Public Land Order No. 7659; Revocation of Public Land Order No. 3685; New Mexico, 15758 [E6-4534]

Download as PDF 15758 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 60 / Wednesday, March 29, 2006 / Notices System Improvement Act of 1997, Public Law 105–57. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Dated: March 8, 2006. Cynthia K. Dohner, Acting Regional Director. [FR Doc. 06–2985 Filed 3–28–06; 8:45 am] National Park Service Notice of Submission to Office of Management and Budget; Opportunity for Public Comment BILLING CODE 4310–55–M National Park Service, Department of the Interior. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [NMNM–030–1430–ET; NMNM 0554274] Public Land Order No. 7659; Revocation of Public Land Order No. 3685; New Mexico AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Public Land Order. SUMMARY: This order revokes Public Land Order No. 3685 in its entirety as it affects 2,789 acres of public land withdrawn and reserved for use by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for protection of facilities. The land is no longer needed for the purpose for which it was withdrawn. The land will remain closed to surface entry and mining until a planning review and analysis is completed to determine the best use of the land. DATES: Effective Date: March 29, 2006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Angel Mayes, Las Cruces Field Office, 1800 Marquess, Las Cruces, New Mexico 88005, (505) 525–4376. Order hsrobinson on PROD1PC68 with NOTICES By virtue of the authority vested in the Secretary of the Interior by section 204 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, 43 U.S.C. 1714 (2000), it is ordered as follows: Public Land Order 3685 (30 FR 7622, June 17, 1965), which withdrew public land for use by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, is hereby revoked in its entirety as it affects the following described land: New Mexico Principal Meridian T. 23 S., R. 2 E., sec. 13; sec. 14, N1⁄2 and SE1⁄4; sec. 15, lots 15 to 169, inclusive; secs. 24 and 25. The area described contains approximately 2,789 acres in Dona Ana County. Dated: March 10, 2006. Mark Limbaugh, Assistant Secretary of the Interior. [FR Doc. E6–4534 Filed 3–28–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–FB–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:39 Mar 28, 2006 Jkt 208001 SUMMARY: Under provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and 36 CFR part 51, subpart J, regarding the Assignment or Encumbrance of Concession Contracts, the National Park Service (NPS) invites comments on a currently approved collection of information (OMB Control # 1024– 0126). The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has up to 60 days to approve or disapprove the NPS request to renew this information collection, but may respond after 30 days. Therefore, to ensure maximum consideration, OMB should receive public comments within 30 days of the date on which this notice is published in the Federal Register. DATES: Please submit your comments on the proposed Information Collection Request (ICR) by April 28, 2006. ADDRESSES: Please submit your comments directly to the Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior, (OMB #1024–0126) Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, OMB, by fax at 202/ 395–6566, or by e-mail at OIRA_DOCKET@omb.eop.gov. Please also send a copy of your comments to Ms. Jo A. Pendry, Concession Program Manager, National Park Service, 1849 C Street, NW. (2410), Washington, DC 20240, or by e-mail to jo_pendry@nps.gov. J. A. Pendry, Phone: 202–513–7156, fax: 202– 371–6662, or at the address above. You are entitled to a copy of the entire ICR package free-of-charge. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Proposed Sale of Concession Operations. OMB Control Number: 1024–0126. Expiration Date of Approval: February 28, 2006. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information collection. Description of Need: The National Park Service (NPS) authorizes private business known as concessioners to provide necessary and appropriate visitor facilities and services in areas of the National Park System. Concession authorizations may be assigned, sold, FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 transferred, or encumbered by the concessioner subject to prior written approval of the NPS. The NPS requires that certain information be submitted for review prior to the consummation of any sale, transfer, assignment, or encumbrance. 16 U.S.C. 5957 provides that no concession contract or leasehold surrender interest may be transferred, assigned, sold or otherwise conveyed or pledged by a concessioner without prior written notification to, and approval by, the Secretary. Regulations at 36 CFR part 51, subpart J, regarding the Assignment or Encumbrance of Concession Contracts, require that certain information be submitted for review by the NPS prior to the consummation of any sale, transfer, assignment, or encumbrance. The information requested is used to determine whether or not the proposed transaction will result in an adverse impact on the protection, conservation, or preservation of the resources of the unit of the National Park System, decreased services to the public, the lack of a reasonable opportunity for profit over the remaining term of the authorization, or rates in excess of approved rates to the public. In addition, pursuant to the regulations at 36 CFR part 51, the value of rights for intangible assets such as the concession contract, right of preference in renewal, user days, or low fees, belongs to the Government. If any portion of the purchase price is attributable either directly or indirectly to such assets, the transaction may not be approved. the amount and type of information to be submitted varies with the type and complexity of the proposed transaction. Without such information, the NPS would be unable to determine whether approval of the proposed transaction would be adequate. NPS has submitted a request to OMB to renew approval of the collection of information in 36 CFR part 51, subpart J, regarding the Assignment or Encumbrance of Concession Contracts. NPS is requesting a 3-year term of approval for this information collection activity. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The OMB control number for this collection of information is 1024–0126, and is identified in 36 CFR 51.104. The National Park Service published the 60-day Federal Register notice to solicit comments on this proposed information collection on December 13, 2005 on pages 73793–73794. There were no public comments received. E:\FR\FM\29MRN1.SGM 29MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[NMNM-030-1430-ET; NMNM 0554274]


Public Land Order No. 7659; Revocation of Public Land Order No. 
3685; New Mexico

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Public Land Order.

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SUMMARY: This order revokes Public Land Order No. 3685 in its entirety 
as it affects 2,789 acres of public land withdrawn and reserved for use 
by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for protection of 
facilities. The land is no longer needed for the purpose for which it 
was withdrawn. The land will remain closed to surface entry and mining 
until a planning review and analysis is completed to determine the best 
use of the land.

DATES: Effective Date: March 29, 2006.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Angel Mayes, Las Cruces Field Office, 
1800 Marquess, Las Cruces, New Mexico 88005, (505) 525-4376.

Order

    By virtue of the authority vested in the Secretary of the Interior 
by section 204 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, 
43 U.S.C. 1714 (2000), it is ordered as follows:
    Public Land Order 3685 (30 FR 7622, June 17, 1965), which withdrew 
public land for use by the National Aeronautics and Space 
Administration, is hereby revoked in its entirety as it affects the 
following described land:

New Mexico Principal Meridian

T. 23 S., R. 2 E., sec. 13; sec. 14, N\1/2\ and SE\1/4\; sec. 15, 
lots 15 to 169, inclusive; secs. 24 and 25.

    The area described contains approximately 2,789 acres in Dona 
Ana County.

    Dated: March 10, 2006.
Mark Limbaugh,
Assistant Secretary of the Interior.
[FR Doc. E6-4534 Filed 3-28-06; 8:45 am]
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