Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Alaska Individual Fishing Quota Cost Recovery Program Requirements, 62256 [E8-24887]

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AGENCY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before December 19, 2008. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:42 Oct 17, 2008 Jkt 217001 Direct all written comments to Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6625, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at dHynek@doc.gov). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Patsy A. Bearden, (907) 586– 7008 or patsy.bearden@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ADDRESSES: I. Abstract The Magnuson Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act requires the Secretary of Commerce to conduct a Cost Recovery Program to cover the management and enforcement costs of the Alaska Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) Program. This Cost Recovery Program requires IFQ permit holders to submit information about the value of landings of IFQ species and to calculate and submit fees. The Cost Recovery Program also requires Registered Buyers to submit information about the value and volume of landings of IFQ species. II. Method of Collection Reports and payments may be submitted online or mailed. III. Data OMB Control Number: 0648–0398. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Regular submission. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations; individuals or households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,726. Estimated Time per Response: IFQ Permit Holder Fee Submission Form, IFQ Registered Buyer Ex-vessel Value and Volume Report and appeal process, 2 hours each. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 5,452. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $3,000 in recordkeeping/ reporting costs. IV. Request for Comments Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Alaska 
Individual Fishing Quota Cost Recovery Program Requirements

AGENCY: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort 
to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public 
and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on 
proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before December 19, 
2008.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Diana Hynek, Departmental 
Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6625, 14th 
and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet 
at dHynek@doc.gov).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should 
be directed to Patsy A. Bearden, (907) 586-7008 or 
patsy.bearden@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    The Magnuson Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act 
requires the Secretary of Commerce to conduct a Cost Recovery Program 
to cover the management and enforcement costs of the Alaska Individual 
Fishing Quota (IFQ) Program. This Cost Recovery Program requires IFQ 
permit holders to submit information about the value of landings of IFQ 
species and to calculate and submit fees. The Cost Recovery Program 
also requires Registered Buyers to submit information about the value 
and volume of landings of IFQ species.

II. Method of Collection

    Reports and payments may be submitted online or mailed.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0648-0398.
    Form Number: None.
    Type of Review: Regular submission.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations; 
individuals or households.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,726.
    Estimated Time per Response: IFQ Permit Holder Fee Submission Form, 
IFQ Registered Buyer Ex-vessel Value and Volume Report and appeal 
process, 2 hours each.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 5,452.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $3,000 in recordkeeping/
reporting costs.

IV. Request for Comments

    Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
the agency, including whether the information shall have practical 
utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden 
(including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; 
(c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the 
collection of information on respondents, including through the use of 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information 
collection; they also will become a matter of public record.

    Dated: October 15, 2008.
Gwellnar Banks,
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
 [FR Doc. E8-24887 Filed 10-17-08; 8:45 am]
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