Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Socio-Economic Assessment of Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Under the Limited Access Privilege Program, 14532 [E9-7189]

Download as PDF 14532 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 60 / Tuesday, March 31, 2009 / Notices Type of Review: Regular submission. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations; individuals or households; and State, Local, or Tribal government. Estimated Number of Respondents: 10,968. Estimated Time Per Response: 5 minutes for an initial call-in or Internet report; 5 minutes for a confirmation call; 10 minutes for a landing card; 1 hour for a weekly state report; and 4 hours for an annual state report. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,403. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0. 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: March 26, 2009. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. E9–7187 Filed 3–30–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P 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 June 1, 2009. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 7845, 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 Dr. Juan J. Agar, (305) 361– 4218 or Juan.Agar@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) proposes to collect demographic, cultural, economic and social information about Gulf of Mexico fisheries managed under the limited access privilege program (LAPP). The survey also intends to inquire about the industry’s perceptions, attitudes and beliefs about the performance of the LAPP. The data gathered will be used to describe the social and economic changes brought about by the LAPP, assess the economic performance of the industry under the LAPP, and evaluate the socio-economic impacts of future federal regulatory actions. In addition, the information will be used to strengthen and improve fishery management decision-making, satisfy legal mandates under Executive Order 12866, the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (U.S.C. 1801 et seq.), the Regulatory Flexibility Act, the Endangered Species Act, and the National Environmental Policy Act, and other pertinent statues. II. Method of Collection National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration The socio-economic information sought will be collected via in-person, telephone and mail surveys. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Socio-Economic 
Assessment of Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Under the Limited Access 
Privilege Program

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 June 1, 2009.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Diana Hynek, Departmental 
Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 7845, 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 Dr. Juan J. Agar, (305) 361-4218 or Juan.Agar@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) proposes to collect 
demographic, cultural, economic and social information about Gulf of 
Mexico fisheries managed under the limited access privilege program 
(LAPP). The survey also intends to inquire about the industry's 
perceptions, attitudes and beliefs about the performance of the LAPP. 
The data gathered will be used to describe the social and economic 
changes brought about by the LAPP, assess the economic performance of 
the industry under the LAPP, and evaluate the socio-economic impacts of 
future federal regulatory actions. In addition, the information will be 
used to strengthen and improve fishery management decision-making, 
satisfy legal mandates under Executive Order 12866, the Magnuson-
Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (U.S.C. 1801 et seq.), 
the Regulatory Flexibility Act, the Endangered Species Act, and the 
National Environmental Policy Act, and other pertinent statues.

II. Method of Collection

    The socio-economic information sought will be collected via in-
person, telephone and mail surveys.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: None.
    Form Number: None.
    Type of Review: Regular submission.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,200.
    Estimated Time Per Response: 1 hr.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,200.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0.

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: March 26, 2009.
Gwellnar Banks,
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. E9-7189 Filed 3-30-09; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-22-P