Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Alaska Region Bering Sea & Aleutian Islands (BSAI) Crab Economic Data Reports, 59687 [2010-24240]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 187 / Tuesday, September 28, 2010 / Notices 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: September 21, 2010. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2010–24241 Filed 9–27–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–HR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). ACTION: Notice. 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 November 29, 2010. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 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 srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:22 Sep 27, 2010 Jkt 220001 I. Abstract This request is for an extension without change of a currently approved information collection. The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) manages the crab fisheries in the waters off the coast of Alaska under the Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands (BSAI) Crab. The Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. (Magnuson-Stevens Act) mandated the Secretary of Commerce to implement the Crab Rationalization Program (CR Program) for the BSAI Management Area (BSAI) crab fisheries. The CR Program allocates BSAI crab resources among harvesters, processors, and coastal communities and monitors the ‘‘economic stability for harvesters, processors, and coastal communities.’’ The Magnuson-Stevens Act provides specific guidance on the CR Program’s mandatory economic data collection report (EDR) used to assess the efficacy of the CR Program. Data from the EDR will directly contribute to ongoing evaluation of potential antitrust and anti-competitive practices in the crab industry. II. Method of Collection Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Alaska Region Bering Sea & Aleutian Islands (BSAI) Crab Economic Data Reports SUMMARY: instrument and instructions should be directed to Patsy Bearden, (907) 586– 7008 or Patsy.Bearden@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Respondents have a choice of either electronic or paper forms. Methods of submittal include e-mail of electronic forms, online transmission, and mail transmission of paper forms. III. Data OMB Control Number: 0648–0518. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Regular submission (extension without change of a currently approved information collection). Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations; not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Number of Respondents: 131. Estimated Time Per Response: 7 hours, 30 minutes for annual catcher vessel EDR; 12 hours, 30 minutes for annual catcher/processor EDR; 10 hours for annual stationary floating crab processor EDR; 10 hours for annual shoreside processor EDR; and 3 hours for verification of data. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,478. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $150,606 in recordkeeping/ reporting costs. PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 59687 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: September 21, 2010. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2010–24240 Filed 9–27–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Comprehensive Data Collection on Fishing Dependence of Alaska Communities National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). ACTION: Notice. 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 November 29, 2010. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\28SEN1.SGM 28SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Alaska Region 
Bering Sea & Aleutian Islands (BSAI) Crab Economic Data Reports

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 November 29, 
2010.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Diana Hynek, Departmental 
Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 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 Bearden, (907) 586-7008 or Patsy.Bearden@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    This request is for an extension without change of a currently 
approved information collection. The National Marine Fisheries Service 
(NMFS) manages the crab fisheries in the waters off the coast of Alaska 
under the Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for the Bering Sea and Aleutian 
Islands (BSAI) Crab. The Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and 
Management Act, 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. (Magnuson-Stevens Act) mandated 
the Secretary of Commerce to implement the Crab Rationalization Program 
(CR Program) for the BSAI Management Area (BSAI) crab fisheries. The CR 
Program allocates BSAI crab resources among harvesters, processors, and 
coastal communities and monitors the ``economic stability for 
harvesters, processors, and coastal communities.'' The Magnuson-Stevens 
Act provides specific guidance on the CR Program's mandatory economic 
data collection report (EDR) used to assess the efficacy of the CR 
Program. Data from the EDR will directly contribute to ongoing 
evaluation of potential anti-trust and anti-competitive practices in 
the crab industry.

II. Method of Collection

    Respondents have a choice of either electronic or paper forms. 
Methods of submittal include e-mail of electronic forms, online 
transmission, and mail transmission of paper forms.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0648-0518.
    Form Number: None.
    Type of Review: Regular submission (extension without change of a 
currently approved information collection).
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations; not-
for-profit institutions.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 131.
    Estimated Time Per Response: 7 hours, 30 minutes for annual catcher 
vessel EDR; 12 hours, 30 minutes for annual catcher/processor EDR; 10 
hours for annual stationary floating crab processor EDR; 10 hours for 
annual shoreside processor EDR; and 3 hours for verification of data.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,478.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $150,606 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: September 21, 2010.
Gwellnar Banks,
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2010-24240 Filed 9-27-10; 8:45 am]
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