Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Certification Requirements for NOAA's Hydrographic Product Quality Assurance Program, 4091 [2011-1372]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 15 / Monday, January 24, 2011 / Notices 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: January 19, 2011. Glenna Mickelson, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration III. Data Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Certification Requirements for NOAA’s Hydrographic Product Quality Assurance Program National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. 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 March 25, 2011. 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 David B. Enabnit, (301) 713– 2770 x132, Dave.Enabnit@noaa.gov. mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES 15:51 Jan 21, 2011 Jkt 223001 This request is for a regular submission (extension) of a currently approved information collection. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) was mandated to develop and implement a quality assurance program under which the Administrator may certify privately-made hydrographic products. The Administrator fulfilled this mandate by establishing procedures by which hydrographic products are proposed for certification; by which standards and compliance tests are developed, adopted, and applied for those products; and by which certification is awarded or denied. These procedures are now 15 CFR part 996. The application and recordkeeping requirements at 15 CFR part 996 are basis for this collection of information. Respondents have a choice of making application using either electronic or paper means. Methods of submittal include e-mail of documents, and mail and facsimile transmission of paper documents described in 15 CFR part 996. BILLING CODE 3510–07–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 I. Abstract II. Method of Collection [FR Doc. 2011–1321 Filed 1–21–11; 8:45 am] SUMMARY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB Control Number: 0648–0507. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Regular submission (extension of a currently approved collection). Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1. Estimated Time per Response: 4 hours to prepare the initial application; 4 hours for documentation to accompany an item submitted for certification; and 4 hours for a request for reconsideration of a NOAA decision. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 12. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $1.32. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 4091 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: January 19, 2011. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2011–1372 Filed 1–21–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–JE–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XA165 Marine Mammals; File No. 15510 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; receipt of application. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that Jennifer Burns, Ph.D., University of Alaska Anchorage, Biology Department, 3101 Science Circle, Anchorage, AK, has applied in due form for a permit to receive, import, and export marine mammal parts for scientific research. DATES: Written, telefaxed, or e-mail comments must be received on or before February 23, 2011. ADDRESSES: The application and related documents are available for review by selecting ‘‘Records Open for Public Comment’’ from the Features box on the Applications and Permits for Protected Species (APPS) home page, https:// apps.nmfs.noaa.gov, and then selecting File No. 15510 from the list of available applications. These documents are also available upon written request or by appointment in the following office(s): Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910; phone (301) 713–2289; fax (301) 713–0376; and Alaska Region, NMFS, P.O. Box 21668, Juneau, AK 99802–1668; phone (907) 586–7221; fax (907) 586–7249. Written comments on this application should be submitted to the Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, at the address listed above. Comments may also be submitted by facsimile to (301) 713–0376, or by email to NMFS.Pr1Comments@noaa.gov. 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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 15 (Monday, January 24, 2011)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2011-1372]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Certification 
Requirements for NOAA's Hydrographic Product Quality Assurance Program

AGENCY: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 
Commerce.

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 March 25, 2011.

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 David B. Enabnit, (301) 713-2770 x132, 
Dave.Enabnit@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    This request is for a regular submission (extension) of a currently 
approved information collection.
    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) was 
mandated to develop and implement a quality assurance program under 
which the Administrator may certify privately-made hydrographic 
products. The Administrator fulfilled this mandate by establishing 
procedures by which hydrographic products are proposed for 
certification; by which standards and compliance tests are developed, 
adopted, and applied for those products; and by which certification is 
awarded or denied. These procedures are now 15 CFR part 996. The 
application and recordkeeping requirements at 15 CFR part 996 are basis 
for this collection of information.

II. Method of Collection

    Respondents have a choice of making application using either 
electronic or paper means. Methods of submittal include e-mail of 
documents, and mail and facsimile transmission of paper documents 
described in 15 CFR part 996.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0648-0507.
    Form Number: None.
    Type of Review: Regular submission (extension of a currently 
approved collection).
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1.
    Estimated Time per Response: 4 hours to prepare the initial 
application; 4 hours for documentation to accompany an item submitted 
for certification; and 4 hours for a request for reconsideration of a 
NOAA decision.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 12.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $1.32.

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: January 19, 2011.
Gwellnar Banks,
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2011-1372 Filed 1-21-11; 8:45 am]
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