Proposed Information Collection; Wildlife and Sport Fish Grants and Cooperative Agreements, 3489-3490 [2012-1320]

Download as PDF 3489 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 15 / Tuesday, January 24, 2012 / Notices groups, as well as state, local, and tribal governments, to expand support for conservation corps programs, career training and youth employment opportunities; (5) and developing pathways for 21 CSC participants for future conservation engagement and natural resource careers. Background information on the Committee is available at www.doi.gov/21csc. Meeting Agenda The Committee will convene to consider: (1) The proposed by-laws, roles and responsibilities of members and the decision making process of the Committee; (2) The Committee timeline, objectives and outcomes, focusing on the Committee duties outlined in the charter; (3) Other Committee business. The public will be able to make comment on Friday, February 10, 2012 from 2:15 p.m. to 3 p.m. The final agenda will be posted on www.doi.gov/ 21csc prior to the meeting. Public Input Interested members of the public may present, either orally or through written comments, information for the Committee to consider during the public meeting. Speakers who wish to expand upon their oral statements, or those who had wished to speak, but could not be accommodated during the public comment period, are encouraged to submit their comments in written form to the Committee after the meeting. Individuals or groups requesting to make comment at the public Committee meeting will be limited to 2 minutes per speaker, with no more than a total of 45 minutes for all speakers. Interested parties should contact Lisa Young, DFO, in writing (preferably via email), by February 6, 2012. (See FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT), to be placed on the public speaker list for this meeting. In order to attend this meeting, you must register by close of business February 6. The meeting location is open to the public, and current, government issued, photo ID is required to enter. Space is limited, so all interested in attending should preregister. Please submit your name, time of arrival, email address and phone number to Lisa Young via email at Lisa_Young@ios.doi.gov or by phone at (202) 208–7586. Dated: January 19, 2012. Lisa Young, Designated Federal Officer. [FR Doc. 2012–1343 Filed 1–23–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R9–WSR–2012–N015; FVWF941009000007B–XXX–FF09W11000/ FVWF51100900000–XXX–FF09W11000] I. Abstract. Proposed Information Collection; Wildlife and Sport Fish Grants and Cooperative Agreements Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice; request for comments. AGENCY: We (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service) will ask the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve the information collection (IC) described below. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and SUMMARY: as part of our continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, we invite the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on this IC. This IC is scheduled to expire on August 31, 2012. We 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. DATES: To ensure that we are able to consider your comments on this IC, we must receive them by March 26, 2012. ADDRESSES: Send your comments on the IC to the Service Information Collection Clearance Officer, Fish and Wildlife Service, MS 2042–PDM, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203 (mail); or INFOCOL@fws.gov (email). Please include ‘‘1018–0109’’ in the subject line of your comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information about this IC, contact Hope Grey at INFOCOL@fws.gov (email) or (703) 358– 2482 (telephone). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program (WSFR), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, administers the following financial assistance programs in whole or in part. We award most financial assistance as grants, but cooperative agreements are possible if the Federal Government will be substantially involved in carrying out the project. You can find a description of most programs in the Catalog of Domestic Federal Assistance (CDFA). Implementing regulations CDFA Program Authority 15.616 ........................... 15.614 ........................... Clean Vessel Act ........................................... Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection, and Restoration Act. Cooperative Endangered Species Conservation Fund. Enhanced Hunter Education and Safety ....... 33 U.S.C. 1322, 16 U.S.C. 777c ................... 16 U.S.C. 3951 et seq .................................. 50 CFR 85. 50 CFR 84. 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq., with special reference to section 1535. 16 U.S.C. 669 et seq. with special reference to 669h–1. 16 U.S.C. 661, 16 U.S.C. 742a, 16 U.S.C. 2901–2911. Highlands Conservation Act (November 30, 2004), Public Law 108–421. Annual Appropriations Acts for the Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies for fiscal years 2003–07. 16 U.S.C. 460l–4—460l–11. 16 U.S.C. 669–669c, 669h–2, 16 U.S.C. 777–777c, 777m. 23 U.S.C. 101, 16 U.S.C. 777g(d) ................ 16 U.S.C. 661, 16 U.S.C. 742f(a)(4) ............. 16 U.S.C. 661, 16 U.S.C. 742f(a)(4) ............. 50 CFR 81. 15.615 ........................... 15.626 ........................... 15.667 ........................... Fish and Wildlife Coordination and Assistance Programs. Highlands Conservation ................................ 15.633 ........................... srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 15.664 ........................... Landowner Incentive Program ...................... 15.628 ........................... Multistate Conservation Grants ..................... 15.653 ........................... 15.650 ........................... 15.649 ........................... National Outreach and Communications ...... Research Grants (Generic) ........................... Service Training and Technical Assistance (Generic Training). Sport Fish Restoration ................................... 15.605 ........................... VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:31 Jan 23, 2012 Jkt 226001 PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 16 U.S.C. 777 et seq. except 777e–1 and g–1. Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\24JAN1.SGM 24JAN1 50 CFR 80. None. None. None. None. None. None. None. 50 CFR 80. 3490 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 15 / Tuesday, January 24, 2012 / Notices Implementing regulations CDFA Program Authority 15.622 ........................... 16 U.S.C. 777c, g, and g–1 .......................... 50 CFR 86. 15.634 ........................... Sportfishing and Boating Safety Act (Boating Infrastructure Grants). State Wildlife Grants ...................................... None. 15.638 archived ............ Tribal Landowner Incentive Program ............ 15.639 ........................... Tribal Wildlife Grants ..................................... 15.625 archived ............ Wildlife Conservation and Restoration Program. Wildlife Restoration ........................................ Annual Appropriations Acts for the Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies for fiscal years 2001–12, 16 U.S.C. 460l–4—460l–11, fiscal years 2002 through 2007. Same as the Landowner Incentive Program at CDFA number 15.633. Same as the State Wildlife Grants Program at CDFA number 15.634. 16 U.S.C. 669 et seq. with special reference to sections 669–669c. 16 U.S.C. 669 et seq .................................... 15.611 ........................... To apply for financial assistance funds, you must submit an application that describes in substantial detail project locations, benefits, funding, and other characteristics. Materials to assist applicants in formulating project proposals are available on Grants.gov. We use the application to determine: • Eligibility of the grant. • Scale of resource values or relative worth of the project. • Effect of the project on environmental and cultural resources. • How well the proposed project will meet the purposes of the program’s establishing legislation. Persons or entities receiving grants must submit periodic performance reports that contain information necessary for us to track costs and accomplishments. II. Data OMB Control Number: 1018–0109. Title: Wildlife and Sport Fish Grants and Cooperative Agreements. Service Form Number: None. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. Description of Respondents: States; the Commonwealths of Puerto Rico and the Northern Mariana Islands; the District of Columbia; the territories of Guam, U.S. Virgin Islands, and American Samoa; federally-recognized tribal governments; institutions of Number of respondents Activity None. None. None. 50 CFR 80. higher education; and nongovernmental organizations. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain a benefit. Frequency of Collection: We require applications annually for new grants. We require amendments on occasion when key elements of a project change. We require quarterly and final performance reports in the National Outreach and Communication Program and annual and final performance reports in the other programs. We may require more frequent reports under the conditions stated at 43 CFR 12.52 and 43 CFR 12.914. Number of responses Completion time per response (hours) Total annual burden hours 200 150 200 2,500 1,500 3,500 40 2 6 100,000 3,000 21,000 Totals ........................................................................................................ srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Initial Application (project narrative) ................................................................ Revision of Award Terms (Amendment) ......................................................... Performance Reports ....................................................................................... 550 7,500 ........................ 124,000 III. Comments We invite comments concerning this information collection on: • Whether or not the collection of information is necessary, including whether or not the information will have practical utility; • The accuracy of our estimate of the burden for this collection of information; • Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and • Ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents. Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of public record. We will include or summarize each comment in our request to OMB to approve this IC. Before VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:31 Jan 23, 2012 Jkt 226001 including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment, including your personal identifying information, may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Dated: January 18, 2012. Tina A. Campbell, Chief, Division of Policy and Directives Management, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. [FR Doc. 2012–1320 Filed 1–23–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R9–MB–2012–N017; FXMB12310900APM4] Information Collection Request Sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Approval; Mourning Dove Call Count Survey Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice; request for comments. AGENCY: We (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service) have sent an Information Collection Request (ICR) to OMB for review and approval. We summarize the ICR below and describe the nature of the collection and the estimated burden and SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\24JAN1.SGM 24JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 15 (Tuesday, January 24, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 3489-3490]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-1320]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R9-WSR-2012-N015; FVWF941009000007B-XXX-FF09W11000/
FVWF51100900000-XXX-FF09W11000]


Proposed Information Collection; Wildlife and Sport Fish Grants 
and Cooperative Agreements

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice; request for comments.

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SUMMARY: We (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service) will ask the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) to approve the information collection (IC) 
described below. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and 
as part of our continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent 
burden, we invite the general public and other Federal agencies to take 
this opportunity to comment on this IC. This IC is scheduled to expire 
on August 31, 2012. We 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.

DATES: To ensure that we are able to consider your comments on this IC, 
we must receive them by March 26, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Send your comments on the IC to the Service Information 
Collection Clearance Officer, Fish and Wildlife Service, MS 2042-PDM, 
4401 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203 (mail); or 
INFOCOL@fws.gov (email). Please include ``1018-0109'' in the subject 
line of your comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information 
about this IC, contact Hope Grey at INFOCOL@fws.gov (email) or (703) 
358-2482 (telephone).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract.

    The Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program (WSFR), U.S. Fish 
and Wildlife Service, administers the following financial assistance 
programs in whole or in part. We award most financial assistance as 
grants, but cooperative agreements are possible if the Federal 
Government will be substantially involved in carrying out the project. 
You can find a description of most programs in the Catalog of Domestic 
Federal Assistance (CDFA).

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                                                                                               Implementing
                 CDFA                          Program                 Authority               regulations
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15.616...............................  Clean Vessel Act.......  33 U.S.C. 1322, 16       50 CFR 85.
                                                                 U.S.C. 777c.
15.614...............................  Coastal Wetlands         16 U.S.C. 3951 et seq..  50 CFR 84.
                                        Planning, Protection,
                                        and Restoration Act.
15.615...............................  Cooperative Endangered   16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.,  50 CFR 81.
                                        Species Conservation     with special reference
                                        Fund.                    to section 1535.
15.626...............................  Enhanced Hunter          16 U.S.C. 669 et seq.    50 CFR 80.
                                        Education and Safety.    with special reference
                                                                 to 669h-1.
15.664...............................  Fish and Wildlife        16 U.S.C. 661, 16        None.
                                        Coordination and         U.S.C. 742a, 16 U.S.C.
                                        Assistance Programs.     2901-2911.
15.667...............................  Highlands Conservation.  Highlands Conservation   None.
                                                                 Act (November 30,
                                                                 2004), Public Law 108-
                                                                 421.
15.633...............................  Landowner Incentive      Annual Appropriations    None.
                                        Program.                 Acts for the
                                                                 Department of the
                                                                 Interior, Environment,
                                                                 and Related Agencies
                                                                 for fiscal years 2003-
                                                                 07. 16 U.S.C. 460l-4--
                                                                 460l-11.
15.628...............................  Multistate Conservation  16 U.S.C. 669-669c,      None.
                                        Grants.                  669h-2, 16 U.S.C. 777-
                                                                 777c, 777m.
15.653...............................  National Outreach and    23 U.S.C. 101, 16        None.
                                        Communications.          U.S.C. 777g(d).
15.650...............................  Research Grants          16 U.S.C. 661, 16        None.
                                        (Generic).               U.S.C. 742f(a)(4).
15.649...............................  Service Training and     16 U.S.C. 661, 16        None.
                                        Technical Assistance     U.S.C. 742f(a)(4).
                                        (Generic Training).
15.605...............................  Sport Fish Restoration.  16 U.S.C. 777 et seq.    50 CFR 80.
                                                                 except 777e-1 and g-1.

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15.622...............................  Sportfishing and         16 U.S.C. 777c, g, and   50 CFR 86.
                                        Boating Safety Act       g-1.
                                        (Boating
                                        Infrastructure Grants).
15.634...............................  State Wildlife Grants..  Annual Appropriations    None.
                                                                 Acts for the
                                                                 Department of the
                                                                 Interior, Environment,
                                                                 and Related Agencies
                                                                 for fiscal years 2001-
                                                                 12, 16 U.S.C. 460l-4--
                                                                 460l-11, fiscal years
                                                                 2002 through 2007.
15.638 archived......................  Tribal Landowner         Same as the Landowner    None.
                                        Incentive Program.       Incentive Program at
                                                                 CDFA number 15.633.
15.639...............................  Tribal Wildlife Grants.  Same as the State        None.
                                                                 Wildlife Grants
                                                                 Program at CDFA number
                                                                 15.634.
15.625 archived......................  Wildlife Conservation    16 U.S.C. 669 et seq.    None.
                                        and Restoration          with special reference
                                        Program.                 to sections 669-669c.
15.611...............................  Wildlife Restoration...  16 U.S.C. 669 et seq...  50 CFR 80.
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    To apply for financial assistance funds, you must submit an 
application that describes in substantial detail project locations, 
benefits, funding, and other characteristics. Materials to assist 
applicants in formulating project proposals are available on 
Grants.gov. We use the application to determine:
     Eligibility of the grant.
     Scale of resource values or relative worth of the project.
     Effect of the project on environmental and cultural 
resources.
     How well the proposed project will meet the purposes of 
the program's establishing legislation.
    Persons or entities receiving grants must submit periodic 
performance reports that contain information necessary for us to track 
costs and accomplishments.

II. Data

    OMB Control Number: 1018-0109.
    Title: Wildlife and Sport Fish Grants and Cooperative Agreements.
    Service Form Number: None.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Description of Respondents: States; the Commonwealths of Puerto 
Rico and the Northern Mariana Islands; the District of Columbia; the 
territories of Guam, U.S. Virgin Islands, and American Samoa; 
federally-recognized tribal governments; institutions of higher 
education; and nongovernmental organizations.
    Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain or retain a benefit.
    Frequency of Collection: We require applications annually for new 
grants. We require amendments on occasion when key elements of a 
project change. We require quarterly and final performance reports in 
the National Outreach and Communication Program and annual and final 
performance reports in the other programs. We may require more frequent 
reports under the conditions stated at 43 CFR 12.52 and 43 CFR 12.914.

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                                                                                    Completion
                                                     Number of       Number of       time per      Total annual
                    Activity                        respondents      responses       response      burden hours
                                                                                      (hours)
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Initial Application (project narrative).........             200           2,500              40         100,000
Revision of Award Terms (Amendment).............             150           1,500               2           3,000
Performance Reports.............................             200           3,500               6          21,000
                                                 ---------------------------------------------------------------
    Totals......................................             550           7,500  ..............         124,000
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III. Comments

    We invite comments concerning this information collection on:
     Whether or not the collection of information is necessary, 
including whether or not the information will have practical utility;
     The accuracy of our estimate of the burden for this 
collection of information;
     Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and
     Ways to minimize the burden of the collection of 
information on respondents.
    Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of 
public record. We will include or summarize each comment in our request 
to OMB to approve this IC. Before including your address, phone number, 
email address, or other personal identifying information in your 
comment, you should be aware that your entire comment, including your 
personal identifying information, may be made publicly available at any 
time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal 
identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we 
will be able to do so.

    Dated: January 18, 2012.
Tina A. Campbell,
Chief, Division of Policy and Directives Management, U.S. Fish and 
Wildlife Service.
[FR Doc. 2012-1320 Filed 1-23-12; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4310-55-P