Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request for the Nonferrous Metals Surveys (30 Forms), 10544-10545 [2012-4038]

Download as PDF srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 10544 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 35 / Wednesday, February 22, 2012 / Notices Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture have renewed the Wildlife and Hunting Heritage Conservation Council (Council) charter for 2 years. DATES: The charter will be filed with the Senate and House of Representatives and the Library of Congress on March 8, 2012. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joshua Winchell, Council Coordinator, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, (703) 358–2639. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Council will conduct its operations in accordance with the provisions of the FACA. It will report to the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture through the Fish and Wildlife Service. The Council will function solely as an advisory body. The Council’s duties will consist of, but are not limited to, providing recommendations for: (a) Implementing the Recreational Hunting and Wildlife Resource Conservation Plan—A Ten-Year Plan for Implementation; (b) Increasing public awareness of and support for the Wildlife Restoration Program; (c) Fostering wildlife and habitat conservation and ethics in hunting and shooting sports recreation; (d) Stimulating sportsmen and women’s participation in conservation and management of wildlife and habitat resources through outreach and education; (e) Fostering communication and coordination among State, tribal, and Federal governments; industry; sportsmen and women who hunt and shoot; wildlife and habitat conservation and management organizations; and the public; (f) Providing appropriate access to Federal lands for recreational shooting and hunting; (g) Providing recommendations to improve implementation of Federal conservation programs that benefit wildlife, hunting, and outdoor recreation on private lands; and (h) When requested by the Designated Federal Officer in consultation with the Council Chairman, performing a variety of assessments or reviews of policies, programs, and efforts through the Council’s designated subcommittees or workgroups. The Council will consist of no more than 18 discretionary and 7 ex officio members. The Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture will appoint discretionary members for 3year terms. (a) Ex officio members: (1) Director, Fish and Wildlife Service, or designated representative; VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:37 Feb 21, 2012 Jkt 226001 (2) Director, Bureau of Land Management, or designated representative; (3) Director, National Park Service, or designated representative; (4) Chief, U.S. Forest Service, or designated representative; (5) Chief, Natural Resources Conservation Service, or designated representative; (6) Administrator, Farm Service Agency, or designated representative; and (7) Executive Director, Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies. (b) The remaining (discretionary) members will be selected from among the national interest groups listed below. These members must be seniorlevel representatives of their organizations and/or have the ability to represent their designated constituency. (1) State fish and wildlife resource management agencies; (2) Wildlife and habitat conservation/ management organizations; (3) Game bird hunting organizations; (4) Waterfowl hunting organizations; (5) Big game hunting organizations; (6) Sportsmen and women community at large; (7) Archery, hunting, and/or shooting sports industry; (8) Hunting and shooting sports outreach and education organizations; (9) Tourism, outfitter, and/or guide industries related to hunting and/or shooting sports; (10) Tribal resource management organizations. The Council will function solely as an advisory body and in compliance with provisions of the FACA (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2). This notice is published in accordance with section 9a(2) of the FACA. The certification of renewal is published below. Certification: I hereby certify that the Wildlife and Hunting Heritage Conservation Council is necessary and is in the public interest in connection with the performance of duties imposed on the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture in furtherance of the provisions of the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956 (16 U.S.C. 742a), the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1701), the National Wildlife Refuge System Improvement Act of 1997 (16 U.S.C. 668dd), and Executive Order 13443, ‘‘Facilitation of Hunting Heritage and Wildlife Conservation.’’ DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Geological Survey [USGS–GX12LR000F60100] Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request for the Nonferrous Metals Surveys (30 Forms) U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Interior. ACTION: Notice of a revision of a currently approved information collection (1028–0053). AGENCY: To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), we are notifying the public that we have submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) an information collection request (ICR) for the revision of the currently approved paperwork requirements for the Nonferrous Metals Surveys. This collection consists of 30 forms. The revision includes adding the following form: USGS Form 9–4128–A; and removing the following forms: USGS Form 9–4054–M and USGS Form 9– 4061–A. This notice provides the public and other Federal agencies an opportunity to comment on the nature of this collection which is scheduled to expire on March 31, 2012. DATES: Please submit your comments on or before March 23, 2012. ADDRESSES: Please submit written comments on this ICR to the OMB Office of Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior via email to oira_docket@omb.eop.gov or fax at 202– 395–5806; and reference Information Collection 1028–0053 in the subject line. Please also submit a copy of your comments to Shari Baloch, Information Collection Clearance Officer, U.S. Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Mail Stop 807, Reston, VA 20192 (mail); 703–648–7174 (telephone); 703– 648–7199 (fax); or smbaloch@usgs.gov (email); and reference Information Collection 1028–0053 in the subject line. SUMMARY: [FR Doc. 2012–4028 Filed 2–21–12; 8:45 am] To request additional information about this ICR, contact Carleen Kostick at 703– 648–7940 (telephone); ckostick@usgs.gov (email); or by mail at U.S. Geological Survey, 985 National Center, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20192. To see a copy of the entire ICR submitted to OMB, go to http://www.reginfo.gov (Information Collection Review, Currently under Review). BILLING CODE 4310–55–P SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: January 11, 2012. Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior. PO 00000 Frm 00073 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: E:\FR\FM\22FEN1.SGM 22FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 35 / Wednesday, February 22, 2012 / Notices I. Abstract Respondents use these forms to supply the USGS with domestic production and consumption data of nonferrous and related nonfuel mineral commodities, some of which are considered strategic and critical. This information will be published as chapters in Minerals Yearbook, monthly Mineral Industry Surveys, annual Mineral Commodity Summaries, and special publications, for use by Government agencies, industry, education programs, and the general public. II. Data OMB Control Number: 1028–0053. Form Number: Various (30 forms). Title: Nonferrous Metals Surveys. Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Private sector: U.S. nonfuel minerals producers and consumers of nonferrous and related metals. Respondent Obligation: Voluntary. Frequency of Collection: Monthly, quarterly, and annually. Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 4,971. Annual Burden Hours: 3,683 hours. We expect to receive 4,971 annual responses. We estimate an average of 20 minutes to 2 hours per response. Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping ‘‘Non-Hour Cost’’ Burden: We have not identified any ‘‘non-hour cost’’ burdens associated with this collection of information. srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES III. Request for Comments On August 23, 2011, we published a Federal Register Notice (76 FR 52686) announcing that we would submit this ICR to OMB for approval and soliciting comments. The comment period closed on October 24, 2011. We did not receive any comments in response to that notice. We again invite comments concerning this ICR on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the agency to perform its duties, including whether the information is useful; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (c) how to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) how to minimize the burden on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Please note that the comments submitted in response to this notice are a matter of public record. Before VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:37 Feb 21, 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 anytime. Although you can ask OMB in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that it will be done. USGS Information Collection Clearance Officer: Shari Baloch 703– 648–7174. Dated February 15, 2012. John H. DeYoung, Jr., Director, National Minerals Information Center, U.S. Geological Survey. 10545 certify and publish in the Federal Register notice of adopted liquor ordinances for the purpose of regulating liquor transactions in Indian country. The Coushatta Tribal Council adopted the Ordinance, by Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana Tribal Council Resolution No. 2011–32, on March 30, 2011. This notice is published in accordance with the authority delegated by the Secretary of the Interior to the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs. I certify that the Tribal Council duly adopted the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana Alcoholic Beverage Control Ordinance on March 30, 2011. Dated: February 13, 2012. Larry Echo Hawk, Assistant Secretary, Indian Affairs . BILLING CODE 4311–AM–P The Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana Alcoholic Beverage Control Ordinance reads as follows: DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Section 1. Title Bureau of Indian Affairs Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana— Alcoholic Beverage Control Ordinance This Ordinance shall be known as the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana Alcoholic Beverage Control Ordinance. Section 2. Purpose [FR Doc. 2012–4038 Filed 2–21–12; 8:45 am] Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice publishes the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana Alcoholic Beverage Control Ordinance. The Ordinance regulates and controls the possession, sale and consumption of liquor within the Coushatta Tribe’s Indian country. This Ordinance will increase the ability of the tribal government to control the distribution and possession of liquor within its reservation and at the same time will provide an important source of revenue and strengthening of the tribal government and the delivery of tribal services. SUMMARY: Effective Date: This Act is effective as of February 22, 2012. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Chanda M. Joseph, Tribal Relations Specialist, Eastern Regional Office, Bureau of Indian Affairs, 545 Marriott Drive, Suite 700, Nashville, TN 37214; Telephone (615) 564–6750; Fax (615) 564–6701; or De Springer, Office of Indian Services, 1849 C Street NW., MS/ 4513/MIB, Washington, DC 20240; Telephone (202) 513–7626; Fax (202) 208–5113. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the Act of August 15, 1953; Public Law 83–277, 67 Stat. 586, 18 U.S.C. 1161, as interpreted by the Supreme Court in Rice v. Rehner, 463 U.S. 713 (1983), the Secretary of the Interior shall PO 00000 Frm 00074 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The purpose of this Ordinance is to authorize, regulate and control the possession, transportation, purchase, sale and serving of alcoholic beverages within the Indian Country of the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana in accordance with federal law, the laws of the State of Louisiana and the laws of the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana. Section 3. Definitions As used in this Ordinance, the following words shall have the following meanings unless the context clearly requires otherwise: (a) ‘‘Alcoholic beverage’’ means any fluid or any solid capable of being converted into fluid, suitable for human consumption, and containing more than one-half of one percent alcohol by volume, including malt, vinous, spirituous, alcoholic or intoxicating liquors, beer, porter, ale, stout fruit juices, cider, or wine. (b) ‘‘Gaming Enterprise’’ includes all businesses whose employees are subject to licensing by the Coushatta Gaming Commission. (c) ‘‘Indian Country’’ means the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana’s Indian country as that term is defined in 18 U.S.C. § 1151. (d) ‘‘Liquors’’ means all distilled or rectified alcoholic spirits, brandy, whiskey, rum, gin, and all similar distilled alcoholic beverages, including all dilutions and mixtures of one or more of the foregoing, such as liquors, cordials, and similar compounds. E:\FR\FM\22FEN1.SGM 22FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 35 (Wednesday, February 22, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 10544-10545]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-4038]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Geological Survey

[USGS-GX12LR000F60100]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request for the 
Nonferrous Metals Surveys (30 Forms)

AGENCY: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Interior.

ACTION: Notice of a revision of a currently approved information 
collection (1028-0053).

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SUMMARY: To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), we 
are notifying the public that we have submitted to the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) an information collection request (ICR) for 
the revision of the currently approved paperwork requirements for the 
Nonferrous Metals Surveys. This collection consists of 30 forms. The 
revision includes adding the following form: USGS Form 9-4128-A; and 
removing the following forms: USGS Form 9-4054-M and USGS Form 9-4061-
A. This notice provides the public and other Federal agencies an 
opportunity to comment on the nature of this collection which is 
scheduled to expire on March 31, 2012.

DATES: Please submit your comments on or before March 23, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Please submit written comments on this ICR to the OMB Office 
of Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Desk Officer for the Department of 
the Interior via email to oira_docket@omb.eop.gov or fax at 202-395-
5806; and reference Information Collection 1028-0053 in the subject 
line. Please also submit a copy of your comments to Shari Baloch, 
Information Collection Clearance Officer, U.S. Geological Survey, 12201 
Sunrise Valley Drive, Mail Stop 807, Reston, VA 20192 (mail); 703-648-
7174 (telephone); 703-648-7199 (fax); or smbaloch@usgs.gov (email); and 
reference Information Collection 1028-0053 in the subject line.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information 
about this ICR, contact Carleen Kostick at 703-648-7940 (telephone); 
ckostick@usgs.gov (email); or by mail at U.S. Geological Survey, 985 
National Center, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20192. To see a 
copy of the entire ICR submitted to OMB, go to http://www.reginfo.gov 
(Information Collection Review, Currently under Review).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

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I. Abstract

    Respondents use these forms to supply the USGS with domestic 
production and consumption data of nonferrous and related nonfuel 
mineral commodities, some of which are considered strategic and 
critical. This information will be published as chapters in Minerals 
Yearbook, monthly Mineral Industry Surveys, annual Mineral Commodity 
Summaries, and special publications, for use by Government agencies, 
industry, education programs, and the general public.

II. Data

    OMB Control Number: 1028-0053.
    Form Number: Various (30 forms).
    Title: Nonferrous Metals Surveys.
    Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Private sector: U.S. nonfuel minerals producers 
and consumers of nonferrous and related metals.
    Respondent Obligation: Voluntary.
    Frequency of Collection: Monthly, quarterly, and annually.
    Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 4,971.
    Annual Burden Hours: 3,683 hours. We expect to receive 4,971 annual 
responses. We estimate an average of 20 minutes to 2 hours per 
response.
    Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping ``Non-Hour Cost'' Burden: We 
have not identified any ``non-hour cost'' burdens associated with this 
collection of information.

III. Request for Comments

    On August 23, 2011, we published a Federal Register Notice (76 FR 
52686) announcing that we would submit this ICR to OMB for approval and 
soliciting comments. The comment period closed on October 24, 2011. We 
did not receive any comments in response to that notice.
    We again invite comments concerning this ICR on: (a) Whether the 
proposed collection of information is necessary for the agency to 
perform its duties, including whether the information is useful; (b) 
the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed 
collection of information; (c) how to enhance the quality, usefulness, 
and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) how to minimize 
the burden on the respondents, including the use of automated 
collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
    Please note that the comments submitted in response to this notice 
are a matter of public record. 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 anytime. Although you can ask OMB in your comment to withhold your 
personal identifying information from public review, we cannot 
guarantee that it will be done.
    USGS Information Collection Clearance Officer: Shari Baloch 703-
648-7174.

    Dated February 15, 2012.
John H. DeYoung, Jr.,
Director, National Minerals Information Center, U.S. Geological Survey.
[FR Doc. 2012-4038 Filed 2-21-12; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4311-AM-P