Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Application for Appointment in the NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps, 40341 [2012-16608]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 131 / Monday, July 9, 2012 / Notices Act of 1996 (Pub. L. 104–106) and the Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002 (FISMA) (Pub. L. 107–347), the Secretary of Commerce is authorized to approve Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD) 12, entitled ‘‘Policy for a Common Identification Standard for Federal Employees and Contractors,’’ dated August 27, 2004, directed the Secretary of Commerce to promulgate, by February 27, 2005, ‘‘* * * a Federal standard for secure and reliable forms of identification (the ‘Standard’) * * *,’’ and further directed that the Secretary of Commerce ‘‘shall periodically review the Standard and update the Standard as appropriate in consultation with the affected agencies.’’ E.O. 12866: This notice has been determined to be not significant for purposes of E.O. 12866. Dated: July 2, 2012. Willie E. May, Associate Director for Laboratory Programs. [FR Doc. 2012–16725 Filed 7–6–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–13–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Application for Appointment in the NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps 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 September 7, 2012. SUMMARY: Direct all written comments to Jennifer Jessup, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at JJessup@doc.gov). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Eric Johnson, (301) 713–7727 or NOAACorps.recruiting@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:20 Jul 06, 2012 Jkt 226001 I. Abstract This request is for extension of a currently approved information collection. The NOAA Commissioned Corps is the uniformed component of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), a bureau of the Department of Commerce. Officers serve under Senate-confirmed appointments and Presidential commissions (33 U.S.C. chapter 17, subchapter 1, sections 853 and 854). The NOAA Corps provides a cadre of professionals trained in engineering, earth sciences, oceanography, meteorology, fisheries science, and other related disciplines, who are dedicated to the service of their country and optimization of NOAA’s missions to ensure the economic and physical well-being of the Nation. NOAA Corps officers serve in assignments throughout NOAA, as well as in each of NOAA’s Line Offices (National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service, National Marine Fisheries Service, National Ocean Service, National Weather Service, Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research, and Office of Program, Planning, and Integration). Persons wishing to be considered for a NOAA Corps Commission must submit a complete application package, including NOAA Form 56–42, at least three letters of recommendation, and official transcripts. A personal interview must also be conducted. Eligibility requirements include a bachelor’s degree with at least 48 credit hours of science, engineering, or other disciplines related to NOAA’s missions (including either calculus or physics), excellent health, normal color vision with uncorrected visual acuity no worse than 20/400 in each eye (correctable to 20/20), and ability to complete 20 years of active duty commissioned service prior to their 62nd birthday. II. Method of Collection Applicants must utilize the E-recruit electronic application process (https:// cpc.omao.noaa.gov/erecruit/login.jsp) and then submit paper forms via mail. An in-person interview is also required. III. Data OMB Control Number: 0648–0047. Form Number: NOAA 56–42, 56–42A. Type of Review: Regular submission (extension of a currently approved collection). Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,800. Estimated Time per Response: written applications, 2 hours; interviews, 5 hours; references, 15 minutes. PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 40341 Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,475. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $21,750 in recordkeeping/ reporting and travel 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: July 2, 2012. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2012–16608 Filed 7–6–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–12–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC084 Fisheries of the Exclusive Economic Zone Off Alaska; Notice of Public Workshop for Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Crab Economic Data Reports National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public workshop. AGENCY: NMFS and the Alaska Fishery Science Center (AFSC) will hold a public workshop in Seattle, WA, to review draft revisions to the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands (BSAI) Crab Economic Data Reports (EDR) currently required from catcher vessels, catcher/ processors, shoreside processors, and stationary floating crab processors participating in the BSAI Crab Rationalization Program. DATES: The workshop will be held on Friday, July 20, 2012, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\09JYN1.SGM 09JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Application for 
Appointment in the NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps

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 September 7, 
2012.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Jennifer Jessup, Departmental 
Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th 
and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet 
at JJessup@doc.gov).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should 
be directed to Eric Johnson, (301) 713-7727 or 
NOAACorps.recruiting@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Abstract

    This request is for extension of a currently approved information 
collection. The NOAA Commissioned Corps is the uniformed component of 
the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), a bureau of 
the Department of Commerce. Officers serve under Senate-confirmed 
appointments and Presidential commissions (33 U.S.C. chapter 17, 
subchapter 1, sections 853 and 854). The NOAA Corps provides a cadre of 
professionals trained in engineering, earth sciences, oceanography, 
meteorology, fisheries science, and other related disciplines, who are 
dedicated to the service of their country and optimization of NOAA's 
missions to ensure the economic and physical well-being of the Nation. 
NOAA Corps officers serve in assignments throughout NOAA, as well as in 
each of NOAA's Line Offices (National Environmental Satellite, Data, 
and Information Service, National Marine Fisheries Service, National 
Ocean Service, National Weather Service, Office of Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Research, and Office of Program, Planning, and 
Integration).
    Persons wishing to be considered for a NOAA Corps Commission must 
submit a complete application package, including NOAA Form 56-42, at 
least three letters of recommendation, and official transcripts. A 
personal interview must also be conducted. Eligibility requirements 
include a bachelor's degree with at least 48 credit hours of science, 
engineering, or other disciplines related to NOAA's missions (including 
either calculus or physics), excellent health, normal color vision with 
uncorrected visual acuity no worse than 20/400 in each eye (correctable 
to 20/20), and ability to complete 20 years of active duty commissioned 
service prior to their 62nd birthday.

II. Method of Collection

    Applicants must utilize the E-recruit electronic application 
process (https://cpc.omao.noaa.gov/erecruit/login.jsp) and then submit 
paper forms via mail. An in-person interview is also required.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0648-0047.
    Form Number: NOAA 56-42, 56-42A.
    Type of Review: Regular submission (extension of a currently 
approved collection).
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,800.
    Estimated Time per Response: written applications, 2 hours; 
interviews, 5 hours; references, 15 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,475.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $21,750 in recordkeeping/
reporting and travel 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: July 2, 2012.
Gwellnar Banks,
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2012-16608 Filed 7-6-12; 8:45 am]
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