60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Shrimp Exporter's/Importer's Declaration, 15800 [2013-05653]

Download as PDF 15800 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 48 / Tuesday, March 12, 2013 / Notices following text below the second signature and date line: For a child under 16 ‘‘This form must be mailed in’’ and both parents or the child’s legal guardians(s) must sign the form. In case of sole custody, include a copy of the supporting document (court order) with this form. The Department estimates that these changes will not result in an increase in the current burden time of 5 minutes per respondent. Dated: February 25, 2013. Brenda S. Sprague, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Passport Services, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2013–05651 Filed 3–11–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–06–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 8222] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Shrimp Exporter’s/ Importer’s Declaration Notice of request for public comment. ACTION: The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we are requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals and organizations. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB. DATES: The Department will accept comments from the public up to May 13, 2013. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • Web: Persons with access to the Internet may use the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) to comment on this notice by going to www.Regulations.gov. You can search for the document by entering ‘‘Public Notice ####’’ in the Search bar. If necessary, use the Narrow by Agency filter option on the Results page. • Email: DS2031@state.gov. • Mail: Office of Marine Conservation (OES/OMC), Attn: Section 609 Program, 2201 C Street NW., Room 2758, Washington, DC, 20520. • Fax: (202) 736–7350. • Hand Delivery or Courier: Office of Marine Conservation (OES/OMC), Attn: Section 609 Program, 2201 C Street NW., Room 2758, Washington, DC 20520. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:21 Mar 11, 2013 Jkt 229001 You must include the DS form number (if applicable), information collection title, and the OMB control number in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Direct requests for additional information regarding the collection listed in this notice, including requests for copies of the proposed collection instrument and supporting documents, to Marlene Menard, Office of Marine Conservation, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Department of State, Washington, DC 20520–7818, who may be reached at menardmm@state.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: • Title of Information Collection: Shrimp Importer’s/Exporter’s Declaration. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0095. • Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection. • Originating Office: Bureau of Oceans and international Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Office of Marine Conservation (OES/OMC). • Form Number: DS–2031. • Respondents: Business or other forprofit organizations. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,000. • Estimated Number of Responses: 10,000. • Average Time per Response: 10 minutes. • Total Estimated Burden Time: 1,666. • Frequency: On occasion. • Obligation to Respond: Mandatory. We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to: • Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is necessary for the proper functions of the Department. • Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the time and cost burden for this proposed collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used. • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected. • Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Please note that comments submitted in response to this Notice are public record. Before including any detailed personal information, you should be aware that your comments as submitted, including your personal information, will be available for public review. Abstract of proposed collection: The Form DS–2031 is necessary to document imports of shrimp pursuant to the State PO 00000 Frm 00121 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Department’s implementation of Section 609 of Public Law 101–162, which prohibits the entry into the United States of shrimp harvested in ways which are harmful to sea turtles. Respondents are shrimp exporters and government officials in countries that export shrimp to the United States. The DS–2031 Form is to be retained by the importer for a period of three years subsequent to entry, and during that time is to be made available to U.S. Customs and Border Protection or the Department of State upon request. Methodology: The DS–2031 form is completed by the exporter, the importer, and under certain conditions a government official of the exporting country. The DS–2031 Form accompanies shipments of shrimp and shrimp products to the United States and is to be made available to U.S. Customs and Border Protection at the time of entry. Dated: February 28, 2013. David A. Balton, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and Fisheries, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Department of State [FR Doc. 2013–05653 Filed 3–11–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–09–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 8221] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Exchange Student Survey Notice of request for public comment and submission to OMB of proposed collection of information. ACTION: The Department of State has submitted the information collection described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 we are requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals and organizations. The purpose of this Notice is to allow 30 days for public comment. DATE(S): Submit comments directly to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) up to April 11, 2013. ADDRESSES: Direct comments to the Department of State Desk Officer in the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). You may submit comments by the following methods: • Email: oira_submission@omb.eop.gov. You must include the DS form number, information collection title, and the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\12MRN1.SGM 12MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 48 (Tuesday, March 12, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Page 15800]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-05653]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 8222]


60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Shrimp 
Exporter's/Importer's Declaration

ACTION: Notice of request for public comment.

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SUMMARY: The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. 
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we are 
requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals 
and organizations. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for 
public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.

DATES: The Department will accept comments from the public up to May 
13, 2013.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods:
     Web: Persons with access to the Internet may use the 
Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) to comment on this notice by 
going to www.Regulations.gov. You can search for the document by 
entering ``Public Notice '' in the 
Search bar. If necessary, use the Narrow by Agency filter option on the 
Results page.
     Email: DS2031@state.gov.
     Mail: Office of Marine Conservation (OES/OMC), Attn: 
Section 609 Program, 2201 C Street NW., Room 2758, Washington, DC, 
20520.

     Fax: (202) 736-7350.
     Hand Delivery or Courier: Office of Marine Conservation 
(OES/OMC), Attn: Section 609 Program, 2201 C Street NW., Room 2758, 
Washington, DC 20520.
    You must include the DS form number (if applicable), information 
collection title, and the OMB control number in any correspondence.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Direct requests for additional 
information regarding the collection listed in this notice, including 
requests for copies of the proposed collection instrument and 
supporting documents, to Marlene Menard, Office of Marine Conservation, 
Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific 
Affairs, Department of State, Washington, DC 20520-7818, who may be 
reached at menardmm@state.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
     Title of Information Collection: Shrimp Importer's/
Exporter's Declaration.
     OMB Control Number: 1405-0095.
     Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved 
Collection.
     Originating Office: Bureau of Oceans and international 
Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Office of Marine Conservation 
(OES/OMC).
     Form Number: DS-2031.
     Respondents: Business or other for-profit organizations.
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,000.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 10,000.
     Average Time per Response: 10 minutes.
     Total Estimated Burden Time: 1,666.
     Frequency: On occasion.
     Obligation to Respond: Mandatory.
    We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to:
     Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is 
necessary for the proper functions of the Department.
     Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the time and cost 
burden for this proposed collection, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used.
     Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected.
     Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond, 
including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of 
information technology.

Please note that comments submitted in response to this Notice are 
public record. Before including any detailed personal information, you 
should be aware that your comments as submitted, including your 
personal information, will be available for public review.
    Abstract of proposed collection: The Form DS-2031 is necessary to 
document imports of shrimp pursuant to the State Department's 
implementation of Section 609 of Public Law 101-162, which prohibits 
the entry into the United States of shrimp harvested in ways which are 
harmful to sea turtles. Respondents are shrimp exporters and government 
officials in countries that export shrimp to the United States. The DS-
2031 Form is to be retained by the importer for a period of three years 
subsequent to entry, and during that time is to be made available to 
U.S. Customs and Border Protection or the Department of State upon 
request.
    Methodology: The DS-2031 form is completed by the exporter, the 
importer, and under certain conditions a government official of the 
exporting country. The DS-2031 Form accompanies shipments of shrimp and 
shrimp products to the United States and is to be made available to 
U.S. Customs and Border Protection at the time of entry.

    Dated: February 28, 2013.
David A. Balton,
Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and Fisheries, Bureau of 
Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, 
Department of State
[FR Doc. 2013-05653 Filed 3-11-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4710-09-P