Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Southwest Region Permit Family of Forms, 19649 [2013-07575]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 63 / Tuesday, April 2, 2013 / Notices trip ticket program issued by the NMFS or through a NMF- approved proprietary mechanism, a private industry program which has met NMFS requirements in being able to enter data and submit files in accordance to NMFS regulations. III. Data OMB Control Number: 0648–0229. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Regular submission (extension of a current information collection). Affected Public: Business or other for profit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 781. Estimated Time Per Response: 4 minutes per fishing trip. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,643. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $460,200 in recordkeeping/ reporting 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: March 28, 2013. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–07624 Filed 4–1–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P ACTION: Notice. 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 June 3, 2013. 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 Craig D’Angelo, (562) 980– 4024 or Craig.Dangelo@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: I. Abstract This request is for revision and extension of a current information collection. Under the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq., permits are required for persons to participate in Federally-managed fisheries off the West Coast. There are three types of permits: Basic fishery permits for Highly Migratory Species (HMS), limited entry permits for Coastal Pelagic Species (CPS) and experimental fishing permits (EFPs). Appeals and certain waiver requests may also be submitted. Transfer applications may also be required. The permit application forms provide basic information about permit holders and the vessels and gear being used. This information is important for understanding the nature of the fisheries and provides a link to participants. It also aids in enforcement of regulations. Minor modifications of the current HMS permit application will occur to simplify application questions. II. Method of Collection srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Southwest Region Permit Family of Forms National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. AGENCY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:35 Apr 01, 2013 Jkt 229001 Forms are available on the internet; paper applications are also available and may be submitted by mail or FAX. In addition, an online submission option is expected to be available for Highly Migratory Species permits by April 30, 2013. III. Data PO 00000 OMB Control Number: 0648–0204. Form Number: None. Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 19649 Type of Review: Regular submission (revision and extension of a current information collection). Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,695 (HMS), 65 (CPS). Estimated Time per Response: HMS permit renewal applications, 6 minutes; CPS transfers, 15 minutes; new HMS permits, 60 minutes; additional information (when requested) for the CPS fishery, 1 hour; appeals, 2 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 170. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $25,855. 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: March 27, 2013. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–07575 Filed 4–1–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC528 Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; Reef Fish Fishery of the Gulf of Mexico; Exempted Fishing Permit National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of receipt of an application for an exempted fishing permit; request for comments. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\02APN1.SGM 02APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Southwest 
Region Permit Family of Forms

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 June 3, 2013.

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 Craig D'Angelo, (562) 980-4024 or 
Craig.Dangelo@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Abstract

    This request is for revision and extension of a current information 
collection. Under the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and 
Management Act, 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq., permits are required for 
persons to participate in Federally-managed fisheries off the West 
Coast. There are three types of permits: Basic fishery permits for 
Highly Migratory Species (HMS), limited entry permits for Coastal 
Pelagic Species (CPS) and experimental fishing permits (EFPs). Appeals 
and certain waiver requests may also be submitted. Transfer 
applications may also be required.
    The permit application forms provide basic information about permit 
holders and the vessels and gear being used. This information is 
important for understanding the nature of the fisheries and provides a 
link to participants. It also aids in enforcement of regulations. Minor 
modifications of the current HMS permit application will occur to 
simplify application questions.

II. Method of Collection

    Forms are available on the internet; paper applications are also 
available and may be submitted by mail or FAX. In addition, an online 
submission option is expected to be available for Highly Migratory 
Species permits by April 30, 2013.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0648-0204.
    Form Number: None.
    Type of Review: Regular submission (revision and extension of a 
current information collection).
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,695 (HMS), 65 (CPS).
    Estimated Time per Response: HMS permit renewal applications, 6 
minutes; CPS transfers, 15 minutes; new HMS permits, 60 minutes; 
additional information (when requested) for the CPS fishery, 1 hour; 
appeals, 2 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 170.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $25,855.

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: March 27, 2013.
Gwellnar Banks,
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-07575 Filed 4-1-13; 8:45 am]
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