Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Amendment 80 Economic Data Report for the Catcher/Processor Non-AFA Trawl Sector, 40103 [2013-15937]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 128 / Wednesday, July 3, 2013 / Notices [FR Doc. 2013–15899 Filed 7–2–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Amendment 80 Economic Data Report for the Catcher/ Processor Non-AFA Trawl Sector 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 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 Patsy A. Bearden, at (907) 586–7008 or patsy.bearden@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: I. Abstract This request is for extension of a current information collection. Amendment 80 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area primarily allocates several Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area non-pollock trawl groundfish fisheries among fishing sectors, and facilitates the formation of harvesting cooperatives in the catcher/ processor sector of the Non-American Fisheries Act Trawl Catcher/Processor Cooperative Program (Program). The Program established a limited access privilege program for the Non-AFA trawl catcher/processor sector. The Amendment 80 economic data report (EDR) collects cost, revenue, ownership, and employment data on an annual basis and provides information unavailable through other means to VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:48 Jul 02, 2013 Jkt 229001 40103 review the Program. The purpose of the EDR is to understand the economic effects of the Amendment 80 program on vessels or entities regulated by the Program, and to inform future management actions. Data collected through the EDR is mandatory for all Amendment 80 quota share (QS) holders. Dated: June 27, 2013. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. II. Method of Collection EDR forms are available in fillable PDF format through the Internet on the National Marine Fisheries Service Alaska Region Web site at https:// alaskafisheries.noaa.gov. Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission (PSMFC) was designated by NMFS to be the Data Collection Agent for the Amendment 80 EDR Program. PSMFC mails EDR announcements and filing instructions to Amendment 80 QS permit holders by April 1 of each year. Methods of submittal include online, and mail or facsimile transmission of paper forms. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration III. Data OMB Control Number: 0648–0564. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Regular submission (extension of a current information collection). Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations; individuals or households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 28. Estimated Time per Response: 20 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 560. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $41 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. PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [FR Doc. 2013–15937 Filed 7–2–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Alaska Region Gear Identification Requirements 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 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 Patsy A. Bearden, (907) 586– 7008 or patsy.bearden@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: I. Abstract This request is for extension of a current information collection. Regulations at 50 CFR 679.24(a) require that all hook-and-line, longline pot, and pot-and-line marker buoys carried onboard or used by any vessel regulated under 50 CFR part 679 shall be marked with the vessel name and Federal fisheries permit number or Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) vessel registration number. The regulations also specify the size and color of markings. The marking of gear aids law enforcement and enables other fishermen to report on misplaced gear. II. Method of Collection No information is submitted; this is a gear-marking requirement. E:\FR\FM\03JYN1.SGM 03JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Amendment 80 
Economic Data Report for the Catcher/Processor Non-AFA Trawl Sector

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 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 Patsy A. Bearden, at (907) 586-7008 or 
patsy.bearden@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    This request is for extension of a current information collection.
    Amendment 80 to the Fishery Management Plan for Groundfish of the 
Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area primarily allocates 
several Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area non-pollock 
trawl groundfish fisheries among fishing sectors, and facilitates the 
formation of harvesting cooperatives in the catcher/processor sector of 
the Non-American Fisheries Act Trawl Catcher/Processor Cooperative 
Program (Program). The Program established a limited access privilege 
program for the Non-AFA trawl catcher/processor sector.
    The Amendment 80 economic data report (EDR) collects cost, revenue, 
ownership, and employment data on an annual basis and provides 
information unavailable through other means to review the Program. The 
purpose of the EDR is to understand the economic effects of the 
Amendment 80 program on vessels or entities regulated by the Program, 
and to inform future management actions. Data collected through the EDR 
is mandatory for all Amendment 80 quota share (QS) holders.

II. Method of Collection

    EDR forms are available in fillable PDF format through the Internet 
on the National Marine Fisheries Service Alaska Region Web site at 
https://alaskafisheries.noaa.gov. Pacific States Marine Fisheries 
Commission (PSMFC) was designated by NMFS to be the Data Collection 
Agent for the Amendment 80 EDR Program. PSMFC mails EDR announcements 
and filing instructions to Amendment 80 QS permit holders by April 1 of 
each year. Methods of submittal include online, and mail or facsimile 
transmission of paper forms.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0648-0564.
    Form Number: None.
    Type of Review: Regular submission (extension of a current 
information collection).
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations; 
individuals or households.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 28.
    Estimated Time per Response: 20 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 560.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $41 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: June 27, 2013.
Gwellnar Banks,
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-15937 Filed 7-2-13; 8:45 am]
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