Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Release Reports, 65291-65292 [2013-25857]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 211 / Thursday, October 31, 2013 / Notices in the United States and is currently doing business in both India and the United States. Each candidate also must be a U.S. citizen or otherwise legally authorized to work in the United States and be able to travel to India and locations in the United States to attend official Forum meetings as well as Section meetings on the U.S. side. In addition, the candidate may not be a registered foreign agent under the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended. Evaluation of applications for membership in the U.S. Section by eligible individuals will be based on the following criteria: • Representation of either the health care sector or insurance industry sector. • A demonstrated commitment by the individual’s company to the Indian market either through exports or investment. • A demonstrated strong interest in India and its economic development. • The ability to offer a broad perspective and business experience to the discussions. • The ability to address cross-cutting issues that affect the entire business community. • The ability to initiate and be responsible for activities in which the Forum will be active. The evaluation of applications for membership in the U.S. Section will be undertaken by a committee of staff from multiple U.S. Government agencies. Members will be selected on the basis of who best will carry out the objectives of the Forum as stated in the last paragraph of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION caption above. The U.S. Section of the Committee should also include members who represent a diversity of geographic locations. To the extent possible, Section members also should represent a cross-section of small, medium, and large firms. U.S. Section members will receive no compensation for their participation in Forum-related activities. Individual members will be responsible for all travel and related expenses associated with their participation in the Forum, including attendance at Committee and Section meetings. It is anticipated that the next Forum meeting will be held approximately in the first half of 2014. The U.S. and Indian Sections should be prepared to work together ahead of that time to prepare recommendations to the U.S. and Indian governments. Only appointed members may participate in official Forum meetings; substitutes and alternates will not be designated. Appointed members will serve for the remainder of the current two-year term, scheduled to expire on August 31, 2014, VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:21 Oct 30, 2013 Jkt 232001 and will be eligible to apply for reappointment for a subsequent term. In the event of a vacancy after members of the U.S. Section are appointed, candidates not previously selected may be considered to fill the vacancy based on material submitted in response to this notice. To be considered for membership in the U.S. Section, please submit the following information as instructed in the DATES and ADDRESSES captions above: Name and title of the individual requesting consideration; name and address of company’s headquarters; location of incorporation; size of the company; size of company’s export trade, investment, and nature of operations or interest in India; and a brief statement of why the candidate should be considered, including information about the candidate’s ability to initiate and be responsible for activities in which the Forum will be active. All candidates will be notified of whether they have been selected. Dated: October 25, 2013. Valerie A. Dees, Director of the Office of South Asia. [FR Doc. 2013–25791 Filed 10–30–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–FP–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Release Reports 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 December 30, 2013. 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 ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 65291 copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Peter Cooper at (301) 427– 8503 or Peter.Cooper@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract This request is for an extension of a currently approved information collection. Under the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (MSFMCA, 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.) the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is to ensure that conservation and management measures promote, to the extent practicable, implementation of scientific research programs that include the tagging and releasing of Atlantic highly migratory species (HMS). The currently approved information collection allows the public to submit volunteered geographic and biological information relating to HMS releases in order to populate an interactive Web site mapping tool. This Web page attracts visitors who are interested in Atlantic HMS and contains information and links to promote HMS tagging programs that the general public can support or become involved with. All submissions are voluntary. Information is used to raise awareness for releasing Atlantic HMS and HMS tagging programs, and is not used as representative results. II. Method of Collection Respondents may submit information via electronic form, email, fax, or mail. III. Data OMB Control Number: 0648–0628. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Regular submission (extension of a current information collection). Affected Public: Individuals or households; businesses or other forprofit organizations; not-for-profit institutions; Federal government; and State, Local, or Tribal government. Estimated Number of Respondents: 15. Estimated Time per Response: 5 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1.25 (1). Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0 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 E:\FR\FM\31OCN1.SGM 31OCN1 65292 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 211 / Thursday, October 31, 2013 / Notices 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: October 25, 2013. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–25857 Filed 10–30–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC949 Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (WPFMC) Public Meetings Fishery Management Council, 1164 Bishop St., Suite 1400, Honolulu, HI 96813. Comments may be sent to the Council via facsimile (fax) at (808) 522–8226. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kitty M. Simonds, Executive Director, WPFMC, (808) 522–8220. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dates, Times, and Locations for Public Informational Scoping Meetings 1. Saipan, CNMI—Monday, November 18, 2013, from 6 p.m.–9 p.m. at the Northern Marianas College (NMC) Classroom D–1, and via video conference in Rota, CNMI at the NMC Video Teleconference (VTC) Room A2, and in Tinian, CNMI at the NMC VTC Room C. 2. Tumon, Guam—Tuesday, November 19, 2013, from 6 p.m.–9 p.m. at the Guam Hilton Hotel. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kitty M. Simonds, (808) 522–8220 (voice) or (808) 522– 8226 (fax), at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public informational scoping meetings on the Management of Bottomfish Fishery Resources within the Exclusive Economic Zone of the Mariana Islands. Dated: October 28, 2013. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. The Western Pacific Fisheries Management Council (Council) will convene public informational scoping meetings in Guam and Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) to solicit comments on the management of the bottomfish fishery within the EEZ of the Mariana Islands. The scoping meeting will, among other things, describe the existing federal management regime for bottomfish species, examine the current performance of the fishery and consider the need for potential regulatory changes. DATES: Public informational scoping meetings will be held in CNMI on November 18, 2013 and in Guam November 19, 2013. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for specific dates, times and locations. ADDRESSES: Written comments on this issue may be sent to Kitty M. Simonds, Executive Director, Western Pacific National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration AGENCY: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:21 Oct 30, 2013 Jkt 232001 [FR Doc. 2013–25946 Filed 10–30–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 7600 Sand Point Way NE., Building 4, Observer Training Room 1055 (GOA Plan Team) and Traynor Room 2076 (BS/AI Plan Team), Seattle, WA. Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W. 4th Ave., Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501–2252. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jane DiCosimo or Diana Stram, NPFMC; telephone: (907) 271–2809. The Plan Teams will compile and review the annual Groundfish Stock Assessment and Fishery Evaluation (SAFE) reports, including the Economic Report, the Ecosystems Consideration Chapter, the stock assessments for BSAI and GOA groundfishes, and recommend final groundfish harvest specifications for 2014/15. The Agenda is subject to change, and the latest version will be posted at http://www.alaskafisheries.noaa.gov/ npfmc/ Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this group for discussion, in accordance with the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act), those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Actions will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under Section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Special Accommodations RIN 0648–XC951 North Pacific Fishery Management Council (NPFMC); Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. AGENCY: The North Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Gulf of Alaska (GOA) and Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands (BSAI) Groundfish Plan Teams will meet in Seattle, WA. DATES: The meetings will be held November 18–22, 2013. The meetings will begin at 9 a.m., November 18, and continue through Friday November 22, 2013. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the Alaska Fisheries Science Center, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Gail Bendixen, (907) 271–2809, at least 5 working days prior to the meeting date. Dated: October 28, 2013. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2013–25947 Filed 10–30–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P E:\FR\FM\31OCN1.SGM 31OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Atlantic Highly 
Migratory Species Release Reports

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 December 30, 
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 Peter Cooper at (301) 427-8503 or Peter.Cooper@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    This request is for an extension of a currently approved 
information collection.
    Under the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act 
(MSFMCA, 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.) the National Marine Fisheries Service 
(NMFS) is to ensure that conservation and management measures promote, 
to the extent practicable, implementation of scientific research 
programs that include the tagging and releasing of Atlantic highly 
migratory species (HMS). The currently approved information collection 
allows the public to submit volunteered geographic and biological 
information relating to HMS releases in order to populate an 
interactive Web site mapping tool. This Web page attracts visitors who 
are interested in Atlantic HMS and contains information and links to 
promote HMS tagging programs that the general public can support or 
become involved with. All submissions are voluntary. Information is 
used to raise awareness for releasing Atlantic HMS and HMS tagging 
programs, and is not used as representative results.

II. Method of Collection

    Respondents may submit information via electronic form, email, fax, 
or mail.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0648-0628.
    Form Number: None.
    Type of Review: Regular submission (extension of a current 
information collection).
    Affected Public: Individuals or households; businesses or other 
for-profit organizations; not-for-profit institutions; Federal 
government; and State, Local, or Tribal government.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 15.
    Estimated Time per Response: 5 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1.25 (1).
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0 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

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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: October 25, 2013.
Gwellnar Banks,
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-25857 Filed 10-30-13; 8:45 am]
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