Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Cost-Earnings Surveys of Hawaii and American Samoa Small Boat-Based Fisheries, 70282 [2013-28163]

Download as PDF 70282 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 227 / Monday, November 25, 2013 / Notices Walter Bastian, Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Western Hemisphere, Global Markets, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. [FR Doc. 2013–28006 Filed 11–22–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–HE–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration the Regulatory Flexibility Act, the Endangered Species Act, and the National Environmental Policy Act; and quantify achievement of the performances measures in the NMFS Strategic Operating Plans. Respondents will include small boat fishers in Hawaii and American Samoa and their participation in the economic data collection will be voluntary. These data will be used to assess how fishermen will be impacted by and respond to regulations likely to be considered by fishery managers. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE II. Method of Collection relevant to the private sector and to civil society. The New England Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Groundfish Oversight Committee and Electronic Monitoring Working Group (EMWG) will meet to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). DATES: These meetings will be held December 9, 2013 and December 10, 2013. For specific dates and times, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: These meetings will be held at the Omni Providence Hotel, 1 West Exchange Street, Providence, RI 02048; telephone: (401) 598–8000; fax: (401) 598–8200. Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill #2, Newburyport, MA 01950. Respondents submit paper forms by mailing. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice. OMB Control Number: None. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Regular submission (request for a new information collection). Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,013. Estimated Time per Response: 30 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 507. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0 in recordkeeping/reporting costs. III. Data 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 January 24, 2014. 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 Minling Pan, (808) 944–2190 or Minling.Pan@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: I. Abstract This request is for a new information collection. The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) proposes to collect information about fishing expenses and catch distribution (such as for sale, home consumption, and give-away, etc.) in the Hawaii and American Samoa small boat-based reef fish, bottomfish, and pelagics fisheries with which to conduct economic analyses that will improve fishery management in those fisheries; satisfy NMFS’ legal mandates under Executive Order 12866, the MagnusonSteven Fishery Conservation and Management Act (U.S.C. 1801 et seq.), VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:53 Nov 22, 2013 Jkt 232001 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: November 19, 2013. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–28163 Filed 11–22–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P PO 00000 Frm 00026 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 RIN 0648–XC993 New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meetings. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Cost-Earnings Surveys of Hawaii and American Samoa Small Boat-Based Fisheries AGENCY: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Monday, December 9, 2013 Beginning at 9 a.m.—Groundfish Oversight Committee Agenda The Committee will review Plan Development Team (PDT) work related to the impacts of the alternatives under consideration in Framework 51 and potentially select preferred alternatives. The Committee may receive a brief update from the PDT on the development of alternatives for Amendment 18. The Committee will also address other business as necessary. Tuesday, December 10, 2013 Beginning at 9:30 a.m.—Electronic Monitoring Working Group Agenda The EMWG will continue its work on identifying barriers and possible solutions to implementing electronic monitoring in groundfish fishery sectors. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this group for discussion, those E:\FR\FM\25NON1.SGM 25NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Cost-Earnings 
Surveys of Hawaii and American Samoa Small Boat-Based Fisheries

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 January 24, 
2014.

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 Minling Pan, (808) 944-2190 or Minling.Pan@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Abstract

    This request is for a new information collection.
    The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) proposes to collect 
information about fishing expenses and catch distribution (such as for 
sale, home consumption, and give-away, etc.) in the Hawaii and American 
Samoa small boat-based reef fish, bottomfish, and pelagics fisheries 
with which to conduct economic analyses that will improve fishery 
management in those fisheries; satisfy NMFS' legal mandates under 
Executive Order 12866, the Magnuson-Steven Fishery Conservation and 
Management Act (U.S.C. 1801 et seq.), the Regulatory Flexibility Act, 
the Endangered Species Act, and the National Environmental Policy Act; 
and quantify achievement of the performances measures in the NMFS 
Strategic Operating Plans. Respondents will include small boat fishers 
in Hawaii and American Samoa and their participation in the economic 
data collection will be voluntary. These data will be used to assess 
how fishermen will be impacted by and respond to regulations likely to 
be considered by fishery managers.

II. Method of Collection

    Respondents submit paper forms by mailing.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: None.
    Form Number: None.
    Type of Review: Regular submission (request for a new information 
collection).
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,013.
    Estimated Time per Response: 30 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 507.
    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 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: November 19, 2013.
Gwellnar Banks,
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-28163 Filed 11-22-13; 8:45 am]
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