Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 76811 [2013-30176]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 244 / Thursday, December 19, 2013 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). AGENCY: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Title: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: (1) Office of Education, Educational Partnership Program (EPP), (2) Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program; (3) Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program; and, (4) National Marine Fisheries Service Recruitment, Training, and Research Program. OMB Control Number: 0648–0568. Form Number(s): NA. Type of Request: Regular submission (revision and extension of a current information collection). Number of Respondents: 3,581. Average Hours per Response: Scholarship applications, 8 hours; references and alumni surveys, 1 hour; student performance measures tracking, 28 hours. Burden Hours: 9,513. Needs and Uses: This request is for revision and extension of a current information collection. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office of Education (OEd) collects, evaluates and assesses student data and information for the purpose of selecting successful candidates, generating internal NOAA reports and articles to demonstrate the success of its program. The OEd requires applicants to its student scholarship programs to complete an application for NOAA undergraduate scholarship programs. Part of the application package requires completion of a NOAA student scholar reference form in support of the scholarship application by academic professors/advisors. NOAA OEd student scholar alumni are also requested to provide information to NOAA for internal tracking purposes. NOAA OEd grantees are required to update the student tracker database with the required student information. In addition, the collected student data supports NOAA OEd’s program performance measures. Revision New to the alumni student data collection are the Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program and the Recruiting, VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:41 Dec 18, 2013 Jkt 232001 Training, and Research Program. Both programs have a need to collect information on their program alumni. Affected Public: Individuals and households; not-for-profit institutions. Frequency: One time and on occasion. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or maintain benefits. OMB Desk Officer: OIRA_ Submission@omb.eop.gov. Copies of the above information collection proposal can be obtained by calling or writing Jennifer Jessup, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, (202) 482–0336, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at JJessup@ doc.gov). Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to OIRA_Submission@ omb.eop.gov. Dated: December 13, 2013. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–30177 Filed 12–18–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Title: Western Alaska Community Development Quota (CDQ) Program. OMB Control Number: 0648–0269. Form Number(s): NA. Type of Request: Regular submission (extension of a current information collection). Number of Respondents: 7. Average Hours per Response: Application for approval of use of nonCommunity Development Quota (CDQ) harvest regulations, 5 hours; transfer of prohibited species quota (PSQ), nonChinook, 30 minutes. Burden Hours: 11. Needs and Uses: This request is for extension of a current information collection. The Western Alaska CDQ Program is an economic development program implemented under the Magnuson Stevens Fishery Conservation and PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 76811 Management Act, the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish Fishery of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands, and regulations at 50 CFR part 679. The purpose of the program is to provide western Alaska communities the opportunity to participate and invest in Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area fisheries, to support economic development in western Alaska, to alleviate poverty and provide economic and social benefits for residents of western Alaska, and to achieve sustainable and diversified local economies in western Alaska. CDQ and PSQ allocations are made to CDQ groups. However, in many cases the CDQ groups contract with existing fishing vessels and processors to harvest CDQ on their behalf. The CDQ group is responsible to monitor the catch of CDQ and PSQ by all vessels fishing under its Community Development Plan and to take the necessary action to prevent overages. National Marine Fisheries Service monitors the reported catch to assure that quotas are not being exceeded. Information is collected only through quota transfers in this collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Frequency: On occasion. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits. OMB Desk Officer: OIRA_ Submission@omb.eop.gov. Copies of the above information collection proposal can be obtained by calling or writing Jennifer Jessup, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, (202) 482–0336, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at JJessup@ doc.gov). Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to OIRA_Submission@ omb.eop.gov. Dated: December 13, 2013. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–30176 Filed 12–18–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P E:\FR\FM\19DEN1.SGM 19DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

    The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of 
information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 
U.S.C. Chapter 35).
    Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
    Title: Western Alaska Community Development Quota (CDQ) Program.
    OMB Control Number: 0648-0269.
    Form Number(s): NA.
    Type of Request: Regular submission (extension of a current 
information collection).
    Number of Respondents: 7.
    Average Hours per Response: Application for approval of use of non-
Community Development Quota (CDQ) harvest regulations, 5 hours; 
transfer of prohibited species quota (PSQ), non-Chinook, 30 minutes.
    Burden Hours: 11.
    Needs and Uses: This request is for extension of a current 
information collection.
    The Western Alaska CDQ Program is an economic development program 
implemented under the Magnuson Stevens Fishery Conservation and 
Management Act, the Fishery Management Plan for the Groundfish Fishery 
of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands, and regulations at 50 CFR part 
679. The purpose of the program is to provide western Alaska 
communities the opportunity to participate and invest in Bering Sea and 
Aleutian Islands Management Area fisheries, to support economic 
development in western Alaska, to alleviate poverty and provide 
economic and social benefits for residents of western Alaska, and to 
achieve sustainable and diversified local economies in western Alaska.
    CDQ and PSQ allocations are made to CDQ groups. However, in many 
cases the CDQ groups contract with existing fishing vessels and 
processors to harvest CDQ on their behalf. The CDQ group is responsible 
to monitor the catch of CDQ and PSQ by all vessels fishing under its 
Community Development Plan and to take the necessary action to prevent 
overages. National Marine Fisheries Service monitors the reported catch 
to assure that quotas are not being exceeded. Information is collected 
only through quota transfers in this collection.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits.
    OMB Desk Officer: OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov.
    Copies of the above information collection proposal can be obtained 
by calling or writing Jennifer Jessup, Departmental Paperwork Clearance 
Officer, (202) 482-0336, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th and 
Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at 
JJessup@doc.gov).
    Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information 
collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice 
to OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov.

    Dated: December 13, 2013.
Gwellnar Banks,
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-30176 Filed 12-18-13; 8:45 am]
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