Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Cooperative Game Fish Tagging Report, 60139 [2014-23712]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 193 / Monday, October 6, 2014 / Notices (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 approval by the Office of Management and Budget for this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. Dated: September 30, 2014. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–23715 Filed 10–3–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P The Cooperative Game Fish Tagging Program was initiated in 1971 as part of a comprehensive research program resulting from passage of Public Law 86–359, Study of Migratory Game Fish, and other legislative acts under which the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) operates. The Cooperative Tagging Center attempts to determine the migration patterns of, and other biological information for, billfish, tunas, and swordfish. The fish tagging report is provided to the angler with the tags, and he/she fills out the card with the information when a fish is tagged and mails it to NMFS. Information on each species is used by NMFS to determine migratory patterns, distance traveled, stock boundaries, age, and growth. These data are necessary input for developing management criteria by regional fishery management councils, states, and NMFS. II. Method of Collection DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Information is submitted by mail. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration III. Data Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Cooperative Game Fish Tagging Report National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 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 5, 2014. 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 copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Eric Orbesen, (305) 361– 4253 or Eric.Orbesen@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: I. Abstract This request is for extension of a current information collection. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:17 Oct 03, 2014 Jkt 235001 OMB Control Number: 0648–0247. Form Number: NOAA form 88–162. Type of Review: Regular submission (extension of a current information collection). Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 12,000. Estimated Time per Response: 2 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 400 hours. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0. 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 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 60139 Dated: September 30, 2014 Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–23712 Filed 10–3–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Pacific Albacore Logbook National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 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 5, 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 John Childers, SWFSC, 8901 La Jolla Shores Drive, La Jolla, CA 92037, 858–546–7192, john.childers@ noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: I. Abstract This request is for extension of a currently approved collection. U.S. fishermen, participating in the Pacific albacore tuna fishery, are required to obtain a Highly Migratory Species Fishery Management Plan and/or a High-Seas Fishery Compliance Act permit. A requirement for the permits is to complete and submit logbooks documenting their daily fishing activities, including catch and effort for each fishing trip. Submissions must be made within 30 days of the completion of a trip. The information obtained is used by the agency to assess the status of Pacific albacore stocks and to monitor the fishery. E:\FR\FM\06OCN1.SGM 06OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 193 (Monday, October 6, 2014)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Cooperative 
Game Fish Tagging Report

AGENCY: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 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 5, 
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 Eric Orbesen, (305) 361-4253 or Eric.Orbesen@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Abstract

    This request is for extension of a current information collection.
    The Cooperative Game Fish Tagging Program was initiated in 1971 as 
part of a comprehensive research program resulting from passage of 
Public Law 86-359, Study of Migratory Game Fish, and other legislative 
acts under which the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) operates. 
The Cooperative Tagging Center attempts to determine the migration 
patterns of, and other biological information for, billfish, tunas, and 
swordfish. The fish tagging report is provided to the angler with the 
tags, and he/she fills out the card with the information when a fish is 
tagged and mails it to NMFS. Information on each species is used by 
NMFS to determine migratory patterns, distance traveled, stock 
boundaries, age, and growth. These data are necessary input for 
developing management criteria by regional fishery management councils, 
states, and NMFS.

II. Method of Collection

    Information is submitted by mail.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0648-0247.
    Form Number: NOAA form 88-162.
    Type of Review: Regular submission (extension of a current 
information collection).
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 12,000.
    Estimated Time per Response: 2 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 400 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0.

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: September 30, 2014
Gwellnar Banks,
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2014-23712 Filed 10-3-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-22-P