Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Southeast Region Gear Identification Requirements, 60140 [2014-23716]

Download as PDF 60140 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 193 / Monday, October 6, 2014 / Notices II. Method of Collection Respondents have a choice of either electronic data submission or paper forms. Methods of submittal include email of electronic data submissions, and mailing of paper forms. III. Data OMB Control Number: 0648–0223. Form Number(s): NOAA Form 88– 197. Type of Review: Regular submission (extension of a currently approved collection). Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 4,000. Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 4,000. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $2,560 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: September 30, 2014. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–23713 Filed 10–3–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Southeast Region Gear Identification Requirements National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Commmerce. AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:17 Oct 03, 2014 Jkt 235001 ACTION: Notice. The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the 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 Adam Bailey, (727) 209– 5968 or adam.bailey@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ADDRESSES: I. Abstract This request is for a regular submission (extension of a currently approved information collection). The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) Southeast Region manages the U.S. fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of the South Atlantic, Caribbean, and Gulf of Mexico regions under various Fishery Management Plans (FMPs). The Regional Fishery Management Councils prepared the FMPs pursuant to the MagnusonStevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act). The regulations implementing the FMPs are located at 50 CFR part 622. The recordkeeping and reporting requirements in 50 CFR part 622 form the basis for this collection of information. Requirements that fishing gear be marked are essential to facilitate enforcement. The ability to link fishing gear to the vessel owner is crucial to enforcement of regulations issued under the authority of the Magnuson-Stevens Act. The marking of fishing gear is also valuable in actions concerning damage, loss, and civil proceedings. The requirements imposed in the Southeast Region are for coral aquacultured live rock; golden crab traps; mackerel gillnet floats; spiny lobster traps; black sea bass pots; and buoy gear. II. Method of Collection Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 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. 2014–23716 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; Southeast Region Vessel Identification Requirements National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and SUMMARY: The markings will be placed directly on the gear. PO 00000 III. Data OMB Control Number: 0648–0359. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Regular submission (extension of a currently approved collection). Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,847. Estimated Time per Response: Live rocks, 10 seconds; golden crab and spiny lobster traps and sea bass pots, seven minutes each; mackerel gillnets and buoy gear, 20 minutes each. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 25,645. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $410,311.50. 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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 193 (Monday, October 6, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Page 60140]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-23716]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Southeast 
Region Gear Identification Requirements

AGENCY: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Commmerce.

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 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 Adam Bailey, (727) 209-5968 or adam.bailey@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Abstract

    This request is for a regular submission (extension of a currently 
approved information collection).
    The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) Southeast Region 
manages the U.S. fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of the 
South Atlantic, Caribbean, and Gulf of Mexico regions under various 
Fishery Management Plans (FMPs). The Regional Fishery Management 
Councils prepared the FMPs pursuant to the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery 
Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act). The regulations 
implementing the FMPs are located at 50 CFR part 622.
    The recordkeeping and reporting requirements in 50 CFR part 622 
form the basis for this collection of information. Requirements that 
fishing gear be marked are essential to facilitate enforcement. The 
ability to link fishing gear to the vessel owner is crucial to 
enforcement of regulations issued under the authority of the Magnuson-
Stevens Act. The marking of fishing gear is also valuable in actions 
concerning damage, loss, and civil proceedings. The requirements 
imposed in the Southeast Region are for coral aquacultured live rock; 
golden crab traps; mackerel gillnet floats; spiny lobster traps; black 
sea bass pots; and buoy gear.

II. Method of Collection

    The markings will be placed directly on the gear.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0648-0359.
    Form Number: None.
    Type of Review: Regular submission (extension of a currently 
approved collection).
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,847.
    Estimated Time per Response: Live rocks, 10 seconds; golden crab 
and spiny lobster traps and sea bass pots, seven minutes each; mackerel 
gillnets and buoy gear, 20 minutes each.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 25,645.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $410,311.50.

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 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.
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