Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 68660-68661 [2014-27239]

Download as PDF 68660 Notices Federal Register Vol. 79, No. 222 Tuesday, November 18, 2014 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency statements of organization and functions are examples of documents appearing in this section. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Office of the Secretary Notice of Appointment of Members to the National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics Advisory Board Research, Education, and Economics, USDA. ACTION: Appointment of members. AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App 2, the United States Department of Agriculture announces the appointment of members made by the Secretary of Agriculture to fill 8 vacancies on the National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics Advisory Board. DATES: Appointments by the Secretary of Agriculture are for 2, or 3 year terms effective October 1, 2014. ADDRESSES: National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics Advisory Board, Research Extension, Education, and Economics Advisory Board Office, Room 332A, Whitten Building, U.S. Department of Agriculture; STOP 3401; 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250–2255. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michele Esch, Executive Director, Research, Education, and Economics Advisory Board Office, Room 332A, Whitten Building, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., STOP 3401, Washington, DC 20250–2255; telephone: 202–720–3684; fax: 202–720–6199; email: Michele.esch@usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 802 of the Federal Agricultural Improvement and Reform Act of 1996 authorized the creation of the National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics Advisory Board. The Board is composed of 25 members, each representing a specific tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:27 Nov 17, 2014 Jkt 235001 category related to agriculture. The Board was first appointed in September 1996 and at the time one-third of the original members were appointed for one, two, and three-year term, respectively. Due to the staggered appointments, the terms for 8 of the 25 members expired September 30, 2014. Each member is appointed by the Secretary of Agriculture to a specific category on the Board, including farming or ranching, food production and processing, forestry research, crop and animal science, land-grant institutions, non-land grant college or university with a historic commitment to research in the food and agricultural sciences, food retailing and marketing, rural economic development, and natural resource and consumer interest groups, among many others. Appointees by category of the 8 appointments are as follows: Category B. Farm Cooperatives: James P. Goodman, Owner/Farmer, Northwood Farm, Wonewoc, WI; Category D. Plant Commodity Producer: Chalmers Carr III, Ridge Spring, SC; Category E. National Aquaculture Association: Jeremy Liley, President/ Aquatic Biologist, Liley Fisheries and Aquatic Consulting, Windsor, CO; Category H. National Food Science Organization: Mark McLellan, Vice President of Research & Dean of the School of Graduate Studies, Utah State University, Logan, UT; Category J. National Nutritional Science Society: Adriana Campa, Associate Professor of Nutrition, Florida International University, Miami, FL; Category K. 1862 Land-Grant Colleges and Universities: Milo Shult, Vice President for Agriculture Emeritus, University of Arkansas System, Doss, TX; Category M. 1994 Equity in Education land-Grant Institutions: Chad Waukechon, Vice President of Green Bay/Oneida Campus, College of Menominee Nation, Keshena, WI; and Category Y. National Social Science Association: Dawn Thilmany, Professor, Colorado State University, Dept. of Agriculture and Resource Economics, Fort Collins, CO. PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Done at Washington, DC this 7th day of November 2014. Catherine E. Woteki, Under Secretary, Research, Education, and Economics. [FR Doc. 2014–27199 Filed 11–17–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–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: Central Valley Angler Survey. OMB Control Number: 0648–xxxx. Form Number(s): None. Type of Request: Regular (request for a new information collection). Number of Respondents: 11,447. Average Hours per Response: Telephone screener, 5 minutes; mail survey, 25 minutes. Burden Hours: 1,579. Needs and Uses: This request is for a new information collection. The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) plans to collect data to increase the agency’s understanding of the fishing patterns, preferences, and expenditures of anglers who fish in the rivers of California’s Central Valley. NMFS has engaged in major habitat restoration in the Central Valley to promote recovery of three ESA-listed salmonids (Sacramento River winter Chinook, Central Valley spring Chinook, Central Valley steelhead). The survey is intended to estimate the economic impact of the Central Valley recreational fishery and potential recreational benefits associated with habitat restoration such as improved fish passage. Information to be collected pertains to anglers’ recreational fishing patterns, expenditures and demographics, and factors affecting trip frequency and location (e.g., travel distance, amenities, landscape features as well as quality of fishing). The data collected will provide NMFS, as well as state agency partners such as the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, with information useful for E:\FR\FM\18NON1.SGM 18NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 222 / Tuesday, November 18, 2014 / Notices understanding the economic importance of Central Valley fisheries and potential recreational benefits associated with salmonid habitat restoration. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Frequency: One time. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. This information collection request may be viewed at reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view Department of Commerce collections currently under review by OMB. 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 or fax to (202) 395–5806. Dated: November 13, 2014. Glenna Mickelson, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–27239 Filed 11–17–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD 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: Alaska Progress Report: Cooperative Minimization of the Incidental Catch of Pacific Halibut. OMB Control Number: 0648–0697. Form Number(s): None. Type of Request: Regular (revision of a currently approved information collection). Number of Respondents: 5. Average Hours per Response: 40. Burden Hours: 200. Needs and Uses: This request is for revision of an existing information collection. During its February 2014 meeting, the North Pacific Fisheries Management Council (Council) requested that Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area (BSAI) groundfish sectors (American Fisheries Act (AFA) Catcher/ processor, AFA Catcher Vessel, Amendment 80, Freezer Longline Cooperative, and Community Development Quota) report (at the June Council meeting) on the progress of voluntary, non-regulatory actions implemented and recorded in their cooperative and/or inter-cooperative VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:27 Nov 17, 2014 Jkt 235001 agreements to minimize halibut Prohibited Species Catch (PSC) through halibut avoidance, individual accountability, and use of incentives. During its June 2014 meeting, the Council requested additional voluntary, non-regulatory information regarding the use of halibut PSC and halibut discards in the directed halibut fishery from these same five groundfish fishing sectors on actions taken to reduce halibut mortality and to report the effectiveness of those actions in absolute reductions in halibut mortality. These reports are to be provided to the Council at the February 2015 Council meeting. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Frequency: Annually. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. This information collection request may be viewed at reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view Department of Commerce collections currently under review by OMB. 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 or fax to (202) 395–5806. Dated: November 12, 2014. Glenna Mickelson, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–27207 Filed 11–17–14; 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: Southeast Region Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) Programs. OMB Control Number: 0648–0551. Form Number(s): None. Type of Request: Regular (extension of a currently approved information collection). Number of Respondents: 1,850. Average Hours per Response: Wreckfish share transfer, 15 minutes; IFQ online account renewal, 12 minutes; dealer landing transaction report, 6 minutes; notification of landing, 5 minutes; cost recovery fee submission, landing correction form, IFQ share transfer, IFQ allocation PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 68661 transfer, 3 minutes each; close account, 2 minutes. Burden Hours: 1,760. Needs and Uses: This request is for an extension of a currently approved information collection. The Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management authorizes the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council and South Atlantic Fishery Management Council to prepare and amend fishery management plans for any fishery in waters under their jurisdictions. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) manages three individual fishing quota (IFQ)/individual transferable quota (ITQ) programs in the Southeast Region. In 1992, an ITQ program for commercial wreckfish in the South Atlantic EEZ was implemented through Amendment 5 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Snapper-Grouper Fishery in the South Atlantic Region (South Atlantic Snapper-Grouper FMP). In 2007, a commercial red snapper IFQ program was implemented through Amendment 26 to the Fishery Management Plan for Gulf Reef Fish Resources in the Gulf of Mexico) Gulf Reef Fish FMP. In 2010, a commercial grouper and tilefish IFQ program was implemented through Amendment 29 to the Gulf Reef Fish FMP. The collection of information addresses IFQ share certificate and allocation debits and transfers, as well as collection of landings information necessary to operate, administer, and review management of commercial red snapper, and grouper/tilefish in the Gulf of Mexico and wreckfish in the South Atlantic. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Frequency: Annually and on occasion. Respondent’s Obligation: Mandatory. This information collection request may be viewed at reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view Department of Commerce collections currently under review by OMB. 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 or fax to (202) 395–5806. Dated: November 13, 2014. Glenna Mickelson, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–27237 Filed 11–17–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P E:\FR\FM\18NON1.SGM 18NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 222 (Tuesday, November 18, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 68660-68661]
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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: Central Valley Angler Survey.
    OMB Control Number: 0648-xxxx.
    Form Number(s): None.
    Type of Request: Regular (request for a new information 
collection).
    Number of Respondents: 11,447.
    Average Hours per Response: Telephone screener, 5 minutes; mail 
survey, 25 minutes.
    Burden Hours: 1,579.
    Needs and Uses: This request is for a new information collection.
    The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) plans to collect data 
to increase the agency's understanding of the fishing patterns, 
preferences, and expenditures of anglers who fish in the rivers of 
California's Central Valley. NMFS has engaged in major habitat 
restoration in the Central Valley to promote recovery of three ESA-
listed salmonids (Sacramento River winter Chinook, Central Valley 
spring Chinook, Central Valley steelhead). The survey is intended to 
estimate the economic impact of the Central Valley recreational fishery 
and potential recreational benefits associated with habitat restoration 
such as improved fish passage. Information to be collected pertains to 
anglers' recreational fishing patterns, expenditures and demographics, 
and factors affecting trip frequency and location (e.g., travel 
distance, amenities, landscape features as well as quality of fishing). 
The data collected will provide NMFS, as well as state agency partners 
such as the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, with 
information useful for

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understanding the economic importance of Central Valley fisheries and 
potential recreational benefits associated with salmonid habitat 
restoration.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Frequency: One time.
    Respondent's Obligation: Voluntary.
    This information collection request may be viewed at reginfo.gov. 
Follow the instructions to view Department of Commerce collections 
currently under review by OMB.
    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 or fax to (202) 395-5806.

    Dated: November 13, 2014.
Glenna Mickelson,
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2014-27239 Filed 11-17-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-22-P