Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 73053 [2014-28731]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 236 / Tuesday, December 9, 2014 / Notices (Environmental Review Procedures for Implementing the National Environmental Policy Act, May 20, 1999). PISCO’s proposed activities and impacts for 2013–2014 are within the scope of our 2012 EA and FONSI. We have reviewed the 2012 EA and determined that there are no new direct, indirect, or cumulative impacts to the human and natural environment associated with the IHA requiring evaluation in a supplemental EA and we, therefore, reaffirm the 2012 FONSI. Authorization As a result of these determinations, NMFS has authorized the take of marine mammals incidental to PISCO’s rocky intertidal monitoring research activities, provided the previously mentioned mitigation, monitoring, and reporting requirements are incorporated. Dated: December 3, 2014. Donna S. Wieting, Director, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2014–28807 Filed 12–8–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary [Docket ID: DoD–2014–OS–0157] Proposed Collection; Comment Request Defense Media Activity, DoD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Defense Media Activity announces a proposed public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. 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 of the proposed information collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by February 9, 2015. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number and title, by any of the following methods: rljohnson on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:48 Dec 08, 2014 Jkt 235001 • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: Federal Docket Management System Office, 4800 Mark Center Drive, East Tower, Suite 02G09, Alexandria, VA 22350–3100. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name, docket number and title for this Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the public is to make these submissions available for public viewing on the Internet at http:// www.regulations.gov as they are received without change, including any personal identifiers or contact information. Any associated form(s) for this collection may be located within this same electronic docket and downloaded for review/testing. Follow the instructions at http:// www.regulations.gov for submitting comments. Please submit comments on any given form identified by docket number, form number, and title. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request more information on this proposed information collection or to obtain a copy of the proposal and associated collection instruments, please write to the Defense Media Activity, American Forces NetworkBroadcast Center, 23755 Z Street, Riverside, CA 92518, or call 951–413– 2569. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title; Associated Form; and OMB Number: AFNConnect (AFNC); OMB Control Number 0704–TBD. Needs and Uses: The information collection requirement is necessary to obtain and audit the eligibility of DoD Employees, DoD contractors, Department of State (DoS) employees, military personnel (including retirees and active reservists) and their family members OCONUS to receive restricted American Forces Radio and Television Service (AFRTS) programming services (i.e., radio, television, and web streaming services). Demographic data will also be collected to ensure DMA provides its services in the most efficient and cost effective manner. Affected Public: Individuals or households Annual Burden Hours: 1,667 Number of Respondents: 10,000 Responses Per Respondent: 1 Average Burden Per Response: 10 minutes Frequency: On occasion The American Forces Network (AFN) is a broadcast service of the Defense Media Activity (DMA). AFN provides an PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 73053 internal information program to provide U.S. radio and television news, information, and entertainment programming to Military Service members, DoD civilian and contract employees, and their families overseas, on board U.S. Navy and Coast Guard ships at sea, and other authorized users. This DoD internal information program (1) provides U.S. military commanders worldwide with a unique means to communicate internal information directly to DoD personnel and their family members overseas; (2) provides overseas DoD personnel and their families the same type of information and entertainment programming as their fellow citizens in the United States; (3) assists in maintaining and enhancing the morale, readiness, situational awareness, and well-being of DoD personnel and their family members overseas. AFN communicates messages and themes from senior DoD leaders (i.e., Secretary of Defense, Secretaries of the Military Departments, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Military Service Chiefs of Staff, Combatant Commanders), as well as other leaders in the chain of command, in order to support and improve quality of life and morale, promote situational awareness, provide timely and immediate force protection information, and sustain readiness. Much of the content distributed by AFN is commercial programming whose distribution is restricted to targeted OCONUS audiences. The AFNConnect system is an automated system which will allow potential consumers of AFN content to quickly validate their location and status, and be automatically authorized to receive AFN programming. Dated: December 3, 2014. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2014–28731 Filed 12–8–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees DoD. Renewal of Federal Advisory Committee. AGENCY: ACTION: The Department of Defense is publishing this notice to announce that it is renewing the charter for the Department of Defense Military Family Readiness Council (‘‘the Council’’). SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\09DEN1.SGM 09DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 236 (Tuesday, December 9, 2014)]
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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary

[Docket ID: DoD-2014-OS-0157]


Proposed Collection; Comment Request

AGENCY: Defense Media Activity, DoD.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
Defense Media Activity announces a proposed public information 
collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. 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 of the proposed 
information collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and 
clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize 
the burden of the information collection on respondents, including 
through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of 
information technology.

DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by February 
9, 2015.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number and 
title, by any of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Mail: Federal Docket Management System Office, 4800 Mark 
Center Drive, East Tower, Suite 02G09, Alexandria, VA 22350-3100.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency 
name, docket number and title for this Federal Register document. The 
general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the 
public is to make these submissions available for public viewing on the 
Internet at http://www.regulations.gov as they are received without 
change, including any personal identifiers or contact information.
    Any associated form(s) for this collection may be located within 
this same electronic docket and downloaded for review/testing. Follow 
the instructions at http://www.regulations.gov for submitting comments. 
Please submit comments on any given form identified by docket number, 
form number, and title.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request more information on this 
proposed information collection or to obtain a copy of the proposal and 
associated collection instruments, please write to the Defense Media 
Activity, American Forces Network-Broadcast Center, 23755 Z Street, 
Riverside, CA 92518, or call 951-413-2569.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title; Associated Form; and OMB Number: AFNConnect (AFNC); OMB 
Control Number 0704-TBD.
    Needs and Uses: The information collection requirement is necessary 
to obtain and audit the eligibility of DoD Employees, DoD contractors, 
Department of State (DoS) employees, military personnel (including 
retirees and active reservists) and their family members OCONUS to 
receive restricted American Forces Radio and Television Service (AFRTS) 
programming services (i.e., radio, television, and web streaming 
services). Demographic data will also be collected to ensure DMA 
provides its services in the most efficient and cost effective manner.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households
    Annual Burden Hours: 1,667
    Number of Respondents: 10,000
    Responses Per Respondent: 1
    Average Burden Per Response: 10 minutes
    Frequency: On occasion
    The American Forces Network (AFN) is a broadcast service of the 
Defense Media Activity (DMA). AFN provides an internal information 
program to provide U.S. radio and television news, information, and 
entertainment programming to Military Service members, DoD civilian and 
contract employees, and their families overseas, on board U.S. Navy and 
Coast Guard ships at sea, and other authorized users. This DoD internal 
information program (1) provides U.S. military commanders worldwide 
with a unique means to communicate internal information directly to DoD 
personnel and their family members overseas; (2) provides overseas DoD 
personnel and their families the same type of information and 
entertainment programming as their fellow citizens in the United 
States; (3) assists in maintaining and enhancing the morale, readiness, 
situational awareness, and well-being of DoD personnel and their family 
members overseas. AFN communicates messages and themes from senior DoD 
leaders (i.e., Secretary of Defense, Secretaries of the Military 
Departments, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Military Service 
Chiefs of Staff, Combatant Commanders), as well as other leaders in the 
chain of command, in order to support and improve quality of life and 
morale, promote situational awareness, provide timely and immediate 
force protection information, and sustain readiness.
    Much of the content distributed by AFN is commercial programming 
whose distribution is restricted to targeted OCONUS audiences. The 
AFNConnect system is an automated system which will allow potential 
consumers of AFN content to quickly validate their location and status, 
and be automatically authorized to receive AFN programming.

    Dated: December 3, 2014.
Aaron Siegel,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 2014-28731 Filed 12-8-14; 8:45 am]
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