Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; NOAA Customer Surveys, 8288-8289 [2015-03129]

Download as PDF 8288 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 31 / Tuesday, February 17, 2015 / Notices Frequency: 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: February 11, 2015. Sarah Brabson, NOAA PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–03151 Filed 2–13–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 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: West Coast Groundfish Trawl Economic Data Collection. OMB Control Number: 0648–0618. Form Number(s): None. Type of Request: Regular (extension of a currently approved information collection). Number of Respondents: 207. Average Hours per Response: Catcher vessels, catcher processors and motherships, 8 hours each; shorebased processors and first receivers, 20 hours. Burden Hours: 2,208. Needs and Uses: This request is for extension of a currently approved information collection. This information collection is needed in order to meet the monitoring requirements of the Magnuson-Stevens Act (MSA). In particular, the Northwest Fisheries Science Center (NWFSC) needs economic data on all harvesters, first receivers, shorebased processors, catcher processors, and motherships participating in the West Coast groundfish trawl fishery. The currently approved collection covers collection of data for the 2011, 2012, and 2013 operating years. The renewed approval will cover years 2014–2016. Data will be collected from all catcher vessels registered to a limited VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:51 Feb 13, 2015 Jkt 235001 entry trawl endorsed permit, catcher processors registered to catcher processor permits, and motherships registered to mothership permits, first receivers, and shorebased processors that received round or head-and-gutted IFQ groundfish or whiting from a first receiver to provide the necessary information for analyzing the effects of the West Coast Groundfish Trawl Catch Share Program. As stated in 50 CFR 660.114, the EDC forms due on September 1, 2015 will provide data for the 2014 operating year. Affected Public: Business or other for profit organizations. Frequency: Annually. 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: February 11, 2015. Sarah Brabson, NOAA PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–03150 Filed 2–13–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; NOAA Customer Surveys National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 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 April 20, 2015. 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). SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Sarah Brabson, NOAA Office of the Chief Information Officer, (301) 628–5751 or sarah.brabson@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract This request is for extension of a currently approved generic information collection. This collection follows the guidelines contained in the OMB Resource Manual for Customer Surveys. In accordance with Executive Order 12862, the National Performance Review, and good management practices, NOAA offices seek approval to continue to gather customer feedback on services and/or products, which can be used in planning for service/product modification and prioritization. Under this generic clearance, individual offices would use approved questionnaires and develop new questionnaires, as needed, by selecting subsets of the approved set of collection questions and tailoring those specific questions to be meaningful for their particular programs. These proposed questionnaires would then be submitted to OMB using a fast-track request for approval process, for which separate Federal Register notices are not required. Surveys currently being conducted include Web site satisfaction surveys, a Chart Users survey, and a Coastal Services Center Training Evaluation. The generic clearance will not be used to survey any bodies NOAA regulates unless precautions are taken to ensure that the respondents believe that they are not under any risk for not responding or for the contents of their responses; e.g., in no survey to such a population will the names and addresses of respondents be required. II. Method of Collection Information will be collected via mail, email or online. III. Data OMB Control Number: 0648–0342. Form Number(s): None. Type of Review: Regular submission (extension of a currently approved information collection). Affected Public: Individuals or households; not-for-profit institutions; state, local or tribal government; business or other for-profit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 24,000. E:\FR\FM\17FEN1.SGM 17FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 31 / Tuesday, February 17, 2015 / Notices Estimated Time per Response: Response times averages 5–10 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 22,500. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0 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: February 11, 2015. Sarah Brabson, NOAA PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–03129 Filed 2–13–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–12–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; U.S. Fishermen Fishing in Russian Waters National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 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 April 20, 2015. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Jennifer Jessup, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th and Constitution Avenue NW., tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:51 Feb 13, 2015 Jkt 235001 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Mark Wildman, (301) 427– 8386 or mark.wildman@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract This request is for extension of a currently approved information collection. Regulations at 50 CFR part 300, subpart J, govern U.S. fishing in the Economic Zone of the Russian Federation. Russian authorities may permit U.S. fishermen to fish for allocations of surplus stocks in the Russian Economic Zone. Permit application information is sent to the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) for transmission to Russia. If Russian authorities issue a permit, the vessel owner or operator must submit a permit abstract report to NMFS, and also report 24 hours before leaving the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) for the Russian Economic Zone and 24 hours before re-entering the U.S. EEZ after being in the Russian Economic Zone. The permit application information is used by Russian authorities to determine whether to issue a permit. NMFS uses the other information to help ensure compliance with Russian and U.S. fishery management regulations. II. Method of Collection Paper forms are used for applications. Submission of copies of permits, vessel abstract reports, and departure and return messages are provided by fax. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration SUMMARY: Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at JJessup@doc.gov). III. Data OMB Control Number: 0648–0228. Form Number(s): None. Type of Review: Regular submission (extension of a currently approved information collection). Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1. Estimated Time per Response: 30 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0 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 PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 8289 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: February 11, 2015. Sarah Brabson, NOAA PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–03160 Filed 2–13–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Application Forms for Membership on a National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice. 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. SUMMARY: Written comments must be submitted on or before April 20, 2015. DATES: 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). ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Gonzalo Cid, (301) 713–7278 or Gonzalo.Cid@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\17FEN1.SGM 17FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 31 (Tuesday, February 17, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 8288-8289]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-03129]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; NOAA Customer 
Surveys

AGENCY: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 
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 April 20, 2015.

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 Sarah Brabson, NOAA Office of the Chief Information 
Officer, (301) 628-5751 or sarah.brabson@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    This request is for extension of a currently approved generic 
information collection.
    This collection follows the guidelines contained in the OMB 
Resource Manual for Customer Surveys. In accordance with Executive 
Order 12862, the National Performance Review, and good management 
practices, NOAA offices seek approval to continue to gather customer 
feedback on services and/or products, which can be used in planning for 
service/product modification and prioritization. Under this generic 
clearance, individual offices would use approved questionnaires and 
develop new questionnaires, as needed, by selecting subsets of the 
approved set of collection questions and tailoring those specific 
questions to be meaningful for their particular programs. These 
proposed questionnaires would then be submitted to OMB using a fast-
track request for approval process, for which separate Federal Register 
notices are not required. Surveys currently being conducted include Web 
site satisfaction surveys, a Chart Users survey, and a Coastal Services 
Center Training Evaluation.
    The generic clearance will not be used to survey any bodies NOAA 
regulates unless precautions are taken to ensure that the respondents 
believe that they are not under any risk for not responding or for the 
contents of their responses; e.g., in no survey to such a population 
will the names and addresses of respondents be required.

II. Method of Collection

    Information will be collected via mail, email or online.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0648-0342.
    Form Number(s): None.
    Type of Review: Regular submission (extension of a currently 
approved information collection).
    Affected Public: Individuals or households; not-for-profit 
institutions; state, local or tribal government; business or other for-
profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 24,000.

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    Estimated Time per Response: Response times averages 5-10 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 22,500.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0 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: February 11, 2015.
Sarah Brabson,
NOAA PRA Clearance Officer.
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