Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Alaska Pacific Halibut and Sablefish Fisheries: Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) Cost Recovery, 8619 [2015-03190]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 32 / Wednesday, February 18, 2015 / Notices Affected Public: Federal government; State, local, or tribal government; business or other for-profit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 160. Estimated Time Per Response: Permit applications, 12 hours; permit modification requests 6 hours; annual or final reports, 2 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 835. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $500 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. 2015–03191 Filed 2–17–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P III. Data Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Alaska Pacific Halibut and Sablefish Fisheries: Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) Cost Recovery National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice. emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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 19:32 Feb 17, 2015 Jkt 235001 This request is for extension of a currently approved information collection. The purpose of the IFQ fee is to recover actual costs incurred in managing and enforcing the IFQ Program (75%) and to make funds available for Congress to appropriate for support of the North Pacific IFQ Loan Program (25%). An IFQ permit holder incurs a cost recovery fee liability for every pound of IFQ halibut and IFQ sablefish that is landed under his or her IFQ permit(s). The IFQ permit holder is responsible for self-collecting the fee liability for all IFQ halibut and IFQ sablefish landings on his or her permit(s). Fees must be collected at the time of a legal landing of halibut or sablefish, filing of a landing report, or sale of such fish during a fishing season or in the last quarter of the calendar year in which the fish is harvested. Paper format; electronically (Internet), email, U.S. mail, and fax. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration VerDate Sep<11>2014 I. Abstract II. Method of Collection DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE SUMMARY: 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 Patsy A. Bearden, NMFS Alaska Region, (907) 586–7008 or Patsy.Bearden@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB Control Number: 0648–0398. Form Number(s): None. Type of Review: Regular (extension of a currently approved information collection). Affected Public: Individuals or households; business or other for-profit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,963. Estimated Time Per Response: Two hours for paper and 5 minutes for Internet IFQ Registered Buyer Ex-vessel Value and Volume Report; and two hours for paper and 5 minutes for IFQ Fee Submission Form. PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 8619 Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 5,926. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $898 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. 2015–03190 Filed 2–17–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [Docket No. 130312237–5115–01] RIN 0648–XC567 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife; 90-Day Finding on a Petition to List Yellowtail Damselfish as Threatened or Endangered Under the Endangered Species Act National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of 90-day petition finding. AGENCY: We (NMFS) announce a 90day finding on a petition to list yellowtail damselfish (Microspathodon chrysurus) as threatened or endangered under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). We find that the petition does not present substantial scientific or commercial information indicating that the petitioned action may be warranted. ADDRESSES: Copies of the petitions and related materials are available upon SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\18FEN1.SGM 18FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 32 (Wednesday, February 18, 2015)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Alaska Pacific 
Halibut and Sablefish Fisheries: Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) Cost 
Recovery

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 Patsy A. Bearden, NMFS Alaska Region, (907) 586-7008 or 
Patsy.Bearden@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Abstract

    This request is for extension of a currently approved information 
collection.
    The purpose of the IFQ fee is to recover actual costs incurred in 
managing and enforcing the IFQ Program (75%) and to make funds 
available for Congress to appropriate for support of the North Pacific 
IFQ Loan Program (25%).
    An IFQ permit holder incurs a cost recovery fee liability for every 
pound of IFQ halibut and IFQ sablefish that is landed under his or her 
IFQ permit(s). The IFQ permit holder is responsible for self-collecting 
the fee liability for all IFQ halibut and IFQ sablefish landings on his 
or her permit(s). Fees must be collected at the time of a legal landing 
of halibut or sablefish, filing of a landing report, or sale of such 
fish during a fishing season or in the last quarter of the calendar 
year in which the fish is harvested.

II. Method of Collection

    Paper format; electronically (Internet), email, U.S. mail, and fax.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0648-0398.
    Form Number(s): None.
    Type of Review: Regular (extension of a currently approved 
information collection).
    Affected Public: Individuals or households; business or other for-
profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,963.
    Estimated Time Per Response: Two hours for paper and 5 minutes for 
Internet IFQ Registered Buyer Ex-vessel Value and Volume Report; and 
two hours for paper and 5 minutes for IFQ Fee Submission Form.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 5,926.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $898 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. 2015-03190 Filed 2-17-15; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-22-P