Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Economic Survey of Gulf of Mexico (GOM) Captains and Crew Associated With the Gulf of Mexico (GOM) Grouper-Tilefish Individual Fishing Quota (GT-IFQ) Program, 15564-15565 [2015-06588]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 15564 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 56 / Tuesday, March 24, 2015 / Notices Successful working groups will be organized around a clear vision of specific metrology products—standards, including reference materials, reference data, reference methods, and documentary standards—that will enable interoperability and reproducibility. The goal of the workshop is to identify several initial working groups with critical mass, leadership teams, and a clear path forward to deliver standards that support the growth of the bioeconomy. DATES: The Synthetic Biology Standards Consortium Kick-Off meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 from 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Pacific time. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at Li Ka Shing Conference Center at Stanford University, 291 Campus Drive, Stanford, CA 94305. To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/sbsc-0315. There is no registration fee. Space is limited so please register early. Travel and parking information can be found on the registration page listed above. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information contact Matthew Munson by email at mmunson@nist.gov or by phone at (650) 690–6761, or Sarah Munro by email at smunro@nist.gov or by phone at (650) 690–6796, or Marc Salit by email at salit@nist.gov or by phone at (650) 350–2338. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Synthetic biology will realize its full contributions to the bioeconomy when a robust metrology infrastructure is in place to enable coordination of labor and reuse of materials. Metrology products— standards, including reference materials, reference data, reference methods, and documentary standards— can enable business-to-business transactions at scale. The NIST-hosted Synthetic Biology Standards Consortium (SBSC) will collectively build the infrastructure to support a fully integrated global synthetic biology enterprise. NIST will provide standards development support for some consortium activities, as well as facilitation and technical leadership. The SBSC will be convened as a standards setting consortium focused on the shared standards development needs of consortium members. It will provide safe harbor for collaborative work through the formation of technical standards-setting working groups. Successful working groups will be organized around a clear vision of specific metrology products that will enable interoperability and reproducibility. Example metrology products might include a reference material such as a standard proteome set from whole cell VerDate Sep<11>2014 01:09 Mar 24, 2015 Jkt 235001 lysates to be used as a benchmark for mass spectroscopy; reference data such as a DNA watermark repository; a reference method for DNA sequence verification; and a documentary standard for minimum information standards for biological protocol interoperability. The goal of the workshop is to identify several initial working groups with critical mass, leadership teams, and a clear path forward to deliver standards. Participants are invited to put forth proposals—your input is essential to the success of this work. Some candidate working groups are listed on the registration page. Proposals for working groups are strongly solicited and may be contributed via the workshop registration page (http:// tinyurl.com/sbsc-0315), SBSC Trello page (http://tinyurl.com/NIST–SBSC), or email to the NIST team (sbsc@nist.gov). The portfolio of working groups and the technical projects within working groups will be dynamic as needs shift and arise. At present, we expect that the workshop will conclude with: • A prioritized list of working groups with well-defined customers, scope, and initial products • Working group leadership teams to begin to coordinate technical implementation • A plan for continued engagement within the consortium, including ways of working together • Establishment of consortium operations, e.g., steering committee and advisory board The SBSC—Kick-off Workshop will be held on Tuesday March 31, 2015 from 9:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Pacific time. The workshop will be held in the Li Ka Shing Conference Center at Stanford University in Stanford, California. To register, go to http://tinyurl.com/sbsc0315. There is no registration fee. Space is limited so please register early. Travel and parking information can be found on the registration page listed above. There is no cost for participating in the consortium or the workshop. No proprietary information will be shared at the workshop. Richard Cavanagh, Acting Associate Director for Laboratory Programs. [FR Doc. 2015–06839 Filed 3–20–15; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 3510–13–P PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Economic Survey of Gulf of Mexico (GOM) Captains and Crew Associated With the Gulf of Mexico (GOM) Grouper-Tilefish Individual Fishing Quota (GT–IFQ) Program 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 May 26, 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 Dr. Larry Perruso, (305) 361– 4278 or Larry.perruso@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: I. Abstract This request is for a new information collection. The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) proposes to collect economic and attitudinal data from hired captains and crew regarding the performance of the GOM Grouper-Tilefish IFQ Program five years after its implementation. These data will be used to estimate the effects of the GT–IFQ Program on these stakeholders for the five-year program review mandated by the MagnusonStevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (U.S.C. 1801 et seq.). The population targeted by the economic survey is hired captains and crew that participate in the GOM Grouper-Tilefish fishery. In addition, the information will be used to strengthen and improve fishery management decision-making, and satisfy legal mandates under Executive Order 12866, the Regulatory Flexibility Act, the Endangered Species Act, the E:\FR\FM\24MRN1.SGM 24MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 56 / Tuesday, March 24, 2015 / Notices National Environmental Policy Act and other pertinent statues. II. Method of Collection The economic and attitudinal information sought will be collected via in-person surveys. III. Data OMB Control Number: 0648–XXXX. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Regular submission (request for a new information collection). Affected Public: Business or other forprofit institutions; individuals or households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 100 captains and 500 crew. Estimated Time per Response: 30 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 300. 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: March 18, 2015. Sarah Brabson, NOAA PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–06588 Filed 3–23–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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). VerDate Sep<11>2014 01:09 Mar 24, 2015 Jkt 235001 Agency: U.S. Census Bureau. Title: Manufacturers’ Shipments, Inventories, and Orders Survey (M3). OMB Control Number: 0607–0008. Form Number(s): M–3(SD). Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. Number of Respondents: 4,800. Average Hours per Response: 20 minutes. Burden Hours: 19,200. Needs and Uses: The U.S. Census Bureau is requesting an extension of the currently approved collection for the Manufacturers’ Shipments, Inventories, and Orders (M3) survey. This survey collects monthly data from domestic manufacturers on Form M–3 (SD), which is mailed at the end of each month. Data requested are shipments, new orders, unfilled orders, and inventories by stage of fabrication. It is currently the only survey that provides broad-based monthly statistical data on the economic conditions in the domestic manufacturing sector. The survey is designed to measure current industrial activity and to provide an indication of future production commitments. The value of shipments measures the value of goods delivered during the month by domestic manufacturers. Estimates of new orders serve as an indicator of future production commitments and represent the current sales value of new orders received during the month, net of cancellations. Substantial accumulation or depletion of backlogs of unfilled orders measures excess (or deficient) demand for manufactured products. The level of inventories, especially in relation to shipments, is frequently used to monitor the business cycle. This survey provides an essential component of the current economic indicators needed for assessing the evolving status of the economy and formulating economic policy. The Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has designated this survey as a principal federal economic indicator. The shipments and inventory data are essential inputs to the gross domestic product (GDP), while the orders data are direct inputs to the leading economic indicator series. The GDP and the economic indicator series would be incomplete without these data. The survey also provides valuable and timely domestic manufacturing data for economic planning and analysis to business firms, trade associations, research and consulting agencies, and academia. The data are used for analyzing shortand long-term trends, both in the manufacturing sector and as related to PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15565 other sectors of the economy. The data on value of shipments, especially when adjusted for change in inventory, measure current levels of production. New orders figures serve as an indicator of future production commitments. Changes in the level of unfilled orders, because of excess or shortfall of new orders compared with shipments, are used to measure the excess (or deficiency) in the demand for manufactured products. Changes in the level of inventories and the relation of these to shipments are used to project future movements in manufacturing activity. These statistics are valuable for analysts of business cycle conditions including members of the Council of Economic Advisers (CEA), the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), the Federal Reserve Board (FRB), the Department of the Treasury, business firms, trade associations, private research and consulting agencies, and the academic community. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Frequency: Monthly. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. Legal Authority: Title 13, United States Code, Sections 131, 182, and 193. This information collection request may be viewed at www.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: March 18, 2015. Glenna Mickelson, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. 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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 56 (Tuesday, March 24, 2015)]
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[FR Doc No: 2015-06588]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Economic Survey 
of Gulf of Mexico (GOM) Captains and Crew Associated With the Gulf of 
Mexico (GOM) Grouper-Tilefish Individual Fishing Quota (GT-IFQ) Program

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 May 26, 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 Dr. Larry Perruso, (305) 361-4278 or 
Larry.perruso@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Abstract

    This request is for a new information collection.
    The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) proposes to collect 
economic and attitudinal data from hired captains and crew regarding 
the performance of the GOM Grouper-Tilefish IFQ Program five years 
after its implementation. These data will be used to estimate the 
effects of the GT-IFQ Program on these stakeholders for the five-year 
program review mandated by the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation 
and Management Act (U.S.C. 1801 et seq.). The population targeted by 
the economic survey is hired captains and crew that participate in the 
GOM Grouper-Tilefish fishery. In addition, the information will be used 
to strengthen and improve fishery management decision-making, and 
satisfy legal mandates under Executive Order 12866, the Regulatory 
Flexibility Act, the Endangered Species Act, the

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National Environmental Policy Act and other pertinent statues.

II. Method of Collection

    The economic and attitudinal information sought will be collected 
via in-person surveys.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0648-XXXX.
    Form Number: None.
    Type of Review: Regular submission (request for a new information 
collection).
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit institutions; 
individuals or households.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 100 captains and 500 crew.
    Estimated Time per Response: 30 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 300.
    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: March 18, 2015.
Sarah Brabson,
NOAA PRA Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2015-06588 Filed 3-23-15; 8:45 am]
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