Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Permitting, Vessel Identification, and Reporting Requirements for the Pelagic Squid Jig Fishery in the Western Pacific Region, 19075-19076 [2015-08095]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 68 / Thursday, April 9, 2015 / Notices information is important for understanding the nature of the fishery and provides a link to participants. It also aids in the enforcement of Fishery Ecosystem Plan measures. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Jan Saunders, (302) 526–5251, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Dated: April 6, 2015. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. RIN 0648–XD892 II. Method of Collection Information is submitted to NMFS, in the form of paper permit application forms. Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Public Meeting III. Data [FR Doc. 2015–08173 Filed 4–8–15; 8:45 am] AGENCY: OMB Number: 0648–0463. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Regular submission (extension of a current information collection). Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations; individuals or households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 12. Estimated Time per Response: 2 hours per special permit application, 10 minutes per transshipment permit. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 31. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $100 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. Rmajette on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 19075 Dated: April 3, 2015. Sarah Brabson, NOAA PRA Clearance Officer. BILLING CODE 3510–22–P 15:13 Apr 08, 2015 The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s (Council) River Herring and Shad (RH/S) Advisory Panel (AP) will meet to develop recommendations for the 2016–18 RH/S Cap on the Atlantic mackerel fishery and provide general input on RH/S conservation. SUMMARY: The meeting will be Friday, April 24, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via webinar, but anyone can also attend at the Council office address (see below). The webinar link is: http:// mafmc.adobeconnect.com/2015rhsap/. Please call the Council at least 24 hours in advance if you wish to attend at the Council office. Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. State St., Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674–2331. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher M. Moore, Ph.D. Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council; telephone: (302) 526–5255. The Council’s Web site, www.mafmc.org will also have details on webinar access and any background materials. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Council’s River Herring and Shad (RH/ S) Advisory Panel (AP) will meet to develop recommendations for the 2016– 18 RH/S Cap on the Atlantic mackerel fishery and provide general input on RH/S conservation. There will also be time for public questions and comments. The Council will utilize the input from the RH/S AP at the June 2015 Council meeting when setting the 2016–18 RH/S Cap on the Atlantic mackerel fishery and discussing RH/S conservation. DATES: Special Accommodations [FR Doc. 2015–08094 Filed 4–8–15; 8:45 am] VerDate Sep<11>2014 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. Jkt 235001 The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aid should be directed to M. PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Permitting, Vessel Identification, and Reporting Requirements for the Pelagic Squid Jig Fishery in the Western Pacific Region 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 June 8, 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 Walter Ikehara, (808) 725– 5175 or Walter.Ikehara@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: I. Abstract This request is for extension of a currently approved information collection. Federal regulations at Title 50, Part 665, of the Code of Federal Regulations require that owners of vessels fishing for, or landing, pelagic squid in the western Pacific region obtain a permit from NOAA Fisheries Service (NMFS). In addition, the regulations require vessel operators to report fishing activity and harvest on daily logbooks and mark their vessels for identification. The information collected is used to identify participants in the fishery, E:\FR\FM\09APN1.SGM 09APN1 19076 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 68 / Thursday, April 9, 2015 / Notices document fishing activities and landings, determine the conditions of the stocks, assess the effectiveness of management measures, evaluate the benefits and costs of changes in management measures, and monitor and respond to accidental takes of protected species, including seabirds, turtles, and marine mammals. Vessel owners must identify their vessels to assist in aerial and at-sea enforcement of fishing regulations. II. Method of Collection Respondents have a choice of either electronic or paper forms. Methods of submittal include email of electronic forms, and mail and facsimile transmission of paper forms. III. Data Rmajette on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES OMB Control Number: 0648–0589. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Regular submission (extension of a currently approved collection). Affected Public: Individuals or household; business or other for-profit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 30. Estimated Time per Response: Permit applications, 30 minutes; permit appeal, 2 hours; logbooks, 15 minutes; vessel identification, 45 minutes. VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:13 Apr 08, 2015 Jkt 235001 Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 265 hours. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $2,190 in fees/mailing/ reporting/identification 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. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary [Transmittal Nos. 15–12] 36(b)(1) Arms Sales Notification Defense Security Cooperation Agency, DoD. 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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 68 (Thursday, April 9, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 19075-19076]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-08095]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Permitting, 
Vessel Identification, and Reporting Requirements for the Pelagic Squid 
Jig Fishery in the Western Pacific Region

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 June 8, 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 Walter Ikehara, (808) 725-5175 or 
Walter.Ikehara@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Abstract

    This request is for extension of a currently approved information 
collection.
    Federal regulations at Title 50, Part 665, of the Code of Federal 
Regulations require that owners of vessels fishing for, or landing, 
pelagic squid in the western Pacific region obtain a permit from NOAA 
Fisheries Service (NMFS). In addition, the regulations require vessel 
operators to report fishing activity and harvest on daily logbooks and 
mark their vessels for identification.
    The information collected is used to identify participants in the 
fishery,

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document fishing activities and landings, determine the conditions of 
the stocks, assess the effectiveness of management measures, evaluate 
the benefits and costs of changes in management measures, and monitor 
and respond to accidental takes of protected species, including 
seabirds, turtles, and marine mammals.
    Vessel owners must identify their vessels to assist in aerial and 
at-sea enforcement of fishing regulations.

II. Method of Collection

    Respondents have a choice of either electronic or paper forms. 
Methods of submittal include email of electronic forms, and mail and 
facsimile transmission of paper forms.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0648-0589.
    Form Number: None.
    Type of Review: Regular submission (extension of a currently 
approved collection).
    Affected Public: Individuals or household; business or other for-
profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 30.
    Estimated Time per Response: Permit applications, 30 minutes; 
permit appeal, 2 hours; logbooks, 15 minutes; vessel identification, 45 
minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 265 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $2,190 in fees/mailing/
reporting/identification 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: April 3, 2015.
Sarah Brabson,
NOAA PRA Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2015-08095 Filed 4-8-15; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-22-P