Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 36323 [2015-15447]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 121 / Wednesday, June 24, 2015 / Notices households; federal government; state, local or tribal Government. Frequency: On occasion. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. 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: June 18, 2015. Sarah Brabson, NOAA PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–15448 Filed 6–23–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–HR–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: Report of Whaling Operations. OMB Control Number: 0648–0311. Form Number(s): None. Type of Request: Regular (extension of a currently approved information collection). Number of Respondents: 158. Average Hours per Response: 30 minutes for reports on whales struck or on recovery of dead whales, including providing the information to the relevant Native American whaling organization; 5 minutes for the relevant Native American whaling organization to type in each report; and 5 hours for the relevant Native American whaling organization to consolidate and submit reports. Burden Hours: 45. Needs and Uses: This request is for extension of a current information collection. Native Americans may conduct certain aboriginal subsistence whaling in accordance with the provisions of the VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:43 Jun 23, 2015 Jkt 235001 International Whaling Commission (IWC). In order to respond to obligations under the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling, and the IWC, captains participating in these operations must submit certain information to the relevant Native American whaling organization about strikes on and catch of whales. Anyone retrieving a dead whale is also required to report. Captains must place a distinctive permanent identification mark on any harpoon, lance, or explosive dart used, and must also provide information on the mark and self-identification information. The relevant Native American whaling organization receives the reports, compiles them, and submits the information to NOAA. The information is used to monitor the hunt and to ensure that quotas are not exceeded. The information is also provided to the International Whaling Commission (IWC), which uses it to monitor compliance with its requirements. Affected Public: Individuals or households; state, local or tribal governments. 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: June 18, 2015. Sarah Brabson, NOAA PRA Clearance Officer. BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XD986 Atlantic Coastal Fisheries Cooperative Management Act Provisions; General Provisions for Domestic Fisheries; Application for Exempted Fishing Permits National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; request for comments. The NMFS Assistant Regional Administrator for Sustainable Fisheries, Greater Atlantic Region, has made a preliminary determination that an Exempted Fishing Permit application from the University of Rhode Island contains all of the required information and warrants further consideration. Regulations under the MagnusonStevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act and the Atlantic Coastal Fisheries Cooperative Management Act require publication of this notification to provide interested parties the opportunity to comment on Exempted Fishing Permit applications. SUMMARY: Comments must be received on or before July 9, 2015. DATES: You may submit written comments by any of the following methods: • Email: NMFS.GAR.EFP@noaa.gov. Include in the subject line ‘‘Comments on URI Bycatch Study EFP.’’ • Mail: John K. Bullard, Regional Administrator, NMFS, Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office, 55 Great Republic Drive, Gloucester, MA 01930. Mark the outside of the envelope ‘‘Comments on URI Bycatch Study EFP.’’ ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Allison Murphy, Fishery Policy Analyst, 978–281–9122. The University of Rhode Island (URI) submitted a complete application for an Exempted Fishing Permit (EFP) to conduct a 1-year lobster trap study that Federal regulations would otherwise restrict. The purpose of this study is to provide data on the effect of alternative escape vent designs on Jonah crab and lobster catch in an attempt to improve the retention of Jonah crabs while not increasing catch of sub-legal lobsters. This EFP proposes to test the modified vents over a wide range of Federal waters throughout Lobster Management Areas 2 and 3, covering statistical areas 515, 521, 526, 537, and 616 (see Figure 1). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: [FR Doc. 2015–15447 Filed 6–23–15; 8:45 am] 36323 BILLING CODE 3510–22–C E:\FR\FM\24JNN1.SGM 24JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


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: Report of Whaling Operations.
    OMB Control Number: 0648-0311.
    Form Number(s): None.
    Type of Request: Regular (extension of a currently approved 
information collection).
    Number of Respondents: 158.
    Average Hours per Response: 30 minutes for reports on whales struck 
or on recovery of dead whales, including providing the information to 
the relevant Native American whaling organization; 5 minutes for the 
relevant Native American whaling organization to type in each report; 
and 5 hours for the relevant Native American whaling organization to 
consolidate and submit reports.
    Burden Hours: 45.
    Needs and Uses: This request is for extension of a current 
information collection.
    Native Americans may conduct certain aboriginal subsistence whaling 
in accordance with the provisions of the International Whaling 
Commission (IWC). In order to respond to obligations under the 
International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling, and the IWC, 
captains participating in these operations must submit certain 
information to the relevant Native American whaling organization about 
strikes on and catch of whales. Anyone retrieving a dead whale is also 
required to report. Captains must place a distinctive permanent 
identification mark on any harpoon, lance, or explosive dart used, and 
must also provide information on the mark and self-identification 
information. The relevant Native American whaling organization receives 
the reports, compiles them, and submits the information to NOAA.
    The information is used to monitor the hunt and to ensure that 
quotas are not exceeded. The information is also provided to the 
International Whaling Commission (IWC), which uses it to monitor 
compliance with its requirements.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households; state, local or tribal 
governments.
    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: June 18, 2015.
Sarah Brabson,
NOAA PRA Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2015-15447 Filed 6-23-15; 8:45 am]
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