Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 72953 [2015-29750]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 225 / Monday, November 23, 2015 / Notices Thomas A. Nies (see ADDRESSES) at least five days prior to this meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: November 18, 2015. Emily H. Menashes, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2015–29795 Filed 11–20–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration wgreen on DSK2VPTVN1PROD 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: Coastal Zone Management Program Administration Grants, Performance Reports, Amendments and Routine Program Changes, Section 306A and Section 309 Requirements, and Section 6217 Coastal Nonpoint Pollution Program. OMB Control Number: 0648–0119. Form Number(s): None. Type of Request: Regular (revision and extension of a currently approved information collection). Number of Respondents: 34. Average Hours Per Response: Coastal Zone Management Performance Tracking, 25 hours; performance reports: Year 1, Sections A and B, 35 hours; Year 2, Section A, 10 hours; Year 3, Section A, 5 hours; Section C, 2 hours; amendments and program change documentation, 20 hours; Section 306a Application Checklist and documentation, 5 hours; Section 309 Strategy & Assessment Document Preparation, 260 hours; Section 309 Competitive Funding—Section A Semiannual Performance Report on Project Implementation and Section 305 Section A Semi-Annual Performance Report, 2 hours each; Coastal Nonpoint Pollution Control Program Document Preparation and Section 305 Program Development Document, 1 hour each. Burden Hours: 9,144. Needs and Uses: This request is for revision and extension of a currently approved information collection. In 1972, in response to intense pressure on United States (U.S) coastal resources, and because of the importance of U.S. coastal areas, the VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:25 Nov 20, 2015 Jkt 238001 U.S. Congress passed the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972 (CZMA), 16 U.S.C. 1451 et. seq. The CZMA authorized a federal program to encourage coastal states and territories to develop comprehensive coastal management programs. The CZMA has been reauthorized on several occasions, most recently with the enactment of the Coastal Zone Protection Act of 1996. (CZMA as amended). The program is administered by the Secretary of Commerce, who in turn has delegated this responsibility to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Ocean Services (NOS). The coastal zone management grants provide funds to states and territories to: implement federally-approved coastal management programs; complete information for the Coastal Zone Management Program (CZMP) Performance Management System; develop program assessments multi-year strategies to enhance their programs within priority areas under Section 309 of the CZMA; submit documentation as described in the CZMA Section 306a on the approved coastal zone management programs; submit requests to update their federally-approved programs through amendments or program changes; and develop and submit state coastal nonpoint pollution control programs (CNP) as required under Section 6217 of the Coastal Zone Act Reauthorization Amendments. Revision: The CZMP Performance Measurement System has been revised to reduce the number of measures on which state programs are required to report, resulting in an overall decrease in reporting burden for the performance measurement system. The assessment process under CZMA Section 309 has also been refined to rely more on readily available existing data and allow states to more quickly focus their assessments on high-priority enhancement areas. Affected Public: State, local and tribal governments. Frequency: Annually, semi-annually and on occasion. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits. 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. PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 72953 Dated: November 18, 2015. Sarah Brabson, NOAA PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–29750 Filed 11–20–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–08–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XE300 Fisheries of the Gulf of Mexico; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of SEDAR 45 postworkshop webinar for Gulf of Mexico Vermilion Snapper. AGENCY: The SEDAR 45 assessment of the Gulf of Mexico Vermilion Snapper will consist of one in-person workshop and a series of webinars. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. DATES: The SEDAR 45 post-workshop webinar will be held from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on December 8, 2015. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held via webinar. The webinar is open to members of the public. Those interested in participating should contact Julie A. Neer at SEDAR (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) to request an invitation providing webinar access information. Please request webinar invitations at least 24 hours in advance of each webinar. SEDAR address: 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julie A. Neer, SEDAR Coordinator; (843) 571– 4366; email: Julie.neer@safmc.net SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Gulf of Mexico, South Atlantic, and Caribbean Fishery Management Councils, in conjunction with NOAA Fisheries and the Atlantic and Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commissions have implemented the Southeast Data, Assessment and Review (SEDAR) process, a multi-step method for determining the status of fish stocks in the Southeast Region. SEDAR is a multistep process including: (1) Data/ Assessment Workshop, and (2) a series of webinars. The product of the Data/ Assessment Workshop is a report which compiles and evaluates potential datasets and recommends which datasets are appropriate for assessment SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\23NON1.SGM 23NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 225 (Monday, November 23, 2015)]
[Notices]
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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: Coastal Zone Management Program Administration Grants, 
Performance Reports, Amendments and Routine Program Changes, Section 
306A and Section 309 Requirements, and Section 6217 Coastal Nonpoint 
Pollution Program.
    OMB Control Number: 0648-0119.
    Form Number(s): None.
    Type of Request: Regular (revision and extension of a currently 
approved information collection).
    Number of Respondents: 34.
    Average Hours Per Response: Coastal Zone Management Performance 
Tracking, 25 hours; performance reports: Year 1, Sections A and B, 35 
hours; Year 2, Section A, 10 hours; Year 3, Section A, 5 hours; Section 
C, 2 hours; amendments and program change documentation, 20 hours; 
Section 306a Application Checklist and documentation, 5 hours; Section 
309 Strategy & Assessment Document Preparation, 260 hours; Section 309 
Competitive Funding--Section A Semi-annual Performance Report on 
Project Implementation and Section 305 Section A Semi-Annual 
Performance Report, 2 hours each; Coastal Nonpoint Pollution Control 
Program Document Preparation and Section 305 Program Development 
Document, 1 hour each.
    Burden Hours: 9,144.
    Needs and Uses: This request is for revision and extension of a 
currently approved information collection.
    In 1972, in response to intense pressure on United States (U.S) 
coastal resources, and because of the importance of U.S. coastal areas, 
the U.S. Congress passed the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972 
(CZMA), 16 U.S.C. 1451 et. seq. The CZMA authorized a federal program 
to encourage coastal states and territories to develop comprehensive 
coastal management programs. The CZMA has been reauthorized on several 
occasions, most recently with the enactment of the Coastal Zone 
Protection Act of 1996. (CZMA as amended). The program is administered 
by the Secretary of Commerce, who in turn has delegated this 
responsibility to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's 
(NOAA) National Ocean Services (NOS).
    The coastal zone management grants provide funds to states and 
territories to: implement federally-approved coastal management 
programs; complete information for the Coastal Zone Management Program 
(CZMP) Performance Management System; develop program assessments 
multi-year strategies to enhance their programs within priority areas 
under Section 309 of the CZMA; submit documentation as described in the 
CZMA Section 306a on the approved coastal zone management programs; 
submit requests to update their federally-approved programs through 
amendments or program changes; and develop and submit state coastal 
nonpoint pollution control programs (CNP) as required under Section 
6217 of the Coastal Zone Act Reauthorization Amendments.
    Revision: The CZMP Performance Measurement System has been revised 
to reduce the number of measures on which state programs are required 
to report, resulting in an overall decrease in reporting burden for the 
performance measurement system. The assessment process under CZMA 
Section 309 has also been refined to rely more on readily available 
existing data and allow states to more quickly focus their assessments 
on high-priority enhancement areas.
    Affected Public: State, local and tribal governments.
    Frequency: Annually, semi-annually and on occasion.
    Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits.
    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: November 18, 2015.
Sarah Brabson,
NOAA PRA Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2015-29750 Filed 11-20-15; 8:45 am]
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