Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 75662-75663 [2015-30583]

Download as PDF Lhorne on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 75662 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 232 / Thursday, December 3, 2015 / Notices I. Abstract This request is for a revision to an existing information collection using a slightly modified survey instrument by removing questions that were unclear or not consistently interpreted by respondents, or are irrelevant after more information about the program design have been developed by the North Pacific Fishery Management Council, and clarifying the wording of remaining questions. Historically, changes in fisheries management regulations have been shown to result in impacts to individuals within the fishery. An understanding of social impacts in fisheries—achieved through the collection of data on fishing communities, as well as on individuals who fish—is a requirement under several federal laws. Laws such as the National Environmental Policy Act and the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (as amended 2007) describe such requirements. The collection of this data not only helps to inform legal requirements for the existing management actions, but will inform future management actions requiring equivalent information. Fisheries rationalization programs have an impact on those individuals participating in the affected fishery, as well as their communities and may also have indirect effects on other fishery participants. The North Pacific Fishery Management Council is considering the implementation of a new rationalization program for the Gulf of Alaska trawl fishery. This research aims to study the affected individuals both prior to and after the design and implementation of the rationalization program. One year of pre-program design data from this survey was collected in 2014. The current proposal is to collect a second round of baseline data collection postprogram design using a slightly modified survey instrument (e.g., dropping questions that were unclear, removing elements not under consideration by the North Pacific Fishery Management Council, and clarifying the wording of the remaining questions). The data collected will be used in conjunction with the 2014 survey data to provide a description of the changes that have occurred in the industry as the program has been developed as well as allow for an analysis of the changes experienced by individuals and communities after the rationalization program has been implemented. The measurement of these changes will lead to a greater understanding of the social VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:11 Dec 02, 2015 Jkt 238001 impacts the program may have on the individuals and communities affected by fisheries regulations. To achieve these goals, it is critical to collect the necessary data after program design and prior to the implementation of the rationalization program to understand what changes in the industry were made prior to implementation in expectation of future changes in management. This second baseline will also allow for the comparison of data collected after the management program has been implemented to understand how rationalization programs impact individuals and communities throughout the design and implementation of the program. II. Method of Collection Literature reviews, secondary sources including Internet sources, United States Census data, key informants, focus groups, paper surveys, electronic surveys, and in-person interviews will be utilized in combination to obtain the greatest breadth of information as possible. III. Data OMB Control Number: 0648–0685. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Revision of an existing information collection. Affected Public: Individuals or households; business or other for-profit organizations; not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,500. Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour and 30 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,750 hours. 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; PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 they also will become a matter of public record. Dated: November 30, 2015. Sarah Brabson, NOAA PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–30622 Filed 12–2–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P 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: Economic Expenditure Survey of Golden Crab Fishermen in the U.S. South Atlantic Region. OMB Control Number: 0648–0631. Form Number(s): None. Type of Request: Regular (reinstatement without change of a previously approved information collection). Number of Respondents: 6. Average Hours per Response: Burden Hours: 3. Needs and Uses: This request is for a reinstatement without change. The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) proposes to collect economic information from golden-crab landing commercial fishermen in the United States (U.S.) South Atlantic region. The data gathered will be used to evaluate the likely economic impacts of management proposals. In addition, the information will be used to satisfy legal mandates under Executive Order 12898, the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (U.S.C. 1801 et seq.), the Regulatory Flexibility Act, the Endangered Species Act, and the National Environmental Policy Act, and other pertinent statues. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Frequency: Every five years. 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 E:\FR\FM\03DEN1.SGM 03DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 232 / Thursday, December 3, 2015 / Notices notice to OIRA_Submission@ omb.eop.gov or fax to (202) 395–5806. Dated: November 30, 2015. Sarah Brabson, NOAA PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–30583 Filed 12–2–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Intent To Renew Collection 3038–0061, Daily Trade and Supporting Data Reports Commodity Futures Trading Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (‘‘CFTC’’ or ‘‘Commission’’) is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (‘‘PRA’’), Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of an existing collection of information, and to allow 60 days for public comment. This notice solicits comments on the daily trade and supporting data reports that are submitted to CFTC pursuant to Commission Rule 16.02. This part imposes reporting requirements on Reporting Markets, including Designated Contract Markets. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before February 1, 2016. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by ‘‘Renewal of Collection Pertaining to Regulation 16.02 Daily Trade and Supporting Data Reports 3038–0061’’, by any of the following methods: • Agency Web site: http:// comments.cftc.gov/. Follow the instructions for submitting comments through the Web site. • Mail: Christopher Kirkpatrick, Secretary of the Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street NW., Washington, DC 20581. • Hand Delivery/Courier: Same as Mail, above. • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov/. Follow the instructions for submitting comments through the Portal. Please submit your comments using only one method. All comments must be Lhorne on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:11 Dec 02, 2015 Jkt 238001 submitted in English, or if not, accompanied by an English translation. Comments will be posted as received to http://www.cftc.gov. You should submit only information that you wish to make available publicly. If you wish the CFTC to consider information that you believe is exempt from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, a petition for confidential treatment of the exempt information may be submitted according to the procedures established in § 145.9 of the CFTC’s regulations.1 The CFTC reserves the right, but shall have no obligation, to review, prescreen, filter, redact, refuse or remove any or all of your submission from http://www.cftc.gov that it may deem to be inappropriate for publication, such as obscene language. All submissions that have been redacted or removed that contain comments on the merits of the Information Collection Request will be retained in the public comment file and will be considered as required under applicable law, and may be accessible under the Freedom of Information Act. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas Guerin, Division of Market Oversight, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, 1155 21st Street NW., Washington, DC 20581; (202) 734–4194, email: tguerin@cftc.gov, and refer to OMB Control No. 3038–0061. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA, Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (‘‘OMB’’) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. ‘‘Collection of Information’’ is defined in 44 U.S.C. 3502(3) and 5 CFR 1320.3 and includes agency requests or requirements that members of the public submit reports, keep records, or provide information to a third party. Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A), requires Federal agencies to provide a 60-day notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information before submitting the collection to OMB for approval. To comply with this requirement, the CFTC is publishing notice of the proposed collection of information listed below. Title: Regulation 16.02 Daily Trade and Supporting Data Reports (OMB Control No. 3038–0061). This is a request for extension of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: The collection of information is needed to ensure that the CFTC has access to transaction-level trade data and related order information for each transaction executed on a Reporting Market. The Commission 1 PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 analyzes the daily trade and supporting data reports that are submitted pursuant to 17 CFR 16.02 to conduct financial, market and trade practice surveillance. The Commission uses the collection of information to discharge its regulatory responsibilities, including the responsibilities to prevent market manipulations and commodity price distortions and ensure the financial integrity of its jurisdictional markets. With respect to the collection of information, the CFTC invites comments on: • Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the CFTC, including whether the information will have a practical use; • The accuracy of the CFTC’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; • Ways to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the information to be collected; and • Ways to minimize the burden of collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology; e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Burden Statement: CFTC Regulation 16.02 results in information collection requirements within the meaning of the PRA. This regulation previously required Reporting Markets to incur one-time costs to establish systems and processes associated with providing the required reports to the CFTC on a daily basis. With respect to the ongoing reporting burden associated with submitting the required 16.02 reports, the CFTC believes that Reporting Markets incur an average burden of two hours to compile and submit each report made pursuant to 16.02. Reporting Markets submit an average of 250 reports annually. The estimated total annual time-burden for all Reporting Markets is 15,000 hours. Respondents/Affected Entities: Reporting Markets. Estimated number of respondents: 30. Estimated total annual burden on respondents: 15,000 hours. Frequency of collection: Ongoing. There are no capital costs or operating and maintenance costs associated with this collection. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq. 17 CFR 145.9. Sfmt 4703 75663 E:\FR\FM\03DEN1.SGM 03DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 232 (Thursday, December 3, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 75662-75663]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-30583]


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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: Economic Expenditure Survey of Golden Crab Fishermen in the 
U.S. South Atlantic Region.
    OMB Control Number: 0648-0631.
    Form Number(s): None.
    Type of Request: Regular (reinstatement without change of a 
previously approved information collection).
    Number of Respondents: 6.
    Average Hours per Response:
    Burden Hours: 3.
    Needs and Uses: This request is for a reinstatement without change. 
The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) proposes to collect 
economic information from golden-crab landing commercial fishermen in 
the United States (U.S.) South Atlantic region. The data gathered will 
be used to evaluate the likely economic impacts of management 
proposals. In addition, the information will be used to satisfy legal 
mandates under Executive Order 12898, the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery 
Conservation and Management Act (U.S.C. 1801 et seq.), the Regulatory 
Flexibility Act, the Endangered Species Act, and the National 
Environmental Policy Act, and other pertinent statues.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.
    Frequency: Every five years.
    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

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notice to OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov or fax to (202) 395-5806.

    Dated: November 30, 2015.
Sarah Brabson,
NOAA PRA Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2015-30583 Filed 12-2-15; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-22-P