Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments on the Doug D. Nebert NSDI Champion of the Year Award, 78753-78754 [2015-31746]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 242 / Thursday, December 17, 2015 / Notices Background The Council was formed in January 1993 to advise the Secretary of the Interior, through the Director of the Service, on nationally significant recreational fishing, boating, and aquatic resource conservation issues. The Council represents the interests of the public and private sectors of the sport fishing, boating, and conservation communities and is organized to enhance partnerships among industry, constituency groups, and government. The 18-member Council, appointed by the Secretary of the Interior, includes the Service Director and the president of the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, who both serve in ex officio capacities. Other Council members are directors from State agencies responsible for managing recreational fish and wildlife resources and individuals who represent the interests of saltwater and freshwater recreational fishing, recreational boating, the recreational fishing and boating industries, recreational fisheries resource conservation, Native American tribes, aquatic resource outreach and education, and tourism. Background information on the Council is available at https://www.fws.gov/sfbpc. 78753 Meeting Agenda The Council will hold a teleconference to: • Consider and approve the Council’s Boating Infrastructure Grant Program Review Committee’s funding recommendations for fiscal year 2015 proposal; • Discuss a proposed pilot project associated with permitting recreational projects; • Schedule an upcoming spring meeting; and • Consider other Council business. The final agenda will be posted on the Internet at https://www.fws.gov/sfbpc. PUBLIC INPUT If you wish to: You must contact the Council Coordinator (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) no later than: Listen to the teleconference ..................................................................... Submit written information or questions before the teleconference for the council to consider during the teleconference. Give an oral presentation during the teleconference ............................... Monday, January 4, 2016. Monday, January 4, 2016. Submitting Written Information or Questions Interested members of the public may submit relevant information or questions for the Council to consider during the teleconference. Written statements must be received by the date listed in ‘‘Public Input’’ under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION, so that the information may be made available to the Council for their consideration prior to this teleconference. Written statements must be supplied to the Council Coordinator in one of the following formats: One hard copy with original signature, and one electronic copy via email (acceptable file formats are Adobe Acrobat PDF, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, or rich text file). asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Giving an Oral Presentation Individuals or groups requesting to make an oral presentation during the teleconference will be limited to 2 minutes per speaker, with no more than a total of 15 minutes for all speakers. Interested parties should contact the Council Coordinator, in writing (preferably via email; see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT), to be placed on the public speaker list for this teleconference. To ensure an opportunity to speak during the public comment period of the teleconference, members of the public must register with the Council Coordinator. Registered speakers who wish to expand upon their oral statements, or those who had wished to speak but could not be accommodated on the agenda, may VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:53 Dec 16, 2015 Jkt 238001 Monday, January 4, 2016. submit written statements to the Council Coordinator up to 30 days subsequent to the teleconference. Meeting Minutes Summary minutes of the teleconference will be maintained by the Council Coordinator (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) and will be available for public inspection within 90 days of the meeting and will be posted on the Council’s Web site at https://www.fws.gov/sfbpc. Stephen Guertin, Acting Director. [FR Doc. 2015–31724 Filed 12–16–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4333–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Geological Survey [GX16EE000101000] Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments on the Doug D. Nebert NSDI Champion of the Year Award U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Interior. ACTION: Notice of a new information collection, Doug D. Nebert NSDI Champion of the Year Award. AGENCY: We (the U.S. Geological Survey) are notifying the public that we have submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) the information collection request (ICR) described below. To comply with the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00046 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) and as part of our continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, we invite the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on this ICR. DATES: To ensure that your comments on this ICR are considered, OMB must receive them on or before January 19, 2016. ADDRESSES: Please submit written comments on this information collection directly to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior, via email: (OIRA_SUBMISSION@omb.eop.gov); or by fax (202) 395–5806; and identify your submission with ‘OMB Control Number 1028—NEW Doug D. Nebert NSDI Champion of the Year Award’. Please also forward a copy of your comments and suggestions on this information collection to the Information Collection Clearance Officer, U.S. Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive MS 807, Reston, VA 20192 (mail); (703) 648–7195 (fax); or gs-info_collections@ usgs.gov (email). Please reference ‘OMB Information Collection 1028—NEW: Doug D. Nebert NSDI Champion of the Year Award in all correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brigitta Urban-Mathieux, Federal Geographic Data Committee Office of the Secretariat, U.S. Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Mail Stop 590, Reston, VA 20192 (mail); 703–648– 5175 (phone); or burbanma@usgs.gov E:\FR\FM\17DEN1.SGM 17DEN1 78754 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 242 / Thursday, December 17, 2015 / Notices (email). You may also find information about this ICR at www.reginfo.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES I. Abstract Nominations for Doug D. Nebert NSDI Champion of the Year Award are accepted from the public and private sector individuals, teams, organizations, and professional societies that are from the United States of America. Nomination packages include three sections: (A) Cover Sheet, (B) Summary Statement, and (C) Supplemental Materials. The cover sheet includes professional contact information. The Summary Statement is limited to two pages and describes the nominee’s achievements in the development of an outstanding, innovative, and operational tool, application, or service capability that directly supports the spatial data infrastructures. Nominations may include up to 10 pages of supplemental information such as resume, publications list, and/or letters of endorsement. The award consists of a citation and plaque, which are presented to the recipient at an appropriate public forum by the FGDC Chair. The name of the recipient is also inscribed on a permanent plaque, which are displayed by the FGDC. The Doug D. Nebert NSDI Champion of the Year Award honors a respected colleague, technical visionary, and recognized U.S. national leader in the establishment of spatial data infrastructures that significantly enhance the understanding of our physical and cultural world. The award is sponsored by the Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) and its purpose is to recognize an individual or a team representing Federal, State, Tribal, regional, and (or) local government, academia, or non-profit and professional organization that has developed an outstanding, innovative, and operational tool, application, or service capability used by multiple organizations that furthers the vision of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI). II. Data OMB Control Number: 1028—NEW. Title: Doug D. Nebert NSDI Champion of the Year Award. Type of Request: Approval of new information collection. Respondent Obligation: Required to obtain benefit. Frequency of Collection: This is an annual offer. Description of Respondents: State, local, and tribal governments; academia, and non-profit organizations. Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 10. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:53 Dec 16, 2015 Jkt 238001 Estimated Time per Response: We estimate that it will take 10 hour(s) per nomination to complete the award nomination process. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 100 hours. Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping ‘‘Non-Hour Cost’’ Burden: There are no ‘‘non-hour cost’’ burdens associated with this collection of information. Public Disclosure Statement: The PRA (44 U.S.C. 3501, et seq.) provides that an agency may not conduct or sponsor and you are not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Comments: On September 9, 2015, we published a Federal Register notice (80 FR 54309) announcing that we would submit this ICR to OMB for approval and soliciting comments. The comment period closed on November 9, 2015. We did receive one comment from the public; however, the comment was not directly related to this project but rather a rejection of all government data collection. III. Request for Comments We again invite comments concerning this ICR as to: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the agency to perform its duties, including whether the information is useful; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (c) how to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) how to minimize the burden on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Please note that comments submitted in response to this notice are a matter of public record. Before including your personal mailing address, phone number, email address, or other personally identifiable information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment, including your personally identifiable information, may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us and the OMB in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that it will be done. Ivan DeLoatch, Executive Director, Federal Geographic Data Committee, Core Science Systems. [FR Doc. 2015–31746 Filed 12–16–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4338–11–P PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Office of the Secretary [167D0102DM/DS64600000/ DLSN00000.000000/DX.64601] Notice of Senior Executive Service Performance Review Board Appointments Office of the Secretary, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: This notice provides the names of individuals who have been appointed to serve as members of the Department of the Interior Senior Executive Service (SES) Performance Review Board. DATES: These appointments are effective upon publication in the Federal Register. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

 Geological Survey

[GX16EE000101000]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments on 
the Doug D. Nebert NSDI Champion of the Year Award

AGENCY: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Interior.

ACTION: Notice of a new information collection, Doug D. Nebert NSDI 
Champion of the Year Award.

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SUMMARY: We (the U.S. Geological Survey) are notifying the public that 
we have submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) the 
information collection request (ICR) described below. To comply with 
the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) and as part of our continuing 
efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, we invite the 
general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to 
comment on this ICR.

DATES: To ensure that your comments on this ICR are considered, OMB 
must receive them on or before January 19, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Please submit written comments on this information 
collection directly to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), 
Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Desk Officer 
for the Department of the Interior, via email: 
(OIRA_SUBMISSION@omb.eop.gov); or by fax (202) 395-5806; and identify 
your submission with `OMB Control Number 1028--NEW Doug D. Nebert NSDI 
Champion of the Year Award'. Please also forward a copy of your 
comments and suggestions on this information collection to the 
Information Collection Clearance Officer, U.S. Geological Survey, 12201 
Sunrise Valley Drive MS 807, Reston, VA 20192 (mail); (703) 648-7195 
(fax); or gs-info_collections@usgs.gov (email). Please reference `OMB 
Information Collection 1028--NEW: Doug D. Nebert NSDI Champion of the 
Year Award in all correspondence.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brigitta Urban-Mathieux, Federal 
Geographic Data Committee Office of the Secretariat, U.S. Geological 
Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Mail Stop 590, Reston, VA 20192 
(mail); 703-648-5175 (phone); or burbanma@usgs.gov

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(email). You may also find information about this ICR at 
www.reginfo.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Abstract

    Nominations for Doug D. Nebert NSDI Champion of the Year Award are 
accepted from the public and private sector individuals, teams, 
organizations, and professional societies that are from the United 
States of America. Nomination packages include three sections: (A) 
Cover Sheet, (B) Summary Statement, and (C) Supplemental Materials. The 
cover sheet includes professional contact information. The Summary 
Statement is limited to two pages and describes the nominee's 
achievements in the development of an outstanding, innovative, and 
operational tool, application, or service capability that directly 
supports the spatial data infrastructures. Nominations may include up 
to 10 pages of supplemental information such as resume, publications 
list, and/or letters of endorsement. The award consists of a citation 
and plaque, which are presented to the recipient at an appropriate 
public forum by the FGDC Chair. The name of the recipient is also 
inscribed on a permanent plaque, which are displayed by the FGDC.
    The Doug D. Nebert NSDI Champion of the Year Award honors a 
respected colleague, technical visionary, and recognized U.S. national 
leader in the establishment of spatial data infrastructures that 
significantly enhance the understanding of our physical and cultural 
world. The award is sponsored by the Federal Geographic Data Committee 
(FGDC) and its purpose is to recognize an individual or a team 
representing Federal, State, Tribal, regional, and (or) local 
government, academia, or non-profit and professional organization that 
has developed an outstanding, innovative, and operational tool, 
application, or service capability used by multiple organizations that 
furthers the vision of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI).

II. Data

    OMB Control Number: 1028[m x dash]NEW.
    Title: Doug D. Nebert NSDI Champion of the Year Award.
    Type of Request: Approval of new information collection.
    Respondent Obligation: Required to obtain benefit.
    Frequency of Collection: This is an annual offer.
    Description of Respondents: State, local, and tribal governments; 
academia, and non-profit organizations.
    Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 10.
    Estimated Time per Response: We estimate that it will take 10 
hour(s) per nomination to complete the award nomination process.
    Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 100 hours.
    Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping ``Non-Hour Cost'' Burden: 
There are no ``non-hour cost'' burdens associated with this collection 
of information.
    Public Disclosure Statement: The PRA (44 U.S.C. 3501, et seq.) 
provides that an agency may not conduct or sponsor and you are not 
required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a 
currently valid OMB control number.
    Comments: On September 9, 2015, we published a Federal Register 
notice (80 FR 54309) announcing that we would submit this ICR to OMB 
for approval and soliciting comments. The comment period closed on 
November 9, 2015. We did receive one comment from the public; however, 
the comment was not directly related to this project but rather a 
rejection of all government data collection.

III. Request for Comments

    We again invite comments concerning this ICR as to: (a) Whether the 
proposed collection of information is necessary for the agency to 
perform its duties, including whether the information is useful; (b) 
the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed 
collection of information; (c) how to enhance the quality, usefulness, 
and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) how to minimize 
the burden on the respondents, including the use of automated 
collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
    Please note that comments submitted in response to this notice are 
a matter of public record. Before including your personal mailing 
address, phone number, email address, or other personally identifiable 
information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire 
comment, including your personally identifiable information, may be 
made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us and the OMB 
in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from 
public review, we cannot guarantee that it will be done.

Ivan DeLoatch,
Executive Director, Federal Geographic Data Committee, Core Science 
Systems.
[FR Doc. 2015-31746 Filed 12-16-15; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4338-11-P