New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting, 79863 [2015-32298]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 246 / Wednesday, December 23, 2015 / Notices harvesting permit application and/or harvesting vessel operators and to importers and re-exporters of Antarctic marine living resources. The collection is necessary in order for the United States to meet its treaty obligations as a contracting party to the Convention. II. Method of Collection Paper applications, electronic reports, satellite-linked vessel monitoring devices, radio and telephone calls, gear and vessel markings are required from participants and methods of transmittal include internet, satellite, facsimile and mail transmission of forms, reports and information. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES III. Data OMB Control Number: 0648–0194. Form Number(s): None. Type of Review: Regular submission (extension of a current information collection). Affected Public: Individuals; business or other for-profit organizations; not-forprofit institutions. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1 research entity; 2 vessel owners; 50 dealers. Estimated Time Per Response: One hour to apply for a CEMP research permit; 1 hour to report on research; 28 hours to supply information on potential new or exploratory fishing; 2 hours to apply for a harvesting permit; 2 minutes to transmit information by radio; 4 hours to install a vessel monitoring device (VMS); 2 hours for annual VMS maintenance; 45 minutes to mark a vessel; 40 minutes to mark buoys; 10 hours to mark pot gear; 6 minutes to mark trawl nets; 15 minutes to apply for a dealer permit to import and/or re-export Antarctic marine living resources; 15 minutes to complete and submit a toothfish catch document; 15 minutes to apply for pre-approval of toothfish imports; 15 minutes to complete and submit re-export catch documents; 15 minutes to submit import tickets. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 290 hours. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $86,800. 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:05 Dec 22, 2015 Jkt 238001 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: December 17, 2015. Sarah Brabson, NOAA PRA Clearance Officer. 79863 Committee will also review and discuss PDT recommendations for five-year Council research priorities. Other business may be discussed if time permits. Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, at (978) 465–0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. [FR Doc. 2015–32165 Filed 12–22–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Dated: December 18, 2015. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2015–32298 Filed 12–22–15; 8:45 am] National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration BILLING CODE 3510–22–P RIN 0648–XE373 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Evaluations of Coastal Zone Management Act Programs—State Coastal Management Programs and National Estuarine Research Reserves AGENCY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Whiting Committee on January 21, 2016 to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate. DATES: This meeting will be held on Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 10 a.m. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Hampton Inn, 2100 Post Road, Warwick, RI 02886; telephone: (401) 739–8888; fax: (401) 739–1550. Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Agenda The Committee will review Amendment 22 scoping comments and develop recommendations for the range of issues to be addressed by the amendment. The Council will then approve the scope of the amendment at its January Council meeting. The PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice. 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. SUMMARY: Written comments must be submitted on or before February 22, 2016. DATES: 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). ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Carrie Hall, (240) 533–0730 or carrie.hall@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\23DEN1.SGM 23DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XE373


New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

ACTION: Notice; public meeting.

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SUMMARY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is 
scheduling a public meeting of its Whiting Committee on January 21, 
2016 to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the 
exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be 
brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if 
appropriate.

DATES: This meeting will be held on Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 10 
a.m.

ADDRESSES: 
    Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Hampton Inn, 2100 
Post Road, Warwick, RI 02886; telephone: (401) 739-8888; fax: (401) 
739-1550.
    Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water 
Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, 
New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465-0492.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Agenda

    The Committee will review Amendment 22 scoping comments and develop 
recommendations for the range of issues to be addressed by the 
amendment. The Council will then approve the scope of the amendment at 
its January Council meeting. The Committee will also review and discuss 
PDT recommendations for five-year Council research priorities. Other 
business may be discussed if time permits.

Special Accommodations

    This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. 
Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids 
should be directed to Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, at (978) 465-
0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date.

    Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.

    Dated: December 18, 2015.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2015-32298 Filed 12-22-15; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-22-P