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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 2 / Tuesday, January 5, 2016 / Rules and Regulations final agency action, the agency may pursue collection of the unpaid fees. (e) Over payment. Upon issuance of final agency action, payment submitted to NMFS in excess of the Amendment 80 fee determined to be due by the final agency action will be returned to the Amendment 80 cooperative unless the Amendment 80 cooperative’s representative requests the agency to credit the excess amount against the Amendment 80 CQ permit holder’s future Amendment 80 fee. (f) Appeals. An Amendment 80 cooperative representative who receives an IAD for incomplete payment of an Amendment 80 fee may appeal under the appeals procedures set out a 15 CFR part 906. (g) Annual report. Each year, NMFS will publish a report describing the Amendment 80 Cost Recovery Fee Program. [FR Doc. 2015–33096 Filed 1–4–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 151 [Docket No. USCG–2012–0924] RIN 1625–AB68 Ballast Water Management Reporting and Recordkeeping Coast Guard, DHS. Final rule; information collection approval. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard announces that it has received approval from the Office of Management and Budget for an information collection request associated with ballast water management reporting and recordkeeping requirements in a final rule we published in the Federal Register on November 24, 2015. In that rule, we stated we would publish a document in the Federal Register announcing the effective date of the collection-of-information related sections. This rule establishes February 22, 2016, as the effective date for those sections. DATES: The amendments to §§ 151.2060(b) through (f) and 151.2070, published November 24, 2015 (80 FR 73105), are effective February 22, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this rule, call or email Ms. Regina Bergner, Environmental Standards Division (CG– asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with RULES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:31 Jan 04, 2016 Jkt 238001 OES–3), U.S. Coast Guard; telephone 202–372–1431, email Regina. R.Bergner@uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Viewing Documents Associated With This Rule To view the final rule published on November 24, 2015 (80 FR 73105), or other documents in the docket for this rulemaking, go to www.regulations.gov, type the docket number, USCG–2012– 0924, in the ‘‘SEARCH’’ box and click ‘‘SEARCH.’’ Click on ‘‘Open Docket Folder’’ in the first item listed. Use the following link to go directly to the docket: http://www.regulations.gov/ #!docketDetail;D=USCG-2012-0924. Background On November 24, 2015, the Coast Guard published a final rule that amends the ballast water management reporting and recordkeeping requirements. 80 FR 73105. The final rule delayed the effective date of 33 CFR 151.2060(b) through (f) and § 151.2070 because these sections contain collection-of-information provisions that require approval by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3501–3520. On December 4, 2015, the OMB approved the collection assigned OMB Control Number 1625– 0069, Ballast Water Management for Vessels with Ballast Tanks Entering U.S. Waters. Accordingly, we announce that 33 CFR 151.2060(b) through (f) and 151.2070 are effective February 22, 2016. The approval for this collection of information expires on December 31, 2018. This document is issued under the authority of 33 U.S.C. 1231. Dated: December 30, 2015. J.G. Lantz, Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards, U.S. Coast Guard. [FR Doc. 2015–33137 Filed 1–4–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION 47 CFR Part 20 [WT Docket No. 07–250; FCC 15–155] Hearing Aid-Compatible Mobile Handsets Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Final rule. AGENCY: In this document, the Federal Communications Commission SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 173 (Commission) modernizes its wireless hearing aid compatibility rules. The Commission adopts these rules to ensure that people with hearing loss have full access to innovative handsets and technologies. DATES: Effective February 4, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Rowan, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, (202) 418– 1883, email Michael.Rowan@fcc.gov, or Eli Johnson, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau (202) 418– 1395, email Eli.Johnson@fcc.gov. 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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 151

[Docket No. USCG-2012-0924]
RIN 1625-AB68


Ballast Water Management Reporting and Recordkeeping

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Final rule; information collection approval.

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SUMMARY: The Coast Guard announces that it has received approval from 
the Office of Management and Budget for an information collection 
request associated with ballast water management reporting and 
recordkeeping requirements in a final rule we published in the Federal 
Register on November 24, 2015. In that rule, we stated we would publish 
a document in the Federal Register announcing the effective date of the 
collection-of-information related sections. This rule establishes 
February 22, 2016, as the effective date for those sections.

DATES: The amendments to Sec. Sec.  151.2060(b) through (f) and 
151.2070, published November 24, 2015 (80 FR 73105), are effective 
February 22, 2016.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this rule, 
call or email Ms. Regina Bergner, Environmental Standards Division (CG-
OES-3), U.S. Coast Guard; telephone 202-372-1431, email 
Regina.R.Bergner@uscg.mil.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Viewing Documents Associated With This Rule

    To view the final rule published on November 24, 2015 (80 FR 
73105), or other documents in the docket for this rulemaking, go to 
www.regulations.gov, type the docket number, USCG-2012-0924, in the 
``SEARCH'' box and click ``SEARCH.'' Click on ``Open Docket Folder'' in 
the first item listed. Use the following link to go directly to the 
docket: http://www.regulations.gov/#!docketDetail;D=USCG-2012-0924.

Background

    On November 24, 2015, the Coast Guard published a final rule that 
amends the ballast water management reporting and recordkeeping 
requirements. 80 FR 73105. The final rule delayed the effective date of 
33 CFR 151.2060(b) through (f) and Sec.  151.2070 because these 
sections contain collection-of-information provisions that require 
approval by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) under the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3501-3520. On December 4, 
2015, the OMB approved the collection assigned OMB Control Number 1625-
0069, Ballast Water Management for Vessels with Ballast Tanks Entering 
U.S. Waters. Accordingly, we announce that 33 CFR 151.2060(b) through 
(f) and 151.2070 are effective February 22, 2016. The approval for this 
collection of information expires on December 31, 2018.
    This document is issued under the authority of 33 U.S.C. 1231.

    Dated: December 30, 2015.
J.G. Lantz,
Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards, U.S. Coast Guard.
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