Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; NOAA's Teacher at Sea Program, 12717-12718 [2016-05361]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 47 / Thursday, March 10, 2016 / Notices and provide comments to Sharon Riggs, sriggs@padillabay.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bree Turner at (206) 526–4641 or Erica Seiden at (301) 563–1172 of NOAA’s National Ocean Service, Stewardship Division, Office for Coastal Management, 1305 East-West Highway, N/ORM5, 10th Floor, Silver Spring, MD 20910. Dated: March 1, 2016. John King, Deputy Director, Office for Coastal Management, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 2016–05367 Filed 3–9–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–08–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XE487 Fisheries of the South Atlantic; South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council)—Snapper Grouper Advisory Panel Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Meeting of the South Atlantic Fishery Management Councils Snapper Grouper Advisory Panel (AP). AGENCY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (SAFMC) will hold a meeting of its Snapper Grouper AP in North Charleston, South Carolina. DATES: The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, April 26, 2016, and end at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, April 27, 2016, to view the agenda, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 4831 Tanger Outlet Blvd., North Charleston, SC 29418; phone 877/227–6963 or 843/ 744–4422; fax 843/744–4472. Council address: South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N. Charleston, SC 29405. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kim Iverson, Public Information Officer, SAFMC; phone 843/571–4366 or toll free 866/SAFMC–10; FAX 843/769– 4520; email: kim.iverson@safmc.net. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Agenda The items of discussion in the meeting agenda are as follows: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:55 Mar 09, 2016 Jkt 238001 1. The AP will receive updates on the status of fishery management plan amendments under development and recently implemented and stock assessments underway for four species in the snapper grouper management complex. 2. The AP will review and provide recommendations as appropriate on the following amendments currently under development: a. Amendment 37 to the Snapper Grouper Fishery Management Plan addressing the management of hogfish; b. Amendment 41 to the Snapper Grouper Fishery Management Plan addressing management measures for mutton snapper; and c. For-Hire Electronic Reporting Amendment. 3. The AP will receive updates on the draft Allocations Amendment (for yellowtail snapper) and a draft amendment resulting from Visioning Project. 4. The AP will receive an update on the January 2016 Citizen Science Workshop. 5. The AP will elect a new chair and vice-chair. Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for auxiliary aids should be directed to the council office (see ADDRESSES) 3 days prior to the meeting. Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject to change. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: March 7, 2016. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2016–05374 Filed 3–9–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; NOAA’s Teacher at Sea Program National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 12717 proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before May 9, 2016. ADDRESSES: 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). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Jennifer Hammond, (301) 427–8039, or jennifer.hammond@ noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract This request is for extension of a currently approved collection. NOAA provides educators an opportunity to gain first-hand experience with field research activities through the NOAA Teacher at Sea Program. Through this program, educators spend up to 4 weeks at sea on a NOAA research vessel, participating in an on-going research project with NOAA scientists. The application solicits information from interested educators: basic personal information, teaching experience and ideas for applying program experience in their classrooms, plus two recommendations and a NOAA Health Services Questionnaire required of anyone selected to participate in the program. Once educators are selected and participate on a cruise, they write a report detailing the events of the cruise and ideas for classroom activities based on what they learned while at sea. These materials are then made available to other educators so they may benefit from the experience, without actually going to sea themselves. NOAA does not collect information from this universe of respondents for any other purpose. II. Method of Collection Forms can be completed on line and submitted electronically, and/or printed and mailed. III. Data OMB Control Number: 0648–0283. Form Number(s): None. Type of Review: Regular (extension of a currently approved collection). Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 375. Estimated Time per Response: 45 minutes to read and complete E:\FR\FM\10MRN1.SGM 10MRN1 12718 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 47 / Thursday, March 10, 2016 / Notices application, 15 minutes to complete a Health Services Questionnaire, 15 minutes to deliver and discuss recommendation forms to persons from whom recommendations are being requested, 15 minutes for those persons to complete a recommendation form, and 2 hours for a follow-up report. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 309. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $221 in reporting/recordkeeping 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; they also will become a matter of public record. Dated: February 18, 2016. Sarah Brabson, NOAA PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–05361 Filed 3–9–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Sanctuary System Business Advisory Council: Public Meeting Office of National Marine Sanctuaries (ONMS), National Ocean Service (NOS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce (DOC). ACTION: Notice of open meeting. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: Notice is hereby given of a meeting via web conference call of the Sanctuary System Business Advisory Council (Council). The web conference call is open to the public, and participants can dial into the call. Participants who choose to use the web conferencing feature in addition to the SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:55 Mar 09, 2016 Jkt 238001 audio will be able to view the presentations as they are being given. DATES: Members of the public wishing to participate in the meeting must register in advance by March 22, 2016. The meeting will be held Wednesday, March 23, 2016, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET, and an opportunity for public comment will be provided at 4:30 p.m. ET. These times and the agenda topics described below are subject to change. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via web conference call. Register by contacting Rebecca Holyoke at rebecca.holyoke@noaa.gov or (240) 533– 0685. Webinar and teleconference capacity may be limited. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rebecca Holyoke, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, 1305 East West Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910. (Phone: 240–533–0685, Fax: 301–713–0404; email: rebecca.holyoke@ noaa.gov). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ONMS serves as the trustee for 14 marine protected areas encompassing more than 170,000 square miles of ocean and Great Lakes waters from the Hawaiian Islands to the Florida Keys, and from Lake Huron to American Samoa. National marine sanctuaries protect our Nation’s most vital coastal and marine natural and cultural resources, and through active research, management, and public engagement, sustains healthy environments that are the foundation for thriving communities and stable economies. One of the many ways ONMS ensures public participation in the designation and management of national marine sanctuaries is through the formation of advisory councils. The Sanctuary System Business Advisory Council (Council) has been formed to provide advice and recommendations to the Director regarding the relationship of the ONMS with the business community. Additional information on the Council can be found at http:// sanctuaries.noaa.gov/management/ac/. Matters to Be Considered: This meeting of the Council will provide an opportunity for council representatives to hear about ONMS interest in developing a business plan that analyzes the work conducted within the National Marine Sanctuary System and identifies the gaps between what ONMS wants to accomplish and the resources and opportunities available to it. Council representatives will be asked to provide their perspective on the utility of this type of plan as well as its content, structure, and format. The agenda is subject to change. The agenda is available at http:// PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 sanctuaries.noaa.gov/management/bac/ meetings.html. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1431, et seq. Number 11.429 Marine Sanctuary Program) Dated: March 3, 2016. John Armor, Acting Director, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 2016–05444 Filed 3–8–16; 11:15 am] BILLING CODE 3510–NK–P COMMITTEE FOR PURCHASE FROM PEOPLE WHO ARE BLIND OR SEVERELY DISABLED Appointments to Performance Review Board for Senior Executive Service Committee for Purchase from People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled. ACTION: Appointment of Performance Review Board for Senior Executive Service. AGENCY: The Committee For Purchase from People Who Are Blind Or Severely Disabled (Committee) has announced appointments to the Committee Performance Review Board. ADDRESSES: Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled, 1401 S. Clark Street, Suite 715, Arlington, Virginia 22202–4149. For Further Information or to Submit Comments Contact: Barry S. Lineback, Telephone: (703) 603–7740, Fax: (703) 603–0655, or email CMTEFedReg@ AbilityOne.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: All appointments are made pursuant to Section 4314 of Chapter 43 of Title 5 of the United States Code. SUMMARY: Appointments The following individuals are appointed as members of the Committee Performance Review Board responsible for making recommendations to the appointing and awarding authorities on performance appraisal ratings and performance awards for Senior Executive Service employees: Harry P. Hallock, Deputy Assistant Secretary (Procurement), Department of the Army J. Anthony Poleo, Director, DLA Finance, Chief Financial Officer, Defense Logistics Agency Lisa Wilusz, Director, Office of Procurement and Property Management, Department of Agriculture E:\FR\FM\10MRN1.SGM 10MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 47 (Thursday, March 10, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 12717-12718]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-05361]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; NOAA's Teacher 
at Sea Program

AGENCY: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 
Commerce.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: 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.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before May 9, 2016.

ADDRESSES: 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).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should 
be directed to Jennifer Hammond, (301) 427-8039, or 
jennifer.hammond@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    This request is for extension of a currently approved collection.
    NOAA provides educators an opportunity to gain first-hand 
experience with field research activities through the NOAA Teacher at 
Sea Program. Through this program, educators spend up to 4 weeks at sea 
on a NOAA research vessel, participating in an on-going research 
project with NOAA scientists. The application solicits information from 
interested educators: basic personal information, teaching experience 
and ideas for applying program experience in their classrooms, plus two 
recommendations and a NOAA Health Services Questionnaire required of 
anyone selected to participate in the program. Once educators are 
selected and participate on a cruise, they write a report detailing the 
events of the cruise and ideas for classroom activities based on what 
they learned while at sea. These materials are then made available to 
other educators so they may benefit from the experience, without 
actually going to sea themselves. NOAA does not collect information 
from this universe of respondents for any other purpose.

II. Method of Collection

    Forms can be completed on line and submitted electronically, and/or 
printed and mailed.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0648-0283.
    Form Number(s): None.
    Type of Review: Regular (extension of a currently approved 
collection).
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 375.
    Estimated Time per Response: 45 minutes to read and complete

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application, 15 minutes to complete a Health Services Questionnaire, 15 
minutes to deliver and discuss recommendation forms to persons from 
whom recommendations are being requested, 15 minutes for those persons 
to complete a recommendation form, and 2 hours for a follow-up report.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 309.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $221 in reporting/
recordkeeping 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; they also will become a matter of public record.

    Dated: February 18, 2016.
Sarah Brabson,
NOAA PRA Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-05361 Filed 3-9-16; 8:45 am]
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