Scientific Integrity Office; Notice of Availability and Request for Public Comment, 49634 [2016-17930]

Download as PDF 49634 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 145 / Thursday, July 28, 2016 / Notices occurrence must be reported within 24 hours to the Regional Administrator, NMFS West Coast Region. 2. While fishing for CPS, vessel operators must record all observations of otter interactions (defined as otters within encircled nets or coming into contact with nets or vessels, including but not limited to entanglement) with their purse seine net(s) or vessel(s). With the exception of an entanglement, which will be initially reported as described in #2 above, all other observations must be reported within 20 days to the Regional Administrator. When contacting NMFS after an interaction, fishermen are required to provide information regarding the location, specifically latitude and longitude, of the interaction and a description of the interaction itself. Descriptive information of the interaction should include: Whether or not the otters were seen inside or outside the net; if inside the net, had the net been completely encircled; did contact occur with net or vessel; the number of otters present; duration of interaction; otter’s behavior during interaction; and, measures taken to avoid interaction. II. Method of Collection III. Data OMB Control Number: 0648–0566. Form Number(s): None. Type of Review: Regular submission (extension of a currently approved collection). Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2. Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $10.00 in reporting costs. Lhorne on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES 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 14:44 Jul 27, 2016 Dated: July 25, 2016. Sarah Brabson, NOAA PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–17880 Filed 7–27–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Scientific Integrity Office; Notice of Availability and Request for Public Comment Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce (DOC). ACTION: Notice of availability and request for public comment. AGENCY: NOAA Research (OAR) publishes this notice on behalf of the NOAA Scientific Integrity Office to announce the availability of the draft Procedural Handbook to accompany NOAA Administrative Order 202–735D, the scientific integrity policy, for public comment. The draft procedural handbook provides revised NOAA procedures to respond to allegations of scientific and research misconduct. DATES: Comments on the draft Procedural Handbook must be received by August 29, 2016. ADDRESSES: The draft Procedural Handbook is available on the NOAA Scientific Integrity Commons Web site at: http://nrc.noaa.gov/ ScientificIntegrityCommons. The public is encouraged to submit comments electronically through http://goo.gl/ forms/v0uCTvbNo3ueWWc92. For individuals who do not have access to the internet, comments may be submitted in writing to: NOAA Scientific Integrity Office c/o Patricia Hathaway, 1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Cynthia Decker, NOAA Scientific Integrity Officer, NOAA 1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910. Phone: 301 734–1459, during normal business hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday, or, visit the NOAA Scientific SUMMARY: The information will be collected on forms submitted by mail, phone, facsimile or email. VerDate Sep<11>2014 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. Jkt 238001 PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Integrity Commons at http:// nrc.noaa.gov/ ScientificIntegrityCommons. The Presidential Memorandum on Scientific Integrity, the Office of Science and Technology Policy guidance memorandum on scientific integrity, and NOAA’s 2011 Scientific Integrity policy call for the highest level of integrity in all aspects of the executive branch’s involvement with scientific and technological processes. The draft Procedural Handbook that accompanies NOAA’s Scientific Integrity Policy (in NOAA Administrative Order 202–735D) supports these principals by outlining how NOAA will respond to allegations of misconduct. The draft Procedural Handbook is a proposed revision of the original handbook put in place in 2011. This draft Procedural Handbook provides the revised procedures NOAA will follow in responding to allegations of Scientific and Research Misconduct by NOAA employees, NOAA contractors, and external recipients of NOAA financial assistance awards for scientific or research activities. This Procedural Handbook should be read in conjunction with NOAA’s Scientific Integrity Policy in NOAA Administrative Order 202–735D. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: July 25, 2016. Jason Donaldson, Chief Financial Officer, Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Scientific Integrity Office; Notice of Availability and Request 
for Public Comment

AGENCY: Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR), National 
Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce 
(DOC).

ACTION: Notice of availability and request for public comment.

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SUMMARY: NOAA Research (OAR) publishes this notice on behalf of the 
NOAA Scientific Integrity Office to announce the availability of the 
draft Procedural Handbook to accompany NOAA Administrative Order 202-
735D, the scientific integrity policy, for public comment. The draft 
procedural handbook provides revised NOAA procedures to respond to 
allegations of scientific and research misconduct.

DATES: Comments on the draft Procedural Handbook must be received by 
August 29, 2016.

ADDRESSES: The draft Procedural Handbook is available on the NOAA 
Scientific Integrity Commons Web site at: http://nrc.noaa.gov/ScientificIntegrityCommons. The public is encouraged to submit comments 
electronically through http://goo.gl/forms/v0uCTvbNo3ueWWc92. For 
individuals who do not have access to the internet, comments may be 
submitted in writing to: NOAA Scientific Integrity Office c/o Patricia 
Hathaway, 1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Cynthia Decker, NOAA Scientific 
Integrity Officer, NOAA 1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland 
20910. Phone: 301 734-1459, during normal business hours of 9 a.m. to 5 
p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday, or, visit the NOAA Scientific 
Integrity Commons at http://nrc.noaa.gov/ScientificIntegrityCommons.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Presidential Memorandum on Scientific 
Integrity, the Office of Science and Technology Policy guidance 
memorandum on scientific integrity, and NOAA's 2011 Scientific 
Integrity policy call for the highest level of integrity in all aspects 
of the executive branch's involvement with scientific and technological 
processes. The draft Procedural Handbook that accompanies NOAA's 
Scientific Integrity Policy (in NOAA Administrative Order 202-735D) 
supports these principals by outlining how NOAA will respond to 
allegations of misconduct. The draft Procedural Handbook is a proposed 
revision of the original handbook put in place in 2011. This draft 
Procedural Handbook provides the revised procedures NOAA will follow in 
responding to allegations of Scientific and Research Misconduct by NOAA 
employees, NOAA contractors, and external recipients of NOAA financial 
assistance awards for scientific or research activities. This 
Procedural Handbook should be read in conjunction with NOAA's 
Scientific Integrity Policy in NOAA Administrative Order 202-735D.

    Dated: July 25, 2016.
Jason Donaldson,
Chief Financial Officer, Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research, 
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
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