30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Shrimp Exporter's/Importer's Declaration, 54913 [2016-19631]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 159 / Wednesday, August 17, 2016 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 9671] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Shrimp Exporter’s/ Importer’s Declaration Notice of request for public comment and submission to OMB of proposed collection of information. ACTION: The Department of State has submitted the information collection described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 we are requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals and organizations. The purpose of this Notice is to allow 30 days for public comment. DATES: Submit comments directly to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) up to September 16, 2016. ADDRESSES: Direct comments to the Department of State Desk Officer in the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). You may submit comments by the following methods: • Email: oira_submission@omb.eop.gov. You must include the DS form number, information collection title, and the OMB control number in the subject line of your message. • Fax: 202–395–5806. Attention: Desk Officer for Department of State. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Direct requests for additional information regarding the collection listed in this notice, including requests for copies of the proposed collection instrument and supporting documents, to Section 609 Program Manager, Office of Marine Conservation, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Department of State, Washington, DC 20520–2758, who may be reached on 202–647–3263 or at DS2031@state.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: • Title of Information Collection: Shrimp Exporter’s/Importer’s Declaration. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0095. • Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection. • Originating Office: Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Office of Marine Conservation (OES/OMC). • Form Number: DS–2031. • Respondents: Business or other forprofit organizations. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,000. mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:39 Aug 16, 2016 Jkt 238001 • Estimated Number of Responses: 10,000. • Average Time per Response: 10 minutes. • Total Estimated Burden Time: 1,666 hours. • Frequency: On occasion. • Obligation to Respond: Mandatory. We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to: • Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is necessary for the proper functions of the Department. • Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the time and cost burden for this proposed collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used. • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected. • Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Please note that comments submitted in response to this Notice are public record. Before including any detailed personal information, you should be aware that your comments as submitted, including your personal information, will be available for public review. Abstract of proposed collection: The DS–2031 form is necessary to document imports of shrimp and shrimp products pursuant to the State Department’s implementation of Section 609 of Public Law 101–162, which prohibits the entry into the United States of shrimp harvested in ways which are harmful to sea turtles. Respondents are shrimp or shrimp product exporters and government officials in countries that export shrimp or shrimp product to the United States. The importer is required to present the DS–2031 form at the port of entry into the United States, to retain the DS–2031 form for a period of three years subsequent to entry, and during that time to make the DS–2031 form available to U.S. Customs and Border Protection or the Department of State upon request. Methodology: The DS–2031 form is completed by the exporter, the importer, and under certain conditions a government official of the harvesting country. The DS–2031 form accompanies shipments of shrimp and shrimp products to the United States and is to be made available to U.S. Customs and Border Protection at the time of entry and for three years after entry. PO 00000 Frm 00128 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 54913 Dated: August 8, 2016. David A. Balton, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and Fisheries, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2016–19631 Filed 8–16–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–09–P SUSQUEHANNA RIVER BASIN COMMISSION Commission Meeting; Correction Susquehanna River Basin Commission. ACTION: Notice; correction. AGENCY: The Susquehanna River Basin Commission published a document in the Federal Register of August 10, 2016 (81 FR 52946), concerning its regular business meeting on September 8, 2016, in Cooperstown, New York. The document was revised to update agenda item #6 and add an additional agenda item, to be addressed at the business meeting, contained below in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. DATES: The meeting will be held on Thursday, September 8, 2016, at 9 a.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at The Otesaga Resort Hotel, Ballroom, 60 Lake Street, Cooperstown, NY 13326. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jason E. Oyler, General Counsel, telephone: (717) 238–0423, ext. 1312; fax: (717) 238–2436. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The business meeting will include actions or presentations on the following items: (1) Informational presentation of interest to the Upper Susquehanna Subbasin area; (2) proposed rescission of the Commission’s Information Technology Services Fee Policy; (3) ratification/ approval of contracts/grants; (4) release of proposed rulemaking for public comment; (5) notice for Montage Mountain Resorts, LP project sponsor to appear and show cause before the Commission; and (6) Regulatory Program projects, including requests to extend emergency certificates for Furman Foods, Inc. and Standing Stone Golf Club. The business meeting may also include action on regulatory compliance matters for Panda Liberty LLC, Panda Patriot LLC, and Hummel Station LLC. Projects and proposed rescission of the Commission’s Information Technology Services Fee Policy listed for Commission action are those that were the subject of a public hearing conducted by the Commission on SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\17AUN1.SGM 17AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 159 (Wednesday, August 17, 2016)]
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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 9671]


30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Shrimp 
Exporter's/Importer's Declaration

ACTION: Notice of request for public comment and submission to OMB of 
proposed collection of information.

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SUMMARY: The Department of State has submitted the information 
collection described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
for approval. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 we 
are requesting comments on this collection from all interested 
individuals and organizations. The purpose of this Notice is to allow 
30 days for public comment.

DATES: Submit comments directly to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) up to September 16, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Direct comments to the Department of State Desk Officer in 
the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB). You may submit comments by the following 
methods:
     Email: oira_submission@omb.eop.gov. You must include the 
DS form number, information collection title, and the OMB control 
number in the subject line of your message.
     Fax: 202-395-5806. Attention: Desk Officer for Department 
of State.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Direct requests for additional 
information regarding the collection listed in this notice, including 
requests for copies of the proposed collection instrument and 
supporting documents, to Section 609 Program Manager, Office of Marine 
Conservation, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and 
Scientific Affairs, Department of State, Washington, DC 20520-2758, who 
may be reached on 202-647-3263 or at DS2031@state.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
     Title of Information Collection: Shrimp Exporter's/
Importer's Declaration.
     OMB Control Number: 1405-0095.
     Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved 
Collection.
     Originating Office: Bureau of Oceans and International 
Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Office of Marine Conservation 
(OES/OMC).
     Form Number: DS-2031.
     Respondents: Business or other for-profit organizations.
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,000.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 10,000.
     Average Time per Response: 10 minutes.
     Total Estimated Burden Time: 1,666 hours.
     Frequency: On occasion.
     Obligation to Respond: Mandatory.
    We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to:
     Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is 
necessary for the proper functions of the Department.
     Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the time and cost 
burden for this proposed collection, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used.
     Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected.
     Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond, 
including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of 
information technology.
    Please note that comments submitted in response to this Notice are 
public record. Before including any detailed personal information, you 
should be aware that your comments as submitted, including your 
personal information, will be available for public review.
    Abstract of proposed collection: The DS-2031 form is necessary to 
document imports of shrimp and shrimp products pursuant to the State 
Department's implementation of Section 609 of Public Law 101-162, which 
prohibits the entry into the United States of shrimp harvested in ways 
which are harmful to sea turtles. Respondents are shrimp or shrimp 
product exporters and government officials in countries that export 
shrimp or shrimp product to the United States. The importer is required 
to present the DS-2031 form at the port of entry into the United 
States, to retain the DS-2031 form for a period of three years 
subsequent to entry, and during that time to make the DS-2031 form 
available to U.S. Customs and Border Protection or the Department of 
State upon request.
    Methodology: The DS-2031 form is completed by the exporter, the 
importer, and under certain conditions a government official of the 
harvesting country. The DS-2031 form accompanies shipments of shrimp 
and shrimp products to the United States and is to be made available to 
U.S. Customs and Border Protection at the time of entry and for three 
years after entry.

    Dated: August 8, 2016.
David A. Balton,
Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and Fisheries, Bureau of 
Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, 
Department of State.
[FR Doc. 2016-19631 Filed 8-16-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4710-09-P