Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 61669 [2016-21405]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 173 / Wednesday, September 7, 2016 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Title: Alaska American Fisheries Act (AFA) Permits. OMB Control Number: 0648–0393. Form Number(s): None. Type of Request: Regular (extension of a currently approved information collection). Number of Respondents: 27. Average Hours per Response: 30 minutes for Application for AFA Permit Application: Rebuild, Replace, or Remove Vessel; 2 hours for Application for AFA Inshore Catcher Vessel Cooperative Permit; 4 hours for Vessel Contract Fishing Notification; 8 hours for Application for Approval as an Entity Eligible to Receive Transferable Chinook Salmon PSC Allocation; 1 hour for Application to Transfer of Bering Sea Chinook Salmon PSC Allocation. Burden Hours: 135. Needs and Uses: This request is for extension of a currently approved information collection. National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) and the North Pacific Fishery Management Council developed regulations under the MagnusonStevens Act and the American Fisheries Act (AFA) to govern commercial fishing for Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area (BSAI) pollock according to the requirements of the AFA. These regulations are necessary to achieve the AFA’s objective of decapitalization and rationalization of the BSAI pollock fishery. With exceptions noted below, all participants in the AFA pollock fishery are already permitted and the permits are issued with an indefinite expiration date. The permanent AFA permits are: AFA catcher vessel, AFA catcher/ processor, AFA mothership, and AFA inshore processor. The permit exceptions are issued annually—the inshore vessel cooperative permit and inshore vessel contract fishing permit. In addition, the AFA vessel replacement application may be submitted to NMFS at any time. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:30 Sep 06, 2016 Jkt 238001 Frequency: Annually and on occasion. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits. This information collection request may be viewed at reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view Department of Commerce collections currently under review by OMB. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to OIRA_Submission@ omb.eop.gov or fax to (202) 395–5806. Dated: September 1, 2016. Sarah Brabson, NOAA PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–21405 Filed 9–6–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Commercial Remote Sensing ACTION: Notice of meeting. The Advisory Committee on Commercial Remote Sensing (ACCRES) will meet September 21, 2016. The meeting will be held, in accordance with Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, and with Section 552b(c)(1) of Title 5, United States Code. DATES: The meeting is scheduled as follows: September 21, 2016, 9:00 a.m.– 4:00 p.m. The meeting will be open to the public from 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. and a closed session will be held from 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: The public portion of the meeting will be held at The Aerospace Corporation, Gambit Auditorium, Room L0037, 14745 Lee Road, Chantilly, VA 20151. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tahara Dawkins, NOAA/NESDIS/ CRSRA, 1335 East West Highway, Room 8260, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910; (301) 713–3385, Tahara.Dawkins@ noaa.gov, or Samira Patel at (301) 713– 7077, samira.patel@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As required by section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (1982) and its implementing regulations, see 41 CFR 102–3.155, notice is hereby given of the meeting of ACCRES. ACCRES was established by the Secretary of Commerce (Secretary) on May 21, 2002, to advise the Secretary of Commerce through the Under Secretary of PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 61669 Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere on matters relating to the U.S. commercial remote sensing space industry and on [the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration]’s activities to carry out the responsibilities of the Department of Commerce set forth in the National and Commercial Space Programs Act of 2010 (51 U.S.C. 60101 et seq.). Exceptional Circumstances Pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.150, the notice for this meeting is being given fewer than 15 calendar days prior to the meeting due to the following exceptional circumstances: (i) The review and clearance process for the Notice of Determination to partially close the meeting, which is required under 41 CFR 102–3.155, involved administrative and timing limitations, including in this instance the additional delay resulting from the Labor Day holiday; and (ii) due to preexisting commitments and statutorilyestablished deadlines, delaying the September 21, 2016 meeting would make it substantially more difficult for ACCRES to complete its required consultation on the report mandated by Section 202 of the U.S. Commercial Space Launch and Competitiveness Act, Public Law 114–90. Purpose of the Meeting and Matters To Be Considered The first part of the meeting will be open to the public pursuant to Section 10(a)(1) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2 (FACA). During the open portion of the meeting, the Committee will receive updates on NOAA’s Commercial Remote Sensing Regulatory Affairs activities. The Committee will also be available to receive public comments on its activities. The second part of the meeting will be closed to the public pursuant to Section 10(d) of FACA as amended by Section 5(c) of the Government in Sunshine Act, Public Law 94–409 and in accordance with Section 552b(c)(1) of Title 5, United States Code, which authorizes closure of meetings likely to disclose matters that are ‘‘specifically authorized under criteria established by Executive order to be kept secret in the interests of national defense or foreign policy and . . . in fact properly classified pursuant to such Executive order.’’ The part of the meeting which will be closed will address the ongoing review and implementation of the 2015 U.S. Commercial Space Launch Competitiveness Act and related national security, foreign policy concerns and future technology E:\FR\FM\07SEN1.SGM 07SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

    The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of 
information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 
U.S.C. Chapter 35).
    Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
    Title: Alaska American Fisheries Act (AFA) Permits.
    OMB Control Number: 0648-0393.
    Form Number(s): None.
    Type of Request: Regular (extension of a currently approved 
information collection).
    Number of Respondents: 27.
    Average Hours per Response: 30 minutes for Application for AFA 
Permit Application: Rebuild, Replace, or Remove Vessel; 2 hours for 
Application for AFA Inshore Catcher Vessel Cooperative Permit; 4 hours 
for Vessel Contract Fishing Notification; 8 hours for Application for 
Approval as an Entity Eligible to Receive Transferable Chinook Salmon 
PSC Allocation; 1 hour for Application to Transfer of Bering Sea 
Chinook Salmon PSC Allocation.
    Burden Hours: 135.
    Needs and Uses: This request is for extension of a currently 
approved information collection.
    National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) and the North Pacific 
Fishery Management Council developed regulations under the Magnuson-
Stevens Act and the American Fisheries Act (AFA) to govern commercial 
fishing for Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Management Area (BSAI) 
pollock according to the requirements of the AFA. These regulations are 
necessary to achieve the AFA's objective of decapitalization and 
rationalization of the BSAI pollock fishery.
    With exceptions noted below, all participants in the AFA pollock 
fishery are already permitted and the permits are issued with an 
indefinite expiration date. The permanent AFA permits are: AFA catcher 
vessel, AFA catcher/processor, AFA mothership, and AFA inshore 
processor. The permit exceptions are issued annually--the inshore 
vessel cooperative permit and inshore vessel contract fishing permit. 
In addition, the AFA vessel replacement application may be submitted to 
NMFS at any time.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.
    Frequency: Annually and on occasion.
    Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits.
    This information collection request may be viewed at reginfo.gov. 
Follow the instructions to view Department of Commerce collections 
currently under review by OMB.
    Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information 
collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice 
to OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov or fax to (202) 395-5806.

    Dated: September 1, 2016.
Sarah Brabson,
NOAA PRA Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-21405 Filed 9-6-16; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-22-P