Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 71085-71086 [2016-24849]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 199 / Friday, October 14, 2016 / Notices Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: October 11, 2016. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2016–24877 Filed 10–13–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P listed in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, at (978) 465–0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XE957 New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. AGENCY: Dated: October 11, 2016. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2016–24875 Filed 10–13–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Groundfish Committee to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate. DATES: This meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Radisson Airport Hotel, 2081 Post Road, Warwick, RI 02886; phone: (401) 739–3000. Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: rmajette on DSK2TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Agenda The Groundfish Committee will receive reports from the Recreational Advisory Panel and Groundfish Advisory Panel. They plan to discuss Framework Adjustment 56 (FW 56) Specifications and Management Measures. They will also discuss draft measures and draft impact analysis for FW 56 and make recommendations on preferred alternatives to the Council. Other business will be discussed as necessary. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this group for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:29 Oct 13, 2016 Jkt 241001 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: Pacific Coast Groundfish Trawl Rationalization Program Permit and License Information Collection. OMB Control Number: 0648–0620. Form Number(s): None. Type of Request: Regular (revision and extension of a currently approved information collection). Number of Respondents: 410. Average Hours per Response: QS permit/account application form—30 minutes; QS permit/account online renewal—10 minutes; QS permit/ account late renewal form—15 minutes; QS transfer—10 minutes; QP transfer from QS account to vessel account—8 minutes; vessel account registration request—15 minutes; vessel account online renewal—10 minutes; vessel account late renewal form—15 minutes; QP transfer from vessel account to another vessel account—8 minutes; trawl identification of ownership interest form for new entrants—45 minutes; trawl identification of ownership interest form for renewals— 5 minutes; first receiver site license PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 71085 application form for new entrants—210 minutes; first receiver site license application form for re-registering license holders—110 minutes; mothership permit renewal form—20 minutes; mothership permit change of vessel registration, permit owner, or vessel owner application form—45 minutes; mothership cooperative permit application form—240 minutes; change of mothership catcher vessel endorsement and catch history assignment registration form—45 minutes; mutual agreement exception— 60 minutes; mothership withdrawal— 120 minutes; catcher/processor cooperative permit application form— 120 minutes; QS abandonment request—10 minutes. Burden Hours: 406. Needs and Uses: This request is for revision and extension of a currently approved information collection. The Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq., provides that the Secretary of Commerce is responsible for the conservation and management of marine fisheries resources in the Exclusive Economic Zone (3–200 miles) of the United States. NMFS West Coast Region manages the Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) off of Washington, Oregon, and California under the Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery Management Plan. In January 2011, NMFS implemented a trawl rationalization program, which is a catch share program, for the Pacific Coast Groundfish Limited Entry Trawl Fishery. The program was implemented through Amendments 20 and 21 to the Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery Management Plan and the corresponding implementing regulations at 50 CFR part 660. Amendment 20 established the trawl rationalization program that consists of: An individual fishing quota (IFQ) program for the shorebased trawl fleet (including whiting and nonwhiting sectors), and cooperative programs for the at-sea mothership and catcher/ processor trawl fleets (whiting only). Amendment 21 set long-term allocations for the limited entry trawl sectors of certain groundfish species. Under the trawl rationalization program, new permits, accounts, endorsements and licenses were established. These consist of: quota share (QS) permits/accounts, vessel accounts, first receiver site licenses, mothership endorsements on certain limited entry trawl permits, mothership catcher vessel endorsements on certain limited entry trawl permits, catcher/ processor endorsements on certain E:\FR\FM\14OCN1.SGM 14OCN1 71086 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 199 / Friday, October 14, 2016 / Notices limited entry trawl permits, a mothership cooperative permit, and a catcher/processor cooperative permit. NMFS collects information from program participants required to: (1) Establish new permits, accounts, and licenses; (2) renew permits, accounts, and licenses; (3) allow trading of QS percentages and quota pounds (QP) in online QS and vessel accounts, and allow transfer of catch history assignments between limited entry trawl permits; (4) track compliance with program control limits; and (5) implement other features of the regulations pertaining to permits and licenses. NMFS requests comments on the extension of these permit information collections. As part of this request, NMFS plans to remove the notary requirement on all of our forms in this collection, which will save time and money for permit, vessel, and license owners. Affected Public: Business and 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: October 11, 2016. Sarah Brabson, NOAA PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–24849 Filed 10–13–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XE953 New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. rmajette on DSK2TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Scallop Committee to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:29 Oct 13, 2016 Jkt 241001 Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate. DATES: This meeting will be held on Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Radisson Airport Hotel, 2081 Post Road, Warwick, RI 02886; phone: (401) 739–3000. Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Agenda The Scallop Committee will review Framework 28 (FW 28) alternatives and analyses and make final recommendations. FW 28 will set specifications including ABC/ACLs, DAS, access area allocations for LA and LAGC, hard-TAC for NGOM management area, target-TAC for LAGC incidental catch and set-asides for the observer and research programs for fishing year 2017 and default specifications for fishing year 2018. Management measures in FW 28 may include but are not limit to: (1) Measures to restrict the possession of shell stock inshore of 42°20′ N.; (2) Measures to apply spatial management to fishery specifications (ACL flowchart); and (3) Measures to modify the Closed Area I access area boundary, consistent with potential changes to habitat and groundfish mortality closed areas. They will also review and potentially provide input on 2017 scallop work priorities. Other business will be discussed as necessary. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this group for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, at PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (978) 465–0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: October 11, 2016. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2016–24878 Filed 10–13–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P COMMITTEE FOR PURCHASE FROM PEOPLE WHO ARE BLIND OR SEVERELY DISABLED Procurement List Proposed Deletions Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled. ACTION: Proposed deletions from the procurement list. AGENCY: The Committee is proposing to delete products and services previously furnished by nonprofit agencies employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities. DATES: Comments must be received on or before: November 13, 2016. 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 CONTACT: For further information or to submit comments contact: Barry S. Lineback, Telephone: (703) 603–7740, Fax: (703) 603–0655, or email CMTEFedReg@ AbilityOne.gov. SUMMARY: This notice is published pursuant to 41 U.S.C. 8503 (a)(2) and 41 CFR 51–2.3. Its purpose is to provide interested persons an opportunity to submit comments on the proposed actions. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Deletions The following products and services are proposed for deletion from the Procurement List: Products NSN(s)—Product Name(s): 8340–01–026– 6096—Shelter Half, Tent, Complete Mandatory Source(s) of Supply: ORC Industries, Inc., La Crosse, WI Contracting Activity: Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support NSN(s)—Product Name(s): 7510–01–600– 8030—Dated 2016 12-Month 2-Sided Laminated Wall Planner, 24″ × 37″ Mandatory Source(s) of Supply: Chicago Lighthouse Industries, Chicago, IL Contracting Activity: General Services Administration, Philadelphia, PA NSN(s)—Product Name(s): 7510–01–600– 8036—Dated 2016 18-month Paper Wall Planner, 24″ × 37″ E:\FR\FM\14OCN1.SGM 14OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 199 (Friday, October 14, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 71085-71086]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-24849]


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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: Pacific Coast Groundfish Trawl Rationalization Program 
Permit and License Information Collection.
    OMB Control Number: 0648-0620.
    Form Number(s): None.
    Type of Request: Regular (revision and extension of a currently 
approved information collection).
    Number of Respondents: 410.
    Average Hours per Response: QS permit/account application form--30 
minutes; QS permit/account online renewal--10 minutes; QS permit/
account late renewal form--15 minutes; QS transfer--10 minutes; QP 
transfer from QS account to vessel account--8 minutes; vessel account 
registration request--15 minutes; vessel account online renewal--10 
minutes; vessel account late renewal form--15 minutes; QP transfer from 
vessel account to another vessel account--8 minutes; trawl 
identification of ownership interest form for new entrants--45 minutes; 
trawl identification of ownership interest form for renewals--5 
minutes; first receiver site license application form for new 
entrants--210 minutes; first receiver site license application form for 
re-registering license holders--110 minutes; mothership permit renewal 
form--20 minutes; mothership permit change of vessel registration, 
permit owner, or vessel owner application form--45 minutes; mothership 
cooperative permit application form--240 minutes; change of mothership 
catcher vessel endorsement and catch history assignment registration 
form--45 minutes; mutual agreement exception--60 minutes; mothership 
withdrawal--120 minutes; catcher/processor cooperative permit 
application form--120 minutes; QS abandonment request--10 minutes.
    Burden Hours: 406.
    Needs and Uses: This request is for revision and extension of a 
currently approved information collection.
    The Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, 16 
U.S.C. 1801 et seq., provides that the Secretary of Commerce is 
responsible for the conservation and management of marine fisheries 
resources in the Exclusive Economic Zone (3-200 miles) of the United 
States. NMFS West Coast Region manages the Pacific Coast Groundfish 
Fishery in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) off of Washington, Oregon, 
and California under the Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery Management 
Plan.
    In January 2011, NMFS implemented a trawl rationalization program, 
which is a catch share program, for the Pacific Coast Groundfish 
Limited Entry Trawl Fishery. The program was implemented through 
Amendments 20 and 21 to the Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery Management 
Plan and the corresponding implementing regulations at 50 CFR part 660. 
Amendment 20 established the trawl rationalization program that 
consists of: An individual fishing quota (IFQ) program for the 
shorebased trawl fleet (including whiting and nonwhiting sectors), and 
cooperative programs for the at-sea mothership and catcher/processor 
trawl fleets (whiting only). Amendment 21 set long-term allocations for 
the limited entry trawl sectors of certain groundfish species.
    Under the trawl rationalization program, new permits, accounts, 
endorsements and licenses were established. These consist of: quota 
share (QS) permits/accounts, vessel accounts, first receiver site 
licenses, mothership endorsements on certain limited entry trawl 
permits, mothership catcher vessel endorsements on certain limited 
entry trawl permits, catcher/processor endorsements on certain

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limited entry trawl permits, a mothership cooperative permit, and a 
catcher/processor cooperative permit. NMFS collects information from 
program participants required to: (1) Establish new permits, accounts, 
and licenses; (2) renew permits, accounts, and licenses; (3) allow 
trading of QS percentages and quota pounds (QP) in online QS and vessel 
accounts, and allow transfer of catch history assignments between 
limited entry trawl permits; (4) track compliance with program control 
limits; and (5) implement other features of the regulations pertaining 
to permits and licenses. NMFS requests comments on the extension of 
these permit information collections.
    As part of this request, NMFS plans to remove the notary 
requirement on all of our forms in this collection, which will save 
time and money for permit, vessel, and license owners.
    Affected Public: Business and 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: October 11, 2016.
Sarah Brabson,
NOAA PRA Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-24849 Filed 10-13-16; 8:45 am]
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