Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; West Coast Swordfish Fishery Survey, 75048-75049 [2016-26051]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES 75048 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 209 / Friday, October 28, 2016 / Notices in for-profit and nonprofit areas. The purpose of this meeting is to review and discuss the work of the private sector contractor, which assists the Director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in administering the Award, and information received from NIST and from the Chair of the Judges’ Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in order to make such suggestions for the improvement of the Award process as the Board deems necessary. The Board shall make an annual report on the results of Award activities to the Director of NIST, along with its recommendations for the improvement of the Award process. 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For detailed information please contact Ms. Young or visit: http://www.nist.gov/public_ affairs/visitor/. Kevin Kimball, NIST Chief of Staff. [FR Doc. 2016–26081 Filed 10–27–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–13–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; West Coast Swordfish Fishery Survey 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, offers the general public and other Federal agencies 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 60 days after date of publication of this notice. 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 directed to Stephen Stohs, (858) 546– 7084 or stephen.stohs@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract This request is for a new collection of information. The Southwest Fisheries Science Center (SWFSC) is undertaking an economics data collection effort for the West Coast Swordfish Fishery (WCSF) in order to improve the SWFSC’s capability to do the following: (1) Describe and monitor economic performance (e.g., profitability, capacity utilization, efficiency, and productivity) and impacts (e.g., sector, community, or region-specific employment and income); (2) determine the quantity and distribution of net benefits derived from living marine resources; (3) understand and predict the ecological, and behavior of participants in Federally managed commercial fisheries; (4) predict the biological, ecological, and economic impacts of existing management measures and alternative proposed management actions; and (5) in general, more effectively conduct the analyses required under the MSA, the Endangered Species Act (ESA), and the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPDA), the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), and Regulatory Flexibility Act (RFA), Executive Order 12866, and other applicable law. II. Method of Collection WCSF participants will be contacted and screened to participate in the data collection. A cost and earnings survey will be scheduled and administered to eligible respondents as appropriate. Screener, scheduling and survey modes may include in-person, Internet, phone, or mail. WCSF participants are defined as current or former participants in the United States (U.S.) west-coast swordfish fisheries—drift gillnet, longline, harpoon and experimental deep-set buoy gear—and suppliers of support services to the fishery, such as processors and spotter-plane pilots. III. Data OMB Control Number: 0648–xxxx. Form Number(s): None. Type of Review: Regular submission (request for a new information collection). Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 50. Estimated Time per Response: 5 minutes for screener; 5 minutes to schedule survey for qualified and E:\FR\FM\28OCN1.SGM 28OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 209 / Friday, October 28, 2016 / Notices interested respondents; 60 minutes for survey. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 95. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0 in recordkeeping/reporting 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: October 24, 2016. Sarah Brabson, NOAA PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–26051 Filed 10–27–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee; 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. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given of a meeting via web conference call of the Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee (Committee). The web conference call is open to the public; participants can dial in to the call. Participants who choose to use the web conferencing feature in addition to the audio will be able to view the presentations as they are being given. DATES: Members of the public wishing to participate in the meeting should register in advance by Wednesday, November 9, 2016. mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:12 Oct 27, 2016 Jkt 241001 The meeting will be held Thursday, November 10, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. EDT. These times and the agenda topics described below are subject to change. Refer to the Web page listed below for the most up-to-date meeting agenda. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via web conference call. Register by contacting Nicole Capps at Nicole.Capps@noaa.gov or 831–647– 6451. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lauren Wenzel, Designated Federal Officer, MPA FAC, National Marine Protected Areas Center, 1305 East West Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910. (Phone: 240–533–0652); email: lauren.wenzel@noaa.gov; or visit the National MPA Center Web site at http:// www.marineprotectedareas.noaa.gov/ fac/). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee, composed of external, knowledgeable representatives of stakeholder groups, was established by the Department of Commerce (DOC) to provide advice to the Secretaries of Commerce and the Interior on implementation of Section 4 of Executive Order 13158, on marine protected areas. Matters To Be Considered: The focus of the meeting is a discussion of the Committee’s work on MPA connectivity, including voting on draft recommendations. The agenda is subject to change. The latest version will be posted at http:// www.marineprotectedareas.noaa.gov/ fac/. Dated: October 11, 2016. John Armor, Acting Director, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 2016–26074 Filed 10–27–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–NK–P 75049 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: Barry S. Lineback, Telephone: (703) 603–7740, Fax: (703) 603–0655, or email CMTEFedReg@AbilityOne.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ADDRESSES: Deletions On 9/16/2016 (81 FR 63744–63745) and 9/23/2016 (81 FR 65629–65630), the Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled published notices of proposed deletions from the Procurement List. After consideration of the relevant matter presented, the Committee has determined that the product and services listed below are no longer suitable for procurement by the Federal Government under 41 U.S.C. 8501–8506 and 41 CFR 51–2.4. Regulatory Flexibility Act Certification I certify that the following action will not have a significant impact on a substantial number of small entities. The major factors considered for this certification were: 1. The action will not result in additional reporting, recordkeeping or other compliance requirements for small entities. 2. The action may result in authorizing small entities to furnish the product and services to the Government. 3. There are no known regulatory alternatives which would accomplish the objectives of the Javits-WagnerO’Day Act (41 U.S.C. 8501–8506) in connection with the product and services deleted from the Procurement List. End of Certification Accordingly, the following product and services are deleted from the Procurement List: AGENCY: Product NSN(s)—Product Name(s): 8030–01–347– 0979—Compound, Corrosion Preventative, Type I, Class I Mandatory Source(s) of Supply: The Lighthouse for the Blind, St. Louis, MO Contracting Activity: General Services Administration, Kansas City, MO This action deletes a product and services from the Procurement List previously furnished by nonprofit agencies employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities. DATES: Effective November 27, 2016. Services Service Type: Temp. Admin/General Support Service Mandatory for: National Institute of Health, 31 Center Dr., Bethesda, MD Mandatory Source(s) of Supply: Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind, Washington, DC Contracting Activity: Dept of Health and Human Services Service Type: Medical Transcription COMMITTEE FOR PURCHASE FROM PEOPLE WHO ARE BLIND OR SEVERELY DISABLED Procurement List; Deletions Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled. ACTION: Deletions from the Procurement List. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00024 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\28OCN1.SGM 28OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 209 (Friday, October 28, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 75048-75049]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-26051]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; West Coast 
Swordfish Fishery Survey

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, offers the general public 
and other Federal agencies 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 60 days after 
date of publication of this notice.

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 Stephen Stohs, (858) 546-7084 or stephen.stohs@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    This request is for a new collection of information.
    The Southwest Fisheries Science Center (SWFSC) is undertaking an 
economics data collection effort for the West Coast Swordfish Fishery 
(WCSF) in order to improve the SWFSC's capability to do the following: 
(1) Describe and monitor economic performance (e.g., profitability, 
capacity utilization, efficiency, and productivity) and impacts (e.g., 
sector, community, or region-specific employment and income); (2) 
determine the quantity and distribution of net benefits derived from 
living marine resources; (3) understand and predict the ecological, and 
behavior of participants in Federally managed commercial fisheries; (4) 
predict the biological, ecological, and economic impacts of existing 
management measures and alternative proposed management actions; and 
(5) in general, more effectively conduct the analyses required under 
the MSA, the Endangered Species Act (ESA), and the Marine Mammal 
Protection Act (MMPDA), the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), 
and Regulatory Flexibility Act (RFA), Executive Order 12866, and other 
applicable law.

II. Method of Collection

    WCSF participants will be contacted and screened to participate in 
the data collection. A cost and earnings survey will be scheduled and 
administered to eligible respondents as appropriate. Screener, 
scheduling and survey modes may include in-person, Internet, phone, or 
mail.
    WCSF participants are defined as current or former participants in 
the United States (U.S.) west-coast swordfish fisheries--drift gillnet, 
longline, harpoon and experimental deep-set buoy gear--and suppliers of 
support services to the fishery, such as processors and spotter-plane 
pilots.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0648-xxxx.
    Form Number(s): None.
    Type of Review: Regular submission (request for a new information 
collection).
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 50.
    Estimated Time per Response: 5 minutes for screener; 5 minutes to 
schedule survey for qualified and

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interested respondents; 60 minutes for survey.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 95.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0 in recordkeeping/
reporting 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: October 24, 2016.
Sarah Brabson,
NOAA PRA Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-26051 Filed 10-27-16; 8:45 am]
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