Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Request for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instrument or Apparatus, 3725 [2017-00470]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 8 / Thursday, January 12, 2017 / Notices Please follow the requirements set forth in EDA’s regulations at 13 CFR 315.9 for procedures to request a public hearing. The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance official number and title for the program under which these petitions are submitted is 11.313, Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms. Miriam Kearse, Lead Program Analyst. [FR Doc. 2017–00535 Filed 1–11–17; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Request for DutyFree Entry of Scientific Instrument or Apparatus Enforcement and Compliance (E&C), International Trade Administration, Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take 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 March 13, 2017. 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 Charlie Michael, Enforcement and Compliance (E&C), phone number 202–482–0596, or via the internet at charles.michael@trade.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES I. Abstract The Departments of Commerce and Homeland Security (DHS) are required to determine whether nonprofit institutions established for scientific or educational purposes are entitled to duty-free entry for scientific instruments the institutions import under the Florence Agreement. Form ITA–338P enables: (1) DHS to determine whether the statutory eligibility requirements for the institution and the instrument are 18:28 Jan 11, 2017 Jkt 241001 A copy of Form ITA–338P is provided on and downloadable from a Web site at http://enforcement.trade.gov/sips/ sipsform/ita-338p.pdf or the potential applicant may request a copy from the Department. The applicant completes the form and then forwards it via mail to DHS. Upon acceptance by DHS as a valid application, the application is transmitted to Commerce for further processing. III. Data OMB Control Number: 0625–0037. Form Number(s): ITA–338P. Type of Review: Regular submission. Affected Public: State or Local government; Federal agencies; not forprofit institutions. Estimated Number of Respondents: 65. Estimated Time per Response: 2 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 130. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $2,138. 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; PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 they also will become a matter of public record. Sheleen Dumas, PRA Departmental Lead, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–00470 Filed 1–11–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration II. Method of Collection BILLING CODE 3510–WH–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 fulfilled, and (2) Commerce to make a comparison and finding as to the scientific equivalency of comparable instruments being manufactured in the United States. Without the collection of the information, DHS and Commerce would not have the necessary information to carry out the responsibilities of determining eligibility for duty-free entry assigned by law. 3725 RIN 0648–XF152 Council Coordination Committee Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. AGENCY: NMFS will host a meeting of the Council Coordination Committee (CCC), consisting of the Regional Fishery Management Council chairs, vice chairs, and executive directors on February 28–March 1, 2017. The intent of this meeting is to discuss issues of relevance to the Councils and NMFS, including issues related to the implementation of the MagnusonStevens Fishery Conservation and Management Reauthorization Act. Agenda items include discussions on budget allocations for FY2017 and budget planning for FY2018; an update on current joint science initiatives, including Ecosystem Based Fisheries Management; the FY2017 legislative outlook; updates on planning for the CCC Scientific Coordination Committee meeting, NMFS bycatch reduction strategy, the NMFS National Standard 1 guidance and implementation, Marine Recreational Information Program updates, stock assessment improvement plan; and other topics related to implementation of the MagnusonStevens Fishery Conservation and Management Reauthorization Act. DATES: The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, February 28, 2017, recess at 5:00 p.m. or when business is complete; and reconvene at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, and adjourn by 4:30 p.m. or when business is complete. SUMMARY: The meeting will be held at the Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City, 1250 South Hayes Street; Arlington, VA 22202; Telephone: (703) 415–5000. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brian Fredieu: telephone 301–427–8505 or email at Brian.Fredieu@noaa.gov. ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\12JAN1.SGM 12JAN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Request for 
Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instrument or Apparatus

AGENCY: Enforcement and Compliance (E&C), International Trade 
Administration, Commerce.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort 
to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public 
and other Federal agencies to take 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 March 13, 2017.

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 Charlie Michael, Enforcement and Compliance (E&C), phone 
number 202-482-0596, or via the internet at charles.michael@trade.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Abstract

    The Departments of Commerce and Homeland Security (DHS) are 
required to determine whether nonprofit institutions established for 
scientific or educational purposes are entitled to duty-free entry for 
scientific instruments the institutions import under the Florence 
Agreement. Form ITA-338P enables: (1) DHS to determine whether the 
statutory eligibility requirements for the institution and the 
instrument are fulfilled, and (2) Commerce to make a comparison and 
finding as to the scientific equivalency of comparable instruments 
being manufactured in the United States. Without the collection of the 
information, DHS and Commerce would not have the necessary information 
to carry out the responsibilities of determining eligibility for duty-
free entry assigned by law.

II. Method of Collection

    A copy of Form ITA-338P is provided on and downloadable from a Web 
site at http://enforcement.trade.gov/sips/sipsform/ita-338p.pdf or the 
potential applicant may request a copy from the Department. The 
applicant completes the form and then forwards it via mail to DHS.
    Upon acceptance by DHS as a valid application, the application is 
transmitted to Commerce for further processing.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0625-0037.
    Form Number(s): ITA-338P.
    Type of Review: Regular submission.
    Affected Public: State or Local government; Federal agencies; not 
for-profit institutions.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 65.
    Estimated Time per Response: 2 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 130.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $2,138.

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.

Sheleen Dumas,
PRA Departmental Lead, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-00470 Filed 1-11-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-DS-P