Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 14693 [2017-05693]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 54 / Wednesday, March 22, 2017 / Notices 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. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD 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: Marine Recreational Fishing Expenditure Survey (MRFES). OMB Control Number: 0648–0693. Form Number(s): None. Type of Request: Regular (revision and extension of a currently approved information collection). Number of Respondents: 83,426. Average Hours per Response: Durable goods survey, 15 minutes; trip expenditure surveys, 5 to 8 minutes. Burden Hours: 3,142. Needs and Uses: This request is for revision and extension of an existing data collection. The objective of the survey is to collect information on both trip expenditures and annual durable good expenditures made by marine recreational anglers. The survey will be conducted in two parts. One part will ask anglers about the expenses incurred on their most recent marine recreational fishing trip. The other part of the survey will ask anglers about their purchases of durable goods such as fishing gear, boats, vehicles, and second homes. As specified in the Magnuson-Stevenson Fishery Conservation and Management Act of 1996 (and reauthorized in 2007), NMFS is required to enumerate the economic impacts of the policies it implements on fishing participants and coastal communities. The expenditure data collected in this survey will be used to estimate the economic contributions and impacts of marine recreational fishing to each coastal state and nationwide. Slight revisions will be made to the existing trip expenditure questions to clarify certain types of expenditures, and two questions on the trip expenditure instrument will be dropped. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Frequency: Every three years. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. This information collection request may be viewed at reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view Department of Commerce collections currently under review by OMB. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:14 Mar 21, 2017 Jkt 241001 Sarah Brabson, NOAA PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–05693 Filed 3–21–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XF302 Fisheries of the South Atlantic; South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings of the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Snapper Grouper, Mackerel Cobia and Cobia Sub-Panel, and Dolphin Wahoo Advisory Panels (AP). AGENCY: The Council will hold meetings of its Snapper Grouper AP, Mackerel Cobia and Cobia Subpanel AP and Dolphin Wahoo AP from April 17– 21, 2017 in Charleston, SC. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. DATES: The Snapper Grouper AP meeting will be held on Monday, April 17, 2017, from 1:30 p.m. until 5 p.m., Tuesday, April 18, 2017, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., and Wednesday, April 19, 2017, from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. The Mackerel Cobia and Cobia SubPanel AP meeting will be held Wednesday, April 19, 2017, from 1:30 p.m. until 5 p.m. and Thursday, April 20, 2017, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. The Dolphin Wahoo AP meeting will be held Friday, April 21, 2017, from 9 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meetings will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 4831 Tanger Outlet Blvd., North Charleston, SC 29418. Council address: South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N. Charleston, SC 29405. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kim Iverson, Public Information Officer, South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N. Charleston, SC 29405; phone: (843) 571–4366 or toll free (866) SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 14693 SAFMC–10; fax: (843) 769–4520; email: kim.iverson@safmc.net. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Snapper Grouper Advisory Panel The Snapper Grouper AP will receive an update on the status of amendments to the Snapper Grouper Fishery Management Plan (FMP) recently approved by the Council and submitted for Secretarial review. In addition, the AP members will review and provide recommendations on actions in draft Amendment 43 to the Snapper Grouper Fishery Management Plan (FMP) addressing management measures for red snapper and recreational reporting, Vision Blueprint Regulatory Amendment 26 (Recreational measures), and Vision Blueprint Regulatory Amendment 27 (Commercial measures). The Vision Blueprint amendments are being developed to address management needs identified in the Council’s 2016– 2020 Vision Blueprint for the snapper grouper fishery. Other discussion items include a review of the Council’s Research Priorities and updates on on-going projects/programs including the Southeast Data, Assessment and Review (SEDAR) stock assessment program, socio-economic characterization of the commercial snapper grouper fishery, the Council’s Citizen Science Program and the Charter Vessel Reporting Pilot Project. The AP will provide recommendations for Council consideration as appropriate. Mackerel Cobia Advisory Panel and Cobia Sub-Panel The Mackerel Cobia AP and Cobia Sub-Panel will meet jointly. The AP and Cobia Sub-Panel will receive updates and discuss management issues pertaining to cobia including Atlantic cobia recreational fishing seasons, ongoing cobia research, permit requirements for commercial harvest of cobia in the Mid-Atlantic and South Atlantic (including the east coast of Florida), cobia bag limits for the east coast of Florida, and input on fishery performance. The AP and Sub-Panel will also receive updates and discuss management measures relative to king and Spanish mackerel including limited entry for federal commercial permits for Spanish mackerel and possible gear endorsements and modifications to gill net size for the Spanish mackerel fishery. The AP and Sub-Panel will discuss latent permits in the commercial king mackerel fishery and trip limits for king mackerel on Spanish mackerel gillnet trips. The AP and Sub-Panel will provide recommendations as appropriate. E:\FR\FM\22MRN1.SGM 22MRN1

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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: Marine Recreational Fishing Expenditure Survey (MRFES).
    OMB Control Number: 0648-0693.
    Form Number(s): None.
    Type of Request: Regular (revision and extension of a currently 
approved information collection).
    Number of Respondents: 83,426.
    Average Hours per Response: Durable goods survey, 15 minutes; trip 
expenditure surveys, 5 to 8 minutes.
    Burden Hours: 3,142.
    Needs and Uses: This request is for revision and extension of an 
existing data collection.
    The objective of the survey is to collect information on both trip 
expenditures and annual durable good expenditures made by marine 
recreational anglers. The survey will be conducted in two parts. One 
part will ask anglers about the expenses incurred on their most recent 
marine recreational fishing trip. The other part of the survey will ask 
anglers about their purchases of durable goods such as fishing gear, 
boats, vehicles, and second homes. As specified in the Magnuson-
Stevenson Fishery Conservation and Management Act of 1996 (and 
reauthorized in 2007), NMFS is required to enumerate the economic 
impacts of the policies it implements on fishing participants and 
coastal communities. The expenditure data collected in this survey will 
be used to estimate the economic contributions and impacts of marine 
recreational fishing to each coastal state and nationwide. Slight 
revisions will be made to the existing trip expenditure questions to 
clarify certain types of expenditures, and two questions on the trip 
expenditure instrument will be dropped.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Frequency: Every three years.
    Respondent's Obligation: Voluntary.
    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.

Sarah Brabson,
NOAA PRA Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-05693 Filed 3-21-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-22-P