Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 51218 [2017-23949]

Download as PDF 51218 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 212 / Friday, November 3, 2017 / Notices Dated: October 31, 2017. Sarah Brabson, NOAA PRA Clearance Officer. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [FR Doc. 2017–23950 Filed 11–2–17; 8:45 am] ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request BILLING CODE 3510–22–P 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: Annual Northern Seal Subsistence Harvest Reporting and St. George Harvest Management Plan. OMB Control Number: 0648–0699. Form Number(s): None. Type of Request: Regular (extension of a currently approved information collection). Number of Respondents: 2. Average Hours per Response: 20. Burden Hours: 40. Needs and Uses: The subsistence harvest of northern fur seals is cooperatively managed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) and the Tribal Governments of St. Paul and St. George Islands (Pribilof Islands) under section 119 of the Marine Mammal Protection Act, 16 U.S.C. 1388 (MMPA) and governed by regulations under section 102 of the Fur Seal Act, 16 U.S.C. 1152 (FSA) found in 50 CFR part 216 subpart F, Taking for Subsistence Purposes. The regulations, laws, and cooperative agreement are focused on conserving northern fur seals through cooperative effort and consultation regarding effective management of human activities related to the subsistence harvests of northern fur seals and Steller sea lions. Affected Public: State, local and tribal governments; individuals or households. Frequency: Annually. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefit. 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. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:18 Nov 02, 2017 Jkt 244001 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: For-Hire Telephone Survey. OMB Control Number: 0648–0709. Form Number(s): None. Type of Request: Regular (extension of a currently approved information collection). Number of Respondents: 33,923. Average Hours per Response: 3 minutes, 30 seconds. Burden Hours: 1,283. Needs and Uses: This request is for extension of a currently approved information collection. The For-Hire Telephone Survey (FHTS) is conducted for the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) to estimate fishing effort and catch on for-hire vessels (i.e., charter boats and head boats). These data are required to carry out provisions of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.), as amended, regarding conservation and management of fishery resources. NOAA Fisheries designed and implemented the FHTS to collect fishing effort information from for-hire vessel representatives through log sheet submission, the internet, or by telephone interview. For-hire vessels are randomly selected for the FHTS from a comprehensive sample frame developed and maintained by NMFS. A sample of 10% of the vessels on the FHTS frame are selected for reporting each week. Each interview collects information about the vessel, the number and type of trips the vessel made during the reporting week, the number of anglers on each trip, and other trip-level information. Affected Public: Individuals or households; business or other for-profit organizations. Frequency: On occasion. PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. Dated: October 31, 2017. Sarah Brabson, NOAA PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–23949 Filed 11–2–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XF764 Atlantic Highly Migratory Species; Atlantic Shark Management Measures; 2018 Research Fishery National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of intent; request for applications. AGENCY: NMFS announces its request for applications for the 2018 shark research fishery from commercial shark fishermen with directed or incidental shark limited access permits. The shark research fishery allows for the collection of fishery-dependent and biological data for future stock assessments and to meet the research objectives of the Agency. The only commercial vessels authorized to land sandbar sharks are those participating in the shark research fishery. Shark research fishery permittees may also land other large coastal sharks (LCS), small coastal sharks (SCS), and pelagic sharks. Commercial shark fishermen who are interested in participating in the shark research fishery need to submit a completed Shark Research Fishery Permit Application in order to be considered. DATES: Shark Research Fishery Applications must be received no later than December 4, 2017. ADDRESSES: Please submit completed applications to the HMS Management Division at: ´ • Mail: Attn: Guy DuBeck, HMS Management Division (F/SF1), NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\03NON1.SGM 03NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 212 (Friday, November 3, 2017)]
[Notices]
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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: For-Hire Telephone Survey.
    OMB Control Number: 0648-0709.
    Form Number(s): None.
    Type of Request: Regular (extension of a currently approved 
information collection).
    Number of Respondents: 33,923.
    Average Hours per Response: 3 minutes, 30 seconds.
    Burden Hours: 1,283.
    Needs and Uses: This request is for extension of a currently 
approved information collection. The For-Hire Telephone Survey (FHTS) 
is conducted for the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) to 
estimate fishing effort and catch on for-hire vessels (i.e., charter 
boats and head boats). These data are required to carry out provisions 
of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (16 
U.S.C. 1801 et seq.), as amended, regarding conservation and management 
of fishery resources.
    NOAA Fisheries designed and implemented the FHTS to collect fishing 
effort information from for-hire vessel representatives through log 
sheet submission, the internet, or by telephone interview. For-hire 
vessels are randomly selected for the FHTS from a comprehensive sample 
frame developed and maintained by NMFS. A sample of 10% of the vessels 
on the FHTS frame are selected for reporting each week. Each interview 
collects information about the vessel, the number and type of trips the 
vessel made during the reporting week, the number of anglers on each 
trip, and other trip-level information.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households; business or other for-
profit organizations.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    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.

    Dated: October 31, 2017.
Sarah Brabson,
NOAA PRA Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-23949 Filed 11-2-17; 8:45 am]
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