Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Fastener Quality Act Insignia Recordal Process, 13480-13481 [2018-06295]

Download as PDF 13480 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 61 / Thursday, March 29, 2018 / Notices Friday, April 20, 2018; 8 a.m.–12:30 p.m. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE The Full Council will receive committee reports from Reef Fish and Sustainable Fisheries Management Committees; Announce the 2017 Law Enforcement Officer of the Year; vote on any Exempted Fishing Permit (EFP) applications; and receive updates from the following supporting agencies: South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission; U.S. Coast Guard; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; and, the Department of State. Lastly, the Council will discuss any Other Business items. —Meeting Adjourns The timing and order in which agenda items are addressed may change as required to effectively address the issue. The latest version will be posted on the Council’s file server, which can be accessed by going to the Council’s website at http://www.gulfcouncil.org and clicking on FTP Server under Quick Links. For meeting materials, go to the Gulf Council website or Gulf Council file server and select the ‘‘Briefing Books/Briefing Book 2018–04’’ folder. The username and password are both ‘‘gulfguest’’. The meetings will be webcast over the internet. A link to the webcast will be available on our website. Although other non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this Council for discussion, those issues may not be the subjects of formal action during this meeting. Council 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 MagnusonStevens Act, provided that the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Kathy Pereira (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: March 26, 2018. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2018–06326 Filed 3–28–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:09 Mar 28, 2018 Jkt 244001 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XG093 North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The Center of Independent Experts will meet April 16 through April 18, 2018 to review the stock assessments for Bering Sea and Aleutian Island yellowfin sole, northern rock sole, and Alaska plaice. DATES: The meeting will be held on Monday, April 16, 2018 through Wednesday, April 18, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Alaska Fisheries Science Center (AFSC), in Building 4, Room 2039, 7600 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115. Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W. 4th Ave., Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501–2252; telephone: (907) 271–2809. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Diana Stram, NPFMC staff; telephone: (907) 271–2809. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Terms of Reference 1. Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the assumptions made in applying the stock assessment model including how survey indices are scaled to the populations. Specifics might include: a. How natural mortality estimates are estimated/applied. b. Assumptions about survey ‘‘catchability’’. c. Application of fishery and survey age-specific schedules (maturity, body mass, selectivity). d. The application (or lack thereof) of a stock-recruitment relationship (and associated parameter estimates). 2. Evaluate the stock assessment approach used focusing specifically on how fisheries and survey data are compiled and used to assess the stock status relative to stated management objectives under the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands Fishery Management Plan (FMP) and the Magnuson-Stevens Act requirements. Elements should consider: a. The FMP ‘‘Tier’’ designation. PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 b. Fishing rate estimation relative to overfishing definitions. c. Stock status determinations relative to BMSY. 3. Recommend how assessment data and/or models could be improved. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Shannon Gleason at (907) 271–2809 at least 7 working days prior to the meeting date. Dated: March 26, 2018. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2018–06315 Filed 3–28–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Patent and Trademark Office Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Fastener Quality Act Insignia Recordal Process The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) 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: United States Patent and Trademark Office, Commerce. Title: Fastener Quality Act Insignia Recordal Process. OMB Control Number: 0651–0028. Form Number(s): N/A. Type of Request: Regular. Number of Respondents: 96 responses per year. Average Hours per Response: 20 minutes (0.33 hours) per response. Burden Hours: 32 hours annually. Cost Burden: $2,121.96. Needs and Uses: Under Section 5 of the Fastener Quality Act of 1999 (FQA), 15 U.S.C. 5401 et seq., certain industrial fasteners must bear an insignia identifying the manufacturer. It is also mandatory for manufacturers of fasteners covered by the FQA to submit an application to the United Stated Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for recordal of the insignia on the Fastener Insignia Register. The procedures for the recordal of fastener insignia under the FQA are set forth in 15 CFR 280.300 et seq. The purpose of requiring both the insignia and the recordation is to ensure that certain fasteners can be traced to their manufacturers and to protect against the E:\FR\FM\29MRN1.SGM 29MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 61 / Thursday, March 29, 2018 / Notices sale of mismarked, misrepresented, or counterfeit fasteners. This information collection was created to facilitate the public’s compliance with the insignia recordal provisions of the FQA. The USPTO uses the information in this collection to record or renew insignias under the FQA and to maintain the Fastener Insignia Register, which is open to public inspection. The public may download the Fastener Insignia Register from the USPTO website at https:// www.uspto.gov/trademark/lawsregulations/fastener-quality-act-fqa/ fastener-quality-act-fqa. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profits; not-for-profit institutions. Frequency: On occasion. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to Obtain or Retain Benefits. OMB Desk Officer: Nicholas A. Fraser, email: Nicholas_A._Fraser@ omb.eop.gov. Once submitted, the request will be publicly available in electronic format through reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view Department of Commerce collections currently under review by OMB. Further information can be obtained by: • Email: InformationCollection@ uspto.gov. Include ‘‘0651–0028 copy request’’ in the subject line of the message. • Mail: Marcie Lovett, Records and Information Governance Division Director, Office of the Chief Technology Officer, United States Patent and Trademark Office, P.O. Box 1450, Alexandria, VA 22313–1450. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent on or before April 30, 2018 to Nicholas A. Fraser, OMB Desk Officer, via email to Nicholas_A._Fraser@omb.eop.gov, or by fax to 202–395–5167, marked to the attention of Nicholas A. Fraser. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Marcie Lovett, Records and Information Governance Division Director, OCTO, United States Patent and Trademark Office. [FR Doc. 2018–06295 Filed 3–28–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–16–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Department of the Air Force U.S. Air Force Scientific Advisory Board; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting Department of the Air Force, U.S. Air Force Scientific Advisory Board, Department of Defense. ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting. AGENCY: The Department of Defense (DoD) is publishing this notice to announce the Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the U.S. Air Force Scientific Advisory Board. DATES: Closed to the Public Thursday 12 April 2018, 1:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Mountain Time (MT). ADDRESSES: The Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center, located at 1251 Wyoming Blvd. SE, Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico 87123. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Evan Buschmann, (240) 612–5503 (Voice), 703–693–5643 (Facsimile), evan.g.buschmann.civ@us.af.mil (Email). Mailing address is 1500 West Perimeter Road, Ste. #3300, Joint Base Andrews, MD 20762. Website: http:// www.sab.af.mil/. The most up-to-date changes to the meeting agenda can be found on the website. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This meeting is being held under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) of 1972 (5 U.S.C., Appendix, as amended), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102–3.140 and 102–3.150. The scheduled sessions of the Air Force SAB Spring Board meeting will be closed to the public because they will discuss classified information and matters covered by Section 552b of Title 5, United States Code, subsection (c), subparagraph (1). Purpose of the Meeting: The purpose of this Air Force Scientific Advisory Board quarterly meeting is to conduct mid-term reviews of the Scientific Advisory Board’s FY18 studies, offering board members the opportunity to hear directly from the Study Chairs on the progress they have made thus far and provide dedicated time to continue collaboration on research. Agenda: SUMMARY: U.S. Air Force Scientific Advisory Board Spring Board Meeting 1330–1400 Welcome Remarks, Dr. James S. Chow, Chair, U.S. Air Force Scientific Advisory Board VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:09 Mar 28, 2018 Jkt 244001 PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 13481 1400–1530 Technologies for Enabling Resilient Command and Control (TRC), Dr. Nils Sandell, Study Chair 1530–1655 Maintaining Technology Superiority for the USAF (MTS), Lt Gen George Muellner, (Ret.), Study Chair 1655–1700 Closing Remarks, Dr. James S. Chow, Chair, U.S. Air Force Scientific Advisory Board 1700 Adjourn Meeting Accessibility: Closed to the public. Written Statements: Any member of the public that wishes to provide input on the Air Force Scientific Advisory Board Spring Meeting must contact the meeting organizer at the phone number or email address listed in this announcement at least five working days prior to the meeting date. Please ensure that you submit your written statement in accordance with 41 CFR 102–3.140(c) and section 10(a)(3) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. Statements being submitted in response to the agenda mentioned in this notice must be received by the Scientific Advisory Board meeting organizer at least five calendar days prior to the meeting commencement date. The Scientific Advisory Board meeting organizer will review all timely submissions and respond to them prior to the start of the meeting identified in this notice. Written statements received after this date may not be considered by the Scientific Advisory Board until the next scheduled meeting. For Further Information Contact: The Scientific Advisory Board meeting organizer, Lt Col Mike Rigoni at michael.j.rigoni.mil@ mail.mil or 703–695–4297, United States Air Force Scientific Advisory Board, 1500 West Perimeter Road, Ste. #3300, Joint Base Andrews, MD 20762. 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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-06295]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Patent and Trademark Office


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Fastener Quality Act 
Insignia Recordal Process

    The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) 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: United States Patent and Trademark Office, Commerce.
    Title: Fastener Quality Act Insignia Recordal Process.
    OMB Control Number: 0651-0028.
    Form Number(s): N/A.
    Type of Request: Regular.
    Number of Respondents: 96 responses per year.
    Average Hours per Response: 20 minutes (0.33 hours) per response.
    Burden Hours: 32 hours annually.
    Cost Burden: $2,121.96.
    Needs and Uses: Under Section 5 of the Fastener Quality Act of 1999 
(FQA), 15 U.S.C. 5401 et seq., certain industrial fasteners must bear 
an insignia identifying the manufacturer. It is also mandatory for 
manufacturers of fasteners covered by the FQA to submit an application 
to the United Stated Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for recordal 
of the insignia on the Fastener Insignia Register.
    The procedures for the recordal of fastener insignia under the FQA 
are set forth in 15 CFR 280.300 et seq. The purpose of requiring both 
the insignia and the recordation is to ensure that certain fasteners 
can be traced to their manufacturers and to protect against the

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sale of mismarked, misrepresented, or counterfeit fasteners.
    This information collection was created to facilitate the public's 
compliance with the insignia recordal provisions of the FQA. The USPTO 
uses the information in this collection to record or renew insignias 
under the FQA and to maintain the Fastener Insignia Register, which is 
open to public inspection. The public may download the Fastener 
Insignia Register from the USPTO website at https://www.uspto.gov/trademark/laws-regulations/fastener-quality-act-fqa/fastener-quality-act-fqa.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profits; not-for-profit 
institutions.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Respondent's Obligation: Required to Obtain or Retain Benefits.
    OMB Desk Officer: Nicholas A. Fraser, email: 
[email protected].
    Once submitted, the request will be publicly available in 
electronic format through reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view 
Department of Commerce collections currently under review by OMB.
    Further information can be obtained by:
     Email: [email protected]. Include ``0651-
0028 copy request'' in the subject line of the message.
     Mail: Marcie Lovett, Records and Information Governance 
Division Director, Office of the Chief Technology Officer, United 
States Patent and Trademark Office, P.O. Box 1450, Alexandria, VA 
22313-1450.
    Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information 
collection should be sent on or before April 30, 2018 to Nicholas A. 
Fraser, OMB Desk Officer, via email to [email protected], 
or by fax to 202-395-5167, marked to the attention of Nicholas A. 
Fraser.

Marcie Lovett,
Records and Information Governance Division Director, OCTO, United 
States Patent and Trademark Office.
[FR Doc. 2018-06295 Filed 3-28-18; 8:45 am]
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