Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Marine Recreational Information Program Social Network In-Person Survey, 65637-65638 [2018-27629]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 245 / Friday, December 21, 2018 / Notices GMA—Grain Moisture Meters Item GMA–2 Table S.2.5. Categories of Devices and Methods of Sealing The S&T Committee will consider a proposal that would require (on or after the effective date—TBD) grain moisture meters approved under the National Type Evaluation Program to comply with ‘‘Category 3’’ sealing methods. This electronic type of sealing would require an event logger and the ability to generate a printed copy of audit trail information that is available through the device or through another on-site device. Item GMA–3 Table T.2.1. Acceptance and Maintenance Tolerances Air Oven Method for All Grains and Oil Seeds The S&T Committee will consider a proposal that would reduce the tolerances applied to official grain samples used as reference standards established when using the Air Oven Reference Method. MDM—Multiple Dimension Measuring Devices Item MDM–2 S.1.7. Minimum Measurement The S&T Committee will consider a proposal that would amend requirement S.1.7. Minimum Measurement to also provide an exemption from that requirement for ‘‘mobile tape-based’’ MDMD devices. This proposal would allow measurements of less than 12 divisions made using mobile tape-based devices to be used in the calculation of charges for shipping of parcels. NCWM L&R Committee The following items are proposals to amend NIST Handbook 130 or NIST Handbook 133: NIST Handbook 130, Section on Uniform Method of Sale (MOS) of Commodities amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 Item MOS–7 Section 2.4. Firewood and Stove Wood The L&R Committee will address the request to extend the effective date of Section 2.4.3.(a) Packaged natural wood sold in packaged form in quantities less than 0.45 m3 (1⁄8 cord or 16 ft3). This could change the effective date of enforcement from 2019 until 2021. NIST Handbook 130—Section on Uniform Open Dating Regulation (ODR) Item ODR 1 and ODR NEW Section on Uniform Open Dating Regulation The L&R Committee will consider a proposal under Item ODR 1 to make changes to the language within the Open Dating Regulation. The Open VerDate Sep<11>2014 00:00 Dec 21, 2018 Jkt 247001 Dating regulation provides requirements for standardized date formats found on perishable or semi perishable packaged foods. The proposed revisions replace ‘‘Sell By’’ with ‘‘Use By’’ which provides consumers with clearer guidance to avoid spoilage or loss of value for perishable or semi perishable foods. Under Item ODR NEW, the L&R Committee will consider a recommended proposal to remove the Open Dating Regulation in its entirety from NIST Handbook 130. ADDRESSES: NIST Handbook 130 and NIST Handbook 133 I. Abstract The following items are proposals to amend NIST Handbooks 130 and 133: Block 1 (B1) Items NIST Handbook 133, ‘‘Checking the Net Contents of Packaged Goods,’’ and NIST Handbook 130, Section on Uniform Packaging and Labeling Regulation (PLR), 2.8. Multiunit Package The L&R Committee will consider a proposal for to add a test procedure in NIST Handbook 133 for addressing the total quantity declaration on multiunit or variety packages. In addition, in NIST Handbook 130, it will clarify the definition of Section 2.8. multiunit package. Authority: 15 U.S.C. 272(b). Kevin A. Kimball, Chief of Staff. [FR Doc. 2018–27600 Filed 12–20–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–13–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Marine Recreational Information Program Social Network In-Person 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, 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 February 19, 2019. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 65637 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 pracomments@doc.gov). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Adam Rettig, (301) 427– 8216, or Adam.Rettig@NOAA.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This request is for new information collection. The title will be ‘‘Marine Recreational Information Program Social Network Analysis In-Person Survey’’. In its 2017 review of NOAA Fisheries’ Marine Recreational Information Program (MRIP), the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine recommended the program enhance its communications and outreach activities, particularly among the recreational fishing community. To address this recommendation, MRIP will administer two voluntary surveys; (1) the MRIP Social Network Survey (a mail survey, see 60d FRN published February 2, 1918 (83 FR 4909)) and (2) the MRIP Social Network Analysis In-Person Survey. This data collection will help identify relationships, networks, and channels through which information flows among the recreational fishing community. This survey will help MRIP more effectively engage with its audiences by identifying key influencers and information pathways, and the areas of greatest need and opportunity for relationship-building. The MRIP Social Network Analysis In-Person Survey will interview saltwater anglers in three communities that are particularly representative as revealed by the MRIP Social Network Survey (mail survey). The identification of these communities can be based on the distribution of licensed anglers, level of angler fishing avidity, level of awareness of state and Federal recreational fisheries management activities, or other parameters measured in the MRIP Social Network Survey (mail survey) or other NOAA Fisheries surveys. In each fishing community to be evaluated, between ten and fifteen initial respondents shall be interviewed for the survey. The initial respondents will not be selected from the sample of individuals used in the mail survey. Rather, active recreational anglers will be asked to participate in the survey during visits to relevant businesses and E:\FR\FM\21DEN1.SGM 21DEN1 65638 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 245 / Friday, December 21, 2018 / Notices entities (marinas, bait and tackle shops, fishing clubs, state natural resource agencies, etc.,) within the community. The interviews will gather qualitative information on each respondent’s information sharing network, including how information sources are connected. Respondents will be asked to provide names of additional contacts from their network that could provide meaningful information for the study. These named contacts will then be contacted and interviewed in the same manner as the initial respondents. The in-person survey will conclude once interviews have been completed for 60 respondents within each community. Questions will explore demographics, fishing practices, specific names of individuals, key locations, media sources, and websites that anglers rely on for communication about fisheries data collection and management issues. The characteristics about the sources that make respondents perceive them as reliable or trustworthy sources will be determined by exploring attitudes toward Federal and state fishery management agencies (e.g., why agencies are/are not perceived as trustworthy; how agencies can improve communication, etc.). Questions will also explore the personal level of engagement in the fisheries data collection and management process as well as the level of engagement of information sharing partners. These data will be used to identify key information sources for recreational anglers, evaluate regional differences in information sources, and evaluate recreational angler confidence in management and data collection efforts. The information obtained will allow MRIP to more effectively communicate with recreational anglers on data collection issues by focusing communications efforts on important network channels. II. Method of Collection Information will be collected via inperson surveys. amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 III. Data 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: December 18, 2018. Sarah Brabson, NOAA PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2018–27629 Filed 12–20–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XG671 U.S. Stakeholder Meetings on Pacific Bluefin Tuna Long-Term Management Framework; Meeting Announcement National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: NMFS is holding a meeting to discuss the future of the U.S. West Coast Pacific bluefin tuna fishery, including objectives and a management framework. SUMMARY: The meeting will be held January 9, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. PST, or until business concludes. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held concurrently in two locations: (1) In the Pacific Conference Room (Room 300) at NMFS, Southwest Fisheries Science Center, 8901 La Jolla Shores Drive, La Jolla, California 92037; and (2) Room 3400 at the Long Beach Federal Building, 501 W. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, California 90802. Please notify Celia Barroso (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) by December 27, 2018, if you plan to attend and whether DATES: OMB Control Number: 0648–xxxx. Form Number(s): None. Type of Review: Regular submission (new information collection). Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 180. Estimated Time per Response: 30 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 90. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0. VerDate Sep<11>2014 IV. Request for Comments 00:00 Dec 21, 2018 Jkt 247001 PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 you will be attending in person or remotely. The meetings will also be accessible by webinar. NMFS will email instructions and background materials for the webinar to meeting participants. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Celia Barroso, West Coast Region, NMFS, at Celia.Barroso@noaa.gov, or at (562) 432–1850. Domestic and international stakeholders share interest in developing management objectives and a long-term management framework for Pacific bluefin tuna. In September 2018, the Pacific Fishery Management Council (PFMC) recommended that its Highly Migratory Species Management Team develop a long-term management strategy for Pacific bluefin tuna (See the PFMC’s ‘‘September 2018 Summary Decision’’ at https://www.pcouncil.org/wp-content/ uploads/2018/09/0918_Decision_ Summary_DocumentV2.pdf). Additionally, the International Scientific Committee on Tuna and Tuna-like Species in the North Pacific Ocean (ISC) is considering whether to proceed with a management strategy evaluation (MSE) for Pacific bluefin tuna. The development of a domestic management strategy and objectives could apply to the ISC’s MSE. During this stakeholder meeting, NMFS will briefly review the current status of the stock and current management regime, and then intends to solicit input from participants on potential management objectives and strategies to achieve those objectives for the Pacific bluefin tuna fishery. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pacific Bluefin Tuna U.S. Stakeholder Meeting Topics The Pacific bluefin tuna U.S. stakeholder meeting topics will include, but are not limited to, the following: (1) An overview of international management Pacific bluefin tuna and management of the U.S. Pacific bluefin tuna fishery; (2) Potential management objectives; and, (3) Potential management strategies. Special Accommodations The meeting location is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Celia Barroso (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) by December 23, 2018. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 951 et seq., 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq., 16 U.S.C. 6901 et seq. E:\FR\FM\21DEN1.SGM 21DEN1

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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-27629]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Marine 
Recreational Information Program Social Network In-Person 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, 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 February 19, 
2019.

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 pracomments@doc.gov).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should 
be directed to Adam Rettig, (301) 427-8216, or Adam.Rettig@NOAA.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Abstract

    This request is for new information collection. The title will be 
``Marine Recreational Information Program Social Network Analysis In-
Person Survey''.
    In its 2017 review of NOAA Fisheries' Marine Recreational 
Information Program (MRIP), the National Academies of Sciences, 
Engineering, and Medicine recommended the program enhance its 
communications and outreach activities, particularly among the 
recreational fishing community. To address this recommendation, MRIP 
will administer two voluntary surveys; (1) the MRIP Social Network 
Survey (a mail survey, see 60d FRN published February 2, 1918 (83 FR 
4909)) and (2) the MRIP Social Network Analysis In-Person Survey. This 
data collection will help identify relationships, networks, and 
channels through which information flows among the recreational fishing 
community. This survey will help MRIP more effectively engage with its 
audiences by identifying key influencers and information pathways, and 
the areas of greatest need and opportunity for relationship-building.
    The MRIP Social Network Analysis In-Person Survey will interview 
saltwater anglers in three communities that are particularly 
representative as revealed by the MRIP Social Network Survey (mail 
survey). The identification of these communities can be based on the 
distribution of licensed anglers, level of angler fishing avidity, 
level of awareness of state and Federal recreational fisheries 
management activities, or other parameters measured in the MRIP Social 
Network Survey (mail survey) or other NOAA Fisheries surveys. In each 
fishing community to be evaluated, between ten and fifteen initial 
respondents shall be interviewed for the survey. The initial 
respondents will not be selected from the sample of individuals used in 
the mail survey. Rather, active recreational anglers will be asked to 
participate in the survey during visits to relevant businesses and

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entities (marinas, bait and tackle shops, fishing clubs, state natural 
resource agencies, etc.,) within the community. The interviews will 
gather qualitative information on each respondent's information sharing 
network, including how information sources are connected. Respondents 
will be asked to provide names of additional contacts from their 
network that could provide meaningful information for the study. These 
named contacts will then be contacted and interviewed in the same 
manner as the initial respondents. The in-person survey will conclude 
once interviews have been completed for 60 respondents within each 
community.
    Questions will explore demographics, fishing practices, specific 
names of individuals, key locations, media sources, and websites that 
anglers rely on for communication about fisheries data collection and 
management issues. The characteristics about the sources that make 
respondents perceive them as reliable or trustworthy sources will be 
determined by exploring attitudes toward Federal and state fishery 
management agencies (e.g., why agencies are/are not perceived as 
trustworthy; how agencies can improve communication, etc.). Questions 
will also explore the personal level of engagement in the fisheries 
data collection and management process as well as the level of 
engagement of information sharing partners. These data will be used to 
identify key information sources for recreational anglers, evaluate 
regional differences in information sources, and evaluate recreational 
angler confidence in management and data collection efforts. The 
information obtained will allow MRIP to more effectively communicate 
with recreational anglers on data collection issues by focusing 
communications efforts on important network channels.

II. Method of Collection

    Information will be collected via in-person surveys.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0648-xxxx.
    Form Number(s): None.
    Type of Review: Regular submission (new information collection).
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 180.
    Estimated Time per Response: 30 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 90.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0.

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: December 18, 2018.
Sarah Brabson,
NOAA PRA Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2018-27629 Filed 12-20-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-22-P