Survey To Develop Estimates of Marine-Related Economic Activity in the United States; Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request, 23525-23526 [2019-10627]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 99 / Wednesday, May 22, 2019 / Notices after the meeting. However, to facilitate the distribution of public presentation materials to the Committee members, the Committee suggests that presenters forward the public presentation materials prior to the meeting to Ms. Springer via email. For more information, call Yvette Springer at (202) 482–2813. Yvette Springer, Committee Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–10634 Filed 5–21–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–JT–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Institute of Standards and Technology Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award National Institute of Standards and Technology, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: The Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (Judges Panel) will meet on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss and review the role and responsibilities of the Judges Panel and information received from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in order to ensure the integrity of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (Award) selection process. The agenda will include: Judges Panel roles and processes; Baldrige Program updates; new business/public comment; lessons learned from the 2018 judging process; and the 2019 Award process. DATES: The Judges Panel will meet on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The meeting will be open to the public. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Building 101, Lecture Room A, 100 Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg, MD 20899. Please note participation instructions under the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Fangmeyer, Director, Baldrige Performance Excellence Program, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 1020, Gaithersburg, MD 2899– 1020, 301–975–2361. Mr. Fangmeyer’s email address is robert.fangmeyer@ nist.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:29 May 21, 2019 Jkt 247001 Authority: 15 U.S.C. 3711a(d)(1) as amended, and the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App. Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App., notice is hereby given that the Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award will meet on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The Judges Panel is composed of twelve members, appointed by the Secretary of Commerce, chosen for their familiarity with quality improvement operations and competitiveness issues of manufacturing companies, service companies, small businesses, nonprofits, health care providers, and educational institutions. The primary purpose of this meeting is to assemble to discuss and review the role and responsibilities of the Judges Panel and information received from NIST in order to ensure the integrity of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award selection process. The agenda may change to accommodate Judges Panel business. The final agenda will be posted on the NIST website at https:// patapsco.nist.gov/BoardofExam/ Examiners_Judge2.cfm. The meeting is open to the public. Individuals and representatives of organizations who would like to offer comments and suggestions related to the Committee’s/Board’s business are invited to request a place on the agenda. Approximately 30 minutes will be reserved for public comments and speaking times will be assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis. The amount of time per speaker will be determined by the number of requests received but is likely to be about 3 minutes each. Questions from the public will not be considered during this period. Speakers who wish to expand upon their oral statements, those who had wished to speak but could not be accommodated on the agenda, and those who were unable to participate are invited to submit written statements to the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program, Attention: Robyn Verner, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 1020, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899–1020, via fax at (301) 975–4967, or electronically by email to robyn.verner@nist.gov. All visitors to the NIST site are required to pre-register to be admitted. Please submit your full name, time of arrival, email address, and phone number to Robyn Verner by 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Friday, May 31, 2019. Non-U.S. citizens must submit additional information; please contact PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 23525 Ms. Verner. Ms. Verner’s email address is robyn.verner@nist.gov and her phone number is (301) 975–2361. For participants attending in person, please note that federal agencies, including NIST, can only accept a state-issued driver’s license or identification card for access to federal facilities if such license or identification card is issued by a state that is compliant with the REAL ID Act of 2005 (Pub. L. 109–13), or by a state that has an extension for REAL ID compliance. NIST currently accepts other forms of federal-issued identification in lieu of a state-issued driver’s license. For detailed information please contact Ms. Verner at (301) 975–2361 or visit: http:// www.nist.gov/public_affairs/visitor/. Kevin A. Kimball, Chief of Staff. [FR Doc. 2019–10729 Filed 5–21–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–13–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Survey To Develop Estimates of Marine-Related Economic Activity in the United States; Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request 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 within 60 days after date of publication in the Federal Register. 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 Kate Quigley, Office for Coastal Management, 2234 S Hobson Avenue, Charleston, SC 29405–2413; SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\22MYN1.SGM 22MYN1 23526 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 99 / Wednesday, May 22, 2019 / Notices telephone: 843–740–1155; email: kate.quigley@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract This is a request for a new collection of information. The objective of the survey is to collect information from manufacturers of technology used in marine related businesses. This data collection is needed for use by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to describe the group of businesses that comprise the marine technology sector of the economy. NOAA describes the marine economy of the United States and this information is used by decision-makers to make policy decisions. NOAA’s mission is to understand and predict changes in climate, weather, oceans, and coasts, to share that knowledge and information with others, and to conserve and manage coastal and marine ecosystems and resources. NOAA is authorized to engage in estimation of the ocean economy under the Coastal Zone Management Act, 16 U.S.C. 1456c. The information collected from manufacturers of technology used in marine related businesses will include (1) total revenue, (2) the proportion of revenue derived from marine related products and services and (3) information about sales going to consumers, businesses, and government. This information will be used to better understand marine related production of products and services by different manufacturers of technology used in marine related businesses. This information will be used to inform NOAA’s understanding about this group of businesses that comprise the marine technology sector as part of NOAA’s estimation of the ocean economy. jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES II. Method of Collection The primary data collection vehicle will be an internet-based, survey distributed to manufacturers of technology used in marine related businesses. Respondents will volunteer to participate in the survey and choose which questions to answer. Telephone and personal interviews may be employed to supplement and verify survey responses. All responses will be kept confidential in accordance with government confidentiality procedures. III. Data OMB Control Number: 0648–xxxx. Form Number(s): [None]. Type of Review: Regular submission (new information collection). Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:29 May 21, 2019 Jkt 247001 Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,000. Estimated Time per Response: 8 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 133 hours. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0 in reporting/recordkeeping costs. 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. Written public comments must be received on or before June XX, 2019. Dated: May 13, 2019. Keelin Kuipers, Deputy Director, Office for Coastal Management, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 2019–10627 Filed 5–21–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–08–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XH038 New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council, NEFMC) will hold a three-day meeting to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). DATES: The meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 through SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Thursday, June 13, 2019, beginning at 9 a.m. on June 11 and 8:30 a.m. on June 12 and 13. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton, 363 Maine Mall Road, So. Portland, ME 04106; telephone: (207) 775–6161; online at https://doubletree3.hilton.com/en/ hotels/maine/doubletree-by-hiltonhotel-portland-me-PWMMMDT/ index.html?WT.mc_id=zDA01MB 2OLG34YX. Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950; telephone: (978) 465–0492; www.nefmc.org. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492, ext. 113. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Agenda Tuesday, June 11, 2019 After introductions and brief announcements, the meeting will begin with reports from the Council Chairman and Executive Director, NMFS’s Regional Administrator for the Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office (GARFO), liaisons from the Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC) and Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC), representatives from NOAA General Counsel and NOAA’s Office of Law Enforcement, and staff from the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) and the U.S. Coast Guard. The Habitat Committee then will cover three issues: (1) Research planning efforts for the Great South Channel Habitat Management Area; (2) a report from the Habitat Plan Development Team (PDT) on a Fishing Effects Model; and (3) offshore energy developments. Next, members of the public will have the opportunity to speak during an open comment period on issues that relate to Council business but are not included on the published agenda for this meeting. The Council asks the public to limit remarks to 3–5 minutes. After the lunch break, the Council will review alternatives and take final action on Framework Adjustment 6 to the Atlantic Herring Fishery Management Plan (FMP), which contains 2019–21 specifications for the fishery and proposes a new overfishing definition. The Scallop Committee will report next on three items. First, the Council will approve 2020–21 priorities for the Scallop Research Set-Aside Program. Second, the Council will E:\FR\FM\22MYN1.SGM 22MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 99 (Wednesday, May 22, 2019)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Survey To Develop Estimates of Marine-Related Economic Activity 
in the United States; Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request

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 within 60 days after date of 
publication in the Federal Register.

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 [email protected]).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should 
be directed to Kate Quigley, Office for Coastal Management, 2234 S 
Hobson Avenue, Charleston, SC 29405-2413;

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telephone: 843-740-1155; email: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Abstract

    This is a request for a new collection of information. The 
objective of the survey is to collect information from manufacturers of 
technology used in marine related businesses. This data collection is 
needed for use by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 
(NOAA) to describe the group of businesses that comprise the marine 
technology sector of the economy. NOAA describes the marine economy of 
the United States and this information is used by decision-makers to 
make policy decisions. NOAA's mission is to understand and predict 
changes in climate, weather, oceans, and coasts, to share that 
knowledge and information with others, and to conserve and manage 
coastal and marine ecosystems and resources. NOAA is authorized to 
engage in estimation of the ocean economy under the Coastal Zone 
Management Act, 16 U.S.C. 1456c.
    The information collected from manufacturers of technology used in 
marine related businesses will include (1) total revenue, (2) the 
proportion of revenue derived from marine related products and services 
and (3) information about sales going to consumers, businesses, and 
government. This information will be used to better understand marine 
related production of products and services by different manufacturers 
of technology used in marine related businesses. This information will 
be used to inform NOAA's understanding about this group of businesses 
that comprise the marine technology sector as part of NOAA's estimation 
of the ocean economy.

II. Method of Collection

    The primary data collection vehicle will be an internet-based, 
survey distributed to manufacturers of technology used in marine 
related businesses. Respondents will volunteer to participate in the 
survey and choose which questions to answer. Telephone and personal 
interviews may be employed to supplement and verify survey responses. 
All responses will be kept confidential in accordance with government 
confidentiality procedures.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0648-xxxx.
    Form Number(s): [None].
    Type of Review: Regular submission (new information collection).
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,000.
    Estimated Time per Response: 8 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 133 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0 in reporting/
recordkeeping costs.

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.
    Written public comments must be received on or before June XX, 
2019.

    Dated: May 13, 2019.
Keelin Kuipers,
Deputy Director, Office for Coastal Management, National Ocean Service, 
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
[FR Doc. 2019-10627 Filed 5-21-19; 8:45 am]
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