Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 35856-35857 [2019-15809]

Download as PDF 35856 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 143 / Thursday, July 25, 2019 / Notices Comments must be submitted electronically or postmarked by August 2, 2019. ADDRESSES: Obtaining Documents: You may download the Draft RP/EA at: http:// www.gulfspillrestoration.noaa.gov/ restoration-areas/open-ocean. Alternatively, you may request a CD of the Draft RP/EA (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT below). Also, you may view the document at any of the public facilities listed in Appendix G. Submitting Comments: You may submit comments on the Draft RP/EA by one of the following methods: • Via the Web: http:// www.gulfspillrestoration.noaa.gov/ restoration-areas/open-ocean; or • Via U.S. Mail: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, P.O. Box 29649, Atlanta, GA 30345. Please note that mailed comments must be postmarked on or before the comment deadline of August 2, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration—Laurie Rounds, Laurie.Rounds@noaa.gov, (850) 934– 9284. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: jspears on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES Introduction In accordance with OPA NRDA regulations in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) at 15 CFR part 990, NEPA (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), the Consent Decree, and the Final PDARP/ PEIS, the Federal and State natural resource trustee agencies (Trustees) have prepared a Draft Restoration Plan 2/Environmental Assessment: Fish, Sea Turtles, Marine Mammals, and Mesophotic and Deep Benthic Communities. The Draft RP/EA analyzes 23 alternatives and proposes 18 preferred alternatives for the following restoration types: Fish and Water Column Invertebrates, Sea Turtles, Marine Mammals, and Mesophotic and Deep Benthic Communities: Fish and Water Column Invertebrates • Reduction of Post-Release Mortality from Barotrauma in Gulf of Mexico Reef Fish Recreational Fisheries—Preferred, $30,011,000. • Better Bycatch Reduction Devices for the Gulf of Mexico Commercial Shrimp Trawl Fishery—Preferred, $17,171,000. • Communication Networks and Mapping Tools to Reduce Bycatch— Phase 1—Preferred, $4,416,000. • Restoring for Bluefin Tuna via Fishing Depth Optimization—Preferred, $6,175,000. • Reduce the Impacts of Ghost Fishing by Removing Derelict Fishing VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:56 Jul 24, 2019 Jkt 247001 Gear from Marine and Estuarine Habitats—Not Preferred, $6,128,000. Sea Turtles • Gulf of Mexico Sea Turtle Atlas— Preferred, $5,700,000. • Identifying Methods to Reduce Sea Turtle Bycatch in the Reef Fish Bottom Longline Fishery—Preferred, $290,000. • Developing a Gulf-wide Comprehensive Plan for In-Water Sea Turtle Data Collection—Preferred, $655,000. • Developing Methods to Observe Sea Turtle Interactions in the Gulf of Mexico Menhaden Purse Seine Fishery— Preferred, $3,000,000. • Reducing Juvenile Sea Turtle Bycatch Through Development of Reduced Bar Spacing in Turtle Excluder Devices—Preferred, $2,153,000. • Long-term Nesting Beach Habitat Protection for Sea Turtles—Preferred, $7,000,000. • Reducing Sea Turtle Entanglement from Recreational Fishing Debris—Not Preferred, $1,113,600. • Reducing Sea Turtle Bycatch at Recreational Fishing Sites—Not Preferred, $1,329,000. Marine Mammals • Reducing Impacts to Cetaceans During Disasters by Improving Response Activities—Preferred, $4,287,000. • Compilation of Environmental, Threats, and Animal data for Cetacean Population Health Analyses—Preferred, $5,808,500. • Reduce Impacts of Anthropogenic Noise on Cetaceans—Preferred, $8,992,200. • Reduce and Mitigate Vessel Strike Mortality of Cetaceans—Preferred, $3,834,000. • Assessment of Northern Gulf of Mexico Shelf Small Cetacean Health, Habitat. Use, and Movement Patterns— Not Preferred, $4,620,000. Mesophotic and Deep Benthic Communities • Mapping, Ground-Truthing, and Predictive Habitat Modeling—Preferred, $35,909,000. • Habitat Assessment and Evaluation—Preferred, $52,639,000. • Coral Propagation Technique Development—Preferred, $16,951,000. • Active Management and Protection—Preferred, $20,689,000. • Habitat Characterization at Known High Priority Sites—Not Preferred, $21,500,000. The Open Ocean TIG also analyzes a No Action alternative. One or more alternatives may be selected for implementation by the Open Ocean TIG in the Final RP/EA or in future restoration plans. PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Background For additional background information, see our original Federal Register notice, with which we opened the comment period (May 15, 2019; 84 FR 21753). That comment period was extended on July 1 and formally closed on July 15, 2019 (July 1, 2019; 84 FR 31306). Due to extenuating weather conditions associated with the recent Hurricane Barry, this notice reopens that comment period through August 2, 2019. Invitation to Comment The Open Ocean TIG seeks public review and comment on the Draft RP/ EA (see ADDRESSES above). Before including your address, telephone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, please be aware that your entire comment, including your personal identifying information, will become part of the public record. Comments submitted previously in response to the two Federal Register notices, including any comments submitted after July 15, 2019 and before issuance of this notice do not need to be resubmitted. Authority The authority of this action is the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (33 U.S.C. 2701 et seq.) and its implementing Oil Pollution Act Natural Resource Damage Assessment regulations found at 15 CFR part 990 and the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.). Dated: July 19, 2019. Carrie Selberg, Deputy Director, Office of Habitat Conservation, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–15756 Filed 7–24–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Telecommunications and Information 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 Telecommunications and Information Administration. E:\FR\FM\25JYN1.SGM 25JYN1 jspears on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 143 / Thursday, July 25, 2019 / Notices Title: State and Local Implementation Grant Program 2.0 Closeout Documentation. OMB Control Number: None. Form Number(s): None. Type of Request: Regular submission. Number of Respondents: 46. Average Hours per Response: 25. Burden Hours: 1,150. Needs and Uses: The Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 (Act) (Pub. L. 112–96, H.R. 3630, 126 Stat. 156) was enacted February 22, 2012.1 The Act meets a long-standing national priority and critical infrastructure need to create a single, interoperable, nationwide public safety broadband network (NPSBN) that allows law enforcement officers, fire fighters, emergency medical service professionals, and other public safety officials to effectively communicate with each other across agencies and jurisdictions. Public safety workers have been hindered in their ability to respond in a crisis due to incompatible communications networks and often outdated communications equipment. The Act established the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) as an independent authority within NTIA and authorizes it to take all actions necessary to ensure the design, construction, and operation of the NPSBN, based on a single, national network architecture.2 The Act also charged NTIA with establishing a grant program, the State and Local Implementation Grant Program (SLIGP), to assist State, regional, tribal, and local jurisdictions with identifying, planning, and implementing the most efficient and effective means to use and integrate the infrastructure, equipment, and other architecture associated with the NPSBN to satisfy the wireless broadband and data services needs of their jurisdictions. In 2013, NTIA originally awarded $116.5 million in grant funds to 54 state and territorial recipients between July 2013 and June 2014. The original grants expired February 28, 2018, and many recipients spent less than expected, leaving leftover funds. NTIA leveraged excess funds of $33.3 million from the original SLIGP grants to make a second round of grant awards, SLIGP 2.0. The SLIGP 2.0 grants provide funding to assist State, regional, tribal, and local jurisdictions to engage effectively with FirstNet and provide it with information needed to continue with planning the 1 Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012, Public Law 112–96, 126 Stat. 156 (2012) (Act) (codified at 47 U.S.C. 1401 et seq.). 2 47 U.S.C. 1424, 1426(b)(1). VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:56 Jul 24, 2019 Jkt 247001 NPSBN in an effective and timely manner, as required by the Act. NTIA will use the collection of information to monitor and evaluate how SLIGP 2.0 grant recipients are achieving the core purposes of the program established by the Act. The information collected in the closeout report will ensure that final data effectively assesses the success of SLIGP 2.0 recipients in implementing their project goals. The publication of this notice allows NTIA to begin the process to request OMB approval to collect information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Affected Public: State, regional, local, and tribal government organizations. Frequency: Once (at the end of the period of performance). Respondent’s Obligation: Mandatory. 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. Sheleen Dumas, Departmental Lead PRA Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Commerce Department. [FR Doc. 2019–15809 Filed 7–24–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–60–P CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION Wednesday, July 24, 2019; 9:00 a.m.* TIME AND DATE: CPSC Headquarters, 4330 EastWest Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814. PLACE: Commission Meeting—Closed to the Public. STATUS: Compliance Matters: Staff will brief the Commission on the status of compliance matters. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Alberta E. Mills, Secretary, Division of the Secretariat, Office of the General Counsel, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, 4330 East-West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814, (301) 504–7479. * The Commission unanimously determined by recorded vote that Agency business requires calling the meeting without seven calendar days advance public notice. PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: July 23, 2019. Alberta E. Mills, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–15966 Filed 7–23–19; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 6355–01–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary [Docket ID: DOD–2019–OS–0087] Proposed Collection; Comment Request Office of the DoD Chief Information Officer, DoD. ACTION: Information collection notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the DoD Chief Information Officer announces a proposed public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments are invited on: 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; the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by September 23, 2019. SUMMARY: You may submit comments, identified by docket number and title, by any of the following methods: Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Mail: Department of Defense, Office of the Chief Management Officer, Directorate for Oversight and Compliance, 4800 Mark Center Drive, Mailbox #24, Suite 08D09, Alexandria, VA 22350–1700. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name, docket number and title for this Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the public is to make these submissions available for public viewing on the internet at http:// www.regulations.gov as they are received without change, including any personal identifiers or contact information. ADDRESSES: Sunshine Act Meeting 35857 E:\FR\FM\25JYN1.SGM 25JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 143 (Thursday, July 25, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 35856-35857]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-15809]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Telecommunications and Information 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 Telecommunications and Information Administration.

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    Title: State and Local Implementation Grant Program 2.0 Closeout 
Documentation.
    OMB Control Number: None.
    Form Number(s): None.
    Type of Request: Regular submission.
    Number of Respondents: 46.
    Average Hours per Response: 25.
    Burden Hours: 1,150.
    Needs and Uses: The Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 
2012 (Act) (Pub. L. 112-96, H.R. 3630, 126 Stat. 156) was enacted 
February 22, 2012.\1\ The Act meets a long-standing national priority 
and critical infrastructure need to create a single, interoperable, 
nationwide public safety broadband network (NPSBN) that allows law 
enforcement officers, fire fighters, emergency medical service 
professionals, and other public safety officials to effectively 
communicate with each other across agencies and jurisdictions. Public 
safety workers have been hindered in their ability to respond in a 
crisis due to incompatible communications networks and often outdated 
communications equipment.
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    \1\ Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012, Public 
Law 112-96, 126 Stat. 156 (2012) (Act) (codified at 47 U.S.C. 1401 
et seq.).
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    The Act established the First Responder Network Authority 
(FirstNet) as an independent authority within NTIA and authorizes it to 
take all actions necessary to ensure the design, construction, and 
operation of the NPSBN, based on a single, national network 
architecture.\2\
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    \2\ 47 U.S.C. 1424, 1426(b)(1).
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    The Act also charged NTIA with establishing a grant program, the 
State and Local Implementation Grant Program (SLIGP), to assist State, 
regional, tribal, and local jurisdictions with identifying, planning, 
and implementing the most efficient and effective means to use and 
integrate the infrastructure, equipment, and other architecture 
associated with the NPSBN to satisfy the wireless broadband and data 
services needs of their jurisdictions.
    In 2013, NTIA originally awarded $116.5 million in grant funds to 
54 state and territorial recipients between July 2013 and June 2014. 
The original grants expired February 28, 2018, and many recipients 
spent less than expected, leaving leftover funds. NTIA leveraged excess 
funds of $33.3 million from the original SLIGP grants to make a second 
round of grant awards, SLIGP 2.0. The SLIGP 2.0 grants provide funding 
to assist State, regional, tribal, and local jurisdictions to engage 
effectively with FirstNet and provide it with information needed to 
continue with planning the NPSBN in an effective and timely manner, as 
required by the Act. NTIA will use the collection of information to 
monitor and evaluate how SLIGP 2.0 grant recipients are achieving the 
core purposes of the program established by the Act. The information 
collected in the closeout report will ensure that final data 
effectively assesses the success of SLIGP 2.0 recipients in 
implementing their project goals.
    The publication of this notice allows NTIA to begin the process to 
request OMB approval to collect information under the provisions of the 
Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35).
    Affected Public: State, regional, local, and tribal government 
organizations.
    Frequency: Once (at the end of the period of performance).
    Respondent's Obligation: Mandatory.
    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 [email protected] or fax to (202) 395-5806.

Sheleen Dumas,
Departmental Lead PRA Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, 
Commerce Department.
[FR Doc. 2019-15809 Filed 7-24-19; 8:45 am]
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