Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 70954 [2019-27743]

Download as PDF khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 70954 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 247 / Thursday, December 26, 2019 / Notices have implemented the Southeast Data, Assessment and Review (SEDAR) process, a multi-step method for determining the status of fish stocks in the Southeast Region. SEDAR is a threestep process including: (1) Data Workshop; (2) Assessment Process utilizing webinars; and (3) Review Workshop. The product of the Data Workshop is a data report which compiles and evaluates potential datasets and recommends which datasets are appropriate for assessment analyses. The product of the Assessment Process is a stock assessment report which describes the fisheries, evaluates the status of the stock, estimates biological benchmarks, projects future population conditions, and recommends research and monitoring needs. The assessment is independently peer reviewed at the Review Workshop. The product of the Review Workshop is a Summary documenting panel opinions regarding the strengths and weaknesses of the stock assessment and input data. Participants for SEDAR Workshops are appointed by the Gulf of Mexico, South Atlantic, and Caribbean Fishery Management Councils and NOAA Fisheries Southeast Regional Office, Highly Migratory Species Management Division, and Southeast Fisheries Science Center. Participants include: Data collectors and database managers; stock assessment scientists, biologists, and researchers; constituency representatives including fishermen, environmentalists, and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs); international experts; and staff of Councils, Commissions, and state and federal agencies. The items of discussion at the SEDAR 60 Red Porgy Assessment webinar II are as follows: • Finalize modelling discussion. • Review projection results and address the terms of reference. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this group for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations This meeting is accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for auxiliary aids should be directed to the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:53 Dec 23, 2019 Jkt 250001 office (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 business days prior to the meeting. Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject to change. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: December 19, 2019. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–27812 Filed 12–23–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P 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: American Lobster—Annual Trap Transfer Program. OMB Control Number: 0648–0673. Form Number(s): None. Type of Request: Regular. Number of Respondents: 102. Average Hours Per Response: 10 minutes. Burden Hours: 17. Needs and Uses: NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) collects annual application forms from lobster permit holders who wish to buy and/or sell Area 2, 3, or Outer Cape Area trap allocation through the Trap Transfer Program. The transfer applications are only accepted during a 2-month period (from August 1 through September 30) each year, and the revised allocations for each participating lobster permit resulting from the transfers become effective at the start of the following Federal lobster fishing year on May 1. Both the seller and buyer of the traps are required to sign the application form, which includes each permit holder’s permit and vessel information, the number of traps sold, and the revised number of traps received by the buyer, inclusive of the amount removed according to the transfer tax. Both parties must sign the form as an agreement to the number of traps in the transfer. The parties must date the document and show that the transferring permit holder has sufficient allocation to transfer and the permit holder receiving the traps has sufficient PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 room under any applicable trap cap. This information allows NMFS to process and track transfers of lobster trap allocations through the Trap Transfer Program, and better enables the monitoring and management of the American lobster fishery as a whole. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit organizations; Individuals or households; Federal government; and State, Local, or Tribal government. Frequency: Once per transaction. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits. 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, Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Commerce Department. [FR Doc. 2019–27743 Filed 12–23–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XV153] Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings and Hearings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of availability of reports; public meetings, and hearings. AGENCY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) has begun its annual preseason management process for the 2020 ocean salmon fisheries. This document announces the availability of Pacific Council documents, as well as the dates and locations of upcoming Pacific Council meetings and public hearings hosted by the Pacific Council. These documents and events comprise the Pacific Council’s complete schedule for determining the annual proposed and final modifications to ocean salmon fishery management measures. The agendas for the March and April 2020 Pacific Council meetings will be published in subsequent Federal Register documents prior to the actual meetings. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\26DEN1.SGM 26DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 247 (Thursday, December 26, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Page 70954]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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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: American Lobster--Annual Trap Transfer Program.
    OMB Control Number: 0648-0673.
    Form Number(s): None.
    Type of Request: Regular.
    Number of Respondents: 102.
    Average Hours Per Response: 10 minutes.
    Burden Hours: 17.
    Needs and Uses: NOAA's National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) 
collects annual application forms from lobster permit holders who wish 
to buy and/or sell Area 2, 3, or Outer Cape Area trap allocation 
through the Trap Transfer Program. The transfer applications are only 
accepted during a 2-month period (from August 1 through September 30) 
each year, and the revised allocations for each participating lobster 
permit resulting from the transfers become effective at the start of 
the following Federal lobster fishing year on May 1. Both the seller 
and buyer of the traps are required to sign the application form, which 
includes each permit holder's permit and vessel information, the number 
of traps sold, and the revised number of traps received by the buyer, 
inclusive of the amount removed according to the transfer tax. Both 
parties must sign the form as an agreement to the number of traps in 
the transfer. The parties must date the document and show that the 
transferring permit holder has sufficient allocation to transfer and 
the permit holder receiving the traps has sufficient room under any 
applicable trap cap. This information allows NMFS to process and track 
transfers of lobster trap allocations through the Trap Transfer 
Program, and better enables the monitoring and management of the 
American lobster fishery as a whole.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit organizations; 
Individuals or households; Federal government; and State, Local, or 
Tribal government.
    Frequency: Once per transaction.
    Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits.
    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,
Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information 
Officer, Commerce Department.
[FR Doc. 2019-27743 Filed 12-23-19; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-22-P