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AGENCY: The Secretary of the Interior and the Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service seek nominations for membership on the Hunting and Shooting Sports Conservation Council (Council). The Council reports to the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to provide recommendations regarding the SUMMARY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) published a document in the Federal Register of February 28, 2020, concerning a request for comments on an information SUMMARY: establishment and implementation of conservation endeavors that benefit wildlife resources; encourage partnership among the public, sporting conservation organizations, and Federal, State, Tribal, and territorial governments; and benefit recreational hunting and recreational shooting sports. PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Nominations via email must be date stamped no later than April 6, 2020. Nominations received via U.S. mail must be postmarked by April 6, 2020. Please address nomination letters to Ms. Aurelia Skipwith, Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. You may email nominations to doug_ hobbs@fws.gov, or send hard copies via U.S. mail to Douglas Hobbs, Designated Federal Officer; Hunting and Shooting Sports Conservation Council; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; 5275 Leesburg Pike, Mailstop EA; Falls Church, VA 22041–3803. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Douglas Hobbs, Designated Federal Officer, at the email or mailing address in ADDRESSES, or by telephone at (703) 358–2336. Individuals who are hearing impaired or speech impaired may call the Federal Relay Service at 800–877– 8337 for TTY assistance. The Council reports to the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to provide recommendations regarding the establishment and implementation of conservation endeavors that benefit wildlife resources; encourage partnership among the public, sporting conservation organizations, and Federal, State, Tribal, and territorial governments; and benefit recreational hunting and recreational shooting sports. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Council Duties The Council conducts its operations in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA; 5 U.S.C. App.). It reports to the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture. The Council functions solely as an advisory body. The duties of the Council include: (a) Assessing and quantifying implementation of Executive Order 13443 and Secretary’s Orders 3347 and 3356 across relevant departments, agencies, and offices, and making recommendations to enhance and expand their implementation as identified; and (b) Making recommendations regarding policies and programs that: E:\FR\FM\05MRN1.SGM 05MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 44 / Thursday, March 5, 2020 / Notices 1. Conserve and restore wetlands, agricultural lands, grasslands, forests, and rangeland habitats; 2. Promote opportunities and expand access to hunting and shooting sports on public and private lands; 3. Encourage hunting and shooting safety by developing ranges on public lands; 4. Recruit and retain new shooters and hunters; 5. Increase public awareness of the importance of wildlife conservation and the social and economic benefits of hunting and shooting; and 6. Encourage coordination among the public; hunting and shooting sports community; wildlife conservation groups; and Federal, State, Tribal, and territorial governments. To obtain more information on Council duties and to see a copy of the Council’s charter, visit the Council website at https://www.fws.gov/hsscc/. Member Terms and Vacancies To Fill We are requesting nominations to fill vacancies to represent the following organizations/entities: • U.S. hunters actively engaged in domestic and/or international hunting conservation; • Archery, hunting, and/or shooting sports industry; • Tourism, outfitter, and/or guide industries related to hunting and/or shooting sports; • Tribal resource management organizations; • Agriculture industry; • Ranching industry; and • Veterans’ service organizations. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Nomination Method and Eligibility Each nomination should include a resume providing an adequate description of the nominee’s qualifications, including information that would enable the Department of the Interior to make an informed decision regarding meeting the membership requirements of the Council and allow the Department of the Interior to contact a potential member. Current members are eligible to be nominated for reappointment to the Council. (Authority: 5 U.S.C. Appendix 2) Douglas Hobbs, Acting Assistant Director—External Affairs. [FR Doc. 2020–04463 Filed 3–4–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4333–15–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:20 Mar 04, 2020 Jkt 250001 permitting electronic submission of responses. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [OMB Number 1121–0314] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested; Extension, With Change, of a Previously Approved Collection: Firearm Inquiry Statistics (FIST) Program Bureau of Justice Statistics, Department of Justice. ACTION: 60-Day notice. AGENCY: The Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics, will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 60 days until May 4, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have additional comments especially on the estimated public burden or associated response time, suggestions, or need a copy of the proposed information collection instrument with instructions or additional information, please contact Connor Brooks, Statistician, Law Enforcement Statistics Unit, Bureau of Justice Statistics, 810 Seventh Street NW, Washington, DC 20531 (email: Connor.Brooks@usdoj.gov; phone: 202– 514–8633). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information are encouraged. Your comments should address one or more of the following four points: —Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Bureau of Justice Statistics, including whether the information will have practical utility; —Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; —Evaluate whether and if so how the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected can be enhanced; and —Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00056 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 12941 Overview of This Information Collection: (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of a currently approved collection. (2) The Title of the Form/Collection: 2019–2021 Firearm Inquiry Statistics Program. (3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: The form number is FIST–1. The applicable component within the Department of Justice is the Bureau of Justice Statistics, Office of Justice Programs. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Through the Firearm Inquiry Statistics (FIST) Program, the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) obtains information from state and local checking agencies responsible for maintaining records on the number of background checks for firearm transfers or permits that were issued, processed, tracked, or conducted during the calendar year. Specifically, state and local checking agencies are asked to provide information on the number of applications and denials for firearm transfers received or tracked by the agency and reasons why applications were denied. BJS combines these data with the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) transaction data to produce comprehensive national statistics on firearm applications and denials resulting from the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act of 1993 and similar state laws governing background checks and firearm transfers. BJS also plans to collect information from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) on denials screened and referred to ATF field offices for investigation and possible prosecution. BJS publishes FIST data on the BJS website in statistical tables and uses the information to respond to inquiries from Congress, federal, state, and local government officials, researchers, students, the media, and other members of the general public interested in criminal justice statistics. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: A projected 1,394 respondents will take part in the FIST data collection with an average of 25 minutes for each to complete the FIST survey form. 6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the E:\FR\FM\05MRN1.SGM 05MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 44 (Thursday, March 5, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 12940-12941]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-04463]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-HQ-R-2020-N023; FXGO1664091HCC0-FF09D00000-190]


Hunting and Shooting Sports Conservation Council; Call for 
Nominations

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Call for nominations.

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SUMMARY: The Secretary of the Interior and the Director of the U.S. 
Fish and Wildlife Service seek nominations for membership on the 
Hunting and Shooting Sports Conservation Council (Council). The Council 
reports to the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of 
Agriculture to provide recommendations regarding the establishment and 
implementation of conservation endeavors that benefit wildlife 
resources; encourage partnership among the public, sporting 
conservation organizations, and Federal, State, Tribal, and territorial 
governments; and benefit recreational hunting and recreational shooting 
sports.

DATES: Nominations via email must be date stamped no later than April 
6, 2020. Nominations received via U.S. mail must be postmarked by April 
6, 2020.

ADDRESSES: Please address nomination letters to Ms. Aurelia Skipwith, 
Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. You may email nominations to 
[email protected], or send hard copies via U.S. mail to Douglas Hobbs, 
Designated Federal Officer; Hunting and Shooting Sports Conservation 
Council; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; 5275 Leesburg Pike, Mailstop 
EA; Falls Church, VA 22041-3803.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Douglas Hobbs, Designated Federal 
Officer, at the email or mailing address in ADDRESSES, or by telephone 
at (703) 358-2336. Individuals who are hearing impaired or speech 
impaired may call the Federal Relay Service at 800-877-8337 for TTY 
assistance.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Council reports to the Secretary of the 
Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to provide recommendations 
regarding the establishment and implementation of conservation 
endeavors that benefit wildlife resources; encourage partnership among 
the public, sporting conservation organizations, and Federal, State, 
Tribal, and territorial governments; and benefit recreational hunting 
and recreational shooting sports.

Council Duties

    The Council conducts its operations in accordance with the 
provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA; 5 U.S.C. App.). 
It reports to the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of 
Agriculture. The Council functions solely as an advisory body. The 
duties of the Council include:
    (a) Assessing and quantifying implementation of Executive Order 
13443 and Secretary's Orders 3347 and 3356 across relevant departments, 
agencies, and offices, and making recommendations to enhance and expand 
their implementation as identified; and
    (b) Making recommendations regarding policies and programs that:

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    1. Conserve and restore wetlands, agricultural lands, grasslands, 
forests, and rangeland habitats;
    2. Promote opportunities and expand access to hunting and shooting 
sports on public and private lands;
    3. Encourage hunting and shooting safety by developing ranges on 
public lands;
    4. Recruit and retain new shooters and hunters;
    5. Increase public awareness of the importance of wildlife 
conservation and the social and economic benefits of hunting and 
shooting; and
    6. Encourage coordination among the public; hunting and shooting 
sports community; wildlife conservation groups; and Federal, State, 
Tribal, and territorial governments.
    To obtain more information on Council duties and to see a copy of 
the Council's charter, visit the Council website at https://www.fws.gov/hsscc/.

Member Terms and Vacancies To Fill

    We are requesting nominations to fill vacancies to represent the 
following organizations/entities:
     U.S. hunters actively engaged in domestic and/or 
international hunting conservation;
     Archery, hunting, and/or shooting sports industry;
     Tourism, outfitter, and/or guide industries related to 
hunting and/or shooting sports;
     Tribal resource management organizations;
     Agriculture industry;
     Ranching industry; and
     Veterans' service organizations.

Nomination Method and Eligibility

    Each nomination should include a resume providing an adequate 
description of the nominee's qualifications, including information that 
would enable the Department of the Interior to make an informed 
decision regarding meeting the membership requirements of the Council 
and allow the Department of the Interior to contact a potential member. 
Current members are eligible to be nominated for reappointment to the 
Council.

(Authority: 5 U.S.C. Appendix 2)

Douglas Hobbs,
Acting Assistant Director--External Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2020-04463 Filed 3-4-20; 8:45 am]
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