Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; U.S.-Canada Albacore Treaty Reporting System, 37631 [2020-13424]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 121 / Tuesday, June 23, 2020 / Notices expenses and catch distribution (the share of fish that is sold, retained for home consumption, directed to customary exchange, etc.) for the Mariana Archipelago small boat-based reef fish, bottomfish, and pelagics fisheries with which to conduct economic analyses that will improve fishery management in those fisheries; satisfy NMFS’ legal mandates under Executive Order 12866, the MagnusonStevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (U.S.C. 1801 et seq.), the Regulatory Flexibility Act, the Endangered Species Act, and the National Environmental Policy Act; and quantify achievement of the performances measures in the NMFS Strategic Operating Plans. Respondents will include small boat fishers across the Mariana Archipelago (Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands) and their participation in the economic data collection will be voluntary. These data will be used to assess how fishermen will be impacted by and respond to regulations likely to be considered by fishery managers. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Frequency: One time. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. Legal Authority: Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act. This information collection request may be viewed at www.reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view the Department of Commerce collections currently under review by OMB. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be submitted within 30 days of the publication of this notice on the following website www.reginfo.gov/ public/do/PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function and entering either the title of the collection or the OMB Control Number 0648–0755. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Sheleen Dumas, Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Commerce Department. [FR Doc. 2020–13421 Filed 6–22–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:17 Jun 22, 2020 Jkt 250001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; U.S.—Canada Albacore Treaty Reporting System The Department of Commerce will submit the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, on or after the date of publication of this notice. We invite the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. Public comments were previously requested via the Federal Register on February 24, 2020, during a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Title: U.S.—Canada Albacore Treaty Reporting System. OMB Control Number: 0648–0492. Form Number(s): None. Type of Request: Regular (extension of a current information collection). Number of Respondents: 118. Average Hours per Response: 5 minutes for the request to be placed on the eligible list per year; 3 hours for required vessel markings; 5 minutes for logbook entries; 10 minutes for each set of two hail reports for border crossings per year. Burden Hours: 43 hours. Needs and Uses: The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), West Coast Region (WCR), manages the United States (U.S.)-Canada Albacore Tuna Treaty of 1981 (Treaty). Owners of vessels that fish from U.S. West Coast ports for albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) are required to notify the NMFS WCR of their desire to be on the list of vessels provided to Canada each year indicating vessels eligible to fish for albacore tuna in waters under the jurisdiction of Canada. Additionally, vessel operators are required to report in advance their intention to fish in Canadian waters prior to crossing the maritime border as well as to mark their fishing vessels to facilitate enforcement of the effort limits under the Treaty. Vessel operators are also required to maintain and submit a logbook of all PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 37631 catch and fishing effort. The regulations implementing the reporting and vessel marking requirements under the Treaty are at 50 CFR part 300.172–300.176. The estimated burden above includes hours to complete the logbook requirement, although it is assumed that most if not all of the respondents already complete the required logbook under the mandatory West Coast Highly Migratory Species Fishery Management Plan (HMS FMP), OMB Control No. 0648–0223. Duplicate reporting under the Treaty and HMS FMP is not required. Most years, there will be much less fishing (and thus less reporting) under the Treaty than the level on which the estimate is based. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Frequency: Annual. Respondent’s Obligation: Mandatory. Legal Authority: Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Management and Conservation Act. This information collection request may be viewed at www.reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view the Department of Commerce collections currently under review by OMB. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be submitted within 30 days of the publication of this notice on the following website www.reginfo.gov/ public/do/PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function and entering either the title of the collection or the OMB Control Number 0648–0492. Sheleen Dumas, Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Commerce Department. [FR Doc. 2020–13424 Filed 6–22–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XA234] Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. AGENCY: The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will hold a twoday workshop via webinar of its SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\23JNN1.SGM 23JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment 
Request; U.S.--Canada Albacore Treaty Reporting System

    The Department of Commerce will submit the following information 
collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for 
review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995, on or after the date of publication of this notice. We invite the 
general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and 
continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of 
our information collection requirements and minimize the public's 
reporting burden. Public comments were previously requested via the 
Federal Register on February 24, 2020, during a 60-day comment period. 
This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments.
    Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
    Title: U.S.--Canada Albacore Treaty Reporting System.
    OMB Control Number: 0648-0492.
    Form Number(s): None.
    Type of Request: Regular (extension of a current information 
collection).
    Number of Respondents: 118.
    Average Hours per Response: 5 minutes for the request to be placed 
on the eligible list per year; 3 hours for required vessel markings; 5 
minutes for logbook entries; 10 minutes for each set of two hail 
reports for border crossings per year.
    Burden Hours: 43 hours.
    Needs and Uses: The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), West 
Coast Region (WCR), manages the United States (U.S.)-Canada Albacore 
Tuna Treaty of 1981 (Treaty). Owners of vessels that fish from U.S. 
West Coast ports for albacore tuna (Thunnus alalunga) are required to 
notify the NMFS WCR of their desire to be on the list of vessels 
provided to Canada each year indicating vessels eligible to fish for 
albacore tuna in waters under the jurisdiction of Canada. Additionally, 
vessel operators are required to report in advance their intention to 
fish in Canadian waters prior to crossing the maritime border as well 
as to mark their fishing vessels to facilitate enforcement of the 
effort limits under the Treaty. Vessel operators are also required to 
maintain and submit a logbook of all catch and fishing effort. The 
regulations implementing the reporting and vessel marking requirements 
under the Treaty are at 50 CFR part 300.172-300.176.
    The estimated burden above includes hours to complete the logbook 
requirement, although it is assumed that most if not all of the 
respondents already complete the required logbook under the mandatory 
West Coast Highly Migratory Species Fishery Management Plan (HMS FMP), 
OMB Control No. 0648-0223. Duplicate reporting under the Treaty and HMS 
FMP is not required. Most years, there will be much less fishing (and 
thus less reporting) under the Treaty than the level on which the 
estimate is based.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.
    Frequency: Annual.
    Respondent's Obligation: Mandatory.
    Legal Authority: Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Management and 
Conservation Act.
    This information collection request may be viewed at 
www.reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view the Department of 
Commerce collections currently under review by OMB.
    Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information 
collection should be submitted within 30 days of the publication of 
this notice on the following website www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. 
Find this particular information collection by selecting ``Currently 
under 30-day Review--Open for Public Comments'' or by using the search 
function and entering either the title of the collection or the OMB 
Control Number 0648-0492.

Sheleen Dumas,
Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information 
Officer, Commerce Department.
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