60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Advance Notification Form: Tourist and Other Non-Governmental Activities in the Antarctic Treaty Area, 80883 [2020-27358]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 240 / Monday, December 14, 2020 / Notices • Send an email to rule-comments@ sec.gov. Please include File Number SR– EMERALD–2020–15 on the subject line. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Paper Comments 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Advance Notification Form: Tourist and Other Non-Governmental Activities in the Antarctic Treaty Area • Send paper comments in triplicate to Secretary, Securities and Exchange Commission, 100 F Street NE, Washington, DC 20549–1090. All submissions should refer to File Number SR–EMERALD–2020–15. This file number should be included on the subject line if email is used. To help the Commission process and review your comments more efficiently, please use only one method. The Commission will post all comments on the Commission’s internet website (http://www.sec.gov/ rules/sro.shtml). Copies of the submission, all subsequent amendments, all written statements with respect to the proposed rule change that are filed with the Commission, and all written communications relating to the proposed rule change between the Commission and any person, other than those that may be withheld from the public in accordance with the provisions of 5 U.S.C. 552, will be available for website viewing and printing in the Commission’s Public Reference Room, 100 F Street NE, Washington, DC 20549, on official business days between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Copies of the filing also will be available for inspection and copying at the principal office of the Exchange. All comments received will be posted without change. Persons submitting comments are cautioned that we do not redact or edit personal identifying information from comment submissions. You should submit only information that you wish to make available publicly. All submissions should refer to File Number SR–EMERALD–2020–15 and should be submitted on or before January 4, 2021. For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.39 J. Matthew DeLesDernier, Assistant Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–27391 Filed 12–11–20; 8:45 am] jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 8011–01–P 39 17 CFR 200.30–3(a)(12). VerDate Sep<11>2014 02:51 Dec 12, 2020 Jkt 253001 [Public Notice 11261] Notice of request for public comment. ACTION: The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we are requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals and organizations. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB. DATES: The Department will accept comments from the public up to February 12, 2021. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • Web: Persons with access to the internet may comment on this notice by going to www.Regulations.gov. You can search for the document by entering ‘‘Docket Number: DOS–2020–0051’’ in the Search field. Then click the ‘‘Comment Now’’ button and complete the comment form. • Email: Antarctica@state.gov. • Regular Mail: Send written comments to: William Muntean, Senior Advisor for Antarctica, Office of Ocean and Polar Affairs, Room 2665, Bureau of Oceans, Environment and Science, U.S. Department of State, 2201 C Street NW, Washington ,DC 20520. You must include the DS form number, information collection title, and the OMB control number in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: • Title of Information Collection: ADVANCE NOTIFICATION FORM: Tourist and Other Non-Governmental Activities in the Antarctic Treaty Area. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0181. • Type of Request: Revision of a Currently Approved Collection. • Originating Office: Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs (OES/OPA). • Form Number: DS–4131. • Respondents: Operators of Antarctic expeditions organized in or proceeding from the United States. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 25. • Estimated Number of Responses: 25. • Average Time per Response: 9 hours. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00123 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 80883 • Total Estimated Burden Time: 225 hours • Frequency: On occasion. • Obligation to Respond: Required to comply with Article VII(5)(a) of the Antarctic Treaty and associated documents. We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to: • Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is necessary for the proper functions of the Department. • Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the time and cost burden for this proposed collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used. • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected. • Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Please note that comments submitted in response to this Notice are public record. Before including any detailed personal information, you should be aware that your comments as submitted, including your personal information, will be available for public review. Abstract of Proposed Collection Information solicited on the Advance Notification Form (DS–4131) provides the U.S. Government with information on tourist and other non-governmental expeditions to the Antarctic Treaty area. The U.S. Government needs this information to comply with Article VII(5)(a) of the Antarctic Treaty and associated documents. Methodology The Form DS–4131 is available by download from the Department’s website. The information will be submitted by U.S. organizers of tourist and other non-governmental expeditions to Antarctica by means of this form. The form should be submitted via email, although signed originals submitted by regular mail are also valid. Evan T. Bloom, Director. [FR Doc. 2020–27358 Filed 12–11–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–09–P E:\FR\FM\14DEN1.SGM 14DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 11261]


60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Advance 
Notification Form: Tourist and Other Non-Governmental Activities in the 
Antarctic Treaty Area

ACTION: Notice of request for public comment.

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SUMMARY: The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. 
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we are 
requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals 
and organizations. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for 
public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.

DATES: The Department will accept comments from the public up to 
February 12, 2021.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods:
     Web: Persons with access to the internet may comment on 
this notice by going to www.Regulations.gov. You can search for the 
document by entering ``Docket Number: DOS-2020-0051'' in the Search 
field. Then click the ``Comment Now'' button and complete the comment 
form.
     Email: [email protected].
     Regular Mail: Send written comments to: William Muntean, 
Senior Advisor for Antarctica, Office of Ocean and Polar Affairs, Room 
2665, Bureau of Oceans, Environment and Science, U.S. Department of 
State, 2201 C Street NW, Washington ,DC 20520.
You must include the DS form number, information collection title, and 
the OMB control number in any correspondence.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
     Title of Information Collection: ADVANCE NOTIFICATION 
FORM: Tourist and Other Non-Governmental Activities in the Antarctic 
Treaty Area.
     OMB Control Number: 1405-0181.
     Type of Request: Revision of a Currently Approved 
Collection.
     Originating Office: Bureau of Oceans and International 
Environmental and Scientific Affairs (OES/OPA).
     Form Number: DS-4131.
     Respondents: Operators of Antarctic expeditions organized 
in or proceeding from the United States.
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 25.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 25.
     Average Time per Response: 9 hours.
     Total Estimated Burden Time: 225 hours
     Frequency: On occasion.
     Obligation to Respond: Required to comply with Article 
VII(5)(a) of the Antarctic Treaty and associated documents.
    We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to:
     Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is 
necessary for the proper functions of the Department.
     Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the time and cost 
burden for this proposed collection, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used.
     Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected.
     Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond, 
including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of 
information technology.

Please note that comments submitted in response to this Notice are 
public record. Before including any detailed personal information, you 
should be aware that your comments as submitted, including your 
personal information, will be available for public review.

Abstract of Proposed Collection

    Information solicited on the Advance Notification Form (DS-4131) 
provides the U.S. Government with information on tourist and other non-
governmental expeditions to the Antarctic Treaty area. The U.S. 
Government needs this information to comply with Article VII(5)(a) of 
the Antarctic Treaty and associated documents.

Methodology

    The Form DS-4131 is available by download from the Department's 
website. The information will be submitted by U.S. organizers of 
tourist and other non-governmental expeditions to Antarctica by means 
of this form. The form should be submitted via email, although signed 
originals submitted by regular mail are also valid.

Evan T. Bloom,
Director.
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