Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Greater Atlantic Region Logbook Family of Forms, 83519 [2020-28217]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 246 / Tuesday, December 22, 2020 / Notices 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; Greater Atlantic Region Logbook Family of Forms National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of Information Collection, request for comment. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), invites 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. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB. DATES: To ensure consideration, comments regarding this proposed information collection must be received on or before February 22, 2021. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments to Adrienne Thomas, NOAA PRA Officer, at Adrienne.thomas@noaa.gov. Please reference OMB Control Number 0648– 0212 in the subject line of your comments. Do not submit Confidential Business Information or otherwise sensitive or protected information. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to James StCyr, Greater Atlantic Regional Office, Analysis & Program Support Division, Data Processing & Quality Branch, 55 Great Republic Dr, Gloucester, MA 01930, (978) 281–9369 or james.stcyr@noaa.gov. SUMMARY: jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION I. Abstract This request is for the revision of a current information collection. Under the provisions of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is responsible for management of the nation’s marine fisheries. Fishing vessels permitted to participate in federally permitted fisheries in the VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:30 Dec 21, 2020 Jkt 253001 Greater Atlantic Region are required to submit logbooks containing catch and effort information about their fishing trips. Participants in the tilefish and open access herring fisheries are also required to make reports on the catch, which are currently submitted via an Interactive Voice Response (IVR) system. In addition, vessels fishing under the Exempted Fishing Permit (EFP) or Mid-Atlantic Research SetAside (RSA) programs are required to submit research catch information through the IVR system. The IVR system will be taken offline in 2021 and reports will need to be submitted using our web based system, Fish Online. The information submitted is used by several offices of the NOAA Fisheries Service, the U.S. Coast Guard, the Councils, and state fishery enforcement agencies under contract to the NOAA Fisheries Service in order to develop, implement, and monitor fishery management strategies. This action seeks to revise Paperwork Reduction Act clearance for the impacted requirements. II. Method of Collection Information is collected through an Interactive Voice Response (IVR) system. III. Data OMB Control Number: 0648–0212. Form Number(s): 80–30, 80–140. Type of Review: Regular submission [revision of a current information collection]. Affected Public: Individuals or households; business or other for-profit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,299. Estimated Time per Response: 5 minutes for VTRs; 12.5 minutes for the Shellfish Log; 3 minutes standardized response time for the 6 web forms— Soawning Blocks, Monkfish DAS, EFP, Herring, RSA, and Tilefish). Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 10,487. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $58,653. Respondent’s Obligation: Mandatory. Legal Authority: Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act. IV. Request for Comments We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department/Bureau to: (a) Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is necessary for the proper functions of the Department, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the time and PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 83519 cost burden for this proposed collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) Evaluate ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of public record. We will include or summarize each comment in our request to OMB to approve this ICR. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you may ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Sheleen Dumas, Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Commerce Department. [FR Doc. 2020–28217 Filed 12–21–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XA718] Endangered and Threatened Species; Take of Anadromous Fish National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice; availability of a proposed evaluation and pending determination and permit application for public comment. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that a proposed evaluation and pending determination (PEPD) is available for public comment on a hatchery and genetic management plan (HGMP) for Skykomish River steelhead submitted under limit 6 of the Endangered Species Act (ESA) 4(d) Rule. NMFS is also making an ESA section 10(a)(1)(A) permit application available for public comment. The permit application is for a trap and haul operation at Sunset Falls, also on the Skykomish River in Washington State. DATES: Comments must be received at the appropriate address (see ADDRESSES) SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\22DEN1.SGM 22DEN1

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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; Greater Atlantic Region Logbook Family of Forms

AGENCY: National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of Information Collection, request for comment.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), invites 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. The 
purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment 
preceding submission of the collection to OMB.

DATES: To ensure consideration, comments regarding this proposed 
information collection must be received on or before February 22, 2021.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments to 
Adrienne Thomas, NOAA PRA Officer, at [email protected]. Please 
reference OMB Control Number 0648-0212 in the subject line of your 
comments. Do not submit Confidential Business Information or otherwise 
sensitive or protected information.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should 
be directed to James StCyr, Greater Atlantic Regional Office, Analysis 
& Program Support Division, Data Processing & Quality Branch, 55 Great 
Republic Dr, Gloucester, MA 01930, (978) 281-9369 or 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION

I. Abstract

    This request is for the revision of a current information 
collection. Under the provisions of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery 
Conservation and Management Act (16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.), the National 
Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) National Marine 
Fisheries Service (NMFS) is responsible for management of the nation's 
marine fisheries. Fishing vessels permitted to participate in federally 
permitted fisheries in the Greater Atlantic Region are required to 
submit logbooks containing catch and effort information about their 
fishing trips. Participants in the tilefish and open access herring 
fisheries are also required to make reports on the catch, which are 
currently submitted via an Interactive Voice Response (IVR) system. In 
addition, vessels fishing under the Exempted Fishing Permit (EFP) or 
Mid-Atlantic Research Set-Aside (RSA) programs are required to submit 
research catch information through the IVR system. The IVR system will 
be taken offline in 2021 and reports will need to be submitted using 
our web based system, Fish Online. The information submitted is used by 
several offices of the NOAA Fisheries Service, the U.S. Coast Guard, 
the Councils, and state fishery enforcement agencies under contract to 
the NOAA Fisheries Service in order to develop, implement, and monitor 
fishery management strategies. This action seeks to revise Paperwork 
Reduction Act clearance for the impacted requirements.

II. Method of Collection

    Information is collected through an Interactive Voice Response 
(IVR) system.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0648-0212.
    Form Number(s): 80-30, 80-140.
    Type of Review: Regular submission [revision of a current 
information collection].
    Affected Public: Individuals or households; business or other for-
profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,299.
    Estimated Time per Response: 5 minutes for VTRs; 12.5 minutes for 
the Shellfish Log; 3 minutes standardized response time for the 6 web 
forms--Soawning Blocks, Monkfish DAS, EFP, Herring, RSA, and Tilefish).
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 10,487.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $58,653.
    Respondent's Obligation: Mandatory.
    Legal Authority: Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and 
Management Act.

IV. Request for Comments

    We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department/Bureau 
to: (a) Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is 
necessary for the proper functions of the Department, including whether 
the information will have practical utility; (b) 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; (c) Evaluate ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of 
the information to be collected; and (d) Minimize the reporting burden 
on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology.
    Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of 
public record. We will include or summarize each comment in our request 
to OMB to approve this ICR. Before including your address, phone 
number, email address, or other personal identifying information in 
your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment--including 
your personal identifying information--may be made publicly available 
at any time. While you may ask us in your comment to withhold your 
personal identifying information from public review, we cannot 
guarantee that we will be able to do so.

Sheleen Dumas,
Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information 
Officer, Commerce Department.
[FR Doc. 2020-28217 Filed 12-21-20; 8:45 am]
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