Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Report of Whaling Operations, 54434 [2021-21392]

Download as PDF 54434 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 188 / Friday, October 1, 2021 / Notices sanctuaries is through the formation of advisory councils. The Sanctuary System Business Advisory Council (council) has been formed to provide advice and recommendations to the Director regarding the relationship of ONMS with the business community. Additional information on the council can be found at https://sanctuaries.noaa.gov/ management/bac/. Matters to be discussed: The meeting will include updates from ONMS, a presentation from a sanctuary site, and updates from all working groups. For a complete agenda, including times and topics, please visit https:// sanctuaries.noaa.gov/management/bac/ meetings.html. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1431, et seq. John Armor, Director, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 2021–21389 Filed 9–30–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–NK–P 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; Report of Whaling Operations 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 May 28, 2021 (86 FR 28763) during a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. Title: Report of Whaling Operations. OMB Control Number: 0648–0311. Form Number(s): None. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:38 Sep 30, 2021 Jkt 256001 Type of Request: Regular submission, extension of a current information collection. Number of Respondents: 166 (165 whaling captains, one Native American whaling organization). Average Hours per Response: 30 minutes for reports on whales struck or on recovery of dead whales, including providing the information to the relevant Native American whaling organization; 5 minutes for the relevant Native American whaling organization to type in each report; and 2.5 hours for the relevant Native American whaling organization to consolidate and submit reports. Total Annual Burden Hours: 61. Needs and Uses: This request is for extension of a current information collection. Native Americans may conduct certain aboriginal subsistence whaling under the Whaling Convention Act in accordance with the provisions of the International Whaling Commission (IWC). In order to respond to obligations under the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling, the IWC, and the Whaling Convention Act, whaling captains participating in these operations must submit certain information to the relevant Native American whaling organization about strikes on and catch of whales. Anyone retrieving a dead whale is also required to report. Captains must place a distinctive permanent identification mark on any harpoon, lance, or explosive dart used, as well as provide information on the mark and selfidentification information. The relevant Native American whaling organization receives the reports, compiles them, and submits the information to NOAA. The information is used to monitor the hunt and to ensure that quotas are not exceeded. The information is also provided to the IWC, which uses it to monitor compliance with its requirements. Affected Public: Individuals or households; State, Local, or Tribal government. Frequency: Reporting by whaling captains occurs after each strike or landing and is submitted to the relevant Native American whaling organization. The Native American whaling organization may submit interim reports every month and additionally once at the end of each hunting season (Spring and Fall). Respondent’s Obligation: Mandatory. Legal Authority: Whaling Convention Act (16 U.S.C. 916–9161). This information collection request may be viewed at www.reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view the PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 0648–0311. Sheleen Dumas, Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Commerce Department. [FR Doc. 2021–21392 Filed 9–30–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XB475] South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Hearings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public hearings. AGENCY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold four in-person public hearings pertaining to Amendment 32 to the Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for Coastal Migratory Pelagic Resources in the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Region. The amendment addresses modifications to the Gulf of Mexico Migratory Group Cobia catch limits, possession limits, size limits, and framework procedure. DATES: The public hearings will take place October 18–21, 2021. The public hearings will begin at 6 p.m., EST. For specific dates and times, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: Council address: South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N Charleston, SC 29405. Meeting addresses: The public hearings will be held in Key West, FL; Jupiter, FL; Cocoa Beach, FL; and Jacksonville, FL. For specific locations, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kim Iverson, Public Information Officer, SAFMC; phone: (843) 571–4366 or toll SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\01OCN1.SGM 01OCN1

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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; Report of Whaling Operations

    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 May 28, 2021 (86 FR 28763) during a 60-day comment 
period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public 
comments.
    Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 
Commerce.
    Title: Report of Whaling Operations.
    OMB Control Number: 0648-0311.
    Form Number(s): None.
    Type of Request: Regular submission, extension of a current 
information collection.
    Number of Respondents: 166 (165 whaling captains, one Native 
American whaling organization).
    Average Hours per Response: 30 minutes for reports on whales struck 
or on recovery of dead whales, including providing the information to 
the relevant Native American whaling organization; 5 minutes for the 
relevant Native American whaling organization to type in each report; 
and 2.5 hours for the relevant Native American whaling organization to 
consolidate and submit reports.
    Total Annual Burden Hours: 61.
    Needs and Uses: This request is for extension of a current 
information collection.
    Native Americans may conduct certain aboriginal subsistence whaling 
under the Whaling Convention Act in accordance with the provisions of 
the International Whaling Commission (IWC). In order to respond to 
obligations under the International Convention for the Regulation of 
Whaling, the IWC, and the Whaling Convention Act, whaling captains 
participating in these operations must submit certain information to 
the relevant Native American whaling organization about strikes on and 
catch of whales. Anyone retrieving a dead whale is also required to 
report. Captains must place a distinctive permanent identification mark 
on any harpoon, lance, or explosive dart used, as well as provide 
information on the mark and self-identification information. The 
relevant Native American whaling organization receives the reports, 
compiles them, and submits the information to NOAA. The information is 
used to monitor the hunt and to ensure that quotas are not exceeded. 
The information is also provided to the IWC, which uses it to monitor 
compliance with its requirements.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households; State, Local, or Tribal 
government.
    Frequency: Reporting by whaling captains occurs after each strike 
or landing and is submitted to the relevant Native American whaling 
organization. The Native American whaling organization may submit 
interim reports every month and additionally once at the end of each 
hunting season (Spring and Fall).
    Respondent's Obligation: Mandatory.
    Legal Authority: Whaling Convention Act (16 U.S.C. 916-9161).
    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 0648-0311.

Sheleen Dumas,
Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information 
Officer, Commerce Department.
[FR Doc. 2021-21392 Filed 9-30-21; 8:45 am]
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