Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Fisheries Certificate of Origin, 3507 [2022-01253]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 15 / Monday, January 24, 2022 / Notices (302) 526–5251, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: January 18, 2022. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2022–01196 Filed 1–21–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–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; Fisheries Certificate of Origin 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 March 25, 2022. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments to Adrienne Thomas, NOAA PRA Officer, at NOAA.PRA@noaa.gov. Please reference OMB Control Number 0648– 0335 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 specific questions related to collection activities should be directed to Jessica Short, Scientist—TTVP Support, National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), West Coast Region (WCR), 501 West Ocean Boulevard, Suite 4200, Long Beach, CA 90802, (562) 980–4035 or jessica.short@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: jspears on DSK121TN23PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: I. Abstract This request is for an extension of a current information collection VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:11 Jan 21, 2022 Jkt 256001 sponsored by NMFS’ WCR. The information required by the International Dolphin Conservation Program Act, amendment to the Marine Mammal Protection Act, is needed to: (1) Document the dolphin-safe status of tuna import shipments; (2) verify that import shipments of fish were not harvested by large-scale, high seas driftnets; and (3) verify that tuna was not harvested by an embargoed nation or one that is otherwise prohibited from exporting tuna to the United States. Collected information includes the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Entry Identification, date of entry, and contact details on the exporting and importing companies. Collected information also includes harvest characteristics such as fishing vessel name, fishing trip dates, vessel flag, vessel gear type, and ocean area of harvest, as well as the declaration of the dolphin safe status of the shipment, and if applicable, the attachment of required certifications. Forms are submitted by importers and processors. NMFS uses this information to verify the dolphinsafe status of tuna shipments. II. Method of Collection 3507 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. Importing respondents are required to submit the form electronically to U.S. Customs and Border Protection before or at the time of importation via the Automated Commercial Environment as per regulations at 50 CFR 216.24(f)(2). Domestic processors typically submit the forms monthly via email as per regulations at 50 CFR 216.93(d)(2). Sheleen Dumas, Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Commerce Department. III. Data National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration OMB Control Number: 0648–0335. Form Number(s): NOAA Form 370. Type of Review: Regular submission, extension of a current information collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 540. Estimated Time per Response: 25 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 5,833. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0. Respondent’s Obligation: Mandatory. Legal Authority: Marine Mammal Protection Act (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.) and the Dolphin Protection Consumer Information Act (16 U.S.C. 1385). 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, PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [FR Doc. 2022–01253 Filed 1–21–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE [RTID 0648–XB735] Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. AGENCY: The Research Steering Committee (RSC) of the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a workshop to consider the potential redevelopment of the Council’s research set-aside (RSA) program. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for agenda details. DATES: The workshop will be held via webinar on Wednesday, February 16, 2022, from 9 a.m. through 4 p.m. ADDRESSES: The workshop will take place over webinar with a telephoneonly connection option. Details on how to connect to the webinar by computer SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\24JAN1.SGM 24JAN1

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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; Fisheries Certificate of Origin

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 March 25, 2022.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments to 
Adrienne Thomas, NOAA PRA Officer, at [email protected]. Please 
reference OMB Control Number 0648-0335 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 
specific questions related to collection activities should be directed 
to Jessica Short, Scientist--TTVP Support, National Marine Fisheries 
Service (NMFS), West Coast Region (WCR), 501 West Ocean Boulevard, 
Suite 4200, Long Beach, CA 90802, (562) 980-4035 or 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    This request is for an extension of a current information 
collection sponsored by NMFS' WCR. The information required by the 
International Dolphin Conservation Program Act, amendment to the Marine 
Mammal Protection Act, is needed to: (1) Document the dolphin-safe 
status of tuna import shipments; (2) verify that import shipments of 
fish were not harvested by large-scale, high seas driftnets; and (3) 
verify that tuna was not harvested by an embargoed nation or one that 
is otherwise prohibited from exporting tuna to the United States. 
Collected information includes the U.S. Customs and Border Protection 
Entry Identification, date of entry, and contact details on the 
exporting and importing companies.
    Collected information also includes harvest characteristics such as 
fishing vessel name, fishing trip dates, vessel flag, vessel gear type, 
and ocean area of harvest, as well as the declaration of the dolphin 
safe status of the shipment, and if applicable, the attachment of 
required certifications. Forms are submitted by importers and 
processors. NMFS uses this information to verify the dolphin-safe 
status of tuna shipments.

II. Method of Collection

    Importing respondents are required to submit the form 
electronically to U.S. Customs and Border Protection before or at the 
time of importation via the Automated Commercial Environment as per 
regulations at 50 CFR 216.24(f)(2). Domestic processors typically 
submit the forms monthly via email as per regulations at 50 CFR 
216.93(d)(2).

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0648-0335.
    Form Number(s): NOAA Form 370.
    Type of Review: Regular submission, extension of a current 
information collection.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 540.
    Estimated Time per Response: 25 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 5,833.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0.
    Respondent's Obligation: Mandatory.
    Legal Authority: Marine Mammal Protection Act (16 U.S.C. 1361 et 
seq.) and the Dolphin Protection Consumer Information Act (16 U.S.C. 
1385).

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. 2022-01253 Filed 1-21-22; 8:45 am]
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