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The Department of Commerce has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35).

Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Title: Information for Share Transfer in Wreckfish Fishery.

Form Number(s): None.

OMB Approval Number: 0648-0262.

Type of Request: Regular submission.

Burden Hours: 1.

Number of Respondents: 4.

Average Hours Per Response: 15 minutes.

Needs and Uses: The individual transferable quota system in the Southeast wreckfish fishery is based on percentage shares. Persons holding shares may sell or otherwise transfer them to others, but information about the proposed transfer must be provided to NOAA. The information is needed to manage the quota system, and information about the sales price is used in economic analyses.

Affected Public: Business and other for-profit organizations, and individuals.

Frequency: On occasion.

Respondent's Obligation: Mandatory.

OMB Desk Officer: David Rostker, (202) 395-3897.

Copies of the above information collection proposal can be obtained by calling or writing Madeleine Clayton, DOC Forms Clearance Officer, (202) 482-3129, Department of Commerce, Room 6086, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at

Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to David Rostker, OMB Desk Officer, Room 10202, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503.

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Dated: October 6, 2000

Madeleine Clayton,

Departmental Forms Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer.

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FR Doc. 00-26356 Filed 10-12-00; 8:45 am]