National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
Proposed information collection; comment request.
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).
Written comments must be submitted on or before March 2, 2001.
Direct all written comments to Madeleine Clayton, Departmental Forms Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6086, 14th and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington DC 20230 (or via Internet at MClayton@doc.gov).Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument(s) and instructions should be directed to Robert Sadler, Southeast Regional Office, 9721 Executive Center Drive, St. Petersburg, FL 33702, phone 727-570-5326.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
A supplemental form will be used with the existing required logbook form to collect information on the species and quantities of fish, marine mammals, and sea turtles that are caught and discarded by vessels that have been issued a Federal permit for Gulf of Mexico reef fish, South Atlantic snapper-grouper, king mackerel, Spanish mackerel, or sharks. The information will be used to help manage fisheries and the protection of marine mammals and endangered species.
II. Method of Collection
Forms will be submitted as attachments to logbooks.
OMB Number: None.
Form Number: None.
Type of Review: Regular submission.
Affected Public: Business and other for-profit organizations.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 4,000.
Estimated Time Per Response: 5 minutes.
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,000.
Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0.
IV. Request for Comments
Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record.Start Signature
Dated: December 21, 2000.
Departmental Forms Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 00-33448 Filed 12-29-00; 8:45 am]
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