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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, Pub. L. 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).
Written comments must be submitted on or before July 9, 2001].
Direct all written comments to Madeleine Clayton, Departmental Paperwork 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 Alvin Katekaru, F/SWRX1, Room 1110, 1601 Kapiolani Blvd., Honolulu, HI 96814-4700 (phone 808-973-2937).End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Regulations at 50 CFR 660.16 require that all vessels with Federal permits to fish in the Southwest display the vessel’s official number. Regulations are 50 CFR 300.35 require that vessels in the South Pacific tuna purse seine fishery must display their international radio call sign on the hull, the deck, and on the sides of auxiliary equipment such as skiffs and helicopters. The numbers must be in a specific size at specified locations. The display of the identifying number aids in fishery law enforcement.
II. Method of Collection
No information is collected.
OMB Number: 0648-0361.
Form Number: None.
Type of Review: Regular submission.
Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations, individuals or households.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 356.
Estimated Time Per Response: 45 minutes (15 minutes for each of three markings) for non-purse seine vessels, 1 hour and 15 minutes for purse seine vessels.
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 286.
Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $6,800.
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: May 1, 2001.
Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 01-11550 Filed 5-7-01; 8:45 am]
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