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, 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 Charles L. Cooper, Financial Services Division, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service, 1315 East West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910 (phone 301-713-2396).End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
U.S. commercial fishermen may file claims for compensation for losses or damage to fishing gear or vessels, plus 50 percent of resulting economic losses, attributable to oil and gas activities on the U.S. outer continental shelf. To obtain compensation applicants must comply with requirements set forth in 50 CFR part 296. The requirements include a report within 15 days of the incident to gain a presumption of causation and an application form.
II. Method of Collection
Paper forms are used.
OMB Number: 0648-0082.
Form Number: NOAA Forms 88-164, 88-166.
Type of Review: Regular submission.
Affected Public: Individuals or households, business or other for-profit organizations.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 200.
Estimated Time Per Response: 10 hours for an application, 5 minutes for a 15-day report.
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,017.
Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $750.
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: May1, 2001.
Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 01-11551 Filed 5-7-01; 8:45 am]
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