The Department of Commerce has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of Start Printed Page 17393information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35).
Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
Title: Processed Products Family of Forms.
Form Number(s): 88-13, 88-13C.
OMB Approval Number: 0648-0018.
Type of Request: Regular submission.
Burden Hours: 680.
Number of Respondents: 1,320.
Average Hours Per Response: NOAA Form 88-13, 30 minutes, and NOAA Form 88-13C, 15 minutes.
Needs and Uses: This is a survey of seafood and industrial fishing processing firms. Firms processing fish from certain fisheries must report on their annual volume, the value of products, and monthly employment figures. The data are used in economic analyses to estimate the capacity and extent to which processors utilize domestic harvest. These analyses are necessary to carry out the provision of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act.
Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.
Frequency: Monthly, annually.
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 Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, (202) 482-0266, Department of Commerce, Room 6625, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at dHynek@doc.gov).
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, FAX number 202-395-7285, or David_Rostker@omb.eop.gov.Start Signature
Dated: March 26, 2004.
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 04-7511 Filed 4-1-04; 8:45 am]
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