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: High Seas Fishing Vessel Reporting Requirements.
Form Number(s): None.
OMB Approval Number: 0648-0349.
Type of Request: Regular submission.
Burden Hours: 850.
Number of Respondents: 550.
Average Hours Per Response: 4 minutes.
Needs and Uses: The vessels licensed under the High Sea Fishing Compliance Act are required to report their catch and effort when fishing on the high seas. Monthly negative reports are required if not fishing. These logbooks are not required if the vessel is already reporting catches and effort under other NOAA regulations. The information is needed for fishery management and to provide data to international organizations.
Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.
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 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 30, 2005.
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 05-6671 Filed 4-4-05; 8:45 am]
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