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: National Marine Sanctuary Permits.
Form Number(s): None.
OMB Approval Number: 0648-0141.
Type of Request: Regular submission.
Burden Hours: 1,138.
Number of Respondents: 381.
Average Hours Per Response: 1 hour and 20 minutes.
Needs and Uses: The National Marine Sanctuary (NMS) regulations list specific activities that are prohibited in the sanctuaries. These otherwise prohibited activities are permissible if a permit is issued by the NMS program. The persons wanting permits must submit applications, and persons obtaining permits must submit reports on the activity conducted under the permit. The information is needed by NMS to protect and manage the sanctuaries.
Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations; Individuals or households; Not-for-profit institutions; Federal government; State, local or tribal government.
Frequency: Annually and on occasion.
Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits.
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: April 14, 2005.
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 05-7776 Filed 4-18-05; 8:45 am]
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