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The Department of Commerce will submit 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: Southeast Region Dealer and Interview Family of Forms.

Form Number(s): None.

OMB Approval Number: 0648-0013.

Type of Request: Regular submission.

Burden Hours: 1,835.

Number of Respondents: 13,767.

Average Hours Per Response: Interviews and quota-managed dealer reports, 10 minutes; dealer no-purchase reports, 3 minutes; rock shrimp, golden crab and coral dealer reports, 15 minutes; and vessel operational inventory, 5 minutes.

Needs and Uses: The National Marine Fisheries Service, Southeast Fisheries Science Center uses these reporting instruments to collect landings statistics and quota monitoring data from commercial seafood dealers and to conduct interviews with fishermen for effort and fishing locations data. This family of forms includes data collection activities for monitoring fishery quotas, routine collections of monthly statistics from seafood dealers, and interviews with fishermen to collect catch/effort and biological data.

Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations; State, Local or Tribal Government.

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:

Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent Start Printed Page 60626within 30 days of publication of this notice to David Rostker, OMB Desk Officer, Fax number (202) 395-7285, or

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Dated: October 19, 2007.

Gwellnar Banks,

Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.

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[FR Doc. E7-21027 Filed 10-24-07; 8:45 am]