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: Foreign Fishing Vessel Permit Applications.
Form Number(s): None.
OMB Approval Number: 0648-0089.
Type of Request: Regular submission.
Burden Hours: 8.
Number of Respondents: 7.
Average Hours Per Response: Transshipment permit applications, 45 minutes; joint venture permit applications, 2 hours; directed fishing permit applications, 1.5 hours.
Needs and Uses: Section 204 of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act provides for the issuance of fishing permits to foreign vessels. The information contained in the applications is needed by NOAA to evaluate and determine eligibility of applications for permits.
Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.
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 15, 2008.
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. E8-8412 Filed 4-18-08; 8:45 am]
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