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).Start Printed Page 35635
Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
Title: Northwest Region Gear Identification Requirements.
OMB Control Number: 0648-0352.
Form Number(s): None.
Type of Request: Regular submission.
Burden Hours: 1,782.
Number of Respondents: 548.
Average Hours per Response: 15 minutes.
Needs and Uses: The regulations implementing the Pacific Coast Groundfish Fishery Management Plan at 50 CFR 660.382 and 660.383 specify that vessels participating in this fishery are required to mark their fixed gear with an identifying number. This number is used by NOAA, the U.S. Coast Guard, and other agencies for fishery enforcement activities.
Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.
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: June 19, 2008.
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. E8-14243 Filed 6-23-08; 8:45 am]
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