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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: Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument Permit Application and Reports for Permits (formerly known as Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Marine National Monument).

OMB Control Number: 0648-0548.

Form Number(s): NA.

Type of Request: Regular submission.

Number of Respondents: 192.

Average Hours per Response: Permit applications and reports, 6 hours; VMS certification and entry/exit notices, 5 minutes.

Burden Hours: 1,343.

Needs and Uses: On June 15, 2006, President Bush established the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument under the authority of the Antiquities Act (Act, 16 U.S.C. 431). The proclamation includes restrictions and prohibitions regarding activities in the monument consistent with the authority provided by the Act. Specifically, the proclamation prohibits access to the monument except when passing through without interruption or as allowed under a permit issued by NOAA and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS). Vessels passing through the monument without interruption are required to notify NOAA and FWS upon entering into and leaving the monument. Individuals wishing to access the monument to conduct certain regulated activities must first apply for and be granted a permit issued by NOAA and FWS to certify compliance with vessel monitoring system requirements, monument regulations, and best management practices.

Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations; not-for-profit institutions; State, Local and Tribal government, individuals and households.

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.

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Dated: April 19, 2010.

Gwellnar Banks,

Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.

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[FR Doc. 2010-9332 Filed 4-21-10; 8:45 am]

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