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: Economic Expenditure Survey of Wreckfish (EESW) in the U.S. South Atlantic Region.
OMB Control Number: None.
Form Number(s): NA.
Type of Request: Regular submission (request for a new information collection).
Number of Respondents: 9.
Average Hours Per Response: 1 hour.
Burden Hours: 9.
Needs and Uses: This request is for a new information collection.
The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) proposes to collect economic information from wreckfish landing commercial fishermen in the United States (U.S.) South Atlantic region. The data gathered will be used to evaluate the likely economic impacts of management proposals. In addition, the information will be used to satisfy legal mandates under Executive Order 12898, the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.), the Regulatory Flexibility Act, the Endangered Species Act, and the National Environmental Policy Act, and other pertinent statutes.
Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.
Respondent's Obligation: Voluntary.
OMB Desk Officer: OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov.
Copies of the above information collection proposal can be obtained by calling or writing Jennifer Jessup, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, (202) 482-0336, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at JJessup@doc.gov).
Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov.
Dated: April 3, 2013.
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-08165 Filed 4-8-13; 8:45 am]
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