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: NOAA Space-Based Data Collection System (DCS) Agreements.
OMB Control Number: 0648-0157.
Form Number(s): NA.
Type of Request: Regular submission (extension of a current information collection).
Number of Respondents: 415.
Average Hours per Response: 68 minutes.
Burden Hours: 471.
Needs and Uses: This request is for extension of an existing information collection.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) operates two space-based data collection systems (DCS), the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) DCS and the Polar-Orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite (POES) DCS, also known as the Argos system. NOAA allows users access to the DCS if they meet certain criteria. The applicants must submit information to ensure that they meet these criteria. NOAA does not approve agreements where there is a commercial service available to fulfill the user's requirements.
Affected Public: Individuals or households; business or other for-profit organizations; not-for-profit institutions; state, local or tribal government; federal government.
Frequency: Annually, every three years, every five years.
Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain or maintain benefits.
This information collection request may be viewed at reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to review Department of Commerce collections under review.
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 or fax no. (202) 395-5806.
Dated: February 18, 2014.
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2014-03795 Filed 2-21-14; 8:45 am]
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