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Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

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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: Greater Atlantic Region Dealer Purchase Reports.

OMB Control Number: 0648-0229.

Form Number(s): None.

Type of Request: Regular (extension of a currently approved information collection).

Number of Respondents: 657.

Average Hours per Response: 4 minutes.

Burden Hours: 2,278.

Needs and Uses: This request is for extension of a currently approved information collection.

Federally permitted dealers, and any individual acting in the capacity of a dealer, must submit to the Regional Administrator or to the official designee a detailed report of all fish purchased or received for a commercial purpose, other than solely for transport on land, by one of the available electronic reporting mechanisms approved by National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS). The information obtained is used by economists, biologists, and managers in the management of the fisheries. The data collection parameters are consistent with the current requirements for Federal dealers under the authority of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act.

Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations; individuals or households.

Frequency: Weekly.

Respondent's Obligation: Mandatory.

This information collection request may be viewed at Follow the instructions to view Department of Commerce collections currently under review by OMB.

Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to or fax to (202) 395-5806.

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Dated: January 11, 2018.

Sarah Brabson,

NOAA PRA Clearance Officer.

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[FR Doc. 2018-00690 Filed 1-16-18; 8:45 am]