Federal Register: June 5, 2001 (Volume 66, Number 108)
DOCID: FR Doc 01-14130
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
DOCUMENT ID: [I.D. 053101E]
ACTION: Agency information collection activities:
DOCUMENT ACTION: Proposed information collection; comment request.
Southeast Region Vessel Identification Requirements
DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before August 6, 2001.
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and
respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Pub. L. 10413 (44 U.S.C. 3506 (c)(2)(A)).
Proposed collection; comment request,
Regulations at 50 CFR 622.6 and 640.6 require that all vessels with Federal permits to fish in the Southeast, and all vessels that fish for or possess shrimp in the Gulf Exclusive Economic Zone, display the vessel's official number. The numbers must be in a specific size at specified locations. The display of the identifying number aids in fishery law enforcement.
II. Method of Collection
No information is collected. The official number must be displayed
on the port and starboard sides of the deckhouse or hull and on a weather deck.
OMB Number: 06480358.
Form Number: None.
Type of Review: Regular submission.
Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations, individuals or households.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 7,000.
Estimated Time Per Response: 45 minutes (15 minutes for each of three markings).
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 5,250.
Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $210,000. IV. Request for Comments
Comments are invited on: (a) whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record.
Dated: May 29, 2001.
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 0114130 Filed 6401; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 351022S
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT
Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument(s) and instructions should be directed to Robert Sadler, NMFS, 9721 Executive Center Drive N., St. Petersburg, FL 33702; phone 7275705326.