[Federal Register Volume 61, Number 222 (Friday, November 15, 1996)]
[Notices]
[Pages 58587-58588]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 96-29279]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service


Information Collection Request for Emergency Approval

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service; Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces that the Fish and Wildlife Service 
(Service) has submitted a proposal for the collection of information 
described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for 
emergency approval under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act 
of 1995. Copies of the information collection requirement, related 
forms and explanatory material, may be obtained by contacting the 
Service's Information Collection Clearance Officer at the phone number 
listed below. The Service is soliciting comments and suggestions on the 
requirement as described below.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before November 22, 1996.

ADDRESSES: Comments should be sent to the Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk 
Officer for the Interior Department, Washington, DC 20503; and a copy 
of the comments should be sent to the Information Collection Clearance 
Officer, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, (MS 224 ARLSQ), 1849 C Street, 
NW., Washington, DC 20240.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Phyllis H. Cook, Service Information Collection Clearance Officer, 703/
358-1943; 703/358-2269 (fax).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

    Comments are invited on: (1) the accuracy of the agency's estimate 
of the burden of the proposed collection of information; and, (2) ways 
to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents.
    Title: Application for National Wildlife Refuge Use Supplemental

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Application for National Wildlife Refuge Use in Alaska.
    OMB Approval Number: 1018-0014.
    Abstract: The Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act 
(ANILCA) was signed into law on December 2, 1980. Its broad purpose is 
to provide for the disposition and use of a variety of federally owned 
lands in Alaska. Section 1307 of ANILCA contains two provisions 
concerning persons and entities who are to be given special rights and 
preferences with respect to providing ``visitor services'' in certain 
lands under the administration of the Secretary of the Interior, in 
this context, units of the National Wildlife Refuge System.
    Permit applications will be provided by the Service as requested by 
interested Alaska citizens. The required written forms and/or verbal 
application information will be used by the Service to ensure that the 
applicant is: A member of a Native Corporation; and/or a local 
resident; and/or was engaged in adequately providing visitor services 
on, or before January 1, 1979; and/or is eligible to receive Cook Inlet 
Region rights.
    Frequency of collection: On occasion.
    Description of Respondents: Individuals or households; State, 
local, or Tribal governments; businesses or other for profit and not-
for-profit institutions.
    Estimated Completion Time: The reporting burden for FWS Form 3-2001 
(Application for National Wildlife Refuge Use) and this supplemental 
application form is estimated to be 40 hours.
    Annual Responses: 10.
    Annual Burden Hours: 400 hours.

    Dated: November 6, 1996.
Carolyn A. Bohan,
Assistant Director, Refuges and Wildlife.
[FR Doc. 96-29279 Filed 11-14-96; 8:45 am]
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