[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 106 (Friday, June 1, 2012)]
[Page 32497]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-13323]



Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

    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: List of Gear by Fisheries and Fishery Management Council.
    OMB Control Number: 0648-0436.
    Form Number(s): None.
    Type of Request: Regular submission (extension of a current 
information collection).
    Number of Respondents: 6.
    Average Hours per Response: 1 hour, 30 minutes.
    Burden Hours: 9.
    Needs and Uses: This request is for extension of a currently 
approved information collection.
    Under the provisions of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery and 
Conservation and Management Act (Magnuson-Stevens Act) [16 U.S.C. 1801 
et seq.], as amended by the Sustainable Fisheries Act [Pub. L. 104-
297], the Secretary of Commerce (Secretary) is required to publish a 
list of all fisheries under authority of each Regional Fishery 
Management Council (Council) and all such fishing gear used in such 
fisheries (see section 305(a) of the Magnuson-Stevens Act). The list 
has been published and appears in 50 CFR 600.725(v). Any person wishing 
to use gear not on the list, or engage in a fishery not on the list, 
must provide the appropriate Council or the Secretary, in the case of 
Atlantic highly migratory species with 90 days of advance notice. If 
the Secretary takes no action to prohibit such a fishery or use of such 
a gear, the person may proceed.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits.
    OMB Desk Officer: [email protected].
    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 
[email protected]).
    Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information 
collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice 
to [email protected].

    Dated: May 29, 2012.
Gwellnar Banks,
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2012-13323 Filed 5-31-12; 8:45 am]