[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 203 (Friday, October 19, 2012)]
[Page 64311]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-25759]

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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: Understanding Recreational Angler Attitudes and Preferences 
for Saltwater Fishing.
    OMB Control Number: None.
    Form Number(s): NA.
    Type of Request: Regular submission (request for a new information 
    Number of Respondents: 6,541.
    Average Hours per Response: 20 minutes.
    Burden Hours: 2,180.
    Needs and Uses: This request is for a new collection of 
    The objective of the survey will be to understand the range of 
attitudes, preferences, and concerns that recreational anglers hold 
towards saltwater fishing. NOAA is conducting this survey to improve 
its understanding of anglers' expectations and how they may change with 
fish stock recovery. As more stocks recover, the survey is well-timed 
to inform fisheries management on anglers' satisfaction with current 
management and the types of goals and objectives that should be pursued 
(e.g., in developing guidelines). Results of the survey will be used to 
inform fisheries management and planning and establish a baseline for 
outreach and education.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Frequency: One time.
    Respondent's Obligation: Voluntary.
    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: October 16, 2012.
Gwellnar Banks,
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2012-25759 Filed 10-18-12; 8:45 am]