Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

Federal Register, Volume 84 Issue 249 (Monday, December 30, 2019)
[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 249 (Monday, December 30, 2019)]
[Page 71902]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office []
[FR Doc No: 2019-28103]
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
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: Fisheries Finance Program Requirements.
    OMB Control Number: 0648-0012.
    Form Number(s): NOAA Form 88-1.
    Type of Request: Regular (revision of a currently approved
    Number of Respondents: 60 new applications, 251 annual respondents.
    Average Hours per Response: 10 hours for new applications, 2 hours
for annual responses.
    Burden Hours: 1,102.
    Needs and Uses: NOAA's Fisheries Finance Program (FFP) is a direct
loan program that receives an annual loan authority from Congress to
provide long-term loans to the commercial fishing and aquaculture
industries. Many of these loans are guaranteed by companies and/or
people (guarantors) associated with the loan applicant. These
guarantors may not be required to sign the loan application. These new
forms (Guarantor Authorization to Obtain Consumer Credit Report and
Conduct a Credit Inquiry) grant the FFP, in writing, permission to
conduct a credit investigation on the guarantors.
    Affected Public: People offering to guarantee a loan made by the
    Frequency: Once, at the time of application.
    Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits.
    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 [email protected] or fax to (202) 395-5806.
Sheleen Dumas,
Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information
Officer, Commerce Department.
[FR Doc. 2019-28103 Filed 12-27-19; 8:45 am]