Agency information collection activities: Submission for OMB review; comment request,

[Federal Register: July 13, 1998 (Volume 63, Number 133)]


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Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

The Department of Commerce (DOC) has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35).

Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Title: Pacific Tuna Fisheries.

Agency Form Number: None.

OMB Approval Number: 0648-0148.

Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection.

Burden: 138 hours.

Number of Respondents: 12 with multiple responses.

Avg. Hours Per Response: .1 hours.

Needs and Uses: The U.S. participation in the Inter-American Tropic Tunas Commission (IATTC) results in certain recordkeeping requirements for U.S. fishermen who fish in the Commission's area of management responsibility. The data are used in research and stock assessments necessary to minimize the risk of overfishing. All U.S. fishers use the logbook form provided by the Inter-American Tropic Commission, although the Federal regulations do not require the specific use of the form.

Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit organizations.

Frequency: Recordkeeping.

Respondent's Obligation: Mandatory.

OMB Desk Officer: David Rostker (202) 395-3897.

Copies of the above information collection proposal can be obtained by calling or writing Linda Engelmeier, DOC Forms Clearance Officer, (202) 482-3272, Department of Commerce, Room 5327, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230.

Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to David Rostker, OMB Desk Officer, Room 10202, New Executive Office Building, 725 17th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20503.

Dated: July 6, 1998. Linda Engelmeier, Departmental Forms Clearance Officer, Office of Management and Organization.

[FR Doc. 98-18450Filed7-10-98; 8:45 am]