[Federal Register Volume 62, Number 166 (Wednesday, August 27, 1997)]
[Page 45391]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 97-22813]



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.
    Title: Bluefin Tuna Statistical Document.
    Agency Form Number: None.
    OMB Control Number: 0648-0040.
    Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Burden: 315 hours.
    Avg. Hours Per Response: 20 minutes for Bluefin Tuna Statistical 
Document and 2 hours for validation authority.
    Needs and Uses: U.S. tuna dealers who import or export bluefin tuna 
are required to complete and transmit to the National Marine Fisheries 
Service a Bluefin Tuna Statistical Document (BSD) as required by the 
International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic tunas 
(ICAAT). Foreign tuna deals who export to the United States must ensure 
that an original validated BSD accompanies imports.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit organizations.
    Frequency: On occasion, 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, N.W., Washington, D.C. 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, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20503.

    Dated: August 21, 1997.
Linda Engelmeier,
Departmental Forms Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 97-22813 Filed 8-26-97; 8:45 am]