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Northeast Multispecies Framework Adjustment 42 Permits Information Data Collection
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New collection (Request for a new OMB Control Number)
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Approved without change
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National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is submitting the proposed rule to implement provisions contained within Framework Adjustment 42 to the Northeast (NE)Multispecies Fishery Management Plan (FMP). The proposed measures under FW 42 include the following provisions requiring new information collection requirements for the permit family of forms: (1) Differential DAS counting; (2) Revisions to the Category B (regular) Days-at-Sea (DAS) Program; (3) Mandatory vessel monitoring system (VMS) requirements; (4) Combined trips both inside and outside of the Eastern U.S./Canada Area; (5) Declaration of the intent to fish outside of the Gulf of Maine (GOM) Regulated Mesh Area (RMA); and (6) A revised DAS Transfer Program request form. This data collection submission requests approval of new information collection requirements to implement the above provisions for FW 42 to the NE Multispecies FMP.
PL: Pub.L. 94 - 265 303(a)(5) Name of Law: Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act
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71 FR 62156
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VMS Proof of Installation
Gulf of Maine Differential Days at Sea hare Heaving-to Declaration
Groundfish Vessels Fishing Under NE Multispecies Days at Sea
VMS Purchase and Installation
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The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is proposing management measures under FW 42 that reduce fishing mortality on several groundfish stocks to achieve fishing mortality objectives of the rebuilding program established under Amendment 13 to the FMP. The proposed measures under FW 42 include the following provisions requiring new information collection requirements for the permit family of forms: (1) Differential DAS counting; (2) Revisions to the Category B (regular) Days-at-Sea (DAS) Program; (3) Mandatory vessel monitoring system (VMS) requirements; (4) Combined trips both inside and outside of the Eastern U.S./Canada Area; (5) Declaration of the intent to fish outside of the Gulf of Maine (GOM) Regulated Mesh Area (RMA); and (6) A revised DAS Transfer Program request form. This data collection submission requests approval of new information collection requirements to implement the above provisions for FW 42 to the NE Multispecies FMP.
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On behalf of this Federal agency, I certify that the collection of information encompassed by this request complies with 5 CFR 1320.9 and the related provisions of 5 CFR 1320.8(b)(3).
The following is a summary of the topics, regarding the proposed collection of information, that the certification covers:
(a) It is necessary for the proper performance of agency functions;
(b) It avoids unnecessary duplication;
(c) It reduces burden on small entities;
(d) It uses plain, coherent, and unambiguous language that is understandable to respondents;
(e) Its implementation will be consistent and compatible with current reporting and recordkeeping practices;
(f) It indicates the retention periods for recordkeeping requirements;
(g) It informs respondents of the information called for under 5 CFR 1320.8 (b)(3) about:
(i) Why the information is being collected;
(ii) Use of information;
(iii) Burden estimate;
(iv) Nature of response (voluntary, required for a benefit, or mandatory);
(v) Nature and extent of confidentiality; and
(vi) Need to display currently valid OMB control number;
(h) It was developed by an office that has planned and allocated resources for the efficient and effective management and use of the information to be collected.
(i) It uses effective and efficient statistical survey methodology (if applicable); and
(j) It makes appropriate use of information technology.
If you are unable to certify compliance with any of these provisions, identify the item by leaving the box unchecked and explain the reason in the Supporting Statement.