[Federal Register: August 15, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 158)]
[Page 49821-49824]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

Information Collection Submitted to the Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) for Extension Approval Under the Paperwork Reduction Act 

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: The Service submitted the forms for the collection of 
information listed below to OMB for renewal approval under the 
Paperwork Reduction Act. Copies of the forms and related material may 
be obtained by contacting the Service Information Collection Clearance 
Officer at the address listed below.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before September 14, 2000.

ADDRESSES: Interested parties should send comments and suggestions on 
the requirement directly to the Office of Information and Regulatory 
Affairs; Office of Management and Budget; Attention: Interior Desk 
Officer; 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503; and they should 
send a copy of the comments to Rebecca A. Mullin, Information 
Collection Clearance Officer, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 4401 
North Fairfax Drive, Suite 222, Arlington, VA 22203, (703) 358-2278 or 
Rebecca__Mullin@fws.gov E-mail.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jack Hicks, (703) 358-1851, fax (703) 
358-1837, or Jack__Hicks@fws.gov E-mail.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Service invites comments on:
    (1) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the 
proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether 
the information will have practical utility;
    (2) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information being collected;
    (3) The accuracy of the agency's estimate of the time burden of the 
collection of information; and
    (4) Ways to reduce the time burden of the collection of information 
on respondents.
    Title: Part I--Certification and Part II--Summary of Hunting and 
Sport Fishing Licenses Issued
    OMB Approval Number: 1018-0007 (covers both forms)
    Service Form Numbers: 3-154a Part I--Certification, and 3-154b Part 
II--Summary of Hunting and Sport Fishing Licenses Issued
    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has submitted to OMB a request 
to renew its approval of this information collection for the Federal 
Aid program. The Service is requesting a 3-year term of approval for 
this information collection. A previous 60-day notice on this 
information collection requirement was published in the Federal 
Register on May 1, 2000 (65 FR 25359) inviting public comment. No 
comments on the previous notice were received as of July 24, 2000. This 
notice provides an additional 30 days in which to comment on the 
following information.
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and person is not required to 
respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently 
valid OMB control number. The OMB control number for this collection of 
information is 1018-0007.
    Description and Use: The Federal Aid in Wildlife and Sport Fish 
Restoration Acts require State agencies that receive grants under these 
Acts to certify license sales. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service uses 
these forms to certify number and amount of sales as required under the 
Acts. The information is then used in a formula described in the Acts 
to apportion grant funds to each State or territory.
    Frequency of Collection: Generally annually.
    Description of Respondents: State, Territorial (the Commonwealth of 
Puerto Rico, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of the Northern 
Mariana Islands, Guam, the Virgin Islands, and American Samoa), local 
governments, and certain others receiving grant funds.
    Completion Time and Annual Response Estimate:

                                         Completion time per
              Form name                     form  (in hrs)          Annual  response     Annual burden  (in hrs)
Certification       Part 1...........  \1/2\..................  56 forms...............  28
Certification       Part 2...........  \1/2\..................  56 forms...............  28
    Totals...........................  .......................  112 forms..............  56


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    Dated: July 25, 2000.
Rebecca Mullin,
Information Collection Officer--Fish and Wildlife Service.
[FR Doc. 00-20619 Filed 8-14-00; 8:45 am]