[Federal Register: May 1, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 84)]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

Information Collection To Be Submitted to the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) for Renewal Approval Under the Paperwork 
Reduction Act (PRA)

ACTION: Information Collection Renewal.


SUMMARY: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) plans to submit 
the collection of information requirement described below to the Office 
of Management and Budget (OMB) for renewal approval under the 
provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). You may obtain copies 
of the collection requirement and related forms and explanatory 
material by contacting the Service's Information Collection Clearance 
Officer at the phone number listed below. The Service is soliciting 
comment and suggestions on the requirement as described below.

DATES: Interested parties must submit comments on or before June 30, 

ADDRESSES: Interested parties should send comments and suggestions on 
the requirement 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.

    Title of Forms: Part I Certification and Part II Summary of Hunting 
and Sport Fishing License Issue.
    OMB Approval Number: 1018-0007 expires 8/31/2000. The Service may 
not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to a 
collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB 
Control Number.
    Description and Use: The Service administers grant programs 
authorized by the Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act and the 
Federal Aid in Sport Fish Restoration Act. These Acts require that 
States certify annually their hunting and fishing license sales. The 
Service uses the information collected to determine apportionment and 
distribution of funds under these Acts. These forms were previously 
approved under the referenced OMB control number. This request is for 
renewal with minimal changes to the previously approved form.
    Service Form Numbers: 3-154a (Part 1) and 3-154b (Part 2).
    Supplementary Information: The service plans to submit the 
following information collection requirements to OMB for review and 
extension approval under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public 
Law 104-13. Comments are invited 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) the accuracy of the agency's estimates of burden of the 
collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, 
and clarity of the information to be collected; and, (4) ways to 
minimize the burden of collection of information on respondents, 
including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, 
mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms 
of information technology.
    Frequency: Annually.
    Description of Respondents: States and the Commonwealth of Puerto 
Rico, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of the Northern 
Mariana Islands, Guam, the Virgin Islands, and American Samoa.
    Completion Time and Annual Response Estimate:

                                                                                                   Annual burden
                Form name                  Completion time per form         Annual response            hours
Certification Part 1....................  \1/2\ Hour................  56 Forms..................              28
Certification Part 2....................  \1/2\ Hour................  56 Forms..................              28
    Totals..............................  ..........................  112 Forms.................              56

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    Dated: April 25, 2000.
Jamie Rappaport Clark,
Director--U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
[FR Doc. 00-10830 Filed 4-25-00; 8:45 am]