[Federal Register: July 24, 2006 (Volume 71, Number 141)]
[Page 41831-41832]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

Proposed Information Collection; OMB Control Number 1018-0007; 
Annual Certification of Hunting and Sport Fishing Licenses Issued, 50 
CFR 80.10f

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice; request for comments.


SUMMARY: We (Fish and Wildlife Service) will ask the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) to renew approval for the information 
collection request (ICR) described below. As required by the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995 and as part of our continuing efforts to reduce 
paperwork and respondent burden, we invite the

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general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to 
comment on this information collection.

DATES: You must submit comments on or before September 22, 2006.

ADDRESSES: Send your comments on the ICR to Hope Grey, Information 
Collection Clearance Officer, Fish and Wildlife Service, MS 222-ARLSQ, 
4401 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203 (mail); 
hope_grey@fws.gov (e-mail); or (703) 358-2269 (fax).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information 
about this ICR, contact Hope Grey at one of the addresses above or by 
telephone at (703) 358-2482.


I. Abstract

    The Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act (16 U.S.C. 669-669i) 
and the Federal Aid in Sport Fish Restoration Act (16 U.S.C. 777-777k) 
provide Federal assistance to the States for management and restoration 
of fish and wildlife. These Acts and our regulations at 50 CFR 80.10 
require that States and territories annually certify their hunting and 
fishing license sales. States and territories that receive grants under 
these Acts use FWS Forms 3-154A (Part I--Certification) and 3-155B 
(Part II--Summary of Hunting and Sport Fishing Licenses Issues) to 
certify the number and amount of hunting and fishing license sales. We 
use the information collected to determine apportionment and 
distribution of funds according to the formula specified in each Act.

II. Data

    OMB Control Number: 1018-0007.
    Title: Annual Certification of Hunting and Sport Fishing Licenses 
Issued, 50 CFR 80.10.
    Service Form Number(s): 3-154a and 3-154b.
    Type of Request: Revision of currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: States and territories (Commonwealth of Puerto 
Rico, District of Columbia, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana 
Islands, Guam, Virgin Islands, and American Samoa).
    Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits.
    Estimated Annual Number of Respondents: 56.
    Frequency of Collection: Annually.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 112 (one per respondent for each 
    Estimated Time Per Response: Average of 12 hours for FWS Form 3-
154A and 20 hours for FWS Form 3-154B.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,792.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $44,800.

III. Request for Comments

    We invite comments concerning this information collection on:
    (1) Whether or not the collection of information is necessary, 
including whether or not the information will have practical utility;
    (2) The accuracy of our estimate of the burden for this 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 the collection of information on 
    Comments submitted in response to this notice are a matter of 
public record. We will include and/or summarize each comment in our 
request to OMB to renew approval for this information collection.

    Dated: July 5, 2006.
Hope Grey,
Information Collection Clearance Officer, Fish and Wildlife Service.
 [FR Doc. E6-11647 Filed 7-21-06; 8:45 am]