Alaska Community Quota Entity (CQE) Program

ICR 202109-0648-011

OMB: 0648-0665

Federal Form Document

ICR Details
0648-0665 202109-0648-011
Received in OIRA 201903-0648-005
Alaska Community Quota Entity (CQE) Program
Revision of a currently approved collection   No
Regular 10/06/2021
  Requested Previously Approved
36 Months From Approved 07/31/2022
113 69
1,620 1,657
895 213

This information collection is revised due to an associated rule (RIN 0648-BK76) to modify recordkeeping and reporting requirements to remove pot gear tag requirements in the sablefish Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) fishery in the Gulf of Alaska (GOA) and remove requirements to obtain and submit a notary certification on application forms. This information collection contains applications, permits, and reports necessary for NMFS to manage the Community Quota Entity (CQE) Program. NMFS requires this information to evaluate the ability of a specific CQE to represent an eligible community and for fisheries management. Due to the associated rule, this information collection is revised to remove the notary certification from two forms. In addition to the changes due to the rule, minor editorial changes are made to most of the forms in this collection to improve clarity and consistency.

US Code: 16 USC 1801 et seq. Name of Law: Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act

0648-BK76 Proposed rulemaking 86 FR 55560 10/06/2021


  Total Request Previously Approved Change Due to New Statute Change Due to Agency Discretion Change Due to Adjustment in Estimate Change Due to Potential Violation of the PRA
Annual Number of Responses 113 69 0 0 44 0
Annual Time Burden (Hours) 1,620 1,657 0 0 -37 0
Annual Cost Burden (Dollars) 895 213 0 -30 712 0
Some increase of respondents and responses due to adjustment to reflect the most current data, some burden increase due to administrative correction where previous reported burden didn't captor the burden of both the transferor and the transferee. Slight decrease in burden due to a program change to remove notary costs.

Gabrielle Aberle 907 586-7356


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:
    (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;
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.

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