AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.
ACTION: Notice; request for comments.
SUMMARY: We (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service) will ask the Office of
Management and Budget (OMB) to approve the information collection (IC)
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 general public and other Federal agencies to take
this opportunity to comment on this IC. This IC is scheduled to expire
on November 30, 2013. We 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.
DATES: To ensure that we are able to consider your comments on this IC,
we must receive them by August 16, 2013.
ADDRESSES: Send your comments on the IC to the Service Information
Collection Clearance Officer, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, MS 2042--
PDM, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203 (mail); or firstname.lastname@example.org (email). Please include "1018--0092'' in the subject line
of your comments.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information
about this IC, contact Hope Grey at email@example.com (email) or 703-
The Endangered Species Act (ESA) (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) makes it
unlawful to import or export fish, wildlife, or plants without
obtaining prior permission as deemed necessary for enforcing the ESA or
upholding the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species
(CITES) (see 16 U.S.C. 1538(e)). This information collection includes
the following permit/license application forms:
(1) FWS Form 3-200-2 (Designated Port Exception Permit). Under 50
CFR 14.11, it is unlawful to import or export wildlife or wildlife
products at ports other than those designated in 50 CFR 14.12 unless
you qualify for an exception. These exceptions allow qualified
individuals, businesses, or scientific organizations to import or
export wildlife or wildlife products at a nondesignated port:
(a) When the wildlife or wildlife products will be used as
(b) To minimize deterioration or loss.
(c) To relieve economic hardship.
To request an import or export of wildlife or wildlife products at
nondesignated ports, applicants must complete FWS Form 3-200-2.
Designated port exception permits are valid for 2 years. We may require
a permittee to file a report on activities conducted under authority of