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Summary of Collection: Disease prevention is the most effective method for maintaining a healthy animal population and enhancing the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) ability to compete in the world market of animals and animal products trade. The Veterinary Service, a program in APHIS enforces regulations that pertain to the importation of restricted animal byproducts and controlled materials into the United States and the prevention of foreign animal disease incursions into the United States. The regulations under which APHIS conducts these disease prevention activities are contained in title 9, chapter 1, subchapter D, parts 94, 95, and 122 of the Code of Federal Regulations. APHIS colelcts information using several forms. Need and Use of the Information: APHIS will collect information to ensure that imported items do not present a disease risk to the livestock and poultry populations of the United States. 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This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules 
or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings 
and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, 
delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency 
statements of organization and functions are examples of documents 
appearing in this section.

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

March 7, 2005.
    The Department of Agriculture has submitted the following 
information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance 
under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13. Comments 
regarding (a) 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; (b) the accuracy 
of the agency's estimate of burden including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, 
utility and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to 
minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are 
to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, 
electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology should be addressed to: Desk 
Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB), OIRA--Submissions@OMB.EOP.GOV or 
fax (202) 395-5806 and to Departmental Clearance Office, USDA, OCIO, 
Mail Stop 7602, Washington, DC 20250-7602. Comments regarding these 
information collections are best assured of having their full effect if 
received within 30 days of this notification. Copies of the 
submission(s) may be obtained by calling (202) 720-8681.
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collectin of information 
unless the collection of information displays a currently valid OMB 
control number and the agency informs potential persons who are to 
respond to the collection of information that such persons are not 
required to respond to the collection of information unless it displays 
a currently valid OMB control number.

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

    Title: Importation of Restricted and Controlled Animal and Poultry 
Products and Byproducts, Organisms, and Vectors into the U.S.
    OMB Control Number: 0579-0015.
    Summary of Collection: Disease prevention is the most effective 
method for maintaining a healthy animal population and enhancing the 
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) ability to compete 
in the world market of animals and animal products trade. The 
Veterinary Service, a program in APHIS enforces regulations that 
pertain to the importation of restricted animal byproducts and 
controlled materials into the United States and the prevention of 
foreign animal disease incursions into the United States. The 
regulations under which APHIS conducts these disease prevention 
activities are contained in title 9, chapter 1, subchapter D, parts 94, 
95, and 122 of the Code of Federal Regulations. APHIS colelcts 
information using several forms.
    Need and Use of the Information: APHIS will collect information to 
ensure that imported items do not present a disease risk to the 
livestock and poultry populations of the United States. The information 
collected will provide APHIS with critical information concerning the 
origin and history of the items destined for importation into the 
United States. Without the information, the United States would be at 
risk of an exotic disease incursion.
    Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit; 
Individuals or households; Not for-profit institutions; Local, or 
tribal Government.
    Number of Respondents: 10,008.
    Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting; On occasion.
    Total Burden Hours: 32,000.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 05-4767 Filed 3-10-05; 8:45 am]
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