Information Collection; Transfer of Farm Records Between Counties, 16481 [05-6363]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 61 / Thursday, March 31, 2005 / Notices practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information technology; or (d) ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on those who are to respond (such as through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques) or other forms of information technology; e.g., permitting electronic submission response. The information collection package may be obtained from Roger Hinkle, at the address listed below. Comments should be sent to the Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, OMB, Washington, DC 20503, and to Roger Hinkle, USWA Program Manager, Warehouse and Inventory Division, FSA, USDA, STOP 0553, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20250–0553. Comments received in response to this notice will be made a matter of public record. Comments will be summarized and included in the submission for approval by OMB. Signed in Washington, DC on March 25, 2005. Thomas B. Hofeller, Administrator, Farm Service Agency. [FR Doc. 05–6361 Filed 3–30–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–05–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Farm Service Agency Information Collection; Transfer of Farm Records Between Counties Farm Service Agency, USDA. Notice; request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Farm Service Agency (FSA) is seeking comments from interested individuals and organizations on a new information collection associated with transferring of farm records from one administrative county office to another. DATES: Comments on this notice must be received on or before May 31, 2005 to be assured consideration. Comments received after that date will be considered to the extent practicable. ADDRESSES: Comments concerning this notice should be addressed to Farm Service Agency, USDA, Attn: Alison Groenwoldt, Agricultural Program Specialist, Common Provisions Branch, 1400 Independence Ave, SW. Washington, DC 20250. Comments VerDate jul<14>2003 15:30 Mar 30, 2005 Jkt 205001 16481 be summarized and included in the submission for Office of Management and Budget Approval. should also be sent to the Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Washington, DC 20503. Comments also may be submitted by e-mail to: alison.groenwoldt@usda.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Alison Groenwoldt, Agricultural Program Specialist, (202) 720–4213 and alison.groenwoldt@usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Signed at Washington, DC, on March 25, 2005. Thomas B. Hofeller, Acting Administrator, Farm Service Agency. [FR Doc. 05–6363 Filed 3–30–05; 8:45 am] Description of Information Collection Food and Nutrition Service Title: Transfer of Farm Records Between Counties. OMB Control Number: 0560–NEW. Type of Request: New. Abstract: Farm owners or operators may elect to transfer farm records between counties when the principal dwelling of the farm operator has changed, a change has occurred in the operation of the land, or there has been a change that would cause the receiving administrative county office to be more accessible such as a new highway, relocation of the county office building site, etc. The transfer of farm records is also required when an FSA county office closes. The FSA County Committees from both the transferring and receiving county must approve or disapprove all proposed farm transfers. In some cases, the State Committee and/ or the National Office must also approve or disapprove proposed farm transfers. Estimate of Burden: Average 10 minutes per response. Type of Respondents: Owners and operators. Estimated Number of Respondents: 25,000. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondents: 1. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 2,500 hours. Comment is invited on: (1) Whether the proposed 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 estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information from those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. All comments received in response to this notice, including names and addresses when provided, will be a matter of public record. Comments will PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 BILLING CODE 3410–05–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Form FNS–674, Computer System Access Request Food and Nutrition Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice invites the general public and other public agencies to comment on proposed information collections. The FNS–674 Form is a standard form used by the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) to collect information necessary to grant access to FNS computer systems. The collected data will be used to identify all users granted access to FNS internal systems as required by USDA and FNS Security Policy. DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by May 31, 2005. ADDRESSES: Comments are invited on (a) whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information has practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, 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 the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments may be sent to Juanita Makuta, Information Systems Security Officer, Information Technology Division, Food and Nutrition Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture, 3101 Park Center Drive, Alexandria, VA 22302. All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of public record. E:\FR\FM\31MRN1.SGM 31MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Farm Service Agency


Information Collection; Transfer of Farm Records Between Counties

AGENCY: Farm Service Agency, USDA.

ACTION: Notice; request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
Farm Service Agency (FSA) is seeking comments from interested 
individuals and organizations on a new information collection 
associated with transferring of farm records from one administrative 
county office to another.

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received on or before May 31, 
2005 to be assured consideration. Comments received after that date 
will be considered to the extent practicable.

ADDRESSES: Comments concerning this notice should be addressed to Farm 
Service Agency, USDA, Attn: Alison Groenwoldt, Agricultural Program 
Specialist, Common Provisions Branch, 1400 Independence Ave, SW. 
Washington, DC 20250. Comments should also be sent to the Desk Officer 
for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office 
of Management and Budget, Washington, DC 20503.
    Comments also may be submitted by e-mail to: 
alison.groenwoldt@usda.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Alison Groenwoldt, Agricultural 
Program Specialist, (202) 720-4213 and alison.groenwoldt@usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Description of Information Collection

    Title: Transfer of Farm Records Between Counties.
    OMB Control Number: 0560-NEW.
    Type of Request: New.
    Abstract: Farm owners or operators may elect to transfer farm 
records between counties when the principal dwelling of the farm 
operator has changed, a change has occurred in the operation of the 
land, or there has been a change that would cause the receiving 
administrative county office to be more accessible such as a new 
highway, relocation of the county office building site, etc. The 
transfer of farm records is also required when an FSA county office 
closes. The FSA County Committees from both the transferring and 
receiving county must approve or disapprove all proposed farm 
transfers. In some cases, the State Committee and/or the National 
Office must also approve or disapprove proposed farm transfers.
    Estimate of Burden: Average 10 minutes per response.
    Type of Respondents: Owners and operators.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 25,000.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondents: 1.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 2,500 hours.
    Comment is invited on: (1) Whether the proposed 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 estimate of the burden of the 
proposed collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, 
utility and clarity of the information from those who are to respond, 
including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or 
other technological collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.
    All comments received in response to this notice, including names 
and addresses when provided, will be a matter of public record. 
Comments will be summarized and included in the submission for Office 
of Management and Budget Approval.

    Signed at Washington, DC, on March 25, 2005.
Thomas B. Hofeller,
Acting Administrator, Farm Service Agency.
[FR Doc. 05-6363 Filed 3-30-05; 8:45 am]
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