Notice of Intent To Seek Reinstatement of an Information Collection, 23842 [05-8984]

Download as PDF 23842 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 86 / Thursday, May 5, 2005 / Notices Respondents: Farms, Packers, Shippers, and Warehouses. Estimated Number of Respondents: 81,000. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 58,000 hours. Copies of this information collection and related instructions can be obtained without charge from Ginny McBride, NASS Clearance Officer, at (202) 720– 5778. Comments: 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 will have 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; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. All responses to this notice will become a matter of public record and be summarized in the request for OMB approval. Signed at Washington, DC, March 24, 2005. Carol House, Associate Administrator. [FR Doc. 05–8983 Filed 5–2–05; 2:35 pm] BILLING CODE 3410–20–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE National Agricultural Statistics Service Notice of Intent To Seek Reinstatement of an Information Collection National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13) and Office of Management and Budget regulations at 5 CFR part 1320 (60 FR 44978, August 29, 1995), this notice announces the intention of the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) to seek approval to revise and reinstate an information collection, the Census of Aquaculture. DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by July 11, 2005 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Comments may be sent to Ginny McBride, NASS Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Agriculture, VerDate jul<14>2003 13:10 May 04, 2005 Jkt 205001 Room 5336 South Building, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250–2024 or to gmcbride@nass.usda.gov or faxed to (202) 720–6396. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carol House, Associate Administrator, National Agricultural Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, (202) 720–4333. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Census of Aquaculture. OMB Control Number: 0535–0237. Type of Request: Intent to revise and reinstate an information collection. Abstract: The 2005 Census of Aquaculture will encompass all operations in each State that produced and sold $1,000 or more of aquaculture or aquaculture products during 2005. The census will provide a comprehensive inventory of aquaculture farms and their production: Data on the number of farms, acreage, method of production, production and sales by aquaculture species, and sales outlets. Census data are used by farmers, their representatives, the government, and many other groups concerned with the aquaculture industry to evaluate new programs, disburse Federal funds, analyze market trends, and help determine the economic impact aquaculture has on the economy. The aquaculture census provides the only source of dependable, comparable data by State. Response to the census is mandatory. The National Agricultural Statistics Service will use the information collected only for statistical purposes and will publish the data only as tabulated totals. These data will be collected under the authority of 7 U.S.C. 2204(a). Individually identifiable data collected under this authority are governed by Section 1770 of the Food Security Act of 1985, 7 U.S.C. 2276, which requires USDA to afford strict confidentiality to non-aggregated data provided by respondents. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 30 minutes per positive response, 10 minutes per screen-out, and 2 minutes per refusal. Respondents: Farms. Estimated Number of Respondents: 9,000. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 4,500 hours. Copies of this information collection and related instructions can be obtained without charge from Ginny McBride, NASS Clearance Officer, at (202) 720– 5778. 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[FR Doc. 05–8984 Filed 5–2–05; 2:35 pm] BILLING CODE 3410–20–P COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS Sunshine Act Notice AGENCY: U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. DATE AND TIME: Friday, May 13, 2005, 9:30 a.m. U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 624 9th Street, NW., Room 540, Washington, DC 20425. PLACE: STATUS: Agenda I. Approval of Agenda II. Approval of Minutes of April 8, 2005 Meeting III. Announcements IV. Staff Director’s Report V. Report of the Working Group on Reform VI. Program Planning • Consideration of proposals for projects to be undertaken by the Commission during FY 2005, 2006 and 2007 VII. Proposed Future Briefings • Campus Anti-Semitism • Minorities in Special Education • Stagnation of the Black Middle Class • Patriot Act VIII. Future Agenda Items E:\FR\FM\05MYN1.SGM 05MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 86 (Thursday, May 5, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Page 23842]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-8984]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

National Agricultural Statistics Service


Notice of Intent To Seek Reinstatement of an Information 
Collection

AGENCY: National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. 
L. 104-13) and Office of Management and Budget regulations at 5 CFR 
part 1320 (60 FR 44978, August 29, 1995), this notice announces the 
intention of the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) to 
seek approval to revise and reinstate an information collection, the 
Census of Aquaculture.

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by July 11, 2005 to be 
assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Comments may be sent to Ginny McBride, NASS Clearance 
Officer, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Room 5336 South Building, 1400 
Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250-2024 or to 
gmcbride@nass.usda.gov or faxed to (202) 720-6396.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carol House, Associate Administrator, 
National Agricultural Statistics Service, U.S. Department of 
Agriculture, (202) 720-4333.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Census of Aquaculture.
    OMB Control Number: 0535-0237.
    Type of Request: Intent to revise and reinstate an information 
collection.
    Abstract: The 2005 Census of Aquaculture will encompass all 
operations in each State that produced and sold $1,000 or more of 
aquaculture or aquaculture products during 2005. The census will 
provide a comprehensive inventory of aquaculture farms and their 
production: Data on the number of farms, acreage, method of production, 
production and sales by aquaculture species, and sales outlets. Census 
data are used by farmers, their representatives, the government, and 
many other groups concerned with the aquaculture industry to evaluate 
new programs, disburse Federal funds, analyze market trends, and help 
determine the economic impact aquaculture has on the economy. The 
aquaculture census provides the only source of dependable, comparable 
data by State. Response to the census is mandatory. The National 
Agricultural Statistics Service will use the information collected only 
for statistical purposes and will publish the data only as tabulated 
totals.
    These data will be collected under the authority of 7 U.S.C. 
2204(a). Individually identifiable data collected under this authority 
are governed by Section 1770 of the Food Security Act of 1985, 7 U.S.C. 
2276, which requires USDA to afford strict confidentiality to non-
aggregated data provided by respondents.
    Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of 
information is estimated to average 30 minutes per positive response, 
10 minutes per screen-out, and 2 minutes per refusal.
    Respondents: Farms.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 9,000.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 4,500 hours.
    Copies of this information collection and related instructions can 
be obtained without charge from Ginny McBride, NASS Clearance Officer, 
at (202) 720-5778.
    Comments: 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 will 
have 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; 
and (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.
    All responses to this notice will become a matter of public record 
and be summarized in the request for OMB approval.

    Signed at Washington, DC, March 24, 2005.
Carol House,
Associate Administrator.
[FR Doc. 05-8984 Filed 5-2-05; 2:35 pm]
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