Information Collection; Standard Operating Agreement Governing Intermodal Transportation, 23963 [05-9030]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 87 / Friday, May 6, 2005 / Notices APHIS is requesting comment from stakeholders regarding the utility of a privately managed database for holding animal location and movement information. Among the issues you may wish to comment on are the following: • How should a private database system be funded? Please give the reasons for your response. • Should the NAIS allow for multiple privately managed databases? Please explain why or why not. • Should a public (government) system be made available as well as a privately managed system so that producers would have a choice? Please give the reasons for your response. • Should a privately managed system include all species? Please give the reasons for your response. • Would either system work equally well at the State level? Please explain why or why not. The NAIS Draft Strategic Plan and the NAIS Draft Program Standards may be viewed on the Internet at http:// www.usda.gov/nais. The documents may also be accessed through EDOCKET (see ADDRESSES above for instructions for accessing EDOCKET). You may request paper copies of the documents by calling or writing to the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Please refer to the titles of the documents when requesting copies. The documents are also available for review in our reading room (information on the location and hours of the reading room is listed under the heading ADDRESSES at the beginning of this notice). Done in Washington, DC, this 3rd day of May 2005. Peter Fernandez, Acting Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. [FR Doc. 05–9113 Filed 5–5–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–34–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Commodity Credit Corporation Information Collection; Standard Operating Agreement Governing Intermodal Transportation Commodity Credit Corporation, USDA. ACTION: Notice; request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) is seeking comments from all interested individuals and organizations on the extension with revision of an approved information collection associated with the intermodal transportation services. VerDate jul<14>2003 18:03 May 05, 2005 Jkt 205001 The information collection supports the domestic and export food assistance program needs. Also, this information collection allows CCC to determine the availability of intermodal marketing companies to meet the intermodal transportation needs of CCC for the movement of its freight. DATES: Comments on this notice must be received on or before July 5, 2005, to be assured consideration. Comments received after that date will be considered to the extent practicable. ADDRESSES: Comments must be addressed to Penny Carlson, Acting Chief, Planning and Analysis Division, Kansas City Commodity Office, 6501 Beacon Drive, Kansas City, Missouri 64133–4676. Comments may be also submitted either by e-mail to: pkcarlson@kcc.usda.gov or by fax to: (816) 926–1648. The comments must also be sent to the Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Washington, DC 20503. Comments must include the OMB number and the title of the information collection. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Penny Carlson, Acting Chief, Planning Analysis Division, (816) 926–6509 and pkcarlson@kcc.usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Description of Information Collection Title: Standard Operating Agreement Governing Intermodal Transportation. OMB Control Number: 0560–0194. Expiration Date: October 31, 2005. Type of Request: Extension with revision. Abstract: CCC, through the Kansas City Commodity Office (KCCO), solicits bids from transportation companies for the purpose of providing intermodal transportation of agricultural commodities. Intermodal Marketing Companies (IMC) provide rail trailer-onflatcar/container-on-flatcar (TOFC/ COFC) service that CCC hires to provide program transportation needs. Those IMC’s, who choose to do business with the KCCO Export Operations Division (EOD) are required to complete and submit the KC–9 (Standard Operating Agreement Governing Intermodal Transportation) at one time only. EOD uses the completed form to determine if IMC is available and meets CCC requirements for hauling agricultural products for CCC. Estimate of Burden: Average 1 hour per response. Respondents: Intermodal Marketing Companies. Respondents: 22. Estimated Number of Annual Responses per Respondent: 1. PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 23963 Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 22 hours. Comment is invited regarding: (1) 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; (2) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of burden including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collected; or (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of the 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 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 OMB approval. Signed at Washington, DC, on April 29, 2005. James R. Little, Executive Vice President, Commodity Credit Corporation. 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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 87 (Friday, May 6, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Page 23963]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-9030]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Commodity Credit Corporation


Information Collection; Standard Operating Agreement Governing 
Intermodal Transportation

AGENCY: Commodity Credit Corporation, USDA.

ACTION: Notice; request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) is seeking comments from all 
interested individuals and organizations on the extension with revision 
of an approved information collection associated with the intermodal 
transportation services. The information collection supports the 
domestic and export food assistance program needs. Also, this 
information collection allows CCC to determine the availability of 
intermodal marketing companies to meet the intermodal transportation 
needs of CCC for the movement of its freight.

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received on or before July 5, 
2005, to be assured consideration. Comments received after that date 
will be considered to the extent practicable.

ADDRESSES: Comments must be addressed to Penny Carlson, Acting Chief, 
Planning and Analysis Division, Kansas City Commodity Office, 6501 
Beacon Drive, Kansas City, Missouri 64133-4676. Comments may be also 
submitted either by e-mail to: pkcarlson@kcc.usda.gov or by fax to: 
(816) 926-1648. The comments must also be sent to the Desk Officer for 
Agriculture, Office of Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and 
Budget, Washington, DC 20503. Comments must include the OMB number and 
the title of the information collection.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Penny Carlson, Acting Chief, Planning 
Analysis Division, (816) 926-6509 and pkcarlson@kcc.usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Description of Information Collection

    Title: Standard Operating Agreement Governing Intermodal 
Transportation.
    OMB Control Number: 0560-0194.
    Expiration Date: October 31, 2005.
    Type of Request: Extension with revision.
    Abstract: CCC, through the Kansas City Commodity Office (KCCO), 
solicits bids from transportation companies for the purpose of 
providing intermodal transportation of agricultural commodities. 
Intermodal Marketing Companies (IMC) provide rail trailer-on-flatcar/
container-on-flatcar (TOFC/COFC) service that CCC hires to provide 
program transportation needs. Those IMC's, who choose to do business 
with the KCCO Export Operations Division (EOD) are required to complete 
and submit the KC-9 (Standard Operating Agreement Governing Intermodal 
Transportation) at one time only. EOD uses the completed form to 
determine if IMC is available and meets CCC requirements for hauling 
agricultural products for CCC.
    Estimate of Burden: Average 1 hour per response.
    Respondents: Intermodal Marketing Companies.
    Respondents: 22.
    Estimated Number of Annual Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 22 hours.
    Comment is invited regarding: (1) 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; (2) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of burden including 
the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to 
enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collected; 
or (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of the 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 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 OMB 
approval.

    Signed at Washington, DC, on April 29, 2005.
James R. Little,
Executive Vice President, Commodity Credit Corporation.
[FR Doc. 05-9030 Filed 5-5-05; 8:45 am]
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