Notice of Request for Revision and Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection, 35062 [05-11839]

Download as PDF 35062 Notices Federal Register Vol. 70, No. 115 Thursday, June 16, 2005 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. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Office of the Chief Financial Officer Notice of Request for Revision and Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection Office of the Chief Financial Officer, USDA. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice announces the Office of the Chief Financial Officer’s intention to request revision and extension of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s currently approved information collection in support of debt collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, chapter 35, title 44 of the United States Code. DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by August 15, 2005 for consideration. Address all comments concerning this notice to Matthew Faulkner, Credit, Travel and Grants Policy Division, Office of the Chief Financial Officer, USDA, Room 3417 South Building, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20250. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dale Theurer on 202–720–1167, FAX 202–690–1529 or e-mail dale.theurer@usda.gov. ADDRESSES: The Debt Collection Act of 1982, Public Law 97– 365, 96 Stat. 1749, as amended by Public Law 98–167, 97 Stat. 1104, and the Debt Collection Improvement Act of 1996, Public Law 104–134, require that any payable monies or those that may become payable may be subject to administrative offset for the collection of a delinquent debt a person or legal entity owes to the United States. The Act covers monies from the United States under contracts and other written agreements to any person or legal entity. A legal entity is defined as an agency or SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate jul<14>2003 15:42 Jun 15, 2005 Jkt 205001 subdivision of a State or local government. Title: Debt Collection. OMB Number: 0505–0007. Expiration Date of Approval: September 30, 2005. Type of Request: Extension on currently approved information collection. Abstract: 31 U.S.C. 3716, which was enacted as part of the Debt Collection Act, authorizes the collection of debts by administrative offset. The Debt Collection Improvement Act of 1996 expanded the application of administrative offset to every instance except where a statute explicitly prohibits the use of administrative offset for collection purposes. Protection is provided to debtors by requiring that an individual debtor be given notice of a debt. The notice provides information to delinquent debtors targeted for administrative offset who want additional information, or desire to either enter into repayment agreements or request a review of an agency’s determination to offset. Creditor agencies use the collected information to respond and/or to take appropriate action. If the relevant information is not collected, the creditor agencies cannot comply with the due process provision of the Debt Collection and Debt Collection Improvement Acts. Collection of information only affects delinquent debtors. Estimate of Burden: A public reporting and record-keeping burden for this collection of information is estimated to average one hour per response. Respondents: Delinquent Debtors. Estimated Number of Respondents: 16,895. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 2. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 33,790 hours. All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for the Office of Management and Budget approval. All comments also will become a matter of public record. Patricia E. Healy, Acting Chief Financial Officer. [FR Doc. 05–11839 Filed 6–15–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–90–P PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Shasta County Resource Advisory Committee Forest Service, USDA. Notice of meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Shasta County Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet at the USDA Service Center in Redding, California, June 29, 2005. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss proposed projects under Title II of the Secure Rural Schools and Community SelfDetermination Act of 2000. DATES: June 29, 2005. Time: 8 a.m.– noon. The meetings will be held at the USDA Service Center, 3644 Avtech Parkway, Redding, California 96002. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael R. Odle, Public Affairs Officer and RAC Coordinator. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meetings are open to the public. Public input sessions will be provided and individuals will have the opportunity to address the Shasta County Resource Advisory Committee. ADDRESSES: Dated: June 9, 2005. J. Sharon Heywood, Forest Supervisor. [FR Doc. 05–11877 Filed 6–15–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–11–M DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request The Department of Commerce (DOC) has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Agency: Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS). Title: Prior Notification of Exports Under License Exception AGR. Agency Form Number: BIS–748P. OMB Approval Number: 0694–0123. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. Burden: 208 hours. Average Time Per Response: 58 minutes per response. E:\FR\FM\16JNN1.SGM 16JNN1

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Notices
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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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Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 115 / Thursday, June 16, 2005 / 
Notices

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Office of the Chief Financial Officer


Notice of Request for Revision and Extension of a Currently 
Approved Information Collection

AGENCY: Office of the Chief Financial Officer, USDA.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces the Office of the Chief Financial 
Officer's intention to request revision and extension of the U.S. 
Department of Agriculture's currently approved information collection 
in support of debt collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995, chapter 35, title 44 of the United States Code.

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by August 15, 2005 for 
consideration.

ADDRESSES: Address all comments concerning this notice to Matthew 
Faulkner, Credit, Travel and Grants Policy Division, Office of the 
Chief Financial Officer, USDA, Room 3417 South Building, 1400 
Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20250.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dale Theurer on 202-720-1167, FAX 202-
690-1529 or e-mail dale.theurer@usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Debt Collection Act of 1982, Public Law 
97-365, 96 Stat. 1749, as amended by Public Law 98-167, 97 Stat. 1104, 
and the Debt Collection Improvement Act of 1996, Public Law 104-134, 
require that any payable monies or those that may become payable may be 
subject to administrative offset for the collection of a delinquent 
debt a person or legal entity owes to the United States. The Act covers 
monies from the United States under contracts and other written 
agreements to any person or legal entity. A legal entity is defined as 
an agency or subdivision of a State or local government.
    Title: Debt Collection.
    OMB Number: 0505-0007.
    Expiration Date of Approval: September 30, 2005.
    Type of Request: Extension on currently approved information 
collection.
    Abstract: 31 U.S.C. 3716, which was enacted as part of the Debt 
Collection Act, authorizes the collection of debts by administrative 
offset. The Debt Collection Improvement Act of 1996 expanded the 
application of administrative offset to every instance except where a 
statute explicitly prohibits the use of administrative offset for 
collection purposes. Protection is provided to debtors by requiring 
that an individual debtor be given notice of a debt. The notice 
provides information to delinquent debtors targeted for administrative 
offset who want additional information, or desire to either enter into 
repayment agreements or request a review of an agency's determination 
to offset. Creditor agencies use the collected information to respond 
and/or to take appropriate action. If the relevant information is not 
collected, the creditor agencies cannot comply with the due process 
provision of the Debt Collection and Debt Collection Improvement Acts. 
Collection of information only affects delinquent debtors.
    Estimate of Burden: A public reporting and record-keeping burden 
for this collection of information is estimated to average one hour per 
response.
    Respondents: Delinquent Debtors.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 16,895.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 2.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 33,790 hours.
    All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the 
request for the Office of Management and Budget approval. All comments 
also will become a matter of public record.

Patricia E. Healy,
Acting Chief Financial Officer.
[FR Doc. 05-11839 Filed 6-15-05; 8:45 am]
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