National Advisory Council on Maternal, Infant and Fetal Nutrition; Notice of Meeting, 36558-36559 [05-12479]

Download as PDF 36558 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 121 / Friday, June 24, 2005 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Food and Nutrition Service Agency Information Collection Activities: Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Proposed Collection; Comment Request Forms FNS–698, FNS–699, and FNS–700, The Integrity Profile (TIP) Food and Nutrition Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Food and Nutrition Service’s (FNS) intention to request approval of revision of a currently approved collection, Forms FNS–698—State Agency Profile of Integrity Practices and Procedures Report Form, FNS–699—The Integrity Profile Report Form, and FNS–700—TIP Data Entry Form. DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by August 23, 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 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. Comments may be sent to: Patricia N. Daniels, Director, Supplemental Food Programs Division, Food and Nutrition Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 3101 Park Center Drive, Room 520, Alexandria, VA 22302. All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval and will become a matter of public record. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection form and instructions should be directed to: Patricia N. Daniels, (703) 305–2749. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: The Integrity Profile (TIP). OMB Number: 0584–0401. Expiration Date: 06–30–2007. VerDate jul<14>2003 19:06 Jun 23, 2005 Jkt 205001 Type of Request: Revision of the Currently Approved Collection Form. Abstract: State agencies administering the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) are required by 7 CFR 246.12(j)(5) to submit to FNS an annual summary of the results of their vendor monitoring efforts in order to provide Congress, senior FNS officials, as well as the general public, assurance that every reasonable effort is being made to ensure integrity in the WIC Program. Since 1989, WIC State agencies have been required to submit such data annually. FNS compiles the data to produce a national report, which shows the level of monitoring and investigation conducted by WIC State agencies to detect and eliminate, or substantially reduce, vendor fraud and abuse. Most State agencies download the data from their automated system and transmit it electronically to FNS. Comments are being solicited on integrating the TIP reporting system as a subsystem of the Food Stamp Store Tracking and Redemption System (STARS). Comments are also being solicited on the addition of the following proposed data elements to the TIP Data Entry Form (FNS–700) data submission: (1) Identification of vendors (i.e., retail stores) authorized that derive more than 50 percent of their annual food sales revenue from WIC food instruments, and (2) The number of months for which redemption data is being reported. In addition, the following data elements are proposed for inclusion to the State Agency Profile of Integrity Practices and Procedures Report Form (FNS–698) data submission regarding criteria used to select vendors for authorization: (1) A vendor must provide a variety of foods other than WIC supplemental foods; (2) A vendor must obtain infant formula only from the sources on the State agency’s list of infant formula wholesalers, distribution, and retailers, licensed under State law/regulations and manufacturers registered with the Food and Drug Administration; (3) A vendor must obtain prior approval to provide incentive items to WIC participants if the store derives more than 50 percent of its annual food sales revenue from WIC food instruments; and (4) A vendor must be authorized by the Food Stamp Program. Most of these proposed revisions are a result of amendments made to seciton 17 ot the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (42 U.S.C. 1786), as amended, by the Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 of 2004, Public Law 108–265 enacted June 30, 2004. Lastly, comments are sought on the inclusion of an EBT card as an option in reporting the type of food instrument used in the State agency’s food delivery system. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 46.56 hours per response, including the time for reviewing instructions, searching existing data sources, gathering and maintaining the data needed, and completing and reviewing the collection of information. The total annual burden on respondents was previously 3,725 hours. This revision includes an adjustment that adds one respondent, which increases the total annual burden by 46.56 hours, and program changes, which increase the total annual burden by about 372 hours, for a total annual increase of 419 hours. Respondents: Directors or Administrators of WIC State agencies. Estimated Number of Respondents: 89 respondents. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: One. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 4,144 hours. Dated: June 3, 2005. Roberto Salazar, Administrator, Food and Nutrition Service. [FR Doc. 05–12478 Filed 6–23–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–30–M DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Food and Nutrition Service National Advisory Council on Maternal, Infant and Fetal Nutrition; Notice of Meeting Food and Nutrition Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, this notice announces a meeting of the National Advisory Council on Maternal, Infant and Fetal Nutrition. DATES: August 3–5, 2005, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Food and Nutrition Service, 3101 Park Center Drive, Conference Rooms 204 A&B, Alexandria, Virginia 22302. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anne Bartholomew, Supplemental Food Programs Division, Food and Nutrition Service, Department of Agriculture, (703) 305–2086. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Council will continue its study of the Special Supplemental Nutrition E:\FR\FM\24JNN1.SGM 24JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 121 / Friday, June 24, 2005 / Notices Program for Women, Infants and Children, and the Commodity Supplemental Food Program. The agenda items will include a discussion of general program issues. Meetings of the Council are open to the public. Members of the public may participate, as time permits. Members of the public may file written statements with the contact person named above, before or after the meeting. Dated: June 15, 2005. Roberto Salazar, Administrator. [FR Doc. 05–12479 Filed 6–23–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–30–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Natural Resources Conservation Service Cape Cod Water Resources Restoration Project, Barnstable County, Massachusetts Natural Resources Conservation Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of intent to prepare an environmental impact statement. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Pursuant to section 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969; the Council on Environmental Quality Guidelines (40 CFR part 1500); and the Natural Resources Conservation Service Guidelines (7 CFR part 650); the Natural Resources Conservation Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, give notice that an environmental impact statement is being prepared for the Cape Cod Watershed, Barnstable County, Massachusetts. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cecil B. Currin, State Conservationist, Natural Resources Conservation Service, 451 West Street, Amherst, MA 01002, 413–253–4351. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The environmental assessment of this federally assisted action indicates that the project may cause significant local, regional, or national impacts on the environment. As a result of these findings, Cecil B. Currin, State Conservationist, has determined that the preparation and review of an environmental impact statement is needed for this project. Area: Barnstable County, excluding Federal lands. Sponsors: Barnstable County Commissioners and the Cape Cod Conservation District. Partners: Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries, Massachusetts Coastal VerDate jul<14>2003 19:06 Jun 23, 2005 Jkt 205001 Zone Management, all towns on Cape Cod. Project purposes are watershed protection and fish and wildlife development. Sponsors objectives are to (1) improve water quality for shellfish beds, (2) restore degraded salt marshes and (3) restore anadromous fish passages. Alternatives under consideration to reach these objectives include but are not limited to: Objective 1: Constructed wetlands, infiltration basins or trenches, dry wells, and sand filters. Objective 2: Enlarging existing culverts to restore marsh hydrology to pre-restriction conditions; marsh and pit development to provide fish pools in marshes. Objective 3: Water level control structures, fish ladders, and obstruction removals. A draft environmental impact statement will be prepared and circulated for review by agencies and the public. The Natural Resources Conservation Service invites participation and consultation of agencies and individuals that have special expertise, legal jurisdiction, or interest in the preparation of the draft environmental impact statement. Further information on the proposed action may be obtained for Cecil B. Currin, State Conservationist, at the above address and telephone. Signed in Amherst, Massachusetts on June 15, 2005. Cecil B. Currin, State Conservationist. (This activity is listed in the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance under No. 10.904—Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention—and is subject to the provisions of Executive Order 12372 which requires intergovernmental consultation with State and local officials.) [FR Doc. 05–12591 Filed 6–23–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–16–P COMMITTEE FOR PURCHASE FROM PEOPLE WHO ARE BLIND OR SEVERELY DISABLED Procurement List; Additions Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled. ACTION: Additions to Procurement List. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This action adds to the Procurement List products and services to be furnished by nonprofit agencies employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities. EFFECTIVE DATE: July 24, 2005. PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 36559 Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled, Jefferson Plaza 2, Suite 10800, 1421 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia 22202–3259. ADDRESSS: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION OR TO SUBMIT COMMENTS CONTACT: Sheryl D. Kennerly, Telephone: (703) 603–7740, Fax: (703) 603–0655, or e-mail SKennerly@jwod.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On April 15, and April 29, 2005, the Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled published notice (70 FR 19924, and 22297/22298) of proposed additions to the Procurement List. After consideration of the material presented to it concerning capability of qualified nonprofit agencies to provide the products and services and impact of the additions on the current or most recent contractors, the Committee has determined that the products and services listed below are suitable for procurement by the Federal Government under 41 U.S.C. 46–48c and 41 CFR 51– 2.4. Regulatory Flexibility Act Certification I certify that the following action will not have a significant impact on a substantial number of small entities. The major factors considered for this certification were: 1. The action will not result in any additional reporting, recordkeeping or other compliance requirements for small entities other than the small organizations that will furnish the products and services to the Government. 2. The action will result in authorizing small entities to furnish the products and services to the Government. 3. There are no known regulatory alternatives which would accomplish the objectives of the Javits–Wagner– O’Day Act (41 U.S.C. 46–48c) in connection with the products and services proposed for addition to the Procurement List. End of Certification Accordingly, the following products and services are added to the Procurement List: Products Adhesive Roller Mop NSN: M.R. 1095—Refill NSN: M.R. 1085—Mop NPA: Winston-Salem Industries for the Blind, Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Contracting Activity: Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA), Fort Lee, Virginia. Services Service Type/Location: Cleaning Service— E:\FR\FM\24JNN1.SGM 24JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 121 (Friday, June 24, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 36558-36559]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-12479]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Food and Nutrition Service


National Advisory Council on Maternal, Infant and Fetal 
Nutrition; Notice of Meeting

AGENCY: Food and Nutrition Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, this notice 
announces a meeting of the National Advisory Council on Maternal, 
Infant and Fetal Nutrition.

DATES: August 3-5, 2005, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Food and Nutrition Service, 
3101 Park Center Drive, Conference Rooms 204 A&B, Alexandria, Virginia 
22302.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anne Bartholomew, Supplemental Food 
Programs Division, Food and Nutrition Service, Department of 
Agriculture, (703) 305-2086.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Council will continue its study of the 
Special Supplemental Nutrition

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Program for Women, Infants and Children, and the Commodity Supplemental 
Food Program. The agenda items will include a discussion of general 
program issues. Meetings of the Council are open to the public. Members 
of the public may participate, as time permits. Members of the public 
may file written statements with the contact person named above, before 
or after the meeting.

    Dated: June 15, 2005.
Roberto Salazar,
Administrator.
[FR Doc. 05-12479 Filed 6-23-05; 8:45 am]
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