Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 39715 [05-13516]

Download as PDF 39715 Notices Federal Register Vol. 70, No. 131 Monday, July 11, 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 Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request July 5, 2005. The Department of Agriculture has submitted the following information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13. Comments regarding (a) 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; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of burden 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 through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology should be addressed to: Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), OIRA_Submission@OMB.EOP.GOV or fax (202) 395–5806 and to Departmental Clearance Office, USDA, OCIO, Mail Stop 7602, Washington, DC 20250– 7602. Comments regarding these information collections are best assured of having their full effect if received within 30 days of this notification. Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by calling (202) 720–8958. An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a currently valid OMB control number and the agency informs potential persons who are to respond to the collection of information that such persons are not required to respond to VerDate jul<14>2003 16:03 Jul 08, 2005 Jkt 205001 the collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Title: Endangered Species Regulations and Forfeiture Procedures. OMB Control Number: 0579–0076. Summary of Collection: The Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1513 et seq.) directs Federal departments to utilize their authorities under the Act to conserve endangered and threatened species. Section 3 of the Act specifies that the Secretary of Agriculture is authorized to promulgate such regulations as may be appropriate to enforce the Act. The regulations contained in 7 CFR part 355 are intended to carry out the provisions of the Act. The Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ) division of USDA’s Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is responsible for implementing these regulations. Specifically, Section 9 (d) of the Act authorizes 7 CFR 355.11, which requires a general permit to engage in the business of importing or exporting terrestrial plants listed in 50 CFR parts 17 and 23. APHIS will collect information using several PPQ forms. Need and Use of the Information: APHIS will collect information on the applicant’s name and address, whether the applicant is affiliated with a business, and the address of all the applicant’s business locations in order for the applicant to obtain a general permit. Upon approval of the permit, any endangered species shipped via mail must be sent to an authorized port of entry and must be accompanied by appropriate supporting documentation. Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit. Number of Respondents: 1,400. Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; reporting: on occasion. Total Burden Hours: 4,738. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 05–13516 Filed 7–8–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–34–P PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Office of the Chief Information Officer; Notice of Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request Office of the Chief Information Officer, USDA. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment in the Federal Register preceding submission to OMB. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the intention of the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) to request approval for information collection necessary to allow USDA customers to securely and confidently share data and receive services electronically. Authority for obtaining information from customers is included in the Freedom to E-File Act, the Government Paperwork Elimination Act (GPEA), the Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act (E– SIGN), and the E-Government Act of 2002. Customer information is collected through the USDA eAuthentication Service, located at http:// www.eauth.egov.usda.gov. USDA’s eAuthentication Service plays a vital role in the Expanded Electronic Government (e-Government) initiative of the President’s Management Agenda. The USDA eAuthentication Service provides the public and government businesses with a single sign-on capability for USDA applications, management of user credentials, and verification of identity, authorization, and electronic signatures. USDA’s eAuthentication Service obtains customer information through an electronic self-registration process provided through the eAuthentication Web site. This voluntary online selfregistration process enables USDA customers, as well as employees, to obtain accounts as authorized users that will provide single sign-on capability to access USDA Web applications and services via the Internet. The USDA eAuthentication system stems from the Web-based Centralized Authentication and Authorization Facility (WebCAAF), the former USDA authentication system. DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by September 9, 2005 to be assured consideration. E:\FR\FM\11JYN1.SGM 11JYN1

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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. 131 / Monday, July 11, 2005 / 
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

July 5, 2005.
    The Department of Agriculture has submitted the following 
information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance 
under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13. Comments 
regarding (a) 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; (b) the accuracy 
of the agency's estimate of burden 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 through the use of appropriate automated, 
electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology should be addressed to: Desk 
Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB), OIRA--Submission@OMB.EOP.GOV or 
fax (202) 395-5806 and to Departmental Clearance Office, USDA, OCIO, 
Mail Stop 7602, Washington, DC 20250-7602. Comments regarding these 
information collections are best assured of having their full effect if 
received within 30 days of this notification. Copies of the 
submission(s) may be obtained by calling (202) 720-8958.
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information 
unless the collection of information displays a currently valid OMB 
control number and the agency informs potential persons who are to 
respond to the collection of information that such persons are not 
required to respond to the collection of information unless it displays 
a currently valid OMB control number.

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

    Title: Endangered Species Regulations and Forfeiture Procedures.
    OMB Control Number: 0579-0076.
    Summary of Collection: The Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 
U.S.C. 1513 et seq.) directs Federal departments to utilize their 
authorities under the Act to conserve endangered and threatened 
species. Section 3 of the Act specifies that the Secretary of 
Agriculture is authorized to promulgate such regulations as may be 
appropriate to enforce the Act. The regulations contained in 7 CFR part 
355 are intended to carry out the provisions of the Act. The Plant 
Protection and Quarantine (PPQ) division of USDA's Animal & Plant 
Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is responsible for implementing these 
regulations. Specifically, Section 9 (d) of the Act authorizes 7 CFR 
355.11, which requires a general permit to engage in the business of 
importing or exporting terrestrial plants listed in 50 CFR parts 17 and 
23. APHIS will collect information using several PPQ forms.
    Need and Use of the Information: APHIS will collect information on 
the applicant's name and address, whether the applicant is affiliated 
with a business, and the address of all the applicant's business 
locations in order for the applicant to obtain a general permit. Upon 
approval of the permit, any endangered species shipped via mail must be 
sent to an authorized port of entry and must be accompanied by 
appropriate supporting documentation.
    Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit.
    Number of Respondents: 1,400.
    Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; reporting: on occasion.
    Total Burden Hours: 4,738.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 05-13516 Filed 7-8-05; 8:45 am]
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