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Download as PDF 43390 Notices Federal Register Vol. 70, No. 143 Wednesday, July 27, 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. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance; Office of Private Voluntary Cooperation/ American Schools and Hospitals Abroad; Announcement of Changed Criterion # 8 of the American Schools and Hospitals Abroad (ASHA) Program; Notice The U.S. Agency for International Development is announcing changed Criterion # 8 of the American Schools and Hospitals Abroad program, pursuant to section 214 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended. The program criteria serve as administrative guidance for considering the acceptability and relative merits of applicants. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. George Like (202) 712–1766, ASHA, U.S. Agency for International Development, Washington, DC 20523. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On November 26, 1979, the U.S. Agency for International Development published 11 Program Criteria for the American Schools and Hospitals Abroad program. Originally Criterion # 8 stated ‘‘The institution must be open to all persons regardless of race, religion, sex, color or national origin. (The above shall not be construed to require enrollment of students of both sexes at an educational institution enrolling males or females only.) Assistance may not be used to train persons for religious pursuits or to construct buildings or other facilities intended for worship or religious instruction.’’ On December 16, 2002, Executive Order 13279 ‘‘Equal Protection of the Laws for Faith-Based and Community Organizations’’ was published in the Federal Register (67 FR 77145). In partial fulfillment of that Executive Order, on October 21, 2004, the U.S. Agency for International Development VerDate jul<14>2003 19:40 Jul 26, 2005 Jkt 205001 announced in the Federal Register (69 FR 61785) proposed changes to Criterion # 8 of the American Schools and Hospitals Abroad program. The Agency provided a 60-day comment period on the announced proposed changes, which ended on December 20, 2004. No public comments on the proposed changes were received. Accordingly, Criterion # 8 of the American Schools and Hospitals Abroad program is changed to ‘‘The institution must be open to all persons regardless of race, religion, sex, color or national origin. (The above shall not be construed to require enrollment of students of both sexes at an educational institution enrolling males or females only.) Direct assistance may not be used to support any inherently religious activities, such as worship, religious instruction or proselytization.’’ Leonard M. Rogers, Deputy Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance. [FR Doc. 05–14866 Filed 7–26–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6116–01–PF DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request July 21, 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, PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 OBM 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. Food and Nutrition Service Title: National School Lunch Program. OMB Control Number: 0584–0006. Summary of Collection: Section 111 of the Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004 (Pub. L. 108–265; June 30, 2004) amended section 9(h) of the Richard B. Russell School Lunch Act (NSLA) (42 U.S.C. 1758(h)) by increasing the number of mandatory food safety inspections for schools participating in the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program from one to two per year and by requiring schools to post the most recent inspection report in a visible location and to release a copy of the report to the public upon request. Need and Use of the Information: The information will be collected to ensure that State agencies annually monitor the number of food safety inspections obtained by schools and to submit the results to the Food and Nutrition Service for each fiscal year 2006 through 2009. Description of Respondents: State, Local, or Tribal Government, Individuals or household, Business or other for-profit, Not-for-profit institutions, Federal Government. Number of Respondents: 121,165. Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: On occasion; Quarterly; Monthly; Annually. Total Burden Hours: 9,480,695. E:\FR\FM\27JYN1.SGM 27JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 143 / Wednesday, July 27, 2005 / Notices Food and Nutrition Service Title: 7 CFR Part 226 Child and Adult Care Food Program. OMB Control Number: 0584–0055. Summary of Collection: Section 17 of the National School Lunch Act, as amended (42 U.S.C. 1766) authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture to provide each reimbursement and commodity assistance, on a per meal basis, for food service to children in nonresidential child care centers and family day care home, and to eligible adults in nonresidential adult day care centers. Section 119 of the Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004, Public Law 108–265 amended the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to increase the duration of tiering determinations from three years to five years for family or group day care homes whose tiering status is derived from school data. The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) has established application, monitoring, recordkeeping, and reporting requirements to manage the Program effectively, and ensure that the legislative intent of this mandate is responsibly implemented. Need and Use of the Information: FNS and State agencies administering the Program will use the collected information to determine eligibility of institutions to participate in the CACFP, ensure acceptance of responsibility in managing an effective food service, implement systems for appropriating Program funds, and ensure Compliance with all statutory and regulatory requirements. Description of Respondents: State, Local or Tribal Government; Individuals or households; Not-for-profit institutions. Number of Respondents: 4,480,796. Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: On occasion; Biennially; Semi-annually; Monthly and Annually. Total Burden Hours: 5,779,223. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 05–14766 Filed 7–26–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–30–M DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Office of the Secretary Notice of Intent To Seek Approval To Collect Information Office of the Secretary, USDA. Notice and request for public comment. AGENCY: ACTION: VerDate jul<14>2003 19:40 Jul 26, 2005 Jkt 205001 SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13) and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations at 5 CFR part 1320 (60 FR 44978, August 29, 1995), this notice announces the Office of the White House Liaison’s intention to request an extension of the currently approved manner of information collection (form AD–755) for all Advisory Committee Membership Background Information— expiration February 28, 2006. DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by September 23, 2005. ADDRESSES: Address all comments concerning this notice to Mica Robertson, Office of the White House Liaison, Telephone: (202) 720–2406, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., the Whitten Building, Room 219A, Washington, DC 20250. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Advisory Committee Membership Background Information. OMB Number 0505–0001. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mica Robertson at the above address or telephone: (202) 720–2406. Expiration Date of Approval: February 28, 2006. Type of Request: To extend the use of the currently approved information collection form (AD–755). Abstract: The primary objective for the use of the AD–755 form is to determine the qualifications, suitability and availability of a candidate to serve on advisory committees and/or research and promotion boards. The information will be used to both conduct background clearances and to compile annual reports on advisory committees. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 30 minutes per response. Respondents: Individuals or households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1684. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 842. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 43391 collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Send comments to: Mica Robertson, Office of the White House Liaison, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., the Whitten Building, Room 219–A, Washington, DC 20250. All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of public record. Mike Johanns, Secretary of Agriculture. [FR Doc. 05–14781 Filed 7–26–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–02–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Revision of Land Management Plan for the National Forests in Mississippi Forest Service, USDA. Notice of adjustment to an ongoing plan revision process. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The National Forests in Mississippi elects to adjust its land management plan revision process from compliance with the 1982 planning regulations, to conformance with new planning regulations adopted in January 2005. This adjustment will have the following effects: (1) The revised forest plan will consist of five components organized into three main parts or sections, making it more strategic and flexible (36 CFR part 219). (2) The Responsible Official who approves the final plan will be the Forest Supervisor instead of the Regional Forester (36 CFR 219.2). (3) The National Forests in Mississippi will establish an environmental management system simultaneously with completion of the revised forest plan (36 CFR 219.5). (4) The National Forests in Mississippi will prepare a comprehensive evaluation for plan revision in conjunction with development of the revised plan (36 CFR 219.6). (5) Pending final rulemaking, the planning and decision-making process may be categorically excluded from analysis and documentation in an environmental impact statement and record of decision (see draft rule at 70 FR 1062, January 5, 2005). (6) Administrative review will consist of a pre-decision objection process (36 CFR 219.13). E:\FR\FM\27JYN1.SGM 27JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 143 (Wednesday, July 27, 2005)]
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[Pages 43390-43391]
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

July 21, 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 OBM 
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.

Food and Nutrition Service

    Title: National School Lunch Program.
    OMB Control Number: 0584-0006.
    Summary of Collection: Section 111 of the Child Nutrition and WIC 
Reauthorization Act of 2004 (Pub. L. 108-265; June 30, 2004) amended 
section 9(h) of the Richard B. Russell School Lunch Act (NSLA) (42 
U.S.C. 1758(h)) by increasing the number of mandatory food safety 
inspections for schools participating in the National School Lunch 
Program and the School Breakfast Program from one to two per year and 
by requiring schools to post the most recent inspection report in a 
visible location and to release a copy of the report to the public upon 
request.
    Need and Use of the Information: The information will be collected 
to ensure that State agencies annually monitor the number of food 
safety inspections obtained by schools and to submit the results to the 
Food and Nutrition Service for each fiscal year 2006 through 2009.
    Description of Respondents: State, Local, or Tribal Government, 
Individuals or household, Business or other for-profit, Not-for-profit 
institutions, Federal Government.
    Number of Respondents: 121,165.
    Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: On occasion; 
Quarterly; Monthly; Annually.
    Total Burden Hours: 9,480,695.

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Food and Nutrition Service

    Title: 7 CFR Part 226 Child and Adult Care Food Program.
    OMB Control Number: 0584-0055.
    Summary of Collection: Section 17 of the National School Lunch Act, 
as amended (42 U.S.C. 1766) authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture to 
provide each reimbursement and commodity assistance, on a per meal 
basis, for food service to children in nonresidential child care 
centers and family day care home, and to eligible adults in 
nonresidential adult day care centers. Section 119 of the Child 
Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004, Public Law 108-265 
amended the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to increase 
the duration of tiering determinations from three years to five years 
for family or group day care homes whose tiering status is derived from 
school data. The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) has established 
application, monitoring, recordkeeping, and reporting requirements to 
manage the Program effectively, and ensure that the legislative intent 
of this mandate is responsibly implemented.
    Need and Use of the Information: FNS and State agencies 
administering the Program will use the collected information to 
determine eligibility of institutions to participate in the CACFP, 
ensure acceptance of responsibility in managing an effective food 
service, implement systems for appropriating Program funds, and ensure 
Compliance with all statutory and regulatory requirements.
    Description of Respondents: State, Local or Tribal Government; 
Individuals or households; Not-for-profit institutions.
    Number of Respondents: 4,480,796.
    Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: On occasion; 
Biennially; Semi-annually; Monthly and Annually.
    Total Burden Hours: 5,779,223.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 05-14766 Filed 7-26-05; 8:45 am]
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