Notice of Intent To Revise and Extend a Currently Approved Information Collection, 48665 [05-16463]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 160 / Friday, August 19, 2005 / Notices Accordingly, the review provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.) and implementing regulations at 5 CFR part 1320 do not apply. Conclusion The Forest Service is committed to providing adequate opportunities for the public to comment on administrative directives that are of substantial public interest or controversy, as provided in the regulations at 36 CFR part 216. Because it is important to provide Forest Service units with updated guidance and direction in a comprehensive integrated package, the agency issued the ID’s on August 16, 2005, making them effective immediately. However, pursuant to 36 CFR 216.7, the Forest Service is also requesting public comment on the ID’s along with the proposed directives. All comments will be considered in the development of final directives. Paper copies are available upon request from the address and phone numbers listed in the ADDRESSES section of this notice, as well as from the nearest Regional Office, the location of which are also available on the Washington Office headquarters home page on the World Wide Web at http://www.fs.fed.us. Dated: August 16, 2005. Sally D. Collins, Associate Chief of the Forest Service. [FR Doc. 05–16493 Filed 8–18–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–11–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE National Agricultural Statistics Service Notice of Intent To Revise and Extend a Currently Approved Information Collection National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13) and Office of Management and Budget regulations at 5 CFR part 1320 (60 FR 44978, August 29, 1995), this notice announces the intention of the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) to request revision and extension of a currently approved information collection, the Stocks Reports. Comments on this notice must be received by October 18, 2005 to be assured of consideration. DATES: VerDate jul<14>2003 16:47 Aug 18, 2005 Jkt 205001 Comments may be sent to Ginny McBride, NASS Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Room 5336 South Building, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250–2024 or to gmcbride@nass.usda.gov or faxed to (202) 720–6396. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carol House, Associate Administrator, National Agricultural Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, (202) 720–4333. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Stocks Reports. OMB Control Number: 0535–0007. Expiration Date of Approval: February 28, 2006. Type of Request: Intent to seek approval to revise and extend an information collection. Abstract: The primary objective of the National Agricultural Statistics Service is to prepare and issue State and national estimates of crop and livestock production, stocks, disposition, and prices. The Stocks Report Surveys provide estimates of stocks of grains, hops, oilseeds, peanuts, potatoes, and rice that are stored off-farm. These offfarm stocks are combined with on-farm stocks to estimate stocks in all positions. Stocks statistics are used by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to help administer programs; by State agencies to develop, research, and promote the marketing of products; and by producers to find their best market opportunity. NASS intends to request that the survey be approved for another 3 years. These data will be collected under the authority of 7 U.S.C. 2204(a). Individually identifiable data collected under this authority are governed by Section 1770 of the Food Security Act of 1985, 7 U.S.C. 2276, which requires USDA to afford strict confidentiality to non-aggregated data provided by respondents. Estimate of Burden: This information collection comprises 15 individual surveys that are conducted 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, or 12 times a year for an estimated total of 50,000 responses. Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 18 minutes per response. Respondents: Farms and businesses. Estimated Number of Respondents: 13,000. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 15,000 hours. Copies of this information collection and related instructions can be obtained without charge from Ginny McBride, NASS Clearance Officer, at (202) 720– 5778. Comments: Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 48665 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. All responses to this notice will become a matter of public record and be summarized in the request for OMB approval. Signed at Washington, DC, July 29, 2005. Carol House, Associate Administrator. [FR Doc. 05–16463 Filed 8–18–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–20–P COMMITTEE FOR PURCHASE FROM PEOPLE WHO ARE BLIND OR SEVERELY DISABLED Procurement List; Redesignation of Services Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled. ACTION: Redesignation of Procurement List services. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice redesignates services on the Procurement List which will be procured on a Basewide basis rather than for individual buildings. These services are being performed for the Department of the Air Force, Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico. DATES: Effective August 19, 2005. ADDRESSES: Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled, Jefferson Plaza 2, Suite 10800, 1421 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia 2202–3259. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sheryl D. Kennerly, (703) 603–7740. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following services are on the Procurement List to be performed by the designated nonprofit agencies for the Department of the Air Force, Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico as identified below: From: Service Type/Location: Janitorial/ Custodial, Buildings 333, 404, 499, 589, 20107, 20160, 20203, 21851, and 21852; E:\FR\FM\19AUN1.SGM 19AUN1

Agencies

[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 160 (Friday, August 19, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Page 48665]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-16463]


-----------------------------------------------------------------------

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

National Agricultural Statistics Service


Notice of Intent To Revise and Extend a Currently Approved 
Information Collection

AGENCY: National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

-----------------------------------------------------------------------

SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. 
L. 104-13) and Office of Management and Budget regulations at 5 CFR 
part 1320 (60 FR 44978, August 29, 1995), this notice announces the 
intention of the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) to 
request revision and extension of a currently approved information 
collection, the Stocks Reports.

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by October 18, 2005 to 
be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Comments may be sent to Ginny McBride, NASS Clearance 
Officer, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Room 5336 South Building, 1400 
Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250-2024 or to 
gmcbride@nass.usda.gov or faxed to (202) 720-6396.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carol House, Associate Administrator, 
National Agricultural Statistics Service, U.S. Department of 
Agriculture, (202) 720-4333.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Stocks Reports.
    OMB Control Number: 0535-0007.
    Expiration Date of Approval: February 28, 2006.
    Type of Request: Intent to seek approval to revise and extend an 
information collection.
    Abstract: The primary objective of the National Agricultural 
Statistics Service is to prepare and issue State and national estimates 
of crop and livestock production, stocks, disposition, and prices. The 
Stocks Report Surveys provide estimates of stocks of grains, hops, 
oilseeds, peanuts, potatoes, and rice that are stored off-farm. These 
off-farm stocks are combined with on-farm stocks to estimate stocks in 
all positions. Stocks statistics are used by the U.S. Department of 
Agriculture to help administer programs; by State agencies to develop, 
research, and promote the marketing of products; and by producers to 
find their best market opportunity. NASS intends to request that the 
survey be approved for another 3 years.
    These data will be collected under the authority of 7 U.S.C. 
2204(a). Individually identifiable data collected under this authority 
are governed by Section 1770 of the Food Security Act of 1985, 7 U.S.C. 
2276, which requires USDA to afford strict confidentiality to non-
aggregated data provided by respondents.
    Estimate of Burden: This information collection comprises 15 
individual surveys that are conducted 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, or 12 times a year 
for an estimated total of 50,000 responses. Public reporting burden for 
this collection of information is estimated to average 18 minutes per 
response.
    Respondents: Farms and businesses.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 13,000.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 15,000 hours.
    Copies of this information collection and related instructions can 
be obtained without charge from Ginny McBride, NASS Clearance Officer, 
at (202) 720-5778.
    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 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. All responses to 
this notice will become a matter of public record and be summarized in 
the request for OMB approval.

    Signed at Washington, DC, July 29, 2005.
Carol House,
Associate Administrator.
[FR Doc. 05-16463 Filed 8-18-05; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3410-20-P