Request for Extension and Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Request for Direct Loan Assistance, 48932 [05-16513]

Download as PDF 48932 Notices Federal Register Vol. 70, No. 161 Monday, August 22, 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 Farm Service Agency Request for Extension and Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Request for Direct Loan Assistance Farm Service Agency, USDA. Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the intent of the Farm Service Agency (FSA) to request renewal of the information collection currently approved and used in support of the FSA Farm Loan Programs (FLP). This information collection has been revised for clarification in conjunction with the request for extension of the burden package. DATES: Comments on this notice must be received on or before October 21, 2005, to be assured consideration. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sam Snyder, USDA, Farm Service Agency, Loan Making Division, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., STOP 0522, Washington, DC 20250–0522; telephone (202) 720–0599; electronic mail: Sam.Snyder@wdc.usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Request for Direct Loan Assistance. OMB Control Number: 0560–0167. Expiration Date of Approval: February 28, 2006. Type of Request: Extension and revision of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: Form FSA–410–1 is used for collecting information for making eligibility and financial feasibility determinations on respondents’ requests for direct operating, farm ownership, and emergency loans and for currently indebted borrowers requesting loan servicing assistance as authorized under the Consolidated Farm and Rural VerDate jul<14>2003 16:09 Aug 19, 2005 Jkt 205001 Development Act. Collection information for making eligibility and financial feasibility determinations on respondents’ requests for direct youth loans will now be made on the new Form FSA–2011. Travel time has been included in the Estimated Annual Burden on Respondents. Estimate of Annual Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 120 minutes per response for the Form FSA– 410–1, and 90 minutes for the Form FSA–2011. Respondents: Individuals or households, businesses or other for profit and farms. Estimated Number of Respondents: 30,461. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 59,343. Comments are invited on the following: (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. These comments should be sent to the Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Washington, DC 20503 and to Sam Snyder, Senior Loan Officer, USDA, Farm Service Agency, Loan Making Division, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., STOP 0522, Washington, DC 20250–0522. Comments will be summarized and included in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval of the information collection. All comments will also become a matter of public record. PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Signed in Washington, DC on August 5, 2005. James R. Little, Administrator, Farm Service Agency. [FR Doc. 05–16513 Filed 8–19–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–05–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Ravalli County Resource Advisory Committee Forest Service, USDA. Notice of meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Ravalli County Resource Advisory Committee will be meeting to discuss and vote on 2005 projects and hold a short public forum (question and answer session). This meeting is being held pursuant to the authorities in the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463) and under the Secure Rural Schools and Community SelfDetermination Act of 2000 (Pub. L. 106– 393). The meeting is open to the public. DATES: The meeting will be held on August 23, 2005, 6:30 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Ravalli County Administration Building, 215 S. 4th Street, Hamilton, Montana. Send written comments to Daniel G. Ritter, District Ranger, Stevensville Ranger District, 88 Main Street, Stevensville, MT 59870, by facsimile (406) 777–7423, or electronically to dritter@fs.fed.us. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Daniel Ritter, Stevensville District Ranger and Designated Federal officer, Phone: (406) 777–5461. Dated: August 15, 2005. David T. Bull, Forest Supervisor. [FR Doc. 05–16531 Filed 8–19–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–11–M DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Business-Cooperative Service Notice of Public Meeting on Cooperative Research Agenda Rural Business-Cooperative Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\22AUN1.SGM 22AUN1

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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. 161 / Monday, August 22, 2005 / 
Notices

[[Page 48932]]



DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Farm Service Agency


Request for Extension and Revision of a Currently Approved 
Information Collection; Request for Direct Loan Assistance

AGENCY: Farm Service Agency, USDA.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this 
notice announces the intent of the Farm Service Agency (FSA) to request 
renewal of the information collection currently approved and used in 
support of the FSA Farm Loan Programs (FLP). This information 
collection has been revised for clarification in conjunction with the 
request for extension of the burden package.

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received on or before October 
21, 2005, to be assured consideration.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sam Snyder, USDA, Farm Service Agency, 
Loan Making Division, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., STOP 0522, 
Washington, DC 20250-0522; telephone (202) 720-0599; electronic mail: 
Sam.Snyder@wdc.usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Request for Direct Loan Assistance.
    OMB Control Number: 0560-0167.
    Expiration Date of Approval: February 28, 2006.
    Type of Request: Extension and revision of a currently approved 
information collection.
    Abstract: Form FSA-410-1 is used for collecting information for 
making eligibility and financial feasibility determinations on 
respondents' requests for direct operating, farm ownership, and 
emergency loans and for currently indebted borrowers requesting loan 
servicing assistance as authorized under the Consolidated Farm and 
Rural Development Act. Collection information for making eligibility 
and financial feasibility determinations on respondents' requests for 
direct youth loans will now be made on the new Form FSA-2011. Travel 
time has been included in the Estimated Annual Burden on Respondents.
    Estimate of Annual Burden: Public reporting burden for this 
collection of information is estimated to average 120 minutes per 
response for the Form FSA-410-1, and 90 minutes for the Form FSA-2011.
    Respondents: Individuals or households, businesses or other for 
profit and farms.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 30,461.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 59,343.
    Comments are invited on the following: (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. These 
comments should be sent to the Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 
Washington, DC 20503 and to Sam Snyder, Senior Loan Officer, USDA, Farm 
Service Agency, Loan Making Division, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., 
STOP 0522, Washington, DC 20250-0522.
    Comments will be summarized and included in the request for Office 
of Management and Budget approval of the information collection. All 
comments will also become a matter of public record.

    Signed in Washington, DC on August 5, 2005.
James R. Little,
Administrator, Farm Service Agency.
[FR Doc. 05-16513 Filed 8-19-05; 8:45 am]
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