Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 54704-54705 [05-18377]

Download as PDF 54704 Notices Federal Register Vol. 70, No. 179 Friday, September 16, 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 Notice of Public Information Collections Being Reviewed by the U.S. Agency for International Development; Comments Requested SUMMARY: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is making efforts to reduce the paperwork burden. USAID invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act for 1995. Comments are requested concerning: (a) Whether the proposed or continuing collections of information are necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the burden estimates; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. DATES: Submit comments on or before November 15, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Beverly Johnson, Bureau for Management, Office of Administrative Services, Information and Records Division, U.S. Agency for International Development, Room 2.07–106, RRB, Washington, DC 20523, (202) 712–1365 or via e-mail bjohnson@usaid.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB No: OMB 0412–0514. Form No.: N/A. Title: USAID Regulation 1—Rules and Procedures Applicable to Commodity Transactions Financed by USAID (22 CFR part 201). Type of Review: Renewal of Information Collection. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:23 Sep 15, 2005 Jkt 205001 Purpose: The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) finances transactions under Commodity Import Programs and needs to assure that the transaction complies with applicable statutory and regulatory requirements. In order to assure compliance and request refund when appropriate, information is required from host country importers, suppliers receiving USAID funds, and banks making payments for USAID. Annual Reporting Burden: Respondents: 335. Total annual responses: 2,643. Total annual hours requested: 1,042. Dated: September 8, 2005. Joanne Paskar, Chief, Information and Records Division, Office of Administrative Services Bureau for Management. [FR Doc. 05–18387 Filed 9–15–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6116–01–M DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request September 12, 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 PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. Food Safety and Inspection Service Title: Consumer Complaint Monitoring System—Food Safety Mobile Questionnaire. OMB Control Number: 0583–NEW. Summary of Collection: The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has been delegated the authority to exercise the functions of the Secretary as provided in the Federal Meat Inspection Act (FMIA) (21 U.S.C. 601 et seq.), the Poultry Products Inspection Act (PPIA) (21 U.S.C. 451 et seq.), and the Egg Product Inspection Act (EPIA) (21 U.S.C. 1031 et seq.). These statutes mandate that FSIS protect the public by ensuring that meat and poultry products are safe, wholesome, unadulterated, and properly labeled and packaged. FSIS tracks consumer complaints about meat, poultry, and egg products. FSIS is developing a web portal to capture consumer complaint information. FSIS will also be using a Food Safety Mobile that travels around the continental United States promoting food safety with respect to meat, poultry, and egg products. Need and Use of the Information: FSIS will use the information collected from the web portal and a questionnaire to look for trends that will enhance the Agency’s food safety efforts. FSIS will also collect information that will assist them in planning and scheduling visits of the Food Safety Mobile. Description of Respondents: Individuals or households; Not-forprofit institutions Number of Respondents: 650. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion. E:\FR\FM\16SEN1.SGM 16SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 179 / Friday, September 16, 2005 / Notices Total Burden Hours: 139. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 05–18377 Filed 9–15–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–DM–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Agricultural Marketing Service [Docket No. ST–05–07] Plant Variety Protection Board; Open Meeting Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a forthcoming meeting of the Plant Variety Protection Board. DATES: October 6, 2005, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., open to the public. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the United States Department of Agriculture National Agricultural Library, 10301 Baltimore Blvd, Beltsville, Maryland. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mrs. Janice M. Strachan, Plant Variety Protection Office, Science and Technology Program, United States Department of Agriculture, 10301 Baltimore Blvd., Room 401, National Agricultural Library Building, Beltsville, MD 20705–2351, Telephone number (301) 504–5518, fax (301) 504–5291, or e-mail PVPOmail@usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the provisions of section 10(a) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, this notice is given regarding a Plant Variety Protection (PVP) Advisory Board meeting. The board is constituted under section 7 of the PVP Act (7 U.S.C. 2327). The proposed agenda for the meeting will include discussions of: (1) The accomplishments of the PVP Office, (2) the financial status of the PVP Office, (3) E-business update, (4) Use of molecular data as a tool to determine distinctness, uniformity and stability, role of the AMS National Science Laboratory, and accreditation procedures, and (5) other related topics. Upon entering the National Agricultural Library Building, visitors should inform security personnel that they are attending the PVP Advisory Board Meeting. Identification will be required to be admitted to the building. Security personnel will direct visitors to the registration table located outside of Room 1400. Registration upon arrival is necessary for all participants. SUMMARY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:04 Sep 15, 2005 Jkt 205001 If you require accommodations, such as sign language interpreter, please contact the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Minutes of the meeting will be available for public review 30 days following the meeting at the address listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. The minutes will also be posted on the Internet Web site http:// www.ams.usda.gov/science/PVPO/ PVPindex.htm. The agenda for the upcoming meeting will be as follows: Plant Variety Protection (PVP) 2005 Advisory Board Meeting Agenda, October 6, 2005 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call to Order Introductions Opening Remarks Adoption of Agenda Adoption of May 2004 Board Meeting Minutes Appeals to the Secretary of Agriculture Overview of the PVP Office and PVP Act PVP Office Accomplishment Report PVP Office Financial Update PVP Office E-business Update Use of Molecular Data in Determinations of Distinctness, Uniformity, and Stability, Roles of the AMS National Science Laboratory, and Accreditation Procedures Topics brought forward by Board members Future Program Activities Meeting Summary Adjourn Dated: September 12, 2005. Kenneth C. Clayton, Acting Administrator, Agricultural Marketing Service. [FR Doc. 05–18378 Filed 9–15–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–02–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Agricultural Research Service Notice of Intent To Request an Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection Agricultural Research 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 (OMB) regulations at 5 CFR Part 1320 (60 FR 44978, August 29, 1995), this notice announces the Agricultural Research Service’s (ARS) PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 54705 intention to request an extension of a currently approved information collection, Information Collection For Document Delivery Services at the National Agricultural Library (NAL), that expires February 28, 2006. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before November 21, 2005. ADDRESSES: Address all comments to Wayne Thompson, Access Services Librarian, Collection Services Branch, National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research Service, Room 300, 10301 Baltimore Ave., Beltsville, MD 20705–2351. Telephone: 301–504– 6503. Fax: 301–504–7593. E-mail: access@nal.usda.gov SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Information Collection For Document Delivery Services. OMB Number: 0518–0027. Expiration Date of Approval: February 28, 2006. Type of Request: To extend a currently approved information collection. Abstract: In its role as both a preeminent agricultural research library and a National Library of the United States, NAL (part of the Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service) provides loans and photocopies of materials from its collections to libraries and other institutions and organizations. NAL follows applicable copyright laws and guidelines and standard interlibrary codes and practices when providing loans and photocopies and charges a fee, if applicable, for this service. To request a loan or photocopy, institutions must provide a written request to NAL using either NAL’s Web-based online request system or an interlibrary loan request system such as the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) or the National Library of Medicine’s Docline. Information provided in these requests include the name, address, and telephone number of the party requesting the material, and depending on the method of delivery of the material to the party, may include either a fax number, e-mail address, or Ariel IP address. The requestor must also provide a statement acknowledging copyright compliance, bibliographic information for the material they are requesting, and the maximum dollar amount they are willing to pay for the material. The collected information is used to deliver the material to the requesting party, bill for and track payment of applicable fees, monitor the return to NAL of loaned material, identify and locate the requested material in NAL collections, and E:\FR\FM\16SEN1.SGM 16SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 179 (Friday, September 16, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 54704-54705]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-18377]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

September 12, 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.

Food Safety and Inspection Service

    Title: Consumer Complaint Monitoring System--Food Safety Mobile 
Questionnaire.
    OMB Control Number: 0583-NEW.
    Summary of Collection: The Food Safety and Inspection Service 
(FSIS) has been delegated the authority to exercise the functions of 
the Secretary as provided in the Federal Meat Inspection Act (FMIA) (21 
U.S.C. 601 et seq.), the Poultry Products Inspection Act (PPIA) (21 
U.S.C. 451 et seq.), and the Egg Product Inspection Act (EPIA) (21 
U.S.C. 1031 et seq.). These statutes mandate that FSIS protect the 
public by ensuring that meat and poultry products are safe, wholesome, 
unadulterated, and properly labeled and packaged. FSIS tracks consumer 
complaints about meat, poultry, and egg products. FSIS is developing a 
web portal to capture consumer complaint information. FSIS will also be 
using a Food Safety Mobile that travels around the continental United 
States promoting food safety with respect to meat, poultry, and egg 
products.
    Need and Use of the Information: FSIS will use the information 
collected from the web portal and a questionnaire to look for trends 
that will enhance the Agency's food safety efforts. FSIS will also 
collect information that will assist them in planning and scheduling 
visits of the Food Safety Mobile.
    Description of Respondents: Individuals or households; Not-for-
profit institutions
    Number of Respondents: 650.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion.

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    Total Burden Hours: 139.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 05-18377 Filed 9-15-05; 8:45 am]
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