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Download as PDF 86 Notices Federal Register Vol. 71, No. 1 Tuesday, January 3, 2006 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 Commodity Credit Corporation Notice of Request for Extension and Revision of Currently Approved Information Collections AGENCY: Commodity Credit Corporation, rmajette on DSK29S0YB1PROD with NOTICES6 USDA. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Commodity Credit Corporation’s (CCC) intention to request an extension for a currently approved information collection in support of the Technical Assistance for Specialty Crops (TASC). DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by March 6, 2006 to be assured of consideration. Additional Information or Comments: Contact Director, Marketing Operations Staff, Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20250–1042, (202) 720– 4327. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Technical Assistance for Specialty Crops. OMB Number: 0551–0038. Expiration Date of Approval: May 31, 2006. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information collections. Abstract: This information is needed to administer CCC’s Technical Assistance for Specialty Crops program. The information will be gathered from applicants desiring to receive grants under the program to determine the viability of requests for funds. Regulations governing the program appear at 7 CFR part 1487 and are available on the Foreign Agricultural Service’s Web site. VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:46 Nov 10, 2010 Jkt 223001 Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 32 hours per respondent. Respondents: U.S. government agencies, State government agencies, non-profit trade associations, universities, agricultural cooperatives, and private companies. Estimated Number of Respondents: 50. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 5. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 1,600 hours. Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Kimberly Chisley, the Agency Information Collection Coordinator, at (202) 720–2568. Request for Comments: Send comments regarding (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 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 automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments may be sent to Director, Marketing Operations Staff, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1400 Independence Ave., SW., STOP 1042, Washington, DC 20250–1042 and the Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Washington, DC 20503. Facsimile submissions may be sent to (202) 720– 9361 and electronic mail submissions should be addressed to: mosadmin@fas.usda.gov. 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. PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Signed at Washington, DC December 28, 2005. W. Kirk Miller, Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service and Vice President, Commodity Credit Corporation. [FR Doc. 05–24682 Filed 12–30–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–10–M DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Food and Nutrition Service Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request—Form FNS–209, Status of Claims Against Households AGENCY: Food and Nutrition Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this Notice invites the general public and other public agencies to comment on proposed information collections. Sections 11, 13, and 16 of the Food Stamp Act of 1977 (the Act) are the basis for the information collected on Form FNS–209, Status of Claims Against Households. Section 11 of the Act requires that State agencies submit reports and other information that are necessary to determine compliance with the Act and its implementing regulations. Section 13 of the Act requires State agencies to establish claims and collect overpayments against households. Section 16 of the Act authorizes State agencies to retain a portion of what is collected. The FNS– 209 is used as the mechanism for State agencies to report the claim establishment, collection and retention amounts. DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before March 6, 2006 to be assured consideration. ADDRESSES: Send comments to Jane Duffield, Chief, Payment Accuracy Branch, Food and Nutrition Service, USDA, 3101 Park Center Drive, Room 818, Alexandria, Virginia, 22302. Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3507), 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 E:\FR\FM\03JAN1.SGM 03JAN1

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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. 71, No. 1 / Tuesday, January 3, 2006 / 
Notices

[[Page 86]]



DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Commodity Credit Corporation


Notice of Request for Extension and Revision of Currently 
Approved Information Collections

AGENCY: Commodity Credit Corporation, 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 Commodity Credit Corporation's (CCC) intention to 
request an extension for a currently approved information collection in 
support of the Technical Assistance for Specialty Crops (TASC).

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by March 6, 2006 to be 
assured of consideration.
    Additional Information or Comments: Contact Director, Marketing 
Operations Staff, Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of 
Agriculture, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20250-1042, 
(202) 720-4327.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Technical Assistance for Specialty Crops.
    OMB Number: 0551-0038.
    Expiration Date of Approval: May 31, 2006.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information 
collections.
    Abstract: This information is needed to administer CCC's Technical 
Assistance for Specialty Crops program. The information will be 
gathered from applicants desiring to receive grants under the program 
to determine the viability of requests for funds. Regulations governing 
the program appear at 7 CFR part 1487 and are available on the Foreign 
Agricultural Service's Web site.
    Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of 
information is estimated to average 32 hours per respondent.
    Respondents: U.S. government agencies, State government agencies, 
non-profit trade associations, universities, agricultural cooperatives, 
and private companies.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 50.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 5.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 1,600 hours.
    Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Kimberly 
Chisley, the Agency Information Collection Coordinator, at (202) 720-
2568.
    Request for Comments: Send comments regarding (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 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 automated, electronic, 
mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms 
of information technology.
    Comments may be sent to Director, Marketing Operations Staff, U.S. 
Department of Agriculture, 1400 Independence Ave., SW., STOP 1042, 
Washington, DC 20250-1042 and the Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office 
of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 
Washington, DC 20503. Facsimile submissions may be sent to (202) 720-
9361 and electronic mail submissions should be addressed to: 
mosadmin@fas.usda.gov.
    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.

    Signed at Washington, DC December 28, 2005.
W. Kirk Miller,
Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service and Vice President, 
Commodity Credit Corporation.
[FR Doc. 05-24682 Filed 12-30-05; 8:45 am]
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