Termination of the Upland Cotton User Marketing Certificate (Step 2) Program, 19851 [E6-5751]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 74 / Tuesday, April 18, 2006 / Notices hsrobinson on PROD1PC68 with NOTICES 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) 720–8681. 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. Forest Service Title: Special Use Administration. OMB Control Number: 0596–0082. Summary of Collection: Several statutes authorize the Forest Service (FS) to issue and administer authorizations for use and occupancy of National Forest System (NFS) lands and require the collection of information from the public for those purposes including Title 5 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA, Pub. L. 94–579), the Organic Administration Act of 1897, (16 U.S.C. 551); the National Forest Ski Area Permit Act (16 U.S.C. 497b); section 28 of the Mineral Leasing Act (30 U.S.C. 185); the National Forest Roads and Trails Act (FRTA, 16 U.S.C. 532–538); section 7 of the Granger-Thye Act (16 U.S.C. 480d); the Act of May 20, 2000 (16 U.S.C. 460–6d); and the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act (16 U.S.C. 6801–6814). Forest Service regulations implementing these authorities, found at Title 36, Code of Federal Regulations, Section 251, Subpart B (36 CFR 251, Subpart B), contain information collection requirements, including submission of applications, execution of forms, and imposition of terms and conditions that entail information collection requirements, such as the requirement to submit annual financial information; to prepare and update an operating plan; to prepare and update a maintenance plan; and to submit compliance reports and information updates. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:13 Apr 17, 2006 Jkt 208001 19851 Need and Use of the Information: The information collected is evaluated by the FS to ensure that authorized uses of NFS lands are in the public interest and are compatible with the agency mission. The information helps the agency identify environmental and social impacts of special uses for purposes of compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act and program administration. There are six categories of information collected: (1) Information required from proponents and applicants to evaluate proposals and applications to use or occupy NFS lands; (2) information required from applicants to complete special use authorizations; (3) annual financial information required from holders to determine land use fees; (4) information required from holders to prepare and update operating plans; (5) information required from holders to prepare and update maintenance plans; and (6) information required from holders to complete compliance reports and information updates. Description of Respondents: Individuals or households; business or other for-profit; not-for-profit institutions; farms; Federal Government; State, local or tribal government. Number of Respondents: 76,780. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion; Quarterly. Total Burden Hours: 155,554. 0553. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) should contact the USDA Target Center at (202) 720–2600 (voice and TDD). Telephone: (202) 720– 6215. Electronic mail: Tim.Murray@wdc.usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 1103 of the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 (Pub. L. 109–171) repeals the authorizing language found in Section 136 of the Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 1996 (7 U.S.C. 7236) in its entirety, and amends Section 1207 of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 (7 U.S.C. 7937) eliminating the Upland Cotton User Marketing Certificate Program. The Commodity Credit Corporation is notifying all interested parties. The effective date of this repeal is August 1, 2006. Therefore, upland cotton used domestically, or exported under the terms and conditions of the Upland Cotton Domestic User/Exporter Agreement after July 31, 2006, will not be eligible for payment under the Upland Cotton User Marketing Certificate Program. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E6–5758 Filed 4–17–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–05–P BILLING CODE 3410–11–P Federal Crop Insurance Corporation DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Commodity Credit Corporation Termination of the Upland Cotton User Marketing Certificate (Step 2) Program Commodity Credit Corporation, USDA. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice announces the termination of the Upland Cotton User Marketing Certificate Program, commonly referred to as the Step 2 Program. The effective date of the action announced by this notice is August 1, 2006. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Timothy R. Murray, Cotton Program Manager, Warehouse and Inventory Division, Farm Service Agency, USDA, STOP 0553, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20250– PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Signed at Washington, DC, on April 4, 2006. Teresa C. Lasseter, Executive Vice President, Commodity Credit Corporation. [FR Doc. E6–5751 Filed 4–17–06; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Funding Opportunity Title: Commodity Partnerships for Risk Management Education (Commodity Partnerships Program) Announcement Type: Availability of Funds and Request for Application for Competitive Cooperative Partnership Agreements—Initial. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number (CFDA): 10.457. Dates: Applications are due June 2, 2006. Executive Summary: The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC), operating through the Risk Management Agency (RMA), announces the availability of approximately $5.0 million for Commodity Partnerships for Risk Management Education (the Commodity Partnerships Program). The purpose of this cooperative partnership agreement program is to deliver training and information in the management of production, marketing, and financial risk to U.S. agricultural producers. The E:\FR\FM\18APN1.SGM 18APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 74 (Tuesday, April 18, 2006)]
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[FR Doc No: E6-5751]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Commodity Credit Corporation


Termination of the Upland Cotton User Marketing Certificate (Step 
2) Program

AGENCY: Commodity Credit Corporation, USDA.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces the termination of the Upland Cotton 
User Marketing Certificate Program, commonly referred to as the Step 2 
Program.

DATES: The effective date of the action announced by this notice is 
August 1, 2006.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Timothy R. Murray, Cotton Program 
Manager, Warehouse and Inventory Division, Farm Service Agency, USDA, 
STOP 0553, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20250-0553. 
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for 
communication (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) should contact 
the USDA Target Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TDD). Telephone: 
(202) 720-6215. Electronic mail: Tim.Murray@wdc.usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 1103 of the Deficit Reduction Act of 
2005 (Pub. L. 109-171) repeals the authorizing language found in 
Section 136 of the Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 
1996 (7 U.S.C. 7236) in its entirety, and amends Section 1207 of the 
Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 (7 U.S.C. 7937) 
eliminating the Upland Cotton User Marketing Certificate Program. The 
Commodity Credit Corporation is notifying all interested parties.
    The effective date of this repeal is August 1, 2006. Therefore, 
upland cotton used domestically, or exported under the terms and 
conditions of the Upland Cotton Domestic User/Exporter Agreement after 
July 31, 2006, will not be eligible for payment under the Upland Cotton 
User Marketing Certificate Program.

    Signed at Washington, DC, on April 4, 2006.
Teresa C. Lasseter,
Executive Vice President, Commodity Credit Corporation.
[FR Doc. E6-5751 Filed 4-17-06; 8:45 am]
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