Information Collection; Rate Quotation for Transportation Services, 45516-45517 [E6-12958]

Download as PDF 45516 Notices Federal Register Vol. 71, No. 153 Wednesday, August 9, 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 Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES August 4, 2006. 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) 720–8681. 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:10 Aug 08, 2006 Jkt 208001 the collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Forest Service Title: Forest Service Ride-Along Program Application. OMB Control Number: 0596–0170. Summary of Collection: The Forest Service (FS) ride-along program allows the general public or other interested person to accompany agency law enforcement personnel as they conduct their normal field duties, including access to and discussions about agency law enforcement vehicles, procedures, and facilities. The program provides an opportunity for officers to enhance the public’s understanding and support of the agency program and to increase agency understanding of public and community concerns. The program also aids the agency’s recruitment program by allowing interested persons to observe a potential career choice or to participate in innovative intern-type programs, and by allowing the agency to showcase the quality of its program and services. Need and Use of the Information: Information will be collected from any person who voluntarily approaches the FS and wishes to participate in the program. The FS 5300–33 program application form will be used to conduct a minimal background check and the FS 5300–34 is a liability waiver form that requires the applicant’s signature and their written assurance that they have read and understood the form. The information collected from the forms will be used by FS and, in appropriate part, by any person or entity needed and authorized by the FS to provide the needed background information (primarily applicable local law enforcement agencies, state criminal justice agencies maintaining state justice records, and by the FBI). If the information is not collected, the program could not operate. Description of Respondents: Individuals or households; Federal Government; State, Local or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 100. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Other (per applicant). PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Total Burden Hours: 16. Charlene Parker, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E6–12955 Filed 8–8–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–11–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Commodity Credit Corporation Information Collection; Rate Quotation for Transportation Services Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC), USDA. ACTION: Notice; request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Commodity Credit Corporation is seeking comments from all interested individuals and organizations on the extension with revision of a currently approved information collection associated with Rate Quotation for Transportation Services. The CCC is collecting freight rate quotes from the participating Motor Carriers and Intermodal Marketing Companies who transport agricultural products for the Department of Agriculture and using the collected freight rate quotes to establish the lowest cost of movement to meet the transportation needs of CCC. DATES: Comments on this notice must be received on or before October 10, 2006. ADDRESSES: Comments concerning this notice should be addressed to Khristy Baughman, Chief, Planning and Analysis Division, Kansas City Commodity Office, 6501 Beacon Drive, Kansas City, Missouri 64133–4676. Comments also may be submitted by fax to: (816) 926–1648; or by e-mail to: Khristy.baughman@kcc.usda.gov. Comments should also be sent to the Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Washington, DC 20503. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Khristy Baughman, Chief of Planning and Analysis Division, (816) 926–6509, or by e-mail to: Khristy.baughman@kcc.usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Rate Quotation for Transportation Services. OMB Control Number: 0560–0235. E:\FR\FM\09AUN1.SGM 09AUN1 jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 153 / Wednesday, August 9, 2006 / Notices Type of Request: Revision and extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Motor Carriers provide over the road trucking, and Intermodal Marketing Companies (IMCs) provide rail trailer-on-flatcar/container-onflatcar (TOFC/COFC) service that CCC at the Kansas City Commodity Office (KCCO) hires to meet program transportation needs for the agricultural commodities. Motor Carriers and IMCs are required to complete and submit the KC–5, Rate Quotation for Transportation Services form. The CCC is collecting freight rate quotes to establish the lowest cost of movement to meet transportation needs of U.S. Department of Agriculture. CCC must ensure that Motor Carriers and IMCs providing the transportation service have both the willingness and the capacity to meet these needs. Estimate of Annual Burden: Public reporting burden for collecting information under this notice is estimated to average 15 minutes per response, including the time for reviewing instructions, searching existing data sources, gathering and maintaining the data needed, and completing and reviewing the collection of information. Type of Respondents: Motor Carriers and Intermodal Marketing companies. Estimated Number of Respondents: 164. Estimated Number of Annual Responses per Respondent: 41. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 1,681 hours. Comments are invited on: (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 collected; or (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of the 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 comments received response to this notice, including names and addresses when provided, will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of public record. VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:05 Aug 08, 2006 Jkt 208001 Signed at Washington, DC, on August 3, 2006. Teresa C. Lasseter, Executive Vice President, Commodity Credit Corporation. [FR Doc. E6–12958 Filed 8–8–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–05–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Intermountain Region, Boise, Payette, and Sawtooth National Forests; Supplement to the Environmental Impact Statement for the Revised Land and Resource Management Plan Environmental Impact Statement Forest Service, USDA. Notice of intent to supplement an environmental impact statement. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Forest Service will prepare a supplement to the final environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Southwest Idaho Ecogroup Revised Land and Resource Management Plan EIS to present additional information concerning terrestrial Management Indicator Species (MIS). DATES: Comments concerning the scope of the analysis must be received 45 days after publication of the draft supplement to the Southwest Idaho Ecogroup Revised Land and Resource Management Plan (SWIEG FLRMP) EIS. The draft supplement to the SWIEG FLRMP EIS is expected December 2006 and the final supplement is expected March 2007. ADDRESSES: Send written comments to Sharon LaBrecque, Planning, GIS and Vegetation Staff Officer, Sawtooth National Forest; 2647 Kimberly Road East, Twin Falls, Idaho 83301; or via telephone at (208) 737–3200; or you may hand-deliver your comments to the Sawtooth Forest Supervisor’s Officer, located at 2647 Kimberly Road East, Twin Falls, during normal business hours from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding Federal holidays. Electronic comments must be submitted in a format such as an e-mail message, plain text (.txt), rich text format (.rtf), and Word (.doc) to: comments-intermtn-sawtooth@fs.fed.us. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sharon LaBrecque, GIS and Vegetation Staff Officer, Sawtooth National Forest at the address above. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Forest Service is proposing to prepare a supplement to the final environmental impact statement for the SWIEG FLRMP. In accordance with FSH PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 45517 1909.15—Chapter 10—Section 18, the 2003 SWIEG FLRMP Final EIS has been reviewed. The Forest Service will prepare a supplement to the Final EIS by analyzing and presenting additional information concerning terrestrial management Indicator Species (MIS) specific to the 1982 regulations at 36 CFR 219.20. The scope and analysis of the proposed supplement to the Final EIS will be limited to the requirements for MIS analysis in 36 CFR 219.20. The original Notice of Intent for revision of the SWIEG FLRMP EIS was published in the Federal Register Vol. 63, No. 79, April 24, 1998. In July, 2003, a separate Record of Decision (ROD) was issued for each of the three SWIEG Forests (Boise, Payette, and Sawtooth) which implemented Alternative 7 as described in their respective ROD. All three RODs were appealed in 2004. The Appeal Deciding Officer affirmed each ROD on March 9, 2005. Purpose and Need for Action The supplement will not change the purpose and need which was described in the SWIEG FLRMP Final EIS on pages 1–4 through 1–8. The scope of the supplement is only to provide additional analysis regarding terrestrial MIS. Proposed Action The supplement will not change the proposed action which was described in the SWIEG FLRMP Final EIS on pages 1–1 through 1–3. The scope of the supplement is only to provide additional analysis in accordance with 36 CFR 219.20 regarding terrestrial MIS. Responsible Official The Responsible Official is Jack Troyer, Intermountain Regional Forester, USDA—Forest Service; 324 25th Street; Ogden, UT 84401. Nature of Decision To Be Made The Responsible Official will review the supplement and determine if the 2003 Records of Decision for the Boise, Payette, and Sawtooth National Forests, based on the SWIEG FLRMP Final EIS, should be modified or if the original decisions are to remain in effect and unchanged. Scoping Process Extensive public involvement has occurred on this project over the last ten years in the form of news releases, field tours, and public meetings. No additional scoping is planned for this supplement. E:\FR\FM\09AUN1.SGM 09AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 153 (Wednesday, August 9, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 45516-45517]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-12958]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Commodity Credit Corporation


Information Collection; Rate Quotation for Transportation 
Services

AGENCY: Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC), USDA.

ACTION: Notice; request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), 
the Commodity Credit Corporation is seeking comments from all 
interested individuals and organizations on the extension with revision 
of a currently approved information collection associated with Rate 
Quotation for Transportation Services. The CCC is collecting freight 
rate quotes from the participating Motor Carriers and Intermodal 
Marketing Companies who transport agricultural products for the 
Department of Agriculture and using the collected freight rate quotes 
to establish the lowest cost of movement to meet the transportation 
needs of CCC.

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received on or before October 
10, 2006.

ADDRESSES: Comments concerning this notice should be addressed to 
Khristy Baughman, Chief, Planning and Analysis Division, Kansas City 
Commodity Office, 6501 Beacon Drive, Kansas City, Missouri 64133-4676. 
Comments also may be submitted by fax to: (816) 926-1648; or by e-mail 
to: Khristy.baughman@kcc.usda.gov. Comments should also be sent to the 
Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory 
Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Washington, DC 20503.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Khristy Baughman, Chief of Planning 
and Analysis Division, (816) 926-6509, or by e-mail to: 
Khristy.baughman@kcc.usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Rate Quotation for Transportation Services.
    OMB Control Number: 0560-0235.

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    Type of Request: Revision and extension of a currently approved 
collection.
    Abstract: Motor Carriers provide over the road trucking, and 
Intermodal Marketing Companies (IMCs) provide rail trailer-on-flatcar/
container-on-flatcar (TOFC/COFC) service that CCC at the Kansas City 
Commodity Office (KCCO) hires to meet program transportation needs for 
the agricultural commodities. Motor Carriers and IMCs are required to 
complete and submit the KC-5, Rate Quotation for Transportation 
Services form. The CCC is collecting freight rate quotes to establish 
the lowest cost of movement to meet transportation needs of U.S. 
Department of Agriculture. CCC must ensure that Motor Carriers and IMCs 
providing the transportation service have both the willingness and the 
capacity to meet these needs.
    Estimate of Annual Burden: Public reporting burden for collecting 
information under this notice is estimated to average 15 minutes per 
response, including the time for reviewing instructions, searching 
existing data sources, gathering and maintaining the data needed, and 
completing and reviewing the collection of information.
    Type of Respondents: Motor Carriers and Intermodal Marketing 
companies.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 164.
    Estimated Number of Annual Responses per Respondent: 41.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 1,681 hours.
    Comments are invited on: (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 collected; or (d) ways to 
minimize the burden of the collection of the 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 comments received response to this notice, including names and 
addresses when provided, 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, on August 3, 2006.
Teresa C. Lasseter,
Executive Vice President, Commodity Credit Corporation.
 [FR Doc. E6-12958 Filed 8-8-06; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3410-05-P