Notice of Request for Extension of Currently Approved Information Collections, 15860 [07-1628]

Download as PDF 15860 Notices Federal Register Vol. 72, No. 63 Tuesday, April 3, 2007 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 of Currently Approved Information Collections Commodity Credit Corporation, USDA. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. ycherry on PROD1PC64 with NOTICES AGENCY: 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 collections in support of the regulations governing the foreign donation of agricultural commodities under the section 416(b) and Food for Progress programs, and the McGovernDole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program. DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by June 4, 2007. Additional Information or Comments: Contact Ronald Croushorn, Director, Food Assistance Division, Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Stop 1034, Washington, DC 20250–1034, telephone (202) 720–4221 or e-mail at ron.croushorn@usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Foreign Donation of Agricultural Commodities (Foreign Donation) and McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program (Food for Education). OMB Number: 0551–0035: Foreign Donation of Agricultural Commodities and McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program. Expiration Date of Approval: August 31, 2007. Type of Request: Extension of currently approved information collections. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:30 Apr 02, 2007 Jkt 211001 Abstract: Under both Foreign Donation of Agricultural Commodities and the McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program, information will be gathered from applicants desiring to receive grants under the programs to determine the viability of requests for resources to implement activities in foreign countries. Applicants that receive grants must submit compliance reports until commodities or local currencies generated from the sale thereof are utilized. Shipping agents must submit information and certifications regarding their activities amd affiliations. Documents are used to develop effective grant agreements and assure statutory requirements and objectives are met. Estimate of Burden: The public reporting burden for each respondent resulting from information collection under the Foreign Donation Program or the Food for Education Program varies in direct relation to the number and type of agreements entered into by such respondent. The estimated average reporting burden for the Foreign Donation of Agricultural Commodities is 11 hours per response and for the Food for Education Program is 11 hours per response. Respondents: U.S. private voluntary organizations, U.S. cooperatives, foreign governments, shipping agents, ship owners and brokers, and survey companies. Estimate Number of Respondents: 241 per annum. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 19 per annum. Estimated Total Annual Burden of Respondents: 50,434 hours. Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Tamoria Thompson-Hall, the Agency Information Collection Coordinator, at (202) 690– 1690 or e-mail at Tamoria.thompson@usda.gov. Requests 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 of the proposed collection of information; (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 PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 Ronald Croushorn, Director, Food Assistance Division, FAS, USDA, Stop 1034, Washington, DC 20250, or ron.croushorn@usda.gov, or to the Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Washington, DC 20503. Persons with disabilities who require an alternative means for communication of information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) should contact USDA’s Target Center at (202) 720–2600 (voice and TDD). 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, on March 28, 2007. Michael Yost, Administrator Foreign Agricultural Service. [FR Doc. 07–1628 Filed 4–2–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–10–M DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Farm Service Agency Information Collection: Farm Loan Programs Account Servicing Policies Farm Service Agency, USDA. Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Farm Service Agency is seeking comments from all interested individuals and organizations on the extension of an approved information collection associated with Farm Loan Programs Account Servicing Policies. DATES: Comments on this notice must be received on or before June 4, 2007 to be assured consideration. ADDRESSES: The comments should be addressed to James D. Rowe, Direct Loan Servicing Branch Chief, USDA, FSA, Farm Loan Programs, Loan Servicing Division, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., STOP 0523, Washington, DC 20250–0523. The comments also may be submitted to by e-mail to james.rowe@wdc.usda.gov. The E:\FR\FM\03APN1.SGM 03APN1

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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. 72, No. 63 / Tuesday, April 3, 2007 / 
Notices

[[Page 15860]]



DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Commodity Credit Corporation


Notice of Request for Extension 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 collections 
in support of the regulations governing the foreign donation of 
agricultural commodities under the section 416(b) and Food for Progress 
programs, and the McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and 
Child Nutrition Program.

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by June 4, 2007.
    Additional Information or Comments: Contact Ronald Croushorn, 
Director, Food Assistance Division, Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. 
Department of Agriculture, Stop 1034, Washington, DC 20250-1034, 
telephone (202) 720-4221 or e-mail at ron.croushorn@usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Foreign Donation of Agricultural Commodities (Foreign 
Donation) and McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child 
Nutrition Program (Food for Education).
    OMB Number: 0551-0035: Foreign Donation of Agricultural Commodities 
and McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition 
Program.
    Expiration Date of Approval: August 31, 2007.
    Type of Request: Extension of currently approved information 
collections.
    Abstract: Under both Foreign Donation of Agricultural Commodities 
and the McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child 
Nutrition Program, information will be gathered from applicants 
desiring to receive grants under the programs to determine the 
viability of requests for resources to implement activities in foreign 
countries. Applicants that receive grants must submit compliance 
reports until commodities or local currencies generated from the sale 
thereof are utilized. Shipping agents must submit information and 
certifications regarding their activities amd affiliations. Documents 
are used to develop effective grant agreements and assure statutory 
requirements and objectives are met.
    Estimate of Burden: The public reporting burden for each respondent 
resulting from information collection under the Foreign Donation 
Program or the Food for Education Program varies in direct relation to 
the number and type of agreements entered into by such respondent. The 
estimated average reporting burden for the Foreign Donation of 
Agricultural Commodities is 11 hours per response and for the Food for 
Education Program is 11 hours per response.
    Respondents: U.S. private voluntary organizations, U.S. 
cooperatives, foreign governments, shipping agents, ship owners and 
brokers, and survey companies.
    Estimate Number of Respondents: 241 per annum.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 19 per annum.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden of Respondents: 50,434 hours.
    Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Tamoria 
Thompson-Hall, the Agency Information Collection Coordinator, at (202) 
690-1690 or e-mail at Tamoria.thompson@usda.gov.
    Requests 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 of the proposed collection of 
information; (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 Ronald Croushorn, Director, Food Assistance 
Division, FAS, USDA, Stop 1034, Washington, DC 20250, or 
ron.croushorn@usda.gov, or to the Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office 
of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB), Washington, DC 20503. Persons with disabilities who require an 
alternative means for communication of information (Braille, large 
print, audiotape, etc.) should contact USDA's Target Center at (202) 
720-2600 (voice and TDD).
    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, on March 28, 2007.
Michael Yost,
Administrator Foreign Agricultural Service.
[FR Doc. 07-1628 Filed 4-2-07; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3410-10-M