Notice of Public Information Collection Requirements Submitted to OMB for Review, 17475 [07-1728]

Download as PDF 17475 Notices Federal Register Vol. 72, No. 67 Monday, April 9, 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. Notice of Public Information Collection Requirements Submitted to OMB for Review U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has submitted the following information collections to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13. Comments regarding this information collection are best assured of having their full effect if received within 30 days of this notification. Comments should be sent via e-mail to David_Rostker@omb.eop.gov or fax to 202–395–7285. Copies of submission may be obtained by calling (202) 712– 1365. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB Number: OMB 0412–0012. Form Number: 282. Title: Supplier’s Certificate Agreement with the U.S. Agency for International Development Invoice-and-Contract Abstract. Type of Submission: Renewal of Information Collection. Purpose: The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) finances goods and related services under its Commodity Import Program which are contracted for by public and private entities in the countries receiving the USAID Assistance. Since USAID is not a party to these contracts, USAID needs some means to collect information directly from the suppliers of the goods and related services and to enable USAID to take an appropriate action against them in the event they do not comply with the applicable regulations. USAID does this by securing from the suppliers, as a condition for the disbursement of funds a certificate and agreement with USAID which contains appropriate representations by the suppliers. Annual Reporting burden: sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:21 Apr 06, 2007 Jkt 211001 Dated: March 30, 2007. Joanne Paskar, Chief, Information and Records Division, Office of Administrative Services, Bureau for Management. [FR Doc. 07–1728 Filed 4–6–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6116–01–M U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT SUMMARY: Respondents: 800. Total annual responses: 2,400. Total annual hours requested: 1,200 hours. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Agricultural Marketing Service [AMS–TM–07–0035; TM–07–07] Nominations for Member of the National Organic Standards Board Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Organic Foods Production Act (OFPA) of 1990, as amended, requires the establishment of a National Organic Standards Board (NOSB). The NOSB is a 15-member board that is responsible for developing and recommending to the Secretary a proposed National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances. The NOSB also advises the Secretary on all other aspects of the National Organic Program. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is requesting nominations to fill one Environmentalist position on the NOSB. The Secretary of Agriculture will appoint a person to serve a 5-year term of office that will commence on January 24, 2008, and run until January 24, 2013. USDA encourages eligible minorities, women, and persons with disabilities to apply for membership on the NOSB. DATES: Written nominations, with resumes, must be post-marked on or before August 17, 2007. ADDRESSES: Nomination cover letters and resumes should be sent to Ms. Katherine E. Benham, Advisory Board Specialist, USDA–AMS–TMP–NOP, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Room 4008–So., Ag Stop 0268, Washington, DC 20250. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Katherine E. Benham, (202) 205–7806; E-mail: katherine.benham@usda.gov; Fax: (202) 205–7808. PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The OFPA of 1990, as amended (7 U.S.C. 6501 et seq.), requires the Secretary to establish an organic certification program for producers and handlers of agricultural products that have been produced using organic methods. In developing this program, the Secretary is required to establish an NOSB. The purpose of the NOSB is to assist in the development of a proposed National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances and to advise the Secretary on other aspects of the National Organic Program. The current NOSB has made recommendations to the Secretary regarding the establishment of the initial organic program. It is anticipated that the NOSB will continue to make recommendations on various matters, including recommendations on substances it believes should be allowed or prohibited for use in organic production and handling. The NOSB is composed of 15 members; 4 organic producers, 2 organic handlers, a retailer, 3 environmentalists, 3 public/consumer representatives, a scientist, and a certifying agent. Nominations are being sought to fill an Environmentalist vacancy. Individuals appointed to this NOSB position must demonstrate expertise in areas of environmental protection and resource conservation as they relate to organic agricultural production. To nominate yourself or someone else please submit, at a minimum, a cover letter stating your interest and a copy of the nominee’s resume. You may also submit a list of endorsements or letters of recommendation, if desired. Nominees will be supplied with an AD–755 background information form that must be completed and returned to USDA within 10 working days of its receipt. Resumes and completed background information forms are required for a nominee to receive consideration for appointment by the Secretary. Equal opportunity practices will be followed in all appointments to the NOSB in accordance with USDA policies. To ensure that the members of the NOSB take into account the needs of the diverse groups that are served by the Department, membership on the NOSB will include, to the extent practicable, individuals who demonstrate the ability to represent SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\09APN1.SGM 09APN1

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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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Notices

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U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT


Notice of Public Information Collection Requirements Submitted to 
OMB for Review

SUMMARY: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has 
submitted the following information collections to OMB for review and 
clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13. 
Comments regarding this information collection are best assured of 
having their full effect if received within 30 days of this 
notification. Comments should be sent via e-mail to David--
Rostker@omb.eop.gov or fax to 202-395-7285. Copies of submission may be 
obtained by calling (202) 712-1365.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    OMB Number: OMB 0412-0012.
    Form Number: 282.
    Title: Supplier's Certificate Agreement with the U.S. Agency for 
International Development Invoice-and-Contract Abstract.
    Type of Submission: Renewal of Information Collection.
    Purpose: The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) 
finances goods and related services under its Commodity Import Program 
which are contracted for by public and private entities in the 
countries receiving the USAID Assistance. Since USAID is not a party to 
these contracts, USAID needs some means to collect information directly 
from the suppliers of the goods and related services and to enable 
USAID to take an appropriate action against them in the event they do 
not comply with the applicable regulations. USAID does this by securing 
from the suppliers, as a condition for the disbursement of funds a 
certificate and agreement with USAID which contains appropriate 
representations by the suppliers.
    Annual Reporting burden:
     Respondents: 800.
     Total annual responses: 2,400.
     Total annual hours requested: 1,200 hours.

    Dated: March 30, 2007.
Joanne Paskar,
Chief, Information and Records Division, Office of Administrative 
Services, Bureau for Management.
[FR Doc. 07-1728 Filed 4-6-07; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6116-01-M