Notice of Public Information Collections being Reviewed by the U.S. Agency for International Development; Comments Requested, 28019-28020 [07-2470]

Download as PDF 28019 Notices Federal Register Vol. 72, No. 96 Friday, May 18, 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. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVEOPMENT Notice of Public Information Collections Being Reviewed by the U.S. Agency for International Development: Comments Requested SUMMARY: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is making efforts to reduce the paperwork burden. USAID invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take the opportunity to comment on the following proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act for 1995. Comments are requested concerning (a) Whether the proposed or continuing collections of information are necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the burden estimates; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. DATES: Submit comments on or before July 17, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Johnson, Bureau for Management, Office of Administrative Services. Information and Records Division, U.S. Agency for International Development, Room 2.07– 106, RRB, Washington, DC 20523, (202) 712–1365 or via e-mail bjohnson@usaid.gov. pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB No.: OMB 0412–0562. Form No.: AID 1570–13. Title: Narrative/Time-Line Report. Type of Review Renewal of information collection. Purpose: This collection is a management and monitoring report used by the Bureau for Democracy. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:06 May 17, 2007 Jkt 211001 Conflict and Humanitarian assistance. Office of American Schools and Hospitals Abroad. The collection will ascertain that grant financed programs meet authorized objectives within the terms of agreements between its office and the recipients, which are United States Organizations that sponsor overseas institutions. Annual Reporting Burden: Respondents: 120. Total annual responses: 480. Total annual hours requested: 960 hours. Dated: May 11, 2007. Joanne Paskar, Chief, Information and Records Division, Office of Administrative Services, Bureau for Management. [FR Doc. 07–2468 Filed 5–17–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6116–01–M AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT Notice of Public Information Collections Being Reviewed by the U.S. Agency for International Development; Comments Requested U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is making efforts to reduce the paperwork burden. USAID invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act for 1995. Comments are requested concerning: (a) Whether the proposed or continuing collections of information are necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the burden estimates; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. DATES: Submit comments on or before July 17, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Beverly Johnson, Bureau for Management, Office of Administrative Services, Information and Records Division, U.S. Agency for International SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Development, Room 2.07–106, RRB, Washington, DC 20523, (202) 712–1365 or via e-mail bjohnson@usaid.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB No: OMB 0412–0563. Form No.: AID 1570–14. Title: Report on Commodities. Type of Review: Renewal of information collection. Purpose: The purpose of this information collection is to properly respond to the annual competition among applicants who apply on behalf of their sponsored overseas institutions and independent reviewers. ASHA needs to assess the strength and capability of the U.S. organizations, the overseas institutions and the merits of their proposed projects. Easily accessible historical records on past accomplishments and performance by repeat USOs, would speed the grant making process and provide documented reasons for both successful and unsuccessful applications. Annual Reporting Burden: Respondents: 65. Total annual responses: 260. Total annual hours requested: 650 hours. Dated: May 11, 2007. Joanne Paskar, Chief, Information and Records Division, Office of Administrative Services, Bureau for Management. [FR Doc. 07–2469 Filed 5–17–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6116–01–M AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT Notice of Public Information Collections being Reviewed by the U.S. Agency for International Development; Comments Requested SUMMARY: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is making efforts to reduce the paperwork burden. USAID invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act for 1995. Comments are requested concerning: (a) Whether the proposed or continuing collections of information are necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the E:\FR\FM\18MYN1.SGM 18MYN1 28020 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 96 / Friday, May 18, 2007 / Notices burden estimates; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. DATES: Submit comments on or before July 17, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Beverly Johnson, Bureau for Management, Office of Administrative Services. Information and Records Division, U.S. Agency for International Development, Room 2.07–106, RRB, Washington, DC 20523, (202) 712–1365 or via e-mail bjohnson@usaid.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB No.: OMB 0412–0506. Form No.: N/A. Title: USAID Small Business Resource Database (formerly known as the Vendor Database). Type of Review: Renewal of information collection. Purpose: This information collection is to assist U.S. small businesses, small disadvantaged businesses, womenowned small businesses, HUBZone small businesses, service-disabled Veteran-owned small businesses and Veteran-owned small businesses (hereinafter referred to as ‘‘U.S. small businesses’’) to participate in the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in supporting long-term and equitable economic growth and advances U.S. foreign policy objectives by supporting sustainable development program activities. Annual Reporting Burden: Respondents: 1.100. Total annual responses: 2.200. Total annual hours requested: 550 hours. Dated: May 11, 2007. Joanne Paskar, Chief, Information and Records Division, Office of Administrative Services, Bureau for Management. [FR Doc. 07–2470 Filed 5–17–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6116–01–M DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Agricultural Marketing Service [Docket No. AMS–FV–07–0075, FV–07–376] pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The purpose of this notice is to notify all interested parties that the VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:06 May 17, 2007 Jkt 211001 Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) will hold a Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee (Committee) meeting that is open to the public. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) established the Committee to examine the full spectrum of issues faced by the fruit and vegetable industry and to provide suggestions and ideas to the Secretary of Agriculture on how USDA can tailor its programs to meet the fruit and vegetable industry’s needs. This notice sets forth the schedule and location for the meeting. DATES: Monday, June 4, 2007, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Tuesday, June 5, 2007, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. ADDRESSES: The Committee meeting will be held at the Holiday Inn Central, 1501 Rhode Island Avenue NW, Washington, DC Conference Room: Mayors I and II. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Andrew Hatch, Designated Federal Official, USDA, AMS, Fruit and Vegetable Programs. Telephone: (202) 690–0182. Facsimile: (202) 720–0016. Email: andrew.hatch@usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (5 U.S.C. App. II), the Secretary of Agriculture established the Committee in August 2001 to examine the full spectrum of issues faced by the fruit and vegetable industry and to provide suggestions and ideas to the Secretary on how USDA can tailor its programs to meet the fruit and vegetable industry’s needs. The Committee was re-chartered in July 2003 and again in June 2005 with new members appointed by USDA from industry nominations. AMS Deputy Administrator for Fruit and Vegetable Programs, Robert C. Keeney, serves as the Committee’s Executive Secretary. Representatives from USDA mission areas and other government agencies affecting the fruit and vegetable industry are called upon to participate in the Committee’s meetings as determined by the Committee Chairperson. AMS is giving notice of the Committee meeting to the public so that they may attend and present their recommendations. Reference the date and address section of this announcement for the time and place of the meeting. Topics of discussion at the advisory committee meeting will include: updates on State audit requirements and marketing agreements, food safety initiatives, the Food Stamp program, and invasive pest and disease safety precautions. Those parties that would like to speak at the meeting should register on or before May 28, 2007. To register as a PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 speaker, please e-mail your name, affiliation, business address, e-mail address, and phone number to Mr. Andrew Hatch at: andrew.hatch@usda.gov or facsimile to (202) 720–0016. Speakers who have registered in advance will be given priority. Groups and individuals may submit comments for the Committee’s consideration to the same e-mail address. The meeting will be recorded, and information about obtaining a transcript will be provided at the meeting. The Secretary of Agriculture selected a diverse group of members representing a broad spectrum of persons interested in providing suggestions and ideas on how USDA can tailor its programs to meet the fruit and vegetable industry’s needs. Equal opportunity practices were considered in all appointments to the Committee in accordance with USDA policies. If you require special accommodations, such as a sign language interpreter, please use either contact name listed above. Dated: May 15, 2007. Lloyd Day, Administrator, Agricultural Marketing Service. [FR Doc. E7–9575 Filed 5–17–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–02–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service [Docket No. APHIS–2007–0057] Notice of Request for Extension of Approval of an Information Collection; Importation of Animals and Poultry, Animal and Poultry Products, Certain Animal Embryos, Semen, and Zoological Animals Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA. ACTION: Extension of approval of an information collection; comment request. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service’s intention to request an extension of approval of an information collection associated with the importation of animals and poultry, animal and poultry products, and animal germplasm. DATES: We will consider all comments that we receive on or before July 17, 2007. E:\FR\FM\18MYN1.SGM 18MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 96 (Friday, May 18, 2007)]
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AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT


Notice of Public Information Collections being Reviewed by the 
U.S. Agency for International Development; Comments Requested

SUMMARY: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is making 
efforts to reduce the paperwork burden. USAID invites the general 
public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment 
on the following proposed and/or continuing information collections, as 
required by the Paperwork Reduction Act for 1995. Comments are 
requested concerning: (a) Whether the proposed or continuing 
collections of information are necessary for the proper performance of 
the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall 
have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the

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burden estimates; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity 
of the information collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of 
the collection of information on the respondents, including the use of 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.

DATES: Submit comments on or before July 17, 2007.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Beverly Johnson, Bureau for 
Management, Office of Administrative Services. Information and Records 
Division, U.S. Agency for International Development, Room 2.07-106, 
RRB, Washington, DC 20523, (202) 712-1365 or via e-mail 
bjohnson@usaid.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    OMB No.: OMB 0412-0506.
    Form No.: N/A.
    Title: USAID Small Business Resource Database (formerly known as 
the Vendor Database).
    Type of Review: Renewal of information collection.
    Purpose: This information collection is to assist U.S. small 
businesses, small disadvantaged businesses, women-owned small 
businesses, HUBZone small businesses, service-disabled Veteran-owned 
small businesses and Veteran-owned small businesses (hereinafter 
referred to as ``U.S. small businesses'') to participate in the U.S. 
Agency for International Development (USAID) in supporting long-term 
and equitable economic growth and advances U.S. foreign policy 
objectives by supporting sustainable development program activities.
    Annual Reporting Burden:
    Respondents: 1.100.
    Total annual responses: 2.200.
    Total annual hours requested: 550 hours.

    Dated: May 11, 2007.
Joanne Paskar,
Chief, Information and Records Division, Office of Administrative 
Services, Bureau for Management.
[FR Doc. 07-2470 Filed 5-17-07; 8:45 am]
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