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Edward Scarbrough, U.S. Manager for Codex Alimentarius. [FR Doc. E7–21142 Filed 10–26–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–DM–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Foreign Agricultural Service Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection AGENCY: Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA. Notice and request for comments. rfrederick on PROD1PC67 with NOTICES ACTION: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces that the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) intends to request an extension for a currently approved information collection procedure for entry of specialty sugars into the United States as described in 15 CFR part 2011. DATES: Comments should be received on or before December 28, 2007 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Mail comments to Ron Lord, Branch Chief, Import and Trade Support Programs Division, Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Stop 1021, 1400 Independence Ave., SW., Washington, DC 20250–1021. Direct hand delivered comments to Room 440, 1250 Maryland Ave., SW., Washington, DC 20024. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ron Lord, at the address above, or telephone VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:25 Oct 26, 2007 Jkt 214001 at (202) 720–0638 or e-mail at Ronald.Lord@fas.usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Specialty Sugar Import Certificates. OMB Number: 0551–0025. Expiration Date of Approval: March 31, 2008. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: The quota system established by Presidential Proclamation 4941 of May 5, 1982 prevented the importation of certain sugars used for specialized purposes which originated in countries which did not have quota allocations. Therefore, the regulation at 15 CFR part 2011 (Allocation of Tariff-Rate Quota on Imported Sugars, Syrups, and Molasses, Subpart B—Specialty Sugar) established terms and conditions under which certificates are issued permitting U.S. importers holding certificates to enter specialty sugars from specialty sugar source countries at the in-quota tariff rates under the sugar tariff-rate quota (TRQ). Nothing in this subpart affects the ability to enter specialty sugars at the over-quota tariff rate. Applicants for certificates for the import of specialty sugars must supply the information required by 15 CFR 2011.205 to be eligible to receive a specialty sugar certificate. The specific information required on an application must be collected from those who wish to participate in the program in order to grant specialty sugar certificates, ensure that imported specialty sugar does not disrupt the current domestic sugar program, and administer the issuance of the certificates effectively. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 2 hours per response. Respondents: Importers. Estimated Number of Respondents: 30. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 60 hours. Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Tamoria Thompson-Hall, the Agency Information Collection Coordinator, at (202) 690– 1690. Request for Comments: The public is invited to submit comments and suggestions to the above address regarding the accuracy of the burden estimate, ways to minimize the burden, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology, or any other PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 61107 aspect of this collection of information. Comments on issues covered by the Paperwork Reduction Act are most useful to OMB if received within 30 days of publication of the Notice and Request for Comments, but should be submitted no later than 60 days from the date of this publication to be assured of consideration. All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will also be a matter of public record. Persons with disabilities who require an alternative means to communicate information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) should contact USDA’s Target Center at (202) 720–2600 (voice and TDD). Signed at Washington, DC, on October 22, 2007. Michael W. Yost, Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service. [FR Doc. 07–5350 Filed 10–26–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–10–M DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Foreign Agricultural Service Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces that the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) intends to request an extension for a currently approved information collection procedure for Sugar Import Licensing Programs described in 7 CFR part 1530. DATES: Comments should be received on or before December 28, 2007 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Mail or deliver comments to Ron Lord, Branch Chief, Import and Trade Support Programs Division, Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Stop 1021, 1400 Independence Ave., SW., Washington, DC 20520–1021. Direct hand delivered comments to Room 440, 1250 Maryland Ave., SW., Washington, DC 20024. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ron Lord, at the address above, or telephone at (202) 720–0638 or e-mail at Ronald.Lord@fas.usda.gov. 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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 208 (Monday, October 29, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Page 61107]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 07-5350]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Foreign Agricultural Service


Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved 
Information Collection

AGENCY: Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this 
notice announces that the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) intends to 
request an extension for a currently approved information collection 
procedure for entry of specialty sugars into the United States as 
described in 15 CFR part 2011.

DATES: Comments should be received on or before December 28, 2007 to be 
assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Mail comments to Ron Lord, Branch Chief, Import and Trade 
Support Programs Division, Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. 
Department of Agriculture, Stop 1021, 1400 Independence Ave., SW., 
Washington, DC 20250-1021. Direct hand delivered comments to Room 440, 
1250 Maryland Ave., SW., Washington, DC 20024.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ron Lord, at the address above, or 
telephone at (202) 720-0638 or e-mail at Ronald.Lord@fas.usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Specialty Sugar Import Certificates.
    OMB Number: 0551-0025.
    Expiration Date of Approval: March 31, 2008.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information 
collection.
    Abstract: The quota system established by Presidential Proclamation 
4941 of May 5, 1982 prevented the importation of certain sugars used 
for specialized purposes which originated in countries which did not 
have quota allocations. Therefore, the regulation at 15 CFR part 2011 
(Allocation of Tariff-Rate Quota on Imported Sugars, Syrups, and 
Molasses, Subpart B--Specialty Sugar) established terms and conditions 
under which certificates are issued permitting U.S. importers holding 
certificates to enter specialty sugars from specialty sugar source 
countries at the in-quota tariff rates under the sugar tariff-rate 
quota (TRQ). Nothing in this subpart affects the ability to enter 
specialty sugars at the over-quota tariff rate. Applicants for 
certificates for the import of specialty sugars must supply the 
information required by 15 CFR 2011.205 to be eligible to receive a 
specialty sugar certificate. The specific information required on an 
application must be collected from those who wish to participate in the 
program in order to grant specialty sugar certificates, ensure that 
imported specialty sugar does not disrupt the current domestic sugar 
program, and administer the issuance of the certificates effectively.
    Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of 
information is estimated to average 2 hours per response.
    Respondents: Importers.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 30.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 60 hours.
    Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Tamoria 
Thompson-Hall, the Agency Information Collection Coordinator, at (202) 
690-1690.
    Request for Comments: The public is invited to submit comments and 
suggestions to the above address regarding the accuracy of the burden 
estimate, ways to minimize the burden, including the use of automated 
collection techniques or other forms of information technology, or any 
other aspect of this collection of information. Comments on issues 
covered by the Paperwork Reduction Act are most useful to OMB if 
received within 30 days of publication of the Notice and Request for 
Comments, but should be submitted no later than 60 days from the date 
of this publication to be assured of consideration. All responses to 
this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB 
approval. All comments will also be a matter of public record. Persons 
with disabilities who require an alternative means to communicate 
information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) should contact 
USDA's Target Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TDD).

    Signed at Washington, DC, on October 22, 2007.
Michael W. Yost,
Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service.
[FR Doc. 07-5350 Filed 10-26-07; 8:45 am]
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