Notice of Public Information Collection Requirements Submitted to OMB for Review, 68553 [07-5935]

Download as PDF 68553 Notices Federal Register Vol. 72, No. 233 Wednesday, December 5, 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. Dated: November 27, 2007. Joanne Paskar, Chief, Information and Records Division Office of Administrative Services Bureau for Management. [FR Doc. 07–5935 Filed 12–4–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6116–01–M DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Agricultural Marketing Service Notice of Public Information Collection Requirements Submitted to OMB for Review mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT Notice of Funds Availability (NOFA) Inviting Applications for the FederalState Marketing Improvement Program (FSMIP) [Doc. No. AMS–TM–07–0126; TM–07–13] 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–NEW. Form Number: N/A. Title: Partner Information Form. Type of Submission: New Information Collection. Purpose: The United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Office of Security, intends to collect information from approximately 2000 individuals and/or officers of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) who apply for USAID contracts, grants, cooperative agreements, other funding from USAID, or who apply for registration with USAID as Private and Voluntary Organizations (PVO). Collection of personally identifiable information from these individuals is specifically used to conduct screening to ensure that neither USAID funds nor USAID-funded activities inadvertently provide support to entities or individuals associated with terrorism. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 2000. Total annual responses: 2000. Total annual hours requested: 500 hours. VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:05 Dec 04, 2007 Jkt 214001 Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) announces the availability of approximately $1.3 million in competitive grant funds for fiscal year 2008 to enable States to explore new market opportunities for U.S. food and agricultural products and to encourage research and innovation aimed at improving the efficiency and performance of the U.S. marketing system. Eligible applicants include State departments of agriculture, State agricultural experiment stations, and other appropriate State Agencies. Applicants are encouraged to involve industry groups, academia, communitybased organizations, and other stakeholders in developing proposals and conducting projects. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the information collection requirements have been previously approved by OMB under 0581–0240, Federal-State Marketing Improvement Program (FSMIP). DATES: Proposals will be accepted through February 11, 2008. ADDRESSES: Submit proposals and other required documents to: FSMIP Staff Officer, Transportation and Marketing Programs, Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Room 4009 South Building, Washington, DC 20250; telephone (202) 720–8043; e-mail janise.zygmont@usda.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Janise Zygmont, FSMIP Staff Officer; PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 telephone (202) 720–8043; fax (202) 690–4948; or e-mail janise.zygmont@usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FSMIP is authorized under Section 204(b) of the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 (7 U.S.C. 1621 et seq.). FSMIP provides matching grants on a competitive basis to enable States to explore new market opportunities for U.S. food and agricultural products and to encourage research and innovation aimed at improving the efficiency and performance of the U.S. marketing system. Eligible applicants include State departments of agriculture, State agricultural experiment stations, and other appropriate State Agencies. Other organizations interested in participating in this program should contact their State Department of Agriculture’s Marketing Division. State agencies specifically named under the authorizing legislation should assume the lead role in FSMIP projects, and use cooperative or contractual linkages with other agencies, universities, institutions, and producer, industry or communitybased organizations as appropriate. Multi-State projects are encouraged as long as one State assumes the coordinating role, using appropriate cooperative arrangements with the other States involved. Applicants other than State Departments of Agriculture and State agricultural experiment stations may wish to include with their applications an explanation of how they meet the definition of ‘‘other appropriate State agency.’’ Proposals must be accompanied by completed Standard Forms (SF) 424 and 424A. AMS will not approve the use of FSMIP funds for advertising or, with limited exceptions, for the purchase of equipment. Detailed program guidelines may be obtained from the contact listed above, and are available at the FSMIP Web site: http://www.ams.usda.gov/ tmd/fsmip.htm. Background FSMIP funds a wide range of applied research projects that address barriers, challenges, and opportunities in marketing, transportation, and distribution of U.S. food and agricultural products domestically and internationally. Eligible agricultural categories include livestock, livestock products, food and feed crops, fish and shellfish, E:\FR\FM\05DEN1.SGM 05DEN1

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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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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-NEW.
    Form Number: N/A.
    Title: Partner Information Form.
    Type of Submission: New Information Collection.
    Purpose: The United States Agency for International Development 
(USAID). Office of Security, intends to collect information from 
approximately 2000 individuals and/or officers of non-governmental 
organizations (NGOs) who apply for USAID contracts, grants, cooperative 
agreements, other funding from USAID, or who apply for registration 
with USAID as Private and Voluntary Organizations (PVO). Collection of 
personally identifiable information from these individuals is 
specifically used to conduct screening to ensure that neither USAID 
funds nor USAID-funded activities inadvertently provide support to 
entities or individuals associated with terrorism.

Annual Reporting Burden

    Respondents: 2000.
    Total annual responses: 2000.
    Total annual hours requested: 500 hours.

    Dated: November 27, 2007.
Joanne Paskar,
Chief, Information and Records Division Office of Administrative 
Services Bureau for Management.
[FR Doc. 07-5935 Filed 12-4-07; 8:45 am]
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