Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection, 57588 [E8-23392]

Download as PDF 57588 Notices Federal Register Vol. 73, No. 193 Friday, October 3, 2008 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 Agricultural Marketing Service [Doc. No. DA–08–09; AMS–DA–08–0082 ] Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), this notice announces the Agricultural Marketing Service’s (AMS) intention to request an extension of a currently approved information collection for the Regulations Governing the Inspection and Grading Services of Manufactured or Processed Dairy Products, and the Certification of Sanitary Design and Fabrication of Equipment Used in the Slaughter, Processing, and Packaging of Livestock and Poultry Products. DATES: Comments must be received by October 17, 2008 to be considered. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION OR COMMENTS: Contact Reginald L. Pasteur, USDA/ AMS/Dairy Programs, Dairy Standardization Branch, Room 2746— South Building, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20250– 0230; Tel: (202) 690–3571, Fax: (202) 720–2643 or via e-mail at reginald.pasteur@usda.gov. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Reporting Requirements Under Regulations Governing the Inspection and Grading Services of Manufactured or Processed Dairy Products. OMB Number: 0581–0126. Expiration Date of Approval: June 30, 2009. Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: The dairy grading program is a voluntary user fee program VerDate Aug<31>2005 23:33 Oct 02, 2008 Jkt 217001 authorized under the Agricultural Marketing Act (AMA) of 1946 (7 U.S.C. 1621–1627). The regulations governing inspection and grading services of manufactured or processed dairy products are contained in 7 CFR part 58. In order for a voluntary inspection form to perform satisfactorily, appropriate information must be collected. The information requested is used to identify the product offered for grading, to identify a request from a manufacturer of equipment used in dairy, meat or poultry industries for evaluation regarding sanitary design and construction, to identify and contact the party responsible for payment of the inspection, grading or equipment evaluation fee and expense and, to identify applicants who wish to be authorized for the display of official identification on product packaging materials, equipment, utensils, or on descriptive or promotional materials. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this record keeping is estimated to average .0585 hours per response. Respondents: Distributors, manufacturers, and packers of butter and cheese; and manufacturers of processing equipment used in the dairy, meat and poultry industries. Estimated Number of Respondents: 400. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 360. Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of the information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments should reference OMB No. 0581–0126 and the Dairy Inspection and Grading Program and be sent to the Office of the Deputy Administrator, USDA/AMS/Dairy Programs, Room 2968–S, 1400 Independence Avenue, PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 SW., Washington, DC 20090–6456. Comments should reference the docket number and the date and page number of this issue of the Federal Register and be submitted at the Federal eRulemaking portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. All comments received will be available for public inspection during regular business hours at the same address. All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Authority: 7 U.S.C. 1621–1627. Dated: September 29, 2008. Lloyd C. Day, Administrator, Agricultural Marketing Service. [FR Doc. E8–23392 Filed 10–2–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–02–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration Implementation of Farm Bill Amendments to the Packers and Stockyards; Notice of Town Hall Meetings Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration, USDA. ACTION: Notice of Town Hall Meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice announces three Town Hall meetings to allow interested parties to provide advice and recommendations to the Department of Agriculture’s Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GISPA) regarding the regulations that Title XI of the Food, Conservation and Energy Act of 2008 (Farm Bill) requires GIPSA to promulgate. GIPSA will hold a town hall meeting in three locations: 1. October 14, 2008, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Van Buren, Arkansas. 2. October 16, 2008, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Ames, Iowa. 3. October 22, 2008, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Gainesville, Georgia. ADDRESSES: The public meetings will be held in three locations: Arkansas, Georgia, and Iowa. 1. Arkansas—Crawford County Cooperative Extension Office, 105 Pointer Trail West Van Buren, AR 72956. DATES: E:\FR\FM\03OCN1.SGM 03OCN1

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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. 73, No. 193 / Friday, October 3, 2008 / 
Notices

[[Page 57588]]



DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Agricultural Marketing Service

[Doc. No. DA-08-09; AMS-DA-08-0082 ]


Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved 
Information Collection

AGENCY: Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 
U.S.C. Chapter 35), this notice announces the Agricultural Marketing 
Service's (AMS) intention to request an extension of a currently 
approved information collection for the Regulations Governing the 
Inspection and Grading Services of Manufactured or Processed Dairy 
Products, and the Certification of Sanitary Design and Fabrication of 
Equipment Used in the Slaughter, Processing, and Packaging of Livestock 
and Poultry Products.

DATES: Comments must be received by October 17, 2008 to be considered.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION OR COMMENTS: Contact Reginald L. Pasteur, USDA/
AMS/Dairy Programs, Dairy Standardization Branch, Room 2746--South 
Building, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20250-0230; 
Tel: (202) 690-3571, Fax: (202) 720-2643 or via e-mail at 
reginald.pasteur@usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Reporting Requirements Under Regulations Governing the 
Inspection and Grading Services of Manufactured or Processed Dairy 
Products.
    OMB Number: 0581-0126.
    Expiration Date of Approval: June 30, 2009.
    Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved information 
collection.
    Abstract: The dairy grading program is a voluntary user fee program 
authorized under the Agricultural Marketing Act (AMA) of 1946 (7 U.S.C. 
1621-1627). The regulations governing inspection and grading services 
of manufactured or processed dairy products are contained in 7 CFR part 
58. In order for a voluntary inspection form to perform satisfactorily, 
appropriate information must be collected. The information requested is 
used to identify the product offered for grading, to identify a request 
from a manufacturer of equipment used in dairy, meat or poultry 
industries for evaluation regarding sanitary design and construction, 
to identify and contact the party responsible for payment of the 
inspection, grading or equipment evaluation fee and expense and, to 
identify applicants who wish to be authorized for the display of 
official identification on product packaging materials, equipment, 
utensils, or on descriptive or promotional materials.
    Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this record keeping 
is estimated to average .0585 hours per response.
    Respondents: Distributors, manufacturers, and packers of butter and 
cheese; and manufacturers of processing equipment used in the dairy, 
meat and poultry industries.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 400.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 360.
    Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of the 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
the agency, including whether the information will have practical 
utility; (2) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the 
proposed collection of information including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, 
utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways 
to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who 
are to respond, including use of appropriate automated, electronic, 
mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms 
of information technology. Comments should reference OMB No. 0581-0126 
and the Dairy Inspection and Grading Program and be sent to the Office 
of the Deputy Administrator, USDA/AMS/Dairy Programs, Room 2968-S, 1400 
Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20090-6456. Comments should 
reference the docket number and the date and page number of this issue 
of the Federal Register and be submitted at the Federal eRulemaking 
portal: http://www.regulations.gov. All comments received will be 
available for public inspection during regular business hours at the 
same address.
    All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the 
request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public 
record.

    Authority: 7 U.S.C. 1621-1627.

    Dated: September 29, 2008.
Lloyd C. Day,
Administrator, Agricultural Marketing Service.
 [FR Doc. E8-23392 Filed 10-2-08; 8:45 am]
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