Information Collection: Power of Attorney, 40561-40562 [E9-19349]

Download as PDF 40561 Notices Federal Register Vol. 74, No. 154 Wednesday, August 12, 2009 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 Farm Service Agency Information Collection: Agricultural Foreign Investment Disclosure Act Farm Service Agency, USDA. Notice; request for comments. AGENCY: jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES ACTION: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Farm Service Agency (FSA) is seeking comments from all interested individuals and organizations on the extension of a currently approved information collection associated with the Agricultural Foreign Investment Disclosure Act of 1978 (AFIDA). DATES: We will consider comments that we receive by October 13, 2009. ADDRESSES: We invite you to submit comments on this notice. In your comments, include date, volume, and page number of this issue of the Federal Register. You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • Mail: Patricia A. Blevins, Agricultural Foreign Investment Specialist, Natural Resources Analysis Group, Economic and Policy Analysis Staff, USDA, FSA, STOP 0531, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20250–0531. • E-mail: patricia.blevins@wdc.usda.gov. • Fax: (202) 720–9617. You may also send comments to the Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Washington, DC 20503. Copies of the information collection may be requested by contacting Patricia Blevins at the above addresses. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patricia Blevins, Agricultural Foreign Investment Specialist, (202) 720–0604. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Agricultural Foreign Investment Disclosure Act Report. OMB Control Number: 0560–0097. VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:38 Aug 11, 2009 Jkt 217001 Expiration Date of Approval: February 28, 2010. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: AFIDA requires foreign persons who hold, acquire, or dispose of any interest in U.S. agricultural land to report the transactions to the FSA on an AFIDA report (FSA–153). The information collected is made available to States. Also, although not required by law, the information collected from the AFIDA reports is used to prepare an annual report to Congress and the President concerning the effect of foreign investment upon family farms and rural communities so that Congress may review the annual report and decide if further regulatory action is required. Estimate of Average Time to Respond: .2065 hours per response. Respondents: Foreign investors, corporate employees, attorneys or farm managers. Estimated Number of Respondents: 4,375. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Number of Responses: 4,375. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 904 hours. We are requesting comments on all aspects of this information collection, including the following, to help us: (1) Evaluate whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of burden including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. All comments to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of public record. PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Signed at Washington, DC, on July 27, 2009. Jonathan Coppess, Administrator, Farm Service Agency. [FR Doc. E9–19348 Filed 8–11–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–05–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Farm Service Agency Information Collection: Power of Attorney Farm Service Agency, USDA. Notice; request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Farm Service Agency (FSA) is seeking comments from all interested individuals and organizations on the extension of a currently approved information collection associated with the Power of Attorney. This information collection is used to support the FSA, Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) and Risk Management Agency (RMA) in conducting business and accepting signatures on documents from individuals acting on behalf of other individuals or entities. DATES: We will consider comments that we receive by October 13, 2009. ADDRESSES: We invite you to submit comments on this notice. In your comments, include date, volume, and page number of this issue of the Federal Register. You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • Mail: Mike Sienkiewicz, Agricultural Program Specialist, USDA, FSA, STOP 0572, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20250– 0572. • E-mail: mike.sienkiewicz@wdc.usda.gov. • Fax: (202) 720–0051. You may also send comments to the Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Washington, DC 20503. Copies of the information collection may be requested by contacting Mike Sienkiewicz at the above addresses. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mike Sienkiewicz, Agricultural Program Specialist, (202) 720–8959. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Power of Attorney. OMB Control Number: 0560–0190. E:\FR\FM\12AUN1.SGM 12AUN1 jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES 40562 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 154 / Wednesday, August 12, 2009 / Notices Expiration Date of Approval: March 31, 2010. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: Individuals or entities that want to appoint another to act as an attorney-in-fact in connection with certain FSA, CCC, RMA programs and related actions must complete a FSA– 211, Power of Attorney form. The FSA– 211 is the form that is used by a grantor to appoint another to act on the individual’s or entity’s behalf for certain FSA, CCC, and RMA programs and related actions, giving the appointee legal authority to enter into certain binding agreements on the grantor’s behalf. The FSA–211 also provides FSA, CCC and RMA a source to verify an individual’s authority to sign and act for another in the event of errors or fraud. The information collected on the FSA– 211 is limited to grantor’s name, signature and identification number, the grantee’s address, and the applicable FSA, CCC, and RMA programs. Estimate of Average Time To Respond: .25 hours per response. Respondents: Individuals or authorized representatives of entities, such as corporations, who want to appoint an attorney-in-fact to act on their behalf. Estimated Number of Respondents: 179,822. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Number of Responses: 179,822. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 44,956 hours. We are requesting comments on all aspects of this information collection, including the following, to help us: (1) Evaluate whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of burden including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. All comments to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of public record. VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:38 Aug 11, 2009 Jkt 217001 Signed at Washington, DC, on August 4, 2009. Jonathan W. Coppess, Administrator, Farm Service Agency. [FR Doc. E9–19349 Filed 8–11–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–05–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Ketchikan Resource Advisory Committee Forest Service, USDA. Notice of meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Ketchikan Resource Advisory Committee will meet in Ketchikan, Alaska, August 27, 2009. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss potential projects under the Secure Rural Schools and Community SelfDetermination Act of 2008. DATES: The meeting will be held August 27, 2009 at 6 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Ketchikan-Misty Fiords Ranger District Office, 3031 Tongass Avenue, Ketchikan, Alaska. Send written comments to Ketchikan Resource Advisory Committee, c/o District Ranger, USDA Forest Service, 3031 Tongass Ave., Ketchikan, AK 99901, or electronically to Diane Daniels, RAC Coordinator at ddaniels@fs.fed.us. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Diane Daniels, RAC Coordinator Ketchikan-Misty Fjords Ranger District, Tongass National Forest, (907) 228– 4105. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting is open to the public. Committee discussion is limited to Forest Service staff and Committee members. However, public input opportunity will be provided and individuals will have the opportunity to address the Committee at that time. Dated: July 31, 2009. Forrest Cole, Forest Supervisor. [FR Doc. E9–19051 Filed 8–11–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–11–M DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Forest Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Tehama County Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet in Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Dated: August 4, 2009. Eduardo Olmedo, Designated Federal Official. [FR Doc. E9–19054 Filed 8–11–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–11–M DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Newspapers To Be Used for Publication of Legal Notice of Appealable Decisions and Publication of Notice of Proposed Actions for Eastern Region: Illinois, Indiana and Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire and Maine, Pennsylvania, Vermont and New York, West Virginia, and Wisconsin AGENCY Tehama County Resource Advisory Committee PO 00000 Red Bluff, California. Agenda items to be covered include: (1) Introductions, (2) Approval of Minutes from May 21 & July 16, (3) Public Comment, (4) Chairman’s Perspective, (5) Reconsider & Vote on Yolla Bolly Project, (6) FY09 RAC Proposal Presentations, (7) Next Agenda. DATES: The meeting will be held on August 20, 2009 from 9 a.m. and end at approximately 12 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Lincoln Street School, Pine Room, 1135 Lincoln Street, Red Bluff, CA. Individuals wishing to speak or propose agenda items must send their names and proposals to Randy Jero, Committee Coordinator, 825 N. Humboldt Ave., Willows, CA 95988. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Randy Jero, Committee Coordinator, USDA, Mendocino National Forest, Grindstone Ranger District, 825 N. Humboldt Aye, Willows, CA 95988. (530) 934–1269; E–Mail riero@fs.fed.us. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting is open to the public. Committee discussion is limited to Forest Service staff and Committee members. However, persons who wish to bring matters to the attention of the Committee may file written statements with the Committee staff before or after the meeting. Public input sessions will be provided and individuals who made written requests by August 17, 2009 will have the opportunity to address the committee at those sessions. Sfmt 4703 ACTION: Forest Service, USDA. Notice. SUMMARY: Deciding Officers in the Eastern Region will publish notice of decisions subject to administrative appeal under 36 CFR parts 215 and 217 in the legal notice section of the newspapers listed in the Supplementary E:\FR\FM\12AUN1.SGM 12AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 154 (Wednesday, August 12, 2009)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-19349]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Farm Service Agency


Information Collection: Power of Attorney

AGENCY: Farm Service Agency, USDA.

ACTION: Notice; request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
Farm Service Agency (FSA) is seeking comments from all interested 
individuals and organizations on the extension of a currently approved 
information collection associated with the Power of Attorney. This 
information collection is used to support the FSA, Commodity Credit 
Corporation (CCC) and Risk Management Agency (RMA) in conducting 
business and accepting signatures on documents from individuals acting 
on behalf of other individuals or entities.

DATES: We will consider comments that we receive by October 13, 2009.

ADDRESSES: We invite you to submit comments on this notice. In your 
comments, include date, volume, and page number of this issue of the 
Federal Register. You may submit comments by any of the following 
methods:
     Mail: Mike Sienkiewicz, Agricultural Program Specialist, 
USDA, FSA, STOP 0572, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 
20250-0572.
     E-mail: mike.sienkiewicz@wdc.usda.gov.
     Fax: (202) 720-0051.
    You may also send comments to the Desk Officer for Agriculture, 
Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and 
Budget, Washington, DC 20503. Copies of the information collection may 
be requested by contacting Mike Sienkiewicz at the above addresses.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mike Sienkiewicz, Agricultural Program 
Specialist, (202) 720-8959.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Power of Attorney.
    OMB Control Number: 0560-0190.

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    Expiration Date of Approval: March 31, 2010.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information 
collection.
    Abstract: Individuals or entities that want to appoint another to 
act as an attorney-in-fact in connection with certain FSA, CCC, RMA 
programs and related actions must complete a FSA-211, Power of Attorney 
form. The FSA-211 is the form that is used by a grantor to appoint 
another to act on the individual's or entity's behalf for certain FSA, 
CCC, and RMA programs and related actions, giving the appointee legal 
authority to enter into certain binding agreements on the grantor's 
behalf. The FSA-211 also provides FSA, CCC and RMA a source to verify 
an individual's authority to sign and act for another in the event of 
errors or fraud. The information collected on the FSA-211 is limited to 
grantor's name, signature and identification number, the grantee's 
address, and the applicable FSA, CCC, and RMA programs.
    Estimate of Average Time To Respond: .25 hours per response.
    Respondents: Individuals or authorized representatives of entities, 
such as corporations, who want to appoint an attorney-in-fact to act on 
their behalf.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 179,822.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 179,822.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 44,956 hours.
    We are requesting comments on all aspects of this information 
collection, including the following, to help us:
    (1) Evaluate whether the collection of information is necessary for 
the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including 
whether the information will have practical utility;
    (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of burden 
including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used;
    (3) Enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to 
be collected;
    (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those 
who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, 
electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology.
    All comments to this notice will be summarized and included in the 
request for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of 
public record.

    Signed at Washington, DC, on August 4, 2009.
Jonathan W. Coppess,
Administrator, Farm Service Agency.
[FR Doc. E9-19349 Filed 8-11-09; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3410-05-P