Assessment of Fees for Dairy Import Licenses for the 2010 Tariff-Rate Import Quota Year, 41109 [E9-19530]

Download as PDF 41109 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 156 / Friday, August 14, 2009 / Notices Est. number of respondents Affected public Number of responses per respondent Total annual responses Est. total hours per response Est. total burden Recordkeeping State, Local, and Tribal Governments ............. Private For-Profit .............................................. Private Not-for-Profit ........................................ Individual .......................................................... 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 182,076.00 0.00 0.00 0.20 0.25 2.89 0.00 1,611.97 45,536.25 691,974.80 0.00 Total Estimated Recordkeeping Burden ... 0.00 ............................ 182,076.00 ............................ 739,123.02 Total of Reporting and Recordkeeping Reporting .......................................................... Recordkeeping ................................................. 468,808.00 0.00 2.53 0.00 1,184,852.39 182,076.00 0.28 0.00 334,578.21 739,123.02 Total .......................................................... 468,808.00 2.53 1,366,928.39 0.28 1,073,701.23 Dated: August 11, 2009. Julia Paradis, Administrator, Food and Nutrition Service. [FR Doc. E9–19538 Filed 8–13–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–30–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Foreign Agricultural Service Assessment of Fees for Dairy Import Licenses for the 2010 Tariff-Rate Import Quota Year AGENCY: Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: This notice announces a fee of $150 to be charged for the 2010 tariffrate quota (TRQ) year for each license issued to a person or firm by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) authorizing the importation of certain dairy articles, which are subject to tariffrate quotas set forth in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) of the United States. DATES: Effective Date: August 14, 2009. mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jorge Martinez, Dairy Import Licensing Program, Import Policies and Export Reporting Division, STOP 1021, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20250–1021 or telephone at (202) 720–9439 or e-mail at jorge.martinez@fas.usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Dairy Tariff-Rate Import Quota Licensing Regulation promulgated by USDA and codified at 7 CFR 6.20–6.37 provides for the issuance of licenses to import certain dairy articles that are subject to TRQs set forth in the HTS. Those dairy articles may only be entered into the United States at the in-quota TRQ tariffrates by or for the account of a person VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:27 Aug 13, 2009 Jkt 217001 or firm to whom such licenses have been issued and only in accordance with the terms and conditions of the regulation. Licenses are issued on a calendar year basis, and each license authorizes the license holder to import a specified quantity and type of dairy article from a specified country of origin. The use of such licenses is monitored by the Dairy Import Licensing Program, Import Policies and Export Reporting Division, Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA, and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The regulation at 7 CFR 6.33(a) provides that a fee will be charged for each license issued to a person or firm by the Licensing Authority in order to defray USDA’s costs of administering the licensing system under this regulation. The regulation at 7 CFR 6.33(a) also provides that the Licensing Authority will announce the annual fee for each license and that such fee will be set out in a notice to be published in the Federal Register. Accordingly, this notice sets out the fee for the licenses to be issued for the 2010 calendar year. Notice: The total cost to USDA of administering the licensing system for 2010 has been estimated to be $333,000, and the estimated number of licenses expected to be issued is 2,300. Of the total cost, $280,000 represents staff and supervisory costs directly related to administering the licensing system, and $53,000 represents other miscellaneous costs, including travel, postage, publications, forms, and Automated Data Processing system support. Accordingly, notice is hereby given that the fee for each license issued to a person or firm for the 2010 calendar year, in accordance with 7 CFR 6.33, will be $150 per license. PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Issued at Washington, DC, the 13th day of July 2009. Ronald Lord, Licensing Authority. [FR Doc. E9–19530 Filed 8–13–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–10–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Natural Resources Conservation Service RIN 0578–AA48 Conservation Practice Technical Assistance AGENCY: Natural Resources Conservation Service, United States Department of Agriculture. ACTION: Notice; reopening of public comment period. SUMMARY: On June 12, 2009, the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) published in the Federal Register a notice for the purpose of: (1) Notifying the public about the results of NRCS compliance with section 1242(h) of the Food Security Act of 1985, as amended; and (2) to solicit public comment about how to improve agency conservation practice standards. The public comment period closed on August 11, 2009. NRCS is hereby reopening the public comment period and amending the closing date September 14, 2009 to ensure the agency has received comments from a broad segment of the agriculture sector. DATES: Submit comments on or before September 14, 2009. ADDRESSES: You may send comments using any of the following methods: • Government-wide rulemaking Web site: Go to https://www.regulations.gov and follow the instructions for sending comments electronically. • Mail: Norman Widman, National Agronomist, Ecological Sciences E:\FR\FM\14AUN1.SGM 14AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 156 (Friday, August 14, 2009)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-19530]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Foreign Agricultural Service


Assessment of Fees for Dairy Import Licenses for the 2010 Tariff-
Rate Import Quota Year

AGENCY: Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces a fee of $150 to be charged for the 2010 
tariff-rate quota (TRQ) year for each license issued to a person or 
firm by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) authorizing the 
importation of certain dairy articles, which are subject to tariff-rate 
quotas set forth in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) of the United 
States.

DATES: Effective Date: August 14, 2009.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jorge Martinez, Dairy Import Licensing 
Program, Import Policies and Export Reporting Division, STOP 1021, U.S. 
Department of Agriculture, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, 
DC 20250-1021 or telephone at (202) 720-9439 or e-mail at 
jorge.martinez@fas.usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Dairy Tariff-Rate Import Quota Licensing 
Regulation promulgated by USDA and codified at 7 CFR 6.20-6.37 provides 
for the issuance of licenses to import certain dairy articles that are 
subject to TRQs set forth in the HTS. Those dairy articles may only be 
entered into the United States at the in-quota TRQ tariff-rates by or 
for the account of a person or firm to whom such licenses have been 
issued and only in accordance with the terms and conditions of the 
regulation.
    Licenses are issued on a calendar year basis, and each license 
authorizes the license holder to import a specified quantity and type 
of dairy article from a specified country of origin. The use of such 
licenses is monitored by the Dairy Import Licensing Program, Import 
Policies and Export Reporting Division, Foreign Agricultural Service, 
USDA, and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Department of 
Homeland Security.
    The regulation at 7 CFR 6.33(a) provides that a fee will be charged 
for each license issued to a person or firm by the Licensing Authority 
in order to defray USDA's costs of administering the licensing system 
under this regulation.
    The regulation at 7 CFR 6.33(a) also provides that the Licensing 
Authority will announce the annual fee for each license and that such 
fee will be set out in a notice to be published in the Federal 
Register. Accordingly, this notice sets out the fee for the licenses to 
be issued for the 2010 calendar year.
    Notice: The total cost to USDA of administering the licensing 
system for 2010 has been estimated to be $333,000, and the estimated 
number of licenses expected to be issued is 2,300. Of the total cost, 
$280,000 represents staff and supervisory costs directly related to 
administering the licensing system, and $53,000 represents other 
miscellaneous costs, including travel, postage, publications, forms, 
and Automated Data Processing system support.
    Accordingly, notice is hereby given that the fee for each license 
issued to a person or firm for the 2010 calendar year, in accordance 
with 7 CFR 6.33, will be $150 per license.

    Issued at Washington, DC, the 13th day of July 2009.
Ronald Lord,
Licensing Authority.
[FR Doc. E9-19530 Filed 8-13-09; 8:45 am]
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