Notice of Request for a Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection, 51550 [E9-24181]

Download as PDF 51550 Notices Federal Register Vol. 74, No. 193 Wednesday, October 7, 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 Commodity Credit Corporation Notice of Request for a Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: Commodity Credit Corporation, USDA. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the intention of the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) to request a revision of a currently approved information collection in support of the CCC’s Dairy Export Incentive Program (DEIP) based on reestimates. This information collection has applied to CCC’s Export Enhancement Program (EEP) as well as the DEIP. However, the EEP has been repealed by the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008. The program regulations at 7 CFR 1494 will be updated to delete references to the EEP. DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by December 7, 2009. Additional Information or Comments: Contact Mark Rowse, Director, Credit Programs Division, Office of Trade Programs, Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, AgBox 1025, Washington, DC 20250–1025, or by telephone at (202) 720–0624. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: CCC’s Dairy Export Incentive Program (DEIP). OMB Number: 0551–0028. Expiration Date of Approval: January 31, 2010. Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: The major objective of the DEIP is to expand U.S. dairy product exports by paying cash to exporters as bonuses, allowing them to sell U.S. dairy products in targeted countries at VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:25 Oct 06, 2009 Jkt 220001 competitive prices. Currently, 102 countries and 3 country regions are targeted export destinations and 650 exporters are eligible to participate under the DEIP. Under 7 CFR part 1494, exporters are required to submit the following: (1) Information required for program participation (section 1494.301), (2) performance security (section 1494.401), (3) export sales information in connection with applying for a CCC bonus (section 1494.501), and (4) evidence of export and related information (section 1494.701). In addition, each exporter must maintain accurate records showing sales and deliveries of the eligible commodity exported in connection with an agreement made under the DEIP, as outlined in section 1494.1001. The information collected is used by CCC to manage, plan for and evaluate the use of, and account for Government resources. The reports and records are required to ensure the proper and judicious use of public funds. Estimate of Burden: The public reporting burden for these collections is estimated to average 41 minutes per response. Respondents: Exporters of U.S. agricultural commodities, banks or other financial institutions, producer associations, export trade associations, and U.S. Government agencies. Estimated Number of Respondents: 10 per annum. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 81 per annum. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 553.5 hours. Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Tamoria Thompson-Hall, the Agency Information Collection Coordinator, at (202) 690– 1690. Requests for comments: Send comments regarding (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of automated, electronic, mechanical, or other PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. 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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. 74, No. 193 / Wednesday, October 7, 2009 / 
Notices

[[Page 51550]]



DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Commodity Credit Corporation


Notice of Request for a Revision of a Currently Approved 
Information Collection

AGENCY: Commodity Credit Corporation, USDA.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this 
notice announces the intention of the Commodity Credit Corporation 
(CCC) to request a revision of a currently approved information 
collection in support of the CCC's Dairy Export Incentive Program 
(DEIP) based on re-estimates. This information collection has applied 
to CCC's Export Enhancement Program (EEP) as well as the DEIP. However, 
the EEP has been repealed by the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 
2008. The program regulations at 7 CFR 1494 will be updated to delete 
references to the EEP.

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by December 7, 2009.
    Additional Information or Comments: Contact Mark Rowse, Director, 
Credit Programs Division, Office of Trade Programs, Foreign 
Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, AgBox 1025, 
Washington, DC 20250-1025, or by telephone at (202) 720-0624.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: CCC's Dairy Export Incentive Program (DEIP).
    OMB Number: 0551-0028.
    Expiration Date of Approval: January 31, 2010.
    Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved information 
collection.
    Abstract: The major objective of the DEIP is to expand U.S. dairy 
product exports by paying cash to exporters as bonuses, allowing them 
to sell U.S. dairy products in targeted countries at competitive 
prices. Currently, 102 countries and 3 country regions are targeted 
export destinations and 650 exporters are eligible to participate under 
the DEIP. Under 7 CFR part 1494, exporters are required to submit the 
following: (1) Information required for program participation (section 
1494.301), (2) performance security (section 1494.401), (3) export 
sales information in connection with applying for a CCC bonus (section 
1494.501), and (4) evidence of export and related information (section 
1494.701). In addition, each exporter must maintain accurate records 
showing sales and deliveries of the eligible commodity exported in 
connection with an agreement made under the DEIP, as outlined in 
section 1494.1001. The information collected is used by CCC to manage, 
plan for and evaluate the use of, and account for Government resources. 
The reports and records are required to ensure the proper and judicious 
use of public funds.
    Estimate of Burden: The public reporting burden for these 
collections is estimated to average 41 minutes per response.
    Respondents: Exporters of U.S. agricultural commodities, banks or 
other financial institutions, producer associations, export trade 
associations, and U.S. Government agencies.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 10 per annum.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 81 per annum.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 553.5 hours.
    Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Tamoria 
Thompson-Hall, the Agency Information Collection Coordinator, at (202) 
690-1690.
    Requests for comments: Send comments regarding (a) Whether the 
proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper 
performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the 
information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the 
agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of 
information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of 
the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of 
the collection of information on those who are to respond, including 
through the use of automated, electronic, mechanical, or other 
technological collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology. Comments may be sent to Mark Rowse, Director, Credit 
Programs Division, Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of 
Agriculture, AgBox 1025, Washington, DC 20250-1025, or to the Desk 
Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, 
Office of Management and Budget, Washington, DC 20503. Persons with 
disabilities who require an alternative means for communication of 
information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) should contact 
USDA's Target Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TDD). All responses 
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 September 22, 2009.
John D Brewer,
Acting Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service, and Acting Vice 
President, Commodity Credit Corporation.
[FR Doc. E9-24181 Filed 10-6-09; 8:45 am]
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