Notice for Extension and Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection, 30770 [2010-13254]

Download as PDF 30770 Notices Federal Register Vol. 75, No. 105 Wednesday, June 2, 2010 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 Risk Management Agency Notice for Extension and Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection AGENCY: Risk Management Agency, USDA. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. sroberts on DSKD5P82C1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the intention of the Risk Management Agency (RMA) to request an extension and revision to a currently approved information collection. DATES: Written comments on this notice will be accepted until close of business August 2, 2010. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments by any of the following methods: • By Mail to: Sundii Johnson Phillips, Risk Management Education Division, USDA/RMA, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Stop 0808, Room 5720, Washington, DC 20250–0808. • E-Mail: RMA.RiskEd@rma.usda.gov. All comments 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 also become a matter of public record. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information on the proposed collection of information contact: Sundii Johnson Phillips, Risk Management Education Division USDA/ RMA, Stop 0808, 1400 Independence Ave., SW., Washington, DC 20250–0808, or call (202) 720–5265. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Risk Management and Crop Insurance Education Activity Log. VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:08 Jun 01, 2010 Jkt 220001 OMB Number: 0563–0070. Expiration Date of Approval: November 30, 2010. Type of Request: Extension and revision of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: The Federal Crop Insurance Act directs the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation, operating through RMA, to (a) establish crop insurance education and information programs in States that have been historically underserved by the Federal crop insurance program [7 U.S.C. 1524(a)(2)]; and (b) provide agricultural producers with training opportunities in risk management, with a priority given to producers of specialty crops and underserved commodities [7 U.S.C. 1522(d)(3)(F)]. With this submission, RMA seeks to obtain approval for Risk Management and Crop Insurance Education Activity Log— Form RME–300, in order to collect information and monitor certain educational activities. Agreement holders are required to record specific information about each educational activity conducted under the agreement in an activity log and submit the form to RMA as part of the required quarterly progress report. In addition, RMA will use the information provided by agreement holders to ensure that funded educational projects are progressing. We are asking the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve this information collection activity for 3 years. The purpose of this notice is to solicit comments from the public concerning this information collection activity. These comments will help us: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information has practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, through use, as appropriate, of automated, electronic, mechanical, and other collection technologies, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Estimate of burden: The public reporting burden for this collection of PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 information is estimated to average: 30 minutes per response for agreement holders for a total of 360 hours. Respondents/Affected Entities: Notfor-profit institutions; Business or other for-profit; State, local, or tribal government. Estimated annual number of respondents: 180 respondents. Estimated annual number of responses: 720 responses or 4 per respondent. Estimated total annual burden on respondents: 360 hours. Signed in Washington, DC, on May 27, 2010. William J. Murphy, Manager, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation. [FR Doc. 2010–13254 Filed 6–1–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–08–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Federal Crop Insurance Corporation Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection AGENCY: Federal Crop Insurance Corporation, USDA. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) this notice announces the Risk Management Agency’s intention to request an extension to a currently approved information collection for the submission of policies, provisions of policies and rates of premium under section 508(h) of the Federal Crop Insurance Act. This notice announces a public comment period on the information collection requests (ICRs) associated with DATES: Written comments on this notice will be accepted until close of business August 2, 2010. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments, titled ‘‘Information Collection OMB 0563– 0064’’, by any of the following methods: • By Mail to: Director, Product Administration and Standards Division, Risk Management Agency, United States Department of Agriculture, Beacon Facility—Mail Stop 0812, Room 421, PO E:\FR\FM\02JNN1.SGM 02JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 105 (Wednesday, June 2, 2010)]
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[FR Doc No: 2010-13254]


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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. 75, No. 105 / Wednesday, June 2, 2010 / 
Notices

[[Page 30770]]



DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Risk Management Agency


Notice for Extension and Revision of a Currently Approved 
Information Collection

AGENCY: Risk Management Agency, 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 Risk Management Agency (RMA) to 
request an extension and revision to a currently approved information 
collection.

DATES: Written comments on this notice will be accepted until close of 
business August 2, 2010.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments by any of 
the following methods:
     By Mail to: Sundii Johnson Phillips, Risk Management 
Education Division, USDA/RMA, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Stop 0808, 
Room 5720, Washington, DC 20250-0808.
     E-Mail: RMA.Risk-Ed@rma.usda.gov.
    All comments 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 also become a matter of public record.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information on 
the proposed collection of information contact: Sundii Johnson 
Phillips, Risk Management Education Division USDA/RMA, Stop 0808, 1400 
Independence Ave., SW., Washington, DC 20250-0808, or call (202) 720-
5265.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Risk Management and Crop Insurance Education Activity Log.
    OMB Number: 0563-0070.
    Expiration Date of Approval: November 30, 2010.
    Type of Request: Extension and revision of a currently approved 
information collection.
    Abstract: The Federal Crop Insurance Act directs the Federal Crop 
Insurance Corporation, operating through RMA, to (a) establish crop 
insurance education and information programs in States that have been 
historically underserved by the Federal crop insurance program [7 
U.S.C. 1524(a)(2)]; and (b) provide agricultural producers with 
training opportunities in risk management, with a priority given to 
producers of specialty crops and underserved commodities [7 U.S.C. 
1522(d)(3)(F)]. With this submission, RMA seeks to obtain approval for 
Risk Management and Crop Insurance Education Activity Log--Form RME-
300, in order to collect information and monitor certain educational 
activities. Agreement holders are required to record specific 
information about each educational activity conducted under the 
agreement in an activity log and submit the form to RMA as part of the 
required quarterly progress report. In addition, RMA will use the 
information provided by agreement holders to ensure that funded 
educational projects are progressing.
    We are asking the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve 
this information collection activity for 3 years.
    The purpose of this notice is to solicit comments from the public 
concerning this information collection activity. These comments will 
help us:
    (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, 
including whether the information has practical utility;
    (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of 
the proposed collection of information;
    (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to 
be collected; and
    (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those 
who are to respond, through use, as appropriate, of automated, 
electronic, mechanical, and other collection technologies, e.g., 
permitting electronic submission of responses.
    Estimate of burden: The public reporting burden for this collection 
of information is estimated to average: 30 minutes per response for 
agreement holders for a total of 360 hours.
    Respondents/Affected Entities: Not-for-profit institutions; 
Business or other for-profit; State, local, or tribal government.
    Estimated annual number of respondents: 180 respondents.
    Estimated annual number of responses: 720 responses or 4 per 
respondent.
    Estimated total annual burden on respondents: 360 hours.

    Signed in Washington, DC, on May 27, 2010.
William J. Murphy,
Manager, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation.
[FR Doc. 2010-13254 Filed 6-1-10; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3410-08-P