Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 62498-62499 [2010-25491]

Download as PDF 62498 Notices Federal Register Vol. 75, No. 196 Tuesday, October 12, 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 Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES October 5, 2010. The Department of Agriculture has submitted the following information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13. Comments regarding (a) 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; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of burden including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to 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 should be addressed to: Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), OIRA_Submission@OMB.EOP.GOV or fax (202) 395–5806 and to Departmental Clearance Office, USDA, OCIO, Mail Stop 7602, Washington, DC 20250– 7602. Comments regarding these information collections are best assured of having their full effect if received within 30 days of this notification. Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by calling (202) 720–8958. An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a currently valid OMB control number and the agency informs potential persons who are to respond to the collection of information that such persons are not required to respond to VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:43 Oct 08, 2010 Jkt 223001 the collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Title: Importation of Unshu Oranges. OMB Control Number: 0579–0173. Summary of Collection: The Plant Protection Act (7 U.S.C. 7701–7772) authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture to restrict the importation, entry or interstate movement of plants, plant products, and other articles to prevent the introduction of plant pest in the United States. The regulations in ‘‘Subpart-Citrus Fruit’’ (7 CFR 319.28) allow the importation of unshu oranges from Kyushu Island and Honshu Island, Japan, into the United States under certain conditions. A certificate must accompany the unshu oranges from the Japanese plant protection service certifying that the fruit is apparently free of citrus canker. Need and Use of the Information: The Animal and Plant Health Inspection (APHIS) will collect information using form PPQ 203, Foreign Site Certificate of Inspection and/or Treatment, PPQ 587, Application for Permit to Import Plants or Plant Products and box labeling. The information from the forms will be used to certify that unshu oranges from Japan are free of citrus canker and to also ensure that the oranges are not imported into citrus-producing areas of the United States such as Florida and California. Failing to collect this information would cripple APHIS’ ability to ensure that Unshu oranges from Japan are not carrying citrus canker. Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit; State, Local or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 23. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 5,535. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Title: Citrus Greening and Asian Citrus Psylid; Quarantine and Interstate Movement Regulations. OMB Control Number: 0579–0363. Summary of Collection: The Plant Protection Act (7 U.S.C. 7701 et seq.) authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture either independently or in cooperation with the States, to carry out operations or measures to detect, eradicate, PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 suppress, control, prevent, or retard the spread of plant pests (such as citrus canker) new or widely distributed throughout the United States. The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) amended the ‘‘Domestic Quarantine Notices’’ in 7 CFR part 301 by adding a new subpart, ‘‘Citrus Greening and Asian Citrus Psylid (ACP)’’ (§§ 301.76 through 301.76–11). Citrus greening, also known as Huanglonghing disease of citrus, is considered to be one of the most serious citrus diseases in the world. Need and Use of the Information: APHIS will collect information using various forms to address the risk associated with the interstate movement of citrus nursery stock and other regulated articles from areas quarantined for citrus greening. Failing to collect this information could cause a severe economic loss to the citrus industry. Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit. Number of Respondents: 116. Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 504. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2010–25490 Filed 10–8–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–34–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request October 5, 2010. The Department of Agriculture has submitted the following information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13. Comments regarding (a) 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; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of burden including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including E:\FR\FM\12OCN1.SGM 12OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 196 / Tuesday, October 12, 2010 / Notices srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology should be addressed to: Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), OIRA_Submission@OMB.EOP.GOV or fax (202) 395–5806 and to Departmental Clearance Office, USDA, OCIO, Mail Stop 7602, Washington, DC 20250– 7602. Comments regarding these information collections are best assured of having their full effect if received within 30 days of this notification. Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by calling (202) 720–8958. An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a currently valid OMB control number and the agency informs potential persons who are to respond to the collection of information that such persons are not required to respond to the collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Food and Nutrition Service Title: Operating Guidelines, Forms and Waivers OMB Control Number: 0584–0083 Summary of Collection: Under section 16 of the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 (the Act), 7 U.S.C. 2025, the Secretary is authorized to pay each State agency an amount equal to 50 percent of all administrative costs involved in each State agency’s operation of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Under corresponding SNAP regulations at 7 CFR 272.2(c), the State agency must submit to the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) annually for approval a Budget Projection Statement (FNS–366A), which projects total costs for major areas of SNAP operations during the preceding fiscal year and a Program Activity Statement (FNS–366B), which provides program activity data for the preceding fiscal year. Need and Use of the Information: FNS will collect information to estimate funding needs and also provide data on the number of applications processed, number of fair hearings, and fraud control activity. FNS uses the data to monitor State agency activity levels and performance. If the information were not collected it would disrupt budget planning and delay appropriation distributions. Description of Respondents: State, Local or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 53. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:43 Oct 08, 2010 Jkt 223001 Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: Annually. Total Burden Hours: 2,849. Food and Nutrition Service 62499 is to hold a meeting to review submitted Title II project proposals and recommend funding of projects in accordance with Public Law 110–343. The meeting will be held on November 4, 2010, and will begin at 10 a.m. Title: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP): State Options. OMB Control Number: 0584–0496. Summary of Collection: The Food, Conservation and Energy Act of 2008, Public Law 110–246, Section 4001– 4002, amended the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to rename the Food Stamp Program the ‘‘Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program’’ (SNAP). The Act establishes SNAP as a means-tested program under which needy households may apply for and receive assistance to supplement their ability to purchase food. The Act specifies national eligibility standards and imposes certain administrative requirements on State agencies in administering the program. The program is directly administered by State welfare agencies, which are responsible for determining the eligibility of applicant households and issuing benefits to those households entitled to benefits under the Act. Need and Use of the Information: FNS will collect information from State agencies on how the various SNAP implementation options will be determined. The information collected will be used by FNS to establish quality control reviews, standards and selfemployment costs. Description of Respondents: State, Local or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 53. Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: Annually. Total Burden Hours: 236. DATES: Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: [FR Doc. 2010–25491 Filed 10–8–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–30–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Chequamegon Resource Advisory Committee Forest Service, USDA. Notice of meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: The meeting will be held at the Forest Service Park Falls Office, Large Conference Room, 1170 4th Ave. South, Park Falls, WI. Written comments should be sent to Sarah Yoshikane, Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, P.O. Box 578, 113 East Bayfield St., Washburn, WI 54891. Comments may also be sent via e-mail to syoshikane@fs.fed.us, or via facsimile to 715–373–2878. All comments, including names and addresses when provided, are placed in the record and are available for public inspection and copying. The public may inspect comments received at Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, 113 East Bayfield St., Washburn, WI 54891. Visitors are encouraged to call ahead to 715–373–2667 to facilitate entry into the building. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sarah Yoshikane, RAC coordinator, USDA, Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, 113 East Bayfield St., Washburn, WI 54891; (715) 373–2667; E-mail syoshikane@fs.fed.us. Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday. The meeting is open to the public. The following business will be conducted: (1) Review and recommend funding of Title II project proposals in accordance with Public Law 110–343; and (2) Public Comment. Persons who wish to bring related matters to the attention of the Committee may file written statements with the Committee staff before or after the meeting. Dated: September 29, 2010. Paul I. V. Strong, Forest Supervisor. [FR Doc. 2010–25596 Filed 10–8–10; 8:45 am] The Chequamegon Resource Advisory Committee will meet in Park Falls, Wisconsin. The committee is meeting as authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community SelfDetermination Act (Pub. L 110–343) and in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 BILLING CODE 3410–11–P E:\FR\FM\12OCN1.SGM 12OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

October 5, 2010.
    The Department of Agriculture has submitted the following 
information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance 
under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13. Comments 
regarding (a) 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; (b) the accuracy 
of the agency's estimate of burden including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, 
utility and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to 
minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are 
to respond, including

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through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or 
other technological collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology should be addressed to: Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office 
of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB), OIRA_Submission@OMB.EOP.GOV or fax (202) 395-5806 and to 
Departmental Clearance Office, USDA, OCIO, Mail Stop 7602, Washington, 
DC 20250-7602. Comments regarding these information collections are 
best assured of having their full effect if received within 30 days of 
this notification. Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by 
calling (202) 720-8958.
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information 
unless the collection of information displays a currently valid OMB 
control number and the agency informs potential persons who are to 
respond to the collection of information that such persons are not 
required to respond to the collection of information unless it displays 
a currently valid OMB control number.

Food and Nutrition Service

    Title: Operating Guidelines, Forms and Waivers
    OMB Control Number: 0584-0083
    Summary of Collection: Under section 16 of the Food and Nutrition 
Act of 2008 (the Act), 7 U.S.C. 2025, the Secretary is authorized to 
pay each State agency an amount equal to 50 percent of all 
administrative costs involved in each State agency's operation of the 
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Under corresponding 
SNAP regulations at 7 CFR 272.2(c), the State agency must submit to the 
Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) annually for approval a Budget 
Projection Statement (FNS-366A), which projects total costs for major 
areas of SNAP operations during the preceding fiscal year and a Program 
Activity Statement (FNS-366B), which provides program activity data for 
the preceding fiscal year.
    Need and Use of the Information: FNS will collect information to 
estimate funding needs and also provide data on the number of 
applications processed, number of fair hearings, and fraud control 
activity. FNS uses the data to monitor State agency activity levels and 
performance. If the information were not collected it would disrupt 
budget planning and delay appropriation distributions.
    Description of Respondents: State, Local or Tribal Government.
    Number of Respondents: 53.
    Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: Annually.
    Total Burden Hours: 2,849.

Food and Nutrition Service

    Title: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP): State 
Options.
    OMB Control Number: 0584-0496.
    Summary of Collection: The Food, Conservation and Energy Act of 
2008, Public Law 110-246, Section 4001-4002, amended the Food and 
Nutrition Act of 2008 to rename the Food Stamp Program the 
``Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program'' (SNAP). The Act 
establishes SNAP as a means-tested program under which needy households 
may apply for and receive assistance to supplement their ability to 
purchase food. The Act specifies national eligibility standards and 
imposes certain administrative requirements on State agencies in 
administering the program. The program is directly administered by 
State welfare agencies, which are responsible for determining the 
eligibility of applicant households and issuing benefits to those 
households entitled to benefits under the Act.
    Need and Use of the Information: FNS will collect information from 
State agencies on how the various SNAP implementation options will be 
determined. The information collected will be used by FNS to establish 
quality control reviews, standards and self-employment costs.
    Description of Respondents: State, Local or Tribal Government.
    Number of Respondents: 53.
    Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: Annually.
    Total Burden Hours: 236.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2010-25491 Filed 10-8-10; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3410-30-P