Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 66717 [2010-27394]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 209 / Friday, October 29, 2010 / Notices management education provisions of the Federal Crop Insurance Act. Need and Use of the Information: RMA will use Form RMA–300, Activity Log, to collect information to 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 as part of the required quarterly progress report. In addition, RMA will use information provided by agreement holders to ensure that funded educational projects are progressing. Description of Respondents: Not-forprofit institutions; Business or other forprofit; State, Local, or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 167. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Quarterly. Total Burden Hours: 736. Charlene Parker, Departmental Information Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2010–27376 Filed 10–28–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–08–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request WReier-Aviles on DSKGBLS3C1PROD with NOTICES October 26, 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 and 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:23 Oct 28, 2010 Jkt 223001 of having their full effect if received within 30 days of this notification. Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by calling (202) 720–8681. 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. Forest Service Title: Federal and Non-Federal Financial Assistance Instruments. OMB Control Number: 0596–0217. Summary of Collection: In order to carry out specific Forest Service (FS) activities, Congress created several authorities to assist the Agency in carrying out its mission. Authorized by the Federal Grants and Cooperative Agreements Act, the FS issues Federal Financial Assistance awards, (i.e., grants and cooperative agreements). Agency specific authorities and appropriations also support use of Federal Financial Assistance awards. Information is collected from individuals; non-profit and for-profit institutions; institutions of higher education and State, local, and Native American Tribal governments etc. Multiple options are available for respondents to respond including forms, non-forms, electronically, face-to-face, by telephone and over the Internet. Need and Use of the Information: From the pre-award to the close-out stage, FS will collect information from respondents on forms, via e-mails, meetings, and telephone calls. Using various forms respondents will describe the type of project, project scope, financial plan and other factors. Without this information the FS would not be able to develop, implement, monitor and administer these agreements. Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit; Not-for-profit Institutions; State, Local or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 13,014. Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 39,352. Charlene Parker, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2010–27394 Filed 10–28–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–11–P PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 66717 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Utilities Service Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Rural Utilities Service, USDA. Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended), the Rural Utilities Service (RUS) invites comments on this information collection for which RUS intends to request approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by December 28, 2010. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michele L. Brooks, Director, Program Development and Regulatory Analysis, USDA Rural Development, 1400 Independence Ave., SW., STOP 1522, Room 5162 South Building, Washington, DC 20250–1522. Telephone: (202) 690–1078. FAX: (202) 720–8435. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) regulation (5 CFR 1320) implementing provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13) requires that interested members of the public and affected agencies have an opportunity to comment on information collection and recordkeeping activities (see 5 CFR 1320.8(d)). This notice identifies an information collection that RUS is submitting to OMB for extension. Comments are invited on: (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 including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (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 appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments may be sent to: Michele L. Brooks, Director, Program Development and Regulatory Analysis, Rural Utilities Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1400 Independence Ave., SW., STOP 1522, Room 5162 South Building, Washington, DC 20250–1522. 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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

 October 26, 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 
and 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) 720-8681.
    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.

Forest Service

    Title: Federal and Non-Federal Financial Assistance Instruments.
    OMB Control Number: 0596-0217.
    Summary of Collection: In order to carry out specific Forest 
Service (FS) activities, Congress created several authorities to assist 
the Agency in carrying out its mission. Authorized by the Federal 
Grants and Cooperative Agreements Act, the FS issues Federal Financial 
Assistance awards, (i.e., grants and cooperative agreements). Agency 
specific authorities and appropriations also support use of Federal 
Financial Assistance awards. Information is collected from individuals; 
non-profit and for-profit institutions; institutions of higher 
education and State, local, and Native American Tribal governments etc. 
Multiple options are available for respondents to respond including 
forms, non-forms, electronically, face-to-face, by telephone and over 
the Internet.
    Need and Use of the Information: From the pre-award to the close-
out stage, FS will collect information from respondents on forms, via 
e-mails, meetings, and telephone calls. Using various forms respondents 
will describe the type of project, project scope, financial plan and 
other factors. Without this information the FS would not be able to 
develop, implement, monitor and administer these agreements.
    Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit; Not-for-
profit Institutions; State, Local or Tribal Government.
    Number of Respondents: 13,014.
    Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: On occasion.
    Total Burden Hours: 39,352.

Charlene Parker,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2010-27394 Filed 10-28-10; 8:45 am]
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