Notice of Intent To Suspend the Agricultural Labor Survey and Farm Labor Reports, 28730 [2011-12255]

Download as PDF 28730 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 96 / Wednesday, May 18, 2011 / Notices matters to the attention of the Committee may file written statements with the Committee staff before or after the meeting. Individuals wishing to speak or propose agenda items must send their names and proposals to Bill Pell, DFO, P.O. Box 1270, Hot Springs, AR 71902. Dated: May 12, 2011. Bill Pell, Designated Federal Official. [FR Doc. 2011–12195 Filed 5–17–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–11–P National Agricultural Statistics Service Notice of Intent To Suspend the Agricultural Labor Survey and Farm Labor Reports National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of suspension of data collection and publication. This notice announces the intention of the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) to suspend a currently approved information collection, the Agricultural Labor Survey, and its associated publication. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joseph T. Reilly, Associate Administrator, National Agricultural Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, (202) 720–4333. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Agricultural Labor Survey. OMB Control Number: 0535–0109. Expiration Date of Approval: November 30, 2012. Type of Request: To suspend a currently approved information collection. Abstract: The primary objective of the National Agricultural Statistics Service is to prepare and issue state and national estimates of crop and livestock production, disposition, and prices. The Agricultural Labor Survey provides quarterly statistics on the number of agricultural workers, hours worked, and wage rates. Number of workers and hours worked are used to estimate agricultural productivity; wage rates are used in the administration of the H–2A Program and for setting Adverse Effect Wage Rates. Survey data are also used to carry out provisions of the Agricultural Adjustment Act. NASS will suspend this information collection as of May 18, 2011 due to budget constraints. NASS will not publish the April Farm Labor report due for release on Thursday, May 19, 2011. The Farm Labor reports for July, and srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES 16:31 May 17, 2011 Jkt 223001 Dated in Washington, DC, on May 13, 2011. Peter Minarik, Acting Chief, Regional Programs Coordination Unit. [FR Doc. 2011–12175 Filed 5–17–11; 8:45 am] Signed at Washington, DC, April 3, 2011. Joseph T. Reilly, Associate Administrator. BILLING CODE 6335–01–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE BILLING CODE 3410–20–P AGENCY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 the services of a sign language interpreter should contact the Eastern Regional Office at least ten (10) working days before the scheduled date of the meeting. The meeting will be conducted pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the Commission and FACA. [FR Doc. 2011–12255 Filed 5–17–11; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE SUMMARY: October 2011 will also not be published unless there is a change in the anticipated budget shortfall. Authority: These data were collected under authority of 7 U.S.C. 2204(a). Individually identifiable data collected under this authority are governed by Section 1770 of the Food Security Act of 1985, 7 U.S.C. 2276, which requires USDA to afford strict confidentiality to non-aggregated data provided by respondents. Estimate of Burden: There will be no further public reporting burden for this quarterly collection of information. Census Bureau COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS Agenda and Notice of Public Meeting of the District of Columbia Advisory Committee Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; 2011 Business R&D and Innovation Survey AGENCY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (Commission), and the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), that a meeting of the District of Columbia Advisory Committee to the Commission will convene at 12 p.m. (EDT) on Wednesday, June 1, 2011, at Commission headquarters, 624 9th Street, NW., 5th floor conference room, Washington, DC 20425. The purpose of the meeting is for project planning. Members of the public are entitled to submit written comments; the comments must be received in the regional office within 30 days of the meeting. Written comments may be mailed to the Eastern Regional Office, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 624 9th Street, NW., Suite 740, Washington, DC 20425. They may also be faxed to (202) 376–7548, or e-mailed to ero@usccr.gov. Persons who desire additional information should contact the Eastern Regional Office at (202) 376– 7533. Records generated from this this meeting may be inspected and reproduced at the Eastern Regional Office, as they become available, both before and after the meeting. Persons interested in the work of this advisory committee are advised to go to the Commission’s Web site, http:// www.usccr.gov, or to contact the Eastern Regional Office at the above e-mail or street address. Deaf or hearing-impaired persons who will attend the meeting(s) and require PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 U.S. Census Bureau, Commerce. ACTION: Notice. The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). DATES: To ensure consideration, written comments must be submitted on or before July 18, 2011. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at dHynek@doc.gov). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument(s) and instructions should be directed to Richard Hough, U.S. Census Bureau, MCD HQ–7K150A, 4600 Silver Hill Rd., Suitland, MD 20746, (301) 763–4823 (or via the Internet at richard.s.hough@census.gov). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: I. Abstract The U.S. Census Bureau, with support from the National Science Foundation (NSF), plans to conduct the Business R&D and Innovation Survey (BRDIS) for the 2011 survey year. The BRDIS E:\FR\FM\18MYN1.SGM 18MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

National Agricultural Statistics Service


Notice of Intent To Suspend the Agricultural Labor Survey and 
Farm Labor Reports

AGENCY: National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of suspension of data collection and publication.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces the intention of the National 
Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) to suspend a currently approved 
information collection, the Agricultural Labor Survey, and its 
associated publication.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joseph T. Reilly, Associate 
Administrator, National Agricultural Statistics Service, U.S. 
Department of Agriculture, (202) 720-4333.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Agricultural Labor Survey.
    OMB Control Number: 0535-0109.
    Expiration Date of Approval: November 30, 2012.
    Type of Request: To suspend a currently approved information 
collection.
    Abstract: The primary objective of the National Agricultural 
Statistics Service is to prepare and issue state and national estimates 
of crop and livestock production, disposition, and prices. The 
Agricultural Labor Survey provides quarterly statistics on the number 
of agricultural workers, hours worked, and wage rates. Number of 
workers and hours worked are used to estimate agricultural 
productivity; wage rates are used in the administration of the H-2A 
Program and for setting Adverse Effect Wage Rates. Survey data are also 
used to carry out provisions of the Agricultural Adjustment Act.
    NASS will suspend this information collection as of May 18, 2011 
due to budget constraints. NASS will not publish the April Farm Labor 
report due for release on Thursday, May 19, 2011. The Farm Labor 
reports for July, and October 2011 will also not be published unless 
there is a change in the anticipated budget shortfall.
    Authority: These data were collected under authority of 7 U.S.C. 
2204(a). Individually identifiable data collected under this authority 
are governed by Section 1770 of the Food Security Act of 1985, 7 U.S.C. 
2276, which requires USDA to afford strict confidentiality to non-
aggregated data provided by respondents.
    Estimate of Burden: There will be no further public reporting 
burden for this quarterly collection of information.

    Signed at Washington, DC, April 3, 2011.
Joseph T. Reilly,
Associate Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2011-12255 Filed 5-17-11; 8:45 am]
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