Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection, 12002 [2012-4467]

Download as PDF 12002 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 39 / Tuesday, February 28, 2012 / Notices Done in Washington, DC this 22nd day of February 2012. Kevin Shea, Acting Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. [FR Doc. 2012–4648 Filed 2–27–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–34–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Federal Crop Insurance Corporation [Docket No. FCIC–12–0002] Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection Federal Crop Insurance Corporation, USDA. ACTION: Extension of approval of an information collection; comment request. AGENCY: Note: With the renewal of this package, we are changing the title of the current information collection from General Administrative Regulations; Interpretations of Statutory and Regulatory Provisions to Interpretations of Statutory and Regulatory Provision and Written Interpretations of FCIC Procedures. This notice announces a public comment period on the information collection requests (ICRs) associated with the interpretation of statutory and regulatory provisions administered by Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC). DATES: Written comments on this notice will be accepted until close of business April 30, 2012. ADDRESSES: FCIC prefers that comments be submitted electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal. You may submit comments, identified by Docket ID No. FCIC–12–0002, by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • By Mail to: Michael A. Alston, Deputy Administrator Insurance Services Division, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation, United States Department of Agriculture, 1400 Independence Ave. SW., Stop 0805, Washington, DC 20250–0805. All comments received, including those received by mail, will be posted without change to http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided, and can be accessed by the public. All comments must include the agency name and docket number or Regulatory Information Number (RIN) for this rule. For detailed instructions on submitting comments and additional information, tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:10 Feb 27, 2012 Jkt 226001 see http://www.regulations.gov. If you are submitting comments electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal and want to attach a document, we ask that it be in a text-based format. If you want to attach a document that is a scanned Adobe PDF file, it must be scanned as text and not as an image, thus allowing FCIC to search and copy certain portions of your submission. For questions regarding attaching a document that is a scanned Adobe PDF file, please contact the RMA Web Content Team at (816) 823–4694 or by email at rmaweb.content@rma.usda.gov. Privacy Act: Anyone is able to search the electronic form of all comments received for any dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the comment, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). You may review the complete User Notice and Privacy Notice for Regulations.gov at http:// www.regulations.gov/#!privacyNotice. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Interpretations of Statutory and Regulatory Provisions and Written Interpretations of FCIC Procedures. OMB Number: 0563–0055. Expiration Date of Approval: March 31, 2012. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: FCIC is proposing to renew the currently approved information collection, OMB Number 0563–0055. It is currently up for renewal and extension for three years. The information collection requirements for this renewal package are necessary for FCIC to provide an interpretation of statutory and regulatory provisions upon request. This data is used to administer the provisions of 7 CFR part 400, subpart X in accordance with the Federal Crop Insurance Act, as amended. In addition, FCIC has reevaluated the current package and included requests for written interpretation of FCIC procedures. We are asking the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to extend its approval of our use of this information collection activity for an additional 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; PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (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 8.47 hours per response. Respondents/Affected Entities: Parties affected by the information collection requirements included in this Notice are any producer with a valid crop insurance policy and approved insurance provider (agents, loss adjusters, employees, contractors or lawyers) with agreement with FCIC. Estimated annual number of respondents: 95. Estimated annual number of responses per respondent: 1. Estimated annual number of responses: 95. Estimated total annual burden hours on respondents: 805. 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 in Washington, DC on February 17, 2012. William J. Murphy, Manager, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation. [FR Doc. 2012–4467 Filed 2–27–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–08–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest Site-Specific Invasive Plant Treatment Project and Forest Plan Amendment Number 28 Forest Service, USDA. 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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Federal Crop Insurance Corporation

[Docket No. FCIC-12-0002]


Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved 
Information Collection

AGENCY: Federal Crop Insurance Corporation, USDA.

ACTION: Extension of approval of an information collection; comment 
request.

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    Note: With the renewal of this package, we are changing the 
title of the current information collection from General 
Administrative Regulations; Interpretations of Statutory and 
Regulatory Provisions to Interpretations of Statutory and Regulatory 
Provision and Written Interpretations of FCIC Procedures.

SUMMARY: This notice announces a public comment period on the 
information collection requests (ICRs) associated with the 
interpretation of statutory and regulatory provisions administered by 
Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC).

DATES: Written comments on this notice will be accepted until close of 
business April 30, 2012.

ADDRESSES: FCIC prefers that comments be submitted electronically 
through the Federal eRulemaking Portal. You may submit comments, 
identified by Docket ID No. FCIC-12-0002, by any of the following 
methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     By Mail to: Michael A. Alston, Deputy Administrator 
Insurance Services Division, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation, United 
States Department of Agriculture, 1400 Independence Ave. SW., Stop 
0805, Washington, DC 20250-0805.
    All comments received, including those received by mail, will be 
posted without change to http://www.regulations.gov, including any 
personal information provided, and can be accessed by the public. All 
comments must include the agency name and docket number or Regulatory 
Information Number (RIN) for this rule. For detailed instructions on 
submitting comments and additional information, see http://www.regulations.gov. If you are submitting comments electronically 
through the Federal eRulemaking Portal and want to attach a document, 
we ask that it be in a text-based format. If you want to attach a 
document that is a scanned Adobe PDF file, it must be scanned as text 
and not as an image, thus allowing FCIC to search and copy certain 
portions of your submission. For questions regarding attaching a 
document that is a scanned Adobe PDF file, please contact the RMA Web 
Content Team at (816) 823-4694 or by email at 
rmaweb.content@rma.usda.gov.
    Privacy Act: Anyone is able to search the electronic form of all 
comments received for any dockets by the name of the individual 
submitting the comment (or signing the comment, if submitted on behalf 
of an association, business, labor union, etc.). You may review the 
complete User Notice and Privacy Notice for Regulations.gov at http://www.regulations.gov/#!privacyNotice.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Interpretations of Statutory and Regulatory Provisions and 
Written Interpretations of FCIC Procedures.
    OMB Number: 0563-0055.
    Expiration Date of Approval: March 31, 2012.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information 
collection.
    Abstract: FCIC is proposing to renew the currently approved 
information collection, OMB Number 0563-0055. It is currently up for 
renewal and extension for three years. The information collection 
requirements for this renewal package are necessary for FCIC to provide 
an interpretation of statutory and regulatory provisions upon request. 
This data is used to administer the provisions of 7 CFR part 400, 
subpart X in accordance with the Federal Crop Insurance Act, as 
amended. In addition, FCIC has reevaluated the current package and 
included requests for written interpretation of FCIC procedures.
    We are asking the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to extend 
its approval of our use of this information collection activity for an 
additional 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 8.47 hours per response.
    Respondents/Affected Entities: Parties affected by the information 
collection requirements included in this Notice are any producer with a 
valid crop insurance policy and approved insurance provider (agents, 
loss adjusters, employees, contractors or lawyers) with agreement with 
FCIC.
    Estimated annual number of respondents: 95.
    Estimated annual number of responses per respondent: 1.
    Estimated annual number of responses: 95.
    Estimated total annual burden hours on respondents: 805.
    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 in Washington, DC on February 17, 2012.
William J. Murphy,
Manager, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation.
[FR Doc. 2012-4467 Filed 2-27-12; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3410-08-P