Notice of Intent To Revise a Previously Approved Information Collection, 17405-17406 [2012-7257]

Download as PDF 17405 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 58 / Monday, March 26, 2012 / Notices is estimated to average approximately 35–40 minutes per survey. Respondents: Farmers, ranchers, farm managers, farm contractors, and farm households. Estimated Number of Respondents: Approximately 80,000 respondents will be sampled each year. Over half of these respondents will be contacted more than one time in a single year. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: Approximately 66,000 hours per year. Copies of this information collection and related instructions can be obtained without charge from the NASS Clearance Officer, at (202) 690–2388 or at: ombofficer@nass.usda.gov. Comments: 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, through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, technological or other forms of information technology collection methods. All responses to this notice will become a matter of public record and be summarized in the request for OMB approval. Signed at Washington, DC, March 06, 2012. Joseph T. Reilly, Associate Administrator. [FR Doc. 2012–7255 Filed 3–23–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–20–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE National Agricultural Statistics Service Notice of Intent To Revise a Previously Approved Information Collection National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the intent of the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) to seek reinstatement of an information collection, the National Childhood Injury and Occupational Injury Survey of Farm Operators. DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by May 25, 2012 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number 0535–0235, by any of the following methods: • Email: ombofficer@nass.usda.gov. Include docket number above in the subject line of the message. • Fax: (202) 720–6396. • Mail: Mail any paper, disk, or CD– ROM submissions to: David Hancock, NASS Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Room 5336 South Building, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250– 2024. • Hand Delivery/Courier: Hand deliver to: David Hancock, NASS Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Room 5336 South Building, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250–2024. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joseph T. Reilly, Associate Administrator, National Agricultural SUMMARY: Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, (202) 720–4333. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: National Childhood Injury and Occupational Injury Survey of Farm Operators. OMB Control Number: 0535–0235. Expiration Date of Previous Approval: 12/31/2011. Type of Request: To seek reinstatement of an information collection for a period of three years. Abstract: The National Childhood Injury and Adult Occupational Injury Survey of Farm Operators is designed to: (1) Provide estimates of childhood nonfatal injury incidence and description of injury occurring to children less than 20 years of age who reside, work, or visit farms and (2) describe the occupational injury experience of farm operators. These surveys are being conducted as part of a cooperative agreement between the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS). In 2012, NASS will conduct the General Adult and Child Injury survey and will use the total farm population to sample from. In 2013, NASS will not be conducting an injury survey, since we will be concentrating on the Census of Agriculture survey (OMB #0535–0226). In 2014, NASS plans to again conduct the General Adult and Child Injury Survey, and this time, the survey will concentrate on minority farm operators. DATA COLLECTION FOR THE THREE YEAR APPROVAL PERIOD Reference year Survey targeted group tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES General Adult and Child Injury Survey Target Population—All Farm Operators) .................................. No Survey Conducted this Year .............................................................................................................. General Adult and Child Injury Survey (Minority Farm Operators) ......................................................... Data will be collected by telephone from all 50 states. Questions will relate to farm injuries occurring during the reference calendar year. These data will update and enhance existing data series used by the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) to: (1) Establish a measure of the number and rate of childhood injuries associated with farming operations and study the specific types of injuries sustained and (2) describe the scope and magnitude of occupational VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:32 Mar 23, 2012 Jkt 226001 injuries associated with farming operations. The collection combines the youth and occupational injury studies to reduce the number of contacts on the targeted farm population. Reports will be generated and information disseminated to all interested parties concerning the findings from this study. Authority: These data will be collected under the authority of 7 U.S.C. 2204(a). Individually identifiable data collected under this authority are governed by Section 1770 of the Food PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 2011 2012 2013 Survey year Sample size 2012 2013 2014 50,000 0 50,000 Security Act of 1985, 7 U.S.C. 2276, which requires USDA to afford strict confidentiality to non-aggregated data provided by respondents. This Notice is submitted in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501, et seq.) and Office of Management and Budget regulations at 5 CFR part 1320. NASS also complies with OMB Implementation Guidance, ‘‘Implementation Guidance for Title V of the E-Government Act, Confidential E:\FR\FM\26MRN1.SGM 26MRN1 17406 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 58 / Monday, March 26, 2012 / Notices Information Protection and Statistical Efficiency Act of 2002 (CIPSEA),’’ 72 FR 33362 (June 15, 2007). Estimate of Burden: Reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 12 minutes per response; screen-outs will be allowed early in the interview process if no injuries were incurred in the reference year. Burden is based on a minimum response rate of 80%. NASS will be utilizing several pieces of publicity and informational materials to encourage respondents to participate in this important survey. Respondents: Farm Operators. Estimated Annual Number of Respondents: 33,500. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 10,500 hours. Copies of this information collection and related instructions can be obtained without charge from David Hancock, NASS—OMB Clearance Officer, at (202) 690–2388 or at ombofficer@nass.usda.gov. Comments: 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, technological, or other forms of information technology collection methods. All responses to this notice will become a matter of public record and be summarized in the request for OMB approval. Agency: Bureau of Industry and Security. Title: Request for Investigation Under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act. OMB Control Number: 0694–0120. Form Number(s): N/A. Type of Request: Regular. Burden Hours: 3,000 hours. Number of Respondents: 400 respondents. Average Hours per Response: 7.5 hours per response. Needs and Uses: Upon request, BIS will initiate an investigation to determine the effects of imports of specific commodities on the national security, and will make the findings known to the President for possible adjustments to imports through tariffs. The findings are made publicly available and are reported to Congress. The purpose of this collection is to account for the public burden associated with the surveys distributed to determine the impact on national security. Affected Public: Businesses and other for-profit institutions. Frequency: On occasion. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain benefits. OMB Desk Officer: Jasmeet Seehra, FAX number (202) 395–7285. Copies of the above information collection proposal can be obtained by calling or writing Jennifer Jessup, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, (202) 482–0336, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at jjessup@doc.gov). Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to Jasmeet Seehra, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), by email to jseehra@omb.eop.gov, or by fax to (202) 395–7285. Signed at Washington, DC, March 06, 2012. Joseph T. Reilly, Associate Administrator. [FR Doc. 2012–7257 Filed 3–23–12; 8:45 am] Dated: March 20, 2012. Glenna Mickelson, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. BILLING CODE 3410–20–P [FR Doc. 2012–7102 Filed 3–23–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–33–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35). VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:32 Mar 23, 2012 Jkt 226001 National Climate Assessment and Development Advisory Committee (NCADAC) Meeting Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce (DOC). AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ACTION: Notice of open public meeting. This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a forthcoming meeting of the DoC NOAA National Climate Assessment and Development Advisory Committee (NCADAC). DATE AND TIME: The meeting is scheduled for: Tuesday, April 10, 2012 from 2–4 p.m. Eastern Time. ADDRESSES: Conference call. Public access will be available at the office of the U.S. Global Change Research Program, Conference Room A, Suite 250, 1717 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20006. Please check the National Climate Assessment Web site for additional information at http:// www.globalchange.gov/what-we-do/ assessment. SUMMARY: Matters To Be Considered Please refer to the Web page http:// www.nesdis.noaa.gov/NCADAC/ index.html for the most up-to-date meeting agenda, when available. Status: The meeting will be open to public participation with a 10-minute public comment period from 3:45–3:55 p.m. The NCADAC expects that public statements presented at its meetings will not be repetitive of previously submitted verbal or written statements. In general, each individual or group making a verbal presentation will be limited to a total time of two minutes. Written comments should be received in the NCADAC DFO’s office by Tuesday, April 3, 2012, to provide sufficient time for NCADAC review. Written comments received by the NCADAC DFO after April 3, 2012, will be distributed to the NCADAC, but may not be reviewed prior to the meeting date. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Cynthia Decker, Designated Federal Official, National Climate Assessment and Development Advisory Board, NOAA, Rm. 11230, 1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910. (Phone: 301–734–1156, Fax: 301–713–1459, Email: Cynthia.decker@noaa.gov). Individuals planning to attend are requested to RSVP to Dr. Decker by Tuesday, April 3, 2012 because space may be limited at the venue. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The National Climate Assessment and Development Advisory Committee was established in December 2010. The committee’s mission is to synthesize and summarize the science and information pertaining to current and future impacts of climate change upon the United States; and to provide advice and recommendations toward the E:\FR\FM\26MRN1.SGM 26MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 58 (Monday, March 26, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 17405-17406]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-7257]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

National Agricultural Statistics Service


Notice of Intent To Revise a Previously Approved Information 
Collection

AGENCY: National Agricultural Statistics Service, 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 intent of the National Agricultural Statistics 
Service (NASS) to seek reinstatement of an information collection, the 
National Childhood Injury and Occupational Injury Survey of Farm 
Operators.

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by May 25, 2012 to be 
assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number 0535-
0235, by any of the following methods:
     Email: ombofficer@nass.usda.gov. Include docket number 
above in the subject line of the message.
     Fax: (202) 720-6396.
     Mail: Mail any paper, disk, or CD-ROM submissions to: 
David Hancock, NASS Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 
Room 5336 South Building, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 
20250-2024.
     Hand Delivery/Courier: Hand deliver to: David Hancock, 
NASS Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Room 5336 South 
Building, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250-2024.

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

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: National Childhood Injury and Occupational Injury Survey of 
Farm Operators.
    OMB Control Number: 0535-0235.
    Expiration Date of Previous Approval: 12/31/2011.
    Type of Request: To seek reinstatement of an information collection 
for a period of three years.
    Abstract: The National Childhood Injury and Adult Occupational 
Injury Survey of Farm Operators is designed to: (1) Provide estimates 
of childhood nonfatal injury incidence and description of injury 
occurring to children less than 20 years of age who reside, work, or 
visit farms and (2) describe the occupational injury experience of farm 
operators. These surveys are being conducted as part of a cooperative 
agreement between the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the National 
Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS). In 2012, NASS will conduct the 
General Adult and Child Injury survey and will use the total farm 
population to sample from. In 2013, NASS will not be conducting an 
injury survey, since we will be concentrating on the Census of 
Agriculture survey (OMB 0535-0226). In 2014, NASS plans to 
again conduct the General Adult and Child Injury Survey, and this time, 
the survey will concentrate on minority farm operators.

           Data Collection for the Three Year Approval Period
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                                    Reference
      Survey targeted group            year     Survey year  Sample size
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General Adult and Child Injury            2011         2012       50,000
 Survey Target Population--All
 Farm Operators).................
No Survey Conducted this Year....         2012         2013            0
General Adult and Child Injury            2013         2014       50,000
 Survey (Minority Farm Operators)
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    Data will be collected by telephone from all 50 states. Questions 
will relate to farm injuries occurring during the reference calendar 
year. These data will update and enhance existing data series used by 
the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) to: 
(1) Establish a measure of the number and rate of childhood injuries 
associated with farming operations and study the specific types of 
injuries sustained and (2) describe the scope and magnitude of 
occupational injuries associated with farming operations. The 
collection combines the youth and occupational injury studies to reduce 
the number of contacts on the targeted farm population. Reports will be 
generated and information disseminated to all interested parties 
concerning the findings from this study.
    Authority: These data will be collected under the 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. This 
Notice is submitted in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501, et seq.) and Office of Management and Budget 
regulations at 5 CFR part 1320.
    NASS also complies with OMB Implementation Guidance, 
``Implementation Guidance for Title V of the E-Government Act, 
Confidential

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Information Protection and Statistical Efficiency Act of 2002 
(CIPSEA),'' 72 FR 33362 (June 15, 2007).
    Estimate of Burden: Reporting burden for this collection of 
information is estimated to average 12 minutes per response; screen-
outs will be allowed early in the interview process if no injuries were 
incurred in the reference year. Burden is based on a minimum response 
rate of 80%. NASS will be utilizing several pieces of publicity and 
informational materials to encourage respondents to participate in this 
important survey.
    Respondents: Farm Operators.
    Estimated Annual Number of Respondents: 33,500.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 10,500 hours.
    Copies of this information collection and related instructions can 
be obtained without charge from David Hancock, NASS--OMB Clearance 
Officer, at (202) 690-2388 or at ombofficer@nass.usda.gov.
    Comments: 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, technological, or other forms of 
information technology collection methods. All responses to this notice 
will become a matter of public record and be summarized in the request 
for OMB approval.

    Signed at Washington, DC, March 06, 2012.
Joseph T. Reilly,
Associate Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2012-7257 Filed 3-23-12; 8:45 am]
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