Information Collection Request, Servicing Minor Program Loans, 67329-67330 [2012-27395]

Download as PDF 67329 Notices Federal Register Vol. 77, No. 218 Friday, November 9, 2012 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 Farm Service Agency Information Collection: Agricultural Foreign Investment Disclosure Act Farm Service Agency, USDA. ACTION: Notice; request for comments. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Farm Service Agency (FSA) is requesting comments from all interested individuals and organizations on the extension of a currently approved information collection associated with the Agricultural Foreign Investment Disclosure Act (AFIDA) of 1978. DATES: We will consider comments that we receive by January 8, 2013. ADDRESSES: We invite you to submit comments on this notice. In your comments, include date, volume, and page number of this issue of the Federal Register. You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: Lesa A. Johnson, Agricultural Foreign Investment Disclosure Act (AFIDA) Program Manager, Natural Resources Analysis Group, Economic and Policy Analysis Staff, USDA, FSA, STOP 0531, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250–0531. • Email: lesa.johnson@wdc.usda.gov. You may also send comments to the Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Washington, DC 20503. Copies of the information collection may be requested by contacting Lesa A. Johnson at the above ADDRESSES. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lesa A. Johnson, Agricultural Foreign Investment Disclosure Act (AFIDA) Program Manager, (202) 720–9223. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:34 Nov 08, 2012 Jkt 229001 Title: Agricultural Foreign Investment Disclosure Act Report. OMB Control Number: 0560–0097. Expiration Date of Approval: April 30, 2013. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: AFIDA requires foreign persons who hold, acquire, or dispose of any interest in U.S. agricultural land to report the transactions to FSA on an AFIDA report (FSA–153). The information collected is made available to States. Also, although not required by law, the information collected from the AFIDA reports is used to prepare an annual report to Congress and the President concerning the effect of foreign investment upon family farms and rural communities so that Congress may review the annual report and decide if further regulatory action is required. Estimate of Average Time to Respond: 0.476 hours per response. Respondents: Foreign investors, corporate employees, attorneys, or farm managers. Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,525. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Number of Responses: 5,525. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 2,631.25 hours. We are requesting comments on all aspects of this information collection to help us to: (1) Determine whether the continued collection of information is still necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the FSA, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Assess the accuracy of the FSA’s estimate of burden including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (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, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. All comments received in response to this notice, including names and PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 addresses when provided, will be a matter of public record. Comments will be summarized and included in the submission for the Office of Management and Budget approval. Signed on September 20, 2012. Carolyn B. Cooksie, Acting Administrator, Farm Service Agency. [FR Doc. 2012–27393 Filed 11–8–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–05–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Farm Service Agency Information Collection Request, Servicing Minor Program Loans Farm Service Agency, USDA. Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Farm Service Agency (FSA) is requesting comments from all interested individuals and organizations on an extension of a currently approved information collection to support the FSA Farm Loan Programs (FLP). DATES: We will consider comments that we receive by January 8, 2013. ADDRESSES: We invite you to submit comments on this notice. In your comments, include the date, volume, and page number of this issue of the Federal Register, the OMB control number and the title of the information collection. You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Email: cindy.pawlikowski@wdc.usda.gov. You may also send comments to the Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Washington, DC 20503. FOR FURTHER INFORMATON CONTACT: Cindy Pawlikowski, Senior Loan Officer, (202) 720–0900. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Servicing Minor Program Loans. OMB Control Number: 0560–0230. Expiration Date: March 31, 2013. Type of Request: Extension. Abstract: Section 331(b) of the Consolidated Farm and Rural SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\09NON1.SGM 09NON1 tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 67330 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 218 / Friday, November 9, 2012 / Notices Development Act (CONTACT, 7 U.S.C. 1981(b)), in part, authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture to modify, subordinate and release terms of security instruments, leases, contracts, and agreements entered into by FSA. That section also authorizes transfers of security property, as the Secretary deems necessary, to carry out the purpose of the loan or protect the Government’s financial interest. Section 335 of the CONACT (7 U.S.C. 1985), provides servicing authority for real estate security; operation or lease of realty; disposition of property; conveyance of real property interest of the United States; easements; and condemnations. The information collection relates to a program benefit recipient or loan borrower requesting action on security they own, which was purchased with FSA loan funds, improved with FSA loan funds or has otherwise been mortgaged to FSA to secure a Government loan. The information collected is primarily financial data not already on file, such as borrower asset values, current financial information and public use and employment data. Estimate of Annual Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average .63 hours per response. Respondents: Individuals, associations, partnerships, or corporations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 58. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 37 hours. We are requesting comments on all aspects of this information collection to help us to: (1) Determine whether the continued collection of information is still necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the FSA, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Assess the accuracy of the FSA’s estimate of burden including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (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, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. All comments received in response to this notice, including names and addresses when provided, will be a VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:34 Nov 08, 2012 Jkt 229001 matter of public record. Comments will be summarized and included in the submission for the Office of Management and Budget approval. to bring related matters to the attention of the Committee may file written statements with the Committee staff before or after the meeting. Signed on October 2, 2012. Juan M. Garcia, Administrator, Farm Service Agency. Dated: October 30, 2012. Carol A. Goularte, Designated Federal Officer. [FR Doc. 2012–27395 Filed 11–8–12; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2012–27272 Filed 11–8–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–05–P BILLING CODE 3410–11–M DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service National Institute of Food and Agriculture Sitka Resource Advisory Committee Forest Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of meeting. RIN 0524–AA43 AGENCY: The Sitka Resource Advisory Committee will meet in Sitka, Alaska. The committee is meeting as authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act (Pub. L. 110–343) and in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose of this meeting, is to nominate a new Chairman, revise charter and discuss monitoring of projects. DATES: The meetings will be held on November 20, 2012, and will begin at 4:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Forest Service Building, Katlian Conference Room, 204 Siginaka Way, Sitka, Alaska. Written comments should be sent to Lisa Hirsch, Sitka Ranger District, 204 Siginaka Way, Sitka, Alaska 99835. Comments may also be sent via email to lisahirsch@fs.fed.us, or via facsimile to 907–747–4253. 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 Sitka Ranger District, 204 Siginaka Way, Sitka, Alaska. Visitors are encouraged to call ahead to 907–747–4214 to facilitate entry into the building. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lisa Hirsch, RAC coordinator, USDA, Tongass NF, Sitka Ranger District, 204 Siginaka Way, Sitka, Alaska 99835; 907– 747–4214; Email lisahirsch@fs.fed.us. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting is open to the public. The following business will be conducted: (1) Introductions of all committee members, replacement members and Forest Service personnel. (2) Selection of a chairperson by the committee members. (3) Receive materials explaining the process for considering and recommending Title II projects; and (4) Public Comment. Persons who wish SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Solicitation of Input From Stakeholders Regarding the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program (VMLRP) National Institute of Food and Agriculture, USDA. ACTION: Notice of request for stakeholder input. AGENCY: The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is soliciting stakeholder input on the administration of the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program (VMLRP) authorized under section 1415A of the National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 1977 (7 U.S.C. 3151a). The purpose of this program is for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to enter into agreements with veterinarians under which the veterinarians agree to provide, for a specific period of time as identified in the agreement, veterinary services in veterinarian shortage situations. As part of the stakeholder input process, NIFA is inviting comments regarding the current procedures and processes in place for the VMLRP. Input collected will be used to modify and improve processes for subsequent calls of shortage situation nominations and request for applications. DATES: Written comments are invited from interested individuals and organizations. All comments must be received by close of business on December 10, 2012, to be considered. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by NIFA–2013–0001, by any of the following methods: Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Email: vmlrp@nifa.usda.gov. Include NIFA–2013–0001 in the subject line of the message. Fax: 202–720–6486. Mail: Paper, disk or CD–ROM submissions should be submitted to SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\09NON1.SGM 09NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 218 (Friday, November 9, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 67329-67330]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-27395]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Farm Service Agency


Information Collection Request, Servicing Minor Program Loans

AGENCY: Farm Service Agency, USDA.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
Farm Service Agency (FSA) is requesting comments from all interested 
individuals and organizations on an extension of a currently approved 
information collection to support the FSA Farm Loan Programs (FLP).

DATES: We will consider comments that we receive by January 8, 2013.

ADDRESSES: We invite you to submit comments on this notice. In your 
comments, include the date, volume, and page number of this issue of 
the Federal Register, the OMB control number and the title of the 
information collection. You may submit comments by any of the following 
methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting 
comments.
     Email: cindy.pawlikowski@wdc.usda.gov.

You may also send comments to the Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office 
of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 
Washington, DC 20503.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATON CONTACT: Cindy Pawlikowski, Senior Loan Officer, 
(202) 720-0900.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Servicing Minor Program Loans.
    OMB Control Number: 0560-0230.
    Expiration Date: March 31, 2013.
    Type of Request: Extension.
    Abstract: Section 331(b) of the Consolidated Farm and Rural

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Development Act (CONTACT, 7 U.S.C. 1981(b)), in part, authorizes the 
Secretary of Agriculture to modify, subordinate and release terms of 
security instruments, leases, contracts, and agreements entered into by 
FSA. That section also authorizes transfers of security property, as 
the Secretary deems necessary, to carry out the purpose of the loan or 
protect the Government's financial interest. Section 335 of the CONACT 
(7 U.S.C. 1985), provides servicing authority for real estate security; 
operation or lease of realty; disposition of property; conveyance of 
real property interest of the United States; easements; and 
condemnations. The information collection relates to a program benefit 
recipient or loan borrower requesting action on security they own, 
which was purchased with FSA loan funds, improved with FSA loan funds 
or has otherwise been mortgaged to FSA to secure a Government loan. The 
information collected is primarily financial data not already on file, 
such as borrower asset values, current financial information and public 
use and employment data.
    Estimate of Annual Burden: Public reporting burden for this 
collection of information is estimated to average .63 hours per 
response.
    Respondents: Individuals, associations, partnerships, or 
corporations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 58.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 37 hours.
    We are requesting comments on all aspects of this information 
collection to help us to:
    (1) Determine whether the continued collection of information is 
still necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the FSA, 
including whether the information will have practical utility;
    (2) Assess the accuracy of the FSA's estimate of burden including 
the validity of the methodology and assumptions used;
    (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, including through the use of appropriate automated, 
electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology.
    All comments received in response to this notice, including names 
and addresses when provided, will be a matter of public record. 
Comments will be summarized and included in the submission for the 
Office of Management and Budget approval.

    Signed on October 2, 2012.
Juan M. Garcia,
Administrator, Farm Service Agency.
[FR Doc. 2012-27395 Filed 11-8-12; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3410-05-P