Opportunity for Designation in Muncie, IN; Fremont, NE; Annapolis, MD; and Lafayette, IN Areas; Request for Comments on the Official Agencies Servicing These Areas, 76454-76455 [2012-31319]

Download as PDF 76454 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 249 / Friday, December 28, 2012 / Notices prescribed in section 79(f) of the USGSA. Areas Open for Designation Amarillo Pursuant to Section 79(f)(2) of the United States Grain Standards Act, the following geographic areas, in the States of Oklahoma and Texas are assigned to this official agency: D.R. Schaal Pursuant to Section 79(f)(2) of the United States Grain Standards Act, the following geographic areas, in the States of Iowa, Minnesota, New Jersey, and New York are assigned to this official agency: In Texas Armstrong (north of Prairie Dog Town Fork of the Red River), Carson, Childress, Collingsworth, Dallam, Deaf Smith (east of U.S. Route 385), Donley, Gray, Hansford, Hall (east of U.S. Route 287), Harley, Hemphill, Hutchinson, Lipscomb, Moore, Ochiltree, Oldham, Potter, Randall (north of Prairie Dog Town Fork of the Red River, State Route 217 and FM 1062), Roberts, Sherman, and Wheeler Counties. In Iowa Butler (north of County Road C23 and County Road C33, east of County Road T47, and west of State Highway 188/ County Road T64), Cerro Gordo, Floyd (west of County Road T64 and north of County Road B60), Franklin (north of County Road C55, County Road C25, and County Road C23 and west of U.S. Route 65, County Road S41, and County Road S56), Hancock, Kossuth (east of U.S. Route 169), Mitchell, Winnebago, Worth, Wright (north of State Route 3 and Interstate 35 and east of State Route 17 and U.S. Route 65) Counties. In Oklahoma Beaver, Cimarron, and Texas Counties. In Minnesota Faribault, Freeborn, and Mower Counties. Cairo Pursuant to Section 79(f)(2) of the United States Grain Standards Act, the following geographic areas, in the States of Illinois, Kentucky, and Tennessee are assigned to this official agency: In New Jersey The entire State of New Jersey, except those export port locations within the State which are serviced by GIPSA, is assigned to this official agency. In Illinois Alexander, Jackson County (south of State Route 3, State Route 149, and State Route 13; west of U.S. Route 51), Johnson, Hardin, Massac, Pope, Pulaski, Randolph County (south of State Route 150 and south of State Route 3), and Union Counties. In Kentucky Ballard, Calloway, Carlisle, Fulton, Graves, Hickman, Livingston, Lyon, Marshall, McCracken, and Trigg Counties. In Tennessee Benton, Dickson, Henry, Houston, Humphreys, Lake, Montgomery, Obion, Stewart, and Weakley Counties. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with Louisiana Pursuant to Section 79(f)(2) of the United States Grain Standards Act, the entire State of Louisiana, except those export port locations within the State which are serviced by GIPSA, is assigned to this official agency. North Carolina Pursuant to Section 79(f)(2) of the United States Grain Standards Act, the entire State of North Carolina, except those export port locations within the State which are serviced by GIPSA, is assigned to this official agency. VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:15 Dec 27, 2012 Jkt 229001 In New York The entire State of New York, except those export port locations within the State which are serviced by GIPSA, is assigned to this official agency. Opportunity for Designation Interested persons or governmental agencies may apply for designation to provide official services in the geographic areas specified above under the provisions of section 79(f) of the USGSA and 7 CFR 800.196. Designation in the specified geographic areas is for the period beginning October 1, 2013 and ending September 30, 2016. To apply for designation or for more information, contact Eric J. Jabs at the address listed above or visit GIPSA’s Web site at http://www.gipsa.usda.gov. Request for Comments We are publishing this notice to provide interested persons the opportunity to comment on the quality of services provided by the Amarillo, Cairo, Louisiana, North Carolina and Schaal official agencies. In the designation process, we are particularly interested in receiving comments citing reasons and pertinent data supporting or objecting to the designation of the applicants. Submit all comments to Eric J. Jabs at the above address or at http:// www.regulations.gov. PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 We consider applications, comments, and other available information when determining which applicants will be designated. Authority: 7 U.S.C. 71–87k. Larry Mitchell, Administrator, Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration. [FR Doc. 2012–31318 Filed 12–27–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–KD–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration Opportunity for Designation in Muncie, IN; Fremont, NE; Annapolis, MD; and Lafayette, IN Areas; Request for Comments on the Official Agencies Servicing These Areas Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration, USDA. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The designations of the official agencies listed below will end on June 30, 2013. We are asking persons or governmental agencies interested in providing official services in the areas presently served by these agencies to submit an application for designation. In addition, we are asking for comments on the quality of services provided by the following designated agencies: East Indiana Grain Inspection, Inc. (East Indiana); Fremont Grain Inspection Department, Inc. (Fremont); Maryland Department of Agriculture (Maryland); and Titus Grain Inspection, Inc. (Titus). DATES: Applications and comments must be received by January 28, 2013. ADDRESSES: Submit applications and comments concerning this notice using any of the following methods: • Applying for Designation on the Internet: Use FGISOnline (https:// fgis.gipsa.usda.gov/ default_home_FGIS.aspx) and then click on the Delegations/Designations and Export Registrations (DDR) link. You will need to obtain an FGISOnline customer number and USDA eAuthentication username and password prior to applying. • Submit Comments Using the Internet: Go to Regulations.gov (http:// www.regulations.gov). Instructions for submitting and reading comments are detailed on the site. • Mail, Courier or Hand Delivery: Eric J. Jabs, Chief, USDA, GIPSA, FGIS, QACD, QADB, 10383 North Ambassador Drive, Kansas City, MO 64153 • Fax: Eric J. Jabs, 816–872–1257 • Email: Eric.J.Jabs@usda.gov E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 249 / Friday, December 28, 2012 / Notices Read Applications and Comments: All applications and comments will be available for public inspection at the office above during regular business hours (7 CFR 1.27(c)). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eric J. Jabs, 816–659–8408 or Eric.J.Jabs@usda.gov. Section 79(f) of the United States Grain Standards Act (USGSA) authorizes the Secretary to designate a qualified applicant to provide official services in a specified area after determining that the applicant is better able than any other applicant to provide such official services (7 U.S.C. 79 (f)). Under section 79(g) of the USGSA, designations of official agencies are effective for three years unless terminated by the Secretary, but may be renewed according to the criteria and procedures prescribed in section 79(f) of the USGSA. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Areas Open for Designation East Indiana Pursuant to Section 79(f)(2) of the United States Grain Standards Act, the following geographic areas in the States of Indiana and Ohio are assigned to this official agency: In Indiana Blackford, Delaware, Fayette, Grant (east of State Route 5 and north of State Route 18), Henry, Jay, Madison (north of State Route 132 and east of State Route 13), Randolph, Rush, Union, and Wayne Counties. In Ohio Darke County. Fremont Pursuant to Section 79(f)(2) of the United States Grain Standards Act, the following geographic areas in the States of Iowa and Nebraska are assigned to this official agency: tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with In Iowa Carroll (west of U.S. Route 71), Clay (west of U.S. Route 71), Crawford, Dickinson (west of U. S. Route 71), Harrison (east of State Route 183), O’Brien (north of County Road B24 and east of U.S. Route 59), Osceola (east of U.S. Route 59), and Shelby Counties. In Nebraska Burt, Butler, Colfax, Cuming, Dodge, Madison (east of U.S. Route 81), Pierce (east of U.S. Route 81 and South of U.S. Route 20), Platte, Polk, Saunders (west of U.S. Route 77), Stanton, Washington (north of State Route 91), and Wayne Counties. VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:15 Dec 27, 2012 Jkt 229001 Maryland Pursuant to Section 79(f)(2) of the United States Grain Standards Act, the entire State of Maryland, except those export port locations within the State, is assigned to this official agency. ACTION: Titus Pursuant to Section 79(f)(2) of the United States Grain Standards Act, the following geographic area within the State of Indiana is assigned to this official agency: Benton, Carroll (north of State Route 25), Fountain (east of U.S. Route 41), Jasper (south of U.S. Route 24), Newton (east of State Route 55 and south of U.S. Route 24), Pulaski, Tippecanoe, Warren (east of U.S. Route 41), and White Counties. 76455 Meeting Agenda Opportunity for Designation Interested persons or governmental agencies may apply for designation to provide official services in the geographic areas specified above under the provisions of section 79(f) of the USGSA and 7 CFR § 800.196. Designation in the specified geographic areas is for the period beginning July 1, 2013 and ending June 30, 2016. To apply for designation or for more information, contact Eric J. Jabs at the address listed above or visit GIPSA’s Web site at http://www.gipsa.usda.gov. Request for Comments We are publishing this notice to provide interested persons the opportunity to comment on the quality of services provided by the East Indiana, Fremont, Maryland, and Titus official agencies. In the designation process, we are particularly interested in receiving comments citing reasons and pertinent data supporting or objecting to the designation of the applicants. Submit all comments to Eric J. Jabs at the above address or at http:// www.regulations.gov. We consider applications, comments, and other available information when determining which applicants will be designated. Authority: 7 U.S.C. 71–87k. Larry Mitchell, Administrator, Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration. [FR Doc. 2012–31319 Filed 12–27–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–KD–P COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS Sunshine Act Meeting United States Commission on Civil Rights. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Notice of Business Meeting. Friday, January 4, 2013; 9:30 a.m. EST. PLACE: 1331 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Suite 1150, Washington, DC 20425. DATE AND TIME: This meeting is open to the public. I. Approval of Agenda II. Program Planning Update and discussion of projects: • Update on the 2013 Statutory Enforcement Report Hearing— Sexual Assault in the Military • Update on the February 2013 Briefing: Regulatory and Other Barriers to Entrepreneurship that Impede Business Start-Ups • Discussion and Vote on the March 2013 Briefing: Peaceful Coexistence? Reconciling NonDiscrimination Principles with Civil Liberties • Vote to extend deadline on public comments for the December 2012 Briefing—Assessing the Impact of Criminal Background Checks and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s Conviction Records Policy on the Employment of Black and Hispanic Workers III. Management and Operations • OPM Presentation & Discussion on the Administration’s Diversity and Inclusion Initiative • Final Approval of USCCR 2014— 2018 Strategic Plan • Discussion on Unified Agenda proposal • Chief of Regional Programs’ report • Discussion on AI 1–7–1: Temporary Notational Voting Procedures IV. Approval of State Advisory Committee Slates • Arkansas • Colorado • Florida • Louisiana • Michigan • Ohio • South Carolina • South Dakota • Texas • Wisconsin V. Adjourn Meeting CONTACT PERSON FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Lenore Ostrowsky, Acting Chief, Public Affairs Unit (202) 376– 8591. Hearing-impaired persons who will attend the meeting and require the services of a sign language interpreter should contact Pamela Dunston at (202) 376–8105 or at signlanguage@usccr.gov at least seven business days before the scheduled date of the meeting. E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration


Opportunity for Designation in Muncie, IN; Fremont, NE; 
Annapolis, MD; and Lafayette, IN Areas; Request for Comments on the 
Official Agencies Servicing These Areas

AGENCY: Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration, USDA.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The designations of the official agencies listed below will 
end on June 30, 2013. We are asking persons or governmental agencies 
interested in providing official services in the areas presently served 
by these agencies to submit an application for designation. In 
addition, we are asking for comments on the quality of services 
provided by the following designated agencies: East Indiana Grain 
Inspection, Inc. (East Indiana); Fremont Grain Inspection Department, 
Inc. (Fremont); Maryland Department of Agriculture (Maryland); and 
Titus Grain Inspection, Inc. (Titus).

DATES: Applications and comments must be received by January 28, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Submit applications and comments concerning this notice 
using any of the following methods:
     Applying for Designation on the Internet: Use FGISOnline 
(https://fgis.gipsa.usda.gov/default_home_FGIS.aspx) and then click 
on the Delegations/Designations and Export Registrations (DDR) link. 
You will need to obtain an FGISOnline customer number and USDA 
eAuthentication username and password prior to applying.
     Submit Comments Using the Internet: Go to Regulations.gov 
(http://www.regulations.gov). Instructions for submitting and reading 
comments are detailed on the site.
     Mail, Courier or Hand Delivery: Eric J. Jabs, Chief, USDA, 
GIPSA, FGIS, QACD, QADB, 10383 North Ambassador Drive, Kansas City, MO 
64153
     Fax: Eric J. Jabs, 816-872-1257
     Email: Eric.J.Jabs@usda.gov

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    Read Applications and Comments: All applications and comments will 
be available for public inspection at the office above during regular 
business hours (7 CFR 1.27(c)).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eric J. Jabs, 816-659-8408 or 
Eric.J.Jabs@usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 79(f) of the United States Grain 
Standards Act (USGSA) authorizes the Secretary to designate a qualified 
applicant to provide official services in a specified area after 
determining that the applicant is better able than any other applicant 
to provide such official services (7 U.S.C. 79 (f)). Under section 
79(g) of the USGSA, designations of official agencies are effective for 
three years unless terminated by the Secretary, but may be renewed 
according to the criteria and procedures prescribed in section 79(f) of 
the USGSA.

Areas Open for Designation

East Indiana

    Pursuant to Section 79(f)(2) of the United States Grain Standards 
Act, the following geographic areas in the States of Indiana and Ohio 
are assigned to this official agency:

In Indiana

    Blackford, Delaware, Fayette, Grant (east of State Route 5 and 
north of State Route 18), Henry, Jay, Madison (north of State Route 132 
and east of State Route 13), Randolph, Rush, Union, and Wayne Counties.

In Ohio

    Darke County.

Fremont

    Pursuant to Section 79(f)(2) of the United States Grain Standards 
Act, the following geographic areas in the States of Iowa and Nebraska 
are assigned to this official agency:

In Iowa

    Carroll (west of U.S. Route 71), Clay (west of U.S. Route 71), 
Crawford, Dickinson (west of U. S. Route 71), Harrison (east of State 
Route 183), O'Brien (north of County Road B24 and east of U.S. Route 
59), Osceola (east of U.S. Route 59), and Shelby Counties.

In Nebraska

    Burt, Butler, Colfax, Cuming, Dodge, Madison (east of U.S. Route 
81), Pierce (east of U.S. Route 81 and South of U.S. Route 20), Platte, 
Polk, Saunders (west of U.S. Route 77), Stanton, Washington (north of 
State Route 91), and Wayne Counties.

Maryland

    Pursuant to Section 79(f)(2) of the United States Grain Standards 
Act, the entire State of Maryland, except those export port locations 
within the State, is assigned to this official agency.

Titus

    Pursuant to Section 79(f)(2) of the United States Grain Standards 
Act, the following geographic area within the State of Indiana is 
assigned to this official agency:
    Benton, Carroll (north of State Route 25), Fountain (east of U.S. 
Route 41), Jasper (south of U.S. Route 24), Newton (east of State Route 
55 and south of U.S. Route 24), Pulaski, Tippecanoe, Warren (east of 
U.S. Route 41), and White Counties.

Opportunity for Designation

    Interested persons or governmental agencies may apply for 
designation to provide official services in the geographic areas 
specified above under the provisions of section 79(f) of the USGSA and 
7 CFR Sec.  800.196. Designation in the specified geographic areas is 
for the period beginning July 1, 2013 and ending June 30, 2016. To 
apply for designation or for more information, contact Eric J. Jabs at 
the address listed above or visit GIPSA's Web site at http://www.gipsa.usda.gov.

Request for Comments

    We are publishing this notice to provide interested persons the 
opportunity to comment on the quality of services provided by the East 
Indiana, Fremont, Maryland, and Titus official agencies. In the 
designation process, we are particularly interested in receiving 
comments citing reasons and pertinent data supporting or objecting to 
the designation of the applicants. Submit all comments to Eric J. Jabs 
at the above address or at http://www.regulations.gov.
    We consider applications, comments, and other available information 
when determining which applicants will be designated.

    Authority: 7 U.S.C. 71-87k.

Larry Mitchell,
Administrator, Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration.
[FR Doc. 2012-31319 Filed 12-27-12; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3410-KD-P