Agency Information Collection Activities; OMB Approval Received, 11138 [2013-03584]

Download as PDF 11138 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 32 / Friday, February 15, 2013 / Notices Instructions for viewing all comments are posted at www.regulations.gov and https://www.ams.usda.gov/ NOSBMeetings. The NOSB has scheduled time for oral comments from the public, and will accommodate as many individuals and organizations as possible during these sessions. Individuals and organizations wishing to make oral presentations at the meeting must pre-register to request one time slot by visiting https:// www.ams.usda.gov/NOSBMeetings or by calling (202) 720–0081. The deadline to sign up for an oral public comment slot is Tuesday, March 19, 2013. All persons making oral presentations should also provide their comments in advance through the written comment process. Written submissions may contain supplemental information other than that presented in the oral presentation. Persons submitting written comments at the meeting are asked to provide two hard copies. Meeting Accommodations: The meeting hotel is ADA Compliant, and the USDA provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities where appropriate. If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this public meeting, please notify Michelle Arsenault at michelle.arsenault@ams.usda.gov or (202) 720–0081. Determinations for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Dated: February 11, 2013. Rex A. Barnes, Acting Administrator, Agricultural Marketing Service. [FR Doc. 2013–03492 Filed 2–14–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–02–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service [Docket No. APHIS–2009–0070] Agency Information Collection Activities; OMB Approval Received Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice announces the Office of Management and Budget’s approval of a collection of information contained in the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service’s final rule regarding the possession, use, and transfer of select agents and toxins. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information on select agents and toxins, mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:09 Feb 14, 2013 Jkt 229001 contact Mr. Charles L. Divan, Acting Director, APHIS Agriculture Select Agent Program, APHIS, 4700 River Road Unit 2, Riverdale, MD 20737–1231; (301) 851–3300, option 1. For copies of more detailed information on the information collection, contact Mrs. Celeste Sickles, APHIS’ Information Collection Coordinator, at (301) 851– 2908. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE On October 5, 2012, we published in the Federal Register (77 FR 61056–61081, Docket No. APHIS–2009–0070) a final rule 1 that amended and republished the list of select agents and toxins that have the potential to pose a severe threat to animal or plant health, or to animal or plant products; reorganized the list of select agents and toxins based on the relative potential of each select agent or toxin to be misused to adversely affect human, plant, or animal health; and amended the regulations in order to add definitions and clarify language concerning security, training, biosafety, biocontainment, and incident response. Because of changes made in the final rule in response to comments or for other reasons, some of those provisions included information collection requirements that differed from those originally submitted for approval to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in conjunction with the proposed rule, which was published in the Federal Register on October 3, 2011 (76 FR 61228–61244, Docket No. APHIS–2009–0070). OMB requested that we combine those most recent information collection requirements with the existing information collection requirements associated with the existing select agent regulations at 7 CFR part 331 and 9 CFR part 121. In accordance with section 3507(d) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), OMB has approved the information collection requirements associated with the select agent regulations as amended by our October 2012 final rule under OMB control number 0579–0213 (expires November 30, 2015). ACTION: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Done in Washington, DC, this 11th day of February 2013. Kevin Shea, Acting Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. [FR Doc. 2013–03584 Filed 2–14–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–34–P 1 To view the final rule, its preceding proposed rule, and the comments we received, go to https:// www.regulations.gov/#!docketDetail;D=APHIS– 2009–0070. PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Forest Service Annual List of Newspapers Used for Publication of Legal Notice of Decisions for the Rocky Mountain Region; Colorado, Wyoming, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas Forest Service, USDA. Notice. AGENCY: This notice lists the newspapers that Ranger Districts, Forests, and the Regional Office of the Rocky Mountain Region will use to publish notices for pubic comments on actions subject to the provisions of 36 CFR part 215 or 218. The intended effect of this action is to inform interested members of the public which newspapers will be used to publish legal notices of actions subject to public comment and decisions subject to appeal under 36 CFR 215 or objection under 36 CFR 218. Responsible Officials in the Rocky Mountain Region of the USDA Forest Service will publish notices of availability for comment and notices of decisions that may be subject to administrative appeal under 36 CFR Part 215. These notices will be published in the legal notice section of the newspapers listed in the Supplementary Information section of this notice. As provided in 36 CFR 215.5, 215.6, and 215.7, such notice shall constitute legal evidence that the agency has given timely and constructive notice for comment and notice of decisions that may be subject to administrative appeal. Newspaper publication of notices of decisions is in addition to direct notice to those who have requested notice in writing and to those known to be interested in or affected by a specific decision. Additionally, Responsible Officials in the Rocky Mountain Region of the USDA Forest Service will publish notices of availability for comment and notices of decisions that may be subject to the objection process under 36 CFR part 218. These notices will be published in the legal notice section of the newspapers listed in the Supplementary Information section of this notice. As provided in 36 CFR 218.4 and 218.9, such notice shall constitute legal evidence that the agency has given timely and constructive notice for comment and notice of decisions that may be subject to the objection process. Newspaper publication of notices of decisions is in addition to direct notice to those who have requested notice in writing and to those known to be SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\15FEN1.SGM 15FEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

[Docket No. APHIS-2009-0070]


Agency Information Collection Activities; OMB Approval Received

AGENCY: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice 
announces the Office of Management and Budget's approval of a 
collection of information contained in the Animal and Plant Health 
Inspection Service's final rule regarding the possession, use, and 
transfer of select agents and toxins.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information on select agents and 
toxins, contact Mr. Charles L. Divan, Acting Director, APHIS 
Agriculture Select Agent Program, APHIS, 4700 River Road Unit 2, 
Riverdale, MD 20737-1231; (301) 851-3300, option 1. For copies of more 
detailed information on the information collection, contact Mrs. 
Celeste Sickles, APHIS' Information Collection Coordinator, at (301) 
851-2908.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On October 5, 2012, we published in the 
Federal Register (77 FR 61056-61081, Docket No. APHIS-2009-0070) a 
final rule \1\ that amended and republished the list of select agents 
and toxins that have the potential to pose a severe threat to animal or 
plant health, or to animal or plant products; reorganized the list of 
select agents and toxins based on the relative potential of each select 
agent or toxin to be misused to adversely affect human, plant, or 
animal health; and amended the regulations in order to add definitions 
and clarify language concerning security, training, biosafety, 
biocontainment, and incident response.
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    \1\ To view the final rule, its preceding proposed rule, and the 
comments we received, go to https://www.regulations.gov/#!docketDetail;D=APHIS-2009-0070.
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    Because of changes made in the final rule in response to comments 
or for other reasons, some of those provisions included information 
collection requirements that differed from those originally submitted 
for approval to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in 
conjunction with the proposed rule, which was published in the Federal 
Register on October 3, 2011 (76 FR 61228-61244, Docket No. APHIS-2009-
0070). OMB requested that we combine those most recent information 
collection requirements with the existing information collection 
requirements associated with the existing select agent regulations at 7 
CFR part 331 and 9 CFR part 121.
    In accordance with section 3507(d) of the Paperwork Reduction Act 
of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), OMB has approved the information 
collection requirements associated with the select agent regulations as 
amended by our October 2012 final rule under OMB control number 0579-
0213 (expires November 30, 2015).

    Done in Washington, DC, this 11th day of February 2013.
Kevin Shea,
Acting Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
[FR Doc. 2013-03584 Filed 2-14-13; 8:45 am]
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