Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 11814 [2013-03887]

Download as PDF 11814 Notices Federal Register Vol. 78, No. 34 Wednesday, February 20, 2013 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 Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES February 14, 2013. The Department of Agriculture has submitted the following information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13. Comments regarding (a) Whether the 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 burden including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; (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, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology should be addressed to: Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), OIRA_Submission@OMB.EOP.GOV or fax (202) 395–5806 and to Departmental Clearance Office, USDA, OCIO, Mail Stop 7602, Washington, DC 20250– 7602. Comments regarding these information collections are best assured of having their full effect if received within March 22, 2013. Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by calling (202) 720–8681. An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a currently valid OMB control number and the agency informs potential persons who are to respond to the collection of information that such persons are not required to respond to VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:13 Feb 19, 2013 Jkt 229001 the collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Office of the Chief Information Officer Title: USDA eAuthentication Service Customer Registration. OMB Control Number: 0503–0014. Summary of Collection: The USDA Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) has developed the eAuthentication system as a management and technical process that addresses user authentication and authorization prerequisites for providing services electronically. The process requires a voluntary one-time electronic self-registration to obtain an eAuthentication account for each USDA customer desiring access to online services or applications that require user eAuthentication. The information collected through the electronic selfregistration process is necessary to enable the electronic authentication of users and grant them access to only those resources for which they are authorized. The authority to collect this information as well as the new Online Identity Proofing function can be found in Section 2,(c), of the Freedom to E-File Act (Pub. L. 106–222), the Government Paperwork Elimination Act (GPEA, Pub. L. 105–277), the Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act (ESign, Pub. L. 106–229), and the EGovernment Act of 2002 (H.R. 2458). Need and Use of the Information: The USDA eAuthentication Service provides public and government businesses single sign-on capability for USDA applications, management of user credentials, and verification of identify, authorization, and electronic signatures. USDA eAuthentication obtains customer information through an electronic self-registration process provided through the eAuthentication Web site. The voluntary self-registration process applies to USDA Agency customers, as well as employees who request access to protected USDA Web applications and services via the Internet. Users can register directly from the eAuthentication Web site located at www.eauth.egov.usda.gov. The information collected through the online self-registration process will be used to provide an eAuthentication account that will enable the electronic authentication of users. The users will then have access to authorized resources without needing to reauthenticate PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 within the context of a single Internet session. Description of Respondents: Farms; Individuals or Households; Business or other for-profit; Not-for-profit institutions; Federal government; State, Local or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 114,840. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion. Total burden hours: 35,951. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–03887 Filed 2–19–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–KR–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request February 14, 2013. The Department of Agriculture has submitted the following information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13. Comments regarding (a) Whether the 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 burden including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; (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, or other technological collection techniques and other forms of information technology. Comments regarding this information collection received by March 22, 2013 will be considered. Written comments should be addressed to: Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), New Executive Office Building, 725—17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503. Commentors are encouraged to submit their comments to OMB via email to: OIRA_Submission@OMB.EOP.GOV or fax (202) 395–5806 and to Departmental Clearance Office, USDA, OCIO, Mail E:\FR\FM\20FEN1.SGM 20FEN1

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statements of organization and functions are examples of documents 
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

February 14, 2013.
    The Department of Agriculture has submitted the following 
information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance 
under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13. Comments 
regarding (a) Whether the 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 burden including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, 
utility and clarity of the information to be collected; (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, or other technological collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology should be addressed to: Desk 
Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB), OIRA_Submission@OMB.EOP.GOV or 
fax (202) 395-5806 and to Departmental Clearance Office, USDA, OCIO, 
Mail Stop 7602, Washington, DC 20250-7602. Comments regarding these 
information collections are best assured of having their full effect if 
received within March 22, 2013. Copies of the submission(s) may be 
obtained by calling (202) 720-8681.
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information 
unless the collection of information displays a currently valid OMB 
control number and the agency informs potential persons who are to 
respond to the collection of information that such persons are not 
required to respond to the collection of information unless it displays 
a currently valid OMB control number.

Office of the Chief Information Officer

    Title: USDA eAuthentication Service Customer Registration.
    OMB Control Number: 0503-0014.
    Summary of Collection: The USDA Office of the Chief Information 
Officer (OCIO) has developed the eAuthentication system as a management 
and technical process that addresses user authentication and 
authorization prerequisites for providing services electronically. The 
process requires a voluntary one-time electronic self-registration to 
obtain an eAuthentication account for each USDA customer desiring 
access to online services or applications that require user 
eAuthentication. The information collected through the electronic self-
registration process is necessary to enable the electronic 
authentication of users and grant them access to only those resources 
for which they are authorized. The authority to collect this 
information as well as the new Online Identity Proofing function can be 
found in Section 2,(c), of the Freedom to E-File Act (Pub. L. 106-222), 
the Government Paperwork Elimination Act (GPEA, Pub. L. 105-277), the 
Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act (E-Sign, Pub. 
L. 106-229), and the E-Government Act of 2002 (H.R. 2458).
    Need and Use of the Information: The USDA eAuthentication Service 
provides public and government businesses single sign-on capability for 
USDA applications, management of user credentials, and verification of 
identify, authorization, and electronic signatures. USDA 
eAuthentication obtains customer information through an electronic 
self-registration process provided through the eAuthentication Web 
site. The voluntary self-registration process applies to USDA Agency 
customers, as well as employees who request access to protected USDA 
Web applications and services via the Internet. Users can register 
directly from the eAuthentication Web site located at 
www.eauth.egov.usda.gov. The information collected through the online 
self-registration process will be used to provide an eAuthentication 
account that will enable the electronic authentication of users. The 
users will then have access to authorized resources without needing to 
reauthenticate within the context of a single Internet session.
    Description of Respondents: Farms; Individuals or Households; 
Business or other for-profit; Not-for-profit institutions; Federal 
government; State, Local or Tribal Government.
    Number of Respondents: 114,840.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion.
    Total burden hours: 35,951.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-03887 Filed 2-19-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3410-KR-P