Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection, 12031-12032 [2013-03946]

Download as PDF 12031 Notices Federal Register Vol. 78, No. 35 Thursday, February 21, 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 erowe on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES February 15, 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 30 days of this notification. Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by calling (202) 720–8958. 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 14:47 Feb 20, 2013 Jkt 229001 the collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Food and Nutrition Service Title: 7 CFR Part 225, Summer Food Service Program. OMB Control Number: 0584–0280. Summary of Collection: Section 13 of the National School Lunch Act, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 1761, authorizes the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). The SFSP provides assistance to States to initiate and maintain nonprofit food service programs for needy children during the summer months and at other approved times. Under the program, a sponsor receives reimbursement for serving nutritious, well-balanced meals to eligible children at the food service sites. Information is gathered from State agencies and other organizations wishing to participate in the program to determine eligibility. FNS will use FNS–418 form to collect information. Need and Use of the Information: FNS uses the information collected to determine an organization’s eligibility and to monitor program performance for compliance and reimbursement purposes. Description of Respondents: Individuals or household; Farms; Notfor-profit institutions; State, Local, or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 106,187. Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: On occasion; Quarterly; Annually. Total Burden Hours: 175,391. Food and Nutrition Service Title: Federal Collection Methods for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Recipient. OMB Control Number: 0584–0446. Summary of Collection: Section 13(b) of the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 (The Act) and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) regulations at 7 CFR 273.18 require State agencies to refer delinquent debtors for SNAP benefit over-issuance to the U.S. Department of Treasury for collection. The Debt Collection Improvement Act of 1996, 31 U.S.C. 3701, et seq., requires these debts to be referred to Treasury for collection when they are 180 days or more delinquent. Through the Treasury Offset Program (TOP), 31 CFR Part 285, payments such as Federal income tax refunds, Federal salaries and other Federal payments payable to these PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 delinquent debtors will be offset and the amount applied to the delinquent debt. Need and Use of the Information: The information collected is used by individuals or households to obtain due process before debts are referred to TOP for offset. State agencies will use the collected information to provide due process to individuals/households; to add and maintain debts in TOP; to request addresses; and to certify to Treasury the accuracy and legality of debts that are submitted to TOP. Without the information, compliance with the DCIA would not be possible and departmental participation in TOP would be jeopardized. Description of Respondents: State, Local, or Tribal Government; Individual or households. Number of Respondents: 240,954. Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: On occasion; Annually. Total Burden Hours: 47,601. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–03975 Filed 2–20–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–30–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Housing Service Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection Rural Housing Service, USDA. Proposed collection; comments requested. AGENCY: ACTION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Rural Housing Service’s intention to request an extension for a currently approved information collection in support of the program for 7 CFR part 3575–A. DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by April 22, 2013 to be assured of consideration. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Susan Woolard, Senior Loan Specialist, Rural Housing Service, STOP 0787, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250–0788 (202) 720– 1506, or by email: susan.woolard@wdc.usda.gov. SUMMARY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\21FEN1.SGM 21FEN1 12032 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 35 / Thursday, February 21, 2013 / Notices Title: 7 CFR 3575, subpart A, Community Programs Guaranteed Loans. OMB Number: 0575–0137. Expiration Date of Approval: July 13, 2013. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information collection and recordkeeping requirements. Paperwork Management Branch, Support Services Division, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rural Development, STOP 0742, 1400 Independence Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20250–0742. All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of public record. Abstract Private lenders make the loans to public bodies and nonprofit corporations for the purposes of improving rural living standards and for other purposes that create employment opportunities in rural areas. Eligibility for this program includes community facilities located in cities, towns, or unincorporated areas with a population of up to 20,000 inhabitants. The information collected is used by the agency to manage, plan, evaluate, an account for government resources. The reports are required to ensure the proper and judicious use of public funds. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 1 hour per response. Respondents: Nonprofit corporations and public bodies. Estimated Number of Respondents: 147,760. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Number of Responses: 148,976. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 159,873 hours. Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Jeanne Jacobs, Regulations and Paperwork Management Branch, Support Services Division at (202) 692–0040. Dated: February 8, 2013. ˜ Tammye Trevino, Administrator, Rural Housing Service. erowe on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Comments Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of RHS, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of RHS’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, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments may be sent to Jeanne Jacobs, Regulations and VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:47 Feb 20, 2013 Jkt 229001 [FR Doc. 2013–03946 Filed 2–20–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–XV–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Housing Service U.S. Department of Agriculture MultiFamily Housing Program 2013 Industry Forums—Open Teleconference and/or Web Conference Meetings AGENCY: ACTION: Rural Housing Service, USDA. Notice. This Notice announces a series of Teleconferences and/or Web Conference Meetings regarding the USDA Multi-Family Housing Program. The Teleconference and/or Web Conference Meetings will be scheduled on a quarterly basis, but may be held more often at the Agency’s discretion. This Notice also outlines suggested discussion topics for the meetings and is intended to notify the general public of their opportunity to participate in the Teleconference and/or Web Conference Meetings. SUMMARY: Teleconference and/or Web Conference Meetings are scheduled to occur during the months of January, April, July, and October of 2013. The dates and times for the Teleconference and/or Web Conference Meetings will be announced via email to parties registered as described below. DATES: Any member of the public wishing to register for the meetings and obtain the call-in number, access code, web link and other information for any of the public Teleconference and/or Web Conference Meetings may contact Timothy James, Loan and Finance Analyst, MultiFamily Housing, (202) 720–1094, fax at (202) 720–0302, or email timothy.james@wdc.usda.gov and provide their name, title, agency/ company name, address, telephone numbers and email address. Persons who are already registered do not need to register again. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Non-Discrimination Statement USDA prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, and where applicable, sex, marital status, familial status, parental status, religion, sexual orientation, political beliefs, genetic information reprisal, or because all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) To file a complaint of discrimination, complete, sign and mail a program discrimination complaint form, (available at any USDA office location or online at www.ascr.usda.gov, or write to: U.S Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistance Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., STOP 9410, Washington, DC 20250–9410. Or call toll-free (866) 632–9992 (voice) to obtain additional information, the appropriate office or to request documents. Individuals who are deaf, hearing or have speech disability may contact USDA through the Federal Relay service at (800) 877–8339 or (877) 845– 6136 (in Spanish). ‘‘USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender.’’ Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) should contact USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720– 2600 (voice and TDD). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The objectives of this series of teleconferences are as follows: • Enhance the effectiveness of the Multi-Family Housing Program • Establish a forum to update industry participants and Rural Housing Service (RHS) staff • Enhance RHS’ awareness of issues that impact the Multi-Family Housing Program • Increase transparency and accountability in the Multi-Family Housing Program Topics to be discussed could include, but will not be limited to, the following: • Updates on USDA Multi-Family Housing Program activities • Perspectives on the Multi-Family Housing Notice of Funds Availability processes • Comments on Section 514/516 and Section 515 transaction processes • Comments on particular servicingrelated activities of interest at that time Dated: February 11, 2013. ˜ Tammye Trevino, Administrator, Rural Housing Service. [FR Doc. 2013–03929 Filed 2–20–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–XV–P E:\FR\FM\21FEN1.SGM 21FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 35 (Thursday, February 21, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 12031-12032]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-03946]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Rural Housing Service


Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved 
Information Collection

AGENCY: Rural Housing Service, USDA.

ACTION: Proposed collection; comments requested.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this 
notice announces the Rural Housing Service's intention to request an 
extension for a currently approved information collection in support of 
the program for 7 CFR part 3575-A.

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by April 22, 2013 to be 
assured of consideration.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Susan Woolard, Senior Loan Specialist, 
Rural Housing Service, STOP 0787, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., 
Washington, DC 20250-0788 (202) 720-1506, or by email: 
susan.woolard@wdc.usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

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    Title: 7 CFR 3575, subpart A, Community Programs Guaranteed Loans.
    OMB Number: 0575-0137.
    Expiration Date of Approval: July 13, 2013.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information 
collection and recordkeeping requirements.

Abstract

    Private lenders make the loans to public bodies and nonprofit 
corporations for the purposes of improving rural living standards and 
for other purposes that create employment opportunities in rural areas. 
Eligibility for this program includes community facilities located in 
cities, towns, or unincorporated areas with a population of up to 
20,000 inhabitants.
    The information collected is used by the agency to manage, plan, 
evaluate, an account for government resources. The reports are required 
to ensure the proper and judicious use of public funds.
    Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of 
information is estimated to average 1 hour per response.
    Respondents: Nonprofit corporations and public bodies.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 147,760.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 148,976.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 159,873 hours.
    Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Jeanne 
Jacobs, Regulations and Paperwork Management Branch, Support Services 
Division at (202) 692-0040.

Comments

    Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
RHS, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) 
the accuracy of RHS'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, or 
other technological collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology. Comments may be sent to Jeanne Jacobs, Regulations and 
Paperwork Management Branch, Support Services Division, U.S. Department 
of Agriculture, Rural Development, STOP 0742, 1400 Independence Ave. 
SW., Washington, DC 20250-0742. All responses to this notice will be 
summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments 
will also become a matter of public record.

    Dated: February 8, 2013.
Tammye Trevi[ntilde]o,
Administrator, Rural Housing Service.
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