Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 14071 [2013-04830]

Download as PDF 14071 Notices Federal Register Vol. 78, No. 42 Monday, March 4, 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 sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES October 9, 2012. 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 by April 3, 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 16:15 Mar 01, 2013 Jkt 229001 the collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Housing Service Notice of Appointment of Members to the National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics Advisory Board Title: 7 CFR Part 1924–A, Planning and Performing Construction and Other Development. OMB Control Number: 0575–0042. Summary of Collection: The Rural Housing Service (RHS) is the credit agency for rural housing and community development within the Rural Development mission area of the United States Department of Agriculture. RHS offers a supervised credit program to build modest housing and essential community facilities in rural areas. Section 501 of Title V of the Housing Act of 1949, authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture to extend financial assistance to construct, improve, alter, repair, replace, or rehabilitate dwellings, farm buildings and/or related facilities to provide decent, safe sanitary living conditions and adequate farm building and other structures in rural areas. Need and Use of the Information: RHS provides several forms to assist in the collection and submission of information. The information will be used to determine whether a loan/grant can be approved; to ensure that RHS has adequate security for the loans financed; to monitor compliance with the terms and conditions of the agency loan/grant and to monitor the prudent use of Federal funds. If the information is not collected and submitted, RHS would have no control over the type and quality of construction and development work planned and performed with Federal funds. Description of Respondents: Individuals or households; Business or other for-profit; Not-for-profit institutions; Farms; State, Local and Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 16,000. Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Report: On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 74,297. Charlene Parker, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–04830 Filed 3–1–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–XV–P PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Office of the Secretary Research, Education, and Economics, USDA. ACTION: Appointment of members. AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App 2, the United States Department of Agriculture announces the appointments made by the Secretary of Agriculture to fill 10 vacancies on the National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics Advisory Board. DATES: Appointments by the Secretary of Agriculture are for 2-, or 3-year terms effective October 1, 2012. ADDRESSES: National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics Advisory Board; Research Extension, Education, and Economics Advisory Board Office, Room 3901, South Building, U.S. Department of Agriculture; STOP 3401; 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250–2255 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Burk, Executive Director, Research, Education, and Economics Advisory Board Office, Room 3901, South Building, U.S. Department of Agriculture; STOP 3401; 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250–2255 Telephone: 202–720–3684. Fax: 202– 720–6199, or email: robert.burk@usda.gov. SUMMARY: Section 802 of the Federal Agricultural Improvement and Reform Act of 1996 authorized the creation of the National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics Advisory Board. The Board is composed of 25 members, each representing a specific category related to agriculture. The Board was first appointed in September 1996 and at the time one-third of the original members were appointed for one, two, and three-year term, respectively. Due to the staggered appointments, the terms for 9 of the 25 members expired September 30, 2012. One additional member position was SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\04MRN1.SGM 04MRN1

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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 
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

October 9, 2012.
    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 by April 3, 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.

Rural Housing Service

    Title: 7 CFR Part 1924-A, Planning and Performing Construction and 
Other Development.
    OMB Control Number: 0575-0042.
    Summary of Collection: The Rural Housing Service (RHS) is the 
credit agency for rural housing and community development within the 
Rural Development mission area of the United States Department of 
Agriculture. RHS offers a supervised credit program to build modest 
housing and essential community facilities in rural areas. Section 501 
of Title V of the Housing Act of 1949, authorizes the Secretary of 
Agriculture to extend financial assistance to construct, improve, 
alter, repair, replace, or rehabilitate dwellings, farm buildings and/
or related facilities to provide decent, safe sanitary living 
conditions and adequate farm building and other structures in rural 
areas.
    Need and Use of the Information: RHS provides several forms to 
assist in the collection and submission of information. The information 
will be used to determine whether a loan/grant can be approved; to 
ensure that RHS has adequate security for the loans financed; to 
monitor compliance with the terms and conditions of the agency loan/
grant and to monitor the prudent use of Federal funds. If the 
information is not collected and submitted, RHS would have no control 
over the type and quality of construction and development work planned 
and performed with Federal funds.
    Description of Respondents: Individuals or households; Business or 
other for-profit; Not-for-profit institutions; Farms; State, Local and 
Tribal Government.
    Number of Respondents: 16,000.
    Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Report: On occasion.
    Total Burden Hours: 74,297.

Charlene Parker,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-04830 Filed 3-1-13; 8:45 am]
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