Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 14763-14764 [2013-05343]

Download as PDF 14763 Notices Federal Register Vol. 78, No. 45 Thursday, March 7, 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. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Notice of Public Information Collection Requirements Submitted to OMB for Review SUMMARY: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has submitted the following information collection to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13. Comments regarding this information collection are best assured of having their full effect if received within 30 days of this notification. Comments should be addressed to: Desk Officer for USAID, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Washington DC 20503. Copies of submission may be obtained by calling (202) 712–5007. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB Number: OMB 0412–XXXX. Form Number: AID Form 101–1. Title: Feed the Future Public-Private Partnership Opportunity Explorer. Type of Submission: New Information Collection. Purpose: United States Agency for International Development must collect information as part of the Public-Private Partnerships Opportunity Explorer (PPOE). Information collected will be used to respond to initial private-sector interest in a partnership with Feed the Future and provide additional information and contacts regarding partnerships (i.e., how to get the process started if it looks like a good fit or alternative options for partnership). The information will be collected from private-sector organizations that are interested in partnering with the U.S. Government. Responses are voluntary. The information will be collected electronically via an online decision tree and related online form. The form will be collected by the Bureau for Food Security at USAID. The decision tree and form help reduce the transaction VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:43 Mar 06, 2013 Jkt 229001 costs for initial exploration of a partnership for both the private-sector organization and the U.S. Government. They also provide the initial point of entry for private sector organizations into partnerships with the U.S. Government. Electronic submission ensures the creation of a record. Submissions will be stored within an Excel spreadsheet (database) created for the purpose of archiving these submissions and managed by the Bureau for Food Security at USAID. At a later date, the Bureau for Food Security may use a more formalized system to maintain the records, such as Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software. Electronic record retention will adhere to USAID ADS Chapter 502 regulations USAID (ADS 502.3.4.10) and in cases where a registration of interest turns into a public-private partnership, record retention will adhere to procurement record regulations outlined in USAID ADS 324 (USAID ADS 324.3.7). In rare cases where completing the form via the online tool is impossible, USAID will provide the form in PDF or Word document format for completion and submission via email or fax. Annual Reporting Burden: Respondents: 120. Total annual responses: 120. Total annual hours requested: 30. Dated: February 28, 2013. Alecia Sillah, Acting Chief, Bureau for Management, Office of Management Services, Information and Records Division, U.S. Agency for International Development. [FR Doc. 2013–05235 Filed 3–6–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6116–01–M DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request March 1, 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; PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (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 the collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Food and Nutrition Service Title: WIC Infant and Toddler Feeding Practices Study-2 (ITFPS–2). OMB Control Number: 0584–NEW. Summary of Collection: The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (Pub. L. 111–296, Sec. 305) mandates programs under its authorization, including WIC, to cooperate with USDA program research and evaluation activities. The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) serves a highly-vulnerable population low-income pregnant and post-partum women, infants, and children through their fifth birthday who are at nutritional risk. The program provides supplemental food packages, health referrals and nutrition education for participants. The current study is a new information collection titled the ‘‘WIC Infant and Toddler Feeding Practices E:\FR\FM\07MRN1.SGM 07MRN1 14764 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 45 / Thursday, March 7, 2013 / Notices Study-2 (WIC ITEFPS–2).’’ The study is needed to update information on the WIC Infant Feeding Practices Study (WIC IFPS–1), which was conducted in the fall of 1994, and only collected data on infants. Since that time WIC infant feeding practices may have changed in important ways, particularly since the new WIC food packages were introduced in 2009, and the program has instituted a greater emphasis on nutrition education and breastfeeding. Need and Use of the Information: The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) will collect information from the study to understand the nutritional intake and feeding patterns within the WIC population to assist in the development of appropriate and effective prevention strategies to improve the health of young children. If the study is not conducted, FNS will not have current information on the feeding practices and dietary intakes of WIC infants and toddlers or WIC operations for making policy decision about WIC services and nutrition education. Description of Respondents: Not-forprofit institutions; Individual or households; Business or other for-profit; State, Local or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 13,504. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion; Other (alt month). Total Burden Hours: 5,094. emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Food and Nutrition Service Title: An Assessment of the Roles and Effectiveness of Community-Based Organizations in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. OMB Control Number: 0584–NEW. Summary of Collection: Section 17 (U.S.C. 2026 (a) (1)) of the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 provides general legislative authority for the planned data collection. It authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture to enter into contracts with private institutions to undertake research that will help to improve the administration and effectiveness of SNAP in delivering nutrition-related benefits. To provide more timely and efficient services to the growing number of SNAP applicants, State and local SNAP offices are partnering with community-based organizations (CBOs) that have the capacity to conduct applicant interviews for SNAP. The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) has approved these partnerships as part of a demonstration of ‘‘Community Partner Interviewer Projects.’’ Although these projects have existed for several years, they have never been fully evaluated. FNS will collect information using a customer satisfaction survey and in- VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:43 Mar 06, 2013 Jkt 229001 depth interviews with staff at State or local agencies and CBOs. Need and Use of the Information: The purpose of the information collection is to support research that assesses the roles and effectiveness of CBOs that are serving as representatives of the SNAP State agencies during the SNAP interview. If the information is not collected FNS will not have critical information for assessing the impact of the demonstrations. Description of Respondents: Individual or households; Not-for-profit institutions; State, Local or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 2,807. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion; Other (One-time). Total Burden Hours: 1,144. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–05343 Filed 3–6–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–30–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Food and Nutrition Service Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request: Report of Disqualification From Participation— Institutions and Responsible Principals/Individuals (FNS–843) and Report of Disqualification From Participation—Individually Disqualified Responsible Principal/Individual or Day Care Home Provider (FNS–844) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), USDA. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice invites the general public and public agencies to comment on a proposed information collection. This collection is a new collection for maintaining the National Disqualified List of institutions, day care home providers, and individuals that have been terminated or otherwise disqualified from Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) participation. These federal requirements affect eligibility under the CACFP. The State Agencies will be required to enter data as institutions and individuals become disqualified from participating in the CACFP. The new collection is the result of a FNS web-based system constructed to update and maintain the list of disqualified institutions and individuals so that no State agency or sponsoring organization may approve any entity on PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the National Disqualified List to ensure the integrity of the Program. DATES: Written comments must be submitted by May 6, 2013. ADDRESSES: Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed 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 the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions that were used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of collection of information on those who are to respond, including use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments may be sent to: Jon Garcia, Acting Branch Chief, Program Analysis and Monitoring Branch, Child Nutrition Division, Food and Nutrition Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 3101 Park Center Drive, Room 640, Alexandria, Virginia 22302. Comments will also be accepted through the Federal eRulemaking Portal. Go to http://www.regulations.gov, and follow the online instructions for submitting comments electronically. All written comment(s) will be open for public inspection at the office of the Food and Nutrition Service during regular business hours (8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday) at 3101 Park Center Drive, Room 640, Alexandria, Virginia 22302. All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval, and will become a matter of public record. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jon Garcia at (703) 305–2600. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: National Disqualified List. OMB Number: 0584–XXXX. Expiration Date: TBD. Type of Request: New collection. Form Number: FNS–843 and FNS– 844. Abstract: The Food and Nutrition Service administers the Child Nutrition Act of 1966, as amended (42 U.S.C. 1771, et seq.). Section 243(c) of Public Law 106–224, the Agricultural Risk Protection Act of 2000, amended section 17(d)(5) of the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (42 U.S.C. 1766 (d)(5)(E)(i) and (ii)) by requiring the Department of Agriculture to maintain a list of institutions, day care E:\FR\FM\07MRN1.SGM 07MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

March 1, 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 the collection of information unless it displays 
a currently valid OMB control number.

Food and Nutrition Service

    Title: WIC Infant and Toddler Feeding Practices Study-2 (ITFPS-2).
    OMB Control Number: 0584-NEW.
    Summary of Collection: The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 
(Pub. L. 111-296, Sec. 305) mandates programs under its authorization, 
including WIC, to cooperate with USDA program research and evaluation 
activities. The United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) 
Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children 
(WIC) serves a highly-vulnerable population low-income pregnant and 
post-partum women, infants, and children through their fifth birthday 
who are at nutritional risk. The program provides supplemental food 
packages, health referrals and nutrition education for participants. 
The current study is a new information collection titled the ``WIC 
Infant and Toddler Feeding Practices

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Study-2 (WIC ITEFPS-2).'' The study is needed to update information on 
the WIC Infant Feeding Practices Study (WIC IFPS-1), which was 
conducted in the fall of 1994, and only collected data on infants. 
Since that time WIC infant feeding practices may have changed in 
important ways, particularly since the new WIC food packages were 
introduced in 2009, and the program has instituted a greater emphasis 
on nutrition education and breastfeeding.
    Need and Use of the Information: The Food and Nutrition Service 
(FNS) will collect information from the study to understand the 
nutritional intake and feeding patterns within the WIC population to 
assist in the development of appropriate and effective prevention 
strategies to improve the health of young children. If the study is not 
conducted, FNS will not have current information on the feeding 
practices and dietary intakes of WIC infants and toddlers or WIC 
operations for making policy decision about WIC services and nutrition 
education.
    Description of Respondents: Not-for-profit institutions; Individual 
or households; Business or other for-profit; State, Local or Tribal 
Government.
    Number of Respondents: 13,504.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion; Other (alt month).
    Total Burden Hours: 5,094.

Food and Nutrition Service

    Title: An Assessment of the Roles and Effectiveness of Community-
Based Organizations in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
    OMB Control Number: 0584-NEW.
    Summary of Collection: Section 17 (U.S.C. 2026 (a) (1)) of the Food 
and Nutrition Act of 2008 provides general legislative authority for 
the planned data collection. It authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture 
to enter into contracts with private institutions to undertake research 
that will help to improve the administration and effectiveness of SNAP 
in delivering nutrition-related benefits. To provide more timely and 
efficient services to the growing number of SNAP applicants, State and 
local SNAP offices are partnering with community-based organizations 
(CBOs) that have the capacity to conduct applicant interviews for SNAP. 
The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) has approved these partnerships as 
part of a demonstration of ``Community Partner Interviewer Projects.'' 
Although these projects have existed for several years, they have never 
been fully evaluated. FNS will collect information using a customer 
satisfaction survey and in-depth interviews with staff at State or 
local agencies and CBOs.
    Need and Use of the Information: The purpose of the information 
collection is to support research that assesses the roles and 
effectiveness of CBOs that are serving as representatives of the SNAP 
State agencies during the SNAP interview. If the information is not 
collected FNS will not have critical information for assessing the 
impact of the demonstrations.
    Description of Respondents: Individual or households; Not-for-
profit institutions; State, Local or Tribal Government.
    Number of Respondents: 2,807.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion; Other (One-time).
    Total Burden Hours: 1,144.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-05343 Filed 3-6-13; 8:45 am]
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