Information Collection; Online Registration for FSA-sponsored Events and Conferences, 16649 [2013-06105]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 52 / Monday, March 18, 2013 / Notices print, audio tape, etc) should contact the USDA Target Center at (202) 720–2600 (voice and TDD). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Description of Respondents: State, Local or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 210. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion; Monthly. Total Burden Hours: 1,260. Description of Information Collection Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–06092 Filed 3–15–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–30–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Farm Service Agency Information Collection; Online Registration for FSA-sponsored Events and Conferences Farm Service Agency, USDA. Notice; request for comment. AGENCY: ACTION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Farm Service Agency (FSA) is seeking comments from all interested individuals and organizations on an extension without revision of the information collection associated with online registration for FSA-sponsored events and conferences. The information collection is needed for FSA to obtain information from the respondents who register on the Internet to make payment and reservations to attend any FSA-sponsored conferences and events. DATES: We will consider comments that we receive by May 17, 2013. ADDRESSES: We invite you to submit comments on this notice. In your comments, include date, OMB control number, volume, and page number of this issue of the Federal Register. You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: Farm Service Agency, USDA, Office of Chief Information Officer (OCIO), Jeff Kerby, 1400 Independence Avenue, Mail Stop 0584, SW., Washington, DC 20250. Comments also should be sent to the Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Washington, DC 20503. Copies of the information collection may be obtained from Jeff Kerby at the above address. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeff Kerby, Office of Chief Information Officer, (202) 720–1593. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication (Braille, large pmangrum on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<14>2013 15:16 Mar 15, 2013 Jkt 229001 Title: Online Registration for FSAsponsored Events and Conferences. OMB Number: 0560–0226. Expiration Date of Approval: 08/31/ 2013. Type of Request: Extension with No Revision. Abstract: The collection of information is necessary for people to register online to make payment and reservations to attend conferences and events. They can register on FSA’s Online Registration site on the Internet. Respondents who do not have access to the Internet can register by mail or fax. The information is collected by the FSA employees who sponsor the conferences and events. FSA is collecting common elements from interested respondents such as name, organization, address, country, phone number, State, city or town, payment options (cash, credit card, check) and special accommodations requests. The respondents are mainly individuals who are interested in attending the FSAsponsored conferences or events. The information is used to collect payment from the respondents and make hotel reservations and other special arrangements as necessary. Estimate of Annual Burden: 15 minutes. Type of Respondents: Individuals. Estimated Number of Respondents: 900. Estimated Average Number of Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Total Annual Number of Responses: 900. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 225 hours. We are requesting comments on all aspects of this information collection to help us to: (1) Evaluate whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of FSA, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of FSA’s estimate of burden including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (4) 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 PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 16649 technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. All responses to this notice, including name and addresses when provided, will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of public record. Signed on March 5, 2013. Juan M. Garcia, Administrator, Farm Service Agency, and Executive Vice President, Commodity Credit Corporation. [FR Doc. 2013–06105 Filed 3–15–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–05–P COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS Agenda and Notice of Public Meeting of the Arkansas Advisory Committee Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (Commission), and the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), that a planning meeting of the Arkansas Advisory Committee to the Commission will convene on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at 1:00 p.m. and adjourn at approximately 4:30 p.m. (CST). The meeting will convene at University of Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law, 1201 McMath Avenue, Little Rock, AR 72202. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss and finalize a summary report titled ‘‘Who is Guarding Civil Rights in Arkansas? * * * The Need for a Civil Rights Agency’’. Members of the public are entitled to submit written comments. The comments must be received in the regional office by April 26, 2013. The address is U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 400 State Avenue, Suite 908, Kansas City, Kansas 66101. Persons wishing to email their comments, or to present their comments verbally at the meeting, or who desire additional information should contact Farella E. Robinson, Regional Director, Central Regional Office, at (913) 551–1400, (or for hearing impaired TDD 913–551– 1414), or by email to frobinson@usccr.gov. Hearing-impaired persons who will attend the meeting and require the services of a sign language interpreter should contact the Regional Office at least ten (10) working days before the scheduled date of the meeting. Records generated from this meeting may be inspected and reproduced at the Central Regional Office, as they become available, both before and after the meeting. Persons interested in the work of this advisory committee are advised E:\FR\FM\18MRN1.SGM 18MRN1

Agencies

[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 52 (Monday, March 18, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Page 16649]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-06105]


-----------------------------------------------------------------------

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Farm Service Agency


Information Collection; Online Registration for FSA-sponsored 
Events and Conferences

AGENCY: Farm Service Agency, USDA.

ACTION: Notice; request for comment.

-----------------------------------------------------------------------

SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
Farm Service Agency (FSA) is seeking comments from all interested 
individuals and organizations on an extension without revision of the 
information collection associated with online registration for FSA-
sponsored events and conferences. The information collection is needed 
for FSA to obtain information from the respondents who register on the 
Internet to make payment and reservations to attend any FSA-sponsored 
conferences and events.

DATES: We will consider comments that we receive by May 17, 2013.

ADDRESSES: We invite you to submit comments on this notice. In your 
comments, include date, OMB control number, volume, and page number of 
this issue of the Federal Register. You may submit comments by any of 
the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://regulations.gov. 
Follow the online instructions for submitting comments.
     Mail: Farm Service Agency, USDA, Office of Chief 
Information Officer (OCIO), Jeff Kerby, 1400 Independence Avenue, Mail 
Stop 0584, SW., Washington, DC 20250.
    Comments also should be sent to the Desk Officer for Agriculture, 
Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and 
Budget, Washington, DC 20503. Copies of the information collection may 
be obtained from Jeff Kerby at the above address.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeff Kerby, Office of Chief 
Information Officer, (202) 720-1593. Persons with disabilities who 
require alternative means for communication (Braille, large print, 
audio tape, etc) should contact the USDA Target Center at (202) 720-
2600 (voice and TDD).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Description of Information Collection

    Title: Online Registration for FSA-sponsored Events and 
Conferences.
    OMB Number: 0560-0226.
    Expiration Date of Approval: 08/31/2013.
    Type of Request: Extension with No Revision.
    Abstract: The collection of information is necessary for people to 
register online to make payment and reservations to attend conferences 
and events. They can register on FSA's Online Registration site on the 
Internet. Respondents who do not have access to the Internet can 
register by mail or fax. The information is collected by the FSA 
employees who sponsor the conferences and events. FSA is collecting 
common elements from interested respondents such as name, organization, 
address, country, phone number, State, city or town, payment options 
(cash, credit card, check) and special accommodations requests. The 
respondents are mainly individuals who are interested in attending the 
FSA-sponsored conferences or events. The information is used to collect 
payment from the respondents and make hotel reservations and other 
special arrangements as necessary.
    Estimate of Annual Burden: 15 minutes.
    Type of Respondents: Individuals.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 900.
    Estimated Average Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Estimated Total Annual Number of Responses: 900.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 225 hours.
    We are requesting comments on all aspects of this information 
collection to help us to:
    (1) Evaluate whether the collection of information is necessary for 
the proper performance of the functions of FSA, including whether the 
information will have practical utility;
    (2) Evaluate the accuracy of FSA's estimate of burden including the 
validity of the methodology and assumptions used;
    (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to 
be collected;
    (4) 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.
    All responses to this notice, including name and addresses when 
provided, will be summarized and included in the request for OMB 
approval. All comments will also become a matter of public record.

    Signed on March 5, 2013.
Juan M. Garcia,
Administrator, Farm Service Agency, and Executive Vice President, 
Commodity Credit Corporation.
[FR Doc. 2013-06105 Filed 3-15-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3410-05-P