Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 25252-25253 [2013-10047]

Download as PDF 25252 Notices Federal Register Vol. 78, No. 83 Tuesday, April 30, 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 Forest Service Tuolumne-Mariposa Counties Resource Advisory Committee AGENCY: ACTION: Forest Service, USDA. Notice of meeting. SUMMARY: The Tuolumne-Mariposa Counties Resource Advisory Committee will meet on May 6, 2013, (alternate dates May 13, 2013 or May 20, 2013), at the City of Sonora Fire Department, in Sonora, California. The purpose of the meeting is to reprioritize projects due to expected decreases to Title II RAC funding. The meeting will be held May 6, 2013, (alternate dates May 13, 2013 or May 20, 2013), from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. DATES: The meeting will be held at the City of Sonora Fire Department located at 201 South Shepherd Street, in Sonora, California (CA 95370). ADDRESSES: Beth Martinez, Committee Coordinator, USDA, Stanislaus National Forest, 19777 Greenley Road, Sonora, CA 95370, (209) 532–3671, extension 320; EMAIL bethmartinez@fs.fed.us. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Agenda items to be covered include: (1) Reprioritizing recommended projects based on finalized Title II funding decreases; (2) Public comment on meeting proceedings. This meeting is open to the public. pmangrum on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: March 28, 2013. Christina M. Welch, Acting Forest Supervisor. [FR Doc. 2013–10099 Filed 4–29–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–11–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 13:22 Apr 29, 2013 Jkt 229001 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Office of Advocacy and Outreach Advisory Committee on Minority Farmers; Notice of Solicitation for Membership Departmental Management, Office of Advocacy and Outreach (OAO), USDA. ACTION: Notice of solicitation for membership. AGENCY: SUMMARY: We are giving notice that the Secretary is soliciting nominations for membership for this Committee to serve for 2-year terms. DATES: Consideration will be given to nominations received on or before May 31st, 2013. ADDRESSES: Nominations should be addressed to the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mrs. Kenya Nicholas, Designated Federal Officer, USDA OAO, 1400 Independence Avenue, Room 520–A, Washington, DC 20250–0170; Telephone (202) 720–6350; Fax (202) 720–7704; Email: ACMF@osec.usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Advisory Committee for Minority Farmers (ACMF) will advise the Secretary of Agriculture on strategies to heighten participation of historically socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers in the USDA’s assistance programs. The ACMF will also advise the Secretary on outreach and administration of competitive grants programs and how the USDA may enhance its efforts to build an inclusive future for this targeted group of minority farmers. The ACMF may also look at the civil rights activities of USDA and how they affect USDA programs in general. Terms for the current members of the Committee are set to expire in May 2013. We are therefore soliciting nominations from socially disadvantaged ranching and farming producers, civil rights professionals, private nonprofit organizations that support socially disadvantaged producers; and higher education institutions that work with socially disadvantaged producers. The membership term shall be 2 years from the date of appointment. The Secretary may also appoint others as deemed necessary and appropriate to fulfill the PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ACMF charter. The Committee Chair— who shall be the Assistant Secretary for Administration—will be appointed by the Secretary. An organization may nominate individuals from within or outside its membership; alternatively, an individual may nominate herself or himself. Current members may likewise apply for reappointment. Nomination packages should include a nomination form along with a cover letter or resume that documents the nominee’s background and experience. Nomination forms are available on the Internet at http://www.ocio.usda.gov/ forms/doc/AD–755.pdf or may be obtained from Mrs. Kenya Nicholas at the address or telephone number noted above. The Secretary will select 20 members to obtain the broadest possible representation on the Committee, in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.2) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Regulation 1041–1. Equal opportunity practices, in line with the USDA policies, will be followed in all appointments to the Committee. To ensure that the recommendations of the Committee have taken into account the needs of the diverse groups served by the Department, membership should include, to the extent practicable, individuals with demonstrated ability to represent minorities, women, and persons with disabilities. Completed in Washington, DC, this 22nd day of April, 2013. Carolyn C. Parker, Director, Office of Advocacy and Outreach. [FR Doc. 2013–10059 Filed 4–29–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Utilities Service Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Rural Utilities Service, USDA. Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Rural Utilities Service (RUS) invites comments on this information collection for which approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) will be requested. E:\FR\FM\30APN1.SGM 30APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 83 / Tuesday, April 30, 2013 / Notices Comments on this notice must be received by July 1, 2013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michele Brooks, Director, Program Development and Regulatory Analysis, Rural Utilities Service, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., STOP 1522, Room 5162 South Building, Washington, DC 20250–1522. Telephone: (202) 690–1078. Fax: (202) 720–8435. Email: michele.brooks@wdc.usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) regulation (5 CFR part 1320) implementing provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13) requires that interested members of the public and affected agencies have an opportunity to comment on information collection and recordkeeping activities (see 5 CFR 1320.8(d)). This notice identifies an information collection that RUS is submitting to OMB for approval. 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 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: Michele Brooks, Director, Program Development and Regulatory Analysis, Rural Utilities Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, STOP 1522, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250–1522. FAX: (202) 720–8435. Email: michele.brooks@wdc.usda.gov. Title: Technical Assistance Programs. OMB Control Number: 0572–0112. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: The Rural Utilities Service is authorized by section 306 of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act (7 U.S.C. 1926) to make loans to public agencies, American Indian tribes, and nonprofit corporations to fund the development of drinking water, wastewater, and solid waste disposal facilities in rural areas with populations of up to 10,000 residents. Under the CONACT, 7 U.S.C. pmangrum on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Mar<15>2010 13:22 Apr 29, 2013 Jkt 229001 1925(a), as amended, section 306(a)(14)(A) authorizes Technical Assistance and Training grants, and 7 U.S.C. 1932(b), section 310B authorizes Solid Waste Management grants. Grants are made for 100 percent of the cost of assistance. The Technical Assistance and Training Grants and Solid Waste Management Grants programs are administered through 7 CFR part 1775. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting for this collection of information is estimated to average 3 hours per response. Respondents: Not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Number of Respondents: 142. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 17. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 6,250. Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Anne Mayberry, Program Development and Regulatory Analysis, at (202) 690–1756. FAX: (202) 720–8435, or Email: anne.mayberry@wdc.usda.gov. 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: April 23, 2013. John Charles Padalino, Administrator, Rural Utilities Service. [FR Doc. 2013–10047 Filed 4–29–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 25253 non-woven geotextile fabric using polypropylene fiber. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), FTZ activity would be limited to the specific foreign-status materials and components and specific finished products described in the submitted notification (as described below) and subsequently authorized by the FTZ Board. Production under FTZ procedures could exempt SKAPS from customs duty payments on the foreign status polypropylene fiber used in export production. On its domestic sales, SKAPS would be able to choose the duty rate during customs entry procedures that applies to geotextile fabric (free) for the foreign status polypropylene fiber (4.3%). Customs duties also could possibly be deferred or reduced on foreign status production equipment. Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions shall be addressed to the FTZ Board’s Executive Secretary at the address below. The closing period for their receipt is June 10, 2013. A copy of the notification will be available for public inspection at the Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, Room 21013, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230–0002, and in the ‘‘Reading Room’’ section of the FTZ Board’s Web site, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz. For further information, contact Pierre Duy at Pierre.Duy@trade.gov or (202) 482–1378. Dated: April 23, 2013. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–37–2013] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 26—Atlanta, Georgia; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; PBR, Inc. d/b/a SKAPS Industries (Polypropylene Geotextiles); Athens, Georgia [FR Doc. 2013–10140 Filed 4–29–13; 8:45 am] Georgia Foreign-Trade Zone, Inc., grantee of FTZ 26, submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board on behalf of PBR, Inc. d/b/a SKAPS Industries (SKAPS), located in Athens, Georgia. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on April 8, 2013. The SKAP facilities are located at 325, 330, and 335 Athena Drive in Athens (Clarke County), Georgia. A separate request for usage-driven status at the SKAP facilities was submitted and will be processed under Section 400.24(c) of the FTZ Board’s regulations. The facilities are used for the production of International Trade Administration PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE [C–570–957] Seamless Carbon and Alloy Steel Standard, Line, and Pressure From the People’s Republic of China: Rescission of Countervailing Duty Administrative Review; 2011 Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (‘‘the Department’’) is rescinding the administrative review of the countervailing duty order on certain seamless carbon and alloy steel standard, line, and pressure pipe AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\30APN1.SGM 30APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 83 (Tuesday, April 30, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 25252-25253]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-10047]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Rural Utilities Service


Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

AGENCY: Rural Utilities Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
Rural Utilities Service (RUS) invites comments on this information 
collection for which approval from the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) will be requested.

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DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by July 1, 2013.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michele Brooks, Director, Program 
Development and Regulatory Analysis, Rural Utilities Service, 1400 
Independence Avenue SW., STOP 1522, Room 5162 South Building, 
Washington, DC 20250-1522. Telephone: (202) 690-1078. Fax: (202) 720-
8435. Email: michele.brooks@wdc.usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) 
regulation (5 CFR part 1320) implementing provisions of the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13) requires that interested members 
of the public and affected agencies have an opportunity to comment on 
information collection and recordkeeping activities (see 5 CFR 
1320.8(d)). This notice identifies an information collection that RUS 
is submitting to OMB for approval. 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 
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: Michele Brooks, Director, Program 
Development and Regulatory Analysis, Rural Utilities Service, U.S. 
Department of Agriculture, STOP 1522, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., 
Washington, DC 20250-1522. FAX: (202) 720-8435. Email: 
michele.brooks@wdc.usda.gov.
    Title: Technical Assistance Programs. OMB Control Number: 0572-
0112.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: The Rural Utilities Service is authorized by section 306 
of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act (7 U.S.C. 1926) to 
make loans to public agencies, American Indian tribes, and nonprofit 
corporations to fund the development of drinking water, wastewater, and 
solid waste disposal facilities in rural areas with populations of up 
to 10,000 residents. Under the CONACT, 7 U.S.C. 1925(a), as amended, 
section 306(a)(14)(A) authorizes Technical Assistance and Training 
grants, and 7 U.S.C. 1932(b), section 310B authorizes Solid Waste 
Management grants. Grants are made for 100 percent of the cost of 
assistance. The Technical Assistance and Training Grants and Solid 
Waste Management Grants programs are administered through 7 CFR part 
1775.
    Estimate of Burden: Public reporting for this collection of 
information is estimated to average 3 hours per response.
    Respondents: Not-for-profit institutions.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 142.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 17.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 6,250.
    Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Anne 
Mayberry, Program Development and Regulatory Analysis, at (202) 690-
1756. FAX: (202) 720-8435, or Email: anne.mayberry@wdc.usda.gov. 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: April 23, 2013.
John Charles Padalino,
Administrator, Rural Utilities Service.
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