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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 115 / Friday, June 14, 2013 / Notices mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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), New Executive Office Building, 725—17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20502. Commenters are encouraged to submit their comments to OMB via email to: 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 July 15, 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 1942–A, Community Facility Loans. OMB Control Number: 0575–0015. Summary Of Collection: The Rural Housing Service (RHS) is a credit agency within the Rural Development mission area of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The Community Programs Division of the RHS administers the Community Facilities program under 7 CFR Part 1942, Subpart A. The Rural Utilities Service also services outstanding Water and Waste loans under 7 CFR Part 1942, Subpart A. Rural Development provides loan and grant funds through the Community Facilities program to finance many types of projects varying in size and complexity, from large general hospitals to small fire trucks. The facilities financed are designed to promote the development of rural communities by providing the VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:03 Jun 13, 2013 Jkt 229001 infrastructure necessary to attract residents and rural jobs. RHS will collect information using several forms. Need and Use of the Information: RHS will collect information to determine applicant/borrower eligibility, project feasibility, and to ensure borrowers operate on a sound basis and use loan and grant funds for authorized purposes. Failure to collect proper information could result in improper determinations of eligibility, improper use of funds, and/or unsound loans. Description of Respondents: Not-forprofit institutions; State, Local or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 3,231. Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: On occasion; Annually Total Burden Hours: 56,943. Rural Housing Service Title: 7 CFR 3575–A, Community Programs Guaranteed Loans. OMB Control Number: 0575–0137. Summary of Collection: The Rural Housing Service (RHS) is authorized by Section 306 of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act (7 U.S.C. 1926) to make loans to public agencies, nonprofit corporations, and Indian tribes for the development of essential community facilities primarily serving rural residents. The Community Facilities Division of the RHS is considered Community Programs under the 7 CFR, part 3575, subpart A. Implementation of the Community Programs guaranteed loan program was affected to comply with the Appropriations Act of 1990 when Congress allocated funds for this authority. The guaranteed loan program encourages lender participation and provides specific guidance in the processing and servicing of guaranteed Community Facilities loans. RHS will collect information in a written format and using several forms. Need and Use of the Information: RHS will collect information to determine applicant/borrower eligibility, project feasibility, and to ensure borrowers operate on a sound basis and use loan funds for authorized purposes. Failure to collect proper information could result in improper determination of eligibility, improper use of funds, and/or unsound loans. Description of Respondents: Not-forprofit institutions; State, Local or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 146,250. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Quarterly; Annually. Total Burden Hours: 156,463. PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 35849 Rural Housing Service Title: USDA Rural Development— Centralized Servicing Center—Loan Servicing Satisfaction Survey. OMB Control Number: 0575–0187. Summary of Collection: The Rural Housing Service (RHS) provides insured loans to low and moderate-income applicants located in rural geographic areas to assist them in obtaining decent, sanitary and safe dwellings. RHS Centralized Servicing Center (CSC) has been in operation since October 1996. The CSC was established to achieve a high level of customer service and operating efficiency that provides its borrowers with convenient access to their loan account information. RHS has developed a survey to measure the results and overall effectiveness of customer services provided. Need and Use of the Information: RHS will use the outcome of the Customer Satisfaction Survey to determine the general satisfaction level among its customers throughout the nation, highlight areas that need improvement and provide a benchmark for future surveys and improvement in customer service. The survey is administered as part of CSC’s on going service quality improvement program. Description of Respondents: Individual or households. Number of Respondents: 6,000. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 960. Charlene Parker, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–14098 Filed 6–13–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–XV–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request June 10, 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 E:\FR\FM\14JNN1.SGM 14JNN1 35850 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 115 / Friday, June 14, 2013 / Notices 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 regarding this information collection received by July 15, 2013 will be considered. Written comments should be addressed to: Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), New Executive Office Building, 725—17th Street NW., Washington, DC, 20503. Commenters are encouraged to submit their comments to OMB via email to: OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov or fax (202) 395–5806 and to Departmental Clearance Office, USDA, OCIO, Mail Stop 7602, Washington, DC 20250– 7602. 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. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES National Agricultural Statistics Service Title: Fruits, Nut, and Specialty Crops. OMB Control Number: 0535–0039. Summary of Collection: The primary function of the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is to prepare and issue current official state and national estimates of crop and livestock production. Estimates of fruit, tree nuts, and specialty crops are an integral part of this program. These estimates support the NASS strategic plan to cover all agricultural cash receipts. The authority to collect these data activities is granted under U.S. Code title 7, Section 2204. Information is collected on a voluntary basis from growers, processors, and handlers through surveys. Need and Use of the Information: Data reported on fruit, nut, specialty crops and Hawaii tropical crops are used by NASS to estimate acreage, yield, production, utilization, and crop value in States with significant commercial production. These estimates are essential to farmers, processors, and handlers in making production and marketing decisions. Estimates from these inquiries are used by market order administrators in their determination of expected supplies of crop under federal VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:03 Jun 13, 2013 Jkt 229001 and state market orders as well as competitive fruits and nuts. Description of Respondents: Farms; Business or other for-profit. Number of Respondents: 68,400. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion; Annually; Quarterly; Semi-annually; Monthly. Total Burden Hours: 18,358. Charlene Parker, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–14099 Filed 6–13–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–20–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request June 10, 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 PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 displays a currently valid OMB control number. Food and Nutrition Service Title: Child and Adult Care Food Program; National Disqualified List 7 CFR Part 226.6(c)(7). OMB Control Number: 0584–NEW. Summary of Collection: Section 17 of the National School Lunch Act, as amended (42 U.S.C. 1766), authorizes the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). Section 243(c) of the Public Law 106–224, the Agricultural Risk Protection Act of 2000, amended section 17(d)(5) of the Richard B. National School Lunch Act (NSLA) (42 U.S.C. 1766(d)(5)(E)(i) and (ii) by requiring the Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) to maintain a list of institutions, day care home providers, and individuals that have been terminated or otherwise disqualified from CACFP participation. These federal requirements affect eligibility under the CACFP. Need and Use of the Information: FNS will collect information using forms FNS 843, ‘‘Report of Disqualification from Participation—Institution and Responsible Principals/Individuals’’ and FNS 844, ‘‘Report of Disqualification from Participation— Individually Disqualified Responsible Principal/Individual or Day Care Home Provider.’’ The data collected will be used to collect and maintain information on all individuals and institutions that have been disqualified and are therefore ineligible to participate in CACFP. Without this data collection, State agencies and sponsoring organizations would have no way of knowing if an applicant has been disqualified from participating in CACFP in another State. Description of Respondents: State, Local, or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 56. Frequency of Responses: Report: On occasion; Other (as needed). Total Burden Hours: 784. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. 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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

June 10, 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

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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 regarding this information collection received by July 15, 
2013 will be considered. Written comments should be addressed to: Desk 
Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB), New Executive Office Building, 
725--17th Street NW., Washington, DC, 20503. Commenters are encouraged 
to submit their comments to OMB via email to: OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov or fax (202) 395-5806 and to Departmental 
Clearance Office, USDA, OCIO, Mail Stop 7602, Washington, DC 20250-
7602. 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.

National Agricultural Statistics Service

    Title: Fruits, Nut, and Specialty Crops.
    OMB Control Number: 0535-0039.
    Summary of Collection: The primary function of the National 
Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is to prepare and issue current 
official state and national estimates of crop and livestock production. 
Estimates of fruit, tree nuts, and specialty crops are an integral part 
of this program. These estimates support the NASS strategic plan to 
cover all agricultural cash receipts. The authority to collect these 
data activities is granted under U.S. Code title 7, Section 2204. 
Information is collected on a voluntary basis from growers, processors, 
and handlers through surveys.
    Need and Use of the Information: Data reported on fruit, nut, 
specialty crops and Hawaii tropical crops are used by NASS to estimate 
acreage, yield, production, utilization, and crop value in States with 
significant commercial production. These estimates are essential to 
farmers, processors, and handlers in making production and marketing 
decisions. Estimates from these inquiries are used by market order 
administrators in their determination of expected supplies of crop 
under federal and state market orders as well as competitive fruits and 
nuts.
    Description of Respondents: Farms; Business or other for-profit.
    Number of Respondents: 68,400.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion; Annually; 
Quarterly; Semi-annually; Monthly.
    Total Burden Hours: 18,358.

Charlene Parker,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-14099 Filed 6-13-13; 8:45 am]
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