Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 36160 [2013-14259]

Download as PDF 36160 Notices Federal Register Vol. 78, No. 116 Monday, June 17, 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 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES June 11, 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 and other forms of information technology. Comments regarding this information collection received by July 17, 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. Commentors 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:38 Jun 14, 2013 Jkt 229001 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. Total Burden Hours: 8,994. Charlene Parker, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–14259 Filed 6–14–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–11–P Forest Service Title: National Visitor Use Monitoring, and Customer and Use Survey Techniques for Operations, Management, Evaluation, and Research. OMB Control Number: 0596–0110. Summary of Collection: The National Forest Management Act (NFMA) of 1976 and the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993 (GPRA) require a comprehensive assessment of present and anticipated uses, demand for and supply of renewable resources from the nation’s public and private forests and rangelands. An important element in the reporting is the number of visits to National Forests and Grasslands, as well as to Wilderness Areas that the agency manages. The Forest Service and Department of Interior agencies will use the National Visitor Use Monitoring (NVUM) survey to collect the information. Need and Use of the Information: The Customer and Use Survey Techniques for Operations, Management, Evaluation and Research (CUSTOMER) study combines several different survey approaches to gather data describing visitors to and users of public recreation lands, including their trip activities, satisfaction levels, evaluations, demographic profiles, trip characteristics, spending, and annual visitation patterns. FS will use face-toface interviewing for collecting information on-site as well as English and Spanish written survey instruments to be mailed back by respondents. The NVUM results and data are a source of data and information in addressing forest land management planning, national strategic planning, service to minorities, and identification of a forest’s recreation niche. Description of Respondents: Individuals or households. Number of Respondents: 61,080. Frequency of Responses: Reporting; Quarterly; Annually. PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Economic Research Service Notice of Intent To Request New Information Collection Economic Research Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), this notice announces the Economic Research Service’s intention to request approval for a new information collection for a Survey on Rural Community Wealth and Health Care Provision. DATES: Comments must be received by August 16, 2013 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Address all comments concerning this notice to John Pender, Resource and Rural Economics Division, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1400 Independence Ave. SW., Mailstop 1800, Washington, DC 20250–0002. Comments may also be submitted via fax to the attention of John Pender at 202–694–5773 or via email to jpender@ers.usda.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Pender, jpender@ers.usda.gov. Tel. 202– 694–5568. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Survey on Rural Community Wealth and Health Care Provision. OMB Number: To be assigned by OMB. Expiration Date: Three years from the date of approval. Type of Request: New information collection. Abstract: The primary purpose of the proposed survey is to collect information on how rural small towns can attract and retain primary health care providers, considering the broad range of assets and amenities that may attract providers. The secondary purpose is to provide information on SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\17JNN1.SGM 17JNN1

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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 
appearing in this section.

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

June 11, 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 
and other forms of information technology.
    Comments regarding this information collection received by July 17, 
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. Commentors 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.

Forest Service

    Title: National Visitor Use Monitoring, and Customer and Use Survey 
Techniques for Operations, Management, Evaluation, and Research.
    OMB Control Number: 0596-0110.
    Summary of Collection: The National Forest Management Act (NFMA) of 
1976 and the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993 (GPRA) 
require a comprehensive assessment of present and anticipated uses, 
demand for and supply of renewable resources from the nation's public 
and private forests and rangelands. An important element in the 
reporting is the number of visits to National Forests and Grasslands, 
as well as to Wilderness Areas that the agency manages. The Forest 
Service and Department of Interior agencies will use the National 
Visitor Use Monitoring (NVUM) survey to collect the information.
    Need and Use of the Information: The Customer and Use Survey 
Techniques for Operations, Management, Evaluation and Research 
(CUSTOMER) study combines several different survey approaches to gather 
data describing visitors to and users of public recreation lands, 
including their trip activities, satisfaction levels, evaluations, 
demographic profiles, trip characteristics, spending, and annual 
visitation patterns. FS will use face-to-face interviewing for 
collecting information on-site as well as English and Spanish written 
survey instruments to be mailed back by respondents. The NVUM results 
and data are a source of data and information in addressing forest land 
management planning, national strategic planning, service to 
minorities, and identification of a forest's recreation niche.
    Description of Respondents: Individuals or households.
    Number of Respondents: 61,080.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting; Quarterly; Annually.
    Total Burden Hours: 8,994.

Charlene Parker,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-14259 Filed 6-14-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3410-11-P