Information Collection; Application for Payment of Amounts Due Persons Who Have Died, Disappeared, or Have Been Declared Incompetent, 38682 [2013-15334]

Download as PDF 38682 Notices Federal Register Vol. 78, No. 124 Thursday, June 27, 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 Commodity Credit Corporation Farm Service Agency Information Collection; Application for Payment of Amounts Due Persons Who Have Died, Disappeared, or Have Been Declared Incompetent Commodity Credit Corporation and Farm Service Agency, USDA. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) and the Farm Service Agency (FSA) are requesting comments from all interested individuals and organizations on an extension of a currently approved information collection. The CCC and FSA are using the collected information to determine whether representatives or survivors of a producer are entitled to receive payments earned by a producer who dies, disappears, or is declared incompetent before receiving payments or other disbursements. DATES: We will consider comments that we receive by August 26, 2013. ADDRESSES: We invite you to submit comments on this notice. In your comments, include date, 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: Rick Blackwood, Agricultural Program Specialist, USDA, FSA STOP 0572, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250–0572. You may also send comments 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 requested mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:12 Jun 26, 2013 Jkt 229001 by contacting Rick Blackwood at the above addresses. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rick Blackwood, Agricultural Program Specialist, (202) 720–5422, or by email: rick.blackwood@wdc.usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Application for Payment of Amounts Due Persons Who Have Died, Disappeared, or Have Been Declared Incompetent. OMB Control Number: 0560–0026. Expiration Date: December 31, 2013. Type of Request: Extension. Abstract: Persons desiring to claim payments earned, but not yet paid to a person who has died, disappeared, or has been declared incompetent must complete a form FSA–325, Application for Payment of Amounts Due Persons Who Have Died, Disappeared, or Have Been Declared Incompetent. This information is used by FSA county office employees to document the relationship of heirs, beneficiaries or others who claim payment that was earned, but not yet paid to the person who died, disappeared, or who has been declared incompetent, and to determine the order of precedence for disbursing payments to such persons. Information is obtained only when a person claims that they are due a payment that was earned, but not paid to a producer that has died, disappeared, or has been declared incompetent, and documentation is needed to determine if any individuals are entitled to receive such payments or disbursements. Estimated Average Time to Respond: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 1.5 hours (30 minutes) per response. The average travel time, which is included in the total annual burden, is estimated to be 1 hour per respondent. Type of Respondents: Producers. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,000. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Annual Number of Responses: 2,000. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 3,000. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 June 18, 2013. Juan M. Garcia, Executive Vice President, Commodity Credit Corporation, and Administrator, Farm Service Agency. [FR Doc. 2013–15334 Filed 6–26–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–05–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Farm Service Agency Information Collection: Power of Attorney Farm Service Agency, USDA. Notice; request for comments. 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 the extension with a revision of a currently approved information collection associated with the Power of Attorney. This information collection is used to support the FSA, Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC), Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) and Risk Management Agency (RMA) in conducting business and accepting signatures on documents from individuals acting on behalf of other individuals or entities. DATES: We will consider comments that we receive by August 26, 2013. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\27JNN1.SGM 27JNN1

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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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Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 124 / Thursday, June 27, 2013 / 
Notices

[[Page 38682]]



DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Commodity Credit Corporation

Farm Service Agency


Information Collection; Application for Payment of Amounts Due 
Persons Who Have Died, Disappeared, or Have Been Declared Incompetent

AGENCY: Commodity Credit Corporation and Farm Service Agency, USDA.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) and the Farm Service Agency (FSA) 
are requesting comments from all interested individuals and 
organizations on an extension of a currently approved information 
collection. The CCC and FSA are using the collected information to 
determine whether representatives or survivors of a producer are 
entitled to receive payments earned by a producer who dies, disappears, 
or is declared incompetent before receiving payments or other 
disbursements.

DATES: We will consider comments that we receive by August 26, 2013.

ADDRESSES: We invite you to submit comments on this notice. In your 
comments, include date, 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: Rick Blackwood, Agricultural Program Specialist, 
USDA, FSA STOP 0572, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 
20250-0572.
    You may also send comments 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 requested by contacting Rick Blackwood at the above addresses.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rick Blackwood, Agricultural Program 
Specialist, (202) 720-5422, or by email: rick.blackwood@wdc.usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Application for Payment of Amounts Due Persons Who Have 
Died, Disappeared, or Have Been Declared Incompetent.
    OMB Control Number: 0560-0026.
    Expiration Date: December 31, 2013.
    Type of Request: Extension.
    Abstract: Persons desiring to claim payments earned, but not yet 
paid to a person who has died, disappeared, or has been declared 
incompetent must complete a form FSA-325, Application for Payment of 
Amounts Due Persons Who Have Died, Disappeared, or Have Been Declared 
Incompetent. This information is used by FSA county office employees to 
document the relationship of heirs, beneficiaries or others who claim 
payment that was earned, but not yet paid to the person who died, 
disappeared, or who has been declared incompetent, and to determine the 
order of precedence for disbursing payments to such persons.
    Information is obtained only when a person claims that they are due 
a payment that was earned, but not paid to a producer that has died, 
disappeared, or has been declared incompetent, and documentation is 
needed to determine if any individuals are entitled to receive such 
payments or disbursements.
    Estimated Average Time to Respond: Public reporting burden for this 
collection of information is estimated to average 1.5 hours (30 
minutes) per response. The average travel time, which is included in 
the total annual burden, is estimated to be 1 hour per respondent.
    Type of Respondents: Producers.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,000.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Estimated Annual Number of Responses: 2,000.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 3,000.
    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 June 18, 2013.
Juan M. Garcia,
Executive Vice President, Commodity Credit Corporation, and 
Administrator, Farm Service Agency.
[FR Doc. 2013-15334 Filed 6-26-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3410-05-P