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Download as PDF 38912 Notices Federal Register Vol. 78, No. 125 Friday, June 28, 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 tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES June 25, 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:17 Jun 27, 2013 Jkt 229001 the collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Food and Nutrition Service Title: Evaluation of Demonstrations of NSLP/SBP Direct Certification of Children Receiving Medicaid Benefits OMB Control Number: 0584—NEW. Summary of Collection: The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, Section 103, directs USDA to demonstrate direct certification for free lunches and breakfasts to children who are receiving Medicaid and whose households have a gross income as measured by Medicaid that does not exceed 133 percent Federal Poverty Level. In response to this Federal mandate, the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) seeks approval to conduct data collection as part of the Evaluation of Demonstrations of NSLP/ SBP Direct Certification of Children Receiving Medicaid Benefits. The overall aim of this evaluation is to estimate the effect of direct certification using Medicaid (DC–M) on meal program access, costs, and participation. Need and Use of the Information: FNS will collect information using a study. The study will identify the challenges the States and local education agencies (LEA) face when implementing DC–M. The study will also gather data from State and LEAs to include: (1) Certification and participation records; (2) cost surveys and interviews that include certification costs, and federal benefits costs; as well as (3) challenges in conducting DC–M matching. Description of Respondents: State, Local, or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 2,428. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Quarterly, Semi-annually, Annually, Other (instrument collected 5x/yr). Total Burden Hours: 3,162. Food and Nutrition Service Title: Food Program Reporting System (FPRS). OMB Control Number: 0584—NEW. Summary of Collection: The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is the Federal agency responsible for managing the domestic nutrition assistance programs. Its mission is to increase food security and reduce hunger in partnership with cooperating organization by providing children and low-income people with access to food, a healthful diet and nutrition education in a manner that supports American agriculture and PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 inspires public confidence. FNS is consolidating certain programmatic and financial data reporting requirements under the Food Programs Reporting System (FPRS), an electronic reporting system. The purpose is to give States and Indian Tribal Organizations (ITO) agencies one portal for the various reporting required for the programs that the States and ITO operate. Need and Use of the Information: The data collected will be used for a variety of purposes, mainly program evaluation, planning, audits, funding, research, regulatory compliance and general statistics. The data is gathered at various times, ranging from monthly, quarterly, annual or final submissions. With the information FNS would be unable to meet its legislative and regulatory reporting requirements for the affected programs. Description of Respondents: State, Local or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 5,095. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Quarterly, Semi-annually, Monthly; Annually. Total Burden Hours: 86,811. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–15606 Filed 6–27–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–30–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Agricultural Marketing Service [Document No. AMS–FV–13–0022] Notice of Request for Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection Agricultural Marketing 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 Agricultural Marketing Service’s (AMS) intention to request for an extension and revision of a currently approved information collection for Fruit and Vegetable Market News. 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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 
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Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 125 / Friday, June 28, 2013 / 
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

June 25, 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 displays 
a currently valid OMB control number.

Food and Nutrition Service

    Title: Evaluation of Demonstrations of NSLP/SBP Direct 
Certification of Children Receiving Medicaid Benefits
    OMB Control Number: 0584--NEW.
    Summary of Collection: The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, 
Section 103, directs USDA to demonstrate direct certification for free 
lunches and breakfasts to children who are receiving Medicaid and whose 
households have a gross income as measured by Medicaid that does not 
exceed 133 percent Federal Poverty Level. In response to this Federal 
mandate, the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) seeks approval to conduct 
data collection as part of the Evaluation of Demonstrations of NSLP/SBP 
Direct Certification of Children Receiving Medicaid Benefits. The 
overall aim of this evaluation is to estimate the effect of direct 
certification using Medicaid (DC-M) on meal program access, costs, and 
participation.
    Need and Use of the Information: FNS will collect information using 
a study. The study will identify the challenges the States and local 
education agencies (LEA) face when implementing DC-M. The study will 
also gather data from State and LEAs to include: (1) Certification and 
participation records; (2) cost surveys and interviews that include 
certification costs, and federal benefits costs; as well as (3) 
challenges in conducting DC-M matching.
    Description of Respondents: State, Local, or Tribal Government.
    Number of Respondents: 2,428.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Quarterly, Semi-annually, 
Annually, Other (instrument collected 5x/yr).
    Total Burden Hours: 3,162.

Food and Nutrition Service

    Title: Food Program Reporting System (FPRS).
    OMB Control Number: 0584--NEW.
    Summary of Collection: The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is the 
Federal agency responsible for managing the domestic nutrition 
assistance programs. Its mission is to increase food security and 
reduce hunger in partnership with cooperating organization by providing 
children and low-income people with access to food, a healthful diet 
and nutrition education in a manner that supports American agriculture 
and inspires public confidence. FNS is consolidating certain 
programmatic and financial data reporting requirements under the Food 
Programs Reporting System (FPRS), an electronic reporting system. The 
purpose is to give States and Indian Tribal Organizations (ITO) 
agencies one portal for the various reporting required for the programs 
that the States and ITO operate.
    Need and Use of the Information: The data collected will be used 
for a variety of purposes, mainly program evaluation, planning, audits, 
funding, research, regulatory compliance and general statistics. The 
data is gathered at various times, ranging from monthly, quarterly, 
annual or final submissions. With the information FNS would be unable 
to meet its legislative and regulatory reporting requirements for the 
affected programs.
    Description of Respondents: State, Local or Tribal Government.
    Number of Respondents: 5,095.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Quarterly, Semi-annually, 
Monthly; Annually.
    Total Burden Hours: 86,811.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-15606 Filed 6-27-13; 8:45 am]
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