Virginia Resource Advisory Committee Meetings, 42748-42749 [2013-17155]

Download as PDF 42748 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 137 / Wednesday, July 17, 2013 / Notices ehiers on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES provides services for inspection, grading, certification purposes, and other services to facilitate trading of agricultural products, e.g., providing import product inspections, export product inspections, contract and specification acceptance services, facility assessments, and certification of quantity and quality; verification and auditing; and developing standards for grades of products. Description of Respondents: Business or other for profit. Number of Respondents: 8,422. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 21,127. Agricultural Marketing Service Title: Seed Service Testing Program. OMB Control Number: 0581–0140. Summary of Collection: The Agricultural Marketing Act (AMA) of 1946, as amended by 7 U.S.C. 1621 authorizes the Secretary to inspect and certify the quality of agricultural products and collect such fees as reasonable to cover the cost of service rendered. The purpose of the voluntary program is to promote efficient, orderly marketing of seeds and assist in the development of new and expanding markets. Under the program, samples of agricultural and vegetable seeds submitted to the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) are tested for factors such as purity and germination at the request of the applicant for the service. The Testing Section of the Seed Regulatory and Testing Branch of AMS that test the seed and issues the certificates is the only Federal seed testing facility that can issue the Federal Seed Analysis Certificate. Need and Use of the Information: Applicants generally are seed firms who use the seed analysis certificates to represent the quality of seed lots to foreign customers according to the terms specified in contracts of trade. The only information collected is information needed to provide the service requested by the applicant. Applicants must provide information such as the kind and quantity of seed, tests to be performed, and seed treatment if present, along with a sample of seed in order for AMS to provide the service. A Seed Analysis Certificate-Sample Inspection or ISTA orange International Seed Lot Certificate is issued by AMS giving the test results. Only authorized AMS employees use the information collected to track, test, and report test results to the applicant. If the information were not collected, AMS would not know which test to conduct or would not be able to relate the test results with a specific lot of seed. VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:23 Jul 16, 2013 Jkt 229001 Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit; farms; State, Local or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 76. Frequency of Responses: Reporting; On occasion: Total Burden Hours: 484. Agricultural Marketing Service Title: Softwood Lumber Research, Promotion, Consumer Education and Information Order. OMB Control Number: 0581–0264. Summary of Collection: The Order is authorized under the Commodity Promotion, Research, and Information Act of 1996 (7 U.S.C. 7411–7425). The Order provides for the development and financing of a coordinated program of research, promotion, and information for softwood lumber including projects relating to consumer information, advertising, sales promotion, market development and product research to assist, improve, or promote the marketing, distribution, and utilization of softwood lumber. Need and Use of the Information: The program is administered by a Board appointed by the Secretary of Agriculture and financed by a mandatory assessment on domestic manufacturers and importers of softwood lumber. The information required under this program is gathered through several forms. The Agricultural Marketing Service provides oversight to ensure: (1) Funds are collected and properly accounted for; (2) expenditures of all funds are for the purposes authorized by the enabling legislation; and (3) the Board’s administration of the program conforms to USDA policy. Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit; farms. Number of Respondents: 1,478. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Annually, quarterly; recordkeeping. Total Burden Hours: 1,871. Charlene Parker, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–17130 Filed 7–16–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–02–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Virginia Resource Advisory Committee Meetings Forest Service, USDA. Notice of meetings. AGENCY: ACTION: The Virginia Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet in Roanoke, Virginia on the dates listed SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 below. The Committee is authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000 (the Act) (Pub. L. 112–141) and operates in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (Pub. L. 92–463). The RAC’s purposes are to improve collaborative relationships and to provide advice and recommendations to the Forest Service concerning projects and funding consistent with Title II of the Act. The meeting is open to the public. The purpose of the meeting is to prioritize and recommend projects for funding. The meetings will be held every Friday between August 23, 2013, and September 27, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (EST) Exact meeting dates are as follow: 1. August 23, 2013—10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 2. August 30, 2013—10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 3. September 6, 2013—10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 4. September 13, 2013—10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 5. September 20, 2013—10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 6. September 27, 2013—10 a.m. to 6 p.m. All Resource Advisory Committee meetings are subject to change or cancellation. For status of Resource Advisory Committee meetings prior to attending each meeting, contact: Michael Williams, Public Affairs Specialist, Supervisor’s Office, 540– 265–5173, mrwilliams04@fs.fed.us. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests Supervisor’s Office Conference Room at 5162 Valleypointe Parkway, Roanoke, Virginia. Written comments may be submitted as described under Supplementary Information listed below. All comments, including names and addresses when provided, are placed in the record and are available for public inspection and copying. The public may inspect comments received at the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests Supervisor’s Office. Please call ahead to 540–265–5100 to facilitate entry into the building in order to view comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Williams, Public Affairs Specialist, Supervisor’s Office, 540– 265–5173, mrwilliams04@fs.fed.us. Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday. DATES: E:\FR\FM\17JYN1.SGM 17JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 137 / Wednesday, July 17, 2013 / Notices SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Additional information on the Virginia Resource Advisory Committee can be found by visiting the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests’ Web site at: www.fs.fed.us/r8/ gwj. Anyone who would like to bring related matters to the attention of the Committee may file written statements with the Committee staff before or after the meeting. The agenda will include time for people to make oral statements of three minutes or less. Individuals wishing to make an oral statement should request in writing within one week of each scheduled meeting to be scheduled on the agenda. Written comments and requests for time for oral comments must be sent to Michael Williams, Public Affairs Specialist, George Washington and Jefferson National Forests, Supervisor’s Office, 5162 Valleypointe Parkway, Roanoke, Virginia 24019; Email: mrwilliams04@fs.fed.us; or Facsimile: 540–265–5145. A summary of the meeting will be posted at www.fs.fed.us/r8/gwj within 21 days of the meeting. If you are a person requiring reasonable accommodation, please make requests in advance for sign language interpreting, assistive listening devices, or other reasonable accommodations for access to the facility for proceedings by contacting the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. All reasonable accommodation requests are managed on a case by case basis. Dated: July 10, 2013. H. Thomas Speaks, Jr., Forest Supervisor. [FR Doc. 2013–17155 Filed 7–16–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–11–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Southern Montana Resource Advisory Committee Forest Service, USDA. Notice; Solicitation of Nominees. AGENCY: ACTION: In accordance with the Secure Rural Schools and Community SelfDetermination Act (Pub. L. 110–343) (the Act), and the Federal Advisory Committee Act, (FACA) (5 U.S.C., App. 2), the Southern Montana Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) announces the solicitation of nominees to fill vacancies. The purpose of the RAC is to improve collaborative relationships, to advise, and provide recommendations to the Forest Service concerning projects ehiers on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:23 Jul 16, 2013 Jkt 229001 and funding consistent with Title II of the Act. DATES: Nominations must be received on or before August 16, 2013. Nominations must contained a completed application packet that includes following: (1) Nominee’s name, (2) resume, (3) completed Form AD–755, and (4) Advisory Committee or Research and Promotion Background Information. The package must be sent to the address listed below. ADDRESSES: Mariah Leuschen, USDA Forest Service, Custer Supervisor’s Office, 1310 Main Street, Billings, MT 59105. Telephone Number: (406) 255– 1411. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mariah Leuschen, Public Affairs Specialist/Gallatin and Southern Montana RAC Coordinator, USDA Forest Service, Custer and Gallatin National Forests, Telephone: (406) 255– 1411, Email: mdleuschen@fs.fed.us. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background The Act was reauthorized on July 6, 2012, to require each potentially eligible county to elect to receive a share of the State payment or a share of the State’s 25-percent payment. Title II of the Act calls for local RACs to review, recommend, and monitor special projects on national forests. The purpose of each RAC is to improve collaborative relationships among the people that use and care for the national forests and to provide advice and recommendations to the Forest Service concerning projects and funding consistent with Title II of the Act. The duties of the committee include monitoring projects, advising the Secretary on the progress and results of the monitoring efforts, and making recommendations to the Forest Service for any appropriate changes or adjustments to the projects being monitored by the RAC. Southern Montana RAC Membership The RAC will be comprised of 15 members approved by the Secretary of Agriculture. RAC membership will be fairly balanced in terms of the points of view represented and functions to be performed. The RAC members will serve 4-year terms. The RAC shall include representation in the following areas: (1) Five persons who: (a) represent organized labor or nontimber forest product harvester groups, (b) represent developed outdoor recreation, off-highway vehicle users, or commercial recreation activities, PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 42749 (c) represent energy and mineral development, or commercial or recreational fishing interests, (d) represent commercial timber industry, or (e) hold Federal grazing permits or other land use permits or represent nonindustrial private forest land owners within the area for which the committee is organized. (2) Five persons who represent: i. nationally recognized environmental organizations, ii. regionally or locally recognized environmental organizations, iii. dispersed recreational activities, iv. archaeological and historical interests, or v. nationally or regionally recognized wild horse and burro interest groups, wildlife or hunting organizations, or watershed associations. (3) Five persons who: i. hold State elected office (or a designee), ii. hold county or local elected office, iii. represent American Indian tribes within or adjacent to the area for which the committee is organized, iv. represent school officials or teachers, or v. represent the affected public-atlarge. In the event that a vacancy arises, the Designated Federal Officer (DFO) may fill the vacancy with a replacement member appointed by the Secretary, if an appropriate replacement member is available. Nominations and Applications Information The appointment of members to the RAC will be made by the Secretary of Agriculture. Any individual or organization may nominate one or more qualified persons to represent the vacancies listed above. To be considered for membership, nominees must: 1. Identify what vacancy they would represent and how they are qualified to represent that vacancy, 2. state why they want to serve on the RAC and what they can contribute, 3. show their past experience in working successfully as part of a working group on forest management activities, 4. complete Form AD–755, Advisory Committee or Research and Promotion Background Information. You may contact the person listed above or retrieve Form AD–755 from the following Web site: http:// www.usda.gov/documents/ OCIO_AD_755_Master_2012.pdf. All nominations will be vetted by the Agency. Equal opportunity practices, in line with the USDA policies, will be E:\FR\FM\17JYN1.SGM 17JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Forest Service


Virginia Resource Advisory Committee Meetings

AGENCY: Forest Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of meetings.

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SUMMARY: The Virginia Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet in 
Roanoke, Virginia on the dates listed below. The Committee is 
authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-
Determination Act of 2000 (the Act) (Pub. L. 112-141) and operates in 
compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (Pub. L. 92-
463). The RAC's purposes are to improve collaborative relationships and 
to provide advice and recommendations to the Forest Service concerning 
projects and funding consistent with Title II of the Act. The meeting 
is open to the public. The purpose of the meeting is to prioritize and 
recommend projects for funding.

DATES: The meetings will be held every Friday between August 23, 2013, 
and September 27, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (EST) Exact meeting 
dates are as follow:
    1. August 23, 2013--10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    2. August 30, 2013--10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    3. September 6, 2013--10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    4. September 13, 2013--10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    5. September 20, 2013--10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    6. September 27, 2013--10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    All Resource Advisory Committee meetings are subject to change or 
cancellation. For status of Resource Advisory Committee meetings prior 
to attending each meeting, contact: Michael Williams, Public Affairs 
Specialist, Supervisor's Office, 540-265-5173, mrwilliams04@fs.fed.us.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the George Washington and 
Jefferson National Forests Supervisor's Office Conference Room at 5162 
Valleypointe Parkway, Roanoke, Virginia. Written comments may be 
submitted as described under Supplementary Information listed below. 
All comments, including names and addresses when provided, are placed 
in the record and are available for public inspection and copying. The 
public may inspect comments received at the George Washington and 
Jefferson National Forests Supervisor's Office. Please call ahead to 
540-265-5100 to facilitate entry into the building in order to view 
comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Williams, Public Affairs 
Specialist, Supervisor's Office, 540-265-5173, mrwilliams04@fs.fed.us.
    Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) 
may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 
between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through 
Friday.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Additional information on the Virginia 
Resource Advisory Committee can be found by visiting the George 
Washington and Jefferson National Forests' Web site at: www.fs.fed.us/
r8/gwj. Anyone who would like to bring related matters to the attention 
of the Committee may file written statements with the Committee staff 
before or after the meeting. The agenda will include time for people to 
make oral statements of three minutes or less. Individuals wishing to 
make an oral statement should request in writing within one week of 
each scheduled meeting to be scheduled on the agenda. Written comments 
and requests for time for oral comments must be sent to Michael 
Williams, Public Affairs Specialist, George Washington and Jefferson 
National Forests, Supervisor's Office, 5162 Valleypointe Parkway, 
Roanoke, Virginia 24019; Email: mrwilliams04@fs.fed.us; or Facsimile: 
540-265-5145.
    A summary of the meeting will be posted at www.fs.fed.us/r8/gwj 
within 21 days of the meeting.
    If you are a person requiring reasonable accommodation, please make 
requests in advance for sign language interpreting, assistive listening 
devices, or other reasonable accommodations for access to the facility 
for proceedings by contacting the person listed under FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT. All reasonable accommodation requests are managed 
on a case by case basis.

    Dated: July 10, 2013.
H. Thomas Speaks, Jr.,
Forest Supervisor.
[FR Doc. 2013-17155 Filed 7-16-13; 8:45 am]
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