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Download as PDF 44519 Notices Federal Register Vol. 78, No. 142 Wednesday, July 24, 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 sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES July 19, 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), 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 August 23, 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:35 Jul 23, 2013 Jkt 229001 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. Title: Section 515 Multi-Family Housing Preservation and Revitalization Restructuring Demonstration Program (MPR). OMB Control Number: 0575–0190. Summary of Collection: The Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006 (P.L. 109–97) provided funding for, and authorizes the Rural Housing Service (RHS) to conduct a demonstration program for the preservation and revitalization of the Section 515 multifamily housing portfolio. The MultiFamily Housing Preservation and Revitalization Restructuring Demonstration Program will utilize numerous authorities to provide the financial assistance necessary to revitalize rental properties and preserve them for affordable housing. Need and Use of the Information: RHS will collect information from the proposer to evaluate the strengths and weaknesses to which the proposal concept possesses or lacks to select the most feasible proposals that will enhances the Agency’s chances in accomplishing the demonstration objective. The information will be utilized to sustain and modify RHS’ current policies pertaining to revitalization and preservation of affordable rental housing in rural areas. Description of Respondents: Individuals or Households; Not-forprofit institutions; State, Local, or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 2,420. Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: Annually. Total Burden Hours: 2,720. Charlene Parker, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–17788 Filed 7–23–13; 8:45 am] PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Office of the Secretary Forest Resource Coordinating Committee Forest Service, USDA. Notice; Re-establishment of the Forest Resource Coordinating Committee and call for nominations. AGENCY: ACTION: Rural Housing Service BILLING CODE 3410–XV–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE The Department of Agriculture re-established the Forest Resource Coordinating Committee (Committee) pursuant to Section 8005 of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (Act) (Pub. L. 110–246), and the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), (5 U.S.C. App. 2). The Act passed into law as an amendment to the Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act of 1978 on June 18, 2008. The Committee has been re-established to continue coordinating non-industrial private forestry activities within the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the private sector. The Secretary of Agriculture (Secretary) has determined that the work of the Committee is in the public’s interest and relevant to the duties of the USDA. Therefore, the Secretary is seeking nominations to fill a vacancy and three expiring positions, with terms of 3 years, in the Conservation Organization, Forest Industry, Nonindustrial Private Forest Landowner, and Conservation District categories. The nominees must be associated with such organizations and be willing to represent that sector as it relates to non-industrial private forestry. The public is invited to submit nominations for membership on the Committee, either as a self-nomination or a nomination of any qualified and interested person. DATES: Written nominations must be received by August 23, 2013. Nominations must contain a completed application packet that includes the nominee’s name, resume, and completed Form AD–755 (Advisory Committee Membership Background Information). ADDRESSES: The address to submit nominations will vary based upon delivery method. 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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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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

July 19, 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), 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 August 23, 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: Section 515 Multi-Family Housing Preservation and 
Revitalization Restructuring Demonstration Program (MPR).
    OMB Control Number: 0575-0190.
    Summary of Collection: The Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and 
Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006 
(P.L. 109-97) provided funding for, and authorizes the Rural Housing 
Service (RHS) to conduct a demonstration program for the preservation 
and revitalization of the Section 515 multi-family housing portfolio. 
The Multi-Family Housing Preservation and Revitalization Restructuring 
Demonstration Program will utilize numerous authorities to provide the 
financial assistance necessary to revitalize rental properties and 
preserve them for affordable housing.
    Need and Use of the Information: RHS will collect information from 
the proposer to evaluate the strengths and weaknesses to which the 
proposal concept possesses or lacks to select the most feasible 
proposals that will enhances the Agency's chances in accomplishing the 
demonstration objective. The information will be utilized to sustain 
and modify RHS' current policies pertaining to revitalization and 
preservation of affordable rental housing in rural areas.
    Description of Respondents: Individuals or Households; Not-for-
profit institutions; State, Local, or Tribal Government.
    Number of Respondents: 2,420.
    Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: Annually.
    Total Burden Hours: 2,720.

Charlene Parker,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-17788 Filed 7-23-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3410-XV-P