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Download as PDF 52127 Notices Federal Register Vol. 78, No. 163 Thursday, August 22, 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 August 16, 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. Comments regarding this information collection received by September 23, 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 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. 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:07 Aug 21, 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. Farm Service Agency Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–20432 Filed 8–21–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–05–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Title: Commodity Offer Forms (Previously noted in the 60-day Federal Register as Web-based Supply and Chain Management System Offer Forms). OMB Control Number: 0560–0177. Summary of Collection: The Food for Peach Act specifically (Pub. L. 480 Title II), Section 416(b) of the Agricultural Act of 1949; Food for Progress Act of 1985; 2002 and 2008 Farm Bills authorizing the McGovern-Dole International Food for Education Program; and Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) Charter Act, all as amended, authorize the International Procurement Division to procure, sell, and transport, as well as sample, inspect and survey, agricultural commodities at both domestic and foreign locations for use in international food aid program. Commodity vendors under contract are required to submit Advance Shipping Notifications so that receivers of these commodities within the U.S. can arrange for their timely lifting for transport overseas via ocean-going vessels. The Farm Service Agency (FSA) will collect information using some forms. Need and Use of the Information: The information collected will enable Kansas City Commodity Office (KCCO) to evaluate offers impartially, purchase or sell commodities, and obtain services to meet domestic and export program needs. Without the information CCC could not perform the tasks required to meet the international and domestic food aid program requirements. Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit; not for-profit institutions. Number of Respondents: 76. Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; reporting: On occasion; quarterly; weekly; semi-annually; monthly; annually. PO 00000 Total Burden Hours: 237. Sfmt 4703 Agricultural Marketing Service [AMS–CN–13–0046] Tobacco Inspection and Grading Services: Notice of Request for an Extension 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 approval from the Office of Management and Budget, for an extension to the currently approved information collection in support of the Fair and Equitable Tobacco Reform Act of 2004 (U.S.C. Chapter 518), the Rural Development, Food and Drug Administrative, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act for 2002 (Appropriations Act), and the Tobacco Inspection Act and Regulations Governing the Tobacco Standards. DATES: Comments received by October 21, 2013 will be considered. Additional Information or Comments: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments concerning this proposal to Shethir M. Riva, Chief, Research and Promotion Staff, Cotton and Tobacco Programs, AMS, USDA, 100 Riverside Parkway, Suite 101, Fredericksburg, Virginia, 22406. Comments should be submitted in triplicate. Comments may also be submitted electronically through www.regulations.gov. All comments should reference AMS–CN–13–0046. All comments received will be made available for public inspection at www.regulations.gov or at the Cotton and Tobacco Programs, 100 Riverside Parkway, Suite 101, Fredericksburg, Virginia, 22406, during regular business hours. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\22AUN1.SGM 22AUN1

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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

August 16, 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.
    Comments regarding this information collection received by 
September 23, 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 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. 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.

Farm Service Agency

    Title: Commodity Offer Forms (Previously noted in the 60-day 
Federal Register as Web-based Supply and Chain Management System Offer 
Forms).
    OMB Control Number: 0560-0177.
    Summary of Collection: The Food for Peach Act specifically (Pub. L. 
480 Title II), Section 416(b) of the Agricultural Act of 1949; Food for 
Progress Act of 1985; 2002 and 2008 Farm Bills authorizing the 
McGovern-Dole International Food for Education Program; and Commodity 
Credit Corporation (CCC) Charter Act, all as amended, authorize the 
International Procurement Division to procure, sell, and transport, as 
well as sample, inspect and survey, agricultural commodities at both 
domestic and foreign locations for use in international food aid 
program. Commodity vendors under contract are required to submit 
Advance Shipping Notifications so that receivers of these commodities 
within the U.S. can arrange for their timely lifting for transport 
overseas via ocean-going vessels. The Farm Service Agency (FSA) will 
collect information using some forms.
    Need and Use of the Information: The information collected will 
enable Kansas City Commodity Office (KCCO) to evaluate offers 
impartially, purchase or sell commodities, and obtain services to meet 
domestic and export program needs. Without the information CCC could 
not perform the tasks required to meet the international and domestic 
food aid program requirements.
    Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit; not for-
profit institutions.
    Number of Respondents: 76.
    Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; reporting: On occasion; 
quarterly; weekly; semi-annually; monthly; annually.
    Total Burden Hours: 237.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-20432 Filed 8-21-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3410-05-P