Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 54862 [2013-21657]

Download as PDF 54862 Notices Federal Register Vol. 78, No. 173 Friday, September 6, 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 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES August 30, 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 November 5, 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 18:05 Sep 05, 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. Rural Housing Service Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Charlene Parker, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–21657 Filed 9–5–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–XV–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Title: 7 CFR 1956–C, Debt Settlement—Community and Business Programs. OMB Control Number: 0575–0124. Summary of Collection: The Community and Direct Business Programs loans and grants are authorized by the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act. Rural Housing Service (RHS) is a credit agency for agricultural and rural development for the United States Department of Agriculture and offers supervised credit to develop, improve and operate family farms, modest housing, essential community facilities, and business and industry across rural America. 7 CFR 1956–C, Debt Settlement—Community and Business Programs provides policies and procedures as well as a mechanism for debt settlement in connection with Community Facilities loans and grants, direct Business and Industry loans, Indian Tribal Land Acquisition loans and Irrigation and Drainage. The debt settlement program provides the delinquent client with an equitable tool for the compromise, adjustment, cancellation, or charge-off of a debt owed to the Agency. Need and Use of the Information: The field offices will collect information from applicants, borrowers, consultants, lenders, and attorneys to determine eligibility, financial capacity and derive an equitable resolution. This information collected is similar to that required by a commercial lender in similar circumstances. Failure to collect the information could result in improper servicing of these loans. Description of Respondents: Not for profit institutions; Business or other forprofit; State, Local or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 29. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion. PO 00000 Total Burden Hours: 1,005. Farm Service Agency Information Collection; General Program Administration 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 an extension of a currently approved information collection associated with FSA’s Farm Loan Programs (FLP) General Program Administration. The information collected is used to ensure that applicants meet statutory eligibility requirements, loan funds are used for authorized purposes and the Government’s interest in security is adequately protected. DATES: We will consider comments that we receive by November 5, 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 Rulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: Courtney Dixon, Director, USDA/FSA/FLP, STOP 0521, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250–0521. You may also send comments to the Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Washington, DC 20253. Copies of the information collection may be requested by contacting Courtney Dixon at the above address. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Niki Chavez, Farm Service Agency, (202) 690–6129. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\06SEN1.SGM 06SEN1

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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 30, 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 November 5, 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: 7 CFR 1956-C, Debt Settlement--Community and Business 
Programs.
    OMB Control Number: 0575-0124.
    Summary of Collection: The Community and Direct Business Programs 
loans and grants are authorized by the Consolidated Farm and Rural 
Development Act. Rural Housing Service (RHS) is a credit agency for 
agricultural and rural development for the United States Department of 
Agriculture and offers supervised credit to develop, improve and 
operate family farms, modest housing, essential community facilities, 
and business and industry across rural America. 7 CFR 1956-C, Debt 
Settlement--Community and Business Programs provides policies and 
procedures as well as a mechanism for debt settlement in connection 
with Community Facilities loans and grants, direct Business and 
Industry loans, Indian Tribal Land Acquisition loans and Irrigation and 
Drainage. The debt settlement program provides the delinquent client 
with an equitable tool for the compromise, adjustment, cancellation, or 
charge-off of a debt owed to the Agency.
    Need and Use of the Information: The field offices will collect 
information from applicants, borrowers, consultants, lenders, and 
attorneys to determine eligibility, financial capacity and derive an 
equitable resolution. This information collected is similar to that 
required by a commercial lender in similar circumstances. Failure to 
collect the information could result in improper servicing of these 
loans.
    Description of Respondents: Not for profit institutions; Business 
or other for-profit; State, Local or Tribal Government.
    Number of Respondents: 29.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion.
    Total Burden Hours: 1,005.

Charlene Parker,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-21657 Filed 9-5-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3410-XV-P