Notice of a Request for a Reinstatement of a Currently Approved Information Collection, 56648-56649 [2013-22375]

Download as PDF 56648 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 178 / Friday, September 13, 2013 / Notices In addition, State agencies are required to submit a project area breakdown on the FNS–388, of issuance and participation data twice a year. The project area breakdown attached to the FNS–388, twice a year is known as the FNS–388A. This data is useful in identifying project areas that operate fraud detection units in accordance with the Act. The information provided on FNS–388A, will not change and the burden associated with this form remains as is. As of August 2013, 100 percent of respondents submitted the FNS–388 and FNS–388A data electronically. Affected Public: State agencies that administer SNAP. Estimated Number of Respondents: 53. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 27.17. Estimated Hours per Response: 3.602. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 1,440. Number of respondents Affected public Forms State Agencies .................... FNS–388 ............................ FNS–388A .......................... 53 53 Reporting Burden ......... ............................................. 53 Frequency of response Total annual responses 11.32 2.26 600 120 ........................ Number of record-keepers Frequency of response FNS–388 ............................ FNS–388A .......................... 53 53 Record-keeping Burden ............................................. 53 Grand Total ........... ............................................. 53 720 11.32 2.26 Affected public Forms State Agencies .................... Dated: September 5, 2013. Audrey Rowe, Administrator, Food and Nutrition Service. [FR Doc. 2013–22253 Filed 9–12–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–30–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Foreign Agricultural Service Notice of a Request for a Reinstatement of a Currently Approved Information Collection Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice and request for comment. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces that the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) intends to reinstate a currently approved information collection procedure for the Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers program as described in 7 CFR Part 1580. DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by no later than November 12, 2013 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: We invite you to submit comments as requested in this notice. In your comment, include the Regulation Identifier Number (RIN) and volume, date, and page number of this issue of SUMMARY: tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: The current burden inventory for this collection is 5,157. This revised annual reporting and recordkeeping burden for OMB No. 0584–0081, is estimated to be 5,186.6 hours. For the FNS–388, the response time has increased slightly from an estimated 5.6 hours per month to 5.71. This results in a burden increase of 29.6 hours annually. See the table below for estimated total annual burden for each type of respondent. VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:23 Sep 12, 2013 Jkt 229001 Fmt 4703 5.65 14.83 3,389.8 1,779.6 ........................ Time per response (hrs) 5,169.4 Annual recordkeeping hours .024 .024 14.4 2.88 ........................ 720 ........................ 17.28 27.170 1,440 3.602 Confidentiality All submitted comments and attachments are part of the public record and subject to disclosure. Do not enclose any material in your comments that you consider to be confidential or Frm 00003 Annual burden hours 600 120 the Federal Register. You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Mail, hand delivery, or courier: Peter W. Burr, Branch Chief, Export Sales Reporting Branch, Import Policies and Export Reporting Division, Office of Trade Programs, Foreign Agricultural Service, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250–1021, STOP 1021; or by email at Pete.Burr@ fas.usda.gov; or by telephone at (202) 720–3274; or fax to (202) 720–0876. Comments will be available for inspection online at http:// www.regulations.gov and at the mail address listed above between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays. Persons with disabilities who require an alternative means for communication of information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) should contact USDA’s Target Center at (202) 720–2600 (voice and TDD). PO 00000 Total annual records Time per response (hrs) Sfmt 4703 5,186.6 that is inappropriate for public disclosure. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Peter W. Burr, Import Policies and Export Reporting Division, Office of Trade Programs, Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, STOP 1021, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250–1021, (202) 720–3274., or email Pete.Burr@ fas.usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers. OMB Number: 0551–0040. Expiration Date of Approval: June 30, 2013. Type of Request: Reinstatement of currently approved information collection. Abstract: The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 reauthorized and modified the Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers program as established by Subtitle C of Title I of the Trade Act of 2002, which amended the Trade Act of 1974. The Omnibus Trade Act of 2010 and the Trade Adjustment Assistance Extension Act of 2011 further amended the Trade Act of 1974. Under this program, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) provides technical assistance and cash benefits to eligible producers of raw agricultural commodities and fishermen E:\FR\FM\13SEN1.SGM 13SEN1 tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 178 / Friday, September 13, 2013 / Notices when the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) Administrator determines that increased imports of raw agricultural commodities, aquaculture products, or wild-caught aquatic species (jointly referred to as ‘‘agricultural commodities’’) have contributed importantly to a greater than 15 percent decrease in the national average price, or quantity of production, or value of production, or cash receipts for the agricultural commodity specified in the certified petition compared to the average of the three preceding marketing years. The regulation at 7 CFR Part 1580 establishes the procedure by which producers of raw agricultural commodities can petition (form FAS– 930 or a reasonable substitute) for certification of eligibility and apply for technical assistance and cash payments. To receive consideration for TAA for Farmers certification, petitioners must supply the information required by 7 CFR 1580.203. Once a petition has been certified, individuals covered by the certification must apply for TAA for Farmers benefits in accordance with 7 CFR 1580.301. The specific information required on an application (form FSA– 229) must be collected from those who wish to receive program benefits. Estimate Number of Respondents: 1,000. Estimate Number of Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Burden of Hours per Response: 14 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 14,000 hours. Request for Comments: The public is invited to submit comments and suggestions to the above address regarding the accuracy of the burden, estimate, ways to minimize the burden, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology, or any other aspect of this collection of information. Comments on the issues covered by the Paperwork Reduction Act are most useful to OMB if received within 30 days of publication of the Notice and Request for Comments, but must be submitted no later than 60 days from the date of publication to be assured of consideration. All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of public record. FAS is committed to complying with the Government Paperwork Reduction Act which requires Government agencies, to the maximum extent feasible, to provide the public the option of electronically submitting information collection. VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:23 Sep 12, 2013 Jkt 229001 Signed at Washington, DC, on August 8, 2013. Philip C. Karsting, Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service. [FR Doc. 2013–22375 Filed 9–12–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–10–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Information Collection; Volunteer Application and Agreement for Natural and Cultural Resources Agencies Forest Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice; request for comment. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Forest Service is seeking comments from all interested individuals and organizations on the revision of a currently approved information collection, Volunteer Application and Agreement for Natural and Cultural Resources Agencies. This Information Collection Request also requests categorizing the associated forms as a Common forms, meaning Forest Service will only request approval for its own use of the forms, rather than aggregating the burden estimate across all Federal Agencies, as was done for previous actions on this OMB control number. DATES: Comments must be received in writing on or before November 12, 2013 to be assured of consideration. Comments received after that date will be considered to the extent practicable. ADDRESSES: Comments concerning this notice should be addressed to Nancy Coyote, Volunteers & Service, USDA Forest Service, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Mailstop 1136, Washington, DC 20250–1136. Comments also may be submitted via email to: ncoyote@fs.fed.us. The public may inspect comments received at USDA Forest Service, 1621 N Kent Street, Rosslyn Plaza East, Room 1010, Arlington, VA during normal business hours. Visitors are encouraged to call ahead to 703–605–4831 to facilitate entry to the building. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy Coyote, Volunteers & Service, 503–347–9991. Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1–800–877–8339, between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., Eastern Standard time, Monday through Friday. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Volunteer Application and Agreement for Natural and Cultural Resources Agencies. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 56649 OMB Number: 0596–0080. Expiration Date of Approval: December 31, 2013. Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: The collected information is needed by participating natural resources agencies to manage agency volunteer programs. Information is collected from potential and selected volunteers of all ages. Those under the age of 18 years must have written consent from a parent or guardian. Participating Agencies The volunteer programs of the following natural resource agencies are included: 1. Department of Agriculture: Forest Service and Natural Resources Conservation Service; 2. Department of the Interior: National Park Service, Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation, and U.S. Geological Survey; 3. Department of Defense: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; and 4. Department of Commerce: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. New Form Introduced With This Request OF–301B Volunteer Sign-up Form for Groups: This form is used by participating resource agencies to document awareness and understanding, between a Federal agency and a partner organization with group participants, about the volunteer activities. Parental signatures of parents or guardians of minors are mandatory for applicants. Once OMB approves the use of these Common forms, federal agencies may request OMB approval to use these Common forms without having to publish notices and request for public comments. Each agency must account for the burden associated with their use of the Common forms. Estimate of Burden per Response: 6 to 15 minutes per form. Type of Respondents: Individuals and Private Sector Volunteer Organizations. Estimated Annual Number of Respondents: 83,690. Estimated Annual Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.77. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 24,411 hours. Comment is Invited: Comment is invited on: (1) Whether this collection of information is necessary for the stated purposes and the proper performance of the functions of the Agency, including whether the information will have practical or scientific utility; (2) the E:\FR\FM\13SEN1.SGM 13SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 178 (Friday, September 13, 2013)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2013-22375]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Foreign Agricultural Service


Notice of a Request for a Reinstatement of a Currently Approved 
Information Collection

AGENCY: Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice and request for comment.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this 
notice announces that the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) intends to 
reinstate a currently approved information collection procedure for the 
Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers program as described in 7 CFR 
Part 1580.

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by no later than 
November 12, 2013 to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: We invite you to submit comments as requested in this 
notice. In your comment, include the Regulation Identifier Number (RIN) 
and volume, date, and page number of this issue of the Federal 
Register. You may submit comments by any of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting 
comments.
     Mail, hand delivery, or courier: Peter W. Burr, Branch 
Chief, Export Sales Reporting Branch, Import Policies and Export 
Reporting Division, Office of Trade Programs, Foreign Agricultural 
Service, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250-1021, STOP 
1021; or by email at Pete.Burr@fas.usda.gov; or by telephone at (202) 
720-3274; or fax to (202) 720-0876. Comments will be available for 
inspection online at http://www.regulations.gov and at the mail address 
listed above between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, 
except holidays. Persons with disabilities who require an alternative 
means for communication of information (Braille, large print, 
audiotape, etc.) should contact USDA's Target Center at (202) 720-2600 
(voice and TDD).

Confidentiality

    All submitted comments and attachments are part of the public 
record and subject to disclosure. Do not enclose any material in your 
comments that you consider to be confidential or that is inappropriate 
for public disclosure.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Peter W. Burr, Import Policies and 
Export Reporting Division, Office of Trade Programs, Foreign 
Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, STOP 1021, 1400 
Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250-1021, (202) 720-3274., or 
email Pete.Burr@fas.usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers.
    OMB Number: 0551-0040.
    Expiration Date of Approval: June 30, 2013.
    Type of Request: Reinstatement of currently approved information 
collection.
    Abstract: The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 
reauthorized and modified the Trade Adjustment Assistance for Farmers 
program as established by Subtitle C of Title I of the Trade Act of 
2002, which amended the Trade Act of 1974. The Omnibus Trade Act of 
2010 and the Trade Adjustment Assistance Extension Act of 2011 further 
amended the Trade Act of 1974. Under this program, the U.S. Department 
of Agriculture (USDA) provides technical assistance and cash benefits 
to eligible producers of raw agricultural commodities and fishermen

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when the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) Administrator determines 
that increased imports of raw agricultural commodities, aquaculture 
products, or wild-caught aquatic species (jointly referred to as 
``agricultural commodities'') have contributed importantly to a greater 
than 15 percent decrease in the national average price, or quantity of 
production, or value of production, or cash receipts for the 
agricultural commodity specified in the certified petition compared to 
the average of the three preceding marketing years. The regulation at 7 
CFR Part 1580 establishes the procedure by which producers of raw 
agricultural commodities can petition (form FAS-930 or a reasonable 
substitute) for certification of eligibility and apply for technical 
assistance and cash payments. To receive consideration for TAA for 
Farmers certification, petitioners must supply the information required 
by 7 CFR 1580.203. Once a petition has been certified, individuals 
covered by the certification must apply for TAA for Farmers benefits in 
accordance with 7 CFR 1580.301. The specific information required on an 
application (form FSA-229) must be collected from those who wish to 
receive program benefits.
    Estimate Number of Respondents: 1,000.
    Estimate Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Estimated Burden of Hours per Response: 14 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 14,000 hours.
    Request for Comments: The public is invited to submit comments and 
suggestions to the above address regarding the accuracy of the burden, 
estimate, ways to minimize the burden, including through the use of 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology, or any other aspect of this collection of information. 
Comments on the issues covered by the Paperwork Reduction Act are most 
useful to OMB if received within 30 days of publication of the Notice 
and Request for Comments, but must be submitted no later than 60 days 
from the date of publication to be assured of consideration. All 
responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request 
for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of public 
record.
    FAS is committed to complying with the Government Paperwork 
Reduction Act which requires Government agencies, to the maximum extent 
feasible, to provide the public the option of electronically submitting 
information collection.

    Signed at Washington, DC, on August 8, 2013.
Philip C. Karsting,
Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service.
[FR Doc. 2013-22375 Filed 9-12-13; 8:45 am]
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