Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 60245 [2013-23869]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 190 / Tuesday, October 1, 2013 / Notices Total Burden Hours: 312. Charlene Parker, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–23870 Filed 9–30–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–15–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES September 25, 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), 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 within 30 days of this notification. 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. Food Safety and Inspection Service Title: Egg Product Industry Survey. OMB Control Number: 0583–New. Summary of Collection: The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:45 Sep 30, 2013 Jkt 232001 been delegated the authority to exercise the functions of the Secretary as provided in the Egg Products Inspection Act (EPIA) (21 U.S.C. 1031–1056). This statue mandates that FSIS protect the public by ensuring that egg products are safe, wholesome, unadulterated, and properly labeled and packaged. To assist FSIS in meeting its strategic goal to protect public health by significantly reducing the prevalence of foodborne hazards from egg products, the agency requires accurate and up-to-date information about industry’s use of food safety practices and technologies. FSIS will use a survey to track trends and adoption rates of practices and technologies. In addition, FSIS will address issues currently facing FSIS and the egg products processing industry. Need and Use of the Information: The results of the egg products industry survey will provide reliable and valid information regarding food safety practices in FSIS-regulated plants that can be used to address a broad variety of the agency’s analyses needs. The survey will also provide information needed for analyses of public health risks that are not available from FSIS inspectors and other data sources. Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit. Number of Respondents: 80. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Annually. Total Burden Hours: 62. Food Safety and Inspection Service Title: Accredited Laboratory Program Annual Contact Update Form. OMB Control Number: 0583–New. Summary of Collection: The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has been delegated the authority to exercise the functions of the Secretary as provided in the Federal Meat Inspection Act (FMIA) (21 U.S.C. 601 et. seq.), the Poultry Products Inspection Act (PPIA) (21 U.S.C. 451, et. seq.), and the Egg Products Inspection Act (EPIA) (21 U.S.C. 1031). These statues mandate that FSIS protect the public by verifying that meat and poultry products are safe, wholesome, not adulterated, and properly labeled and packaged. Need and Use of the Information: FSIS will collect information using the Annual Contact Update form to maintain necessary information for responsible connected personnel at the laboratories. The form will also inform the Agency if a laboratory, or responsibly connected person or entity, has been charged, indicted, or convicted or any crime. Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit. Number of Respondents: 60. PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 60245 Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Annually. Total Burden Hours: 15. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–23869 Filed 9–30–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–DM–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Office of the Secretary [Docket No. APHIS–2012–0039] Privacy Act Systems of Records; LabWare Laboratory Information Management System Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of a proposed new system of records. AGENCY: The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service proposes to add a system of records to its inventory of records systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended. The system of records is the LabWare Laboratory Information Management System, USDA–APHIS–19. This notice is necessary to meet the requirements of the Privacy Act to publish in the Federal Register notice of the existence and character of record systems maintained by the agency. DATES: Effective Date: This system will be adopted without further notice on November 12, 2013 unless modified to respond to comments received from the public and published in a subsequent notice. Comment Date: Comments must be received in writing on or before October 31, 2013. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by either of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to https://www.regulations.gov/ #!documentDetail;D=APHIS-2012-00390001. • Postal Mail/Commercial Delivery: Send your comment to Docket No. APHIS–2012–0039, Regulatory Analysis and Development, PPD, APHIS, Station 3A–03.8, 4700 River Road Unit 118, Riverdale, MD 20737–1238. Supporting documents and any comments we receive on this docket may be viewed at https:// www.regulations.gov/ #!docketDetail;D=APHIS-2012-0039 or in our reading room, which is located in room 1141 of the USDA South Building, 14th Street and Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC. Normal reading room hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\01OCN1.SGM 01OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

September 25, 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), 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 within 30 days of this notification. 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.

Food Safety and Inspection Service

    Title: Egg Product Industry Survey.
    OMB Control Number: 0583-New.
    Summary of Collection: The Food Safety and Inspection Service 
(FSIS) has been delegated the authority to exercise the functions of 
the Secretary as provided in the Egg Products Inspection Act (EPIA) (21 
U.S.C. 1031-1056). This statue mandates that FSIS protect the public by 
ensuring that egg products are safe, wholesome, unadulterated, and 
properly labeled and packaged. To assist FSIS in meeting its strategic 
goal to protect public health by significantly reducing the prevalence 
of foodborne hazards from egg products, the agency requires accurate 
and up-to-date information about industry's use of food safety 
practices and technologies. FSIS will use a survey to track trends and 
adoption rates of practices and technologies. In addition, FSIS will 
address issues currently facing FSIS and the egg products processing 
industry.
    Need and Use of the Information: The results of the egg products 
industry survey will provide reliable and valid information regarding 
food safety practices in FSIS-regulated plants that can be used to 
address a broad variety of the agency's analyses needs. The survey will 
also provide information needed for analyses of public health risks 
that are not available from FSIS inspectors and other data sources.
    Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit.
    Number of Respondents: 80.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Annually.
    Total Burden Hours: 62.

Food Safety and Inspection Service

    Title: Accredited Laboratory Program Annual Contact Update Form.
    OMB Control Number: 0583-New.
    Summary of Collection: The Food Safety and Inspection Service 
(FSIS) has been delegated the authority to exercise the functions of 
the Secretary as provided in the Federal Meat Inspection Act (FMIA) (21 
U.S.C. 601 et. seq.), the Poultry Products Inspection Act (PPIA) (21 
U.S.C. 451, et. seq.), and the Egg Products Inspection Act (EPIA) (21 
U.S.C. 1031). These statues mandate that FSIS protect the public by 
verifying that meat and poultry products are safe, wholesome, not 
adulterated, and properly labeled and packaged.
    Need and Use of the Information: FSIS will collect information 
using the Annual Contact Update form to maintain necessary information 
for responsible connected personnel at the laboratories. The form will 
also inform the Agency if a laboratory, or responsibly connected person 
or entity, has been charged, indicted, or convicted or any crime.
    Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit.
    Number of Respondents: 60.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Annually.
    Total Burden Hours: 15.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-23869 Filed 9-30-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3410-DM-P