Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 60244-60245 [2013-23870]

Download as PDF 60244 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 190 / Tuesday, October 1, 2013 / Notices Directors of Parks in Focus Fund, Inc.; (7) Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy, Native Nations Institute, and Udall Archives Report & Work Plan and resolutions regarding allocation and transfer of funds; and (8) personnel matters. PORTIONS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC: All agenda items except as noted below. PORTIONS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC: Executive session to review personnel matters. CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Philip J. Lemanski, Executive Director, 130 South Scott Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85701, (520) 901–8500. 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) 720–8681. 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. Dated: September 23, 2013. Elizabeth E. Monroe, Executive Assistant, Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation, and Federal Register Liaison Officer. Rural Utility Service [FR Doc. 2013–23616 Filed 9–30–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–FN–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 Office of Management and Budget (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, 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:45 Sep 30, 2013 Jkt 232001 Title: Servicing of Water Programs Loans and Grants. OMB Control Number: 0572–0137. Summary of Collection: Authority for servicing of Water Programs Loan and Grants is contained in Section 306e of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act, as amended. The information collected covers loan and grant servicing regulations, 7 CFR part 1782, which prescribes policies and responsibilities for servicing actions necessary in connection with Water and Environmental Programs (WEP) loans and grants. WEP provides loans, guaranteed loans and grants for water, sewer, storm water, and solid waste disposal facilities in rural areas and towns of up to 10,000 people. Need and Use of the Information: The Rural Utilities Service will collect information using various forms. The collected information for the most part is financial in nature and needed by the Agency to determine if borrowers, based on their individual situations, qualify for the various servicing authorities. Servicing actions become necessary due to the development of financial or other problems and may be initiated by either a recipient which recognizes that a problem exists and wished to resolve it, or by the Agency. If a problem exists, a recipient must furnish financial information which is used to aid in resolving the problem through reamortization, sale, transfer, debt restructuring, liquidation, or other means provided in the regulations. Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit; non-profit institutions; State and local governments. Number of Respondents: 493. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 651. PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Rural Utilities Service Title: Broadband Initiatives Program—Rural Libraries, Technical Assistance and Satellite Grants. OMB Control Number: 0572–0145. Summary of Collection: The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 appropriated $2.5 billion of budget authority for establishing the Broadband Initiatives Program (BIP), 2 CFR part 176, which may extend loans, grants, and loan/grant combinations to facilitate broadband deployment in rural areas. Rural Utilities Service (RUS) announced the application window for funding Rural Libraries, Technical Assistance and Satellite grants under the Broadband Initiatives Program on May 7, 2010. Applications for the three funding opportunities were reviewed and awards were made for Satellite and Technical Assistance funding. No awards were made for the Rural Libraries funding opportunity. Need and Use of the Information: Collection of information is being extended to retain compliance with the Recovery Act. Information collected includes the burden associated with post-application requirements as well as other associated reporting requirements. The Recovery Act directs RUS to monitor recipients’ progress through periodic reports, including through a quarterly reporting requirement. Recipients of grants will need to submit a detailed list of all projects or activities for which Recovery Act funds were expended or obligated, including (a) the name of the project or activity; (b) a description of the project or activity; (c) an evaluation of the completion status of the project or activity; (d) an estimate of the number of jobs created and the number of jobs retained by the project or activity; and (e) for infrastructure investments made by State and local governments, the purpose, total cost, and rationale of the agency for funding the infrastructure investment with Recovery Act funds. In addition, detailed information on any subcontracts or sub-grants awarded by the recipient are to include the data elements required to comply with the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006. Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit. Number of Respondents: 22. Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: On occasion; Quarterly. E:\FR\FM\01OCN1.SGM 01OCN1 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 Office of Management and 
Budget (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, 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 within 30 days of this 
notification. 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 Utility Service

    Title: Servicing of Water Programs Loans and Grants.
    OMB Control Number: 0572-0137.
    Summary of Collection: Authority for servicing of Water Programs 
Loan and Grants is contained in Section 306e of the Consolidated Farm 
and Rural Development Act, as amended. The information collected covers 
loan and grant servicing regulations, 7 CFR part 1782, which prescribes 
policies and responsibilities for servicing actions necessary in 
connection with Water and Environmental Programs (WEP) loans and 
grants. WEP provides loans, guaranteed loans and grants for water, 
sewer, storm water, and solid waste disposal facilities in rural areas 
and towns of up to 10,000 people.
    Need and Use of the Information: The Rural Utilities Service will 
collect information using various forms. The collected information for 
the most part is financial in nature and needed by the Agency to 
determine if borrowers, based on their individual situations, qualify 
for the various servicing authorities. Servicing actions become 
necessary due to the development of financial or other problems and may 
be initiated by either a recipient which recognizes that a problem 
exists and wished to resolve it, or by the Agency. If a problem exists, 
a recipient must furnish financial information which is used to aid in 
resolving the problem through re-amortization, sale, transfer, debt 
restructuring, liquidation, or other means provided in the regulations.
    Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit; non-
profit institutions; State and local governments.
    Number of Respondents: 493.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion.
    Total Burden Hours: 651.

Rural Utilities Service

    Title: Broadband Initiatives Program--Rural Libraries, Technical 
Assistance and Satellite Grants.
    OMB Control Number: 0572-0145.
    Summary of Collection: The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act 
of 2009 appropriated $2.5 billion of budget authority for establishing 
the Broadband Initiatives Program (BIP), 2 CFR part 176, which may 
extend loans, grants, and loan/grant combinations to facilitate 
broadband deployment in rural areas. Rural Utilities Service (RUS) 
announced the application window for funding Rural Libraries, Technical 
Assistance and Satellite grants under the Broadband Initiatives Program 
on May 7, 2010. Applications for the three funding opportunities were 
reviewed and awards were made for Satellite and Technical Assistance 
funding. No awards were made for the Rural Libraries funding 
opportunity.
    Need and Use of the Information: Collection of information is being 
extended to retain compliance with the Recovery Act. Information 
collected includes the burden associated with post-application 
requirements as well as other associated reporting requirements. The 
Recovery Act directs RUS to monitor recipients' progress through 
periodic reports, including through a quarterly reporting requirement.
    Recipients of grants will need to submit a detailed list of all 
projects or activities for which Recovery Act funds were expended or 
obligated, including (a) the name of the project or activity; (b) a 
description of the project or activity; (c) an evaluation of the 
completion status of the project or activity; (d) an estimate of the 
number of jobs created and the number of jobs retained by the project 
or activity; and (e) for infrastructure investments made by State and 
local governments, the purpose, total cost, and rationale of the agency 
for funding the infrastructure investment with Recovery Act funds. In 
addition, detailed information on any subcontracts or sub-grants 
awarded by the recipient are to include the data elements required to 
comply with the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 
2006.
    Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit.
    Number of Respondents: 22.
    Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: On occasion; 
Quarterly.

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    Total Burden Hours: 312.

Charlene Parker,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-23870 Filed 9-30-13; 8:45 am]
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