Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 65605-65606 [2013-26133]

Download as PDF 65605 Notices Federal Register Vol. 78, No. 212 Friday, November 1, 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 emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES October 29, 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 December 2, 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. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Title: Customer Service Survey Project. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:40 Oct 31, 2013 Jkt 232001 OMB Control Number: 0579–0334. Summary of Collection: The Animal Health Protection Act of 2002 (7, U.S.C. 8301, et seq.), authorizes the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture to prevent, control and eliminate domestic diseases such as tuberculosis and brucellosis and to take actions to prevent and to manage foreign animal diseases such as hog cholera, foot-andmouth disease. The Veterinary Services (VS) program of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), USDA, carries out this work. This information collection solicits the beliefs and opinions of persons who use VS services and products. The survey is required to solicit information from the general public who utilize the business services and animal programs administered by the USDA, APHIS, and VS. Need and Use of the Information: The data collected from the survey will provide the local Area Office Manager with a general view of the public’s perception of customer service and indicate problems which can be addressed locally. The survey will also provide feedback from the public on recommendations to improve upon customer service and provide a vehicle in which questions can be asked about VS to educate the public. Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit; Farms; Individuals or households; Not-for-profit institutions; State, Local or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 5,000. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 248. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–26143 Filed 10–31–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–34–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request October 29, 2013. The Department of Agriculture will submit the following information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13 on or after the date of publication of this notice. Comments PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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, Washington, DC; New Executive Office Building, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503. 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 December 2, 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. Agricultural Marketing Service Title: Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements Under Regulations (Other Than Rules of Practice) Under the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act, 1930. OMB Control Number: 0581–0031. Summary of Collection: The Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA) (7 U.S.C. 499a–499t) and 7 CFR part 46, establishes a code of fair trading practices covering the marketing of fresh and frozen fruits and vegetables E:\FR\FM\01NON1.SGM 01NON1 65606 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 212 / Friday, November 1, 2013 / Notices in interstate or foreign commerce. It protects growers, shippers and distributors by prohibiting unfair practices. PACA requires nearly all persons who operate as commission merchants, dealers and brokers buying or selling fruit and or vegetables in interstate or foreign commerce to be licensed. The license for retailers and grocery wholesalers is effective for three years and for all other licensees up to three years, unless withdrawn. Need and Use of the Information: Using various forms and business records, AMS will collect information from the applicant to administer licensing provisions under the Act, to adjudicate contract disputes, and for the purpose of enforcing the PACA and its regulations. If this information were unavailable, it would be impossible to identify and regulate the individuals or firms that are restricted due to sanctions imposed because of the reparation or administrative actions. Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit; farms. Number of Respondents: 14,540. Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 87,455. Charlene Parker, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–26133 Filed 10–31–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–02–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES October 29, 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:40 Oct 31, 2013 Jkt 232001 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 and Nutrition Service Title: Impact of Implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on SNAP Operations and Participation. OMB Control Number: 0584—NEW. Summary of Collection: The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) seeks approval to conduct a new information data collection to access the impact of implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) operations and participation. This issue has major significance not only in its implications for Federal and state budgets, but also more generally for the economic wellbeing of American’s adult workers and their families. Section 17 [7 U.S.C. 2026] (a)(1) of the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 provides general legislative authority for the planned data collection. Need and Use of the Information: This study will assess the impact of ACA implementation on SNAP participation specifically among nonelderly nondisabled adults aged 19 to 64. ACA could potentially have a profound impact on SNAP participation among this group of people in many ways. The main research objectives for this study are grouped into the following three categories: (1) Describe the coordination of SNAP and Medicaid enrollment and renewal processes in the state and whether this changes due to ACA; (2) Describe the process of directing Medicaid applicants to SNAP; and (3) Determine the impact of ACA implementation on the number of SNAP applications. If the data collection in this study is not conducted, those responsible at the Federal, state and local levels for designing and PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 implementing SNAP and Medicaid policies and procedures will not have the value of this research in making their decisions on matters affecting potential cost-saving coordination and integration between the two programs. Description of Respondents: Individuals or households; Not-forprofit institutions; State, Local or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 121. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Annually. Total Burden Hours: 915. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–26131 Filed 10–31–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–30–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Agricultural Research Service Availability of the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) and a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) of the J. Phil Campbell, Sr., National Resource Conservaton Center (JPC–NRCC) Agricultural Research Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Research Service (ARS) has made a FONSI for transferring the land and real estate at the JPC– NRCC in Watkinsville, Georgia, to the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia for the benefit of the University of Georgia (UGA). The FONSI document is based on impact analysis documented in the EA that was issued for 30-day public comment beginning July 5, 2013 and finalized on August 29, 2013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cal Mather, Environmental Protection Specialist, USDA–ARS–SHEMB, NCAUR, 1815 N. University Street, Room 2060, Peoria, Illnois 61604, Telephone: 309–681–6608, or email: cal.mather@ars.usda.gov. You may contact Mr. Mather for a hard copy of the FONSI. Copies of the Final EA and FONSI for the JPC–NRCC Land Transfer are also available for public inspection during normal business hours at the following locations: • J. Phil Campbell, Sr., Research and Education Center Headquarters, 1420 Experiment Station Road, Watkinsville, Georgia 30677. • Oconee County Public Library, 1080 Experiment Station Road, Watkinsville, Georgia 30677. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\01NON1.SGM 01NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 212 (Friday, November 1, 2013)]
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

October 29, 2013.
    The Department of Agriculture will submit the following information 
collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance under the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 on or after the date 
of publication of this notice. 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, Washington, DC; New Executive Office 
Building, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503. 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 December 2, 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.

Agricultural Marketing Service

    Title: Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements Under Regulations 
(Other Than Rules of Practice) Under the Perishable Agricultural 
Commodities Act, 1930.
    OMB Control Number: 0581-0031.
    Summary of Collection: The Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act 
(PACA) (7 U.S.C. 499a-499t) and 7 CFR part 46, establishes a code of 
fair trading practices covering the marketing of fresh and frozen 
fruits and vegetables

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in interstate or foreign commerce. It protects growers, shippers and 
distributors by prohibiting unfair practices. PACA requires nearly all 
persons who operate as commission merchants, dealers and brokers buying 
or selling fruit and or vegetables in interstate or foreign commerce to 
be licensed. The license for retailers and grocery wholesalers is 
effective for three years and for all other licensees up to three 
years, unless withdrawn.
    Need and Use of the Information: Using various forms and business 
records, AMS will collect information from the applicant to administer 
licensing provisions under the Act, to adjudicate contract disputes, 
and for the purpose of enforcing the PACA and its regulations. If this 
information were unavailable, it would be impossible to identify and 
regulate the individuals or firms that are restricted due to sanctions 
imposed because of the reparation or administrative actions.
    Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit; farms.
    Number of Respondents: 14,540.
    Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: On occasion.
    Total Burden Hours: 87,455.

Charlene Parker,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-26133 Filed 10-31-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3410-02-P