Notice of Request for Extension and Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection for Pistachios Grown in California, Arizona, and New Mexico (Marketing Order No. 983), 67332-67333 [2013-27021]

Download as PDF 67332 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 218 / Tuesday, November 12, 2013 / Notices is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of the Agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) 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. Dated: November 5, 2013. Rex A. Barnes, Associate Administrator, Agricultural Marketing Service. [FR Doc. 2013–26946 Filed 11–8–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–02–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Agricultural Marketing Service [Doc. No. AMS FV–13–0064; FV13–983–2] Notice of Request for Extension and Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection for Pistachios Grown in California, Arizona, and New Mexico (Marketing Order No. 983) Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), this notice announces the Agricultural Marketing Service’s (AMS) intention to request an extension for and revision to the forms currently used to collect information under Federal Marketing Order No. 983, for pistachios grown in California, Arizona, and New Mexico. DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by January 13, 2014. Additional Information: Contact Andrew Hatch, Supervisory Marketing Specialist, Marketing Order and Agreement Division, Fruit and Vegetable Program, AMS, USDA, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Stop 0237, Washington, DC 20250–0237; (202) 720– 2491, Fax: (202) 720–8938, or Email: andrew.hatch@ams.usda.gov. Small businesses may request information on this notice by contacting Jeffrey Smutny, Marketing Order and Agreement Division, Fruit and Vegetable Program, AMS, USDA, 1400 emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:41 Nov 08, 2013 Jkt 232001 Independence Avenue SW., STOP 0237, Washington, DC 20250–0237; telephone (202) 720–2491, Fax: (202) 720–8938, or Email: jeffrey.smutny@ams.usda.gov. Comments: Comments are welcome and should reference OMB No. 0581– 0215 and the Marketing Order for Pistachios Grown in California, Arizona and New Mexico, Marketing Order No. 983, and the date and page number of this issue of the Federal Register. Comments may be submitted by mail to the Docket Clerk, Fruit and Vegetable Program, AMS, USDA, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Stop 0237, Room 1406–S, Washington, DC 20250– 0237; Fax: (202) 720–8938; or submitted online at https://www.regulations.gov. All comments received will be available for public inspection in the Office of the Docket Clerk during regular USDA business hours or they can be viewed at www.regulations.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Pistachios Grown in California, Arizona and New Mexico, Marketing Order No. 983. OMB Number: 0581–0215. Expiration Date of Approval: May 31, 2014. Type of Request: Extension and revision of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: Under the Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937 (AMAA), as amended (7 U.S.C. 601– 674), fresh fruits, vegetables and specialty crop industries can enter into marketing order programs which provide an opportunity for producers, in a specified production area, to work together to solve marketing problems. The Secretary of Agriculture is authorized to oversee the order operations and issue regulations recommended by a committee of representatives from each commodity industry. The pistachio marketing order regulates the handling of pistachios grown in California, Arizona and New Mexico, hereinafter referred to as the order, (7 CFR part 983). The order authorizes grade and size requirements, as well as a requirement for aflatoxin testing on domestic shipments only. The order authorizes the Administrative Committee for Pistachios (Committee) to locally administer the order. The order also requires handlers submit certain information in order to effectively implement the requirements of the order, fulfill the intent of the AMAA, and assist the industry in carrying out marketing decisions. Only authorized employees of the Committee, and authorized representatives of the USDA, PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 including AMS, Fruit and Vegetable Program’s regional and headquarter’s staff have access to information provided on the forms. Requesting public comments on the forms described below is part of the process to obtain approval through the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Forms needing OMB approval are contained in OMB No. 0581–0215 and include forms for committee nominations and ballots for producers (FV–245 and FV–246) and handlers (FV–245A and FV–244), as well as background statements for those nominated who agree to serve on the Committee (FV–243). In addition, OMB No. 0581–0215 forms include a marketing agreement (FV–242), and referendums on order amendments (FV– 240A) and continuation of the order (FV–240). There are also forms to report on receipts/assessments (ACP–1), minimal testing for aflatoxins (ACP–5), inter-handler transfer (ACP–6), inventory shipments (ACP–7), producer delivery (ACP–8), exemptions for handlers (ACP–4), and failed lot notifications (ACP–2) and dispositions (ACP–3). Recently added forms are the Import Pistachios—Rework and Failed Lot Disposition Report (FV–251) and Imported Pistachios—Failed Lot Notification Report (FV–249). Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 16 minutes per response. Respondents: Pistachio producers, handlers and testing laboratories. Estimated Number of Respondents: 821. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 2.06. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 437.57 hours. Comments: Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of the information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) 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. All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request E:\FR\FM\12NON1.SGM 12NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 218 / Tuesday, November 12, 2013 / Notices for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of public record. Dated: November 5, 2013. Rex A. Barnes, Associate Administrator, Agricultural Marketing Service. [FR Doc. 2013–27021 Filed 11–8–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–02–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Agency: International Trade Administration. Title: Implementation of Tariff Rate Quota Established Under Title V of the Trade and Development Act of 2000 for Imports of Certain Worsted Wool Fabric. OMB Control Number: 0625–0240. Form Number(s): ITA–4139P, ITA– 4140P. Type of Request: Regular submission (revision and extension of a current information collection). Burden Hours: 160. Number of Respondents: 20. Average Hours per Response: 3. Needs and Uses: Title V of the Trade and Development Act of 2000 (‘‘the Act’’) as amended by the Trade Act of 2002, the Miscellaneous Trade Act of 2004, the Pension Protection Act of 2006, and the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008, contains several provisions to assist the wool products industries. These include the establishment of tariff rate quotas (‘‘TRQ’’) for a limited quantity of worsted wool fabrics. The Act requires the President to fairly allocate the TRQ to persons who cut and sew men’s and boys’ worsted wool suits and suit-like jackets and trousers in the United States, and who apply for an allocation based on the amount of suits they produced in the prior year. The Department must collect certain information in order to fairly allocate the TRQ to eligible persons. Revision: Forms for surrender and reallocation have been developed in order to create a standardized method of reporting such information. The information collected on the surrender and reallocation application is utilized to determine the eligibility of applicants for additional quota and the amount of additional quota they shall receive. The information includes: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:41 Nov 08, 2013 Jkt 232001 (1) Identification. Licensee’s name and the license control number; (2) the amount surrendered and/or the amount requested for reallocation. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Frequency: Annually. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. Copies of the above information collection proposal can be obtained by calling or writing Jennifer Jessup, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, (202) 482–0336, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at JJessup@doc.gov). Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to Wendy Liberante, OMB Desk Officer, Fax number (202) 395–5167 or via the Internet at Wendy_L._Liberante@omb.eop.gov. Dated: November 6, 2013. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–26993 Filed 11–8–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Performance Review Board Membership Economics and Statistics Administration, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Below is a listing of individuals who are eligible to serve on the Performance Review Board (PRB) in accordance with the Economics and Statistics Administration’s Senior Executive Service and Senior Professional Performance Management Systems: Kenneth A. Arnold William G. Bostic, Jr. Stephen B. Burke Joanne Buenzli Crane Susan R. Helper Ron S. Jarmin Enrique Lamas J. Steven Landefeld Jennifer Madans Brian E. McGrath Brian C. Moyer Nancy A. Potok Frederick Stephens Sonja Steptoe Frank A. Vitrano Katherine K. Wallman Adam Wilczewski The term of each PRB member will expire on December 31, 2015. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 67333 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Latasha Ellis, 301–763–3727. Dated: November 5, 2013. Kenneth A. Arnold, Associate Under Secretary for Management, Chair, Performance Review Board. [FR Doc. 2013–26949 Filed 11–8–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–BS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–93–2013] Foreign-Trade Zone 15—Kansas City, Missouri, Area; Application for Reorganization Under Alternative Site Framework An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board by the Greater Kansas City Foreign Trade Zone, Inc., grantee of FTZ 15, requesting authority to reorganize the zone under the alternative site framework (ASF) adopted by the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.2(c)). The ASF is an option for grantees for the establishment or reorganization of zones and can permit significantly greater flexibility in the designation of new subzones or ‘‘usagedriven’’ FTZ sites for operators/users located within a grantee’s ‘‘service area’’ in the context of the FTZ Board’s standard 2,000-acre activation limit for a zone. The application was submitted pursuant to the Foreign-Trade Zones Act, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u), and the regulations of the Board (15 CFR part 400). It was formally docketed on November 5, 2013. FTZ 15 was approved by the Board on March 23, 1973 (Board Order 93, 38 FR 8622, 4/4/73), and expanded on December 20, 1973 (Board Order 97, 39 FR 26, 1/2/74), on October 25, 1974 (Board Order 102, 39 FR 39487, 11/7/ 74), on February 28, 1996 (Board Order 804, 61 FR 9676, 3/11/96), on May 31, 1996 (Board Order 824, 61 FR 29529, 6/ 11/96), on December 8, 1997 (Board Order 934, 62 FR 65654, 12/15/97), on October 19, 1998 (Board Order 1004, 63 FR 59761, 11/5/98), on January 8, 1999 (Board Order 1016, 64 FR 3064, 1/20/ 99), on June 17, 1999 (Board Order 1042, 64 FR 34188, 6/25/99), on April 15, 2002 (Board Order 1226, 67 FR 20087, 4/24/02), on April 20, 2005 (Board Order 1388, 70 FR 22630, 5/2/ 05), on September 7, 2007 (Board Order 1524, 72 FR 53228, 9/18/07), and on October 23, 2009 (Board Order 1650, 74 FR 57658–57659, 11/9/09). The current zone includes the following sites: Site 1 (8.46 acres total)— within Executive Park located at 1650 E:\FR\FM\12NON1.SGM 12NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Agricultural Marketing Service

[Doc. No. AMS FV-13-0064; FV13-983-2]


Notice of Request for Extension and Revision of a Currently 
Approved Information Collection for Pistachios Grown in California, 
Arizona, and New Mexico (Marketing Order No. 983)

AGENCY: Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 
U.S.C. Chapter 35), this notice announces the Agricultural Marketing 
Service's (AMS) intention to request an extension for and revision to 
the forms currently used to collect information under Federal Marketing 
Order No. 983, for pistachios grown in California, Arizona, and New 
Mexico.

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by January 13, 2014.
    Additional Information: Contact Andrew Hatch, Supervisory Marketing 
Specialist, Marketing Order and Agreement Division, Fruit and Vegetable 
Program, AMS, USDA, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Stop 0237, 
Washington, DC 20250-0237; (202) 720-2491, Fax: (202) 720-8938, or 
Email: andrew.hatch@ams.usda.gov.
    Small businesses may request information on this notice by 
contacting Jeffrey Smutny, Marketing Order and Agreement Division, 
Fruit and Vegetable Program, AMS, USDA, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., 
STOP 0237, Washington, DC 20250-0237; telephone (202) 720-2491, Fax: 
(202) 720-8938, or Email: jeffrey.smutny@ams.usda.gov.
    Comments: Comments are welcome and should reference OMB No. 0581-
0215 and the Marketing Order for Pistachios Grown in California, 
Arizona and New Mexico, Marketing Order No. 983, and the date and page 
number of this issue of the Federal Register. Comments may be submitted 
by mail to the Docket Clerk, Fruit and Vegetable Program, AMS, USDA, 
1400 Independence Avenue SW., Stop 0237, Room 1406-S, Washington, DC 
20250-0237; Fax: (202) 720-8938; or submitted online at https://www.regulations.gov. All comments received will be available for public 
inspection in the Office of the Docket Clerk during regular USDA 
business hours or they can be viewed at www.regulations.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Pistachios Grown in California, Arizona and New Mexico, 
Marketing Order No. 983.
    OMB Number: 0581-0215.
    Expiration Date of Approval: May 31, 2014.
    Type of Request: Extension and revision of a currently approved 
information collection.
    Abstract: Under the Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937 
(AMAA), as amended (7 U.S.C. 601-674), fresh fruits, vegetables and 
specialty crop industries can enter into marketing order programs which 
provide an opportunity for producers, in a specified production area, 
to work together to solve marketing problems. The Secretary of 
Agriculture is authorized to oversee the order operations and issue 
regulations recommended by a committee of representatives from each 
commodity industry.
    The pistachio marketing order regulates the handling of pistachios 
grown in California, Arizona and New Mexico, hereinafter referred to as 
the order, (7 CFR part 983). The order authorizes grade and size 
requirements, as well as a requirement for aflatoxin testing on 
domestic shipments only.
    The order authorizes the Administrative Committee for Pistachios 
(Committee) to locally administer the order. The order also requires 
handlers submit certain information in order to effectively implement 
the requirements of the order, fulfill the intent of the AMAA, and 
assist the industry in carrying out marketing decisions. Only 
authorized employees of the Committee, and authorized representatives 
of the USDA, including AMS, Fruit and Vegetable Program's regional and 
headquarter's staff have access to information provided on the forms.
    Requesting public comments on the forms described below is part of 
the process to obtain approval through the Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB). Forms needing OMB approval are contained in OMB No. 0581-
0215 and include forms for committee nominations and ballots for 
producers (FV-245 and FV-246) and handlers (FV-245A and FV-244), as 
well as background statements for those nominated who agree to serve on 
the Committee (FV-243). In addition, OMB No. 0581-0215 forms include a 
marketing agreement (FV-242), and referendums on order amendments (FV-
240A) and continuation of the order (FV-240). There are also forms to 
report on receipts/assessments (ACP-1), minimal testing for aflatoxins 
(ACP-5), inter-handler transfer (ACP-6), inventory shipments (ACP-7), 
producer delivery (ACP-8), exemptions for handlers (ACP-4), and failed 
lot notifications (ACP-2) and dispositions (ACP-3). Recently added 
forms are the Import Pistachios--Rework and Failed Lot Disposition 
Report (FV-251) and Imported Pistachios--Failed Lot Notification Report 
(FV-249).
    Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of 
information is estimated to average 16 minutes per response.
    Respondents: Pistachio producers, handlers and testing 
laboratories.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 821.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 2.06.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 437.57 hours.
    Comments: Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the proposed 
collection of the information is necessary for the proper performance 
of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will 
have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of 
the burden of the proposed collection of information including the 
validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance 
the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; 
and (4) 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.
    All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the 
request

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for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of public 
record.

    Dated: November 5, 2013.
Rex A. Barnes,
Associate Administrator, Agricultural Marketing Service.
[FR Doc. 2013-27021 Filed 11-8-13; 8:45 am]
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