Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 68812 [2013-27420]

Download as PDF emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES 68812 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 221 / Friday, November 15, 2013 / Notices committee work plan to fulfill the Committee’s charter. This meeting is open to the public. DATES: The meeting will be held on Thursday, November 21, 2013, beginning at 9:30 a.m. and ending at 5:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Hyatt Arlington, 1325 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA. Attendees may also participate via webinar and conference call. For anyone who would like to attend via webinar and conference call, please contact Chalonda Jasper at cjasper@fs.fed.us or visit the following Web site: http:// www.fs.usda.gov/main/planningrule/ committee. Written comments must be sent to USDA Forest Service, Ecosystem Management Coordination, 201 14th Street SW., Mail Stop 1104, Washington, DC 20250–1104. Comments may also be sent via email to Chalonda Jasper at cjasper@fs.fed.us, or via facsimile to 703–235–0138. 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AGENCY: ACTION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended), the Rural Utilities Service (RUS) invites comments on this information collection for which approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) will be requested. DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by January 14, 2014. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michele L. Brooks, Director, Program Development & Regulatory Analysis, Rural Utilities Service, 1400 Independence Ave. SW., STOP 1522, Room 5168, South Building, Washington, DC 20250–1522. Telephone: (202) 690–1078. FAX: (202) 720–8435. Email: Michele.Brooks@ wdc.usda.gov. SUMMARY: The Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) regulation (5 CFR part 1320) implementing provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13) requires that interested members of the public and affected agencies have an opportunity to comment on information collection and recordkeeping activities (see 5 CFR 1320.8(d)). This notice identifies an information collection that RUS is submitting to OMB for extension. Comments are invited on (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 assumption used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 information to be collected; and (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 on other forms of information technology. Comments may be sent to: MaryPat Daskal, Program Development and Regulatory Analysis, Rural Utilities Service, 1400 Independence Ave. SW., Room 5166—South Building, STOP 1522, Washington, DC 20250–1522. FAX: (202) 720–7853. Title: 7 CFR part 1777, Section 306C Water and Waste Disposal (WWD) Loans and Grants. OMB Control Number: 0572–0109. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: Section 306C of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act (7 U.S.C. 926c) authorizes the Rural Utilities Service to make loans and grants to low-income rural communities whose residents face significant health risks. These communities do not have access to, or are not served by, adequate affordable water supply systems or waste disposal facilities. The loans and grants will be available to provide water and waste disposal facilities and services to these communities, as determined by the Secretary. The Section 306C WWD Loans and Grants program is administered through 7 CFR part 1777. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 9 hours per response. Respondents: Not for profits; State, Local or Tribal Government. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 9 hours. Copies of this information collection can be obtained from MaryPat Daskal, Program Development and Regulatory Analysis, Rural Utilities Service at (202) 720–7853. FAX: (202) 720–4120. 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. Dated: November 6, 2013. John Charles Padalino, Administrator, Rural Utilities Service. [FR Doc. 2013–27420 Filed 11–14–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P E:\FR\FM\15NON1.SGM 15NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Rural Utilities Service


Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

AGENCY: Rural Utilities 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, as amended), the Rural Utilities Service (RUS) 
invites comments on this information collection for which approval from 
the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) will be requested.

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by January 14, 2014.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michele L. Brooks, Director, Program 
Development & Regulatory Analysis, Rural Utilities Service, 1400 
Independence Ave. SW., STOP 1522, Room 5168, South Building, 
Washington, DC 20250-1522. Telephone: (202) 690-1078. FAX: (202) 720-
8435. Email: Michele.Brooks@wdc.usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) 
regulation (5 CFR part 1320) implementing provisions of the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13) requires that interested members 
of the public and affected agencies have an opportunity to comment on 
information collection and recordkeeping activities (see 5 CFR 
1320.8(d)). This notice identifies an information collection that RUS 
is submitting to OMB for extension.
    Comments are invited on (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 assumption used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, 
utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and (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 on 
other forms of information technology. Comments may be sent to: MaryPat 
Daskal, Program Development and Regulatory Analysis, Rural Utilities 
Service, 1400 Independence Ave. SW., Room 5166--South Building, STOP 
1522, Washington, DC 20250-1522. FAX: (202) 720-7853.
    Title: 7 CFR part 1777, Section 306C Water and Waste Disposal (WWD) 
Loans and Grants.
    OMB Control Number: 0572-0109.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information 
collection.
    Abstract: Section 306C of the Consolidated Farm and Rural 
Development Act (7 U.S.C. 926c) authorizes the Rural Utilities Service 
to make loans and grants to low-income rural communities whose 
residents face significant health risks. These communities do not have 
access to, or are not served by, adequate affordable water supply 
systems or waste disposal facilities. The loans and grants will be 
available to provide water and waste disposal facilities and services 
to these communities, as determined by the Secretary.
    The Section 306C WWD Loans and Grants program is administered 
through 7 CFR part 1777.
    Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of 
information is estimated to average 9 hours per response.
    Respondents: Not for profits; State, Local or Tribal Government.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 9 hours.
    Copies of this information collection can be obtained from MaryPat 
Daskal, Program Development and Regulatory Analysis, Rural Utilities 
Service at (202) 720-7853. FAX: (202) 720-4120. 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.

    Dated: November 6, 2013.
John Charles Padalino,
Administrator, Rural Utilities Service.
[FR Doc. 2013-27420 Filed 11-14-13; 8:45 am]
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