Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 69040 [2013-27523]

Download as PDF 69040 Notices Federal Register Vol. 78, No. 222 Monday, November 18, 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 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES November 12, 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:33 Nov 15, 2013 Jkt 232001 the collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Agricultural Research Service Title: Food Safety Education and Training Materials Sharing Form. OMB Control Number: 0518–0046. Summary of Collection: The USDA National Agricultural Library (NAL) has a Food Safety Education and Training Materials Database. The Database is a centralized gateway to access consumercentric materials for educators and others interested in food safety education. The collection of information is necessary to (1) Ensure resources are not duplicated (i.e., extension agents creating previously available education materials), (2) provide a central gateway to access the education materials, (3) create a systematic and efficient method of collecting data from USDA grantees, and (4) promote awareness of food safety education materials available for a variety of audiences. Materials that will be collected using the ‘‘Food Safety Education and Training Materials Sharing Form’’ will help the Food Safety Information Center (FSIC) staff identify food safety education and training resources for review and inclusion into the Education and Training Materials Database much faster and more efficiently. The authority for NAL to collect this information is contained in CFR, Title 7, Volume 1, Part 2, Subpart K, Sec. 2.65(92). Need and Use of the Information: FSIS staff members will use information collected by the Sharing Form to build and constantly enhance the Food Safety Education and Training Materials Database. Food safety educators access and use this database to identify and obtain curricula, lesson plans, training tools and participant materials. Vital information about these resources, such as a description of the resources, its creator, publishing and ordering information can be collected in a more standardized and efficient manner using the Sharing Form. Failure to collect this information would significantly inhibit the ability to provide up-to-date information on existing food safety education and training materials that are appropriate for food safety educators, consumers and other interested in food safety education. Description of Respondents: Individuals or households; Business or other for-profit. PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Number of Respondents: 35. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 11. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–27523 Filed 11–15–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–03–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Business-Cooperative Service Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection Rural Business-Cooperative Service, USDA. ACTION: Proposed collection; Comments requested. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Rural BusinessCooperative Service’s intention to request an extension for a currently approved information collection in support of the program for 7 CFR Part 4284, subpart J, Value-Added Producer Grant Program. DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by January 17, 2014 to be assured of consideration. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Chad Parker, Deputy Administrator, Rural Business-Cooperative Service, USDA, Room 4016-South, MS 3252, 1400 Independence Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20250. Telephone: (202) 720–7558, Email chad.parker@ wdc.usda.gov. SUMMARY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Value-Added Producer Grants. OMB Number: 0570–0064. Expiration Date of Approval: March 31, 2014. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: The purpose of this information collection is to obtain information necessary to evaluate grant applications to determine the eligibility of the applicant and the project for the program and to qualitatively assess the project to determine which projects should be funded. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information E:\FR\FM\18NON1.SGM 18NON1

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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.

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

November 12, 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.

Agricultural Research Service

    Title: Food Safety Education and Training Materials Sharing Form.
    OMB Control Number: 0518-0046.
    Summary of Collection: The USDA National Agricultural Library (NAL) 
has a Food Safety Education and Training Materials Database. The 
Database is a centralized gateway to access consumer-centric materials 
for educators and others interested in food safety education. The 
collection of information is necessary to (1) Ensure resources are not 
duplicated (i.e., extension agents creating previously available 
education materials), (2) provide a central gateway to access the 
education materials, (3) create a systematic and efficient method of 
collecting data from USDA grantees, and (4) promote awareness of food 
safety education materials available for a variety of audiences. 
Materials that will be collected using the ``Food Safety Education and 
Training Materials Sharing Form'' will help the Food Safety Information 
Center (FSIC) staff identify food safety education and training 
resources for review and inclusion into the Education and Training 
Materials Database much faster and more efficiently. The authority for 
NAL to collect this information is contained in CFR, Title 7, Volume 1, 
Part 2, Subpart K, Sec. 2.65(92).
    Need and Use of the Information: FSIS staff members will use 
information collected by the Sharing Form to build and constantly 
enhance the Food Safety Education and Training Materials Database. Food 
safety educators access and use this database to identify and obtain 
curricula, lesson plans, training tools and participant materials. 
Vital information about these resources, such as a description of the 
resources, its creator, publishing and ordering information can be 
collected in a more standardized and efficient manner using the Sharing 
Form. Failure to collect this information would significantly inhibit 
the ability to provide up-to-date information on existing food safety 
education and training materials that are appropriate for food safety 
educators, consumers and other interested in food safety education.
    Description of Respondents: Individuals or households; Business or 
other for-profit.
    Number of Respondents: 35.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion.
    Total Burden Hours: 11.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-27523 Filed 11-15-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3410-03-P