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Download as PDF 77094 Notices Federal Register Vol. 78, No. 245 Friday, December 20, 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 DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES December 16, 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 16:44 Dec 19, 2013 Jkt 232001 the collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Foreign Agricultural Service Title: Dairy Tariff-Rate Import Quota Licensing Program. OMB Control Number: 0551–0001. Summary of Collection: The Dairy Tariff-Rate Import Quota regulation (the Regulation) (7 CFR 6.20–6.37) which governs the administration of the import licensing system applicable to most dairy products subject to tariff-rate quotas (TRQs). The importation of most cheese made from cow’s milk and certain non-cheese dairy articles (butter, dried milks, and butter substitutes) are subject to TRQs and must be accompanied by an import license issued by the Department to enter at the lower tariff. Importers without licenses may enter these dairy articles, but are required to pay the higher tariff. The Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) will collect information using several forms. Need and Use of the Information: FAS will use the collected information in the administration of the tariff-rate import quota licensing system for certain dairy products and the issuance of licenses in accordance with the Regulation. If the information were collected less frequently, FSA would be unable to issue licenses on an annual basis in compliance with the Import Regulation. Description of Respondents: Business or other-for-profit. Number of Respondents: 700. Frequency of Responses: Record keeping, Reporting: Annually. Total Burden Hours: 479. 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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: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Regulations, Part 275—Quality Control. OMB Control Number: 0584–0303. Summary of Collection: Section 16 of the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 (the Act), provides the legislative basis for the operation of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Quality Control (QC) system. 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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

December 16, 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.

Foreign Agricultural Service

    Title: Dairy Tariff-Rate Import Quota Licensing Program.
    OMB Control Number: 0551-0001.
    Summary of Collection: The Dairy Tariff-Rate Import Quota 
regulation (the Regulation) (7 CFR 6.20-6.37) which governs the 
administration of the import licensing system applicable to most dairy 
products subject to tariff-rate quotas (TRQs). The importation of most 
cheese made from cow's milk and certain non-cheese dairy articles 
(butter, dried milks, and butter substitutes) are subject to TRQs and 
must be accompanied by an import license issued by the Department to 
enter at the lower tariff. Importers without licenses may enter these 
dairy articles, but are required to pay the higher tariff. The Foreign 
Agricultural Service (FAS) will collect information using several 
forms.
    Need and Use of the Information: FAS will use the collected 
information in the administration of the tariff-rate import quota 
licensing system for certain dairy products and the issuance of 
licenses in accordance with the Regulation. If the information were 
collected less frequently, FSA would be unable to issue licenses on an 
annual basis in compliance with the Import Regulation.
    Description of Respondents: Business or other-for-profit.
    Number of Respondents: 700.
    Frequency of Responses: Record keeping, Reporting: Annually.
    Total Burden Hours: 479.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-30304 Filed 12-19-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3410-10-P