Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 77643 [2013-30562]

Download as PDF 77643 Notices Federal Register Vol. 78, No. 247 Tuesday, December 24, 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 December 18, 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 January 23, 2014 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. 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:36 Dec 23, 2013 Jkt 232001 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. Farm Service Agency Title: Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program. OMB Control Number: 0560–0175. Summary of Collection: The Noninsured Crop Assistance Program (NAP) is authorized under 7 U.S.C. 7333 and implemented under regulations issued at 7 CFR Part 1437. The NAP is administered under the general supervision of the Executive VicePresident of the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) (who also serves as Administrator, Farm Service Agency (FSA)), and is carried out by the FSA State and County committees. NAP is intended to reduce financial losses that occur when natural disasters cause a catastrophic loss of production or prevented planting of an eligible crop by providing coverage equivalent to the catastrophic risk protection level of Federal Crop Insurance. NAP provides assistance for losses of floriculture, ornamental nursery, Christmas tree crops, turfgrass sod, seed crops, aquaculture (including ornamental fish), sea oats and sea grass, and industrial crops. FSA will collect information using several forms. Need and Use of the Information: The information collected is necessary to determine whether a producer and crop or commodity meet applicable conditions for assistance and to determine compliance with existing rules. Producers must annually: (1) Request NAP coverage by completing an application for coverage and paying a service fee by the CCC-established application closing date; (2) file a current crop-year report of acreage for the covered crop or commodity; and (3) certify harvest production of each covered crop or commodity. The information collected allows CCC to provide assistance under NAP for losses of commercial crops or other agricultural commodities (except livestock) for which catastrophic risk protection under 7 U.S.C. 1508 is not available, and that are produced for food or fiber. Description of Respondents: Farms; Business or other for-profit; Not-forprofit Institutions. PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Number of Respondents: 291,500. Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: On occasion; Weekly; Monthly; Annually. Total Burden Hours: 2,031,830. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–30562 Filed 12–23–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–05–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Food Safety and Inspection Service [Docket No. FSIS–2013–0041] National Advisory Committee of Meat and Poultry Inspection Food Safety and Inspection Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is announcing a meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Meat and Poultry Inspection (NACMPI). The Committee is being convened to review two topics for FSIS. The first topic will address safe handling instructions included on food labels. FSIS is seeking input from the committee to fully explore enhancing the safe food handling label on meat and poultry packages. With this input, the Agency will consider whether or not the current safe handling instructions should be changed to meet the needs of the consuming public; FSIS is also seeking feedback from NACMPI on FSIS’s Establishment-Specific Data Release Strategic Plan. The plan was developed from recommendations by the NACMPI committee in 2010. FSIS would like the committee to review the strategic plan and provide further suggestions. DATES: The meeting is scheduled for January 7–8, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The committee will meet from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. on January 7th for administrative purposes; this portion of the meeting is not open to the public. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held in the Auditorium at the Patriot Plaza III Building, 355 E. Street SW., Washington, DC 20024. The auditorium is located on the first floor. Please note that due to increased security measures at the Patriot Plaza III, all persons SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\24DEN1.SGM 24DEN1

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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 
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

December 18, 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 January 
23, 2014 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.
    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.

Farm Service Agency

    Title: Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program.
    OMB Control Number: 0560-0175.
    Summary of Collection: The Noninsured Crop Assistance Program (NAP) 
is authorized under 7 U.S.C. 7333 and implemented under regulations 
issued at 7 CFR Part 1437. The NAP is administered under the general 
supervision of the Executive Vice-President of the Commodity Credit 
Corporation (CCC) (who also serves as Administrator, Farm Service 
Agency (FSA)), and is carried out by the FSA State and County 
committees. NAP is intended to reduce financial losses that occur when 
natural disasters cause a catastrophic loss of production or prevented 
planting of an eligible crop by providing coverage equivalent to the 
catastrophic risk protection level of Federal Crop Insurance. NAP 
provides assistance for losses of floriculture, ornamental nursery, 
Christmas tree crops, turfgrass sod, seed crops, aquaculture (including 
ornamental fish), sea oats and sea grass, and industrial crops. FSA 
will collect information using several forms.
    Need and Use of the Information: The information collected is 
necessary to determine whether a producer and crop or commodity meet 
applicable conditions for assistance and to determine compliance with 
existing rules. Producers must annually: (1) Request NAP coverage by 
completing an application for coverage and paying a service fee by the 
CCC-established application closing date; (2) file a current crop-year 
report of acreage for the covered crop or commodity; and (3) certify 
harvest production of each covered crop or commodity. The information 
collected allows CCC to provide assistance under NAP for losses of 
commercial crops or other agricultural commodities (except livestock) 
for which catastrophic risk protection under 7 U.S.C. 1508 is not 
available, and that are produced for food or fiber.
    Description of Respondents: Farms; Business or other for-profit; 
Not-for-profit Institutions.
    Number of Respondents: 291,500.
    Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: On occasion; 
Weekly; Monthly; Annually.
    Total Burden Hours: 2,031,830.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-30562 Filed 12-23-13; 8:45 am]
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