Notice of Request for Revision of Currently Approved Information Collections, 6884 [2014-02343]

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AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Foreign Agricultural Service’s (FAS) intention to request a revision for currently approved information collections in support of the foreign donation of agricultural commodities under the section 416(b) program, the Food for Progress Program, and the McGovernDole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program. DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by April 7, 2014. Additional Information: Contact Ronald Croushorn, Director, Food Assistance Division, Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Stop 1034, Washington, DC 20250–1034, telephone: (202) 720–3038, email: Ron.Croushorn@fas.usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Foreign Donation of Agricultural Commodities (section 416(b) and Food for Progress programs) and McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program. OMB Number: 0551–0035: Foreign Donation of Agricultural Commodities (section 416(b) and Food for Progress programs) and McGovern-Dole mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:50 Feb 04, 2014 Jkt 232001 International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program. Expiration Date of Approval: March 31, 2014 Type of Request: Revision of currently approved information collections. Abstract: Under the section 416(b) and Food for Progress programs (the ‘‘Foreign Donation Programs’’) and the McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition (‘‘McGovern-Dole’’) Program, information will be gathered from applicants desiring to receive grants under the programs to determine the viability of requests for resources to implement activities in foreign countries. Program participants that receive grants must submit compliance reports until commodities or local currencies generated from the sale thereof are utilized. Program participants that use the services of freight forwarders must submit certifications from the freight forwarders regarding their activities and affiliations. Documents are used to develop effective grant agreements and assure that statutory requirements and objectives are met. Estimate of Burden: The public reporting burden for each respondent resulting from information collections under the Foreign Donation Programs or the McGovern-Dole Program varies in direct relation to the number and type of agreements entered into by such respondent. The estimated average reporting burden for the Foreign Donation Programs is 54.05705 hours per response and for the McGovern-Dole Program is 54.05705 hours per response. Respondents: U.S. private voluntary organizations, U.S. cooperatives, foreign governments, freight forwarders, ship owners and brokers, and survey companies. Estimated Number of Respondents: 68 per annum. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 31 per annum. Estimated Total Annual Burden of Respondents: 112,763 hours. Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Connie Ehrhart, the Agency Information Collection Coordinator, at (202) 690–1578 or email at Connie.Ehrhart@fas.usda.gov. Request for comments: Send comments regarding (a) whether the proposed 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 the burden of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. 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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 24 (Wednesday, February 5, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Page 6884]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-02343]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Foreign Agricultural Service


Notice of Request for Revision of Currently Approved Information 
Collections

AGENCY: Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this 
notice announces the Foreign Agricultural Service's (FAS) intention to 
request a revision for currently approved information collections in 
support of the foreign donation of agricultural commodities under the 
section 416(b) program, the Food for Progress Program, and the 
McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition 
Program.

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by April 7, 2014.
    Additional Information: Contact Ronald Croushorn, Director, Food 
Assistance Division, Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of 
Agriculture, Stop 1034, Washington, DC 20250-1034, telephone: (202) 
720-3038, email: Ron.Croushorn@fas.usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Foreign Donation of Agricultural Commodities (section 416(b) 
and Food for Progress programs) and McGovern-Dole International Food 
for Education and Child Nutrition Program.
    OMB Number: 0551-0035: Foreign Donation of Agricultural Commodities 
(section 416(b) and Food for Progress programs) and McGovern-Dole 
International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program.
    Expiration Date of Approval: March 31, 2014
    Type of Request: Revision of currently approved information 
collections.
    Abstract: Under the section 416(b) and Food for Progress programs 
(the ``Foreign Donation Programs'') and the McGovern-Dole International 
Food for Education and Child Nutrition (``McGovern-Dole'') Program, 
information will be gathered from applicants desiring to receive grants 
under the programs to determine the viability of requests for resources 
to implement activities in foreign countries. Program participants that 
receive grants must submit compliance reports until commodities or 
local currencies generated from the sale thereof are utilized. Program 
participants that use the services of freight forwarders must submit 
certifications from the freight forwarders regarding their activities 
and affiliations. Documents are used to develop effective grant 
agreements and assure that statutory requirements and objectives are 
met.
    Estimate of Burden: The public reporting burden for each respondent 
resulting from information collections under the Foreign Donation 
Programs or the McGovern-Dole Program varies in direct relation to the 
number and type of agreements entered into by such respondent. The 
estimated average reporting burden for the Foreign Donation Programs is 
54.05705 hours per response and for the McGovern-Dole Program is 
54.05705 hours per response.
    Respondents: U.S. private voluntary organizations, U.S. 
cooperatives, foreign governments, freight forwarders, ship owners and 
brokers, and survey companies.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 68 per annum.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 31 per annum.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden of Respondents: 112,763 hours.
    Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Connie 
Ehrhart, the Agency Information Collection Coordinator, at (202) 690-
1578 or email at Connie.Ehrhart@fas.usda.gov.
    Request for comments: Send comments regarding (a) whether the 
proposed 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 the burden of the proposed collection of 
information; (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 automated, electronic, mechanical, or other 
technological collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.
    Comments may be sent to Ronald Croushorn, Director, Food Assistance 
Division, FAS, USDA, Stop 1034, Washington, DC 20250, or to 
Ron.Croushorn@fas.usda.gov. Comments may also be sent to the Desk 
Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Washington, DC 20503. Persons 
with disabilities who require an alternative means for communication of 
information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) should 
contact USDA's Target Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TDD).
    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.

    Signed at Washington, DC on January 27, 2014.
Philip C. Karsting,
Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service.
[FR Doc. 2014-02343 Filed 2-4-14; 8:45 am]
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