Information Collection; Customer Data Worksheet Request for Service Center Information Management System (SCIMS) Record Changes, 15303 [2014-06001]

Download as PDF 15303 Notices Federal Register Vol. 79, No. 53 Wednesday, March 19, 2014 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 Farm Service Agency Information Collection; Customer Data Worksheet Request for Service Center Information Management System (SCIMS) Record Changes Farm Service Agency, USDA. Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Farm Service Agency (FSA) is requesting comments from all interested individuals and organizations on an extension of a currently approved information collection to support Customer Data Worksheet Requests for record changes in the Service Center Information Management System (SCIMS) that contains producers’ personal information. Specifically, FSA is requesting comment on the form AD– 2047, ‘‘Customer Data Worksheet Request for SCIMS Record Change.’’ FSA is using the collected information in support of documenting critical producer data changes (customer name, current mailing address and tax identification number) in SCIMS made at the request of the producer to correct or update their information. The collection of critical producer data is being used to update existing producer record data and document when and who initiates and changes the record in SCIMS. DATES: We will consider comments that we receive by May 19, 2014. ADDRESSES: We invite you to submit comments on this notice. In your comments, include date, volume, and page number of this issue of the Federal Register. You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to: www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. sroberts on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 21:53 Mar 18, 2014 Jkt 232001 • Mail: Kerry Sefton, Agricultural Program Specialist, USDA, FSA, STOP 0517, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250–0517. You may also send comments to the Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Washington, DC 20503. Copies of the information collection may be requested by contacting Kerry Sefton at the above address. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Customer Data Worksheet Request for SCIMS Record Changes. OMB Control Number: 0560–0265. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: The information collection is necessary to effectively monitor critical producer data changes made in the SCIMS at the request of the producer to correct or update their information. The form AD–2047, Customer Data Worksheet Request for SCIMS Record Change, is used to collect information from producers to make changes to their information in SCIMS. The necessity to monitor critical producer data changes in the SCIMS database is a direct result of the OMB Circular A–123 Management’s Responsibility for Internal Control, which requires effective internal controls be in place for Federal programs. An FSA team was established and reviewed and documented key controls related to all material producer accounts. FSA also included the analysis on a review of the SCIMS. Estimated Average Time to Respond: Public reporting burden for collection of this information is estimated to average .17 hours per response. The average travel time, which is included in the total annual burden, is estimated to be 1 hour per respondent. Type of Respondents: FSA, NRCS, and RD customers currently residing in SCIMS. Estimated Number of Respondents: 51,750. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Annual Number of Responses: 51,750. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 8,798. We are requesting comments on all aspects of this information collection to help us to: PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (1) Evaluate whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of FSA, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of FSA’s estimate of burden including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) 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. All responses to this notice, including name and addresses when provided, will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of public record. Signed on March 10, 2014. Juan M. Garcia, Administrator, Farm Service Agency. [FR Doc. 2014–06001 Filed 3–18–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–05–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Black Hills National Forest Advisory Board Forest Service, USDA. Notice of intent to re-establish the Charter of the Black Hills National Forest Advisory Board. AGENCY: ACTION: The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service intends to re-establish the Charter of the Black Hills National Forest Advisory Board (Board). The purpose of the Board is to obtain advice and recommendations on a broad range of forest issues such as forest plan revisions or amendments, forest health including fire management and mountain pine beetle infestations, travel management, forest monitoring and evaluation, recreation fees, and sitespecific projects having forest wide implications. 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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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Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 53 / Wednesday, March 19, 2014 / 
Notices

[[Page 15303]]



DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Farm Service Agency


Information Collection; Customer Data Worksheet Request for 
Service Center Information Management System (SCIMS) Record Changes

AGENCY: Farm Service Agency, USDA.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
Farm Service Agency (FSA) is requesting comments from all interested 
individuals and organizations on an extension of a currently approved 
information collection to support Customer Data Worksheet Requests for 
record changes in the Service Center Information Management System 
(SCIMS) that contains producers' personal information. Specifically, 
FSA is requesting comment on the form AD-2047, ``Customer Data 
Worksheet Request for SCIMS Record Change.'' FSA is using the collected 
information in support of documenting critical producer data changes 
(customer name, current mailing address and tax identification number) 
in SCIMS made at the request of the producer to correct or update their 
information. The collection of critical producer data is being used to 
update existing producer record data and document when and who 
initiates and changes the record in SCIMS.

DATES:  We will consider comments that we receive by May 19, 2014.

ADDRESSES: We invite you to submit comments on this notice. In your 
comments, include date, volume, and page number of this issue of the 
Federal Register. You may submit comments by any of the following 
methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to: www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the online instructions for submitting comments.
     Mail: Kerry Sefton, Agricultural Program Specialist, USDA, 
FSA, STOP 0517, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250-
0517.
    You may also send comments to the Desk Officer for Agriculture, 
Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and 
Budget, Washington, DC 20503. Copies of the information collection may 
be requested by contacting Kerry Sefton at the above address.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Customer Data Worksheet Request for SCIMS Record Changes.
    OMB Control Number: 0560-0265.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information 
collection.
    Abstract: The information collection is necessary to effectively 
monitor critical producer data changes made in the SCIMS at the request 
of the producer to correct or update their information. The form AD-
2047, Customer Data Worksheet Request for SCIMS Record Change, is used 
to collect information from producers to make changes to their 
information in SCIMS. The necessity to monitor critical producer data 
changes in the SCIMS database is a direct result of the OMB Circular A-
123 Management's Responsibility for Internal Control, which requires 
effective internal controls be in place for Federal programs. An FSA 
team was established and reviewed and documented key controls related 
to all material producer accounts. FSA also included the analysis on a 
review of the SCIMS.
    Estimated Average Time to Respond: Public reporting burden for 
collection of this information is estimated to average .17 hours per 
response. The average travel time, which is included in the total 
annual burden, is estimated to be 1 hour per respondent.
    Type of Respondents: FSA, NRCS, and RD customers currently residing 
in SCIMS.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 51,750.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Estimated Annual Number of Responses: 51,750.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 8,798.
    We are requesting comments on all aspects of this information 
collection to help us to:
    (1) Evaluate whether the collection of information is necessary for 
the proper performance of the functions of FSA, including whether the 
information will have practical utility;
    (2) Evaluate the accuracy of FSA's estimate of burden including the 
validity of the methodology and assumptions used;
    (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to 
be collected; and
    (4) 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.
    All responses to this notice, including name and addresses when 
provided, will be summarized and included in the request for OMB 
approval. All comments will also become a matter of public record.

    Signed on March 10, 2014.
Juan M. Garcia,
Administrator, Farm Service Agency.
[FR Doc. 2014-06001 Filed 3-18-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3410-05-P