Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 17494-17495 [2014-06871]

Download as PDF 17494 Notices Federal Register Vol. 79, No. 60 Friday, March 28, 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 Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES March 24, 2014. 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 April 28, 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 20:22 Mar 27, 2014 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. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Title: Request for Credit Account Approval for Reimbursable Services. OMB Control Number: 0579–0055. Summary of Collection: The Debt Collection Improvement Act of 1996 (Pub. L. 104–134 Section 31001(x)) of 31 U.S.C. 3332, as amended, requires that agencies collect tax identification numbers from all person doing business with the Government for purposes of collecting delinquent debts. The services of an inspector to clear imported and exported commodities requiring release by Agency personnel are covered by user fees during regular working hours. If an importer/exporter wishers to have a shipment of cargo or animals cleared at other hours, such services will usually be provided on a reimbursable overtime basis, unless already covered by a user fee. The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) will collect information using APHIS form 192, Application for Credit Account and Request for Service. Need and Use of the Information: APHIS will collect information to conduct a credit check on prospective applicants to ensure credit worthiness prior to extending credit services. Without this information, customers including small businesses would have to pay each time a service was provided. Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit. Number of Respondents: 225. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 56. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Title: Communicable Diseases in Horses. OMB Control Number: 0579–0127. Summary of Collection: Title 21, U.S.C. 117 Animal Industry Act of 1884 authorizes the Secretary to prevent, control and eliminate domestic diseases such as equine infectious anemia, as well as to take action to prevent and to manage exotic diseases such as contagious equine metritis and other foreign animal diseases. The Animal PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) regulates the importation and interstate movement of animals and animal products, and conducts various other activities to protect the health of the nation’s livestock and poultry. The regulations in 9 CFR 75.4 govern the interstate movement of equines that have tested positive to an official test for EIA and provide for the approval of laboratories, diagnostic facilities, and research facilities. Need and Use of the Information: The information collected from forms, APHIS VS 10–11, Equine Infectious Anemia Laboratory Test; VS 10–12, Equine Infectious Anemia Supplemental Investigation; and VS 1–27, Permit for the Movement of Restricted Animals, will be used to prevent the spread of equine infectious anemia. Regulations also require the use an Agreement for Approved Livestock Facilities, Request for Hearing, and Written Notification of Approval Withdrawal. Without the information it would be impossible for APHIS to effectively regulate the interstate movement of horses infected with EIA. Description of Respondents: Farms; Business or other for-profit; State, Local and Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 253,781. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 139,547. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–06872 Filed 3–27–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–34–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request March 24, 2014. 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 E:\FR\FM\28MRN1.SGM 28MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 60 / Friday, March 28, 2014 / Notices mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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. Food Safety and Inspection Service Title: Advanced Meat Recovery Systems. OMB Control Number: 0583–0130. Summary of Collection: The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has been delegated the authority to exercise the functions of the Secretary as provided in the Federal Meat Inspection Act (FMIA) (21 U.S.C. 601 et seq.) This statutes mandate that FSIS protect the public by ensuring that meat products are safe, wholesome, not adulterated, and properly labeled and packaged. FSIS requires that official establishments that produce meat from Advanced Meat Recovery (AMR) systems ensure that bones used for AMR systems do not contain brain, trigeminal ganglia, or spinal cord; to test for calcium (at a different level than previously required), iron, spinal cord, and dorsal root ganglia (DRG); to document their testing protocols, to assess manner that does not cause product to be misbranded or adulterated; and to maintain records of their documentation and test results. Need and Use of the Information: FSIS will collect information from establishments to ensure that the meat product produced by the use of AMR VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:57 Mar 27, 2014 Jkt 232001 systems is free from Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE). Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit. Number of Respondents: 56. Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 25,209. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–06871 Filed 3–27–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–DM–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request March 24, 2014. 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 April 28, 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 20503. 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) 720–8681. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 17495 persons are not required to respond to the collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. National Agricultural Statistics Service Title: Current Agricultural Industrial Reports (CAIR). OMB Control Number: 0535—NEW. Summary of Collection: The Current Industrial Reports program was for 47 different surveys previously conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau (0607–0476), but discontinued on April 30, 2012. NASS is requesting the authority to reinstate nine data collection instruments previously used by the Census Bureau. NASS will separate the ethanol production questionnaire into a wet mill and a dry mill version. The eleven surveys will be referred to collectively as the Current Agricultural Industrial Reports (CAIR). Under the authority of the Census of Agriculture Act of 1997 (Pub. L. 105–113) and defined under Title 7, Sec. 2204(g), these surveys will be mandatory. Need and Use of the Information: The data from the CAIR surveys will supply data users with important information on the utilization of many of the crops, livestock, and poultry produced in the U.S. Data from these surveys is essential to measuring the consumption of agricultural products in the production of numerous consumer goods. The new data series will also supply vital information to data users on how much of these commodities were processed into fuels, cooking oils, flour, fabric, etc. The CAIR surveys will become an integral part of the 2012 Census of Agriculture and conducted as follow-onsurveys and will be conducted on relatively the same frequency and schedule as used by the Department of Commerce. These data are needed to provide a more complete picture of the importance of agriculture to the American population. Data from these instruments will be used to generate four separate publications. Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit. Number of Respondents: 2,050. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: One time. Total Burden Hours: 14,106. Charlene Parker, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–06870 Filed 3–27–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–20–P E:\FR\FM\28MRN1.SGM 28MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

March 24, 2014.
    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

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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.

Food Safety and Inspection Service

    Title: Advanced Meat Recovery Systems.
    OMB Control Number: 0583-0130.
    Summary of Collection: The Food Safety and Inspection Service 
(FSIS) has been delegated the authority to exercise the functions of 
the Secretary as provided in the Federal Meat Inspection Act (FMIA) (21 
U.S.C. 601 et seq.) This statutes mandate that FSIS protect the public 
by ensuring that meat products are safe, wholesome, not adulterated, 
and properly labeled and packaged. FSIS requires that official 
establishments that produce meat from Advanced Meat Recovery (AMR) 
systems ensure that bones used for AMR systems do not contain brain, 
trigeminal ganglia, or spinal cord; to test for calcium (at a different 
level than previously required), iron, spinal cord, and dorsal root 
ganglia (DRG); to document their testing protocols, to assess manner 
that does not cause product to be misbranded or adulterated; and to 
maintain records of their documentation and test results.
    Need and Use of the Information: FSIS will collect information from 
establishments to ensure that the meat product produced by the use of 
AMR systems is free from Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE).
    Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit.
    Number of Respondents: 56.
    Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: On occasion.
    Total Burden Hours: 25,209.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2014-06871 Filed 3-27-14; 8:45 am]
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