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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

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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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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 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.

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 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]
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