Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 20863-20864 [2014-08309]

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Lillian Salerno, Acting Administrator, Rural BusinessCooperative Programs. [FR Doc. 2014–08363 Filed 4–11–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–XY–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Utilities Service Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Rural Utilities Service, USDA. Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended), the Rural Utilities Service, an agency delivering the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Utilities Programs, invites comments on this information collection for which approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) will be requested. DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by June 13, 2014. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michele Brooks, Director, Program Development and Regulatory Analysis, USDA Rural Utilities Service, 1400 Independence Ave. SW., STOP 1522, Room 5162 South Building, Washington, DC 20250–1522. Telephone: (202) 690–1078. Email: Michele.Brooks@wdc.usda.gov. FAX: (202) 720–4120. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) regulation (5 CFR 1320) implementing provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13) requires that interested members of the public and affected agencies have an SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\14APN1.SGM 14APN1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 20864 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 71 / Monday, April 14, 2014 / Notices opportunity to comment on information collection and recordkeeping activities (see 5 CFR 1320.8(d)). This notice identifies an information collection that will be submitted to OMB for approval. Comments are invited on: (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 including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (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 appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments may be sent to: Michele Brooks, Director, Program Development and Regulatory Analysis, USDA Rural Utilities Service, STOP 1522, 1400 Independence Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20250–1522. Email: Michele.Brooks@wdc.usda.gov. FAX: (202) 720–4120. Title: 7 CFR part 1738, Rural Broadband Loans and Loan Guarantee Program. OMB Control Number: 0572–0130. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: The Rural Utilities Service (RUS) is authorized by Title VI, Rural Broadband Access, of the Rural Electrification Act of 1936, as amended (RE Act), to provide loans and loan guarantees to fund the cost of construction, improvement, or acquisition of facilities and equipment for the provision of broadband service in eligible rural communities in States and Territories of the United States. The term of the loans is based on the expected composite economic life based on the depreciation of the facilities financed. The term of the loan can be as high as 25 years or even longer. In the interest of protecting loan security and accomplishing the statutory objective of a sound program of rural broadband service access, Title VI of the RE Act requires that RUS make or guarantee a loan only if there is reasonable assurance that the loan, together with all outstanding loans and obligations of the borrower will be repaid in full within the time agreed. The items covered by this collection include forms and related documentation to support a loan application, including Form 532 and supporting documentation. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:39 Apr 11, 2014 Jkt 232001 Estimate of Burden: Public reporting for this collection of information is estimated to average 225 hours per response. Respondents: Businesses and Not-forprofit institutions. Estimated Number of Respondents: 25. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 2. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 10,544.50 hours. Copies of this information collection can be obtained from MaryPat Daskal, Program Development and Regulatory Analysis, at (202) 720–7853. FAX: (202) 720–4120. Email: MaryPat.Daskal@ wdc.usda.gov. 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. Dated: April 2, 2014. John Charles Padalino, Administrator, Rural Utilities Service. [FR Doc. 2014–08309 Filed 4–11–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Title: Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Voluntary Release Reports. OMB Control Number: 0648–0628. Form Number(s): NA. Type of Request: Regular submission (extension of a current information collection). Number of Respondents: 13. Average Hours per Response: 5 minutes. Burden Hours: 1. Needs and Uses: This request is for an extension of a currently approved information collection. Under the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (MSFMCA, 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.) the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is to ensure that conservation and management measures promote, to the extent practicable, implementation of scientific research programs that include the tagging and releasing of Atlantic highly migratory species (HMS). The currently approved PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 information collection allows the public to submit volunteered geographic and biological information relating to HMS releases in order to populate an interactive Web site mapping tool. This Web page attracts visitors who are interested in Atlantic HMS and contains information and links to promote HMS tagging programs that the general public can support or become involved with. All submissions are voluntary. Information is used to raise awareness for releasing Atlantic HMS and HMS tagging programs, and is not used as representative results. Affected Public: Individuals or households; business or other for-profit organizations. Frequency: On occasion. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. This information collection request may be viewed at reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view Department of Commerce collections currently under review by OMB. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov or fax to (202) 395–5806. Dated: April 8, 2014 Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–08224 Filed 4–11–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–JE–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XD220 Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. AGENCY: The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Mackerel-Squid-Butterfish (MSB) Monitoring Committee will meet twice via webinar to develop recommendations for future MSB specifications. SUMMARY: The first meeting will be Tuesday May 13, 2014, starting at 9 a.m. and ending by 11 a.m. The second meeting will be Tuesday May 27, 2014, starting at 9 a.m. and ending by 1 p.m. DATES: E:\FR\FM\14APN1.SGM 14APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 71 (Monday, April 14, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 20863-20864]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-08309]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Rural Utilities Service


Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

AGENCY: Rural Utilities Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 
U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended), the Rural Utilities Service, an agency 
delivering the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development 
Utilities Programs, invites comments on this information collection for 
which approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) will be 
requested.

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by June 13, 2014.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michele Brooks, Director, Program 
Development and Regulatory Analysis, USDA Rural Utilities Service, 1400 
Independence Ave. SW., STOP 1522, Room 5162 South Building, Washington, 
DC 20250-1522. Telephone: (202) 690-1078. Email: 
Michele.Brooks@wdc.usda.gov. FAX: (202) 720-4120.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) 
regulation (5 CFR 1320) implementing provisions of the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13) requires that interested members 
of the public and affected agencies have an

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opportunity to comment on information collection and recordkeeping 
activities (see 5 CFR 1320.8(d)). This notice identifies an information 
collection that will be submitted to OMB for approval.
    Comments are invited on: (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 including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used; (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 appropriate automated, 
electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology. Comments may be sent to: Michele 
Brooks, Director, Program Development and Regulatory Analysis, USDA 
Rural Utilities Service, STOP 1522, 1400 Independence Ave. SW., 
Washington, DC 20250-1522. Email: Michele.Brooks@wdc.usda.gov. FAX: 
(202) 720-4120.
    Title: 7 CFR part 1738, Rural Broadband Loans and Loan Guarantee 
Program.
    OMB Control Number: 0572-0130.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information 
collection.
    Abstract: The Rural Utilities Service (RUS) is authorized by Title 
VI, Rural Broadband Access, of the Rural Electrification Act of 1936, 
as amended (RE Act), to provide loans and loan guarantees to fund the 
cost of construction, improvement, or acquisition of facilities and 
equipment for the provision of broadband service in eligible rural 
communities in States and Territories of the United States. The term of 
the loans is based on the expected composite economic life based on the 
depreciation of the facilities financed. The term of the loan can be as 
high as 25 years or even longer. In the interest of protecting loan 
security and accomplishing the statutory objective of a sound program 
of rural broadband service access, Title VI of the RE Act requires that 
RUS make or guarantee a loan only if there is reasonable assurance that 
the loan, together with all outstanding loans and obligations of the 
borrower will be repaid in full within the time agreed. The items 
covered by this collection include forms and related documentation to 
support a loan application, including Form 532 and supporting 
documentation.
    Estimate of Burden: Public reporting for this collection of 
information is estimated to average 225 hours per response.
    Respondents: Businesses and Not-for-profit institutions.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 25.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 2.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 10,544.50 hours.
    Copies of this information collection can be obtained from MaryPat 
Daskal, Program Development and Regulatory Analysis, at (202) 720-7853. 
FAX: (202) 720-4120. Email: MaryPat.Daskal@wdc.usda.gov.
    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.

    Dated: April 2, 2014.
John Charles Padalino,
Administrator, Rural Utilities Service.
[FR Doc. 2014-08309 Filed 4-11-14; 8:45 am]
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