Amended Opportunity for Designation in the Bloomington and Decatur, IL Areas; Request for Comments on the Official Agency Servicing This Area, 22092 [2014-08999]

Download as PDF 22092 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 76 / Monday, April 21, 2014 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration Amended Opportunity for Designation in the Bloomington and Decatur, IL Areas; Request for Comments on the Official Agency Servicing This Area Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA), USDA. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Central Illinois Grain Inspection, Inc. (Central Illinois) purchased Decatur Grain Inspection, Inc. (Decatur) and met the requirements specified in 7 CFR 800.196 (f)(2). A Federal Register Notice (79 FR 3172) was published to amend Central Illinois’ designation to include the former Decatur geographic area and was effective October 17, 2013 to March 31, 2014. In view of this, GIPSA is providing an additional opportunity to apply for designation for Central Illinois’ amended geographic area. GIPSA is designating Central Illinois to provide official services in the amended geographic area until a designee is selected and announced in the Federal Register. This period is not to exceed one year. We are asking persons or government agencies interested in providing official services in the areas presently served by this agency to submit an application for designation. In addition, we are providing an additional opportunity for comments on the quality of services provided by Central Illinois. DATES: Applications and comments must be received by May 21, 2014. ADDRESSES: Submit applications and comments concerning this notice using any of the following methods: • Applying for Designation on the Internet: Use FGISOnline (https:// fgis.gipsa.usda.gov/default_home_ FGIS.aspx) and then click on the Delegations/Designations and Export Registrations (DDR) link. You will need to obtain an FGISOnline customer number and USDA eAuthentication username and password prior to applying. • Submit Comments Using the Internet: Go to Regulations.gov (http:// www.regulations.gov). Instructions for submitting and reading comments are detailed on the site. • Mail, Courier or Hand Delivery: Eric J. Jabs, Acting Director, USDA, GIPSA, FGIS, QACD, 10383 North Ambassador Drive, Kansas City, MO 64153. • Fax: Eric J. Jabs, 816–872–1257. • Email: Eric.J.Jabs@usda.gov. ehiers on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:20 Apr 18, 2014 Jkt 232001 Read Applications and Comments: All applications and comments will be available for public inspection at the office above during regular business hours (7 CFR 1.27(c)). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eric J. Jabs, 816–659–8408 or Eric.J.Jabs@ usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 79(f) of the United States Grain Standards Act (USGSA) authorizes the Secretary to designate a qualified applicant to provide official services in a specified area after determining that the applicant is better able than any other applicant to provide such official services (7 U.S.C. 79 (f)). Under section 79(g) of the USGSA, designations of official agencies are effective for three years unless terminated by the Secretary, but may be renewed according to the criteria and procedures prescribed in section 79(f) of the USGSA. Areas Open for Designation Central Illinois Pursuant to Section 79(f)(2) of the United States Grain Standards Act, the following geographic area, in the State of Illinois, is assigned to this official agency. In Illinois Bounded on the North by State Route 18 east to U.S. Route 51; U.S. Route 51 south to State Route 17; State Route 17 east to Livingston County; and the Livingston County line east to State Route 47; Bounded on the East by State Route 47 south to State Route 116; State Route 116 west to Pontiac, which intersects with a straight line running north and south through Arrowsmith to the southern McLean County line; the southern McLean County line east to the eastern DeWitt County line; the eastern DeWitt County Line; the eastern Macon County line south to Interstate 72; Interstate 72 northeast to the eastern Piatt County line; the eastern Piatt, Moultrie, and Shelby County lines; Bounded on the South by the southern Shelby County line; and a straight line running along the southern Montgomery County line west to State Route 16 to a point approximately one mile northeast of Irving; Bounded on the West by a straight line from this point northeast to Stonington on State Route 48; a straight line from Stonington northwest to Elkhart on Interstate 55; a straight line from Elkhart northeast to the west side of Beason on State Route 10; State Route 10 west to the Logan County line; the western Logan County line; the southern Tazewell County line; the western Tazewell County line; the western PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Peoria County line north to Interstate 74; Interstate 74 southeast to State Route 116; State Route 116 north to State Route 26; and State Route 26 north to State Route 18. The following grain elevators are not part of this geographic area assignment and are assigned to: ChampaignDanville Grain Inspection Departments, Inc.: East Lincoln Farmers Grain Co., Lincoln, Logan County, Illinois; Okaw Cooperative, Cadwell, Moultrie County; ADM (3 elevators), Farmer City, Dewitt County; and Topflight Grain Company, Monticello, Piatt County, Illinois. Opportunity for Designation Interested persons or government agencies may apply for designation to provide official services in the geographic areas specified above under the provisions of section 79(f) of the USGSA and 7 CFR 800.196. Designation in the specified geographic area is for a period ending March 31, 2017. To apply for designation or for more information, contact Eric J. Jabs at the address listed above or visit GIPSA’s Web site at http://www.gipsa.usda.gov. Request for Comments We are publishing this notice to provide interested persons the opportunity to comment on the quality of services provided by the Central Illinois official agency. In the designation process, we are particularly interested in receiving comments citing reasons and pertinent data supporting or objecting to the designation of the applicants. Submit all comments to Eric J. Jabs at the above address or at http://www.regulations.gov. We consider applications, comments, and other available information when determining which applicants will be designated. Authority: 7 U.S.C. 71–87k. Susan Keith, Acting Administrator, Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration. [FR Doc. 2014–08999 Filed 4–18–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–KD–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE National Agricultural Statistics Service Notice of Intent To Seek Approval To Reinstate an Information Collection National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. 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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration


Amended Opportunity for Designation in the Bloomington and 
Decatur, IL Areas; Request for Comments on the Official Agency 
Servicing This Area

AGENCY: Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration 
(GIPSA), USDA.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Central Illinois Grain Inspection, Inc. (Central Illinois) 
purchased Decatur Grain Inspection, Inc. (Decatur) and met the 
requirements specified in 7 CFR 800.196 (f)(2). A Federal Register 
Notice (79 FR 3172) was published to amend Central Illinois' 
designation to include the former Decatur geographic area and was 
effective October 17, 2013 to March 31, 2014. In view of this, GIPSA is 
providing an additional opportunity to apply for designation for 
Central Illinois' amended geographic area. GIPSA is designating Central 
Illinois to provide official services in the amended geographic area 
until a designee is selected and announced in the Federal Register. 
This period is not to exceed one year. We are asking persons or 
government agencies interested in providing official services in the 
areas presently served by this agency to submit an application for 
designation. In addition, we are providing an additional opportunity 
for comments on the quality of services provided by Central Illinois.

DATES: Applications and comments must be received by May 21, 2014.

ADDRESSES: Submit applications and comments concerning this notice 
using any of the following methods:
     Applying for Designation on the Internet: Use FGISOnline 
(https://fgis.gipsa.usda.gov/default_home_FGIS.aspx) and then click 
on the Delegations/Designations and Export Registrations (DDR) link. 
You will need to obtain an FGISOnline customer number and USDA 
eAuthentication username and password prior to applying.
     Submit Comments Using the Internet: Go to Regulations.gov 
(http://www.regulations.gov). Instructions for submitting and reading 
comments are detailed on the site.
     Mail, Courier or Hand Delivery: Eric J. Jabs, Acting 
Director, USDA, GIPSA, FGIS, QACD, 10383 North Ambassador Drive, Kansas 
City, MO 64153.
     Fax: Eric J. Jabs, 816-872-1257.
     Email: Eric.J.Jabs@usda.gov.
    Read Applications and Comments: All applications and comments will 
be available for public inspection at the office above during regular 
business hours (7 CFR 1.27(c)).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eric J. Jabs, 816-659-8408 or 
Eric.J.Jabs@usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 79(f) of the United States Grain 
Standards Act (USGSA) authorizes the Secretary to designate a qualified 
applicant to provide official services in a specified area after 
determining that the applicant is better able than any other applicant 
to provide such official services (7 U.S.C. 79 (f)). Under section 
79(g) of the USGSA, designations of official agencies are effective for 
three years unless terminated by the Secretary, but may be renewed 
according to the criteria and procedures prescribed in section 79(f) of 
the USGSA.

Areas Open for Designation

Central Illinois

    Pursuant to Section 79(f)(2) of the United States Grain Standards 
Act, the following geographic area, in the State of Illinois, is 
assigned to this official agency. In Illinois
    Bounded on the North by State Route 18 east to U.S. Route 51; U.S. 
Route 51 south to State Route 17; State Route 17 east to Livingston 
County; and the Livingston County line east to State Route 47;
    Bounded on the East by State Route 47 south to State Route 116; 
State Route 116 west to Pontiac, which intersects with a straight line 
running north and south through Arrowsmith to the southern McLean 
County line; the southern McLean County line east to the eastern DeWitt 
County line; the eastern DeWitt County Line; the eastern Macon County 
line south to Interstate 72; Interstate 72 northeast to the eastern 
Piatt County line; the eastern Piatt, Moultrie, and Shelby County 
lines;
    Bounded on the South by the southern Shelby County line; and a 
straight line running along the southern Montgomery County line west to 
State Route 16 to a point approximately one mile northeast of Irving;
    Bounded on the West by a straight line from this point northeast to 
Stonington on State Route 48; a straight line from Stonington northwest 
to Elkhart on Interstate 55; a straight line from Elkhart northeast to 
the west side of Beason on State Route 10; State Route 10 west to the 
Logan County line; the western Logan County line; the southern Tazewell 
County line; the western Tazewell County line; the western Peoria 
County line north to Interstate 74; Interstate 74 southeast to State 
Route 116; State Route 116 north to State Route 26; and State Route 26 
north to State Route 18.
    The following grain elevators are not part of this geographic area 
assignment and are assigned to: Champaign-Danville Grain Inspection 
Departments, Inc.: East Lincoln Farmers Grain Co., Lincoln, Logan 
County, Illinois; Okaw Cooperative, Cadwell, Moultrie County; ADM (3 
elevators), Farmer City, Dewitt County; and Topflight Grain Company, 
Monticello, Piatt County, Illinois.

Opportunity for Designation

    Interested persons or government agencies may apply for designation 
to provide official services in the geographic areas specified above 
under the provisions of section 79(f) of the USGSA and 7 CFR 800.196. 
Designation in the specified geographic area is for a period ending 
March 31, 2017. To apply for designation or for more information, 
contact Eric J. Jabs at the address listed above or visit GIPSA's Web 
site at http://www.gipsa.usda.gov.

Request for Comments

    We are publishing this notice to provide interested persons the 
opportunity to comment on the quality of services provided by the 
Central Illinois official agency. In the designation process, we are 
particularly interested in receiving comments citing reasons and 
pertinent data supporting or objecting to the designation of the 
applicants. Submit all comments to Eric J. Jabs at the above address or 
at http://www.regulations.gov.
    We consider applications, comments, and other available information 
when determining which applicants will be designated.

    Authority: 7 U.S.C. 71-87k.

Susan Keith,
Acting Administrator, Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards 
Administration.
[FR Doc. 2014-08999 Filed 4-18-14; 8:45 am]
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