Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License, 37273-37274 [2014-15344]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 126 / Tuesday, July 1, 2014 / Notices emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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 July 31, 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 Plant and Health Inspection Service Title: Importation of Hass Avocado ´ from Michoacan Mexico. OMB Control Number: 0579–0129. Summary of Collection: Under the Plant Protection Act (7 U.S.C. 7701—et seq.), the Secretary of Agriculture is authorized to prohibit or restrict the importation, entry, or movement of plants and plant pests, to prevent the introduction of plant pests into the United States or their dissemination within the United States. The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) regulations allow fresh Hass Avocados grown in approved orchards in Michoacan, Mexico to be imported into the United States under certain conditions. VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:00 Jun 30, 2014 Jkt 232001 37273 Need and Use of the Information: APHIS will collect information using form PPQ 587 ‘‘Application for Permit to Import Plants or Plant Products,’’ to ensure that fresh Hass Avocados from Mexico do not harbor insect pests (including Avocado stem weevils, seed weevils, and seed moths). The information collected will ensure that fresh Hass Avocados from Mexico do not harbor exotic insect pests that, if introduced into the United States, could inflict severe damage upon U.S. agriculture. Description of Respondents: Business or other for profit; Federal Government. Number of Respondents: 2,205. Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 105,558. program to prevent the artificial spread of the South American cactus moth within the United States. Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit; Federal Government. Number of Respondents: 7. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 11. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Title: South American Cactus Moth; Quarantine and Regulations. OMB Control Number: 0579–0337. Summary of Collection: Under the Plant Protection Act (7 U.S.C. 7701—et seq.), the Secretary of Agriculture is authorized to prohibit or restrict the importation, entry, or movement of plants and plant pests to prevent the introduction of plant pests into the United States or their dissemination within the United States. The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) regulations subpart, ‘‘SubpartSouth American Cactus Moth’’ (7 CFR part 301.55 through 301.55–9), restrict the interstate movement of regulated articles from quarantined areas into or through non-quarantined areas within the United States. Need and Use of the Information: APHIS will collect information using Limited Permit (PPQ Form 530), Certificate (PPQ Form 540) and Compliance Agreement (PPQ Form 519). The limited permits are used to authorize movement of regulated articles that are not certifiable to specified destination for processing, treatment, or utilization. The certificate is used for domestic movement of treated articles relating to quarantines. Certificates are issued for regulated articles when an inspector or other person authorized to issue certificates finds that the articles have met the conditions of the regulations and may be safely moved interstate without further restrictions. The Compliance agreements are provided for the convenience of persons who are involved in the growing, handling, or moving of regulated articles from quarantined areas. Without this information, APHIS could not provide an effective domestic quarantine Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–15340 Filed 6–30–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–34–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Agricultural Research Service Agricultural Research Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of intent. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to Trellis Growing Systems LLC of Fort Wayne, Indiana, an exclusive license to U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 14/267,141, ‘‘METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PRIMOCANE MANAGEMENT’’, filed on May 1, 2014. DATES: Comments must be received on or before July 31, 2014. ADDRESSES: Send comments to: USDA, ARS, Office of Technology Transfer, 5601 Sunnyside Avenue, Rm. 4–1174, Beltsville, Maryland 20705–5131. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mojdeh Bahar of the Office of Technology Transfer at the Beltsville address given above; telephone: 301– 504–5989. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Government’s patent rights in this invention are assigned to the United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of Agriculture. It is in the public interest to so license this invention as Trellis Growing Systems LLC of Fort Wayne, Indiana, has submitted a complete and sufficient application for a license. The prospective exclusive license will be royalty-bearing and will comply with the terms and conditions of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7. The prospective exclusive license may be granted unless, within thirty (30) days from the date of this published Notice, the Agricultural Research Service receives written evidence and argument which establishes that the grant of the license would not be consistent with the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\01JYN1.SGM 01JYN1 37274 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 126 / Tuesday, July 1, 2014 / Notices requirements of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7. Mojdeh Bahar, Assistant Administrator. [FR Doc. 2014–15344 Filed 6–30–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–03–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Housing Service Notice of Funding Availability of Applications (NOFA) for Section 514 Farm Labor Housing Loans and Section 516 Farm Labor Housing Grants for Off-Farm Housing for Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 Rural Housing Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This Notice announces the timeframe to submit pre-applications for Section 514 Farm Labor Housing (FLH) loans and Section 516 FLH grants for the construction of new off-farm FLH units and related facilities for domestic farm laborers and for the purchase and substantial rehabilitation of an existing non-FLH property. The intended purpose of these loans and grants is to increase the number of available housing units for domestic farm laborers. This Notice describes the method used to distribute funds, the application process, and submission requirements. SUMMARY: emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES DATESTHE DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF ALL APPLICATIONS IN RESPONSE TO THIS NOTICE IS 5:00 P.M., LOCAL TIME TO THE APPROPRIATE RURAL DEVELOPMENT STATE OFFICE ON SEPTEMBER 2, 2014. RURAL DEVELOPMENT WILL NOT CONSIDER ANY APPLICATION THAT IS RECEIVED AFTER THE DEADLINE UNLESS THE DATE AND TIME IS EXTENDED BY ANOTHER NOTICE PUBLISHED IN THE Federal Register. Applicants intending to mail applications must provide sufficient time to permit delivery on or before the deadline. Acceptance by a post office or private mailer does not constitute delivery. Facsimile (FAX) and postage due applications will not be accepted. ADDRESSES: Applicants wishing to submit an application in response to this Notice must contact the Rural Development State Office serving the State of the proposed off-farm labor housing project in order to receive further information and copies of the application package. You may find the addresses and contact information for each State office following this web link, http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/State OfficeAddresses.html. Rural Development will date and time stamp VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:00 Jun 30, 2014 Jkt 232001 incoming applications to evidence timely receipt and, upon request, will provide the applicant with a written acknowledgment of receipt. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mirna Reyes-Bible, Finance and Loan Analyst, Multi-Family Housing Preservation and Direct Loan Division, STOP 0781 (Room 1243–S), USDA Rural Development, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250– 0781, telephone: (202) 720–1753 (this is not a toll free number), or via email: mirna.reyesbible@wdc.usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Overview Federal Agency: Rural Housing Service. Funding Opportunity Title: Section 514 Farm Labor Housing Loans and Section 516 Farm Labor Housing Grants for Off-Farm Housing. Announcement Type: Initial funding request. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 10.405 and 10.427. Date: The deadline for receipt of all applications in response to this Notice is 5:00 p.m., local time to the appropriate Rural Development State Office on September 2, 2014. Rural Development will not consider any application that is received after the deadline unless the date and time is extended by another Notice published in the Federal Register. Applicants intending to mail applications must provide sufficient time to permit delivery on or before the deadline. Acceptance by a post office or private mailer does not constitute delivery. Facsimile (FAX) and postage due applications will not be accepted. I. Federal Award Description The funds available for FY 2014 for Off-Farm Labor Housing are as follows: for Section 514 Loans $23,854,913.53, for Section 516 grants $8,336,000 and for FLH Rental Assistance $1,500,000. Applications will only be accepted through the date and time listed in this Notice. All awards are subject to availability of funding. Individual requests may not exceed $3 million (total loan and grant). No State may receive more than 30 percent of available FLH funding available in FY 2014. If there are insufficient applications from around the country to exhaust Sections 514 and 516 funds available, the Agency may then exceed the 30 percent cap per State. Section 516 off-farm FLH grants may not exceed 90 percent of the total development cost (TDC) of the housing as defined in 7 CFR 3560.11. PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 If leveraged funds are going to be used and are in the form of tax credits, the applicant must include in its preapplication written evidence that a tax credit application has been submitted and accepted by the Housing Finance Agency (HFA). All applications that will receive any leveraged funds must have firm commitments in place within 12 months of the issuance of a ‘‘Notice of Pre-application Review Action,’’ Handbook Letter 103 (3560). Applicants without written evidence that a tax credit application has been submitted and accepted by the HFA must certify in writing they will apply for tax credits to the HFA and obtain a firm commitment within 12 months of the issuance of a ‘‘Notice of Pre-application Review Action.’’ Rental Assistance (RA) and operating assistance will be available for new construction in FY 2014. Operating assistance is explained at 7 CFR 3560.574 and may be used in lieu of tenant-specific RA in off-farm labor housing projects that serve migrant farm workers as defined in 7 CFR 3560.11, that are financed under Section 514 or section 516 (h) of the Housing Act of 1949, as amended (42 U.S.C. 1484 and 1486(h) respectively), and otherwise meet the requirements of 7 CFR 3560.574. II. Eligibility Information 1. Eligibility Housing Eligibility—Housing that is constructed with FLH loans and/or grants must meet Rural Development’s design and construction standards contained in 7 CFR part 1924, subparts A and C. Once constructed, off-farm FLH must be managed in accordance with 7 CFR part 3560. In addition, offfarm FLH must be operated on a nonprofit basis and tenancy must be open to all qualified domestic farm laborers, regardless at which farm they work. Section 514(f) (3) of the Housing Act of 1949, as amended (42 U.S.C. 1484(f) (3)) defines domestic farm laborers to include any person regardless of the person’s source of employment, who receives a substantial portion of his or her income from the primary production of agricultural or aqua cultural commodities in the unprocessed or processed stage, and also includes the person’s family. Tenant Eligibility—Tenant eligibility is limited to persons who meet the definition of a ‘‘disabled domestic farm laborer,’’ or ‘‘a domestic farm laborer,’’ or ‘‘retired domestic farm laborer,’’ as defined in 7 CFR 3560.11. Farm workers who are admitted to this country on a temporary basis under the Temporary E:\FR\FM\01JYN1.SGM 01JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 126 (Tuesday, July 1, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 37273-37274]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-15344]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Agricultural Research Service


Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License

AGENCY: Agricultural Research Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of intent.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of 
Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to Trellis 
Growing Systems LLC of Fort Wayne, Indiana, an exclusive license to 
U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 14/267,141, ``METHOD AND APPARATUS 
FOR PRIMOCANE MANAGEMENT'', filed on May 1, 2014.

DATES: Comments must be received on or before July 31, 2014.

ADDRESSES: Send comments to: USDA, ARS, Office of Technology Transfer, 
5601 Sunnyside Avenue, Rm. 4-1174, Beltsville, Maryland 20705-5131.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mojdeh Bahar of the Office of 
Technology Transfer at the Beltsville address given above; telephone: 
301-504-5989.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Government's patent rights in 
this invention are assigned to the United States of America, as 
represented by the Secretary of Agriculture. It is in the public 
interest to so license this invention as Trellis Growing Systems LLC of 
Fort Wayne, Indiana, has submitted a complete and sufficient 
application for a license. The prospective exclusive license will be 
royalty-bearing and will comply with the terms and conditions of 35 
U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7. The prospective exclusive license may be 
granted unless, within thirty (30) days from the date of this published 
Notice, the Agricultural Research Service receives written evidence and 
argument which establishes that the grant of the license would not be 
consistent with the

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requirements of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7.

Mojdeh Bahar,
Assistant Administrator.
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