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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 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:02 Jul 28, 2014 Jkt 232001 displays a currently valid OMB control number. 30-day Federal Register Notice Food and Nutrition Service Title: The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Nutrition Education Study OMB Control Number: 0584–NEW Summary of Collection: The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (Pub. L. 111–296, Sect 305) mandates programs under it authorization to cooperate with U.S. Department of Agriculture program research and evaluation activities. The mandate applies to Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) agencies. Through Federal grants to States, WIC provides supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education to low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and nonbreastfeeding postpartum women and to infants and children who are found to be at nutritional risk. By Federal directive, all WIC participants have the opportunity to participate in nutrition education at least two times during a 6-month period of eligibility or quarterly for a 12-month period. The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is conducting the WIC Nutrition Education Study to provide a nationally representative description of how nutrition education is currently being provided to WIC recipients across the country. Need and Use of the Information: FNS will conduct a study of the impact of nutrition education on WIC participants’ nutrition and physical activity behaviors. The study will provide FNS with a better understanding of nutrition education practices and methods used by WIC and of the effectiveness of current WIC nutrition education services. The objectives of the study are to (1) provide a comprehensive nationally representative description of WIC nutrition education and (2) conduct a pilot study in six WIC sites to demonstrate and refine an evaluation of the impact of WIC nutrition education on participants’ nutrition and physical activity behaviors. Description of Respondents: Individuals or household; State, Local or Tribal Government Number of Respondents: 3,366 PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Other (one time) Total Burden Hours: 1,201 Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–17765 Filed 7–28–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–30–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request July 23, 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 August 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 E:\FR\FM\29JYN1.SGM 29JYN1

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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 
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

July 23, 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 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.

30-day Federal Register Notice

Food and Nutrition Service

    Title: The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, 
Infants, and Children (WIC) Nutrition Education Study
    OMB Control Number: 0584-NEW
    Summary of Collection: The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 
(Pub. L. 111-296, Sect 305) mandates programs under it authorization to 
cooperate with U.S. Department of Agriculture program research and 
evaluation activities. The mandate applies to Special Supplemental 
Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) agencies. 
Through Federal grants to States, WIC provides supplemental foods, 
health care referrals, and nutrition education to low-income pregnant, 
breastfeeding, and nonbreastfeeding postpartum women and to infants and 
children who are found to be at nutritional risk. By Federal directive, 
all WIC participants have the opportunity to participate in nutrition 
education at least two times during a 6-month period of eligibility or 
quarterly for a 12-month period. The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) 
is conducting the WIC Nutrition Education Study to provide a nationally 
representative description of how nutrition education is currently 
being provided to WIC recipients across the country.
    Need and Use of the Information: FNS will conduct a study of the 
impact of nutrition education on WIC participants' nutrition and 
physical activity behaviors. The study will provide FNS with a better 
understanding of nutrition education practices and methods used by WIC 
and of the effectiveness of current WIC nutrition education services. 
The objectives of the study are to (1) provide a comprehensive 
nationally representative description of WIC nutrition education and 
(2) conduct a pilot study in six WIC sites to demonstrate and refine an 
evaluation of the impact of WIC nutrition education on participants' 
nutrition and physical activity behaviors.
    Description of Respondents: Individuals or household; State, Local 
or Tribal Government
    Number of Respondents: 3,366
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Other (one time)
    Total Burden Hours: 1,201

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2014-17765 Filed 7-28-14; 8:45 am]
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