Notice of Request for Extension of Approval of an Information Collection; Importation of Baby Squash and Baby Courgettes From Zambia, 47613-47614 [2014-19174]

Download as PDF tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 157 / Thursday, August 14, 2014 / Notices previous collection. By adding these two activities to this information collection, the estimated total annual burden on respondents has increased from 122 hours to 284 hours, and the estimated annual number of responses has increased from 141 to 100,148. However, the estimate of burden has decreased from 0.8652 hours per response to 0.002 hours per response. We are asking the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve our use of these information collection activities, as described, for an additional 3 years. The purpose of this notice is to solicit comments from the public (as well as affected agencies) concerning our information collection. These comments will help us: (1) Evaluate 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; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the burden of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, through use, as appropriate, of automated, electronic, mechanical, and other collection technologies; e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Estimate of burden: The public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 0.002 hours per response. Respondents: Shippers and producers of fresh pitaya and the national plant protection organizations in Central America. Estimated annual number of respondents: 27. Estimated annual number of responses per respondent: 3,709. Estimated annual number of responses: 100,148. Estimated total annual burden on respondents: 284 hours. (Due to averaging, the total annual burden hours may not equal the product of the annual number of responses multiplied by the reporting burden per response.) 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. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:42 Aug 13, 2014 Jkt 232001 Done in Washington, DC, this 8th day of August 2014. Kevin Shea, Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. [FR Doc. 2014–19176 Filed 8–13–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–34–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service [Docket No. APHIS–2014–0067] Notice of Request for Extension of Approval of an Information Collection; Importation of Baby Squash and Baby Courgettes From Zambia Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA. ACTION: Extension of approval of an information collection; comment request. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service’s intention to request an extension of approval of an information collection associated with the regulations for the importation of baby squash and baby courgettes from Zambia into the continental United States. SUMMARY: We will consider all comments that we receive on or before October 14, 2014. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by either of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov/ #!docketDetail;D=APHIS-2014-0067. • Postal Mail/Commercial Delivery: Send your comment to Docket No. APHIS–2014–0067, Regulatory Analysis and Development, PPD, APHIS, Station 3A–03.8, 4700 River Road Unit 118, Riverdale, MD 20737–1238. Supporting documents and any comments we receive on this docket may be viewed at http:// www.regulations.gov/ #!docketDetail;D=APHIS-2014-0067 or in our reading room, which is located in Room 1141 of the USDA South Building, 14th Street and Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC. Normal reading room hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays. To be sure someone is there to help you, please call (202) 799–7039 before coming. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information on the importation of baby squash and baby courgettes from Zambia, contact Mr. Dennis Martin, DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 47613 Trade Director, PIM, PPQ, APHIS, 4700 River Road Unit 140, Riverdale, MD 20737; (301) 851–2033. For copies of more detailed information on the information collection, contact Mrs. Celeste Sickles, APHIS’ Information Collection Coordinator, at (301) 851– 2908. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Importation of Baby Squash and Baby Courgettes From Zambia. OMB Control Number: 0579–0347. Type of Request: Extension of approval of an information collection. Abstract: The Plant Protection Act (PPA, 7 U.S.C. 7701 et seq.) authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture to restrict the importation, entry, or interstate movement of plants, plant products, and other articles to prevent the introduction of plant pests into the United States or their dissemination within the United States. Regulations authorized by the PPA concerning the importation of fruits and vegetables into the United States from certain parts of the world are contained in ‘‘Subpart— Fruits and Vegetables’’ (7 CFR 319.56– 1 through 319.56–69). Section 319.56–48 provides for the importation of baby squash and baby courgettes from Zambia into the continental United States under certain conditions. These regulations require the use of certain information collection activities, such as inspection of greenhouses, labeling of cartons, maintaining required trapping records, and phytosanitary certificates issued by the national plant protection organization (NPPO) of Zambia with an additional declaration that the baby squash or baby courgettes were produced in accordance with the regulations. We are asking the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve our use of these information collection activities for an additional 3 years. The purpose of this notice is to solicit comments from the public (as well as affected agencies) concerning our information collection. These comments will help us: (1) Evaluate 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; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the burden of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who E:\FR\FM\14AUN1.SGM 14AUN1 47614 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 157 / Thursday, August 14, 2014 / Notices are to respond, through use, as appropriate, of automated, electronic, mechanical, and other collection technologies; e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Estimate of burden: The public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 1 hour per response. Respondents: Packinghouse officials and the NPPO of Zambia. Estimated annual number of respondents: 2. Estimated annual number of responses per respondent: 2. Estimated annual number of responses: 4. Estimated total annual burden on respondents: 4 hours. (Due to averaging, the total annual burden hours may not equal the product of the annual number of responses multiplied by the reporting burden per response.) 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. their comments verbally at the meeting, or who desire additional information should contact Angelica Trevino, Western Regional Office, at (213) 894– 3437, (or for hearing impaired TDD 913– 551–1414), or by email to atrevino@ usccr.gov. Hearing-impaired persons who will attend the meeting and require the services of a sign language interpreter should contact the Regional Office at least ten (10) working days before the scheduled date of the meeting. Records generated from this meeting may be inspected and reproduced at the Western Regional Office, as they become available, both before and after the meeting. Persons interested in the work of this advisory committee are advised to go to the Commission’s Web site, www.usccr.gov, or to contact the Western Regional Office at the above email or street address. The meeting will be conducted pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the Commission and FACA. Done in Washington, DC, this 8th day of August 2014. Kevin Shea, Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. Dated in Chicago, IL, August 8, 2014. David Mussatt, Chief, Regional Programs Coordination Unit. [FR Doc. 2014–19193 Filed 8–13–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6335–01–P [FR Doc. 2014–19174 Filed 8–13–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–34–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Agenda and Notice of Public Meeting of the Arizona Advisory Committee tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS 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: Northeast Region Observer Providers. OMB Control Number: 0648–0546. Form Number(s): NA. Type of Request: Regular submission (extension of a current information collection). Number of Respondents: 565. Average Hours per Response: Application for approval of observer service provider, 10 hours; applicant response to denial of application for approval of observer service provider, 10 hours; observer service provider request for observer training, 30 minutes; observer deployment report, 10 minutes; observer availability report, 10 minutes; safety refusal report, 30 minutes; submission of raw observer data, 5 minutes; observer debriefing, 2 hours; biological samples, 5 minutes; Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (Commission) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) that a planning meeting the Arizona Advisory Committee (Committee) to the Commission will be held on Tuesday, August 26, 2014, at the Burton Barr Central Library, Meeting Room A, 1221 N. Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85004. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 2:00 p.m. and adjourn at approximately 4:00 p.m. The purpose of the meeting is for the Committee to receive an orientation and to discuss project ideas for the coming program year. Members of the public are entitled to submit written comments. The comments must be received in the Western Regional Office of the Commission by September 26, 2014. The address is Western Regional Office, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 300 N. Los Angeles Street, Suite 2010, Los Angeles, CA 90012. Persons wishing to email their comments, or to present VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:42 Aug 13, 2014 Jkt 232001 PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 rebuttal of pending removal from list of approved observer service providers, 8 hours; vessel request to observer service provider for procurement of a certified observer, 25 minutes; vessel request for waiver of observer coverage requirement, 5 minutes; observer contact list updates, 5 minutes; observer availability updates, 1 minute; service provider material submissions, 30 minutes; service provider contracts, 30 minutes. Burden Hours: 5,675. Needs and Uses: This request is for extension of a currently approved information collection. Under the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, the Secretary of Commerce (Secretary) has the responsibility for the conservation and management of marine fishery resources. Much of this responsibility has been delegated to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)/National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS). Under this stewardship role, the Secretary was given certain regulatory authorities to ensure the most beneficial uses of these resources. One of the regulatory steps taken to carry out the conservation and management objectives is to collect data from users of the resource. Regulations at 50 CFR 648.11(g) require observer service providers to comply with specific requirements in order to operate as an approved provider in the Atlantic sea scallop (scallop) fishery. Observer service providers must comply with the following requirements: submit applications for approval as an observer service provider; formally request observer training by the Northeast Fisheries Observer Program (NEFOP); submit observer deployment reports and biological samples; give notification of whether a vessel must carry an observer within 24 hours of the vessel owner’s notification of a prospective trip; maintain an updated contact list of all observers that includes the observer identification number; observer’s name mailing address, email address, phone numbers, homeports or fisheries/trip types assigned, and whether or not the observer is ‘‘in service.’’ The regulations also require observer service providers submit any outreach materials, such as informational pamphlets, payment notification, and descriptions of observer duties as well as all contracts between the service provider and entities requiring observer services for review to NMFS/NEFOP. Observer service providers also have the option to respond to application denials, and submit a rebuttal in response to a E:\FR\FM\14AUN1.SGM 14AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

[Docket No. APHIS-2014-0067]


Notice of Request for Extension of Approval of an Information 
Collection; Importation of Baby Squash and Baby Courgettes From Zambia

AGENCY: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA.

ACTION: Extension of approval of an information collection; comment 
request.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this 
notice announces the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service's 
intention to request an extension of approval of an information 
collection associated with the regulations for the importation of baby 
squash and baby courgettes from Zambia into the continental United 
States.

DATES: We will consider all comments that we receive on or before 
October 14, 2014.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by either of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov/#!docketDetail;D=APHIS-2014-0067.
     Postal Mail/Commercial Delivery: Send your comment to 
Docket No. APHIS-2014-0067, Regulatory Analysis and Development, PPD, 
APHIS, Station 3A-03.8, 4700 River Road Unit 118, Riverdale, MD 20737-
1238.
    Supporting documents and any comments we receive on this docket may 
be viewed at http://www.regulations.gov/#!docketDetail;D=APHIS-2014-
0067 or in our reading room, which is located in Room 1141 of the USDA 
South Building, 14th Street and Independence Avenue SW., Washington, 
DC. Normal reading room hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through 
Friday, except holidays. To be sure someone is there to help you, 
please call (202) 799-7039 before coming.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information on the importation of 
baby squash and baby courgettes from Zambia, contact Mr. Dennis Martin, 
Trade Director, PIM, PPQ, APHIS, 4700 River Road Unit 140, Riverdale, 
MD 20737; (301) 851-2033. For copies of more detailed information on 
the information collection, contact Mrs. Celeste Sickles, APHIS' 
Information Collection Coordinator, at (301) 851-2908.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Importation of Baby Squash and Baby Courgettes From Zambia.
    OMB Control Number: 0579-0347.
    Type of Request: Extension of approval of an information 
collection.
    Abstract: The Plant Protection Act (PPA, 7 U.S.C. 7701 et seq.) 
authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture to restrict the importation, 
entry, or interstate movement of plants, plant products, and other 
articles to prevent the introduction of plant pests into the United 
States or their dissemination within the United States. Regulations 
authorized by the PPA concerning the importation of fruits and 
vegetables into the United States from certain parts of the world are 
contained in ``Subpart--Fruits and Vegetables'' (7 CFR 319.56-1 through 
319.56-69).
    Section 319.56-48 provides for the importation of baby squash and 
baby courgettes from Zambia into the continental United States under 
certain conditions. These regulations require the use of certain 
information collection activities, such as inspection of greenhouses, 
labeling of cartons, maintaining required trapping records, and 
phytosanitary certificates issued by the national plant protection 
organization (NPPO) of Zambia with an additional declaration that the 
baby squash or baby courgettes were produced in accordance with the 
regulations.
    We are asking the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve 
our use of these information collection activities for an additional 3 
years.
    The purpose of this notice is to solicit comments from the public 
(as well as affected agencies) concerning our information collection. 
These comments will help us:
    (1) Evaluate 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;
    (2) Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the burden of the 
collection of information, including the validity of the methodology 
and assumptions used;
    (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to 
be collected; and
    (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those 
who

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are to respond, through use, as appropriate, of automated, electronic, 
mechanical, and other collection technologies; e.g., permitting 
electronic submission of responses.
    Estimate of burden: The public reporting burden for this collection 
of information is estimated to average 1 hour per response.
    Respondents: Packinghouse officials and the NPPO of Zambia.
    Estimated annual number of respondents: 2.
    Estimated annual number of responses per respondent: 2.
    Estimated annual number of responses: 4.
    Estimated total annual burden on respondents: 4 hours. (Due to 
averaging, the total annual burden hours may not equal the product of 
the annual number of responses multiplied by the reporting burden per 
response.)
    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.

    Done in Washington, DC, this 8th day of August 2014.
Kevin Shea,
Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
[FR Doc. 2014-19174 Filed 8-13-14; 8:45 am]
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