Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 52297 [2014-20828]

Download as PDF 52297 Notices Federal Register Vol. 79, No. 170 Wednesday, September 3, 2014 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 appearing in this section. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES August 27, 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 October 3, 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:40 Sep 02, 2014 Jkt 232001 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. National Institute of Food and Agriculture Title: Application Package and Reporting Requirements for the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program (VMLRP). OMB Control Number: 0524–0047. Summary of Collection: In January 2003, the National Veterinary Medical Service Act (NVMSA) was passed into law adding section 1415A to the National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 1997. This law established a new Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program (VMLRP) (7 U.S.C. 3151a) authorizing the Secretary of Agriculture to carry out a program of entering into agreements with veterinarians under which they agree to provide veterinary services in veterinarian shortage situations. The purpose of the program is to assure an adequate supply of trained food animal veterinarians in shortage situations and provide USDA with a pool of veterinary specialists to assist in the control and eradication of animal disease outbreaks. Need and Use of the Information: The information collected allows the National Institute of Food and Agriculture to request from VMLRP applicants’ information related to eligibility, qualification, career interests, and recommendations necessary to evaluate their applications for repayment of educational indebtedness in return for agreeing to provide veterinary services in veterinarian shortage situations. The information will also be used to determine an applicant’s eligibility for participation in the program. Description of Respondents: Individuals or households; Business or other for-profit. Number of Respondents: 600. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Biennially. Total Burden Hours: 1,350. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–20828 Filed 9–2–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–09–P PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Agricultural Marketing Service [Doc. No. AMS–FV–14–0067] Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is announcing a meeting of the Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee (Committee). The meeting is being convened to examine the full spectrum of fruit and vegetable issues and provide recommendations and ideas to the Secretary of Agriculture on how the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) can tailor programs and services to better meet the needs of the U.S. produce industry. The meeting is open to the public. This notice sets forth the schedule and location for the meeting. DATES: Monday, September 29, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Tuesday, September 30, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: The Committee meeting will be held at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City Hotel, at 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia 22202. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marlene Betts, Acting Designated Federal Official, USDA, AMS, Fruit and Vegetable Program; Telephone: (202) 720–3334; Email: Marlene.betts@ams.usda.gov. Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA)(5 U.S.C. App.), the Secretary of Agriculture (Secretary) established the Committee in 2001, to examine the full spectrum of issues faced by the fruit and vegetable industry and to provide suggestions and ideas to the Secretary on how USDA can tailor its programs to meet the fruit and vegetable industry’s needs. The Committee was re-chartered in July 2013, for a two-year period. A notice soliciting nominations was published in the Federal Register on November 25, 2013 (78 FR 70259). The Secretary appointed members to the Committee in July 2014. Each member serves either a two or three-year term, SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\03SEN1.SGM 03SEN1

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statements of organization and functions are examples of documents 
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

August 27, 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 October 
3, 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: 
OIRASubmission@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.

National Institute of Food and Agriculture

    Title: Application Package and Reporting Requirements for the 
Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program (VMLRP).
    OMB Control Number: 0524-0047.
    Summary of Collection: In January 2003, the National Veterinary 
Medical Service Act (NVMSA) was passed into law adding section 1415A to 
the National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act 
of 1997. This law established a new Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment 
Program (VMLRP) (7 U.S.C. 3151a) authorizing the Secretary of 
Agriculture to carry out a program of entering into agreements with 
veterinarians under which they agree to provide veterinary services in 
veterinarian shortage situations. The purpose of the program is to 
assure an adequate supply of trained food animal veterinarians in 
shortage situations and provide USDA with a pool of veterinary 
specialists to assist in the control and eradication of animal disease 
outbreaks.
    Need and Use of the Information: The information collected allows 
the National Institute of Food and Agriculture to request from VMLRP 
applicants' information related to eligibility, qualification, career 
interests, and recommendations necessary to evaluate their applications 
for repayment of educational indebtedness in return for agreeing to 
provide veterinary services in veterinarian shortage situations. The 
information will also be used to determine an applicant's eligibility 
for participation in the program.
    Description of Respondents: Individuals or households; Business or 
other for-profit.
    Number of Respondents: 600.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Biennially.
    Total Burden Hours: 1,350.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2014-20828 Filed 9-2-14; 8:45 am]
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