Notice of Request for New Approval of Information Collection, 55747 [2014-22124]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 180 / Wednesday, September 17, 2014 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Foreign Agricultural Service Notice of Request for New Approval of Information Collection AGENCY: Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA. Notice and request for comments. ACTION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces that the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) intends to request a new approval of an information collection process for the Trade Show Evaluation form that is used in support of FAS’ Exporter Assistance Programs. DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by November 17, 2014 to be assured of consideration. Request for Comments: Send comments regarding (a) whether the proposed 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 the burden of the proposed collection of information including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of automated electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments and questions regarding the Trade Show Evaluation forms should be sent to: Maria Nemeth-Ek, Deputy Director, Trade Services Staff, Office of Trade Programs, Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Stop 1020, Washington, DC 20250–1020. All written comments received will be available for public inspection at the above address during business hours from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Maria Nemeth-Ek at the address stated above or telephone (202) 720–3623, or by email at: Maria.Nemeth-Ek@ fas.usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Trade Show Evaluation Forms. OMB Number: 0551–New. Type of Request: New approval of information collection process. Abstract: FAS requests the approval of a Trade Show Evaluation form used to collect information from participants mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:24 Sep 16, 2014 Jkt 232001 of USDA/FAS-endorsed trade shows. This form is used by FAS’ Office of Trade Programs/Trade Services Staff (OTP/TSS) to gather feedback from participants in USDA-endorsed trade shows and helps to improve the services provided by FAS. This form will also allow FAS to capture information about the companies’ experiences at the trade show in a more concise manner and update contact information of the offices responsible for managing the trade show program. Each year a certain number of trade shows are selected to be endorsed by USDA/FAS, to host a U.S.A. Pavilion for U.S. companies to promote their products to foreign buyers. A list of USDA endorsed shows is available at: www.fas.usda.gov/topics/exporting/ trade-shows. The data collected through the Trade Show Evaluation form is tabulated by FAS to provide information on performance measures that track progress towards attaining FAS’ export objectives. This information is necessary to manage, plan, and evaluate the effectiveness of FAS’ services, which are intended to help U.S. companies market and sell their products overseas. Estimate of Burden: The burden to U.S. exporters is estimated to average 0.13 hours (8 minutes) per response. Respondents: U.S. agricultural exporters of food, farm, and forest products. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1400 per annum. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1 per annum. Estimated Total Annual Burden of Respondents: 182 hours per annum. Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Connie Ehrhart, the Agency Information Collection Coordinator, at (202) 690–1578. 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. Persons with disabilities who require an alternative means to communicate information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) should contact USDA’s Target Center at (202) 720–2600 (voice and TDD). Dated: September 5, 2014. Philip C. Karsting, Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service. [FR Doc. 2014–22124 Filed 9–16–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–10–P PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 55747 BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS Privacy Act of 1974; New System of Records The Broadcasting Board of Governors. ACTION: Notice of a new system of records. AGENCY: BBG proposes to add a new financial and acquisition management system to its inventory of records system subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 522a), as amended. The primary purpose of the system are: (a) To integrate program, budgetary, financial, travel, and procurement information; (b) To ensure that agency financial and procurement activities are in conformance with laws, existing rules and regulations, good business practices; (c) To maintain information at the proper account and/or organizational level for agency operations. This action is necessary to meet the requirement of the Privacy Act to publish in the Federal Register notice of the existence and character of records maintained by the agency (5 U.S.C. 522a(e)(4)). SUMMARY: This action will be effective without further notice on October 27, 2014, unless comments are received that would result in a contrary determination. DATES: Send written comments to the Broadcasting Board of Governors, ATTN: Paul Kollmer, Chief Privacy Officer, 330 Independence Avenue, Room 3349, Washington, DC 20237. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Renea Ramos, cfo-financial-operations@ bbg.gov. 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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Foreign Agricultural Service


Notice of Request for New Approval of Information Collection

AGENCY: Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this 
notice announces that the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) intends to 
request a new approval of an information collection process for the 
Trade Show Evaluation form that is used in support of FAS' Exporter 
Assistance Programs.

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by November 17, 2014 to 
be assured of consideration.
    Request for Comments: Send comments regarding (a) whether the 
proposed 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 the burden of the proposed collection of 
information including the validity of the methodology and assumptions 
used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the 
collection of information on those who are to respond, including 
through the use of automated electronic, mechanical, or other 
technological collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology. Comments and questions regarding the Trade Show Evaluation 
forms should be sent to: Maria Nemeth-Ek, Deputy Director, Trade 
Services Staff, Office of Trade Programs, Foreign Agricultural Service, 
U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Stop 
1020, Washington, DC 20250-1020. All written comments received will be 
available for public inspection at the above address during business 
hours from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Maria Nemeth-Ek at the address stated 
above or telephone (202) 720-3623, or by email at: Maria.Nemeth-Ek@fas.usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Trade Show Evaluation Forms.
    OMB Number: 0551-New.
    Type of Request: New approval of information collection process.
    Abstract: FAS requests the approval of a Trade Show Evaluation form 
used to collect information from participants of USDA/FAS-endorsed 
trade shows. This form is used by FAS' Office of Trade Programs/Trade 
Services Staff (OTP/TSS) to gather feedback from participants in USDA-
endorsed trade shows and helps to improve the services provided by FAS. 
This form will also allow FAS to capture information about the 
companies' experiences at the trade show in a more concise manner and 
update contact information of the offices responsible for managing the 
trade show program.
    Each year a certain number of trade shows are selected to be 
endorsed by USDA/FAS, to host a U.S.A. Pavilion for U.S. companies to 
promote their products to foreign buyers. A list of USDA endorsed shows 
is available at: www.fas.usda.gov/topics/exporting/trade-shows.
    The data collected through the Trade Show Evaluation form is 
tabulated by FAS to provide information on performance measures that 
track progress towards attaining FAS' export objectives. This 
information is necessary to manage, plan, and evaluate the 
effectiveness of FAS' services, which are intended to help U.S. 
companies market and sell their products overseas.
    Estimate of Burden: The burden to U.S. exporters is estimated to 
average 0.13 hours (8 minutes) per response.
    Respondents: U.S. agricultural exporters of food, farm, and forest 
products.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1400 per annum.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1 per annum.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden of Respondents: 182 hours per annum.
    Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Connie 
Ehrhart, the Agency Information Collection Coordinator, at (202) 690-
1578.
    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. Persons with disabilities who require an alternative 
means to communicate information (Braille, large print, audiotape, 
etc.) should contact USDA's Target Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and 
TDD).

    Dated: September 5, 2014.
Philip C. Karsting,
Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service.
[FR Doc. 2014-22124 Filed 9-16-14; 8:45 am]
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