Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 57044 [2014-22676]

Download as PDF 57044 Notices Federal Register Vol. 79, No. 185 Wednesday, September 24, 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 asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES September 18, 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 24, 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 Sep<11>2014 18:41 Sep 23, 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. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Farm Service Agency AGENCY: Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–22676 Filed 9–23–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–05–P Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Tongass Advisory Committee; Meetings ACTION: Title: Volunteer Programs. OMB Control Number: 0560–0232. Summary of Collection: Section 1526 of the Food and Agriculture Act of 1981 (7 U.S.C. 2272) permits the Secretary of Agriculture to establish a program to use volunteers to perform a wide range of activities to carry out the programs of or supported by the Department of Agriculture (USDA). Each USDA agency is granted with the authority to establish programs designed to provide educationally related work assignments for students in non-pay status. USDA, Departmental Regulation 4230–1 requires documentation of service performed without compensation by persons who do not receive Federal appointment. This information collection request is necessary in order to continue implementation of the programs, which allow Agencies to use volunteers to perform a wide range of activities to carry out the programs of or supported by the Agency. Need and Use of the Information: Applicants who are accepted in the program will complete the ‘‘Service Agreement and Attendance Record.’’ The Farm Service Agency (FSA) will use the recorded information to respond to request for information on volunteers from the USDA Office of Human Resources Management. If the information were not collected for each volunteer, FSA would be unable to document service performed without compensation by persons in the program. Description of Respondents: Individuals or households. Number of Respondents: 60. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Annually. Total Burden Hours: 30. PO 00000 Forest Service Sfmt 4703 Forest Service, USDA. Notice of meetings. The Tongass Advisory Committee (Committee) will meet in Klawock, Alaska. The Committee is established consistent with the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C. App. 2). The most up to date information concerning the Committee, including meeting times and agendas can be found by visiting the Committee’s Web site at: http:// www.fs.usda.gov/goto/R10/Tongass/ TAC. The meeting is open to the public. DATES: The meeting will be held on: • October 8, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (AKDT). • October 9, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (AKDT). • October 10, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. All meetings are subject to change and cancellation. For status of the meetings prior to attendance, please contact the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Fireweed Lodge at 6851 Klawock Hollis Hwy, Klawock, AK 99925. For more information on the meeting or to attend please visit the Web site listed in the SUMMARY section, or contact Nicole McMurren at nmcmurren@fs.fed.us for further details. Written comments may be submitted as described under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. All comments, including names and addresses when provided, are placed in the record and available for public inspection and copying. The public may inspect comments received at the Tongass National Forest Office. Please call ahead to facilitate entry into the building. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nicole McMurren, Committee Coordinator, by phone at 907–772–5875, or by email at nmcmurren@fs.fed.us. Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday. E:\FR\FM\24SEN1.SGM 24SEN1

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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

September 18, 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 
24, 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.

Farm Service Agency

    Title: Volunteer Programs.
    OMB Control Number: 0560-0232.
    Summary of Collection: Section 1526 of the Food and Agriculture Act 
of 1981 (7 U.S.C. 2272) permits the Secretary of Agriculture to 
establish a program to use volunteers to perform a wide range of 
activities to carry out the programs of or supported by the Department 
of Agriculture (USDA). Each USDA agency is granted with the authority 
to establish programs designed to provide educationally related work 
assignments for students in non-pay status. USDA, Departmental 
Regulation 4230-1 requires documentation of service performed without 
compensation by persons who do not receive Federal appointment. This 
information collection request is necessary in order to continue 
implementation of the programs, which allow Agencies to use volunteers 
to perform a wide range of activities to carry out the programs of or 
supported by the Agency.
    Need and Use of the Information: Applicants who are accepted in the 
program will complete the ``Service Agreement and Attendance Record.'' 
The Farm Service Agency (FSA) will use the recorded information to 
respond to request for information on volunteers from the USDA Office 
of Human Resources Management. If the information were not collected 
for each volunteer, FSA would be unable to document service performed 
without compensation by persons in the program.
    Description of Respondents: Individuals or households.
    Number of Respondents: 60.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Annually.
    Total Burden Hours: 30.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2014-22676 Filed 9-23-14; 8:45 am]
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