Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 57869 [2014-22874]

Download as PDF 57869 Notices Federal Register Vol. 79, No. 187 Friday, September 26, 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 September 22, 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:14 Sep 25, 2014 Jkt 232001 displays a currently valid OMB control number. ACTION: Food and Nutrition Service The Department of Agriculture (USDA) seeks comments on the intent of the U.S. National Arboretum (USNA) to renew an information collection that expires February 28, 2015. The information collection serves as a means to collect for certain use of the facilities, grounds, programs and services. This includes fees for educational programs and workshops and for use of the grounds and facilities, as well as for commercial photography and cinematography. Fees generated will be used to defray USNA expenses or to promote the missions of the USNA. DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by November 25, 2014 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • Email: margaret.pooler@ ars.usda.gov. • Fax: 202–245–4514 • Mail: Director, U.S. National Arboretum, Beltsville Area, Agricultural Research Service, 3501 New York Avenue NE., Washington, DC 20002 • Hand Delivery/Courier: Director, U.S. National Arboretum, Beltsville Area, Agricultural Research Service, 3501 New York Avenue NE., Washington, DC 20002. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Use of the Grounds and Facilities as Well As Commercial Photography and Cinematography. OMB Number: 0518–0024 Expiration Date: 3 years from date of approval. Type of Request: Renewal of approved information collection. Abstract: The mission of the U.S. National Arboretum (USNA) is to serve the public need for scientific research, education, and gardens that conserve and showcase plants to enhance the environment. The USNA is a 446-acre facility, open to the general public for purposes of education and passive recreation. The USNA is a national center for public education that welcomes visitors in a stimulating and aesthetically pleasing environment. The USNA receives approximately 550,000 visitors on the grounds each year. Many garden clubs and societies utilize the USNA grounds to showcase their activities. The USNA is a national SUMMARY: Title: WIC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) Forms and Regulations. OMB Control Number: 0584–0447. Summary of Collection: The FMNP is authorized by Section 17(m) of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (42 U.S.C. 1786(m)), (CNA). The purposes of the FMNP are to provide fresh, nutritious, unprepared locally grown fruits, vegetables and herbs from farmers’ markets, and roadside stands to WIC participants; to expand the awareness and use of farmers’ markets; and to increase sales at such markets. The FMNP is intended to benefit both the coupon recipients by improving their diets, and the farmers who sell their produce at farmers’ markets by increasing their incomes. The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) will collect information from each state that receives a grant under the FMNP program in conjunction with the preparation of annual financial and recipient reports. Need and Use of the Information: FNS uses the information collection to assess how each FMNP State agency operates; to ensure the accountability of State agencies, local agencies, and farmers/ farmers’ markets/roadside stands; to make program management decisions; and to report to Congress as needed. Description of Respondents: State, Local, or Tribal Government; individuals or household; business or other for-profit, farms. Number of Respondents: 7,946. Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; reporting: Annually. Total Burden Hours: 23,661. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–22874 Filed 9–25–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–30–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE U.S. National Arboretum; Notice of Intent To Renew Information Collection U.S. National Arboretum (USNA), Agricultural Research Service, USDA. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Notice and Request for Comment. E:\FR\FM\26SEN1.SGM 26SEN1

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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 
appearing in this section.

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Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 187 / Friday, September 26, 2014 / 
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

September 22, 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), 
OIRASubmission@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.

Food and Nutrition Service

    Title: WIC Farmers' Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) Forms and 
Regulations.
    OMB Control Number: 0584-0447.
    Summary of Collection: The FMNP is authorized by Section 17(m) of 
the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (42 U.S.C. 1786(m)), (CNA). The 
purposes of the FMNP are to provide fresh, nutritious, unprepared 
locally grown fruits, vegetables and herbs from farmers' markets, and 
roadside stands to WIC participants; to expand the awareness and use of 
farmers' markets; and to increase sales at such markets. The FMNP is 
intended to benefit both the coupon recipients by improving their 
diets, and the farmers who sell their produce at farmers' markets by 
increasing their incomes. The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) will 
collect information from each state that receives a grant under the 
FMNP program in conjunction with the preparation of annual financial 
and recipient reports.
    Need and Use of the Information: FNS uses the information 
collection to assess how each FMNP State agency operates; to ensure the 
accountability of State agencies, local agencies, and farmers/farmers' 
markets/roadside stands; to make program management decisions; and to 
report to Congress as needed.
    Description of Respondents: State, Local, or Tribal Government; 
individuals or household; business or other for-profit, farms.
    Number of Respondents: 7,946.
    Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; reporting: Annually.
    Total Burden Hours: 23,661.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2014-22874 Filed 9-25-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3410-30-P