General Conference Committee of the National Poultry Improvement Plan, 57870 [2014-22887]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 57870 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 187 / Friday, September 26, 2014 / Notices center for public education that welcomes visitors in a stimulating and aesthetically pleasing environment. Section 890(b) of the Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 1996, Public Law 104–127 (1996 Act), expanded the authorities of the Secretary of Agriculture to charge reasonable fees for the use of USNA facilities and grounds. These authorities include the ability to charge fees for temporary use by individuals or groups of USNA facilities and grounds in furtherance of the mission of the USNA. Also, authority was provided to charge fees for tram tours and for the use of the USNA for commercial photography and cinematography. All rules and regulations noted in 7 CFR part 500, subpart 2A, conducted on the USNA property will apply to individuals or groups granted approval to use the facilities and grounds. In order to administer the use of the USNA facilities and to determine if the requested use is consistent with the mission of the USNA, it is necessary for the USNA to obtain information from the requestor. Each request will require the completion of an application and submission of an application fee. The application is simple and requires only information readily available to the requestor. The requestor is asked to indicate by whom and for what purpose the USNA facilities are to be used. Applications are available in hard copy format as well as electronic format (PDF fillable) on the USNA Web site www.usna.usda.gov. Completed permit requests are received in person, by mail, and by facsimile. Paperwork Reduction Act: In accordance with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations (5 CFR part 1320) implementing the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the information collection and recordkeeping requirements that will be imposed will be submitted to OMB for approval. These requirements will not become effective prior to OMB approval. Estimate of Burden: Estimated Number of Responses: The USNA estimates 230 requests for the use of facilities, 54 for photography and cinematography and 1,606 educational programs and workshops on an annual basis. Estimate of Total Annual Burden on Respondents: The total cost for responding is $7,250 for 305 hours of time at $23.77 per hour. Obtaining Permit Requests: In addition to the current process of obtaining the permit requests in person, by mail, and by facsimile (and receiving them back in a like manner), the VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:14 Sep 25, 2014 Jkt 232001 application for photography and cinematography is available on the USNA Web site: www.usna.usda.gov/ Information/facilities/ photographyapp.pdf. The PDF fillable application for the use of facilities is available on the Web site and can be submitted electronically to USNA. Completed hard copies of permit requests can be submitted to the Administrative Office, USDA, ARS, U.S. National Arboretum, 3501 New York Avenue NE., Washington, DC 20002. Comments: Comments are invited on whether the proposed collection is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; 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; ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of collection on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technology. Improvement Plan (Committee) is to maintain and ensure industry involvement in Federal administration of matters pertaining to poultry health. The Committee Chairperson and the Vice Chairperson shall be elected by the Committee from among its members. There are seven members on the Committee. The poultry industry elects the members of the Committee. The members represent six geographic areas with one member-at-large. Done in Washington, DC, this 22nd day of September 2014. Kevin Shea, Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. [FR Doc. 2014–22887 Filed 9–25–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–34–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Food and Nutrition Service Nominations Open for the Vacancies on the National Advisory Council on Maternal, Infant and Fetal Nutrition [FR Doc. 2014–22837 Filed 9–25–14; 8:45 am] Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), USDA. ACTION: Nominations open for the vacancies on the National Advisory Council on Maternal, Infant and Fetal Nutrition. BILLING CODE 3410–03–P SUMMARY: Dated: September 15, 2014. Chavonda Jacobs-Young, Administrator, ARS. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service [Docket No. APHIS–2014–0071] General Conference Committee of the National Poultry Improvement Plan Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of renewal. AGENCY: We are giving notice that the Secretary of Agriculture has renewed the charter of the General Conference Committee of the National Poultry Improvement Plan (Committee) for a 2year period. The Secretary of Agriculture has determined that the Committee is necessary and in the public interest. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Denise L. Brinson, Senior Coordinator, National Poultry Improvement Plan, VS, APHIS, USDA, 1506 Klondike Road, Suite 101, Conyers, GA 30094; (770) 922–3496. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the General Conference Committee of the National Poultry SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 AGENCY: FNS is seeking nominations for 9 vacancies on the National Advisory Council on Maternal, Infant and Fetal Nutrition (Council). The Council is composed of 24 members. Members of the Council from outside USDA and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) are appointed for 3-year terms. State and local officials may serve only during their official tenure. Parent participants are appointed for 2-year terms. Members appointed from USDA and HHS serve at the pleasure of their respective Secretaries. The Council studies the operation of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC), and related programs such as the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP). Categories of membership are specified by law. To assure a balance of differing views, Council members are drawn from Federal, State and local governments, industry and organizations with a common interest in the management of WIC and CSFP, including parent participants in both programs. The vacant positions include: State WIC Program Director The individual responsible for administering the WIC Program at the E:\FR\FM\26SEN1.SGM 26SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 187 (Friday, September 26, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Page 57870]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-22887]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

[Docket No. APHIS-2014-0071]


General Conference Committee of the National Poultry Improvement 
Plan

AGENCY: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of renewal.

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SUMMARY: We are giving notice that the Secretary of Agriculture has 
renewed the charter of the General Conference Committee of the National 
Poultry Improvement Plan (Committee) for a 2-year period. The Secretary 
of Agriculture has determined that the Committee is necessary and in 
the public interest.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Denise L. Brinson, Senior 
Coordinator, National Poultry Improvement Plan, VS, APHIS, USDA, 1506 
Klondike Road, Suite 101, Conyers, GA 30094; (770) 922-3496.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the General Conference 
Committee of the National Poultry Improvement Plan (Committee) is to 
maintain and ensure industry involvement in Federal administration of 
matters pertaining to poultry health.
    The Committee Chairperson and the Vice Chairperson shall be elected 
by the Committee from among its members. There are seven members on the 
Committee. The poultry industry elects the members of the Committee. 
The members represent six geographic areas with one member-at-large.

    Done in Washington, DC, this 22nd day of September 2014.
Kevin Shea,
Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
[FR Doc. 2014-22887 Filed 9-25-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3410-34-P