Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 70499 [2014-28032]

Download as PDF 70499 Notices Federal Register Vol. 79, No. 228 Wednesday, November 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 November 21, 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 December 26, 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 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. that the steam-cleaning of the equipment has been done. This is necessary to help prevent the introduction of food-and-mouth disease into the United States. If the information were not collected APHIS would be forced to discontinue the importation of any used farm equipment from FMD affected regions, a development that could have a damaging financial impact on exporters and importers of this equipment. Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit; Federal Government. Number of Respondents: 132. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 182. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. Title: Foot-and-Mouth Disease; Prohibition on Importation of Farm Equipment. OMB Control Number: 0579–0195. Summary of Collection: The Animal Health Protection Act of 2002 is the primary Federal law governing the protection of animal health. Regulations contained in 9 CFR chapter 1, subchapter D, parts 91 through 99 prohibits the importation of used farm equipment into the United States from regions in which foot-and-mouth disease or rinderpest exist, unless the equipment has been stream-cleaned prior to export to the United States so that it is free of exposed dirt and other particulate matter. Disease prevention is the most effective method for maintaining a healthy animal population and enhancing the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) ability to compete in exporting animals and animal products. Need and Use of the Information: APHIS will collect information through the use of a certification statement completed by the farm equipment exporter and signed by an authorized official of the national animal health service of the region of origin, stating [FR Doc. 2014–28032 Filed 11–25–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–34–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE National Institute of Food and Agriculture Notice of Intent To Request Approval To Establish a New Information Collection National Institute of Food and Agriculture, USDA. ACTION: Notice; correction. AGENCY: The National Institute of Food and Agriculture published a document in the Federal Register on November 6, 2014 concerning a request to establish a new information collection for letter of intent. The document did not contain the burden hours. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Martin, rmartin@nifa.usda.gov SUMMARY: Correction In the Federal Register on November 6, 2014, in FR Doc. 014–26404, on page 65925, add the following: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES ESTIMATED ANNUAL BURDEN Title Form No. Letter of Intent Form (LOI) (Individual) ............... Assurance Statement (State) ............................. Fellowship/Scholarships Entry/Exit Form (State) Supplemental Information Form (State) ............. N/A ................ NIFA–2008 .... NIFA–2010 .... N/A ................ VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:21 Nov 25, 2014 Jkt 235001 PO 00000 Frm 00001 Respondents Fmt 4703 4,858 2,000 150 5,500 Sfmt 4703 Number of responses per respondent Total annual responses Hours per response Total hours 1 1 1 1 4,858 2,000 150 5,500 2 0.5 3 2 9,716 1,000 450.0 11,000 E:\FR\FM\26NON1.SGM 26NON1

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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. 228 / Wednesday, November 26, 2014 / 
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

November 21, 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 December 
26, 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 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.

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

    Title: Foot-and-Mouth Disease; Prohibition on Importation of Farm 
Equipment.
    OMB Control Number: 0579-0195.
    Summary of Collection: The Animal Health Protection Act of 2002 is 
the primary Federal law governing the protection of animal health. 
Regulations contained in 9 CFR chapter 1, subchapter D, parts 91 
through 99 prohibits the importation of used farm equipment into the 
United States from regions in which foot-and-mouth disease or 
rinderpest exist, unless the equipment has been stream-cleaned prior to 
export to the United States so that it is free of exposed dirt and 
other particulate matter. Disease prevention is the most effective 
method for maintaining a healthy animal population and enhancing the 
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) ability to compete 
in exporting animals and animal products.
    Need and Use of the Information: APHIS will collect information 
through the use of a certification statement completed by the farm 
equipment exporter and signed by an authorized official of the national 
animal health service of the region of origin, stating that the steam-
cleaning of the equipment has been done. This is necessary to help 
prevent the introduction of food-and-mouth disease into the United 
States. If the information were not collected APHIS would be forced to 
discontinue the importation of any used farm equipment from FMD 
affected regions, a development that could have a damaging financial 
impact on exporters and importers of this equipment.
    Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit; Federal 
Government.
    Number of Respondents: 132.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion.
    Total Burden Hours: 182.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2014-28032 Filed 11-25-14; 8:45 am]
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