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Download as PDF 71740 Notices Federal Register Vol. 79, No. 232 Wednesday, December 3, 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. 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. Agricultural Marketing Service DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES November 28, 2014. The Department of Agriculture will submit the following information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13 on or after the date of publication of this notice. 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), New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC; New Executive Office Building, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503. 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. Comments regarding these information collections are best assured of having their full effect if received by January 2, 2015. Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by calling (202) 720–8681. An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:42 Dec 02, 2014 Jkt 235001 Title: Plan for Estimating Daily Livestock Slaughter under Federal Inspection. OMB Control Number: 0581–0050. Summary of Collection: The Agriculture Marketing Act of 1946 (7 U.S.C. 1621–1627) Section 203(g), directs and authorizes the collection and dissemination of marketing information including adequate outlook information, on a market area basis, for the purpose of anticipating and meeting consumer requirements aiding in the maintenance of farm income and to bring about a balance between production and utilization. Livestock, Poultry, and Grain market news provides a timely exchange of accurate and unbiased information on current marketing conditions (supply, demand, prices, trends, movement, and other information) affecting trade in livestock, poultry, meats, eggs, grain, hay and wool. Administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural marketing Service (AMS), this nationwide market news program is conducted in cooperation with approximately 28 State departments of agriculture. Need and Use of the Information: AMS will collect information on estimation of the current day’s slaughter at their plant(s) and the actual slaughter of the previous day. The report is used to make market outlook projections and maintain statistical data. The up-to-theminute reports collected and disseminated by professional market reporters are intended to provide both buyers and sellers with the information necessary for making intelligent, informed marketing decisions, thus putting everyone in the marketing system in an equal bargaining position. Since the government is a large purchaser of meat, a system to monitor the collection and reporting of data is needed. Collecting this information less frequently would hinder the timely use of this data. PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit; Individuals or households; Farms. Number of Respondents: 61. Frequency of Responses: Reporting; Weekly; Other: Daily. Total Burden Hours: 528. 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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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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

November 28, 2014.
    The Department of Agriculture will submit the following information 
collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance under the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 on or after the date 
of publication of this notice. 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), New 
Executive Office Building, Washington, DC; New Executive Office 
Building, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503. 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.
    Comments regarding these information collections are best assured 
of having their full effect if received by January 2, 2015. Copies of 
the submission(s) may be obtained by calling (202) 720-8681.
    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.

Agricultural Marketing Service

    Title: Plan for Estimating Daily Livestock Slaughter under Federal 
Inspection.
    OMB Control Number: 0581-0050.
    Summary of Collection: The Agriculture Marketing Act of 1946 (7 
U.S.C. 1621-1627) Section 203(g), directs and authorizes the collection 
and dissemination of marketing information including adequate outlook 
information, on a market area basis, for the purpose of anticipating 
and meeting consumer requirements aiding in the maintenance of farm 
income and to bring about a balance between production and utilization. 
Livestock, Poultry, and Grain market news provides a timely exchange of 
accurate and unbiased information on current marketing conditions 
(supply, demand, prices, trends, movement, and other information) 
affecting trade in livestock, poultry, meats, eggs, grain, hay and 
wool. Administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural 
marketing Service (AMS), this nationwide market news program is 
conducted in cooperation with approximately 28 State departments of 
agriculture.
    Need and Use of the Information: AMS will collect information on 
estimation of the current day's slaughter at their plant(s) and the 
actual slaughter of the previous day. The report is used to make market 
outlook projections and maintain statistical data. The up-to-the-minute 
reports collected and disseminated by professional market reporters are 
intended to provide both buyers and sellers with the information 
necessary for making intelligent, informed marketing decisions, thus 
putting everyone in the marketing system in an equal bargaining 
position. Since the government is a large purchaser of meat, a system 
to monitor the collection and reporting of data is needed. Collecting 
this information less frequently would hinder the timely use of this 
data.
    Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit; 
Individuals or households; Farms.
    Number of Respondents: 61.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting; Weekly; Other: Daily.
    Total Burden Hours: 528.

Charlene Parker,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2014-28450 Filed 12-2-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3410-02-P