Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 2097 [2015-00501]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 10 / Thursday, January 15, 2015 / Notices In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Rural BusinessCooperative Service’s (RBS) intention to request an extension of a currently approved information collection in support of the program for 7 CFR, part 1951, subpart R, ‘‘Rural Development Loan Servicing.’’ DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by March 16, 2015, to be assured of consideration. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lori Hood, Rural Business-Cooperative Service, USDA, STOP 3226, 1400 Independence Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20250–3226, Telephone: (202) 720– 1400. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Rural Development Loan Servicing. OMB Number: 0570–0015. Expiration Date of Approval: March 31, 2015. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: The regulations contain various requirements for information from the intermediaries and some requirements may cause the intermediary to require information from ultimate recipients. The information requested is vital to RBS for prudent loan servicing, credit decisions, and reasonable program monitoring. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 3 hours per response. Respondents: Non-profit corporations, public agencies, and cooperatives. Estimated number of Respondents: 459. Estimated number of responses: 4,632. Estimated total annual burden on respondents: 12,421 hours. Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Jeanne Jacobs, Regulations and Paperwork Management Branch, at (202) 692–0010 Comments: Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of RBS, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of RBS estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate rljohnson on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:39 Jan 14, 2015 Jkt 235001 automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments may be sent to Jeanne Jacobs, Regulations and Paperwork Management Branch, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Stop 0742, 1400 Independence Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20250–0742. All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of public record. Dated: January 9, 2015. Lillian E. Salerno, Administrator, Rural Business-Cooperative Service. [FR Doc. 2015–00514 Filed 1–14–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–XY–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Agency: International Trade Administration, Commerce. Title: Surveys for User Satisfaction, Impact, and Needs. OMB Control Number: 0625–XXXX. Form Number(s): ITA–XXXXP. Type of Request: Regular submission; new information collection; generic clearance. Number of Respondents: 30,000. Average Hours per Response: 10 minutes. Burden Hours: 5,000 (annual). Needs and Uses: The International Trade Administration provides a multitude of international trade related programs to help U.S. businesses. These programs include information products, services, and trade events. To accomplish its mission effectively, ITA needs ongoing feedback on its programs. This information collection instrument allows ITA to solicit clients’ opinions about the use of ITA products, services, and trade events. To promote optimal use and provide focused and effective improvements to ITA programs, we are requesting approval for this clearance package; including: Use of Comment Cards (i.e. transactional-based surveys) to collect feedback immediately after ITA assistance is provided to clients; use of annual surveys (i.e. relationshipbased surveys) to gauge overall satisfaction, impact and needs for PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 2097 clients with ITA assistance provided over a period of time; use of multiple data collection methods (i.e. webenabled surveys sent via email, telephone interviews, automated telephone surveys, and in-person surveys via mobile devices/laptops/ tablets at trade events/shows) to enable clients to conveniently respond to requests for feedback; and a forecast of burden hours. Without this information, ITA is unable to systematically determine the actual and relative levels of performance for its programs and products/services and to provide clear, actionable insights for managerial intervention. This information will be used for program evaluation and improvement, strategic planning, allocation of resources and stakeholder reporting. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations; Not-for-profit institutions; State, Local, or Tribal government; and Federal government. Frequency: Once a year. Respondent’s Obligation: None. This information collection request may be viewed at reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view Department of Commerce collections currently under review by OMB. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to OIRA_Submission@ omb.eop.gov or fax to (202) 395–5806. Dated: January 9, 2015. Glenna Mickelson, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–00501 Filed 1–14–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–FP–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XD698 Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting (webinar). AGENCY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) will convene a joint webinar meeting of its Coastal Pelagic Species Management Team (CPSMT) and Coastal Pelagic Species Advisory Subpanel (CPSAS). SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\15JAN1.SGM 15JAN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

    The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of 
information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 
U.S.C. Chapter 35).
    Agency: International Trade Administration, Commerce.
    Title: Surveys for User Satisfaction, Impact, and Needs.
    OMB Control Number: 0625-XXXX.
    Form Number(s): ITA-XXXXP.
    Type of Request: Regular submission; new information collection; 
generic clearance.
    Number of Respondents: 30,000.
    Average Hours per Response: 10 minutes.
    Burden Hours: 5,000 (annual).
    Needs and Uses: The International Trade Administration provides a 
multitude of international trade related programs to help U.S. 
businesses. These programs include information products, services, and 
trade events. To accomplish its mission effectively, ITA needs ongoing 
feedback on its programs. This information collection instrument allows 
ITA to solicit clients' opinions about the use of ITA products, 
services, and trade events. To promote optimal use and provide focused 
and effective improvements to ITA programs, we are requesting approval 
for this clearance package; including: Use of Comment Cards (i.e. 
transactional-based surveys) to collect feedback immediately after ITA 
assistance is provided to clients; use of annual surveys (i.e. 
relationship-based surveys) to gauge overall satisfaction, impact and 
needs for clients with ITA assistance provided over a period of time; 
use of multiple data collection methods (i.e. web-enabled surveys sent 
via email, telephone interviews, automated telephone surveys, and in-
person surveys via mobile devices/laptops/tablets at trade events/
shows) to enable clients to conveniently respond to requests for 
feedback; and a forecast of burden hours. Without this information, ITA 
is unable to systematically determine the actual and relative levels of 
performance for its programs and products/services and to provide 
clear, actionable insights for managerial intervention. This 
information will be used for program evaluation and improvement, 
strategic planning, allocation of resources and stakeholder reporting.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations; Not-
for-profit institutions; State, Local, or Tribal government; and 
Federal government.
    Frequency: Once a year.
    Respondent's Obligation: None.
    This information collection request may be viewed at reginfo.gov. 
Follow the instructions to view Department of Commerce collections 
currently under review by OMB.
    Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information 
collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice 
to OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov or fax to (202) 395-5806.

    Dated: January 9, 2015.
Glenna Mickelson,
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2015-00501 Filed 1-14-15; 8:45 am]
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