Notice of Intent To Seek Approval To Revise and Extend a Currently Approved Information Collection, 30038-30039 [2015-12640]

Download as PDF 30038 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 100 / Tuesday, May 26, 2015 / Notices Written comments may be submitted as described under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. All comments, including names and addresses when provided, are placed in the record and are available for public inspection and copying. The public may inspect comments received at Missoula Ranger District. Please call ahead to facilitate entry into the building. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Katrina Kreyenhagen, RAC Coordinator, by phone at 406–329–3844, or via email at kmkreyenhagen@fs.fed.us. Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday. Please make requests in advance for sign language interpreting, assistive listening devices or other reasonable accommodation for access to the facility or proceedings by contacting the person listed above. The purpose of the meeting is to: 1. Distribute submitted proposals to RAC members; 2. Allow the opportunity for project proponents to present their proposals; and 3. Receive public comment on the meeting subjects and proceedings. The meeting is open to the public. The agenda will include time for people to make oral statements of three minutes or less. Anyone who would like to bring related matters to the attention of the committee may file written statements with the committee staff before or after the meeting. Written comments must be sent to Katrina Kreyenhagen; Lolo National Forest Supervisor’s Office, Building 24 Fort Missoula Road, Missoula, Montana 59804; or by email to kmkreyenhagen@fs.fed.us. 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AGENCY: The Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) is seeking nominations for individuals to serve on the USDA Grain Inspection Advisory Committee (Advisory Committee). The Advisory Committee meets twice annually to advise GIPSA on the programs and services it delivers under the U.S. Grain Standards Act (USGSA). Recommendations by the Advisory Committee help GIPSA better meet the needs of its customers who operate in a dynamic and changing marketplace. DATES: GIPSA will consider nominations received by June 25, 2015. ADDRESSES: Submit nominations for the Advisory Committee by completing form AD–755 and mail to: • Terri L. Henry, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1400 Independence Ave. SW., Rm. 2542–S, Mail Stop 3611, Washington, DC 20250–3611, or • FAX: 202–690–2173 Form AD–755 may be obtained via USDA’s Web site: https://www.gipsa. usda.gov/fgis/forms-fgis/ad755.pdf. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Terri L. Henry, telephone (202) 205– 8281 or email Terri.L.Henry@usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As required by section 21 of the USGSA (7 U.S.C. 87j), as amended, the Secretary of Agriculture (Secretary) established the Advisory Committee on September 29, 1981, to provide advice to the GIPSA Administrator on implementation of the USGSA. The current authority for the Advisory Committee expires on September 30, 2015. As specified in the USGSA, each member’s term is 3 years and no member may serve successive terms. The Advisory Committee consists of 15 members, appointed by the Secretary, who represent the interests of grain producers, processors, handlers, merchandisers, consumers, exporters, and scientists with expertise in research related to the policies in section 2 of the USGSA (7 U.S.C. 74). While members of the Advisory Committee serve without compensation, USDA reimburses them for travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence, for travel away SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 from their homes or regular places of business in performance of Advisory Committee service (see 5 U.S.C. 5703). A list of current Advisory Committee members and other relevant information are available on the GIPSA at https:// www.gipsa.usda.gov/fgis/ adcommit.html. GIPSA is seeking nominations for individuals to serve on the Advisory Committee to replace two members whose terms will expire August 12, 2015, and three members whose terms expire October 30, 2015. Nominations are open to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, marital status, or sexual orientation. To ensure that recommendations of the Advisory Committee take into account the needs of the diverse groups served by the USDA, membership shall include, to the extent practicable, individuals with demonstrated ability to represent minorities, women, and persons with disabilities. The final selection of Advisory Committee members and alternates is made by the Secretary. Larry Mitchell, Administrator, Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration. [FR Doc. 2015–12528 Filed 5–22–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–KD–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE National Agricultural Statistics Service Notice of Intent To Seek Approval To Revise and Extend a Currently Approved Information Collection National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the intention of the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) to request revision and extension of a currently approved information collection, the Egg, Chicken, and Turkey Surveys. A revision to burden hours will be needed due to changes in the size of the target population, sampling design, and/or questionnaire length. DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by July 27, 2015 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number 0535–0004, by any of the following methods: SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\26MYN1.SGM 26MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 100 / Tuesday, May 26, 2015 / Notices • Email: ombofficer@nass.usda.gov. Include docket number above in the subject line of the message. • E-fax: (855) 838–6382. • Mail: Mail any paper, disk, or CD– ROM submissions to: David Hancock, NASS Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Room 5336 South Building, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250– 2024. • Hand Delivery/Courier: Hand deliver to: David Hancock, NASS Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Room 5336 South Building, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250–2024. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: R. Renee Picanso, Associate Administrator, National Agricultural Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, (202) 720–4333. Copies of this information collection and related instructions can be obtained without charge from David Hancock, NASS Clearance Officer, at (202) 690–2388 or at ombofficer@ nass.usda.gov. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Egg, Chicken, and Turkey Surveys. OMB Number: 0535–0004. Expiration Date of Approval: January 31, 2016. Type of Request: Intent to seek approval to revise and extend an information collection for 3 years. Abstract: The primary objective of the National Agricultural Statistics Service is to prepare and issue State and national estimates of crop and livestock production, prices, and disposition. The Egg, Chicken, and Turkey Surveys obtain basic poultry statistics from voluntary cooperators throughout the Nation. Statistics are published on placement of pullet chicks for hatchery supply flocks; hatching reports for broiler-type, egg-type, and turkey eggs; number of layers on hand; total table egg production; and production and value estimates for eggs, chickens, and turkeys. The frequencies of the surveys being conducted include weekly, monthly, and annually. This information is used by producers, processors, feed dealers, and others in marketing and supply channels as a basis for production and marketing decisions. Government agencies use these estimates to evaluate poultry product supplies. The information is an important consideration in government purchases for the National School Lunch Program and in formulation of export-import policy. The current expiration date for this docket is January 31, 2016. NASS intends to request that VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:50 May 22, 2015 Jkt 235001 the surveys be approved for another 3 years. Authority: These data will be collected under the authority of 7 U.S.C. 2204(a). Individually identifiable data collected under this authority are governed by section 1770 of the Food Security Act of 1985 as amended, 7 U.S.C. 2276, which requires USDA to afford strict confidentiality to nonaggregated data provided by respondents. This notice is submitted in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104– 13 (44 U.S.C. 3501, et seq.), and Office of Management and Budget regulations at 5 CFR part 1320. NASS also complies with OMB Implementation Guidance, ‘‘Implementation Guidance for Title V of the E-Government Act, Confidential Information Protection and Statistical Efficiency Act of 2002 (CIPSEA),’’ Federal Register, Vol. 72, No. 115, June 15, 2007, p. 33362. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated between 8 and 35 minutes per respondent per survey. Respondents: Farmers, ranchers, farm managers, and farm contractors. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,200. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 2,800 hours. This will include burden for both the initial mailing and phone follow-up to nonrespondents, as well as publicity and instruction materials mailed out with questionnaires. Comments: Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed 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 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, through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, technological, or other forms of information technology collection methods. All responses to this notice will become a matter of public record and be summarized in the request for OMB approval. Signed at Washington, DC, May 15, 2015. R. Renee Picanso, Associate Administrator. [FR Doc. 2015–12640 Filed 5–22–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–20–P PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 30039 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Housing Service Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection Rural Housing Service, USDA. Proposed collection; comments requested. AGENCY: ACTION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Rural Housing Service’s (RHS) intention to request an extension for a currently approved information collection in support of the program for Self-Help Technical Assistance Grants (7 CFR part 1944–I). DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by July 27, 2015 to be assured of consideration. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Andrea Birmingham, Loan Specialist, Single Family Housing Direct Loan Division, RHS, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Stop 0783, 1400 Independence Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20250–0783, Telephone (202) 720– 1489. SUMMARY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: 7 CFR 1944–I, Self-Help Technical Assistance Grants. OMB Number: 0575–0043. Expiration Date of Approval: July 15, 2015. Type of Request: Extension of currently approved information collection. Abstract: This subpart sets forth the policies and procedures and delegates authority for providing technical assistance funds to eligible applicants to finance programs of technical and supervisory assistance for the self-help housing loan program, as authorized under section 523 of the Housing Act of 1949 under 42 U.S.C 1472. This financial assistance may pay part or all of the cost of developing, administering or coordinating programs of technical and supervisory assistance to aid very low and low-income families in carrying out self-help housing efforts in rural areas. The primary purpose is to locate and work with families that otherwise do not qualify as homeowners, are below the 50 percent of median income, and living in substandard housing. RHS will be collecting information from non-profit organizations to enter into grant agreements. These non-profit organizations will give technical and supervisory assistance, and in doing so, they must develop a final application for section 523 grant funds. This application includes Agency forms that E:\FR\FM\26MYN1.SGM 26MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

National Agricultural Statistics Service


Notice of Intent To Seek Approval To Revise and Extend a 
Currently Approved Information Collection

AGENCY: National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this 
notice announces the intention of the National Agricultural Statistics 
Service (NASS) to request revision and extension of a currently 
approved information collection, the Egg, Chicken, and Turkey Surveys. 
A revision to burden hours will be needed due to changes in the size of 
the target population, sampling design, and/or questionnaire length.

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by July 27, 2015 to be 
assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number 0535-
0004, by any of the following methods:

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     Email: ombofficer@nass.usda.gov. Include docket number 
above in the subject line of the message.
     E-fax: (855) 838-6382.
     Mail: Mail any paper, disk, or CD-ROM submissions to: 
David Hancock, NASS Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 
Room 5336 South Building, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 
20250-2024.
     Hand Delivery/Courier: Hand deliver to: David Hancock, 
NASS Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Room 5336 South 
Building, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250-2024.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: R. Renee Picanso, Associate 
Administrator, National Agricultural Statistics Service, U.S. 
Department of Agriculture, (202) 720-4333. Copies of this information 
collection and related instructions can be obtained without charge from 
David Hancock, NASS Clearance Officer, at (202) 690-2388 or at 
ombofficer@nass.usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Egg, Chicken, and Turkey Surveys.
    OMB Number: 0535-0004.
    Expiration Date of Approval: January 31, 2016.
    Type of Request: Intent to seek approval to revise and extend an 
information collection for 3 years.
    Abstract: The primary objective of the National Agricultural 
Statistics Service is to prepare and issue State and national estimates 
of crop and livestock production, prices, and disposition. The Egg, 
Chicken, and Turkey Surveys obtain basic poultry statistics from 
voluntary cooperators throughout the Nation. Statistics are published 
on placement of pullet chicks for hatchery supply flocks; hatching 
reports for broiler-type, egg-type, and turkey eggs; number of layers 
on hand; total table egg production; and production and value estimates 
for eggs, chickens, and turkeys. The frequencies of the surveys being 
conducted include weekly, monthly, and annually. This information is 
used by producers, processors, feed dealers, and others in marketing 
and supply channels as a basis for production and marketing decisions. 
Government agencies use these estimates to evaluate poultry product 
supplies. The information is an important consideration in government 
purchases for the National School Lunch Program and in formulation of 
export-import policy. The current expiration date for this docket is 
January 31, 2016. NASS intends to request that the surveys be approved 
for another 3 years.
    Authority: These data will be collected under the authority of 7 
U.S.C. 2204(a). Individually identifiable data collected under this 
authority are governed by section 1770 of the Food Security Act of 1985 
as amended, 7 U.S.C. 2276, which requires USDA to afford strict 
confidentiality to non-aggregated data provided by respondents. This 
notice is submitted in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3501, et seq.), and Office of 
Management and Budget regulations at 5 CFR part 1320.
    NASS also complies with OMB Implementation Guidance, 
``Implementation Guidance for Title V of the E-Government Act, 
Confidential Information Protection and Statistical Efficiency Act of 
2002 (CIPSEA),'' Federal Register, Vol. 72, No. 115, June 15, 2007, p. 
33362.
    Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of 
information is estimated between 8 and 35 minutes per respondent per 
survey.
    Respondents: Farmers, ranchers, farm managers, and farm 
contractors.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,200.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 2,800 hours. This 
will include burden for both the initial mailing and phone follow-up to 
non-respondents, as well as publicity and instruction materials mailed 
out with questionnaires.
    Comments: Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed 
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 
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, through the use of appropriate automated, 
electronic, mechanical, technological, or other forms of information 
technology collection methods.
    All responses to this notice will become a matter of public record 
and be summarized in the request for OMB approval.

    Signed at Washington, DC, May 15, 2015.
R. Renee Picanso,
Associate Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2015-12640 Filed 5-22-15; 8:45 am]
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