Notice of Request for Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection, 30431 [2015-12813]

Download as PDF 30431 Notices Federal Register Vol. 80, No. 102 Thursday, May 28, 2015 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 Agricultural Marketing Service [Doc. No.: AMS–DA–15–0020] Notice of Request for Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), this notice announces the Agricultural Marketing Service’s (AMS) intention to request a revision to the currently approved information collection for the Regulations Governing the Inspection and Grading Services of Manufactured or Processed Dairy Products, and the Certification of Sanitary Design and Fabrication of Equipment Used in the Slaughter, Processing, and Packaging of Livestock and Poultry Products. DATES: Comments received by July 27, 2015 will be considered. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments concerning this information collection document. Comments should be submitted online at www.regulations.gov or sent to Diane D. Lewis, USDA/AMS/Dairy Programs, Dairy Grading and Standardization Division, Room 2747-South Building, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250–0230; Tel: (202) 690–0530, Fax: (202) 720–2643, or via email at Diane.Lewis@ams.usda.gov. All comments will be posted without change, including any personal information provided, online at https:// www.regulations.gov and will be made available for public inspection at the above physical address during business hours. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Diane D. Lewis, at the above physical asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:18 May 27, 2015 Jkt 235001 address, by telephone (202) 690–0530, or by email at Diane.Lewis@ams.usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Reporting Requirements Under Regulations Governing the Inspection and Grading Services of Manufactured or Processed Dairy Products. OMB Number: 0581–0126. Expiration Date of Approval: October 31, 2015. Type of Request: Extension and revision of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: The Agricultural Marketing Act (AMA) of 1946 (7 U.S.C. 1621 et seq.) directs the Department to develop programs which will provide for and facilitate the marketing of agricultural products. One of these programs is the USDA voluntary inspection and grading program for dairy products, its regulations are contained in (7 CFR part 58). The regulations governing the certification of sanitary design and fabrication of equipment used in the slaughter, processing, and packaging of livestock and poultry products are contained in (7 CFR part 54). In order for a voluntary inspection program to perform satisfactorily, there must be written requirements and rules for both Government and industry. The information requested is used to identify the products offered for grading; to identify a request from a manufacturer of equipment used in dairy, meat or poultry industries for evaluation regarding sanitary design and construction; to identify and contact the party responsible for payment of the inspection, grading or equipment evaluation fee and expense; and to identify applicants who wish to be authorized for the display of official identification on product packaging, materials, equipment, utensils, or on descriptive promotional materials. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average .03 hours per response. Respondents: Dairy product manufacturers, consultants, installers, dairy equipment fabricators and meat and poultry processing equipment fabricators. Estimated Number of Respondents: 681. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 13229. PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 19.42. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 457 hours. Comments are invited on: (1) 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; (2) 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; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Dated: May 21, 2015. Erin M. Morris, Associate Administrator, Agricultural Marketing Service. [FR Doc. 2015–12813 Filed 5–27–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–02–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request May 21, 2015. 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 E:\FR\FM\28MYN1.SGM 28MYN1

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Notices
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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. 80, No. 102 / Thursday, May 28, 2015 / 
Notices

[[Page 30431]]



DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Agricultural Marketing Service

[Doc. No.: AMS-DA-15-0020]


Notice of Request for Revision of a Currently Approved 
Information Collection

AGENCY: Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 
U.S.C. Chapter 35), this notice announces the Agricultural Marketing 
Service's (AMS) intention to request a revision to the currently 
approved information collection for the Regulations Governing the 
Inspection and Grading Services of Manufactured or Processed Dairy 
Products, and the Certification of Sanitary Design and Fabrication of 
Equipment Used in the Slaughter, Processing, and Packaging of Livestock 
and Poultry Products.

DATES: Comments received by July 27, 2015 will be considered.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments concerning 
this information collection document. Comments should be submitted 
online at www.regulations.gov or sent to Diane D. Lewis, USDA/AMS/Dairy 
Programs, Dairy Grading and Standardization Division, Room 2747-South 
Building, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250-0230; Tel: 
(202) 690-0530, Fax: (202) 720-2643, or via email at 
Diane.Lewis@ams.usda.gov.
    All comments will be posted without change, including any personal 
information provided, online at https://www.regulations.gov and will be 
made available for public inspection at the above physical address 
during business hours.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Diane D. Lewis, at the above physical 
address, by telephone (202) 690-0530, or by email at 
Diane.Lewis@ams.usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Reporting Requirements Under Regulations Governing the 
Inspection and Grading Services of Manufactured or Processed Dairy 
Products.
    OMB Number: 0581-0126.
    Expiration Date of Approval: October 31, 2015.
    Type of Request: Extension and revision of a currently approved 
information collection.
    Abstract: The Agricultural Marketing Act (AMA) of 1946 (7 U.S.C. 
1621 et seq.) directs the Department to develop programs which will 
provide for and facilitate the marketing of agricultural products. One 
of these programs is the USDA voluntary inspection and grading program 
for dairy products, its regulations are contained in (7 CFR part 58). 
The regulations governing the certification of sanitary design and 
fabrication of equipment used in the slaughter, processing, and 
packaging of livestock and poultry products are contained in (7 CFR 
part 54). In order for a voluntary inspection program to perform 
satisfactorily, there must be written requirements and rules for both 
Government and industry. The information requested is used to identify 
the products offered for grading; to identify a request from a 
manufacturer of equipment used in dairy, meat or poultry industries for 
evaluation regarding sanitary design and construction; to identify and 
contact the party responsible for payment of the inspection, grading or 
equipment evaluation fee and expense; and to identify applicants who 
wish to be authorized for the display of official identification on 
product packaging, materials, equipment, utensils, or on descriptive 
promotional materials.
    Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of 
information is estimated to average .03 hours per response.
    Respondents: Dairy product manufacturers, consultants, installers, 
dairy equipment fabricators and meat and poultry processing equipment 
fabricators.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 681.
    Estimated Total Annual Responses: 13229.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 19.42.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 457 hours.
    Comments are invited on: (1) 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; (2) 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; (3) ways to enhance the quality, 
utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways 
to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who 
are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, 
mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms 
of information technology. All responses to this notice will be 
summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments 
will become a matter of public record.

    Dated: May 21, 2015.
Erin M. Morris,
Associate Administrator, Agricultural Marketing Service.
[FR Doc. 2015-12813 Filed 5-27-15; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3410-02-P