Notice of Request for New Information Collection, 45501-45502 [2015-18701]

Download as PDF 45501 Notices Federal Register Vol. 80, No. 146 Thursday, July 30, 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–FV–14–0104; FV–15–332] Notice of Request for New Information Collection Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of request for new information. 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 approval, from the Office of Management and Budget, for NEW information collection for the Fruit and Vegetable Specialty Crops Inspection Division. SUMMARY: Comments on this notice must be received by September 28, 2015 to be assured of consideration. Additional Information or Comments: Contact ToiAyna Thompson, Management Support Staff, Specialty Crops Inspection Division, Fruit and Vegetable Programs, U.S. Department of Agriculture, STOP 0247, 1400 Independence Ave. SW., telephone: (202) 720–0867 and FAX: (202) 690– 3824; or Internet: http:// www.regulations.gov. DATES: Upon approval of this collection we will submit a request to merge this collection into the 0581–0125 Regulations Governing Inspection Certification of Fresh & Processed Fruits, Vegetables & Other Products 7 CFR part 51 & 52, approved on 8/16/2013. Title: Specialty Crops Inspection Division Order Forms. OMB Number: 0581—NEW. Expiration Date of Approval: 3 years from approval. Lhorne on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:54 Jul 29, 2015 Jkt 235001 Type of Request: New Information Collection with intent to merge with 0581–0125. Abstract: The Agricultural Marketing Act of 1937, (7 U.S.C. 1621–1627) as amended authorizes the Agricultural Marketing Service, Specialty Crops Inspection Division to provide inspection and certification of the quality and condition of agricultural products. Specialty Crops Inspection Division provides a nationwide inspection, grading, and auditing service for fresh and processed fruits, vegetables and other products to shippers, importers, processors, sellers, buyers, and other financially interested parties on a ‘‘user fee’’ basis. The use of services is voluntary and is made available only upon request or when specified by some special program or contract. Information is needed to carry out the inspection, grading, or auditing services. Such information includes; the name and location of the person or company requesting services, the type and location of the product to be inspected, the type of inspection being requested, information that will identify the product or type and scope of audit requested. Upon approval AMS will request a merge for this NEW collection into the currently approved 0581–0125. Merging the Collections will enable the Division to more efficiently manage the collection and prevent duplication of burden. This is a request for approval and subsequent merger of FV–380 Order Form for USDA SCI Division Inspection Equipment and Miscellaneous Items, FV–387 SCI Alternate Payment Application, and FV–357 Notification of Entry to the information collection. These forms are authorized under the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946, as amended (7 U.S.C. 1621 et seq.) The FV–380 and FV–387 are used by the Federal, Federal/State partners, and members of the industry to order equipment and other miscellaneous items from SCI Division’s supply depot. The FV–357 form is a notification of entry of imported products covered under Section 8e, of the Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937. This notification of entry form addresses products such as fresh and processed fruits, vegetables, nuts, and specialty crops. It notes the port of entry and the type of inspection (quality and condition) required for the products. PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 5 minutes per response. Respondents: Federal and State. Estimated Number of Respondents: 49,892. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 49,892. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 4,156 hours. (1) Order Form for Equipment and Miscellaneous items (FV–380) Estimate of Burden: 5 minutes per response. Respondents: Federal and State. Estimated Number of Respondents: 584. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 48.65 hours (2) Alternate Payment Application (FV–387): Estimate of Burden: 5 minutes per response. Respondents: Federal and State. Estimated Number of Respondents: 708. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 58.98 hours. (3) Notification of Entry (FV–357): Estimate of Burden: 5 minutes per response. Respondents: Federal and State. Estimated Number of Respondents: 48,600. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 4,048.38 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 E:\FR\FM\30JYN1.SGM 30JYN1 45502 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 146 / Thursday, July 30, 2015 / Notices technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments may be sent to ToiAyna Thompson, Management Support Staff, Specialty Crops Inspection Division, Fruit and Vegetable Programs, U.S. Department of Agriculture, STOP 0247, 1400 Independence Ave. SW., telephone: (202) 720–0867 and FAX: (202) 690–3824; or Internet: http:// www.regulations.gov. All comments received will be available for public inspection during regular business hours at the same address. 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: July 27, 2015. Rex A. Barnes, Associate Administrator. [FR Doc. 2015–18701 Filed 7–29–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–02–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Office of the Secretary Notice of Request for an Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection Office of Advocacy and Outreach, USDA/1890 Programs. 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 Office of Advocacy and Outreach, USDA/1890 Program’s intention to request an extension for a currently approved information collection for the USDA/1890 National Scholars Program. DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by September 28, 2015 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Office of Advocacy and Outreach invites interested persons to submit comments on this notice. Comments may be submitted by one of the following methods: Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov. This site provides the ability to type short comments directly into the comment field on this Web page or attach a file for lengthier comments. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. Send all U.S. Postal Service Mail and courier delivered submissions to: Docket Clerk, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of Advocacy and Outreach, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Room 520–A, Whitten Building, Washington, DC 20250. Lhorne on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:54 Jul 29, 2015 Jkt 235001 Instructions: All items submitted by mail or electronic mail must include the Agency name, Office of Advocacy and Outreach. Comments received in response to this docket will be made available for public inspection and posted without change, including any personal information, to http:// www.regulations.gov. Docket: For access to background documents or comments received, send to the Office of Advocacy and Outreach, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., 520– A, Whitten Building, Washington, DC 20250 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary Jordan, USDA/1890 National Scholar Program Coordinator, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., 520–A, Whitten Building, Washington, DC 20250 or call (202) 205–4307 (O) or (202) 720–7136 (Fax). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: USDA/1890 National Scholars Program Application. OMB Number: 0503–0015. Expiration Date of Approval: August 31, 2015. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is a joint human capital initiative between the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities. Through the 1890 Program, USDA offers scholarships to high school and college students who are seeking a bachelor’s degree in the fields of agriculture, food, or natural resource sciences and related disciplines at 1890 Land-Grant Universities. In order for graduating high school students and current freshman and sophomores to be considered for the scholarship, a completed application is required. The first section of the high school application requests the applicant to include biographical information (i.e. name, address, age, etc.); educational background information (i.e. grade point average, test scores, name of university(ies), interested in attending, and desired major); and extracurricular activities. The second section of the application is completed by the student’s guidance counselor and requests information pertaining to the student’s academic status, grade point average, and test scores. The last section of the application, which is to be completed by a teacher, provides information that assesses the applicant’s interests, habits, and potential. Two letters of recommendation must be PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 submitted on behalf of the applicant. The letters may be from a Department Head, Dean of a College, or one of the University Vice Presidents or a College Professor for college-level applicants; and the Principal, Assistant Principal, Career Counselor, Guidance Counselor, or a Teacher for high school applicants. There are no sections included in the application that these individuals will need to complete. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 1 hour per response. Respondents: High School Students, Freshman, and Sophomore College Students, Teachers, and Guidance Counselors. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,400 (600 applications). Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 7,200 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. Comments may be sent to Mary Jordan, USDA/1890 National Scholars Program Coordinator, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., 520–A, Whitten Building, Washington, DC 20250. All comments received will be available for public inspection during regular business hours at the same address. 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. Christian Obineme, Associate Director, Office of Advocacy and Outreach. [FR Doc. 2015–18118 Filed 7–29–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P E:\FR\FM\30JYN1.SGM 30JYN1

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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. 146 / Thursday, July 30, 2015 / 
Notices

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Agricultural Marketing Service

[Doc. No. AMS-FV-14-0104; FV-15-332]


Notice of Request for New Information Collection

AGENCY: Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of request for new information.

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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 approval, from the Office of 
Management and Budget, for NEW information collection for the Fruit and 
Vegetable Specialty Crops Inspection Division.

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by September 28, 2015 
to be assured of consideration.
    Additional Information or Comments: Contact ToiAyna Thompson, 
Management Support Staff, Specialty Crops Inspection Division, Fruit 
and Vegetable Programs, U.S. Department of Agriculture, STOP 0247, 1400 
Independence Ave. SW., telephone: (202) 720-0867 and FAX: (202) 690-
3824; or Internet: http://www.regulations.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Upon approval of this collection we will 
submit a request to merge this collection into the 0581-0125 
Regulations Governing Inspection Certification of Fresh & Processed 
Fruits, Vegetables & Other Products 7 CFR part 51 & 52, approved on 8/
16/2013.
    Title: Specialty Crops Inspection Division Order Forms.
    OMB Number: 0581--NEW.
    Expiration Date of Approval: 3 years from approval.
    Type of Request: New Information Collection with intent to merge 
with 0581-0125.
    Abstract: The Agricultural Marketing Act of 1937, (7 U.S.C. 1621-
1627) as amended authorizes the Agricultural Marketing Service, 
Specialty Crops Inspection Division to provide inspection and 
certification of the quality and condition of agricultural products. 
Specialty Crops Inspection Division provides a nationwide inspection, 
grading, and auditing service for fresh and processed fruits, 
vegetables and other products to shippers, importers, processors, 
sellers, buyers, and other financially interested parties on a ``user 
fee'' basis. The use of services is voluntary and is made available 
only upon request or when specified by some special program or 
contract. Information is needed to carry out the inspection, grading, 
or auditing services. Such information includes; the name and location 
of the person or company requesting services, the type and location of 
the product to be inspected, the type of inspection being requested, 
information that will identify the product or type and scope of audit 
requested. Upon approval AMS will request a merge for this NEW 
collection into the currently approved 0581-0125. Merging the 
Collections will enable the Division to more efficiently manage the 
collection and prevent duplication of burden.
    This is a request for approval and subsequent merger of FV-380 
Order Form for USDA SCI Division Inspection Equipment and Miscellaneous 
Items, FV-387 SCI Alternate Payment Application, and FV-357 
Notification of Entry to the information collection. These forms are 
authorized under the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946, as amended (7 
U.S.C. 1621 et seq.) The FV-380 and FV-387 are used by the Federal, 
Federal/State partners, and members of the industry to order equipment 
and other miscellaneous items from SCI Division's supply depot. The FV-
357 form is a notification of entry of imported products covered under 
Section 8e, of the Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937. This 
notification of entry form addresses products such as fresh and 
processed fruits, vegetables, nuts, and specialty crops. It notes the 
port of entry and the type of inspection (quality and condition) 
required for the products.
    Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of 
information is estimated to average 5 minutes per response.
    Respondents: Federal and State.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 49,892.
    Estimated Total Annual Responses: 49,892.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 4,156 hours.
    (1) Order Form for Equipment and Miscellaneous items (FV-380)
    Estimate of Burden: 5 minutes per response.
    Respondents: Federal and State.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 584.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 48.65 hours
    (2) Alternate Payment Application (FV-387):
    Estimate of Burden: 5 minutes per response.
    Respondents: Federal and State.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 708.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 58.98 hours.
    (3) Notification of Entry (FV-357):
    Estimate of Burden: 5 minutes per response.
    Respondents: Federal and State.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 48,600.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 4,048.38 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

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technological collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology. Comments may be sent to ToiAyna Thompson, Management 
Support Staff, Specialty Crops Inspection Division, Fruit and Vegetable 
Programs, U.S. Department of Agriculture, STOP 0247, 1400 Independence 
Ave. SW., telephone: (202) 720-0867 and FAX: (202) 690-3824; or 
Internet: http://www.regulations.gov. All comments received will be 
available for public inspection during regular business hours at the 
same address.
    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: July 27, 2015.
Rex A. Barnes,
Associate Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2015-18701 Filed 7-29-15; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3410-02-P