Notice of Request for Renewal of a Currently Approved Information Collection, 57145-57146 [2015-23440]

Download as PDF 57145 Notices Federal Register Vol. 80, No. 183 Tuesday, September 22, 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 Federal Crop Insurance Corporation [Docket No. FCIC–15–0005] Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection Risk Management Agency, 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 Risk Management Agency’s intention to request an extension for and revision to a currently approved information collection for Risk Management Education and Targeted States Partnerships Program; Request for Applications. DATES: Written comments on this notice will be accepted until close of business November 23, 2015. ADDRESSES: RMA prefers that comments be submitted electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal. You may submit comments, identified by Docket ID No. FCIC–15–0005, by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: Deputy Director, Risk Management Education Division, USDA/RMA, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Stop 0808, Washington, DC 20250–0801. All comments received, including those received by mail, will be posted without change to http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided, and can be accessed by the public. All comments must include the agency name and docket number or Regulatory Information Number (RIN) for this rule. For detailed instructions on submitting tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:39 Sep 21, 2015 Jkt 235001 comments and additional information, see http://www.regulations.gov. If you are submitting comments electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal and want to attach a document, we ask that it be in a text-based format. If you want to attach a document that is a scanned Adobe PDF file, it must be scanned as text and not as an image, thus allowing RMA to search and copy certain portions of your submissions. For questions regarding attaching a document that is a scanned Adobe PDF file, please contact the RMA Web Content Team at (816) 823–4694 or by email at rmaweb.content@rma.usda.gov. Privacy Act: Anyone is able to search the electronic form of all comments received for any dockets by the name of the person submitting the comment (or signing the comment, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). You may review the complete User Notice and Privacy Notice for Regulations.gov at http:// www.regulations.gov/#!privacyNotice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Young Kim at (202) 720–1416 or via email at Young.Kim@rma.usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Risk Management Education and Targeted States Partnerships Program. OMB Number: 0563–0067. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: The Federal Crop Insurance Act directs the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation, operating through RMA, to (a) establish crop insurance education and information programs in States that have been historically underserved by the Federal crop insurance program [7 U.S.C. 1524(a)(2)]; and (b) provide agricultural producers with training opportunities in risk management, with a priority given to producers of specialty crops and underserved commodities [7 U.S.C. 1522(d)(3)(F)]. With this submission, RMA seeks to obtain OMB’s approval for an information collection project that will assist RMA in operating and evaluating these programs. The information collection project is a Request for Applications. The primary objective of the information collection projects is to enable RMA to better evaluate the performance capacity and plans of organizations that are applying for funds for cooperative and partnership agreements for risk PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 management education programs and crop insurance education programs in Targeted States. Estimate of Burden: The public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average: 16.75 per response for the Risk Management Education Targeted States Partnerships Program for agri-business professionals. Respondents/Affected Entities: Agribusiness professionals. Estimated Annual Number of Respondents: 250 respondents. Estimated Annual Number of Responses: 250 responses or 1 per respondent. Estimated Total Annual Burden per Respondents: 4,188 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 information; (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, through use, as appropriate, of automated, electronic, mechanical, or other collection technologies, e.g. permitting electronic submission of responses. 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. Signed in Washington, DC, on September 14, 2015. Brandon Willis, Manager, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation. [FR Doc. 2015–23438 Filed 9–21–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–FA–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Federal Crop Insurance Corporation [Docket No. FCIC–15–0004] Notice of Request for Renewal of a Currently Approved Information Collection Federal Crop Insurance Corporation, USDA. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\22SEN1.SGM 22SEN1 57146 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 183 / Tuesday, September 22, 2015 / Notices Renewal of approval of an information collection; comment request. ACTION: Note: With the renewal of this package, we are changing the title of the current information collection from General Administrative Regulations; Interpretations of Statutory and Regulatory Provisions to Interpretations of Statutory and Regulatory Provisions and Written Interpretations of FCIC Procedures. This notice announces a public comment period on the information collection requests (ICRs) associated with the interpretation of statutory and regulatory provisions and written interpretations of FCIC procedures administered by Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC). DATES: Written comments on this notice will be accepted until close of business November 23, 2015. ADDRESSES: FCIC prefers that comments be submitted electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal. You may submit comments, identified by Docket ID No. FCIC–15–0004, by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: Director, Product Administration and Standards Division, Risk Management Agency, United States Department of Agriculture, P.O. Box 419205, Kansas City, MO 64133–6205. All comments received, including those received by mail, will be posted without change to http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided, and can be accessed by the public. All comments must include the agency name and docket number or Regulatory Information Number (RIN) for this document. For detailed instructions on submitting comments and additional information, see http:// www.regulations.gov. If you are submitting comments electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal and want to attach a document, we ask that it be in a text-based format. If you want to attach a document that is a scanned Adobe PDF file, it must be scanned as text and not as an image, thus allowing FCIC to search and copy certain portions of your submissions. For questions regarding attaching a document that is a scanned Adobe PDF file, please contact the RMA Web Content Team at (816) 823–4694 or by email at rmaweb.content@rma.usda.gov. Privacy Act: Anyone is able to search the electronic form of all comments received for any dockets by the name of the person submitting the comment (or tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:39 Sep 21, 2015 Jkt 235001 signing the comment, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). You may review the complete User Notice and Privacy Notice for Regulations.gov at http:// www.regulations.gov/#!privacyNotice. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Interpretations of Statutory and Regulatory Provisions and Written Interpretations of FCIC Procedures. OMB Number: 0563–0055. Expiration Date of Approval: February 29, 2016. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: FCIC is proposing to renew the currently approved information collection, OMB Number 0563–0055. It is currently up for renewal and extension for three years. The information collection requirements for this renewal package are necessary for FCIC to provide an interpretation of request for a final agency determination and an interpretation of procedures. This data is used to administer the provisions of 7 CFR part 400, subpart X in accordance with the Federal Crop Insurance Act, as amended. We are asking the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to extend its approval of our use of this information collection activity for an additional 3 years. The purpose of this notice is to solicit comments from the public concerning this information collection activity. These comments will help us: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information has practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, through use, as appropriate, of automated, electronic, mechanical, and other collection technologies, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Estimate of Burden: The public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 8 hours per response. Respondents/Affected Entities: Parties affected by the information collection requirements included in this Notice are any producer (including their legal counsel) with a valid crop insurance policy and approved insurance provider PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (agents, loss adjusters, employees, contractors or legal counsel) with agreement with FCIC. Estimated Annual Number of Respondents: 32. Estimated Annual Number of Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Annual Number of Responses: 32. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours on Respondents: 256. 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 information; (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, through use, as appropriate, of automated, electronic, mechanical, or other collection technologies, e.g. permitting electronic submission of responses. 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. Signed in Washington, DC, on September 14, 2015. Brandon Willis, Manager, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation. [FR Doc. 2015–23440 Filed 9–21–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–08–P COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS Notice of Public Meeting of the Kansas Advisory Committee To Plan for a Public Hearing Regarding Civil Rights and Voting Requirements in the State; the Discussion Will Include Approving an Agenda of Speakers, and Logistical Setup for the Event U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. ACTION: Announcement of meeting. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (Commission) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act that the Kansas Advisory Committee (Committee) will hold a meeting on Tuesday, October 27, 2015, at 12:00 p.m. CDT for the purpose of discussing preparations for an upcoming hearing on voting rights in the State. This meeting is available to the public through the following toll-free call-in number: 888–539–3678, conference ID: SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\22SEN1.SGM 22SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 183 (Tuesday, September 22, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 57145-57146]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-23440]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Federal Crop Insurance Corporation

[Docket No. FCIC-15-0004]


Notice of Request for Renewal of a Currently Approved Information 
Collection

AGENCY: Federal Crop Insurance Corporation, USDA.

[[Page 57146]]


ACTION: Renewal of approval of an information collection; comment 
request.

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SUMMARY: Note: With the renewal of this package, we are changing the 
title of the current information collection from General Administrative 
Regulations; Interpretations of Statutory and Regulatory Provisions to 
Interpretations of Statutory and Regulatory Provisions and Written 
Interpretations of FCIC Procedures.
    This notice announces a public comment period on the information 
collection requests (ICRs) associated with the interpretation of 
statutory and regulatory provisions and written interpretations of FCIC 
procedures administered by Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC).

DATES: Written comments on this notice will be accepted until close of 
business November 23, 2015.

ADDRESSES: FCIC prefers that comments be submitted electronically 
through the Federal eRulemaking Portal. You may submit comments, 
identified by Docket ID No. FCIC-15-0004, by any of the following 
methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Mail: Director, Product Administration and Standards 
Division, Risk Management Agency, United States Department of 
Agriculture, P.O. Box 419205, Kansas City, MO 64133-6205.
    All comments received, including those received by mail, will be 
posted without change to http://www.regulations.gov, including any 
personal information provided, and can be accessed by the public. All 
comments must include the agency name and docket number or Regulatory 
Information Number (RIN) for this document. For detailed instructions 
on submitting comments and additional information, see http://www.regulations.gov. If you are submitting comments electronically 
through the Federal eRulemaking Portal and want to attach a document, 
we ask that it be in a text-based format. If you want to attach a 
document that is a scanned Adobe PDF file, it must be scanned as text 
and not as an image, thus allowing FCIC to search and copy certain 
portions of your submissions. For questions regarding attaching a 
document that is a scanned Adobe PDF file, please contact the RMA Web 
Content Team at (816) 823-4694 or by email at 
rmaweb.content@rma.usda.gov.
    Privacy Act: Anyone is able to search the electronic form of all 
comments received for any dockets by the name of the person submitting 
the comment (or signing the comment, if submitted on behalf of an 
association, business, labor union, etc.). You may review the complete 
User Notice and Privacy Notice for Regulations.gov at http://www.regulations.gov/#!privacyNotice.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Interpretations of Statutory and Regulatory Provisions and 
Written Interpretations of FCIC Procedures.
    OMB Number: 0563-0055.
    Expiration Date of Approval: February 29, 2016.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information 
collection.
    Abstract: FCIC is proposing to renew the currently approved 
information collection, OMB Number 0563-0055. It is currently up for 
renewal and extension for three years. The information collection 
requirements for this renewal package are necessary for FCIC to provide 
an interpretation of request for a final agency determination and an 
interpretation of procedures. This data is used to administer the 
provisions of 7 CFR part 400, subpart X in accordance with the Federal 
Crop Insurance Act, as amended.
    We are asking the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to extend 
its approval of our use of this information collection activity for an 
additional 3 years.
    The purpose of this notice is to solicit comments from the public 
concerning this information collection activity. These comments will 
help us:
    (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, 
including whether the information has practical utility;
    (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of 
the proposed collection of information;
    (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to 
be collected; and
    (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those 
who are to respond, through use, as appropriate, of automated, 
electronic, mechanical, and other collection technologies, e.g., 
permitting electronic submission of responses.
    Estimate of Burden: The public reporting burden for this collection 
of information is estimated to average 8 hours per response.
    Respondents/Affected Entities: Parties affected by the information 
collection requirements included in this Notice are any producer 
(including their legal counsel) with a valid crop insurance policy and 
approved insurance provider (agents, loss adjusters, employees, 
contractors or legal counsel) with agreement with FCIC.
    Estimated Annual Number of Respondents: 32.
    Estimated Annual Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Estimated Annual Number of Responses: 32.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours on Respondents: 256.
    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 information; (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, through use, as appropriate, of automated, electronic, 
mechanical, or other collection technologies, e.g. permitting 
electronic submission of responses.
    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.

    Signed in Washington, DC, on September 14, 2015.
Brandon Willis,
Manager, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation.
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