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Download as PDF 63498 Notices Federal Register Vol. 80, No. 202 Tuesday, October 20, 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 Economic Research Service Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES October 14, 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 other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology should be addressed to: Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), OIRA_Submission@ OMB.EOP.GOV or fax (202) 395–5806 and to Departmental Clearance Office, USDA, OCIO, Mail Stop 7602, Washington, DC 20250–7602. 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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. 202 / Tuesday, October 20, 2015 / 
Notices

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Economic Research Service


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

October 14, 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 other technological collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology should be addressed to: Desk 
Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB), OIRA_Submission@OMB.EOP.GOV or 
fax (202) 395-5806 and to Departmental Clearance Office, USDA, OCIO, 
Mail Stop 7602, Washington, DC 20250-7602. Comments regarding these 
information collections are best assured of having their full effect if 
received within 30 days of this notification. Copies of the 
submission(s) may be obtained by calling (202) 720-8958.
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information 
unless the collection of information displays a currently valid OMB 
control number and the agency informs potential persons who are to 
respond to the collection of information that such persons are not 
required to respond to the collection of information unless it displays 
a currently valid OMB control number.

Economic Research Service

    Title: Food Security Supplement to the Current Population Survey.
    OMB Control Number: 0536-0043.
    Summary of Collection: The Food Security Supplement is sponsored by 
USDA as research and evaluation activity authorized under 7 U.S.C. 
2004(a). This outlines duties of the Secretary of Agriculture related 
to research and development including authorizing the collection of 
statistics. The data to be collected will be used to address multiple 
programmatic and policy development needs of the Food and Nutrition 
Service (FNS) and other Federal agencies. The U.S. Census Bureau has 
the right to conduct the data collection on USDA's behalf under Title 
13, Section 8(b).
    Need and Use of the Information: The data collected by the food 
security supplement will be used to obtain reliable data from a large, 
representative national sample as a basis for monitoring the prevalence 
of food security, food insecurity, and very low food security within 
the U.S. population as a whole and in selected population subgroups; 
conducting research on causes of food insecurity and the role of 
Federal food and nutrition programs in ameliorating food insecurity; 
and continuing development and improvement of methods for measuring 
these conditions. Information will be collected on food spending, use 
of Federal and community food and nutrition assistance programs, 
difficulties in obtaining adequate food during the previous 12 months 
and 30 days due to constrained resources, and conditions that result 
from inadequate access to food.
    Description of Respondents: Individuals or Households.
    Number of Respondents: 53,657.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion.
    Total Burden Hours: 6,450.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2015-26510 Filed 10-19-15; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3410-18-P