Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 4608-4609 [2016-01609]

Download as PDF 4608 Notices Federal Register Vol. 81, No. 17 Wednesday, January 27, 2016 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. 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. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES January 21, 2016. 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 are requested regarding (1) 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; (2) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of burden 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 through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments regarding this information collection received by February 26, 2016 will be considered. Written comments should be addressed to: Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), New Executive Office Building, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20502. Commenters are encouraged to submit their comments to OMB via email to: OIRA_Submission@OMB.EOP.GOV or fax (202) 395–5806 and to Departmental Clearance Office, USDA, OCIO, Mail Stop 7602, Washington, DC 20250– 7602. Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by calling (202) 720–8958. An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:41 Jan 26, 2016 Jkt 238001 Title: Importation of Citrus from Peru. OMB Control Number: 0579–0289. Summary of Collection: Under the Plant Protection Act (7 U.S.C. 7701 et seq.), the Secretary of Agriculture is authorized to carry out operations or measures to detect, eradicate, suppress, control, prevent, or retard the spread of plant pests new to the United States or not known to be widely distributed throughout the United States. The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) fruits and vegetables regulations allow the importation, under certain conditions, of fresh commercial citrus fruit (grapefruit, limes, mandarin oranges, or tangerines, sweet oranges, and tangelos) from approved areas of Peru into the United States. Need and Use of the Information: APHIS will collect information that includes Fruit Fly Management Program inspections by National Plant Protection Organization officials from Peru, grower registration and agreement, fruit fly trapping and monitoring, recordkeeping, and phytosanitary certificates. Without this information, APHIS could not verify that: (1) Fruit was treated; (2) citrus canker, fruit flies, and other pests were destroyed by treatment; or (3) the treatment was adequate to prevent the risk of plant pests from entering into the United States. Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit; Federal Government. Number of Respondents: 31. Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 31,339. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–01608 Filed 1–26–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–34–P PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Food and Nutrition Service Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request January 21, 2016. 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 are requested regarding (1) 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; (2) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of burden 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 through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments regarding this information collection received by February 26, 2016 will be considered. Written comments 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. 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. Food and Nutrition Service Title: Uniform Grant Application for Non-Entitlement Discretionary Grants. OMB Control Number: 0584–0512. Summary of Collection: The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) has a number of E:\FR\FM\27JAN1.SGM 27JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 17 / Wednesday, January 27, 2016 / Notices asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES non-entitlement discretionary grant programs to collect the information from grant applicants needed to evaluate and rank applicants and protect the integrity of the grantee selection process. All FNS discretionary grant programs will be eligible, but not required to use the uniform grant application package. The authorities for these grants vary. The term ‘‘grant’’ in this submission refers only to non-entitlement discretionary grants or cooperative agreements. Discretionary grant announcements include a number of information collections, including a ‘‘project description’’ (program narrative), budget information, disclosure of lobbying activities certification, and disclosure of Corporate Felony Convictions and Corporate Federal Tax Delinquencies. The requirements for the program narrative statement are based on the requirements for program narrative statements described in section 1.c (5) of OMB Circular A–102 and OMB A–110 (as implemented at USDA 7 CFR part 3015, 3016 and 3019); and will apply to all types of grantees; State and local governments, non-profit organizations, institutions of higher education, hospitals, and for profit organizations. Need and Use of the Information: The primary users of the information collected from the applicant are FNS and other Federal staff who will serve on a panel to systematically review, evaluate, and approve the grant/ cooperative agreement applications and recommend the applicants most likely to meet program objectives and most responsive to the solicitation. The selection criteria will be contained in the Request for Application package. Without this information, FNS will not have adequate data to select appropriate grantees or evaluate which grants should be continued, or monitor financial reporting requirements. Description of Respondents: State, Local, or Tribal Government; Business or other for-profit; Not for profit institutions. Number of Respondents: 3,000. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Other (one-time). Total Burden Hours: 150,000. Food and Nutrition Service Title: Generic Clearance for the Development of Nutrition Education Messages and Products for the General Public. OMB Control Number: 0584–0523. Summary of Collection: The Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (CNPP) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture conducts consumer research to identify key issues of concern related to understanding and use of the Dietary VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:41 Jan 26, 2016 Jkt 238001 Guidelines for Americans (DGA), as well as the tools and resources used to implement the Dietary Guidelines— previously known as the MyPyramid food guidance system. The Dietary Guidelines, a primary source of dietary health information, are issued jointly by the USDA and Health and Human Services and serve as the cornerstone of Federal nutrition policy and form the basis for nutrition education efforts of these agencies. After the release of the 2010 DGA a new communication initiative built around USDA’s new MyPlate icon, including the resources at ChooseMyPlate.gov, was launched. MyPlate is a visual cue supported by Dietary Guidelines messages to help consumer make better food choices. Need and Use of the Information: CNPP will collect information to develop practical and meaningful nutrition and physical activity guidance for Americans to help improve their health. The collected information will also be used to expand the knowledge base concerning how the Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommendations and messages supporting MyPlate are understood and how they can be used by consumers to improve balance of their food intake with physical energy expenditure for good health. If this information is not collected, USDA’s ability to incorporate messages and materials that are practical, meaningful, and relevant for the intended audience in any proposed update of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans or related resources at Choosemyplate.gov will be impaired. Description of Respondents: Individuals or households. Number of Respondents: 57,000. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Other (as desired). Total Burden Hours: 12,004. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–01609 Filed 1–26–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–30–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Food and Nutrition Service Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request—Community Eligibility Provision Characteristics Study (CEP) Food and Nutrition Service, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 4609 Notice and request for comments. ACTION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice invites the general public and other public agencies to comment on this proposed information collection. This is a new collection for the Community Eligibility Provision Characteristics Study (CEP). DATES: Written comments must be received on or before March 28, 2016. ADDRESSES: 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 shall 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 that were 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, including use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments may be sent to John Endahl, Senior Program Analyst, Office of Policy Support, Food and Nutrition Service, USDA, 3101 Park Center Drive, Room 1004, Alexandria, VA 22302. Comments may also be submitted via fax to the attention of John Endahl at 703–305–2576 or via email to john.endahl@fns.usda.gov. Comments will also be accepted through the Federal eRulemaking Portal. Go to http://www.regulations.gov, and follow the online instructions for submitting comments electronically. All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval. All comments will be a matter of public record. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request more information on the proposed project, or to obtain a copy of the data collection plans contact John Endahl, Senior Program Analyst, Office of Policy Support, Food and Nutrition Service, USDA, 3101 Park Center Drive, Room 1004, Alexandria, VA 22302; Fax: 703–305–2576; Email: john.endahl@ fns.usda.gov. SUMMARY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Community Eligibility Provision Characteristics Study (CEP). Form Number: N/A. OMB Number: Not yet assigned. 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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Food and Nutrition Service


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

January 21, 2016.
    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 
are requested regarding (1) 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; (2) the 
accuracy of the agency's estimate of burden 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 through the use of appropriate automated, 
electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology.
    Comments regarding this information collection received by February 
26, 2016 will be considered. Written comments 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. 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.

Food and Nutrition Service

    Title: Uniform Grant Application for Non-Entitlement Discretionary 
Grants.
    OMB Control Number: 0584-0512.
    Summary of Collection: The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) has a 
number of

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non-entitlement discretionary grant programs to collect the information 
from grant applicants needed to evaluate and rank applicants and 
protect the integrity of the grantee selection process. All FNS 
discretionary grant programs will be eligible, but not required to use 
the uniform grant application package. The authorities for these grants 
vary. The term ``grant'' in this submission refers only to non-
entitlement discretionary grants or cooperative agreements. 
Discretionary grant announcements include a number of information 
collections, including a ``project description'' (program narrative), 
budget information, disclosure of lobbying activities certification, 
and disclosure of Corporate Felony Convictions and Corporate Federal 
Tax Delinquencies. The requirements for the program narrative statement 
are based on the requirements for program narrative statements 
described in section 1.c (5) of OMB Circular A-102 and OMB A-110 (as 
implemented at USDA 7 CFR part 3015, 3016 and 3019); and will apply to 
all types of grantees; State and local governments, non-profit 
organizations, institutions of higher education, hospitals, and for 
profit organizations.
    Need and Use of the Information: The primary users of the 
information collected from the applicant are FNS and other Federal 
staff who will serve on a panel to systematically review, evaluate, and 
approve the grant/cooperative agreement applications and recommend the 
applicants most likely to meet program objectives and most responsive 
to the solicitation. The selection criteria will be contained in the 
Request for Application package. Without this information, FNS will not 
have adequate data to select appropriate grantees or evaluate which 
grants should be continued, or monitor financial reporting 
requirements.
    Description of Respondents: State, Local, or Tribal Government; 
Business or other for-profit; Not for profit institutions.
    Number of Respondents: 3,000.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Other (one-time).
    Total Burden Hours: 150,000.

Food and Nutrition Service

    Title: Generic Clearance for the Development of Nutrition Education 
Messages and Products for the General Public.
    OMB Control Number: 0584-0523.
    Summary of Collection: The Center for Nutrition Policy and 
Promotion (CNPP) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture conducts 
consumer research to identify key issues of concern related to 
understanding and use of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA), as 
well as the tools and resources used to implement the Dietary 
Guidelines--previously known as the MyPyramid food guidance system. The 
Dietary Guidelines, a primary source of dietary health information, are 
issued jointly by the USDA and Health and Human Services and serve as 
the cornerstone of Federal nutrition policy and form the basis for 
nutrition education efforts of these agencies. After the release of the 
2010 DGA a new communication initiative built around USDA's new MyPlate 
icon, including the resources at ChooseMyPlate.gov, was launched. 
MyPlate is a visual cue supported by Dietary Guidelines messages to 
help consumer make better food choices.
    Need and Use of the Information: CNPP will collect information to 
develop practical and meaningful nutrition and physical activity 
guidance for Americans to help improve their health. The collected 
information will also be used to expand the knowledge base concerning 
how the Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommendations and messages 
supporting MyPlate are understood and how they can be used by consumers 
to improve balance of their food intake with physical energy 
expenditure for good health. If this information is not collected, 
USDA's ability to incorporate messages and materials that are 
practical, meaningful, and relevant for the intended audience in any 
proposed update of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans or related 
resources at Choosemyplate.gov will be impaired.
    Description of Respondents: Individuals or households.
    Number of Respondents: 57,000.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Other (as desired).
    Total Burden Hours: 12,004.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-01609 Filed 1-26-16; 8:45 am]
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