Proposed Information Collection Request; Comment Request; Application for Registration and Pesticide Report for Pesticide-Producing and Device-Producing Establishments, 5749-5750 [2016-01994]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 22 / Wednesday, February 3, 2016 / Notices Changes in the Estimates: There is no currently approved burden as this is a new information collection request. Courtney Kerwin, Acting Director, Collection Strategies Division. [FR Doc. 2016–01971 Filed 2–2–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–9941–89–OA] Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Advisory Committee; Notice of Charter Renewal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has determined that, in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. 2, the Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Advisory Committee (FRRCC) is a necessary committee which is in the public interest. Accordingly, the FRRCC will be renewed for an additional two-year period. The purpose of the FRRCC is to provide advice and recommendations to the EPA Administrator on environmental issues and policies that are of importance to agriculture and rural communities. Inquiries may be directed to Donna Perla, Designated Federal Officer for FRRCC, U.S. EPA (Mail Code 8101R), 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20460, or perla.donna@epa.gov. Dated: January 11, 2016. Ron Carleton, Agricultural Counselor to the Administrator. [FR Doc. 2016–01995 Filed 2–2–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES [EPA–HQ–OECA–2011–0824; FRL–9941– 90–OECA] Proposed Information Collection Request; Comment Request; Application for Registration and Pesticide Report for PesticideProducing and Device-Producing Establishments Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:14 Feb 02, 2016 Jkt 238001 The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is planning to submit an information collection request (ICR), ‘‘Application for Registration and Pesticide Report for Pesticide-Producing and Device-Producing Establishments’’ (EPA ICR No. 0160.11, OMB Control No. 2070–0078) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Before doing so, EPA is soliciting public comments on specific aspects of the proposed information collection as described below. This is ICR is scheduled to expire on March 31, 2016. An Agency may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before April 4, 2016. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, referencing Docket ID No. EPA–HQ– OECA–2011–0824, online using www.regulations.gov (our preferred method), by email to docket.oeca@ epa.gov or by mail to: EPA Docket Center, Environmental Protection Agency, Mail Code 28221T, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460. EPA’s policy is that all comments received will be included in the public docket without change including any personal information provided, unless the comment includes profanity, threats, information claimed to be Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michelle Stevenson, Office of Compliance, Monitoring, Assistance, and Media Programs Division, Pesticides, Waste & Toxics Branch (2225A), Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460; telephone number: (202) 564–4203; email: stevenson.michelle@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Supporting documents which explain in detail the information that the EPA will be collecting are available in the public docket for this ICR. The docket can be viewed online at www.regulations.gov or in person at the EPA Docket Center, WJC West, Room 3334, 1301 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC. The telephone number for the Docket Center is 202–566–1744. For additional information about EPA’s public docket, visit https://www.epa.gov/ dockets. Pursuant to section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA, EPA is soliciting comments SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 5749 and information to enable it to: (i) Evaluate 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; (ii) evaluate 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; (iii) enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (iv) 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, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. EPA will consider the comments received and amend the ICR as appropriate. The final ICR package will then be submitted to OMB for review and approval. At that time, EPA will issue another Federal Register notice to announce the submission of the ICR to OMB and the opportunity to submit additional comments to OMB. Abstract: The Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) Section 7(a) requires that any person who produces pesticides, active ingredients or devices subject to the Act must register with the Administrator of EPA the establishment in which the pesticide, active ingredient or device is produced. This section further requires that application for registration of any establishment shall include the name and address of the establishment and of the producer who operates such an establishment. EPA Form 3540–8, Application for Registration of Pesticide-Producing and DeviceProducing Establishments, is used to collect the establishment registration information required by this section. FIFRA Section 7(c) requires that any producer operating an establishment registered under Section 7 report to the Administrator within 30 days after it is registered, and annually thereafter by March 1st for certain pesticide or device production and sales or distribution information. The producers must report which types and amounts of pesticides, active ingredients, or devices are currently being produced, were produced during the past year, sold or distributed in the past year. The supporting regulations at 40 CFR part 167 provide the requirements and time schedules for submitting production information. EPA Form 3540–16, Pesticide Report for Pesticide-Producing and Device-Producing Establishments, is used to collect the pesticide E:\FR\FM\03FEN1.SGM 03FEN1 5750 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 22 / Wednesday, February 3, 2016 / Notices production information required by Section 7(c) of FIFRA. Establishment registration information, collected on EPA Form 3540–8, is a one-time requirement for all pesticide-producing and deviceproducing establishments. Pesticide and device production information, reported on EPA Form 3540–16, is required to be submitted within 30 days after the company is notified of their pesticideproducing or device-producing establishment number, and annually thereafter on or before March 1st. Form Numbers: 3540–8 and 3540–16. Respondents/affected entities: Establishments registering pesticides. Respondent’s obligation to respond: Mandatory (40 CFR part 167). Estimated number of respondents: 13,830. Frequency of response: Annually. Total estimated burden: 19,987 hours (per year). Burden is defined at 5 CFR 1320.03(b). Total estimated cost: $1,545,104 (per year), includes no annualized capital or operation & maintenance costs. Changes in Estimates: There is no change in hours at present, but we will be revising the estimates in the 2nd FR notice before we submit to OMB. Dated: January 28, 2016. Betsy Smidinger, Acting Director, Office of Compliance. [FR Doc. 2016–01994 Filed 2–2–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Federal Trade Commission. Notice and request for comment. AGENCY: ACTION: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the FTC is seeking public comments on its request to Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to extend for three years the current PRA clearance for the information collection requirements contained in the Health Breach Notification Rule. That clearance expires on March 31, 2016. DATES: Comments must be received by March 4, 2016. ADDRESSES: Interested parties may file a comment online or on paper by following the instructions in the Request for Comment part of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below. Write ‘‘Health Breach Notification Rule, PRA Comments, P– 125402’’ on your comment, and file mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:14 Feb 02, 2016 Jkt 238001 your comment online at https:// ftcpublic.commentworks.com/ftc/health breachnotificationpra2 by following the instructions on the web-based form. If you prefer to file your comment on paper, mail or deliver your comment to the following address: Federal Trade Commission, Office of the Secretary, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Suite CC–5610 (Annex J), Washington, DC 20580, or deliver your comment to the following address: Federal Trade Commission, Office of the Secretary, Constitution Center, 400 7th Street SW., 5th Floor, Suite 5610 (Annex J), Washington, DC 20024. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the proposed information requirements should be addressed to Cora Tung Han, 202–326–2441, Attorney, Privacy & Identity Protection, Bureau of Consumer Protection, 600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20580. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Health Breach Notification Rule. OMB Control Number: 3084–0150. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: The Health Breach Notification Rule (Rule), 16 CFR part 318, requires vendors of personal health records and PHR related entities 1 to provide: (1) Notice to consumers whose unsecured personally identifiable health information has been breached; and (2) notice to the Commission. The Rule only applies to electronic health records and does not include recordkeeping requirements. The Rule requires third party service providers (i.e., those companies that provide services such as billing or data storage) to vendors of personal health records and PHR related entities to provide notification to such vendors and PHR related entities following the discovery of a breach. To notify the FTC of a breach, the Commission developed a form, which is posted at www.ftc.gov/healthbreach, for entities subject to the rule to complete and return to the agency. On October 16, 2015, the FTC sought comment on the information collection requirements associated with the Rule. 80 FR 62530. The FTC received three comments. None of these however 1 ‘‘PHR related entity’’ means an entity, other than a HIPAA-covered entity or an entity to the extent that it engages in activities as a business associate of a HIPAA-covered entity, that: (1) Offers products or services through the Web site of a vendor of personal health records; (2) offers products or services through the Web sites of HIPAA-covered entities that offer individuals personal health records; or (3) accesses information in a personal health record or sends information to a personal health record. 16 CFR 318.2(f). PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 addressed either the burden associated with the Rule or any of the other issues raised by the public comment request. Pursuant to the OMB regulations, 5 CFR part 1320, that implement the PRA, 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq., the FTC is providing this second opportunity for public comment while seeking OMB approval to renew the pre-existing clearance for the Rule. For more details about the Rule requirements and the basis for the calculations summarized below, see 80 FR 62530. Likely Respondents: Vendors of personal health records, PHR related entities and third party service providers. Estimated Annual Hours Burden: 3,267. Estimated Frequency: 2 breach incidents per year. Total Annual Labor Cost: $61,764. Total Annual Capital or Other NonLabor Cost: $49,960. Request for Comment: You can file a comment online or on paper. For the Commission to consider your comment, we must receive it on or before March 4, 2016. Write ‘‘Health Breach Notification Rule, PRA Comments, P– 125402’’ on your comment. Your comment—including your name and your state—will be placed on the public record of this proceeding, including, to the extent practicable, on the public Commission Web site, at https:// www.ftc.gov/os/publiccomments.shtm. As a matter of discretion, the Commission tries to remove individuals’ home contact information from comments before placing them on the Commission Web site. Because your comment will be made public, you are solely responsible for making sure that your comment does not include any sensitive personal information, such as anyone’s Social Security number, date of birth, driver’s license number or other state identification number or foreign country equivalent, passport number, financial account number, or credit or debit card number. You are also solely responsible for making sure that your comment does not include any sensitive health information, like medical records or other individually identifiable health information. In addition, do not include any ‘‘[t]rade secret or any commercial or financial information which is . . . privileged or confidential,’’ as discussed in Section 6(f) of the FTC Act, 15 U.S.C. 46(f), and FTC Rule 4.10(a)(2), 16 CFR 4.10(a)(2). In particular, do not include competitively sensitive information such as costs, sales statistics, inventories, formulas, patterns, devices, manufacturing processes, or customer names. E:\FR\FM\03FEN1.SGM 03FEN1

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OECA-2011-0824; FRL-9941-90-OECA]


Proposed Information Collection Request; Comment Request; 
Application for Registration and Pesticide Report for Pesticide-
Producing and Device-Producing Establishments

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is planning to 
submit an information collection request (ICR), ``Application for 
Registration and Pesticide Report for Pesticide-Producing and Device-
Producing Establishments'' (EPA ICR No. 0160.11, OMB Control No. 2070-
0078) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and 
approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 
et seq.). Before doing so, EPA is soliciting public comments on 
specific aspects of the proposed information collection as described 
below. This is ICR is scheduled to expire on March 31, 2016. An Agency 
may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a 
collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB 
control number.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before April 4, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, referencing Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-OECA-
2011-0824, online using www.regulations.gov (our preferred method), by 
email to docket.oeca@epa.gov or by mail to: EPA Docket Center, 
Environmental Protection Agency, Mail Code 28221T, 1200 Pennsylvania 
Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460.
    EPA's policy is that all comments received will be included in the 
public docket without change including any personal information 
provided, unless the comment includes profanity, threats, information 
claimed to be Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other 
information whose disclosure is restricted by statute.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michelle Stevenson, Office of 
Compliance, Monitoring, Assistance, and Media Programs Division, 
Pesticides, Waste & Toxics Branch (2225A), Environmental Protection 
Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460; telephone 
number: (202) 564-4203; email: stevenson.michelle@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Supporting documents which explain in detail 
the information that the EPA will be collecting are available in the 
public docket for this ICR. The docket can be viewed online at 
www.regulations.gov or in person at the EPA Docket Center, WJC West, 
Room 3334, 1301 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC. The telephone 
number for the Docket Center is 202-566-1744. For additional 
information about EPA's public docket, visit https://www.epa.gov/dockets.
    Pursuant to section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA, EPA is soliciting 
comments and information to enable it to: (i) Evaluate 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; (ii) evaluate 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; (iii) enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and (iv) 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, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. EPA 
will consider the comments received and amend the ICR as appropriate. 
The final ICR package will then be submitted to OMB for review and 
approval. At that time, EPA will issue another Federal Register notice 
to announce the submission of the ICR to OMB and the opportunity to 
submit additional comments to OMB.
    Abstract: The Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act 
(FIFRA) Section 7(a) requires that any person who produces pesticides, 
active ingredients or devices subject to the Act must register with the 
Administrator of EPA the establishment in which the pesticide, active 
ingredient or device is produced. This section further requires that 
application for registration of any establishment shall include the 
name and address of the establishment and of the producer who operates 
such an establishment. EPA Form 3540-8, Application for Registration of 
Pesticide-Producing and Device-Producing Establishments, is used to 
collect the establishment registration information required by this 
section.
    FIFRA Section 7(c) requires that any producer operating an 
establishment registered under Section 7 report to the Administrator 
within 30 days after it is registered, and annually thereafter by March 
1st for certain pesticide or device production and sales or 
distribution information. The producers must report which types and 
amounts of pesticides, active ingredients, or devices are currently 
being produced, were produced during the past year, sold or distributed 
in the past year. The supporting regulations at 40 CFR part 167 provide 
the requirements and time schedules for submitting production 
information. EPA Form 3540-16, Pesticide Report for Pesticide-Producing 
and Device-Producing Establishments, is used to collect the pesticide

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production information required by Section 7(c) of FIFRA.
    Establishment registration information, collected on EPA Form 3540-
8, is a one-time requirement for all pesticide-producing and device-
producing establishments. Pesticide and device production information, 
reported on EPA Form 3540-16, is required to be submitted within 30 
days after the company is notified of their pesticide-producing or 
device-producing establishment number, and annually thereafter on or 
before March 1st.
    Form Numbers: 3540-8 and 3540-16.
    Respondents/affected entities: Establishments registering 
pesticides.
    Respondent's obligation to respond: Mandatory (40 CFR part 167).
    Estimated number of respondents: 13,830.
    Frequency of response: Annually.
    Total estimated burden: 19,987 hours (per year). Burden is defined 
at 5 CFR 1320.03(b).
    Total estimated cost: $1,545,104 (per year), includes no annualized 
capital or operation & maintenance costs.
    Changes in Estimates: There is no change in hours at present, but 
we will be revising the estimates in the 2nd FR notice before we submit 
to OMB.

    Dated: January 28, 2016.
Betsy Smidinger,
Acting Director, Office of Compliance.
[FR Doc. 2016-01994 Filed 2-2-16; 8:45 am]
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