Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 6225 [2016-02211]


[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 24 (Friday, February 5, 2016)]
[Page 6225]
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[FR Doc No: 2016-02211]

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Agricultural Research Service

Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

February 1, 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 March 7, 
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 
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.

Agricultural Research Service

    Title: Electronic Mailing List Subscription Form--Nutrition and 
Food Safety.
    Omb Control Number: 0518-0036.
    Summary of Collection: The National Agricultural Library's Food and 
Nutrition Information Center (FNIC) currently maintains several on-line 
``discussion groups.'' This voluntary ``Electronic Mailing List 
Subscription Form'' gives individuals working in the area of nutrition 
and food safety an opportunity to participate in these groups. Data 
collected using this form will help FNIC determine a person's 
eligibility to participate in these discussion groups. The authority 
for the National Agricultural Library (NAL) to collect this information 
is contained in the CFR, Title 7, Volume 1, Part 2, and Subpart K, Sec. 
2.65 (92).
    Need and Use of the Information: FNIC will collect the name, email 
address, job title, employer, mailing address and telephone number in 
order to approve subscriptions for nutrition and food safety on-line 
discussion groups. Failure to collect this information would inhibit 
FNIC's ability to provide subscription services to these discussion 
    Description of Respondents: Individuals or households; State, Local 
and Tribal Governments.
    Number of Respondents: 1,000.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Annually.
    Total Burden Hours: 17.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-02211 Filed 2-4-16; 8:45 am]