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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. 81, No. 65 / Tuesday, April 5, 2016 / 
Notices

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Agricultural Research Service


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

March 30, 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 May 5, 
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: ARS Animal Health National Program Assessment Survey Form.
    OMB Control Number: 0518-0042.
    Summary of Collection: The Agricultural Research Service (ARS) 
covers the span of nutrition, food safety and quality, animal and plant 
production and protection, and natural resources and sustainable 
agricultural systems and it organized into seventeen National Programs 
addressing specific areas of this research. Research in the Agency is 
conducted through coordinated National Programs on a five year cycle. 
The cycle ensures that ARS research meets OMB's Research and 
Development Investment Criteria and other external requirements, 
including the Research Title of the Farm Bill, and the Government 
Performance and Results Act of 1993 (GPRA). These National Programs 
serve to bring coordination, communication, and empowerment to 
approximately 750 research projects carried out by ARS and focus on the 
relevance, impact, and quality of ARS research. The requested voluntary 
electronic evaluation survey will give the beneficiaries of ARS 
research the opportunity to provide input on the impact of several ARS 
National Programs.
    Need and Use of the Information: The purpose of the survey is to 
assess the impact of the research in the current National Program cycle 
and ensure relevance for the next cycle. Failure to collect input from 
our customers on the impact of our research program would significantly 
inhibit the relevance and credibility of the research conducted at ARS.
    Description of Respondents: Individuals or households; Business or 
other for-profit; Not-for-profit institutions; State, Local or Tribal 
Government.
    Number of Respondents: 800.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Other (5 years).
    Total Burden Hours: 131.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-07674 Filed 4-4-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3410-03-P