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Download as PDF 33198 Notices Federal Register Vol. 81, No. 101 Wednesday, May 25, 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. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Office of the Chief Financial Officer Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES May 19, 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; (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 June 24, 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:19 May 24, 2016 Jkt 238001 displays a currently valid OMB control number and the agency informs potential persons who are to respond to the collection of information that such person are not required to respond to the collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Office of the Chief Financial Officer Title: Supplier Credit Audit Recovery. OMB Control Number: 0505–0026. Summary of Collection: On March 10, 2010, the President signed a presidential memorandum directing all federal departments and agencies to expand and intensify their use of payment recapture audits. These are audits which offer specialized private auditors financial incentives to root out improper payments, and have been demonstrated through pilot programs to be highly effective. The Office of Management and Budget’s Circular A123 Appendix C, offers guidance to implement the requirements of the Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act of 2010, which requires agencies to conduct payment recapture audits for each program that expends more than $1 million annually. The authority for this collection can be found under the Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act of 2010 (124 Statute 2229, Pub. L. 111–204), under Section C, Recovery Audit Contracts. Need and Use of the Information: The Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) sends out a letter to USDA vendors on an annual basis requesting account and payment information as to whether the vendor currently has a credit on their books due back to USDA. If the information is not collected, OCFO would not be able to identify the root cause of improper payments and would not be able to accomplish this without verification of suspected overpayments to suppliers or vendors. Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit. Number of Respondents: 12,299. Frequency of Responses: Third party disclosure; Reporting: Semi-annually. Total Burden Hours: 24,598. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–12261 Filed 5–24–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–KS–P PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Food and Nutrition Service Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request May 19, 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 June 24, 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: Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery—FNS. OMB Control Number: 0584–NEW. E:\FR\FM\25MYN1.SGM 25MYN1

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statements of organization and functions are examples of documents 
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Office of the Chief Financial Officer


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

May 19, 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; (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 June 24, 
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 person are not 
required to respond to the collection of information unless it displays 
a currently valid OMB control number.

Office of the Chief Financial Officer

    Title: Supplier Credit Audit Recovery.
    OMB Control Number: 0505-0026.
    Summary of Collection: On March 10, 2010, the President signed a 
presidential memorandum directing all federal departments and agencies 
to expand and intensify their use of payment recapture audits. These 
are audits which offer specialized private auditors financial 
incentives to root out improper payments, and have been demonstrated 
through pilot programs to be highly effective. The Office of Management 
and Budget's Circular A123 Appendix C, offers guidance to implement the 
requirements of the Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act of 
2010, which requires agencies to conduct payment recapture audits for 
each program that expends more than $1 million annually. The authority 
for this collection can be found under the Improper Payments 
Elimination and Recovery Act of 2010 (124 Statute 2229, Pub. L. 111-
204), under Section C, Recovery Audit Contracts.
    Need and Use of the Information: The Office of the Chief Financial 
Officer (OCFO) sends out a letter to USDA vendors on an annual basis 
requesting account and payment information as to whether the vendor 
currently has a credit on their books due back to USDA. If the 
information is not collected, OCFO would not be able to identify the 
root cause of improper payments and would not be able to accomplish 
this without verification of suspected overpayments to suppliers or 
vendors.
    Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit.
    Number of Respondents: 12,299.
    Frequency of Responses: Third party disclosure; Reporting: Semi-
annually.
    Total Burden Hours: 24,598.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-12261 Filed 5-24-16; 8:45 am]
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