Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 33654 [2016-12525]

Download as PDF 33654 Notices Federal Register Vol. 81, No. 103 Friday, May 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. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Agricultural Marketing Service Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request sradovich on DSK3TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES May 23, 2016. The Department of Agriculture will submit the following information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13 on or after the date of publication of this notice. 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 should be addressed to: Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC; New Executive Office Building, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503. 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. Comments regarding these information collections are best assured of having their full effect if received by June 27, 2016. Copies of the VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:00 May 26, 2016 Jkt 238001 submission(s) may be obtained by calling (202) 720–8681. 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 Marketing Service Title: Mandatory Country of Origin Labeling of All Covered Commodities. OMB Control Number: 0581–0250. Summary of Collection: The 2002 (Pub. L. 107–171) and 2008 (Pub. L. 110–234) Farm Bills amended the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 (7 U.S.C. 1621–1627) to require retailers to notify their customers of the country of origin of muscle cuts and ground beef (including veal), lamb, pork, chicken, and goat; wild and farm-raised fish and shellfish; perishable agricultural commodities; peanuts, pecans, and macadamia nuts; and ginseng. Individuals who supply covered commodities, whether directly to retailers or indirectly through other participants in the marketing chain, are required to establish and maintain country of origin and, if applicable, method of production information for the covered commodities and supply this information to retailers. On February 29, 2016, a final rule was published to remove beef and pork. Covered commodities include muscle cuts of lamb, chicken, goat, ground lamb, ground chicken, and ground goat; wild and farm-raised fish and shellfish; perishable agricultural commodities; macadamia nuts; pecans; ginseng; and peanuts. Need and Use of the Information: Producers, handlers, manufacturers, wholesalers, importers, and retailers of covered commodities are affected. This public reporting burden is necessary to ensure accuracy of country of origin and method of production declarations relied upon at the point of sale at retail. The public reporting burden also assures that all parties involved in supplying covered commodities to retail stores maintain and convey accurate information as required. Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit. PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Number of Respondents: 652,842. Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping. Total Burden Hours: 21,949,487. Charlene Parker, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–12525 Filed 5–26–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–02–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Missoula Resource Advisory Committee Forest Service, USDA. Notice of meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: The Missoula Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet in Frenchtown, Montana. The committee is authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community SelfDetermination Act (Pub. L. 110–343) (the Act) and operates in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose of the committee is to improve collaborative relationships and to provide advice and recommendations to the Forest Service concerning projects and funding consistent with the title II of the Act. The meeting is open to the public. The purpose of the meeting is to distribute submitted proposals to RAC members, allow the opportunity for project proponents to present their proposals, and receive public comment on the meeting subjects and proceedings. We will also hold a voting meeting at a later date, to be determined, at the same location. The voting meeting information will be released to the public in a published news release and posted on the following Web site: https:// www.fs.usda.gov/main/lolo/ workingtogether/advisorycommittees. DATES: The presentation meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 15, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. All RAC meetings are subject to cancellation. For status of meeting prior to attendance, please contact the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. SUMMARY: The meeting will be held at Frenchtown Rural Fire District Station 1, 16875 Marion Street, Frenchtown, Montana. ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\27MYN1.SGM 27MYN1

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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 
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Agricultural Marketing Service


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

May 23, 2016.
    The Department of Agriculture will submit the following information 
collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance under the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 on or after the date 
of publication of this notice. 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 should be addressed to: Desk 
Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB), New Executive Office Building, 
Washington, DC; New Executive Office Building, 725 17th Street NW., 
Washington, DC 20503. 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.
    Comments regarding these information collections are best assured 
of having their full effect if received by June 27, 2016. Copies of the 
submission(s) may be obtained by calling (202) 720-8681.
    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 Marketing Service

    Title: Mandatory Country of Origin Labeling of All Covered 
Commodities.
    OMB Control Number: 0581-0250.
    Summary of Collection: The 2002 (Pub. L. 107-171) and 2008 (Pub. L. 
110-234) Farm Bills amended the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 (7 
U.S.C. 1621-1627) to require retailers to notify their customers of the 
country of origin of muscle cuts and ground beef (including veal), 
lamb, pork, chicken, and goat; wild and farm-raised fish and shellfish; 
perishable agricultural commodities; peanuts, pecans, and macadamia 
nuts; and ginseng. Individuals who supply covered commodities, whether 
directly to retailers or indirectly through other participants in the 
marketing chain, are required to establish and maintain country of 
origin and, if applicable, method of production information for the 
covered commodities and supply this information to retailers. On 
February 29, 2016, a final rule was published to remove beef and pork. 
Covered commodities include muscle cuts of lamb, chicken, goat, ground 
lamb, ground chicken, and ground goat; wild and farm-raised fish and 
shellfish; perishable agricultural commodities; macadamia nuts; pecans; 
ginseng; and peanuts.
    Need and Use of the Information: Producers, handlers, 
manufacturers, wholesalers, importers, and retailers of covered 
commodities are affected. This public reporting burden is necessary to 
ensure accuracy of country of origin and method of production 
declarations relied upon at the point of sale at retail. The public 
reporting burden also assures that all parties involved in supplying 
covered commodities to retail stores maintain and convey accurate 
information as required.
    Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit.
    Number of Respondents: 652,842.
    Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping.
    Total Burden Hours: 21,949,487.

Charlene Parker,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-12525 Filed 5-26-16; 8:45 am]
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