Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 39888 [2016-14416]

Download as PDF 39888 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 118 / Monday, June 20, 2016 / Notices Contract Library’s regulations (9 CFR part 206) by amending the regulations’ authority citation to include Subtitle B of Title II of the P&S Act (7 U.S.C. 198– 198b). The collection of information is necessary for the Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) to perform the functions required for the mandatory reporting of swine packer marketing contract information. Need and Use of the Information: Information is required from packers for processing plants that meet certain criteria, including size as measured by annual slaughter. This information is collected using forms P&SP–341, 342 and 343. GIPSA is responsible for implementing and enforcing the P&S Act, including the swine contract library. The information collection and recordkeeping requirements for the swine contract library are essential for maintaining a mandatory library of information on contracts used by packers to purchase swine from producers and monthly reports of commitments under such contracts. Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit; Farms. Number of Respondents: 54. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion; Monthly. Total Burden Hours: 2,600. Charlene Parker, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–14492 Filed 6–17–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–KD–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE National Institute of Food and Agriculture Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES June 14, 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:05 Jun 17, 2016 Jkt 238001 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 July 20, 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. National Institute of Food and Agriculture Title: Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program (VMLRP). OMB Control Number: 0524–NEW. Summary of Collection: In January 2003, the National Veterinary Medical Service Act (NVMSA) was passed into law adding section 1415A to the National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 1997. This law established a new Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program (VMLRP) (7 U.S.C. 3151a) authorizing the Secretary of Agriculture to carry out a program of entering into agreements with veterinarians under which they agree to provide veterinary services in veterinarian shortage situations. The purpose of the program is to assure an adequate supply of trained food animal veterinarians in shortage situations and provide USDA with a pool of veterinary specialists to assist in the control and eradication of animal disease outbreaks. The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) will designate geographic and practice areas that have a shortage of food supply veterinarians in order to carry out the VMLRP goals of strengthening the nation’s animal health infrastructure and supplementing the Federal response during animal health emergencies. NIFA will carry out NVMSA by entering into PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 educational loan repayment agreements with veterinarians who agree to provide veterinary services in veterinarian shortage situation for a determined period of time. NIFA will collect information using the Shortage Situation Nomination Form, Application Form, Records and Reports, and Surveys. Need and Use of the Information: The information collected allows the National Institute of Food and Agriculture to request from VMLRP applicants’ information related to eligibility, qualification, career interests, and recommendations necessary to evaluate their applications for repayment of educational indebtedness in return for agreeing to provide veterinary services in veterinarian shortage situations. The information will also be used to determine an applicant’s eligibility for participation in the program. The information also allows the VMLRP to assess program processes and impact, make program improvements based on process feedback, and provide feedback to State Animal Health Officials on veterinarian shortage situations, which can aide them during the nomination process. Description of Respondents: Individuals or households; Business or other for-profit. Number of Respondents: 1,190. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Biennially. Total Burden Hours: 11,979. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–14416 Filed 6–17–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–09–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Utilities Service Announcement of Application Deadlines and Requirements for Section 313A Guarantees for Bonds and Notes Issued for Electrification or Telephone Purposes Loan Program for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Rural Utilities Service, USDA. Notice; correction. AGENCY: ACTION: The Rural Utilities Service (RUS), an agency of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), published a document in the Federal Register of June 14, 2016, concerning the Announcement of Application Deadlines and Requirements for Section 313A Guarantees for Bonds and Notes Issued for Electrification or Telephone Purposes Loan Program for Fiscal Year SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\20JNN1.SGM 20JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

National Institute of Food and Agriculture


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

June 14, 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 July 20, 
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.

National Institute of Food and Agriculture

    Title: Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program (VMLRP).
    OMB Control Number: 0524-NEW.
    Summary of Collection: In January 2003, the National Veterinary 
Medical Service Act (NVMSA) was passed into law adding section 1415A to 
the National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act 
of 1997. This law established a new Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment 
Program (VMLRP) (7 U.S.C. 3151a) authorizing the Secretary of 
Agriculture to carry out a program of entering into agreements with 
veterinarians under which they agree to provide veterinary services in 
veterinarian shortage situations. The purpose of the program is to 
assure an adequate supply of trained food animal veterinarians in 
shortage situations and provide USDA with a pool of veterinary 
specialists to assist in the control and eradication of animal disease 
outbreaks. The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) will 
designate geographic and practice areas that have a shortage of food 
supply veterinarians in order to carry out the VMLRP goals of 
strengthening the nation's animal health infrastructure and 
supplementing the Federal response during animal health emergencies. 
NIFA will carry out NVMSA by entering into educational loan repayment 
agreements with veterinarians who agree to provide veterinary services 
in veterinarian shortage situation for a determined period of time. 
NIFA will collect information using the Shortage Situation Nomination 
Form, Application Form, Records and Reports, and Surveys.
    Need and Use of the Information: The information collected allows 
the National Institute of Food and Agriculture to request from VMLRP 
applicants' information related to eligibility, qualification, career 
interests, and recommendations necessary to evaluate their applications 
for repayment of educational indebtedness in return for agreeing to 
provide veterinary services in veterinarian shortage situations. The 
information will also be used to determine an applicant's eligibility 
for participation in the program. The information also allows the VMLRP 
to assess program processes and impact, make program improvements based 
on process feedback, and provide feedback to State Animal Health 
Officials on veterinarian shortage situations, which can aide them 
during the nomination process.
    Description of Respondents: Individuals or households; Business or 
other for-profit.
    Number of Respondents: 1,190.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Biennially.
    Total Burden Hours: 11,979.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-14416 Filed 6-17-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3410-09-P