Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 41514-41515 [2016-15089]

Download as PDF 41514 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 123 / Monday, June 27, 2016 / Notices System for Award Management (SAM). This registration must be maintained and updated annually. Applicants can register or update their profile, at no cost, by visiting the SAM Web site at www.sam.gov which will satisfy both the CCR and SAM registration requirements. This is a requirement to register for www.grants.gov. mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES D. Reporting Requirement In accordance with 2 CFR part 200, the following reporting requirements will apply to awards provided under this FOA. The OAO reserves the right to revise the schedule and format of reporting requirements as necessary in the award agreement. 1. Quarterly Progress Reports and Financial Reports will be required. • Quarterly Progress Reports. The awardee must submit the OMBapproved Performance Progress Report form (SF–PPR, Approval Number: 0970– 0334). For each report, the awardee must complete fields 1 through 12 of the SF–PPR. To complete field 10, the awardee is required to provide a detailed narrative of project performance and activities as an attachment, as described in the award agreement. Quarterly progress reports must be submitted to the designated OAO official within 30 days after the end of each calendar quarter. • Quarterly Financial Reports. The awardee must submit the Standard Form 425, Federal Financial Report. For each report, the awardee must complete both the Federal Cash Transaction Report and the Financial Status Report sections of the SF–425. Quarterly financial reports must be submitted to the designated OAO official within 30 days after the end of each calendar quarter. 2. Final progress and financial reports will be required upon project completion. The final progress report should include a summary of the project or activity throughout the funding period, achievements of the project or activity, and a discussion of problems experienced in conducting the project or activity. The final financial report should consist of a complete SF–425 indicating the total costs of the project. Final progress and financial reports must be submitted to the designated OAO official within 90 days after the completion of the award period. Signed this 20th day of June 2016. Christian Obineme, Associate Director, Office of Advocacy and Outreach. [FR Doc. 2016–15124 Filed 6–24–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:52 Jun 24, 2016 Jkt 238001 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Food and Nutrition Service Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request June 22, 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 27, 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. poverty local education agencies (LEAs) and schools. This alternative is referred to as the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP). In accordance with the law, CEP was phased in over a period of several years. CEP became available nationwide to all eligible LEAs and schools beginning July 1, 2014. The objective of the study is to examine operational issues and perceived incentives and barriers for adopting CEP as well as the impacts on National School Lunch Programs and School Breakfast Program participation and per meal revenues. Need and Use of the Information: This study is necessary to implement section 28(a)(1) of the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act. This legislation directs the U.S. Department of Agriculture to carry out annual national performance assessments of the School Breakfast Program and the National School Lunch Programs. With the expansion of CEP nationwide, the CEP Characteristics Study will include surveys of nationally representative samples of participating and eligible non-participating LEAs to obtain updated information on the characteristics of participating and nonparticipating districts and schools. It will also examine CEP impacts on student participation and per meal revenue. Description of Respondents: State, Local, or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 1,029. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: One time. Total Burden Hours: 1,621. Food and Nutrition Service Title: Special Nutrition Programs Quick Response Surveys. OMB Control Number: 0584–NEW. Summary of Collection: This is a new generic clearance that will allow the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) to quickly collect and analyze specific information from State and local administrators of the Special Nutrition Programs (SNP), including the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children, National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, Summer Food Food and Nutrition Service Service Program, the Child and Adult Title: Community Eligibility Provision Care Food Program, Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program, Food Distribution Characteristics Study (CEP). on Indian Reservation, Commodity OMB Control Number: 0584–NEW. Summary of Collection: Section 104(a) Supplemental Food Program, and the Emergency Food Assistance Program. of the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (Pub. L. 111–296) amended section Currently, FNS conducts lengthy, large, and complex studies on broad topics 11(a) (1) of the Richard B. Russell about each SNP, which often take National School Lunch Act (42 U.S.C. several years to complete. The Quick 1759a(a)(1)(the law) to provide an alternative to household applications for Response Surveys will provide a new mechanism for succinct, quickfree and reduced- price meals in high PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\27JNN1.SGM 27JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 123 / Monday, June 27, 2016 / Notices mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES turnaround studies to complement the larger SNP studies. This generic clearance will enable FNS to administer the SNPs more effectively by providing a mechanism for rapidly collecting current information on specific timesensitive features or issues. The surveys submitted under this generic clearance will be voluntary surveys. Need and Use of the Information: The surveys submitted under this generic clearance will collect information from key administrators of the SNPs at the State, local, and site level in response to various program and research questions resulting from the larger and more complex SNP studies. The data collected from these quick turnaround studies will be used to answer policy and implementation questions posed by the larger studies and will enable FNS to monitor program funding, comply with statutes and regulations, and adopt program changes. Please note that in the 60-day Federal Register Notice published on November 20, 2015, the estimated burden for this collection was calculated on an annual basis and did not include estimates for the three-year approval period. This notice reports the total burden hours for the three year approval. Description of Respondents: Not-for profit institutions and State, Local, or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 110,403. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On Occasion. Total Burden Hours: 34,638. Food and Nutrition Service Title: Generic Clearance to Conduct Formative Research. OMB Control Number: 0584–0524. Summary of Collection: This information collection is based on section 19 of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (42 U.S.C. 1787), section 5 of the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (42 U.S.C. 1754) and section 11(f) of the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 (7 U.S.C. 2020). This information collection will conduct research in support of FNS’ goal of delivering science-based nutrition education to targeted audiences. From development through testing of materials and tools with the target audience, FNS plans to conduct data collections that involve formative research including focus groups, interviews (dyad, triad, telephone, etc.), surveys and Web-based collection tools. Need and Use of the Information: Obtaining formative input and feedback is fundamental to FNS’ success in delivering science- based nutrition messages and reaching diverse segments of the population in ways that are VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:52 Jun 24, 2016 Jkt 238001 meaningful and relevant. This includes conferring with the target audience, individuals who serve the target audience, and key stakeholders on the communication strategies and interventions that will be developed and on the delivery approaches that will be used to reach consumers. The formative research and testing activities described will help in the development of effective education and promotion tools and communication strategies. Collection of this information will increase FNS’ ability to formulate nutrition education interventions that resonate with the intended target population, in particular low-income families. Description of Respondents: Individuals or households; Not forprofit institutions; Farms; State, Local or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 113,775. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 43,803. Food and Nutrition Service Title: Food Program Reporting System (FPRS). OMB Control Number: 0584–0594. Summary of Collection: The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is consolidating certain programmatic and financial data reporting requirements under the Food Programs Reporting System (FPRS), an electronic reporting system. The purpose is to give State agencies and Indian Tribal Organization (ITO) agencies one portal for the various reporting required for the programs that the State and ITO agencies operate. Need and Use of the Information: The data collected will be used for a variety of purposes, mainly program evaluation, planning, audits, funding, research, regulatory compliance and general statistics. The data is gathered at various times, ranging from monthly, quarterly, annual or final submissions. Without the information, FNS would be unable to meet its legislative and regulatory reporting requirements for the affected programs. Description of Respondents: State, Local or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 5,095. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Quarterly, Semi-annually, Monthly; Annually. Total Burden Hours: 104,556. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–15089 Filed 6–24–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–30–P PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 41515 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Notice of New Fee Site; Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act Siuslaw National Forest, Forest Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Siuslaw National Forest is proposing to charge new fees at five recreation sites. Sites are undergoing new construction or amenities are being added to improve visitor services and experiences. Fees are assessed based on the level of amenities and services provided, cost of operation and maintenance, market assessment, and public comment. Fee receipts would be used for the operation and maintenance of these recreation sites. Castle Rock and Rocky Bend campgrounds will be converted to group campgrounds offering a new opportunity for the public and available to reserve at $75/night. Major reconstruction of the historic Hebo Kitchen, a day use picnic shelter, at Hebo Lake is planned this year and would be available for groups to reserve at $50/day. A $5 day use fee at South Lake/Pioneer Indian Trailhead would be added and recreation passes honored. This site will have new interpretive materials and picnic tables as well as trash service. A $5 day use fee or recreation pass would also be honored at the new Cascade Head interpretive site along the Salmon River estuary within Cascade Head Scenic Research Area. This site is currently under construction and will be completed later this year. People are invited to comment on this proposal. DATES: Comments on the proposal will be accepted through September 15, 2016. New fees would begin after January 2017. ADDRESSES: Jeremiah C. Ingersoll, Forest Supervisor, Siuslaw National Forest, 3200 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis, OR 97333. SUMMARY: Dani Pavoni, Recreation Staff Officer, 541– 750–7046 or email SiuslawRecFee@ fs.fed.us. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Federal Recreation Lands Enhancement Act (Title VII, Pub. L. 108–447) directed the Secretary of Agriculture to publish a six month advance notice in the Federal Register whenever new recreation fee areas are established. Once public involvement is complete, these new fees will be reviewed and a SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\27JNN1.SGM 27JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 123 (Monday, June 27, 2016)]
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Food and Nutrition Service


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

June 22, 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 27, 
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: Community Eligibility Provision Characteristics Study (CEP).
    OMB Control Number: 0584-NEW.
    Summary of Collection: Section 104(a) of the Healthy Hunger-Free 
Kids Act of 2010 (Pub. L. 111-296) amended section 11(a) (1) of the 
Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (42 U.S.C. 1759a(a)(1)(the 
law) to provide an alternative to household applications for free and 
reduced- price meals in high poverty local education agencies (LEAs) 
and schools. This alternative is referred to as the Community 
Eligibility Provision (CEP). In accordance with the law, CEP was phased 
in over a period of several years. CEP became available nationwide to 
all eligible LEAs and schools beginning July 1, 2014. The objective of 
the study is to examine operational issues and perceived incentives and 
barriers for adopting CEP as well as the impacts on National School 
Lunch Programs and School Breakfast Program participation and per meal 
revenues.
    Need and Use of the Information: This study is necessary to 
implement section 28(a)(1) of the Richard B. Russell National School 
Lunch Act. This legislation directs the U.S. Department of Agriculture 
to carry out annual national performance assessments of the School 
Breakfast Program and the National School Lunch Programs. With the 
expansion of CEP nationwide, the CEP Characteristics Study will include 
surveys of nationally representative samples of participating and 
eligible non-participating LEAs to obtain updated information on the 
characteristics of participating and non-participating districts and 
schools. It will also examine CEP impacts on student participation and 
per meal revenue.
    Description of Respondents: State, Local, or Tribal Government.
    Number of Respondents: 1,029.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: One time.
    Total Burden Hours: 1,621.

Food and Nutrition Service

    Title: Special Nutrition Programs Quick Response Surveys.
    OMB Control Number: 0584-NEW.
    Summary of Collection: This is a new generic clearance that will 
allow the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) to quickly collect and 
analyze specific information from State and local administrators of the 
Special Nutrition Programs (SNP), including the Special Supplemental 
Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children, National School 
Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, Summer Food Service Program, 
the Child and Adult Care Food Program, Fresh Fruit and Vegetable 
Program, Food Distribution on Indian Reservation, Commodity 
Supplemental Food Program, and the Emergency Food Assistance Program. 
Currently, FNS conducts lengthy, large, and complex studies on broad 
topics about each SNP, which often take several years to complete. The 
Quick Response Surveys will provide a new mechanism for succinct, 
quick-

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turnaround studies to complement the larger SNP studies. This generic 
clearance will enable FNS to administer the SNPs more effectively by 
providing a mechanism for rapidly collecting current information on 
specific time-sensitive features or issues. The surveys submitted under 
this generic clearance will be voluntary surveys.
    Need and Use of the Information: The surveys submitted under this 
generic clearance will collect information from key administrators of 
the SNPs at the State, local, and site level in response to various 
program and research questions resulting from the larger and more 
complex SNP studies. The data collected from these quick turnaround 
studies will be used to answer policy and implementation questions 
posed by the larger studies and will enable FNS to monitor program 
funding, comply with statutes and regulations, and adopt program 
changes.
    Please note that in the 60-day Federal Register Notice published on 
November 20, 2015, the estimated burden for this collection was 
calculated on an annual basis and did not include estimates for the 
three-year approval period. This notice reports the total burden hours 
for the three year approval.
    Description of Respondents: Not-for profit institutions and State, 
Local, or Tribal Government.
    Number of Respondents: 110,403.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On Occasion.
    Total Burden Hours: 34,638.

Food and Nutrition Service

    Title: Generic Clearance to Conduct Formative Research.
    OMB Control Number: 0584-0524.
    Summary of Collection: This information collection is based on 
section 19 of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (42 U.S.C. 1787), section 
5 of the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (42 U.S.C. 1754) 
and section 11(f) of the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 (7 U.S.C. 
2020). This information collection will conduct research in support of 
FNS' goal of delivering science-based nutrition education to targeted 
audiences. From development through testing of materials and tools with 
the target audience, FNS plans to conduct data collections that involve 
formative research including focus groups, interviews (dyad, triad, 
telephone, etc.), surveys and Web-based collection tools.
    Need and Use of the Information: Obtaining formative input and 
feedback is fundamental to FNS' success in delivering science- based 
nutrition messages and reaching diverse segments of the population in 
ways that are meaningful and relevant. This includes conferring with 
the target audience, individuals who serve the target audience, and key 
stakeholders on the communication strategies and interventions that 
will be developed and on the delivery approaches that will be used to 
reach consumers. The formative research and testing activities 
described will help in the development of effective education and 
promotion tools and communication strategies. Collection of this 
information will increase FNS' ability to formulate nutrition education 
interventions that resonate with the intended target population, in 
particular low-income families.
    Description of Respondents: Individuals or households; Not for-
profit institutions; Farms; State, Local or Tribal Government.
    Number of Respondents: 113,775.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion.
    Total Burden Hours: 43,803.

Food and Nutrition Service

    Title: Food Program Reporting System (FPRS).
    OMB Control Number: 0584-0594.
    Summary of Collection: The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is 
consolidating certain programmatic and financial data reporting 
requirements under the Food Programs Reporting System (FPRS), an 
electronic reporting system. The purpose is to give State agencies and 
Indian Tribal Organization (ITO) agencies one portal for the various 
reporting required for the programs that the State and ITO agencies 
operate.
    Need and Use of the Information: The data collected will be used 
for a variety of purposes, mainly program evaluation, planning, audits, 
funding, research, regulatory compliance and general statistics. The 
data is gathered at various times, ranging from monthly, quarterly, 
annual or final submissions. Without the information, FNS would be 
unable to meet its legislative and regulatory reporting requirements 
for the affected programs.
    Description of Respondents: State, Local or Tribal Government.
    Number of Respondents: 5,095.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Quarterly, Semi-annually, 
Monthly; Annually.
    Total Burden Hours: 104,556.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-15089 Filed 6-24-16; 8:45 am]
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