Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 50460-50461 [2016-18081]

Download as PDF 50460 Notices Federal Register Vol. 81, No. 147 Monday, August 1, 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 [Document Number AMS–NOP–16–0049; NOP–16–07] Notice of Meeting of the National Organic Standards Board Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, (5 U.S.C. App.), the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), is announcing a meeting of the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) to assist the USDA in the development of standards for substances to be used in organic production and to advise the Secretary of Agriculture on any other aspects of the implementation of Organic Foods Production Act. DATES: The Board will receive public comments via webinar on November 3, 2016 from 1:00 p.m. to approximately 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET). A face-toface meeting will be held November 16– 18, 2016, from 8:30 a.m. to approximately 6:00 p.m. ET. The deadline to submit written comments and/or sign up for oral comment at either the webinar or face-to-face meeting is 11:59 p.m. ET, October 26, 2016. SUMMARY: The November 3, 2016 webinar is virtual and will be accessed via the internet and/or phone. Access information will be available on the AMS Web site prior to the webinar. 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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The NOSB makes recommendations to the Department of Agriculture about whether substances should be allowed or prohibited in organic production and/or handling, assists in the development of standards for organic production, and advises the Secretary on other aspects of the implementation of the Organic Foods Production Act (7 U.S.C. 6501–6522). The public meeting allows the NOSB to discuss and vote on proposed recommendations to the USDA, receive updates from the USDA National Organic Program (NOP) on issues pertaining to organic agriculture, and receive comments from the organic community. The meeting is open to the public. All meeting documents, including the meeting agenda, NOSB proposals and discussion documents, instructions for submitting and viewing public comments, and instructions for requesting time for oral comments will be available on the AMS Web site at www.ams.usda.gov/NOSBMeetings. Please check the Web site periodically for updates. Meeting topics will encompass a wide range of issues, including: Substances petitioned for addition to or deletion from the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances (National List), substances on the National List that require NOSB review before their 2018 sunset dates, and guidance on organic policies. At this meeting, the NOSB will complete its review of substances that have a sunset date in 2018. Participants and attendees may take photos and video at the meeting, but not in a manner that disturbs the proceedings. Public Comments: Comments should address specific topics noted on the meeting agenda. Written comments: Written public comments will be accepted on or before 11:59 p.m. ET October 26, 2016 via http://www.regulations.gov. Comments submitted after this date will be provided to the NOSB, but Board members may not have adequate time to PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 consider those comments prior to making recommendations. The NOP strongly prefers comments to be submitted electronically; however, written comments may also be submitted (i.e. postmarked) by the deadline, via mail to the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION. Oral Comments: The NOSB is providing the public multiple dates and opportunities to provide oral comments and will accommodate as many individuals and organizations as time permits. Persons or organizations wishing to make oral comments must pre-register by 11:59 p.m. ET, October 26, 2016, and can only register for one speaking slot: Either during the webinar, November 3, 2016, or at the face-to-face meeting, November 16–18, 2016. Once the schedule is full, individuals will be added to a waiting list. Instructions for registering and participating in the webinar can be found at www.ams.usda.gov/NOSBMeetings. Meeting Accommodations: The meeting hotel is ADA Compliant, and the USDA provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities where appropriate. If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this public meeting, please notify the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Determinations for reasonable accommodation will be made on a caseby-case basis. Dated: July 26, 2016. Elanor Starmer, Administrator, Agricultural Marketing Service. [FR Doc. 2016–18107 Filed 7–29–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–02–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Food Safety and Inspection Service Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request July 27, 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 E:\FR\FM\01AUN1.SGM 01AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 147 / Monday, August 1, 2016 / Notices sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES 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 August 31, 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. Food Safety and Inspection Service Title: Import of Undenatured Inedible Product. OMB Control Number: 0583–0161. Summary of Collection: The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has been delegated the authority to exercise the functions of the Secretary as provided in the Federal Meat Inspection Act (FMIA) (21 U.S.C. 601 et seq.), and the Egg Products Inspection Act (EPIA) (21 U.S.C. 1031 et seq.). These statutes mandate that FSIS protect the public by ensuring that meat and egg products are safe, wholesome, unadulterated, and properly labeled and packaged. Foreign governments are to petition FSIS for approval to import undenatured inedible egg products into the United States. Need and Use of the Information: FSIS will collect the information from firms using form FSIS 9540–4, ‘‘Permit Holder—Importation of Undenatured Inedible Products’’ for the undenatured inedible product that they are importing VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:16 Jul 29, 2016 Jkt 238001 into the United States. FSIS will use the information on the form to keep track of the movement of imported undenatured inedible meat and egg products. Description of Respondents: Business or other-for profit. Number of Respondents: 20. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: One time. Total Burden Hours: 667. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–18081 Filed 7–29–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–DM–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service National Advisory Committee for Implementation of the National Forest System Land Management Planning Rule Forest Service, USDA Notice of meetings. AGENCY: ACTION: The National Advisory Committee for Implementation of the National Forest System Land Management Planning Rule Committee (Committee) will meet in Washington, DC. Attendees may also participate via webinar and conference call. The Committee operates in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Committee information can be found by visiting the Committee’s Web site at: http://www.fs.usda.gov/main/ planningrule/committee. DATES: The meeting will be held inperson and via webinar/conference call on the following dates and times: • Tuesday, August 30, 2016, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST • Wednesday, August 31, 2016, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST • Thursday, September 1, 2016, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. EST All meetings are subject to cancellation. For updated status of meetings prior to attendance, please contact the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Forest Service International Programs Office, 1 Thomas Circle, Suite 400, Washington, DC For anyone who would like to attend via webinar and/or conference call, please visit the Web site listed above or contact the person listed in the section titled FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Written comments may be submitted as described under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. 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The agenda will include time for people to make oral comments of three minutes or less. Individuals wishing to make an oral comment should submit a request in writing by August 26, 2016, to be scheduled on the agenda. Anyone who would like to bring related matters to the attention of the Committee may file written statements with the Committee’s staff before or after the meeting. Written comments and time requests for oral comments must be sent to Jennifer Helwig, USDA Forest Service, Ecosystem Management Coordination, 201 14th Street SW., Mail Stop 1104, Washington, DC 20250–1104, or by email at jahelwig@fs.fed.us. The agenda and summary of the meeting will be posted on the Committee’s Web site within 21 days of the meeting. Meeting Accommodations: If you are a person requiring reasonable accommodation, please make requests in advance for sign language interpreting, assistive listening devices, or other reasonable accommodation. 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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Food Safety and Inspection Service


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

July 27, 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

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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 August 
31, 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.

Food Safety and Inspection Service

    Title: Import of Undenatured Inedible Product.
    OMB Control Number: 0583-0161.
    Summary of Collection: The Food Safety and Inspection Service 
(FSIS) has been delegated the authority to exercise the functions of 
the Secretary as provided in the Federal Meat Inspection Act (FMIA) (21 
U.S.C. 601 et seq.), and the Egg Products Inspection Act (EPIA) (21 
U.S.C. 1031 et seq.). These statutes mandate that FSIS protect the 
public by ensuring that meat and egg products are safe, wholesome, 
unadulterated, and properly labeled and packaged. Foreign governments 
are to petition FSIS for approval to import undenatured inedible egg 
products into the United States.
    Need and Use of the Information: FSIS will collect the information 
from firms using form FSIS 9540-4, ``Permit Holder--Importation of 
Undenatured Inedible Products'' for the undenatured inedible product 
that they are importing into the United States. FSIS will use the 
information on the form to keep track of the movement of imported 
undenatured inedible meat and egg products.
    Description of Respondents: Business or other-for profit.
    Number of Respondents: 20.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: One time.
    Total Burden Hours: 667.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-18081 Filed 7-29-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3410-DM-P