Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection, 51430 [2016-18497]

Download as PDF 51430 Notices Federal Register Vol. 81, No. 150 Thursday, August 4, 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 Rural Business-Cooperative Service Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection Rural Business-Cooperative Service, USDA ACTION: Proposed collection, comments requested. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Rural BusinessCooperative Service’s (RBS) intention to request an extension for a currently approved information collection in support of the Rural Cooperative Development Grants program. DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by October 3, 2016 to be assured of consideration. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Susan Horst, Management and Program Analyst, Cooperative Services, Rural Business-Cooperative Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Stop 3250, Room 4214, South Agriculture Building, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250–3250. Telephone (202) 260–5952. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Rural Cooperative Development Grants. OMB Number: 0570–0006. Expiration Date of Approval: December 31, 2016. Type of Request: Intent to extend the clearance for collection of information under RD Instruction 4284–F, Rural Cooperative Development Grants. Abstract: The primary purpose of the RBS is to promote understanding, use, and development of the cooperative form of business as a viable option for enhancing the income of agricultural producers and other rural residents. 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Notices
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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 
appearing in this section.

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Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 150 / Thursday, August 4, 2016 / 
Notices

[[Page 51430]]



DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Rural Business-Cooperative Service


Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved 
Information Collection

AGENCY: Rural Business-Cooperative Service, USDA

ACTION: Proposed collection, comments requested.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this 
notice announces the Rural Business-Cooperative Service's (RBS) 
intention to request an extension for a currently approved information 
collection in support of the Rural Cooperative Development Grants 
program.

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by October 3, 2016 to 
be assured of consideration.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Susan Horst, Management and Program 
Analyst, Cooperative Services, Rural Business-Cooperative Service, U.S. 
Department of Agriculture, Stop 3250, Room 4214, South Agriculture 
Building, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250-3250. 
Telephone (202) 260-5952.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Rural Cooperative Development Grants.
    OMB Number: 0570-0006.
    Expiration Date of Approval: December 31, 2016.
    Type of Request: Intent to extend the clearance for collection of 
information under RD Instruction 4284-F, Rural Cooperative Development 
Grants.
    Abstract: The primary purpose of the RBS is to promote 
understanding, use, and development of the cooperative form of business 
as a viable option for enhancing the income of agricultural producers 
and other rural residents. The primary objective of the Rural 
Cooperative Development Grants program is to improve the economic 
condition of rural areas through cooperative development. Grants will 
be awarded on a competitive basis to nonprofit corporations and 
institutions of higher education based on specific selection criteria.
    Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of 
information is estimated to average 15 minutes to 80 hours per 
response.
    Respondents: Nonprofit corporations and institutions of higher 
education.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 55.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 8.4.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 462.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 6,182 hours.
    Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Jeanne 
Jacobs, Regulations and Paperwork Management Branch, at (202) 692-0040.
    Comments:
    Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of RBS functions, 
including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the 
accuracy of RBS' estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of 
information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions 
used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and (d) 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 may be sent to Jeanne Jacobs, Regulations and 
Paperwork Management Branch, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rural 
Development, Stop 0742, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 
20250. All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in 
the request for Office of Management and Budget approval. All comments 
will also become a matter of public record.

    Dated: July 21, 2016.
Samuel H. Rikkers,
Administrator, Rural Business-Cooperative Service.
[FR Doc. 2016-18497 Filed 8-3-16; 8:45 am]
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