Notice of Intent To Certify Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (Wisconsin); Request for Comments, 57886 [2016-20173]

Download as PDF 57886 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 164 / Wednesday, August 24, 2016 / Notices Opportunity for Designation Interested persons or governmental agencies may apply for designation to provide official services in the geographic areas specified above under the provisions of section 79(f) of the USGSA and 7 CFR 800.196. Designation in the specified geographic areas in North Carolina is for the period beginning October 1, 2016, to September 30, 2021. To apply for designation or to request more information, contact Jacob Thein at the address listed above. Request for Comments We are publishing this Notice to provide interested persons the opportunity to comment on the quality of services provided by the North Carolina official agency. In the designation process, we are particularly interested in receiving comments citing reasons and pertinent data supporting or objecting to the designation of the applicant. Submit all comments to Jacob Thein at the above address or at http:// www.regulations.gov. We consider applications, comments, and other available information when determining which applicants will be designated. Authority: 7 U.S.C. 71–87k. Larry Mitchell, Administrator, Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration. [FR Doc. 2016–20167 Filed 8–23–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–KD–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) Notice of Intent To Certify Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (Wisconsin); Request for Comments Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration, USDA. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: We are asking for comments on the quality of services provided by this Delegated State: Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (Wisconsin). DATES: Comments must be received by September 23, 2016. ADDRESSES: Submit comments concerning this Notice using any of the following methods: • Submit Comments Using the Internet: Go to Regulations.gov (http:// www.regulations.gov). Instructions for submitting and reading comments are detailed on the site. mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:16 Aug 23, 2016 Jkt 238001 • Mail, Courier or Hand Delivery: Jacob Thein, Compliance Officer, USDA, GIPSA, FGIS, QACD, 10383 North Ambassador Drive, Kansas City, MO 64153. • Fax: Jacob Thein, 816–872–1257. • Email: Jacob.D.Thein@usda.gov or FGIS.QACD@usda.gov. Read Comments: All comments are available for public inspection at the office above during regular business hours (7 CFR 1.27(c)). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jacob Thein, 816–866–2223, Jacob.D.Thein@usda.gov or FGIS.QACD@usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 79(e)(2)(A) of the United States Grain Standards Act (USGSA) designates that if the Secretary determines, pursuant to paragraph (3) of Section 79(e), that a State agency is qualified to perform official inspection, meets the criteria in subsection (f)(1)(A) of Section 79, and (i) was performing official inspection at an export port location under this chapter on July 1, 1976, or (ii)(I) performed official inspection at an export port location at any time prior to July 1, 1976, (II) was designated under subsection (f) of Section 79 on December 22, 1982, to perform official inspections at locations other than export port locations, and (III) operates in a State from which total annual exports do not exceed, as determined by the Secretary, five per centum of the total amount of grain exported from the United States annually, the Secretary may delegate authority to the State agency to perform all or specified functions involving official inspection (other than appeal inspection) at export port locations within the State, including export port locations which may in the future be established, subject to such rules, regulations, instructions, and oversight as the Secretary may prescribe, and any such official inspection shall continue to be the direct responsibility of the Secretary. Any such delegation may be revoked by the Secretary, at the discretion of the Secretary, at any time upon notice to the State agency without opportunity for a hearing. Under Section 79(e) of the USGSA, every five years, the Secretary shall certify that each State agency with a delegation of authority is meeting the criteria described in subsection (f)(1)(A). Delegations shall be renewed according to the criteria and procedures set forth in Section 79(e)(2)(B) of the USGSA. Area of Delegation Wisconsin Pursuant to Section 79(e)(2) of the USGSA, the following export port PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 locations, in the State of Wisconsin is assigned to this State agency. In Wisconsin All export port locations in the State of Wisconsin, except those export port locations within the State, which are serviced by GIPSA (Milwaukee). In Minnesota The export port location of Duluth, Minnesota. Request for Comments We are publishing this Notice to provide interested persons the opportunity to comment on the quality of services provided by the State of Wisconsin. We are particularly interested in receiving comments citing reasons and pertinent data supporting or objecting to the delegation of the applicant. Submit all comments to Jacob Thein at the above address or at http:// www.regulations.gov. We consider comments and other available information when determining certification. Authority: 7 U.S.C. 71–87k. Larry Mitchell, Administrator, Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration. [FR Doc. 2016–20173 Filed 8–23–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–KD–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness: Notice of Public Meeting International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed topics of discussion for a public meeting of the Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness (Committee). DATES: This conference call meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 7, 2016, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The deadline for members of the public to register to participate in or listen to the meeting is 5 p.m., Thursday, September 1, 2016. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held by conference call with webinar capabilities. The Web site, call-in number and passcode will be provided by email to registrants. Requests to register and any written comments should be submitted to: Richard Boll, Office of Supply Chain, Professional & Business Services, International Trade SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\24AUN1.SGM 24AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 164 (Wednesday, August 24, 2016)]
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA)


Notice of Intent To Certify Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, 
Trade and Consumer Protection (Wisconsin); Request for Comments

AGENCY: Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration, USDA.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: We are asking for comments on the quality of services provided 
by this Delegated State: Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and 
Consumer Protection (Wisconsin).

DATES: Comments must be received by September 23, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments concerning this Notice using any of the 
following methods:
     Submit Comments Using the Internet: Go to Regulations.gov 
(http://www.regulations.gov). Instructions for submitting and reading 
comments are detailed on the site.
     Mail, Courier or Hand Delivery: Jacob Thein, Compliance 
Officer, USDA, GIPSA, FGIS, QACD, 10383 North Ambassador Drive, Kansas 
City, MO 64153.
     Fax: Jacob Thein, 816-872-1257.
     Email: Jacob.D.Thein@usda.gov or FGIS.QACD@usda.gov.
    Read Comments: All comments are available for public inspection at 
the office above during regular business hours (7 CFR 1.27(c)).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jacob Thein, 816-866-2223, 
Jacob.D.Thein@usda.gov or FGIS.QACD@usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 79(e)(2)(A) of the United States 
Grain Standards Act (USGSA) designates that if the Secretary 
determines, pursuant to paragraph (3) of Section 79(e), that a State 
agency is qualified to perform official inspection, meets the criteria 
in subsection (f)(1)(A) of Section 79, and (i) was performing official 
inspection at an export port location under this chapter on July 1, 
1976, or (ii)(I) performed official inspection at an export port 
location at any time prior to July 1, 1976, (II) was designated under 
subsection (f) of Section 79 on December 22, 1982, to perform official 
inspections at locations other than export port locations, and (III) 
operates in a State from which total annual exports do not exceed, as 
determined by the Secretary, five per centum of the total amount of 
grain exported from the United States annually, the Secretary may 
delegate authority to the State agency to perform all or specified 
functions involving official inspection (other than appeal inspection) 
at export port locations within the State, including export port 
locations which may in the future be established, subject to such 
rules, regulations, instructions, and oversight as the Secretary may 
prescribe, and any such official inspection shall continue to be the 
direct responsibility of the Secretary. Any such delegation may be 
revoked by the Secretary, at the discretion of the Secretary, at any 
time upon notice to the State agency without opportunity for a hearing. 
Under Section 79(e) of the USGSA, every five years, the Secretary shall 
certify that each State agency with a delegation of authority is 
meeting the criteria described in subsection (f)(1)(A). Delegations 
shall be renewed according to the criteria and procedures set forth in 
Section 79(e)(2)(B) of the USGSA.

Area of Delegation

Wisconsin

    Pursuant to Section 79(e)(2) of the USGSA, the following export 
port locations, in the State of Wisconsin is assigned to this State 
agency.
In Wisconsin
    All export port locations in the State of Wisconsin, except those 
export port locations within the State, which are serviced by GIPSA 
(Milwaukee).
In Minnesota
    The export port location of Duluth, Minnesota.

Request for Comments

    We are publishing this Notice to provide interested persons the 
opportunity to comment on the quality of services provided by the State 
of Wisconsin. We are particularly interested in receiving comments 
citing reasons and pertinent data supporting or objecting to the 
delegation of the applicant. Submit all comments to Jacob Thein at the 
above address or at http://www.regulations.gov.
    We consider comments and other available information when 
determining certification.

    Authority: 7 U.S.C. 71-87k.

Larry Mitchell,
Administrator, Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration.
[FR Doc. 2016-20173 Filed 8-23-16; 8:45 am]
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