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Download as PDF 59178 Notices Federal Register Vol. 81, No. 167 Monday, August 29, 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 Forest Service Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request jstallworth on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES August 24, 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 and other forms of information technology. Comments regarding this information collection received by September 28, 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 20503. Commentors 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) 720–8681. An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:27 Aug 26, 2016 Jkt 238001 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. Forest Service Title: Annual Wildfire Summary Report. OMB Control Number: 0596–0025. Summary of Collection: The Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act of 1978 (16 U.S.C. 2101) requires the Forest Service (FS) to collect information about wildfire suppression efforts by State and local fire fighting agencies in order to support specific congressional funding requests for the Forest Service State and Private Forestry Cooperative Fire Program. The program provides supplemental funding for State and local fire fighting agencies. The FS works cooperatively with State and local fire fighting agencies to support their fire suppression efforts. FS will collect information using form FS 3100– 8, Annual Wildfire Summary Report. Need and Use of the Information: FS will collect information using form FS– 3100–8 to determine if the Cooperative Fire Program funds, provided to the State and local fire fighting agencies have been used by State and local agencies to improve their fire suppression capabilities. The information collected includes the numbers of fires and acres burned on State and private land by cause, such as lightning, campfires, smoking, debris burning, arson, equipment, railroads, children and miscellaneous activities. Information about the importance of the State and Private Cooperative Fire Program will be shared with the pubic. FS would be unable to assess the effectiveness of the State and Private Forestry Cooperative Fire Program if the information provided on FS–3100–8, were not collected. Description of Respondents: State, Local or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 56. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Annually. Total Burden Hours: 28. Forest Service Title: Land Exchanges. OMB Control Number: 0596–0105. PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Summary of Collection: Land exchanges are discretionary, voluntary real estate transactions between the Secretary of Agriculture (acting by and through the Forest Service) and a nonFederal exchange party (or parties). Land exchanges can be initiated by a non-Federal party (or parties), and agent of a landowners, a broker, a third party, or a non-Federal public agency. Each land exchange requires preparation of an Agreement to Initiate, as required by Title 36 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), part 254, subpart C, section 254.4—Agreement to Initiate and Exchange. As the exchange proposal develops, the exchange parties may enter into a binding Exchange Agreement, pursuant to Title 36 CFR part 254, subpart A, section 254.14— Exchange Agreement. Need and Use of the Information: The Agreement to Initiate document specifies the preliminary and on-biding intentions of the non-Federal land exchange party and the Forest Service in pursuing a land exchange. The Agreement to Initiate contains information such as the description of properties considered for exchange, an implementation schedule of action items, identification of the party responsible for each action item, and target dates for completion of action items. The Exchange Agreement documents the conditions necessary to complete the exchange. It contains information identifying parties, description of lands and interests to be exchanged, identification of all reserved and outstanding interests, and all other terms and conditions that are necessary to complete the exchange. Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit; Individuals or households; State, Local or Tribal Government Number of Respondents: 19. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 124. Forest Service Title: The Role of Local Communities in the Development of Agreement or Contract Plans through Stewardship Contracting. OMB Control Number: 0596–0201. Summary of Collection: Section 8205 of Public Law 113–79, the Agricultural Act of 2014, requires the Forest Service (FS) to report to Congress annually on E:\FR\FM\29AUN1.SGM 29AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 167 / Monday, August 29, 2016 / Notices jstallworth on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES the role of local communities in the development of agreement or contract plans through stewardship contracting. To meet that requirement FS conducts an annual telephone survey to gather the necessary information for FS to develop its annual report to Congress. Need and Use of the Information: The survey will collect information on the role of local communities in the development of agreement or contract plans through stewardship contracting. The survey will provide information regarding the nature of the local community involved in developing agreement or contract plans, the nature of roles played by the entities involved in developing agreement or contract plans, the benefits to the community and agency by being involved in planning and development of contract plans, and the usefulness of stewardship contracting in helping meet the needs of local communities. FS posts the report on its Web page for viewing by the public. Congress also makes the agency reports available for use by organizations both inside and outside the government. Description of Respondents: Individuals or households; Business or other for-profit; Not-for-profit institutions; Federal Government; State, Local or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 75. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Annually. Total Burden Hours: 56. Forest Service Title: Post-Decisional Administrative Review Process. OMB Control Number: 0596–0231. Summary of Collection: Under 36 CFR part 214, the Forest Service (FS), at its own discretion, provides a process by which holders, operators, and solicited applicants may appeal certain written decisions issued by a Responsible Official involving a written instrument authorizing the occupancy or use of National Forest System (NFS) lands and resources. Need and Use of the Information: Information is collected and submitted from individuals who are holders or operators of a valid written authorization to occupy or use NFS lands and resources. The appellant must provide name, mailing address, daytime telephone number, email address, signature, and statements of how appellant is adversely affected by decision being appealed; relevant facts underlying the decision; discussion of issues raised by the decision; attempts to resolve issues under appeal with the Responsible Official and a statement of the relief sought. The information is VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:27 Aug 26, 2016 Jkt 238001 used to review an agency decision on a written authorization against the issues raised by the appellant and determine whether to affirm or reverse the decision. Description of Respondents: Individuals or households. Number of Respondents: 226. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 1,808. Charlene Parker, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–20611 Filed 8–26–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3411–15–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Food and Nutrition Service Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request—Request for Public Comments for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Loving Support Award of Excellence Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), USDA. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice invites the general public and other public agencies to comment on this proposed information collection. This collection is a revision of a currently approved collection for awarding local agencies for excellence in WIC breastfeeding services and support. Section 231 of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, Public Law 111–296, requires that the Department of Agriculture (USDA) establish a program to recognize WIC local agencies and clinics that demonstrate exemplary breastfeeding promotion and support activities. DATES: Written comments must be received on or before October 28, 2016. ADDRESSES: Comments may be submitted using the Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov or by mail: Sarah Widor, Director, Supplemental Food Programs Division, FNS, USDA, 3101 Park Center Drive, Room 520, Alexandria, VA 22302. All comments submitted in response to this notice will be included in the record and will be made available to the public. Please be advised that the substance of the comments and the identity of the individuals or entities submitting the comments will be subject to public disclosure. All comments will be made SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 59179 available publicly on the internet at http://www.regulations.gov. All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anne Bartholomew, Chief, Nutrition Services Branch, Supplemental Food Programs Division, FNS, USDA, 3101 Park Center Drive, Room 520, Alexandria, VA 22302. Telephone: (703) 305–2746. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions that were 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 use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Title: Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Loving Support Award of Excellence. Form Number: Not applicable. OMB Number: 0584–0591. Expiration Date: 03/31/2017. Type of Request: Revision of a Currently Approved Collection. Abstract: This information collection is mandated by section 231 of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (HHFKA) (Pub. L. 111–296). Section 231 of the HHFKA requires USDA to implement a program to recognize exemplary breastfeeding support practices at WIC local agencies and clinics. The WIC Program provides breastfeeding promotion and support for pregnant and postpartum mothers as a part of its mission to improve the health of the approximately 8 million Americans it serves each month. Breastfeeding is a priority in WIC and WIC mothers are strongly encouraged to breastfeed their infants unless the mother or baby have a medical condition where breastfeeding is not advised. In recognizing exemplary local agencies and clinics, the HHFKA requires that the Secretary consider the following criteria: (1) Performance measurements of breastfeeding; (2) the E:\FR\FM\29AUN1.SGM 29AUN1

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statements of organization and functions are examples of documents 
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Forest Service


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

August 24, 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 
and other forms of information technology.
    Comments regarding this information collection received by 
September 28, 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 20503. 
Commentors 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-
8681.
    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.

Forest Service

    Title: Annual Wildfire Summary Report.
    OMB Control Number: 0596-0025.
    Summary of Collection: The Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act of 
1978 (16 U.S.C. 2101) requires the Forest Service (FS) to collect 
information about wildfire suppression efforts by State and local fire 
fighting agencies in order to support specific congressional funding 
requests for the Forest Service State and Private Forestry Cooperative 
Fire Program. The program provides supplemental funding for State and 
local fire fighting agencies. The FS works cooperatively with State and 
local fire fighting agencies to support their fire suppression efforts. 
FS will collect information using form FS 3100-8, Annual Wildfire 
Summary Report.
    Need and Use of the Information: FS will collect information using 
form FS-3100-8 to determine if the Cooperative Fire Program funds, 
provided to the State and local fire fighting agencies have been used 
by State and local agencies to improve their fire suppression 
capabilities. The information collected includes the numbers of fires 
and acres burned on State and private land by cause, such as lightning, 
campfires, smoking, debris burning, arson, equipment, railroads, 
children and miscellaneous activities. Information about the importance 
of the State and Private Cooperative Fire Program will be shared with 
the pubic. FS would be unable to assess the effectiveness of the State 
and Private Forestry Cooperative Fire Program if the information 
provided on FS-3100-8, were not collected.
    Description of Respondents: State, Local or Tribal Government.
    Number of Respondents: 56.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Annually.
    Total Burden Hours: 28.

Forest Service

    Title: Land Exchanges.
    OMB Control Number: 0596-0105.
    Summary of Collection: Land exchanges are discretionary, voluntary 
real estate transactions between the Secretary of Agriculture (acting 
by and through the Forest Service) and a non-Federal exchange party (or 
parties). Land exchanges can be initiated by a non-Federal party (or 
parties), and agent of a landowners, a broker, a third party, or a non-
Federal public agency. Each land exchange requires preparation of an 
Agreement to Initiate, as required by Title 36 Code of Federal 
Regulations (CFR), part 254, subpart C, section 254.4--Agreement to 
Initiate and Exchange. As the exchange proposal develops, the exchange 
parties may enter into a binding Exchange Agreement, pursuant to Title 
36 CFR part 254, subpart A, section 254.14--Exchange Agreement.
    Need and Use of the Information: The Agreement to Initiate document 
specifies the preliminary and on-biding intentions of the non-Federal 
land exchange party and the Forest Service in pursuing a land exchange. 
The Agreement to Initiate contains information such as the description 
of properties considered for exchange, an implementation schedule of 
action items, identification of the party responsible for each action 
item, and target dates for completion of action items.
    The Exchange Agreement documents the conditions necessary to 
complete the exchange. It contains information identifying parties, 
description of lands and interests to be exchanged, identification of 
all reserved and outstanding interests, and all other terms and 
conditions that are necessary to complete the exchange.
    Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit; 
Individuals or households; State, Local or Tribal Government
    Number of Respondents: 19.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion.
    Total Burden Hours: 124.

Forest Service

    Title: The Role of Local Communities in the Development of 
Agreement or Contract Plans through Stewardship Contracting.
    OMB Control Number: 0596-0201.
    Summary of Collection: Section 8205 of Public Law 113-79, the 
Agricultural Act of 2014, requires the Forest Service (FS) to report to 
Congress annually on

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the role of local communities in the development of agreement or 
contract plans through stewardship contracting. To meet that 
requirement FS conducts an annual telephone survey to gather the 
necessary information for FS to develop its annual report to Congress.
    Need and Use of the Information: The survey will collect 
information on the role of local communities in the development of 
agreement or contract plans through stewardship contracting. The survey 
will provide information regarding the nature of the local community 
involved in developing agreement or contract plans, the nature of roles 
played by the entities involved in developing agreement or contract 
plans, the benefits to the community and agency by being involved in 
planning and development of contract plans, and the usefulness of 
stewardship contracting in helping meet the needs of local communities. 
FS posts the report on its Web page for viewing by the public. Congress 
also makes the agency reports available for use by organizations both 
inside and outside the government.
    Description of Respondents: Individuals or households; Business or 
other for-profit; Not-for-profit institutions; Federal Government; 
State, Local or Tribal Government.
    Number of Respondents: 75.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Annually.
    Total Burden Hours: 56.

Forest Service

    Title: Post-Decisional Administrative Review Process.
    OMB Control Number: 0596-0231.
    Summary of Collection: Under 36 CFR part 214, the Forest Service 
(FS), at its own discretion, provides a process by which holders, 
operators, and solicited applicants may appeal certain written 
decisions issued by a Responsible Official involving a written 
instrument authorizing the occupancy or use of National Forest System 
(NFS) lands and resources.
    Need and Use of the Information: Information is collected and 
submitted from individuals who are holders or operators of a valid 
written authorization to occupy or use NFS lands and resources. The 
appellant must provide name, mailing address, daytime telephone number, 
email address, signature, and statements of how appellant is adversely 
affected by decision being appealed; relevant facts underlying the 
decision; discussion of issues raised by the decision; attempts to 
resolve issues under appeal with the Responsible Official and a 
statement of the relief sought. The information is used to review an 
agency decision on a written authorization against the issues raised by 
the appellant and determine whether to affirm or reverse the decision.
    Description of Respondents: Individuals or households.
    Number of Respondents: 226.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion.
    Total Burden Hours: 1,808.

Charlene Parker,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-20611 Filed 8-26-16; 8:45 am]
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