Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 70087-70088 [2016-24440]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 196 / Tuesday, October 11, 2016 / Notices RETRIEVABILITY: Records are retrieved by the names of the individuals about whom they are maintained and/or the number assigned to the accommodation request. In the case of electronic databases, information may be retrieved by other identifying search terms. SAFEGUARDS: Information in this system is safeguarded in accordance with applicable laws, rules and policies, including the Agency’s automated directive system (ADS). In general, records are maintained in buildings with restricted access. The required use of password protection identification features and other system protection methods also restrict access. Access to records is restricted to those authorized USAID personnel and authorized contractors who have an official need in the performance of their official duties. RETENTION AND DISPOSAL: Records are retained and disposed of in accordance with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s Policy Guidance on Executive Order 13164: Establishing Procedures to Facilitate the Provision of Reasonable Accommodation, Directives Transmittal Number 915.003, October 20, 2000; and in accordance with the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) General Records Schedule 1, Civilian Personnel Records, Item 24, Reasonable Accommodation Request Records. SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS: Reasonable Accommodation Program Manager, Office of Civil Rights and Diversity, United States Agency for International Development, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20523–2120. NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE: Same as Record Access Procedures. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES RECORDS ACCESS PROCEDURES: Under the Privacy Act, individuals may request access to records about themselves. If an agency or a person, who is not the individual who is the subject of the records, requests access to records about an individual, the written consent of the individual who is the subject of the records is required. Requesters may submit requests for records under the Privacy Act: (1) By mail to the USAID FOIA Office, Bureau for Management, Office of Management Services, Information and Records Division, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Room 2.07C–RRB, Washington, DC 20523–2701; (2) via Facsimile to 202–216–3070; (3) via email to foia@ VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:12 Oct 07, 2016 Jkt 241001 usaid.gov; (4) on the USAID Web site at www.usaid.gov/foia-requests; or (5) in person during regular business hours at USAID, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20523–2701, or at USAID overseas missions. Requesters using 1 through 4 may provide a written statement or may complete and submit USAID Form 507– 1, Freedom of Information/Privacy Act Record Request Form, which can be obtained: (a) On the USAID Web site at www.usaid.gov/foia-requests; (b) by email request to foia@usaid.gov; or (c) by writing to the USAID FOIA Office, Bureau for Management, Office of Management Services, Information and Records Division, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Room 2.07C–RRB, Washington, DC 20523–2701, and provide information that is necessary to identify the records, including the following: Requester’s full name; present mailing address; home telephone; work telephone; name of subject, if other than requester; requester relationship to subject; description of type of information or specific records; and purpose of requesting information. Requesters should provide the system of record identification name and number, if known; and, to facilitate the retrieval of records contained in those systems of records which are retrieved by Social Security Numbers, the Social Security Number of the individual to whom the record pertains. In addition, requesters using 1 through 4 must include proof of identity information by providing copies of two (2) source documents that must be notarized by a valid (un-expired) notary public. Acceptable proof-of-identity source documents include: An unexpired United States passport; Social Security Card (both sides); unexpired United States Government employee identity card; unexpired driver’s license or identification card issued by a state or United States possession, provided that it contain a photograph; certificate of United States citizenship; certificate of naturalization; card showing permanent residence in the United States; United States alien registration receipt card with photograph; United States military card or draft record; or United States military dependent’s identification card. Requesters using 1 through 4 must also provide a signed and notarized statement that they are the person named in the request; that they understand that any falsification of their statement is punishable under the provision of 18 U.S.C. 1001 by a fine, or by imprisonment of not more than five years or, if the offense involves PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 70087 international or domestic terrorism (as defined in section 2331), imprisonment of not more than eight years, or both; and that requesting or obtaining records under false pretenses is punishable under the provisions of 5 U.S.C. 552a(i)(3) as a misdemeanor and by a fine of not more than $5,000. Requesters using 5 must provide such personal identification as is reasonable under the circumstances to verify the requester’s identity, including the following: An unexpired United States passport; Social Security Card; unexpired United States Government employee identity card; unexpired driver’s license or identification card issued by a state or United States possession, provided that it contain a photograph; certificate of United States citizenship; certificate of naturalization; card showing permanent residence in the United States; United States alien registration receipt card with photograph; United States military card or draft record; or United States military dependent’s identification card. CONTESTING RECORDS PROCEDURES: Individuals seeking to contest or amend records maintained on himself or herself must clearly and concisely state that information is being contested, and the proposed amendment to the information sought. Requests to amend a record must follow the Record Access Procedures above. RECORDS SOURCE CATEGORIES: Sources of records include individuals who have requested reasonable accommodation and supporting documentation from USAID officials, employees, and agents, and/or healthcare professionals involved in the reasonable accommodation request, response, and implementation process. EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM: None. [FR Doc. 2016–24509 Filed 10–7–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6116–02–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Agricultural Research Service Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request October 5, 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 E:\FR\FM\11OCN1.SGM 11OCN1 70088 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 196 / Tuesday, October 11, 2016 / Notices asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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 November 10, 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. Agricultural Research Service Title: Evaluation of User Satisfaction with NAL Internet Sites. OMB Control Number: 0518–0040. Summary of Collection: There is a need to measure user satisfaction with the National Agricultural Library (NAL) Internet sites in order for NAL to comply with Executive Order 12862, which directs federal agencies that provide significant services directly to the public to survey customers to determine the kind and quality of services they want and their level of satisfaction with existing services. NAL Internet sites are a vast collection of Web pages created and maintained by component organizations of NAL, and are visited by 8.6 million people per month on average. The information generated from this research will enable NAL to evaluate the success of this new VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:12 Oct 07, 2016 Jkt 241001 modality in response to fulfilling its legislative mandate to disseminate vital agricultural information and truly become the national digital library of agriculture. Need and Use of the Information: The purpose of the research is to ensure that intended audiences find the information provided on the Internet sites easy to access, clear, informative, and useful. The research will provide a means by which to classify visitors to the NAL Internet sites, to better understand how to serve them. If the information is not collected, NAL will be limited in its ability to provide accurate, timely information to its user community. Description of Respondents: Individuals or households; Business or other for-profit; Not-for-profit institutions; Farms; State, Local or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 12,000. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Annually. Total Burden Hours: 720. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–24440 Filed 10–7–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–03–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Food and Nutrition Service Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Request—Assessment of the Barriers That Constrain the Adequacy of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Allotments Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), USDA. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice invites the public and other public agencies to comment on this proposed information collection. This is a new collection for the purpose of assessing the individual, household, and the environmental factors that limit the adequacy of the SNAP allotment. DATES: Written comments must be received on or before December 12, 2016. SUMMARY: Comments may be sent to: Rosemarie Downer, Food and Nutrition Service/U.S. Department of Agriculture, 3101 Park Center Drive, Room 1014, Alexandria, VA 22302. Comments may also be submitted via fax to the attention of (703) 305–2576 at (703) 305–2129 or ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 via email to rosemarie.downer@ fns.usda.gov. Comments will also be accepted through the Federal eRulemaking Portal. Go to http:// www.regulations.gov and follow the online instructions for submitting comments electronically. All written comments will be open for public inspection at the Office of the Food and Nutrition Service during regular business hours (8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday) at 3101 Park Center Drive, Room 1014, Alexandria, Virginia 22302. All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval. All comments will be a matter of public record. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of this information collected should be directed to Rosemarie Downer at (703) 305–2129. 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 on 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 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: Assessment of the Barriers that Constrain the Adequacy of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Allotments. OMB Number: 0584—NEW. Expiration Date: Not Yet Determined. Type of Request: New collection. Abstract: The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is intended to alleviate food insecurity among lowincome households. Towards this end, it provides eligible low-income households with a monthly benefit amount (SNAP allotment) based on household size and net income to purchase foods from authorized retailers that can be prepared and eaten at home. SNAP benefits are based on the Thrifty Food Plan, which is intended to be a minimal-cost nutritionally adequate diet, but has been the subject of significant criticism for being inadequate. In 2015, about 53 percent of SNAP households experienced food E:\FR\FM\11OCN1.SGM 11OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Agricultural Research Service


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

October 5, 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

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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 November 
10, 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.

Agricultural Research Service

    Title: Evaluation of User Satisfaction with NAL Internet Sites.
    OMB Control Number: 0518-0040.
    Summary of Collection: There is a need to measure user satisfaction 
with the National Agricultural Library (NAL) Internet sites in order 
for NAL to comply with Executive Order 12862, which directs federal 
agencies that provide significant services directly to the public to 
survey customers to determine the kind and quality of services they 
want and their level of satisfaction with existing services. NAL 
Internet sites are a vast collection of Web pages created and 
maintained by component organizations of NAL, and are visited by 8.6 
million people per month on average. The information generated from 
this research will enable NAL to evaluate the success of this new 
modality in response to fulfilling its legislative mandate to 
disseminate vital agricultural information and truly become the 
national digital library of agriculture.
    Need and Use of the Information: The purpose of the research is to 
ensure that intended audiences find the information provided on the 
Internet sites easy to access, clear, informative, and useful. The 
research will provide a means by which to classify visitors to the NAL 
Internet sites, to better understand how to serve them. If the 
information is not collected, NAL will be limited in its ability to 
provide accurate, timely information to its user community.
    Description of Respondents: Individuals or households; Business or 
other for-profit; Not-for-profit institutions; Farms; State, Local or 
Tribal Government.
    Number of Respondents: 12,000.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Annually.
    Total Burden Hours: 720.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-24440 Filed 10-7-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3410-03-P