Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 92770 [2016-30567]

Download as PDF 92770 Notices Federal Register Vol. 81, No. 244 Tuesday, December 20, 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 Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES December 15, 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 or other forms of information technology. Comments regarding this information collection received by January 19, 2017 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:40 Dec 19, 2016 Jkt 241001 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. Total Burden Hours: 14,365. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–30567 Filed 12–19–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–10–P Foreign Agricultural Service Title: USDA Local and Regional Food Aid Procurement Program. OMB Control Number: 0551–0046. Summary of Collection: The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) awards funds to recipients under the USDA Local and Regional Food Aid Procurement Program (USDA LRP Program). The Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (the ‘‘2008 Farm Bill’’), as amended by the Agricultural Act of 2014 (the ‘‘2014 Farm Bill’’), provided that the Secretary of Agriculture will provide grants to, or enter into cooperative agreements with, eligible organizations to implement field-based projects that consist of local or regional procurements of eligible commodities in developing countries to provide development assistance and respond to food crisis and disasters, in the case of emergencies, in consultation with United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Offices of Food for Peace. The USDA LRP Program aims to support development activities to strengthen the capacity of food-insecure developing countries and address the cause of chronic food insecurity. Need and Use of the Information: FAS will collect information from the Participant to determine its ability to carry out a food aid program, to establish the terms under which procured commodities will be provided, to monitor the progress of procurement of commodities (including how transportation is procured), to monitor the progress of expenditure of funds, and to evaluate both the program’s success and the Participant’s effectiveness in meeting intended results. Description of Respondents: Not-forprofit institutions; Business or other forprofit; Federal Government; State, Local and Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 22. Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: Semiannually; Annually. PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Food Safety and Inspection Service [Docket No. FSIS–2016–0045] Codex Alimentarius Commission: Meeting of the Codex Committee on Fats and Oils Office of the Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety, USDA. ACTION: Notice of public meeting and request for comments. AGENCY: The Office of the Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) are sponsoring a public meeting on January 24, 2017. The objective of the public meeting is to provide information and receive public comments on agenda items and draft United States (U.S.) positions that will be discussed at the 25th Session of the Codex Committee on Fats and Oils (CCFO) of the Codex Alimentarius Commission (Codex), taking place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, February 27–March 3, 2017. The Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety and the FDA recognize the importance of providing interested parties the opportunity to obtain background information on the 25th Session of the CCFO and to address items on the agenda. DATES: The public meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, January 24, 2017 from 2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: The public meeting will take place at the Harvey Wiley Building, United States Food and Drug Administration, CFSAN, 5001 Campus Drive, Room Number 1A–001, College Park, MD 20740. Documents related to the 25th Session of the CCFO will be accessible via the Internet at the following address: http:// www.codexalimentarius.org/meetingsreports/en/. Paul South, U.S. Delegate to the 25th Session of the CCFO, invites U.S. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\20DEN1.SGM 20DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

December 15, 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 or 
other forms of information technology.
    Comments regarding this information collection received by January 
19, 2017 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.

Foreign Agricultural Service

    Title: USDA Local and Regional Food Aid Procurement Program.
    OMB Control Number: 0551-0046.
    Summary of Collection: The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Foreign 
Agricultural Service (FAS) awards funds to recipients under the USDA 
Local and Regional Food Aid Procurement Program (USDA LRP Program). The 
Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (the ``2008 Farm Bill''), as 
amended by the Agricultural Act of 2014 (the ``2014 Farm Bill''), 
provided that the Secretary of Agriculture will provide grants to, or 
enter into cooperative agreements with, eligible organizations to 
implement field-based projects that consist of local or regional 
procurements of eligible commodities in developing countries to provide 
development assistance and respond to food crisis and disasters, in the 
case of emergencies, in consultation with United States Agency for 
International Development's (USAID) Offices of Food for Peace. The USDA 
LRP Program aims to support development activities to strengthen the 
capacity of food-insecure developing countries and address the cause of 
chronic food insecurity.
    Need and Use of the Information: FAS will collect information from 
the Participant to determine its ability to carry out a food aid 
program, to establish the terms under which procured commodities will 
be provided, to monitor the progress of procurement of commodities 
(including how transportation is procured), to monitor the progress of 
expenditure of funds, and to evaluate both the program's success and 
the Participant's effectiveness in meeting intended results.
    Description of Respondents: Not-for-profit institutions; Business 
or other for-profit; Federal Government; State, Local and Tribal 
Government.
    Number of Respondents: 22.
    Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: Semi-annually; 
Annually.
    Total Burden Hours: 14,365.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-30567 Filed 12-19-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3410-10-P