Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 93655-93656 [2016-30672]

Download as PDF 93655 Notices Federal Register Vol. 81, No. 245 Wednesday, December 21, 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 asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD 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 20, 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), 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:38 Dec 20, 2016 Jkt 241001 displays a currently valid OMB control number. Food and Nutrition Service Title: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program: State Options. OMB Control Number: 0584–0496. Summary of Collection: The Food, Conservation and Energy Act of 2008, Public Law 110–246, Section 4001– 4002, amended the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to rename the Food Stamp Program the ‘‘Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The Act establishes SNAP as a means-tested program under which needy households may apply for and receive assistance to supplement their ability to purchase food. The Act specifies national eligibility standards and imposes certain administrative requirements on State agencies in administering the program. The program is directly administered by State agencies, which are responsible for determining the eligibility of applicant households and issuing benefits to those households entitled to benefits under the Act. Need and Use of the Information: FNS will collect information from State agencies on how the various SNAP implementation options will be determined. The information collected will be used by FNS to establish quality control reviews, standards and selfemployment costs. Description of Respondents: State, Local or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 53. Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: Annually. Total Burden Hours: 746. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–30654 Filed 12–20–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–30–P 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 PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 20, 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. National Institute of Food and Agriculture Title: 4–H Enrollment Report. OMB Control Number: 0524–0045. Summary of Collection: The 1914 Smith-Lever Act created the Cooperative Extension System and the land-grant universities and their federal partner, the Extension Service, now the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, USDA. The mission of the National 4– H Headquarters; National Institute of Food and Agriculture, United States Department of Agriculture; is to advance scientific knowledge for agriculture, the environment, human and animal health and well-being, and communities by creating opportunities for youth. 4–H is E:\FR\FM\21DEN1.SGM 21DEN1 93656 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 245 / Wednesday, December 21, 2016 / Notices the premier youth development program of the United States Department of Agriculture. Originating in the early 1900’s as ‘‘four-square education,’’ the 4–H’s (head-heart-hands-health) seek to promote positive youth development, facilitate learning and engage youth in the work of their community to enhance the quality of life. Need and Use of the Information: The annual 4–H Enrollment Report is the principal means by which the 4–H movement can keep track of its progress, as well as emerging needs, potential problems and opportunities. All of the information necessary to run the 4–H program is collected from individuals clubs, and other units. The information collected is used to report, as requested by the Congress or the Administration, on rural versus urban outreach, enrollment by race, youth participation in leadership, community service, etc. It is also used to determine market share or percentage of the youth of each state by age and place of residence who are enrolled in the 4–H youth development program. Without the information it would be impossible to justify federal funding for the 4–H program. Description of Respondents: State, Local or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 109. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Annually. Total Burden Hours: 111. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–30672 Filed 12–20–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–09–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Virginia Resource Advisory Committee Forest Service, USDA. Notice of meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: The Virginia Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet in Roanoke, VA. The committee is authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community SelfDetermination Act (the Act) and operates in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose of the committee is to improve collaborative relationships and to asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:38 Dec 20, 2016 Jkt 241001 provide advice and recommendations to the Forest Service concerning projects and funding consistent with Title II of the Act. Additional RAC information, including the meeting agenda and the meeting summary/minutes can be found at the following Web site: www.fs.fed.us/r8/gwj. DATES: The meeting will be held at 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on the following dates: • April 10, 2017 • April 17, 2017 • April 24, 2017 All RAC meetings are subject to cancellation. For status of meeting prior to attendance, please contact the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests (NF) Supervisor’s Office, Conference Room, 5162 Valleypointe Parkway, Roanoke, Virginia. Written comments may be submitted as described under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. All comments, including names and addresses when provided, are placed in the record and are available for public inspection and copying. The public may inspect comments received at the George Washington and Jefferson NF Supervisor’s Office. Please call ahead to facilitate entry into the building. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rebecca Robbins, RAC Coordinator by phone at (540) 265–5173 or via email at rebeccarobbins@fs.fed.us. Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the meetings is to prioritize and recommend projects for Title II funds. The meeting is open to the public. The agenda will include time for people to make oral statements of three minutes or less. Individuals wishing to make an oral statement should request in writing by April 3, 2017 to be scheduled on the agenda. Anyone who would like to bring related matters to the attention of the committee may file written statements with the committee PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 staff before or after the meeting. Written comments and requests for time for oral comments must be sent to Rebecca Robbins, RAC Coordinator, George Washington and Jefferson NF Supervisor’s Office, 5162 Valleypointe Parkway, Roanoke, Virginia 24019; or by email to rebeccarobbins@fs.fed.us, or via facsimile to 540–265–5145. Meeting Accommodations: If you are a person requiring reasonable accommodation, please make requests in advance for sign language interpreting, assistive listening devices or other reasonable accommodation for access to the facility or proceedings by contacting the person listed in the section titled FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. All reasonable accommodation requests are managed on a case by case basis. Dated: December 15, 2016. Joby P. Timm Forest Supervisor. [FR Doc. 2016–30729 Filed 12–20–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3411–15–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Economic Development Administration Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance Economic Development Administration, Department of Commerce. AGENCY: Notice and opportunity for public comment. ACTION: Pursuant to Section 251 of the Trade Act 1974, as amended (19 U.S.C. 2341 et seq.), the Economic Development Administration (EDA) has received petitions for certification of eligibility to apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance from the firms listed below. Accordingly, EDA has initiated investigations to determine whether increased imports into the United States of articles like or directly competitive with those produced by each of these firms contributed importantly to the total or partial separation of the firm’s workers, or threat thereof, and to a decrease in sales or production of each petitioning firm. E:\FR\FM\21DEN1.SGM 21DEN1

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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 
20, 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.

National Institute of Food and Agriculture

    Title: 4-H Enrollment Report.
    OMB Control Number: 0524-0045.
    Summary of Collection: The 1914 Smith-Lever Act created the 
Cooperative Extension System and the land-grant universities and their 
federal partner, the Extension Service, now the National Institute of 
Food and Agriculture, USDA. The mission of the National 4-H 
Headquarters; National Institute of Food and Agriculture, United States 
Department of Agriculture; is to advance scientific knowledge for 
agriculture, the environment, human and animal health and well-being, 
and communities by creating opportunities for youth. 4-H is

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the premier youth development program of the United States Department 
of Agriculture. Originating in the early 1900's as ``four-square 
education,'' the 4-H's (head-heart-hands-health) seek to promote 
positive youth development, facilitate learning and engage youth in the 
work of their community to enhance the quality of life.
    Need and Use of the Information: The annual 4-H Enrollment Report 
is the principal means by which the 4-H movement can keep track of its 
progress, as well as emerging needs, potential problems and 
opportunities. All of the information necessary to run the 4-H program 
is collected from individuals clubs, and other units. The information 
collected is used to report, as requested by the Congress or the 
Administration, on rural versus urban outreach, enrollment by race, 
youth participation in leadership, community service, etc. It is also 
used to determine market share or percentage of the youth of each state 
by age and place of residence who are enrolled in the 4-H youth 
development program. Without the information it would be impossible to 
justify federal funding for the 4-H program.
    Description of Respondents: State, Local or Tribal Government.
    Number of Respondents: 109.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Annually.
    Total Burden Hours: 111.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-30672 Filed 12-20-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3410-09-P