Notice of Request for Extension of Approval of an Information Collection; Importation of Fresh Beans, Shelled or in Pods, From Jordan Into the Continental United States, 5527-5528 [2017-01026]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 11 / Wednesday, January 18, 2017 / Notices material from Canada, contact Dr. Robert Baca, Assistant Director, Permitting and Compliance Coordination, Compliance and Environmental Coordination Branch, PPQ, APHIS, 4700 River Road Unit 150, Riverdale, MD 20737; (301) 851–2292. For copies of more detailed information on the information collection, contact Ms. Kimberly Hardy, APHIS’ Information Collection Coordinator, at (301) 851–2483. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Importation of Emerald Ash Borer Host Material from Canada. OMB Control Number: 0579–0319. Type of Request: Extension of approval of an information collection. Abstract: The Plant Protection Act (PPA, 7 U.S.C. 7701 et seq.) authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture to restrict the importation, entry, or interstate movement of plants, plant products, and other articles to prevent the introduction of plant pests into the United States or their dissemination within the United States. As authorized by the PPA, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) regulates the importation of plants for planting into the United States from certain parts of the world as provided in ‘‘Subpart—Plants for Planting’’ (7 CFR 319.37 through 319.37–14). This subpart restricts, among other things, the importation of living plants, plant parts, and seeds for propagation. In addition, APHIS regulates the importation of lumber and other wood articles as provided in ‘‘Subpart–Logs, Lumber, and Other Wood Articles’’ (7 CFR 319.40–1 through 319.40–11). This subpart lists requirements for the importation of various logs, lumber, and other unmanufactured wood products into the United States. Both subparts contain regulations that restrict or prohibit the importation of emerald ash borer (EAB) host material from Canada to prevent the introduction and spread of EAB into the United States. EAB (Agrilus planipennis) is a destructive woodboring insect that attacks ash trees. These regulations involve information collection activities, including phytosanitary certificates, permit applications, notices, notifications, agreements, records, and certificates of inspection. We are asking the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve our use of these information collection activities for an additional 3 years. The purpose of this notice is to solicit comments from the public (as well as affected agencies) concerning our VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:41 Jan 17, 2017 Jkt 241001 information collection. These comments will help us: (1) Evaluate 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) Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the burden of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, through use, as appropriate, of automated, electronic, mechanical, and other collection technologies; e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Estimate of burden: The public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 0.56 hours per response. Respondents: Importers of plants for planting and logs, lumber, and other wood articles from Canada; and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. Estimated annual number of respondents: 7. Estimated annual number of responses per respondent: 6. Estimated annual number of responses: 39. Estimated total annual burden on respondents: 22 hours. (Due to averaging, the total annual burden hours may not equal the product of the annual number of responses multiplied by the reporting burden per response.) All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of public record. Done in Washington, DC, this 11th day of January 2017. Kevin Shea, Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. [FR Doc. 2017–01016 Filed 1–17–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–34–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service [Docket No. APHIS–2016–0110] Notice of Request for Extension of Approval of an Information Collection; Importation of Fresh Beans, Shelled or in Pods, From Jordan Into the Continental United States Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 5527 Extension of approval of an information collection; comment request. ACTION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service’s intention to request an extension of approval of an information collection associated with the regulations for the importation of fresh beans, shelled or in pods, from Jordan into the continental United States. DATES: We will consider all comments that we receive on or before March 20, 2017. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by either of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov/#!docket Detail;D=APHIS-2016-0110. • Postal Mail/Commercial Delivery: Send your comment to Docket No. APHIS–2016–0110, Regulatory Analysis and Development, PPD, APHIS, Station 3A–03.8, 4700 River Road Unit 118, Riverdale, MD 20737–1238. Supporting documents and any comments we receive on this docket may be viewed at http://www. regulations.gov/#!docketDetail;D= APHIS-2016-0110 or in our reading room, which is located in room 1141 of the USDA South Building, 14th Street and Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC. Normal reading room hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays. To be sure someone is there to help you, please call (202) 799–7039 before coming. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information on the importation of fresh beans, shelled or in pods, from Jordan into the continental United States, contact Dr. Robert Baca, Assistant Director, Permitting and Compliance Coordination, Compliance and Environmental Coordination Branch, PPQ, APHIS, 4700 River Road Unit 150, Riverdale, MD 20737; (301) 851–2292. For copies of more detailed information on the information collection, contact Ms. Kimberly Hardy, APHIS’ Information Collection Coordinator, at (301) 851–2483. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Importation of Fresh Beans, Shelled or in Pods, From Jordan Into the Continental United States. OMB Control Number: 0579–0405. Type of Request: Extension of approval of an information collection. Abstract: The Plant Protection Act (PPA, 7 U.S.C. 7701 et seq.) authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture to restrict the importation, entry, or interstate SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\18JAN1.SGM 18JAN1 mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES 5528 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 11 / Wednesday, January 18, 2017 / Notices movement of plants, plant products, and other articles to prevent the introduction of plant pests into the United States or their dissemination within the United States. As authorized by the PPA, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) regulates the importation of certain fruits and vegetables in accordance with the regulations in ‘‘Subpart—Fruits and Vegetables’’ (7 CFR 319.56–1 through 319.56–76). Section 319.56–62 provides the requirements for the importation of fresh beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.), shelled or in pods (French, green, snap, and string) from Jordan into the continental United States. These commodities may be imported into the United States under certain conditions to prevent the introduction of plant pests into the United States. The regulations require information collection activities, including packinghouse registration, box labeling, and a phytosanitary certificate attesting that the conditions in § 319.56–62 have been met and that each consignment has been inspected and found free the pests listed in that section. We are asking the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve our use of these information collection activities for an additional 3 years. The purpose of this notice is to solicit comments from the public (as well as affected agencies) concerning our information collection. These comments will help us: (1) Evaluate 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) Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the burden of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, through use, as appropriate, of automated, electronic, mechanical, and other collection technologies; e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Estimate of burden: The public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 0.78 hours per response. Respondents: Importers of fresh beans, shelled or in pods, from Jordan and the national plant protection organization of Jordan. Estimated annual number of respondents: 6. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:41 Jan 17, 2017 Jkt 241001 Estimated annual number of responses per respondent: 7. Estimated annual number of responses: 40. Estimated total annual burden on respondents: 31 hours. (Due to averaging, the total annual burden hours may not equal the product of the annual number of responses multiplied by the reporting burden per response.) All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of public record. Done in Washington, DC, this 11th day of January 2017. Kevin Shea, Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. [FR Doc. 2017–01026 Filed 1–17–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–34–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service [Docket No. APHIS–2016–0108] Notice of Request for Extension of Approval of an Information Collection; Importation of Avocados From Continental Spain Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA. ACTION: Extension of approval of an information collection; comment request. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service’s intention to request an extension of approval of an information collection associated with regulations for the importation of avocados from continental Spain. DATES: We will consider all comments that we receive on or before March 20, 2017. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by either of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov/#!docket Detail;D=APHIS-2016-0108. • Postal Mail/Commercial Delivery: Send your comment to Docket No. APHIS–2016–0108, Regulatory Analysis and Development, PPD, APHIS, Station 3A–03.8, 4700 River Road, Unit 118, Riverdale, MD 20737–1238. Supporting documents and any comments we receive on this docket may be viewed at http://www. regulations.gov/#!docketDetail;D= APHIS-2016-0108 or in our reading room, which is located in room 1141 of SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the USDA South Building, 14th Street and Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC. Normal reading room hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays. To be sure someone is there to help you, please call (202) 799–7039 before coming. For information on the importation of avocados from continental Spain, contact Dr. Robert Baca, Assistant Director, Permitting and Compliance Coordination, Compliance and Environmental Coordination Branch, PPQ, APHIS, 4700 River Road, Unit 150, Riverdale, MD 20737; (301) 851–2292. For copies of more detailed information on the information collection, contact Ms. Kimberly Hardy, APHIS’ Information Collection Coordinator, at (301) 851–2483. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Importation of Avocados From Continental Spain. OMB Control Number: 0579–0400. Type of Request: Extension of approval of an information collection. Abstract: The Plant Protection Act (PPA, 7 U.S.C. 7701 et seq.) authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture to restrict the importation, entry, or interstate movement of plants, plant products, and other articles to prevent the introduction of plant pests, including fruit flies, into the United States or their dissemination within the United States. Regulations authorized by the PPA concerning the importation of fruits and vegetables into the United States from certain parts of the world are contained in ‘‘Subpart—Fruits and Vegetables’’ (7 CFR 319.56–1 through 319.56–76). In accordance with § 319.56–64, fresh avocados from continental Spain are subject to certain conditions before entering the United States to ensure that certain quarantine plant pests are not introduced into the United States. The regulations require the use of information collection activities, including an operational workplan, trust fund agreement, production site and packinghouse registration, agreements, box labeling and shipping documents, a phytosanitary certificate, and recordkeeping. We are asking the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve our use of these information collection activities for an additional 3 years. The purpose of this notice is to solicit comments from the public (as well as affected agencies) concerning our information collection. These comments will help us: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: E:\FR\FM\18JAN1.SGM 18JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 11 (Wednesday, January 18, 2017)]
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

[Docket No. APHIS-2016-0110]


Notice of Request for Extension of Approval of an Information 
Collection; Importation of Fresh Beans, Shelled or in Pods, From Jordan 
Into the Continental United States

AGENCY: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA.

ACTION: Extension of approval of an information collection; comment 
request.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this 
notice announces the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service's 
intention to request an extension of approval of an information 
collection associated with the regulations for the importation of fresh 
beans, shelled or in pods, from Jordan into the continental United 
States.

DATES: We will consider all comments that we receive on or before March 
20, 2017.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by either of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov/#!docketDetail;D=APHIS-2016-0110.
     Postal Mail/Commercial Delivery: Send your comment to 
Docket No. APHIS-2016-0110, Regulatory Analysis and Development, PPD, 
APHIS, Station 3A-03.8, 4700 River Road Unit 118, Riverdale, MD 20737-
1238.
    Supporting documents and any comments we receive on this docket may 
be viewed at http://www.regulations.gov/#!docketDetail;D=APHIS-2016-
0110 or in our reading room, which is located in room 1141 of the USDA 
South Building, 14th Street and Independence Avenue SW., Washington, 
DC. Normal reading room hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through 
Friday, except holidays. To be sure someone is there to help you, 
please call (202) 799-7039 before coming.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information on the importation of 
fresh beans, shelled or in pods, from Jordan into the continental 
United States, contact Dr. Robert Baca, Assistant Director, Permitting 
and Compliance Coordination, Compliance and Environmental Coordination 
Branch, PPQ, APHIS, 4700 River Road Unit 150, Riverdale, MD 20737; 
(301) 851-2292. For copies of more detailed information on the 
information collection, contact Ms. Kimberly Hardy, APHIS' Information 
Collection Coordinator, at (301) 851-2483.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Importation of Fresh Beans, Shelled or in Pods, From Jordan 
Into the Continental United States.
    OMB Control Number: 0579-0405.
    Type of Request: Extension of approval of an information 
collection.
    Abstract: The Plant Protection Act (PPA, 7 U.S.C. 7701 et seq.) 
authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture to restrict the importation, 
entry, or interstate

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movement of plants, plant products, and other articles to prevent the 
introduction of plant pests into the United States or their 
dissemination within the United States. As authorized by the PPA, the 
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) regulates the 
importation of certain fruits and vegetables in accordance with the 
regulations in ``Subpart--Fruits and Vegetables'' (7 CFR 319.56-1 
through 319.56-76).
    Section 319.56-62 provides the requirements for the importation of 
fresh beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.), shelled or in pods (French, green, 
snap, and string) from Jordan into the continental United States. These 
commodities may be imported into the United States under certain 
conditions to prevent the introduction of plant pests into the United 
States. The regulations require information collection activities, 
including packinghouse registration, box labeling, and a phytosanitary 
certificate attesting that the conditions in Sec.  319.56-62 have been 
met and that each consignment has been inspected and found free the 
pests listed in that section.
    We are asking the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve 
our use of these information collection activities for an additional 3 
years.
    The purpose of this notice is to solicit comments from the public 
(as well as affected agencies) concerning our information collection. 
These comments will help us:
    (1) Evaluate 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) Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the burden of the 
collection of information, including the validity of the methodology 
and assumptions used;
    (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to 
be collected; and
    (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those 
who are to respond, through use, as appropriate, of automated, 
electronic, mechanical, and other collection technologies; e.g., 
permitting electronic submission of responses.
    Estimate of burden: The public reporting burden for this collection 
of information is estimated to average 0.78 hours per response.
    Respondents: Importers of fresh beans, shelled or in pods, from 
Jordan and the national plant protection organization of Jordan.
    Estimated annual number of respondents: 6.
    Estimated annual number of responses per respondent: 7.
    Estimated annual number of responses: 40.
    Estimated total annual burden on respondents: 31 hours. (Due to 
averaging, the total annual burden hours may not equal the product of 
the annual number of responses multiplied by the reporting burden per 
response.)
    All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the 
request for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of 
public record.

    Done in Washington, DC, this 11th day of January 2017.
Kevin Shea,
Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
[FR Doc. 2017-01026 Filed 1-17-17; 8:45 am]
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