Information Collection; Federal Excess Personal Property (FEPP) and Firefighter Property (FFP) program Administration, 11427-11428 [2017-03457]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 35 / Thursday, February 23, 2017 / Notices rmajette on DSK2TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES designed to improve returns to producers while protecting the interests of consumers. The Federal Milk Marketing Order regulations require places certain requirements on the handling of milk in the area it covers. Currently, there are 10 milk marketing orders regulating the handling of milk in the respective marketing areas. Need and Use of the Information: The information collected is needed to administer the classified pricing system and related requirements of each Federal Order. Forms are used for reporting purposes and to establish the quantity of milk received by handlers, the pooling status of the handler, and the class-use of the milk used by the handler and the butterfat content and amounts of other components of the milk. Without the monthly information, the market administrator would not have the information to compute each monthly price nor know if handlers were paying producers on dates prescribed in the order. Penalties are imposed for violation of the order, such as the failure to pay producers by the prescribed dates. Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit; Not-for-profit institutions; Individuals or households; Farms. Number of Respondents: 690. Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: On occasion; Quarterly; Monthly; Annually. Total Burden Hours: 26,524. Agricultural Marketing Service Title: Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements for 7 CFR, Part 29. OMB Control Number: 0581–0056. Summary of Collection: The Fair and Equitable Tobacco Reform Act of 2004 (7 U.S.C. 518) eliminated price supports and marketing quotas for all tobacco beginning with the 2005 crop year. Mandatory inspection and grading of domestic and imported tobacco was eliminated as well as the mandatory pesticide testing of imported tobacco and the tobacco Market News Program. The Tobacco Inspection Act (U.S.C. 511) requires that all tobacco sold at designated auction markets in the U.S. be inspected and graded. Provision is also made for interested parties to request inspection, pesticide testing and grading services on an ‘‘as needed’’ basis. Need and Use of the Information: Information is collected through various forms and other documents for the inspection and certification process. Upon receiving request information from tobacco dealers and/or manufacturers, tobacco inspectors will pull samples and apply U.S. Standard VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:10 Feb 22, 2017 Jkt 241001 Grades to samples to provide a Tobacco Inspection Certificate (TB–92). Also, samples can be submitted to a USDA laboratory for pesticide testing and a detailed analysis is provided to the customer. Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit. Number of Respondents: 50. Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting; On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 3,851. Charlene Parker, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–03496 Filed 2–22–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–02–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Information Collection; Federal Excess Personal Property (FEPP) and Firefighter Property (FFP) program Administration Forest Service, USDA. Notice; request for comment. AGENCY: ACTION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Forest Service is seeking comments from all interested individuals and organizations on the revised information collection, Federal Excess Personal Property (FEPP) and Firefighter Property (FFP) Program Administration. DATES: Comments must be received in writing on or before April 24, 2017 to be assured of consideration. Comments received after that date will be considered to the extent practicable. ADDRESSES: Comments concerning this notice should be addressed to: USDA, Forest Service, Attn: Melissa Frey, Fire and Aviation Management (F&AM), 1400 Independence Ave. SW., Mailstop 1107, Washington, DC 20250. Comments also may be submitted via email to: mfrey@fs.fed.us. The public may inspect comments received at USDA Forest Service, F&AM, 1400 Independence Ave., Washington, DC 20250, during normal business hours. Visitors are encouraged to call ahead to 202–205–0995 to facilitate entry to the building. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Melissa Frey, Fire and Aviation Management, 202–306–1765. Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1–800– 877–8339 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11427 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Federal Excess Personal Property (FEPP) and Firefighter Property (FFP) Program Administration. OMB Number: 0596–0223. Type of Request: Extension without Revision. Abstract: Federal Excess Personal Property (FEPP) and Firefighter Property (FPP) Program Cooperative Agreements are available to State forestry agencies. The program administration provides participating State agencies with surplus Department of Defense and other Federal agencies equipment and supplies to be used in firefighting and emergency services. The FEPP program loans property to the State who in turn sub-loans the equipment and supplies to fire departments. The FFP program transfers ownership of the equipment to either the State agency or the individual fire department. A cooperative agreement collects information from the participating State agencies and outlines the requirements and rules for the cooperation. Each State forestry agency shall provide an Accountable Officer who will be responsible for the integrity of the program within their respective State. For this reason, FEPP and FFP collect the state forestry agency contact information, the information of the Accountable Officer, and the requirements of participation in the FEPP and FFP programs. A cooperative agreement will be prepared by each State forestry agency that desires to participate in one or both of the programs. Participating State agencies must submit separate agreements if they desire to be participants in both programs. Agreements will be processed and maintained at the United States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Fire and Aviation Management, Partnerships, Cooperative Programs branch in each Forest Service Regional Office. Since the property belongs to the Forest Service, the proposed inventory system will facilitate reporting by state agencies to the Forest Service on the status and location of the property. State agencies will use the electronic database (Federal Excess Property Management Information System or FEPMIS) to submit information regarding the property make, model, serial number, acquisition value, location, and acquisition date when an item is acquired or no longer need. Forest Service property management technicians will collect the information from FEPMIS and enter it into the National Finance Center database (CPAIS–PP), as required by Federal E:\FR\FM\23FEN1.SGM 23FEN1 11428 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 35 / Thursday, February 23, 2017 / Notices Property Management Regulations. Forest Service property management officers will analyze the data collected to ensure that the property accountability is accurate and no misuse of property is occurring. The authority to provide surplus supplies to state agencies comes from the Federal Property and Administration Services Act of 1949, 40 U.S.C. 202. Authority to loan excess supplies comes from 10 U.S.C., Subtitle A, Part IV, Chapter 153, 2576b grants the authority for the FFP program. Estimate of Annual Burden: 1 hour and 2 minutes. Type of Respondents: State Foresters and State Agency FEPP property managers. Estimated Annual Number of Respondents: 65. Estimated Annual Number of Responses per Respondent: 302. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 570 hours. Comment Is Invited rmajette on DSK2TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Comment is invited on: (1) Whether this collection of information is necessary for the stated purposes and the proper performance of the functions of the Agency, including whether the information will have practical or scientific utility; (2) the accuracy of the Agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information, 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 respondents, including the use of automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. All comments received in response to this notice, including names and addresses when provided, will be a matter of public record. Comments will be summarized and included in the submission request toward Office of Management and Budget approval. Dated: February 3, 2017. Patricia Hirami, Associate Deputy Chief, State & Private Forestry. [FR Doc. 2017–03457 Filed 2–22–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3411–15–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:10 Feb 22, 2017 Jkt 241001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of the Census National Sunshine Week Public Event Bureau of the Census, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public event. AGENCY: The Bureau of the Census (U.S. Census Bureau) is announcing the following event, ‘‘Strengthening Transparency through Open Data and Access to Information,’’ in recognition of National Sunshine Week. In recognizing open government, the Census Bureau will hold public speaker sessions to educate and engage the public in open data and information efforts. DATES: The public speaker sessions will be held on Wednesday, March 15 and Thursday, March 16, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Census Bureau also will co-host a kick-off event with the Department of Commerce (DOC) on March 14, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to Noon at the Department of Commerce Research Library, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. Registration is free, but advanced registration is required for both the kickoff event and the speaker sessions. ADDRESSES: The public speaker sessions will be held in the U.S. Census Bureau Training Room, T–5, 4600 Silver Hill Road, Suitland, MD 20746. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Goode or Karen Bronson at the Policy Coordination Office, Open Government Program, by telephone (301) 763–6440 or by email at pco.policy.office@census.gov. For TTY callers, please call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1–800– 877–8339 and give them the abovelisted number you would like to call. This service is free and confidential. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Individuals may attend the kick-off event at the DOC Research Library as seating capacity permits. Both the kickoff event and speaker sessions will also be available for public observation via call-in. Individuals seeking to attend the kick-off must register at https:// www.eventbrite.com/e/sunshine-weekkickoff-event-at-the-department-ofcommerce-tickets-31099862526 by 12:00 p.m. (EDT) on March 13. Individuals who wish to attend the speaker sessions at the Census Bureau must register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sunshineweek-at-the-census-bureau-tickets31641194665 by 12:00 p.m. (EDT) on March 14. Agendas and call-in instructions will be provided upon registration. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The event will be physically accessible to people with disabilities. Individuals requiring accommodation such as sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should call Mary Kendall-Washington at (301) 763–6440 to request accommodations at least five business days in advance. All registrants will be placed on a visitors’ list. All visitors for the event must provide a government-issued photo identification in order to enter the building and receive a visitor’s badge. For logistical questions, call Karen Bronson at (301) 763–6440. Media interested in attending should call the Census Bureau’s Public Information Office at (301) 763–3030. Dated: February 15, 2017. John H. Thompson, Director, Bureau of the Census. [FR Doc. 2017–03481 Filed 2–22–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–985] Xanthan Gum From the People’s Republic of China: Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2013–2014 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (‘‘the Department’’) is conducting an administrative review of the antidumping duty order on xanthan gum from the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’). For these final results, we have treated Neimenggu Fufeng Biotechnologies Co., Ltd. (aka Inner Mongolia Fufeng Biotechnologies Co., Ltd.)/Shandong Fufeng Fermentation Co., Ltd./Xinjiang Fufeng Biotechnologies Co., Ltd. (collectively, ‘‘Fufeng’’), Deosen Biochemical Ltd./ Deosen Biochemical (Ordos) Ltd. (collectively, ‘‘Deosen’’), and A.H.A. International Co., Ltd. (‘‘AHA’’) as mandatory respondents. The period of review (‘‘POR’’) is July 19, 2013, through June 30, 2014. The Department published its Preliminary Results on August 7, 2015 and issued postpreliminary results on August 5, 2016. We gave interested parties an opportunity to comment on the Preliminary Results and postpreliminary results, and based upon our analysis of the comments received, we made certain changes to the dumping margin calculations for these final results of review. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\23FEN1.SGM 23FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 35 (Thursday, February 23, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 11427-11428]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-03457]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Forest Service


Information Collection; Federal Excess Personal Property (FEPP) 
and Firefighter Property (FFP) program Administration

AGENCY: Forest Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice; request for comment.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
Forest Service is seeking comments from all interested individuals and 
organizations on the revised information collection, Federal Excess 
Personal Property (FEPP) and Firefighter Property (FFP) Program 
Administration.

DATES: Comments must be received in writing on or before April 24, 2017 
to be assured of consideration. Comments received after that date will 
be considered to the extent practicable.

ADDRESSES: Comments concerning this notice should be addressed to: 
USDA, Forest Service, Attn: Melissa Frey, Fire and Aviation Management 
(F&AM), 1400 Independence Ave. SW., Mailstop 1107, Washington, DC 
20250. Comments also may be submitted via email to: mfrey@fs.fed.us.
    The public may inspect comments received at USDA Forest Service, 
F&AM, 1400 Independence Ave., Washington, DC 20250, during normal 
business hours. Visitors are encouraged to call ahead to 202-205-0995 
to facilitate entry to the building.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Melissa Frey, Fire and Aviation 
Management, 202-306-1765. Individuals who use telecommunication devices 
for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1-800-
877-8339 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday 
through Friday.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Federal Excess Personal Property (FEPP) and Firefighter 
Property (FFP) Program Administration.
    OMB Number: 0596-0223.
    Type of Request: Extension without Revision.
    Abstract: Federal Excess Personal Property (FEPP) and Firefighter 
Property (FPP) Program Cooperative Agreements are available to State 
forestry agencies. The program administration provides participating 
State agencies with surplus Department of Defense and other Federal 
agencies equipment and supplies to be used in firefighting and 
emergency services. The FEPP program loans property to the State who in 
turn sub-loans the equipment and supplies to fire departments. The FFP 
program transfers ownership of the equipment to either the State agency 
or the individual fire department.
    A cooperative agreement collects information from the participating 
State agencies and outlines the requirements and rules for the 
cooperation. Each State forestry agency shall provide an Accountable 
Officer who will be responsible for the integrity of the program within 
their respective State. For this reason, FEPP and FFP collect the state 
forestry agency contact information, the information of the Accountable 
Officer, and the requirements of participation in the FEPP and FFP 
programs.
    A cooperative agreement will be prepared by each State forestry 
agency that desires to participate in one or both of the programs. 
Participating State agencies must submit separate agreements if they 
desire to be participants in both programs. Agreements will be 
processed and maintained at the United States Department of 
Agriculture, Forest Service, Fire and Aviation Management, 
Partnerships, Cooperative Programs branch in each Forest Service 
Regional Office.
    Since the property belongs to the Forest Service, the proposed 
inventory system will facilitate reporting by state agencies to the 
Forest Service on the status and location of the property. State 
agencies will use the electronic database (Federal Excess Property 
Management Information System or FEPMIS) to submit information 
regarding the property make, model, serial number, acquisition value, 
location, and acquisition date when an item is acquired or no longer 
need. Forest Service property management technicians will collect the 
information from FEPMIS and enter it into the National Finance Center 
database (CPAIS-PP), as required by Federal

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Property Management Regulations. Forest Service property management 
officers will analyze the data collected to ensure that the property 
accountability is accurate and no misuse of property is occurring.
    The authority to provide surplus supplies to state agencies comes 
from the Federal Property and Administration Services Act of 1949, 40 
U.S.C. 202. Authority to loan excess supplies comes from 10 U.S.C., 
Subtitle A, Part IV, Chapter 153, 2576b grants the authority for the 
FFP program.
    Estimate of Annual Burden: 1 hour and 2 minutes.
    Type of Respondents: State Foresters and State Agency FEPP property 
managers.
    Estimated Annual Number of Respondents: 65.
    Estimated Annual Number of Responses per Respondent: 302.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 570 hours.

Comment Is Invited

    Comment is invited on: (1) Whether this collection of information 
is necessary for the stated purposes and the proper performance of the 
functions of the Agency, including whether the information will have 
practical or scientific utility; (2) the accuracy of the Agency's 
estimate of the burden of the collection of information, 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 
respondents, including the use of automated, electronic, mechanical, or 
other technological collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.
    All comments received in response to this notice, including names 
and addresses when provided, will be a matter of public record. 
Comments will be summarized and included in the submission request 
toward Office of Management and Budget approval.

     Dated: February 3, 2017.
Patricia Hirami,
Associate Deputy Chief, State & Private Forestry.
[FR Doc. 2017-03457 Filed 2-22-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3411-15-P