Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 15316 [2017-06022]

Download as PDF 15316 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 58 / Tuesday, March 28, 2017 / Notices pests and noxious weeds into the United States. The Foreign Quarantine Notices regulations prohibit or restrict the importation of certain articles from Canada that present the risk of being infested with Emerald Ash Borer (EAB). EAB is a destructive wood-boring insect that attacks ash trees (Fraxinus spp., including green ash, white ash, and several horticultural varieties of ash). Need and Use of the Information: APHIS will collect information using phytosanitary certificate, permit application, and certificates of inspection. If APHIS did not collect this information, EAB could damage ash trees and cause economic losses to nursery stock and the nursery industry. Description of Respondents: Business or other-for-profit; Federal Government. Number of Respondents: 5. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 42. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–06076 Filed 3–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–34–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES March 22, 2017. 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 April 27, 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) VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:14 Mar 27, 2017 Jkt 241001 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. Food and Nutrition Service Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–06022 Filed 3–27–17; 8:45 am] PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service [Docket No. APHIS–2017–0010] Notice of Request for Revision to and Extension of Approval of an Information Collection; Importation of Beef and Ovine Meat From Uruguay and Beef From Argentina and Brazil Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA. ACTION: Revision to and 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 a revision to and extension of approval of an information collection associated with regulations for the importation of beef and ovine meat from Uruguay and beef from Argentina and Brazil. SUMMARY: Title: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program: State Issuance and Participation Estimates—Forms FNS– 388 and FNS–388A only Recordkeeping Burden Estimates. OMB Control Number: 0584–0081. Summary of Collection: Section 18(b) of Food and Nutrition Act, (the Act) 7 U.S.C. 2027(b), limits the value of allotments paid to SNAP households to an amount not in excess of the appropriation for the fiscal year. Timely State monthly issuance estimates are necessary for the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) to ensure that it remains within the appropriation and will have a direct effect upon the manner in which allotments would be reduced if necessary. Need and Use of the Information: FNS uses the FNS–388 to obtain monthly estimated or actual issuance and participation data for the current and previous months. In addition, State agencies are required to collect and maintain reports submitted in a project area breakdown on the FNS–388, of issuance and participation data twice a year. The project area breakdown attached to the FNS–388, twice a year is known as the FNS–388A. The data is collected and maintained because it is useful in identifying project areas that operate fraud detection units in accordance with the Act. Description of Respondents: State, Local, or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 53. Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping only; Monthly; Semiannually. Total Burden Hours: 17. BILLING CODE 3410–30–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE We will consider all comments that we receive on or before May 30, 2017. DATES: You may submit comments by either of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov/ #!docketDetail;D=APHIS-2017-0010. • Postal Mail/Commercial Delivery: Send your comment to Docket No. APHIS–2017–0010, 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-2017-0010 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 regulations for the importation of beef and ovine meat from Uruguay and beef from Argentina and Brazil, contact Dr. Lynette Williams, Senior Staff Veterinarian, Animal Products, NIES, VS, APHIS, 4700 River Road, Unit 40, Riverdale, MD 20737– 1236; (301) 851–3300. For copies of more detailed information on the information collection, contact Ms. Kimberly Hardy, APHIS’ Information ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\28MRN1.SGM 28MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

March 22, 2017.
    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 April 
27, 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 displays 
a currently valid OMB control number.

Food and Nutrition Service

    Title: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program: State Issuance 
and Participation Estimates--Forms FNS-388 and FNS-388A only 
Recordkeeping Burden Estimates.
    OMB Control Number: 0584-0081.
    Summary of Collection: Section 18(b) of Food and Nutrition Act, 
(the Act) 7 U.S.C. 2027(b), limits the value of allotments paid to SNAP 
households to an amount not in excess of the appropriation for the 
fiscal year. Timely State monthly issuance estimates are necessary for 
the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) to ensure that it remains within 
the appropriation and will have a direct effect upon the manner in 
which allotments would be reduced if necessary.
    Need and Use of the Information: FNS uses the FNS-388 to obtain 
monthly estimated or actual issuance and participation data for the 
current and previous months. In addition, State agencies are required 
to collect and maintain reports submitted in a project area breakdown 
on the FNS-388, of issuance and participation data twice a year. The 
project area breakdown attached to the FNS-388, twice a year is known 
as the FNS-388A. The data is collected and maintained because it is 
useful in identifying project areas that operate fraud detection units 
in accordance with the Act.
    Description of Respondents: State, Local, or Tribal Government.
    Number of Respondents: 53.
    Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping only; Monthly; Semi-annually.
    Total Burden Hours: 17.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-06022 Filed 3-27-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3410-30-P