Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 18099 [2017-07649]

Download as PDF 18099 Notices Federal Register Vol. 82, No. 72 Monday, April 17, 2017 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 DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES April 12, 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 May 17, 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 17:14 Apr 14, 2017 Jkt 241001 displays a currently valid OMB control number. Food and Nutrition Service Title: Operating Guidelines, Forms and Waivers. OMB Control Number: 0584–0083. Summary of Collection: Under Section 16 of the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 (the Act), 7 U.S.C. 2025, the Secretary is authorized to pay each State agency an amount equal to 50 percent of all administrative costs involved in each State agency’s operation of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Under corresponding SNAP regulations at 7 CFR 272.2(c), the State agency is required to submit and maintain annually for FNS approval a Budget Projection Statement (FNS– 366A), which projects total costs for major areas of SNAP operations, and a Program Activity Statement (FNS– 366B), which provides a summary of SNAP operations during the preceding fiscal year. Additionally, Under Section 11(o) of the Act each State agency is required to develop and submit plans for the use of automated data processing (ADP) and information retrieval systems to administer SNAP. As for State Plan of Operation Updates, State agencies will submit the operations planning documents to the appropriate regional office for approval through the SNAP Workflow & Information Management (SWIM) database. Need and Use of the Information: FNS will collect information to estimate funding needs and also provide data on the number of applications processed, number of fair hearings, and fraud control activity. FNS uses the data to estimate funding needs and to monitor State agency activity levels and performance. If the information were not collected it would disrupt budget planning and delay appropriation distributions and FNS would not be able to verify and ensure State compliance with statutory criteria. Description of Respondents: State, Local or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 53. Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: Annually. Total Burden Hours: 1,089. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–07649 Filed 4–14–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–30–P PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) Notice of Intent To Certify South Carolina Department of Agriculture (South Carolina); Request for Comments Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration, USDA. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: We are asking for comments on the quality of services provided by this Delegated State: South Carolina Department of Agriculture (South Carolina). SUMMARY: Comments must be received by May 17, 2017. ADDRESSES: Submit comments concerning this notice using any of the following methods: • Submit Comments Using the Internet: Go to Regulations.gov (http:// www.regulations.gov). Instructions for submitting and reading comments are detailed on the site. • Mail, Courier or Hand Delivery: Sharon Lathrop, Compliance Officer, USDA, GIPSA, FGIS, QACD, 10383 North Ambassador Drive, Kansas City, MO 64153. • Fax: Sharon Lathrop, 816–872– 1257. • Email: Sharon.L.Lathrop@usda.gov or FGIS.QACD@usda.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sharon Lathrop, 816–891–0415, Sharon.L.Lathrop@usda.gov or FGIS.QACD@usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 79(e)(2)(A) of the United States Grain Standards Act (USGSA) designates that if the Secretary determines, pursuant to paragraph (3) of Section 79(e), that a State agency is qualified to perform official inspection, meets the criteria in subsection (f)(1)(A) of Section 79, and (i) was performing official inspection at an export port location under this chapter on July 1, 1976, or (ii)(I) performed official inspection at an export port location at any time prior to July 1, 1976, (II) was designated under subsection (f) of Section 79 on December 22, 1982, to perform official inspections at locations other than export port locations, and (III) operates in a State from which total annual exports do not exceed, as determined by DATES: E:\FR\FM\17APN1.SGM 17APN1

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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.

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

April 12, 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 May 17, 
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: Operating Guidelines, Forms and Waivers.
    OMB Control Number: 0584-0083.
    Summary of Collection: Under Section 16 of the Food and Nutrition 
Act of 2008 (the Act), 7 U.S.C. 2025, the Secretary is authorized to 
pay each State agency an amount equal to 50 percent of all 
administrative costs involved in each State agency's operation of the 
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Under corresponding 
SNAP regulations at 7 CFR 272.2(c), the State agency is required to 
submit and maintain annually for FNS approval a Budget Projection 
Statement (FNS-366A), which projects total costs for major areas of 
SNAP operations, and a Program Activity Statement (FNS-366B), which 
provides a summary of SNAP operations during the preceding fiscal year. 
Additionally, Under Section 11(o) of the Act each State agency is 
required to develop and submit plans for the use of automated data 
processing (ADP) and information retrieval systems to administer SNAP. 
As for State Plan of Operation Updates, State agencies will submit the 
operations planning documents to the appropriate regional office for 
approval through the SNAP Workflow & Information Management (SWIM) 
database.
    Need and Use of the Information: FNS will collect information to 
estimate funding needs and also provide data on the number of 
applications processed, number of fair hearings, and fraud control 
activity. FNS uses the data to estimate funding needs and to monitor 
State agency activity levels and performance. If the information were 
not collected it would disrupt budget planning and delay appropriation 
distributions and FNS would not be able to verify and ensure State 
compliance with statutory criteria.
    Description of Respondents: State, Local or Tribal Government.
    Number of Respondents: 53.
    Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: Annually.
    Total Burden Hours: 1,089.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
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