Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 39556-39557 [2017-17609]

Download as PDF 39556 Notices Federal Register Vol. 82, No. 160 Monday, August 21, 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. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Certification of Identity Form for the Freedom of Information Privacy Act Requests U.S. Agency for International Development. ACTION: Notice of information collection renewal. AGENCY: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13. Comments are requested concerning (a) Whether the continuing collections of information are necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the burden estimates; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of the information on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. DATES: All comments should be submitted within 60 calendar days from the date of this publication. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sylvia Joyner, Bureau for Management, Office of Management Services, Information and Records Division, U.S. Agency for International Development, Washington, DC 20523–2701; tel. 202– 712–5007 or via email sjoyner@ usaid.gov. asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:37 Aug 18, 2017 Jkt 241001 Send comments via email to foia@usaid.gov or by regular mail to United States Agency for International Development, Bureau for Management, Office of Management Services, Information and Records Division, Ronald Reagan Building, Room 2.07 C, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20523–2701; tel. 202– 712–0960. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB Number: OMB 201312–0412– 001. Form Number: AID Form 507–1. Title: Certification of Identity Form. Type of Review: Renewal and form name change for Information Collections. ADDRESSES: Purpose The purpose of this collection is to enable the U.S. Agency for International Development to locate applicable records and to respond to requests made under the Freedom of Information Act and the Privacy Act of 1974. Information includes sufficient personally identifiable information and/or source documents as applicable. Failure to provide the required information may result in no action being taken on the request. Authority to collect this information is contained in 5 U.S.C. 552, 5 U.S.C. 552a, and 22 CFR 212-Subpart M. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 600. Total Annual Response: 600. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 9,000. Dated: August 11, 2017. Lynn P. Winston, Division Chief, Bureau for Management, Office of Management Services, Information and Records Division. [FR Doc. 2017–17583 Filed 8–18–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request August 16, 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 PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 regarding (a) 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; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of burden including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) 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 September 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 20503. Commentors 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) 720–8681. 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 Appeals Division Title: National Appeals Division Customer Service Survey. OMB Control Number: 0503–0007. Summary of Collection: The Secretary of Agriculture established the National Appeals Division (NAD) on October 20, 1994, by Secretary’s Memorandum 1010–1, pursuant to the Federal Crop Insurance Reform and Department of Agriculture Reorganization Act of 1994 (Pub. L. 103–354, Section 271, dated October 13, 1994)/. The Act consolidated the appellate functions and staff of several USDA agencies. The E:\FR\FM\21AUN1.SGM 21AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 160 / Monday, August 21, 2017 / Notices intent is to provide for independent hearing and review determinations that resulted from Agency adverse decisions. Hearing Officers conduct evidentiary hearings on adverse decisions or, when the appellant requests they review the Agency’s record of the adverse decision without a hearing. Although NAD maintains a database to track appeal requests, the database contains only information necessary to process the appeal request, such as the name, address, filing data, and final results of the appeal. NAD will collect information using a survey. Need and Use of the Information: NAD wants to gather current data to measure the appellant’s perception of the quality of how easy the determination was to read; how intently the Hearing Officer listened to the appellant; and if the appellant would be willing to have the same Hearing Officer hear a future appeal. NAD will also use the information gathered from its surveys to tailor and prioritize training. Description of Respondents: Individuals or households. Number of Respondents: 1,600. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Annually. Total Burden Hours: 272. Comments regarding this information collection received by September 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. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. Title: Importation of Hass Avocado ´ from Michoacan Mexico. OMB Control Number: 0579–0129. Summary of Collection: Under the Plant Protection Act (7 U.S.C. 7701—et seq.), the Secretary of Agriculture is authorized to prohibit or restrict the importation, entry, or movement of plants and plant pests, to prevent the introduction of plant pests into the United States or their dissemination within the United States. The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) regulations allow fresh Hass Avocados grown in approved orchards in Michoacan, Mexico to be imported into the United States under certain conditions. Need and Use of the Information: APHIS will collect information using form PPQ 587 ‘‘Application for Permit to Import Plants or Plant Products,’’ to ensure that fresh Hass Avocados from Mexico do not harbor insect pests (including Avocado stem weevils, seed weevils, and seed moths). The information collected will ensure that fresh Hass Avocados from Mexico do not harbor exotic insect pests that, if introduced into the United States, could inflict severe damage upon U.S. agriculture. Description of Respondents: Business or other for profit; Federal Government; and State Officials. Number of Respondents: 1,786. [FR Doc. 2017–17609 Filed 8–18–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–WY–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES August 16, 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. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:37 Aug 18, 2017 Jkt 241001 Animal Plant and Health Inspection Service PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 39557 Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 447,216. Animal Plant and Health Inspection Service Title: Export Certification, Accreditation of Non-Government Facilities. OMB Control Number: 0579–0130. Summary of Collection: The Department of Agriculture (USDA), Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is responsible for preventing plant diseases or insect pests from entering the United States, as well as, the spread of pests not widely distributed in the United States, and eradicating those imported when eradication is feasible. The Plant Protection Act (7 U.S.C. 7701 et seq.), authorizes the Department to carry out this mission. In addition to its mission, APHIS provides export certification services to ensure other countries that the plants and plant products they are receiving from the United States are free of plant diseases and insect pests. Need and Use of the Information: The accreditation process requires the use of several information activities to ensure that nongovernment facilities applying for accreditation processes the necessary qualifications. APHIS will collect information for applications submitted by operator/owner of a non-government facility seeking accreditation to conduct laboratory testing or phytosanitary inspection. The application should contain the legal name and full address of the facility, the name, address, telephone and fax numbers of the facility’s operator, a description of the facility, and a description of the specific laboratory testing or phytosanitary inspection services for which the facility is seeking accreditation. If these activities are not conducted properly, APHIS export certification program would be compromised, causing a disruption in plant and plant product exports that could prove financially damaging to U.S. exporters. Description of Respondents: Business or other for profit; State, Local and Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 9. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 199. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Title: South American Cactus Moth; Quarantine and Regulations. OMB Control Number: 0579–0337. Summary of Collection: Under the Plant Protection Act (7 U.S.C. 7701—et seq.), the Secretary of Agriculture is E:\FR\FM\21AUN1.SGM 21AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 160 (Monday, August 21, 2017)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

August 16, 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 
regarding (a) 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; (b) the accuracy 
of the agency's estimate of burden including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, 
utility and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) 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 
September 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 20503. 
Commentors 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-
8681.
    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 Appeals Division

    Title: National Appeals Division Customer Service Survey.
    OMB Control Number: 0503-0007.
    Summary of Collection: The Secretary of Agriculture established the 
National Appeals Division (NAD) on October 20, 1994, by Secretary's 
Memorandum 1010-1, pursuant to the Federal Crop Insurance Reform and 
Department of Agriculture Reorganization Act of 1994 (Pub. L. 103-354, 
Section 271, dated October 13, 1994)/. The Act consolidated the 
appellate functions and staff of several USDA agencies. The

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intent is to provide for independent hearing and review determinations 
that resulted from Agency adverse decisions. Hearing Officers conduct 
evidentiary hearings on adverse decisions or, when the appellant 
requests they review the Agency's record of the adverse decision 
without a hearing. Although NAD maintains a database to track appeal 
requests, the database contains only information necessary to process 
the appeal request, such as the name, address, filing data, and final 
results of the appeal. NAD will collect information using a survey.
    Need and Use of the Information: NAD wants to gather current data 
to measure the appellant's perception of the quality of how easy the 
determination was to read; how intently the Hearing Officer listened to 
the appellant; and if the appellant would be willing to have the same 
Hearing Officer hear a future appeal. NAD will also use the information 
gathered from its surveys to tailor and prioritize training.
    Description of Respondents: Individuals or households.
    Number of Respondents: 1,600.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Annually.
    Total Burden Hours: 272.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-17609 Filed 8-18-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3410-WY-P