Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 40130 [2017-17966]

Download as PDF 40130 Notices Federal Register Vol. 82, No. 163 Thursday, August 24, 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 rmajette on DSKBCKNHB2PROD with NOTICES August 21, 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 and other forms of information technology. Comments regarding this information collection received by September 25, 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:29 Aug 23, 2017 Jkt 241001 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. Total Burden Hours: 6,386. Charlene Parker, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–17966 Filed 8–23–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3411–15–P Forest Service Title: National Visitor Use Monitoring, and Customer and Use Survey Techniques for Operations, Management, Evaluation and Research. OMB Control Number: 0596–0110. Summary of Collection: The National Forest Management Act (NFMA) of 1976 (16 U.S.C., Sec. 1600–1614) and the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993 (GPRA) (Pub. L. 103–62) require a comprehensive assessment of present and anticipated uses, demand for and supply of renewable resources from the nation’s public and private forests and rangelands. An important element in the reporting is the number of visits to National Forests and Grasslands, as well as to Wilderness Areas that the agency manages. The Forest Service will use the National Visitor Use Monitoring (NVUM) survey to collect the information. Need and Use of the Information: The Customer and Use Survey Techniques for Operations, Management, Evaluation and Research (CUSTOMER) study combines several different survey approaches to gather data describing visitors to and users of public recreation lands, including their trip activities, satisfaction levels, evaluations, demographic profiles, trip characteristics, spending, and annual visitation patterns. FS will use face-toface interviewing for collecting information on-site as well as English and Spanish written survey instruments to be mailed back by respondents. The NVUM results and data are a source of data and information in addressing forest land management planning, national strategic planning, service to minorities, and identification of a forest’s recreation niche. Conducting the collection less frequently puts information updates out of cycle with forest planning and other data preparations and reporting activities. Description of Respondents: Individuals or households. Number of Respondents: 45,000. Frequency of Responses: Reporting; Quarterly; Annually. PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service [Docket No. APHIS–2017–0064] Notice of Request for Revision to and Extension of Approval of an Information Collection; Importation of Fruits and Vegetables 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 the regulations for the importation of certain fruits and vegetables into the United States. DATES: We will consider all comments that we receive on or before October 23, 2017. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by either of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov/ #!docketDetail;D=APHIS-2017-0064. • Postal Mail/Commercial Delivery: Send your comment to Docket No. APHIS–2017–0064, 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-2017-0064 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. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\24AUN1.SGM 24AUN1

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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 
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

August 21, 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 
and other forms of information technology.
    Comments regarding this information collection received by 
September 25, 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.

Forest Service

    Title: National Visitor Use Monitoring, and Customer and Use Survey 
Techniques for Operations, Management, Evaluation and Research.
    OMB Control Number: 0596-0110.
    Summary of Collection: The National Forest Management Act (NFMA) of 
1976 (16 U.S.C., Sec. 1600-1614) and the Government Performance and 
Results Act of 1993 (GPRA) (Pub. L. 103-62) require a comprehensive 
assessment of present and anticipated uses, demand for and supply of 
renewable resources from the nation's public and private forests and 
rangelands. An important element in the reporting is the number of 
visits to National Forests and Grasslands, as well as to Wilderness 
Areas that the agency manages. The Forest Service will use the National 
Visitor Use Monitoring (NVUM) survey to collect the information.
    Need and Use of the Information: The Customer and Use Survey 
Techniques for Operations, Management, Evaluation and Research 
(CUSTOMER) study combines several different survey approaches to gather 
data describing visitors to and users of public recreation lands, 
including their trip activities, satisfaction levels, evaluations, 
demographic profiles, trip characteristics, spending, and annual 
visitation patterns. FS will use face-to-face interviewing for 
collecting information on-site as well as English and Spanish written 
survey instruments to be mailed back by respondents. The NVUM results 
and data are a source of data and information in addressing forest land 
management planning, national strategic planning, service to 
minorities, and identification of a forest's recreation niche. 
Conducting the collection less frequently puts information updates out 
of cycle with forest planning and other data preparations and reporting 
activities.
    Description of Respondents: Individuals or households.
    Number of Respondents: 45,000.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting; Quarterly; Annually.
    Total Burden Hours: 6,386.

Charlene Parker,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-17966 Filed 8-23-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3411-15-P