Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 40538 [2017-18025]

Download as PDF 40538 Notices Federal Register Vol. 82, No. 164 Friday, August 25, 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 sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES August 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 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), 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:40 Aug 24, 2017 Jkt 241001 the collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Food and Nutrition Service Title: Report of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Issuance and Report of Commodity Distribution for Disaster Relief. OMB Control Number: 0584–0037. Summary of Collection: Disaster assistance through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is authorized by sections 402 and 502 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq.) and the temporary emergency provisions contained in Section 5 of the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008, and in 7 CFR part 280 of the SNAP regulations. This program is initiated in a SNAP project area by FNS when all or part of the area has been affected by a disaster. Food distribution in a disaster situation is authorized under Section 32 of the Act of August 24, 1935. Surplus foods are made available by State distributing agencies for relief purposes to victims of natural disaster such as hurricanes, floods, tornadoes, etc. Distribution to these recipients is made primarily through such organizations as the American Red Cross or the Salvation Army. These organizations use surplus foods for both central feeding operations and for distribution to families in homes cut off from normal sources of food supply. Need and Use of the Information: FNS will collect information through the use of form FNS–292–A and B, which is used to monitor program activity, assess coverage provided to recipients, and assure the validity of requested commodity reimbursement and to prepare budget requests. If the information were not collected, FNS would be unable to monitor the issuance of SNAP benefits and the distribution of surplus foods during disaster situations. Description of Respondents: State, Local, or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 53. Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 9. Food and Nutrition Service Title: Child Nutrition Database. OMB Control Number: 0584–0494. Summary of Collection: The Child Nutrition Database (CNDB) is required PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 under 7 CFR 210.10(i)(4) to be part of all the nutrient analysis software approved by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) in implementation of the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and School Breakfast Program (SBP). This database is designed to be incorporated into USDA-approved nutrient analysis software and is used to provide an accurate source of nutrient data. The software allows schools participating in the NSLP and the SBP to analyze meals and measure the compliance of the menus to established nutrition goals and standards specified in 7 CFR 210.10 for the NSLP and 7 CFR 220.8 for the SBP. The CNDB is updated annually with brand name or manufactured foods commonly used in school food service. Form FNS–710 CN Database Qualification Report is used to collect the nutrient data from the food industry. The form is available as a paper form, through an online Web Tool, or as a spreadsheet. Need and Use of the Information: State agencies use the CNDB to obtain the nutrient data for foods typically used in school recipes and menus, as well as for food products that are marketed to schools by food manufacturers. This data is necessary for the State agencies to monitor their compliance with the dietary specifications for calories, saturated fat, and sodium and to conduct the nutrient analysis of school lunches and breakfasts required by administrative reviews. The CNDB contains nutrient composition data for: (1) Food items from the USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference (SR); (2) standardized recipes for Child Nutrition Programs developed by FNS; (3) brand name commercially processed foods; and (4) USDA Foods (commodities). Description of Respondents: Businesses or other for-profit. Number of Respondents: 32. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Annually. 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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 
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

August 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 
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), 
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: Report of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Issuance 
and Report of Commodity Distribution for Disaster Relief.
    OMB Control Number: 0584-0037.
    Summary of Collection: Disaster assistance through the Supplemental 
Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is authorized by sections 402 and 
502 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance 
Act (42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq.) and the temporary emergency provisions 
contained in Section 5 of the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008, and in 7 
CFR part 280 of the SNAP regulations. This program is initiated in a 
SNAP project area by FNS when all or part of the area has been affected 
by a disaster. Food distribution in a disaster situation is authorized 
under Section 32 of the Act of August 24, 1935. Surplus foods are made 
available by State distributing agencies for relief purposes to victims 
of natural disaster such as hurricanes, floods, tornadoes, etc. 
Distribution to these recipients is made primarily through such 
organizations as the American Red Cross or the Salvation Army. These 
organizations use surplus foods for both central feeding operations and 
for distribution to families in homes cut off from normal sources of 
food supply.
    Need and Use of the Information: FNS will collect information 
through the use of form FNS-292-A and B, which is used to monitor 
program activity, assess coverage provided to recipients, and assure 
the validity of requested commodity reimbursement and to prepare budget 
requests. If the information were not collected, FNS would be unable to 
monitor the issuance of SNAP benefits and the distribution of surplus 
foods during disaster situations.
    Description of Respondents: State, Local, or Tribal Government.
    Number of Respondents: 53.
    Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; On occasion.
    Total Burden Hours: 9.

Food and Nutrition Service

    Title: Child Nutrition Database.
    OMB Control Number: 0584-0494.
    Summary of Collection: The Child Nutrition Database (CNDB) is 
required under 7 CFR 210.10(i)(4) to be part of all the nutrient 
analysis software approved by the United States Department of 
Agriculture (USDA), Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) in implementation 
of the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and School Breakfast 
Program (SBP). This database is designed to be incorporated into USDA-
approved nutrient analysis software and is used to provide an accurate 
source of nutrient data. The software allows schools participating in 
the NSLP and the SBP to analyze meals and measure the compliance of the 
menus to established nutrition goals and standards specified in 7 CFR 
210.10 for the NSLP and 7 CFR 220.8 for the SBP. The CNDB is updated 
annually with brand name or manufactured foods commonly used in school 
food service. Form FNS-710 CN Database Qualification Report is used to 
collect the nutrient data from the food industry. The form is available 
as a paper form, through an online Web Tool, or as a spreadsheet.
    Need and Use of the Information: State agencies use the CNDB to 
obtain the nutrient data for foods typically used in school recipes and 
menus, as well as for food products that are marketed to schools by 
food manufacturers. This data is necessary for the State agencies to 
monitor their compliance with the dietary specifications for calories, 
saturated fat, and sodium and to conduct the nutrient analysis of 
school lunches and breakfasts required by administrative reviews. The 
CNDB contains nutrient composition data for: (1) Food items from the 
USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference (SR); (2) 
standardized recipes for Child Nutrition Programs developed by FNS; (3) 
brand name commercially processed foods; and (4) USDA Foods 
(commodities).
    Description of Respondents: Businesses or other for-profit.
    Number of Respondents: 32.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Annually.
    Total Burden Hours: 2,240.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-18025 Filed 8-24-17; 8:45 am]
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