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Download as PDF 41207 Notices Federal Register Vol. 82, No. 167 Wednesday, August 30, 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 August 24, 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 29, 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:40 Aug 29, 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. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Title: Importation of Animals and Poultry, Animal and Poultry Products, Certain Animal Embryos, Semen, and Zoological Animals. OMB Control Number: 0579–0040. Summary of Collection: The Animal Health Protection Act (AHPA) of 2002 (7 U.S.C. 8301), is the primary Federal law governing the protection of animal health. The law gives the Secretary of Agriculture broad authority to detect, control, or eradicate pests or diseases of livestock or poultry. The agency charged with carrying out this disease prevention mission is the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS). Disease prevention is the most effective method for maintain a healthy animal population and enhancing APHIS’ ability to compete globally in animal and animal product trade. APHIS’ Veterinary Services (VS) unit is responsible for, among other things, preventing the introduction of foreign or certain other communicable animal diseases into the United States; and for rapidly identifying, containing, eradicating, or otherwise mitigating such diseases when feasible. In connection with this mission, APHIS collects information from individuals, businesses, and farms who are involved with importation of animals or poultry, animal or poultry products, or animal germplasm (semen, ooycysts, and embryos, including eggs for hatching) into the United States as well as from foreign countries and States to support these imports. Need and Use of the Information: APHIS will collect information from foreign animal health authorities as well as U.S. importers; foreign exporters; veterinarians and animal health technicians in other countries; State animal health authorities; shippers; owners and operators of foreign processing plants and farms; USDAapproved zoos, laboratories, and feedlots; private quarantine facilities; and other entities involved (directly or indirectly) in the importation of animal and poultry, animals and poultry PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 products, zoological animals, and animal germplasm. Some of the information collection activities include: Agreements; permits; application and space reservation requests; inspections; registers; declarations of importation; requests for hearings; daily logs; additional requirements; application for permits; export health certificates; letters; written notices; daily record of horse activities; written requests; opportunities to present views; reporting; applications for approval of facilities; certifications; arrival notices; on-hold shipment notifications; reports; affidavits; animal identification; written plans; checklists; specimen submissions; emergency action notifications; refusal of entry and order to dispose of fish; premises information; recordkeeping; and application of seals. APHIS needs this information to help ensure that these imports do not introduce foreign animal diseases into the United States. Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit; Farms; Individuals and Households; Federal Governments; and State, Local, and Tribal Governments. Number of Respondents: 8,412. Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Third Party Disclosure; Reporting: On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 313,851. Charlene Parker, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–18326 Filed 8–29–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–34–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–27–2017] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 43—Battle Creek, Michigan; Authorization of Production Activity, Pfizer, Inc., (Pharmaceutical Products), Kalamazoo, Michigan On April 12, 2017, Pfizer, Inc., submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board within Subzone 43E, in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The notification was processed in accordance with the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR part 400), including notice in the Federal Register inviting E:\FR\FM\30AUN1.SGM 30AUN1

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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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Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 167 / Wednesday, August 30, 2017 / 
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

August 24, 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 29, 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.

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

    Title: Importation of Animals and Poultry, Animal and Poultry 
Products, Certain Animal Embryos, Semen, and Zoological Animals.
    OMB Control Number: 0579-0040.
    Summary of Collection: The Animal Health Protection Act (AHPA) of 
2002 (7 U.S.C. 8301), is the primary Federal law governing the 
protection of animal health. The law gives the Secretary of Agriculture 
broad authority to detect, control, or eradicate pests or diseases of 
livestock or poultry. The agency charged with carrying out this disease 
prevention mission is the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 
(APHIS). Disease prevention is the most effective method for maintain a 
healthy animal population and enhancing APHIS' ability to compete 
globally in animal and animal product trade. APHIS' Veterinary Services 
(VS) unit is responsible for, among other things, preventing the 
introduction of foreign or certain other communicable animal diseases 
into the United States; and for rapidly identifying, containing, 
eradicating, or otherwise mitigating such diseases when feasible. In 
connection with this mission, APHIS collects information from 
individuals, businesses, and farms who are involved with importation of 
animals or poultry, animal or poultry products, or animal germplasm 
(semen, ooycysts, and embryos, including eggs for hatching) into the 
United States as well as from foreign countries and States to support 
these imports.
    Need and Use of the Information: APHIS will collect information 
from foreign animal health authorities as well as U.S. importers; 
foreign exporters; veterinarians and animal health technicians in other 
countries; State animal health authorities; shippers; owners and 
operators of foreign processing plants and farms; USDA-approved zoos, 
laboratories, and feedlots; private quarantine facilities; and other 
entities involved (directly or indirectly) in the importation of animal 
and poultry, animals and poultry products, zoological animals, and 
animal germplasm.
    Some of the information collection activities include: Agreements; 
permits; application and space reservation requests; inspections; 
registers; declarations of importation; requests for hearings; daily 
logs; additional requirements; application for permits; export health 
certificates; letters; written notices; daily record of horse 
activities; written requests; opportunities to present views; 
reporting; applications for approval of facilities; certifications; 
arrival notices; on-hold shipment notifications; reports; affidavits; 
animal identification; written plans; checklists; specimen submissions; 
emergency action notifications; refusal of entry and order to dispose 
of fish; premises information; recordkeeping; and application of seals. 
APHIS needs this information to help ensure that these imports do not 
introduce foreign animal diseases into the United States.
    Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit; Farms; 
Individuals and Households; Federal Governments; and State, Local, and 
Tribal Governments.
    Number of Respondents: 8,412.
    Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Third Party Disclosure; 
Reporting: On occasion.
    Total Burden Hours: 313,851.

Charlene Parker,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-18326 Filed 8-29-17; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3410-34-P