Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 45256 [2017-20762]

Download as PDF 45256 Notices Federal Register Vol. 82, No. 187 Thursday, September 28, 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 September 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 October 30, 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 18:44 Sep 27, 2017 Jkt 241001 displays a currently valid OMB control number. Food and Nutrition Service Title: Study of Non-Response to the School Meals Application Verification Process. OMB Control Number: 0584–New. Summary of Collection: The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and the School Breakfast Program (SBP) provide subsidized lunches and breakfasts to millions of students each school day. Students are certified eligible to receive free or reduced-price (F/RP) meals through application or direct certification. When eligibility is determined using an application process, school districts must annually verify eligibility of children from a sample of household applications for that school year, unless the State agency assumes responsibility for verification. This study will examine the accuracy of district verification procedures. Need and Use of the Information: Collecting this data will help FNS to understand the approaches districts take to verification, understand the accuracy of the verification process and the results it produces in the context of potential changes, and help to identify potential improvements to the verification process. Description of Respondents: State, Local, or Tribal Government; Individuals or Households. Number of Respondents: 2,144. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Annually. Total Burden Hours: 5,535. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–20762 Filed 9–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–30–P Rural Utilities Service Inviting Applications for Technical Assistance and Training Grants Rural Development, Rural Utilities Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of Solicitation of Applications (NOSA). AGENCY: This Notice announces that the Rural Utilities Service (RUS) is accepting applications for the Technical SUMMARY: Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anita O’Brien, Loan Specialist, Water Program Division, Rural Utilities Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, by email at anita.obrien@wdc.usda.gov or by telephone: (202) 690–3789. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Overview DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PO 00000 Assistance and Training Grant Program (TAT). RUS is providing an amount of funding to be determined to provide technical assistance and training grants for disaster recovery (TAT/DR) to RUS eligible water and sewer utilities serving areas subject to Presidential disaster declarations in effect on or after the date of this notice which are beyond the scope or capacity of existing grant agreements or contracts with the RUS and do not duplicate other federal assistance to water and sewer utilities in the affected areas. No single award will exceed $600,000 and more than one grant may be made. Expenses incurred in developing applications will be at the applicant’s risk. Once funding for TAT has been determined, RUS will publish the program funding level on the Rural Development Web site https:// www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/ water-waste-disposal-technicalassistance-training-grants. DATES: Applications for TAT/DR grant(s) must be received by October 18, 2017. Reminder of competitive grant application deadline: Applications must be submitted electronically through Grants.gov no later than 20 days after this announcement appears in the Federal Register. ADDRESSES: You may submit electronic grant applications at http:// www.grants.gov/ (Grants.gov), following the instructions you find on that Web site. Sfmt 4703 Federal Agency: Rural Utilities Service (RUS). Funding Opportunity Title: Technical Assistance and Training for Disaster Recovery (TAT/DR). Announcement Type: Funding Level Announcement and Solicitation of Applications. Authority: 7 U.S.C. 1926 (a)(14); Pub. L. 109–97, 119 Stat. 2120. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 10.761. Dates: You must submit completed application for a TAT/DR grant before October 18, 2017. E:\FR\FM\28SEN1.SGM 28SEN1

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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

September 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 October 
30, 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: Study of Non-Response to the School Meals Application 
Verification Process.
    OMB Control Number: 0584-New.
    Summary of Collection: The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and 
the School Breakfast Program (SBP) provide subsidized lunches and 
breakfasts to millions of students each school day. Students are 
certified eligible to receive free or reduced-price (F/RP) meals 
through application or direct certification. When eligibility is 
determined using an application process, school districts must annually 
verify eligibility of children from a sample of household applications 
for that school year, unless the State agency assumes responsibility 
for verification. This study will examine the accuracy of district 
verification procedures.
    Need and Use of the Information: Collecting this data will help FNS 
to understand the approaches districts take to verification, understand 
the accuracy of the verification process and the results it produces in 
the context of potential changes, and help to identify potential 
improvements to the verification process.
    Description of Respondents: State, Local, or Tribal Government; 
Individuals or Households.
    Number of Respondents: 2,144.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Annually.
    Total Burden Hours: 5,535.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-20762 Filed 9-27-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3410-30-P