Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 51597 [2017-24223]

Download as PDF 51597 Notices Federal Register Vol. 82, No. 214 Tuesday, November 7, 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 ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES November 2, 2017. The Department of Agriculture has submitted the following information collection requirement(s) to Office of Management and Budget (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; (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 December 7, 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 18:46 Nov 06, 2017 Jkt 244001 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. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Utilities Service ACTION: Title: Electric System Emergency Restoration Plan. OMB Control Number: 0572–0140. Summary of Collection: Electric power systems have been identified in Presidential Decision Directive 63, May 1998, as one of the critical infrastructures of the United States. The term ‘‘critical infrastructure’’ is defined in section 1016(e) of the USA Patriot Act of 2001 (42 U.S.C. 5195c(e)). To ensure that the electric infrastructure in rural America is adequately protected, Rural Utilities Service (RUS) requires that all current electric borrowers conduct a Vulnerability and Risk Assessment (VRA) of their respective systems and utilize the results of this assessment to enhance an existing Emergency Restoration Plan (ERP) or, create an ERP. Need and Use of the Information: The ERP provides written procedures detailing response and restoration efforts in the event of a major system outage resulting from a natural or man made disaster. RUS requires each electric borrower to provide annually a self-certification, in writing, that an ERP exists and that an initial VRA has been performed. If this information were not collected, vulnerabilities may exist in the electric system infrastructure. The result would be increased risk to public safety and may affect the Government loan security. Description of Respondents: Not-forprofit institutions. Number of Respondents: 625. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Annually. Total Burden Hours: 313. SUMMARY: Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–24223 Filed 11–6–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–15–P PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Forest Service Information Collection; Outreach Opportunity Questionnaire Forest Service, USDA. Notice; request for comment. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Forest Service is seeking comments from all interested individuals and organizations on the extension with revision of a currently approved information collection, Outreach Opportunity Questionnaire (0596– 0207). Comments must be received in writing on or before January 8, 2018 to be assured of consideration. Comments received after that date will be considered to the extent practicable. ADDRESSES: Comments concerning this notice should be addressed to the Northern Research Station, Attention: Judy Terrell, Forest Service, USDA, 11 Campus Boulevard, Suite 200, Newtown Square, PA 19073. Comments also may be submitted via email to: jterrell@fs.fed.us. The public may inspect comments received at USDA Forest Service, 11 Campus Boulevard, Suite 200, Newtown Square, PA 19073 during normal business hours. Visitors are encouraged to call ahead to 610–557–4057 to facilitate entry into the building. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Judy Terrell, 610–557–4057. Individuals who use telecommunications devices for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1–800–877–8339, between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Outreach Opportunity Questionnaire. OMB Number: 0596–0207. Expiration Date of Approval: February 28, 2018. Type of Request: Extension with revision. Abstract: This information collection is proposing to extend the collection of information from students attending local college and university career fairs regarding the effectiveness of the information provided by the Forest Service personnel on career opportunities in the Forest Service. The DATES: E:\FR\FM\07NON1.SGM 07NON1

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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. 214 / Tuesday, November 7, 2017 / 
Notices

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

November 2, 2017.

    The Department of Agriculture has submitted the following 
information collection requirement(s) to Office of Management and 
Budget (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; (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 December 
7, 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.

Rural Utilities Service

    Title: Electric System Emergency Restoration Plan.
    OMB Control Number: 0572-0140.
    Summary of Collection: Electric power systems have been identified 
in Presidential Decision Directive 63, May 1998, as one of the critical 
infrastructures of the United States. The term ``critical 
infrastructure'' is defined in section 1016(e) of the USA Patriot Act 
of 2001 (42 U.S.C. 5195c(e)). To ensure that the electric 
infrastructure in rural America is adequately protected, Rural 
Utilities Service (RUS) requires that all current electric borrowers 
conduct a Vulnerability and Risk Assessment (VRA) of their respective 
systems and utilize the results of this assessment to enhance an 
existing Emergency Restoration Plan (ERP) or, create an ERP.
    Need and Use of the Information: The ERP provides written 
procedures detailing response and restoration efforts in the event of a 
major system outage resulting from a natural or man made disaster. RUS 
requires each electric borrower to provide annually a self-
certification, in writing, that an ERP exists and that an initial VRA 
has been performed. If this information were not collected, 
vulnerabilities may exist in the electric system infrastructure. The 
result would be increased risk to public safety and may affect the 
Government loan security.
    Description of Respondents: Not-for-profit institutions.
    Number of Respondents: 625.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Annually.
    Total Burden Hours: 313.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-24223 Filed 11-6-17; 8:45 am]
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