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Download as PDF 55078 Notices Federal Register Vol. 82, No. 222 Monday, November 20, 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 nshattuck on DSK9F9SC42PROD with NOTICES November 15, 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 December 20, 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 15:15 Nov 17, 2017 Jkt 244001 the collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Food and Nutrition Service Title: WIC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) Forms and Regulations. OMB Control Number: 0584–0447. Summary of Collection: The FMNP is authorized by Section 17(m) of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (42 U.S.C. 1786(m)), (CNA). The purposes of the FMNP are to provide fresh, nutritious, unprepared locally grown fruits, vegetables and herbs from farmers’ markets, and roadside stands to WIC participants; to expand the awareness and use of farmers’ markets; and to increase sales at such markets. The FMNP is intended to benefit both the coupon recipients by improving their diets, and the farmers who sell their produce at farmers’ markets by increasing their incomes. The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) will collect information from each state that receives a grant under the FMNP program in conjunction with the preparation of annual financial and recipient reports. Need and Use of the Information: FNS uses the information collection to assess how each FMNP State agency operates; to ensure the accountability of State agencies, local agencies, and farmers/ farmers’ markets/roadside stands; to make program management decisions; and to report to Congress as needed. Description of Respondents: State, Local, or Tribal Government; Individuals or household; Business or other for-profit, Farms. Number of Respondents: 1,660,178. Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: Annually. Total Burden Hours: 929,211. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–25094 Filed 11–17–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–30–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request November 15, 2017. The Department of Agriculture has submitted the following information collection requirement(s) to OMB for PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 December 20, 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 Fruits and Vegetables. OMB Control Number: 0579–0128. Summary of Collection: Under the Plant Protection Act (7 U.S.C. 7701 et seq.) (PPA), the Secretary of Agriculture is authorized to carry out operations or measures to detect, eradicate, suppress, control, prevent, or retard the spread of plant pests not known to be widely E:\FR\FM\20NON1.SGM 20NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

November 15, 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 December 
20, 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: WIC Farmers' Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) Forms and 
Regulations.
    OMB Control Number: 0584-0447.
    Summary of Collection: The FMNP is authorized by Section 17(m) of 
the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (42 U.S.C. 1786(m)), (CNA). The 
purposes of the FMNP are to provide fresh, nutritious, unprepared 
locally grown fruits, vegetables and herbs from farmers' markets, and 
roadside stands to WIC participants; to expand the awareness and use of 
farmers' markets; and to increase sales at such markets. The FMNP is 
intended to benefit both the coupon recipients by improving their 
diets, and the farmers who sell their produce at farmers' markets by 
increasing their incomes. The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) will 
collect information from each state that receives a grant under the 
FMNP program in conjunction with the preparation of annual financial 
and recipient reports.
    Need and Use of the Information: FNS uses the information 
collection to assess how each FMNP State agency operates; to ensure the 
accountability of State agencies, local agencies, and farmers/farmers' 
markets/roadside stands; to make program management decisions; and to 
report to Congress as needed.
    Description of Respondents: State, Local, or Tribal Government; 
Individuals or household; Business or other for-profit, Farms.
    Number of Respondents: 1,660,178.
    Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: Annually.
    Total Burden Hours: 929,211.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-25094 Filed 11-17-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3410-30-P