Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 55985 [2017-25575]

Download as PDF 55985 Notices Federal Register Vol. 82, No. 226 Monday, November 27, 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 asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES November 21, 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 27, 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 16:59 Nov 24, 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. Foreign Agricultural Service Title: Pima Agriculture Cotton Trust Fund. OMB Control Number: 0551–0044. Summary of Collection: Section 12314 of the Agricultural Act of 2014 (Pub. L. 113–79) authorizes distribution out of the Pima Agriculture Cotton Trust Fund in each of calendar years 2014 through 2018, payable to qualifying claimants. Eligible claimants are directed to submit a notarized affidavit, following the statutory procedures specified Section 12314(c) or (d) of the Act. Need and Use of the Information: Distributions out of the Trust Fund is payable to (1) One or more nationally recognized associations established for the promotion of pima cotton for use in textile and apparel goods; (2) yarn spinners of pima cotton that produce ring spun cotton yarns in the United States; and (3) manufacturers who cut and sew cotton shirts in the United States who certify that they used imported cotton fabric during calendar year 2013. Eligible claimants for a distribution from the Pima Cotton Trust Fund are directed to submit a notarized affidavit. The Foreign Agriculture Service (FAS) will use the information provided in the affidavits to certify the claimants’ eligibility and to authorize payment from the Pima Cotton Trust Fund. If eligible claimants do not submit an affidavit with the required information they will not be entitled to a distribution from the Pima Cotton Trust Fund. Description of Respondents: Business or other-for-profit. Number of Respondents: 7. Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping, Reporting: Annually. Total Burden Hours: 14. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Departmental Management; Performance Review Board Membership; Notice Appointments Office of Human Resource Management, Departmental Management, USDA. ACTION: Notice of Performance Review Board appointments. AGENCY: This notice announces the members of the Senior Executive Service (SES) and Senior Level (SL) and Scientific or Professional (ST) Performance Review Board. Agriculture has one PRB that is represented by each Mission Area. The PRB is comprised of a Chairperson and a mix of career and noncareer senior executives that meets annually to review and evaluate performance appraisal documents and provides a written recommendation to the Secretary for final approval of each executive’s performance rating, performance-based pay adjustment, and performance award. DATES: The board membership is applicable beginning on October 24, 2017. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marsha A. Wiggins, Acting Director, Office of Human Resources Management, telephone: (202) 720– 3585, or Terri Meighan, Acting Director, Executive Resources Management Division, telephone: (202) 720–2655. 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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

November 21, 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 
27, 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.

Foreign Agricultural Service

    Title: Pima Agriculture Cotton Trust Fund.
    OMB Control Number: 0551-0044.
    Summary of Collection: Section 12314 of the Agricultural Act of 
2014 (Pub. L. 113-79) authorizes distribution out of the Pima 
Agriculture Cotton Trust Fund in each of calendar years 2014 through 
2018, payable to qualifying claimants. Eligible claimants are directed 
to submit a notarized affidavit, following the statutory procedures 
specified Section 12314(c) or (d) of the Act.
    Need and Use of the Information: Distributions out of the Trust 
Fund is payable to (1) One or more nationally recognized associations 
established for the promotion of pima cotton for use in textile and 
apparel goods; (2) yarn spinners of pima cotton that produce ring spun 
cotton yarns in the United States; and (3) manufacturers who cut and 
sew cotton shirts in the United States who certify that they used 
imported cotton fabric during calendar year 2013. Eligible claimants 
for a distribution from the Pima Cotton Trust Fund are directed to 
submit a notarized affidavit. The Foreign Agriculture Service (FAS) 
will use the information provided in the affidavits to certify the 
claimants' eligibility and to authorize payment from the Pima Cotton 
Trust Fund. If eligible claimants do not submit an affidavit with the 
required information they will not be entitled to a distribution from 
the Pima Cotton Trust Fund.
    Description of Respondents: Business or other-for-profit.
    Number of Respondents: 7.
    Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping, Reporting: Annually.
    Total Burden Hours: 14.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-25575 Filed 11-24-17; 8:45 am]
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