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Download as PDF 56941 Notices Federal Register Vol. 82, No. 230 Friday, December 1, 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 sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES November 28, 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 required 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 January 2, 2018 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:44 Nov 30, 2017 Jkt 244001 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. Farm Service Agency Title: County Committee Election. OMB Control Number: 0560–0229. Summary of Collection: As specified in the 2002 Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002, the Secretary prepares a report of election that includes, among other things, ‘‘the race, ethnicity and gender of each nominee, as provided through the voluntary selfidentification of each nominee’’. The information will be collected using form FSA–669–A and FSA–669A–2, ‘‘Nomination Form for County FSA Committee Election’’. Completion of the form is voluntary. Need and Use of the Information: FSA will collect information on race, ethnicity and gender of each nominee as provided through the voluntary selfidentification of each nominee agreeing to run for a position. The information will be sent to Kansas City for preparation of the upcoming election. The Secretary will review the information annually. If the information is not collected in any given year, the Secretary would not be able to prepare the report as required by the regulations. Description of Respondents: Individuals or households. Number of Respondents: 10,000. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Annually. Total Burden Hours: 6,700. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–25944 Filed 11–30–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–05–P COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS Notice of Public Meeting of the Texas Advisory Committee U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. ACTION: Announcement of meeting. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (Commission) and the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) that a meeting of the Texas Advisory Committee (Committee) to the Commission will be held at 11:30 a.m. (Central Time) Thursday, December 7, 2017. The purpose of the meeting is for the Committee to begin planning for briefing on voting rights. 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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 
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

November 28, 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 required 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 January 
2, 2018 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.

Farm Service Agency

    Title: County Committee Election.
    OMB Control Number: 0560-0229.
    Summary of Collection: As specified in the 2002 Farm Security and 
Rural Investment Act of 2002, the Secretary prepares a report of 
election that includes, among other things, ``the race, ethnicity and 
gender of each nominee, as provided through the voluntary self-
identification of each nominee''. The information will be collected 
using form FSA-669-A and FSA-669A-2, ``Nomination Form for County FSA 
Committee Election''. Completion of the form is voluntary.
    Need and Use of the Information: FSA will collect information on 
race, ethnicity and gender of each nominee as provided through the 
voluntary self-identification of each nominee agreeing to run for a 
position. The information will be sent to Kansas City for preparation 
of the upcoming election. The Secretary will review the information 
annually. If the information is not collected in any given year, the 
Secretary would not be able to prepare the report as required by the 
regulations.
    Description of Respondents: Individuals or households.
    Number of Respondents: 10,000.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Annually.
    Total Burden Hours: 6,700.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-25944 Filed 11-30-17; 8:45 am]
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