Notice of Request for Revision to an Approved Information Collection (Public Health Information System), 12333-12334 [2018-05706]

Download as PDF 12333 Notices Federal Register Vol. 83, No. 55 Wednesday, March 21, 2018 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 Food Safety and Inspection Service [Docket No. FSIS–2018–0003] Notice of Request for Revision to an Approved Information Collection (Public Health Information System) Food Safety and Inspection Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations, the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is announcing its intention to revise the approved information collection for the FSIS Public Health Information System (PHIS) to include the FSIS standard export certificate forms 9060–5, 9060– 5S, 9060–5A, and 9060–5B. The estimated burden will increase by 11,303 hours due to the addition of these export certificate forms. The approval for this information collection will expire on January 31, 2021. DATES: Submit comments on or before May 21, 2018. ADDRESSES: FSIS invites interested persons to submit comments on this information collection. Comments may be submitted by one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: This website provides the ability to type short comments directly into the comment field on this web page or attach a file for lengthier comments. Go to http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the on-line instructions at that site for submitting comments. • Mail, including CD–ROMs, etc.: Send to Docket Clerk, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service, Docket Clerk, Patriots Plaza 3, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Mailstop 3782, Room 8– 163A, Washington, DC 20250–3700. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:34 Mar 20, 2018 Jkt 244001 • Hand- or courier-delivered submittals: Deliver to Patriots Plaza 3, 355 E Street SW, Room 8–163A, Washington, DC 20250–3700. Instructions: All items submitted by mail or electronic mail must include the Agency name and docket number FSIS– 2018–0003. Comments received in response to this docket will be made available for public inspection and posted without change, including any personal information, to http:// www.regulations.gov. Docket: For access to background documents or comments received, go to the FSIS Docket Room at Patriots Plaza 3, 355 E Street SW, Room 8–164, Washington, DC 20250–3700 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gina Kouba, Office of Policy and Program Development, Food Safety and Inspection Service, USDA, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Room 6065, South Building, Washington, DC 20250– 3700; (202) 720–5627. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Public Health Information System. OMB Number: 0583–0153. Expiration Date of Approval: 01/31/ 2021. Type of Request: Revision of an approved information collection. Abstract: FSIS has been delegated the authority to exercise the functions of the Secretary (7 CFR 2.18, 2.53) as specified in the Federal Meat Inspection Act (FMIA) (21 U.S.C. 601, et seq.), the Poultry Products Inspection Act (PPIA) (21 U.S.C. 451, et seq.), and the Egg Products Inspection Act (EPIA) (21 U.S.C. 1031, et seq.). FSIS protects the public by verifying that meat, poultry, and egg products are safe, wholesome, not adulterated, and correctly labeled and packaged. FSIS is requesting a revision to the approved information collection for the FSIS Public Health Information System (PHIS) to include the FSIS standard export certificate forms 9060–5, 9060– 5S, 9060–5A, and 9060–5B. The estimated burden will increase by 11,303 hours due to the addition of these export certificate forms. The approval for this information collection will expire on January 31, 2021. FSIS requires the use of FSIS Form 9060–5 ‘‘Meat and Poultry Export Certificate of Wholesomeness’’ for all PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 meat and poultry exports (9 CFR 322.2 and 9 CRF 381.106). FSIS requires the use of FSIS Form 9060–5S ‘‘Fish and Fish Products Export Certificate of Wholesomeness’’ for all exports of fish of the order Siluriformes (9 CFR 552.1, cross-referencing 322.2). FSIS also requires the use of FSIS Form 9060–5A ‘‘Meat, Poultry, and Egg Products Certificate of Wholesomeness (Continuation Sheet)’’ and FSIS Form 9060–5B ‘‘Meat, Poultry, and Egg Products Certificate of Wholesomeness (Continuation Sheet)’’ (9 CFR 322.2 and 9 CFR 381.106) to capture additional statements or information that will not fit in the remarks section of FSIS Forms 9060–5 and 9060–5S. In most cases, the FSIS Public Health Information System will automatically populate the information that is collected on the FSIS standard export certificate forms from the FSIS Form 9060–6 ‘‘Application for Export Certificate.’’ The FSIS Form 9060–6 is an approved form under this collection. FSIS is seeking approval for any collection of information for the FSIS standard export certificate forms that might occur on paper. FSIS has made the following estimates based upon an information collection assessment: Estimate of burden: The public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average .179 hours per response. Estimated total number of respondents: 6,242. Estimated average number of responses per respondent: 103. Estimated annual number of responses: 643,008. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 115,117 hours. Copies of this information collection assessment can be obtained from Gina Kouba, Office of Policy and Program Development, Food Safety and Inspection Service, USDA, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Room 6065, South Building, Washington, DC 20250–3700; (202) 720– 5627. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of FSIS’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of FSIS’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the method and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, E:\FR\FM\21MRN1.SGM 21MRN1 12334 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 55 / Wednesday, March 21, 2018 / Notices utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques, or other forms of information technology. Comments may be sent to both FSIS, at the addresses provided above, and the Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Washington, DC 20253. Responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of public record. Additional Public Notification Public awareness of all segments of rulemaking and policy development is important. Consequently, FSIS will announce this Federal Register publication on-line through the FSIS web page located at: http:// www.fsis.usda.gov/federal-register. FSIS also will make copies of this publication available through the FSIS Constituent Update, which is used to provide information regarding FSIS policies, procedures, regulations, Federal Register notices, FSIS public meetings, and other types of information that could affect or would be of interest to our constituents and stakeholders. The Update is available on the FSIS web page. Through the web page, FSIS is able to provide information to a much broader, more diverse audience. In addition, FSIS offers an email subscription service which provides automatic and customized access to selected food safety news and information. This service is available at: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/subscribe. Options range from recalls to export information, regulations, directives, and notices. Customers can add or delete subscriptions themselves, and have the option to password protect their accounts. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES USDA Non-Discrimination Statement No agency, officer, or employee of the USDA shall, on the grounds of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/ parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, or political beliefs, exclude from participation in, deny the benefits of, or subject to discrimination any person in the United States under any program or activity conducted by the USDA. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:34 Mar 20, 2018 Jkt 244001 How To File a Complaint of Discrimination To file a complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, which may be accessed online at http:// www.ocio.usda.gov/sites/default/files/ docs/2012/Complain_combined_6_8_ 12.pdf, or write a letter signed by you or your authorized representative. Send your completed complaint form or letter to USDA by mail, fax, or email: Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20250–9410. Fax: (202) 690–7442. Email: program.intake@usda.gov. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.), should contact USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720–2600 (voice and TDD). Paul Kiecker, Acting Administrator. [FR Doc. 2018–05706 Filed 3–20–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–DM–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Food and Nutrition Service Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request—Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Forms: FNS–698, FNS–699, and FNS– 700; The Integrity Profile (TIP) Food and Nutrition Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice invites the general public and other public agencies to comment on this proposed information collection. The purpose of the TIP Data Collection is to provide FNS and WIC State agencies with an annual data set that can be used to assess State agencies’ compliance with WIC vendor management requirements and estimate State agencies’ progress in eliminating fraud, waste, and abuse. This is an extension, without change, of a currently approved data collection. DATES: Written comments must be received on or before May 21, 2018. ADDRESSES: Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments may be sent to: Amy Herring, Chief, Program Integrity and Monitoring Branch, Supplemental Food Programs Division, Food and Nutrition Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 3101 Park Center Drive, Room 510, Alexandria, VA 22302. Comments will also be accepted through the Federal eRulemaking Portal. Go to http://www.regulations.gov, and follow the online instructions for submitting comments electronically. All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval, and become a matter of public record. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of this information collection should be directed to Amy Herring, (703) 305–2376. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: The Integrity Profile (TIP) Data Collection. OMB Number: 0584–0401. Expiration Date: May 31, 2018. Type of Request: Extension, without change, of a currently approved data collection. Abstract: Each year, WIC State agencies administering the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) are required by 7 CFR 246.12(j)(5) to submit to FNS an annual summary of the results of their vendor monitoring efforts in order to provide Congress, senior FNS officials, as well as the general public, assurance that every reasonable effort is being made to ensure integrity in the WIC Program. The number of WIC State agencies reporting remains at 90. This includes 50 geographic State agencies, 34 State agencies operated by Indian Tribal Organizations, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of Northern Marianas, and the Virgin Islands. All WIC State agencies use the TIP webbased system to report compliance and monitoring information. The reporting burden is comprised of three automated forms: The FNS–698, FNS–699, and FNS–700. The FNS–698 and FNS–699 E:\FR\FM\21MRN1.SGM 21MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Food Safety and Inspection Service

[Docket No. FSIS-2018-0003]


Notice of Request for Revision to an Approved Information 
Collection (Public Health Information System)

AGENCY: Food Safety and Inspection Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations, the Food Safety and 
Inspection Service (FSIS) is announcing its intention to revise the 
approved information collection for the FSIS Public Health Information 
System (PHIS) to include the FSIS standard export certificate forms 
9060-5, 9060-5S, 9060-5A, and 9060-5B. The estimated burden will 
increase by 11,303 hours due to the addition of these export 
certificate forms. The approval for this information collection will 
expire on January 31, 2021.

DATES: Submit comments on or before May 21, 2018.

ADDRESSES: FSIS invites interested persons to submit comments on this 
information collection. Comments may be submitted by one of the 
following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: This website provides the 
ability to type short comments directly into the comment field on this 
web page or attach a file for lengthier comments. Go to http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the on-line instructions at that site for 
submitting comments.
     Mail, including CD-ROMs, etc.: Send to Docket Clerk, U.S. 
Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service, Docket 
Clerk, Patriots Plaza 3, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Mailstop 3782, 
Room 8-163A, Washington, DC 20250-3700.
     Hand- or courier-delivered submittals: Deliver to Patriots 
Plaza 3, 355 E Street SW, Room 8-163A, Washington, DC 20250-3700.
    Instructions: All items submitted by mail or electronic mail must 
include the Agency name and docket number FSIS-2018-0003. Comments 
received in response to this docket will be made available for public 
inspection and posted without change, including any personal 
information, to http://www.regulations.gov.
    Docket: For access to background documents or comments received, go 
to the FSIS Docket Room at Patriots Plaza 3, 355 E Street SW, Room 8-
164, Washington, DC 20250-3700 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday 
through Friday.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gina Kouba, Office of Policy and 
Program Development, Food Safety and Inspection Service, USDA, 1400 
Independence Avenue SW, Room 6065, South Building, Washington, DC 
20250-3700; (202) 720-5627.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Public Health Information System.
    OMB Number: 0583-0153.
    Expiration Date of Approval: 01/31/2021.
    Type of Request: Revision of an approved information collection.
    Abstract: FSIS has been delegated the authority to exercise the 
functions of the Secretary (7 CFR 2.18, 2.53) as specified in the 
Federal Meat Inspection Act (FMIA) (21 U.S.C. 601, et seq.), the 
Poultry Products Inspection Act (PPIA) (21 U.S.C. 451, et seq.), and 
the Egg Products Inspection Act (EPIA) (21 U.S.C. 1031, et seq.). FSIS 
protects the public by verifying that meat, poultry, and egg products 
are safe, wholesome, not adulterated, and correctly labeled and 
packaged.
    FSIS is requesting a revision to the approved information 
collection for the FSIS Public Health Information System (PHIS) to 
include the FSIS standard export certificate forms 9060-5, 9060-5S, 
9060-5A, and 9060-5B. The estimated burden will increase by 11,303 
hours due to the addition of these export certificate forms. The 
approval for this information collection will expire on January 31, 
2021.
    FSIS requires the use of FSIS Form 9060-5 ``Meat and Poultry Export 
Certificate of Wholesomeness'' for all meat and poultry exports (9 CFR 
322.2 and 9 CRF 381.106). FSIS requires the use of FSIS Form 9060-5S 
``Fish and Fish Products Export Certificate of Wholesomeness'' for all 
exports of fish of the order Siluriformes (9 CFR 552.1, cross-
referencing 322.2). FSIS also requires the use of FSIS Form 9060-5A 
``Meat, Poultry, and Egg Products Certificate of Wholesomeness 
(Continuation Sheet)'' and FSIS Form 9060-5B ``Meat, Poultry, and Egg 
Products Certificate of Wholesomeness (Continuation Sheet)'' (9 CFR 
322.2 and 9 CFR 381.106) to capture additional statements or 
information that will not fit in the remarks section of FSIS Forms 
9060-5 and 9060-5S. In most cases, the FSIS Public Health Information 
System will automatically populate the information that is collected on 
the FSIS standard export certificate forms from the FSIS Form 9060-6 
``Application for Export Certificate.'' The FSIS Form 9060-6 is an 
approved form under this collection. FSIS is seeking approval for any 
collection of information for the FSIS standard export certificate 
forms that might occur on paper. FSIS has made the following estimates 
based upon an information collection assessment:
    Estimate of burden: The public reporting burden for this collection 
of information is estimated to average .179 hours per response.
    Estimated total number of respondents: 6,242.
    Estimated average number of responses per respondent: 103.
    Estimated annual number of responses: 643,008.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 115,117 hours. Copies 
of this information collection assessment can be obtained from Gina 
Kouba, Office of Policy and Program Development, Food Safety and 
Inspection Service, USDA, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Room 6065, South 
Building, Washington, DC 20250-3700; (202) 720-5627.
    Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of FSIS's 
functions, including whether the information will have practical 
utility; (b) the accuracy of FSIS's estimate of the burden of the 
proposed collection of information, including the validity of the 
method and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality,

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utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways 
to minimize the burden of the collection of information, including 
through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or 
other technological collection techniques, or other forms of 
information technology. Comments may be sent to both FSIS, at the 
addresses provided above, and the Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office 
of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 
Washington, DC 20253.
    Responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the 
request for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of 
public record.

Additional Public Notification

    Public awareness of all segments of rulemaking and policy 
development is important. Consequently, FSIS will announce this Federal 
Register publication on-line through the FSIS web page located at: 
http://www.fsis.usda.gov/federal-register.
    FSIS also will make copies of this publication available through 
the FSIS Constituent Update, which is used to provide information 
regarding FSIS policies, procedures, regulations, Federal Register 
notices, FSIS public meetings, and other types of information that 
could affect or would be of interest to our constituents and 
stakeholders. The Update is available on the FSIS web page. Through the 
web page, FSIS is able to provide information to a much broader, more 
diverse audience. In addition, FSIS offers an email subscription 
service which provides automatic and customized access to selected food 
safety news and information. This service is available at: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/subscribe. Options range from recalls to export 
information, regulations, directives, and notices. Customers can add or 
delete subscriptions themselves, and have the option to password 
protect their accounts.

USDA Non-Discrimination Statement

    No agency, officer, or employee of the USDA shall, on the grounds 
of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual 
orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, 
income derived from a public assistance program, or political beliefs, 
exclude from participation in, deny the benefits of, or subject to 
discrimination any person in the United States under any program or 
activity conducted by the USDA.

How To File a Complaint of Discrimination

    To file a complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program 
Discrimination Complaint Form, which may be accessed online at http://www.ocio.usda.gov/sites/default/files/docs/2012/Complain_combined_6_8_12.pdf, or write a letter signed by you or your 
authorized representative.
    Send your completed complaint form or letter to USDA by mail, fax, 
or email:
    Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of 
Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410.
    Fax: (202) 690-7442.
    Email: [email protected].
    Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for 
communication (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.), should contact 
USDA's TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TDD).

Paul Kiecker,
Acting Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2018-05706 Filed 3-20-18; 8:45 am]
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