Announcement of Intent To Establish the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee and Solicitation of Nominations for Membership, 46698 [2018-20013]

Download as PDF 46698 Notices Federal Register Vol. 83, No. 179 Friday, September 14, 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 Dated: September 7, 2018. Donald Wright, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Dated: September 11, 2018. Jackie Haven, Deputy Director, Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, Food and Nutrition Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. [FR Doc. 2018–20013 Filed 9–13–18; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES BILLING CODE 3410–30–P Announcement of Intent To Establish the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee and Solicitation of Nominations for Membership U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services (FNCS) and Research, Education and Economics (REE); and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice; correction. The Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services published a document in the Federal Register of September 6, 2018 concerning solicitation of nominations for membership on the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee. The document contained incorrect dates. Eve Stoody (telephone 703–305–7600), Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, 3101 Park Center Drive, Room 1034, Alexandria, Virginia 22302, or, Richard Olson (telephone 240–453– 8280), Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, 1101 Wootton Parkway, Suite LL100, Rockville, Maryland 20852. Additional information is available on the internet at www.dietaryguidelines.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Correction In the Federal Register of September 6, 2018, in FR Doc. 2018–19302, on page 45206, in the first column, correct the DATES caption to read: Nominations must be submitted by midnight Eastern Time on October 6, 2018. 17:06 Sep 13, 2018 Food and Nutrition Service Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request—Generic Clearance To Conduct Pre-Testing of Surveys Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), 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. This collection is an extension, without change, of a currently approved collection to conduct various procedures to test questionnaires and survey procedures to improve the quality and usability of information collection instruments. DATES: Written comments must be received on or before November 13, 2018. SUMMARY: SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Jkt 244001 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 shall have practical utility; (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 that were 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 use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments may be sent to: Planning and Regulatory Affairs Office, Food and Nutrition Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 3101 Park Center Drive, Room 1014, 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 written comments will be open for public inspection at the office of the Food and Nutrition Service during regular business hours (8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday) at 3101 Park Center Drive, Room 1014, Alexandria, Virginia 22302. All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval. All comments will be a matter of public record. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of this information collection should be directed to either Rachelle Ragland-Greene at 703–305–2586, or the Planning and Regulatory Affairs Office at 703–305–2017. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Generic Clearance to Conduct Pre-Testing of Surveys. OMB Number: 0584–0606. Expiration Date: March 31, 2019. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information collection request, without change. Abstract: The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) intends to request approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for a generic clearance that will allow FNS to conduct a variety of data-gathering activities aimed at improving the quality and usability of information collection instruments associated with research and analysis activities. The data-gathering activities utilized to this effect include but are not limited to experiments with levels of incentives for study participants, tests of various types of survey operations, focus groups, cognitive laboratory activities, pilot testing, exploratory interviews, experiments with questionnaire design, and usability testing of electronic data collection instruments. FNS envisions using a variety of techniques including field tests, respondent debriefing questionnaires, cognitive interviews, E:\FR\FM\14SEN1.SGM 14SEN1

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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. 83, No. 179 / Friday, September 14, 2018 / 
Notices

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES


Announcement of Intent To Establish the 2020 Dietary Guidelines 
Advisory Committee and Solicitation of Nominations for Membership

AGENCY: U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food, Nutrition and 
Consumer Services (FNCS) and Research, Education and Economics (REE); 
and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of the 
Assistant Secretary for Health.

ACTION: Notice; correction.

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SUMMARY: The Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services 
published a document in the Federal Register of September 6, 2018 
concerning solicitation of nominations for membership on the 2020 
Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee. The document contained incorrect 
dates.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eve Stoody (telephone 703-305-7600), 
Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, 3101 Park Center Drive, Room 
1034, Alexandria, Virginia 22302, or, Richard Olson (telephone 240-453-
8280), Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, 1101 Wootton 
Parkway, Suite LL100, Rockville, Maryland 20852. Additional information 
is available on the internet at www.dietaryguidelines.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Correction

    In the Federal Register of September 6, 2018, in FR Doc. 2018-
19302, on page 45206, in the first column, correct the DATES caption to 
read:
    Nominations must be submitted by midnight Eastern Time on October 
6, 2018.

    Dated: September 7, 2018.
Donald Wright,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Office of Disease Prevention and 
Health Promotion, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. 
Department of Health and Human Services.
    Dated: September 11, 2018.
Jackie Haven,
Deputy Director, Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, Food and 
Nutrition Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.
[FR Doc. 2018-20013 Filed 9-13-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3410-30-P