Notice of Request for Extension of Currently Approved Information Collection, 66673 [2018-28048]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 247 / Thursday, December 27, 2018 / Notices performance of the functions of the Agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the burden of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, through use, as appropriate, of automated, electronic, mechanical, and other collection technologies; e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Estimate of Burden: The public burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 1.97 hours per response. Respondents: Importers, exporters, processing operators, foreign federal governments, foreign veterinarians, port personnel, museums, educational institutions, transportation operators, and carrier personnel. Estimated Annual Number of Respondents: 3,437. Estimated Annual Number of Responses per Respondent: 63. Estimated Annual Number of Responses: 216,399. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 427,877 hours. (Due to averaging, the total annual burden hours may not equal the product of the annual number of responses multiplied by the reporting burden per response.) All 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. Done in Washington, DC, this 19th day of December 2018. Kevin Shea, Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. [FR Doc. 2018–28046 Filed 12–26–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–34–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Commodity Credit Corporation Foreign Agricultural Service khammond on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES Notice of Request for Extension of Currently Approved Information Collection Foreign Agricultural Service and Commodity Credit Corporation, USDA. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:14 Dec 26, 2018 Jkt 247001 notice announces the Commodity Credit Corporation’s (CCC) intention to request an extension from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for a currently approved information collection process in support of the Technical Assistance for Specialty Crops (TASC) program. DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by February 25, 2019 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: You may send comments, identified by Document Number, by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for sending comments. • Email: Podadmin@fas.usda.gov. Include document number in the subject line of the message. • Fax: 202–720–9361. • Mail: 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Room 6512, Washington, DC 20250. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency names and document number for this notice. All comments received will be posted without change to regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Curt Alt, 202 720–4327, Podadmin@ fas.usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Technical Assistance for Specialty Crops. OMB Number: 0551–0038. Expiration Date of Approval: February 28, 2019. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: This information is needed to administer CCC’s Technical Assistance for Specialty Crops program. The information will be gathered from applicants desiring to receive grants under the program to determine the viability of the request for funds. Regulations governing the program appear at 7 CFR part 1487 and are available on the Foreign Agricultural Service’s website. Estimate of Burden: This program is currently suspended pending the passage of a new Farm Bill. However, in case the program is re-authorized by Congress in the future, the agency intends to keep the OMB control number for this program active. Assuming the program is re-authorized in substantially its current form, the agency estimates that the public reporting burden for the associated collection of information would average 32 hours per respondent. Respondents: U.S. government agencies, State government agencies, PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 66673 non-profit trade associations, universities, agricultural cooperatives, and private companies. Estimated Number of Respondents: 50. Estimated Time per Respondent: 32. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 1,600 hours. Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Connie Ehrhart, the Agency Information Collection Coordinator, at (202) 690–1578. Request for Comments: Send comments regarding the accuracy of the burden estimate, ways to minimize the burden, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology, or any other aspect of this collection of information, to: Director, Program Operations Division, Foreign Agricultural Service, Room 6512, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20250. Facsimile submissions may be sent to (202) 720–9361 and electronic mail submissions should be addressed to: podadmin@fas.usda.gov. All 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. Dated: December 18, 2018. Robert Stephenson, Executive Vice President, Commodity Credit Corporation. Dated: December 17, 2018. Kenneth Isley, Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service. [FR Doc. 2018–28048 Filed 12–26–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–10–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Final Record of Decisions for the Flathead National Forest Land Management Plan and Forest Plan Amendments for the Kootenai, HelenaLewis and Clark, and Lolo National Forests Forest Service, USDA. Notice of plan approval for the Flathead National Forest and plan amendments approval for the Kootenai, Helena-Lewis and Clark, and Lolo National Forests. AGENCY: ACTION: Chip Weber, the Forest Supervisor for the Flathead National Forest, Northern Region, signed the record of decision (ROD) for the Flathead National Forest Land Management Plan (Forest Plan). The responsible officials, William Avey, Forest Supervisor for the Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest; Chad Benson, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\27DEN1.SGM 27DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Commodity Credit Corporation

Foreign Agricultural Service


Notice of Request for Extension of Currently Approved Information 
Collection

AGENCY: Foreign Agricultural Service and Commodity Credit Corporation, 
USDA.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this 
notice announces the Commodity Credit Corporation's (CCC) intention to 
request an extension from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for 
a currently approved information collection process in support of the 
Technical Assistance for Specialty Crops (TASC) program.

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by February 25, 2019 to 
be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: You may send comments, identified by Document Number, by any 
of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for sending comments.
     Email: Podadmin@fas.usda.gov. Include document number in 
the subject line of the message.
     Fax: 202-720-9361.
     Mail: 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Room 6512, Washington, 
DC 20250.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency 
names and document number for this notice. All comments received will 
be posted without change to regulations.gov, including any personal 
information provided.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Curt Alt, 202 720-4327, 
Podadmin@fas.usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Technical Assistance for Specialty Crops.
    OMB Number: 0551-0038.
    Expiration Date of Approval: February 28, 2019.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information 
collection.
    Abstract: This information is needed to administer CCC's Technical 
Assistance for Specialty Crops program. The information will be 
gathered from applicants desiring to receive grants under the program 
to determine the viability of the request for funds. Regulations 
governing the program appear at 7 CFR part 1487 and are available on 
the Foreign Agricultural Service's website.
    Estimate of Burden: This program is currently suspended pending the 
passage of a new Farm Bill. However, in case the program is re-
authorized by Congress in the future, the agency intends to keep the 
OMB control number for this program active. Assuming the program is re-
authorized in substantially its current form, the agency estimates that 
the public reporting burden for the associated collection of 
information would average 32 hours per respondent.
    Respondents: U.S. government agencies, State government agencies, 
non-profit trade associations, universities, agricultural cooperatives, 
and private companies.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 50.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 32.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 1,600 hours.
    Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Connie 
Ehrhart, the Agency Information Collection Coordinator, at (202) 690-
1578.
    Request for Comments: Send comments regarding the accuracy of the 
burden estimate, ways to minimize the burden, including through the use 
of automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology, or any other aspect of this collection of information, to: 
Director, Program Operations Division, Foreign Agricultural Service, 
Room 6512, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20250. Facsimile 
submissions may be sent to (202) 720-9361 and electronic mail 
submissions should be addressed to: podadmin@fas.usda.gov.
    All 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.

    Dated: December 18, 2018.
Robert Stephenson,
Executive Vice President, Commodity Credit Corporation.
    Dated: December 17, 2018.
Kenneth Isley,
Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service.
[FR Doc. 2018-28048 Filed 12-26-18; 8:45 am]
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