Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 2807 [2019-01615]

Download as PDF 2807 Notices Federal Register Vol. 84, No. 27 Friday, February 8, 2019 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 amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 February 5, 2019. 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 March 11, 2019 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), 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:18 Feb 07, 2019 Jkt 247001 displays a currently valid OMB control number. Food and Nutrition Service Title: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program—Store Applications. OMB Control Number: 0584–0008. Summary of Collection: Section 9(a) of the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 as amended, (7 U.S.C. 2018 et seq.) requires that the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) provide for the submission of applications for approval by retailers, wholesalers, meal service providers, certain types of group homes, shelters, and state-contracted restaurants that wish to participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Program (SNAP). FNS is responsible for reviewing the application in order to determine whether or not applicants meet eligibility requirements, and make determinations whether to grant or deny authorization to accept and redeem SNAP benefits. FNS will collect information using forms FNS–252, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Application for Store, FNS– 252–E, On line Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Application for Store, FNS 252–2, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program for Meal Service Application, FNS–252–C, Corporate Supplemental Application, and FNS 252–R, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program for Stores Reauthorization and FNS–252FE, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Farmer’s Market Application. Need and Use of the Information: FNS will collect information to determine the eligibility of retail food stores, wholesale food concern, and food service organizations applying for authorization to accept and redeem SNAP benefits and to monitor these firms for continued eligibility, and to sanction stores for noncompliance with the Act, and for Program management. Disclosure of information other than Employer Identification Numbers and Social Security Numbers may be made to Federal and State law enforcement or investigative agencies or instrumentalities administering or enforcing specified Federal or State laws, or regulations issued under those laws. Without the information on the application or reauthorization application, the consequence to the Federal program is the Agency’s reduced ability to effectively monitor PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 accountability for program compliance and to detect fraud and abuse would be severely jeopardized. Description of Respondents: Business for-and-not-for-profit, Farms; Federal Military Commissaries. Number of Respondents: 143,357. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 20,004. Food and Nutrition Service Title: Evaluation of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Employment and Training (E&T) Pilots. OMB Control Number: 0584–0604. Summary of Collection: The SNAP Employment and Training (E&T) program provides assistance to unemployed and underemployed clients in the form of job search, job skills training, education (basic, postsecondary, vocational), work experience or training and workfare. The Agriculture Act of 2014 (Pub. L. 113–79, Section 4022), authorized grants for up to 10 pilot sites to develop and rigorously test innovative SNAP E&T strategies for engaging more SNAP work registrants in employment, increasing participants’ earnings and reducing reliance on public assistance. Need and Use of the Information: An evaluation of the pilot sites will be critical in helping Congress and FNS identify strategies that effectively assist SNAP participants to succeed in the labor market and become self-sufficient. The data collected for this evaluation will be used for implementation, impact, participant and cost-benefit analyses for each pilot site. Description of Respondents: Individual/Households; Business fornot-for-Profit; State, Local, or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 53,830. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Annually. Total Burden Hours: 17,965. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–01615 Filed 2–7–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–30–P COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS Notice of Public Meeting of the West Virginia Advisory Committee AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\08FEN1.SGM Commission on Civil Rights. 08FEN1

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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

February 5, 2019.
    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 March 
11, 2019 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), 
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.

Food and Nutrition Service

    Title: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program--Store 
Applications.
    OMB Control Number: 0584-0008.
    Summary of Collection: Section 9(a) of the Food and Nutrition Act 
of 2008 as amended, (7 U.S.C. 2018 et seq.) requires that the Food and 
Nutrition Service (FNS) provide for the submission of applications for 
approval by retailers, wholesalers, meal service providers, certain 
types of group homes, shelters, and state-contracted restaurants that 
wish to participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Program (SNAP). FNS 
is responsible for reviewing the application in order to determine 
whether or not applicants meet eligibility requirements, and make 
determinations whether to grant or deny authorization to accept and 
redeem SNAP benefits. FNS will collect information using forms FNS-252, 
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Application for Store, FNS-
252-E, On line Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Application 
for Store, FNS 252-2, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program for 
Meal Service Application, FNS-252-C, Corporate Supplemental 
Application, and FNS 252-R, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program 
for Stores Reauthorization and FNS-252FE, Supplemental Nutrition 
Assistance Program Farmer's Market Application.
    Need and Use of the Information: FNS will collect information to 
determine the eligibility of retail food stores, wholesale food 
concern, and food service organizations applying for authorization to 
accept and redeem SNAP benefits and to monitor these firms for 
continued eligibility, and to sanction stores for noncompliance with 
the Act, and for Program management. Disclosure of information other 
than Employer Identification Numbers and Social Security Numbers may be 
made to Federal and State law enforcement or investigative agencies or 
instrumentalities administering or enforcing specified Federal or State 
laws, or regulations issued under those laws. Without the information 
on the application or reauthorization application, the consequence to 
the Federal program is the Agency's reduced ability to effectively 
monitor accountability for program compliance and to detect fraud and 
abuse would be severely jeopardized.
    Description of Respondents: Business for-and-not-for-profit, Farms; 
Federal Military Commissaries.
    Number of Respondents: 143,357.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion.
    Total Burden Hours: 20,004.

Food and Nutrition Service

    Title: Evaluation of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program 
(SNAP) Employment and Training (E&T) Pilots.
    OMB Control Number: 0584-0604.
    Summary of Collection: The SNAP Employment and Training (E&T) 
program provides assistance to unemployed and underemployed clients in 
the form of job search, job skills training, education (basic, post-
secondary, vocational), work experience or training and workfare. The 
Agriculture Act of 2014 (Pub. L. 113-79, Section 4022), authorized 
grants for up to 10 pilot sites to develop and rigorously test 
innovative SNAP E&T strategies for engaging more SNAP work registrants 
in employment, increasing participants' earnings and reducing reliance 
on public assistance.
    Need and Use of the Information: An evaluation of the pilot sites 
will be critical in helping Congress and FNS identify strategies that 
effectively assist SNAP participants to succeed in the labor market and 
become self-sufficient. The data collected for this evaluation will be 
used for implementation, impact, participant and cost-benefit analyses 
for each pilot site.
    Description of Respondents: Individual/Households; Business for-
not-for-Profit; State, Local, or Tribal Government.
    Number of Respondents: 53,830.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Annually.
    Total Burden Hours: 17,965.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2019-01615 Filed 2-7-19; 8:45 am]
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