Grain Export Registration Renewal Information, 5660 [2019-03076]

Download as PDF 5660 Notices Federal Register Vol. 84, No. 36 Friday, February 22, 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 [DOC. NO. AMS–FGIS–18–0087] Grain Export Registration Renewal Information Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: With this publication, the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) notifies persons about annual requirements for renewing the Application for Registration as required by the United States Grain Standards Act. All persons engaged in the business of buying grain for sale in foreign commerce and in the business of handling, weighing, or transporting grain for sale in foreign commerce in excess of 15,000 metric tons during the preceding or current calendar year must register annually. The realignment of offices within the U.S. Department of Agriculture authorized by the Secretary’s Memorandum dated November 14, 2017, eliminates the Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) as a standalone agency. The grain inspection activities formerly part of GIPSA are now organized under AMS. DATES: Export Registration is for the calendar year with 2019 registrations expiring on December 31, 2019. ADDRESSES: Prospective registrants may submit an Application for Registration (FORM FGIS–945) online through FGISONLINE, Delegations, Designations, and Export Registration (DDR) and make payments through Pay.gov. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information should be directed to Candace A. Hildreth by telephone at 202–720–0203 or by email to FGISQACD@usda.gov with ‘‘2019 Application for Registration Renewal’’ as the subject line. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:52 Feb 21, 2019 Jkt 247001 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Instruction on how to submit an Application for Registration through DDR can be found at https:// www.ams.usda.gov/services/fgis/ddrexport-registration-instructions. Below are the applicable export registration regulatory provisions: (1) 7 U.S.C. 87f–1 requires registration for all persons who are engaged in the business of buying grain for sale in foreign commerce and in the business of handling, weighing, or transporting grain for sale in foreign commerce in excess of 15,000 metric tons during the preceding or current calendar year. (2) 7 CFR 800.30–39 defines foreign commerce grain business as persons who regularly engage in buying for sale, handling, weighing, or transporting grain totaling 15,000 metric tons or more during the preceding or current calendar year. (3) 7 U.S.C. 87b(a)(11), Prohibited Acts, states that no person shall violate Section 87f–1, and if a person does violate Section 87f–1, Section 87c (a) states that any person who commits any offense prohibited by section 87b shall be guilty of a felony and shall, on conviction thereof, be subject to imprisonment for not more than five years, or a fine of not more than $20,000, or both imprisonment and fine. Authority: 7 U.S.C. 87f–1. Dated: February 15, 2019. Bruce Summers, Administrator, Agricultural Marketing Service. [FR Doc. 2019–03076 Filed 2–21–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–02–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Agricultural Marketing Service [Docket No. AMS–SC–19–0013; SC19–981– 2] Almonds Grown in California; Notice of Request for Extension and Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice and request for comment. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Agricultural Marketing Service’s (AMS) intention to SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 request an extension for and revision to a currently approved information collection for Almonds Grown in California, Marketing Order No. 981. DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by April 23, 2019. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments concerning this notice. Comments must be sent to the Docket Clerk, Marketing Order and Agreement Division, Specialty Crops Program, AMS, USDA, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, STOP 0237, Washington, DC 20250–0237; Fax: (202) 720–8938; or internet: www.regulations.gov. Comments should reference the docket number and the date and page number of this issue of the Federal Register and will be available for public inspection in the Office of the Docket Clerk during regular business hours, or can be viewed at: www.regulations.gov. All comments submitted in response to this notice will be included in the record and will be made available to the public. Please be advised that the identity of the individuals or entities submitting the comments will be made available to the public on the internet at the address provided above. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Andrew Hatch, Marketing Order and Agreement Division, Specialty Crops Program, AMS, USDA, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, STOP 0237, Room 1406–S, Washington, DC 20250– 0237; Telephone:(202) 720–6862, Fax:(202) 720–8938, or Email: andrew.hatch@usda.gov. Small businesses may request information on this notice by contacting Richard Lower, Assistant to the Director, Marketing Order and Agreement Division, Specialty Crops Program, AMS, USDA, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, STOP 0237, Room 1406–S, Washington, DC 20250– 0237; Telephone (202) 720–2491, Fax: (202) 720–8938; or Email: Richard.lower@usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Almonds Grown in California, Marketing Order No. 981. OMB Number: 0581–0242. Expiration Date of Approval: July 31, 2019. Type of Request: Extension and revision of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: The information collection requirements in this request are E:\FR\FM\22FEN1.SGM 22FEN1

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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. 84, No. 36 / Friday, February 22, 2019 / 
Notices

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

[DOC. NO. AMS-FGIS-18-0087]


Grain Export Registration Renewal Information

AGENCY: Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: With this publication, the Agricultural Marketing Service 
(AMS) notifies persons about annual requirements for renewing the 
Application for Registration as required by the United States Grain 
Standards Act. All persons engaged in the business of buying grain for 
sale in foreign commerce and in the business of handling, weighing, or 
transporting grain for sale in foreign commerce in excess of 15,000 
metric tons during the preceding or current calendar year must register 
annually. The realignment of offices within the U.S. Department of 
Agriculture authorized by the Secretary's Memorandum dated November 14, 
2017, eliminates the Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards 
Administration (GIPSA) as a standalone agency. The grain inspection 
activities formerly part of GIPSA are now organized under AMS.

DATES: Export Registration is for the calendar year with 2019 
registrations expiring on December 31, 2019.

ADDRESSES: Prospective registrants may submit an Application for 
Registration (FORM FGIS-945) online through FGISONLINE, Delegations, 
Designations, and Export Registration (DDR) and make payments through 
Pay.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information 
should be directed to Candace A. Hildreth by telephone at 202-720-0203 
or by email to FGISQACD@usda.gov with ``2019 Application for 
Registration Renewal'' as the subject line.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Instruction on how to submit an Application 
for Registration through DDR can be found at https://www.ams.usda.gov/services/fgis/ddr-export-registration-instructions.
    Below are the applicable export registration regulatory provisions:
    (1) 7 U.S.C. 87f-1 requires registration for all persons who are 
engaged in the business of buying grain for sale in foreign commerce 
and in the business of handling, weighing, or transporting grain for 
sale in foreign commerce in excess of 15,000 metric tons during the 
preceding or current calendar year.
    (2) 7 CFR 800.30-39 defines foreign commerce grain business as 
persons who regularly engage in buying for sale, handling, weighing, or 
transporting grain totaling 15,000 metric tons or more during the 
preceding or current calendar year.
    (3) 7 U.S.C. 87b(a)(11), Prohibited Acts, states that no person 
shall violate Section 87f-1, and if a person does violate Section 87f-
1, Section 87c (a) states that any person who commits any offense 
prohibited by section 87b shall be guilty of a felony and shall, on 
conviction thereof, be subject to imprisonment for not more than five 
years, or a fine of not more than $20,000, or both imprisonment and 
fine.

    Authority: 7 U.S.C. 87f-1.

    Dated: February 15, 2019.
Bruce Summers,
Administrator, Agricultural Marketing Service.
[FR Doc. 2019-03076 Filed 2-21-19; 8:45 am]
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