Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 6355 [2019-03347]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 39 / Wednesday, February 27, 2019 / Notices 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. amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Title: Lacey Act Declaration Requirements; Plants and Plant Products. OMB Control Number: 0579–0349. Summary of Collection: The Lacey Act, first enacted in 1900 and significantly amended in 1988, is the United States’ oldest Wildlife Protection Statute. The Act combats trafficking in ‘‘illegal’’ wildlife, fish, or plants. The Food, Conservation and Energy Act of 2008, which took effect May 22, 2008, amended the Lacey Act by expanding its protection to a broader range of plants and plant products (Section 8204, Prevention of Illegal Logging Practices). Need and Use of the Information: Under the amended Lacey Act, importers are required to submit a declaration form (PPQ 505) for all plants. The PPQ 505B is the supplemental form which is provided the declarer if additional space is needed to enter the required information. The declaration must contain, among other things, the scientific name of the plant, value of the importation, quantity of the plant, and name of the country from which the plant was harvested. If species varies or is unknown, importers will have to declare the name of each species that may have been used to produce the product. This information will be used to support investigations into illegal logging practices by the Justice Department and also acts as a deterrent to illegal logging practices worldwide. Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit. Number of Respondents: 26,044. Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 338,019. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–03389 Filed 2–26–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–34–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:07 Feb 26, 2019 Jkt 247001 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request February 22, 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 29, 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), New Executive Office Building, 725 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20502. Commenters are encouraged to submit their comments to OMB via email to: 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. Agricultural Research Service Title: Your Perspective on Your Grasslands in the Northern Great Plains. OMB Control Number: 0518–NEW. Summary of Collection: The Agricultural Research Service within the Department of Agriculture will conduct a mail survey. This survey is a key component of a project that will provide comprehensive evaluation of PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 6355 the ecological and social benefits, cots and risks of different land management practices in northern Great Plains grasslands invaded by Kentucky bluegrass. Need and Use of the Information: The survey will collect information from a randomly selected subset of landowners in 9 Counties in North Dakota to asses and identify sustainable management practices of northern Great Plains grasslands. The information gathered from the survey will enable researchers to more effectively transfer information to landowners to increase the impact of this research on the agricultural community of the norther Great Plains. Description of Respondents: Individuals or households; Farms. Number of Respondents: 718. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 180. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–03347 Filed 2–26–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–03–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service [Docket No. APHIS–2018–0075] Notice of Availability of an Environmental Assessment for the Release of Biological Control of Brazilian Peppertree Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of availability. AGENCY: We are advising the public that the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has prepared an environmental assessment relative to permitting the release of Calophya latiforceps and Pseudophilothrips ichini for the biological control of Brazilian peppertree, a significant invasive weed, within the contiguous United States. Based on the environmental assessment and other relevant data, we have reached a preliminary determination that the release of these control agents will not have a significant impact on the quality of the human environment. We are making the environmental assessment available to the public for review and comment. DATES: We will consider all comments that we receive on or before March 29, 2019. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by either of the following methods: SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\27FEN1.SGM 27FEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

February 22, 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 
29, 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), New Executive Office 
Building, 725 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20502. Commenters are 
encouraged to submit their comments to OMB via email to: 
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.

Agricultural Research Service

    Title: Your Perspective on Your Grasslands in the Northern Great 
Plains.
    OMB Control Number: 0518-NEW.
    Summary of Collection: The Agricultural Research Service within the 
Department of Agriculture will conduct a mail survey. This survey is a 
key component of a project that will provide comprehensive evaluation 
of the ecological and social benefits, cots and risks of different land 
management practices in northern Great Plains grasslands invaded by 
Kentucky bluegrass.
    Need and Use of the Information: The survey will collect 
information from a randomly selected subset of landowners in 9 Counties 
in North Dakota to asses and identify sustainable management practices 
of northern Great Plains grasslands. The information gathered from the 
survey will enable researchers to more effectively transfer information 
to landowners to increase the impact of this research on the 
agricultural community of the norther Great Plains.
    Description of Respondents: Individuals or households; Farms.
    Number of Respondents: 718.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion.
    Total Burden Hours: 180.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2019-03347 Filed 2-26-19; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3410-03-P