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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 83 / Tuesday, April 30, 2019 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request April 25, 2019. amozie on DSK9F9SC42PROD with NOTICES 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 May 30, 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 titled ‘‘Your Perspective on your Grasslands in the Northern Great Plains’’ under authority VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:08 Apr 29, 2019 Jkt 247001 of 7 U.S.C. 2131. This survey is a key component of a project that will provide comprehensive evaluation of the ecological and social benefits, costs 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 assess and identify sustainable management practices of northern Great Plains grasslands; specifically, focusing on Kentucky bluegrass expansion. 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 northern Great Plains. Failure to collect this information to know how farmers and ranchers perceive and manage ecosystem changes in relation to Kentucky bluegrass limits the scope and reduces innovation of current research efforts to inform sustainable land management practices in the northern Great Plains. Description of Respondents: Individuals or households. Number of Respondents: 1,278. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 141. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–08677 Filed 4–29–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–03–P CIVIL RIGHTS COMMISSION Sunshine Act Meeting Notice United States Commission on Civil Rights. ACTION: Notice of Commission Public Briefing, Federal Me Too: Examining Sexual Harassment in Government Workplaces. AGENCY: Thursday, May 9, 2019, 9:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). ADDRESSES: Place: National Place Building, 1331 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, 11th Floor, Suite 1150, Washington, DC 20245 (Entrance on F Street NW). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brian Walch, (202) 376–8371; TTY: (202) 376–8116; publicaffairs@ usccr.gov. DATES: The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights will hold a public briefing to examine the Equal SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 18239 Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) enforcement efforts to combat workplace sexual harassment across the federal government, including the frequency of such claims and findings of harassment, the resources dedicated to preventing and redressing harassment, and the impact and efficacy of these enforcement efforts. The briefing will also examine agency-level practices to address sexual harassment at the U.S. Department of State and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Commissioners will hear from current and former government officials, academic and legal experts, advocates, and individuals who have experienced harassment. This briefing is open to the public. We will offer an open comment session in which members of the public will be able to address the Commission; detailed information, including on registering for a five-minute speaking slot, can be viewed here. The event will also live-stream. (Information subject to change.) There will also be a public call-in line (listenonly): 1–800–682–9934, conference ID: 912–1312. If attending in person, we ask that you RSVP to publicaffairs@ usccr.gov. Persons with disabilities who need accommodation should contact Pamela Dunston at 202–376–8105 or at access@usccr.gov at least seven (7) business days before the date of the meeting. The Commission welcomes the submission of additional material for consideration as we prepare our report; please submit to sexualharassment@ usccr.gov no later than June 10, 2019. Stay abreast of updates at www.usccr.gov and on Twitter and Facebook. Agenda: Federal Me Too: Examining Sexual Harassment in Government Workplaces Introductory Remarks: Chair Catherine E. Lhamon: 9:00 a.m.–9:10 a.m. Panel One: Current and Former Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Employees and EEO Experts: 9:10 a.m.– 10:40 a.m. Panel Two: Current and Former Employees from State Department and NASA: 10:50 a.m.–12:10 p.m. Break: 12:10 p.m.–1:00 p.m. Panel Three: Academics and Community Stakeholders on the Impact of Sexual Harassment in the Federal Workforce: 1:10 p.m.–2:30 p.m. Panel Four: Advocacy Groups and Impacted Persons of Federal Workplace Sexual Harassment: 2:40 p.m.–4:00 p.m. E:\FR\FM\30APN1.SGM 30APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

April 25, 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 May 30, 
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: [email protected] 
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 titled ``Your 
Perspective on your Grasslands in the Northern Great Plains'' under 
authority of 7 U.S.C. 2131. This survey is a key component of a project 
that will provide comprehensive evaluation of the ecological and social 
benefits, costs 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 assess and identify sustainable management practices 
of northern Great Plains grasslands; specifically, focusing on Kentucky 
bluegrass expansion. 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 northern Great Plains. Failure to collect this 
information to know how farmers and ranchers perceive and manage 
ecosystem changes in relation to Kentucky bluegrass limits the scope 
and reduces innovation of current research efforts to inform 
sustainable land management practices in the northern Great Plains.
    Description of Respondents: Individuals or households.
    Number of Respondents: 1,278.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion.
    Total Burden Hours: 141.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2019-08677 Filed 4-29-19; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3410-03-P