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Download as PDF 19753 Notices Federal Register Vol. 84, No. 87 Monday, May 6, 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. AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION Public Quarterly Meeting of the Board of Directors United States African Development Foundation. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: The U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF) will hold its quarterly meeting of the Board of Directors to discuss the agency’s programs and administration. This meeting will occur at the USADF office. DATES: The meeting date is Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. ADDRESSES: The meeting location is USADF, 1400 I St. NW, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: June Brown, (202) 233–8882. SUMMARY: Authority: Public Law 96–533 (22 U.S.C. 290h). Dated: May 1, 2019. June B. Brown, General Counsel. [FR Doc. 2019–09228 Filed 5–3–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6117–01–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES May 1, 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:35 May 03, 2019 Jkt 247001 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 June 5, 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. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Title: Standards for Privately Owned Quarantine Facilities for Ruminants. OMB Control Number: 0579–0232. Summary of Collection: The Animal Health Protection Act (AHPA) of 2002 is the primary Federal law governing the protection of animal health. The law gives the Secretary of Agriculture broad authority to detect, control, or eradicate pests or diseases of livestock or poultry. The Secretary may also prohibit or restrict import or export of any animal or related material to prevent the spread of any livestock or poultry pest or disease. The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) provides standards for the approval, operation, and oversight of privately owned quarantine facilities for imported ruminants prior to their release into the United States. PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Need and Use of the Information: APHIS uses the following information activities with its efforts to maintain a system whereby private individuals can operate (with APHIS oversight) their own facilities for the quarantine of imported ruminants: (1) Application Letter; (2) Cooperative Service Agreement; (3) Daily Log and Recordkeeping; (4) Request for Variance; and Operating Procedures and Recordkeeping. Without the information, APHIS would be forced to discontinue its program of allowing the operation of privately owned quarantine facilities for ruminants, a development that would hamper U.S. animal import activities. Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit; State. Number of Respondents: 5. Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 64. Kimble Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–09158 Filed 5–3–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–34–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request May 1, 2019. The Department of Agriculture has submitted the following information collection requirement(s) to Office of Management and Budget (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; (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. E:\FR\FM\06MYN1.SGM 06MYN1 19754 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 87 / Monday, May 6, 2019 / Notices jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES Comments regarding this information collection received by June 5, 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. Rural Utilities Service Title: Request for Release of Lien and/ or Approval of Sale. OMB Control Number: 0572–0041. Summary of Collection: The Rural Utilities Service (RUS) is a credit agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) that makes mortgage loans and loan guarantees to finance electric, telecommunications, and water and waste facilities in rural areas. RUS manages loan programs in accordance with the Rural Electrification Act (RE Act) of 1936, 7 U.S.C. 901 et seq., as amended (RE Act). A 1949 amendment to the RE Act established the telephone program in RUS with the purpose of making loans to furnish and improve rural telephone service. Section 201 of the RE Act provides that loans shall not be made unless RUS finds and certifies that the security for the loan is reasonably adequate and that the loan will be repaid within the time agreed. In addition to providing loans and loan guarantees, one of RUS main objectives is to safeguard loan security until the loan is repaid. Need and Use of the Information: A borrower’s assets provide the security for a Government loan. The selling of assets reduces the security and increases the risk of loss to the Government. A borrower seeking permission to sell some of its assets uses RUS Form 793. The form contains detailed information regarding the proposed sale. If the information in Form 793 is not collected when capital assets are sold, the capital assets securing the Government’s loans VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:35 May 03, 2019 Jkt 247001 could be liquidated and the Government’s security either eliminated entirely or diluted to an undesirable level. This increases the risk of loss to the Government in the case of a default. Description of Respondents: Businesses or other for-profits; Not-forprofit institutions. Number of Respondents: 35. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 270. Kimble Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–09157 Filed 5–3–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–15–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Federal Crop Insurance Corporation [Docket No. FCIC–19–0003] Information Collection Request for Multiple Peril Crop Insurance Federal Crop Insurance Corporation, USDA. ACTION: Notice; request for comment. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) is requesting comments from all interested individuals and organizations on an extension and revision of a currently approved information collection request associated with the Multiple Peril Crop Insurance. The information collection is necessary for producers to submit for their participation in the Federal crop insurance program. DATES: We will consider comments that we receive by the close of business July 5, 2019. ADDRESSES: We invite you to submit comments on this notice. In your comments, please include OMB Control Number 0563–0053. FCIC prefers that comments be submitted electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal. You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: Director, Product Administration and Standards Division, Risk Management Agency, U.S. Department of Agriculture, P.O. Box 419205, Kansas City, MO 64133–6205. You may also send comments to the Desk Officer for Agricultures, Office of the Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Washington, DC 20503. Comments will SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 be available for public inspection online at http://www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Francie Tolle; telephone: (816) 926– 3406; email: Francie.Tolle@usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Multiple Peril Crop Insurance. OMB Control Number: 0563–0053. Expiration Date of Approval: June 30, 2019. Type of Request: Extension with a revision. Abstract: The information collection requirements for this renewal package are necessary for administering the Federal crop insurance program. Producers are required to report specific data when they apply for Federal crop insurance and report acreage, yields, and notices of loss. Insurance companies accept applications; issue policies; establish and provide insurance coverage; compute liability, premium, subsidies, and losses; indemnify producers; and report specific data to FCIC as required in Appendix III/M13 Handbook. Commodities for which Federal crop insurance is available are included in this information collection package. Estimate of Average Time to Respond: The public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 0.75 of an hour per response. Type of Respondents: Producers and insurance companies reinsured by FCIC. Estimated Annual Number of Respondents: 547,385. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 19.1. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 10,446,340. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 7,884,471 hours. FCIC is requesting the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to extend the approval of this information collection for an additional 3 years. We are requesting comments on all aspects of this information collection to help us to: (1) Evaluate 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) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s 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 including through the use of appropriate automated, E:\FR\FM\06MYN1.SGM 06MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

May 1, 2019.
    The Department of Agriculture has submitted the following 
information collection requirement(s) to Office of Management and 
Budget (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; (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.

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    Comments regarding this information collection received by June 5, 
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.

Rural Utilities Service

    Title: Request for Release of Lien and/or Approval of Sale.
    OMB Control Number: 0572-0041.
    Summary of Collection: The Rural Utilities Service (RUS) is a 
credit agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) that makes 
mortgage loans and loan guarantees to finance electric, 
telecommunications, and water and waste facilities in rural areas. RUS 
manages loan programs in accordance with the Rural Electrification Act 
(RE Act) of 1936, 7 U.S.C. 901 et seq., as amended (RE Act). A 1949 
amendment to the RE Act established the telephone program in RUS with 
the purpose of making loans to furnish and improve rural telephone 
service. Section 201 of the RE Act provides that loans shall not be 
made unless RUS finds and certifies that the security for the loan is 
reasonably adequate and that the loan will be repaid within the time 
agreed. In addition to providing loans and loan guarantees, one of RUS 
main objectives is to safeguard loan security until the loan is repaid.
    Need and Use of the Information: A borrower's assets provide the 
security for a Government loan. The selling of assets reduces the 
security and increases the risk of loss to the Government. A borrower 
seeking permission to sell some of its assets uses RUS Form 793. The 
form contains detailed information regarding the proposed sale. If the 
information in Form 793 is not collected when capital assets are sold, 
the capital assets securing the Government's loans could be liquidated 
and the Government's security either eliminated entirely or diluted to 
an undesirable level. This increases the risk of loss to the Government 
in the case of a default.
    Description of Respondents: Businesses or other for-profits; Not-
for-profit institutions.
    Number of Respondents: 35.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion.
    Total Burden Hours: 270.

Kimble Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2019-09157 Filed 5-3-19; 8:45 am]
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