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Download as PDF 21748 Notices Federal Register Vol. 84, No. 94 Wednesday, May 15, 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 jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES May 13, 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: 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; the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of burden including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and 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 14, 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 22:43 May 14, 2019 Jkt 247001 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. Risk Management Agency Title: General Administrative Regulations; Interpretations of Statutory and Regulatory Provisions. OMB Control Number: 0563–0055. Summary of Collection: Section 533 of the Agricultural Research, Extension, and Education Reform Act of 1998 (1998 Research Act) requires the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) to publish regulation on how FCIC will provide a final agency determination in response to certain inquiries. Consistent with section 506(r) of the Act and 7 CFR part 400, subpart X in accordance with the Federal Crop Insurance Act, as amended, FCIC revised section 20 of the Common Crop Insurance Policy Basic Provisions, published at 7 CFR 457.8, to require the FCIC to provide interpretations of policy provisions and procedures (handbooks, manuals, memoranda, and bulletins) when any dispute in mediation, arbitration, or litigation requires interpretation of a policy provision or procedure. Need and Use of the Information: FCIC will use the requester’s name and address to provide a response. Federal crop insurance is a national program with all producers receiving the same policy for the same crop and insurance providers are required to use procedures issued by FCIC in the service and adjustment of such policies to ensure that all producers are treated alike and none receive special benefits or treatment because of the crop they produce, the insurance provider that insures them, or who hears their disputes. FCIC issued Manager’s Bulletin MGR–05–018 on October 7, 2005, to provide the criteria for requesting an interpretation of procedure to inquire about the meaning or applicability of procedure. The requirements for this collection are necessary for FCIC to provide an interpretation of statutory and regulatory provisions upon request. If the requested information is not collected with each submission, FCIC would not be able to comply with the statutory mandates. Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit; Farms. 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Comments are requested regarding; 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; the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of burden including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and 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 14, 2019 will be considered. 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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 
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Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 94 / Wednesday, May 15, 2019 / 
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

May 13, 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: 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; the 
accuracy of the agency's estimate of burden including the validity of 
the methodology and assumptions used; ways to enhance the quality, 
utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and 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 14, 
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.

Risk Management Agency

    Title: General Administrative Regulations; Interpretations of 
Statutory and Regulatory Provisions.
    OMB Control Number: 0563-0055.
    Summary of Collection: Section 533 of the Agricultural Research, 
Extension, and Education Reform Act of 1998 (1998 Research Act) 
requires the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) to publish 
regulation on how FCIC will provide a final agency determination in 
response to certain inquiries. Consistent with section 506(r) of the 
Act and 7 CFR part 400, subpart X in accordance with the Federal Crop 
Insurance Act, as amended, FCIC revised section 20 of the Common Crop 
Insurance Policy Basic Provisions, published at 7 CFR 457.8, to require 
the FCIC to provide interpretations of policy provisions and procedures 
(handbooks, manuals, memoranda, and bulletins) when any dispute in 
mediation, arbitration, or litigation requires interpretation of a 
policy provision or procedure.
    Need and Use of the Information: FCIC will use the requester's name 
and address to provide a response. Federal crop insurance is a national 
program with all producers receiving the same policy for the same crop 
and insurance providers are required to use procedures issued by FCIC 
in the service and adjustment of such policies to ensure that all 
producers are treated alike and none receive special benefits or 
treatment because of the crop they produce, the insurance provider that 
insures them, or who hears their disputes. FCIC issued Manager's 
Bulletin MGR-05-018 on October 7, 2005, to provide the criteria for 
requesting an interpretation of procedure to inquire about the meaning 
or applicability of procedure. The requirements for this collection are 
necessary for FCIC to provide an interpretation of statutory and 
regulatory provisions upon request. If the requested information is not 
collected with each submission, FCIC would not be able to comply with 
the statutory mandates.
    Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit; Farms.
    Number of Respondents: 30.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion.
    Total Burden Hours: 240.

Kimble Brown,
Departmental Information Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2019-10002 Filed 5-14-19; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3410-08-P