Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 23756 [2019-10769]

Download as PDF 23756 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 100 / Thursday, May 23, 2019 / Notices Estimated Number of Respondents: 13,600. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 28,547. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 2.10 (rounded). Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 87,409 hours. Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the proposed 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 the burden of the proposed collection of information 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 the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Dated: May 20, 2019. Bruce Summers, Administrator, Agricultural Marketing Service. [FR Doc. 2019–10812 Filed 5–22–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–02–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES May 20, 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 required 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. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:40 May 22, 2019 Jkt 247001 Comments regarding this information collection received by June 24, 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. Farm Service Agency Title: 7 CFR 764, Direct Loan Making. OMB Control Number: 0560–0237. Summary of Collection: The Farm Loan Program (FLP) in the Farm Service Agency (FSA) provides loans to family farmers to purchase real estate and equipment and finance agricultural production. The regulation as specified in 7 CFR 764 covered by this collection describes the policies and procedures the agency uses to provide supervised credit to FLP applicants requesting direct loan assistance in accordance with the provisions of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act (CONTACT) (Pub. L. 87–128), as amended. Direct loan making information collection requirements include financial and production records of the operation, as well as information necessary to obtain liens on collateral, provide evidence of the indebtedness, and ensure repayment of the loan. Need and Use of the Information: Information is submitted by the applicants to the local agency office serving the county in which their business is headquartered. The information is necessary to thoroughly evaluate the applicant’s request for a direct loan and is used by agency officials to: (1) Ensure that cash flow projections used in determining loan repayment are based on the actual production history of the operation, (2) Ensure that a loan is adequately secured; (3) Ensure the applicant meets the statutorily established program PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 eligibility requirements; and (4) Obtain assignment on income or sales proceeds, when appropriate, to ensure timely repayment of the loans. Since the agency is mandated to provide supervised credit, failure to collect the information, or collecting it less frequently, could result in the failure of the farm operation or loss of agency security property. Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit; Farms. Number of Respondents: 184,871. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion; Annually. Total Burden Hours: 280,094. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–10769 Filed 5–22–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–05–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Siskiyou (OR) Resource Advisory Committee Forest Service, USDA. Notice of meetings. AGENCY: ACTION: The Siskiyou (OR) Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet in Brookings, Oregon. The committee is authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community SelfDetermination Act (the Act) and operates in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose of the committee is to improve collaborative relationships and to provide advice and recommendations to the Forest Service concerning projects and funding consistent with Title II of the Act. RAC information can be found at the following website: https:// cloudapps-usda-gov.secure.force.com/ FSSRS/RAC_Page?id=001t 0000002Jcv6AAC. DATES: The meetings will be held on the following dates: • Tuesday, June 11, 2019, from 1:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m., • Wednesday, June 12, 2019, from 8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m., and • Thursday, June 13, 2019, from 8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. All RAC meetings are subject to cancellation. For updated status of the meeting prior to attendance, please contact the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the Curry Campus of Southwestern Oregon Community College, in the Community Room #137, 96082 Lone Ranch Parkway, Brookings, Oregon. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\23MYN1.SGM 23MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

May 20, 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 required 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 24, 
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.

Farm Service Agency

    Title: 7 CFR 764, Direct Loan Making.
    OMB Control Number: 0560-0237.
    Summary of Collection: The Farm Loan Program (FLP) in the Farm 
Service Agency (FSA) provides loans to family farmers to purchase real 
estate and equipment and finance agricultural production. The 
regulation as specified in 7 CFR 764 covered by this collection 
describes the policies and procedures the agency uses to provide 
supervised credit to FLP applicants requesting direct loan assistance 
in accordance with the provisions of the Consolidated Farm and Rural 
Development Act (CONTACT) (Pub. L. 87-128), as amended. Direct loan 
making information collection requirements include financial and 
production records of the operation, as well as information necessary 
to obtain liens on collateral, provide evidence of the indebtedness, 
and ensure repayment of the loan.
    Need and Use of the Information: Information is submitted by the 
applicants to the local agency office serving the county in which their 
business is headquartered. The information is necessary to thoroughly 
evaluate the applicant's request for a direct loan and is used by 
agency officials to: (1) Ensure that cash flow projections used in 
determining loan repayment are based on the actual production history 
of the operation, (2) Ensure that a loan is adequately secured; (3) 
Ensure the applicant meets the statutorily established program 
eligibility requirements; and (4) Obtain assignment on income or sales 
proceeds, when appropriate, to ensure timely repayment of the loans. 
Since the agency is mandated to provide supervised credit, failure to 
collect the information, or collecting it less frequently, could result 
in the failure of the farm operation or loss of agency security 
property.
    Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit; Farms.
    Number of Respondents: 184,871.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion; Annually.
    Total Burden Hours: 280,094.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2019-10769 Filed 5-22-19; 8:45 am]
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