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Download as PDF 26397 Notices Federal Register Vol. 84, No. 109 Thursday, June 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. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES June 3, 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 July 8, 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 16:11 Jun 05, 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. Rural Business Cooperative Service Title: Socially-Disadvantaged Groups Grant Program. OMB Control Number: 0570–0052. Summary of Collection: Formerly known as the ‘‘Small SociallyDisadvantaged Producer Grant Program,’’ the program has changed its name to ‘‘The Socially-Disadvantaged Groups Grant Program.’’ It was authorized by section 2744 of the Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 2006, Public Law 109–97. The Act provides for the Secretary of Agriculture to make grants to cooperatives or associations of cooperative whose primary focus is to provide assistance to small, sociallydisadvantaged producers and whose governing board and/or membership are comprised of at least 75 percent socially-disadvantaged. Need and Use of the Information: Rural Business Service needs to receive the information contained in this collection of information to make prudent decisions regarding eligibility of applicants and selection priority among competing applicants, to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations and to evaluate the projects it believes will provide the most longterm economic benefit to rural areas. Description of Respondents: Not-forprofit institutions. Number of Respondents: 36. Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: SemiAnnually; Annually. Total Burden Hours: 620. Kimble Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–11885 Filed 6–5–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–XY–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request June 3, 2019. The Department of Agriculture has submitted the following information collection requirement(s) to Office of PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Management and Budget (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; 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 July 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: RUS Form 444, ‘‘Wholesale Power Contracts.’’ OMB Control Number: 0572–0089. Summary of Collection: The Rural Electrification Act of 1936 (RE Act) as amended (7 U.S.C. 901 et seq.), authorizes the Rural Utilities Service (RUS) to make and guarantee loans in the States and Territories of the United States that will enable rural consumers to obtain electric power. Rural E:\FR\FM\06JNN1.SGM 06JNN1 26398 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 109 / Thursday, June 6, 2019 / Notices consumers formed non-profit electric distribution cooperatives, groups of these distribution cooperatives banded together to form Generation and Transmission cooperatives (G&T’s) that generate or purchase power and transmit the power to the distribution systems. All RUS and G&T borrowers will enter into a Wholesale Power Contract with their distribution members by using RUS Form 444, as adapted to meet the needs of the borrower. Need and Use of the Information: To fulfill the purposes of the RE Act RUS will collect information to improve the credit quality and credit worthiness of loans and loan guarantees to G&T borrowers. RUS works closely with lending institutions that provide supplemental loan funds to borrowers. If the information were not collected, RUS could not determine whether Federal security interest would be adequately protected. Description of Respondents: Not-for profit institutions; Business or other forprofit. Number of Respondents: 10. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 60. Kimble Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–11887 Filed 6–5–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–15–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES June 3, 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. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:11 Jun 05, 2019 Jkt 247001 Comments regarding this information collection received by July 8, 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 Housing Service Title: 7 CFR 1924–F, Complaints and Compensation Defects. OMB Control Number: 0575–0082. Summary of Collection: Section 509C of Title V of the Housing Act of 1949, as amended, authorizes the Rural Housing Service (RHS) to pay the costs for correcting defects or compensate borrowers of Section 502 Direct loan funds for expenses arising out of defects with respect to newly constructed dwellings and new manufactured housing units with authorized funds. This regulation provides instruction to all RHS personnel to enable them to implement a procedure to accept and process complaints from borrowers/ owners against builders and dealers/ contractors, to resolve the complaint informally. When the complaint involves structural defects which cannot be resolved by the cooperation of the builder or dealer/contractor, it authorizes expenditure to resolve the defect with grant funds. Resolution could involve expenditure for (1) repairing defects; (2) reimbursing for emergency repairs; (3) pay temporary living expenses or (4) convey dwelling to RHS with release of liability for the RHS loan. Need and Use of the Information: The information is collected from agency borrowers and the local agency office serving the county in which the dwelling is located. This information is used by Rural Housing Staff to evaluate the request and assist the borrower in identifying possible causes and PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 corrective actions. The information is collected on a case-by-case basis when initiated by the borrower. Without this information, RHS would be unable to assure that eligible borrowers would receive compensation to repair defects to their newly constructed dwellings. Description of Respondents: Business or for-profit. Number of Respondents: 100. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 40. Kimble Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–11888 Filed 6–5–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–XV–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Information Collection; Appeal of Decisions Relating to Occupancy or Use of National Forest System Lands and Resources Forest Service, USDA. Notice; requests for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Forest Service is seeking comments on the renewal of a currently approved information collection. DATES: Comments must be received in writing by August 5, 2019 to be considered. ADDRESSES: Comments concerning this notice should be addressed to USDA Forest Service, Nancy Rusho, Administrative Review Specialist, Ecosystem Management Coordination staff, 202–731–9196 or by email to nancy.rusho@usda.gov. The public may inspect comments received at the Office of Ecosystem Management Coordination, USDA Forest Service, 201 14th Street SW, Mail Stop 1104, Washington, DC 20024– 1101, during normal business hours. Visitors are encouraged to call ahead at 202–731–9196 to facilitate entry into the building. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy Rusho, Administrative Review Specialist, Ecosystem Management Coordination staff, 202–731–9196. Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf may call the Federal Relay Service at 800 877–8339 twenty four hours a day, every day of the year, including holidays. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Appeal of Decisions Relating to Occupancy or Use of National Forest System Lands and Resources. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\06JNN1.SGM 06JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 109 (Thursday, June 6, 2019)]
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

June 3, 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: 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; 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 July 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: RUS Form 444, ``Wholesale Power Contracts.''
    OMB Control Number: 0572-0089.
    Summary of Collection: The Rural Electrification Act of 1936 (RE 
Act) as amended (7 U.S.C. 901 et seq.), authorizes the Rural Utilities 
Service (RUS) to make and guarantee loans in the States and Territories 
of the United States that will enable rural consumers to obtain 
electric power. Rural

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consumers formed non-profit electric distribution cooperatives, groups 
of these distribution cooperatives banded together to form Generation 
and Transmission cooperatives (G&T's) that generate or purchase power 
and transmit the power to the distribution systems. All RUS and G&T 
borrowers will enter into a Wholesale Power Contract with their 
distribution members by using RUS Form 444, as adapted to meet the 
needs of the borrower.
    Need and Use of the Information: To fulfill the purposes of the RE 
Act RUS will collect information to improve the credit quality and 
credit worthiness of loans and loan guarantees to G&T borrowers. RUS 
works closely with lending institutions that provide supplemental loan 
funds to borrowers. If the information were not collected, RUS could 
not determine whether Federal security interest would be adequately 
protected.
    Description of Respondents: Not-for profit institutions; Business 
or other for-profit.
    Number of Respondents: 10.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion.
    Total Burden Hours: 60.

Kimble Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2019-11887 Filed 6-5-19; 8:45 am]
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