Opportunity for Designation in the South Carolina Area, 29839 [2019-13451]

Download as PDF 29839 Notices Federal Register Vol. 84, No. 122 Tuesday, June 25, 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 Agricultural Marketing Service [Doc No. AMS–FGIS–19–0027] Opportunity for Designation in the South Carolina Area Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The interim designation of the South Carolina Department of Agriculture will end on September 30, 2019. We are asking persons or governmental agencies interested in providing official services in the areas presently served by this agency to submit an application for designation. The realignment of offices within the U.S. Department of Agriculture authorized by the Secretary’s Memorandum dated November 14, 2017, eliminates the Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) as a standalone agency. The grain inspection activities formerly part of GIPSA are now organized under the Agricultural Marketing Service. DATES: Applications must be received by July 25, 2019. ADDRESSES: Submit applications concerning this Notice using any of the following methods: • Applying for Designation on the Internet: Use FGISonline (https:// fgis.gipsa.usda.gov/default_home_ FGIS.aspx) and then click on the Delegations/Designations and Export Registrations (DDR) link. You will need to obtain an FGISonline customer number and USDA eAuthentication username and password prior to applying. • Mail, Courier or Hand Delivery: Jacob Thein, Compliance Officer, USDA, AMS, FGIS, QACD, 10383 North Ambassador Drive, Kansas City, MO 64153. • Email: FGISQACD@ams.usda.gov. khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:35 Jun 24, 2019 Jkt 247001 Read Applications: All applications will be available for public inspection at the office above during regular business hours (7 CFR 1.27(c)). DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: June 20, 2019. Jacob Thein, 816–866–2223 or FGISQACD@ams.usda.gov. The Department of Agriculture will submit the following information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13 on or after the date of publication of this notice. 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 should be addressed to: Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC; New Executive Office Building, 725—17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20503. 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. Comments regarding these information collections are best assured of having their full effect if received by July 25, 2019. Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by calling (202) 720–8681. 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. Section 7(f) of the United States Grain Standards Act (USGSA) authorizes the Secretary to designate a qualified applicant to provide official services in a specified area after determining that the applicant is better able than any other applicant to provide such official services (7 U.S.C. 79(f)). Under section 7(g) of the USGSA (7 U.S.C. 79(g)), designations of official agencies are effective for no longer than five years, unless terminated by the Secretary, and may be renewed according to the criteria and procedures prescribed in section 7(f) of the USGSA. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Area Open for Designation State of South Carolina Pursuant to Section 7(f)(2) of the USGSA, the following geographic area in the State of South Carolina is assigned to the South Carolina Department of Agriculture: In South Carolina. The entire State, except those export port locations within the State, which are serviced by the South Carolina Department of Agriculture. Opportunity for Designation Interested persons or governmental agencies may apply for designation to provide official services in the geographic area specified above under the provisions of section 7(f) of the USGSA and 7 CFR 800.196. Designation in the specified geographic area in South Carolina is for the period beginning October 1, 2019, to September 30, 2024. To apply for designation or to request more information, contact Jacob Thein at the address listed above. Authority: 7 U.S.C. 71–87k. Dated: June 20, 2019. Erin Morris, Associate Administrator, Agricultural Marketing Service. [FR Doc. 2019–13451 Filed 6–24–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–02–P PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request E:\FR\FM\25JNN1.SGM 25JNN1

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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 
appearing in this section.

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Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 122 / Tuesday, June 25, 2019 / 
Notices

[[Page 29839]]



DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Agricultural Marketing Service

[Doc No. AMS-FGIS-19-0027]


Opportunity for Designation in the South Carolina Area

AGENCY: Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The interim designation of the South Carolina Department of 
Agriculture will end on September 30, 2019. We are asking persons or 
governmental agencies interested in providing official services in the 
areas presently served by this agency to submit an application for 
designation. The realignment of offices within the U.S. Department of 
Agriculture authorized by the Secretary's Memorandum dated November 14, 
2017, eliminates the Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards 
Administration (GIPSA) as a standalone agency. The grain inspection 
activities formerly part of GIPSA are now organized under the 
Agricultural Marketing Service.

DATES: Applications must be received by July 25, 2019.

ADDRESSES: Submit applications concerning this Notice using any of the 
following methods:
     Applying for Designation on the Internet: Use FGISonline 
(https://fgis.gipsa.usda.gov/default_home_FGIS.aspx) and then click on 
the Delegations/Designations and Export Registrations (DDR) link. You 
will need to obtain an FGISonline customer number and USDA 
eAuthentication username and password prior to applying.
     Mail, Courier or Hand Delivery: Jacob Thein, Compliance 
Officer, USDA, AMS, FGIS, QACD, 10383 North Ambassador Drive, Kansas 
City, MO 64153.
     Email: [email protected].
    Read Applications: All applications will be available for public 
inspection at the office above during regular business hours (7 CFR 
1.27(c)).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jacob Thein, 816-866-2223 or 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 7(f) of the United States Grain 
Standards Act (USGSA) authorizes the Secretary to designate a qualified 
applicant to provide official services in a specified area after 
determining that the applicant is better able than any other applicant 
to provide such official services (7 U.S.C. 79(f)). Under section 7(g) 
of the USGSA (7 U.S.C. 79(g)), designations of official agencies are 
effective for no longer than five years, unless terminated by the 
Secretary, and may be renewed according to the criteria and procedures 
prescribed in section 7(f) of the USGSA.

Area Open for Designation

State of South Carolina

    Pursuant to Section 7(f)(2) of the USGSA, the following geographic 
area in the State of South Carolina is assigned to the South Carolina 
Department of Agriculture: In South Carolina.
    The entire State, except those export port locations within the 
State, which are serviced by the South Carolina Department of 
Agriculture.

Opportunity for Designation

    Interested persons or governmental agencies may apply for 
designation to provide official services in the geographic area 
specified above under the provisions of section 7(f) of the USGSA and 7 
CFR 800.196. Designation in the specified geographic area in South 
Carolina is for the period beginning October 1, 2019, to September 30, 
2024. To apply for designation or to request more information, contact 
Jacob Thein at the address listed above.

    Authority:  7 U.S.C. 71-87k.

    Dated: June 20, 2019.
Erin Morris,
Associate Administrator, Agricultural Marketing Service.
[FR Doc. 2019-13451 Filed 6-24-19; 8:45 am]
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