Grain Inspection Advisory Committee Meeting, 36884 [2019-16079]

Download as PDF 36884 Notices Federal Register Vol. 84, No. 146 Tuesday, July 30, 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–19–0059] Grain Inspection Advisory Committee Meeting Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, this constitutes notice of the upcoming meeting of the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) Grain Inspection Advisory Committee (Advisory Committee). The Advisory Committee meets no less than once annually to advise the AMS on the programs and services delivered under the U.S. Grain Standards Act. Recommendations by the Advisory Committee help AMS better meet the needs of its customers who operate in a dynamic and changing marketplace. 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 AMS. DATES: August 15, 2019, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. & August 16, 2019, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: The Advisory Committee meeting will take place at the AMS National Grain Center, 10383 N. Ambassador Drive, Kansas City, Missouri 64153. Requests to orally address the Advisory Committee during the meeting or written comments to be distributed during the meeting may be sent to: Kendra Kline, AMS–FGIS, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, STOP 3614, jspears on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:42 Jul 29, 2019 Jkt 247001 Washington, DC 20250–3601. Requests and comments may also be emailed to Kendra.C.Kline@usda.gov. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request—Food Programs Reporting System Kendra Kline by phone at (202) 690– 2410 or by email at Kendra.C.Kline@ usda.gov. The purpose of the Advisory Committee is to provide advice to AMS with respect to the implementation of the U.S. Grain Standards Act (7 U.S.C. 71–87k). Information about the Advisory Committee is available on the AMS website at https://www.ams.usda.gov/ about-ams/facas-advisory-councils/giac. The agenda will include updates on resolutions from the September 2018 meeting, a general program update, an update on AMS rulemaking activities, discussion of organic labeling on Federal Grain Inspection Service (FGIS) documents, an update and discussion on boundary exceptions, a discussion on the implementation of the FGIS-Food and Drug Administration memorandum of understanding, and a review and discussion on the policy and procedural manual that will set forth guidelines for the Advisory Committee. Public participation will be limited to written statements and interested parties who have registered to present comments orally to the Advisory Committee. If interested in submitting a written statement or presenting comments orally, please contact Kendra Kline at the telephone number or email listed above. Oral commenting opportunities will be first come, first serve. The meeting will be open to the public. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication of program information or related accommodations should contact Kendra Kline at the telephone number or email listed above. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: July 24, 2019. Erin Morris, Associate Administrator, Agricultural Marketing Service. [FR Doc. 2019–16079 Filed 7–29–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–02–P PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Food and Nutrition Service Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), USDA. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice invites the general public and other public agencies to comment on this proposed information collection. This is a revision of a currently approved information collection request for the electronic submission of programmatic and financial data through the Food Programs Reporting System (FPRS). The data is currently collected on approved Office of Management and Budget (OMB) forms. DATES: Written comments must be received on or before September 30, 2019. ADDRESSES: Comments may be sent to: Tim Kreh, Food and Nutrition Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 3101 Park Center Drive, Room 706, Alexandria, VA 22302. Comments will also be accepted through the Federal eRulemaking Portal. Go to http:// www.regulations.gov, and follow the online instructions for submitting comments electronically. All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval. All comments will be a matter of public record. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of this information collection should be directed to Tim Kreh at 703– 305–2339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions that were used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\30JYN1.SGM 30JYN1

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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. 146 / Tuesday, July 30, 2019 / 
Notices

[[Page 36884]]



DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Agricultural Marketing Service

[Doc. No. AMS-FGIS-19-0059]


Grain Inspection Advisory Committee Meeting

AGENCY: Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, this 
constitutes notice of the upcoming meeting of the Agricultural 
Marketing Service (AMS) Grain Inspection Advisory Committee (Advisory 
Committee). The Advisory Committee meets no less than once annually to 
advise the AMS on the programs and services delivered under the U.S. 
Grain Standards Act. Recommendations by the Advisory Committee help AMS 
better meet the needs of its customers who operate in a dynamic and 
changing marketplace. 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 
AMS.

DATES: August 15, 2019, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. & August 16, 2019, 8:00 
a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The Advisory Committee meeting will take place at the AMS 
National Grain Center, 10383 N. Ambassador Drive, Kansas City, Missouri 
64153.
    Requests to orally address the Advisory Committee during the 
meeting or written comments to be distributed during the meeting may be 
sent to: Kendra Kline, AMS-FGIS, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1400 
Independence Avenue SW, STOP 3614, Washington, DC 20250-3601. Requests 
and comments may also be emailed to [email protected].

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kendra Kline by phone at (202) 690-
2410 or by email at [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the Advisory Committee is to 
provide advice to AMS with respect to the implementation of the U.S. 
Grain Standards Act (7 U.S.C. 71-87k). Information about the Advisory 
Committee is available on the AMS website at https://www.ams.usda.gov/about-ams/facas-advisory-councils/giac.
    The agenda will include updates on resolutions from the September 
2018 meeting, a general program update, an update on AMS rulemaking 
activities, discussion of organic labeling on Federal Grain Inspection 
Service (FGIS) documents, an update and discussion on boundary 
exceptions, a discussion on the implementation of the FGIS-Food and 
Drug Administration memorandum of understanding, and a review and 
discussion on the policy and procedural manual that will set forth 
guidelines for the Advisory Committee.
    Public participation will be limited to written statements and 
interested parties who have registered to present comments orally to 
the Advisory Committee. If interested in submitting a written statement 
or presenting comments orally, please contact Kendra Kline at the 
telephone number or email listed above. Oral commenting opportunities 
will be first come, first serve. The meeting will be open to the 
public.
    Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of 
communication of program information or related accommodations should 
contact Kendra Kline at the telephone number or email listed above.

    Dated: July 24, 2019.
Erin Morris,
Associate Administrator, Agricultural Marketing Service.
[FR Doc. 2019-16079 Filed 7-29-19; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3410-02-P