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Download as PDF 45120 Notices Federal Register Vol. 84, No. 167 Wednesday, August 28, 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 August 23, 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 September 27, 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), 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:14 Aug 27, 2019 Jkt 247001 the collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Food and Nutrition Service Title: 7 CFR Part 235—State Administrative Expense (SAE) Funds. OMB Control Number: 0584–0067. Summary of Collection: The authority for this collection is provided for in Sections 7 and 10 of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966, 80 Stat. 888, 889, as amended (42 U.S.C. 1776, 1779). As required, the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) issued regulations in 7 CFR part 235, which prescribes the methods for making payments of funds to State agencies to use for administrative expenses incurred in supervising and giving technical assistance in connection with activities undertaken by them under the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) (7 CFR part 210), the Special Milk Program (SMP) (7 CFR part 215), the School Breakfast Program (SBP) (7 CFR part 220), the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) (7 CFR part 226), and the Food Distribution Program (FDP) (7 CFR part 250). The State agencies also maintain current accounting records of State administrative expense funds which identify fund authorizations, obligations, unobligated balances, assets, liabilities, outlays, and income. Need and Use of the Information: Under this mandatory information collection, FNS collects the information necessary for making payments for funds to State agencies to use for the administrative expenses incurred in supervising and giving technical assistance in connection with the activities undertaken by the State agency under NSLP, SMP, SBP, CACFP, and the FDP. The Federal regulations in 7 CFR part 235 SAE Funds require the collection of information associated with this collection. This information is collected through written agreements that cover the operation of the Program during a specified period; State Administrative Expense plans that outline funding and activities; State Administrative Expense Funds Reallocation Reports that describe the use of SAE funds; and annual reports containing information on School Food Authorities (SFAs) under agreement with the State agency to participate in the National School Lunch or Commodity School Programs. PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Description of Respondents: State, Local, or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 83. Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: Quarterly and Annually. Total Burden Hours: 6,551. Food and Nutrition Service Title: 7 CFR part 225, Summer Food Service Program. OMB Control Number: 0584–0280. Summary of Collection: Section 13 of the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (42 U.S.C. 1758), as amended, authorizes the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). The SFSP is directed toward children in low-income areas when school is not in session and is operated locally by approved sponsors. Local sponsors may include public or private non-profit school food authorities (SFAs), public or private non-profit residential summer camps, units of local, municipal, county or State governments, or other private nonprofit organizations that develop a special summer or other school vacation program and provide meal service similar to that available to children during the school year under the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program. Under the program, a sponsor receives reimbursement for serving nutritious, well-balanced meals to eligible children at the food service sites. Need and Use of the Information: Response to this information collection is required if respondents wish to obtain or retain a benefit. FNS uses the information to determine an organization’s eligibility and to monitor program performance for compliance and reimbursement purposes. Description of Respondents: Individuals or households; Business or other for-profit; Not-for-profit institutions; and State, Local, or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 64,275. Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting; Third Party Disclosure (Public Disclosure): On occasion; Monthly; Annually. Total Burden Hours: 348,884. Food and Nutrition Service Title: WIC Participant and Program Characteristics Study 2020 and 2022. OMB Control Number: 0584–0609. Summary of Collection: This data collection effort for the Special E:\FR\FM\28AUN1.SGM 28AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 167 / Wednesday, August 28, 2019 / Notices jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Participant and Program Characteristics Study is authorized by 7 CFR 246.25(b)(3) (2011). This legislation requires State and local agencies to provide information required by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) for the creation of biennial reports on WIC participant and program characteristics (PC). This information includes, at a minimum, income and nutritional risk characteristics of participants, information on breastfeeding incidence and duration, and participation in the program by category (pregnant, breastfeeding, and postpartum women; infants; and children) within each priority level (as established in 7 CFR 246.7 (e)(4)) and by migrant farmworker households. The study affirms FNS’s seventh strategic goal for 2018–2022: To provide all Americans access to a safe, nutritious, and secure food supply. Need and Use of the Information: The WIC PC Study will collect updated program characteristics data from each of the 90 WIC State agencies. The data collection involves extracting data from the certification systems of each of the 90 WIC State agencies. The data files from this extraction contain two sets of data elements—the Minimum Data Set (MDS) and the Supplemental Data Set (SDS). All of the WIC State agencies are required to submit the MDS but it is optional to submit the SDS. FNS uses this data for general program monitoring as well as for managing the information needs of the program. The data is used to estimate budgets, submit civil rights reporting, identify needs for research, and review current and proposed WIC policies and procedures. FNS uses this data to produce the WIC PC reports which provide the most comprehensive and up-to-date statistics on WIC. Description of Respondents: State, Local, or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 360. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Biennially. Total Burden Hours: 629. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–18581 Filed 8–27–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–30–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:14 Aug 27, 2019 Jkt 247001 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE U.S. Codex Office Codex Alimentarius Commission: Meeting of the Codex Ad Hoc Intergovernmental Task Force on Antimicrobial Resistance U.S. Codex Office, USDA. Notice of public meeting and request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: The U.S Codex Office is sponsoring a public meeting on November 21, 2019. The objective of the public meeting is to provide information and receive public comments on agenda items and draft United States (U.S.) positions to be discussed at the 7th Session of the Codex Ad Hoc Intergovernmental Task Force on Antimicrobial Resistance (TFAMR) of the Codex Alimentarius Commission, in Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea, December 9–13, 2019. The U.S. Manager for Codex Alimentarius and the Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs recognize the importance of providing interested parties the opportunity to obtain background information on the 7th Session of the TFAMR and to address items on the agenda. DATES: The public meeting is scheduled for November 21, 2019, from 1:00–4:00 EST. ADDRESSES: The public meeting will take place in Meeting Room 107–A of the Whitten Building, 1400 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC 20250. Documents related to the 7th Session of the TFAMR will be accessible via the internet at the following address: http://www.fao.org/fao-whocodexalimentarius/meetings/en/. Dr. Donald A. Prater, U.S. Delegate to the 7th Session of the TFAMR, invites U.S. interested parties to submit their comments electronically to the following email address: donald.prater@ fda.hhs.gov. Call-In-Number: If you wish to participate in the public meeting for the 7th Session of the TFAMR by conference call, please use the call-innumber: 888–844–9904 and participant code 5126092. Registration: Attendees may register to attend the public meeting by emailing uscodex@usda.gov by November 18, 2019. Early registration is encouraged because it will expedite entry into the building. The meeting will take place in a Federal building. Attendees should bring photo identification and plan for adequate time to pass through the security screening systems. Attendees who are not able to attend the meeting SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 45121 in person, but who wish to participate, may do so by phone, as discussed above. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: About the 7th Session of the TFAMR, contact U.S. Delegate, Dr. Donald Prater, Assistant Commissioner for Food Safety Integration, Office of Food and Veterinary Medicine, Food and Drug Administration, 10903 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20993; phone: +1 (301) 348–3007, email: donald.prater@fda.hhs.gov. For Further Information About the Public Meeting Contact: U.S. Codex Office, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Room 4861, South Agriculture Building, Washington, DC 20250. Phone 202 720 7760, Fax: (202) 720–3157, Email: uscodex@usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Codex was established in 1963 by two United Nations organizations, the Food and Agriculture Organization and the World Health Organization. Through adoption of food standards, codes of practice, and other guidelines developed by its committees, and by promoting their adoption and implementation by governments, Codex seeks to protect the health of consumers and ensure fair practices in the food trade. The Terms of Reference of the Codex Ad Hoc Intergovernmental Task Force on Antimicrobial Resistance (TFAMR) are: (a) To review and revise as appropriate the Code of Practice to Minimize and Contain Antimicrobial Resistance (CAC/RCP 61–20005) to address the entire food chain, in line with the mandate of Codex; (b) To consider the development of Guidance on Integrated Surveillance of Antimicrobial Resistance, taking into account the guidance developed by the WHO Advisory Group on Integrated Surveillance of Antimicrobial Resistance (AGISAR) and relevant World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) documents. The TFAMR is hosted by the Republic of Korea. The United States attends the TFAMR as a member country of Codex. Issues To Be Discussed at the Public Meeting The following items on the Agenda for the 7th Session of the TFAMR will be discussed during the public meeting: b Matters referred by the Codex Alimentarius Commission and other subsidiary bodies b Matters arising from FAO, WHO, and OIE E:\FR\FM\28AUN1.SGM 28AUN1

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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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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

August 23, 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 
September 27, 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), 
[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.

Food and Nutrition Service

    Title: 7 CFR Part 235--State Administrative Expense (SAE) Funds.
    OMB Control Number: 0584-0067.
    Summary of Collection: The authority for this collection is 
provided for in Sections 7 and 10 of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966, 
80 Stat. 888, 889, as amended (42 U.S.C. 1776, 1779). As required, the 
Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) issued regulations in 7 CFR part 235, 
which prescribes the methods for making payments of funds to State 
agencies to use for administrative expenses incurred in supervising and 
giving technical assistance in connection with activities undertaken by 
them under the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) (7 CFR part 210), 
the Special Milk Program (SMP) (7 CFR part 215), the School Breakfast 
Program (SBP) (7 CFR part 220), the Child and Adult Care Food Program 
(CACFP) (7 CFR part 226), and the Food Distribution Program (FDP) (7 
CFR part 250). The State agencies also maintain current accounting 
records of State administrative expense funds which identify fund 
authorizations, obligations, unobligated balances, assets, liabilities, 
outlays, and income.
    Need and Use of the Information: Under this mandatory information 
collection, FNS collects the information necessary for making payments 
for funds to State agencies to use for the administrative expenses 
incurred in supervising and giving technical assistance in connection 
with the activities undertaken by the State agency under NSLP, SMP, 
SBP, CACFP, and the FDP. The Federal regulations in 7 CFR part 235 SAE 
Funds require the collection of information associated with this 
collection. This information is collected through written agreements 
that cover the operation of the Program during a specified period; 
State Administrative Expense plans that outline funding and activities; 
State Administrative Expense Funds Reallocation Reports that describe 
the use of SAE funds; and annual reports containing information on 
School Food Authorities (SFAs) under agreement with the State agency to 
participate in the National School Lunch or Commodity School Programs.
    Description of Respondents: State, Local, or Tribal Government.
    Number of Respondents: 83.
    Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: Quarterly and 
Annually.
    Total Burden Hours: 6,551.

Food and Nutrition Service

    Title: 7 CFR part 225, Summer Food Service Program.
    OMB Control Number: 0584-0280.
    Summary of Collection: Section 13 of the Richard B. Russell 
National School Lunch Act (42 U.S.C. 1758), as amended, authorizes the 
Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). The SFSP is directed toward 
children in low-income areas when school is not in session and is 
operated locally by approved sponsors. Local sponsors may include 
public or private non-profit school food authorities (SFAs), public or 
private non-profit residential summer camps, units of local, municipal, 
county or State governments, or other private non-profit organizations 
that develop a special summer or other school vacation program and 
provide meal service similar to that available to children during the 
school year under the National School Lunch Program and the School 
Breakfast Program. Under the program, a sponsor receives reimbursement 
for serving nutritious, well-balanced meals to eligible children at the 
food service sites.
    Need and Use of the Information: Response to this information 
collection is required if respondents wish to obtain or retain a 
benefit. FNS uses the information to determine an organization's 
eligibility and to monitor program performance for compliance and 
reimbursement purposes.
    Description of Respondents: Individuals or households; Business or 
other for-profit; Not-for-profit institutions; and State, Local, or 
Tribal Government.
    Number of Respondents: 64,275.
    Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting; Third Party 
Disclosure (Public Disclosure): On occasion; Monthly; Annually.
    Total Burden Hours: 348,884.

Food and Nutrition Service

    Title: WIC Participant and Program Characteristics Study 2020 and 
2022.
    OMB Control Number: 0584-0609.
    Summary of Collection: This data collection effort for the Special

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Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) 
Participant and Program Characteristics Study is authorized by 7 CFR 
246.25(b)(3) (2011). This legislation requires State and local agencies 
to provide information required by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's 
(USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) for the creation of biennial 
reports on WIC participant and program characteristics (PC). This 
information includes, at a minimum, income and nutritional risk 
characteristics of participants, information on breastfeeding incidence 
and duration, and participation in the program by category (pregnant, 
breastfeeding, and postpartum women; infants; and children) within each 
priority level (as established in 7 CFR 246.7 (e)(4)) and by migrant 
farmworker households. The study affirms FNS's seventh strategic goal 
for 2018-2022: To provide all Americans access to a safe, nutritious, 
and secure food supply.
    Need and Use of the Information: The WIC PC Study will collect 
updated program characteristics data from each of the 90 WIC State 
agencies. The data collection involves extracting data from the 
certification systems of each of the 90 WIC State agencies. The data 
files from this extraction contain two sets of data elements--the 
Minimum Data Set (MDS) and the Supplemental Data Set (SDS). All of the 
WIC State agencies are required to submit the MDS but it is optional to 
submit the SDS. FNS uses this data for general program monitoring as 
well as for managing the information needs of the program. The data is 
used to estimate budgets, submit civil rights reporting, identify needs 
for research, and review current and proposed WIC policies and 
procedures. FNS uses this data to produce the WIC PC reports which 
provide the most comprehensive and up-to-date statistics on WIC.
    Description of Respondents: State, Local, or Tribal Government.
    Number of Respondents: 360.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Biennially.
    Total Burden Hours: 629.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2019-18581 Filed 8-27-19; 8:45 am]
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