Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 49979 [2019-20581]

Download as PDF 49979 Notices Federal Register Vol. 84, No. 185 Tuesday, September 24, 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 DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES September 18, 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 and other forms of information technology. Comments regarding this information collection received by October 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 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. 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:37 Sep 23, 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. Forest Service Title: Post-Decisional Administrative Review Process. OMB Control Number: 0596–0231. Summary of Collection: Under 36 CFR part 214, the Forest Service (FS), at its own discretion, provides a process by which holders, operators, and solicited applicants may appeal certain written decisions issued by a Responsible Official involving a written instrument authorizing the occupancy or use of National Forest System (NFS) lands and resources. Need and use of the Information: Information is collected and submitted from individuals who are holders or operators of a valid written authorization to occupy or use NFS lands and resources. The appellant must provide name, mailing address, daytime telephone number, email address, signature, and statements of how appellant is adversely affected by decision being appealed; relevant facts underlying the decision; discussion of issues raised by the decision; attempts to resolve issues under appeal with the Responsible Official and a statement of the relief sought. The information is used to review an agency decision on a written authorization against the issues raised by the appellant and determine whether to affirm or reverse the decision. Description of Respondents: Individuals or households. Number of Respondents: 25. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 200. Title: The Role of Local Communities in the Development of Agreement or Contract Plans Through Stewardship Contracting. OMB Control Number: 0596–0201. Summary of Collection: Section 8205 of Public Law 113–79, the Agricultural Act of 2014, requires the Forest Service (FS) to report to Congress annually on the role of local communities in the development of agreement or contract plans through stewardship contracting. To meet that requirement FS conducts an annual telephone survey to gather PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the necessary information for FS to develop its annual report to Congress. Need and use of the Information: The survey will collect information on the role of local communities in the development of agreement or contract plans through stewardship contracting. The survey will provide information regarding the nature of the local community involved in developing agreement or contract plans, the nature of roles played by the entities involved in developing agreement or contract plans, the benefits to the community and agency by being involved in planning and development of contract plans, and the usefulness of stewardship contracting in helping meet the needs of local communities. FS posts the report on its web page for viewing by the public. Congress also makes the agency reports available for use by organizations both inside and outside the government. Description of Respondents: Individuals or households; Business or other for-profit; Not-for-profit institutions; Federal Government; State, Local or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 75. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Annually. Total Burden Hours: 56. Kimble Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–20581 Filed 9–23–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3411–15–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service [Docket No. APHIS–2019–0017] Availability of an Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact for the Release of Cheilosia urbana for Biological Control of Invasive Hawkweeds Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: We are advising the public that we have prepared an environmental assessment and finding of no significant impact relative to the release of the hoverfly Cheilosia urbana for the biological control of hawkweeds SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\24SEN1.SGM 24SEN1

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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. 185 / Tuesday, September 24, 2019 / 
Notices

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

September 18, 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 
and other forms of information technology.
    Comments regarding this information collection received by October 
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 20503. 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-
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.

Forest Service

    Title: Post-Decisional Administrative Review Process.
    OMB Control Number: 0596-0231.
    Summary of Collection: Under 36 CFR part 214, the Forest Service 
(FS), at its own discretion, provides a process by which holders, 
operators, and solicited applicants may appeal certain written 
decisions issued by a Responsible Official involving a written 
instrument authorizing the occupancy or use of National Forest System 
(NFS) lands and resources.
    Need and use of the Information: Information is collected and 
submitted from individuals who are holders or operators of a valid 
written authorization to occupy or use NFS lands and resources. The 
appellant must provide name, mailing address, daytime telephone number, 
email address, signature, and statements of how appellant is adversely 
affected by decision being appealed; relevant facts underlying the 
decision; discussion of issues raised by the decision; attempts to 
resolve issues under appeal with the Responsible Official and a 
statement of the relief sought. The information is used to review an 
agency decision on a written authorization against the issues raised by 
the appellant and determine whether to affirm or reverse the decision.
    Description of Respondents: Individuals or households.
    Number of Respondents: 25.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion.
    Total Burden Hours: 200.

    Title: The Role of Local Communities in the Development of 
Agreement or Contract Plans Through Stewardship Contracting.
    OMB Control Number: 0596-0201.
    Summary of Collection: Section 8205 of Public Law 113-79, the 
Agricultural Act of 2014, requires the Forest Service (FS) to report to 
Congress annually on the role of local communities in the development 
of agreement or contract plans through stewardship contracting. To meet 
that requirement FS conducts an annual telephone survey to gather the 
necessary information for FS to develop its annual report to Congress.
    Need and use of the Information: The survey will collect 
information on the role of local communities in the development of 
agreement or contract plans through stewardship contracting. The survey 
will provide information regarding the nature of the local community 
involved in developing agreement or contract plans, the nature of roles 
played by the entities involved in developing agreement or contract 
plans, the benefits to the community and agency by being involved in 
planning and development of contract plans, and the usefulness of 
stewardship contracting in helping meet the needs of local communities. 
FS posts the report on its web page for viewing by the public. Congress 
also makes the agency reports available for use by organizations both 
inside and outside the government.
    Description of Respondents: Individuals or households; Business or 
other for-profit; Not-for-profit institutions; Federal Government; 
State, Local or Tribal Government.
    Number of Respondents: 75.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Annually.
    Total Burden Hours: 56.

Kimble Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2019-20581 Filed 9-23-19; 8:45 am]
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