Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 52868 [2019-21529]

Download as PDF 52868 Notices Federal Register Vol. 84, No. 192 Thursday, October 3, 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 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 November 4, 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 the collection of information unless it VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:22 Oct 02, 2019 Jkt 250001 displays a currently valid OMB control number. Food and Nutrition Service Title: Food Program Reporting System (FPRS). OMB Control Number: 0584–0594. Summary of Collection: The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is consolidating certain programmatic and financial data reporting requirements under the Food Programs Reporting System (FPRS), an electronic reporting system. The purpose is to give State agencies and Indian Tribal Organization (ITO) agencies one portal for the various reporting required for the programs that the State and ITO agencies operate. Need and Use of the Information: The data collected will be used for a variety of purposes, mainly program evaluation, planning, audits, funding, research, regulatory compliance and general statistics. The data is gathered at various times, ranging from monthly, quarterly, annual or final submissions. Without the information, FNS would be unable to meet its legislative and regulatory reporting requirements for the affected programs. Description of Respondents: State, Local or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 12,708. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Quarterly, Semi-annually, Monthly; Annually. Total Burden Hours: 105,670. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–21529 Filed 10–2–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–30–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Commodity Credit Corporation Farm Service Agency Notice of Availability of the Draft Programmatic Environmental Assessment for the Farm Service Agency’s Conservation Reserve Program Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC), Farm Service Agency (FSA), USDA. ACTION: Notice of Availability (NOA); request for comments. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 FSA, acting on behalf of the CCC, announces the availability for review and comment the draft Programmatic Environmental Assessment (PEA) assessing the alternatives to and anticipated environmental impacts of potential changes from the Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018 (2018 Farm Bill) to the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP), in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA). The intent of this notice is to make the draft PEA available for review and request comments by the public, other agencies, and Tribes on the proposed alternatives and their potential impacts to the human environment. The feedback we receive from this notice will be incorporated into the final PEA, as appropriate, prior to FSA’s decision. DATES: We will consider comments that we receive by October 27, 2019. Comments received after this date will be considered to the extent possible. ADDRESSES: The CRP draft PEA is available at: https://www.fsa.usda.gov/ programs-and-services/environmentalcultural-resource/nepa/current-nepadocuments/index. We invite you to submit comments on the CRP draft PEA. In your comments, include the volume, date, and page number of this issue of the Federal Register. You may submit comments: • By mail at Conservation Reserve Program PEA Comments, c/o CardnoGS, 2496 Old Ivy Road, Suite 300, Charlottesville, VA 22903, or • Electronically at FPAC.Comments@ usda.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Robyn Rose, (202) 720–5104. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication should contact the USDA Target Center at (202) 720–2600 (voice). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FSA is assessing mandatory and potential discretionary changes to CRP resulting from the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill, by preparing a PEA to provide FSA decisionmakers, other agencies, Tribes, and the public with an analysis that evaluates effects in appropriate contexts, describes the intensity of adverse as well as beneficial impacts, and addresses cumulative environmental impacts associated with proposed programmatic changes to these programs. CRP was first SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\03OCN1.SGM 03OCN1

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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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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

    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 November 
4, 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: Food Program Reporting System (FPRS).
    OMB Control Number: 0584-0594.
    Summary of Collection: The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is 
consolidating certain programmatic and financial data reporting 
requirements under the Food Programs Reporting System (FPRS), an 
electronic reporting system. The purpose is to give State agencies and 
Indian Tribal Organization (ITO) agencies one portal for the various 
reporting required for the programs that the State and ITO agencies 
operate.
    Need and Use of the Information: The data collected will be used 
for a variety of purposes, mainly program evaluation, planning, audits, 
funding, research, regulatory compliance and general statistics. The 
data is gathered at various times, ranging from monthly, quarterly, 
annual or final submissions. Without the information, FNS would be 
unable to meet its legislative and regulatory reporting requirements 
for the affected programs.
    Description of Respondents: State, Local or Tribal Government.
    Number of Respondents: 12,708.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Quarterly, Semi-annually, 
Monthly; Annually.
    Total Burden Hours: 105,670.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2019-21529 Filed 10-2-19; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3410-30-P