Information Collection Request; Organic Certification Cost Share Program, 53100-53101 [2019-21573]

Download as PDF khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 53100 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 193 / Friday, October 4, 2019 / Notices may count toward the actual amount of extension that the Commissioner for Patents may award, APHIS’ determination of the length of a regulatory review period for a veterinary biologic will include all of the testing phase and approval phase as specified in 35 U.S.C. 156(g)(5)(B). APHIS recently licensed for production and marketing the veterinary biologic Porcine Circovirus Vaccine, Type 1-Type 2 Chimera, Killed Virus, Mycoplasma Hyopneumoniae Bacterin. Subsequent to this approval, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office received a patent term restoration application for Porcine Circovirus Vaccine, Type 1Type 2 Chimera, Killed Virus, Mycoplasma Hyopneumoniae Bacterin (U.S. Patent No. 9,585,951) from Zoetis, Inc., and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office requested APHIS’ assistance in determining this patent’s eligibility for patent term restoration. In a letter dated November 1, 2018, APHIS advised the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office that this veterinary biologic had undergone a regulatory review period and that the approval of Porcine Circovirus Vaccine, Type 1-Type 2 Chimera, Killed Virus, Mycoplasma Hyopneumoniae Bacterin represented the first permitted commercial licensing or use of the product. Subsequently, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office requested that APHIS determine the product’s regulatory review period. APHIS has determined that the applicable regulatory review period for Porcine Circovirus Vaccine, Type 1Type 2 Chimera, Killed Virus, Mycoplasma Hyopneumoniae Bacterin is 1,376 days. Of this time, 0 days occurred during the testing phase of the regulatory review period, and 1,376 days occurred during the approval phase. These periods were derived from the following dates: 1. The date the application for a license was initially submitted for approval under the Virus-Serum-Toxin Act: April 28, 2014. APHIS has verified the applicant’s claim that the application was initially submitted on April 28, 2014. 2. The date the license was issued: February 1, 2018. APHIS has verified the applicant’s claim that the license for the commercial marketing of the vaccine was issued on February 1, 2018. This determination of the regulatory review period establishes the maximum potential length of a patent extension. However, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office applies several statutory limitations in its calculations of the actual period for patent extension. In its application for patent extension, VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:49 Oct 03, 2019 Jkt 250001 this applicant seeks 1,376 days of patent term extension. Section 124.22 of the regulations provides that any interested person may request a revision of the regulatory review period determination within 30 days of the date of this notice (see DATES above). The request must specify the following: • The identity of the product; • The identity of the applicant for patent term restoration; • The docket number of this notice; and • The basis for the request for revision, including any documentary evidence. Further, under § 124.30 of the regulations, any interested person may file a petition with APHIS, no later than 180 days after the date of this notice (see DATES above), alleging that a license applicant did not act with due diligence in seeking APHIS approval of the product during the regulatory review period. The filing, format, and content of a petition must be as described in the regulations in ‘‘Subpart D—Due Diligence Petitions’’ (§§ 124.30 through 124.33). Authority: 35 U.S.C. 156; 7 CFR 2.22, 2.80, and 371.4. Done in Washington, DC, this 30th day of September 2019. Kevin Shea, Administrator, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. [FR Doc. 2019–21677 Filed 10–3–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–34–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Farm Service Agency Information Collection Request; Organic Certification Cost Share Program Farm Service Agency, USDA. Notice; request for comment. AGENCY: ACTION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Farm Service Agency (FSA) is requesting comments from all interested individuals and organizations on a revision and an extension of a current information collection request associated with the Organic Certification Cost Share Program (OCCSP). OCCSP provides cost share assistance to producers and handlers of agricultural products who are obtaining or renewing their certification under the National Organic Program (NOP). Certified operations may receive up to 75 percent of their certification costs paid. Certain State agencies also submit SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 applications to FSA to administer OCCSP in their States. DATES: We will consider comments that we receive by December 3, 2019. ADDRESSES: We invite you to submit comments on the notice. In your comments, include date, OMB control number, volume, and page number of this issue of the Federal Register. You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: Farm Service Agency, USDA, Tona Huggins, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Mail Stop 0517, Washington, DC 20250–0517. You may also send comments to the Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Washington, DC 20503. Copies of the information collection may be obtained from Tona Huggins at the above address. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tona Huggins, (202) 205–9847; email: tona.huggins@usda.gov. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication should contact the USDA Target Center at (202) 720–2600 (voice). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Description of Information Collection Title: Organic Certification Cost Share Program. OMB Number: 0560–0289. Expiration Date of Approval: 03/31/ 2020. Type of Request: Extension. Abstract: FSA is requesting comments from all interested individuals and organizations on a revision and an extension of a currently approved information collection request associated with OCCSP. Producers and handlers will apply for cost share payments, and State Agencies will establish agreements to get funds and to disburse payments to qualified producers or handlers. The burden hours increased by 21,290 hours since the last OMB approval. The reason for the increase is due to increased participation in the NOP. The travel times have been removed from the request. The respondents may submit applications by mail and many respondents go to the county offices to do regular and customary business with FSA for other FSA programs; this means no travel time is required specifically for the information collection and therefore, it is no longer included in the burden hour reporting. For the following estimated total annual burden on respondents, the E:\FR\FM\04OCN1.SGM 04OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 193 / Friday, October 4, 2019 / Notices formula used to calculate the total burden hour is the estimated average time per responses hours multiplied by the estimated total annual responses. Estimate of Annual Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 1.0015 hours per response. Type of Respondents: Individuals, and State. Estimated Number of Respondents: 15,565. Estimated Annual Number of Responses per Respondent: 5.0455. Estimated Total Annual of Responses: 78,533. Estimated Average Time per Responses: 1.0015 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 78,650 hours. We are requesting comments on all aspects of this information collection to help us to: (1) Evaluate whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of FSA, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of FSA’s estimate of burden including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (4) 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. All responses to this notice, including names and addresses when provided, will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of public record. Richard Fordyce, Administrator, Farm Service Agency. [FR Doc. 2019–21573 Filed 10–3–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–05–P COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Notice of Public Meeting of the Arizona Advisory Committee U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. ACTION: Announcement of public meeting on Subminimum Wages for Disabled Persons in Arizona. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the U.S. Commission SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:49 Oct 03, 2019 Jkt 250001 on Civil Rights (Commission) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) that a meetings of the Arizona Advisory Committee (Committee) to the Commission will be held at 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Mountain Time) Friday, October 18, 2019. The purpose of the briefing is for the Committee to receive testimony regarding Subminimum Wages for Disabled Persons. DATES: The meeting will be held on Friday, October 18, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. MT. ADDRESSES: Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law; Room 544, 111 E. Taylor Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David Barreras (DFO) at dbarreras@ usccr.gov or (312) 353–8311. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Members of the public are entitled to make comments during the open period at the end of the meetings. Members of the public may also submit written comments; the comments must be received in the Regional Programs Unit within 30 days following the meeting. Written comments may be mailed to the Midwestern Regional Office, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 230 S Dearborn Street, Suite 2120, Chicago, IL 60604. They may be faxed to the Commission at (312) 353–8311, or emailed David Barreras at dbarreras@ usccr.gov. Persons who desire additional information may contact the Regional Programs Unit at (312) 353– 8311. Records and documents discussed during the meeting will be available for public viewing prior to and after the meetings at https://facadatabase.gov/ committee/meetings.aspx?cid=235. Please click on the ‘‘Meeting Details’’ and ‘‘Documents’’ links. Records generated from these meetings may also be inspected and reproduced at the Regional Programs Unit, as they become available, both before and after the meetings. Persons interested in the work of this Committee are directed to the Commission’s website, https:// www.usccr.gov, or may contact the Regional Programs Unit at the above email or street address. Agenda Opening Remarks and Introductions (9:30 a.m.–9:45 a.m.) Panel 1: Government Perspectives (9:45 a.m.–10:45 a.m.) Panel 2: Education, Research and Advocacy Perspectives (10:45 a.m.– 11:30 a.m.) Panel 3: Employer Perspectives (11:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m.) Panel 4: Service Provider Perspectives PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 53101 (1:00 p.m.–1:45 p.m.) Panel 5: Parent Perspectives (1:45 p.m.–2:30 p.m.) Public Comments (2:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m.) Adjournment Dated: September 30, 2019. David Mussatt, Supervisory Chief, Regional Programs Unit. [FR Doc. 2019–21614 Filed 10–3–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6335–01–P COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS Agenda and Notice of Public Meeting of the North Dakota Advisory Committee Commission on Civil Rights. Announcement of meetings. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (Commission), and the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), that a planning meeting of the North Dakota Advisory Committee to the Commission will by teleconference at 12:00 p.m. (CDT) on Wednesday, October 23, 2019. The purpose of the meeting is to plan next steps for its hate crimes project. DATES: Wednesday, October 23, 2019, at 12:00 p.m. CDT. Public Call-In Information: Conference call-in number: 1–800–367– 2403 and conference call 5151020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Evelyn Bohor, at ebohor@usccr.gov or by phone at 303–866–1040. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Interested members of the public may listen to the discussion by calling the following tollfree conference call-in number: 1–800– 367–2403 and conference call 5151020. Please be advised that before placing them into the conference call, the conference call operator will ask callers to provide their names, their organizational affiliations (if any), and email addresses (so that callers may be notified of future meetings). Callers can expect to incur charges for calls they initiate over wireless lines, and the Commission will not refund any incurred charges. Callers will incur no charge for calls they initiate over landline connections to the toll-free conference call-in number. Persons with hearing impairments may also follow the discussion by first calling the Federal Relay Service at 1– 800–877–8339 and providing the operator with the toll-free conference call-in number: 1–800–367–2403 and conference call 5151020. Members of the public are invited to make statements during the open SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\04OCN1.SGM 04OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 193 (Friday, October 4, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 53100-53101]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-21573]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Farm Service Agency


Information Collection Request; Organic Certification Cost Share 
Program

AGENCY: Farm Service Agency, USDA.

ACTION: Notice; request for comment.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
Farm Service Agency (FSA) is requesting comments from all interested 
individuals and organizations on a revision and an extension of a 
current information collection request associated with the Organic 
Certification Cost Share Program (OCCSP). OCCSP provides cost share 
assistance to producers and handlers of agricultural products who are 
obtaining or renewing their certification under the National Organic 
Program (NOP). Certified operations may receive up to 75 percent of 
their certification costs paid. Certain State agencies also submit 
applications to FSA to administer OCCSP in their States.

DATES: We will consider comments that we receive by December 3, 2019.

ADDRESSES: We invite you to submit comments on the notice. In your 
comments, include date, OMB control number, volume, and page number of 
this issue of the Federal Register. You may submit comments by any of 
the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://regulations.gov. 
Follow the online instructions for submitting comments.
     Mail: Farm Service Agency, USDA, Tona Huggins, 1400 
Independence Avenue SW, Mail Stop 0517, Washington, DC 20250-0517.
    You may also send comments to the Desk Officer for Agriculture, 
Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and 
Budget, Washington, DC 20503. Copies of the information collection may 
be obtained from Tona Huggins at the above address.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tona Huggins, (202) 205-9847; email: 
[email protected]. Persons with disabilities who require 
alternative means for communication should contact the USDA Target 
Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Description of Information Collection

    Title: Organic Certification Cost Share Program.
    OMB Number: 0560-0289.
    Expiration Date of Approval: 03/31/2020.
    Type of Request: Extension.
    Abstract: FSA is requesting comments from all interested 
individuals and organizations on a revision and an extension of a 
currently approved information collection request associated with 
OCCSP. Producers and handlers will apply for cost share payments, and 
State Agencies will establish agreements to get funds and to disburse 
payments to qualified producers or handlers.
    The burden hours increased by 21,290 hours since the last OMB 
approval. The reason for the increase is due to increased participation 
in the NOP. The travel times have been removed from the request. The 
respondents may submit applications by mail and many respondents go to 
the county offices to do regular and customary business with FSA for 
other FSA programs; this means no travel time is required specifically 
for the information collection and therefore, it is no longer included 
in the burden hour reporting.
    For the following estimated total annual burden on respondents, the

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formula used to calculate the total burden hour is the estimated 
average time per responses hours multiplied by the estimated total 
annual responses.
    Estimate of Annual Burden: Public reporting burden for this 
collection of information is estimated to average 1.0015 hours per 
response.
    Type of Respondents: Individuals, and State.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 15,565.
    Estimated Annual Number of Responses per Respondent: 5.0455.
    Estimated Total Annual of Responses: 78,533.
    Estimated Average Time per Responses: 1.0015 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 78,650 hours.
    We are requesting comments on all aspects of this information 
collection to help us to:
    (1) Evaluate whether the collection of information is necessary for 
the proper performance of the functions of FSA, including whether the 
information will have practical utility;
    (2) Evaluate the accuracy of FSA's estimate of burden including the 
validity of the methodology and assumptions used;
    (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to 
be collected;
    (4) 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.
    All responses to this notice, including names and addresses when 
provided, will be summarized and included in the request for OMB 
approval. All comments will also become a matter of public record.

Richard Fordyce,
Administrator, Farm Service Agency.
[FR Doc. 2019-21573 Filed 10-3-19; 8:45 am]
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