Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 56999 [2019-23195]

Download as PDF 56999 Notices Federal Register Vol. 84, No. 206 Thursday, October 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 October 21, 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. 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 25, 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 20502. 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) 720–8958. 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:34 Oct 23, 2019 Jkt 250001 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. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Title: NAHMS Swine 2020 Study. OMB Control Number: 0579–0315. Summary of Collection: Collection and dissemination of animal health data and information is mandated by 7 U.S.C. 391, the Animal Industry Act of 1884, which established the precursor of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), Veterinary Services, the Bureau of Animal Industry. Legal requirements for examining and reporting on animal disease control methods were further mandated by 7 U.S.C. 8308 of the Animal Health Protection Act, ‘‘Detection, Control, and Eradication of Diseases and Pests,’’ May 13, 2002. This collection of swine data is consistent with the APHIS mission of protecting and improving American agriculture’s productivity and competitiveness. Need and Use of the Information: The information collected through the Swine 2020 study will be analyzed, interpreted and disseminated to a wide variety of constituents. APHIS will use the data collected from the study to: (1) Predict or detect national and regional trends in disease emergence and movement such as the prevalence of clinical signs of Coronavirus, Seneca Valley Virus, respiratory, and enteric disease in pigs, (2) Provide factual information on housing, marketing and movements for smaller swine operations, (3) Update national and regional production measures for the producer, veterinary, and industry reference, (4) Provide factual information on antimicrobial resistance among isolates obtained from feces, and (5) Provide assistance to researchers and the industry in evaluating the utility and accuracy of newer pathogen collection methods such as ropes to test saliva. Without this current study, APHIS would be unable to continue the trends analysis that began with the Swine 2007 and 2012 studies that various parts of the industry as well as many federal and state partners have come to rely on. Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit; Farms. Number of Respondents: 9,965. PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Other (one time). Total Burden Hours: 11,165. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–23195 Filed 10–23–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–34–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service [Docket No. APHIS–2011–0102] Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of a modified system of records. AGENCY: Pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974 and Office of Management and Budget Circular No. A–108, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) gives notice that a component agency, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), proposes to modify an existing system of records notice titled Veterinary Services—Animal Welfare, USDA/APHIS–8. Among other changes, the system will be renamed Animal Welfare Act and Horse Protection Act, USDA/APHIS–8. DATES: In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552a(e)(4) and (11), this notice is applicable upon publication, subject to a 30-day notice and comment period in which to comment on the routine uses described below. Please submit any comments by November 25, 2019. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by either of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to: http://www.regulations.gov/ #!docketDetail;D=APHIS-2011-0102. • Postal Mail/Commercial Delivery: Send your comment to Docket No. APHIS–2011–0102, Regulatory Analysis and Development, PPD, APHIS, Station 3A–03.8, 4700 River Road Unit 118, Riverdale, MD 20737–1238. Supporting documents and any comments we receive on this docket may be viewed at http:// www.regulations.gov/ #!docketDetail;D=APHIS-2011-0102 or in our reading room, which is located in Room 1141 of the USDA South SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\24OCN1.SGM 24OCN1

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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

October 21, 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. 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 
25, 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 20502. 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-
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.

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

    Title: NAHMS Swine 2020 Study.
    OMB Control Number: 0579-0315.
    Summary of Collection: Collection and dissemination of animal 
health data and information is mandated by 7 U.S.C. 391, the Animal 
Industry Act of 1884, which established the precursor of the Animal and 
Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), Veterinary Services, the 
Bureau of Animal Industry. Legal requirements for examining and 
reporting on animal disease control methods were further mandated by 7 
U.S.C. 8308 of the Animal Health Protection Act, ``Detection, Control, 
and Eradication of Diseases and Pests,'' May 13, 2002. This collection 
of swine data is consistent with the APHIS mission of protecting and 
improving American agriculture's productivity and competitiveness.
    Need and Use of the Information: The information collected through 
the Swine 2020 study will be analyzed, interpreted and disseminated to 
a wide variety of constituents. APHIS will use the data collected from 
the study to: (1) Predict or detect national and regional trends in 
disease emergence and movement such as the prevalence of clinical signs 
of Coronavirus, Seneca Valley Virus, respiratory, and enteric disease 
in pigs, (2) Provide factual information on housing, marketing and 
movements for smaller swine operations, (3) Update national and 
regional production measures for the producer, veterinary, and industry 
reference, (4) Provide factual information on antimicrobial resistance 
among isolates obtained from feces, and (5) Provide assistance to 
researchers and the industry in evaluating the utility and accuracy of 
newer pathogen collection methods such as ropes to test saliva. Without 
this current study, APHIS would be unable to continue the trends 
analysis that began with the Swine 2007 and 2012 studies that various 
parts of the industry as well as many federal and state partners have 
come to rely on.
    Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit; Farms.
    Number of Respondents: 9,965.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Other (one time).
    Total Burden Hours: 11,165.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2019-23195 Filed 10-23-19; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3410-34-P