Notice of Request for Extension of Currently Approved Information Collection, 63605-63606 [2019-24893]

Download as PDF 63605 Notices Federal Register Vol. 84, No. 222 Monday, November 18, 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 Agricultural Marketing Service Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request November 12, 2019. The Department of Agriculture will submit the following information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13 on or after the date of publication of this notice. 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 should be addressed to: Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC; 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. DATES: Comments regarding these information collections are best assured of having their full effect if received by December 18, 2019. Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by calling (202) 720–8681. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:41 Nov 15, 2019 Jkt 250001 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. Title: AMS Grant Programs. OMB Control Number: 0581–0240. Summary of Collection: In 2016, OMB approved 0581–0240 which combined five grant programs (1) the Federal-State Marketing Improvement Program (FSMIP), (2) the Farmers Market, (3) the Local Food Promotion Program (FMLFPP), (4) the Specialty Crop MultiState Program (SCMP), and (5) the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (SCBGP) into a single collection package entitled AMS Grant Programs. This renewal request is to extend AMS’ current approval to collect information for these five grant programs and to add four additional grant programs to this collection. The four new grant programs are the Dairy Business Innovation (DBI) Initiatives, Regional Food System Partnerships (RFSP), the Sheep Production and Marketing Grant Program (SPMGP), and the Acer Access and Development Program (Acer). AMS Grant Programs are authorized pursuant to the Agricultural Marketing Act (AMA) of 1946 (7 U.S.C. 1621, et. seq.) and are implemented through the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (Super Circular) (2 CFR 200). Need and Use of the Information: The information collected is needed to certify that grant participants are complying with applicable program regulations, and the data collected are the minimum information necessary to effectively carry out the requirements of the program. The information collection requirements in this request are essential to carry out the intent of the AMA, to provide the respondents the type of service they request, and for AMS to administer these programs. The purpose of AMS Grant Programs is to provide grants to eligible entities. Without the required information, AMS will not be able to review, award, PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 reimburse, or monitor grants to eligible applicants. Description of Respondents: State, Local or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 11,161. Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: Annually; Semi-annually. Total Burden Hours: 49,807. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–24844 Filed 11–15–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–02–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Foreign Agricultural Service Notice of Request for Extension of Currently Approved Information Collection Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the intention of the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) to request an extension of a currently approved information collection for the USDA Local and Regional Food Aid Procurement Program. DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by January 17, 2020. ADDRESSES: FAS invites interested persons to submit comments by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www/regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: Director, Food Assistance Division, Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Room 4159, Mailstop 1034, Washington, DC 20250. Comments may also be sent to the Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Washington, DC 20503. • Email: FAD_Contact@usda.gov. Include the document number in the subject line of the message. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name and document number for this notice. All comments received will be posted SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\18NON1.SGM 18NON1 63606 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 222 / Monday, November 18, 2019 / Notices without change to http://www/ regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. Persons with disabilities who require an alternative means for communication of information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) should contact USDA’s Target Center at (202) 720–2600 (voice and TDD). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Benjamin Muskovitz, (202) 720–4221 or FAD_Contact@FAS.usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: USDA Local and Regional Food Aid Procurement Program. OMB Number: 0551–0046. Expiration Date of Approval: February 29, 2020. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: Under the USDA Local and Regional Food Aid Procurement Program, information will be gathered from applicants desiring to receive federal awards under the program to determine the viability of requests for resources to implement activities in foreign countries. Recipients of awards under the program must submit performance and financial reports until funds provided by FAS and commodities purchased with such funds are utilized. Documents are used to develop effective grant or cooperative agreements for awards under the program and assure that statutory requirements and program objectives are met. Estimate of Burden: The public reporting burden for each respondent resulting from information collection under the USDA Local and Regional Food Aid Procurement Program varies in direct relation to the number and type of agreements entered into by such respondent. The estimated average reporting burden for the USDA Local and Regional Food Aid Procurement Program is 78 hours per response. Type of Respondents: Private voluntary organizations, cooperatives, and intergovernmental organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 22 per annum. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 17 per annum. Estimated Total Annual Burden of Respondents: 29,172 hours. Request for Comments: Send comments regarding (a) whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (c) VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:41 Nov 15, 2019 Jkt 250001 ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments will be summarized and included in the submission for Office of Management and Budget approval. Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Connie Ehrhart, the Agency Information Collection Coordinator, at (202) 690–1578 or email at Connie.Ehrhart@usda.gov. E-Government Act Compliance FAS is committed to complying with the E-Government Act of 2002, to promote the use of the internet and other information technologies to provide increased opportunities for citizen access to Government information and services, and for other purposes. Dated: October 23, 2019. Ken Isley, Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service. [FR Doc. 2019–24893 Filed 11–15–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–10–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Economic Analysis Federal Economic Statistics Advisory Committee Meeting Bureau of Economic Analysis, Economics and Statistics Administration, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The Bureau of Economic Analysis is giving notice of a meeting of the Federal Economic Statistics Advisory Committee (FESAC). The Committee advises the Under Secretary for Economic Affairs, the Directors of the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) and the Census Bureau, and the Commissioner of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) on statistical methodology and other technical matters related to the collection, tabulation, and analysis of federal economic statistics. Email Gianna Marrone, gianna.marrone@ bea.gov, by December 6, 2019, to attend. An agenda will be accessible prior to the meeting at https://www.census.gov/ fesac. DATES: December 13, 2019. The meeting begins at approximately 9:00 a.m. and adjourns at approximately 3:30 p.m. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The meeting will be held at the Suitland Federal Center Auditorium, 4600 Silver Hill Road, Suitland, MD 20746. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gianna Marrone, Program Analyst, U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, 4600 Silver Hill Road (BE–64), Suitland, MD 20746; phone (301) 278–9282; email gianna.marrone@bea.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FESAC members are appointed by the Secretary of Commerce. The Committee advises the Under Secretary for Economic Affairs, BEA and Census Bureau Directors, and the Commissioner of the Department of Labor’s BLS on statistical methodology and other technical matters related to the collection, tabulation, and analysis of federal economic statistics. The Committee is established in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Title 5, United States Code, Appendix 2). The meeting is open to the public and a brief period is set aside for public comments and questions. Persons with extensive questions or statements must submit them in writing by December 10, 2019, to Gianna Marrone, gianna.marrone@bea.gov. This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Gianna Marrone, gianna.marrone@ bea.gov, preferably two weeks prior to the meeting. Due to security protocols, meeting attendees must arrive by 8:30 a.m. and present government-issued photo identification, wear their visitor’s badge, and remain on the building’s first floor. ADDRESSES: Dated: October 9, 2019. Kyle Hood, Designated Federal Officer, Bureau of Economic Analysis. [FR Doc. 2019–24873 Filed 11–15–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–06–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–475–835] Finished Carbon Steel Flanges From Italy: Rescission of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review; 2018–2019 Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. 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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 222 (Monday, November 18, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 63605-63606]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-24893]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Foreign Agricultural Service


Notice of Request for Extension of Currently Approved Information 
Collection

AGENCY: Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this 
notice announces the intention of the Foreign Agricultural Service 
(FAS) to request an extension of a currently approved information 
collection for the USDA Local and Regional Food Aid Procurement 
Program.

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by January 17, 2020.

ADDRESSES: FAS invites interested persons to submit comments by any of 
the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www/regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Mail: Director, Food Assistance Division, Foreign 
Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1400 Independence 
Avenue SW, Room 4159, Mailstop 1034, Washington, DC 20250. Comments may 
also be sent to the Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information 
and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), 
Washington, DC 20503.
     Email: [email protected]. Include the document number 
in the subject line of the message.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name 
and document number for this notice. All comments received will be 
posted

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without change to http://www/regulations.gov, including any personal 
information provided. Persons with disabilities who require an 
alternative means for communication of information (e.g., Braille, 
large print, audiotape, etc.) should contact USDA's Target Center at 
(202) 720-2600 (voice and TDD).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Benjamin Muskovitz, (202) 720-4221 or 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: USDA Local and Regional Food Aid Procurement Program.
    OMB Number: 0551-0046.
    Expiration Date of Approval: February 29, 2020.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information 
collection.
    Abstract: Under the USDA Local and Regional Food Aid Procurement 
Program, information will be gathered from applicants desiring to 
receive federal awards under the program to determine the viability of 
requests for resources to implement activities in foreign countries. 
Recipients of awards under the program must submit performance and 
financial reports until funds provided by FAS and commodities purchased 
with such funds are utilized. Documents are used to develop effective 
grant or cooperative agreements for awards under the program and assure 
that statutory requirements and program objectives are met.
    Estimate of Burden: The public reporting burden for each respondent 
resulting from information collection under the USDA Local and Regional 
Food Aid Procurement Program varies in direct relation to the number 
and type of agreements entered into by such respondent. The estimated 
average reporting burden for the USDA Local and Regional Food Aid 
Procurement Program is 78 hours per response.
    Type of Respondents: Private voluntary organizations, cooperatives, 
and intergovernmental organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 22 per annum.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 17 per annum.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden of Respondents: 29,172 hours.
    Request for Comments: Send comments regarding (a) whether the 
proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper 
performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the 
information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the 
agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of 
information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of 
the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of 
the collection of information on those who are to respond, including 
through the use of automated, electronic, mechanical, or other 
technological collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology. Comments will be summarized and included in the submission 
for Office of Management and Budget approval.
    Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Connie 
Ehrhart, the Agency Information Collection Coordinator, at (202) 690-
1578 or email at [email protected].

E-Government Act Compliance

    FAS is committed to complying with the E-Government Act of 2002, to 
promote the use of the internet and other information technologies to 
provide increased opportunities for citizen access to Government 
information and services, and for other purposes.

    Dated: October 23, 2019.
Ken Isley,
Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service.
[FR Doc. 2019-24893 Filed 11-15-19; 8:45 am]
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