Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection, 6499 [2020-02270]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 24 / Wednesday, February 5, 2020 / Notices All reasonable accommodation requests are managed on a case by case basis. CONTACT. Cikena Reid, USDA, Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–02239 Filed 2–4–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3411–15–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Utilities Service Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection Rural Utilities Service, USDA. Notice; request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the United States Department of Agriculture’s Rural Utilities Service (RUS) invites comments on this information collection for which approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) will be requested. DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by April 6, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kimble Brown, Rural Development Innovation Center—Regulatory Team, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, STOP 1522, Washington, DC 20250, Telephone: 202–720–6780, email: kimble.brown@ usda.gov. SUMMARY: The Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) regulation (5 CFR part 1320) implementing provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13) requires that interested members of the public and affected agencies have an opportunity to comment on information collection and recordkeeping activities (see 5 CFR 1320.8(d)). This notice identifies an information collection that the Agency is submitting to OMB for extension. Comments are invited on: (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 including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (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 appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:54 Feb 04, 2020 Jkt 250001 other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments may be sent by the Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to https://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Title: 7 CFR part 1744, subpart B, Lien Accommodations and Subordination Policy. OMB Control Number: 0572–0126. Expiration Date of Approval: July 31, 2020 Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: RUS borrowers and other organizations providing telecommunications in rural areas, due to changes in the telecommunications industry, including deregulation and technological developments, may consider undertaking projects that provide new telecommunications services and other telecommunications services not ordinarily financed by RUS. Although some of these services may not be eligible for financing under the Rural Electrification Act of 1936 (RE Act), the services may nevertheless advance RE Act objectives where the borrower obtains financing from private lenders. To facilitate the financing of those projects and services, this program assists in facilitating funding from nonRUS sources in order to meet the growing capital needs of rural Local Exchange Carriers (LECs). The information collected for lien accommodation requests is used by RUS to ascertain a borrower’s level of financial strength and, upon agency approval of the lien accommodation, ensures that the government’s loan security interest is protected. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 0.50 hours per response. Respondents: Business or other forprofit and non-profit institutions. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Number of Responses: 3. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 1.5. Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Kimble Brown, Innovation Center—Regulations Team, at (202) 720–6780, or email: kimble.brown@usda.gov. All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of public record. Chad Rupe, Administrator, Rural Utilities Service. [FR Doc. 2020–02270 Filed 2–4–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–XV–P PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 6499 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–05–2020] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 158— Jackson, Mississippi; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Traxys Cometals USA, LLC (Manganese and Aluminum Alloying Agents); Burnsville, Mississippi Traxys Cometals USA, LLC (Traxys Cometals) submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility in Burnsville, Mississippi. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on January 30, 2020. Traxys Cometals already has authority to produce high-grade manganese and aluminum alloying agents within FTZ 158. The current request would add foreign status materials/components to the scope of authority. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), additional FTZ authority would be limited to the specific foreignstatus materials/components described in the submitted notification (as described below) and subsequently authorized by the FTZ Board. Production under FTZ procedures could exempt Traxys Cometals from customs duty payments on the foreignstatus materials/components used in export production. On its domestic sales, for the foreign-status materials/ components noted below, Traxys Cometals would be able to choose the duty rate during customs entry procedures that applies to high-grade manganese and aluminum alloying agents (duty rate ranges from 1.4% to 14%). Traxys Cometals would be able to avoid duty on foreign-status components which become scrap/waste. Customs duties also could possibly be deferred or reduced on foreign-status production equipment. The materials/components sourced from abroad include low-carbon and medium-carbon ferromanganese powder (duty rate ranges from 1.4% to 2.3%). The request indicate that low-carbon and medium-carbon ferromanganese powder are subject to special duties under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 (Section 301), depending on the country of origin. The applicable Section 301 decisions require subject merchandise to be admitted to FTZs in privileged foreign status (19 CFR 146.41). Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions shall be addressed to the Board’s Executive Secretary and sent to: ftz@trade.gov. The E:\FR\FM\05FEN1.SGM 05FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 24 (Wednesday, February 5, 2020)]
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Rural Utilities Service


Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved 
Information Collection

AGENCY: Rural Utilities Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice; request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
United States Department of Agriculture's Rural Utilities Service (RUS) 
invites comments on this information collection for which approval from 
the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) will be requested.

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by April 6, 2020.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kimble Brown, Rural Development 
Innovation Center--Regulatory Team, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 
1400 Independence Avenue SW, STOP 1522, Washington, DC 20250, 
Telephone: 202-720-6780, email: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) 
regulation (5 CFR part 1320) implementing provisions of the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13) requires that interested members 
of the public and affected agencies have an opportunity to comment on 
information collection and recordkeeping activities (see 5 CFR 
1320.8(d)). This notice identifies an information collection that the 
Agency is submitting to OMB for extension.
    Comments are invited on: (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 including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used; (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 appropriate automated, 
electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology. Comments may be sent by the 
Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to https://www.regulations.gov. Follow 
the instructions for submitting comments.
    Title: 7 CFR part 1744, subpart B, Lien Accommodations and 
Subordination Policy.
    OMB Control Number: 0572-0126.
    Expiration Date of Approval: July 31, 2020
    Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved information 
collection.
    Abstract: RUS borrowers and other organizations providing 
telecommunications in rural areas, due to changes in the 
telecommunications industry, including deregulation and technological 
developments, may consider undertaking projects that provide new 
telecommunications services and other telecommunications services not 
ordinarily financed by RUS. Although some of these services may not be 
eligible for financing under the Rural Electrification Act of 1936 (RE 
Act), the services may nevertheless advance RE Act objectives where the 
borrower obtains financing from private lenders. To facilitate the 
financing of those projects and services, this program assists in 
facilitating funding from non- RUS sources in order to meet the growing 
capital needs of rural Local Exchange Carriers (LECs).
    The information collected for lien accommodation requests is used 
by RUS to ascertain a borrower's level of financial strength and, upon 
agency approval of the lien accommodation, ensures that the 
government's loan security interest is protected.
    Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of 
information is estimated to average 0.50 hours per response.
    Respondents: Business or other for- profit and non-profit 
institutions.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 3.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 1.5.
    Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Kimble 
Brown, Innovation Center--Regulations Team, at (202) 720-6780, or 
email: [email protected].
    All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the 
request for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of 
public record.

Chad Rupe,
Administrator, Rural Utilities Service.
[FR Doc. 2020-02270 Filed 2-4-20; 8:45 am]
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