Information Collection Request; Power of Attorney, 14629-14630 [2020-05162]

Download as PDF 14629 Notices Federal Register Vol. 85, No. 50 Friday, March 13, 2020 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 jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES March 10, 2020. 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. Comments regarding these information collections are best assured of having their full effect if received by April 13, 2020. Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by calling (202) 720–8681. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:16 Mar 12, 2020 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. Total Burden Hours: 28,559. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–05166 Filed 3–12–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–02–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Farm Service Agency Agricultural Marketing Service [Docket No. FSA–2020–0001] Title: Reporting Forms Under Milk Marketing Order Programs. OMB Control Number: 0581–0032. Summary of Collection: Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) oversees the administration of the Federal Milk Marketing Orders authorized by the Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937, as amended. The Act is designed to improve returns to producers while protecting the interests of consumers. The Federal Milk Marketing Order regulations require places certain requirements on the handling of milk in the area it covers. Currently, there are 11 milk marketing orders regulating the handling of milk in the respective marketing areas. Need and Use of the Information: The information collected is needed to administer the classified pricing system and related requirements of each Federal Order. Forms are used for reporting purposes and to establish the quantity of milk received by handlers, the pooling status of the handler, and the class-use of the milk used by the handler and the butterfat content and amounts of other components of the milk. Without the monthly information, the market administrator would not have the information to compute each monthly price nor know if handlers were paying producers on dates prescribed in the order. Penalties are imposed for violation of the order, such as the failure to pay producers by the prescribed dates. Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit; Not-for-profit institutions; Individuals or households; Farms. Number of Respondents: 745. Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: On occasion; Quarterly; Monthly; Annually. Information Collection Request; Power of Attorney PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Farm Service Agency, USDA. Notice; request for comments. 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 an extension and a revision of a currently approved information collection associated with the form of the Power of Attorney. This information collection is used to support the FSA, Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC), Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) and Risk Management Agency (RMA) in conducting business and accepting signatures on certain documents from individuals acting on behalf of other individuals or entities. DATES: We will consider comments that we receive by May 12, 2020. ADDRESSES: We invite you to submit comments on this notice. In your comments, include date, 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://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID FSA–2020–0001. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: Joe Lewis Jr., Agricultural Program Specialist, USDA, FSA, STOP 0572, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20250–0572. 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 requested by contacting Joe Lewis Jr. at the above addresses. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\13MRN1.SGM 13MRN1 14630 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 50 / Friday, March 13, 2020 / Notices FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joe Lewis Jr., (202) 720–0795. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Power of Attorney. OMB Control Number: 0560–0190. Expiration Date of Approval: June 30, 2020. Type of Request: Revision and extension. Abstract: Individuals or entities that want to appoint another to act as an attorney-in-fact in connection with certain FSA, CCC, NRCS, FCIC, and RMA programs and related actions must complete a form of FSA–211, Power of Attorney form. The form is used by a grantor to appoint another to act on the individual’s or entity’s behalf for certain FSA, CCC, NRCS, FCIC and RMA programs or other specific actions, giving the appointee legal authority to enter into certain programs, agreements, or contracts, or other specific actions on the grantor’s behalf. The form also provides FSA, CCC, NRCS, FCIC and RMA a source to verify an individual’s authority to sign and act for another in the event of errors or fraud. The information collected on the form is limited to grantor’s name, signature and identification number, the grantee’s address, and the applicable FSA, CCC, NRCS, FCIC and RMA programs or transactions. The burden hours in this collection decreased by 58,032 since the last OMB approval. The reason for the decrease is due to the removal of travel times 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 and can complete and submit the form FSA–211 during this time; 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 formula used to calculate the total burden hours is the estimated average time per responses multiplied by the estimated total annual of responses. Estimate of Average Time To Respond: Public reporting burden for collecting information under this notice is estimated to average 0.483 minutes per response, including the time for reviewing instructions, searching existing data sources, gathering and maintaining the data needed, and completing and reviewing the collection of information. Type of Respondents: Individuals and households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 12,896. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:16 Mar 12, 2020 Jkt 250001 Estimated Average Number of Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 12,896. Estimated Average Time per Response: 0.483. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 6,224 hours. We are requesting comments on all aspects of this information collection to help us to: (1) Evaluate 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; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of burden of the collection of information including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Evaluate the quality, utility and clarity of the information technology; and (4) Minimize the burden of the information collection on those who respond through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. All comments received in response to this notice, including names and addresses where provided, will be made a matter of public record. Comments will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. Richard Fordyce, Administrator, Farm Service Agency. [FR Doc. 2020–05162 Filed 3–12–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–05–P CIVIL RIGHTS COMMISSION Sunshine Act Meeting Notice United States Commission on Civil Rights. ACTION: Notice of Commission Public Briefing, Racial Disparities in Maternal Health. AGENCY: Friday, March 20, 2020, 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time (ET). ADDRESSES: Place: National Place Building, 1331 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 1150, Washington, DC 20245 (Entrance on F Street NW). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Zakee Martin, (202) 376–8359; TTY: 711 (202) 376–7700; publicaffairs@ usccr.gov. DATES: The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights will hold a briefing on March 20, 2020, to examine SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 racial disparities in maternal health. The Commission is studying the federal role in preventing negative pregnancyrelated health outcomes and pregnancyrelated deaths of women in the U.S. The Commission will analyze current data regarding pregnancy-related and pregnancy-associated deaths, including data collected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities, and the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) State Partnership Initiative to Address Health Disparities. The Commission’s investigation and subsequent report will aim to inform work being carried out in the federal government to address racial disparities in maternal health outcomes. This briefing is open to the public. We will offer an open comment session in which members of the public will have an opportunity to address the Commission; detailed information, including on registering for a fiveminute speaking slot, can be viewed here. Individuals may attend the briefing without the need to confirm attendance or RSVP. The event will also live-stream. (Information subject to change.) There will also be a public call-in line (listenonly): 800–822–2024, conference ID: 152–9122. If attending in person, we ask that you RSVP to publicaffairs@ usccr.gov. A trauma specialist will be available on site. Sign language interpreters and computer assisted real-time transcription (CART) will be provided. Please note that CART is text-only translation that occurs in real time during the meeting and is not an exact transcript. To inquire about additional accommodations, please email access@ usccr.gov or contact Pamela Dunston at (202) 376–8105 by Friday, March 13, 2020. The Commission welcomes the submission of additional material for consideration as we prepare our report; please submit to maternalhealth@ usccr.gov no later than April 20, 2020. Stay abreast of updates at www.usccr.gov and on Twitter and Facebook. Agenda Introductory Remarks: Chair Catherine E. Lhamon: 9:00 a.m.–9:10 a.m. Panel One: Understanding the Research and Impact of Racial Disparities on Pregnancy and Childbirth: 9:10 a.m.–10:40 a.m. Break: 10:40 a.m.–10:50 a.m. Panel Two: Policy and Legislation: 10:50 a.m.–12:10 p.m. E:\FR\FM\13MRN1.SGM 13MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 50 (Friday, March 13, 2020)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-05162]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Farm Service Agency

[Docket No. FSA-2020-0001]


Information Collection Request; Power of Attorney

AGENCY: Farm Service Agency, USDA.

ACTION: Notice; request for comments.

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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 an extension and a revision of a 
currently approved information collection associated with the form of 
the Power of Attorney. This information collection is used to support 
the FSA, Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC), Natural Resources 
Conservation Service (NRCS), Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) 
and Risk Management Agency (RMA) in conducting business and accepting 
signatures on certain documents from individuals acting on behalf of 
other individuals or entities.

DATES: We will consider comments that we receive by May 12, 2020.

ADDRESSES: We invite you to submit comments on this notice. In your 
comments, include date, 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://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID FSA-2020-0001. Follow the 
online instructions for submitting comments.
     Mail: Joe Lewis Jr., Agricultural Program Specialist, 
USDA, FSA, STOP 0572, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 
20250-0572.
    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 requested by contacting Joe Lewis Jr. at the above addresses.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joe Lewis Jr., (202) 720-0795.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Power of Attorney.
    OMB Control Number: 0560-0190.
    Expiration Date of Approval: June 30, 2020.
    Type of Request: Revision and extension.
    Abstract: Individuals or entities that want to appoint another to 
act as an attorney-in-fact in connection with certain FSA, CCC, NRCS, 
FCIC, and RMA programs and related actions must complete a form of FSA-
211, Power of Attorney form. The form is used by a grantor to appoint 
another to act on the individual's or entity's behalf for certain FSA, 
CCC, NRCS, FCIC and RMA programs or other specific actions, giving the 
appointee legal authority to enter into certain programs, agreements, 
or contracts, or other specific actions on the grantor's behalf. The 
form also provides FSA, CCC, NRCS, FCIC and RMA a source to verify an 
individual's authority to sign and act for another in the event of 
errors or fraud. The information collected on the form is limited to 
grantor's name, signature and identification number, the grantee's 
address, and the applicable FSA, CCC, NRCS, FCIC and RMA programs or 
transactions.
    The burden hours in this collection decreased by 58,032 since the 
last OMB approval. The reason for the decrease is due to the removal of 
travel times 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 and can complete and 
submit the form FSA-211 during this time; 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 
formula used to calculate the total burden hours is the estimated 
average time per responses multiplied by the estimated total annual of 
responses.
    Estimate of Average Time To Respond: Public reporting burden for 
collecting information under this notice is estimated to average 0.483 
minutes per response, including the time for reviewing instructions, 
searching existing data sources, gathering and maintaining the data 
needed, and completing and reviewing the collection of information.
    Type of Respondents: Individuals and households.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 12,896.
    Estimated Average Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Estimated Total Annual Responses: 12,896.
    Estimated Average Time per Response: 0.483.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 6,224 hours.
    We are requesting comments on all aspects of this information 
collection to help us to:
    (1) Evaluate 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;
    (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of burden of the 
collection of information including the validity of the methodology and 
assumptions used;
    (3) Evaluate the quality, utility and clarity of the information 
technology; and
    (4) Minimize the burden of the information collection on those who 
respond through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, 
mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms 
of information technology.
    All comments received in response to this notice, including names 
and addresses where provided, will be made a matter of public record. 
Comments will be summarized and included in the request for OMB 
approval.

Richard Fordyce,
Administrator, Farm Service Agency.
[FR Doc. 2020-05162 Filed 3-12-20; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3410-05-P