Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 74973 [2020-25924]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 227 / Tuesday, November 24, 2020 / Notices AMS–TM–20–0090. It is our intention to have all comments, whether submitted by mail or internet, available for viewing on the Regulations.gov (www.regulations.gov) internet site. The information collected is to be used only by authorized employees of the USDA, AMS. All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Bruce Summers, Administrator, Agricultural Marketing Service. [FR Doc. 2020–25774 Filed 11–23–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–02–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES November 19, 2020. 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, Public Law 104–13. 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 December 24, 2020 will be considered. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be submitted within 30 days of the publication of this notice on the following website www.reginfo.gov/ public/do/PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:48 Nov 23, 2020 Jkt 253001 persons are not required to respond to the collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Foreign Agricultural Service Title: Quality Samples Program. OMB Control Number: 0551–0047. Summary of Collection: The Quality Samples Program is authorized by Section 5 of the Commodity Credit Corporation Charter Act, 15 U.S.C. 714c (f), which became effective on November 15, 1999. Section 5 provides that in the fulfillment of its purposes and in carrying out its annual budget programs submitted to and approved by the Congress pursuant to Chapter 91 of Title 31, the Corporation is authorized to use its general powers only to export or cause to be exported, or aid in the development of foreign markets for, agricultural commodities (other than tobacco), including fish and fish products, without regard to whether such fish are harvested in aquacultural operations. By this authority the program pays for U.S. commodity samples and shipping to foreign ports in order to demonstrate the quality of the U.S. product to industrial users who are unfamiliar with the product. Need and Use of the Information: Under the USDA Quality Samples Program, information will be gathered from applicants desiring to receive grants under the program to determine the viability of request for resources to implement activities in foreign countries. The collected information will be used to develop effective grant agreements and assure that statutory requirements and program objectives are met. Description of Respondents: Not-forprofit institutions; Business or other forprofit; Federal Government. Number of Respondents: 10. Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: Annually. Total Burden Hours: 1,200. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–25924 Filed 11–23–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–10–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Commodity Credit Corporation Notice of Request for a Renewal of a Currently Approved Information Collection AGENCY: Commodity Credit Corporation, USDA. PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 74973 Notice and request for comments. ACTION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Commodity Credit Corporation’s (CCC) intention to request a revision for a currently approved information collection in support of the CCC Export Credit Guarantee (GSM– 102) Program based on current program levels and participants. DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by January 25, 2021 to be assured consideration. ADDRESSES: We invite you to submit comments, identified by the OMB Control number 0551–004, as requested in this document. In your comment, include the volume, date, 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. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Mail, hand delivery, or courier: Juan McCoy, Director, Credit Programs Division, Global Programs, Foreign Agricultural Service, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20250–1025, STOP 1025; or by email at Juan.McCoy@usda.gov; or by telephone at (202) 720–0370. Comments will be available for inspection online and posted without change, including any personal information, at http:// www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Juan McCoy, Director, Credit Programs Division, Global Programs, Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, AgStop 1025, Washington, DC 20250–1025, telephone (202) 720– 0370. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: CCC Export Credit Guarantee (GSM–102) Program. OMB Number: 0551–0004. Expiration Date of Approval: January 31, 2021. Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: The primary objective of the GSM–102 program is to expand U.S. agricultural exports by making available export credit guarantees to encourage U.S. private sector financing of foreign purchases of U.S. agricultural commodities on credit terms. The CCC currently has programs operating in at least 144 countries and regions with 167 exporters eligible to participate. Under 7 CFR part 1493, exporters, foreign banks, and U.S. banks are required to submit SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\24NON1.SGM 24NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

November 19, 2020.
    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, Public Law 104-13. 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 December 
24, 2020 will be considered. Written comments and recommendations for 
the proposed information collection should be submitted within 30 days 
of the publication of this notice on the following website 
www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. Find this particular information 
collection by selecting ``Currently under 30-day Review--Open for 
Public Comments'' or by using the search function.
    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.

Foreign Agricultural Service

    Title: Quality Samples Program.
    OMB Control Number: 0551-0047.
    Summary of Collection: The Quality Samples Program is authorized by 
Section 5 of the Commodity Credit Corporation Charter Act, 15 U.S.C. 
714c (f), which became effective on November 15, 1999. Section 5 
provides that in the fulfillment of its purposes and in carrying out 
its annual budget programs submitted to and approved by the Congress 
pursuant to Chapter 91 of Title 31, the Corporation is authorized to 
use its general powers only to export or cause to be exported, or aid 
in the development of foreign markets for, agricultural commodities 
(other than tobacco), including fish and fish products, without regard 
to whether such fish are harvested in aquacultural operations. By this 
authority the program pays for U.S. commodity samples and shipping to 
foreign ports in order to demonstrate the quality of the U.S. product 
to industrial users who are unfamiliar with the product.
    Need and Use of the Information: Under the USDA Quality Samples 
Program, information will be gathered from applicants desiring to 
receive grants under the program to determine the viability of request 
for resources to implement activities in foreign countries. The 
collected information will be used to develop effective grant 
agreements and assure that statutory requirements and program 
objectives are met.
    Description of Respondents: Not-for-profit institutions; Business 
or other for-profit; Federal Government.
    Number of Respondents: 10.
    Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: Annually.
    Total Burden Hours: 1,200.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2020-25924 Filed 11-23-20; 8:45 am]
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