Notice of Request for Revision of Currently Approved Information Collections, 74974-74975 [2020-25982]

Download as PDF jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES 74974 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 227 / Tuesday, November 24, 2020 / Notices the following: (1) Information about the exporter, foreign banks, and U.S. banks for program participation; (2) applications for payment guarantees; (3) notices of assignment; (4) repurchase agreements; (5) information regarding the actual export of the commodity (evidence of export report); (6) notice of default and claims for loss; and (7) appeals. In addition, each exporter and exporter’s assignee (U.S. financial institution) must maintain records on all information submitted to CCC and in connection with sales made under the GSM–102 program. The information collected is used by CCC to manage, plan, evaluate, and account for government resources. The reports and records are required to ensure the proper and judicious use of public funds. Estimate of Burden: The public reporting burden for these collections is estimated to average 0.2776 hours per response. Respondents: U.S. exporters, U.S. financial institutions, and foreign financial institutions. Estimated Number of Respondents: 47 per annum. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 86.52 per annum. Estimated Total Annual Burden of Respondents: 1,129.52 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 including validity of the methodology and assumption 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 automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Ron Croushorn, the Agency Information Collection Coordinator, at (202) 720–3038 or email at Ron.Croushorn@usda.gov. FAS is committed to compliance with the Government Paperwork Elimination Act, which requires Government agencies, in general, to provide the public the option of submitting information or transacting business electronically to the maximum extent possible. Comments will be available for inspection online at http:// VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:48 Nov 23, 2020 Jkt 253001 www.regulations.gov and at the mail address listed above between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays. Persons with disabilities who require an alternative means for communication of information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) should contact Colette Ross (Human Resources, 202–720–8805) or Jeffrey Galloway (Office of Civil Rights, 202–690–1399). All comments received in response to this notice, including names and addresses when provided, will be a matter of public record. Comments will be summarized and included in the submission for Office of Management and Budget approval. Daniel Whitley, Acting Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service. [FR Doc. 2020–25980 Filed 11–23–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–10–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Foreign Agricultural Service Notice of Request for Revision of Currently Approved Information Collections Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Foreign Agricultural Service’s (FAS) intention to request a revision for currently approved information collections in support of the foreign donation of agricultural commodities under the section 416(b) program, the Food for Progress Program, and the McGovernDole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program. DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by January 25, 2021. ADDRESSES: We invite you to submit comments, identified by the OMB Control number 0051–0035, 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: Shane Danielson, Senior Director, International Food Assistance Division, Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Department of Agriculture, Stop 1034, Washington, DC 20250–1034. • Email: Shane.Danielson@ USDA.gov. Include OMB Control Number 0051–0035 in the subject line of the message. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shane Danielson, Senior Director, International Food Assistance Division, Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Stop 1034, Washington, DC 20250–1034; or by email at Shane.Danielson@USDA.gov; or by telephone at (202) 720–1230. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Foreign Donation of Agricultural Commodities (section 416(b) and Food for Progress programs) and McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program. OMB Number: 0551–0035. Expiration Date of Approval: January 31, 2021. Type of Request: Revision of currently approved information collections. Abstract: Under the section 416(b) and Food for Progress programs (the ‘‘Foreign Donation Programs’’) and the McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition (‘‘McGovern-Dole’’) Program, information will be gathered from applicants desiring to receive federal awards under the programs to determine the viability of requests for resources to implement activities in foreign countries. Recipients of awards under the programs must submit compliance reports and other information until activities carried out with donated commodities or funds, or local currencies generated from the sale of donated commodities, are completed. Recipients that use the services of freight forwarders must submit certifications from the freight forwarders regarding their activities and affiliations. Documents are used to develop effective grant and cooperative agreements for awards under the programs and assure that statutory requirements and objectives are met. Estimate of Burden: The public reporting burden for each respondent resulting from information collections under the Foreign Donation Programs or the McGovern-Dole Program varies in direct relation to the number and type of agreements entered into by such respondent. The estimated average reporting burden for the Foreign Donation Programs is 45.24 hours per response and for the McGovern-Dole Program is 45.24 hours per response. Respondents: Private voluntary organizations, cooperatives, colleges and universities, foreign governments, E:\FR\FM\24NON1.SGM 24NON1 jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 227 / Tuesday, November 24, 2020 / Notices intergovernmental organizations, freight forwarders, ship owners and brokers, and survey companies. Estimated Number of Respondents: 61 per annum. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 32 per annum. Estimated Total Annual Burden of Respondents: 88,308.5 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. Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Ron Croushorn, the Agency Information Collection Coordinator, at (202) 720–3038 or email at Ron.Croushorn@usda.gov. FAS is committed to compliance with the Government Paperwork Elimination Act, which requires Government agencies, in general, to provide the public the option of submitting information or transacting business electronically to the maximum extent possible. Persons with disabilities who require an alternative means for communication of information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) should contact Colette Ross (Human Resources, 202–720–8805) or Jeffrey Galloway (Office of Civil Rights, 202–690–1399). Comments will be posted without change, including any personal information, and available for inspection online at http:// www.regulations.gov and at the mail address listed above between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays. Comments will be summarized and included in the submission for Office of Management and Budget approval. Daniel Whitley, Acting Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service. [FR Doc. 2020–25982 Filed 11–23–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–10–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:48 Nov 23, 2020 Jkt 253001 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Foreign Agricultural Service Notice To Request an Extension for a 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 to revise the currently approved information collection for the USDA’s Pima Agricultural Cotton Trust Fund. DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by January 25, 2021 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: You may send comments, identified by the OMB Control number 0551–0044, by any of the following methods: b Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www/regulations.gov. This portal enables respondents to enter short comments or attach a file containing lengthier comments. b Email: PODadmin@usda.gov. Include OMB Control Number 0551– 0044 in the subject line of the message. b Mail, Courier, or Hand Delivery: Benjamin Chan, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Foreign Agricultural Service, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Room 6509, Washington, DC 20250. Instructions: All items submitted by mail or electronic mail must include the agency name. Comments received in response to this docket will be made available for public inspection and posted without change, including any personal information, to http:// www.regulations.gov. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Benjamin Chan, Grant Programs Branch, Program Operations Division, Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Room 6509, Washington, DC 20250–1034, telephone: (202) 720– 9516, email: pimawool@fas.usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Pima Agricultural Cotton Trust Fund. OMB Control Number: 0551–0044. Expiration Date of Approval: Three years from approval date. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: This information collection is required for affidavits submitted to FAS for claims against the Pima Agricultural Cotton Trust Fund. PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 74975 Claimants of the Pima Agricultural Cotton Trust Fund will be required to submit electronically a notarized affidavit to request a distribution from the Trust Fund to FAS and will be available on the FAS website under the Pima Agriculture Cotton Trust Fund program section. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 1 hour per response for affidavits related to the Pima Agricultural Cotton Trust Fund. Respondents: Under the Pima Agricultural Cotton Trust Fund there are three groups of potential respondents, all of whom must meet the requirements of Section 12314 of the Agricultural Act of 2014 (Pub. L. 113–79), as amended by the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (Pub. L. 115–334) in order to be eligible to receive a payment: (1) One or more nationally recognized associations established for the promotion of pima cotton for use in textile and apparel goods; (2) Certain yarn spinners of pima cotton that produced ring spun cotton yarns in the United States from pima cotton during the prior calendar year; (3) Manufacturers who cut and sew cotton shirts in the United States who certify that they used imported cotton fabric during the prior calendar year. Estimated Number of Respondents: 9. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Number of Responses: 9. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 9 hours. Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Ronald Croushorn, the Agency Information Collection Coordinator, at (202) 720–3038 or email at Ron.Croushorn@usda.gov. 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 collection of information including validity of the methodology and assumption 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 automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. FAS is committed to compliance with the Government Paperwork Elimination Act, which requires Government agencies, in general, to provide the public the option of submitting E:\FR\FM\24NON1.SGM 24NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Foreign Agricultural Service


Notice of Request for Revision of Currently Approved Information 
Collections

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 Foreign Agricultural Service's (FAS) intention to 
request a revision for currently approved information collections in 
support of the foreign donation of agricultural commodities under the 
section 416(b) program, the Food for Progress Program, and the 
McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition 
Program.

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by January 25, 2021.

ADDRESSES: We invite you to submit comments, identified by the OMB 
Control number 0051-0035, 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: Shane Danielson, Senior 
Director, International Food Assistance Division, Foreign Agricultural 
Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Stop 1034, Washington, DC 
20250-1034.
     Email: [email protected]. Include OMB Control 
Number 0051-0035 in the subject line of the message.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shane Danielson, Senior Director, 
International Food Assistance Division, Foreign Agricultural Service, 
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Stop 1034, Washington, DC 20250-1034; 
or by email at [email protected]; or by telephone at (202) 720-
1230.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Foreign Donation of Agricultural Commodities (section 416(b) 
and Food for Progress programs) and McGovern-Dole International Food 
for Education and Child Nutrition Program.
    OMB Number: 0551-0035.
    Expiration Date of Approval: January 31, 2021.
    Type of Request: Revision of currently approved information 
collections.
    Abstract: Under the section 416(b) and Food for Progress programs 
(the ``Foreign Donation Programs'') and the McGovern-Dole International 
Food for Education and Child Nutrition (``McGovern-Dole'') Program, 
information will be gathered from applicants desiring to receive 
federal awards under the programs to determine the viability of 
requests for resources to implement activities in foreign countries. 
Recipients of awards under the programs must submit compliance reports 
and other information until activities carried out with donated 
commodities or funds, or local currencies generated from the sale of 
donated commodities, are completed. Recipients that use the services of 
freight forwarders must submit certifications from the freight 
forwarders regarding their activities and affiliations. Documents are 
used to develop effective grant and cooperative agreements for awards 
under the programs and assure that statutory requirements and 
objectives are met.
    Estimate of Burden: The public reporting burden for each respondent 
resulting from information collections under the Foreign Donation 
Programs or the McGovern-Dole Program varies in direct relation to the 
number and type of agreements entered into by such respondent. The 
estimated average reporting burden for the Foreign Donation Programs is 
45.24 hours per response and for the McGovern-Dole Program is 45.24 
hours per response.
    Respondents: Private voluntary organizations, cooperatives, 
colleges and universities, foreign governments,

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intergovernmental organizations, freight forwarders, ship owners and 
brokers, and survey companies.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 61 per annum.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 32 per annum.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden of Respondents: 88,308.5 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. Copies of this information collection can be obtained from 
Ron Croushorn, the Agency Information Collection Coordinator, at (202) 
720-3038 or email at [email protected].
    FAS is committed to compliance with the Government Paperwork 
Elimination Act, which requires Government agencies, in general, to 
provide the public the option of submitting information or transacting 
business electronically to the maximum extent possible.
    Persons with disabilities who require an alternative means for 
communication of information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) 
should contact Colette Ross (Human Resources, 202-720-8805) or Jeffrey 
Galloway (Office of Civil Rights, 202-690-1399).
    Comments will be posted without change, including any personal 
information, and available for inspection online at http://www.regulations.gov and at the mail address listed above between 8:00 
a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays. Comments 
will be summarized and included in the submission for Office of 
Management and Budget approval.

Daniel Whitley,
Acting Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service.
[FR Doc. 2020-25982 Filed 11-23-20; 8:45 am]
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