Notice of Request for Approval of a New Information Collection, 9905-9906 [2021-03165]

Download as PDF 9905 Notices Federal Register Vol. 86, No. 30 Wednesday, February 17, 2021 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 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 to request an extension for a currently approved information collection for the USDA’s Emerging Markets Program. DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by April 19, 2021. ADDRESSES: FAS invites interested persons to submit comments on this notice. Comments may be submitted by one of the following methods: b Federal eRulemaking Portal: This website provides the ability to type short comments directly into the comment filed or attach a file for lengthier comments. Go to http://www/ regulations.gov. Follow the on-line instructions at the site for submitting comments. b Mail, hand delivery, or courier: Curt Alt, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Foreign Agricultural Service, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Room 6512, Mail Stop 1052, Washington, DC 20250. b Email: PODAdmin@usda.gov. Include OMB Control Number 0551– 0048 in the subject line of the message. 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. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:43 Feb 16, 2021 Jkt 253001 Curt Alt, Director, Program Operations Division, Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Room 6512, Washington, DC 20250–1034, telephone: (202) 690–4784, e–mail: PODAdmin@usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: USDA Emerging Markets Program. OMB Number: 0551–0048. Expiration Date of Approval: Three years from approval date. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: Under the USDA Emerging Markets Program, information will be gathered from applicants desiring to receive grants under the program to determine the viability of requests for resources to implement activities in foreign countries. Recipients of grants under the program must submit performance and financial reports throughout the implementation of the project. Documents are used to develop effective grant agreements 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 Emerging Markets 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 Emerging Markets Program is 6.4 hours per response. Type of Respondents: U.S. private or government entities such as private organizations, agricultural cooperatives, universities, state departments of agriculture, Federal Agencies, non– profit organizations and export trade associations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 50 per annum. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 5 per annum. Estimated Total Annual Burden of Respondents: 1,600 hours. Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Lauren Gerald, the Agency Information Collection Coordinator, at Lauren.Gerald@ usda.gov. Request for Comments: Send comments regarding (a) whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. 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. Comments will be 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. Persons with disabilities who require an alternative means for communication of information (e.g., 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. 2021–03164 Filed 2–16–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–10–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Foreign Agricultural Service Notice of Request for Approval of a New Information Collection Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\17FEN1.SGM 17FEN1 jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES 9906 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 30 / Wednesday, February 17, 2021 / Notices notice announces the intention of the Foreign Agricultural Service to request approval for a new information collection for the USDA’s Trade Missions and Trade Shows Program. DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by April 19, 2021. ADDRESSES: You may send comments, identified by the OMB Control number 0551–NEW, 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: TMSAdmin@usda.gov. Include OMB Control Number 0551– NEW in the subject line of the message. b Mail, Courier, or Hand Delivery: Ryan Brewster, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Foreign Agricultural Service, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Room 6085, 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ryan Brewster, Trade Missions and Shows Division, Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Room 6085, Washington, DC 20250– 1034, email: TMSAdmin@usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: USDA Trade Missions and Trade Shows Program. OMB Number: 0551–NEW. Expiration Date of Approval: Three years from approval date. Type of Request: New information collection. Abstract: Under the USDA Trade Missions and Trade Shows Program, information will be gathered from applicants desiring to participate in USDA sponsored trade missions, shows, and virtual trade events to determine the eligibility of the applicants to take part in the event. Participants in USDA endorsed trade shows, trade missions, and virtual trade events under the program will be asked to voluntarily submit written survey reports regarding their satisfaction with the event and actual and projected sales data as a result of their participation in the program. Submitted information is used to develop effective programs and assure that program objectives are met. Estimate of Burden: The public reporting burden for each respondent resulting from information collection under the USDA Trade Missions and VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:43 Feb 16, 2021 Jkt 253001 Trade Shows Program varies in direct relation to the number of events that each respondent participates in. Trade Missions Type of Respondents: Private U.S. agribusinesses, U.S. agricultural cooperatives, export trade associations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 600 per annum. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 4 per annum. Estimated Total Annual Burden of Respondents: 600 hours per annum. USDA-Endorsed Trade Shows Type of Respondents: Government agencies, State Regional Trade Groups, State Departments of Agriculture, private organizations/companies, agricultural cooperatives, and export trade associations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,100. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1 per annum. Estimated Total Annual Burden of Respondents: 330 hours. Virtual Trade Events Type of Respondents: private organizations, agricultural cooperatives, and export trade associations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 600 per annum. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 3 per annum. Estimated Total Annual Burden of Respondents: 600 hours per annum. Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Lauren Gerald, the Agency Information Collection Coordinator, at Lauren.Gerald@ 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 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. 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. PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. Persons with disabilities who require an alternative means for communication of information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) should contact Colette Ross (Human Resources, 202–720–8805) or Jeffrey Galloway (Office of Civil Rights, 202–690–1399). Daniel Whitley, Acting Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service. [FR Doc. 2021–03165 Filed 2–16–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–10–P CIVIL RIGHTS COMMISSION Notice of Public Meetings of the Missouri Advisory Committee U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. ACTION: Announcement of meeting. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (Commission) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act that the Missouri Advisory Committee (Committee) will hold a meeting via the web platform WebEx on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. Central Time. The purpose of the meeting is for the committee to discuss civil rights concerns in the state. DATES: The meetings will be held on: • Wednesday, February 24, 2021, at 12:00 p.m. Central Time https:// civilrights.webex.com/civilrights/ j.php?MTID=m8a5ab2bb8 6f86c4a9cba59b4d2c36279 or Join by phone: 800–360–9505 USA Toll Free, Access code: 1990 500 608. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David Barreras, Designated Federal Officer, at dbarreras@usccr.gov or (202) 499–4066. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Members of the public may listen to this discussion through the above call-in number. An open comment period will be provided to allow members of the public to make a statement as time allows. Callers can expect to incur regular charges for calls they initiate over wireless lines, according to their wireless plan. The Commission will not refund any incurred charges. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\17FEN1.SGM 17FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 30 (Wednesday, February 17, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 9905-9906]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-03165]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Foreign Agricultural Service


Notice of Request for Approval of a New 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

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notice announces the intention of the Foreign Agricultural Service to 
request approval for a new information collection for the USDA's Trade 
Missions and Trade Shows Program.

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by April 19, 2021.

ADDRESSES: You may send comments, identified by the OMB Control number 
0551-NEW, by any of the following methods:
    [square] Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www/regulations.gov. 
This portal enables respondents to enter short comments or attach a 
file containing lengthier comments.
    [square] Email: [email protected]. Include OMB Control Number 0551-
NEW in the subject line of the message.
    [square] Mail, Courier, or Hand Delivery: Ryan Brewster, U.S. 
Department of Agriculture, Foreign Agricultural Service, 1400 
Independence Avenue SW, Room 6085, 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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ryan Brewster, Trade Missions and 
Shows Division, Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of 
Agriculture, Room 6085, Washington, DC 20250-1034, email: 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: USDA Trade Missions and Trade Shows Program.
    OMB Number: 0551-NEW.
    Expiration Date of Approval: Three years from approval date.
    Type of Request: New information collection.
    Abstract: Under the USDA Trade Missions and Trade Shows Program, 
information will be gathered from applicants desiring to participate in 
USDA sponsored trade missions, shows, and virtual trade events to 
determine the eligibility of the applicants to take part in the event. 
Participants in USDA endorsed trade shows, trade missions, and virtual 
trade events under the program will be asked to voluntarily submit 
written survey reports regarding their satisfaction with the event and 
actual and projected sales data as a result of their participation in 
the program. Submitted information is used to develop effective 
programs and assure that program objectives are met.
    Estimate of Burden: The public reporting burden for each respondent 
resulting from information collection under the USDA Trade Missions and 
Trade Shows Program varies in direct relation to the number of events 
that each respondent participates in.

Trade Missions

    Type of Respondents: Private U.S. agribusinesses, U.S. agricultural 
cooperatives, export trade associations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 600 per annum.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 4 per annum.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden of Respondents: 600 hours per annum.

USDA-Endorsed Trade Shows

    Type of Respondents: Government agencies, State Regional Trade 
Groups, State Departments of Agriculture, private organizations/
companies, agricultural cooperatives, and export trade associations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,100.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1 per annum.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden of Respondents: 330 hours.

Virtual Trade Events

    Type of Respondents: private organizations, agricultural 
cooperatives, and export trade associations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 600 per annum.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 3 per annum.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden of Respondents: 600 hours per annum.
    Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Lauren 
Gerald, the Agency Information Collection Coordinator, at 
[email protected].
    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.
    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.

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.
    Persons with disabilities who require an alternative means for 
communication of information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, 
etc.) should contact Colette Ross (Human Resources, 202-720-8805) or 
Jeffrey Galloway (Office of Civil Rights, 202-690-1399).

Daniel Whitley,
Acting Administrator, Foreign Agricultural Service.
[FR Doc. 2021-03165 Filed 2-16-21; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3410-10-P