Employment and Training Opportunities in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program; Approval of Information Collection Request, 18423 [2021-06154]

Download as PDF 18423 Rules and Regulations Federal Register Vol. 86, No. 67 Friday, April 9, 2021 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains regulatory documents having general applicability and legal effect, most of which are keyed to and codified in the Code of Federal Regulations, which is published under 50 titles pursuant to 44 U.S.C. 1510. The Code of Federal Regulations is sold by the Superintendent of Documents. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Food and Nutrition Service 7 CFR Parts 271 and 273 [FNS–2019–0008] RIN 0584–AE68 Employment and Training Opportunities in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program; Approval of Information Collection Request Food and Nutrition Service, USDA. ACTION: Final rule; notification of approval of Information Collection Request (ICR). AGENCY: The final rule entitled Employment and Training Opportunities in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program was published on January 5, 2021. The Office of Management and Budget cleared the associated information collection requirements (ICR) on March 16, 2021. This document announces approval of the ICR. DATES: The ICR associated with the final rule published in the Federal Register on January 5, 2021, at 86 FR 358, was approved by OMB on March 16, 2021, under OMB Control Number 0584–0653; Expiration Date: March 31, 2024. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Moira Johnston, Director, Office of Employment and Training, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Food and Nutrition Service, USDA, 1320 Braddock Place, Alexandria, Virginia 22314, or ETORule@usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The final approved ICR for the final rule entitled Employment and Training Opportunities in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program published on January 5, 2021 (RIN 0584–AE68) has five parts. One part required a revision to an existing information collection SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 22:03 Apr 08, 2021 Jkt 253001 (SNAP Employment and Training Program activity Report; OMB Control Number: 0584–0594; Expiration Date: July 31, 2023) in order to add three new data elements to the FNS–583. The other four parts of the information collection are new and do not have existing burden collections. These new information collections pertain to providing all E&T participants with case management services, requiring State agencies to notify individuals with a provider determination, requiring State agencies to notify ABAWDs of the ABAWD work requirement, and to require State agencies to advise certain SNAP households of available employment and training services at the time of recertification. FNS sought a new OMB control number for the information collection associated with this rulemaking. These changes are required by changes made by section 4005 of The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (Pub. L. 115–334) (the Act) to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and are allowable under the authority granted to the Department to administer SNAP in section 4(c) of the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008. Cynthia Long, Acting Administrator, Food and Nutrition Service. [FR Doc. 2021–06154 Filed 4–8–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–30–P FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Federal Open Market Committee 12 CFR Part 271 [Docket No. R–1665] RIN 7100 AF–51 Rules Regarding Availability of Information Federal Open Market Committee (‘‘Committee’’), Federal Reserve System. ACTION: Final rule. AGENCY: The Committee is issuing a final rule revising its Rules Regarding Availability of Information. The revisions clarify and update the Committee’s regulation implementing the Freedom of Information Act (‘‘FOIA’’). SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 This final rule is effective on May 10, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Matthew Luecke, Deputy Secretary of the Committee, (202) 452–2576, Federal Open Market Committee, 20th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20551; Misty M. Kheterpal, Senior Counsel, (202) 452– 2597, or Eric Stitely, Senior Attorney, (202) 872–4944; Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 20th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20551. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: I. Background On October 15, 2020, the Committee published a notice of proposed rulemaking 1 (‘‘proposal’’) in the Federal Register revising its Rules Regarding Availability of Information (the ‘‘Committee’s Rules’’) found at 12 CFR part 271, with a 60-day public comment period ending on December 14, 2020. The Committee’s Rules set forth the procedures for requesting access to documents that are records of the Committee under the FOIA. II. 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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 67 (Friday, April 9, 2021)]
[Rules and Regulations]
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[FR Doc No: 2021-06154]



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Rules and Regulations
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This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains regulatory documents 
having general applicability and legal effect, most of which are keyed 
to and codified in the Code of Federal Regulations, which is published 
under 50 titles pursuant to 44 U.S.C. 1510.

The Code of Federal Regulations is sold by the Superintendent of Documents. 

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Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 67 / Friday, April 9, 2021 / Rules 
and Regulations

[[Page 18423]]



DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Food and Nutrition Service

7 CFR Parts 271 and 273

[FNS-2019-0008]
RIN 0584-AE68


Employment and Training Opportunities in the Supplemental 
Nutrition Assistance Program; Approval of Information Collection 
Request

AGENCY: Food and Nutrition Service, USDA.

ACTION: Final rule; notification of approval of Information Collection 
Request (ICR).

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SUMMARY: The final rule entitled Employment and Training Opportunities 
in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program was published on 
January 5, 2021. The Office of Management and Budget cleared the 
associated information collection requirements (ICR) on March 16, 2021. 
This document announces approval of the ICR.

DATES: The ICR associated with the final rule published in the Federal 
Register on January 5, 2021, at 86 FR 358, was approved by OMB on March 
16, 2021, under OMB Control Number 0584-0653; Expiration Date: March 
31, 2024.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Moira Johnston, Director, Office of 
Employment and Training, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, 
Food and Nutrition Service, USDA, 1320 Braddock Place, Alexandria, 
Virginia 22314, or [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The final approved ICR for the final rule 
entitled Employment and Training Opportunities in the Supplemental 
Nutrition Assistance Program published on January 5, 2021 (RIN 0584-
AE68) has five parts. One part required a revision to an existing 
information collection (SNAP Employment and Training Program activity 
Report; OMB Control Number: 0584-0594; Expiration Date: July 31, 2023) 
in order to add three new data elements to the FNS-583. The other four 
parts of the information collection are new and do not have existing 
burden collections. These new information collections pertain to 
providing all E&T participants with case management services, requiring 
State agencies to notify individuals with a provider determination, 
requiring State agencies to notify ABAWDs of the ABAWD work 
requirement, and to require State agencies to advise certain SNAP 
households of available employment and training services at the time of 
recertification. FNS sought a new OMB control number for the 
information collection associated with this rulemaking. These changes 
are required by changes made by section 4005 of The Agriculture 
Improvement Act of 2018 (Pub. L. 115-334) (the Act) to the Supplemental 
Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and are allowable under the 
authority granted to the Department to administer SNAP in section 4(c) 
of the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008.

Cynthia Long,
Acting Administrator, Food and Nutrition Service.
[FR Doc. 2021-06154 Filed 4-8-21; 8:45 am]
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