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Download as PDF 23670 Notices Federal Register Vol. 86, No. 84 Tuesday, May 4, 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 Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES April 29, 2021. 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 June 3, 2021 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. 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Summary of Collection: Under the authority of the Animal Health Protection Act (7 U.S.C. 8301 et seq.), the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) regulates the importation and interstate movement of animals and animal products, and conducts various other activities to protect the health of U.S. livestock and poultry. Equine infectious anemia (EIA) is an infectious and potentially fatal viral disease of equines. There is no vaccine or treatment for the disease. It is often difficult to differentiate from other fever-producing diseases, including anthrax, influenza, and equine encephalitis. The regulations in 9 CFR 75.4 govern the interstate movement of equines that have tested positive to an official test for EIA (EIA reactors) and provide for the approval of laboratories, diagnostic facilities, and research facilities. 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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.

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

April 29, 2021.
    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 June 3, 
2021 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.

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

    Title: Communicable Diseases in Horses.
    OMB Control Number: 0579-0127.
    Summary of Collection: Under the authority of the Animal Health 
Protection Act (7 U.S.C. 8301 et seq.), the Animal and Plant Health 
Inspection Service (APHIS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) 
regulates the importation and interstate movement of animals and animal 
products, and conducts various other activities to protect the health 
of U.S. livestock and poultry. Equine infectious anemia (EIA) is an 
infectious and potentially fatal viral disease of equines. There is no 
vaccine or treatment for the disease. It is often difficult to 
differentiate from other fever-producing diseases, including anthrax, 
influenza, and equine encephalitis. The regulations in 9 CFR 75.4 
govern the interstate movement of equines that have tested positive to 
an official test for EIA (EIA reactors) and provide for the approval of 
laboratories, diagnostic facilities, and research facilities. Ensuring 
the safe movement of these horses requires the use of information 
collection activities, including an EIA laboratory test form, a 
certificate or permit for the interstate movement of an EIA reactor, a 
supplemental investigation form if a horse tests positive for EIA, 
agreements, request for hearing, and written notification of withdrawal 
of approval.
    Need and Use of the Information: The information collected from 
forms, APHIS VS 10-11, Equine Infectious Anemia Laboratory Test; VS 10-
12, Equine Infectious Anemia Supplemental Investigation; and VS 1-27, 
Permit for the Movement of Restricted Animals, VS-10-15, Agreement to 
Conduct Equine Infectious Anemia Testing, VS-10-16, Application to 
Conduct Laboratory Equine Infectious Anemia Testing, VS 10-17, 
Laboratory Inspection Checklist for Equine Infectious Anemia Testing, 
will be used to prevent the spread of equine infectious anemia. 
Regulations also require the use an Agreement for Approved Livestock 
Facilities, Request for Hearing, Written Notification of Approval or 
Withdrawal, Review of Requirements and Interview, Memorandum of 
Recommendation and Justification, Monthly Summary Reporting, Denial or 
Withdrawal of Laboratory Approval. Without the information it would be 
impossible for APHIS to effectively regulate the interstate movement of 
horses infected with EIA.
    Description of Respondents: Farms; Business or other for-profit; 
State, Local and Tribal Government.
    Number of Respondents: 235,018.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion.
    Total Burden Hours: 93,030.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2021-09361 Filed 5-3-21; 8:45 am]
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