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Download as PDF 40190 Notices Federal Register Vol. 86, No. 141 Tuesday, July 27, 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; Correction Rural Housing Service, Department of Agriculture. ACTION: Notice; correction. AGENCY: The Rural Housing Service, Department of Agriculture, published a document in the Federal Register of July 16, 2021, concerning request for comments on specifications for the Direct Single Family Housing Loan and Grant Program. The document contained an incorrect number of respondents and total burden hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Correction In the Federal Register of July 16, 2021, in FR Doc 2021–15117, on page 37732, in the second column, correct the Number of Respondents: to read 248,919 and correct the Total Burden Hours: to read 305,646. Levi S. Harrell, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2021–15900 Filed 7–26–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–XV–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:07 Jul 26, 2021 Jkt 253001 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 August 26, 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. Food and Nutrition Service Title: Study of Nutrition and Activity in Child Care Settings II (SNACS–II) OMB Control Number: 0584–NEW. Summary of Collection: The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), provides reimbursement for nutritious meals and snacks served to eligible children enrolled in participating child care programs. Reimbursable meals and snacks must meet CACFP’s meal pattern requirements. Section 28(a) of the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (NSLA) authorizes the USDA Secretary to conduct performance assessments of CACFP, including the nutritional quality of the meals and the cost of producing them. Under Section 28(c), entities participating in CACFP shall cooperate in the conduct of evaluations and studies. SNACS–II is the second comprehensive, nationally representative assessment of CACFP PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 providers and the infants, children, and teens they serve. It will update the picture of the CACFP after updated meal pattern requirements went into effect in October 2017. Under the updated requirements, CACFP meals and snacks must include a wider variety of fruits and vegetables, more whole grains, and less added sugar and saturated fat. The updated requirements are also designed to encourage breastfeeding. Need and Use of the Information: SNACS–II will collect data in program year 2022–2023 to address eight broad objectives: (1) CACFP provider characteristics, (2) nutritional quality of foods offered, (3) children’s dietary intakes, (4) children’s physical activity and household characteristics, (5) CACFP plate waste, (6) teens’ physical activity and household characteristics, (7) infants’ dietary intakes and physical activity while in care, and (8) the cost to produce CACFP meals and snacks. SNACS–II will largely replicate the methods used in the first Study of Nutrition and Activity in Child Care Settings because comparing key outcomes at the two points in time is an important focus of the study. SNACS–II will collect data from nationally representative samples of CACFP providers, including family day care homes, child care centers, Head Start centers, at-risk afterschool centers, and outside-school-hours care centers; infants, children, and teens; and parents/guardians. To address the array of research questions under the eight study objectives, the data collection activities to be undertaken subject to this notice include the following: • The Provider Survey and Environmental Observation Form will be used to describe the characteristics of CACFP providers. • The Menu Survey will be used to assess the nutritional quality of foods offered. • The Meal Observation Booklet and the Automated Self-Administered 24Hour dietary recall interview (ASA24) will be used to describe children’s dietary intakes. • The Parent Interview and Height and Weight Form collect data on children’s physical activity and household characteristics. • The Food and Physical Activity Experiences Survey and Teen Parent Interview collect data on teens’ physical activity and household characteristics. E:\FR\FM\27JYN1.SGM 27JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 141 / Tuesday, July 27, 2021 / Notices • The Infant Menu Survey will be used to assess the nutrition quality of foods offered to infants. The Infant Intake Form collect information on infants’ dietary intakes while in care. • The Pre-Visit Cost Interview, PreVisit Cost Form, Sponsor/Center Cost Interview, Center Director Cost Interview, Center Food Service Cost Interview, and Self-Administered Cost Questionnaire collect information on the cost to produce CACFP meals and snacks. Description of Respondents: State Agencies, Private Sector (Business-forprofit and not-for profit), Individuals and Households. Number of Respondents: 19,373. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Once. Total Burden Hours: 26,538. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2021–15886 Filed 7–26–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–30–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Census Bureau lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Form BC–170, U.S. Census Employment Application and Form BC–171, Additional Applicant Information The Department of Commerce will submit the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, on or after the date of publication of this notice. We invite the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. Public comments were previously requested via the Federal Register on March 16, 2021 during a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. Agency: U.S. Census Bureau, Department of Commerce. Title: Form BC–170, U.S. Census Employment Application and Form BC– 171, Additional Applicant Information. OMB Control Number: 0607–0139. Form Number(s): Form BC–170 and BC–171. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:07 Jul 26, 2021 Jkt 253001 Type of Request: Regular submission, Request for Extension Without Change. Number of Respondents: 30,000 annually for a total of 90,000 over the three year period. Average Hours per Response: 20 minutes. Burden Hours: 10,000 annually for a total of 30,000 over the three year period. Needs and Uses: The BC–170 is an integral part of the application process for persons interested in applying for Census field positions. Administrative staff review the information provided on this form to determine eligibility for our field jobs. Hiring officials use the form to evaluate applicants in order to select the best possible candidates for these positions. While the BC–171 is a voluntary form which collects information not used to make selection decisions, it serves to allow the Census Bureau to comply with Federal directives, described in Section 11 of this document, Justification for Sensitive Questions, and to evaluate its recruiting sources. The Education and Recruiting Sources information gathered on the BC–171 will assist the Census Bureau in determining if recruiting advertisements and tactics are working to produce qualified applicants and determine if persons at all education levels are attracted to the positions available. Affected Public: Individuals interested in applying for Census field positions. Frequency: Applicants will only be required to use these forms one time unless, after two years, they have not been selected for a position and wish to reapply. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. Legal Authority: This collection is authorized by Title 13, United States Code, Section 23 a and c. This information collection request may be viewed at www.reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view the Department of Commerce collections currently under review by OMB. 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 and PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 40191 entering either the title of the collection or the OMB Control Number 0607–0139. Sheleen Dumas, Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Commerce Department. [FR Doc. 2021–15909 Filed 7–26–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Census Bureau Request for Nominations of Members To Serve on the Census Scientific Advisory Committee Census Bureau, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of request for nominations. AGENCY: The Director of the Census Bureau (Director) is seeking nominations for the Census Scientific Advisory Committee (CSAC). The purpose of the CSAC is to provide advice to the Director on the full range of Census Bureau programs and activities including communications, decennial, demographic, economic, field operations, geographic, information technology, and statistics. The Director has determined that the work of the CSAC is in the public interest and relevant to the duties of the Census Bureau. Therefore, the Director is seeking nominations to fill vacancies on the CSAC. Additional information concerning the CSAC can be found by visiting the CSAC’s website at: https:// www.census.gov/about/cac/sac.html. DATES: Nominations must be received on or before September 30, 2021. Nominations must contain a completed resume. The Census Bureau will retain nominations received after the September 30, 2021 date for consideration should additional vacancies occur. The resume must be sent to the address below. ADDRESSES: Please submit nominations to the Census Scientific Advisory Committee email address, census.scientific.advisory.committee@ census.gov (subject line ‘‘2021 CSAC Nominations’’). SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shana J. Banks, Chief, Advisory Committee Branch, Office of Program, Performance and Stakeholder Integration (PPSI), Census Bureau, by telephone at 301–763–3815 or by email at Shana.J.Banks@census.gov. Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service E:\FR\FM\27JYN1.SGM 27JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 141 (Tuesday, July 27, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 40190-40191]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-15886]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

    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 August 
26, 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.

Food and Nutrition Service

    Title: Study of Nutrition and Activity in Child Care Settings II 
(SNACS-II)
    OMB Control Number: 0584-NEW.
    Summary of Collection: The Child and Adult Care Food Program 
(CACFP), administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food 
and Nutrition Service (FNS), provides reimbursement for nutritious 
meals and snacks served to eligible children enrolled in participating 
child care programs. Reimbursable meals and snacks must meet CACFP's 
meal pattern requirements. Section 28(a) of the Richard B. Russell 
National School Lunch Act (NSLA) authorizes the USDA Secretary to 
conduct performance assessments of CACFP, including the nutritional 
quality of the meals and the cost of producing them. Under Section 
28(c), entities participating in CACFP shall cooperate in the conduct 
of evaluations and studies.
    SNACS-II is the second comprehensive, nationally representative 
assessment of CACFP providers and the infants, children, and teens they 
serve. It will update the picture of the CACFP after updated meal 
pattern requirements went into effect in October 2017. Under the 
updated requirements, CACFP meals and snacks must include a wider 
variety of fruits and vegetables, more whole grains, and less added 
sugar and saturated fat. The updated requirements are also designed to 
encourage breastfeeding.
    Need and Use of the Information: SNACS-II will collect data in 
program year 2022-2023 to address eight broad objectives: (1) CACFP 
provider characteristics, (2) nutritional quality of foods offered, (3) 
children's dietary intakes, (4) children's physical activity and 
household characteristics, (5) CACFP plate waste, (6) teens' physical 
activity and household characteristics, (7) infants' dietary intakes 
and physical activity while in care, and (8) the cost to produce CACFP 
meals and snacks. SNACS-II will largely replicate the methods used in 
the first Study of Nutrition and Activity in Child Care Settings 
because comparing key outcomes at the two points in time is an 
important focus of the study. SNACS-II will collect data from 
nationally representative samples of CACFP providers, including family 
day care homes, child care centers, Head Start centers, at-risk 
afterschool centers, and outside-school-hours care centers; infants, 
children, and teens; and parents/guardians. To address the array of 
research questions under the eight study objectives, the data 
collection activities to be undertaken subject to this notice include 
the following:
     The Provider Survey and Environmental Observation Form 
will be used to describe the characteristics of CACFP providers.
     The Menu Survey will be used to assess the nutritional 
quality of foods offered.
     The Meal Observation Booklet and the Automated Self-
Administered 24-Hour dietary recall interview (ASA24) will be used to 
describe children's dietary intakes.
     The Parent Interview and Height and Weight Form collect 
data on children's physical activity and household characteristics.
     The Food and Physical Activity Experiences Survey and Teen 
Parent Interview collect data on teens' physical activity and household 
characteristics.

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     The Infant Menu Survey will be used to assess the 
nutrition quality of foods offered to infants. The Infant Intake Form 
collect information on infants' dietary intakes while in care.
     The Pre-Visit Cost Interview, Pre-Visit Cost Form, 
Sponsor/Center Cost Interview, Center Director Cost Interview, Center 
Food Service Cost Interview, and Self-Administered Cost Questionnaire 
collect information on the cost to produce CACFP meals and snacks.
    Description of Respondents: State Agencies, Private Sector 
(Business-for-profit and not-for profit), Individuals and Households.
    Number of Respondents: 19,373.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Once.
    Total Burden Hours: 26,538.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2021-15886 Filed 7-26-21; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3410-30-P