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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 61 / Wednesday, March 30, 2022 / Notices Members must be prepared to work outside of scheduled Committee and subcommittee meetings and may be required to assist in document preparation. Committee members serve on a voluntary basis; however, travel expenses and per diem reimbursement are available. The Secretary of Agriculture seeks a diverse group of members representing a broad spectrum of persons interested in providing suggestions and ideas on how USDA can tailor its programs to meet the fruit and vegetable industry’s needs. Equal opportunity practices will be followed in all appointments to the FVIAC in accordance with USDA policies. To ensure that FVIAC recommendations take into account the needs of the diverse groups served by USDA, membership should reflect the diversity of the industry in terms of the experience of members, methods of production and distribution, marketing strategies, and other distinguishing factors, including but not limited to individuals from historically underserved communities, that will bring different perspectives and ideas to the table. The information collection requirements concerning the nomination process have been previously cleared by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) under OMB Control No. 0505–0001. Date: March 24, 2022. Cikena Reid, USDA Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2022–06679 Filed 3–29–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 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 (1) 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; (2) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of burden including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:14 Mar 29, 2022 Jkt 256001 electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments regarding this information collection received by April 29, 2022 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. Office of the Secretary, White House Liaison Office Title: Advisory Committee and Research and Promotion Board Membership Background Information. OMB Control Number: 0505–0001. Summary of Collection: The Department is required under Section 1804 of the Food and Agriculture Act of 1977 (7 U.S.C. 2281, et seq.) to provide information concerning advisory committee members’ principal place of residence, persons or companies by whom employed, and other major sources of income. The Agriculture and Food Act of 1981 (Pub. L. 97–98) reiterates this requirement. Similar information will be required of research and promotion boards/committees/ councils in addition to the supplemental commodity specific questions. The Secretary appoints board members under each program. Some of the information contained on form AD– 755 is used by the Department to conduct background clearances of prospective board members required by departmental regulations. The clearance is required for all committee members who are appointed by the Secretary. The White House Liaison Office (WHLO) will collect information using form AD– 755, ‘‘Advisory Committee and Research and Promotion Board Membership Background Information.’’ Need and Use of the Information: The WHLO will collect information on the background of the nominees to make sure there are no delinquent loans to the United States Department of Agriculture, (USDA), as well as making PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 18351 sure they have no negative record that could be a negative reflection to the USDA. The information obtained from the form is used in the compilation of an annual report to Congress. Failure of the Department to provide this information would require the Secretary to terminate the pertinent committee or board. Description of Respondents: Individuals or households. Number of Respondents: 5,500. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Annually. Total Burden Hours: 2,750. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2022–06678 Filed 3–29–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–01–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE [Docket No. USDA–2022–0010] Agency Information Collection Activities; USDA Generic Solution for Solicitation for Funding Opportunity Announcement ACTION: Notice; request for comments. In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), is requesting comments concerning a proposed authorization to conduct the USDA Generic Solution for Solicitation for Funding Opportunity Announcement information collection request. This is a new information collection request. DATES: Submit written comments on or before May 31, 2022. ADDRESSES: We invite you to submit comments on this notice. For proper delivery, in your comment, specify ‘‘USDA Generic Solution for Solicitation for Funding Opportunity Announcement Information Collection Request (ICR).’’ Electronic Submission of Comments. You may submit comments, identified by Docket ID: USDA–2022–0010, electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions provided on that site to submit comments electronically. Submission of Comments by Mail, Hand Delivery, or Courier. You may submit comments to the Office of Budget and Program Analysis, USDA, Jamie L. Whitten Building, Room 101– A, 1400 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC 20250. USDA strongly encourages commenters to submit comments electronically. Electronic SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\30MRN1.SGM 30MRN1

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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 (1) 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; (2) the 
accuracy of the agency's estimate of burden including the validity of 
the methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, 
utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) 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 April 
29, 2022 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.

Office of the Secretary, White House Liaison Office

    Title: Advisory Committee and Research and Promotion Board 
Membership Background Information.
    OMB Control Number: 0505-0001.
    Summary of Collection: The Department is required under Section 
1804 of the Food and Agriculture Act of 1977 (7 U.S.C. 2281, et seq.) 
to provide information concerning advisory committee members' principal 
place of residence, persons or companies by whom employed, and other 
major sources of income. The Agriculture and Food Act of 1981 (Pub. L. 
97-98) reiterates this requirement. Similar information will be 
required of research and promotion boards/committees/councils in 
addition to the supplemental commodity specific questions. The 
Secretary appoints board members under each program. Some of the 
information contained on form AD-755 is used by the Department to 
conduct background clearances of prospective board members required by 
departmental regulations. The clearance is required for all committee 
members who are appointed by the Secretary. The White House Liaison 
Office (WHLO) will collect information using form AD-755, ``Advisory 
Committee and Research and Promotion Board Membership Background 
Information.''
    Need and Use of the Information: The WHLO will collect information 
on the background of the nominees to make sure there are no delinquent 
loans to the United States Department of Agriculture, (USDA), as well 
as making sure they have no negative record that could be a negative 
reflection to the USDA. The information obtained from the form is used 
in the compilation of an annual report to Congress. Failure of the 
Department to provide this information would require the Secretary to 
terminate the pertinent committee or board.
    Description of Respondents: Individuals or households.
    Number of Respondents: 5,500.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Annually.
    Total Burden Hours: 2,750.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2022-06678 Filed 3-29-22; 8:45 am]
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