Economic Research Service 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Intent To Request Revision and Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Document Number: E9-7715
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-07
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) implementing regulations, this notice announces the Economic Research Service's (ERS) intention to request renewal of approval for an annual information collection on supplemental food security questions in the Current Population Survey (CPS), commencing with the December 2009 survey. These data will be used: to monitor household-level food security and food insecurity in the United States; to assess food security and changes in food security for population subgroups; to assess the need for, and performance of, domestic food assistance programs; to improve the measurement of food security; and to provide information to aid in public policy decisionmaking.