[Federal Register Volume 62, Number 151 (Wednesday, August 6, 1997)] [Notices] [Page 42230] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 97-20655] ======================================================================== Notices Federal Register ________________________________________________________________________ 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. ======================================================================== Federal Register / Vol. 62, No. 151 / Wednesday, August 6, 1997 / Notices [[Page 42230]] ======================================================================= ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request August 1, 1997. 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, Pub. L. 104-13. Comments regarding (a) 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; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of burden including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) 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 should be addressed to: Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Washington, DC 20503 and to Department Clearance Office, USDA, OCIO, Mail Stop 7602, Washington, DC 20250-7602. Comments regarding these information collections are best assured of having their full effect if received within 30 days of this notification. Copies of this submission(s) may be obtained by calling (202) 720-6746. 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.
Foreign Agricultural Service Title: Foreign Donation of Agricultural Commodities. OMB Control Number: 0551-0035. Summary of Collection: Information collected includes program agreements and plans of operation, logistic reports and audit submissions. Need and Use Of The Information: The information is used to develop effective agreements, determine whether the cooperating sponsor has complied with the agreement and to assess the value of the programs. Description Of Respondents: Not-for-profit institutions. Number of Respondents: 33. Frequency Of Responses: Reporting: Semi-annually. Total Burden Hours: 21,417. Farm Service Agency Title: Farm Reconstitutions (7 CFR part 718). OMB Control Number: 0560-0025. Summary Of Collection: Information is required when a producer wishes to increase acreage attributed to the farm from leases or purchases or change farm acreage records as a result of a sale of any part of a farm. Need And Use Of The Information: The information is used to determine whether a farm is being reconstituted primarily for the purpose of increased program benefits, avoiding liquidated damages, avoiding payment reductions or marketing penalties, or for establishing eligibility to transfer allotments or quotas subject to sale or lease. Description Of Respondents: Farms. Number Of Respondents: 359,921. Frequency Of Responses: Reporting: On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 89,980. Farm Service Agency Title: 7 CFR Part 1924-B, Management Advice to Individual Borrowers and Applicants. OMB Control Number: 0560-0154. Summary Of Collection: Information is collected concerning the respondents current financial condition along with farm income and expense information. Need And Use Of The Information: The information is used to protect the government's financial interests by ensuring that the farming operations of direct loan applicants and borrowers are properly assessed for short and long-term financial feasibility. Descriptoin Of Respondents: Farms; Business or other for-profit; Not-for-profit institutions. Number Of Respondents: 77,210. Frequrency Of Responses: Reporting: On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 180,441. Farm Service Agency Title: 7 CFR 1951-S, Farmer Program Account Servicing Policies. Omb Control Number: 0560-0161. Summary Of Collection: Information collected includes requests for loan servicing, appraisal agreements, and responses to notices and acceptance of offers. Need And Use Of The Information: The information is used by agency officials to consider a financially distressed or delinquent borrower's request for loan servicing. Description Of Respondents: Farms; Individuals or households; Business or other for-profit. Number Of Respondents: 10,400. Frequency Of Responses: Reporting: On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 8,588. Donald Hulcher, Departmental Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 97-20655 Filed 8-5-97; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410-01-M