[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 58 (Tuesday, March 26, 2013)]
[Page 18307]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-06934]



Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

March 20, 2013.
    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 
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.
    Comments regarding this information collection received by April 
25, 2013 will be considered. Written comments should be addressed to: 
Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory 
Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), New Executive Office 
Building, 725-17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20502. Commenters are 
encouraged to submit their comments to OMB via email to: OIRA_Submission@OMB.EOP.GOV or fax (202) 395-5806 and to Departmental 
Clearance Office, USDA, OCIO, Mail Stop 7602, Washington, DC 20250-
7602. Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by calling (202) 720-
    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: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Student 
Outreach Program.
    OMB Control Number: 0579-0362.
    Summary of Collection: APHIS Student Outreach Program to help 
students learn about careers in animal science, veterinary medicine, 
and plant pathology. The objective(s) of the APHIS Student Outreach 
Program is to: (1) Provide students an opportunity to live on a 
university campus while learning about APHIS programs; (2) identify and 
recruit students who are interested in agricultural science; (3) 
provide demonstrations in APHIS programs including veterinary medicine, 
animal science, plant pathology; and (4) increase awareness of career 
opportunities within APHIS. The Application and brochure is provided to 
the applicant via of the APHIS and University Web site.
    Need and Use of the Information: APHIS will collect information 
annually to be used to select the participants for the APHIS Student 
Outreach Program. The application provides the information needed to 
assess the students true interest in agriculture; provide references 
from others who are familiar with the students interest and character; 
and provides verification of the student age and enrollment in school. 
The information collected from the applications will help APHIS to rate 
and rank the applicants.
    Description of Respondents: Individuals or households.
    Number of Respondents: 1,100.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Annually.
    Total Burden Hours: 6,200.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-06934 Filed 3-25-13; 8:45 am]