[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 163 (Thursday, August 22, 2013)]
[Page 52127]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-20432]

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Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

August 16, 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 
September 23, 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.

Farm Service Agency

    Title: Commodity Offer Forms (Previously noted in the 60-day 
Federal Register as Web-based Supply and Chain Management System Offer 
    OMB Control Number: 0560-0177.
    Summary of Collection: The Food for Peach Act specifically (Pub. L. 
480 Title II), Section 416(b) of the Agricultural Act of 1949; Food for 
Progress Act of 1985; 2002 and 2008 Farm Bills authorizing the 
McGovern-Dole International Food for Education Program; and Commodity 
Credit Corporation (CCC) Charter Act, all as amended, authorize the 
International Procurement Division to procure, sell, and transport, as 
well as sample, inspect and survey, agricultural commodities at both 
domestic and foreign locations for use in international food aid 
program. Commodity vendors under contract are required to submit 
Advance Shipping Notifications so that receivers of these commodities 
within the U.S. can arrange for their timely lifting for transport 
overseas via ocean-going vessels. The Farm Service Agency (FSA) will 
collect information using some forms.
    Need and Use of the Information: The information collected will 
enable Kansas City Commodity Office (KCCO) to evaluate offers 
impartially, purchase or sell commodities, and obtain services to meet 
domestic and export program needs. Without the information CCC could 
not perform the tasks required to meet the international and domestic 
food aid program requirements.
    Description of Respondents: Business or other for-profit; not for-
profit institutions.
    Number of Respondents: 76.
    Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; reporting: On occasion; 
quarterly; weekly; semi-annually; monthly; annually.
    Total Burden Hours: 237.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-20432 Filed 8-21-13; 8:45 am]