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67593

Notices Federal Register


Vol. 72, No. 229

Thursday, November 29, 2007

This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER displays a currently valid OMB control collection requirement(s) to OMB for
contains documents other than rules or number. review and clearance under the
proposed rules that are applicable to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995,
public. Notices of hearings and investigations, Rural Business-Cooperative Service
Public Law 104–13. Comments
committee meetings, agency decisions and Title: Rural Business Investment regarding (a) Whether the collection of
rulings, delegations of authority, filing of Program, 7 CFR Part 4290. information is necessary for the proper
petitions and applications and agency OMB Control Number: 0570–0051.
statements of organization and functions are performance of the functions of the
Summary of Collection: Section 6029 agency, including whether the
examples of documents appearing in this
of the Farm Security and Rural information will have practical utility;
section.
Investment Act of 2002 (Pub. L. 107– (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate
171) amended the Consolidated Farm of burden including the validity of the
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE and Rural Development Act (U.S.C. methodology and assumptions used; (c)
2009cc) by adding ‘‘Subtitle H—Rural ways to enhance the quality, utility and
Submission for OMB Review; Business Investment Program (RBIP).’’ clarity of the information to be
Comment Request The program is a Developmental collected; (d) ways to minimize the
Venture Capital program for the purpose burden of the collection of information
November 26, 2007. to promote economic development and on those who are to respond, including
The Department of Agriculture has the creation of wealth and job through the use of appropriate
submitted the following information opportunities in rural areas and among automated, electronic, mechanical, or
collection requirement(s) to OMB for individuals living in such areas through other technological collection
review and clearance under the the licensing of Rural Business techniques or other forms of information
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Investment Companies with the mission technology should be addressed to: Desk
Public Law 104–13. Comments of addressing unmet equity investment Officer for Agriculture, Office of
regarding (a) Whether the collection of needs of small enterprises located in Information and Regulatory Affairs,
information is necessary for the proper rural areas. USDA and Small Business Office of Management and Budget
performance of the functions of the Administration signed the Economy Act (OMB),
agency, including whether the Agreement authorizing SBA to provide OIRA_Submission@OMB.EOP.GOV or
information will have practical utility; ‘‘the day to day’’ management and fax (202) 395–5806 and to Departmental
(b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate operation of the RBIP. Clearance Office, USDA, OCIO, Mail
of burden including the validity of the Need and Use of the Information: Stop 7602, Washington, DC 20250–
methodology and assumptions used; (c) USDA will use the information to 7602. Comments regarding these
ways to enhance the quality, utility and determine eligibility for participation in information collections are best assured
clarity of the information to be the RBIP and evaluate whether of having their full effect if received
collected; (d) ways to minimize the applicants have accomplished the within 30 days of this notification.
burden of the collection of information objectives and fulfilled the statutory and Copies of the submission(s) may be
on those who are to respond, including regulatory requirements of the RBIP. obtained by calling (202) 720–8681.
through the use of appropriate Without this collection of information An agency may not conduct or
automated, electronic, mechanical, or would be unable to meet the sponsor a collection of information
other technological collection requirements of the Act and effectively unless the collection of information
techniques or other forms of information administer the RBIP, ensuring safety displays a currently valid OMB control
technology should be addressed to: Desk and soundness. number and the agency informs
Officer for Agriculture, Office of Description of Respondents: Business potential persons who are to respond to
Information and Regulatory Affairs, or other for-profit; not-for-profit the collection of information that such
Office of Management and Budget institutions. persons are not required to respond to
(OMB), OIRA_Submission@OMB. Number of Respondents: 108. the collection of information unless it
EOP.GOV or fax (202) 395–5806 and to Frequency of Responses: Reporting: displays a currently valid OMB control
Departmental Clearance Office, USDA, Quarterly, annually. number.
OCIO, Mail Stop 7602, Washington, DC Total Burden Hours: 6,689.
20250–7602. Comments regarding these Agricultural Marketing Service
Charlene Parker,
information collections are best assured Title: Organic Handler Market
of having their full effect if received Departmental Information Collection
Clearance Officer. Promotion Assessment Exemption.
within 30 days of this notification. OMB Control Number: 0581–0216.
Copies of the submission(s) may be [FR Doc. E7–23154 Filed 11–28–07; 8:45 am] Summary of Collection: Industries
obtained by calling (202) 720–8681. BILLING CODE 3410–XT–P enter into a marketing order program
An agency may not conduct or under the Agricultural Marketing
sponsor a collection of information Agreement Act (AMAA) of 1937, as
unless the collection of information DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE amended by U.S.C. 601–674. Marketing
displays a currently valid OMB control Order programs provide an opportunity
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Submission for OMB Review;


number and the agency informs Comment Request for producers of fresh fruit, vegetables,
potential persons who are to respond to and specialty crops, in specified
the collection of information that such November 26, 2007. production areas, to work together to
persons are not required to respond to The Department of Agriculture has solve marketing problems that cannot be
the collection of information unless it submitted the following information solved individually. In 2002, section

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67594 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 229 / Thursday, November 29, 2007 / Notices

501 of the Fair Act was amended (7 OMB Control Number: 0581–0235. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms.
U.S.C. 7401) to exempt any person that Summary of Collection: The purposes Joanne Garrett, Director, Operational
produces and markets solely 100 of the Farmers Market Promotion Support Staff, WS, APHIS, 4700 River
percent organic products, and that does Program (FMPP) are to increase Road, Unit 87, Riverdale, MD 20737–
not produce any conventional or non- domestic consumption of agricultural 1234; (301) 734–7921.
organic products, from paying commodities by improving and SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The
assessments under a commodity expanding, assisting in the purpose of the National Wildlife
promotion law with respect to any improvement and expansion, and to Services Advisory Committee
agricultural commodity that is produced develop or aid in the development of (Committee) is to advise the Secretary of
on a certified organic farm as defined in new domestic farmers’ markets, Agriculture on policies, program issues,
section 2103 of the Organic Foods roadside stands, community-supported and research needed to conduct the
Production Act of 1990. agriculture programs, and other direct Wildlife Services program. The
Need and Use of the Information: The producer-to-consumer infrastructure. Committee also serves as a public forum
information collected on form FV–649, The Farmer-to-Consumer Marketing Act enabling those affected by the Wildlife
is necessary to assist the applicants in of 1976 (Act) directs USDA to encourage Services program to have a voice in the
making their certifications and the the direct marketing of agricultural program’s policies.
committees or boards to determine an commodities from farmers to
applicant’s eligibility, to properly consumers, and to promote the Done in Washington, DC, this 21st day of
administer the assessment exemption November 2007.
development and expansion of direct
and to verify compliance. marketing of agricultural commodities Boyd K. Rutherford,
Description of Respondents: Business from farmers to consumers. The recently Assistant Secretary for Administration.
or other for-profit; farms. authorized Farmer’s Market Promotion [FR Doc. E7–23198 Filed 11–28–07; 8:45 am]
Number of Respondents: 103. Program (FMPP) (7 U.S.C. 3005), section BILLING CODE 3410–34–P
Frequency of Responses: 6 of 7 U.S.C. 3004 directs the Secretary
Recordkeeping; reporting: On occasion; of Agriculture to ‘‘carry out a program
annually. to make grants to eligible entities for DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Total Burden Hours: 52.
projects to establish, expand, and
Agricultural Marketing Service promote farmers’ markets.’’ Forest Service
Title: Lamb Promotion, Research, and Need and Use of the Information: The Roosevelt/Duchesne and Flaming
Information Program: Referendum Agricultural Marketing Service will Gorge Ranger Districts Travel
Procedures. review grant application information to Management Plan, Ashley National
OMB Control Number: 0581–0227. determine eligibility of applicants for Forest; Duchesne, Daggett, and
Summary of Collection: The participation in FMPP, evaluate goals, Summit Counties, UT and Sweetwater
Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) objectives, work-plans, expected results County, WY; Correction
has the responsibility for the national and budget for the project.
commodity research and promotion Description of Respondents: State, AGENCY: Forest Service, USDA.
programs. The authority for the Lamb Local or Tribal Government. ACTION: Notice; correction.
Promotion, Research, and Information Number of Respondents: 400.
Order is established under the Frequency of Responses: SUMMARY: The Forest Service published
Commodity Promotion, Research, and Recordkeeping; Reporting: One time. a document the Federal Register of
Total Burden Hours: 3,944. November 9, 2007, concerning request
Information Act of 1996 (Act) (7 U.S.C.
7411 et seq.). This Act establishes Charlene Parker, for comments on the proposed action for
procedures to conduct a referendum Departmental Information Collection the Roosevelt/Duchesne and Flaming
among persons subject to assessments Clearance Officer. Gorge Ranger Districts Travel
who, during a representative period [FR Doc. E7–23157 Filed 11–28–07; 8:45 am] Management Plan. The document
announced by the Secretary of BILLING CODE 3410–02–P
identified a 45-day comment period
Agriculture, have engaged in the from the date of publication. The
production, feeding, handling, or closing date corresponds with December
slaughter of lamb or the exportation of DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE 24, 2007. In order to avoid the scoping
lamb or lamb products. comment period closing during the
Need and Use of the Information: The Animal and Plant Health Inspection holidays, we are extending the comment
referendum, using form LS–86, is to Service period to 60 days from the date of the
determine whether the persons subject [Docket No. APHIS–2007–0071] original publication, which corresponds
to assessments favor the continuation, with January 8, 2008.
suspension, or termination of the Order. National Wildlife Services Advisory FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kris
Provision is made for voting in-person, Committee; Notice of Intent To Rutledge, 435–781–5196. In the Federal
facsimile or by mail at Farm Service Reestablish Register of November 9, 2007, in FR
Agency county offices only during the Doc. 72–217, on page 63548, in the first
period of the referendum. AGENCY: Animal and Plant Health
and second column correct the DATES
Description of Respondents: Farms; Inspection Service, USDA.
caption to read:
business or other for-profit. ACTION: Notice of intent.
Number of Respondents: 69,761. DATES: The comment period on the
Frequency of Responses: Reporting: SUMMARY: We are giving notice that the proposed action will extend 60 days
Secretary of Agriculture intends to from the date of the Notice of Intent is
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On occasion.
Total Burden Hours: 2,093. reestablish the National Wildlife published in the Federal Register. The
Services Advisory Committee for a 2- draft environmental impact statement is
Agricultural Marketing Service year period. The Secretary has expected July 2008 and the final
Title: Farmers Market Promotion determined that the Committee is environmental impact statement is
Program (FMPP). necessary and in the public interest. expected November 2008.

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