Notice of Intent To Seek Approval To Collect Information

CourtAgricultural Research Service, Agriculture Department
Citation86 FR 22625
Publication Date29 Apr 2021
Record Number2021-08937
Federal Register, Volume 86 Issue 81 (Thursday, April 29, 2021)
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                [FR Doc No: 2021-08937]
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                Agricultural Research Service
                Notice of Intent To Seek Approval To Collect Information
                AGENCY: National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research Service,
                ACTION: Notice and request for comments.
                SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and
                Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations, this notice
                announces the National Agricultural Library's (NAL) intent to request
                an extension of currently approved information collection form related
                to the Animal Welfare Information Center's (AWIC) workshop, Meeting the
                Information Requirementsof the Animal Welfare Act. This workshop
                registration form requests the following information from participants:
                contact information, current profession and professional experience,
                affiliation, basic demographic information, and database searching
                experience. Participants include principal investigators, members of
                Institutional Animal Care and Use Committees, animal care technicians,
                facility managers, veterinarians, and administrators of animal use
                DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by June 28, 2021 to be
                assured of consideration.
                ADDRESSES: Address all comments concerning this notice to Jessie Kull,
                Supervisory Technical Information Specialist, USDA, ARS, NAL Animal
                Welfare Information Center, 10301 Baltimore Avenue, Beltsville,
                Maryland 20705-2351. Submit electronic comments to:
                [email protected].
                FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jessie Kull, Supervisory Technical
                Information Specialist. Phone: 301 504 6212 or Fax: 301 504 5181.
                 Title: Animal Welfare Act Workshop Registration.
                 OMB Number: 0518-033
                 Expiration Date: November 30, 2021.
                 Type of Request: To extend currently approved data collection form.
                 Abstract: This Web-based form collects information to register
                respondents in the workshop, Meeting the Information Requirements of
                the Animal Welfare Act. Information collected includes the following:
                preference of workshop date, name, title/position, years of
                professional experience, organization name, highest level of education,
                age, mailing address, phone number, and email address. Five questions
                are asked regarding database searching experience, membership on an
                Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, position as principal
                investigator, and goals for attending the workshop.
                 Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of
                information is estimated to average 5 minutes per response.
                 Respondents: Principal investigators, members of Institutional
                Animal Care and Use Committees, animal care personnel, veterinarians,
                information providers, and administrators of animal use programs.
                 Estimated number of Respondents: 180 per year.
                 Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 15 hours.
                 Comments are invited on (a) whether the proposed 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 the burden of the
                proposed collection of information, including the validity of the
                methodology and the assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality,
                utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways
                to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who
                respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic,
                mechanical, or other technology. Comments should be sent to the address
                in the preamble. All responses to this notice will be summarized and
                included in the request for Office of Management and Budget (OMB)
                approval. All comments will become a matter of public record.
                Simon Y. Liu,
                Acting Administrator, ARS.
                [FR Doc. 2021-08937 Filed 4-28-21; 8:45 am]
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