Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

 
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Federal Register, Volume 83 Issue 231 (Friday, November 30, 2018)

Federal Register Volume 83, Number 231 (Friday, November 30, 2018)

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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office www.gpo.gov

FR Doc No: 2018-26036

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

November 27, 2018.

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 are requested regarding (1) 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; (2) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of burden including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) 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 December 31, 2018 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: email protected 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-

8958.

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.

Food Safety and Inspection Service

Title: Certificate of Medical Examination.

OMB Control Number: 0583-0167.

Summary of Collection: The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has been delegated the authority to exercise the functions of the Secretary as provided in the Federal Meat Inspection Act (FMIA) (21 U.S.C. 601 et seq.), the Poultry Products Inspection Act (PPIA) (21 U.S.C. 451 et seq.), and the Egg products Inspection Act (EPIA) (21 U.S.C. 1031 et seq.). These statutes mandate that FSIS protect the public by ensuring that meat and poultry products are safe, wholesome, unadulterated, and properly labeled and packaged. FSIS will use a form FSIS 4339-1, Certificate of Medical Examination (with report of medical History) to collect information from applicant.

Need and Use of the Information: FSIS will use the information from FSIS 4339-1 form to determine whether an applicant for an FSIS Food Inspector, Consumer Safety Inspector, or Veterinary Medical Officer in-

plant position meets the Office of Personnel Management-approved medical qualification standards for the position. The form will ensure accurate collection of the required data.

Description of Respondents: Individuals or households.

Number of Respondents: 500.

Frequency of Responses: Recordkeeping; Reporting: On occasion.

Total Burden Hours: 750.

Ruth Brown,

Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.

FR Doc. 2018-26036 Filed 11-29-18; 8:45 am

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