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 potentialpersons 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.Agricultural Research Service
Title:Web Forms for Research Data, Models, Materials, and Publications as well as Studyand Event Registration.
OMB Control Number:0518-0032.
Summary of Collection:OMB Circular 130 Management of Federal Information Resources, establishes that "agencies will use electronic media and formats * * * in order to make government information more easily accessible and useful to the public". In order to provide information and services related to its program responsibilities defined at 7 CFR 2.65, the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) needs to obtain certain basic information from the public. Online forms allow the public to request from ARS research data, models, materials, and publications as well as registration for scientific studies and events.
Need and Use of the Information:ARS will use the information to respond to requests for specific services. The information will be collected electronically. If this collection is not conducted, ARS will be hindered from reducing the burden on its customers by providing them the most timely and efficient way to request services.
Description of Respondents:Individuals or households.
Number of Respondents:15,000.
Frequency of Responses:Reporting: On occasion.
Total Burden Hours:750.