Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request, 5201-5202 [05-1812]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 20 / Tuesday, February 1, 2005 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency Notice of Adjustment of Statewide Per Capita Threshold for Recommending a Cost Share Adjustment Federal Emergency Management Agency, Emergency Preparedness and Response Directorate, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: FEMA gives notice that we are increasing the statewide per capita threshold for recommending cost share adjustments for disasters declared on or after January 1, 2005, through December 31, 2005. DATES: Effective Date: February 1, 2005. Applicability Date: This notice applies to major disasters declared on or after January 1, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Magda Ruiz, Recovery Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–2705. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to 44 CFR 206.47, FEMA annually adjusts the statewide per capita threshold that is used to recommend an increase of the Federal cost share from seventy-five percent (75%) to not more than ninety percent (90%) of the eligible cost of permanent work under section 406 and emergency work under section 403 and section 407 of the Stafford Act. The adjustment to the threshold is based on the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers published annually by the U.S. Department of Labor. For disasters declared on January 1, 2005, through December 31, 2005, the qualifying threshold is $110 of State population. We base the adjustment on an increase in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers of 3.3 percent for the 12-month period ended in December 2004. The Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor released the information on January 19, 2005. (The following Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers (CFDA) are to be used for reporting and drawing funds: 97.030, Community Disaster Loans; 97.031, Cora Brown Fund Program; 97.032, Crisis Counseling; 97.033, Disaster Legal Services Program; 97.034, Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA); 97.046, Fire Management Assistance; 97.048, Individual and Household Housing; 97.049, Individual and Household Disaster Housing Operations; 97.050, Individual and Household Program— Other Needs, 97.036, Public Assistance VerDate jul<14>2003 15:06 Jan 31, 2005 Jkt 205001 Grants; 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.) Michael D. Brown, Under Secretary, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 05–1779 Filed 1–31–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–10–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review; Request for the Return of Original Document(s), Form G–884. ACTION: The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has submitted the following information collection request for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for sixty days until April 4, 2005. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the collection of information should address one or more of the following four points: (1) Evaluate 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) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) 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, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Overview of this information collection: (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of a currently approved collection. PO 00000 Frm 00073 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 5201 (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Request for the Return of Original Document(s). (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form G–884. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. The information provided will be used by the USCIS to determine whether a person is eligible to obtain original document(s) contained in an alien file. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 2,500 responses at 15 minutes (0.25) per response. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 625 annual burden hours. If you have additional comments, suggestions, or need a copy of the information collection instrument, please contact Richard A. Sloan, Director, Regulatory Management Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20529; 202–272–8377. Dated: January 27, 2005. Richard A. Sloan, Director, Regulatory Management Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. [FR Doc. 05–1811 Filed 1–31–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–10–M DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Medical Certification for Disability Exceptions, Form N–648. ACTION: The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has submitted the following information collection request for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are E:\FR\FM\01FEN1.SGM 01FEN1 5202 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 20 / Tuesday, February 1, 2005 / Notices encouraged and will be accepted for sixty days until April 4, 2005. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the collection of information should address one or more of the following four points: (1) Evaluate 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) Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies estimate of the burden of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) 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, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Overview of this information collection: (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of currently approved collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Medical Certification for Disability Exceptions. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form N–648. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. The USCIS uses the Form N–648 to substantiate a claim for an exception to the requirements of section 312(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act. This certification is needed to support an applicant’s claim of an exception to this naturalization requirement. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 20,000 responses at 2 per hour response. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 40,000 annual burden hours. If you have additional comments, or need a copy of the information VerDate jul<14>2003 15:06 Jan 31, 2005 Jkt 205001 collection instrument, please contact Richard A. Sloan, Director, Regulatory Management Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20529; 202–272–8377. Dated: January 27, 2005. Richard A. Sloan, Director, Regulatory Management Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. [FR Doc. 05–1812 Filed 1–31–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–10–M DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–4971–N–03] Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; Technical Suitability of Products Program Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The proposed information collection requirement described below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. HUD is requesting continued approval to require an application for acceptance of products for use in structures approved for mortgages or loans insured under the National Housing Act. Under the established Technical Suitability of Products (TSP) program, manufacturers (sponsors) of nonstandard housingrelated materials, products, or structural housing systems must apply to HUD for a determination of technical acceptance. The two major categories of acceptance are: (1) Structural building systems, subsystems, and components; and (2) structural and nonstructural materials and products. DATES: Comments Due Date: March 3, 2005. Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB approval Number (2502–0313) and should be sent to: HUD Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503; fax: (202) 395–6974. ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00074 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Wayne Eddins, Reports Management Officer, AYO, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410; email Wayne_Eddins@HUD.gov; or Lillian Deitzer at Lillian_L_Deitzer@HUD.gov or telephone (202) 708–2374. This is not a toll-free number. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Mr. Eddins or Ms Deitzer and at HUD’s Web site at http:// www5.hud.gov:63001/po/i/icbts/ collectionsearch.cfm. This notice informs the public that the Department of Housing and Urban Development has submitted to OMB a request for approval of the information collection described below. This notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affecting agencies concerning the proposed collection of information to: (1) Evaluate 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; (2) evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond; including through the use of appropriate automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. This notice also lists the following information: Title of Proposal: Technical Suitability of Products Program. OMB Approval Number: 2502–0313. Description of the Need for the Information and its Proposed Use: Under the established Technical Suitability of Products (TSP) program, manufacturers (sponsors) of nonstandard housing-related materials, products, or structural housing systems must apply to HUD for a determination of technical acceptance. The two major categories of acceptance are: (1) Structural building systems, subsystems, and components; and (2) structural and nonstructural materials and products. Frequency of Submission: On occasion. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\01FEN1.SGM 01FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 20 (Tuesday, February 1, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 5201-5202]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-1812]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services


Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of a 
Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request

ACTION: 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Medical 
Certification for Disability Exceptions, Form N-648.

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    The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and 
Immigration Services (USCIS) has submitted the following information 
collection request for review and clearance in accordance with the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection is 
published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. 
Comments are

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encouraged and will be accepted for sixty days until April 4, 2005.
    Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected 
agencies concerning the collection of information should address one or 
more of the following four points:
    (1) Evaluate 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) Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies estimate of the burden of 
the collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used;
    (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to 
be collected; and
    (4) 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, e.g., permitting electronic 
submission of responses.
    Overview of this information collection:
    (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of currently approved 
collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Medical Certification for 
Disability Exceptions.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form N-648. 
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. The USCIS 
uses the Form N-648 to substantiate a claim for an exception to the 
requirements of section 312(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act. 
This certification is needed to support an applicant's claim of an 
exception to this naturalization requirement.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 20,000 
responses at 2 per hour response.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 40,000 annual burden hours.
    If you have additional comments, or need a copy of the information 
collection instrument, please contact Richard A. Sloan, Director, 
Regulatory Management Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration 
Services, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20529; 202-272-
8377.

    Dated: January 27, 2005.
Richard A. Sloan,
Director, Regulatory Management Division, U.S. Citizenship and 
Immigration Services.
[FR Doc. 05-1812 Filed 1-31-05; 8:45 am]
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