Grants Related Information Collections Under OMB Review, 6049-6050 [05-2103]

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DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before March 7, 2005. Late comments will be considered to the extent practicable. Dated: January 27, 2005. John H. Flack, Acting Branch Chief, ACRS/ACNW. [FR Doc. 05–2135 Filed 2–3–05; 8:45 am] Due to potential delays in OMB’s receipt and processing of mail sent through the U.S. Postal Service, we encourage respondents to submit comments electronically to ensure timely receipt. We cannot guarantee that comments mailed will be received before the comment closing date. Electronic mail comments may be submitted to: ahunt@omb.eop.gov. Please include ‘‘Grant Forms’’ in the subject line and place the full body of your comments in the text of the electronic message (and as an attachment if you wish). Please include your name, title, organization, postal address, telephone number, and E-mail address in the text of the message. Comments may also be submitted via Facsimile to 202–395–7285. Comments may be mailed to Alexander Hunt, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10236, New Executive Office Building, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elizabeth Phillips, Office of Federal Financial Management, Office of Management and Budget, (202) 395– 3993. The standard forms can be downloaded from the OMB Grants Management home page (http:// www.whitehouse.gov/omb/grants) by selecting the ‘‘Forms’’ option. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: BILLING CODE 7590–01–P OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET Grants Related Information Collections Under OMB Review Office of Management and Budget. ACTION: Notice of submission for OMB review, comment request. NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION VerDate jul<14>2003 comments should notify the Designated Federal Official, Mr. Michael P. Lee (Telephone: (301) 415–6887) between 7:30 a.m. and 4:15 p.m. (e.t.) five days prior to the meeting, if possible, so that appropriate arrangements can be made. Electronic recordings will be permitted only during those portions of the meeting that are open to the public. Further information regarding this meeting can be obtained by contacting the Designated Federal Official between 7:30 a.m. and 4:15 p.m. (e.t.). Persons planning to attend this meeting are urged to contact the above named individual at least two working days prior to the meeting to be advised of any potential changes in the agenda. AGENCY: BILLING CODE 7590–01–P Jkt 205001 6049 SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980, as amended (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that eight information collection renewal requests were submitted to the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) for processing under 5 CFR 1320.10. The first notice of these information collection renewals was published in the Federal Register, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, on October 29, 2004 [69 FR 63186], and invited the general public and Federal agencies to comment on the renewal without change of eight (8) standard forms: the SF–269, Financial Status Report (long form); SF–269A, Financial Status Report (short form); SF–272, Federal Cash Transactions Report; SF–272A, Federal Cash Transactions Report (continuation); SF– 424A, Budget Information— Nonconstruction Programs; SF–424B, Assurances—Non-construction Programs; SF–424C, Budget Information—Construction Programs; and SF–424D, Assurances— Construction Programs. These forms are currently required by OMB Circular A– 102, ‘‘Grants and Cooperative PO 00000 Frm 00087 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ADDRESSES: A. Background OMB Control No.: 0348–0039. Title: Financial Status Report (Long Form). Form No.: SF–269. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents: States, Local Governments, non-profit organizations. Number of Responses: 100,000. Estimated Time Per Response: 60 minutes. E:\FR\FM\04FEN1.SGM 04FEN1 6050 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 23 / Friday, February 4, 2005 / Notices Needs and Uses: The SF–269 is used to report on outlays, including use of any earned program income and matching funds contributed by the grantee. The Federal awarding agencies and OMB use information reported on this form for general management of Federal assistance program awards. OMB Control No.: 0348–0038. Title: Financial Status Report (Short Form). Form No.: SF–269A. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents: States, Local Governments, non-profit organizations. Number of Responses: 50,000. Estimated Time Per Response: 40 minutes. Needs and Uses: The SF–269A is used to report on outlays, including use of any earned program income and matching funds contributed by the grantee. The Federal awarding agencies and OMB use information reported on this form for general management of Federal assistance program awards. OMB Control No.: 0348–0003. Title: Federal Cash Transactions Report. Form No.: SF–272. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents: States, Local Governments, non-profit organizations. Number of Responses: 50,000. Estimated Time Per Response: 40 minutes. Needs and Uses: The SF–272 is used to report on cash received. The Federal awarding agencies and OMB use information reported on this form for general management of Federal assistance program awards. OMB Control No.: 0348–0003. Title: Federal Cash Transactions Report (continuation). Form No.: SF–272A. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents: States, Local Governments, non-profit organizations. Number of Responses: 25,000. Estimated Time Per Response: 40 minutes. Needs and Uses: The SF–272A is used to report on cash received. The Federal awarding agencies and OMB use information reported on this form for general management of Federal assistance program awards. OMB Control No.: 0348–0044. Title: Budget Information—NonConstruction. Form No.: SF–424A. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents: States, Local Governments, non-profit organizations. VerDate jul<14>2003 18:52 Feb 03, 2005 Jkt 205001 Number of Responses: 100,000. Estimated Time Per Response: 60 minutes. Needs and Uses: The SF–424A is used to provide budget information when applying for non-construction Federal grants. The Federal awarding agencies use information reported on this form for the award and general management of Federal assistance program awards. OMB Control No.: 0348–0040. Title: Assurances—Non-construction Programs. Form No.: SF–424B. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents: States, Local Governments, non-profit organizations. Number of Responses: 100,000. Estimated Time Per Response: 10 minutes. Needs and Uses: The SF–424B is used to provide information on required assurances when applying for nonconstruction Federal grants. The Federal awarding agencies use information reported on this form for the award and general management of Federal assistance program awards. OMB Control No.: 0348–0041. Title: Budget Information— Construction Programs. Form No.: SF–424C. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents: States, Local Governments, non-profit organizations. Number of Responses: 40,000. Estimated Time Per Response: 60 minutes. Needs and Uses: The SF–424C is used to provide budget information when applying for Federal construction grants. The Federal awarding agencies use information reported on this form for the award and general management of Federal assistance program awards. OMB Control No.: 0348–0042. Title: Assurances—Construction Programs. Form No.: SF–424D. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents: States, Local Governments, non-profit organizations. Number of Responses: 40,000. Estimated Time Per Response: 10 minutes. Needs and Uses: The SF–424D is used to provide information on required assurances when applying for Federal construction grants. The Federal awarding agencies use information reported on this form for the award and general management of Federal assistance program awards. B. Public Comments and Responses Pursuant to the October 29, 2004, Federal Register notice, OMB received PO 00000 Frm 00088 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 two comment letters relating to the proposed information collection renewals. One commentor noted the ‘‘Needs and Uses’’ statements for the SF–269 and SF–269A was incorrect. We agree, and have corrected those statements in this notice. The other comment from a State government agency related exclusively to the SF– 424 form not being posted in a ‘‘fillenabled and electronically saveable’’ format. We encourage use of the electronic application process under Grants.gov (http://www.grants.gov) where the SF–424 is fill-enabled and electronically saveable. The form posted on OMB’s website is available in readonly ‘‘pdf’’ format. David Zavada, Chief, Financial Standards and Grants Branch. [FR Doc. 05–2103 Filed 2–3–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3110–01–P OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET Grants Related Information Collection Under OMB Review Office of Management and Budget. ACTION: Notice of submission for OMB review, comment request. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980, as amended (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that an information collection extension request was submitted to the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) for processing under 5 CFR 1320.10. The first notice of this information collection extension was published in the Federal Register as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, on October 29, 2004 [69 FR 63186] and invitee the general public and Federal agencies to comment on the extension without change of standard form, SF–424, Application for Federal Assistance. This form is currently required by OMB Circular A–102, ‘‘Grants and Cooperative Agreements with State and Local Governments,’’ and Title 2 Code of Federal Regulations Part 215 (OMB Circular A–110, ‘‘Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Agreements with Institutions of Higher Education, Hospitals, and Other Non-Profit Organizations.’’ The form will continue to be used while the EGOV Grants.gov interagency team completes their analysis of public comments received in response to an April 8, 2003, Federal Register notice E:\FR\FM\04FEN1.SGM 04FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 23 (Friday, February 4, 2005)]
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OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET


Grants Related Information Collections Under OMB Review

AGENCY: Office of Management and Budget.

ACTION: Notice of submission for OMB review, comment request.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980, as 
amended (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that eight 
information collection renewal requests were submitted to the Office of 
Management and Budget's (OMB) Office of Information and Regulatory 
Affairs (OIRA) for processing under 5 CFR 1320.10. The first notice of 
these information collection renewals was published in the Federal 
Register, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, on October 29, 
2004 [69 FR 63186], and invited the general public and Federal agencies 
to comment on the renewal without change of eight (8) standard forms: 
the SF-269, Financial Status Report (long form); SF-269A, Financial 
Status Report (short form); SF-272, Federal Cash Transactions Report; 
SF-272A, Federal Cash Transactions Report (continuation); SF-424A, 
Budget Information--Nonconstruction Programs; SF-424B, Assurances--Non-
construction Programs; SF-424C, Budget Information--Construction 
Programs; and SF-424D, Assurances--Construction Programs. These forms 
are currently required by OMB Circular A-102, ``Grants and Cooperative 
Agreements with State and Local Governments,'' and Title 2 Code of 
Federal Regulations Part 215 (OMB Circular A-110, ``Uniform 
Administrative Requirements for Grants and Agreements with Institutions 
of Higher Education, Hospitals, and Other Non-Profit Organizations.'' 
These eight forms will continue to be used while interagency teams 
working under two streamlining initiatives (the Grants.gov E-Gov effort 
and the P.L.106-107 implementation work groups) complete the final 
consolidated data standards.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before March 7, 2005. Late 
comments will be considered to the extent practicable.

ADDRESSES: Due to potential delays in OMB's receipt and processing of 
mail sent through the U.S. Postal Service, we encourage respondents to 
submit comments electronically to ensure timely receipt. We cannot 
guarantee that comments mailed will be received before the comment 
closing date. Electronic mail comments may be submitted to: 
ahunt@omb.eop.gov. Please include ``Grant Forms'' in the subject line 
and place the full body of your comments in the text of the electronic 
message (and as an attachment if you wish). Please include your name, 
title, organization, postal address, telephone number, and E-mail 
address in the text of the message. Comments may also be submitted via 
Facsimile to 202-395-7285. Comments may be mailed to Alexander Hunt, 
Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and 
Budget, Room 10236, New Executive Office Building, 725 17th Street, 
NW., Washington, DC 20503.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elizabeth Phillips, Office of Federal 
Financial Management, Office of Management and Budget, (202) 395-3993. 
The standard forms can be downloaded from the OMB Grants Management 
home page (http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/grants) by selecting the 
``Forms'' option.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

A. Background

    OMB Control No.: 0348-0039.
    Title: Financial Status Report (Long Form).
    Form No.: SF-269.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Respondents: States, Local Governments, non-profit organizations.
    Number of Responses: 100,000.
    Estimated Time Per Response: 60 minutes.

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    Needs and Uses: The SF-269 is used to report on outlays, including 
use of any earned program income and matching funds contributed by the 
grantee. The Federal awarding agencies and OMB use information reported 
on this form for general management of Federal assistance program 
awards.

    OMB Control No.: 0348-0038.
    Title: Financial Status Report (Short Form).
    Form No.: SF-269A.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Respondents: States, Local Governments, non-profit organizations.
    Number of Responses: 50,000.
    Estimated Time Per Response: 40 minutes.
    Needs and Uses: The SF-269A is used to report on outlays, including 
use of any earned program income and matching funds contributed by the 
grantee. The Federal awarding agencies and OMB use information reported 
on this form for general management of Federal assistance program 
awards.

    OMB Control No.: 0348-0003.
    Title: Federal Cash Transactions Report.
    Form No.: SF-272.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Respondents: States, Local Governments, non-profit organizations.
    Number of Responses: 50,000.
    Estimated Time Per Response: 40 minutes.
    Needs and Uses: The SF-272 is used to report on cash received. The 
Federal awarding agencies and OMB use information reported on this form 
for general management of Federal assistance program awards.

    OMB Control No.: 0348-0003.
    Title: Federal Cash Transactions Report (continuation).
    Form No.: SF-272A.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Respondents: States, Local Governments, non-profit organizations.
    Number of Responses: 25,000.
    Estimated Time Per Response: 40 minutes.
    Needs and Uses: The SF-272A is used to report on cash received. The 
Federal awarding agencies and OMB use information reported on this form 
for general management of Federal assistance program awards.

    OMB Control No.: 0348-0044.
    Title: Budget Information--Non-Construction.
    Form No.: SF-424A.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Respondents: States, Local Governments, non-profit organizations.
    Number of Responses: 100,000.
    Estimated Time Per Response: 60 minutes.
    Needs and Uses: The SF-424A is used to provide budget information 
when applying for non-construction Federal grants. The Federal awarding 
agencies use information reported on this form for the award and 
general management of Federal assistance program awards.

    OMB Control No.: 0348-0040.
    Title: Assurances--Non-construction Programs.
    Form No.: SF-424B.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Respondents: States, Local Governments, non-profit organizations.
    Number of Responses: 100,000.
    Estimated Time Per Response: 10 minutes.
    Needs and Uses: The SF-424B is used to provide information on 
required assurances when applying for non-construction Federal grants. 
The Federal awarding agencies use information reported on this form for 
the award and general management of Federal assistance program awards.

    OMB Control No.: 0348-0041.
    Title: Budget Information--Construction Programs.
    Form No.: SF-424C.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Respondents: States, Local Governments, non-profit organizations.
    Number of Responses: 40,000.
    Estimated Time Per Response: 60 minutes.
    Needs and Uses: The SF-424C is used to provide budget information 
when applying for Federal construction grants. The Federal awarding 
agencies use information reported on this form for the award and 
general management of Federal assistance program awards.

    OMB Control No.: 0348-0042.
    Title: Assurances--Construction Programs.
    Form No.: SF-424D.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Respondents: States, Local Governments, non-profit organizations.
    Number of Responses: 40,000.
    Estimated Time Per Response: 10 minutes.
    Needs and Uses: The SF-424D is used to provide information on 
required assurances when applying for Federal construction grants. The 
Federal awarding agencies use information reported on this form for the 
award and general management of Federal assistance program awards.

B. Public Comments and Responses

    Pursuant to the October 29, 2004, Federal Register notice, OMB 
received two comment letters relating to the proposed information 
collection renewals. One commentor noted the ``Needs and Uses'' 
statements for the SF-269 and SF-269A was incorrect. We agree, and have 
corrected those statements in this notice. The other comment from a 
State government agency related exclusively to the SF-424 form not 
being posted in a ``fill-enabled and electronically saveable'' format. 
We encourage use of the electronic application process under Grants.gov 
(http://www.grants.gov) where the SF-424 is fill-enabled and 
electronically saveable. The form posted on OMB's website is available 
in read-only ``pdf'' format.

David Zavada,
Chief, Financial Standards and Grants Branch.
[FR Doc. 05-2103 Filed 2-3-05; 8:45 am]
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