Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request, 14707-14708 [05-5676]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 55 / Wednesday, March 23, 2005 / Notices Dated: March 17, 2005. Richard A. Sloan, Director, Regulatory Management Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. [FR Doc. 05–5674 Filed 3–22–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–10–M DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Citizenship and Immigration Services Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection; Comment Request 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status and Supplement A to Form I–485. 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 May 23, 2005. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed 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. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Application to Register Permanent VerDate jul<14>2003 16:27 Mar 22, 2005 Jkt 205001 Residence or Adjust Status and Supplement A to Form I–485. (3) Agency Form Number, if Any, and the Applicable Component of the Department of Homeland Security Sponsoring the Collection: Form I–485 and I–485 Supplement A. 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. This form allows an applicant to determine whether he or she must file under section 245 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, and it allows the USCIS to collect information needed for reports to be made to different government committees. (5) An Estimate of the Total Number of Respondents and the Amount of Time Estimated for an Average Respondent to Respond: I–485 Adult respondents are 160,000 at 5.25 hours per response; I– 485 Children respondents are 112,000 at 4.5 hours per response; and I–485 Supplement A respondents are 50,000 at 13 minutes (.216 hours) per response. (6) An Estimate of the Total Public Burden (in Hours) Associated With the Collection: Form I–485 annual burden hours are 1,316,000 and Form I–485 Supplement A annual burden hours are 10,800. If you have 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: March 17, 2005. Richard A. Sloan, Director, Regulatory Management Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. [FR Doc. 05–5675 Filed 3–22–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–10–M DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY 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: Special Immigrant Visas for Fourth Preference Employment-Based Broadcasters, File No. OMB–25. ACTION: The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has submitted the following information PO 00000 Frm 00073 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 14707 collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 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 May 23, 2005. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. 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 information collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Special Immigrant Visas for Fourth Preference Employment-Based Broadcasters. (3) Agency Form Number, if Any, and the Applicable Component of the Department of Homeland Security Sponsoring the Collection: No Agency Form Number (File No. OMB–25); 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 collected via the submitted supplemental documentation (as contained in 8 CFR 204.13(d)) will be used by the USCIS to determine eligibility for the requested classification as fourth preference employment-based immigrant broadcasters. (5) An Estimate of the Total Number of Respondents and the Amount of Time Estimated for an Average Respondent to Respond: 100 responses at 2 hours per response. E:\FR\FM\23MRN1.SGM 23MRN1 14708 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 55 / Wednesday, March 23, 2005 / Notices (6) An Estimate of the Total Public Burden (in Hours) Associated With the Collection: 200 annual burden hours. If you have 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: March 17, 2005. Richard A. Sloan, Director, Regulatory Management Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. [FR Doc. 05–5676 Filed 3–22–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–10–M DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–4972–N–04] Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request, HUDAdministered Small Cities Program Performance Assessment Report Office of the Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The proposed information collection requirement described below will be 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. DATES: Comments Due Date: May 23, 2005. Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB Control Number and should be sent to: Shelia Jones, Reports Liaison Officer, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 7232, Washington, DC, 20410. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Steve Rhodeside at (202) 708–1322, Extension 7375 (this is not a toll free number) for copies of the proposed forms and other available documents: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department is submitting the proposed information collection to OMB for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended). This Notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affecting agencies concerning the proposed collection of information to: ADDRESSES: VerDate jul<14>2003 19:44 Mar 22, 2005 Jkt 205001 (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: HUD-Administered Small Cities Program Performance Assessment Report. OMB Control Number, if applicable: 2506–0020. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: The information collected from grant recipients participating in the stateadministered CDBG program provides HUD with financial and physical development status of each activity funded. These reports are used to determine grant recipient performance. Agency form numbers, if applicable: The Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended, requires grant recipients that receive CDBG funding to submit a Performance Assessment Report (PAR), Form 4052, on an annual basis to report on program progress; and such records as may be necessary to facilitate review and aduit by HUD of the state’s administration of CDBG funds (Section 104 (e)(2)). Members of affected public: Grant recipients participating in the Stateadministered CDBG program. Estimation of the total numbers of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents, frequency of response, and hours of response: The estimated number of respondents is 300. The proposed frequency of the response to the collection of information is annual. Annual recordkeeping is estimated at 1,800 hours for approximately 300 grant recipients. Status of the proposed information collection: Revision of a currently approved collection, with minor changes, and a request for OMB renewal for three years. The current OMB approval will expire in May 2005. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. PO 00000 Frm 00074 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: March 16, 2005. ´ Nelson R. Bregon, General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development. [FR Doc. 05–5645 Filed 3–22–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–29–M DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–4912–N–11] Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Development of Stillwater Business Park, City of Redding, CA Office of the Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: HUD gives notice to the public, agencies, and Indian tribes that the City of Redding, CA, has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS)/ Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Stillwater Business Park project located in Redding, CA. The City of Redding, CA has prepared the Draft EIS/EIR under its authority as the responsible entity for compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) in accordance with 42 U.S.C. 3547(c) and HUD regulations at 24 CFR 58.4 and under its authority as lead agency in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). The draft EIS/EIS is a joint NEPA and CEQA document. The EIR will satisfy requirements of the CEQA (Public Resources Code 21000 et seq.) and State CEQ Guidelines (14 California Code of Regulations 15000 et seq.) that require that all state and local government agencies consider the environmental consequences of projects over which they have discretionary authority before acting on those projects. Because HUD Economic Development Initiative (EDI) special project funds would be used, the proposed action is also subject to NEPA. EPA, State and Tribal Assistance Grants (STAG) will also fund water and wastewater related infrastructure. EPA is acting as a cooperating agency for this process. This notice is given in accordance with the Council on Environmental Quality regulations at 40 CFR parts 1500–1508. All interested federal, state, and local agencies, Indian tribes, groups, and the public are invited to comment on the draft EIS. DATES: Comments Due Date: May 9, 2005. Written comments on the Draft EIS should be addressed to the individual named below under the E:\FR\FM\23MRN1.SGM 23MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 55 (Wednesday, March 23, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 14707-14708]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-5676]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

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: Special 
Immigrant Visas for Fourth Preference Employment-Based Broadcasters, 
File No. OMB-25.

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    The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and 
Immigration Services (USCIS) has submitted the following information 
collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 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 May 23, 2005. This process is conducted 
in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10.
    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 information collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Special Immigrant Visas for 
Fourth Preference Employment-Based Broadcasters.
    (3) Agency Form Number, if Any, and the Applicable Component of the 
Department of Homeland Security Sponsoring the Collection: No Agency 
Form Number (File No. OMB-25); 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 collected via the submitted supplemental documentation (as 
contained in 8 CFR 204.13(d)) will be used by the USCIS to determine 
eligibility for the requested classification as fourth preference 
employment-based immigrant broadcasters.
    (5) An Estimate of the Total Number of Respondents and the Amount 
of Time Estimated for an Average Respondent to Respond: 100 responses 
at 2 hours per response.

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    (6) An Estimate of the Total Public Burden (in Hours) Associated 
With the Collection: 200 annual burden hours.
    If you have 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: March 17, 2005.
Richard A. Sloan,
Director, Regulatory Management Division, U.S. Citizenship and 
Immigration Services.
[FR Doc. 05-5676 Filed 3-22-05; 8:45 am]
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