Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment; Management Operations Certification, 77176 [E5-8084]

Download as PDF 77176 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 249 / Thursday, December 29, 2005 / Notices Description of the Need for the Information and Its Proposed Use: This information is required for approval of all FHA Title I lender and Title II mortgagees; issuers of Ginnie Mae mortgage-backed securities. Additional information is then required of all FHA approved Title I lenders and Title II mortgagees to: (1) Maintain their approval (annual Recertification); (2) add/delete branches; (3) pay additional fees to FHA for annual Recertification, new branches, and business conversions; (4) report business changes of lender or mortgagee including structure, addresses, and principal owners and officers; (5) report noncompliance detected by lender and mortgagee quality control plans; and (6) voluntarily terminate FHA approval. Frequency of Submission: On occasion, Annually. Number of respondents Annual responses 13,514 3.04 Reporting Burden .............................................................................. documents. (This is not a toll-free number.) Total Estimated Burden Hours: 28,410. Status: Revision of a currently approved collection. Authority: Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 35, as amended. Dated: December 22, 2005. Wayne Eddins, Departmental Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. E5–8046 Filed 12–28–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–72–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–4978–N–09] Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment; Management Operations Certification Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing, HUD. ACTION: Notice. wwhite on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES 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: February 27, 2006. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name/or OMB Control number and should be sent to: Aneita Waites, Reports Liaison Officer, Public and Indian Housing, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 4116, Washington, DC 20410–5000. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Aneita Waites, (202) 708–0713, extension 4114, for copies of the proposed forms and other available VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:56 Dec 28, 2005 Jkt 208001 The Department will submit 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 affected 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: Management Operations Certification. OMB Control Number: 2507–0106. Description of the Need for the Information and Proposed Use: To meet the requirements of the Public Housing Assessment System (PHAS) rule, the Department has developed the management operations template that public housing agencies (PHAs) use to annually submit electronically specific management information to HUD. HUD uses the management operations information it collects from each PHA to assist in the evaluation and assessment of the PHAs’ overall condition. Requiring PHAs to report electronically has enabled HUD to provide a more comprehensive assessment of the PHAs receiving Federal funds from HUD. Agency Form Number, if Applicable: Form HUD–50072. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Hours per response × = Burden hours 0.69 28,410 Members of Affected Public: Public housing agencies. Estimation of the Total Number of Hours Needed to Prepare the Information Collection Including Number of Respondents: The estimated number of respondents is 3,174 PHAs that submit one certification annually. The average number for each PHA response is 1.147 hours, for a total reporting burden of 3,643 hours. Status of the Proposed Information Collection: Extension of a currently approved collection. Authority: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: December 21, 2005. Bessy Kong, Deputy Assistant Director, Office of Policy, Program and Legislative Initiatives. [FR Doc. E5–8084 Filed 12–28–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–33–P DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service Notice of Intent To Prepare a Comprehensive Conservation Plan and Environmental Assessment for Grand Bay National Wildlife Refuge in Jackson County, MS, and Mobile County, AL Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of intent. 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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 249 (Thursday, December 29, 2005)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: E5-8084]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-4978-N-09]


Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment; 
Management Operations Certification

AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian 
Housing, HUD.

ACTION: Notice.

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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: February 27, 2006.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding 
this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name/or OMB 
Control number and should be sent to: Aneita Waites, Reports Liaison 
Officer, Public and Indian Housing, Department of Housing and Urban 
Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 4116, Washington, DC 20410-5000.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Aneita Waites, (202) 708-0713, 
extension 4114, for copies of the proposed forms and other available 
documents. (This is not a toll-free number.)

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department will submit 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 affected 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: Management Operations Certification.
    OMB Control Number: 2507-0106.
    Description of the Need for the Information and Proposed Use: To 
meet the requirements of the Public Housing Assessment System (PHAS) 
rule, the Department has developed the management operations template 
that public housing agencies (PHAs) use to annually submit 
electronically specific management information to HUD. HUD uses the 
management operations information it collects from each PHA to assist 
in the evaluation and assessment of the PHAs' overall condition. 
Requiring PHAs to report electronically has enabled HUD to provide a 
more comprehensive assessment of the PHAs receiving Federal funds from 
HUD.
    Agency Form Number, if Applicable: Form HUD-50072.
    Members of Affected Public: Public housing agencies.
    Estimation of the Total Number of Hours Needed to Prepare the 
Information Collection Including Number of Respondents: The estimated 
number of respondents is 3,174 PHAs that submit one certification 
annually. The average number for each PHA response is 1.147 hours, for 
a total reporting burden of 3,643 hours.
    Status of the Proposed Information Collection: Extension of a 
currently approved collection.

    Authority: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 
44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended.

    Dated: December 21, 2005.
Bessy Kong,
Deputy Assistant Director, Office of Policy, Program and Legislative 
Initiatives.
 [FR Doc. E5-8084 Filed 12-28-05; 8:45 am]
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