Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request; Application for Fee or Roster Personnel Designation, and Appraisal Report Forms, 9831-9832 [E6-2730]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 38 / Monday, February 27, 2006 / Notices FICEMS Committee Meeting. The minutes will also be posted on the United States Fire Administration Web site at http://www.usfa.fema.gov/fireservice/ems/ficems.shtm within 30 days after their approval at the next FICEMS Committee Meeting. Dated: February 23, 2006. R. David Paulison, Acting Director, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E6–2718 Filed 2–24–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–17–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review; Contacts Concerning Project Speak Out, Form G– 1046; OMB Control Number 1615–0074. hsrobinson on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES ACTION: 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 was previously published in the Federal Register on December 23, 2005, at 70 FR 76322. The notice allowed for a 60-day public comment period. No comments were received on this information collection. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until March 29, 2006. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained in this notice, especially regarding the estimated public burden and associated response time, should be directed to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), USCIS, Director, Regulatory Management Division, Clearance Office, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, 3rd floor, Washington, DC 20529. Comments may also be submitted to DHS via facsimile to 202–272–8352 or via e-mail at rfs.regs@dhs.gov. When submitting comments by e-mail please make sure to add OMB Control Number 1615–0074 in the subject box. Written comments and VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:15 Feb 24, 2006 Jkt 208001 suggestions from the public and affected agencies 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 a currently approved information collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Contacts Concerning Project Speak Out. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form G–1046; 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; Not-for-profit institutions. This form provides a standardized way of recording the number of individuals contacting the Community Based Organizations concerning the practitioner fraud pilot program. The USCIS will use the information collected on the form to determine how many persons are served by the program and if its public outreach efforts are successful. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 6,000 responses at 42 minutes per response, plus 600 submissions at 10 minutes per submission. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 4,300 annual burden hours. If you have additional comments, suggestions, or need a copy of the proposed information collection instrument with instructions, or additional information, please visit the USCIS Web site at: http://uscis.gov/ graphics/formsfee/forms/pra/index.htm. PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 9831 If additional information is required contact: USCIS, Regulatory Management Division, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, 3rd Floor, Washington, DC 20529, (202) 272–8377. Dated: February 21, 2006. Richard A. Sloan, Director, Regulatory Management Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. [FR Doc. 06–1762 Filed 2–24–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–10–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5041–N–04] Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request; Application for Fee or Roster Personnel Designation, and Appraisal Report Forms Office of the Assistant Secretary for Housing—Federal Housing Commissioner, 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: April 28, 2006. ADDRESSES: 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: Lillian Deitzer, Reports Management Officer, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., L’Enfant Plaza Building, Room 8001, Washington, DC 20410 or Lillian_Deitzer@hud.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Margaret Burns, Director, Office of Single Family Program Development, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410, telephone (202) 708–2121 (this is not a toll free number) for copies of the proposed forms and other available information. 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 affected agencies concerning the proposed E:\FR\FM\27FEN1.SGM 27FEN1 hsrobinson on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES 9832 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 38 / Monday, February 27, 2006 / Notices collection of information to: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection 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 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: Application for Fee or Roster Personnel Designation, and Appraisal Report Forms. OMB Control Number, if applicable: 2502–0538. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: Information is collected from real estate appraisers and inspectors seeking placement on the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) Appraiser and Inspector Rosters. The FHA Appraiser Roster is a national listing of eligible appraisers who prepare appraisals on single family properties that will be security for FHA insured mortgages. The FHA Inspector Roster is a national listing of eligible inspectors who determine the quality of construction of single family properties that will be security for FHA insured mortgages. FHA Roster Appraisers and Inspectors assist in protecting the interest of HUD, the taxpayers, and the FHA insurance fund. Agency form numbers, if applicable: HUD–92563 and HUD–92564–CN. 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 total number of hours needed to prepare the information collection is 1,494; the number of respondents is 470,668 generating 470,868 annual responses; the frequency per response is on occasion; and the estimated time needed to prepare the responses varies from 0 to 30 minutes. Status of the proposed information collection: This is a revision of a currently approved collection, seeking to include the requirements approved under OMB control number 2502–0548, FHA Fee Inspector Panel Application Package. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C., Chapter 35, as amended. VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:15 Feb 24, 2006 Jkt 208001 Dated: February 17, 2006. Frank L. Davis, General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Housing-Deputy Federal Housing Commissioner. [FR Doc. E6–2730 Filed 2–24–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–27–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Scientific Committee—Notice of Renewal Minerals Management Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of renewal of the Outer Continental Shelf Scientific Committee. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Following consultation with the General Services Administration, notice is hereby given that the Secretary of the Interior is renewing the OCS Scientific Committee. The OCS Scientific Committee provides advice on the feasibility, appropriateness, and scientific value of the Outer Continental Shelf Environmental Studies Program to the Secretary of the Interior through the Director of the Minerals Management Service. The Committee reviews the relevance of the research and data being produced to meet MMS scientific information needs for decision making and may recommend changes in scope, direction, and emphasis. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeryne Bryant, Minerals Management Service, Offshore Minerals Management, Herndon, Virginia 20170–4817, telephone (703) 787–1213. Certification I hereby certify that the renewal of the OCS Scientific Committee is in the public interest in connection with the performance of duties imposed on the Department of the Interior by 43 U.S.C. 1331 et seq., 30 U.S.C. 1701 et. seq., and 30 U.S.C. 1001 et. seq. Dated: February 17, 2006. Gale A. Norton, Secretary of the Interior. [FR Doc. E6–2729 Filed 2–24–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–MR–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Geological Survey Request for Public Comments on a Proposed New Information Collection Submitted to OMB for Review Under the Paperwork Reduction Act A proposal extending information collection described below has been PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 submitted to the Office of Management and Budget for approval under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Copies of the proposed collection of information may be obtained by contacting the Bureau’s clearance officer at the phone number listed below. OMB has up to 60 days to approve or disapprove the information collection but may respond after 30 days; therefore, public comments should be submitted to OMB within 30 days in order to assure their maximum consideration. Address your comments and suggestions on the proposal by fax (202) 395–6566 or e-mail (oira_docket@omb.eop.gov) to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for the Interior Department. Send copies of your comments to Phadrea Ponds, U.S. Geological Survey, 2150 Centre Avenue Building C, Fort Collins, CO 80526– 8118 or e-mail (phadrea_ponds@usgs.gov). As required by OMB regulations at 5 CFR 1320.8(d)(1), the USGS solicits specific public comments as to: 1. Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions on the bureaus, including whether the information will have practical utility; 2. The accuracy of the bureau’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; 3. The quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and 4. How to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other forms of information technology. Title: Community Survey of Rappahannock River Valley Residents. OMB Approval No.: New collection. Summary: This information collection is in support of development of a Comprehensive Conservation Plan for Rappahannock National Wildlife Refuge. Under the National Wildlife Refuge System Improvement Act of 1997, all national wildlife refuges are required to develop a Comprehensive Conservation Plan (CCP). A CCP is a document that provides a framework for guiding refuge management decisions. This planning process ensures the opportunity for active public involvement in the preparation and revision of comprehensive conservation plans. This information collection will inform the planning process by providing information to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on the attitudes and opinions of local residents E:\FR\FM\27FEN1.SGM 27FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 38 (Monday, February 27, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 9831-9832]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-2730]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5041-N-04]


Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request; 
Application for Fee or Roster Personnel Designation, and Appraisal 
Report Forms

AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Housing--Federal Housing 
Commissioner, 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: April 28, 2006.

ADDRESSES: 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: Lillian Deitzer, Reports 
Management Officer, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 
7th Street, SW., L'Enfant Plaza Building, Room 8001, Washington, DC 
20410 or Lillian--Deitzer@hud.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Margaret Burns, Director, Office of 
Single Family Program Development, Department of Housing and Urban 
Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410, telephone (202) 
708-2121 (this is not a toll free number) for copies of the proposed 
forms and other available information.

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 
affected agencies concerning the proposed

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collection of information to: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed 
collection 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 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: Application for Fee or Roster Personnel 
Designation, and Appraisal Report Forms.
    OMB Control Number, if applicable: 2502-0538.
    Description of the need for the information and proposed use: 
Information is collected from real estate appraisers and inspectors 
seeking placement on the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) Appraiser 
and Inspector Rosters. The FHA Appraiser Roster is a national listing 
of eligible appraisers who prepare appraisals on single family 
properties that will be security for FHA insured mortgages. The FHA 
Inspector Roster is a national listing of eligible inspectors who 
determine the quality of construction of single family properties that 
will be security for FHA insured mortgages. FHA Roster Appraisers and 
Inspectors assist in protecting the interest of HUD, the taxpayers, and 
the FHA insurance fund.
    Agency form numbers, if applicable: HUD-92563 and HUD-92564-CN.
    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 total number of hours 
needed to prepare the information collection is 1,494; the number of 
respondents is 470,668 generating 470,868 annual responses; the 
frequency per response is on occasion; and the estimated time needed to 
prepare the responses varies from 0 to 30 minutes.
    Status of the proposed information collection: This is a revision 
of a currently approved collection, seeking to include the requirements 
approved under OMB control number 2502-0548, FHA Fee Inspector Panel 
Application Package.

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

    Dated: February 17, 2006.
Frank L. Davis,
General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Housing-Deputy Federal Housing 
Commissioner.
[FR Doc. E6-2730 Filed 2-24-06; 8:45 am]
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