Collection of Water Delivery and Electric Service Data for the Operation of Irrigation and Power Projects and Systems: Proposed Collection of Water Delivery and Electric Service Data; Comment Request, 10054-10055 [E6-2749]

Download as PDF 10054 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 39 / Tuesday, February 28, 2006 / Notices Overview of This Information Collection DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request, Renewal of Existing Collection Request OMB approval: 1615– ´ 0001, Petition for Alien fianc&eacute;(e). wwhite on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES ACTION: The Department 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. This notice is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for sixty days until May 1, 2006. 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 1615–0001 in the subject box. 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 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 agencies estimate of the burden of the proposed 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. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:06 Feb 27, 2006 Jkt 208001 ACTION: Type of Information Collection: Extension of a currently approved information collection. Title of the Form/Collection: Petition ´ for Alien fianc&eacute;(e). Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I–129F, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: individuals and households. This form is used by a U.S. citizen to facilitate the entry of his/her ´ fianc&eacute;(e) into the United States so that a marriage may be concluded within 90 days of entry between the U.S. citizen and the beneficiary of the petition. This form also allows the spouse or child of a U.S. citizen to enter the U.S. as a nonimmigrant, in accordance with provisions of section 1103 of the Legal Immigration Family Equity Act of 2000. An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 200,000 responses at 30 minutes (.50 hours) per response. An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 100,000 annual burden hours. If you have additional comments, suggestions, or need a copy of the purposed information collection instrument with instructions, or additional information, please visit the USCIS Web site at: http/uscis.gov/ graphics/formsfee/forms/pra/index.htm. If additional information is required contact: USCIS, Regulatory Management Division, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, 3rd Floor, Washington, DC 20529, (202) 272–8377. Dated: February 22, 2006. Richard A. Sloan, Director, Regulatory Management Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. [FR Doc. 06–1832 Filed 2–27–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–10–M DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Collection of Water Delivery and Electric Service Data for the Operation of Irrigation and Power Projects and Systems: Proposed Collection of Water Delivery and Electric Service Data; Comment Request AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Notice. SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), the Bureau of Indian Affairs invites comments on two information collection requests which will be renewed. The two collections are: Electrical Service Application, 1076–0021, and Water Request, 1076– 0141. DATES: Comments must be received on or before May 1, 2006, to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Comments should be sent to: John Anevski, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Branch of Irrigation, Power, and Safety of Dams, Mail Stop 4655–MIB, Washington, DC 20240. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Interested persons may obtain a copy of the information collection requests without charge by contacting John Anevski at (202) 208–5480, or facsimile number: (202) 219–0006. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 provides an opportunity for interested parties to comment on proposed information collection requests. The Bureau of Indian Affairs, Branch of Irrigation, Power, and Safety of Dams is proceeding with this public comment period as the first step in obtaining a normal information collection clearance from Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Each request contains (1) Type of review, (2) title, (3) summary of the collection, (4) respondents, (5) frequency of collection, (6) reporting and record keeping requirements. The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) solicits comments in order to: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the BIA, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the BIA’s estimate of the burden of the proposed 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. Any public comments will be addressed in the Bureau of Indian Affairs’ submission of the information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget. Water Request OMB Control Number: 1076–0141. Type of review: Extension of a currently approved collection. E:\FR\FM\28FEN1.SGM 28FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 39 / Tuesday, February 28, 2006 / Notices wwhite on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Title: Water Request, 25 CFR 171. Summary: In order for irrigators to receive water deliveries, information is needed by the BIA to operate and maintain its irrigation projects and fulfill reporting requirements. Section 171.7 of 25 CFR part 171, [Irrigation] Operation and Maintenance, specifies the information collection requirement. Water users must apply for water delivery. The information to be collected includes: name; water delivery location; time and date of requested water delivery; duration of water delivery; rate of water flow; number of acres irrigated; crop statistics; and other operational information identified in the local administrative manuals. Collection of this information is currently authorized under an approval by OMB (OMB Control Number 1076–0141). All information is collected at least annually from each water user with a response required each time irrigation water is provided. Annual reporting and recordkeeping burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 8 minutes per request. There is a range of 1 to 10 requests from each irrigation water user each season with an average of 5 responses per respondent. For all 5 responses, including the time for reviewing instructions, searching existing data sources, gathering and maintaining the data needed, and completing and reviewing the collection of information, the total per respondent is 40 minutes. The total number of respondents is estimated at 10,300 per year. Thus, the total annual reporting and recordkeeping burden for this collection is estimated to be 4,292 hours. Frequency of Collection: On occasion. Description of Respondents: BIA Irrigation Project Water Users. Total Respondents: 10,300. Total Annual Responses: 51,500. Total Annual Burden Hours: 6,867 hours. Electric Service Application OMB Control Number: 1076–0021. Type of review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Title: Electric Service Application, 25 CFR 175. Summary: In order for electric power consumers to be served, information is needed by the BIA to operate and maintain its electric power utilities and fulfill reporting requirements. Section 175.22 of 25 CFR part 175, Indian electric power utilities, specifies the information collection requirement. Power consumers must apply for electric service. The information to be collected includes: name; electric service location; and other operational VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:06 Feb 27, 2006 Jkt 208001 information identified in the local administrative manuals. Collection of this information is currently authorized under an approval by OMB (OMB Control Number 1076–0021). All information is collected from each electric power consumer. Annual reporting and recordkeeping burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 30 minutes for each response for 3,000 respondents, including the time for reviewing instructions, searching existing data sources, gathering and maintaining the data needed, and completing and reviewing the collection of information. Thus, the total annual reporting and recordkeeping burden for this collection is estimated to be 1,500 hours. Frequency of Collection: On Occasion. Description of Respondents: BIA Electric Power Consumers. Total Respondents: 3,000. Total Annual Responses: 3,000. Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,500 hours. Dated: February 22, 2006. Debbie L. Clark, Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary— Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. E6–2749 Filed 2–27–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–W7–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Scotts Valley Band of Pomo Indians’ Proposed 29.87 Acre Fee-toTrust Transfer and Casino Project, Contra Costa County, California Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) has filed a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for a proposed 29.87 acre fee-to-trust land transfer and casino project to be located within unincorporated Contra Costa County, California. The purpose of the proposed action is to help provide for the economic development of the Scotts Valley Band of Pomo Indians (Tribe). This notice also announces a hearing for the public to provide comments on the DEIS. DATES: Written comments on the DEIS must arrive by April 28, 2006. The public hearing will be held March 15, 2006, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., or until the last public comment is received. PO 00000 Frm 00056 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 10055 You may mail or hand carry written comments to Clay Gregory, Regional Director, Pacific Regional Office, Bureau of Indian Affairs, 2800 Cottage Way, Sacramento, California 95825. Please include your name, return address, and the caption, ‘‘DEIS Comments, Scotts Valley Casino Project,’’ on the first page of your written comments. The public hearing will be held at the Richmond Memorial Auditorium, 403 Civic Center Plaza, Richmond, California. The DEIS will be available for review at the Richmond Public Library, Main Library, 325 Civic Center Plaza, Richmond, California 94804, and at the Contra Costa County Library, San Pablo Branch, 2300 El Portal Drive, Suite D, San Pablo, California 94806. General information for the Richmond Public Library can be obtained by calling (510) 620–6555 and for the Contra Costa County Library by calling (925) 646– 6423. If you would like to obtain a copy of the DEIS, please write or call John Rydzik, Chief, Division of Environmental, Cultural Resource Management and Safety, Pacific Region, Bureau of Indian Affairs, 2800 Cottage Way, Room W–2820, Sacramento, CA 95825, telephone (916) 978–6042. An electronic version of the DEIS may be viewed at https://www.analyticalcorp.com. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Rydzik, (916) 978–6042. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Tribe has requested that the BIA take into trust 29.87 acres of land currently held in fee by the Tribe, on which the Tribe proposes to construct a casino, parking areas and other facilities. The proposed project is located in unincorporated Contra Costa County, contiguous with the City of Richmond. The project site is adjacent to Richmond Parkway and Parr Boulevard, within 3 miles of Interstate 80. The proposed action includes the development of a 225,000 square foot casino complex, 45 feet in height, which would consist of a combination of uses. These include a main gaming hall, restaurant, entertainment lounge, buffet, sports bar, food court, banking and administration facilities and events center. The proposed facility would also include a five level parking structure with 2,044 parking spaces and approximately 1,275 surface parking spaces to accommodate self-parking, valet parking, overflow parking, bus and RV parking, employee parking, and executive parking. Driveways along Parr Boulevard would provide access to the ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\28FEN1.SGM 28FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 39 (Tuesday, February 28, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 10054-10055]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-2749]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs


Collection of Water Delivery and Electric Service Data for the 
Operation of Irrigation and Power Projects and Systems: Proposed 
Collection of Water Delivery and Electric Service Data; Comment Request

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 
U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), the Bureau of Indian Affairs invites comments on 
two information collection requests which will be renewed. The two 
collections are: Electrical Service Application, 1076-0021, and Water 
Request, 1076-0141.

DATES: Comments must be received on or before May 1, 2006, to be 
assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Comments should be sent to: John Anevski, Bureau of Indian 
Affairs, Branch of Irrigation, Power, and Safety of Dams, Mail Stop 
4655-MIB, Washington, DC 20240.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Interested persons may obtain a copy 
of the information collection requests without charge by contacting 
John Anevski at (202) 208-5480, or facsimile number: (202) 219-0006.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 provides 
an opportunity for interested parties to comment on proposed 
information collection requests. The Bureau of Indian Affairs, Branch 
of Irrigation, Power, and Safety of Dams is proceeding with this public 
comment period as the first step in obtaining a normal information 
collection clearance from Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Each 
request contains (1) Type of review, (2) title, (3) summary of the 
collection, (4) respondents, (5) frequency of collection, (6) reporting 
and record keeping requirements.
    The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) solicits comments in order to:
    (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the BIA, 
including whether the information will have practical utility;
    (2) Evaluate the BIA's estimate of the burden of the proposed 
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.
    Any public comments will be addressed in the Bureau of Indian 
Affairs' submission of the information collection request to the Office 
of Management and Budget.

Water Request

    OMB Control Number: 1076-0141.
    Type of review: Extension of a currently approved collection.

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    Title: Water Request, 25 CFR 171.
    Summary: In order for irrigators to receive water deliveries, 
information is needed by the BIA to operate and maintain its irrigation 
projects and fulfill reporting requirements. Section 171.7 of 25 CFR 
part 171, [Irrigation] Operation and Maintenance, specifies the 
information collection requirement. Water users must apply for water 
delivery. The information to be collected includes: name; water 
delivery location; time and date of requested water delivery; duration 
of water delivery; rate of water flow; number of acres irrigated; crop 
statistics; and other operational information identified in the local 
administrative manuals. Collection of this information is currently 
authorized under an approval by OMB (OMB Control Number 1076-0141). All 
information is collected at least annually from each water user with a 
response required each time irrigation water is provided. Annual 
reporting and recordkeeping burden for this collection of information 
is estimated to average 8 minutes per request. There is a range of 1 to 
10 requests from each irrigation water user each season with an average 
of 5 responses per respondent. For all 5 responses, including the time 
for reviewing instructions, searching existing data sources, gathering 
and maintaining the data needed, and completing and reviewing the 
collection of information, the total per respondent is 40 minutes. The 
total number of respondents is estimated at 10,300 per year. Thus, the 
total annual reporting and recordkeeping burden for this collection is 
estimated to be 4,292 hours.
    Frequency of Collection: On occasion.
    Description of Respondents: BIA Irrigation Project Water Users.
    Total Respondents: 10,300.
    Total Annual Responses: 51,500.
    Total Annual Burden Hours: 6,867 hours.

Electric Service Application

    OMB Control Number: 1076-0021.
    Type of review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Title: Electric Service Application, 25 CFR 175.
    Summary: In order for electric power consumers to be served, 
information is needed by the BIA to operate and maintain its electric 
power utilities and fulfill reporting requirements. Section 175.22 of 
25 CFR part 175, Indian electric power utilities, specifies the 
information collection requirement. Power consumers must apply for 
electric service. The information to be collected includes: name; 
electric service location; and other operational information identified 
in the local administrative manuals. Collection of this information is 
currently authorized under an approval by OMB (OMB Control Number 1076-
0021). All information is collected from each electric power consumer. 
Annual reporting and recordkeeping burden for this collection of 
information is estimated to average 30 minutes for each response for 
3,000 respondents, including the time for reviewing instructions, 
searching existing data sources, gathering and maintaining the data 
needed, and completing and reviewing the collection of information. 
Thus, the total annual reporting and recordkeeping burden for this 
collection is estimated to be 1,500 hours.
    Frequency of Collection: On Occasion.
    Description of Respondents: BIA Electric Power Consumers.
    Total Respondents: 3,000.
    Total Annual Responses: 3,000.
    Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,500 hours.

    Dated: February 22, 2006.
Debbie L. Clark,
Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs.
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