Establishment of Office of Hearings and Appeals, 76679 [E6-21867]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 245 / Thursday, December 21, 2006 / Notices 76679 Number respondents Frequency of submissions Hours of responses Burden hours 851 ............................................................................................................................................... 1 38 6010 Status of the proposed information collection: Reinstatement, with change, of previous approved collection for which approval has expired. Authority: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: December 13, 2006. Bessy Kong, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Office of Policy, Program and Legislative Initiative. [FR Doc. E6–21865 Filed 12–20–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5116–N–01] Dated: December 15, 2006. Alphonso Jackson, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–21867 Filed 12–20–06; 8:45 am] Establishment of Office of Hearings and Appeals Office of the Secretary, HUD. Notice. AGENCY: sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES ACTION: BILLING CODE 4210–67–P SUMMARY: In this notice, HUD announces the establishment of an Office of Hearings and Appeals within the Office of the Secretary. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Earnestine T. Pruitt, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Administration, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Room 2158, Washington, DC 20410, telephone (202) 7080–1381 (this is not a toll-free number). Hearing- or speechimpaired individuals may access this number through TTY by calling the tollfree Federal Information Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: HUD has established an Office of Hearings and Appeals within the Office of the Secretary, under the supervision of the Director of the Office of Hearings and Appeals. The Office of Hearings and Appeals consists of two separate divisions: the Office of Administrative Law Judges and the Office of Appeals. The Director of the Office of Hearings and Appeals shall supervise and manage the administrative activities of the Office of Administrative Law Judges and the Office of Appeals. The Office of Administrative Law Judges shall have independent jurisdiction in deciding cases consistent with statutes and HUD regulations. The Office of Appeals shall have judicial review and jurisdiction of non-contract cases currently handled by the HUD VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:01 Dec 20, 2006 Jkt 211001 Board of Contract Appeals in accordance with following regulatory sections in title 24 of the Code of Federal Regulations: §§ 17.150 through 17.170 20.4(b), 24.947, 25.3 and 26.2, and consistent with applicable statutes, regulations, agreements, or such other matters as may be assigned by the Secretary of HUD or the Secretary’s designee. The establishment of an Office of Hearings and Appeals facilitates operations within HUD relating to the implementation of section 847 of Title VIII of the National Defense Authorization Act of Fiscal Year 2006 (Public Law 109–613, approved January 6, 2006). DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service Information Collection Sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Approval; OMB Control Number 1018–0007; Annual Certification of Hunting and Sport Fishing Licenses Issued, 50 CFR 80.10 Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice; request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: We (Fish and Wildlife Service) have sent an Information Collection Request (ICR) to OMB for review and approval. This ICR is scheduled to expire on December 31, 2006. We may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. However, under OMB regulations, we may continue to conduct or sponsor this information collection while it is pending at OMB. DATES: You must submit comments on or before January 22, 2007. ADDRESSES: Send your comments and suggestions on this ICR to the Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior at OMB–OIRA at (202) 395– 6566 (fax) or OIRA_DOCKET@OMB.eop.gov (e-mail). Please provide a copy of your comments PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 to Hope Grey, Information Collection Clearance Officer, Fish and Wildlife Service, MS 222–ARLSQ, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203 (mail); (703) 358–2269 (fax); or hope_grey@fws.gov (e-mail). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information about this ICR, contact Hope Grey at one of the addresses above or by telephone at (703) 358–2482. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB Control Number: 1018–0007. Title: Annual Certification of Hunting and Sport Fishing Licenses Issued, 50 CFR 80.10. Service Form Number(s): 3–154a and 3–154b. Type of Request: Revision of currently approved collection. Affected Public: States and territories (Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, District of Columbia, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Virgin Islands, and American Samoa). Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits. Estimated Annual Number of Respondents: 56. Frequency of Collection: Annually. Estimated Number of Responses: 112 (one per respondent for each form). Estimated Time Per Response: Average of 12 hours for FWS Form 3– 154a and 20 hours for FWS Form 3– 154b. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,792. Abstract: The Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act (16 U.S.C. 669–669i) and the Federal Aid in Sport Fish Restoration Act (16 U.S.C. 777–777k) provide Federal assistance to the States for management and restoration of fish and wildlife. These Acts and our regulations at 50 CFR 80.10 require that States and territories annually certify their hunting and fishing license sales. States and territories that receive grants under these Acts use FWS Forms 3– 154a (Part I—Certification) and 3–154b (Part II—Summary of Hunting and Sport Fishing Licenses Issued) to certify the number and amount of hunting and fishing license sales. We use the information collected to determine apportionment and distribution of funds according to the formula specified in each Act. Comments: On July 24, 2006, we published in the Federal Register (71 FR 41831) a notice of our intent to E:\FR\FM\21DEN1.SGM 21DEN1

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[FR Doc No: E6-21867]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5116-N-01]


Establishment of Office of Hearings and Appeals

AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, HUD.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In this notice, HUD announces the establishment of an Office 
of Hearings and Appeals within the Office of the Secretary.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Earnestine T. Pruitt, Deputy Assistant 
Secretary, Office of Administration, Department of Housing and Urban 
Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Room 2158, Washington, DC 20410, 
telephone (202) 7080-1381 (this is not a toll-free number). Hearing- or 
speech-impaired individuals may access this number through TTY by 
calling the toll-free Federal Information Relay Service at (800) 877-
8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: HUD has established an Office of Hearings 
and Appeals within the Office of the Secretary, under the supervision 
of the Director of the Office of Hearings and Appeals. The Office of 
Hearings and Appeals consists of two separate divisions: the Office of 
Administrative Law Judges and the Office of Appeals. The Director of 
the Office of Hearings and Appeals shall supervise and manage the 
administrative activities of the Office of Administrative Law Judges 
and the Office of Appeals.
    The Office of Administrative Law Judges shall have independent 
jurisdiction in deciding cases consistent with statutes and HUD 
regulations. The Office of Appeals shall have judicial review and 
jurisdiction of non-contract cases currently handled by the HUD Board 
of Contract Appeals in accordance with following regulatory sections in 
title 24 of the Code of Federal Regulations: Sec. Sec.  17.150 through 
17.170 20.4(b), 24.947, 25.3 and 26.2, and consistent with applicable 
statutes, regulations, agreements, or such other matters as may be 
assigned by the Secretary of HUD or the Secretary's designee.
    The establishment of an Office of Hearings and Appeals facilitates 
operations within HUD relating to the implementation of section 847 of 
Title VIII of the National Defense Authorization Act of Fiscal Year 
2006 (Public Law 109-613, approved January 6, 2006).

    Dated: December 15, 2006.
Alphonso Jackson,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. E6-21867 Filed 12-20-06; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4210-67-P