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E7–3466 Filed 2–27–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Loan Guaranty, Insurance and Interest Subsidy Program Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Submission of Information Collection to the Office of Management and Budget. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is submitting the information collection, titled 25 CFR 103, Loan Guaranty, Insurance, and Interest Subsidy Program, OMB Control Number 1076– 0020 for renewal. DATES: Submit comments on or before March 30, 2007. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the information collection to the Desk Officer for Department of the Interior, by facsimile at (202) 395–6566 or you may send an e-mail to: OIRA_DOCKET@ omb.eop.gov. Please send a copy of your comments to David Johnson, Acting Director, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 9021 Division of Capital Investment, Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development, Department of the Interior, 1951 Constitution Avenue, NW., Mail Stop 20–SIB, Washington, DC 20240. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You may request further information or obtain copies of the information collection request submission from Woodrow B. Sneed, Financial Analyst, Division of Capital Investment, 1951 Constitution Avenue, NW., Mail Stop 20–SIB, Washington, DC 20240 or by telefacsimile at (202) 208–6512. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the Loan Guaranty, Insurance, and Interest Subsidy Program, 25 U.S.C. 1481 et seq. and 25 U.S.C. 1511 et seq., is to encourage private lending to individual Indians and organizations of Indians, by providing lenders with loan guaranties or loan insurance to reduce their potential risk. Lenders, borrowers, and the loan purpose all must qualify under Program terms. In addition, the Secretary of the Interior must be satisfied that there is a reasonable prospect that the loan will be repaid. BIA collects information under the regulations, 25 CFR 103, to assure compliance with Program requirements. BIA forms concerned with this regulation include: 5–4753 Loan Guaranty Agreement, 5–4754 Loan Insurance Agreement, 5–4754a Notice of Insured Loan, 5–4755 Request to BIA for Loan Guaranty, Loan Insurance, and/or Interest Subsidy, 5–4749 BIA Interest Subsidy Report, 5–4759 Assignment of Loan Documents and Related Rights, 5– 4760a Notice of Default, and 5–4760b Claim for Loss. A request for comments on this information collection request appeared in the Federal Register on November 24, 2006 (71 FR 67895). No comments were received. Request for Comments The Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development requests you to send your comments on this collection to the two locations listed in the ADDRESSES section. Your comments should address: (a) The necessity of this information collection for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (hours and cost) of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways we could enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways we could minimize the burden E:\FR\FM\28FEN1.SGM 28FEN1 9022 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 39 / Wednesday, February 28, 2007 / Notices of the collection of the information on the respondents, such as through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Please note that an agency may not sponsor or request, and an individual need not respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a valid OMB Control Number. Once this notice is published in the Federal Register, OMB has up to 60 days to make a decision on approving this collection but may decide after 30 days; therefore, your comments will receive maximum attention if sent within the 30 day period. OMB Approval Number: 1076–0020. Title: 25 CFR 103, Loan Guaranty, Insurance, and Interest Subsidy Program. Brief Description of Collection: The Loan Guaranty, Insurance, and Interest Subsidy Program (Program) was established by the Act of April 12, 1974, as amended, 88 Stat. 79, 25 U.S.C. 1481 et seq. and 25 U.S.C. 1511 et seq. The Program has existed since 1974 and the regulations implementing it have existed since 1975, with significant revision in 2001. It is necessary to collect information from users of this program in order to determine eligibility and credit worthiness of Indian applicants for loans. Submission of this information is mandatory for respondent to receive or maintain a benefit. Type of Review: Renewal. Respondents: Commercial banks. Number of Respondents: 612. Number of Responses: 1,527. Estimated Time per Response: 2 hours. Frequency of Response: As needed. Total Annual Burden to Respondents: 3,054. Dated: February 23, 2007. Debbie L. Clark, Deputy Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs (Management). [FR Doc. 07–920 Filed 2–26–07; 12:05 pm] BILLING CODE 4310–XN–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Submission of Information Collection to the Office of Management and Budget for Review Under the Paperwork Reduction Act AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. Notice. ACTION: SUMMARY: The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is submitting to the Office of VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:08 Feb 27, 2007 Jkt 211001 Management and Budget (OMB) the information collection, titled Grazing Permits, 25 CFR 166, OMB Control Number 1076–0157, for renewal. The purpose of this data collection is to collect information for 25 CFR 166 General Grazing Regulations as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. DATES: Submit comments on or before March 30, 2007. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the information collection to the Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior, by facsimile at (202) 395–6566 or you may send an e-mail to: OIRA_DOCKET@omb.eop.gov. Please send a copy of your comments to James R. Orwin, BIA, Office of Trust Services, Division of Natural Resources, Mail Stop 4655–MIB, 1849 C Street NW., Washington, DC 20240, or by Fax at (202) 219–0006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You may request further information or obtain copies of the information collection request submission from James R. Orwin at (202) 208–6464 at the BIA Central Office in Washington, DC. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This collection of information is authorized under Public Law 103–177, the ‘‘American Indian Agricultural Resource Management Act,’’ as amended. Tribes, tribal organizations, individual Indians, and those entering into permits with tribes or individual Indians submit information required by the regulation. The information is used by the Bureau of Indian Affairs to determine: (a) Whether or not a permit for grazing may be approved or granted; (b) The value of each permit; (c) The appropriate compensation to landowners; and (d) Provisions for violations of permit and trespass. A request for comments on this information collection request appeared in the Federal Register on October 30, 2006 (71 FR 63346). No comments were received. An administrative fee of up to 3 percent of the annual grazing rental is collected to reimburse the BIA for administration of the grazing permit program. In recent years, administrative fees have generated approximately $175,000 per year. Request for Comments The Bureau of Indian Affairs requests you to send your comments on this collection to the locations listed in the ADDRESSES section. Your comments should address: (a) The necessity of this information collection for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (b) The accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (hours and cost) of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) Ways we could enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) Ways we could minimize the burden of the collection of the information on the respondents, such as through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Please note that an agency may not sponsor or request, and an individual need not respond to, a collection of information unless it has a valid OMB Control Number. OMB has up to 60 days to make a decision on the submission for renewal, but may make the decision after 30 days. Therefore, to receive the best consideration of your comments, you should submit them closer to 30 days than 60 days. Information Collection Abstract OMB Control Number: 1076–0157. Type of review: Renewal. Title: Grazing Permits, 25 CFR 166. Brief Description of Collection: Information is collected through a grazing permit application. Respondent supplies all information needed to prepare a grazing permit, including: name, address, range unit requested, number of livestock, season of use, livestock owner’s brand, kind of livestock, mortgage holder information, ownership of livestock, and requested term of permit. Response is mandatory for respondents to supply the above information in order to obtain a grazing permit. Respondents: Possible respondents include: individual tribal members, individual non-Indians, and tribal governments. Response is mandatory for respondents who wish to obtain a grazing permit. Number of Respondents: 1,000. Estimated Time per Response: 20 minutes (1⁄3 hour). Frequency of Response: Annually and as needed. Total Annual Responses: 2,570. Total Annual Hourly Burden to Respondents: 856 hours. Total Filing/Administrative Fees: $175,000 per year. Dated: February 22, 2007. Grayford Payne, Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary— Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. E7–3495 Filed 2–27–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–W7–P E:\FR\FM\28FEN1.SGM 28FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 39 (Wednesday, February 28, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 9021-9022]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 07-920]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs


Loan Guaranty, Insurance and Interest Subsidy Program

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of Submission of Information Collection to the Office of 
Management and Budget.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is submitting the information 
collection, titled 25 CFR 103, Loan Guaranty, Insurance, and Interest 
Subsidy Program, OMB Control Number 1076-0020 for renewal.

DATES: Submit comments on or before March 30, 2007.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the information collection to the 
Desk Officer for Department of the Interior, by facsimile at (202) 395-
6566 or you may send an e-mail to: OIRA--DOCKET@ omb.eop.gov.
    Please send a copy of your comments to David Johnson, Acting 
Director, Division of Capital Investment, Office of Indian Energy and 
Economic Development, Department of the Interior, 1951 Constitution 
Avenue, NW., Mail Stop 20-SIB, Washington, DC 20240.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You may request further information or 
obtain copies of the information collection request submission from 
Woodrow B. Sneed, Financial Analyst, Division of Capital Investment, 
1951 Constitution Avenue, NW., Mail Stop 20-SIB, Washington, DC 20240 
or by telefacsimile at (202) 208-6512.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the Loan Guaranty, Insurance, 
and Interest Subsidy Program, 25 U.S.C. 1481 et seq. and 25 U.S.C. 1511 
et seq., is to encourage private lending to individual Indians and 
organizations of Indians, by providing lenders with loan guaranties or 
loan insurance to reduce their potential risk. Lenders, borrowers, and 
the loan purpose all must qualify under Program terms. In addition, the 
Secretary of the Interior must be satisfied that there is a reasonable 
prospect that the loan will be repaid. BIA collects information under 
the regulations, 25 CFR 103, to assure compliance with Program 
requirements. BIA forms concerned with this regulation include: 5-4753 
Loan Guaranty Agreement, 5-4754 Loan Insurance Agreement, 5-4754a 
Notice of Insured Loan, 5-4755 Request to BIA for Loan Guaranty, Loan 
Insurance, and/or Interest Subsidy, 5-4749 BIA Interest Subsidy Report, 
5-4759 Assignment of Loan Documents and Related Rights, 5-4760a Notice 
of Default, and 5-4760b Claim for Loss. A request for comments on this 
information collection request appeared in the Federal Register on 
November 24, 2006 (71 FR 67895). No comments were received.

Request for Comments

    The Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development requests you 
to send your comments on this collection to the two locations listed in 
the ADDRESSES section. Your comments should address: (a) The necessity 
of this information collection for the proper performance of the 
functions of the agency, including whether the information will have 
practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the 
burden (hours and cost) of the collection of information, including the 
validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways we could 
enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be 
collected; and (d) ways we could minimize the burden

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of the collection of the information on the respondents, such as 
through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of 
information technology.
    Please note that an agency may not sponsor or request, and an 
individual need not respond to, a collection of information unless it 
displays a valid OMB Control Number.
    Once this notice is published in the Federal Register, OMB has up 
to 60 days to make a decision on approving this collection but may 
decide after 30 days; therefore, your comments will receive maximum 
attention if sent within the 30 day period.
    OMB Approval Number: 1076-0020.
    Title: 25 CFR 103, Loan Guaranty, Insurance, and Interest Subsidy 
Program.
    Brief Description of Collection: The Loan Guaranty, Insurance, and 
Interest Subsidy Program (Program) was established by the Act of April 
12, 1974, as amended, 88 Stat. 79, 25 U.S.C. 1481 et seq. and 25 U.S.C. 
1511 et seq. The Program has existed since 1974 and the regulations 
implementing it have existed since 1975, with significant revision in 
2001. It is necessary to collect information from users of this program 
in order to determine eligibility and credit worthiness of Indian 
applicants for loans. Submission of this information is mandatory for 
respondent to receive or maintain a benefit.
    Type of Review: Renewal.
    Respondents: Commercial banks.
    Number of Respondents: 612.
    Number of Responses: 1,527.
    Estimated Time per Response: 2 hours.
    Frequency of Response: As needed.
    Total Annual Burden to Respondents: 3,054.

    Dated: February 23, 2007.
Debbie L. Clark,
Deputy Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs (Management).
[FR Doc. 07-920 Filed 2-26-07; 12:05 pm]
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