Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request; Application for Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control Grant Programs and Quality Assurance Plans, 62668-62669 [07-5499]

Download as PDF 62668 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 214 / Tuesday, November 6, 2007 / Notices mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES 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. Overview of this information collection: (1) Type of Information Collection: Revision of an existing information collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Application for Travel Document. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I–131. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. Certain aliens, namely permanent or conditional residents, refugees or asylees and aliens abroad use this information collection to apply for a travel document to lawfully enter or reenter the United States. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 164,103 responses at 1 hour and 55 minutes per response. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 3,117,957 annual burden hours. If you have additional comments, suggestions, or need a copy of the information collection instrument, please visit the USCIS Web site at: http://www.regulations.gov/fdmspublic/ component/main. We may also be contacted at: USCIS, Regulatory Management Division, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., 3rd floor, Suite 3008, Washington, DC 20529, telephone number 202–272–8377. Dated: October 31, 2007. Stephen Tarragon Deputy Chief, Regulatory Management Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E7–21704 Filed 11–5–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–10–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:55 Nov 05, 2007 Jkt 214001 DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5122–03] Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request; Application for Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control Grant Programs and Quality Assurance Plans Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control, 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: January 7, 2008. 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., Room 4178, Washington, DC 20410, e-mail Lillian.L.Deitzer@hud.gov, telephone number (202) 708–2374, extension 8048 (this is not a toll-free number. Hearing-or-speech-impaired persons may access the numbers above and below via TTY by calling the tollfree Federal Information Relay Service at 1–800–877–8339. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Devasia Karimpanal, Senior Technical Assistance Specialist, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 8236, Washington, DC 20410; e-mail Devasia.V.Karimpanal@hud.gov, telephone (202) 402–7682. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00046 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: Application for Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control Grant Programs and Quality Assurance Plans. OMB Control Number, if applicable: 2539–0015. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: This information collection is required in conjunction with the issuance of Notices of Funding Availability for approximately $150,000,000 for Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control Programs that are authorized under Title X of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1992, Public Law 102–550, section 1011, and other legislation. After the award of grants, HUD’s Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control requires its Healthy Homes Demonstration, Healthy Homes Technical Studies grantees, and Lead Technical Studies grantees which are conducting research or significant evaluation activities, to submit a Quality Assurance Plan (QAP) to the Office for approval before they initiate data collection. This requirement also applies to Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control contractors who conduct such research or evaluation activities. This requirement has been established because quality assurance procedures ensure the accuracy and validity of data. The use of quality assurance plan templates helps to ensure that quality assurance activities are well planned and thorough, and standardizes the formatting of the plans, which aids both the respondents in plan development and HUD staff in their review. The use of different templates for technical studies and demonstration projects was designed to reduce respondent burden by requiring more detailed information only for the technical studies (research) projects, consistent with their more rigorous quality assurance requirements. Agency form numbers, if applicable: HUD 96008, 96012, 96013, 960014, 96015, and standard grant forms. Total Burden Estimate (annual): Application Development: Number of respondents: 330; frequency of responses: 1; hours per response: 25; burden hours: 8250. E:\FR\FM\06NON1.SGM 06NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 214 / Tuesday, November 6, 2007 / Notices Award of Grant: Number of respondents: 80; frequency of responses: 1; hours per response: 15; burden hours: 1200. Quality Assurance Plan: Number of respondents: 20; Frequency of response: 1; Hours per response: 24; Total Burden Hours: 480. Grand total of estimated burden hours: 9930. Status of the proposed information collection: This is a revision of a currently approved collection. Members of Affected Public: Potential applicants include State, tribal, local governments, not-for-profit institutions and for-profit firms located in the U.S. state and units of general local government, and federally recognized Native American Tribes. Additional Information: The obligation to respond to this information collection is required to obtain or retain benefits. • The original terms and conditions of the lease; • The increased rental of $10 per acre; • The increased royalty of 162⁄3 percent or 4 percentages above the existing competitive royalty rate; and • The $163 cost of publishing this Notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karen L. Johnson, Chief, Fluids Adjudication Section, BLM Montana State Office, 5001 Southgate Drive, Billings, Montana 59101–4669, 406– 896–5098. Authority: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. Fish and Wildlife Service Dated: October 29, 2007. Jon L. Gant, Director, Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control. [FR Doc. 07–5499 Filed 11–5–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–M DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR [MT–922–08–1310–FI–P; MTM 93133] Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease MTM 93133 Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: Per 30 U.S.C. 188(d), Klabzuba Oil & Gas, Inc. timely filed a petition for reinstatement of oil and gas lease MTM 93133, Blaine County, Montana. The lessee paid the required rental accruing from the date of termination. No leases were issued that affect these lands. The lessee agrees to new lease terms for rentals and royalties of $10 per acre and 162⁄3 percent or 4 percentages above the existing competitive royalty rate. The lessee paid the $500 administration fee for the reinstatement of the lease and $163 cost for publishing this Notice. The lessee met the requirements for reinstatement of the lease per Sec. 31(d) and (e) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 188). We are proposing to reinstate the lease, effective the date of termination subject to: VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:55 Nov 05, 2007 Jkt 214001 Dated: October 31, 2007. Karen L. Johnson, Chief, Fluids Adjudication Section. [FR Doc. E7–21769 Filed 11–5–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–$$–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Endangered Species Recovery Permit Applications Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of receipt of permit applications; request for comment. AGENCY: SUMMARY: We invite the public to comment on the following applications to conduct certain activities with endangered species. DATES: Comments on these permit applications must be received on or before December 6, 2007. ADDRESSES: Written data or comments should be submitted to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Endangered Species Program Manager, California and Nevada Operations (CNO), 2800 Cottage Way, Room W–2606, Sacramento, California, 95825 (telephone: 916–414–6464; fax: 916– 414–6486). Please refer to the respective permit number for each application when submitting comments. All comments received, including names and addresses, will become part of the official administrative record and may be made available to the public. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Daniel Marquez, Fish and Wildlife Biologist, at the above CNO address, (telephone: 760–431–9440; fax: 760– 431–9624). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following applicants have applied for scientific research permits to conduct certain activities with endangered species pursuant to section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Endangered Species Act (16 U.S.C. 1531 et. seq.). The U.S. Fish and PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 62669 Wildlife Service (‘‘we’’) solicits review and comment from local, State, and Federal agencies, and the public on the following permit requests. Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Permit No. TE–028605 Applicant: SWCA Environmental Consultants, Flagstaff, Arizona. The applicant requests an amendment to take (harass by survey) the Yuma clapper rail (Rallus longirostris yumanensis) in conjunction with surveys in California for the purpose of enhancing its survival. Permit No. TE–166495 Applicant: Pacific Municipal Consultants, Rancho Cordova, California. The applicant requests a permit to take (capture, and collect and kill) the Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta conservatio), the longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna), the Riverside fairy shrimp (Streptocephalus wootoni), the San Diego fairy shrimp (Branchinecta sandiegonensis), and the vernal pool tadpole shrimp (Lepidurus packardi) in conjunction with surveys throughout the range of each species in California for the purpose of enhancing their survival. Permit No. TE–067990 Applicant: Barbie Dugan, Morro Bay, California. The applicant requests an amendment take (relocate) the Morro shoulderband snail (Helminthoglypta walkeriana) in conjunction with habitat enhancement projects in San Luis Obispo County, California for the purposes for enhancing its survival. Permit No. TE–166383 Applicant: Bureau of Land Management, Hollister, California. The applicant requests a permit take (harass by survey, capture, handle, and release) the California tiger salamander (Ambystoma californiense) in conjunction with surveys throughout Contra Costa, Alameda, Santa Clara, San Mateo, Santa Cruz, San Benito, Monterey, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Merced, and Fresno Counties, E:\FR\FM\06NON1.SGM 06NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 214 (Tuesday, November 6, 2007)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 07-5499]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5122-03]


Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request; 
Application for Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control Grant Programs 
and Quality Assurance Plans

AGENCY: Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control, 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: January 7, 2008.

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., Room 4178, Washington, DC 20410, e-mail 
Lillian.L.Deitzer@hud.gov, telephone number (202) 708-2374, extension 
8048 (this is not a toll-free number. Hearing-or-speech-impaired 
persons may access the numbers above and below via TTY by calling the 
toll-free Federal Information Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Devasia Karimpanal, Senior Technical 
Assistance Specialist, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 
7th Street, SW., Room 8236, Washington, DC 20410; e-mail 
Devasia.V.Karimpanal@hud.gov, telephone (202) 402-7682.

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: Application for Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard 
Control Grant Programs and Quality Assurance Plans.
    OMB Control Number, if applicable: 2539-0015.
    Description of the need for the information and proposed use:
    This information collection is required in conjunction with the 
issuance of Notices of Funding Availability for approximately 
$150,000,000 for Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control Programs that 
are authorized under Title X of the Housing and Community Development 
Act of 1992, Public Law 102-550, section 1011, and other legislation.
    After the award of grants, HUD's Office of Healthy Homes and Lead 
Hazard Control requires its Healthy Homes Demonstration, Healthy Homes 
Technical Studies grantees, and Lead Technical Studies grantees which 
are conducting research or significant evaluation activities, to submit 
a Quality Assurance Plan (QAP) to the Office for approval before they 
initiate data collection. This requirement also applies to Office of 
Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control contractors who conduct such 
research or evaluation activities. This requirement has been 
established because quality assurance procedures ensure the accuracy 
and validity of data. The use of quality assurance plan templates helps 
to ensure that quality assurance activities are well planned and 
thorough, and standardizes the formatting of the plans, which aids both 
the respondents in plan development and HUD staff in their review. The 
use of different templates for technical studies and demonstration 
projects was designed to reduce respondent burden by requiring more 
detailed information only for the technical studies (research) 
projects, consistent with their more rigorous quality assurance 
requirements.
    Agency form numbers, if applicable: HUD 96008, 96012, 96013, 
960014, 96015, and standard grant forms.
    Total Burden Estimate (annual):
    Application Development: Number of respondents: 330; frequency of 
responses: 1; hours per response: 25; burden hours: 8250.

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    Award of Grant: Number of respondents: 80; frequency of responses: 
1; hours per response: 15; burden hours: 1200.
    Quality Assurance Plan: Number of respondents: 20; Frequency of 
response: 1; Hours per response: 24; Total Burden Hours: 480.
    Grand total of estimated burden hours: 9930.
    Status of the proposed information collection: This is a revision 
of a currently approved collection.
    Members of Affected Public: Potential applicants include State, 
tribal, local governments, not-for-profit institutions and for-profit 
firms located in the U.S. state and units of general local government, 
and federally recognized Native American Tribes.
    Additional Information: The obligation to respond to this 
information collection is required to obtain or retain benefits.

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

    Dated: October 29, 2007.
Jon L. Gant,
Director, Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control.
[FR Doc. 07-5499 Filed 11-5-07; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4210-67-M