Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 15434 [E9-7652]

Download as PDF 15434 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 64 / Monday, April 6, 2009 / Notices Done at Washington, DC, on: March 30, 2009. Alfred V. Almanza, Administrator. [FR Doc. E9–7579 Filed 4–3–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–DM–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Utilities Service Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Rural Utilities Service, USDA. Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES ACTION: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended), the Rural Utilities Service (RUS) invites comments on this information collection for which RUS intends to request approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by June 5, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michele Brooks, Director, Program Development and Regulatory Analysis, USDA, Rural Utilities Service, 1400 Independence Ave., SW., STOP 1522, Room 5162 South Building, Washington, DC 20250–1522. Telephone: (202) 690–1078. FAX: (202) 720–8435. E-mail: michele.brooks@wdc.usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) regulation (5 CFR 1320) implementing provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13) requires that interested members of the public and affected agencies have an opportunity to comment on information collection and recordkeeping activities (see 5 CFR 1320.8(d)). This notice identifies an information collection that RUS is submitting to OMB for extension. Comments are invited on: (a) 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; (b) the accuracy of the Agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or VerDate Nov<24>2008 19:48 Apr 03, 2009 Jkt 217001 other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments may be sent to: Michele Brooks, Director, Program Development and Regulatory Analysis, USDA, Rural Utilities Service, STOP 1522, 1400 Independence Ave., SW., Washington, DC 20250–1522. FAX: (202) 720–8435. E-mail: michele.brooks@wdc.usda.gov. Title: Deferment of Rural Development Utilities Programs Loan Payments for Rural Development Projects. OMB Control Number: 0572–0097. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: The Deferment of Rural Development Utilities Programs Loan Payments for Rural Development Projects allows RUS electric and telecommunications borrowers to defer the payment of principal and interest on any insured or direct loan made under the Rural Electrification Act (RE Act) of 1936, as amended (7 U.S.C. 912). The purpose of the Deferment program is to encourage borrowers to invest in and promote rural development and rural job creation projects that are based on sound economic and financial analyses. This program is administered through 7 CFR 1703, subpart H. The burden required by this collection consists of information that will allow the Agency to determine eligibility for deferment; specific purposes of the deferment; the term of the deferment; cost of the project and degree of participation from other sources; and compliance with Agency and other regulations and legal requirements. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting for this collection of information is estimated to average 1.23 hours per response. Respondents: Business or other for profit, Not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 9. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 11 hours. Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Gale Richardson, Program Development and Regulatory Analysis, at (202) 720–0992. FAX: (202) 720–8435. All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of public record. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Title: Alaska Individual Fishing Quota Cost Recovery Program Requirements. Form Number(s): None. OMB Approval Number: 0648–0398. Type of Request: Regular submission. Burden Hours: 5,984. Number of Respondents: 2,500. Average Hours per Response: 2 hours. Needs and Uses: The MagnusonStevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act requires that the Secretary of Commerce maintain a Cost Recovery Program to cover the management and enforcement costs of the Individual Fishing Quotas (IFQ) for Pacific Halibut and Sablefish in the Alaska Fisheries Program. This Cost Recovery Program requires Registered Buyers to submit information about the volume and value of IFQ species landings and for the IFQ permit holders to calculate and submit fees. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Frequency: Annually. Respondent’s Obligation: Mandatory. OMB Desk Officer: David Rostker, (202) 395–3897. Copies of the above information collection proposal can be obtained by calling or writing Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, (202) 482–0266, Department of Commerce, Room 7845, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at dHynek@doc.gov). Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to David Rostker, OMB Desk Officer, FAX number (202) 395–7285, or David_Rostker@omb.eop.gov. Dated: March 31, 2009. James R. Newby, Acting Administrator, Rural Utilities Service. [FR Doc. 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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 64 (Monday, April 6, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Page 15434]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-7652]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Rural Utilities Service


Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

AGENCY: Rural Utilities Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 
U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended), the Rural Utilities Service (RUS) 
invites comments on this information collection for which RUS intends 
to request approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by June 5, 2009.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michele Brooks, Director, Program 
Development and Regulatory Analysis, USDA, Rural Utilities Service, 
1400 Independence Ave., SW., STOP 1522, Room 5162 South Building, 
Washington, DC 20250-1522. Telephone: (202) 690-1078. FAX: (202) 720-
8435. E-mail: michele.brooks@wdc.usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) 
regulation (5 CFR 1320) implementing provisions of the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13) requires that interested members 
of the public and affected agencies have an opportunity to comment on 
information collection and recordkeeping activities (see 5 CFR 
1320.8(d)). This notice identifies an information collection that RUS 
is submitting to OMB for extension.
    Comments are invited on: (a) 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; (b) the accuracy of the Agency's estimate of the burden of the 
proposed collection of information including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, 
utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to 
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. Comments may be sent to: Michele 
Brooks, Director, Program Development and Regulatory Analysis, USDA, 
Rural Utilities Service, STOP 1522, 1400 Independence Ave., SW., 
Washington, DC 20250-1522. FAX: (202) 720-8435. E-mail: 
michele.brooks@wdc.usda.gov.
    Title: Deferment of Rural Development Utilities Programs Loan 
Payments for Rural Development Projects.
    OMB Control Number: 0572-0097.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: The Deferment of Rural Development Utilities Programs 
Loan Payments for Rural Development Projects allows RUS electric and 
telecommunications borrowers to defer the payment of principal and 
interest on any insured or direct loan made under the Rural 
Electrification Act (RE Act) of 1936, as amended (7 U.S.C. 912). The 
purpose of the Deferment program is to encourage borrowers to invest in 
and promote rural development and rural job creation projects that are 
based on sound economic and financial analyses. This program is 
administered through 7 CFR 1703, subpart H. The burden required by this 
collection consists of information that will allow the Agency to 
determine eligibility for deferment; specific purposes of the 
deferment; the term of the deferment; cost of the project and degree of 
participation from other sources; and compliance with Agency and other 
regulations and legal requirements.
    Estimate of Burden: Public reporting for this collection of 
information is estimated to average 1.23 hours per response.
    Respondents: Business or other for profit, Not-for-profit 
institutions.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 9.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 11 hours.
    Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Gale 
Richardson, Program Development and Regulatory Analysis, at (202) 720-
0992. FAX: (202) 720-8435.
    All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the 
request for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of 
public record.

    Dated: March 31, 2009.
James R. Newby,
Acting Administrator, Rural Utilities Service.
[FR Doc. E9-7652 Filed 4-3-09; 8:45 am]
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