Notice of Proposed Information Collection for 1029-0061, 27342-27343 [E9-13310]

Download as PDF 27342 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 109 / Tuesday, June 9, 2009 / Notices be received on or before August 10, 2009 to assure maximum consideration. ADDRESSES: You may send written comments regarding the burden estimate, or any other aspect of the information collection, including suggestions for reducing the burden, to the Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior at the Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, via facsimile to (202) 395–5806 or e-mail to OIRA_DOCKET@omb.eop.gov. A copy of your comments should also be directed to the Bureau of Reclamation, Attention: 84–53000, PO Box 25007, Denver, CO 80225–0007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie McPhee at: (303) 445–2897. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Certification Summary Form, Reporting Summary Form for Acreage Limitation, 43 CFR part 426 and 43 CFR part 428. Abstract: These forms are to be used by district offices to summarize individual landholder (direct or indirect landowner or lessee) and farm operator certification and reporting forms as required by the RRA, 43 CFR part 426, and 43 CFR part 428. This information allows us to establish water user compliance with Federal reclamation law. Changes to the RRA forms and the instructions to those forms. Minor editorial changes were made to the currently approved RRA forms and the instructions to those forms prior to the 60-day comment period initiated by the notice published in the Federal Register (73 FR 63508, Oct. 24, 2008). Those changes were designed to assist the respondents by increasing their understanding of the forms, clarifying the instructions for use when completing the forms, and clarifying the information that is required to be submitted to the districts with the forms. We received no public comments from the 60-day public comment period. The proposed revisions to the RRA forms will be included starting in the 2010 water year. Frequency: Annually. Respondents: Contracting entities that are subject to the acreage limitation provisions of Federal reclamation law. Estimated Total Number of Respondents: 210. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.25. Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 263. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 10,520 hours. ESTIMATE OF BURDEN FOR EACH FORM Estimated number of respondents Form No. Frequency of response Total annual responses Burden hours per response Total burden hours 7–21SUMM–C and tabulation sheets .................................. 7–21SUMM–R and tabulation sheets .................................. 174 36 1.25 1.25 218 45 40 40 8,720 1,800 Total .............................................................................. 210 1.25 263 ........................ 10,520 Comments. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of our functions, including whether the information will have practical use; (b) the accuracy of our burden estimate for the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. An agency 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. Reclamation will display a valid OMB control number on the RRA forms. A Federal Register notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published in the Federal Register (73 FR 63508, Oct. 24, 2008). No public comments were received. OMB has up to 60 days to approve or disapprove this information collection, but may respond after 30 days; therefore, public comment should be VerDate Nov<24>2008 14:45 Jun 08, 2009 Jkt 217001 submitted to OMB within 30 days in order to assure maximum consideration. Before including your address, telephone 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. Dated: April 21, 2009. Richard W. Rizzi, Acting Director, Program and Policy Services, Denver Office. [FR Doc. E9–13413 Filed 6–8–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–MN–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement Notice of Proposed Information Collection for 1029–0061 AGENCY: Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, Interior. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. PO 00000 Frm 00067 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) is announcing its intention to request renewed approval for the collection of information for 30 CFR part 795— Permanent Regulatory Program—Small Operator Assistance Program (SOAP). This collection request has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. The information collection request describes the nature of the information collection and the expected burden and cost. DATES: OMB has up to 60 days to approve or disapprove the information collections but may respond after 30 days. Therefore, public comments should be submitted to OMB by July 9, 2009, in order to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Submit comments to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Department of Interior Desk Officer, by telefax at (202) 395–5806 or via e-mail to OIRA_Docket@omb.eop.gov. Also, please send a copy of your comments to John A. Trelease, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, E:\FR\FM\09JNN1.SGM 09JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 109 / Tuesday, June 9, 2009 / Notices 1951 Constitution Ave., NW., Room 202–SIB, Washington, DC 20240, or electronically to jtrelease@osmre.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To receive a copy of the information collection request, contact John A. Trelease at (202) 208–2783. You may also contact Mr. Trelease electronically at jtrelease@osmre.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations at 5 CFR part 1320, which implement provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13), require 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)]. OSM has submitted a request to OMB to renew its approval of the collection of information contained in 30 CFR 795—Permanent Regulatory Program—Small Operator Assistance Program (SOAP). OSM is requesting a 3-year term of approval for the information collection activity. An agency 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. The OMB control number for this collection of information is 1029–0061. Response is required to obtain a benefit. As required under 5 CFR 1320.8(d), a Federal Register notice soliciting comments on these collections of information was published on March 10, 2009 (74 FR 10275). No comments were received. This notice provides the public with an additional 30 days in which to comment on the following information collection activities: Title: 30 CFR Part 795—Permanent Regulatory Program—Small Operator Assistance Program. OMB Control Number: 1029–0061. Summary: This information collection requirement is needed to provide assistance to qualified small mine operators under section 507(c) of Public Law 95–87. The information requested will provide the regulatory authority with data to determine the eligibility of the applicant and the capability and expertise of laboratories to perform required tasks. Bureau Form Number: FS–6. Frequency of Collection: Once per application. Description of Respondents: Small operators, laboratories, and State regulatory authorities. Total Annual Responses: 4. Total Annual Burden Hours: 93 hours. Send comments on the need for the collection of information for the VerDate Nov<24>2008 14:45 Jun 08, 2009 Jkt 217001 performance of the functions of the agency; the accuracy of the agency’s burden estimates; ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and ways to minimize the information collection burden on respondents, such as use of automated means of collection of the information, to the places listed under ADDRESSES. Please refer to control number 1029–0061 in your correspondence. Before including your address, phone number, email 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. Dated: June 1, 2009. Alfred E. Whitehouse, Acting Chief Division of Regulatory Support. [FR Doc. E9–13310 Filed 6–8–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–05–M DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs American Indian/Alaska Native Population and Labor Force Estimate Report AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of submission to the Office of Management and Budget. SUMMARY: The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is submitting the information collection on the American Indian/ Alaska Native Population and Labor Force Estimate Report for review and reinstatement as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The OMB Control Number is 1076–0147. This collection expired while we were revising the report to be more accurate. DATE: Submit comments on or before July 9, 2009. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the information collection to the Desk Officer for Department of the Interior at the Office of Management and Budget, by facsimile to (202) 395–5806 or you may send an e-mail to: OIRA_DOCKET@ omb.eop.gov. Please send a copy of your comments to Ms. Lynn Forcia, Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development, Department of the Interior, 1951 Constitution Avenue, NW., MS 321 SIB, PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 27343 Washington, DC 20245. Facsimile (202) 208–6991. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You may request further information or obtain copies of the information collection request submission from Ms. Lynn Forcia, Telephone (202) 219–5270. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract This information collection is mandated by Congress through Public Law 102–477, Indian Employment, Training and Related Services Demonstration Act (Act) of 1992, section, 17. The Act requires the Secretary to develop, maintain and publish, not less than biennially, a consolidated report on the population by gender, income level, age, and availability for work. The consolidated report will be submitted to the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, as required by the Act and other Federal agencies. The consolidated report will also be available to Indian tribes and the general public, upon request. The OMB Control Number for this information collection is 1076–0147. Approval for this information collection expired on July 31, 2008, while BIA was revising the report to make it more accurate; therefore, the BIA is submitting the information collection for reinstatement. A request for comments on this information collection request appeared in the Federal Register on Tuesday, September 16, 2008 (73 FR 53441). No comments were received in response to the announcement. II. Request for Comments The BIA requests that you 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 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. E:\FR\FM\09JNN1.SGM 09JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 109 (Tuesday, June 9, 2009)]
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[Pages 27342-27343]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-13310]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement


Notice of Proposed Information Collection for 1029-0061

AGENCY: Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, Interior.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) is 
announcing its intention to request renewed approval for the collection 
of information for 30 CFR part 795--Permanent Regulatory Program--Small 
Operator Assistance Program (SOAP). This collection request has been 
forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and 
approval. The information collection request describes the nature of 
the information collection and the expected burden and cost.

DATES: OMB has up to 60 days to approve or disapprove the information 
collections but may respond after 30 days. Therefore, public comments 
should be submitted to OMB by July 9, 2009, in order to be assured of 
consideration.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments to the Office of Information and Regulatory 
Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Department of 
Interior Desk Officer, by telefax at (202) 395-5806 or via e-mail to 
OIRA_Docket@omb.eop.gov. Also, please send a copy of your comments to 
John A. Trelease, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement,

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1951 Constitution Ave., NW., Room 202-SIB, Washington, DC 20240, or 
electronically to jtrelease@osmre.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To receive a copy of the information 
collection request, contact John A. Trelease at (202) 208-2783. You may 
also contact Mr. Trelease electronically at jtrelease@osmre.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
regulations at 5 CFR part 1320, which implement provisions of the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13), require 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)]. OSM has submitted a request to OMB to 
renew its approval of the collection of information contained in 30 CFR 
795--Permanent Regulatory Program--Small Operator Assistance Program 
(SOAP). OSM is requesting a 3-year term of approval for the information 
collection activity.
    An agency 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. The OMB control number for this 
collection of information is 1029-0061. Response is required to obtain 
a benefit.
    As required under 5 CFR 1320.8(d), a Federal Register notice 
soliciting comments on these collections of information was published 
on March 10, 2009 (74 FR 10275). No comments were received. This notice 
provides the public with an additional 30 days in which to comment on 
the following information collection activities:
    Title: 30 CFR Part 795--Permanent Regulatory Program--Small 
Operator Assistance Program.
    OMB Control Number: 1029-0061.
    Summary: This information collection requirement is needed to 
provide assistance to qualified small mine operators under section 
507(c) of Public Law 95-87. The information requested will provide the 
regulatory authority with data to determine the eligibility of the 
applicant and the capability and expertise of laboratories to perform 
required tasks.
    Bureau Form Number: FS-6.
    Frequency of Collection: Once per application.
    Description of Respondents: Small operators, laboratories, and 
State regulatory authorities.
    Total Annual Responses: 4.
    Total Annual Burden Hours: 93 hours.
    Send comments on the need for the collection of information for the 
performance of the functions of the agency; the accuracy of the 
agency's burden estimates; ways to enhance the quality, utility and 
clarity of the information collection; and ways to minimize the 
information collection burden on respondents, such as use of automated 
means of collection of the information, to the places listed under 
ADDRESSES. Please refer to control number 1029-0061 in your 
correspondence.
    Before including your address, phone number, email 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.

    Dated: June 1, 2009.
Alfred E. Whitehouse,
Acting Chief Division of Regulatory Support.
[FR Doc. E9-13310 Filed 6-8-09; 8:45 am]
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