Proposed Information Collection Activities, 44814 [E9-20931]

Download as PDF 44814 Notices Federal Register Vol. 74, No. 167 Monday, August 31, 2009 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency statements of organization and functions are examples of documents appearing in this section. RECOVERY ACCOUNTABILITY AND TRANSPARENCY BOARD Proposed Information Collection Activities cprice-sewell on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES ACTION: Notice and request for comments. SUMMARY: The Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board (Board) invites comments on the proposed information collection request as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before October 30, 2009. ADDRESSES: Send comments to Jennifer Dure, Office of General Counsel, Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board, 1717 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20006. Alternatively, you can e-mail comments to comments@ratb.gov. Please be sure to identify the title of the collection in the subject line. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), Public Law 104–13, section 2, 109 Stat. 163 (1995) (codified as revised at 44 U.S.C. 3501–3520), and its implementing regulations, 5 CFR Part 1320, require Federal agencies to provide 60 days’ notice to the public for comment on information collection activities before seeking approval of such activities by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Specifically, the Board invites interested respondents to comment on the following summary of proposed information collection activities regarding (i) Whether the information collection activities are necessary for the Board to properly execute its functions; (ii) the accuracy of the Board’s estimates of the burden of the information collection activities; (iii) ways for the Board to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information being collected; and (iv) ways for the Board to VerDate Nov<24>2008 14:57 Aug 28, 2009 Jkt 217001 minimize the burden of information collection activities on the public. Below is a brief summary of the proposed information collection: Title of Collection: FederalReporting.gov Recipient Registration System. OMB Control No.: 0430–0002. Description: Section 1512 of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, Public Law 111–5, 123 Stat. 115 (Recovery Act), requires recipients of Recovery Act funds to report on the use of those funds. These reports are to be submitted to FederalReporting.gov, and certain information from these reports will later be posted to the publically available Web site Recovery.gov. The FederalReporting.gov Recipient Registration System (FRRS) was developed to protect the Board and FederalReporting.gov users from individuals seeking to gain unauthorized access to user accounts on FederalReporting.gov. FRRS is used for the purpose of verifying the identity of the user; allowing users to establish an account on FederalReporting.gov; providing users access to their FederalReporting.gov account for reporting data; allowing users to customize, update, or terminate their accounts with FederalReporting.gov; renewing or revoking a user’s account on FederalReporting.gov, thereby protecting FederalReporting.gov and FederalReporting.gov users from potential harm caused by individuals with malicious intentions gaining unauthorized access to the system. To assist in this goal, FRRS will collect a registrant’s name, email address, telephone number and extension, three security questions and answers, and, by way of a DUNS number, organization information. The person registering for FederalReporting.gov will generate a self-assigned password that will be stored on the FRRS, but will only be accessible to the registering individual. Affected Public: Private sector and state, local, and tribal governments. Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 150,961. Frequency of Responses: Once. PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Total Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 12,558. Ivan J. Flores, Paralegal Specialist, Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board. [FR Doc. E9–20931 Filed 8–28–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–GA–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request August 25, 2009. The Department of Agriculture has submitted the following information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13. Comments regarding (a) whether the 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 burden including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; (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 should be addressed to: Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), OIRA_Submission@OMB.EOP.GOV or fax (202) 395–5806 and to Departmental Clearance Office, USDA, OCIO, Mail Stop 7602, Washington, DC 20250– 7602. Comments regarding these information collections are best assured of having their full effect if received within 30 days of this notification. Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by calling (202) 720–8958. An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a currently valid OMB control number and the agency informs potential persons who are to respond to the collection of information that such persons are not required to respond to the collection of information unless it E:\FR\FM\31AUN1.SGM 31AUN1

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This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules 
or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings 
and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, 
delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency 
statements of organization and functions are examples of documents 
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Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 167 / Monday, August 31, 2009 / 
Notices

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RECOVERY ACCOUNTABILITY AND TRANSPARENCY BOARD


Proposed Information Collection Activities

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board (Board) 
invites comments on the proposed information collection request as 
required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
October 30, 2009.

ADDRESSES: Send comments to Jennifer Dure, Office of General Counsel, 
Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board, 1717 Pennsylvania 
Avenue, NW., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20006. Alternatively, you can e-
mail comments to comments@ratb.gov. Please be sure to identify the 
title of the collection in the subject line.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), 
Public Law 104-13, section 2, 109 Stat. 163 (1995) (codified as revised 
at 44 U.S.C. 3501-3520), and its implementing regulations, 5 CFR Part 
1320, require Federal agencies to provide 60 days' notice to the public 
for comment on information collection activities before seeking 
approval of such activities by the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB). Specifically, the Board invites interested respondents to 
comment on the following summary of proposed information collection 
activities regarding (i) Whether the information collection activities 
are necessary for the Board to properly execute its functions; (ii) the 
accuracy of the Board's estimates of the burden of the information 
collection activities; (iii) ways for the Board to enhance the quality, 
utility, and clarity of the information being collected; and (iv) ways 
for the Board to minimize the burden of information collection 
activities on the public.
    Below is a brief summary of the proposed information collection:
    Title of Collection: FederalReporting.gov Recipient Registration 
System.
    OMB Control No.: 0430-0002.
    Description: Section 1512 of the American Recovery and Reinvestment 
Act of 2009, Public Law 111-5, 123 Stat. 115 (Recovery Act), requires 
recipients of Recovery Act funds to report on the use of those funds. 
These reports are to be submitted to FederalReporting.gov, and certain 
information from these reports will later be posted to the publically 
available Web site Recovery.gov.
    The FederalReporting.gov Recipient Registration System (FRRS) was 
developed to protect the Board and FederalReporting.gov users from 
individuals seeking to gain unauthorized access to user accounts on 
FederalReporting.gov. FRRS is used for the purpose of verifying the 
identity of the user; allowing users to establish an account on 
FederalReporting.gov; providing users access to their 
FederalReporting.gov account for reporting data; allowing users to 
customize, update, or terminate their accounts with 
FederalReporting.gov; renewing or revoking a user's account on 
FederalReporting.gov, thereby protecting FederalReporting.gov and 
FederalReporting.gov users from potential harm caused by individuals 
with malicious intentions gaining unauthorized access to the system.
    To assist in this goal, FRRS will collect a registrant's name, 
email address, telephone number and extension, three security questions 
and answers, and, by way of a DUNS number, organization information. 
The person registering for FederalReporting.gov will generate a self-
assigned password that will be stored on the FRRS, but will only be 
accessible to the registering individual.
    Affected Public: Private sector and state, local, and tribal 
governments.
    Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 150,961.
    Frequency of Responses: Once.
    Total Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 12,558.

Ivan J. Flores,
Paralegal Specialist, Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board.
[FR Doc. E9-20931 Filed 8-28-09; 8:45 am]
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