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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 173 / Wednesday, September 9, 2009 / Notices there will exist a sufficient number of medical physicists after October 1, 1999, and (9) determining the costs and benefits of compliance with these requirements. cprice-sewell on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES B. Certain Panels of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee The committee reviews and evaluates data on the safety and effectiveness of marketed and investigational devices and makes recommendations for their regulation. The panels engage in a number of activities to fulfill the functions of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (the act) envisions for device advisory panels. 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DATES: Comments Due Date: September 16, 2009. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments must be received within fourteen (14) days from the date of this Notice. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB approval number and should be sent to: Mr. Ross A. Rutledge, HUD Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20502; e-mail: Ross_A._Rutledge@omb.eop.gov; fax: (202) 395–5806. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lillian Deitzer, Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410; email: Lillian.L.Deitzer@hud.gov; telephone (202) 402–8048. This is not a toll-free number. Copies of available documents should be submitted to OMB and may be obtained from Ms. Deitzer. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This Notice informs the public that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has submitted to OMB, for emergency processing, a proposed information collection as part of planning for the National Broadband Plan ordered under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The information will describe the availability and usage of broadband internet services in HUD-assisted housing and at Neighborhood Networks Centers. The respondents are Public Housing Authorities, Tribes and managers of multi-family and HOME Investment Partnerships Program properties as well as managers of Neighborhood Networks Centers. HUD will survey all PHAs, Indian Tribes and managers of Neighborhood Networks Centers and a 500-respondent sample for each of Multi-Family managers with e-mail address, Multi-Family managers without e-mail addresses and HOME managers. For the Residential Broadband Survey, each respondent will be asked to voluntarily disclose whether broadband internet service is available in their project and approximately how many residents subscribe to that service. For the Neighborhood Networks Survey, each Center manager will be voluntarily asked to describe the programming offered at their Center as well as the number of users who utilize the Center. E:\FR\FM\09SEN1.SGM 09SEN1 46446 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 173 / Wednesday, September 9, 2009 / Notices This data will help identify opportunities for HUD to invest in providing broadband service for residents. This Notice Also Lists the Following Information Title of Proposal: Broadband Research Project. Description of Information Collection: This is a new information collection. The Department of Housing and Urban Development is seeking emergency review of the Paperwork Reduction Act Requirements associated with a broadband research project. OMB Control Number: Pending. Agency Form Numbers: None. Members of the Affected Public: Public housing executive directors, managers of HUD-assisted housing projects and Neighborhood Networks Center managers. Estimation of the total numbers of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of responses, frequency of responses, and hours of responses: This is a one-time collection. Each respondent will need approximately 15 minutes to complete the questionnaire. There are 7,817 total respondents. The total reporting burden will be 1,563.4 hours. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: September 3, 2009. Lillian Deitzer, Departmental Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. E9–21729 Filed 9–8–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5282–N–06] Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; Comment Request; HUD NEPA ARRA Section 1609(c) Reporting cprice-sewell on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD. ACTION: Notice of proposed information collection. SUMMARY: The proposed information collection requirement described below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and extension of the current approval, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. DATES: Comments Due Date: November 9, 2009. VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:47 Sep 08, 2009 Jkt 217001 Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB approval number and should be sent to: Lillian L. Deitzer, Departmental Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Room 4178, Washington, DC 20410– 5000; telephone (202) 402–8048 (this is not a toll-free number) or e-mail Ms. Deitzer at Lillian.L.Deitzer@hud.gov for a copy of the proposed form, or other available information. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Charles Bien, Director, Environmental Review Division, Office of Environment and Energy, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410; e-mail: Charles.Bien@hud.gov; telephone (202) 402–4462. This is not a toll-free number. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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 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 the use of appropriate automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. This Notice lists the following information: Title of Proposal: HUD NEPA ARRA Section 1609(c) Reporting. Description of Information Collection: The temporary electronic form will be provided by HUD to be used by grantees [i.e., Respondents] for the purpose of complying with the ARRA Section 1609(c) statutory requirement. Grantees who receive American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funding for projects must report on the status and progress of their projects and activities with respect to compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) requirements and documentation. HUD will consolidate and transmit the information received from grantees to the Council on Environmental Quality and OMB for the Administration’s reports to the House and Senate committees designated in the legislation. ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 OMB Control Number: 2506–0187. Agency Form Numbers: None. Members of the Affected Public: Notfor-profit institutions, State, Local or Tribal Government. Estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of responses, frequency of responses, and hours of responses: Estimated number of respondents is 6,000. Frequency of response is quarterly. Annual number of responses is 24,000 (6,000 x 4). Estimate 30 minutes for response. Annualized burden hours is 12,000 (24,000 x 0.5 hours). Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: September 2, 2009. ´ Mercedes M. Marquez, Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development. [FR Doc. E9–21736 Filed 9–8–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5281–N–67] Notice of Application for Designation as a Single Family Foreclosure Commissioner AGENCY: Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The proposed information collection requirement described below has been 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. Under the Single Family Mortgage Foreclosure Act of 1994, HUD may exercise a nonjudicial power of sale of single-family HUD-held mortgages and may appoint foreclosure commissioners to do this. HUD needs the notice and resulting applications for compliance with the Act’s requirements that commissioners be qualified. Most respondents will be attorneys, but anyone may apply. DATES: Comments Due Date: October 9, 2009. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB approval Number (2510–0012) and should be sent to: HUD Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503; fax: 202–395–5806. 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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5281-N-66]


Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; 
Emergency Comment Request; Broadband Research Project

AGENCY: Office of Policy Development and Research, HUD.

ACTION: Notice of proposed information collection.

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SUMMARY: The proposed information collection requirement described 
below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
for emergency review and approval, as required by the Paperwork 
Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the 
subject proposal.

DATES: Comments Due Date: September 16, 2009.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding 
this proposal. Comments must be received within fourteen (14) days from 
the date of this Notice. Comments should refer to the proposal by name 
and/or OMB approval number and should be sent to: Mr. Ross A. Rutledge, 
HUD Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office 
Building, Washington, DC 20502; e-mail: Ross_A._Rutledge@omb.eop.gov; 
fax: (202) 395-5806.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lillian Deitzer, Reports Management 
Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh 
Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410; e-mail: Lillian.L.Deitzer@hud.gov; 
telephone (202) 402-8048. This is not a toll-free number. Copies of 
available documents should be submitted to OMB and may be obtained from 
Ms. Deitzer.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This Notice informs the public that the U.S. 
Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has submitted to OMB, 
for emergency processing, a proposed information collection as part of 
planning for the National Broadband Plan ordered under the American 
Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The information will describe 
the availability and usage of broadband internet services in HUD-
assisted housing and at Neighborhood Networks Centers. The respondents 
are Public Housing Authorities, Tribes and managers of multi-family and 
HOME Investment Partnerships Program properties as well as managers of 
Neighborhood Networks Centers. HUD will survey all PHAs, Indian Tribes 
and managers of Neighborhood Networks Centers and a 500-respondent 
sample for each of Multi-Family managers with e-mail address, Multi-
Family managers without e-mail addresses and HOME managers.
    For the Residential Broadband Survey, each respondent will be asked 
to voluntarily disclose whether broadband internet service is available 
in their project and approximately how many residents subscribe to that 
service. For the Neighborhood Networks Survey, each Center manager will 
be voluntarily asked to describe the programming offered at their 
Center as well as the number of users who utilize the Center.

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This data will help identify opportunities for HUD to invest in 
providing broadband service for residents.

This Notice Also Lists the Following Information

    Title of Proposal: Broadband Research Project.
    Description of Information Collection: This is a new information 
collection. The Department of Housing and Urban Development is seeking 
emergency review of the Paperwork Reduction Act Requirements associated 
with a broadband research project.
    OMB Control Number: Pending.
    Agency Form Numbers: None.
    Members of the Affected Public: Public housing executive directors, 
managers of HUD-assisted housing projects and Neighborhood Networks 
Center managers.
    Estimation of the total numbers of hours needed to prepare the 
information collection including number of responses, frequency of 
responses, and hours of responses: This is a one-time collection. Each 
respondent will need approximately 15 minutes to complete the 
questionnaire. There are 7,817 total respondents. The total reporting 
burden will be 1,563.4 hours.

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

    Dated: September 3, 2009.
Lillian Deitzer,
Departmental Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief 
Information Officer.
[FR Doc. E9-21729 Filed 9-8-09; 8:45 am]
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