Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Loan Guarantee, Insurance, and Interest Subsidy Program; Request for Comments, 22613-22614 [2010-9883]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 82 / Thursday, April 29, 2010 / Notices mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES to determine whether an applicant to obtain, modify, or assign a grazing permit on trust or restricted lands is eligible and complies with all applicable grazing requirements. Some of this information is collected on forms that are being revised or newly instituted. Currently approved forms have been updated to simplify language and update regulatory citations. New forms have been put in place to implement existing regulatory requirements. No third party notification or public disclosure burden is associated with this collection. Adjustments were made to the approved burden hours for this information collection to better account for the process of obtaining a grazing permit and to account for previously unidentified information collection requirements contained in existing regulatory requirements. II. Request for Comments The BIA published a notice seeking public comment on February 25, 2010. See 75 FR 8731. No comments were received in response to that notice. The BIA requests that you send your comments on this collection to the locations listed in the ADDRESSES section. Your comments should address: (a) The necessity of the information collection for the proper performance of the agencies, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agencies’ 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 conduct, and an individual need not respond to, a collection of information unless it has a valid OMB Control Number. It is our policy to make all comments available to the public for review at the BIA location listed in the ADDRESSES section during the hours of 9 a.m.–5 p.m., Eastern Time, Monday through Friday except for legal holidays. Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address or other personally identifiable information, be advised that your entire comment—including your personally identifiable information— may be made public at any time. While you may request that we withhold your VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:19 Apr 28, 2010 Jkt 220001 22613 personally identifiable information, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. ACTION: Notice of Submission to the Office of Management and Budget. III. Data OMB Control Number: 1076–0157. Title: Grazing Permits, 25 CFR 166. Brief Description of Collection: Submission of this information allows individuals or organizations to obtain a grazing permit on trust or restricted land and provide notice with regard to land that is the subject of a grazing permit. This information collection also allows individual Indians to provide authority to BIA to grant grazing privileges on allotments they own. Some of this information is collected on the following forms: Form 5–5423— Performance Bond, Form 5–5514—Bid for Grazing Privileges, Form 5–5515— Grazing Permit, Form 5–5516—Grazing Permit for Organized Tribes, Form 5– 5519—Cash Penal Bond, Form 5–5521— Certificate and Application for On-andOff Grazing Permit, Form 5522— Modification of Grazing Permit, Form 5– 5523—Assignment of Grazing Permit, Form 5–5524—Application for Allocation of Grazing Privileges, Form 5–5525—Authority to Grant Grazing Privileges on Allotted Lands, Form 5– 5527—Stock Counting Record, and Form 5–5529—Removable Range Improvement Records. Response is required to obtain or retain a benefit. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Respondents: Tribes, tribal organizations, individual Indians, and non-Indian individuals. Number of Respondents: 8,200 individual Indian allottee landowners and 1,000 tribes, tribal organizations, and individuals. Total Number of Responses: 12,820. Estimated Time per Response: 20 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 4,272 hours. Total Annual Non-Hour Cost to Respondents: $0. SUMMARY: As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Department of the Interior (DOI), Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development (IEED), is submitting the information collection for the Loan Guarantee, Insurance, and Interest Subsidy Program to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for revision. The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076–0020, which expires April 30, 2010. The information collection allows IEED to ensure compliance with Program requirements and includes the use of several forms. Alvin Foster, Chief Information Officer—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 2010–9886 Filed 4–28–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–4J–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Loan Guarantee, Insurance, and Interest Subsidy Program; Request for Comments AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before June 1, 2010. 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 Molly Kubiak, Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development, U.S. Department of the Interior, 1951 Constitution Ave., NW., Mail Stop 20– SIB, Washington, DC 20245; facsimile: (202) 208–4564; or e-mail: molly.kubiak@bia.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Molly Kubiak, (202) 208–0121. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract The IEED is seeking revision and renewal of the approval for the information collection conducted under 25 CFR 103, implementing the Loan Guarantee, Insurance, and Interest Subsidy Program, established by 25 U.S.C 1451 et seq. The information collection allows IEED to determine the eligibility and credit-worthiness of respondents and loans and otherwise ensure compliance with Program requirements. This information collection includes the use of several forms. The forms have been revised to reflect the current organization of the program office as being within the Office of the Assistant Secretary— Indian Affairs, rather than within the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and to change the form numbers. The following chart shows the new form numbers. E:\FR\FM\29APN1.SGM 29APN1 22614 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 82 / Thursday, April 29, 2010 / Notices Previous Form No. New Form No. Form name 5–4753 .......................... 5–4754 .......................... 5–4754a ........................ 5–4755 .......................... LGA10 ......................... LIA10 .......................... NIL10 .......................... RLG10 ........................ 5–4749 .......................... 5–4759 .......................... 5–4760a ........................ 5–4760b ........................ ISR10 .......................... ALD10 ......................... NOD10 ........................ CFL10 ......................... Loan Guarantee Agreement. Loan Insurance Agreement. Notice of Insured Loan. Request to the Department of the Interior for Loan Guarantee, Loan Insurance, or Interest Subsidy. Indian Affairs Interest Subsidy Report. Assignment of Loan Documents and Related Rights. Notice of Default. Claim for Loss. Material changes were made to the Loan Guarantee Agreement form, LGA10, to reflect the program change increasing the threshold amounts from $1,000,000 to $2,000,000 in average outstanding balance and minimum outstanding balance to obtain ‘‘preferred lender’’ and ‘‘performance lender’’ designations. The Department also updated both its Loan Guarantee Agreement form and Loan Insurance Agreement form to increase the timeframe in which closing must occur following issuance of a loan guarantee certificate from 60 to 90 days and to add provisions that will allow the Department to publicize successful financing projects. The Department has also adjusted its burden hour estimates based on past experience with the program, refining the number of applications it expects to receive and the time it takes to complete them. mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES II. Request for Comments The Department requests that you send your comments on this collection to the location listed in the ADDRESSES section. Your comments should address: (a) The necessity of the information collection for the proper performance of the agencies, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of our 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 conduct, and an individual need not respond to, a collection of information unless it has a valid OMB Control Number. It is our policy to make all comments available to the public for review at the Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development, U.S. Department of the Interior, 1951 Constitution Ave., NW., VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:19 Apr 28, 2010 Jkt 220001 Mail Stop 20–SIB, Washington, DC 20245 during the hours of 9 a.m.–5 p.m., Eastern Time, Monday through Friday except for legal holidays. Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address or other personally identifiable information, be advised that your entire comment—including your personally identifiable information— may be made public at any time. While you may request that we withhold your personally identifiable information, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. The OMB has up to 60 days to make a decision on the submission for renewal, but may make the decision after 30 days. Therefore, to receive the best consideration of your comments, you should submit them closer to 30 days than 60 days. III. Data OMB Control Number: 1076–0020. Title: Loan Guarantee, Insurance, and Interest Subsidy, 25 CFR 103. Brief Description of Collection: Submission of this information allows IEED to implement the Loan Guarantee, Insurance, and Interest Subsidy Program, 25 U.S.C. 1451 et seq., the purpose of which is to encourage private lending to individual Indians and Indian organizations by providing lenders with loan guarantees or loan insurance to reduce their potential risk. The information collection allows IEED to determine the eligibility and creditworthiness of respondents and loans and otherwise ensure compliance with Program requirements. This information collection includes the use of several forms. Response is required to obtain a benefit. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Respondents: Lenders, including commercial banks, and borrowers, including individual Indians and Indian organizations. Number of Respondents: 295. Total Number of Responses: 1,357. Frequency of Response: As needed. Estimated Time per Response: Ranging from 0.5 to 2 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 2,644 hours. PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: April 20, 2010. Alvin Foster, Acting Chief Information Officer—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 2010–9883 Filed 4–28–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–4J–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Tax Credit Bonds for Bureau of Indian Affairs-Funded Schools; Comment Request AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of submission to the Office of Management and Budget. SUMMARY: As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Office of Facilities, Environmental, and Cultural Resources (OFECR), in the Office of the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs, is submitting the following information collection to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for renewal: ‘‘Tax Credit Bonds for Bureau of Indian Affairs-Funded Schools,’’ OMB Control Number 1076– 0173. The current approval expires on April 30, 2010. DATES: Submit comments on or before June 1, 2010. 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 Bernadette Myers, U.S. Department of the Interior, Office of Facilities, Environmental and Cultural Resources, 2051 Mercator Drive, Reston, Virginia 20191; or e-mail to: Bernadette.Myers@bia.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bernadette Myers (703) 390–6655. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\29APN1.SGM 29APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs


Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Loan Guarantee, 
Insurance, and Interest Subsidy Program; Request for Comments

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of Submission to the Office of Management and Budget.

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SUMMARY: As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Department of 
the Interior (DOI), Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development 
(IEED), is submitting the information collection for the Loan 
Guarantee, Insurance, and Interest Subsidy Program to the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) for revision. The information collection is 
currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0020, which expires 
April 30, 2010. The information collection allows IEED to ensure 
compliance with Program requirements and includes the use of several 
forms.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
June 1, 2010.

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 
Molly Kubiak, Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development, U.S. 
Department of the Interior, 1951 Constitution Ave., NW., Mail Stop 20-
SIB, Washington, DC 20245; facsimile: (202) 208-4564; or e-mail: 
molly.kubiak@bia.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Molly Kubiak, (202) 208-0121.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Abstract

    The IEED is seeking revision and renewal of the approval for the 
information collection conducted under 25 CFR 103, implementing the 
Loan Guarantee, Insurance, and Interest Subsidy Program, established by 
25 U.S.C 1451 et seq. The information collection allows IEED to 
determine the eligibility and credit-worthiness of respondents and 
loans and otherwise ensure compliance with Program requirements. This 
information collection includes the use of several forms. The forms 
have been revised to reflect the current organization of the program 
office as being within the Office of the Assistant Secretary--Indian 
Affairs, rather than within the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and to change 
the form numbers. The following chart shows the new form numbers.

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          Previous Form No.                  New Form No.                           Form name
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5-4753...............................  LGA10..................  Loan Guarantee Agreement.
5-4754...............................  LIA10..................  Loan Insurance Agreement.
5-4754a..............................  NIL10..................  Notice of Insured Loan.
5-4755...............................  RLG10..................  Request to the Department of the Interior for
                                                                 Loan Guarantee, Loan Insurance, or Interest
                                                                 Subsidy.
5-4749...............................  ISR10..................  Indian Affairs Interest Subsidy Report.
5-4759...............................  ALD10..................  Assignment of Loan Documents and Related Rights.
5-4760a..............................  NOD10..................  Notice of Default.
5-4760b..............................  CFL10..................  Claim for Loss.
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    Material changes were made to the Loan Guarantee Agreement form, 
LGA10, to reflect the program change increasing the threshold amounts 
from $1,000,000 to $2,000,000 in average outstanding balance and 
minimum outstanding balance to obtain ``preferred lender'' and 
``performance lender'' designations. The Department also updated both 
its Loan Guarantee Agreement form and Loan Insurance Agreement form to 
increase the timeframe in which closing must occur following issuance 
of a loan guarantee certificate from 60 to 90 days and to add 
provisions that will allow the Department to publicize successful 
financing projects.
    The Department has also adjusted its burden hour estimates based on 
past experience with the program, refining the number of applications 
it expects to receive and the time it takes to complete them.

II. Request for Comments

    The Department requests that you send your comments on this 
collection to the location listed in the ADDRESSES section. Your 
comments should address: (a) The necessity of the information 
collection for the proper performance of the agencies, including 
whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy 
of our 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 conduct, and an 
individual need not respond to, a collection of information unless it 
has a valid OMB Control Number.
    It is our policy to make all comments available to the public for 
review at the Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development, U.S. 
Department of the Interior, 1951 Constitution Ave., NW., Mail Stop 20-
SIB, Washington, DC 20245 during the hours of 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Eastern 
Time, Monday through Friday except for legal holidays. Before including 
your address, phone number, e-mail address or other personally 
identifiable information, be advised that your entire comment--
including your personally identifiable information--may be made public 
at any time. While you may request that we withhold your personally 
identifiable information, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to 
do so.
    The OMB has up to 60 days to make a decision on the submission for 
renewal, but may make the decision after 30 days. Therefore, to receive 
the best consideration of your comments, you should submit them closer 
to 30 days than 60 days.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 1076-0020.
    Title: Loan Guarantee, Insurance, and Interest Subsidy, 25 CFR 103.
    Brief Description of Collection: Submission of this information 
allows IEED to implement the Loan Guarantee, Insurance, and Interest 
Subsidy Program, 25 U.S.C. 1451 et seq., the purpose of which is to 
encourage private lending to individual Indians and Indian 
organizations by providing lenders with loan guarantees or loan 
insurance to reduce their potential risk. The information collection 
allows IEED to determine the eligibility and credit-worthiness of 
respondents and loans and otherwise ensure compliance with Program 
requirements. This information collection includes the use of several 
forms. Response is required to obtain a benefit.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Respondents: Lenders, including commercial banks, and borrowers, 
including individual Indians and Indian organizations.
    Number of Respondents: 295.
    Total Number of Responses: 1,357.
    Frequency of Response: As needed.
    Estimated Time per Response: Ranging from 0.5 to 2 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 2,644 hours.

    Dated: April 20, 2010.
Alvin Foster,
Acting Chief Information Officer--Indian Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2010-9883 Filed 4-28-10; 8:45 am]
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