Agency Information Collection; Proposed Revisions to a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request, 59739-59740 [2010-24264]

Download as PDF 59739 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 187 / Tuesday, September 28, 2010 / Notices irrigation water for which the full-cost rate must be paid because the start of Reclamation irrigation water deliveries occurred after October 1, 1981 [43 CFR 426.6(b)(2)]. The Religious or Charitable Organization Identification Sheet (Form 7–2578) allows us to establish certain religious or charitable organizations’ compliance with Federal reclamation law. The Religious or Charitable Organization Identification Sheet is disbursed at our discretion. There are no proposed revisions to the Religious or Charitable Organization Sheet. Frequency: Generally, these forms will be submitted only once per identified entity, trust, public entity, or religious or charitable organization. Each year, we expect new responses in accordance with the following numbers. Respondents: Entity landholders, trusts, public entities, and religious or charitable organizations identified by Burden estimate per form (in minutes) Form Number Reclamation that are subject to the acreage limitation provisions of Federal reclamation law. Estimated Total Number of Respondents: 500. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.0. Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 500. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 72 hours. Number of respondents Annual number of responses Annual burden on respondents (in hours) Limited Recipient Identification Sheet ............................................................. Trust Information Sheet ................................................................................... Public Entity Information Sheet ....................................................................... Religious or Charitable Identification Sheet .................................................... 5 5 15 15 175 150 100 75 175 150 100 75 15 13 25 19 Totals ........................................................................................................ ........................ 500 500 72 srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES Comments DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR 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) 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. We will summarize all comments received regarding this notice. We will publish that summary in the Federal Register when the information collection request is submitted to OMB for review and approval. 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. Bureau of Reclamation Roseann Gonzales, Director, Policy and Administration Denver Office. [FR Doc. 2010–24262 Filed 9–27–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–MN–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:22 Sep 27, 2010 Jkt 220001 Agency Information Collection; Proposed Revisions to a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request Bureau of Reclamation, Interior. ACTION: Notice of renewal of a currently approved collection (OMB No. 1006– 0006). AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), the Bureau of Reclamation (we, our, or us) intends to submit a request for renewal (with revisions) of an existing approved information collection to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB): Certification Summary Form, Reporting Summary Form for Acreage Limitation, 43 CFR part 426 and 43 CFR part 428, OMB Control Number: 1006–0006. We request your comments on the revised RRA forms and specific aspects of the information collection. DATES: Your written comments must be received on or before November 29, 2010. ADDRESSES: You may send written comments to the Bureau of Reclamation, Attention: 84–53000, P.O. Box 25007, Denver, CO 80225–0007. You may request copies of the proposed revised forms by writing to the above address or by contacting Stephanie McPhee at: (303) 445–2897. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie McPhee at: (303) 445–2897. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Title: Certification Summary Form, Reporting Summary Form for Acreage Limitation, 43 CFR part 426 and 43 CFR part 428. Abstract: This information collection is required under the Reclamation Reform Act of 1982 (RRA), Acreage Limitation Rules and Regulations, 43 CFR part 426, and Information Requirements for Certain Farm Operations In Excess of 960 Acres and the Eligibility of Certain Formerly Excess Land, 43 CFR part 428. The forms in this information collection 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. The changes made to the current Form 7–21SUMM–C, Form 7– 21SUMM–R, and the corresponding instructions are editorial in nature and are designed to assist the respondents by increasing their understanding of the forms, and clarifying the instructions for use when completing the forms. The proposed revisions to the RRA forms will be effective in the 2012 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. E:\FR\FM\28SEN1.SGM 28SEN1 59740 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 187 / Tuesday, September 28, 2010 / Notices Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 263. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 10,520 hours. ESTIMATE OF BURDEN FOR EACH FORM Burden estimate per form (in hours) Form Number Number of respondents Annual number of responses Annual burden on respondents (in hours) 7–21SUMM–C and associated tabulation sheets ........................................... 7–21SUMM–R and associated tabulation sheets ........................................... 40 40 198 12 248 15 9,920 600 Totals ........................................................................................................ ........................ 210 263 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) 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. We will summarize all comments received regarding this notice. We will publish that summary in the Federal Register when the information collection request is submitted to OMB for review and approval. 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. Roseann Gonzales, Director, Policy and Administration, Denver Office. [FR Doc. 2010–24264 Filed 9–27–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–MN–P srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Reclamation Agency Information Collection; Proposed Revisions to a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request AGENCY: Bureau of Reclamation, Interior. VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:22 Sep 27, 2010 Jkt 220001 Notice of renewal of a currently approved collection (OMB No. 1006– 0005). ACTION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), the Bureau of Reclamation (we, our, or us) intends to submit a request for renewal (with revisions) of an existing approved information collection to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB): Individual Landholder’s and Farm Operator’s Certification and Reporting Forms for Acreage Limitation, 43 CFR part 426 and 43 CFR part 428, OMB Control Number: 1006–0005. We request your comments on the revised RRA forms and specific aspects of the information collection. DATES: Your written comments must be received on or before November 29, 2010. SUMMARY: You may send written comments to the Bureau of Reclamation, Attention: 84–53000, P.O. Box 25007, Denver, CO 80225–0007. You may request copies of the proposed revised forms by writing to the above address or by contacting Stephanie McPhee at: (303) 445–2897. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie McPhee at: (303) 445–2897. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Individual Landholder’s and Farm Operator’s Certification and Reporting Forms for Acreage Limitation, 43 CFR part 426 and 43 CFR part 428. Abstract: This information collection is required under the Reclamation Reform Act of 1982 (RRA), Acreage Limitation Rules and Regulations, 43 CFR part 426, and Information Requirements for Certain Farm Operations In Excess of 960 Acres and the Eligibility of Certain Formerly Excess Land, 43 CFR part 428. This information collection requires certain landholders (direct or indirect landowners or lessees) and farm operators to complete forms demonstrating their compliance with the acreage limitation provisions of ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Federal reclamation law. The forms in this information collection are submitted to districts that use the information to establish each landholder’s status with respect to landownership limitations, full-cost pricing thresholds, lease requirements, and other provisions of Federal reclamation law. In addition, forms are submitted by certain farm operators to provide information concerning the services they provide and the nature of their farm operating arrangements. All landholders whose entire westwide landholdings total 40 acres or less are exempt from the requirement to submit RRA forms. Landholders who are ‘‘qualified recipients’’ have RRA forms submittal thresholds of 80 acres or 240 acres depending on the district’s RRA forms submittal threshold category where the land is held. Only farm operators who provide multiple services to more than 960 acres held in trusts or by legal entities are required to submit forms. Changes to the RRA Forms and the Instructions to Those Forms The changes made to the currently approved RRA forms and the corresponding instructions are editorial in nature and are 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. The proposed revisions to the RRA forms will be effective in the 2012 water year. Frequency: Annually. Respondents: Landholders and farm operators of certain lands in our projects, whose landholdings exceed specified RRA forms submittal thresholds. Estimated Total Number of Respondents: 15,279. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.02. Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 15,585. E:\FR\FM\28SEN1.SGM 28SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 187 (Tuesday, September 28, 2010)]
[Notices]
[Pages 59739-59740]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-24264]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Reclamation


Agency Information Collection; Proposed Revisions to a Currently 
Approved Information Collection; Comment Request

AGENCY: Bureau of Reclamation, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of renewal of a currently approved collection (OMB No. 
1006-0006).

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 
U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), the Bureau of Reclamation (we, our, or us) 
intends to submit a request for renewal (with revisions) of an existing 
approved information collection to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB): Certification Summary Form, Reporting Summary Form for Acreage 
Limitation, 43 CFR part 426 and 43 CFR part 428, OMB Control Number: 
1006-0006. We request your comments on the revised RRA forms and 
specific aspects of the information collection.

DATES: Your written comments must be received on or before November 29, 
2010.

ADDRESSES: You may send written comments to the Bureau of Reclamation, 
Attention: 84-53000, P.O. Box 25007, Denver, CO 80225-0007. You may 
request copies of the proposed revised forms by writing to the above 
address or by contacting Stephanie McPhee at: (303) 445-2897.

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: This information collection is required under the 
Reclamation Reform Act of 1982 (RRA), Acreage Limitation Rules and 
Regulations, 43 CFR part 426, and Information Requirements for Certain 
Farm Operations In Excess of 960 Acres and the Eligibility of Certain 
Formerly Excess Land, 43 CFR part 428. The forms in this information 
collection 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.
    The changes made to the current Form 7-21SUMM-C, Form 7-21SUMM-R, 
and the corresponding instructions are editorial in nature and are 
designed to assist the respondents by increasing their understanding of 
the forms, and clarifying the instructions for use when completing the 
forms. The proposed revisions to the RRA forms will be effective in the 
2012 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.

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    Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 263.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 10,520 hours.

                                        Estimate of Burden for Each Form
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                                                      Burden                                      Annual  burden
                                                   estimate  per     Number of    Annual  number        on
                   Form Number                       form  (in      respondents    of  responses    respondents
                                                      hours)                                        (in hours)
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7-21SUMM-C and associated tabulation sheets.....              40             198             248           9,920
7-21SUMM-R and associated tabulation sheets.....              40              12              15             600
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    Totals......................................  ..............             210             263          10,520
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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) 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.
    We will summarize all comments received regarding this notice. We 
will publish that summary in the Federal Register when the information 
collection request is submitted to OMB for review and approval.
    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.

Roseann Gonzales,
Director, Policy and Administration, Denver Office.
[FR Doc. 2010-24264 Filed 9-27-10; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4310-MN-P