Notice of Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Section 3 Business Self-Certification Application, 3649-3650 [2011-1156]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 13 / Thursday, January 20, 2011 / Notices on the NIMS Resource Center: http:// www.fema.gov/nims. Authority: 6 U.S.C. 312; Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD)–5. Dated: January 11, 2011. W. Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. 2011–1111 Filed 1–19–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–46–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Information U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: 30-Day notice and request for comments; Extension of an existing information collection: 1651–0023. AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of Homeland Security will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act: Request for Information (CBP Form 28). This is a proposed extension of an information collection that was previously approved. CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended with no change to the burden hours. This document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (75 FR 70680) on November 18, 2010, allowing for a 60-day comment period. One comment was received. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before February 22, 2011. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on this proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be addressed to the OMB Desk Officer for Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security, and sent via electronic mail to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 395–5806. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:24 Jan 19, 2011 Jkt 223001 encourages the general public and affected Federal agencies to submit written comments and suggestions on proposed and/or continuing information collection requests pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act (Pub. L.104– 13). Your comments should address one of the following four points: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency/component, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies/components estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collections of information on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological techniques or other forms of information. Title: Request for Information. OMB Number: 1651–0023. Form Number: CBP Form 28. Abstract: Under 19 U.S.C. 1500 and 1401a, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is responsible for appraising imported merchandise by ascertaining its value, classifying merchandise under the tariff schedule, and assessing a rate and amount of duty to be paid. On occasions when the invoice or other documentation does not provide sufficient information for appraisement or classification, the CBP Officer requests additional information through the use of CBP Form 28, Request for Information. This form is completed by CBP personnel requesting additional information and the importers, or their agents, respond in the format of their choice. CBP Form 28 is provided for by 19 CFR 151.11. A copy of this form and instructions are available at http:// forms.cbp.gov/pdf/CBP_Form_28.pdf. Current Actions: This submission is being made to extend the expiration date with no change to the burden hours or to the information being collected. Type of Review: Extension (without change). Affected Public: Businesses. Estimated Number of Respondents: 60,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 hour. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 60,000. If additional information is required contact: Tracey Denning, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Regulations and PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 3649 Rulings, Office of International Trade, 799 9th Street, NW., 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20229–1177, at 202– 325–0265. Dated: January 13, 2011. Tracey Denning, Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2011–1048 Filed 1–19–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. 5482–N–01] Notice of Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Section 3 Business Self-Certification Application Office of the Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The information collection associated with the Section 3 Business Self-Certification Pilot Program is being submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) as a new collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity will be implementing a six-month Section 3 Business Self-Certification pilot program in five metropolitan areas: (1) Washington, DC; (2) Los Angeles, CA; (3) New Orleans, LA; (4) Detroit, MI; and (5) Miami, FL. The findings from this pilot program will allow HUD to determine the feasibility of implementing the Section 3 Business Self-Certification program nationally. The proposed Section 3 Business SelfCertification Application Form has been developed to allow eligible businesses to self-certify that they meet the regulatory definition of a Section 3 Business Concern set forth at 24 CFR part 135. Eligible firms will complete and submit the form electronically to HUD, and will be placed into a registry of Section 3 Businesses maintained on HUD’s Web site. Agencies that receive Section 3 covered HUD funding will be encouraged to contact the firms listed in HUD’s registry of Section 3 Businesses to facilitate the award of contracts and subcontracts to these entities. DATES: Comments Due Date: March 21, 2011. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB Control Number and should be sent to: Colette Pollard, Paperwork Reduction SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\20JAN1.SGM 20JAN1 mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES 3650 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 13 / Thursday, January 20, 2011 / Notices Act Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 4178, Washington, DC 20410. Telephone number (202) 402–3400. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Staci Gilliam, Director, Economic Opportunity Division, Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 5232, Washington, DC 20410, telephone (202) 402–3468. (This is not a toll-free number). Hearing or speechimpaired individuals may access this number TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Information Relay Service at 1–800–877–8399. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Recipients of HUD funding that is subject to the requirements of Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 are required to meet the minimum numerical goals for employment and contracting set forth in the Section 3 regulation at 24 CFR 135.30, to the greatest extent feasible. The proposed Section 3 Business Self-Certification pilot program will increase the capacity of covered agencies to comply with the requirements of Section 3, and is anticipated to result in numerous economic opportunities for low-income persons and the businesses that substantially employ them. The proposed pilot program will also enhance the Department’s ongoing efforts to strengthen the overall effectiveness and enforcement of Section 3. Title of Proposal: Section 3 Business Self-Certification Application. Office: Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity. OMB Control Number: 2529-. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: The information collected from the Section 3 Business Self-Certification Application will allow HUD and recipients of covered HUD funding to identify Section 3 Businesses within their communities. The overriding purpose of this information collection is to ensure that contracting opportunities are provided to Section 3 businesses in fulfillment of the regulatory requirements set forth at 24 CFR Part 135, and to increase the capacity of covered agencies to comply with the requirements of Section 3. HUD will use the information to identify firms that self-certify that they meet the regulatory definition of a Section 3 Business. The information collected from the Section 3 Business Self-Certification Application will be posted in a registry of Section 3 VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:24 Jan 19, 2011 Jkt 223001 Businesses which will be posted on HUD’s webpage. Agencies that receive covered HUD funding in the five pilot locations will be encouraged to notify the Section 3 Businesses contained in HUD’s registry about the availability of covered contracting opportunities. Agency form numbers, if applicable: Members of affected public: Businesses that are either owned by, or substantially employ, low- or very lowincome persons; low-income persons; developers; members of the general public; Public Housing Agencies; and State and local governments. Estimation of the total numbers of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents, frequency of response, and hours of response: The Department estimates that approximately 20,000 businesses in the five pilot locations may complete the Section 3 SelfCertification Application during the sixmonth pilot program. It is estimated that each application will take approximately 30 minutes to complete for a total of 10,000 hours. Status of the proposed information collection: New information collection. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: January 13, 2011. Bryan Greene, General Deputy Assistant, Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity. [FR Doc. 2011–1156 Filed 1–19–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLWO350000.L14300000.PN0000] Renewal and Revision of Information Collection, OMB Control Number 1004– 0009 Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: 30-day Notice and Request for Comments. AGENCY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has submitted an information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to continue the collection of information from individuals, State and local governments, and the private sector in applications to use, occupy, or develop public lands administered by the BLM. This information collection activity was previously approved by the OMB, and was assigned control number 1004–0009. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The OMB is required to respond to this information collection request within 60 days but may respond after 30 days. Therefore, written comments should be received on or before February 22, 2011. ADDRESSES: Submit comments directly to the Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior (OMB # 1004–0009), Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, by fax 202–395–5806, or by electronic mail at oira_docket@omb.eop.gov. Please send a copy of your comments to the BLM by mail, fax, or electronic mail. Mail: Bureau Information Collection Clearance Officer (WO–630), Department of the Interior, 1849 C Street, NW., Mail Stop 401 LS, Washington, DC 20240. Electronic mail: jean_sonneman@blm.gov. Fax: to Jean Sonneman at 202–912– 7102. Regardless of the form of your comment, please indicate ‘‘OMB # 1004– 0009.’’ FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To receive a copy of the information collection request, contact Vanessa Engle, Division of Lands, Realty, and Cadastral Survey, at 202–912–7339. Persons who use a telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339, to leave a message for Ms. Engle. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Paperwork Reduction Act provides that an agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Until OMB approves a collection of information, you are not obligated to respond. 44 U.S.C. 3506 and 3507. OMB regulations at 5 CFR 1320, which implement provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), require that interested members of the public and affected agencies be provided an opportunity to comment on information collection and recordkeeping activities (see 5 CFR 1320.8(d) and 1320.12(a)). This notice identifies information collections that are contained in 43 CFR part 4700. The following information is provided for the information collection: Title: Land Use Application and Permit (43 CFR Part 2920). Forms: Form 2920–1, Land Use Application and Permit. OMB Control Number: 1004–0009. Abstract: Section 302 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA) (43 U.S.C. 1732) and regulations at 43 CFR part 2920 DATES: E:\FR\FM\20JAN1.SGM 20JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 13 (Thursday, January 20, 2011)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. 5482-N-01]


Notice of Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; 
Section 3 Business Self-Certification Application

AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal 
Opportunity, HUD.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The information collection associated with the Section 3 
Business Self-Certification Pilot Program is being submitted to the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) as a new collection, as required 
by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Office of Fair Housing and Equal 
Opportunity will be implementing a six-month Section 3 Business Self-
Certification pilot program in five metropolitan areas: (1) Washington, 
DC; (2) Los Angeles, CA; (3) New Orleans, LA; (4) Detroit, MI; and (5) 
Miami, FL. The findings from this pilot program will allow HUD to 
determine the feasibility of implementing the Section 3 Business Self-
Certification program nationally. The proposed Section 3 Business Self-
Certification Application Form has been developed to allow eligible 
businesses to self-certify that they meet the regulatory definition of 
a Section 3 Business Concern set forth at 24 CFR part 135. Eligible 
firms will complete and submit the form electronically to HUD, and will 
be placed into a registry of Section 3 Businesses maintained on HUD's 
Web site. Agencies that receive Section 3 covered HUD funding will be 
encouraged to contact the firms listed in HUD's registry of Section 3 
Businesses to facilitate the award of contracts and subcontracts to 
these entities.

DATES: Comments Due Date: March 21, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding 
this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB 
Control Number and should be sent to: Colette Pollard, Paperwork 
Reduction

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Act Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Department of 
Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 4178, 
Washington, DC 20410. Telephone number (202) 402-3400.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Staci Gilliam, Director, Economic 
Opportunity Division, Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, 
Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 
5232, Washington, DC 20410, telephone (202) 402-3468. (This is not a 
toll-free number). Hearing or speech-impaired individuals may access 
this number TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Information Relay 
Service at 1-800-877-8399.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Recipients of HUD funding that is subject to 
the requirements of Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act 
of 1968 are required to meet the minimum numerical goals for employment 
and contracting set forth in the Section 3 regulation at 24 CFR 135.30, 
to the greatest extent feasible. The proposed Section 3 Business Self-
Certification pilot program will increase the capacity of covered 
agencies to comply with the requirements of Section 3, and is 
anticipated to result in numerous economic opportunities for low-income 
persons and the businesses that substantially employ them. The proposed 
pilot program will also enhance the Department's ongoing efforts to 
strengthen the overall effectiveness and enforcement of Section 3.
    Title of Proposal: Section 3 Business Self-Certification 
Application.
    Office: Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity.
    OMB Control Number: 2529-.
    Description of the need for the information and proposed use: The 
information collected from the Section 3 Business Self-Certification 
Application will allow HUD and recipients of covered HUD funding to 
identify Section 3 Businesses within their communities. The overriding 
purpose of this information collection is to ensure that contracting 
opportunities are provided to Section 3 businesses in fulfillment of 
the regulatory requirements set forth at 24 CFR Part 135, and to 
increase the capacity of covered agencies to comply with the 
requirements of Section 3. HUD will use the information to identify 
firms that self-certify that they meet the regulatory definition of a 
Section 3 Business. The information collected from the Section 3 
Business Self-Certification Application will be posted in a registry of 
Section 3 Businesses which will be posted on HUD's webpage. Agencies 
that receive covered HUD funding in the five pilot locations will be 
encouraged to notify the Section 3 Businesses contained in HUD's 
registry about the availability of covered contracting opportunities.
    Agency form numbers, if applicable:
    Members of affected public: Businesses that are either owned by, or 
substantially employ, low- or very low-income persons; low-income 
persons; developers; members of the general public; Public Housing 
Agencies; and State and local governments.
    Estimation of the total numbers of hours needed to prepare the 
information collection including number of respondents, frequency of 
response, and hours of response: The Department estimates that 
approximately 20,000 businesses in the five pilot locations may 
complete the Section 3 Self-Certification Application during the six-
month pilot program. It is estimated that each application will take 
approximately 30 minutes to complete for a total of 10,000 hours.
    Status of the proposed information collection: New information 
collection.

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

    Dated: January 13, 2011.
Bryan Greene,
General Deputy Assistant, Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal 
Opportunity.
[FR Doc. 2011-1156 Filed 1-19-11; 8:45 am]
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