Renewal of Agency Information Collection for the Bureau of Indian Affairs Housing Improvement Program; Comment Request, 43703-43704 [2011-18384]

Download as PDF 43703 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 140 / Thursday, July 21, 2011 / Notices You may submit comments on the information collection to Charlene Toledo, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Director, Special Projects, BIA Division of Probate Services, 2600 N Central Ave., STE MS102, Phoenix, AZ 85004; e-mail: Charlene.Toldeo@bia.gov. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You may request further information or obtain copies of the information collection request submission from Charlene Toledo, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Director, Special Projects. Telephone (505) 563–3371. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract The Secretary of the Interior probates those assets held by individuals in trust or restricted status, in accordance with the American Indian Probate Reform Act of 2004 (AIPRA) amendments to the Indian Land Consolidation Act, 25 U.S.C. 2201 et seq. In order to compile the probate file, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) must obtain information regarding the deceased from individuals and the tribe. This renewal does not make any adjustments to the estimated burden hours or otherwise change the approved information collection. II. Request for Comments The BIA 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. Approval for this collection expires November 30, 2011. Response to the information collection is required to obtain a benefit. It is our policy to make all comments available to the public for review at the 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 personally identifiable information, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. III. Data OMB Control Number: 1076–0169. Title: Probate of Indian Estates, Except for Members of the Osage Nation and the Five Civilized Tribes, 25 CFR 15. Brief Description of Collection: This part contains the procedures that the Secretary of the Interior follows to initiate the probate of the trust estate of a deceased person for whom the Secretary holds an interest as trust or restricted property. The Secretary must perform the information collection requests in this part to obtain the information necessary to compile an accurate and complete probate file. This file will be forwarded to the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) for disposition. Responses to these information collection requests are required to obtain benefits (e.g., payment of a devise or claim from a probated estate) in accordance with the Secretary’s sole statutory authority to probate estates (see 25 U.S.C. 372). Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Respondents: Indians, businesses, and tribal authorities. Number of Respondents: 64,915. Frequency of Collection: One per respondent each year with the exception of tribes that may be required to provide enrollment information on an average of approximately 10 times/year. Description of Respondents: Indians, businesses, and tribal authorities. Estimated Hours per Response: Ranges from 0.5 hour to 45.5 hour (see table below). Estimated Total Annual Responses: 76,655. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,037,433. Number of responses per yr Description of info collection requirement 15.9 ............. 15.9 ............. 15.104 ......... 15.301 ......... 15.105 ......... 15.302 ......... 15.203 ......... File affidavit to self-prove will, codicil, or revocation ........................................... File supporting affidavit to self-prove will, codicil, or revocation ......................... Reporting req.-death certificate ............................................................................ Reporting funeral expenses ................................................................................. Provide probate documents ................................................................................. Provide info on creditor claim (6 per probate) ..................................................... Provide tribal information for probate file ............................................................. 1,000 2,000 5,850 5,850 21,235 35,100 5,620 0.5 0.5 5 2 45.5 0.5 2 500 1,000 29,250 11,700 966,193 17,550 11,240 Total ..... wreier-aviles on DSKDVH8Z91PROD with NOTICES New CFR section ............................................................................................................................... 76,655 ...................... 1,037,433 Dated: July 15, 2011. Alvin Foster Acting Chief Information Officer—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 2011–18431 Filed 7–20–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–4J–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Renewal of Agency Information Collection for the Bureau of Indian Affairs Housing Improvement Program; Comment Request Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. 15:00 Jul 20, 2011 Jkt 223001 Total burden hours Notice of submission to the Office of Management and Budget. ACTION: Bureau of Indian Affairs AGENCY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 Hours per response PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is submitting a request for renewal of OMB approval to collect information for the BIA Housing Improvement Program. The information collection is currently authorized by SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\21JYN1.SGM 21JYN1 43704 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 140 / Thursday, July 21, 2011 / Notices OMB Control number 1076–0084, which expires August 31, 2011. DATES: Submit comments on or before August 22, 2011. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the information collection to the Desk Officer for the 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 Les Jensen, Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1849 C Street, NW., Washington, DC 20240, Leslie.Jensen@bia.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Les Jensen (907) 586–7397. To see a copy of the entire collection submitted to OMB, go to http://www.reginfo.gov (select Information Collection Review, Currently Under Review). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: wreier-aviles on DSKDVH8Z91PROD with NOTICES I. Abstract BIA is seeking renewal of the approval for the information collection conducted under 25 CFR 256, Housing Improvement Program, to determine applicant eligibility for housing improvement program services and to determine priority order in which eligible applicants may receive the program services. Approval for this collection expires on August 31, 2011. This information includes an application form. No changes are being made to the form or to the approved burden hours for this information collection. II. Request for Comments BIA requests your comments on this collection concerning: (a) The necessity of this information collection 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 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 conduct or sponsor, 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 location listed in the ADDRESSES section. VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:00 Jul 20, 2011 Jkt 223001 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. III. Data OMB Control Number: 1076–0084. Title: Bureau of Indian Affairs Housing Improvement Program, 25 CFR 256. Brief Description of Collection: Submission of this information allows BIA to determine applicant eligibility for housing services based upon the criteria referenced in 25 CFR 256.9 (repairs and renovation assistance) and 256.10 (replacement assistance). Enrolled members of federally recognized tribes, who live within a tribe’s designated and approved service area, submit information on an application form. The information is collected on a BIA Form 6407, ‘‘Housing Assistance Application,’’ and includes: A. Applicant Information including: Name, current address, telephone number, date of birth, social security number, tribe, roll number, reservation, marital status, name of spouse, date of birth of spouse, tribe of spouse, and roll number of spouse. B. Family Information including: Name, date of birth, relationship to applicant, and tribe/roll number. C. Income Information: Earned and unearned income. D. Housing Information including: Location of the house to be repaired, constructed, or purchased; description of housing assistance for which applying; knowledge of receipt of prior Housing Improvement Program assistance, amount to whom and when; ownership or rental; availability of electricity and name of electric company; type of sewer system; water source; number of bedrooms; size of house, and bathroom facilities. E. Land Information including: Landowner; legal status of land; or type of interest in land. F. General Information including: Prior receipt of services under the Housing Improvement Program and description of such; ownership of other housing and description of such; identification of Housing and Urban Development-funded house and current status of project; identification of other sources of housing assistance for which the applicant has applied and been denied assistance, if applying for a new housing unit or purchase of an existing PO 00000 Frm 00056 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 standard unit; and advisement and description of any severe health problem, handicap or permanent disability. G. Applicant Certification including: Signature of applicant and date, and signature of spouse and date. Response is required to obtain a benefit. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Respondents: Individuals. Number of Respondents: 8,000 per year, on average. Total Number of Responses: 8,000 per year, on average. Frequency of Response: Once. Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 8,000 hours. Dated: July 11, 2011. Alvin Foster Acting Chief Information Officer, Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 2011–18384 Filed 7–20–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–4J–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLORB050 L71220000.DU0000.241A; HAG11–0243] Notice of Intent To Prepare an Amendment to the 1992 Three Rivers Resource Management Plan for Land Tenure in the Skull Creek Area and Associated Environmental Assessment, Oregon Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Intent. AGENCY: In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Burns District Office, Three Rivers Resource Area, Burns, Oregon, intends to prepare an Environmental Assessment (EA) which will amend the 1992 Three Rivers Resource Management Plan (RMP), and by this notice is announcing the beginning of the scoping process to solicit public comments and identify issues. SUMMARY: This notice initiates the public scoping process for the EA and Land Tenure Amendment to the Three Rivers RMP. Comments on issues may be submitted in writing until August 22, 2011. The date(s) and location(s) of any scoping meeting(s) will be announced at DATES: E:\FR\FM\21JYN1.SGM 21JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs


Renewal of Agency Information Collection for the Bureau of Indian 
Affairs Housing Improvement Program; Comment Request

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 Bureau of 
Indian Affairs (BIA) is submitting a request for renewal of OMB 
approval to collect information for the BIA Housing Improvement 
Program. The information collection is currently authorized by

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OMB Control number 1076-0084, which expires August 31, 2011.

DATES: Submit comments on or before August 22, 2011.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the information collection to the 
Desk Officer for the 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 Les Jensen, Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1849 C Street, NW., 
Washington, DC 20240, Leslie.Jensen@bia.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Les Jensen (907) 586-7397. To see a 
copy of the entire collection submitted to OMB, go to http://www.reginfo.gov (select Information Collection Review, Currently Under 
Review).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Abstract

    BIA is seeking renewal of the approval for the information 
collection conducted under 25 CFR 256, Housing Improvement Program, to 
determine applicant eligibility for housing improvement program 
services and to determine priority order in which eligible applicants 
may receive the program services. Approval for this collection expires 
on August 31, 2011. This information includes an application form. No 
changes are being made to the form or to the approved burden hours for 
this information collection.

II. Request for Comments

    BIA requests your comments on this collection concerning: (a) The 
necessity of this information collection 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 
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 conduct or sponsor, 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 location listed in the ADDRESSES section. 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.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 1076-0084.
    Title: Bureau of Indian Affairs Housing Improvement Program, 25 CFR 
256.
    Brief Description of Collection: Submission of this information 
allows BIA to determine applicant eligibility for housing services 
based upon the criteria referenced in 25 CFR 256.9 (repairs and 
renovation assistance) and 256.10 (replacement assistance). Enrolled 
members of federally recognized tribes, who live within a tribe's 
designated and approved service area, submit information on an 
application form. The information is collected on a BIA Form 6407, 
``Housing Assistance Application,'' and includes:
    A. Applicant Information including: Name, current address, 
telephone number, date of birth, social security number, tribe, roll 
number, reservation, marital status, name of spouse, date of birth of 
spouse, tribe of spouse, and roll number of spouse.
    B. Family Information including: Name, date of birth, relationship 
to applicant, and tribe/roll number.
    C. Income Information: Earned and unearned income.
    D. Housing Information including: Location of the house to be 
repaired, constructed, or purchased; description of housing assistance 
for which applying; knowledge of receipt of prior Housing Improvement 
Program assistance, amount to whom and when; ownership or rental; 
availability of electricity and name of electric company; type of sewer 
system; water source; number of bedrooms; size of house, and bathroom 
facilities.
    E. Land Information including: Landowner; legal status of land; or 
type of interest in land.
    F. General Information including: Prior receipt of services under 
the Housing Improvement Program and description of such; ownership of 
other housing and description of such; identification of Housing and 
Urban Development-funded house and current status of project; 
identification of other sources of housing assistance for which the 
applicant has applied and been denied assistance, if applying for a new 
housing unit or purchase of an existing standard unit; and advisement 
and description of any severe health problem, handicap or permanent 
disability.
    G. Applicant Certification including: Signature of applicant and 
date, and signature of spouse and date.
    Response is required to obtain a benefit.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved 
collection.
    Respondents: Individuals.
    Number of Respondents: 8,000 per year, on average.
    Total Number of Responses: 8,000 per year, on average.
    Frequency of Response: Once.
    Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 8,000 hours.

    Dated: July 11, 2011.
Alvin Foster
Acting Chief Information Officer, Indian Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2011-18384 Filed 7-20-11; 8:45 am]
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