Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB Annual Progress Reports for Empowerment Zones, 66946-66947 [2011-28004]

Download as PDF 66946 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 209 / Friday, October 28, 2011 / Notices Preference Employment-Based Broadcasters. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: No Agency Form Number; File No. OMB–25., U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary—Individuals or households. The information collected via the submitted supplemental documentation (as contained in 8 CFR 204.13(d)) will be used by the USCIS to determine eligibility for the requested classification as fourth preference Employment-based immigrant broadcasters. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 100 responses at 2 hours per response. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 200 annual burden hours. If you need a copy of the information collection instrument, please visit: http://www.regulations.gov. We may also be contacted at: USCIS, Regulatory Products Division, Office of the Executive Secretariat, 20 Massachusetts Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20529–2020, Telephone number (202) 272–8377. Dated: October 25, 2011. Sunday A. Aigbe, Chief, Regulatory Products Division, Office of the Executive Secretariat, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2011–27977 Filed 10–27–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–97–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I–539, Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Form I–539, Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status. OMB Control No. 1615–0003. sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES ACTION: The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will be submitting the following information collection request for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:56 Oct 27, 2011 Jkt 226001 Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 60 days until December 27, 2011. During this 60 day period, USCIS will be evaluating whether to revise the Form I–539. Should USCIS decide to revise Form I–539 we will advise the public when we publish the 30-day notice in the Federal Register in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The public will then have 30 days to comment on any revisions to the Form I–539. Written comments and suggestions regarding items contained in this notice, and especially with regard to the estimated public burden and associated response time should be directed to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), USCIS, Chief, Regulatory Products Division, 20 Massachusetts Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20529– 2020. Comments may also be submitted to DHS via facsimile to (202) 272–0997, or via email at USCISFRComment@dhs.gov. When submitting comments by email please add the OMB Control Number 1615– 0003 in the subject box. Note: The address listed in this notice should only be used to submit comments concerning this information collection. Please do not submit requests for individual case status inquiries to this address. If you are seeking information about the status of your individual case, please check ‘‘My Case Status’’ online at: https://egov.uscis.gov/cris/ Dashboard.do, or call the USCIS National Customer Service Center at 1–(800) 375– 5283. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the collection of information should address one or more 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, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies 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 collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, PO 00000 Frm 00056 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Overview of this information collection: (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of a currently approved information collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I–539, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary—Individuals or households. This form will be used to apply for an extension of stay or for a change to another nonimmigrant classification. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 195,000 responses at 45 minutes (.75 hours) per response. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 146,250 annual burden hours. If you need a copy of the information collection instrument, please visit: http://www.regulations.gov. We may also be contacted at: USCIS, Regulatory Products Division, Office of the Executive Secretariat, 20 Massachusetts Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20529–2020, Telephone number (202) 272–8377. Dated: October 25, 2011. Sunday A. Aigbe, Chief, Regulatory Products Division, Office of the Executive Secretariat, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2011–27968 Filed 10–27–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–97–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5480–C–103] Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB Annual Progress Reports for Empowerment Zones Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The proposed information collection requirement described below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\28OCN1.SGM 28OCN1 66947 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 209 / Friday, October 28, 2011 / Notices review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. Correction: Due to the fact the 60 days had not expired (12/3/2011) 30 day sent early. The primary purpose of this collection is to continue current data reporting for Rounds, I, II, and III Empowerment Zones (EZs). HUD previously designated 30 EZs, which required to submit annual reports to HUD based on the progress reported in implementing the EZs’ strategic plans. Businesses located in the EZs are eligible for Federal tax incentives to hire local residents and to expand or improve their operations. This is an extension of a currently approved collection. DATES: Comments Due Date: November 28, 2011. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB approval Number (2506–0148) and should be sent to: HUD Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503; email OIRA–Submission@ omb.eop.gov fax: (202) 395–5806. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colette Pollard, Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street SW., Washington, DC 20410; email Colette Pollard at Colette.Pollard @hud.gov; or telephone (202) 402–3400. This is not a toll-free number. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Pollard. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice informs the public that the Department of Housing and Urban Development has submitted to OMB a request for approval of the Information collection described below. This notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affecting agencies concerning the proposed collection of information to: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information 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 through the use of appropriate automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. This notice also lists the following information: Title of Proposal: Annual Progress Reports for Empowerment Zones. OMB Approval Number: 2506–0148. Form Numbers: None. Description of the Need for the Information and Its Proposed Use: The primary purpose of this collection is to continue current data reporting for Rounds, I, II, and III Empowerment Zones (EZs). HUD previously designated 30 EZs, which required to submit annual reports to HUD based on the progress reported in implementing the EZs’ strategic plans. Businesses located in the EZs are eligible for Federal tax incentives to hire local residents and to expand or improve their operations. This is an extension of a currently approved collection. Frequency of Submission: On Occasion, Annually. Number of respondents Annual responses 75 1 Reporting Burden .............................................................................. Total Estimated Burden Hours: 413. Status: Extension without change of a previously approved collection. Authority: Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 35, as amended. Dated: October 21, 2011. Colette Pollard, Departmental Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2011–28004 Filed 10–27–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES [Docket No. FR–5484–N–33] Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request; New Construction Subterranean Termite Protection for New Homes Office of the Assistant Secretary for Housing, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The proposed information collection requirement described below will be submitted to the Office of SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:56 Oct 27, 2011 Jkt 226001 Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. DATES: Comments Due Date: December 27, 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: Reports Liaison Officer, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410, Room 9120 or the number for the Federal Information Relay Service (1– (800) 877–8339). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karin Hill, Director, Office of Single Family Program Development, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410, telephone (202) 708–2121 (this is not a toll free number) for copies of the proposed forms and other available information. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department is submitting the proposed PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 × Hours per response 5.506 = Burden hours 413 information collection to OMB for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35, as amended). 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. Title of Proposal: Subterranean Termite Protection for New Homes. OMB Control Number, if applicable: 2502–0525. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: HUD E:\FR\FM\28OCN1.SGM 28OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 209 (Friday, October 28, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 66946-66947]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-28004]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5480-C-103]


Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB 
Annual Progress Reports for Empowerment Zones

AGENCY: Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The proposed information collection requirement described 
below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
for

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review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is 
soliciting public comments on the subject proposal.
    Correction: Due to the fact the 60 days had not expired (12/3/2011) 
30 day sent early.
    The primary purpose of this collection is to continue current data 
reporting for Rounds, I, II, and III Empowerment Zones (EZs). HUD 
previously designated 30 EZs, which required to submit annual reports 
to HUD based on the progress reported in implementing the EZs' 
strategic plans. Businesses located in the EZs are eligible for Federal 
tax incentives to hire local residents and to expand or improve their 
operations. This is an extension of a currently approved collection.

DATES: Comments Due Date: November 28, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding 
this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB 
approval Number (2506-0148) and should be sent to: HUD Desk Officer, 
Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, 
Washington, DC 20503; email OIRA-Submission@omb.eop.gov fax: (202) 395-
5806.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colette Pollard, Reports Management 
Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh 
Street SW., Washington, DC 20410; email Colette Pollard at 
Colette.Pollard@hud.gov; or telephone (202) 402-3400. This is not a 
toll-free number. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be 
obtained from Ms. Pollard.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice informs the public that the 
Department of Housing and Urban Development has submitted to OMB a 
request for approval of the Information collection described below. 
This notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and 
affecting agencies concerning the proposed collection of information 
to: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information 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 through the use of appropriate automated collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting 
electronic submission of responses.
    This notice also lists the following information:
    Title of Proposal: Annual Progress Reports for Empowerment Zones.
    OMB Approval Number: 2506-0148.
    Form Numbers: None.
    Description of the Need for the Information and Its Proposed Use: 
The primary purpose of this collection is to continue current data 
reporting for Rounds, I, II, and III Empowerment Zones (EZs). HUD 
previously designated 30 EZs, which required to submit annual reports 
to HUD based on the progress reported in implementing the EZs' 
strategic plans. Businesses located in the EZs are eligible for Federal 
tax incentives to hire local residents and to expand or improve their 
operations. This is an extension of a currently approved collection.
    Frequency of Submission: On Occasion, Annually.

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                                         Number of          Annual             Hours per
                                        respondents       responses      x      response      =    Burden hours
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Reporting Burden....................              75                1   ..           5.506   ..             413
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    Total Estimated Burden Hours: 413.
    Status: Extension without change of a previously approved 
collection.

    Authority:  Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 
44 U.S.C. 35, as amended.

    Dated: October 21, 2011.
Colette Pollard,
Departmental Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief 
Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2011-28004 Filed 10-27-11; 8:45 am]
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