Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection, 15995 [2012-6472]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 53 / Monday, March 19, 2012 / Notices Time, Monday through Friday. Requests for reasonable accommodation for access to the facility or proceedings may be made by contacting the person listed in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Individuals wishing to make an oral statement should request in writing by April 9, 2012, to be scheduled on the agenda. Send written comments and requests to Southern Region Recreation RAC, Caroline Mitchell, P.O. Box 1270, Hot Springs, AR 71902, or by email to carolinemitchell@fs.fed.us, or via facsimile to 501–321–5399. Written comments may be submitted as described under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. All comments, including names and addresses when provided, are placed in the record and are available for public inspection and copying. The public may inspect comments received at the same location. A summary of the meeting will be posted at http://www.fs.fed.us/r8/rrac/ index.php within 21 days of the meeting. Dated: March 9, 2012. Alison Koopman, Designated Federal Official. [FR Doc. 2012–6536 Filed 3–16–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–11–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Housing Service Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection The Rural Housing Service, USDA. ACTION: Proposed collection; Comments requested. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Rural Housing Service’s (RHS) intention to request an extension for a currently approved information collection in support of the program for Self-Help Technical Assistance Grants (7 CFR part 1944–I). DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by May 18, 2012 to be assured of consideration. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Andrea Birmingham, Loan Specialist, Single Family Housing Direct Loan Division, RHS, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Stop 0783, 1400 Independence Ave. SW., Washington DC 20250–0783, Telephone (202) 720– 1489. emcdonald on DSK29S0YB1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Mar<15>2010 13:40 Mar 16, 2012 Jkt 226001 Title: 7 CFR 1944–I, Self-Help Technical Assistance Grants. OMB Number: 0575–0043. Expiration Date of Approval: July 31, 2012 Type of Request: Extension of currently approved information collection. Abstract: This subpart set forth the policies and procedures and delegates authority for providing technical assistance funds to eligible applicants to finance programs of technical and supervisory assistance for self-help housing loan program, as authorized under section 523 of the Housing Act of 1949 under 42 U.S.C. 1472. This financial assistance may pay part or all of the cost of developing, administering or coordinating program of technical and supervisory assistance to aid very low- and low-income families in carrying out self-help housing efforts in rural areas. The primary purpose is to locate and work with families that otherwise do not qualify as homeowners, are below the 50 percent of median incomes, and living in substandard housing. RHS will be collecting information from non-profit organizations to enter into grant agreements. These non-profit organizations will give technical and supervisory assistance, and in doing so, they must develop a final application for section 523 grant funds. This application includes Agency forms that contain essential information for making a determination of eligibility. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 1.35 hours per response. Respondents: Public or private nonprofit organizations, State, Local or Tribal Governments. Estimated Number of Respondents: 140. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 20.03. Estimated Number of Responses: 2,804. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 3,787. Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Jeanne Jacobs, Regulations and Paperwork Management Branch, Support Services Division at (202) 692–0040. Comments: Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the RHS, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of RHS’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15995 ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to 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. Comments may be sent to Jeanne Jacobs, Regulations and Paperwork Management Branch, Support Services Division, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rural Development, STOP 0742, 1400 Independence Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20250. All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Dated: March 1, 2012. Tammye Trevino, Administrator, Rural Housing Service. [FR Doc. 2012–6472 Filed 3–16–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–XV–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [Docket 16–2012] Foreign-Trade Zone 148—Knoxville, TN; Application for Reorganization Under Alternative Site Framework An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board (the Board) by the Industrial Development Board of Blount County and the Cities of Alcoa and Maryville, Tennessee, grantee of FTZ 148, requesting authority to reorganize the zone under the alternative site framework (ASF) adopted by the Board (74 FR 1170, 1/12/09 (correction 74 FR 3987, 1/22/09); 75 FR 71069–71070, 11/22/10). The ASF is an option for grantees for the establishment or reorganization of general-purpose zones and can permit significantly greater flexibility in the designation of new ‘‘usage-driven’’ FTZ sites for operators/ users located within a grantee’s ‘‘service area’’ in the context of the Board’s standard 2,000-acre activation limit for a general-purpose zone project. The application was submitted pursuant to the Foreign-Trade Zones Act, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u), and the regulations of the Board (15 CFR part 400). It was formally filed on March 13, 2012. FTZ 148 was approved by the Board on June 28, 1988 (Board Order 384, 53 FR 26095, 07/11/1988) and expanded on August 21, 2003 (Board Order 1294, 68 E:\FR\FM\19MRN1.SGM 19MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 53 (Monday, March 19, 2012)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2012-6472]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Rural Housing Service


Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved 
Information Collection

AGENCY: The Rural Housing Service, USDA.

ACTION: Proposed collection; Comments requested.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this 
notice announces the Rural Housing Service's (RHS) intention to request 
an extension for a currently approved information collection in support 
of the program for Self-Help Technical Assistance Grants (7 CFR part 
1944-I).

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by May 18, 2012 to be 
assured of consideration.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Andrea Birmingham, Loan Specialist, 
Single Family Housing Direct Loan Division, RHS, U.S. Department of 
Agriculture, Stop 0783, 1400 Independence Ave. SW., Washington DC 
20250-0783, Telephone (202) 720-1489.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: 7 CFR 1944-I, Self-Help Technical Assistance Grants.
    OMB Number: 0575-0043.
    Expiration Date of Approval: July 31, 2012
    Type of Request: Extension of currently approved information 
collection.
    Abstract: This subpart set forth the policies and procedures and 
delegates authority for providing technical assistance funds to 
eligible applicants to finance programs of technical and supervisory 
assistance for self-help housing loan program, as authorized under 
section 523 of the Housing Act of 1949 under 42 U.S.C. 1472. This 
financial assistance may pay part or all of the cost of developing, 
administering or coordinating program of technical and supervisory 
assistance to aid very low- and low-income families in carrying out 
self-help housing efforts in rural areas. The primary purpose is to 
locate and work with families that otherwise do not qualify as 
homeowners, are below the 50 percent of median incomes, and living in 
substandard housing.
    RHS will be collecting information from non-profit organizations to 
enter into grant agreements. These non-profit organizations will give 
technical and supervisory assistance, and in doing so, they must 
develop a final application for section 523 grant funds. This 
application includes Agency forms that contain essential information 
for making a determination of eligibility.
    Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of 
information is estimated to average 1.35 hours per response.
    Respondents: Public or private nonprofit organizations, State, 
Local or Tribal Governments.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 140.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 20.03.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 2,804.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 3,787.
    Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Jeanne 
Jacobs, Regulations and Paperwork Management Branch, Support Services 
Division at (202) 692-0040.
    Comments: Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed 
collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of 
the functions of the RHS, including whether the information will have 
practical utility; (b) the accuracy of RHS's estimate of the burden of 
the proposed collection of information including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, 
utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways 
to 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. Comments may be sent to Jeanne 
Jacobs, Regulations and Paperwork Management Branch, Support Services 
Division, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rural Development, STOP 0742, 
1400 Independence Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20250. All responses to this 
notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. 
All comments will become a matter of public record.

    Dated: March 1, 2012.
Tammye Trevino,
Administrator, Rural Housing Service.
[FR Doc. 2012-6472 Filed 3-16-12; 8:45 am]
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