Request for Information on Adopting Smoke-Free Policies in Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) and Multifamily Housing: Reopening of Public Comment Period, 70181-70182 [2012-28519]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 226 / Friday, November 23, 2012 / Notices Loans or performed other services for or on behalf of HUD; 8. Any contractor or subcontractor to HUD that otherwise had access to information concerning the Mortgage Loans on behalf of HUD or provided services to any person or entity which, within the two-year period prior to November 1, 2012, had access to information with respect to the Mortgage Loans on behalf of HUD; 9. Any employee, officer, director or any other person that provides or will provide services to the potential bidder with respect to such Mortgage Loans during any warranty period established for the Loan Sale, that serviced any of the Mortgage Loans or performed other services for or on behalf of HUD or within the two-year period prior to November 1, 2012, provided services to any person or entity which serviced, performed services or otherwise had access to information with respect to the Mortgage Loans for or on behalf of HUD; 10. Any mortgagor or operator that failed to submit to HUD on or before October 31, 2012, audited financial statements for fiscal years 2008 through 2011 (for such time as the project has been in operation or the prospective bidder served as operator, if less than three (3) years) for a project securing a Mortgage Loan; 11. Any individual or entity and any Related Party (as such term is defined in the Qualification Statement) of such individual or entity that is a mortgagor in any of HUD’s multifamily and or healthcare housing programs and that is in default under such mortgage loan or is in violation of any regulatory or business agreements with HUD, unless such default or violation was cured on or before October 31, 2012; Prospective bidders should carefully review the Qualification Statement to determine whether they are eligible to submit bids on the Mortgage Loans in MHLS 2013–1. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Freedom of Information Act Requests HUD reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to disclose information regarding MHLS 2013–1, including, but not limited to, the identity of any successful bidder and its bid price or bid percentage for any pool of loans or individual loan, upon the closing of the sale of all the Mortgage Loans. Even if HUD elects not to publicly disclose any information relating to MHLS 2013–1, HUD will have the right to disclose any information that HUD is obligated to disclose pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act and all regulations promulgated there under. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:03 Nov 21, 2012 Jkt 229001 Scope of Notice This notice applies to MHLS 2013–1 and does not establish HUD’s policy for the sale of other mortgage loans. Dated: November 16, 2012. Laura M. Marin, Acting General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner. [FR Doc. 2012–28502 Filed 11–21–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5597–N–02] Request for Information on Adopting Smoke-Free Policies in Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) and Multifamily Housing: Reopening of Public Comment Period AGENCY: Office of the General Counsel, HUD. Request for Information, Reopening of public comments period. ACTION: On October 4, 2012, HUD published a request for information in the Federal Register inviting public comment on how HUD can best continue to support the implementation of smoke-free policies for both public housing and multifamily housing. HUD was seeking information from the general public and stakeholders, including resident councils, advocacy groups, and housing providers directly impacted by or involved with the implementation of smoke-free policies and methods for supporting residents and housing providers in transitioning to smoke-free housing. The comment period for HUD’s request for information closed November 5, 2012. In response to recent requests for additional time to submit public comments, HUD is announcing through this notice that it is reopening the public comment period for an additional 60-day period. DATES: Comment Due Date: Comments on the October 4, 2012, request for information are requested on or before January 22, 2013. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments responsive to this request for information to the Office of General Counsel, Regulations Division, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 10276, Washington, DC 20410–0001. Communications must refer to the above docket number and title and should contain the information specified in the ‘‘Request for Comments’’ of this notice. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00046 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 70181 Electronic Submission of Comments. Interested persons may submit comments electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http:// www.regulations.gov. HUD strongly encourages commenters to submit comments electronically. Electronic submission of comments allows the commenter maximum time to prepare and submit a comment, ensures timely receipt by HUD, and enables HUD to make them immediately available to the public. Comments submitted electronically through the http:// www.regulations.gov Web site can be viewed by interested members of the public. Commenters should follow instructions provided on that site to submit comments electronically. Submission of Hard Copy Comments. Comments may be submitted by mail or hand delivery. To ensure that the information is fully considered by all of the reviewers, each commenter submitting hard copy comments, by mail or hand delivery, should submit comments or requests to the address above, addressed to the attention of the Regulations Division. Due to security measures at all federal agencies, submission of comments or requests by mail often result in delayed delivery. To ensure timely receipt of comments, HUD recommends that any comments submitted by mail be submitted at least 2 weeks in advance of the public comment deadline. All hard copy comments received by mail or hand delivery are a part of the public record and will be posted to http:// www.regulations.gov without change. No Facsimile Comments. Facsimile (FAX) comments are not acceptable. Public Inspection of Comments. All comments submitted to HUD regarding this notice will be available, without charge, for public inspection and copying between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays at the above address. Due to security measures at the HUD Headquarters building, an advance appointment to review the documents must be scheduled by calling the Regulations Division at 202–708–3055 (this is not a toll-free number). Copies of all comments submitted will also be available for inspection and downloading at http:// www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shauna Sorrells, Director, Public Housing Programs, Office of Public and Indian Housing, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 4232, Washington, DC, 20410–4000, telephone number 202– 402–2769 (this is not a toll-free number) or Catherine Brennan, Director, Office of E:\FR\FM\23NON1.SGM 23NON1 70182 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 226 / Friday, November 23, 2012 / Notices Housing Assistance and Grant Administration, Office of Housing, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 6134, Washington, DC, 20410– 4000, telephone number 202–708–3000 (this is not a toll-free number). Persons with hearing- or speech-impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at 800–877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On October 4, 2012 (77 FR 60712), HUD published a notice in the Federal Register requesting information from the general public, PHAs, owners and management agents, public housing residents, multifamily housing residents and other stakeholders to help inform HUD on how it might best support housing providers and residents in implementing smoke-free policies for both public housing and multifamily housing. In the October 4, 2012 notice, HUD provided a list of topics for which HUD is seeking information and established a comment due date of November 5, 2012. In response to recent requests for additional time to submit public comments, HUD is announcing through this notice that it is reopening the public comment period for an additional 60-day period. Interested persons should refer to the October 4, 2012 notice for the list of topics to which HUD is seeking information. Dated: November 19, 2012. Aaron Santa Anna, Assistant General Counsel, Regulations Division, Office of General Counsel. [FR Doc. 2012–28519 Filed 11–21–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR United States Geological Survey [GX13EN05ESB0500] Reopening of Nomination Period for Members of the Advisory Committee on Climate Change and Natural Resource Science U.S. Geological Survey, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The U.S. Department of the Interior published a notice announcing the establishment of the Advisory Committee on Climate Change and Natural Resource Science (Committee), and inviting nominations for membership on the Committee. The closing date for nominations was November 19, 2012. This Federal Register Notice reopens the nomination mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:03 Nov 21, 2012 Jkt 229001 and comment period for 30 days. If you have already submitted information to be considered for appointment to the Committee you do not have to resubmit it. DATES: Written nominations must be received by December 24, 2012. ADDRESSES: Send nominations to: Robin O’Malley, Policy and Partnership Coordinator, National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Mail Stop 400, Reston, VA 20192, romalley@usgs.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robin O’Malley, Policy and Partnership Coordinator, National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Mail Stop 400, Reston, VA 20192, romalley@usgs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On October 4, 2012, the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) published a notice announcing the establishment of the Advisory Committee on Climate Change and Natural Resource Science (Committee), and inviting nominations for membership on the committee. The Committee will provide advice on matters and actions relating to the establishment and operations of the U.S. Geological Survey National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center and the DOI Climate Science Centers. In doing so, the Committee will obtain input from Federal, state, tribal, local government, nongovernmental organizations, private sector entities, and academic institutions. The Department has determined that additional time is required to enable members to be nominated for the committee. We are seeking nominations for individuals to be considered as Committee members. Nominations should include a resume that describes the nominee’s qualifications in enough detail to enable us to make an informed decision regarding meeting the membership requirements of the Committee and to contact a potential member. Members of the Committee will be composed of approximately 25 members from both the Federal Government, and the following interests: (1) State and local governments, including state membership entities; (2) Nongovernmental organizations, including those whose primary mission is professional and scientific and those whose primary mission is conservation and related scientific and advocacy activities; (3) American Indian tribes and other Native American entities; (4) PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Academia; (5) Individual landowners; and (6) Business interests. In addition, the Committee may include scientific experts, and will include rotating representation from one or more of the institutions that host the DOI Climate Science Centers. The Committee will meet approximately 2–4 times annually, and at such times as designated by the DFO. The Secretary of the Interior will appoint members to the Committee. Members appointed as special Government employees are required to file on an annual basis a confidential financial disclosure report. No individual who is currently registered as a Federal lobbyist is eligible to serve as a member of the Committee. Dated: November 16, 2012. Marcia McNutt, Director, USGS. [FR Doc. 2012–28414 Filed 11–21–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4311–MP–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLCAD09000, L51010000.LVRWB09B2380.FX0000] Notice of Availability of a Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report for the Proposed Stateline Solar Farm, San Bernardino County, CA and Draft California Desert Conservation Area Land Use Plan Amendments Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of availability. AGENCY: In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended (FLPMA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Draft California Desert Conservation Area (CDCA) Plan Amendment and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement/ Environmental Impact Report (EIS/EIR) for the Stateline Solar Farm Project (Stateline) and by this notice is announcing the opening of the comment period. DATES: To ensure that comments will be considered, the BLM must receive written comments on the Draft Plan Amendment and Draft EIS/EIR within 90 days following the date the Environmental Protection Agency publishes its Notice of Availability in the Federal Register. The BLM will announce future meetings or hearings and any other public involvement SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\23NON1.SGM 23NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 226 (Friday, November 23, 2012)]
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[FR Doc No: 2012-28519]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5597-N-02]


Request for Information on Adopting Smoke-Free Policies in Public 
Housing Agencies (PHAs) and Multifamily Housing: Reopening of Public 
Comment Period

AGENCY: Office of the General Counsel, HUD.

ACTION: Request for Information, Reopening of public comments period.

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SUMMARY: On October 4, 2012, HUD published a request for information in 
the Federal Register inviting public comment on how HUD can best 
continue to support the implementation of smoke-free policies for both 
public housing and multifamily housing. HUD was seeking information 
from the general public and stakeholders, including resident councils, 
advocacy groups, and housing providers directly impacted by or involved 
with the implementation of smoke-free policies and methods for 
supporting residents and housing providers in transitioning to smoke-
free housing. The comment period for HUD's request for information 
closed November 5, 2012. In response to recent requests for additional 
time to submit public comments, HUD is announcing through this notice 
that it is reopening the public comment period for an additional 60-day 
period.

DATES: Comment Due Date: Comments on the October 4, 2012, request for 
information are requested on or before January 22, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments responsive 
to this request for information to the Office of General Counsel, 
Regulations Division, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 
7th Street, SW., Room 10276, Washington, DC 20410-0001. Communications 
must refer to the above docket number and title and should contain the 
information specified in the ``Request for Comments'' of this notice.
    Electronic Submission of Comments. Interested persons may submit 
comments electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at 
http://www.regulations.gov. HUD strongly encourages commenters to 
submit comments electronically. Electronic submission of comments 
allows the commenter maximum time to prepare and submit a comment, 
ensures timely receipt by HUD, and enables HUD to make them immediately 
available to the public. Comments submitted electronically through the 
http://www.regulations.gov Web site can be viewed by interested members 
of the public. Commenters should follow instructions provided on that 
site to submit comments electronically.
    Submission of Hard Copy Comments. Comments may be submitted by mail 
or hand delivery. To ensure that the information is fully considered by 
all of the reviewers, each commenter submitting hard copy comments, by 
mail or hand delivery, should submit comments or requests to the 
address above, addressed to the attention of the Regulations Division. 
Due to security measures at all federal agencies, submission of 
comments or requests by mail often result in delayed delivery. To 
ensure timely receipt of comments, HUD recommends that any comments 
submitted by mail be submitted at least 2 weeks in advance of the 
public comment deadline. All hard copy comments received by mail or 
hand delivery are a part of the public record and will be posted to 
http://www.regulations.gov without change.
    No Facsimile Comments. Facsimile (FAX) comments are not acceptable.
    Public Inspection of Comments. All comments submitted to HUD 
regarding this notice will be available, without charge, for public 
inspection and copying between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays at the above 
address. Due to security measures at the HUD Headquarters building, an 
advance appointment to review the documents must be scheduled by 
calling the Regulations Division at 202-708-3055 (this is not a toll-
free number). Copies of all comments submitted will also be available 
for inspection and downloading at http://www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shauna Sorrells, Director, Public 
Housing Programs, Office of Public and Indian Housing, Department of 
Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 4232, 
Washington, DC, 20410-4000, telephone number 202-402-2769 (this is not 
a toll-free number) or Catherine Brennan, Director, Office of

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Housing Assistance and Grant Administration, Office of Housing, 
Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 
6134, Washington, DC, 20410-4000, telephone number 202-708-3000 (this 
is not a toll-free number). Persons with hearing- or speech-impairments 
may access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal 
Relay Service at 800-877-8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On October 4, 2012 (77 FR 60712), HUD 
published a notice in the Federal Register requesting information from 
the general public, PHAs, owners and management agents, public housing 
residents, multifamily housing residents and other stakeholders to help 
inform HUD on how it might best support housing providers and residents 
in implementing smoke-free policies for both public housing and 
multifamily housing. In the October 4, 2012 notice, HUD provided a list 
of topics for which HUD is seeking information and established a 
comment due date of November 5, 2012. In response to recent requests 
for additional time to submit public comments, HUD is announcing 
through this notice that it is reopening the public comment period for 
an additional 60-day period. Interested persons should refer to the 
October 4, 2012 notice for the list of topics to which HUD is seeking 
information.

    Dated: November 19, 2012.
Aaron Santa Anna,
Assistant General Counsel, Regulations Division, Office of General 
Counsel.
[FR Doc. 2012-28519 Filed 11-21-12; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4210-67-P