Information Collection Extension, 15034 [2013-05410]

Download as PDF 15034 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 46 / Friday, March 8, 2013 / Notices Over 3,000 small businesses have been targeted for this event. If you are a small business interested in working with the Department, we urge you to register online at: https://www.fbo.gov and attend the workshop. These outreach events are a new and exciting opportunity for the Department’s bureaus and offices to improve their support for small business. Additional scheduled events are posted on the Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization Web site at www.doi.gov/osdbu. Debra Glass, Director (Acting), Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization. [FR Doc. 2013–05376 Filed 3–7–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–RK–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR U.S. Geological Survey [GX12GH009980000] Information Collection Extension U.S. Geological Survey, Interior. ACTION: Notice of an extension of an information collection (1028–0090). AGENCY: We (the U.S. Geological Survey) will ask the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve the information collection (IC) described below. To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) and as part of our continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, we invite the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on this IC. This collection is scheduled to expire on May 31, 2013. DATES: You must submit comments on or before May 7, 2013. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on this information collection to the Information Collection Clearance Officer, U.S. Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive MS 807, Reston, VA 20192 (mail); (703) 648–7199 (fax); or smbaloch@usgs.gov (email). Please Reference Information 1028–0090 in the subject line. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information please contact Charles Mandeville at (703) 648–4773 or by email at cmandeville@usgs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: I. Abstract During FY13 and FY15, the Volcano Hazards Program (VHP) will provide funding for improvement of the volcano VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:44 Mar 07, 2013 Jkt 229001 and other monitoring systems and other monitoring-related activities that contribute to mitigation of volcano hazards. This notice concerns the collection of information that is sufficient and relevant to evaluate and select proposals for funding under the VHP. We will accept proposals from State geological surveys and academic institutions requesting funds to assist in the monitoring of active volcanoes and to conduct volcano-related research. Financial assistance will be awarded on a competitive basis following the evaluation and ranking of State and academic proposals. VHP proposals will be reviewed by a peer panel of six (6) members. Five (5) members will be Department of the Interior representatives; and one (1) member will be an external representative. To submit a proposal, you must follow the written guideline (that will be made available at www.Grants.gov) and complete a project narrative. The application must be submitted via Grants.gov. Grant recipients must complete a final technical report at the end of the project period. Narrative and report guidance is available through http://volcanoes.usgs.gov/ and at www.Grants.gov. II. Data OMB Control Number: 1028–0090. Title: Volcano Hazards Program (VHP). Type of Request: Extension of currently approved collection. Respondent Obligation: Required to receive benefits. Frequency of Collection: Annually. Description of Respondents: State Geological Surveys and academic institutions. Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 20 applications and 12 final reports. Estimated Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping ‘‘Hour’’ Burden: 796 hours. We expect to receive approximately 20 applications. It will take each applicant approximately 35 hours to complete the narrative and present supporting documents. This includes the time for project conception and development, proposal writing, reviewing, and submitting the proposal application through Grants.gov (totaling 700 burden hours). We anticipate awarding 12 grants per year. The award recipients must submit a final report at the end of the project. We estimate that it will take approximately 8 hours to complete the requirement for that report (totaling 96 hours). Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping ‘‘Non-Hour Cost’’ Burden: There are no ‘‘non-hour cost’’ PO 00000 Frm 00076 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 burdens associated with this collection of information. III. Request for Comments Public Disclosure Statement: The PRA (44 U.S.C. 3501, et seq.) provides that an agency may not conduct or sponsor and you are not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Comments: We are soliciting comments as to: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the agency to perform its duties, including whether the information is useful; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (c) how to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) how to minimize the burden on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Please note that the comments submitted in response to this notice are a matter of public record. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment, including your personal identifying information, may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee we will be able to do so. Dated: March 1, 2013. Charles Mandeville, Program Coordinator for Volcano Hazards. [FR Doc. 2013–05410 Filed 3–7–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4311–AM–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Federal Acknowledgment of Tribes Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs is seeking comments on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the collection of information for Federal Acknowledgment of Tribes authorized by OMB Control Number 1076–0104. E:\FR\FM\08MRN1.SGM 08MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 46 (Friday, March 8, 2013)]
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[FR Doc No: 2013-05410]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

U.S. Geological Survey

[GX12GH009980000]


Information Collection Extension

AGENCY: U.S. Geological Survey, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of an extension of an information collection (1028-
0090).

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SUMMARY: We (the U.S. Geological Survey) will ask the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) to approve the information collection (IC) 
described below. To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 
(PRA) and as part of our continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and 
respondent burden, we invite the general public and other Federal 
agencies to take this opportunity to comment on this IC. This 
collection is scheduled to expire on May 31, 2013.

DATES: You must submit comments on or before May 7, 2013.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on this information collection to 
the Information Collection Clearance Officer, U.S. Geological Survey, 
12201 Sunrise Valley Drive MS 807, Reston, VA 20192 (mail); (703) 648-
7199 (fax); or smbaloch@usgs.gov (email). Please Reference Information 
1028-0090 in the subject line.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information 
please contact Charles Mandeville at (703) 648-4773 or by email at 
cmandeville@usgs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    During FY13 and FY15, the Volcano Hazards Program (VHP) will 
provide funding for improvement of the volcano and other monitoring 
systems and other monitoring-related activities that contribute to 
mitigation of volcano hazards. This notice concerns the collection of 
information that is sufficient and relevant to evaluate and select 
proposals for funding under the VHP. We will accept proposals from 
State geological surveys and academic institutions requesting funds to 
assist in the monitoring of active volcanoes and to conduct volcano-
related research. Financial assistance will be awarded on a competitive 
basis following the evaluation and ranking of State and academic 
proposals. VHP proposals will be reviewed by a peer panel of six (6) 
members. Five (5) members will be Department of the Interior 
representatives; and one (1) member will be an external representative. 
To submit a proposal, you must follow the written guideline (that will 
be made available at www.Grants.gov) and complete a project narrative. 
The application must be submitted via Grants.gov. Grant recipients must 
complete a final technical report at the end of the project period. 
Narrative and report guidance is available through http://volcanoes.usgs.gov/ and at www.Grants.gov.

II. Data

    OMB Control Number: 1028-0090.
    Title: Volcano Hazards Program (VHP).
    Type of Request: Extension of currently approved collection.
    Respondent Obligation: Required to receive benefits.
    Frequency of Collection: Annually.
    Description of Respondents: State Geological Surveys and academic 
institutions.
    Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 20 applications and 12 final 
reports.
    Estimated Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping ``Hour'' Burden: 796 
hours. We expect to receive approximately 20 applications. It will take 
each applicant approximately 35 hours to complete the narrative and 
present supporting documents. This includes the time for project 
conception and development, proposal writing, reviewing, and submitting 
the proposal application through Grants.gov (totaling 700 burden 
hours). We anticipate awarding 12 grants per year. The award recipients 
must submit a final report at the end of the project. We estimate that 
it will take approximately 8 hours to complete the requirement for that 
report (totaling 96 hours).
    Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping ``Non-Hour Cost'' Burden: 
There are no ``non-hour cost'' burdens associated with this collection 
of information.

III. Request for Comments

    Public Disclosure Statement: The PRA (44 U.S.C. 3501, et seq.) 
provides that an agency may not conduct or sponsor and you are not 
required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a 
currently valid OMB control number.
    Comments: We are soliciting comments as to: (a) Whether the 
proposed collection of information is necessary for the agency to 
perform its duties, including whether the information is useful; (b) 
the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed 
collection of information; (c) how to enhance the quality, usefulness, 
and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) how to minimize 
the burden on the respondents, including the use of automated 
collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Please 
note that the comments submitted in response to this notice are a 
matter of public record. Before including your address, phone number, 
email address, or other personal identifying information in your 
comment, you should be aware that your entire comment, including your 
personal identifying information, may be made publicly available at any 
time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal 
identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee we will 
be able to do so.

    Dated: March 1, 2013.
Charles Mandeville,
Program Coordinator for Volcano Hazards.
[FR Doc. 2013-05410 Filed 3-7-13; 8:45 am]
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