Notice of Emergency Approval of an Information Collection: Regional Analysis of Impediments Guidance for Sustainable Communities Grantees, 68463-68464 [2013-27256]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 220 / Thursday, November 14, 2013 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID FEMA–2013–0024; OMB No. 1660–0022] Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will submit the information collection abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget for review and clearance in accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The submission will describe the nature of the information collection, the categories of respondents, the estimated burden (i.e., the time, effort and resources used by respondents to respond) and cost, and the actual data collection instruments FEMA will use. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before December 16, 2013. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be addressed to the Desk Officer for the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency, and sent via electronic mail to oira.submission@ omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 395–5806. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection should be made to Director, Records Management Division, 1800 South Bell Street, Arlington, VA 20598–3005, facsimile number (202) 646–3347, or email address FEMA-InformationCollections-Management@dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: TKELleY on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Collection of Information Title: Community Rating System (CRS) Program—Application Worksheets and Commentary. Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved information collection. Form Titles and Numbers: FEMA Form 086–0–35, Community Rating System Application Letter of Interest and Quick Check Instructions; FEMA Form 086–0–35A, Community Annual Recertification; and FEMA Form 086–0– VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:20 Nov 13, 2013 Jkt 232001 35B, Environmental and Historic Preservation Certifications. Abstract: The CRS Application and Certifications are used by communities that participate in the National Flood Insurance Program’s (NFIP) Community Rating System (CRS) to document activities that communities have undertaken to mitigate against future flood losses. The CRS Application and Certifications provide a step-by-step process for communities to follow in their efforts to achieve the maximum amount of discount on flood insurance premiums. CRS is a voluntary program where flood insurance costs are reduced in communities that implement practices, such as building codes and public education activities, that are recognized as reducing risks of flooding and promoting the purchase of flood insurance. Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal Government. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,274. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 32,908 hours. Estimated Cost: There are no estimated operational, maintenance, capital or start-up costs associated with this information collection. Dated: November 7, 2013. Charlene D. Myrthil, Director, Records Management Division, Mission Support Bureau, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2013–27271 Filed 11–13–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–11–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5683–N–100] Notice of Emergency Approval of an Information Collection: Regional Analysis of Impediments Guidance for Sustainable Communities Grantees Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, HUD has requested from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) emergency approval of the information collection described in this notice. DATES: Comments Due Date: November 18, 2013. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 68463 Control Number and should be sent to: HUD Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503; fax: 202–395–5806. Email: OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lynnette McRae, Grants Management Specialist, Office of Sustainable Housing and Communities, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20410; email Lynnette McRae at lynnette.mcrae@hud.gov or telephone 202–402–2102. 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. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. McRae. This notice informs the public that HUD has submitted to OMB a request for approval of the information collection described in Section A. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Overview of Information Collection Title of Information Collection: Regional Analysis of Impediments Guidance for Sustainable Communities Grantees. OMB Approval Number: N/A. Type of Request: New Collection. Form Number: N/A. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: HUD’s Office of Sustainable Housing and Communities presently requires all Sustainable Communities Initiative (SCI) Regional Planning grantees to complete a Fair Housing Equity Assessment . The grantees each have the option of choosing to develop a Regional Analysis of Impediments (AI) in lieu of the FHEA, which (if prepared in accordance with the standards set forth below and in the Fair Housing Planning Guide) would fulfill the FHEA requirement as well as the HUD AFFH regulatory requirement for any participating jurisdiction or state that signed on. The option to prepare a regional AI also offers SCI grantees an opportunity to develop more meaningful deliverables while conserving resources and reducing duplication. This guidance, a written product reflecting the information shared in the 2012 online webinars, will assist grantees in structuring their fair housing analyses. Respondents: Sustainable Communities Regional Planning Grantees. E:\FR\FM\14NON1.SGM 14NON1 68464 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 220 / Thursday, November 14, 2013 / Notices Information collection Number of respondents Frequency of response Responses per annum Burden hour per response Annual burden hours Hourly cost per response Annual cost 40 Every 5 years 8 200 1600 $40 $64,000 Total .......................... B. Solicitation of Public Comment This notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affected parties concerning the collection of information described in Section A on the following: (1) 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) The accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Ways to 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. HUD encourages interested parties to submit comment in response to these questions. Authority: Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35. Dated: November 8, 2013. Anna Guido, Department Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–27256 Filed 11–13–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5683–N–101] Notice of Emergency Approval of an Information Collection: Record of Employee Interview Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, HUD has requested from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) emergency approval of the information collection described in this notice. DATES: Comments Due Date: November 21, 2013. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB TKELleY on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:20 Nov 13, 2013 Jkt 232001 Control Number and should be sent to: HUD Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503; fax: 202–395–5806. Email: OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Saundra A. Green, Administrative Officer, Office of Labor Relations, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20410, Room 2124 or telephone (202) 402–5537 (this is not a toll-free number) or email at Saundra.A.Green@hud.gov. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Saundra Green. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice informs the public that HUD has submitted to OMB a request for approval of the information collection described in Section A. A. Overview of Information Collection Title of Information Collection: Record of Employee Interview. OMB Approval Number: 2501–0009. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. Form Number: HUD–11 and HUD 11– SP (Spanish). Description of the need for the information and proposed use: The information is used by HUD and agencies administering HUD programs to collect information from laborers and mechanics employed on projects subjected to the Federal Labor Standards provisions. The information collected is compared to information submitted by the respective employer on certified payroll reports. The comparison tests the accuracy of the employer’s payroll data and may disclose violations. Generally, these activities are geared to the respondent’s benefit that is to determine whether the respondent was underpaid and to ensure the payment of wage restitution to the respondent. Respondents: (i.e. affected public): Business. Estimated Number of Respondents: 20,000. Estimated Number of Responses: 20,000. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Average Hours per Response: .25. PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Total Estimated Burdens: 5,000. B. Solicitation of Public Comment This notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affected parties concerning the collection of information described in Section A on the following: (1) 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) The accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Ways to 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. HUD encourages interested parties to submit comment in response to these questions. Authority: Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35. Dated: November 8, 2013. Anna Guido, Department Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–27258 Filed 11–13–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5746–N–01] Performance Review Board AGENCY: Office of the Deputy Secretary, HUD. ACTION: Notice of appointments. The Department of Housing and Urban Development announces the appointments of, Maurice A. Jones, Michael A. Anderson, Towanda A. Brooks, Kenneth M. Leventhal, Susan J. Shuback, Jemine A. Bryon, Stanley A. Gimont, John P. Benison, David R. Ziaya, Damon Y. Smith, Mary K. Kinney, Charles S. Coulter, Jean Lin Pao, Ricky T. Valentine, and Mary E. McBride as members of the Departmental Performance Review Board. The address is: Department of SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\14NON1.SGM 14NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 220 (Thursday, November 14, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 68463-68464]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-27256]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5683-N-100]


Notice of Emergency Approval of an Information Collection: 
Regional Analysis of Impediments Guidance for Sustainable Communities 
Grantees

AGENCY: Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, HUD 
has requested from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) emergency 
approval of the information collection described in this notice.

DATES: Comments Due Date: November 18, 2013.

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: HUD Desk Officer, Office of 
Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 
20503; fax: 202-395-5806. Email: OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lynnette McRae, Grants Management 
Specialist, Office of Sustainable Housing and Communities, Department 
of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 
20410; email Lynnette McRae at lynnette.mcrae@hud.gov or telephone 202-
402-2102. 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. Copies of available 
documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. McRae.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice informs the public that HUD has 
submitted to OMB a request for approval of the information collection 
described in Section A.

A. Overview of Information Collection

    Title of Information Collection: Regional Analysis of Impediments 
Guidance for Sustainable Communities Grantees.
    OMB Approval Number: N/A.
    Type of Request: New Collection.
    Form Number: N/A.
    Description of the need for the information and proposed use: HUD's 
Office of Sustainable Housing and Communities presently requires all 
Sustainable Communities Initiative (SCI) Regional Planning grantees to 
complete a Fair Housing Equity Assessment . The grantees each have the 
option of choosing to develop a Regional Analysis of Impediments (AI) 
in lieu of the FHEA, which (if prepared in accordance with the 
standards set forth below and in the Fair Housing Planning Guide) would 
fulfill the FHEA requirement as well as the HUD AFFH regulatory 
requirement for any participating jurisdiction or state that signed on. 
The option to prepare a regional AI also offers SCI grantees an 
opportunity to develop more meaningful deliverables while conserving 
resources and reducing duplication. This guidance, a written product 
reflecting the information shared in the 2012 online webinars, will 
assist grantees in structuring their fair housing analyses.
    Respondents: Sustainable Communities Regional Planning Grantees.

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                                      Number of       Frequency of    Responses per   Burden hour per   Annual burden   Hourly cost per
      Information collection         respondents        response          annum           response          hours           response       Annual cost
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  Total..........................              40    Every 5 years                8              200             1600              $40          $64,000
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B. Solicitation of Public Comment

    This notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and 
affected parties concerning the collection of information described in 
Section A on the following:
    (1) 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) The accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the 
proposed collection of information;
    (3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and
    (4) Ways to 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.
    HUD encourages interested parties to submit comment in response to 
these questions.

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

    Dated: November 8, 2013.
Anna Guido,
Department Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information 
Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-27256 Filed 11-13-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4210-67-P