Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection, 74103 [2013-29364]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 237 / Tuesday, December 10, 2013 / Notices compensation, USDA reimburses them for travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence, for travel away from their homes or regular places of business in performance of Advisory Committee service (see 5 U.S.C. 5703). A list of current Advisory Committee members and other relevant information are available on the GIPSA Web site at http://www.gipsa.usda.gov/fgis/ adcommit.html. GIPSA is seeking nominations for individuals to serve on the Advisory Committee to replace seven members whose terms will expire May 2014. Nominations are open to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, marital status, or sexual orientation. To ensure that recommendations of the Advisory Committee take into account the needs of the diverse groups served by the USDA, membership shall include, to the extent practicable, individuals with demonstrated ability to represent minorities, women, and persons with disabilities. The final selection of Advisory Committee members and alternates is made by the Secretary. Larry Mitchell, Administrator, Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration. [FR Doc. 2013–29348 Filed 12–9–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–KD–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Housing Service Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection Rural Housing Service (RHS), USDA. ACTION: Proposed collection; Comments requested. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the intention of the above-named Agency to request an extension for a currently approved information collection in support of the Community Facilities Grant Program. DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by February 10, 2014 to be assured of consideration. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Derek L. Jones, Loan Specialist, Community Programs, RHS, USDA, 1400 Independence Ave. SW., Mail Stop 0787, Washington, DC 20250–0787. Telephone: (202) 720–1504. Email: derek.jones@wdc.usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: maindgalligan on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:48 Dec 09, 2013 Jkt 232001 Title: Community Facilities Grant Program. OMB Number: 0575–0173. Expiration Date of Approval: January 31, 2014. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: Community Programs, a division of the Rural Housing Service (RHS), is part of the United States Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development mission area. The Agency is authorized by Section 306(a) of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act (7 U.S.C. 1926), as amended, to make grants to public agencies, nonprofit corporations, and Indian tribes to develop essential community facilities and services for public use in rural areas. These facilities include schools, libraries, child care, hospitals, clinics, assisted-living facilities, fire and rescue stations, police stations, community centers, public buildings, and transportation. Through its Community Programs, the Department of Agriculture is striving to ensure that such facilities are readily available to all rural communities. Information will be collected by the field offices from applicants, consultants, lenders, and public entities. The collection of information is considered the minimum necessary to effectively evaluate the overall scope of the project. Failure to collect information could have an adverse impact on effectively carrying out the mission, administration, processing, and program requirements. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 2.00 hours per response. Respondents: Public bodies, nonprofit corporations and associations, and federally recognized Indian tribes. Estimated Number of Respondents: 922. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 3.27. Estimated Number of Responses: 3,015 Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 6,030 hours. Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Jeanne Jacobs, Regulations and Paperwork Management Branch, at (202) 692–0040. Comments are invited on: (a) 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; (b) the accuracy of the Agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 74103 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, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rural Development, STOP 0742, 1400 Independence Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20250–0742. All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of public record. Dated: November 27, 2013. Richard A. Davis, Acting Administrator, Rural Housing Service. [FR Doc. 2013–29364 Filed 12–9–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–XV–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Housing Service Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection Rural Housing Service, USDA. Proposed collection; Comments requested. AGENCY: ACTION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Rural Housing Service’s intention to request an extension for a currently approved information collection in support of the program for Fire and Rescue Loans. DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by February 10, 2014 to be assured of consideration. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Derek L. Jones, Loan Specialist, Community Programs Division, RHS, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Stop 0787, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250–0787. Telephone (202) 720–1504. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMTION: Title: Fire and Rescue Loans. OMB Number: 0575–0120. Expiration Date of Approval: February 28, 2014. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: The Fire and Rescue Loan program is authorized by Section 306 of SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\10DEN1.SGM 10DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Rural Housing Service


Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved 
Information Collection

AGENCY: Rural Housing Service (RHS), USDA.

ACTION: Proposed collection; Comments requested.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this 
notice announces the intention of the above-named Agency to request an 
extension for a currently approved information collection in support of 
the Community Facilities Grant Program.

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by February 10, 2014 to 
be assured of consideration.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Derek L. Jones, Loan Specialist, 
Community Programs, RHS, USDA, 1400 Independence Ave. SW., Mail Stop 
0787, Washington, DC 20250-0787. Telephone: (202) 720-1504. Email: 
derek.jones@wdc.usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Community Facilities Grant Program.
    OMB Number: 0575-0173.
    Expiration Date of Approval: January 31, 2014.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information 
collection.
    Abstract: Community Programs, a division of the Rural Housing 
Service (RHS), is part of the United States Department of Agriculture's 
Rural Development mission area. The Agency is authorized by Section 
306(a) of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act (7 U.S.C. 
1926), as amended, to make grants to public agencies, nonprofit 
corporations, and Indian tribes to develop essential community 
facilities and services for public use in rural areas. These facilities 
include schools, libraries, child care, hospitals, clinics, assisted-
living facilities, fire and rescue stations, police stations, community 
centers, public buildings, and transportation. Through its Community 
Programs, the Department of Agriculture is striving to ensure that such 
facilities are readily available to all rural communities.
    Information will be collected by the field offices from applicants, 
consultants, lenders, and public entities. The collection of 
information is considered the minimum necessary to effectively evaluate 
the overall scope of the project.
    Failure to collect information could have an adverse impact on 
effectively carrying out the mission, administration, processing, and 
program requirements.
    Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of 
information is estimated to average 2.00 hours per response.
    Respondents: Public bodies, nonprofit corporations and 
associations, and federally recognized Indian tribes.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 922.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 3.27.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 3,015
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 6,030 hours.
    Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Jeanne 
Jacobs, Regulations and Paperwork Management Branch, at (202) 692-0040. 
Comments are invited on: (a) 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; (b) the accuracy of the Agency'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, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rural Development, 
STOP 0742, 1400 Independence Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20250-0742. All 
responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request 
for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of public 
record.

    Dated: November 27, 2013.
Richard A. Davis,
Acting Administrator, Rural Housing Service.
[FR Doc. 2013-29364 Filed 12-9-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3410-XV-P