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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 237 / Tuesday, December 10, 2013 / Notices Notice of 30 day Reporting Requirements Submitted for OMB Review. ACTION: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), agencies are required to submit proposed reporting and recordkeeping requirements to OMB for review and approval, and to publish a notice in the Federal Register notifying the public that the agency has made such a submission. DATES: Submit comments on or before January 9, 2014. If you intend to comment but cannot prepare comments promptly, please advise the OMB Reviewer and the Agency Clearance Officer before the deadline. Copies: Request for clearance (OMB 83–1), supporting statement, and other documents submitted to OMB for review may be obtained from the Agency Clearance Officer. ADDRESSES: Address all comments concerning this notice to: Agency Clearance Officer, Curtis Rich, Small Business Administration, 409 3rd Street, SW., 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20416; and OMB Reviewer, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Curtis Rich, Agency Clearance Officer, (202) 205–7030 curtis.rich@sba.gov. Abstract: SBA Direct is an optional feature of SBA.gov that helps customized, relevant SBA.gov information directly to the user which will help site visitors, including small business owners, the ability to quickly and efficiently locate content on SBA.gov. SBA Community is also an optional feature of SBA.gov which allows users to contribute to SBA.gov by posting success stories, comments, or questions in a forum interface. The community will allow site visitors, including small businesses the ability to ask questions regarding starting and managing a business. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: SBA Direct and SBA Online Community. Frequency: On Occasion. SBA Form Number: N/A. Description of Respondents: Entrepreneurs, lenders, small business owners, and among others. Responses: 413,000. Annual Burden: 4,325. SUMMARY: maindgalligan on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Curtis Rich, Management Analyst. [FR Doc. 2013–29371 Filed 12–9–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:48 Dec 09, 2013 Jkt 232001 Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements Under OMB Review Small Business Administration. 30-Day Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Small Business Administration (SBA) is publishing this notice to comply with requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), which requires agencies to submit proposed reporting and recordkeeping requirements to OMB for review and approval, and to publish a notice in the Federal Register notifying the public that the agency has made such a submission. This notice also allows an additional 30 days for public comments. DATES: Submit comments on or before January 9, 2014. ADDRESSES: Comments should refer to the information collection by name and/ or OMB Control Number and should be sent to: Agency Clearance Officer, Curtis Rich, Small Business Administration, 409 3rd Street SW., 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20416; and SBA Desk Officer, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Curtis Rich, Agency Clearance Officer, (202) 205–7030 curtis.rich@sba.gov. Copies: A copy of the Form OMB 83– 1, supporting statement, and other documents submitted to OMB for review may be obtained from the Agency Clearance Officer. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Small Business Investment Act authorizes SBA to guarantee a debenture issued by a Certified Development Company (CDC) participating in SBA’s 504 Loan Program. The proceeds from each debenture are used to fund loans (‘‘504 loans’’) to eligible small business concerns (SBCs). 15 U.S.C. 697(a). The first information collection described below, SBA Form 1244 (OMB Control Number 3245–0071), is the Application for Section 504 Loans. The second information collection, the CDC Annual Report Guide, SBA Form 1253 (OMB Control Number 3245–0074) relates to the annual report required from each CDC as stated in 13 CFR 120.830. Prior notice of proposed changes to these information collections was published in the Federal Register on August 30, 2013, at 78 FR 53816. The changes are necessary to conform the forms to recent updates in the Lender and Development Company Loan Programs standard SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00117 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 74217 operating procedures, designated as SOP 50 10 5 (F). The changes include revisions to the exhibits required to be attached to the 504 loan application such as a clarification of who is required to submit credit reports, and addition of a requirement to submit a Credit Alert Verification Reporting System (CAIVRS) report to document that an applicant, guarantors or affiliates have no prior loss to the government or delinquent Federal debt. Changes to the CDC Annual Report Guide include a clarification of the consequences for failure to file the report in a timely manner, and clarification of the requirement to submit financial statements that have been reviewed by an independent CPA. SBA notes that these changes resulting from updates to the SOP are in addition to the changes that the Agency proposed in the February 25, 2013, publication of 504 and 7(a) Loan Program Updates notice of proposed rulemaking. (78 FR 12633). That rulemaking is still pending final review and approval. As soon as SBA receives that approval it will make any additional and necessary changes to Forms 1244 and 1253 to conform to the final rule. Solicitation of Public Comments Comments may be submitted on (a) whether the collection of information is necessary for the agency to properly perform its functions; (b) whether the burden estimates are accurate; (c) whether there are ways to minimize the burden, including through the use of automated techniques or other forms of information technology; and (d) whether there are ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information. Summary of Information Collections (1) Title: Application for Section 504 Loan. Description of Respondents: Small Business Concerns applying for a Section 504 loan and Certified Development Companies. Form Number: SBA Form 1244 collects information that is used to determine the creditworthiness and repayment ability of the small business concern and its eligibility for SBA financial assistance; as well as the terms and conditions of the 504 loan. Form 1244 is also used by CDCs to request SBA’s guarantee on the debenture. Estimated Annual Respondents: 7,000. Estimated Annual Responses: 7,000. Estimated Annual Hour Burden: 14,613. (2) Title: Certified Development Company (CDC) Annual Report Guide. E:\FR\FM\10DEN1.SGM 10DEN1 74218 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 237 / Tuesday, December 10, 2013 / Notices Description of Respondents: Certified Development Companies. Form Number: SBA Form 1253 outlines the information (financial statements, economic development activities, and other operational and management information) that the CDC must submit to comply with the annual reporting requirement. Estimated Annual Respondents: 260. Estimated Annual Responses: 260. Estimated Annual Hour Burden: 7,280. Curtis B. Rich, Management Analyst. [FR Doc. 2013–29372 Filed 12–9–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8025–01–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 8545] Imposition of Additional Sanctions on Syria Under the Chemical and Biological Weapons Control and Warfare Elimination Act of 1991 Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation, Department of State. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: On August 2, 2013, a determination was made that the Government of Syria used chemical weapons in violation of international law or lethal chemical weapons against its own nationals. Notice of this determination was published on September 10, 2013, in the Federal Register, under Public Notice 8460. That determination resulted in sanctions against the Government of Syria. Section 307(b) of the Chemical and Biological Weapons Control and Warfare Elimination Act of 1991, 22 U.S.C. 5604(a) and 5605(a), requires a decision within three months of the August 2, 2013 determination regarding the imposition of additional sanctions. The United States Government decided on November 1, 2013, to impose such additional sanctions on the Government of Syria. In addition, the United States Government determined that it is essential to the national security interests of the United States to partially waive the application of these additional sanctions with respect to activities in furtherance of United States policies regarding the Syrian conflict. The following is notice of the additional sanctions to be imposed pursuant to Section 307(b)(2) of the Act (22 U.S.C. 5605(b)), subject to the waiver described above. DATES: Effective Date: Upon publication in the Federal Register. maindgalligan on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:48 Dec 09, 2013 Jkt 232001 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Pamela K. Durham, Office of Missile, Biological, and Chemical Nonproliferation, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation, Department of State, Telephone (202) 647–4930. Pursuant to Section 307(b) of the Chemical and Biological Weapons Control and Warfare Elimination Act of 1991, as amended (22 U.S.C. 5604(a) and 5605(a)), on November 1, 2013, the Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security, Rose Gottemoeller, decided to impose additional sanctions on the Government of Syria. As a result, the following additional sanctions are hereby imposed, subject to partial waivers as noted below: 1. Bank Loans—The United States Government shall prohibit any United States bank from making any loan or providing any credit to the Government of Syria, except for loans or credits for the purpose of purchasing food or other agricultural commodities or products. 2. Further Export Restrictions—The authorities of section 6 of the Export Administration Act of 1979 shall be used to prohibit exports to Syria of all other goods and technology (excluding food and other agricultural commodities and products). 3. Presidential Action Regarding Aviation—The Executive Branch is authorized to notify the Government of Syria of its intention to suspend the authority of foreign air carriers owned or controlled by Syria to engage in foreign air transportation to or from the United States. The application of these additional sanctions is partially waived with respect to activities in furtherance of United States policies regarding the Syrian conflict. Determinations as to whether activities are in furtherance of U.S. policies regarding the Syrian conflict will be made on a case-by-case basis with the involvement of the Department of State, using existing interagency procedures to the maximum extent possible. These measures shall be implemented by the responsible departments and agencies of the United States Government and will remain in place for at least one year or until further notice. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: December 4, 2013. Vann H. Van Diepen, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation. [FR Doc. 2013–29441 Filed 12–9–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–02–P PO 00000 Frm 00118 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration [Docket No. FHWA–2013–0057] Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for a New Information Collection Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), this notice announces that FHWA will submit the collection of information described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The Federal Register Notice with a 60day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on June 25, 2013. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden. DATES: Please submit comments by January 9, 2014. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by DOT Docket ID 2013–0057 by any of the following methods: Web site: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received go to the Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. Fax: 1–202–493–2251. Mail: Docket Management Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590–0001. Hand Delivery or Courier: U.S. Department of Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tom Kearney, 518–431–8890, Office of Freight Management & Operations (HOFM–1), Office of Operations, Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation, Leo O’Brien Federal Building, Room 715, Albany, NY 12207. Office hours are from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Survey and Comparative Assessment of Truck Parking Facilities. Background: Section 1401(c) of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP–21) requires the U.S. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\10DEN1.SGM 10DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 237 (Tuesday, December 10, 2013)]
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SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION


Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements Under OMB Review

AGENCY: Small Business Administration.

ACTION: 30-Day Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Small Business Administration (SBA) is publishing this 
notice to comply with requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) 
(44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), which requires agencies to submit proposed 
reporting and recordkeeping requirements to OMB for review and 
approval, and to publish a notice in the Federal Register notifying the 
public that the agency has made such a submission. This notice also 
allows an additional 30 days for public comments.

DATES: Submit comments on or before January 9, 2014.

ADDRESSES: Comments should refer to the information collection by name 
and/or OMB Control Number and should be sent to: Agency Clearance 
Officer, Curtis Rich, Small Business Administration, 409 3rd Street 
SW., 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20416; and SBA Desk Officer, Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 
New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Curtis Rich, Agency Clearance Officer, 
(202) 205-7030 curtis.rich@sba.gov.
    Copies: A copy of the Form OMB 83-1, supporting statement, and 
other documents submitted to OMB for review may be obtained from the 
Agency Clearance Officer.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Small Business Investment Act authorizes 
SBA to guarantee a debenture issued by a Certified Development Company 
(CDC) participating in SBA's 504 Loan Program. The proceeds from each 
debenture are used to fund loans (``504 loans'') to eligible small 
business concerns (SBCs). 15 U.S.C. 697(a). The first information 
collection described below, SBA Form 1244 (OMB Control Number 3245-
0071), is the Application for Section 504 Loans. The second information 
collection, the CDC Annual Report Guide, SBA Form 1253 (OMB Control 
Number 3245-0074) relates to the annual report required from each CDC 
as stated in 13 CFR 120.830. Prior notice of proposed changes to these 
information collections was published in the Federal Register on August 
30, 2013, at 78 FR 53816. The changes are necessary to conform the 
forms to recent updates in the Lender and Development Company Loan 
Programs standard operating procedures, designated as SOP 50 10 5 (F). 
The changes include revisions to the exhibits required to be attached 
to the 504 loan application such as a clarification of who is required 
to submit credit reports, and addition of a requirement to submit a 
Credit Alert Verification Reporting System (CAIVRS) report to document 
that an applicant, guarantors or affiliates have no prior loss to the 
government or delinquent Federal debt. Changes to the CDC Annual Report 
Guide include a clarification of the consequences for failure to file 
the report in a timely manner, and clarification of the requirement to 
submit financial statements that have been reviewed by an independent 
CPA.
    SBA notes that these changes resulting from updates to the SOP are 
in addition to the changes that the Agency proposed in the February 25, 
2013, publication of 504 and 7(a) Loan Program Updates notice of 
proposed rulemaking. (78 FR 12633). That rulemaking is still pending 
final review and approval. As soon as SBA receives that approval it 
will make any additional and necessary changes to Forms 1244 and 1253 
to conform to the final rule.

Solicitation of Public Comments

    Comments may be submitted on (a) whether the collection of 
information is necessary for the agency to properly perform its 
functions; (b) whether the burden estimates are accurate; (c) whether 
there are ways to minimize the burden, including through the use of 
automated techniques or other forms of information technology; and (d) 
whether there are ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of 
the information.

Summary of Information Collections

    (1) Title: Application for Section 504 Loan.
    Description of Respondents: Small Business Concerns applying for a 
Section 504 loan and Certified Development Companies.
    Form Number: SBA Form 1244 collects information that is used to 
determine the creditworthiness and repayment ability of the small 
business concern and its eligibility for SBA financial assistance; as 
well as the terms and conditions of the 504 loan. Form 1244 is also 
used by CDCs to request SBA's guarantee on the debenture.
    Estimated Annual Respondents: 7,000.
    Estimated Annual Responses: 7,000.
    Estimated Annual Hour Burden: 14,613.

    (2) Title: Certified Development Company (CDC) Annual Report Guide.

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    Description of Respondents: Certified Development Companies.
    Form Number: SBA Form 1253 outlines the information (financial 
statements, economic development activities, and other operational and 
management information) that the CDC must submit to comply with the 
annual reporting requirement.
    Estimated Annual Respondents: 260.
    Estimated Annual Responses: 260.
    Estimated Annual Hour Burden: 7,280.

Curtis B. Rich,
Management Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2013-29372 Filed 12-9-13; 8:45 am]
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