60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Congressional Earmark Grants, 660-661 [2013-31573]

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dean Webster, Office of Response and Recovery, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–2833. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that, in a letter dated December 13, 2013, the President issued a major disaster declaration under the authority of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq. (the ‘‘Stafford Act’’), as follows: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:08 Jan 03, 2014 Jkt 232001 I have determined that the damage in certain areas of the State of California resulting from the Rim Fire during the period of August 17 to October 24, 2013, is of sufficient severity and magnitude to warrant a major disaster declaration under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq. (the ‘‘Stafford Act’’). Therefore, I declare that such a major disaster exists in the State of California. In order to provide Federal assistance, you are hereby authorized to allocate from funds available for these purposes such amounts as you find necessary for Federal disaster assistance and administrative expenses. You are authorized to provide Public Assistance in the designated areas and Hazard Mitigation throughout the State. Consistent with the requirement that Federal assistance be supplemental, any Federal funds provided under the Stafford Act for Hazard Mitigation will be limited to 75 percent of the total eligible costs. Federal funds provided under the Stafford Act for Public Assistance also will be limited to 75 percent of the total eligible costs, with the exception of projects that meet the eligibility criteria for a higher Federal cost-sharing percentage under the Public Assistance Alternative Procedures Pilot Program for Debris Removal implemented pursuant to section 428 of the Stafford Act. Further, you are authorized to make changes to this declaration for the approved assistance to the extent allowable under the Stafford Act. (Presidentially Declared Disasters); 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant. W. Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. 2013–31501 Filed 1–3–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–23–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5684–N–09] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Congressional Earmark Grants Office of Community Planning and Development, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice that pursuant to the authority vested in the Administrator, under Executive Order 12148, as amended, Stephen M. DeBlasio Sr., of FEMA is appointed to act as the Federal Coordinating Officer for this major disaster. The following area of the State of California has been designated as adversely affected by this major disaster: SUMMARY: HUD is seeking approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, HUD is requesting comment from all interested parties on the proposed collection of information. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment. The Department’s Congressional Grants Division administers congressionally mandated grants, known as earmarks. These projects have been identified in the annual appropriation of funds to the Department and in the accompanying conference reports or congressional record accompanying each appropriation. Earmarks generally fall into two categories: Economic Development Initiative–Special Project (EDI–SP) and Neighborhood Initiative (NI) grants. DATES: Comments Due Date: March 7, 2014. Tuolumne County for Public Assistance. All counties within the State of California are eligible to apply for assistance under the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program. The following Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers (CFDA) are to be used for reporting and drawing funds: 97.030, Community Disaster Loans; 97.031, Cora Brown Fund; 97.032, Crisis Counseling; 97.033, Disaster Legal Services; 97.034, Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA); 97.046, Fire Management Assistance Grant; 97.048, Disaster Housing Assistance to Individuals and Households in Presidentially Declared Disaster Areas; 97.049, Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance— Disaster Housing Operations for Individuals and Households; 97.050, Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance to Individuals and Households—Other Needs; 97.036, Disaster Grants—Public Assistance 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: Colette Pollard, Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Room 4176, Washington, DC 20410–5000; telephone 202–402–3400 (this is not a toll-free number) or email at Colette.Pollard@hud.gov for a copy of the proposed forms or other available information. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the tollfree Federal Relay Service at (800) 877– 8339. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colette Pollard, Reports Management PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\06JAN1.SGM 06JAN1 661 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 3 / Monday, January 6, 2014 / Notices Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20410; email Colette Pollard at Colette.Pollard@ hud.gov or telephone 202–402–3400. 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. Pollard. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice informs the public that HUD is seeking approval from OMB for the information collection described in Section A. This Notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information to: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of proposed collection of information; (3) Enhance the quality, through applications, semi-annual reports, and close out reports. The information that is collected is used to assess performance. Grantees are units of state and local government, nonprofits and Indian tribes. Respondents are initially identified by congress and generally fall into two categories: Economic Development Initiative—Special Project (EDI–SP) grantees and Neighborhood Initiative (NI) grantees. The agency has used the application, semi-annual reports and close out reports to track grantee performance in the implementation of approved projects. Respondents (i.e. affected public): local and state governments, nonprofits and Indian tribes. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1400. Estimated Number of Responses: 2800. Frequency of Response: 2. Average Hours per Response: .5. Total Estimated Burdens: 1400. utility, and clarity of the information to be collected and (4) Minimize the burden of collection of information on those who are to respond; including the use of appropriate automated collection techniques or other forms of technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. This Notice also lists the following information: A. Overview of Information Collection Title of Information Collection: Congressional Earmark Grants. OMB Approval Number: 2506–0179. Type of Request (i.e. new, revision or extension of currently approved collection): extension of a currently approved collection. Form Number: SF–424; SF–LLL; SF–1199A; HUD–27054; SF–425; HUD 27053, HUD–27056. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: HUD’s Congressional Grants Division and its Environmental Officers in the field use this information to make funds available to entities directed to receive funds appropriated by Congress. This information is used to collect, receive, review and monitor program activities Note: Preparer of this notice may substitute the chart for everything beginning with estimated number of respondents above: Total ............................. Number of respondents Frequency of response Responses per annum Burden hour per response Annual burden hours Hourly cost per response Annual cost 1400 Information collection 2 2800 .5 1400 33.50 $46,900 ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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. 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[FR Doc No: 2013-31573]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5684-N-09]


60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Congressional 
Earmark Grants

AGENCY: Office of Community Planning and Development, HUD.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: HUD is seeking approval from the Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) for the information collection described below. In 
accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, HUD is requesting comment 
from all interested parties on the proposed collection of information. 
The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment.
    The Department's Congressional Grants Division administers 
congressionally mandated grants, known as earmarks. These projects have 
been identified in the annual appropriation of funds to the Department 
and in the accompanying conference reports or congressional record 
accompanying each appropriation. Earmarks generally fall into two 
categories: Economic Development Initiative-Special Project (EDI-SP) 
and Neighborhood Initiative (NI) grants.

DATES: Comments Due Date: March 7, 2014.

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: Colette Pollard, Reports 
Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 
451 7th Street SW., Room 4176, Washington, DC 20410-5000; telephone 
202-402-3400 (this is not a toll-free number) or email at 
Colette.Pollard@hud.gov for a copy of the proposed forms or other 
available information. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may 
access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay 
Service at (800) 877-8339.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colette Pollard, Reports Management

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Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th 
Street SW., Washington, DC 20410; email Colette Pollard at 
Colette.Pollard@hud.gov or telephone 202-402-3400. 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. Pollard.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice informs the public that HUD is 
seeking approval from OMB for the information collection described in 
Section A.
    This Notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and 
affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information to: 
(1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection is necessary for the 
proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether 
the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy 
of the agency's estimate of the burden of proposed collection of 
information; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected and (4) Minimize the burden of collection 
of information on those who are to respond; including the use of 
appropriate automated collection techniques or other forms of 
technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses.
    This Notice also lists the following information:

A. Overview of Information Collection

    Title of Information Collection: Congressional Earmark Grants.
    OMB Approval Number: 2506-0179.
    Type of Request (i.e. new, revision or extension of currently 
approved collection): extension of a currently approved collection.
    Form Number: SF-424; SF-LLL; SF-1199A; HUD-27054; SF-425; HUD 
27053, HUD-27056.
    Description of the need for the information and proposed use: HUD's 
Congressional Grants Division and its Environmental Officers in the 
field use this information to make funds available to entities directed 
to receive funds appropriated by Congress. This information is used to 
collect, receive, review and monitor program activities through 
applications, semi-annual reports, and close out reports. The 
information that is collected is used to assess performance. Grantees 
are units of state and local government, nonprofits and Indian tribes. 
Respondents are initially identified by congress and generally fall 
into two categories: Economic Development Initiative--Special Project 
(EDI-SP) grantees and Neighborhood Initiative (NI) grantees. The agency 
has used the application, semi-annual reports and close out reports to 
track grantee performance in the implementation of approved projects.
    Respondents (i.e. affected public): local and state governments, 
nonprofits and Indian tribes.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1400.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 2800.
    Frequency of Response: 2.
    Average Hours per Response: .5.
    Total Estimated Burdens: 1400.

    Note:  Preparer of this notice may substitute the chart for 
everything beginning with estimated number of respondents above:


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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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                                             1400                2             2800               .5             1400            33.50          $46,900
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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: December 27, 2013.
Mark Johnston,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Special Needs Program.
[FR Doc. 2013-31573 Filed 1-3-14; 8:45 am]
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