60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: State Community Development Block Program, 3845-3846 [2014-01328]

Download as PDF 3845 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 15 / Thursday, January 23, 2014 / Notices Comments Due Date: February 24, 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: 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: Colette Pollard, Reports Management 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. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. This is not a toll-free number. Copies of DATES: available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Pollard. 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. The Federal Register notice that solicited public comment on the information collection for a period of 60 days was published on October 23, 2013. A. Overview of Information Collection Title of Information Collection: Alaska Native/Native Hawaiian Institutions Assisting Communities (AN/NHAIC). OMB Approval Number: 2528–0206. Type of Request: Reinstatement with change of a previously approved collection. Form Number: SF–425 and HUD– 40077. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: The Number of respondents information is being collected to monitor performance of grantees to ensure they meet statutory and program goals and requirements. Respondents (i.e. affected public): Alaska Native Institutions (ANI) and Native Hawaiian Institutions (NHI) of Higher Education that meet the statutory definition established in Title III, Part A, Section 317 of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended by the Higher Education Amendments of 1998 (Pub. L. 105–244; enacted October 7, 1998). Estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents, frequency of response, and hours of response: Information pursuant to grant award will be submitted once a year. The following chart details the respondent burden on an annual and semi-annual basis: Total annual responses Hours per response Total hours Quarterly Reports ............................................................................................ Final Reports ................................................................................................... Recordkeeping ................................................................................................. 10 3 10 40 3 10 8 12 10 320 36 100 Total .......................................................................................................... 23 53 30 456 sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD 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. Chapters 35. VerDate Mar<15>2010 21:50 Jan 22, 2014 Jkt 232001 Dated: January 16, 2014. Colette Pollard, Department Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–01326 Filed 1–22–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5753–N–01] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: State Community Development Block Program Office of Community Planning and Development, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 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. DATES: Comments Due Date: March 24, 2014. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 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: Eva Fontheim, Office of Block Grant Assistance, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410; email, Eva.C.Fontheim@hud.gov or telephone 202–402–3461 for copies of forms and documents. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice informs the public that HUD is seeking approval from OMB for the information collection described in Section A. A. Overview of Information Collection Title of Information Collection: State Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. OMB Approval Number: 2506–0085. E:\FR\FM\23JAN1.SGM 23JAN1 3846 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 15 / Thursday, January 23, 2014 / Notices Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. Form Number: HUD–40108. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: The Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended (HCDA), requires grant recipients that receive CDBG funding to retain records necessary to document compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements on an on-going basis. Grantees must also submit an annual performance and evaluation report to demonstrate progress that it has made in carrying out its consolidated plan, and such records as may be necessary to facilitate review and audit by HUD of the grantee’s administration of CDBG funds [Section 104(e)]. The statute also requires [Section 104(e)(2)] that HUD conduct an annual review to determine whether states have distributed funds to units of general local government in a timely manner. Respondents (i.e. affected public): This information collection applies to 50 State CDBG Grantees (49 states and Puerto Rico but not Hawaii). Estimated Number of Respondents: 50. Estimated Number of Responses: 50. Note: Preparer of this notice may substitute the chart for everything beginning with estimated number of respondents above: Information collection Number of respondents Frequency of response Responses per annum PER ................................... Recordkeeping: ................. States Localities ................ Localities .................... Timely Distribution Form: .. 50 ........................ 50 3,500 50 1 .................. On-going ..... ..................... ..................... 1 .................. 1 .................. On-going ..... ..................... ..................... 1 .................. 237 8,800 176 26.13 1.5 91,456 Total ........................... ........................ ..................... ..................... ........................ 112,180 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. sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Authority: Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35. Dated: January 14, 2014. Mark Johnston, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Special Needs. [FR Doc. 2014–01328 Filed 1–22–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 21:50 Jan 22, 2014 Jkt 232001 Burden hour per response Frequency of Response: The frequency of the response to the collection of information is annual at 1.5 hour per response with a total of 75 hours reporting burden. The record keeping burden for program compliance is already included under the currently approved information collection. The estimate of the annual reporting and recordkeeping is 112,180 hours for 50 grant recipients. Total Estimated Burdens: 112,180. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5752–N–08] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Housing Discrimination Information Form HUD–903.1, HUD 903.1A, HUD–903–1B, HUD–903.1F, HUD–903.1KOR, HUD–903.1C, HUD– 903.1CAM, HUD–903.1RUS, 903–1_Somali Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: HUD has submitted the proposed information collection requirement described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days of public comment. DATES: Comments Due Date: February 24, 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: 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: Colette Pollard, Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Annual Burden Hours Hourly cost per response Annual cost 11,850 75 SW., Washington, DC 20410; email Colette Pollard at Colette.Pollard@ hud.gov or telephone 202–402–3400. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. This is not a toll-free number. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Pollard. 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. The Federal Register notice that solicited public comment on the information collection for a period of 60 days was published on November 8, 2013. A. Overview of Information Collection Title of Information Collection: Housing Discrimination Information Form HUD–903.1, HUD 903.1A, HUD– 903–1B, HUD–903.1F, HUD–903.1KOR, HUD–903.1C, HUD–903.1CAM, HUD– 903.1RUS, 903–1_Somali. OMB Approval Number: 2529–0011. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. Form Number: HUD–903.1. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: HUD uses the Housing [disability], familial status, or national origin Discrimination Information Form HUD–903.1 (Form) to collect pertinent information from persons wishing to file housing discrimination complaints with HUD under the Fair Housing Act. The Fair Housing Act makes it unlawful to E:\FR\FM\23JAN1.SGM 23JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 15 (Thursday, January 23, 2014)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-01328]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5753-N-01]


60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: State Community 
Development Block Program

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.

DATES: Comments Due Date: March 24, 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 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: Eva Fontheim, Office of Block Grant 
Assistance, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th 
Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410; email, Eva.C.Fontheim@hud.gov or 
telephone 202-402-3461 for copies of forms and documents.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice informs the public that HUD is 
seeking approval from OMB for the information collection described in 
Section A.

A. Overview of Information Collection

    Title of Information Collection: State Community Development Block 
Grant (CDBG) Program.
    OMB Approval Number: 2506-0085.

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    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Form Number: HUD-40108.
    Description of the need for the information and proposed use: The 
Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended (HCDA), 
requires grant recipients that receive CDBG funding to retain records 
necessary to document compliance with statutory and regulatory 
requirements on an on-going basis. Grantees must also submit an annual 
performance and evaluation report to demonstrate progress that it has 
made in carrying out its consolidated plan, and such records as may be 
necessary to facilitate review and audit by HUD of the grantee's 
administration of CDBG funds [Section 104(e)]. The statute also 
requires [Section 104(e)(2)] that HUD conduct an annual review to 
determine whether states have distributed funds to units of general 
local government in a timely manner.
    Respondents (i.e. affected public): This information collection 
applies to 50 State CDBG Grantees (49 states and Puerto Rico but not 
Hawaii).
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 50.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 50.
    Frequency of Response: The frequency of the response to the 
collection of information is annual at 1.5 hour per response with a 
total of 75 hours reporting burden. The record keeping burden for 
program compliance is already included under the currently approved 
information collection. The estimate of the annual reporting and 
recordkeeping is 112,180 hours for 50 grant recipients.
    Total Estimated Burdens: 112,180.

    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    Annual Burden    Hourly cost
     Information collection        respondents         response              annum         per response        Hours       per response     Annual cost
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PER............................              50  1..................  1.................             237          11,850
Recordkeeping:.................  ..............  On-going...........  On-going..........           8,800
States Localities..............              50  ...................  ..................             176          91,456
    Localities.................           3,500  ...................  ..................           26.13
Timely Distribution Form:......              50  1..................  1.................             1.5              75
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    Total......................  ..............  ...................  ..................  ..............         112,180
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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: January 14, 2014.
Mark Johnston,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Special Needs.
[FR Doc. 2014-01328 Filed 1-22-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4210-67-P