Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection, 11752-11753 [2014-04530]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 11752 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 41 / Monday, March 3, 2014 / Notices (1) Orientation on Natural Resources (2) Update from the Motorized Travel working group with possible recommendation for fees for 2015 (3) Recreational Facilities working group update (4) Forest Health working group update (5) Bearlodge Mining Brief (Rare Element Resource—RER) (6) Sheridan Lake Valve update DATES: The meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. All meetings are subject to cancellation. For status of meeting prior to attendance, please contact the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Mystic Ranger District, 8221 South Highway 16, Rapid City, South Dakota. Written comments may be submitted as described under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. 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Meeting Accommodations: If you are a person requiring reasonable accommodation, please make requests in advance for sign language interpreting, assistive listening devices or other reasonable accommodation for access to the facility or proceedings by contacting the person listed in the section titled FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. All reasonable accommodation requests are managed on a case by case basis. Dated: February 21, 2014. Dennis Jaeger, Deputy Forest Supervisor. [FR Doc. 2014–04578 Filed 2–28–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3411–15–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Notice of Proposed New Fee Site; Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, USDA Forest Service. ACTION: Notice of proposed new fee site. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest is proposing to charge fee at The Upper Falls Picnic Site in Provo Canyon, Utah. The site will include a $6.00 Standard Amenity fee that will be charged year-round. 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[FR Doc. 2014–04579 Filed 2–28–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–11–P PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Housing Service Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection Rural Housing Service. Proposed collection; comments requested. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: 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 of the Agency’s use of supervised bank accounts (SBA). DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by May 2, 2014 to be assured of consideration. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Janet Stouder, Deputy Director, MultiFamily Housing Portfolio Management Division, RHS, STOP 0782, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250–0782. Telephone: (202) 690–0760. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: 7 CFR Part 1902–A, Supervised Bank Accounts. OMB Number: 0575–0158. Expiration Date of Approval: May 31, 2014. Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection. Abstract: The Agency extends financial assistance to applicants that do not qualify for loans under commercial rates and terms. The Agency use SBAs as a mechanism to (1) ensure correct disbursement and expenditure of all funds designated for a project; (2) help a borrower properly manage its financial affairs; (3) ensure that the Government’s security is protected adequately from fraud, waste and abuse. SBAs are mandatory for Multi-Family Housing (MFH) reserve accounts. The MFH funds must be kept in the SBA for the full term of a loan. Any funds withdrawn for disbursement for an authorized purpose require a countersignature from an Agency official. This regulation prescribes the policies and responsibilities for the use of SBAs. In carrying out the mission as a supervised credit Agency, this regulation authorizes the use of supervised accounts for the disbursement of funds. The use may be necessitated to disburse Government E:\FR\FM\03MRN1.SGM 03MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 41 / Monday, March 3, 2014 / Notices mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES funds consistent with the various stages of any development (construction) work actually achieved. On limited occasions, a supervised account is used to provide temporary credit counseling and oversight of those being assisted who demonstrate an inability to handle their financial affairs responsibly. Another use is for depositing MFH reserve account funds in a manner requiring Agency co-signature for withdrawals. MFH reserve account funds are held in a reserve account for the future capital improvement needs for apartment properties. Supervised accounts are established to ensure Government security is adequately protected against fraud, waste and abuse. The legislative authority for requiring the use of supervised accounts is contained section 510 of the Housing Act of 1949, as amended (42 U.S.C. 1480). These provisions authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to make such rules and regulations as deemed necessary to carry out the responsibilities and duties the Government is charged with administering. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this information collection is estimated to average .43 hours per response. Respondents: Small Business. Estimated Average Number of Respondents: 15,000. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 60,292. Estimated Total Number of Man Hours: 26,169. Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Jeanne Jacobs, Regulations and Paperwork Management Branch, at (202) 692–0040. Comments 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:40 Feb 28, 2014 Jkt 232001 of Agriculture, Rural Development, STOP 0732, 1400 Independence Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20250. 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: February 10, 2014. Tony Hernandez, Administrator, Rural Housing Service. [FR Doc. 2014–04530 Filed 2–28–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 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: SUMMARY: 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 the Guaranteed Rural Rental Housing program. DATES: Comments on this Notice must be received by May 2, 2014 to be assured of consideration. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tammy Daniels, Financial and Loan Analyst, Multi-Family Housing Guaranteed Loan Division, Rural Housing Service, USDA, STOP 0781— Room 1263–S, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250, telephone: (202) 720–0021. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Guaranteed Rural Rental Housing Program. OMB Number: 0575–0174. Expiration Date of Approval: July 31, 2014. Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection. Abstract: On March 28, 1996, President Clinton signed the ‘‘Housing Opportunity Program Extension Act of 1996.’’ One of the provisions of the Act was the authorization of the Section 538 Guaranteed Rural Rental Housing Loan Program, adding the program to the Housing Act of 1949. The program has been designed to increase the supply of affordable Multi-Family Housing (MFH) through partnerships between RHS and major lending sources, as well as State and local housing finance agencies and bond issuers. Qualified lenders will be PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11753 authorized to originate, underwrite, and close loans for MFH projects. To be considered, these projects must be either new construction or acquisition with rehabilitation with at least $6,500 per unit. The housing must be available for occupancy only to low- or moderateincome families or persons, whose incomes at the time of initial occupancy do not exceed 115 percent of the median income of the area. After initial occupancy, the tenant’s income may exceed these limits; however, rents, including utilities, are restricted to no more than 30 percent of the 115 percent of area median income for the term of the loan. The Secretary is authorized under Section 510 (k) of the Housing Act of 1949 to prescribe regulations to ensure that these Federally-funded loans are made to eligible applicants for authorized purposes. The lender must evaluate the eligibility, cost, benefits, feasibility, and financial performance of the proposed project. The Agency collects this information from the lender to determine if funds are being used to meet the goals and mission of Rural Development. The information submitted by the lender to the Agency is used by the Agency to manage, plan, evaluate, and account for Government resources. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 1.7 man hours per response. Respondents: Non-profit and forprofit lending corporations and public bodies. Estimated Number of Respondents: 150. Estimated Number of Responses: 2,549. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 1,492 hours. Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Jeanne Jacobs, Regulations and Paperwork Management Branch, at (202) 692–0040. Comments 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 E:\FR\FM\03MRN1.SGM 03MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 41 (Monday, March 3, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 11752-11753]
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[FR Doc No: 2014-04530]


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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.

ACTION: Proposed collection; comments requested.

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SUMMARY: 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 of the Agency's use of supervised bank accounts (SBA).

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by May 2, 2014 to be 
assured of consideration.
    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
    Janet Stouder, Deputy Director, Multi-Family Housing Portfolio 
Management Division, RHS, STOP 0782, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 
1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250-0782. Telephone: 
(202) 690-0760.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: 7 CFR Part 1902-A, Supervised Bank Accounts.
    OMB Number: 0575-0158.
    Expiration Date of Approval: May 31, 2014.
    Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved Information 
Collection.
    Abstract: The Agency extends financial assistance to applicants 
that do not qualify for loans under commercial rates and terms.
    The Agency use SBAs as a mechanism to (1) ensure correct 
disbursement and expenditure of all funds designated for a project; (2) 
help a borrower properly manage its financial affairs; (3) ensure that 
the Government's security is protected adequately from fraud, waste and 
abuse.
    SBAs are mandatory for Multi-Family Housing (MFH) reserve accounts. 
The MFH funds must be kept in the SBA for the full term of a loan. Any 
funds withdrawn for disbursement for an authorized purpose require a 
countersignature from an Agency official.
    This regulation prescribes the policies and responsibilities for 
the use of SBAs. In carrying out the mission as a supervised credit 
Agency, this regulation authorizes the use of supervised accounts for 
the disbursement of funds. The use may be necessitated to disburse 
Government

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funds consistent with the various stages of any development 
(construction) work actually achieved. On limited occasions, a 
supervised account is used to provide temporary credit counseling and 
oversight of those being assisted who demonstrate an inability to 
handle their financial affairs responsibly. Another use is for 
depositing MFH reserve account funds in a manner requiring Agency co-
signature for withdrawals. MFH reserve account funds are held in a 
reserve account for the future capital improvement needs for apartment 
properties. Supervised accounts are established to ensure Government 
security is adequately protected against fraud, waste and abuse.
    The legislative authority for requiring the use of supervised 
accounts is contained section 510 of the Housing Act of 1949, as 
amended (42 U.S.C. 1480). These provisions authorize the Secretary of 
Agriculture to make such rules and regulations as deemed necessary to 
carry out the responsibilities and duties the Government is charged 
with administering.
    Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this information 
collection is estimated to average .43 hours per response.
    Respondents: Small Business.
    Estimated Average Number of Respondents: 15,000.
    Estimated Total Annual Responses: 60,292.
    Estimated Total Number of Man Hours: 26,169.
    Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Jeanne 
Jacobs, Regulations and Paperwork Management Branch, at (202) 692-0040.

Comments

    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 0732, 1400 Independence Ave. SW., 
Washington, DC 20250.
    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: February 10, 2014.
Tony Hernandez,
Administrator, Rural Housing Service.
[FR Doc. 2014-04530 Filed 2-28-14; 8:45 am]
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