30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Congressional Earmark Grants, 14726 [2014-05805]

Download as PDF 14726 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 51 / Monday, March 17, 2014 / Notices FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5752–N–28] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Congressional Earmark Grants 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: April 16, 2014. SUMMARY: 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. ADDRESSES: 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 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 January 6, 2014. A. Overview of Information Collection Title of Information Collection: Congressional Earmark Grants. OMB Approval Number: 2506–0179. Type of Request: 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. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1400. Estimated Number of Responses: 2800. Frequency of Response: 2. Average Hours per Response: .5. Total Estimated Burdens: 1400. 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 Total tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD 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. VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:45 Mar 14, 2014 Jkt 232001 Authority: Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapters 35. Federal Register notices of all regulatory waivers that HUD has approved. Each notice covers the quarterly period since the previous Dated: March 12, 2014. Federal Register notice. The purpose of Colette Pollard, this notice is to comply with the Department Reports Management Officer, requirements of section 106 of the HUD Office of the Chief Information Officer. Reform Act. This notice contains a list [FR Doc. 2014–05805 Filed 3–14–14; 8:45 am] of regulatory waivers granted by HUD BILLING CODE 4210–67–P during the period beginning on October 1, 2013, and ending on December 31, 2013. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For general information about this notice, [Docket No. FR–5711–N–04] contact Camille E. 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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5752-N-28]


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

AGENCY: Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: 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: April 16, 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 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 January 6, 2014.

A. Overview of Information Collection

    Title of Information Collection: Congressional Earmark Grants.
    OMB Approval Number: 2506-0179.
    Type of Request: 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.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1400.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 2800.
    Frequency of Response: 2.
    Average Hours per Response: .5.
    Total Estimated Burdens: 1400.

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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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    Total
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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. Chapters 35.

    Dated: March 12, 2014.
Colette Pollard,
Department Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information 
Officer.
[FR Doc. 2014-05805 Filed 3-14-14; 8:45 am]
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