Section 538 Guaranteed Rural Rental Housing Program 2014 Industry Forums-Open Teleconference and/or Web Conference Meetings, 19049-19050 [2014-07654]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 66 / Monday, April 7, 2014 / Notices the submission, the tasks are part of the review process of the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) Board of Directors (Board). The FCIC Board contracts with at least two individuals to conduct an actuarial review of the submission and requests the Office of General Council review the submission for legal sufficiency. RMA removed two respondents per submission (actuary and lawyer); therefore, lowering the amount of time spent on submissions. The Agricultural Act of 2014 requires FCIC provide instructions for indexbased weather insurance products. FCIC expects there will be 2 submissions and the per-response time for the submissions is included in this package. FCIC is requesting the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to extend the approval of this information collection for an additional 3 years. The purpose of this notice is to solicit comments from the public concerning this information collection. These comments will help us: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information has practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, through use, as appropriate, of automated, electronic, mechanical, and other collection technologies, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Estimate of burden: The public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 461 hours per response. Respondents/Affected Entities: Parties affected by the information collection requirements included in this Notice is a person (including an approved insurance provider, a college or university, a cooperative or trade association, or any other person) who prepares a submission, or proposes to the Board other crop insurance policies, provisions of policies, or rates of premium. Estimated annual number of respondents: 396. Estimated annual number of responses per respondent: .62. Estimated annual number of responses: 246. Estimated total annual burden hours on respondents: 113,289. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:49 Apr 04, 2014 Jkt 232001 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. Signed in Washington, DC, on March 28, 2014. Brandon Willis, Manager, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation. [FR Doc. 2014–07615 Filed 4–4–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–08–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Housing Service Section 538 Guaranteed Rural Rental Housing Program 2014 Industry Forums—Open Teleconference and/or Web Conference Meetings Rural Housing Service, USDA. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: This notice announces a series of teleconference and/or web conference meetings regarding the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Section 538 Guaranteed Rural Rental Housing Program, which are scheduled to occur during the months of March, July, and November of 2014. This notice also outlines suggested discussion topics for the meetings and is intended to notify the general public of their opportunity to participate in the teleconference and/or web conference meetings. DATES: The dates and times for the teleconference and/or web conference meetings will be announced via email to parties registered as described below. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Any member of the public wishing to register for the calls and obtain the call-in number, access code, web link and other information for any of the public teleconferences and/or web conferences may contact Monica Cole, Financial and Loan Analyst, Multi-Family Housing Guaranteed Loan Division, Rural Development, U.S. Department of Agriculture, telephone: (202) 720–1251, fax: (202) 205–5066, or email: monica.cole@wdc.usda.gov. Those who request registration less than 15 calendar days prior to the date of a teleconference and/or web conference meetings may not receive notice of that teleconference and/or web conference meeting, but will receive notice of future teleconference and/or web conference meetings. The Agency expects to accommodate each participant’s preferred form of participation by telephone or via web link. However, if it appears that existing capabilities may prevent the Agency SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 19049 from accommodating all requests for one form of participation, each participant will be notified and encouraged to consider an alternative form of participation. Individuals who plan to participate and need language translation assistance should inform Monica Cole within 10 business days in advance of the meeting date. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The objectives of this series of teleconferences are as follows: • Enhance the effectiveness of the Section 538 Guaranteed Rural Rental Housing Program. • Update industry participants and Rural Housing Service (RHS) staff on developments involving the Section 538 program. • Enhance RHS’ awareness of the market and other forces that impact the Section 538 Guaranteed Rural Rental Housing Program. Topics to be discussed could include, but will not be limited to, the following: • Updates on USDA’s Section 538 Guaranteed Rural Rental Housing Program activities. • Perspectives on the current state of debt financing and its impact on the Section 538 program. • Enhancing the use of Section 538 financing with the transfer and/or preservation of Section 515 developments. • The impact of Low Income Housing Tax Credits program changes on Section 538 financing. USDA prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program or protected genetic information in employment or any program activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs and/or employment activities.) Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities and you wish to file either an EEO or program complaint, please contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877–8339 or (800) 845– 6136 (in Spanish). Persons with disabilities, who wish to file a program complaint, please see information below on how to contact us by mail directly or by email. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) E:\FR\FM\07APN1.SGM 07APN1 19050 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 66 / Monday, April 7, 2014 / Notices should contact USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720–2600 (voice and TDD). If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Complaint Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda. gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632–9992 to request a form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested on the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at to USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250– 9410, by fax (202) 690–7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov. ‘‘USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender.’’ Dated: March 25, 2014. Tony Hernandez, Administrator, Rural Housing Service. BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS Sunshine Act Meeting Notice Friday, April 11, 2014, 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. EDT. PLACE: Cohen Building, Room 3321, 330 Independence Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20237. SUBJECT: Notice of Meeting of the Broadcasting Board of Governors. SUMMARY: The Broadcasting Board of Governors (Board) will be meeting at the time and location listed above. The Board will vote on a consent agenda consisting of the minutes of its February 25, 2014 meeting, a resolution for David Burke Distinguished Journalism Awards, a resolution for a Code of Conduct for the Board, an updated policy regarding non-disclosure of deliberative information, and a policy statement on the prohibition of harassment. The Board will discuss and vote on the recommendations of the Board’s Special Committee on Internet Anti-Censorship. Finally, the Board will receive a presentation providing an overview of Radio Free Asia and convene a discussion panel on Internet Anti-Censorship efforts. This meeting will also be available for public observation via streamed webcast, both live and on-demand, on the agency’s public Web site at www.bbg.gov. Information regarding this meeting, including any updates or adjustments to its starting time, can also be found on the agency’s public Web site. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 17:49 Apr 04, 2014 Jkt 232001 [FR Doc. 2014–07798 Filed 4–3–14; 11:15 am] BILLING CODE 8610–01–P Agenda and Notice of Public Meeting of the Tennessee Advisory Committee BILLING CODE 3410–XV–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 Oanh Tran, Director of Board Operations. COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS [FR Doc. 2014–07654 Filed 4–4–14; 8:45 am] DATE AND TIME: The public may also attend this meeting in person at the address listed above as seating capacity permits. Member of the public seeking to attend the meeting in person must register at https://bbgboardmeetingapril2014.event brite.com by 12 p.m. (EDT) on April 10. For more information, please contact BBG Public Affairs at (202) 203–4400 or by email at pubaff@bbg.gov. 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They may also be faxed to the Committee at (404) 562–7005 or emailed to pminarik@ usccr.gov. Persons who desire additional information may contact the Southern Regional Office at (404) 562– 7000. Hearing-impaired persons who will attend the meeting and require the services of a sign language interpreter should contact the Southern Regional Office at least ten (10) working days before the scheduled date of the meeting. Records generated from this meeting may be inspected and reproduced at the Southern Regional Office, as they become available, both before and after the meeting. Persons interested in the work of this advisory committee are PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 advised to go to the Commission’s Web site, www.usccr.gov, or to contact the Southern Regional Office at the above email or street address. The meeting will be conducted pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the Commission and FACA. Dated in Chicago, IL, on April 1, 2014. David Mussatt, Acting Chief, Regional Programs Coordination Unit. [FR Doc. 2014–07599 Filed 4–4–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6335–01–P COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS Agenda and Notice of Public Meeting of the South Carolina Advisory Committee Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (Commission) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) that a meeting of the South Carolina Advisory Committee (Committee) to the Commission will convene at 10:00 a.m. and adjourn at approximately 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 23, 2014. The meeting will be held at the Richland County Public Library, 1431 Assembly Street, Columbia, South Carolina 29201. The purpose of the meeting is for the Committee to plan its voting rights project. Members of the public are entitled to submit written comments. Comments must be received in the regional office by May 23, 2014. Comments may be mailed to Peter Minarik at the Southern Regional Office, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 61 Forsyth St., SW., Suite 16T126, Atlanta, GA, 30303. They may also be faxed to the Committee at (404) 562–7005 or emailed to pminarik@ usccr.gov. Persons who desire additional information may contact the Southern Regional Office at (404) 562– 7000. Hearing-impaired persons who will attend the meeting and require the services of a sign language interpreter should contact the Southern Regional Office at least ten (10) working days before the scheduled date of the meeting. Records generated from this meeting may be inspected and reproduced at the Southern Regional Office, as they become available, both before and after the meeting. Persons interested in the work of this advisory committee are advised to go to the Commission’s Web site, www.usccr.gov, or to contact the E:\FR\FM\07APN1.SGM 07APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 66 (Monday, April 7, 2014)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-07654]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Rural Housing Service


Section 538 Guaranteed Rural Rental Housing Program 2014 Industry 
Forums--Open Teleconference and/or Web Conference Meetings

AGENCY: Rural Housing Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces a series of teleconference and/or web 
conference meetings regarding the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) 
Section 538 Guaranteed Rural Rental Housing Program, which are 
scheduled to occur during the months of March, July, and November of 
2014. This notice also outlines suggested discussion topics for the 
meetings and is intended to notify the general public of their 
opportunity to participate in the teleconference and/or web conference 
meetings.

DATES: The dates and times for the teleconference and/or web conference 
meetings will be announced via email to parties registered as described 
below.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Any member of the public wishing to 
register for the calls and obtain the call-in number, access code, web 
link and other information for any of the public teleconferences and/or 
web conferences may contact Monica Cole, Financial and Loan Analyst, 
Multi-Family Housing Guaranteed Loan Division, Rural Development, U.S. 
Department of Agriculture, telephone: (202) 720-1251, fax: (202) 205-
5066, or email: monica.cole@wdc.usda.gov. Those who request 
registration less than 15 calendar days prior to the date of a 
teleconference and/or web conference meetings may not receive notice of 
that teleconference and/or web conference meeting, but will receive 
notice of future teleconference and/or web conference meetings. The 
Agency expects to accommodate each participant's preferred form of 
participation by telephone or via web link. However, if it appears that 
existing capabilities may prevent the Agency from accommodating all 
requests for one form of participation, each participant will be 
notified and encouraged to consider an alternative form of 
participation. Individuals who plan to participate and need language 
translation assistance should inform Monica Cole within 10 business 
days in advance of the meeting date.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The objectives of this series of 
teleconferences are as follows:
     Enhance the effectiveness of the Section 538 Guaranteed 
Rural Rental Housing Program.
     Update industry participants and Rural Housing Service 
(RHS) staff on developments involving the Section 538 program.
     Enhance RHS' awareness of the market and other forces that 
impact the Section 538 Guaranteed Rural Rental Housing Program.
    Topics to be discussed could include, but will not be limited to, 
the following:
     Updates on USDA's Section 538 Guaranteed Rural Rental 
Housing Program activities.
     Perspectives on the current state of debt financing and 
its impact on the Section 538 program.
     Enhancing the use of Section 538 financing with the 
transfer and/or preservation of Section 515 developments.
     The impact of Low Income Housing Tax Credits program 
changes on Section 538 financing.
    USDA prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and 
applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, 
age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal and where 
applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental 
status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual's income is 
derived from any public assistance program or protected genetic 
information in employment or any program activity conducted or funded 
by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs and/
or employment activities.)
    Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech 
disabilities and you wish to file either an EEO or program complaint, 
please contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339 
or (800) 845-6136 (in Spanish). Persons with disabilities, who wish to 
file a program complaint, please see information below on how to 
contact us by mail directly or by email. Persons with disabilities who 
require alternative means of communication for program information 
(e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.)

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should contact USDA's TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TDD). 
If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, 
complete the USDA Program Complaint Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, 
or call (866) 632-9992 to request a form. You may also write a letter 
containing all of the information requested on the form. Send your 
completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at to USDA, Director, 
Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 
20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov. 
``USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender.''

    Dated: March 25, 2014.
Tony Hernandez,
Administrator, Rural Housing Service.
[FR Doc. 2014-07654 Filed 4-4-14; 8:45 am]
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