60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Survey Questions for Small Contractor Marketplace, 58371-58372 [2014-23116]

Download as PDF 58371 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 188 / Monday, September 29, 2014 / 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. Chapter 35. Dated: September 22, 2014. Colette Pollard, Department Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–23122 Filed 9–26–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5753–N–08] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Survey Questions for Small Contractor Marketplace Office of Community Planning and Development, HUD. AGENCY: Information collection Number of respondents ACTION: Notice. 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: November 28, 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 tollfree Federal Relay Service at (800) 877– 8339. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: James Baltazar, Management Analyst, FPM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 920 Second Avenue South, Suite 1300; email James Baltazar at james.a.baltazar@hud.gov or telephone 612–370–3000. This is not a toll-free number. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the tollfree Federal Relay Service at (800) 877– 8339. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Pollard. SUMMARY: Frequency of response This notice informs the public that HUD is seeking approval from OMB for the information collection described in Section A. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Responses per annum Burden hour per response A. Overview of Information Collection Title of Information Collection: Survey Form for Small Contractor Initiative. OMB Approval Number: N/A. Type of Request: New. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: Survey collection form for the Small Contractor Initiative. HUD is partnering with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and BusinessUSA to promote the HUD Small Contractor Initiative through the BusinessUSA FBOpen Web site. The Web site will be used by HUD and other federal agencies to notify small contractors for bid opportunities nationwide in one place online. Surveys will be collected from grantees in the BusinessUSA online system and followup user surveys for different user groups such as HUD grantees, contracting companies, lenders, surety bond agents, and business counseling organizations. Respondents: State, local, and tribal governments. HUD grantees, contracting companies, lenders, surety bond agents, and business counseling organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,000. Estimated Number of Responses: 20,000. Frequency of Response: 4. Average Hours per Response: 1. Total Estimated Burdens: 20,000. Annual burden hours Hourly cost per response Annual cost Survey Form ................ 5,000 4 20,000 1 20,000 $0 $0 Total ...................... 5,000 4 20,000 1 20,000 $0 $0 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:44 Sep 26, 2014 Jkt 232001 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 PO 00000 Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. E:\FR\FM\29SEN1.SGM 29SEN1 58372 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 188 / Monday, September 29, 2014 / Notices Dated: September 22, 2014. Clifford Taffet, General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: [FR Doc. 2014–23116 Filed 9–26–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5763–N–09] Implementation of the Privacy Act of 1974, as Amended; New System of Records Notice, Digital Identity Access Management System Office of the Chief Information Officer. ACTION: Notification. AGENCY: Pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974 (U.S.C. 552a (e)(4)), as amended, and Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Circular No. A–130, notice is hereby given that the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) proposes to establish a new system of records, the Digital Identity Access Management System (DIAMS). DIAMS will manage core digital identification, credential and access management (ICAM) data elements. The system will support the administration of the Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 (HSPD–12) program that directs the use of a common identification credential for both logical and physical access to Federally controlled facilities and information systems. This system will enhance security, increase efficiency, protect personal privacy, and provide synchronization of core identity management data for Departmental systems. SUMMARY: Effective Date: This action shall be effective without further notice on October 29, 2014 unless comments are received that would result in a contrary determination. Comments Due Date: October 29, 2014. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this notice to the Rules Docket Clerk, Office of the General Counsel, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street SW., Room 10276, Washington, DC 20410– 0500. Communication should refer to the above docket number and title. A copy of each communication submitted will be available for public inspection and copying between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. weekdays at the above address. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:44 Sep 26, 2014 Jkt 232001 Donna Robinson-Staton, Chief Privacy Officer, 451 Seventh Street SW., Washington, DC 20410 (Attention: Capitol View Building, 4th Floor), telephone number: (202) 402–8073. [The above telephone number is not a toll free number.] A telecommunications device for hearing- and speech-impaired persons (TTY) is available by calling the Federal Information Relay Service’s tollfree telephone number (800) 877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This system of records is maintained by HUD’s Office of the Chief Information Officer, and includes users of HUD’s information technology personally identifiable information that is retrieved by a name or unique identifier. The new system encompasses programs and services of the Department’s data collection and management practices. Publication of this notice allows HUD to satisfy its reporting requirement and keep an up-to-date accounting of its system of records publication. The new system proposal will incorporate Federal privacy requirements and HUD policy requirements. The Privacy Act provides certain safeguards for an individual against an invasion of personal privacy by requiring Federal agencies to protect records contained in an agency system of records from unauthorized disclosure, by ensuring that information is current and collected only for its intended use, and by providing adequate safeguards to prevent misuse of such information. Additionally, this notice demonstrates the Department’s focus on industry best practices in protecting the personal privacy of the individuals covered by each system notification. This notice states the name and location of the record system, the authority for and manner of its operations, the categories of individuals that it covers, the type of records that it contains, the sources of the information for those records, the routine uses made of the records, and the type of exemption in place for the records. In addition, this notice includes the business address of the HUD officials who will inform interested persons of the procedures whereby they may gain access to and/or request amendments to records pertaining to them. This publication does meet the threshold requirements for a new system and a report was submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, and the House Committee on Government Reform as instructed by Paragraph 4c of Appendix l to OMB PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Circular No. A–130, ‘‘Federal Agencies Responsibilities for Maintaining Records About Individuals,’’ July 25, 1994 (59 FR 37914). Authority: 5 U.S.C. 552a; 88 Stat. 1896; 42 U.S.C. 3535(d). Dated: September 19, 2014. Rafael C. Diaz, Chief Information Officer. [Docket No. FR–5763–N–09] SYSTEM OF RECORDS NO.: OCIO/QN.01 SYSTEM NAME: Digital Identity Access Management System (DIAMS)—P281 SYSTEM LOCATION: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street SW., Washington DC 20410; HewlettPackard Enterprise Services, Building 6000, 2020 Union Carbide Drive, South Charleston, WV 25303. Backup, recovery, and archived digital media is stored in secure facilities located with Iron Mountain, 1545 Hansford St., Charleston, WV 25311. The DIAMS is accessible from all systems connected to the HUD Intranet nationwide at HUD Field and Regional offices. 1 SECURITY CLASSIFICATION: Most identity records are not classified. However, in some cases, records of a few individuals, or portions of some records, may potentially be classified in the interest of national security. CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM: The following are covered by the DIAMS: all users of HUD information technology systems including HUD employees and supporting contractors, students, interns, volunteers; affiliates of, and users from, State and local governments, non-profit organizations, academia, and third party business partners. The system does not apply to occasional visitors or short-term guests to whom HUD will issue temporary identification and credentials. CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: DIAMS will collect and store the First Name, Last Name, Address, City, State, Country, Date of Birth, Social Security Number, Agency Rank, Agency, U.S. Citizen Status, User Principal Name (UPN), AD Identifier, Distinguished Name, Common Name, Display Name, User Password, Email Address and Unique User ID (e.g., H or C ID numbers). 1 http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/ localoffices E:\FR\FM\29SEN1.SGM 29SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 188 (Monday, September 29, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 58371-58372]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-23116]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5753-N-08]


60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Survey 
Questions for Small Contractor Marketplace

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: November 28, 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: James Baltazar, Management Analyst, 
FPM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 920 Second Avenue 
South, Suite 1300; email James Baltazar at james.a.baltazar@hud.gov or 
telephone 612-370-3000. 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.

A. Overview of Information Collection

    Title of Information Collection: Survey Form for Small Contractor 
Initiative.
    OMB Approval Number: N/A.
    Type of Request: New.
    Description of the need for the information and proposed use: 
Survey collection form for the Small Contractor Initiative. HUD is 
partnering with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and 
BusinessUSA to promote the HUD Small Contractor Initiative through the 
BusinessUSA FBOpen Web site. The Web site will be used by HUD and other 
federal agencies to notify small contractors for bid opportunities 
nationwide in one place online. Surveys will be collected from grantees 
in the BusinessUSA online system and follow-up user surveys for 
different user groups such as HUD grantees, contracting companies, 
lenders, surety bond agents, and business counseling organizations.
    Respondents: State, local, and tribal governments. HUD grantees, 
contracting companies, lenders, surety bond agents, and business 
counseling organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,000.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 20,000.
    Frequency of Response: 4.
    Average Hours per Response: 1.
    Total Estimated Burdens: 20,000.

 
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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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Survey Form.............................           5,000               4          20,000               1          20,000              $0              $0
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    Total...............................           5,000               4          20,000               1          20,000              $0              $0
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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.


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    Dated: September 22, 2014.
Clifford Taffet,
General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and 
Development.
[FR Doc. 2014-23116 Filed 9-26-14; 8:45 am]
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