30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Protection and Enhancement of Environmental Quality, 74105 [2014-29307]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 240 / Monday, December 15, 2014 / Notices Dated: December 9, 2014. Colette Pollard, Department Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–29310 Filed 12–12–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5752–N–107] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Protection and Enhancement of Environmental Quality 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: January 14, 2015. 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 SUMMARY: 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 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 tollfree 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 October 10, 2014. A. Overview of Information Collection Title of Information Collection: Protection and Enhancement of Environmental Quality. OMB Approval Number: 2506–0177. Type of Request: Extension of currently approved collection. Form Number: None. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: HUD 74105 requests its applicants to supply environmental information that is not otherwise available to HUD staff for the environmental review on an applicant’s proposal for HUD financial assistance to develop or improve housing or community facilities. HUD itself must perform an environmental review for the purpose of compliance with its environmental regulations found at 24 CFR part 50, Protection and Enhancement of Environmental Quality. Part 50 implements the National Environmental Policy Act and implementing procedures of the Council on Environmental Quality, as well as the related federal environmental laws and executive orders. HUD’s agencywide provisions—24 CFR 50.3(h)(1) and 50.32 [copy attached]—regulate how individual HUD program staffs are to utilize such collected data when HUD itself prepares the environmental review and compliance. Separately, individual HUD programs each have their own regulations and guidance implementing environmental and related collection responsibilities. For the next three years, this approved collection will continue unchanged under this OMB control number to assure adequate coverage for all HUD programs subject to Part 50. Respondents: Businesses, not-forprofit institutions, and local governments receiving HUD funding. 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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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 04:14 Dec 13, 2014 Jkt 235001 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: December 9, 2014. Colette Pollard, Department Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–29307 Filed 12–12–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P PO 00000 Frm 00043 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5752–N–105] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Pre-Purchase Homeownership Counseling Demonstration and Impact Evaluation 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: January 14, 2015. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\15DEN1.SGM 15DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5752-N-107]


30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Protection and 
Enhancement of Environmental Quality

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: January 14, 2015.

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 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 October 
10, 2014.

A. Overview of Information Collection

    Title of Information Collection: Protection and Enhancement of 
Environmental Quality.
    OMB Approval Number: 2506-0177.
    Type of Request: Extension of currently approved collection.
    Form Number: None.
    Description of the need for the information and proposed use: HUD 
requests its applicants to supply environmental information that is not 
otherwise available to HUD staff for the environmental review on an 
applicant's proposal for HUD financial assistance to develop or improve 
housing or community facilities. HUD itself must perform an 
environmental review for the purpose of compliance with its 
environmental regulations found at 24 CFR part 50, Protection and 
Enhancement of Environmental Quality. Part 50 implements the National 
Environmental Policy Act and implementing procedures of the Council on 
Environmental Quality, as well as the related federal environmental 
laws and executive orders. HUD's agency-wide provisions--24 CFR 
50.3(h)(1) and 50.32 [copy attached]--regulate how individual HUD 
program staffs are to utilize such collected data when HUD itself 
prepares the environmental review and compliance. Separately, 
individual HUD programs each have their own regulations and guidance 
implementing environmental and related collection responsibilities. For 
the next three years, this approved collection will continue unchanged 
under this OMB control number to assure adequate coverage for all HUD 
programs subject to Part 50.
    Respondents: Businesses, not-for-profit institutions, and local 
governments receiving HUD funding.

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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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Total............................           2,600                1            2,600                2            5,200              $52         $270,400
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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: December 9, 2014.
Colette Pollard,
Department Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information 
Officer.
[FR Doc. 2014-29307 Filed 12-12-14; 8:45 am]
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