Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Requirements for Approved Construction Investments, 14095-14096 [2015-06192]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 52 / Wednesday, March 18, 2015 / Notices its domestic sales, Givaudan would be able to choose the duty rate during customs entry procedures that applies to fragrance compounds (free) for the foreign status materials noted below and in the existing scope of authority. Customs duties also could possibly be deferred or reduced on foreign status production equipment. The components and materials sourced from abroad include: lactic acid salts and esters; tartaric acid salts and esters; and, acridine and indole (duty rate ranges from free to 4.4%). Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions shall be addressed to the FTZ Board’s Executive Secretary at the address below. The closing period for their receipt is April 27, 2015. A copy of the notification will be available for public inspection at the Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, Room 21013, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230–0002, and in the ‘‘Reading Room’’ section of the FTZ Board’s Web site, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz. For further information, contact Kathleen Boyce at Kathleen.Boyce@ trade.gov (202) 482–1346. Dated: March 12, 2015. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2015–06271 Filed 3–17–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa: Meeting of the President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of an Open Meeting. AGENCY: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:00 Mar 17, 2015 Jkt 235001 a. Electronic Submissions Submit statements electronically to Tricia Van Orden, Executive Secretary, President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa, via email: dbia@ trade.gov. b. Paper Submissions The President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (Council) will hold a meeting to deliberate on recommendations related to strengthening commercial engagement between the United States and Africa. Topics may include: mobilizing capital, risk mitigation, trade facilitation, cold chain development, renewal of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), infrastructure development, and developing and marketing export resources for U.S. small- and medium-sized businesses. The final agenda will be posted at least SUMMARY: one week in advance of the meeting on the Council’s Web site at http:// trade.gov/pac-dbia. DATES: April 8, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. (ET) ADDRESSES: The President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa meeting will be broadcast via live webcast on the Internet at http:// whitehouse.gov/live. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tricia Van Orden, Executive Secretary, President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa, Room 4043, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230, telephone: 202–482–5876, email: dbia@trade.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: President Barack Obama directed the Secretary of Commerce to establish the President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa by Executive Order No. 13675 dated August 5, 2014. The Council was established by Charter on November 3, 2014, to advise the President, through the Secretary of Commerce, on strengthening commercial engagement between the United States and Africa, with a focus on advancing the President’s Doing Business in Africa Campaign as described in the U.S. Strategy Toward Sub-Saharan Africa of June 14, 2012. This Council is established in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended, 5 U.S.C. App. Public Submissions: The public is invited to submit written statements to the President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa. Statements must be received by COB April 3, 2015, by either of the following methods: Send paper statements to Tricia Van Orden, Executive Secretary, President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa, Room 4043, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230. Statements will be provided to the members in advance of the meeting for consideration and also will be posted on the President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa Web site (http://trade.gov/pac-dbia) without change, including any business or personal information provided such as names, addresses, email addresses, or telephone numbers. All statements received, including attachments and PO 00000 Frm 00026 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 14095 other supporting materials, are part of the public record and subject to public disclosure. You should submit only information that you wish to make publicly available. Meeting minutes: Copies of the Council’s meeting minutes will be available within ninety (90) days of the meeting on the Council’s Web site at http://trade.gov/pac-dbia. Dated: March 10, 2015. Tricia Van Orden, Executive Secretary, President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa. [FR Doc. 2015–06173 Filed 3–17–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Economic Development Administration Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Requirements for Approved Construction Investments Economic Development Administration, Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before May 18, 2015. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Jennifer Jessup, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at JJessup@doc.gov). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to: Philip Saputo, Program Analyst, U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration Performance and National Programs Division, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Suite 71030, Washington, DC 20230, Phone: 202–400–0662, Email: PSaputo@eda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: I. Abstract The mission of the Economic Development Administration (EDA) is to lead the Federal economic agenda by promoting innovation and competitiveness, preparing American E:\FR\FM\18MRN1.SGM 18MRN1 14096 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 52 / Wednesday, March 18, 2015 / Notices regions for growth and success in the worldwide economy. In order to effectively administer and monitor its economic development assistance programs, EDA collects certain information from applications for, and recipients of, EDA investment assistance. The Summary of EDA Construction Standards (commonly referred to as the ‘‘bluebook’’) and the Standard Terms and Conditions for Construction Projects, as well as any special conditions incorporated into the terms and conditions at the time of award, supplement the requirements that apply to EDA-funded construction projects. The information collected is used to monitor recipients’ compliance with EDA’s statutory and regulatory requirements and specific terms and conditions relating to individual awards. EDA also uses the information requested to analyze and evaluate program performance. II. Method of Collection Paper and electronic submissions. III. Data OMB Control Number: 0610–0096. Form Number(s): None. Type of Review: Regular submission (extension of a currently approved information collection). Affected Public: Current recipients of EDA construction (Public Works or Economic Adjustment) assistance, to include (1) cities or other political subdivisions of a state, including a special purpose unit of state or local government engaged in economic or infrastructure development activities, or a consortium of political subdivisions; (2) states; (3) institutions of higher education or a consortium of institutions of higher education; (4) public or private non-profit organizations or associations; (5) District Organizations; and (6) Indian Tribes or a consortia of Indian Tribes. Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 4,200. Estimated Time per Response: 2 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 8,400. Estimated Total Annual Cost: $0. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES IV. Request for 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 shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:00 Mar 17, 2015 Jkt 235001 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 respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. Dated: March 13, 2015. Glenna Mickelson, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–06192 Filed 3–17–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–24–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Economic Development Administration Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Property Management Economic Development Administration, Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before May 18, 2015. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Jennifer Jessup, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at JJessup@doc.gov). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to: Philip Saputo, Program Analyst, U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration Performance and National Programs Division, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Suite 71030, Washington, DC 20230, Phone: 202–400–0662, Email: PSaputo@eda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: I. Abstract The mission of the Economic Development Administration (EDA) is PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 to lead the Federal economic agenda by promoting innovation and competitiveness, preparing American regions for growth and success in the worldwide economy. In order to effectively administer and monitor its economic development assistance programs, EDA collects certain information from applications for, and recipients of, EDA investment assistance. A recipient must request in writing EDA’s approval to undertake an incidental use of property acquired or improved with EDA’s investment assistance (see 13 CFR 314.3 of EDA’s regulations). This collection of information allows EDA to determine whether an incidental use of property acquired or improved with EDA investment assistance is appropriate. If a recipient wishes EDA to release its real property or tangible personal property interests before the expiration of the property’s estimated useful life, the recipient must submit a written request to EDA and disclose to EDA the intended future use of the real property or the tangible personal property for which the release is requested (see 13 CFR 314.10 of EDA’s regulations). This collection of information allows EDA to determine whether to release its real property or tangible personal property interests. II. Method of Collection Paper and electronic submissions. III. Data OMB Control Number: 0610–0103. Form Number(s): None. Type of Review: Ad hoc submission (only when a recipient makes a request). Affected Public: Current recipients of EDA construction (Public Works or Economic Adjustment) assistance, to include (1) cities or other political subdivisions of a state, including a special purpose unit of state or local government engaged in economic or infrastructure development activities, or a consortium of political subdivisions; (2) states; (3) institutions of higher education or a consortium of institutions of higher education; (4) public or private non-profit organizations or associations; (5) District Organizations; and (6) Indian Tribes or a consortia of Indian Tribes. Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 150 (54 incidental use requests; 96 for requests to release EDA’s Property interest). Estimated Time per Response: 45 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 413. Estimated Total Annual Cost: $0. E:\FR\FM\18MRN1.SGM 18MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 52 (Wednesday, March 18, 2015)]
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[FR Doc No: 2015-06192]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Economic Development Administration


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Requirements 
for Approved Construction Investments

AGENCY: Economic Development Administration, Commerce.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort 
to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public 
and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on 
proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before May 18, 2015.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Jennifer Jessup, Departmental 
Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th 
and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet 
at JJessup@doc.gov).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should 
be directed to: Philip Saputo, Program Analyst, U.S. Department of 
Commerce, Economic Development Administration Performance and National 
Programs Division, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Suite 71030, 
Washington, DC 20230, Phone: 202-400-0662, Email: PSaputo@eda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    The mission of the Economic Development Administration (EDA) is to 
lead the Federal economic agenda by promoting innovation and 
competitiveness, preparing American

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regions for growth and success in the worldwide economy. In order to 
effectively administer and monitor its economic development assistance 
programs, EDA collects certain information from applications for, and 
recipients of, EDA investment assistance.
    The Summary of EDA Construction Standards (commonly referred to as 
the ``bluebook'') and the Standard Terms and Conditions for 
Construction Projects, as well as any special conditions incorporated 
into the terms and conditions at the time of award, supplement the 
requirements that apply to EDA-funded construction projects. The 
information collected is used to monitor recipients' compliance with 
EDA's statutory and regulatory requirements and specific terms and 
conditions relating to individual awards. EDA also uses the information 
requested to analyze and evaluate program performance.

II. Method of Collection

    Paper and electronic submissions.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0610-0096.
    Form Number(s): None.
    Type of Review: Regular submission (extension of a currently 
approved information collection).
    Affected Public: Current recipients of EDA construction (Public 
Works or Economic Adjustment) assistance, to include (1) cities or 
other political subdivisions of a state, including a special purpose 
unit of state or local government engaged in economic or infrastructure 
development activities, or a consortium of political subdivisions; (2) 
states; (3) institutions of higher education or a consortium of 
institutions of higher education; (4) public or private non-profit 
organizations or associations; (5) District Organizations; and (6) 
Indian Tribes or a consortia of Indian Tribes.
    Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 4,200.
    Estimated Time per Response: 2 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 8,400.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost: $0.

IV. Request for 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 shall have practical 
utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden 
(including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; 
(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 respondents, including through the use of 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information 
collection; they also will become a matter of public record.

    Dated: March 13, 2015.
Glenna Mickelson,
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2015-06192 Filed 3-17-15; 8:45 am]
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