Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments, 22739 [2015-09469]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 78 / Thursday, April 23, 2015 / Notices (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.864, Population Research; 93.865, Research for Mothers and Children; 93.929, Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research; 93.209, Contraception and Infertility Loan Repayment Program, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: April 17, 2015. Michelle Trout, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2015–09441 Filed 4–22–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elizabeth S. Sangine at 703–648–7720 (telephone); escottsangine@usgs.gov (email); or by mail at U.S. Geological Survey, 988 National Center, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20192. You may also find information about this Information Collection Request (ICR) at www.reginfo.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Geological Survey [GX15LR000F60100] Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Interior. ACTION: Notice of an extension and revision of a currently approved information collection (1028–0053). AGENCY: We (the U.S. Geological Survey) are asking the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve the information collection (IC) described below. This collection consists of 27 forms. As part of the requested extension, we will make several revisions to the number of the associated collection instruments. These revisions include: (1) Deleting USGS Form 9–4053–A, USGS Form 9–4073–A, and USGS Form 9–4097–A; (2) changing USGS Form 9–4094–A and USGS Form 9–4095–A from monthly and annual to annual-only reporting forms; (3) changing USGS Form 9–4057–A and USGS Form 9–4060–A from quarterly and annual to annual-only reporting forms; and (4) decreasing the average burden time for USGS Form 9–4074–A from 2 hours to 1 hour. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, and as part of our continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, we invite the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on this IC. This collection is scheduled to expire on August 31, 2015. DATES: To ensure that your comments are considered, OMB must receive them on or before May 26, 2015. ADDRESSES: Please submit your written comments on this information collection directly to the Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior, at OIRA_ mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:53 Apr 22, 2015 SUBMISSION@omb.eop.gov (email); or (202) 395–5806 (fax). Please also forward a copy of your comments to the Information Collection Clearance Officer, U.S. Geological Survey, 807 National Center, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20192 (mail); 703– 648–7195 (fax); or gs-info_collections@ usgs.gov (email). Reference ‘‘Information Collection 1028–0053, Nonferrous Metals Surveys’’ in all correspondence. Jkt 235001 I. Abstract Respondents to these forms supply the USGS with domestic production and consumption data for 22 ores, concentrates, and metals, some of which are considered strategic and critical. These data and derived information will be published as chapters in Minerals Yearbooks, monthly and quarterly Mineral Industry Surveys, annual Mineral Commodity Summaries, and special publications, for use by Government agencies, industry education programs, and the general public. II. Data OMB Control Number: 1028–0053. Form Number: Various (27 forms). Title: Nonferrous Metals Surveys. Type of Request: Extension and revision of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or OtherFor-Profit Institutions: U.S. nonfuel minerals consumers of nonferrous metals and related materials. Respondent Obligation: None. Participation is voluntary. Frequency of Collection: Monthly, Quarterly, or Annually. Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 4,252. Estimated Time per Response: For each form, we will include an average burden time ranging from 20 minutes to 1 hour. Annual Burden Hours: 3,212 hours. Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping ‘‘Non-Hour Cost’’ Burden: There are no ‘‘non-hour cost’’ burdens associated with this collection of information. Public Disclosure Statement: The PRA (44 U.S.C. 3501, et seq.) provides that an PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 22739 agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number and current expiration date. III. Request for Comments On January 27, 2015, a 60-day Federal Register notice (80 FR 4306) was published announcing this information collection. Public comments were solicited for 60 days ending March 30, 2015. We received one public comment in response to that notice from the Department of Commerce Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) supporting the continued collection of these data which are an important data source for key components of BEA’s economic statistics. We again invite comments as to: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the agency to perform its duties, including whether the information is useful; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden time to the proposed collection of information; (c) how to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) how to minimize the burden on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Please note that the comments submitted in response to this notice are a matter of public record. Before including your personal mailing address, phone number, email address, or other personally identifiable information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment, including your personally identifiable information, may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personally identifiable information from public view, we cannot guarantee that it will be done. Michael J. Magyar, Associate Director, National Minerals Information Center. [FR Doc. 2015–09469 Filed 4–22–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4311–AM–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs [156A2100DD/AAKC001030/ A0A501010.999900 253G] Renewal of Agency Information Collection for the Application for Admission to Haskell Indian Nations University and to Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. E:\FR\FM\23APN1.SGM 23APN1

Agencies

[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 78 (Thursday, April 23, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Page 22739]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-09469]


=======================================================================
-----------------------------------------------------------------------

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Geological Survey

[GX15LR000F60100]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments

AGENCY: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Interior.

ACTION: Notice of an extension and revision of a currently approved 
information collection (1028-0053).

-----------------------------------------------------------------------

SUMMARY: We (the U.S. Geological Survey) are asking the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) to approve the information collection (IC) 
described below. This collection consists of 27 forms. As part of the 
requested extension, we will make several revisions to the number of 
the associated collection instruments. These revisions include: (1) 
Deleting USGS Form 9-4053-A, USGS Form 9-4073-A, and USGS Form 9-4097-
A; (2) changing USGS Form 9-4094-A and USGS Form 9-4095-A from monthly 
and annual to annual-only reporting forms; (3) changing USGS Form 9-
4057-A and USGS Form 9-4060-A from quarterly and annual to annual-only 
reporting forms; and (4) decreasing the average burden time for USGS 
Form 9-4074-A from 2 hours to 1 hour. As required by the Paperwork 
Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, and as part of our continuing efforts to 
reduce paperwork and respondent burden, we invite the general public 
and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on this 
IC. This collection is scheduled to expire on August 31, 2015.

DATES: To ensure that your comments are considered, OMB must receive 
them on or before May 26, 2015.

ADDRESSES: Please submit your written comments on this information 
collection directly to the Office of Management and Budget, Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Desk Officer for the 
Department of the Interior, at OIRA_SUBMISSION@omb.eop.gov (email); or 
(202) 395-5806 (fax). Please also forward a copy of your comments to 
the Information Collection Clearance Officer, U.S. Geological Survey, 
807 National Center, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20192 
(mail); 703-648-7195 (fax); or gs-info_collections@usgs.gov (email). 
Reference ``Information Collection 1028-0053, Nonferrous Metals 
Surveys'' in all correspondence.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elizabeth S. Sangine at 703-648-7720 
(telephone); escottsangine@usgs.gov (email); or by mail at U.S. 
Geological Survey, 988 National Center, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, 
Reston, VA 20192. You may also find information about this Information 
Collection Request (ICR) at www.reginfo.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    Respondents to these forms supply the USGS with domestic production 
and consumption data for 22 ores, concentrates, and metals, some of 
which are considered strategic and critical. These data and derived 
information will be published as chapters in Minerals Yearbooks, 
monthly and quarterly Mineral Industry Surveys, annual Mineral 
Commodity Summaries, and special publications, for use by Government 
agencies, industry education programs, and the general public.

II. Data

    OMB Control Number: 1028-0053.
    Form Number: Various (27 forms).
    Title: Nonferrous Metals Surveys.
    Type of Request: Extension and revision of a currently approved 
collection.
    Affected Public: Business or Other-For-Profit Institutions: U.S. 
nonfuel minerals consumers of nonferrous metals and related materials.
    Respondent Obligation: None. Participation is voluntary.
    Frequency of Collection: Monthly, Quarterly, or Annually.
    Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 4,252.
    Estimated Time per Response: For each form, we will include an 
average burden time ranging from 20 minutes to 1 hour.
    Annual Burden Hours: 3,212 hours.
    Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping ``Non-Hour Cost'' Burden: 
There are no ``non-hour cost'' burdens associated with this collection 
of information.
    Public Disclosure Statement: The PRA (44 U.S.C. 3501, et seq.) 
provides that an agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of 
information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number and 
current expiration date.

III. Request for Comments

    On January 27, 2015, a 60-day Federal Register notice (80 FR 4306) 
was published announcing this information collection. Public comments 
were solicited for 60 days ending March 30, 2015. We received one 
public comment in response to that notice from the Department of 
Commerce Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) supporting the continued 
collection of these data which are an important data source for key 
components of BEA's economic statistics. We again invite comments as 
to: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for 
the agency to perform its duties, including whether the information is 
useful; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden time to 
the proposed collection of information; (c) how to enhance the quality, 
usefulness, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) how 
to minimize the burden on the respondents, including the use of 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.
    Please note that the comments submitted in response to this notice 
are a matter of public record. Before including your personal mailing 
address, phone number, email address, or other personally identifiable 
information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire 
comment, including your personally identifiable information, may be 
made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your 
comment to withhold your personally identifiable information from 
public view, we cannot guarantee that it will be done.

Michael J. Magyar,
Associate Director, National Minerals Information Center.
[FR Doc. 2015-09469 Filed 4-22-15; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4311-AM-P