Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 60115-60116 [2015-25147]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 192 / Monday, October 5, 2015 / Notices The Pike & San Isabel Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet in Pueblo, Colorado. The committee is authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act (the Act) and operates in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose of the committee is to improve collaborative relationships and to provide advice and recommendations to the Forest Service concerning projects and funding consistent with Title II of the Act. Additional RAC information, including the meeting agenda and the meeting summary/minutes can be found at the following Web site: https:// www.fs.usda.gov/goto/psicc/RAC DATES: The meeting will be held at 9:00 a.m. (MST) on November 12, 2015. All RAC meetings are subject to cancellation. For status of meeting prior to attendance, please contact the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. SUMMARY: The meeting will be held at the Pike & San Isabel National Forests, Cimarron & Comanche National Grasslands (PSICC) Supervisor’s Office, 2840 Kachina Drive, Pueblo, Colorado. The public may access the meeting by attending a Video Teleconference (VTC) at the following U.S. Forest Service facilities in Colorado: Leadville, Salida, Fairplay and Ft. Collins. Written comments may be submitted as described under Supplementary Information. All comments, including names and addresses when provided, are placed in the record and are available for public inspection and copying. The public may inspect comments received at PSICC. Please call ahead to facilitate entry into the building. ADDRESSES: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Barbara Timock, RAC Coordinator, by phone at 719–553–1415 or via email at btimock@fs.fed.us. Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the meeting is: 1. Review project proposals; 2. Vote and recommend projects; 3. Public comment; and 4. Elect Chairman and Vice Chairman The meeting is open to the public. The agenda will include time for people to make oral statements of three minutes or less. Individuals wishing to make an oral statement should request in writing VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:34 Oct 02, 2015 Jkt 238001 by November 2, 2015 to be scheduled on the agenda. Anyone who would like to bring related matters to the attention of the committee may file written statements with the committee staff before or after the meeting. Written comments and requests for time to make oral comments must be sent to Barbara Timock, RAC Coordinator, 2840 Kachina Drive, Pueblo, Colorado; by email to btimock@fs.fed.us, or via facsimile to 719–553–1416. Meeting Accommodations: If you are a person requiring reasonable accommodation, please make requests in advance for sign language interpreting, assistive listening devices or other reasonable accommodation for access to the facility or proceedings by contacting the person listed in the section titled FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. All reasonable accommodation requests are managed on a case by case basis. Dated: September 28, 2015. Erin Conelly, Forest and Grassland Supervisor. [FR Doc. 2015–25231 Filed 10–2–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3411–15–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Utilities Service Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Rural Utilities Service, USDA. Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended), the Rural Utilities Service (RUS) invites comments on this information collection for which approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) will be requested. DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by December 4, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas P. Dickson, Acting Director, Program Development and Regulatory Analysis, USDA–RUS, 1400 Independence Ave. SW., STOP 1522, Room 5164 South Building, Washington, DC 20250–1522. Telephone: (202) 690–4492. Fax: (202) 720–8435. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) regulation (5 CFR 1320) implementing provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13) requires that interested members of the public and affected agencies have an SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 60115 opportunity to comment on information collection and recordkeeping activities (see 5 CFR 1320.8(d)). This notice identifies an information collection that RUS is submitting to OMB for extension. 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 will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the Agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (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 those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments may be sent to: Thomas P. Dickson, Acting Director, Program Development and Regulatory Analysis, USDA–RUS, STOP 1522, 1400 Independence Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20250–1522. Fax: (202) 720–8435. Title: 7 CFR part 1744–C, Advance and Disbursement of Funds— Telecommunications. OMB Control Number: 0572–0023. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information collection package. Abstract: The RUS manages the Telecommunications loan program in accordance with the Rural Electrification Act (RE Act) of 1936, 7 U.S.C. 901 et seq., as amended, and as prescribed by OMB Circular A–129, Policies for Federal Credit Programs and Non-Tax Receivables. In addition, the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 (Pub. L. 101–171) amended the RE Act to add Title VI, Rural Broadband Access, to provide loans and loan guarantees to fund the cost of construction, improvement, or acquisition of facilities and equipment for the provision of broadband service in eligible rural communities. RUS therefore requires Telecommunications and Broadband borrowers to submit Form 481, Financial Requirement Statement. This form implements certain provisions of the standard Rural Utilities Service loan documents by setting forth requirements and procedures to be followed by borrowers in obtaining advances and making disbursements of loan funds. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting for this collection of information is estimated to average 1 hour per response. E:\FR\FM\05OCN1.SGM 05OCN1 60116 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 192 / Monday, October 5, 2015 / Notices Respondents: Business or other for profit, not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Number of Respondents: 177. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 6.3. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 1,223 hours. Dated: September 29, 2015. Brandon McBride, Administrator, Rural Utilities Service. [FR Doc. 2015–25147 Filed 10–2–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Utilities Service Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Rural Utilities Service, USDA. Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended), the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development administers rural utilities programs through the Rural Utilities Service (RUS). The USDA Rural Development invites comments on the following information collections for which the Agency intends to request approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by December 4, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas P. Dickson, Acting Director, Program Development and Regulatory Analysis, USDA Rural Development, 1400 Independence Ave. SW., STOP 1522, Room 5164, South Building, Washington, DC 20250–1522. Telephone: (202) 690–4492. Fax: (202) 720–8435. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) regulation (5 CFR 1320) implementing provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13) requires that interested members of the public and affected agencies have an opportunity to comment on information collection and recordkeeping activities [see 5 CFR 1320.8(d)]. This notice identifies information collections that RUS is submitting to OMB for extension. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether this collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:34 Oct 02, 2015 Jkt 238001 proposed collection of information including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (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 appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments may be sent to: Michele Brooks, Director, Program Development and Regulatory Analysis, USDA Rural Development, STOP 1522, 1400 Independence Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20250–1522. Fax: (202) 720–8435. Title: Extensions of Payments of Principal and Interest. OMB Control Number: 0572–0123. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: This collection of information describes information procedures which borrowers must follow in order to request extensions of principal and interest. Authority for these is contained in section 12 of the Rural Electrification Act of 1936 (REAct), as amended and in section 236 of the ‘‘Disaster Relief Act of 1970’’ (Pub. L. 91–606), as amended by the Department of Agriculture Reorganization Act of 1994 (Pub. L. 103–354). Eligible purposes include financial hardship, energy resource conservation (ERC) loans, renewable energy projects, distributed generation projects, and contribution-in-aid of construction. These procedures are codified at 7 CFR part 1721, subpart B. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting for this collection of information is estimated to average 4.71 hours per response. Respondents: Not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Number of Respondents: 45. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 2. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 424 hours. Dated: September 29, 2015. Brandon McBride, Administrator, Rural Utilities Service. [FR Doc. 2015–25150 Filed 10–2–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P PO 00000 BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice Thursday, October 8, 2015, 8:30 a.m.–11:15 a.m. EDT. PLACE: Middle East Broadcasting Networks, Suite D, 7600 Boston Blvd., Springfield, VA 22153. 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 July 1, 2015 meeting, a resolution honoring the 65th anniversary of Radio Free Europe/ Radio Liberty broadcasting in the Romanian language to Romania and Moldova, a resolution honoring the 60th anniversary of Voice of America’s Khmer Service, a resolution on 2015 David Burke Distinguished Journalism Awards, and a resolution on BBG meeting dates in 2016. The Board will receive a report from Governor Matt Armstrong on his recent trip and a report from the Chief Executive Officer and Director of BBG. The Board will also receive a review of the Middle East Broadcasting Networks. The Board will convene a panel discussion featuring Under Secretary Richard Stengel and BBG Chief Executive Officer and Director John Lansing. This meeting will 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. The public may also attend this meeting in person at the address listed above as seating capacity permits. Members of the public seeking to attend the meeting in person must register at https://bbgboardmeetingoctober 2015.eventbrite.com by 12:00 p.m. (EDT) on October 7. For more information, please contact BBG Public Affairs at (202) 203–4400 or by email at pubaff@bbg.gov. CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Persons interested in obtaining more information should contact Oanh Tran at (202) 203–4545. DATE AND TIME: Oanh Tran, Director of Board Operations. [FR Doc. 2015–25443 Filed 10–1–15; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 8610–01–P Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 E:\FR\FM\05OCN1.SGM 05OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 192 (Monday, October 5, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 60115-60116]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-25147]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Rural Utilities Service


Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

AGENCY: Rural Utilities Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 
U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended), the Rural Utilities Service (RUS) 
invites comments on this information collection for which approval from 
the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) will be requested.

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by December 4, 2015.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas P. Dickson, Acting Director, 
Program Development and Regulatory Analysis, USDA-RUS, 1400 
Independence Ave. SW., STOP 1522, Room 5164 South Building, Washington, 
DC 20250-1522. Telephone: (202) 690-4492. Fax: (202) 720-8435.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) 
regulation (5 CFR 1320) implementing provisions of the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13) requires that interested members 
of the public and affected agencies have an opportunity to comment on 
information collection and recordkeeping activities (see 5 CFR 
1320.8(d)). This notice identifies an information collection that RUS 
is submitting to OMB for extension. 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 will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the 
Agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of 
information including the validity of the methodology and assumptions 
used; (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 those who are to respond, including 
through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or 
other technological collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology. Comments may be sent to: Thomas P. Dickson, Acting 
Director, Program Development and Regulatory Analysis, USDA-RUS, STOP 
1522, 1400 Independence Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20250-1522. Fax: (202) 
720-8435.
    Title: 7 CFR part 1744-C, Advance and Disbursement of Funds--
Telecommunications.
    OMB Control Number: 0572-0023.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information 
collection package.
    Abstract: The RUS manages the Telecommunications loan program in 
accordance with the Rural Electrification Act (RE Act) of 1936, 7 
U.S.C. 901 et seq., as amended, and as prescribed by OMB Circular A-
129, Policies for Federal Credit Programs and Non-Tax Receivables. In 
addition, the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 (Pub. L. 
101-171) amended the RE Act to add Title VI, Rural Broadband Access, to 
provide loans and loan guarantees to fund the cost of construction, 
improvement, or acquisition of facilities and equipment for the 
provision of broadband service in eligible rural communities. RUS 
therefore requires Telecommunications and Broadband borrowers to submit 
Form 481, Financial Requirement Statement. This form implements certain 
provisions of the standard Rural Utilities Service loan documents by 
setting forth requirements and procedures to be followed by borrowers 
in obtaining advances and making disbursements of loan funds.
    Estimate of Burden: Public reporting for this collection of 
information is estimated to average 1 hour per response.

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    Respondents: Business or other for profit, not-for-profit 
institutions.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 177.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 6.3.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 1,223 hours.

    Dated: September 29, 2015.
Brandon McBride,
Administrator, Rural Utilities Service.
[FR Doc. 2015-25147 Filed 10-2-15; 8:45 am]
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