Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 60116 [2015-25150]

Download as PDF 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)]
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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 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 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]
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