Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 14084 [2016-05925]

Download as PDF 14084 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 51 / Wednesday, March 16, 2016 / Notices Dated: March 7, 2016. Audrey Rowe, Administrator, Food and Nutrition Service. [FR Doc. 2016–05895 Filed 3–15–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–30–C 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 RUS intends to request approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by May 16, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas P. Dickson, Acting Director, Program Development & Regulatory Analysis, Rural Utilities Service, USDA, 1400 Independence Ave. SW., STOP 1522, Room 5164 South Building, Washington, DC 20250–1522. Telephone: (202) 690–4492. FAX: (202) 720–4120. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Seismic Safety of New Building Construction. OMB Control Number: 0572–0099. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: The Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of 1977 (42 U.S.C. 7701 et seq.) was enacted to reduce risks to life and property through the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP). The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is designated as the agency with the primary responsibility to plan and coordinate the NEHRP. This program includes the development and implementation of feasible design and construction methods to make structures earthquake resistant. Executive Order 12699 of January 5, 1990, Seismic Safety of Federal and Federally Assisted or Regulated New Building Construction, requires that measures to assure seismic safety be imposed on federally assisted new building construction. Title 7 Part 1792, Subpart C, Seismic Safety of Federally assisted New Building Construction, identifies acceptable seismic standards which mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:11 Mar 15, 2016 Jkt 238001 must be employed in new building construction funded by loans, grants, or guarantees made by RUS or the Rural Telephone Bank (RTB) or through lien accommodations or subordinations approved by RUS or RTB. This subpart implements and explains the provisions of the loan contract utilized by the RUS for both electric and telecommunications borrowers and by the RTB for its telecommunications borrowers requiring construction certifications affirming compliance with the standards. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average .75 hours per response. Respondents: Small business or organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 192. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 144. Comments are invited on (a) whether the 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 burden including the validity of the methodology and assumption 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 on other forms of information technology. Comments may be sent to: Thomas P. Dickson, Acting Director, Program Development and Regulatory Analysis, USDA Rural Utilities Service, STOP 1522, 1400 Independence Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20250–1522. FAX: (202) 720–8435. Email: Thomas.dickson@wdc.usda.gov. Copies of this information collection can be obtained from MaryPat Daskal, Program Development and Regulatory Analysis, at (202) 720–7853. FAX: (202) 720–8435. Email: marypat.daskal@ wdc.usda.gov. All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of public record. Dated: March 9, 2016. Brandon McBride, Administrator, Rural Utilities Service. [FR Doc. 2016–05925 Filed 3–15–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Utilities Service Notice of Solicitation of Applications (NOSA); Correction Rural Utilities Service, USDA. Notice; correction. AGENCY: ACTION: The Rural Utilities Service (RUS) published in the Federal Register, on March 9, 2016 a Notice of Solicitation of Applications (NOSA), announcing the Household Water Well System Grant Program application window for fiscal year (FY) 2016. Inadvertently, an incorrect web link was included in the NOSA that did not permit access to the intended Web site. This document removes the incorrect web reference and replaces it with the correct version. DATES: Effective on March 16, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Derek Jones, Community Programs Specialist, Water and Environmental Programs, Rural Utilities Service, Rural Development, U.S. Department of Agriculture, STOP 1570, Room 2234–S, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250–1570, Telephone: (202) 720–9640, fax: (202) 690–0649, email: derek.jones@ wdc.usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Rural Utilities Service (RUS) published in the Federal Register on March 9, 2016, at 81 FR 12451, a Notice of Solicitation of Applications (NOSA), for its Household Water Well System Grant Program application window for fiscal year (FY) 2016. Inadvertently, an incorrect web link was included in the NOSA that did not permit access to the intended Web site. This document removes all references to the incorrect web link published on March 9, 2016 and replaces it with the correct web reference. In the Notice of Solicitation of Applications (NOSA) FR Doc. 2016– 05170 published on March 9, 2016, at 81 FR 12451, make the following correction. Remove ‘‘rurdev.usda.gov/ UWP-individualwellsystems’’ and add in its place ‘‘https://www.rd.usda.gov/ programs-services/household-waterwell-system-grants’’ on the following pages: Page 12451, second column, ADDRESSES: 1. Electronic copies: Page 12453, second column, IV. Application and Submission Information, A. Where To Get Application Information, 1. Internet for electronic copies; Page 12454, column one, (14) Assurances and certifications of compliance with other Federal Statutes; and, Page 12457, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\16MRN1.SGM 16MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 51 (Wednesday, March 16, 2016)]
[Notices]
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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 RUS intends 
to request approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by May 16, 2016.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas P. Dickson, Acting Director, 
Program Development & Regulatory Analysis, Rural Utilities Service, 
USDA, 1400 Independence Ave. SW., STOP 1522, Room 5164 South Building, 
Washington, DC 20250-1522. Telephone: (202) 690-4492. FAX: (202) 720-
4120.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Seismic Safety of New Building Construction.
    OMB Control Number: 0572-0099.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information 
collection.
    Abstract: The Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of 1977 (42 U.S.C. 
7701 et seq.) was enacted to reduce risks to life and property through 
the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP). The Federal 
Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is designated as the agency with the 
primary responsibility to plan and coordinate the NEHRP. This program 
includes the development and implementation of feasible design and 
construction methods to make structures earthquake resistant. Executive 
Order 12699 of January 5, 1990, Seismic Safety of Federal and Federally 
Assisted or Regulated New Building Construction, requires that measures 
to assure seismic safety be imposed on federally assisted new building 
construction.
    Title 7 Part 1792, Subpart C, Seismic Safety of Federally assisted 
New Building Construction, identifies acceptable seismic standards 
which must be employed in new building construction funded by loans, 
grants, or guarantees made by RUS or the Rural Telephone Bank (RTB) or 
through lien accommodations or subordinations approved by RUS or RTB. 
This subpart implements and explains the provisions of the loan 
contract utilized by the RUS for both electric and telecommunications 
borrowers and by the RTB for its telecommunications borrowers requiring 
construction certifications affirming compliance with the standards.
    Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of 
information is estimated to average .75 hours per response.
    Respondents: Small business or organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 192.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 144.
    Comments are invited on (a) whether the 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 burden including the validity of 
the methodology and assumption 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 on 
other forms of information technology. Comments may be sent to: Thomas 
P. Dickson, Acting Director, Program Development and Regulatory 
Analysis, USDA Rural Utilities Service, STOP 1522, 1400 Independence 
Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20250-1522. FAX: (202) 720-8435. Email: 
Thomas.dickson@wdc.usda.gov.
    Copies of this information collection can be obtained from MaryPat 
Daskal, Program Development and Regulatory Analysis, at (202) 720-7853. 
FAX: (202) 720-8435. Email: marypat.daskal@wdc.usda.gov. All responses 
to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB 
approval. All comments will also become a matter of public record.

    Dated: March 9, 2016.
Brandon McBride,
Administrator, Rural Utilities Service.
[FR Doc. 2016-05925 Filed 3-15-16; 8:45 am]
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