Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection, 16136 [2016-06767]

Download as PDF 16136 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 58 / Friday, March 25, 2016 / Notices Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250– 9410, by fax (202) 690–7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities and you wish to file either an EEO or program complaint please contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877–8339 or (800) 845– 6136 (in Spanish). Persons with disabilities, who wish to file a program complaint, please see information above on how to contact us by mail directly or by email. If you require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) please contact USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720–2600 (voice and TDD). Dated: March 17, 2016. Samuel H. Rikkers, Administrator, Rural Business-Cooperative Service. [FR Doc. 2016–06765 Filed 3–24–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–XY–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Business-Cooperative Service Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection Rural Business-Cooperative Service, USDA. ACTION: Proposed collection; Comments requested. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Rural BusinessCooperative Service’s (RBS) intention to request an extension of a currently approved information collection in support of the program 7 CFR part 4279–B, ’’ Guaranteed Loanmaking— Business and Industry Loans.’’ DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by May 24, 2016 to be assured of consideration. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ginger Allen, Business and Industry Loan Processing Branch, Rural Business-Cooperative Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, STOP 3224, 1400 Independence Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20250–3224. Telephone: (202) 690–0309. The TDD number is (800) 877–8339 or (202) 708– 9300. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Guaranteed Loanmaking— Business and Industry Loans. OMB Number: 0570–0017. Expiration Date of Approval: August 31, 2016. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:30 Mar 24, 2016 Jkt 238001 Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: The Business and Industry (B&I) Guaranteed Loan Program was legislated in 1972 under section 310B of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act, as amended. The purpose of the program is to improve, develop, or finance businesses, industries, and employment and improve the economic and environmental climate in rural communities. This purpose is achieved through bolstering the existing private credit structure through the guaranteeing of quality loans made by lending institutions, thereby providing lasting community benefits. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting for this collection of information is estimated to average 2 hours per response. Respondents: Business or other forprofit; State, Local or Tribal; Lenders, accountants, attorneys. Estimated Number of Respondents: 413. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Number of Responses: 5,384. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 13,349 hours. Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Jeanne Jacobs, Regulations and Paperwork Management Branch, Support Services Division at (202) 692–0040. Comments Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of RBS, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of RBS’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 Jeanne Jacobs, Regulations and Paperwork Management Branch, Support Services Division, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rural Development, STOP 0742, 1400 Independence Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20250. PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: February 25, 2016. William C. Smith, Acting Administrator, Rural BusinessCooperative Service. [FR Doc. 2016–06767 Filed 3–24–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–XY–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Business-Cooperative Service Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection Rural Business-Cooperative Service, USDA. ACTION: Proposed collection; Comments requested. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Rural BusinessCooperative Service’s (RBS) intention to request an extension of a currently approved information collection in support of the program for 7 CFR part 4279–A, ‘‘Guaranteed Loanmaking— General. SUMMARY: Comments on this notice must be received by May 24, 2016 to be assured of consideration. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ginger Allen, Business and Industry Loan Processing Branch, Rural Business-Cooperative Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, STOP 3224, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250–3224. Telephone: (202) 690–0309. The TDD number is (800) 877–8339 or (202) 708– 9300. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Guaranteed Loanmaking— Business and Industry Loans. OMB Number: 0570–0018. Expiration Date of Approval: August 31, 2016. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: The Business and Industry (B&I) Guaranteed Loan Program was legislated in 1972 under Section 310B of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act, as amended. The purpose of the program is to improve, develop, or finance businesses, industries, and employment and improve the economic and environmental climate in rural communities. This purpose is achieved through bolstering the existing private DATES: E:\FR\FM\25MRN1.SGM 25MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 58 (Friday, March 25, 2016)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-06767]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Rural Business-Cooperative Service


Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved 
Information Collection

AGENCY: Rural Business-Cooperative Service, USDA.

ACTION: Proposed collection; Comments requested.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this 
notice announces the Rural Business-Cooperative Service's (RBS) 
intention to request an extension of a currently approved information 
collection in support of the program 7 CFR part 4279-B, '' Guaranteed 
Loanmaking--Business and Industry Loans.''

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by May 24, 2016 to be 
assured of consideration.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ginger Allen, Business and Industry 
Loan Processing Branch, Rural Business-Cooperative Service, U.S. 
Department of Agriculture, STOP 3224, 1400 Independence Ave. SW., 
Washington, DC 20250-3224. Telephone: (202) 690-0309. The TDD number is 
(800) 877-8339 or (202) 708-9300.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Guaranteed Loanmaking--Business and Industry Loans.
    OMB Number: 0570-0017.
    Expiration Date of Approval: August 31, 2016.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information 
collection.
    Abstract: The Business and Industry (B&I) Guaranteed Loan Program 
was legislated in 1972 under section 310B of the Consolidated Farm and 
Rural Development Act, as amended. The purpose of the program is to 
improve, develop, or finance businesses, industries, and employment and 
improve the economic and environmental climate in rural communities. 
This purpose is achieved through bolstering the existing private credit 
structure through the guaranteeing of quality loans made by lending 
institutions, thereby providing lasting community benefits.
    Estimate of Burden: Public reporting for this collection of 
information is estimated to average 2 hours per response.
    Respondents: Business or other for-profit; State, Local or Tribal; 
Lenders, accountants, attorneys.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 413.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 5,384.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 13,349 hours.
    Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Jeanne 
Jacobs, Regulations and Paperwork Management Branch, Support Services 
Division at (202) 692-0040.

Comments

    Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
RBS, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) 
the accuracy of RBS'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 Jeanne Jacobs, Regulations and 
Paperwork Management Branch, Support Services Division, U.S. Department 
of Agriculture, Rural Development, STOP 0742, 1400 Independence Ave. 
SW., Washington, DC 20250.
    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: February 25, 2016.
William C. Smith,
Acting Administrator, Rural Business-Cooperative Service.
[FR Doc. 2016-06767 Filed 3-24-16; 8:45 am]
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