Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection, 41289-41290 [2016-14994]

Download as PDF 41289 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 122 / Friday, June 24, 2016 / Notices ensure program integrity. Through SLEB agreements, FNS authorizes State agencies to conduct investigations into possible SNAP fraud, and to obtain Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) benefits for such law enforcement and investigative activities. This form gathers data associated with SLEB investigations using SNAP EBT benefits and the expenses for investigative activities. Affected Public: State government agencies that have a SLEB agreement with FNS. Estimated Number of Respondents: The total estimated number of respondents is 53. This includes all States, the District of Columbia, and U.S. Territories that administer SNAP. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: The respondents will be asked to complete this form 2 times per year. Estimated number of respondents Respondent Responses annually per respondent Estimated Total Annual Responses: 106. Estimated Time per Response: The time required to complete this information collection is estimated to average 2 hours per response, including the time to review instructions, search existing data resources, gather the data needed, complete and review the information collection. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 212 hours (12,720 minutes). Total annual responses Estimated average number of hours per response Estimated total hours 106.00 2.00 212.00 Reporting Burden State government agencies that have a SLEB agreement with FNS ........................................................................... Dated: June 13, 2016. Yvette S. Jackson, Acting Administrator, Food and Nutrition Service. [FR Doc. 2016–14991 Filed 6–23–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–30–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Housing Service Rural Business-Cooperative Service Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection Rural Housing Service (RHS), and Rural Business-Cooperative Service (RBS), USDA. AGENCY: Proposed collection; Comments requested. ACTION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the intention of the above-named Agencies to request an extension for a currently approved information collection in support of debt settlement of Community Facilities and Direct Business Program Loans and Grants. SUMMARY: Comments on this notice must be received by August 23, 2016 to be assured of consideration. sradovich on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES DATES: For inquiries on the Information Collection Package, contact Anita Outen, Community Programs Specialist, Community Programs, RHS, USDA, 1400 Independence Ave. SW., Mail Stop 0787, Washington, DC 20250–0787, FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:43 Jun 23, 2016 Jkt 238001 53 2.00 Telephone (202) 720–1497, Email anita.outen@wdc.usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: 7 CFR part 1956, subpart C— ‘‘Debt Settlement—Community and Business Programs.’’ OMB Number: 0575–0124. Expiration Date of Approval: November 30, 2016. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: The following Community and Direct Business Programs loans and grants are debt settled by this currently approved docket (0575–0124). The Community Facilities loan and grant program is authorized by Section 306 of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act (7 U.S.C. 1926) to make loans to public entities, nonprofit corporations, and Indian tribes through the Community Facilities program for the development of essential community facilities primarily serving rural residents. The Economic Opportunity Act of 1964, Title 3 (Pub. L. 88–452), authorizes Economic Opportunity Cooperative loans to assist incorporated and unincorporated associations to provide low-income rural families essential processing, purchasing, or marketing services, supplies, or facilities. The Food Security Act of 1985, Section 1323 (Pub. L. 99–198), authorizes loan guarantees and grants to Nonprofit National Corporations to provide technical and financial assistance to for-profit or nonprofit local businesses in rural areas. The Business and Industry program is authorized by Section 310 B (7 U.S.C. PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1932) (Pub. L. 92.419, August 30, 1972) of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act to improve, develop, or finance business, industry, and employment and improve the economic and environmental climate in rural communities, including pollution abatement control. The Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act, Section 310 B(c) (7 U.S.C. 1932(c)), authorizes Rural Business Enterprise Grants to public bodies and nonprofit corporations to facilitate the development of private businesses in rural areas. The Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act, Section 310 B(f)(i) (7 U.S.C. 1932(c)), authorized Rural Cooperative Development Grants to nonprofit institutions for the purpose of enabling such institutions to establish and operate centers for rural cooperative development. The purpose of the debt settlement function for the above programs is to provide the delinquent client with an equitable tool for the compromise, adjustment, cancellation, or charge-off of a debt owned to the Agency. The information collected is similar to that required by a commercial lender in similar circumstances. Information will be collected by the field offices from applicants, borrowers, consultants, lenders, and attorneys. Failure to collect information could result in improper servicing of these loans. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 5.3 hours per response. Respondents: Public bodies and nonprofit organizations. E:\FR\FM\24JNN1.SGM 24JNN1 41290 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 122 / Friday, June 24, 2016 / Notices Estimated Number of Respondents: 35. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 5.5. Estimated Number of Responses: 193. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 1,041 hours. Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Jeanne Jacobs, Regulations and Paperwork Management Branch, (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 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 Jeanne Jacobs, Regulations and Paperwork Management Branch, 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: June 14 2016. Tony Hernandez, Administrator, Rural Housing Service. [FR Doc. 2016–14994 Filed 6–23–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–XV–P COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS Public Meeting of the Illinois Advisory Committee Discussing Current Civil Rights Concerns in the State U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (Commission) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act that the Illinois Advisory Committee (Committee) will hold a meeting on Friday, July 8, 2016, at 12:00 p.m. CDT. The purpose of this meeting is to sradovich on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:43 Jun 23, 2016 Jkt 238001 discuss current civil rights in the state, and to identify potential areas of study for the next Committee inquiry. This meeting is available to the public through the following toll-free call-in number: 888–428–9490, conference ID: 2361414. Any interested member of the public may call this number and listen to the meeting. An open comment period will be provided to allow members of the public to make a statement at the end of the meeting. The conference call operator will ask callers to identify themselves, the organization they are affiliated with (if any), and an email address prior to placing callers into the conference room. Callers can expect to incur regular charges for calls they initiate over wireless lines, according to their wireless plan, and the Commission will not refund any incurred charges. Callers will incur no charge for calls they initiate over landline connections to the toll-free telephone number. Persons with hearing impairments may also follow the proceedings by first calling the Federal Relay Service at 1–800–977–8339 and providing the Service with the conference call number and conference ID number. Member of the public are entitled to submit written comments; the comments must be received in the regional office within 30 days following the meeting. Written comments may be mailed to the Regional Programs Unit, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 55 W. Monroe St., Suite 410, Chicago, IL 60615. They may also be faxed to the Commission at (312) 353–8324, or emailed to Carolyn Allen at callen@ usccr.gov. Persons who desire additional information may contact the Regional Programs Unit at (312) 353– 8311. Records and documents discussed during the meeting will be available for public viewing prior to and after the meeting at https://database.faca.gov/ committee/meetings.aspx?cid=246. Click on the ‘‘Meeting Details’’ and ‘‘Documents’’ links to download. Records generated from this meeting may also be inspected and reproduced at the Regional Programs Unit, as they become available, both before and after the meeting. Persons interested in the work of this Committee are directed to the Commission’s Web site, http:// www.usccr.gov, or may contact the Regional Programs Unit at the above email or street address. Agenda: Welcome and Introductions Review of written comment: Environmental Justice in Illinois Discussion of civil rights topics for PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 study Public Comment Future plans and actions Adjournment DATES: The meeting will be held on Friday, July 8, 2016, at 12:00 p.m. CDT. Public Call Information: Dial: 888– 428–9490; Conference ID: 2361414. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Melissa Wojnaroski at mwojnaroski@ usccr.gov or 312–353–8311. Dated: June 20, 2016. David Mussatt, Chief, Regional Programs Unit. [FR Doc. 2016–14949 Filed 6–23–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6335–01–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of the Census [Docket Number 160607498–6498–01] Current Mandatory Business Surveys Bureau of the Census, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of Determination. AGENCY: The Bureau of the Census (U.S. Census Bureau) has determined that it is conducting the following current mandatory business surveys for 2016: Annual Retail Trade Survey, Annual Wholesale Trade Survey, Service Annual Survey, Company Organization Survey, Annual Survey of Manufactures, Manufacturers’ Unfilled Orders Survey, Annual Capital Expenditures Survey, Business R&D and Innovation Survey, Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs, Management and Organizational Practices Survey, and the Business & Professional Classification Report. We have determined that data collected from these surveys are needed to aid the efficient performance of essential governmental functions and have significant application to the needs of the public and industry. The data derived from these surveys, most of which have been conducted for many years, are not publicly available from nongovernmental or other governmental sources. ADDRESSES: The Census Bureau will furnish reporting formats to organizations included in the surveys. Additional copies are available upon written request to the Director, U.S. Census Bureau, Washington, DC 20233– 0101. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nick Orsini, Assistant Director for Economic Programs, U.S. Census Bureau, 5H160, Washington, DC 20233, Telephone: 301–763–2558; Email: Nick.Orsini@ census.gov. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\24JNN1.SGM 24JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 122 (Friday, June 24, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 41289-41290]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-14994]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Rural Housing Service

Rural Business-Cooperative Service


Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved 
Information Collection

AGENCY: Rural Housing Service (RHS), and Rural Business-Cooperative 
Service (RBS), USDA.

ACTION: Proposed collection; Comments requested.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this 
notice announces the intention of the above-named Agencies to request 
an extension for a currently approved information collection in support 
of debt settlement of Community Facilities and Direct Business Program 
Loans and Grants.

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by August 23, 2016 to 
be assured of consideration.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For inquiries on the Information 
Collection Package, contact Anita Outen, Community Programs Specialist, 
Community Programs, RHS, USDA, 1400 Independence Ave. SW., Mail Stop 
0787, Washington, DC 20250-0787, Telephone (202) 720-1497, Email 
anita.outen@wdc.usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: 7 CFR part 1956, subpart C--``Debt Settlement--Community and 
Business Programs.''
    OMB Number: 0575-0124.
    Expiration Date of Approval: November 30, 2016.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information 
collection.
    Abstract: The following Community and Direct Business Programs 
loans and grants are debt settled by this currently approved docket 
(0575-0124). The Community Facilities loan and grant program is 
authorized by Section 306 of the Consolidated Farm and Rural 
Development Act (7 U.S.C. 1926) to make loans to public entities, 
nonprofit corporations, and Indian tribes through the Community 
Facilities program for the development of essential community 
facilities primarily serving rural residents.
    The Economic Opportunity Act of 1964, Title 3 (Pub. L. 88-452), 
authorizes Economic Opportunity Cooperative loans to assist 
incorporated and unincorporated associations to provide low-income 
rural families essential processing, purchasing, or marketing services, 
supplies, or facilities.
    The Food Security Act of 1985, Section 1323 (Pub. L. 99-198), 
authorizes loan guarantees and grants to Nonprofit National 
Corporations to provide technical and financial assistance to for-
profit or nonprofit local businesses in rural areas.
    The Business and Industry program is authorized by Section 310 B (7 
U.S.C. 1932) (Pub. L. 92.419, August 30, 1972) of the Consolidated Farm 
and Rural Development Act to improve, develop, or finance business, 
industry, and employment and improve the economic and environmental 
climate in rural communities, including pollution abatement control.
    The Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act, Section 310 B(c) 
(7 U.S.C. 1932(c)), authorizes Rural Business Enterprise Grants to 
public bodies and nonprofit corporations to facilitate the development 
of private businesses in rural areas.
    The Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act, Section 310 
B(f)(i) (7 U.S.C. 1932(c)), authorized Rural Cooperative Development 
Grants to nonprofit institutions for the purpose of enabling such 
institutions to establish and operate centers for rural cooperative 
development.
    The purpose of the debt settlement function for the above programs 
is to provide the delinquent client with an equitable tool for the 
compromise, adjustment, cancellation, or charge-off of a debt owned to 
the Agency.
    The information collected is similar to that required by a 
commercial lender in similar circumstances.
    Information will be collected by the field offices from applicants, 
borrowers, consultants, lenders, and attorneys.
    Failure to collect information could result in improper servicing 
of these loans.
    Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of 
information is estimated to average 5.3 hours per response.
    Respondents: Public bodies and nonprofit organizations.

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    Estimated Number of Respondents: 35.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 5.5.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 193.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 1,041 hours.
    Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Jeanne 
Jacobs, Regulations and Paperwork Management Branch, (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 
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 Jeanne 
Jacobs, Regulations and Paperwork Management Branch, 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: June 14 2016.
Tony Hernandez,
Administrator, Rural Housing Service.
[FR Doc. 2016-14994 Filed 6-23-16; 8:45 am]
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