Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Proposed Collection; Comment Request for a Modified OGE Form 450 Executive Branch Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, 95998 [2016-31452]

Download as PDF 95998 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 250 / Thursday, December 29, 2016 / Notices information the requester chooses to provide, the requested public financial disclosure reports will be either emailed or mailed to the requester. This change will not affect the estimated time of response to complete the form. OGE also intends to update the maximum civil monetary penalty for improperly obtaining or using a public financial disclosure report on both the automated and nonautomated versions of the form, in accordance with 5 CFR 2634.703. OGE published a first round notice of its intent to request paperwork clearance for a modified OGE Form 201. See 81 FR 70112 (October 11, 2016). OGE received no responses to that notice. Request for Comments: Agency and public comment is again invited specifically on the need for and practical utility of this information collection, the accuracy of OGE’s burden estimate, the enhancement of quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected, and the minimization of burden (including the use of information technology). Comments received in response to this notice will be summarized for, and may be included with, the OGE request for extension of OMB paperwork approval. The comments will also become a matter of public record. Approved: December 22, 2016. Walter M. Shaub, Jr., Director, Office of Government Ethics. [FR Doc. 2016–31451 Filed 12–28–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6345–02–P OFFICE OF GOVERNMENT ETHICS Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Proposed Collection; Comment Request for a Modified OGE Form 450 Executive Branch Confidential Financial Disclosure Report AGENCY: Office of Government Ethics (OGE). Notice of request for agency and public comments. ACTION: After publication of this second round notice, OGE intends to submit a modified OGE Form 450 Executive Branch Confidential Financial Disclosure Report to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval of a three-year extension under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Written comments by the public and the agencies on this proposed asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:41 Dec 28, 2016 Jkt 241001 extension are invited and must be received by January 30, 2017. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on this paperwork notice to the Office of Management and Budget, Attn: Desk Officer for OGE, via fax at 202–395– 6974 or email at OIRA_Submission@ omb.eop.gov. (Include reference to ‘‘OGE Form 450 paperwork comment’’ in the subject line of the message.) FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brandon Steele at the U.S. Office of Government Ethics; telephone: 202– 482–9209; TTY: 800–877–8339; FAX: 202–482–9237; Email: basteele@oge.gov. An electronic copy of the OGE Form 450 is available in the Forms Library section of OGE’s Web site at http:// www.oge.gov. A paper copy may also be obtained, without charge, by contacting Mr. Steele. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Executive Branch Confidential Financial Disclosure Report. Agency Form Number: OGE Form 450. OMB Control Number: 3209–0006. Type of Information Collection: Extension with modifications of a currently approved collection. Type of Review Request: Regular. Respondents: Private citizens who are potential (incoming) regular Federal employees whose positions are designated for confidential disclosure filing, and special Government employees whose agencies require that they file new entrant disclosure reports prior to assuming Government responsibilities. Estimated Annual Number of Respondents: 24,640. Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 24,640 hours. Abstract: The OGE Form 450 collects information from covered department and agency employees as required under OGE’s executive branchwide regulatory provisions in subpart I of 5 CFR part 2634. The basis for the OGE reporting regulation is section 201(d) of Executive Order 12674 of April 12, 1989 (as modified by Executive Order 12731 of October 17, 1990, 3 CFR, 1990 Comp., pp. 306–311, at p. 308) and section 107(a) of the Ethics in Government Act, 5 U.S.C. app. sec. 107(a). OGE proposes several modifications to the form. OGE proposes to clarify the instructions in two places to assist filers in completing the form. OGE also proposes to revise the Privacy Act Statement in accordance with the OGE/GOVT–2 Executive Branch Confidential Financial Disclosure Reports Privacy Act system of records. OGE published a first round notice of its intent to request paperwork PO 00000 Frm 00043 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 clearance for a modified OGE Form 450 Executive Branch Confidential Financial Disclosure Report. See 81 FR 70113 (October 11, 2016). OGE received no responses to that notice. Request for Comments: Agency and public comment is again invited specifically on the need for and practical utility of this information collection, the accuracy of OGE’s burden estimate, the enhancement of quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected, and the minimization of burden (including the use of information technology). Comments received in response to this notice will be summarized for, and may be included with, the OGE request for extension of OMB paperwork approval. The comments will also become a matter of public record. Approved: December 22, 2016. Walter M. Shaub, Jr., Director, Office of Government Ethics. [FR Doc. 2016–31452 Filed 12–28–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6345–03–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry [30Day–17–16BEH] Agency Forms Undergoing Paperwork Reduction Act Review The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) has submitted the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The notice for the proposed information collection is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information are encouraged. Your comments should address any of the following: (a) Evaluate 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) Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through E:\FR\FM\29DEN1.SGM 29DEN1

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OFFICE OF GOVERNMENT ETHICS


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB 
Review; Proposed Collection; Comment Request for a Modified OGE Form 
450 Executive Branch Confidential Financial Disclosure Report

AGENCY: Office of Government Ethics (OGE).

ACTION: Notice of request for agency and public comments.

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SUMMARY: After publication of this second round notice, OGE intends to 
submit a modified OGE Form 450 Executive Branch Confidential Financial 
Disclosure Report to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for 
review and approval of a three-year extension under the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995.

DATES: Written comments by the public and the agencies on this proposed 
extension are invited and must be received by January 30, 2017.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on this paperwork notice to the 
Office of Management and Budget, Attn: Desk Officer for OGE, via fax at 
202-395-6974 or email at OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov. (Include 
reference to ``OGE Form 450 paperwork comment'' in the subject line of 
the message.)

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brandon Steele at the U.S. Office of 
Government Ethics; telephone: 202-482-9209; TTY: 800-877-8339; FAX: 
202-482-9237; Email: basteele@oge.gov. An electronic copy of the OGE 
Form 450 is available in the Forms Library section of OGE's Web site at 
http://www.oge.gov. A paper copy may also be obtained, without charge, 
by contacting Mr. Steele.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Executive Branch Confidential Financial Disclosure Report.
    Agency Form Number: OGE Form 450.
    OMB Control Number: 3209-0006.
    Type of Information Collection: Extension with modifications of a 
currently approved collection.
    Type of Review Request: Regular.
    Respondents: Private citizens who are potential (incoming) regular 
Federal employees whose positions are designated for confidential 
disclosure filing, and special Government employees whose agencies 
require that they file new entrant disclosure reports prior to assuming 
Government responsibilities.
    Estimated Annual Number of Respondents: 24,640.
    Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 24,640 hours.
    Abstract: The OGE Form 450 collects information from covered 
department and agency employees as required under OGE's executive 
branchwide regulatory provisions in subpart I of 5 CFR part 2634. The 
basis for the OGE reporting regulation is section 201(d) of Executive 
Order 12674 of April 12, 1989 (as modified by Executive Order 12731 of 
October 17, 1990, 3 CFR, 1990 Comp., pp. 306-311, at p. 308) and 
section 107(a) of the Ethics in Government Act, 5 U.S.C. app. sec. 
107(a). OGE proposes several modifications to the form. OGE proposes to 
clarify the instructions in two places to assist filers in completing 
the form. OGE also proposes to revise the Privacy Act Statement in 
accordance with the OGE/GOVT-2 Executive Branch Confidential Financial 
Disclosure Reports Privacy Act system of records.
    OGE published a first round notice of its intent to request 
paperwork clearance for a modified OGE Form 450 Executive Branch 
Confidential Financial Disclosure Report. See 81 FR 70113 (October 11, 
2016). OGE received no responses to that notice.
    Request for Comments: Agency and public comment is again invited 
specifically on the need for and practical utility of this information 
collection, the accuracy of OGE's burden estimate, the enhancement of 
quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected, and the 
minimization of burden (including the use of information technology). 
Comments received in response to this notice will be summarized for, 
and may be included with, the OGE request for extension of OMB 
paperwork approval. The comments will also become a matter of public 
record.

    Approved: December 22, 2016.
Walter M. Shaub, Jr.,
Director, Office of Government Ethics.
[FR Doc. 2016-31452 Filed 12-28-16; 8:45 am]
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