Call for Nominations to the National Geospatial Advisory Committee, 32677-32678 [2018-14951]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 135 / Friday, July 13, 2018 / Notices (4) Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy Development. These officials shall perform the functions and duties of the Office in the order specified herein, and no official shall serve unless all the other officials, whose position titles precede his or hers in this order, are unable to act by reason of absence, disability, or vacancy in office. No individual who is serving in an office listed in an acting capacity shall, by virtue of so acting, act as Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research pursuant to this Order. Section B. Authority Superseded This Order of Succession supersedes any prior Orders of Succession for the Office of Policy Development and Research, including the Order of Succession published on October 3, 2016 (81 FR 68025). Authority: Section 7(d) of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Act, 42 U.S.C. 3535(d). Dated: July 9, 2018. Pamela H. Patenaude, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2018–14959 Filed 7–12–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–7001–N–34] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Management Reviews of Multifamily Housing Programs Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: HUD submitted the proposed information collection requirement described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 30 days of public comment. DATES: Comments Due Date: August 13, 2018. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB Control Number and should be sent to: HUD Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503; fax: 202–395–5806, Email: OIRA Submission@omb.eop.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Inez C. Downs, Reports Management Officer, QMAC, Department of Housing and sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:47 Jul 12, 2018 Jkt 244001 Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW, Washington, DC 20410; email Inez.C.Downs@hud.gov, or telephone 202–402–8046. This is not a toll-free number. Person with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Downs. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice informs the public that HUD is seeking approval from OMB for the information collection described in Section A. The Federal Register notice that solicited public comment on the information collection for a period of 60 days was published on April 24, 2018 at 83 FR 17836. A. Overview of Information Collection Title of Information Collection: Management Review for Multifamily Housing Projects. OMB Approved Number: 2502–0178. Type of Request: Extension of currently approved collection. Form Number: HUD–9834. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: This information collection is used by HUD, by Mortgagees and by Contract Administrators (CAs) to evaluate the quality of project management; determine the causes of project problems; devise corrective actions to stabilize projects and prevent defaults; and to ensure that fraud, waste and mismanagement are not problems for the community. The information collected also supports enforcement actions when owners fail to implement corrective actions. ‘‘HUD is currently engaged in rule making that would reduce the frequency of MORs for high-performing properties and consequently reduce the estimated total burden hours for this Collection. Changes to required frequencies for regularly-scheduled MORs are anticipated to be completed with publication of a final rule in 2018.’’ Respondents: (i.e. affected public): Business or other for-profit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 27,127. Estimated Number of Responses: 27,127. Frequency of Response: 1. Average Hours per Response: 8. Total Estimated Burdens: 217,016. B. Solicitation of Public Comment This notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affected parties concerning the collection of PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 32677 information described in Section A on the following: (1) 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; (2) The accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond: including through the use of appropriate automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. HUD encourages interested parties to submit comment in response to these questions. Authority: Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35. Dated: June 25, 2018. Inez C. Downs, Department Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2018–15028 Filed 7–12–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Geological Survey Call for Nominations to the National Geospatial Advisory Committee U.S. Geological Survey, Interior. ACTION: Call for nominations. AGENCY: The Department of the Interior is seeking nominations to serve on the National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC). The NGAC is a Federal Advisory Committee established under the authority of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). The NGAC provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary of the Interior through the Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) related to management of Federal geospatial programs, development of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure, and the implementation of Office of Management and Budget Circular A–16 and Executive Order 12906. The NGAC reviews and comments on geospatial policy and management issues and provides a forum for views of nonFederal stakeholders in the geospatial community. DATES: Nominations to participate on the NGAC must be received by August 27, 2018. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\13JYN1.SGM 13JYN1 32678 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 135 / Friday, July 13, 2018 / Notices Send nominations electronically to ngacnominations@ fgdc.gov, or by mail to John Mahoney, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior, 909 First Avenue, Suite 800, Seattle, WA 98104. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Mahoney, USGS (206–220–4621). Additional information about the NGAC and the nomination process is posted on the NGAC web page at www.fgdc.gov/ ngac. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The NGAC conducts its operations in accordance with the provisions of FACA. It reports to the Secretary of the Interior through the FGDC and functions solely as an advisory body. The NGAC provides recommendations and advice to the Department and the FGDC on policy and management issues related to the effective operation of Federal geospatial programs. The NGAC includes up to 30 members, selected to generally achieve a balanced representation of the viewpoints of the various stakeholders involved in national geospatial activities. NGAC members are appointed for staggered terms, and nominations received through this call for nominations may be used to fill vacancies on the NGAC that will become available in 2018 and 2019. Nominations will be reviewed by the FGDC and additional information may be requested from nominees. Final selection and appointment of NGAC members will be made by the Secretary of the Interior. Individuals who are Federally registered lobbyists are ineligible to serve on all FACA and nonFACA boards, committees, or councils in an individual capacity. The term ‘‘individual capacity’’ refers to individuals who are appointed to exercise their own individual best judgment on behalf of the Government, such as when they are designated Special Government Employees, rather than being appointed to represent a particular interest. The NGAC meets approximately 3–4 times per year. NGAC members will serve without compensation, but travel and per diem costs will be provided by the USGS. The USGS will also provide necessary support services to the NGAC. NGAC meetings are open to the public. Notice of NGAC meetings are published in the Federal Register at least 15 days before the date of the meeting. The public will have an opportunity to provide input at these meetings. Nominations may come from employers, associations, professional organizations, or other geospatial organizations. Nominations should sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:47 Jul 12, 2018 Jkt 244001 include a resume providing an adequate description of the nominee’s qualifications, including information that would enable the Department of the Interior to make an informed decision regarding meeting the membership requirements of the NGAC and permit the Department of the Interior to contact a potential member. Nominees are strongly encouraged to include supporting letters from employers, associations, professional organizations, and/or other organizations that indicate support by a meaningful constituency for the nominee. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your nomination, you should be aware that your entire nomination—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you may ask us to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Kenneth Shaffer, Deputy Executive Director, Federal Geographic Data Committee. [FR Doc. 2018–14951 Filed 7–12–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4311–AM–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Office of the Secretary I. Background [DOI–2018–0003;DS62200000, DWSN00000.000000, DP.62206, 18XD4523WS] Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records Office of the Secretary, Interior. Notice of a modified system of AGENCY: ACTION: records. Pursuant to the provisions of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, the Department of the Interior is issuing a public notice of its intent to modify the Department of the Interior Privacy Act system of records, DOI–12, Donations Program Files, to update section titles, add a purpose section, reorganize the sections of the system notice into the government-wide approved format, add new proposed routine uses, and update content in applicable sections of the notice. Updated sections include, system location, system manager, categories of individuals, categories of records, authorities, routine uses, storage, retrieval, retention and disposal, safeguards, notification procedures, and record access and contesting record procedures sections. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 This modified system will be effective upon publication. New or modified routine uses will be effective August 13, 2018. Submit comments on or before August 13, 2018. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number DOI–2018– 0003, by any of the following methods: • Federal e-Rulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: Teri Barnett, Departmental Privacy Officer, U.S. Department of the Interior, 1849 C Street NW, Room 7112, Washington, DC 20240. • Hand-delivering comments to Teri Barnett, Departmental Privacy Officer, U.S. Department of the Interior, 1849 C Street NW, Room 7112, Washington, DC 20240. • Email: DOI_Privacy@ios.doi.gov. All submissions received must include the agency name and docket number. All comments received will be posted without change to http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul Batlan, Financial Analyst, Conservation Partnerships, Office of Financial Management, U.S. Department of the Interior, 1849 C Street NW, Mail Stop 5530 MIB, Washington, DC 20240; email at Paul_Batlan@ios.doi.gov or by telephone at 202–208–4826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: The Department of the Interior (DOI) Office of Financial Management maintains the DOI–12, Donations Program Files, system of records. This system assists DOI in managing the Donations Program and facilitating the evaluation, acceptance, and solicitation of donations of money, real property, personal property, services, or other gifts by members of the public and organizations to the Department of the Interior and its officials. DOI is publishing this revised notice to make administrative updates to the following sections: System location; system manager; authorities; categories of individuals; categories of records; storage; retrieval; retention and disposal; safeguards; and the procedures on record access, contesting record and notification. This revised notice is organized to reflect the governmentwide format established by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), which includes new sections on the purpose and history of the system of records. Additionally, DOI is proposing to modify routine use ‘‘A’’ to clarify authorized disclosures to the Department of Justice; modify routine E:\FR\FM\13JYN1.SGM 13JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 135 (Friday, July 13, 2018)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-14951]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Geological Survey


Call for Nominations to the National Geospatial Advisory 
Committee

AGENCY: U.S. Geological Survey, Interior.

ACTION: Call for nominations.

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SUMMARY: The Department of the Interior is seeking nominations to serve 
on the National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC). The NGAC is a 
Federal Advisory Committee established under the authority of the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). The NGAC provides advice and 
recommendations to the Secretary of the Interior through the Federal 
Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) related to management of Federal 
geospatial programs, development of the National Spatial Data 
Infrastructure, and the implementation of Office of Management and 
Budget Circular A-16 and Executive Order 12906. The NGAC reviews and 
comments on geospatial policy and management issues and provides a 
forum for views of non-Federal stakeholders in the geospatial 
community.

DATES: Nominations to participate on the NGAC must be received by 
August 27, 2018.

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ADDRESSES: Send nominations electronically to [email protected], 
or by mail to John Mahoney, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of 
the Interior, 909 First Avenue, Suite 800, Seattle, WA 98104.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Mahoney, USGS (206-220-4621). 
Additional information about the NGAC and the nomination process is 
posted on the NGAC web page at www.fgdc.gov/ngac.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The NGAC conducts its operations in 
accordance with the provisions of FACA. It reports to the Secretary of 
the Interior through the FGDC and functions solely as an advisory body. 
The NGAC provides recommendations and advice to the Department and the 
FGDC on policy and management issues related to the effective operation 
of Federal geospatial programs.
    The NGAC includes up to 30 members, selected to generally achieve a 
balanced representation of the viewpoints of the various stakeholders 
involved in national geospatial activities. NGAC members are appointed 
for staggered terms, and nominations received through this call for 
nominations may be used to fill vacancies on the NGAC that will become 
available in 2018 and 2019. Nominations will be reviewed by the FGDC 
and additional information may be requested from nominees. Final 
selection and appointment of NGAC members will be made by the Secretary 
of the Interior. Individuals who are Federally registered lobbyists are 
ineligible to serve on all FACA and non-FACA boards, committees, or 
councils in an individual capacity. The term ``individual capacity'' 
refers to individuals who are appointed to exercise their own 
individual best judgment on behalf of the Government, such as when they 
are designated Special Government Employees, rather than being 
appointed to represent a particular interest.
    The NGAC meets approximately 3-4 times per year. NGAC members will 
serve without compensation, but travel and per diem costs will be 
provided by the USGS. The USGS will also provide necessary support 
services to the NGAC. NGAC meetings are open to the public. Notice of 
NGAC meetings are published in the Federal Register at least 15 days 
before the date of the meeting. The public will have an opportunity to 
provide input at these meetings.
    Nominations may come from employers, associations, professional 
organizations, or other geospatial organizations. Nominations should 
include a resume providing an adequate description of the nominee's 
qualifications, including information that would enable the Department 
of the Interior to make an informed decision regarding meeting the 
membership requirements of the NGAC and permit the Department of the 
Interior to contact a potential member. Nominees are strongly 
encouraged to include supporting letters from employers, associations, 
professional organizations, and/or other organizations that indicate 
support by a meaningful constituency for the nominee.
    Before including your address, phone number, email address, or 
other personal identifying information in your nomination, you should 
be aware that your entire nomination--including your personal 
identifying information--may be made publicly available at any time. 
While you may ask us to withhold your personal identifying information 
from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.

Kenneth Shaffer,
Deputy Executive Director, Federal Geographic Data Committee.
[FR Doc. 2018-14951 Filed 7-12-18; 8:45 am]
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