30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: New Construction Subterranean Termite Protection for New Homes, 51695 [2018-22243]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 198 / Friday, October 12, 2018 / Notices Dated: September 28, 2018. Vance T. Morris, Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary for Housing- Federal Housing Commissioner. [FR Doc. 2018–22241 Filed 10–11–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–7001–N–52] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: New Construction Subterranean Termite Protection for New Homes Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice. 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. SUMMARY: Comments Due Date: November 13, 2018. DATES: 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. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colette Pollard, Reports Management Officer, QMAC, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW, Washington, DC 20410; email Colette.Pollard@hud.gov, or telephone 202–402–3400. 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. Pollard. 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 18, 2018 at 83 FR 17185. khammond on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:19 Oct 11, 2018 Jkt 247001 A. Overview of Information Collection Title of Information Collection: New Construction Subterranean Termite Protection for New Homes. OMB Approved Number: 2502–0525. Type of Request: Extension of currently approved collection. Form Number: HUD NPFA–99A and HUD NPFA–99B. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: HUD regulations at 24 CFR 200.926d(b)(3) require that the sites for HUD insured structures must be free of termite hazards. The HUD–NPCA–99–A requires the builder to certify that all required treatment for termites was performed by an authorized pest control company and further that the builder guarantees the treated area against infestation for one year. The form HUD– NPCA–99–B requires a licensed pest control company to provide to the builder a record of specific treatment information in those cases when the soil treatment method is used for prevention of subterranean termite infestation. When applicable the HUD–NPCA–99– B must accompany the HUD–NPCA–99– A. If the requested data is not collected, new home purchasers and HUD are subject to the risk of purchasing or insuring a home that is infested by termites and would have no recourse against the builder. Agency form numbers, if applicable: HUD NPMA–99–A and HUD NPMA– 99–B. Respondents (i.e. affected public): Business. Estimated Number of Respondents: 78,000. Estimated Number of Responses: 156,000. Frequency of Response: 2.00. Average Hours per Response: 0.083. Total Estimated Annual Burden and Cost: 12,948. B. Solicitation of Public Comment This notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affected parties concerning the collection of 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 PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51695 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: October 2, 2018. Colette Pollard, Department Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2018–22243 Filed 10–11–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R7–FAC–2018–N102; FF07RYKD00 FXRS12610700000 189; OMB Control Number 1018–New] Agency Information Collection Activities; In-Season Subsistence Salmon Fishery Catch and Effort Survey Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) are proposing a new information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before December 11, 2018. ADDRESSES: Send your comments on the information collection request (ICR) by mail to the Service Information Collection Clearance Officer, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, MS: BPHC, 5275 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041– 3803 (mail); or by email to Info_Coll@ fws.gov. Please reference OMB Control Number 1018–New in the subject line of your comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information about this ICR, contact Madonna L. Baucum, Service Information Collection Clearance Officer, by email at Info_ Coll@fws.gov, or by telephone at (703) 358–2503. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we provide the general public and other Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on new, proposed, revised, and continuing collections of SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\12OCN1.SGM 12OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-7001-N-52]


30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: New 
Construction Subterranean Termite Protection for New Homes

AGENCY: Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: 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: November 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 [email protected].

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  Colette Pollard, Reports Management 
Officer, QMAC, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th 
Street SW, Washington, DC 20410; email [email protected], or 
telephone 202-402-3400. 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. Pollard.

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 
18, 2018 at 83 FR 17185.

A. Overview of Information Collection

    Title of Information Collection: New Construction Subterranean 
Termite Protection for New Homes.
    OMB Approved Number: 2502-0525.
    Type of Request: Extension of currently approved collection.
    Form Number: HUD NPFA-99A and HUD NPFA-99B.
    Description of the need for the information and proposed use: HUD 
regulations at 24 CFR 200.926d(b)(3) require that the sites for HUD 
insured structures must be free of termite hazards. The HUD-NPCA-99-A 
requires the builder to certify that all required treatment for 
termites was performed by an authorized pest control company and 
further that the builder guarantees the treated area against 
infestation for one year. The form HUD-NPCA-99-B requires a licensed 
pest control company to provide to the builder a record of specific 
treatment information in those cases when the soil treatment method is 
used for prevention of subterranean termite infestation.
    When applicable the HUD-NPCA-99-B must accompany the HUD-NPCA-99-A. 
If the requested data is not collected, new home purchasers and HUD are 
subject to the risk of purchasing or insuring a home that is infested 
by termites and would have no recourse against the builder.
    Agency form numbers, if applicable: HUD NPMA-99-A and HUD NPMA-99-
B.
    Respondents (i.e. affected public): Business.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 78,000.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 156,000.
    Frequency of Response: 2.00.
    Average Hours per Response: 0.083.
    Total Estimated Annual Burden and Cost: 12,948.

B. Solicitation of Public Comment

    This notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and 
affected parties concerning the collection of 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: October 2, 2018.
Colette Pollard,
Department Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information 
Officer.
[FR Doc. 2018-22243 Filed 10-11-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4210-67-P