Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Bureau of Indian Affairs Housing Improvement Program, 65713-65714 [2018-27693]

Download as PDF amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 245 / Friday, December 21, 2018 / Notices We are soliciting comments on the proposed ICR that is described below. We are especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is the collection necessary to the proper functions of the USGS; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the USGS enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the USGS minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of public record. We will include or summarize each comment in our request to OMB to approve this ICR. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you may ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Abstract: The Doug D. Nebert NSDI Champion of the Year Award honors a respected colleague, technical visionary, and recognized national leader in the establishment of spatial data infrastructures that significantly enhance the understanding of our physical and cultural world. The award is sponsored by the Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) and its purpose is to recognize an individual or a team representing Federal, State, Tribal, regional, and (or) local government, academia, or non-profit and professional organization that has developed an outstanding, innovative, and operational tool, application, or service capability used by multiple organizations that furthers the vision of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI). National nominations are accepted from the public and private sector individuals, teams, organizations, and professional societies. Nomination packages include three sections: (A) Cover Sheet, (B) Summary Statement, and (C) Supplemental Materials. The cover sheet includes professional contact information. The Summary Statement is limited to two pages and describes the nominee’s achievements in the development of an outstanding, innovative, and operational tool, application, or service capability that directly supports the spatial data infrastructures. Nominations may VerDate Sep<11>2014 00:00 Dec 21, 2018 Jkt 247001 include up to 10 pages of supplemental information such as resume, publications list, and/or letters of endorsement. The award consists of a citation and plaque, which are presented to the recipient at an appropriate public forum by the FGDC Chair. The name of the recipient is also inscribed on a permanent plaque, which are displayed by the FGDC. Title of Collection: Doug D. Nebert NSDI Champion of the Year Award. OMB Control Number: 1028–0115. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Extension without change of a previously approved collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Personnel from Federal, State, Local, and Tribal governments; Private Sector; Academia; and Non-profit organizations. Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 10. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 10. Estimated Completion Time per Response: 10 Hours. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 100 Hours. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. Frequency of Collection: Annual. Total Estimated Annual Non-hour Burden Cost: None. An agency may not conduct, or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The authorities for this action are the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501, et seq.). Kenneth Shaffer, Deputy Executive Director, Federal Geographic Data Committee. [FR Doc. 2018–27734 Filed 12–20–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4338–11–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs [190A2100DD/AAKC001030/ A0A501010.999900 253G; OMB Control Number 1076–0184] Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Bureau of Indian Affairs Housing Improvement Program Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00092 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 65713 Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is proposing to renew an information collection with revisions. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before January 22, 2019. ADDRESSES: Send written comments on this information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget’s Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior by email at OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov; or via facsimile to (202) 395–5806. Please provide a copy of your comments to Mr. Les Jensen, Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1849 C Street NW, Mail Stop 4660, Washington, DC 20240; or by email to Leslie.Jensen@bia.gov. Please reference OMB Control Number 1076–0184 in the subject line of your comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information about this ICR, contact Mr. Les Jensen by email at Leslie.Jensen@bia.gov, or by telephone: (907) 586–7397. 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 information. This helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. It also helps the public understand our information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. A Federal Register notice with a 60day public comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on August 28, 2018 (83 FR 43892). No comments were received in response to this notice. We are again soliciting comments on the proposed ICR that is described below. We are especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is the collection necessary to the proper functions of the BIA (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the BIA enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the BIA minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of public record. We will include or summarize each comment in our request to OMB to approve this ICR. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal E:\FR\FM\21DEN1.SGM 21DEN1 amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 65714 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 245 / Friday, December 21, 2018 / Notices identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Abstract: Submission of this information allows BIA to determine applicant eligibility for housing services based upon the criteria referenced in 25 CFR 256.9 (repairs and renovation assistance) and 256.10 (replacement housing assistance). Enrolled members of federally recognized tribes, who live within a tribe’s designated and approved service area, submit information on an application form. The information is collected on a BIA Form 6407, ‘‘Housing Assistance Application,’’ and includes: Applicant information; family information including; income information; housing information including; land information; general information; and an applicant certification. The program also seeks OMB approval for two additional collections. The Tribal Annual Performance Report (TAPR) Excel workbook file, is a tool created to simplify the process for the tribal servicing housing office to verify eligibility, rank, and rate each application received. The Government Performance Results Act (GPRA) Reporting Form is a tool created to simplify the process for the tribal servicing housing office to report the amount of administrative and construction funds spent each quarter of the first fiscal year after receipt of HIP funding. Title of Collection: Bureau of Indian Affairs Housing Improvement Program. OMB Control Number: 1076–0184. Form Number: BIA–6407, Tribal Annual Performance Report (TAPR) Excel workbook, and the Government Performance Results Act (GPRA) Reporting Form. Type of Review: Revision of currently approved collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Individuals. Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 12,292 per year, on average. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 12,523 per year, on average. Estimated Completion Time per Response: Varies between 15 and 30 minutes. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 5,185 hours. Respondent’s Obligation: A response is required to obtain a benefit. VerDate Sep<11>2014 00:00 Dec 21, 2018 Jkt 247001 Frequency of Collection: Once per year for the HIP Application, HIP Addendum, and TAPR workbook. Quarterly for the GPRA Reporting form. Total Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: $0. An agency may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The authority for this action is the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq). Elizabeth K. Appel, Director, Office of Regulatory Affairs and Collaborative Action—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 2018–27693 Filed 12–20–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4337–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs [190A2100DD/AAKC001030/ A0A501010.999900 253G] Rate Adjustments for Indian Irrigation Projects Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) owns or has an interest in irrigation projects located on or associated with various Indian reservations throughout the United States. We are required to establish irrigation assessment rates to recover the costs to administer, operate, maintain, and rehabilitate these projects. We request your comments on the proposed rate adjustments. DATES: Interested parties may submit comments on the proposed rate adjustments on or before February 19, 2019. ADDRESSES: All comments on the proposed rate adjustments must be in writing and addressed to: Ms. Yulan Jin, Chief, Division of Water and Power, Office of Trust Services, Mail Stop 4637–MIB, 1849 C Street NW, Washington, DC 20240, Telephone (202) 219–0941. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For details about a particular irrigation project, please use the tables in SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section to contact the regional or local office where the project is located. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The first table in this notice provides contact information for individuals who can give further information about the irrigation projects covered by this SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00093 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 notice. The second table provides the proposed rates for calendar year (CY) 2019 for Fort Hall Irrigation Project and Colorado River Indian Irrigation Project and proposed rates for CY 2020 for all irrigation projects. What is the meaning of the key terms used in this notice? In this notice: Administrative costs mean all costs we incur to administer our irrigation projects at the local project level and are a cost factor included in calculating your operation and maintenance assessment. Costs incurred at the local project level do not normally include agency, region, or central office costs unless we state otherwise in writing. Assessable acre means lands designated by us to be served by one of our irrigation projects, for which we collect assessments in order to recover costs for the provision of irrigation service. (See total assessable acres.) BIA means the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Bill means our statement to you of the assessment charges and/or fees you owe the United States for administration, operation, maintenance, and/or rehabilitation. The date we mail or hand-deliver your bill will be stated on it. Costs mean the costs we incur for administration, operation, maintenance, and rehabilitation to provide direct support or benefit to an irrigation facility. (See administrative costs, operation costs, maintenance costs, and rehabilitation costs). Customer means any person or entity to whom or to which we provide irrigation service. Due date is the date on which your bill is due and payable. This date will be stated on your bill. I, me, my, you and your mean all persons or entities that are affected by this notice. Irrigation project means a facility or portion thereof for the delivery, diversion, and storage of irrigation water that we own or have an interest in, including all appurtenant works. The term ‘‘irrigation project’’ is used interchangeably with irrigation facility, irrigation system, and irrigation area. Irrigation service means the full range of services we provide customers of our irrigation projects. This includes our activities to administer, operate, maintain, and rehabilitate our projects in order to deliver water. Maintenance costs means costs we incur to maintain and repair our irrigation projects and associated equipment and is a cost factor included E:\FR\FM\21DEN1.SGM 21DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs

[190A2100DD/AAKC001030/A0A501010.999900 253G; OMB Control Number 1076-
0184]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the 
Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Bureau of 
Indian Affairs Housing Improvement Program

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is proposing to renew an information 
collection with revisions.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
January 22, 2019.

ADDRESSES:  Send written comments on this information collection 
request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget's Desk Officer for 
the Department of the Interior by email at OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov; 
or via facsimile to (202) 395-5806. Please provide a copy of your 
comments to Mr. Les Jensen, Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1849 C Street NW, 
Mail Stop 4660, Washington, DC 20240; or by email to 
Leslie.Jensen@bia.gov. Please reference OMB Control Number 1076-0184 in 
the subject line of your comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information 
about this ICR, contact Mr. Les Jensen by email at 
Leslie.Jensen@bia.gov, or by telephone: (907) 586-7397.

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 information. This helps us assess the impact 
of our information collection requirements and minimize the public's 
reporting burden. It also helps the public understand our information 
collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired 
format.
    A Federal Register notice with a 60-day public comment period 
soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on 
August 28, 2018 (83 FR 43892). No comments were received in response to 
this notice.
    We are again soliciting comments on the proposed ICR that is 
described below. We are especially interested in public comment 
addressing the following issues: (1) Is the collection necessary to the 
proper functions of the BIA (2) will this information be processed and 
used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) 
how might the BIA enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and (5) how might the BIA minimize the 
burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use 
of information technology.
    Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of 
public record. We will include or summarize each comment in our request 
to OMB to approve this ICR. Before including your address, phone 
number, email address, or other personal

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identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your 
entire comment--including your personal identifying information--may be 
made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your 
comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public 
review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.
    Abstract: Submission of this information allows BIA to determine 
applicant eligibility for housing services based upon the criteria 
referenced in 25 CFR 256.9 (repairs and renovation assistance) and 
256.10 (replacement housing assistance). Enrolled members of federally 
recognized tribes, who live within a tribe's designated and approved 
service area, submit information on an application form. The 
information is collected on a BIA Form 6407, ``Housing Assistance 
Application,'' and includes: Applicant information; family information 
including; income information; housing information including; land 
information; general information; and an applicant certification. The 
program also seeks OMB approval for two additional collections. The 
Tribal Annual Performance Report (TAPR) Excel workbook file, is a tool 
created to simplify the process for the tribal servicing housing office 
to verify eligibility, rank, and rate each application received. The 
Government Performance Results Act (GPRA) Reporting Form is a tool 
created to simplify the process for the tribal servicing housing office 
to report the amount of administrative and construction funds spent 
each quarter of the first fiscal year after receipt of HIP funding.
    Title of Collection: Bureau of Indian Affairs Housing Improvement 
Program.
    OMB Control Number: 1076-0184.
    Form Number: BIA-6407, Tribal Annual Performance Report (TAPR) 
Excel workbook, and the Government Performance Results Act (GPRA) 
Reporting Form.
    Type of Review: Revision of currently approved collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Individuals.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 12,292 per year, on 
average.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 12,523 per year, on 
average.
    Estimated Completion Time per Response: Varies between 15 and 30 
minutes.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 5,185 hours.
    Respondent's Obligation: A response is required to obtain a 
benefit.
    Frequency of Collection: Once per year for the HIP Application, HIP 
Addendum, and TAPR workbook. Quarterly for the GPRA Reporting form.
    Total Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: $0.
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required 
to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a 
currently valid OMB control number.
    The authority for this action is the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq).

Elizabeth K. Appel,
Director, Office of Regulatory Affairs and Collaborative Action--Indian 
Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2018-27693 Filed 12-20-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4337-15-P