Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 67213 [2018-28225]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 248 / Friday, December 28, 2018 / Notices 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: December 20, 2018. Curtis M. Anderson, Acting Administrator, Rural Housing Service. [FR Doc. 2018–28226 Filed 12–27–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–XY–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Utilities Service Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Rural Utilities Service, USDA. Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Rural Utilities Service (RUS) an agency delivering the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Utilities Programs invites comments on this information collection for Review Rating Summary, RUS Form 300 which approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) will be requested. DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by February 26, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas P. Dickson, Rural Development Innovation Center—Regulatory Team 2, USDA, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, STOP 1522, Room 5164, South Building, Washington, DC 20250–1522. Telephone: (202) 690–4492. Email Thomas.dickson@usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) regulation (5 CFR 1320) implementing provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13) requires that interested members of the public and affected agencies have an opportunity to comment on information collection and recordkeeping activities (see 5 CFR 1320.8(d)). This notice identifies an information collection that RUS is submitting to OMB for extension. 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 amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:13 Dec 27, 2018 Jkt 247001 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 by any of the following methods: • Mail: Thomas P. Dickson, Rural Development Innovation Center, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., STOP 1522, Room 5164, South Building, Washington, DC 20250–1522. Telephone: (202) 690–4492. Email: Thomas.Dickson@wdc.usda.gov. • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to https://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Title: Review Rating Summary, RUS Form 300, 7 CFR part 1730. OMB Control Number: 0572–0025. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: RUS manages loan programs in accordance with the RE Act of 1936, as amended (7 U.S.C. 901 et seq.). An important part of safeguarding loan security is to see that RUS financed facilities are being responsibly used, adequately operated, and adequately maintained. Future needs must be anticipated to ensure that facilities will continue to produce revenue and loans will be repaid as required by the RUS mortgage. A periodic operations and maintenance (O&M) review, using the RUS Form 300, in accordance with 7 CFR part 1730, is an effective means for RUS to determine whether the Borrower’s systems are being properly operated and maintained, thereby protecting the loan collateral. The O&M review is also used to rate facilities and can be used for appraisals of collateral as prescribed by OMB Circular A–129, Policies for Federal Credit Programs and Non-Taxable Receivables. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 4 hours per response. Respondents: Not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Number of Respondents: 217. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 868. Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Robin M. Jones, Innovation Center, at (202) 772–1172, Email: robin.m.jones@wdc.usda.gov. 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. PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 67213 Dated: December 19, 2018. Bette B. Brand, Acting Administrator, Rural Utilities Service. [FR Doc. 2018–28225 Filed 12–27–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–15–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act. Agency: U.S. Census Bureau. Title: 2020 Census. The initial Federal Register Notice (‘‘2020 Census,’’ June 8, 2018, Vol. 83, Number 111, pp. 26643–26653, FR Doc No.: 2018–12365) described the 2020 Census in full. Approval for the 2020 Census is being sought from OMB in phases. The first phase of approval was for the 2020 Census Address Canvassing operation only, which was described in Federal Register Notice ‘‘2020 Census,’’ October 2, 2018 (Vol. 83, No. 191, pp. 49535–49539, FR Doc No.: 2018–21386). Address Canvassing creates the address list for the census and precedes census enumeration data collection. The remaining operations scoped for the 2020 Census data collection will be described below in this Federal Register Notice for an additional 30-day comment period; the full census description will be considered as a substantive change to the approved OMB materials. OMB Control Number: 0607–1006. Form Number(s): D–CN(E/S) (included with Address Canvassing approval), D–Q, D–Q(E/S), D–Q–GE, D– Q–GE(S), D–Q–UL, D–Q–UL(E/S), D–Q– TL, D–Q–TL(S), D–Q–UE, D–Q–RA, D– Q–TLRA, D–Q–GERA, D–Q–MV, D–CQ– TL, D–CQ–TL(S), D–CQ–UE, D–CQ–RA, D–CQ–TLRA, D–Q–AS, D–Q–MI, D–Q– GU, D–Q–VI, D–Q–VI(S), D–CQ–AS, D– CQ–MI, D–CQ–GU, D–CQ–VI, D–CQ– VI(S), D–Q–GE–AS, D–Q–GE–MI, D–Q– GE–GU, D–Q–GE–VI, D–Q–GE–VI(S), D–Q–ULPR(E/S), D–Q–GEPR, D–Q– GEPR(S), D–Q–PR(E/S), D–Q–TLPR, D– Q–TLPR(S), D–CQ–TLPR. D–CQ– TLPR(S). Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection. Number of Respondents: 180,962,929 for all operations in the 2020 Census. The total represents an addition from what was outlined in the previous Federal Register Notice due to the addition of an address collection period for a Group Quarters function. E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Rural Utilities Service


Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

AGENCY: Rural Utilities Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
Rural Utilities Service (RUS) an agency delivering the U.S. Department 
of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Utilities Programs invites 
comments on this information collection for Review Rating Summary, RUS 
Form 300 which approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
will be requested.

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by February 26, 2019.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas P. Dickson, Rural Development 
Innovation Center--Regulatory Team 2, USDA, 1400 Independence Avenue 
SW, STOP 1522, Room 5164, South Building, Washington, DC 20250-1522. 
Telephone: (202) 690-4492. Email Thomas.dickson@usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) 
regulation (5 CFR 1320) implementing provisions of the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13) requires that interested members 
of the public and affected agencies have an opportunity to comment on 
information collection and recordkeeping activities (see 5 CFR 
1320.8(d)). This notice identifies an information collection that RUS 
is submitting to OMB for extension.
    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 by any of the following methods:
     Mail: Thomas P. Dickson, Rural Development Innovation 
Center, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., STOP 1522, Room 5164, South 
Building, Washington, DC 20250-1522. Telephone: (202) 690-4492. Email: 
Thomas.Dickson@wdc.usda.gov.
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to https://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
    Title: Review Rating Summary, RUS Form 300, 7 CFR part 1730.
    OMB Control Number: 0572-0025.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information 
collection.
    Abstract: RUS manages loan programs in accordance with the RE Act 
of 1936, as amended (7 U.S.C. 901 et seq.). An important part of 
safeguarding loan security is to see that RUS financed facilities are 
being responsibly used, adequately operated, and adequately maintained. 
Future needs must be anticipated to ensure that facilities will 
continue to produce revenue and loans will be repaid as required by the 
RUS mortgage. A periodic operations and maintenance (O&M) review, using 
the RUS Form 300, in accordance with 7 CFR part 1730, is an effective 
means for RUS to determine whether the Borrower's systems are being 
properly operated and maintained, thereby protecting the loan 
collateral. The O&M review is also used to rate facilities and can be 
used for appraisals of collateral as prescribed by OMB Circular A-129, 
Policies for Federal Credit Programs and Non-Taxable Receivables.
    Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of 
information is estimated to average 4 hours per response.
    Respondents: Not-for-profit institutions.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 217.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 868.
    Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Robin M. 
Jones, Innovation Center, at (202) 772-1172, Email: 
robin.m.jones@wdc.usda.gov.
    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: December 19, 2018.
Bette B. Brand,
Acting Administrator, Rural Utilities Service.
[FR Doc. 2018-28225 Filed 12-27-18; 8:45 am]
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