Agency Information Collection Activities; Earthquake Hazards Program Research and Monitoring, 1199-1200 [2019-00607]

Download as PDF 1199 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 22 / Friday, February 1, 2019 / Notices Annual number of respondents Requirement Total annual responses Completion time per response (minutes) Total annual burden hours * 3–177 Hard Copy—Upon Export (and accompanying documents) Individuals ........................................................................................................ Private Sector .................................................................................................. Government ..................................................................................................... 442 96 0 523 731 0 15 15 15 131 183 0 Subtotals: .................................................................................................. 538 1,254 ........................ 314 3–177 eDecs/ACE—Upon Import (and Accompanying Documents) Individuals ........................................................................................................ Private Sector .................................................................................................. Government ..................................................................................................... 1,054 5,968 2 22,455 114,812 139 10 10 10 3,743 19,135 23 Subtotals: .................................................................................................. 7,024 137,406 ........................ 22,901 3–177 eDecs—Upon Export (and Accompanying Documents) Individuals ........................................................................................................ Private Sector .................................................................................................. Government ..................................................................................................... 449 1,373 2 2,114 32,952 109 10 10 10 352 5,492 18 Subtotals: .................................................................................................. 1,824 35,175 ........................ 5,863 1 586 500,000 1 8,333 eDecs—Confirmation Number (Automated Export System (AES)) Private Sector .................................................................................................. 1,824 35,175 Automated Commercial Environment (ACE)/AES Disclaimer (and Accompanying Documents) Private Sector .................................................................................................. 5,000 eDecs—Fee Exemption Certification Private Sector .................................................................................................. 33 2,221 1 37 Total .......................................................................................................... 21,841 718,462 ........................ 39,841 * Rounded. 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.). Dated: January 29, 2019. Madonna Baucum, Information Collection Clearance Officer, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. [FR Doc. 2019–00622 Filed 1–31–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4333–15–P Notice of information collection; request for comment. ACTION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an information collection as part of our continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden. This collection is set to expire on April 30, 2019. SUMMARY: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before April 2, 2019. DATES: Send your comments on the information collection request (ICR) by mail to the U.S. Geological Survey, Information Collections Clearance Officer, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, MS 159, Reston, VA 20192; or by email to gs-info_collections@usgs.gov. Please reference OMB Control Number 1028– 0051 in the subject line of your comments. ADDRESSES: DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Geological Survey [GX.19.GG00.996.00 OMB Control Number 1028–0051/Renewal] Agency Information Collection Activities; Earthquake Hazards Program Research and Monitoring AGENCY: U.S. Geological Survey, Interior. VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:23 Jan 31, 2019 Jkt 247001 To request additional information about this ICR, contact Jill M. Franks, by email FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00153 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 at jfranks@usgs.gov or by telephone at 703–648–6716. 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 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. 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 E:\FR\FM\01FEN1.SGM 01FEN1 1200 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 22 / Friday, February 1, 2019 / Notices 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: Research and monitoring findings are essential to fulfilling the U.S. Geological Survey’s (USGS) responsibility under the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act to develop earthquake hazard assessments and record earthquake activity nationwide. Residents, emergency responders, and engineers rely on the USGS for this accurate and scientifically sound information. The USGS Earthquake Hazards Program funds external investigators to carry out these important activities. In response to our Program Announcements, investigators submit proposals for research and monitoring activities on earthquake hazard assessments, earthquake causes and effects, and earthquake monitoring. This information is used as the basis for selection and award of projects meeting the USGS’s Earthquake Hazards Program objectives. Final reports of research and monitoring findings are required for each funded proposal; annual progress reports are required for awards of a two- to five-year duration. Final reports are made available to the public at the website http:// earthquake.usgs.gov/research/external/. Title of Collection: Earthquake Hazards Program Research and Monitoring. OMB Control Number: 1028–0051. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Research scientists, engineers, and the general public. Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 370. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 370 in total, consisting of 250 applications and narratives and 120 final and annual reports. Estimated Completion Time per Response: 45 hours per proposal VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:23 Jan 31, 2019 Jkt 247001 application response and 12 hours per final or annual progress report. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 12,450 (11,250 hours per application and 1,200 hours per final or annual progress report). Respondent’s Obligation: Final reports of research and monitoring findings are required to obtain future awards. Annual progress reports for multi-year awards are required to obtain funding for the following year. Frequency of Collection: Final reports are required once at the end of the awards period of performance. Progress reports are required annually for awards of a two- to five-year duration. Total Estimated Annual Non-hour Burden Cost: There are no ‘‘non-hour cost’’ burdens associated with this IC. 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.). Trent Richardson, Deputy Associate Director, Natural Hazards Mission Area. [FR Doc. 2019–00607 Filed 1–31–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4338–11–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Indian Entities Recognized by and Eligible To Receive Services From the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice publishes the current list of 573 Tribal entities recognized by and eligible for funding and services from the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) by virtue of their status as Indian Tribes. The list is updated from the notice published on July 23, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Laurel Iron Cloud, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Division of Tribal Government Services, Mail Stop 3645–MIB, 1849 C Street NW, Washington, DC 20240. Telephone number: (202) 513–7641. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice is published pursuant to Section 104 of the Act of November 2, 1994 (Pub. L. 103–454; 108 Stat. 4791, 4792), and in exercise of authority delegated to the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs under 25 U.S.C. 2 and 9 and 209 DM 8. Published below is an updated list of federally acknowledged Indian Tribes in SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00154 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the contiguous 48 states and Alaska. Amendments to the list include formatting edits, name changes, and name corrections. The list is updated from the notice published on July 23, 2018 (83 FR 34863). To aid in identifying Tribal name changes and corrections, the Tribe’s previously listed or former name is included in parentheses after the correct current Tribal name. We will continue to list the Tribe’s former or previously listed name for several years before dropping the former or previously listed name from the list. The listed Indian entities are acknowledged to have the immunities and privileges available to federally recognized Indian Tribes by virtue of their government-to-government relationship with the United States as well as the responsibilities, powers, limitations, and obligations of such Tribes. We have continued the practice of listing the Alaska Native entities separately for the purpose of facilitating identification of them. Dated: December 20, 2018. Tara Sweeney, Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs. Indian Tribal Entities Within the Contiguous 48 States Recognized by and Eligible To Receive Services From the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs Absentee-Shawnee Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians of the Agua Caliente Indian Reservation, California Ak-Chin Indian Community (previously listed as the Ak Chin Indian Community of the Maricopa (Ak Chin) Indian Reservation, Arizona) Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas (previously listed as the AlabamaCoushatta Tribes of Texas) Alabama-Quassarte Tribal Town Alturas Indian Rancheria, California Apache Tribe of Oklahoma Arapaho Tribe of the Wind River Reservation, Wyoming Aroostook Band of Micmacs (previously listed as the Aroostook Band of Micmac Indians) Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation, Montana Augustine Band of Cahuilla Indians, California (previously listed as the Augustine Band of Cahuilla Mission Indians of the Augustine Reservation) Bad River Band of the Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians of the Bad River Reservation, Wisconsin Bay Mills Indian Community, Michigan Bear River Band of the Rohnerville Rancheria, California E:\FR\FM\01FEN1.SGM 01FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 22 (Friday, February 1, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 1199-1200]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-00607]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Geological Survey

[GX.19.GG00.996.00 OMB Control Number 1028-0051/Renewal]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Earthquake Hazards 
Program Research and Monitoring

AGENCY: U.S. Geological Survey, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, 
the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an information 
collection as part of our continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and 
respondent burden. This collection is set to expire on April 30, 2019.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
April 2, 2019.

ADDRESSES: Send your comments on the information collection request 
(ICR) by mail to the U.S. Geological Survey, Information Collections 
Clearance Officer, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, MS 159, Reston, VA 
20192; or by email to gs-info_collections@usgs.gov. Please reference 
OMB Control Number 1028-0051 in the subject line of your comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information 
about this ICR, contact Jill M. Franks, by email at jfranks@usgs.gov or 
by telephone at 703-648-6716.

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 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.
    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

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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: Research and monitoring findings are essential to 
fulfilling the U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS) responsibility under the 
Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act to develop earthquake hazard 
assessments and record earthquake activity nationwide. Residents, 
emergency responders, and engineers rely on the USGS for this accurate 
and scientifically sound information. The USGS Earthquake Hazards 
Program funds external investigators to carry out these important 
activities. In response to our Program Announcements, investigators 
submit proposals for research and monitoring activities on earthquake 
hazard assessments, earthquake causes and effects, and earthquake 
monitoring. This information is used as the basis for selection and 
award of projects meeting the USGS's Earthquake Hazards Program 
objectives. Final reports of research and monitoring findings are 
required for each funded proposal; annual progress reports are required 
for awards of a two- to five-year duration. Final reports are made 
available to the public at the website http://earthquake.usgs.gov/research/external/.
    Title of Collection: Earthquake Hazards Program Research and 
Monitoring.
    OMB Control Number: 1028-0051.
    Form Number: None.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Research scientists, engineers, and 
the general public.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 370.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 370 in total, 
consisting of 250 applications and narratives and 120 final and annual 
reports.
    Estimated Completion Time per Response: 45 hours per proposal 
application response and 12 hours per final or annual progress report.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 12,450 (11,250 hours 
per application and 1,200 hours per final or annual progress report).
    Respondent's Obligation: Final reports of research and monitoring 
findings are required to obtain future awards. Annual progress reports 
for multi-year awards are required to obtain funding for the following 
year.
    Frequency of Collection: Final reports are required once at the end 
of the awards period of performance. Progress reports are required 
annually for awards of a two- to five-year duration.
    Total Estimated Annual Non-hour Burden Cost: There are no ``non-
hour cost'' burdens associated with this IC.
    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.).

Trent Richardson,
Deputy Associate Director, Natural Hazards Mission Area.
[FR Doc. 2019-00607 Filed 1-31-19; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4338-11-P