Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Earthquake Hazards Program Research and Monitoring, 20387 [2019-09519]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 90 / Thursday, May 9, 2019 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Geological Survey [GX.19.GG00.996.00; OMB Control Number 1028–0051/Renewal] Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Earthquake Hazards Program Research and Monitoring U.S. Geological Survey, Interior. ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment. AGENCY: 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. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before June 10, 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 USGS, 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, Earthquake Hazards Program, U.S. Geological Survey by email at jfranks@ usgs.gov, or by telephone at 703–648– 6716. You may also view the ICR at http://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAMain. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We, the USGS, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 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. A Federal Register notice with a 60day public comment period soliciting comments on this collection of jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:39 May 08, 2019 Jkt 247001 information was published on February 1, 2019, 83 FR 1199. No comments were received. 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 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. 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 USGS’s responsibility under the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act to develop earthquake hazard assessments and recording earthquake activity nationwide. Residents, emergency responders, and engineers rely on the USGS for this accurate and scientifically sound information. The 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. PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 20387 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: 350. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 350 responses in total, consisting of 250 applications and narratives and 100 annual and final 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: Required in order to receive or retain benefits. Frequency of Collection: Annually and once every two to five years. 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 authority for this action is the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501, et seq.). Trent M. Richardson, Deputy Associate Director for Natural Hazards. [FR Doc. 2019–09519 Filed 5–8–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4338–11–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs [192A2100DD/AAKC001030/ A0A501010.999900253G] Indian Child Welfare Act; Designated Tribal Agents for Service of Notice Bureau of Indians Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The regulations implementing the Indian Child Welfare Act provide that Indian Tribes may designate an agent other than the Tribal chairman for service of notice of proceedings under the Act. 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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; Submission to the 
Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; 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.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
June 10, 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 [email protected]; or 
via facsimile to (202) 395-5806. Please provide a copy of your comments 
to USGS, Information Collections Clearance Officer, 12201 Sunrise 
Valley Drive, MS 159, Reston, VA 20192; or by email to [email protected]. 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, Earthquake Hazards Program, 
U.S. Geological Survey by email at [email protected], or by telephone at 
703-648-6716. You may also view the ICR at http://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We, the USGS, in accordance with the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 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.
    A Federal Register notice with a 60-day public comment period 
soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on 
February 1, 2019, 83 FR 1199. No comments were received.
    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 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. 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 USGS's responsibility under the Earthquake Hazards Reduction 
Act to develop earthquake hazard assessments and recording earthquake 
activity nationwide. Residents, emergency responders, and engineers 
rely on the USGS for this accurate and scientifically sound 
information. The 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: 350.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 350 responses in total, 
consisting of 250 applications and narratives and 100 annual and final 
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: Required in order to receive or retain 
benefits.
    Frequency of Collection: Annually and once every two to five years.
    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 authority for this action is the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501, et seq.).

Trent M. Richardson,
Deputy Associate Director for Natural Hazards.
[FR Doc. 2019-09519 Filed 5-8-19; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4338-11-P