Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 22106-22107 [2019-10192]

Download as PDF khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES 22106 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 95 / Thursday, May 16, 2019 / Notices Assistance and Training (TAT) is a competitive grant program, which RHS administers. Section 306 of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act (CONACT), was amended by Section 6006 of the Agriculture Act of 2014 to establish the Community Facilities Technical Assistance and Training Grant. Section 6006 authorized grants be made to public bodies and private nonprofit corporations (including Indian Tribes) that will serve rural areas for the purpose of enabling the grantees to provide to associations technical assistance and training with respect to essential community facilities authorized under Section 306(a)(1) of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act. Grants can be made for 100 percent of the cost of assistance. DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by July 15, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas P. Dickson, Rural Development Innovation Center—Regulatory Team 2, USDA, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, STOP 1522, Room 4233, 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 RHS is submitting to OMB for revision. 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, VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:22 May 15, 2019 Jkt 247001 Room 4233, 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: 7 CFR 3570 Community Facilities Technical Assistance and Training Grant Program. OMB Control Number: 0575–0198. Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: The Community Facilities Technical Assistance and Training (TAT) is a competitive grant program which the Rural Housing Service (RHS) administers. Section 306 of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act (CONACT), 7 U.S.C. 1926, was amended by Section 6006 of the Agriculture Act of 2014 (Pub. L. 113–79) to establish the Community Facilities Technical Assistance and Training Grant. Section 6006 authorized grants be made to public bodies and private nonprofit corporations (including Indian Tribes) that will serve rural areas for the purpose of enabling the grantees to provide to associations technical assistance and training with respect to essential community facilities authorized under Section 306(a)(1) of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act (7 U.S.C. 1926(a)). Grants can be made for 100 percent of the cost of assistance. Need and Use of the Information: Eligible entities receive TAT grants to help small rural communities or areas identify and solve problems relating to essential community facilities. The grant recipients may provide technical assistance to public bodies and private nonprofit corporations. Applicants applying for TAT grants must submit an application, which includes an application form, narrative proposal, various other forms, certifications, and supplemental information. The Rural Development State Offices and the RHS National Office staff will use the information collected to determine applicant eligibility, project feasibility, and the applicant’s ability to meet the grant and regulatory requirements. Failure to collect proper information could result in improper determinations of eligibility or improper use of funds. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 1 hour per response. Respondents: Not-for-Profit Institutions, Public Bodies and Tribal Organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 51. PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 1,397. 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. Richard A. Davis, Acting Administrator, Rural Housing Service. [FR Doc. 2019–10156 Filed 5–15–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–XY–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Utilities Service Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Rural Utilities Service, USDA. Notice; request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the United States Department of Agriculture’s Rural Utilities Service (RUS), invites comments on this information collection for which the Agency intends to request approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by July 15, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas P. Dickson, Rural Development Innovation Center—Regulatory Team 2, USDA, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, STOP 1522, 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 of an existing collection. 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\16MYN1.SGM 16MYN1 khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 95 / Thursday, May 16, 2019 / Notices 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 to: Thomas P. Dickson, Rural Development Innovation Center—Regulatory Team 2, USDA, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, STOP 1522, South Building, Washington, DC 20250–1522. Telephone: (202) 690–4492. Email: thomas.dickson@usda.gov. Title: Rural Energy Savings Program (RESP). OMB Control Number: 0572–0151. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: The USDA, through the RUS, provides RESP loans to Eligible entities that agree to, in turn, make loans to Qualified consumers such as rural families and small businesses for energy efficiency measures and costeffective renewable energy or energy storage systems. These loans are made available under the authority of Section 6407 of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002, as amended, (Section 6407) and Title VII, Section 741 of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018. Eligible Energy efficiency measures must be for or at a property or properties served by a RESP borrower, using commercially available technologies that would allow Qualified consumers to decrease their energy use or costs through cost-effective measures including structural improvements to the structure. Loans made by RESP borrowers under this program may be repaid through charges added to the Qualified consumer’s bill for the property or properties for, or at which, energy efficiencies are or will be implemented. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 6.32 hour per response. Respondents: Non-profit institutions. Estimated Number of Respondents: 33. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 225. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 6.8. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 1,422 Hours. Copies of this information collection can be obtained from MaryPat Daskal, Management Analyst, Rural VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:22 May 15, 2019 Jkt 247001 Development Innovation Center— Regulatory Team 2, USDA, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, STOP 1522, South Building, Washington, DC 20250– 1522. Telephone: (202) 720–7853. Email: MaryPat.Daskal@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. Chad Rupe, Acting Administrator, Rural Utilities Service. [FR Doc. 2019–10192 Filed 5–15–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–15–P COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS Agenda and Notice of Public Meeting of the Colorado Advisory Committee Commission on Civil Rights. Announcement of planning meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (Commission), and the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) that a meeting of the Colorado Advisory Committee to the Commission will convene by conference call at 2:00 p.m. (MDT) on Friday, June 14, 2019. The purpose of the meeting is to review and vote on the draft report on the naturalization backlog and decide next steps for the report. An update on the potential to hold a community forum will also be provided. DATES: Friday, June 14, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. (MDT). Public Call-In Information: Conference call number: 1–800–682– 0995 and conference call ID: 7996743. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Evelyn Bohor, ebohor@usccr.gov or by phone at 303–866–1040. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Interested members of the public may listen to the discussion by calling the following tollfree conference call number: 1–800– 682–0995 and conference call ID: 7996743. Please be advised that, before being placed into the conference call, the conference call operator will ask callers to provide their names, their organizational affiliations (if any), and email addresses (so that callers may be notified of future meetings). Callers can expect to incur charges for calls they initiate over wireless lines, and the Commission will not refund any incurred charges. Callers will incur no charge for calls they initiate over landline connections to the toll-free telephone number provided. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 22107 Persons with hearing impairments may also follow the discussion by first calling the Federal Relay Service at 1–800–877–8339 and providing the operator with the toll-free conference call number: 1–800–682–0995 and conference call 7996743. Members of the public are invited to make statements during the open comment period of the meeting or submit written comments. The comments must be received in the regional office approximately 30 days after each scheduled meeting. Written comments may be mailed to the Rocky Mountain Regional Office, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 1961 Stout Street, Suite 13–201, Denver, CO 80294, faxed to (303) 866–1040, or emailed to Evelyn Bohor at ebohor@usccr.gov. Persons who desire additional information may contact the Rocky Mountain Regional Office at (303) 866– 1040. Records and documents discussed during the meeting will be available for public viewing as they become available at https://gsageo.force.com/FACA/FACA PublicViewCommitteeDetails?id= a10t0000001gzksAAA; click the ‘‘Meeting Details’’ and ‘‘Documents’’ links. Records generated from this meeting may also be inspected and reproduced at the Rocky Mountain Regional Office, as they become available, both before and after the meeting. Persons interested in the work of this advisory committee are advised to go to the Commission’s website, www.usccr.gov, or to contact the Rocky Mountain Regional Office at the above phone number, email or street address. Agenda: Friday, June 14, 2019; 2:00 p.m. (MDT) I. Roll Call II. Discuss and Vote on Report: Naturalization Backlog III. Next Steps for the Report IV. Community Forum Update V. Other Business VI. Open Comment VII. Adjournment Dated: May 13, 2019. David Mussatt, Supervisory Chief, Regional Programs Unit. [FR Doc. 2019–10180 Filed 5–15–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS Agenda and Notice of Public Meeting of the Rhode Island Advisory Committee Commission on Civil Rights. Announcement of meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: E:\FR\FM\16MYN1.SGM 16MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 95 (Thursday, May 16, 2019)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-10192]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Rural Utilities Service


Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

AGENCY: Rural Utilities Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice; request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
United States Department of Agriculture's Rural Utilities Service 
(RUS), invites comments on this information collection for which the 
Agency intends to request approval from the Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB).

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by July 15, 2019.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas P. Dickson, Rural Development 
Innovation Center--Regulatory Team 2, USDA, 1400 Independence Avenue 
SW, STOP 1522, South Building, Washington, DC 20250-1522. Telephone: 
(202) 690-4492. Email [email protected].

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 of an existing collection. 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

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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 to: Thomas P. Dickson, Rural Development 
Innovation Center--Regulatory Team 2, USDA, 1400 Independence Avenue 
SW, STOP 1522, South Building, Washington, DC 20250-1522. Telephone: 
(202) 690-4492. Email: [email protected].
    Title: Rural Energy Savings Program (RESP).
    OMB Control Number: 0572-0151.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information 
collection.
    Abstract: The USDA, through the RUS, provides RESP loans to 
Eligible entities that agree to, in turn, make loans to Qualified 
consumers such as rural families and small businesses for energy 
efficiency measures and cost-effective renewable energy or energy 
storage systems. These loans are made available under the authority of 
Section 6407 of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002, as 
amended, (Section 6407) and Title VII, Section 741 of the Consolidated 
Appropriations Act, 2018. Eligible Energy efficiency measures must be 
for or at a property or properties served by a RESP borrower, using 
commercially available technologies that would allow Qualified 
consumers to decrease their energy use or costs through cost-effective 
measures including structural improvements to the structure. Loans made 
by RESP borrowers under this program may be repaid through charges 
added to the Qualified consumer's bill for the property or properties 
for, or at which, energy efficiencies are or will be implemented.
    Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of 
information is estimated to average 6.32 hour per response.
    Respondents: Non-profit institutions.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 33.
    Estimated Total Annual Responses: 225.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 6.8.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 1,422 Hours.
    Copies of this information collection can be obtained from MaryPat 
Daskal, Management Analyst, Rural Development Innovation Center--
Regulatory Team 2, USDA, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, STOP 1522, South 
Building, Washington, DC 20250-1522. Telephone: (202) 720-7853. Email: 
[email protected].
    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.

Chad Rupe,
Acting Administrator, Rural Utilities Service.
[FR Doc. 2019-10192 Filed 5-15-19; 8:45 am]
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