Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection for the Weatherization Assistance Program, 52079-52080 [2019-21296]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 190 / Tuesday, October 1, 2019 / Notices helps the public understand the Department’s information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. ED is soliciting comments on the proposed information collection request (ICR) that is described below. The Department of Education is especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection necessary to the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Please note that written comments received in response to this notice will be considered public records. Title of Collection: FY 2020 Child Care Access Means Parents in School Application Package 84.335A. OMB Control Number: 1840–0737. Type of Review: An extension of an existing information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Private Sector Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 350. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 8,750. Abstract: The Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) Application requests information from applicants during the competitive phase. The information collected is reviewed by non-federal reviewers to determine which applicants meet the eligibility criteria to be awarded funds under the CCAMPIS Program to assist awardees with subsidizing the child care fees of qualifying student-parents enrolled at the awarded institution. Dated: September 26, 2019. Kate Mullan, PRA Coordinator, Information Collection Clearance Program, Information Management Branch, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–21251 Filed 9–30–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES Bonneville Power Administration Availability of the Bonneville Purchasing Instructions (BPI) and Bonneville Financial Assistance Instructions (BFAI) Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), Department of Energy (DOE). AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:10 Sep 30, 2019 Jkt 250001 ACTION: Notice of document availability. Copies of the Bonneville Purchasing Instructions (BPI), which contain the policy and establish the procedures that BPA uses in the solicitation, award, and administration of its purchases of goods and services, including construction, are available in printed form or at the following internet address: http://www.bpa.gov/goto/BPI. Copies of the Bonneville Financial Assistance Instructions (BFAI), which contain the policy and establish the procedures that BPA uses in the solicitation, award, and administration of financial assistance instruments (principally grants and cooperative agreements), are available in printed form or available at the following internet address: http://www.bpa.gov/ goto/BFAI. ADDRESSES: Unbound copies of the BPI or BFAI may be obtained by sending a request to the Head of the Contracting Activity, Routing CGP–7, Bonneville Power Administration, P.O. Box 3621, Portland, Oregon 97208–3621. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nicholas M. Jenkins, Head of the Contracting Activity; direct telephone (503) 230–5498; or email nmjenkins@ bpa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: BPA was established in 1937 as a Federal Power Marketing Agency in the Pacific Northwest. BPA operations are financed from rate payer revenues rather than annual appropriations. BPA’s purchasing operations are conducted under 16 U.S.C. 832 et seq. and related statutes. Pursuant to these special authorities, the BPI is promulgated as a statement of purchasing policy and as a body of interpretative regulations governing the conduct of BPA purchasing activities, and reflects BPA’s private sector approach to purchasing the goods and services that it requires. BPA’s financial assistance operations are conducted under 16 U.S.C. 832 et seq. and 16 U.S.C. 839 et seq. The BFAI express BPA’s financial assistance policy. The BFAI also comprise BPA’s rules governing implementation of the principles set forth in 2 CFR part 200. BPA’s solicitations and contracts include notice of applicability and availability of the BPI and the BFAI, as appropriate, for offerors to obtain information on particular purchases or financial assistance transactions. SUMMARY: Signed in Portland, Oregon, on September 20, 2019. Nicholas M. Jenkins, Manager, Purchasing/Property Governance. [FR Doc. 2019–21295 Filed 9–30–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 52079 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection for the Weatherization Assistance Program Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department of Energy (DOE), pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, intends to extend for three years a currently approved collection of information with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The information collection request, Weatherization Assistance Program, was previously approved on February 28, 2017 under OMB Control No. 1910–5127 and its current expiration date is February 29, 2020. DATES: Comments regarding this collection must be received on or before December 2, 2019. If you anticipate difficulty in submitting comments within that period, contact the person listed below as soon as possible. ADDRESSES: Written comments may be sent to Christine Askew, EE–5W, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC 20585 or by email at Christine.Askew@ee.doe.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Christine Askew, EE–5W, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC 20585 at (202) 586–8224 or by email at Christine.Askew@ee.doe.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the extended collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall 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 respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. This information collection request contains: (1) OMB No.: 1910– 5127; (2) Information Collection Request Title: ‘‘Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP)’’; (3) Type of Review: E:\FR\FM\01OCN1.SGM 01OCN1 52080 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 190 / Tuesday, October 1, 2019 / Notices Extension of a Currently Approved Collection; (4) Purpose: To collect information on the status of grantee activities, expenditures, and results, to ensure that program funds are being used appropriately, effectively and expeditiously; (5) Annual Estimated Number of Respondents: 57; (6) Annual Estimated Number of Total Responses: 513; (7) Annual Estimated Number of Burden Hours: 1140; (8) Annual Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping Cost Burden: 0. Statutory Authority: Title 42, Chapter 81, Subchapter III, Part A of the United States Code (U.S.C.), (42 U.S.C. 6867(a)). Issued in Washington, DC, September 12, 2019. AnnaMaria Garcia, Director, Office of Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy. [FR Doc. 2019–21296 Filed 9–30–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. IC19–45–000] Commission Information Collection Activities (FERC Form 580) Comment Request; Extension Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. ACTION: Notice of information collection and request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In compliance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission or FERC) is soliciting public comment on the currently approved information collection, FERC Form 580 (Interrogatory on Fuel and Energy Purchase Practices Pursuant to Section 205 of the Federal Power Act). DATES: Comments on the collection of information are due December 2, 2019. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments (identified by Docket No. IC19–45–000) by either of the following methods: • eFiling at Commission’s website: http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ efiling.asp • Mail/Hand Delivery/Courier: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Secretary of the Commission, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426. Instructions: All submissions must be formatted and filed in accordance with submission guidelines at: http:// www.ferc.gov/help/submissionguide.asp. For user assistance, contact FERC Online Support by email at ferconlinesupport@ferc.gov, or by phone at: (866) 208–3676 (toll-free), or (202) 502–8659 for TTY. Docket: Users interested in receiving automatic notification of activity in this docket or in viewing/downloading comments and issuances in this docket may do so at http://www.ferc.gov/docsfiling/docs-filing.asp. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ellen Brown may be reached by email at DataClearance@FERC.gov, telephone at (202) 502–8663, and fax at (202) 273– 0873. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: FERC Form 580, (Interrogatory on Fuel and Energy Purchase Practices Pursuant to Section 205 of the Federal Power Act). OMB Control No.: 1902–0137. Type of Request: Three-year extension of the FERC Form 580 with no changes to the current reporting requirements. Abstract: The Commission collects FERC Form 580 information every other year as required under Section 205(f)(2) of the FPA as amended by Section 208 of the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 (PURPA). The Commission uses the information collected through the FERC Form 580 interrogatory to review utility purchase and cost recovery practices through automatic adjustment clauses (AACs) in order to ensure efficient use of resources.1 The Commission uses the information to evaluate costs in individual rate filings and to supplement periodic utility audits. The public also uses the information in this manner. Without the FERC Form 580 interrogatory, the Commission would not have the requisite information available to conduct the necessary review the FPA mandates. Type of Respondents: The filing must be submitted by all FERC-jurisdictional utilities owning and/or operating at least one steam-electric generating station of 50 MW or greater capacity or having a majority ownership interest in a jointly-owned steam-electric generating station of at least 50 MW. A jurisdictional utility without a costbased tariff on file with the Commission is not required to file the form. Estimate of Annual Burden.2 The Commission estimates the annual 3 public reporting burden and cost 4 for the information collection as: FERC FORM 580 (INTERROGATORY ON FUEL AND ENERGY PURCHASE PRACTICES PURSUANT TO SECTION 205 OF THE FEDERAL POWER ACT) Number of respondents Annual number of responses per respondent Total number of responses Average burden and cost per response Total annual burden hours and total annual cost Annual cost per respondent ($) (1) (2) (1) * (2) = (3) (4) (3) * (4) = (5) (5) ÷ (1) Respondents with FACs 5. Respondents with AACs, but no FACs. Respondents with no AACs nor FACs. jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES Total ...................... 29 0.5 14.5 103 hrs.; $8,240 ... 1,493.5 hrs.; $119,480.00 .. $4,120.00 9 0.5 4.5 20 hrs.; $1,600 ..... 90 hrs.; $7,200.00 .............. 800 28 0.5 14 2 hrs.; $160 .......... 28 hrs.; $2,240.00 .............. 80.00 ........................ ........................ 33 .............................. 1,611.5 hrs.; $128,920.00 .. ........................ 1 By using the data in FERC Form 580, the Commission is able to review utility purchase and cost recovery practices and ensure the resources are in compliance with Commission regulations in 18 CFR 35.14 2 Burden is defined as the total time, effort, or financial resources expended by persons to VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:10 Sep 30, 2019 Jkt 250001 generate, maintain, retain, or disclose or provide information to or for a federal agency. See 5 CFR 1320 for additional information on the definition of information collection burden. 3 The FERC Form 580 interrogatory is conducted every two years. PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 4 The estimates for cost per response are derived using the 2019 FERC average salary plus benefits of $167,091/year (or $80.00/hour). Commission staff finds that the work done on this information collection is typically done by wage categories like those at FERC. E:\FR\FM\01OCN1.SGM 01OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 190 (Tuesday, October 1, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 52079-52080]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-21296]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY


Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection for the 
Weatherization Assistance Program

AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. 
Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Energy (DOE), pursuant to the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995, intends to extend for three years a currently 
approved collection of information with the Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB). The information collection request, Weatherization 
Assistance Program, was previously approved on February 28, 2017 under 
OMB Control No. 1910-5127 and its current expiration date is February 
29, 2020.

DATES: Comments regarding this collection must be received on or before 
December 2, 2019. If you anticipate difficulty in submitting comments 
within that period, contact the person listed below as soon as 
possible.

ADDRESSES: Written comments may be sent to Christine Askew, EE-5W, U.S. 
Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC 20585 
or by email at [email protected].

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should 
be directed to Christine Askew, EE-5W, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 
Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC 20585 at (202) 586-8224 or by 
email at [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the 
extended collection of information is necessary for the proper 
performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the 
information shall 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 respondents, including through the use of 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology. This information collection request contains: (1) OMB No.: 
1910-5127; (2) Information Collection Request Title: ``Weatherization 
Assistance Program (WAP)''; (3) Type of Review:

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Extension of a Currently Approved Collection; (4) Purpose: To collect 
information on the status of grantee activities, expenditures, and 
results, to ensure that program funds are being used appropriately, 
effectively and expeditiously; (5) Annual Estimated Number of 
Respondents: 57; (6) Annual Estimated Number of Total Responses: 513; 
(7) Annual Estimated Number of Burden Hours: 1140; (8) Annual Estimated 
Reporting and Recordkeeping Cost Burden: 0.

    Statutory Authority: Title 42, Chapter 81, Subchapter III, Part 
A of the United States Code (U.S.C.), (42 U.S.C. 6867(a)).

    Issued in Washington, DC, September 12, 2019.
AnnaMaria Garcia,
Director, Office of Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program, 
Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of 
Energy.
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