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Download as PDF 58408 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 211 / Thursday, October 31, 2019 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–7014–N–28] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Mortgage Insurance Termination Application for Premium Refund or Distributive Share Payment Office of the Assistant Secretary for Housing—Federal Housing Commissioner, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: HUD is seeking approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, HUD is requesting comment from all interested parties on the proposed collection of information. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment. DATES: Comments Due Date: December 30, 2019. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB Control Number and should be sent to: Colette Pollard, Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW, Room 4176, Washington, DC 20410–5000; telephone 202–402–3400 (this is not a toll-free number) or email at Colette.Pollard@hud.gov for a copy of SUMMARY: the proposed forms or other available information. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the tollfree Federal Relay Service at (800) 877– 8339. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colette Pollard, Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW, Washington, DC 20410; email Colette Pollard at Colette.Pollard@ hud.gov or telephone 202–402–3400. This is not a toll-free number. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Pollard. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: servicing mortgagees to comply with HUD requirements for reporting termination of FHA mortgage insurance. This information is used whenever FHA mortgage insurance is terminated and no claim for insurance benefits will be filed. This information is submitted on via the internet or EDI and is used to directly pay eligible homeowners. This condition occurs when the form passes the criteria of certain system edits. As the result the system generates a disbursement to the eligible homeowner for the refund consisting of the unused portion of the paid premium. The collection information required is used to update HUD’s Single Family Insurance System. The billing of mortgage insurance premiums is discontinued as a result of the transaction. Without this information the premium collection/monitoring function would be severely impeded A. Overview of Information Collection and program data would be unreliable. Title of Information Collection: Under streamline III when the form is Mortgage Insurance Termination processed and but does not pass the Application for Premium Refund or series of edits the system generates in Distributive Share Payment. OMB Approval Number: OMB–2502– these cases the Application for Premium Refund or Distributive Share Payment to 0414. the homeowner to be completed and Type of Request: Extension. returned to HUD for further processing Form Number: Mortgage Insurance Termination is submitted electronically. for the refund. In general, a Premium Refund is the difference between the Application for Premium Refund or Distributive Share Form HUD–27050–B. amount of prepaid premium and the amount of the premium that has been Description of the need for the information and proposed use: Mortgage earned by HUD up to the time the mortgage is terminated. Insurance Termination is used by Number of respondents Information collection Total annual responses Hours per response Total annual hours Mortgage Insurance Termination HUD–27050–A ............... Application for Premium Refund or Distributive Share HUD–27050–B. 6,000 20,000 Varies .......... 1 .................. 675,000 20,000 .08 .25 54,000 5,000 Totals ............................................................................... 26,000 ..................... 695,000 ........................ 59,000 B. Solicitation of Public Comment khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Frequency of response This notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affected parties concerning the collection of information described in Section A on the following: (1) 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; (2) The accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond,; including through the VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:38 Oct 30, 2019 Jkt 250001 use of appropriate automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. HUD encourages interested parties to submit comment in response to these questions. Authority Section 2 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3507. Dated: September 27, 2019. John L. Garvin, General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Housing. [FR Doc. 2019–23791 Filed 10–30–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Geological Survey [GX20DK40GUK0100; OMB Control Number 1028–0097 Renewal] Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; State Water Resources Research Institute Program Annual Application, National Competitive Grants, and Reporting AGENCY: U.S. Geological Survey, Interior. Notice of information collection; request for comment. ACTION: E:\FR\FM\31OCN1.SGM 31OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 211 / Thursday, October 31, 2019 / Notices In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) are proposing to renew an information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before December 2, 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 U.S. Geological Survey, Information Collections Officer, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive MS 159, Reston, VA 20192; or by email to gs-info_collections@ usgs.gov. Please reference OMB Control Number 1028–0097 in the subject line of your comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information about this ICR, contact Earl Greene by email at eagreene@usgs.gov or by telephone at 571–332–4184. You may also view the ICR at http://www.reginfo.gov/public/ do/PRAMain. 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 new, 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 information was published on August 5, 2019 (84 FR 38039). 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 khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:38 Oct 30, 2019 Jkt 250001 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 can 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: The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Water Resources Research Act (WRRA) program issues an annual announcement to solicit applications for the noncompetitive State Water Resources Research Program annual grants authorized by section 104(c) and for the national competitive grant program authorized by section 104(g) of the Water Resources Research Act of 1984 (Pub. L. 98–242), as amended [42 U.S.C. 10303(c)]. Annual grants (104c) may contain research and information transfer projects as well as an administration project describing the Institute’s overall administration and objectives. The research projects are generally selected in a competitive statewide solicitation, peer review, and selection process designed and conducted by each Institute. National competitive grants (104g) will focus on water problems and issues of a regional or interstate nature beyond those of concern only to a single state and which relate to specific program priorities identified jointly by the Secretary (of the Interior) and the Institutes. The State Water Resources Research Institutes were established under Section 104(a) of the Act [42 U.S.C. 10303(a)]. There are 54 Water Resources Research Institutes, one in each state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Guam. The Institutes are organized as the National Institutes for Water Resources (NIWR). The NIWR cooperates with the USGS in establishing total programmatic direction, reporting on the activities of the Institutes, coordinating and facilitating regional research, and information and technology transfer. Title of Collection: State Water Resources Research Institute Program Annual Application, National Competitive Grants, and Reporting. OMB Control Number: 1028–0097. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Universities. Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 54. PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 58409 Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 173. Estimated Completion Time per Response: 180 hours. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 10,160 hours. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to Obtain or Retain a Benefit. Frequency of Collection: Annually. Total Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: None. 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). Earl Greene, USGS, Program Coordinator, Water Resources Research Act. [FR Doc. 2019–23774 Filed 10–30–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4338–11–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs [201A2100DD/AAKC001030/ A0A501010.999900 253G; OMB Control Number 1076–0180] Agency Information Collection Activities; Leasing of Osage Reservation Lands for Oil and Gas Mining Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) are proposing to renew an information collection. SUMMARY: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before December 30, 2019. ADDRESSES: Send your comments on this information collection request (ICR) to Ms. Robin Phillips, Osage Agency, P.O. Box 1539, Pawhuska, OK 74056, or by email to robin.phillips@bia.gov. Please reference OMB Control Number 1076–0180 in the subject line of your comments. DATES: To request additional information about this ICR, contact Mr. Richard Winlock, Deputy Superintendent, Osage Agency, by email at richard.winlock@bia.gov or by telephone at (918) 287–5700. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the Paperwork FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: E:\FR\FM\31OCN1.SGM 31OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Geological Survey

[GX20DK40GUK0100; OMB Control Number 1028-0097 Renewal]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the 
Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; State Water 
Resources Research Institute Program Annual Application, National 
Competitive Grants, and Reporting

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.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
December 2, 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 U.S. Geological Survey, Information Collections Officer, 12201 
Sunrise Valley Drive MS 159, Reston, VA 20192; or by email to [email protected]. Please reference OMB Control Number 1028-
0097 in the subject line of your comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information 
about this ICR, contact Earl Greene by email at [email protected] or by 
telephone at 571-332-4184. You may also view the ICR at http://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain.

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 new, 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 
August 5, 2019 (84 FR 38039). 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 can 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: The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Water Resources 
Research Act (WRRA) program issues an annual announcement to solicit 
applications for the noncompetitive State Water Resources Research 
Program annual grants authorized by section 104(c) and for the national 
competitive grant program authorized by section 104(g) of the Water 
Resources Research Act of 1984 (Pub. L. 98-242), as amended [42 U.S.C. 
10303(c)].
    Annual grants (104c) may contain research and information transfer 
projects as well as an administration project describing the 
Institute's overall administration and objectives. The research 
projects are generally selected in a competitive statewide 
solicitation, peer review, and selection process designed and conducted 
by each Institute. National competitive grants (104g) will focus on 
water problems and issues of a regional or interstate nature beyond 
those of concern only to a single state and which relate to specific 
program priorities identified jointly by the Secretary (of the 
Interior) and the Institutes.
    The State Water Resources Research Institutes were established 
under Section 104(a) of the Act [42 U.S.C. 10303(a)]. There are 54 
Water Resources Research Institutes, one in each state, the District of 
Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Guam. The 
Institutes are organized as the National Institutes for Water Resources 
(NIWR). The NIWR cooperates with the USGS in establishing total 
programmatic direction, reporting on the activities of the Institutes, 
coordinating and facilitating regional research, and information and 
technology transfer.
    Title of Collection: State Water Resources Research Institute 
Program Annual Application, National Competitive Grants, and Reporting.
    OMB Control Number: 1028-0097.
    Form Number: None.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Universities.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 54.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 173.
    Estimated Completion Time per Response: 180 hours.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 10,160 hours.
    Respondent's Obligation: Required to Obtain or Retain a Benefit.
    Frequency of Collection: Annually.
    Total Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: None.
    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).

Earl Greene,
USGS, Program Coordinator, Water Resources Research Act.
[FR Doc. 2019-23774 Filed 10-30-19; 8:45 am]
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