Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection, 3011-3012 [2020-00722]

Download as PDF 3011 Notices Federal Register Vol. 85, No. 12 Friday, January 17, 2020 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency statements of organization and functions are examples of documents appearing in this section. AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION Public Quarterly Meeting of the Board of Directors United States African Development Foundation. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: The U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF) will hold its quarterly meeting of the Board of Directors to discuss the agency’s programs and administration. This meeting will occur at the USADF office. DATES: The meeting date is Tuesday, February 4, 2020, 09:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. SUMMARY: The meeting location is USADF, 1400 I St. NW, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nina-Belle Mbayu, (202) 233–8808. ADDRESSES: Authority: Public Law 96–533 (22 U.S.C. 290h). Dated: January 14, 2020. Nina-Belle Mbayu, Acting General Counsel. [FR Doc. 2020–00727 Filed 1–16–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6117–01–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Housing Service Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection Rural Housing Service, USDA. Notice; comment requested. AGENCY: lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES ACTION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Rural Housing Service (RHS) invites comments on this information collection for which approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) will be requested. The intention SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:20 Jan 16, 2020 Jkt 250001 is to request a revision for a currently approved information collection in support of the program for Community Facility Loans. DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by March 17, 2020 to be assured of consideration. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas P. Dickson, Rural Development Innovation Center—Regulations Management Division, 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 extension. 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— Regulations Management Division, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, STOP 1522, 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. PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Title: Community Facility Loans. OMB Number: 0575–0015. Expiration Date of Approval: July 31, 2020. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: The Community Facilities loan program is authorized by Section 306 of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act (7 U.S.C. 1926) to make loans to public entities, nonprofit corporations, and Indian tribes for the development of community facilities for public use in rural areas. Community Facilities programs have been in existence for many years. These programs have financed a wide range of projects varying in size and complexity from large general hospitals to small day care centers. The facilities financed are designed to promote the development of rural communities by providing the infrastructure necessary to attract residents and rural jobs. Information will be collected by the field offices from applicants, borrowers, and consultants. This information will be used to determine applicant/ borrower eligibility, project feasibility, and to ensure borrowers operate on a sound basis and use funds for authorized purposes. Failure to collect proper information could result in improper determination of eligibility, improper use of funds, and/or unsound loans. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 2.0 hours per response. Respondents: Public bodies, not for profits, or Indian Tribes. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,769. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 34,050. Estimated Number of Responses: 12.29. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 41,523 hours. Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Robin M. Jones, Innovation Center—Regulations Management Division, at (202)772– 1172, Email: robin.m.jones@ wdc.usda.gov. All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request E:\FR\FM\17JAN1.SGM 17JAN1 3012 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 12 / Friday, January 17, 2020 / Notices for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of public record. Bruce W. Lammers, Administrator, Rural Housing Service. [FR Doc. 2020–00722 Filed 1–16–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–XV–P COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS Notice of Public Meeting of the Michigan Advisory Committee U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. ACTION: Announcement of meeting. AGENCY: 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 that the Michigan Advisory Committee (Committee) will hold a meeting on Tuesday, January 28, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. EST. The purpose of the meeting is to review the recommendations section of their report. DATES: The meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 28, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. EST. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ana Victoria Fortes, DFO, at afortes@ usccr.gov or 213–894–3437. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Public Call Information: Dial: 800– 353–6461, Conference ID: 8330468. Members of the public can listen to the discussion. This meeting is available to the public through the above toll-free call-in number. Any interested member of the public may call this number and listen to the meeting. An open comment period will be provided to allow members of the public to make a statement as time allows. The conference call operator will ask callers to identify themselves, the organization they are affiliated with (if any), and an email address prior to placing callers into the conference room. Callers can expect to incur regular charges for calls they initiate over wireless lines, according to their wireless plan. 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. Persons with hearing impairments may also follow the proceedings by first calling the Federal Relay Service at 1–800–877–8339 and providing the Service with the conference call number and conference ID number. Members of the public are also entitled to submit written comments; the comments must be received in the lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:20 Jan 16, 2020 Jkt 250001 regional office within 30 days following the meeting. Written comments may be mailed to the Regional Programs Unit Office, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 230 S Dearborn St., Suite 2120, Chicago, IL 60604. They may also be faxed to the Commission at (312) 353–8324 or emailed to Carolyn Allen at callen@ usccr.gov. Persons who desire additional information may contact the Regional Programs Office at (312) 353– 8311. Records generated from this meeting may be inspected and reproduced at the Regional Programs Office, as they become available, both before and after the meeting. Records of the meeting will be available via www.facadatabase.gov under the Commission on Civil Rights, Michigan Advisory Committee link. Persons interested in the work of this Committee are directed to the Commission’s website, http:// www.usccr.gov, or may contact the Regional Programs Office at the above email or street address. Agenda I. Welcome II. Approval of December 11, 2019 Minutes III. Review Report Draft a. Update—DFO b. Recommendations IV. Public Comment V. Adjournment Dated: January 14, 2020. David Mussatt, Supervisory Chief, Regional Programs Unit. [FR Doc. 2020–00726 Filed 1–16–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6335–01–P COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS Notice of Public Meeting of the Wyoming Advisory Committee U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. ACTION: Announcement of meeting. AGENCY: 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 the meeting of the Wyoming Advisory Committee (Committee) to the Commission will be held at 1:00 p.m. (MDT) Tuesday, February 11, 2020. The purpose of this meeting is for the Committee to debrief their hearing on hate crimes. DATES: Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. MDT. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ana Victoria Fortes (DFO) at afortes@ usccr.gov or (213) 894–3437. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Public Call Information: Dial: 800–367–2403. Conference ID: 6704436. This meeting is available to the public through the following toll-free call-in number: 800–367–2403, conference ID number: 6704436. Any interested member of the public may call this number and listen to the meeting. 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. Persons with hearing impairments may also follow the proceedings by first calling the Federal Relay Service at 1–800–877–8339 and providing the Service with the conference call number and conference ID number. Members of the public are entitled to make comments during the open period at the end of the meeting. Members of the public may also submit written comments; the comments must be received in the Regional Programs Unit within 30 days following the meeting. Written comments may be mailed to the Western Regional Office, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 300 North Los Angeles Street, Suite 2010, Los Angeles, CA 90012. They may be faxed to the Commission at (213) 894–0508, or emailed Ana Victoria Fortes at afortes@ usccr.gov. Persons who desire additional information may contact the Regional Programs Unit at (213) 894– 3437. Records and documents discussed during the meeting will be available for public viewing prior to and after the meetings at https:// www.facadatabase.gov/FACA/ FACAPublicViewCommittee Details?id=a10t0000001gzliAAA. Please click on ‘‘Committee Meetings’’ tab. Records generated from these meetings may also be inspected and reproduced at the Regional Programs Unit, as they become available, both before and after the meetings. Persons interested in the work of this Committee are directed to the Commission’s website, https://www.usccr.gov, or may contact the Regional Programs Unit at the above email or street address. Agenda I. Welcome II. Discuss Report Outline III. Discuss Potential Findings and Recommendations IV. Public Comment V. Adjournment E:\FR\FM\17JAN1.SGM 17JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 12 (Friday, January 17, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 3011-3012]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-00722]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Rural Housing Service


Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved 
Information Collection

AGENCY: Rural Housing Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice; comment requested.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
Rural Housing Service (RHS) invites comments on this information 
collection for which approval from the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) will be requested. The intention is to request a revision for a 
currently approved information collection in support of the program for 
Community Facility Loans.

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by March 17, 2020 to be 
assured of consideration.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas P. Dickson, Rural Development 
Innovation Center--Regulations Management Division, USDA, 1400 
Independence Avenue SW, STOP 1522, Room 4233, 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 RHS is submitting to OMB for extension.
    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--Regulations Management Division, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, 
STOP 1522, Room 4233, South Building, Washington, DC 20250-1522. 
Telephone: (202) 690-4492. Email: [email protected].
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to https://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
    Title: Community Facility Loans.
    OMB Number: 0575-0015.
    Expiration Date of Approval: July 31, 2020.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information 
collection.
    Abstract: The Community Facilities loan program is authorized by 
Section 306 of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act (7 
U.S.C. 1926) to make loans to public entities, nonprofit corporations, 
and Indian tribes for the development of community facilities for 
public use in rural areas.
    Community Facilities programs have been in existence for many 
years. These programs have financed a wide range of projects varying in 
size and complexity from large general hospitals to small day care 
centers. The facilities financed are designed to promote the 
development of rural communities by providing the infrastructure 
necessary to attract residents and rural jobs.
    Information will be collected by the field offices from applicants, 
borrowers, and consultants. This information will be used to determine 
applicant/borrower eligibility, project feasibility, and to ensure 
borrowers operate on a sound basis and use funds for authorized 
purposes. Failure to collect proper information could result in 
improper determination of eligibility, improper use of funds, and/or 
unsound loans.
    Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of 
information is estimated to average 2.0 hours per response.
    Respondents: Public bodies, not for profits, or Indian Tribes.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,769.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 34,050.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 12.29.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 41,523 hours.
    Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Robin M. 
Jones, Innovation Center--Regulations Management Division, at (202)772-
1172, Email: [email protected].
    All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the 
request

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for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of public 
record.

Bruce W. Lammers,
Administrator, Rural Housing Service.
[FR Doc. 2020-00722 Filed 1-16-20; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3410-XV-P