Notice of Request for Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection, 16324-16325 [2020-05977]

Download as PDF 16324 1522. Telephone: (202)720–2825. Email arlette.mussington@usda.gov. [FR Doc. 2020–05984 Filed 3–20–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–XV–C 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 revision. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Housing Service [Docket No. RHS–20–CF–0006] Notice of Request for Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection Rural Housing Service (RHS), USDA. ACTION: Notice; comment requested. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the intention of the above-named Agencies to request Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) approval for a revision of a currently approved information collection in support of the servicing of Community and Direct Business Programs Loans and Grants. DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by May 22, 2020 to be assured of consideration. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Arlette Mussington, Rural Development Innovation Center—Regulations Management Division, USDA, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Room 4227, South Building, Washington, DC 20250– jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:26 Mar 20, 2020 Jkt 250001 Comments 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 PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments may be sent by the Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http:// www.regulations.gov and, in the lower ‘‘Search Regulations and Federal Actions’’ box, select ‘‘[insert Agency name]’’ from the agency drop-down menu, then click on ‘‘Submit.’’ In the Docket ID column, select [insert docket number] to submit or view public comments and to view supporting and related materials available electronically. Information on using Regulations.gov, including instructions for accessing documents, submitting comments, and viewing the docket after the close of the comment period, is available through the site’s ‘‘User Tips’’ link. Title: 7 CFR 1951–E, Servicing of Community and Direct Business Programs Loans and Grants. OMB Number: 0575–0066. Expiration Date of Approval: May 31, 2021. Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: The Community Facilities program is authorized to make loans and grants to public entities, nonprofit corporations, and Indian tribes for the development of essential community facilities primarily serving rural residents. The Direct Business and E:\FR\FM\23MRN1.SGM 23MRN1 EN23MR20.015</GPH> Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 56 / Monday, March 23, 2020 / Notices Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 56 / Monday, March 23, 2020 / Notices Industry program, under Rural Business-Cooperative Service, is authorized to make loans to improve, develop, or finance business, industry, and employment, and improve the economic and environmental climate in rural communities. The purpose of this collection is to establish security servicing policies, assist recipients in meeting the objectives of the loans and grants, repay loans on schedule, comply with agreements, and protect the Government’s financial interest. Routine servicing responsibilities include collection of payments, compliance reviews, security inspections, review of financial reports, determining applicant/borrower eligibility and project feasibility for various servicing actions, monitoring delinquent accounts, and supervision activities. The revision is a result of an increase of 138 responses and 123 burden hours since our last submission. This increase is due to the fact that there has been an increase of funding availability and initiatives for the direct Community Facilities loan program over the past few years. Supervision by the Agencies include, but is not limited to: Review of budgets, management reports, audits and financial statements; performing security inspections; providing, arranging, or recommending technical assistance; evaluating environmental impacts of proposed actions by the borrower; performing civil rights compliance reviews; and assisting in the development of workout agreements. Information will be collected by the field offices from applicants, borrowers, consultants, lenders, and attorneys. Failure to collect information could result in improper servicing of these loans. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 1 hour per response. Respondents: State, local or tribal Governments, Not-for-profit institutions, businesses, and individuals. Estimated Number of Respondents: 15 Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Number of Responses: 1,773. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 1,663. Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Arlette Mussington, Innovation Center— Regulations Management Division, at (202) 720–2825. Email: arlette.mussington@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. 16325 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Economic Development Administration Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. AGENCY: Notice and opportunity for public comment. ACTION: The Economic Development Administration (EDA) has received petitions for certification of eligibility to apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance from the firms listed below. Accordingly, EDA has initiated investigations to determine whether increased imports into the United States of articles like or directly competitive with those produced by each of the firms contributed importantly to the total or partial separation of the firms’ workers, or threat thereof, and to a decrease in sales or production of each petitioning firm. SUMMARY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Bruce W. Lammers, Administrator, Rural Housing Service. [FR Doc. 2020–05977 Filed 3–20–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–XV–P LIST OF PETITIONS RECEIVED BY EDA FOR CERTIFICATION OF ELIGIBILITY TO APPLY FOR TRADE ADJUSTMENT ASSISTANCE [3/12/2020 through 3/16/2020] Firm name FiberLok Technologies, Inc ..... Marathon Boat Group, Inc ....... Lozier Corporation ................... jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Apex Manufacturing Services, Ltd. Industrial Screen & Maintenance, Inc. Firm address 811 Stockton Avenue, Fort Collins, CO 80524. 1 Grumman Way, Marathon, NY 13803. 6336 John J. Pershing Drive, Omaha, NE 68110. 520 Charles Street, Billings, MT 59101. 2285 Logos Court, Grand Junction, CO 81505. Any party having a substantial interest in these proceedings may request a public hearing on the matter. A written request for a hearing must be submitted to the Trade Adjustment Assistance Division, Room 71030, Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230, no later than ten (10) calendar days following publication of this notice. These petitions are VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:26 Mar 20, 2020 Jkt 250001 Date accepted for investigation 3/12/2020 3/12/2020 3/13/2020 3/16/2020 3/16/2020 Product(s) The firm manufactures textile graphics, primarily labels and badges. The firm manufactures aluminum canoes, pontoon boats, and flat-bottom boats. The firm manufactures retail fixtures, including shelving, counters, cabinets, and display racks. The firm manufactures metal and plastic parts. The firm manufactures metal screens and strainers for industrial uses. received pursuant to section 251 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended. Please follow the requirements set forth in EDA’s regulations at 13 CFR 315.9 for procedures to request a public hearing. The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance official number and title for the program under which PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 these petitions are submitted is 11.313, Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms. Irette Patterson, Program Analyst. [FR Doc. 2020–05975 Filed 3–20–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–WH–P E:\FR\FM\23MRN1.SGM 23MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 56 (Monday, March 23, 2020)]
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Rural Housing Service

[Docket No. RHS-20-CF-0006]


Notice of Request for Revision of a Currently Approved 
Information Collection

AGENCY: Rural Housing Service (RHS), USDA.

ACTION: Notice; comment requested.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this 
notice announces the intention of the above-named Agencies to request 
Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval for a revision of a 
currently approved information collection in support of the servicing 
of Community and Direct Business Programs Loans and Grants.

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by May 22, 2020 to be 
assured of consideration.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Arlette Mussington, Rural Development 
Innovation Center--Regulations Management Division, USDA, 1400 
Independence Avenue SW, Room 4227, South Building, Washington, DC 
20250-1522. Telephone: (202)720-2825. 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 revision.

Comments

    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 the Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to 
http://www.regulations.gov and, in the lower ``Search Regulations and 
Federal Actions'' box, select ``[insert Agency name]'' from the agency 
drop-down menu, then click on ``Submit.'' In the Docket ID column, 
select [insert docket number] to submit or view public comments and to 
view supporting and related materials available electronically. 
Information on using Regulations.gov, including instructions for 
accessing documents, submitting comments, and viewing the docket after 
the close of the comment period, is available through the site's ``User 
Tips'' link.
    Title: 7 CFR 1951-E, Servicing of Community and Direct Business 
Programs Loans and Grants.
    OMB Number: 0575-0066.
    Expiration Date of Approval: May 31, 2021.
    Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved information 
collection.
    Abstract: The Community Facilities program is authorized to make 
loans and grants to public entities, nonprofit corporations, and Indian 
tribes for the development of essential community facilities primarily 
serving rural residents. The Direct Business and

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Industry program, under Rural Business-Cooperative Service, is 
authorized to make loans to improve, develop, or finance business, 
industry, and employment, and improve the economic and environmental 
climate in rural communities.
    The purpose of this collection is to establish security servicing 
policies, assist recipients in meeting the objectives of the loans and 
grants, repay loans on schedule, comply with agreements, and protect 
the Government's financial interest. Routine servicing responsibilities 
include collection of payments, compliance reviews, security 
inspections, review of financial reports, determining applicant/
borrower eligibility and project feasibility for various servicing 
actions, monitoring delinquent accounts, and supervision activities.
    The revision is a result of an increase of 138 responses and 123 
burden hours since our last submission. This increase is due to the 
fact that there has been an increase of funding availability and 
initiatives for the direct Community Facilities loan program over the 
past few years.
    Supervision by the Agencies include, but is not limited to: Review 
of budgets, management reports, audits and financial statements; 
performing security inspections; providing, arranging, or recommending 
technical assistance; evaluating environmental impacts of proposed 
actions by the borrower; performing civil rights compliance reviews; 
and assisting in the development of workout agreements.
    Information will be collected by the field offices from applicants, 
borrowers, consultants, lenders, and attorneys.
    Failure to collect information could result in improper servicing 
of these loans.
    Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of 
information is estimated to average 1 hour per response.
    Respondents: State, local or tribal Governments, Not-for-profit 
institutions, businesses, and individuals.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 15
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 1,773.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 1,663.
    Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Arlette 
Mussington, Innovation Center--Regulations Management Division, at 
(202) 720-2825. 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.

Bruce W. Lammers,
Administrator, Rural Housing Service.
[FR Doc. 2020-05977 Filed 3-20-20; 8:45 am]
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