60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Grant Drawdown Payment Request/Line of Credit Control System (LOCCS)/eLOCCS; OMB Control No.: 2577-0166, 59817-59818 [2020-20999]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 185 / Wednesday, September 23, 2020 / Notices Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. Form Numbers: HUD–5883, HUD– 5884, HUD–5885. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: The purpose of this notice is to solicit public comment on the proposed Emergency Waivers Reporting. In response to the national COVID–19 emergency, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) was enacted on March 27, 2020. The Act gives the Department the ability to waive regulatory and statutory provisions that apply to Public Housing Agencies (PHAs). Specifically, the CARES Act allows the Secretary of HUD to ‘‘waive, or specify alternative requirements for, any provision of any statute or regulation (except for Information collection Number of respondents Frequency of response Burden hour per response Responses per annum Requirements Available During CY2020 and CY2021 to Public Housing Agencies to Assist with Recovery and Relief Efforts. This notice lists the specific waivers and relief options available for use by PHAs. No respondent is mandated to use a waiver but use of the waivers is encouraged by HUD in response to specific emergencies to reduce burdens and administrative requirements. The notice announcing the availability of waivers becomes the checklist which respondents use to note responses as to which waivers they elected to use and their start date. Estimation of the total numbers of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents, frequency of responses, and hours of response: Annual burden hours Hourly cost Total annual cost HUD–5883 ................... HUD–5884 ................... HUD–5885 ................... 3,800 300 1,000 1 1 1 3,800 300 1,000 1 1 1 3,800 300 1,000 36.86 36.86 36.86 $140,068 11,058 36,860 Total ...................... 5,100 ........................ 5,100 ........................ 5,100 36.86 187,986 B. Solicitation of Public Comment khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES requirements related to fair housing, nondiscrimination, labor standards, and the environment). . . . upon a finding by the Secretary that any such waivers or alternative requirements are necessary for the safe and effective administration of these funds . . . to prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus.’’ HUD issued a notice detailing the waivers available in response to the COVID–19 crisis, posted on April 10, 2020, as PIH Notice 2020–05. This notice states: PHAs are required to keep written documentation that record which waivers the PHA applied to their programs(s) and the effective dates. In response to presidentially declared Major Disaster Declarations (MDDs), FR–6050–N–04 is: Relief from HUD Public Housing and Section 8 59817 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 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 C. Authority Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:02 Sep 22, 2020 Jkt 250001 Dated: September 18, 2020. Merrie Nichols-Dixon, Director, Office of Policy, Programs and Legislative Initiatives. [FR Doc. 2020–20998 Filed 9–22–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–7028–N–08] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Grant Drawdown Payment Request/Line of Credit Control System (LOCCS)/eLOCCS; OMB Control No.: 2577–0166 Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing, PIH, 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. SUMMARY: Comments Due Date: November 23, 2020. DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00083 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 202–402–5564 (this is not a toll-free number) or email at Colette.Pollard@hud.gov for a copy of 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: Dacia Rogers, Office of Policy, Programs and Legislative Initiatives, PIH, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW, (L’Enfant Plaza, Room 2206), Washington, DC 20410; telephone 202– 402–3374 (this is not a toll-free number). Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number via TTY by calling the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877–8339 (this is a toll-free number). Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Rogers. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice informs the public that HUD is seeking approval from OMB for the ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\23SEN1.SGM 23SEN1 59818 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 185 / Wednesday, September 23, 2020 / Notices information collection described in Section A. A. Overview of Information Collection Title of Information Collection: Grant Drawdown Payment Request/LOCCS/ VRS Voice Activated. OMB Approval Number: 2577–0166. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. Form Numbers: 50080–CFP; 50080– OFND; 50080–SC; 50080–PHTA; 50080– URP; 50080–FSS; 50080–IHBG; 50080– TIHD. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: On April 17, 2017, the Grant Drawdown Payment Request/Voice Response System (VRS) was converted to a Business Partner Registration and Secure Systems for both the user and the user’s Approving Information collection Number of respondents Capital Fund 50080– CFP .......................... Operating Fund 50080– OFND ....................... Resident Opportunities and Supportive Services (ROSS) SC 50080–SC ................. Public Housing Technical Assistance 50080–PHTA ............ Hope VI 50080–URP ... Family Self-Sufficiency 50080–FSS ............... Indian Housing Block Grant 50080–IHBG ... Traditional Indian Housing Development 50080–TIHD ............. Totals .................... Frequency of responses khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Burden hour per response Annual burden hours * Hourly cost per response Annual cost 12 37,200 .25 9,300 24.08 233,944.00 3,100 12 37,200 .25 9,300 24.08 233,944.00 330 12 3,960 .25 990 24.08 23,839.20 12 50 12 12 144 600 .25 .50 36 300 24.08 24.08 866.88 7,224.00 700 12 8,400 .25 2,100 24.08 50,568.00 361 12 4,332 .25 1,083 24.08 26,078.64 32 12 384 .25 96 24.08 2,190.72 7,685 ........................ 92,220 ........................ 23,205 ........................ $558,776.40 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 use of appropriate automated collection techniques or other forms of 18:02 Sep 22, 2020 Responses per annum to the Program Office for review. The LOCCS system will automatically generate an Access Authorization email letting the user know that HUD–27054E has been processed, enabling grantees to access their eLOCCS account. The information collected on the payment voucher will also be used as an internal control measure to ensure the lawful and appropriate disbursement of Federal funds as well as provide a service to program recipients. Below is a link where the HUD– 27054E LOCCS Authorized Form can be accessed: http://portal.hud.gov/ hudportal/documents/ huddoc?id=27054E.pdf. Respondents: PHAs, state or local government. Tribes and tribally designated housing entities. 3,100 B. Solicitation of Public Comment VerDate Sep<11>2014 Official. The Secure Systems supports many HUD applications, one of which is Line of Credit Control System (eLOCCS) . The eLOCCS is implementing a Single Sign-On solution under Secure Systems, where Grant recipients will be recognized and authenticated based on a Secure System ID and will no longer separately Signin to eLOCCS. Grant recipients use LOCCS system to request funds from HUD by signing into Secure Systems, as they normally do, and select the Line of Credit Control System (eLOCCS) link. Some Grantees (all new or reinstated users who need to access eLOCCS) will need to complete the LOCCS HUD– 27054E form, have it notarized, send the original HUD–27054E LOCCS Access Authorization Form (with the original signature and notary seal) via U.S. Mail Jkt 250001 information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. HUD encourages interested parties to submit comment in response to these questions. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR C. Authority Endangered Species; Receipt of Recovery Permit Application Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3507. Dated: September 18, 2020. Merrie Nichols-Dixon, Director, Office of Policy, Programs and Legislative Initiatives. [FR Doc. 2020–20999 Filed 9–22–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P PO 00000 Frm 00084 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R1–ES–2020–N130; FXES11130100000–201–FF01E00000] Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of receipt of permit application; request for comments. AGENCY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, have received an application for a permit to conduct activities intended to enhance the propagation and survival of endangered species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended. We invite the public and local, State, Tribal, and Federal agencies to comment on this SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\23SEN1.SGM 23SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 185 (Wednesday, September 23, 2020)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-20999]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-7028-N-08]


60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Grant Drawdown 
Payment Request/Line of Credit Control System (LOCCS)/eLOCCS; OMB 
Control No.: 2577-0166

AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian 
Housing, PIH, HUD.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: 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: November 23, 2020.

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-
402-5564 (this is not a toll-free number) or email at 
[email protected] for a copy of the proposed forms or other 
available information. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may 
access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay 
Service at (800) 877-8339.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dacia Rogers, Office of Policy, 
Programs and Legislative Initiatives, PIH, Department of Housing and 
Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW, (L'Enfant Plaza, Room 2206), 
Washington, DC 20410; telephone 202-402-3374 (this is not a toll-free 
number). Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this 
number via TTY by calling the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339 
(this is a toll-free number). Copies of available documents submitted 
to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Rogers.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice informs the public that HUD is 
seeking approval from OMB for the

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information collection described in Section A.

A. Overview of Information Collection

    Title of Information Collection: Grant Drawdown Payment Request/
LOCCS/VRS Voice Activated.
    OMB Approval Number: 2577-0166.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Form Numbers: 50080-CFP; 50080-OFND; 50080-SC; 50080-PHTA; 50080-
URP; 50080-FSS; 50080-IHBG; 50080-TIHD.
    Description of the need for the information and proposed use: On 
April 17, 2017, the Grant Drawdown Payment Request/Voice Response 
System (VRS) was converted to a Business Partner Registration and 
Secure Systems for both the user and the user's Approving Official. The 
Secure Systems supports many HUD applications, one of which is Line of 
Credit Control System (eLOCCS) . The eLOCCS is implementing a Single 
Sign-On solution under Secure Systems, where Grant recipients will be 
recognized and authenticated based on a Secure System ID and will no 
longer separately Sign-in to eLOCCS. Grant recipients use LOCCS system 
to request funds from HUD by signing into Secure Systems, as they 
normally do, and select the Line of Credit Control System (eLOCCS) 
link. Some Grantees (all new or reinstated users who need to access 
eLOCCS) will need to complete the LOCCS HUD-27054E form, have it 
notarized, send the original HUD-27054E LOCCS Access Authorization Form 
(with the original signature and notary seal) via U.S. Mail to the 
Program Office for review. The LOCCS system will automatically generate 
an Access Authorization email letting the user know that HUD-27054E has 
been processed, enabling grantees to access their eLOCCS account. The 
information collected on the payment voucher will also be used as an 
internal control measure to ensure the lawful and appropriate 
disbursement of Federal funds as well as provide a service to program 
recipients.
    Below is a link where the HUD-27054E LOCCS Authorized Form can be 
accessed: http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/documents/huddoc?id=27054E.pdf.
    Respondents: PHAs, state or local government. Tribes and tribally 
designated housing entities.

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                                             Number of     Frequency of    Responses per    Burden hour    Annual burden   * Hourly cost
         Information collection             respondents      responses         annum       per response        hours       per response     Annual cost
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Capital Fund 50080-CFP..................           3,100              12          37,200             .25           9,300           24.08      233,944.00
Operating Fund 50080-OFND...............           3,100              12          37,200             .25           9,300           24.08      233,944.00
Resident Opportunities and Supportive                330              12           3,960             .25             990           24.08       23,839.20
 Services (ROSS) SC 50080-SC............
Public Housing Technical Assistance                   12              12             144             .25              36           24.08          866.88
 50080-PHTA.............................
Hope VI 50080-URP.......................              50              12             600             .50             300           24.08        7,224.00
Family Self-Sufficiency 50080-FSS.......             700              12           8,400             .25           2,100           24.08       50,568.00
Indian Housing Block Grant 50080-IHBG...             361              12           4,332             .25           1,083           24.08       26,078.64
Traditional Indian Housing Development                32              12             384             .25              96           24.08        2,190.72
 50080-TIHD.............................
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    Totals..............................           7,685  ..............          92,220  ..............          23,205  ..............     $558,776.40
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B. Solicitation of Public Comment

    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 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.

C. Authority

    Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 
3507.

    Dated: September 18, 2020.
Merrie Nichols-Dixon,
Director, Office of Policy, Programs and Legislative Initiatives.
[FR Doc. 2020-20999 Filed 9-22-20; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4210-67-P