Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 60960 [2020-21425]

Download as PDF 60960 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 189 / Tuesday, September 29, 2020 / Notices Respondent category Type of respondents (optional) Instruments Form Total .................. .................................. .................................. ...................... Pamilyn Miller, Administrator, Food and Nutrition Service. [FR Doc. 2020–21491 Filed 9–28–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–30–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Utilities Service [Docket Number: RUS–20–WATER–0031] Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Rural Utilities Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the United States Department of Agriculture’s Rural Utilities Service (RUS), invites comments on this information collection for which the Agency intends to request approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by November 30, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kimble Brown, Innovation Center, Regulations Management Division, USDA, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Room 5225–S, Washington, DC 20250– 1522. Telephone: (202) 720–6780, Facsimile: (202) 720–8435, email: Kimble.Brown@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 the Agency 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) jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:14 Sep 28, 2020 Jkt 250001 Number of respondents Frequency of response 32 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 to: Kimble Brown, Innovation Center, Regulations Management Division, USDA, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Room 5225– S, Washington, DC 20250–1522. Telephone: (202) 720–6780, Facsimile: (202) 720–8435, email: Kimble.Brown@ usda.gov. Title: 7 CFR part 1776, ‘‘Household Water Well System Grant Program’’. OMB Control Number: 0572–0139. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: The Rural Utilities Service supports the sound development of rural communities and the growth of our economy without endangering the environment. RUS provides financial and technical assistance to help communities bring safe drinking water and sanitary, environmentally sound waste disposal facilities to rural Americans in greatest need. The Household Water Well System (HWWS) Grant Program makes grants to qualified private non-profit organizations which will help homeowners finance the cost of private wells. As the grant recipient, non-profit organizations will establish a revolving loan fund lending program to provide water well loans to individuals who own or will own private wells in rural areas. The individual loan recipients may use the funds to construct, refurbish, and service their household well systems for an existing home. The collection of information consists of the materials to file a grant application with the agency, including forms, certifications and required documentation. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 5.12 hours per response. Respondents: Non-profit institutions. Estimated Number of Respondents: 6. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 130. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 23. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 666 Hours. PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Total annual responses 1 32 Hours per response Annual burden (hours) 70 2,240 Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Lynn Gilbert, Management Analyst, Innovation Center, Regulations Management Division, at (202) 690–2682; 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. Chad Rupe, Administrator, Rural Utilities Service. [FR Doc. 2020–21425 Filed 9–28–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Census Bureau Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Small Business Pulse Survey The Department of Commerce will submit the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, on or after the date of publication of this notice. We invite the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. Public comments were previously requested via the Federal Register on May 19, 2020 during a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. Agency: U.S. Census Bureau. Title: Small Business Pulse Survey. OMB Control Number: 0607–1014. Form Number(s): None. Type of Request: Regular Submission, Request for a Revision of a Currently Approved Collection. Number of Respondents: 738,000 (We anticipate receiving 20,500 responses per week for up to 36 weeks of collection each year). Average Hours per Response: 6 minutes. Burden Hours: 73,920 (73,800 + 120 hours for cognitive testing). Needs and Uses: On April 22, 2020, the Office of Management and Budget authorized clearance of an emergency E:\FR\FM\29SEN1.SGM 29SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 189 (Tuesday, September 29, 2020)]
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Rural Utilities Service

[Docket Number: RUS-20-WATER-0031]


Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

AGENCY: Rural Utilities Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
United States Department of Agriculture's Rural Utilities Service 
(RUS), invites comments on this information collection for which the 
Agency intends to request approval from the Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB).

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by November 30, 2020.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kimble Brown, Innovation Center, 
Regulations Management Division, USDA, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, 
Room 5225-S, Washington, DC 20250-1522. Telephone: (202) 720-6780, 
Facsimile: (202) 720-8435, 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 the 
Agency 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 to: Kimble Brown, Innovation Center, 
Regulations Management Division, USDA, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, 
Room 5225-S, Washington, DC 20250-1522. Telephone: (202) 720-6780, 
Facsimile: (202) 720-8435, email: [email protected].
    Title: 7 CFR part 1776, ``Household Water Well System Grant 
Program''.
    OMB Control Number: 0572-0139.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information 
collection.
    Abstract: The Rural Utilities Service supports the sound 
development of rural communities and the growth of our economy without 
endangering the environment. RUS provides financial and technical 
assistance to help communities bring safe drinking water and sanitary, 
environmentally sound waste disposal facilities to rural Americans in 
greatest need.
    The Household Water Well System (HWWS) Grant Program makes grants 
to qualified private non-profit organizations which will help 
homeowners finance the cost of private wells. As the grant recipient, 
non-profit organizations will establish a revolving loan fund lending 
program to provide water well loans to individuals who own or will own 
private wells in rural areas. The individual loan recipients may use 
the funds to construct, refurbish, and service their household well 
systems for an existing home.
    The collection of information consists of the materials to file a 
grant application with the agency, including forms, certifications and 
required documentation.
    Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of 
information is estimated to average 5.12 hours per response.
    Respondents: Non-profit institutions.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 6.
    Estimated Total Annual Responses: 130.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 23.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 666 Hours.
    Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Lynn 
Gilbert, Management Analyst, Innovation Center, Regulations Management 
Division, at (202) 690-2682; 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.

Chad Rupe,
Administrator, Rural Utilities Service.
[FR Doc. 2020-21425 Filed 9-28-20; 8:45 am]
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