60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: HUD Environmental Review Online System (HEROS); OMB Control No.: (2506-0202), 68911-68912 [2020-24057]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 211 / Friday, October 30, 2020 / Notices Overview of this Information Collection: DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (1) Type of Information Collection Request: Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: EVerify Program. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the DHS sponsoring the collection: No Agency Form Number; USCIS. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary Business or other forprofit. E-Verify allows employers to electronically confirm the employment eligibility of newly hired employees. USCIS has received, at the direction of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) within the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), a temporary second OMB Control Number 1615–0153. The original OMB Control Number, 1615–0092, remains valid while OIRA continues to evaluate a separate submission under that Control Number. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 66,330 respondents averaging 2.26 hours per response (enrollment time includes review and signing of the MOU, registration, new user training, and review of the user guides); plus 425,000, the number of already-enrolled respondents receiving training on new features and system updates averaging 1 hour per response; plus 425,000, the number of respondents submitting EVerify cases averaging .121 hours per case. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The total estimated annual hour burden associated with this collection is 3,403,281 hours. (7) An estimate of the total public burden (in cost) associated with the collection: The estimated total annual cost burden associated with this collection of information is $1,887,000. [Docket No. FR–7025–N–06] Dated: October 26, 2020. Samantha L Deshommes, Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division, Office of Policy and Strategy, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES [FR Doc. 2020–24061 Filed 10–29–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–97–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:10 Oct 29, 2020 Jkt 253001 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: HUD Environmental Review Online System (HEROS); OMB Control No.: (2506–0202) Office of Community Planning and Development, 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 29, 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 202–402–3400 (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: Liz Zepeda, Senior Environmental Specialist, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW, Washington, DC 20410; email Liz Zepeda at Elizabeth.G.Zepeda@hud.gov or telephone 202–402–3988. This is not a toll-free number. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the tollfree Federal Relay Service at (800) 877– 8339. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Pollard. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice informs the public that HUD is seeking approval from OMB for the information collection described in Section A. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00079 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 68911 A. Overview of Information Collection Title of Information Collection: HUD Environmental Review Online System (HEROS). OMB Approval Number: 2506–0202. Type of Request: Extension of currently approved collection. Form Number: None. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: 24 CFR part 58, ‘‘Environmental Review Procedures for Entities Assuming HUD Environmental Responsibilities’’ requires units of general local government receiving HUD assistance to maintain a written environmental review record for all projects receiving HUD funding documenting compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the regulations of the Council on Environmental Quality, related federal environmental laws, executive orders, and authorities, and Part 58 procedure. Various laws that authorize this procedure are listed in 24 CFR 58.1(b). 24 CFR part 50, ‘‘Protection and Enhancement of Environmental Quality,’’ implements procedures for HUD to perform environmental reviews for projects where Part 58 is not permitted by law. Under Part 50, HUD staff complete the environmental review records, but they may use any information supplied by an applicant or contractor, provided HUD independently evaluates the information and is responsible for its accuracy and prepares the environmental finding. HEROS allows users to complete, store, and submit their environmental review records and documents online. HEROS is currently optional for Responsible Entity and other non-HUD users, who may continue to use paper-based environmental review formats. Respondents (i.e. affected public): The respondents are state, local, and tribal governments receiving HUD funding who are required to complete environmental reviews. Estimated Number of Respondents: 500 units of local, state, and tribal government. Estimated Number of Responses: 12,200. Frequency of Response: 25 per year per unit of government. Average Hours per Response: 45 minutes to 4 hours, depending on level of review. E:\FR\FM\30OCN1.SGM 30OCN1 68912 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 211 / Friday, October 30, 2020 / Notices TOTAL ESTIMATED BURDENS Number of respondents Information collection Responses per annum Burden hour per response Annual burden hours Hourly cost per response Annual cost Exempt/CENST reviews ............ Reviews that convert to exempt CEST/EA reviews ...................... 500 500 250 16 8 2.8 7,500 4,000 700 0.75 2 4 5,625 8,000 2,800 $36.50 36.50 36.50 $205,312.50 292,000.00 102,200.00 Total .................................... 500 25 12,200 varies 16,425 36.50 599,512.50 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. Chapter 35. Dated: October 21, 2020. John Gibbs, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development. [FR Doc. 2020–24057 Filed 10–29–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–7025–N–05] jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Frequency of response 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Revision for Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA) Program; OMB Control No.: (2506–0133) Office of Community Planning and Development, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: HUD is seeking approval from the Office of Management and Budget SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:10 Oct 29, 2020 Jkt 253001 (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 29, 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 202–402–3400 (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 Federal Relay Service at (800) 877–8339 (this is a toll-free number). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Claire Donze, Management and Program Speciliast, Office of HIV/AIDS Housing, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW Washington, DC 20410; email Claire Donze at Claire.L.Donze@hud.gov or telephone 202–402–2365. This is not a toll-free number. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through 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 Claire Donze. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice informs the public that HUD is seeking approval from OMB for the information collection described in Section A. A. Overview of Information Collection Title of Information Collection: Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA): Grant Application Submission, Recordkeeping, and Reporting. PO 00000 Frm 00080 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 OMB Approval Number: 2506–0133. Type of Request: Revision of currently approved collection. Form Number: HUD–40110–B, HUD– 40110–C, HUD–40110–D, SF–424, SF– LLL, and HUD–2991. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: The current Paperwork Reduction Act approval under OMB Control No. 2506– 0133 covers reporting, recording keeping, and application requirements for both the HOPWA formula and competitive grant programs. This revision applies to reporting requirements for all HOPWA grantees. For annual reporting, HOPWA grantees complete reporting forms by providing information on activities undertaken, number of clients served, funds expended, and accomplishments achieved. This information supports program evaluation and the ability to measure program beneficiary outcomes related to: maintaining housing stability; preventing homelessness; and improving access to care and support. Grantees are required to report on the activities undertaken only, thus there may be components of these reporting requirements that may not be applicable to every grantee. The data elements in this submission represent the new annual reporting requirements for both HOPWA formula and competitive grantees, and represent a consolidation of the data elements in HUD–40110–C and HUD–40110–D. Compared to the HUD–40110–C and HUD–40110–D, the data elements in this submission represent data additions, deletions, and modifications that further clarify reporting requirements. The addition of new data elements will allow OHH to better respond to data calls from Congress and to make better programmatic decisions based on more relevant grantee annual data. HUD systematically reviews and conducts data analysis in order to prepare national and individual grantee performance profiles that are not only used to measure program performance against benchmark goals and objectives, but also to communicate the program’s achievement and contributions towards E:\FR\FM\30OCN1.SGM 30OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-7025-N-06]


60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: HUD 
Environmental Review Online System (HEROS); OMB Control No.: (2506-
0202)

AGENCY: Office of Community Planning and Development, 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: December 29, 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-
402-3400 (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: Liz Zepeda, Senior Environmental 
Specialist, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street 
SW, Washington, DC 20410; email Liz Zepeda at 
[email protected] or telephone 202-402-3988. 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: This notice informs the public that HUD is 
seeking approval from OMB for the information collection described in 
Section A.

A. Overview of Information Collection

    Title of Information Collection: HUD Environmental Review Online 
System (HEROS).
    OMB Approval Number: 2506-0202.
    Type of Request: Extension of currently approved collection.
    Form Number: None.
    Description of the need for the information and proposed use: 24 
CFR part 58, ``Environmental Review Procedures for Entities Assuming 
HUD Environmental Responsibilities'' requires units of general local 
government receiving HUD assistance to maintain a written environmental 
review record for all projects receiving HUD funding documenting 
compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the 
regulations of the Council on Environmental Quality, related federal 
environmental laws, executive orders, and authorities, and Part 58 
procedure. Various laws that authorize this procedure are listed in 24 
CFR 58.1(b). 24 CFR part 50, ``Protection and Enhancement of 
Environmental Quality,'' implements procedures for HUD to perform 
environmental reviews for projects where Part 58 is not permitted by 
law. Under Part 50, HUD staff complete the environmental review 
records, but they may use any information supplied by an applicant or 
contractor, provided HUD independently evaluates the information and is 
responsible for its accuracy and prepares the environmental finding. 
HEROS allows users to complete, store, and submit their environmental 
review records and documents online. HEROS is currently optional for 
Responsible Entity and other non-HUD users, who may continue to use 
paper-based environmental review formats.
    Respondents (i.e. affected public): The respondents are state, 
local, and tribal governments receiving HUD funding who are required to 
complete environmental reviews.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 500 units of local, state, and 
tribal government.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 12,200.
    Frequency of Response: 25 per year per unit of government.
    Average Hours per Response: 45 minutes to 4 hours, depending on 
level of review.

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                                                                 Total Estimated Burdens
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                                                                                                  Burden  hour     Annual     Hourly  cost
                Information collection                    Number of     Frequency     Responses        per         burden          per      Annual  cost
                                                         respondents   of response    per annum     response        hours       response
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Exempt/CENST reviews..................................           500            16         7,500          0.75         5,625        $36.50   $205,312.50
Reviews that convert to exempt........................           500             8         4,000             2         8,000         36.50    292,000.00
CEST/EA reviews.......................................           250           2.8           700             4         2,800         36.50    102,200.00
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    Total.............................................           500            25        12,200        varies        16,425         36.50    599,512.50
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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. 
Chapter 35.

    Dated: October 21, 2020.
John Gibbs,
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and 
Development.
[FR Doc. 2020-24057 Filed 10-29-20; 8:45 am]
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