Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Procedures for State, Tribal, and Local Government Historic Preservation Programs, 86577 [2020-27578]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 250 / Wednesday, December 30, 2020 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–CR–NPS0028085; PPWOCRADI0, PCU00RP14.R50000 (211); OMB Control Number 1024–0038] Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Procedures for State, Tribal, and Local Government Historic Preservation Programs National Park Service, Interior. Notice of Information Collection; request for comment. AGENCY: ACTION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the National Park Service (NPS) are proposing to renew an information collection. SUMMARY: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before February 1, 2021. ADDRESSES: Send written comments on this information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget’s Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior by email at OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov; or via facsimile to (202)–395–5806. Please provide a copy of your comments to Phadrea Ponds, NPS Information Collection Clearance Officer, 1201 Oakridge Drive, Fort Collins, CO 80525; or by email to phadrea_ponds@nps.gov. Please reference OMB Control Number 1024–0038 in the subject line of your comments. DATES: To request additional information about this ICR, contact Seth Tinkham, Grants Management Specialist, State, Tribal, Local, Plans & Grants Division or by email at stlpg@nps.gov; or by telephone at 202–354–2020. Individuals who are hearing or speech impaired may call the Federal Relay Service at 1–800–877– 8339 for TTY assistance. You may also view the ICR at https://www.reginfo.gov/ public/do/PRAMain. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the PRA and 5 CFR 1320.8(d)(1), we provide the general public and other Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on new, proposed, revised, and continuing collections of information. This helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. It also helps the public understand our information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:47 Dec 29, 2020 Jkt 253001 A Federal Register notice with a 60day public comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on September 25th, 2020 (85 FR 60488). No comments were received. As part of our continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burdens, we are again soliciting comments from the public and other Federal agencies on the proposed ICR that is described below. We are especially interested in public comment addressing the following: (1) Whether or not the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether or not the information will have practical utility; (2) The accuracy of our estimate of the burden for this collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) How might the agency 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, e.g., permitting electronic submission of response. Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of public record. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Abstract: This collection is authorized by Section 101(b) of the National Historic Preservation Act, as amended (54 U.S.C. 302301), which specifies the role of States, Tribes, and Local governments in the Historic Preservation Program (HPP). This information collection has an impact on State, Tribal, and local governments that wish to participate formally with the National Park Service in the HPP. Information is also requested to meet grant management and monitoring of responsibilities for States, Tribes, local government, and other eligible grant recipients under 54 U.S.C. 300101 et seq. and 2 CFR 200. Each year Congress directs the NPS to use part of the annual appropriation PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 86577 from the Historic Preservation Fund (HPF) for the State grant program and the Tribal grant programs to assist States and Tribes in carrying out their statutory role in the HPP. Through competitive grant programs, Congress also directs NPS to provide financial assistance to a variety of eligible grant recipients to support the broad cultural resource mandates of the National Historic Preservation Act and for other purposes. The information from this collection is required to evaluate if State, Tribal, and local governments meet minimum standards and requirements for participation in the HPP; and to meet program specific requirements as well as government- wide requirements for Federal grant programs. The NPS uses the information collected to ensure compliance with the National Historic Preservation Act, as well as government-wide grant requirements issued and implemented through 43 CFR part 12 and 2 CFR 200. Title of Collection: Procedures for State, Tribal, and Local Government Historic Preservation Programs. OMB Control Number: 1024–0038. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents/Affected Public: State, Tribal, local governments, and grant applicants or recipients who wish to participate formally in the National Historic Preservation Program and/or who wish to apply for Historic Preservation Fund grant assistance. Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 2,229. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 43,108. Estimated Completion Time per Response: Varies from .25 hours to 166 hours depending on activity. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 40,761. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain a benefit. Frequency of Collection: On occasion, depending on the grant program. Total Estimated Annual Non-hour Burden Cost: None. An agency may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The authority for this action is the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Phadrea Ponds, Information Collection Clearance Officer, National Park Service. [FR Doc. 2020–27578 Filed 12–29–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P E:\FR\FM\30DEN1.SGM 30DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-CR-NPS0028085; PPWOCRADI0, PCU00RP14.R50000 (211); OMB 
Control Number 1024-0038]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the 
Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Procedures for 
State, Tribal, and Local Government Historic Preservation Programs

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of Information Collection; request for comment.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, 
the National Park Service (NPS) are proposing to renew an information 
collection.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
February 1, 2021.

ADDRESSES: Send written comments on this information collection request 
(ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget's Desk Officer for the 
Department of the Interior by email at [email protected]; or 
via facsimile to (202)-395-5806. Please provide a copy of your comments 
to Phadrea Ponds, NPS Information Collection Clearance Officer, 1201 
Oakridge Drive, Fort Collins, CO 80525; or by email to 
[email protected]. Please reference OMB Control Number 1024-0038 in 
the subject line of your comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information 
about this ICR, contact Seth Tinkham, Grants Management Specialist, 
State, Tribal, Local, Plans & Grants Division or by email at 
[email protected]; or by telephone at 202-354-2020. Individuals who are 
hearing or speech impaired may call the Federal Relay Service at 1-800-
877-8339 for TTY assistance. You may also view the ICR at https://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the PRA and 5 CFR 
1320.8(d)(1), we provide the general public and other Federal agencies 
with an opportunity to comment on new, proposed, revised, and 
continuing collections of information. This helps us assess the impact 
of our information collection requirements and minimize the public's 
reporting burden. It also helps the public understand our information 
collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired 
format.
    A Federal Register notice with a 60-day public comment period 
soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on 
September 25th, 2020 (85 FR 60488). No comments were received.
    As part of our continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent 
burdens, we are again soliciting comments from the public and other 
Federal agencies on the proposed ICR that is described below. We are 
especially interested in public comment addressing the following:
    (1) Whether or not the collection of information is necessary for 
the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including 
whether or not the information will have practical utility;
    (2) The accuracy of our estimate of the burden for this collection 
of information, including the validity of the methodology and 
assumptions used;
    (3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and
    (4) How might the agency 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, e.g., 
permitting electronic submission of response.
    Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of 
public record. Before including your address, phone number, email 
address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you 
should be aware that your entire comment--including your personal 
identifying information--may be made publicly available at any time. 
While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal 
identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we 
will be able to do so.
    Abstract: This collection is authorized by Section 101(b) of the 
National Historic Preservation Act, as amended (54 U.S.C. 302301), 
which specifies the role of States, Tribes, and Local governments in 
the Historic Preservation Program (HPP). This information collection 
has an impact on State, Tribal, and local governments that wish to 
participate formally with the National Park Service in the HPP. 
Information is also requested to meet grant management and monitoring 
of responsibilities for States, Tribes, local government, and other 
eligible grant recipients under 54 U.S.C. 300101 et seq. and 2 CFR 200.
    Each year Congress directs the NPS to use part of the annual 
appropriation from the Historic Preservation Fund (HPF) for the State 
grant program and the Tribal grant programs to assist States and Tribes 
in carrying out their statutory role in the HPP. Through competitive 
grant programs, Congress also directs NPS to provide financial 
assistance to a variety of eligible grant recipients to support the 
broad cultural resource mandates of the National Historic Preservation 
Act and for other purposes.
    The information from this collection is required to evaluate if 
State, Tribal, and local governments meet minimum standards and 
requirements for participation in the HPP; and to meet program specific 
requirements as well as government- wide requirements for Federal grant 
programs.
    The NPS uses the information collected to ensure compliance with 
the National Historic Preservation Act, as well as government-wide 
grant requirements issued and implemented through 43 CFR part 12 and 2 
CFR 200.
    Title of Collection: Procedures for State, Tribal, and Local 
Government Historic Preservation Programs.
    OMB Control Number: 1024-0038.
    Form Number: None.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: State, Tribal, local governments, and 
grant applicants or recipients who wish to participate formally in the 
National Historic Preservation Program and/or who wish to apply for 
Historic Preservation Fund grant assistance.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 2,229.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 43,108.
    Estimated Completion Time per Response: Varies from .25 hours to 
166 hours depending on activity.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 40,761.
    Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain or retain a benefit.
    Frequency of Collection: On occasion, depending on the grant 
program.
    Total Estimated Annual Non-hour Burden Cost: None.
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required 
to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a 
currently valid OMB control number.
    The authority for this action is the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.).

Phadrea Ponds,
Information Collection Clearance Officer, National Park Service.
[FR Doc. 2020-27578 Filed 12-29-20; 8:45 am]
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