Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection, 1932-1933 [2021-00291]

Download as PDF 1932 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 6 / Monday, January 11, 2021 / Notices jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Funds—The RCDI grant and matching money. Intermediary—A qualified private organization, nonprofit organization (including faith-based and community organizations and philanthropic organizations), or public (including tribal) organization that provides financial and technical assistance to multiple recipients. Low-income rural community—An authority, district, economic development authority, regional council, federally recognized tribe, or unit of government representing an incorporated city, town, village, county, township, parish, Indian reservation or borough whose income is at or below 80 percent of either the state or national Median Household Income as measured by the 2010 Census. Matching funds—Cash or confirmed funding commitments. Matching funds must be at least equal to the grant amount and committed for a period of not less than the grant performance period. Recipient—-The entity that receives the financial and technical assistance from the Intermediary. The recipient must be a nonprofit community-based housing and development organization, a low-income rural community or a federally recognized Tribe. Rural and rural area—Any area other than (i) a city or town that has a population of greater than 50,000 inhabitants; and (ii) the urbanized area contiguous and adjacent to such city or town. Technical assistance—Skilled help in improving the recipient’s abilities in the areas of housing, community facilities, or community and economic development. Non-Discrimination Statement In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/ parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity, in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA (not all bases apply to all programs). Remedies and complaint filing deadlines vary by program or incident. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for VerDate Sep<11>2014 22:36 Jan 08, 2021 Jkt 253001 program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the responsible Agency or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720–2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English. To file a program discrimination complaint, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD– 3027, found online at http:// www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_ cust.html and at any USDA office or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632–9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by: (1) By mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington DC 20250–9410; (2) Fax: (202) 690–7442; or (3) Email: program.intake@usda.gov. Persons with Disabilities Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have speech disabilities and you wish to file either an EEO or program complaint please contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877–8339 or (800) 845– 6136 (in Spanish). Persons with disabilities who wish to file a program complaint, please see information above on how to contact us by mail directly or by email. If you require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) please contact USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720–2600 (voice and TDD). Appeal Process All adverse determinations regarding applicant eligibility and the awarding of points as part of the selection process are appealable pursuant to 7 CFR part 11. Instructions on the appeal process will be provided at the time an applicant is notified of the adverse decision. In the event the applicant is awarded a grant that is less than the amount requested, the applicant will be required to modify its application to conform to the reduced amount before execution of the grant agreement. The Agency reserves the right to reduce or withdraw the award if acceptable modifications are not submitted by the awardee within 15 working days from the date the request for modification is made. Any PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 modifications must be within the scope of the original application. Elizabeth Green, Acting Administrator, Rural Housing Service. [FR Doc. 2021–00289 Filed 1–8–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–XV–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Utilities Service [Docket No. RUS–20–ELECTRIC–0049] Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection Rural Utilities Service, USDA. Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the intention of Rural Utilities Service (RUS) to request an extension to a currently approved information collection for which RUS intends to request approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). SUMMARY: Comments on this notice must be received by March 12, 2021 to be assured of consideration. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Coates, Electric Program, Rural Utilities Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1400 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC 20250, Telephone: (202) 260–5415, Email: Robert.Coates@ usda.gov. DATES: The 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 existing 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 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\11JAN1.SGM 11JAN1 jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 6 / Monday, January 11, 2021 / Notices the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments may be sent through the Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and, in the ‘‘Search’’ box, enter the Docket ID No ‘‘RUS–20–ELECTRIC–0049’’ 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 ‘‘Help’’ button at the top of the page. Title: Assistance to High Energy Cost Rural Communities. OMB Number: 0572–0136. Expiration Date of Approval: June 30, 2021. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: The Rural Electrification Act of 1936 (RE Act) (7 U.S.C. 901 et seq.) was mended in November 2000 to create a new program to help rural communities with extremely high energy costs (Pub. L. 106–472). Under the new section 19 of the RE Act (7 U.S.C. 918a), the Secretary of Agriculture through RUS, is authorized to provide financial assistance. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 3.4 hours per response. Respondents: Business or other forprofit, not-for-profit institutions, State, Local, or Tribal Government. Estimated Number of Respondents: 60. Estimated Number of Responses: 344 Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 5.73. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 1,172. Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Kimble Brown, Management Analyst, Innovation Center, Regulations Management Division, at (202) 720–6780. 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. 2021–00291 Filed 1–8–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P VerDate Sep<11>2014 22:36 Jan 08, 2021 Jkt 253001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–570–120] Certain Vertical Shaft Engines Between 225cc and 999cc, and Parts Thereof From the People’s Republic of China: Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination and Final Negative Critical Circumstances Determination Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) determines that countervailable subsidies are being provided to producers and/or exporters of certain vertical shaft engines between 225cc and 999cc, and parts thereof (vertical shaft engines) from the People’s Republic of China (China). DATES: Applicable January 11, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Andrew Huston, AD/CVD Operations, Office VII, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–4261. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background The petitioners in this investigation are the Coalition of American Vertical Engine Producers and its individual members.1 In addition to the Government of China, the mandatory respondents in this investigation are Loncin Motor Co. (Loncin) and Chongqing Zongshen General Power Machine Co., Ltd. (Zongshen). On June 19, 2020, Commerce published in the Federal Register the Preliminary Determination of this investigation.2 On November 4, 2020, Commerce issued a Post-Preliminary Analysis.3 For a complete description of the events that followed the Preliminary Determination of this investigation, see 1 Individual members are Kohler Co. and Briggs & Stratton Corporation. 2 See Certain Vertical Shaft Engines Between 225cc and 999cc, and Parts Thereof from the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination, Preliminary Negative Critical Circumstances Determination, and Alignment of Final Determination With Final Antidumping Duty Determination, 85 FR 37061 (June 19, 2020) (Preliminary Determination), and accompanying Preliminary Decision Memorandum (PDM). 3 See Memorandum, ‘‘Post-Preliminary Analysis of Countervailing Duty Investigation of Certain Vertical Shaft Engines Between 225cc and 999cc, and Parts Thereof from the People’s Republic of China,’’ dated June 4, 2020. PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1933 the Issues and Decision Memorandum.4 The Issues and Decision Memorandum is a public document and is on file electronically via Enforcement and Compliance’s Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (ACCESS). ACCESS is available to registered users at http://access.trade.gov. In addition, a complete version of the Issues and Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly at http://enforcement.trade.gov/ frn/. The signed and electronic versions of the Issues and Decision Memorandum are identical in content. Scope of the Investigation The products covered by this investigation are certain vertical shaft engines from China. For a complete description of the scope of this investigation, see Appendix I. Period of Investigation The period of investigation is January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019. Use of Adverse Facts Available In making this final determination, Commerce is relying on facts otherwise available, including adverse facts available (AFA), pursuant to section 776(a) and (b) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). For a full discussion of our application of AFA, see the Preliminary Determination.5 Analysis of Comments Received In the Issues and Decision Memorandum, we address all issues raised in parties’ case and rebuttal briefs. A list of the issues that parties raised, and to which we responded, is attached to this notice as Appendix II. Changes Since the Preliminary Determination Based on our review and analysis of the comments received from parties, we made changes to Loncin and Zongshen’s subsidy rate calculations. For a discussion of the changes, see the Issues and Decision Memorandum.6 4 See Memorandum, ‘‘Decision Memorandum for the Final Affirmative Determination and Final Negative Critical Circumstances Determination in the Countervailing Duty Investigation of Certain Vertical Shaft Engines Between 225cc and 999cc, and Parts Thereof from the People’s Republic of China,’’ dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Issues and Decision Memorandum). 5 We are making no changes to our application of AFA, and thus incorporate by reference our discussion from the Preliminary Determination. See PDM at ‘‘Use of Facts Otherwise Available and Adverse Inferences.’’ 6 See Issues and Decision Memorandum at ‘‘Analysis of Programs.’’ E:\FR\FM\11JAN1.SGM 11JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 6 (Monday, January 11, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 1932-1933]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-00291]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Rural Utilities Service

[Docket No. RUS-20-ELECTRIC-0049]


Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved 
Information Collection

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, this 
notice announces the intention of Rural Utilities Service (RUS) to 
request an extension to a currently approved information collection for 
which RUS intends to request approval from the Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB).

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by March 12, 2021 to be 
assured of consideration.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Coates, Electric Program, Rural 
Utilities Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1400 Independence 
Ave. SW, Washington, DC 20250, Telephone: (202) 260-5415, Email: 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The 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 existing 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

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the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other 
technological collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology. Comments may be sent through the Federal eRulemaking 
Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and, in the ``Search'' box, 
enter the Docket ID No ``RUS-20-ELECTRIC-0049'' 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 ``Help'' button at the top of the page.
    Title: Assistance to High Energy Cost Rural Communities.
    OMB Number: 0572-0136.
    Expiration Date of Approval: June 30, 2021.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information 
collection.
    Abstract: The Rural Electrification Act of 1936 (RE Act) (7 U.S.C. 
901 et seq.) was mended in November 2000 to create a new program to 
help rural communities with extremely high energy costs (Pub. L. 106-
472). Under the new section 19 of the RE Act (7 U.S.C. 918a), the 
Secretary of Agriculture through RUS, is authorized to provide 
financial assistance.
    Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of 
information is estimated to average 3.4 hours per response.
    Respondents: Business or other for-profit, not-for-profit 
institutions, State, Local, or Tribal Government.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 60.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 344
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 5.73.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 1,172.
    Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Kimble 
Brown, Management Analyst, Innovation Center, Regulations Management 
Division, at (202) 720-6780. 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.
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