Consolidated Delegation of Authority for the Government National Mortgage Association (Ginnie Mae), 3174-3175 [2021-00692]

Download as PDF 3174 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 9 / Thursday, January 14, 2021 / Notices telephone 202–402–5535. 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. Guido. This notice informs the public that HUD is seeking approval from OMB for the information collection described in Section A. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Overview of Information Collection Title of Information Collection: Assessment of the HUD Grants to Information collection Number of respondents Frequency of response Responses per annum Burden hour per response Annual Burden hours Hourly cost per response Annual cost Grantees ...................... Residents ..................... 18 150 4 4 4 4 2 0.5 144 300 $17.48 $7.50 $ 2,517 $ 2,250 Total ...................... 168 4 4 ........................ ........................ ........................ $ 4,767 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 comments in response to these questions. C. Authority: khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES are achieved, and provide information on the replicability and sustainability of these models. This information collection request is to collect information on the potential benefits of coordinated service delivery by HUD’s Lead Hazard Control Program and DOE’s Weatherization Assistance Program grantees and subgrantees. Respondents: Lead Hazard Control (LHC) Grantees; Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) Grantees; and residential property owners or residents (renters). Total Burden Estimate: The table below reflects our estimate of the burden on the LHC and WAP grantees, and the residents that will be recruited. Promote Coordination between Grantees of HUD’s Lead Hazard Control Program and DOE’s Weatherization Assistance Program. OMB Approval Number: 2539Pending. Type of Request: New request. Form Number: None. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: Congress requested HUD to do the following: (1) Demonstrate whether the coordination of Healthy Homes remediation activities with weatherization activities achieves cost savings and better outcomes in improving the safety and quality of homes, and (2) collect information on the benefits of coordinating with DOE, evaluate if improved health outcomes Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35. The Senior Advisor to the Director for the Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes, Warren Friedman, having reviewed and approved this document, is delegating the authority to electronically sign this document to submitter, Nacheshia Foxx, who is the Federal Register Liaison for HUD, for VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:43 Jan 13, 2021 Jkt 253001 purposes of publication in the Federal Register. Nacheshia Foxx, Federal Register Liaison for the Department of Housing and Urban Development. [FR Doc. 2021–00673 Filed 1–13–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–6238–D–01] Consolidated Delegation of Authority for the Government National Mortgage Association (Ginnie Mae) Office of the Secretary, HUD. Notice of Delegation of Authority. AGENCY: ACTION: This notice is issued to consolidate the authorities delegated from the Secretary to the President, Principal Executive Vice President, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, and Executive Vice President of Policy of the Government National Mortgage Association (Ginnie Mae). SUMMARY: DATES: Applicability Date: January 11, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Senior Vice President and Chief Risk Officer, Office of Enterprise Risk, Government National Mortgage Association, Department of Housing and Urban Development; Capitol View, 425 3rd Street, SW, 4th Floor; Washington, PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DC 20024; telephone number 202–475– 4918 (this is not a toll-free number). Persons with hearing- or speechimpairments may access this number through TTY by calling the Federal Relay Service at 1–800–877–8339 (this is a toll-free number). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Ginnie Mae is a wholly owned U.S. Government corporation within the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Ginnie Mae’s organic statute vests all the powers and duties of Ginnie Mae in the Secretary of HUD (12 U.S.C. 1723). In Ginnie Mae’s bylaws, the Secretary has delegated all the powers and duties of Ginnie Mae that were vested in the Secretary to Ginnie Mae. In previous Federal Register notices, the Secretary has delegated authority over Ginnie Mae to the Ginnie Mae President. Specifically, the Secretary has delegated: (1) All the Secretary’s authority with respect to managing Ginnie Mae and Ginnie Mae’s programs pursuant to title III of the National Housing Act (12 U.S.C. 1723 and 68 FR 41840); (2) Authority to waive regulations issued by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (73 FR 76674); (3) Authority to impose suspensions and debarments, with the concurrence of the General Counsel or his or her designee (54 FR 4913 and 63 FR 57133); and (4) The power to affix HUD’s seal and authenticate documents (68 FR 41840). This notice consolidates the functions that the Secretary has delegated to the E:\FR\FM\14JAN1.SGM 14JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 9 / Thursday, January 14, 2021 / Notices Ginnie Mae President, while also delegating certain concurrent authority to Ginnie Mae’s Principal Executive Vice President, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, and Executive Vice President of Policy. While the Secretary has delegated authority to these individuals, the Secretary retains authority under 12 U.S.C. 1723. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Section A. Consolidation of Authority Delegated The Secretary hereby concurrently delegates authority to the President, the Principal Executive Vice President, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, and Executive Vice President of Policy of Ginnie Mae the following: 1. All powers and duties of Ginnie Mae, which are by law vested in the Secretary, except as otherwise provided in the Ginnie Mae bylaws (12 U.S.C. 1723; 24 CFR part 310, section 1.02; Bylaws of the Government National Mortgage Association, posted at www.ginniemae.gov); 2. All authority of the Secretary with respect to the management of Ginnie Mae and Ginnie Mae programs pursuant to title III of the National Housing Act (12 U.S.C. 1723; 68 FR 41840); 3. The power to impose suspensions and debarments, with the concurrence of the General Counsel (Section 7(d), Department of Housing and Urban Development Act, 42 U.S.C. 3535(d); 54 FR 4913; 63 FR 57133); and 4. The authority to authenticate documents and affix the seal of HUD to documents (68 FR 41840). The Secretary hereby delegates authority to the President of Ginnie Mae the power to waive HUD regulations (Section 7(q), Department of Housing and Urban Development Act, 42 U.S.C. 3535(q); 73 FR 76674). Section B. Authority to Redelegate The Ginnie Mae President, Ginnie Mae Principal Executive Vice President, Ginnie Mae Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, and Ginnie Mae Executive Vice President of Policy may redelegate the authorities delegated by the Secretary, except for the authority to waive HUD regulations. The authority to waive HUD regulations is reserved for the Ginnie Mae President, pursuant to the Department of Housing and Urban Development Act (42 U.S.C. 3535(q)), and may not be redelegated. However, if the Ginnie Mae President is absent from office then Ginnie Mae’s Principal Executive Vice President, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of Policy, or other persons VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:43 Jan 13, 2021 Jkt 253001 authorized to act in the President’s absence may exercise the waiver authority of the President consistent with HUD’s policies and procedures (73 FR 76674 and 66 FR 13944). Section C. Authority Superseded This delegation of authority supersedes all previous delegations of authority and redelegations of authority for Ginnie Mae, including the delegation of authority published in the Federal Register on January 18, 2018 (83 FR 2660). The Secretary may revoke the authority authorized herein, in whole or part, at any time. Section D. Actions Ratified The Secretary hereby ratifies all actions previously taken by the Ginnie Mae President, Ginnie Mae Principal Executive Vice President, Ginnie Mae Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, and Ginnie Mae Executive Vice President of Policy that are consistent with the delegations of authority provided in this notice. Authority: Section 7(d), Department of Housing and Urban Development Act (42 U.S.C. 3535(d)); 24 CFR part 310; Bylaws of the Government National Mortgage Association, posted at www.ginniemae.gov. Benjamin S. Carson, Sr., Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–00692 Filed 1–13–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–7024–N–60] 30-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 Chief Information Officer, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: HUD has submitted the proposed information collection requirement described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days of public comment. DATES: Comments Due Date: February 16, 2021. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00067 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 3175 notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ Start Printed Page 15501PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colette Pollard, Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW, Washington, DC 20410; email Colette Pollard at Colette.Pollard@ hud.gov or telephone 202–402–3400. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. This is not a toll-free number. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Pollard. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice informs the public that HUD has submitted to OMB a request for approval of the information collection described in Section A. The Federal Register notice that solicited public comment on the information collection for a period of 60 days was published on September 23, 2020 at 85 FR 59817. 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 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 E:\FR\FM\14JAN1.SGM 14JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 9 (Thursday, January 14, 2021)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-6238-D-01]


Consolidated Delegation of Authority for the Government National 
Mortgage Association (Ginnie Mae)

AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, HUD.

ACTION: Notice of Delegation of Authority.

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SUMMARY: This notice is issued to consolidate the authorities delegated 
from the Secretary to the President, Principal Executive Vice 
President, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, and 
Executive Vice President of Policy of the Government National Mortgage 
Association (Ginnie Mae).

DATES: Applicability Date: January 11, 2021.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Senior Vice President and Chief Risk 
Officer, Office of Enterprise Risk, Government National Mortgage 
Association, Department of Housing and Urban Development; Capitol View, 
425 3rd Street, SW, 4th Floor; Washington, DC 20024; telephone number 
202-475-4918 (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 1-800-877-8339 (this is a toll-free number).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Ginnie Mae is a wholly owned U.S. Government 
corporation within the Department of Housing and Urban Development. 
Ginnie Mae's organic statute vests all the powers and duties of Ginnie 
Mae in the Secretary of HUD (12 U.S.C. 1723).
    In Ginnie Mae's bylaws, the Secretary has delegated all the powers 
and duties of Ginnie Mae that were vested in the Secretary to Ginnie 
Mae. In previous Federal Register notices, the Secretary has delegated 
authority over Ginnie Mae to the Ginnie Mae President. Specifically, 
the Secretary has delegated: (1) All the Secretary's authority with 
respect to managing Ginnie Mae and Ginnie Mae's programs pursuant to 
title III of the National Housing Act (12 U.S.C. 1723 and 68 FR 41840); 
(2) Authority to waive regulations issued by the U.S. Department of 
Housing and Urban Development (73 FR 76674); (3) Authority to impose 
suspensions and debarments, with the concurrence of the General Counsel 
or his or her designee (54 FR 4913 and 63 FR 57133); and (4) The power 
to affix HUD's seal and authenticate documents (68 FR 41840).
    This notice consolidates the functions that the Secretary has 
delegated to the

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Ginnie Mae President, while also delegating certain concurrent 
authority to Ginnie Mae's Principal Executive Vice President, Executive 
Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, and Executive Vice 
President of Policy. While the Secretary has delegated authority to 
these individuals, the Secretary retains authority under 12 U.S.C. 
1723.

Section A. Consolidation of Authority Delegated

    The Secretary hereby concurrently delegates authority to the 
President, the Principal Executive Vice President, Executive Vice 
President and Chief Operating Officer, and Executive Vice President of 
Policy of Ginnie Mae the following:
    1. All powers and duties of Ginnie Mae, which are by law vested in 
the Secretary, except as otherwise provided in the Ginnie Mae bylaws 
(12 U.S.C. 1723; 24 CFR part 310, section 1.02; Bylaws of the 
Government National Mortgage Association, posted at www.ginniemae.gov);
    2. All authority of the Secretary with respect to the management of 
Ginnie Mae and Ginnie Mae programs pursuant to title III of the 
National Housing Act (12 U.S.C. 1723; 68 FR 41840);
    3. The power to impose suspensions and debarments, with the 
concurrence of the General Counsel (Section 7(d), Department of Housing 
and Urban Development Act, 42 U.S.C. 3535(d); 54 FR 4913; 63 FR 57133); 
and
    4. The authority to authenticate documents and affix the seal of 
HUD to documents (68 FR 41840).
    The Secretary hereby delegates authority to the President of Ginnie 
Mae the power to waive HUD regulations (Section 7(q), Department of 
Housing and Urban Development Act, 42 U.S.C. 3535(q); 73 FR 76674).

Section B. Authority to Redelegate

    The Ginnie Mae President, Ginnie Mae Principal Executive Vice 
President, Ginnie Mae Executive Vice President and Chief Operating 
Officer, and Ginnie Mae Executive Vice President of Policy may 
redelegate the authorities delegated by the Secretary, except for the 
authority to waive HUD regulations. The authority to waive HUD 
regulations is reserved for the Ginnie Mae President, pursuant to the 
Department of Housing and Urban Development Act (42 U.S.C. 3535(q)), 
and may not be redelegated. However, if the Ginnie Mae President is 
absent from office then Ginnie Mae's Principal Executive Vice 
President, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, 
Executive Vice President of Policy, or other persons authorized to act 
in the President's absence may exercise the waiver authority of the 
President consistent with HUD's policies and procedures (73 FR 76674 
and 66 FR 13944).

Section C. Authority Superseded

    This delegation of authority supersedes all previous delegations of 
authority and redelegations of authority for Ginnie Mae, including the 
delegation of authority published in the Federal Register on January 
18, 2018 (83 FR 2660). The Secretary may revoke the authority 
authorized herein, in whole or part, at any time.

Section D. Actions Ratified

    The Secretary hereby ratifies all actions previously taken by the 
Ginnie Mae President, Ginnie Mae Principal Executive Vice President, 
Ginnie Mae Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, and 
Ginnie Mae Executive Vice President of Policy that are consistent with 
the delegations of authority provided in this notice.

    Authority: Section 7(d), Department of Housing and Urban 
Development Act (42 U.S.C. 3535(d)); 24 CFR part 310; Bylaws of the 
Government National Mortgage Association, posted at 
www.ginniemae.gov.

Benjamin S. Carson, Sr.,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2021-00692 Filed 1-13-21; 8:45 am]
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