Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comments Requested, 16577-16578 [2021-06519]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 59 / Tuesday, March 30, 2021 / Notices jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shannon Chase, Branch Chief, Single Family Housing Direct Loan Origination, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, STOP 0783, Washington, DC 20250–0783, Telephone: (515) 305– 0399, Email: shannon.chase@usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Direct Single Family Housing Loans and Grants. OMB Number: 0575–0172. Expiration Date of Approval: July 31, 2021. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: Through its direct single family housing loan and grant programs (specifically the Sections 502 and 504 programs), RHS provides eligible applicants with financial assistance to own adequate but modest homes in rural areas. The financing and servicing is provided directly by RHS. The Section 502 direct loan program provides 100 percent loan financing to assist low- and very low-income applicants purchase modest homes in eligible rural areas by providing payment assistance to increase an applicant’s repayment ability. The Section 504 loan program provides one percent interest rate loans to very lowincome homeowners in eligible rural areas to repair, improve, or modernize their home or to remove health and safety hazards. The Section 504 grant program provides grants to elderly very low-income homeowners in eligible rural areas to remove health and safety hazards, or accessibility barriers from their home, often in conjunction with a Section 504 loan. Applicants must provide the Agency with a uniform residential loan application and supporting documentation (e.g., verification of income, assets, liabilities, etc.) when applying for assistance. The information requested regarding the applicant and the property is vital in order for the Agency to make sound eligibility and underwriting decisions that comply with the laws and regulations that govern the programs. The information requested is comparable to that required by any public or private mortgage lender. When servicing loans, RHS offers servicing options that are standard to the industry. In addition, RHS offers unique servicing options (e.g., payment subsidies and payment moratoriums) and is required to take unique servicing actions (e.g., review borrowers for their ability to refinance with private credit). Borrowers must provide the Agency with pertinent information when a VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:59 Mar 29, 2021 Jkt 253001 servicing option/action is requested/ required in order for the Agency to make sound servicing decisions that comply with the laws and regulations that govern the programs. Estimate of Burden: Public burden for this collection of information is estimated to average .48 hours per response. Respondents: Approximately 26,000 applicants seeking direct single family housing loans and grants from the Agency and approximately 222,919 existing borrowers who have active loans and grants under the Section 502 and 504 programs. Estimated Number of Respondents: 248,919. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 2.5. Estimated Total Number of Responses: 638,077. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents (hours): 305,646. Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Lynn Gilbert, Regulations Management Division at (202) 690–2682. Comments: 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 by the Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to https:// beta.regulations.gov and, in the ‘‘Search Regulations and Federal Actions’’ box, select ‘‘RHS’’ from the agency dropdown menu, then click on ‘‘Submit.’’ In the Docket ID column, select 0575–0172 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 ‘‘User Tips’’ link. All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 16577 comments will also become a matter of public record. Chadwick Parker, Acting Administrator, Rural Housing Service. [FR Doc. 2021–06488 Filed 3–29–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–XV–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Housing Service [Docket Number: RHS–21–CF–0006] Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comments Requested Rural Housing Service, USDA. Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Rural Housing Service’s intention to request an extension for a currently approved information collection in support of the Community Facilities Grant Program. DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by June 1, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robin M. Jones, Management Analyst, Regulations Management Division, Innovation Center, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1400 Independence Ave. SW, South Building, Washington, DC 20250–1522. Telephone: (202) 772– 1172. Email: robin.m.jones@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 will be submitted to OMB for extension and revision. SUMMARY: Comments 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 E:\FR\FM\30MRN1.SGM 30MRN1 jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES 16578 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 59 / Tuesday, March 30, 2021 / Notices through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments may be sent by the Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http:// www.regulations.gov and, in the lower ‘‘Search Regulations and Federal Actions’’ box, select ‘‘Rural Housing Service’’ from the agency drop-down menu, then click on ‘‘Submit.’’ In the Docket ID column, select RHS–21–CF– 0006 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 ‘‘User Tips’’ link. Title: Community Facilities Grant Program. OMB Control Number: 0575–0173. Expiration Date of Approval: October 31, 2021. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: Community Programs, a division of the Rural Housing Service (RHS), is part of the United States Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development mission area. The Agency is authorized by Section 306(a) of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act (7 U.S.C. 1926), as amended, to make grants to public agencies, nonprofit corporations, and Indian tribes to develop essential community facilities and services for public use in rural areas. These facilities include schools, libraries, child care, hospitals, clinics, assisted-living facilities, fire and rescue stations, police stations, community centers, public buildings, and transportation. Through its Community Programs, the Department of Agriculture is striving to ensure that such facilities are readily available to all rural communities. Information will be collected by the field offices from applicants, consultants, lenders, and public entities. The collection of information is considered the minimum necessary to effectively evaluate the overall scope of the project. Failure to collect information could have an adverse impact on effectively carrying out the mission, administration, processing, and program requirements. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 2.09 hours per response. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:59 Mar 29, 2021 Jkt 253001 Respondents: Public bodies, nonprofit corporations and associations, and federally recognized Indian tribes. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1085. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 3.27. Estimated Number of Responses: 3550 Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 7,428 hours. Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Robin M. Jones, Regulations and Paperwork Management Branch, at (202) 772–1172, Email: robin.m.jones@usda.gov. All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will also become matter of public record. Chadwick Parker, Acting Administrator, Rural Housing Service. [FR Doc. 2021–06519 Filed 3–29–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–XV–P CIVIL RIGHTS COMMISSION Agenda and Notice of Public Meeting of the South Dakota Advisory Committee Commission on Civil Rights. ACTION: Announcement of public meeting. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (Commission), and the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), that the South Dakota State Advisory Committee to the Commission will convene a meeting on March 31, 2021 at 3 p.m. (CT). The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the Committee’s Project on maternal health disparities for American Indian women in South Dakota. DATES: Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at 3 p.m. (CT). Public Web Conference Registration Link (video and audio): https://bit.ly/ 39b202U; password, if needed: USCCR. If Joining By Phone Only, Dial: 1–800– 360–9505; access code: 199 899 3893. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mallory Trachtenberg at mtrachtenberg@usccr.gov or by phone at (202) 809–9618. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting is available to the public through the web link above. If joining only via phone, callers can expect to incur charges for calls they initiate over wireless lines, and the Commission will not refund any incurred charges. Individuals who are deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing may also follow the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 proceedings by first calling the Federal Relay Service at 1–800–877–8339 and providing the Service with conference details found through registering at the web link above. Members of the public are entitled to make comments during the open period at the end of the meeting. Members of the public may also submit written comments; the comments must be received in the Regional Programs Unit within 30 days following the meeting. Written comments may be emailed to Mallory Trachtenberg at mtrachtenberg@usccr.gov. Persons who desire additional information may contact the Regional Programs Unit at (202) 809–9618. Records and documents discussed during the meeting will be available for public viewing as they become available at www.facadatabase.gov. Persons interested in the work of this advisory committee are advised to go to the Commission’s website, www.usccr.gov, or to contact the Regional Programs Unit at the above phone number or email address. Agenda Wednesday, March 31, 2021 From 3:00 p.m. (ET) I. Roll Call II. Discussion: Committee Process and Goals III. Discussion: Recommendations IV. Public Comment V. Adjournment Dated: March 24, 2021. David Mussatt, Supervisory Chief, Regional Programs Unit. [FR Doc. 2021–06472 Filed 3–29–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security In the Matter of: Alonso GonzalezGranados, Avenida del Aqua #1530, Juarez, Mexico; Order Denying Export Privileges On March 8, 2019, in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, Alonso Gonzalez-Granados (‘‘GonzalezGranados’’) was convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. 554(a). Specifically, GonzalezGranados was convicted of knowingly, fraudulently, and intentionally exporting and unlawfully sending from the United States, and attempting to export and send from the United States, fifty (50) rifle magazines and two (2) boxes of ammunition, in violation of 18 U.S.C. 554. Gonzalez-Granados was sentenced to ten (10) months in prison, E:\FR\FM\30MRN1.SGM 30MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 59 (Tuesday, March 30, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 16577-16578]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-06519]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Rural Housing Service

[Docket Number: RHS-21-CF-0006]


Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved 
Information Collection; Comments Requested

AGENCY: Rural Housing 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 Rural Housing Service's intention to request an 
extension for a currently approved information collection in support of 
the Community Facilities Grant Program.

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by June 1, 2021.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robin M. Jones, Management Analyst, 
Regulations Management Division, Innovation Center, U.S. Department of 
Agriculture, 1400 Independence Ave. SW, South Building, Washington, DC 
20250-1522. Telephone: (202) 772-1172. 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 will 
be submitted to OMB for extension and revision.

Comments

    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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through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or 
other technological collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.
    Comments may be sent by the Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to 
http://www.regulations.gov and, in the lower ``Search Regulations and 
Federal Actions'' box, select ``Rural Housing Service'' from the agency 
drop-down menu, then click on ``Submit.'' In the Docket ID column, 
select RHS-21-CF-0006 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 ``User Tips'' 
link.
    Title: Community Facilities Grant Program.
    OMB Control Number: 0575-0173.
    Expiration Date of Approval: October 31, 2021.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information 
collection.
    Abstract: Community Programs, a division of the Rural Housing 
Service (RHS), is part of the United States Department of Agriculture's 
Rural Development mission area. The Agency is authorized by Section 
306(a) of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act (7 U.S.C. 
1926), as amended, to make grants to public agencies, nonprofit 
corporations, and Indian tribes to develop essential community 
facilities and services for public use in rural areas. These facilities 
include schools, libraries, child care, hospitals, clinics, assisted-
living facilities, fire and rescue stations, police stations, community 
centers, public buildings, and transportation. Through its Community 
Programs, the Department of Agriculture is striving to ensure that such 
facilities are readily available to all rural communities.
    Information will be collected by the field offices from applicants, 
consultants, lenders, and public entities. The collection of 
information is considered the minimum necessary to effectively evaluate 
the overall scope of the project.
    Failure to collect information could have an adverse impact on 
effectively carrying out the mission, administration, processing, and 
program requirements.
    Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of 
information is estimated to average 2.09 hours per response.
    Respondents: Public bodies, nonprofit corporations and 
associations, and federally recognized Indian tribes.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1085.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 3.27.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 3550
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 7,428 hours.
    Copies of this information collection can be obtained from Robin M. 
Jones, Regulations and Paperwork Management Branch, at (202) 772-1172, 
Email: [email protected].
    All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the 
request for OMB approval. All comments will also become matter of 
public record.

Chadwick Parker,
Acting Administrator, Rural Housing Service.
[FR Doc. 2021-06519 Filed 3-29-21; 8:45 am]
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