Proposed Information Collection Request; Contractor Conflicts of Interest (Renewal), 18527-18528 [2021-07331]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 67 / Friday, April 9, 2021 / Notices The Agency will consider public comments on the settlement until May 10, 2021. The Agency will consider all comments received and may modify or withdraw its consent to the proposed settlement if comments received disclose facts or considerations which indicate that the proposed settlement is inappropriate, improper, or inadequate. ADDRESSES: Copies of the settlement are available from the Agency by contacting Ms. Paula V. Painter, Program Analyst, using the contact information provided in this notice. Comments may also be submitted by referencing the Site’s name through one of the following methods: Internet: https://www.epa.gov/ aboutepa/about-epa-region-4southeast#r4-public-notices. Email: Painter.Paula@epa.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paula V. Painter at 404/562–8887. DATES: Maurice Horsey, Chief, Enforcement Branch, Superfund & Emergency Management Division. [FR Doc. 2021–07330 Filed 4–8–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [ER–FRL–9056–1] Environmental Impact Statements; Notice of Availability Responsible Agency: Office of Federal Activities, General Information 202– 564–5632 or https://www.epa.gov/nepa. Weekly receipt of Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) Filed March 29, 2021 10 a.m. EST Through April 5, 2021 10 a.m. EST Pursuant to 40 CFR 1506.9. Notice: Section 309(a) of the Clean Air Act requires that EPA make public its comments on EISs issued by other Federal agencies. EPA’s comment letters on EISs are available at: https:// cdxnodengn.epa.gov/cdx-enepa-public/ action/eis/search. EIS No. 20210039, Final, USFS, AZ, Pinto Valley Mine, Review Period Ends: 05/24/2021, Contact: Mindy Sue Vogel 303–275–5250. EIS No. 20210040, Final, FTA, TX, Dallas CBD Second Light Rail Alignment (D2 Subway), Contact: Terence Plaskon 817–978–0573. Under 23 U.S.C. 139(n)(2), FTA has issued a single document that consists of a final environmental impact statement and record of decision. Therefore, the 30-day wait/review period under NEPA does not apply to this action. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:45 Apr 08, 2021 Jkt 253001 Dated: April 5, 2021. Cindy S. Barger, Director, NEPA Compliance Division, Office of Federal Activities. [FR Doc. 2021–07298 Filed 4–8–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OARM–2018–0028; FRL–10022– 31–OMS] Proposed Information Collection Request; Contractor Conflicts of Interest (Renewal) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is planning to submit an information collection request (ICR), ‘‘Contractor Conflicts of Interest’’ (EPA ICR No. 1550.12, OMB Control No. 2030–0023) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). Before doing so, EPA is soliciting public comments on specific aspects of the proposed information collection as described below. This is a proposed renewal of the ICR, which is currently approved through December 31, 2021. An Agency may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a current valid OMB control number. SUMMARY: Comments must be submitted on or before June 8, 2021. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, referencing Docket ID No. EPA–HQ– OARM–2018–0028 online using www.regulations.gov (our preferred method), or by mail to: EPA Docket Center, Environmental Protection Agency, Mail Code 28221T, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20460. EPA’s policy is that all comments received will be included in the public docket without change, including any personal information provided, unless the comment includes profanity, threats, information claimed to be Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Pamela Leftrict, OAS/PTOD, 3803R, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20460; telephone number: (202) 564– 9463; fax number: N/A; email address: leftrict.pamela@epa.gov. DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 18527 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Supporting documents which explain in detail the information that the EPA will be collecting are available in the public docket for this ICR. The docket can be viewed online at www.regulations.gov or in person at the EPA Docket Center, WJC West, Room 3334, 1301 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC. The telephone number for the Docket Center is 202–566–1744. For additional information about EPA’s public docket, visit http://www.epa.gov/ dockets. Pursuant to section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA, EPA is soliciting comments and information to enable it to: (i) Evaluate 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; (ii) evaluate 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; (iii) enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (iv) 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 responses. EPA will consider the comments received and amend the ICR as appropriate. The final ICR package will then be submitted to OMB for review and approval. At that time, EPA will issue another Federal Register notice to announce the submission of the ICR to OMB and the opportunity to submit additional comments to OMB. Abstract: The collection of this information is required to ensure that the Agency can effectively identify, evaluate, and take appropriate action concerning contractor conflicts of interest (COI). Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) contractors are required to disclose any actual or potential COI with regard to their employees, corporate affiliations, and business relationships. Contractors will be required to maintain a database of business relationships and report information to EPA on either an annual basis or when work is ordered under an Agency contract. Additionally, under some contracts, the contractor must request written approval from the contracting officer to enter a proposed contract subject to the restrictions of EPA’s Limitation of Future Contracting Clause that can found at CFR 48 1552.209–74. E:\FR\FM\09APN1.SGM 09APN1 18528 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 67 / Friday, April 9, 2021 / Notices Changes in Estimates: There is an increase of 12,878 hours in the total estimated respondent burden compared with the ICR currently approved by OMB. This increase is due to an increase in the number of Conflicts of Interest Plans required by the upsurge in acquisitions during the past three (3) years. In the previous filing, there were 45 required COI plans, but in the current filing there are 56 required COI plans. Form Numbers: None. Respondents/affected entities: All contractors seeking contract award that are identified with the potential conflict of interest upon contract award. Respondent’s obligation to respond: This obligation is mandatory in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) subpart 9.5. Estimated number of respondents: 56. Frequency of response: Varies. Total estimated burden: 68,933 hours annually. Burden is defined at 5 CFR 1320.03(b). Total estimated cost: $4,996,497.08 (per year), includes $624,851.92 annualized capital or operation & maintenance costs. Kimberly Patrick, Director, Office of Acquisition Solutions. FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION Notice of Termination of Receiverships The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC or Receiver), as Receiver for each of the following insured depository institutions, was charged with the duty of winding up the affairs of the former institutions and liquidating all related assets. The Receiver has fulfilled its obligations and made all dividend distributions required by law. [FR Doc. 2021–07331 Filed 4–8–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P NOTICE OF TERMINATION OF RECEIVERSHIPS Fund Receivership name City 10452 ..... 10455 ..... Heartland Bank ................................................................................. Jasper Banking Company ................................................................. Leawood ...................................... Jasper .......................................... The Receiver has further irrevocably authorized and appointed FDICCorporate as its attorney-in-fact to execute and file any and all documents that may be required to be executed by the Receiver which FDIC-Corporate, in its sole discretion, deems necessary, including but not limited to releases, discharges, satisfactions, endorsements, assignments, and deeds. Effective on the termination dates listed above, the Receiverships have been terminated, the Receiver has been discharged, and the Receiverships have ceased to exist as legal entities. (Authority: 12 U.S.C. 1819) Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Dated at Washington, DC, on April 6, 2021. James P. Sheesley, Assistant Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–07355 Filed 4–8–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6714–01–P FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION RIN 3064–ZA14 Request for Information on FDIC Official Sign and Advertising Requirements and Potential Technological Solutions Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). ACTION: Request for information and comment. AGENCY: As banks and savings associations adjust their business models to innovate and remain SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:16 Apr 08, 2021 Jkt 253001 competitive, and as such digital transformation continues to accelerate, the FDIC is renewing its effort to consider how to revise and clarify its official sign and advertising rules related to FDIC deposit insurance. The FDIC is issuing this Request for Information (RFI) to inform FDIC efforts to align the policy objectives of its rules with how today’s banks and savings associations offer deposit products and services and how consumers connect with banks and savings associations, including through evolving channels. The FDIC also requests information about how technological or other solutions could be leveraged to help consumers better distinguish FDICinsured banks and savings associations from entities that are not insured by the FDIC (nonbanks), particularly across web and digital channels. DATES: Comments must be received by May 24, 2021. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by RIN 3064–ZA14, by any of the following methods: • Agency Website: https:// www.fdic.gov/regulations/laws/federal/. Follow the instructions for submitting comments on the agency website. • Email: Comments@fdic.gov. Include RIN 3064–ZA14 in the subject line of the message. • Mail: James P. Sheesley, Assistant Executive Secretary, Attention: Comments-RIN 3064–ZA14, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, 550 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20429. • Hand Delivery/Courier: Comments may be hand-delivered to the guard PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 State KS GA Termination date 04/01/2021 04/01/2021 station at the rear of the 550 17th Street NW, building (located on F Street) on business days between 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., EST. All comments received must include the agency name and RIN 3064–ZA14 for this rulemaking. Public Inspection: All comments received will be posted without change to https://www.fdic.gov/regulations/ laws/federal/—including any personal information provided—for public inspection. Paper copies of public comments may be ordered from the FDIC Public Information Center, 3501 North Fairfax Drive, Room E–1002, Arlington, VA 22226 by telephone at (877) 275–3342 or (703) 562–2200. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David Friedman, Senior Policy Analyst, Division of Depositor and Consumer Protection, (202) 898–7168, dfriedman@ fdic.gov; Edward Hof, Senior Consumer Affairs Specialist, Division of Depositor and Consumer Protection, (202) 898– 7213, edwhof@fdic.gov; or Richard M. Schwartz, Counsel, Legal Division, (202) 898–7424, rischwartz@fdic.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The FDIC is an independent federal agency with a mission of maintaining stability and public confidence in the nation’s financial system by insuring bank deposits, examining and supervising financial institutions for safety and soundness and consumer protection, making large and complex financial institutions resolvable, and managing receiverships. Today, there are approximately five thousand FDICinsured banks and savings associations E:\FR\FM\09APN1.SGM 09APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 67 (Friday, April 9, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 18527-18528]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-07331]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OARM-2018-0028; FRL-10022-31-OMS]


Proposed Information Collection Request; Contractor Conflicts of 
Interest (Renewal)

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is planning to 
submit an information collection request (ICR), ``Contractor Conflicts 
of Interest'' (EPA ICR No. 1550.12, OMB Control No. 2030-0023) to the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in 
accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). Before doing so, EPA 
is soliciting public comments on specific aspects of the proposed 
information collection as described below. This is a proposed renewal 
of the ICR, which is currently approved through December 31, 2021. An 
Agency may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to 
respond to a collection of information unless it displays a current 
valid OMB control number.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before June 8, 2021.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, referencing Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-OARM-
2018-0028 online using www.regulations.gov (our preferred method), or 
by mail to: EPA Docket Center, Environmental Protection Agency, Mail 
Code 28221T, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20460.
    EPA's policy is that all comments received will be included in the 
public docket without change, including any personal information 
provided, unless the comment includes profanity, threats, information 
claimed to be Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other 
information whose disclosure is restricted by statute.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Pamela Leftrict, OAS/PTOD, 3803R, 
Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, 
DC 20460; telephone number: (202) 564-9463; fax number: N/A; email 
address: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Supporting documents which explain in detail the information that 
the EPA will be collecting are available in the public docket for this 
ICR. The docket can be viewed online at www.regulations.gov or in 
person at the EPA Docket Center, WJC West, Room 3334, 1301 Constitution 
Ave. NW, Washington, DC. The telephone number for the Docket Center is 
202-566-1744. For additional information about EPA's public docket, 
visit http://www.epa.gov/dockets.
    Pursuant to section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA, EPA is soliciting 
comments and information to enable it to: (i) Evaluate 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; (ii) evaluate 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; (iii) enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and (iv) 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 responses. EPA 
will consider the comments received and amend the ICR as appropriate. 
The final ICR package will then be submitted to OMB for review and 
approval. At that time, EPA will issue another Federal Register notice 
to announce the submission of the ICR to OMB and the opportunity to 
submit additional comments to OMB.
    Abstract: The collection of this information is required to ensure 
that the Agency can effectively identify, evaluate, and take 
appropriate action concerning contractor conflicts of interest (COI). 
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) contractors are required to 
disclose any actual or potential COI with regard to their employees, 
corporate affiliations, and business relationships. Contractors will be 
required to maintain a database of business relationships and report 
information to EPA on either an annual basis or when work is ordered 
under an Agency contract. Additionally, under some contracts, the 
contractor must request written approval from the contracting officer 
to enter a proposed contract subject to the restrictions of EPA's 
Limitation of Future Contracting Clause that can found at CFR 48 
1552.209-74.

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    Form Numbers: None.
    Respondents/affected entities: All contractors seeking contract 
award that are identified with the potential conflict of interest upon 
contract award.
    Respondent's obligation to respond: This obligation is mandatory in 
accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) subpart 9.5.
    Estimated number of respondents: 56.
    Frequency of response: Varies.
    Total estimated burden: 68,933 hours annually. Burden is defined at 
5 CFR 1320.03(b).
    Total estimated cost: $4,996,497.08 (per year), includes 
$624,851.92 annualized capital or operation & maintenance costs.
    Changes in Estimates: There is an increase of 12,878 hours in the 
total estimated respondent burden compared with the ICR currently 
approved by OMB. This increase is due to an increase in the number of 
Conflicts of Interest Plans required by the upsurge in acquisitions 
during the past three (3) years. In the previous filing, there were 45 
required COI plans, but in the current filing there are 56 required COI 
plans.

Kimberly Patrick,
Director, Office of Acquisition Solutions.
[FR Doc. 2021-07331 Filed 4-8-21; 8:45 am]
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