Extension of Non-Statutory Deadlines; Supplemental Notice Waiving Regulations, 41465 [2021-16424]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 145 / Monday, August 2, 2021 / Notices Agency Information Collection Extension Office of Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR), Office of Science, Department of Energy. AGENCY: Submission for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) review; comment request. ACTION: The Department of Energy (DOE) has submitted an information collection request to the OMB for extension under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection requests a threeyear extension of its Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Commercialization Survey, OMB Control Number 1910–5166. The proposed collection will satisfy the program requirements of the Small Business Act, including requirements established in the SBIR program reauthorization legislation. DOE will collect the survey data via web-enabled software and provide it to the Small Business Administration (SBA) to maintain information about the DOE SBIR/STTR awards issued through the two programs. This data will be provided by DOE based on information collected from SBIR/STTR awardees. This data will be used by DOE, SBA, and Congress to assess the commercial impact of these two programs. SUMMARY: Comments regarding this collection must be received on or before September 1, 2021. If you anticipate that you will be submitting comments but find it difficult to do so within the period of time allowed by this notice, please advise the OMB Desk Officer of your intention to make a submission as soon as possible. The Desk Officer may be telephoned at (202) 395–4718. DATES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Claudia Cantoni, SBIR/STTR Programs Manager, U.S. Department of Energy, 19901 Germantown Road, Germantown, MD 20874–1290. Phone: (240) 255– 8590. Email: claudia.cantoni@ science.doe.gov. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:21 Jul 30, 2021 Jkt 253001 This information collection request contains: (1) OMB No.: 1910–5166; (2) Information Collection Request Title: Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Commercialization Survey; (3) Type of Request: Renewal; (4) Purpose: The DOE needs this information to satisfy the program requirements of the Small Business Act, including requirements established in the SBIR program reauthorization legislation, Public Law 106–554 and Public Law 107–50. This data will be collected by the DOE and provided to the Small Business Administration (SBA) to maintain information about SBIR/STTR awards issued through the two programs. This data will be provided by DOE based on information collected from SBIR/STTR awardees. This data will be used by DOE, SBA, and Congress to assess the commercial impact of these two programs; (5) Annual Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,000; (6) Annual Estimated Number of Total Responses: 1,000; (7) Annual Estimated Number of Burden Hours: 1,000; (8) Annual Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping Cost Burden: $83,000. Statutory Authority: Section 9 of the Small Business Act, as amended, codified at 15 U.S.C. 638(g). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 41465 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. AD20–11–000] Extension of Non-Statutory Deadlines; Supplemental Notice Waiving Regulations On May 8, 2020, in response to emergency conditions caused by Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID–19), the Secretary waived through September 1, 2020, the Commission’s regulations that require that filings with the Commission be notarized or supported by sworn declarations.1 On January 22, 2021, the Secretary extended this waiver through July 30, 2021.2 The National Emergency continues.3 However, companies and individuals are returning to their workplaces or are determining how to permit a safe return to their workplaces in the coming months. Therefore, there is good cause to extend through and including January 1, 2022, waiver of the Commission’s regulations that require that filings with the Commission be notarized or supported by sworn declarations as provided in the January 2021 Notice.4 Dated: July 26, 2021. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–16424 Filed 7–30–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P Signing Authority This document of the Department of Energy was signed on July 27, 2021, by Manny Oliver, Director, Office of Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer, pursuant to delegated authority from the Secretary of Energy. That document with the original signature and date is maintained by DOE. For administrative purposes only, and in compliance with requirements of the Office of the Federal Register, the undersigned DOE Federal Register Liaison Officer has been authorized to sign and submit the document in electronic format for publication, as an official document of the Department of Energy. This administrative process in no way alters the legal effect of this document upon publication in the Federal Register. Signed in Washington, DC, on July 27, 2021. Treena V. Garrett, Federal Register Liaison Officer, U.S. Department of Energy. [FR Doc. 2021–16345 Filed 7–30–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. ID–9224–000] Young, Theresa; Notice of Filing Take notice that on July 20, 2021, Theresa Young submitted for filing, application for authority to hold interlocking positions, pursuant to 1 See, e.g., 18 CFR 45.7 (2020) (requiring application for authority to hold interlocking positions to be verified under oath). 2 Supplemental Notice Waiving Regulations, Extension of Non-Statutory Deadlines, Docket No. AD20–11–000 (Jan. 22, 2021) (January 2021 Notice). 3 A Letter on the Continuation of the National Emergency Concerning the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID–19) Pandemic (Feb. 24, 2021), https:// www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statementsreleases/2021/02/24/a-letter-on-the-continuation-ofthe-national-emergency-concerning-thecoronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19-pandemic/. 4 The Commission concurrently is issuing an order in Docket No. EL20–37–000 granting blanket waiver of requirements to hold meetings in person and/or to provide or obtain notarized documents in open access transmission tariffs and other Commission-jurisdictional agreements through and including January 1, 2022. 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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 145 (Monday, August 2, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Page 41465]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-16424]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

[Docket No. AD20-11-000]


Extension of Non-Statutory Deadlines; Supplemental Notice Waiving 
Regulations

    On May 8, 2020, in response to emergency conditions caused by Novel 
Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), the Secretary waived through September 
1, 2020, the Commission's regulations that require that filings with 
the Commission be notarized or supported by sworn declarations.\1\ On 
January 22, 2021, the Secretary extended this waiver through July 30, 
2021.\2\
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    \1\ See, e.g., 18 CFR 45.7 (2020) (requiring application for 
authority to hold interlocking positions to be verified under oath).
    \2\ Supplemental Notice Waiving Regulations, Extension of Non-
Statutory Deadlines, Docket No. AD20-11-000 (Jan. 22, 2021) (January 
2021 Notice).
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    The National Emergency continues.\3\ However, companies and 
individuals are returning to their workplaces or are determining how to 
permit a safe return to their workplaces in the coming months. 
Therefore, there is good cause to extend through and including January 
1, 2022, waiver of the Commission's regulations that require that 
filings with the Commission be notarized or supported by sworn 
declarations as provided in the January 2021 Notice.\4\
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    \3\ A Letter on the Continuation of the National Emergency 
Concerning the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic (Feb. 
24, 2021), https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2021/02/24/a-letter-on-the-continuation-of-the-national-emergency-concerning-the-coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19-pandemic/.
    \4\ The Commission concurrently is issuing an order in Docket 
No. EL20-37-000 granting blanket waiver of requirements to hold 
meetings in person and/or to provide or obtain notarized documents 
in open access transmission tariffs and other Commission-
jurisdictional agreements through and including January 1, 2022.

     Dated: July 26, 2021.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2021-16424 Filed 7-30-21; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6717-01-P