Agency Information Collection Activities; Helium Contracts, 46871 [2021-17836]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 159 / Friday, August 20, 2021 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLHQ310000.L13100000.PP0000; OMB Control No. 1004–0179] Agency Information Collection Activities; Helium Contracts Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to renew an information collection request (ICR). DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before September 20, 2021. ADDRESSES: 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information about this ICR, contact Jennifer Spencer by email at j35spenc@blm.gov, or by telephone at 307–775–6261. Individuals who are hearing or speech impaired may call the Federal Relay Service at 1–800–877–8339 for TTY assistance. You may also view the ICR at https:// www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA, 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.) and 5 CFR 1320.8(d)(1), we provide the general public and other Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on new, proposed, revised, and continuing collections of information. This helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. It also helps the public understand our information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. A Federal Register notice with a 60day public comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on May 5, 2021 (86 FR 23979). No comments were received. As part of our continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burdens, we are again soliciting comments from the public and other Federal agencies on the proposed ICR khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:27 Aug 19, 2021 Jkt 253001 that is described below. We are especially interested in public comment addressing the following: (1) Whether or not the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether or not the information will have practical utility; (2) The accuracy of our estimate of the burden for this collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) How might the agency 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 response. Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of public record. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Abstract: This control number authorizes the BLM to collect information that enables in-kind sales of helium in accordance with the Helium Stewardship Act (50 U.S.C. 167–167q) and 43 CFR part 3195. OMB control number 1004–0179 is scheduled to expire on October 31, 2021. This request is for OMB to renew this OMB control number for an additional three years. There are no program, form, or other policy changes proposed with this renewal request. The BLM is requesting, however, that the burden for this OMB control number be adjusted from 240 to 244 total annual burden hours. The change in burden results from changes to the number of respondents for each information collection (form number) approved under this OMB control number. Title of Collection: Helium Contracts (43 CFR part 3195). OMB Control Number: 1004–0179. Form Numbers: 3195–1; 3195–2; 3195–3; and 3195–4. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Private helium merchants that sell a major PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 46871 helium requirement (i.e., an amount of refined helium greater than 200,000 standard cubic feet of refined gaseous helium or 7,510 liters of liquid helium) to a Federal agency or to private helium purchasers for use in Federal Government contracts. Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 40. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 94. Estimated Completion Time per Response: 6–8 hours. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 642. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain a benefit. Frequency of Collection: Quarterly for the Refined Helium Deliveries Detail (Form 3195–4); Annually for the Calculation of Excess Refining Capacity (Form 3195–1) and Refiners’ Annual Tolling Report (Form 3195–2); and On occasion for the Refiners’ Tolling Occurrence Report (Form 3195–3). Total Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: None. An agency may not conduct or sponsor and, notwithstanding any other provision of law, a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The authority for this action is the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Darrin King, Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2021–17836 Filed 8–19–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–84–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLHQ310000.L13100000.PP0000; OMB Control No. 1004–0211] Agency Information Collection Activities; Production Subject to Royalties, and Resource Conservation Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to renew an information collection with revisions. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before September 20, 2021. ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed Information Collection Request (ICR) SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\20AUN1.SGM 20AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[LLHQ310000.L13100000.PP0000; OMB Control No. 1004-0179]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Helium Contracts

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), 
the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to renew an information 
collection request (ICR).

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
September 20, 2021.

ADDRESSES: 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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information 
about this ICR, contact Jennifer Spencer by email at [email protected], 
or by telephone at 307-775-6261. Individuals who are hearing or speech 
impaired may call the Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339 for TTY 
assistance. You may also view the ICR at https://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995 (PRA, 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.) and 5 CFR 1320.8(d)(1), we 
provide the general public and other Federal agencies with an 
opportunity to comment on new, proposed, revised, and continuing 
collections of information. This helps us assess the impact of our 
information collection requirements and minimize the public's reporting 
burden. It also helps the public understand our information collection 
requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format.
    A Federal Register notice with a 60-day public comment period 
soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on 
May 5, 2021 (86 FR 23979). No comments were received.
    As part of our continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent 
burdens, we are again soliciting comments from the public and other 
Federal agencies on the proposed ICR that is described below. We are 
especially interested in public comment addressing the following:
    (1) Whether or not the collection of information is necessary for 
the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including 
whether or not the information will have practical utility;
    (2) The accuracy of our estimate of the burden for this collection 
of information, including the validity of the methodology and 
assumptions used;
    (3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and
    (4) How might the agency 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 response.
    Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of 
public record. Before including your address, phone number, email 
address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you 
should be aware that your entire comment--including your personal 
identifying information--may be made publicly available at any time. 
While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal 
identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we 
will be able to do so.
    Abstract: This control number authorizes the BLM to collect 
information that enables in-kind sales of helium in accordance with the 
Helium Stewardship Act (50 U.S.C. 167-167q) and 43 CFR part 3195. OMB 
control number 1004-0179 is scheduled to expire on October 31, 2021. 
This request is for OMB to renew this OMB control number for an 
additional three years.
    There are no program, form, or other policy changes proposed with 
this renewal request. The BLM is requesting, however, that the burden 
for this OMB control number be adjusted from 240 to 244 total annual 
burden hours. The change in burden results from changes to the number 
of respondents for each information collection (form number) approved 
under this OMB control number.
    Title of Collection: Helium Contracts (43 CFR part 3195).
    OMB Control Number: 1004-0179.
    Form Numbers: 3195-1; 3195-2; 3195-3; and 3195-4.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Private helium merchants that sell a 
major helium requirement (i.e., an amount of refined helium greater 
than 200,000 standard cubic feet of refined gaseous helium or 7,510 
liters of liquid helium) to a Federal agency or to private helium 
purchasers for use in Federal Government contracts.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 40.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 94.
    Estimated Completion Time per Response: 6-8 hours.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 642.
    Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain or retain a benefit.
    Frequency of Collection: Quarterly for the Refined Helium 
Deliveries Detail (Form 3195-4); Annually for the Calculation of Excess 
Refining Capacity (Form 3195-1) and Refiners' Annual Tolling Report 
(Form 3195-2); and On occasion for the Refiners' Tolling Occurrence 
Report (Form 3195-3).
    Total Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: None.
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor and, notwithstanding any other 
provision of law, a person is not required to respond to a collection 
of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.
    The authority for this action is the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.).

Darrin King,
Information Collection Clearance Officer.
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