Agency Information Collection Activities; Accounts Receivable Confirmations Reporting, 55858-55859 [2021-21893]

Download as PDF 55858 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 192 / Thursday, October 7, 2021 / Notices Unless there are protests of this action, the plats described in this notice will be filed on November 8, 2021. ADDRESSES: These plats will be available for inspection in the New Mexico State Office, Bureau of Land Management, 301 Dinosaur Trail, Santa Fe, New Mexico 85004–4427. Protests of a survey should be sent to the New Mexico State Director at the above address. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael J. Purtee, Chief Cadastral Surveyor; (505) 761–8903; mpurtee@ blm.gov. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1–800–877–8339 to contact the above individual during normal business hours. The FRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the above individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: New Mexico Principal Meridian, New Mexico: The plat, representing the dependent resurvey of a portion of the subdivisional lines within Township 16 North, Range 11 East, and certain mineral surveys in Townships 16 and 17 North, Range 11 East, accepted February 1, 2021, for Group 1191, New Mexico. This plat was prepared at the request of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Santa Fe National Forest, Region 3. The plat, representing the dependent resurvey of a tract of land in Township 22 North, Range 14 East, accepted October 22, 2020, for Group 1199, New Mexico. This plat was prepared at the request of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Carson National Forest, Region 3. The plat, representing the dependent resurvey, survey, and metes-and-bounds survey of a tract of land within Township 12 North, Range 11 West, accepted March 15, 2021, for Group 1202, New Mexico. This plat was prepared at the request of the Bureau of Land Management, Rio Puerco District Office. The plat, representing the dependent resurvey and survey of tracts of land in Township 26 South, Range 29 East, accepted March 25, 2021, for Group 1205, New Mexico. This plat was prepared at the request of the Bureau of Land Management, New Mexico State Office, Lands and Minerals Department. A person or party who wishes to protest any of these surveys must file a written notice of protest within 30 calendar days from the date of this publication at the address listed in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. A lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:46 Oct 06, 2021 Jkt 256001 statement of reasons for a protest may be filed with the notice of protest or the statement of reasons must be filed with the State Director for New Mexico within 30 days after the protest is filed. A notice of protest is considered filed on the date it is received by the State Director for New Mexico during regular business hours; if received after regular business hours, a notice of protest will be considered filed the next business day. Any notice of protest filed after the scheduled date of official filing will be untimely and will not be considered. A statement of reasons for the protest may be filed with the notice of protest and must be filed within 30 calendar days after the protest is filed. If a notice of protest against the survey is received prior to the date of official filing, the filing will be stayed pending consideration of the protest. A plat will not be officially filed until the next business day after all protests have been dismissed or otherwise resolved. Before including your address, or other personal information in your protest, please be aware that your entire protest, 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. Authority: 43 U.S.C. Chap. 3. Michael J. Purtee, Chief Cadastral Surveyor, BLM New Mexico. [FR Doc. 2021–21964 Filed 10–6–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–FB–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Office of Natural Resources Revenue [Docket No. ONRR–2011–0019; DS63644000 DRT000000.CH7000 223D1113RT, OMB Control Number 1012–0001] Agency Information Collection Activities; Accounts Receivable Confirmations Reporting Office of Natural Resources Revenue (‘‘ONRR’’), Interior. ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (‘‘PRA’’), ONRR is proposing to renew an information collection. Through this Information Collection Request (‘‘ICR’’), ONRR seeks renewed authority to collect information from royalty payors to verify a small number of ONRR accounts receivable randomly selected SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 by the Office of Inspector General (‘‘OIG’’) for audit. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before November 8, 2021. ADDRESSES: All comment submissions must (1) reference ‘‘OMB Control Number 1012–0001’’ in the subject line; (2) be sent to ONRR before the close of the comment period listed under DATES; and (3) be sent through one of the following two methods: • Electronically via the Federal eRulemaking Portal: Please visit https:// www.regulations.gov. In the Search Box, enter the Docket ID Number for this ICR renewal (‘‘ONRR–2011–0019’’) to locate the document and click the ‘‘Comment Now!’’ button. Follow the prompts to submit your comment prior to the close of the comment period. • Email Submissions: Please email your comments to ONRR_ RegulationsMailbox@onrr.gov with the Control Number (‘‘OMB Control Number 1012–0001’’) listed in the subject line of your email. Email submissions must be postmarked on or before the close of the comment period. Docket: To access the docket to view ICR publications in the Federal Register, go to https:// www.regulations.gov and search ‘‘ONRR–2011–0019’’. The docket will display renewal notices recently published in the Federal Register, publications associated with prior renewals, and applicable public comments received for this ICR. OMB ICR Data: OMB also maintains information on ICR renewals and approvals. You may access this information at https://www.reginfo.gov/ public/do/PRASearch. Please use the following instructions: Under the ‘‘OMB Control Number’’ heading enter ‘‘1012– 0001’’ and click the ‘‘Search’’ button located at the bottom of the page. To view the ICR renewal or OMB approval status, click on the latest entry (based on the most recent date). On the ‘‘View ICR—OIRA Conclusion’’ page, check the box next to ‘‘All’’ to display all available ICR information provided by OMB. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information about this ICR, please contact Ms. Jennifer Dougherty, Financial Management, Revenue, Reporting, and Compliance Management, ONRR by email at Jennifer.Dougherty@onrr.gov or by telephone at (303) 231–3563. Individuals who are hearing or speech impaired may call the Federal Relay Service at 1–800–877–8339 for TTY assistance. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the PRA, 44 U.S.C. 3501, et seq., and E:\FR\FM\07OCN1.SGM 07OCN1 lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 192 / Thursday, October 7, 2021 / Notices 5 CFR 1320.5, all information collections as defined in 5 CFR 1320.3, require approval by OMB. ONRR may not conduct or sponsor, and you are not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. As part of ONRR’s continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burdens, ONRR is inviting the public and other Federal agencies to comment on new, proposed, revised, and continuing collections of information in accordance with the PRA and 5 CFR 1320.8(d)(1). This helps ONRR assess the impact of its information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. It also helps the public understand ONRR’s information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. ONRR is especially interested in public comments addressing the following: (1) Whether the 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 ONRR’s 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. ONRR published a notice, with a 60day public comment period soliciting comment of this collection of information, in the Federal Register on April 21, 2021 (86 FR 20710). ONRR received no comments from companies regarding the published 60-day Federal Register notice. Comments that you submit in response to this 30-day notice are a matter of public record. ONRR will include or summarize each comment in its request to OMB to approve this ICR. 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 ONRR in your comment to withhold information from public review, ONRR cannot guarantee that it will be able to do so. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:46 Oct 06, 2021 Jkt 256001 Abstract: (a) General Information: The Federal Oil and Gas Royalty Management Act of 1982 (‘‘FOGRMA’’) directs the Secretary of the Interior (‘‘Secretary’’) to maintain a comprehensive inspection, collection, and fiscal and production accounting and auditing system that: (1) Accurately determines mineral royalties, interest, and other payments owed, (2) collects and accounts for such amounts in a timely manner, and (3) disburses the funds collected. See 30 U.S.C. 1701 and 1711. ONRR performs these mineral revenue management responsibilities for the Secretary. See Secretarial Order No. 3306. Royalty payors submit royalty reports to ONRR on a monthly basis by submitting form ONRR–2014 (Report of Sales and Royalty Remittance reported in OMB Control Number 1012–0004), and form ONRR–4430 (Solid Minerals Production and Royalty Report reported in OMB Control Number 1012–0010). These forms result in accounts receivables and capture most of the mineral revenues that ONRR collects. (b) Information Collections: Every year, under the Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990 (‘‘CFO Act’’), the OIG or its agent audits the accounts receivable portions of the Department of the Interior’s financial statements, which includes ONRR accounts receivable. As part of the audit, the OIG or its agent randomly selects a sample of ONRR accounts receivable. For each one selected, ONRR generates an accounts receivable confirmation letter to the royalty payor to obtain third-party confirmation of the validity of the financial record for the audit. In order to meet the CFO Act’s requirements, the letter must be on ONRR letterhead and the Deputy Director for ONRR, or his or her designee, must sign the letter. The letter requests a response by a specified date to verify: (1) Customer identification; (2) royalty invoice number; (3) payor assigned document number; (4) date of ONRR’s receipt; (5) original amount the payor reported; and (6) remaining balance due to ONRR. The OIG or its agent mails the letter to the payor and instructs it to respond directly to the OIG or its agent. The information provided helps ensure that ONRR’s financial records are accurate. Title of Collections: Accounts Receivable Confirmations Reporting. OMB Control Number: 1012–0001. Form(s) Number: None. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondent/Affected Public: Businesses. Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 24 randomly-selected PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 55859 mineral payors from Federal and Indian lands and the Outer Continental Shelf. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 24. Estimated Completion Time per Response: ONRR estimates that each response will take 15 minutes for the payor to complete. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 6 hours. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. Frequency of Collection: Annual. Total Estimated Annual Non-hour Burden Cost: ONRR did not identify any ‘‘non-hour cost’’ burden associated with this collection of information. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and 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 PRA (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq). Kimbra G. Davis, Director, Office of Natural Resources Revenue. [FR Doc. 2021–21893 Filed 10–6–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4335–30–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Drug Enforcement Administration [Docket No. DEA–905] Importer of Controlled Substances Application: AndersonBrecon, Inc. Drug Enforcement Administration, Justice. ACTION: Notice of application. AGENCY: AndersonBrecon, Inc. has applied to be registered as an importer of basic class(es) of controlled substance(s). Refer to Supplemental Information listed below for further drug information. DATES: Registered bulk manufacturers of the affected basic class(es), and applicants therefore, may file written comments on or objections to the issuance of the proposed registration on or before November 8, 2021. Such persons may also file a written request for a hearing on the application on or before November 8, 2021. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be sent to: Drug Enforcement Administration, Attention: DEA Federal Register Representative/DPW, 8701 Morrissette Drive, Springfield, Virginia 22152. All requests for a hearing must be sent to: Drug Enforcement Administration, Attn: Administrator, 8701 Morrissette Drive, Springfield, Virginia 22152. All request for a hearing should also be sent to: (1) Drug SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\07OCN1.SGM 07OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 192 (Thursday, October 7, 2021)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Office of Natural Resources Revenue

[Docket No. ONRR-2011-0019; DS63644000 DRT000000.CH7000 223D1113RT, OMB 
Control Number 1012-0001]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Accounts Receivable 
Confirmations Reporting

AGENCY: Office of Natural Resources Revenue (``ONRR''), Interior.

ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 
(``PRA''), ONRR is proposing to renew an information collection. 
Through this Information Collection Request (``ICR''), ONRR seeks 
renewed authority to collect information from royalty payors to verify 
a small number of ONRR accounts receivable randomly selected by the 
Office of Inspector General (``OIG'') for audit.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
November 8, 2021.

ADDRESSES: All comment submissions must (1) reference ``OMB Control 
Number 1012-0001'' in the subject line; (2) be sent to ONRR before the 
close of the comment period listed under DATES; and (3) be sent through 
one of the following two methods:
     Electronically via the Federal eRulemaking Portal: Please 
visit https://www.regulations.gov. In the Search Box, enter the Docket 
ID Number for this ICR renewal (``ONRR-2011-0019'') to locate the 
document and click the ``Comment Now!'' button. Follow the prompts to 
submit your comment prior to the close of the comment period.
     Email Submissions: Please email your comments to 
[email protected] with the Control Number (``OMB Control 
Number 1012-0001'') listed in the subject line of your email. Email 
submissions must be postmarked on or before the close of the comment 
period.
    Docket: To access the docket to view ICR publications in the 
Federal Register, go to https://www.regulations.gov and search ``ONRR-
2011-0019''. The docket will display renewal notices recently published 
in the Federal Register, publications associated with prior renewals, 
and applicable public comments received for this ICR.
    OMB ICR Data: OMB also maintains information on ICR renewals and 
approvals. You may access this information at https://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRASearch. Please use the following instructions: Under the 
``OMB Control Number'' heading enter ``1012-0001'' and click the 
``Search'' button located at the bottom of the page. To view the ICR 
renewal or OMB approval status, click on the latest entry (based on the 
most recent date). On the ``View ICR--OIRA Conclusion'' page, check the 
box next to ``All'' to display all available ICR information provided 
by OMB.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information 
about this ICR, please contact Ms. Jennifer Dougherty, Financial 
Management, Revenue, Reporting, and Compliance Management, ONRR by 
email at [email protected] or by telephone at (303) 231-3563. 
Individuals who are hearing or speech impaired may call the Federal 
Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339 for TTY assistance.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the PRA, 44 U.S.C. 3501, et 
seq., and

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5 CFR 1320.5, all information collections as defined in 5 CFR 1320.3, 
require approval by OMB. ONRR may not conduct or sponsor, and you are 
not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it 
displays a currently valid OMB control number.
    As part of ONRR's continuing effort to reduce paperwork and 
respondent burdens, ONRR is inviting the public and other Federal 
agencies to comment on new, proposed, revised, and continuing 
collections of information in accordance with the PRA and 5 CFR 
1320.8(d)(1). This helps ONRR assess the impact of its information 
collection requirements and minimize the public's reporting burden. It 
also helps the public understand ONRR's information collection 
requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format.
    ONRR is especially interested in public comments addressing the 
following:
    (1) Whether the 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 ONRR's 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.
    ONRR published a notice, with a 60-day public comment period 
soliciting comment of this collection of information, in the Federal 
Register on April 21, 2021 (86 FR 20710). ONRR received no comments 
from companies regarding the published 60-day Federal Register notice.
    Comments that you submit in response to this 30-day notice are a 
matter of public record. ONRR will include or summarize each comment in 
its request to OMB to approve this ICR. 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 ONRR in your comment to 
withhold information from public review, ONRR cannot guarantee that it 
will be able to do so.
    Abstract: (a) General Information: The Federal Oil and Gas Royalty 
Management Act of 1982 (``FOGRMA'') directs the Secretary of the 
Interior (``Secretary'') to maintain a comprehensive inspection, 
collection, and fiscal and production accounting and auditing system 
that: (1) Accurately determines mineral royalties, interest, and other 
payments owed, (2) collects and accounts for such amounts in a timely 
manner, and (3) disburses the funds collected. See 30 U.S.C. 1701 and 
1711. ONRR performs these mineral revenue management responsibilities 
for the Secretary. See Secretarial Order No. 3306. Royalty payors 
submit royalty reports to ONRR on a monthly basis by submitting form 
ONRR-2014 (Report of Sales and Royalty Remittance reported in OMB 
Control Number 1012-0004), and form ONRR-4430 (Solid Minerals 
Production and Royalty Report reported in OMB Control Number 1012-
0010). These forms result in accounts receivables and capture most of 
the mineral revenues that ONRR collects.
    (b) Information Collections: Every year, under the Chief Financial 
Officers Act of 1990 (``CFO Act''), the OIG or its agent audits the 
accounts receivable portions of the Department of the Interior's 
financial statements, which includes ONRR accounts receivable. As part 
of the audit, the OIG or its agent randomly selects a sample of ONRR 
accounts receivable. For each one selected, ONRR generates an accounts 
receivable confirmation letter to the royalty payor to obtain third-
party confirmation of the validity of the financial record for the 
audit. In order to meet the CFO Act's requirements, the letter must be 
on ONRR letterhead and the Deputy Director for ONRR, or his or her 
designee, must sign the letter. The letter requests a response by a 
specified date to verify: (1) Customer identification; (2) royalty 
invoice number; (3) payor assigned document number; (4) date of ONRR's 
receipt; (5) original amount the payor reported; and (6) remaining 
balance due to ONRR. The OIG or its agent mails the letter to the payor 
and instructs it to respond directly to the OIG or its agent. The 
information provided helps ensure that ONRR's financial records are 
accurate.
    Title of Collections: Accounts Receivable Confirmations Reporting.
    OMB Control Number: 1012-0001.
    Form(s) Number: None.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Respondent/Affected Public: Businesses.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 24 randomly-selected 
mineral payors from Federal and Indian lands and the Outer Continental 
Shelf.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 24.
    Estimated Completion Time per Response: ONRR estimates that each 
response will take 15 minutes for the payor to complete.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 6 hours.
    Respondent's Obligation: Voluntary.
    Frequency of Collection: Annual.
    Total Estimated Annual Non-hour Burden Cost: ONRR did not identify 
any ``non-hour cost'' burden associated with this collection of 
information.
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and 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 PRA (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq).

Kimbra G. Davis,
Director, Office of Natural Resources Revenue.
[FR Doc. 2021-21893 Filed 10-6-21; 8:45 am]
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