Public Perceptions of Emerging Technology, 61285 [2021-24247]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 212 / Friday, November 5, 2021 / Notices Act, as amended. The CISA Cybersecurity Advisory Committee will terminate two years from the date of its establishment, unless extended by the Secretary. For additional information on the committee, please visit https:// cisa.gov/cisa-cybersecurity-advisorycommittee. Alejandro N. Mayorkas, Secretary, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2021–24254 Filed 11–4–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–9P–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY [Docket No. DHS–2021–0015] Public Perceptions of Emerging Technology Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). ACTION: 30-Day Notice of Information Collection; New request for comment, 1640–NEW. AGENCY: DHS S&T will submit the following Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The survey will collect information from the public regarding applications of artificial intelligence (AI), including facial recognition. DHS has already used or piloted AI-based technologies in several of its key functions, including customs and border protection, transportation security, and investigations. However, AI in general and facial recognition in particular are not without public controversy, including concerns about bias, security, and privacy. Therefore, understanding how the public perceives these technologies, and then designing and deploying them in a manner responsive to the public’s concerns, is critical in gaining public support for DHS’s use of these technologies. DATES: Comments are encouraged and accepted until December 6, 2021. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on this proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments, identified by docket number DHS–2021–0015, should be submitted via the Federal eRulemaking Portal: https://www.regulations.gov. The comments submitted via this method are visible to the Office of Management and Budget and comply with the requirements of 5 CFR 1320.12(c). jspears on DSK121TN23PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:40 Nov 04, 2021 Jkt 256001 Please follow the instructions on the site for submitting comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Program Manager: Kathleen Deloughery, kathleen.deloughery@hq.dhs.gov or (202) 254–6189 (Not a toll free number). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DHS, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq., provides the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed, revised, and continuing collections of information. DHS is soliciting comments on the proposed information collection request (ICR) that is described below. DHS is especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection necessary to the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology? Please note that written comments received in response to this notice will be considered public records. Agency: Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Title: Public Perceptions Of Emerging Technologies. OMB Number: Insert. Frequency: One Per Request. Affected Public: Individuals And Households. Number of Respondents: 3000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 12 Minutes. Total Burden Hours: 600. Dated: March 22, 2021. Gregg Piermarini, DHS S&T Chief Information Officer. Editorial note: This document was received for publication by the Office of the Federal Register on November 2, 2021. [FR Doc. 2021–24247 Filed 11–4–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9112–FL–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–6299–D–01] Delegation of Authority for the Office of the Chief Financial Officer Office of the Secretary, HUD. Notice of delegation of authority. AGENCY: ACTION: In this notice, the Secretary of HUD, pursuant to the Chief Financial SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00173 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 61285 Officers Act of 1990 (CFO Act), which established the position of the Chief Financial Officer within HUD, is delegating authority to the Chief Financial Officer and the Deputy Chief Financial Officer for certain responsibilities with respect to the financial management activities, systems, and operations of the Department. DATES: Applicable Date: October 29, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John B. Shumway, Assistant General Counsel, Administrative Law Division, Department of Housing and Urban Development, at 451 7th Street SW, Room 9262; Washington, DC 20410– 0500 or telephone number 1–202–402– 5190 (this is not a toll-free number). Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the Federal Relay Service at 1–800–877–8339 (this is a toll-free number). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Secretary is delegating to the Chief Financial Officer and the Deputy Chief Financial Officer those responsibilities enumerated in the CFO Act (31 U.S.C. 901 et seq.), and HUD’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2003 Appropriations Act (Pub. L. 108– 7, approved February 20, 2003), relating to the financial management activities related to the programs and operation of HUD. Accordingly, the Secretary delegates as follows: Section A. Authority Delegated The Secretary hereby delegates the following responsibilities, functions, and duties to the Chief Financial Officer and the Deputy Chief Financial Officer: 1. To serve as the principal advisor to the Secretary on financial management; 2. To supervise, coordinate, and establish policies to govern all financial management activities and operations of the Department consistent with the requirements of law and regulation; to oversee the development, administration, and coordination of the financial and accounting functions of the Department; and to issue such policies and directives as may be necessary to carry out the duties of the Chief Financial Officer; 3. To develop and maintain a financial management system for the Department (including accounting and related transaction systems; internal control systems; financial reporting systems; and credit, cash and debt management systems). To coordinate systems for audit compliance with external organizations that have responsibilities for the use and E:\FR\FM\05NON1.SGM 05NON1

Agencies

[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 212 (Friday, November 5, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Page 61285]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-24247]


-----------------------------------------------------------------------

DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

[Docket No. DHS-2021-0015]


Public Perceptions of Emerging Technology

AGENCY: Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), Department of 
Homeland Security (DHS).

ACTION: 30-Day Notice of Information Collection; New request for 
comment, 1640-NEW.

-----------------------------------------------------------------------

SUMMARY: DHS S&T will submit the following Information Collection 
Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review 
and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. 
The survey will collect information from the public regarding 
applications of artificial intelligence (AI), including facial 
recognition. DHS has already used or piloted AI-based technologies in 
several of its key functions, including customs and border protection, 
transportation security, and investigations. However, AI in general and 
facial recognition in particular are not without public controversy, 
including concerns about bias, security, and privacy. Therefore, 
understanding how the public perceives these technologies, and then 
designing and deploying them in a manner responsive to the public's 
concerns, is critical in gaining public support for DHS's use of these 
technologies.

DATES: Comments are encouraged and accepted until December 6, 2021.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on 
this proposed information collection to the Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments, 
identified by docket number DHS-2021-0015, should be submitted via the 
Federal eRulemaking Portal: https://www.regulations.gov. The comments 
submitted via this method are visible to the Office of Management and 
Budget and comply with the requirements of 5 CFR 1320.12(c). Please 
follow the instructions on the site for submitting comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Program Manager: Kathleen Deloughery, 
[email protected] or (202) 254-6189 (Not a toll free 
number).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DHS, in accordance with the Paperwork 
Reduction Act (PRA), 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq., provides the general 
public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed, 
revised, and continuing collections of information. DHS is soliciting 
comments on the proposed information collection request (ICR) that is 
described below. DHS is especially interested in public comment 
addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection necessary to 
the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this information be 
processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden 
accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility, 
and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the 
Department minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, 
including through the use of information technology? Please note that 
written comments received in response to this notice will be considered 
public records.
    Agency: Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
    Title: Public Perceptions Of Emerging Technologies.
    OMB Number: Insert.
    Frequency: One Per Request.
    Affected Public: Individuals And Households.
    Number of Respondents: 3000.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 12 Minutes.
    Total Burden Hours: 600.

    Dated: March 22, 2021.
Gregg Piermarini,
DHS S&T Chief Information Officer.

    Editorial note: This document was received for publication by 
the Office of the Federal Register on November 2, 2021.
[FR Doc. 2021-24247 Filed 11-4-21; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 9112-FL-P