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Download as PDF 66520 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 223 / Tuesday, November 23, 2021 / Notices Cynthia Long, Administrator, Food and Nutrition Service. [FR Doc. 2021–25558 Filed 11–22–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–30–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Census Bureau lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Construction Progress Reporting Surveys The Department of Commerce will submit the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, on or after the date of publication of this notice. We invite the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. Public comments were previously requested via the Federal Register on August 27, 2021 during a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. Agency: U.S. Census Bureau, Commerce. Title: Construction Progress Reporting Surveys. OMB Control Number: 0607–0153. Form Number(s): C–700, C–700(R), C– 700(SL), C–700(F). Type of Request: Regular submission, Request for an Extension, without change of a currently approved collection. Number of Respondents: 22,000. Average Hours per Response: Respondents will each complete 12 monthly reports on average. We estimate it will take 30 minutes to complete the survey the first month and 10 minutes each remaining month that the project is under construction. Burden Hours: 51,333. Needs and Uses: The Construction Progress Reporting Surveys (CPRS) collect information on the dollar value of construction put in place on nonresidential building projects under construction by private companies or individuals, private multifamily residential buildings, and building projects under construction by federal and state and local governments. Form C–700 is used to collect data on the construction of privately-owned nonresidential buildings and structures. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:09 Nov 22, 2021 Jkt 256001 Form C–700(R) is used to collect data on privately-owned residential building projects with two or more housing units. Form C–700(SL) is used to collect data on state and local government construction projects. Form C–700(F) is used to collect data on federal government construction projects. The Census Bureau uses the information collected on these forms to publish estimates of the monthly dollar value of construction put in place. Statistics from the CPRS become part of the monthly ‘‘Value of Construction Put in Place’’ or ‘‘Construction Spending’’ series, a Principal Economic Indicator. Published estimates are used by a variety of private business and trade associations to estimate the demand for building materials and to schedule production, distribution, and sales efforts. They also provide various government agencies with a tool to evaluate economic policy. For example, Bureau of Economic Analysis staff use data to develop the construction components of gross private domestic investment in the gross domestic product. The Federal Reserve Board and the Department of the Treasury use the value put in place data to predict the gross domestic product, which is presented to the Board of Governors and has an impact on monetary policy. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations; Not-for-profit institutions; State, Local, or Tribal government; Federal government. Frequency: Monthly. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. Legal Authority: Title 13, United States Code, Sections 131 and 182. This information collection request may be viewed at www.reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view the Department of Commerce collections currently under review by OMB. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be submitted within 30 days of the publication of this notice on the following website 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 and entering either the title of the collection or the OMB Control Number 0607–0153. Sheleen Dumas, Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Commerce Department. [FR Doc. 2021–25517 Filed 11–22–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Census Bureau Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Management and Organizational Practices Survey The Department of Commerce will submit the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, on or after the date of publication of this notice. We invite the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. Public comments were previously requested via the Federal Register on July 29, 2021 during a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. Agency: U.S. Census Bureau, Commerce. Title: Management and Organizational Practices Survey. OMB Control Number: 0607–0963. Form Number(s): MP–10002. Type of Request: Regular submission, Request for a Reinstatement, with Change, of a Previously Approved Collection. Number of Respondents: 51,000. Average Hours per Response: 45 minutes. Burden Hours: 38,250. Needs and Uses: The 2021 Management and Organizational Practices Survey (MOPS) will be conducted as a joint project by the Census Bureau, the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Stanford School of Humanities and Sciences, and the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence. The MOPS will utilize the Annual Survey of Manufactures (ASM) sample and collect information on management and organizational practices at the establishment level. Data obtained from the survey will allow the Census Bureau to estimate a firm’s stock of management and organizational assets, specifically the use of establishment performance data, such as production targets in decision-making and the prevalence of decentralized decision rights. The results will provide information on investments in management and organizational practices thus providing a better understanding of the benefits E:\FR\FM\23NON1.SGM 23NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 223 (Tuesday, November 23, 2021)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Census Bureau


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment 
Request; Construction Progress Reporting Surveys

    The Department of Commerce will submit the following information 
collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for 
review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995, on or after the date of publication of this notice. We invite the 
general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and 
continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of 
our information collection requirements and minimize the public's 
reporting burden. Public comments were previously requested via the 
Federal Register on August 27, 2021 during a 60-day comment period. 
This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments.
    Agency: U.S. Census Bureau, Commerce.
    Title: Construction Progress Reporting Surveys.
    OMB Control Number: 0607-0153.
    Form Number(s): C-700, C-700(R), C-700(SL), C-700(F).
    Type of Request: Regular submission, Request for an Extension, 
without change of a currently approved collection.
    Number of Respondents: 22,000.
    Average Hours per Response: Respondents will each complete 12 
monthly reports on average. We estimate it will take 30 minutes to 
complete the survey the first month and 10 minutes each remaining month 
that the project is under construction.
    Burden Hours: 51,333.
    Needs and Uses: The Construction Progress Reporting Surveys (CPRS) 
collect information on the dollar value of construction put in place on 
non-residential building projects under construction by private 
companies or individuals, private multifamily residential buildings, 
and building projects under construction by federal and state and local 
governments.
    Form C-700 is used to collect data on the construction of 
privately-owned nonresidential buildings and structures. Form C-700(R) 
is used to collect data on privately-owned residential building 
projects with two or more housing units. Form C-700(SL) is used to 
collect data on state and local government construction projects. Form 
C-700(F) is used to collect data on federal government construction 
projects.
    The Census Bureau uses the information collected on these forms to 
publish estimates of the monthly dollar value of construction put in 
place. Statistics from the CPRS become part of the monthly ``Value of 
Construction Put in Place'' or ``Construction Spending'' series, a 
Principal Economic Indicator. Published estimates are used by a variety 
of private business and trade associations to estimate the demand for 
building materials and to schedule production, distribution, and sales 
efforts. They also provide various government agencies with a tool to 
evaluate economic policy. For example, Bureau of Economic Analysis 
staff use data to develop the construction components of gross private 
domestic investment in the gross domestic product. The Federal Reserve 
Board and the Department of the Treasury use the value put in place 
data to predict the gross domestic product, which is presented to the 
Board of Governors and has an impact on monetary policy.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations; Not-
for-profit institutions; State, Local, or Tribal government; Federal 
government.
    Frequency: Monthly.
    Respondent's Obligation: Voluntary.
    Legal Authority: Title 13, United States Code, Sections 131 and 
182.
    This information collection request may be viewed at 
www.reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view the Department of 
Commerce collections currently under review by OMB.
    Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information 
collection should be submitted within 30 days of the publication of 
this notice on the following website 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 and entering either the title of the collection or the OMB 
Control Number 0607-0153.

Sheleen Dumas,
Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information 
Officer, Commerce Department.
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