Agency Information Collection Activities; Tribal Colleges and Universities CARES Act and CRRSA Act Report, 73799-73800 [2021-28113]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 246 / Tuesday, December 28, 2021 / Notices 1. Whether adaptive management, monitoring, and mitigation provisions in the proposed HCP are sufficient; 2. The requested 6-year ITP term; 3. Any threats to the Indiana bat and the northern long-eared bat that may influence their populations over the life of the ITP that are not addressed in the proposed HCP or screening form; 4. Any new information on whitenose syndrome effects on the Indiana bat and the northern long-eared bat; 5. Whether or not the significance of the impact on various aspects of the human environment has been adequately analyzed; and 6. Any other information pertinent to evaluating the effects of the proposed action on the human environment, including those on the Indiana bat and the northern long-eared bat. Availability of Public Comments You may submit comments by one of the methods shown under ADDRESSES. We will post on https://regulations.gov all public comments and information received electronically or via hardcopy. All comments received, including names and addresses, will become part of the administrative record associated with this action. 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 request in your comment that we withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. All submissions from organizations or businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as representatives or officials of organizations or businesses, will be made available for public disclosure in their entirety. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Authority We provide this notice under section 10(c) of the ESA (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) and its implementing regulations (50 CFR 17.22) and the NEPA (42 U.S.C. 4371 et seq.) and its implementing regulations (40 CFR 1500–1508 (2020); 43 CFR part 46). Lori Nordstrom, Assistant Regional Director, Ecological Services. [FR Doc. 2021–28223 Filed 12–27–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4333–15–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 22:45 Dec 27, 2021 Jkt 256001 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs [222A2100DD/AAKC001030/ A0A501010.999900253G; OMB Control Number 1076–NEW] Agency Information Collection Activities; Tribal Colleges and Universities CARES Act and CRRSA Act Report Bureau of Indian Education, Interior. ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE), are proposing a new information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before February 28, 2022. ADDRESSES: Send your comments on this information collection request (ICR) by mail to Steven Mullen, Information Collection Clearance Officer, Office of Regulatory Affairs and Collaborative Action—Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior, 1001 Indian School Road NW, Suite 229, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87104; or by email to comments@bia.gov. Please reference OMB Control Number 1076–NEW in the subject line of your comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information about this ICR, contact Dr. Katherine Campbell, Program Analyst, Office of Research, Policy and Post-secondary, by email at Katherine.campbell@bie.edu or by telephone at (703) 390–6697. 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), all information collections require approval under the PRA. We 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 our continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burdens, we invite the public and other Federal agencies to comment on new, proposed, revised, and continuing collections of information. This helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00080 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 73799 the public’s reporting burden. It also helps the public understand our information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. 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. We will include or summarize each comment in our 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 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: The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, Public Law 116–136, established the Education Stabilization Fund (ESF) and allocated $30.75 billion to the U.S. Department of Education (ED). The Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act, Public Law 116–260, added $81.9 billion to the ESF. ED allocated ESF funds to the Secretary of Interior for programs operated or funded by the BIE to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID–19). Specifically, ED allocated one-half of 1 percent for the Secretary of Interior for programs operated or funded by the BIE. On June 12, 2020 ED and BIE executed a memorandum of agreement (ESF–BIE I Agreement) regarding the use of funds. Additionally, the CRRSA Act requires ED to allocate one-half of 1 percent of E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1 khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 73800 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 246 / Tuesday, December 28, 2021 / Notices the funds under the ESF to the Secretary of Interior for programs operated or funded by the BIE under the terms and conditions established for funding provided under section 18001(a)(2) of the CARES Act, for BIE-operated and funded elementary and secondary schools and Tribal Colleges and Universities. On January 11, 2021 BIE and ED signed a memorandum of agreement regarding (ESF–BIE II Agreement) regarding the use of funds. In recognition of the mutual interests, BIE agreed to submit reports regarding its use of funds to ED. In accordance with the ESF–BIE I Agreement and ESF– BIE II Addendum, BIE must report to ED on BIE’s internal controls and plan for monitoring use of ESF funds by the Tribal Colleges and Universities. Accordingly, Tribal Colleges and Universities must report, on an annual basis, their expenditures of the ESF, broken down by the following categories: Lost revenue, reimbursement for expenses incurred, technology costs associated with transitioning to distance education, faculty and staff training, payroll, emergency student aid—food, emergency student aid—housing, emergency student aid—course materials, emergency student aid— technology, emergency student aid— health and child care, and other expenses. This information is collected on a form and will be used to monitor TCUs’ use of ESF funds. Title of Collection: Tribal Colleges and Universities CARES Act and CRRSA Act Report. OMB Control Number: 1076–NEW. Form Number: None. Type of Review: New. Respondents/Affected Public: Tribal colleges and universities. Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 35. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 35. Estimated Completion Time per Response: 2 hours. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 70 hours. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain benefits. Frequency of Collection: Annually until December 2022. Total Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: $0. 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. VerDate Sep<11>2014 22:45 Dec 27, 2021 Jkt 256001 The authority for this action is the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Steven Mullen, Information Collection Clearance Officer, Office of Regulatory Affairs and Collaborative Action—Indian Affairs. [222A2100DD/AAKC001030/ A0A501010.999900253G] [FR Doc. 2021–28113 Filed 12–27–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4337–15–P [222A2100DD/AAKC001030/ A0A501010.999900253G] Indian Gaming; Approval of TribalState Class III Gaming Compact in the State of Washington Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. Notice. This notice publishes the approval of the Seventh Amendment to the Tribal-State Compact (Amendment) for Class III Gaming between the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe (Tribe) and the State of Washington (State). SUMMARY: The Amendment takes effect on December 28, 2021. DATES: Ms. Paula L. Hart, Director, Office of Indian Gaming, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary—Policy and Economic Development, Washington, DC 20240, paula.hart@bia.gov, (202) 219–4066. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Under section 11 of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA), Public Law 100– 497, 25 U.S.C. 2701 et seq., the Secretary of the Interior shall publish in the Federal Register notice of approved Tribal-State compacts for the purpose of engaging in Class III gaming activities on Indian lands. As required by 25 CFR 293.4, all compacts and amendments are subject to review and approval by the Secretary. The Amendment authorizes the Tribe to engage in sports wagering at the Tribe’s class III gaming facilities, updates the Compact to reflect this change in various sections, and incorporates Appendix S, Sports Wagering. The Amendment is approved. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Bryan Newland, Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 2021–28214 Filed 12–27–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4337–15–P PO 00000 Frm 00081 Fmt 4703 Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice. Sfmt 4703 This notice publishes the approval of the Memorandum of Incorporation of Most Favored Nation Amendments to the Tribal-State Compact for Class III Gaming (Amendment) between the Port Gamble S’Klallam (Tribe) and the State of Washington (State). DATES: The Amendment takes effect on December 28, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Paula L. Hart, Director, Office of Indian Gaming, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary—Policy and Economic Development, Washington, DC 20240, paula.hart@bia.gov, (202) 219–4066. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under section 11 of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA), Public Law 100– 497, 25 U.S.C. 2701 et seq., the Secretary of the Interior shall publish in the Federal Register notice of approved Tribal-State compacts for the purpose of engaging in Class III gaming activities on Indian lands. As required by 25 CFR 293.4, all compacts and amendments are subject to review and approval by the Secretary. The Amendment authorizes the Tribe to engage in sports wagering at the Tribe’s class III gaming facilities, updates the Compact to reflect this change in various sections, and incorporates Appendix S, Sports Wagering. The Amendment is approved. SUMMARY: Bureau of Indian Affairs ACTION: Indian Gaming; Approval of TribalState Class III Gaming Compact in the State of Washington AGENCY: DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs Bryan Newland, Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 2021–28213 Filed 12–27–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4337–15–P NATIONAL INDIAN GAMING COMMISION Notice of Approved Class III Tribal Gaming Ordinances National Indian Gaming Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The purpose of this notice is to inform the public of Class III tribal gaming ordinances approved by the Chairman of the National Indian Gaming Commission. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs

[222A2100DD/AAKC001030/A0A501010.999900253G; OMB Control Number 1076-
NEW]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Tribal Colleges and 
Universities CARES Act and CRRSA Act Report

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Education, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, 
the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE), are proposing a new information 
collection.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
February 28, 2022.

ADDRESSES: Send your comments on this information collection request 
(ICR) by mail to Steven Mullen, Information Collection Clearance 
Officer, Office of Regulatory Affairs and Collaborative Action--Indian 
Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior, 1001 Indian School Road NW, 
Suite 229, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87104; or by email to 
[email protected]. Please reference OMB Control Number 1076-NEW in the 
subject line of your comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information 
about this ICR, contact Dr. Katherine Campbell, Program Analyst, Office 
of Research, Policy and Post-secondary, by email at 
[email protected] or by telephone at (703) 390-6697. 
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), all 
information collections require approval under the PRA. We 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 our continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent 
burdens, we invite the public and other Federal agencies 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.
    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. We will include or summarize each comment in our 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 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: The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security 
(CARES) Act, Public Law 116-136, established the Education 
Stabilization Fund (ESF) and allocated $30.75 billion to the U.S. 
Department of Education (ED). The Coronavirus Response and Relief 
Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act, Public Law 116-260, added 
$81.9 billion to the ESF.
    ED allocated ESF funds to the Secretary of Interior for programs 
operated or funded by the BIE to prevent, prepare for, and respond to 
the Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Specifically, ED 
allocated one-half of 1 percent for the Secretary of Interior for 
programs operated or funded by the BIE. On June 12, 2020 ED and BIE 
executed a memorandum of agreement (ESF-BIE I Agreement) regarding the 
use of funds.
    Additionally, the CRRSA Act requires ED to allocate one-half of 1 
percent of

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the funds under the ESF to the Secretary of Interior for programs 
operated or funded by the BIE under the terms and conditions 
established for funding provided under section 18001(a)(2) of the CARES 
Act, for BIE-operated and funded elementary and secondary schools and 
Tribal Colleges and Universities. On January 11, 2021 BIE and ED signed 
a memorandum of agreement regarding (ESF-BIE II Agreement) regarding 
the use of funds.
    In recognition of the mutual interests, BIE agreed to submit 
reports regarding its use of funds to ED. In accordance with the ESF-
BIE I Agreement and ESF-BIE II Addendum, BIE must report to ED on BIE's 
internal controls and plan for monitoring use of ESF funds by the 
Tribal Colleges and Universities.
    Accordingly, Tribal Colleges and Universities must report, on an 
annual basis, their expenditures of the ESF, broken down by the 
following categories: Lost revenue, reimbursement for expenses 
incurred, technology costs associated with transitioning to distance 
education, faculty and staff training, payroll, emergency student aid--
food, emergency student aid--housing, emergency student aid--course 
materials, emergency student aid--technology, emergency student aid--
health and child care, and other expenses. This information is 
collected on a form and will be used to monitor TCUs' use of ESF funds.
    Title of Collection: Tribal Colleges and Universities CARES Act and 
CRRSA Act Report.
    OMB Control Number: 1076-NEW.
    Form Number: None.
    Type of Review: New.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Tribal colleges and universities.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 35.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 35.
    Estimated Completion Time per Response: 2 hours.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 70 hours.
    Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain benefits.
    Frequency of Collection: Annually until December 2022.
    Total Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: $0.
    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 Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.).

Steven Mullen,
Information Collection Clearance Officer, Office of Regulatory Affairs 
and Collaborative Action--Indian Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2021-28113 Filed 12-27-21; 8:45 am]
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