Federal Register: December 9, 2009 (Volume 74, Number 235)
DOCID: fr09de09-72 FR Doc E9-29364
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT
Housing and Urban Development Department
Docket ID: [Docket No. FR-5281-N-99]
DOCUMENT ACTION: Notice.
``HUD NEPA ARRA Section 1609(c) Reporting'' Is the Name of the Attached Copy for This Collection
DATES: Comments Due Date: January 8, 2010.
The proposed information collection requirement described below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal.
Grantees who receive ARRA funding for projects must report on the status and progress of their projects and activities with respect to compliance with the National Environment Policy Act (NEPA) requirements and documentation. HUD consolidates and transmits the information received from grantees to the Council on Environmental Quality and OMB for the Administration's reports to the House and Senate committees designated in the legislation.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals
This notice informs the public that the Department of Housing and Urban Development has submitted to OMB a request for approval of the Information collection described below. This notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affecting agencies concerning the proposed collection of information to: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond; including through the use of appropriate automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses.
This notice also lists the following information:
Title of Proposal: ``HUD NEPA ARRA Section 1609(c) Reporting'' is the name of the attached copy for this collection.
OMB Approval Number: 25060187.
Form Numbers: None.
Description of the Need for the Information and Its Proposed Use:
Grantees who receive ARRA funding for projects must report on the
status and progress of their projects and activities with respect to
compliance with the National Environment Policy Act (NEPA) requirements
and documentation. HUD consolidates and transmits the information
received from grantees to the Council on Environmental Quality and OMB
for the Administration's reports to the House and Senate committees designated in the legislation.
Frequency of Submission: Quarterly.
Number of Annual Hours per respondents responses x response = Burden hours Reporting Burden.................... 6,000 4 .. 2 .. 12,000
Total Estimated Burden Hours: 12,000.
Status: Extension of a currently approved collection.
Authority: Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 35, as amended.
Dated: December 3, 2009.
Departmental Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT
Lillian Deitzer, Reports Management
Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh
Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410; email Lillian Deitzer at Lillian_
L._Deitzer@HUD.gov or telephone (202) 4028048. This is not a toll
free number. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Deitzer.