[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 46 (Wednesday, March 9, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 12982-12983]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-5275]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5486-N-05]


Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment: 
Notice of Funding Availability for the Transformation Initiative: 
Sustainable Construction in Indian Country Grant Program

AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and 
Research, HUD.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The proposed information collection requirement described 
below will be 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.

DATES: Comment Due Date: May 9, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding 
this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB 
Control Number and should be sent to: Michael D. Blanford, Office of 
Policy Development and Research, Department of Housing and Urban 
Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 8216, Washington, DC 20410-6000.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael D. Blanford at 202-402-5728 
(this is not a toll-free number), for copies of the proposed forms and 
other available documents.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Housing and Urban

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Development will submit the proposed extension of information 
collection to OMB for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35, as amended). This Notice is 
soliciting comments from members of the public and affected 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: Notice of Funding Availability for the 
Transformation Initiative: Sustainable Construction in Indian Country 
Grant Program.
    OMB Control Number:
    Description of the Need for the Information and Proposed Use: The 
information is being collected to select applicants for award in this 
statutorily created competitive grant program and to monitor 
performance of grantees to ensure they meet statutory and program goals 
and requirements.
    Agency Form Numbers: SF-424, SF-424 Supplemental, HUD-424-CB, SF-
LLL, HUD-2880, HUD-2993, HUD-96010 and HUD-96011.
    Members of the Affected Public: Institutions of higher education 
accredited by a national or regional accrediting agency recognized by 
the U.S. Department of Education are the official applicants.
    Estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the 
information collection including number of respondents, frequency of 
response, and hours of response: Information pursuant to grant award 
will be submitted once a year. The following chart details the 
respondent burden on a quarterly and annual basis:

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                                                     Number of     Total annual      Hours per
                                                    respondents      responses       response       Total hours
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Applicants......................................              20              20              42             840
Quarterly Reports...............................               5              20               6             120
Final Reports...................................               5               5               6              30
Recordkeeping...................................               5               5               4              20
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    Total.......................................              35              50              58            1010
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    Status of the proposed information collection: Pending OMB 
approval.

    Authority: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 
44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended.

    Dated: March 1, 2011.
Raphael W. Bostic,
Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research.
[FR Doc. 2011-5275 Filed 3-8-11; 8:45 am]
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