[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 115 (Thursday, June 14, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Page 35661]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-14568]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary

[Docket ID: DoD-2012-OS-0066]


Proposed Collection; Comment Request

AGENCY: Office of the Secretary of Defense, DoD.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of 
Defense (Installations and Environment), Office of Economic Adjustment 
announces the proposed extension of a public information collection and 
seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments are invited 
on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for 
the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including 
whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy 
of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed information 
collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of 
the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of 
the information collection on respondents, including through the use of 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.

DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by August 
13, 2012.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number and 
title, by any of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Mail: Federal Docket Management System Office, 4800 Mark 
Center Drive, East Tower, Suite 02G09, Alexandria, VA 22350-3100.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency 
name, docket number and title for this Federal Register document. The 
general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the 
public is to make these submissions available for public viewing on the 
Internet at http://www.regulations.gov as they are received without 
change, including any personal identifiers or contact information.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request more information on this 
proposed information collection or to obtain a copy of the proposal, 
please write to the Director, Office of Economic Adjustment, 400 Army 
Navy Drive, Suite 200, Arlington, VA 22202-4704, or call the Director, 
Office of Economic Adjustment at (703) 604-6020.
    Title and OMB Number: Revitalizing Base Closure Communities, 
Economic Development Conveyance Annual Financial Statement; OMB Number 
0790-0004.
    Needs and Uses: The information collection requirement is necessary 
to verify that Local Redevelopment Authority (LRA) recipients of 
Economic Development Conveyances (EDCs) are in compliance with the 
requirement that the LRA reinvest proceeds from the sale or lease of 
EDC property for at least seven years.
    Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal Governments; and Not-for-
Profit Institutions.
    Annual Burden Hours: 1600.
    Number of Respondents: 40.
    Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Average Burden per Response: 40 hours.
    Frequency: Annual.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Summary of Information Collection

    Respondents are LRAs that have executed EDC agreements with a 
Military Department that transferred property from a closed military 
installation. As provided by Public Law 101-510 such agreements require 
that the LRA reinvest the proceeds from any sale or lease of EDC 
property (or any portion thereof) during at least the first seven years 
after the date of the initial transfer of the property to support the 
economic redevelopment of, or related to, the installation. The 
Secretary of Defense may recoup from the LRA such portion of these 
proceeds not used to support the economic redevelopment of, or related 
to, the installation. Military Departments monitor LRA compliance with 
this provision by requiring an annual financial statement certified by 
an independent Certified Public Accountant. No specific form is 
required.

    Dated: January 31, 2012.
Patricia L. Toppings,
OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 2012-14568 Filed 6-13-12; 8:45 am]
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