[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 4 (Monday, January 7, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 954-955]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-00029]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to OMB for 
Review and Approval; Public Comment Request

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Health Resources and 
Services Administration (HRSA) will submit an Information Collection 
Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Comments 
submitted during the first public review of this ICR will be provided 
to OMB. OMB will accept further comments from the public during the 
review and approval period. To request a copy of the clearance requests 
submitted to OMB for review, email paperwork@hrsa.gov or call the HRSA 
Reports Clearance Office at (301) 443-1984.

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Information Collection Request Title: HRSA Environmental Information 
and Documentation (EID) (OMB No. 0915-0324)--Revision

    Abstract: HRSA is requesting an extension of the approval for the 
Environmental Information and Documentation (EID) checklist, which 
consists of information that the agency is required to obtain to comply 
with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA). NEPA 
establishes the federal government's national policy for protection of 
the environment. HRSA has developed the EID for applicants of funding 
that would potentially impact the environment and to ensure that their 
decision-making processes are consistent with NEPA. Applicants must 
provide information and assurance of compliance with NEPA on the EID 
checklist. The estimated annual burden is as follows:
    Burden Statement: Burden in this context means the time expended by 
persons to generate, maintain, retain, disclose, or provide the 
information requested. This includes the time needed to review 
instructions, to develop, acquire, install and utilize technology and 
systems for the purpose of collecting, validating and verifying 
information, processing and maintaining information, and disclosing and 
providing information, to train personnel and to be able to respond to 
a collection of information, to search data sources, to complete and 
review the collection of information, and to transmit or otherwise 
disclose the information. The total annual burden hours estimated for 
this ICR are summarized in the table below.
    The annual estimate of burden is as follows:

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                                     Number of     Responses per       Total         Hours per     Total burden
            Form name               respondents     respondent       responses       response          hours
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NEPA EID Checklist..............           1,847               1           1,847             .75        1,385.25
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    Total.......................           1,847               1           1,847             .75        1,385.25
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ADDRESSES: Submit your comments to the desk officer for HRSA, either by 
email to OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov or by fax to 202-395-5806. Please 
direct all correspondence to the ``attention of the desk officer for 
HRSA.''
    Deadline: Comments on this ICR should be received within 30 days of 
this notice.

    Dated: December 28, 2012.
Bahar Niakan,
Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination.
[FR Doc. 2013-00029 Filed 1-4-13; 8:45 am]
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