Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD.
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.
Comments due: December 11, 2006.
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: Lillian L. Deitzer, Departmental Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department or Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Room 4176, Washington, DC 20410; telephone: 202-708-2374, (this is not a toll-free number) or e-mail Ms. Deitzer at Lillian_L._Deitzer@HUD.gov for a copy of the proposed form and other available information.End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The Department will submit the proposed 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 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: Request Voucher for Grant Payment—LOCCS Voice Response Access Authorization.
OMB Control Number, if applicable: 2535-0102. Start Printed Page 60163
Description of the need for the information and proposed use: Request vouchers are used by recipients to request distribution of grant funds through access to the Department's voice activated payments system. Information collected will be used as a mechanism to safeguard Federal funds and to facilitate the payment of funds to recipients.
Agency form numbers, if applicable: HUD-27053, HUD 27054.
Members of Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions, State, Local or Tribal government.
Estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents, frequency of response, and hours of response:
Frequency of Submission: On occasion.
Reporting Burden: An estimation of the total number of responses annually is 241,176 from 2,000 respondents. The average time per response is 0.27 hours.
Total Estimated Burden Hours: 41,000.
- Status of the proposed information collection: Extension of a currently approved collection.
Dated: October 6, 2006.
Lillian L. Deitzer,
Departmental Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. E6-16902 Filed 10-11-06; 8:45 am]
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