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60-day notice and request for comments.


The Small Business Administration (SBA) intends to request approval, from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the collection of information described below. The Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) requires federal agencies to publish a notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information before submission to OMB, and to allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice complies with that requirement.


Submit comments on or before June 18, 2021.


Send all comments to Jermaine Perry, Management Analyst, Office of Surety Guarantee, Small Business Administration, Washington, DC 20416.

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Jermaine Perry, Management Analyst, Office of Surety Guarantee, 202-401-8275, or Curtis B. Rich, Management Analyst, 202-205-7030,;

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Small Business Administration (SBA) Surety Bond Guarantee Program was created to encourage surety companies to provide bonding for small contractors. The information collected on this form from small businesses and surety companies will be used to evaluate the eligibility of applicants for contracts up to $400,000.

Solicitation of Public Comments

SBA is requesting comments on (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the agency to properly perform its functions; (b) whether the burden estimates are accurate; (c) whether there are ways to minimize the burden, including through the use of automated techniques or other forms of information technology; and (d) whether there are ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information.

Summary of Information Collection

OMB Control # 3245-0378.

Title: Quick Bond Guarantee Application and Agreement.

Description of Respondents: Surety Companies.

Form Number: SBA Form 990A.

Total Estimated Annual Responses: 3,278.

Total Estimated Annual Hour Burden: 546.

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Curtis Rich,

Management Analyst.

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[FR Doc. 2021-07997 Filed 4-16-21; 8:45 am]