Agency Information Collection Renewal

Federal Register, Volume 84 Issue 175 (Tuesday, September 10, 2019)
[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 175 (Tuesday, September 10, 2019)]
[Page 47501]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office []
[FR Doc No: 2019-19526]
Agency Information Collection Renewal
AGENCY: U.S. Department of Energy.
ACTION: Notice and request for comments.
SUMMARY: The Department of Energy (DOE), pursuant to the Paperwork
Reduction Act of 1995, intends to renew, for three years, an
information collection request with the Office of Management and Budget
DATES: Comments regarding this proposed information collection must be
received on or before November 12, 2019. If you anticipate difficulty
in submitting comments within that period or if you want access to the
collection of information, without charge, contact the person listed
below as soon as possible.
ADDRESSES: Written comments should be sent to the following: Richard
Bonnell, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Acquisition Management,
1000 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20585-0121 or by email at
[email protected]. Please put ``2020 DOE Agency Information
Collection Renewal-Financial Assistance'' in the subject line when
sending an email.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Richard Bonnell by email at
[email protected] or telephone: (202) 287-1747. Please put
``2020 DOE Agency Information Collection Renewal-Financial Assistance''
in the subject line when sending an email.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the
renewed 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 collection of
information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions
used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the
information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the
collection of information on respondents, including through the use of
automated collection techniques or other forms of information
    This information collection request contains: (1) OMB No.: 1910-
0400 (Renewal); (2) Information Collection Request Title: DOE Financial
Assistance Information Clearance; (3) Type of Review: Renewal; (4)
Purpose: This information collection package covers mandatory
collections of information necessary to annually plan, solicit,
negotiate, award and administer grants and cooperative agreements under
the Department's financial assistance programs. The information is used
by Departmental management to exercise management oversight with
respect to implementation of applicable statutory and regulatory
requirements and obligations. The collection of this information is
critical to ensure that the Government has sufficient information to
judge the degree to which awardees meet the terms of their agreements;
that public funds are spent in the manner intended; and that fraud,
waste, and abuse are immediately detected and eliminated; (5) Annual
Estimated Number of Respondents: 10,125; (6) Annual Estimated Number of
Total Responses: 36,714; (7) Estimated Number of Burden Hours: 524,040;
and (8) Annual Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping Cost Burden: $0.
    Statutory Authorities:  Federal Grant and Cooperative Agreement
Act, 31 U.S.C. 6301-6308.
    Signed in Washington, DC, on August 15, 2019.
John R. Bashista,
Director, Office of Acquisition Management.
[FR Doc. 2019-19526 Filed 9-9-19; 8:45 am]