60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: NEA/AC Performance Reporting System (ACPRS), 23125-23126 [2017-10172]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 96 / Friday, May 19, 2017 / Notices For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.9 Eduardo A. Aleman, Assistant Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–10132 Filed 5–18–17; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 9988] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: NEA/AC Performance Reporting System (ACPRS) BILLING CODE 8011–01–P Notice of request for public comment. ACTION: SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION [Disaster Declaration #15098 and #15099] Nevada Disaster Number NV–00048 U.S. Small Business Administration. AGENCY: ACTION: Amendment 1. This is an amendment of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for Public Assistance Only for the State of NEVADA (FEMA–4307– DR), dated 03/27/2017. Incident: Severe Winter Storms, Flooding, and Mudslides. Incident Period: 02/05/2017 through 02/22/2017. Effective Date: 05/12/2017. Physical Loan Application Deadline Date: 05/26/2017. Economic Injury (EIDL) Loan Application Deadline Date: 12/27/2017. SUMMARY: Submit completed loan applications to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155. ADDRESSES: A. Escobar, Office of Disaster Assistance, U.S. Small Business Administration, 409 3rd Street SW., Suite 6050, Washington, DC 20416, (202) 205–6734. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The notice of the President’s major disaster declaration for Private Non-Profit organizations in the State of NEVADA, dated 03/27/2017, is hereby amended to include the following areas as adversely affected by the disaster. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Primary Counties: Churchill, Storey asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES All other information in the original declaration remains unchanged. (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number 59008) James E. Rivera, Associate Administrator for Disaster Assistance. [FR Doc. 2017–10152 Filed 5–18–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8025–01–P 9 17 CFR 200.30–3(a)(12). VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:15 May 18, 2017 Jkt 241001 The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we are requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals and organizations. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB. DATES: The Department will accept comments from the public up to July 18, 2017. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • Web: Persons with access to the Internet may comment on this notice by going to www.Regulations.gov. You can search for the document by entering ‘‘Docket Number: DOS–2017–0022’’ in the Search field. Then click the ‘‘Comment Now’’ button and complete the comment form. • Email: SibrianHE@state.gov. • Regular Mail: Send written comments to: Hainer Sibrian, PROTelligent Contractor, Near Eastern Affairs, NEA/AC, 2201 C St. NW., Washington, DC 20037 • Fax: 202–776–8820. You must include the information collection title and the OMB control number in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Direct requests for additional information regarding the collection listed in this notice, including requests for copies of the proposed collection instrument and supporting documents, may be made to Hainer Sibrian, TetraTech/PRO-Telligent Contractor, U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, Office of Assistance Coordination (NEA/AC), NEA Mail Room—Room 6528, 2201 C St. NW., Washington, DC 20520. He may be reached by phone at 202–776–8826 or by email at SibrianHE@state.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: • Title of Information Collection: NEA/AC Performance Reporting System (ACPRS). • OMB Control Number: 1405–0183. • Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection. • Originating Office: NEA/AC. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00173 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 23125 • Form Number: DS–4127. • Respondents: Recipients of NEA/ AC grants. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 240. • Estimated Number of Responses: 960. • Average Time per Response: 20 hours. • Total Estimated Burden Time: 19,200 hours. • Frequency: Quarterly. • Obligation to Respond: Mandatory. We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to: • Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is necessary for the proper functions of the Department. • Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the time and cost burden for this proposed collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used. • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected. • Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Please note that comments submitted in response to this Notice are public record. Before including any detailed personal information, you should be aware that your comments as submitted, including your personal information, will be available for public review. Abstract of proposed collection: The Assistance Coordination (AC) Office, established in June 2014, coordinates United States government foreign assistance in the Middle East and North Africa region for the Department of State, and manages the implementation of all the assistance functions within the Department of State’s Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs. In fiscal year 2017, the AC office expects to obligate over $142 million to support economic development, good governance, education, democracy programs, and human rights reform in 20 countries of the Middle East and North Africa. As a normal course of business and in compliance with OMB Guidelines contained in 2 CFR 200, recipient organizations are required to provide, and the U.S. Department of State is required to collect, periodic program and financial performance reports. The responsibility of the Department to track and monitor the programmatic and financial performance necessitates a database that can help facilitate this in a consistent and standardized manner. The NEA/AC Performance Reporting System (ACPRS) enables enhanced monitoring and evaluation of grants E:\FR\FM\19MYN1.SGM 19MYN1 23126 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 96 / Friday, May 19, 2017 / Notices through standardized collection and storage of relevant award elements, such as quarterly progress reports, workplans, results monitoring plans, grant agreements, and other business information related to AC implementers. The ACPRS streamlines communication with implementers and allows for rapid identification of information gaps for specific projects. Methodology: Information will be electronically entered into ACPRS by respondents. Gregory Young, Grants Manager, NEA/AC, U.S. Department of State. [FR Doc. 2017–10172 Filed 5–18–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–31–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 9998] Notice; Call for Expert Reviewers Department of State. Notice; call for expert reviewers. AGENCY: ACTION: The United States Government encourages relevant experts to provide comments to the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) on six assessments related to biodiversity and ecosystem services: Four regional assessments, one global assessment, and one assessment on land degradation and restoration. DATES: The three regional draft assessments and the land degradation and restoration draft assessment: Available for review now until June 26, 2017. The Americas regional draft assessment: Available for review from May 29–July 24, 2017. The global draft assessment: Available for review from June 15–August 15, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie Aktipis (AktipisS@state.gov). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The United States is an active member of IPBES, an independent intergovernmental body that assesses the state of biodiversity and of the ecosystem services biodiversity provides to society. The U.S. Government is committed to an open and transparent review process, and welcomes participation of all government and non-government subject matter experts. The U.S. government encourages individuals with significant expertise and/or publications relevant to these assessments to serve as expert reviewers. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:15 May 18, 2017 Jkt 241001 Interested experts will first register as users of the IPBES Web site (http:// www.ipbes.net/user/ register?destination=sod-review) and then can apply to become IPBES reviewers at www.ipbes.net/sod-review (this will only work when logged in to the IPBES Web site). Reviewers will receive an email providing access to the draft assessments and will be requested to submit their comments using a template that is available on the same Web page. All relevant comments will then be addressed by the assessment authors in the next round of revisions. The final drafts of the regional and land degradation and restoration assessments will be considered by IPBES Member States at the 6th IPBES Plenary meeting in March 2018. The global draft assessment will be released for a second public review later in 2018. Sherry Zalika Sykes, Director, Acting, Office of Conservation and Water, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Department of State. on or about February 11, 2018, until on or about June 3, 2018, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these Determinations be published in the Federal Register. For further information, including a list of the imported objects, contact the Office of Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs in the Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: 202–632–6471; email: section2459@state.gov). The mailing address is U.S. Department of State, L/ PD, SA–5, Suite 5H03, Washington, DC 20522–0505. Alyson Grunder, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2017–10215 Filed 5–18–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P STATE JUSTICE INSTITUTE [FR Doc. 2017–10214 Filed 5–18–17; 8:45 am] SJI Board of Directors Meeting, Notice BILLING CODE 4710–09–P AGENCY: ACTION: DEPARTMENT OF STATE Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: ‘‘Tarsila do Amaral: Inventing Modernism in Brazil’’ Exhibition Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Act of October 19, 1965 (79 Stat. 985; 22 U.S.C. 2459), E.O. 12047 of March 27, 1978, the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (112 Stat. 2681, et seq.; 22 U.S.C. 6501 note, et seq.), Delegation of Authority No. 234 of October 1, 1999, Delegation of Authority No. 236–3 of August 28, 2000 (and, as appropriate, Delegation of Authority No. 257–1 of December 11, 2015), I hereby determine that certain objects to be included in the exhibition ‘‘Tarsila do Amaral: Inventing Modernism in Brazil,’’ imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at The Art Institute of Chicago, in Chicago, Illinois, from on or about October 8, 2017, until on or about January 7, 2018, at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, from Frm 00174 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The SJI Board of Directors will be meeting on Monday, June 5, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at SJI Headquarters in Reston, Virginia. The purpose of this meeting is to consider grant applications for the 3rd quarter of FY 2017, and other business. All portions of this meeting are open to the public. ADDRESSES: State Justice Institute Headquarters, 11951 Freedom Drive, Suite 1020, Reston, Virginia 20190. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jonathan Mattiello, Executive Director, State Justice Institute, 11951 Freedom Drive, Suite 1020, Reston, VA 20190, 571–313–8843, contact@sji.gov. 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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 96 (Friday, May 19, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 23125-23126]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-10172]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 9988]


60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: NEA/AC 
Performance Reporting System (ACPRS)

ACTION: Notice of request for public comment.

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SUMMARY: The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. 
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we are 
requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals 
and organizations. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for 
public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.

DATES: The Department will accept comments from the public up to July 
18, 2017.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods:
     Web: Persons with access to the Internet may comment on 
this notice by going to www.Regulations.gov. You can search for the 
document by entering ``Docket Number: DOS-2017-0022'' in the Search 
field. Then click the ``Comment Now'' button and complete the comment 
form.
     Email: SibrianHE@state.gov.
     Regular Mail: Send written comments to: Hainer Sibrian, 
PRO-Telligent Contractor, Near Eastern Affairs, NEA/AC, 2201 C St. NW., 
Washington, DC 20037
     Fax: 202-776-8820.
    You must include the information collection title and the OMB 
control number in any correspondence.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Direct requests for additional 
information regarding the collection listed in this notice, including 
requests for copies of the proposed collection instrument and 
supporting documents, may be made to Hainer Sibrian, TetraTech/PRO-
Telligent Contractor, U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Near Eastern 
Affairs, Office of Assistance Coordination (NEA/AC), NEA Mail Room--
Room 6528, 2201 C St. NW., Washington, DC 20520. He may be reached by 
phone at 202-776-8826 or by email at SibrianHE@state.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
     Title of Information Collection: NEA/AC Performance 
Reporting System (ACPRS).
     OMB Control Number: 1405-0183.
     Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved 
Collection.
     Originating Office: NEA/AC.
     Form Number: DS-4127.
     Respondents: Recipients of NEA/AC grants.
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 240.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 960.
     Average Time per Response: 20 hours.
     Total Estimated Burden Time: 19,200 hours.
     Frequency: Quarterly.
     Obligation to Respond: Mandatory.
    We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to:
     Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is 
necessary for the proper functions of the Department.
     Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the time and cost 
burden for this proposed collection, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used.
     Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected.
     Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond, 
including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of 
information technology.
    Please note that comments submitted in response to this Notice are 
public record. Before including any detailed personal information, you 
should be aware that your comments as submitted, including your 
personal information, will be available for public review.
    Abstract of proposed collection: The Assistance Coordination (AC) 
Office, established in June 2014, coordinates United States government 
foreign assistance in the Middle East and North Africa region for the 
Department of State, and manages the implementation of all the 
assistance functions within the Department of State's Bureau of Near 
Eastern Affairs. In fiscal year 2017, the AC office expects to obligate 
over $142 million to support economic development, good governance, 
education, democracy programs, and human rights reform in 20 countries 
of the Middle East and North Africa. As a normal course of business and 
in compliance with OMB Guidelines contained in 2 CFR 200, recipient 
organizations are required to provide, and the U.S. Department of State 
is required to collect, periodic program and financial performance 
reports. The responsibility of the Department to track and monitor the 
programmatic and financial performance necessitates a database that can 
help facilitate this in a consistent and standardized manner. The NEA/
AC Performance Reporting System (ACPRS) enables enhanced monitoring and 
evaluation of grants

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through standardized collection and storage of relevant award elements, 
such as quarterly progress reports, workplans, results monitoring 
plans, grant agreements, and other business information related to AC 
implementers. The ACPRS streamlines communication with implementers and 
allows for rapid identification of information gaps for specific 
projects.
    Methodology: Information will be electronically entered into ACPRS 
by respondents.

Gregory Young,
Grants Manager, NEA/AC, U.S. Department of State.
[FR Doc. 2017-10172 Filed 5-18-17; 8:45 am]
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