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Download as PDF 5618 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 22 / Thursday, February 3, 2005 / Notices of pathogens for food safety; drinking water and process water; and human and veterinary diagnostic markets in the United States and certain foreign countries, the Government-owned invention described in U.S. Provisional Patent Application No. 60/601,180: Scanned Wavelength Spectroscopic Detector (SWSD) for Identifying Biological Cells and Organisms, Navy Case No. 96,640. DATES: Anyone wishing to object to the grant of this license must file written objections along with supporting evidence, if any, not later than February 18, 2005. ADDRESSES: Written objections are to be filed with the Naval Research Laboratory, Code 1004, 4555 Overlook Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20375– 5320. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Jane Kuhl, Head, Technology Transfer Office, NRL Code 1004, 4555 Overlook Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20375– 5320, telephone (202) 767–3083. Due to U.S. Postal delays, please fax (202) 404– 7920, e-Mail: kuhl@utopia.nrl.navy.mil or use courier delivery to expedite response. (Authority: 35 U.S.C. 207, 37 CFR Part 404.) Dated: January 28, 2005. I.C. Le Moyne Jr., Lieutenant, Judge Advocate General’s Corps, U.S. Navy, Alternate Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 05–2047 Filed 2–2–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3810–FF–P participation in the approval process would defeat the purpose of the information collection, violate State or Federal law, or substantially interfere with any agency’s ability to perform its statutory obligations. The Leader, Information Management Case Services Team, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer, publishes that notice containing proposed information collection requests prior to submission of these requests to OMB. Each proposed information collection, grouped by office, contains the following: (1) Type of review requested, e.g. new, revision, extension, existing or reinstatement; (2) Title; (3) Summary of the collection; (4) Description of the need for, and proposed use of, the information; (5) Respondents and frequency of collection; and (6) Reporting and/or Recordkeeping burden. OMB invites public comment. The Department of Education is especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection necessary to the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests Dated: January 31, 2005. Angela C. Arrington, Leader, Information Management Case Services Team, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer. Department of Education. SUMMARY: The Leader, Information Management Case Services Team, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer, invites comments on the proposed information collection requests as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before April 4, 2005. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) requires that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) provide interested Federal agencies and the public an early opportunity to comment on information collection requests. OMB may amend or waive the requirement for public consultation to the extent that public Office of Postsecondary Education Type of Review: New. Title: Annual Performance Report for Title III and Title V Grantees. Frequency: Annually. Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 631. Burden Hours: 12,700. Abstract: Titles III and V of the Higher Education Act (HEA), provide discretionary and formula grant programs that make competitive awards to eligible Institutions of Higher Education and organizations (Title III, Part E) to assist these institutions expand their capacity to serve minority and low-income students. Grantees annually submit a yearly performance report to demonstrate that substantial progress is being made towards meeting DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AGENCY: VerDate jul<14>2003 19:18 Feb 02, 2005 Jkt 205001 PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the objectives of their project. This request is to implement a new, webbased Annual Performance Report to more effectively elicit program-specific information to be used for program monitoring and Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) reporting purposes. The Annual Performance Report will be the cornerstone of a new Performance Measurement System tailored to strengthen the Department of Education’s program monitoring efforts, streamline our processes, and enhance our customer service. Requests for copies of the proposed information collection request may be accessed from http://edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the ‘‘Browse Pending Collections’’ link and by clicking on link number 2678. When you access the information collection, click on ‘‘Download Attachments’’ to view. Written requests for information should be addressed to U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Potomac Center, 9th Floor, Washington, DC 20202–4700. Requests may also be electronically mailed to the Internet address OCIO_RIMG@ed.gov or faxed to 202–245–6621. Please specify the complete title of the information collection when making your request. Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity requirements should be directed to Joseph Schubart at his e-mail address Joe.Schubart@ed.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877– 8339. [FR Doc. 05–2080 Filed 2–2–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Department of Education. The Leader, Information Management Case Services Team, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer invites comments on the submission for OMB review as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before March 7, 2005. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be addressed to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Carolyn Lovett, Desk Officer, Department of Education, Office of DATES: E:\FR\FM\03FEN1.SGM 03FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 22 / Thursday, February 3, 2005 / Notices Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., Room 10235, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503 or faxed to (202) 395–6974. Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) requires that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) provide interested Federal agencies and the public an early opportunity to comment on information collection requests. OMB may amend or waive the requirement for public consultation to the extent that public participation in the approval process would defeat the purpose of the information collection, violate State or Federal law, or substantially interfere with any agency’s ability to perform its statutory obligations. The Leader, Information Management Case Services Team, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer, publishes that notice containing proposed information collection requests prior to submission of these requests to OMB. Each proposed information collection, grouped by office, contains the following: (1) Type of review requested, e.g. new, revision, extension, existing or reinstatement; (2) Title; (3) Summary of the collection; (4) Description of the need for, and proposed use of, the information; (5) Respondents and frequency of collection; and (6) Reporting and/or Recordkeeping burden. OMB invites public comment. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: January 31, 2005. Angela C. Arrington, Leader, Information Management Case Services Team, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer. Institute of Education Sciences Type of Review: Revision. Title: National Assessment of Educational Progress, Year 2006 Assessment, Reading, Writing. Frequency: One time. Affected Public: State, local, or tribal gov’t, SEAs or LEAs; Not-for-profit institutions. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 20,048. Burden Hours: 5,074. Abstract: The components of this clearance package are for the 2006 National Assessment of Educational Progress. Specifically they are a reading precalibration and a writing pilot for the forthcoming assessment activities. Requests for copies of the submission for OMB review; comment request may be accessed from http:// edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the VerDate jul<14>2003 19:18 Feb 02, 2005 Jkt 205001 5619 ‘‘Browse Pending Collections’’ link and by clicking on link number 2677. When you access the information collection, click on ‘‘Download Attachments’’ to view. Written requests for information should be addressed to U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Potomac Center, 9th Floor, Washington, DC 20202–4700. Requests may also be electronically mailed to the Internet address OCIO_RIMG@ed.gov or faxed to 202–245–6621. Please specify the complete title of the information collection when making your request. Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity requirements should be directed to Kathy Axt at her e-mail address Kathy.Axt@ed.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877– 8339. Note: A minority institution is defined in 34 CFR 637.4(b) as an accredited college or university whose enrollment of a single minority group or combination of minority groups exceeds 50 percent of the college’s or university’s total enrollment. [FR Doc. 05–2081 Filed 2–2–05; 8:45 am] Full Text of Announcement BILLING CODE 4000–01–P I. Funding Opportunity Description DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Office of Postsecondary Education; Overview Information; Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program (MSEIP); Notice Inviting Applications for New Awards for Fiscal Year (FY) 2005 Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.120A. Dates: Applications Available: February 3, 2005. Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: March 21, 2005. Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: May 19, 2005. Eligible Applicants: There are four types of MSEIP projects. For institutional, design, and special projects described in 34 CFR 637.12 through 637.14, eligible applicants include public and private nonprofit minority institutions of higher education as defined in section 361(1) and (2) of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA), and described later in this notice. For special projects described in 34 CFR 637.14(b) and (c), eligible applicants include nonprofit science-oriented organizations, professional scientific societies, institutions of higher education, and consortia or organizations as defined in section 361(3) and (4) of the HEA and described later in this notice. For cooperative projects described in 34 CFR 637.15, eligible applicants are groups of nonprofit accredited colleges and universities whose primary fiscal agent is an eligible minority institution as defined in 34 CFR 637.4(b). PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Estimated Available Funds: $3,749,000. Estimated Range of Awards: See chart in Section II. Award Information. Estimated Number of Awards: See chart in Section II. Award Information. Estimated Average Size of Awards: See chart in Section II. Award Information. Note: The Department is not bound by any estimates in this notice. Applicants should periodically check the MSEIP’s web site for further information on this program. The address is: http://www.ed.gov/programs/ iduesmsi/index.html. Project Period: Up to 36 months. Purpose of Program: The MSEIP is designed to effect long-range improvement in science and engineering education at predominantly minority institutions and to increase the flow of underrepresented ethnic minorities, particularly minority women, into scientific and technological careers. Priorities: In accordance with 34 CFR 75.105(b)(2)(iv), these priorities are from Section 352 of the HEA. Competitive Priorities: Section 352 of the HEA requires the Secretary to give priority to: (a) Applications from institutions that have not previously received funding from the Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program; (b) Applications from previous grantees with a proven record of success; and (c) Applications that contribute to achieving balance among funded projects with respect to—(1) Geographic region; (2) Academic discipline; and (3) project type. Competitive Priority points: Applications described in competitive priority (a) above will be awarded 10 priority points. Applications described in competitive priority (b) and (c) above, will receive preference, in the following order, if we have more applications with the same score than we have available funds. First, applications that satisfy the requirements of both (b) and (c); second, applications that satisfy the requirement of (b); and third, applications that satisfy the requirements of (c). 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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

AGENCY: Department of Education.

SUMMARY: The Leader, Information Management Case Services Team, 
Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief 
Information Officer invites comments on the submission for OMB review 
as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
March 7, 2005.

ADDRESSES: Written comments should be addressed to the Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Carolyn Lovett, Desk 
Officer, Department of Education, Office of

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Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., Room 10235, New Executive 
Office Building, Washington, DC 20503 or faxed to (202) 395-6974.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act 
of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) requires that the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB) provide interested Federal agencies and the public an 
early opportunity to comment on information collection requests. OMB 
may amend or waive the requirement for public consultation to the 
extent that public participation in the approval process would defeat 
the purpose of the information collection, violate State or Federal 
law, or substantially interfere with any agency's ability to perform 
its statutory obligations. The Leader, Information Management Case 
Services Team, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of 
the Chief Information Officer, publishes that notice containing 
proposed information collection requests prior to submission of these 
requests to OMB. Each proposed information collection, grouped by 
office, contains the following: (1) Type of review requested, e.g. new, 
revision, extension, existing or reinstatement; (2) Title; (3) Summary 
of the collection; (4) Description of the need for, and proposed use 
of, the information; (5) Respondents and frequency of collection; and 
(6) Reporting and/or Recordkeeping burden. OMB invites public comment.

    Dated: January 31, 2005.
Angela C. Arrington,
Leader, Information Management Case Services Team, Regulatory 
Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information 
Officer.

Institute of Education Sciences

    Type of Review: Revision.
    Title: National Assessment of Educational Progress, Year 2006 
Assessment, Reading, Writing.
    Frequency: One time.
    Affected Public: State, local, or tribal gov't, SEAs or LEAs; Not-
for-profit institutions.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:
     Responses: 20,048.
     Burden Hours: 5,074.
    Abstract: The components of this clearance package are for the 2006 
National Assessment of Educational Progress. Specifically they are a 
reading precalibration and a writing pilot for the forthcoming 
assessment activities.
    Requests for copies of the submission for OMB review; comment 
request may be accessed from http://edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the 
``Browse Pending Collections'' link and by clicking on link number 
2677. When you access the information collection, click on ``Download 
Attachments'' to view. Written requests for information should be 
addressed to U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., 
Potomac Center, 9th Floor, Washington, DC 20202-4700. Requests may also 
be electronically mailed to the Internet address OCIO--RIMG@ed.gov or 
faxed to 202-245-6621. Please specify the complete title of the 
information collection when making your request.
    Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity 
requirements should be directed to Kathy Axt at her e-mail address 
Kathy.Axt@ed.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for 
the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 
1-800-877-8339.

[FR Doc. 05-2081 Filed 2-2-05; 8:45 am]
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