Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 32582-32583 [05-11071]

Download as PDF 32582 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 106 / Friday, June 3, 2005 / Notices NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910, phone (301) 713–2289, fax (301) 427–2521; and Southeast Region, NMFS, 263 13th Avenue South, Saint Petersburg, FL 33701, phone (727) 824–5312, fax (727) 824–5300. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Jefferies or Amy Sloan (301)713–2289. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The requested modification has been granted under the authority of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) and the provisions of § 222.306 of the regulations governing the taking, importing, and exporting of endangered and threatened fish and wildlife (50 CFR 222–226). The North Carolina Zoological Park is authorized to use four individual, captive-bred, non-releaseable shortnose sturgeons for an educational display exhibit. This project of displaying endangered captive bred shortnose sturgeon responds directly to a recommendation of the NMFS recovery outline for this species. This display educates the public on shortnose sturgeon life history and the reason for its declining numbers. This modification will extend the permit through July 31, 2006. Issuance of this modification, as required by the ESA was based on a finding that this permit modification: (1) Was applied for in good faith; (2) will not operate to the disadvantage of the endangered species which is the subject of this permit; and (3) is consistent with the purposes and policies set forth in section 2 of the ESA. Dated: May 24, 2005. Stephen L. Leathery, Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 05–11107 Filed 6–2–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [I.D. 052405B] Endangered Species; File No. 1537 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Receipt of application. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that Guam Division of Aquatic and Wildlife VerDate jul<14>2003 18:03 Jun 02, 2005 Jkt 205001 Resources (DAWR), 142 Dairy Road, Mangilao, Guam 96913, has applied in due form for a permit to take green (Chelonia mydas) and hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata) sea turtles for purposes of scientific research. DATES: Written, telefaxed, or e-mail comments must be received on or before July 5, 2005. ADDRESSES: The application and related documents are available for review upon written request or by appointment in the following office(s): Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910; phone (301)713–2289; fax (301)427–2521; and Pacific Islands Region, NMFS, 1601 Kapiolani Blvd., Rm 1110, Honolulu, HI 96814–4700; phone (808)973–2935; fax (808)973–2941. Written comments or requests for a public hearing on this application should be mailed to the Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, F/PR1, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910. Those individuals requesting a hearing should set forth the specific reasons why a hearing on this particular request would be appropriate. Comments may also be submitted by facsimile at (301)427–2521, provided the facsimile is confirmed by hard copy submitted by mail and postmarked no later than the closing date of the comment period. Comments may also be submitted by e-mail. The mailbox address for providing e-mail comments is NMFS.Pr1Comments@noaa.gov. Include in the subject line of the e-mail comment the following document identifier: File No. 1537. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patrick Opay or Ruth Johnson, (301)713–2289. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The subject permit is requested under the authority of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) and the regulations governing the taking, importing, and exporting of endangered and threatened species (50 CFR parts 222–226). The proposed research would annually capture 24 green and 15 hawksbill sea turtles by hand or by tangle net. Turtles would be measured, flipper tagged, Passive Integrated Transponder tagged, tissue sampled, and released. A subset of each species would also have a satellite transmitter attached to their carapace. The research would gather information on turtle population size and stratification, PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 species distribution, and health status. This information would be used to develop conservation management measures for these species. The research would occur in the waters off of Guam. The permit would be issued for a 5-year period. Dated: May 26, 2005. Stephen L. Leathery, Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 05–11108 Filed 6–2–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S 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 July 5, 2005. DATES: Written comments should be addressed to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Carolyn Lovett, Desk Officer, Department of Education, Office of 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 ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\03JNN1.SGM 03JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 106 / Friday, June 3, 2005 / Notices 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: May 27, 2005. Angela C. Arrington, Leader, Information Management Case Services Team, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer. 18:03 Jun 02, 2005 Jkt 205001 [FR Doc. 05–11071 Filed 6–2–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Institute of Education Sciences Type of Review: New. Title: Early Childhood Longitudinal Study-Birth Cohort: Kindergarten and First Grade Field Test and Full Scale. Frequency: One time. Affected Public: Individuals or household; businesses or other forprofit; not-for-profit institutions. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 562; Burden Hours: 197. Abstract: The Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Birth Cohort (ECLS–B) is a nationally representative longitudinal study of children born in the year 2001. Children are assessed using state of the art assessment tools, parents are interviewed as well as child care providers and school personnel. Together with the Kindergarten component of this early childhood studies program, the survey informs the research and general community about children’s health, early learning, development and education experiences. The focus of this survey is on characteristics of children and their families that influence children’s first experiences with the demands of formal schools as well as early health care and in- and out-of-home experiences. Requests for copies of the information collection submission for OMB review may be accessed from http:// edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the ‘‘Browse Pending Collections’’ link and by clicking on link number 2721. 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 202–245–6623. Please specify the complete title of the information collection when making your request. Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity requirements VerDate jul<14>2003 should be directed to Katrina Ingalls at her e-mail address Katrina.Ingalls@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. Office of Elementary and Secondary Education; Overview Information; Comprehensive Centers; Notice Inviting Applications for New Awards for Fiscal Year 2005 Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.283B. DATES: Applications Available: June 3, 2005. Deadline for Notice of Intent to Apply: June 23, 2005. Dates of Pre-Application Meetings: The Department will conduct briefings on this competition via conference call to clarify the purposes of the program and the selection criteria and process at 11 a.m. on each of the following dates: Applicants for Regional Centers June 13 and 17; Applicants for Content Centers June 22 and 23. Please e-mail Enid Simmons at enid.simmons@ed.gov to register for a call date and time and obtain the conference call number and code. Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: July 18, 2005. Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: August 17, 2005. Eligible Applicants: Research organizations, institutions, agencies, institutions of higher education, or partnerships among such entities, or individuals, with the demonstrated ability or capacity to carry out the activities described in this notice. An application from a consortium of eligible entities must include a consortium agreement. Letters of support do not meet the requirement for a consortium agreement. Note: The Department will reject any application that does not meet these eligibility requirements. Estimated Number of Awards: The Secretary intends to support 21 awards under this competition. Sixteen awards will support Regional comprehensive centers (Regional Centers) to serve States within defined geographic boundaries. The States and territories to be served by each Regional Center are described in this notice under Absolute Priorities for Regional Centers. Five awards will support Content PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 32583 comprehensive centers (Content Centers), each having a specific content expertise and focus, to support the work of the Regional Centers. These five Content Centers are: the Center on Assessment and Accountability, the Center on Instruction, the Center on Teacher Quality, the Center on Innovation and Improvement, and the Center on High Schools. The functions and activities for each of the five Content Centers are described in this notice under Absolute Priorities for Content Centers. Note: The Educational Technical Assistance Act of 2002 (TA Act) provides that the Secretary must ensure that not less than one Comprehensive Center is established in each of the 10 geographic regions served by the Regional Educational Laboratories. Note that these regions differ, in some instances, from the Regional Centers described in this notice. The Secretary will consider the location of the proposed Regional Centers in the selection and negotiation of cooperative agreements to ensure that this requirement of the law is met. Estimated Available Funds: Eighteen of the 21 Centers proposed for funding under this competition will be supported entirely with funds from the Comprehensive Centers program, authorized under Title II of the TA Act. Three of the 21 centers will be supported with funds appropriated for the Comprehensive Centers program and the Special Education Technical Assistance and Dissemination program, which is authorized under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, as amended (IDEA). The estimated available funds from the Comprehensive Centers program for FY 2005 is $40 million. Of that amount, an estimated $35 million will be used to fund Regional Centers and $5 million will be used to fund the Content Centers. FY 2005 funds will support awards for the first budget period of the project, which is the first nine months of the project period. Funding for the subsequent 12-month budget periods for years two through five (FY 2006 through FY 2009) is contingent on appropriation levels. For FY 2006, the President’s budget, if funded at the requested level, would provide approximately $56.8 million for the Comprehensive Centers program. The estimated total funds from the Special Education Technical Assistance and Dissemination program for FY 2005 is $3 million to provide partial support for three of the Content Centers for the first budget period of the project. Depending on appropriation levels, a total of up to $3 million from the Special Education Technical Assistance E:\FR\FM\03JNN1.SGM 03JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 106 (Friday, June 3, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 32582-32583]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-11071]


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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 
July 5, 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 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

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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: May 27, 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: New.
    Title: Early Childhood Longitudinal Study-Birth Cohort: 
Kindergarten and First Grade Field Test and Full Scale.
    Frequency: One time.
    Affected Public: Individuals or household; businesses or other for-
profit; not-for-profit institutions.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:
     Responses: 562;
     Burden Hours: 197.
    Abstract: The Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Birth Cohort 
(ECLS-B) is a nationally representative longitudinal study of children 
born in the year 2001. Children are assessed using state of the art 
assessment tools, parents are interviewed as well as child care 
providers and school personnel. Together with the Kindergarten 
component of this early childhood studies program, the survey informs 
the research and general community about children's health, early 
learning, development and education experiences. The focus of this 
survey is on characteristics of children and their families that 
influence children's first experiences with the demands of formal 
schools as well as early health care and in- and out-of-home 
experiences.
    Requests for copies of the information collection submission for 
OMB review may be accessed from http://edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting 
the ``Browse Pending Collections'' link and by clicking on link number 
2721. 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 202-245-6623. 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 Katrina Ingalls at her e-mail 
address Katrina.Ingalls@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. 05-11071 Filed 6-2-05; 8:45 am]
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