Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 43681-43682 [05-14925]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 144 / Thursday, July 28, 2005 / Notices practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (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 technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized or included in the request for the Office of Management and Budget approval of this information collection. They also will become a matter of public record. Dated: July 22, 2005. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 05–14908 Filed 7–27–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Notice Requesting Nominations for the Advisory Committee on Commercial Remote Sensing (ACCRES) SUMMARY: The Advisory Committee on Commercial Remote Sensing (ACCRES) was constituted to advise the Secretary of Commerce through the Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere on matters relating to the U.S. commercial remote sensing industry and NOAA’s activities to carry out responsibilities of the Department of Commerce set forth in the Land Remote Sensing Policy Act of 1992 (15 U.S.C. Secs 5621–5625). The Committee is composed of leaders in the commercial space-based remote sensing industry, space-based remote sensing data users, government (federal, state, local), and academia. The Department of Commerce is seeking up to eight highly qualified individuals knowledgeable about the commercial space-based remote sensing industry and uses of space-based remote sensing data to serve on the Committee. DATES: Nominations must be postmarked on or before August 29, 2005. ACCRES was established by the Secretary of Commerce (Secretary) on May 21, 2002, to advise the Secretary through the Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere on matters relating to the U.S. commercial remote sensing industry and NOAA’s activities SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate jul<14>2003 13:40 Jul 27, 2005 Jkt 205001 to carry out responsibilities of the Department of Commerce set forth in the Land Remote Sensing Policy Act of 1992 (15 U.S.C. 5621–5625). The Committee meets at least twice a year. Committee members serve in a representative capacity for a term of two years and may serve up to two consecutive terms, if reappointed. No less than 12 and no more than 15 individuals may serve on the Committee. Membership is comprised of highly qualified individuals representing the commercial spacebased remote sensing industry, spacebased remote sensing data users, government (Federal, state, local), and academia from a balance of geographical regions. Nominations are encouraged from all interested persons and organizations representing interests affected by the U.S. commercial spacebased remote sensing industry. Nominees must possess demonstrable expertise in a field related to the spacebased commercial remote sensing industry or exploitation of space-based commercial remotely sensed data and be able to attend committee meetings that are held at least two times per year. In addition, selected candidates must apply for and obtain a security clearance. Membership is voluntary, and service is without pay. Each nomination submission should include the proposed committee member’s name and organizational affiliation, a cover letter describing the nominee’s qualifications and interest in serving on the Committee, a curriculum vitae or resume of the nominee, and no more than three supporting letters describing the nominee’s qualifications and interest in serving on the Committee. Self-nominations are acceptable. The following contact information should accompany each submission: The nominee’s name, address, phone number, fax number, and e-mail address, if available. Nominations should be sent to Douglas Brauer, NOAA/NESDIS International and Interagency Affairs, 1335 East West Highway, Room 7311, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910 and nominations must be received by August 29, 2005. The full text of the Committee Charter and its current membership can be viewed at the Agency’s Web page at http:// www.accres.noaa.gov/index.html. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Douglas Brauer, NOAA/NESDIS International and Interagency Affairs, 1335 East West Highway, Room 7311, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910; telephone (301) 713–2024 x213, fax PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 43681 (301) 713–2032, e-mail Douglas.Brauer@noaa.gov. Gregory W. Withee, Assistant Administrator for Satellite and Information Services. [FR Doc. 05–14928 Filed 7–27–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–HR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Patent and Trademark Office Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Agency: United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Title: Applications for Trademark Registration (formerly Trademark Processing). Form Number(s): PTO Forms 4.8, 4.9, 1478, and 1478(a). Agency Approval Number: 0651– 0009. Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection. Burden: 74,593 hours annually. Number of Respondents: 253,801 responses per year. Avg. Hours Per Response: The USPTO estimates that the public will take approximately 15 to 23 minutes completing the applications in this collection, depending on the form and the nature of the information. This includes the time to gather the necessary information, create the documents, and submit the completed request. The time estimates for the electronic forms in this collection are based on the average amount of time needed to complete and electronically file the associated form. Needs and Uses: This collection of information is required by the Trademark Act, 15 U.S.C. 1051 et seq. and is implemented through the Trademark rules set forth in 37 CFR part 2. It provides for the registration of trademarks, service marks, collective trademarks and service marks, collective membership marks, and certification marks. Individuals and businesses who use their marks, or intend to use their marks, in commerce regulable by Congress, may file an application to register their mark. The USPTO is proposing to split this collection into four separate collections, based upon the Trademark business E:\FR\FM\28JYN1.SGM 28JYN1 43682 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 144 / Thursday, July 28, 2005 / Notices processes. This collection will contain the use-based and intent to use applications and applications filed under §§ 44(d) and (e). In addition, this collection includes a reduced filing fee of $275 per class for applications filed through TEAS that meet certain requirements and a $50 processing fee to process applications that do not meet the requirements (see notice of proposed rulemaking, ‘‘Requirements to Receive a Reduced Fee for Filing an Application Through the Trademark Electronic Application System’’ (RIN 0651–AB88) published in the Federal Register on April 7, 2005). Affected Public: Business or other forprofit, individuals or households, notfor-profit institutions, farms, Federal government, and State, local, or tribal government. Frequency: On occasion. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits. OMB Desk Officer: David Rostker, 202–395–3897. Copies of the above information collection proposal can be obtained by any of the following methods: • E-mail: Susan.Brown@uspto.gov. Include ‘‘0651–0009 Applications for Trademark Registration (formerly Trademark Processing) copy request’’ in the subject line of the message. • Fax: 571–273–0112, marked to the attention of Susan Brown. • Mail: Susan K. Brown, Records Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Office of Data Architecture and Services, Data Administration Division, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, P.O. Box 1450, Alexandria, VA 22313–1450. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent on or before August 29, 2005 to David Rostker, OMB Desk Officer, Room 10202, New Executive Office Building, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503. Dated: July 18, 2005. Susan K. Brown, Records Officer, USPTO, Office of Data Architecture and Services, Data Administration Division. [FR Doc. 05–14925 Filed 7–27–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–16–P CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE Revision of Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request Corporation for National and Community Service. AGENCY: VerDate jul<14>2003 13:40 Jul 27, 2005 Jkt 205001 ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ‘‘Corporation’’), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirement on respondents can be properly assessed. This form is available in alternate formats. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY/TDD) may call (202) 606–3472 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. eastern time, Monday through Friday. Currently, the Corporation is soliciting comments concerning the revision of its AmeriCorps Application for Membership (OMB Control Number 3045–0054 with an expiration date of 10/2005). Copies of the information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the ADDRESSES section by September 26, 2005. Send comments to the Corporation for National and Community Service, Office of Public Affairs, Attn: Denise Yeager, 1201 New York Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20525 or fax to: (202) 606–3460, Attn: Denise Yeager. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Denise Yeager, (202) 606–6712 or e-mail to dyeager@cns.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ADDRESSES: Comment Request The Corporation is particularly interested in comments which: • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Corporation, including whether the information will have practical utility; • Evaluate 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; PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 • Propose ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and • Propose ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submissions of responses. Background The AmeriCorps member application will gather data from applicants, including background information, educational history, skills and experience, and a motivational statement that AmeriCorps may use in evaluating their suitability for becoming a member and to place them in the most appropriate program(s) that match their skills and interests. Current Action The Corporation seeks approval of its AmeriCorps Application for Membership. The application has very few changes from the previously approved application. If approved, this application will continue to enable applicants to complete one application and be considered for multiple programs within AmeriCorps. The application will continue to be costeffective for the government by providing a centralized information source and streamlined process for receiving applications and placing them into the proper programs. Type of Review: Renewal. Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service. Title: AmeriCorps Application for Membership. OMB Number: 3045–0054. Agency Number: None. Affected Public: Those individuals interested in applying to become a member of any of the AmeriCorps programs, including AmeriCorps*NCCC and AmeriCorps*VISTA and hundreds of State and local programs located throughout the country which recruit AmeriCorps members. Total Respondents: Approximately 75,000. (Approximately 50,000 individuals serve each year in AmeriCorps programs; (collection totals are inexact, as almost all completed applications are submitted to local programs and are not sent to the Corporation for National Service)). Frequency: One time. Applicants may make copies of their completed form, and submit copies (each, however, with an original signature) to several different AmeriCorps programs for consideration. E:\FR\FM\28JYN1.SGM 28JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Patent and Trademark Office


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

    The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has submitted 
to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the 
following proposal for collection of information under the provisions 
of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35).
    Agency: United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
    Title: Applications for Trademark Registration (formerly Trademark 
Processing).
    Form Number(s): PTO Forms 4.8, 4.9, 1478, and 1478(a).
    Agency Approval Number: 0651-0009.
    Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Burden: 74,593 hours annually.
    Number of Respondents: 253,801 responses per year.
    Avg. Hours Per Response: The USPTO estimates that the public will 
take approximately 15 to 23 minutes completing the applications in this 
collection, depending on the form and the nature of the information. 
This includes the time to gather the necessary information, create the 
documents, and submit the completed request. The time estimates for the 
electronic forms in this collection are based on the average amount of 
time needed to complete and electronically file the associated form.
    Needs and Uses: This collection of information is required by the 
Trademark Act, 15 U.S.C. 1051 et seq. and is implemented through the 
Trademark rules set forth in 37 CFR part 2. It provides for the 
registration of trademarks, service marks, collective trademarks and 
service marks, collective membership marks, and certification marks. 
Individuals and businesses who use their marks, or intend to use their 
marks, in commerce regulable by Congress, may file an application to 
register their mark.
    The USPTO is proposing to split this collection into four separate 
collections, based upon the Trademark business

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processes. This collection will contain the use-based and intent to use 
applications and applications filed under Sec. Sec.  44(d) and (e). In 
addition, this collection includes a reduced filing fee of $275 per 
class for applications filed through TEAS that meet certain 
requirements and a $50 processing fee to process applications that do 
not meet the requirements (see notice of proposed rulemaking, 
``Requirements to Receive a Reduced Fee for Filing an Application 
Through the Trademark Electronic Application System'' (RIN 0651-AB88) 
published in the Federal Register on April 7, 2005).
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit, individuals or 
households, not-for-profit institutions, farms, Federal government, and 
State, local, or tribal government.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits.
    OMB Desk Officer: David Rostker, 202-395-3897.
    Copies of the above information collection proposal can be obtained 
by any of the following methods:
     E-mail: Susan.Brown@uspto.gov. Include ``0651-0009 
Applications for Trademark Registration (formerly Trademark Processing) 
copy request'' in the subject line of the message.
     Fax: 571-273-0112, marked to the attention of Susan Brown.
     Mail: Susan K. Brown, Records Officer, Office of the Chief 
Information Officer, Office of Data Architecture and Services, Data 
Administration Division, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, P.O. Box 
1450, Alexandria, VA 22313-1450.
    Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information 
collection should be sent on or before August 29, 2005 to David 
Rostker, OMB Desk Officer, Room 10202, New Executive Office Building, 
725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503.

    Dated: July 18, 2005.
Susan K. Brown,
Records Officer, USPTO, Office of Data Architecture and Services, Data 
Administration Division.
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