Technology Administration Performance Review Board Membership, 48374-48375 [05-16278]

Download as PDF 48374 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 158 / Wednesday, August 17, 2005 / Notices Committee’s deliberations. Other business may also be discussed. Committee recommendations will be forwarded to the Council at a future date. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this group for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically identified in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Paul J. Howard (see ADDRESSES), at least 5 working days prior to the meeting date. Dated: August 12, 2005. Anne Lange, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 05–16320 Filed 8–16–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S 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: Patent Examiner Employment Application—Job Application Rating System (JARS). Form Number(s): PTO–2041. Agency Approval Number: 0651– 0042. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. Burden: 3,500 hours annually. Number of Respondents: 7,000 responses per year. Avg. Hours per Response: 30 minutes. The USPTO estimates that it will take the public approximately 30 minutes (0.50) to gather and prepare the necessary information, and submit the electronic employment application. VerDate jul<14>2003 13:34 Aug 16, 2005 Jkt 205001 Needs and Uses: The Patent Examiner Employment Application—Job Application Rating System (JARS) is used by the public to apply for entrylevel patent examiner positions in a user-friendly process. The USPTO uses the electronic transmission of this information to review and rate applicants on-line almost instantaneously. It is also used by the USPTO to expedite the hiring process by eliminating the time used in the mail distribution process, thereby streamlining labor and reducing costs. Affected Public: Individuals or households; farms; Federal Government, and state, local, or tribal governments. Frequency: On occasion. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. 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 ‘‘0651–0042 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 September 16, 2005 to David Rostker, OMB Desk Officer, Room 10202, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503. Dated: August 9, 2005. Susan K. Brown, Records Officer, USPTO, Office of Data Management, Data Administration Division. [FR Doc. 05–16258 Filed 8–16–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–16–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Technology Administration Technology Administration Performance Review Board Membership The Technology Administration Performance Review Board (TA PRB) reviews performance appraisals, agreements, and recommended actions pertaining to employees in the Senator Executive Service and reviews performance-related pay increases for ST–3104 employees. The Board makes recommendations to the appropriate appointing authority concerning such PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 matters so as to ensure the fair and equitable treatment of these individuals. This notice lists the membership of the TA PRB and supersedes the list published in Federal Register Vol. 69, No. 161, pages 51638–51639, on August 20, 2004. Daniel W. Caprio, Jr. (NC), Deputy Assistant Secretary for Technology Policy, Office of Technology Policy, Technology Administration, Washington, DC 20230, Appointment Expires 12/31/06 (General). Belinda L. Collins (C), Deputy Director for Technology Services, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD 20899, Appointment Expires: 12/31/05 (Limited). Alan Cookson (C) (Alternate), Deputy Director, Electronics and Electrical Engineering Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD 20899, Appointment Expires: 12/31/07 (Limited). Paul Doremus (C), Director of Strategic Planning, Program Planning and Integration, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Silver Spring, MD 20910, Appointment Expires: 12/31/07 (Limited). Cita Furlani (C), Chief Information Officer, National Institute of Standards & Technology; Gaithersburg, MD 20899, Appointment Expires: 12/31/07 (Limited). Patrick Gallagher (C) (Alternate), Director, NIST Center for Neutron Research, Materials Science and Engineering Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD 20899, Appointment Expires: 12/31/07 (Limited). Howard Harary (C), Deputy Director, Manufacturing Engineering Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD 20899, Appointment Expires: 12/31/07 (Limited). Daniel Hurley (C), Director of Communication and Information, Infrastructure Assurance Program, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, Washington, DC 20230, Appointment Expires: 12/31/05 (General). Deidre Jones (C), Director of Systems Engineering Center, Office of Science and Technology, National Weather Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Silver Spring, MD 20910, Appointment Expires: 12/31/05 (Limited). Michelle O’Neill (C), Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Technology, Technology Administration, Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230, Appointment Expires: 12/31/06 (General). E:\FR\FM\17AUN1.SGM 17AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 158 / Wednesday, August 17, 2005 / Notices Patricia Sefcik (C), Senior Director to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Manufacturing, Manufacturing and Services, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230, Appointment Expires: 12/31/07 (General). Dated: July 29, 2005. Michelle O’Neill, Acting Under Secretary of Commerce for Technology, Technology Administration, Department of Commerce. [FR Doc. 05–16278 Filed 8–16–05; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0144] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Payment by Electronic Fund Transfer Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice of request for public comments regarding an extension to an existing OMB clearance (9000–0144). AGENCIES: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Secretariat has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a currently approved information collection requirement concerning payment by electronic fund transfer. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 70 FR 34104, June 13, 2005. No comments were received. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of functions of the FAR, and whether it will have practical utility; whether our estimate of the public burden of this collection of information is accurate, and based on valid assumptions and methodology; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways in which we can minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, through the use of appropriate technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. VerDate jul<14>2003 13:34 Aug 16, 2005 Jkt 205001 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT Jeremy F. Olson, Contract Policy Division, GSA, (202) 501–3221. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: BILLING CODE 3510–18–M SUMMARY: Submit comments on or before September 16, 2005. ADDRESSES: Submit comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing this burden to the General Services Administration, FAR Secretariat (VIR), 1800 F Street, NW, Room 4035, Washington, DC 20405. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0144, Payment by Electronic Fund Transfer, in all correspondence. DATES: A. Purpose The FAR requires certain information to be provided by contractors which would enable the Government to make payments under the contract by electronic fund transfer (EFT). The information necessary to make the EFT transaction is specified in clause 52.232–33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer—Central Contractor Registration, which the contractor is required to provide prior to award, and clause 52.232–34, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer—Other than Central Contractor Registration, which requires EFT information to be provided as specified by the agency to enable payment by EFT. B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 14,000. Responses Per Respondent: 10. Annual Responses: 140,000. Hours Per Response: .5. Total Burden Hours: 70,000. Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services Administration, FAR Secretariat (VIR), Room 4035, 1800 F Street, NW, Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 501–4755. Please cite OMB Control No.9000–0144, Payment by Electronic Fund Transfer, in all correspondence. Dated: July 19, 2005. Julia B. Wise, Director, Contract Policy Division. [FR Doc. 05–16255 Filed 8–16–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–S DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests Department of Education. The Leader, Information Management Case Services Team, AGENCY: SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 48375 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. Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before October 17, 2005. DATES: 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. 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: August 11, 2005. Angela C. Arrington, Leader, Information Management Case Services Team, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer. Federal Student Aid Type of Review: Extension. E:\FR\FM\17AUN1.SGM 17AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 158 (Wednesday, August 17, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 48374-48375]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Technology Administration


Technology Administration Performance Review Board Membership

    The Technology Administration Performance Review Board (TA PRB) 
reviews performance appraisals, agreements, and recommended actions 
pertaining to employees in the Senator Executive Service and reviews 
performance-related pay increases for ST-3104 employees. The Board 
makes recommendations to the appropriate appointing authority 
concerning such matters so as to ensure the fair and equitable 
treatment of these individuals.
    This notice lists the membership of the TA PRB and supersedes the 
list published in Federal Register Vol. 69, No. 161, pages 51638-51639, 
on August 20, 2004.
    Daniel W. Caprio, Jr. (NC), Deputy Assistant Secretary for 
Technology Policy, Office of Technology Policy, Technology 
Administration, Washington, DC 20230, Appointment Expires 12/31/06 
(General).
    Belinda L. Collins (C), Deputy Director for Technology Services, 
National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD 20899, 
Appointment Expires: 12/31/05 (Limited).
    Alan Cookson (C) (Alternate), Deputy Director, Electronics and 
Electrical Engineering Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and 
Technology, Gaithersburg, MD 20899, Appointment Expires: 12/31/07 
(Limited).
    Paul Doremus (C), Director of Strategic Planning, Program Planning 
and Integration, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 
Silver Spring, MD 20910, Appointment Expires: 12/31/07 (Limited).
    Cita Furlani (C), Chief Information Officer, National Institute of 
Standards & Technology; Gaithersburg, MD 20899, Appointment Expires: 
12/31/07 (Limited).
    Patrick Gallagher (C) (Alternate), Director, NIST Center for 
Neutron Research, Materials Science and Engineering Laboratory, 
National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD 20899, 
Appointment Expires: 12/31/07 (Limited).
    Howard Harary (C), Deputy Director, Manufacturing Engineering 
Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 
Gaithersburg, MD 20899, Appointment Expires: 12/31/07 (Limited).
    Daniel Hurley (C), Director of Communication and Information, 
Infrastructure Assurance Program, National Telecommunications and 
Information Administration, Washington, DC 20230, Appointment Expires: 
12/31/05 (General).
    Deidre Jones (C), Director of Systems Engineering Center, Office of 
Science and Technology, National Weather Service, National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration, Silver Spring, MD 20910, Appointment 
Expires: 12/31/05 (Limited).
    Michelle O'Neill (C), Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for 
Technology, Technology Administration, Department of Commerce, 
Washington, DC 20230, Appointment Expires: 12/31/06 (General).

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    Patricia Sefcik (C), Senior Director to the Deputy Assistant 
Secretary for Manufacturing, Manufacturing and Services, International 
Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230, 
Appointment Expires: 12/31/07 (General).

    Dated: July 29, 2005.
Michelle O'Neill,
Acting Under Secretary of Commerce for Technology, Technology 
Administration, Department of Commerce.
[FR Doc. 05-16278 Filed 8-16-05; 8:45 am]
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