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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (DOC), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on the continuing and proposed information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Written comments must be submitted on or before December 20, 2005. DATES: Direct all written comments to Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6625, 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 or via the Internet (dHynek@doc.gov). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information should be directed to the attention of Mildred Porter, Director, National Medal of Technology Program, Technology Administration, 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room 4817, Washington, DC 20230. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ADDRESSES: I. Abstract This information collection is critical for the Nomination Evaluation Committee to determine nomination eligibility and merit for selection of the Nation’s leading technological innovators honored by the President of the United States. The National Medal of Technology Nomination Application solicits nominations that recognize an individual’s or company’s extraordinary leadership and innovation in technological achievement. The information is needed in order to comply with Pub. L. 96–480 and Pub. L. 105–309. PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 II. Method of Collection The nomination forms and instructions are electronically posted on the National Medal of Technology Web site so interested parties can review criteria and informational requirements at their convenience. The nomination forms are available for electronic submission to the NMT office via e-mail to NMT@technology.gov. III. Data OMB Number: 0692–0001. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Regular submission. Affected Public: Individuals or households; business or other for-profit organizations; not-for-profit institutions; and Federal Government. Estimated Number of Respondents: 102. Estimated Time Per Response: 25 hours. Estimated Total Annual Respondent Burden Hours: 2,550. Estimated Total Annual Respondent Cost Burden: None. IV. Requests for Comments Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have 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, e.g., the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Technology Administration


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; National Medal 
of Technology Nomination Application

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (DOC), as part of its continuing 
effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general 
public and other Federal agencies to comment on the continuing and 
proposed information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).

DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before December 20, 
2005.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Diana Hynek, Departmental 
Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6625, 1401 
Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 or via the Internet 
(dHynek@doc.gov).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information 
should be directed to the attention of Mildred Porter, Director, 
National Medal of Technology Program, Technology Administration, 1401 
Constitution Avenue, NW., Room 4817, Washington, DC 20230.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Abstract

    This information collection is critical for the Nomination 
Evaluation Committee to determine nomination eligibility and merit for 
selection of the Nation's leading technological innovators honored by 
the President of the United States. The National Medal of Technology 
Nomination Application solicits nominations that recognize an 
individual's or company's extraordinary leadership and innovation in 
technological achievement. The information is needed in order to comply 
with Pub. L. 96-480 and Pub. L. 105-309.

II. Method of Collection

    The nomination forms and instructions are electronically posted on 
the National Medal of Technology Web site so interested parties can 
review criteria and informational requirements at their convenience. 
The nomination forms are available for electronic submission to the NMT 
office via e-mail to NMT@technology.gov.

III. Data

    OMB Number: 0692-0001.
    Form Number: None.
    Type of Review: Regular submission.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households; business or other for-
profit organizations; not-for-profit institutions; and Federal 
Government.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 102.
    Estimated Time Per Response: 25 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Respondent Burden Hours: 2,550.
    Estimated Total Annual Respondent Cost Burden: None.

IV. Requests for Comments

    Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
the agency, including whether the information will have 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, e.g., the use of automated 
collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information 
collection; they will also become a matter of public record.

    Dated: October 17, 2005.
Gwellnar Banks,
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 05-21087 Filed 10-20-05; 8:45 am]
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