Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests, 67996-67997 [05-22340]

Download as PDF 67996 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 216 / Wednesday, November 9, 2005 / Notices The specific changes to the record system being amended are set forth below followed by the notice, as amended, published in its entirety. The proposed amendments are not within the purview of subsection (r) of the Privacy Act of 1974, (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended which requires the submission of a new or altered system report. Dated: November 1, 2005. L.M. Bynum, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. RDCAA 590.8 SYSTEM NAME: DCAA Management Information System (DMIS) (August 10, 2005, 70 FR 46495). CHANGES: * * * * * ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES OF USERS AND THE PURPOSES OF SUCH USES: In addition to those disclosures generally permitted under 5 U.S.C. 552a(b) of the Privacy Act, these records or information contained therein may specifically be disclosed outside the DoD as a routine use pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(b)(3) as follows: The DoD ‘Blanket Routine Uses’ that appear at the beginning of DCAA’s compilation of systems of records notices apply to this system. Policies and practices for storing, retrieving, accessing, retaining, and disposing of records in the system: STORAGE: Records are maintained in an on-line database and on magnetic tape at secure offsite storage. RETRIEVABILITY: CATEGORY OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: RDCAA 590.8 Records are retrieved by organizational levels, name of employee, Social Security Number, office symbol, audit activity codes, or any other combination of these identifiers. SYSTEM NAME: SAFEGUARDS: DCAA Management Information System (DMIS). Automated records are protected by restricted access procedures. Access to records is strictly limited to authorized officials with a bona fide need for the records. Delete the following: ‘‘records containing reimbursable billing information;’’ * * * * * SYSTEM LOCATION: Defense Contract Audit Agency, Information Technology Division, System Design and Development Branch, 4075 Park Avenue, Memphis, TN 38111–7492. CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM: DCAA employees. CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: Records relating to audit work performed in terms of hours expended by individual employees, dollar amounts audited, exceptions reported, and net savings to the government as a result of those exceptions; records containing employee data; name, Social Security Number, time and attendance, and work schedule; and records containing office information, e.g., duty station address and telephone number. AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM: 5 U.S.C. 301, Departmental Regulations and E.O. 9397 (SSN). PURPOSE(S): To provide managers, supervisors, and team members with timely, on-line information regarding audit requirements, programs, and performance. To provide timekeepers with access to time and attendance records. VerDate jul<14>2003 16:18 Nov 08, 2005 Jkt 208001 RETENTION AND DISPOSAL: Records are retained indefinitely. SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS: Chief, Information Technology Division, System Design and Development Branch, Defense Contract Audit Agency, 4075 Park Avenue, Memphis, TN 38111–7492. NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE: Individuals seeking to determine whether information about themselves is contained in this system should address written inquiries to the Chief, Information Technology Division, System Design and Development Branch, Defense Contract Audit Agency, 4075 Park Avenue, Memphis, TN 38111–7492. Individuals must furnish name, Social Security Number, approximate date of record, and geographic area in which consideration was requested for record to be located and identified. Official mailing addresses are published as an appendix to the DCAA’s compilation of systems notices. RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES: Individuals seaking access to information about themselves contained PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 in this system should address written inquiries to the Chief, Information Technology Division, System Design and Development Branch, Defense Contract Audit Agency, 4075 Park Avenue, Memphis, TN 38111–7492. Individuals must furnish name, Social Security Number, approximate date of record, and geographic area in which consideration was requested for record to be located and identified. CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES: DCAA’s rules for accessing records, for contesting contents and appealing initial agency determinations are published in DCAA Regulation 5410.10; 32 CFR part 317; or may be obtained from the system manager. RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES: Individual employees, supervisors, time keepers, audit reports and working papers. EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM: None. [FR Doc. 05–22070 Filed 11–8–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–M DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests 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 proposed information collection requests as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before January 9, 2006. 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 E:\FR\FM\09NON1.SGM pfrm13 PsN: 09NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 216 / Wednesday, November 9, 2005 / Notices 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. Dated: November 3, 2005. Angela C. Arrington, Leader, Information Management Case Services Team, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer. Office of Elementary and Secondary Education Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Title: Local-Flex Application (KA). Frequency: Other: One time. Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Gov’t, SEAs or LEAs (primary). Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 80. Burden Hours: 6400. Abstract: Application for LEAs seeking to enter into local flexibility demonstration agreements (‘‘Local-Flex’’ agreements). By statute, the Department can select 80 LEAs through a competitive process with which to enter into Local-Flex agreements. These agreements give LEAs the flexibility to consolidate certain Federal education funds and to use those funds for any educational purpose permitted under the ESEA in order to meet the State’s definition of adequate yearly progress (AYP). 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 02914. When you access the information collection, click on ‘‘Download Attachments’’ to view. Written requests for information should VerDate jul<14>2003 16:18 Nov 08, 2005 Jkt 208001 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 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. 05–22340 Filed 11–8–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION A National Dialogue: The Secretary of Education’s Commission on the Future of Higher Education A National Dialogue: The Secretary of Education’s Commission on the Future of Higher Education, U.S. Department of Education. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of an upcoming meeting of A National Dialogue: The Secretary of Education’s Commission on the Future of Higher Education, (Commission). The notice also describes the functions of the Commission. Notice of this meeting is required by section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and is intended to notify the public of their opportunity to attend. DATES: Thursday, December 8, 2005, and Friday, December 9, 2005. Time: December 8, 2005: 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.; December 9, 2005: 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. ADDRESSES: The Commission will meet in Nashville, TN, at the Hilton Nashville Downtown, 121 Fourth Avenue South, Nashville, TN. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cheryl Oldham, Executive Director, A National Dialogue: The Secretary of Education’s Commission on the Future of Higher Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20202– 3510; telephone: (202) 205–8741. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Commission is established by the Secretary of Education to begin a national dialogue about the future of higher education in this country. The purpose of this Commission is to consider how best to improve our PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 67997 system of higher education to ensure that our graduates are well prepared to meet our future workforce needs and are able to participate fully in the changing economy. The Commission shall consider federal, state, and local and institutional roles in higher education and analyze whether the current goals of higher education are appropriate and achievable. The Commission will also focus on the increasing tuition costs and the perception of many families, particularly low-income families, that higher education is inaccessible. The agenda for this second meeting will include panel presentations on the four areas of focus for the commission: access, accountability, affordability, and quality. A written report to the Secretary is due by August 1, 2006. Individuals who will need accommodations for a disability in order to attend the meeting (e.g., interpreting services, assistive listening devices, or materials in alternative format) should notify Tracy Harris at (202) 260–3644 no later than November 28, 2005. We will attempt to meet requests for accommodations after this date but cannot guarantee their availability. The meeting site is accessible to individuals with disabilities. Individuals interested in attending the meeting must register in advance because of limited space issues. Please contact Tracy Harris at (202) 260–3644 or by e-mail at Tracy.Harris@ed.gov. Opportunities for public comment are available through the Commission’s Web site at http://www.ed.gov/about/ bdscomm/list/hiedfuture/index.html. Records are kept of all Commission proceedings and are available for public inspection at the staff office for the Commission’s from the hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dated: November 3, 2005. Margaret Spellings, Secretary, U.S. Department of Education. [FR Doc. 05–22301 Filed 11–8–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–M DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Federal Family Education Loan Program Federal Student Aid, Department of Education. ACTION: Notice of interest rates for the Federal Family Education Loan Program for the period July 1, 2005, through June 30, 2006. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Chief Operating Officer for Federal Student Aid announces the interest rates for loans made under the Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) E:\FR\FM\09NON1.SGM pfrm13 PsN: 09NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 216 (Wednesday, November 9, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 67996-67997]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-22340]


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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests

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 proposed information 
collection requests as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
January 9, 2006.

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

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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.

    Dated: November 3, 2005.
Angela C. Arrington,
Leader, Information Management Case Services Team, Regulatory 
Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information 
Officer.

Office of Elementary and Secondary Education

    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Title: Local-Flex Application (KA).
    Frequency: Other: One time.
    Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Gov't, SEAs or LEAs 
(primary).
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 80.
     Burden Hours: 6400.
    Abstract: Application for LEAs seeking to enter into local 
flexibility demonstration agreements (``Local-Flex'' agreements). By 
statute, the Department can select 80 LEAs through a competitive 
process with which to enter into Local-Flex agreements. These 
agreements give LEAs the flexibility to consolidate certain Federal 
education funds and to use those funds for any educational purpose 
permitted under the ESEA in order to meet the State's definition of 
adequate yearly progress (AYP).
    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 02914. 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 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.

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