Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests, 40710-40711 [E6-11309]

Download as PDF 40710 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 137 / Tuesday, July 18, 2006 / 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: July 12, 2006. Angela C. Arrington, IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management. wwhite on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES Office of Postsecondary Education Type of Review: Reinstatement. Title: Teacher Quality Enhancement Grants Program (TQE) Scholarship and Teaching Verification Forms on Scholarship Recipients. Frequency: On occasion; semiannually; annually. Affected Public: Individuals or household; Not-for-profit institutions; State, Local, or Tribal Gov’t, SEAs or LEAs. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 2,850. Burden Hours: 3,090. Abstract: Students receiving scholarships under section 204(3) of the Higher Education Act incur a service obligation to teach in a high-need school in a high-need Local Educational Agency (LEA). This information collection consists of a contract to be executed when funds are awarded and a separate teaching verification form to be used by students to document their compliance with the contract’s conditions. 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 3069. 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 ICDocketMgr@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 electronically mailed to ICDocketMgr@ed.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:25 Jul 17, 2006 Jkt 208001 Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1– 800–877–8339. through the use of information technology. [FR Doc. E6–11308 Filed 7–17–06; 8:45 am] Dated: July 12, 2006. Angela C. Arrington, IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management. BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests AGENCY: Department of Education. The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management, invites comments on the proposed information collection requests as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. SUMMARY: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before September 18, 2006. 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 IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management, 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 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00025 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Office of Innovation and Improvement Type of Review: New. Title: Charter Schools Program (CSP) Grant Award Database. Frequency: Annually. Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 76. Burden Hours: 76. Abstract: This request is for OMB approval of a new data collection necessary for the Charter School Program (CSP). ED will coordinate this new data collection with the Education Data Exchange Network (EDEN) to reduce respondent burden and fully utilize available data. Specifically, ED will collect CSP grant award information from grantees (state agencies and some schools) to create a new database of current CSP-funded charter schools and award amounts. Once complete, ED will merge student demographic and performance information extracted from the EDEN database onto the database of CSPfunded charter schools. Together, these data will allow ED to monitor CSP grant performance and analyze data related to accountability for academic performance, financial integrity, and program effectiveness. 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 3009. 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 ICDocketMgr@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 electronically mailed to ICDocketMgr@ed.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal E:\FR\FM\18JYN1.SGM 18JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 137 / Tuesday, July 18, 2006 / Notices Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1– 800–877–8339. [FR Doc. E6–11309 Filed 7–17–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY [OE Docket No. EA–291–A] Application To Export Electric Energy; Dominion Energy Marketing, Inc. Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, DOE. ACTION: Notice of application. wwhite on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: Dominion Energy Marketing, Inc. (DEMI) has applied to renew its authority to transmit electric energy from the United States to Canada pursuant to section 202(e) of the Federal Power Act. DATES: Comments, protests or requests to intervene must be submitted on or before August 17, 2006. ADDRESSES: Comments, protests or requests to intervene should be addressed as follows: Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, Mail Code: OE–20, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20585–0350 (FAX 202– 586–5860). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Steven Mintz (Program Office) 202–586– 9506 or Michael Skinker (Program Attorney) 202–586–2793. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Exports of electricity from the United States to a foreign country are regulated and require authorization under section 202(e) of the Federal Power Act (FPA) (16 U.S.C. 824a(e)). On June 25, 2004, the Department of Energy (DOE) issued Order No. EA–291 authorizing DEMI to transmit electric energy from the United States to Canada as a power marketer. That Order expired on June 25, 2006. On June 23, 2006, DEMI filed an application with DOE for renewal of the export authority contained in Order No. EA–297 for an additional five-year term and requested that if accepted, the renewal be effective as of June 26, 2006. DEMI does not own or control any transmission or distribution assets, nor does it have a franchised service area. The electric energy which DEMI proposes to export to Canada would be purchased from electric utilities and Federal power marketing agencies within the U.S. DEMI will arrange for the delivery of exports to Canada over the international transmission facilities currently owned VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:27 Jul 17, 2006 Jkt 208001 by Basin Electric Power Cooperative, Bonneville Power Administration, Eastern Maine Electric Cooperative, International Transmission Co., Joint Owners of the Highgate Project, Long Sault, Inc., Maine Electric Power Company, Maine Public Service Company, Minnesota Power, Inc., Minnkota Power Cooperative, Inc., New York Power Authority, Niagara Mohawk Power Corp., Northern States Power Company, and Vermont Electric Transmission Co. The construction, operation, maintenance, and connection of each of the international transmission facilities to be utilized by DEMI has previously been authorized by a Presidential permit issued pursuant to Executive Order 10485, as amended. Procedural Matters: Any person desiring to become a party to this proceeding or to be heard by filing comments or protests to this application should file a petition to intervene, comment or protest at the address provided above in accordance with §§ 385.211 or 385.214 of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedures (18 CFR 385.211, 385.214). Fifteen copies of each petition and protest should be filed with DOE on or before the date listed above. Comments on the DEMI application to export electric energy to Canada should be clearly marked with Docket EA–291– A. Additional copies are to be filed directly with Michael C. Regulinski, Esq., Dominion Resources Services, Inc., 120 Tredegar Street, Richmond, VA 23219 and David Martin Connelly, Esquire, Bruder, Gentile and Marcoux, L.L.P., 1701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Suite 900, Washington, DC 20006–5807. A final decision will be made on this application after the environmental impacts have been evaluated pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, and a determination is made by the DOE that the proposed action will not adversely impact on the reliability of the U.S. electric power supply system. Copies of this application will be made available, upon request, for public inspection and copying at the address provided above or by contacting Odessa Hopkins at Odessa.hopkins@hq.doe.gov. Issued in Washington, DC, on July 12, 2006. Ellen Russell, Acting Director, Permitting and Siting, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability. [FR Doc. E6–11335 Filed 7–17–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00026 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 40711 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Office of Science; Advanced Scientific Computing Advisory Committee (ASCAC) Department of Energy. Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: This notice announces a meeting of the Advanced Scientific ComputingAdvisory Committee (ASCAC). Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463,86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register. DATES: Tuesday, August 8, 2006, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Wednesday, August 9, 2006, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ADDRESSES: American Geophysical Union, (AGU),2000 Florida Avenue, NW.,Washington, DC 20009–1277. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Melea Baker, Office of AdvancedScientific Computing Research; SC–21/Germantown Building; U.S. Department of Energy; 1000 Independence Avenue, SW.; Washington, DC 20585–1290; Telephone (301) 903–7486, (E-mail: Melea.Baker@science.doe.gov). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose of the Meeting: The purpose of this meeting is to provide advice and guidance with respect to the advanced scientific computing research program. Tentative Agenda: Agenda will include discussions of the following: Tuesday, August 8, 2006 ASCR Overview. DOE Science. SciDAC Overview. Charge 2, Networking Subcommittee Overview. Charge 1, Science Based Performance Metrics. Subcommittee Overview. Independent Review—Leadership Class Facilities. Public Comment. Wednesday, August 9, 2006. ORNL Leadership Class Petascale Project. ANL Leadership Class Petascale Project. Summary Review of Applied Programs in SC. NERSC Upgrades. ESNet Upgrades. Public Comment. Public Participation. The meeting is open to the public. If you would like to file a written statement with the Committee, you may do so either before or after the meeting. If you would like to make oral statements regarding any of E:\FR\FM\18JYN1.SGM 18JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 137 (Tuesday, July 18, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 40710-40711]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-11309]


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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests

AGENCY: Department of Education.

SUMMARY: The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management 
Services, Office of Management, 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 
September 18, 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 IC Clearance Official, Regulatory 
Information Management Services, Office of Management, 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.

    Dated: July 12, 2006.
Angela C. Arrington,
IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, 
Office of Management.

Office of Innovation and Improvement

    Type of Review: New.
    Title: Charter Schools Program (CSP) Grant Award Database.
    Frequency: Annually.
    Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:
     Responses: 76.
     Burden Hours: 76.
    Abstract: This request is for OMB approval of a new data collection 
necessary for the Charter School Program (CSP). ED will coordinate this 
new data collection with the Education Data Exchange Network (EDEN) to 
reduce respondent burden and fully utilize available data. 
Specifically, ED will collect CSP grant award information from grantees 
(state agencies and some schools) to create a new database of current 
CSP-funded charter schools and award amounts. Once complete, ED will 
merge student demographic and performance information extracted from 
the EDEN database onto the database of CSP-funded charter schools. 
Together, these data will allow ED to monitor CSP grant performance and 
analyze data related to accountability for academic performance, 
financial integrity, and program effectiveness.
    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 3009. 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 ICDocketMgr@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 electronically mailed to ICDocketMgr@ed.gov. 
Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may 
call the Federal

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