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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. Dated: July 26, 2006. Angela C. Arrington, IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management. Institute of Education Sciences Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Title: National Assessment of Educational Progress—Study of Measures of Socio-Economic Status. Frequency: One time. Affected Public: Individuals or household; State, local, or tribal gov’t, SEAs or LEAs. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 18,320. Burden Hours: 1,553. E:\FR\FM\01AUN1.SGM 01AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 147 / Tuesday, August 1, 2006 / Notices Abstract: This is the third of three clearance packages for the NAEP 2007 assessment activities. This package covers two studies intended to study measures of student background characteristics. These are a new set of questions for students to respond to and a study looking at a potential link to census block level information. 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 3163. 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 Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1– 800–877–8339. [FR Doc. E6–12311 Filed 7–31–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P ELECTION ASSISTANCE COMMISSION Information Collection Activity; Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC). ACTION: Notice. rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: In compliance with Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, EAC announces the proposed extension of a public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. 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 shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including through the use VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:04 Jul 31, 2006 Jkt 208001 of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before Friday, September 29, 2006. ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed information collection should be sent to the U.S. Election Assistance Commission, 1225 New York Avenue, NW., Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20005. ATTN: Ms. Laiza N. Otero (or via the Internet at lotero@eac.gov). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request more information on this proposed information collection or to obtain a copy of the proposal and associated collection instruments, please write to the above address or call Mrs. Juliet Thompson-Hodgkins or Ms. Laiza N. Otero at (202) 556–3100. You may also view the proposed collection instrument by visiting our Web site at http://www.eac.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title and OMB Number: 2006 Election Administration and Voting Survey; OMB Number Pending. Needs and Uses: This proposed information collection activity is necessary to meet requirements of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) of 2002 (42 U.S.C. 15301). Section 241 of HAVA requires the EAC to study and report on election activities, practices, policies, and procedures, including methods of voter registration, methods of conducting provisional voting, poll worker recruitment and training, and such other matters as the Commission determines are appropriate. In addition, HAVA transferred to the EAC the Federal Election Commission’s responsibility of biennially administering a survey on the impact of the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA). The information the States are required to submit to the EAC for purposes of the NVRA report are found under Title 11 of the Code of Federal Regulations (Chapter 1, Part 8, Subchapter C). HAVA 703(a) also amended the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voters Act by requiring that ‘‘not later than 90 days after the date of each regularly scheduled general election for Federal office, each State and unit and local government which administered the election shall (through the State, in the case of a unit of local government) submit a report to the Election Assistance Commission (established under the Help America Vote Act of 2002) on the combined number of absentee ballots transmitted to absent uniformed services voters and overseas voters for the election and the combined PO 00000 Frm 00045 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 43477 number of such ballots which were returned by such votes and cast in the election, and shall make such a report available to the general public.’’ In order to fulfill these requirements and to provide a complete report to Congress, the EAC is seeking information relating to the period from the close of registration for the November 2, 2004, Federal general election until the close of registration for the November 7, 2006, Federal general election, and information from the November 7, 2006, Federal general election. Affected Public: State government. Number of Respondents: 55. Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Burden per Response: 91 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 728.50 hours. Frequency: Biennially. To improve and facilitate the collection and analysis of the survey data, the EAC anticipates developing and implementing an Internet-based platform to administer the survey. This method will allow respondents to enter, save, and edit data prior to submitting their final survey response. The following categories of information are requested on a state level and/or county/local election jurisdiction: Voter Registration Applications (a) Number of active and inactive registered voters at the time of the close of registration for the November 2, 2004, and the November 7, 2006, Federal general elections; (b) Number of persons who registered to vote on Election Day (November 7, 2006)—only applicable to States with Election Day registration; (c) Number of voter registration applications received from all sources during the period between the close of registration for the November 2, 2004, Federal general elections until close of registration for the November 7, 2006, Federal general elections; (d) Number of voter registration applications received by mail during the period between the close of registration for the November 2, 2004, Federal general elections until close of registration for the November 7, 2006, Federal general elections; (e) Number of voter registration applications received in person at the clerk or registrar’s office during the period between the close of registration for the November 2, 2004, Federal general elections until close of registration for the November 7, 2006, Federal general elections; (f) Number of voter registration applications received or generated by each voter registration agency during the period between the close of registration for the November 2, 2004, Federal general elections until E:\FR\FM\01AUN1.SGM 01AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

AGENCY: Department of Education.

SUMMARY: The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management 
Services, Office of Management invites comments on the submission for 
OMB review as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
August 31, 2006.

ADDRESSES: Written comments should be addressed to the Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Rachel Potter, Desk 
Officer, Department of Education, Office of Management and Budget, 725 
17th Street, NW., Room 10222, New Executive Office Building, 
Washington, DC 20503 or faxed to (202) 395-6974.

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.

    Dated: July 26, 2006.
Angela C. Arrington,
IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, 
Office of Management.

Institute of Education Sciences

    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Title: National Assessment of Educational Progress--Study of 
Measures of Socio-Economic Status.
    Frequency: One time.
    Affected Public: Individuals or household; State, local, or tribal 
gov't, SEAs or LEAs.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:

 Responses: 18,320.
 Burden Hours: 1,553.


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    Abstract: This is the third of three clearance packages for the 
NAEP 2007 assessment activities. This package covers two studies 
intended to study measures of student background characteristics. These 
are a new set of questions for students to respond to and a study 
looking at a potential link to census block level information.
    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 
3163. 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 Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339.

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