Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 50405-50406 [E6-14174]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 165 / Friday, August 25, 2006 / Notices State Agencies Recognized for the Approval of Public Postsecondary Vocational Education Renewal Petitions 1. Oklahoma Board of Career and Technology Education. (Current and requested scope of recognition: The approval of public postsecondary vocational education offered at institutions in the State of Oklahoma that are not under the jurisdiction of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education.) 2. Pennsylvania State Board of Vocational Education, Bureau of Career and Technical Education. Interim Reports 1. New York State Board of Regents (Public Postsecondary Vocational Education). 2. Puerto Rico State Agency for the Approval of Public Postsecondary Vocational, Technical Institutions and Programs. State Agency Recognized for the Approval of Nurse Education Petition for Renewal of Recognition 1. Maryland Board of Nursing. Federal Agency Seeking DegreeGranting Authority cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES In accordance with the Federal policy governing the granting of academic degrees by Federal agencies (approved by a letter from the Director, Bureau of the Budget, to the Secretary, Health, Education, and Welfare, dated December 23, 1954), the Secretary is required to establish a review committee to advise the Secretary concerning any legislation that may be proposed that would authorize the granting of degrees by a Federal agency. The review committee forwards its recommendation concerning a Federal agency’s proposed degree-granting authority to the Secretary, who then forwards the committee’s recommendation and the Secretary’s recommendation to the Office of Management and Budget for review and transmittal to the Congress. The Secretary uses the Advisory Committee as the review committee required for this purpose. Accordingly, the Advisory Committee will review the following institution at this meeting: Proposed Master’s Degree-Granting Authority 1. National Defense University, Washington, DC (request to award a Master’s in Arts in Strategic Security Studies degree). VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:57 Aug 24, 2006 Jkt 208001 50405 Who Can Make Third-Party Oral Presentations at This Meeting? We invite you to make a third-party oral presentation before the National Advisory Committee concerning the recognition of any agency published in this notice. address the Committee briefly on issues pertaining to the functions of the Committee, which are listed earlier in this notice. If you are interested in making such comments, you should inform Ms. Paris-Albertson before or during the meeting. How Do I Request To Make an Oral Presentation? You must submit a written request to make an oral presentation concerning an agency listed in this notice to the contact person identified earlier in this notice so that the request is received via mail, fax, or e-mail no later than October 2, 2006. Your request (no more than 6 pages maximum) must include: 1. The names, addresses, phone and fax numbers, and e-mail addresses of all persons seeking an appearance, 2. The organization they represent, and 3. A brief summary of the principal points to be made during the oral presentation. If you wish, you may attach documents illustrating the main points of your oral testimony. Please keep in mind, however, that any attachments are included in the 6-page limit. Please do not send materials directly to Committee members. Only materials submitted by the deadline to the contact person listed in this notice and in accordance with these instructions become part of the official record and are considered by the Committee in its deliberations. Documents received after the October 2, 2006 deadline will not be distributed to the National Advisory Committee for their consideration. Individuals making oral presentations may not distribute written materials at the meeting. How May I Obtain Access to the Records of the Meeting? If I Cannot Attend the Meeting, Can I Submit Written Comments Regarding an Accrediting Agency in Lieu of Making an Oral Presentation? This notice requests third-party oral testimony, not written comment. Requests for written comments on agencies that are being reviewed during this meeting were published in the Federal Register on July 26, 2006. The National Advisory Committee will receive and consider only written comments submitted by the deadline specified in the above-referenced Federal Register notice. How Do I Request To Present Comments Regarding General Issues Rather Than Specific Accrediting Agencies? At the conclusion of the meeting, the National Advisory Committee, at its discretion, may invite attendees to PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 We will record the meeting and make a transcript available for public inspection at the U.S. Department of Education, 1990 K St., NW., Washington, DC 20006 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. It is preferred that an appointment be made in advance of such inspection. How May I Obtain Electronic Access to This Document? You may view this document, as well as all other Department of Education documents published in the Federal Register, in text or Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) on the Internet at the following site: http://www.ed.gov/ legislation/FedRegister. To use PDF you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available free at this site. If you have questions about using PDF, call the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO), toll free, at 1– 888–293–6498; or in the Washington, DC, area at (202) 512–1530. Note: The official version of this document is the document published in the Federal Register. Free Internet access to the official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations is available on GPO Access at: http://www.gpoaccess.gov/ index.html. Authority: 5 U.S.C. Appendix 2. James F. Manning, Acting Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education. [FR Doc. E6–14164 Filed 8–24–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Energy Information Administration Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Energy Information Administration (EIA), Department of Energy (DOE). ACTION: Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The EIA has submitted the Energy Information Administration’s E:\FR\FM\25AUN1.SGM 25AUN1 cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES 50406 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 165 / Friday, August 25, 2006 / Notices Financial Reporting System to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and a three-year extension under section 3507(h)(1) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13) (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). DATES: Comments must be filed by September 25, 2006. If you anticipate that you will be submitting comments but find it difficult to do so within that period, you should contact the OMB Desk Officer for DOE listed below as soon as possible. ADDRESSES: Send comments to John Asalone, OMB Desk Officer for DOE, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. To ensure receipt of the comments by the due date, submission by FAX (202–395–7285) or e-mail (John_A._Asalone@omb.eop.gov) is recommended. The mailing address is 726 Jackson Place, NW., Washington, DC 20503. The OMB DOE Desk Officer may be telephoned at (202) 395–4650. (A copy of your comments should also be provided to EIA’s Statistics and Methods Group at the address below.) FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information should be directed to Grace Sutherland. To ensure receipt of the comments by the due date, submission by FAX (202– 287–1705) or e-mail (grace.sutherland@eia.doe.gov) is also recommended. The mailing address is Statistics and Methods Group (EI–70), Forrestal Building, U.S. Department of Energy, Washington, DC 20585–0670. Ms. Sutherland may be contacted by telephone at (202) 287–1712. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This section contains the following information about the energy information collection submitted to OMB for review: (1) The collection numbers and title; (2) the sponsor (i.e., the Department of Energy component); (3) the current OMB docket number (if applicable); (4) the type of request (i.e, new, revision, extension, or reinstatement); (5) response obligation (i.e., mandatory, voluntary, or required to obtain or retain benefits); (6) a description of the need for and proposed use of the information; (7) a categorical description of the likely respondents; and (8) an estimate of the total annual reporting burden (i.e., the estimated number of likely respondents times the proposed frequency of response per year times the average hours per response). 1. EIA–28, ‘‘Financial Reporting System.’’ 2. Energy Information Administration. 3. OMB Number 1905–0149. 4. Three-year approval requested. VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:57 Aug 24, 2006 Jkt 208001 5. Mandatory. 6. The Financial Reporting System, Form EIA–28 collects data used to analyze the energy industry’s competitive environment as well as energy industry resource development, supply distribution, and profitability issues. Survey results from major energy producers are published annually and are used by both public and private analysts. 7. Business or other for-profit. 8. 14,586 hours. Statutory Authority: Section 3507(h)(1) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13) (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Issued in Washington, DC, August 21, 2006. Nancy J. Kirkendall, Director, Statistics and Methods Group, Energy Information Administration. [FR Doc. E6–14174 Filed 8–24–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Energy Information Administration Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Energy Information Administration (EIA), Department of Energy (DOE). ACTION: Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The EIA has submitted the Energy Information Administration’s Manufacturing Energy Consumption Survey to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and a reinstatement under section 3507(h)(1) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13) (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). DATES: Comments must be filed by September 25, 2006. If you anticipate that you will be submitting comments but find it difficult to do so within that period, you should contact the OMB Desk Officer for DOE listed below as soon as possible. ADDRESSES: Send comments to John Asalone, OMB Desk Officer for DOE, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. To ensure receipt of the comments by the due date, submission by FAX (202–395–7285) or E-mail (John_A._Asalone@omb.eop.gov) is recommended. The mailing address is 726 Jackson Place, NW., Washington, DC 20503. The OMB DOE Desk Officer may be telephoned at (202) 395–4650. (A copy of your comments should also PO 00000 Frm 00024 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 be provided to EIA’s Statistics and Methods Group at the address below.) FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information should be directed to Grace Sutherland. To ensure receipt of the comments by the due date, submission by FAX (202– 287–1705) or E-mail (grace.sutherland@eia.doe.gov) is also recommended. The mailing address is Statistics and Methods Group (EI–70), Forrestal Building, U.S. Department of Energy, Washington, DC 20585–0670. Ms. Sutherland may be contacted by telephone at (202) 287–1712. This section contains the following information about the energy information collection submitted to OMB for review: (1) The collection numbers and title; (2) the sponsor (i.e., the Department of Energy component); (3) the current OMB docket number (if applicable); (4) the type of request (i.e., new, revision, extension, or reinstatement); (5) response obligation (i.e., mandatory, voluntary, or required to obtain or retain benefits); (6) a description of the need for and proposed use of the information; (7) a categorical description of the likely respondents; and (8) an estimate of the total annual reporting burden (i.e., the estimated number of likely respondents times the proposed frequency of response per year times the average hours per response). 1. EIA–846, ‘‘Manufacturers Energy Consumption Survey’’. 2. Energy Information Administration. 3. OMB Number 1905–0169. 4. Reinstatement and three-year approval requested. 5. Mandatory. 6. Form EIA–846 will be used to collect data on energy consumption and related subjects for the manufacturing sector of the U.S. economy. In addition to being used for the National Energy Modeling System, the MECS is used to augment a database on the manufacturing sector. Respondents are manufacturing establishments. 7. Business or other for-profit. 8. 47,584 (15,500 respondents × 1 response per year × 9.21 hours per response). With a 3-year approval, the burden is prorated over the three-year period and averaged from a total of 142,751 hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Statutory Authority: Section 3507(h)(1) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13) (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). E:\FR\FM\25AUN1.SGM 25AUN1

Agencies

[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 165 (Friday, August 25, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 50405-50406]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-14174]


=======================================================================
-----------------------------------------------------------------------

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Energy Information Administration


Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB 
Review; Comment Request

AGENCY: Energy Information Administration (EIA), Department of Energy 
(DOE).

ACTION: Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB 
Review; Comment Request.

-----------------------------------------------------------------------

SUMMARY: The EIA has submitted the Energy Information Administration's

[[Page 50406]]

Financial Reporting System to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
for review and a three-year extension under section 3507(h)(1) of the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13) (44 U.S.C. 3501 et 
seq.).

DATES: Comments must be filed by September 25, 2006. If you anticipate 
that you will be submitting comments but find it difficult to do so 
within that period, you should contact the OMB Desk Officer for DOE 
listed below as soon as possible.

ADDRESSES: Send comments to John Asalone, OMB Desk Officer for DOE, 
Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and 
Budget. To ensure receipt of the comments by the due date, submission 
by FAX (202-395-7285) or e-mail (John--A.--Asalone@omb.eop.gov) is 
recommended. The mailing address is 726 Jackson Place, NW., Washington, 
DC 20503. The OMB DOE Desk Officer may be telephoned at (202) 395-4650. 
(A copy of your comments should also be provided to EIA's Statistics 
and Methods Group at the address below.)

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information 
should be directed to Grace Sutherland. To ensure receipt of the 
comments by the due date, submission by FAX (202-287-1705) or e-mail 
(grace.sutherland@eia.doe.gov) is also recommended. The mailing address 
is Statistics and Methods Group (EI-70), Forrestal Building, U.S. 
Department of Energy, Washington, DC 20585-0670. Ms. Sutherland may be 
contacted by telephone at (202) 287-1712.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This section contains the following 
information about the energy information collection submitted to OMB 
for review: (1) The collection numbers and title; (2) the sponsor 
(i.e., the Department of Energy component); (3) the current OMB docket 
number (if applicable); (4) the type of request (i.e, new, revision, 
extension, or reinstatement); (5) response obligation (i.e., mandatory, 
voluntary, or required to obtain or retain benefits); (6) a description 
of the need for and proposed use of the information; (7) a categorical 
description of the likely respondents; and (8) an estimate of the total 
annual reporting burden (i.e., the estimated number of likely 
respondents times the proposed frequency of response per year times the 
average hours per response).
    1. EIA-28, ``Financial Reporting System.''
    2. Energy Information Administration.
    3. OMB Number 1905-0149.
    4. Three-year approval requested.
    5. Mandatory.
    6. The Financial Reporting System, Form EIA-28 collects data used 
to analyze the energy industry's competitive environment as well as 
energy industry resource development, supply distribution, and 
profitability issues. Survey results from major energy producers are 
published annually and are used by both public and private analysts.
    7. Business or other for-profit.
    8. 14,586 hours.

    Statutory Authority: Section 3507(h)(1) of the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13) (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.).

    Issued in Washington, DC, August 21, 2006.
Nancy J. Kirkendall,
Director, Statistics and Methods Group, Energy Information 
Administration.
[FR Doc. E6-14174 Filed 8-24-06; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6450-01-P