Information Collection Activity; Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request, 63755-63756 [06-8967]

Download as PDF cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 210 / Tuesday, October 31, 2006 / Notices Impact Statement (DEIS) that evaluates the potential environmental effects of the land use agreement between the DON and the VA National Cemetery Administration (NCA) for the proposed annex to the existing Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery at Point Loma in San Diego, CA. The DEIS also evaluates the potential effects of construction and operation of the proposed cemetery annex. The annex would be located at MCAS Miramar, in San Diego, CA. The purpose of the proposed action is to provide needed burial space on federal land for military veterans in the San Diego area. The DEIS addresses the proposed site (Site 2), one on-site development alternative (Site 4), and the No Action Alternative. The DEIS evaluates the potential environmental effects associated with each of the alternatives. Issues addressed in the DEIS include land use, socioeconomics/environmental justice, utilities, public services, visual resources, cultural resources, biological resources, soils and geology, water resources, public health and safety, traffic/circulation, air quality, and noise. Impact analyses include an evaluation of direct, indirect, short-term, and cumulative impacts. DATES: All written comments must be received on or before December 11, 2006. A public meeting will be held on Thursday, November 16, 2006, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Select Miramar, 9335 Kearny Mesa Road, San Diego, CA. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be directed to: Ms. Hiphil S. Clemente (Code OPCE.HC), Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Southwest, 1220 Pacific Highway, San Diego, CA 92132. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Hiphil S. Clemente, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Southwest at telephone 619–532–3781, fax 619–532– 4160, or e-mail: hiphil.clemente@navy.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The VA operates the Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, located on the Point Loma Submarine Base. It is the only national cemetery in San Diego County and has been closed to casketed burials since 1966. It is scheduled to be closed to cremated remains burials by 2008 and has no additional land available for expansion. The NCA has identified a need for additional burial space option for 253,000 San Diego-area eligible military veterans for the next 20 to 30 years. A Notice of Intent to prepare the DEIS was published in the Federal Register on October 4, 2005. A public scoping meeting was held on November 2, 2005, VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:25 Oct 30, 2006 Jkt 211001 at the Holiday Inn Select located at 9335 Kearney Villa Road in San Diego, CA. The DEIS addresses the proposed site (Site 2), one on-site development alternative (Site 4), and the No Action Alternative. The Site 2 Alternative is located in the northwestern corner of MCAS Miramar. This site is approximately 323 acres and has access to Miramar Road to the north and Nobel Drive to the northwest. The site is bounded by Miramar Road to the north, the commuter/freight railway to the south and east, and the western boundary of MCAS Miramar to the west. The Site 4 Alternative is located in the south-central portion of MCAS Miramar in the former Camp Elliott area and is approximately 175 acres. The site is completely surrounded by freeways with State Route 163 to the west, State Route 52 to the south, and Interstate 15 to the east. Kearny Villa Road traverses the site in a north-south direction. The DEIS identifies the Site 2 Alternative as the Preferred Alternative. The DEIS has been distributed to various federal, state, and local agencies, elected officials, special interest groups, and interested parties. The DEIS is also available for public review at the following local libraries: Scripps Miramar Ranch Library, 10301 Scripps Lake Drive, San Diego, CA. Mira Mesa Branch Library, 8405 New Salem Drive, San Diego, CA. San Diego Central Library, 820 E Street, San Diego, CA. The public review period begins with the publication of this Notice of Availability and ends 45 days after. All comments must be received on or before December 11, 2006. A public meeting will be held on Thursday, November 16, 2006, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Select Miramar, 9335 Kearny Mesa Road, San Diego, California. The public meeting will follow an informal open house format. The public is invited to attend the meeting at their convenience during the meeting hours and can view projectrelated displays and speak with DON and VA representatives. A court reporter will be available at the meeting to accept oral comments. Dated: October 26, 2006. Lynette M. Breutzman, Paralegal Specialist, Judge Advocate General’s Office, Alternate Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. E6–18248 Filed 10–30–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3810–FF–P PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 63755 ELECTION ASSISTANCE COMMISSION Information Collection Activity; Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC). ACTION: 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The U.S. Election Assistance Commission has submitted the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on August 1, 2006, at 71 FR 43477. The notice allowed for a 60-day public comment period. Fourteen comments were received on this information collection, and modifications were made to improve and clarify the information collection based on those comments. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until November 27, 2006. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. 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 of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before November 27, 2006. Written comments and recommendations on the proposed information collection should be sent to: OMB Reviewer: Alexander T. Hunt, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503, (202) 395–7316. 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) 566–3100. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\31OCN1.SGM 31OCN1 cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES 63756 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 210 / Tuesday, October 31, 2006 / Notices 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 (HAV) 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 of Federal office, each State and unit of 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 American Vote Act of 2002) on the combined number of absentee ballots transmitted to absent uniformed services voters and overseas for the election and the combined number of such ballots which were returned by such voters 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: 115.07 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 6,328.85 hours. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:25 Oct 30, 2006 Jkt 211001 Frequency: Biennially. Thomas R. Wilkes, Executive Director, U.S. Election Assistance Commission. [FR Doc. 06–8967 Filed 10–30–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–KF–M DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Office of Science; Climate Change Science Program Product Development Advisory Committee Department of Energy. Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: This notice announces a meeting of the Climate Change Science Program Product Development Advisory Committee. 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: Wednesday, November 15, 2006, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. ADDRESSES: Room 109, Keck Center of the National Academies, 500 Fifth St., NW., Washington, DC 20001. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Anjuli S. Bamzai (301–903–0294; anjuli.bamzai@science.doe.gov) Designated Federal Officer, Climate Change Science Program Product Development Advisory Committee, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, Office of Biological and Environmental Research, Climate Change Research Division, SC–23.3/Germantown Building, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20585–1290. The most current information concerning this meeting can be found on the Web site: http://www.science.doe.gov/ober/ cpdac/announcement.html. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose of the Meeting: To continue discussions on drafting the Climate Change Science Program (CCSP) Synthesis and Assessment Product related to scenarios of greenhouse gas emissions and concentrations, and development and application of integrated scenarios of greenhouse gas emissions. This activity is being conducted at the request of the Department of Energy, in accordance with the CCSP Guidelines for Producing the CCSP Synthesis and Assessment Products. Tentative Agenda Items: Wednesday, November 15, 1 p.m.–4 p.m: • Presentation on 2.1a and 2.1b to resolve issues raised by both the public review and the CPDAC committee at the August 17–18 CPDAC meeting. PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 • Response that the 2.1a and 2.1b author team has made to address these items. • Discussion by the CPDAC to decide whether the revisions on 2.1a and 2.1b are adequate and meet their approval. • List of changes for 2.1a and 2.1b, if any, for final concurrence by CPDAC. • Public comment (10 minute rule). Public Participation: The half day 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 the items on the agenda, you should contact Anjuli Bamzai at the address or telephone number listed above. You must make your request for an oral statement at least five business days before the meeting. Reasonable provisions will be made to include the scheduled oral statements on the agenda. The Chairperson of the Committee will conduct the meeting to facilitate the orderly conduct of business. Public comment will follow the 10-minute rule. Minutes: The minutes of this meeting will be available for public review and copying within 30 days at the Freedom of Information Public Reading Room, IE–190, Forrestal Building, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Issued in Washington, DC, on October 26, 2006. Rachel M. Samuel, Deputy Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. E6–18267 Filed 10–30–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Environmental Management SiteSpecific Advisory Board, Idaho National Laboratory Department of Energy. Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB), Idaho National Laboratory. The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. No. 92–463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register. DATES: Tuesday, November 14, 2006—8 a.m.–5 p.m. Wednesday, November 15, 2006—8 a.m.–2 p.m. E:\FR\FM\31OCN1.SGM 31OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 210 (Tuesday, October 31, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 63755-63756]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 06-8967]


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ELECTION ASSISTANCE COMMISSION


Information Collection Activity; Proposed Information Collection; 
Comment Request

AGENCY: U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC).

ACTION: 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Election Assistance Commission has submitted the 
following information collection request to the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection was 
previously published in the Federal Register on August 1, 2006, at 71 
FR 43477. The notice allowed for a 60-day public comment period. 
Fourteen comments were received on this information collection, and 
modifications were made to improve and clarify the information 
collection based on those comments. The purpose of this notice is to 
allow an additional 30 days for public comments. Comments are 
encouraged and will be accepted until November 27, 2006. This process 
is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. 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 of 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before November 27, 
2006.

ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed 
information collection should be sent to: OMB Reviewer: Alexander T. 
Hunt, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, New Executive Office 
Building, Washington, DC 20503, (202) 395-7316.

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) 
566-3100.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

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    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 (HAV) 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 Sec.  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 of Federal office, each State and unit of 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 American Vote Act of 
2002) on the combined number of absentee ballots transmitted to absent 
uniformed services voters and overseas for the election and the 
combined number of such ballots which were returned by such voters 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: 115.07 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 6,328.85 hours.
    Frequency: Biennially.

Thomas R. Wilkes,
Executive Director, U.S. Election Assistance Commission.
[FR Doc. 06-8967 Filed 10-30-06; 8:45 am]
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