Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; NOAA's Teacher at Sea Program, 65469 [E6-18865]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 216 / Wednesday, November 8, 2006 / Notices These administrative reviews and notice are in accordance with section 751(a)(1) of the Act. Dated: October 31, 2006. David M. Spooner, Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. E6–18886 Filed 11–7–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Exporters’ Textile Advisory Committee (ETAC); Notice of Open Meeting A meeting of the Exporters’ Textile Advisory Committee will be held onDecember 7, 2006 from 1:00 pm–4:00 pm at the Trade Information Center, Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20004, Training Room C. The ETAC is a national advisory committee that advises Department of Commerce officials on the identification of export barriers, and on market expansion activities. With the elimination of textile quotas under the WTO agreement on textiles and clothing, the Administration is committed to encouraging U.S. textile and apparel firms to export and remain competitive in the global market. The meeting will be open to the public with a limited number of seats available. For further information or copies of the minutes, contact Rachel Alarid at (202) 482–5154. Date: November 2, 2006. Philip J. Martello, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Textiles and Apparel. [FR Doc. E6–18879 Filed 11–7–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; NOAA’s Teacher at Sea Program National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the cprice-sewell on PRODPC62 with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:09 Nov 07, 2006 Jkt 211001 Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before January 8, 2007. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6625, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at dHynek@doc.gov). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Elizabeth McMahon, (301) 713–7611, or elizabeth.mcmahon@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract NOAA provides educators an opportunity to gain first-hand experience with field research activities through the Teacher at Sea Program. Through this program, educators spend up to 3 weeks at sea on a NOAA research vessel, participating in an ongoing research project with NOAA scientists. The application solicits information from interested educators: Basic personal information, teaching experience and ideas for applying program experience in their classrooms, plus two recommendations and a NOAA Health Services Questionnaire required of anyone going to sea. Once educators are selected and participate on a cruise, they write a report detailing the events of the cruise and ideas for classroom activities based on what they learned while at sea. These materials are then made available to other educators so they may benefit from the experience, without actually going to sea themselves. NOAA does not collect information from this universe of respondents for any other purpose. II. Method of Collection On-line forms can be filled-in on-line, printed, and mailed. Persons with full Adobe Acrobat software can save the on-line form and submit it electronically. III. Data OMB Number: 0648–0283. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Regular submission. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 375. Estimated Time Per Response: 45 minutes to read an complete application; 15 minutes to complete a Health Services Questionnaire; 15 PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 65469 minutes to deliver and discuss recommendation forms to persons from whom recommendations are being requested; 15 minutes to complete a recommendation form; and 2 hours for a follow-up report. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 309. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $660. IV. Request for Comments 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 (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. Dated: November 2, 2006. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; NOAA's Teacher 
at Sea Program

AGENCY: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort 
to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public 
and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on 
proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 
3506(c)(2)(A)).

DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before January 8, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Diana Hynek, Departmental 
Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6625, 14th 
and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet 
at dHynek@doc.gov).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should 
be directed to Elizabeth McMahon, (301) 713-7611, or 
elizabeth.mcmahon@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    NOAA provides educators an opportunity to gain first-hand 
experience with field research activities through the Teacher at Sea 
Program. Through this program, educators spend up to 3 weeks at sea on 
a NOAA research vessel, participating in an on-going research project 
with NOAA scientists. The application solicits information from 
interested educators: Basic personal information, teaching experience 
and ideas for applying program experience in their classrooms, plus two 
recommendations and a NOAA Health Services Questionnaire required of 
anyone going to sea. Once educators are selected and participate on a 
cruise, they write a report detailing the events of the cruise and 
ideas for classroom activities based on what they learned while at sea. 
These materials are then made available to other educators so they may 
benefit from the experience, without actually going to sea themselves. 
NOAA does not collect information from this universe of respondents for 
any other purpose.

II. Method of Collection

    On-line forms can be filled-in on-line, printed, and mailed. 
Persons with full Adobe Acrobat software can save the on-line form and 
submit it electronically.

III. Data

    OMB Number: 0648-0283.
    Form Number: None.
    Type of Review: Regular submission.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 375.
    Estimated Time Per Response: 45 minutes to read an complete 
application; 15 minutes to complete a Health Services Questionnaire; 15 
minutes to deliver and discuss recommendation forms to persons from 
whom recommendations are being requested; 15 minutes to complete a 
recommendation form; and 2 hours for a follow-up report.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 309.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $660.

IV. Request for Comments

    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 
(including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; 
(c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the 
collection of information on respondents, including through the use of 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information 
collection; they also will become a matter of public record.

    Dated: November 2, 2006.
Gwellnar Banks,
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. E6-18865 Filed 11-7-06; 8:45 am]
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