Notice of Public Information Collections Being Reviewed by the U.S. Agency for International Development; Comments Requested, 24264-24265 [07-2158]

Download as PDF 24264 Notices Federal Register Vol. 72, No. 84 Wednesday, May 2, 2007 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency statements of organization and functions are examples of documents appearing in this section. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT mmaher on DSK3CLS3C1PROD with $$_JOB Notice of Public Information Collections Being Reviewed by the U.S. Agency for International Development: Comments Requested SUMMARY: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is making efforts to reduce the paperwork burden. USAID invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act for 1995. Comments are requested concerning: (a) Whether the proposed or continuing collections of information are necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the burden estimates; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. DATES: Submit comments on or before July 2, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Beverly Johnson, Bureau for Management, Office of Administrative Services, Information and Records Division, U.S. Agency for International Development, Room 2.07–106, RRB, Washington, DC 20523, (202) 712–1365 or via e-mail bjohnson@usaid.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB No: OMB 0412–0520. Form No.: AID 1420–17. Title: Contract Employee Biographical Data Sheet. Type of Review: Reinstatement. Purpose: The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is authorized to make contracts with any VerDate Mar 15 2010 03:08 Aug 19, 2011 Jkt 223001 corporation, international organization, or other body of persons in or outside of the United States in furtherance of the purposes and within limitations of the Foreign Assistance Act (FAA). The information collections requirements placed on the public are published in 48 CFR chapter 7, and include such items as the Contractor Employee Biographical Data Sheet and Performance and Progress Reports (AIDAR 752.7026). These are all USAID unique procurement requirements. The pre-award requirements are based on a need for prudent management in the determination that an offeror either has or can obtain the ability to competently manage development assistance programs utilizing public funds. The requirements for information collection requirements during the post-award period are based on the need to administer public funds prudently. Annual Reporting Burden: Respondents: 14,939. Total annual responses: 41,573. Total annual hours requested: 63,152 hours. Dated: April 23, 2007. Joanne Paskar, Chief, Information and Records Division, Office of Administrative Services, Bureau for Management. [FR Doc. 07–2156 Filed 5–1–07; 8:45 am] Type of Submission: Reinstatement. Purpose: The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) requires all private voluntary organizations (PVOs) that wish to be eligible to compete for most forms of foreign economic assistance administered by USAID to register with the Agency. Registration provides a resource for USAID officials to access financial and program information on PVOs. The PVO Registry is a central clearinghouse for information on PVOs working in countries where elsewhere the U.S. Government would not have knowledge of the activities. To confirm the data is collected in a formalized and consistent manner, USAID has developed the Classification Form’s list of sectors and countries that will show where qualified and interested PVOs registered with USAID are working. Annual Reporting Burden: Respondents: 594. Total annual responses: 594. Total annual hours requested: 132 hours. Dated: April 25, 2007. Joanne Paskar, Chief, Information and Records Division, Office of Administrative Services, Bureau for Management. [FR Doc. 07–2157 Filed 5–1–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6116–01–M BILLING CODE 6116–01–M AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT Notice of Public Information Collection Requirements Submitted to OMB for Review Notice of Public Information Collections Being Reviewed by the U.S. Agency for International Development; Comments Requested Summary: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has submitted the following information collections to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104– 13. Comments regarding this information collection are best assured of having their full effect if received within 30 days of this notification. Comments should be sent via e-mail to David—Rostker@omb.eop.gov or fax to 202–395–7285. Copies of submission may be obtained by calling (202) 712– 1365. Supplementary Information: OMB Number: OMB 0412–0566. Form Number: AID 200–1. Title: PVO Classification Form. SUMMARY: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is making efforts to reduce the paperwork burden. USAID invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act for 1995. Comments are requested concerning: (a) Whether the proposed or continuing collections of information are necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the burden estimates; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; and (d) ways to PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FEDREG\02MYN1.LOC 02MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 84 / Wednesday, May 2, 2007 / Notices minimize the burden of the collection of information on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Submit comments on or before July 2, 2007. Dated: April 23, 2007. Joanne Paskar, Chief, Information and Records Division, Office of Administrative Services, Bureau for Management. [FR Doc. 07–2158 Filed 5–1–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6116–01–M DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Beverly Johnson, Bureau for Management, Office of Administrative Services, Information and Records Division, U.S. Agency for International Development, Room 2.07–106, RRB, Washington, DC 20523, (202) 712–1365 or via e-mail bjohnson@usaid.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB NO: OMB 0412—New. Form No.: N/A. Title: Invoice/Payment Request, Contractor’s Release Statement, and Subcontractor Payment InformationInvoice/Payment Request Attachment. Type of Review: New. mmaher on DSK3CLS3C1PROD with $$_JOB Purpose These documents are to be used by construction company prime contractors and sub-contractors during the performance of a duly executable contract. A duly executable contract arrangement may be in the form of a contract, task order, modification, letter contract, and written or oral orders. The information provided will be evaluated by USAID, cognizant technical officer, agency finance personnel, or an authorized contracting officer’s representative for contractor progress payments during proper execution of construction projects. The information provided may also be used by a surety, insurance, or bonding company for progress payment purposes when the prime construction contractor fails in the performance of a contract, task order, modification, letter contract, or written and oral orders. The information provided in the Invoice/Payment Request form, Contractor’s Release Statement, and Subcontractor Payment Information-Invoice/Payment Request Attachment may also be used by a third party construction company for progress payments when the prime construction contractor fails to execute or fails in the performance of a construction contract, task order, modification, letter contract, and written or oral orders. Annual Reporting Burden: Respondents: 1,000. Total annual responses: 1,000. Total annual hours requested: 600. VerDate Mar 15 2010 03:08 Aug 19, 2011 Jkt 223001 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request April 27, 2007. The Department of Agriculture has submitted the following information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13. Comments regarding (a) whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of burden including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology should be addressed to: Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), OIRA— Submission@OMB.EOP.GOV or fax (202) 395–5806 and to Departmental Clearance Office, USDA, OCIO, Mail Stop 7602, Washington, DC 20250– 7602. Comments regarding these information collections are best assured of having their full effect if received within 30 days of this notification. Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by calling (202) 720–8681. An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a currently valid OMB control number and the agency informs potential persons who are to respond to the collection of information that such persons are not required to respond to the collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Risk Management Agency Title: Notice of Funds Availability— Community Outreach and Assistance Partnership Program. PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 24265 OMB Control Number: 0563–0066. Summary of Collection: The Federal Crop Insurance Act of 2002 authorizes the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) to enter into partnerships with public and private entities for the purpose of increasing the availability of risk management tools for producers of agricultural commodities. The Risk Management Agency has developed procedures for the preparation, submission and evaluation of applications for partnership agreements that will be used to provide outreach and assistance to under served producers, farmers, ranchers and women, limited resource, socially disadvantaged. Need and Use of the Information: Applicants are required to submit materials and information necessary to evaluate and rate the merit of proposed projects and evaluate the capacity and qualification of the organization to complete the project. The application package should include: a project summary and narrative, a statement of work, a budget narrative and OMB grant forms. RMA and review panel will evaluate and rank applicants as well as use the information to properly document and protect the integrity of the process used to select applications for funding. Description of Respondents: Not-forprofit institutions; Business or other forprofit; State, Local, or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 100. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 967. Charlene Parker, Departmental Information Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E7–8363 Filed 5–1–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–08–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Agricultural Research Service Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License Agricultural Research Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of intent. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to Antibacterial Resources, Inc. of El Paso, Texas, an exclusive license to U.S. Patent No. 5,656,037, ‘‘Reaction Products of Magnesium Acetate and Hydrogen Peroxide for Imparting Antibacterial Activity to Fibrous Substrates’’, issued on August 12, 1997. E:\FEDREG\02MYN1.LOC 02MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 84 (Wednesday, May 2, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 24264-24265]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 07-2158]


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AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT


Notice of Public Information Collections Being Reviewed by the 
U.S. Agency for International Development; Comments Requested

SUMMARY: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is making 
efforts to reduce the paperwork burden. USAID invites the general 
public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment 
on the following proposed and/or continuing information collections, as 
required by the Paperwork Reduction Act for 1995. Comments are 
requested concerning: (a) Whether the proposed or continuing 
collections of information are necessary for the proper performance of 
the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall 
have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the burden estimates; (c) 
ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information 
collected; and (d) ways to

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minimize the burden of the collection of information on the 
respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology.

DATES: Submit comments on or before July 2, 2007.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Beverly Johnson, Bureau for 
Management, Office of Administrative Services, Information and Records 
Division, U.S. Agency for International Development, Room 2.07-106, 
RRB, Washington, DC 20523, (202) 712-1365 or via e-mail 
bjohnson@usaid.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    OMB NO: OMB 0412--New.
    Form No.: N/A.
    Title: Invoice/Payment Request, Contractor's Release Statement, and 
Subcontractor Payment Information-Invoice/Payment Request Attachment.
    Type of Review: New.

Purpose

    These documents are to be used by construction company prime 
contractors and sub-contractors during the performance of a duly 
executable contract. A duly executable contract arrangement may be in 
the form of a contract, task order, modification, letter contract, and 
written or oral orders. The information provided will be evaluated by 
USAID, cognizant technical officer, agency finance personnel, or an 
authorized contracting officer's representative for contractor progress 
payments during proper execution of construction projects. The 
information provided may also be used by a surety, insurance, or 
bonding company for progress payment purposes when the prime 
construction contractor fails in the performance of a contract, task 
order, modification, letter contract, or written and oral orders. The 
information provided in the Invoice/Payment Request form, Contractor's 
Release Statement, and Subcontractor Payment Information-Invoice/
Payment Request Attachment may also be used by a third party 
construction company for progress payments when the prime construction 
contractor fails to execute or fails in the performance of a 
construction contract, task order, modification, letter contract, and 
written or oral orders.
    Annual Reporting Burden:
    Respondents: 1,000.
    Total annual responses: 1,000.
    Total annual hours requested: 600.

    Dated: April 23, 2007.
Joanne Paskar,
Chief, Information and Records Division, Office of Administrative 
Services, Bureau for Management.
[FR Doc. 07-2158 Filed 5-1-07; 8:45 am]
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