Science and Technology Directorate; Submission for Review; New Information Collection Request for Support of SBIR/STTR Company Registration Form, Research Topic Recommendation Form, Ask a Question Form, Collaboration Opportunity Form, Reviewer Opportunity Form, E-mail Mailing List Signup Form, E-mail Mailing List Removal Form, Proposal Coversheet Form, Cost Proposal Form, 33241-33242 [E7-11621]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 115 / Friday, June 15, 2007 / Notices Dated: June 8, 2007. Jennifer Spaeth, Director, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 07–2970 Filed 6–14–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–01–M DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY [Docket No. DHS–2007–0046] Science and Technology Directorate; Submission for Review; New Information Collection Request for Support of SBIR/STTR Company Registration Form, Research Topic Recommendation Form, Ask a Question Form, Collaboration Opportunity Form, Reviewer Opportunity Form, E-mail Mailing List Signup Form, E-mail Mailing List Removal Form, Proposal Coversheet Form, Cost Proposal Form Science and Technology Directorate, DHS. ACTION: 60-day Notice and request for comment. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) invites interested persons to comment on the following forms for the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program: Company Registration (DHS FORM 10022), Research Topic Recommendation (DHS FORM 10018), Submit a Question (DHS FORM 10020), Collaboration Opportunity (DHS FORM 10021), Reviewer Opportunity (DHS FORM 10019), E-mail Mailing List Signup (DHS FORM 10016), E-mail Mailing List Removal (DHS FORM 10024), Proposal Coversheet (DHS FORM 10017), Cost Proposal (DHS FORM 10023) forms and instructions (hereinafter ‘‘Forms Package’’) designed to collect proposal information from small businesses through the SBIR Web site. This notice and request for comments is required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13, 44 U.S.C. chapter 35). DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until August 14, 2007. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number DHS– 2007–0046, by one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • E-mail: ken.rogers@dhs.gov. Include docket number DHS–2007–0046 in the subject line of the message. • Mail: Science and Technology Directorate, ATTN: OCIO/Kenneth D. VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:26 Jun 14, 2007 Jkt 211001 Rogers, 245 Murray Drive, Bldg. 410, Washington, DC 20528. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kenneth D. Rogers (202) 254–6185 (this is not a toll free number). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DHS invites the general public to comment on the new information collection forms, as described below. Interested parties can obtain copies of the Forms Package by calling or writing the point of contact listed above. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program established under the Small Business Innovation Development Act of 1982 (Pub. L. 97–219) is responsible for collecting information used by the DHS SBIR/Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Program Office to: 1. Identify members of the public who qualify for, and are interested in participating in, the DHS SBIR/STTR Program; 2. Facilitate SBIR/STTR outreach to the public; 3. Provide the DHS SBIR/STTR Program Office necessary and sufficient information to determine that proposals submitted by the public to the DHS SBIR/STTR Program meet criteria for consideration under the program. Please note that the Forms Package includes nine forms for collecting proposal information from small businesses. As explained herein, these separate forms are intended to reduce burden and improve records management by (1) allowing offerors to submit identifying information only once and then to reference that previously submitted identifying information in the submittal of proposals, (2) eliminating the cost and delay associated with the submission of proposals via non-electronic means, (3) facilitating timely review of proposals, and (4) improving the accuracy of records management for proposals. The Department is committed to improving its SBIR processes and urges all interested parties to suggest how these materials can further reduce burden while seeking necessary information under the Act. DHS is particularly interested in comments that: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 33241 (3) Suggest ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Suggest 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, e.g., permitting electronic submissions of responses. Overview of This Information Collection: (1) Type of Information Collection: New information collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Company Registration Form, Research Topic Recommendation Form, Submit a Question Form, Collaboration Opportunity Form, Reviewer Opportunity Form, E-mail Mailing List Signup Form, E-mail Mailing List Removal Form, Proposal Coversheet Form, Cost Proposal Form. (3) Agency Form Number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Company Registration Form (DHS FORM 10022), Research Topic Recommendation Form (DHS FORM 10018), Submit a Question Form (DHS FORM 10020), Collaboration Opportunity Form (DHS FORM 10021), Reviewer Opportunity Form (DHS FORM 10019), E-mail Mailing List Signup Form (DHS FORM 10016), Email Mailing List Removal Form (DHS FORM 10024), Proposal Coversheet Form (DHS FORM 10017), Cost Proposal Form (DHS FORM 10023). (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Business or other for-profit; the data collected through the SBIR Forms Package will be used to collect and review proposals from small businesses. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: Company Registration Form— 400 respondents annually/15 minutes per respondent, Research Topic Recommendation Form—120 respondents annually/15 minutes per respondent, Ask a Question Form—150 respondents annually/10 minutes per respondent, Collaboration Opportunity Form—100 respondents annually/15 minutes per respondent, Reviewer Opportunity Form—100 respondents annually/15 minutes per respondent, E-mail Mailing List Signup Form—300 respondents annually/10 minutes per respondent, E-mail Mailing List Removal Form—180 respondents annually/10 minutes per respondent, Proposal Coversheet Form—460 respondents annually/30 minutes per E:\FR\FM\15JNN1.SGM 15JNN1 33242 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 115 / Friday, June 15, 2007 / Notices respondent, Cost Proposal Form—370 respondents annually/1 hour per respondent. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 885 burden hours. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5141–N–04] Dated: June 7, 2007. Kenneth D. Rogers, Chief Information Officer, Science and Technology Directorate. [FR Doc. E7–11621 Filed 6–14–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–10–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5125–N–24] Federal Property Suitable as Facilities To Assist the Homeless Office of the Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development, HUD. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice. This Notice identifies unutilized, underutilized, excess, and surplus Federal property reviewed by HUD for suitability for possible use to assist the homeless. SUMMARY: DATES: Effective Date: June 15, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathy Ezzell, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Room 7262, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410; telephone (202) 708–1234; TTY number for the hearing- and speech-impaired (202) 708–2565, (these telephone numbers are not toll-free), or call the toll-free Title V information line at 1–800–927–7588. In accordance with the December 12, 1988 court order in National Coalition for the Homeless v. Veterans Administration, No. 88–2503–OG (D.D.C.), HUD publishes a Notice, on a weekly basis, identifying unutilized, underutilized, excess and surplus Federal buildings and real property that HUD has reviewed for suitability for use to assist the homeless. Today’s Notice is for the purpose of announcing that no additional properties have been determined suitable or unsuitable this week. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: June 7, 2007. Mark R. Johnston, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Special Needs. [FR Doc. 07–2912 Filed 6–14–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–M VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:26 Jun 14, 2007 Jkt 211001 Conference Call Meeting of the Manufactured Housing Consensus Committee Office of the Assistant Secretary for Housing—Federal Housing Commissioner, HUD. ACTION: Notice of upcoming meeting via conference call. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of an upcoming meeting of the Manufactured Housing Consensus Committee (the Committee) to be held via telephone conference. This meeting is open to the general public, which may participate by following the instructions below. DATES: The conference call meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 25, 2007, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. eastern daylight time. ADDRESSES: Information concerning the conference call can be obtained from the Department’s Consensus Committee Administering Organization, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). Interested parties can link onto the NFPA’s Web site for instructions concerning how to participate, and for contact information for the conference call, in the section marked ‘‘Business’’ ‘‘Manufactured Housing Consensus Committee Information’’. The link can be found at: http://www.hud.gov/offices/ hsg/sfh/mhs/mhshome.cfm. Alternately, interested parties may contact Jill McGovern of NFPA at (617) 984–7404 (this is not a toll-free number) for conference call information. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William W. Matchneer III, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Regulatory Affairs and Manufactured Housing, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410, telephone (202) 708–6409 (this is not a toll-free number). Persons who have difficulty hearing or speaking may access this number via TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Information Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is provided in accordance with Sections 10(a) and (b) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. 2) and 41 CFR 102–3.150. The Manufactured Housing Consensus Committee was established under Section 604(a)(3) of the National Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety Standards Act of 1974, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 5403(a)(3). The PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Committee is charged with providing recommendations to the Secretary to adopt, revise, and interpret manufactured home construction and safety standards and procedural and enforcement regulations, and with developing and recommending proposed model installation standards to the Secretary. The purpose of this conference call meeting is for the Committee to review and act on task group recommendations to implement changes in the bylaws concerning member terms and to discuss prospects for a new Committee chairperson. Tentative Agenda A. Roll Call B. Welcome and opening remarks C. Public testimony D. Task group recommendations to implement changes in the bylaws concerning member terms E. Full Committee meeting to take actions on task group recommendations F. Full Committee meeting to discuss prospects for a new Committee chairperson G. Adjournment Dated: June 8, 2007. Brian D. Montgomery, Assistant Secretary for Housing—Federal Housing Commissioner. [FR Doc. E7–11533 Filed 6–14–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service Receipt of Applications for Permit Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of receipt of applications for permit. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The public is invited to comment on the following applications to conduct certain activities with endangered species and marine mammals. DATES: Written data, comments or requests must be received by July 16, 2007. ADDRESSES: Documents and other information submitted with these applications are available for review, subject to the requirements of the Privacy Act and Freedom of Information Act, by any party who submits a written request for a copy of such documents within 30 days of the date of publication of this notice to: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of Management Authority, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Room 700, Arlington, Virginia 22203; fax 703/358–2281. E:\FR\FM\15JNN1.SGM 15JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

[Docket No. DHS-2007-0046]


 Science and Technology Directorate; Submission for Review; New 
Information Collection Request for Support of SBIR/STTR Company 
Registration Form, Research Topic Recommendation Form, Ask a Question 
Form, Collaboration Opportunity Form, Reviewer Opportunity Form, E-mail 
Mailing List Signup Form, E-mail Mailing List Removal Form, Proposal 
Coversheet Form, Cost Proposal Form

AGENCY: Science and Technology Directorate, DHS.

ACTION: 60-day Notice and request for comment.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) invites interested 
persons to comment on the following forms for the Small Business 
Innovation Research (SBIR) program: Company Registration (DHS FORM 
10022), Research Topic Recommendation (DHS FORM 10018), Submit a 
Question (DHS FORM 10020), Collaboration Opportunity (DHS FORM 10021), 
Reviewer Opportunity (DHS FORM 10019), E-mail Mailing List Signup (DHS 
FORM 10016), E-mail Mailing List Removal (DHS FORM 10024), Proposal 
Coversheet (DHS FORM 10017), Cost Proposal (DHS FORM 10023) forms and 
instructions (hereinafter ``Forms Package'') designed to collect 
proposal information from small businesses through the SBIR Web site. 
This notice and request for comments is required by the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. chapter 35).

DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until August 14, 
2007.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number DHS-
2007-0046, by one of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     E-mail: ken.rogers@dhs.gov. Include docket number DHS-
2007-0046 in the subject line of the message.
     Mail: Science and Technology Directorate, ATTN: OCIO/
Kenneth D. Rogers, 245 Murray Drive, Bldg. 410, Washington, DC 20528.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kenneth D. Rogers (202) 254-6185 (this 
is not a toll free number).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DHS invites the general public to comment on 
the new information collection forms, as described below.
    Interested parties can obtain copies of the Forms Package by 
calling or writing the point of contact listed above.
    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Small Business Innovation 
Research (SBIR) program established under the Small Business Innovation 
Development Act of 1982 (Pub. L. 97-219) is responsible for collecting 
information used by the DHS SBIR/Small Business Technology Transfer 
(STTR) Program Office to: 1. Identify members of the public who qualify 
for, and are interested in participating in, the DHS SBIR/STTR Program; 
2. Facilitate SBIR/STTR outreach to the public; 3. Provide the DHS 
SBIR/STTR Program Office necessary and sufficient information to 
determine that proposals submitted by the public to the DHS SBIR/STTR 
Program meet criteria for consideration under the program.
    Please note that the Forms Package includes nine forms for 
collecting proposal information from small businesses. As explained 
herein, these separate forms are intended to reduce burden and improve 
records management by (1) allowing offerors to submit identifying 
information only once and then to reference that previously submitted 
identifying information in the submittal of proposals, (2) eliminating 
the cost and delay associated with the submission of proposals via non-
electronic means, (3) facilitating timely review of proposals, and (4) 
improving the accuracy of records management for proposals. The 
Department is committed to improving its SBIR processes and urges all 
interested parties to suggest how these materials can further reduce 
burden while seeking necessary information under the Act.
    DHS is particularly interested in comments that:
    (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, 
including whether the information will have practical utility;
    (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of 
the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used;
    (3) Suggest ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of 
the information to be collected; and
    (4) Suggest 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, e.g., 
permitting electronic submissions of responses.
    Overview of This Information Collection:
    (1) Type of Information Collection: New information collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Company Registration Form, 
Research Topic Recommendation Form, Submit a Question Form, 
Collaboration Opportunity Form, Reviewer Opportunity Form, E-mail 
Mailing List Signup Form, E-mail Mailing List Removal Form, Proposal 
Coversheet Form, Cost Proposal Form.
    (3) Agency Form Number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Company 
Registration Form (DHS FORM 10022), Research Topic Recommendation Form 
(DHS FORM 10018), Submit a Question Form (DHS FORM 10020), 
Collaboration Opportunity Form (DHS FORM 10021), Reviewer Opportunity 
Form (DHS FORM 10019), E-mail Mailing List Signup Form (DHS FORM 
10016), E-mail Mailing List Removal Form (DHS FORM 10024), Proposal 
Coversheet Form (DHS FORM 10017), Cost Proposal Form (DHS FORM 10023).
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Business or other for-profit; the data 
collected through the SBIR Forms Package will be used to collect and 
review proposals from small businesses.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: Company 
Registration Form--400 respondents annually/15 minutes per respondent, 
Research Topic Recommendation Form--120 respondents annually/15 minutes 
per respondent, Ask a Question Form--150 respondents annually/10 
minutes per respondent, Collaboration Opportunity Form--100 respondents 
annually/15 minutes per respondent, Reviewer Opportunity Form--100 
respondents annually/15 minutes per respondent, E-mail Mailing List 
Signup Form--300 respondents annually/10 minutes per respondent, E-mail 
Mailing List Removal Form--180 respondents annually/10 minutes per 
respondent, Proposal Coversheet Form--460 respondents annually/30 
minutes per

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respondent, Cost Proposal Form--370 respondents annually/1 hour per 
respondent.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 885 burden hours.

    Dated: June 7, 2007.
Kenneth D. Rogers,
Chief Information Officer, Science and Technology Directorate.
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