Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests, 39063-39064 [E7-13813]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 136 / Tuesday, July 17, 2007 / Notices Budget (OMB) provide interested Federal agencies and the public an early opportunity to comment on information collection requests. OMB may amend or waive the requirement for public consultation to the extent that public participation in the approval process would defeat the purpose of the information collection, violate State or Federal law, or substantially interfere with any agency’s ability to perform its statutory obligations. The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management, publishes that notice containing proposed information collection requests prior to submission of these requests to OMB. Each proposed information collection, grouped by office, contains the following: (1) Type of review requested, e.g. new, revision, extension, existing or reinstatement; (2) Title; (3) Summary of the collection; (4) Description of the need for, and proposed use of, the information; (5) Respondents and frequency of collection; and (6) Reporting and/or Recordkeeping burden. OMB invites public comment. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Dated: July 11, 2007. Angela C. Arrington, IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management. Institute of Education Sciences Type of Review: Extension. Title: Impact Evaluation of Upward Bound’s Increased Focus on Higher-Risk Students—Baseline Data Collection Protocols. Frequency: One time. Affected Public: Individuals or household. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 10,890. Burden Hours: 3,900. Abstract: This evaluation will focus on the impacts of Upward Bound on students applying to enter the program as early as the summer of 2007. This new study is designed to assess program impacts both for Upward Bound students overall, as well as for higherrisk students. Requests for copies of the information collection submission for OMB review may be accessed from: http:// edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the ‘‘Browse Pending Collections’’ link and by clicking on link number 3345. When you access the information collection, click on ‘‘Download Attachments’’ to view. Written requests for information should be addressed to U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Potomac Center, 9th Floor, Washington, DC 20202–4700. Requests VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:40 Jul 16, 2007 Jkt 211001 may also be electronically mailed to: ICDocketMgr@ed.gov or faxed to 202– 245–6623. Please specify the complete title of the information collection when making your request. Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity requirements should be electronically mailed to: ICDocketMgr@ed.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339. [FR Doc. E7–13812 Filed 7–16–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests AGENCY: Department of Education. SUMMARY: The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management, invites comments on the proposed information collection requests as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before September 17, 2007. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) requires that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) provide interested Federal agencies and the public an early opportunity to comment on information collection requests. OMB may amend or waive the requirement for public consultation to the extent that public participation in the approval process would defeat the purpose of the information collection, violate State or Federal law, or substantially interfere with any agency’s ability to perform its statutory obligations. The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management, publishes that notice containing proposed information collection requests prior to submission of these requests to OMB. Each proposed information collection, grouped by office, contains the following: (1) Type of review requested, e.g. new, revision, extension, existing or reinstatement; (2) title; (3) summary of the collection; (4) description of the need for, and proposed use of, the information; (5) respondents and frequency of collection; and (6) reporting and/or recordkeeping burden. OMB invites public comment. The Department of Education is especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection necessary to the proper PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 39063 functions of the Department; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Dated: July 11, 2007. Angela C. Arrington, IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management. Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services Type of Review: Revision. Title: IDEA Part B State Performance Plan (SPP) and Annual Performance Report (APR). Frequency: SPP—one time; APR— every year. Affected Public: Federal Government. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 60. Burden Hours: 19,500. Abstract: The Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act, signed on December 3, 2004, became Public Law 108–446. In accordance with 20 U.S.C. 1416(b)(1), not later than one year after the date of enactment of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004, each State must have in place a performance plan that evaluates the State’s efforts to implement the requirements and purposes of Part B and describe how the State will improve such implementation. This plan is called the Part B State Performance Plan (Part B—SPP). In accordance with 20 U.S.C. 1416(b)(2)(C)(ii) the State shall report annually to the public on the performance of each local educational agency located in the State on the targets in the State’s performance plan. The State also shall report annually to the Secretary on the performance of the State under the State’s performance plan. This report is called the Part B Annual Performance Report (Part B— APR). Information Collection 1820–0624 corresponds to 34 CFR 300.600– 300.602. Requests for copies of the proposed information collection request may be accessed from: http://edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the ‘‘Browse Pending Collections’’ link and by clicking on link number 3406. When you access the information collection, click on ‘‘Download Attachments’’ to view. Written requests for information should be addressed to U.S. Department of E:\FR\FM\17JYN1.SGM 17JYN1 39064 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 136 / Tuesday, July 17, 2007 / Notices Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Potomac Center, 9th Floor, Washington, DC 20202–4700. Requests may also be electronically mailed to: ICDocketMgr@ed.gov or faxed to 202– 245–6623. Please specify the complete title of the information collection when making your request. Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity requirements should be electronically mailed to: ICDocketMgr@ed.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1– 800–877–8339. [FR Doc. E7–13813 Filed 7–16–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION National Committee on Foreign Medical Education and Accreditation; Meeting National Committee on Foreign Medical Education and Accreditation, Department of Education. AGENCY: What Is the Purpose of This Notice? The purpose of this notice is to announce the upcoming meeting of the National Committee on Foreign Medical Education and Accreditation. Parts of this meeting will be open to the public, and the public is invited to attend those portions. When and Where Will the Meeting Take Place? We will hold the public meeting on September 10, 2007 from 8 a.m. until approximately 5 p.m. in the Potomac Three Room at The Melrose Hotel, 2430 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20037–6936. You may call the hotel at 202–955–6400 to inquire about room accommodations. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES What Assistance Will be Provided to Individuals with Disabilities? The meeting site is accessible to individuals with disabilities. If you will need an auxiliary aid or service to participate in the meeting (e.g., interpreting service, assistive listening device, or materials in an alternate format) notify the contact person listed in this notice at least two weeks before the scheduled meeting date. Although we will attempt to meet a request received after that date, we may not be able to make available the requested auxiliary aid or service because of insufficient time to arrange it. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:40 Jul 16, 2007 Jkt 211001 Who Is the Contact Person for the Meeting? Please contact Ms. Carol A. Griffiths, the Designated Federal Official for the National Committee on Foreign Medical Education and Accreditation, if you have questions about the meeting. You may contact her at the U.S. Department of Education, room 7128, MS 7563, 1990 K St., NW., Washington, DC 20006, telephone: (202) 219–7035, fax: (202) 219–7005, e-mail: Carol.Griffiths@ed.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service at 1–800–877–8339. How May I Obtain Electronic Access to This Document? What Are the Functions of the National Committee? The National Committee on Foreign Medical Education and Accreditation was established by the Secretary of Education under section 102 of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended. The Committee’s responsibilities are to: • Evaluate the standards of accreditation applied to applicant foreign medical schools; and • Determine the comparability of those standards to standards for accreditation applied to United States medical schools. 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/nara/ index.html. What Items Will Be on the Agenda for Discussion at the Meeting? The National Committee on Foreign Medical Education and Accreditation will review the standards of accreditation applied to medical schools by several foreign countries to determine whether those standards are comparable to the standards of accreditation applied to medical schools in the United States. Discussions of the standards of accreditation will be held in sessions open to the public. Discussions that focus on specific determinations of comparability are closed to the public in order that each country may be properly notified of the decision. The countries tentatively scheduled to be discussed at the meeting include: Australia/New Zealand, Dominican Republic, Hungary, India, Israel, The Netherlands, Pakistan, Philippines, Poland, Saba, Slovakia, and Taiwan. Beginning August 27, you may call the contact person listed above to obtain the final listing of the countries whose standards will be discussed during this meeting. The listing of countries will also be posted on the Department of Education’s Web site at the following address: http://www.ed.gov/about/ bdscomm/list/ncfmea.html. PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. Authority: 5 U.S.C. Appendix 2. Dated: July 9, 2007. James F. Manning, Acting Assistant Secretary, Office of Postsecondary Education. [FR Doc. E7–13762 Filed 7–16–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P ELECTION ASSISTANCE COMMISSION Sunshine Act Notice United States Election Assistance Commission. AGENCY: Notice of public meeting (amended agenda). ACTION: DATE AND TIME: Thursday, July 19, 2007, 1 p.m.–4 p.m. The Charlotte Convention Center, Room 207D, 501 South College Street, Charlotte, NC 28202, (704) 339– 6000. PLACE: In addition to considering the adoption of a draft EAC manual on Poll Worker Recruitment, Training and Retention, and a draft EAC manual on Recruiting College Poll Workers, and other administrative matters (notice published in the Federal Register on July 2, 2007), Commissioners will also consider a report to Congress on the expenditure of funds distributed under the Help America Vote Act. This meeting will be open to the public. AGENDA: E:\FR\FM\17JYN1.SGM 17JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 136 (Tuesday, July 17, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 39063-39064]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-13813]


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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests

AGENCY: Department of Education.
SUMMARY: The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management 
Services, Office of Management, invites comments on the proposed 
information collection requests as required by the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
September 17, 2007.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act 
of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) requires that the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB) provide interested Federal agencies and the public an 
early opportunity to comment on information collection requests. OMB 
may amend or waive the requirement for public consultation to the 
extent that public participation in the approval process would defeat 
the purpose of the information collection, violate State or Federal 
law, or substantially interfere with any agency's ability to perform 
its statutory obligations. The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory 
Information Management Services, Office of Management, publishes that 
notice containing proposed information collection requests prior to 
submission of these requests to OMB. Each proposed information 
collection, grouped by office, contains the following: (1) Type of 
review requested, e.g. new, revision, extension, existing or 
reinstatement; (2) title; (3) summary of the collection; (4) 
description of the need for, and proposed use of, the information; (5) 
respondents and frequency of collection; and (6) reporting and/or 
recordkeeping burden. OMB invites public comment.
    The Department of Education is especially interested in public 
comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection 
necessary to the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this 
information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the 
estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the 
quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and 
(5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this collection on 
the respondents, including through the use of information technology.

    Dated: July 11, 2007.
Angela C. Arrington,
IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, 
Office of Management.

Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services

    Type of Review: Revision.
    Title: IDEA Part B State Performance Plan (SPP) and Annual 
Performance Report (APR).
    Frequency: SPP--one time; APR--every year.
    Affected Public: Federal Government.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:

Responses: 60.
Burden Hours: 19,500.

    Abstract: The Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement 
Act, signed on December 3, 2004, became Public Law 108-446. In 
accordance with 20 U.S.C. 1416(b)(1), not later than one year after the 
date of enactment of the Individuals with Disabilities Education 
Improvement Act of 2004, each State must have in place a performance 
plan that evaluates the State's efforts to implement the requirements 
and purposes of Part B and describe how the State will improve such 
implementation. This plan is called the Part B State Performance Plan 
(Part B--SPP). In accordance with 20 U.S.C. 1416(b)(2)(C)(ii) the State 
shall report annually to the public on the performance of each local 
educational agency located in the State on the targets in the State's 
performance plan. The State also shall report annually to the Secretary 
on the performance of the State under the State's performance plan. 
This report is called the Part B Annual Performance Report (Part B--
APR). Information Collection 1820-0624 corresponds to 34 CFR 300.600-
300.602.
    Requests for copies of the proposed information collection request 
may be accessed from: http://edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the ``Browse 
Pending Collections'' link and by clicking on link number 3406. When 
you access the information collection, click on ``Download 
Attachments'' to view. Written requests for information should be 
addressed to U.S. Department of

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Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Potomac Center, 9th Floor, 
Washington, DC 20202-4700. Requests may also be electronically mailed 
to: ICDocketMgr@ed.gov or faxed to 202-245-6623. Please specify the 
complete title of the information collection when making your request.
    Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity 
requirements should be electronically mailed to: ICDocketMgr@ed.gov. 
Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may 
call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339.

 [FR Doc. E7-13813 Filed 7-16-07; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4000-01-P