Notice of Public Information Collections Being Reviewed by the U.S. Agency for International Development; Comments Requested, 40110 [07-3555]

Download as PDF 40110 Notices Federal Register Vol. 72, No. 140 Monday, July 23, 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 sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES 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 September 21, 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: Form No: N/A. Title: Partner Vetting System (PVS). Type of Review: NEW Information Collection. Purpose: The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Office of Security, intends to collect VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:09 Jul 20, 2007 Jkt 211001 information from approximately 2000 individuals and/or officers of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) who apply for USAID contracts, grants, cooperative agreements, other funding from USAID, or who apply for registration with USAID as Private and Voluntary Organizations (PVO). Collection of personally identifiable information from these individuals is specifically used to conduct screening to ensure that neither USAID funds nor USAID-funded activities inadvertently provide support to entities or individuals associated with terrorism. Annual Reporting Burden: Respondents: 2000. Total annual responses: 2000. Total annual hours requested: 500 hours. Dated: July 16, 2007. Joanne Paskar, Chief, Information and Records Division, Office of Administrative Services, Bureau for Management. [FR Doc. 07–3555 Filed 7–20–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6116–01–M DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request July 17, 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), PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. Forest Service Title: Financial Information Security Request Form. OMB Control Number: 0596–0204. Summary of Collection: The majority of Forest Service’s (FS) financial records are in databases stored at the National Finance Center (NFC). The Federal Information Security Reform Act of 2002 (Pub. L. 107–347) and Information Technology Management Reform Act of 1996 (Pub. L. 104–106) authorize the Forest Service to obtain information necessary for employees and contractors to access and maintain these records. Need and Use of the Information: The Forest Service uses a paper and electronic version of its form FS–6500– 214 to gather name, work e-mail, work telephone number, job title etc. for a specific employee or contractor to apply to NFC for access. NFC grants access to users only at the request of Client Security Officers. The unit’s Client Security Officer is responsible for management of access to computers and coordinates all requests for NFC. The information collected is shared with those managing or overseeing the financial systems used by the FS, this includes auditors. Description of Respondents: Contracted Employees. Number of Respondents: 50. Frequency of Reponses: Reporting: Yearly. E:\FR\FM\23JYN1.SGM 23JYN1

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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.

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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 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 September 21, 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:
    Form No: N/A.
    Title: Partner Vetting System (PVS).
    Type of Review: NEW Information Collection.
    Purpose: The United States Agency for International Development 
(USAID), Office of Security, intends to collect information from 
approximately 2000 individuals and/or officers of non-governmental 
organizations (NGOs) who apply for USAID contracts, grants, cooperative 
agreements, other funding from USAID, or who apply for registration 
with USAID as Private and Voluntary Organizations (PVO). Collection of 
personally identifiable information from these individuals is 
specifically used to conduct screening to ensure that neither USAID 
funds nor USAID-funded activities inadvertently provide support to 
entities or individuals associated with terrorism.
    Annual Reporting Burden: Respondents: 2000. Total annual responses: 
2000. Total annual hours requested: 500 hours.

    Dated: July 16, 2007.
Joanne Paskar,
Chief, Information and Records Division, Office of Administrative 
Services, Bureau for Management.
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