National Endowment for the Arts; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 54465-54466 [E7-18769]

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Collins, Executive Director. [FR Doc. E7–18889 Filed 9–24–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–MA–P BILLING CODE 7510–13–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:20 Sep 24, 2007 Jkt 211001 PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 54465 NATIONAL FOUNDATION ON THE ARTS AND HUMANITIES National Endowment for the Arts; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request September 17, 2007. The National Endowment for the Arts, on behalf of the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities, has submitted the following public information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Copies of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by calling the National Endowment for the Arts’ Indemnity Administrator, Alice Whelihan (202/ 682–5574). Comments should be sent to Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for the National Endowment for the Arts, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503 (202/395–4718), within thirty days of this publication in the Federal Register. The OMB is particularly interested in comments which: —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; —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; —Enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and —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. Agency: National Endowment for the Arts. Title: Application for Indemnification. OMB Number: 3135–0094. Frequency: renewed every three years. Affected Public: Non-profit, tax exempt organizations, individuals and governments. Number of Respondents: 50 per year. Estimated Time per Respondent: 45 hours. Estimate Cost per Respondent: $1,800. Total Burden Hours: 2,250. E:\FR\FM\25SEN1.SGM 25SEN1 54466 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 185 / Tuesday, September 25, 2007 / Notices Total Annualized Capital/Startup Costs: 0. Total Annual Costs (Operating/ Maintaining Systems or Purchasing Services): $125,000. Description: This application form is used by non-profit, tax-exempt organizations (primarily museums), individuals and governmental units to apply to the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities (through the National Endowment for the Arts) for indemnification of eligible works of art and artifacts, borrowed from abroad for exhibition in the United States, or sent from the United States for exhibition abroad. The indemnity agreement is backed by the full faith and credit of the United States. In the event of loss or damage to an indemnified object, the Federal Council certifies the validity of the claim and requests payment from Congress. 20 U.S.C. 973 et seq. requires such an application and specifies information which must be supplied. This statutory requirement is implemented by regulation at 45 CFR 1160.4. Murray Welsh, Director Administrative Services. [FR Doc. E7–18769 Filed 9–24–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7536–01–P Proposed Collection, Submission for OMB Review, Generic Clearance to Collect Data to Evaluate IMLS Programs, Trends in IMLS Grants, and Customer Satisfaction Institute of Museum and Library Services, NFAH. ACTION: Notice. yshivers on PROD1PC62 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Institute of Museum and Library Services announces the following information collection has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the addressee section of this notice. DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the 15:20 Sep 24, 2007 Jkt 211001 The Institute of Museum and Library Services is an independent Federal grant-making agency authorized by the Museum and Library Services Act, 20 U.S.C. 9101, et seq. Section 9108 of the Act supports IMLS’s data collection and analysis role. The IMLS provides a variety of grant programs to assist the nation’s museums and libraries in improving their operations and enhancing their services to the public. Museums and libraries of all sizes and types may receive support from IMLS programs. This proposed generic clearance is essential to IMLS’s ability to improve services, measure progress in achieving the goals articulated in the agency’s strategic plan, understand trends in museum and library service, and in general be fully responsive to federal accountability requirements. Abstract: This generic clearance will enable IMLS to collect evaluative and customer satisfaction data from applicants, grantees and participants in IMLS programs. IMLS intends to carry out the information collections in Fiscal Years 2008–2010 at a rate of nine (9) each year. Current Actions: This notice proposes clearance of the Generic Clearance to Collect Data to Evaluate IMLS Programs, Trends in IMLS Grants, and Customer SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NATIONAL FOUNDATION ON THE ARTS AND HUMANITIES VerDate Aug<31>2005 contact section below on or before October 25, 2007. OMB is particularly interested in comments that help the agency to: • 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; • Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collocation of information including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; • Enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and • 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. ADDRESSES: Dr. Mary Downs, Research Officer, Institute of Museum and Library Services, 1800 M Street, NW., 9th Floor, Washington, DC. Dr. Downs can be reached by telephone: 202–653–4682; fax: 202–653–8625; or e-mail: mdowns@imls.gov. PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Satisfaction. The 60-day Notice for this proposed generic clearance was published in the Federal Register on June 14, 2007 (FR Vol. 72, no. 114, pgs. 32920–32921.) No comments were received. OMB Number: n/a. Agency Number: 3137. Affected Public: Federal, state and local governments, public libraries, state library agencies, museums & archives, and related professional and service organizations. Number of Respondents: 13,724. Frequency: One time each for each survey. Burden hours per respondent: 20 minutes; Total burden hours: 2,820.32. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Comments should be sent to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn.: OMB Desk Officer for Education, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503 (202) 395–7316. Dated: September 20, 2007. Barbara G. 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NATIONAL FOUNDATION ON THE ARTS AND HUMANITIES


National Endowment for the Arts; Submission for OMB Review; 
Comment Request

September 17, 2007.
    The National Endowment for the Arts, on behalf of the Federal 
Council on the Arts and the Humanities, has submitted the following 
public information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). 
Copies of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be 
obtained by calling the National Endowment for the Arts' Indemnity 
Administrator, Alice Whelihan (202/682-5574).
    Comments should be sent to Office of Information and Regulatory 
Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for the National Endowment for the 
Arts, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503 
(202/395-4718), within thirty days of this publication in the Federal 
Register.
    The OMB is particularly interested in comments which:

--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;
--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;
--Enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be 
collected; and
--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.

    Agency: National Endowment for the Arts.
    Title: Application for Indemnification.
    OMB Number: 3135-0094.
    Frequency: renewed every three years.
    Affected Public: Non-profit, tax exempt organizations, individuals 
and governments.
    Number of Respondents: 50 per year.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 45 hours.
    Estimate Cost per Respondent: $1,800.
    Total Burden Hours: 2,250.

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    Total Annualized Capital/Startup Costs: 0.
    Total Annual Costs (Operating/Maintaining Systems or Purchasing 
Services): $125,000.
    Description: This application form is used by non-profit, tax-
exempt organizations (primarily museums), individuals and governmental 
units to apply to the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities 
(through the National Endowment for the Arts) for indemnification of 
eligible works of art and artifacts, borrowed from abroad for 
exhibition in the United States, or sent from the United States for 
exhibition abroad. The indemnity agreement is backed by the full faith 
and credit of the United States. In the event of loss or damage to an 
indemnified object, the Federal Council certifies the validity of the 
claim and requests payment from Congress. 20 U.S.C. 973 et seq. 
requires such an application and specifies information which must be 
supplied. This statutory requirement is implemented by regulation at 45 
CFR 1160.4.

Murray Welsh,
Director Administrative Services.
 [FR Doc. E7-18769 Filed 9-24-07; 8:45 am]
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