Proposed Collection, Submission for OMB Review, Generic Clearance to Collect Data to Evaluate IMLS Programs, Trends in IMLS Grants, and Customer Satisfaction, 54466 [E7-18927]

Download as PDF 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. Smith, E-Projects Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. E7–18927 Filed 9–24–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7036–01–P NATIONAL FOUNDATION ON THE ARTS AND HUMANITIES SES Performance Review Board AGENCY: National Endowment for the Arts. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of the names of members of the Performance Review Board for the National Endowment for the Arts. This notice supersedes all previous notices of the PRB membership of the Agency. DATES: Upon publication. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Craig McCord, Director of Human Resources, National Endowment for the Arts, 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Room 627, Washington, DC 20506, (202) 682–5473. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Sec. 4314(c)(1) through (5) of Title 5, U.S.C., requires each agency to establish, in accordance with regulations prescribed by the Office of Personnel Management, one or more SES Performance Review Boards. The Board shall review and evaluate the initial appraisal of a senior executive’s performance by the supervisor, along with any response by the senior executive, and make recommendations to the appointing authority relative to the performance of the senior executive. E:\FR\FM\25SEN1.SGM 25SEN1

Agencies

[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 185 (Tuesday, September 25, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Page 54466]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-18927]


-----------------------------------------------------------------------

NATIONAL FOUNDATION ON THE ARTS AND HUMANITIES


Proposed Collection, Submission for OMB Review, Generic Clearance 
to Collect Data to Evaluate IMLS Programs, Trends in IMLS Grants, and 
Customer Satisfaction

AGENCY: Institute of Museum and Library Services, NFAH.

ACTION: Notice.

-----------------------------------------------------------------------

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 
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.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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 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. Smith,
E-Projects Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
 [FR Doc. E7-18927 Filed 9-24-07; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 7036-01-P