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Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY/TDD) may call 202/ 682–5496 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Eastern time, Monday through Friday. Comments should be sent to the 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– 7316, within 30 days from the date of this publication in the Federal Register. The Office of Management and Budget (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 • Could help minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of electronic submission of responses through Grants.gov. Supplementary Information: The Endowment requests the review of all of its funding application guidelines and grantee reporting requirements. This entry is issued by the Endowment and contains the following information: (1) The title of the form; (2) how often the required information must be reported; (3) who will be required or asked to report; (4) what the form will be used for; (5) an estimate of the number of responses; (6) the average burden hours per response; (7) an estimate of the total number of hours needed to prepare the form. This entry is not subject to 44 U.S.C. § 3504(h). Agency: National Endowment for the Arts. Title: Blanket Justification for NEA Funding Application Guidelines and Reporting Requirements. OMB Number: 3135–0112. E:\FR\FM\27SEN1.SGM 27SEN1 54944 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 187 / Thursday, September 27, 2007 / Notices Frequency: Annually. Affected Public: Nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and individuals. Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,345. Estimated Time per Respondent: 25 hours (applications)/8 hours (reports). Total Burden Hours: 150,409. Total Annualized Capital/Startup Costs: 0. Total Annual Costs (Operating/ Maintaining Systems or Purchasing Services): 0. Description: Guideline instructions and applications elicit relevant information from individuals, nonprofit organizations, and government arts agencies that apply for funding from the NEA. This information is necessary for the accurate, fair, and thorough consideration of competing proposals in the review process. According to OMB Circulars A–102 and A–110, recipients of federal funds are required to report on project activities and expenditures. Reporting requirements are necessary to ascertain that grant projects have been completed, and that all terms and conditions have been fulfilled. Kathy Plowitz-Worden, Guidelines and Panel Operations, National Endowment for the Arts. [FR Doc. E7–19060 Filed 9–26–07; 8:45 am] • Science and Engineering Indicators 2008 Companion Piece. • Science and Engineering Indicators 2010. • Subcommittee Chairman’s Summary. 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[Notices]
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NATIONAL FOUNDATION ON THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES


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

    The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) 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: Blanket Justification for NEA 
Funding Application Guidelines and Reporting Requirements. Copies of 
this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by 
calling the National Endowment for the Arts' Director of Guidelines & 
Panel Operations, Jillian Miller at 202/682-5421. Individuals who use a 
telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY/TDD) may call 202/682-5496 
between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Eastern time, Monday through Friday.
    Comments should be sent to the 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 
202/395-7316, within 30 days from the date of this publication in the 
Federal Register.
    The Office of Management and Budget (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
     Could help minimize the burden of the collection of 
information on those who are to respond, including through the use of 
electronic submission of responses through Grants.gov.
    Supplementary Information: The Endowment requests the review of all 
of its funding application guidelines and grantee reporting 
requirements. This entry is issued by the Endowment and contains the 
following information: (1) The title of the form; (2) how often the 
required information must be reported; (3) who will be required or 
asked to report; (4) what the form will be used for; (5) an estimate of 
the number of responses; (6) the average burden hours per response; (7) 
an estimate of the total number of hours needed to prepare the form. 
This entry is not subject to 44 U.S.C. Sec.  3504(h).
    Agency: National Endowment for the Arts.
    Title: Blanket Justification for NEA Funding Application Guidelines 
and Reporting Requirements.
    OMB Number: 3135-0112.

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    Frequency: Annually.
    Affected Public: Nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and 
individuals.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,345.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 25 hours (applications)/8 hours 
(reports).
    Total Burden Hours: 150,409.
    Total Annualized Capital/Startup Costs: 0.
    Total Annual Costs (Operating/Maintaining Systems or Purchasing 
Services): 0.
    Description: Guideline instructions and applications elicit 
relevant information from individuals, nonprofit organizations, and 
government arts agencies that apply for funding from the NEA. This 
information is necessary for the accurate, fair, and thorough 
consideration of competing proposals in the review process. According 
to OMB Circulars A-102 and A-110, recipients of federal funds are 
required to report on project activities and expenditures. Reporting 
requirements are necessary to ascertain that grant projects have been 
completed, and that all terms and conditions have been fulfilled.

Kathy Plowitz-Worden,
Guidelines and Panel Operations, National Endowment for the Arts.
[FR Doc. E7-19060 Filed 9-26-07; 8:45 am]
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