Sunshine Act Notice, 42552-42553 [08-1457]

Download as PDF 42552 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 141 / Tuesday, July 22, 2008 / Notices been issued under the authority of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), and the regulations governing the taking and importing of marine mammals (50 CFR part 216). The research will provide information to better understand the levels and impacts of persistent organic pollutants on the California coastal stock of bottlenose dolphins. Up to 60 individuals will be photo-identified and biopsied over the course of the five year permit. Killer whales (Orcinus orca), harbor porpoises (Phocoena phocoena), and bottlenose dolphins could be incidentally harassed during the proposed research. The sampling will occur mainly in Monterey Bay but may also occur in other locations along California. In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), a final determination has been made that the activity proposed is categorically excluded from the requirement to prepare an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement. Dated: July 17, 2008. P. Michael Payne, Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E8–16787 Filed 7–21–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S Dated: July 17, 2008. Angela C. Arrington, IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Department of Education. The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management invites comments on the submission for OMB review as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before August 21, 2008. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be addressed to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Education Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., Room 10222, Washington, DC 20503. Commenters are encouraged to submit responses electronically by e-mail to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov or via fax to (202) 395–6974. Commenters should include the following subject line in their response ‘‘Comment: [insert OMB number], [insert abbreviated collection name, e.g., ‘‘Upward Bound AGENCY: sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:47 Jul 21, 2008 Jkt 214001 Evaluation’’]. Persons submitting comments electronically should not submit paper copies. 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. Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development Type of Review: New. Title: Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) Regulatory Requirements. Frequency: On Occasion; Annually. Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Gov’t, SEAs or LEAs. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 1,666,013. Burden Hours: 1,666,013. Abstract: The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) requires that subject educational agencies and institutions notify parents and students of their rights under FERPA and requires that they record disclosures of personally identifiable information from education records, with certain exceptions. Additional Information: The Department informed the public through the 60-day notice that the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) for the Family Educational Rights and PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Privacy Act was published on March 24, 2008. The NPRM (Vol. 73, No. 57, page 15574) did not provide a comment period for the information collection activity. However, the 60-day notice provided and the 30-day notice provides the appropriate comment period for the information collection activity. 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 3693. 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., LBJ, Washington, DC 20202–4537. Requests may also be electronically mailed to ICDocketMgr@ed.gov or faxed to 202–401–0920. 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. E8–16789 Filed 7–21–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P ELECTION ASSISTANCE COMMISSION Sunshine Act Notice United States Election Assistance Commission (EAC). ACTION: Notice of Virtual Public Forum for EAC Board of Advisors. AGENCY: & TIMES: Monday, August 4, 2008, 9 a.m. EDT through Friday, August 8, 2008, 5 p.m. EDT. PLACE: EAC Board of Advisors Virtual Meeting Room at http://www.eac.gov. Once at the main page of EAC’s Web site, viewers should click the link to the Board of Advisors Virtual Meeting Room. The virtual meeting room will open on Monday, August 4, 2008, at 9 a.m. EDT and will close on Friday, August 8, 2008, at 5 p.m. EDT. The site will be available 24 hours per day during that 5-day period. PURPOSE: The EAC Board of Advisors will review and provide comment on the draft Alternative Voting Methods report. The draft contains feasibility and advisability recommendations regarding: early voting; Election Day as a Federal holiday; vote-by-mail; vote centers; weekend voting; and, voting in DATES E:\FR\FM\22JYN1.SGM 22JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 141 / Tuesday, July 22, 2008 / Notices Puerto Rico. The EAC Board of Advisors Virtual Meeting Room was established to enable the Board of Advisors to conduct business in an efficient manner in a public forum, including being able to review and discuss draft documents, when it is not feasible for an in-person board meeting. The Board of Advisors will not take any votes or propose any resolutions during the 5-day forum of August 4–August 8, 2008. Members will post comments about the draft Alternative Voting Methods report. This activity is open to the public. The public may view the proceedings of this special forum by visiting the EAC Board of Advisors virtual meeting room at http://www.eac.gov at any time between Monday, August 4, 2008, 9 a.m. EDT and Friday, August 8, 2008, 6 p.m. EDT. The public also may view the draft alternative voting methods report, which will be posted on EAC’s Web site beginning August 4, 2008. The public may file written statements to the EAC Board of Advisors at boardofadvisors@eac.gov. Data on EAC’s Web site is accessible to visitors with disabilities and meets the requirements of section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bryan Whitener, Telephone: (202) 566– 3100. Gracia M. Hillman, Commissioner, U.S. Election Assistance Commission. [FR Doc. 08–1457 Filed 7–18–08; 10:20 am] BILLING CODE 6820–KF–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. IC08–600–001, FERC–600] Commission Information Collection Activities, Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Submitted for OMB Review July 14, 2008. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. ACTION: Notice. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: In compliance with the requirements of section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3507, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) has submitted the information collection described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review of this information collection requirement. Any interested person may file comments directly with OMB and should address a copy of those VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:47 Jul 21, 2008 Jkt 214001 comments to the Commission as explained below. The Commission received no comments in response to an earlier Federal Register notice of January 30, 2008 (73 FR 5529–5531) and has made this notation in its submission to OMB. 42553 The information collected under the requirements of FERC–600 Rules of Practice and Procedure: Complaint Procedures (OMB No. 1902–0180) is used by the Commission to implement the statutory provisions of the Federal Power Act (FPA), 16 U.S.C. 791a–825r; DATES: Comments on the collection of information are due by August 21, 2008. the Natural Gas Act (NGA), 15 U.S.C. 717–717w; the Natural Gas Policy Act ADDRESSES: Address comments on the (NGPA), 15 U.S.C. 3301–3432; the collection of information to the Office of Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of Management and Budget, Office of 1978 (PURPA), 16 U.S.C. 2601–2645; Information and Regulatory Affairs, the Interstate Commerce Act, 49 U.S.C. Attention: Federal Energy Regulatory App. § 1 et seq.; the Outer Continental Commission Desk Officer. Comments to Shelf Lands Act, 43 U.S.C. 1301–1356 OMB should be filed electronically, c/o and the Energy Policy Act of 2005, (Pub. oira_submission@omb.eop.gov and L. 109–58) 119 Stat. 594. include the OMB Control No. (1902– With respect to the natural gas 0180) as a point of reference. The Desk industry, section 14(a) of the NGA Officer may be reached by telephone at provides: The Commission may permit 202–395–7345. A copy of the comments any person to file with it a statement in should also be sent to the Federal writing, under oath or otherwise, as it Energy Regulatory Commission, Office shall determine, as to any or all facts of the Executive Director, ED–34, and circumstances concerning a matter Attention: Michael Miller, 888 First which may be the subject of an Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. investigation. Comments may be filed either in paper For public utilities, section 205(e) of format or electronically. Those persons the FPA provides: Whenever any such filing electronically do not need to make new schedule is filed, the Commission a paper filing. For paper filings, such shall have the authority, either upon comments should be submitted to the complaint or upon its own initiative Secretary of the Commission, Federal without complaint at once, and, if it so Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 orders, without answer or formal First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426 pleading by the public utility, but upon and should refer to Docket No. IC08– reasonable notice to enter upon hearing 600–001. Documents filed electronically concerning the lawfulness of such rate, via the Internet must be prepared in an charge, classification, or service; and acceptable filing format and in pending such hearing and decision of compliance with the Federal Energy the Commission. * * * Regulatory Commission submission Section 215(d)(5) of the FPA provides: guidelines. Complete filing instructions The Commission, upon its own motion and acceptable filing formats are or upon complaint, may order the available at (http://www.ferc.gov/help/ Electric Reliability Organization to submission-guide/electronic-media.asp). submit to the Commission a proposed To file the document electronically, reliability standard or a modification to access the Commission’s Web site and a reliability standard that addresses a click on Documents & Filing, E-Filing specific matter if the Commission (http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ considers such a new or modified efiling.asp), and then follow the reliability standard appropriate to carry instructions for each screen. First time out this section. * * * users will have to establish a user name Concerning hydropower projects, and password. The Commission will section 19 of the FPA provides: * * * it send an automatic acknowledgment to is agreed as a condition of such license the sender’s e-mail address upon receipt that jurisdiction is hereby conferred of comments. upon the Commission, upon complaint All comments may be viewed, printed of any person aggrieved or upon its own or downloaded remotely via the Internet initiative, to exercise such regulation through FERC’s homepage using the and control until such time as the State ‘‘eLibrary’’ link. For user assistance, shall have provided a commission or contact ferconlinesupport@ferc.gov or other authority for such regulation and toll-free at (866) 208–3676 or for TTY, control. * * * contact (202) 502–8659. For qualifying facilities, section 210(h)(2)(B) of PURPA provides: Any FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: electric utility, qualifying co-generator, Michael Miller may be reached by or qualifying small power producer may telephone at (202) 502–8415, by fax at petition the Commission to enforce the (202) 273–0873, and by e-mail at requirements of subsection (f) as michael.miller@ferc.gov. PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\22JYN1.SGM 22JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 141 (Tuesday, July 22, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 42552-42553]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 08-1457]


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ELECTION ASSISTANCE COMMISSION


Sunshine Act Notice

AGENCY: United States Election Assistance Commission (EAC).

ACTION: Notice of Virtual Public Forum for EAC Board of Advisors.

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DATES & TIMES:  Monday, August 4, 2008, 9 a.m. EDT through Friday, 
August 8, 2008, 5 p.m. EDT.

Place: EAC Board of Advisors Virtual Meeting Room at http://
www.eac.gov. Once at the main page of EAC's Web site, viewers should 
click the link to the Board of Advisors Virtual Meeting Room. The 
virtual meeting room will open on Monday, August 4, 2008, at 9 a.m. EDT 
and will close on Friday, August 8, 2008, at 5 p.m. EDT. The site will 
be available 24 hours per day during that 5-day period.

Purpose: The EAC Board of Advisors will review and provide comment on 
the draft Alternative Voting Methods report. The draft contains 
feasibility and advisability recommendations regarding: early voting; 
Election Day as a Federal holiday; vote-by-mail; vote centers; weekend 
voting; and, voting in

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Puerto Rico. The EAC Board of Advisors Virtual Meeting Room was 
established to enable the Board of Advisors to conduct business in an 
efficient manner in a public forum, including being able to review and 
discuss draft documents, when it is not feasible for an in-person board 
meeting. The Board of Advisors will not take any votes or propose any 
resolutions during the 5-day forum of August 4-August 8, 2008. Members 
will post comments about the draft Alternative Voting Methods report.
    This activity is open to the public. The public may view the 
proceedings of this special forum by visiting the EAC Board of Advisors 
virtual meeting room at http://www.eac.gov at any time between Monday, 
August 4, 2008, 9 a.m. EDT and Friday, August 8, 2008, 6 p.m. EDT. The 
public also may view the draft alternative voting methods report, which 
will be posted on EAC's Web site beginning August 4, 2008. The public 
may file written statements to the EAC Board of Advisors at 
boardofadvisors@eac.gov. Data on EAC's Web site is accessible to 
visitors with disabilities and meets the requirements of section 508 of 
the Rehabilitation Act.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bryan Whitener, Telephone: (202) 566-
3100.

Gracia M. Hillman,
Commissioner, U.S. Election Assistance Commission.
[FR Doc. 08-1457 Filed 7-18-08; 10:20 am]
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