Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests, 55054-55055 [E8-22480]

Download as PDF 55054 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 186 / Wednesday, September 24, 2008 / Notices CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION Notification of Request for Extension of Approval of Information Collection Activity—Notification Requirements for Sound Levels of Toy Caps Consumer Product Safety Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In the July 3, 2008 Federal Register (73 FR 38186), the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC or Commission) published a notice in accordance with provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) (PRA), to announce the agency’s intention to seek extension of its PRA approval of information collection requirements regarding the sound levels of toy caps pursuant to 16 CFR 1500.18(a)(5). The Commission now announces that it has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget a request for extension of approval of that collection of information. The Commission received no comments. The CPSC will use the information it obtains to monitor industry efforts to reduce the sound levels of toy caps, and to ascertain which firms are currently manufacturing or importing toy caps with peak sound levels between 138 and 158 decibels. SUMMARY: jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Title of information collection: Notification Requirements for Sound Levels of Toy Caps. Type of request: Extension of approval. Frequency of collection: Reports will be collected 4 times per year. General description of respondents: Manufacturers or importers of toy caps. Estimated number of respondents: 10 per year. Estimated average number of responses per respondent: 4 per year. Estimated number of responses for all respondents: 40 per year. Estimated number of hours per response: 1 hour per response. Estimated number of hours for all respondents: 40 hours per year. Estimated annual cost of collection to all respondents: $1,002 per year. Estimated total annual cost of the information collection requirements to the Federal Government: $10,321 per year. Comments: Comments on this request for extension of approval of an information collection activity should 19:36 Sep 23, 2008 Jkt 214001 Dated: September 18, 2008. Todd Stevenson, Secretary, Consumer Product Safety Commission. [FR Doc. E8–22474 Filed 9–23–08; 8:45 am] Comments: Buckley Annex is located on the western side of the former Lowry AFB and currently houses the Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) and the Air Reserve Personnel Center (ARPC). In 2005, BRAC legislation directed the relocation of ARPC to Buckley AFB and the realignment of DFAS, resulting in the ultimate closure of the site. The approximate 70 acre parcel contains one 605,000 Square Foot building and several smaller buildings to include a warehouse and office building located at 6760 E. Irvington Pl., in the City and County of Denver. Military construction sought: After completion of a competitive bid process, the Air Force will enter into an agreement with the selected offeror/ property recipient to construct military construction projects. The specific projects that will be constructed will depend on the amount of construction value offered by the prospective property recipient. Bao-Anh Trinh, Air Force Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. E8–22348 Filed 9–23–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–05–P BILLING CODE 6355–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests Department of the Air Force Air Force Real Property Agency; Exchange of Air Force Real Property for Military Construction Additional Information About the Request for Extension of Approval of Information Collection Activity VerDate Aug<31>2005 be submitted by October 24, 2008 to (1) Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for CPSC, Office of Management and Budget, Washington, DC 20503; telephone: (202) 395–7340, and (2) emailed to the Office of the Secretary at cpsc-os@cpsc.gov. Comments may also be sent by facsimile to (301) 504–0127, or by mail to the Office of the Secretary, Consumer Product Safety Commission, 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, Maryland 20814. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of this request for approval of an information collection activity are available from Linda Glatz, Division of Policy and Planning, Office of Information Technology and Technology Services, Consumer Product Safety Commission, 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814; telephone: (301) 504–7671 or by e-mail to lglatz@cpsc.gov. ACTION: Notice. Authority: Title 10, United States Code, Section 2869(d)(1). SUMMARY: This Notice identifies excess Federal property under the administrative jurisdiction of the United States Air Force that the Air Force intends to exchange for military construction beneficial to the Air Force. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Sam Rupe, Office of the Air Force General Counsel (SAF/GCN–RPO), 143 Billy Mitchell Blvd., Suite 1, San Antonio, TX 78226–1816; telephone (210) 925–0227 (this telephone number is not toll-free). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with 10 U.S.C. 2869(d)(1), the Air Force is publishing this Notice to identify Federal real property that the Air Force intends to dispose of in exchange for military construction beneficial to the Air Force. Description of the Air Force property: Buckley Annex CO. Property Number: Status: Excess. PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Department of Education. The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management, invites comments on the proposed information collection requests as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before November 24, 2008. 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 AGENCY: SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\24SEN1.SGM 24SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 186 / Wednesday, September 24, 2008 / Notices 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. The Department of Education is especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection necessary to the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Dated: September 19, 2008. Angela C. Arrington, IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Institute of Education Sciences Type of Review: Revision. Title: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), WebBased Collection System. Frequency: Annually. Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions (primary); Businesses or other for-profit State, Local, or Tribal Gov’t, SEAs or LEAs. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 58,090. Burden Hours: 173,802. Abstract: The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) is requesting an amendment to its threeyear clearance for the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) to run for the 2008–09, 2009– 10, and 2010–2011 web-based data collections. Current authorization for IPEDS expires July 31, 2011 (OMB No. 1850–0582). The Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), which became law on August 14, 2008, after OMB had already granted IPEDS a three-year clearance, has several implications for the IPEDS annual Web-based data collection. The law requires the immediate implementation of several new institutional reporting requirements so that the data may be made available on the College Navigator Web site by August 2009. A change memo was sent to OMB on August 19, 2008, that included a small number of VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:26 Sep 23, 2008 Jkt 214001 non-substantive changes to the 2008–09 data collection based on the new requirements; OMB provided clearance for those changes in a notice on August 26, 2008. NCES now requests in this document a limited number of additional substantive changes to spring cycle of the 2008–09 IPEDS Web-based data collection, which opens on March 4, 2009, in order to implement HEOA requirements. These changes are to: (1) Make previously approved changes to financial aid reporting required, rather than optional, in spring 2009; (2) collect additional financial aid data; (3) collect data on students with disabilities; and (4) collect additional graduation rate data. Requests for copies of the proposed information collection request may be accessed from http://edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the ‘‘Browse Pending Collections’’ link and by clicking on link number 3823. 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. E8–22480 Filed 9–23–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Office of Postsecondary Education; Overview Information; Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) Fellowship Program; Notice Inviting Applications for New Awards for Fiscal Year (FY) 2009 Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.022A. DATES: Applications Available: September 24, 2008. Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: November 13, 2008. Full Text of Announcement I. Funding Opportunity Description Purpose of Program: The FulbrightHays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) Fellowship Program PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 55055 provides opportunities to doctoral candidates to engage in full-time dissertation research abroad in modern foreign languages and area studies. The program is designed to contribute to the development and improvement of the study of modern foreign languages and area studies in the United States. Priorities: In accordance with 34 CFR 75.105(b)(2)(ii), this priority is from the regulations for this program (34 CFR 662.21(d)). Absolute Priority: For FY 2009, this priority is an absolute priority. Under 34 CFR 75.105(c)(3) we consider only applications that meet this priority. This priority is: A research project that focuses on one or more of the following geographic areas: Africa, East Asia, Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands, South Asia, the Near East, East Central Europe and Eurasia, and the Western Hemisphere (excluding the United States and its territories). Please note that applications that propose projects focused on Western Europe are not eligible. Within this absolute priority, we give competitive preference to applications that address the following priority. Competitive Preference Priority: For FY 2009, this priority is a competitive preference priority. Under 34 CFR 75.105(c)(2)(i) and 34 CFR 662.21(d)(2)(iii), we award an additional five (5) points to an application that meets this priority. This priority is: A research project that focuses on any of the seventy-eight (78) languages deemed critical on the U.S. Department of Education’s list of Less Commonly Taught Languages (LCTLs) found below. This list includes the following: Akan (Twi-Fante), Albanian, Amharic, Arabic (all dialects), Armenian, Azeri (Azerbaijani), Balochi, Bamanakan (Bamana, Bambara, Mandikan, Mandingo, Maninka, Dyula), Belarusian, Bengali (Bangla), Berber (all languages), Bosnian, Bulgarian, Burmese, Cebuano (Visayan), Chechen, Chinese (Cantonese), Chinese (Gan), Chinese (Mandarin), Chinese (Min), Chinese (Wu), Croatian, Dari, Dinka, Georgian, Gujarati, Hausa, Hebrew (Modern), Hindi, Igbo, Indonesian, Japanese, Javanese, Kannada, Kashmiri, Kazakh, Khmer (Cambodian), Kirghiz, Korean, Kurdish (Kurmanji), Kurdish (Sorani), Lao, Malay (Bahasa Melayu or Malaysian), Malayalam, Marathi, Mongolian, Nepali, Oromo, Panjabi, Pashto, Persian (Farsi), Polish, Portuguese (all varieties), Quechua, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Sinhala (Sinhalese), Somali, Swahili, Tagalog, Tajik, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Tibetan, Tigrigna, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, E:\FR\FM\24SEN1.SGM 24SEN1

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[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests

AGENCY: Department of Education.

SUMMARY: The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management 
Services, Office of Management, invites comments on the proposed 
information collection requests as required by the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
November 24, 2008.

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

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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.
    The Department of Education is especially interested in public 
comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection 
necessary to the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this 
information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the 
estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the 
quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and 
(5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this collection on 
the respondents, including through the use of information technology.

    Dated: September 19, 2008.
Angela C. Arrington,
IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, 
Office of Management.

Institute of Education Sciences

    Type of Review: Revision.
    Title: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Web-
Based Collection System.
    Frequency: Annually.
    Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions (primary); Businesses 
or other for-profit State, Local, or Tribal Gov't, SEAs or LEAs.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:

Responses: 58,090.
Burden Hours: 173,802.
    Abstract: The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) is 
requesting an amendment to its three-year clearance for the Integrated 
Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) to run for the 2008-09, 
2009-10, and 2010-2011 web-based data collections. Current 
authorization for IPEDS expires July 31, 2011 (OMB No. 1850-0582). The 
Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), which became law on August 14, 
2008, after OMB had already granted IPEDS a three-year clearance, has 
several implications for the IPEDS annual Web-based data collection. 
The law requires the immediate implementation of several new 
institutional reporting requirements so that the data may be made 
available on the College Navigator Web site by August 2009. A change 
memo was sent to OMB on August 19, 2008, that included a small number 
of non-substantive changes to the 2008-09 data collection based on the 
new requirements; OMB provided clearance for those changes in a notice 
on August 26, 2008. NCES now requests in this document a limited number 
of additional substantive changes to spring cycle of the 2008-09 IPEDS 
Web-based data collection, which opens on March 4, 2009, in order to 
implement HEOA requirements. These changes are to: (1) Make previously 
approved changes to financial aid reporting required, rather than 
optional, in spring 2009; (2) collect additional financial aid data; 
(3) collect data on students with disabilities; and (4) collect 
additional graduation rate data.
    Requests for copies of the proposed information collection request 
may be accessed from http://edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the ``Browse 
Pending Collections'' link and by clicking on link number 3823. 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. E8-22480 Filed 9-23-08; 8:45 am]
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