Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests, 6399-6400 [E9-2623]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 25 / Monday, February 9, 2009 / Notices all applicable product safety rules as defined in the CPSA or similar rules, bans, standards, or regulations under any other Act enforced by the Commission will remain prohibited in accordance with section 19 of the CPSA as amended by CPSIA. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES II. The Stay The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission hereby stays applicability to manufacturers, including importers, of the requirements for testing and certification 8 of products set forth in paragraphs 14(a)(1), (2) and (3) of the CPSA, as amended by subsection 102(a) of CPSIA, with the exception of: (1) The requirements of any CPSC regulation, or of subsection 14(a) of the CPSA as it existed prior to amendment by the CPSIA, for product testing and certification, including existing requirements for certification of automatic residential garage door openers, bike helmets, candles with metal core wicks, lawnmowers, lighters, mattresses, and swimming pool slides; 9 and (2) The certifications required due to certain requirements of the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool & Spa Safety Act being defined as consumer product safety ‘‘rules;’’ and (3) The certifications of compliance required for ATVs in section 42(a)(2) of the CPSA which were added by CPSIA; and (4) Any voluntary guarantees provided for in the Flammable Fabrics Act (‘‘FFA’’) or otherwise (to the extent a guarantor wishes to issue one); and (5) The requirements on manufacturers, including importers, of children’s products to use third party laboratories to test and to certify, on the basis of that testing, compliance of children’s products with: • Requirements on the lead content of paint and other surface coatings effective for products manufactured after December 21, 2008; including a rule declaring a consumer product to be a banned hazardous product or substance.’’ CPSA at § 14(f)(1), as amended by CPSIA § 102(b). 8 By immediate final rule published November 18, 2008 (73 FR 68,328–32), the Commission limited the testing and certification requirement to importers and U.S. domestic manufacturers. 9 Prior to amendment by the CPSIA, § 14(a) of the CPSA required testing and issuance of a certification for each product subject to a CPSA consumer product safety standard, namely a product subject any requirement of 16 CFR parts 1201 through 1213, e.g., part 1205 for walk-behind power mowers or part 1211 for automatic residential garage door operators. Certain CPSC regulations themselves require certification of compliance or a statement of conformity. See, e.g. 16 CFR part 1633 for flammability (open flame) of mattresses or 16 CFR 1500.17(a)(13(i)(B) for candles made with metal-cored wicks. VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:35 Feb 06, 2009 Jkt 217001 6399 • Requirements applicable to full-size and non-full-size cribs and pacifiers effective for products manufactured after January 20, 2009; • Requirements concerning small parts effective for products manufactured after February 15, 2009; and • Requirements on the lead content of metal components of children’s metal jewelry effective for products manufactured after March 23, 2009. This action by the Commission does not stay the requirement that products meet all applicable product safety rules as defined in the CPSA or similar rules, bans, standards, or regulations under any other Act enforced by the Commission. Center, 503 Robert Grant Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20910–7500. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Charles Schlagel, Director, Office of Technology Transfer, Naval Medical Research Center, 503 Robert Grant Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20910–7500, telephone: 301–319–7428. Dated: February 2, 2009. Todd A. Stevenson, Secretary, Consumer Product Safety Commission. [FR Doc. E9–2590 Filed 2–6–09; 8:45 am] Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests BILLING CODE 6355–01–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Navy Notice of Intent To Grant a Partially Exclusive Patent License; Intellikine, Inc. Department of the Navy, DoD. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Department of the Navy hereby gives notice of its intent to grant to Intellikine, Inc., a revocable, nonassignable, partially exclusive license to practice worldwide the Government owned inventions described in U.S. Patent 6,632,789 entitled ‘‘Methods for Modulating T Cell Responses by Manipulating Intracellular Signal Transduction’’ issued 14 October 2003 and related foreign filings in the fields of diagnosis, prevention and/or treatment of disease in humans and/or animals utilizing methods for modulating T cell responses by manipulating intracellular signals associated with T cell costimulation. DATE: Anyone wishing to object to the grant of this license has fifteen (15) days from the date of this notice to file written objections along with supporting evidence, if any. Written objections are to be filed with the Office of Technology Transfer, Naval Medical Research Center, 503 Robert Grant Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20910–7500, telephone: 301–319–7428. ADDRESSES: Written objections are to be filed with the Office of Technology Transfer, Naval Medical Research PO 00000 Frm 00037 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: February 3, 2009. A.M. Vallandingham, Lieutenant Commander, Judge Advocate General’s Corps, U.S. Navy, Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. E9–2614 Filed 2–6–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3810–FF–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Department of Education. The Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, 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 April 10, 2009. 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 Director, 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. The Department of Education is especially interested in public comment AGENCY: SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\09FEN1.SGM 09FEN1 6400 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 25 / Monday, February 9, 2009 / Notices 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. 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. E9–2623 Filed 2–6–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P Federal Student Aid sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Dated: February 3, 2009. Angela C. Arrington, Director, Information Collections Clearance Division, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management. Sunshine Act Notice Type of Review: New. Title: Documents Associated with the Notice of Terms and Conditions of Additional Purchase of Loans under the ‘‘Ensuring Continued Access to Student Loans Act of 2008.’’ Frequency: On occasion. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 14,880. Burden Hours: 14,880. Abstract: The Ensuring Continued Access to Student Loans Act of 2008 (Pub. L. No. 110–227) (the ECASLA) which was signed into law on May 7, 2008, amended the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (the HEA) by adding a new Section 459A that provides the U.S. Department of Education (the Department) with temporary authority to purchase student loans from Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program lenders. The documents included with this submission establish the terms and conditions that will govern certain loan purchases through the replication for the 2009–2010 academic year of the Loan Participation Purchase Program and the Loan Purchase Commitment Program that have been established for the 2007–2008 and 2008–2009 academic years. 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 3904. 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 AGENCY: United States Election Assistance Commission. * * * * * ACTION: Notice of Public Meeting for EAC Standards Board. VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:35 Feb 06, 2009 Jkt 217001 ELECTION ASSISTANCE COMMISSION DATE AND TIME: Thursday, February 26, 2009, 8:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. and Friday, February 27, 2009, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. PLACE: DoubleTree Orlando Hotel at the Entrance to Universal Orlando, 5780 Major Boulevard, Orlando, Florida 32819, Phone number (407) 351–1000. PURPOSE: The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) Standards Board, as required by the Help America Vote Act of 2002, will meet to elect the Executive Board of the Standards Board. The Standards Board will also be presented on updates of the Voluntary Voting System Guidelines, the NIST UOCAVA study, and the Threat/Risk Assessment Project. They will also have the opportunity to formulate recommendations to EAC regarding those presentations and consider other administrative matters. This meeting will be open to the public. PERSON TO CONTACT FOR INFORMATION: Sharmili Edwards, Telephone: (202) 566–3100. Gineen Bresso Beach, Chair, U.S. Election Assistance Commission. [FR Doc. E9–2751 Filed 2–5–09; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 6820–KF–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY A123 Systems, Inc. AGENCY: Office of the General Counsel, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of intent to grant exclusive patent license. PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given with an intent to grant to A123 Systems, Inc. of Watertown, Massachusetts an exclusive license to practice the inventions described in U.S. Patent Application No. 11/768,977, entitled ‘‘High Power and High Energy Density Battery.’’ The inventions are owned by the United States of America, as represented by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). DATE: Written comments or nonexclusive license applications are to be received at the address listed below no later than March 11, 2009. ADDRESSES: Office of the Assistant General Counsel for Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Ave., SW., Washington, DC 20585. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Annette R. Reimers, Office of the Assistant General Counsel for Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property, U.S. Department of Energy, Forrestal Building, Room 6F–067, 1000 Independence Ave., SW., Washington, DC 20585; Telephone (202) 586–3815. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 35 U.S.C. 209 provides federal agencies with authority to grant exclusive licenses in federally-owned inventions, if, among other things, the agency finds that the public will be served by the granting of the license. The statute requires that no exclusive license may be granted unless public notice of the intent to grant the license has been provided, and the agency has considered all comments received in response to that public notice before the end of the comment period. A123 Systems, Inc. of Watertown, Massachusetts has applied for an exclusive license to practice the inventions embodied in U.S. Patent Application No. 11/768,977 and has plans for commercialization of the inventions. The exclusive license will be subject to a license and other rights retained by the U.S. Government and other terms and conditions to be negotiated. DOE intends to negotiate to grant the license, unless, within 30 days of this notice, the Assistant General Counsel for Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property, Department of Energy, Washington, DC 20585, receives in writing any of the following, together with supporting documents: (i) A statement from any person setting forth reason why it would not be in the best interests of the United States to grant the proposed license; or (ii) An application for a nonexclusive license to the invention in which applicant states that it already has E:\FR\FM\09FEN1.SGM 09FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 25 (Monday, February 9, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 6399-6400]
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 Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, 
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 
April 10, 2009.

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 Director, 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.
    The Department of Education is especially interested in public 
comment

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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: February 3, 2009.
Angela C. Arrington,
Director, Information Collections Clearance Division, Regulatory 
Information Management Services, Office of Management.

Federal Student Aid

    Type of Review: New.
    Title: Documents Associated with the Notice of Terms and Conditions 
of Additional Purchase of Loans under the ``Ensuring Continued Access 
to Student Loans Act of 2008.''
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:
Responses: 14,880.
Burden Hours: 14,880.

    Abstract: The Ensuring Continued Access to Student Loans Act of 
2008 (Pub. L. No. 110-227) (the ECASLA) which was signed into law on 
May 7, 2008, amended the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (the 
HEA) by adding a new Section 459A that provides the U.S. Department of 
Education (the Department) with temporary authority to purchase student 
loans from Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program lenders. The 
documents included with this submission establish the terms and 
conditions that will govern certain loan purchases through the 
replication for the 2009-2010 academic year of the Loan Participation 
Purchase Program and the Loan Purchase Commitment Program that have 
been established for the 2007-2008 and 2008-2009 academic years.
    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 3904. 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.

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