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Download as PDF 8234 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 35 / Tuesday, February 24, 2009 / Notices FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tim Sloan, Office of Policy Analysis and Development, at (202) 482–1899 or tsloan@ntia.doc.gov. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE On October 10, 2008, the ‘‘Protecting Children in the 21st Century Act’’ (the Act) was enacted.1 Section 214 of the Act directs NTIA to establish the OSTWG to be comprised of ‘‘representatives of relevant sectors of the business community, public interest groups, and other appropriate groups and Federal agencies.’’ On November 21, 2008, NTIA published a notice seeking nominations in accordance with the Act.2 In that notice, NTIA announced that the OSTWG would have up to 30 members. With this notice, NTIA clarifies that this 30 member limit applies only to representatives from the relevant sectors of the business community, public interest groups and other appropriate groups as defined by the Act and the notice. The Act also requires that NTIA invite representatives from relevant Federal Government agencies to serve on the OSTWG. NTIA is working with these agencies to identify appropriate representatives. The Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information will determine the number of Federal Government reprentatives that will serve on the OSTWG. The number of Federal Government representatives will be in addition to the 30 appointed from the private sector. This notice does not reopen nominations for the working group. Applications for nominations were due on or before December 12, 2008. NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: February 19, 2009. Kathy D. Smith, Chief Counsel, National Telecommunications and Information Administration. [FR Doc. E9–3915 Filed 2–23–09; 8:45 am] mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES BILLING CODE 3510–60–S 1 Pub. L. No. 110-385, 122 Stat. 4096 (to be codified at 15 U.S.C § 6554). 2 Call for Nominations, Online Safety and Technology Working Group, 73 Fed. Reg. 226 (Nov. 21, 2008), available at http://www.ntia.doc.gov/ frnotices/2008/FR_OnlineSafety_081121.pdf. VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:23 Feb 23, 2009 Jkt 217001 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Purpose GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0139] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Federal Acquisition and Community Right-ToKnow AGENCIES: Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice of request for comments regarding an extension to an existing OMB clearance (9000–0139). SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Secretariat will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a currently approved information collection requirement concerning Federal acquisition and community right-to-know. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 73 FR 56561, September 29, 2008. No comments were received. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of functions of the FAR, and whether it will have practical utility; whether our estimate of the public burden of this collection of information is accurate, and based on valid assumptions and methodology; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways in which we can minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, through the use of appropriate technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. DATES: Submit comments on or before March 26, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. William Clark, Contract Policy Division, GSA, at (202) 219–1813. ADDRESSES: Submit comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing this burden to: FAR Desk Officer, OMB, Room 10102, NEOB, Washington, DC 20503, and a copy to the General Services Administration, FAR Secretariat (VPR), 1800 F Street, NW, Room 4041, Washington, DC 20405. PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 FAR Subpart 23.9 and its associated solicitation provision and contract clause implement the requirements of E.O. 13148 of April 21, 2000, published in the Federal Register at 65 FR 24595, April 26, 2000. ‘‘Greening the Government through Leadership in Environmental Management.’’ The FAR coverage requires offerors, except for acquisitions of commercial items as defined in FAR Part 2, in competitive acquisitions over $100,000 (including options) and competitive 8(a) contracts, to certify that they will comply with applicable toxic chemical release reporting requirements of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act of 1986 (42 U.S.C. 11001–11050) and the Pollution Prevention Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. 13101–13109). B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 167,487. Responses per Respondent: 1. Annual Responses: 167,487. Hours per Response: 0.50. Total Burden Hours: 83,744. Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (VPR), Room 4041, Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 501–4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0139, Federal Acquisition and Community Right-toKnow, in all correspondence. Dated: February 19, 2009. Al Matera, Director, Contract Policy Division. [FR Doc. E9–3889 Filed 2–23–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army Army Science Board 2009 March Plenary Meeting Department of the Army, DoD. Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C., Appendix, as amended), the Sunshine in the Government Act of 1976 (U.S.C. § 552b, as amended) and 41 Code of the Federal Regulations (CFR §§ 102–3. 140 through 160, the Department of the Army announces the following committee meeting: Name of Committee: Army Science Board (ASB). 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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 9000-0139]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; 
Federal Acquisition and Community Right-To-Know

AGENCIES: Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration 
(GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

ACTION: Notice of request for comments regarding an extension to an 
existing OMB clearance (9000-0139).

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SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 
(44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 
Secretariat will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a currently 
approved information collection requirement concerning Federal 
acquisition and community right-to-know. A request for public comments 
was published in the Federal Register at 73 FR 56561, September 29, 
2008. No comments were received.
    Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this 
collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of 
functions of the FAR, and whether it will have practical utility; 
whether our estimate of the public burden of this collection of 
information is accurate, and based on valid assumptions and 
methodology; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and ways in which we can minimize the 
burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, 
through the use of appropriate technological collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology.

DATES: Submit comments on or before March 26, 2009.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. William Clark, Contract Policy 
Division, GSA, at (202) 219-1813.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments regarding this burden estimate or any other 
aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for 
reducing this burden to: FAR Desk Officer, OMB, Room 10102, NEOB, 
Washington, DC 20503, and a copy to the General Services 
Administration, FAR Secretariat (VPR), 1800 F Street, NW, Room 4041, 
Washington, DC 20405.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

A. Purpose

    FAR Subpart 23.9 and its associated solicitation provision and 
contract clause implement the requirements of E.O. 13148 of April 21, 
2000, published in the Federal Register at 65 FR 24595, April 26, 2000. 
``Greening the Government through Leadership in Environmental 
Management.'' The FAR coverage requires offerors, except for 
acquisitions of commercial items as defined in FAR Part 2, in 
competitive acquisitions over $100,000 (including options) and 
competitive 8(a) contracts, to certify that they will comply with 
applicable toxic chemical release reporting requirements of the 
Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act of 1986 (42 U.S.C. 
11001-11050) and the Pollution Prevention Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. 13101-
13109).

B. Annual Reporting Burden

    Respondents: 167,487.
    Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Annual Responses: 167,487.
    Hours per Response: 0.50.
    Total Burden Hours: 83,744.
    Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the 
information collection documents from the General Services 
Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (VPR), Room 4041, Washington, DC 
20405, telephone (202) 501-4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000-0139, 
Federal Acquisition and Community Right-to-Know, in all correspondence.

    Dated: February 19, 2009.
Al Matera,
Director, Contract Policy Division.
[FR Doc. E9-3889 Filed 2-23-09; 8:45 am]
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