Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests, 9224-9225 [E9-4461]

Download as PDF 9224 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 40 / Tuesday, March 3, 2009 / Notices document. The species that applicants may take in small numbers during EROS activities are bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus), Atlantic spotted dolphins (Stenella frontalis), pantropical spotted dolphins (Stenella attenuata), Clymene dolphins (Stenella clymene), striped dolphins (Stenella coeruleoalba), spinner dolphins (Stenella longirostris), rough-toothed dolphins (Steno bredanensis), Risso’s dolphins (Grampus griseus), melonheaded whales (Peponocephala electra), pilot whales (Globicephala macrorhynchus), and sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus). Pursuant to these regulations, NMFS has issued an LOA to Demex Internatioal, Inc. and to Energy Resource Technology GOM, Inc. Issuance of the LOAs is based on a finding made in the preamble to the final rule that the total taking by these activities (with monitoring, mitigation, and reporting measures) will result in no more than a negligible impact on the affected species or stock(s) of marine mammals and will not have an unmitigable adverse impact on subsistence uses. NMFS also finds that the applicant will meet the requirements contained in the implementing regulations and LOA, including monitoring, mitigation, and reporting requirements. Dated: February 25, 2009. James H. Lecky, Director, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E9–4482 Filed 3–2–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0154] mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; DavisBacon Act—Price Adjustment (Actual Method) AGENCIES: Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice of request for public comments regarding an extension to an existing OMB clearance. SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:42 Mar 02, 2009 Jkt 217001 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 davis-bacon act price adjustment (actual method). A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 73 FR 67488, November 14, 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 April 2, 2009. ADDRESSES: Submit comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing this burden to the General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (VPR), 1800 F Street, NW, Room 4041, Washington, DC 20405. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT Mr. Ernest Woodson, Contract Policy Division, GSA, (202) 501–3775. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Purpose The clause at 52.222–32, Davis-Bacon Act—Price Adjustment (Actual Method), requires that a contractor must submit at the exercise of each option to extend the term of the contract, a statement of the amount claimed for incorporation of the most current wage determination by the Department of Labor, and any relevant supporting data, including payroll records, that the contracting officer may reasonably require. The contracting officer may include this clause in fixed-price solicitations and contracts, subject to the DavisBacon Act, that will contain option provisions to extend the term of the contract and the Contracting Officer determines the most appropriate method to establish contract price is the method at 22.404–12(c)(3). B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 900. PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Responses Per Respondent: 1. Annual Responses: 900. Hours Per Response: 90. Total Burden Hours: 81,000. OBTAINING COPIES OF PROPOSALS: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (VPR), Room 4035, 1800 F Street, NW, Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 501–4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0154, Davis-Bacon Act—Price Adjustment (Actual Method), in all correspondence. Dated: February 26, 2009. Al Matera, Director, Office of Acquisition Policy. [FR Doc. E9–4442 Filed 3–2–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–S DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests 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 May 4, 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 Direct, 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 AGENCY: SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\03MRN1.SGM 03MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 40 / Tuesday, March 3, 2009 / Notices 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: February 25, 2009. Angela C. Arrington, Director, Information Collections Clearance Division, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management. 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. E9–4461 Filed 3–2–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request AGENCY: ACTION: Department of Education. Correction notice. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Federal Student Aid Type of Review: Extension. Title: Guaranty Agency Financial Report. Frequency: Monthly and Annually. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit; State, Local, or Tribal Gov’t, SEAs or LEAs. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 468. Burden Hours: 25,740. Abstract: The Guaranty Agency Financial Report (GAFR), ED Form 2000, is used by the thirty-six (36) guaranty agencies under the FFEL program, authorized by Title IV, Part B of the HEA of 1965, as amended. Guaranty agencies use the GAFR to: (1) Request reinsurance from ED; (2) request payment on death, disability, closed school, and false certification claim payments to lenders; (3) remit to ED refunds on rehabilitated loans and consolidation loans; (4) remit to ED default and wage garnishment collections. ED also uses report data to monitor the guaranty agency’s financial activities (agency federal fund and agency operating fund) and each agency’s Federal receivable balance. 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 3949. When you access the information collection, click on ‘‘Download Attachments’’ to view. Written requests for information should be addressed to Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., LBJ, Washington, DC 20202–4537. Requests may also be electronically VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:42 Mar 02, 2009 Jkt 217001 SUMMARY: On February 25, 2009, the Department of Education published a comment period notice in the Federal Register (Page 8515, Column 2) for the information collection, ‘‘Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Deferment Request Forms’’. This notice amends the invitation for comment period for interested persons to March 27, 2009. The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management, hereby issues a correction notice as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Dated: February 26, 2009. Angela C. Arrington, IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management. [FR Doc. E9–4462 Filed 3–2–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Office of Elementary and Secondary Education; Overview Information; Early Reading First Program; Notice Inviting Applications for New Awards for Fiscal Year (FY) 2009. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Numbers: 84.359A and B. Dates: Applications Available: March 3, 2009. Deadline for Transmittal of PreApplications: April 2, 2009. Deadline for Transmittal of Full Applications: June 16, 2009 (for applicants invited to submit full applications only). Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: August 17, 2009. PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 9225 Full Text of Announcement I. Funding Opportunity Description Purpose of Program: This program supports local efforts to enhance the oral language, cognitive, and early reading skills of preschool-aged children, especially those from lowincome families, through strategies, materials, and professional development that are grounded in scientifically based reading research. The specific activities for which recipients must use grant funds are identified in section 1222(d) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended (ESEA). This and other relevant provisions of the ESEA are included in the application package. Statutory Requirements: All applicants must meet the application requirements established in section 1222(b) of the ESEA in order to be considered for funding. All applications must include a description of the following: (1) The programs to be served by the proposed project, including demographic and socioeconomic information on the preschool-aged children enrolled in the programs; (2) How the proposed project will enhance the school readiness of preschool-aged children in high-quality oral language and literature-rich environments; (3) How the proposed project will prepare and provide ongoing assistance to staff in the programs, through professional development and other support, in providing high-quality language, literacy, and prereading activities using scientifically based reading research, for preschool-aged children; (4) How the proposed project will provide services and use instructional materials that are based on scientifically based reading research on early language acquisition, prereading activities, and the development of spoken vocabulary skills; (5) How the proposed project will help staff in the programs to meet more effectively the diverse needs of preschool-aged children in the community, including such children with limited English proficiency, disabilities, or other special needs; (6) How the proposed project will integrate such instructional materials and literacy activities with existing preschool programs and family literacy services; (7) How the proposed project will help children, particularly children experiencing difficulty with spoken language, prereading, and early reading E:\FR\FM\03MRN1.SGM 03MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 40 (Tuesday, March 3, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 9224-9225]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-4461]


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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 
May 4, 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 Direct, 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

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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: February 25, 2009.
Angela C. Arrington,
Director, Information Collections Clearance Division, Regulatory 
Information Management Services, Office of Management.

Federal Student Aid

    Type of Review: Extension.
    Title: Guaranty Agency Financial Report.
    Frequency: Monthly and Annually.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit; State, Local, or 
Tribal Gov't, SEAs or LEAs.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:
     Responses: 468.
     Burden Hours: 25,740.
    Abstract: The Guaranty Agency Financial Report (GAFR), ED Form 
2000, is used by the thirty-six (36) guaranty agencies under the FFEL 
program, authorized by Title IV, Part B of the HEA of 1965, as amended. 
Guaranty agencies use the GAFR to: (1) Request reinsurance from ED; (2) 
request payment on death, disability, closed school, and false 
certification claim payments to lenders; (3) remit to ED refunds on 
rehabilitated loans and consolidation loans; (4) remit to ED default 
and wage garnishment collections. ED also uses report data to monitor 
the guaranty agency's financial activities (agency federal fund and 
agency operating fund) and each agency's Federal receivable balance.
    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 3949. When 
you access the information collection, click on ``Download 
Attachments'' to view. Written requests for information should be 
addressed to 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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