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Download as PDF 61378 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 225 / Tuesday, November 24, 2009 / Notices III. Data They will also become a matter of public record. Lori Parker, NASA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E9–28122 Filed 11–23–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7510–13–P NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION Notice of Information Collection AGENCY: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Notice: (09–102). ACTION: Notice of information collection. SUMMARY: The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). DATES: All comments should be submitted within 60 calendar days from the date of this publication. ADDRESSES: All comments should be addressed to Lori Parker, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC 20546–0001. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument(s) and instructions should be directed to Lori Parker, NASA PRA Officer, NASA Headquarters, 300 E Street, SW., JF000, Washington, DC 20546, (202) 358–1351, Lori.Parker-1@nasa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: WReier-Aviles on DSKGBLS3C1PROD with NOTICES I. Abstract NASA grants patent licenses for the commercial application of NASAowned inventions. Each licensee is required to report annually on it activities in commercializing its licensed invention(s) and on any royalties due. NASA attorneys use this information to determine of a licensee is achieving and maintaining practical application of the licensed inventions as required by its license agreement. II. Method of Collection The current paper-based system is used to collect the information. It is deemed not cost effective to collect the information using a Web site form since the reports submitted vary significantly in format and volume. VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:15 Nov 23, 2009 Jkt 220001 Title: Patent License Report. OMB Number: 2700–0010. Type of review: Extension of currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit; individuals or households. Number of Respondents: 90. Responses per Respondent: 1. Annual Responses: 90. Hours per Request: 0.5 hour. Annual Burden Hours: 45. Frequency of Report: Annually. IV. Request for Comments Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of NASA, including whether the information collected has practical utility; (2) the accuracy of NASA’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection. They will also become a matter of public record. Lori Parker, NASA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E9–28123 Filed 11–23–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7510–13–P THE NATIONAL FOUNDATION ON THE ARTS AND HUMANITIES Proposed Collection, Museums for America Grant Program Evaluation Institute of Museum and Library Services. ACTION: Notice, request for comments, collection of information AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance consultation program to provide the general public and federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.).This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. The purpose of this Notice is to solicit comments concerning the proposed IMLS study of the impacts of the IMLS Museums for America Grant Program. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the addressee section of this notice. DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the addressee section below on or before January 15, 2010. IMLS is particularly interested in comments that help the agency to: • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; • Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and • Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques, or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submissions of responses. ADDRESSES: Send comments to: Erica Pastore, Program Analyst, Institute of Museum and Library Services, 1800 M St., NW., Washington, DC 20036. Telephone: 202–653–4647, Fax: 202– 653–4611 or by e-mail at epastore@imls.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) is an independent Federal grant-making agency and is the primary source of federal support for the Nation’s 123,000 libraries and 17,500 museums. IMLS provides a variety of grant programs to assist the Nation’s museums and libraries in improving their operations and enhancing their services to the public. IMLS is responsible for identifying national needs for, and trends of, museum and library services funded by IMLS; reporting on the impact and effectiveness of programs conducted with funds made available by IMLS in addressing such needs; and identifying, E:\FR\FM\24NON1.SGM 24NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 225 / Tuesday, November 24, 2009 / Notices and disseminating information on, the best practices of such programs. (20 U.S.C. 9108). This Notice is to solicit comments on a program evaluation of the IMLS Museums for America Grant Program, which began in 2004. II. Current Actions WReier-Aviles on DSKGBLS3C1PROD with NOTICES A current IMLS research initiative is an analysis of grants made to museums through the Museums for America program between 2004 and 2009. The goal is to assess the outcomes and impact of such grants on institutions and their communities. As part of this research initiative, a survey, which is the subject of this Notice, will be undertaken to solicit information from past successful and unsuccessful grant applicants about the application process and the subsequent results on their programs. A small number of museum staff will be interviewed by phone or in person as part of the project case studies. These information collections will be developed based on what is needed to undertake an analysis and case studies of grant results. The information IMLS collects will build on, but not duplicate existing or ongoing collections. Agency: Institute of Museum and Library Services. Title: Museums for America Grant Program Evaluation. OMB Number: To be determined. Agency Number: 3137. Frequency: One time. Affected Public: Museums. Number of Respondents: To be determined. Estimated Time per Respondent: To be determined. Total Burden Hours: To be determined. Total Annualized capital/startup costs: To be determined. Total Annual costs: To be determined. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Erica Pastore, Program Analyst, Office of Policy, Planning, Research and Communication, Institute of Museum and Library Services, 1800 M St., NW., Washington, DC 20036, e-mail: epastore@imls.gov or telephone (202) 653–4647. Dated: November 17, 2009. Kim Miller, Management Analyst, Office of Policy, Planning, Research, and Communication. [FR Doc. 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This meeting will be webcast live at the Web address—http://www.nrc.gov. PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Tuesday, December 8, 2009 This meeting will be webcast live at the Web address—http://www.nrc.gov. Week of December 14, 2009—Tentative There are no meetings scheduled for the week of December 14, 2009. Week of December 21, 2009—Tentative There are no meetings scheduled for the week of December 21, 2009. Week of December 28, 2009—Tentative There are no meetings scheduled for the week of December 28, 2009. * * * * * * The schedule for Commission meetings is subject to change on short notice. To verify the status of meetings, call (recording)—(301) 415–1292. Contact person for more information: Rochelle Bavol, (301) 415–1651. * * * * * The NRC Commission Meeting Schedule can be found on the Internet at: http://www.nrc.gov/about-nrc/policymaking/schedule.html. * * * * * The NRC provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities where appropriate. 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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 225 (Tuesday, November 24, 2009)]
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THE NATIONAL FOUNDATION ON THE ARTS AND HUMANITIES


Proposed Collection, Museums for America Grant Program Evaluation

AGENCY: Institute of Museum and Library Services.

ACTION: Notice, request for comments, collection of information

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SUMMARY: The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), as part 
of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, 
conducts a preclearance consultation program to provide the general 
public and federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed 
and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the 
Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.).This program helps to 
ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, 
reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, 
collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of 
collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. The 
purpose of this Notice is to solicit comments concerning the proposed 
IMLS study of the impacts of the IMLS Museums for America Grant 
Program.
    A copy of the proposed information collection request can be 
obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the addressee 
section of this notice.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the 
addressee section below on or before January 15, 2010. IMLS is 
particularly interested in comments that help the agency to:
     Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, 
including whether the information will have practical utility;
     Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the 
burden of the proposed collection of information including the validity 
of the methodology and assumptions used;
     Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and
     Minimize the burden of the collection of information on 
those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate 
automated electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection 
techniques, or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting 
electronic submissions of responses.

ADDRESSES: Send comments to: Erica Pastore, Program Analyst, Institute 
of Museum and Library Services, 1800 M St., NW., Washington, DC 20036. 
Telephone: 202-653-4647, Fax: 202-653-4611 or by e-mail at 
epastore@imls.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Background

    The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) is an 
independent Federal grant-making agency and is the primary source of 
federal support for the Nation's 123,000 libraries and 17,500 museums. 
IMLS provides a variety of grant programs to assist the Nation's 
museums and libraries in improving their operations and enhancing their 
services to the public. IMLS is responsible for identifying national 
needs for, and trends of, museum and library services funded by IMLS; 
reporting on the impact and effectiveness of programs conducted with 
funds made available by IMLS in addressing such needs; and identifying,

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and disseminating information on, the best practices of such programs. 
(20 U.S.C. 9108). This Notice is to solicit comments on a program 
evaluation of the IMLS Museums for America Grant Program, which began 
in 2004.

II. Current Actions

    A current IMLS research initiative is an analysis of grants made to 
museums through the Museums for America program between 2004 and 2009. 
The goal is to assess the outcomes and impact of such grants on 
institutions and their communities. As part of this research 
initiative, a survey, which is the subject of this Notice, will be 
undertaken to solicit information from past successful and unsuccessful 
grant applicants about the application process and the subsequent 
results on their programs. A small number of museum staff will be 
interviewed by phone or in person as part of the project case studies. 
These information collections will be developed based on what is needed 
to undertake an analysis and case studies of grant results. The 
information IMLS collects will build on, but not duplicate existing or 
ongoing collections.
    Agency: Institute of Museum and Library Services.
    Title: Museums for America Grant Program Evaluation.
    OMB Number: To be determined.
    Agency Number: 3137.
    Frequency: One time.
    Affected Public: Museums.
    Number of Respondents: To be determined.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: To be determined.
    Total Burden Hours: To be determined.
    Total Annualized capital/startup costs: To be determined.
    Total Annual costs: To be determined.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Erica Pastore, Program Analyst, Office 
of Policy, Planning, Research and Communication, Institute of Museum 
and Library Services, 1800 M St., NW., Washington, DC 20036, e-mail: 
epastore@imls.gov or telephone (202) 653-4647.

    Dated: November 17, 2009.
Kim Miller,
Management Analyst, Office of Policy, Planning, Research, and 
Communication.
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