Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests, 63130-63131 [E9-28819]

Download as PDF 63130 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 230 / Wednesday, December 2, 2009 / Notices Logistics Agency, 2001 Mission Drive, Suite 2, New Cumberland, PA 17070– 5004. For a list of system managers at the DLA Primary Level Field Activities, write to the EAGLE Project Manager. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests AGENCY: NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE: Individuals seeking to determine whether information about themselves is contained in this system of records should address written inquiries to the Privacy Act Office, Headquarters, Defense Logistics Agency, ATTN: DGA, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Suite 1644, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060–6221 or to the Privacy Act Office in the DLA Primary Level Field Activity where employed. Official mailing addresses are published as an appendix to DLA’s compilation of systems of records notices. Inquiry should contain the subject individual’s full name, User ID, return mailing address, and organizational location of employee. RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES: Individuals seeking access to information about themselves contained in this system of records should address written inquiries to the Privacy Act Office, Headquarters, Defense Logistics Agency, ATTN: DGA, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Suite 1644, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060–6221 or to the Privacy Act Office in the DLA Primary Level Field Activity where employed. Official mailing addresses are published as an appendix to DLA’s compilation of systems of records notices. Inquiry should contain the subject individual’s full name, User ID, return mailing address, and organizational location of employee. CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES: The DLA rules for accessing records, for contesting contents, and appealing initial agency determinations are contained in 32 CFR part 323, or may be obtained from the Privacy Act Office, Headquarters, Defense Logistics Agency, ATTN: DGA 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Suite 1644, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060–6221. mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES: Subject individuals, supervisors, timekeepers, leave slips, payroll office and payroll records, including automated payroll systems. EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM: None. [FR Doc. E9–28812 Filed 12–1–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P VerDate Nov<24>2008 18:28 Dec 01, 2009 Department of Education. The Acting 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. SUMMARY: Jkt 220001 DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before February 1, 2010. 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 Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, 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 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: November 25, 2009. Stephanie Valentine, Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management. Office of Elementary and Secondary Education Type of Review: Revision. Title: Mathematics and Science Partnerships Program: Annual Performance Report. Frequency: Annually. Affected Public: State, local or Tribal Gov’t, SEAs or LEAs. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 600. Burden Hours: 8,400. Abstract: Sections 2201–2203 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act describe information to be included in the annual performance report required of the Mathematics and Science Partnerships Grant program. Submission of the annual performance report (APR) via the data collection site has taken place since 2006 and will continue to occur between October 30 and November 30 of each year. If APR data submitted during this time frame are incomplete or inaccurate and/or if re-submission of data is requested by the state education agencies (SEAs), additional data collection may occur at other times throughout the year. The Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) report provides nationallevel achievement data for all: (1) The percentage of MSP teachers who significantly increase their content knowledge, as reflected in project-level pre- and post-assessments; (2) the percentage of students in classrooms of MSP teachers who score at the basic level or above in State assessments of mathematics or science; (3) the percentage of students in classrooms of MSP teachers who score at the proficient level or above in State assessments of mathematics or science measures. The national-level information includes an average of the percentage of proficient students in SEAs administering annual state performance examinations from the previous year to the current year. All projects are included in the GPRA report, regardless of when the project began implementation of their MSP grant. 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 4178. When you access the information collection, click on ‘‘Download Attachments’’ to view. Written requests for information should E:\FR\FM\02DEN1.SGM 02DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 230 / Wednesday, December 2, 2009 / Notices 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. E9–28819 Filed 12–1–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY [Case No. CAC–022] Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products: Publication of the Petition for Waiver and Granting the Application for Interim Waiver of Hallowell International From the Department of Energy Residential Central Air Conditioner and Heat Pump Test Procedure AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of Petition for Waiver, Granting an Application for Interim Waiver, and request for public comments. This notice announces receipt of and publishes the Hallowell International (Hallowell) Petition for Waiver (hereafter, ‘‘Petition’’) from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) test procedure for determining the energy consumption of residential central air conditioners and heat pumps for certain specified equipment. The waiver request pertains to Hallowell’s Boosted Compression heat pumps, a product line that uses three-stage technology to enable efficient heating at very low outdoor temperatures. The existing test procedure accounts for two-capacity compressors, but not three-capacity operation. Therefore, Hallowell has suggested an alternate test procedure to calculate the heating performance of its three-stage Boosted Compression products. DOE is soliciting comments, data, and information concerning Hallowell’s Petition and the suggested alternate test procedure. DOE is also granting an interim waiver to Hallowell. DATES: DOE will accept comments, data, and information with respect to the mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Nov<24>2008 18:28 Dec 01, 2009 Jkt 220001 Hallowell Petition until, but no later than January 4, 2010. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by case number [CAC–022], by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • E-mail: AS_Waiver_Requests@ee.doe.gov. Include either the case number [CAC– 022], and/or ‘‘Hallowell Petition’’ in the subject line of the message. • Mail: Ms. Brenda Edwards, U.S. Department of Energy, Building Technologies Program, Mailstop EE–2J, Petition for Waiver Case No. RF–008, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20585–0121. Telephone: (202) 586–2945. Please submit one signed original paper copy. • Hand Delivery/Courier: Ms. Brenda Edwards, U.S. Department of Energy, Building Technologies Program, 950 L’Enfant Plaza, SW., Suite 600, Washington, DC 20024. Please submit one signed original paper copy. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name and case number for this proceeding. Submit electronic comments in WordPerfect, Microsoft Word, Portable Document Format (PDF), or text (American Standard Code for Information Interchange (ASCII)) file format, and avoid the use of special characters or any form of encryption. Wherever possible, include the electronic signature of the author. DOE does not accept telefacsimiles (faxes). Any person submitting written comments must also send a copy of such comments to the petitioner, pursuant to 10 CFR 430.27(d). The contact information for the petitioner is: Mr. Joseph M. Gross, Design Engineer, Hallowell International, 110 Hildreth Street, Bangor, ME 04401. Telephone: (207) 990–5600 x121. E-mail: jgross@gotohallowell.com. According to 10 CFR 1004.11, any person submitting information that he or she believes to be confidential and exempt by law from public disclosure should submit two copies: one copy of the document including all the information believed to be confidential, and one copy of the document with the information believed to be confidential deleted. DOE will make its own determination about the confidential status of the information and treat it according to its determination. Docket: For access to the docket to review the background documents relevant to this matter, you may visit the U.S. Department of Energy, 950 L’Enfant Plaza, SW., (Resource Room of the PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 63131 Building Technologies Program), Washington, DC 20024; (202) 586–2945, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Available documents include the following items: (1) This notice; (2) public comments received; (3) the Petition for Waiver and Application for Interim Waiver; and (4) prior DOE rulemakings regarding similar central air conditioning and heat pump equipment. Please call Ms. Brenda Edwards at the above telephone number for additional information regarding visiting the Resource Room. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Michael G. Raymond, U.S. Department of Energy, Building Technologies Program, Mail Stop EE–2J, Forrestal Building, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20585–0121. Telephone: (202) 586–9611. E-mail: Michael.Raymond@ee.doe.gov. Francine Pinto or Eric Stas, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of the General Counsel, Mail Stop GC–72, Forrestal Building, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20585– 0103. Telephone: (202) 586–9507. Email: Francine.Pinto@hq.doe.gov or Eric.Stas@hq.doe.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Background and Authority II. Petition for Waiver III. Application for Interim Waiver IV. Alternate Test Procedure V. Summary and Request for Comments VI. I. Background and Authority Title III of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA) sets forth a variety of provisions concerning energy efficiency. Part A of Title III establishes the Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products Other Than Automobiles.1 (42 U.S.C. 6291–6309) This notice involves residential products under Part A, and EPCA specifically includes definitions, test procedures, labeling provisions, energy conservation standards, and the authority to require information and reports from manufacturers. With respect to test procedures, Part A generally authorizes the Secretary of Energy (the Secretary) to prescribe test procedures that are reasonably designed to produce results which reflect energy efficiency, energy use, and estimated annual operating costs, and that are not unduly burdensome to conduct. (42 U.S.C. 6293(b)(3)) 1 These two parts were originally titled Parts B and C, but were redesignated as Parts A and A–1 in the United States Code for editorial reasons. E:\FR\FM\02DEN1.SGM 02DEN1

Agencies

[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 230 (Wednesday, December 2, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 63130-63131]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-28819]


=======================================================================
-----------------------------------------------------------------------

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests

AGENCY: Department of Education.

SUMMARY: The Acting 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 
February 1, 2010.

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 Acting Director, Information Collection 
Clearance Division, 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 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: November 25, 2009.
Stephanie Valentine,
Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Regulatory 
Information Management Services, Office of Management.
    Office of Elementary and Secondary Education
    Type of Review: Revision.
    Title: Mathematics and Science Partnerships Program: Annual 
Performance Report.
    Frequency: Annually.
    Affected Public: State, local or Tribal Gov't, SEAs or LEAs.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:
     Responses: 600.
     Burden Hours: 8,400.
    Abstract: Sections 2201-2203 of the Elementary and Secondary 
Education Act describe information to be included in the annual 
performance report required of the Mathematics and Science Partnerships 
Grant program. Submission of the annual performance report (APR) via 
the data collection site has taken place since 2006 and will continue 
to occur between October 30 and November 30 of each year. If APR data 
submitted during this time frame are incomplete or inaccurate and/or if 
re-submission of data is requested by the state education agencies 
(SEAs), additional data collection may occur at other times throughout 
the year. The Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) report 
provides national-level achievement data for all: (1) The percentage of 
MSP teachers who significantly increase their content knowledge, as 
reflected in project-level pre- and post-assessments; (2) the 
percentage of students in classrooms of MSP teachers who score at the 
basic level or above in State assessments of mathematics or science; 
(3) the percentage of students in classrooms of MSP teachers who score 
at the proficient level or above in State assessments of mathematics or 
science measures. The national-level information includes an average of 
the percentage of proficient students in SEAs administering annual 
state performance examinations from the previous year to the current 
year. All projects are included in the GPRA report, regardless of when 
the project began implementation of their MSP grant.
    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 4178. When 
you access the information collection, click on ``Download 
Attachments'' to view. Written requests for information should

[[Page 63131]]

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. E9-28819 Filed 12-1-09; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4000-01-P