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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 230 / Wednesday, December 2, 2009 / Notices including whether the proposed rule change is consistent with the Act. Comments may be submitted by any of the following methods: mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES Electronic Comments • Use the Commission’s Internet comment form (http://www.sec.gov/ rules/sro.shtml); or • Send an e-mail to rulecomments@sec.gov. Please include File Number SR–FINRA–2009–072 on the subject line. DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 6547] U.S. Department of State Advisory Committee on Private International Law: Organization of American States (OAS) Specialized Conference on Private International Law (CIDIP) Study Group The Working Group on Conflicts of Law previously established under the Department of State Advisory Committee on Private International Law Paper Comments has been renamed the OAS CIDIP Study • Send paper comments in triplicate Group to reflect a broader scope of to Elizabeth M. 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All The United States is exploring the submissions should refer to File process for obtaining official corrections Number SR–FINRA–2009–072 and to the English text of the Convention to should be submitted on or before conform to the Spanish version. Copies December 23, 2009. of proposed corrections to the English For the Commission, by the Division of text can be obtained through the contact Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated points listed below. Other developments authority.8 which may be relevant to work at the Elizabeth M. Murphy, OAS include the proposal at UNCITRAL Secretary. for future work on on-line dispute [FR Doc. 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Public Participation: Advisory Committee Study Group meetings are open to the public. Persons wishing to attend must contact Trisha Smeltzer at smeltzertk@state.gov or 202–776–8423 and provide their name, e-mail address, and affiliation(s) if any. Please contact Ms. Smeltzer for additional meeting information, any of the documents referenced above, or dial-in information on the conference call. A member of the public needing reasonable accommodation should advise those same contacts not later than December 9th. Requests made after that date will be considered, but might not be able to be fulfilled. Persons who cannot attend or participate by conference call but who wish to comment on any of the topics referred to above are welcome to do so by e-mail to Michael Dennis at DennisMJ@state.gov or Hugh Stevenson at hstevenson@ftc.gov. Dated: November 25, 2009. Michael Dennis, Attorney-Adviser, Office of Private International Law, Office of the Legal Adviser, Department of State. [FR Doc. E9–28837 Filed 12–1–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–08–P TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT AGENCY Notice of Public Information Collection Requirements Submitted to OMB for Review AGENCY: United States Trade and Development Agency. ACTION: Request for Comments. SUMMARY: U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has submitted the following information collection to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. USTDA published its first Federal E:\FR\FM\02DEN1.SGM 02DEN1 63170 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 230 / Wednesday, December 2, 2009 / Notices Register Notice on this information collection request on September 24, 2009, at 74 FR 48807, at which time a 60-day comment period was announced. The comment period ended November 23, 2009. No comments were received in response to this notice. Comments are again being solicited on the following proposed information collection concerning: (a) 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; (b) 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; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to 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 submission of responses. DATES: Comments must be received by OMB by January 4, 2010. ADDRESSES: Copies of the subject form and the request for review prepared for submission to OMB may be obtained from the Agency Submitting Officer. Comments on the form should be addressed as follows: Attention: Desk Officer for USTDA, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Washington, DC 20503. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carolyn Hum, Attn: PRA, 1000 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 1600, Arlington, VA 22209–3901; Tel.: (703) 875–4357, Fax: (703) 875–4009, E-mail: chum@ustda.gov. mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Type of Request: New collection. Title: Evaluation of USTDA Performance. Form Number: USTDA 1000E–2009a. Frequency of Use: annually for duration of project. Type of Respondents: Business or other for profit; Not-for-profit institutions; Farms; Federal Government. Description of Affected Public: U.S. companies and other entities that participate in USTDA-funded activities. Reporting Hours: 1000 hours per year. Number of Responses: 3000 per year. Federal Cost: $425,000 per year. Authority for Information Collection: Government Performance and Results VerDate Nov<24>2008 18:28 Dec 01, 2009 Jkt 220001 Act of 1993; 103 Public Law 62; 107 Stat. 285. Abstract (Needs and Uses): USTDA and contractors will collect information from various stakeholders on USTDAfunded activities regarding developmental impact and/or commercial objectives as well as evaluate success regarding GPRA and OMB PART objectives. Dated: November 27, 2009. Carolyn Hum, Administrative Officer. [FR Doc. E9–28847 Filed 12–1–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8040–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION National Highway Traffic Safety Administration [U.S. DOT Docket No. NHTSA–2009–0142] Reports, Forms, and Record Keeping Requirements AGENCY: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), DOT. ACTION: Request for public comment. SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and the expected burden. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before February 1, 2010. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to the U.S. Department of Transportation Dockets, 1200 New Jersey Ave., SE., W46–474, Washington, DC 20590. Docket No. NHTSA–2009– 0142. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Scott Roberts, Ph.D., Contracting Officer’s Technical Representative, Office of Behavioral Safety Research (NTI–132), National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 1200 New Jersey Ave., SE., W46–495, Washington, DC 20590. Dr. Roberts’ phone number is 202–366–5594 and his e-mail address is Scott.Roberts@dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Focus Groups to Develop Strategic Messaging for Distracted Driving Programs. Type of Request: Emergency clearance. Requested Expiration Date of Approval: 180 days from approval date. Abstract: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 was established by the Highway Safety Act of 1970 (23 U.S.C. 101) to carry out a Congressional mandate to reduce the mounting number of deaths, injuries, and economic losses resulting from motor vehicle crashes on the Nation’s highways. In support of this mission, NHTSA proposes to conduct a limited number of focus group sessions with members of the general public to test and refine its strategic messaging. Affected Public: A maximum of 24 focus group sessions, lasting 90 minutes, will be held with nine participants in each session. Participation by all respondents would be voluntary, and respondents will receive $75 for their participation. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 324 hours. Comments are invited on the following: (i) 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; (ii) 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; (iii) How to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (iv) How to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. A comment to OMB is most effective if OMB receives it within 30 days of publication. Authority: 44 U.S.C. Section 3506(c)(2)(A) Jeff Michael, Associate Administrator, Research and Program Development. [FR Doc. E9–28838 Filed 12–1–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–59–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Agency Information Collection Activity Seeking OMB Approval AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The FAA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) revision of a current information E:\FR\FM\02DEN1.SGM 02DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 230 (Wednesday, December 2, 2009)]
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TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT AGENCY


Notice of Public Information Collection Requirements Submitted to 
OMB for Review

AGENCY: United States Trade and Development Agency.

ACTION: Request for Comments.

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SUMMARY: U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has submitted the 
following information collection to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995. USTDA published its first Federal

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Register Notice on this information collection request on September 24, 
2009, at 74 FR 48807, at which time a 60-day comment period was 
announced. The comment period ended November 23, 2009. No comments were 
received in response to this notice.
    Comments are again being solicited on the following proposed 
information collection concerning: (a) 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; (b) 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; (c) ways to enhance the quality, 
utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways 
to 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 
submission of responses.

DATES: Comments must be received by OMB by January 4, 2010.

ADDRESSES: Copies of the subject form and the request for review 
prepared for submission to OMB may be obtained from the Agency 
Submitting Officer. Comments on the form should be addressed as 
follows: Attention: Desk Officer for USTDA, Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Washington, 
DC 20503.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carolyn Hum, Attn: PRA, 1000 Wilson 
Boulevard, Suite 1600, Arlington, VA 22209-3901; Tel.: (703) 875-4357, 
Fax: (703) 875-4009, E-mail: chum@ustda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Type of Request: New collection.
    Title: Evaluation of USTDA Performance.
    Form Number: USTDA 1000E-2009a.
    Frequency of Use: annually for duration of project.
    Type of Respondents: Business or other for profit; Not-for-profit 
institutions; Farms; Federal Government.
    Description of Affected Public: U.S. companies and other entities 
that participate in USTDA-funded activities.
    Reporting Hours: 1000 hours per year.
    Number of Responses: 3000 per year.
    Federal Cost: $425,000 per year.
    Authority for Information Collection: Government Performance and 
Results Act of 1993; 103 Public Law 62; 107 Stat. 285.
    Abstract (Needs and Uses): USTDA and contractors will collect 
information from various stakeholders on USTDA-funded activities 
regarding developmental impact and/or commercial objectives as well as 
evaluate success regarding GPRA and OMB PART objectives.

    Dated: November 27, 2009.
Carolyn Hum,
Administrative Officer.
[FR Doc. E9-28847 Filed 12-1-09; 8:45 am]
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