Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests, 345-346 [E9-31265]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 2 / Tuesday, January 5, 2010 / Notices Standing and Special Spiny Lobster Scientific Statistical Committees will review the terms of reference for an upcoming update assessment and make recommendations for the Gulf and South Atlantic Fishery Management Councils to consider. The Standing and Special Reef Fish Scientific Statistical Committees will review potential species groupings for the Generic Annual Catch Limits and Accountability Measures Amendment. They will also review progress on development of an Acceptable Biological Catch Control Rule for data-poor species that will be included in the Generic Amendment. Finally, the Scientific and Statistical Committee will review the National Standard 2 guidelines and possibly provide recommendations to the Council. Copies of the agenda and other related materials can be obtained by calling 813–348–1630 or can be downloaded from the Council’s ftp site, ftp.gulfcouncil.org. 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Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Tina O’Hern at the Council (see ADDRESSES) at least five working days prior to the meeting. srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with PROPOSALS Dated: December 30, 2009. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E9–31230 Filed 1–4–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests AGENCY: Department of Education. VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:41 Jan 04, 2010 Jkt 220001 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 March 8, 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: December 30, 2009. James Hyler, Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management. Office of Postsecondary Education Type of Review: New. PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 345 Title: Application for Grants under the Predominantly Black Institutions Program. Frequency: Annually. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit; Not-for-profit institutions. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 30. Burden Hours: 600. Abstract: The Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (HEOA) amended Title III, Part A of the Higher Education Act to include Section 318— The Predominantly Black Institutions (PBI) Program. Unlike the previous PBI Program (authorized by the College Cost Reduction and Access Act of 2007), which was competitive and focused on programs in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields, the PBI program authorized under the HEOA is an institutional aid program and grants are based on a formula rather than being competitive. All institutions who qualify as PBIs and submit the required materials will receive a portion of the total appropriation based on a formula. The PBI Program makes grant awards to eligible colleges and universities to plan, develop, undertake and implement programs to enhance the institution’s capacity to serve more lowand middle-income Black American students; to expand higher education opportunities for eligible students by encouraging college preparation and student persistence in secondary school and postsecondary education; and to strengthen the financial ability of the institution to serve the academic needs of these students. Allowable activities are numerous and include academic instruction, teacher education, faculty development, equipment purchase, construction and maintenance, and tutoring and counseling services. This information collection is necessary to comply with Section 318 of Title III, Part A of the HEA as amended. 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 4160. When you access the information collection, click on ‘‘Download Attachments’’ to view. Written requests for information should 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. E:\FR\FM\05JAN1.SGM 05JAN1 346 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 2 / Tuesday, January 5, 2010 / Notices 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. E9–31265 Filed 1–4–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY State Energy Advisory Board (STEAB) Department of Energy. Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with PROPOSALS ACTION: SUMMARY: This notice announces a Board Meeting of the State Energy Advisory Board (STEAB). The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. No. 92–463; 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register. DATES: March 9–10, 2010, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. March 11, 2010, 8 a.m.–12 p.m. ADDRESSES: Marriott Metro Center, 775 12th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gary Burch, STEAB Designated Federal Officer, Senior Management Technical Advisor, Intergovernmental Projects, Golden Field Office, U.S. Department of Energy, 1617 Cole Boulevard, Golden, CO 80401, Telephone 303–275–4801. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose of the Board: To make recommendations to the Assistant Secretary for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy regarding goals and objectives, programmatic and administrative policies, and to otherwise carry out the Board’s responsibilities as designated in the State Energy Efficiency Programs Improvement Act of 1990 (Pub. L. No. 101–440). Tentative Agenda: Discuss ways the State Energy Advisory Board can continue to support the Department of Energy’s (DOE) commercialization and deployment efforts, consider potential collaborative activities with State Energy Programs in order to facilitate renewable energy advancement, find ways to encourage energy efficiency market transformation, and update members on routine business matters affecting the Board. Public Participation: The meeting is open to the public. Written statements may be filed with the Board either before or after the meeting. Members of the public who wish to make oral statements pertaining to agenda items VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:41 Jan 04, 2010 Jkt 220001 should contact Gary Burch at the address or telephone number listed above. Requests to make oral comments must be received five days prior to the meeting; reasonable provision will be made to include requested topic(s) on the agenda. The Chair of the Board is empowered to conduct the meeting in a fashion that will facilitate the orderly conduct of business. Minutes: The minutes of the meeting will be available for public review and copying within 60 days on the STEAB Web site, http://www.steab.org. Issued at Washington, DC, on December 29, 2009. Rachel Samuel, Deputy Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. E9–31235 Filed 1–4–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Environmental Management SiteSpecific Advisory Board, Idaho National Laboratory Department of Energy. Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB), Idaho National Laboratory. The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. No. 92–463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register. DATES: Wednesday, January 20, 2010, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Opportunities for public participation will be from 1:30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. and from 3:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. These times are subject to change; please contact the Federal Coordinator (below) for confirmation of times prior to the meeting. ADDRESSES: Hilton Garden Inn, 700 Lindsay Boulevard, Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert L. Pence, Federal Coordinator, Department of Energy, Idaho Operations Office, 1955 Fremont Avenue, MS– 1203, Idaho Falls, ID 83415. Phone (208) 526–6518; Fax (208) 526–8789 or e-mail: pencerl@id.doe.gov or visit the Board’s Internet home page at: http:// www.inlemcab.org. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose of the Board: The purpose of the Board is to make recommendations to DOE–EM in the areas of environmental restoration, waste management, and related activities. PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Tentative Topics (agenda topics may change up to the day of the meeting; please contact Robert L. Pence for the most current agenda): • Progress to Cleanup. • InSitu Grouting—Draft Remedial Design and Remedial Action Work Plan. • Update on Hot Cell Engineering Evaluation and Cost Analysis. • Radiation Tutorial and Education. • Update on Calcine Record of Decision. Public Participation: The EM SSAB, Idaho National Laboratory, welcomes the attendance of the public at its advisory committee meetings and will make every effort to accommodate persons with physical disabilities or special needs. If you require special accommodations due to a disability, please contact Robert L. Pence at least seven days in advance of the meeting at the phone number listed above. Written statements may be filed with the Board either before or after the meeting. Individuals who wish to make oral presentations pertaining to agenda items should contact Robert L. Pence at the address or telephone number listed above. The request must be received five days prior to the meeting and reasonable provision will be made to include the presentation in the agenda. The Deputy Designated Federal Officer is empowered to conduct the meeting in a fashion that will facilitate the orderly conduct of business. Individuals wishing to make public comments will be provided a maximum of five minutes to present their comments. Minutes: Minutes will be available by writing or calling Robert L. Pence, Federal Coordinator, at the address and phone number listed above. Minutes will also be available at the following Web site: http://www.inlemcab.org/ meetings.html. Issued at Washington, DC on December 29, 2009. Rachel Samuel, Deputy Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. E9–31236 Filed 1–4–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Proposed Subsequent Arrangement AGENCY: Office of International Regimes and Agreements, Department of Energy. 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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 2 (Tuesday, January 5, 2010)]
[Notices]
[Pages 345-346]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-31265]


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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 
March 8, 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: December 30, 2009.
James Hyler,
Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Regulatory 
Information Management Services, Office of Management.

Office of Postsecondary Education

    Type of Review: New.
    Title: Application for Grants under the Predominantly Black 
Institutions Program.
    Frequency: Annually.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit; Not-for-profit 
institutions.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:

Responses: 30.
Burden Hours: 600.

    Abstract: The Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (HEOA) 
amended Title III, Part A of the Higher Education Act to include 
Section 318--The Predominantly Black Institutions (PBI) Program. Unlike 
the previous PBI Program (authorized by the College Cost Reduction and 
Access Act of 2007), which was competitive and focused on programs in 
the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields, the 
PBI program authorized under the HEOA is an institutional aid program 
and grants are based on a formula rather than being competitive. All 
institutions who qualify as PBIs and submit the required materials will 
receive a portion of the total appropriation based on a formula. The 
PBI Program makes grant awards to eligible colleges and universities to 
plan, develop, undertake and implement programs to enhance the 
institution's capacity to serve more low- and middle-income Black 
American students; to expand higher education opportunities for 
eligible students by encouraging college preparation and student 
persistence in secondary school and postsecondary education; and to 
strengthen the financial ability of the institution to serve the 
academic needs of these students. Allowable activities are numerous and 
include academic instruction, teacher education, faculty development, 
equipment purchase, construction and maintenance, and tutoring and 
counseling services. This information collection is necessary to comply 
with Section 318 of Title III, Part A of the HEA as amended.
    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 4160. When 
you access the information collection, click on ``Download 
Attachments'' to view. Written requests for information should 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.

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    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. E9-31265 Filed 1-4-10; 8:45 am]
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