Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests, 1756-1757 [2010-514]

Download as PDF 1756 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 8 / Wednesday, January 13, 2010 / Notices related to the FM Window1 must be received by Friday, February 26, 2010. The Notice indicated that: [i]ssuance of grants is subject to the availability of FY 2010 funds. At this time, the Congress has passed the Further Continuing Appropriations, 2010, to fund operations of the PTFP through December 18, 2009. Further notice will be made in the Federal Register about the final status of funding for this program at the appropriate time. On December 16, 2009, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2010 (the Act) was signed into law.2 The Act appropriated $18 million for public telecommunications facilities planning and construction grants. These funds are now available to fund applications submitted in response to the Federal Register notice referenced above. Dated: January 7,2010 Bernadette McGuire-Rivera, Associate Administrator, Office of Telecommunications and Information Applications. [FR Doc. 2010–453 Filed 1–12–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–60–S FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Janet S. Taylor, Designated Federal Official, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, Maryland 20814; telephone 301–295–3066. Ms. Taylor can also provide base access procedures. Meetings of the Board of Regents assure that USU operates in the best traditions of academia. An outside Board is necessary for institutional accreditation. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Agenda The actions that will take place include the approval of minutes from the Board of Regents Meeting held November 5, 2009; acceptance of reports from working committees; approval of faculty appointments and promotions; and the awarding of master’s and doctoral degrees in the biomedical sciences and public health. The President, USU and the Vice President, USU Office of Research will also present reports. These actions are necessary for the University to pursue its mission, which is to provide outstanding health care practitioners and scientists to the uniformed services. Meeting Accessibility DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Pursuant to Federal statute and regulations (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended, and 41 CFR 102–3.140 through 102– 3.165) and the availability of space, this meeting is open to the public. Seating is on a first-come basis. Office of the Secretary Board of Regents of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU), DoD. ACTION: Quarterly meeting notice. SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C., Appendix, as amended) and the Sunshine in the Government Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), this notice announces that the Board of Regents of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) will meet on February 2, 2010. Subject to the availability of space, the meeting is open to the public. DATES: The meeting will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 2, 2010. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Everett Alvarez Jr. Board of Regents Room (D3001), Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, Maryland 20814. 1 Public Telecommunications Facilities Program: Closing Date, 74 FR 63120 (Dec. 2, 2009). 2 See Pub. L. 111–117, 123 Stat. 3034 (Dec. 16, 2009). VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:51 Jan 12, 2010 Jkt 220001 Written Statements Interested persons may submit a written statement for consideration by the Board of Regents. Individuals submitting a written statement must submit their statement to the Designated Federal Official (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). If such statement is not received at least 10 calendar days prior to the meeting, it may not be provided to or considered by the Board of Regents until its next open meeting. The Designated Federal Official will review all timely submissions with the Board of Regents Chairman and ensure such submissions are provided to Board of Regents Members before the meeting. After reviewing the written comments, submitters may be invited to orally present their issues during the February 2010 meeting or at a future meeting. Dated: January 7, 2010. Mitchell S. Bryman, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2010–393 Filed 1–12–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary National Defense University Board of Visitors (BOV); Open Meeting AGENCY: National Defense University, DoD. ACTION: Notice of open meeting. SUMMARY: The National Defense University, Designated Federal Officer, has scheduled a meeting of the Board of Visitors (BOV). The BOV is a Federal Advisory Board that meets twice a year in proceedings that are open to the public. DATES: The meeting will be held on April 15 (from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.) and on April 16 (from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.), 2010. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at: Marshall Hall, Building 62, Room 155, the National Defense University, 300 5th Avenue, SW., Fort McNair, Washington, DC 20319–5066. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Dolores Hodge by phone (202) 685– 2649, fax (202) 685–7707 or e-mail HodgeD@ndu.edu. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The future agenda will include discussion on Defense transformation, faculty development, facilities, information technology, curriculum development, post 9/11 initiatives as well as other operational issues and areas of interest affecting the day-to-day operations of the National Defense University and its components. The meeting is open to the public; limited space made available for observers will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Written statements to the committee may be submitted at any time or in response to a stated planned meeting agenda by fax or e-mail (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). The subject line of the e-mail should read: ‘‘Comment/Statement to the NDU BOV.’’ Dated: January 7, 2010. Mitchell S. Bryman, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2010–395 Filed 1–12–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests Department of Education. The Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Regulatory Information AGENCY: SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\13JAN1.SGM 13JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 8 / Wednesday, January 13, 2010 / Notices srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES 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 15, 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: January 8, 2010. James Hyler, Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management. Institute of Education Sciences Type of Review: New. Title: IES Research Training Program Surveys: Predoctoral Survey, VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:51 Jan 12, 2010 Jkt 220001 Postdoctoral Survey, Special Education Postdoctoral Survey. Frequency: Annually. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 695. Burden Hours: 174. Abstract: The surveys are for predoctoral and postdoctoral fellows taking part in the Institute of Education Sciences’ three education training grant programs under which funds are provided to universities to support three types of training programs in the education sciences. The results of the survey will be used to both improve the fellowship programs as well as to provide information on the programs to policymakers, practitioners, and the public. 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 4197. 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. 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. 2010–514 Filed 1–12–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS); Overview Information; National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)— Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR)—Phase I; Notice Inviting Applications for New Awards for Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.133S–1. Dates: Applications Available: January 13, 2010. Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: March 15, 2010. PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1757 Full Text of Announcement I. Funding Opportunity Description Purpose of Program: The purpose of this program is to stimulate technological innovation in the private sector, strengthen the role of small business in meeting Federal research or research and development (R/R&D) needs, increase the commercial application of the U.S. Department of Education (Department) supported research results, and improve the return on investment from federally funded research for economic and social benefits to the Nation. Note: This program is in concert with NIDRR’s Final Long-Range Plan for FY 2005– 2009 (Plan). The Plan, which was published in the Federal Register on February 15, 2006 (71 FR 8166), can be accessed on the Internet at the following site: http:// www.ed.gov/about/offices/lists/osers/ nidrr/policy.html. Through the implementation of the Plan, NIDRR seeks to: (1) Improve the quality and utility of disability and rehabilitation research; (2) foster an exchange of expertise, information, and training to facilitate the advancement of knowledge and understanding of the unique needs of individuals with disabilities from traditionally underserved populations; (3) determine best strategies and programs to improve rehabilitation outcomes for individuals with disabilities from underserved populations; (4) identify research gaps; (5) identify mechanisms of integrating research and practice; and (6) disseminate findings. NIDRR Supports ManufacturingRelated Innovation (Executive Order 13329): Executive Order 13329 states that continued technological innovation is critical to a strong manufacturing sector in the United States economy and ensures that Federal agencies assist the private sector in its manufacturing innovation efforts. The Department’s SBIR program encourages innovative research and development (R&D) projects that are manufacturing-related, as defined by Executive Order 13329. Manufacturing-related R&D encompasses improvements in existing methods or processes, or wholly new processes, machines, or systems. The projects supported under the Department’s SBIR program encompass a range of manufacturing-related R&D, including projects leading to the manufacture of such items as artificial intelligence or information technology devices, software, and systems. For more information on Executive Order E:\FR\FM\13JAN1.SGM 13JAN1

Agencies

[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 8 (Wednesday, January 13, 2010)]
[Notices]
[Pages 1756-1757]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-514]


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

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests

AGENCY: Department of Education.

SUMMARY: The Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance 
Division, Regulatory Information

[[Page 1757]]

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 15, 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: January 8, 2010.
James Hyler,
Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Regulatory 
Information Management Services, Office of Management.

Institute of Education Sciences

    Type of Review: New.
    Title: IES Research Training Program Surveys: Predoctoral Survey, 
Postdoctoral Survey, Special Education Postdoctoral Survey.
    Frequency: Annually.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:

Responses: 695.
Burden Hours: 174.

    Abstract: The surveys are for predoctoral and postdoctoral fellows 
taking part in the Institute of Education Sciences' three education 
training grant programs under which funds are provided to universities 
to support three types of training programs in the education sciences. 
The results of the survey will be used to both improve the fellowship 
programs as well as to provide information on the programs to 
policymakers, practitioners, and the public.
    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 4197. 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.
    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. 2010-514 Filed 1-12-10; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4000-01-P