Amended Solicitation of Applications for the Minority Business Enterprise Center (MBEC) Program, 2852 [2010-831]

Download as PDF 2852 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 11 / Tuesday, January 19, 2010 / Notices Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at dhynek@doc.gov). Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to Brian Harris-Kojetin, OMB Desk Officer either by fax (202–395– 7245) or e-mail (bharrisk@omb.eop.gov). Dated: January 12, 2010. Glenna Mickelson, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2010–741 Filed 1–15–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Minority Business Development Agency [Docket No.: 0912231439–0019–020] Amended Solicitation of Applications for the Minority Business Enterprise Center (MBEC) Program Minority Business Development Agency, Commerce. ACTION: Notice. jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: On December 30, 2009, the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) published a notice in the Federal Register (74 FR 69072) soliciting competitive grant applications under the Agency’s Minority Business Enterprise Center (MBEC) program. The original notice solicited applications for operators of the New Orleans MBEC project, and identified New Orleans, LA as the physical location of the MBEC office and the New Orleans-MetairieKenner, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) as the geographical service area for the project. In addition, the original solicitation provided for a preapplication conference to be held on January 15, 2010, and for an application closing date of February 1, 2010. MBDA is publishing this notice to: correct certain errors in the original notice pertaining to the name, office location, and geographical service area of the project; change the date of the pre-application conference; and extend the closing date for submitting competitive grant applications to operate this project. Specifically, this notice renames the project from the New Orleans MBEC to the Louisiana MBEC, changes the physical location of the MBEC office from New Orleans, LA to the New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner MSA, and changes the geographical service area for this project from the New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA MSA to the entire State of Louisiana. This notice VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:28 Jan 15, 2010 Jkt 220001 also changes the date of the preapplication conference from January 15, 2010 to January 26, 2010, and extends the closing date for the receipt of applications until February 15, 2010 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST). All other requirements for this competitive solicitation, including but not limited to application requirements, evaluation criterion, funding levels, and term of award, remain the same as those published in the original December 30, 2009 notice. A link to the full text of the Amended Announcement of Federal Funding Opportunity (FFO) for this solicitation may be accessed at: http:// www.Grants.gov, http://www.mbda.gov, or by contacting Rita Gonzales, Program Manager, MBDA Office of Business Development, 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room 5075, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: 202–482–1940. The Amended FFO contains a full and complete description of the application and programmatic requirements for this solicitation. In order to receive proper consideration, applicants must comply with the requirements contained in the Amended FFO. Applications received by MBDA as of the date of this notice will be returned without prejudice to the applicant, so as to provide the applicant with an opportunity to revise the application consistent with the changes identified in this notice and in the Amended FFO. The application requirements for this solicitation invoke collection-ofinformation requirements subject to the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). The use of Standard Forms 424, 424A, 424B, SF–LLL, and CD–346 has been approved by OMB under the respective control numbers 4040–0004, 4040–0006, 4040– 0007, 0348–0046, and 0605–0001. Notwithstanding any other provisions of law, no person is required to respond to, nor shall any person be subject to a penalty for failure to comply with a collection of information subject to the PRA unless that collection of information displays a currently valid OMB Control Number. This notice has been determined to be not significant for purposes of E.O. 12866. In addition, prior notice and an opportunity for public comment are not required by the Administrative Procedure Act for rules concerning public property, loans, grants, benefits, or contracts (5 U.S.C. 533(a)(2)). Because notice and opportunity for comment are not required pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 533 or any other law, the analytical requirements of the Regulatory Flexibility Act (5 U.S.C. 601 et seq.) are inapplicable. Therefore, a regulatory PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 flexibility analysis is not required and has not been prepared. Dated: January 13, 2010. David A. Hinson, National Director, Minority Business Development Agency. [FR Doc. 2010–831 Filed 1–15–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–21–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Availability of Seats for the Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council AGENCY: Office of National Marine Sanctuaries (ONMS), National Ocean Service (NOS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce (DOC). ACTION: Notice and request for applications. SUMMARY: The ONMS is seeking applicants for the following vacant seats on the Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council (council): Conservation Primary (1 seat) and Alternate (2 seats); Education Primary and Alternate; Community-atLarge San Francisco/San Mateo Primary and Alternate; Community-at-Large Marin/Sonoma Primary; Research Primary and Alternate; Maritime Activities Commercial Primary and Alternate; ad Maritime Activities Recreation Primary and Alternate. Applicants are chosen based upon their particular expertise and experience in relation to the seat for which they are applying; community and professional affiliations; philosophy regarding the protection and management of marine resources; and possibly the length of residence in the area affected by the sanctuary. Applicants who are chosen as members should expect to serve 2–3 year terms, pursuant to the council’s Charter. DATES: Applications are due by March 1, 2010. ADDRESSES: Application kits may be obtained from http:// www.farallones.noaa.gov/manage/ sac.html, or Kelley Higgason, 991 Marine Dr., The Presidio, San Francisco, CA 94129, kelley.higgason@noaa.gov. Completed applications should be mailed to the above address or emailed to kelley.higgason@noaa.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kelley Higgason, 991 Marine Dr., The Presidio, San Francisco, CA 94129, 415– E:\FR\FM\19JAN1.SGM 19JAN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Minority Business Development Agency

[Docket No.: 0912231439-0019-020]


Amended Solicitation of Applications for the Minority Business 
Enterprise Center (MBEC) Program

AGENCY: Minority Business Development Agency, Commerce.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: On December 30, 2009, the Minority Business Development Agency 
(MBDA) published a notice in the Federal Register (74 FR 69072) 
soliciting competitive grant applications under the Agency's Minority 
Business Enterprise Center (MBEC) program. The original notice 
solicited applications for operators of the New Orleans MBEC project, 
and identified New Orleans, LA as the physical location of the MBEC 
office and the New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA Metropolitan Statistical 
Area (MSA) as the geographical service area for the project. In 
addition, the original solicitation provided for a pre-application 
conference to be held on January 15, 2010, and for an application 
closing date of February 1, 2010.
    MBDA is publishing this notice to: correct certain errors in the 
original notice pertaining to the name, office location, and 
geographical service area of the project; change the date of the pre-
application conference; and extend the closing date for submitting 
competitive grant applications to operate this project. Specifically, 
this notice renames the project from the New Orleans MBEC to the 
Louisiana MBEC, changes the physical location of the MBEC office from 
New Orleans, LA to the New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner MSA, and changes the 
geographical service area for this project from the New Orleans-
Metairie-Kenner, LA MSA to the entire State of Louisiana. This notice 
also changes the date of the pre-application conference from January 
15, 2010 to January 26, 2010, and extends the closing date for the 
receipt of applications until February 15, 2010 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern 
Standard Time (EST). All other requirements for this competitive 
solicitation, including but not limited to application requirements, 
evaluation criterion, funding levels, and term of award, remain the 
same as those published in the original December 30, 2009 notice.
    A link to the full text of the Amended Announcement of Federal 
Funding Opportunity (FFO) for this solicitation may be accessed at: 
http://www.Grants.gov, http://www.mbda.gov, or by contacting Rita 
Gonzales, Program Manager, MBDA Office of Business Development, 1401 
Constitution Avenue, NW., Room 5075, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: 
202-482-1940. The Amended FFO contains a full and complete description 
of the application and programmatic requirements for this solicitation. 
In order to receive proper consideration, applicants must comply with 
the requirements contained in the Amended FFO. Applications received by 
MBDA as of the date of this notice will be returned without prejudice 
to the applicant, so as to provide the applicant with an opportunity to 
revise the application consistent with the changes identified in this 
notice and in the Amended FFO.
    The application requirements for this solicitation invoke 
collection-of-information requirements subject to the Paperwork 
Reduction Act (PRA). The use of Standard Forms 424, 424A, 424B, SF-LLL, 
and CD-346 has been approved by OMB under the respective control 
numbers 4040-0004, 4040-0006, 4040-0007, 0348-0046, and 0605-0001. 
Notwithstanding any other provisions of law, no person is required to 
respond to, nor shall any person be subject to a penalty for failure to 
comply with a collection of information subject to the PRA unless that 
collection of information displays a currently valid OMB Control 
Number.
    This notice has been determined to be not significant for purposes 
of E.O. 12866. In addition, prior notice and an opportunity for public 
comment are not required by the Administrative Procedure Act for rules 
concerning public property, loans, grants, benefits, or contracts (5 
U.S.C. 533(a)(2)). Because notice and opportunity for comment are not 
required pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 533 or any other law, the analytical 
requirements of the Regulatory Flexibility Act (5 U.S.C. 601 et seq.) 
are inapplicable. Therefore, a regulatory flexibility analysis is not 
required and has not been prepared.

    Dated: January 13, 2010.
David A. Hinson,
National Director, Minority Business Development Agency.
[FR Doc. 2010-831 Filed 1-15-10; 8:45 am]
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