Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests, 3211-3212 [2010-968]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 12 / Wednesday, January 20, 2010 / Notices ACTION: Renewal of Federal advisory committee. pwalker on DSK8KYBLC1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C. Appendix, as amended), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102–3.50, the Department of Defense gives notice that it is renewing the charter for the Defense Business Board (hereafter referred to as the Board). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jim Freeman, Deputy Committee Management Officer for the Department of Defense, 703–601–6128. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Board is a discretionary federal advisory committee established to examine and advise on overall management and governance of the Department of Defense. The Board shall provide the Secretary of Defense and the Deputy Secretary of Defense independent advice and recommendations on effective strategies for the implementation of best business practices on matters of interest to the Department of Defense. The Board’s membership shall not exceed twenty five. Members should have a proven track record of sound judgment in leading or governing large, complex private sector corporations or entities and a wealth of top-level, global business experience in the areas of executive management, corporate governance, audit and finance, human resources and compensation, economics, technology and healthcare. The Board members, to include the Board’s chairperson, shall be appointed by the Secretary of Defense, and their appointments will be renewed on an annual basis. Those members, who are not full-time or permanent part-time federal officers or employees, shall be appointed as experts and consultants under the authority of 5 U.S.C. 3109, and serve as special government employees. With the exception of travel and per diem for official travel, Board members shall serve without compensation. The Chairperson of the Defense Policy Board and the Defense Science Board shall serve as non-voting ex-officio members of the Board. The Director of the Office of Management and Budget and the Comptroller General of the General Accounting Office shall serve as nonvoting observers of the Board. The Secretary of Defense may invite other distinguished U.S. Government officers to serve as non-voting observers of the board, and appoint consultants, VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:06 Jan 19, 2010 Jkt 220001 with special expertise, to assist the Board on an ad hoc basis. In addition, the Secretary of Defense may appoint experts and consultants, with special expertise, to assist the Board on an ad hoc basic. These experts and consultants, appointed under the authority of 5 U.S.C. 3109, shall serve as special government employees; however, they shall have no voting rights on the Board. Non-voting ex-officio members, nonvoting observers and those non-voting experts and consultants appointed by the Secretary of Defense shall not count toward the Board’s total membership. With DoD approval, the Board is authorized to establish subcommittees, as necessary and consistent with its mission. These subcommittees or working groups shall operate under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and other appropriate Federal statutes and regulations. Such subcommittees or workgroups shall not work independently of the chartered Board, and shall report all their recommendations and advice to the Board for full deliberation and discussion. Subcommittees or workgroups have no authority to make decisions on behalf of the chartered Board nor can they report directly to the Department of Defense or any Federal officers or employees who are not Board members. Subcommittee members, who are not Task Force members, shall be appointed in the same manner as the Task Force members. The Board shall meet at the call of the Board’s Designated Federal Officer, in consultation with the Chairperson. The estimated number of Board meetings is four per year. The Designated Federal Officer, pursuant to DoD policy, shall be a fulltime or permanent part-time DoD employee, and shall be appointed in accordance with established DoD policies and procedures. In addition, the Designated Federal Officer is required to be in attendance at all meetings, however, in the absence of the Designated Federal Officer, the Alternate Designated Federal Officer shall attend the meeting. Pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.105(j) and 102–3.140, the public or interested organizations may submit written statements to the Defense Business Board membership about the Board’s mission and functions. Written statements may be submitted at any time or in response to the stated agenda PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 3211 of planned meeting of the Defense Business Board. All written statements shall be submitted to the Designated Federal Officer for the Defense Business Board, and this individual will ensure that the written statements are provided to the membership for their consideration. Contact information for the Defense Business Board Designated Federal Officer can be obtained from the GSA’s FACA Database—https://www.fido.gov/ facadatabase/public.asp. The Designated Federal Officer, pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.150, will announce planned meetings of the Defense Business Board. The Designated Federal Officer, at that time, may provide additional guidance on the submission of written statements that are in response to the stated agenda for the planned meeting in question. Dated: January 13, 2010. Mitchell S. Bryman, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2010–855 Filed 1–19–10; 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 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 22, 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 AGENCY: SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\20JAN1.SGM 20JAN1 3212 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 12 / Wednesday, January 20, 2010 / Notices by selecting the ‘‘Browse Pending Collections’’ link and by clicking on link number 4201. 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. Dated: January 14, 2010. James Hyler, Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management. Office of Elementary and Secondary Education; College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) Office of Communications and Outreach pwalker on DSK8KYBLC1PROD with NOTICES 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. ACTION: Correction; Notice inviting applications for new awards for fiscal year (FY) 2010. Type of Review: Revision. Title: Generic Clearance for ED’s Outreach Contests. Frequency: One time. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit; Individuals or households. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 3,000. Burden Hours: 18,000. Abstract: The Department is requesting OMB approval for a generic clearance for ED’s outreach contests. ED’s Office of Communications and Outreach plans to host approximately four outreach contests each year as part of an ongoing effort to reach out to the general public on priority issues in the Department’s national education agenda. Each contest will aim to capture and promote improving public education from works (i.e. videos, essays, etc.) made by individuals in a specific sub-group (i.e. teachers, principals, etc.) or from the general public. The individual contests will be submitted under this generic clearance for approval as they occur throughout the year. Requests for copies of the proposed information collection request may be accessed from http://edicsweb.ed.gov, VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:06 Jan 19, 2010 Jkt 220001 [FR Doc. 2010–968 Filed 1–19–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.149A. SUMMARY: On December 15, 2009, we published in the Federal Register (74 FR 66300) a notice inviting applications for new awards for FY 2010. The notice specified a deadline date of February 16, 2010 for the submission of applications. Since publication, however, we have learned that the Department’s eApplication system will be shut down for a system update from February 10, 2010 through February 15, 2010. Therefore, in order to give applicants adequate time to upload their application packages, we are changing the deadline for the submission of applications to February 19, 2010. With this change in the deadline date, we are also changing the deadline date for intergovernmental review. The specific changes to be made are as follow: On page 66300, third column, the date listed for Deadline for Transmittal of Applications is changed to read ‘‘February 19, 2010.’’ On page 66300, third column, the date listed for Deadline for Intergovernmental Review is changed to read ‘‘April 19, 2010.’’ On page 66301, third column, the date listed for Deadline for Transmittal of PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Applications is changed to read ‘‘February 19, 2010.’’ On page 66301, third column, the date listed for Deadline for Intergovernmental Review is changed to read ‘‘April 19, 2010.’’ FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David De Soto, U.S. Department of Education, Office of Migrant Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Room 3E344, Washington, DC 20202–6135. Telephone: (202) 260–8103, or by email: david.de.soto@ed.gov, or Tara Ramsey, U.S. Department of Education, Office of Migrant Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., room 3E323, Washington, DC 20202–6135. Telephone: (202) 260–2063, or by email: tara.ramsey@ed.gov. If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD), call the Federal Relay Service (FRS), toll free, at 1–800–877–8339. Accessible Format: Individuals with disabilities can obtain this document in an accessible format (e.g., braille, large print, audiotape, or computer diskette) on request to the program contact person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT in this notice. Electronic Access to This Document: You can view this document, as well as all other documents of this Department published in the Federal Register, in text or Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) on the Internet at the following site: http://www.ed.gov/news/ fedregister. To use PDF you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available free at this site. Note: The official version of this document is the document published in the Federal Register. Free Internet access to the official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations is available on GPO Access at: http://www.gpoaccess.gov/nara/ index.html.n. Dated: January 14, 2010. ´ Thelma Melendez de Santa Ana, Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education. [FR Doc. 2010–961 Filed 1–19–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools; Overview Information; Grant Competition for the Cooperative Civic Education and Economic Education Exchange Program; Notice Inviting Applications for New Awards for Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.304A. Dates: E:\FR\FM\20JAN1.SGM 20JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 12 (Wednesday, January 20, 2010)]
[Notices]
[Pages 3211-3212]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-968]


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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 22, 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

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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 14, 2010.
James Hyler,
Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Regulatory 
Information Management Services, Office of Management.

Office of Communications and Outreach

    Type of Review: Revision.
    Title: Generic Clearance for ED's Outreach Contests.
    Frequency: One time.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit; Individuals or 
households.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:

Responses: 3,000.
Burden Hours: 18,000.

    Abstract: The Department is requesting OMB approval for a generic 
clearance for ED's outreach contests. ED's Office of Communications and 
Outreach plans to host approximately four outreach contests each year 
as part of an ongoing effort to reach out to the general public on 
priority issues in the Department's national education agenda. Each 
contest will aim to capture and promote improving public education from 
works (i.e. videos, essays, etc.) made by individuals in a specific 
sub-group (i.e. teachers, principals, etc.) or from the general public. 
The individual contests will be submitted under this generic clearance 
for approval as they occur throughout the year.
    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 4201. 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. 2010-968 Filed 1-19-10; 8:45 am]
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