Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests, 11870-11871 [2010-5480]

Download as PDF 11870 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 48 / Friday, March 12, 2010 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Navy Meeting of the Ocean Research and Resources Advisory Panel Department of the Navy, DoD. Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Ocean Research and Resources Advisory Panel (ORRAP) will hold its first regularly scheduled meeting of the year. The meeting will be open to the public. DATES: The meeting will be held on Monday, March 15, 2010, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and on Tuesday, March 16, 2010, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the offices of the Consortium of Ocean Leadership, 1201 New York Avenue NW., 4th Floor, Washington, DC. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Charles L. Vincent, Office of Naval Research, 875 North Randolph Street Suite 1425, Arlington, VA 22203–1995, telephone 703–696–4118. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice of open meeting is provided in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. 2). The meeting will include discussions on ocean research, resource management, and other current issues in the ocean science and management communities. Members of the public should submit their comments in advance of the meeting to the meeting Point of Contact. Dated: March 4, 2010. A.M. Vallandingam, Lieutenant Commander, Office of the Judge Advocate General, U.S. Navy, Federal Register Liaison Officer. BILLING CODE 3810–FF–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army; Corps of Engineers Inland Waterways Users Board srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, DoD. ACTION: Notice of open meeting. SUMMARY: In Accordance with 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), announcement is made of the forthcoming meeting. Name of Committee: Inland Waterways Users Board (Board). Date: April 13, 2010. Location: The Waterford at Springfield, Gibson Ballroom, 6715 Commerce Street, Springfield, VA 17:18 Mar 11, 2010 Jkt 220001 Brenda S. Bowen, Army Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 2010–5436 Filed 3–11–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3720–58–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests 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 May 11, 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 AGENCY: [FR Doc. 2010–5403 Filed 3–11–10; 8:45 am] VerDate Nov<24>2008 22150, (703) 719–5700, accommodations at Courtyard by Marriott Springfield, 6710 Commerce Street, Springfield, VA 22150, (703– 924–7200 or 1–800–321–2211 or 1–888– 236–2427). Time: Registration will begin at 1 p.m. and the meeting is scheduled to adjourn at approximately 5 p.m. Agenda: The Board will hear the results of the Inland Marine Transportation System (IMTS) Investment Strategy Team activities, as well as the status of the funding for inland navigation projects and studies and the status of the Inland Waterways Trust Fund. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Mark R. Pointon, Headquarters, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, CECW–ID, 441 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20314–1000; Ph: 202–761–4691. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting is open to the public. Any interested person may attend, appear before, or file statements with the committee at the time and in the manner permitted by the committee. PO 00000 Frm 00037 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: March 8, 2010. James Hyler, Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management. Institute of Education Sciences Type of Review: Reinstatement. Title: Academic Libraries Survey (ALS): 2010–2012. Frequency: Biennially. Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions; State, Local, or Tribal Gov’t, SEAs or LEAs. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 2,219. Burden Hours: 18,265. Abstract: The Academic Libraries Survey (ALS) provides the basic data needed to produce descriptive statistics for approximately 3,827 academic libraries in the 2-year and 4-year postsecondary institutions of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the outlying areas of the United States. Collection of these data enables the nation to plan for the development and use of postsecondary education library resources. ALS has been a component of the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), but since 2000 it has been a separate biennial survey. The data are collected on the web and consist of information about library E:\FR\FM\12MRN1.SGM 12MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 48 / Friday, March 12, 2010 / Notices holdings, library staff, library services and usage, library technology, library budget and expenditures for 4,300 academic libraries in the U.S. The ALS questionnaire is being revised for the 2010 survey: One eligibility question and twelve item responses will be added and one item response will be dropped. 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 4228. 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. 2010–5480 Filed 3–11–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Department of Education. The Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management invites comments on the submission for OMB review as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. AGENCY: srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before April 12, 2010. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be addressed to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Education Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., Room 10222, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503, be faxed to (202) 395–5806 or e-mailed to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov with a cc: to ICDocketMgr@ed.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:18 Mar 11, 2010 Jkt 220001 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. Dated: March 9, 2010. Stephanie Valentine, 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 PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11871 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 information collection submission for OMB review 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 the Internet address 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 directed to Valentine at 202– 401–0526. 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. 2010–5476 Filed 3–11–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Proposed Agency Information Collection U.S. Department of Energy. Notice and request for OMB review and comment. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Department of Energy (DOE) invites public comment on a proposed emergency collection of information that DOE is developing to collect data on the status of activities, project progress, jobs created and E:\FR\FM\12MRN1.SGM 12MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 48 (Friday, March 12, 2010)]
[Notices]
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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 
May 11, 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: March 8, 2010.
James Hyler,
Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Regulatory 
Information Management Services, Office of Management.

Institute of Education Sciences

    Type of Review: Reinstatement.
    Title: Academic Libraries Survey (ALS): 2010-2012.
    Frequency: Biennially.
    Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions; State, Local, or 
Tribal Gov't, SEAs or LEAs.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:

Responses: 2,219.
Burden Hours: 18,265.
    Abstract: The Academic Libraries Survey (ALS) provides the basic 
data needed to produce descriptive statistics for approximately 3,827 
academic libraries in the 2-year and 4-year postsecondary institutions 
of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the outlying areas of 
the United States. Collection of these data enables the nation to plan 
for the development and use of postsecondary education library 
resources. ALS has been a component of the Integrated Postsecondary 
Education Data System (IPEDS), but since 2000 it has been a separate 
biennial survey. The data are collected on the web and consist of 
information about library

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holdings, library staff, library services and usage, library 
technology, library budget and expenditures for 4,300 academic 
libraries in the U.S. The ALS questionnaire is being revised for the 
2010 survey: One eligibility question and twelve item responses will be 
added and one item response will be dropped.
    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 4228. 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.

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