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Download as PDF 48308 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 153 / Tuesday, August 10, 2010 / Notices to the response rate of the cases with a phone number (Panel 4 versus Panel 5). This will help to determine whether conducting a CATI interview differs from conducting a CAPI interview in terms of response rates. We also will analyze the cost and data quality to decide whether sending the household a cell phone or monetary incentive are possible options in the survey data collection process. We will analyze the cost to determine if we can obtain any savings by introducing either of these methods, even if the response rates differ across panels. If this study proves successful, it will provide an option for future FHWAR surveys and other Census surveys by helping to identify the difference between telephone- and no-telephone-available households. This may allow us to minimize CAPI interviewing and maximize CATI interviewing. III. Data OMB Control Number: None. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Regular submission. Affected Public: Households or Individuals. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,500. Estimated Time Per Response: Screener—7 minutes; Hunting and Fishing—1st Interview— 14 minutes; Wildlife Watching—1st interview—11 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: II. Method of Collection Data is collected either by CATI or by CAPI. CATI interviewing is scheduled to begin April 1, 2011 and end on June 5, 2011. CAPI interviewing is scheduled to begin May 5, 2011 and end on June 5, 2011. Completion time per response (minutes) Activity Number of household respondents Number of participant respondents Screener .......................................................................................................... Hunting and Fishing ......................................................................................... Wildlife Observer ............................................................................................. 1,500 ........................ ........................ ........................ 246 121 7 14 11 175 57 22 Totals* ....................................................................................................... 1,500 367 ........................ 254 * Note: The burden hours for Panels 4 and 5 are covered in a separate OMB clearance for the FHWAR survey. Estimated Total Annual Cost: No cost to the respondent. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. Legal Authority: Title 13 U.S.C. Section 8(b). IV. Request for Comments sroberts on DSKB9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES Annual burden hours Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2010–19679 Filed 8–9–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:16 Aug 09, 2010 Jkt 220001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Telecommunications and Information Administration Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; State Broadband Data and Development Grant Program Progress Report National Telecommunications and Information Administration. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before October 12, 2010. SUMMARY: Direct all written comments to Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at dHynek@doc.gov). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 directed to Anne Neville, Department of Commerce, Room lll, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via Internet at ANeville@ntia.doc.gov). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract Section 6001(l) of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act), Public Law 111–5 (2009), requires the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Information and Communications (Assistant Secretary) to develop and maintain a comprehensive, interactive, and searchable nationwide inventory map of existing broadband service capability and availability in the United States that depicts the geographic extent to which broadband service capability is deployed and available from a commercial or public provider throughout each state. Recovery Act section 6001(l), 123 Stat. at 516. The statute further provides that the Assistant Secretary will make the national broadband map accessible by the public on a National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) Web site no later than February 17, 2011. On July 8, 2009, NTIA issued the Notice of Funds Availability and Solicitation of Applications for the State Broadband Data and Development (SBDD) Grant Program (NOFA, 74 FR E:\FR\FM\10AUN1.SGM 10AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 153 / Tuesday, August 10, 2010 / Notices 32545, July 8, 2009), a competitive, merit-based matching grant program funding projects that collect comprehensive and accurate State-level broadband mapping data, develop Statelevel broadband maps, aid in the development and maintenance of a national broadband map, and fund statewide initiatives directed at broadband planning. setting forth the requirements for this competitive grant program. The NOFA requires Awardees to submit regular reports to NTIA. Specifically, it states: All awardees under this Program will provide quarterly reports on: (a) Achievement of project goals, objectives, and milestones (e.g., collection of a ‘‘substantially complete data set’’; completion of data review or quality control process) as set forth by the applicant in their application timeline; i. expenditure of grant funds and how much of the award remains; ii. amount of non-federal cash or in-kind investment that is being added to complete the project; and iii. whether the awardee is on schedule to provide broadband-related data in accordance with the mapping project timeline. See 74 FR 32556 (July, 8, 2009). NTIA requires these quarterly performance reports in order to gauge the progress of Awardees in meeting their project goals. Without such formal reporting, NTIA will be unable to effectively monitor the expenditure of these Recovery Act funds. While Awardees are also required to submit Recovery Act reports, these reports do not include vital details that NTIA in order to provide proper oversight of activities. sroberts on DSKB9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES II. Method of Collection NTIA will request awardees to submit their reports via email. Awardees will provide the quarterly reports using word processing and spreadsheet software such as Microsoft Word and Excel. III. Data OMB Control Number: 0660–0034. Form Number(s): Not applicable. Type of Review: Regular submission (extension of a currently approved information collection). Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 56. Estimated Time per Response: 4 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 896. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: 0. IV. Request for Comments Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:26 Aug 09, 2010 Jkt 220001 is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public rec Dated: August 4, 2010. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2010–19621 Filed 8–9–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–06–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–908] First Antidumping Duty Administrative Review of Sodium Hexametaphosphate from the People’s Republic of China: Extension of Time Limit for the Final Results Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. EFFECTIVE DATE: August 10, 2010. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul Walker, AD/CVD Operations, Office 9, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–0413. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background On April 15, 2010, the Department of Commerce (‘‘Department’’) published in the Federal Register the Preliminary Results of the first administrative review of sodium hexametaphosphate (‘‘sodium hex’’) from the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’), covering the period September 14, 2007 February 28, 2009. See First Administrative Review of Sodium Hexametaphosphate from the People’s Republic of China: Notice of Preliminary Results of the Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 75 FR 19613 (April 15, 2010) (‘‘Preliminary PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 48309 Results’’). The final results of this administrative review are currently due on August 13, 2010. Extension of Time Limit for the Preliminary Results Section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’), requires the Department to issue the final results of an administrative review within 120 days after the date on which the Preliminary Results have been published. If it is not practicable to complete the review within the time period, section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act allows the Department to extend this deadline to a maximum of 180 days. The Department determines that completion of the final results of this review within the statutory time period is not practicable, given the extraordinarily complicated nature of the proceeding. The Department requires more time to analyze a significant amount of information pertaining to the respondent’s corporate structure and ownership, sales practices and manufacturing methods. Therefore, given the number and complexity of issues in this case, and in accordance with section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act, we are extending the time period for issuing the final results of review until October 5, 2010. This notice is published pursuant to sections 751(1)(3)(A) and 777(i)(1) of the Act and 19 CFR § 351.213(h)(2). Dated: July 30, 2010. Edward Yang, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations. [FR Doc. 2010–19726 Filed 8–9–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XY06 Caribbean Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. AGENCY: The Caribbean Fishery Management Council (Council) and its Administrative Committee will hold meetings. SUMMARY: The meetings will be held on September 7–8, 2010. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Telecommunications and Information Administration


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; State Broadband 
Data and Development Grant Program Progress Report

AGENCY: National Telecommunications and Information Administration.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort 
to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public 
and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on 
proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before October 12, 
2010.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Diana Hynek, Departmental 
Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th 
and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet 
at dHynek@doc.gov).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should 
be directed to Anne Neville, Department of Commerce, Room ------, 14th 
and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via Internet at 
ANeville@ntia.doc.gov).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    Section 6001(l) of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 
2009 (Recovery Act), Public Law 111-5 (2009), requires the Assistant 
Secretary of Commerce for Information and Communications (Assistant 
Secretary) to develop and maintain a comprehensive, interactive, and 
searchable nationwide inventory map of existing broadband service 
capability and availability in the United States that depicts the 
geographic extent to which broadband service capability is deployed and 
available from a commercial or public provider throughout each state. 
Recovery Act section 6001(l), 123 Stat. at 516. The statute further 
provides that the Assistant Secretary will make the national broadband 
map accessible by the public on a National Telecommunications and 
Information Administration (NTIA) Web site no later than February 17, 
2011.
    On July 8, 2009, NTIA issued the Notice of Funds Availability and 
Solicitation of Applications for the State Broadband Data and 
Development (SBDD) Grant Program (NOFA, 74 FR

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32545, July 8, 2009), a competitive, merit-based matching grant program 
funding projects that collect comprehensive and accurate State-level 
broadband mapping data, develop State-level broadband maps, aid in the 
development and maintenance of a national broadband map, and fund 
statewide initiatives directed at broadband planning. setting forth the 
requirements for this competitive grant program.
The NOFA requires Awardees to submit regular reports to NTIA. 
Specifically, it states:

    All awardees under this Program will provide quarterly reports 
on: (a) Achievement of project goals, objectives, and milestones 
(e.g., collection of a ``substantially complete data set''; 
completion of data review or quality control process) as set forth 
by the applicant in their application timeline; i. expenditure of 
grant funds and how much of the award remains; ii. amount of non-
federal cash or in-kind investment that is being added to complete 
the project; and iii. whether the awardee is on schedule to provide 
broadband-related data in accordance with the mapping project 
timeline. See 74 FR 32556 (July, 8, 2009).

NTIA requires these quarterly performance reports in order to gauge the 
progress of Awardees in meeting their project goals. Without such 
formal reporting, NTIA will be unable to effectively monitor the 
expenditure of these Recovery Act funds. While Awardees are also 
required to submit Recovery Act reports, these reports do not include 
vital details that NTIA in order to provide proper oversight of 
activities.

II. Method of Collection

    NTIA will request awardees to submit their reports via email. 
Awardees will provide the quarterly reports using word processing and 
spreadsheet software such as Microsoft Word and Excel.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0660-0034.
    Form Number(s): Not applicable.
    Type of Review: Regular submission (extension of a currently 
approved information collection).
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 56.
    Estimated Time per Response: 4 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 896.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: 0.

IV. Request for Comments

    Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
the agency, including whether the information shall have practical 
utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden 
(including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; 
(c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the 
collection of information on respondents, including through the use of 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information 
collection; they also will become a matter of public rec

    Dated: August 4, 2010.
Gwellnar Banks,
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
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