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Download as PDF 13436 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 48 / Friday, March 11, 2011 / Notices Office of Justice Programs [OJP (NIJ) Docket No. 1546] NIJ Request for Comments on Draft Vehicular Digital Multimedia Evidence Recording System Certification Program Requirements for Law Enforcement and Draft Law Enforcement Vehicular Digital Multimedia Evidence Recording System Selection and Application Guide AGENCY: National Institute of Justice, DOJ. Notice and request for comments. ACTION: In an effort to obtain comments from interested parties, the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice (NIJ) will make available to the general public two draft documents: • ‘‘Vehicular Digital Multimedia Evidence Recording System Certification Program Requirements for Law Enforcement’’ • ‘‘Law Enforcement Vehicular Digital Multimedia Evidence Recording System Selection and Application Guide’’ The opportunity to provide comments on these documents is open to industry technical representatives, law enforcement agencies and organizations, research, development and scientific communities, and all other stakeholders and interested parties. Those individuals wishing to obtain and provide comments on the draft documents under consideration are directed to the following Web site: http://www.justnet.org. DATES: The comment period will be open until April 25, 2011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Casandra Robinson, by telephone at 202–305–2596 [Note: this is not a tollfree telephone number], or by e-mail at casandra.robinson@usdoj.gov. SUMMARY: John H. Laub, Director, National Institute of Justice. [FR Doc. 2011–5700 Filed 3–10–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of the Secretary National Advisory Committee for Labor Provisions of U.S. Free Trade Agreements Notice of Charter Reestablishment. ACTION: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:08 Mar 10, 2011 Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended (5 U.S.C. App. 2), the North American Agreement on Labor Cooperation (NAALC), and the Labor Provisions of U.S. Free Trade Agreements, the Secretary of Labor has determined that the reestablishment of the charter of the National Advisory Committee for Labor Provisions of U.S. Free Trade Agreements is necessary and in the public interest and will provide information that can not be obtained from other sources. The committee shall provide its views to the Secretary of Labor through the Bureau of International Labor Affairs of the U.S. Department of Labor, which is the point of contact for the NAALC and the Labor Provisions of U.S. Free Trade Agreements. The committee is to be comprised of twelve members, four representing the labor community, four representing the business community, and four representing the public. Purpose: In accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Article 17 of the NAALC, Article 17.4 of the United States—Singapore Free Trade Agreement, Article 18.4 of the United States—Chile Free Trade Agreement, Article 18.4 of the United States— Australia Free Trade Agreement, Article 16.4 of the United States—Morocco Free Trade Agreement, Article 16.4 of the Central America—Dominican Republic—United States Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA–DR), Article 15.4 of the United States—Bahrain Free Trade Agreement, Article 16.4 of the United States—Oman Free Trade Agreement, and Article 17.5 of the United States— Peru Trade Promotion Agreement, the Secretary of Labor has determined that the reestablishment of the charter of the National Advisory Committee for Labor Provisions of U.S. Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) is necessary and in the public interest and will provide information that can not be obtained from other sources. 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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paula Church Albertson, Deputy Division Chief, Trade Agreement Administration and Technical Cooperation, Bureau of International Labor Affairs, U.S. Department of Labor, telephone (202) 693–4789. Signed at Washington, DC, this 4th day of March 2011. Sandra Polaski, Deputy Undersecretary, Bureau of International Labor Affairs. [FR Doc. 2011–5637 Filed 3–10–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–28–P MERIT SYSTEMS PROTECTION BOARD Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery AGENCY: Merit Systems Protection Board. 30-day notice of submission of information collection approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and request for comments. ACTION: As part of a Federal Government-wide effort to streamline the process to seek feedback from the public on service delivery, the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) has submitted a Generic Information Collection Request (Generic ICR): ‘‘Generic Clearance for the Collection of SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\11MRN1.SGM 11MRN1 srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 48 / Friday, March 11, 2011 / Notices Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery’’ to OMB for approval under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). DATES: Comments must be submitted April 11, 2011. ADDRESSES: Written comments may be submitted to William D. Spencer, Clerk of the Board, Merit Systems Protection Board, 1615 M Street, NW., Washington, DC 20419; (202) 653–7200, fax: (202) 653–7130, or e-mail: mspb@mspb.gov. Written comments also should be submitted to OMB by e-mail: Service DeliveryComments@omb.eop.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information, please contact William D. Spencer, Clerk of the Board, Merit Systems Protection Board, 1615 M Street, NW., Washington, DC 20419; (202) 653–7200, fax: (202) 653– 7130, or e-mail: mspb@mspb.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery. Abstract: The information collection activity will garner qualitative customer and stakeholder feedback in an efficient, timely manner, in accordance with the Administration’s commitment to improving service delivery. By qualitative feedback we mean information that provides useful insights on perceptions and opinions, but are not statistical surveys that yield quantitative results that can be generalized to the population of study. This feedback will provide insights into customer or stakeholder perceptions, experiences and expectations, provide an early warning of issues with service, or focus attention on areas where communication, training or changes in operations might improve delivery of products or services. These collections will allow for ongoing, collaborative and actionable communications between MSPB and its customers and stakeholders. It will also allow feedback to contribute directly to the improvement of program management. Feedback collected under this generic clearance will provide useful information, but it will not yield data that can be generalized to the overall population. This type of generic clearance for qualitative information will not be used for quantitative information collections that are designed to yield reliably actionable results, such as monitoring trends over time or documenting program performance. Such data uses require more rigorous designs that address: The target population to which generalizations will be made, the sampling frame, the sample design VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:08 Mar 10, 2011 Jkt 223001 (including stratification and clustering), the precision requirements or power calculations that justify the proposed sample size, the expected response rate, methods for assessing potential nonresponse bias, the protocols for data collection, and any testing procedures that were or will be undertaken prior to fielding the study. Depending on the degree of influence the results are likely to have, such collections may still be eligible for submission for other generic mechanisms that are designed to yield quantitative results. The MSPB did not receive any comments in response to the 60-day notice published in the Federal Register of December 22, 2010 (75 FR 80542). Below we provide the MSPB’s projected average estimates for the next three years: 1 Current Actions: New collection of information. Type of Review: New Collection. Affected Public: Individuals and households, businesses and organizations, State, Local or Tribal Government. Average Expected Annual Number of Activities: 12. Respondents: 7,000. Annual responses: 3,500. Frequency of Response: Once per request. Average minutes per response: 30. Burden hours: 1,750. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. William D. Spencer, Clerk of the Board. [FR Doc. 2011–5589 Filed 3–10–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P NATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES National Endowment for the Arts; National Council on the Arts 172nd Meeting; Amendment Notice Pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. 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MERIT SYSTEMS PROTECTION BOARD


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request; Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative 
Feedback on Agency Service Delivery

AGENCY: Merit Systems Protection Board.

ACTION: 30-day notice of submission of information collection approval 
from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and request for 
comments.

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SUMMARY: As part of a Federal Government-wide effort to streamline the 
process to seek feedback from the public on service delivery, the Merit 
Systems Protection Board (MSPB) has submitted a Generic Information 
Collection Request (Generic ICR): ``Generic Clearance for the 
Collection of

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Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery'' to OMB for approval 
under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.).

DATES: Comments must be submitted April 11, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Written comments may be submitted to William D. Spencer, 
Clerk of the Board, Merit Systems Protection Board, 1615 M Street, NW., 
Washington, DC 20419; (202) 653-7200, fax: (202) 653-7130, or e-mail: 
mspb@mspb.gov. Written comments also should be submitted to OMB by e-
mail: ServiceDeliveryComments@omb.eop.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information, 
please contact William D. Spencer, Clerk of the Board, Merit Systems 
Protection Board, 1615 M Street, NW., Washington, DC 20419; (202) 653-
7200, fax: (202) 653-7130, or e-mail: mspb@mspb.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback 
on Agency Service Delivery.
    Abstract: The information collection activity will garner 
qualitative customer and stakeholder feedback in an efficient, timely 
manner, in accordance with the Administration's commitment to improving 
service delivery. By qualitative feedback we mean information that 
provides useful insights on perceptions and opinions, but are not 
statistical surveys that yield quantitative results that can be 
generalized to the population of study. This feedback will provide 
insights into customer or stakeholder perceptions, experiences and 
expectations, provide an early warning of issues with service, or focus 
attention on areas where communication, training or changes in 
operations might improve delivery of products or services. These 
collections will allow for ongoing, collaborative and actionable 
communications between MSPB and its customers and stakeholders. It will 
also allow feedback to contribute directly to the improvement of 
program management.
    Feedback collected under this generic clearance will provide useful 
information, but it will not yield data that can be generalized to the 
overall population. This type of generic clearance for qualitative 
information will not be used for quantitative information collections 
that are designed to yield reliably actionable results, such as 
monitoring trends over time or documenting program performance. Such 
data uses require more rigorous designs that address: The target 
population to which generalizations will be made, the sampling frame, 
the sample design (including stratification and clustering), the 
precision requirements or power calculations that justify the proposed 
sample size, the expected response rate, methods for assessing 
potential non-response bias, the protocols for data collection, and any 
testing procedures that were or will be undertaken prior to fielding 
the study. Depending on the degree of influence the results are likely 
to have, such collections may still be eligible for submission for 
other generic mechanisms that are designed to yield quantitative 
results.
    The MSPB did not receive any comments in response to the 60-day 
notice published in the Federal Register of December 22, 2010 (75 FR 
80542).
    Below we provide the MSPB's projected average estimates for the 
next three years: \1\
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    \1\ The 60-day notice included the following estimate of the 
aggregate burden hours for this generic clearance Federal 
Government-wide:
    Average Expected Annual Number of activities: 25,000.
    Average number of Respondents per Activity: 200.
    Annual responses: 5,000,000.
    Frequency of Response: Once per request.
    Average minutes per response: 30.
    Burden hours: 2,500,000.
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    Current Actions: New collection of information.
    Type of Review: New Collection.
    Affected Public: Individuals and households, businesses and 
organizations, State, Local or Tribal Government.
    Average Expected Annual Number of Activities: 12.
    Respondents: 7,000.
    Annual responses: 3,500.
    Frequency of Response: Once per request.
    Average minutes per response: 30.
    Burden hours: 1,750.
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required 
to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a 
currently valid OMB control number.

William D. Spencer,
Clerk of the Board.
[FR Doc. 2011-5589 Filed 3-10-11; 8:45 am]
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