Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment on Evaluation of the Office of University Partnerships Programs Telephone Survey, 15990-15991 [2011-6607]

Download as PDF srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES 15990 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 55 / Tuesday, March 22, 2011 / Notices Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act: Record of Vessel Foreign Repair or Equipment Purchase (CBP Form 226). This is a proposed extension of an information collection that was previously approved. CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended with a change to the burden hours. This document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (76 FR 3151) on January 19, 2011, allowing for a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before April 21, 2011. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on this proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be addressed to the OMB Desk Officer for Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security, and sent via electronic mail to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 395–5806. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) encourages the general public and affected Federal agencies to submit written comments and suggestions on proposed and/or continuing information collection requests pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act (Pub. L. 104– 13). Your comments should address one of the following four points: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency/component, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies/components estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collections of information on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological techniques or other forms of information. Title: Record of Vessel Foreign Repair or Equipment Purchase. OMB Number: 1651–0027. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:11 Mar 21, 2011 Jkt 223001 Form Number: CBP Form 226. Abstract: 19 U.S.C. 1466(a) provides for a 50 percent ad valorem duty assessed on a vessel master or owner for any repairs, purchases, or expenses incurred in a foreign country by a commercial vessel registered in the United States. CBP Form 226, Record of Vessel Foreign Repair or Equipment Purchase, is used by the master or owner of a vessel to declare and file entry on equipment, repairs, parts, or materials purchased for the vessel in a foreign country. This information enables CBP to assess duties on these foreign repairs, parts or materials. CBP Form 226 is provided for by 19 CFR 4.7 and 4.14 and is accessible at http:// forms.cbp.gov/pdf/CBP_Form_226.pdf. Current Actions: CBP proposes to extend the expiration date of this information collection with a change to the burden hours based on the number of responses filed with CBP in 2010. There is no change to the information being collected. Type of Review: Extension (with change). Affected Public: Businesses. Estimated Number of Respondents: 100. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 11. Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 1,100. Estimated Time per Response: 45 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 825. If additional information is required contact: Tracey Denning, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Regulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade, 799 9th Street, NW., 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20229–1177, at 202– 325–0265. Dated: March 17, 2011. Tracey Denning, Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2011–6648 Filed 3–21–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5486–N–06] Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment on Evaluation of the Office of University Partnerships Programs Telephone Survey Office of Policy Development and Research, HUD. ACTION: Notice AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The proposed information collection requirement described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. DATES: Comments Due Date: May 23, 2011. SUMMARY: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and should be sent to: Reports Liaison Officer, Office of Policy Development and Research, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Room 8230, Washington, DC 20410. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ndeye Jackson, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Policy Development and Research, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 8126, Washington DC 20401; telephone (202) 402–5737, (this is not a toll free number). Copies of the proposed data collection instruments and other available documents may be obtained from Ms. Jackson. ADDRESSES: The Department will submit the proposed information collection to OMB for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended). This notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information to: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including if the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of proposed collection of information; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. This notice also lists the following information: Title of Proposal: Evaluation of the Office of University Partnerships Programs. Description of the need for information and proposed use: The Department is conducting this evaluation under contract with Abt Associates Inc. and its subcontractors, Econometrica and ACKCO. This study is SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\22MRN1.SGM 22MRN1 15991 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 55 / Tuesday, March 22, 2011 / Notices an evaluation of four grant programs funded through HUD’s Office of University Partnerships (OUP). The four OUP programs are: Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU); Hispanic-Serving Institutions Assisting Communities (HSIAC); Alaskan Native/ Native Hawaiian Institutions Assisting Communities (ANNHIAC); and Tribal Colleges and Universities Program (TCUP). This evaluation will be the first to systematically document program outcomes and to assess where certain factors, such as partnership structure or the types of activities completed with grant funds affect outcomes. To collect the information necessary for this study, the Department will conduct two telephone surveys of staff members from a sample of OUP grant recipients that have received a grant between fiscal years 2005 and 2008. Surveys will be conducted with 67 OUP grantees. The first grantee survey will query the number of OUP grants an institution received during the study period; how the OUP grants were used; and whether the grants were interrelated. The second grantee survey will ask about: community outcomes were achieved; project beneficiaries other funding sources used in conjunction with OUP funding; and how partners worked together to implement grant activities. Members of the affected public: The telephone surveys will affect approximately 67 institutional recipients of an OUP Program Grant. Estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents, frequency of response, and hours of response: For the OUP recipient survey, the researchers will administer a set of two interviews to 67 recipient staff. The first interview is expected to last 20 minutes; the second interview is expected to last 60 minutes for a total burden hour estimate of 90 hours. Respondents Number of respondents Number responses per respondent Average burden/response (in hours) Total burden hours Telephone interview ......................................................................................... 67 2 40 90 Status of the proposed information collection: Pending OMB approval. Authority: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: March 14, 2011. Raphael W. Bostic, Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research. [FR Doc. 2011–6607 Filed 3–21–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5415–C–34] HUD’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 NOFA for the Self-Help Homeownership Opportunity Program (SHOP) Technical Correction and Extension of Deadline Date Model form HUD 96010 SHOP V12.3 012811. The coding in the form originally posted did not allow the macros to function properly. The coding has been corrected and the corrected HUD 96010 SHOP V12.3 030311 form is contained in the Instructions Download. Applicants that have already submitted an application using an earlier version of the eLogic Model, should pull a new Logic Model from the instructions download, complete a new eLogic Model, attach the new Logic Model to their application, and resubmit the application. The Technical Correction also extends the deadline date for the Self-Help homeownership Opportunity Program (SHOP) NOFA until April 18, 2011. The Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number for this program is 14.247. The application submission deadline for the FY 2010 SHOP NOFA is being extended until April 18, 2011. AGENCY: Office of the Chief of the Human Capital Officer, HUD. ACTION: Notice of technical correction. DATES: HUD announces the availability on http://www.Grants.gov and its website at http://www.hud.gov/ offices/adm/grants/nofa10/grpshop.cfm a technical correction to the FY 2010 NOFA for the Self-Help homeownership Opportunity Program (SHOP). This notice corrects the Threshold Requirement in the NOFA to make clear that a SHOP applicant and its affiliates must qualify as eligible public or private nonprofit organizations under federal or state law. This Notice also corrects sections in the NOFA that relate to this threshold requirement. This notice also makes applicants aware of a correction to the eLogic FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:11 Mar 21, 2011 Jkt 223001 For additional information concerning the Self-Help Homeownership Opportunity Program, contact Ginger Macomber, SHOP Program Manager, Office of Affordable Housing Programs, Office of Community Planning and Development, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Room 7162, Washington, DC 20410– 7000; telephone 202–402–4605 (this is not a toll-free number). Persons with speech or hearing impairments may access this telephone number via TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Information Relay Service during working hours at 1–800–877–8339. PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 On February 1, 2011, HUD posted its FY 2010 Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Self-Help Homeownership Opportunity Program. The FY 2010 SHOP NOFA announced the availability of approximately $26.7 million in FY 2010 funding to be awarded to national and regional nonprofit organizations and consortia which facilitate and encourage innovative homeownership opportunities for low-income individuals and families. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: March 15, 2011. Barbara S. Dorf, Director, Office of Departmental Grants Management and Oversight, Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer. [FR Doc. 2011–6606 Filed 3–21–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P INTER-AMERICAN FOUNDATION BOARD MEETING Sunshine Act Meetings March 28, 2011, 9 a.m.– 1:30 p.m. PLACE: 901 N. Stuart Street, Tenth Floor, Arlington, Virginia 22203. STATUS: Open session MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: • Approval of the Minutes of the December 13, 2010, Meeting of the Board of Directors • President’s Report • Foundation Programs • Budget/Fiscal Situation • Congressional Affairs • Strategic Planning • Advisory Council TIME AND DATE: E:\FR\FM\22MRN1.SGM 22MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 55 (Tuesday, March 22, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 15990-15991]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-6607]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5486-N-06]


Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment on 
Evaluation of the Office of University Partnerships Programs Telephone 
Survey

AGENCY: Office of Policy Development and Research, HUD.

ACTION: Notice

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SUMMARY: The proposed information collection requirement described 
below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department 
is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal.

DATES: Comments Due Date: May 23, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding 
this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and should 
be sent to: Reports Liaison Officer, Office of Policy Development and 
Research, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh 
Street, SW., Room 8230, Washington, DC 20410.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ndeye Jackson, Department of Housing 
and Urban Development, Office of Policy Development and Research, 451 
7th Street, SW., Room 8126, Washington DC 20401; telephone (202) 402-
5737, (this is not a toll free number). Copies of the proposed data 
collection instruments and other available documents may be obtained 
from Ms. Jackson.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department will submit the proposed 
information collection to OMB for review, as required by the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended). This notice 
is soliciting comments from members of the public and affected agencies 
concerning the proposed collection of information to: (1) Evaluate 
whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the 
proper performance of the functions of the agency, including if the 
information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of 
the agency's estimate of the burden of proposed collection of 
information; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the 
collection of information on those who are to respond, including 
through the use of appropriate automated collection techniques or other 
forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission 
of responses.
    This notice also lists the following information:
    Title of Proposal: Evaluation of the Office of University 
Partnerships Programs.
    Description of the need for information and proposed use: The 
Department is conducting this evaluation under contract with Abt 
Associates Inc. and its subcontractors, Econometrica and ACKCO. This 
study is

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an evaluation of four grant programs funded through HUD's Office of 
University Partnerships (OUP). The four OUP programs are: Historically 
Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU); Hispanic-Serving Institutions 
Assisting Communities (HSIAC); Alaskan Native/Native Hawaiian 
Institutions Assisting Communities (ANNHIAC); and Tribal Colleges and 
Universities Program (TCUP). This evaluation will be the first to 
systematically document program outcomes and to assess where certain 
factors, such as partnership structure or the types of activities 
completed with grant funds affect outcomes. To collect the information 
necessary for this study, the Department will conduct two telephone 
surveys of staff members from a sample of OUP grant recipients that 
have received a grant between fiscal years 2005 and 2008. Surveys will 
be conducted with 67 OUP grantees. The first grantee survey will query 
the number of OUP grants an institution received during the study 
period; how the OUP grants were used; and whether the grants were 
interrelated. The second grantee survey will ask about: community 
outcomes were achieved; project beneficiaries other funding sources 
used in conjunction with OUP funding; and how partners worked together 
to implement grant activities.
    Members of the affected public: The telephone surveys will affect 
approximately 67 institutional recipients of an OUP Program Grant.
    Estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the 
information collection including number of respondents, frequency of 
response, and hours of response: For the OUP recipient survey, the 
researchers will administer a set of two interviews to 67 recipient 
staff. The first interview is expected to last 20 minutes; the second 
interview is expected to last 60 minutes for a total burden hour 
estimate of 90 hours.

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                                                                    Number      Average burden/
                 Respondents                     Number of      responses per     response (in     Total burden
                                                respondents       respondent         hours)           hours
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Telephone interview.........................              67                2               40               90
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    Status of the proposed information collection: Pending OMB 
approval.

    Authority:  Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 
44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended.

    Dated: March 14, 2011.
Raphael W. Bostic,
Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research.
[FR Doc. 2011-6607 Filed 3-21-11; 8:45 am]
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