Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Election Assistance Commission's Voting System Test Laboratory Program Manual, Version 1.0, 39080 [2011-16659]

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AGENCY: As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on EAC’s request to renew an existing information collection, EAC’s Voting System Test Laboratory Program Manual, Version 1.0. 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ADDRESSES: Comments and recommendations on the proposed information collection must be submitted in writing through either: (1) Electronically to votingsystemguidelines@eac.gov; via mail to Mr. Brian Hancock, Director of Voting System Testing and Certification, U.S. Election Assistance Commission, 1201 New York Avenue, NW., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20005; or via fax to (202) 566–1392. An electronic copy of the manual, version 1.0, may be found on EAC’s Web site at http:// www.eac.gov/open/comment.aspx. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request more information on this proposed information collection, please contact Mr. Brian Hancock, Director, Voting System Testing and Certification, Washington, DC, (202) 566–3100, Fax: (202) 566–1392. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Current Information Collection Request, Version 1.0 Title: Voting System Test Laboratory Manual, Version 1.0. OMB Number: 3265–0013. Type of Review: Renewal. 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U.S. ELECTION ASSISTANCE COMMISSION


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request; Election Assistance Commission's Voting System Test 
Laboratory Program Manual, Version 1.0

AGENCY: U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC).

ACTION: Notice; comment request.

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SUMMARY: As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and 
respondent burden in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) invites the general 
public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment 
on EAC's request to renew an existing information collection, EAC's 
Voting System Test Laboratory Program Manual, Version 1.0. 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 of the proposed 
information collection, including the validity of the methodology and 
assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity 
of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden 
of the information collection on respondents. Comments submitted in 
response to this notice will be summarized and included in the request 
for approval of this information collection by the Office of Management 
and Budget; they also will become a matter of public record.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before 11:59 PM EDT on 
September 6, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Comments and recommendations on the proposed information 
collection must be submitted in writing through either: (1) 
Electronically to votingsystemguidelines@eac.gov; via mail to Mr. Brian 
Hancock, Director of Voting System Testing and Certification, U.S. 
Election Assistance Commission, 1201 New York Avenue, NW., Suite 300, 
Washington, DC 20005; or via fax to (202) 566-1392. An electronic copy 
of the manual, version 1.0, may be found on EAC's Web site at http://www.eac.gov/open/comment.aspx.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request more information on this 
proposed information collection, please contact Mr. Brian Hancock, 
Director, Voting System Testing and Certification, Washington, DC, 
(202) 566-3100, Fax: (202) 566-1392.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    In this notice, EAC seeks comments on the paperwork burdens 
contained in the current version of the Voting System Test Laboratory 
Manual, Version 1.0 OMB Control Number 3265-0004 only. Version 1.0 is 
the original version of the Manual without changes or updates.

Current Information Collection Request, Version 1.0

    Title: Voting System Test Laboratory Manual, Version 1.0.
    OMB Number: 3265-0013.
    Type of Review: Renewal.
    Needs and Uses: Section 231(a) of the Help America Vote Act of 2002 
(HAVA), 42 U.S.C. 15371(a), requires EAC to ``provide for the testing, 
certification, decertification, and recertification of voting system 
hardware and software by accredited laboratories.'' To fulfill this 
mandate, EAC has developed and implemented the Voting System Test 
Laboratory Program Manual, Version 1.0. This version is currently in 
use under OMB Control Number 3265-0013. Although participation in the 
program in voluntary, adherence to the program's procedural 
requirements is mandatory for participants.
    Affected Public: Voting system manufacturers.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 8.
    Total Annual Responses: 8.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 200 hours.

Thomas R. Wilkey,
Executive Director, U.S. Election Assistance Commission.
[FR Doc. 2011-16659 Filed 7-1-11; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6820-KF-P