New Agency Information Collection for Solicitation of Nominations for the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children; Request for Comments, 45292 [2011-19061]

Download as PDF 45292 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 145 / Thursday, July 28, 2011 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs New Agency Information Collection for Solicitation of Nominations for the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children; Request for Comments Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of submission to the Office of Management and Budget. AGENCIES: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a proposed collection of information that will allow BIE to obtain information from individuals on their qualifications to serve on the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act. This notice is not requesting nominations; it is requesting comment on the information BIE may collect in the future for nominations by a separate Federal Register notice. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before August 29, 2011. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the information collection to the Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior at the Office of Management and Budget, by facsimile to (202) 395–5806 or you may send an e-mail to: OIRA_DOCKET@omb.eop.gov. Please send a copy of your comments to Sue Bement, Bureau of Indian Education, Albuquerque Service Center, Division of Performance and Accountability, P.O. Box 1088, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87103–1088; e-mail: anita.bement@bie.edu. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sue Bement, Education Specialist, telephone (505) 563–5274; e-mail: anita.bement@bie.edu. To see a copy of the entire collection submitted to OMB, go to http://www.reginfo.gov (select Information Collection Review, Currently Under Review). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: rmajette on DSK89S0YB1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: I. Abstract BIE is seeking approval for an information collection that would allow it to collect information regarding individuals’ qualifications to serve on the Federal advisory committee known as the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children. This information collection would require persons interested in being nominated to serve on the Board to provide information regarding their qualifications. A Membership VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:51 Jul 27, 2011 Jkt 223001 Nomination Form would also be part of the information collection. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA) of 2004, (20 U.S.C. 1400 et seq.) requires the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) to establish an Advisory Board on Exceptional Education. See 20 U.S.C. 1411(h)(6). Advisory Board members shall serve staggered terms of 2 years or 3 years from the date of their appointment. This Board is currently in operation; this information collection will allow BIE to better manage the nomination process for future appointments to the Board. II. Request for Comments BIE requests that you send your comments on this collection to the location listed in the ADDRESSES section. Your comments should address: (a) The necessity of the information collection for the proper performance of the agencies, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of our estimate of the burden (hours and cost) of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways we could enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways we could minimize the burden of the collection of the information on the respondents, such as through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Please note that an agency may not sponsor or conduct, and an individual need not respond to, a collection of information unless it has a valid OMB Control Number. It is our policy to make all comments available to the public for review at the location listed in the ADDRESSES section during the hours of 9 a.m.–5 p.m., Eastern Time, Monday through Friday except for legal holidays. Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address or other personally identifiable information, be advised that your entire comment—including your personally identifiable information— may be made public at any time. While you may request that we withhold your personally identifiable information, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. III. Data OMB Control Number: 1076–NEW. Title: Solicitation of Nominations for the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children Brief Description of Collection: Submission of this information allows BIE to review the qualifications of individuals seeking nomination to the PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Advisory Board for Exceptional Children under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act. The information collection includes a Membership Nomination Form and requests information on qualifications, experience, and expertise on the education of Indian children with disabilities. Response is required to obtain a benefit. Type of Review: Proposed information collection. Respondents: Individuals. Number of Respondents: 30 per year, on average. Total Number of Responses: 30 per year, on average. Frequency of Response: Once. Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 30 hours. Dated: July 20, 2011. Alvin Foster, Acting Chief Information Officer—Indian Affairs. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs


New Agency Information Collection for Solicitation of Nominations 
for the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children; Request for Comments

AGENCIES: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of submission to the Office of Management and Budget.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is submitting to the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) a proposed collection of information that 
will allow BIE to obtain information from individuals on their 
qualifications to serve on the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children 
under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act. This 
notice is not requesting nominations; it is requesting comment on the 
information BIE may collect in the future for nominations by a separate 
Federal Register notice.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
August 29, 2011.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the information collection to the 
Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior at the Office of 
Management and Budget, by facsimile to (202) 395-5806 or you may send 
an e-mail to: OIRA_DOCKET@omb.eop.gov. Please send a copy of your 
comments to Sue Bement, Bureau of Indian Education, Albuquerque Service 
Center, Division of Performance and Accountability, P.O. Box 1088, 
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87103-1088; e-mail: anita.bement@bie.edu.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sue Bement, Education Specialist, 
telephone (505) 563-5274; e-mail: anita.bement@bie.edu. To see a copy 
of the entire collection submitted to OMB, go to http://www.reginfo.gov 
(select Information Collection Review, Currently Under Review).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    BIE is seeking approval for an information collection that would 
allow it to collect information regarding individuals' qualifications 
to serve on the Federal advisory committee known as the Advisory Board 
for Exceptional Children. This information collection would require 
persons interested in being nominated to serve on the Board to provide 
information regarding their qualifications. A Membership Nomination 
Form would also be part of the information collection.
    The Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA) 
of 2004, (20 U.S.C. 1400 et seq.) requires the Bureau of Indian 
Education (BIE) to establish an Advisory Board on Exceptional 
Education. See 20 U.S.C. 1411(h)(6). Advisory Board members shall serve 
staggered terms of 2 years or 3 years from the date of their 
appointment. This Board is currently in operation; this information 
collection will allow BIE to better manage the nomination process for 
future appointments to the Board.

II. Request for Comments

    BIE requests that you send your comments on this collection to the 
location listed in the ADDRESSES section. Your comments should address: 
(a) The necessity of the information collection for the proper 
performance of the agencies, including whether the information will 
have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of our estimate of the burden 
(hours and cost) of the collection of information, including the 
validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways we could 
enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be 
collected; and (d) ways we could minimize the burden of the collection 
of the information on the respondents, such as through the use of 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.
    Please note that an agency may not sponsor or conduct, and an 
individual need not respond to, a collection of information unless it 
has a valid OMB Control Number.
    It is our policy to make all comments available to the public for 
review at the location listed in the ADDRESSES section during the hours 
of 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Eastern Time, Monday through Friday except for legal 
holidays. Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address 
or other personally identifiable information, be advised that your 
entire comment--including your personally identifiable information--may 
be made public at any time. While you may request that we withhold your 
personally identifiable information, we cannot guarantee that we will 
be able to do so.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 1076-NEW.
    Title: Solicitation of Nominations for the Advisory Board for 
Exceptional Children
    Brief Description of Collection: Submission of this information 
allows BIE to review the qualifications of individuals seeking 
nomination to the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children under the 
Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act. The 
information collection includes a Membership Nomination Form and 
requests information on qualifications, experience, and expertise on 
the education of Indian children with disabilities. Response is 
required to obtain a benefit.
    Type of Review: Proposed information collection.
    Respondents: Individuals.
    Number of Respondents: 30 per year, on average.
    Total Number of Responses: 30 per year, on average.
    Frequency of Response: Once.
    Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 30 hours.

    Dated: July 20, 2011.
Alvin Foster,
Acting Chief Information Officer--Indian Affairs.
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