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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 210 / Monday, October 31, 2011 / Notices FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Federal Trade Commission (‘‘FTC’’ or ‘‘Commission’’). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The information collection requirements described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (‘‘OMB’’) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (‘‘PRA’’). The FTC is seeking public comments on its proposal to extend through December 31, 2014, the current OMB clearance for the information collection requirements contained in its Trade Regulation Rule on Disclosure Requirements and Prohibitions Concerning Franchising (‘‘Franchise Rule’’ or ‘‘Rule’’). That clearance expires on December 31, 2011. DATES: Comments must be submitted by November 30, 2011. ADDRESSES: Interested parties may file a comment online or on paper, by following the instructions in the Request for Comment part of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below. Write ‘‘Franchise Rule, PRA Comment, FTC File No. P094400’’ on your comment, and file your comment online at https:// ftcpublic.commentworks.com/ftc/ franchiserulePRA2 by following the instructions on the web-based form. If you prefer to file your comment on paper, mail or deliver your comment to the following address: Federal Trade Commission, Office of the Secretary, Room H–113 (Annex J), 600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20580. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information should be addressed to Craig Tregillus, Attorney, Division of Marketing Practices, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., H–286, Washington, DC 20580, (202) 326–2970. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Franchise Rule, 16 CFR part 436. OMB Control Number: 3084–0107. Type of Review: Extension of currently approved collection. Abstract: On August 10, 2011, the Commission sought comment on the information collection requirements associated with the Franchise Rule. 76 FR 49479. No comments were received. Pursuant to the OMB regulations, 5 CFR part 1320, that implement the PRA, 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq., the FTC is providing a second opportunity for the public to jlentini on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:21 Oct 28, 2011 Jkt 226001 comment while seeking OMB approval to renew the pre-existing clearance for the Rule. Estimated Annual Burden: 16,750 hours. Estimated Number of Respondents, Estimated Average Burden per Year per Respondent: (250 new franchisors × 30 hours of annual disclosure burden) + (2,250 established franchisors × 3 hours of average annual disclosure burden) + (2,500 franchisors × 1 hour of annual recordkeeping burden).1 Estimated Annual Labor Cost: $3,597,500. Estimated Capital or Other Non-Labor Cost: $8,000,000. Request for Comment: You can file a comment online or on paper. For the FTC to consider your comment, we must receive it on or before November 30, 2011. Write ‘‘Franchise Rule, PRA Comment, FTC File No. P094400’’ on your comment. Your comment— including your name and your state— will be placed on the public record of this proceeding, including, to the extent practicable, on the public Commission Web site, at http://www.ftc.gov/os/ publiccomments.shtm. As a matter of discretion, the Commission tries to remove individuals’ home contact information from comments before placing them on the Commission Web site. Because your comment will be made public, you are solely responsible for making sure that your comment does not include any sensitive personal information, like anyone’s Social Security number, date of birth, driver’s license number or other state identification number or foreign country equivalent, passport number, financial account number, or credit or debit card number. You are also solely responsible for making sure that your comment does not include any sensitive health information, like medical records or other individually identifiable health information. In addition, do not include any ‘‘[t]rade secret or any commercial or financial information which is obtained from any person and which is privileged or confidential * * *, ’’ as provided in Section 6(f) of the FTC Act, 15 U.S.C. 46(f), and FTC Rule 4.10(a)(2), 16 CFR 4.10(a)(2). If you want the Commission to give your comment confidential treatment, you must file it in paper form, with a request for confidential treatment, and you have to follow the procedure explained in FTC Rule 4.9(c), 1 The details and assumptions underlying these estimates and for estimated annual labor and nonlabor costs were set forth in the August 10, 2011 Federal Register notice. PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 67191 16 CFR 4.9(c).2 Your comment will be kept confidential only if the FTC General Counsel, in his or her sole discretion, grants your request in accordance with the law and the public interest. Postal mail addressed to the Commission is subject to delay due to heightened security screening. As a result, we encourage you to submit your comments online, or to send them to the Commission by courier or overnight service. To make sure that the Commission considers your online comment, you must file it at https:// ftcpublic.commentworks.com/ftc/ franchiserulePRA2 by following the instructions on the web-based form. If this Notice appears at http:// www.regulations.gov/#!home, you also may file a comment through that Web site. If you file your comment on paper, write ‘‘Franchise Rule, PRA Comment, FTC File No. P094400’’ on your comment and on the envelope, and mail or deliver it to the following address: Federal Trade Commission, Office of the Secretary, Room H–113 (Annex J), 600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20580. If possible, submit your paper comment to the Commission by courier or overnight service. Visit the Commission Web site at http://www.ftc.gov to read this Notice and the news release describing it. The FTC Act and other laws that the Commission administers permit the collection of public comments to consider and use in this proceeding as appropriate. The Commission will consider all timely and responsive public comments that it receives on or before November 30, 2011. You can find more information, including routine uses permitted by the Privacy Act, in the Commission’s privacy policy, at http://www.ftc.gov/ftc/privacy.htm. Comments on the information collection requirements subject to review under the PRA should additionally be submitted to OMB. If sent by U.S. mail, they should be addressed to Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for the Federal Trade Commission, New Executive Office Building, Docket Library, Room 10102, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503. Comments sent to OMB by U.S. postal mail, however, are subject to delays due to heightened security 2 In particular, the written request for confidential treatment that accompanies the comment must include the factual and legal basis for the request, and must identify the specific portions of the comment to be withheld from the public record. See FTC Rule 4.9(c), 16 CFR 4.9(c). E:\FR\FM\31OCN1.SGM 31OCN1 67192 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 210 / Monday, October 31, 2011 / Notices meetings and other committee management activities, for both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. precautions. Thus, comments instead should be sent by facsimile to (202) 395–5167. Willard K. Tom, General Counsel. Dated: October 25, 2011. Elaine L. Baker, Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. 2011–28044 Filed 10–28–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6750–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES [FR Doc. 2011–28052 Filed 10–28–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–P Centers for Disease Control and Prevention jlentini on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES In accordance with Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announces the following meeting of the aforementioned board: TIMES AND DATES: 9 a.m.–5:30 p.m., December 15, 2011 (Open). 9 a.m.–3 p.m., December 16, 2011 (Open). Place: CDC, 1600 Clifton Road, NE., Building 19, Atlanta, Georgia 30333. Status: Open to the public, limited only by the space available. There will be 15 minutes allotted for public comments at the end of the open session. Purpose: The Board will: (1) Conduct, encourage, cooperate with, and assist other appropriate public health authorities, scientific institutions, and scientists in the conduct of research, investigations, experiments, demonstrations, and studies relating to the causes, diagnosis, treatment, control, and prevention of physical and mental diseases, and other impairments and (2) conduct and assist in research and control activities related to injury. Matters To Be Discussed: The BSC, NCIPC will discuss the recommendations provided by the expert panel on the Research Portfolio Reviews that have been conducted and will discuss research strategies needed to guide the Center’s focus. Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate. CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Dr. Gwendolyn H. Cattledge, Ph.D., M.S.E.H., Designated Federal Officer, NCIPC, CDC, 4770 Buford Highway, NE., Mailstop F–63, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, Telephone (770) 488–1430. The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to announcements of 17:21 Oct 28, 2011 Jkt 226001 September 30, 2011–April 30, 2012. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Curtis O. Porter, Director, Division of Youth Services, Family and Youth Services Bureau, 1250 Maryland Avenue SW., Suite 800, Washington, DC 20024, Phone: (202) 205–8102. Dated: October 13, 2011. Bryan Samuels, Commissioner, Administration on Children, Youth and Families. [FR Doc. 2011–28036 Filed 10–28–11; 8:45 am] Board of Scientific Counselors, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (BSC, NCIPC) VerDate Mar<15>2010 DATES: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES BILLING CODE 4182–04–P Administration for Children and Families DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration on Children, Youth and Families Announces the Award of a Single-Source Program Expansion Supplement Grant to the National Runaway Switchboard (NRS) in Chicago, IL Administration for Children and Families Family and Youth Services Bureau, ACYF, ACF, HHS. ACTION: Notice of the Award of a SingleSource Program Expansion Supplement grant to the National Runaway Switchboard (NRS) in Chicago, IL, to support initiatives in the areas of quality assurance, comprehensive outreach and increased capacity through technology improvements. AGENCY: Part C, Section 331, of the ‘‘Reconnecting Homeless Youth Act of 2008,’’ Public Law 110– 378. CFDA Number: 93.623. SUMMARY: The Administration on Children, Youth and Families, Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB), announces the award of a single-source program expansion supplement grant of $311,997 to the National Runaway Switchboard (NRS) in Chicago, IL, for initiatives in the areas of quality assurance, comprehensive outreach and increased capacity through technology improvements. Through these initiatives, NRS will improve its outreach to youth through Web site enhancements such as, increased access to the ‘‘Live Chat’’ function; recruitment of additional Spanish-English bilingual volunteers; increased outreach and partnerships with local, regional and national organizations to enhance NRS’ national impact in crisis intervention for youth and families. In terms of evidence-based programming, this funding will also enable NRS to conduct a study and evaluate efforts in the area of reconnecting runaway youth with their families. STATUTORY AUTHORITY: PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Administration on Children, Youth and Families Announces the Award of Five Single-Source Expansion Supplement Grants To Support Expanded Technical Assistance Activities in the Field of Child Welfare AGENCY: Children’s Bureau, ACYF, ACF, HHS. Notice announcing the award of five single-source expansion supplement grants to support expanded technical assistance activities that will address emerging issues, and technical assistance needs for States and Tribes as they seek to implement legislation and changing programs that support children and families in the child welfare system. ACTION: Project Period: September 30, 2011– September 29, 2012. CFDA Numbers: 93.556; 93.648; 93.556; 93.658; 93.674; 93.652 . Statutory Authorities: Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008 (Pub. L. 110– 351). Section 476(c)(2)(iii) of the Social Security Act, as amended by the Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008 (Pub. L. 110–351). Section 476(c)(2)(iii) of the Social Security Act, as amended by the Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008 (Pub. L. 110–351). Section 203 (42 U.S.C. 5113) of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment and Adoption Reform Act (CAPTA) of 1978, (Pub. L. 95–266), as amended. Section 203 (42 U.S.C. 5113) of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment and Adoption Reform Act (CAPTA) of 1978, (Pub. L. 95–266), as amended. SUMMARY: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Administration on Children, Youth and E:\FR\FM\31OCN1.SGM 31OCN1

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FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB 
Review; Comment Request

AGENCY: Federal Trade Commission (``FTC'' or ``Commission'').

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The information collection requirements described below will 
be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (``OMB'') for 
review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (``PRA''). The FTC 
is seeking public comments on its proposal to extend through December 
31, 2014, the current OMB clearance for the information collection 
requirements contained in its Trade Regulation Rule on Disclosure 
Requirements and Prohibitions Concerning Franchising (``Franchise 
Rule'' or ``Rule''). That clearance expires on December 31, 2011.

DATES: Comments must be submitted by November 30, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Interested parties may file a comment online or on paper, by 
following the instructions in the Request for Comment part of the 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below. Write ``Franchise Rule, PRA 
Comment, FTC File No. P094400'' on your comment, and file your comment 
online at https://ftcpublic.commentworks.com/ftc/franchiserulePRA2 by 
following the instructions on the web-based form. If you prefer to file 
your comment on paper, mail or deliver your comment to the following 
address: Federal Trade Commission, Office of the Secretary, Room H-113 
(Annex J), 600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20580.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information 
should be addressed to Craig Tregillus, Attorney, Division of Marketing 
Practices, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission, 600 
Pennsylvania Avenue NW., H-286, Washington, DC 20580, (202) 326-2970.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Franchise Rule, 16 CFR part 436.
    OMB Control Number: 3084-0107.
    Type of Review: Extension of currently approved collection.
    Abstract: On August 10, 2011, the Commission sought comment on the 
information collection requirements associated with the Franchise Rule. 
76 FR 49479. No comments were received. Pursuant to the OMB 
regulations, 5 CFR part 1320, that implement the PRA, 44 U.S.C. 3501 et 
seq., the FTC is providing a second opportunity for the public to 
comment while seeking OMB approval to renew the pre-existing clearance 
for the Rule.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 16,750 hours.
    Estimated Number of Respondents, Estimated Average Burden per Year 
per Respondent: (250 new franchisors x 30 hours of annual disclosure 
burden) + (2,250 established franchisors x 3 hours of average annual 
disclosure burden) + (2,500 franchisors x 1 hour of annual 
recordkeeping burden).\1\
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    \1\ The details and assumptions underlying these estimates and 
for estimated annual labor and non-labor costs were set forth in the 
August 10, 2011 Federal Register notice.
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    Estimated Annual Labor Cost: $3,597,500.
    Estimated Capital or Other Non-Labor Cost: $8,000,000.
    Request for Comment: You can file a comment online or on paper. For 
the FTC to consider your comment, we must receive it on or before 
November 30, 2011. Write ``Franchise Rule, PRA Comment, FTC File No. 
P094400'' on your comment. Your comment--including your name and your 
state--will be placed on the public record of this proceeding, 
including, to the extent practicable, on the public Commission Web 
site, at http://www.ftc.gov/os/publiccomments.shtm. As a matter of 
discretion, the Commission tries to remove individuals' home contact 
information from comments before placing them on the Commission Web 
site.
    Because your comment will be made public, you are solely 
responsible for making sure that your comment does not include any 
sensitive personal information, like anyone's Social Security number, 
date of birth, driver's license number or other state identification 
number or foreign country equivalent, passport number, financial 
account number, or credit or debit card number. You are also solely 
responsible for making sure that your comment does not include any 
sensitive health information, like medical records or other 
individually identifiable health information. In addition, do not 
include any ``[t]rade secret or any commercial or financial information 
which is obtained from any person and which is privileged or 
confidential * * *, '' as provided in Section 6(f) of the FTC Act, 15 
U.S.C. 46(f), and FTC Rule 4.10(a)(2), 16 CFR 4.10(a)(2). If you want 
the Commission to give your comment confidential treatment, you must 
file it in paper form, with a request for confidential treatment, and 
you have to follow the procedure explained in FTC Rule 4.9(c), 16 CFR 
4.9(c).\2\ Your comment will be kept confidential only if the FTC 
General Counsel, in his or her sole discretion, grants your request in 
accordance with the law and the public interest.
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    \2\ In particular, the written request for confidential 
treatment that accompanies the comment must include the factual and 
legal basis for the request, and must identify the specific portions 
of the comment to be withheld from the public record. See FTC Rule 
4.9(c), 16 CFR 4.9(c).
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    Postal mail addressed to the Commission is subject to delay due to 
heightened security screening. As a result, we encourage you to submit 
your comments online, or to send them to the Commission by courier or 
overnight service. To make sure that the Commission considers your 
online comment, you must file it at https://ftcpublic.commentworks.com/ftc/franchiserulePRA2 by following the instructions on the web-based 
form. If this Notice appears at http://www.regulations.gov/#!home, you 
also may file a comment through that Web site.
    If you file your comment on paper, write ``Franchise Rule, PRA 
Comment, FTC File No. P094400'' on your comment and on the envelope, 
and mail or deliver it to the following address: Federal Trade 
Commission, Office of the Secretary, Room H-113 (Annex J), 600 
Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20580. If possible, submit your 
paper comment to the Commission by courier or overnight service.
    Visit the Commission Web site at http://www.ftc.gov to read this 
Notice and the news release describing it. The FTC Act and other laws 
that the Commission administers permit the collection of public 
comments to consider and use in this proceeding as appropriate. The 
Commission will consider all timely and responsive public comments that 
it receives on or before November 30, 2011. You can find more 
information, including routine uses permitted by the Privacy Act, in 
the Commission's privacy policy, at http://www.ftc.gov/ftc/privacy.htm.
    Comments on the information collection requirements subject to 
review under the PRA should additionally be submitted to OMB. If sent 
by U.S. mail, they should be addressed to Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk 
Officer for the Federal Trade Commission, New Executive Office 
Building, Docket Library, Room 10102, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, 
DC 20503. Comments sent to OMB by U.S. postal mail, however, are 
subject to delays due to heightened security

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precautions. Thus, comments instead should be sent by facsimile to 
(202) 395-5167.

Willard K. Tom,
General Counsel.
[FR Doc. 2011-28044 Filed 10-28-11; 8:45 am]
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