Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for Review; Information Collection Request for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Science and Technology, External S&T Collaboration Site (E-STCS), 68486-68487 [2011-28583]

Download as PDF 68486 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 214 / Friday, November 4, 2011 / Notices [FR Doc. 2011–28636 Filed 11–3–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4120–01–C DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families President’s Committee for People With Intellectual Disabilities: Committee Meeting via Conference Call President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities (PCPID). ACTION: Notice of committee meeting via conference call. AGENCY: Monday, November 14, 2011, from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. E.S.T. This meeting, to be held via audio conference call, is open to the public. Details for accessing the full Committee Conference Call, for the public, are cited below: Toll Free Dial-In Number: (800) 779– 1627. Pass Code: 7340316. 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Name of Committee: National Institute of General Medical Sciences Special Emphasis Panel; Review of K99 Grant Applications. Date: November 30, 2011. Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Embassy Suites at the Chevy Chase Pavilion, 4300 Military Road, NW., Washington, DC 20015. Contact Person: John J. Laffan, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Office of Scientific Review, National Institute of General Medical Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Natcher Building, Room 3AN18J, Bethesda, MD 20892, (301) 594–2773, laffanjo@nigms.nih.gov. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.375, Minority Biomedical Research Support; 93.821, Cell Biology and Biophysics Research; 93.859, Pharmacology, Physiology, and Biological Chemistry Research; 93.862, Genetics and Developmental Biology Research; 93.88, PO 00000 Frm 00092 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Minority Access to Research Careers; 93.96, Special Minority Initiatives, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: October 31, 2011. Jennifer Spaeth, Director, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2011–28630 Filed 11–3–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY [Docket No. DHS–2011–0077] Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for Review; Information Collection Request for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Science and Technology, External S&T Collaboration Site (E–STCS) Science and Technology Directorate, DHS. ACTION: 30-day Notice and request for comment. AGENCY: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Science & Technology (S&T) Directorate invites the general public to comment on data collection forms for the External S&T Collaboration Site (E–STCS) program. E–STCS is responsible for providing a collaborative environment for practitioners from first responders, academia, organizations, law enforcement, and the private sector. This clearinghouse will enable its users to share information, best practices and lessons learned within a secure collaborative environment. Registration information will be collected only when needed for users who require further access beyond the E–STCS landing page. In order for a user to access this clearinghouse, he/she must complete a Registration Form to establish a user account. Initially, this will be accomplished by the sponsor contacting the user for their information. As the site matures, the information will be collected via an online Web form. The information collected is used by the DHS S&T E–STCS program to determine the authenticity and suitability of the practitioner requesting access. Once approved, users will utilize the collaborative environment to exchange information, network with other users, as well as post blogs and comments. The DHS invites interested persons to comment on the following form and instructions (hereinafter ‘‘Forms Package’’) for the S&T E–STCS: Request an E–STCS Account (DHS Form 10074). Interested persons may receive a copy of SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\04NON1.SGM 04NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 214 / Friday, November 4, 2011 / Notices the Forms Package by contacting the DHS S&T PRA Coordinator. This notice and request for comments is required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13, 44 U.S.C. chapter 35). DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until December 5, 2011. Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on the proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be addressed to: Desk Officer for the Department of Homeland Security, Science and Technology Directorate, and sent via electronic email to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 395–6974. Please include docket number DHS–2011–0077 in the subject line of the message. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: DHS S&T PRA Coordinator Millie Ives (202) 254–6828 (Not a toll free number). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The information will be collected via the DHS S&T E–STCS secure Web site at https://eshare.st.dhs.gov. The E–STCS Web site will only employ secure Webbased technology (i.e., electronic registration form) to collect information from users to both reduce the burden and increase the efficiency of this collection. The Department is committed to improving its information collection and urges all interested parties to suggest how these materials can further reduce burden while seeking necessary information under the Act. DHS is particularly interested in comments that: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Suggest ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Suggest ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submissions of responses. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:06 Nov 03, 2011 Jkt 226001 Overview of This Information Collection 68487 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: (1) Type of Information Collection: New Information Collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Science and Technology, External S&T Collaboration Site (E–STCS) program. (3) Agency Form Number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Department of Homeland Security, Science & Technology Directorate—Request an E–STCS Account (DHS Form 10074). (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Individuals, consisting of Federal, State and local law enforcement, private sector and academia practitioners. The information collected will be leveraged to determine the authenticity and suitability of the practitioner requesting access. Once approved, users will utilize the collaborative environment to exchange information, network with other users, as well as post blogs and comments. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: a. Estimate of the total number of respondents: 1000. b. An estimate of the time for an average respondent to respond: .083 burden hours. c. An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 83 burden hours. Dated: October 25, 2011. Tara O’Toole, Under Secretary for Science and Technology. Peggy Miller, Office of Response and Recovery, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–3886. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Texas is hereby amended to include the following areas among those areas determined to have been adversely affected by the event declared a major disaster by the President in his declaration of September 9, 2011. Morris and Panola Counties for Public Assistance, including direct federal assistance. Cass and Navarro Counties for Public Assistance, including direct federal assistance (already designated for Individual Assistance). The following Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers (CFDA) are to be used for reporting and drawing funds: 97.030, Community Disaster Loans; 97.031, Cora Brown Fund; 97.032, Crisis Counseling; 97.033, Disaster Legal Services; 97.034, Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA); 97.046, Fire Management Assistance Grant; 97.048, Disaster Housing Assistance to Individuals and Households In Presidentially Declared Disaster Areas; 97.049, Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance— Disaster Housing Operations for Individuals and Households; 97.050 Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance to Individuals and Households—Other Needs; 97.036, Disaster Grants—Public Assistance (Presidentially Declared Disasters); 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant. W. Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. 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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

[Docket No. DHS-2011-0077]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for Review; 
Information Collection Request for the Department of Homeland Security 
(DHS), Science and Technology, External S&T Collaboration Site (E-STCS)

AGENCY: Science and Technology Directorate, DHS.

ACTION: 30-day Notice and request for comment.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Science & 
Technology (S&T) Directorate invites the general public to comment on 
data collection forms for the External S&T Collaboration Site (E-STCS) 
program. E-STCS is responsible for providing a collaborative 
environment for practitioners from first responders, academia, 
organizations, law enforcement, and the private sector. This 
clearinghouse will enable its users to share information, best 
practices and lessons learned within a secure collaborative 
environment. Registration information will be collected only when 
needed for users who require further access beyond the E-STCS landing 
page. In order for a user to access this clearinghouse, he/she must 
complete a Registration Form to establish a user account. Initially, 
this will be accomplished by the sponsor contacting the user for their 
information. As the site matures, the information will be collected via 
an online Web form. The information collected is used by the DHS S&T E-
STCS program to determine the authenticity and suitability of the 
practitioner requesting access. Once approved, users will utilize the 
collaborative environment to exchange information, network with other 
users, as well as post blogs and comments.
    The DHS invites interested persons to comment on the following form 
and instructions (hereinafter ``Forms Package'') for the S&T E-STCS: 
Request an E-STCS Account (DHS Form 10074). Interested persons may 
receive a copy of

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the Forms Package by contacting the DHS S&T PRA Coordinator. This 
notice and request for comments is required by the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. chapter 35).

DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until December 5, 
2011.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on 
the proposed information collection to the Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be 
addressed to: Desk Officer for the Department of Homeland Security, 
Science and Technology Directorate, and sent via electronic email to 
oira_submission@omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 395-6974. Please include 
docket number DHS-2011-0077 in the subject line of the message.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: DHS S&T PRA Coordinator Millie Ives 
(202) 254-6828 (Not a toll free number).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The information will be collected via the 
DHS S&T E-STCS secure Web site at https://eshare.st.dhs.gov. The E-STCS 
Web site will only employ secure Web-based technology (i.e., electronic 
registration form) to collect information from users to both reduce the 
burden and increase the efficiency of this collection.
    The Department is committed to improving its information collection 
and urges all interested parties to suggest how these materials can 
further reduce burden while seeking necessary information under the 
Act.
    DHS is particularly interested in comments that:
    (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, 
including whether the information will have practical utility;
    (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of 
the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used;
    (3) Suggest ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of 
the information to be collected; and
    (4) Suggest ways to minimize the burden of the collection of 
information on those who are to respond, including through the use of 
appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological 
collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., 
permitting electronic submissions of responses.

Overview of This Information Collection

    (1) Type of Information Collection: New Information Collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Science and Technology, External 
S&T Collaboration Site (E-STCS) program.
    (3) Agency Form Number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Department 
of Homeland Security, Science & Technology Directorate--Request an E-
STCS Account (DHS Form 10074).
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Individuals, consisting of Federal, State and 
local law enforcement, private sector and academia practitioners. The 
information collected will be leveraged to determine the authenticity 
and suitability of the practitioner requesting access. Once approved, 
users will utilize the collaborative environment to exchange 
information, network with other users, as well as post blogs and 
comments.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond:
    a. Estimate of the total number of respondents: 1000.
    b. An estimate of the time for an average respondent to respond: 
.083 burden hours.
    c. An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 83 burden hours.

    Dated: October 25, 2011.
Tara O'Toole,
Under Secretary for Science and Technology.
[FR Doc. 2011-28583 Filed 11-3-11; 8:45 am]
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