Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy, 19178-19179 [2012-7647]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 19178 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 62 / Friday, March 30, 2012 / Notices Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35). Agency: National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Title: Survey of the Need for the Improvement of the Infrared Reflectance Measurements Standards. OMB Control Number: None. Form Number(s): None. Type of Request: Regular submission (new information collection). Burden Hours: 50 Hours. Number of Respondents: 100. Average Hours Per Response: 30 minutes. Needs and Uses: The Sensor Science Division (SSD) of the Physical Measurement Laboratory (PML) of NIST is responsible for providing standards for the characterization of the optical properties of materials for the United States. This serves the needs of a wide range of industries as well as government and academic laboratories. For many years, the SSD has been working to establish physical standards, measurement methods and measurement services in the infrared, and in recent years there have been numerous inquiries and requests for NIST to address specific needs, many of which are related to infrared reflectance. The purpose of this survey is to assess infrared optical properties measurement community needs for standard reference materials, calibration services, workshops, courses, and other means for improvement of the quality of their measurement data and traceability to national standards. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations; Not-for-profit institutions; Federal government; State, local, or tribal government. Frequency: Once. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. OMB Desk Officer: Jasmeet Seehra, (202) 395–3123. Copies of the above information collection proposal can be obtained by calling or writing Jennifer Jessup, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, (202) 482–0336, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at JJessup@doc.gov). Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to, OMB Desk Officer, Jasmeet Seehra, (202) 395–3123, Fax Number (202) 395–5167, or Jasmeet_K._Seehra@omb.eop.gov). VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:11 Mar 29, 2012 Jkt 226001 Dated: March 27, 2012. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2012–7641 Filed 3–29–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–13–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Economic Development Administration Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy Economic Development Administration (EDA), Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, as amended. SUMMARY: Written comments must be submitted on or before May 29, 2012. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Jennifer Jessup, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at JJessup@doc.gov). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to John Cobb, Program Analyst, Office of Regional Affairs, Room 7009, Economic Development Administration, Washington, DC 20230, telephone (202) 482–0951, facsimile (202) 482–2838 (or via the Internet at John.f.cobb@eda.gov). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: I. Abstract The mission of the Economic Development Administration (EDA) is to lead the Federal economic agenda by promoting innovation and competitiveness, preparing American regions for growth and success in the worldwide economy. In order to effectively administer and monitor its economic development assistance programs, EDA collects certain information from applications for, and recipients of, EDA investment assistance. This 60-day Federal Register Notice covers: Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy. PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 A Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) is required to qualify for EDA investment assistance under its Public Works, Economic Adjustment, and most planning programs, and is a prerequisite for a region’s designation by EDA as an Economic Development District (see 13 CFR 303, 305.2, and 307.2 of EDA’s regulations). This collection of information is required to ensure that the recipient is complying with EDA’s CEDS requirement. II. Method of Collection Paper and electronic submissions. III. Data OMB Control Number: 0610–0093. Form Number(s): None. Type of Review: Regular submission. Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions; Federal government; State, local, or tribal government; Business or other for-profit organizations. Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 552. Estimated Time per Response: 480 hours for the initial CEDS for a District organization or other planning organization funded by EDA; 160 hours for the CEDS revision required at least every 5 years from an EDA-funded District or other planning organization; 40 hours for the annual updated CEDS performance report required of EDAfunded District or other planning organizations; 40 hours per applicant for EDA Public Works or Economic Adjustment assistance with a project deemed by EDA to ‘merit further consideration’ that is not located in an EDA-funded District. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 31,295. Estimated Total Annual Cost: $0. IV. Request for Comments 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 (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; E:\FR\FM\30MRN1.SGM 30MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 62 / Friday, March 30, 2012 / Notices they also will become a matter of public record. Dated: March 27, 2012. Glenna Mickelson, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2012–7647 Filed 3–29–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–34–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Agenda Foreign-Trade Zones Board Monday, April 16 [Docket T–1–2012] Foreign-Trade Zone 267, Temporary/ Interim Manufacturing Authority, CNH America, LLC, Agricultural and Construction Equipment; Notice of Approval On January 12, 2012, the Executive Secretary of the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board filed an application submitted by the Fargo Municipal Airport Authority, grantee of FTZ 267, requesting to expand manufacturing under temporary/interim manufacturing (T/IM) authority to include subassemblies and parts of tractors, combines, and wheel loaders, on behalf of CNH America LLC, within FTZ 267— Site 2, in Fargo, North Dakota. The application was processed in accordance with T/IM procedures, as authorized by FTZ Board Orders 1347 (69 FR 52857, 8/30/04) and 1480 (71 FR 55422, 9/22/06), including notice in the Federal Register inviting public comment (77 FR 2699, 1/19/2012). The FTZ staff examiner reviewed the application and determined that it meets the criteria for approval under T/IM procedures. Pursuant to the authority delegated to the FTZ Board Executive Secretary in the abovereferenced Board Orders, the application is approved, effective this date, until March 22, 2012, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.28. Dated: March 23, 2012. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2012–7598 Filed 3–29–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–M mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security Emerging Technology and Research Advisory Committee; Notice of Partially Closed Meeting The Emerging Technology and Research Advisory Committee (ETRAC) will meet on April 16, 2012, 8:30 a.m., VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:11 Mar 29, 2012 Room 6527, (closed session) and April 17, 2012, 8:30 a.m., Room 3884, (open session) at the Herbert C. Hoover Building, 14th Street between Pennsylvania and Constitution Avenues NW., Washington, DC. The Committee advises the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Export Administration on emerging technology and research activities, including those related to deemed exports. Jkt 226001 Closed Session: 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. Discussion of matters determined to be exempt from the provisions relating to public meetings found in 5 U.S.C. app. 2 10(a)(1) and l0(a)(3). The Assistant Secretary for Administration, with the concurrence of the delegate of the General Counsel, formally determined on March 20, 2012, pursuant to Section l0(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, that the portion of the meeting dealing with matters which would be likely to frustrate significantly implementation of a proposed agency action as described in 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(9)(B) shall be exempt from the provisions relating to public meetings found in 5 U.S.C. app. 2 10(a)1 and 10(a)(3). The remaining portions of the meeting will be open to the public. Tuesday, April 17 Open Session: 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. 1. ETRAC Committee Business. 2. Nanotechnology—Nanocoated Materials. 3. Science and Engineering Indicators. 4. ETRAC Committee Discussion. 5. Planning for Next Meeting. The open sessions will be accessible via teleconference to 40 participants on a first come, first serve basis. To join the conference, submit inquiries to Ms. Yvette Springer at Yvette.Springer@bis.doc.gov no later than April 9, 2012. A limited number of seats will be available for the public session. Reservations are not accepted. To the extent that time permits, members of the public may present oral statements to the Committee. The public may submit written statements at any time before or after the meeting. However, to facilitate the distribution of public presentation materials to the Committee members, the Committee suggests that presenters forward the public presentation materials prior to the meeting to Ms. Springer via email. For more information, call Yvette Springer at (202) 482–2813. PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 19179 Dated: March 26, 2012. Yvette Springer, Committee Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 2012–7720 Filed 3–29–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–JT–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews and Request for Revocation in Part, and Deferral of Administrative Review Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (‘‘the Department’’) has received requests to conduct administrative reviews of various antidumping and countervailing duty orders and findings with February anniversary dates. In accordance with the Department’s regulations, we are initiating those administrative reviews. The Department received a request to revoke one antidumping duty order in part. The Department also received a request to defer the initiation of an administrative review for one anitdumping duty order. DATES: Effective Date: March 30, 2012. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brenda E. Waters, Office of AD/CVD Operations, Customs Unit, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230, telephone: (202) 482–4735. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: Background The Department has received timely requests, in accordance with 19 CFR 351.213(b), for administrative reviews of various antidumping and countervailing duty orders and findings with February anniversary dates. With respect to the antidumping duty orders on Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp from Brazil, India, and Thailand, the initiation of the antidumping duty administrative review for these cases will be published in a separate initiation notice. The Department received a timely request to revoke in part the antidumping duty order on Certain Frozen Warmwater Shrimp from the People’s Republic of China with respect to one exporter. The Department also received a request in accordance with 19 CFR 351.213(c) to defer for one year the initiation of the February 1, 2011, through January 31, 2012, administrative review of the antidumping duty order on Stainless E:\FR\FM\30MRN1.SGM 30MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 62 (Friday, March 30, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 19178-19179]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-7647]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Economic Development Administration


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Comprehensive 
Economic Development Strategy

AGENCY: Economic Development Administration (EDA), Department of 
Commerce.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort 
to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public 
and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on 
proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, as amended.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before May 29, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Jennifer Jessup, Departmental 
Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th 
Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the 
Internet at JJessup@doc.gov).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should 
be directed to John Cobb, Program Analyst, Office of Regional Affairs, 
Room 7009, Economic Development Administration, Washington, DC 20230, 
telephone (202) 482-0951, facsimile (202) 482-2838 (or via the Internet 
at John.f.cobb@eda.gov).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Abstract

    The mission of the Economic Development Administration (EDA) is to 
lead the Federal economic agenda by promoting innovation and 
competitiveness, preparing American regions for growth and success in 
the worldwide economy. In order to effectively administer and monitor 
its economic development assistance programs, EDA collects certain 
information from applications for, and recipients of, EDA investment 
assistance. This 60-day Federal Register Notice covers: Comprehensive 
Economic Development Strategy.
    A Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) is required to 
qualify for EDA investment assistance under its Public Works, Economic 
Adjustment, and most planning programs, and is a prerequisite for a 
region's designation by EDA as an Economic Development District (see 13 
CFR 303, 305.2, and 307.2 of EDA's regulations). This collection of 
information is required to ensure that the recipient is complying with 
EDA's CEDS requirement.

II. Method of Collection

    Paper and electronic submissions.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0610-0093.
    Form Number(s): None.
    Type of Review: Regular submission.
    Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions; Federal government; 
State, local, or tribal government; Business or other for-profit 
organizations.
    Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 552.
    Estimated Time per Response: 480 hours for the initial CEDS for a 
District organization or other planning organization funded by EDA; 160 
hours for the CEDS revision required at least every 5 years from an 
EDA-funded District or other planning organization; 40 hours for the 
annual updated CEDS performance report required of EDA-funded District 
or other planning organizations; 40 hours per applicant for EDA Public 
Works or Economic Adjustment assistance with a project deemed by EDA to 
`merit further consideration' that is not located in an EDA-funded 
District.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 31,295.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost: $0.

IV. Request for Comments

    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 
(including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; 
(c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the 
collection of information on respondents, including through the use of 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information 
collection;

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they also will become a matter of public record.

    Dated: March 27, 2012.
Glenna Mickelson,
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2012-7647 Filed 3-29-12; 8:45 am]
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