Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for a New Information Collection, 60506-60507 [2012-24422]

Download as PDF 60506 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 192 / Wednesday, October 3, 2012 / Notices Electronic Comments DEPARTMENT OF STATE • Use the Commission’s Internet comment form (https://www.sec.gov/ rules/sro.shtml); or • Send an email to rulecomments@sec.gov. Please include File No. SR–C2–2012–033 on the subject line. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION [Public Notice 8051] Federal Highway Administration [Docket No. FHWA–2012–0080] Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: ‘‘Light and Shadows: The Story of Iranian Jews’’ Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Act of October 19, 1965 (79 Stat. 985; 22 U.S.C. 2459), Executive Order 12047 of March 27, 1978, the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (112 Stat. 2681, et seq.; 22 U.S.C. 6501 note, et seq.), Delegation of Authority No. 234 of October 1, 1999, Delegation of Authority No. 236–3 of August 28, 2000 (and, as appropriate, Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003), I hereby determine that certain of the objects to be included in the exhibition ‘‘Light and Shadows: The Story of Iranian Jews,’’ imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. These objects are imported pursuant to a loan agreement with the foreign owner or custodian. I also determine that the exhibition or display of these exhibit objects at the Fowler Museum at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, from on or about October 21, 2012, until on or about March 10, 2013, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these Determinations be published in the Federal Register. SUMMARY: Paper Comments • Send paper comments in triplicate to Elizabeth M. Murphy, Secretary, Securities and Exchange Commission, 100 F Street NE., Washington, DC 20549–1090. All submissions should refer to File No. SR–C2–2012–033. This file number should be included on the subject line if email is used. To help the Commission process and review your comments more efficiently, please use only one method. The Commission will post all comments on the Commission’s Web site (https://www.sec.gov/rules/ sro.shtml). Copies of the submission, all subsequent amendments, all written statements with respect to the proposed rule change that are filed with the Commission, and all written communications relating to the proposed rule change between the Commission and any person, other than those that may be withheld from the public in accordance with the provisions of 5 U.S.C. 552, will be available for Web site viewing and printing in the Commission’s Public Reference Room, 100 F Street NE., Washington, DC 20549, on official business days between the hours of 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Copies of such filing also will be available for inspection and copying at the principal office of C2. All comments received will be posted without change; the Commission does not edit personal identifying information from submissions. You should submit only information that you wish to make available publicly. All submissions should refer to File No. SR–C2–2012–033 and should be submitted on or before October 24, 2012. For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.9 Kevin M. O’Neill, Deputy Secretary. For further information, including a list of the objects covered by this notice, contact Julie Simpson, AttorneyAdviser, Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: 202–632–6467). The mailing address is U.S. Department of State, SA–5, L/PD, Fifth Floor (Suite 5H03), Washington, DC 20522–0505. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dated: September 28, 2012. J. Adam Ereli, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2012–24435 Filed 10–2–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P erowe on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with [FR Doc. 2012–24290 Filed 10–2–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P 9 17 CFR 200.30–3(a)(12). VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:03 Oct 02, 2012 Jkt 229001 PO 00000 Frm 00134 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for a New Information Collection Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: FHWA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) approval for a new information collection, which is summarized below under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. We published a Federal Register Notice with a 60-day public comment period on this information collection on June 22, 2012. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Please submit comments by November 2, 2012. ADDRESSES: You may send comments within 30 days to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention DOT Desk Officer. You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information collection, including: (1) Whether the proposed collection is necessary for the FHWA’s performance; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) ways for the FHWA to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the collected information; and (4) ways that the burden could be minimized, including the use of electronic technology, without reducing the quality of the collected information. All comments should include the Docket number FHWA–2012–0080. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Howell, (202) 366–5707, Office Administration, Information Technology Division, Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. Office hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Customer Satisfaction Surveys. Background: Executive Order 12862, ‘‘Setting Customer Service Standards’’ requires that federal agencies provide the highest quality service to our customers by identifying them and determining what they think about our existing services and products. The surveys covered in the existing generic SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\03OCN1.SGM 03OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 192 / Wednesday, October 3, 2012 / Notices clearance will provide the FHWA a means to gather this data directly from our customers. The information obtained from the surveys will be used to assist in evaluating service delivery and processes. The responses to the surveys will be voluntary and will not involve information that is required by regulations. There will be no direct cost to the respondents other than their time. The FHWA plans to provide an electronic means for responding to the majority of the surveys via the World Wide Web. Respondents: State and local governments, highway industry organizations, general public. Frequency: Generally, on an annual basis. Estimated Average Burden per Response: The burden hours per response will vary with each survey; however, we estimate an average burden of 15 minutes for each survey. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: We estimate that FHWA will survey approximately 21,000 respondents annually during the next three years. Therefore, the estimated total annual burden is 5,250 hours. Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information collection, including: (1) Whether the proposed collection is necessary for the FHWA’s performance; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) ways for the FHWA to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the collected information; and (4) ways that the burden could be minimized, including the use of computer technology, without reducing the quality of the collected information. The agency will summarize and/or include your comments in the request for OMB’s clearance of this information collection. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1.48. Issued On: September 28, 2012. Steven Smith, Chief, Information Technology Division. [FR Doc. 2012–24422 Filed 10–2–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [Docket No. FMCSA–2006–26367] Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee (MCSAC): Public Subcommittee Meeting Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of Meeting of Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) Subcommittee of Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee (MCSAC). AGENCY: FMCSA announces that the CSA Subcommittee of the MCSAC will hold a meeting on Tuesday— Wednesday, October 16–17, 2012. Established at the August 2012 meeting of the MCSAC in accordance with Task 12–03, the subcommittee will provide the MCSAC with concepts, ideas, and recommendations on the CSA program. The entire subcommittee meeting will be open to the public, with a public comment period to occur during the last one-half hour of each day. TIME AND DATES: The meetings will be held on Tuesday—Wednesday, October 16–17, 2012, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time (E.D.T.). The meeting will be held at the National Training Center (NTC), 1310 N. Courthouse Road, Suite 600, Arlington, VA in the Western Conference Room. The NTC is accessible by the Courthouse Metro station. Copies of MCSAC Task Statement 12– 03 and an agenda are available at https://mcsac.fmcsa.dot.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Shannon L. Watson, Senior Advisor to the Associate Administrator for Policy, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590, (202) 385–2395, mcsac@dot.gov. SUMMARY: Services for Individuals With Disabilities For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact Elizabeth Turner at (617) 494–2068, elizabeth.turner@dot.gov, by Wednesday, October 10, 2012. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: erowe on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with MCSAC Section 4144 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA–LU, 15:03 Oct 02, 2012 Jkt 229001 PO 00000 Frm 00135 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Public Law 109–59, 119 Stat. 1144, August 10, 2005) required the Secretary of Transportation to establish the MCSAC. The MCSAC provides advice and recommendations to the FMCSA Administrator on motor carrier safety programs and regulations, and operates in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA, 5 U.S.C. App 2). II. Meeting Participation Oral comments from the public will be heard during the last half-hour of the meeting on each day. Should the subcommittee conclude its deliberations prior to the time stated in this notice, the public comment period will occur at that time. Additionally, should all public comments be exhausted prior to the end of the specified period, the comment period will close. Members of the public may submit written comments on the topics to be considered during the meeting by Wednesday, October 10, 2012, to the Docket, referencing Docket Number FMCSA–2006–26367 using any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to https://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Fax: 202–493–2251. • Mail: Docket Management Facility; U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., West Building, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590. • Hand Delivery: U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Room W12–140, Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., E.T. Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Issued on: September 26, 2012. Larry W. Minor, Associate Administrator of Policy. [FR Doc. 2012–24344 Filed 10–2–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS I. Background VerDate Mar<15>2010 60507 Voluntary Service National Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under Public Law 92– 463 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that the Executive Committee of the Department of Veterans Affairs Voluntary Service (VAVS) National Advisory Committee (NAC) will meet October 25–26, 2012, at the Embassy Suites Raleigh-Durham Research Triangle Park, 201 Harrison Oaks Boulevard, Cary, North Carolina. The E:\FR\FM\03OCN1.SGM 03OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 192 (Wednesday, October 3, 2012)]
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[FR Doc No: 2012-24422]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration

[Docket No. FHWA-2012-0080]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments 
for a New Information Collection

AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: FHWA invites public comments about our intention to request 
the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval for a new 
information collection, which is summarized below under SUPPLEMENTARY 
INFORMATION. We published a Federal Register Notice with a 60-day 
public comment period on this information collection on June 22, 2012. 
We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.

DATES: Please submit comments by November 2, 2012.

ADDRESSES: You may send comments within 30 days to the Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 
725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention DOT Desk Officer. 
You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information collection, 
including: (1) Whether the proposed collection is necessary for the 
FHWA's performance; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) ways 
for the FHWA to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the 
collected information; and (4) ways that the burden could be minimized, 
including the use of electronic technology, without reducing the 
quality of the collected information. All comments should include the 
Docket number FHWA-2012-0080.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Howell, (202) 366-5707, Office 
Administration, Information Technology Division, Federal Highway 
Administration, Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue 
SE., Washington, DC 20590. Office hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., 
Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Customer Satisfaction Surveys.
    Background: Executive Order 12862, ``Setting Customer Service 
Standards'' requires that federal agencies provide the highest quality 
service to our customers by identifying them and determining what they 
think about our existing services and products. The surveys covered in 
the existing generic

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clearance will provide the FHWA a means to gather this data directly 
from our customers.
    The information obtained from the surveys will be used to assist in 
evaluating service delivery and processes. The responses to the surveys 
will be voluntary and will not involve information that is required by 
regulations. There will be no direct cost to the respondents other than 
their time. The FHWA plans to provide an electronic means for 
responding to the majority of the surveys via the World Wide Web.
    Respondents: State and local governments, highway industry 
organizations, general public.
    Frequency: Generally, on an annual basis.
    Estimated Average Burden per Response: The burden hours per 
response will vary with each survey; however, we estimate an average 
burden of 15 minutes for each survey.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: We estimate that FHWA will 
survey approximately 21,000 respondents annually during the next three 
years. Therefore, the estimated total annual burden is 5,250 hours.
    Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of 
this information collection, including: (1) Whether the proposed 
collection is necessary for the FHWA's performance; (2) the accuracy of 
the estimated burden; (3) ways for the FHWA to enhance the quality, 
usefulness, and clarity of the collected information; and (4) ways that 
the burden could be minimized, including the use of computer 
technology, without reducing the quality of the collected information. 
The agency will summarize and/or include your comments in the request 
for OMB's clearance of this information collection.

     Authority:  The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. 
Chapter 35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1.48.

     Issued On: September 28, 2012.
 Steven Smith,
Chief, Information Technology Division.
[FR Doc. 2012-24422 Filed 10-2-12; 8:45 am]
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