Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 39714-39715 [2013-15853]

Download as PDF 39714 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 127 / Tuesday, July 2, 2013 / Notices On May 23, 2013, the Chairman of CITA received a request for a Commercial Availability determination (‘‘Request’’) from Grunfeld, Desidario, Lebowitz, Silverman & Klestadt, LLP, on behalf of PCA Textiles, for certain warp stretch woven nylon/rayon/spandex fabric, as specified below. On May 28, 2013, in accordance with CITA’s procedures, CITA notified interested parties of the Request, which was posted on the dedicated Web site for CAFTA–DR Commercial Availability proceedings. In its notification, CITA advised that any Response with an Offer to Supply (‘‘Response’’) must be submitted by June 7, 2013, and any Rebuttal Comments to a Response must be submitted by June 13, 2013, in accordance with sections 6 and 7 of CITA’s procedures. No interested entity submitted a Response to the Request advising CITA of its objection to the Request and its ability to supply the subject product. In accordance with section 203(o)(4)(C) of the CAFTA–DR Implementation Act, and section 8(c)(2) of CITA’s procedures, as no interested entity submitted a Response to object to the Request with an offer to supply the subject product, CITA has determined to add the specified fabric to the list in Annex 3.25 of the CAFTA–DR Agreement. The subject product has been added to the list in Annex 3.25 of the CAFTA– DR Agreement in unrestricted quantities. A revised list has been posted on the dedicated Web site for CAFTA–DR Commercial Availability proceedings. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Specifications: Certain Warp Stretch Woven Nylon/Rayon/Spandex Fabric HTS: 5516.22.0040 or 5516.23.0040. Fiber Content: Rayon (67–80%), Nylon (15–35%), Spandex (2–6%). Yarn Configuration: Warp: Nylon filament combined with spandex filament. Filling: Rayon staple. Yarn Denier: Nylon and Spandex of various deniers. Width: 56–60’’ (142–153 cm). Weight: 220–315 grams per square meter. Thread Count (Density): 76–110 ends per inch (Warp) X 70–90 picks per inch (Filling); (30–44 ends per cm (Warp) X 27–36 picks per cm (Filling)). Weave Type: Twill Weave. Finishing Processes: Airjet Dyed. Kim Glas, Chairman Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements. [FR Doc. 2013–15716 Filed 7–1–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:48 Jul 01, 2013 Jkt 229001 BUREAU OF CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION [Docket No CFPB–2013–0019] Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. ACTION: Notice and request for comment. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) is proposing a new information collection titled, ‘‘Program Evaluation of Financial Empowerment Training Programs.’’ DATES: Written comments are encouraged and must be received on or before August 1, 2013 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by the title of the information collection, OMB Control Number (see below), and docket number (see above), by any of the following methods: • Electronic: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Mail/Hand Delivery/Courier: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Attention: PRA Office), 1700 G Street NW., Washington, DC 20552. Please note that comments submitted by fax or email and those submitted after the comment period will not be accepted. In general, all comments received will be posted without change to regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. Sensitive personal information, such as account numbers or social security numbers, should not be included. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Documentation prepared in support of this information collection request is available at www.reginfo.gov. Requests for additional information should be directed to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, (Attention: PRA Office), 1700 G Street NW., Washington, DC 20552, (202) 435–9575, or email: PRA@cfpb.gov. Please do not submit comments to this email box. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title of Collection: Program Evaluation of Financial Empowerment Training Programs. OMB Control Number: 3170–XXXX. Type of Review: New collection (Request for a new OMB control number). Affected Public: 55 pilot trainers and 880 case managers (financial empowerment professionals who SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 participate in Bureau-sponsored training workshops). Estimated Number of Respondents: 935. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 703. Abstract: The Bureau’s Office of Financial Empowerment (Empowerment) is responsible for developing strategies to improve the financial capability of low income and economically vulnerable consumers. The proposed collections will focus on evaluating (1) training practices and programs that are designed to enhance the ability of caseworkers to inform and educate low income consumers about managing their finances and strategies for making choices among available financial products and services available to them; (2) the evaluation tool that the trainers will use to determine the effectiveness of the training; and (3) the scope of workshop participants’ use of the training. The Bureau expects to collect qualitative data through paperbased surveys and focus groups. The information collected through qualitative evaluation methods will increase the Bureau’s understanding of what elements of training programs and practices can improve caseworker interaction with and assistance to their clients in ways that can improve outcomes for consumers, particularly those who have low incomes. Request For Comments: The Bureau issued a 60-day Federal Register notice on January 29, 2013, (78 FR 6074). Comments were solicited and continue to be invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Bureau, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) The accuracy of the Bureau’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information, including the validity of the methods and the assumptions used; (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 Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. E:\FR\FM\02JYN1.SGM 02JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 127 / Tuesday, July 2, 2013 / Notices Dated: June 26, 2013. Matthew Burton, Acting Chief Information Officer, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. [FR Doc. 2013–15853 Filed 7–1–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AM–P DELAWARE RIVER BASIN COMMISSION tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Notice of Public Hearing and Business Meeting Notice is hereby given that the Delaware River Basin Commission will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, July 9, 2013. A business meeting will be held the following day on Wednesday, July 10, 2013. Both the hearing and business meeting are open to the public and will be held at the Carvel State Building, 820 North French Street, 2nd Floor Auditorium, Wilmington, Delaware. Public Hearing. The public hearing on July 9, 2013 will begin at 1:30 p.m. Hearing items will include draft dockets for projects subject to the Commission’s review, and resolutions to: (a) Reauthorize the Toxics Advisory Committee; (b) authorize the Executive Director to enter into a contract for water quality sampling and analysis to characterize the nature and extent of chronic toxicity in the Delaware River; and (c) authorize the Executive Director to enter into an agreement with the University of Maryland for the analysis of estuary water samples for productivity and nutrient parameters in connection with the Commission’s nutrient management strategy. The list of projects scheduled for hearing, including project descriptions, is currently available in a long form of this notice posted on the Commission’s Web site, www.drbc.net. Draft dockets and resolutions for hearing items will be posted on the Web site approximately ten days prior to the hearing date. Written comments on draft dockets and resolutions scheduled for hearing on July 9 will be accepted through the close of the hearing that day. Time permitting, after the hearing on all scheduled matters has been completed, there will be an opportunity for public dialogue. Because hearings on particular projects may be postponed to allow additional time for the commission’s review, interested parties are advised to check the Web site periodically prior to the hearing date. Postponements, if any, will be duly noted there. Public Meeting. The business meeting on July 10, 2013 will begin at 12:15 p.m. and will include the following items: Adoption of the Minutes of the Commission’s May 8, 2013 business VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:48 Jul 01, 2013 Jkt 229001 meeting, announcements of upcoming meetings and events, a report on hydrologic conditions, reports by the Executive Director and the Commission’s General Counsel, consideration of items for which a hearing has been completed, and a public dialogue session. The Commissioners also may consider action on matters not subject to a public hearing. There will be no opportunity for additional public comments at the July 10 business meeting on items for which a hearing was completed on July 9 or a previous date. Commission consideration on July 10 of items for which the public hearing is closed may result in either approval of the docket or resolution as proposed, approval with changes, denial, or deferral. When the commissioners defer an action, they may announce an additional period for written comment on the item, with or without an additional hearing date, or they may take additional time to consider the input they have already received without requesting further public input. Any deferred items will be considered for action at a public meeting of the commission on a future date. Advance Sign-Up for Oral Comment. Individuals who wish to comment for the record at the public hearing on July 9 or to address the Commissioners informally during the public dialogue portion of the meeting on July 10 are asked to sign up in advance by contacting Ms. Paula Schmitt of the Commission staff, at paula.schmitt@drbc.state.nj.us or by phoning Ms. Schmitt at 609–883–9500 ext. 224. Addresses for Written Comment. Written comment on items scheduled for hearing may be delivered by hand at the public hearing or submitted in advance of the hearing date to: Commission Secretary, P.O. Box 7360, 25 State Police Drive, West Trenton, NJ 08628; by fax to Commission Secretary, DRBC at 609–883–9522 or by email to paula.schmitt@drbc.state.nj.us. Written comment on dockets should also be furnished directly to the Project Review Section at the above address or fax number or by email to william.muszynski@drbc.state.nj.us. Accommodations for Special Needs. Individuals in need of an accommodation as provided for in the Americans with Disabilities Act who wish to attend the informational meeting, conference session or hearings should contact the Commission Secretary directly at 609–883–9500 ext. 203 or through the Telecommunications PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 39715 Relay Services (TRS) at 711, to discuss how we can accommodate your needs. Updates. Items scheduled for hearing are occasionally postponed to allow more time for the Commission to consider them. Other meeting items also are subject to change. Please check the Commission’s Web site, www.drbc.net, closer to the meeting date for changes that may be made after the deadline for filing this notice. Additional Information, Contacts. The list of projects scheduled for hearing, with descriptions, is currently available in a long form of this notice posted on the Commission’s Web site, www.drbc.net. Draft dockets and resolutions for hearing items will be posted as hyperlinks from the notice at the same location approximately ten days prior to the hearing date. Additional public records relating to hearing items may be examined at the Commission’s offices by appointment by contacting Ms. Carol Adamovic, 609– 883–9500, ext. 249. For other questions concerning hearing items, please contact Project Review Section Assistant Ms. Victoria Lawson at 609–883–9500, ext. 216. Dated: June 26, 2013. Pamela M. Bush, Commission Secretary and Assistant General Counsel. [FR Doc. 2013–15821 Filed 7–1–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6360–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No. ED–2013–ICCD–0058] Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006 (P.L. 109–270) State Plan Guide Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE), Department of Education (ED). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before August 1, 2013. ADDRESSES: Comments submitted in response to this notice should be submitted electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http:// www.regulations.gov by selecting Docket ID number ED–2013–ICCD–0058 or via postal mail, commercial delivery, or hand delivery. Please note that SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\02JYN1.SGM 02JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 127 (Tuesday, July 2, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 39714-39715]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-15853]


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BUREAU OF CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION

[Docket No CFPB-2013-0019]


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

AGENCY: Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection.

ACTION: Notice and request for comment.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), 
the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) is proposing a new 
information collection titled, ``Program Evaluation of Financial 
Empowerment Training Programs.''

DATES: Written comments are encouraged and must be received on or 
before August 1, 2013 to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by the title of the 
information collection, OMB Control Number (see below), and docket 
number (see above), by any of the following methods:
     Electronic: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the 
instructions for submitting comments.
     Mail/Hand Delivery/Courier: Consumer Financial Protection 
Bureau (Attention: PRA Office), 1700 G Street NW., Washington, DC 
20552.

Please note that comments submitted by fax or email and those submitted 
after the comment period will not be accepted. In general, all comments 
received will be posted without change to regulations.gov, including 
any personal information provided. Sensitive personal information, such 
as account numbers or social security numbers, should not be included.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Documentation prepared in support of 
this information collection request is available at www.reginfo.gov. 
Requests for additional information should be directed to the Consumer 
Financial Protection Bureau, (Attention: PRA Office), 1700 G Street 
NW., Washington, DC 20552, (202) 435-9575, or email: PRA@cfpb.gov. 
Please do not submit comments to this email box.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title of Collection: Program Evaluation of Financial Empowerment 
Training Programs.
    OMB Control Number: 3170-XXXX.
    Type of Review: New collection (Request for a new OMB control 
number).
    Affected Public: 55 pilot trainers and 880 case managers (financial 
empowerment professionals who participate in Bureau-sponsored training 
workshops).
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 935.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 703.
    Abstract: The Bureau's Office of Financial Empowerment 
(Empowerment) is responsible for developing strategies to improve the 
financial capability of low income and economically vulnerable 
consumers. The proposed collections will focus on evaluating (1) 
training practices and programs that are designed to enhance the 
ability of caseworkers to inform and educate low income consumers about 
managing their finances and strategies for making choices among 
available financial products and services available to them; (2) the 
evaluation tool that the trainers will use to determine the 
effectiveness of the training; and (3) the scope of workshop 
participants' use of the training. The Bureau expects to collect 
qualitative data through paper-based surveys and focus groups. The 
information collected through qualitative evaluation methods will 
increase the Bureau's understanding of what elements of training 
programs and practices can improve caseworker interaction with and 
assistance to their clients in ways that can improve outcomes for 
consumers, particularly those who have low incomes.
    Request For Comments: The Bureau issued a 60-day Federal Register 
notice on January 29, 2013, (78 FR 6074). Comments were solicited and 
continue to be invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Bureau, 
including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) The 
accuracy of the Bureau's estimate of the burden of the collection of 
information, including the validity of the methods and the assumptions 
used; (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 Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) approval. All comments will become a matter of public 
record.


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    Dated: June 26, 2013.
Matthew Burton,
Acting Chief Information Officer, Bureau of Consumer Financial 
Protection.
[FR Doc. 2013-15853 Filed 7-1-13; 8:45 am]
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