Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery, 74175-74176 [2013-29430]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 237 / Tuesday, December 10, 2013 / Notices 74175 NATIONAL FOUNDATION ON THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 951–960, as amended). NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities; Arts and Artifacts Indemnity Panel Advisory Committee DATES: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for meeting dates. [Docket No. NRC–2013–0268] The meetings will be held at The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress, 101 Independence Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20540–4860. Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: AGENCY: National Endowment for the Humanities ACTION: Notice of Charter Renewal for Arts and Artifacts Indemnity Panel Advisory Committee. AGENCY: Pursuant to section 9(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. 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[FR Doc. 2013–29456 Filed 12–9–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7536–01–P NATIONAL FOUNDATION ON THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES Meetings of Humanities Panel National Endowment for the Humanities. ACTION: Notice of meetings. AGENCY: Pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given that three meetings of the Humanities Panel will be held during January 2014 as follows. The purpose of the meetings is for panel review, discussion, evaluation, and recommendation of applications for financial assistance under the National Foundation on the Arts and Humanities maindgalligan on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:48 Dec 09, 2013 Jkt 232001 ADDRESSES: Lisette Voyatzis, Committee Management Officer, 1100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Room, 529, Washington, DC 20506, or call (202) 606–8322. Hearingimpaired individuals are advised that information on this matter may be obtained by contacting the National Endowment for the Humanities’ TDD terminal at (202) 606–8282. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Meetings 1. Date: January 13, 2014 Time: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This meeting will discuss applications for the Kluge Fellowships grant program, submitted to the division of Research Programs. 2. Date: January 14, 2014 Time: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This meeting will discuss applications for the Klug Fellowships grant program, submitted to the division of Research Programs. 3. Date: January 16, 2014 Time: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This meeting will discuss applications for the Kluge Fellowships grant program, submitted to the division of Research Programs. Because these meetings will include review of personal and/or proprietary financial and commercial information given in confidence to the agency by grant applicants, the meetings will be closed to the public pursuant to sections 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6) of Title 5, U.S.C., as amended. I have made this determination pursuant to the authority granted me by the Chairman’s Delegation of Authority to Close Advisory Committee Meetings dated July 19, 1993. Dated: December 5, 2013. Lisette Voyatzis, Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–29453 Filed 12–9–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7536–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00075 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Nuclear Regulatory Commission. ACTION: 30-day notice of submission of information collection approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and request for comments. As part of a Federal Governmentwide effort to streamline the process to seek feedback from the public on service delivery, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has submitted a Generic Information Collection Request (Generic ICR): ‘‘Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery’’ to OMB for approval under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3501 et. seq.). DATES: Comments must be submitted January 9, 2014. ADDRESSES: Written comments may be submitted directly to the OMB reviewer Chad Whiteman, Desk Officer, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, NEOB–10202, Office of Management and Budget, Washington, DC 20503. Comments can also be emailed to Chad_ S_Whiteman@omb.eop.gov or submitted by telephone at 202–395–4718. The NRC Clearance Officer is Tremaine Donnell, 301–415–6258. Comments received after this date will be considered if it is practical to do so, but assurance of consideration cannot be given to comments received after this date. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information, please contact the NRC Clearance Officer, Tremaine Donnell (T–5 F53), U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555–0001; telephone: 301–415–6258, or by email to INFOCOLLECTS.Resource@NRC.GOV. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery. Abstract: The information collection activity will garner qualitative customer and stakeholder feedback in an efficient, timely manner, in accordance with the Administration’s commitment to improving service delivery. By qualitative feedback we mean information that provides useful insights on perceptions and opinions, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\10DEN1.SGM 10DEN1 74176 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 237 / Tuesday, December 10, 2013 / Notices maindgalligan on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES but are not statistical surveys that yield quantitative results that can be generalized to the population of study. This feedback will provide insights into customer or stakeholder perceptions, experiences and expectations, provide an early warning of issues with service, or focus attention on areas where communication, training or changes in operations might improve delivery of products or services. These collections will allow for ongoing, collaborative and actionable communications between the Agency and its customers and stakeholders. It will also allow feedback to contribute directly to the improvement of program management. Feedback collected under this generic clearance will provide useful information, but it will not yield data that can be generalized to the overall population. This type of generic clearance for qualitative information will not be used for quantitative information collections that are designed to yield reliably actionable results, such as monitoring trends over time or documenting program performance. Such data uses require more rigorous designs that address: The target population to which generalizations will be made, the sampling frame, the sample design (including stratification and clustering), the precision requirements or power calculations that justify the proposed sample size, the expected response rate, methods for assessing potential nonresponse bias, the protocols for data collection, and any testing procedures that were or will be undertaken prior fielding the study. Depending on the degree of influence the results are likely to have, such collections may still be eligible for submission for other generic mechanisms that are designed to yield quantitative results. The NRC received no comments in response to the 60-day notice published in the Federal Register of December 22, 2010 (75 FR 80542). Below we provide NRC’s projected average estimates for the next 3 years: 1 Current Actions: New collection of information. Type of Review: New Collection. Affected Public: Individuals and Households, Businesses and 1 The 60-day notice included the following estimate of the aggregate burden hours for this generic clearance federal-wide: Average Expected Annual Number of Activities: 25,000. Average Number of Respondents per Activity: 200. Annual Responses: 5,000,000. Frequency of Response: Once per request. Average Minutes per Response: 30. Burden Hours: 2,500,000. VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:48 Dec 09, 2013 Jkt 232001 Organizations, State, Local or Tribal Government. Average Expected Annual Number of Activities: 56. Respondents: 6,665. Annual Responses: 6,665. Frequency of Response: Once per request, on occasion. Average Minutes per Response: 32.25. Burden Hours: 3,582.5. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 4th day of December 2013. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Brenda Miles, Acting NRC Clearance Officer, Office of Information Services. [FR Doc. 2013–29430 Filed 12–9–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P Gallagher; telephone: 301–287–3422; email: Carol.Gallagher@nrc.gov. For technical questions, contact the individual(s) listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this document. • Mail comments to: Cindy Bladey, Chief, Rules, Announcements, and Directives Branch (RADB), Office of Administration, Mail Stop: 3WFN, 06–44M, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555– 0001. For additional direction on accessing information and submitting comments, see ‘‘Accessing Information and Submitting Comments’’ in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Accessing Information and Submitting Comments A. Accessing Information NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION [NRC–2013–0266] Biweekly Notice; Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses Involving No Significant Hazards Considerations Background Pursuant to Section 189a.(2) of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended (the Act), the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is publishing this regular biweekly notice. The Act requires the Commission to publish notice of any amendments issued, or proposed to be issued and grants the Commission the authority to issue and make immediately effective any amendment to an operating license or combined license, as applicable, upon a determination by the Commission that such amendment involves no significant hazards consideration, notwithstanding the pendency before the Commission of a request for a hearing from any person. This biweekly notice includes all notices of amendments issued, or proposed to be issued from November 14, 2013 to November 27, 2013. The last biweekly notice was published on November 26, 2013 (78 FR 70589). ADDRESSES: You may submit comment by any of the following methods (unless this document describes a different method for submitting comments on a specific subject): • Federal Rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC–2013–0266. Address questions about NRC dockets to Carol PO 00000 Frm 00076 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Please refer to Docket ID NRC–2013– 0266 when contacting the NRC about the availability of information regarding this document. You may access publicly-available information related to this action by the following methods: • Federal Rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC–2013–0266. • NRC’s Agencywide Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS): You may access publiclyavailable documents online in the NRC Library at http://www.nrc.gov/readingrm/adams.html. To begin the search, select ‘‘ADAMS Public Documents’’ and then select ‘‘Begin Web-based ADAMS Search.’’ For problems with ADAMS, please contact the NRC’s Public Document Room (PDR) reference staff at 1–800–397–4209, 301–415–4737, or by email to pdr.resource@nrc.gov. The ADAMS accession number for each document referenced in this notice (if that document is available in ADAMS) is provided the first time that a document is referenced. • NRC’s PDR: You may examine and purchase copies of public documents at the NRC’s PDR, Room O1–F21, One White Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852. B. Submitting Comments Please include Docket ID NRC–2013– 0266 in the subject line of your comment submission, in order to ensure that the NRC is able to make your comment submission available to the public in this docket. The NRC cautions you not to include identifying or contact information that you do not want to be publicly disclosed in your comment submission. E:\FR\FM\10DEN1.SGM 10DEN1

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NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION

[Docket No. NRC-2013-0268]


 Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request; Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative 
Feedback on Agency Service Delivery

AGENCY: Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

ACTION: 30-day notice of submission of information collection approval 
from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and request for 
comments.

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SUMMARY: As part of a Federal Governmentwide effort to streamline the 
process to seek feedback from the public on service delivery, the U.S. 
Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has submitted a Generic Information 
Collection Request (Generic ICR): ``Generic Clearance for the 
Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery'' to OMB 
for approval under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3501 
et. seq.).

DATES: Comments must be submitted January 9, 2014.

ADDRESSES: Written comments may be submitted directly to the OMB 
reviewer Chad Whiteman, Desk Officer, Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs, NEOB-10202, Office of Management and Budget, 
Washington, DC 20503. Comments can also be emailed to Chad_S_Whiteman@omb.eop.gov or submitted by telephone at 202-395-4718. The NRC 
Clearance Officer is Tremaine Donnell, 301-415-6258. Comments received 
after this date will be considered if it is practical to do so, but 
assurance of consideration cannot be given to comments received after 
this date.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information, 
please contact the NRC Clearance Officer, Tremaine Donnell (T-5 F53), 
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555-0001; 
telephone: 301-415-6258, or by email to INFOCOLLECTS.Resource@NRC.GOV.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback 
on Agency Service Delivery.
    Abstract: The information collection activity will garner 
qualitative customer and stakeholder feedback in an efficient, timely 
manner, in accordance with the Administration's commitment to improving 
service delivery. By qualitative feedback we mean information that 
provides useful insights on perceptions and opinions,

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but are not statistical surveys that yield quantitative results that 
can be generalized to the population of study. This feedback will 
provide insights into customer or stakeholder perceptions, experiences 
and expectations, provide an early warning of issues with service, or 
focus attention on areas where communication, training or changes in 
operations might improve delivery of products or services. These 
collections will allow for ongoing, collaborative and actionable 
communications between the Agency and its customers and stakeholders. 
It will also allow feedback to contribute directly to the improvement 
of program management.
    Feedback collected under this generic clearance will provide useful 
information, but it will not yield data that can be generalized to the 
overall population. This type of generic clearance for qualitative 
information will not be used for quantitative information collections 
that are designed to yield reliably actionable results, such as 
monitoring trends over time or documenting program performance. Such 
data uses require more rigorous designs that address: The target 
population to which generalizations will be made, the sampling frame, 
the sample design (including stratification and clustering), the 
precision requirements or power calculations that justify the proposed 
sample size, the expected response rate, methods for assessing 
potential non-response bias, the protocols for data collection, and any 
testing procedures that were or will be undertaken prior fielding the 
study. Depending on the degree of influence the results are likely to 
have, such collections may still be eligible for submission for other 
generic mechanisms that are designed to yield quantitative results.
    The NRC received no comments in response to the 60-day notice 
published in the Federal Register of December 22, 2010 (75 FR 80542).
    Below we provide NRC's projected average estimates for the next 3 
years: \1\
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    \1\ The 60-day notice included the following estimate of the 
aggregate burden hours for this generic clearance federal-wide:
    Average Expected Annual Number of Activities: 25,000.
    Average Number of Respondents per Activity: 200.
    Annual Responses: 5,000,000.
    Frequency of Response: Once per request.
    Average Minutes per Response: 30.
    Burden Hours: 2,500,000.
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    Current Actions: New collection of information.
    Type of Review: New Collection.
    Affected Public: Individuals and Households, Businesses and 
Organizations, State, Local or Tribal Government.
    Average Expected Annual Number of Activities: 56.
    Respondents: 6,665.
    Annual Responses: 6,665.
    Frequency of Response: Once per request, on occasion.
    Average Minutes per Response: 32.25.
    Burden Hours: 3,582.5.
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required 
to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a 
currently valid OMB control number.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 4th day of December 2013.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Brenda Miles,
Acting NRC Clearance Officer, Office of Information Services.
[FR Doc. 2013-29430 Filed 12-9-13; 8:45 am]
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