Publication of State Plan Pursuant to the Help America Vote Act, 77110-77111 [2013-30308]

Download as PDF 77110 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 245 / Friday, December 20, 2013 / Notices FY 2012 Race to the Top District grantees. In order to fulfill our responsibilities for programmatic oversight and public reporting, the Department has developed a Race to the Top District Annual Performance Report (APR) that is tied directly to the FY 2012 and FY 2013 Race to the Top District selection criteria and priorities previously established and published in the Federal Register. The report is grounded in the key performance targets included in grantees approved Race to the Top District plans. Grantees will be required to report on their progress improving student outcomes and implementing personalized learning environments, including narrative sections on progress and key performance indicators. Each grantee district will submit a Race to the Top District APR on an annual basis. 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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 February 18, 2014. ADDRESSES: Comments submitted in response to this notice should be submitted electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http:// www.regulations.gov by selecting emcdonald on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:44 Dec 19, 2013 Jkt 232001 Docket ID number ED–2013–ICCD–0155 or via postal mail, commercial delivery, or hand delivery. Please note that comments submitted by fax or email and those submitted after the comment period will not be accepted. 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This helps the Department assess the impact of its information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. It also helps the public understand the Department’s information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. ED is soliciting comments on the proposed information collection request (ICR) that is described below. The Department of Education is especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection necessary to the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Please note that written comments received in response to this notice will be considered public records. Title of Collection: GEPA Section 427 Guidance for All Grant Applications. OMB Control Number: 1894–0005. Type of Review: An extension of an existing information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Governments. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 12,396. PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 18,594. Abstract: On October 20, 1994, the Improving America’s Schools Act, Public Law 103–382 (The Act), became law. The Act added a provision to the General Education Provisions Act (GEPA). Section 427 of GEPA requires an applicant for assistance under Department programs to develop and describe in the grant application the steps it proposes to take to ensure equitable access to, and equitable participation in, its proposed project for students, teachers, and other program beneficiaries with special needs. The current GEPA Section 427 guidance for discretionary grant applications and formula grant applications has approval through March 31, 2014 the Department is requesting an extension of this approval. Dated: December 17, 2013. Stephanie Valentine, Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management. [FR Doc. 2013–30294 Filed 12–19–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P ELECTION ASSISTANCE COMMISSION Publication of State Plan Pursuant to the Help America Vote Act U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Pursuant to Sections 254(a)(11)(A) and 255(b) of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA), Public Law 107–252, as amended by Section 622 of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2012, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) hereby causes to be published in the Federal Register this notice in reference to the updates made to the HAVA State plan previously submitted by Oklahoma. The revised State plan will be posted on the EAC Web site at www.eac.gov. DATES: This notice is effective upon publication in the Federal Register. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bryan Whitener, Telephone 301–563– 3919 or 1–866–747–1471 (toll-free). Submit Comments: Any comments regarding the plans published herewith should be made in writing to the chief election official of the individual State at the address listed below. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On March 24, 2004, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission published in the Federal Register the original HAVA State plans SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\20DEN1.SGM 20DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 245 / Friday, December 20, 2013 / Notices filed by the fifty States, the District of Columbia and the territories of American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. 69 FR 14002. HAVA anticipated that States, territories and the District of Columbia would change or update their plans from time to time pursuant to HAVA Section 254(a)(11) through (13). HAVA Sections 254(a)(11)(A) and 255 require EAC to publish such updates. This revision updates sections of the State Plan relating to the purchase and implementation of the HAVA-compliant voting device system and initial implementation of the Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment Act (MOVE Act). In accordance with HAVA Section 254(a)(12), all the State plans submitted for publication provide information on how the respective State succeeded in carrying out its previous State plan. Oklahoma confirms that its amendments to the State plan were developed and submitted to public comment in accordance with HAVA Sections 254(a)(11), 255, and 256. Upon the expiration of thirty days from December 20, 2013, the State is eligible to implement the changes addressed in the plan that is published herein, in accordance with HAVA Section 254(a)(11)(C). EAC wishes to acknowledge the effort that went into revising this State plan and encourages further public comment, in writing, to the State election official listed below. Chief State Election Official Paul Ziriax, Secretary, Oklahoma State Election Board (405) 521–2391, Fax: (405) 521–6457 Email: info@ elections.ok.gov. Thank you for your interest in improving the voting process in America. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. ACTION: Comment request. In compliance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3507(a)(1)(D), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission or FERC) is submitting the information collection FERC–555, Records Retention Requirements, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review of the information collection requirements. Any interested person may file comments directly with OMB and should address a copy of those comments to the Commission as explained below. The Commission issued a Notice in the Federal Register (78 FR 61983, 10/9/2013) requesting SUMMARY: Biological and Environmental Research Advisory Committee emcdonald on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AGENCY: DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Office of Science, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of renewal. AGENCY: Pursuant to Section 14(a)(2)(A) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, (Pub. 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The Committee provides advice and recommendations to the Director, Office of Science on the biological and environmental research programs. Additionally, the renewal of the BERAC has been determined to be essential to conduct business of the Department of Energy and to be in the public interest in connection with the performance of duties imposed upon the Department of Energy, by law and agreement. The Committee will continue to operate in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, adhering to the rules and regulations issued in implementation of that Act. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. David Thomassen, Designated Federal Officer, at (301) 903–9817. PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 77111 public comments. FERC received no comments on the FERC–555 and is making this notation in its submittal to OMB. DATES: Comments on the collection of information are due by January 21, 2014. Comments filed with OMB, identified by the OMB Control No. 1902–0098, should be sent via email to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs: oira_submission@omb.gov. Attention: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Desk Officer. The Desk Officer may also be reached via telephone at 202–395–4718. A copy of the comments should also be sent to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, identified by the Docket No. IC14–1–000, by either of the following methods: • eFiling at Commission’s Web site: http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ efiling.asp. • Mail/Hand Delivery/Courier: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Secretary of the Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20426. Instructions: All submissions must be formatted and filed in accordance with submission guidelines at: http:// www.ferc.gov/help/submissionguide.asp. For user assistance contact FERC Online Support by email at ferconlinesupport@ferc.gov, or by phone at: (866) 208–3676 (toll-free), or (202) 502–8659 for TTY. Docket: Users interested in receiving automatic notification of activity in this docket or in viewing/downloading comments and issuances in this docket may do so at http://www.ferc.gov/docsfiling/docs-filing.asp. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ellen Brown may be reached by email at DataClearance@FERC.gov, by telephone at (202) 502–8663, and by fax at (202) 273–0873. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: FERC–555, Records Retention Requirements. OMB Control No.: 1902–0098. Type of Request: Three-year extension of the FERC–555 information collection requirements with no changes to the current reporting requirements. Abstract: The Commission collects the information under the requirements of FERC–555 (Records Retention Requirements) to carry out its responsibilities in implementing the statutory provisions of Sections 301, 304 and 309 of the Federal Power Act (FPA),1 Sections 8, 10 and 16 of the ADDRESSES: 1 16 E:\FR\FM\20DEN1.SGM U.S.C. 825, 825c and 825h. 20DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 245 (Friday, December 20, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 77110-77111]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-30308]


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ELECTION ASSISTANCE COMMISSION


Publication of State Plan Pursuant to the Help America Vote Act

AGENCY: U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to Sections 254(a)(11)(A) and 255(b) of the Help 
America Vote Act (HAVA), Public Law 107-252, as amended by Section 622 
of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2012, the U.S. Election 
Assistance Commission (EAC) hereby causes to be published in the 
Federal Register this notice in reference to the updates made to the 
HAVA State plan previously submitted by Oklahoma. The revised State 
plan will be posted on the EAC Web site at www.eac.gov.

DATES: This notice is effective upon publication in the Federal 
Register.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bryan Whitener, Telephone 301-563-3919 
or 1-866-747-1471 (toll-free).
    Submit Comments: Any comments regarding the plans published 
herewith should be made in writing to the chief election official of 
the individual State at the address listed below.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On March 24, 2004, the U.S. Election 
Assistance Commission published in the Federal Register the original 
HAVA State plans

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filed by the fifty States, the District of Columbia and the territories 
of American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. 69 
FR 14002. HAVA anticipated that States, territories and the District of 
Columbia would change or update their plans from time to time pursuant 
to HAVA Section 254(a)(11) through (13). HAVA Sections 254(a)(11)(A) 
and 255 require EAC to publish such updates. This revision updates 
sections of the State Plan relating to the purchase and implementation 
of the HAVA-compliant voting device system and initial implementation 
of the Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment Act (MOVE Act).
    In accordance with HAVA Section 254(a)(12), all the State plans 
submitted for publication provide information on how the respective 
State succeeded in carrying out its previous State plan. Oklahoma 
confirms that its amendments to the State plan were developed and 
submitted to public comment in accordance with HAVA Sections 
254(a)(11), 255, and 256.
    Upon the expiration of thirty days from December 20, 2013, the 
State is eligible to implement the changes addressed in the plan that 
is published herein, in accordance with HAVA Section 254(a)(11)(C). EAC 
wishes to acknowledge the effort that went into revising this State 
plan and encourages further public comment, in writing, to the State 
election official listed below.

Chief State Election Official

    Paul Ziriax, Secretary, Oklahoma State Election Board (405) 521-
2391, Fax: (405) 521-6457 Email: info@elections.ok.gov.
    Thank you for your interest in improving the voting process in 
America.

    Dated: November 26, 2013.
Alice Miller,
Chief Operating Officer & Acting Executive Director, U.S. Election 
Assistance Commission.
[FR Doc. 2013-30308 Filed 12-19-13; 8:45 am]
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