Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request, 21446-21447 [2014-08643]

Download as PDF 21446 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 73 / Wednesday, April 16, 2014 / Notices Æ U.S. and international voluntary standard development organization activity addressing CO exposure hazards. 2. Use of sensor technology for safe shutdown of a gas heating appliance when incomplete combustion or dangerous levels of CO are detected. • Suggested topics: Æ Operating environment of sensors, types of gases and environmental parameters to monitor; Æ operating ranges and expected life of sensors; Æ scope, state of the art, and availability of sensor technologies currently being used to shut off gas heating appliances when incomplete combustion or dangerous levels of CO are detected or that are used in similar, harsh environments; Æ scope, state of the art, and availability of prototype gas sensors that may be commercially available for this purpose within 1 to 5 years; barriers to development and commercialization of sensors capable of being used in the influe shut off application or similar harsh environments; Æ potential cooperative relationships to bring existing technologies to market and further develop near term technologies. We may combine, expand, or eliminate panel sessions depending on the level of interest. We will announce the final agenda on the CPSC Web site by May 28, 2014. c. Details Regarding the Forum 1. When and where will the forum be held? The forum will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on June 3, 2014, at the CPSC’s National Product Testing and Evaluation Center, 5 Research Place, Rockville, MD 20850. The forum will also be available through a webcast, but viewers will not be able to interact with the panelists. pmangrum on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 2. How do you register for the forum? Panelists. If you would like to be considered as a panel member for a specific topic or topics at the forum, you should register on or before May 9, 2014. (See the ADDRESSES section of this document for the Web site link and instructions on where to register.) We ask that you indicate the panel or panels on which you would like to serve and each topic for which you wish to be considered. We ask that each potential panelist submit a brief (less than 200 word) abstract of the panelist’s area of expertise and proposed topic, and a draft presentation or outline at the time of registration to Mr. Ronald Jordan, VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:20 Apr 15, 2014 Jkt 232001 Division of Combustion and Fire Sciences, Directorate for Engineering Sciences, rjordan@cpsc.gov. Although we will make an effort to accommodate all persons who wish to be panelists, we expect to limit each panel session to no more than five panelists. We will select panelists based on considerations such as the individual’s demonstrated familiarity or expertise with the topic to be discussed, the practical utility of the information to be presented, and the individual’s viewpoint, expertise, or ability to represent certain interests (such as appliance manufacturers, sensor manufacturers, consumer organizations, and standards organizations). We recommend that individuals and organizations with common interests consolidate or coordinate their presentations. For the panel discussion focusing on technological solutions, CPSC staff is seeking sensor manufacturing representatives, appliance manufacturing representatives (with demonstrated experience working with sensors in this application), and regulatory or standards development organization representatives (who have worked on or developed standards for sensor or other similar technologies for this or similar applications). We will notify selected panelists on or before May 23, 2014. If you are selected as a panelist and want to make copies of your presentation or other handouts available, you should bring copies for dissemination to the forum. Please inform Mr. Ronald Jordan, rjordan@ cpsc.gov, 301–987–2219, if you need any special equipment to make a presentation. Other participants. If you wish to attend and participate in the forum but do not wish to be a panelist, you should register on or before May 23, 2014, and identify your affiliation. Every effort will be made to accommodate each person’s request; however, we may need to limit registration to meet the occupant capacity of our meeting room. If you need special accommodations because of a disability, please contact Mr. Ronald Jordan, rjordan@cpsc.gov, 301–987–2219, at least 10 business days before the forum. The forum will be available through a webcast, but you will not be able to interact with the panelists. You do not need to register for the webcast. The forum will also be taped and made available for viewing on the CPSC Web site. Written comments. If you wish to submit written comments, you may do so before or after the forum by any of the methods stated in the ADDRESSES PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 portion of this notice. These comments will be accepted until July 7, 2014, and should be restricted to topics covered by the forum, as described in this Announcement. 3. What will be the format of the forum? The forum will open with a plenary session that includes a brief overview of the Commission’s past activities addressing CO exposure resulting from malfunctioning or improperly installed/ maintained gas heating appliances. Following that, a series of panels will address one or more of the topics listed above, depending on registrations. Panel sessions are expected to consist of stakeholders and members of the public and will be moderated by CPSC staff. We expect potential panelists to speak for no more than 10 minutes each about their topic area. At the conclusion of each of the panel’s presentations, there will be a question, answer, and discussion session among the panelists and the audience, centering on the topics discussed by the panelists. Each panel session is expected to last approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes. All attendees will be given the opportunity to ask questions and make comments during the question, answer and discussion session following each panel. 4. What happens if no one registers for the forum? If no one registers for the forum, we will cancel the forum. If we decide to cancel the forum for this or any other reason, we will post a cancellation notice on the registration Web page for the forum and send an email to all registered participants who provide their email address when they register. If the forum is cancelled, written comments that are submitted as set forth in this Announcement will be accepted. Dated: April 9, 2014. Todd A. Stevenson, Secretariat, Consumer Product Safety Commission. [FR Doc. 2014–08607 Filed 4–15–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6355–01–P CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request Corporation for National and Community Service. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), as part of its continuing effort to reduce SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\16APN1.SGM 16APN1 pmangrum on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 73 / Wednesday, April 16, 2014 / Notices paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) (44 U.S.C. Sec. 3506(c)(2)(A)). This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirement on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, CNCS is soliciting comments concerning its proposed renewal of Financial Management Survey, OMB No. 3045– 0102. The Financial Management Survey collects information from new grantees about their financial management and internal control systems so the CNCS can determine if appropriate systems are in place to manage federal grant funds or, if not, to identify training and technical assistance a new grantee may need to develop and implement appropriate systems. The CNCS requires new grantees which have never before received Corporation funds to complete the form. Completion of this survey is required as an element of CNCS’ risk assessment process, but is independent from the competitive grant process. Copies of the information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed in the Addresses section of this Notice. DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the individual and office listed in the ADDRESSES section by June 16, 2014. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by the title of the information collection activity, by any of the following methods: (1) By mail sent to: Corporation for National and Community Service, Margaret Rosenberry, Director, Office of Grants Management, Room 8207, 1201 New York Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20525. (2) By hand delivery or by courier to the CNCS mailroom at Room 8100 at the mail address given in paragraph (1) above, between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. (3) Electronically through www.regulations.gov. VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:20 Apr 15, 2014 Jkt 232001 Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY–TDD) may call 1–800–833–3722 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Douglas Godesky, Senior Grants Officer, 202–606–6967 or by email at dgodesky@ cns.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: CNCS is particularly interested in comments that: • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of CNCS, including whether the information will have practical utility; • Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and • Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are expected to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology (e.g., permitting electronic submissions of responses). 21447 Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service. Title: Financial Management Survey. OMB Number: 3045–0102. Agency Number: None. Affected Public: Organizations that are first time grant recipients to the CNCS. Total Respondents: 20. Frequency: Once. Average Time per Response: Averages 1.75 hours. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 35 hours. Total Burden Cost (Capital/Startup): None. Total Burden Cost (Operating/ Maintenance): None. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval of the information collection request; they will also become a matter of public record. Dated: April 10, 2014. Margaret Rosenberry, Director, Office of Grants Management. [FR Doc. 2014–08643 Filed 4–15–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6050–28–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Background [Transmittal Nos. 14–06] Organizations that are receiving CNCS grant funds for the first time complete the form. It can be completed and submitted via email. The survey requests some existing organizational documents, such as an IRS Form 990 and audited financial statements. Organizations can provide those documents electronically or submit them on paper. 36(b)(1) Arms Sales Notification Current Action CNCS seeks to renew the current information collection. The renewed information collection includes the correction of minor administrative and typographical errors and simplifies the submission instructions. The information collection will otherwise be used in the same manner as the existing application. CNCS also seeks to continue using the current application until the revised application is approved by OMB. The current application is due to expire on June 30, 2014. Type of Review: Renewal. PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Defense Security Cooperation Agency, Department of Defense. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of a section 36(b)(1) arms sales notification. This is published to fulfill the requirements of section 155 of Public Law 104–164 dated July 21, 1996. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. B. English, DSCA/DBO/CFM, (703) 601– 3740. The following is a copy of a letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Transmittals 14–06 with attached transmittal, policy justification, and Sensitivity of Technology. SUMMARY: Dated: April 10, 2014. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. BILLING CODE 5001–06–P E:\FR\FM\16APN1.SGM 16APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 73 (Wednesday, April 16, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 21446-21447]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-08643]


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CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request

AGENCY: Corporation for National and Community Service.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), as 
part of its continuing effort to reduce

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paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation 
program to provide the general public and federal agencies with an 
opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of 
information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 
(PRA95) (44 U.S.C. Sec. 3506(c)(2)(A)). This program helps to ensure 
that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting 
burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection 
instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection 
requirement on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, CNCS is 
soliciting comments concerning its proposed renewal of Financial 
Management Survey, OMB No. 3045-0102. The Financial Management Survey 
collects information from new grantees about their financial management 
and internal control systems so the CNCS can determine if appropriate 
systems are in place to manage federal grant funds or, if not, to 
identify training and technical assistance a new grantee may need to 
develop and implement appropriate systems. The CNCS requires new 
grantees which have never before received Corporation funds to complete 
the form. Completion of this survey is required as an element of CNCS' 
risk assessment process, but is independent from the competitive grant 
process.
    Copies of the information collection request can be obtained by 
contacting the office listed in the Addresses section of this Notice.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the individual and office 
listed in the ADDRESSES section by June 16, 2014.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by the title of the 
information collection activity, by any of the following methods:
    (1) By mail sent to: Corporation for National and Community 
Service, Margaret Rosenberry, Director, Office of Grants Management, 
Room 8207, 1201 New York Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20525.
    (2) By hand delivery or by courier to the CNCS mailroom at Room 
8100 at the mail address given in paragraph (1) above, between 9:00 
a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday, except Federal 
holidays.
    (3) Electronically through www.regulations.gov.
    Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY-
TDD) may call 1-800-833-3722 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Eastern 
Time, Monday through Friday.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Douglas Godesky, Senior Grants 
Officer, 202-606-6967 or by email at dgodesky@cns.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: CNCS is particularly interested in comments 
that:
     Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of CNCS, 
including whether the information will have practical utility;
     Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the 
burden of the proposed collection of information, including the 
validity of the methodology and assumptions used;
     Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and
     Minimize the burden of the collection of information on 
those who are expected to respond, including the use of appropriate 
automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology (e.g., permitting 
electronic submissions of responses).

Background

    Organizations that are receiving CNCS grant funds for the first 
time complete the form. It can be completed and submitted via email. 
The survey requests some existing organizational documents, such as an 
IRS Form 990 and audited financial statements. Organizations can 
provide those documents electronically or submit them on paper.

Current Action

    CNCS seeks to renew the current information collection. The renewed 
information collection includes the correction of minor administrative 
and typographical errors and simplifies the submission instructions.
    The information collection will otherwise be used in the same 
manner as the existing application. CNCS also seeks to continue using 
the current application until the revised application is approved by 
OMB. The current application is due to expire on June 30, 2014.
    Type of Review: Renewal.
    Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service.
    Title: Financial Management Survey.
    OMB Number: 3045-0102.
    Agency Number: None.
    Affected Public: Organizations that are first time grant recipients 
to the CNCS.
    Total Respondents: 20.
    Frequency: Once.
    Average Time per Response: Averages 1.75 hours.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 35 hours.
    Total Burden Cost (Capital/Startup): None.
    Total Burden Cost (Operating/Maintenance): None.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and/or included in the request for Office of Management and Budget 
approval of the information collection request; they will also become a 
matter of public record.

    Dated: April 10, 2014.
Margaret Rosenberry,
Director, Office of Grants Management.
[FR Doc. 2014-08643 Filed 4-15-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6050-28-P