Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request: Proposed Information Collection; National Park Service Visitor Survey Card, 31135 [2014-12565]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 104 / Friday, May 30, 2014 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [WASO–NRSS–EQD–SSD–15892; PPWONRADE3. PPMRSNR1Y.NM0000] Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request: Proposed Information Collection; National Park Service Visitor Survey Card National Park Service, Interior. Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: We (National Park Service) are asking the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve the renewal of a collection that will be used to provide an understanding of visitor satisfaction and an understanding of the park and agency performance related to The Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA). To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and as a part of our continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, we invite the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on this ICR. A Federal 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. DATES: To ensure that your comments on this ICR are considered, OMB must receive them on or before June 30, 2014. ADDRESSES: Please submit written comments on this information collection directly to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior, via email to OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov or fax at 202–395–5806; and identify your submission as 1024–0216. Please also send a copy of your comments to Phadrea Ponds, Information Collection Coordinator, National Park Service, 1201 Oakridge Drive, Fort Collins, CO 80525 (mail); or phadrea_ponds@ nps.gov (email). Please reference Information Collection 1024–0216 in the subject line. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bret Meldrum, Chief, Social Science Program, National Park Service, 1201 Oakridge Drive, Fort Collins, CO 80525– 5596 (mail); Bret_Meldrum@nps.gov (email); or 970–267–7295 (phone). You may also access this ICR at www.reginfo.gov. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: I. Abstract The National Park Service (NPS) Act of 1916, 38 Stat 535, 16 USC 1, et seq., requires that the NPS preserve national VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:23 May 29, 2014 Jkt 232001 parks for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. The Visitor Survey Card contains eight questions regarding visitor evaluations of service and facility quality, awareness of park significance, and basic demographic information. Each year, all NPS units nationwide (approximately 330) are required to collect data using the Visitor Survey Card. Data and information collected are used to provide feedback that is used by Superintendents and other managers to develop performance improvement plans. We are, therefore, requesting the renewal of the Visitor Services Card so that we may continue to fulfill our program-specific mission to provide an interdisciplinary approach that ensures the integrated use of social science research in NPS decision making. II. Data OMB Control Number: 1024–0224. Title: National Park Service Visitor Survey Card. Type of Request: Renewal. Affected Public: General Public; individual households. Respondent Obligation: Voluntary. Frequency of Collection: One time. Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 172,458. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 4,062 hours. Estimated Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping ‘‘Non-Hour Cost’’: None. III. Request For Comments On February 10, 2014 we published a Federal Register notice (79 FR 7697) announcing that we would submit this ICR to OMB for approval. In this notice, public comment was solicited for 60 days ending April 11, 2014. No public comments concerning this notice were received. We again invite comments concerning this ICR on: • Whether or not the collection of information is necessary, including whether or not the information will have practical utility; • The accuracy of our estimate of the burden for this collection of information; • Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and • Ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents. Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of public record. We will include or summarize each comment in our request to OMB to approve this IC. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 31135 comment, you should be aware that your entire comment, including your personal identifying information, may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Dated: May 27, 2014. Madonna L. Baucum, Information Collection Clearance Officer, National Park Service. [FR Doc. 2014–12565 Filed 5–29–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–EH–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement [S1D1S SS08011000 SX066A000 67F 134S180110; S2D2S SS08011000 SX066A00 33F 13xs501520] Notice of Proposed Information Collection; Request for Comments for 1029–0118 Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, Interior. ACTION: Notice and request for comments for 1029–0118. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) is announcing its intention to request continued approval for the collection of information which relates to a citizen’s written request for a Federal inspection. DATES: Comments on the proposed information collection must be received by July 29, 2014, to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Comments may be mailed to John Trelease, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, 1951 Constitution Ave. NW., Room 203–SIB, Washington, DC 20240. Comments may also be submitted electronically to jtrelease@osmre.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To receive a copy of the information collection request contact John Trelease at (202) 208–2783 or by email at jtrelease@osmre.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations at 5 CFR 1320, which implement provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13), require that interested members of the public and affected agencies have an opportunity to comment on information collection and recordkeeping activities [see 5 CFR 1320.8(d)]. This notice SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\30MYN1.SGM 30MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[WASO-NRSS-EQD-SSD-15892; PPWONRADE3. PPMRSNR1Y.NM0000]


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request: Proposed 
Information Collection; National Park Service Visitor Survey Card

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: We (National Park Service) are asking the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB) to approve the renewal of a collection that will be 
used to provide an understanding of visitor satisfaction and an 
understanding of the park and agency performance related to The 
Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA). To comply with the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and as a part of our continuing efforts 
to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, we invite the general public 
and other Federal agencies to comment on this ICR. A Federal 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.

DATES: To ensure that your comments on this ICR are considered, OMB 
must receive them on or before June 30, 2014.

ADDRESSES: Please submit written comments on this information 
collection directly to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Office 
of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Desk Officer for the 
Department of the Interior, via email to OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov 
or fax at 202-395-5806; and identify your submission as 1024-0216. 
Please also send a copy of your comments to Phadrea Ponds, Information 
Collection Coordinator, National Park Service, 1201 Oakridge Drive, 
Fort Collins, CO 80525 (mail); or phadrea_ponds@nps.gov (email). 
Please reference Information Collection 1024-0216 in the subject line.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bret Meldrum, Chief, Social Science 
Program, National Park Service, 1201 Oakridge Drive, Fort Collins, CO 
80525-5596 (mail); Bret_Meldrum@nps.gov (email); or 970-267-7295 
(phone). You may also access this ICR at www.reginfo.gov.

I. Abstract

    The National Park Service (NPS) Act of 1916, 38 Stat 535, 16 USC 1, 
et seq., requires that the NPS preserve national parks for the use and 
enjoyment of present and future generations. The Visitor Survey Card 
contains eight questions regarding visitor evaluations of service and 
facility quality, awareness of park significance, and basic demographic 
information. Each year, all NPS units nationwide (approximately 330) 
are required to collect data using the Visitor Survey Card. Data and 
information collected are used to provide feedback that is used by 
Superintendents and other managers to develop performance improvement 
plans. We are, therefore, requesting the renewal of the Visitor 
Services Card so that we may continue to fulfill our program-specific 
mission to provide an interdisciplinary approach that ensures the 
integrated use of social science research in NPS decision making.

II. Data

    OMB Control Number: 1024-0224.
    Title: National Park Service Visitor Survey Card.
    Type of Request: Renewal.
    Affected Public: General Public; individual households.
    Respondent Obligation: Voluntary.
    Frequency of Collection: One time.
    Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 172,458.
    Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 4,062 hours.
    Estimated Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping ``Non-Hour Cost'': 
None.

III. Request For Comments

    On February 10, 2014 we published a Federal Register notice (79 FR 
7697) announcing that we would submit this ICR to OMB for approval. In 
this notice, public comment was solicited for 60 days ending April 11, 
2014. No public comments concerning this notice were received. We again 
invite comments concerning this ICR on:
     Whether or not the collection of information is necessary, 
including whether or not the information will have practical utility;
     The accuracy of our estimate of the burden for this 
collection of information;
     Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and
     Ways to minimize the burden of the collection of 
information on respondents.
    Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of 
public record. We will include or summarize each comment in our request 
to OMB to approve this IC. Before including your address, phone number, 
email address, or other personal identifying information in your 
comment, you should be aware that your entire comment, including your 
personal identifying information, may be made publicly available at any 
time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal 
identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we 
will be able to do so.

    Dated: May 27, 2014.
Madonna L. Baucum,
Information Collection Clearance Officer, National Park Service.
[FR Doc. 2014-12565 Filed 5-29-14; 8:45 am]
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