Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review, 53697-53698 [2014-21544]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 175 / Wednesday, September 10, 2014 / Notices Committee, U.S. IOOS Program, 1100 Wayne Ave. Suite 1225, Silver Spring, MD 20910; Phone 301–427–2453; Fax 301–427–2073; Email jessica.snowden@ noaa.gov or visit the U.S. IOOS Advisory Committee Web site at http://www.ioos.noaa.gov/ advisorycommittee. The Committee was established by the NOAA Administrator as directed by Section 12304 of the Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System Act, part of the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 (Pub. L. 111– 11). The Committee advises the NOAA Administrator and the Interagency Ocean Observation Committee (IOOC) on matters related to the responsibilities and authorities set forth in section 12302 of the Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System Act of 2009 and other appropriate matters as the Under Secretary refers to the Committee for review and advice. 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Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Jessica Snowden, Alternate Designated Federal Official at 301–427–2453 by September 15, 2014. Dated: September 2, 2014. Donna Rivelli, NOAA National Ocean Service, Deputy, Chief Financial Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–21537 Filed 9–9–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review Commodity Futures Trading Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected costs and burden. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before October 10, 2014. ADDRESSES: Comments may be submitted to OMB within 30 days of the notice’s publication. Comments, identified by ‘‘Whistleblower Provision and Updated Form TCR (OMB Control No. 3038–0082),’’ should be mailed to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503. Comments may be also be submitted, regarding the burden estimated or any other aspect of the information collection, including suggestions for reducing the burden, identified by ‘‘Whistleblower Provision and Updated Form TCR (OMB Control No. 3038– 0082),’’ by any of the following methods: • Agency Web site, via its Comments Online process: http:// SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 53697 comments.cftc.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments through the Web site. • Mail: Send to Christopher J. Kirkpatrick, Secretary of the Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, 1155 21st Street NW., Washington, DC 20581. • Hand Delivery/Courier: Same as Mail, above. • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov/search/index.jsp. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. All comments must be submitted in English, or if not, accompanied by an English translation. Comments will be posted as received to http:// www.cftc.gov. You should submit only information that you wish to make available publicly. If you wish the Commission to consider information that is exempt from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, a petition for confidential treatment of the exempt information may be submitted according to the procedures set forth in section 145.9 of the Commission’s regulations.1 The Commission reserves the right, but shall have no obligation, to review, pre-screen, filter, redact, refuse or remove any or all of your submission from www.cftc.gov that it may deem to be inappropriate for publication, such as obscene language. All submissions that have been redacted or removed that contain comments on the merits of the rulemaking will be retained in the public comment file and will be considered as required under the Administrative Procedure Act and other applicable laws, and may be accessible under the Freedom of Information Act. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eduardo Martinez, Attorney, Whistleblower Office, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, (202) 418–5979; email: emartinez@cftc.gov, and refer to OMB Control No. 3038– 0082. This contact can also provide a copy of the ICR. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: ‘‘Whistleblower Provision and Updated Form TCR,’’ (OMB Control No. 3038–0082). This is a request for extension of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: 17 CFR 165.3(a) requires the submission of information to the Commission on a Form TCR. The Form TCR, titled ‘‘Tip, Complaint, or Referral,’’ and the instructions thereto, are designed to capture basic identifying information about a complainant and elicit sufficient information to determine whether the conduct alleged 1 Commission regulations referred to herein are found at 17 CFR Ch. I (2014). E:\FR\FM\10SEN1.SGM 10SEN1 53698 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 175 / Wednesday, September 10, 2014 / Notices suggests a violation of the Commodity Exchange Act. The Commission has updated the questions asked on the Form TCR to be more specific and detailed. 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. The OMB control numbers for the CFTC’s regulations were published on December 30, 1981. See 46 FR 63035 (Dec. 30, 1981). The Federal Register notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on July 7, 2014 (79 FR 38283). No relevant comments have been received. Burden Statement: The respondent burden for this collection is estimated to be 0.5 hours per response. Respondents/Affected Entities: Individuals. Estimated number of respondents: 250 per year. Estimated total annual burden on respondents: 125 hours. Frequency of collection: Once. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq. Dated: September 5, 2014. Christopher J. Kirkpatrick, Secretary of the Commission. [FR Doc. 2014–21544 Filed 9–9–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6351–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No. ED–2014–ICCD–0094] Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Annual Performance Report for the State Grant for Assistive Technology Program Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS), 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 a revision of an existing information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before October 10, 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 tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:04 Sep 09, 2014 Jkt 232001 Docket ID number ED–2014–ICCD–0094 or via postal mail, commercial delivery, or hand delivery. If the regulations.gov site is not available to the public for any reason, ED will temporarily accept comments at ICDocketMgr@ed.gov. Please note that comments submitted by fax or email and those submitted after the comment period will not be accepted; ED will ONLY accept comments during the comment period in this mailbox when the regulations.gov site is not available. Written requests for information or comments submitted by postal mail or delivery should be addressed to the Director of the Information Collection Clearance Division, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., LBJ, Mailstop L–OM–2–2E319, Room 2E105, Washington, DC 20202. For specific questions related to collection activities, please contact Robert Groenendaal, 202–245–7393. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Department of Education (ED), in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), provides the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed, revised, and continuing collections of information. 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: Annual Performance Report for the State Grant for Assistive Technology Program. OMB Control Number: 1820–0572. Type of Review: A revision of an existing information collection. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Respondents/Affected Public: Individuals or Households, State, Local, or Tribal Governments. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 190,456. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 23,772. Abstract: Section 4 of the Assistive Technology (AT) Act of 1998, as amended, requires states to submit annual data reports. This instrument helps the grantees report annual data related to the required activities implemented by the State under the AT Act. This data is used by Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) in order to prepare required annual reports to Congress. RSA calls this data collection an Annual Progress Report. Dated: September 5, 2014. Stephanie Valentine, Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management. [FR Doc. 2014–21535 Filed 9–9–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No. ED–2014–ICCD–0103] Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Early Childhood Longitudinal Study Kindergarten Class of 2010–11 (ECLS– K:2011) Spring Third-Grade National Collection, Fourth-Grade Recruitment, and Fifth-Grade Tracking Institute if Education Sciences/ National Center for Education Statistics (IES), 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 a revision of an existing information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before October 10, 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 Docket ID number ED–2014–ICCD–0103 or via postal mail, commercial delivery, or hand delivery. If the regulations.gov site is not available to the public for any reason, ED will temporarily accept comments at ICDocketMgr@ed.gov. Please note that comments submitted by fax or email and those submitted after SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\10SEN1.SGM 10SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 175 (Wednesday, September 10, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 53697-53698]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-21544]


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COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION


Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review

AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice 
announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted 
below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
for review and comment. The ICR describes the nature of the information 
collection and its expected costs and burden.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before October 10, 2014.

ADDRESSES: Comments may be submitted to OMB within 30 days of the 
notice's publication. Comments, identified by ``Whistleblower Provision 
and Updated Form TCR (OMB Control No. 3038-0082),'' should be mailed to 
the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management 
and Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for the Commodity Futures Trading 
Commission, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503.
    Comments may be also be submitted, regarding the burden estimated 
or any other aspect of the information collection, including 
suggestions for reducing the burden, identified by ``Whistleblower 
Provision and Updated Form TCR (OMB Control No. 3038-0082),'' by any of 
the following methods:
     Agency Web site, via its Comments Online process: http://comments.cftc.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments 
through the Web site.
     Mail: Send to Christopher J. Kirkpatrick, Secretary of the 
Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, 1155 21st Street NW., 
Washington, DC 20581.
     Hand Delivery/Courier: Same as Mail, above.
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov/search/index.jsp. Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
    All comments must be submitted in English, or if not, accompanied 
by an English translation. Comments will be posted as received to 
http://www.cftc.gov. You should submit only information that you wish 
to make available publicly. If you wish the Commission to consider 
information that is exempt from disclosure under the Freedom of 
Information Act, a petition for confidential treatment of the exempt 
information may be submitted according to the procedures set forth in 
section 145.9 of the Commission's regulations.\1\
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    \1\ Commission regulations referred to herein are found at 17 
CFR Ch. I (2014).
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    The Commission reserves the right, but shall have no obligation, to 
review, pre-screen, filter, redact, refuse or remove any or all of your 
submission from www.cftc.gov that it may deem to be inappropriate for 
publication, such as obscene language. All submissions that have been 
redacted or removed that contain comments on the merits of the 
rulemaking will be retained in the public comment file and will be 
considered as required under the Administrative Procedure Act and other 
applicable laws, and may be accessible under the Freedom of Information 
Act.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eduardo Martinez, Attorney, 
Whistleblower Office, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, (202) 418-
5979; email: emartinez@cftc.gov, and refer to OMB Control No. 3038-
0082. This contact can also provide a copy of the ICR.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: ``Whistleblower Provision and Updated Form TCR,'' (OMB 
Control No. 3038-0082). This is a request for extension of a currently 
approved information collection.
    Abstract: 17 CFR 165.3(a) requires the submission of information to 
the Commission on a Form TCR. The Form TCR, titled ``Tip, Complaint, or 
Referral,'' and the instructions thereto, are designed to capture basic 
identifying information about a complainant and elicit sufficient 
information to determine whether the conduct alleged

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suggests a violation of the Commodity Exchange Act. The Commission has 
updated the questions asked on the Form TCR to be more specific and 
detailed.
    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. The OMB control numbers for the 
CFTC's regulations were published on December 30, 1981. See 46 FR 63035 
(Dec. 30, 1981). The Federal Register notice with a 60-day comment 
period soliciting comments on this collection of information was 
published on July 7, 2014 (79 FR 38283).
    No relevant comments have been received.
    Burden Statement: The respondent burden for this collection is 
estimated to be 0.5 hours per response.
    Respondents/Affected Entities: Individuals.
    Estimated number of respondents: 250 per year.
    Estimated total annual burden on respondents: 125 hours.
    Frequency of collection: Once.

    Authority:  44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.

    Dated: September 5, 2014.
Christopher J. Kirkpatrick,
Secretary of the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2014-21544 Filed 9-9-14; 8:45 am]
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