Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Solicitation of Nominations for the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children, 57971 [2014-22972]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 187 / Friday, September 26, 2014 / Notices Dated: September 19, 2014. Phillip L. Brinkley, Senior Advisor for Information Resources— Indian Affairs (Interim). [FR Doc. 2014–22977 Filed 9–25–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–G1–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs [145A2100DD.AADD001000.A0E501010.999 900] Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Solicitation of Nominations for the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of submission to OMB. AGENCY: II. Request for Comments In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for renewal for the collection of information for the Solicitation of Nominations for the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children. The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076–0179, which expires September 30, 2014. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before October 27, 2014. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the information collection to the Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior at the Office of Management and Budget, by facsimile to (202) 395–5806 or you may send an email to: OIRA_ Submission@omb.eop.gov. Please send a copy of your comments to Sue Bement, Bureau of Indian Education, 1011 Indian School Road NW., Suite 332, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87104–1088, fax: (505) 563–5281 or email: sue.bement@bie.edu. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sue Bement, telephone: (505) 563–5275. You may review the information collection request online at https:// www.reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to review Department of the Interior collections under review by OMB. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is seeking renewal for an information collection that would allow it to collect information regarding individuals’ qualifications to serve on the Federal advisory committee known as the VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:14 Sep 25, 2014 Jkt 232001 Advisory Board for Exceptional Children. This information collection requires persons interested in being nominated to serve on the Board to provide information regarding their qualifications. This information collection includes one form. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA) of 2004, (20 U.S.C. 1400 et seq.) requires the BIE to establish an Advisory Board on Exceptional Education. See 20 U.S.C. 1411(h)(6). Advisory Board members shall serve staggered terms of two or three years from the date of their appointment. This Board is currently in operation. This information collection allows BIE to better manage the nomination process for future appointments to the Board. The BIE requests your comments on this collection concerning: (a) The necessity of this information collection for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) The accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (hours and cost) of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) Ways we could enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) Ways we could minimize the burden of the collection of the information on the respondents. Please note that an agency may not conduct or sponsor, and an individual need not respond to, a collection of information unless it has a valid OMB Control Number. It is our policy to make all comments available to the public for review at the location listed in the ADDRESSES section. 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Brief Description of Collection: Submission of this information allows BIE to review the qualifications of individuals seeking nomination to the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act. The information collection includes a Membership Nomination Form and requests information on the qualifications, experience, and expertise on the education of Indian children with disabilities. A response is required to obtain a benefit. Type of Review: Extension without change of currently approved collection. Respondents: Individuals. Number of Respondents: 30 per year, on average. Total Number of Responses: 30 per year, on average. Frequency of Response: Once. Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour. Estimated Total Annual Hour Burden: 30 hours. Estimated Total Annual Non-Hour Dollar Cost: $0. Dated: September 22, 2014. Christine Cho, Acting Deputy Director for Information Resources. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs

[145A2100DD.AADD001000.A0E501010.999900]


Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Solicitation of 
Nominations for the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of submission to OMB.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is submitting to the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) a request for renewal for the collection of 
information for the Solicitation of Nominations for the Advisory Board 
for Exceptional Children. The information collection is currently 
authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0179, which expires September 30, 
2014.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
October 27, 2014.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the information collection to the 
Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior at the Office of 
Management and Budget, by facsimile to (202) 395-5806 or you may send 
an email to: OIRASubmission@omb.eop.gov. Please send a copy of 
your comments to Sue Bement, Bureau of Indian Education, 1011 Indian 
School Road NW., Suite 332, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87104-1088, fax: 
(505) 563-5281 or email: sue.bement@bie.edu.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sue Bement, telephone: (505) 563-5275. 
You may review the information collection request online at https://www.reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to review Department of the 
Interior collections under review by OMB.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is seeking renewal for an 
information collection that would allow it to collect information 
regarding individuals' qualifications to serve on the Federal advisory 
committee known as the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children. This 
information collection requires persons interested in being nominated 
to serve on the Board to provide information regarding their 
qualifications. This information collection includes one form.
    The Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA) 
of 2004, (20 U.S.C. 1400 et seq.) requires the BIE to establish an 
Advisory Board on Exceptional Education. See 20 U.S.C. 1411(h)(6). 
Advisory Board members shall serve staggered terms of two or three 
years from the date of their appointment. This Board is currently in 
operation. This information collection allows BIE to better manage the 
nomination process for future appointments to the Board.

II. Request for Comments

    The BIE requests your comments on this collection concerning: (a) 
The necessity of this information collection for the proper performance 
of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will 
have practical utility; (b) The accuracy of the agency's estimate of 
the burden (hours and cost) of the collection of information, including 
the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) Ways we could 
enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be 
collected; and (d) Ways we could minimize the burden of the collection 
of the information on the respondents.
    Please note that an agency may not conduct or sponsor, and an 
individual need not respond to, a collection of information unless it 
has a valid OMB Control Number.
    It is our policy to make all comments available to the public for 
review at the location listed in the ADDRESSES section. 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.
    The BIE published a 60-day comment period regarding the renewal of 
this information collection in the Federal Register on May 19, 2014 (79 
FR 28767). There were no comments received in response to this notice.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 1076-0179.
    Title: Solicitation of Nominations for the Advisory Board for 
Exceptional Children.
    Brief Description of Collection: Submission of this information 
allows BIE to review the qualifications of individuals seeking 
nomination to the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children under the 
Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act. The 
information collection includes a Membership Nomination Form and 
requests information on the qualifications, experience, and expertise 
on the education of Indian children with disabilities. A response is 
required to obtain a benefit.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of currently approved 
collection.
    Respondents: Individuals.
    Number of Respondents: 30 per year, on average.
    Total Number of Responses: 30 per year, on average.
    Frequency of Response: Once.
    Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour.
    Estimated Total Annual Hour Burden: 30 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Non-Hour Dollar Cost: $0.

    Dated: September 22, 2014.
Christine Cho,
Acting Deputy Director for Information Resources.
[FR Doc. 2014-22972 Filed 9-25-14; 8:45 am]
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