Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 70508 [2014-27931]

Download as PDF 70508 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 228 / Wednesday, November 26, 2014 / Notices Dated: November 20, 2014. Marcie Lovett, Records Management Division Director, USPTO, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–27930 Filed 11–25–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–16–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE United States Patent and Trademark Office mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Agency: United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Title: Financial Transactions. Agency Approval Number: 0651– 0043. Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection. Burden: 86,263 hours annually. Number of Respondents: 2,590,950 responses per year. Avg. Hours per Response: The USPTO estimates that it will take the public approximately 1 to 7 minutes (0.02 to .12 hours) to prepare the appropriate form or documents and submit to the USPTO. Needs and Uses: Under 35 U.S.C. 41 and 15 U.S.C. 1113, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) charges fees for processing and other services related to patents, trademarks, and information products. Customers may submit payments to the USPTO by several methods, including credit card, deposit account, electronic funds transfer (EFT), and paper check transactions. The provisions of 35 U.S.C. 41 and 15 U.S.C. 1113 are implemented in 37 CFR 1.16–1.28, 2.6– 2.7, and 2.206–2.209. This information collection includes associated payment and account forms for the aforementioned financial transactions and methods. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit organizations. Frequency: On occasion. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits. OMB Desk Officer: Nicholas A. Fraser, email: Nicholas_A._Fraser@ omb.eop.gov. Once submitted, the request will be publicly available in electronic format through the Information Collection Review page at www.reginfo.gov. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:21 Nov 25, 2014 Jkt 235001 Paper copies can be obtained by: • Email: InformationCollection@ uspto.gov. Include ‘‘0651–43 copy request’’ in the subject line of the message. • Mail: Marcie Lovett, Records Management Division Director, Office of the Chief Information Officer, United States Patent and Trademark Office, P.O. Box 1450, Alexandria, VA 22313– 1450. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent on or before December 26, 2014 to Nicholas A. Fraser, OMB Desk Officer, via email to Nicholas_A._Fraser@omb.eop.gov, or by fax to 202–395–5167, marked to the attention of Nicholas A. Fraser. Dated: November 20, 2014. Marcie Lovett, Records Management Division Director, USPTO, Office of the Chief Information Officer. 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The Board is a statutory Federal advisory committee that provides independent advice and recommendations related to the actuarial matters associated with the Department of Defense (DoD) MedicareEligible Retiree Health Care Fund (‘‘the Fund’’) and other related matters. The Board, under the authority of 10 U.S.C. § 1114, will provide independent advice and recommendations related to actuarial matters associated with the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Fund on matters referred by the Secretary of Defense, including those regarding: a. Valuation of the Fund under 10 U.S.C. § 115(c); b. Recommendations for such changes as in the Board’s judgment are necessary to protect the public interest and maintain the Fund on a sound actuarial basis; and c. Advising the Secretary of Defense on all actuarial matters necessary to make determinations in order to finance liabilities of the Fund on an actuarially sound basis. The Board reports to the Secretary of Defense annually on the actuarial status of the Fund and shall furnish its advice and opinion on matters referred to it by the Secretary. The Board shall periodically, but not less than once every four years, report to the President and the Congress on the status of the Fund and will include recommendations for such changes as in the Board’s judgment are necessary to protect the public interest and maintain the Fund on a sound actuarial basis. The Secretary of Defense, through the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness (USD(P&R)) may act upon the Board’s advice and recommendations. The members are selected from among qualified professional actuaries who are members of the Society of Actuaries. The Board members will serve for a term of 15 years with annual renewals; except those Board members appointed to fill a vacancy occurring before the end of the term for which the predecessor was appointed and serve only until the end of such term. Board members may serve after the end of the term until a successor has taken the oath of office. The Secretary of Defense or the Deputy Secretary of Defense appoints the Board members. The Board’s chair will be designated by the USD(P&R), on behalf of the Secretary of Defense. Board members who are not full-time or permanent part-time Federal employees, will be appointed as experts or consultants pursuant to 5 U.S.C. § 3109 to serve as special government employee (SGE) members and will, under the authority of 10 U.S.C. § 1114(a)(3), serve with compensation, to include travel and per diem for official travel, in accordance with 5 U.S.C. § 5703. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

United States Patent and Trademark Office


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

    The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will submit 
to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the 
following proposal for collection of information under the provisions 
of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35).
    Agency: United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
    Title: Financial Transactions.
    Agency Approval Number: 0651-0043.
    Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Burden: 86,263 hours annually.
    Number of Respondents: 2,590,950 responses per year.
    Avg. Hours per Response: The USPTO estimates that it will take the 
public approximately 1 to 7 minutes (0.02 to .12 hours) to prepare the 
appropriate form or documents and submit to the USPTO.
    Needs and Uses: Under 35 U.S.C. 41 and 15 U.S.C. 1113, the United 
States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) charges fees for processing 
and other services related to patents, trademarks, and information 
products. Customers may submit payments to the USPTO by several 
methods, including credit card, deposit account, electronic funds 
transfer (EFT), and paper check transactions. The provisions of 35 
U.S.C. 41 and 15 U.S.C. 1113 are implemented in 37 CFR 1.16-1.28, 2.6-
2.7, and 2.206-2.209. This information collection includes associated 
payment and account forms for the aforementioned financial transactions 
and methods.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit organizations.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits.
    OMB Desk Officer: Nicholas A. Fraser, email: 
Nicholas_A._Fraser@omb.eop.gov.
    Once submitted, the request will be publicly available in 
electronic format through the Information Collection Review page at 
www.reginfo.gov.
    Paper copies can be obtained by:
     Email: InformationCollection@uspto.gov. Include ``0651-43 
copy request'' in the subject line of the message.
     Mail: Marcie Lovett, Records Management Division Director, 
Office of the Chief Information Officer, United States Patent and 
Trademark Office, P.O. Box 1450, Alexandria, VA 22313-1450.
    Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information 
collection should be sent on or before December 26, 2014 to Nicholas A. 
Fraser, OMB Desk Officer, via email to Nicholas_A._Fraser@omb.eop.gov, 
or by fax to 202-395-5167, marked to the attention of Nicholas A. 
Fraser.

    Dated: November 20, 2014.
Marcie Lovett,
Records Management Division Director, USPTO, Office of the Chief 
Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2014-27931 Filed 11-25-14; 8:45 am]
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