Agency Information Collection Extension, 75796 [2014-29737]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 75796 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 244 / Friday, December 19, 2014 / Notices 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: College Affordability and Transparency Explanation Form (CATEF) 2015–2017. OMB Control Number: 1840–0822. Type of Review: A revision of an existing information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: State, Local and Tribal Governments. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 655. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 2,172. Abstract: The Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE) is seeking a renewed three-year clearance for the College Affordability and Transparency Explanation Form (CATEF) data collection. OPE has collected this information since 2011–12 and the collection of information through CATEF is required by § 132 of the Higher Education Act of 1965 as amended (HEA), 20 U.S.C. 1015a with the goal of increasing the transparency of college tuition prices for consumers. This submission is for the 2014–15, 2015–16, and 2016–17 collection years. CATEF collects follow-up information from institutions that appear on the tuition and fees and/or net price increase College Affordability and Transparency Center (CATC) Lists for being in the five percent of institutions in their institutional sector that have the highest increases, expressed as a percentage change, over the three-year time period for which the most recent data are available. The information collected through CATEF is used to write a summary report for Congress which is also posted on the CATC Web site (accessible through the College Navigator). VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:37 Dec 18, 2014 Jkt 235001 Dated: December 16, 2014 Kate Mullan, Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management. [FR Doc. 2014–29723 Filed 12–18–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Agency Information Collection Extension U.S. Department of Energy. Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: The Department of Energy (DOE), pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, invites public comment on a three year extension to a collection of information that DOE is developing for submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the extended collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) 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; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. DATES: Comments regarding this proposed information collection must be received on or before February 17, 2015. If you anticipate difficulty in submitting comments within that period, please contact Janet N. Freimuth, as listed below, as soon as possible. ADDRESSES: Written comments may be sent to Janet N. Freimuth, HG–6, Acting Director, Office of Conflict Prevention and Resolution, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585; or by fax at 202–287–1415 or by email at janet.freimuth@hq.doe.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Janet Freimuth at the address listed in ADDRESSES. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This information collection request contains: SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (1) OMB No. 1910–5118; (2) Information Collection Request Title: ‘‘Technology Partnerships Ombudsman Reporting Requirements’’; (3) Type of Review: Renewal; (4) Purpose: The information collected will be used to determine whether the Technology Partnerships Ombudsmen are properly helping to resolve complaints from outside organizations regarding laboratory policies and actions with respect to technology partnerships; (5) Annual Estimated Number of Respondents: 22; (6) Annual Estimated Number of Total Responses: 88; (7) Annual Estimated Number of Burden Hours: 50; (8) Annual Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping Cost Burden: $ 2,500. The cost burden is based on an average hourly rate of $ 50 per hour. We expect no start up or maintenance costs. Statutory Authority: Section 11 of the Technology Transfer Commercialization Act of 2000, Public Law 106–404, codified at 42 U.S.C. 7261c(c)(3)(C). Issued in Washington, DC, on December 15, 2014. Janet N. Freimuth, Acting Director, Office of Conflict Prevention and Resolution, Office of Hearings and Appeals. [FR Doc. 2014–29737 Filed 12–18–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY [FE Docket No. 14–98–LNG] SCT&E LNG, LLC; Application for Long-Term, Multi-Contract Authorization To Export Liquefied Natural Gas to Non-Free Trade Agreement Countries Office of Fossil Energy, DOE. Notice of application. AGENCY: ACTION: The Office of Fossil Energy (FE) of the Department of Energy (DOE) gives notice of receipt of an application (Application), filed on July 24, 2014, by SCT&E LNG, LLC (SCT&E LNG), requesting long-term, multi-contract authorization to export domestically produced liquefied natural gas (LNG) to any country with which the United States does not have a free trade agreement requiring national treatment for trade in natural gas and with which trade is not prohibited by U.S. law or policy (non-FTA countries). SCT&E LNG seeks authorization to export the LNG in a volume up to 12 million metric tons per annum, which SCT&E LNG states is equivalent to approximately 1.6 billion cubic feet (Bcf) per day of natural gas (or 584 Bcf per year). SCT&E LNG seeks authorization to export the LNG by SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\19DEN1.SGM 19DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 244 (Friday, December 19, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Page 75796]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-29737]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY


Agency Information Collection Extension

AGENCY: U.S. Department of Energy.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Energy (DOE), pursuant to the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995, invites public comment on a three year extension 
to a collection of information that DOE is developing for submission to 
the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Comments are invited on: (a) 
Whether the extended collection of information is necessary for the 
proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether 
the information shall have practical utility; (b) 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; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the 
collection of information on respondents, including through the use of 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.

DATES: Comments regarding this proposed information collection must be 
received on or before February 17, 2015. If you anticipate difficulty 
in submitting comments within that period, please contact Janet N. 
Freimuth, as listed below, as soon as possible.

ADDRESSES: Written comments may be sent to Janet N. Freimuth, HG-6, 
Acting Director, Office of Conflict Prevention and Resolution, U.S. 
Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 
20585; or by fax at 202-287-1415 or by email at 
janet.freimuth@hq.doe.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should 
be directed to Janet Freimuth at the address listed in ADDRESSES.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This information collection request 
contains: (1) OMB No. 1910-5118; (2) Information Collection Request 
Title: ``Technology Partnerships Ombudsman Reporting Requirements''; 
(3) Type of Review: Renewal; (4) Purpose: The information collected 
will be used to determine whether the Technology Partnerships Ombudsmen 
are properly helping to resolve complaints from outside organizations 
regarding laboratory policies and actions with respect to technology 
partnerships; (5) Annual Estimated Number of Respondents: 22; (6) 
Annual Estimated Number of Total Responses: 88; (7) Annual Estimated 
Number of Burden Hours: 50; (8) Annual Estimated Reporting and 
Recordkeeping Cost Burden: $ 2,500. The cost burden is based on an 
average hourly rate of $ 50 per hour. We expect no start up or 
maintenance costs.

    Statutory Authority: Section 11 of the Technology Transfer 
Commercialization Act of 2000, Public Law 106-404, codified at 42 
U.S.C. 7261c(c)(3)(C).

    Issued in Washington, DC, on December 15, 2014.
Janet N. Freimuth,
Acting Director, Office of Conflict Prevention and Resolution, Office 
of Hearings and Appeals.
[FR Doc. 2014-29737 Filed 12-18-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6450-01-P