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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 249 / Tuesday, December 30, 2014 / Notices www.regulations.gov as they are received without change, including any personal identifiers or contact information. DOD Clearance Officer: Mr. Frederick Licari. Written requests for copies of the information collection proposal should be sent to Mr. Licari at WHS/ESD Directives Division, 4800 Mark Center Drive, East Tower, Suite 02G09, Alexandria, VA 22350–3100. Dated: December 22, 2014. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Defense Acquisition Regulations System Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense (DoD). ACTION: Notice. Department of the Army The Defense Acquisition Regulations System has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 35). DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by January 29, 2015. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title, Associated Form, and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS), Independent Research and Development Technical Descriptions; OMB Control Number 0704–0483. Type of Request: Extension. Number of Respondents: 700. Responses per Respondent: Approximately 38.5. Annual Responses: 26,950. Average Burden per Response: Approximately .5 hours. Annual Response Burden Hours: 13,475. Needs and Uses: DFARS 231.205–18 requires contractors to report independent research and development (IR&D) projects to the Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC) using the DTIC’s online IR&D database. The data provides in-process information on IR&D projects for which DoD reimburses the contractor as an allowable indirect expense. In addition to improving the Department’s ability to determine whether contractor IR&D costs are allowable, the data provides visibility into the technical content of industry IR&D activities to meet DoD needs. Affected Public: Businesses and other for-profit entities. Reporting Frequency: At least annually and when the project is completed. OMB Desk Officer: Ms. Jasmeet Seehra. SUMMARY: Intent To Grant an Exclusive License of U.S. Government-Owned Patent Department of the Army, DoD. Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with 35 U.S.C. 209(e) and 37 CFR 404.7(a)(1)(i), announcement is made of the intent to grant an exclusive, royalty-bearing, revocable license to U.S. Patents 7,899,687; 8,510,129; and 8,682,692; issued respectively on March 1, 2011, August 13, 2013 and March 25, 2014, entitled respectively ‘‘System and method for handling medical information,’’ ‘‘Medical information handling system and method,’’ and ‘‘Medical information handling method, and foreign patents derived from PCT Application PCT/US03/15071 filed on May 15, 2003, entitled ‘‘System and method for handling medical information’’ to Vista Partners, LLC, with its principal place of business at Hanger 9B2, 7375 South Peoria, Englewood, CO 80112–4157. ADDRESSES: Commander, U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, ATTN: Command Judge Advocate, MCMR–JA, 504 Scott Street, Fort Detrick, MD 21702–5012. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For licensing issues, Mr. Barry Datlof, Office of Research & Technology Assessment, (301) 619–0033. For patent issues, Ms. Elizabeth Arwine, Patent Attorney, (301) 619–7808, both at telefax (301) 619– 5034. SUMMARY: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 3710–08–P AGENCY: DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Anyone wishing to object to grant of this license can file written objections along with supporting evidence, if any, within 15 days from the date of this publication. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 21:42 Dec 29, 2014 [FR Doc. 2014–30457 Filed 12–29–14; 8:45 am] Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request BILLING CODE 5001–06–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 Brenda S. Bowen, Army Federal Register Liaison Officer. [Docket Number DARS–2014–0052] [FR Doc. 2014–30356 Filed 12–29–14; 8:45 am] ACTION: Written objections are to be filed with the Command Judge Advocate (see ADDRESSES). Jkt 235001 PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 78415 Written comments and recommendations on the proposed information collection should be sent to Ms. Seehra at the Office of Management and Budget, Desk Officer for DoD, Room 10236, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503. You may also submit comments, identified by docket number and title, by the following method: Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name, docket number, and title for the Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other public submissions from members of the public is to make these submissions available for public viewing on the internet at http://www.regulations.gov as they are received without change, including any personal identifiers or contact information provided. To confirm receipt of your comment(s), please check http://www.regulations.gov approximately two to three days after submission to verify posting (except allow 30 days for posting of comments submitted by mail). DoD Public Collections Clearance Officer: Mr. Frederick C. Licari. Written requests for copies of the information collection proposal should be sent to Mr. Licari at: Publication Collections Program, WHS/ESD Information Management Division, 4800 Mark Center Drive, 2nd Floor, East Tower, Suite 02G09, Alexandria, VA 22350–3100. Manuel Quinones, Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. [FR Doc. 2014–30463 Filed 12–29–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No. ED–2014–ICCD–0139] Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Evaluation of Preschool Special Education Practices Phase I Institute of 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 new information collection. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\30DEN1.SGM 30DEN1 78416 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 249 / Tuesday, December 30, 2014 / Notices Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before January 29, 2015. DATES: 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–0139 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 2E103, Washington, DC 20202. ADDRESSES: For specific questions related to collection activities, please contact Yumiko Sekino, 202–219–2046. 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 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:42 Dec 29, 2014 Jkt 235001 response to this notice will be considered public records. Title of Collection: Evaluation of Preschool Special Education Practices Phase I. OMB Control Number: 1850–NEW. Type of Review: A new information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: State, Local and Tribal Governments. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 1,251. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 1,226. Abstract: The main objective of the Evaluation of Preschool Special Education Practices, Phase I study is to assess the feasibility of conducting a large-scale randomized controlled trial (RCT) evaluation of one or more curricula or interventions that are used with preschool children with disabilities to promote their learning of language, literacy, social-emotional skills, and/or appropriate behavioral skills for school. The feasibility assessment will consider the core features of an evaluation design, including the following: (1) Curricula and/or interventions to be evaluated; (2) Study context and participants; and (3) Key design elements, such as the counterfactual condition, unit of assignment, target minimum detectable effects (MDEs), sample size, and data collection plans. Dated: December 23, 2014. Kate Mullan, Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management. [FR Doc. 2014–30523 Filed 12–29–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Environmental Management SiteSpecific Advisory Board, Nevada Department of Energy. Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: This notice announces a meeting of the Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB), Nevada. The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92– 463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of this meeting be announced in the Federal Register. DATES: Wednesday, January 21, 2015, 5:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: National Atomic Testing Museum, 755 East Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, Nevada 89119. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Barbara Ulmer, Board Administrator, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 232 Energy Way, M/S 505, North Las Vegas, Nevada 89030. Phone: (702) 630– 0522; Fax (702) 295–5300 or Email: NSSAB@nnsa.doe.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose of the Board: The purpose of the Board is to make recommendations to DOE–EM and site management in the areas of environmental restoration, waste management, and related activities. Tentative Agenda: 1. Recommendation Development for Annual Nevada National Security Site Environmental Report—Work Plan Item #5 2. Updates and Recommendation Development for Assessment of the Underground Test Area Quality Assurance Plan Implementation—Work Plan Item #8 3. Recommendation Development for Potential New Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Part B Permitted Mixed Waste Disposal Unit— Work Plan Item #9 4. Recommendation Development for Waste Management Symposia Briefings—Work Plan Item #1 Public Participation: The EM SSAB, Nevada, welcomes the attendance of the public at its advisory committee meetings and will make every effort to accommodate persons with physical disabilities or special needs. If you require special accommodations due to a disability, please contact Barbara Ulmer at least seven days in advance of the meeting at the phone number listed above. Written statements may be filed with the Board either before or after the meeting. Individuals who wish to make oral presentations pertaining to agenda items should contact Barbara Ulmer at the telephone number listed above. The request must be received five days prior to the meeting and reasonable provision will be made to include the presentation in the agenda. The Deputy Designated Federal Officer is empowered to conduct the meeting in a fashion that will facilitate the orderly conduct of business. Individuals wishing to make public comments can do so during the 15 minutes allotted for public comments. Minutes: Minutes will be available by writing to Barbara Ulmer at the address listed above or at the following Web site: http://nv.energy.gov/nssab/ MeetingMinutes.aspx Issued at Washington, DC, on December 22, 2014. LaTanya R. Butler, Deputy Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–30319 Filed 12–29–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P E:\FR\FM\30DEN1.SGM 30DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 249 (Tuesday, December 30, 2014)]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

[Docket No. ED-2014-ICCD-0139]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the 
Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment 
Request; Evaluation of Preschool Special Education Practices Phase I

AGENCY: Institute of Education Sciences/National Center for Education 
Statistics (IES), Department of Education (ED).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 
U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing a new information 
collection.

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DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
January 29, 2015.

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-
0139 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 2E103, Washington, DC 20202.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to 
collection activities, please contact Yumiko Sekino, 202-219-2046.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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: Evaluation of Preschool Special Education 
Practices Phase I.
    OMB Control Number: 1850-NEW.
    Type of Review: A new information collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: State, Local and Tribal Governments.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 1,251.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 1,226.
    Abstract: The main objective of the Evaluation of Preschool Special 
Education Practices, Phase I study is to assess the feasibility of 
conducting a large-scale randomized controlled trial (RCT) evaluation 
of one or more curricula or interventions that are used with preschool 
children with disabilities to promote their learning of language, 
literacy, social-emotional skills, and/or appropriate behavioral skills 
for school. The feasibility assessment will consider the core features 
of an evaluation design, including the following: (1) Curricula and/or 
interventions to be evaluated; (2) Study context and participants; and 
(3) Key design elements, such as the counterfactual condition, unit of 
assignment, target minimum detectable effects (MDEs), sample size, and 
data collection plans.

    Dated: December 23, 2014.
Kate Mullan,
Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, 
Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management.
[FR Doc. 2014-30523 Filed 12-29-14; 8:45 am]
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