Notice of Proposed Information Collection Request: Grants to States, State Program Report, Enhancements in Outcome-Based, Performance Measures and Evaluation, 26264-26265 [2016-10183]

Download as PDF srobinson on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 26264 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 84 / Monday, May 2, 2016 / Notices existing information collection requirements submitted to the OMB receive a month-to-month extension while they undergo review. For additional substantive information about this ICR, see the related notice published in the Federal Register on September 28, 2015 (80 FR 58300). Interested parties are encouraged to send comments to the OMB, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at the address shown in the ADDRESSES section within thirty (30) days of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. In order to help ensure appropriate consideration, comments should mention OMB Control Number 1205–0353. The OMB is particularly interested in comments that: • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; • Evaluate 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; • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and • Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Agency: DOL–ETA. Title of Collection: Worker Profiling and Reemployment Services Activities and Worker Profiling and Reemployment Outcomes. OMB Control Number: 1205–0353. Affected Public: Individuals or Households and State, Local, and Tribal Governments. Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,354,509. Total Estimated Number of Responses: 6,697,635. Total Estimated Annual Time Burden: 10,834,294 hours. Total Estimated Annual Other Costs Burden: $0. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3507(a)(1)(D). Dated: April 25, 2016. Michel Smyth, Departmental Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–10188 Filed 4–29–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FW–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:30 Apr 29, 2016 Jkt 238001 NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [Notice (16–031)] Notice of Intent To Grant Partially Exclusive License National Aeronautics and Space Administration. ACTION: Notice of intent to grant exclusive license. AGENCY: This notice is issued in accordance with 35 U.S.C. 209(e) and 37 CFR 404.7(a)(1)(i). NASA hereby gives notice of its intent to grant an exclusive license in the United States to practice the invention described and claimed NASA Case Number MFS–33317–1 entitled ‘‘Disruptive Tuned Mass (DTM)’’ to Linc Research, Inc., having its principal place of business in Huntsville, Alabama. The patent rights in this invention have been assigned to the United States of America as represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and to Linc Research, Inc. The prospective exclusive license will comply with the terms and conditions of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7. NASA has not yet made a determination to grant the requested license and may deny the requested license even if no objections are submitted within the comment period. DATES: The prospective exclusive license may be granted unless, within fifteen (15) days from the date of this published notice, NASA receives written objections including evidence and argument that establish that the grant of the license would not be consistent with the requirements of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7. Competing applications completed and received by NASA within fifteen (15) days of the date of this published notice will also be treated as objections to the grant of the contemplated exclusive license. Objections submitted in response to this notice will not be made available to the public for inspection and, to the extent permitted by law, will not be released under the Freedom of Information Act, 5 U.S.C. 552. ADDRESSES: Objections relating to the prospective license may be submitted to Mr. James J. McGroary, Chief Patent Counsel/LS01, Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL 35812, (256) 544–0013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Sammy A. Nabors, Technology Transfer Office/ZP30, Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL 35812, (256) 544–5226. Information about other SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00067 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 NASA inventions available for licensing can be found online at http:// technolgy.nasa.gov. Mark P. Dvorscak, Agency Counsel for Intellectual Property. [FR Doc. 2016–10182 Filed 4–29–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7510–13–P THE NATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES Institute of Museum and Library Services Notice of Proposed Information Collection Request: Grants to States, State Program Report, Enhancements in Outcome-Based, Performance Measures and Evaluation Institute of Museum and Library Services, National Foundation for the Arts and the Humanities ACTION: Notice, request for comments, collection of information. AGENCY: The Institute of Museum and Library Service (‘‘IMLS’’) as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance consultation program to provide the general public and federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). This pre-clearance consultation program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. The purpose of this Notice is to solicit comments concerning enhancements to the State Program Report for the Grants to State Program for evaluation including performance measurements of beneficiary outcomes beginning with FY 2015 reporting by up to 16 pilot states. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the ADDRESSES section below on or before June 28, 2016. IMLS is particularly interested in comments that help the agency to: • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\02MYN1.SGM 02MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 84 / Monday, May 2, 2016 / Notices • Evaluate 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; • Enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and • Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g. permitting electronic submissions of responses. ADDRESSES: For a copy of the documents contact: Kim A. Miller, Grants Specialist (Detailee), Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Institute of Museum and Library Services, 955 L’Enfant Plaza North SW., Suite 4000, Washington, DC 20024– 2135. Ms. Miller can be reached by Telephone: 202–653–4762, Fax: 202– 653–4762, or by email at kmiller@ imls.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) is an independent Federal grant-making agency and is the primary source of federal support for the Nation’s 123,000 libraries and 35,000 museums. IMLS provides a variety of grant programs to assist the Nation’s museums and libraries in improving their operations and enhancing their services to the public. The IMLS Grants to States program is the largest source of federal funding support for library services in the United States. Using a population-based formula, more than $150 million is distributed among the State Library Administrative Agencies. srobinson on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES II. Current Actions The Library Services and Technology Act requires each State Library Administrative Agency to submit a plan that details library services goals for a five-year period. Pursuant to 20 U.S.C. 9134, each State Library Administrative Agency (SLAA) that receives an IMLS grant under the Grants to States Program is required to evaluate and report to the agency, prior to the end of their fiveyear plan, regarding the activities assisted under the LSTA. Each SLAA receives IMLS funding to support the five year period through a series of overlapping two year grant awards. Each SLAA must file interim and final financial reports, as well as final performance reports for each of these two year grants through IMLS’ State Program Reporting (SPR) system. The purpose of the proposed information VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:30 Apr 29, 2016 Jkt 238001 collection is to enhance the reporting of the two year grants through enhanced evaluation and performance measures of beneficiaries. Agency: Institute of Museum and Library Services. Title: Grants to States, State Program Report, Enhancements in OutcomeBased, Performance Measures and Evaluation. OMB Number: 3137–0071. Agency Number: 3137. Type of Review: Revision to an existing collection. Affected Public: State Library Administrative Agencies. Number of Respondents: 55. Note: 55 is the number of State Library Administrative Agencies that are responsible for the collection of this information and for reporting it to IMLS. Frequency: Once every two years. Burden hours per respondent: To be determined. Total burden hours: To be determined. Total Annualized capital/startup costs: To be determined. Total Annual Costs: To be determined. 26265 Telephone: (202) 314–6100. The press and public may enter the NTSB Conference Center one hour prior to the meeting for set up and seating. Individuals requesting specific accommodations should contact Rochelle Hall at (202) 314–6305 or by email at Rochelle.Hall@ntsb.gov by Wednesday, May 11, 2016. The public may view the meeting via a live or archived webcast by accessing a link under ‘‘News & Events’’ on the NTSB home page at www.ntsb.gov. Schedule updates, including weatherrelated cancellations, are also available at www.ntsb.gov. FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Candi Bing at (202) 314–6403 or by email at bingc@ntsb.gov. FOR MEDIA INFORMATION CONTACT: Peter Knudson at (202) 314–6100 or by email at peter.knudson@ntsb.gov. NEWS MEDIA CONTACT: Dated: April 28, 2016. Candi R. Bing, Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–10280 Filed 4–28–16; 11:15 am] BILLING CODE 7533–01–P FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie Burwell, Chief Information Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Institute of Museum and Library Services, 955 L’Enfant Plaza North SW., Suite 4000, Washington, DC 20024– 2135. Ms. Burwell can be reached by Telephone: 202–653–4684, Fax: 202– 653–4625, or by email at sburwell@ imls.gov or by teletype (TTY/TDD at 202–653–4614. Office hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., E.T., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Dated: April 27, 2016. Kim A. Miller, Grants Specialist (Detailee), Office of the Chief Financial Officer. SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [Release No. 34–77705; File No. SR– Nasdaq–2016–002] Self-Regulatory Organizations; The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC; Order Instituting Proceedings To Determine Whether To Approve or Disapprove a Proposed Rule Change, as Modified by Amendment No. 1 Thereto, To List and Trade Shares of the First Trust Municipal High Income ETF of First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund III April 26, 2016. [FR Doc. 2016–10183 Filed 4–29–16; 8:45 am] I. Introduction BILLING CODE 7036–01–P On January 6, 2016, The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC (‘‘Nasdaq’’ or the ‘‘Exchange’’) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (‘‘Commission’’), pursuant to Section 19(b)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (‘‘Act’’ or ‘‘Exchange Act’’) 1 and Rule 19b–4 thereunder,2 a proposed rule change to list and trade shares (‘‘Shares’’) of the First Trust Municipal High Income ETF (‘‘Fund’’) under Nasdaq Rule 5735. The proposed rule change was published for comment in the Federal Register on January 27, 2016.3 On February 16, 2016, the NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD Sunshine Act Meeting 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, May 17, 2016. PLACE: NTSB Conference Center, 429 L’Enfant Plaza SW., Washington, DC 20594. STATUS: The one item is open to the public. MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: 8714B Railroad Accident Report— Derailment of Amtrak Passenger Train 188, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 12, 2015. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 84 (Monday, May 2, 2016)]
[Notices]
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THE NATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES

Institute of Museum and Library Services


Notice of Proposed Information Collection Request: Grants to 
States, State Program Report, Enhancements in Outcome-Based, 
Performance Measures and Evaluation

AGENCY: Institute of Museum and Library Services, National Foundation 
for the Arts and the Humanities

ACTION: Notice, request for comments, collection of information.

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SUMMARY: The Institute of Museum and Library Service (``IMLS'') as part 
of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, 
conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general 
public and federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed 
and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the 
Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). This pre-clearance 
consultation program helps to ensure that requested data can be 
provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial 
resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, 
and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be 
properly assessed. The purpose of this Notice is to solicit comments 
concerning enhancements to the State Program Report for the Grants to 
State Program for evaluation including performance measurements of 
beneficiary outcomes beginning with FY 2015 reporting by up to 16 pilot 
states.
    A copy of the proposed information collection request can be 
obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES 
section of this notice.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the 
ADDRESSES section below on or before June 28, 2016.
    IMLS is particularly interested in comments that help the agency 
to:
     Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, 
including whether the information will have practical utility;

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     Evaluate 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;
     Enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and
     Minimize the burden of the collection of information on 
those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate 
automated electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g. permitting 
electronic submissions of responses.

ADDRESSES: For a copy of the documents contact: Kim A. Miller, Grants 
Specialist (Detailee), Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Institute 
of Museum and Library Services, 955 L'Enfant Plaza North SW., Suite 
4000, Washington, DC 20024-2135. Ms. Miller can be reached by 
Telephone: 202-653-4762, Fax: 202-653-4762, or by email at 
kmiller@imls.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Background

    The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) is an 
independent Federal grant-making agency and is the primary source of 
federal support for the Nation's 123,000 libraries and 35,000 museums. 
IMLS provides a variety of grant programs to assist the Nation's 
museums and libraries in improving their operations and enhancing their 
services to the public. The IMLS Grants to States program is the 
largest source of federal funding support for library services in the 
United States. Using a population-based formula, more than $150 million 
is distributed among the State Library Administrative Agencies.

II. Current Actions

    The Library Services and Technology Act requires each State Library 
Administrative Agency to submit a plan that details library services 
goals for a five-year period. Pursuant to 20 U.S.C. 9134, each State 
Library Administrative Agency (SLAA) that receives an IMLS grant under 
the Grants to States Program is required to evaluate and report to the 
agency, prior to the end of their five-year plan, regarding the 
activities assisted under the LSTA. Each SLAA receives IMLS funding to 
support the five year period through a series of overlapping two year 
grant awards. Each SLAA must file interim and final financial reports, 
as well as final performance reports for each of these two year grants 
through IMLS' State Program Reporting (SPR) system. The purpose of the 
proposed information collection is to enhance the reporting of the two 
year grants through enhanced evaluation and performance measures of 
beneficiaries.
    Agency: Institute of Museum and Library Services.
    Title: Grants to States, State Program Report, Enhancements in 
Outcome-Based, Performance Measures and Evaluation.
    OMB Number: 3137-0071.
    Agency Number: 3137.
    Type of Review: Revision to an existing collection.
    Affected Public: State Library Administrative Agencies.
    Number of Respondents: 55.
    Note: 55 is the number of State Library Administrative Agencies 
that are responsible for the collection of this information and for 
reporting it to IMLS.
    Frequency: Once every two years.
    Burden hours per respondent: To be determined.
    Total burden hours: To be determined.
    Total Annualized capital/startup costs: To be determined.
    Total Annual Costs: To be determined.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie Burwell, Chief Information 
Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Institute of Museum 
and Library Services, 955 L'Enfant Plaza North SW., Suite 4000, 
Washington, DC 20024-2135. Ms. Burwell can be reached by Telephone: 
202-653-4684, Fax: 202-653-4625, or by email at sburwell@imls.gov or by 
teletype (TTY/TDD at 202-653-4614. Office hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 5 
p.m., E.T., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.

    Dated: April 27, 2016.
Kim A. Miller,
Grants Specialist (Detailee), Office of the Chief Financial Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-10183 Filed 4-29-16; 8:45 am]
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