Notice of Proposed Information Collection Request: State Library Administrative Agencies Survey FY 2016 & FY 2018, 33710-33711 [2016-12481]

Download as PDF 33710 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 103 / Friday, May 27, 2016 / Notices currently approved information collection. OMB Number: 3124–0009. MSPB Forms: MSPB Form 185. Abstract: MSPB’s regulations (5 CFR 1201, 1208, and 1209) require appellants to provide certain information when filing an appeal to determine jurisdiction and timeliness. While the information may be submitted in any format, this form provides an efficient way to ensure that all of the required information is submitted. This form is available to download as a PDF or appellants may use the electronic filing system, e-Appeal. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Number of Respondents: 7,150. Number of Responses: 7,150. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 7,150. Estimated Cost: The estimated annual cost to respondents operations and maintenance costs for technical services is $232,518. There are no annual startup or capital costs. Comments Comments may be submitted as indicated in the ADDRESSES caption above. Comments are solicited to (a) evaluate whether the proposed data collection is necessary for the proper performance of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) 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; (c) enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) 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. William D. Spencer, Clerk of the Board. sradovich on DSK3TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES [FR Doc. 2016–12562 Filed 5–26–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7400–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:00 May 26, 2016 Jkt 238001 THE NATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES Institute of Museum and Library Services Notice of Proposed Information Collection Request: State Library Administrative Agencies Survey FY 2016 & FY 2018 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 the continuance of the State Library Administrative Agencies Survey for FY 2016 & FY 2018. 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 July 27, 2016. The IMLS is particularly interested in comments which: • 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g. permitting electronic submissions of responses. ADDRESSES: For a copy of the documents contact: Matthew Birnbaum, Senior Evaluation Officer, Office of Impact Assessment and Learning, Institute of Museum and Library Services, 955 L’Enfant Plaza North SW., Suite 4000, Washington, DC 20024–2135. Dr. Birnbaum can be reached by Telephone: 202–653–4760, Fax: 202–653–4604, or by email at mbirnbaum@imls.gov or by teletype (TTY/TDD) at 202–653–4614. 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. Mrs. 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. 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. IMLS is responsible for identifying national needs for and trends in museum, library, and information services; measuring and reporting on the impact and effectiveness of museum, library and information services throughout the United States, including programs conducted with funds made available by IMLS; identifying, and disseminating information on, the best practices of such programs; and developing plans to improve museum, library and information services of the United States and strengthen national, State, local, regional, and international communications and cooperative networks (20 U.S.C. 9108). II. Current Actions The State Library Administrative Agencies Survey has been conducted by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the clearance number 3137–0072, which expires 11/30/2016. State Library Administrative Agencies (‘‘SLAAs’’) are the official agencies of each state charged by state law with the extension and development of public E:\FR\FM\27MYN1.SGM 27MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 103 / Friday, May 27, 2016 / Notices library services throughout the state. (20 U.S.C. 9122.) The purpose of this survey is to provide state and federal policymakers with information about SLAAs, including their governance, allied operations, developmental services to libraries and library systems, support of electronic information networks and resources, number and types of outlets, and direct services to the public. Through the FY 2010 collection, the SLAA Survey was conducted annually; beginning with the FY 2012 collection, the survey is conducted biennially. Because the FY 2016 collection will not begin until early 2017, we are carrying over the documentation and estimated burden associated with the FY 2014 data. Agency: Institute of Museum and Library Services. Title: State Library Administrative Agencies Survey, FY 2016 & FY 2018. OMB Number: 3137–0072. Agency Number: 3137. Affected Public: Federal, State and local governments, State library administrative agencies, libraries, general public. Number of Respondents: 51. Frequency: Biennially. Burden hours per respondent: 25. Total burden hours: 1,275. Total Annual Costs: $35,623.50. [FR Doc. 2016–12481 Filed 5–26–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7036–01–P POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket Nos. MC2016–141 and CP2016–178; Order No. 3310] New Postal Product Postal Regulatory Commission. Notice. AGENCY: The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing concerning the addition of First-Class Package Service Contract 54 to the competitive product list. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps. DATES: Comments are due: June 2, 2016. ADDRESSES: Submit comments electronically via the Commission’s Filing Online system at http:// www.prc.gov. Those who cannot submit comments electronically should contact the person identified in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section by telephone for advice on filing alternatives. sradovich on DSK3TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:00 May 26, 2016 Jkt 238001 David A. Trissell, General Counsel, at 202–789–6820. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Introduction II. Notice of Commission Action III. Ordering Paragraphs I. Introduction In accordance with 39 U.S.C. 3642 and 39 CFR 3020.30–.35, the Postal Service filed a formal request and associated supporting information to add First-Class Package Service Contract 54 to the competitive product list.1 The Postal Service contemporaneously filed a redacted contract related to the proposed new product under 39 U.S.C. 3632(b)(3) and 39 CFR 3015.5. Request, Attachment B. To support its Request, the Postal Service filed a copy of the contract, a copy of the Governors’ Decision authorizing the product, proposed changes to the Mail Classification Schedule, a Statement of Supporting Justification, a certification of compliance with 39 U.S.C. 3633(a), and an application for non-public treatment of certain materials. It also filed supporting financial workpapers. II. Notice of Commission Action Dated: May 23, 2016. Kim A. Miller, Grants Specialist (Detailee), Office of the Chief Financial Officer. ACTION: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Commission establishes Docket Nos. MC2016–141 and CP2016–178 to consider the Request pertaining to the proposed First-Class Package Service Contract 54 product and the related contract, respectively. The Commission invites comments on whether the Postal Service’s filings in the captioned dockets are consistent with the policies of 39 U.S.C. 3632, 3633, or 3642, 39 CFR part 3015, and 39 CFR part 3020, subpart B. Comments are due no later than June 2, 2016. The public portions of these filings can be accessed via the Commission’s Web site (http://www.prc.gov). The Commission appoints Jennaca D. Upperman to serve as Public Representative in these dockets. 33711 officer of the Commission to represent the interests of the general public in these proceedings (Public Representative). 3. Comments are due no later than June 2, 2016. 4. The Secretary shall arrange for publication of this order in the Federal Register. By the Commission. Stacy L. Ruble, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–12514 Filed 5–26–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7710–FW–P POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket Nos. MC2016–140 and CP2016–177; Order No. 3309] New Postal Product Postal Regulatory Commission. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Commission is noticing a recent Postal Service filing concerning the addition of First-Class Package Service Contract 53 to the competitive product list. This notice informs the public of the filing, invites public comment, and takes other administrative steps. DATES: Comments are due: June 2, 2016. ADDRESSES: Submit comments electronically via the Commission’s Filing Online system at http:// www.prc.gov. Those who cannot submit comments electronically should contact the person identified in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section by telephone for advice on filing alternatives. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David A. Trissell, General Counsel, at 202–789–6820. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Introduction II. Notice of Commission Action III. Ordering Paragraphs It is ordered: 1. The Commission establishes Docket Nos. MC2016–141 and CP2016–178 to consider the matters raised in each docket. 2. Pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 505, Jennaca D. Upperman is appointed to serve as an I. Introduction In accordance with 39 U.S.C. 3642 and 39 CFR 3020.30–.35, the Postal Service filed a formal request and associated supporting information to add First-Class Package Service Contract 53 to the competitive product list.1 The Postal Service contemporaneously filed a redacted 1 Request of the United States Postal Service to Add First-Class Package Service Contract 54 to Competitive Product List and Notice of Filing (Under Seal) of Unredacted Governors’ Decision, Contract, and Supporting Data, May 20, 2016 (Request). 1 Request of the United States Postal Service to Add First-Class Package Service Contract 53 to Competitive Product List and Notice of Filing (Under Seal) of Unredacted Governors’ Decision, Contract, and Supporting Data, May 20, 2016 (Request). III. Ordering Paragraphs PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\27MYN1.SGM 27MYN1

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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: State Library 
Administrative Agencies Survey FY 2016 & FY 2018

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 the continuance of the State Library Administrative Agencies 
Survey for FY 2016 & FY 2018.
    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 July 27, 2016.
    The IMLS is particularly interested in comments which:
     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 submissions of responses.

ADDRESSES: For a copy of the documents contact: Matthew Birnbaum, 
Senior Evaluation Officer, Office of Impact Assessment and Learning, 
Institute of Museum and Library Services, 955 L'Enfant Plaza North SW., 
Suite 4000, Washington, DC 20024-2135. Dr. Birnbaum can be reached by 
Telephone: 202-653-4760, Fax: 202-653-4604, or by email at 
mbirnbaum@imls.gov or by teletype (TTY/TDD) at 202-653-4614.

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. Mrs. 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.

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. IMLS is responsible for identifying national 
needs for and trends in museum, library, and information services; 
measuring and reporting on the impact and effectiveness of museum, 
library and information services throughout the United States, 
including programs conducted with funds made available by IMLS; 
identifying, and disseminating information on, the best practices of 
such programs; and developing plans to improve museum, library and 
information services of the United States and strengthen national, 
State, local, regional, and international communications and 
cooperative networks (20 U.S.C. 9108).

II. Current Actions

    The State Library Administrative Agencies Survey has been conducted 
by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the clearance 
number 3137-0072, which expires 11/30/2016. State Library 
Administrative Agencies (``SLAAs'') are the official agencies of each 
state charged by state law with the extension and development of public

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library services throughout the state. (20 U.S.C. 9122.) The purpose of 
this survey is to provide state and federal policymakers with 
information about SLAAs, including their governance, allied operations, 
developmental services to libraries and library systems, support of 
electronic information networks and resources, number and types of 
outlets, and direct services to the public. Through the FY 2010 
collection, the SLAA Survey was conducted annually; beginning with the 
FY 2012 collection, the survey is conducted biennially. Because the FY 
2016 collection will not begin until early 2017, we are carrying over 
the documentation and estimated burden associated with the FY 2014 
data.
    Agency: Institute of Museum and Library Services.
    Title: State Library Administrative Agencies Survey, FY 2016 & FY 
2018.
    OMB Number: 3137-0072.
    Agency Number: 3137.
    Affected Public: Federal, State and local governments, State 
library administrative agencies, libraries, general public.
    Number of Respondents: 51.
    Frequency: Biennially.
    Burden hours per respondent: 25.
    Total burden hours: 1,275.
    Total Annual Costs: $35,623.50.

    Dated: May 23, 2016.
Kim A. Miller,
Grants Specialist (Detailee), Office of the Chief Financial Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-12481 Filed 5-26-16; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 7036-01-P