Extension of the Application Deadline Date for the Fiscal Year 2016; Promise Neighborhoods Program Grant Application, 59987-59988 [2016-21001]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 169 / Wednesday, August 31, 2016 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No.: ED–2016–ICCD–0094] Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Application for Approval To Participate in Federal Student Aid Programs Federal Student Aid (FSA), 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 an extension of an existing information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before October 31, 2016. ADDRESSES: To access and review all the documents related to the information collection listed in this notice, please use http://www.regulations.gov by searching the Docket ID number ED– 2016–ICCD–0094. Comments submitted in response to this notice should be submitted electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http:// www.regulations.gov by selecting the Docket ID number or via postal mail, commercial delivery, or hand delivery. Please note that comments submitted by fax or email and those submitted after the comment period will not be accepted. 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, Room 2E–347, Washington, DC 20202–4537. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to collection activities, please contact Veronica Pickett, 202–377–4232. 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 mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:59 Aug 30, 2016 Jkt 238001 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: Application for Approval to Participate in Federal Student Aid Programs. OMB Control Number: 1845–0012. Type of Review: An extension of an existing information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: State, Local, and Tribal Governments; Private Sector. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 7,286. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 24,352. Abstract: Section 487(c) of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA) requires that the Secretary of Education prescribe regulations to ensure that any funds postsecondary institutions receive under the HEA are used solely for the purposes specified in, and in accordance with, the provision of the applicable programs. The Institutional Eligibility regulations govern the initial and continuing eligibility of postsecondary educational institutions participating in the student financial assistance program authorized by Title IV of the HEA. An institution must use this Application to apply for approval to be determined to be eligible and if the institution wishes, to participate; to expand its eligibility; or to continue to participate in the Title IV programs. An institution must also use the application to report certain required data as part of its recordkeeping requirements contained in the regulations under 34 CFR part 600 (Institutional Eligibility under the HEA). The Department uses the information reported on the Application in its determination of whether an institution meets the statutory and regulatory requirements. Dated: August 26, 2016. Kate Mullan, Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Office of the Chief Privacy Officer, Office of Management. [FR Doc. 2016–20938 Filed 8–30–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 59987 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.215N] Extension of the Application Deadline Date for the Fiscal Year 2016; Promise Neighborhoods Program Grant Application Office of Innovation and Improvement, Department of Education. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Assistant Deputy Secretary for Innovation and Improvement extends, for certain prospective eligible applicants described elsewhere in this notice, the deadline date for transmittal of applications for new awards for fiscal year (FY) 2016 under the Promise Neighborhoods program. The Assistant Deputy Secretary takes this action to allow more time for the preparation and submission of applications by prospective eligible applicants in Louisiana affected by the severe storms and flooding that began in that State on August 11, 2016. The extension of the application deadline date for this competition is intended to help affected eligible applicants compete fairly with other eligible applicants under this competition. SUMMARY: DATES: Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: September 16, 2016. Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: October 31, 2016. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On July 8, 2016, we published in the Federal Register (81 FR 44741) a notice inviting applications for new awards for FY 2016 for the Promise Neighborhoods competition. We are extending this competition to allow certain prospective eligible applicants more time to prepare and submit their applications. Eligibility: The extension of the application deadline date in this notice applies to eligible applicants under the Promise Neighborhoods program that are (1) located in a Federally-declared disaster area, as determined by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) (see http://www.fema.gov/news/ disasters.fema); and (2) adversely affected by the severe storms and flooding in Louisiana that began on August 11, 2016. In accordance with the application notice, an eligible organization for the Promise Neighborhoods program— (1) Is representative of the geographic area proposed to be served; (2) Is one of the following: (a) A nonprofit organization that meets the definition of a nonprofit E:\FR\FM\31AUN1.SGM 31AUN1 59988 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 169 / Wednesday, August 31, 2016 / Notices under 34 CFR 77.1(c), which may include a faith-based nonprofit organization. (b) An institution of higher education as defined by section 101(a) of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended. (c) An Indian tribe as defined in the application notice for this competition published by us in the Federal Register on July 8, 2016 (81 FR 44741); (3) Currently provides at least one of the solutions from the applicant’s proposed continuum of solutions in the geographic area proposed to be served; and (4) Operates or proposes to work with and involve in carrying out its proposed project, in coordination with the school’s LEA, at least one public elementary or secondary school located within the identified geographic area that the grant will serve. In the case of an eligible applicant that is a partnership, the extension of the application deadline date applies if any entity required to be part of the partnership (e.g., a nonprofit organization, an LEA, or a consortium of schools) are located in a Federallydeclared disaster area, as determined by FEMA, and adversely affected by the severe storms and flooding in Louisiana that began on August 11, 2016. An eligible applicant submitting an application under the extended deadline in this notice must provide in its application a certification that it meets the criteria for an extension and be prepared to provide appropriate supporting documentation, if requested. If such an eligible applicant is submitting its application electronically, the submission of the application serves as the eligible applicant’s attestation that it meets the criteria for submitting an application under the extended deadline. Note: Except for the deadline date, all information in the application notice for this competition remains the same. Program Authority: Fund for the Improvement of Education, title V, part D, subpart 1, sections 5411 through 5413 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (20 U.S.C. 7243–7243b). mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Adrienne Hawkins, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., Room 4W256, Washington, DC 20202. Telephone: (202) 453–5638. Email address: PromiseNeighborhoods@ ed.gov. If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) or a text telephone (TTY), call the Federal Relay VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:59 Aug 30, 2016 Jkt 238001 Service (FRS), toll free, at 1–800–877– 8339. Accessible Format: Individuals with disabilities can obtain this document and a copy of the application package in an accessible format (e.g., braille, large print, audiotape, or compact disc) on request to the program contact persons listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT in this notice. Electronic Access to This Document: The official version of this document is the document published in the Federal Register. Free Internet access to the official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations is available via the Federal Digital System at: www.gpo.gov/fdsys. At this site you can view this document, as well as all other documents of this Department published in the Federal Register, in text or Portable Document Format (PDF). To use PDF you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available free at the site. You may also access documents of the Department published in the Federal Register by using the article search feature at: www.federalregister.gov. Specifically, through the advanced search feature at this site, you can limit your search to documents published by the Department. Dated: August 25, 2016. Nadya Chinoy Dabby, Assistant Deputy Secretary for Innovation and Improvement. [FR Doc. 2016–21001 Filed 8–30–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P ELECTION ASSISTANCE COMMISSION Meeting Notice; Public Meeting of the Technical Guidelines Development Committee U.S. Election Assistance Commission ACTION: Public Meeting of the Technical Guidelines Development Committee AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), Public Law 92–463, as amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2), notice is hereby given that the U.S. Election Assistance Commission’s (EAC) Technical Guidelines Development Committee (TGDC) will meet in open session on Thursday, September 15, 2016 and Friday, September 16, 2016 at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg, Maryland. SUMMARY: The meeting will be held on Thursday, September 15, 2016, from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., Eastern time DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (estimated based on speed of business), and Friday, September 16, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Eastern time (estimated based on speed of business). ADDRESS: The meeting will take place at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Building 101, West Square Room, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899–8900. Members of the public wishing to attend the meeting must notify Gladys Arrisueno by c.o.b. Thursday, September 8, 2016, per instructions under the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patricia Wilburg, NIST Voting Program, Information Technology Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Stop 8970, Gaithersburg, MD 20899–8930, telephone: (301) 975–6994 or patricia.wilburg@nist.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Technical Guidelines Development Committee will meet Thursday, September 15, 2016, from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., Eastern time, and Friday, September 16, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Eastern time. Discussions at the meeting will include the following topics: The Working Group and Constituency Groups activities since the February TGDC Meeting that include Cyber Security, Human Factors, Interoperability and Testing; the scope of the VVSG, PostHAVA Voting System Requirements, Usability & Accessibility, and Security; and the VVSG 2.0 Project Charter. The full meeting agenda will be posted in advance at http://vote.nist.gov/. All sessions of this meeting will be open to the public. The TGDC was established pursuant to 42 U.S.C 15361, to act in the public interest to assist the Executive Director of the Election Assistance Commission (EAC) in the development of voluntary voting system guidelines. Details regarding the TGDC’s activities are available at http://vote.nist.gov/. All visitors to the National Institute of Standards and Technology site will have to pre-register to be admitted. Anyone wishing to attend this meeting must register by c.o.b. Thursday, September 8, 2016, in order to attend. Please submit your name, time of arrival, email address and phone number to Gladys Arrisueno and she will provide you with instructions for admittance. Non-U.S. citizens must also submit their country of citizenship, title, employer/sponsor, and address. Gladys Arrisueno’s email address is gladys.arrisueno@nist.gov, and her phone number is (301) 975–5220. If you are in need of a disability E:\FR\FM\31AUN1.SGM 31AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

[Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.215N]


Extension of the Application Deadline Date for the Fiscal Year 
2016; Promise Neighborhoods Program Grant Application

AGENCY: Office of Innovation and Improvement, Department of Education.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Assistant Deputy Secretary for Innovation and Improvement 
extends, for certain prospective eligible applicants described 
elsewhere in this notice, the deadline date for transmittal of 
applications for new awards for fiscal year (FY) 2016 under the Promise 
Neighborhoods program. The Assistant Deputy Secretary takes this action 
to allow more time for the preparation and submission of applications 
by prospective eligible applicants in Louisiana affected by the severe 
storms and flooding that began in that State on August 11, 2016. The 
extension of the application deadline date for this competition is 
intended to help affected eligible applicants compete fairly with other 
eligible applicants under this competition.

Dates: 
    Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: September 16, 2016.
    Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: October 31, 2016.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On July 8, 2016, we published in the Federal 
Register (81 FR 44741) a notice inviting applications for new awards 
for FY 2016 for the Promise Neighborhoods competition. We are extending 
this competition to allow certain prospective eligible applicants more 
time to prepare and submit their applications.
    Eligibility: The extension of the application deadline date in this 
notice applies to eligible applicants under the Promise Neighborhoods 
program that are (1) located in a Federally-declared disaster area, as 
determined by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) (see 
http://www.fema.gov/news/disasters.fema); and (2) adversely affected by 
the severe storms and flooding in Louisiana that began on August 11, 
2016.
    In accordance with the application notice, an eligible organization 
for the Promise Neighborhoods program--
    (1) Is representative of the geographic area proposed to be served;
    (2) Is one of the following:
    (a) A nonprofit organization that meets the definition of a 
nonprofit

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under 34 CFR 77.1(c), which may include a faith-based nonprofit 
organization.
    (b) An institution of higher education as defined by section 101(a) 
of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended.
    (c) An Indian tribe as defined in the application notice for this 
competition published by us in the Federal Register on July 8, 2016 (81 
FR 44741);
    (3) Currently provides at least one of the solutions from the 
applicant's proposed continuum of solutions in the geographic area 
proposed to be served; and
    (4) Operates or proposes to work with and involve in carrying out 
its proposed project, in coordination with the school's LEA, at least 
one public elementary or secondary school located within the identified 
geographic area that the grant will serve.
    In the case of an eligible applicant that is a partnership, the 
extension of the application deadline date applies if any entity 
required to be part of the partnership (e.g., a nonprofit organization, 
an LEA, or a consortium of schools) are located in a Federally-declared 
disaster area, as determined by FEMA, and adversely affected by the 
severe storms and flooding in Louisiana that began on August 11, 2016.
    An eligible applicant submitting an application under the extended 
deadline in this notice must provide in its application a certification 
that it meets the criteria for an extension and be prepared to provide 
appropriate supporting documentation, if requested. If such an eligible 
applicant is submitting its application electronically, the submission 
of the application serves as the eligible applicant's attestation that 
it meets the criteria for submitting an application under the extended 
deadline.

    Note: Except for the deadline date, all information in the 
application notice for this competition remains the same.


    Program Authority: Fund for the Improvement of Education, title 
V, part D, subpart 1, sections 5411 through 5413 of the Elementary 
and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended by the No Child Left 
Behind Act of 2001 (20 U.S.C. 7243-7243b).


FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  Adrienne Hawkins, U.S. Department of 
Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., Room 4W256, Washington, DC 20202. 
Telephone: (202) 453-5638. Email address: PromiseNeighborhoods@ed.gov.
    If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) or a text 
telephone (TTY), call the Federal Relay Service (FRS), toll free, at 1-
800-877-8339.
    Accessible Format: Individuals with disabilities can obtain this 
document and a copy of the application package in an accessible format 
(e.g., braille, large print, audiotape, or compact disc) on request to 
the program contact persons listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 
CONTACT in this notice.
    Electronic Access to This Document: The official version of this 
document is the document published in the Federal Register. Free 
Internet access to the official edition of the Federal Register and the 
Code of Federal Regulations is available via the Federal Digital System 
at: www.gpo.gov/fdsys. At this site you can view this document, as well 
as all other documents of this Department published in the Federal 
Register, in text or Portable Document Format (PDF). To use PDF you 
must have Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available free at the site.
    You may also access documents of the Department published in the 
Federal Register by using the article search feature at: 
www.federalregister.gov. Specifically, through the advanced search 
feature at this site, you can limit your search to documents published 
by the Department.

    Dated: August 25, 2016.
Nadya Chinoy Dabby,
Assistant Deputy Secretary for Innovation and Improvement.
[FR Doc. 2016-21001 Filed 8-30-16; 8:45 am]
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