Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 91143-91144 [2016-30271]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 242 / Friday, December 16, 2016 / Notices Annual Burden Hours: 192 hours. Needs and Uses: The information collection requirement is necessary to provide the data needed to understand the best strategies and implementation tactics to build awareness of Army civilian opportunities and fill critical occupations. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Frequency: One-time. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. OMB Desk Officer: Ms. Jasmeet Seehra. Comments and recommendations on the proposed information collection should be emailed to Ms. Jasmeet Seehra, DoD Desk Officer, at Oira_ submission@omb.eop.gov. Please identify the proposed information collection by DoD Desk Officer and the Docket ID number and title of the information collection. You may also submit comments and recommendations, identified by Docket ID 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 ID number and title for this Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other 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. 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 03F09, Alexandria, VA 22350–3100. Dated: December 12, 2016. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2016–30214 Filed 12–15–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Office of the Secretary [Docket ID DOD–2016–OS–0117] Proposed Collection; Comment Request AGENCY: National Defense University, DoD. ACTION: Notice. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:42 Dec 15, 2016 Jkt 241001 In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, and as part of a Federal Government-wide effort to streamline the process to seek feedback from the public on service delivery, the Center for the Study of Weapons of Mass Destruction at the Institute for National Strategic Studies announces a proposed generic information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments are invited on: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by February 14, 2017. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number and title, by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: Department of Defense, Office of the Deputy Chief Management Officer, Directorate for Oversight and Compliance, 4800 Mark Center Drive, Mailbox #24, Alexandria, VA 22350– 1700. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name, docket number and title for this Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other 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. Any associated form(s) for this collection may be located within this same electronic docket and downloaded for review/testing. Follow the instructions at http:// www.regulations.gov for submitting comments. Please submit comments on any given form identified by docket number, form number, and title. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request more information on this proposed information collection or to obtain a copy of the proposal and associated collection instruments, please write to the Center for the Study SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 91143 of Weapons of Mass Destruction, Institute for National Strategic Studies, National Defense University, ATTN: Natasha E. Bajema, Ph.D., Washington, DC 20319–5066, or call at 202–685– 4234. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title; Associated Form; and OMB Number: Regular Generic Clearance for the Collection of NDU Emergence and Convergence; OMB Control Number 0704–XXXX. Needs and Uses: The information collection requirement is necessary to assess the impact of emerging technologies (additive manufacturing, advanced robotics, nanotechnology, nuclear energy and synthetic biology) on the threat of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and governance, tools and measures designed to counter WMD as part of a multi-year study entitled Emergence and Convergence. These surveys will generate important new data on the risk of misuse and governability of these technologies and support in-depth analysis of national security risks. Current Actions: Processing New as Generic. Type of Review: New. Affected Public: Business or other for profit; Not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 65. Average Expected Annual Number of Activities: 1. Below we provide projected average estimates for the next three years: Average Number of Respondents per Activity: 65. Responses per Respondent: 2. Annual Responses: 130. Average Burden per Response: 60 minutes. Annual Burden Hours: 130. Frequency: On occasion. Respondents are subject matter experts including scientists, engineers and technologists at academic institutions, non-for-profit organizations and industry. Structured techniques for the elicitation of expert judgment are key tools for national security risk assessments. The Delphi method involves an iterative series of questionnaires designed to build an expert consensus on a topic for which there is little or no existing data. This survey offers significant public benefit by producing a report that will support a dialogue between policymakers and private sector stakeholders. The report generated by this survey will help to educate the private sector on the national security risks associated with emerging technologies. E:\FR\FM\16DEN1.SGM 16DEN1 91144 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 242 / Friday, December 16, 2016 / Notices Dated: December 13, 2016. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register, Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE [FR Doc. 2016–30271 Filed 12–15–16; 8:45 am] [Transmittal No. 16–15] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P 36(b)(1) Arms Sales Notification Office of the Secretary Defense Security Cooperation Agency Department of Defense. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of a section 36(b)(1) arms sales notification. This is published to fulfill the mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:42 Dec 15, 2016 Jkt 241001 PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 requirements of section 155 of Public Law 104–164 dated July 21, 1996. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Pam Young, DSCA/SA&E–RAN, (703) 697– 9107. The following is a copy of a letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Transmittal 16–15 with attached Policy Justification and Sensitivity of Technology. Dated: December 12, 2016. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 242 (Friday, December 16, 2016)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-30271]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary

[Docket ID DOD-2016-OS-0117]


Proposed Collection; Comment Request

AGENCY: National Defense University, DoD.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, and as 
part of a Federal Government-wide effort to streamline the process to 
seek feedback from the public on service delivery, the Center for the 
Study of Weapons of Mass Destruction at the Institute for National 
Strategic Studies announces a proposed generic information collection 
and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments are 
invited on: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary 
for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including 
whether the information shall have practical utility; the accuracy of 
the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed information 
collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the 
information collection on respondents, including through the use of 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.

DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by February 
14, 2017.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number and 
title, by any of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Mail: Department of Defense, Office of the Deputy Chief 
Management Officer, Directorate for Oversight and Compliance, 4800 Mark 
Center Drive, Mailbox #24, Alexandria, VA 22350-1700.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency 
name, docket number and title for this Federal Register document. The 
general policy for comments and other 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.
    Any associated form(s) for this collection may be located within 
this same electronic docket and downloaded for review/testing. Follow 
the instructions at http://www.regulations.gov for submitting comments. 
Please submit comments on any given form identified by docket number, 
form number, and title.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request more information on this 
proposed information collection or to obtain a copy of the proposal and 
associated collection instruments, please write to the Center for the 
Study of Weapons of Mass Destruction, Institute for National Strategic 
Studies, National Defense University, ATTN: Natasha E. Bajema, Ph.D., 
Washington, DC 20319-5066, or call at 202-685-4234.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title; Associated Form; and OMB Number: Regular Generic Clearance 
for the Collection of NDU Emergence and Convergence; OMB Control Number 
0704-XXXX.
    Needs and Uses: The information collection requirement is necessary 
to assess the impact of emerging technologies (additive manufacturing, 
advanced robotics, nanotechnology, nuclear energy and synthetic 
biology) on the threat of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and 
governance, tools and measures designed to counter WMD as part of a 
multi-year study entitled Emergence and Convergence. These surveys will 
generate important new data on the risk of misuse and governability of 
these technologies and support in-depth analysis of national security 
risks.
    Current Actions: Processing New as Generic.
    Type of Review: New.
    Affected Public: Business or other for profit; Not-for-profit 
institutions.
    Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 65.
    Average Expected Annual Number of Activities: 1.
    Below we provide projected average estimates for the next three 
years:
    Average Number of Respondents per Activity: 65.
    Responses per Respondent: 2.
    Annual Responses: 130.
    Average Burden per Response: 60 minutes.
    Annual Burden Hours: 130.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Respondents are subject matter experts including scientists, 
engineers and technologists at academic institutions, non-for-profit 
organizations and industry. Structured techniques for the elicitation 
of expert judgment are key tools for national security risk 
assessments. The Delphi method involves an iterative series of 
questionnaires designed to build an expert consensus on a topic for 
which there is little or no existing data. This survey offers 
significant public benefit by producing a report that will support a 
dialogue between policymakers and private sector stakeholders. The 
report generated by this survey will help to educate the private sector 
on the national security risks associated with emerging technologies.


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    Dated: December 13, 2016.
Aaron Siegel,
Alternate OSD Federal Register, Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 2016-30271 Filed 12-15-16; 8:45 am]
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