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Download as PDF asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 70 / Thursday, April 13, 2017 / Notices identification number or foreign country equivalent, passport number, financial account number, or credit or debit card number. You are also solely responsible for making sure that your comment does not include any sensitive health information, like medical records or other individually identifiable health information. In addition, do not include any ‘‘[t]rade secret or any commercial or financial information which is . . . privileged or confidential,’’ as discussed in Section 6(f) of the FTC Act, 15 U.S.C. 46(f), and FTC Rule 4.10(a)(2), 16 CFR 4.10(a)(2). In particular, do not include competitively sensitive information such as costs, sales statistics, inventories, formulas, patterns, devices, manufacturing processes, or customer names. If you want the Commission to give your comment confidential treatment, you must file it in paper form, with a request for confidential treatment, and you are required to follow the procedure explained in FTC Rule 4.9(c), 16 CFR 4.9(c). Your comment will be kept confidential only if the FTC General Counsel grants your request in accordance with the law and the public interest. Postal mail addressed to the Commission is subject to delay due to heightened security screening. As a result, we encourage you to submit your comment online, or to send it to the Commission by courier or overnight service. To make sure that the Commission considers your online comment, you must file it at https:// ftcpublic.commentworks.com/ftc/ idsprpra2, by following the instructions on the web-based form. If this Notice appears at http://www.regulations.gov, you also may file a comment through that Web site. If you file your comment on paper, write ‘‘Warranty Rules: Paperwork Comment, FTC File No. P044403’’ on your comment and on the envelope, and mail it to the following address: Federal Trade Commission, Office of the Secretary, Room H–113 (Annex J), 600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20580, or deliver your comment to the following address: Federal Trade Commission, Office of the Secretary, Constitution Center, 400 7th Street SW., 5th Floor, Suite 5610 (Annex J), Washington, DC 20024. If possible, submit your paper comment to the Commission by courier or overnight service. Visit the Commission Web site at http://www.ftc.gov to read this Notice. The FTC Act and other laws that the Commission administers permit the collection of public comments to consider and use in this proceeding as VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:41 Apr 12, 2017 Jkt 241001 appropriate. The Commission will consider all timely and responsive public comments that it receives on or before May 15, 2017. You can find more information, including routine uses permitted by the Privacy Act, in the Commission’s privacy policy, at http:// www.ftc.gov/ftc/privacy.shtm. Comments on the information collection requirements subject to review under the PRA should also be submitted to OMB. If sent by U.S. mail, address comments to: Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for the Federal Trade Commission, New Executive Office Building, Docket Library, Room 10102, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503. Comments sent to OMB by U.S. postal mail, however, are subject to delays due to heightened security precautions. Thus, comments instead should be sent by facsimile to (202) 395–5167. David C. Shonka, Acting General Counsel. [FR Doc. 2017–07486 Filed 4–12–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6750–01–P FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION Division of Consumer and Business Education; Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery Federal Trade Commission (‘‘FTC’’ or ‘‘Commission’’). ACTION: 30-Day notice of submission of information collection approval from the Office of Management and Budget (‘‘OMB’’) and request for comments. AGENCY: As part of a Federal Government-wide effort to streamline the process to seek feedback from the public on service delivery, the FTC is submitting a Generic Information Collection Request (Generic ICR): ‘‘Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery’’ to OMB for approval under the Paperwork Reduction Act. DATES: Comments must be submitted May 15, 2017. ADDRESSES: Interested parties may file a comment online or on paper, by following the instructions in the Request for Comment part of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below. Write ‘‘FTC Generic Clearance ICR, Project No. P035201’’ on your comment, and file your comment online SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00042 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 17835 at https://ftcpublic.commentworks.com/ ftc/genericclearance by following the instructions on the web-based form. If you prefer to file your comment on paper, mail your comment to the following address: Federal Trade Commission, Office of the Secretary, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Suite CC–5610 (Annex J), Washington, DC 20580, or deliver your comment to the following address: Federal Trade Commission, Office of the Secretary, Constitution Center, 400 7th Street SW., 5th Floor, Suite 5610 (Annex J), Washington, DC 20024. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information, please contact Bridget Small at 202–326–3266. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery Abstract: The information collection activity will garner qualitative customer and stakeholder feedback in an efficient, timely manner, in accordance with the Administration’s commitment to improving service delivery. By qualitative feedback we mean information that provides useful insights on perceptions and opinions, but are not statistical surveys that yield quantitative results that can be generalized to the population of study. This feedback will provide insights into customer or stakeholder perceptions, experiences and expectations, provide an early warning of issues with service, or focus attention on areas where communication, training or changes in operations might improve delivery of products or services. These collections will allow for ongoing, collaborative and actionable communications between the Agency and its customers and stakeholders. It will also allow feedback to contribute directly to the improvement of program management. Feedback collected under this generic clearance will provide useful information, but it will not yield data that can be generalized to the overall population. This type of generic clearance for qualitative information will not be used for quantitative information collections that are designed to yield reliably actionable results, such as monitoring trends over time or documenting program performance. Such data uses require more rigorous designs that address: The target population to which generalizations will be made, the sampling frame, the sample design (including stratification and clustering), the precision requirements or power calculations that justify the proposed sample size, the expected response rate, E:\FR\FM\13APN1.SGM 13APN1 17836 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 70 / Thursday, April 13, 2017 / Notices asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES methods for assessing potential nonresponse bias, the protocols for data collection, and any testing procedures that were or will be undertaken prior fielding the study. Depending on the degree of influence the results are likely to have, such collections may still be eligible for submission for other generic mechanisms that are designed to yield quantitative results. The FTC received one responsive comment 1 in reply to the 60-day notice published in the Federal Register on January 30, 2017 (82 FR 8755). The commenter pointed to several issues that may arise when conducting small group or focus group discussions. When it conducts these groups, the FTC works with experienced professional moderators who are familiar with, and prepared for, the potential hazards of small group dynamics. The FTC is aware that small group discussions don’t necessarily reflect public opinion in general, but they can be illuminating and help us understand specific people’s experiences and opinions. The FTC encourages these skilled moderators to engage group members and help it learn others’ perspectives. That way, the FTC can adjust and improve service as needed. Below are the FTC’s projected average annual estimates for the next three years: Current Actions: New collection of information. Type of Review: New collection. Affected Public: Individuals and Households, Businesses and Organizations, State, Local or Tribal Government. Average Expected Annual Number of Activities: 39. Respondents: 2,680.2 Frequency of Response: Once per request. Annual Responses: 2,680. Average Minutes per Response: 26 (rounded to nearest whole minute). 1 Douglas Waterman, University of Idaho. https:// www.ftc.gov/policy/public-comments/initiative-694. 2 Projected activities: (1) Three customer satisfaction surveys per year of 500 respondents each and one customer satisfaction survey per year of 800 respondents each (surveys to get feedback about major campaigns, publications, Web sites, branding and other consumer and business education products to test their appeal and effectiveness), .25 hours (i.e. 15 minutes) per response; (2) Twenty focus groups per year, 10 respondents each (to test education products and Web sites), 2 hours per response; and (3) Fifteen usability sessions per year, 12 respondents per Web site (to test the usability of FTC Web sites by inviting people to complete common tasks on those sites), 1 hour per response. These estimates reflect an increase from those the FTC published in the associated prior Federal Register Notice of January 30, 2017. The current projected estimates more accurately reflect the FTC’s assessment of potential needs to reach audiences in different ways. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:51 Apr 12, 2017 Jkt 241001 Burden Hours: 1,155. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The control number for the existing clearance (expiring April 30, 2017) is 3084–0159. The FTC seeks renewed three-year clearance under this control number for the prospective collection of information and the associated burden estimates. Request for Comment You can file a comment online or on paper. For the FTC to consider your comment, we must receive it on or before May 15, 2017. Write ‘‘FTC Generic Clearance ICR, Project No. P035201’’ on your comment. Your comment—including your name and your state—will be placed on the public record of this proceeding, including, to the extent practicable, on the public Commission Web site, at https:// www.ftc.gov/policy/public-comments. As a matter of discretion, the Commission tries to remove individuals’ home contact information from comments before placing them on the Commission Web site. Postal mail addressed to the Commission is subject to delay due to heightened security screening. As a result, we encourage you to submit your comments online, or to send them to the Commission by courier or overnight service. To make sure that the Commission considers your online comment, you must file it at https:// ftcpublic.commentworks.com/ftc/ genericclearancepra2 by following the instructions on the web-based form. If this Notice appears at http:// www.regulations.gov/#!home, you also may file a comment through that Web site. If you file your comment on paper, write ‘‘FTC Generic Clearance ICR, Project No. P035201’’ on your comment and on the envelope, and mail or deliver it to the following address: Federal Trade Commission, Office of the Secretary, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Suite CC–5610 (Annex J), Washington, DC 20580, or deliver your comment to the following address: Federal Trade Commission, Office of the Secretary, Constitution Center, 400 7th Street SW., 5th Floor, Suite 5610 (Annex J), Washington, DC 20024. If possible, submit your paper comment to the Commission by courier or overnight service. Comments on any proposed information collection requirements subject to review under the PRA should additionally be submitted to OMB. If sent by U.S. mail, they should be PO 00000 Frm 00043 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 addressed to Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for the Federal Trade Commission, New Executive Office Building, Docket Library, Room 10102, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503. Comments sent to OMB by U.S. postal mail, however, are subject to delays due to heightened security precautions. Thus, comments instead should be sent by facsimile to (202) 395–5806. The FTC Act and other laws the Commission administers permit the collection of public comments to consider and use in this proceeding as appropriate. All timely and responsive public comments, whether filed in paper or electronic form, will be considered by the Commission, and will be placed on the public record— including the publicly accessible FTC Web site at www.ftc.gov—to the extent practicable. Any information that you place in the following fields on this form—‘‘Title,’’ ‘‘First Name,’’ ‘‘Last Name,’’ ‘‘Organization Name,’’ ‘‘State,’’ ‘‘Postal Code,’’ ‘‘Country,’’ ‘‘Comments,’’ and ‘‘Attachment’’—will be publicly available on the FTC Web site. Although filling out this comment form is voluntary, the fields marked with an asterisk are required in order for the FTC to fully consider your comment. Because your comment will be placed on the publicly accessible FTC Web site at www.ftc.gov, you are solely responsible for making sure that your comment does not include any sensitive or confidential information. In particular, your comment should not include any sensitive personal information, such as your or anyone else’s Social Security Number; date of birth; driver’s license number or other state identification number, or foreign country equivalent; passport number; financial account number; or credit or debit card number. You are also solely responsible for making sure that your comment does not include any sensitive health information, such as medical records or other individually identifiable health information. In addition, your comment should not include any ‘‘trade secret or any commercial or financial information which . . . is privileged or confidential’’—as provided by Section 6(f) of the FTC Act, 15 U.S.C. 46(f), and FTC Rule 4.10(a)(2), 16 CFR 4.10(a)(2)— including in particular competitively sensitive information such as costs, sales statistics, inventories, formulas, patterns, devices, manufacturing processes, or customer names. Once your comment has been posted on the public FTC Web site—as legally E:\FR\FM\13APN1.SGM 13APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 70 / Thursday, April 13, 2017 / Notices required by FTC Rule 4.9(b)—we cannot redact or remove your comment from the FTC Web site, unless you submit a confidentiality request that meets the requirements for such treatment under FTC Rule 4.9(c), and the General Counsel grants that request in accordance with the law and the public interest. Comments containing material for which confidential treatment is requested must be filed in paper form, must be clearly labeled ‘‘Confidential,’’ and must comply with FTC Rule 4.9(c). In particular, the written request for confidential treatment that accompanies the comment must include the factual and legal basis for the request, and must identify the specific portions of the comment to be withheld from the public record. See FTC Rule 4.9(c). As a matter of discretion, the FTC makes every effort to remove home contact information for individuals from the public comments it receives before placing those comments on the FTC Web site. More information, including other routine uses of comments permitted by the Privacy Act, may be found at https://www.ftc.gov/ site-information/privacy-policy. David C. Shonka, Principal Deputy General Counsel. [FR Doc. 2017–07485 Filed 4–12–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6750–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry [30Day-17–17IV] asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Agency Forms Undergoing Paperwork Reduction Act Review The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) has submitted the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The notice for the proposed information collection is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information are encouraged. Your comments should address any of the following: (a) 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; (b) Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:51 Apr 12, 2017 Jkt 241001 information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (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; and (e) Assess information collection costs. To request additional information on the proposed project or to obtain a copy of the information collection plan and instruments, call (404) 639–7570 or send an email to omb@cdc.gov. Direct written comments and/or suggestions regarding the items contained in this notice to the Attention: CDC Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, Washington, DC 20503 or by fax to (202) 395–5806. Written comments should be received within 30 days of this notice. Proposed Project APPLETREE Performance Measures— New—Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) Background and Brief Description The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) serves the public through responsive public health actions to promote healthy and safe environments and to prevent harmful exposures in communities across the nation. ATSDR’s Partnership to Promote Local Efforts to Reduce Environmental Exposure (APPLETREE) Program is critical to ATSDR’s success in this mission. The purpose of the program is to: (1) Identify pathways of exposure to hazardous substances at hazardous waste sites and releases; (2) identify, implement, and coordinate public health interventions to reduce exposures to hazardous substances which occur at levels of health concern; and (3) provide training at the state level to promote and achieve the safe siting of child care facilities in the United States. The APPLETREE Program is also a mechanism which enhances ATSDR’s communication with state, local, and federal health and environmental agencies. This program is authorized under sections 104(i)(15) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) of 1980, as amended by the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA) of 1986 [42 U.S.C. 9604(i)(15)]. Under the new three-year APPLETREE cooperative agreement PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 17837 (Funding Opportunity Announcement No. CDC–RFA–TS17–1701), eligible applicants include federally recognized American Indian/Alaska Native tribal governments; American Indian/Alaska native tribally designated organizations; political subdivisions of states (in consultation with states); and state and local governments or their bona fide agents. ATSDR technical project officers (TPOs) will assist approximately 25 APPLETREE awardees to address sitespecific issues involving human exposure to hazardous substances. Key capacities include identification of human exposure pathways at ATSDR sites, education of affected communities and local health professionals about site contamination and potential health effects; making appropriate recommendations to prevent exposure; reviewing health outcome data to evaluate potential links between site contaminants and community health; and documenting the effects of environmental remediation on health. ATSDR will collect information related to awardee activities, and the process and outcome performance measures outlined by the cooperative agreement program. Information will be used to monitor progress toward program goals and objectives, and for program quality improvement. ATSDR Health Education Activity Tracking (HEAT) Form: For each environmental health assessment and health education activity conducted at ATSDR sites, APPLETREE awardees must quantitatively assess and report efforts to educate community members about site recommendations and health risks using indicators to assess community understanding of site findings about health risks and community understanding of agency recommendations to reduce health risks. This information will be entered in the ATSDR HEAT system for each activity at ATSDR sites. Based on past experience, ATSDR assumes a maximum of 925 activities will be entered into the HEAT database each year; therefore, each of the 25 awardees will enter an average of 37 activities into the HEAT database. ATSDR Technical Assistance (TA) Activity Form: Throughout the budget year, this form is used to record the routine requests made of the awardees and their program responses. These responses do not evaluate environmental data and do not make health calls. They are not reviewed and cleared through ATSDR clearance processes but are monitored by ATSDR as part of the awardees’ performance. ATSDR anticipates each awardee will E:\FR\FM\13APN1.SGM 13APN1

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FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION


Division of Consumer and Business Education; Agency Information 
Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Generic 
Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service 
Delivery

AGENCY: Federal Trade Commission (``FTC'' or ``Commission'').

ACTION: 30-Day notice of submission of information collection approval 
from the Office of Management and Budget (``OMB'') and request for 
comments.

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SUMMARY: As part of a Federal Government-wide effort to streamline the 
process to seek feedback from the public on service delivery, the FTC 
is submitting a Generic Information Collection Request (Generic ICR): 
``Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on 
Agency Service Delivery'' to OMB for approval under the Paperwork 
Reduction Act.

DATES: Comments must be submitted May 15, 2017.

ADDRESSES: Interested parties may file a comment online or on paper, by 
following the instructions in the Request for Comment part of the 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below. Write ``FTC Generic Clearance 
ICR, Project No. P035201'' on your comment, and file your comment 
online at https://ftcpublic.commentworks.com/ftc/genericclearance by 
following the instructions on the web-based form. If you prefer to file 
your comment on paper, mail your comment to the following address: 
Federal Trade Commission, Office of the Secretary, 600 Pennsylvania 
Avenue NW., Suite CC-5610 (Annex J), Washington, DC 20580, or deliver 
your comment to the following address: Federal Trade Commission, Office 
of the Secretary, Constitution Center, 400 7th Street SW., 5th Floor, 
Suite 5610 (Annex J), Washington, DC 20024.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information, 
please contact Bridget Small at 202-326-3266.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback 
on Agency Service Delivery
    Abstract: The information collection activity will garner 
qualitative customer and stakeholder feedback in an efficient, timely 
manner, in accordance with the Administration's commitment to improving 
service delivery. By qualitative feedback we mean information that 
provides useful insights on perceptions and opinions, but are not 
statistical surveys that yield quantitative results that can be 
generalized to the population of study. This feedback will provide 
insights into customer or stakeholder perceptions, experiences and 
expectations, provide an early warning of issues with service, or focus 
attention on areas where communication, training or changes in 
operations might improve delivery of products or services. These 
collections will allow for ongoing, collaborative and actionable 
communications between the Agency and its customers and stakeholders. 
It will also allow feedback to contribute directly to the improvement 
of program management.
    Feedback collected under this generic clearance will provide useful 
information, but it will not yield data that can be generalized to the 
overall population. This type of generic clearance for qualitative 
information will not be used for quantitative information collections 
that are designed to yield reliably actionable results, such as 
monitoring trends over time or documenting program performance. Such 
data uses require more rigorous designs that address: The target 
population to which generalizations will be made, the sampling frame, 
the sample design (including stratification and clustering), the 
precision requirements or power calculations that justify the proposed 
sample size, the expected response rate,

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methods for assessing potential non-response bias, the protocols for 
data collection, and any testing procedures that were or will be 
undertaken prior fielding the study. Depending on the degree of 
influence the results are likely to have, such collections may still be 
eligible for submission for other generic mechanisms that are designed 
to yield quantitative results.
    The FTC received one responsive comment \1\ in reply to the 60-day 
notice published in the Federal Register on January 30, 2017 (82 FR 
8755). The commenter pointed to several issues that may arise when 
conducting small group or focus group discussions. When it conducts 
these groups, the FTC works with experienced professional moderators 
who are familiar with, and prepared for, the potential hazards of small 
group dynamics. The FTC is aware that small group discussions don't 
necessarily reflect public opinion in general, but they can be 
illuminating and help us understand specific people's experiences and 
opinions. The FTC encourages these skilled moderators to engage group 
members and help it learn others' perspectives. That way, the FTC can 
adjust and improve service as needed.
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    \1\ Douglas Waterman, University of Idaho. https://www.ftc.gov/policy/public-comments/initiative-694.
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    Below are the FTC's projected average annual estimates for the next 
three years:
    Current Actions: New collection of information.
    Type of Review: New collection.
    Affected Public: Individuals and Households, Businesses and 
Organizations, State, Local or Tribal Government.
    Average Expected Annual Number of Activities: 39.
    Respondents: 2,680.\2\
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    \2\ Projected activities: (1) Three customer satisfaction 
surveys per year of 500 respondents each and one customer 
satisfaction survey per year of 800 respondents each (surveys to get 
feedback about major campaigns, publications, Web sites, branding 
and other consumer and business education products to test their 
appeal and effectiveness), .25 hours (i.e. 15 minutes) per response; 
(2) Twenty focus groups per year, 10 respondents each (to test 
education products and Web sites), 2 hours per response; and (3) 
Fifteen usability sessions per year, 12 respondents per Web site (to 
test the usability of FTC Web sites by inviting people to complete 
common tasks on those sites), 1 hour per response. These estimates 
reflect an increase from those the FTC published in the associated 
prior Federal Register Notice of January 30, 2017. The current 
projected estimates more accurately reflect the FTC's assessment of 
potential needs to reach audiences in different ways.
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    Frequency of Response: Once per request.
    Annual Responses: 2,680.
    Average Minutes per Response: 26 (rounded to nearest whole minute).
    Burden Hours: 1,155.
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required 
to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a 
currently valid OMB control number. The control number for the existing 
clearance (expiring April 30, 2017) is 3084-0159. The FTC seeks renewed 
three-year clearance under this control number for the prospective 
collection of information and the associated burden estimates.

Request for Comment

    You can file a comment online or on paper. For the FTC to consider 
your comment, we must receive it on or before May 15, 2017. Write ``FTC 
Generic Clearance ICR, Project No. P035201'' on your comment. Your 
comment--including your name and your state--will be placed on the 
public record of this proceeding, including, to the extent practicable, 
on the public Commission Web site, at https://www.ftc.gov/policy/public-comments. As a matter of discretion, the Commission tries to 
remove individuals' home contact information from comments before 
placing them on the Commission Web site.
    Postal mail addressed to the Commission is subject to delay due to 
heightened security screening. As a result, we encourage you to submit 
your comments online, or to send them to the Commission by courier or 
overnight service. To make sure that the Commission considers your 
online comment, you must file it at https://ftcpublic.commentworks.com/ftc/genericclearancepra2 by following the instructions on the web-based 
form. If this Notice appears at http://www.regulations.gov/#!home, you 
also may file a comment through that Web site.
    If you file your comment on paper, write ``FTC Generic Clearance 
ICR, Project No. P035201'' on your comment and on the envelope, and 
mail or deliver it to the following address: Federal Trade Commission, 
Office of the Secretary, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Suite CC-5610 
(Annex J), Washington, DC 20580, or deliver your comment to the 
following address: Federal Trade Commission, Office of the Secretary, 
Constitution Center, 400 7th Street SW., 5th Floor, Suite 5610 (Annex 
J), Washington, DC 20024. If possible, submit your paper comment to the 
Commission by courier or overnight service.
    Comments on any proposed information collection requirements 
subject to review under the PRA should additionally be submitted to 
OMB. If sent by U.S. mail, they should be addressed to Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 
Attention: Desk Officer for the Federal Trade Commission, New Executive 
Office Building, Docket Library, Room 10102, 725 17th Street NW., 
Washington, DC 20503. Comments sent to OMB by U.S. postal mail, 
however, are subject to delays due to heightened security precautions. 
Thus, comments instead should be sent by facsimile to (202) 395-5806.
    The FTC Act and other laws the Commission administers permit the 
collection of public comments to consider and use in this proceeding as 
appropriate. All timely and responsive public comments, whether filed 
in paper or electronic form, will be considered by the Commission, and 
will be placed on the public record--including the publicly accessible 
FTC Web site at www.ftc.gov--to the extent practicable. Any information 
that you place in the following fields on this form--``Title,'' ``First 
Name,'' ``Last Name,'' ``Organization Name,'' ``State,'' ``Postal 
Code,'' ``Country,'' ``Comments,'' and ``Attachment''--will be publicly 
available on the FTC Web site. Although filling out this comment form 
is voluntary, the fields marked with an asterisk are required in order 
for the FTC to fully consider your comment. Because your comment will 
be placed on the publicly accessible FTC Web site at www.ftc.gov, you 
are solely responsible for making sure that your comment does not 
include any sensitive or confidential information. In particular, your 
comment should not include any sensitive personal information, such as 
your or anyone else's Social Security Number; date of birth; driver's 
license number or other state identification number, or foreign country 
equivalent; passport number; financial account number; or credit or 
debit card number. You are also solely responsible for making sure that 
your comment does not include any sensitive health information, such as 
medical records or other individually identifiable health information. 
In addition, your comment should not include any ``trade secret or any 
commercial or financial information which . . . is privileged or 
confidential''--as provided by Section 6(f) of the FTC Act, 15 U.S.C. 
46(f), and FTC Rule 4.10(a)(2), 16 CFR 4.10(a)(2)--including in 
particular competitively sensitive information such as costs, sales 
statistics, inventories, formulas, patterns, devices, manufacturing 
processes, or customer names.
    Once your comment has been posted on the public FTC Web site--as 
legally

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required by FTC Rule 4.9(b)--we cannot redact or remove your comment 
from the FTC Web site, unless you submit a confidentiality request that 
meets the requirements for such treatment under FTC Rule 4.9(c), and 
the General Counsel grants that request in accordance with the law and 
the public interest. Comments containing material for which 
confidential treatment is requested must be filed in paper form, must 
be clearly labeled ``Confidential,'' and must comply with FTC Rule 
4.9(c). In particular, the written request for confidential treatment 
that accompanies the comment must include the factual and legal basis 
for the request, and must identify the specific portions of the comment 
to be withheld from the public record. See FTC Rule 4.9(c). As a matter 
of discretion, the FTC makes every effort to remove home contact 
information for individuals from the public comments it receives before 
placing those comments on the FTC Web site. More information, including 
other routine uses of comments permitted by the Privacy Act, may be 
found at https://www.ftc.gov/site-information/privacy-policy.

David C. Shonka,
Principal Deputy General Counsel.
[FR Doc. 2017-07485 Filed 4-12-17; 8:45 am]
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