Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; the NIST Summer Institute for Middle School Science Teachers (NIST Summer Institute) and the NIST Research Experience for Teachers (NIST RET) Application Requirements, 34485 [2017-15513]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 141 / Tuesday, July 25, 2017 / Notices responsible for the care of the individual, to the extent necessary. 7. To evaluate and report on the effectiveness of health, safety and wellness programs by agency staff or third parties under contract with the agency to conduct such evaluations. 8. To disclose to the Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs about a claim for benefits filed. II. Method of Collection DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Institute of Standards and Technology Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; the NIST Summer Institute for Middle School Science Teachers (NIST Summer Institute) and the NIST Research Experience for Teachers (NIST RET) Application Requirements Information will be collected in paper format, electronically via internal web applications, and through interviews. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Commerce. ACTION: Notice, agency information collection activities. III. Data SUMMARY: AGENCY: OMB Control Number: 0693–XXXX. Form Number(s): None. Type of Review: Regular submission, new information collection. Affected Public: Some associates, volunteers, and visitors to NIST. Estimated Number of Respondents: 450. Estimated Time per Response: 5 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 37.5 hours. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0. mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES IV. Request for Comments Comments are invited on: (a) 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; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. Sheleen Dumas, Departmental PRA Lead, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–15508 Filed 7–24–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–13–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:30 Jul 24, 2017 Jkt 241001 The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before September 25, 2017. Direct all written comments to Jennifer Jessup, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at PRAcomments@doc.gov). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Susan Heller-Zeisler: (301) 975–3111; Susan.Heller-Zeisler@ nist.gov. ADDRESSES: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract This is a request to revise and extend the expiration date of this currently approved information collection. The NIST Summer Institute and the NIST RET are competitive financial assistance (cooperative agreement) programs designed to support middle school science teachers to participate in hands-on workshops, lectures, tours, visits, or in scientific research with scientists and engineers in NIST laboratories in Gaithersburg, Maryland. The workshops provide teachers with instructional information and ideas to use in their teaching, and emphasize the measurement science done at NIST. The Program provides a world-class opportunity for those teaching our nation’s next generation of scientists to learn more about the subjects they teach and the research in those subjects at PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 34485 NIST, and to offer a platform from which teachers can inspire their students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). To receive funding, nominated teachers must submit applications through their U.S. public school districts or U.S. accredited private educational institutions for potential selection to participate in the NIST Summer Institute or the NIST RET This request is for the information collection requirements associated with applying for funding. The information is used to perform the requisite reviews of the application to determine if an award should be granted. II. Method of Collection Applications may be submitted electronically via http:// www.grants.gov. III. Data OMB Control Number: 0693–0059. Form Number: NIST–1103. Type of Review: Revision and Extension of a currently approved information collection. Affected Public: Households and individuals. Estimated Number of Respondents: 100. Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 100. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0. IV. Request for Comments Comments are invited on: (a) 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; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. Sheleen Dumas, Departmental PRA Lead, Office of the Chief Information Officer. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Institute of Standards and Technology


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; the NIST Summer 
Institute for Middle School Science Teachers (NIST Summer Institute) 
and the NIST Research Experience for Teachers (NIST RET) Application 
Requirements

AGENCY: National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), 
Commerce.

ACTION: Notice, agency information collection activities.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort 
to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public 
and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on 
proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before September 25, 
2017.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Jennifer Jessup, Departmental 
Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th 
and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet 
at PRAcomments@doc.gov).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should 
be directed to Susan Heller-Zeisler: (301) 975-3111; Susan.Heller-Zeisler@nist.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    This is a request to revise and extend the expiration date of this 
currently approved information collection.
    The NIST Summer Institute and the NIST RET are competitive 
financial assistance (cooperative agreement) programs designed to 
support middle school science teachers to participate in hands-on 
workshops, lectures, tours, visits, or in scientific research with 
scientists and engineers in NIST laboratories in Gaithersburg, 
Maryland. The workshops provide teachers with instructional information 
and ideas to use in their teaching, and emphasize the measurement 
science done at NIST. The Program provides a world-class opportunity 
for those teaching our nation's next generation of scientists to learn 
more about the subjects they teach and the research in those subjects 
at NIST, and to offer a platform from which teachers can inspire their 
students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and 
mathematics (STEM).
    To receive funding, nominated teachers must submit applications 
through their U.S. public school districts or U.S. accredited private 
educational institutions for potential selection to participate in the 
NIST Summer Institute or the NIST RET This request is for the 
information collection requirements associated with applying for 
funding. The information is used to perform the requisite reviews of 
the application to determine if an award should be granted.

II. Method of Collection

    Applications may be submitted electronically via http://www.grants.gov.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0693-0059.
    Form Number: NIST-1103.
    Type of Review: Revision and Extension of a currently approved 
information collection.
    Affected Public: Households and individuals.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 100.
    Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 100.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0.

IV. Request for Comments

    Comments are invited on: (a) 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; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden 
(including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; 
(c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the 
collection of information on respondents, including through the use of 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information 
collection; they also will become a matter of public record.

Sheleen Dumas,
Departmental PRA Lead, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
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