Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; E-Complaint Form, 56820-56821 [2017-25790]

Download as PDF 56820 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 229 / Thursday, November 30, 2017 / Notices For specific questions related to collection activities, please contact Erica Lee, 202– 260–1463. 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 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: Study of Higher Education Articulation Agreements Covering the Early Care and Education Workforce. OMB Control Number: 1875–NEW. Type of Review: A new information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 47. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 104. Abstract: The purpose of this study is to identify elements that states have in place to enable successful articulation as early care and education (ECE) workers progress from an associate’s degree to a bachelor’s degree and describe states’ successes and challenges in implementing the elements. Specifically, the study will use telephone interviews, focus groups, and review of extant documents to examine ECE articulation policies and their implementation in six focal states that have statewide articulation policies addressing degrees or coursework in early childhood education. daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:35 Nov 29, 2017 Jkt 244001 This analysis will rely on three types of data sources: • Telephone interviews. One-on-one phone interviews will be conducted with 76 individuals including: Faculty and college administrators from states’ two-year and four-year institutions of higher education; state higher education administrators; representatives from higher education governing bodies and ECE licensure bodies; and other individuals who are knowledgeable about development, implementation, and monitoring of ECE articulation policies and the ECE workforce. • Focus groups. Virtual focus groups will be held in each of the six states, including student focus groups (with 24 students total) and focus groups of institutional support staff (with 20 staff total). • Review of extant documents. These documents will include articulation policies, legislation, and governing body meeting notes. Dated: November 27, 2017. Stephanie Valentine, Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Office of the Chief Privacy Officer, Office of Management. [FR Doc. 2017–25796 Filed 11–29–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No.: ED–2017–ICCD–0119] Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; E-Complaint Form Office of Management (OM), Department of Education (ED). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before January 2, 2018. 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– 2017–ICCD–0119. 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 216–32, Washington, DC 20202–4537. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to collection activities, please contact Kathleen Styles, 202–453–5587. 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 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: E-Complaint Form. OMB Control Number: 1880–0544. Type of Review: A revision of an existing information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 500. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 500. Abstract: The Family Policy Compliance Office (FPCO) is the office responsible for administering the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). The E-Complaint Form is used by parents and students to submit complaints requesting an investigation of alleged violations under FERPA. E:\FR\FM\30NON1.SGM 30NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 229 / Thursday, November 30, 2017 / Notices Dated: November 27, 2017. Stephanie Valentine, Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Office of the Chief Privacy Officer, Office of Management. [FR Doc. 2017–25790 Filed 11–29–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPP–2017–0009; FRL–9966–69] Pesticide Emergency Exemptions; Agency Decisions and State and Federal Agency Crisis Declarations Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: EPA has granted or denied emergency exemptions under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) for use of pesticides as listed in this notice. The exemptions or denials were granted during the period April 1, 2017 to June 30, 2017 to control unforeseen pest outbreaks. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael L. Goodis, Registration Division (7505P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001; main telephone number: (703) 305–7090; email address: RDFRNotices@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. General Information daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES A. Does this action apply to me? You may be potentially affected by this action if you are an agricultural producer, food manufacturer, or pesticide manufacturer. The following list of North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) codes is not intended to be exhaustive, but rather provides a guide to help readers determine whether this document applies to them. Potentially affected entities may include: • Crop production (NAICS code 111). • Animal production (NAICS code 112). • Food manufacturing (NAICS code 311). • Pesticide manufacturing (NAICS code 32532). If you have any questions regarding the applicability of this action to a particular entity, consult the person listed at the end of the emergency exemption or denial. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:35 Nov 29, 2017 Jkt 244001 56821 B. How can I get copies of this document EPA establishes a time-limited tolerance meeting the ‘‘reasonable certainty of no and other related information? harm standard’’ of the Federal Food, The docket for this action, identified Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA). by docket identification (ID) number In this document: EPA identifies the EPA–HQ–OPP–2017–0009, is available State or Federal agency granted the at http://www.regulations.gov or at the exemption or denial, the type of Office of Pesticide Programs Regulatory exemption, the pesticide authorized and Public Docket (OPP Docket) in the the pests, the crop or use for which Environmental Protection Agency authorized, number of acres (if Docket Center (EPA/DC), West William applicable), and the duration of the Jefferson Clinton Bldg., Rm. 3334, 1301 exemption. EPA also gives the Federal Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC Register citation for the time-limited 20460–0001. The Public Reading Room tolerance, if any. is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal III. Emergency Exemptions and Denials holidays. The telephone number for the A. U.S. States and Territories Public Reading Room is (202) 566–1744, Alabama and the telephone number for the OPP Docket is (703) 305–5805. Please review Department of Agriculture the visitor instructions and additional Specific exemption: EPA authorized information about the docket available the use of flupyradifurone on a at http://www.epa.gov/dockets. maximum of 500 acres of sweet II. Background sorghum (forage and syrup) to control EPA has granted or denied emergency sugarcane aphid. A time-limited tolerance in connection with this action exemptions to the following State and has been established in 40 CFR Federal agencies. The emergency 180.679(b). Effective June 12, 2017 to exemptions may take the following November 15, 2017. form: Crisis, public health, quarantine, or specific. EPA has also listed denied Arizona emergency exemption requests in this Department of Agriculture notice. Specific exemption: EPA authorized Under FIFRA section 18 (7 U.S.C. the use of sulfoxaflor on a maximum of 136p), EPA can authorize the use of a 26,000 acres of sorghum (grain and pesticide when emergency conditions forage) to control sugarcane aphid. A exist. Authorizations (commonly called time-limited tolerance in connection emergency exemptions) are granted to with this action has been established in State and Federal agencies and are of 40 CFR 180.668(b). Effective May 1, four types: 2017 to November 30, 2017. 1. A ‘‘specific exemption’’ authorizes EPA authorized the use of sulfoxaflor use of a pesticide against specific pests on a maximum of 150,000 acres of on a limited acreage in a particular cotton to control tarnished plant bug State. Most emergency exemptions are (Lygus spp.). A permanent tolerance in specific exemptions. connection with an earlier registration 2. ‘‘Quarantine’’ and ‘‘public health’’ action has been established in 40 CFR exemptions are emergency exemptions 180.668(a). Effective June 1, 2017 to issued for quarantine or public health October 31, 2017. purposes. These are rarely requested. 3. A ‘‘crisis exemption’’ is initiated by Arkansas a State or Federal agency (and is State Plant Board confirmed by EPA) when there is insufficient time to request and obtain Specific exemptions: EPA authorized EPA permission for use of a pesticide in the use of sulfoxaflor on a maximum of an emergency. 420,000 acres of cotton to control EPA may deny an emergency tarnished plant bug (Lygus lineolaris). A exemption: If the State or Federal permanent tolerance in connection with agency cannot demonstrate that an an earlier registration action has been emergency exists, if the use poses established in 40 CFR 180.668(a). unacceptable risks to the environment, Effective June 1, 2017 to October 31, or if EPA cannot reach a conclusion that 2017. EPA authorized the use of the proposed pesticide use is likely to flupyradifurone on a maximum of 200 result in ‘‘a reasonable certainty of no acres of sweet sorghum (forage and harm’’ to human health, including syrup) to control sugarcane aphid. A exposure of residues of the pesticide to time-limited tolerance in connection infants and children. with this action has been established in If the emergency use of the pesticide 40 CFR 180.679(b). Effective June 12, on a food or feed commodity would 2017 to November 15, 2017. result in pesticide chemical residues, PO 00000 Frm 00032 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\30NON1.SGM 30NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 229 (Thursday, November 30, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 56820-56821]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-25790]


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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

[Docket No.: ED-2017-ICCD-0119]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the 
Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment 
Request; E-Complaint Form

AGENCY: Office of Management (OM), Department of Education (ED).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is 
proposing a revision of an existing information collection.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
January 2, 2018.

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-2017-ICCD-
0119. 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 216-32, 
Washington, DC 20202-4537.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to 
collection activities, please contact Kathleen Styles, 202-453-5587.

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 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: E-Complaint Form.
    OMB Control Number: 1880-0544.
    Type of Review: A revision of an existing information collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Individuals or Households.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 500.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 500.
    Abstract: The Family Policy Compliance Office (FPCO) is the office 
responsible for administering the Family Educational Rights and Privacy 
Act (FERPA). The E-Complaint Form is used by parents and students to 
submit complaints requesting an investigation of alleged violations 
under FERPA.


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    Dated: November 27, 2017.
Stephanie Valentine,
Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Office of 
the Chief Privacy Officer, Office of Management.
[FR Doc. 2017-25790 Filed 11-29-17; 8:45 am]
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