Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests: 2019-2021 IMLS Grant Application Forms, 57299 [2017-25959]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 231 / Monday, December 4, 2017 / Notices Agency: DOL–VETS. Title of Collection: Federal Contractor Veterans’ Employment Report. OMB Control Number: 1293–0005. Affected Public: Private Sector— businesses or other for-profits and notfor-profit institutions. Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 21,000. Total Estimated Number of Responses: 378,000. Total Estimated Annual Time Burden: 129,200 hours. Total Estimated Annual Other Costs Burden: $1,298. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3507(a)(1)(D). Dated: November 28, 2017. Michel Smyth, Departmental Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–26091 Filed 12–1–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–79–P NATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES Institute of Museum and Library Services Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests: 2019–2021 IMLS Grant Application Forms Institute of Museum and Library Services, National Foundation for the Arts and the Humanities. ACTION: Notice, request for comments, collection of information. AGENCY: The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance consultation program to provide the general public and federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. This pre-clearance consultation program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. By this notice, IMLS is soliciting comments concerning the three year approval of the forms necessary to submit an application for all IMLS grant programs. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:22 Dec 01, 2017 Jkt 244001 addressee section below on or before January 30, 2018. IMLS is particularly interested in comments that help the agency to: • 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; • Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and • 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 submissions of responses. ADDRESSES: Send comments to: Dr. Sandra Webb, Senior Advisor, Office of the Director, Institute of Museum and Library Services, 955 L’Enfant Plaza North SW., Suite 4000, Washington, DC 20024–2135. Dr. Webb can be reached by Telephone: 202–653–4718 Fax: 202– 653–4608, or by email at swebb@ imls.gov, or by teletype (TTY/TDD) for persons with hearing difficulty at 202– 653–4614. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Sandra Webb, Senior Advisor, Office of the Director, Institute of Museum and Library Services, 955 L’Enfant Plaza North SW., Suite 4000, Washington, DC 20024–2135. Dr. Webb can be reached by Telephone: 202–653–4718 Fax: 202– 653–4608, or by email at swebb@ imls.gov, or by teletype (TTY/TDD) for persons with hearing difficulty at 202– 653–4614. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background The Institute of Museum and Library Services is the primary source of federal support for the nation’s approximately 120,000 libraries and 35,000 museums and related organizations. Our mission is to inspire libraries and museums to advance innovation, lifelong learning, and cultural and civic engagement. Our grant making, policy development, and research help libraries and museums deliver valuable services that make it possible for communities and individuals to thrive. To learn more, visit www.imls.gov. II. Current Actions To administer the IMLS processes of grants and cooperative agreements, PO 00000 Frm 00105 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 57299 IMLS uses standardized application forms, guidelines and reporting forms for eligible libraries, museums, and other organizations to apply for its funding. These forms submitted for public review in this Notice are the Program Information Sheet, the Budget Form spreadsheet, and the Digital Product Form. This collection of information from these forms are a part of the IMLS grant application process. Agency: Institute of Museum and Library Services. Title: Grant Application Forms. OMB Number: 3137–0092. Frequency: Twenty times per year. Affected Public: Library and Museum grant applicants. Number of Respondents: 4,186. Estimated Average Burden per Response: 4.25 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 5484.50 hours. Total Annualized Capital/Startup Costs: n/a. Total Annual Costs: $138,319.09. Public Comments Invited: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB’s clearance of this information collection. Dated: November 28, 2017. Kim Miller, Grants Management Specialist, Office of Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–25959 Filed 12–1–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7036–01–P NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension of Current Information Collection National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, National Science Foundation. ACTION: Submission for OMB review; comment request. AGENCY: The National Science Foundation (NSF) has submitted the following information collection requirement to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This is the second notice for public comment; the first was published in the Federal Register at 82 FR 20921 and one comment was received. NSF/NCSES is forwarding the proposed renewal submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance simultaneously with the publication of this second notice. The full submission may be found at: http:// www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\04DEN1.SGM 04DEN1

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NATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES

Institute of Museum and Library Services


Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests: 2019-2021 
IMLS Grant Application Forms

AGENCY: Institute of Museum and Library Services, National Foundation 
for the Arts and the Humanities.

ACTION: Notice, request for comments, collection of information.

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SUMMARY: The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), as part 
of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, 
conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general 
public and federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed 
and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the 
Paperwork Reduction Act. This pre-clearance consultation program helps 
to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, 
reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, 
collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of 
collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. By 
this notice, IMLS is soliciting comments concerning the three year 
approval of the forms necessary to submit an application for all IMLS 
grant programs.
    A copy of the proposed information collection request can be 
obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES 
section of this notice.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the 
addressee section below on or before January 30, 2018.
    IMLS is particularly interested in comments that help the agency 
to:
     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;
     Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the 
burden of the proposed collection of information including the validity 
of the methodology and assumptions used;
     Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and
     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 submissions of responses.

ADDRESSES: Send comments to: Dr. Sandra Webb, Senior Advisor, Office of 
the Director, Institute of Museum and Library Services, 955 L'Enfant 
Plaza North SW., Suite 4000, Washington, DC 20024-2135. Dr. Webb can be 
reached by Telephone: 202-653-4718 Fax: 202-653-4608, or by email at 
swebb@imls.gov, or by teletype (TTY/TDD) for persons with hearing 
difficulty at 202-653-4614.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Sandra Webb, Senior Advisor, 
Office of the Director, Institute of Museum and Library Services, 955 
L'Enfant Plaza North SW., Suite 4000, Washington, DC 20024-2135. Dr. 
Webb can be reached by Telephone: 202-653-4718 Fax: 202-653-4608, or by 
email at swebb@imls.gov, or by teletype (TTY/TDD) for persons with 
hearing difficulty at 202-653-4614.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Background

    The Institute of Museum and Library Services is the primary source 
of federal support for the nation's approximately 120,000 libraries and 
35,000 museums and related organizations. Our mission is to inspire 
libraries and museums to advance innovation, lifelong learning, and 
cultural and civic engagement. Our grant making, policy development, 
and research help libraries and museums deliver valuable services that 
make it possible for communities and individuals to thrive. To learn 
more, visit www.imls.gov.

II. Current Actions

    To administer the IMLS processes of grants and cooperative 
agreements, IMLS uses standardized application forms, guidelines and 
reporting forms for eligible libraries, museums, and other 
organizations to apply for its funding. These forms submitted for 
public review in this Notice are the Program Information Sheet, the 
Budget Form spreadsheet, and the Digital Product Form. This collection 
of information from these forms are a part of the IMLS grant 
application process.
    Agency: Institute of Museum and Library Services.
    Title: Grant Application Forms.
    OMB Number: 3137-0092.
    Frequency: Twenty times per year.
    Affected Public: Library and Museum grant applicants.
    Number of Respondents: 4,186.
    Estimated Average Burden per Response: 4.25 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 5484.50 hours.
    Total Annualized Capital/Startup Costs: n/a.
    Total Annual Costs: $138,319.09.
    Public Comments Invited: Comments submitted in response to this 
notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB's 
clearance of this information collection.

    Dated: November 28, 2017.
Kim Miller,
Grants Management Specialist, Office of Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-25959 Filed 12-1-17; 8:45 am]
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