Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Application for the Educational Flexibility (Ed-Flex) Program, 14630-14631 [2018-06967]

Download as PDF amozie on DSK30RV082PROD with NOTICES 14630 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 66 / Thursday, April 5, 2018 / Notices DHB website, http://www.health.mil/ dhb. Purpose of the Meeting: The Department of Defense is publishing this notice to announce a Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Defense Health Board (DHB). The DHB provides independent advice and recommendations to maximize the safety and quality of, as well as access to, health care for DoD health care beneficiaries. The purpose of the meeting is to receive information briefings on current issues related to military medicine. Agenda: Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b and 41 CFR 102–3.140 through 102– 3.165 and subject to availability of space, the meeting is open to the public from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on April 23, 2018. The DHB anticipates receiving briefings on Surgical Readiness in the Military Health System, the Stop the Bleed Campaign, and an update on a new Board tasking, a review on ‘‘LowVolume High-Risk Surgical Procedures’’. Any changes to the agenda can be found at the link provided in this SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section. Meeting Accessibility: Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b, and 41 CFR 102–3.140 through 102–3.165 and subject to availability of space, this meeting is open to the public. Seating is limited and is on a first-come basis. All members of the public who wish to attend the public meeting are requested to register by emailing their name, rank/ title, and organization/company to dha.ncr.dhb.mbx.defense-healthboard@mail.mil or by contacting Ms. Camille Gaviola at (703) 275–6047 or dha.ncr.dhb.mbx.defense-healthboard@mail.mil. Registration will also be available at the door on the day of the meeting. Special Accommodations: Individuals requiring special accommodations to access the public meeting should contact Ms. Camille Gaviola at least five (5) business days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made. Written Statements: Any member of the public wishing to provide comments to the DHB may do so in accordance with section 10(a)(3) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 41 CFR 102– 3.105(j) and 102–3.140, and the procedures described in this notice. Written statements may be submitted to the DHB Designated Federal Officer (DFO), CAPT Juliann Althoff, at juliann.m.althoff.mil@mail.mil and should be no longer than two typewritten pages and include the issue, a short discussion, and a recommended course of action. Supporting documentation may also be included, to VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:33 Apr 04, 2018 Jkt 244001 establish the appropriate historical context and to provide any necessary background information. If the written statement is not received at least five (5) business days prior to the meeting, the DFO may choose to postpone consideration of the statement until the next open meeting. The DFO will review all timely submissions with the DHB President and ensure they are provided to members of the DHB before the meeting that is subject to this notice. After reviewing the written comments, the President and the DFO may choose to invite the submitter to orally present their issue during an open portion of this meeting or at a future meeting. The DFO, in consultation with the DHB President, may allot time for members of the public to present their issues for review and discussion by the DHB. Dated: April 2, 2018. Shelly E. Finke, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2018–06982 Filed 4–4–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No. ED–2018–ICCD–0037] Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Application for the Educational Flexibility (Ed-Flex) Program Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE), Department of Education (ED). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a new information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before June 4, 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– 2018–ICCD–0037. 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Division, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW, LBJ, Room 216–44, Washington, DC 20202–4537. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to collection activities, please contact Melissa Siry, 202–260–0926. 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: Application for the Educational Flexibility (Ed-Flex) Program. OMB Control Number: 1810–NEW. Type of Review: A new information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: State, Local, and Tribal Governments. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 45. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 1,800. Abstract: The Educational Flexibility (Ed-Flex) program is authorized under the Education Flexibility Partnership Act of 1999 and was reauthorized by section 9207 of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The Ed-Flex program allows the Secretary to authorize a State educational agency that serves an eligible State to waive statutory or regulatory requirements applicable to one or more of the included programs for any local educational agency, educational service E:\FR\FM\05APN1.SGM 05APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 66 / Thursday, April 5, 2018 / Notices agency, or school within the State. This information collection includes data reporting requirements that States must follow as part of the process of applying to be designated an Ed-Flex Partnership State. Dated: April 2, 2018. Tomakie Washington, Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Office of the Chief Privacy Officer, Office of Management. [FR Doc. 2018–06967 Filed 4–4–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P ELECTION ASSISTANCE COMMISSION Meeting Notice U.S. Election Assistance Commission. ACTION: Notice of Rescheduled Public Meeting for EAC Standards Board. AGENCY: Thursday, April 19, 2018, 8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. and Friday, April 20, 2018, 8:00–11:45 a.m. [Executive Board Sessions: Thursday, April 19, 2018, 8:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. (administrative business only)] ADDRESSES: Hyatt Regency Coral Gables, 50 Alhambra Plaza, Coral Gables, FL 33134, Phone: (305) 441–1234. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bryan Whitener, Telephone: (301) 563– 3961. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose: EAC has rescheduled the Standards Board public meeting originally scheduled for January 25–26, 2018. The meeting was cancelled due to a lapse in federal funding appropriations that resulted in the shutdown of government operations. The cancelled meeting has been rescheduled to take place April 19–20, 2018. In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), Public Law 92–463, as amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2), the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) Standards Board will meet to address its responsibilities under the Help America Vote Act of 2002 (HAVA), to present its views on issues in the administration of Federal elections, formulate recommendations to the EAC, and receive updates on EAC activities. Agenda: The Standards Board will receive an overview and updates on EAC programs and agency operations. The Standards Board will receive updates on EAC Grants. The Standards Board will receive updates on the Voluntary Voting System Guidelines (VVSG) 2.0 and on equipment certification. The Board will consider a resolution(s) on VVSG amozie on DSK30RV082PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:33 Apr 04, 2018 Jkt 244001 recommendations. The Board will hear a panel discussion on Elections & Disaster Recovery. The Standards Board will conduct committee breakout sessions and hear committee reports. The Executive Board of the Standards Board may appoint Standards Board committee members and chairs, and consider other administrative matters. Members of the public may submit relevant written statements to the Standards Board with respect to the meeting no later than 5:00 p.m. EDT on Thursday, April 12, 2018. Statements may be sent via email at facaboards@ eac.gov, via standard mail addressed to the U.S. Election Assistance Commission, 1335 East West Highway, Suite 4300, Silver Spring, MD 20910, or by fax at 301–734–3108. This meeting will be open to the public. Bryan Whitener, Director, National Clearinghouse on Elections, U.S. Election Assistance Commission. [FR Doc. 2018–06965 Filed 4–4–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–KF–P ELECTION ASSISTANCE COMMISSION Meeting Notice; EAC Board of Advisors U.S. Election Assistance Commission. ACTION: Notice of rescheduled public meeting for EAC Board of Advisors. AGENCY: Date & Time: Monday, April 23, 2018, 8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. and Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 8:15–11:30 a.m. Place: Hyatt Regency Coral Gables, 50 Alhambra Plaza, Coral Gables, FL 33134, Phone: (305) 441–1234. Purpose: EAC has rescheduled the Board of Advisors public meeting originally scheduled for January 22–23, 2018. The meeting was cancelled due to a lapse in federal funding appropriations that resulted in the shutdown of government operations. The cancelled meeting has been rescheduled to take place April 23–24, 2018. In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), Public Law 92–463, as amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2), the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) Board of Advisors will meet to address its responsibilities under the Help America Vote Act of 2002 (HAVA), to present its views on issues in the administration of Federal elections, formulate recommendations to the EAC, and receive updates on EAC activities. PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 14631 Agenda: The Board of Advisors will receive an overview and updates on EAC programs and agency operations. The Board of Advisors will receive updates on EAC Grants. The Board will receive updates on the Voluntary Voting System Guidelines (VVSG) 2.0 and on equipment certification. The Board will consider a resolution(s) on VVSG recommendations. The Board will hear a panel discussion on Election Security. The Board will receive a Briefing on Election Day Procedures by the Director of Election Crimes Branch, U.S. Department of Justice. The Board of Advisors will conduct committee breakout sessions and hear committee reports. The Board of Advisors will elect officers, appoint Board of Advisors committee members and chairs, and consider other administrative matters. Supplementary: Members of the public may submit relevant written statements to the Board of Advisors with respect to the meeting no later than 5:00 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, April 16, 2018. Statements may be sent via email at facaboards@eac.gov, via standard mail addressed to the U.S. Election Assistance Commission, 1335 East West Highway, Suite 4300, Silver Spring, MD 20910, or by fax at 301–734–3108. This meeting will be open to the public. Person To Contact for Information: Bryan Whitener, Telephone: (301) 563– 3961. Bryan Whitener, Director, National Clearinghouse on Elections, U.S. Election Assistance Commission. 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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 66 (Thursday, April 5, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 14630-14631]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-06967]


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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

[Docket No. ED-2018-ICCD-0037]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; 
Application for the Educational Flexibility (Ed-Flex) Program

AGENCY: Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE), Department 
of Education (ED).

ACTION: Notice.

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

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
June 4, 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-2018-ICCD-
0037. 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 216-44, 
Washington, DC 20202-4537.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to 
collection activities, please contact Melissa Siry, 202-260-0926.

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: Application for the Educational Flexibility 
(Ed-Flex) Program.
    OMB Control Number: 1810-NEW.
    Type of Review: A new information collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: State, Local, and Tribal Governments.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 45.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 1,800.
    Abstract: The Educational Flexibility (Ed-Flex) program is 
authorized under the Education Flexibility Partnership Act of 1999 and 
was reauthorized by section 9207 of the Every Student Succeeds Act 
(ESSA). The Ed-Flex program allows the Secretary to authorize a State 
educational agency that serves an eligible State to waive statutory or 
regulatory requirements applicable to one or more of the included 
programs for any local educational agency, educational service

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agency, or school within the State. This information collection 
includes data reporting requirements that States must follow as part of 
the process of applying to be designated an Ed-Flex Partnership State.

    Dated: April 2, 2018.
Tomakie Washington,
Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Office of 
the Chief Privacy Officer, Office of Management.
[FR Doc. 2018-06967 Filed 4-4-18; 8:45 am]
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