Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Application Package for Learning Management System (LMS) Pre- and Post-Test Assessment Questions; Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request, 24979-24980 [2018-11616]

Download as PDF amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 105 / Thursday, May 31, 2018 / Notices Comment’’ from the ‘‘Features’’ box on the Applications and Permits for Protected Species (APPS) home page, https://apps.nmfs.noaa.gov, and then selecting File No. 21856 from the list of available applications. These documents are available upon written request or by appointment in the Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910; phone (301) 427–8401; fax (301) 713–0376. Written comments on this application should be submitted to the Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, at the address listed above. Comments may also be submitted by facsimile to (301) 713–0376, or by email to NMFS.Pr1Comments@noaa.gov. Please include the File No. in the subject line of the email comment. Those individuals requesting a public hearing should submit a written request to the Chief, Permits and Conservation Division at the address listed above. The request should set forth the specific reasons why a hearing on this application would be appropriate. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sara Young or Amy Hapeman, (301) 427– 8401. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The subject permit is requested under the authority of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (MMPA; 16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), the regulations governing the taking and importing of marine mammals (50 CFR part 216), and the Fur Seal Act of 1966, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1151 et seq.). The applicant proposes to conduct unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and manned aerial surveys in Kamishak Bay, Alaska to collect baseline seasonal abundance and distribution data on marine mammals. The applicant proposes to take marine mammals during aerial surveys for behavioral observations, photography, counts, and videography. The applicant requests the annual take of 12 species: 1,050 endangered Western DPS Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus), 150 endangered Cook Inlet beluga whales (Delphinapterus leucas), 10,139 harbor seals (Phoca vitulina), 600 harbor porpoises (Phocoena phocoena), 150 Dall’s porpoises (Phocoenoides dalli), 130 minke whales (Balaenoptera acutorostrata), 60 eastern North Pacific gray whales (Eschrichtius robustus), 130 killer whales (Orcinus orca), 15 northern fur seals (Callorhinus ursinus), 25 California sea lions (Zalophus californianus), 40 endangered fin whales (Balaenoptera physalus), 150 humpback whales (Megaptera VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:46 May 30, 2018 Jkt 241001 novaeangliae) from the endangered Western North Pacific DPS, threatened Mexico DPS, or Hawaii DPS, and two endangered North Pacific right whales (Eubalaena japonica). The permit would be valid for five years from the date of issuance. In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), an initial determination has been made that the activity proposed is categorically excluded from the requirement to prepare an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement. Concurrent with the publication of this notice in the Federal Register, NMFS is forwarding copies of the application to the Marine Mammal Commission and its Committee of Scientific Advisors. Dated: May 24, 2018. Julia Marie Harrison, Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2018–11640 Filed 5–30–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P meeting, will be posted on the Commission’s website. CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Christopher Kirkpatrick, Secretary of the Commission, 202–418–5964. Dated: May 25, 2018. Christopher Kirkpatrick, Secretary of the Commission. [FR Doc. 2018–11764 Filed 5–29–18; 11:15 am] BILLING CODE 6351–01–P CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Application Package for Learning Management System (LMS) Pre- and Post-Test Assessment Questions; Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request Corporation for National and Community Service. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has submitted a public information collection request (ICR) entitled Application Package for Learning Management System (LMS) Pre- and Post-test Assessment Questions for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13. DATES: Comments may be submitted, identified by the title of the information collection activity, by July 2, 2018. ADDRESSES: Comments may be submitted, identified by the title of the information collection activity, to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: Ms. Sharon Mar, OMB Desk Officer for the Corporation for National and Community Service, by any of the following two methods within 30 days from the date of publication in the Federal Register: (1) By fax to: 202–395–6974, Attention: Ms. Sharon Mar, OMB Desk Officer for the Corporation for National and Community Service; or (2) By email to: smar@omb.eop.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY–TDD) may call 1–800–833–3722 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday. Comments submitted in response to this notice may be made available to the public through regulations.gov. For this reason, please do not include in your comments information of a confidential nature, such as sensitive personal SUMMARY: COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION Sunshine Act Meetings 9:30 a.m., Monday, June 4, 2018. PLACE: CFTC Headquarters, Lobby-Level Hearing Room, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street NW, Washington, DC. STATUS: Open. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (‘‘Commission’’ or ‘‘CFTC’’) will hold this meeting to consider the following matters: • Final Rule making Amendments to the Swap Data Access Provisions of Part 49 and Certain Other Matters; • Proposed Rule on Revisions to Prohibitions and Restrictions on Proprietary Trading and Certain Interests in, and Relationships With, Hedge Funds and Private Equity Funds (Volcker Rule); • Proposed Rule on Amendments to Swap Dealer Registration De Minimis Exception; and • Establishment of Subcommittees for the CFTC Technology Advisory Committee. The agenda for this meeting will be available to the public and posted on the Commission’s website at https:// www.cftc.gov. In the event that the time, date, or place of this meeting changes, an announcement of the change, along with the new time, date, or place of the TIME AND DATE: PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 24979 E:\FR\FM\31MYN1.SGM 31MYN1 24980 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 105 / Thursday, May 31, 2018 / Notices information or proprietary information. If you send an email comment, your email address will be automatically captured and included as part of the comment that is placed in the public docket and made available on the internet. Please note that responses to this public comment request containing any routine notice about the confidentiality of the communication will be treated as public comment that may be made available to the public notwithstanding the inclusion of the routine notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by calling the Corporation for National and Community Service, Greg Wallinger at 202–606–7571 or email to dwallinger@cns.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY–TDD) may call 1–800–833– 3722 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The OMB is particularly interested in comments which: • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of CNCS, 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; • Propose ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and • Propose ways to 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. amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 Comments A 60-day Notice requesting public comment was published in the Federal Register on Monday, March 12, 2018 on page 10714. This comment period ended May 11, 2018. Zero public comments were received from this Notice. Description: The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has procured a Learning Management System (LMS) to enhance training and technical assistance at the agency. The Office of Research and Evaluation (ORE) is using this tool to enhance existing methods of teaching and learning about program evaluation VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:46 May 30, 2018 Jkt 241001 and research topics. ORE has programmed 12 Evaluation Core Curriculum courses on the LMS for users to explore interactively. In order to enhance the utility of the courses, ORE would like implement ‘‘knowledge checks’’ in the form of topically focused pre/post-test questions so that participants can identify knowledge gaps that need to be addressed with further learning. This will also enable ORE to see where common learning issues arise, and where additional resources should be targeted. CNCS also seeks to continue using the currently approved pre/post-test questions, which were cleared under a generic clearance, until the current information collection is approved by OMB. The currently approved information collection expired on October, 31, 2017. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the 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 of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (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; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Burden means the total time, effort, or financial resources expended by persons to generate, maintain, retain, disclose or provide information to or for a Federal agency. This includes the time needed to review instructions; to develop, acquire, install and utilize technology and systems for the purpose of collecting, validating and verifying information, processing and maintaining information, and disclosing and providing information; to train personnel and to be able to respond to a collection of information, to search data sources, to complete and review the collection of information; and to transmit or otherwise disclose the information. All written comments will be available for public inspection on regulations.gov. CNCS seeks to renew the current information. CNCS also seeks to continue using the current application until the revised application is approved by OMB. The current PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 application is due to expire on October, 31, 2017. Title of Collection: Learning Management System (LMS) Pre- and Post-test Assessment Questions. OMB Control Number: [TBD]. Type of Review: New. Respondents/Affected Public: Corporation for National and Community Service grantees. Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 100. Total Estimated Annual Frequency: 12. Total Estimated Average Response Time per Response: 5 minutes per course; 12 courses in total = 60 minutes or 1 hour maximum across all courses. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 100 hours; 60 minutes × 100 respondents (max.) = 6000 minutes or 100 hours. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): None. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): None. Dated: May 9, 2018. Mary Hyde, Director of the Office of Research and Evaluation. [FR Doc. 2018–11616 Filed 5–30–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6050–28–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary [Docket ID DOD–2018–OS–0030] Proposed Collection; Comment Request Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, DoD. ACTION: Information collection notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness announces a proposed public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. 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 of the proposed information collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\31MYN1.SGM 31MYN1

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CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the 
Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment 
Request; Application Package for Learning Management System (LMS) Pre- 
and Post-Test Assessment Questions; Proposed Information Collection; 
Comment Request

AGENCY: Corporation for National and Community Service.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has 
submitted a public information collection request (ICR) entitled 
Application Package for Learning Management System (LMS) Pre- and Post-
test Assessment Questions for review and approval in accordance with 
the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13.

DATES: Comments may be submitted, identified by the title of the 
information collection activity, by July 2, 2018.

ADDRESSES: Comments may be submitted, identified by the title of the 
information collection activity, to the Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs, Attn: Ms. Sharon Mar, OMB Desk Officer for the 
Corporation for National and Community Service, by any of the following 
two methods within 30 days from the date of publication in the Federal 
Register:
    (1) By fax to: 202-395-6974, Attention: Ms. Sharon Mar, OMB Desk 
Officer for the Corporation for National and Community Service; or
    (2) By email to: [email protected].
    Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY-
TDD) may call 1-800-833-3722 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Eastern 
Time, Monday through Friday.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice may be made available 
to the public through regulations.gov. For this reason, please do not 
include in your comments information of a confidential nature, such as 
sensitive personal

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information or proprietary information. If you send an email comment, 
your email address will be automatically captured and included as part 
of the comment that is placed in the public docket and made available 
on the internet. Please note that responses to this public comment 
request containing any routine notice about the confidentiality of the 
communication will be treated as public comment that may be made 
available to the public notwithstanding the inclusion of the routine 
notice.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of this ICR, with applicable 
supporting documentation, may be obtained by calling the Corporation 
for National and Community Service, Greg Wallinger at 202-606-7571 or 
email to [email protected]. Individuals who use a telecommunications 
device for the deaf (TTY-TDD) may call 1-800-833-3722 between 8:00 a.m. 
and 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The OMB is particularly interested in 
comments which:
     Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of CNCS, 
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;
     Propose ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity 
of the information to be collected; and
     Propose ways to 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.

Comments

    A 60-day Notice requesting public comment was published in the 
Federal Register on Monday, March 12, 2018 on page 10714. This comment 
period ended May 11, 2018. Zero public comments were received from this 
Notice.
    Description: The Corporation for National and Community Service 
(CNCS) has procured a Learning Management System (LMS) to enhance 
training and technical assistance at the agency. The Office of Research 
and Evaluation (ORE) is using this tool to enhance existing methods of 
teaching and learning about program evaluation and research topics. ORE 
has programmed 12 Evaluation Core Curriculum courses on the LMS for 
users to explore interactively. In order to enhance the utility of the 
courses, ORE would like implement ``knowledge checks'' in the form of 
topically focused pre/post-test questions so that participants can 
identify knowledge gaps that need to be addressed with further 
learning. This will also enable ORE to see where common learning issues 
arise, and where additional resources should be targeted. CNCS also 
seeks to continue using the currently approved pre/post-test questions, 
which were cleared under a generic clearance, until the current 
information collection is approved by OMB. The currently approved 
information collection expired on October, 31, 2017.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and/or included in the request for OMB approval. Comments are invited 
on: (a) Whether the 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 of the collection of information; (c) 
ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to 
be collected; (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; and (e) 
estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, 
maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Burden 
means the total time, effort, or financial resources expended by 
persons to generate, maintain, retain, disclose or provide information 
to or for a Federal agency. This includes the time needed to review 
instructions; to develop, acquire, install and utilize technology and 
systems for the purpose of collecting, validating and verifying 
information, processing and maintaining information, and disclosing and 
providing information; to train personnel and to be able to respond to 
a collection of information, to search data sources, to complete and 
review the collection of information; and to transmit or otherwise 
disclose the information. All written comments will be available for 
public inspection on regulations.gov.
    CNCS seeks to renew the current information. CNCS also seeks to 
continue using the current application until the revised application is 
approved by OMB. The current application is due to expire on October, 
31, 2017.
    Title of Collection: Learning Management System (LMS) Pre- and 
Post-test Assessment Questions.
    OMB Control Number: [TBD].
    Type of Review: New.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Corporation for National and Community 
Service grantees.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 100.
    Total Estimated Annual Frequency: 12.
    Total Estimated Average Response Time per Response: 5 minutes per 
course; 12 courses in total = 60 minutes or 1 hour maximum across all 
courses.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 100 hours; 60 
minutes x 100 respondents (max.) = 6000 minutes or 100 hours.
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): None.
    Total Burden Cost (operating/maintenance): None.

    Dated: May 9, 2018.
Mary Hyde,
Director of the Office of Research and Evaluation.
[FR Doc. 2018-11616 Filed 5-30-18; 8:45 am]
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