Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Common Core of Data (CCD) School-Level Finance Survey (SLFS) 2018-2020, 40502-40503 [2018-17523]

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Title: Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery. OMB Control Number: 0651–0080. Form Number(s): • None. Type of Request: Regular. Number of Respondents: 42,500 responses per year. This notice shows that an item (ForeSee Surveys) included in this collection during the 60 day notice has been removed from the collection; it is included in a newly proposed collection (USPTO Websites Customer Satisfaction Surveys). Average Hours per Response: The USPTO estimates that it will take between 3 minutes (.05 hours) to 120 minutes (2 hours), depending upon the instrument used. Burden Hours: 4,808.33 hours per year. Cost Burden: $0. Needs and Uses: The Agency will collect, analyze, and interpret information gathered to identify strengths and weaknesses of current services. Based on feedback received, the Agency will identify changes needed to improve programs and services. The solicitation of feedback will target areas such as: timeliness, appropriateness, accuracy of information, courtesy, efficiency of service delivery, and resolution of issues with service delivery. The USPTO is committed to hearing feedback from its customers. Responses will be assessed to identify service areas in need of improvement. If this information is not collected, then the Agency will miss opportunities to obtain vital feedback from their PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 customers and stakeholders on ways to improve their program and services. These information collections will not result in any new system of records and will not ask questions of a sensitive nature. Affected Public: Individuals or households; Businesses or other forprofits; not-for-profit institutions. Frequency: On occasion. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. OMB Desk Officer: Nicholas A. Fraser, email: Nicholas_A._Fraser@ omb.eop.gov. Once submitted, the request will be publicly available in electronic format through reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view Department of Commerce collections currently under review by OMB. Further information can be obtained by: • Email: InformationCollection@ uspto.gov. Include ‘‘0651–0080 comment’’ in the subject line of the message. • Mail: Marcie Lovett, Director, Records and Information Governance Division, Office of the Chief Technology Officer, United States Patent and Trademark Office, P.O. Box 1450, Alexandria, VA 22313–1450. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent on or before September 14, 2018 to Nicholas A. Fraser, OMB Desk Officer, via email to Nicholas_A._Fraser@ omb.eop.gov, or by fax to 202–395– 5167, marked to the attention of Nicholas A. Fraser. Marcie Lovett, Director, Records and Information Governance Division, Office of the Chief Technology Officer, United States Patent and Trademark Office. [FR Doc. 2018–17510 Filed 8–14–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–16–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No.: ED–2018–ICCD–0084] Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Common Core of Data (CCD) SchoolLevel Finance Survey (SLFS) 2018– 2020 National Center for Education Statistics, Department of Education. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\15AUN1.SGM 15AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 158 / Wednesday, August 15, 2018 / Notices Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before October 15, 2018. DATES: 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–0084. 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, 550 12th Street SW, PCP, Room 9086, Washington, DC 20202–0023. ADDRESSES: For specific questions related to collection activities, please contact Kashka Kubzdela, 202–245–7377 or email NCES.Information.Collections@ed.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 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. daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:28 Aug 14, 2018 Jkt 244001 Title of Collection: Common Core of Data (CCD) School-Level Finance Survey (SLFS) 2018–2020. OMB Control Number: 1850–0930. Type of Review: A revision of an existing information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: State, Local, and Tribal Governments. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 306. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 4,938. Abstract: The School-Level Finance Survey (SLFS) data collection is conducted annually by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), within the U.S. Department of Education (ED). SLFS complements two existing data collections conducted by NCES in collaboration with the U.S. Census Bureau (Census): The School District Finance Survey (F–33) and the state-level National Public Education Financial Survey (NPEFS). SLFS expands F–33 to include its finance variables at the school level. Beginning with FY18, the SEAs will report total current expenditures at the school level in the same manner as for the district level on F–33. This request is to conduct in 2019 through 2021 SLFS for fiscal years 2018 through 2020 (corresponding to school years 2017/18 through 2019/ 20) and to expand the collected data to be analogous to the current ESSA expenditures per pupil provision. Dated: August 10, 2018. Kate Mullan, Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Office of the Chief Privacy Officer, Office of Management. [FR Doc. 2018–17523 Filed 8–14–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Proposed Agency Information Collection Extension U.S. Department of Energy. Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: The Department of Energy (DOE), pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, intends to extend for three years an information collection request with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the extended collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency; (b) 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; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 40503 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. DATES: Comments regarding this proposed information collection must be received on or before October 15, 2018. If you anticipate difficulty in submitting comments within that period, contact the person listed in ADDRESSES as soon as possible. ADDRESSES: Written comments may be sent to Andrea Lachenmayr, U.S. Department of Energy, LPO–70, Room 4B–170, 1000 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20585 or by email to LPO.PaperworkReduction Act.Comments@hq.doe.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Andrea Lachenmayr, LPO.PaperworkReduction Act.Comments@hq.doe.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This information collection request contains: (1) OMB No.: 1910–5134; (2) Information Collection Request Title: DOE Loan Guarantees for Energy Projects; (3) Type of Request: Extension (4) Purpose: This information collection package covers collection of information necessary to evaluate applications for loan guarantees submitted under Title XVII of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, as amended, 16516 (Title XVII), 42 U.S.C. 16511, and under Section 2602(c) of the Energy Policy Act of 1992, as amended (TELGP), 25 U.S.C. 3502(c). Because the information collection package pertains to applications for loan guarantees under both Title XVII and TELGP (the latter of which does not require innovative technology), the Information Collection Request Title is being changed from its original title, ‘‘10 CFR part 609—Loan Guarantees for Projects that Employ Innovative Technologies’’ to its new title, ‘‘DOE Loan Guarantees for Energy Projects.’’ This title is more descriptive of the purpose of the Information Collection Request. Applications for loan guarantees submitted to DOE in response to a solicitation under Title XVII or TELGP must contain certain information. This information will be used to analyze whether a project is eligible for a loan guarantee and to evaluate the application under criteria specified in the final regulations implementing Title XVII, located at 10 CFR part 609, and adopted by DOE for purposes of TELGP, with certain E:\FR\FM\15AUN1.SGM 15AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

[Docket No.: ED-2018-ICCD-0084]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Common 
Core of Data (CCD) School-Level Finance Survey (SLFS) 2018-2020

AGENCY: National Center for Education Statistics, Department of 
Education.

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.

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DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
October 15, 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-
0084. 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, 550 12th Street SW, PCP, Room 9086, 
Washington, DC 20202-0023.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to 
collection activities, please contact Kashka Kubzdela, 202-245-7377 or 
email [email protected].

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: Common Core of Data (CCD) School-Level Finance 
Survey (SLFS) 2018-2020.
    OMB Control Number: 1850-0930.
    Type of Review: A revision of an existing information collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: State, Local, and Tribal Governments.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 306.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 4,938.
    Abstract: The School-Level Finance Survey (SLFS) data collection is 
conducted annually by the National Center for Education Statistics 
(NCES), within the U.S. Department of Education (ED). SLFS complements 
two existing data collections conducted by NCES in collaboration with 
the U.S. Census Bureau (Census): The School District Finance Survey (F-
33) and the state-level National Public Education Financial Survey 
(NPEFS). SLFS expands F-33 to include its finance variables at the 
school level. Beginning with FY18, the SEAs will report total current 
expenditures at the school level in the same manner as for the district 
level on F-33. This request is to conduct in 2019 through 2021 SLFS for 
fiscal years 2018 through 2020 (corresponding to school years 2017/18 
through 2019/20) and to expand the collected data to be analogous to 
the current ESSA expenditures per pupil provision.

    Dated: August 10, 2018.
Kate Mullan,
Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Office of 
the Chief Privacy Officer, Office of Management.
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