Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Guaranty Agencies Security Self-Assessment and Attestation, 64340-64341 [2018-27127]

Download as PDF 64340 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 240 / Friday, December 14, 2018 / Notices compatible with the purpose(s) of this system of records. The researcher must agree to maintain safeguards to protect the security and confidentiality of such records. POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORAGE OF RECORDS: Records in this system are maintained in a secure, password-protected electronic system. POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR RETRIEVAL OF RECORDS: Records in this system will be indexed and retrieved by a unique number assigned to each individual that will be cross-referenced by the individual’s name on a separate list. The Department will submit a retention and disposition schedule that covers the records contained in this system to the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) for review. The records will not be destroyed until such time as NARA approves said schedule. amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 ADMINISTRATIVE, TECHNICAL, AND PHYSICAL SAFEGUARDS: Security protocols for this system of records meet all required security standards. The contractor will be required to ensure that information identifying individuals is in files physically separated from other research data and electronic files identifying individuals are separated from other electronic research data files. The contractor and subcontractor will maintain security of the complete set of all master data files and documentation. Access to individually identifiable data will be strictly controlled. All information will be kept in locked file cabinets during nonworking hours, and work on hardcopy data will take place in a single room, except for data entry. Physical security of electronic data also will be maintained. Security features that protect project data will include: Password-protected accounts that authorize users to use the contractor’s and subcontractor’s systems but to access only specific network directories and network software; user rights and directory and file attributes that limit those who can use particular directories and files and determine how they can use them; and additional security features that the network administrators will establish for projects as needed. The contractor’s and subcontractor’s employees who ‘‘maintain’’ (collect, maintain, use, or disseminate) data in this system must comply with the requirements of the 16:57 Dec 13, 2018 Jkt 247001 RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES: If you wish to request access to your records, you must contact the system manager at the address listed above. Your request must provide necessary particulars of your full name, address, telephone number, and any other identifying information requested by the Department while processing the request, to distinguish between individuals with the same name. Your request must meet the requirements of regulations in 34 CFR 5b.5, including proof of identity. CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES: POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR RETENTION AND DISPOSAL OF RECORDS: VerDate Sep<11>2014 Privacy Act and the confidentiality standards in section 183 of the ESRA (20 U.S.C. 9573). If you wish to contest the content of a record regarding you in the system of records, contact the system manager at the address listed above. Your request must meet the requirements of the regulations in 34 CFR 5b.7. NOTIFICATION PROCEDURES: If you wish to inquire whether a record exists regarding you in this system, you must contact the system manager at the address listed above. You must provide necessary particulars of your full name, address, and telephone number, and any other identifying information requested by the Department while processing the request, to distinguish between individuals with the same name. Your request must meet the requirements of the Department’s Privacy Act regulations at 34 CFR 5b.5, including proof of identity. EXEMPTIONS PROMULGATED FOR THE SYSTEM: None. HISTORY: None. [FR Doc. 2018–27144 Filed 12–13–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Docket No. ED–2018–ICCD–0102] Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Guaranty Agencies Security SelfAssessment and Attestation Federal Student Aid (FSA), Department of Education (ED). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 proposing an extension of an existing information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before January 14, 2019. 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–0102. 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 Beth Grebeldinger, 202–377–4018. 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. E:\FR\FM\14DEN1.SGM 14DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 240 / Friday, December 14, 2018 / Notices Title of Collection: Guaranty Agencies Security Self-assessment and Attestation. OMB Control Number: 1845–0134. Type of Review: An extension of an existing information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: State, Local, and Tribal Governments; Private Sector. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 24. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 7,584. Abstract: This is a request for an extension of the approved information collection used by Federal Student Aid (FSA) to ensure that all data collected and managed by Guaranty Agencies (GAs) in support federal student financial aid programs is secure. FSA initiated a formal assessment program for ensuring the GAs have security protocols in place to protect the confidentiality and integrity of data entrusted to FSA by students and families. This assessment is designed to identify security deficiencies based on the federal standards described in the National Institute of Standards and Technology publications. Dated: December 11, 2018. Kate Mullan, Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Office of the Chief Privacy Officer, Office of Management. [FR Doc. 2018–27127 Filed 12–13–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Energy Information Administration Agency Information Collection Extension With Changes U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: EIA submitted an information collection request for extension with changes as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection requests a three-year extension of its Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS), OMB Control Number 1905–0145. The first part of the collection gathers detailed information about buildings that are used for commercial purposes (such as building size, age, structural characteristics, operating hours, ownership, energy sources and uses, and the types of energy-related equipment used) from building owners, managers, and tenants. The second part of the collection assembles monthly amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:57 Dec 13, 2018 Jkt 247001 energy consumption and expenditures from the energy suppliers of the sampled buildings. DATES: Comments on this information collection must be received no later than January 14, 2019. If you anticipate any difficulties in submitting your comments by the deadline, contact the DOE Desk Officer at (202) 395–4718. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be sent to: DOE Desk Officer: Brandon DeBruhl, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Room 10102, 735 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20503. Brandon_F_DeBruhl@ omb.eop.gov and to Joelle Michaels, CBECS Survey Manager, U.S. Department of Energy, EI–22, 1000 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC 20585 joelle.michaels@eia.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joelle Michaels (202) 586–8952, or email joelle.michaels@eia.gov. Form EIA–871 and its instructions can be viewed at https://www.eia.gov/survey/. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This information collection request contains (1) OMB No.: 1905–0145; (2) Information Collection Request Title: Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS); (3) Type of Request: Three-year extension with changes; (4) Purpose: CBECS collects data on energy consumed in commercial buildings and the characteristics of the buildings. The surveys fulfill planning, analyses and decision-making needs of DOE, other federal agencies, state and local governments, and the private sector. Respondents are owners/ managers of selected commercial buildings and their energy suppliers. (4a) Changes to Information Collection: The proposed design, procedures, and forms for the 2018 CBECS reflect a number of changes from the 2012 CBECS. These changes include: First, the option for respondents to complete the CBECS using a self-administered online questionnaire; Second, Forms EIA–871B Authorization Form, EIA–871G Worksheet 1: Characteristics, Energy Sources, and Equipment, and EIA–871H Worksheet 2: Energy Amounts Used and Dollars Spent are no longer needed and are deleted; Third, most of the real-time automatic edits from the questionnaire are deleted to reduce interview time and burden; Fourth, building respondents will not be asked to report monthly energy data; and Fifth, numerous individual question changes, additions, and deletions are contained in Forms PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 64341 EIA–871A, C, D, E, F, I and J to keep the survey content relevant to data user needs. (5) Annual Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,718; (6) Annual Estimated Number of Total Responses: 5,718; (7) Annual Estimated Number of Burden Hours: 2,618; (8) Annual Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping Cost Burden: The estimated annualized cost of the burden hours is $193,784 ((10,472 total burden hours * $74.02)/4 year collection cycle). EIA estimates that there are no additional costs to respondents associated with this survey other than the costs associated with the burden hours. Statutory Authority: Section 13(b) of the Federal Energy Administration Act of 1974, Public Law 93–275, codified at 15 U.S.C. 772(b). Signed in Washington, DC, on December 2, 2018. Nanda Srinivasan, Director, Office of Survey Development and Statistical Integration, U.S. Energy Information Administration. [FR Doc. 2018–27124 Filed 12–13–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPPT–2018–0605; FRL–9987–41] Request for Comments on the Experts Nominated To Be Considered for Ad Hoc Participation and Possible Membership on the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), Science Advisory Committee on Chemicals (SACC) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: EPA is requesting public review and welcomes comments on the scientific experts nominated to be considered for ad hoc participation and possible membership on the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Science Advisory Committee on Chemicals (SACC). Nominations that were received in response to a prior notice are being considered for ad hoc participation on an as needed basis for the TSCA SACC’s peer reviews of the EPA’s risk evaluations for chemical substances addressed under the TSCA. In addition, all nominees are under consideration for TSCA SACC membership to fulfill short term needs when a vacancy occurs on the chartered Committee. DATES: Submit comments on or before January 14, 2019. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\14DEN1.SGM 14DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 240 (Friday, December 14, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 64340-64341]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Docket No. ED-2018-ICCD-0102]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the 
Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment 
Request; Guaranty Agencies Security Self-Assessment and Attestation

AGENCY: Federal Student Aid (FSA), Department of Education (ED).

ACTION: Notice.

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

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
January 14, 2019.

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-
0102. 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 Beth Grebeldinger, 202-377-4018.

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.

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    Title of Collection: Guaranty Agencies Security Self-assessment and 
Attestation.
    OMB Control Number: 1845-0134.
    Type of Review: An extension of an existing information collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: State, Local, and Tribal Governments; 
Private Sector.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 24.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 7,584.
    Abstract: This is a request for an extension of the approved 
information collection used by Federal Student Aid (FSA) to ensure that 
all data collected and managed by Guaranty Agencies (GAs) in support 
federal student financial aid programs is secure. FSA initiated a 
formal assessment program for ensuring the GAs have security protocols 
in place to protect the confidentiality and integrity of data entrusted 
to FSA by students and families. This assessment is designed to 
identify security deficiencies based on the federal standards described 
in the National Institute of Standards and Technology publications.

    Dated: December 11, 2018.
Kate Mullan,
 Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Office of 
the Chief Privacy Officer, Office of Management.
[FR Doc. 2018-27127 Filed 12-13-18; 8:45 am]
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