Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Streamlined Clearance Process for Discretionary Grants, 64568-64569 [2018-27233]

Download as PDF amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 64568 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 241 / Monday, December 17, 2018 / Notices 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 Ian Foss, 202– 377–3681. 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: William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program General Forbearance Request. OMB Control Number: 1845–0031. Type of Review: An extension of an existing information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 2,188,770. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 175,102. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:17 Dec 14, 2018 Jkt 247001 Abstract: The Department of Education is requesting an extension without change of the currently approved Direct Loan General Forbearance Request form information collection. The current form includes the Direct Loan, FFEL, and Perkins Loan programs making it easier for borrowers to request this action. There has been no change to the form, the underlying regulations, or anticipated usage. Dated: December 12, 2018. Kate Mullan, Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Office of the Chief Privacy Officer, Office of Management. [FR Doc. 2018–27212 Filed 12–14–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No. ED–2018–ICCD–0132] Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Streamlined Clearance Process for Discretionary Grants Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of Education (ED). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 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 February 15, 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–0132. 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 9089, Washington, DC 20202–0023. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to collection activities, please contact Alfreida Pettiford, 202–245–6110. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Education (ED), in SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00053 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: Streamlined Clearance Process for Discretionary Grants. OMB Control Number: 1894–0001. Type of Review: An extension of an existing information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: State, Local, and Tribal Governments. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 1. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 3. Abstract: Section 3505(a)(2) of the PRA of 1995 provides the OMB Director authority to approve the streamlined clearance process proposed in this information collection request. This information collection request was originally approved by OMB in January of 1997. This information collection streamlines the clearance process for all discretionary grant information collections which do not fit the generic application process. The streamlined clearance process continues to reduce the clearance time for the U.S. Department of Education’s (ED’s) discretionary grant information collections by two months or 60 days. This is desirable for two major reasons: It would allow ED to provide better customer service to grant applicants and help meet ED’s goal for timely awards of discretionary grants. § 3474.20(d) adds the requirement for grantees to E:\FR\FM\17DEN1.SGM 17DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 241 / Monday, December 17, 2018 / Notices develop a dissemination plan for copyrighted work under open licensing. Information contained in the narrative of an application will be captured in the Evidence of Effectiveness Form. Dated: December 12, 2018. Stephanie Valentine, Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Office of the Chief Privacy Officer, Office of Management. [FR Doc. 2018–27233 Filed 12–14–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 Combined Notice of Filings #1 Take notice that the Commission received the following electric corporate filings: Docket Numbers: EC19–33–000. Applicants: West Penn Power Company. Description: Application for Authorization Under Section 203 of the Federal Power Act, et al. of West Penn Power Company. Filed Date: 12/7/18. Accession Number: 20181207–5234. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/28/18. Take notice that the Commission received the following exempt wholesale generator filings: Docket Numbers: EG19–32–000. Applicants: Coolidge Power LLC. Description: Coolidge Power LLC Notice of Self-Certification of Exempt Wholesale Generator Status. Filed Date: 12/10/18. Accession Number: 20181210–5095. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/31/18. Take notice that the Commission received the following electric rate filings: Docket Numbers: ER16–1804–002. Applicants: Deepwater Wind Block Island, LLC. Description: Notice of Non-Material Change in Status of Deepwater Wind Block Island, LLC. Filed Date: 12/7/18. Accession Number: 20181207–5247. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/28/18. Docket Numbers: ER17–2415–002. Applicants: Pilesgrove Solar, LLC. Description: Compliance filing: Tariff Records to Reflect Settlement to be effective 10/1/2018. Filed Date: 12/10/18. Accession Number: 20181210–5158. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/31/18. Docket Numbers: ER18–89–002. Applicants: Frenchtown I Solar, LLC. Description: Compliance filing: Tariff Records to Reflect Settlement to be effective 10/1/2018. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:17 Dec 14, 2018 Jkt 247001 Filed Date: 12/10/18. Accession Number: 20181210–5155. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/31/18. Docket Numbers: ER18–90–002. Applicants: Frenchtown II Solar, LLC. Description: Compliance filing: Tariff Records to Reflect Settlement to be effective 10/1/2018. Filed Date: 12/10/18. Accession Number: 20181210–5156. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/31/18. Docket Numbers: ER18–1899–003. Applicants: Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. Description: Compliance filing: 2018– 12–10_Compliance re Pro Forma Pseudo-Tie Agreement to be effective 8/ 29/2018. Filed Date: 12/10/18. Accession Number: 20181210–5177. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/31/18. Docket Numbers: ER18–2397–001. Applicants: Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. Description: Compliance filing: 2018– 12–10_Deficiency response to Order 844 compliance to be effective 1/1/2019. Filed Date: 12/10/18. Accession Number: 20181210–5109. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/31/18. Docket Numbers: ER19–503–001. Applicants: Pacific Gas and Electric Company. Description: Tariff Amendment: Errata Filing to Notice of Termination of Proxima Solar E&P Agreement to be effective 12/3/2018. Filed Date: 12/7/18. Accession Number: 20181207–5222. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/28/18. Docket Numbers: ER19–520–000. Applicants: Pacific Gas and Electric Company. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: Balancing Accounts Update 2019 (TRBA, RSBA, ECRBA, TACBA) to be effective 3/1/2019. Filed Date: 12/7/18. Accession Number: 20181207–5221. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/28/18. Docket Numbers: ER19–521–000. Applicants: PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: Clean-up to OATT, Schedule 12Appendix (BGE) re: cost allocation for b1016 to be effective 6/1/2017. Filed Date: 12/10/18. Accession Number: 20181210–5046. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/31/18. Docket Numbers: ER19–522–000. Applicants: PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. Description: Tariff Cancellation: Notice of Cancellation of WMPA SA No. 3392; Queue No. Y1–045 to be effective 10/15/2018. PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 64569 Filed Date: 12/10/18. Accession Number: 20181210–5056. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/31/18. Docket Numbers: ER19–523–000. Applicants: Essential Power Rock Springs, LLC, PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: Essential Power submits revisions to Att. H–23 re: Transmission Rate Update to be effective 2/8/2019. Filed Date: 12/10/18. Accession Number: 20181210–5124. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/31/18. Docket Numbers: ER19–524–000. Applicants: PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: Revisions to Att Q. re RPM Credit Reduction for Planned GCR and QTU to be effective 2/8/2019. Filed Date: 12/10/18. Accession Number: 20181210–5150. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/31/18. Docket Numbers: ER19–525–000. Applicants: PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. Description: § 205(d) Rate Filing: First Revised ISA, SA No. 2132; Queue No. AC2–130 to be effective 11/20/2018. Filed Date: 12/10/18. Accession Number: 20181210–5154. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 12/31/18. The filings are accessible in the Commission’s eLibrary system by clicking on the links or querying the docket number. Any person desiring to intervene or protest in any of the above proceedings must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Regulations (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214) on or before 5:00 p.m. Eastern time on the specified comment date. Protests may be considered, but intervention is necessary to become a party to the proceeding. eFiling is encouraged. More detailed information relating to filing requirements, interventions, protests, service, and qualifying facilities filings can be found at: http://www.ferc.gov/ docs-filing/efiling/filing-req.pdf. For other information, call (866) 208–3676 (toll free). For TTY, call (202) 502–8659. Dated: December 10, 2018. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2018–27173 Filed 12–14–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P E:\FR\FM\17DEN1.SGM 17DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 241 (Monday, December 17, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 64568-64569]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-27233]


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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

[Docket No. ED-2018-ICCD-0132]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; 
Streamlined Clearance Process for Discretionary Grants

AGENCY: Office of the Secretary (OS), 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 
February 15, 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-
0132. 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 9089, 
Washington, DC 20202-0023.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to 
collection activities, please contact Alfreida Pettiford, 202-245-6110.

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: Streamlined Clearance Process for 
Discretionary Grants.
    OMB Control Number: 1894-0001.
    Type of Review: An extension of an existing information collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: State, Local, and Tribal Governments.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 1.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 3.
    Abstract: Section 3505(a)(2) of the PRA of 1995 provides the OMB 
Director authority to approve the streamlined clearance process 
proposed in this information collection request. This information 
collection request was originally approved by OMB in January of 1997. 
This information collection streamlines the clearance process for all 
discretionary grant information collections which do not fit the 
generic application process. The streamlined clearance process 
continues to reduce the clearance time for the U.S. Department of 
Education's (ED's) discretionary grant information collections by two 
months or 60 days. This is desirable for two major reasons: It would 
allow ED to provide better customer service to grant applicants and 
help meet ED's goal for timely awards of discretionary grants. Sec.  
3474.20(d) adds the requirement for grantees to

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develop a dissemination plan for copyrighted work under open licensing. 
Information contained in the narrative of an application will be 
captured in the Evidence of Effectiveness Form.

    Dated: December 12, 2018.
Stephanie Valentine,
Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Office of 
the Chief Privacy Officer, Office of Management.
[FR Doc. 2018-27233 Filed 12-14-18; 8:45 am]
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