Agency Information Collection Request; 60-Day Public Comment Request, 54647-54648 [2019-22188]

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Most schedules, however, cover records of only one office or program or a few series of records. Many of these update previously approved schedules, and some include records proposed as permanent. Agencies may not destroy Federal records without the approval of the Archivist of the United States. The Archivist grants this approval only after thorough consideration of the records’ administrative use by the agency of origin, the rights of the Government and of private people directly affected by the Government’s activities, and whether or not the records have historical or other value. Public review and comment on these records schedules is part of the Archivist’s consideration process. Schedules Pending 1. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, 2020 Decennial Census (DAA–0029–2019–0004). 2. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Center Weather Service Unit Files (DAA–0370–2019–0002). PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 54647 3. 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[FR Doc. 2019–22199 Filed 10–9–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7515–01–P NATIONAL FOUNDATION ON THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES National Endowment for the Humanities Agency Information Collection Request; 60-Day Public Comment Request National Endowment for the Humanities; National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities. ACTION: Notice; request for comments. AGENCY: The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is seeking Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, NEH is requesting comments from all interested individuals and organizations on this proposed collection. DATES: Please submit comments by December 9, 2019. ADDRESSES: Submit comments to Judith Adkins, Program Officer, Division of Research Programs, National Endowment for the Humanities: 400 Seventh Street SW, Washington, DC 20506, or jadkins@neh.gov. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\10OCN1.SGM 10OCN1 54648 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 197 / Thursday, October 10, 2019 / Notices FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Judith Adkins, Program Officer, Division of Research Programs, National Endowment for the Humanities: 400 Seventh Street SW, Washington, DC 20506, or jadkins@neh.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Overview of This Information Collection Type of Information Collection: New collection. Title of Information Collection: History, The Past, and Public Culture Survey. Abstract: This information collection request is pursuant to a cooperative agreement between NEH and the American Historical Association (AHA). The purpose of the survey is to understand how the public perceives, and engages with, history and the work of historians. NEH, AHA, and the many educational and cultural institutions they support will use the information gathered in the proposed survey to create responsive and effective history and other humanities programming to better serve the American people. Most immediately, NEH will use findings from the survey to inform programming for ‘‘A More Perfect Union,’’ the agency’s special initiative advancing civic education and commemorating the nation’s 250th anniversary in 2026. NEH and AHA are developing the survey in collaboration with an advisory board, regional history experts, and Fairleigh Dickinson University Poll (FDUP), a market research and public interest survey center. In April of 2020, FDUP will administer this internet survey to adults in the United States. Survey questions will concern respondents’ perceptions of history and its significance, their understanding of the work of historians, and their consumption of history in various forms and via a variety of media and experiences. The survey will be voluntary and will collect both qualitative and quantitative information. FDUP will ensure optimal polling methodology and manage the logistics of the data collection. This survey will not collect any personally identifiable information (PII). Affected Public: Survey respondents will be comprised of adult individuals in the United States. Frequency of Information Collection: Once. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,500. Estimated Average Time per Response: 25 minutes. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 625 hours. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:50 Oct 09, 2019 Jkt 250001 Request for Comments NEH will make comments submitted in response to this notice, including names and addresses where provided, a matter of public record. NEH will summarize the contents and include them in the request for OMB approval. We are requesting comments on all aspects of this clearance request, including (a) whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, 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 appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Dated: October 7, 2019. Caitlin Cater, Attorney-Advisor, National Endowment for the Humanities. [FR Doc. 2019–22188 Filed 10–9–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7536–01–P NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request National Science Foundation. Submission for OMB review; comment request. AGENCY: ACTION: The National Science Foundation (NSF) has submitted the following information collection requirement to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This is the second notice for public comment; the first was published in the Federal Register, and no comments were received. NSF is forwarding the proposed submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance simultaneously with the publication of this second notice. The full submission may be found at: http:// www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. DATES: Comments regarding this information collection are best assured of having their full effect if received by November 12, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs of OMB, Attention: Desk Officer for National Science Foundation, 725 17th Street NW, Room 10235, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Washington, DC 20503, and Suzanne H. Plimpton, Reports Clearance Officer, National Science Foundation, 2415 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22314, or send email to splimpto@ nsf.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877– 8339, which is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year (including federal holidays). Copies of the submission may be obtained by calling 703–292–7556. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NSF may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a currently valid OMB control number and the agency informs potential persons who are to respond to the collection of information that such persons are not required to respond to the collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Comments regarding (a) whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of burden including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (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 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 should be addressed to the points of contact in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. Title of Collection: Antarctic Conservation Act Application Permit Form. OMB Number: 3145–0034. Type of Request: Intent to seek approval to renew an information collection. Overview of this Information Collection: The current Antarctic Conservation Act Application Permit Form (NSF 1078) has been in use for several years. The form requests general information, such as name, affiliation, location, etc., and more specific information as to the type of object to be taken (plant, native mammal, or native bird). Use of the Information: The purpose of the regulations (45 CFR 670) is to conserve and protect the native mammals, birds, plants, and invertebrates of Antarctica and the E:\FR\FM\10OCN1.SGM 10OCN1

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NATIONAL FOUNDATION ON THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES

National Endowment for the Humanities


Agency Information Collection Request; 60-Day Public Comment 
Request

AGENCY: National Endowment for the Humanities; National Foundation on 
the Arts and the Humanities.

ACTION: Notice; request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is seeking 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the information 
collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995, NEH is requesting comments from all interested individuals 
and organizations on this proposed collection.

DATES: Please submit comments by December 9, 2019.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments to Judith Adkins, Program Officer, Division 
of Research Programs, National Endowment for the Humanities: 400 
Seventh Street SW, Washington, DC 20506, or [email protected].

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Judith Adkins, Program Officer, 
Division of Research Programs, National Endowment for the Humanities: 
400 Seventh Street SW, Washington, DC 20506, or [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Overview of This Information Collection

    Type of Information Collection: New collection.
    Title of Information Collection: History, The Past, and Public 
Culture Survey.
    Abstract: This information collection request is pursuant to a 
cooperative agreement between NEH and the American Historical 
Association (AHA). The purpose of the survey is to understand how the 
public perceives, and engages with, history and the work of historians. 
NEH, AHA, and the many educational and cultural institutions they 
support will use the information gathered in the proposed survey to 
create responsive and effective history and other humanities 
programming to better serve the American people. Most immediately, NEH 
will use findings from the survey to inform programming for ``A More 
Perfect Union,'' the agency's special initiative advancing civic 
education and commemorating the nation's 250th anniversary in 2026.
    NEH and AHA are developing the survey in collaboration with an 
advisory board, regional history experts, and Fairleigh Dickinson 
University Poll (FDUP), a market research and public interest survey 
center. In April of 2020, FDUP will administer this internet survey to 
adults in the United States. Survey questions will concern respondents' 
perceptions of history and its significance, their understanding of the 
work of historians, and their consumption of history in various forms 
and via a variety of media and experiences. The survey will be 
voluntary and will collect both qualitative and quantitative 
information. FDUP will ensure optimal polling methodology and manage 
the logistics of the data collection. This survey will not collect any 
personally identifiable information (PII).
    Affected Public: Survey respondents will be comprised of adult 
individuals in the United States.
    Frequency of Information Collection: Once.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,500.
    Estimated Average Time per Response: 25 minutes.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 625 hours.

Request for Comments

    NEH will make comments submitted in response to this notice, 
including names and addresses where provided, a matter of public 
record. NEH will summarize the contents and include them in the request 
for OMB approval. We are requesting comments on all aspects of this 
clearance request, including (a) whether the proposed collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
the agency, including whether the information will have practical 
utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the 
proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, 
utility, 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 appropriate automated, electronic, 
mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms 
of information technology.

    Dated: October 7, 2019.
Caitlin Cater,
Attorney-Advisor, National Endowment for the Humanities.
[FR Doc. 2019-22188 Filed 10-9-19; 8:45 am]
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