Information Collection; Patents, 57020-57021 [2019-23152]

Download as PDF 57020 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 206 / Thursday, October 24, 2019 / Notices on the Electrical and Electronic Components Category Detailed Study and the Oil and Gas Extraction Wastewater Management Study and concludes the Petroleum Refining Point Source Category Detailed Study. Additionally, Preliminary Plan 14 introduces new analyses and tools that the EPA is developing to improve its annual review and biennial planning process. Preliminary Plan 14 can be found at https://www.epa.gov/eg/effluentguidelines-plan. C. Request for Public Comments and Information 1. Reviews of Industrial Wastewater Discharges and Treatment Technologies The EPA solicits comments on the reviews of industrial wastewater discharges and treatment technologies that were conducted for the development of Preliminary Plan 14 and described therein. The EPA solicits comments on the new analyses and tools announced in Preliminary Plan 14, including analyses of industrial sources and discharges of nutrients and per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), a new methodology for proposed treatment technology reviews, and a proposed effluent limitations guidelines database. Preliminary Plan 14 presents initial results for some new analyses (e.g., industrial discharges of nutrients). The EPA solicits comments on the utility and applicability of these results along with any comments or suggestions on the methodologies used to obtain them. 2. Data Sources The EPA solicits comment on other data sources it might use in its annual reviews and biennial planning process. David P. Ross, Assistant Administrator, Office of Water. [FR Doc. 2019–23192 Filed 10–23–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES FEDERAL RETIREMENT THRIFT INVESTMENT BOARD Employee Thrift Advisory Council October 29, 2019, 1:00 p.m., 77 K Street NE, Washington, DC 20002 1. Approval of the minutes of the May 29, 2019 Joint Board/ETAC meeting 2. Investment Benchmark Update 3. FY2020 Budget Briefing 17:34 Oct 23, 2019 Jkt 250001 Dated: October 18, 2019. Megan Grumbine, General Counsel, Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board. [FR Doc. 2019–23153 Filed 10–23–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6760–01–P The EPA requests comments and information on the overall content of Preliminary Plan 14 and specifically on the following topics. VerDate Sep<11>2014 4. Spillover Implementation 5. 5% Auto Enrollment Implementation 6. Two Step Account Authentication 7. Additional Withdrawals Implementation Update 9. New Business Contact Person For More Information: Kimberly Weaver, Director, Office of External Affairs, (202) 942–1640. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0096; Docket No. 2019–0003; Sequence No. 32] Information Collection; Patents Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In accordance with section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations, DoD, GSA, and NASA invite the public to comment on a revision and renewal concerning patents. DoD, GSA, and NASA invite comments on: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of Federal Government acquisitions, including whether the information will have practical utility; the accuracy of the estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. OMB has approved this information collection for use through January 31, 2020. DoD, GSA, and NASA propose that OMB extend its approval for use for three additional years beyond the current expiration date. DATES: DoD, GSA, and NASA will consider all comments received by December 23, 2019. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DoD, GSA, and NASA invite interested persons to submit comments on this collection by either of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: This website provides the ability to type short comments directly into the comment field or attach a file for lengthier comments. Go to http:// www.regulations.gov and follow the instructions on the site. • Mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB), 1800 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20405. ATTN: Lois Mandell/IC 9000–0096, Patents. Instructions: All items submitted must cite Information Collection 9000– 0096, Patents. Comments received generally will be posted without change to http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal and/or business confidential information provided. To confirm receipt of your comment(s), please check www.regulations.gov, approximately two-to-three days after submission to verify posting (except allow 30 days for posting of comments submitted by mail). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Zenaida Delgado, Procurement Analyst, at telephone 202–969–7207, or zenaida.delgado@gsa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ADDRESSES: A. OMB Control Number, Title, and Any Associated Form(s) 9000–0096, Patents. B. Need and Uses The patent coverage in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) subpart 27.2 requires the contractor to report each notice of a claim of patent or copyright infringement that came to the contractor’s attention in connection with performing a Government contract (FAR 52.227–2). The contractor is also required to report all royalties anticipated or paid in excess of $250 for the use of patented inventions by furnishing the name and address of licensor, date of license agreement, patent number, brief description of item or component, percentage or dollar rate of royalty per unit, unit price of contract item, and number of units (FAR 52.227–6, and 52.227–9). C. Annual Burden Respondents: 158. Total Annual Responses: 158. Total Burden Hours: 238. Obtaining Copies: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB), 1800 F E:\FR\FM\24OCN1.SGM 24OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 206 / Thursday, October 24, 2019 / Notices Street NW, Washington, DC 20405, telephone 202–501–4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0096, Patents, in all correspondence. Dated: October 17, 2019. Janet Fry, Director, Federal Acquisition Policy Division, Office of Governmentwide Acquisition Policy, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of Governmentwide Policy. [FR Doc. 2019–23152 Filed 10–23–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Board of Scientific Counselors, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, (BSC, NCIPC) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the CDC announces the following meeting for the Board of Scientific Counselors, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, (BSC, NCIPC). This meeting is open to the public limited only by the space and ports available. The meeting room accommodates 70 participants and there will be 2,000 ports available. Due to the limited availability of meeting space, we are encouraging the pubic to please register using the link provided: https:// www.surveymonkey.com/r/TPPT2T2. There will be public comment periods at the end of each meeting day; from 3:35 p.m.–4:05 p.m. on December 4, 2019 and from 10:40 a.m.–10:55 a.m. on December 5, 2019. DATES: The meeting will be held on December 4, 2019, 9:00 a.m. to 4:40 p.m., EST and December 5, 2019, 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., EST. ADDRESSES: Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta— Buckhead, 3342 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30326 and via Teleconference: Dial-In Number: 1–800– 475–0522, Participant Code: 7074867. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gwendolyn H. Cattledge, Ph.D., M.S.E.H., Deputy Associate Director for Science, NCIPC, CDC, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Mailstop F–63, Atlanta, GA 30341, Telephone (770) 488–1430. Email address: ncipcbsc@cdc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose: The Board will: (1) Conduct, encourage, cooperate with, and assist khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:34 Oct 23, 2019 Jkt 250001 other appropriate public health authorities, scientific institutions, and scientists in the conduct of research, investigations, experiments, demonstrations, and studies relating to the causes, diagnosis, treatment, control, and prevention of physical and mental diseases, and other impairments; (2) assist States and their political subdivisions in preventing and suppressing communicable and noncommunicable diseases and other preventable conditions and in promoting health and well-being; and (3) conduct and assist in research and control activities related to injury. The Board of Scientific Counselors makes recommendations regarding policies, strategies, objectives, and priorities; and reviews progress toward injury prevention goals and provides evidence in injury prevention-related research and programs. The Board also provides advice on the appropriate balance of intramural and extramural research, the structure, progress and performance of intramural programs. The Board is designed to provide guidance on extramural scientific program matters, including the: (1) Review of extramural research concepts for funding opportunity announcements; (2) conduct of Secondary Peer Review of extramural research grants, cooperative agreements, and contracts applications received in response to the funding opportunity announcements as it relates to the Center’s programmatic balance and mission; (3) submission of secondary review recommendations to the Center Director of applications to be considered for funding support; (4) review of research portfolios, and (5) review of program proposals. Matters To Be Considered: The agenda will include Day One: Discussions on Lung Injury, Overdose Prevention Research Priorities Update, The Nation’s Opioid Crisis, Work Implementation for Workers and Employees (CDC/NIOSH), and a request for the establishment of an Opioid Workgroup. Day Two: The discussions will focus on The Importance of Accounting for Contextual Factors when Developing Strategies to address Health Inequities, Health Disparities among American Indian and Alaskan Native Population and Health Disparities Research Activities at CDC. Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate. The Director, Strategic Business Initiatives Unit, Office of the Chief Operating Officer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other committee management activities, for PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 57021 both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Kalwant Smagh, Director, Strategic Business Initiatives Unit, Office of the Chief Operating Officer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. 2019–23201 Filed 10–23–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services [CMS–3389–PN] Medicare Program; Application from Utilization Review Accreditation Commission for Initial CMS-Approval of Its Home Infusion Therapy Accreditation Program Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), HHS. ACTION: Proposed notice. AGENCY: This proposed notice acknowledges the receipt of an application from Utilization Review Accreditation Commission for initial recognition as a national accrediting organization for suppliers of home infusion therapy services that wish to participate in the Medicare program. Within 60 days of receipt of an organization’s complete application, the statute requires CMS to publish a notice that identifies the national accrediting body making the request, describes the nature of the request, and provides at least a 30-day public comment period. DATES: To be assured consideration, comments must be received at one of the addresses provided below, no later than 5 p.m. on November 25, 2019. ADDRESSES: In commenting, please refer to file code CMS–3389–PN. Because of staff and resource limitations, we cannot accept comments by facsimile (FAX) transmission. Comments, including mass comment submissions, must be submitted in one of the following three ways (please choose only one of the ways listed): 1. Electronically. You may submit electronic comments on this regulation to http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the ‘‘Submit a comment’’ instructions. 2. By regular mail. You may mail written comments to the following address ONLY: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services, Attention: CMS–3389–PN, P.O. Box 8016, Baltimore, MD 21244–8010. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\24OCN1.SGM 24OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 206 (Thursday, October 24, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 57020-57021]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-23152]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 9000-0096; Docket No. 2019-0003; Sequence No. 32]


Information Collection; Patents

AGENCY: Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration 
(GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995, and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
regulations, DoD, GSA, and NASA invite the public to comment on a 
revision and renewal concerning patents. DoD, GSA, and NASA invite 
comments on: Whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of Federal 
Government acquisitions, including whether the information will have 
practical utility; the accuracy of the estimate of the burden of the 
proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility, 
and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize 
the burden of the information collection on respondents, including the 
use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology. OMB has approved this information collection for use 
through January 31, 2020. DoD, GSA, and NASA propose that OMB extend 
its approval for use for three additional years beyond the current 
expiration date.

DATES: DoD, GSA, and NASA will consider all comments received by 
December 23, 2019.

ADDRESSES: DoD, GSA, and NASA invite interested persons to submit 
comments on this collection by either of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: This website provides the 
ability to type short comments directly into the comment field or 
attach a file for lengthier comments. Go to http://www.regulations.gov 
and follow the instructions on the site.
     Mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory 
Secretariat Division (MVCB), 1800 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20405. 
ATTN: Lois Mandell/IC 9000-0096, Patents.
    Instructions: All items submitted must cite Information Collection 
9000-0096, Patents. Comments received generally will be posted without 
change to http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal and/or 
business confidential information provided. To confirm receipt of your 
comment(s), please check www.regulations.gov, approximately two-to-
three days after submission to verify posting (except allow 30 days for 
posting of comments submitted by mail).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Zenaida Delgado, Procurement Analyst, 
at telephone 202-969-7207, or [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

A. OMB Control Number, Title, and Any Associated Form(s)

    9000-0096, Patents.

B. Need and Uses

    The patent coverage in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) subpart 
27.2 requires the contractor to report each notice of a claim of patent 
or copyright infringement that came to the contractor's attention in 
connection with performing a Government contract (FAR 52.227-2).
    The contractor is also required to report all royalties anticipated 
or paid in excess of $250 for the use of patented inventions by 
furnishing the name and address of licensor, date of license agreement, 
patent number, brief description of item or component, percentage or 
dollar rate of royalty per unit, unit price of contract item, and 
number of units (FAR 52.227-6, and 52.227-9).

C. Annual Burden

    Respondents: 158.
    Total Annual Responses: 158.
    Total Burden Hours: 238.
    Obtaining Copies: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information 
collection documents from the General Services Administration, 
Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB), 1800 F

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Street NW, Washington, DC 20405, telephone 202-501-4755. Please cite 
OMB Control No. 9000-0096, Patents, in all correspondence.

    Dated: October 17, 2019.
Janet Fry,
Director, Federal Acquisition Policy Division, Office of Governmentwide 
Acquisition Policy, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of 
Governmentwide Policy.
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