Standardized Format To Be Used for Both Interim and Final Progress Reporting, 36569-36570 [2020-13032]

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[FR Doc. 2020–13043 Filed 6–16–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–16–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No. ED–2020–SCC–0094] Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Report of Dispute Resolution Under Part C of the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act Department of Education (ED), Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS). 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 August 17, 2020. 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– 2020–SCC–0094. 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Written requests for information or comments submitted by postal mail or delivery should be addressed to the Director of the Strategic Collections and Clearance Governance khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:44 Jun 16, 2020 Jkt 250001 and Strategy Division, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Ave. SW, LBJ, Room 6W–208D, Washington, DC 20202–4537. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to collection activities, please contact Amy Bae, 202– 245–8272. 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: Report of Dispute Resolution Under Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. OMB Control Number: 1820–0678. Type of Review: An extension of an existing information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: State, Local, and Tribal Governments. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 56. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 2,240. Abstract: The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA; Pub. L. 108–446) directs the Secretary of Education to obtain data on the dispute resolution process described in Section 615 of the law. This package provides instructions and form necessary for States to report the number of written, signed complaints; mediation requests; and hearing requests and the status of these actions initiated during the PO 00000 Frm 00043 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 36569 reporting year with regards to children served under Part C of IDEA. The form satisfies reporting requirements and is used by OSEP to monitor SEAs and for Congressional and public reporting. No adjustments were made to this data collection therefore we anticipate no change in the response burden associated with this data collection. The Department of Education is interested in public comment addressing the COVID crisis. Specially, are there any considerations to these data collections due to the national emergency caused by the novel Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID–19). Please note that written comments received in response to this notice will be considered public records. Dated: June 11, 2020. Kate Mullan, PRA Coordinator, Strategic Collections and Clearance, Governance and Strategy Division, Office of Chief Data Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–12973 Filed 6–16–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P ELECTION ASSISTANCE COMMISSION Standardized Format To Be Used for Both Interim and Final Progress Reporting U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC). ACTION: Request for public comment on standardized EAC Progress Report (EAC–PR) format. AGENCY: The EAC Office of Grants Management (EAC/OGM) is responsible for distributing, monitoring, and providing technical assistance to states and grantees on the use of Federal funds. EAC/OGM also reports on how the funds are spent, negotiates indirect cost rates with grantees, and resolves audit findings on the use of Help America Vote Act (HAVA) funds. The EAC–PR has been developed for both interim and final progress reports for grants issued under HAVA authority. EAC received emergency clearance of its Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act report form due to the public health emergency posed by COVID19. This format builds upon that report for the separate grant awards given by EAC. DATES: Comments must be received by 5 p.m. EST on Monday, August 17, 2020. ADDRESSES: To view the proposed EAC– PR format, see: https://www.eac.gov/ payments-and-grants/reporting. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\17JNN1.SGM 17JNN1 36570 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 117 / Wednesday, June 17, 2020 / Notices be sent directly to HAVAFunding@ eac.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information on the EAC–PR, contact Kinza Ghaznavi, Office of Grants, Election Assistance Commission, HAVAFunding@eac.gov, (202) 400– 1086. All requests and submissions should be identified by the title of the information collection. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Description A ‘‘For Comment’’ version of the draft format for use in submission of interim and final Progress Reports is posted on the EAC website at: https:// www.eac.gov/payments-and-grants/ reporting. The PR will directly benefit award recipients by making it easier for them to administer Federal grant and cooperative agreement programs through standardization of the types of information required in progress reports—thereby reducing their administrative effort and costs. After obtaining and considering public comment, the EAC will prepare the format for final clearance. Comments are invited on (a) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected from respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and (b) 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. The EAC proposes to collect program progress data for HAVA grantees building upon the emergency approved form OMB Control No: 3265–0020 for the HAVA CARES Act Progress Reports. EAC will use this data to ensure grantees are proceeding in a satisfactory manner in meeting the approved goals and purpose of the project. The requirement for grantees to report on performance is OMB grants policy. Specific citations are contained in part 200, ‘‘Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards.’’ Respondents: All EAC grantees and state governments. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES EAC grant 251 ............... 101 ............... 2018 ............. CARES ......... Total number of respondents Instrument EAC–PR EAC–PR EAC–PR EAC–PR Total ...... Total number of responses per year Average burden hours per response Annual burden hours ................................................................................ ................................................................................ ................................................................................ ................................................................................ 56 56 56 56 2 2 2 *3 1 1 1 1 112 112 112 168 ............................................................................................... ........................ ........................ ........................ 504 Amanda Joiner, Associate Counsel, U.S. Election Assistance Commission. [FR Doc. 2020–13032 Filed 6–16–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–KF–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Notice of Orders Issued under Section 3 of the Natural Gas Act During April 2020 Office of Fossil Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of orders. AGENCY: FE Docket Nos. Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC. Commonwealth Lng, LLC ...... West Texas Gas, Inc ............. Sacramento Municipal Utility District. Brookfield Renewable Trading and Marketing LP. S.D. Sunnyland Enterprises, Inc. New York State Electric & Gas Corporation. Esco del Noroeste LLC ......... IGI Resources Inc ................. Pilot Power Group, LLC ........ 19–125–LNG. 19–134–LNG. 20–32–NG. 20–34–NG. 20–22–NG. 20–35–LNG. 20–36–NG. 20–39–NG. 20–38–NG. 20–37–NG; 19–15– NG. The Office of Fossil Energy (FE) of the Department of Energy gives notice that during April 2020, it issued orders granting authority to import and export natural gas, to import and export liquefied natural gas (LNG), and to vacate prior authorization. These orders SUMMARY: FE Docket Nos. JM & RAL Energy Inc ........... Cheniere Marketing, LLC and Corpus Christi Liquefaction, LLC. 20–30–NG; 18–102– NG. 19–124–LNG. are summarized in the attached appendix and may be found on the FE website at https://www.energy.gov/fe/ listing-doefe-authorizationsordersissued-2020. They are also available for inspection and copying in the U.S. Department of Energy (FE–34), Division of Natural Gas Regulation, Office of Regulation, Analysis, and Engagement, Office of Fossil Energy, Docket Room 3E–033, Forrestal Building, 1000 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20585, (202) 586–9387. The Docket Room is open between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Signed in Washington, DC, on June 12, 2020. Amy Sweeney, Director, Office of Regulation, Analysis, and Engagement Office of Oil and Natural Gas. Appendix khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES DOE/FE ORDERS GRANTING IMPORT/EXPORT AUTHORIZATIONS 4523; 4237–A ... 04/07/20 20–30–NG; 18– 102–NG. JM & RAL Energy Inc ........ 4519 .................. 04/14/20 19–124–LNG ......... 4520 .................. 04/14/20 19–125–LNG ......... Cheniere Marketing, LLC and Corpus Christi Liquefaction, LLC. Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:44 Jun 16, 2020 Jkt 250001 PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Order 4523 granting blanket authority to export natural gas to Mexico, and vacating prior authorization (Order 4237–A). Order 4519 granting long-term authority to export LNG to Free Trade Agreement Nations. Order 4520 granting long-term authority to export LNG to Free Trade Agreement Nations. E:\FR\FM\17JNN1.SGM 17JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 117 (Wednesday, June 17, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 36569-36570]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-13032]


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ELECTION ASSISTANCE COMMISSION


Standardized Format To Be Used for Both Interim and Final 
Progress Reporting

AGENCY: U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC).

ACTION: Request for public comment on standardized EAC Progress Report 
(EAC-PR) format.

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SUMMARY: The EAC Office of Grants Management (EAC/OGM) is responsible 
for distributing, monitoring, and providing technical assistance to 
states and grantees on the use of Federal funds. EAC/OGM also reports 
on how the funds are spent, negotiates indirect cost rates with 
grantees, and resolves audit findings on the use of Help America Vote 
Act (HAVA) funds. The EAC-PR has been developed for both interim and 
final progress reports for grants issued under HAVA authority. EAC 
received emergency clearance of its Coronavirus Aid, Relief and 
Economic Security (CARES) Act report form due to the public health 
emergency posed by COVID19. This format builds upon that report for the 
separate grant awards given by EAC.

DATES: Comments must be received by 5 p.m. EST on Monday, August 17, 
2020.

ADDRESSES: To view the proposed EAC-PR format, see: https://www.eac.gov/payments-and-grants/reporting. Written comments and 
recommendations for the proposed information collection should

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be sent directly to [email protected].

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information on the EAC-PR, contact 
Kinza Ghaznavi, Office of Grants, Election Assistance Commission, 
[email protected], (202) 400-1086.
    All requests and submissions should be identified by the title of 
the information collection.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Description

    A ``For Comment'' version of the draft format for use in submission 
of interim and final Progress Reports is posted on the EAC website at: 
https://www.eac.gov/payments-and-grants/reporting. The PR will directly 
benefit award recipients by making it easier for them to administer 
Federal grant and cooperative agreement programs through 
standardization of the types of information required in progress 
reports--thereby reducing their administrative effort and costs.
    After obtaining and considering public comment, the EAC will 
prepare the format for final clearance. Comments are invited on (a) 
ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information 
collected from respondents, including through the use of automated 
collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and (b) 
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.
    The EAC proposes to collect program progress data for HAVA grantees 
building upon the emergency approved form OMB Control No: 3265-0020 for 
the HAVA CARES Act Progress Reports. EAC will use this data to ensure 
grantees are proceeding in a satisfactory manner in meeting the 
approved goals and purpose of the project.
    The requirement for grantees to report on performance is OMB grants 
policy. Specific citations are contained in part 200, ``Uniform 
Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements 
for Federal Awards.''
    Respondents: All EAC grantees and state governments.

                                             Annual Burden Estimates
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                                                                   Total number   Average burden
        EAC grant               Instrument         Total number    of responses      hours per     Annual burden
                                                  of respondents     per year        response          hours
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251.....................  EAC-PR................              56               2               1             112
101.....................  EAC-PR................              56               2               1             112
2018....................  EAC-PR................              56               2               1             112
CARES...................  EAC-PR................              56             * 3               1             168
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    Total...............  ......................  ..............  ..............  ..............             504
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Amanda Joiner,
Associate Counsel, U.S. Election Assistance Commission.
[FR Doc. 2020-13032 Filed 6-16-20; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6820-KF-P