Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program, 40620-40621 [2020-14562]

Download as PDF 40620 Notices Federal Register Vol. 85, No. 130 Tuesday, July 7, 2020 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency statements of organization and functions are examples of documents appearing in this section. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–41–2020] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 22— Chicago, Illinois; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Volflex, Inc.; Correction The Federal Register notice published on June 30, 2020 (85 FR 39163), for the notification of proposed production activity submitted to the FTZ Board on behalf of Volflex, Inc., located in Mokena, Illinois, is corrected as follows: In paragraph 3, the range of duty rates listed at the end of the second sentence should read: ‘‘(duty rate ranges from duty-free to 3.7%)’’. For further information, contact Juanita Chen at juanita.chen@trade.gov or 202–482–1378. Dated: June 30, 2020. Elizabeth Whiteman, Acting Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–14590 Filed 7–6–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC) Public Meeting International Trade Administration, Commerce (DOC). ACTION: Notice of an open meeting of a Federal advisory committee. AGENCY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a meeting of the Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC). DATES: The meeting is scheduled for July 21, 2020, from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). The deadline for members of the public to jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:59 Jul 06, 2020 Jkt 250001 register or to submit written comments for dissemination prior to the meeting is 5:00 p.m. EDT on Friday, July 10, 2020. ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place virtually via Webex. To register and obtain call-in information, or submit comments, please contact: Mr. Adam O’Malley, Office of Energy & Environmental Industries (OEEI), International Trade Administration, via email: Adam.OMalley@trade.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Adam O’Malley, Office of Energy & Environmental Industries (OEEI), International Trade Administration, via phone or email: 202–482–4850, Adam.OMalley@trade.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting will take place virtually on July 21, 2020, from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. EDT. The general meeting is open to the public, and time will be permitted for public comment from 2:45–3:00 p.m. EDT. Members of the public seeking to attend the meeting are required to register in advance. Those interested in attending must provide notification by Friday, July 10, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. EDT, via the contact information provided above. Written comments concerning ETTAC affairs are welcome any time before or after the meeting. To be considered during the meeting, written comments must be received by Friday, July 10, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. EDT to ensure transmission to the members before the meeting. Minutes will be available within 30 days of this meeting. Topics to be considered: At this final meeting of the current (2018–2020) ETTAC charter, the ETTAC will present its recommendations to senior officials from the U.S. Department of Commerce, then interagency representatives of the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee’s Environmental Trade Working Group (TPCC ETWG) will respond to the recommendations that the ETTAC presented. The meeting will be co-chaired by senior officials from the International Trade Administration and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The ETTAC’s recommendation letters can be found atwww.export.gov/ ettac. The recommendations were developed by the ETTAC’s three subcommittees: Trade Policy and Trade Negotiations, Trade Promotion and Export Market Development, and Cooperation on Standards, Certifications and Regulations. OEEI will make the PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 final agenda available to the public one week prior to the meeting. Please email Adam.OMalley@trade.gov for a copy. Background: The ETTAC is mandated by Section 2313(c) of the Export Enhancement Act of 1988, as amended, 15 U.S.C. 4728(c), to advise the Environmental Trade Working Group of the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee, through the Secretary of Commerce, on the development and administration of programs to expand U.S. exports of environmental technologies, goods, services, and products. The ETTAC was most recently re-chartered through August 16, 2020. Dated: June 29, 2020. Man Cho, Deputy Director, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries. [FR Doc. 2020–14338 Filed 7–6–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of information collection, request for comment. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB. DATES: To ensure consideration, comments regarding this proposed information collection must be received on or before September 8, 2020. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments to Adrienne Thomas, NOAA PRA Officer, at Adrienne.thomas@noaa.gov. Please SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\07JYN1.SGM 07JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 130 / Tuesday, July 7, 2020 / Notices reference OMB Control Number 0648– 0432 in the subject line of your comments. Do not submit Confidential Business Information or otherwise sensitive or protected information. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or specific questions related to collection activities should be directed to Seaberry Nachbar, Nancy Foster Scholarship Program Manager, NOAA, 99 Pacific Street, Monterey, CA 93940, 831–647– 4204, Seaberry.Nachbar@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries administers the Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program which recognizes outstanding achievement in master’s and doctoral degrees in oceanography, marine biology, or maritime archaeology—this can include but is not limited to ocean and/or coastal: Engineering, social science, marine education, marine stewardship, resource management disciplines—and particularly to encourage women and members of minority groups to apply. The scholarship supports independent graduate level research through financial support of graduate degrees in such fields. Gender and minority status are not considered when selecting award recipients. However, special outreach efforts are employed to solicit applications from women and members of minority groups. Scholarships are distributed by disciplines, institutions, and geography, and by degree sought, with selections within distributions based on financial need, the potential for success in a graduate level studies program (academic achievement), and the potential for achieving research and career goals. Data collection in the form of a full application, letters of recommendation, grade point average documents, research outline, a letter of financial need statement, and a declaration statement are all required to apply for the scholarship. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES II. Method of Collection Information is collected through an application submission, either electronically through the Grants.gov platform or if internet is not available, applicants may submit applications via mail. III. Data OMB Control Number: 0648–0432. Form Number(s): SF–424 Type of Review: Regular (extension of an approved collection). Affected Public: Individuals. Estimated Number of Respondents: 190. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:59 Jul 06, 2020 Jkt 250001 Estimated Time per Response: Application and transcripts: 8 hours; Letters of recommendation: 45 minutes; Biographical sketch and photograph of awardees: 1 hour; Annual progress reports: 4 hours; Pre- and postevaluations and exit interview: 10 minutes each. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 570 burden hours Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $3,800. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary Legal Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1445c–1 and 16 U.S.C. 1445c. IV. Request for Comments We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department/Bureau to: (a) Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is necessary for the proper functions of the Department, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the time and cost burden for this proposed collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) Evaluate ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of public record. We will include or summarize each comment in our request to OMB to approve this information collection request (ICR). Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you may ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Sheleen Dumas, Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Commerce Department. [FR Doc. 2020–14562 Filed 7–6–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–NK–P PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 40621 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XA255] Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. AGENCY: The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will hold a meeting. DATES: The meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 22, 2020, from 9 a.m. through 5:30 p.m. and Thursday, July 23, 2020, from 8:30 a.m. through 4 p.m. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for agenda details. ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place over webinar with a telephone-only connection option. Details on how to connect to the webinar by computer and by telephone will be available at: http:// www.mafmc.org/ssc. Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674–2331; website: www.mafmc.org. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher M. Moore, Ph.D., Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, telephone: (302) 526–5255. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of this meeting is to make multi-year acceptable biological catch (ABC) recommendations for Atlantic surfclam, ocean quahog, longfin squid, and butterfish based on the results of the recently completed management track stock assessment updates. The SSC will recommend 2021–26 ABC specifications for Atlantic surfclam and ocean quahog; 2021–23 ABC specifications for longfin squid; and 2021–22 ABC specifications for butterfish. The SSC will also review the most recent survey and fishery data and the previously recommended 2021 ABC for Atlantic mackerel, bluefish, summer flounder, scup, and black sea bass. For summer flounder, scup, and black sea bass, the SSC will consider revising the 2021 ABC recommendation utilizing the new risk policy recently approved by the Council. The SSC will also review and provide feedback on ongoing Council actions, including the Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Commercial/Recreational Allocation SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\07JYN1.SGM 07JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 130 (Tuesday, July 7, 2020)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment 
Request; Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program

AGENCY: National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of information collection, request for comment.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), invites the general public and other 
Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information 
collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information 
collection requirements and minimize the public's reporting burden. The 
purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment 
preceding submission of the collection to OMB.

DATES: To ensure consideration, comments regarding this proposed 
information collection must be received on or before September 8, 2020.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments to 
Adrienne Thomas, NOAA PRA Officer, at [email protected]. Please

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reference OMB Control Number 0648-0432 in the subject line of your 
comments. Do not submit Confidential Business Information or otherwise 
sensitive or protected information.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
specific questions related to collection activities should be directed 
to Seaberry Nachbar, Nancy Foster Scholarship Program Manager, NOAA, 99 
Pacific Street, Monterey, CA 93940, 831-647-4204, 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    NOAA's Office of National Marine Sanctuaries administers the Dr. 
Nancy Foster Scholarship Program which recognizes outstanding 
achievement in master's and doctoral degrees in oceanography, marine 
biology, or maritime archaeology--this can include but is not limited 
to ocean and/or coastal: Engineering, social science, marine education, 
marine stewardship, resource management disciplines--and particularly 
to encourage women and members of minority groups to apply. The 
scholarship supports independent graduate level research through 
financial support of graduate degrees in such fields. Gender and 
minority status are not considered when selecting award recipients. 
However, special outreach efforts are employed to solicit applications 
from women and members of minority groups. Scholarships are distributed 
by disciplines, institutions, and geography, and by degree sought, with 
selections within distributions based on financial need, the potential 
for success in a graduate level studies program (academic achievement), 
and the potential for achieving research and career goals. Data 
collection in the form of a full application, letters of 
recommendation, grade point average documents, research outline, a 
letter of financial need statement, and a declaration statement are all 
required to apply for the scholarship.

II. Method of Collection

    Information is collected through an application submission, either 
electronically through the Grants.gov platform or if internet is not 
available, applicants may submit applications via mail.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0648-0432.
    Form Number(s): SF-424
    Type of Review: Regular (extension of an approved collection).
    Affected Public: Individuals.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 190.
    Estimated Time per Response: Application and transcripts: 8 hours; 
Letters of recommendation: 45 minutes; Biographical sketch and 
photograph of awardees: 1 hour; Annual progress reports: 4 hours; Pre- 
and post-evaluations and exit interview: 10 minutes each.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 570 burden hours
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $3,800.
    Respondent's Obligation: Voluntary
    Legal Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1445c-1 and 16 U.S.C. 1445c.

IV. Request for Comments

    We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department/Bureau 
to: (a) Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is 
necessary for the proper functions of the Department, including whether 
the information will have practical utility; (b) Evaluate the accuracy 
of our estimate of the time and cost burden for this proposed 
collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions 
used; (c) Evaluate ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of 
the information to be collected; and (d) Minimize the reporting burden 
on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology.
    Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of 
public record. We will include or summarize each comment in our request 
to OMB to approve this information collection request (ICR). Before 
including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal 
identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your 
entire comment--including your personal identifying information--may be 
made publicly available at any time. While you may ask us in your 
comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public 
review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.

Sheleen Dumas,
Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information 
Officer, Commerce Department.
[FR Doc. 2020-14562 Filed 7-6-20; 8:45 am]
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