Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Annual Progress Reporting Form for the American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Services Program, 45600-45601 [2020-16353]

Download as PDF 45600 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 146 / Wednesday, July 29, 2020 / Notices TABLE 3—ANNUAL NON-HOUR COST BURDEN Item No. Item Filing Fees: 1–5 .......... 9 .............. Postage Fees: 1 .............. Total ........ Estimated cost ($) Estimated non-hour cost burden (a) (b) (a) × (b) = (c) Additional processing fee for application that does not meet TEAS Plus filing requirements, per Class. Petition to Amend Basis Post-Publication (TEAS Global) ............................. 172 $125.00 $21,500 779 100.00 77,900 Response to Office Action .............................................................................. 5 8.05 40 ......................................................................................................................... ........................ ........................ 99,440 Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits. IV. Request for Comments The USPTO is soliciting public comments to: (a) Evaluate 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) Evaluate the accuracy of the Agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) 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, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. All comments submitted in response to this notice are a matter of public record. USPTO will include or summarize each comment in the request to OMB to approve this information collection. Before including an address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in a comment, be aware that the entire comment— including personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you may ask in your comment to withhold personal identifying information from public view, USPTO cannot guarantee that it will be able to do so. Kimberly Hardy, Information Collections Officer, Office of the Chief Administrative Officer, United States Patent and Trademark Office. [FR Doc. 2020–16447 Filed 7–28–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–16–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 Estimated annual responses 17:23 Jul 28, 2020 Jkt 250001 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No.: ED–2020–SCC–0120] Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Annual Progress Reporting Form for the American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Services Program Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS), Department of Education (ED). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before September 28, 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–0120. 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. If the regulations.gov site is not available to the public for any reason, ED will temporarily accept comments at ICDocketMgr@ed.gov. Please include the docket ID number and the title of the information collection request when requesting documents or submitting comments. 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 Strategic Collections and Clearance Governance and Strategy Division, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Ave. SW, LBJ, Room 6W208D, Washington, DC 20202–8240. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 For specific questions related to collection activities, please contact August Martin, 202–245–7410. 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: Annual Progress Reporting Form for the American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Services Program. OMB Control Number: 1820–0655. Type of Review: A revision of an existing information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: State, Local and Tribal Organizations. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 86. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: E:\FR\FM\29JYN1.SGM 29JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 146 / Wednesday, July 29, 2020 / Notices Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 817. Abstract: The Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) of the U.S. Department of Education’s (ED) Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) will use this data collection form to capture the performance data form grantees funded under the American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Services (AIVRS) program (CFDA #84.250). RSA and ED will use the information gathered annually to: (a) Comply with reporting requirements under the Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) 34 CFR part 75.118, (b) measure performance on the program in accordance with the program indicators identified in the Government Performance Result Act (GPRA), and (c) provide information annually to Congress on activities conducted under this program. The proposed changes to the existing form will improve user friendliness, clarity of data element questions, and accuracy of data reported. These revisions are not significantly different from the original collection, but are proposed to provide clarity, consistency, and usability. In order to improve the user friendliness of the form, some sections were reorganized to enhance the natural flow of data collection. Data element questions were revised to improve clarity of the requests, which will result in accuracy of data being reported. On additional data element was inserted in order to ensure grantees remain compliant with regulatory requirements, but the additional data element is offset by the elimination and consolidation of other sections in this ICR. Additionally, ED had revised how it will collect survey data regarding the Training and Technical Needs of AIVRS projects and the entire section of the report is deleted to further reduces burden. The Training and Technical Needs assessment survey will not be conducted independent of the ICR. Dated: July 23, 2020. Kate Mullan, PRA Coordinator, Strategic Collections and Clearance Governance and Strategy Division, Office of Chief Data Officer, Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development. [FR Doc. 2020–16353 Filed 7–28–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:23 Jul 28, 2020 Jkt 250001 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No.: ED–2020–SCC–0124] Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Education Stabilization Fund— Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER) Recipient Data Collection Form Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE), Department of Education (ED). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a new information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before September 28, 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–0124. 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. If the regulations.gov site is not available to the public for any reason, ED will temporarily accept comments at ICDocketMgr@ed.gov. Please include the docket ID number and the title of the information collection request when requesting documents or submitting comments. 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 Strategic Collections and Clearance, Governance and Strategy Division, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Ave. SW, LBJ, Room 6W208D, Washington, DC 20202–8240. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to collection activities, please contact Gabriella Tanner, 202–453–6129, or email esserf@ ed.gov. 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 45601 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: Education Stabilization Fund—Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER) Recipient Data Collection Form. OMB Control Number: 1810–NEW. Type of Review: A new information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: State, Local and Tribal Organizations. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 14,656. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 44,248. Abstract: This information collection supports the annual collection of data pertaining to the uses of funds under the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER Fund). The Department ESSER awards grants to State educational agencies (SEAs) and analogous grants to Outlying Areas for the purpose of providing local educational agencies (LEAs), including charter schools that are LEAs, with emergency relief funds to address the impact that Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID–19) has had, and continues to have, on elementary and secondary schools across the nation. LEAs must provide equitable services to students and teachers in non-public schools as required under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). The information will be reviewed by Department employees to ensure that ESSER funds are used in accordance with Sec. 18003(d) of the CARES Act and will be shared with the public to promote transparency regarding the allocation and uses of funds. ESSER Reporting Requirements: Data collected through this information E:\FR\FM\29JYN1.SGM 29JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 146 (Wednesday, July 29, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 45600-45601]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-16353]


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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

[Docket No.: ED-2020-SCC-0120]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Annual 
Progress Reporting Form for the American Indian Vocational 
Rehabilitation Services Program

AGENCY: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services 
(OSERS), Department of Education (ED).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is 
proposing a revision of an existing information collection.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
September 28, 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-0120. 
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. If the regulations.gov 
site is not available to the public for any reason, ED will temporarily 
accept comments at [email protected]. Please include the docket ID 
number and the title of the information collection request when 
requesting documents or submitting comments. 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 Strategic Collections and Clearance Governance and 
Strategy Division, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Ave. SW, 
LBJ, Room 6W208D, Washington, DC 20202-8240.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to 
collection activities, please contact August Martin, 202-245-7410.

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: Annual Progress Reporting Form for the 
American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Services Program.
    OMB Control Number: 1820-0655.
    Type of Review: A revision of an existing information collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: State, Local and Tribal Organizations.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 86.

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    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 817.
    Abstract: The Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) of the 
U.S. Department of Education's (ED) Office of Special Education and 
Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) will use this data collection form to 
capture the performance data form grantees funded under the American 
Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Services (AIVRS) program (CFDA 
#84.250). RSA and ED will use the information gathered annually to: (a) 
Comply with reporting requirements under the Education Department 
General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) 34 CFR part 75.118, (b) 
measure performance on the program in accordance with the program 
indicators identified in the Government Performance Result Act (GPRA), 
and (c) provide information annually to Congress on activities 
conducted under this program.
    The proposed changes to the existing form will improve user 
friendliness, clarity of data element questions, and accuracy of data 
reported. These revisions are not significantly different from the 
original collection, but are proposed to provide clarity, consistency, 
and usability. In order to improve the user friendliness of the form, 
some sections were reorganized to enhance the natural flow of data 
collection. Data element questions were revised to improve clarity of 
the requests, which will result in accuracy of data being reported. On 
additional data element was inserted in order to ensure grantees remain 
compliant with regulatory requirements, but the additional data element 
is offset by the elimination and consolidation of other sections in 
this ICR. Additionally, ED had revised how it will collect survey data 
regarding the Training and Technical Needs of AIVRS projects and the 
entire section of the report is deleted to further reduces burden. The 
Training and Technical Needs assessment survey will not be conducted 
independent of the ICR.

    Dated: July 23, 2020.
Kate Mullan,
PRA Coordinator, Strategic Collections and Clearance Governance and 
Strategy Division, Office of Chief Data Officer, Office of Planning, 
Evaluation and Policy Development.
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