Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Report of the Randolph-Sheppard Vending Facility Program, 49362-49363 [2020-17715]

Download as PDF 49362 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 157 / Thursday, August 13, 2020 / Notices identify and communicate practices that result in improved student engagement, academic achievement, graduation rates, and workforce preparedness, and reinforce federal efforts to increase energy independence and economic security. Dated: August 10, 2020. Stephanie Valentine, PRA Coordinator, Strategic Collections and Clearance, Governance and Strategy Division, Office of Chief Data Officer, Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development. [FR Doc. 2020–17697 Filed 8–12–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Service Contract Inventory for Fiscal Years (FY) 2017 and 2018 Office of Finance and Operations, Department of Education. ACTION: Notice of availability—FY 2017 and FY 2018 service contract inventory. 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SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before October 13, 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–0132. 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 Christine Grassman, 202–245–6973. 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 DATES: E:\FR\FM\13AUN1.SGM 13AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 157 / Thursday, August 13, 2020 / Notices 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 the Randolph-Sheppard Vending Facility Program. OMB Control Number: 1820–0009. Type of Review: An extension of an existing information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: State, Local and Tribal Organizations. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 51. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 689. Abstract: The licensing and operation of vending facilities by blind vendors under the Act is supported by a combination of VR program funds, state appropriations, Federal vending machine income, and levied set asides from vendors. It provides persons who are blind with remunerative employment and self-support through the operation of vending facilities on Federal and other property. The program recruits qualified individuals who are blind, trains them on the management and operation of small business enterprises, and then licenses qualified blind vendors to operate the facilities. As required by 20 U.S.C. 107a(6)(a), the Secretary of Education, through the Commissioner of the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA), conducts periodic evaluations of the programs authorized under the Act. In addition, section 107b(4) requires entities designated as the SLA to make such reports in such form and containing such information as the Secretary may from time to time require. The information to be collected is a necessary component of the evaluation process and forms the basis for annual reporting to the Department. The data are also used to understand the distribution type and profitability of vending facilities throughout the country. Such information is useful in providing technical assistance to SLAs and property managers and in monitoring the implementation of the program. The Code of Federal Regulations, at 34 CFR 395.8, specifies that vending machine income received by the state from Federal property managers can be distributed to blind vendors in an amount not to exceed the national average income for blind vendors. This amount is determined through data collected by the RSA–15: Report of Randolph-Sheppard Vending Facility Program. In addition, the collection of information ensures the provision and transparency of activities VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:16 Aug 12, 2020 Jkt 250001 referenced in 34 CFR 395.12 related to disclosure of program and financial information and assists with the requirement in 34 CFR 395.11 regarding the provision of training. Dated: August 10, 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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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 157 (Thursday, August 13, 2020)]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

[Docket No. ED-2020-SCC-0132]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Report 
of the Randolph-Sheppard Vending Facility 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 an extension to an existing information collection.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
October 13, 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-0132. 
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 Christine Grassman, 202-245-6973.

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

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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 the Randolph-Sheppard Vending 
Facility Program.
    OMB Control Number: 1820-0009.
    Type of Review: An extension of an existing information collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: State, Local and Tribal Organizations.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 51.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 689.
    Abstract: The licensing and operation of vending facilities by 
blind vendors under the Act is supported by a combination of VR program 
funds, state appropriations, Federal vending machine income, and levied 
set asides from vendors. It provides persons who are blind with 
remunerative employment and self-support through the operation of 
vending facilities on Federal and other property. The program recruits 
qualified individuals who are blind, trains them on the management and 
operation of small business enterprises, and then licenses qualified 
blind vendors to operate the facilities. As required by 20 U.S.C. 
107a(6)(a), the Secretary of Education, through the Commissioner of the 
Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA), conducts periodic 
evaluations of the programs authorized under the Act. In addition, 
section 107b(4) requires entities designated as the SLA to make such 
reports in such form and containing such information as the Secretary 
may from time to time require. The information to be collected is a 
necessary component of the evaluation process and forms the basis for 
annual reporting to the Department. The data are also used to 
understand the distribution type and profitability of vending 
facilities throughout the country. Such information is useful in 
providing technical assistance to SLAs and property managers and in 
monitoring the implementation of the program. The Code of Federal 
Regulations, at 34 CFR 395.8, specifies that vending machine income 
received by the state from Federal property managers can be distributed 
to blind vendors in an amount not to exceed the national average income 
for blind vendors. This amount is determined through data collected by 
the RSA-15: Report of Randolph-Sheppard Vending Facility Program. In 
addition, the collection of information ensures the provision and 
transparency of activities referenced in 34 CFR 395.12 related to 
disclosure of program and financial information and assists with the 
requirement in 34 CFR 395.11 regarding the provision of training.

    Dated: August 10, 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. 2020-17715 Filed 8-12-20; 8:45 am]
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