Performance Review Board, 56589-56590 [2020-20181]

Download as PDF khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 178 / Monday, September 14, 2020 / Notices the topics identified in the section on Matters to Be Considered. DATES: The announced meeting is scheduled for Thursday, October 1, 2020, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT and Friday, October 2, 2020, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT. ADDRESSES: This will be a virtual meeting. Information about how to participate will be posted to the OEAB website at http://oeab.noaa.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. David McKinnie, Designated Federal Officer, Ocean Exploration Advisory Board, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 7600 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115, (206) 526–6950. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NOAA established the OEAB under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) and legislation that gives the agency statutory authority to operate an ocean exploration program and to coordinate a national program of ocean exploration. The OEAB advises NOAA leadership on strategic planning, exploration priorities, competitive ocean exploration grant programs, and other matters as the NOAA Administrator requests. OEAB members represent government agencies, the private sector, academic institutions, and not-for-profit institutions involved in all facets of ocean exploration—from advanced technology to citizen exploration. In addition to advising NOAA leadership, NOAA expects the OEAB to help to define and develop a national program of ocean exploration—a network of stakeholders and partnerships advancing national priorities for ocean exploration. Matters to be Considered: The OEAB will discuss the following topics: (1) NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research program review and other updates; (2) the National Strategy for Mapping, Exploring, and Characterizing the United States Exclusive Economic Zone; (3) ocean exploration partnerships; (4) national ocean exploration priorities in the Pacific; and (5) other matters as described in the agenda. The agenda and other meeting materials will be made available on the OEAB website at http://oeab.noaa.gov. Status: The meeting will be open to the public with a 15-minute public comment period on Friday, October 2, 2020, from 3:00 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. EDT (please check the final agenda on the OEAB website to confirm the time). The public may listen to the meeting and provide comments during the public comment period via teleconference. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:51 Sep 11, 2020 Jkt 250001 Participation information will be on the meeting agenda on the OEAB website. The OEAB expects that public statements at its meetings will not be repetitive of previously submitted verbal or written statements. In general, each individual or group making a verbal presentation will be limited to three minutes. The Designated Federal Officer must receive written comments by September 28, 2020, to provide sufficient time for OEAB review. Written comments received after September 28, 2020, will be distributed to the OEAB but may not be reviewed prior to the meeting date. Special Accomodations: Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to the Designated Federal Officer by September 28, 2020. Dated: September 8, 2020. David Holst, Director Chief Financial Officer/CAO, Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 2020–20117 Filed 9–11–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–KA–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Telecommunications and Information Administration Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; NTIA internet Use Survey The Department of Commerce will submit the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, on or after the date of publication of this notice. We invite 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. Public comments were previously requested via the Federal Register on July 7, 2020 during a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. Agency: National Telecommunications and Information Administration. Title: NTIA internet Use Survey. OMB Control Number: 0660–0021. Form Number(s): None. Type of Request: Regular submission (Extension of a current information collection). PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 56589 Number of Respondents: 54,000 households. Estimated Time per Response: 10 minutes. Burden Hours: 9,000. Needs and Uses: Data from the NTIA internet Use Survey will be used to help inform federal policies related to digital inclusion and other internet-related issues. NTIA will use the data both in relevant publications and to help inform policymakers. Additionally, a public use dataset that protects respondent confidentiality will be created by the Census Bureau and made available by both agencies for use by researchers and other members of the public. Affected Public: Individuals and households. Frequency: Biennial. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. Legal Authority: 47 U.S.C. 902(b)(2)(M), (P). This information collection request may be viewed at www.reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view the Department of Commerce collections currently under review by OMB. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be submitted within 30 days of the publication of this notice on the following website www.reginfo.gov/ public/do/PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function and entering either the title of the collection or the OMB Control Number 0660–0021. Sheleen Dumas, Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Commerce Department. [FR Doc. 2020–20204 Filed 9–11–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–60–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE United States Patent and Trademark Office [Docket No. PTO–C–2020–0038] Performance Review Board United States Patent and Trademark Office, Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In conformance with the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announces the appointment of persons to serve as members of its Performance Review Board (PRB). The PRB reviews and makes recommendations concerning proposed SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\14SEN1.SGM 14SEN1 56590 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 178 / Monday, September 14, 2020 / Notices performance appraisals, ratings, bonuses, pay adjustments, and other appropriate personnel actions for incumbents of Senior Level and Senior Executive Service positions within USPTO. Office of Human Resources, United States Patent and Trademark Office, P.O. Box 1450, Alexandria, VA 22313–1450. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anne T. Mendez, Director, Human Capital Management, at 571–272–6173. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The membership of the USPTO’s PRB is as follows: Laura A. Peter, Chair, Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the USPTO Frederick W. Steckler, Vice Chair, Chief Administrative Officer, USPTO Andrew H. Hirshfeld, Commissioner for Patents, USPTO David S. Gooder, Commissioner for Trademarks, USPTO Dennis J. Hoffman, Chief Financial Officer, USPTO Henry J. Holcombe, Chief Information Officer, USPTO Nicholas T. Matich IV, Acting General Counsel, USPTO Shira Perlmutter, Chief Policy Officer and Director for International Affairs, USPTO Alternates Meryl L. Hershkowitz, Deputy Commissioner for Trademark Operations, USPTO Andrew I. Faile, Deputy Commissioner for Patents, USPTO ADDRESSES: Dated: September 3, 2020. Andrei Iancu, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office. [FR Doc. 2020–20181 Filed 9–11–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–20–P CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION [Docket No. CPSC–2010–0056] khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Extension of Approval of Information Collection; Comment Request—Safety Standard for Bicycle Helmets Consumer Product Safety Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC or Commission) requests comments on a SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:51 Sep 11, 2020 Jkt 250001 proposed extension of approval for a collection of information relating to the Safety Standard for Bicycle Helmets. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) previously approved the collection of information under control number 3041–0127. OMB’s most recent extension of approval will expire on December 31, 2020. The Commission will consider all comments received in response to this notice before requesting an extension of approval of this collection of information from OMB. DATES: Submit written or electronic comments on the collection of information by November 13, 2020. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by Docket No. CPSC–2010– 0056, by any of the following methods: Electronic Submissions: Submit electronic comments to the Federal eRulemaking Portal at: https:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. The CPSC does not accept comments submitted by electronic mail (email), except through https:// www.regulations.gov. The CPSC encourages you to submit electronic comments by using the Federal eRulemaking Portal, as described above. Mail/Hand Delivery/Courier Written Submissions: Submit comments by mail/hand delivery/courier to: Division of the Secretariat, Consumer Product Safety Commission, Room 820, 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814; telephone (301) 504–7479. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name and docket number for this notice. All comments received may be posted without change, including any personal identifiers, contact information, or other personal information provided, to: https://www.regulations.gov. Do not submit electronically confidential business information, trade secret information, or other sensitive or protected information that you do not want to be available to the public. If you wish to submit such information, please submit it according to the instructions for written submissions. Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received, go to: https:// www.regulations.gov, and insert the docket number, CPSC–2010–0056, into the ‘‘Search’’ box, and follow the prompts. Cynthia Gillham, Consumer Product Safety Commission, 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814; (301) 504–7791, or by email to: cgillham@ cpsc.gov. PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 CPSC seeks to renew the following collection of information: Title: Safety Standard for Bicycle Helmets. OMB Number: 3041–0127. Type of Review: Renewal of collection. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Affected Public: Manufacturers and importers of bicycle helmets. Estimated Number of Respondents: 38 manufacturers and importers will maintain test records of an estimated 200 models total annually, including older models and new models. Testing on bicycle helmets must be conducted for each new production lot and the test records must be maintained for 3 years. Estimated Time per Response: 200 hours/model to test 40 new models (including new prototypes) and an estimated 100 hours/model to test new production lots of 160 older models. Additionally, manufacturers and importers may require 4 hours annually per model for recordkeeping for approximately 200 models. Total Estimated Annual Burden: 24,800 hours (24,000 hours for testing and 800 hours for recordkeeping). General Description of Collection: In 1998, the Commission issued a safety standard for bicycle helmets (16 CFR part 1203). The standard includes requirements for labeling and instructions. The standard also requires that manufacturers and importers of bicycle helmets subject to the standard issue certificates of compliance based on a reasonable testing program. Every person issuing certificates of compliance must maintain certain records. Respondents must comply with the requirements in 16 CFR part 1203 for labeling and instructions, testing, certification, and recordkeeping. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Request for Comments The Commission solicits written comments from all interested persons about the proposed collection of information. The Commission specifically solicits information relevant to the following topics: • Whether the collection of information described above is necessary for the proper performance of the Commission’s functions, including whether the information would have practical utility; • Whether the estimated burden of the proposed collection of information is accurate; • Whether the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected could be enhanced; and • Whether the burden imposed by the collection of information could be E:\FR\FM\14SEN1.SGM 14SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 178 (Monday, September 14, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 56589-56590]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-20181]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

United States Patent and Trademark Office

[Docket No. PTO-C-2020-0038]


Performance Review Board

AGENCY: United States Patent and Trademark Office, Commerce.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In conformance with the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978, the 
United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announces the 
appointment of persons to serve as members of its Performance Review 
Board (PRB). The PRB reviews and makes recommendations concerning 
proposed

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performance appraisals, ratings, bonuses, pay adjustments, and other 
appropriate personnel actions for incumbents of Senior Level and Senior 
Executive Service positions within USPTO.

ADDRESSES: Office of Human Resources, United States Patent and 
Trademark Office, P.O. Box 1450, Alexandria, VA 22313-1450.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anne T. Mendez, Director, Human 
Capital Management, at 571-272-6173.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The membership of the USPTO's PRB is as 
follows:

Laura A. Peter, Chair, Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for 
Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the USPTO
Frederick W. Steckler, Vice Chair, Chief Administrative Officer, USPTO
Andrew H. Hirshfeld, Commissioner for Patents, USPTO
David S. Gooder, Commissioner for Trademarks, USPTO
Dennis J. Hoffman, Chief Financial Officer, USPTO
Henry J. Holcombe, Chief Information Officer, USPTO
Nicholas T. Matich IV, Acting General Counsel, USPTO
Shira Perlmutter, Chief Policy Officer and Director for International 
Affairs, USPTO Alternates
Meryl L. Hershkowitz, Deputy Commissioner for Trademark Operations, 
USPTO
Andrew I. Faile, Deputy Commissioner for Patents, USPTO

    Dated: September 3, 2020.
Andrei Iancu,
Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of 
the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
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