Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and approval; Comment Request; Certification and Agreement for the ESSER Fund Application, 60449 [2020-21205]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 187 / Friday, September 25, 2020 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No.: ED–2020–SCC–0077] Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and approval; Comment Request; Certification and Agreement for the ESSER Fund Application Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, Department of Education (ED). ACTION: Notice AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a revision of a currently approved collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before October 26, 2020. ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for proposed information collection requests should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/ do/PRAMain. Find this particular information collection request by selecting ‘‘Department of Education’’ under ‘‘Currently under Review,’’ then check ‘‘Only Show ICR for Public Comment’’ checkbox. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to collection activities, please contact Christopher Tate, 202–453–6047. 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 khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:25 Sep 24, 2020 Jkt 250001 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: Certification and Agreement for the ESSER Fund Application. OMB Control Number: 1810–0743. Type of Review: A revision of a currently approved collection. Respondents/Affected Public: State, Local, and Tribal Governments. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 1,952. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 76,653. Abstract: Under the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER Fund), the Department awards grants to State educational agencies (SEAs) 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). Dated: September 22, 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. 2020–21205 Filed 9–24–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Proposed Agency Information Collection Regarding Coordination of Federal Authorizations for Electric Transmission Facilities Office of Electricity, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The Department of Energy (DOE) invites public comment on a proposed extension of a collection of information that DOE is developing for submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Comments regarding this proposed information collection extension must be received on or before November 24, 2020. If you anticipate SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 60449 difficulty in submitting comments within that period, contact the person listed in ADDRESSES as soon as possible. ADDRESSES: Comments may be sent to Christopher A. Lawrence, Transmission Permitting and Technical Assistance, Office of Electricity, U.S. Department of Energy, Washington, DC, Christopher.lawrence@hq.doe.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Christopher A. Lawrence, at Christopher.Lawrence@hq.doe.gov or 202–586–5260. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This information collection request contains: (1) OMB No.: 1910–5185; (2) Information Collection Request Title: Coordination of Federal Authorizations for Electric Transmission Facilities; (3) Type of Request: Extension; (4) Purpose: To meet requirements found in Section 216(h)(4)(c) of the Federal Power Act directing DOE to establish a preapplication process for qualifying electric transmission projects requiring multiple Federal authorizations. Section 216(h)(3) also allows an applicant to seek assistance for non-qualifying projects. Data supplied will be used to support an Initiation Request necessary to begin DOE’s coordination assistance and must include, based on best available information, a Summary of Qualifying Project, Affected Environmental Resources and Impacts Summary, associated Maps, Geospatial Information, and Studies (provided in electronic format), and a Summary of Early Identification of Project Issues. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) 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) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) 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. This data will also be used to conduct audits and for enforcement purposes. There has been no collection under this authority since its inception. (5) Annual Estimated Number of Respondents: 5, as this collection is addressed to portion of the electric utility industry; (6) Annual Estimated Number of Burden Hours: 55 minutes E:\FR\FM\25SEN1.SGM 25SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

[Docket No.: ED-2020-SCC-0077]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the 
Office of Management and Budget for Review and approval; Comment 
Request; Certification and Agreement for the ESSER Fund Application

AGENCY: Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, 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 a currently approved collection.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
October 26, 2020.

ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for proposed 
information collection requests should be sent within 30 days of 
publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. Find 
this particular information collection request by selecting 
``Department of Education'' under ``Currently under Review,'' then 
check ``Only Show ICR for Public Comment'' checkbox.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to 
collection activities, please contact Christopher Tate, 202-453-6047.

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: Certification and Agreement for the ESSER Fund 
Application.
    OMB Control Number: 1810-0743.
    Type of Review: A revision of a currently approved collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: State, Local, and Tribal Governments.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 1,952.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 76,653.
    Abstract: Under the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency 
Relief Fund (ESSER Fund), the Department awards grants to State 
educational agencies (SEAs) 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).

    Dated: September 22, 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. 2020-21205 Filed 9-24-20; 8:45 am]
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