Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 66312-66313 [2020-23106]

Download as PDF jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES 66312 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 202 / Monday, October 19, 2020 / Notices Sciences, 6000 6th Street, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060, ATTN: Dr. Alisha Ness, or call 703–545–2398. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title; Associated Form; and OMB Number: ARI Game Evaluation; OMB Control Number 0702–XXXX. Needs and Uses: This information collection will follow best practices in assessment development by collecting feedback about the ease of use, clarity, and usability from individuals who complete the Systems Thinking Abilities game and by collecting demographic information about those individuals to ensure they are similar to the intended end users. The game players are freelance workers from Amazon’s Mechanical Turk (MTurk) site who will be paid to play the Systems Thinking Abilities game and respond to the questions included in this information collection. Participants will be master Amazon MTurk workers (workers that demonstrate excellence in a range of MTurk tasks) with a minimum age of 18 years old and a maximum age of 55 years old with normal color vision. Participants will be located in the United States and high school graduates. Respondents will not be sent invitations to participate, instead they can sign up to participate through the MTurk website. Each participant will complete the Systems Thinking Abilities game, the evaluation questions and the demographic information using his or her computer from a location of his or her choice. The ARI Game Evaluation Form will be linked through the MTurk site and responses will be entered and returned online. Once participants complete their assigned section(s) they will be paid for their time through MTurk. Data will be analyzed following completion of data collection activities. Evaluation Questions: Participants will respond to a series of multiple choice and open-ended questions to capture their experience with the Systems Thinking Abilities game. These questions are included on the ARI Game Evaluation Form. The collected data will be retrieved and processed by Personnel Decisions Research Institutes (PDRI), a contractor working for ARI. Summary statistics will be generated and the open-ended feedback will be content coded. The information collected on participant feedback will be used to identify modifications needed to the software to improve the clarity or ease of use. Findings will be documented in a technical report. Demographic Questions: Participants will complete questions through an online survey format regarding VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:05 Oct 16, 2020 Jkt 253001 demographics and background experiences. Demographic questions include age, gender, ethnicity, race, education attainment, and experience questions related to past experience with computer technology. These questions are included on the ARI Game Evaluation Form. The collected data will be retrieved and processed by PDRI. The demographic information will be documented in a technical report describing the initial testing. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Annual Burden Hours: 23.3. Number of Respondents: 100. Responses per Respondent: 1. Annual Responses: 100. Average Burden per Response: 14 minutes. Frequency: One-time collection. The U.S. Army Research Institute for the Behavioral and Social Sciences (ARI) is developing an innovative gamebased assessment to evaluate an individual’s systems thinking abilities. Systems thinking is important for job success in areas such as cyber security, engineering, and mission planning. As an assessment, the Systems Thinking Abilities game needs to be evaluated to ensure it measures what is intended and relates to performance in jobs that require systems thinking. This Information Collection will follow best practices in assessment development by collecting feedback about the ease of use, clarity, and usability from individuals who complete the Systems Thinking Abilities game and by collecting demographic information about those individuals to ensure they are similar to the intended end users. Dated: October 14, 2020. Morgan E. Park, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2020–23093 Filed 10–16–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3710–08–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary of Defense [Docket ID: DOD–2020–OS–0085] Proposed Collection; Comment Request Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), DoD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Defense Threat Reduction Agency announces a proposed public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Comments are invited on: 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; the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by December 18, 2020. You may submit comments, identified by docket number and title, by any of the following methods: Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Mail: The Department of Defense (DoD) cannot receive written comments at this time due to the COVID–19 pandemic. Comments should be sent electronically to the docket listed above. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name, docket number and title for this Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the public is to make these submissions available for public viewing on the internet at http:// www.regulations.gov as they are received without change, including any personal identifiers or contact information. ADDRESSES: To request more information on this proposed information collection or to obtain a copy of the proposal and associated collection instruments, please write to the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Stop 6210, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060–6201 Attn: LCDR James D. Franks, USN; or call (800) 462–3683. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title; Associated Form; and OMB Number: Nuclear Test Personnel Review Forms; DTRA Form 150, DTRA Form 150A, DTRA Form 150B, DTRA Form 150C, DTRA Form 150D, DTRA Form 150E; OMB Control Number 0704–0447. Needs and Uses: The information collection requirement is necessary to provide recognition, verify participation, and/or collect irradiation scenario information from nuclear test participants to perform radiation dose assessments. This information is used to award the Atomic Veterans Service Certificate (AVSC) to eligible veterans FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: E:\FR\FM\19OCN1.SGM 19OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 202 / Monday, October 19, 2020 / Notices and to process claims submitted by veterans seeking radiogenic disease compensation from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and/or the Department of Justice (DOJ). This information may also be used in approved veteran epidemiology studies that study the health impact of nuclear tests on U.S. veterans. Respondents include Veterans and civilian test participants, and their representatives, who apply for the AVSC or file radiogenic disease compensation claims with the VA or DOJ and require information from the Department of Defense. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Annual Burden Hours: 94.5. Number of Respondents: 163. Responses per Respondent: 1. Annual Responses: 163. Average Burden per Response: 1 Hour. Frequency: On occasion. Veterans and their representatives routinely contact DTRA (by phone and mail) to request information regarding participation in U.S atmospheric nuclear testing or apply for the AVSC. A release form is required to certify the identity of the request and authorize the release of Privacy Act information (to the veteran or a 3rd party). DTRA is also required to collect irradiation scenario information from nuclear test participants to accurately determine their radiation dose assessment. Dated: October 14, 2020. Morgan E. Park, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2020–23106 Filed 10–16–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary [Docket ID: DOD–2020–OS–0086] Proposed Collection; Comment Request Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency, DoD. ACTION: Information collection notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency announces a proposed public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments are invited on: whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:05 Oct 16, 2020 Jkt 253001 information shall have practical utility; the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by December 18, 2020. You may submit comments, identified by docket number and title, by any of the following methods: Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Mail: The Department of Defense (DoD) cannot receive written comments at this time due to the COVID–19 pandemic. Comments should be sent electronically to the docket listed above. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name, docket number and title for this Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the public is to make these submissions available for public viewing on the internet at http:// www.regulations.gov as they are received without change, including any personal identifiers or contact information. ADDRESSES: To request more information on this proposed information collection or to obtain a copy of the proposal and associated collection instruments, please write to Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency, 27130 Telegraph Road, Quantico, VA 22134; ATTN: Ms. Eleanor Rempfer or call (571) 305–6392. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title; Associated Form; and OMB Number: National Industrial Security System (NISS) OMB Control Number 0704–0571. Needs and Uses: The information collection requirement is necessary for DCSA to oversee the National Industrial Security Program (NISP) pursuant to Executive Order 12829. The National Industrial Security System (NISS) is the repository of records related to the maintenance of information pertaining to contractor facility security clearances (FCL) and contractor capabilities to protect classified information in its possession. Affected Public: Business or Other For-Profit, Federal Government, and Not-For-Profit Institutions. Annual Burden Hours: 11,671. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 66313 Number of Respondents: 11,671. Responses per Respondent: 1. Annual Responses: 11,671. Average Burden per Response: 60 minutes. Frequency: On occasion. Dated: October 14, 2020. Morgan E. Park, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2020–23096 Filed 10–16–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary [Docket ID: DOD–2020–OS–0062] Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Office of the Secretary of Defense, DoD. ACTION: 30-Day information collection notice. AGENCY: The Department of Defense has submitted to OMB for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act. DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by November 18, 2020. SUMMARY: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Angela James, 571–372–7574, or whs.mc-alex.esd.mbx.dd-dodinformation-collections@mail.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title; Associated Form; and OMB Number: Generic Clearance for Improving Customer Experience (OMB Circular A–11, Section 280 Implementation); OMB Control Number 0704–XXXX. Type of Request: New. Number of Respondents: 300,000. Responses per Respondent: 1. Annual Responses: 300,000. Average Burden per Response: 10 minutes. Annual Burden Hours: 50,000. Needs and Uses: Whether seeking a loan, Social Security benefits, veteran’s benefits, or other services provided by the Federal Government, individuals and businesses expect Government ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\19OCN1.SGM 19OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 202 (Monday, October 19, 2020)]
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[FR Doc No: 2020-23106]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary of Defense

[Docket ID: DOD-2020-OS-0085]


Proposed Collection; Comment Request

AGENCY: Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), DoD.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
Defense Threat Reduction Agency announces a proposed public information 
collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments 
are invited on: 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; the 
accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed 
information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and 
clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the 
burden of the information collection on respondents, including through 
the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of 
information technology.

DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by December 
18, 2020.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number and 
title, by any of the following methods:
    Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the 
instructions for submitting comments.
    Mail: The Department of Defense (DoD) cannot receive written 
comments at this time due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Comments should be 
sent electronically to the docket listed above.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency 
name, docket number and title for this Federal Register document. The 
general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the 
public is to make these submissions available for public viewing on the 
internet at http://www.regulations.gov as they are received without 
change, including any personal identifiers or contact information.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request more information on this 
proposed information collection or to obtain a copy of the proposal and 
associated collection instruments, please write to the Defense Threat 
Reduction Agency, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Stop 6210, Fort Belvoir, 
VA 22060-6201 Attn: LCDR James D. Franks, USN; or call (800) 462-3683.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title; Associated Form; and OMB Number: Nuclear Test Personnel 
Review Forms; DTRA Form 150, DTRA Form 150A, DTRA Form 150B, DTRA Form 
150C, DTRA Form 150D, DTRA Form 150E; OMB Control Number 0704-0447.
    Needs and Uses: The information collection requirement is necessary 
to provide recognition, verify participation, and/or collect 
irradiation scenario information from nuclear test participants to 
perform radiation dose assessments. This information is used to award 
the Atomic Veterans Service Certificate (AVSC) to eligible veterans

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and to process claims submitted by veterans seeking radiogenic disease 
compensation from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and/or the 
Department of Justice (DOJ). This information may also be used in 
approved veteran epidemiology studies that study the health impact of 
nuclear tests on U.S. veterans. Respondents include Veterans and 
civilian test participants, and their representatives, who apply for 
the AVSC or file radiogenic disease compensation claims with the VA or 
DOJ and require information from the Department of Defense.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Annual Burden Hours: 94.5.
    Number of Respondents: 163.
    Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Annual Responses: 163.
    Average Burden per Response: 1 Hour.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Veterans and their representatives routinely contact DTRA (by phone 
and mail) to request information regarding participation in U.S 
atmospheric nuclear testing or apply for the AVSC. A release form is 
required to certify the identity of the request and authorize the 
release of Privacy Act information (to the veteran or a 3rd party). 
DTRA is also required to collect irradiation scenario information from 
nuclear test participants to accurately determine their radiation dose 
assessment.

    Dated: October 14, 2020.
Morgan E. Park,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 2020-23106 Filed 10-16-20; 8:45 am]
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