Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests: Request for Advance or Reimbursement Web Form, 67379 [2020-23338]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 205 / Thursday, October 22, 2020 / Notices 653, 655, 657), and Secretary’s Order 1– 2012 (77 FR 3912), (Jan. 25, 2012). Signed at Washington, DC, on October 16, 2020. Loren Sweatt, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health. [FR Doc. 2020–23366 Filed 10–21–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–26–P THE NATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES Institute of Museum and Library Services Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests: Request for Advance or Reimbursement Web Form Institute of Museum and Library Services, National Foundation for the Arts and the Humanities. ACTION: Notice, request for comments, collection of information. AGENCY: The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. This pre-clearance consultation program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. The purpose of this notice is to solicit comments concerning the web form used by IMLS awardees to request advance or reimbursement payments. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the addressee section below on or before December 16, 2020. ADDRESSES: Send comments to Connie Bodner, Ph.D., Director of Grants Policy and Management, Office of Grants Policy and Management, Institute of Museum and Library Services, 955 L’Enfant Plaza North SW, Suite 4000, Washington, DC 20024–2135. Dr. Bodner can be reached by Telephone: 202–653–4636 or by email at cbodner@ imls.gov, or by teletype (TTY/TDD) for SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:35 Oct 21, 2020 Jkt 253001 persons with hearing difficulty at 202– 653–4614. Office hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., E.T., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Connie Bodner, Ph.D., Director of Grants Policy and Management, Office of Grants Policy and Management, Institute of Museum and Library Services, 955 L’Enfant Plaza North SW, Suite 4000, Washington DC 20024– 2135. Dr. Bodner can be reached by telephone at 202–653–4636, by email at cbodner@imls.gov, or by teletype (TTY/ TDD) for persons with hearing difficulty at 202–653–4614. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: IMLS is particularly interested in public comment that help the agency to: • 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; • 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; • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and • 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 submissions of responses. I. Background The Institute of Museum and Library Services is the primary source of Federal support for the Nation’s libraries and museums. We advance, support, and empower America’s museums, libraries, and related organizations through grant making, research, and policy development. Our vision is a nation where museums and libraries work together to transform the lives of individuals and communities. To learn more, visit www.imls.gov. II. Current Actions The purpose of this collection is to administer the IMLS process by which IMLS awardees request advance or reimbursement payments. The proposed form will be embedded in the electronic grants management system that the agency uses to monitor and service all active awards during the period of performance and through closeout. Agency: Institute of Museum and Library Services. PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 67379 Title: Request for Advance or Reimbursement Web Form. OMB Control Number: 3137–NEW. Agency Number: 3137. Respondents/Affected Public: IMLS financial assistance awardees. Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 5,000. Frequency of Response: Once per request. Average Minutes per Response: 60 minutes. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 5,000. Cost Burden (dollars): $145,500.00. Public Comments Invited: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB’s clearance of this information collection. Dated: October 16, 2020. Kim Miller, Senior Grants Management Specialist, Institute of Museum and Library Services. [FR Doc. 2020–23338 Filed 10–21–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7036–01–P NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION Request for Information; Extension of Public Comment Period National Science Foundation. Extension of public comment AGENCY: ACTION: period. On September 4, 2020, the National Science Foundation, on behalf of the National Science and Technology Council’s (NSTC) Committee on STEM Education (CoSTEM), and in coordination with the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), requested input related to the implementation of the Federal STEM Education Strategic Plan, Charting a Course For Success: America’s Strategy for STEM Education. The original notice was open for a 45-day public comment period; NSF is now seeking an extension of the comment period. DATES: Written comments must be submitted no later than November 20, 2020, 11:59 p.m. EST. ADDRESSES: Comments submitted in response to this notice may be submitted online to: CoSTEM@nsf.gov. Email submissions should be machinereadable [PDF, Word] and not copyprotected. Submissions in the subject line of the email message should include ‘‘Individual/Organization Name: STEM RFI Response’’ (e.g., Johnson High School: STEM RFI Response). Instructions: Response to this RFI is voluntary. Each individual or SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\22OCN1.SGM 22OCN1

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THE NATIONAL FOUNDATION ON THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES

Institute of Museum and Library Services


Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests: Request for 
Advance or Reimbursement Web Form

AGENCY: Institute of Museum and Library Services, National Foundation 
for the Arts and the Humanities.

ACTION: Notice, request for comments, collection of information.

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SUMMARY: The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), as part 
of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, 
conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general 
public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed 
and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the 
Paperwork Reduction Act. This pre-clearance consultation program helps 
to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, 
reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, 
collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of 
collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. The 
purpose of this notice is to solicit comments concerning the web form 
used by IMLS awardees to request advance or reimbursement payments. A 
copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by 
contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this 
notice.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the 
addressee section below on or before December 16, 2020.

ADDRESSES: Send comments to Connie Bodner, Ph.D., Director of Grants 
Policy and Management, Office of Grants Policy and Management, 
Institute of Museum and Library Services, 955 L'Enfant Plaza North SW, 
Suite 4000, Washington, DC 20024-2135. Dr. Bodner can be reached by 
Telephone: 202-653-4636 or by email at [email protected], or by teletype 
(TTY/TDD) for persons with hearing difficulty at 202-653-4614. Office 
hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., E.T., Monday through Friday, except 
Federal holidays.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Connie Bodner, Ph.D., Director of 
Grants Policy and Management, Office of Grants Policy and Management, 
Institute of Museum and Library Services, 955 L'Enfant Plaza North SW, 
Suite 4000, Washington DC 20024-2135. Dr. Bodner can be reached by 
telephone at 202-653-4636, by email at [email protected], or by teletype 
(TTY/TDD) for persons with hearing difficulty at 202-653-4614.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: IMLS is particularly interested in public 
comment that help the agency to:
     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;
     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;
     Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and
     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 submissions of responses.

I. Background

    The Institute of Museum and Library Services is the primary source 
of Federal support for the Nation's libraries and museums. We advance, 
support, and empower America's museums, libraries, and related 
organizations through grant making, research, and policy development. 
Our vision is a nation where museums and libraries work together to 
transform the lives of individuals and communities. To learn more, 
visit www.imls.gov.

II. Current Actions

    The purpose of this collection is to administer the IMLS process by 
which IMLS awardees request advance or reimbursement payments. The 
proposed form will be embedded in the electronic grants management 
system that the agency uses to monitor and service all active awards 
during the period of performance and through closeout.
    Agency: Institute of Museum and Library Services.
    Title: Request for Advance or Reimbursement Web Form.
    OMB Control Number: 3137-NEW.
    Agency Number: 3137.
    Respondents/Affected Public: IMLS financial assistance awardees.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 5,000.
    Frequency of Response: Once per request.
    Average Minutes per Response: 60 minutes.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 5,000.
    Cost Burden (dollars): $145,500.00.
    Public Comments Invited: Comments submitted in response to this 
notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB's 
clearance of this information collection.

    Dated: October 16, 2020.
Kim Miller,
Senior Grants Management Specialist, Institute of Museum and Library 
Services.
[FR Doc. 2020-23338 Filed 10-21-20; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 7036-01-P