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Download as PDF jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES 83922 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 247 / Wednesday, December 23, 2020 / Notices necessary processes and systems to comply with the reporting requirements in 2 CFR part 170 should you receive funding under the competition. This does not apply if you have an exception under 2 CFR 170.110(b). (b) At the end of your project period, you must submit a final performance report, including financial information, as directed by the Secretary. If you receive a multiyear award, you must submit an annual performance report that provides the most current performance and financial expenditure information as directed by the Secretary under 34 CFR 75.118. The Secretary may also require more frequent performance reports under 34 CFR 75.720(c). For specific requirements on reporting, please go to www.ed.gov/ fund/grant/apply/appforms/ appforms.html. 5. Performance Measures: For the purposes of the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993 (GPRA), and reporting under 34 CFR 75.110, the Department has established four performance measures for the AIVRS program. The measures are: (a) Of all those exiting the program, the percentage of individuals who leave the program with an employment outcome after receiving services under an individualized plan for employment (IPE). (b)(1) The percentage of individuals who leave the program with an employment outcome after receiving services under an IPE. (2) The percentage of individuals who leave the program without an employment outcome after receiving services under an IPE. (3) The percentage of individuals who have not left the program and are continuing to receive services under an IPE. (c) The percentage of projects that demonstrate an average annual cost per employment outcome of no more than $35,000. (d) The percentage of projects that demonstrate an average annual cost of services per participant of no more than $10,000. Each grantee must annually report the data needed to measure its performance on the GPRA measures through the Annual Performance Reporting Form (APR Form) for the AIVRS program. Note: For purposes of this section, the term ‘‘employment outcome’’ means, with respect to an individual, (a) entering or retaining full-time or, if appropriate, part-time competitive employment in the integrated labor market; (b) satisfying the vocational outcome of supported employment; or (c) satisfying any other vocational VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:21 Dec 22, 2020 Jkt 253001 outcome the Secretary of Education may determine to be appropriate (including satisfying the vocational outcome of customized employment, selfemployment, telecommuting, or business ownership). (Section 7(11) of the Rehabilitation Act (29 U.S.C. 705(11)). 6. 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DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before February 22, 2021. 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–0197. 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 PRA Coordinator 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 Caneshia McAlister, 202–245–6059. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Education (ED), in accordance with the Paperwork E:\FR\FM\23DEN1.SGM 23DEN1 jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 247 / Wednesday, December 23, 2020 / Notices 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: Annual Report on Appeals Process (RSA–722). OMB Control Number: 1820–0563. Type of Review: An extension without change of a currently approved collection. Respondents/Affected Public: State, Local, and Tribal Governments. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 78. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 156. Abstract: Pursuant to Subsection 102(c)(8)(A) and (B) of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended by Title IV of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, the RSA–722 is needed to meet specific data collection requirements on the number of requests for mediations, hearings, administrative reviews, and other methods of dispute resolution requested and the manner in which they were resolved. 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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

[Docket No.: ED-2020-SCC-0197]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Annual 
Report on Appeals Process (RSA-722)

AGENCY: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation 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 without change to a currently approved 
collection.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
February 22, 2021.

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-0197. 
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 PRA 
Coordinator 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 Caneshia McAlister, 202-245-6059.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Education (ED), in 
accordance with the Paperwork

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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: Annual Report on Appeals Process (RSA-722).
    OMB Control Number: 1820-0563.
    Type of Review: An extension without change of a currently approved 
collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: State, Local, and Tribal Governments.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 78.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 156.
    Abstract: Pursuant to Subsection 102(c)(8)(A) and (B) of the 
Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended by Title IV of the Workforce 
Innovation and Opportunity Act, the RSA-722 is needed to meet specific 
data collection requirements on the number of requests for mediations, 
hearings, administrative reviews, and other methods of dispute 
resolution requested and the manner in which they were resolved. The 
information collected is used to evaluate the types of complaints made 
by applicants and eligible individuals of the vocational rehabilitation 
program and the final resolution of appeals filed. Respondents are 
State agencies that administer the Federal/State Program for Vocational 
Rehabilitation.

    Dated: December 18, 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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