30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Overseas Schools Grant Status Report, 22084 [2021-08593]

Download as PDF 22084 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 78 / Monday, April 26, 2021 / Notices scheduling of meeting agenda items that may consist of adjudicatory, examination, litigation, or regulatory matters. CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: For further information; please contact Vanessa A. Countryman from the Office of the Secretary at (202) 551–5400. Dated: April 22, 2021. Vanessa A. Countryman, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–08749 Filed 4–22–21; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 11411] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Overseas Schools Grant Status Report Notice of request for public comment and submission to OMB of proposed collection of information. ACTION: The Department of State has submitted the information collection described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 we are requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals and organizations. The purpose of this Notice is to allow 30 days for public comment. DATES: Submit comments up to May 26, 2021. ADDRESSES: 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: Direct requests for additional information regarding the collection listed in this notice, including requests for copies of the proposed collection instrument and supporting documents, to Thomas P. Shearer, Office of Overseas Schools, U.S. Department of State, Room H328, 2301 C Street NW, Washington, DC 20522–0132, who may be reached on 202–261–8201 or at Shearertp@state.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: • Title of Information Collection: Overseas Schools Grant Status Report. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0033. • Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:01 Apr 23, 2021 Jkt 253001 • Originating Office: Bureau of Administration, A/OPR/OS. • Form Number: DS–2028. • Respondents: Overseas schools grantees. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 193. • Estimated Number of Responses: 193. • Average Time per Response: 15 minutes. • Total Estimated Burden Time: 48.25 hours. • Frequency: Annually. • Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain or Retain a Benefit. We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to: • Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is necessary for the proper functions of the Department. • Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the time and cost burden for this proposed collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used. • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected. • Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Please note that comments submitted in response to this Notice are public record. Before including any detailed personal information, you should be aware that your comments as submitted, including your personal information, will be available for public review. Abstract of Proposed Collection The Office of Overseas Schools of the Department of State (A/OPR/OS) is responsible for determining that adequate educational opportunities exist at Foreign Service Posts for dependents of U.S. Government personnel stationed abroad, and for assisting American-sponsored overseas schools to demonstrate U.S. educational philosophy and practice. The information gathered provides the technical and professional staff of A/ OPR/OS the means by which obligations, expenditures and reimbursements of the grant funds are monitored to ensure the grantee is in compliance with the terms of the grant. Methodology Information is collected via electronic and paper submission. The Department has placed the form DS–2028 in a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet, and is sent as a link to the school along with the grant documents. School officials can complete the form electronically and PO 00000 Frm 00075 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 forward the form to post for forwarding to A/OPR/OS. Thomas P. Shearer, Director, A/OPR/OS, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2021–08593 Filed 4–23–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–24–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 11403] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Grant Request Automated Submissions Program (GRASP) Notice of request for public comment and submission to OMB of proposed collection of information. ACTION: The Department of State has submitted the information collection described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 we are requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals and organizations. The purpose of this Notice is to allow 30 days for public comment. DATES: Submit comments up to May 26, 2021. ADDRESSES: 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: Direct requests for additional information regarding the collection listed in this notice, including requests for copies of the proposed collection instrument and supporting documents, to Thomas P. Shearer, Office of Overseas Schools, U.S. Department of State, Room H328, 2301 C Street NW, Washington, DC 20522–0132, who may be reached on 202–261–8201 or at Shearertp@state.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: • Title of Information Collection: Grant Request Automated Submissions Program (GRASP). • OMB Control Number: 1405–0036. • Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection. • Originating Office: Bureau of Administration, A/OPR/OS. • Form Number: DS–0573, DS–0574, DS–0575, DS–0576. • Respondents: Recipients of grants. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 193. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\26APN1.SGM 26APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 78 (Monday, April 26, 2021)]
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[FR Doc No: 2021-08593]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 11411]


30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Overseas 
Schools Grant Status Report

ACTION: Notice of request for public comment and submission to OMB of 
proposed collection of information.

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SUMMARY: The Department of State has submitted the information 
collection described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
for approval. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 we 
are requesting comments on this collection from all interested 
individuals and organizations. The purpose of this Notice is to allow 
30 days for public comment.

DATES: Submit comments up to May 26, 2021.

ADDRESSES: 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: Direct requests for additional 
information regarding the collection listed in this notice, including 
requests for copies of the proposed collection instrument and 
supporting documents, to Thomas P. Shearer, Office of Overseas Schools, 
U.S. Department of State, Room H328, 2301 C Street NW, Washington, DC 
20522-0132, who may be reached on 202-261-8201 or at 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
     Title of Information Collection: Overseas Schools Grant 
Status Report.
     OMB Control Number: 1405-0033.
     Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved 
collection.
     Originating Office: Bureau of Administration, A/OPR/OS.
     Form Number: DS-2028.
     Respondents: Overseas schools grantees.
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 193.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 193.
     Average Time per Response: 15 minutes.
     Total Estimated Burden Time: 48.25 hours.
     Frequency: Annually.
     Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain or Retain a 
Benefit.
    We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to:
     Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is 
necessary for the proper functions of the Department.
     Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the time and cost 
burden for this proposed collection, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used.
     Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected.
     Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond, 
including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of 
information technology.
    Please note that comments submitted in response to this Notice are 
public record. Before including any detailed personal information, you 
should be aware that your comments as submitted, including your 
personal information, will be available for public review.

Abstract of Proposed Collection

    The Office of Overseas Schools of the Department of State (A/OPR/
OS) is responsible for determining that adequate educational 
opportunities exist at Foreign Service Posts for dependents of U.S. 
Government personnel stationed abroad, and for assisting American-
sponsored overseas schools to demonstrate U.S. educational philosophy 
and practice. The information gathered provides the technical and 
professional staff of A/OPR/OS the means by which obligations, 
expenditures and reimbursements of the grant funds are monitored to 
ensure the grantee is in compliance with the terms of the grant.

Methodology

    Information is collected via electronic and paper submission. The 
Department has placed the form DS-2028 in a Microsoft Excel 
spreadsheet, and is sent as a link to the school along with the grant 
documents. School officials can complete the form electronically and 
forward the form to post for forwarding to A/OPR/OS.

Thomas P. Shearer,
Director, A/OPR/OS, Department of State.
[FR Doc. 2021-08593 Filed 4-23-21; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4710-24-P