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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 101 / Thursday, May 27, 2021 / Notices USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender. Justin Maxson, Deputy Under Secretary, USDA Rural Development. [FR Doc. 2021–10963 Filed 5–26–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–XY–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Census Bureau jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Current Population Survey, Basic Demographics The Department of Commerce will submit the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, on or after the date of publication of this notice. We invite the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. Public comments were previously requested via the Federal Register on January 21, 2021, during a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. Agency: U.S. Census Bureau. Title: Current Population Survey, Basic Demographics. OMB Control Number: 0607–0049. Form Number(s): None. Type of Request: Regular submission, Request for an Extension, without Change of a Currently Approved Collection. Number of Respondents: 708,000. Average Hours Per Response: 0.025. Burden Hours: 17,700. Needs and Uses: The demographic information collected in the CPS provides a unique set of data on selected characteristics for the civilian noninstitutional population. We use these data in conjunction with other data, particularly the monthly labor force data, as well as periodic supplement data. We also use these data independently for internal analytic research and for evaluation of other surveys. In addition, we need these data to correctly control estimates of other characteristics to the proper proportions of age, sex, race, and origin. In addition to the demographic questions are the questions needed to make contact with the household. This VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:29 May 26, 2021 Jkt 253001 include introductions, determining the correct respondent, and verifying the address. These questions are referred to as the ‘‘Front’’ questions. Also involved in maintaining contact with the household are the ‘‘Back’’ questions. These questions collect telephone numbers, best time to contact, and thank the respondent for their cooperation. These questions are needed to do the interview and maintain contact with the household throughout the survey. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Frequency: Monthly. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. Legal Authority: Title 13 U.S.C. Sections 8(b), 141, and 182. This information collection request may be viewed at www.reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view the Department of Commerce collections currently under review by OMB. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be submitted within 30 days of the publication of this notice on the following website 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 and entering either the title of the collection or the OMB Control Number 0607–0049. Sheleen Dumas, Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Commerce Department. [FR Doc. 2021–11273 Filed 5–26–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Office of the Secretary Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; the Standardized Research Performance Progress Report (RPPR) Office of the Secretary, Commerce. ACTION: Notice of information collection, request for comment. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public’s SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 28537 reporting burden. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment on the proposed extension of the standardized Research Performance Progress Report (RPPR), prior to the submission of the information collection request (ICR) to OMB for approval. DATES: To ensure consideration, comments regarding this proposed information collection must be received on or before July 26, 2021. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments by email to PRAcomments@doc.gov. Please reference the Research Performance Progress Report (RPPR) or the OMB Control Number 0690–0032 in the subject line of your comments. All comments received are part of the public record. No comments will be posted to http://www.regulations.gov for public viewing until after the comment period has closed. Comments will generally be posted without change. All Personally Identifiable Information (for example, name and address) voluntarily submitted by the commenter may be publicly accessible. Do not submit Confidential Business Information or otherwise sensitive or protected information. You may submit attachments to electronic comments in Microsoft Word, Excel, or Adobe PDF file formats. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or specific questions related to collection activities should be directed to Sheleen Dumas, Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, U.S. Department of Commerce, 202–482–3306, PRAcomments@doc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract The Department of Commerce plans to request a three-year extension of the Research Performance Progress Report (RPPR). This Research Performance Progress Report (RPPR) directly benefits award recipients by making it easier for them to administer Federal grant and cooperative agreement programs through standardization of the types of information required in performance reports—thereby reducing their administrative effort and costs. The RPPR also makes it easier to compare the outputs, outcomes, etc. of research programs across the government. The RPPR resulted from an initiative of the Research Business Models (RBM) Subcommittee of the Committee on Science (CoS), a committee of the National Science and Technology Council (NSTC). One of the RBM Subcommittee’s priority areas is to create greater consistency in the E:\FR\FM\27MYN1.SGM 27MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Census Bureau


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment 
Request; Current Population Survey, Basic Demographics

    The Department of Commerce will submit the following information 
collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for 
review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995, on or after the date of publication of this notice. We invite the 
general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and 
continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of 
our information collection requirements and minimize the public's 
reporting burden. Public comments were previously requested via the 
Federal Register on January 21, 2021, during a 60-day comment period. 
This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments.
    Agency: U.S. Census Bureau.
    Title: Current Population Survey, Basic Demographics.
    OMB Control Number: 0607-0049.
    Form Number(s): None.
    Type of Request: Regular submission, Request for an Extension, 
without Change of a Currently Approved Collection.
    Number of Respondents: 708,000.
    Average Hours Per Response: 0.025.
    Burden Hours: 17,700.
    Needs and Uses: The demographic information collected in the CPS 
provides a unique set of data on selected characteristics for the 
civilian noninstitutional population. We use these data in conjunction 
with other data, particularly the monthly labor force data, as well as 
periodic supplement data. We also use these data independently for 
internal analytic research and for evaluation of other surveys. In 
addition, we need these data to correctly control estimates of other 
characteristics to the proper proportions of age, sex, race, and 
origin.
    In addition to the demographic questions are the questions needed 
to make contact with the household. This include introductions, 
determining the correct respondent, and verifying the address. These 
questions are referred to as the ``Front'' questions. Also involved in 
maintaining contact with the household are the ``Back'' questions. 
These questions collect telephone numbers, best time to contact, and 
thank the respondent for their cooperation. These questions are needed 
to do the interview and maintain contact with the household throughout 
the survey.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Frequency: Monthly.
    Respondent's Obligation: Voluntary.
    Legal Authority: Title 13 U.S.C. Sections 8(b), 141, and 182.
    This information collection request may be viewed at 
www.reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view the Department of 
Commerce collections currently under review by OMB.
    Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information 
collection should be submitted within 30 days of the publication of 
this notice on the following website 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 and entering either the title of the collection or the OMB 
Control Number 0607-0049.

Sheleen Dumas,
Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information 
Officer, Commerce Department.
[FR Doc. 2021-11273 Filed 5-26-21; 8:45 am]
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