Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery, 14842-14843 [2022-05567]

Download as PDF 14842 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 51 / Wednesday, March 16, 2022 / Notices 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 0648–0651. Sheleen Dumas, Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Commerce Department. [FR Doc. 2022–05522 Filed 3–15–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P COUNCIL ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY [CEQ–2022–0003] Council on Environmental Quality. ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comments. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) is planning to submit an information collection request (ICR), Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. Before doing so, CEQ is soliciting public comments on specific aspects of the proposed information collection as described below. The PRA requires Federal agencies to publish a notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and to allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. An agency may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before May 16, 2022. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number CEQ– jspears on DSK121TN23PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: 17:16 Mar 15, 2022 Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A), CEQ is soliciting comments and information to enable it to: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of CEQ, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) evaluate the accuracy of CEQ’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. CEQ will consider the comments received and amend the ICR as appropriate. CEQ then will submit the final ICR package to OMB for review and approval. At that time, CEQ will issue another Federal Register notice to announce the submission of the ICR to OMB and the opportunity to submit additional comments to OMB. Abstract: The information collection activity provides a means to garner qualitative stakeholder feedback in an efficient, timely manner. CEQ envisions using surveys and focus groups to enhance customer service, improve product development, target messaging, ensure quality control, engage with stakeholders, and spur innovation. Information gathered will yield SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery VerDate Sep<11>2014 2022–0003, by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: https://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Fax: 202–456–6546. • Mail: Council on Environmental Quality, 730 Jackson Place NW, Washington, DC 20503. All submissions received must include the agency name, ‘‘Council on Environmental Quality,’’ and the docket number, CEQ–2022–0003. All comments received will be posted without change to https:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. Do not submit electronically any information you consider to be private, Confidential Business Information (CBI), or other information, the disclosure of which is restricted by statute. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information about this Information Collection Request, please contact Sharmila L. Murthy at 202–395–5750 or Sharmila.L.Murthy@ ceq.eop.gov. Jkt 256001 PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 qualitative information; the collections will not be designed or expected to yield statistically representative results, but rather provide insight about the challenges that subsets of stakeholders face. This feedback will provide insights into stakeholder perceptions, experiences and expectations, provide an understanding of issues with service, or focus attention on areas where communication, training or changes in operations might improve delivery of products or services. These collections will allow for ongoing, collaborative, and actionable communications between CEQ and its stakeholders. It also will allow feedback to contribute directly to the improvement of program management and services. The solicitation of feedback will target areas such as timeliness, appropriateness, accuracy of information, courtesy, efficiency of service delivery, and resolution of issues with service delivery. CEQ will assess responses to plan and inform efforts to improve or maintain the quality of service offered to the public. If this information is not collected, vital feedback from stakeholders on CEQ’s services will be unavailable. CEQ will only submit a collection for approval under this generic clearance if the collections are voluntary; the collections are low burden for respondents and are low- or no-cost for both the respondents and the Federal Government; the collections are noncontroversial and do not raise issues of concern to other Federal agencies; the collections are targeted to the solicitation of opinions from respondents who have experience with a program or may have experience with a program in the near future; personally identifiable information is collected only to the extent necessary and is not retained; information gathered will be used only internally for general service improvement and program management purposes; information gathered will not be used for the purpose of substantially informing influential policy decisions; and information gathered will yield qualitative information. Title of Collection: CEQ Stakeholder Engagement. Form Numbers: None. Respondents/affected entities: Individuals and households; businesses, academic institutions, non-profit groups, and other organizations; or state, Tribal, local, or foreign governments. Respondent’s obligation to respond: Voluntary. Estimated number of respondents: 125,000 (over three years). Frequency of response: Once. E:\FR\FM\16MRN1.SGM 16MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 51 / Wednesday, March 16, 2022 / Notices Total estimated burden: 3,000 hours (over three years). Burden is defined at 5 CFR 1320.03(b). Total estimated cost: There are no annualized capital or operation and maintenance costs. Amy B. Coyle, Deputy General Counsel. [FR Doc. 2022–05567 Filed 3–15–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3325–F2–P COUNCIL ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY [CEQ–2022–0001] Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Sequestration Guidance Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ). ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments; extension of comment period. AGENCY: On February 16, 2022, the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) published a notice announcing the availability of and seeking comment on an interim guidance document, ‘‘Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Sequestration Guidance.’’ CEQ is extending the comment period on the notice, which was scheduled to close on March 18, 2022, for 31 days until April 18, 2022. DATES: Comments should be submitted on or before April 18, 2022. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number CEQ– 2022–0001, by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: https://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Fax: (202) 456–6546. • Mail: Council on Environmental Quality, 730 Jackson Place NW, Washington, DC 20503. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name, ‘‘Council on Environmental Quality,’’ and docket number, CEQ–2022–0001. All comments received will be posted without change to https:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. Do not submit electronically any information you consider to be private, Confidential Business Information (CBI), or other information, the disclosure of which is restricted by statute. Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received, go to https:// www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy B. Coyle, Deputy General Counsel, jspears on DSK121TN23PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:16 Mar 15, 2022 Jkt 256001 730 Jackson Place NW, Washington, DC 20503, (202) 395–5750 or Amy.B.Coyle@ ceq.eop.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On February 16, 2022, CEQ published a notice in the Federal Register (87 FR 8808) announcing the availability of and seeking comment on an interim guidance document, ‘‘Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Sequestration Guidance,’’ to assist Federal agencies with the regulation and permitting of CCUS activities in the United States. The original deadline to submit comments was March 18, 2022. This action extends the comment period for 31 days to ensure the public has sufficient time to review and comment on the notice. CEQ is making this change in response to public requests for an extension of the comment period. Written comments should be submitted on or before April 18, 2022. Amy B. Coyle, Deputy General Counsel. [FR Doc. 2022–05569 Filed 3–15–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3325–F2–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Extension of the Application Deadline Date; Applications for New Awards; Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented Students Education Program Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, Department of Education. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: On February 16, 2022, the Department of Education (Department) published in the Federal Register a notice inviting applications for the fiscal year (FY) 2022 Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented Students Education Program (NIA), Assistance Listing Number (ALN) 84.206A. The NIA established a deadline date of April 4, 2022, for the transmittal of applications. This notice extends the deadline date for transmittal of applications until April 11, 2022 and extends the deadline for intergovernmental review until June 10, 2022. DATES: Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: April 11, 2022. Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: June 10, 2022. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: M. Jeanette Horner-Smith, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW, Room 3E252, Washington, DC 20202–6450. Telephone: (202) 453– 6661. Email: Mildred.Horner-Smith@ ed.gov. Or Jennifer Brianas, U.S. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00024 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 14843 Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW, Room 3E239, Washington, DC 20202–6450. Telephone: (202) 401– 0299. Email: Jennifer.Brianas@ed.gov. If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) or a text telephone (TTY), call the Federal Relay Service (FRS), toll free, at 1–800–877– 8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On February 16, 2022, we published the NIA in the Federal Register (87 FR 8812). The NIA established a deadline date of April 4, 2022, for the transmittal of applications. This notice extends the deadline date for transmittal of applications until April 11, 2022, as well as the deadline for intergovernmental review. We are extending the deadline date for transmittal of applications to allow applicants more time to prepare and submit their applications. On April 4, 2022, the Department is transitioning from use of the Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) to the Unique Entity Identifier (UEI). To avoid any conflicts with submitting applications during the transition period, we are extending the deadline date for transmittal of applications. Applicants that have submitted applications on or before the original deadline date of April 4, 2022, may resubmit their applications on or before the new application deadline date of April 11, 2022, but are not required to do so. If a new application is not submitted, the Department will use the application that was submitted by the original deadline. If a new application is submitted, the Department will consider the application that was last successfully submitted and received by 11:59:59 p.m., Eastern Time, on April 11, 2022. Note: All information in the NIA for this competition remains the same, except for the deadline for the transmittal of applications and the deadline for intergovernmental review. Program Authority: Section 4644 of the ESEA (20 U.S.C. 7294). Accessible Format: On request to the program contact persons listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT, individuals with disabilities can obtain this document, the NIA, and a copy of the application package in an accessible format. The Department will provide the requestor with an accessible format that may include Rich Text Format (RTF) or text format (TXT), a thumb drive, an MP3 file, braille, large print, audiotape, compact disc, or other accessible format. Electronic Access to This Document: The official version of this document is the document published in the Federal E:\FR\FM\16MRN1.SGM 16MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 51 (Wednesday, March 16, 2022)]
[Notices]
[Pages 14842-14843]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2022-05567]


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COUNCIL ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY

[CEQ-2022-0003]


Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on 
Agency Service Delivery

AGENCY: Council on Environmental Quality.

ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), the 
Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) is planning to submit an 
information collection request (ICR), Generic Clearance for the 
Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery to the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. Before 
doing so, CEQ is soliciting public comments on specific aspects of the 
proposed information collection as described below. The PRA requires 
Federal agencies to publish a notice in the Federal Register concerning 
each proposed collection of information, including each proposed 
extension of a currently approved collection, and to allow 60 days for 
public comment in response to the notice. An agency may not conduct or 
sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of 
information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
May 16, 2022.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number CEQ-
2022-0003, by any of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: https://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Fax: 202-456-6546.
     Mail: Council on Environmental Quality, 730 Jackson Place 
NW, Washington, DC 20503.
    All submissions received must include the agency name, ``Council on 
Environmental Quality,'' and the docket number, CEQ-2022-0003. All 
comments received will be posted without change to https://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. Do 
not submit electronically any information you consider to be private, 
Confidential Business Information (CBI), or other information, the 
disclosure of which is restricted by statute.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information 
about this Information Collection Request, please contact Sharmila L. 
Murthy at 202-395-5750 or [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act, 44 
U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A), CEQ is soliciting comments and information to 
enable it to: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
CEQ, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) 
evaluate the accuracy of CEQ's estimate of the burden of the proposed 
collection of information, including the validity of the methodology 
and assumptions used; (3) enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of 
the information to be collected; and (4) minimize the burden of the 
collection of information on those who are to respond, including 
through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of 
information technology. CEQ will consider the comments received and 
amend the ICR as appropriate. CEQ then will submit the final ICR 
package to OMB for review and approval. At that time, CEQ will issue 
another Federal Register notice to announce the submission of the ICR 
to OMB and the opportunity to submit additional comments to OMB.
    Abstract: The information collection activity provides a means to 
garner qualitative stakeholder feedback in an efficient, timely manner. 
CEQ envisions using surveys and focus groups to enhance customer 
service, improve product development, target messaging, ensure quality 
control, engage with stakeholders, and spur innovation. Information 
gathered will yield qualitative information; the collections will not 
be designed or expected to yield statistically representative results, 
but rather provide insight about the challenges that subsets of 
stakeholders face. This feedback will provide insights into stakeholder 
perceptions, experiences and expectations, provide an understanding of 
issues with service, or focus attention on areas where communication, 
training or changes in operations might improve delivery of products or 
services. These collections will allow for ongoing, collaborative, and 
actionable communications between CEQ and its stakeholders. It also 
will allow feedback to contribute directly to the improvement of 
program management and services. The solicitation of feedback will 
target areas such as timeliness, appropriateness, accuracy of 
information, courtesy, efficiency of service delivery, and resolution 
of issues with service delivery. CEQ will assess responses to plan and 
inform efforts to improve or maintain the quality of service offered to 
the public. If this information is not collected, vital feedback from 
stakeholders on CEQ's services will be unavailable.
    CEQ will only submit a collection for approval under this generic 
clearance if the collections are voluntary; the collections are low 
burden for respondents and are low- or no-cost for both the respondents 
and the Federal Government; the collections are noncontroversial and do 
not raise issues of concern to other Federal agencies; the collections 
are targeted to the solicitation of opinions from respondents who have 
experience with a program or may have experience with a program in the 
near future; personally identifiable information is collected only to 
the extent necessary and is not retained; information gathered will be 
used only internally for general service improvement and program 
management purposes; information gathered will not be used for the 
purpose of substantially informing influential policy decisions; and 
information gathered will yield qualitative information.
    Title of Collection: CEQ Stakeholder Engagement.
    Form Numbers: None.
    Respondents/affected entities: Individuals and households; 
businesses, academic institutions, non-profit groups, and other 
organizations; or state, Tribal, local, or foreign governments.
    Respondent's obligation to respond: Voluntary.
    Estimated number of respondents: 125,000 (over three years).
    Frequency of response: Once.

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    Total estimated burden: 3,000 hours (over three years). Burden is 
defined at 5 CFR 1320.03(b).
    Total estimated cost: There are no annualized capital or operation 
and maintenance costs.

Amy B. Coyle,
Deputy General Counsel.
[FR Doc. 2022-05567 Filed 3-15-22; 8:45 am]
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