FR Doc 03-29708
[Federal Register: November 28, 2003 (Volume 68, Number 229)]
[Page 66823]
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Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

AGENCY: Department of Education.
SUMMARY: The Leader, Regulatory Information Management Group, Office of 
the Chief Information Officer invites comments on the submission for 
OMB review as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
December 29, 2003.

ADDRESSES: Written comments should be addressed to the Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Melanie Kadlic, Desk 
Officer, Department of Education, Office of Management and Budget, 725 
17th Street, NW., Room 10235, New Executive Office Building, 
Washington, DC 20503 or should be electronically mailed to the Internet address

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act 
of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) requires that the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB) provide interested Federal agencies and the public an 
early opportunity to comment on information collection requests. OMB 
may amend or waive the requirement for public consultation to the 
extent that public participation in the approval process would defeat 
the purpose of the information collection, violate State or Federal 
law, or substantially interfere with any agency's ability to perform 
its statutory obligations. The Leader, Regulatory Information 
Management Group, Office of the Chief Information Officer, publishes 
that notice containing proposed information collection requests prior 
to submission of these requests to OMB. Each proposed information 
collection, grouped by office, contains the following: (1) Type of 
review requested, e.g. new, revision, extension, existing or 
reinstatement; (2) Title; (3) Summary of the collection; (4) 
Description of the need for, and proposed use of, the information; (5) 
Respondents and frequency of collection; and (6) Reporting and/or 
Recordkeeping burden. OMB invites public comment.

    Dated: November 24, 2003.
Angela C. Arrington,
Leader, Regulatory Information Management Group, Office of the Chief 
Information Officer.

Institute of Education Sciences

    Type of Review: Reinstatement.
    Title: School Survey on Crime and Safety: 2004 (SSOCS: 2004).
    Frequency: Every four years.
    Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Gov't, SEAs or LEAs.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:
     Responses: 2,550.
     Burden Hours: 2,703.
    Abstract: Authorized under the Education Sciences Reform Act of 
2002, the School Survey on Crime and Safety: 2004 (SSOCS) is the only 
recurring federal survey which collects detailed information on crime 
and safety from the public school principals' perspective. The survey 
collects information on frequency and types of crimes at schools and 
disciplinary actions; information about perceptions of disciplinary 
problems in school; and a description of school policies and programs 
concerning crime and safety.
    Requests for copies of the submission for OMB review; comment 
request may be accessed from, by selecting the 
``Browse Pending Collections'' link and by clicking on link number 
2352. When you access the information collection, click on ``Download 
Attachments'' to view. Written requests for information should be 
addressed to Vivian Reese, Department of Education, 400 Maryland 
Avenue, SW., Room 4050, Regional Office Building 3, Washington, DC 20202-4651 or to the e-mail address Requests may also be electronically mailed to the Internet address 
or faxed to 202-708-9346. Please specify the complete title of the 
information collection when making your request.
    Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity 
requirements should be directed to Katrina Ingalls at Individuals who use a telecommunications device 
for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service 
(FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339.

[FR Doc. 03-29708 Filed 11-26-03; 8:45 am]