[Federal Register: June 28, 1999 (Volume 64, Number 123)]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 
Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests

AGENCY: Department of Education.

SUMMARY: The Acting Leader, Information Management Group, Office of the 
Chief Information Officer, invites comments on the proposed information 
collection requests as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
August 27, 1999.

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

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statutory obligations. The Acting Leader, 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.
    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.

    Dated: June 22, 1999.
William E. Burrow,
Acting Leader, Information Management Group, Office of the Chief 
Information Officer.

Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services

    Type of Review: Reinstatement.
    Title: Annual Supported Employment Caseload Report.
    Frequency: Annually.
    Affected Public: State, local or Tribal Gov't, SEAs or LEAs.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:
      Responses: 81.
      Burden Hours: 162.
    Abstract: This form collects data required by Sections 626 and 
101(a)(10) of the Rehabilitation Act, as amended. The RSA Commissioner 
must collect data separately on persons who receive supported 
employment services under Title I and Title VI, Part B, of the Act and 
submit an annual report to the President and Congress as required by 
Section 13.
    Written comments and requests for copies of the proposed 
information collection request should be addressed to Vivian Reese, 
Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Room 5624, Regional 
Office Building 3, Washington, D.C. 20202-4651, or should be 
electronically mailed to the internet address Vivian T3Reese@ed.gov, or 
should be faxed to 202-708-9346.
    For questions regarding burden and/or the collection activity 
requirements, contact Sheila Carey at 202-708-6287. 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. 99-16289 Filed 6-25-99; 8:45 am]
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