[Federal Register: December 18, 2002 (Volume 67, Number 243)]
[Notices]               
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From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


 
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request


AGENCY: Department of Education.
SUMMARY: The Leader, Regulatory 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 
January 17, 2003.


ADDRESSES: Written comments should be addressed to the Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Lauren Wittenberg, 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 Lauren.Whittenberg@omb.eop.gov.


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 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


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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: December 12, 2002.
John D. Tressler,
Leader, Regulatory Management Group, Office of the Chief Information 
Officer.


Office of the Chief Financial Officer


    Type of Review: New.
    Title: Survey on Ensuring Equal Opportunity for Applicants.
    Frequency: Annually.
    Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:
    Responses: 17,000.
    Burden Hours: 1,360.
    Abstract: To ensure equal opportunity for all applicants including 
small community-based, faith-based and religious groups, it is 
essential to collect information that allows Federal agencies to 
determine the level of participation of such organizations in Federal 
grant programs while ensuring that such information is not used in 
grant-making decisions.
    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 directed to 
her e-mail address Vivian.Reese@ed.gov. Requests may also be 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 Kathy Axt at 
her e-mail address Kathy.Axt@ed.gov. 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. 02-31770 Filed 12-17-02; 8:45 am]

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