[Federal Register: September 22, 2003 (Volume 68, Number 183)]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 
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 
October 22, 2003.

ADDRESSES: Written comments should be addressed to the Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs,

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Attention: Karen Lee, 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 Karen_F._Lee@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 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: September 16, 2003.
Angela C. Arrington,
Leader, Regulatory Information Management Group, Office of the Chief 
Information Officer.

Office of Intergovernmental and Interagency Affairs

    Type of Review: Reinstatement.
    Title: Presidential Scholars Program Application.
    Frequency: Annually.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:
    Responses: 2,600.
    Burden Hours: 41,600.
    Abstract: The United States Presidential Scholars Program is a 
national recognition program to honor outstanding graduating high 
school seniors. Candidates are invited to apply based on academic 
achievements on the Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) or American 
College Testing (ACT) assessments, or on artistic merits based on 
participation in a national arts talent search. This program was 
established by Presidential Executive Orders 11155 and 12158.
    Requests for copies of the submission for OMB review; comment 
request may be accessed from http://edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the 
``Browse Pending Collections'' link and by clicking on link number 
2303. 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 Vivan.Reese@ed.gov. Requests may 
also be electronically mailed to the internet address OCIO_RIMG@ed.gov 
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 her e-mail 
address Katrina.Ingalls@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. 03-24084 Filed 9-18-03; 12:01 pm]

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