[Federal Register: July 14, 2009 (Volume 74, Number 133)]
[Page 34001-34002]
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Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

AGENCY: Department of Education.

SUMMARY: The Director, Information Collection Clearance Division,
Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management
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
August 13, 2009.

ADDRESSES: Written comments should be addressed to the Office of
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Education Desk Officer,
Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., Room 10222, New
Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503, be faxed to (202) 395-
5806 or send e-mail to oira_submission@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 Director, Information Collection
Clearance Division, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office
of Management, 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.

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    Dated: July 8, 2009.
Angela C. Arrington,
Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Regulatory
Information Management Services, Office of Management.

Office of Communications and Outreach

    Type of Review: Revision.
    Title: Application for the Presidential Scholars Program.
    Frequency: Annually.
    Affected Public: Individuals or household; Businesses or other 
    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 SAT or ACT assessments, or on artistic merits based
on participation in a national talent search. This program was
established by Presidential Executive Orders 11155 and 12158.
    Requests for copies of the information collection submission for
OMB review may be accessed from http://edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting
the ``Browse Pending Collections'' link and by clicking on link number
3983. When you access the information collection, click on ``Download
Attachments '' to view. Written requests for information should be
addressed to U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW.,
LBJ, Washington, DC 20202-4537. Requests may also be electronically
mailed to the Internet address ICDocketMgr@ed.gov or faxed to =
0920. Please specify the complete title of the information collection
when making your request.
    Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity
requirements should be electronically mailed to ICDocketMgr@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. E9-16667 Filed 7-13-09; 8:45 am]