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Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship Program Performance Report.

Publication Date: February 2004
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Page Numbers: 8388-8389

Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship Program Performance Report.

Posted on 02-24-2004


[Federal Register: February 24, 2004 (Volume 69, Number 36)]
[Notices]              
[Page 8388-8389]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests

AGENCY: Department of Education.

SUMMARY: The Leader, Regulatory 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

April 26, 2004.

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. 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: February 18, 2004.
Angela C. Arrington,
Leader, Regulatory Information Management Group, Office of the Chief
Information Officer.

Office of Postsecondary Education

    Type of Review: Reinstatement.
    Title: Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship Program Performance
Report.
    Frequency: Annually.
    Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Gov't, SEAs or LEAs.
    Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden:
    Responses: 57.
    Burden Hours: 228.
    Abstract: This information is required of State agencies that
administer the Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship Program under Title
IV, Part A, Subpart 6 of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended
and administered under 34 CFR Part 654. This information is used to
monitor the compliance of the state educational agencies.
    Requests for copies of the proposed information collection request
may be accessed from http://edicsweb.ed.gov
, by selecting the ``Browse

Pending Collections'' link and by clicking on link number 2282. 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
vivian_reese@ed.gov. Requests may also

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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 Joe Schubart at his e-mail address

Joe.Schubart@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. 04-3946 Filed 2-23-04; 8:45 am]


Last Modified: 02/23/2004