U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is making efforts to reduce the paperwork burden. USAID invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act for 1995. Comments are requested concerning: (a) Whether the proposed or continuing collections of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the burden estimates; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
Submit comments on or before March 26, 2001.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Beverly Johnson, Bureau for Management, Office of Administrative Services, Information and Records Division, U.S. Agency for International Development, Room 2.07-106, RRB, Washington, DC 20523, (202) 712-1365 or via e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
OMB No.: OMB 0412-0542.
Form No.: AID 1558-2.
Title: Request for Advance or Reimbursement.
Type of Review: Renewal of Information Collection.
PURPOSE: The purpose of this information collection is to assure that American Schools and Hospitals Abroad (ASHA) grasnt recipients are permitted to obtain advances or reimbursements for expenditures that are authorized by the grant agreement. The information is used by (a) ASHA to monitor grant implementation relative to financial matters, (b) the Office of Financial Management (FM) to track disbursements and expenditures, and (c) the Department of the Treasury to effect payments.
Annual Reporting Burden:
Total annual responses: 400.
Total annual hours requested: 17,866 hours.Start Signature
Dated: January 16, 2001.
Chief, Information and Records Division, Office of Administrative Services, Bureau for Management.
[FR Doc. 01-2306 Filed 1-24-01; 8:45 am]
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