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Notice of Information Collection Under OMB Review

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AGENCY:

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

ACTION:

Notice of information collection under OMB review.

SUMMARY:

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).

DATES:

All comments should be submitted within 30 calendar days from the date of this publication.

ADDRESSES:

All comments should be addressed to Jasmeet Seehra, Desk Officer for NASA; Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs; Room 10236; New Executive Office Building; Washington, DC 20503.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument(s) and instructions should be directed to Dr. Walter Kit, NASA Clearance Officer, NASA Headquarters, 300 E Street SW., JB0000, Washington, DC 20546, (202) 358-1350, Walter.Kit-1@nasa.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

NASA needs to collect racial and ethnic data information from on-line job applicants to determine if NASA's recruitment efforts are reaching all segments of the country, as required by Federal law.

II. Method of Collection

NASA will utilize a Web-based application form with instructions and other application materials also on-line. All data will be collected via this Web-based application (separate under graduate and graduate forms) and unless the user chooses to download the application form and other application materials and mail them in.

NASA will utilize an on-line job application system to collect information. There is no other information technology application available to reduce applicant burden.

III. Data

Title: NASA Voluntary On-Line Job Applicant Racial and Ethnic Data Collection

OMB Number: 2700-XXXX.

Type of review: New Collection.

Affected Public: Individuals or households.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 40,000.

Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.

Estimated Time per Response: 0.083 hour.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3334 hours.

Estimated Total Annual Cost: $0.00.

IV. Request for Comments

Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of NASA, including whether the information collected has practical utility; (2) the accuracy of NASA's estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology.

Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection. Start Printed Page 3103They will also become a matter of public record.

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Dr. Walter Kit,

NASA Clearance Officer.

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[FR Doc. E9-869 Filed 1-15-09; 8:45 am]

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