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The Department of Defense has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35).


Consideration will be given to all comments received by December 30, 2009.

Title and OMB Number: SMART Information Management System (SIMS); Application Form Number TBD; OMB Control Number 0704-TBD.

Type of Request: New.

Number of Respondents: 1,000.

Responses per Respondent: 4.

Annual Responses: 4,000.

Average Burden per Response: 15 minutes.

Annual Burden Hours: 1,000 hours.

Needs and Uses: Respondents are SMART Program participants and their advisors, future employers, and mentors who provide contact, Program progress, and student status information for the purpose of monitoring student participants' progress and position in the SMART Program as part of their agreement as Program participants. All information is collected by direct entry during secure logon sessions and/or by electronic or paper forms collected by SMART Program staff performing official duties.

Affected Public: Individuals or households; not-for-profit institutions; Federal Government.

Frequency: On occasion.

Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits.

OMB Desk Officer: Ms. Jasmeet Seehra.

Written comments and recommendations on the proposed information collection should be sent to Ms. Seehra at the Office of Management and Budget, Desk Officer for DoD, Room 10236, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503.

You may also submit comments, identified by docket number and title, by the following method:Start Printed Page 62564

Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name, docket number and title for this Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the public is to make these submissions available for public viewing on the Internet at as they are received without change, including any personal identifiers or contact information.

DoD Clearance Officer: Ms. Patricia Toppings.

Written requests for copies of the information collection proposal should be sent to Ms. Toppings at WHS/ESD/Information Management Division, 1777 North Kent Street, RPN, Suite 11000, Arlington, VA 22209-2133.

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Dated: November 19, 2009.

Patricia L. Toppings,

OSD Federal Register, Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.

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[FR Doc. E9-28523 Filed 11-27-09; 8:45 am]