Economic Development Administration, Commerce.
The Department of Commerce, 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.
Written comments must be submitted on or before June 10, 2011.
Direct all written comments to Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at dHynek@doc.gov).Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Kenneth M. Kukovich, EDA PRA Liaison, Office of Management Services, Economic Development Administration, Department of Commerce, HCHB Room 7227, 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482-4965; fax: (202) 501-0766; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The mission of the Economic Development Administration (EDA) is to lead the federal economic development agenda by promoting innovation and competitiveness, preparing American regions for growth and success in the worldwide economy. In 2010, EDA made improvements in its grant application process. The proposed short survey of five to ten questions will help EDA assess the effectiveness and overall customer satisfaction with the improvements to the grant application process and to make any necessary adjustments. EDA would like to conduct surveys of approximately 300 applicants every three months.
II. Method of Collection
OMB Control Number: None.
Form Number(s): None.
Type of Review: Regular submission (new information collection).
Affected Public: Not for-profit institutions; state or local governments.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 300.
Estimated Time per Response: 10 minutes.
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 200.
Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0.
IV. Request for Comments
Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection 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 agency's estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record.Start Signature
Dated: April 5, 2011.
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2011-8493 Filed 4-8-11; 8:45 am]
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