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Submission for OMB Review; 30-Day Comment Request: Request for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Line To Be Approved for Use in NIH-Funded Research

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Under the provisions of Section 3507(a)(1)(D) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the National Institutes of Health has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for review and approval of the information collection instrument listed below. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on February 28, 2013, pages 13688-13689, and allowed 60 days for public comment. No public comments were received. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comment. The National Institutes of Health may not conduct or sponsor, and the respondent is not required to respond to, an information collection that has been extended, revised, or implemented on or after October 1, 1995, unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.

Direct Comments to OMB: Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained in this notice, especially regarding the estimated public burden and associated response time, should be directed to the Office of Management and Budget, Office of Regulatory Affairs,; or by fax to 202-395-6974, Attention: NIH Desk Officer.

Comment Due Date: Comments regarding this information collection are best assured of having their full effect if received within 30 days of the date of this publication.

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To obtain a copy of the data collection plans and instruments, submit comments in writing, or request more information on the proposed project, contact: Dr. Ellen Gadbois, Office of Science Policy, Office of the Director, NIH, Building 1, Room 218, MSC 0166, 1 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892; or call the non-toll-free number 301-496-1454; or email your request, including your address, to Formal requests for additional plans and instruments must be requested in writing.

Proposed Collection: Request for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Line to be Approved for Use in NIH-Funded Research, 0925-0601, Expiration Date 04/30/2013—EXTENSION, Office of Extramural Research, National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Need and Use of Information Collection: The form is used by applicants to request that human embryonic stem cell lines be approved for use in NIH-funded research. Applicants may submit applications at any time.

OMB approval is requested for 3 years. There are no costs to respondents other than their time. The total estimated annualized burden hours is 2,550.

Estimated Annualized Burden Hours

Type of respondentNumber of respondentsNumber of responses per respondentAverage time per response (in hours)Total annual burden hour
NIH grantees and others in possession of hESC lines503172,550
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Dated: April 22, 2013.

Lawrence A. Tabak,

Deputy Director, National Institutes of Health.

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[FR Doc. 2013-10042 Filed 4-26-13; 8:45 am]