The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35).
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
Title: Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery.
OMB Control Number: 0690-0030.
Form Number(s): Not applicable.
Type of Request: Regular submission (extension of a currently approved information collection).
Number of Respondents: 244,710.
Average Hours per Response: 5 to 30 minutes for surveys; 1 to 2 hours for focus groups; 30 minutes to 1 hour for interviews (Other response times will depend on the type of information collected).
Burden Hours: 63,134.
Needs and Uses: Executive Order 12862 directs Federal agencies to provide service to the public that matches or exceeds the best service available in the private sector. In order to work continuously to ensure that the Department of Commerce (DOC) programs are effective and meet our customers' needs we use a generic clearance process to collect qualitative feedback on our service delivery. This collection of information is necessary to enable DOC to garner customer and stakeholder feedback in an efficient, timely manner, in accordance with our commitment to improving service delivery. This feedback will provide insights into customer or stakeholder perceptions, experiences and expectations, provide an early warning of issues with service, or focus attention on areas where communication, training or changes in operations might improve delivery of products or services.
Affected Public: Individuals or households; Businesses or other for-profit organizations; Not-for-profit institutions; State, Local or Tribal Government; Federal Government.
Frequency: One-time; Annually.
Respondent's Obligation: Voluntary.
This information collection request may be viewed at reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view Department of Commerce collections currently under review by OMB.
Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov or fax to (202) 395-5806.
Dated: April 23, 2014.
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2014-09670 Filed 4-28-14; 8:45 am]
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