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60-day notice and request for comments.


The Small Business Administration (SBA) intends to request approval, from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the collection of information described below. The Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35 requires federal agencies to publish a notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information before submission to OMB, and to allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice complies with that requirement.


Submit comments on or before April 13, 2015.


Send all comments to Rachel Newman Karton, Program Analyst, Office of Entrepreneurial Development, Small Business Administration, 409 3rd Street SW., 6th Floor, Washington, DC 20416.

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Rachel Newman Karton, Program Analyst, Office of Entrepreneurial Development,, 202-619-1816, or Curtis B. Rich, Management Analyst, 202-205-7030,

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Each form is used to notify recipients of grant awards and cooperative agreement awards. Form 1222 is used also to document logistical and budgetary information gathered from the awardees application and proposal. Awardees/Respondents are universities, colleges, state and local government, for-profit and non-profit organizations. Form 1224 is used to certify the cost sharing by the recipient.

Solicitation of Public Comments:

SBA is requesting comments on (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the agency to properly perform its functions; (b) whether the burden estimates are accurate; (c) whether there are ways to minimize the burden, including through the use of automated techniques or other forms of information technology; and (d) whether there are ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information.

Summary of Information Collection:

(1) Title: Notice of Award and Grant/Cooperative Agreement Cost Sharing Proposal.

Description of Respondents: SBA Grant Recipients.

Form Number: SBA Forms 1222 and 1224.

Total Estimated Annual Responses: 2,745.

Total Estimated Annual Hour Burden: 205,440.

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Curtis B. Rich,

Management Analyst.

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[FR Doc. 2015-02772 Filed 2-10-15; 8:45 am]