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Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection

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AGENCY:

United States Trade and Development.

ACTION:

Request for comments.

SUMMARY:

In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the U.S. Trade and Development Agency's intention to request an extension for a currently approved information collection for Evaluation of USTDA Performance. USTDA invites general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the following proposed information collection. Comments may be sent to Carolyn Hum, Administrative Officer. All comments received will be available for public inspection during regular business hours at the same address.

DATES:

Comments on this notice must be received by September 11, 2017 to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES:

To access and review all of the documents related to the information collection listed in this notice, please use http://www.regulations.gov by searching the agency name. Comments submitted in response to this notice should be submitted electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov or via postal mail, commercial delivery, or hand delivery. All submissions received must include the agency name. Please note that comments submitted by fax or email and those submitted after the comment period will not be accepted. Written requests for information or comments submitted by postal mail or delivery should be addressed to the Administrative Officer, U.S. Trade and Development Agency, 1000 Wilson Blvd., Suite 1600, Arlington, VA 22209-3901.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Carolyn Hum, Administrative Officer, Attn: PRA, U.S. Trade and Development Agency, 1000 Wilson Blvd., Suite 1600, Arlington, VA 22209-3901; Tel.: (703) 875-4357, Fax: (703) 875-4009; Email: PRA@ustda.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology.

Summary Collection Under Review

Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information collection.

Expiration Date of Previous Approval: 11/30/2017.

Title: Evaluation of USTDA Performance.

Form Number: USTDA 1000E-2011a.

Frequency of Use: annually for duration of project.

Type of Respondents: Business or other for profit; Not-for-profit institutions; Farms; Federal Government.

Estimated Number of Responses: 1,440 to 1,800 per year.

Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 480 to 600 hours per year.

Federal Cost: $324,453.

Authority for Information Collection: Government Performance and Results Act of 1993 103 Pub. L. 62; 107 Stat. 285.

Abstract: USTDA and contractors will collect information from various stakeholders on USTDA-funded activities regarding development impact and/or commercial objectives as well as evaluate success regarding GPRA objectives.

All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record.

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Dated: June 26, 2017.

Carolyn Hum,

Administrative Officer.

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[FR Doc. 2017-13800 Filed 7-11-17; 8:45 am]

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