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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: National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

Title: NIST Generic Clearance for Usability Data Collections

OMB Control Number: 0693-0043.

Form Number(s): None.

Type of Request: Regular Submission (revision and extension of a currently approved information collection).

Number of Respondents: 150,000.

Average Hours per Response: Varied, dependent upon the data collection method used. The possible response time to complete a questionnaire may be 15 minutes or 2 hours to participate in an empirical study.

Burden Hours: 100,000.

Needs and Uses: NIST will conduct information collections to evaluate the usability and utility of NIST research for measurement and standardization work. These data collections efforts may include, but may not be limited to electronic methodologies, empirical studies, video and audio collections, interview, and questionnaires.

Affected Public: Individual or households; State, Local or Tribal Government; Federal Government.

Frequency: On occasion.

Respondent's Obligation: Voluntary.

This information collection request may be viewed at 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 or fax to (202) 395-5806.

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Sheleen Dumas,

Departmental Lead PRA Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Commerce Department.

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[FR Doc. 2018-26408 Filed 12-4-18; 8:45 am]