Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of Education (ED).
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In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing an extension of a currently approved collection.
Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before April 19, 2021.
Written comments and recommendations for proposed information collection requests should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. Find this information collection request by selecting “Department of Education” under “Currently Under Review,” then check “Only Show ICR for Public Comment” checkbox. Comments may also be sent to ICDocketmgr@ed.gov.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
For specific questions related to collection activities, please contact Elise Cook, 202-401-3769.
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The Department of Education (ED), in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), provides the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed, revised, and continuing collections of information. This helps the Department assess the impact of its information collection requirements and minimize the public's reporting burden. It also helps the public understand the Department's information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. ED is soliciting comments on the proposed information collection request (ICR) that is described below. The Department of Education is especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection necessary to the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Please note that written comments received in response to this notice will be considered public records.
Title of Collection: Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Third Party Perjury Form.
OMB Control Number: 1880-0545.
Type of Review: An extension of a currently approved information collection.
Respondents/Affected Public: Individuals or Households.
Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 62,000.
Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 31,000.
Abstract: This collection is necessary to certify the identity of individuals requesting information under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Privacy Act (PA). This certification is required under 5 U.S.C. 552a(b). The form is used by Privacy Act requesters to obtain personal records via regular mail, fax, or email. The department will use the information to help identify first-party or third-party requesters with same or similar name when requesting retrieval of their own documents.
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Dated: March 15, 2021.
PRA Coordinator, Strategic Collections and Clearance, Governance and Strategy Division, Office of Chief Data Officer, Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development.
[FR Doc. 2021-05637 Filed 3-17-21; 8:45 am]
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