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Notice of Information Collection

July 14, 2014



Notice of information collection.

Citation: "79 FR 40792"

Document Number: "Notice: (14-052)"

Page Number: "40792"

"Notices"

SUMMARY: The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).

   DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received within 30 days from the date of this publication.

   ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on the proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 7th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention: Desk Officer for NASA.

   FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument(s) and instructions should be directed to Ms. Frances Teel, NASA PRA Clearance Officer, NASA Headquarters, 300 E Street SW., Mail Code JF0000, Washington, DC 20546 or frances.c.teel@nasa.gov.

   SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This information collection is associated with recordkeeping and reporting activities that are necessary to ensure proper accounting of Federal funds and property provided under NASA cooperative agreements with commercial firms.

II. Method of Collection

   Electronic funds transfer is used for payment under Treasury guidance. In addition, NASA encourages the use of computer technology and is participating in Federal efforts to extend the use of information technology to more Government processes via the Internet. Specifically, progress has been made in the area of property reporting, most of it being done electronically.

III. Data

   Title: Cooperative Agreements with Commercial Firms.

   OMB Number: 2700-0092.

   Type of review: Reinstatement of a Previously Approved Information Collection.

   Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.

   Estimated Number of Respondents: 50.

   Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,218.

   Estimated Total Annual Cost: $40,072.00.

IV. Request for Comments

   Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of NASA, including whether the information collected has practical utility; (2) the accuracy of NASA's estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (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 respondents, including automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology.

   Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection. They will also become a matter of public record.

Frances Teel,

NASA PRA Clearance Officer.

[FR Doc. 2014-16389 Filed 7-11-14; 8:45 am]

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