[Federal Register Volume 61, Number 16 (Wednesday, January 24, 1996)]
[Notices]
[Page 2000]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 96-1061]



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UNITED STATES INFORMATION AGENCY

Reporting and Information Collection Requirements Under Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) Review

agency: United States Information Agency.

action: Notice of Reporting Requirements Submitted for OMB Review.

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summary: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 
(44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), this notice announces that the following 
information collection activity has been forwarded to the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The information 
collection activity involved with this program is conducted pursuant to 
the mandate given to the United States Information Agency (USIA) under 
the terms and conditions of the Mutual Educational and Cultural 
Exchange Act of 1961, Public Law 87-256. USIA is requesting approval 
for a revision and three-year extension of an information collection 
entitled ``College and University Affiliations Program'', under OMB 
control number 3116-0179 which expires February 28, 1996. Estimated 
burden hours per response is thirty hours. Respondents will be required 
to respond only one time.

dates: Comments are due on or before February 23, 1996.

copies: Copies of the Request for Clearance (OMB 83-I), supporting 
statement, and other documents that have been submitted to OMB for 
approval may be obtained from the USIA Clearance Officer. Comments 
should be submitted to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs 
of OMB, Attention: Desk Officer for USIA, and also to the USIA 
Clearance Officer.

for further information contact: Agency Clearance Officer, Ms. 
Jeannette Giovetti, United States Information Agency, M/ADD, 301 Fourth 
Street, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20547, telephone (202) 619-4408, 
internet address [email protected]; and OMB review: Mr. Jefferson Hill, 
Office of Information And Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and 
Budget, New Executive Office Building, Docket Library, Room 1002, NEOB, 
Washington, D.C. 20503, Telephone (202) 395-3176.

supplementary information: An Agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a 
person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless 
it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The Federal Register 
notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on this 
collection of information was published on November 7, 1995 (60 
FR56186).
    Public reporting burden for this collection of information (Paper 
Work Reduction Project: OMB No. 3116-0179) is estimated to average 
thirty hours per response, including the time for reviewing 
instructions, searching existing data sources, gathering and 
maintaining the data needed, and completing and reviewing the 
collection of information. Send comments regarding this burden estimate 
or any other aspect of this collection of information, including 
suggestions for reducing the burden, to the United States Information 
Agency, M/ADD, 301 Fourth Street, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20547; and to 
the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management 
and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Docket Library, Room 10202, 
NEOB, Washington, D.C. 20503.
    Title: ``College and University Affiliations Program''
    Form Numbers: None.
    Abstract: Under the College and University Affiliations Program, 
USIA offers grants-in-aid to support the development or enhancement of 
institutional partnerships between U.S. and foreign colleges and 
universities. The program promotes mutual understanding, strengthens 
research and teaching capabilities, and improves the academic 
curricula.

Proposed Frequency of Responses

No. of Respondents--130
Recordkeeping Hours--30
  Total Annual Burden--3,900

    Dated: January 19, 1996.
Rose Royal,
Federal Register Liaison.
[FR Doc. 96-1061 Filed 1-23-96; 8:45 am]
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