[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 236 (Friday, December 7, 2012)]
[Page 73009]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-29572]



Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

    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, Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (HMEP) 
Program Application Requirements.
    OMB Control Number: 0693-0056.
    Form Number(s): None.
    Type of Request: Regular submission (extension of a currently 
approved collection).
    Number of Respondents: 12.
    Average Hours per Response: 112.
    Burden Hours: 1,344.
    Needs and Uses: The object of NIST Hollings Manufacturing Extension 
Partnership (HMEP) Program is to enhance productivity, technological 
performance, and strengthen the global competitiveness of small- and 
medium-sized U.S.-based manufacturing firms.
    Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions; State or local 
government; consortia of not-for-profit institutions.
    Frequency: Annually.
    Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain benefits.
    OMB Desk Officer: Jasmeet Seehra, (202) 395-3123.
    Copies of the above information collection proposal can be obtained 
by calling or writing Jennifer Jessup, Departmental Paperwork Clearance 
Officer, (202) 482-0336, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th and 
Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at 
[email protected]).
    Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information 
collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice 
to Jasmeet Seehra, OMB Desk Officer, Fax number (202) 395-5167, or via 
the Internet at [email protected].

Gwellnar Banks,
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2012-29572 Filed 12-6-12; 8:45 am]