[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 31 (Wednesday, February 14, 2018)]
[Pages 6536-6537]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-02971]



[Docket No.: ED-2017-ICCD-0151]

Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the 
Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment 
Request; OSERS Peer Review Data Form

AGENCY: Department of Education (ED).

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is 
proposing a reinstatement of a previously approved information 

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
March 16, 2018.

ADDRESSES: To access and review all the documents related to the 
information collection listed in this notice, please use http://www.regulations.gov by searching the Docket ID number ED-2017-ICCD-
0151. Comments submitted in response to this notice should be submitted 
electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov by selecting the Docket ID number or via postal 
mail, commercial delivery, or hand delivery. Please note that comments 
submitted by fax or email and those submitted after the comment period 
will not be accepted. Written requests for information or comments 
submitted by postal mail or delivery should be addressed to the 
Director of the Information Collection Clearance Division, U.S. 
Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW, LBJ, Room 216-44, 
Washington, DC 20202-4537.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to 
collection activities, please contact Patricia Wright, 202-245-7620.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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: OSERS Peer Review Data Form.
    OMB Control Number: 1820-0583.
    Type of Review: A reinstatement of a previously approved 
information collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Individuals or Households.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 1,500.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 250.
    Abstract: The OSERS Peer Reviewer Data Form (OPRDF) is used by 
OSERS staff to identify potential reviewers who would be qualified to 
review specific types of grant applications for funding; to provide 
background contact information for each potential reviewer; and to 
provide information on any reasonable accommodations that might be 
required by the individual. The previous version of the OPRDF, 1820-
0583, expired on September 30, 2017. The revised version of the OSERS 
Peer Data Form included in this information collection request contains 
additional questions to better match field experts with the review of 
OSERS funding opportunities. There are also additional questions aimed 
to better meet the needs of peer reviewers who require reasonable 

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    Dated: February 8, 2018.
Tomakie Washington,
Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Office of 
the Chief Privacy Officer, Office of Management.
[FR Doc. 2018-02971 Filed 2-13-18; 8:45 am]