[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 16 (Tuesday, January 27, 2009)]
[Pages 4763-4764]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-1709]



[Notice: (09-010)]

Notice of Information Collection

AGENCY: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

ACTION: Notice of information collection.


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: All comments should be submitted within 60 calendar days from 
the date of this publication.

ADDRESSES: All comments should be addressed to Dr. Walter Kit, National 
Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC 20546-0001.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection instrument(s) and instructions 
should be directed to Dr. Walter Kit, NASA Clearance Officer, NASA 
Headquarters, 300 E Street SW., JE0000, Washington, DC 20546, (202) 
358-1350, Walter.Kit-1@nasa.gov.


I. Abstract

    NASA needs information pertaining to experiences of program 
beneficiaries in programs and activities receiving NASA financial 
assistance, such as student experiences in science, technology, 
engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programs, in order to more 
effectively conduct civil rights compliance reviews of programs 
receiving federal financial assistance from NASA. Such reviews are 
required by NASA regulations under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 
1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the 
Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and 
Section 619 of the NASA Authorization Act of 2005 (requiring NASA to 
conduct at least two Title IX reviews annually of NASA grant recipient 

II. Method of Collection

    NASA will utilize several on-line survey tools that will allow 
students at institutions on which NASA is conducting Title IX 
compliance reviews to provide responses by e-mail.

III. Data

    Title: External Program: Civil Rights Survey.
    OMB Number: 2700-XXXX.
    Type of review: New Collection.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 500.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Estimated Time per Response: 0.25 hour.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 125 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost: $0.00.

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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.

Walter Kit,
NASA Clearance Officer.
 [FR Doc. E9-1709 Filed 1-26-09; 8:45 am]