82 FR 50861 - Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Organization of Scientific Area Committees for Forensic Science (OSAC) Membership Application

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
National Institute of Standards and Technology

Federal Register Volume 82, Issue 211 (November 2, 2017)

Page Range50861-50862
FR Document2017-23905

The Department of Commerce, 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.

Federal Register, Volume 82 Issue 211 (Thursday, November 2, 2017)
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[FR Doc No: 2017-23905]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Institute of Standards and Technology


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Organization of 
Scientific Area Committees for Forensic Science (OSAC) Membership 
Application

AGENCY: National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), 
Commerce.

ACTION: Notice. Agency Information Collection Activities, Proposals, 
Submissions and Approvals.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, 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.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before January 2, 2018.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Jennifer Jessup, Departmental 
Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th 
and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet 
at [email protected]).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should 
be directed to John Paul Jones II, Program Manager, Office of Special 
Programs, NIST, 100 Bureau Drive, Mailstop 8102, Gaithersburg, MD 
20899; 301-975-2782; [email protected]

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Abstract

    NIST established the Organization of Scientific Area Committees for 
Forensic Science (OSAC) to enable a coordinated U.S. approach to 
standards for the forensic science disciplines. NIST seeks broad 
participation from forensic science practitioners, researchers, 
metrologists, statisticians, accreditation bodes, defense, and 
prosecution. NIST solicits self-nominations from these communities, 
using the OSAC Membership Application, to identify individuals 
interested and qualified to contribute.

II. Method of Collection

    The OSAC Membership Application may be completed and submitted only 
via web-based application.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0693-0070.

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    Form Number(s): None.
    Type of Review: Regular submission, extension of a current 
information collection.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 2500.
    Estimated Time per Response: 30 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,250.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0.

IV. Request for Comments

    Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
the agency, including whether the information shall have practical 
utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden 
(including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; 
(c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the 
collection of information on respondents, including through the use of 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information 
collection; they also will become a matter of public record.

Sheleen Dumas,
Departmental PRA Lead, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-23905 Filed 11-1-17; 8:45 am]
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PublisherOffice of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration
SectionNotices
ActionNotice. Agency Information Collection Activities, Proposals, Submissions and Approvals.
DatesWritten comments must be submitted on or before January 2, 2018.
ContactRequests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to John Paul Jones II, Program Manager, Office of Special Programs, NIST, 100 Bureau Drive, Mailstop 8102, Gaithersburg, MD 20899; 301-975-2782; [email protected]
FR Citation82 FR 50861 

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