83 FR 43656 - Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request


Federal Register Volume 83, Issue 166 (August 27, 2018)

Page Range43656-43656
FR Document2018-18513

Federal Register, Volume 83 Issue 166 (Monday, August 27, 2018)
[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 166 (Monday, August 27, 2018)]
[Page 43656]
From the Federal Register Online  [www.thefederalregister.org]
[FR Doc No: 2018-18513]



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: Manufacturing Extension Partnership Management Information 
    OMB Control Number: 0693-0032.
    Form Number(s): None.
    Type of Request: Revision and extension of an approved information 
    Number of Respondents: 51.
    Average Hours per Response: 20 Hours for Quarterly Review, 4 Hours 
for Semi-Annual Review, 30 hours for the Annual Review; 80 hours for 
Panel Review.
    Burden Hours: 5,508 hours for quarterly, semi-annual and annual 
Review; and 1,360 hours for Panel Review.
    Needs and Uses: NIST MEP offers technical and business solutions to 
small- and medium-sized manufacturers to improve their productivity, 
improve profitability, and enhance their economic competitiveness. This 
is a major program which links all 50 states and Puerto Rico and the 
manufacturers through more than 400 affiliated MEP Centers and Field 
Offices. NIST MEP has many legislative and contractual requirements for 
collecting data and information from the MEP Centers. This information 
is used for the following purposes: (1) Program Accountability, (2) 
Reports to Stakeholders, (3) Continuous Improvement; and (4) 
Identification of Distinctive Practices.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.
    Frequency: Quarterly, Semi-Annual, and Annual Reporting.
    Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits.
    This information collection request may be viewed at reginfo.gov. 
Follow the instructions to view Department of Commerce collections 
currently under review by OMB.
    Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information 
collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice 
to [email protected] or fax to (202) 395-5806.

Sheleen Dumas,
Departmental Lead PRA Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2018-18513 Filed 8-24-18; 8:45 am]

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FR Citation83 FR 43656 

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