Performance Review Board

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the topics identified in the section on
Matters to Be Considered.
: The announced meeting is
scheduled for Thursday, October 1,
2020, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT
and Friday, October 2, 2020, from 1:00
p.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT.
: This will be a virtual
meeting. Information about how to
participate will be posted to the OEAB
website at
: Mr.
David McKinnie, Designated Federal
Officer, Ocean Exploration Advisory
Board, National Oceanic and
Atmospheric Administration, 7600 Sand
Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115, (206)
established the OEAB under the Federal
Advisory Committee Act (FACA) and
legislation that gives the agency
statutory authority to operate an ocean
exploration program and to coordinate a
national program of ocean exploration.
The OEAB advises NOAA leadership on
strategic planning, exploration
priorities, competitive ocean
exploration grant programs, and other
matters as the NOAA Administrator
OEAB members represent government
agencies, the private sector, academic
institutions, and not-for-profit
institutions involved in all facets of
ocean exploration—from advanced
technology to citizen exploration.
In addition to advising NOAA
leadership, NOAA expects the OEAB to
help to define and develop a national
program of ocean exploration—a
network of stakeholders and
partnerships advancing national
priorities for ocean exploration.
Matters to be Considered: The OEAB
will discuss the following topics: (1)
NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and
Research program review and other
updates; (2) the National Strategy for
Mapping, Exploring, and Characterizing
the United States Exclusive Economic
Zone; (3) ocean exploration
partnerships; (4) national ocean
exploration priorities in the Pacific; and
(5) other matters as described in the
agenda. The agenda and other meeting
materials will be made available on the
OEAB website at
Status: The meeting will be open to
the public with a 15-minute public
comment period on Friday, October 2,
2020, from 3:00 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. EDT
(please check the final agenda on the
OEAB website to confirm the time). The
public may listen to the meeting and
provide comments during the public
comment period via teleconference.
Participation information will be on the
meeting agenda on the OEAB website.
The OEAB expects that public
statements at its meetings will not be
repetitive of previously submitted
verbal or written statements. In general,
each individual or group making a
verbal presentation will be limited to
three minutes. The Designated Federal
Officer must receive written comments
by September 28, 2020, to provide
sufficient time for OEAB review.
Written comments received after
September 28, 2020, will be distributed
to the OEAB but may not be reviewed
prior to the meeting date.
Special Accomodations: Requests for
sign language interpretation or other
auxiliary aids should be directed to the
Designated Federal Officer by
September 28, 2020.
Dated: September 8, 2020.
David Holst,
Director Chief Financial Officer/CAO, Office
of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research,
National Oceanic and Atmospheric
[FR Doc. 2020–20117 Filed 9–11–20; 8:45 am]
National Telecommunications and
Information Administration
Agency Information Collection
Activities; Submission to the Office of
Management and Budget (OMB) for
Review and Approval; Comment
Request; NTIA internet Use Survey
The Department of Commerce will
submit the following information
collection request to the Office of
Management and Budget (OMB) for
review and clearance in accordance
with the Paperwork Reduction Act of
1995, on or after the date of publication
of this notice. We invite the general
public and other Federal agencies to
comment on proposed, and continuing
information collections, which helps us
assess the impact of our information
collection requirements and minimize
the public’s reporting burden. Public
comments were previously requested
via the Federal Register on July 7, 2020
during a 60-day comment period. This
notice allows for an additional 30 days
for public comments.
Agency: National
Telecommunications and Information
Title: NTIA internet Use Survey.
OMB Control Number: 0660–0021.
Form Number(s): None.
Type of Request: Regular submission
(Extension of a current information
Number of Respondents: 54,000
Estimated Time per Response: 10
Burden Hours: 9,000.
Needs and Uses: Data from the NTIA
internet Use Survey will be used to help
inform federal policies related to digital
inclusion and other internet-related
issues. NTIA will use the data both in
relevant publications and to help inform
policymakers. Additionally, a public
use dataset that protects respondent
confidentiality will be created by the
Census Bureau and made available by
both agencies for use by researchers and
other members of the public.
Affected Public: Individuals and
Frequency: Biennial.
Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary.
Legal Authority: 47 U.S.C.
902(b)(2)(M), (P).
This information collection request
may be viewed at
Follow the instructions to view the
Department of Commerce collections
currently under review by OMB.
Written comments and
recommendations for the proposed
information collection should be
submitted within 30 days of the
publication of this notice on the
following website
public/do/PRAMain. Find this
particular information collection by
selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day
Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or
by using the search function and
entering either the title of the collection
or the OMB Control Number 0660–0021.
Sheleen Dumas,
Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of
the Chief Information Officer, Commerce
[FR Doc. 2020–20204 Filed 9–11–20; 8:45 am]
United States Patent and Trademark
[Docket No. PTO–C–2020–0038]
Performance Review Board
: United States Patent and
Trademark Office, Commerce.
: Notice.
: In conformance with the Civil
Service Reform Act of 1978, the United
States Patent and Trademark Office
(USPTO) announces the appointment of
persons to serve as members of its
Performance Review Board (PRB). The
PRB reviews and makes
recommendations concerning proposed
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performance appraisals, ratings,
bonuses, pay adjustments, and other
appropriate personnel actions for
incumbents of Senior Level and Senior
Executive Service positions within
: Office of Human Resources,
United States Patent and Trademark
Office, P.O. Box 1450, Alexandria, VA
Anne T. Mendez, Director, Human
Capital Management, at 571–272–6173.
: The
membership of the USPTO’s PRB is as
Laura A. Peter, Chair, Deputy Under
Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual
Property and Deputy Director of the
Frederick W. Steckler, Vice Chair, Chief
Administrative Officer, USPTO
Andrew H. Hirshfeld, Commissioner for
Patents, USPTO
David S. Gooder, Commissioner for
Trademarks, USPTO
Dennis J. Hoffman, Chief Financial
Officer, USPTO
Henry J. Holcombe, Chief Information
Officer, USPTO
Nicholas T. Matich IV, Acting General
Counsel, USPTO
Shira Perlmutter, Chief Policy Officer
and Director for International Affairs,
USPTO Alternates
Meryl L. Hershkowitz, Deputy
Commissioner for Trademark
Operations, USPTO
Andrew I. Faile, Deputy Commissioner
for Patents, USPTO
Dated: September 3, 2020.
Andrei Iancu,
Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual
Property and Director of the United States
Patent and Trademark Office.
[FR Doc. 2020–20181 Filed 9–11–20; 8:45 am]
[Docket No. CPSC–2010–0056]
Agency Information Collection
Activities; Proposed Extension of
Approval of Information Collection;
Comment Request—Safety Standard
for Bicycle Helmets
: Consumer Product Safety
: Notice.
: As required by the Paperwork
Reduction Act of 1995, the Consumer
Product Safety Commission (CPSC or
Commission) requests comments on a
proposed extension of approval for a
collection of information relating to the
Safety Standard for Bicycle Helmets.
The Office of Management and Budget
(OMB) previously approved the
collection of information under control
number 3041–0127. OMB’s most recent
extension of approval will expire on
December 31, 2020. The Commission
will consider all comments received in
response to this notice before requesting
an extension of approval of this
collection of information from OMB.
: Submit written or electronic
comments on the collection of
information by November 13, 2020.
: You may submit comments,
identified by Docket No. CPSC–2010–
0056, by any of the following methods:
Electronic Submissions: Submit
electronic comments to the Federal
eRulemaking Portal at: https:// Follow the
instructions for submitting comments.
The CPSC does not accept comments
submitted by electronic mail (email),
except through https:// The CPSC
encourages you to submit electronic
comments by using the Federal
eRulemaking Portal, as described above.
Mail/Hand Delivery/Courier Written
Submissions: Submit comments by
mail/hand delivery/courier to: Division
of the Secretariat, Consumer Product
Safety Commission, Room 820, 4330
East West Highway, Bethesda, MD
20814; telephone (301) 504–7479.
Instructions: All submissions received
must include the agency name and
docket number for this notice. All
comments received may be posted
without change, including any personal
identifiers, contact information, or other
personal information provided, to: Do not
submit electronically confidential
business information, trade secret
information, or other sensitive or
protected information that you do not
want to be available to the public. If you
wish to submit such information, please
submit it according to the instructions
for written submissions.
Docket: For access to the docket to
read background documents or
comments received, go to: https://, and insert the
docket number, CPSC–2010–0056, into
the ‘‘Search’’ box, and follow the
Cynthia Gillham, Consumer Product
Safety Commission, 4330 East West
Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814; (301)
504–7791, or by email to: cgillham@
seeks to renew the following collection
of information:
Title: Safety Standard for Bicycle
OMB Number: 3041–0127.
Type of Review: Renewal of
Frequency of Response: On occasion.
Affected Public: Manufacturers and
importers of bicycle helmets.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 38
manufacturers and importers will
maintain test records of an estimated
200 models total annually, including
older models and new models. Testing
on bicycle helmets must be conducted
for each new production lot and the test
records must be maintained for 3 years.
Estimated Time per Response: 200
hours/model to test 40 new models
(including new prototypes) and an
estimated 100 hours/model to test new
production lots of 160 older models.
Additionally, manufacturers and
importers may require 4 hours annually
per model for recordkeeping for
approximately 200 models.
Total Estimated Annual Burden:
24,800 hours (24,000 hours for testing
and 800 hours for recordkeeping).
General Description of Collection: In
1998, the Commission issued a safety
standard for bicycle helmets (16 CFR
part 1203). The standard includes
requirements for labeling and
instructions. The standard also requires
that manufacturers and importers of
bicycle helmets subject to the standard
issue certificates of compliance based
on a reasonable testing program. Every
person issuing certificates of
compliance must maintain certain
records. Respondents must comply with
the requirements in 16 CFR part 1203
for labeling and instructions, testing,
certification, and recordkeeping.
Request for Comments
The Commission solicits written
comments from all interested persons
about the proposed collection of
information. The Commission
specifically solicits information relevant
to the following topics:
Whether the collection of
information described above is
necessary for the proper performance of
the Commission’s functions, including
whether the information would have
practical utility;
Whether the estimated burden of
the proposed collection of information
is accurate;
Whether the quality, utility, and
clarity of the information to be collected
could be enhanced; and
Whether the burden imposed by the
collection of information could be
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