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3738 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No.

14 / Tuesday, January 22, 2008 / Notices

is hereby given of the following as amended. The grant applications and Emphasis Panel, RFA AA–08–001/002: The
meeting. the discussions could disclose Role of Mitochondria in Alcohol-Induced
The meeting will be closed to the confidential trade secrets or commercial Tissue Injury.
public in accordance with the property such as patentable materials, Date: March 17–18, 2008.
Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
provisions set forth in sections and personal information concerning Agenda: To review and evaluate grant
552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), Title 5 U.S.C., individuals associated with the grant applications.
as amended. The grant applications and applications, the disclosure of which Place: Washington Plaza Hotel, 10 Thomas
the discussions could disclose would constitute a clearly unwarranted Circle, NW., Washington, DC 20005.
confidential trade secrets or commercial invasion of personal privacy. Contact Person: Philippe Marmillot, PhD,
property such as patentable material, Name of Committee: National Institute on Scientific Review Administrator, National
and personal information concerning Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Special Institutes of Health, National Institute on
individuals associated with the grant Emphasis Panel, Neuroscience Research Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 5635 Fishers
applications, the disclosure of which Review. Lane, Rm 3045, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–
Date: March 17–18, 2008. 443–2861, marmillotp@mail.nih.gov.
would constitute a clearly unwarranted
invasion of personal privacy. Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance
Agenda: To review and evaluate grant Program Nos. 93.271, Alcohol Research
Name of Committee: National Institute of applications. Career Development Awards for Scientists
Environmental Health Sciences Special Place: Embassy Suites Hotel at the Chevy and Clinicians; 93.272, Alcohol National
Emphasis Panel, Exposure, Immune and Chase Pavilion, 4300 Military Road, NW., Research Service Awards for Research
Genetic Mechanisms of Beryllium. Washington, DC 20015. Training; 93.273, Alcohol Research Programs;
Date: February 13, 2008. Contact Person: Beata Buzas, PhD, 93.891, Alcohol Research Center Grants,
Time: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Scientific Review Administrator, National National Institutes of Health, HHS)
Agenda: To review and evaluate program Institute on Alcohol Abuse, and Alcoholism,
documents. Dated: January 14, 2008.
National Institutes of Health, 5635 Fishers
Place: Hilton Garden Inn, 7007 Fayetteville Lane, Rm 3041, Rockville, MD 20852, 301– Jennifer Spaeth,
Road, Durham, NC 27713. 443–080, bbuzas@mail.nih.gov. Director, Office of Federal Advisory
Contact Person: Teresa Nesbitt, PhD, DVM, (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Committee Policy.
Chief, Scientific Review Branch, DEA, Program Nos. 93.271, Alcohol Research [FR Doc. 08–183 Filed 1–18–08; 8:45 am]
National Inst. of Environmental Health Career Development Awards for Scientists BILLING CODE 4140–01–M
Sciences, National Institutes of Health, 79 and Clinicians; 93.272, Alcohol National
T.W. Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Research Service Awards for Research
Park, NC 27709, 919/541–7571, Training; 93.273, Alcohol Research Programs;
nesbittt@niehs.nih.gov. 93.891, Alcohol Research Center Grants, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND
(Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance National Institutes of Health, HHS) SECURITY
Program Nos. 93.115, Biometry and Risk Dated: January 14, 2008.
Estimation—Health Risks from Office for Civil Rights and Civil
Jennifer Spaeth, Liberties; DHS Individual Complaint of
Environmental Exposures; 93.142, NIEHS
Hazardous Waste Worker Health and Safety Director, Office of Federal Advisory Employment Discrimination
Training; 93.143, NIEHS Superfund Committee Policy.
Hazardous Substances—Basic Research and [FR Doc. 08–182 Filed 1–18–08; 8:45 am] AGENCY: Office for Civil Rights and Civil
Education; 93.894, Resources and Manpower BILLING CODE 4140–01–M Liberties, DHS.
Development in the Environmental Health ACTION: 60-Day Notice and request for
Sciences; 93.113, Biological Response to comments; Extension of an existing
Environmental Health Hazards; 93.114, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND information collection 1610–0001, DHS
Applied Toxicological Research and Testing, HUMAN SERVICES Form 3090–1.
National Institutes of Health, HHS)
Dated: January 14, 2008. National Institutes of Health SUMMARY: The Department of Homeland
Jennifer Spaeth, Security, Office for Civil Rights and
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse Civil Liberties, submits this extension
Director, Office of Federal Advisory
Committee Policy.
and Alcoholism; Notice of Closed for the following information collection
Meeting request (ICR) to the Office of
[FR Doc. 08–181 Filed 1–18–08; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4140–01–M Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Management and Budget (OMB) for
Federal Advisory Committee Act, as review and clearance in accordance
amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2), notice with the Paperwork Reduction Act of
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND is hereby given of the following 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13, 44 U.S.C. Chapter
HUMAN SERVICES meetings. 35). The Office for Civil Rights and Civil
The meeting will be closed to the Liberties is soliciting comments
National Institutes of Health public in accordance with the concerning an extension to an existing
provisions set forth in sections information collection, DHS Individual
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), Title 5 U.S.C., Complaint of Employment
and Alcoholism; Notice of Closed as amended. The grant applications and Discrimination Form, DHS 3090–1.
Meeting the discussions could disclose DATES: Comments are encouraged and
Pursuant to section 10(d) of the confidential trade secrets or commercial will be accepted until March 24, 2008.
Federal Advisory Committee Act, as property such as patentable material, This process is conducted in accordance
amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2), notice and personal information concerning with 5 CFR 1320.1.
is hereby given of the following individuals associated with the grant ADDRESSES: Written comments and/or
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meeting. applications, the disclosure of which suggestions regarding the item(s)


The meeting will be closed to the would constitute a clearly unwarranted contained in this notice, especially
public in accordance with the invasion of personal privacy. regarding the estimated public burden
provisions set forth in sections Name of Committee: National Institute on and associated response time, should be
552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), Title 5 U.S.C., Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Special directed to the Department of Homeland

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Security (DHS), Office for Civil Rights Estimated Time per Respondent: 30 Department of Housing and Urban
and Civil Liberties, Mail Stop 0800, 245 minutes per response. Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW.,
Murray Lane, SW., Bldg 110, Total Burden Hours: 600 annual Washington, DC 20410. Hearing- or
Washington, DC 20528. Comments may burden hours. speech-impaired persons may contact
also be submitted to DHS via facsimile Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): the Federal Information Relay Service at
to (202) 357–8298 or via e-mail at None. (800) 877–8339 (TTY). (Other than the
Civil.Liberties@HQ.DHS.GOV. Total Burden Cost (operating/ ‘‘800’’ TTY number, the above-listed
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If maintaining): None. telephone numbers are not toll-free.)
additional information is required SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In
Scott Charbo,
contact: the Department of Homeland addition to being published in the
Chief Information Officer.
Security (DHS), Office for Civil Rights Federal Register, these data will be
[FR Doc. E8–937 Filed 1–18–08; 8:45 am] available electronically from the HUD
and Civil Liberties, Mail Stop 0800, 245 BILLING CODE 4410–10–P
Murray Lane, SW., Bldg 110, data information page: http://
Washington, DC 20528, (202) 401–1474, www.huduser.org/datasets/aaf.html.
(202) 401–0470 (TTY). I. Methodology
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This form URBAN DEVELOPMENT AAFs are calculated using CPI data on
will allow a complainant to submit rents and utilities for all metropolitan
required information used by the [Docket No. FR–5182–N–01]
areas that are specifically surveyed for
Department to process an employment the CPI. AAFs for other areas use the
discrimination complaint with the Section 8 Housing Assistance
Payments Program—Contract Rent more general CPI for rents and utilities
Department of Homeland Security. The calculated for the four Census Regions,
information contained in this form will Annual Adjustment Factors, Fiscal
Year 2008 Northeast, South, Midwest, and West.
allow the Department to accept, AAFs are rent change factors. Two types
investigate and further process, or to AGENCY:Office of the Secretary, HUD. of AAFs are calculated. One type is a
dismiss issues. ACTION:Notice of Revised Contract Rent gross rent change factor that should be
The Office of Management and Budget Annual Adjustment Factors. used when the primary utility (normally
is particularly interested in comments heating) is included in the rent. The
which: SUMMARY: This notice announces other type is a shelter rent (i.e., rents
1. Evaluate whether the proposed revised Annual Adjustment Factors without utilities) factor that should be
collection of information is necessary (AAFs) that are applied to Section 8 used when the primary utility is not
for the proper performance of the contract rents for specific programs. included in rent. In the past, decennial
functions of the agency, including These factors are applied at Housing census data were used to establish the
whether the information will have Assistance Payment (HAP) contract relationship between gross rents and
practical utility; anniversaries for those calendar months shelter rents. This relationship was
2. Evaluate the accuracy of the commencing after the effective date of updated each year based on census data
agency’s estimate of the burden of the this notice. The AAFs are based on revealing the percentage of renters
proposed collection of information, residential rent and utilities time-series paying for heat by area. This update
including the validity of the cost indices from the Bureau of Labor process is no longer necessary.
methodology and assumptions used; Statistics Consumer Price Index (CPI) Beginning with the fiscal year (FY) 2008
3. Enhance the quality, utility, and surveys. AAFs, the American Community Survey
clarity of the information to be (ACS) data was used to re-establish the
collected; and DATES: Effective Date: January 22, 2008.
relationship between gross rents and
4. Minimize the burden of the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: David Vargas, shelter rents. Each year annual ACS data
collection of information on those who Senior Advisor, Housing Voucher will be used to revise this relationship.
are to respond, including through the Management and Operations Division, The annual ACS data, however, only
use of appropriate automated, Office of Public Housing and Voucher provides coverage for large metropolitan
electronic, mechanical, or other Programs, (202) 708–0477 can respond areas, those with a population of more
technological collection techniques or to questions relating to the Section 8 than 65,000.1
other forms of information technology, Voucher, Certificate, and Moderate
e.g., permitting electronic submissions Rehabilitation programs; Mark Johnston, CPI Surveys
of responses. Office of Special Needs Assistance For specific metropolitan areas where
Analysis: Programs, Office of Community CPI surveys are conducted, changes in
Agency: Department of Homeland Planning and Development, (202) 708– the shelter rent and utilities components
Security, Office for Civil Rights and 1234 for questions regarding the Single are calculated based on the most recent
Civil Liberties. Room Occupancy Moderate CPI annual average change data. In this
Title: DHS Individual Complaint of Rehabilitation program; Willie publication, the rent and utility CPIs for
Employment Discrimination Form. Spearmon, Director, Office of Housing metropolitan areas are based on changes
OMB Number: 1610–0001. Assistance and Grant Administration, in the index from 2005 to 2006. The
Frequency: On occasion. Office of Housing, (202) 708–3000, for ‘‘Highest Cost Utility Included’’ column
Affected Public: Federal Government questions relating to all other Section 8 in Schedule C is calculated by
and Individuals or Households. programs. Marie L. Lihn, Economic and weighting the rent and utility change
Information collection is necessary for Market Analysis Division, Office of
DHS CRCL to identify problem areas, Policy Development and Research (202)
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1 Three nonmetropolitan counties that did not

propose changes, and assist individuals 708–0590, is the contact for technical have American Community Survey data, but are
experiencing problems during the filing information regarding the development included under the old area definitions of the
Consumer Price Index (CPI), will have to use
of a formal EEO complaint with DHS. of the factors for specific areas or the regional CPI data. These Counties are Hood County,
Number of Respondents: 1,200 methods used for calculating the AAFs. Texas; Culpeper County, Virginia; and King George
respondents. Mailing address for above persons: County, Virginia.

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