The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a request for OMB to extend the National Directory of New Hires (NDNH) for an additional three years. Comments are due June 2.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is requesting comments concerning the planning, development, and implementation of a new National Longitudinal Survey of Youth (NLSY) cohort. The deadline for submission of comments is May 6.
OMB is seeking comments on an information collection request that will be used to improve federal customer service delivery. Feedback is due May 16.
The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services at the Department of Education seeks feedback on a proposed priority and requirements for a technical assistance center to improve state capacity to collect, report, analyze, and use accurate idea data in accessible formats. Comments are due May 31.
The Institute for Education Sciences (IES) at the Department of Education published a request for information that seeks public input to help identify existing large datasets that may be useful for research at the National Center for Education Research (NCER) within IES. The deadline for feedback is May 31.
The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) seeks information to assist in developing a framework for regular assessment and iterative improvement of agency scientific integrity policies and practices. Comments are due by April 4.
The Institute of Education Sciences (IES) at the Department of Education is seeking comments on a proposed information collection request. The comments are in regard to a new School Pulse Panel data collection, designed to better understand how public schools, students, and educators are responding to the pandemic. Comments are due by April 4.
The SEC is requesting comments on amendments to rules that govern money market funds with the aim to improve the resilience and transparency. One amendment relates to the reporting requirements for Form N-CR, proposing the requirement of including legal entity identifiers (LEIs) for the registrant and series. The deadline for comments is April 11.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is seeking public comment on an initial draft of the AI Risk Management Framework (AI RMF). The draft addresses risks in the design, development, use, and evaluation of AI systems. Comments are due by April 29.
The Government Publishing Office (GPO) is soliciting comments on the agency’s draft strategic plan for fiscal years 2023–2027. The Agency will review all comments submitted as it finalizes its strategic plan. Comments are due by April 29.
The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) issued a Request for Information on the Update of the National Artificial Intelligence Research and Development Strategic Plan. We encourage all interested parties to submit ideas for impactful updates to the Plan, focusing in particular on the goals, priorities, and metrics that Federal agencies should use to guide AI research and development investments. The deadline to submit responses is March 4.
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requests comments on the Interagency Council on Statistical Policy‘s recommendation for a Standard Application Process (SAP) for requesting access to certain confidential data assets. Comments are due by March 14.
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is requesting comments on a proposed rule under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 that aims to prevent fraud, manipulation, and deception in connection with effecting transactions in, or inducing or attempting to induce the purchase or sale of, any security-based swap. Comments are due by March 21.
Cooperating agencies will launch the “Ask U.S. Panel” and seek comments on the intended information collected. The Ask U.S. Panel will be a probability-based nationwide nationally representative survey panel for tracking public opinion on a variety of topics of interest to numerous federal agencies and their partners, and for conducting experimentation on alternative question wording and methodological approaches. The Panel is an interagency effort, with representatives from Census and several other federal agencies, including the National Center for Education Statistics, guiding its design, content and methodological rigor that will be used to meet data needs across the federal statistical system. Comments are due by February 7.
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) seeks comments on a proposed rule under the implementation of the Corporate Transparency Act. In the proposed rule, FinCEN would require certain entities to file reports with FinCEN that identify two categories of individuals: The beneficial owners of the entity; and individuals who have filed an application with specified governmental authorities to form the entity or register it to do business. Potential identifiers could include a FinCEN identifier or TIN, DUNS, or LEI number. Comments are due by February 7.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) seeks public comment on a proposed rule that implements USAID requirements for managing digital information data as a strategic asset to inform the planning, design, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of the Agency’s foreign assistance programs. Comments are due by February 14.
The Department of Education seeks comments as the department prepares to gather data through EDFacts, an initiative, conducted by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), to collect, analyze, report on, and promote the use of high-quality, pre-kindergarten through grade 12 (pre-K-12) performance data. Comments are due by January 14.
The Office of Science and Technology Policy requests input in order to understand the extent and variety of biometric technologies in past, current, or planned use; the domains in which these technologies are being used; the entities making use of them; current principles, practices, or policies governing their use; and the stakeholders that are, or may be, impacted by their use or regulation. Comments are due on January 15.
The Department of Education Office for Civil Rights (OCR) seeks public comment on a proposed Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC) Information Collection Request package for the 2021–22 school year. The package describes key civil rights data OCR intends to collect from the nation’s public schools and districts. OCR plans to introduce new data categories, such as those relating to students’ educational experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic and restore key data categories from previous collections. Comments are due by January 18.
The Department of Education requested emergency review for additional information collected through the School Pulse Panel, which is a new study conducted by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), part of the Institute of Education Sciences (IES), within the United States Department of Education, to collect extensive data on issues concerning the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on students and staff in U.S. public primary, middle, high, and combined-grade schools. Feedback on the information collection is due by January 19.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is seeking public comments on a concept paper to help guide development of the AI Risk Management Framework. Please send feedback on this paper to AIframework@nist.gov by January 25.
NIST is seeking information about the public and private sector marketplace trends, supply chain risks, legislative, policy, and the future investment needs of eight emerging technology areas, including: Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things in Manufacturing, Quantum Computing, Blockchain Technology, New and Advanced Materials, Unmanned Delivery Services, Internet of Things, and Three-dimensional Printing. This RFI is seeking comments to help identify, understand, refine, and guide the development of the current and future state of technology in the eight emerging technology areas named above. Comments are due by January 31.
The Office of the Under Secretary for Economic Affairs at the Department of Commerce seeks feedback on the department’s draft Learning Agenda for FY 2022 to 2026. The Learning Agenda lists significant priority evidence/evaluation questions that will be researched over the next four years to help achieve the Department’s Strategic Objectives. Comments are due by January 31.