Notwithstanding any other provision of the law, no person is required to respond to, nor shall any person be subject to a penalty for failure to comply with, a collection of information subject to the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act, unless that collection of information displays a currently valid OMB Control Number. The OMB Approved Number for this Collection is 0640-0025 and it expires on 2/28/2021.
The information is used by the MBDA to recognize outstanding minority business development activities of national importance and to determine those applicants best meeting the preannounced criteria. No confidentiality for the information submitted is promised or provided except that which is exempt under 5 U.S.C. 522(b)(4) as confidential business information.
The public reporting burden for this collection is estimated to average 2 hours per response including the time for reviewing instructions, searching existing data sources, gathering and maintaining the data needed and completing and reviewing the collection of information. Send comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing this burden to: Minority Business Development Agency, Office of Legislative, Education, and Intergovernmental Affairs, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20230 and to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs of Management and Budget, Washington, D.C. 20503.