New Information Collection; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 33452-33453 [05-11355]

Download as PDF 33452 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 109 / Wednesday, June 8, 2005 / Notices Dated: June 1, 2005. Todd Stevenson, Secretary, Consumer Product Safety Commission. [FR Doc. 05–11300 Filed 6–7–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6355–01–P CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE New Information Collection; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Corporation for National and Community Service. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ‘‘Corporation’’), has submitted a proposed new public information collection request (ICR) entitled the VISTA-Points of Light Foundation Strengthening Communities Initiative Volunteer Center and Community Partner Surveys to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13), (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Copies of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by calling the Corporation for National and Community Service, Kelly Arey, (202) 606–5000, ext. 197. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY–TDD) may call (202) 565–2799 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern time, Monday through Friday. ADDRESSES: Comments may be submitted, identified by the title of the information collection activity, to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: Ms. Katherine Astrich, OMB Desk Officer for the Corporation for National and Community Service, by any of the following two methods within 30 days from the date of publication in the Federal Register: (1) By fax to: (202) 395–6974, Attention: Ms. Katherine Astrich, OMB Desk Officer for the Corporation for National and Community Service; and (2) Electronically by e-mail to: Katherine_Astrich@omb.eop.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The OMB is particularly interested in comments which: • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Corporation, including whether the information will have practical utility; • Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the VerDate jul<14>2003 18:08 Jun 07, 2005 Jkt 205001 proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; • Propose ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and • Propose ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submissions of responses. Comments A 60-day public comment Notice was published in the Federal Register on February 28, 2005. This comment period ended on April 29, 2005. No public comments were received. Description: Through this proposed data collection of Volunteer Centers and their community partners, the Corporation seeks to conduct an assessment of the implementation of the Points of Light Foundation (POLF) Strengthening Communities Initiative and the current needs of these organizations. The data collection will utilize two surveys to collect information from the Volunteer Centers and their community partners: VISTA– POLF Strengthening Communities Initiative Volunteer Center Survey and VISTA–POLF Strengthening Communities Initiative Community Partner Survey. The information will be collected electronically through online survey forms. An attempt will be made by the Corporation to collect and record verbal responses for those respondents who do not complete the online survey form. The data from these reports, along with evaluation data generated by other Corporation-funded studies, will be used in assessing the degree to which Corporation policies are promoting growth and expansion of volunteer recruitment and management capacity within volunteer centers and community-based nonprofit organizations. The results of these analyses will be used in determining training and technical assistance priorities for the Corporation and in refining grant guidelines to promote program effectiveness. Type of Review: New. Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service. Title: VISTA-Points of Light Foundation Strengthening Communities Initiative Volunteer Center and Community Partner Surveys. OMB Number: None. Agency Number: None. PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Affected Public: Non-profit institutions. Total Respondents: 128. Frequency: On occasion. Average Time Per Response: 10 minutes. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 21.3. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): None. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): None. Dated: June 2, 2005. Robert Grimm, Director, Research and Policy Development. [FR Doc. 05–11354 Filed 6–7–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6050–$$–P CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE New Information Collection; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Corporation for National and Community Service. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ‘‘Corporation’’), has submitted a proposed new public information collection request (ICR) entitled AmeriCorps Member Activity Collection Form to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13), (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Copies of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by calling the Corporation for National and Community Service, Kelly Arey, (202) 606–5000, ext. 197. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY–TDD) may call (202) 565– 2799 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern time, Monday through Friday. ADDRESSES: Comments may be submitted, identified by the title of the information collection activity, to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: Ms. Katherine Astrich, OMB Desk Officer for the Corporation for National and Community Service, by any of the following two methods within 30 days from the date of publication in the Federal Register: (1) By fax to: (202) 395–6974, Attention: Ms. Katherine Astrich, OMB Desk Officer for the Corporation for National and Community Service; and (2) Electronically by e-mail to: Katherine_Astrich@omb.eop.gov. The OMB is particularly interested in comments which: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\08JNN1.SGM 08JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 109 / Wednesday, June 8, 2005 / Notices • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Corporation, including whether the information will have practical utility; • Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; • Propose ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and • Propose ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submissions of responses. Comments A 60-day public comment Notice was published in the Federal Register on December 10, 2004. This comment period ended on March 29, 2005. No public comments were received. Description: The State Performance Report is the Corporation’s first comprehensive effort at presenting disaggregated performance data by state and program. The AmeriCorps Member Activity Collection Form will use email and telephone correspondence to solicit information annually from State Service Commissions about the programs in their portfolio, including competitive, formula, and commission Education Award Only Programs. The purpose of this request is to seek approval for a new information collection for the annual State Performance Report using the AmeriCorps Member Activity Collection Form. The Corporation will use the information collected in the AmeriCorps Member Activity Collection Form to identify where AmeriCorps members are serving specifically, including the site address and zip code and in what capacity they are serving. This information is currently not required of our grantees to report to us, and is not available in our data systems. Collecting this information on an annual basis will allow the Corporation to assess how community needs are being met on a more comprehensive level and conduct more sophisticated policy analysis. Type of Review: New. Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service. Title: AmeriCorps Member Activity Collection Form. OMB Number: None. Agency Number: None. VerDate jul<14>2003 18:08 Jun 07, 2005 Jkt 205001 Affected Public: Non-profit institutions, Government. Total Respondents: 52. Frequency: Annual. Average Time Per Response: 20 hours. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 1040 hours. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): None. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): None. Dated: May 25, 2005. Robert Grimm, Director, Research and Policy Development. [FR Doc. 05–11355 Filed 6–7–05; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army Availability for Non-Exclusive, Exclusive, or Partially Exclusive Licensing of U.S. Provisional Patent Application Concerning System and Method for Evaluating Data Sets Over a Communications Network Department of the Army, DoD. Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with 37 CFR 404.6 and 404.7, announcement is made of the availability for licensing of the invention set forth in U.S. Provisional Patent Application Serial No. 60/ 634,987 entitled ‘‘System and Method for Evaluating Data Sets Over a Communications Network,’’ filed December 13, 2004. The United States Government, as represented by the Secretary of the Army, has rights in this invention. ADDRESSES: Commander, U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, ATTN: Command Judge Advocate, MCMR–ZA–J, 504 Scott Street, Fort Detrick, Frederick, MD 21702–5012. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For patent issues, Ms. Elizabeth Arwine, Patent Attorney, (301) 619–7808. For licensing issues, Dr. Paul Mele, Office of Research & Technology Assessment, (301) 619–6664, both at telefax (301) 619–5034. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The present invention relates to computerimplemented data analysis systems and methods. In particular, the present invention is related to a system and method for analyzing large time-series and non time-series data files stored on a server by collaborative researchers who are located at remote locations but PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 who are in data communication with the server. Brenda S. Bowen, Army Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 05–11357 Filed 6–7–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3710–08–M DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army; Corps of Engineers Notice of Solicitation for Estuary Habitat Restoration Program Department of the Army, Army Corps of Engineers, DoD. ACTION: Notice of solicitation for project applications. AGENCY: BILLING CODE 6050–$$–P ACTION: 33453 Sfmt 4703 SUMMARY: Congress has appropriated limited funds to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) to implement the Estuary Habitat Restoration Program as authorized in Section 104 of the Estuary Restoration Act of 2000, Title I of the Estuaries and Clean Waters Act of 2000 (Pub. L. 106–457) (accessible at http:// restoration.nos.noaa.gov/pdfs/ act_s835.pdf). On behalf of the Estuary Habitat Restoration Council (Council), the Corps is soliciting proposals for estuary habitat restoration projects. This document describes project criteria and evaluation criteria the Council will use to determine which projects to recommend. Recommended projects must provide ecosystem benefits, have scientific merit, be technically feasible, and be cost-effective. Proposals selected for Estuary Habitat Restoration Program funding will be implemented in accordance with a cost-share agreement with the Corps. This is not a grants program. Proposals must be received on or before July 25, 2005. ADDRESSES: Proposal forms may be accessed at http://www.usace.army.mil/ civilworks/cecwp/estuary_act/ or by contacting the individuals listed in the following section. Project proposals may be submitted electronically, by mail, or by courier. Electronic submissions are preferred and will facilitate processing. Please follow the detailed instructions provided in section IX. of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Ellen Cummings, Headquarters, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Washington, DC 20314–1000, (202) 761–4750, e-mail: Ellen.M.Cummings@usace.army.mil; or Ms. Cynthia Garman-Squier, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works), Washington, DC (703) DATES: E:\FR\FM\08JNN1.SGM 08JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 109 (Wednesday, June 8, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 33452-33453]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-11355]


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CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE


New Information Collection; Submission for OMB Review; Comment 
Request

AGENCY: Corporation for National and Community Service.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Corporation for National and Community Service 
(hereinafter the ``Corporation''), has submitted a proposed new public 
information collection request (ICR) entitled AmeriCorps Member 
Activity Collection Form to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act 
of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13), (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Copies of this ICR, 
with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by calling 
the Corporation for National and Community Service, Kelly Arey, (202) 
606-5000, ext. 197. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for 
the deaf (TTY-TDD) may call (202) 565-2799 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. 
Eastern time, Monday through Friday.

ADDRESSES: Comments may be submitted, identified by the title of the 
information collection activity, to the Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs, Attn: Ms. Katherine Astrich, OMB Desk Officer for 
the Corporation for National and Community Service, by any of the 
following two methods within 30 days from the date of publication in 
the Federal Register:
    (1) By fax to: (202) 395-6974, Attention: Ms. Katherine Astrich, 
OMB Desk Officer for the Corporation for National and Community 
Service; and
    (2) Electronically by e-mail to: Katherine--Astrich@omb.eop.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The OMB is particularly interested in 
comments which:

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     Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the 
Corporation, including whether the information will have practical 
utility;
     Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the 
burden of the proposed collection of information, including the 
validity of the methodology and assumptions used;
     Propose ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity 
of the information to be collected; and
     Propose ways to minimize the burden of the collection of 
information on those who are to respond, including through the use of 
appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological 
collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., 
permitting electronic submissions of responses.

Comments

    A 60-day public comment Notice was published in the Federal 
Register on December 10, 2004. This comment period ended on March 29, 
2005. No public comments were received.
    Description: The State Performance Report is the Corporation's 
first comprehensive effort at presenting disaggregated performance data 
by state and program. The AmeriCorps Member Activity Collection Form 
will use email and telephone correspondence to solicit information 
annually from State Service Commissions about the programs in their 
portfolio, including competitive, formula, and commission Education 
Award Only Programs.
    The purpose of this request is to seek approval for a new 
information collection for the annual State Performance Report using 
the AmeriCorps Member Activity Collection Form. The Corporation will 
use the information collected in the AmeriCorps Member Activity 
Collection Form to identify where AmeriCorps members are serving 
specifically, including the site address and zip code and in what 
capacity they are serving. This information is currently not required 
of our grantees to report to us, and is not available in our data 
systems. Collecting this information on an annual basis will allow the 
Corporation to assess how community needs are being met on a more 
comprehensive level and conduct more sophisticated policy analysis.
    Type of Review: New.
    Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service.
    Title: AmeriCorps Member Activity Collection Form.
    OMB Number: None.
    Agency Number: None.
    Affected Public: Non-profit institutions, Government.
    Total Respondents: 52.
    Frequency: Annual.
    Average Time Per Response: 20 hours.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 1040 hours.
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): None.
    Total Burden Cost (operating/maintenance): None.

    Dated: May 25, 2005.
Robert Grimm,
Director, Research and Policy Development.
[FR Doc. 05-11355 Filed 6-7-05; 8:45 am]
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