Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request, 71095-71096 [E5-6523]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 226 / Friday, November 25, 2005 / Notices number 3045–0049), to eliminate the need to conduct the latter. Current Action The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) is requesting comments on plans to revise the survey of Station Supervisors in RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program), one of the three main Senior Corps programs. This study is being conducted under contract with Westat, Inc. to collect information about local project volunteer outputs and outcomes. This information is to be used by CNCS in preparing its Annual Performance Reports and to help program managers to improve the quality of services provided and will aid CNCS in making grant decisions as well as for responding to ad hoc requests from Congress and other interested parties. Type of Review: Current Information Collection with Revisions. Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service. Title: RSVP Station Supervisors Component of the Annual Performance Surveys of Senior Corps Programs. OMB Number: 3045–0097. Agency Number: None. Affected Public: RSVP grantees and volunteer stations. Type of Respondents: Supervisors of RSVP volunteer stations. Total Respondents: 600. Frequency: Annually. Average Time per Response: 15 minutes. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 150 hours total for all respondents. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): None. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): None. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval of the information collection request; they will also become a matter of public record. Dated: November 15, 2005. Robert Grimm, Director, Department of Research and Policy Development. [FR Doc. 05–23247 Filed 11–23–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6050–$$–U CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request Corporation for National and Community Service. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:11 Nov 23, 2005 Jkt 205001 SUMMARY: The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ‘‘Corporation’’), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) (44 U.S.C. Sec. 3506(c)(2)(A)). This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirement on respondents can be properly assessed. This form is available in alternate formats. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY/TDD) may call (202) 606–5256 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Eastern time, Monday through Friday. Currently, the Corporation is soliciting comments concerning its proposed collection of State Service Plans from State Commissions. These plans are submitted by State Commissions as required by statute. The plans are elicited in order to assure that national service and volunteer service entities within a state are aware of each other and are coordinating activities to maximize their ability to leverage both human and financial resources in order to address significant unmet community needs. Copies of the information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed in the address section of this notice. DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the individual and office listed in the ADDRESSES section by January 24, 2006. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by the title of the information collection activity, by any of the following methods: (1) By mail sent to: Corporation for National and Community Service, AmeriCorps State and National, Amy Borgstrom, Associate Director for Policy, 1201 New York Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20525. (2) By hand delivery or by courier to the Corporation’s mailroom at Room 8100 at the mail address given in paragraph (1) above, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. (3) By fax to: (202) 606–3476, Attention Amy Borgstrom, Associate Director for Policy. PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 71095 (4) Electronically through the Corporation’s e-mail address system: aborgstrom@cns.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy Borgstrom, (202) 606–6930 or by email at aborgstrom@cns.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Corporation is particularly interested in comments that: • 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; • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and • Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are expected to respond, including 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). Under the National and Community Service Act of 1990, each State commission must submit a State Service Plan every three years. Each State Commission, after consulting with other service providers in the State, is responsible for submitting a plan to assure that national service and volunteer service entities within the State are aware of each other and, to the extent possible, coordinate activities and use service to address state priorities. In 2006, States will submit their plans via letter or e-mail. Current Action The Corporation seeks OMB clearance for a new information collection. It consists of the following instruction: In 2006, the Corporation requests that you address the following questions in order to comply with the statutory requirement to provide a State Service Plan: 1. What are the specific programmatic areas your state is focusing upon? 2. Please describe ongoing efforts or special initiatives that involve collaborating with the Corporation State Office, State Education Agencies, state networks of volunteer centers, Campus Compacts, National Direct grantees and/ or other service organizations within the state. 3. What support do you believe you need from the Corporation (Headquarter E:\FR\FM\25NON1.SGM 25NON1 71096 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 226 / Friday, November 25, 2005 / Notices Offices and/or your State Office) in order for your State Plan to be successful? Your State Service Plan may also include other elements that you and your service partners find useful. Type of Review: New. Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service. Title: State Service Plans. OMB Number: None. Agency Number: None. Affected Public: State Service Commissions. Total Respondents: 54. Frequency: Every three years. Average Time per Response: Averages 24 hours. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 1296 hours. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): None. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): None. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval of the information collection request; they will also become a matter of public record. Dated: November 18, 2005. Rosie K. Mauk, Director, AmeriCorps. [FR Doc. E5–6523 Filed 11–23–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6050–$$–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Air Force Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records AGENCY: Department of the Air Force, Notice to add a record system. The Department of the air Force proposes to add a system of records notice to its inventory of records systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended. DATES: The actions will be effective on December 27, 2005, unless comments are received that would result in a contrary determination. ADDRESSES: Send comments to the Air Force Privacy Act Officer, Office of Warfighting Integration and Chief Information Officer, SAF/XCISI, 1800 Air Force Pentagon, Suite 220, Washington, DC 20330–1800. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Novella Hill at (703) 588–7855. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of the Air Force’s record system notices for records systems SUMMARY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:11 Nov 23, 2005 Jkt 205001 Dated: November 18, 2005. L.M. Bynum, OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. PURPOSE(S): To maintain rosters of Air Force collateral duty mediators at Air Force installations and facilities; and, to evaluate Air Force applications for certification. ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE SYSTEM INCLUDING CATEGORIES OF USERS AND THE PURPOSE OF SUCH USES: In addition to those disclosures generally permitted under 5 U.S.C. 552a(b) of the Privacy Act, these records or information contained therein may specifically be disclosed outside the DoD as a routine use pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(b)(3) as follows: The DoD ‘‘Blanket Routine Uses’’ published at the beginning of the Air Force’s compilation of record system notices apply to this system. POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING, AND DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: F051 SAFGC A STORAGE: SYSTEM NAME: Maintained in file folders and on electronic storage media. Air Force Mediator Utilization Management Records. RETRIEVABILITY: SYSTEM LOCATION: Active Duty and Civilian Air Force employees who are appointed to serve as collateral duty mediators in the Air Force workplace. CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: Records include the mediator’s name, duty location, mediation experience, mediation or other relevant training, special skills, evaluations by comediators or mediation mentors, recommendations for certification, proof of training (e.g., training certificates, transcripts, diplomas), and documents created as a result of assistance provided. AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM: Administrative Dispute Resolution Act, 5 U.S.C. 573, Neutrals; and 10 U.S.C. 8019, General Counsel of the Air Force. PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Retrieved by mediator’s last name. SAFEGUARDS: Primary Location: Office of the General Counsel, Dispute Resolution Division; SAF/GCD, 1740 Air Force Pentagon, Washington, DC 20330–1740. Secondary Location: Information copies are maintained at Air Force installations or units that implement the Air Force Mediator Certification Program. Official mailing addresses are published as an appendix to the Air Force’s compilation of record systems notices. CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM: DoD. ACTION: subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended, have been published in the Federal Register and are available from the address above. The proposed system report, as required by 5 U.S.C. 522a(r) of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, was submitted on November 18, 2050 to the House Committee on Government Reform, the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) pursuant to paragraph 4c of Appendix I to OMB Circular No. A–130, ‘‘Federal Agency Responsibilities for Maintaining Records About Individuals,’’ dated February 8, 1996 (February 20, 1996, 61 FR 6427). Sfmt 4703 Records are accessed by person(s) responsible for servicing the record system in performance of their official duties and who are properly screened and cleared for need-to-know. Records are stored in locked cabinets and rooms. Records in computer devices are password protected by computer system software. RETENTION AND DISPOSAL: Files of Certified Mediators are retained so long as certification remains active and destroyed one (1) year after certification lapses; rejected Mediator Certification applications are retained one (1) year after application and then destroyed; and mediator rosters are retained for a period of three (3) years and then destroyed. SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS: Director of Workplace ADR Programs, Office of the General Counsel, Dispute Resolution Division; SAF/GCD, 1740 Air Force Pentagon, Washington, DC 20330–1740. NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE: Individuals seeking to determine whether this system of records contains information on themselves should address written inquiries to the Air Force installations or units that implement the Air Force Mediator Program. Written requests must contain name, address, or any reasonable identifying E:\FR\FM\25NON1.SGM 25NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 226 (Friday, November 25, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 71095-71096]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E5-6523]


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CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE


Proposed Information Collection; 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''), as part of its continuing effort to 
reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance 
consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies 
with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing 
collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995 (PRA95) (44 U.S.C. Sec. 3506(c)(2)(A)). This program helps 
to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, 
reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, 
collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of 
collection requirement on respondents can be properly assessed. This 
form is available in alternate formats. Individuals who use a 
telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY/TDD) may call (202) 606-
5256 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Eastern time, Monday 
through Friday.
    Currently, the Corporation is soliciting comments concerning its 
proposed collection of State Service Plans from State Commissions. 
These plans are submitted by State Commissions as required by statute. 
The plans are elicited in order to assure that national service and 
volunteer service entities within a state are aware of each other and 
are coordinating activities to maximize their ability to leverage both 
human and financial resources in order to address significant unmet 
community needs.
    Copies of the information collection request can be obtained by 
contacting the office listed in the address section of this notice.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the individual and office 
listed in the ADDRESSES section by January 24, 2006.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by the title of the 
information collection activity, by any of the following methods:
    (1) By mail sent to: Corporation for National and Community 
Service, AmeriCorps State and National, Amy Borgstrom, Associate 
Director for Policy, 1201 New York Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20525.
    (2) By hand delivery or by courier to the Corporation's mailroom at 
Room 8100 at the mail address given in paragraph (1) above, between 9 
a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.
    (3) By fax to: (202) 606-3476, Attention Amy Borgstrom, Associate 
Director for Policy.
    (4) Electronically through the Corporation's e-mail address system: 
aborgstrom@cns.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy Borgstrom, (202) 606-6930 or by e-
mail at aborgstrom@cns.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Corporation is particularly interested 
in comments that:
     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;
     Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and
     Minimize the burden of the collection of information on 
those who are expected to respond, including 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).
    Under the National and Community Service Act of 1990, each State 
commission must submit a State Service Plan every three years. Each 
State Commission, after consulting with other service providers in the 
State, is responsible for submitting a plan to assure that national 
service and volunteer service entities within the State are aware of 
each other and, to the extent possible, coordinate activities and use 
service to address state priorities. In 2006, States will submit their 
plans via letter or e-mail.

Current Action

    The Corporation seeks OMB clearance for a new information 
collection. It consists of the following instruction:
    In 2006, the Corporation requests that you address the following 
questions in order to comply with the statutory requirement to provide 
a State Service Plan:
    1. What are the specific programmatic areas your state is focusing 
upon?
    2. Please describe ongoing efforts or special initiatives that 
involve collaborating with the Corporation State Office, State 
Education Agencies, state networks of volunteer centers, Campus 
Compacts, National Direct grantees and/or other service organizations 
within the state.
    3. What support do you believe you need from the Corporation 
(Headquarter

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Offices and/or your State Office) in order for your State Plan to be 
successful?
    Your State Service Plan may also include other elements that you 
and your service partners find useful.
    Type of Review: New.
    Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service.
    Title: State Service Plans.
    OMB Number: None.
    Agency Number: None.
    Affected Public: State Service Commissions.
    Total Respondents: 54.
    Frequency: Every three years.
    Average Time per Response: Averages 24 hours.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 1296 hours.
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): None.
    Total Burden Cost (operating/maintenance): None.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and/or included in the request for Office of Management and Budget 
approval of the information collection request; they will also become a 
matter of public record.

    Dated: November 18, 2005.
Rosie K. Mauk,
Director, AmeriCorps.
[FR Doc. E5-6523 Filed 11-23-05; 8:45 am]
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