Information Collection; OMB Approval Request, 72619-72620 [E5-6884]

Download as PDF 72619 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 233 / Tuesday, December 6, 2005 / Notices Estimated Total Annual Non-hour Respondent Cost Burden: $8,165. There are no capital start-up costs or maintenance costs associated with this information collection. However, this collection does have postage costs and filing fees. The public may submit the paper forms and petitions in this collection to the USPTO by mail through the United States Postal Service. The USPTO estimates that the average first-class postage cost for a mailed submission will be 63 cents (based on the approved change of postage rates going into effect January 8, 2006), and that customers filing the documents associated with this information collection may choose to mail their submissions to the USPTO. Therefore, the USPTO estimates that up to 8 submissions per year may be mailed to the USPTO at an average first-class postage cost of 63 cents, for a total postage cost of $5. There is annual non-hour cost burden in the way of filing fees associated with this collection. The estimated filing costs for this collection of $8,160 are calculated in the accompanying chart. Responses (a) Item Filing Fee ($) (b) Total NonHour Cost Burden (a) × (b) Statutory Invention Registration (requested prior to mailing of first office action, 37 CFR 1.17(n)) .. Statutory Invention Registration (requested after mailing of first office action, 37 CFR 1.17(o)) ....... Petition to Review Rejection Decision (37 CFR 1.295) ...................................................................... Petition to Withdraw Publication Request (37 CFR 1.296) ................................................................. Petition to Withdraw Publication Request on or after Date of Notice of Intent to Publish (37 CFR 1.296) ............................................................................................................................................... 2 3 1 1 920.00 1,840.00 200.00 200.00 $1,840.00 $5,520.00 $200.00 $200.00 1 400.00 $400.00 Total .............................................................................................................................................. 8 .................... $8,160.00 The USPTO estimates that the total non-hour respondent cost burden for this collection in the form of postage costs and filing fees amounts to $8,165. IV. Request for Comments Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they will also become a matter of public record. Dated: November 29, 2005. Susan K. Brown, Records Officer, USPTO, Office of Data Architecture and Services, Data Administration Division. [FR Doc. E5–6870 Filed 12–5–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–16–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:44 Dec 05, 2005 Jkt 205001 CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE Information Collection; OMB Approval Request Corporation for National and Community Service. ACTION: 30-Day Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ‘‘Corporation’’), has submitted the following public information collection request (ICR) entitled ‘‘Volunteer Service Hour Tracking Tool’’—to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) (44 U.S.C. section 3506 (c)(2)(A)) A copy of the IRC, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by calling the Corporation for National and Community Service, Ms. Kari Dunn, Executive Director, Presidents Council on Service and Civic Participation, 202– 606–6708. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY–TDD) may call (202) 606–3472 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 this date of publication in the Federal Register: PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (1) By fax to: (202) 395–6974, Atttention: Ms. Katherine Astrich, OMB Desk Officer for the Corporation for National and Community Service. (2) Electronically by e-mail to: Katherine_T._Astrich@omb.eop.gov. 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 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 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Comments A 60-day public comment Notice was published in the Federal Register on September 13, 2005. This comment period ended November 11, 2005. No public comments were received from this notice. Description: The Corporation is seeking approval of its Volunteer Hour E:\FR\FM\06DEN1.SGM 06DEN1 72620 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 233 / Tuesday, December 6, 2005 / Notices Tracking Tool, an electronic Record of Service that provides the general public a way to track their service activities and individually record their volunteer service hours. Since the launch of the Record of Service in January of 2002, the tool has received a high level of public use and is a primary way for individuals to track their eligibility for the President’s Volunteer Service Award. Use of the tracking tool is 100 percent electronic in that users establish a user ID and password that automatically creates an account accessible only to that individual user. Type of Review: Renewal. Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service. Title: Volunteer Service Hour Tracking Tool (Record of Service). OMB Number: 3045–0077. Agency Number: None. Affected Public: General Public. Total Respondents: 100,000. Frequency: Occasionally. Average Time Per Response: 3 minutes. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 5,000 hours. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): None. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): None. Dated: November 29, 2005. Sandy Scott, Director, Acting Director, Office of Public Affairs. [FR Doc. E5–6884 Filed 12–5–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6050–$$–P CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE Information Collection; Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request Corporation for National and Community Service. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 17:44 Dec 05, 2005 Jkt 205001 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 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: and evaluation, capacity-building activities by AmeriCorps members, qualifications for tutors, and other requirements. The implementation of these changes through the rulemaking process includes ensuring the Corporation’s information collection instruments accurately reflect these issues. In an effort to be compliant while maintaining functions essential to the operations of each State Commission and AmeriCorps program, we are submitting the enclosed request to OMB for approval of information collection activities. This submission includes application instructions for state commissions to allow subgrantees to submit grant applications. Type of Review: New. Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service. Title: Application Instructions for State Commissions. OMB Number: New. Agency Number: None. Affected Public: Nonprofit organizations, State, local and Tribal Governments. Total Respondents: 54. Frequency: Annually. Average Time per Response: 10 hours. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 540 hours. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): None. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): None. Dated: November 29, 2005. Rosie Mauk, Director, AmeriCorps. [FR Doc. E5–6885 Filed 12–5–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6050–$$–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Comments SUMMARY: The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ‘‘Corporation’’), has submitted a public information collection request (ICR) entitled Application Instructions for State Commissions, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13, (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). A copy of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by contacting the Corporation for National and Community Service, AmeriCorps, Amy Borgstrom, Associate Director of Policy, (202) 606–6930, or by e-mail at ABorgstrom@cns.gov. Individuals who use a VerDate Aug<31>2005 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 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 this 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_T._Astrich@omb.eop.gov. Office of the Secretary A 60-Day public comment Notice was published in the Federal Register on August 24, 2005. This comment period ended October 24, 2005. No public comments were received from this notice. Description: Since the President’s Call to Service, many Americans have expressed a renewed desire to serve their country by volunteering in their community. Now, we have an obligation to ensure that Americans have quality opportunities to serve. The Corporation for National and Community Service (the ‘‘Corporation’’) has amended several provisions relating to the AmeriCorps national service program, and has added a rule to clarify the Corporation’s requirements for program sustainability, performance measures Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ACTION: Notice. The Department of Defense has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by January 5, 2006. Title and OMB Number: Federal Agency Retail Pharmacy Program; OMB Number 0720–0032 Type of Request: Revision. Number of Respondents: 250. Responses per Respondent: 8. Annual Responses: 2,000. E:\FR\FM\06DEN1.SGM 06DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 233 (Tuesday, December 6, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 72619-72620]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E5-6884]


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CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE


Information Collection; OMB Approval Request

AGENCY: Corporation for National and Community Service.

ACTION: 30-Day Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Corporation for National and Community Service 
(hereinafter the ``Corporation''), has submitted the following public 
information collection request (ICR) entitled ``Volunteer Service Hour 
Tracking Tool''--to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for 
review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995 (PRA95) (44 U.S.C. section 3506 (c)(2)(A)) A copy of the IRC, with 
applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by calling the 
Corporation for National and Community Service, Ms. Kari Dunn, 
Executive Director, Presidents Council on Service and Civic 
Participation, 202-606-6708. Individuals who use a telecommunications 
device for the deaf (TTY-TDD) may call (202) 606-3472 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 this date of publication in 
the Federal Register:
    (1) By fax to: (202) 395-6974, Atttention: Ms. Katherine Astrich, 
OMB Desk Officer for the Corporation for National and Community 
Service.
    (2) Electronically by e-mail to: Katherine--T.--
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 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 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 September 13, 2005. This comment period ended November 11, 
2005. No public comments were received from this notice.
    Description: The Corporation is seeking approval of its Volunteer 
Hour

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Tracking Tool, an electronic Record of Service that provides the 
general public a way to track their service activities and individually 
record their volunteer service hours. Since the launch of the Record of 
Service in January of 2002, the tool has received a high level of 
public use and is a primary way for individuals to track their 
eligibility for the President's Volunteer Service Award. Use of the 
tracking tool is 100 percent electronic in that users establish a user 
ID and password that automatically creates an account accessible only 
to that individual user.
    Type of Review: Renewal.
    Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service.
    Title: Volunteer Service Hour Tracking Tool (Record of Service).
    OMB Number: 3045-0077.
    Agency Number: None.
    Affected Public: General Public.
    Total Respondents: 100,000.
    Frequency: Occasionally.
    Average Time Per Response: 3 minutes.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 5,000 hours.
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): None.
    Total Burden Cost (operating/maintenance): None.

    Dated: November 29, 2005.
Sandy Scott,
Director, Acting Director, Office of Public Affairs.
 [FR Doc. E5-6884 Filed 12-5-05; 8:45 am]
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