Information Collection; Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request, 72620 [E5-6885]

Download as PDF 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)]
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CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE


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 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 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.

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 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 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 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]
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