Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request, 60110-60111 [E6-16834]

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Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: October 5, 2006. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E6–16851 Filed 10–11–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request Corporation for National and Community Service. ACTION: Notice. rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Corporation for National and Community Service (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. 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. Currently, the Corporation is soliciting comments concerning its AmeriCorps Application Instructions: State Competitive and State Education VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:21 Oct 11, 2006 Jkt 211001 Award Program. These application instructions are used by current and prospective grantees to apply for funds for these programs. 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 December 11, 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 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). Background: AmeriCorps grants are generally awarded to eligible organizations to recruit, train, and manage AmeriCorps members who address unmet community needs. PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 AmeriCorps members are individuals who engage in community service. Members may receive a living allowance during their term of service. Upon successful completion of their service members receive an education award from the National Service Trust. Roughly three quarters of all AmeriCorps grant funding goes to Governor-appointed state service commissions which award subgrants to nonprofit organizations in their states. The AmeriCorps Application Instructions: State Competitive and State Education Award Program, are used by applicants interested in these programs. The application is completed electronically using eGrants, the Corporation’s Web-based grants management system. Current Action: The Corporation seeks to separate the current application instructions into two separate sets of instructions in order to increase clarity and ease of use. The application will be used in the same manner as the existing application. The Corporation also seeks to continue using the current application instructions until the revised application instructions are approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The current application instructions are due to expire on April 30, 2009. Type of Review: New, previously part of 3045–0047. Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service. Title: AmeriCorps Application Instructions: State Competitive and State Education Award Program. OMB Number: None. Agency Number: None. Affected Public: State governments. Total Respondents: 1,500 potential subgrantees and 54 state commissions submitting state competitive and state formula grant requests. Frequency: Annually. Average Time per Response: 24 hours for potential subgrantees, 24 hours for state commissions submitting state competitive requests, 8 hours for state commissions submitting state formula requests. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 37,728 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 OMB approval of the information collection request; they will become a matter of public record. E:\FR\FM\12OCN1.SGM 12OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 197 / Thursday, October 12, 2006 / Notices Dated: October 4, 2006. Kristin McSwain, Director, AmeriCorps State and National. [FR Doc. E6–16834 Filed 10–11–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6050–$$–P CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request Corporation for National and Community Service. ACTION: Notice. rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Corporation for National and Community Service (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. 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. Currently, the Corporation is soliciting comments concerning its AmeriCorps Application Instructions: States without Commissions. These application instructions are used by current and prospective grantees to apply for funds for these programs. 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 December 11, 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. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:21 Oct 11, 2006 Jkt 211001 (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 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). Background: AmeriCorps grants are generally awarded to eligible organizations to recruit, train, and manage AmeriCorps members who address unmet community needs. AmeriCorps members are individuals who engage in community service. Members may receive a living allowance during their term of service. Upon successful completion of their service members receive an education award from the National Service Trust. Roughly three quarters of all AmeriCorps grant funding goes to Governor-appointed state service commissions which award subgrants to nonprofit organizations in their States. The AmeriCorps Application Instructions: States without Commissions, are used by applicants interested in these programs. The application is completed electronically using eGrants, the Corporation’s Webbased grants management system. Current Action: The Corporation seeks to separate the current application instructions into two separate sets of instructions in order to increase clarity and ease of use. The application will be used in the same manner as the existing application. The Corporation also seeks to continue using the current application instructions until the revised application instructions are PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 60111 approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The current application instructions are due to expire on April 30, 2009. Type of Review: New, previously part of 3045–0047. Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service. Title: AmeriCorps Application Instructions: States without Commissions. OMB Number: None. Agency Number: None. Affected Public: State governments. Total Respondents: 1,500 potential subgrantees and 54 State commissions submitting State competitive and State formula grant requests. Frequency: Annually. Average Time per Response: 24 hours for potential subgrantees, 24 hours for State commissions submitting State competitive requests, 8 hours for State commissions submitting state formula requests. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 37,728 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 OMB approval of the information collection request; they will become a matter of public record. Dated: October 4, 2006. Kristin McSwain, Director, AmeriCorps State and National. [FR Doc. E6–16837 Filed 10–11–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6050–$$–P CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request Corporation for National and Community Service. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 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, E:\FR\FM\12OCN1.SGM 12OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 197 (Thursday, October 12, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 60110-60111]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-16834]


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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 (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. 
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.
    Currently, the Corporation is soliciting comments concerning its 
AmeriCorps Application Instructions: State Competitive and State 
Education Award Program. These application instructions are used by 
current and prospective grantees to apply for funds for these programs.
    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 December 11, 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).
    Background: AmeriCorps grants are generally awarded to eligible 
organizations to recruit, train, and manage AmeriCorps members who 
address unmet community needs. AmeriCorps members are individuals who 
engage in community service. Members may receive a living allowance 
during their term of service. Upon successful completion of their 
service members receive an education award from the National Service 
Trust.
    Roughly three quarters of all AmeriCorps grant funding goes to 
Governor-appointed state service commissions which award subgrants to 
nonprofit organizations in their states. The AmeriCorps Application 
Instructions: State Competitive and State Education Award Program, are 
used by applicants interested in these programs. The application is 
completed electronically using eGrants, the Corporation's Web-based 
grants management system.
    Current Action: The Corporation seeks to separate the current 
application instructions into two separate sets of instructions in 
order to increase clarity and ease of use. The application will be used 
in the same manner as the existing application. The Corporation also 
seeks to continue using the current application instructions until the 
revised application instructions are approved by the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB). The current application instructions are 
due to expire on April 30, 2009.
    Type of Review: New, previously part of 3045-0047.
    Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service.
    Title: AmeriCorps Application Instructions: State Competitive and 
State Education Award Program.
    OMB Number: None.
    Agency Number: None.
    Affected Public: State governments.
    Total Respondents: 1,500 potential subgrantees and 54 state 
commissions submitting state competitive and state formula grant 
requests.
    Frequency: Annually.
    Average Time per Response: 24 hours for potential subgrantees, 24 
hours for state commissions submitting state competitive requests, 8 
hours for state commissions submitting state formula requests.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 37,728 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 OMB approval of the information 
collection request; they will become a matter of public record.


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    Dated: October 4, 2006.
Kristin McSwain,
Director, AmeriCorps State and National.
[FR Doc. E6-16834 Filed 10-11-06; 8:45 am]
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