Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request, 65779-65780 [E6-18914]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 217 / Thursday, November 9, 2006 / Notices Notice of the St. Croix EEZ Working Group meeting. ACTION: SUMMARY: The Caribbean Fishery Management Council’s St. Croix EEZ Working Group will hold a meeting. DATES: The St. Croix EEZ Working Group meeting will be held on November 15, 2006, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., approximately. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Bucanneer Hotel, 5007 Estate Shoys, Lot 7, St. Croix, USVI 00820. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Caribbean Fishery Management Council, 268 Munoz Rivera Avenue, Suite 1108, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00918, telephone (787) 766–5926. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The St. Croix EEZ Working Group will meet to discuss the items contained in the following agenda: Adoption of Agenda Review of Summary Minutes October 10, 2006 Meeting Selection of Suggested Preferred Alternatives to be Presented at the Next Council Meeting Other Business Next Meeting Special Accomodations The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. For more information or request for sign language interpretation and/other auxiliary aids, please contact Mr. Miguel A. Rolon, Executive Director, Caribbean Fishery Management Council, 268 Munoz Rivera Avenue, Suite 1108, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 00918, telephone (787) 766–5926, at least five days prior to the meeting date. Dated: November 6, 2006. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E6–19037 Filed 11–8–06; 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. sroberts on PROD1PC70 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:26 Nov 08, 2006 Jkt 211001 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 proposed renewal of its Application Instructions for State Administrative Funds, Program Development Assistance and Training, and Disability Placement. These applications are used by state commissions to apply for funds to support activities related to administration, training, and access for people with disabilities. 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 8, 2007. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 65779 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 State Administrative Funds, Program Development Assistance and Training, and Disability Placement Application Instructions are used by commissions to complete their application for these funds in eGrants, the Corporation’s Web-based grants management system. Current Action: The Corporation seeks to renew and revise the current application instructions. The application instructions are being revised for increased clarity and burden reduction. 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 OMB. The current application instructions are due to expire on April 30, 2008. Type of Review: Renewal; previously granted approval by OMB. Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service. Title: State Administrative Funds, Program Development Assistance and Training, and Disability Placement Application Instructions. OMB Number: 3045–0099. Agency Number: None. Affected Public: State commissions. Total Respondents: 54. Frequency: Annually. Average Time Per Response: 24 hours. E:\FR\FM\09NON1.SGM 09NON1 65780 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 217 / Thursday, November 9, 2006 / Notices 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 OMB approval of the information collection request; they will become a matter of public record. Dated: November 3, 2006. L.M. Bynum, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 06–9137 Filed 11–8–06; 8:45 am] Dated: November 3, 2006. Kristin McSwain, Director, AmeriCorps State and National. [FR Doc. E6–18914 Filed 11–8–06; 8:45 am] AGENCY: BILLING CODE 6050–01–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Defense Science Board AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, DoD. Notice of advisory committee meetings. ACTION: SUMMARY: The Defense Science Board Task Force on Time Critical Conventional Strike from Strategic Standoff will meet in closed session on November 28 and 29, 2006; at the Science Applications International Corporation, 4001 N. Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA. The mission of the Defense Science Board is to advise the Secretary of Defense and the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology & Logistics on scientific and technical matters as they affect the perceived needs of the Department of Defense. At these meetings, the Defense Science Board Task Force will: Assess the various attributes associated with time critical conventional strike. In accordance with Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Pub. L. 92–463, as amended (5 U.S.C. App. II), it has been determined that these Defense Science Board Task Force meetings concern matters listed in 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(1) and that, accordingly, the meetings will be closed to the public. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Andrew Chappell, USA Military Assistant, Defense Science Board, 3140 Defense Pentagon, Room 3C553, Washington, DC 20301–3140, via e-mail at andrew.chappel@osd.mil, or via phone at (703) 571–0082. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:26 Nov 08, 2006 Jkt 211001 BILLING CODE 5001–06–M DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary of Defense Privacy Act of 1974; Systems of Records Defense Threat Reduction Agency, DOD. ACTION: Notice to amend a system of records. AGENCY: DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Defense Science Board Department of Defense. Notice of advisory committee meetings. ACTION: SUMMARY: The Defense Science Board Task Force on Nuclear Deterrence Skills will meet in closed session on November 8 and 9, 2006; at the Strategic Analysis Inc., 3601 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA. The mission of the Defense Science Board is to advise the Secretary of Defense and the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology & Logistics on scientific and technical matters as they affect the perceived needs of the Department of Defense. At these meetings, the Defense Science Board Task Force will: assess all aspects of nuclear deterrent skills as well as the progress Department of Energy (DOE) has made since the publication of the chiles Commission report. In accordance with Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Pub. L. 92–463, as amended (5 U.S.C. App. II), it has been determined that these Defense Science Board Task Force meetings concern matters listed in 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(1) and that, accordingly, the meetings will be closed to the public. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: LCDR Clifton Phillips, USN, Defense Science Board, 3140 Defense Pentagon, Room 3C553, Washington, DC 20301– 3140, via e-mail at clifton.phillips@osd.mil, or vial phone at (703) 571–0083. Due to scheduling difficulties, there is insufficient time to provide timely notice required by Section 10(a) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and Subsection 102–3.150(b) of the GSA Final Rule on Federal Advisory Committee Management, 41 CFR part 102–3.150(b), which further requires publication at least 15 calendar days prior to the meeting. Dated: November 3, 2006. L.M. Bynum, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 06–9138 Filed 11–8–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–M PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 SUMMARY: The Defense Threat Reduction Agency is amending a system of records notice to its existing inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended. DATES: This proposed action will be effective without further notice on December 11, 2006 unless comments are received that would result in a contrary determination. ADDRESSES: Send comments to the General Counsel, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060– 6201. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Brenda Carter at (703) 325–1205. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Defense Threat Reduction Agency notices for systems of records 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 specific changes to the record system being amended are set forth below followed by the notice, as amended, published in its entirety. The proposed amendment is not within the purview of subsection (r) of the Privacy Act of 1974, (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended, which requires the submission of a new or altered system report. Dated: November 3, 2006. L.M. Bynum, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. 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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 217 (Thursday, November 9, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 65779-65780]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-18914]


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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 
proposed renewal of its Application Instructions for State 
Administrative Funds, Program Development Assistance and Training, and 
Disability Placement. These applications are used by state commissions 
to apply for funds to support activities related to administration, 
training, and access for people with disabilities.
    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 8, 2007.

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 State Administrative 
Funds, Program Development Assistance and Training, and Disability 
Placement Application Instructions are used by commissions to complete 
their application for these funds in eGrants, the Corporation's Web-
based grants management system.
    Current Action: The Corporation seeks to renew and revise the 
current application instructions. The application instructions are 
being revised for increased clarity and burden reduction. 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 OMB. The current application instructions are due to expire 
on April 30, 2008.
    Type of Review: Renewal; previously granted approval by OMB.
    Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service.
    Title: State Administrative Funds, Program Development Assistance 
and Training, and Disability Placement Application Instructions.
    OMB Number: 3045-0099.
    Agency Number: None.
    Affected Public: State commissions.
    Total Respondents: 54.
    Frequency: Annually.
    Average Time Per Response: 24 hours.

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    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 OMB approval of the information 
collection request; they will become a matter of public record.

    Dated: November 3, 2006.
Kristin McSwain,
Director, AmeriCorps State and National.
[FR Doc. E6-18914 Filed 11-8-06; 8:45 am]
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