Proposed Information Collection Requests, 2909 [07-254]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 14 / Tuesday, January 23, 2007 / Notices receiving this Commission meeting schedule electronically, please send an electronic message to dkw@nrc.gov. January 18, 2007. R. Michelle Schroll, Office of the Secretary. [FR Doc. 07–279 Filed 1–19–07; 11:11 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P PEACE CORPS Proposed Information Collection Requests Peace Corps. Notice of public use form review request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB control number 0420–0533)) AGENCY: mstockstill on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES ACTION: SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1981 (44 U.S.C, Chapter 35), the Peace Corps has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for approval of information collections, OMB Control Number 0420–0533, the Peace Corps Crisis Corps Volunteer Application Form. This is a renewal of an active information collection. The purpose of this information collection is necessary in order to identify prospective, interested, and available returned Peace Corps Volunteers who are completing their services for Crisis Corps Volunteer Service. The information is used to determine availability, suitability, and potential Crisis Corps placement applicants. The purpose of this notice is to allow for public comment on whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Peace Corps, including whether their information will have practical use; 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; ways to enhance the quality, utility and the clarity of the information to be collected; and, ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of automated collection techniques, when appropriate, and other forms of information technology. A copy of the information collection may be obtained from Ms. Mary Angelini, Director of the Crisis Corps, Peace Corps, 1111 20th Street, NW., Room 7305, Washington, DC 20526. Ms. Angelini may be contacted by telephone at 202–692–2250. Comments on the form should also be addressed to the attention of Ms. Angelini and should be received on or before march 26, 2007. VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:33 Jan 22, 2007 Jkt 211001 Information Collection Abstract Title: Peace Corps’ Crisis Corps Volunteer Application Form. Need for and Use of this Information: The Peace Corps/Crisis Corps need this information in order to identify prospective, interested, and available returned Peace Corps Volunteers and Volunteers who are completing their service for Crisis Corps Volunteer service. The information is used to determine availability, suitability, and potential for Crisis Corps placement of applicants. Respondents: Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs) who have successfully completed their service and Volunteers currently completing their service who are interested in applying for Peace Corps/Crisis Corps service. Respondent’s Obligation to Reply: Voluntary, but required to obtain benefits. Burden on the Public: a. Annual reporting burden: 42 hours. b. Annual record keeping burden: 0 hours. c. Estimated average burden per response: 5 minutes. d. Frequency of response: one time. e. Estimated number of likely respondents: 507. f. Estimated cost to respondents: $2.26. Dated: This notice is issued in Washington, DC on December 20, 2006. Wilbert Bryant, Associate Director for Management. [FR Doc. 07–254 Filed 1–22–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6051–01–M POSTAL SERVICE No FEAR Act Notice 2909 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lynn Martin, National EEO Compliance and Appeals Programs by telephone 202–268–3830; by e-mail at lynn.martin@usps.gov. The ‘‘Notification and Federal Employee Antidiscrimination and Retaliation Act of 2002,’’ Public Law 107–174, (No FEAR Act) was enacted by Congress on May 15, 2002, for the purpose of, inter alia, holding Federal agencies accountable for violations of antidiscrimination and whistleblower protection laws. Sections 101(1) and 101(6) of the Act state that ‘‘Federal agencies cannot be run effectively if those agencies practice or tolerate discrimination,’’ and that ‘‘notifying Federal employees of their rights under discrimination and whistleblower laws should increase Federal agency compliance with the law.’’ Section 202 of the Act requires that written notification be provided to Federal employees, former Federal employees, and applicants for Federal employment of the rights and protections available to them under the applicable Federal antidiscrimination and whistleblower protection laws. Under section 204 of the No FEAR Act, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) promulgated regulations to carry out the notification requirements of the Act. This initial notice is being published in accordance with the final OPM regulations at 5 CFR 724.202. This notice specifically describes the antidiscrimination laws and regulations and the whistleblower protection regulations that apply to Postal Service employees. It also describes the methods to be used by Postal Service employees to file complaints under the applicable laws and regulations. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: No FEAR Act Notice SUMMARY: The Notification and Federal Employee Antidiscrimination and Retaliation Act of 2002 (No FEAR Act) requires that each Federal agency provide notice to all employees, former employees, and applicants for employment about the rights and remedies available to them under the anti-discrimination laws and whistleblower protection laws that apply to them. This document fulfills the Postal ServiceTM’s requirement under the regulations promulgated by the Office of Personnel Management to publish the initial notice of such rights and remedies in the Federal Register. DATES: This notice is effective January 23, 2007. On May 15, 2002, Congress enacted the ‘‘Notification and Federal Employee Antidiscrimination and Retaliation Act of 2002,’’ which is now known as the No FEAR Act. One purpose of the Act is to ‘‘require that Federal agencies be accountable for violations of antidiscrimination and whistleblower protection laws.’’ Public Law 107–174, Summary. In support of this purpose, Congress found that ‘‘agencies cannot be run effectively if those agencies practice or tolerate discrimination.’’ Public Law 107–174, Title I, General Provisions, section 101(1). The Act also requires the United States Postal Service (Postal Service) to provide this notice to Postal Service employees, former Postal Service employees and applicants for Postal Postal Service. ACTION: Notice. PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\23JAN1.SGM 23JAN1

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PEACE CORPS


Proposed Information Collection Requests

AGENCY: Peace Corps.

ACTION: Notice of public use form review request to the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB control number 0420-0533))

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1981 (44 U.S.C, 
Chapter 35), the Peace Corps has submitted to the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB) a request for approval of information collections, OMB 
Control Number 0420-0533, the Peace Corps Crisis Corps Volunteer 
Application Form. This is a renewal of an active information 
collection. The purpose of this information collection is necessary in 
order to identify prospective, interested, and available returned Peace 
Corps Volunteers who are completing their services for Crisis Corps 
Volunteer Service. The information is used to determine availability, 
suitability, and potential Crisis Corps placement applicants. The 
purpose of this notice is to allow for public comment on whether the 
proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper 
performance of the functions of the Peace Corps, including whether 
their information will have practical use; 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; ways to 
enhance the quality, utility and the clarity of the information to be 
collected; and, ways to minimize the burden of the collection of 
information on those who are to respond, including through the use of 
automated collection techniques, when appropriate, and other forms of 
information technology.
    A copy of the information collection may be obtained from Ms. Mary 
Angelini, Director of the Crisis Corps, Peace Corps, 1111 20th Street, 
NW., Room 7305, Washington, DC 20526. Ms. Angelini may be contacted by 
telephone at 202-692-2250. Comments on the form should also be 
addressed to the attention of Ms. Angelini and should be received on or 
before march 26, 2007.

Information Collection Abstract

    Title: Peace Corps' Crisis Corps Volunteer Application Form.
    Need for and Use of this Information: The Peace Corps/Crisis Corps 
need this information in order to identify prospective, interested, and 
available returned Peace Corps Volunteers and Volunteers who are 
completing their service for Crisis Corps Volunteer service. The 
information is used to determine availability, suitability, and 
potential for Crisis Corps placement of applicants.
    Respondents: Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs) who have 
successfully completed their service and Volunteers currently 
completing their service who are interested in applying for Peace 
Corps/Crisis Corps service.
    Respondent's Obligation to Reply: Voluntary, but required to obtain 
benefits.

Burden on the Public:

    a. Annual reporting burden: 42 hours.
    b. Annual record keeping burden: 0 hours.
    c. Estimated average burden per response: 5 minutes.
    d. Frequency of response: one time.
    e. Estimated number of likely respondents: 507.
    f. Estimated cost to respondents: $2.26.

    Dated: This notice is issued in Washington, DC on December 20, 
2006.
Wilbert Bryant,
Associate Director for Management.
[FR Doc. 07-254 Filed 1-22-07; 8:45 am]
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