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Simonds, (808) 522–8220 (voice) or (808) 522– 8226 (fax), at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: January 25, 2007. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E7–1434 Filed 1–29–07; 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. 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. 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 AmeriCorps Enrollment Form and AmeriCorps Exit Form. These forms are used by programs to certify members’ eligibility to serve and to receive an education award, and are the only source for certain programrelated and demographic information. E:\FR\FM\30JAN1.SGM 30JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 19 / Tuesday, January 30, 2007 / Notices Copies of the information collection requests 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 April 2, 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, National Service Trust; Attention Bruce Kellogg, 1201 New York Avenue, 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 sent to: (202) 606–3484, Attention Bruce Kellogg. (4) Electronically through the Corporation’s e-mail address system: bkellogg@cns.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bruce Kellogg, (202) 606–6954. 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). ycherry on PROD1PC64 with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background The enrollment and exit forms are completed jointly by members interested in performing a period of national service and by programs providing that opportunity. Upon successfully completing a term of service an AmeriCorps participant may receive an education award that may be used to pay for certain educational expenses or for qualified student loans. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:36 Jan 29, 2007 Jkt 211001 Enrollment and exit processing is completed electronically. The paper forms are retained by the programs for audit purposes. Current Action The Corporation seeks to renew and revise the current applications. Enrollment form revisions consist of minor formatting and textual changes to add clarity; for example, in providing definitions of the terms ‘citizen’, ‘US national’, and ‘lawful permanent resident alien’. There are no proposed changes to the current exit form. The application will otherwise be used in the same manner as the existing application. The Corporation also seeks to continue using the current application until the revised application is approved by OMB. The current application is due to expire on April 30, 2007. Type of Review: Renewal. Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service. Title: AmeriCorps Enrollment Form, and AmeriCorps Exit Form. OMB Number: 3045–0006 (Enrollment) & 3045–0015 (Exit). Agency Number: None. Affected Public: Individuals about to participate in an AmeriCorps program (Enrollment) and AmeriCorps members who have ended their term of service (Exit). Total Respondents: 73,000 annually for each form. Frequency: Annually. Average Time Response: Averages 7 minutes for each form (4 minutes for the AmeriCorps member to complete the form, and 3 minutes for the program staff). Estimated Total Burden Hours: 17,032 for both forms. (8516 enrollment and 8516 for exit) 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 Office of Management and Budget approval of the information collection request; they will also become a matter of public record. Dated: January 24, 2007. Cynthia Wooten, Manager, National Service Trust. [FR Doc. E7–1359 Filed 1–29–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6050–$$–P PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 4243 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary [No. DoD–2006–PS–0151] Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request 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 March 1, 2007. Title, Associated Form, and OMB Number: Trustee Report; DD Form 2826; OMB Control Number 0730–0012. Type of Request: Extension. Number of Respondents: 600. Responses per Respondent: 1. Annual Responses: 600. Average Burden per Response: 30 minutes. Annual Burden Hours: 300. Needs and Uses: This form is used to report on the administration of the funds received on behalf of a mentally incompetent member of the uniformed services pursuant to 37 U.S.C. 602–604. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Frequency: On Occasion. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits. OMB Desk Officer: Ms. Hillary Jaffe. Written comments and recommendations on the proposed information collection should be sent to Ms. Jaffe at the Office of Management and Budget, Desk Office for DoD, Room 10236, new Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503. You may also submit comments, identified by docket number and title, by the following method: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name, docket number and title for this Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the public is to make these submissions available for public viewing on the Internet at http:// www.regulations.gov as they are received without change, including any personal identifiers or contact information. DOD Clearance Officer: Ms. Patricia Toppings. Written requests for copies of the information collection proposal should be sent to Ms. Toppings at WHS/ESD/ E:\FR\FM\30JAN1.SGM 30JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 19 (Tuesday, January 30, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 4242-4243]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-1359]


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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 
(hereinafter 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 AmeriCorps Enrollment Form and AmeriCorps Exit 
Form. These forms are used by programs to certify members' eligibility 
to serve and to receive an education award, and are the only source for 
certain program-related and demographic information.

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    Copies of the information collection requests 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 April 2, 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, National Service Trust; Attention Bruce Kellogg, 1201 New York 
Avenue, 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 sent to: (202) 606-3484, Attention Bruce Kellogg.
    (4) Electronically through the Corporation's e-mail address system: 
bkellogg@cns.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bruce Kellogg, (202) 606-6954.

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

    The enrollment and exit forms are completed jointly by members 
interested in performing a period of national service and by programs 
providing that opportunity. Upon successfully completing a term of 
service an AmeriCorps participant may receive an education award that 
may be used to pay for certain educational expenses or for qualified 
student loans. Enrollment and exit processing is completed 
electronically. The paper forms are retained by the programs for audit 
purposes.

Current Action

    The Corporation seeks to renew and revise the current applications. 
Enrollment form revisions consist of minor formatting and textual 
changes to add clarity; for example, in providing definitions of the 
terms `citizen', `US national', and `lawful permanent resident alien'. 
There are no proposed changes to the current exit form.
    The application will otherwise be used in the same manner as the 
existing application. The Corporation also seeks to continue using the 
current application until the revised application is approved by OMB. 
The current application is due to expire on April 30, 2007.
    Type of Review: Renewal.
    Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service.
    Title: AmeriCorps Enrollment Form, and AmeriCorps Exit Form.
    OMB Number: 3045-0006 (Enrollment) & 3045-0015 (Exit).
    Agency Number: None.
    Affected Public: Individuals about to participate in an AmeriCorps 
program (Enrollment) and AmeriCorps members who have ended their term 
of service (Exit).
    Total Respondents: 73,000 annually for each form.
    Frequency: Annually.
    Average Time Response: Averages 7 minutes for each form (4 minutes 
for the AmeriCorps member to complete the form, and 3 minutes for the 
program staff).
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 17,032 for both forms. (8516 
enrollment and 8516 for exit)
    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 Office of Management and Budget 
approval of the information collection request; they will also become a 
matter of public record.

    Dated: January 24, 2007.
Cynthia Wooten,
Manager, National Service Trust.
 [FR Doc. E7-1359 Filed 1-29-07; 8:45 am]
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