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Download as PDF 73336 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 247 / Thursday, December 27, 2007 / Notices the school. Respondents will be those school administrators and teachers, such as principals and service-learning coordinators, who are most knowledgeable about service-learning activities in the school. The survey will be administered by mail with the opportunity for respondents to complete the survey by phone. Type of Review: New Collection. Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service. Title: National Study of the Prevalence of Community Service and Service-Learning in K–12 Public Schools. OMB Number: 3045–New. Affected Public: K–12 School Administrators. Number of Respondents: 2000. Frequency: One-time. Average Time per Response: 21 minutes. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 700. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): None. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): None. Dated: December 19, 2007. Robert Grimm, Director, Department of Research and Policy Development. [FR Doc. E7–25052 Filed 12–26–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6050–$$–P CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE Information Collection; Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request information collection activity, to the 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. 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: AGENCY: Comments SUMMARY: The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ‘‘Corporation’’), has submitted a public information collection request (ICR) entitled the AmeriCorps*VISTA Project Application and Instructions (OMB Control Number 3045–0038) 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). Copies of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by calling the Corporation for National and Community Service, Mr. Paul Davis at (202) 606–6608. 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 A 60-day public comment Notice was published in the Federal Register on October 9, 2007. This comment period ended December 8, 2007. No public comments were received from this notice. Description: The AmeriCorps*VISTA Project Application and Instructions is used by the Corporation in the selection of VISTA sponsors and in the approval of both new and renewing VISTA projects. The information collection consists of a brief Concept Paper, and, if the Concept Paper is approved, a full application including budget. The Corporation seeks to revise the previously used Project Application to: (a) Better align the information requested on the Concept Paper and the Application; and (b) simplify the project plan while continuing to provide a robust tool for evaluating project performance. Type of Review: Renewal. Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Corporation for National and Community Service. ACTION: Notice. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:00 Dec 26, 2007 Jkt 214001 PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Title: AmeriCorps*VISTA Project Application and Instructions. OMB Number: 3045–0038. Agency Number: None. Affected Public: AmeriCorps*VISTA project applicants and sponsoring organizations seeking project renewal. Total Respondents: 3,200, of which 1,000 will complete the full application. Frequency: One time only for Concept Paper, once annually for Application. Average Time per Response: 1.5 hours for Concept Paper; 8 hours for application. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 12,800 hours. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): None. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): None. Dated: December 20, 2007. Jean Whaley, Director, AmeriCorps*VISTA. [FR Doc. E7–25094 Filed 12–26–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6050–$$–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary [DOD–2006–0S–0216] Implementation of Limitations on Terms of Consumer Credit Extended to Service Members and Dependents Department of Defense. Notice with request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Department of Defense is preparing to draft a report to Congress and invites public comments and suggestions. An Item of Special Interest in the Senate Report 110–077 accompanying the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 (FY 2008 NDAA), requests the Department of Defense to report on the implementation of limitations on terms of consumer credit extended to Service members and dependents. The guidance from the Senate Armed Services Committee on drafting the report can be found at Senate Report 110–077, at pages 355–356, accompanying the FY 2008 NDAA. DATES: Comments must be received by February 25, 2008. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number and/or RIN number and title, by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: Federal Docket Management System Office, 1160 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–1160. E:\FR\FM\27DEN1.SGM 27DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 247 / Thursday, December 27, 2007 / Notices Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name and docket number or Regulatory Information Number (RIN) 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. Mr. Marcus Beauregard, (703) 588–0952. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To help develop this report, the Department of Defense is seeking comments from the public about the potential negative impact of certain consumer loan products on Service members. Please indicate whether the following products, which are not currently regulated by 32 CFR 232.3, negatively impact Service members to the degree that the Department of Defense should regulate them. If regulation is needed, please provide proposed solutions. These products are: • Installment loans, not covered in the definitions of credit in 32 CFR 232.3. These installment loans may include excessive fees and interest rates, loan flipping, and regular inclusion of high cost ancillary credit insurance products. • Credit cards that are characterized by minimal available credit coupled with high fees. • Fee-based, high-cost, courtesy overdraft products. Additionally, the Department of Defense is seeking comments from the public on the implementation of 32 CFR part 232, specifically issues concerning: • Disclosure requirements and identification of the covered borrower as required by 32 CFR 232.5 and 232.6. • Implementation of alternative small-dollar credit products and recommended changes that can facilitate producing and delivering these products to Service members and their dependents. • Oversight and enforcement of the regulation with respect to Internet-based lenders offering credit covered by the definitions in 32 CFR 232.3. • Methods for the Department of Defense to use in monitoring enforcement of the rule. The Department of Defense has the authority to make regulatory changes and to recommend statutory change. The mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:00 Dec 26, 2007 Jkt 214001 Department of Defense seeks input on potential changes for consideration. L.M. Bynum, OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. E7–25119 Filed 12–26–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests Department of Education. The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management, invites comments on the proposed information collection requests as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before February 25, 2008. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) requires that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) provide interested Federal agencies and the public an early opportunity to comment on information collection requests. OMB may amend or waive the requirement for public consultation to the extent that public participation in the approval process would defeat the purpose of the information collection, violate State or Federal law, or substantially interfere with any agency’s ability to perform its statutory obligations. The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management, publishes that notice containing proposed information collection requests prior to submission of these requests to OMB. Each proposed information collection, grouped by office, contains the following: (1) Type of review requested, e.g. new, revision, extension, existing or reinstatement; (2) Title; (3) Summary of the collection; (4) Description of the need for, and proposed use of, the information; (5) Respondents and frequency of collection; and (6) Reporting and/or Recordkeeping burden. OMB invites public comment. The Department of Education is especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection necessary to the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the AGENCY: SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 73337 Department minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Dated: December 19, 2007. Angela C. Arrington, IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management. Institute of Education Sciences Type of Review: New. Title: Eighth Grade Access to Algebra I: A Study of Virtual Algebra. Frequency: On Occasion. Affected Public: Individuals or household. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 1,494. Burden Hours: 493. Abstract: This study of the effects of 8th grade algebra on student math achievement and advanced coursetaking patterns is to be carried out by the Northeast and Islands Regional Education Laboratory. This randomized controlled field trial involves 60 schools in Maine, 60 teachers, and 1,800 students. Targeted outcomes are students’ mathematics achievement, as measured by scores on the 8th grade Maine Educational Assessment in mathematics, scores on the Northwest Evaluation Association-Measures of Academic Progress (NWEA–MAP) test, 9th grade transcript data, 10th grade course enrollments, and 10th grade Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT) scores. Requests for copies of the proposed information collection request may be accessed from http://edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the ‘‘Browse Pending Collections’’ link and by clicking on link number 3545. When you access the information collection, click on ‘‘Download Attachments’’ to view. Written requests for information should be addressed to U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Potomac Center, 9th Floor, Washington, DC 20202–4700. Requests may also be electronically mailed to ICDocketMgr@ed.gov or faxed to 202– 245–6623. Please specify the complete title of the information collection when making your request. Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity requirements should be electronically mailed to ICDocketMgr@ed.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339. [FR Doc. E7–25085 Filed 12–26–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P E:\FR\FM\27DEN1.SGM 27DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 247 (Thursday, December 27, 2007)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-25119]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary

[DOD-2006-0S-0216]


Implementation of Limitations on Terms of Consumer Credit 
Extended to Service Members and Dependents

AGENCY: Department of Defense.

ACTION: Notice with request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Defense is preparing to draft a report to 
Congress and invites public comments and suggestions. An Item of 
Special Interest in the Senate Report 110-077 accompanying the National 
Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 (FY 2008 NDAA), requests 
the Department of Defense to report on the implementation of 
limitations on terms of consumer credit extended to Service members and 
dependents. The guidance from the Senate Armed Services Committee on 
drafting the report can be found at Senate Report 110-077, at pages 
355-356, accompanying the FY 2008 NDAA.

DATES: Comments must be received by February 25, 2008.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number and/or 
RIN number and title, by any of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Mail: Federal Docket Management System Office, 1160 
Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301-1160.

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    Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name 
and docket number or Regulatory Information Number (RIN) 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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Marcus Beauregard, (703) 588-0952.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: To help develop this report, the Department 
of Defense is seeking comments from the public about the potential 
negative impact of certain consumer loan products on Service members. 
Please indicate whether the following products, which are not currently 
regulated by 32 CFR 232.3, negatively impact Service members to the 
degree that the Department of Defense should regulate them. If 
regulation is needed, please provide proposed solutions. These products 
are:
     Installment loans, not covered in the definitions of 
credit in 32 CFR 232.3. These installment loans may include excessive 
fees and interest rates, loan flipping, and regular inclusion of high 
cost ancillary credit insurance products.
     Credit cards that are characterized by minimal available 
credit coupled with high fees.
     Fee-based, high-cost, courtesy overdraft products.
    Additionally, the Department of Defense is seeking comments from 
the public on the implementation of 32 CFR part 232, specifically 
issues concerning:
     Disclosure requirements and identification of the covered 
borrower as required by 32 CFR 232.5 and 232.6.
     Implementation of alternative small-dollar credit products 
and recommended changes that can facilitate producing and delivering 
these products to Service members and their dependents.
     Oversight and enforcement of the regulation with respect 
to Internet-based lenders offering credit covered by the definitions in 
32 CFR 232.3.
     Methods for the Department of Defense to use in monitoring 
enforcement of the rule. The Department of Defense has the authority to 
make regulatory changes and to recommend statutory change. The 
Department of Defense seeks input on potential changes for 
consideration.

L.M. Bynum,
OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
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