Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request, 3240 [E8-762]

Download as PDF 3240 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 12 / Thursday, January 17, 2008 / Notices Dennis C. Kacoyanis, Trial Attorney, Office of Compliance and Field Operations. In the Matter of Stamina Products, Inc., a corporation [CPSC DOCKET NO. 08–C0002] Order Upon consideration of the Settlement Agreement entered into between Stamina Products, Inc. (‘‘Stamina’’) and the staff of the Consumer Product Safety Commission (‘‘the Commission’’); and the Commission having jurisdiction over the subject matter and Stamina; and it appearing that the Settlement Agreement is in the public interest, it is Ordered that the Settlement Agreement be, and hereby, is accepted; and it is Further ordered that Stamina shall pay a civil penalty of one hundred fivethousand dollars ($105,000.00) to the order of the United States Treasury within twenty (20) calendar days of service of the Final Order of the Commission upon Stamina. Upon the failure of Stamina to make full payment in the prescribed time, interest on the outstanding balance shall accrue and be paid of the Federal legal rate of interest under the provisions of 28 U.S.C. 1961(a) and (b). Provisionally accepted and provisional Order issued on the 11th day of January, 2008. By order of the Commission. Todd A. Stevenson, Secretary, Consumer Product Safety Commission. [FR Doc. 08–153 Filed 1–16–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6355–01–M CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Corporation for National and Community Service. ACTION: Notice. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES 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 collection 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, VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:07 Jan 16, 2008 Jkt 214001 collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirement on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, the Corporation is soliciting comments concerning the proposed data collection for the VISTA Evaluation Study. This study will evaluate the contributions of the VISTA program in strengthening local organizations to help them develop antipoverty programs. The study will develop a predictive model based on information obtained from completed VISTA projects to test likely outcomes for projects in their third year of funding. 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 March 17, 2008. 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, Attn. Carol Rogers, Director, Program Evaluation & Planning, Room 9201, 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 to: (202) 565–2789, Attention Ms. Carol Rogers, Director, Program Evaluation & Planning. (4) Electronically through the Corporation’s e-mail address system: crogers@cns.gov. Carol Rogers (202) 606–5000, ext. 419, or by e-mail at crogers@cns.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Corporation 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; • Enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and, PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 • 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). Background AmeriCorps*VISTA is a national program administered by the Corporation that provides grants to nonprofit organizations and government entities to support members and volunteers serving in national and local community service programs. The proposed evaluation study will gather information from applications and subsequent project reports of sponsoring organizations about their VISTA projects to develop an understanding of their success in reaching their goals; interview the most knowledgeable person in 250 VISTA projects that have been closed for at least two years; gather information from Corporation State Offices; and conduct 40 site visits to VISTA projects. Current Action The Corporation seeks to enhance data elements collected via these information collection tools. Type of Review: New. Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service. Title: VISTA Evaluation Study. OMB Number: Agency Number: None. Affected Public: AmeriCorps*VISTA sponsoring organization staff. Total Respondents: 455. Frequency: One time. Average Time per Response: 1 hour. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 455 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 Office of Management and Budget approval of the information collection request; they will also become a matter of public record. Dated: January 11, 2008. Jean Whaley, Director, AmeriCorps*VISTA. [FR Doc. E8–762 Filed 1–16–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6050–$$–P E:\FR\FM\17JAN1.SGM 17JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 12 (Thursday, January 17, 2008)]
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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 collection 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 the 
proposed data collection for the VISTA Evaluation Study. This study 
will evaluate the contributions of the VISTA program in strengthening 
local organizations to help them develop anti-poverty programs. The 
study will develop a predictive model based on information obtained 
from completed VISTA projects to test likely outcomes for projects in 
their third year of funding.
    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 March 17, 2008.

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, Attn. Carol Rogers, Director, Program Evaluation & Planning, 
Room 9201, 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 to: (202) 565-2789, Attention Ms. Carol Rogers, 
Director, Program Evaluation & Planning.
    (4) Electronically through the Corporation's e-mail address system: 
crogers@cns.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carol Rogers (202) 606-5000, ext. 419, 
or by e-mail at crogers@cns.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Corporation 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;
     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 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).

Background

    AmeriCorps*VISTA is a national program administered by the 
Corporation that provides grants to nonprofit organizations and 
government entities to support members and volunteers serving in 
national and local community service programs. The proposed evaluation 
study will gather information from applications and subsequent project 
reports of sponsoring organizations about their VISTA projects to 
develop an understanding of their success in reaching their goals; 
interview the most knowledgeable person in 250 VISTA projects that have 
been closed for at least two years; gather information from Corporation 
State Offices; and conduct 40 site visits to VISTA projects.

Current Action

    The Corporation seeks to enhance data elements collected via these 
information collection tools.
    Type of Review: New.
    Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service.
    Title: VISTA Evaluation Study.
    OMB Number:
    Agency Number: None.
    Affected Public: AmeriCorps*VISTA sponsoring organization staff.
    Total Respondents: 455.
    Frequency: One time.
    Average Time per Response: 1 hour.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 455 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 Office of Management and Budget 
approval of the information collection request; they will also become a 
matter of public record.

    Dated: January 11, 2008.
Jean Whaley,
Director, AmeriCorps*VISTA.
[FR Doc. E8-762 Filed 1-16-08; 8:45 am]
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