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Download as PDF 34918 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 119 / Thursday, June 19, 2008 / Notices International Trade Administration The Manufacturing Council: Meeting of The Manufacturing Council International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of an Open Meeting via Teleconference. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Manufacturing Council will hold a meeting via teleconference to conduct their inaugural meeting and receive briefings regarding sustainable manufacturing. DATES: June 27, 2008. Time: 1 p.m. (EDT). For the Conference Call-In Number and Further Information, Contact: The Manufacturing Council Executive Secretariat, Room 4043, Washington, DC 20230 (Phone: 202–482–1369), or visit the Council’s Web site at http:// www.manufacturing.gov/council. Dated: June 13, 2008. Caroline Swann, Director, Office of Advisory Committees. [FR Doc. 08–1368 Filed 6–13–08; 3:58 pm] BILLING CODE 3510–DR–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Availability of Seats for the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council National Marine Sanctuary Program (NMSP), National Ocean Service (NOS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce (DOC). ACTION: Notice and request for applications. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary (SBNMS or sanctuary) is seeking applicants for the following vacant seats on its Sanctuary Advisory Council (Council): At-Large (Alternate). Applicants are chosen based upon their particular expertise and experience in relation to the seat for which they are applying; community and professional affiliations; philosophy regarding the protection and management of marine resources; and possibly the length of residence in the area affected by the sanctuary. Applicants who are chosen as members should expect to serve twoto-three-year terms, pursuant to the Council’s Charter. DATES: Applications are due by 15 September 2008. VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:00 Jun 18, 2008 Jkt 214001 Application kits may be obtained from Elizabeth.Stokes@noaa.gov. Stellwagen Bank National Marine sanctuary, 175 Edward Foster Road, Scituate, MA 02066. Telephone 781–545–8026 X201. Completed applications should be sent to the same address. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further questions contact: Nathalie.Ward@noaa.gov, External Affairs Coordinator. Telephone: 781– 545–8026 X 206. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council was established in March 2001 to assure continued public participation in the management of the Sanctuary. The Advisory Council’s 21 members represent a variety of local user groups, as well as the general public, plus seven local, state and federal government agencies. Since its establishment, the Council has played a vital role in advising the sanctuary and NOAA 2 on critical issues and is currently focused on the sanctuary’s new five-year Management Plan. The Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary encompasses 842 square miles of ocean, stretching between Cape Ann and Cape Cod. Renowned for its scenic beauty and remarkable productivity, the sanctuary supports a rich diversity of marine life including 22 species of marine mammals, more than 30 species of seabirds, over 60 species of fishes, and hundreds of marine invertebrates and plants. ADDRESSES: DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Authority: 16 U.S.C. Sections 1431, et seq. (Federal Domestic Assistance Catalog Number 11.429 Marine Sanctuary Program) Dated: June 10, 2008. Daniel J. Basta, Director, National Marine Sanctuary Program, National Oceanic Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. E8–13803 Filed 6–18–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–NK–M CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE Information Collection; Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request Corporation for National and Community Service. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ‘‘Corporation’’) has submitted a public information collection request (ICR) entitled Interest Accrual Form, to the Office of Management and Budget PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (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, Bruce Kellogg at 202–606–6954. 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 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: Comments A 60-day public comment Notice was published in the Federal Register on March 27, 2008. This comment period ended May 25, 2008. No public comments were received from this notice. Description: Currently, the Corporation is soliciting comments concerning the proposed renewal of its Interest Accrual Form. This form or its electronic equivalent is used by E:\FR\FM\19JNN1.SGM 19JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 119 / Thursday, June 19, 2008 / Notices AmeriCorps members to request a payment of the interest accruing on qualified loans during the AmeriCorps member’s term of service, if their loans were in forbearance during their service and if they successfully complete their terms of service. The form serves to give the member’s permission to and directs the loan holder to release loan information to the Corporation so that the National Service Trust can make the interest payment. The form has a ‘‘Manual’’ version generated from the online request when the institution is not registered online, which provides the member’s electronic signature. The non-electronic version provides a space for the member and the loan holder to sign. Type of Review: Renewal. Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service. Title: Interest Accrual Form. OMB Number: 3045–0053. Agency Number: None. Affected Public: Individuals who have completed a term of national service who wish the National Service Trust to pay certain interest accruing on qualified student loans. Total Respondents: 4,000 responses annually, using the paper form. Frequency: Some members do not have qualified student loans while others have several. Currently, over half of the interest payments are processed electronically. The Corporation expects the use of paper forms to decrease over the next few years. Average Time Per Response: Total of 10 minutes (one minute for the AmeriCorps member’s section (nonelectronic version) and nine minutes for the loan holder). Estimated Total Burden Hours: 667 hours. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): None. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): None. Dated: June 11, 2008. Maggie Taylor-Coates, Manager (Acting), National Service Trust. [FR Doc. E8–13866 Filed 6–18–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6050–$$–P CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Information Collection; Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request Corporation for National and Community Service. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the SUMMARY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:00 Jun 18, 2008 Jkt 214001 ‘‘Corporation’’), has submitted a public information collection request (ICR) entitled Forbearance Request for National Service Form, 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, Bruce Kellogg at 202–606–6954. 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 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: Comments A 60-day public comment Notice was published in the Federal Register on March 27, 2008. This comment period ended May 25, 2008. No public comments were received. Description: Currently, the Corporation is soliciting comments PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 34919 concerning the proposed renewal of its Forbearance Request for National Service Form. This form or the electronic equivalent are used by AmeriCorps members to request a postponement, during their term of service, of their obligation to make payment on qualified student loans while they are earning a minimal living allowance in their national service position. The form provides proof that the borrower is serving in an approved national service position, thereby meeting the criteria for the mandatory forbearance based on national service. The form has a ‘‘Manual’’ version generated from the online request when the institution is not registered online, which provides the AmeriCorps member’s electronic signature. The nonelectronic version provides a space for the member and the authorized program official to sign. Type of Review: Renewal. Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service. Title: Forbearance Request for National Service Form. OMB Number: 3045–0030. Agency Number: None. Affected Public: Individuals who have enrolled in a term of national service who wish to postpone loan payments on qualified loans while they serve. Total Respondents: 11,000 responses annually, using the paper form. Frequency: Some members do not have any qualified student loans while others have several. Currently, we estimate about half of the forbearance requests are processed electronically. The Corporation expects the use of paper forms to decrease over the next few years. Average Time per Response: Total of 10 minutes (9 minutes for the AmeriCorps member’s section (nonelectronic version) and 1 minute for certification). Estimated Total Burden Hours: 1,833 hours. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): None. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): None. Dated: June 11, 2008. Maggie Taylor-Coates, Manager (Acting), National Service Trust. [FR Doc. E8–13867 Filed 6–18–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6050–$$–P E:\FR\FM\19JNN1.SGM 19JNN1

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CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE


Information Collection; Submission for OMB Review, 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'') has submitted a public information 
collection request (ICR) entitled Interest Accrual Form, 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, Bruce Kellogg at 202-606-6954. 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 
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.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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.

Comments

    A 60-day public comment Notice was published in the Federal 
Register on March 27, 2008. This comment period ended May 25, 2008. No 
public comments were received from this notice.
    Description: Currently, the Corporation is soliciting comments 
concerning the proposed renewal of its Interest Accrual Form. This form 
or its electronic equivalent is used by

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AmeriCorps members to request a payment of the interest accruing on 
qualified loans during the AmeriCorps member's term of service, if 
their loans were in forbearance during their service and if they 
successfully complete their terms of service. The form serves to give 
the member's permission to and directs the loan holder to release loan 
information to the Corporation so that the National Service Trust can 
make the interest payment. The form has a ``Manual'' version generated 
from the online request when the institution is not registered online, 
which provides the member's electronic signature. The non-electronic 
version provides a space for the member and the loan holder to sign.
    Type of Review: Renewal.
    Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service.
    Title: Interest Accrual Form.
    OMB Number: 3045-0053.
    Agency Number: None.
    Affected Public: Individuals who have completed a term of national 
service who wish the National Service Trust to pay certain interest 
accruing on qualified student loans.
    Total Respondents: 4,000 responses annually, using the paper form.
    Frequency: Some members do not have qualified student loans while 
others have several. Currently, over half of the interest payments are 
processed electronically. The Corporation expects the use of paper 
forms to decrease over the next few years.
    Average Time Per Response: Total of 10 minutes (one minute for the 
AmeriCorps member's section (non-electronic version) and nine minutes 
for the loan holder).
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 667 hours.
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): None.
    Total Burden Cost (operating/maintenance): None.

    Dated: June 11, 2008.
Maggie Taylor-Coates,
Manager (Acting), National Service Trust.
 [FR Doc. E8-13866 Filed 6-18-08; 8:45 am]
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