Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request, 61022 [E8-24539]

Download as PDF 61022 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 200 / Wednesday, October 15, 2008 / Notices CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request Corporation for National and Community Service. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 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. Sec. 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. 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. Currently, the Corporation is soliciting comments concerning the AmeriCorps Member Application Form. Applicants will respond to the questions included in this ICR in order to apply to serve as AmeriCorps members. Copies of the information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed in the addresses section of this notice. DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the individual and office listed in the ADDRESSES section by December 15, 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; Attention Amy Borgstrom, Associate Director for Policy, Room 9515; 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) 606–3476, Attention Amy Borgstrom, Associate Director for Policy. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:32 Oct 14, 2008 Jkt 217001 (4) Electronically through the Corporation’s e-mail address system: aborgstrom@cns.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy Borgstrom, (202) 606–6930, or by e-mail at aborgstrom@cns.gov. 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). 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: October 8, 2008. Kim Mansaray, Chief of Staff for Kristin McSwain, Director, AmeriCorps State and National. [FR Doc. E8–24539 Filed 10–14–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6050–$$–P 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 Background agencies with an opportunity to This Member Application Form will comment on proposed and/or be used by applicants who are continuing collections of information in interested in serving as AmeriCorps accordance with the Paperwork members. The information requested in Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) (44 the application form makes it possible U.S.C. Sec. 3506(c)(2)(A)). This program for programs to select members to serve. helps to ensure that requested data can Programs also use this form as an be provided in the desired format, example that they customize to develop reporting burden (time and financial their own recruitment materials. resources) is minimized, collection Current Action: The Corporation seeks instruments are clearly understood, and to renew the current AmeriCorps the impact of collection requirement on Member Application Form. The form is respondents can be properly assessed. identical to the current form and will be Individuals who use a used in the same manner. The telecommunications device for the deaf Corporation also seeks to continue using (TTY–TDD) may call (202) 565–2799 the current form until the revised form between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. eastern is approved by OMB. The current form time, Monday through Friday. is due to expire on January 31, 2009. Currently, the Corporation is Type of Review: Renewal. soliciting comments concerning Agency: Corporation for National and AmeriCorps Application Instructions: Community Service. State Competitive, State Education Title: AmeriCorps Member Award Program, National Direct, Application Form. National Direct Education Award OMB Number: 3045–0054. Program, National Professional Corps, Agency Number: None. Indian Tribes, States and Territories Affected Public: Applicants to serve without Commissions, and National in AmeriCorps. Planning,. Applicants will respond to Total Respondents: 225,000. the questions included in this ICR in Frequency: Ongoing. Average Time Per Response: Averages order to apply for funding through these grant competitions. 1.25 hour. Copies of the information collection Estimated Total Burden Hours: request can be obtained by contacting 281,250 hours. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): the office listed in the addresses section None. of this notice. 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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 200 (Wednesday, October 15, 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 and/or continuing 
collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995 (PRA95) (44 U.S.C. Sec. 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. 
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.
    Currently, the Corporation is soliciting comments concerning the 
AmeriCorps Member Application Form. Applicants will respond to the 
questions included in this ICR in order to apply to serve as AmeriCorps 
members.
    Copies of the information collection request can be obtained by 
contacting the office listed in the addresses section of this notice.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the individual and office 
listed in the ADDRESSES section by December 15, 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; Attention Amy Borgstrom, Associate Director for Policy, Room 
9515; 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) 606-3476, Attention Amy Borgstrom, Associate 
Director for Policy.
    (4) Electronically through the Corporation's e-mail address system: 
aborgstrom@cns.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy Borgstrom, (202) 606-6930, or by 
e-mail at aborgstrom@cns.gov.

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

    This Member Application Form will be used by applicants who are 
interested in serving as AmeriCorps members. The information requested 
in the application form makes it possible for programs to select 
members to serve. Programs also use this form as an example that they 
customize to develop their own recruitment materials.
    Current Action: The Corporation seeks to renew the current 
AmeriCorps Member Application Form. The form is identical to the 
current form and will be used in the same manner. The Corporation also 
seeks to continue using the current form until the revised form is 
approved by OMB. The current form is due to expire on January 31, 2009.
    Type of Review: Renewal.
    Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service.
    Title: AmeriCorps Member Application Form.
    OMB Number: 3045-0054.
    Agency Number: None.
    Affected Public: Applicants to serve in AmeriCorps.
    Total Respondents: 225,000.
    Frequency: Ongoing.
    Average Time Per Response: Averages 1.25 hour.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 281,250 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: October 8, 2008.
Kim Mansaray,
Chief of Staff for Kristin McSwain, Director, AmeriCorps State and 
National.
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