Information Collection; Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request, 5645-5646 [E9-1972]

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SUMMARY: The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ‘‘Corporation’’), has submitted a public information collection request (ICR) entitled ‘‘AmeriCorps Application Instructions: State Competitive, State Education Award Program, National Direct, National Direct Education Award Program, National Professional Corps, Indian Tribes, States and Territories without Commissions, and National Planning’’ 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, Ms. Amy Borgstrom at (202) 606–6930. 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. Sharon Mar, 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. Sharon Mar, OMB Desk Officer for the Corporation for National and Community Service; and (2) Electronically by e-mail to: smar@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 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 5645 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 Wednesday, October 15, 2008. This comment period ended December 15, 2008. Two sets of public comments were received from Corporation grantees. The Corporation gave full consideration to those comments and, for the most part, incorporated their suggested changes in the information collection form. In addition, the burden figure was raised from 24 to 40 hours based on public comment. The former burden figure was unreasonable given the emphasis in the application instructions on developing collaborative relationships and collecting data. Description: The Corporation seeks to renew and revise the current AmeriCorps State and National Application Instructions. The Application Instructions are being revised for increased clarity and burden reduction. The Application Instructions will be used in the same manner as the existing Application Instructions. The Corporation also seeks to continue using the current Application Instructions until the revised Application Instructions are approved by OMB. The current form is due to expire on April 30, 2009. Type of Review: Renewal. Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service. Title: AmeriCorps State and National Application Instructions. OMB Number: 3045–0047. Agency Number: None. Affected Public: Nonprofit organizations, State, Local and Tribal. Total Respondents: 600 respondents. Frequency: Annually. Average Time per Response: 40 hours to apply. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 24,000 hours. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): None. E:\FR\FM\30JAN1.SGM 30JAN1 5646 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 19 / Friday, January 30, 2009 / Notices Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): None. Dated: January 23, 2009. Lois Nembhard, Acting Director, AmeriCorps State and National. [FR Doc. E9–1972 Filed 1–29–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6050–$$–P CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE Information Collection; Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request AGENCY: Corporation for National and Community Service. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ‘‘Corporation’’), has submitted a public information collection request (ICR) entitled ‘‘AmeriCorps Member Application 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, Ms. Amy Borgstrom at (202) 606–6930. 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. Sharon Mar, 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. Sharon Mar, OMB Desk Officer for the Corporation for National and Community Service; and (2) Electronically by e-mail to: smar@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, mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:54 Jan 29, 2009 Jkt 217001 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 Wednesday, October 15, 2008. This comment period ended December 15, 2008. Two sets of public comments were received from Corporation grantees. The Corporation gave full consideration to those comments and, for the most part, incorporated their suggested changes in the information collection form. Description: 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. The Corporation also seeks to continue using the current Application Form until the revised Application 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 applicants. Frequency: Annually. Average Time per Response: 1.5 hours to apply. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 281,250 hours. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): None. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): None. Dated: January 26, 2009. Kristin McSwain, Chief of Program Operations, Corporation for National and Community Service. [FR Doc. E9–1973 Filed 1–29–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6050–$$–P PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE Sunshine Act Notice The Board of Directors of the Corporation for National and Community Service gives notice of the following meeting: DATE AND TIME: Wednesday, February 4, 2009, 10 a.m.–11:30 a.m. PLACE: Corporation for National and Community Service; 8th Floor; 1201 New York Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20525. STATUS: Open. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: I. Chair’s Opening Remarks and Swearing in of New Member. II. Consideration of Prior Meeting’s Minutes. III. CEO Report. IV. Committee Reports. V. Public Testimony on the Impact of the Economy on National Service Grantees. VI. Honoring Departing Board Member. VII. Public Comment. ACCOMMODATIONS: Anyone who needs an interpreter or other accommodation should notify the Corporation’s contact person by 5:00 p.m. Monday, February 4, 2009. CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Lisa Guccione, Senior Policy Advisor, Office of the CEO, Corporation for National and Community Service, 10th Floor, Room 10207, 1201 New York Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20525. Phone (202) 606–6637. Fax (202) 606– 3460. TDD: (202) 606–3472. E-mail: lguccione@cns.gov. Dated: January 27, 2009. Frank R. Trinity, General Counsel. [FR Doc. 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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 19 (Friday, January 30, 2009)]
[Notices]
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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 ``AmeriCorps Application 
Instructions: State Competitive, State Education Award Program, 
National Direct, National Direct Education Award Program, National 
Professional Corps, Indian Tribes, States and Territories without 
Commissions, and National Planning'' 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, 
Ms. Amy Borgstrom at (202) 606-6930. 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. Sharon Mar, 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. Sharon Mar, OMB Desk 
Officer for the Corporation for National and Community Service; and
    (2) Electronically by e-mail to: smar@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 Wednesday, October 15, 2008. This comment period 
ended December 15, 2008. Two sets of public comments were received from 
Corporation grantees. The Corporation gave full consideration to those 
comments and, for the most part, incorporated their suggested changes 
in the information collection form. In addition, the burden figure was 
raised from 24 to 40 hours based on public comment. The former burden 
figure was unreasonable given the emphasis in the application 
instructions on developing collaborative relationships and collecting 
data.
    Description: The Corporation seeks to renew and revise the current 
AmeriCorps State and National Application Instructions. The Application 
Instructions are being revised for increased clarity and burden 
reduction. The Application Instructions will be used in the same manner 
as the existing Application Instructions. The Corporation also seeks to 
continue using the current Application Instructions until the revised 
Application Instructions are approved by OMB. The current form is due 
to expire on April 30, 2009.
    Type of Review: Renewal.
    Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service.
    Title: AmeriCorps State and National Application Instructions.
    OMB Number: 3045-0047.
    Agency Number: None.
    Affected Public: Nonprofit organizations, State, Local and Tribal.
    Total Respondents: 600 respondents.
    Frequency: Annually.
    Average Time per Response: 40 hours to apply.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 24,000 hours.
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): None.

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    Total Burden Cost (operating/maintenance): None.

    Dated: January 23, 2009.
Lois Nembhard,
Acting Director, AmeriCorps State and National.
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