Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request, 14782-14783 [E9-7307]

Download as PDF 14782 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 61 / Wednesday, April 1, 2009 / Notices 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 The VISTA Recovery Act Progress Report Supplement (VRPRS) is designed to collect data related to the outcomes and outputs of Recovery Act funded VISTA Members and to allow Americorps-VISTA to report on those activities as required by the legislation. Current Action The Corporation seeks to continue the use of the VISTA Recovery Act Progress Report Supplement in order to gather data on key performance outputs and outcomes of Recovery Act funded VISTA Members; to measure the effectiveness of Recovery Act funded VISTA Members in addressing primary areas of need as identified in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act; and, to report to the Executive branch and general public the results of Recovery Act funded VISTA placements. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service. Title: AmeriCorps*VISTA Recovery Act Progress Report Supplement (VRPRS). OMB Number: 3045–0131. Agency Number: None. Affected Public: AmeriCorps*VISTA Sponsoring Organizations. Total Respondents: 950. Frequency: Quarterly. Average Time per Response: 1 hour. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 3,800. 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 VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:46 Mar 31, 2009 Jkt 217001 information collection request; they will also become a matter of public record. Dated: March 26, 2009. Paul Davis, Acting Director, AmeriCorps*VISTA. [FR Doc. E9–7253 Filed 3–31–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6050–$$–P CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request AGENCY: Corporation for National and Community Service. ACTION: Notice. 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 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 an Information Collection Request (ICR) entitled AmeriCorps State and National Application and Reporting Instructions for Recovery Act Funding. Applicants will respond to the questions included in this ICR in order to apply for grant funds and report on progress. 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 June 1, 2009. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 The purpose of this guidance is to assist current AmeriCorps State and National grantees in accessing American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds to engage AmeriCorps members and community volunteers in efforts to stimulate the economy through the expansion of current programming or the addition of a new program component, and to report on their activities. Additional information can be found in OMB’s Initial Implementing Guidance for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 dated February 18, 2009, and on the CNCS Recovery Web page (http:// www.nationalservice.gov/recovery). Current Action Type of Review: Renewal; previously granted emergency approval by OMB on March 19, 2009. E:\FR\FM\01APN1.SGM 01APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 61 / Wednesday, April 1, 2009 / Notices Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service. Title: AmeriCorps State and National Recovery Act Funding Application and Reporting Instructions. OMB Number: 3045–0132. Affected Public: Nonprofit organizations, State, Local and Tribal. Total Respondents: 250. Frequency: Once for application and quarterly for one year for reports. Average Time per Response: 8 hours. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 10,000 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: March 26, 2009. Lois Nembhard, Acting Director, AmeriCorps State and National. [FR Doc. E9–7307 Filed 3–31–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6050–$$–P VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:46 Mar 31, 2009 Jkt 217001 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary [Transmittal Nos. 09–18] 36(b)(1) Arms Sales Notification AGENCY: Department of Defense, Defense Security Cooperation Agency. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of a section 36(b)(1) arms sales notification. This is published to fulfill the requirements of section 155 of Public Law 104–164 dated 21 July 1996. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. B. English, DSCA/DBO/CFM, (703) 601– 3740. The following is a copy of a letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Transmittals 09–18 with attached transmittal, and policy justification. Dated: March 20, 2009. Patricia L. Toppings, OSD Federal Register, Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. Defense Security Cooperation Agency 201 12th Street South, Ste 203 Arlington, VA 22202–5408 PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 14783 Mar 13 2009. The Honorable Nancy Pelosi Speaker of the House of Representatives, Washington, DC 20515–6501 Dear Madam Speaker: Pursuant to the reporting requirements of Section 36(b)(1) of the Arms Export Control Act, as amended, we are forwarding herewith Transmittal No. 09–18, concerning the Department of the Army’s proposed Letter(s) of Offer and Acceptance to Mexico for defense articles and services estimated to cost $93 million. After this letter is delivered to your office, we plan to issue a press statement to notify the public of this proposed sale. Sincerely, Jeanne L. Farmer, Acting Director. Enclosures: 1. Transmittal 2. Policy Justification Same ltr to: House Committee on Foreign Affairs Committee on Armed Services Committee on Appropriations Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Committee on Armed Services Committee on Appropriations BILLING CODE 5001–06–M E:\FR\FM\01APN1.SGM 01APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 61 (Wednesday, April 1, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 14782-14783]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-7307]


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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 an 
Information Collection Request (ICR) entitled AmeriCorps State and 
National Application and Reporting Instructions for Recovery Act 
Funding. Applicants will respond to the questions included in this ICR 
in order to apply for grant funds and report on progress.
    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 June 1, 2009.

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

    The purpose of this guidance is to assist current AmeriCorps State 
and National grantees in accessing American Recovery and Reinvestment 
Act funds to engage AmeriCorps members and community volunteers in 
efforts to stimulate the economy through the expansion of current 
programming or the addition of a new program component, and to report 
on their activities.
    Additional information can be found in OMB's Initial Implementing 
Guidance for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 dated 
February 18, 2009, and on the CNCS Recovery Web page (http://www.nationalservice.gov/recovery).

Current Action

    Type of Review: Renewal; previously granted emergency approval by 
OMB on March 19, 2009.

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    Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service.
    Title: AmeriCorps State and National Recovery Act Funding 
Application and Reporting Instructions.
    OMB Number: 3045-0132.
    Affected Public: Nonprofit organizations, State, Local and Tribal.
    Total Respondents: 250.
    Frequency: Once for application and quarterly for one year for 
reports.
    Average Time per Response: 8 hours.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 10,000 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: March 26, 2009.
Lois Nembhard,
Acting Director, AmeriCorps State and National.
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