Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request, 53219-53220 [E9-24864]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 199 / Friday, October 16, 2009 / Notices Dated: October 9, 2009. Todd A. Stevenson, Secretary. [FR Doc. E9–24899 Filed 10–15–09; 8:45 am] CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION Sunshine Act Meetings TIME AND DATE: Wednesday, October 21, 2009, 11 a.m.–12 noon. PLACE: Hearing Room 420, Bethesda Towers, 4330 East-West Highway, Bethesda, Maryland. STATUS: Closed to the Public. MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: BILLING CODE 6355–01–M Compliance Weekly Report— Commission Briefing Corporation for National and Community Service. ACTION: Notice. Dated: October 9, 2009. Todd A. Stevenson, Secretary. [FR Doc. E9–24898 Filed 10–15–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6355–01–M CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES Sunshine Act Meetings TIME AND DATE: Wednesday, October 21, 2009, 9 a.m.–11 a.m. (Morning sessions may carry over into the afternoon). PLACE: Hearing Room 420, Bethesda Towers, 4330 East-West Highway, Bethesda, Maryland. STATUS: Commission Briefing/Meeting— Open to the Public. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: 1. Pending Decisional Matters: (a) Lab Accreditation Requirements for Lead (b) Brass Lead Exclusions Petition (c) Lead Determination Guidance (d) Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles (ROHVS) ANPR 2. Electronic Devices—Final Rule A live Webcast of the Briefing can be viewed at http://www.cpsc.gov/webcast/ index.html. For a recorded message containing the latest agenda information, call (301) 504–7948. CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Todd A. Stevenson, Office of the Secretary, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, 4330 East-West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814, (301) 504–7923. 16:37 Oct 15, 2009 Jkt 220001 Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request AGENCY: The staff will brief the Commission on various compliance matters. For a recorded message containing the latest agenda information, call (301) 504–7948. CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Todd A. Stevenson, Office of the Secretary, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814 (301) 504–7923. VerDate Nov<24>2008 CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE 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. Currently, the Corporation is soliciting comments concerning the locating of respondents for the Longitudinal Evaluation of AmeriCorps. The Longitudinal Evaluation of AmeriCorps is a long term study based on the hypothesis that participation in national service may lead to measurable outcomes for AmeriCorps participants. The study uses a quasi-experimental design to assess program impacts on program participants. 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 December 15, 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: Lillian Dote, Program Officer, Office of Research and Policy Development, Curtis Center, 601 Walnut Street, Suite 876E, Philadelphia, PA 19106. PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 53219 (2) By hand delivery or by courier to the street address given in paragraph (1) above, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. (3) By fax to: (215) 597–4933, Attention: Lillian Dote, Program Officer, Office of Research and Policy Development. (4) Electronically through the Corporation’s e-mail address system: ldote@cns.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lillian Dote at (215) 597–2861 or by email at ldote@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; • 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 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 AmeriCorps 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 locating effort will be completed by longitudinal sample members only, including former AmeriCorps members and their counterparts in the comparison group. The study includes participants from AmeriCorps State and National and the AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC). Current Action The Corporation seeks renewal of its earlier application. Type of Review: Renewal. Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service. Title: Longitudinal Evaluation of AmeriCorps: Respondent Tracking. OMB Number: 3045–0070. E:\FR\FM\16OCN1.SGM 16OCN1 53220 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 199 / Friday, October 16, 2009 / Notices Agency Number: None. Affected Public: Participants in the Longitudinal Evaluation of AmeriCorps. Total Respondents: Treatment Group: 1,781 former AmeriCorps members. Comparison Group: 1,539 individuals. Total: 3,320 respondents. Frequency: Periodically. Average Time Per Response: 3 minutes. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 166 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 9, 2009. Nathan Dietz, Research Associate/Statistician, Office of Research and Policy Development. [FR Doc. E9–24864 Filed 10–15–09; 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. 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. section 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 its proposed renewal of the AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) Project Sponsor Application. This application is used by current and prospective project sponsors to apply for NCCC team resources. The NCCC is jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:37 Oct 15, 2009 Jkt 220001 a full-time, residential, national service program whose mission is to strengthen communities and develop leaders through team-based national and community service. Copies of the information collection requests 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, 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, National Civilian Community Corps; Attention Kelly DeGraff, Special Initiatives, Events and Partnerships Coordinator, Room 10308D; 1201 New York Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20525. (2) By hand delivery or by courier to the Corporation’s mailroom at Room 8102 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) 565–2787, Kelly DeGraff, Special Initiatives, Events and Partnerships Coordinator. (4) Electronically through the Corporation’s e-mail address system: kdegraff@cns.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kelly DeGraff, (202) 606–6817, or by email at kdegraff@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). PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Background The AmeriCorps NCCC Project Sponsor Application is completed by organizations interested in managing and sponsoring an AmeriCorps NCCC team. Each year, AmeriCorps NCCC engages teams of members in projects in communities across the United States. Service projects, which typically last from six to eight weeks, address critical needs in natural and other disasters, infrastructure improvement, environmental stewardship and conservation, energy conservation, and urban rural development. Members construct and rehabilitate low-income housing, respond to natural disasters, clean up streams, help communities develop emergency plans, and address countless other local needs. Current Action The Corporation seeks to renew and revise the current application. The application will be used in the same manner as the existing application. The Corporation also seeks to continue using the current application until the revised application is approved by OMB. The current application is due to expire on March 31, 2010. Type of Review: Renewal. Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service. Title: AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps. OMB Number: 3045–0010. Agency Number: None. Affected Public: Current/prospective AmeriCorps NCCC Project Sponsors. Total Respondents: 1200 annually. Frequency: Rolling application process. Average Time per Response: Averages 7.5 hours. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 9,000 hours. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): None. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): $182,250. 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. October 7, 2009. Mikel Herrington, Acting Director, AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps. [FR Doc. E9–24865 Filed 10–15–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6050–$$–P E:\FR\FM\16OCN1.SGM 16OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 199 (Friday, October 16, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 53219-53220]
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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.
    Currently, the Corporation is soliciting comments concerning the 
locating of respondents for the Longitudinal Evaluation of AmeriCorps. 
The Longitudinal Evaluation of AmeriCorps is a long term study based on 
the hypothesis that participation in national service may lead to 
measurable outcomes for AmeriCorps participants. The study uses a 
quasi-experimental design to assess program impacts on program 
participants.
    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 December 15, 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: Lillian Dote, Program Officer, Office of Research 
and Policy Development, Curtis Center, 601 Walnut Street, Suite 876E, 
Philadelphia, PA 19106.
    (2) By hand delivery or by courier to the street address given in 
paragraph (1) above, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, 
except Federal holidays.
    (3) By fax to: (215) 597-4933, Attention: Lillian Dote, Program 
Officer, Office of Research and Policy Development.
    (4) Electronically through the Corporation's e-mail address system: 
ldote@cns.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lillian Dote at (215) 597-2861 or by 
e-mail at ldote@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;
     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 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

    AmeriCorps 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 locating effort will be 
completed by longitudinal sample members only, including former 
AmeriCorps members and their counterparts in the comparison group. The 
study includes participants from AmeriCorps State and National and the 
AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC).

Current Action

    The Corporation seeks renewal of its earlier application.
    Type of Review: Renewal.
    Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service.
    Title: Longitudinal Evaluation of AmeriCorps: Respondent Tracking.
    OMB Number: 3045-0070.

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    Agency Number: None.
    Affected Public: Participants in the Longitudinal Evaluation of 
AmeriCorps.
    Total Respondents: Treatment Group: 1,781 former AmeriCorps 
members.
    Comparison Group: 1,539 individuals.
    Total: 3,320 respondents.
    Frequency: Periodically.
    Average Time Per Response: 3 minutes.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 166 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 9, 2009.
Nathan Dietz,
Research Associate/Statistician, Office of Research and Policy 
Development.
[FR Doc. E9-24864 Filed 10-15-09; 8:45 am]
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