Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 56184-56185 [E9-26184]

Download as PDF 56184 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 209 / Friday, October 30, 2009 / Notices sroberts on DSKD5P82C1PROD with NOTICES • 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 July 31, 2009. This comment period ended September 29, 2009. No public comments were received from this notice. Description: The Corporation seeks to renew the Day of Service Registration and Reporting (Serve.gov). The purpose of this information collection is to help expand volunteering throughout the country. No comments from the public were received in the 60-day comment period. Revisions in the original collection are being made based on recent feedback and input received from the Board of Directors and the external partners. CNCS will no longer be collecting information for the purpose of posting volunteering opportunities for the general public. Numerous organizations provide this service for free. Much of the information we have been collecting is no longer useful. We will continue to use this information collection for reporting purposes. CNCS stakeholders such as grantees will use it to share activities, promote service and volunteering, and highlight best practices and innovation. We will use this information measure success, for media purposes, for congressional response, and other critical tasks. The submitted collection reflects the minimum information we need to perform these tasks. Type of Review: Renewal, previously granted emergency clearance. Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service. Title: ‘‘Day of Service Registration and Reporting (Serve.gov)’’. OMB Number: 3045–0122. Agency Number: None. Affected Public: Nonprofit organizations. Total Respondents: 50,000 respondents for reporting accomplishments. Frequency: Annual. Average Time per Response: 20 minutes. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 16,667 hours. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): None. VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:30 Oct 29, 2009 Jkt 220001 Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): None. Dated: October 23, 2009. Rhonda Taylor, Acting Director, Office of Corporate Relations. [FR Doc. E9–26139 Filed 10–29–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6050–$$–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary [Docket ID DOD–2009–HA–0155] Proposed Collection; Comment Request AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, DoD. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: In compliance with section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs announces a proposed public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments are invited on: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by December 29, 2009. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number and title, by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: Federal Docket Management System Office, 1160 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–1160. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name, docket number and title for this Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the public is to make these submissions available for public viewing on the Internet at http:// www.regulations.gov as they are received without change, including any personal identifiers or contact information. PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request more information on this proposed information collection or to obtain a copy of the proposal and associated collection instruments, please write to the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs), Force Health Protection and Readiness, Psychological Health Strategic Operations, Attn: Dr. Jill Carty, Falls Church, VA 22041–3258, or call Dr. Jill Carty at (703) 845–3317. Title; Associated Form; and MB Number: Retention of Behavioral Health Providers Survey and Focus Groups; OMB Control Number 0720–TBD. Needs and Uses: The Force Health Protection and Readiness (FHP&R) program has hired Lockheed Martin to develop and implement a survey instrument to evaluate retention of behavioral health providers (psychiatrists and psychologists). Lockheed Martin is working with a subcontractor, Mathematica Policy Research, whose staff will help with the survey data collection for this project. Affected Public: Former psychiatrists and psychologists who served in the military. Annual Burden Hours: 200. Number of Respondents: 800. Responses per Respondent: 1. Average Burden per Response: 15 minutes. Frequency: One time. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Summary of Information Collection The survey will targeted to current psychiatrists and psychologists from the Army, Navy, and Air Force, as well as former Army, Navy, and Air Force psychiatrists and psychologists who left the military in fiscal year 2006, 2007, or 2008 for reasons other than retirement. Participation is voluntary and confidential. All identifying information will be removed before results are sent to the Department of Defense. Only group statistics will be compiled and shared. No individual information will be disclosed. Information collected will include type of behavioral health provider, importance of different factors influencing decision to join the military, deployment information, ratings of military mental health treatment, salary information, satisfaction with being a military mental health provider, overall health status, and demographic information. Former providers also will be surveyed about reasons for leaving the military, current work status, satisfaction with current employment and salary information, potential influences that could have extended military service. Current providers also E:\FR\FM\30OCN1.SGM 30OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 209 / Friday, October 30, 2009 / Notices will be surveyed about reasons that might influence decision to extend military service, first and last name, rank, type of behavioral health provider, date left service (if former provider), mailing address, e-mail address, phone number (home and cell), and installation/last installation. The survey will be distributed for completion on the Web via e-mail. For individuals where a valid e-mail address cannot be found, a paper copy of the survey with a prepaid return envelope will be mailed. The methodology, results, and recommendations will be summarized via a report for TMA. Policy recommendations will include suggestions of methods to incentivize service members to remain in service. Dated: October 23, 2009. Patricia L. Toppings, OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. E9–26184 Filed 10–29–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Availability of the Fiscal Year 2008 Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Services Contracts Inventory AGENCY: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), DoD. ACTION: Notice of availability. sroberts on DSKD5P82C1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: In accordance with section 2330a of Title 10 United States Code as amended by the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 (NDAA 08) Section 807, the Director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the Office of the Director, Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy, Office of Strategic Sourcing (DPAP/SS) will make available to the public the first inventory of activities performed pursuant to contracts for services. The inventory will be published to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Web site at the following location: http:// www.darpa.mil/cmo/section807.html. DATES: Inventory to be made publically available within 30 days after publication of this notice. Send written comments and suggestions concerning this inventory to Kristen Fuller, Special Assistant to the Deputy Director of the Contracts Management Office, 3701 N Fairfax Drive, Arlington VA 22203. ADDRESSES: VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:30 Oct 29, 2009 Jkt 220001 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kristen Fuller at (703) 526–4168 or email Kristen.Fuller@darpa.mil. Dated: October 26, 2009. Patricia L. Toppings, OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. E9–26185 Filed 10–29–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Availability of the Fiscal Year 2008 TRICARE Management Activity (TMA) Services Contract Inventory AGENCY: TRICARE Management Activity, Office of the Secretary of Defense, DoD. ACTION: Notice of availability. SUMMARY: In accordance with section 2330a of Title 10 United States Code as amended by the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 (NDAA 08) section 807, the Acting Chief Functional Officer for Acquisition Management and Support Directorate (AM&S), TRICARE Management Activity, in coordination with the Office of the Director, Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy, Office of Strategic Sourcing (DPAP/SS) will make available to the public the first inventory of activities performed pursuant to contracts for services. The inventory will be published to the TMA Web site at the following location: http://www.tricare.mil/contracting/ healthcare/default.aspx. DATES: Inventory to be made publicly available not later than 30 days after the date on which the inventory was submitted to Congress. The TMA inventory was transmitted to Congress on September 29, 2009. ADDRESSES: Send written comments or suggestions concerning the inventory to Bruce Mitterer, Acquisition Policy and Pricing Division, TRICARE Management Activity, 16401 East Centretech Parkway, Aurora, CO 80011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bruce Mitterer, (303) 676–3812 or e-mail at Bruce.Mitterer@tma.osd.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NDAA 08, section 807 amends section 2330a of Title 10 United States Code to require annual inventories and reviews of activities performed on services contracts. TMA AM&S submitted the TMA Fiscal Year 2008 Services Contract Inventory to the Office of the DPAP/SS on August 28, 2009. Included with this inventory was a narrative that describes PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 56185 the methodology used to populate the Inventory data fields. The TMA inventory was transmitted to Congress on September 29, 2009. The posted inventory does not include the contract number, contractor identification, or other identifying information as this data could be used to disclose what may be considered contractor proprietary information. Dated: October 26, 2009. Patricia L. Toppings, OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. E9–26186 Filed 10–29–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army Notice of Availability of a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for Training Land Acquisition at Fort Polk, LA Department of the Army, DoD. Notice of Availability (NOA). AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Department of the Army has prepared a DEIS that analyzes environmental and socioeconomic impacts connected with the proposed acquisition (hereinafter to mean including purchase and lease) and use of up to 100,000 additional acres of commercial and private lands for training in the vicinity of Fort Polk, Louisiana. This Proposed Action to acquire additional lands supports the training requirements of the Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC) and Fort Polk’s current and future resident units. The DEIS analyzes three alternatives that are deemed feasible and meet the purpose and need for this Proposed Action. DATES: The public comment period for the DEIS will end 45 days after the publication of the NOA in the Federal Register by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. ADDRESSES: To request a copy of the DEIS contact Ms. Susan Walker, Fort Polk Public Affairs Office, 7073 Radio Road, Fort Polk, LA 71459–5342. Comments may also be e-mailed to Susan.T.Walker@conus.army.mil. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Susan Walker at (337) 531–9125 during normal business hours from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Fort Polk, located in west-central Louisiana, is one of the Army’s premier power projection platforms and also the home of the JRTC. 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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 209 (Friday, October 30, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 56184-56185]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-26184]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary

[Docket ID DOD-2009-HA-0155]


Proposed Collection; Comment Request

AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health 
Affairs, DoD.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense 
for Health Affairs announces a proposed public information collection 
and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments are 
invited on: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary 
for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including 
whether the information shall have practical utility; the accuracy of 
the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed information 
collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the 
information collection on respondents, including through the use of 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.

DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by December 
29, 2009.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number and 
title, by any of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Mail: Federal Docket Management System Office, 1160 
Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301-1160.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency 
name, docket number and title for this Federal Register document. The 
general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the 
public is to make these submissions available for public viewing on the 
Internet at http://www.regulations.gov as they are received without 
change, including any personal identifiers or contact information.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request more information on this 
proposed information collection or to obtain a copy of the proposal and 
associated collection instruments, please write to the Office of the 
Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs), Force Health 
Protection and Readiness, Psychological Health Strategic Operations, 
Attn: Dr. Jill Carty, Falls Church, VA 22041-3258, or call Dr. Jill 
Carty at (703) 845-3317.
    Title; Associated Form; and MB Number: Retention of Behavioral 
Health Providers Survey and Focus Groups; OMB Control Number 0720-TBD.
    Needs and Uses: The Force Health Protection and Readiness (FHP&R) 
program has hired Lockheed Martin to develop and implement a survey 
instrument to evaluate retention of behavioral health providers 
(psychiatrists and psychologists). Lockheed Martin is working with a 
subcontractor, Mathematica Policy Research, whose staff will help with 
the survey data collection for this project.
    Affected Public: Former psychiatrists and psychologists who served 
in the military.
    Annual Burden Hours: 200.
    Number of Respondents: 800.
    Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Average Burden per Response: 15 minutes.
    Frequency: One time.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Summary of Information Collection

    The survey will targeted to current psychiatrists and psychologists 
from the Army, Navy, and Air Force, as well as former Army, Navy, and 
Air Force psychiatrists and psychologists who left the military in 
fiscal year 2006, 2007, or 2008 for reasons other than retirement. 
Participation is voluntary and confidential. All identifying 
information will be removed before results are sent to the Department 
of Defense. Only group statistics will be compiled and shared. No 
individual information will be disclosed.
    Information collected will include type of behavioral health 
provider, importance of different factors influencing decision to join 
the military, deployment information, ratings of military mental health 
treatment, salary information, satisfaction with being a military 
mental health provider, overall health status, and demographic 
information. Former providers also will be surveyed about reasons for 
leaving the military, current work status, satisfaction with current 
employment and salary information, potential influences that could have 
extended military service. Current providers also

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will be surveyed about reasons that might influence decision to extend 
military service, first and last name, rank, type of behavioral health 
provider, date left service (if former provider), mailing address, e-
mail address, phone number (home and cell), and installation/last 
installation.
    The survey will be distributed for completion on the Web via e-
mail. For individuals where a valid e-mail address cannot be found, a 
paper copy of the survey with a prepaid return envelope will be mailed.
    The methodology, results, and recommendations will be summarized 
via a report for TMA. Policy recommendations will include suggestions 
of methods to incentivize service members to remain in service.

    Dated: October 23, 2009.
Patricia L. Toppings,
OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. E9-26184 Filed 10-29-09; 8:45 am]
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