Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 57152-57153 [E9-26491]

Download as PDF 57152 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 212 / Wednesday, November 4, 2009 / Notices Annual Burden Hours: 15,909. Number of Respondents: 35,360. Responses per Respondent: 1. Average Burden Per Response: 30 minutes. Frequency: Tri-annually. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Summary of Information Collection The Military Departments of the Department of Defense screen all family members prior to a Service member and Federal employee being assigned to an overseas location and to some assignments in the United States. DD Form 2792, Family Member Medical Summary, and/or DD Form 2792–1, Special Education/Early Intervention Summary, will be completed for family members who have been identified with a special medical and/or educational need to document the medical and/or educational needs and service requirements. Their needs will be matched to the resources available at the overseas location to determine the feasibility of receiving appropriate services in that location. The information is used by the Military Service’s personnel offices for purposes of assignment only. DD Form 2792 and/ or DD 279201 will also be completed for family members of civilian employees to document their special health and/or educational needs in order to advise the civilian employee of the availability of the needed services. The DD Form 2792 and DD Form 2792–1 is also used by TRICARE Managed Care Support Contractors to support a family member’s application for further entitlements, and other Service-specific programs that require registration in the Exceptional Family Member Program. Dated: October 26, 2009. Patricia L. Toppings, OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. E9–26488 Filed 11–3–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary [Docket ID: DoD–2009–HA–0157] mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES 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 VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:29 Nov 03, 2009 Jkt 220001 Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs announces the submission of a new information collection. Comments are invited on: (a) 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; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) 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 January 4, 2010. 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, Room 3C843, Washington, DC 20301– 1160. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name and docket number or Regulatory Information Number (RIN) 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 Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs (OASD), ATTN: Ms. Kathie McCracken, Clinical & Program Policy, 5111 Leesburg Pike, Suite 810A, Falls Church, VA. 22041–3206, or call (703) 681–1716. Title; Associated Form; and OMB Number: Retired Troops to Nurse Teachers Survey; OMB Control Number 0720–TBD. Needs and Uses: The 2008 National Defense Authorization Act (Conference Report) gives impetus to this study, which calls for an evaluation of the provision in the Troops to Nurse Teachers (TNT) Act of 2008. Specifically, DoD will examine the feasibility and merits of this PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 congressional proposal that outlines a program to encourage former military nurses to take faculty positions in nursing schools, for the purpose of encouraging more nurse graduates to consider military service. The Department will survey military nurses who are on active duty but close to retirement eligibility (20 years of service), or recently retired. The primary purpose of collecting data from this group is to determine what factors would attract a retiree to teach nursing. The survey will also cover civilian nursing school students to determine what incentives might entice them to seek positions in the military. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Annual Burden Hours: 576. Number of Respondents: 1,744. Responses per Respondent: 1. Average Burden per Response: .33 (20 minutes). Frequency: One Time. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Summary of Information Collection The purpose of this study is to respond to the 2008 National Defense Authorization Act (Conference Report) to evaluate the provision in the Troops to Nurse Teachers (TNT) Act 2008 that encourages retired military nurses to become nurse educators. This study gives impetus for a one-time and voluntary data collection effort that yields timely and objective information that can be used to help inform DoD policy makers about the critical need for increasing and maintaining the supply of military nurses. Specifically, the study will examine the feasibility and merits of the Congressional proposal to create incentives for former military nurses to take faculty positions in nursing schools, for the purpose of encouraging more nurse graduates to consider military service. In doing so, the study will evaluate the retired nursing provision in the context of the broader issue of military nurse supply. RAND will survey military nurses who are on active duty but close to retirement eligibility (20 years of service), or recently retired. The primary purpose of collecting data from this group is to determine what factors would attract a retiree to teach nursing. The process will also involve a survey of current civilian nursing school students who are in their last year of an accredited BSN degree program, and are eligible to enter the military upon graduation. The primary purpose for collecting data from students is to explore what factors may or may not influence them to join the military, E:\FR\FM\04NON1.SGM 04NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 212 / Wednesday, November 4, 2009 / Notices including a range of financial and educational incentives. Dated: October 28, 2009. Patricia L. Toppings, OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. E9–26491 Filed 11–3–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary [Docket ID: DOD–2009–OS–0165] Proposed Collection; Comment Request mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness), DoD. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: In compliance with section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness) announces the following proposed extension of a 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 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 January 4, 2010. 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. VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:29 Nov 03, 2009 Jkt 220001 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 Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness) (Military Personnel Policy/ Accession Policy), ATTN: Major Arturo Roque. 4000 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–4000, or call at (703) 695–5527. Title, Associated Form, and OMB Control Number: Title from OMB Form 83–I, block 7; Police Record Check; DD Form 369, OMB Number 0704–0007. Needs and Uses: This information collection requirement is necessary to obtain information about arrests and criminal records on applicants to the Armed Forces of the United States. The DD Form 369, Police Records Check, is used to identify any disqualifying history regarding arrests or convictions. Affected Public: State, local, or tribal government. Annual Burden Hours: 78,750. Number of Respondents: 175,000. Responses per Respondent: 1. Average Burden per Response: 27 minutes. Frequency: On occasion. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Summary of Information Collection This information is collected to provide the Armed Services with background information on an applicant. History of criminal activity, arrests, or confinement is disqualifying for military service. The respondents will be local and State law enforcement agencies. The DD Form 369, Police Record Check, is the method of information collection; responses are to reference any records on the applicant. The information will be used to determine suitability of the applicant for the military service. Dated: October 30, 2009. Mitchell S. Bryman, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. E9–26521 Filed 11–3–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary [Docket ID: DoD–2009–OS–0158] Proposed Collection; Comment Request AGENCY: Defense Finance and Accounting Service, DoD. ACTION: Notice. PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 57153 SUMMARY: In compliance with Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Defense Finance and Accounting Service announces a proposed extension of a public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments are invited on: (a) 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; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) 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 January 4, 2010. 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 Defense Finance and Accounting Service—Cleveland, DFAS– CL/JFRA, ATTN: Theresa Matthes, 1240 E. 9th Street, Cleveland, OH 44199, or call Theresa Matthes, 216–204–2383. Title, Associated Form, and OMB Number: Physician Certificate for Child Annuitant, DD Form 2828, OMB License 0730–0011. Needs and Uses: This form is required and must be on file to support an incapacitation occurring prior to age 18. The form provides the authority for the Directorate of Annuity Pay, Defense Finance and Accounting Service— Cleveland (DFAS–CL/JFRA) to establish and pay a Retired Serviceman’s Family E:\FR\FM\04NON1.SGM 04NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 212 (Wednesday, November 4, 2009)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: E9-26491]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary

[Docket ID: DoD-2009-HA-0157]


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 the submission of a new information 
collection. Comments are invited on: (a) 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; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of 
the burden of the proposed information collection; (c) ways to enhance 
the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; 
and (d) 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 January 
4, 2010.

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, Room 3C843, Washington, DC 20301-1160.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name 
and docket number or Regulatory Information Number (RIN) 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 Office of the 
Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs (OASD), ATTN: Ms. 
Kathie McCracken, Clinical & Program Policy, 5111 Leesburg Pike, Suite 
810A, Falls Church, VA. 22041-3206, or call (703) 681-1716.
    Title; Associated Form; and OMB Number: Retired Troops to Nurse 
Teachers Survey; OMB Control Number 0720-TBD.
    Needs and Uses: The 2008 National Defense Authorization Act 
(Conference Report) gives impetus to this study, which calls for an 
evaluation of the provision in the Troops to Nurse Teachers (TNT) Act 
of 2008. Specifically, DoD will examine the feasibility and merits of 
this congressional proposal that outlines a program to encourage former 
military nurses to take faculty positions in nursing schools, for the 
purpose of encouraging more nurse graduates to consider military 
service. The Department will survey military nurses who are on active 
duty but close to retirement eligibility (20 years of service), or 
recently retired. The primary purpose of collecting data from this 
group is to determine what factors would attract a retiree to teach 
nursing. The survey will also cover civilian nursing school students to 
determine what incentives might entice them to seek positions in the 
military.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Annual Burden Hours: 576.
    Number of Respondents: 1,744.
    Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Average Burden per Response: .33 (20 minutes).
    Frequency: One Time.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Summary of Information Collection

    The purpose of this study is to respond to the 2008 National 
Defense Authorization Act (Conference Report) to evaluate the provision 
in the Troops to Nurse Teachers (TNT) Act 2008 that encourages retired 
military nurses to become nurse educators. This study gives impetus for 
a one-time and voluntary data collection effort that yields timely and 
objective information that can be used to help inform DoD policy makers 
about the critical need for increasing and maintaining the supply of 
military nurses. Specifically, the study will examine the feasibility 
and merits of the Congressional proposal to create incentives for 
former military nurses to take faculty positions in nursing schools, 
for the purpose of encouraging more nurse graduates to consider 
military service. In doing so, the study will evaluate the retired 
nursing provision in the context of the broader issue of military nurse 
supply. RAND will survey military nurses who are on active duty but 
close to retirement eligibility (20 years of service), or recently 
retired. The primary purpose of collecting data from this group is to 
determine what factors would attract a retiree to teach nursing. The 
process will also involve a survey of current civilian nursing school 
students who are in their last year of an accredited BSN degree 
program, and are eligible to enter the military upon graduation. The 
primary purpose for collecting data from students is to explore what 
factors may or may not influence them to join the military,

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including a range of financial and educational incentives.

    Dated: October 28, 2009.
Patricia L. Toppings,
OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. E9-26491 Filed 11-3-09; 8:45 am]
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