Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request, 10225 [2010-4704]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 43 / Friday, March 5, 2010 / Notices 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 AmeriCorps Application Instructions: Administrative, Program Development and Training grants. State commissions will respond to the questions included in this ICR in order to apply for funding through these grants. 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 May 4, 2010. 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. erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Nov<24>2008 14:45 Mar 04, 2010 Jkt 220001 (3) By fax to: (202) 606–3476, Attention Amy Borgstrom, Associate Director for Policy. (4) Electronically through the https:// www.regulations.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: These application instructions will be used by applicants for funding through AmeriCorps State and National Administrative, Program Development and Training, and Disability grants. Current Action: The Corporation seeks to renew and revise the current AmeriCorps Administrative, Program Development and Training, and Disability Application Instructions. The Application Instructions are being revised for increased clarity and to align with new regulations. 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 ICRs are due to expire on May 31, 2010 (3045– 0099). Type of Review: Renewal. Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service. Title: AmeriCorps Application Instructions: State Commissions; Administrative, Program Development and Training, and Disability. OMB Number: 3045–0099. Agency Number: None. Affected Public: Nonprofit organizations, State, Local and Tribal. PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 10225 Total Respondents: 54. Frequency: Annually. Average Time Per Response: 25 hours. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 1,350 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 1, 2010. Kim Mansaray, Chief of Staff, AmeriCorps State and National. [FR Doc. 2010–4704 Filed 3–4–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Office of Postsecondary Education; Overview Information; Language Resource Centers Program; Notice Inviting Applications for New Awards for Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.229A. Dates: Applications Available: March 5, 2010. Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: April 20, 2010. Full Text of Announcement I. Funding Opportunity Description Purpose of Program: The Language Resource Centers (LRC) program provides grants to institutions of higher education to establish, strengthen, and operate centers that serve as resources for improving the Nation’s capacity for teaching and learning foreign languages. Priorities: This notice contains one competitive preference priority and one invitational priority. Competitive Preference Priority: In accordance with 34 CFR 75.105(b)(2)(ii), this priority is from the regulations for the LRC program (34 CFR 669.22(a)(2)). For FY 2010, this priority is a competitive preference priority. Under CFR 75.105(c)(2)(i), we award up to an additional five points to an application that meets this priority. This priority is: Applications that propose activities that focus on any of the seventy-eight (78) priority languages listed in the following paragraph, all of which were selected from the U.S. Department of Education’s list of Less Commonly Taught Languages (LCTLs): E:\FR\FM\05MRN1.SGM 05MRN1

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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 
AmeriCorps Application Instructions: Administrative, Program 
Development and Training grants. State commissions will respond to the 
questions included in this ICR in order to apply for funding through 
these grants.
    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 May 4, 2010.

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 https://www.regulations.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: These application instructions will be used by 
applicants for funding through AmeriCorps State and National 
Administrative, Program Development and Training, and Disability 
grants.
    Current Action: The Corporation seeks to renew and revise the 
current AmeriCorps Administrative, Program Development and Training, 
and Disability Application Instructions. The Application Instructions 
are being revised for increased clarity and to align with new 
regulations. 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 ICRs 
are due to expire on May 31, 2010 (3045-0099).
    Type of Review: Renewal.
    Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service.
    Title: AmeriCorps Application Instructions: State Commissions; 
Administrative, Program Development and Training, and Disability.
    OMB Number: 3045-0099.
    Agency Number: None.
    Affected Public: Nonprofit organizations, State, Local and Tribal.
    Total Respondents: 54.
    Frequency: Annually.
    Average Time Per Response: 25 hours.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 1,350 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 1, 2010.
Kim Mansaray,
Chief of Staff, AmeriCorps State and National.
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