Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request, 25673-25674 [2011-10918]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 87 / Thursday, May 5, 2011 / Notices application until the revised application is approved by OMB. The current application is due to expire on 9/30/ 2011. Type of Review: Renewal. Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service. Title: Interest Payment Form, OMB Payment Form, OMB Number: 3045– 0053. Agency Number: None. Affected Public: Individuals who have successfully completed a term of national service who wish to request payment of interest accruing on qualified student loans during the member’s term of service in AmeriCorps. Total Respondents: Paper Interest Payment Form, 4,000 responses annually. Frequency: Some members do not have qualified student loans while others have several. Currently, about two-thirds of the interest payments are processed electronically. The Corporation expects the use of paper forms to continue to decrease. Average Time per Response: 10 minutes for member and institution. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 667 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: April 27, 2011. Maggie Taylor-Coates, Manager, National Service Trust. [FR Doc. 2011–10916 Filed 5–4–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6050–$$–P CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request Corporation for National and Community Service. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 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 jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:01 May 04, 2011 Jkt 223001 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 its proposed renewal of its Forbearance Request for National Service Form. This form is the official document AmeriCorps members and institutions use to collect information necessary for processing forbearance requests, as detailed in 42 U.S.C. 12602 through 12604. 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 July 5, 2011. 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 Service Trust; Attention Bruce Kellogg; 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) 606–3492, Attention: Bruce Kellogg. (4) Electronically through the Corporation’s e-mail address system: bkellogg@cns.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY–TDD) may call (202) 606–3472 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bruce Kellogg, (202) 606–6954, or by e-mail at bkellogg@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; PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 25673 • 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 This form or its electronic equivalent is used by AmeriCorps members to request a forbearance based on national service, by schools and lenders to verify eligibility for the forbearance, and by both parties to verify certain legal requirements. Current Action The Corporation seeks to renew and revise the current information collection. Except for minor edits, the Forbearance Request Form is unchanged. The information collection 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 9/30/ 2011. Type of Review: Renewal. Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service. Title: Forbearance Request for National Service Form, OMB Number: 3045–0030. Agency Number: None. Affected Public: Individuals who have enrolled in a term of national service who wish to postpone loan payments on qualified student loans while they serve. Total Respondents: Paper Forbearance Request Form, 1,200 responses annually. Frequency: Some members do not have qualified student loans while others have several. Currently, about three-quarters of the forbearance requests are processed electronically. The Corporation expects the use of paper forms to continue to decrease. Average Time per Response: 10 minutes for member and institution. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 200 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 E:\FR\FM\05MYN1.SGM 05MYN1 25674 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 87 / Thursday, May 5, 2011 / Notices information collection request; they will also become a matter of public record. Dated: April 27, 2011. Maggie Taylor-Coates, Manager, National Service Trust. [FR Doc. 2011–10918 Filed 5–4–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6050–$$–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Notice of Submission for OMB Review Department of Education. Comment Request. AGENCY: ACTION: The Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management, invites comments on the submission for OMB review as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13). DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before June 6, 2011. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be addressed to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Education Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., Room 10222, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503, be faxed to (202) 395–5806 or emailed to oira_submission@omb. eop.gov with a cc: To ICDocketMgr@ed.gov. Please note that written comments received in response to this notice will be considered public records. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) requires that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) provide interested Federal agencies and the public an early opportunity to comment on information collection requests. The OMB is particularly interested in comments which: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) 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; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) 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. jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:22 May 04, 2011 Jkt 223001 Dated: April 29, 2011. Darrin A. King, Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management. records data from the 2010–2011 school year) from participating districts due to the later than expected implementation of the magnet programs in the 2007 grantee cohort. Copies of the information collection Institute of Education Sciences submission for OMB review may be Type of Review: Extension. accessed from the RegInfo.gov Web site Title of Collection: Conversion Magnet at http://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ Schools Evaluation. PRAMain or from the Department’s Web OMB Control Number: 1850–0832. site at http://edicsweb.ed.gov, by Agency Form Number(s): N/A. selecting the ‘‘Browse Pending Frequency of Responses: On Collections’’ link and by clicking on link Occasion. number 4516. When you access the Affected Public: Not-for-profit information collection, click on institutions. ‘‘Download Attachments ’’ to view. Total Estimated Number of Annual Written requests for information should Responses: 20. be addressed to U.S. Department of Total Estimated Annual Burden Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Hours: 280. LBJ, Washington, DC 20202–4537. Abstract: The Conversion Magnet Requests may also be electronically Schools Evaluation is being conducted mailed to the Internet address to determine if efforts to turn around ICDocketMgr@ed.gov or faxed to 202– low-performing schools through 401–0920. Please specify the complete converting to a Magnet Schools title of the information collection and Assistance Program supported magnet OMB Control Number when making school are associated with improved your request. student achievement and the reduction Individuals who use a in minority group isolation. The telecommunications device for the deaf Institute of Education Sciences, in (TDD) may call the Federal Information collaboration with the Office of Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877– Innovation and Improvement, initiated 8339. the study due to the popularity and [FR Doc. 2011–10957 Filed 5–4–11; 8:45 am] persistence of magnet programs and the BILLING CODE 4000–01–P inconclusive research on the relationship of these programs to important student outcomes. The study DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION will use quasi-experimental designs to explore the relationship between Notice of Submission for OMB Review magnet programs and student AGENCY: Department of Education. achievement both for ‘‘resident’’ ACTION: Comment Request. students who attend magnet schools as their neighborhood schools and, if possible, for non-resident students. Data SUMMARY: The Director, Information collection includes student records data, Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, Information and Records Management principal surveys, and project director Services, Office of Management, invites interviews. The U.S. Department of Education has commissioned American comments on the submission for OMB review as required by the Paperwork Institutes for Research to conduct this Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L 104–13). study. DATES: Interested persons are invited to An OMB clearance request that (1) described the study design and full data submit comments on or before June 6, 2011. collection activities and (2) requested approval for the burden associated with ADDRESSES: Written comments should be addressed to the Office of the first three years of data collection Information and Regulatory Affairs, was approved in 2007 (OMB Number 1850–0832 approval 7/13/07; expiration attention: Education Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th 7/31/10). In 2010, we requested clearance for the burden associated with Street, NW., Room 10222, New Executive Office Building, Washington, the fourth and fifth year of data DC 20503, be faxed to (202) 395–5806 or collection necessary for the rigorous e-mailed to oira_submission@ comparative interrupted time series omb.eop.gov with a cc: To design including student records data collection for the 2009–2010 school year ICDocketMgr@ed.gov. Please note that written comments received in response (OMB Number 1850–0832 approval 6/ to this notice will be considered public 14/10; expiration 6/30/13). We are now records. requesting clearance for the burden associated with one additional round of SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section student records data collection (student 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\05MYN1.SGM 05MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 87 (Thursday, May 5, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 25673-25674]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-10918]


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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 its 
proposed renewal of its Forbearance Request for National Service Form. 
This form is the official document AmeriCorps members and institutions 
use to collect information necessary for processing forbearance 
requests, as detailed in 42 U.S.C. 12602 through 12604. 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 July 5, 2011.

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 Service Trust; Attention Bruce Kellogg; 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) 606-3492, Attention: Bruce Kellogg.
    (4) Electronically through the Corporation's e-mail address system: 
bkellogg@cns.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for 
the deaf (TTY-TDD) may call (202) 606-3472 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. 
Eastern Time, Monday through Friday.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bruce Kellogg, (202) 606-6954, or by 
e-mail at bkellogg@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

    This form or its electronic equivalent is used by AmeriCorps 
members to request a forbearance based on national service, by schools 
and lenders to verify eligibility for the forbearance, and by both 
parties to verify certain legal requirements.

Current Action

    The Corporation seeks to renew and revise the current information 
collection. Except for minor edits, the Forbearance Request Form is 
unchanged.
    The information collection 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 9/30/2011.
    Type of Review: Renewal.
    Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service.
    Title: Forbearance Request for National Service Form, OMB Number: 
3045-0030.
    Agency Number: None.
    Affected Public: Individuals who have enrolled in a term of 
national service who wish to postpone loan payments on qualified 
student loans while they serve.
    Total Respondents: Paper Forbearance Request Form, 1,200 responses 
annually.
    Frequency: Some members do not have qualified student loans while 
others have several. Currently, about three-quarters of the forbearance 
requests are processed electronically. The Corporation expects the use 
of paper forms to continue to decrease.
    Average Time per Response: 10 minutes for member and institution.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 200 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

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information collection request; they will also become a matter of 
public record.

    Dated: April 27, 2011.
Maggie Taylor-Coates,
Manager, National Service Trust.
[FR Doc. 2011-10918 Filed 5-4-11; 8:45 am]
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