Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request, 76697-76698 [2011-31466]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 236 / Thursday, December 8, 2011 / Notices COMMITTEE FOR PURCHASE FROM PEOPLE WHO ARE BLIND OR SEVERELY DISABLED Appointments to Performance Review Board for Senior Executive Service Committee for Purchase from People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled. ACTION: Appointment of Performance Review Board for Senior Executive Service. AGENCY: The Committee For Purchase from People Who Are Blind Or Severely Disabled (Committee) has announced the following appointments to the Committee Performance Review Board. The following individuals are appointed as members of the Committee Performance Review Board responsible for making recommendations to the appointing and awarding authorities on performance appraisal ratings and performance awards for Senior Executive Service employees: Perry E. Anthony, Ph.D., Deputy Commissioner, Rehabilitation Services Administration, Department of Education. James M. Kesteloot, Private Citizen. J. Paul M. Laird, Assistant Director, Industries, Education and Vocational Training and Chief Operating Officer/ FPI. All appointments are made pursuant to Section 4314 of Chapter 43 of Title 5 of the United States Code. DATES: Effective Date: December 5, 2011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patricia Briscoe, Telephone: (703) 603– 7740, Fax: (703) 603–0655, or email: CMTEFedReg@abilityone.gov. SUMMARY: Patricia Briscoe, Deputy Director, Business Operations (Pricing and Information Management). [FR Doc. 2011–31495 Filed 12–7–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request Corporation for National and Community Service. ACTION: Notice. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: The Corporation for National and Community Service (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 SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:59 Dec 07, 2011 Jkt 226001 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. 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 Senior Corps Survey. Senior Corps will require all Senior Corps volunteers and recipients of Senior Companion and RSVP Independent Living services to complete the survey. Senior Corps will require all grantee organizations that participate in the survey to summarize survey results and submit those results to the Corporation. 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 February 6, 2012. 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, Senior Corps; Attention: Zach Rhein, Program Officer, Room 9408–A; 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. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. (3) By fax to: (202) 606–3475, Attention: Zach Rhein, Program Officer (4) Electronically through https:// www.regulations.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY–TDD) may call 1–(800) 833– 3722 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Zach Rhein, (202) 606–6693, or by email at zrhein@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; PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 76697 • 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 The proposed instrument will collect information from Senior Companion, Foster Grandparent, and RSVP volunteers as well as from Senior Companion clients and recipients of RSVP Independent Living services. The purpose of CNCS is to provide grantees with a unified performance measure data collection instrument that will facilitate both data collection and analysis. The goals of the survey are to measure the how the act of volunteering impacts Americans age 55 and older, and to measure how volunteers age 55 improve the lives of the older Americans they serve. The information may be collected using an electronic spreadsheet, the eGrants system, or using a paper collection. The instrument uses items from the Health and Retirement Study (HRS), an ongoing study funded by the National Institute on Aging/NIH (NIA U01AG009740) and Social Security Administration. Current Action This is a new information collection request. Type of Review: New. Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service. Title: Senior Corps Survey. OMB Number: None. Agency Number: None. Affected Public: Senior Corps grantee organizations, Senior Companion and Foster Grandparent volunteers, and recipients of Senior Companion and RSVP Independent Living services. Total Respondents: 787,800. Frequency: Once per year. Average Time Per Response: Averages 30 minutes each for 787,800 volunteers and recipients and 2 hours each for 900 grantee organizations. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 395,700. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): None. E:\FR\FM\08DEN1.SGM 08DEN1 76698 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 236 / Thursday, December 8, 2011 / Notices 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: December 1, 2011. Erwin Tan, Director, Senior Corps. [FR Doc. 2011–31466 Filed 12–7–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6050–$$–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests Department of Education. ACTION: Comment request. AGENCY: The Department of Education (the Department), in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), provides the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and continuing collections of information. This helps the Department assess the impact of its information collection requirements and minimize the reporting burden on the public and helps the public understand the Department’s information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. The Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management, Office of Management, invites comments on the proposed information collection requests as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before February 6, 2012. ADDRESSES: Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity requirements should be electronically mailed to ICDocketMgr@ed.gov or mailed to U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., LBJ, Washington, DC 20202–4537. 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 Federal agencies provide interested parties an early opportunity to comment on information collection requests. The Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Regulatory Information Management Services, mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:59 Dec 07, 2011 Jkt 226001 Office of Management, publishes this notice containing proposed information collection requests at the beginning of the Departmental review of the information collection. The Department of Education is especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection necessary to the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Dated: December 5, 2011. Darrin King, Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Privacy, Information and Records Management Services, Office of Management. Office of Elementary and Secondary Education Type of Review: Extension. Title of Collection: Rural Education Achievement Program Spreadsheet and Application. OMB Control Number: 1810–0646. Agency Form Number(s): N/A. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 549. Total Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 3,377. Abstract: This data collection is pursuant to the Secretary’s authority under Part B of Title VI of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), to award funds under two grant programs designed to address the unique needs of rural school districts— the Small, Rural School Achievement (SRSA) Program (ESEA Section 6212) and the Rural and Low-Income School (RLIS) Program (ESEA Section 6221). Under the Small, Rural School Achievement Program, the Secretary awards grants directly to eligible local educational agencies (LEAs) on a formula basis. Under the Rural and Low-income School Program, eligible school districts are sub-recipients of funds the Department awards to State educational agencies (SEAs) on a formula basis. For both grant programs, the Department awards funds by determining the eligibility of individual school districts and calculating the allocation each eligible district receives according to formula prescribed in the statute. This data collection consists of two primary forms and supporting documents that are used to accomplish the grant award process each year: (1) A PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 spreadsheet used by SEAs to submit information to identify RLIS and SRSAeligible LEAs and to allocate funds based on the appropriate formula, and (2) an application form for SRSAeligible LEAs to apply for funding. Copies of the proposed information collection request may be accessed from https://edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the ‘‘Browse Pending Collections’’ link and by clicking on link number 4756. When you access the information collection, click on ‘‘Download Attachments’’ to view. Written requests for information should be addressed to U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., LBJ, Washington, DC 20202–4537. Requests may also be electronically mailed to ICDocketMgr@ed.gov or faxed to (202) 401–0920. Please specify the complete title of the information collection and OMB Control Number when making your request. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–(800) 877– 8339. [FR Doc. 2011–31541 Filed 12–7–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY [FE Docket No. 11–128–LNG] Dominion Cove Point LNG, LP; Application To Export Domestic Liquefied Natural Gas to Non-Free Trade Agreement Nations Office of Fossil Energy, DOE. Notice of application. AGENCY: ACTION: The Office of Fossil Energy (FE) of the Department of Energy (DOE) gives notice of receipt of an application (Application), filed on October 3, 2011, by Dominion Cove Point LNG, LP (DCP), requesting long-term, multi-contract authorization to export up to 7.82 million metric tons per year of domestically produced liquefied natural gas (LNG) (equivalent to approximately 365 billion cubic feet [Bcf] per year of natural gas) 1 for a 25-year period, commencing the earlier of the date of first export or six years from the date of issuance of the requested authorization. DCP seeks authorization to export LNG from the Cove Point LNG Terminal, owned by DCP, in Calvert County, Maryland, to any country (1) with which the United States does not have a free trade agreement (FTA) requiring national treatment for trade in natural SUMMARY: 1 DCP states that 7.82 million metric tons per annum is equivalent to approximately 1 Bcf per day of natural gas. E:\FR\FM\08DEN1.SGM 08DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 236 (Thursday, December 8, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 76697-76698]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-31466]


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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 (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. 
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 Senior Corps Survey. Senior Corps will require all Senior 
Corps volunteers and recipients of Senior Companion and RSVP 
Independent Living services to complete the survey. Senior Corps will 
require all grantee organizations that participate in the survey to 
summarize survey results and submit those results to the Corporation.
    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 February 6, 2012.

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, Senior Corps; Attention: Zach Rhein, Program Officer, Room 
9408-A; 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. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday, except Federal 
holidays.
    (3) By fax to: (202) 606-3475, Attention: Zach Rhein, Program 
Officer
    (4) Electronically through https://www.regulations.gov. Individuals 
who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY-TDD) may call 1-
(800) 833-3722 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through 
Friday.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Zach Rhein, (202) 606-6693, or by 
email at zrhein@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

    The proposed instrument will collect information from Senior 
Companion, Foster Grandparent, and RSVP volunteers as well as from 
Senior Companion clients and recipients of RSVP Independent Living 
services. The purpose of CNCS is to provide grantees with a unified 
performance measure data collection instrument that will facilitate 
both data collection and analysis. The goals of the survey are to 
measure the how the act of volunteering impacts Americans age 55 and 
older, and to measure how volunteers age 55 improve the lives of the 
older Americans they serve. The information may be collected using an 
electronic spreadsheet, the eGrants system, or using a paper 
collection.
    The instrument uses items from the Health and Retirement Study 
(HRS), an ongoing study funded by the National Institute on Aging/NIH 
(NIA U01AG009740) and Social Security Administration.

Current Action

    This is a new information collection request.
    Type of Review: New.
    Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service.
    Title: Senior Corps Survey.
    OMB Number: None.
    Agency Number: None.
    Affected Public: Senior Corps grantee organizations, Senior 
Companion and Foster Grandparent volunteers, and recipients of Senior 
Companion and RSVP Independent Living services.
    Total Respondents: 787,800.
    Frequency: Once per year.
    Average Time Per Response: Averages 30 minutes each for 787,800 
volunteers and recipients and 2 hours each for 900 grantee 
organizations.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 395,700.
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): None.

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    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: December 1, 2011.
Erwin Tan,
Director, Senior Corps.
[FR Doc. 2011-31466 Filed 12-7-11; 8:45 am]
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