Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 78938-78939 [2013-30926]

Download as PDF 78938 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 249 / Friday, December 27, 2013 / Notices functions of CNCS, 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). tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Background AmeriCorps VISTA sponsor organizations will provide information about their approach to VISTA member recruitment in order for CNCS to design recruitment strategies and materials for the VISTA program. The information will be collected through the tool, SurveyGizmo, which will be delivered electronically through an email. Current Action This is a new information collection request. CNCS would like to submit AmeriCorps VISTA Sponsor Recruitment Practices Survey. AmeriCorps VISTA sponsor organizations will provide information about their approach to VISTA member recruitment in order for CNCS to design recruitment strategies and materials for the VISTA program. Completion of this information collection is not required to be considered for or to obtain grant funding support. The information collection will otherwise be used in the same manner as the existing application. CNCS also seeks to continue using the current application until the revised application is approved by OMB. Type of Review: New. Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service. Title: AmeriCorps VISTA Sponsor Recruitment Practices Survey. OMB Number: None. Agency Number: None. Affected Public: AmeriCorps VISTA sponsor organizations. Sponsor organizations direct the VISTA project, supervise the AmeriCorps VISTA members, and provide necessary administrative support to complete the goals and objectives of the project. Total Respondents: 1,800. Frequency: Once per respondent. Average Time Per Response: Averages 10 minutes. VerDate Mar<15>2010 23:48 Dec 26, 2013 Jkt 232001 Estimated Total Burden Hours: 18,000 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: December 19, 2013. Mary Strasser, Director, AmeriCorps VISTA. [FR Doc. 2013–30921 Filed 12–26–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6050–28–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary [Docket ID: DoD–2013–OS–0233] Proposed Collection; Comment Request Office of the Secretary of Defense, DoD. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In compliance with Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, and as part of an effort to streamline the process to seek feedback from the public on service delivery, the Department of Defense announces a proposed generic 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 February 25, 2014. SUMMARY: 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, 4800 Mark Center Drive, ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00129 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 East Tower, Suite 02G09, Alexandria, VA 22350–3100. 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 Information Management Division, ATTN: Public Collections Team, 4800 Mark Center Drive, East Tower, Suite 02G09, Alexandria, VA 22350–3100. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title; Associated Form; and OMB Number: Office of the Secretary of Defense Generic Clearance; OMB Control Number 0704–TBD. Needs and Uses: The proposed information collection activity provides a means to garner qualitative customer and stakeholder feedback in an efficient, timely manner, in accordance with the Administration’s commitment to improving service delivery. By qualitative feedback we mean information that provides useful insights on perceptions and opinions, but are not statistical surveys that yield quantitative results that can be generalized to the population of study. This feedback will provide insights into customer or stakeholder perceptions, experiences and expectations, provide an early warning of issues with service, or focus attention on areas where communication, training or changes in operations might improve delivery of products or services. These collections will allow for ongoing, collaborative and actionable communications between the Agency and its customers and stakeholders. It will also allow feedback to contribute directly to the improvement of program management. Responses will be assessed to plan and inform efforts to improve or maintain the quality of service offered to the public. If this information is not collected, vital feedback from customers and stakeholders on the Agency’s services will be unavailable. Affected Public: Individuals or Households; Business or Other ForProfit; Not-For-Profit Institutions; Farms; Federal Government; State, Local, or Tribal Government. E:\FR\FM\27DEN1.SGM 27DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 249 / Friday, December 27, 2013 / Notices Number of Respondents: 175,000. Average Annual Burden Average Expected Annual Number of Activities: 10. Average Number of Respondents per Activity: 5,833. Annual Responses: 58,330. Responses per Respondent: 1. Average Time per Response: 15 minutes. Annual Burden Hours: 14,583. Three Year Burden Average Expected Number of Activities: 30. Total Respondents: 175,000. Total Responses: 175,000. Responses per Respondent: 1. Average Time per Response: 15 minutes. Total Burden Hours: 43,750. Frequency: On occasion. Dated: December 20, 2013. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register, Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2013–30926 Filed 12–26–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary [Docket ID: DoD–2013–OS–0157] Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request ACTION: Notice. The Department of Defense has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by January 27, 2014. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Fred Licari, 571–372–0493. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 23:48 Dec 26, 2013 Jkt 232001 Title, Associated Form and OMB Number: Veterans’ Community Reintegration Focus Groups; OMB Control Number: 0704–TBD. Type of Request: New. Number of Respondents: 150. Responses per Respondent: 1. Annual Responses: 150. Average Burden per Response: 120 minutes. Annual Burden Hours: 300. Needs and Uses: The information collection requirement is necessary to help the Transition to Veterans Program Office identify the particular challenges and issues veterans face in reintegrating with their communities. These focus groups are necessary since there is no single, existing dataset that captures veterans’ community reintegration, beyond measuring employment or education. Our findings will help inform the development and implementation of their new transition program, Transition GPS (Goals, Plans, Success). Affected Public: Individuals or households. Frequency: On occasion. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. OMB Desk Officer: Ms. Jasmeet Seehra. Written comments and recommendations on the proposed information collection should be sent to Ms. Jasmeet Seehra at the Office of Management and Budget, Desk Officer for DoD, Room 10236, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503. You may also submit comments, identified by docket number and title, by the following method: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00130 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 78939 viewing on the Internet at http:// www.regulations.gov as they are received without change, including any personal identifiers or contact information. DOD Clearance Officer: Ms. Patricia Toppings. Written requests for copies of the information collection proposal should be sent to Ms. Toppings at WHS/ESD Information Management Division, 4800 Mark Center Drive, East Tower, Suite 02G09, Alexandria, VA 22350–3100. Dated: December 20, 2013. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2013–30947 Filed 12–26–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary [Transmittal Nos. 13–68] 36(b)(1) Arms Sales Notification Department of Defense, Defense Security Cooperation Agency. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of a section 36(b)(1) arms sales notification. This is published to fulfill the requirements of section 155 of Public Law 104–164 dated July 21, 1996. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. B. English, DSCA/DBO/CFM, (703) 601– 3740. The following is a copy of a letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Transmittals 13–68 with attached transmittal and policy justification. SUMMARY: Dated: December 23, 2013. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. E:\FR\FM\27DEN1.SGM 27DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 249 (Friday, December 27, 2013)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2013-30926]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary

[Docket ID: DoD-2013-OS-0233]


Proposed Collection; Comment Request

AGENCY: Office of the Secretary of Defense, DoD.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995, and as part of an effort to streamline the 
process to seek feedback from the public on service delivery, the 
Department of Defense announces a proposed generic 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 February 
25, 2014.

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, 4800 Mark 
Center Drive, East Tower, Suite 02G09, Alexandria, VA 22350-3100.
    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 Information 
Management Division, ATTN: Public Collections Team, 4800 Mark Center 
Drive, East Tower, Suite 02G09, Alexandria, VA 22350-3100.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title; Associated Form; and OMB Number: Office of the Secretary of 
Defense Generic Clearance; OMB Control Number 0704-TBD.
    Needs and Uses: The proposed information collection activity 
provides a means to garner qualitative customer and stakeholder 
feedback in an efficient, timely manner, in accordance with the 
Administration's commitment to improving service delivery. By 
qualitative feedback we mean information that provides useful insights 
on perceptions and opinions, but are not statistical surveys that yield 
quantitative results that can be generalized to the population of 
study. This feedback will provide insights into customer or stakeholder 
perceptions, experiences and expectations, provide an early warning of 
issues with service, or focus attention on areas where communication, 
training or changes in operations might improve delivery of products or 
services. These collections will allow for ongoing, collaborative and 
actionable communications between the Agency and its customers and 
stakeholders. It will also allow feedback to contribute directly to the 
improvement of program management.
    Responses will be assessed to plan and inform efforts to improve or 
maintain the quality of service offered to the public. If this 
information is not collected, vital feedback from customers and 
stakeholders on the Agency's services will be unavailable.
    Affected Public: Individuals or Households; Business or Other For-
Profit; Not-For-Profit Institutions; Farms; Federal Government; State, 
Local, or Tribal Government.

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    Number of Respondents: 175,000.

Average Annual Burden

    Average Expected Annual Number of Activities: 10.
    Average Number of Respondents per Activity: 5,833.
    Annual Responses: 58,330.
    Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Average Time per Response: 15 minutes.
    Annual Burden Hours: 14,583.

Three Year Burden

    Average Expected Number of Activities: 30.
    Total Respondents: 175,000.
    Total Responses: 175,000.
    Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Average Time per Response: 15 minutes.
    Total Burden Hours: 43,750.
    Frequency: On occasion.

    Dated: December 20, 2013.
Aaron Siegel,
Alternate OSD Federal Register, Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
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