Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request, 12496-12497 [2014-04905]

Download as PDF 12496 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 43 / Wednesday, March 5, 2014 / Notices mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES the precision requirements or power calculations that justify the proposed sample size, the expected response rate, methods for assessing potential nonresponse bias, the protocols for data collection, and any testing procedures that were or will be undertaken prior to fielding the study. Depending on the degree of influence the results are likely to have, such collections may still be eligible for submission for other generic mechanisms that are designed to yield quantitative results. As a general matter, information collections will not result in any new system of records containing privacy information and will not ask questions of a sensitive nature, such as sexual behavior and attitudes, religious beliefs, and other matters that are commonly considered private. Type of Review: New. Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service. Title: Generic Clearance for the Testing/Piloting of Survey Instruments. OMB Number: TBD. Agency Number: None. Affected Public: Individuals and Households; Businesses and Organizations; State, Local or Tribal Governments. Total Respondents: 350. Frequency: Annual. Average Time per Response: 7,500 minutes for 50 respondents to respond to test or pilot surveys. 300 minutes for 50 participants to participate in five focus groups. 3,000 minutes for 50 participants to participate in individual interviews. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 10,800. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): None. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): None. Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the 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 collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:13 Mar 04, 2014 Jkt 232001 maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Burden means the total time, effort, or financial resources expended by persons to generate, maintain, retain, disclose or provide information to or for a Federal agency. This includes the time needed to review instructions; to develop, acquire, install and utilize technology and systems for the purpose of collecting, validating and verifying information, processing and maintaining information, and disclosing and providing information; to train personnel and to be able to respond to a collection of information, to search data sources, to complete and review the collection of information; and to transmit or otherwise disclose the information. All written comments will be available for public inspection on regulations.gov. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid Office of Management and Budget control number. Dated: February 27, 2014. Mary Hyde, Acting Director, Research and Evaluation. [FR Doc. 2014–04899 Filed 3–4–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6050–28–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 (CNCS), 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, CNCS is soliciting comments concerning its proposed renewal of the Award Transfer forms: SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Request to Transfer a Segal Education Award Amount, Accept/Decline Award Transfer Form, Request to Revoke Transfer of Education Award Form, and Rescind Acceptance of Award Transfer Form. These forms enable AmeriCorps members and recipients to meet the legal requirements of the award transfer process. 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 5, 2014. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by the title of the information collection activity, by any of the following methods: (1) Electronically through www.regulations.gov. (2) By mail sent to: Corporation for National and Community Service, National Service Trust, Attention: Nahid Jarrett, 8304B, 1201 New York Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20525. (3) By hand delivery or by courier to the CNCS mailroom at Room 8100 at the mail address given in paragraph (1) above, between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY–TDD) may call 1–800–833–3722 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nahid Jarrett, 202–606–6753, or by email at njarrett@cns.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: CNCS is particularly interested in comments that: • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the 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). E:\FR\FM\05MRN1.SGM 05MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 43 / Wednesday, March 5, 2014 / Notices Background Office of the Secretary Current Action mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES purview of subsection (r) of the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended, which requires the submission of a new or altered system report. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE AmeriCorps members may offer to transfer all or part of their qualified education awards to certain family members. Provision is made to accept the transfer or not, to rescind acceptance or revoke the transfer. These processes are implemented electronically where possible but paper forms are available if necessary. CNCS seeks to renew the current information. Except to add the categories of stepchild and step grandchild to the list of qualified recipients of the award transfer, only slight formatting and editing changes have been made. The information collection will otherwise be used in the same manner as the existing application. CNCS also seeks to continue using the current forms until the revised forms are approved by OMB. The current information collection is due to expire on April 30, 2014. Type of Review: Renewal. Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service. Title: Request to Transfer a Segal Education Award Amount, Accept/ Decline Award Transfer Form, Request to Revoke Transfer of Education Award Form, and Rescind Acceptance of Award Transfer Form. OMB Number: 3045–0136. Agency Number: None. Affected Public: AmeriCorps members with eligible education awards and qualified recipients. Total Respondents: 1420. Frequency: Annually. Average Time per Response: Averages 5 minutes. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 118.33. 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: February 27, 2014. Maggie Taylor-Coates, Chief of Trust Operations. [FR Doc. 2014–04905 Filed 3–4–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6050–28–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:13 Mar 04, 2014 Jkt 232001 12497 [Docket ID: DoD–2014–OS–0027] Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records Defense Contract Audit Agency, DoD. ACTION: Notice to delete a System of Records. Dated: February 28, 2014. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. RDCAA 152.2 AGENCY: The Defense Contract Audit Agency is deleting a system of records notice in its existing inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended. The notice is entitled ‘‘RDCAA 152.2, Personnel Security Data Files.’’ DATES: Comments will be accepted on or before April 4, 2014. This proposed action will be effective on the day following the end of the comment period unless comments are received which result in a contrary determination. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number and title, by any of the following methods: * Federal Rulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. * Mail: Federal Docket Management System Office, 4800 Mark Center Drive, East Tower, 2nd Floor, Suite 02G09, Alexandria, VA 22350–3100. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name and docket number 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. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Defense Contract Audit Agency Privacy Management Analyst at (703) 767–1022. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Defense Contract Audit Agency systems of records notices subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended, have been published in the Federal Register and are available from the address in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT or at http://dpclo. defense.gov/. The Defense Contract Audit Agency proposes to delete one system of records notice from its inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended. The proposed deletion is not within the PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 SYSTEM NAME: Personnel Security Data Files (May 18, 1999, 64 FR 26947). REASON: Records are covered by DoD System of Records Notice, DMDC 12 DoD, Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS) (May 3, 2011, 76 FR 24863). Therefore, RDCAA 152.2, Personnel Security Data Files can be deleted. [FR Doc. 2014–04820 Filed 3–4–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Air Force [Docket ID: USAF–2014–0005] Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records AGENCY: Department of the Air Force, DoD. Notice to delete a System of Records. ACTION: The Department of the Air Force is deleting a system of records notice in its existing inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended. The notice is entitled ‘‘F033 AF E, Air Force Directory Services.’’ SUMMARY: Comments will be accepted on or before April 4, 2014. This proposed action will be effective on the day following the end of the comment period unless comments are received which result in a contrary determination. DATES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number and title, by any of the following methods: * Federal Rulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. * Mail: Federal Docket Management System Office, 4800 Mark Center Drive, East Tower, 2nd Floor, Suite 02G09, Alexandria, VA 22350–3100. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name and docket number for this Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other submissions from ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\05MRN1.SGM 05MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 43 (Wednesday, March 5, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 12496-12497]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-04905]


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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 (CNCS), 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, CNCS is soliciting comments concerning its proposed 
renewal of the Award Transfer forms: Request to Transfer a Segal 
Education Award Amount, Accept/Decline Award Transfer Form, Request to 
Revoke Transfer of Education Award Form, and Rescind Acceptance of 
Award Transfer Form. These forms enable AmeriCorps members and 
recipients to meet the legal requirements of the award transfer 
process. 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 5, 2014.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by the title of the 
information collection activity, by any of the following methods:
    (1) Electronically through www.regulations.gov.
    (2) By mail sent to: Corporation for National and Community 
Service, National Service Trust, Attention: Nahid Jarrett, 8304B, 1201 
New York Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20525.
    (3) By hand delivery or by courier to the CNCS mailroom at Room 
8100 at the mail address given in paragraph (1) above, between 9:00 
a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday, except Federal 
holidays.
    Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY-
TDD) may call 1-800-833-3722 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Eastern 
Time, Monday through Friday.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nahid Jarrett, 202-606-6753, or by 
email at njarrett@cns.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: CNCS is particularly interested in comments 
that:
     Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the 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).

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Background

    AmeriCorps members may offer to transfer all or part of their 
qualified education awards to certain family members. Provision is made 
to accept the transfer or not, to rescind acceptance or revoke the 
transfer. These processes are implemented electronically where possible 
but paper forms are available if necessary.

Current Action

    CNCS seeks to renew the current information. Except to add the 
categories of stepchild and step grandchild to the list of qualified 
recipients of the award transfer, only slight formatting and editing 
changes have been made.
    The information collection will otherwise be used in the same 
manner as the existing application. CNCS also seeks to continue using 
the current forms until the revised forms are approved by OMB. The 
current information collection is due to expire on April 30, 2014.
    Type of Review: Renewal.
    Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service.
    Title: Request to Transfer a Segal Education Award Amount, Accept/
Decline Award Transfer Form, Request to Revoke Transfer of Education 
Award Form, and Rescind Acceptance of Award Transfer Form.
    OMB Number: 3045-0136.
    Agency Number: None.
    Affected Public: AmeriCorps members with eligible education awards 
and qualified recipients.
    Total Respondents: 1420.
    Frequency: Annually.
    Average Time per Response: Averages 5 minutes.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 118.33.
    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: February 27, 2014.
Maggie Taylor-Coates,
Chief of Trust Operations.
[FR Doc. 2014-04905 Filed 3-4-14; 8:45 am]
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