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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 160 / Tuesday, August 19, 2014 / Notices the total applicants interviewed. Applicants who have not previously served with the Peace Corps must submit three references; one personal and two professional references. These applicants comprise of approximately 25% of the total applicants interviewed. Therefore, the number of references required per interviewed applicants is calculated at 2.25. PEACE CORPS Information Collection Request; Submission for OMB Review Peace Corps. 60-Day notice and request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: The Peace Corps will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment in the Federal Register preceding submission to OMB. We are conducting this process in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). DATES: Submit comments on or before October 20, 2014. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be addressed to Denora Miller, FOIA/ Privacy Act Officer, Office of Management, Peace Corps, 1111 20th Street NW., Washington, DC 20526. Denora Miller may also be contacted by telephone at 202–692–1236 or email at pcfr@peacecorps.gov. Email comments must be made in text and not in attachments. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Denora Miller at Peace Corps address above. Peace Corps Response uses the staff, personal and professional reference forms to learn from someone who knows the applicant and his or her background whether the applicant possesses the necessary characteristics and skills to serve as a Peace Corps Response Volunteer. OMB Control Number: 0420–0548. Title: Peace Corps Response Volunteer Reference Forms. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals. Respondents’ Obligation to Reply: Voluntary. Burden to the Public: a. Number of interviewed applicants: * 700. b. Number of references required per interviewed applicant: ** 2.25. c. Estimated number of reference forms received: 1,575. d. Frequency of response: One time. e. Completion time: 10 minutes. f. Annual burden hours: 263. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: * Reference information is collected only if an applicant is contacted for an interview. ** Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs) must submit two references; one staff and one professional reference. These applicants comprise of approximately 75% of VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:30 Aug 18, 2014 Jkt 232001 General Description of Collection: The information collected in the Peace Corps Response Reference Forms is an integral part of the screening and selection process and is used to determine whether an applicant would be a good candidate as a Peace Corps Response Volunteer. The information obtained from these forms is used by the recruitment and placement specialists within the Office of Peace Corps Response. Request for Comment: Peace Corps invites comments on whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for proper performance of the functions of the Peace Corps, including whether the information will have practical use; the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of automated collection techniques, when appropriate, and other forms of information technology. This notice issued in Washington, DC, on August 12, 2014. Denora Miller, FOIA/Privacy Act Officer, Management. [FR Doc. 2014–19586 Filed 8–18–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6051–01–P PEACE CORPS Information Collection Request; Submission for OMB Review Peace Corps. 60-Day notice and request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: The Peace Corps will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment in the Federal Register preceding submission to OMB. We are conducting this process in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 USC Chapter 35). DATES: Submit comments on or before October 20, 2014. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 49115 Written comments should be addressed to Denora Miller, FOIA/ Privacy Act Officer, Office of Management, Peace Corps, 1111 20th Street NW., Washington, DC 20526. Denora Miller may also be contacted by telephone at 202–692–1236 or email at pcfr@peacecorps.gov. Email comments must be made in text and not in attachments. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Denora Miller at Peace Corps address above. The Peace Corps Response interview is necessary to assess applicants’ qualifications and eligibility to serve in Peace Corps Response. The interview is a critical point in the recruitment process, as it is the point when the applicant and the recruitment and placement specialist verbally discuss the nature of the Volunteer assignment. OMB Control Number: 0420–XXXX. Title: Peace Corps Response Interview Form. Type of Review: New. Affected Public: Individuals. Respondents’ Obligation to Reply: Voluntary. Burden to the Public: a. Number of Interviewed Applicants: 700. b. Frequency of response: One time. c. Completion time: 60 minutes. d. Annual burden hours: 700. General Description of Collection: The information collected in the Peace Corps Response Interview Form is used to determine whether an applicant would be a good candidate as a Peace Corps Response Volunteer. The information obtained from this form is used by the recruitment and placement specialists within the Office of Peace Corps Response. Request for Comment: Peace Corps invites comments on whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for proper performance of the functions of the Peace Corps, including whether the information will have practical use; the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of automated collection techniques, when appropriate, and other forms of information technology. 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Information Collection Request; Submission for OMB Review

AGENCY: Peace Corps.

ACTION: 60-Day notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Peace Corps will be submitting the following information 
collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for 
review and approval. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for 
public comment in the Federal Register preceding submission to OMB. We 
are conducting this process in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35).

DATES: Submit comments on or before October 20, 2014.

ADDRESSES:  Written comments should be addressed to Denora Miller, 
FOIA/Privacy Act Officer, Office of Management, Peace Corps, 1111 20th 
Street NW., Washington, DC 20526. Denora Miller may also be contacted 
by telephone at 202-692-1236 or email at pcfr@peacecorps.gov. Email 
comments must be made in text and not in attachments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Denora Miller at Peace Corps address 
above.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Peace Corps Response uses the staff, 
personal and professional reference forms to learn from someone who 
knows the applicant and his or her background whether the applicant 
possesses the necessary characteristics and skills to serve as a Peace 
Corps Response Volunteer.
    OMB Control Number: 0420-0548.
    Title: Peace Corps Response Volunteer Reference Forms.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Individuals.
    Respondents' Obligation to Reply: Voluntary.
    Burden to the Public:
    a. Number of interviewed applicants: * 700.
    b. Number of references required per interviewed applicant: ** 
2.25.
    c. Estimated number of reference forms received: 1,575.
    d. Frequency of response: One time.
    e. Completion time: 10 minutes.
    f. Annual burden hours: 263.

    * Reference information is collected only if an applicant is 
contacted for an interview.
    ** Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs) must submit two 
references; one staff and one professional reference. These 
applicants comprise of approximately 75% of the total applicants 
interviewed. Applicants who have not previously served with the 
Peace Corps must submit three references; one personal and two 
professional references. These applicants comprise of approximately 
25% of the total applicants interviewed. Therefore, the number of 
references required per interviewed applicants is calculated at 
2.25.

    General Description of Collection: The information collected in the 
Peace Corps Response Reference Forms is an integral part of the 
screening and selection process and is used to determine whether an 
applicant would be a good candidate as a Peace Corps Response 
Volunteer. The information obtained from these forms is used by the 
recruitment and placement specialists within the Office of Peace Corps 
Response.
    Request for Comment: Peace Corps invites comments on whether the 
proposed collection of information is necessary for proper performance 
of the functions of the Peace Corps, including whether the information 
will have practical use; the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the 
burden of the proposed collection of information, including the 
validity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the 
burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, 
including through the use of automated collection techniques, when 
appropriate, and other forms of information technology.

    This notice issued in Washington, DC, on August 12, 2014.
Denora Miller,
FOIA/Privacy Act Officer, Management.
[FR Doc. 2014-19586 Filed 8-18-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6051-01-P