Information Collection; Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request, 8070 [2015-02978]

Download as PDF 8070 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 30 / Friday, February 13, 2015 / Notices appropriate. The comment period therefore will now close on March 30, 2015. Authority: 12 U.S.C. 5511(c). Dated: February 9, 2015. Christopher D’Angelo, Chief of Staff, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. [FR Doc. 2015–02982 Filed 2–12–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AM–P CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE Information Collection; Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request Corporation for National and Community Service. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has submitted a public information collection request (ICR) entitled AmeriCorps State & National Social Network Study Partnership and Collaboration Survey for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13, (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Copies of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by calling the Corporation for National and Community Service, Robin Ghertner, at 202–606–6772 or email to rghertner@cns.gov. 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. DATES: Comments may be submitted, identified by the title of the information collection activity, within March 16, 2015. ADDRESSES: Send comments to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: Ms. Sharon Mar, OMB Desk Officer for the Corporation for National and Community Service, by any of the following two methods: (1) By fax to: 202–395–6974, Attention: Ms. Sharon Mar, OMB Desk Officer for the Corporation for National and Community Service; or (2) By email to: smar@omb.eop.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The OMB is particularly interested in comments which: • 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 tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:56 Feb 12, 2015 Jkt 235001 proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; • Propose ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and • Propose ways to 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. Comments A 60-day Notice requesting public comment was published in the Federal Register on November 30th, 2014. This comment period ended January 29th, 2015. No public comments were received from this Notice. Description: While previous evaluation efforts have confirmed CNCS’s impact on members and recipients of services such as increased education, skills, and civic participation, the current effort through the Social Network Study (SNS) will be the first evaluation of the collaboration and partnerships between ACSN grantees and organizations within their geographic communities. The main goal of the SNS is to gather through the Partnership and Collaboration (PAC) Survey an in-depth understanding of how ACSN grantees engage community organizations and to learn more about their relationships and interactions with other organizations within their network. The PAC will also provide information about both the barriers that prevent collaboration and interaction, as well as factors that could be utilized to overcome them. These outcomes are an important step to developing a more vigorous civic infrastructure and increasing capacity in the communities served by CNCS and its grantees. This study will also help CNCS disseminate best practices about collaboration and partnerships to other AmeriCorps programs. Information will be collected electronically via web primarily and telephone and mail-in options will be provided only to those not responsive to the web survey. Type of Review: New. Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service. Title: AmeriCorps State & National Social Network Study Partnership and Collaboration Survey. OMB Number: TBD. Agency Number: None. Affected Public: AmeriCorps grantees and their community partners. Total Respondents: 250. Frequency: Once. PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Average Time per Response: 30 minutes. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 125 Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): None. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): None. Dated: February 9, 2015. Stephen Plank, Director, Research and Evaluation. [FR Doc. 2015–02978 Filed 2–12–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6050–28–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary [Docket ID DoD–2015–OS–0017] Proposed Collection; Comment Request Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS), DoD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) announces a proposed public 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 April 14, 2015. 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:// SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\13FEN1.SGM 13FEN1

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CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE


Information Collection; Submission for OMB Review, Comment 
Request

AGENCY: Corporation for National and Community Service.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has 
submitted a public information collection request (ICR) entitled 
AmeriCorps State & National Social Network Study Partnership and 
Collaboration Survey for review and approval in accordance with the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13, (44 U.S.C. Chapter 
35). Copies of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may 
be obtained by calling the Corporation for National and Community 
Service, Robin Ghertner, at 202-606-6772 or email to rghertner@cns.gov. 
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.

DATES: Comments may be submitted, identified by the title of the 
information collection activity, within March 16, 2015.

ADDRESSES: Send comments to the Office of Information and Regulatory 
Affairs, Attn: Ms. Sharon Mar, OMB Desk Officer for the Corporation for 
National and Community Service, by any of the following two methods:
    (1) By fax to: 202-395-6974, Attention: Ms. Sharon Mar, OMB Desk 
Officer for the Corporation for National and Community Service; or
    (2) By email to: smar@omb.eop.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The OMB is particularly interested in 
comments which:
     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;
     Propose ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity 
of the information to be collected; and
     Propose ways to 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.

Comments

    A 60-day Notice requesting public comment was published in the 
Federal Register on November 30th, 2014. This comment period ended 
January 29th, 2015. No public comments were received from this Notice.
    Description: While previous evaluation efforts have confirmed 
CNCS's impact on members and recipients of services such as increased 
education, skills, and civic participation, the current effort through 
the Social Network Study (SNS) will be the first evaluation of the 
collaboration and partnerships between ACSN grantees and organizations 
within their geographic communities. The main goal of the SNS is to 
gather through the Partnership and Collaboration (PAC) Survey an in-
depth understanding of how ACSN grantees engage community organizations 
and to learn more about their relationships and interactions with other 
organizations within their network. The PAC will also provide 
information about both the barriers that prevent collaboration and 
interaction, as well as factors that could be utilized to overcome 
them. These outcomes are an important step to developing a more 
vigorous civic infrastructure and increasing capacity in the 
communities served by CNCS and its grantees. This study will also help 
CNCS disseminate best practices about collaboration and partnerships to 
other AmeriCorps programs. Information will be collected electronically 
via web primarily and telephone and mail-in options will be provided 
only to those not responsive to the web survey.
    Type of Review: New.
    Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service.
    Title: AmeriCorps State & National Social Network Study Partnership 
and Collaboration Survey.
    OMB Number: TBD.
    Agency Number: None.
    Affected Public: AmeriCorps grantees and their community partners.
    Total Respondents: 250.
    Frequency: Once.
    Average Time per Response: 30 minutes.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 125
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): None.
    Total Burden Cost (operating/maintenance): None.

    Dated: February 9, 2015.
Stephen Plank,
Director, Research and Evaluation.
[FR Doc. 2015-02978 Filed 2-12-15; 8:45 am]
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