Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request, 80755 [2015-32619]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 248 / Monday, December 28, 2015 / Notices 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. Sec. 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 AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) Project Sponsor Application. The AmeriCorps NCCC Project Sponsor Application is completed by organizations interested in sponsoring an AmeriCorps NCCC team. The NCCC is a full-time, residential, national service program whose mission is to strengthen communities and develop leaders through team-based national and community service. A copy 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 26, 2016. 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, National Civilian Community Corps; Attention Barbara Lane, Director of Projects and Partnerships; 1201 New York Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20525. (2) By hand delivery or by courier to the CNCS mailroom, 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. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 13:31 Dec 24, 2015 Jkt 238001 (3) By fax to: (202) 606–6867, Attention: Barbara Lane, Director of Projects and Partnerships. (4) Electronically through www.regulations.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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Barbara Lane, (202) 606–6867, or by email at blane@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). 80755 approved by OMB. The current application is due to expire on March 31, 2016. Type of Review: Renewal. Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service. Title: AmeriCorps NCCC Project Sponsor Application. OMB Number: 3045–0010. Agency Number: None. Affected Public: Current/prospective AmeriCorps NCCC Project Sponsors. Total Respondents: 1,800 annually. Frequency: Rolling application process. Average Time per Response: Averages 9.5 hours. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 17,100 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 22, 2015. Jake Sgambati, Director of Operations, National Civilian Community Corps. [FR Doc. 2015–32619 Filed 12–24–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6050–28–P CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE Background The AmeriCorps NCCC Project Sponsor Application is completed by organizations interested in sponsoring an AmeriCorps NCCC team. Each year, AmeriCorps NCCC engages teams of members in projects in communities across the United States. Service projects, which typically last from six to eight weeks, address critical needs in natural and other disasters, infrastructure improvement, environmental stewardship and conservation, energy conservation, and urban and rural development. Members construct and rehabilitate low-income housing, respond to natural disasters, clean up streams, help communities develop emergency plans, and address other local needs. Current Action CNCS seeks to renew and revise the current application. The application will be used in the same manner as the existing application. CNCS additionally seeks to continue using the current application until the revised application is PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request Corporation for National and Community Service. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter 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 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1

Agencies

[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 248 (Monday, December 28, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Page 80755]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-32619]



[[Page 80755]]

=======================================================================
-----------------------------------------------------------------------

CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request

AGENCY: Corporation for National and Community Service.

ACTION: Notice.

-----------------------------------------------------------------------

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. Sec. 
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 AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) 
Project Sponsor Application. The AmeriCorps NCCC Project Sponsor 
Application is completed by organizations interested in sponsoring an 
AmeriCorps NCCC team. The NCCC is a full-time, residential, national 
service program whose mission is to strengthen communities and develop 
leaders through team-based national and community service.
    A copy 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 26, 2016.

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, National Civilian Community Corps; Attention Barbara Lane, 
Director of Projects and Partnerships; 1201 New York Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20525.
    (2) By hand delivery or by courier to the CNCS mailroom, 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.
    (3) By fax to: (202) 606-6867, Attention: Barbara Lane, Director of 
Projects and Partnerships.
    (4) Electronically through www.regulations.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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Barbara Lane, (202) 606-6867, or by 
email at blane@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).

Background

    The AmeriCorps NCCC Project Sponsor Application is completed by 
organizations interested in sponsoring an AmeriCorps NCCC team. Each 
year, AmeriCorps NCCC engages teams of members in projects in 
communities across the United States. Service projects, which typically 
last from six to eight weeks, address critical needs in natural and 
other disasters, infrastructure improvement, environmental stewardship 
and conservation, energy conservation, and urban and rural development. 
Members construct and rehabilitate low-income housing, respond to 
natural disasters, clean up streams, help communities develop emergency 
plans, and address other local needs.

Current Action

    CNCS seeks to renew and revise the current application.
    The application will be used in the same manner as the existing 
application. CNCS additionally seeks to continue using the current 
application until the revised application is approved by OMB. The 
current application is due to expire on March 31, 2016.
    Type of Review: Renewal.
    Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service.
    Title: AmeriCorps NCCC Project Sponsor Application.
    OMB Number: 3045-0010.
    Agency Number: None.
    Affected Public: Current/prospective AmeriCorps NCCC Project 
Sponsors.
    Total Respondents: 1,800 annually.
    Frequency: Rolling application process.
    Average Time per Response: Averages 9.5 hours.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 17,100 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 22, 2015.
Jake Sgambati,
Director of Operations, National Civilian Community Corps.
[FR Doc. 2015-32619 Filed 12-24-15; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 6050-28-P