Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Treasury Financial Empowerment Innovation Fund Evaluation of a Near-Peer Counseling Program for High School and College Students on Pursuing and Financing Their Higher Education, 81438 [2015-32754]

Download as PDF 81438 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 249 / Tuesday, December 29, 2015 / Notices Sharp, 200 Third Street, A4–A, Parkersburg, WV 26106–1328, or bruce.sharp@fiscal.treasury.gov. or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dated: December 22, 2015. Bruce A. Sharp, Bureau Clearance Officer. Requests for additional information or copies of the form(s) and instructions should be directed to Ron Lewis; 200 Third Street, Room 515, Parkersburg, WV 26106–1328, or ron.lewis@ fiscal.treasury.gov. asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 19:17 Dec 28, 2015 Jkt 238001 BILLING CODE 4810–AS–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Title: Request by Owner or Person Entitled to Payment or Reissue of United States Savings Bonds/Notes Deposited in Safekeeping When Original Custody Receipts Are Not Available. OMB Number: 1530–0024 (Previously approved as 1535–00063 as a collection conducted by Department of the Treasury/Bureau of the Public Debt.) Transfer of OMB Control Number: The Bureau of Public Debt (BPD) and the Financial Management Service (FMS) have consolidated to become the Bureau of the Fiscal Service (Fiscal Service). Information collection requests previously held separately by BPD and FMS will now be identified by a 1530 prefix, designating Fiscal Service. Form Numbers: FS Form 4239. Abstract: The information is requested to establish ownership and request reissue or payment when original custody receipts are not available. Current Actions: Extension of a previously approved collection. Type of Review: Regular. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 9,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 10 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,500. Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 [FR Doc. 2015–32705 Filed 12–28–15; 8:45 am] Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Treasury Financial Empowerment Innovation Fund Evaluation of a Near-Peer Counseling Program for High School and College Students on Pursuing and Financing Their Higher Education Departmental Offices, Department of the Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). The Treasury is soliciting comments concerning a proposed information collection under a Treasury Financial Empowerment Innovation Fund project to assess the effectiveness of financial decision-making components of near-peer counseling for high school and college students. DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before February 29, 2016 to be assure of consideration. ADDRESSES: Comments regarding this information collection should be addressed to the Treasury Office of Consumer Policy contact listed below. All responses to this notice will be included in the request for OMB’s approval. All comments will also become a matter of public record. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to James Gatz, Senior Policy Analyst, Office of Consumer Policy, Room 1426, Department of the Treasury, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20220, by telephone on 202–622–3946, or by email at James.Gatz@Treasury.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB Number: 1505—NEW. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00167 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Title: Information Collections for Evaluation of a Near-Peer Counseling Program for High School and College Students on Pursuing and Financing their Higher Education. Abstract: The Department of the Treasury, Office of Consumer Policy, will use a combination of web-based information collection tools and inperson interviews to survey high school and college students who are participating in a near-peer counseling program that seeks to inform them about options for pursuing and financing their higher education. The data collected will be used to evaluate the effectiveness of the near-peer counseling program. The information collections are planned for 2016. Type of Review: New information collection. Affected Public: Individuals and households. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. Web-based Information Collection. Estimated Number of Respondents: Approximately 1,200–1,500 students. Estimated Average Time per Respondents: 15 minutes per student. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: Approximately 300–375 hours. Focus Groups and In-Person Interviews. Estimated Number of Respondents: Approximately 75–150 students. Estimated Average Time per Respondents: 30 minutes per student. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: Approximately 37.5–50 hours. Request for Comments: Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Office of Consumer Policy, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the above estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (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, maintenance, and purchase of service to provide information Dated: December 23, 2015. Dawn D. 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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 249 (Tuesday, December 29, 2015)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Treasury 
Financial Empowerment Innovation Fund Evaluation of a Near-Peer 
Counseling Program for High School and College Students on Pursuing and 
Financing Their Higher Education

AGENCY: Departmental Offices, Department of the Treasury.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing 
effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general 
public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment 
on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by 
the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 
3506(c)(2)(A)). The Treasury is soliciting comments concerning a 
proposed information collection under a Treasury Financial Empowerment 
Innovation Fund project to assess the effectiveness of financial 
decision-making components of near-peer counseling for high school and 
college students.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before February 29, 
2016 to be assure of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Comments regarding this information collection should be 
addressed to the Treasury Office of Consumer Policy contact listed 
below. All responses to this notice will be included in the request for 
OMB's approval. All comments will also become a matter of public 
record.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should 
be directed to James Gatz, Senior Policy Analyst, Office of Consumer 
Policy, Room 1426, Department of the Treasury, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue 
NW., Washington, DC 20220, by telephone on 202-622-3946, or by email at 
James.Gatz@Treasury.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    OMB Number: 1505--NEW.
    Title: Information Collections for Evaluation of a Near-Peer 
Counseling Program for High School and College Students on Pursuing and 
Financing their Higher Education.
    Abstract: The Department of the Treasury, Office of Consumer 
Policy, will use a combination of web-based information collection 
tools and in-person interviews to survey high school and college 
students who are participating in a near-peer counseling program that 
seeks to inform them about options for pursuing and financing their 
higher education. The data collected will be used to evaluate the 
effectiveness of the near-peer counseling program. The information 
collections are planned for 2016.
    Type of Review: New information collection.
    Affected Public: Individuals and households.
    Respondent's Obligation: Voluntary. Web-based Information 
Collection.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: Approximately 1,200-1,500 
students.
    Estimated Average Time per Respondents: 15 minutes per student.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: Approximately 300-375 hours. 
Focus Groups and In-Person Interviews.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: Approximately 75-150 students.
    Estimated Average Time per Respondents: 30 minutes per student.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: Approximately 37.5-50 hours.
    Request for Comments: Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the 
proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper 
performance of the functions of the Office of Consumer Policy, 
including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the 
accuracy of the above estimate of the burden of the proposed collection 
of information, including the validity of the methodology and 
assumptions used; (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, maintenance, and purchase of service to provide information

    Dated: December 23, 2015.
Dawn D. Wolfgang,
Treasury PRA Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2015-32754 Filed 12-28-15; 8:45 am]
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