Information Collection; Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request, 1174-1175 [2016-321]

Download as PDF 1174 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 6 / Monday, January 11, 2016 / Notices Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 6,641. Estimated Time per Response: Vessel Application, 39 minutes; Dealer Application, 29 minutes; Operator Card, 21 minutes; Wreckfish Application, 21 minutes; Aquaculture Live Rock Application, 21 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 7,023. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $483,828 in recordkeeping or reporting costs. IV. 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 agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (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. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. Dated: January 5, 2016. Sarah Brabson, NOAA PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–261 Filed 1–8–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION Technology Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting Commodity Futures Trading Commission. ACTION: Notice of Meeting. AGENCY: The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (‘‘CFTC’’ or ‘‘Commission’’) announces that on Tuesday, January 26, 2016, from 9:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., the CFTC’s Technology Advisory Committee (‘‘TAC’’) will hold a public meeting at the CFTC’s Washington, DC headquarters. The TAC will discuss: (1) The Commission’s proposed Regulation Automated Trading (‘‘Reg AT’’); (2) swap data standardization and mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:17 Jan 08, 2016 Jkt 238001 harmonization; and (3) blockchain and the potential application of distributed ledger technology to the derivatives market. Dated: January 6, 2016. Robert N. Sidman, Deputy Secretary of the Commission. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 from 9:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Members of the public who wish to submit written statements in connection with the meeting should submit them by Tuesday, January 26, 2016. BILLING CODE 6351–01–P The meeting will take place in the Conference Center at the CFTC’s headquarters, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street NW., Washington, DC 20581. Written statements should be submitted by mail to: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street NW., Washington, DC 20581, attention: Office of the Secretary, or by electronic mail to: secretary@cftc.gov. Please use the title ‘‘Technology Advisory Committee’’ in any written statement you submit. Any statements submitted in connection with the committee meeting will be made available to the public, including publication on the CFTC Web site, at http://www.cftc.gov. AGENCY: DATES: ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ward P. Griffin, TAC Designated Federal Officer, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street NW., Washington, DC 20581, (202) 418–5425. The meeting will be open to the public with seating on a first-come, first-served basis. Members of the public may also listen to the meeting by telephone by calling a domestic toll-free telephone or international toll or toll-free number to connect to a live, listen-only audio feed. Call-in participants should be prepared to provide their first name, last name, and affiliation. Domestic Toll Free: 1–866–844–9416. International Toll and Toll Free: Will be posted on the CFTC’s Web site, http://www.cftc.gov, on the page for the meeting, under Related Documents. Pass Code/Pin Code: CFTC. After the meeting, a transcript of the meeting will be published through a link on the CFTC’s Web site, http:// www.cftc.gov. All written submissions provided to the CFTC in any form will also be published on the CFTC’s Web site. Persons requiring special accommodations to attend the meeting because of a disability should notify the contact person above. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: 5 U.S.C. app. 2 § 10(a)(2). PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [FR Doc. 2016–297 Filed 1–8–16; 8:45 am] CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE Information Collection; Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request Corporation for National and Community Service. ACTION: Notice. The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has submitted a public information collection request (ICR) entitled Operation AmeriCorps Evaluation for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Pub. L. 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, Joseph Breems, at 202–606–6992 or email to jbreems@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 February 10, 2016. ADDRESSES: Comments may be submitted, identified by the title of the information collection activity, to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: Ms. Sharon Mar, OMB Desk Officer for the Corporation for National and Community Service, by either of the following two methods within 30 days from the date of publication in the Federal Register: (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; SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\11JAN1.SGM 11JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 6 / Monday, January 11, 2016 / Notices mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES • 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 10/26/2015 at 2015–27155 FR 65219. This comment period ended 12/28/2015. No public comments were received from this Notice. Description: This two year evaluation seeks to assess the implementation of the new Operation AmeriCorps initiative, and to report on early results from the intended outcomes of each grantee’s project. The evaluation will examine the extent to which multiple streams of national service are integrated and complement one another in each project; determine whether and how community capacity is being developed and sustained; and examine the Operation AmeriCorps grant making process to determine if this type of grant could be successfully used in future grants competitions. Researchers from CNCS will collect qualitative and quantitative data from grantees and their partners, AmeriCorps members, member supervisors, and program beneficiaries. Operation AmeriCorps grantees are required to participate in the evaluation as a condition of grant award. Type of Review: New. Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service. Title: Operation AmeriCorps Evaluation. OMB Number: TBD. Agency Number: None. Affected Public: Organizations receiving Operation AmeriCorps grants and their partners involved in implementing the grant, including: The legal applicant organization; the legal sub-applicant organization; key operating partners identified by the legal applicant and/or sub-applicant; peripheral supporting organizations identified by key operating partners and the legal applicant and/or sub-applicant; AmeriCorps members working on an Operation AmeriCorps project; member supervisors working on an Operation AmeriCorps project; beneficiaries being served by an Operation AmeriCorps project. Total Respondents: 340 total for this two year evaluation (170 per year) (all respondents may or may not be unique VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:17 Jan 08, 2016 Jkt 238001 depending on individuals selected by grantee to respond to each instrument each year). Frequency: Two times annually for survey; two times annually for grantee interviews; one time annually for focus groups. Average Time per Response: Averages 30 minutes for the survey; 60–90 minutes per interview; 60 minutes per focus group. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 420 hours (25,200 minutes) total for this two-year evaluation (210 hours or 12,600 minutes per year). Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): None. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): None. Dated: January 6, 2016. Mary Hyde, Director of Research and Evaluation. [FR Doc. 2016–321 Filed 1–8–16; 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 Baseline Questionnaire for Caregivers. This instrument will be administered to caregivers of Senior Companion Program service recipients (respite service and independent living service) to assess their demographic characteristics, psycho-social health and wellbeing, and their physical health. Participation is completely voluntary participation is not considered as a SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1175 factor in obtaining grant funding support from Senior Corps. 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 March 11, 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, Office of Research and Evaluation; Attention Anthony Nerino, Research Analyst, #10913A; 1201 New York Avenue NW., Washington, DC, 20525. (2) 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. (3) 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: Anthony Nerino, (202) 606–3913, or by email at anerino@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 CNCS is submitting a modification to the statement of work outlining technical assistance to implement a study of caregivers of SCP respite E:\FR\FM\11JAN1.SGM 11JAN1

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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 
Operation AmeriCorps Evaluation for review and approval in accordance 
with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Pub. L. 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, Joseph Breems, at 202-606-6992 or email to 
jbreems@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 February 10, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Comments may be submitted, identified by the title of the 
information collection activity, to the Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs, Attn: Ms. Sharon Mar, OMB Desk Officer for the 
Corporation for National and Community Service, by either of the 
following two methods within 30 days from the date of publication in 
the Federal Register:
    (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;

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     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 10/26/2015 at 2015-27155 FR 65219. This comment 
period ended 12/28/2015. No public comments were received from this 
Notice. Description: This two year evaluation seeks to assess the 
implementation of the new Operation AmeriCorps initiative, and to 
report on early results from the intended outcomes of each grantee's 
project. The evaluation will examine the extent to which multiple 
streams of national service are integrated and complement one another 
in each project; determine whether and how community capacity is being 
developed and sustained; and examine the Operation AmeriCorps grant 
making process to determine if this type of grant could be successfully 
used in future grants competitions. Researchers from CNCS will collect 
qualitative and quantitative data from grantees and their partners, 
AmeriCorps members, member supervisors, and program beneficiaries. 
Operation AmeriCorps grantees are required to participate in the 
evaluation as a condition of grant award.
    Type of Review: New.
    Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service.
    Title: Operation AmeriCorps Evaluation.
    OMB Number: TBD.
    Agency Number: None.
    Affected Public: Organizations receiving Operation AmeriCorps 
grants and their partners involved in implementing the grant, 
including: The legal applicant organization; the legal sub-applicant 
organization; key operating partners identified by the legal applicant 
and/or sub-applicant; peripheral supporting organizations identified by 
key operating partners and the legal applicant and/or sub-applicant; 
AmeriCorps members working on an Operation AmeriCorps project; member 
supervisors working on an Operation AmeriCorps project; beneficiaries 
being served by an Operation AmeriCorps project.
    Total Respondents: 340 total for this two year evaluation (170 per 
year) (all respondents may or may not be unique depending on 
individuals selected by grantee to respond to each instrument each 
year).
    Frequency: Two times annually for survey; two times annually for 
grantee interviews; one time annually for focus groups.
    Average Time per Response: Averages 30 minutes for the survey; 60-
90 minutes per interview; 60 minutes per focus group.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 420 hours (25,200 minutes) total for 
this two-year evaluation (210 hours or 12,600 minutes per year).
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): None.
    Total Burden Cost (operating/maintenance): None.

    Dated: January 6, 2016.
Mary Hyde,
Director of Research and Evaluation.
[FR Doc. 2016-321 Filed 1-8-16; 8:45 am]
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