Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request, 17686-17687 [2016-07160]

Download as PDF 17686 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 61 / Wednesday, March 30, 2016 / Notices BY ORDER OF THE COMMISSION: Todd A. Stevenson, Secretary U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission UNITED STATES OF AMERICA CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION In the Matter of: GREE ELECTRIC APPLIANCES, INC., OF ZHUHAI, HONG KONG GREE ELECTRIC APPLIANCES SALES CO., LTD., AND GREE USA SALES, LTD. CPSC Docket No.: 16–C0002 asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Counsel to Gree Electric Appliances, Inc., of Zhuhai, Hong Kong Gree Electric Appliances Sales Co., Ltd., and Gree USA Sales, Ltd. U.S. CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION Stephanie Tsacoumis General Counsel Mary T. Boyle Deputy General Counsel Mary B. Murphy Assistant General Counsel Dated: March 14, 2016 By: lllllllllllllllllll Daniel R. Vice Trial Attorney, Division of Compliance, Office of the General Counsel SUMMARY: ORDER Upon consideration of the Settlement Agreement entered into between Gree Electric Appliances, Inc. of Zhuhai, Hong Kong Gree Electric Appliances Sales Co., Ltd., and Gree USA Sales, Ltd. (collectively ‘‘Gree’’), and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (‘‘Commission’’), and Gree having submitted to the jurisdiction of the Commission with respect to the subject matter, and it appearing that the Settlement Agreement and the Order are in the public interest, it is: ORDERED that the Settlement Agreement be, and is, hereby, accepted; and it is FURTHER ORDERED that Gree shall comply with the terms of the Settlement Agreement and shall pay a civil penalty in the amount of fifteen million four hundred fifty thousand dollars (US$15,450,000) within thirty (30) days after service of the Commission’s final Order accepting the Settlement Agreement. The payment shall be made by electronic wire transfer to the Commission via: http://www.pay.gov. Upon the failure of Gree to make the foregoing payment when due, interest on the unpaid amount shall accrue and be paid by Gree at the federal legal rate of interest set forth at 28 U.S.C. 1961(a) and (b). If Gree fails to make such payment or to comply in full with any other provision of the Settlement Agreement, such conduct will be considered a violation of the Settlement Agreement and Order. Provisionally accepted and provisional Order issued on the 25th day of March, 2016. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:06 Mar 29, 2016 Jkt 238001 [FR Doc. 2016–07124 Filed 3–29–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6355–01–P CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request AGENCY: Corporation for National and Community Service. ACTION: Notice. 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 AmeriCorps NCCC’s (National Civilian Community Corps) Member Experience Survey. This survey was developed to support NCCC performance measurement for use in program development, funding, and evaluation. The survey instrument will be completed by NCCC Members following the completion of their service term. In particular, this survey will be administered to NCCC Members who are exiting early or have already exited early from the AmeriCorps NCCC program. Completion of this information collection is not required for the completion of a service term with NCCC. 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 May 31, 2016. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by the title of the information collection activity, by any of the following methods: PO 00000 Frm 00024 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (1) By mail sent to: Corporation for National and Community Service, National Civilian Community Corps; Attention Barbara Lane, Director Projects and Partnerships, Room 3240, 250 E. Street SW., Washington, DC 20525. (2) By hand delivery or by courier to the CNCS mailroom at Room 4200 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: 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 This information collection serves as part of an overall AmeriCorps NCCC logic model to help measure the degree to which the program is addressing the statuary areas of national and community needs in a way that strengthens communities and builds leaders. The survey will be administered electronically to all members departing early from the program. Current Action This is a new information collection request. The NCCC Member Experience Survey consists of between 29 and 30 questions, depending on which E:\FR\FM\30MRN1.SGM 30MRN1 asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 61 / Wednesday, March 30, 2016 / Notices responses the respondents specify. All Members departing early from AmeriCorps NCC will receive their survey as a single instrument. Each NCCC Member will receive an individual survey. The exact same survey, not part of this information collection request, is administered to all graduating Members while they are in service and closed for completion prior to the completion of the program. Type of Review: New. Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service. Title: NCCC Member Experience Survey. OMB Number: None. Agency Number: None. Affected Public: The NCCC Member Experience Survey will be administered to the former NCCC Member for their most recent NCCC service term. These Members will have served with AmeriCorps NCCC for any length of time, without graduating. There are approximately 400 Members that depart the program early each year. The early exiting and former Members are uniquely able to provide the information sought in the NCCC Member Experience Survey. Total Respondents: Based on the number of Members who have departed the program early over the last five annual years, NCCC expects to administer 450 surveys each fiscal year to Members who departed the program early. These may not be unique responders as a few Members may have served with NCCC in a prior service term. Frequency: Biweekly. Each early departed Member will complete only one survey for their most recent service term. Average Time per Response: Averages 25 minutes. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 167 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: March 23, 2016. Gina Cross, Acting Director, National Civilian Community Corps. [FR Doc. 2016–07160 Filed 3–29–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6050–28–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:06 Mar 29, 2016 Jkt 238001 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary [Docket ID: DoD–2016–OS–0031] Proposed Collection; Comment Request AGENCY: Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS), DoD. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 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 May 31, 2016. 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: Department of Defense, Office of the Deputy Chief Management Officer, Directorate of Oversight and Compliance, Regulatory and Audit Matters Office, 9010 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–9010. 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:// www.regulations.gov as they are received without change, including any personal identifiers or contact information. Any associated form(s) for this collection may be located within this same electronic docket and downloaded for review/testing. Follow the instructions at http:// www.regulations.gov for submitting comments. Please submit comments on any given form identified by docket number, form number, and title. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request more information on this PO 00000 Frm 00025 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 17687 proposed information collection or to obtain a copy of the proposal and associated collection instruments, please write to the Defense Finance and Accounting Services, 1240 East 9th Street, Enterprise Solutions and Standards Code JJFJB, Cleveland, Ohio 44199, ATTN: Stuart Kran, or email: stuart.a.kran.civ@mail.mil, or call (216) 204–4377. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title; Associated Form; and OMB Number: Application for Pay in Arrears; DD Form 827; OMB Control Number 0730–XXXX. Needs and Uses: The information collected is provided by service members, former service members, or legal representatives of incapacitated members in claiming arrears of pay believed to be due the service member. The authority for this form is 5 U.S.C. Section 301 which states in part that the head of a military department may prescribe regulations for the government of his/her department and the custody, use and preservation of its records, papers and property. However, it does not authorize withholding information from the public or limiting the availability of records to the public. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Annual Burden Hours: 832. Number of Respondents: 3328. Responses per Respondent: 1. Annual Responses: 3328. Average Burden per Response: 15 Minutes. Frequency: On occasion. When the Disbursing Officer/Finance Officer is not authorized to make payment due to lapsed appropriations, more than the current and previous five years, the claim is forwarded to the appropriate DFAS site for settlements. Claims are to be submitted on a DD 827. All necessary documentation must be attached to the claim. If the member is on active duty or separated for less than one year, the claim will be sent to the site servicing that branch of service. Army and Air Force claims will be sent to DFAS–IN, Navy and Marine Corps claims will be sent to DFAS–CL. For members separated over one year, the claim will be sent to DFAS–IN, Debts and Claims Management Office. Dated: March 25, 2016. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2016–07162 Filed 3–29–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P E:\FR\FM\30MRN1.SGM 30MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 61 (Wednesday, March 30, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 17686-17687]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-07160]


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CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request

AGENCY: Corporation for National and Community Service.

ACTION: Notice.

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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 
AmeriCorps NCCC's (National Civilian Community Corps) Member Experience 
Survey. This survey was developed to support NCCC performance 
measurement for use in program development, funding, and evaluation. 
The survey instrument will be completed by NCCC Members following the 
completion of their service term. In particular, this survey will be 
administered to NCCC Members who are exiting early or have already 
exited early from the AmeriCorps NCCC program. Completion of this 
information collection is not required for the completion of a service 
term with NCCC.
    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 May 31, 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 Projects and Partnerships, Room 3240, 250 E. Street SW., 
Washington, DC 20525.
    (2) By hand delivery or by courier to the CNCS mailroom at Room 
4200 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: 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

    This information collection serves as part of an overall AmeriCorps 
NCCC logic model to help measure the degree to which the program is 
addressing the statuary areas of national and community needs in a way 
that strengthens communities and builds leaders. The survey will be 
administered electronically to all members departing early from the 
program.

Current Action

    This is a new information collection request. The NCCC Member 
Experience Survey consists of between 29 and 30 questions, depending on 
which

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responses the respondents specify. All Members departing early from 
AmeriCorps NCC will receive their survey as a single instrument. Each 
NCCC Member will receive an individual survey. The exact same survey, 
not part of this information collection request, is administered to all 
graduating Members while they are in service and closed for completion 
prior to the completion of the program.
    Type of Review: New.
    Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service.
    Title: NCCC Member Experience Survey.
    OMB Number: None.
    Agency Number: None.
    Affected Public: The NCCC Member Experience Survey will be 
administered to the former NCCC Member for their most recent NCCC 
service term. These Members will have served with AmeriCorps NCCC for 
any length of time, without graduating. There are approximately 400 
Members that depart the program early each year. The early exiting and 
former Members are uniquely able to provide the information sought in 
the NCCC Member Experience Survey.
    Total Respondents: Based on the number of Members who have departed 
the program early over the last five annual years, NCCC expects to 
administer 450 surveys each fiscal year to Members who departed the 
program early. These may not be unique responders as a few Members may 
have served with NCCC in a prior service term.
    Frequency: Biweekly. Each early departed Member will complete only 
one survey for their most recent service term.
    Average Time per Response: Averages 25 minutes.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 167 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: March 23, 2016.
Gina Cross,
Acting Director, National Civilian Community Corps.
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