Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request, 46913 [2016-17048]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 138 / Tuesday, July 19, 2016 / Notices Dated: July 14, 2016. Lawrence E. Strickling, Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information. [FR Doc. 2016–17034 Filed 7–18–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–60–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 requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, CNCS is soliciting comments concerning its proposed new application instructions for AmeriCorps Affiliate. Brief description: Applicants for the AmeriCorps Affiliate program will submit an application following the application instructions. Completion of the information collection is required to be considered for Education Awards. No grant funding is available through AmeriCorps Affiliate. 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 September 19, 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, CPO Office; Attention Patti Stengel, Senior Program Officer for Grants and Initiatives, Room 3208B; 250 E St. SW., Washington, DC 20525. mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:39 Jul 18, 2016 Jkt 238001 (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: Patti Stengel, 202–606–6745, or by email at pstengel@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 Applicants for the AmeriCorps Affiliate program provide information through the use of the application instructions. Applicants use these application instructions to submit their application for Education Awards. This program provides only designations of positions as approved national service positions. CNCS may not award financial resources to applicants under this authority. The application information is collected electronically through the CNCS eGrants system. Current Action This is a new information collection request. This new information collection would allow for an open competition to be an AmeriCorps Affiliate sponsor. There are no current approved application instructions for the AmeriCorps Affiliate program. Type of Review: New. PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 46913 Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service. Title: AmeriCorps Affiliate Application Instructions. OMB Number: None. Agency Number: None. Affected Public: The public affected are applicant organizations for AmeriCorps Affiliate. Total Respondents: An estimated 20 organizations will respond each year. Frequency: At most, the frequency is annual. Applications will be received and reviewed on a rolling basis up to three times each year. The AmeriCorps Affiliate competition will result in three year agreements. Applicants selected will also use these instructions to apply annually for continuation Education Awards. Average Time per Response: Averages 10 hours. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 200 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: July 14, 2016. Kim Mansaray, Chief of Program Operations. [FR Doc. 2016–17048 Filed 7–18–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6050–28–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army; Corps of Engineers Board on Coastal Engineering Research Department of the Army, DoD. Notice of Advisory Committee meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: The Department of the Army is publishing this notice to announce the following Federal advisory committee meeting of the Board on Coastal Engineering Research. This meeting is open to the public. DATES: The Board on Coastal Engineering Research will meet from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on August 9, 2016, and reconvene from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on August 10, 2016. The Executive Session of the Board will convene from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on August 11, 2016. ADDRESSES: All sessions will be held at the Caribe Hilton San Cristobal Jr. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\19JYN1.SGM 19JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 138 (Tuesday, July 19, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Page 46913]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-17048]


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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. 
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 requirements on respondents can be 
properly assessed.
    Currently, CNCS is soliciting comments concerning its proposed new 
application instructions for AmeriCorps Affiliate.
    Brief description: Applicants for the AmeriCorps Affiliate program 
will submit an application following the application instructions. 
Completion of the information collection is required to be considered 
for Education Awards. No grant funding is available through AmeriCorps 
Affiliate.
    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 September 19, 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, CPO Office; Attention Patti Stengel, Senior Program Officer 
for Grants and Initiatives, Room 3208B; 250 E St. 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: Patti Stengel, 202-606-6745, or by 
email at pstengel@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

    Applicants for the AmeriCorps Affiliate program provide information 
through the use of the application instructions. Applicants use these 
application instructions to submit their application for Education 
Awards. This program provides only designations of positions as 
approved national service positions. CNCS may not award financial 
resources to applicants under this authority. The application 
information is collected electronically through the CNCS eGrants 
system.

Current Action

    This is a new information collection request. This new information 
collection would allow for an open competition to be an AmeriCorps 
Affiliate sponsor.
    There are no current approved application instructions for the 
AmeriCorps Affiliate program.
    Type of Review: New.
    Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service.
    Title: AmeriCorps Affiliate Application Instructions.
    OMB Number: None.
    Agency Number: None.
    Affected Public: The public affected are applicant organizations 
for AmeriCorps Affiliate.
    Total Respondents: An estimated 20 organizations will respond each 
year.
    Frequency: At most, the frequency is annual. Applications will be 
received and reviewed on a rolling basis up to three times each year. 
The AmeriCorps Affiliate competition will result in three year 
agreements. Applicants selected will also use these instructions to 
apply annually for continuation Education Awards.
    Average Time per Response: Averages 10 hours.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 200 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: July 14, 2016.
Kim Mansaray,
Chief of Program Operations.
[FR Doc. 2016-17048 Filed 7-18-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 6050-28-P