Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request, 7804 [2017-01292]

Download as PDF 7804 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 13 / Monday, January 23, 2017 / Notices CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request Corporation for National and Community Service. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:02 Jan 19, 2017 Jkt 241001 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). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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 AmeriCorps Application Instructions: State Commissions; State and National Competitive, Professional Corps; Indian Tribes; States and Territories without Commissions, and State and National Planning Grants Applicants. Applicants will respond to the questions in this ICR in order to apply for funding through these grant competitions. 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 24, 2017. 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, Attention: Jill Graham, Senior Program and Project Specialist, Room 3219B, 250 E Street SW., Washington, DC, 20525. (2) By hand delivery or by courier to the CNCS mailroom at Room 4300 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 the CNCS email system: jgraham@cns.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf SUMMARY: (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: Jill Graham, 202–606–6905, jgraham@ cns.gov Background These application instructions will be used by applicants for funding through AmeriCorps State and National Grant Competitions. Current Action CNCS seeks to renew the current AmeriCorps State and National Application Instructions. The information collection will be used in the same manner as the existing Instructions. CNCS also seeks to continue using the current application until the revised application is approved by OMB. The current application is due to expire on January 31, 2017. Type of Review: Renewal Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service. Title: AmeriCorps Application Instructions: State Commissions, State and National Competitive; Professional Corps; Indian Tribes; States and Territories without Commissions; and State and National Planning. OMB Number: 3045–0047. Agency Number: None. Affected Public: Nonprofit organizations, State, Local, and Tribal. Total Respondents: 1159. Frequency: Annually. Average Time Per Response: Averages 80 hours. PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Estimated Total Burden Hours: 92720. 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: January 13, 2017. Jennifer Bastress Tahmasebi, Acting Director, AmeriCorps State and National. [FR Doc. 2017–01292 Filed 1–19–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6050–28–P CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE Information Collection; Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request Corporation for National and Community Service. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has submitted a public information collection request (ICR) entitled AmeriCorps NCCC Project Completion Report for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 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, Jacob Sgambati, at 202–606–6839 or email to jsgambati@ 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 22, 2017. 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 any 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. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\23JAN1.SGM 23JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 13 (Monday, January 23, 2017)]
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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 
renewal of AmeriCorps Application Instructions: State Commissions; 
State and National Competitive, Professional Corps; Indian Tribes; 
States and Territories without Commissions, and State and National 
Planning Grants Applicants. Applicants will respond to the questions in 
this ICR in order to apply for funding through these grant 
competitions.
    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 24, 2017.

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, Attention: Jill Graham, Senior Program and Project Specialist, 
Room 3219B, 250 E Street SW., Washington, DC, 20525.
    (2) By hand delivery or by courier to the CNCS mailroom at Room 
4300 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 the CNCS email system: jgraham@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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jill Graham, 202-606-6905, 
jgraham@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

    These application instructions will be used by applicants for 
funding through AmeriCorps State and National Grant Competitions.

Current Action

    CNCS seeks to renew the current AmeriCorps State and National 
Application Instructions. The information collection will be used in 
the same manner as the existing Instructions. CNCS also seeks to 
continue using the current application until the revised application is 
approved by OMB. The current application is due to expire on January 
31, 2017.
    Type of Review: Renewal
    Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service.
    Title: AmeriCorps Application Instructions: State Commissions, 
State and National Competitive; Professional Corps; Indian Tribes; 
States and Territories without Commissions; and State and National 
Planning.
    OMB Number: 3045-0047.
    Agency Number: None.
    Affected Public: Nonprofit organizations, State, Local, and Tribal.
    Total Respondents: 1159.
    Frequency: Annually.
    Average Time Per Response: Averages 80 hours.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 92720.
    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: January 13, 2017.
Jennifer Bastress Tahmasebi,
Acting Director, AmeriCorps State and National.
[FR Doc. 2017-01292 Filed 1-19-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 6050-28-P