Information Collection; Volunteer Application and Agreement for Natural and Cultural Resources Agencies, 46956 [2017-21667]

Download as PDF 46956 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 194 / Tuesday, October 10, 2017 / Notices have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of the Agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Dated: October 4, 2017. Bruce Summers, Acting Administrator, Agricultural Marketing Service. [FR Doc. 2017–21735 Filed 10–6–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–02–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Information Collection; Volunteer Application and Agreement for Natural and Cultural Resources Agencies Forest Service, USDA. Notice; request for comment. AGENCY: ACTION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Forest Service is seeking comments from all interested individuals and organizations on the extension with revision of a currently approved information collection entitled, Volunteer Application for Natural Resources Agencies. DATES: Comments must be received in writing on or before December 11, 2017 to be assured of consideration. Comments received after that date will be considered to the extent practicable. ADDRESSES: Comments concerning this notice should be addressed to Merlene Mazyck, Volunteers & Service, Forest Service, USDA, 201 14th St. SW., Washington, DC 20250–1125. Comments also may be submitted via email to: ncoyote@fs.fed.us. The public may inspect comments received at Forest Service, USDA, 201 14th St. SW., Washington, DC during normal business hours. Visitors are encouraged to call ahead to 202–205– 0650 to facilitate entry to the building. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Merlene Mazyck, Volunteers & Service, 202–205–0650. Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1–800–877–8339, between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., Eastern Standard time, Monday through Friday. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:26 Oct 06, 2017 Jkt 244001 Title: Volunteer Service Packet for Natural & Cultural Resources. OMB Number: 0596–0080. Expiration Date of Approval: 12/31/ 2017. Type of Request: Extension with Revision. Abstract: The collected information is needed by participating natural resources agencies to manage agency volunteer programs. Information is collected from potential and selected volunteers of all ages. Those under the age of 18 years must have written consent from a parent or guardian. Participating Agencies The volunteer programs of the following natural resource agencies are included: Department of Agriculture: U.S. Forest Service, and Natural Resources Conservation Service; Department of the Interior: National Park Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, and U.S. Geological Survey; Department of Defense: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; Department of Commerce: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration—Office of National Marine Sanctuaries. Forms OF–301 Volunteer Application: Individuals interested in volunteering may access the National Federal volunteer opportunities Web site (http:// www.volunteer.gov), individual agency Web sites, and/or contact agencies to request a Volunteer Application (OF– 301). Applicants provide name, address, telephone number, age, preferred work categories, available dates, preferred location, indication of physical limitations, and lodging preferences. Information collected using this form assists agency volunteer coordinators and other personnel in matching volunteers with agency opportunities appropriate for an applicant’s skills and physical condition and availability. Signature of a parent or guardian is mandatory for applicants under 18 years of age. OF–301A Volunteer Service Agreement: This form is used by participating resource agencies to document agreements for volunteer services between a Federal agency and individual or group volunteers, including international volunteers. Signature of parent or guardian is PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 mandatory for applicants under 18 years of age. OF–301B Volunteer Group Sign-up: This form is used by participating resource agencies to document awareness and understanding by individuals in groups about the volunteer activities between a Federal agency and a partner organization with group participants. Signature of parent or guardian is mandatory for applicants under 18 years of age. Estimate of Annual Burden: 15 minutes per form. Type of Respondents: Individuals. Estimated Annual Number of Respondents: 500,000. Estimated Annual Number of Responses per Respondent: 2.5. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 125,000 hours. Comment is invited: Comment is invited on: (1) Whether this collection of information is necessary for the stated purposes and the proper performance of the functions of the Agency, including whether the information will have practical or scientific utility; (2) the accuracy of the Agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including the use of automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. All comments received in response to this notice, including names and addresses when provided, will be a matter of public record. Comments will be summarized and included in the submission request toward Office of Management and Budget approval. Dated: September 22, 2017. Glenn Casamassa, Associate Deputy Chief, National Forest System. [FR Doc. 2017–21667 Filed 10–6–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3411–15–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Information Collection; Urban Forest in Atlanta, GA Forest Service, USDA. Notice; request for comment. AGENCY: ACTION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\10OCN1.SGM 10OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Forest Service


Information Collection; Volunteer Application and Agreement for 
Natural and Cultural Resources Agencies

AGENCY: Forest Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice; request for comment.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
Forest Service is seeking comments from all interested individuals and 
organizations on the extension with revision of a currently approved 
information collection entitled, Volunteer Application for Natural 
Resources Agencies.

DATES: Comments must be received in writing on or before December 11, 
2017 to be assured of consideration. Comments received after that date 
will be considered to the extent practicable.

ADDRESSES: Comments concerning this notice should be addressed to 
Merlene Mazyck, Volunteers & Service, Forest Service, USDA, 201 14th 
St. SW., Washington, DC 20250-1125. Comments also may be submitted via 
email to: ncoyote@fs.fed.us.
    The public may inspect comments received at Forest Service, USDA, 
201 14th St. SW., Washington, DC during normal business hours. Visitors 
are encouraged to call ahead to 202-205-0650 to facilitate entry to the 
building.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Merlene Mazyck, Volunteers & Service, 
202-205-0650. Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the 
deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1-800-877-8339, 
between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., Eastern Standard time, Monday through 
Friday.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Volunteer Service Packet for Natural & Cultural Resources.
    OMB Number: 0596-0080.
    Expiration Date of Approval: 12/31/2017.
    Type of Request: Extension with Revision.
    Abstract: The collected information is needed by participating 
natural resources agencies to manage agency volunteer programs. 
Information is collected from potential and selected volunteers of all 
ages. Those under the age of 18 years must have written consent from a 
parent or guardian.

Participating Agencies

    The volunteer programs of the following natural resource agencies 
are included:
    Department of Agriculture: U.S. Forest Service, and Natural 
Resources Conservation Service;
    Department of the Interior: National Park Service, U.S. Fish and 
Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation, 
Bureau of Indian Affairs, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and 
Enforcement, and U.S. Geological Survey;
    Department of Defense: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers;
    Department of Commerce: National Oceanic and Atmospheric 
Administration--Office of National Marine Sanctuaries.

Forms

    OF-301 Volunteer Application: Individuals interested in 
volunteering may access the National Federal volunteer opportunities 
Web site (http://www.volunteer.gov), individual agency Web sites, and/
or contact agencies to request a Volunteer Application (OF-301).
    Applicants provide name, address, telephone number, age, preferred 
work categories, available dates, preferred location, indication of 
physical limitations, and lodging preferences. Information collected 
using this form assists agency volunteer coordinators and other 
personnel in matching volunteers with agency opportunities appropriate 
for an applicant's skills and physical condition and availability. 
Signature of a parent or guardian is mandatory for applicants under 18 
years of age.
    OF-301A Volunteer Service Agreement: This form is used by 
participating resource agencies to document agreements for volunteer 
services between a Federal agency and individual or group volunteers, 
including international volunteers. Signature of parent or guardian is 
mandatory for applicants under 18 years of age.
    OF-301B Volunteer Group Sign-up: This form is used by participating 
resource agencies to document awareness and understanding by 
individuals in groups about the volunteer activities between a Federal 
agency and a partner organization with group participants. Signature of 
parent or guardian is mandatory for applicants under 18 years of age.
    Estimate of Annual Burden: 15 minutes per form.
    Type of Respondents: Individuals.
    Estimated Annual Number of Respondents: 500,000.
    Estimated Annual Number of Responses per Respondent: 2.5.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 125,000 hours.
    Comment is invited:
    Comment is invited on: (1) Whether this collection of information 
is necessary for the stated purposes and the proper performance of the 
functions of the Agency, including whether the information will have 
practical or scientific utility; (2) the accuracy of the Agency's 
estimate of the burden of the collection of information, including the 
validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance 
the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; 
and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on 
respondents, including the use of automated, electronic, mechanical, or 
other technological collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.
    All comments received in response to this notice, including names 
and addresses when provided, will be a matter of public record. 
Comments will be summarized and included in the submission request 
toward Office of Management and Budget approval.

    Dated: September 22, 2017.
Glenn Casamassa,
Associate Deputy Chief, National Forest System.
[FR Doc. 2017-21667 Filed 10-6-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3411-15-P