Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Application Package for AmeriCorps Program Life Cycle Evaluation-Opioid Recovery Coach Model Bundled Evaluation, 26703-26704 [2021-10330]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 93 / Monday, May 17, 2021 / Notices organizations? AmeriCorps will conduct a bundled evaluation of grantees that are implementing VGF grants. Bundling allows AmeriCorps to combine a group of small programs across different funding streams with similar program models and intended outcomes into a single evaluation. Spanning 27 months, the evaluation will work with 15 grantees to examine program design, implementation, and outcomes using surveys, interviews, and focus groups with a wide range of stakeholders including grantee staff, program implementers, volunteers, and beneficiaries. This is a new information collection. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the 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 collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (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; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Burden means the total time, effort, or financial resources expended by persons to generate, maintain, retain, disclose or provide information to or for a Federal agency. This includes the time needed to review instructions; to develop, acquire, install and utilize technology and systems for the purpose of collecting, validating and verifying information, processing and maintaining information, and disclosing and providing information; to train personnel and to be able to respond to a collection of information, to search data sources, to complete and review the collection of information; and to transmit or otherwise disclose the information. All written comments will be available for public inspection on regulations.gov. Dated: May 12, 2021. Lily Zandniapour, Research and Evaluation Manager. [FR Doc. 2021–10333 Filed 5–14–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6050–28–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:56 May 14, 2021 Jkt 253001 CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Application Package for AmeriCorps Program Life Cycle Evaluation—Opioid Recovery Coach Model Bundled Evaluation The Corporation for National and Community Service. ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Corporation for National and Community Service, operating as AmeriCorps, is proposing a new information collection. DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the individual and office listed in the ADDRESSES section by July 16, 2021. 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: AmeriCorps, Attention Lily Zandniapour, 250 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20525. (2) By hand delivery or by courier to the AmeriCorps mailroom 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. Comments submitted in response to this notice may be made available to the public through regulations.gov. For this reason, please do not include in your comments information of a confidential nature, such as sensitive personal information or proprietary information. If you send an email comment, your email address will be automatically captured and included as part of the comment that is placed in the public docket and made available on the internet. Please note that responses to this public comment request containing any routine notice about the confidentiality of the communication will be treated as public comment that may be made available to the public, notwithstanding the inclusion of the routine notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Xiaodong Zhang, 703–251–0883, or by email at xiaodong.zhang@icf.com. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title of Collection: AmeriCorps Program Life Cycle Evaluation—Opioid SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 26703 Recovery Coach Model Bundled Evaluation. OMB Control Number: TBD. Type of Review: New. Respondents/Affected Public: Grantees, beneficiaries, and peer recovery coaches. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 434 respondents. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 188 hours. Abstract: The purpose of this evaluation is to study questions regarding grantees’ use of the peer recovery coach model and better determine how effective the model is at increasing individuals’ recovery capital, increasing attendance of health services, and decreasing incidence of substance use as well as on the peer recovery coaches and grantee organizations. The research questions for this evaluation are: 1. Determine what recovery coach models look like (activity, setting, modality, etc.). 2. Describe promising practices and challenges in implementing these models. 3. Measure the effectiveness of the recovery coach model in improving outcomes for grantee organizations, recovery coaches, and beneficiaries. AmeriCorps will conduct a bundled evaluation of grantees that are implementing opioid recovery coaching models. Bundling allows AmeriCorps to combine a group of small programs across different funding streams with similar program models and intended outcomes into a single evaluation. Spanning 27 months, the evaluation will work with 14 grantees to examine program design, implementation, and outcomes using surveys, interviews, and focus groups with a wide range of stakeholders, including grantee staff, volunteers who support the peer recovery coach model, beneficiaries, and staff at organizations which partner with grantees. This is a new information collection. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the 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 collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or E:\FR\FM\17MYN1.SGM 17MYN1 26704 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 93 / Monday, May 17, 2021 / Notices other forms of information technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Burden means the total time, effort, or financial resources expended by persons to generate, maintain, retain, disclose or provide information to or for a Federal agency. This includes the time needed to review instructions; to develop, acquire, install and utilize technology and systems for the purpose of collecting, validating and verifying information, processing and maintaining information, and disclosing and providing information; to train personnel and to be able to respond to a collection of information, to search data sources, to complete and review the collection of information; and to transmit or otherwise disclose the information. All written comments will be available for public inspection on regulations.gov. Dated: May 12, 2021. Lily Zandniapour, Research and Evaluation Manager. [FR Doc. 2021–10330 Filed 5–14–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6050–28–P COUNCIL OF THE INSPECTORS GENERAL ON INTEGRITY AND EFFICIENCY Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency (CIGIE). ACTION: Notice of a new system of records. AGENCY: CIGIE proposes to establish a system of records that is subject to the Privacy Act of 1974. Pursuant to Public Law 116–136, CIGIE proposes this system of records in furtherance of the statutory mandate of CIGIE’s Pandemic Response Accountability Committee (PRAC) to conduct oversight of the funds disseminated per the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act); the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2020; the Families First Coronavirus Response Act; divisions M and N of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021; and any other act primarily making appropriations for Coronavirus response and related activities. DATES: This proposal will be effective without further notice on June 16, 2021 unless comments are received that SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:56 May 14, 2021 Jkt 253001 would result in a contrary determination. ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by ‘‘CIGIE–6’’ by any of the following methods: 1. Mail: Council of Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency, 1717 H Street NW, Suite 825, Washington, DC, 20006. ATTN: Virginia Grebasch/CIGIE– 6, Notice of New System of Records. 2. Email: comments@cigie.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Virginia Grebasch, Senior Counsel, Pandemic Response Accountability Committee, Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency, (202) 292–2600 or comments@cigie.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In 2008, Congress established CIGIE as an independent entity within the executive branch in order to address integrity, economy, and effectiveness issues that transcend individual Government agencies; and increase the professionalism and effectiveness of personnel by developing policies, standards, and approaches to aid in the establishment of a well-trained and highly skilled workforce in the offices of the Inspector General. CIGIE’s membership is comprised of all Inspectors General whose offices are established under the Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended, 5 U.S.C. app (IG Act), as well as the Controller of the Office of Federal Financial Management, a designated official of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Director of the Office of Government Ethics, the Special Counsel of the Office of Special Counsel, the Deputy Director of the Office of Personnel Management, the Deputy Director for Management of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and the Inspectors General of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, Central Intelligence Agency, Library of Congress, Capitol Police, Government Publishing Office, Government Accountability Office, and the Architect of the Capitol. The Deputy Director for Management of OMB serves as the Executive Chairperson of CIGIE. Section 15010 of Public Law 116–136, established the PRAC as a committee within CIGIE. The mission of the PRAC is to promote transparency and conduct and support oversight to: (1) Prevent and detect fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement of covered funds; and (2) mitigate major risks that cut across programs and agencies with respect to covered funds. The term ‘‘covered funds’’ means any funds, including but not limited to loans, that are made available in any form to any non-Federal entity, not including an individual, under: The CARES Act; the Coronavirus PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2020; the Families First Coronavirus Response Act; divisions M and N of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021; or any other act primarily making appropriations for the Federal Government’s Coronavirus response and related activities. The new system of records described in this notice, the PRAC Accountability Data System (CIGIE–6), will enable CIGIE to carry out its responsibilities to conduct oversight of covered funds and the Coronavirus response. In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552a(r), CIGIE has provided a report of this new system of records to OMB and to Congress. The new system of records reads as follows: SYSTEM NAME AND NUMBER: PRAC Accountability Data System (PADS)—CIGIE–6. SECURITY CLASSIFICATION: Controlled Unclassified Information. SYSTEM LOCATION: The location of paper records contained within the PADS is the headquarters of the Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency (CIGIE), 1717 H Street NW, Suite 825, Washington, DC 20006. Records maintained in electronic form are principally located in contractorhosted data centers in the United States. Contact the System Manager identified below for additional information. SYSTEM MANAGER(S): Executive Director, Pandemic Response Accountability Committee, Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency, 1717 H Street NW, Suite 825, Washington, DC 20006, (202) 292–2600, cigie.information@ cigie.gov. AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM: Section 11 of the Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended, 5 U.S.C. app (IG Act); 5 U.S.C. 301; 44 U.S.C. 3101; Public Law 116–136; Public Law 116– 123; Public Law 116–127; and any other act primarily making appropriations for Coronavirus response and related activities. PURPOSE(S) OF THE SYSTEM: To carry out the PRAC’s responsibilities to conduct oversight of any funds, including but not limited to loans, that are made available in any form to any non-Federal entity, not including an individual, under: Public Law 116–136; Public Law 116–123; Public Law 116–127; or any other act primarily making appropriations for Coronavirus response and related E:\FR\FM\17MYN1.SGM 17MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 93 (Monday, May 17, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 26703-26704]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the 
Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment 
Request; Application Package for AmeriCorps Program Life Cycle 
Evaluation--Opioid Recovery Coach Model Bundled Evaluation

AGENCY: The Corporation for National and Community Service.

ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
Corporation for National and Community Service, operating as 
AmeriCorps, is proposing a new information collection.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the individual and office 
listed in the ADDRESSES section by July 16, 2021.

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: AmeriCorps, Attention Lily Zandniapour, 250 E 
Street SW, Washington, DC 20525.
    (2) By hand delivery or by courier to the AmeriCorps mailroom 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.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice may be made available 
to the public through regulations.gov. For this reason, please do not 
include in your comments information of a confidential nature, such as 
sensitive personal information or proprietary information. If you send 
an email comment, your email address will be automatically captured and 
included as part of the comment that is placed in the public docket and 
made available on the internet. Please note that responses to this 
public comment request containing any routine notice about the 
confidentiality of the communication will be treated as public comment 
that may be made available to the public, notwithstanding the inclusion 
of the routine notice.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Xiaodong Zhang, 703-251-0883, or by 
email at [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title of Collection: AmeriCorps Program Life Cycle Evaluation--
Opioid Recovery Coach Model Bundled Evaluation.
    OMB Control Number: TBD. Type of Review: New.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Grantees, beneficiaries, and peer 
recovery coaches.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 434 respondents.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 188 hours.
    Abstract: The purpose of this evaluation is to study questions 
regarding grantees' use of the peer recovery coach model and better 
determine how effective the model is at increasing individuals' 
recovery capital, increasing attendance of health services, and 
decreasing incidence of substance use as well as on the peer recovery 
coaches and grantee organizations. The research questions for this 
evaluation are:
    1. Determine what recovery coach models look like (activity, 
setting, modality, etc.).
    2. Describe promising practices and challenges in implementing 
these models.
    3. Measure the effectiveness of the recovery coach model in 
improving outcomes for grantee organizations, recovery coaches, and 
beneficiaries.
    AmeriCorps will conduct a bundled evaluation of grantees that are 
implementing opioid recovery coaching models. Bundling allows 
AmeriCorps to combine a group of small programs across different 
funding streams with similar program models and intended outcomes into 
a single evaluation. Spanning 27 months, the evaluation will work with 
14 grantees to examine program design, implementation, and outcomes 
using surveys, interviews, and focus groups with a wide range of 
stakeholders, including grantee staff, volunteers who support the peer 
recovery coach model, beneficiaries, and staff at organizations which 
partner with grantees. This is a new information collection.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and/or included in the request for OMB approval. Comments are invited 
on: (a) Whether the 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 collection of information; (c) 
ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to 
be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of 
information on respondents, including through the use of automated 
collection techniques or

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other forms of information technology; and (e) estimates of capital or 
start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of 
services to provide information. Burden means the total time, effort, 
or financial resources expended by persons to generate, maintain, 
retain, disclose or provide information to or for a Federal agency. 
This includes the time needed to review instructions; to develop, 
acquire, install and utilize technology and systems for the purpose of 
collecting, validating and verifying information, processing and 
maintaining information, and disclosing and providing information; to 
train personnel and to be able to respond to a collection of 
information, to search data sources, to complete and review the 
collection of information; and to transmit or otherwise disclose the 
information. All written comments will be available for public 
inspection on regulations.gov.

    Dated: May 12, 2021.
Lily Zandniapour,
Research and Evaluation Manager.
[FR Doc. 2021-10330 Filed 5-14-21; 8:45 am]
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