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Download as PDF 52448 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 180 / Tuesday, September 21, 2021 / Notices use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Dated: September 15, 2021. Anthony May, Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. [FR Doc. 2021–20307 Filed 9–20–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AM–P 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 Seniors Applications Instructions, Progress Reporting, Independent Living and Respite Surveys; Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request Corporation for National and Community Service. ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment. AGENCY: The Corporation for National and Community Service, operating as AmeriCorps, has submitted a public information collection request (ICR) entitled Application Package for AmeriCorps Seniors Applications Instructions, Progress Reporting, Independent Living and Respite Surveys for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. DATES: Comments may be submitted, identified by the title of the information collection activity, by October 21, 2021. ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by calling AmeriCorps, Robin Corindo, Deputy Director, AmeriCorps Seniors, at (202) 489–5578 or by email to RCorindo@cns.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The OMB is particularly interested in comments which: lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:03 Sep 20, 2021 Jkt 253001 • 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; • Propose ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and • Propose ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments A 60-day Notice requesting public comment was published in the Federal Register on June 17, 2021 at Vol. 86, 32249. This comment period ended August 17, 2021. A total of thirty-three comments were received. All comments were reviewed and considered. We are especially sensitive to comments regarding the consequences caused due to the Covid-19 pandemic. We will continue to provide clarity on the use of the Independent Living Survey and how it can be best used as a resource to demonstrate grant outcomes. Title of Collection: Application Package for AmeriCorps Seniors Applications Instructions, Progress Reporting, Independent Living and Respite Surveys. OMB Control Number: 3045–0035. Type of Review: Renewal. Respondents/Affected Public: Businesses and Organizations OR State, Local or Tribal Governments. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 1,250. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 17,820. Abstract: The AmeriCorps Seniors Grant Application is for use by prospective and existing sponsors of AmeriCorps Senior projects under the AmeriCorps Seniors RSVP (RSVP), AmeriCorps Seniors FGP (FGP), AmeriCorps Seniors (SCP), and AmeriCorps Seniors Senior Demonstration Program (SDP). The Project Progress Report, Project Progress Report Lite and Project Report Supplement will be used to report progress toward accomplishing work plan goals and objectives, reporting volunteer and service outputs, reporting actual outcomes related to selfnominated performance measures, PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 meeting challenges encountered, describing significant activities, and requesting technical assistance. The Application Instructions and PPR, PPRLite, and PRS forms in this package conform to AmeriCorps’ web-based electronic grants management system, eGrants. 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The information collection will otherwise be used in the same manner as the existing application. AmeriCorps also seeks to continue using the current application until the revised application is approved by OMB. The current application is due to expire on 12/31/ 2021. Dated: September 10, 2021. Robin Corindo, Deputy Director, AmeriCorps Seniors. [FR Doc. 2021–20387 Filed 9–20–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6050–28–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary TRICARE; Notice of TRICARE Plan Program Changes for Calendar Year 2022 Office of the Secretary of Defense, Department of Defense (DoD). ACTION: TRICARE Plan Program Changes for Calendar Year 2022. AGENCY: This notice provides information regarding TRICARE Plan program changes for calendar year 2022. DATES: TRICARE health plan information in this notice is valid for services during calendar year 2022 (January 1, 2022–December 31, 2022). SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\21SEN1.SGM 21SEN1

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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 Seniors Applications 
Instructions, Progress Reporting, Independent Living and Respite 
Surveys; Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request

AGENCY: Corporation for National and Community Service.

ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment.

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SUMMARY: The Corporation for National and Community Service, operating 
as AmeriCorps, has submitted a public information collection request 
(ICR) entitled Application Package for AmeriCorps Seniors Applications 
Instructions, Progress Reporting, Independent Living and Respite 
Surveys for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork 
Reduction Act.

DATES: Comments may be submitted, identified by the title of the 
information collection activity, by October 21, 2021.

ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed 
information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of 
this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. Find this particular 
information collection by selecting ``Currently under 30-day Review--
Open for Public Comments'' or by using the search function.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of this ICR, with applicable 
supporting documentation, may be obtained by calling AmeriCorps, Robin 
Corindo, Deputy Director, AmeriCorps Seniors, at (202) 489-5578 or by 
email to [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The OMB is particularly interested in 
comments which:
     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;
     Propose ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity 
of the information to be collected; and
     Propose ways to minimize the burden of the collection of 
information on those who are to respond, including through the use of 
appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological 
collection techniques or other forms of information technology.

Comments

    A 60-day Notice requesting public comment was published in the 
Federal Register on June 17, 2021 at Vol. 86, 32249. This comment 
period ended August 17, 2021. A total of thirty-three comments were 
received. All comments were reviewed and considered. We are especially 
sensitive to comments regarding the consequences caused due to the 
Covid-19 pandemic. We will continue to provide clarity on the use of 
the Independent Living Survey and how it can be best used as a resource 
to demonstrate grant outcomes.
    Title of Collection: Application Package for AmeriCorps Seniors 
Applications Instructions, Progress Reporting, Independent Living and 
Respite Surveys.
    OMB Control Number: 3045-0035. Type of Review: Renewal.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Businesses and Organizations OR State, 
Local or Tribal Governments.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 1,250.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 17,820.
    Abstract: The AmeriCorps Seniors Grant Application is for use by 
prospective and existing sponsors of AmeriCorps Senior projects under 
the AmeriCorps Seniors RSVP (RSVP), AmeriCorps Seniors FGP (FGP), 
AmeriCorps Seniors (SCP), and AmeriCorps Seniors Senior Demonstration 
Program (SDP). The Project Progress Report, Project Progress Report 
Lite and Project Report Supplement will be used to report progress 
toward accomplishing work plan goals and objectives, reporting 
volunteer and service outputs, reporting actual outcomes related to 
self-nominated performance measures, meeting challenges encountered, 
describing significant activities, and requesting technical assistance. 
The Application Instructions and PPR, PPR-Lite, and PRS forms in this 
package conform to AmeriCorps' web-based electronic grants management 
system, eGrants. The SCP Independent Living Survey and SCP Respite 
Survey are instruments that collect information from a sample of Senior 
Companion clients and caregivers. The purpose of the surveys is to 
assess the feasibility of conducting a longitudinal, quasi-experimental 
evaluation of the impact of independent living and respite services on 
clients' social ties and perceived social support. The results of the 
surveys may also be used to inform the feasibility of using a similar 
instrument to measure client and caregiver outcomes for an evaluation 
of RSVP. AmeriCorps seeks to renew the current information collection. 
The revisions are intended to (1) provide additional clarity on 
existing guidance (Grant Application Instructions, Program Progress 
Report, and Respite and Independent Living survey) and seek additional 
information on populations served by AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers 
(Progress Report Supplement). The information collection will otherwise 
be used in the same manner as the existing application. AmeriCorps also 
seeks to continue using the current application until the revised 
application is approved by OMB. The current application is due to 
expire on 12/31/2021.

    Dated: September 10, 2021.
Robin Corindo,
Deputy Director, AmeriCorps Seniors.
[FR Doc. 2021-20387 Filed 9-20-21; 8:45 am]
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