Revision of Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request
The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ``Corporation''), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance 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 requirement on respondents can be properly assessed. This form is available in alternate formats. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY/TDD) may call (202) 606- 3472 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. eastern time, Monday through Friday. Currently, the Corporation is soliciting comments concerning the revision of its AmeriCorps Application for Membership (OMB Control Number 3045-0054 with an expiration date of 10/2005). Copies of the information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.
AmeriCorps National Service Program
The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ``Corporation'') is amending several provisions relating to the AmeriCorps national service program, and adding rules to clarify the Corporation's requirements for program sustainability, performance measures and evaluation, capacity-building activities by AmeriCorps members, qualifications for tutors, and other requirements.