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Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E6-14611
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-09-05
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ``Corporation''), has submitted a public information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Pub. L. 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, Mr. David Premo, at (202) 606-6717, (dpremo@cns.gov); (TTY/TDD) at (202) 606-5256 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time, Monday through Friday.
AmeriCorps Online Payment System Launched
Document Number: E6-14470
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-30
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service is announcing a new online payment system that will allow Segal AmeriCorps Education Award payment requests and other benefits-related requests from AmeriCorps members to be submitted and processed online. The new system eliminates the need to submit and process paper forms, while increasing the accuracy of the data and the speed with which payments are made. The new system became available for institutions registration on August 16, 2006.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E6-9602
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-06-20
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ``Corporation''), 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. 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, the Corporation is soliciting comments concerning its proposed voluntary online registration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service projects. Copies of the information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.
Sunshine Act Notice
Document Number: 06-4690
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-05-18
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
Information Collection; Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request
Document Number: E6-7252
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-05-12
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ``Corporation''), has submitted a public information collection request (ICR) entitled the Field Network Pilot Study of Cost-Sharing in VISTA, Field Guide and Survey (hereinafter ``the VISTA Cost-Share Study'') to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 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, Mr. John Foster-Bey at (202) 606-6635. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY-TDD) may call (202) 606-3472 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. eastern time, Monday through Friday.
Information Collection; Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request
Document Number: E6-6908
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-05-08
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ``Corporation''), has submitted a public information collection request (ICR) entitled Requests for Budget Amendment Related to Disaster Relief Effort, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13, (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). A copy of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by contacting the Corporation for National and Community Service, AmeriCorps, Amy Borgstrom, Associate Director of Policy, (202) 606-6930, or by e-mail at ABorgstrom@cns.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY-TDD) may call (202) 606-3472 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. eastern time, Monday through Friday.
Information Collection; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E6-5714
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-18
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ``Corporation''), has submitted a public information collection request (ICR) entitled CNCS Disaster Response Information Collection to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 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, Mr. Hank Oltmann, (202) 606-6844 or by e-mail: holtmann@cns.gov; or Mr. Nathan Dietz, (202) 606-6663 or by e-mail: Ndietz@cns.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY-TDD) may call (202) 606-3472 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern time, Monday through Friday.
Information Collection; Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request
Document Number: E6-4512
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-29
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ``Corporation''), has submitted a public information collection request (ICR) entitled the Application for the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Pub. L. 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, Mr. Robert Davidson at (202) 606-6906. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY-TDD) may call (202) 606- 3472 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. eastern time, Monday through Friday.
Information Collection; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E6-3970
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-20
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ''Corporation''), has submitted a public information collection request (ICR) entitled Volunteer and Service Recipient Survey Components of the Senior Corps Performance Surveys to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 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, Mr. Nathan Dietz, at (202) 606-6663, (Ndietz@cns.gov). Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY-TDD) may call (202) 606- 3472 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern time, Monday through Friday.
Information Collection; Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request
Document Number: E6-3838
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-16
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ``Corporation''), has submitted a public information collection request (ICR) entitled the National Evaluation of Youth Corps to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 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, Ms. Lillian Dote at (202) 606-6984. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY-TDD) may call (202) 606-3472 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. eastern time, Monday through Friday.
Information Collection; Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request
Document Number: E6-3837
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-16
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ``Corporation''), has submitted a public information collection request (ICR) entitled Collection of State Service Plans from State Commissions, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13, (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). A copy of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by contacting the Corporation for National and Community Service, AmeriCorps, Amy Borgstrom, Associate Director of Policy, (202) 606-6930, or by e-mail at ABorstrom@cns.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY-TDD) may call (202) 606-3472 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. eastern time, Monday through Friday.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E6-3038
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-03
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ``Corporation''), 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, the Corporation is soliciting comments concerning its proposed marketing questionnaire to help inform volunteer and member recruitment efforts for its various programs and initiatives. The survey, which would be completed voluntarily by current and prospective volunteers or program participants (for example, AmeriCorps members or RSVP volunteers), would be conducted online with visitors to the Corporation's website domains and in focus groups and public discussions with current and prospective volunteers and program participants. Completion of the survey is voluntary. Copies of the information collection requests can be obtained by contacting the office listed in the address section of this notice.
AmeriCorps Grant Applications From Professional Corps
Document Number: E6-2935
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-03-02
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service is proposing to amend title 45 Code of Federal Regulations, part 2522.240(b)(2)(ii), to remove the restriction on certain professional corps programs from applying through State Commissions for AmeriCorps State competitive funds. The proposed amendment would realign the regulations with the authorizing statutory language. In the Rules Section of this Federal Register, the Corporation is taking direct final action on the proposed amendment because we view the amendments as non-controversial and anticipate no adverse comments. The Corporation has provided a detailed rationale for the amendment in the direct final rule. If the Corporation receives no adverse comments, the amendment set forth in the direct final action will become effective and we will take no further action on this proposed rule. If the Corporation receives adverse comments on the amendment, we will publish a timely withdrawal in the Federal Register of the direct final rule informing the public that the direct final rule will not take effect, and we will address public comments received in a subsequent final rule based on the proposed rule. The Corporation will not institute a second comment period on the subsequent final rule. Any one interested in commenting on this document should do so at this time.
AmeriCorps Grant Applications From Professional Corps
Document Number: 06-1934
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-03-02
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
This direct final action amends title 45 Code of Federal Regulations, part 2522.240(b)(2), to remove the restriction on certain professional corps programs from applying through State Commissions for AmeriCorps State competitive funds. The amendment realigns the regulations with the authorizing statutory language.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E6-2656
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-02-24
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ``Corporation''), 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, the Corporation is soliciting comments on the proposed survey for the AmeriCorps Tutoring Evaluation. The survey will be completed by selected AmeriCorps State and National programs that provide tutoring services and that may be subject to the proposed AmeriCorps standards for tutors and tutoring programs. Many of these programs receive all or part of their funding from the Corporation. Copies of the information collection requests can be obtained by contacting the office listed in the address section of this notice.
Senior Corps; Schedule of Income Eligibility Levels
Document Number: E6-2595
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-02-24
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
This Notice revises the schedules of income eligibility levels for participation in the Foster Grandparent Program (FGP) and the Senior Companion Program (SCP) of the Corporation for National and Community Service, published in 70 FR 17981-17983, April 8, 2005.
Information Collection; Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request
Document Number: E6-2593
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-02-24
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ``Corporation''), has submitted a public information collection request (ICR) entitled AmeriCorps Application Instructions: State Competitive, State Education Award Program, National Direct, National Direct Education Award Program, National Professional Corps, Indian Tribes, States and Territories without Commissions, and National Planning, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13, (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). A copy of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by contacting the Corporation for National and Community Service, AmeriCorps, Amy Borgstrom, Associate Director of Policy, (202) 606-6930, or by e-mail at ABorgstrom@cns.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY-TDD) may call (202) 606-3472 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. eastern time, Monday through Friday.
Information Collection; Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request
Document Number: E6-2432
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-02-22
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ``Corporation''), has submitted a public information collection request (ICR) entitled AmeriCorps State and National Information Collection Related to Disaster Relief Efforts, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Pub. L. 104-13, (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). A copy of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by contacting the Corporation for National and Community Service, AmeriCorps, Amy Borgstrom, Associate Director of Policy, (202) 606-6930, or by e-mail at ABorgstrom@cns.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY-TDD) may call (202) 606-3472 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. eastern time, Monday through Friday.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E6-1456
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-02-03
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ``Corporation''), 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. 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, the Corporation is soliciting comments concerning the fourth round of data collection for the Longitudinal Evaluation of AmeriCorps. This long term study is based on the hypothesis that participation in national service may lead to measurable outcomes for AmeriCorps participants. Earlier rounds of data collection were conducted at baseline, and at 12 and 36 months after baseline. The study uses a quasi-experimental design to assess program impacts on program participants. Copies of the information collection requests can be obtained by contacting the office listed in the address section of this notice.
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 06-1049
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-02-03
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act
Document Number: E6-1220
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-02-01
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service (Corporation) proposes regulations to implement the Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act of 1986 (Act). The Act authorizes certain Federal agencies, including the Corporation, to impose, through administrative adjudication, civil penalties and assessments against any person who makes, submits, or presents a false, fictitious, or fraudulent claim or written statement to the agency. The proposed regulations establish the procedures the Corporation will follow in implementing the provisions of the Act and specifies the hearing and appeal rights of persons subject to penalties and assessments under the Act. They also designate the Corporation's Chief Financial Officer to act on behalf of the Chief Executive Officer in carrying out certain duties and responsibilities under the regulations.
Information Collection Currently Approved Through Emergency Clearance; Comment Request
Document Number: E6-712
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-01-23
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ``Corporation''), 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. 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, the Corporation is soliciting comments concerning its proposed renewal of its Disaster Response Database (DRD). The DRD is a data collection tool that allows the Corporation to collect information from its programs and grantees on disaster response activities across the country. This tool serves as a central repository of information on Corporation disaster response activities for reporting to the public. Copies of the information collection requests can be obtained by contacting the office listed in the address section of this notice.
National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) Advisory Board Meeting
Document Number: E6-507
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-01-19
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service is issuing this notice under Public Law 92-463 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) to advise the public that the January 19, 2006 meeting of the AmeriCorps NCCC Advisory Board has been cancelled and replaced with a February 8, 2006 meeting. The Board advises the Director of the NCCC concerning the administration of the program and assists in the development and administration of the Corps: Date and Time: Wednesday, February 8, 2006, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Place: Corporation for National and Community Service, 1201 New York Avenue, NW., 8th Floor, Room 8312, Washington, DC 20525. Status: Open. Matters To Be Considered: The Board will discuss a proposal that establishes two new committees of the Advisory Board, which should result in the Board being in a position to better support and advance the overall goals and objectives of the NCCC. These two committees will be concerned primarily with Board development and strategic initiatives, respectively. Accommodations: Upon request, meeting notices will be made available in alternative formats to accommodate visual and hearing impairments. Anyone who needs an interpreter or other accommodation should notify the Corporation's contact person by 5 p.m. Thursday, February 2, 2006.
NCCC Advisory Board Meeting
Document Number: E6-92
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-01-10
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E5-8312
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-01-05
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ``Corporation''), 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. 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, the Corporation is soliciting comments on its proposed ``Application for the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll'' which will involve the collection of information from institutions of higher education concerning their community service- related activities. This information will provide the basis for a national honor roll and awards program intended to promote awareness of higher education community service efforts and to inspire expanded and more effective service efforts. In support of the Universities Rebuilding America Program (discussed below), this application and data collection include sections on the service activities of institutions of higher education, their students, faculty and staff, in response to the significant devastation caused by this last year's Atlantic and Gulf hurricanes. Copies of the information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E5-8255
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-01-04
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ``Corporation''), 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. 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, the Corporation is soliciting comments on the proposed baseline survey for the National Evaluation of Youth Corps. This survey will be completed by individuals applying for participation in a nationally representative sample of Youth Corps programs. Youth Corps are programs that provide young adults, particularly those that are educationally and/or economically disadvantaged, with a combination of work experience, education and community service. Many of the Youth Corps programs receive all or part of their funding from the Corporation. Copies of the information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E5-7663
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-22
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ``Corporation''), has submitted a public information collection request (ICR) entitled AmeriCorps Application Instructions: State Competitive, State Education Award Program, National Direct, National Direct Education Award Program, National Professional Corps, Indian Tribes, States and Territories without Commissions, and National Planning, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13, (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). A copy of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by contacting the Corporation for National and Community Service, AmeriCorps, Amy Borgstrom, Associate Director of Policy, (202) 606-6930, or by e-mail at ABorgstrom@cns.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY-TDD) may call (202) 565-2799 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. eastern time, Monday through Friday. Copies of the information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed in the address section of this notice.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E5-7324
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-14
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ``Corporation''), has submitted an information collection request (ICR) entitled AmeriCorps State and National Information Collections Related to Disaster Relief Efforts to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, (PRA 95) (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). A copy of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by contacting the Corporation for National and Community Service, AmeriCorps State and National, Amy Borgstrom, Associate Director for Policy, (202) 606-6930, or by e-mail at Aborgstrom@cns.gov. 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. Copies of the information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed in the address section of this notice.
Information Collection; Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request
Document Number: E5-6885
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-06
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ``Corporation''), has submitted a public information collection request (ICR) entitled Application Instructions for State Commissions, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13, (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). A copy of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by contacting the Corporation for National and Community Service, AmeriCorps, Amy Borgstrom, Associate Director of Policy, (202) 606-6930, or by e-mail at ABorgstrom@cns.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY-TDD) may call (202) 565-2799 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. eastern time, Monday through Friday.
Information Collection; OMB Approval Request
Document Number: E5-6884
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-06
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ``Corporation''), has submitted the following public information collection request (ICR) entitled ``Volunteer Service Hour Tracking Tool''to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) (44 U.S.C. section 3506 (c)(2)(A)) A copy of the IRC, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by calling the Corporation for National and Community Service, Ms. Kari Dunn, Executive Director, Presidents Council on Service and Civic Participation, 202-606-6708. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY-TDD) may call (202) 606-3472 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern time, Monday through Friday.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E5-6523
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-25
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ``Corporation''), 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. This form is available in alternate formats. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY/TDD) may call (202) 606- 5256 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Eastern time, Monday through Friday. Currently, the Corporation is soliciting comments concerning its proposed collection of State Service Plans from State Commissions. These plans are submitted by State Commissions as required by statute. The plans are elicited in order to assure that national service and volunteer service entities within a state are aware of each other and are coordinating activities to maximize their ability to leverage both human and financial resources in order to address significant unmet community needs. Copies of the information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed in the address section of this notice.
Current Information Collection With Revisions; Comment Request
Document Number: 05-23247
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-25
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ``'Corporation'''), 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. 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, the Corporation is soliciting comments concerning changes to an existing information collection activity, the RSVP Station Supervisor Survey (OMB Number 3045-0097), which is a component of the Performance Surveys for its three Senior Corps programs: the Foster Grandparent Program, the Senior Companion Program, and RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program). Copies of the information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. This form is available in alternate formats. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY/TDD) may call (202) 606-5256 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Eastern time, Monday through Friday.
Current Information Collection with Revisions; Comment Request
Document Number: 05-23246
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-25
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ``Corporation''), 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. 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, the Corporation is soliciting comments concerning changes to an existing information collection activity, the RSVP Volunteer Survey (OMB Number: 3045-0098), which is a component of the Performance Surveys for its three Senior Corps programs: the Foster Grandparent Program, the Senior Companion Program, and RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program). Copies of the information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. This form is available in alternate formats. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY/TDD) may call (202) 606-5256 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Eastern time, Monday through Friday.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 05-23245
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-25
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ``Corporation''), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, will submit the following public information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35)). 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, the Corporation is soliciting comments concerning its proposed data collection instrument entitled: Field Network Pilot Study VISTA Cost Sharing Report Form and Survey. The information will be used by the Corporation's VISTA program to improve its understanding of the factors that determine cost sharing among VISTA sponsor organizations. The goal is to develop more effective strategies for encouraging cost sharing arrangements among VISTA sponsor organizations. Copies of the information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY-TDD) may call (202) 565-2799 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern time, Monday through Friday.
Proposed Information Collection; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 05-22469
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-10
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ``Corporation''), has submitted the following public information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13), (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Copies of the ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by calling the Corporation for National and Community Service, Niloufer De Silva, 202-606-5000 ext. 6912. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY-TDD) may call (202) 565- 2799 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern time, Monday through Friday.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 05-22386
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-10
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ``Corporation''), 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. 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, the Corporation is soliciting comments concerning its proposed Grant Application Review Process (GARP) Evaluation. Peer Reviewers and Facilitators in order to provide feedback and criticism of the peer review portion of the GARP will use this evaluation in order for the Corporation to provide continuous improvement to the process. Copies of the information collection requests can be obtained by contacting the office listed in the address section of this notice.
Proposed Information Collection; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 05-22385
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-10
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ``Corporation''), has submitted the following public information collection request (ICR) entitled Spirit of Service Awards Nomination Guidelines and ApplicationCorporate to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) (44 U.S.C. section 3506(c)(2)(A)). A copy of the IRC, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by calling the Corporation for National and Community Service, Mr. David Premo at (202) 606-6717. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY-TDD) may call (202) 606-3472 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. eastern time, Monday through Friday.
Renewal of a Currently Approved Information Collection With Revisions; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 05-22023
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-04
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the Corporation'') has submitted a public information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 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, Tim McManus, Director of Marketing at (202) 606-6723. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY-TDD) may call (800) 833- 3722 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. eastern standard time, Monday through Friday.
Information Collection; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 05-21955
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-03
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ``Corporation'') has submitted a public information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 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, Ms. Angela Roberts, at (202) 606-6822, (aroberts@cns.gov); (TTY/TDD) at (202) 606-5256 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. eastern time, Monday through Friday.
Information Collection; Submission for OMB Emergency Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 05-21903
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-02
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ``Corporation''), has submitted the following information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, (PRA 95) (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). The Corporation has requested OMB to review and approve its emergency request for a period of six months. A copy of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by contacting the Corporation for National and Community Service, Disaster Response Team, Mr. Mikel Herrington, (202) 606-6706 or by e-mail at mherrington@cns.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY-TDD) may call (202) 565-2799 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. eastern time, Monday through Friday.
AmeriCorps State and National, Senior Corps, and Learn and Serve
Document Number: 05-20652
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-10-17
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service (the Corporation) invites public input regarding a Corporation requirement that grantees conduct and document criminal background checks on grant- funded employees and participants who, on a recurring basis, have access to children and other vulnerable populations, including the elderly and individuals with disabilities. In addition, the Corporation seeks input concerning whether any category of individuals should, on the basis of their criminal histories, be disqualified from working or participating in a Corporation-funded project in which they have such access. We will consider input submitted in writing, as described below, or orally in one of two conference calls we will hold on the dates listed below. The Corporation will not respond formally to this input, but will consider it in drafting any Notice of Proposed Rulemaking. The public will have a separate opportunity to provide formal comment on any proposed rule the Corporation publishes for comment in 2005 or thereafter.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 05-18611
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-20
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ``Corporation''), 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. 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 requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, the Corporation is soliciting comments concerning the proposed renewal of its Volunteer Service Hour Tracking Tool (Record of Service). The Record of Service was established in 2002 as a tool to help Americans answer the President's call to service and keep track of their volunteer service hours. Copies of the information collection requests can be obtained by contacting the office listed in the address section of this notice.
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 05-18494
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-15
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 05-17391
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-01
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ``Corporation''), 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. 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 the collection requirement on respondents can be properly assessed. Since 2003, the Spirit of Service awards has enabled the Corporation to recognize exceptional organizations and program participants from each of the Corporation's three programs: Senior Corps, AmeriCorps, and Learn and Serve. Prior to 2003, AmeriCorps recognized its outstanding members annually through the All-AmeriCorps Awards, which were initiated in 1999 and presented by President Clinton as part of the 5th anniversary celebration of the program. Senior Corps had recognized its outstanding projects and volunteers at its own national conference, and Learn and Serve America recognized exemplary programs and participants through its Leaders School selection and the President's Student Service Awards. Currently, the Corporation is soliciting comments concerning the Spirit of Service Award nomination guidelines for the Corporate Award. This award is for people, companies, or organizations, who have a relationship with a grantee funded by the Corporation through Senior Corps, AmeriCorps, and/or Learn and Serve America and are nominated by a Corporation-sponsored grantee program. Copies of the information collection requests can be obtained by contacting the office listed in the address section of this notice.
Meeting With Interested Individuals for Comment on Communications and Marketing Campaign Concepts for Baby Boomers
Document Number: 05-17168
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-30
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service will hold a meeting to discuss the development of its proposed communications and marketing campaign concepts targeted at baby boomers. The mission of the Corporation for National and Community Service is to provide opportunities for Americans to engage in service that addresses our nation's educational, public safety, environmental and other human needs. As part of this mission, the Corporation is developing a marketing campaign targeted at baby boomers, as this audience moves towards retirement and is faced with an increase in free time. The intent of the marketing campaign will be to recruit baby boomers to various Corporation programs, as well as to volunteer service in general. In holding meetings to discuss the Corporation's draft campaign concepts for baby boomers, we are interested in receiving comments from individuals born between the years of 1946 and 1964.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 05-16841
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-24
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ``Corporation''), 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, the Corporation is soliciting comments concerning its Application Instructions for State Commissions. These applications are used by current and prospective grantees to apply for funds to support AmeriCorps States and Territories Competitive, Education Award Program, and Formula Grants. Copies of the information collection requests can be obtained by contacting the office listed in the address section of this notice.
Information Collection; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 05-16765
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-24
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ``Corporation''), has submitted a public information collection request (ICR) entitled AmeriCorps*VISTA Progress Report to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Pub. L. 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, Ms. Carol Rogers at (202) 606-6815 or e-mail at crogers@cns.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY-TDD) may call (202) 565-2799 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. eastern time, Monday through Friday.
AmeriCorps National Service Program
Document Number: 05-16511
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-08-22
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ``Corporation'') is correcting a final rule that appeared in the Federal Register of July 8, 2005. The document amended several provisions relating to the AmeriCorps national service program, and added 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.
Information Collection; Submission for OMB Emergency Review, Comment Request
Document Number: 05-15730
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-09
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ``Corporation''), has submitted a public information collection request (ICR) entitled AmeriCorps Application Instructions: State Competitive, State Education Award, National Direct, National Direct Education Award, National Professional Corps, Indian Tribes, States and Territories without Commissions, and National Planning, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Pub. L. 104-13, (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). A copy of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by contacting the Corporation for National and Community Service, AmeriCorps, Amy Borgstrom, Associate Director of Policy, (202) 606-6930, or by e-mail at ABorgstrom@cns.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY-TDD) may call (202) 565-2799 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. eastern time, Monday through Friday.
Availability of Draft Strategic Plan and Request for Comment
Document Number: 05-15261
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-03
Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service, Agencies and Commissions
The Corporation for National and Community Service (``Corporation'') announces the availability of its draft strategic plan for 2005-2010. The Government Performance and Results Act of 1993 (GPRA) requires Federal agencies to establish a strategic plan covering not less than a 5-year period, and to solicit the views and suggestions of those entities potentially affected by or interested in the plan. The Corporation is interested in receiving comments on its draft strategic plan. Comments may be provided in writing or expressed during scheduled conference calls.