Peace Corps July 16, 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Information Collection Requests Under OMB Review
Document Number: 07-3440
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-07-16
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
The Associate Director for Management invites comments on information collection requests as required pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). This notice announces that the Peace Corps has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget a request to approve the continued use of the PC-2042, Correspondence Match Educator Enrollment form and Teacher Survey. Comments from the public are invited on whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for proper performance of the functions of the Peace Corps and the Paul D. Coverdell World Wise Schools' Correspondence Match program, including whether the information will have practical use; the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarify of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information to on those who are to respond, including through the use of automated collection techniques, when appropriate, and other forms of technology. The initial Federal Register notice was published on June 4, 2007, Volume 72, No. 106, pgs. 30884-30885 for 60 days. Also available at GPO Access: wais.access.gpo.gov. No comments, inquiries or responses to the notice were received. A copy of the information collection may be obtained from a copy of the proposed information collections can be obtained from Sally Caldwell, Director of World Wise Schools, Peace Corps, Office of Domestic Programs, 1111 20th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20256. Ms. Caldwell may be contacted by telephone at 202-692-1425 or 800-424-8580, ext 1425 or e-mail at scaldwell@peacecorps.gov. Comments on the collections should be addressed to the attention of Ms. Caldwell and should be received on or before August 15, 2007.
Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities: OMB Control # 0420-0531 Career Information Consultants Waiver Form (PC-DP-969.1.2)
Document Number: 07-3439
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-07-16
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1981 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Peace Corps has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget, a request for approval of Reinstatement of OMB Control Number 0420-0531, the Career Information Consultants Waiver Form (PC- DP-969.12). The purpose of this information collection is to gather and update contact information for individuals who volunteer to share information about their career field, their past or current employer(s), and their career and educational paths with current and returned Peace Corps Volunteers. The purpose of this notice is to allow for public comments on whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Peace Corps, including whether the information will have practical use; the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; ways to enhance the quality, utility and the clarity of the information to be collected; and, ways to minimize the burden of the collection of the information on those who are to respond, including through the use of automated collection techniques, when appropriate, and other forms of information technology. The initial Federal Register notice was published on June 8, 2007, Volume 72, NO. 110, p. 31867 for 60 days. Also available at GPO Access: wais.access.gpo.gov. No comments, inquiries or responses to the notice were received. A copy of the information collection may be obtained from Ms. Lisa McCabe, Peace Corps, Office of Domestic Programs, Returned Volunteer Services, 111 20th Street, NW., Room 2135, Washington, DC 20526. Ms. McCabe can be contacted by telephone at 202- 692-1449 or 800-424-8580 ext 1435. Comments on the form should be addressed to the attention of Ms. Lisa McCabe, and should be received on or before August 15, 2007. Need for and Use of This Information: The Career Information Consultants Waiver Form is used to gather contact information from individuals who have volunteered to serve as career resources for current Peace Corps Volunteers and Returned Peace Corps Volunteers. The form is distributed and collected by the Peace Corps Office of Domestic Programs, Returned Volunteer Services Division. The Returned Volunteer Services division provides transition assistance to returning and recently-returned Volunteers through the Career Information Consultants project and other career, educational, and readjustment activities. The purpose of this information collection is to gather and update contact information for the Career Information Consultants database and publication. There is no other means of obtaining the required data. The Career Information Consultants project supports the need to assist returned volunteers and enhance the agency's capability to serve this population as required by Congressional legislation. Respondents: Professionals interested in supporting current and Returned Peace Corps Volunteers. Respondent's Obligation to Reply: Voluntary.
Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 07-3438
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-07-16
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1981 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Peace Corps has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget a request for approval of information collections, OMB Control Number 0420-0529, the Peace Corps Week Brochure Registration Form (formerly called Peace Corps Day Brochure Registration Form). The purpose of this notice is to allow for public comments on whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Peace Corps, including whether their information will have practical use; the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collections information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; ways to enhance the quality, utility and the clarity of the information to be collected; and, ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of automated collection techniques, when appropriate, and other forms of information technology. The initial Federal Register notice was published on May 25, 2007, Volume 72, No. 101, p. 29356 for 60 days. Also available at GPO Access: wais.access.gpo.gov. No comments, inquiries or responses to the notice were received. A copy of the information collection may be obtained from Vivian Nguyen, Office of Domestic Programs, Peace Corps, 1111 20th Street, NW., Room 2121, Washington, DC 20526. Ms. Nguyen may be contacted by telephone at 202- 692-1462 or 800-424-8580, Peace Corps Headquarters, ext 1462, by e-mail at vnguyen@peacecorps.gov. Comments on the form should also be addressed to the attention of Ms. Nguyen and should be received on or before August 15, 2007.
Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 07-3437
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-07-16
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1981 (44 U.S.C., Chapter 35), the Peace Corps has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for Re-instatement of OMB Control Number 0420-0510, the Peace Corps Health Status Review form (PC-1789S). This is a re-instatement of an expired information collection with revisions. The initial Federal Register Notice was published on May 25, 2007, Volume 72, No. 101, p. 29357 for 60 days. Also available at GPO Access: wais.access.gpo.gov. No comments, inquiries or responses to the notice were received. The revision includes an additional HIV question to the PC-1789S form Volunteer Medical Application: Health Status Review for Peace Corps Volunteers. The purpose of this information collection is necessary to ensure that Volunteers meet this medical eligibility requirement, all applicants for service must undergo physical and dental examination prior to Volunteer service to provide the information needed for clearance, and to serve as a reference for any future Volunteer medical clearance, and to serve as a reference for any future Volunteer disability claims. The Health Status Review form is used to review the medical history of individual applicants, and currently serving Volunteers. The results of these examinations are used to ensure that applicants for Volunteer service will, with reasonable accommodation, be able to serve in the Peace Corps without jeopardizing their health. The purpose of this notice is to allow for public comment on whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Peace Corps, including whether their information will have practical use; the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; ways to enhance the quality, utility and the clarity of the information to be collected; and, ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of automated collection techniques, when appropriate, and other forms of information technology. A copy of the information collection may be obtained from Ms. Emilie Deady, Peace Corps, Office of Volunteer Support, 1111 20th Street, NW., Room 5205, Washington, DC 20526. Ms. Deady may be contacted by telephone at 202-692-1509. Ms. Deady may be e-mailed at edeady@peacecorps.gov. Comments on the form should also be addressed to the attention of Ms. Deady and should be received on or before August 15, 2007.
Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 07-3436
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-07-16
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1981 (44 U.S.C., Chapter 35), the Peace Corps has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request or approval of an information collection, OMB Control Number 0420-0001, the National Agency Check (NAC) Questionnaire for Peace Corps Volunteer Background Investigation. This is a renewal of an active information collection. The initial Federal Register notice was published on May 25, 2007, Volume 72, No. 101, p. 29356 for 60 days. Also available at GPO Access: wais.access.gpo.gov. No comments, inquiries or responses to the notice were received. A copy of the information collection may be obtained from Ms. Mada McGill, Peace Corps, Volunteer Recruitment and Selection CHOPS, 1111 20th Street, NW., Room 6105, Washington, DC 20526. Ms. McGill may be contacted by telephone at 202-692-1886. Comments on the form should also be addressed to the attention of Desk Officer for the Peace Corps, Office of Management and Budget, NEOB, Washington, DC 20503. Comments should be received on or before August 15, 2007 from publication in the Federal Register. The purpose of this notice is to allow for public comments on whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Peace Corps, including whether their information will have practical use; the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collections information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; ways to enhance the quality, utility and the clarity of the information to be collected; and, ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of automated collection techniques, when appropriate, and other forms of information technology.