Peace Corps January 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Information Collection Request; Submission for OMB Review
Document Number: 2017-01876
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-27
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
The Peace Corps will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. The purpose of this notice is to allow 30 days for public comment in the Federal Register preceding submission to OMB. We are conducting this process in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Eligibility and Standards for Peace Corps Volunteer Service
Document Number: 2016-30442
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-01-05
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
The Peace Corps issues this final rule to restate and update the requirements for eligibility for Peace Corps Volunteer service, and the factors considered in the assessment and selection of eligible applicants for training and service. The requirements and factors for eligibility and selection were last published in 1984. A revision of the regulation is necessary to conform to changes in Federal laws and regulations, particularly with respect to those prohibiting discrimination on the basis of disability, and to reflect policy changes made by the Peace Corps.