Peace Corps 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Information Collection
Document Number: E8-28636
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-12-02
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice invites the public to comment on the collection of information by the Peace Corps and gives notice of the Peace Corps' intention to request Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval of the information collection. The Peace Corps' Office of Strategic Information, Research and Planning wishes to survey a sample of Returned Peace Corps Volunteers about their feelings about their in-country experience, post-service transition, post-service education and career, and their third core goal activities of promoting a better understanding of other peoples on the part of Americans. The data collected will inform agency programming and help the Agency to assess, through updated and objective data, the extent of RPCVs' cross-cultural activities with their family, friends, and communities throughout the United States with whom RPCVs come in contact. The data will be used specifically by the Office of Domestic Programs to review the range and type of services and support available to RPCVs and by the Office of Strategic Information, Research, and Planning to support Agency level reporting.
Notice of Information Collection
Document Number: E8-28635
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-12-02
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice invites the public to comment on the collection of information by the Peace Corps and gives notice of the Peace Corps' intention to request Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval of the information collection. The Peace Corps' Office of Strategic Information, Research and Planning wishes to conduct focus groups with Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs) about their post-service transition, post-service education and career, and their third goal activities of promoting a better understanding of other peoples on the part of Americans. The data will be used to assess the range and type of services available to RPCVs and to support accurate interpretation of Agency level data.
Notice of an Amendment to a Privacy Act System of Records
Document Number: E8-23891
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-09
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
As required under the Privacy Act of 1974, (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended, the Peace Corps is giving notice of an amendment to a Privacy Act system of records, PC-10 Office of Private Sector Initiatives Database. The amendment removes contributor's birth date and adds contributor's e-mail address in the categories of records in the system. It also makes Peace Corps' Routine Use M applicable to the system.
Notice
Document Number: E8-22527
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-25
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
As required under the Privacy Act of 1974, (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended, the Peace Corps is giving notice of a new system of records, Volunteer Language Testing Scores System
Notice
Document Number: E8-22526
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-25
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
As required under the Privacy Act of 1974, (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended, the Peace Corps is giving notice of a new system of records, Peace Corps 50th Anniversary Archive.
Claims Against the Government Under the Federal Tort Claims Act
Document Number: E8-19642
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-08-25
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
The Peace Corps is revising its regulation concerning claims filed under the Federal Tort Claims Act, to make the regulation internally consistent with another provision stating that the Chief Financial Officer has authority to approve claims for amounts under $5000.
Proposed New Information Collection Requests Under OMB Review
Document Number: E8-19511
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-22
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
The Peace Corps Office of Communications invites comments on the information collection request as required pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1981 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). This notice announces that the Peace Corps Office of Communications has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget a request to approve the use of: PC-836, Peace Corps 50th Anniversary Archive Submission Form (On-line Version) (06/2008); PC-837, 50th Anniversary Archive Project Material Submission Authorization and Agreement (Print Version) (06/2008); PC- 839, 50th Anniversary Archive Submission Guidelines (06/2008); and PC- 841, 50th Anniversary Archive (Print Version) (06/2008). The purpose of this notice is to allow for comments on whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for proper performance of the functions of the Peace Corps' Office of Communications; 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 July 2, 2008, Volume 73, No. 128, pgs. 37997-37998 for 60 days. Also available at GPO Access: wais.access.gpo.gov. No comments, inquiries or responses to the notice were received. Comments may be directed to: Stacia Clifton, 50th Anniversary Archive Project Manager, Peace Corps, Office of Communications, 1111 20th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20256. Ms. Clifton can also be contacted by telephone at 202-692-2234 or by e- mail at archive@peacecorps.gov. Comments should be received on or before September 22, 2008.
Claims Against the Government Under the Federal Tort Claims Act
Document Number: E8-15583
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-07-09
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
The Peace Corps proposes to revise its regulation concerning claims filed under the Federal Tort Claims Act, to make the regulation internally consistent with another provision stating that the Chief Financial Officer has authority to approve claims for amounts under $5000.
Agency Information Collection Under Review by the Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: E8-15011
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-02
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice invites the public to comment on the collection of information by the Peace Corps' Office of Communications, and gives notice of the Peace Corps' intention to request Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval of the information collection. The Peace Corps' Office of Communications wishes to solicit stories and pictures from Returned Peace Corps Volunteers and other members of the public concerning the experience of Volunteers over the past 50 years. The submitted material will be used as a part of celebrations of Peace Corps' 50th anniversary in 2011. When Returned Peace Corps Volunteers and other members of the public submit stories and/or pictures, Peace Corps will request information identifying the submitter, his or her rights to the material submitted, a non-exclusive license for Peace Corps to use the material, contact information of the submitter, and information regarding the submitter's Peace Corps service, if any. Although submission of stories and pictures is voluntary, submitters will be required to fill out the forms for which Peace Corps is seeking approval.
Claims Against the Government Under the Federal Tort Claims Act
Document Number: E8-8658
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-04-22
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
The Peace Corps is revising its regulations concerning claims filed under the Federal Tort Claims Act. This change clarifies the Chief Financial Officer's authority to approve claims for amounts under $5,000.
Debt Collection
Document Number: E8-6917
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-04-03
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
The Peace Corps has revised its rules regarding debt collection. This final rule clarifies and simplifies Peace Corps' debt collection procedures and practices. It eliminates the tax refund offset provisions of the previous regulation, and consolidates the administrative and tax refund offset provisions into one section.
Governmentwide Debarment and Suspension (Nonprocurement)
Document Number: 08-55503
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-03-19
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
Debt Collection
Document Number: E8-3268
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-02-22
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
The Peace Corps is revising its current regulations on debt collection. The revisions will clarify and simplify Peace Corps' debt collection procedures and practices. It eliminates the tax refund offset provisions of the previous regulation, and consolidates the administrative and tax refund offset provisions into one section.
Notice To Add a New System of Records
Document Number: E7-25511
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-02
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
As required under the Privacy Act of 1974, (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended, the Peace Corps is giving notice of a new system of records titled Shriver E.