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Information Collection Request Submission for OMB Review

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Peace Corps.


60-Day notice and request for comments.


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 60 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 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35).


Submit comments on or before July 10, 2017.


Comments should be addressed to Denora Miller, FOIA/Privacy Act Officer. Denora Miller can be contacted by telephone at 202-692-1236 or email at Email comments must be made in text and not in attachments.

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Denora Miller at Peace Corps address above.

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Title: Questionnaire for Peace Corps Volunteer Background Investigation.

OMB Control Number: 0420-0001.

Type of Request: Review/Re-approve.

Affected Public: Individuals.

Respondents Obligation to Reply: Voluntary.

Respondents: Potential and current volunteers.

Burden to the Public:

Estimated Burden (Hours) of the Collection of Information:

a. Number of respondents: 5,000.

b. Frequency of response: One time.

c. Completion time: 2 minutes.

d. Annual burden hours: 167 hours.

General Description of Collection: The Office of Volunteer Recruitment and Selection uses the Questionnaire for Peace Corps Volunteer Background Investigation form (BI form) as authorization from the invited Peace Corps Volunteer applicant to conduct a background check through the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) or other contract background investigator of pertinent records pertaining to applicants' interactions with the judicial system, qualifications, eligibility and suitability for Peace Corps volunteer service.

Request for Comment: Peace Corps invites comments on whether the proposed collections of information are necessary for 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 collection of information, including the validity 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.

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This notice is issued in Washington, DC, on May 4, 2017.

Denora Miller,

FOIA/Privacy Act Officer, Management.

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[FR Doc. 2017-09428 Filed 5-9-17; 8:45 am]