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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.


Submit comments on or before September 11, 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 or at 202-692-1236.

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Title: Peace Corps Response Reference Forms.

OMB Control Number: 0420-0548.

Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection.

Affected Public: Individuals.

Respondents Obligation to Reply: Voluntary.

Burden to the Public:

Estimated burden (hours) of the collection of information:

a. Number of interviewed applicants: * 1,000.

b. Number of references required per interviewed applicant: 2.

c. Estimated number of reference forms received: 2,000.

d. Frequency of response: One time.

e. Completion time: 10 minutes.

f. Annual burden hours: 333 hours.

* Reference information is collected only if an applicant is contacted for an interview.

General Description of Collection: Peace Corps Response uses the staff, personal and professional reference forms to learn from someone who knows the applicant and his or her background whether the applicant possesses the necessary characteristics and skills to serve as Peace Corps Response Volunteer.

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 July 6, 2017.

Denora Miller,

FOIA/Privacy Act Officer, Management.

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[FR Doc. 2017-14534 Filed 7-11-17; 8:45 am]