[Federal Register Volume 61, Number 172 (Wednesday, September 4, 1996)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 96-22519]

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Revision of the AmeriCorps*VISTA Project Pre-Application Inquiry, 
Project Application and Project Progress Report Forms

AGENCY: Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS).

ACTION: Notice of 30-day OMB Review of Project Application and Project 
Progress Report Forms.


SUMMARY: On June 14, 1996, AmeriCorps*VISTA announced a 60-day review 
and comment ending on August 13, 1996, during which project sponsors 
and the public were encouraged to submit comments suggesting revisions 
to the Americorps*VISTA Pre-Application Inquiry, CNCS 3045-0042 
(formerly form A-1421), Project Application and Grant Application CNCS 
3045-0038 (formerly forms 1421 and 1421-B), Project Progress Report 
forms (CNCS 3045-0042, and Project Progress Report, CNCS-3045-0033 
(formerly form 1433).
    The Pre-Application Inquiry and Project Application were submitted 
by prospective grantees to apply for, or renew sponsorship of projects 
under the AmeriCorps*VISTA Program. Completion of the application is 
required to obtain or retain sponsorship and to refund the continuation 
of projects. The Project Progress Report is submitted by project 
sponsors to periodically report on activities listed in an approved 
    In the June 14 announcements, comments were invited on (1) whether 
the forms collect information sufficient to meet operational 
management, planning and reporting needs of the AmeriCorps*VISTA 
program; (2) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the 
information collected (3) accuracy of Corporation estimates of 
reporting burden; and (4) ways to further reduce the reporting burden.
    No comments were received.
    AmeriCorps*VISTA is requesting extension of the authorization to 
use the revised Project Application Part A and Part B (new title of the 
combined Pre-Application Inquiry and Project Application) and the 
Project Progress Report.

DATES: AmeriCorps*VISTA and the Office of Management and Budget will 
consider written comments on the Project Application and Project 
Progress Report and record keeping requirements which are received 
within 30 days from the date of publication.

ADDRESSES: David Gurr, Corporation for National Service, 1201 New York 
Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20525.
    Estimated Annual Reporting Burden: 13,500 hours (900 annual 
respondents at an average of 15 hours per respondent) for the Project 
Application. 10,800 hours (900 respondents at an average of 3 hours, 
submitted 4 times each year).

extension 212.
    *This document will be made available in alternate format upon 
request. TDD (202) 606-5256.

REGULATORY AUTHORITY: National Service Trust Act of 1993.

    Dated: August 29, 1996.
Larry Bevan,
Program and Field Support Manager, AmeriCorps*VISTA.
[FR Doc. 96-22519 Filed 9-3-96; 8:45 am]