81 FR 33203 - Information Collection: Youth Conservation Corps Application and Medical History

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Forest Service

Federal Register Volume 81, Issue 101 (May 25, 2016)

Page Range33203-33204
FR Document2016-12314

In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture; the Fish and Wildlife Service and National Park Service, U.S. Department of Interior are seeking comments from all interested individuals and organizations on the extension with revision of a currently approved information collection, Youth Conservation Corps Application and Medical History.

Federal Register, Volume 81 Issue 101 (Wednesday, May 25, 2016)
[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 101 (Wednesday, May 25, 2016)]
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Forest Service


Information Collection: Youth Conservation Corps Application and 
Medical History

AGENCY: Forest Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice; request for comment.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture; the Fish and Wildlife 
Service and National Park Service, U.S. Department of Interior are 
seeking comments from all interested individuals and organizations on 
the extension with revision of a currently approved information 
collection, Youth Conservation Corps Application and Medical History.

DATES: Comments must be received in writing on or before July 25, 2016 
to be assured of consideration. Comments received after that date will 
be considered to the extent practicable.

ADDRESSES: Comments concerning this notice should be addressed to 
Volunteers & Service Program Manager, USDA Forest Service, Recreation, 
Heritage, and Volunteer Resources, 201 14th Street NW., Mailstop 1125, 
Washington, DC 20024.
    Comments also may be submitted via facsimile to 202-205-1145 or by 
email to: [email protected].
    The public may inspect comments received at USDA Forest Service, 
Washington Office, Sidney R. Yates Building during normal business 
hours. Visitors are encouraged to call ahead to 202-205-0650 to 
facilitate entry to the building.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Merlene Mazyck, Recreation, Heritage 
and Volunteer Resources staff, at 202-205-0650.
    Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) 
may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1-800-877-8339 between 8:00 
a.m. and 8:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Youth Conservation Corps Application and Medical History.
    OMB Number: 0596-0084.
    Expiration Date of Approval: 07/31/2016.
    Type of Request: Extension with revision.
    Abstract: Under the Youth Conservation Corps Act of August 13, 
1970, as amended (U.S. 18701-1706), the Forest Service, U.S. Department 
of Agriculture; the Fish and Wildlife Service, and National Park 
Service, U.S. Department of Interior cooperate to provide seasonal 
employment for eligible youth 15 through 18 years old. The Youth 
Conservation Corps achieves three important objectives:
    1. Accomplish needed conservation work on public lands;
    2. Provide gainful employment for 15 to 18 year old male and 
females from all social, economic, ethnic and racial backgrounds; and
    3. Foster, on the part of the 15 through 18 year old youth, an 
understanding and appreciation of the Nation's natural resources and 
heritage.
    Youths seeking training and employment with the Youth Conservation 
Corps must complete the following form: FS-1800-18 Youth Conservation 
Corps Application. Youths who are selected for training and employment 
must also complete the FS-1800-3 Youth Conservation Corps Medical 
History. The applicant's parent or guardian must sign both forms. The 
application and medical history form are evaluated by participating 
agencies to determine the eligibility of each youth for employment with 
the Youth Conservation Corps.
    FS-1800-18, Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) Application: Applicants 
are asked to answer questions that include their name, social security 
number, date of birth, age, mailing address, telephone numbers, email 
address, gender, educational background, desired work location, where 
they learned about the program, why they want to enroll in a YCC 
program, and whether they have worked with a group or team before and 
what they learned from that experience.
    FS-1800-3, Youth Conservation Corps Medical History: Accepted 
applicants are asked to provide contact information, age and date of 
birth, gender, emergency contact information, parent or guardian's 
contact information and signature, medical insurance information, 
medical history including immunization history, and previous and 
current illnesses or conditions that may affect ability to perform 
certain tasks.
    The purpose of this form is to certify the youth's physical fitness 
to work in the seasonal employment program.

Application

    Estimate of Annual Burden: 23 minutes per form per respondent.
    Type of Respondents: Youth 15 through 18 years old seeking seasonal 
employment with the above-named agencies, through the YCC program.
    Estimated Annual Number of Respondents: 8,500.
    Estimated Annual Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 3,255 hours.

Medical History Form

    Estimate of Annual Burden: 23 minutes per form per respondent.
    Type of Respondents: Youth 15 through 18 years old whom have been 
selected for employment with the above-named agencies, through the YCC 
program.
    Estimated Annual Number of Respondents: 2,909.

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    Estimated Annual Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 1,105 hours.
    Comment is invited on: (1) Whether this collection of information 
is necessary for the stated purposes and the proper performance of the 
functions of the Agency, including whether the information will have 
practical or scientific utility; (2) the accuracy of the Agency's 
estimate of the burden of the collection of information, including the 
validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance 
the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; 
and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on 
respondents, including the use of automated, electronic, mechanical, or 
other technological collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.
    All comments received in response to this notice, including names 
and addresses when provided, will be a matter of public record. 
Comments will be summarized and included in the submission request 
toward Office of Management and Budget approval.

    Dated: May 19, 2016.
Leslie A.C. Weldon,
Deputy Chief, National Forest Systems.
[FR Doc. 2016-12314 Filed 5-24-16; 8:45 am]
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PublisherOffice of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration
SectionNotices
ActionNotice; request for comment.
DatesComments must be received in writing on or before July 25, 2016 to be assured of consideration. Comments received after that date will be considered to the extent practicable.
ContactMerlene Mazyck, Recreation, Heritage and Volunteer Resources staff, at 202-205-0650.
FR Citation81 FR 33203 

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