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9526 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No.

37 / Friday, February 24, 2006 / Notices

continuing collections of information in • Evaluate the accuracy of the CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND
accordance with the Paperwork agency’s estimate of the burden of the COMMUNITY SERVICE
Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) (44 proposed collection of information,
U.S.C. Sec. 3506(c)(2)(A)). This program including the validity of the Senior Corps; Schedule of Income
helps to ensure that requested data can methodology and assumptions used; Eligibility Levels
be provided in the desired format, • Propose ways to enhance the AGENCY: Corporation for National and
reporting burden (time and financial quality, utility, and clarity of the Community Service.
resources) is minimized, collection information to be collected; and
ACTION: Notice.
instruments are clearly understood, and • Propose ways to minimize the
the impact of collection requirement on burden of the collection of information SUMMARY: This Notice revises the
respondents can be properly assessed. on those who are expected to respond, schedules of income eligibility levels for
Currently, the Corporation is including the use of appropriate participation in the Foster Grandparent
soliciting comments on the proposed automated, electronic, mechanical, or Program (FGP) and the Senior
survey for the AmeriCorps Tutoring other technological collection Companion Program (SCP) of the
Evaluation. The survey will be techniques or other forms of information Corporation for National and
completed by selected AmeriCorps State technology (e.g., permitting electronic Community Service, published in 70 FR
and National programs that provide submissions of responses). 17981–17983, April 8, 2005.
tutoring services and that may be Background DATES: These guidelines are effective as
subject to the proposed AmeriCorps of March 1, 2006.
standards for tutors and tutoring The Corporation is interested in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
programs. Many of these programs learning about tutoring programs Corporation for National and
receive all or part of their funding from supported by its AmeriCorps State and Community Service, Peter L. Boynton,
the Corporation. National programs. The study will Senior Program Officer, Senior Corps,
Copies of the information collection provide basic information on the 1201 New York Avenue, NW.,
requests can be obtained by contacting characteristics of AmeriCorps State and Washington, DC 20525, by telephone at
the office listed in the address section National tutoring programs, and will (202) 606–6825, or e-mail:
of this notice. assist the Corporation in providing seniorfeedback@cns.gov.
DATES: Written comments must be
technical assistance to programs subject
to proposed standards for tutors and SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The
submitted to the individual and office revised schedules are based on changes
listed in the ADDRESSES section by April tutoring programs. The study will also
enable the Corporation to determine the in the Poverty Guidelines issued by the
25, 2006. Department of Health and Human
feasibility of conducting evaluations of
ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, such programs. Services (DHHS), published in 71 FR
identified by the title of the information 3848–3849, January 24, 2006. In
collection activity, by any of the Current Action accordance with program regulations,
following methods: This is an application for a new data the income eligibility level for each
(1) By mail sent to: Corporation for collection. State, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands
National and Community Service, Type of Review: New. and the District of Columbia is 125
Attention: Lillian Dote, Program Officer, Agency: Corporation for National and percent of the DHHS Poverty
Office of Research and Policy Community Service. Guidelines, except in those areas
Development, Room 10901A; 1201 New Title: AmeriCorps Tutoring determined by the Corporation to be of
York Avenue, NW., Washington, DC, Evaluation. higher cost of living. In such instances,
20525. OMB Number: None. the guidelines shall be 135 percent of
(2) By hand delivery or by courier to Agency Number: None. the DHHS Poverty levels (See attached
the Corporation’s mailroom at Room Affected Public: Tutoring programs list of High Cost Areas). The level of
8102C, at the street address given in receiving funding from AmeriCorps eligibility is rounded to the next higher
paragraph (1) above, between 9 a.m. and State and National. multiple of $5.00.
4 p.m. Monday through Friday, except Total Respondents: 100. In determining income eligibility,
Federal holidays. Frequency: On occasion. consideration should be given to the
(3) By fax to: (202) 606–3464, Average Time Per Response: 1 hour. following, as set forth in 45 CFR 2551–
Attention: Lillian Dote, Program Officer, Estimated Total Burden Hours: 100 2553 dated October 1, 1999, as amended
Office of Research and Policy hours. per the Federal Register, Vol. 67, No.
Development. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): 188, Friday, September 27, 2002, Vol.
(4) Electronically through the None. 69, No. 72, Wednesday, April 14, 2004,
Corporation’s e-mail address system: Total Burden Cost (operating/ and Vol. 69, No. 75, Monday, April 19,
ldote@cns.gov. maintenance): None. 2004.
Comments submitted in response to —Allowable medical expenses are
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: annual out-of-pocket expenses for
Lillian Dote, (202) 606–6984, or by e- this notice will be summarized and/or
included in the request for Office of health insurance premiums, health
mail at ldote@cns.gov. care services, and medications
Management and Budget approval of the
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The provided to the applicant, enrollee, or
information collection request; they will
Corporation is particularly interested in also become a matter of public record. spouse and were not and will not be
comments that: paid for by Medicare, Medicaid, other
• Evaluate whether the proposed Dated: February 17, 2006. insurance, or by any other third party,
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collection of information is necessary Robert Grimm, and must not exceed 50 percent of the
for the proper performance of the Director, Office of Research and Policy applicable Corporation income
functions of the Corporation, including Development. guideline.
whether the information will have [FR Doc. E6–2656 Filed 2–23–06; 8:45 am] —Annual income is counted for the past
practical utility; BILLING CODE 6050–$$–P 12 months, for serving SCP and FGP

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volunteers, and is projected for the Sponsors must count the value of unit shall be given special
subsequent 12 months, for applicants shelter, food, and clothing, if consideration for participation in the
to become SCP and FGP volunteers, provided at no cost to the applicant, Foster Grandparent and Senior
and includes: The applicant or enrollee or spouse. Companion Programs:
enrollee’s income and the applicant or —Any person whose income is not more
enrollee’s spouse’s income, if the than 100 percent of the DHHS Poverty
spouse lives in the same residence. Guideline for her/his specific family

2006 FGP/SCP INCOME ELIGIBILITY LEVELS


[Based on 125 percent of DHHS poverty guidelines]

Family units of
States
One Two Three Four

All, except High Cost Areas, Alaska and Hawaii ............................................................................ $12,250 $16,500 $20,750 $25,000

For family units with more than four designated High Cost Areas, Alaska and
members, add $4,250 for each Hawaii.
additional member in all States except

2006 FGP/SCP INCOME ELIGIBILITY LEVELS FOR HIGH COST AREAS


[Based on 135 percent of DHHS poverty guidelines]

Family units of
States
One Two Three Four

All, except Alaska and Hawaii ......................................................................................................... $13,230 $17,820 $22,410 $27,000
Alaska .............................................................................................................................................. 16,540 22,275 28,015 33,750
Hawaii .............................................................................................................................................. 15,215 20,495 25,775 31,050

For family units with more than four San Francisco (San Francisco (Norfolk County).
members, add: $4,590 for all areas, County). Dorchester/Boston (Suffolk County).
$5,740 for Alaska, and $5,280 for Oakland/Berkeley (Alameda County). Worcester (City) (Worcester County).
Hawaii, for each additional member. Oakland/Martinez (Contra Costa New Jersey
The income eligibility levels specified County). Bergen/Passaic/Patterson (Bergen and
above are based on 135 percent of the Anaheim/Santa Ana (Orange County). Passaic Counties).
DHHS poverty guidelines and are Oxnard/Ventura (Ventura County). Jersey City (Hudson).
applicable to the following high cost Connecticut Middlesex/Somerset/Hunterdon
metropolitan statistical areas and Stamford (Fairfield). (Hunterdon, Middlesex and
primary metropolitan statistical areas: District of Columbia/Maryland/Virginia Somerset Counties).
High Cost Areas District of Columbia and surrounding Monmouth/Ocean/Spring Lake
Counties in Maryland and Virginia. (Monmouth and Ocean Counties).
(Including all Counties/Locations MD Counties: Anne Arundel, Calvert, Newark/East Orange (Essex, Morris,
Included in that Area as Defined by the Charles, Cecil, Frederick, Howard, Sussex and Union Counties).
Office of Management and Budget). Montgomery, Prince George’s, and Trenton (Mercer County).
Alaska Queen Anne’s Counties. New York
(All Locations). VA Counties: Arlington, Fairfax, Nassau/Suffolk/Long Beach/
California Loudoun, Prince William, Stafford, Huntington (Suffolk and Nassau
Inyo Mono County. Alexandria City, Fairfax City, Falls Counties).
Los Angeles/Compton/San Gabriel/ Church City, Manassas City, and New York/Bronx/Brooklyn (Bronx,
Long Beach/Hawthorne (Los Manassas Park City. King, New York, Putnam, Queens,
Angeles County). Hawaii Richmond and Rockland Counties).
Santa Barbara/Santa Maria/Lompoc (All Locations). Westchester/White Plains/Yonkers/
(Santa Barbara County). Illinois Valhalla (Westchester County).
Santa Cruz/Watsonville (Santa Cruz Chicago/Des Plaines/Oak Park/ Ohio
County). Wheaton/Woodstock (Cook, DuPage Medina/Lorain/Elyria (Medina/Lorain
Santa Rosa/Petaluma (Sonoma and McHenry Counties). County).
County). Lake County. Pennsylvania
San Diego/El Cajon (San Diego Massachusetts Philadelphia/Doylestown/West
County). Barnstable (Barnstable). Chester/Media/Norristown (Bucks,
San Jose/Los Gatos (Santa Clara Edgartown (Dukes). Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and
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County). Boston/Malden (Essex, Norfolk, Philadelphia Counties).


San Francisco/San Rafael (Marin Plymouth, Middlesex and Suffolk Washington
County). Counties). Seattle (King County).
San Francisco/Redwood City (San Worcester (Worcester City). Wyoming
Mateo County). Brockton/Wellesley/Braintree/Boston (All Locations).

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The revised income eligibility levels base DHHS Poverty Guidelines now in
presented here are calculated from the effect as follows:

2005 DHHS POVERTY GUIDELINES FOR ALL STATES


Family Units of
States
One Two Three Four

All, except Alaska and Hawaii ......................................................................................................... $9,800 $13,200 $16,600 $20,000
Alaska .............................................................................................................................................. 12,250 16,500 20,750 25,000
Hawaii .............................................................................................................................................. 11,010 14,760 18,510 22,260

For family units with more than four FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul regional Army training installations,
members, add: $3,400 for all areas, D. Heydon, Patent Attorney, using existing facilities. Other
$4,250 for Alaska, and $3,910 for Commercial Law Division, Office of the alternatives considered but eliminated
Hawaii, for each additional member. Staff Judge Advocate, 311th Human from detailed study are also addressed
Authority: These programs are Systems Wing, Air Force Materiel in the EIS.
authorized pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 5011 Command, 8010 Chennault Path, Brooks
and 5013 of the Domestic Volunteer City-Base, TX 78235, (210) 536–5359. ADDRESSES: Written comments or
Service Act of 1973, as amended. The material should be forwarded to LTC
Bao-Anh Trinh, Christopher Cleaver, NGTC–FTIG Public
income eligibility levels are determined
Air Force Federal Register Liaison Officer. Affairs Officer (PAO), PADMVA
by the current guidelines published by
DHHS pursuant to sections 652 and [FR Doc. E6–2650 Filed 2–23–06; 8:45 am] Headquarters, Building 0–47, Annville,
673(2) of the Omnibus Budget BILLING CODE 5001–05–P PA 17003–502 or Ms. Patricia Rickard,
Reconciliation Act of 1981 which NGTC–FTIG EIS Project Officer, NGTC–
requires poverty guidelines to be FTIG, Environmental Section, 1119
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Utility Road, Annville, PA 17003–5002.
adjusted for Consumer Price Index
changes. Department of the Army FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: LTC
Dated: February 17, 2006. Christopher Cleaver at (717) 861–8468
Tess Scannell, Final Environmental Impact Statement or Ms. Patricia Rickard at (717) 861–
for the Transformation of the 2580.
Director, Senior Corps.
Pennsylvania Army National Guard
[FR Doc. E6–2595 Filed 2–23–06; 8:45 am]
56th Brigade Into a Stryker Brigade SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
BILLING CODE 6050–$$–P
Combat Team at the National Guard Significant impacts would be
Training Center—Fort Indiantown Gap, anticipated from both Action
PA alternatives, although the Preferred
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Alternative would result in greater
AGENCY: Department of the Army, DoD.
Department of the Air Force ACTION: Notice of availability. impacts. The Train at Existing Army
Facilities Alternative would result in
Intent To Grant An Exclusive License SUMMARY: The Department of the Army fewer impacts, but would not achieve
(DA) and National Guard Bureau have the purpose of and need for the
AGENCY: Department of the Air Force. proposed to transform the Pennsylvania Proposed Action as effectively and
ACTION: Notice. Army National Guard (PAARNG) 56th efficiently as the Preferred Alternative.
Brigade into a Stryker Brigade Combat Studies concluded that implementation
SUMMARY: Pursuant to the provisions of Team (SBCT). This Environmental of the Preferred Alternative would result
part 404 of Title 37, Code of Federal Impact Statement (EIS) discusses in- in some significant but unmitigable
Regulations, which implements Public depth three alternatives: The Preferred impacts to air quality, geology and soils,
Law 96–517, the Department of the Air Alternative, the Train Using Existing
Force announces its intention to grant and biological resources, and would
Army Facilities Alternative, and the No-
Conceptual MindWorks, Inc., a result in significant but mitigable
Action Alternative, Under the Preferred
corporation of the State of Texas, an Alternative, the PAARNG proposes impacts to land use, water resources,
exclusive license under the following construction of new training and and cultural resources. The Preferred
patents: U.S. Patent No. 5,856,108, support facilities at the National Guard Alternative would also result in
issued 5 Jan 1999 to Kiel et al., Training Center—Fort Indiantown Gap beneficial impacts to socioeconomics
Biosynthesis of Diazomelanin and (NGTC–FTIG); at Fort Pickett, VA; and and to minority and low-income
Diazoluminomelanin. U.S. Patent No. at local PAARNG facilities across the populations. The Train Using Existing
5,902,728, issued 11 May 1999 to Parker State of Pennsylvania, as well as Army Facilities Alternative would result
et al., Diazodenitrification in the conducting Annual Training (AT) at in significant unmitigable impacts to air
Manufacture of Recombinant Bacterial Fort A.P. Hill, VA, in order to quality (i.e., via fugitive dust during
Biosensors. The license described above accomplish requisite training. Under the training episodes), and would negate the
will be granted unless an objection Train Using Existing Army Facilities beneficial socioeconomic impacts of the
thereto, together with a request for an Alternative, no construction at NGTC– Preferred Alternative in the vicinities of
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opportunity to be heard, if desired, is FTIG, Pennsylvania or Fort Pickett, VA NGTC–FTIG and Fort Pickett; the
received in writing by the addressee set would occur; the statewide facilities statewide (Pennsylvania) socioeconomic
forth below, within fifteen (15) days improvements would occur. Required benefits would still occur. The No-
from the date of publication of this SBCT Inactive Duty Training (IDT) and Action Alternative would result in no
Notice. AT would be conducted at select significant impacts, but would not

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