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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 154 / Friday, August 11, 2017 / Notices Investigation (FBI) who wish to file a claim of whistleblower reprisal. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on June 6, 2017, allowing for a 60 day comment period. DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 30 days until September 11, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained in this notice, especially regarding the estimated public burden and associated response time, should be directed to the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management, 450 5th Street NW., Suite 10200, Attn: Kelly Winship, Washington, DC 20530. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information are encouraged. Your comments should address one or more of the following four points: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES Overview of This Information Collection (1) Type of Information Collection: Existing. (2) Title of Form/Collection: Request for Corrective Action Form. (3) The agency form number, if any/ the applicable component of the department sponsoring the collection: No form number/Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management, Justice Management Division, U.S. Department of Justice. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Individuals. The application form is submitted voluntarily by individuals who are current or former employees of, or applicants for employment with, the FBI who allege VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:18 Aug 10, 2017 Jkt 241001 reprisal for their whistleblowing activities. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated to respond/reply: An average of 10 respondents per year, and an average of three hours to complete the form. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: About 30 hours. If additional information is required, please contact: Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Two Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE., Room 3E.405A, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: August 8, 2017. Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2017–16966 Filed 8–10–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–PB–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [OMB Number 1121–0064] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; Extension of a Currently Approved Collection: Annual Parole Survey, Annual Probation Survey, and Annual Probation Survey (Short Form) Bureau of Justice Statistics, Department of Justice. ACTION: 30-Day notice. AGENCY: The Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics, will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on April 25, 2017, allowing a 60-day comment period. Following publication of the 60-day notice, the Bureau of Justice Statistics received one request for survey instruments and comments from two organizations. These comments will be addressed in the supporting statement. DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for an additional 30 days until September 11, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have additional comments especially on the estimated public burden or associated response time, suggestions, or need a copy of the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 37615 proposed information collection instrument with instructions or additional information, please contact Danielle Kaeble, Statistician, Bureau of Justice Statistics, 810 Seventh Street NW., Washington, DC 20531 (email: Danielle.kaeble@usdoj.gov; telephone: 202–305–2017). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information are encouraged. Your comments should address one or more of the following four points: —Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Bureau of Justice Statistics, including whether the information will have practical utility; —Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; —Evaluate whether and if so how the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected can be enhanced; and —Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Overview of This Information Collection 1. Type of Information Collection: Extension of a currently approved collection. 2. The Title of the Form/Collection: Annual Parole Survey, Annual Probation Survey 3. The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: Form numbers for the questionnaire are CJ–7 Annual Parole Survey; CJ–8 Annual Probation Survey; CJ–8a Annual Probation Survey (Short Form). The applicable component within the Department of Justice is the Bureau of Justice Statistics, in the Office of Justice Programs. 4. Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: State departments of corrections or state probation and parole authorities. Others: The Federal Bureau of Prisons, city and county courts and probation offices for which a central reporting authority does not exist. For the CJ–7 form, the affected public E:\FR\FM\11AUN1.SGM 11AUN1 37616 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 154 / Friday, August 11, 2017 / Notices consists of 53 respondents including 51 central reporters (two state respondents in Pennsylvania, and one each from the remaining states), the District of Columbia, and the Federal Bureau of Prisons responsible for keeping records on parolees. For the CJ–8 form, the affected public includes 305 reporters including 35 state respondents, the District of Columbia, the Federal Bureau of Prisons, and 268 from local authorities responsible for keeping records on probationers. For the CJ–8A form, the affected public includes 151 reporters who are all local authorities responsible for keeping records on probationers. The Annual Parole Survey and Annual Probation surveys have been used since 1977 to collect annual yearend counts and yearly movements of community corrections populations; characteristics of the community supervision population, such as gender, racial composition, ethnicity, conviction status, offense, and supervision status. 5. An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 506 Respondents each taking an average of 1.20 hours to respond. 6. An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: There is an estimated 716 total burden hours associated with this collection. If additional information is required contact: Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Two Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE., 3E.405A, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: August 8, 2017. Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2017–16965 Filed 8–10–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs [OJP (OJP) Docket No. 1742] asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES Meeting of the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor Review Board Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, Department of Justice. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: This is an announcement of a meeting of the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor Review Board, primarily intended to consider nominations for the 2016–2017 Medal of Valor, and to SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:18 Aug 10, 2017 Jkt 241001 make a limited number of recommendations for submission to the U.S. Attorney General. Additional issues of importance to the Board will also be discussed, to include but not limited to a review and approval of updates to the Board’s bylaws. The meeting/conference call date and time is listed below. Wednesday, September 20, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (EST) DATES: The public may hear the proceedings of this meeting/conference call at the Office of Justice Programs, 810 7th Street NW., Washington, DC 20531. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gregory Joy, Policy Advisor, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, at (202) 514–1369, toll free (866) 859–2687, or by email at Gregory.joy@usdoj.gov. The Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor Review Board carries out those advisory functions specified in 42 U.S.C. 15202. Pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 15201, the President of the United States is authorized to award the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor, the highest national award for valor by a public safety officer. This meeting is open to the public at the Office of Justice Programs. For security purposes, members of the public who wish to participate must register at least seven (7) days in advance of the meeting/ conference call by contacting Mr. Joy. All interested participants will be required to meet at the Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs; 810 7th Street NW., Washington, DC, and will be required to sign in at the front desk. Note: Photo identification will be required for admission. Additional identification documents may be required. Access to the meeting will not be allowed without prior registration. Anyone requiring special accommodations should contact Mr. Joy at least seven (7) days in advance of the meeting. Please submit in writing, any comments or statements for consideration by the Review Board, at least seven (7) days in advance of the meeting date. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Gregory Joy, Policy Advisor/Designated Federal Officer, Bureau of Justice Assistance. [FR Doc. 2017–16978 Filed 8–10–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P PO 00000 NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION Proposal Review Panel for Computing and Communication Foundations; Notice of Meeting In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92– 463, as amended), the National Science Foundation (NSF) announces the following meeting: Name and Committee Code: Proposal Review Panel for Computing and Communication Foundations— Expeditions in Computing (EIC) Program (#1192) Site Visit. Date and Time: October 27, 2017; 8:00 a.m.–6:30 p.m. Place: Cornell University, Institute for Computational Sustainability/ CompSustNet, 340 Gates Hall, Ithaca, NY 14850. Type of Meeting: Part-Open. Contact Person: Mitra Basu, National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Room 1115, Arlington, VA 22230; Telephone: (703) 292–8910. Purpose of Meeting: Site visit to assess the progress of the EIC Award: CCF– 1522054, ‘‘Collaborative Research: CompSustNet: Expanding the Horizons of Computational Sustainability’’, and to provide advice and recommendations concerning further NSF support for the project. Agenda Friday, Oct 27, 2017; 8:00 a.m.–6:30 p.m. 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.: OPEN; Presentations by Awardee Institution, faculty staff and students to Site Team and NSF Staff. Discussions and question and answer sessions. 1:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m.: CLOSED; Response and feedback to presentations by Site Team and NSF Staff. Discussions and question and answer sessions. Draft report on education and research activities. Complete written site visit report with preliminary recommendations. Reason for Closing: The work being reviewed during closed portions of the site review include information of a proprietary or confidential nature, including technical information; financial data, such as salaries; and personal information concerning individuals associated with the project. These matters are exempt under 5 U.S.C. 552b(c), (4) and (6) of the Government in the Sunshine Act. Dated: August 7, 2017. Crystal Robinson, Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–16918 Filed 8–10–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7555–01–P Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 E:\FR\FM\11AUN1.SGM 11AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 154 (Friday, August 11, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 37615-37616]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-16965]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

[OMB Number 1121-0064]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection 
eComments Requested; Extension of a Currently Approved Collection: 
Annual Parole Survey, Annual Probation Survey, and Annual Probation 
Survey (Short Form)

AGENCY: Bureau of Justice Statistics, Department of Justice.

ACTION: 30-Day notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs, 
Bureau of Justice Statistics, will be submitting the following 
information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995. The proposed information collection was 
previously published in the Federal Register on April 25, 2017, 
allowing a 60-day comment period. Following publication of the 60-day 
notice, the Bureau of Justice Statistics received one request for 
survey instruments and comments from two organizations. These comments 
will be addressed in the supporting statement.

DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for an additional 
30 days until September 11, 2017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have additional comments 
especially on the estimated public burden or associated response time, 
suggestions, or need a copy of the proposed information collection 
instrument with instructions or additional information, please contact 
Danielle Kaeble, Statistician, Bureau of Justice Statistics, 810 
Seventh Street NW., Washington, DC 20531 (email: 
Danielle.kaeble@usdoj.gov; telephone: 202-305-2017).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Written comments and suggestions from the 
public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of 
information are encouraged. Your comments should address one or more of 
the following four points:

--Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary 
for the proper performance of the functions of the Bureau of Justice 
Statistics, including whether the information will have practical 
utility;
--Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the 
proposed collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used;
--Evaluate whether and if so how the quality, utility, and clarity of 
the information to be collected can be enhanced; and
--Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are 
to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, 
electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic 
submission of responses.

Overview of This Information Collection

    1. Type of Information Collection: Extension of a currently 
approved collection.
    2. The Title of the Form/Collection: Annual Parole Survey, Annual 
Probation Survey
    3. The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of 
the Department sponsoring the collection: Form numbers for the 
questionnaire are CJ-7 Annual Parole Survey; CJ-8 Annual Probation 
Survey; CJ-8a Annual Probation Survey (Short Form). The applicable 
component within the Department of Justice is the Bureau of Justice 
Statistics, in the Office of Justice Programs.
    4. Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary: State departments of corrections or 
state probation and parole authorities. Others: The Federal Bureau of 
Prisons, city and county courts and probation offices for which a 
central reporting authority does not exist. For the CJ-7 form, the 
affected public

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consists of 53 respondents including 51 central reporters (two state 
respondents in Pennsylvania, and one each from the remaining states), 
the District of Columbia, and the Federal Bureau of Prisons responsible 
for keeping records on parolees. For the CJ-8 form, the affected public 
includes 305 reporters including 35 state respondents, the District of 
Columbia, the Federal Bureau of Prisons, and 268 from local authorities 
responsible for keeping records on probationers. For the CJ-8A form, 
the affected public includes 151 reporters who are all local 
authorities responsible for keeping records on probationers. The Annual 
Parole Survey and Annual Probation surveys have been used since 1977 to 
collect annual yearend counts and yearly movements of community 
corrections populations; characteristics of the community supervision 
population, such as gender, racial composition, ethnicity, conviction 
status, offense, and supervision status.
    5. An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of 
time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 506 Respondents 
each taking an average of 1.20 hours to respond.
    6. An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: There is an estimated 716 total burden hours 
associated with this collection.
    If additional information is required contact: Melody Braswell, 
Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, 
Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Two 
Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE., 3E.405A, Washington, DC 20530.

    Dated: August 8, 2017.
Melody Braswell,
Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice.
[FR Doc. 2017-16965 Filed 8-10-17; 8:45 am]
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