Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested, 19503-19504 [05-7340]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 70 / Wednesday, April 13, 2005 / Notices with section 207.68 of the Commission’s rules. All written submissions must conform with the provisions of section 201.8 of the Commission’s rules; any submissions that contain BPI must also conform with the requirements of sections 201.6, 207.3, and 207.7 of the Commission’s rules. The Commission’s rules do not authorize filing of submissions with the Secretary by facsimile or electronic means, except to the extent permitted by section 201.8 of the Commission’s rules, as amended, 67 FR 68036 (November 8, 2002). Additional written submissions to the Commission, including requests pursuant to section 201.12 of the Commission’s rules, shall not be accepted unless good cause is shown for accepting such submissions, or unless the submission is pursuant to a specific request by a Commissioner or Commission staff. In accordance with sections 201.16(c) and 207.3 of the Commission’s rules, each document filed by a party to the reviews must be served on all other parties to the reviews (as identified by either the public or BPI service list), and a certificate of service must be timely filed. The Secretary will not accept a document for filing without a certificate of service. Authority: These reviews are being conducted under authority of title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930; this notice is published pursuant to section 207.62 of the Commission’s rules. Issued: April 8, 2005. By order of the Commission. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 05–7452 Filed 4–12–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Federal Bureau of Investigation Bureau Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested 60-day notice of information collection under review: communications assistance for Law Enforcement Act readiness survey. ACTION: The Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), has submitted 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 is published to obtain comments from the VerDate jul<14>2003 18:37 Apr 12, 2005 Jkt 205001 public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for ‘‘sixty days’’ until June 13, 2005. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. If you have 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 Norm Wright, CIU–FBI, 14800 Conference Center Drive, Suite 300, Chantilly, VA 20151 or nwright@askcalea.net. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected TSPs 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 agency, 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; • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; 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 techniques or other forms of information technology. Overview of this information collection: (1) Type of Information Collection: New collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act (CALEA) Readiness Survey. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Form Number: None. Bureau of Federal Investigation. (4) The information collected in the survey will be stored in a database and be used to evaluate the effectiveness of CIU programs for implementing CALEA solutions in the Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN). Affected Telecommunications Service Providers (TSP) will be asked to identify the platforms within their networks that have CALEA responsibility. For each identified platform the TSP must specify if it is CALEA ready (Law Enforcement can obtain a CALEA surveillance). If the platform is not CALEA ready, the TSP is asked to PO 00000 Frm 00092 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 19503 identify the software release that provides CALEA functionality and the date when the platform anticipate installing that software release. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: It is estimated that 3483 TSPs will provide 21,323 responses. Each response is estimated to take 15 minutes to complete. (6) An estimate of the public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: There are an estimated 5,330.75 total annual burden hours associated with this collection. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brenda E. Dyer, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Patrick Henry Building, Suite 1600, 601 D Street, NW., Washington, DC 20530. Dated: April 8, 2005. Brenda E. Dyer, Department Clearance Officer, Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 05–7393 Filed 4–12–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested 60-day notice of information collection under review: Civil Justice Survey of State Courts 2005. ACTION: The Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), has submitted 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 is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for ‘‘sixty days’’ until June 13, 2005. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. If you have 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: Thomas H. Cohen, (202) 514–8344, Bureau of Justice Statistics, Office of Justice Programs, Department of Justice, 810 Seventh Street, NW., Washington, DC 20531 of Thomas.H.Cohen@usdoj.gov. E:\FR\FM\13APN1.SGM 13APN1 19504 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 70 / Wednesday, April 13, 2005 / Notices 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 agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; • Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; 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: Existing Collection In Use Without an OMB Control Number. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Civil Justice Survey of State Courts, 2005. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Form Number: CJSC. Bureau of Justice Statistics, Office of Justice Programs. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: State, Local or Tribal Governments. The Civil Justice Survey of State courts, 2005. (CJSC 05) is the only collection effort that provides basic information on civil cases adjudicated in state trial courts in a sample of the Nation’s 75 most populous counties. Information collected includes the types of claims brought by litigants in civil disputes, plaintiff win rates, compensatory and punitive damage awards, case processing time, and post verdict activity. The CJSC 05 provides policymakers, researchers, and lawyers with an opportunity to examine how civil lawsuits are processed in state courts. (5) As estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: It is estimated that information will be collected on a total of 30,000 civil cases from 46 responding counties. Annual cost to the respondents is based on the number of hours involved in VerDate jul<14>2003 18:37 Apr 12, 2005 Jkt 205001 providing information from court records for the jury trial, bench trial, and non-trial data collection forms. Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 30 minutes per data collection form. The estimate of hour burden is based on prior CJSC surveys. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The estimated public burden associated with this collection is 15,000 hours. If additional information is required contact: Brenda E. Dyer, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Patrick Henry Building, Suite 1600, 601 D Street NW., Washington, DC 20530. Dated: April 7, 2005. Brenda E. Dyer, Department Clearance Officer, Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 05–7340 Filed 4–12–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–M DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested 30-day notice of information collection under review: 2005 National Survey of Prosecutors ACTION: The Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP) has submitted 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 is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register Volume 70, Number 18, page 4151 on January 28, 2005, allowing for a 60 day comment period. The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days for public comment until May 13, 2005. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the items contained in this notice, especially the estimated public burden and associated response time, should be directed to the Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention Department of Justice Desk PO 00000 Frm 00093 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Officer, Washington, DC 20503. Additionally, comments may be submitted to OMB via facsimile to (202) 395–5806. 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 agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; —Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; —Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; 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: Reinstatement, with change, of previously approved collection for which approval has expired. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: 2005 National Survey of Prosecutors. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: Form Number: NSP–05. Bureau of Justice Statistics, Office of Justice Programs, Department of Justice. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: The NSP–05 is the only collection effort that provides basic information on prosecutorial office staffing and operations, use of innovative prosecution techniques, felony and misdemeanor caseloads, prosecution of computer related crimes, juvenile offenses, and use of DNA evidence. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond/reply: It is estimated that 310 surveys, requiring approximately 30 minutes to complete, will be submitted to the State Prosecutor Offices in each selected district. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The estimated public burden E:\FR\FM\13APN1.SGM 13APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Office of Justice Programs


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comments Requested

ACTION: 60-day notice of information collection under review: Civil 
Justice Survey of State Courts 2005.

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    The Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), 
has submitted 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 is published to obtain comments from the public 
and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 
``sixty days'' until June 13, 2005. This process is conducted in 
accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10.
    If you have 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: Thomas H. Cohen, (202) 514-8344, Bureau of 
Justice Statistics, Office of Justice Programs, Department of Justice, 
810 Seventh Street, NW., Washington, DC 20531 of 
Thomas.H.Cohen@usdoj.gov.

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    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 agency, 
including whether the information will have practical utility;
     Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies estimate of the 
burden of the proposed collection of information, including the 
validity of the methodology and assumptions used;
     Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; 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: Existing Collection In Use 
Without an OMB Control Number.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Civil Justice Survey of State 
Courts, 2005.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Form Number: CJSC. 
Bureau of Justice Statistics, Office of Justice Programs.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary: State, Local or Tribal Governments. 
The Civil Justice Survey of State courts, 2005. (CJSC 05) is the only 
collection effort that provides basic information on civil cases 
adjudicated in state trial courts in a sample of the Nation's 75 most 
populous counties. Information collected includes the types of claims 
brought by litigants in civil disputes, plaintiff win rates, 
compensatory and punitive damage awards, case processing time, and post 
verdict activity. The CJSC 05 provides policymakers, researchers, and 
lawyers with an opportunity to examine how civil lawsuits are processed 
in state courts.
    (5) As estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: It is estimated 
that information will be collected on a total of 30,000 civil cases 
from 46 responding counties. Annual cost to the respondents is based on 
the number of hours involved in providing information from court 
records for the jury trial, bench trial, and non-trial data collection 
forms. Public reporting burden for this collection of information is 
estimated to average 30 minutes per data collection form. The estimate 
of hour burden is based on prior CJSC surveys.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: The estimated public burden associated with this 
collection is 15,000 hours.
    If additional information is required contact: Brenda E. Dyer, 
Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, 
Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Patrick Henry 
Building, Suite 1600, 601 D Street NW., Washington, DC 20530.

    Dated: April 7, 2005.
Brenda E. Dyer,
Department Clearance Officer, Department of Justice.
[FR Doc. 05-7340 Filed 4-12-05; 8:45 am]
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