Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested, 19504-19505 [05-7341]

Download as PDF 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 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 70 / Wednesday, April 13, 2005 / Notices associated with this collection is 155 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. 05–7341 Filed 4–12–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18X–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested 60-day notice of information collection under review: National Computer Security Survey (NCSS). 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 Ramona Rantala, DOJ, OJP, Bureau of Justice Statistics, 810 Seventh Street, NW., Washington, DC 20531. 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, VerDate jul<14>2003 18:37 Apr 12, 2005 Jkt 205001 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: This is a New Information Collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: National Computer Security Survey. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Form Number: NCSS–1, NCSS–1s, and NCSS–1c. 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: Primary: Businesses or other for-profit organizations. Other: Not-forprofit institutions. The National Computer Security Survey collects information on the nature and prevalence of computer crime and resulting losses experienced by businesses nationwide. It also collects other information including types of computer security technology and practices used by businesses, routes used to access systems, whether incidents were reported to authorities, reasons for not reporting, and types of offenders. 42 U.S.C. 3711, et seq. authorizes the Department of Justice to collect and analyze statistical information concerning crime, juvenile delinquency, and the operation of the criminal justice system and related aspects of the civil justice system and to support the development of information and statistical systems at the Federal, State, and local levels. (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 36,000 respondents will each complete a 1.6hour data collection form. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: There are an estimated 57,775 total annual burden hours associated with this collection. If additional information is required contact: Brenda E. Dyer, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Justice PO 00000 Frm 00094 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 19505 Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Patrick Henry Building, Suite 1600, 601 D Street NW., Washington, DC 20530. Brenda E. Dyer, Department Clearance Officer, Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 05–7392 Filed 4–12–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Workforce Investment Act; Native American Employment and Training Council Employment and Training Administration, Labor. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY SUMMARY: Pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (Pub. L. 92–463), as amended, and section 166(h)(4) of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA)[29 U.S.C. 2911(h)(4)], notice is hereby given of the next meeting of the Native American Employment and Training Council as constituted under WIA. Time and Date: The meeting will begin at 10:30 a.m., Central Daylight Savings Time (CDT), on Wednesday, April 27, 2005, and continue until 12 p.m. (CDT) that day. The period from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. (CDT) on April 27 will be reserved for participation and presentation by members of the public. The meeting will reconvene at 1 p.m. (CDT) on April 28, 2005, and adjourn at approximately 4:30 p.m. (CDT) on that day. Place: All sessions will be held at the Hyatt Regency Houston, 1200 Louisiana Street, Houston, Texas. Status: The meeting will be open to the public. Persons who need special accommodations should contact Ms. Athena Brown on (202) 693–3737 by April 22, 2005. Matters to be Considered: The formal agenda will focus on the following topics: (1) Status Report of the UI Wage Study, (2) Implementation of 2000 Decennial Census data in the section 166 finding formula(s), (3) Council workgroup reports, (4) status of the Technical Assistance and Training Initiative, (5) Reauthorization of the WIA, (6) Economic Development—A Presentation by a Top-10 American Indian Owned Business. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Athena Brown, Chief, Division of Indian and Native American Programs, Office E:\FR\FM\13APN1.SGM 13APN1

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[FR Doc No: 05-7341]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Office of Justice Programs


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comments Requested

ACTION: 30-day notice of information collection under review: 2005 
National Survey of Prosecutors

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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. 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 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

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associated with this collection is 155 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. 05-7341 Filed 4-12-05; 8:45 am]
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