Submission of Paperwork Reduction Act Request to Office of Management and Budget, 40536 [E6-11211]

Download as PDF 40536 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 136 / Monday, July 17, 2006 / Notices Dated: June 29, 2006. Orlando J. Cabrera, Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing. [FR Doc. E6–11282 Filed 7–14–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Submission of Paperwork Reduction Act Request to Office of Management and Budget Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice announces that the Information Collection Request for Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) for a Certificate of Degree of Indian or Alaska Native Blood (CDIB) has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act. The BIA is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before August 16, 2006. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be sent directly to the Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior, by facsimile at (202) 395–5806 or you may send an e-mail to: OIRA_DOCKET@omb.eop.gov. Send a copy of your comments to Ms. Carolyn Newman, Tribal Enrollment Specialist, Division of Tribal Government Services, Office of Tribal Services, Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1849 C Street, NW., Mail Stop 4513–MIB, Washington, DC 20240. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of the information collection may be obtained by contacting Ms. Carolyn Newman, Tribal Enrollment Specialist, at 202–513–7641. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: No comments on the workload burden or the form itself (OMB Control No. 1076– 0153) were received during or before the close of the public comment period on March 13, 2006, as requested in the notice published January 13, 2006 in the Federal Register (71 FR 2268). rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Abstract The purpose of this collection is to assist in determining the eligibility of individuals for various programs and services available to American Indians and Alaska Natives. This part specifies the requirements for the documentation of degree of Indian blood and uniform standards by which we may issue, VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:41 Jul 14, 2006 Jkt 208001 amend, or invalidate a Certificate of Degree of Indian or Alaska Native Blood. Disclosure of information may be given to the Department of the Interior and the Department of Justice when required for litigation or anticipated litigation. Notification of inquiries or access must be addressed to the appropriate Regional Director, Bureau of Indian Affairs. Submission of this information is voluntary. However, not providing information may result in a determination that an individual is not eligible to receive program services based upon his/her status as an American Indian or Alaska Native. The information to be collected includes: certificates of birth and death, probate determinations, court orders, affidavits, Federal or tribal census records and Social Security records. Request for Comments The Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, invites comments on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) The accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including the hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumption used; (c) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) Ways to 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 collection techniques or other forms of information technology. The Office of Management and Budget has up to 60 days to approve or disapprove the information collection but may respond after 30 days; therefore, comments submitted in response to this notice should be submitted to OMB within 30 days in order to assure their maximum consideration. Please note: comments, names, addresses of commentators are available for public review during regular business hours. If you wish us to withhold any information, you must state this prominently at the beginning of your comment. We will honor your request to the extent allowable by law. Please note that an agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless a currently valid OMB control number is displayed. You PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 may request copies of the information collection forms and our submission to OMB from the person listed in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. This notice provides the public with 30 days in which to comment on the following information collection activity: Title: Request for Certificate of Degree of Indian or Alaska Native Blood, 25 CFR part 70. OMB Control Number: 1076–0153. Type of review: Renewal. Description of respondents: Individual Indians who may be eligible to receive program services based upon their status and/or degree of Indian or Alaska Native blood. Frequency: All information and documentation is to be collected once from each requester. Estimated completion time: The reporting and recordkeeping burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 1.5 hours for each response for an estimated 154,980 requests per year or 232,470 hours, including the time for reviewing instructions, searching existing data sources and gathering needed data. Thus, the estimated total annual reporting and recordkeeping burden for this entire collection is estimated to be 232,470 hours. Total annual burden: 232,470 hours. Estimated non-hour cost: $6,199,200. The cost covers certification of documents and postage and the cost of duplicating the original application form. Dated: June 8, 2006. Michael D. Olsen, Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary— Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. E6–11211 Filed 7–14–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–4J–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [WY–920–09–1320–EL, WYW172908] Coal Lease Exploration License, WY Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of invitation for coal exploration license. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Pursuant to section 2(b) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, as amended by section 4 of the Federal Coal Leasing Amendments Act of 1976, 90 Stat. 1083, 30 U.S.C. 201(b), and to the regulations adopted as 43 CFR part 3410, all interested parties are hereby invited to participate with Kiewit Mining Properties Inc. on a pro rata cost E:\FR\FM\17JYN1.SGM 17JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 136 (Monday, July 17, 2006)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs


Submission of Paperwork Reduction Act Request to Office of 
Management and Budget

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces that the Information Collection Request 
for Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) for a Certificate of Degree of 
Indian or Alaska Native Blood (CDIB) has been submitted to the Office 
of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval under the provisions of the 
Paperwork Reduction Act. The BIA is soliciting public comments on the 
subject proposal.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before August 16, 2006.

ADDRESSES: Written comments should be sent directly to the Desk Officer 
for the Department of the Interior, by facsimile at (202) 395-5806 or 
you may send an e-mail to: OIRA--DOCKET@omb.eop.gov.
    Send a copy of your comments to Ms. Carolyn Newman, Tribal 
Enrollment Specialist, Division of Tribal Government Services, Office 
of Tribal Services, Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1849 C Street, NW., Mail 
Stop 4513-MIB, Washington, DC 20240.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of the information collection 
may be obtained by contacting Ms. Carolyn Newman, Tribal Enrollment 
Specialist, at 202-513-7641.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: No comments on the workload burden or the 
form itself (OMB Control No. 1076-0153) were received during or before 
the close of the public comment period on March 13, 2006, as requested 
in the notice published January 13, 2006 in the Federal Register (71 FR 
2268).

Abstract

    The purpose of this collection is to assist in determining the 
eligibility of individuals for various programs and services available 
to American Indians and Alaska Natives. This part specifies the 
requirements for the documentation of degree of Indian blood and 
uniform standards by which we may issue, amend, or invalidate a 
Certificate of Degree of Indian or Alaska Native Blood. Disclosure of 
information may be given to the Department of the Interior and the 
Department of Justice when required for litigation or anticipated 
litigation. Notification of inquiries or access must be addressed to 
the appropriate Regional Director, Bureau of Indian Affairs.
    Submission of this information is voluntary. However, not providing 
information may result in a determination that an individual is not 
eligible to receive program services based upon his/her status as an 
American Indian or Alaska Native. The information to be collected 
includes: certificates of birth and death, probate determinations, 
court orders, affidavits, Federal or tribal census records and Social 
Security records.

Request for Comments

    The Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, invites 
comments on:
    (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the 
proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether 
the information will have practical utility;
    (b) The accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden (including 
the hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information, 
including the validity of the methodology and assumption used;
    (c) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and
    (d) Ways to 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 collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology.
    The Office of Management and Budget has up to 60 days to approve or 
disapprove the information collection but may respond after 30 days; 
therefore, comments submitted in response to this notice should be 
submitted to OMB within 30 days in order to assure their maximum 
consideration. Please note: comments, names, addresses of commentators 
are available for public review during regular business hours. If you 
wish us to withhold any information, you must state this prominently at 
the beginning of your comment. We will honor your request to the extent 
allowable by law. Please note that an agency may not conduct or 
sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of 
information unless a currently valid OMB control number is displayed. 
You may request copies of the information collection forms and our 
submission to OMB from the person listed in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 
CONTACT section. This notice provides the public with 30 days in which 
to comment on the following information collection activity:
    Title: Request for Certificate of Degree of Indian or Alaska Native 
Blood, 25 CFR part 70.
    OMB Control Number: 1076-0153.
    Type of review: Renewal.
    Description of respondents: Individual Indians who may be eligible 
to receive program services based upon their status and/or degree of 
Indian or Alaska Native blood.
    Frequency: All information and documentation is to be collected 
once from each requester.
    Estimated completion time: The reporting and recordkeeping burden 
for this collection of information is estimated to average 1.5 hours 
for each response for an estimated 154,980 requests per year or 232,470 
hours, including the time for reviewing instructions, searching 
existing data sources and gathering needed data. Thus, the estimated 
total annual reporting and recordkeeping burden for this entire 
collection is estimated to be 232,470 hours.
    Total annual burden: 232,470 hours.
    Estimated non-hour cost: $6,199,200. The cost covers certification 
of documents and postage and the cost of duplicating the original 
application form.

    Dated: June 8, 2006.
Michael D. Olsen,
Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs.
[FR Doc. E6-11211 Filed 7-14-06; 8:45 am]
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