Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested, 44708-44709 [E6-12728]

Download as PDF 44708 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 151 / Monday, August 7, 2006 / Notices ACTION: 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: (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, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (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. The Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) 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 71, Number 120, page 35946 on June 22, 2006, allowing for a 60-day comment period. The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days for public comment until September 7, 2006. 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 Overview of This Information Collection (1) Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved collection and extension of a currently approved collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Certification of Compliance with the Statutory Eligibility Requirements of the Violence Against Women Act as Amended for Applicants to the STOP Formula Grant Program. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Form Number: 1122–001. U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: The affected public includes STOP formula grantees (50 states, the District of Columbia and five territories (Guam, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Virgin Islands, Northern Mariana Islands)). The STOP Violence Against Women Formula Grant Program was authorized through the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 and reauthorized and amended by the Violence Against Women Act of 2000 and the Violence Against Women Act of 2005. The purpose of the STOP Formula Grant Program is to promote a coordinated, multi-disciplinary approach to improving the criminal justice system’s response to violence to transmit its determination and Commissioners’ opinions to the Secretary of Commerce on August 28, 2006.) 5. Outstanding action jackets: none. In accordance with Commission policy, subject matter listed above, not disposed of at the scheduled meeting, may be carried over to the agenda of the following meeting. By order of the Commission. Issued: August 3, 2006. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 06–6760 Filed 8–3–06; 1:37 pm] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [OMB Number 1122–0001] Office on Violence Against Women; Agency Information Collection Activities: Revision of a Currently Approved Collection and Extension of a Currently Approved Collection; Comments Requested sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Certification of Compliance with the Statutory Eligibility Requirements of the Violence Against Women Act as Amended for Applicants to the Stop (Services* Training* Officers* Prosecutors) Violence Against Women Formula Grant Program. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:19 Aug 04, 2006 Jkt 208001 PO 00000 Frm 00104 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 against women. It envisions a partnership among law enforcement, prosecution, courts, and victim advocacy organizations to enhance victim safety and hold offenders accountable for their crimes of violence against women. The Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) administers the STOP Formula Grant Program funds which must be distributed by STOP state administrators according to statutory formula (as amended by VAWA 2000 and VAWA 2005). (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 it will take the approximately 56 respondents (state administrators from the STOP Formula Grant Program) less than one hour to complete a Certification of Compliance with the Statutory Eligibility Requirements of the Violence Against Women Act, as Amended. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The total annual hour burden to complete the Certification is less than 56 hours. If additional information is required contact: Lynn Bryant, Deputy Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Suite 1600, Patrick Henry Building, 601 D Street NW., Washington, DC 20530. Dated: August 1, 2006. Lynn Bryant, Department Deputy Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice. [FR Doc. E6–12729 Filed 8–4–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–FX–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs [OMB Number 1121–0259] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Bureau of Justice Assistance Application Form: Medal of Valor. 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 E:\FR\FM\07AUN1.SGM 07AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 151 / Monday, August 7, 2006 / Notices sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register [Volume 71, Number 101, page 30174 on May 25, 2006] allowing for a 60 day comment period. The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days for public comment until September 6, 2006. 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: Extension of a previously approved collection for which approval will expired on December 31, 2005. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Public Safety Officer Medal or Valor. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: None. (4) Affected public who will be as or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: State, local and tribal government agencies within the United States and its territories. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:19 Aug 04, 2006 Jkt 208001 Abstract: The Bureau of Justice Assistance, a component of the Office of Justice Program, Department of Justice, administers the Public Safety Officer’s Medal of Valor. One a year, the President of the United States of America may award, and present in the name of Congress, a Medal of Valor of appropriate design, with ribbons and appurtenances, to a public safety officer who is cited by the Attorney General, upon the recommendation of the Medal of Valor Review Board, for extraordinary valor above and beyond the call of duty. The Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor is the highest national award given to a public safety officer in recognition of their bravery and altruistic acts of valor to protect and save the lives of others. Nomination(s) for this award is voluntary. Nominations are received through the Internet, or postal mail. The Medal of Valor program is governed by F1.R.802, the ‘‘Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor Act of 2001. (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 it will take the 182 applicants under the Medal of Valor approximately 25 minutes to complete the application/nomination form. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: the total estimated annual hour burden to complete the certification form is 75.83 hours. If additional information is required contact: Lynn Bryant, 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: August 1, 2006. Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, PRA, Department of Justice. [FR Doc. E6–12728 Filed 8–4–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P Office of Justice Programs [AAG/A Order No. 012–2006] Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP). ACTION: Modification of a system of records. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This is a notice of minor modifications to a system of records Frm 00105 Fmt 4703 originally published in the Federal Register on September 4, 2002 (67 FR 56584), entitled ‘‘Victims of International Terrorism Compensation and Assistance Program, OJP–014.’’ The system is being re-named as ‘‘Victims of International Terrorism Expense Reimbursement Program, OJP–014.’’ Minor changes are made to reflect the nature of the program as an ‘‘expense reimbursement’’ program and to update routine uses as necessary. DATES: In accordance with the requirements of 5 U.S.C. 552a(e)(4) and (11), the public is given a 30-day period in which to comment. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB), which has oversight responsibility under the Act, has 40 days in which to conclude its review of the system. Therefore, please submit any comments by September 18, 2006. If no comments are received, the revised system notice will be implemented without further notice in the Federal Register. ADDRESSES: The public, OMB, and the Congress are invited to submit any comments to Mary E. Cahill, Management and Planning Staff, Justice Management Division, Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20530 (Room 1400 National Place Building), Facsimile number 202–307–1853. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary E. Cahill, 202–307–1823. In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552a (r), the DOJ has provided a report to OMB and the Congress on the modifications to this system of records. Dated: July 31, 2006. Lee J. Lofthus, Acting Assistant Attorney General, for Administration. JUSTICE/OJP—014 SYSTEM NAME: Victims of International Terrorism Expense Reimbursement Program. SECURITY CLASSIFICATION: Unclassified. SYSTEM LOCATION: DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE PO 00000 44709 Sfmt 4703 Original records will be kept at the Office of Justice Programs (OJP), 810 Seventh Street, NW., Washington, DC 20531. Copies of records may be kept at locations of authorized contractors. The Office for Victims of Crimes (OVC) will have access to any/all data base(s) established by an OVC contractor and the data base(s) will be maintained internally or placed on the OJP/OVC server. CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM: Claimants seeking expense reimbursement under the program, E:\FR\FM\07AUN1.SGM 07AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 151 (Monday, August 7, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 44708-44709]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-12728]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Office of Justice Programs

[OMB Number 1121-0259]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comments Requested

ACTION: 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Bureau of 
Justice Assistance Application Form: Medal of Valor.

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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

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proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal 
Register [Volume 71, Number 101, page 30174 on May 25, 2006] allowing 
for a 60 day comment period. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 
an additional 30 days for public comment until September 6, 2006. 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: Extension of a previously 
approved collection for which approval will expired on December 31, 
2005.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Public Safety Officer Medal or 
Valor.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department sponsoring the collection: None.
    (4) Affected public who will be as or required to respond, as well 
as a brief abstract: Primary: State, local and tribal government 
agencies within the United States and its territories.
    Abstract: The Bureau of Justice Assistance, a component of the 
Office of Justice Program, Department of Justice, administers the 
Public Safety Officer's Medal of Valor. One a year, the President of 
the United States of America may award, and present in the name of 
Congress, a Medal of Valor of appropriate design, with ribbons and 
appurtenances, to a public safety officer who is cited by the Attorney 
General, upon the recommendation of the Medal of Valor Review Board, 
for extraordinary valor above and beyond the call of duty. The Public 
Safety Officer Medal of Valor is the highest national award given to a 
public safety officer in recognition of their bravery and altruistic 
acts of valor to protect and save the lives of others. Nomination(s) 
for this award is voluntary. Nominations are received through the 
Internet, or postal mail. The Medal of Valor program is governed by 
F1.R.802, the ``Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor Act of 2001.
    (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 it will take the 182 applicants under the Medal of Valor 
approximately 25 minutes to complete the application/nomination form.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: the total estimated annual hour burden to complete 
the certification form is 75.83 hours.
    If additional information is required contact: Lynn Bryant, 
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: August 1, 2006.
Lynn Bryant,
Department Clearance Officer, PRA, Department of Justice.
[FR Doc. E6-12728 Filed 8-4-06; 8:45 am]
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