Bureau of Justice Assistance; Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested, 46922-46923 [E6-13354]

Download as PDF 46922 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 157 / Tuesday, August 15, 2006 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Drug Enforcement Administration Importer of Controlled Substances; Notice of Application Pursuant to 21 U.S.C. 958(i), the Attorney General shall, prior to issuing a registration under this Section to a bulk manufacturer of a controlled substance in Schedule I or II and prior to issuing a regulation under 21 U.S.C. 952(a)(2)(B) authorizing the importation of such a substance, provide manufacturers holding registrations for the bulk manufacture of the substance an opportunity for a hearing. Therefore, in accordance with 21 CFR 1301.34(a), this is notice that on March 22, 2006, Penick Corporation, 33 Industrial Park Road, Pennsville, New Jersey 08070, made application by renewal to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to be registered as an importer of the basic classes of controlled substances listed in Schedule II: Drug Schedule mstockstill on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES Coca Leaves (9040) ..................... Raw Opium (9600) ....................... Poppy Straw (9650) ..................... Concentrate of Poppy Straw (9670). II II II II The company plans to import the listed controlled substances to manufacture bulk controlled substance intermediates for sale to its customers. Any manufacturer who is presently, or is applying to be, registered with DEA to manufacture such basic classes of controlled substances may file comments or objections to the issuance of the proposed registration and may, at the same time, file a written request for a hearing on such application pursuant to 21 CFR 1301.43 and in such form as prescribed by 21 CFR 1316.47. Any such written comments or objections being sent via regular mail should be addressed, in quintuplicate, to the Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of Diversion Control, Drug Enforcement Administration, Washington, DC 20537, Attention: DEA Federal Register Representative/ODL; or any being sent via express mail should be sent to DEA Headquarters, Attention: DEA Federal Register Representative/ ODL, 2401 Jefferson-Davis Highway, Alexandria, Virginia 22301; and must be filed no later than September 14, 2006. This procedure is to be conducted simultaneously with and independent of the procedures described in 21 CFR 1301.34(b), (c), (d), (e) and (f). As noted in a previous notice published in the VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:41 Aug 14, 2006 Jkt 208001 Federal Register on September 23, 1975, (40 FR 43745–46), all applicants for registration to import a basic class of any controlled substance listed in Schedule I or II are, and will continue to be required to demonstrate to the Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of Diversion Control, Drug Enforcement Administration, that the requirements for such registration pursuant to 21 U.S.C. 958(a), 21 U.S.C. 823(a), and 21 CFR 1301.34(b), (c), (d), (e) and (f) are satisfied. Dated: August 7, 2006. Joseph T. Rannazzisi, Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of Diversion Control, Drug Enforcement Administration. [FR Doc. E6–13329 Filed 8–14–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–09–P Washington, DC 20537, Attention: DEA Federal Register Representative/ODL; or any being sent via express mail should be sent to DEA Headquarters, Attention: DEA Federal Register Representative/ ODL, 2401 Jefferson-Davis Highway, Alexandria, Virginia 22301; and must be filed no later than October 16, 2006. Dated: August 7, 2006. Joseph T. Rannazzisi, Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of Diversion Control, Drug Enforcement Administration. [FR Doc. E6–13326 Filed 8–14–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–09–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs [OMB Number 1121–0271] DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Drug Enforcement Administration Manufacturer of Controlled Substances; Notice of Application Pursuant to § 1301.33(a) of Title 21 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), this is notice that on March 21, 2006, Rhodes Technologies, 498 Washington Street, Coventry, Rhode Island, 02816, made application by renewal to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for registration as a bulk manufacturer of the basic classes of controlled substances listed in Schedule I and II: Drug Schedule Tetrahydrocannabinols (7370) ..... Methylphenidate (1724) ................ Codeine (9050) ............................. Dihydrocodeine (9120) ................. Oxycodone (9143) ........................ Hydromorphone (9150) ................ Hydrocodone (9193) ..................... Thebaine (9333) ........................... Noroxymorphone (9668) .............. Fentanyl (9801) ............................ I II II II II II II II II II The company plans to manufacture the listed controlled substances in bulk for conversion and sale to dosage form manufacturers. Any other such applicant and any person who is presently registered with DEA to manufacture such a substance may file comments or objections to the issuance of the proposed registration pursuant to 21 CFR 1301.33(a). Any such written comments or objections being sent via regular mail should be addressed, in quintuplicate, to the Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of Diversion Control, Drug Enforcement Administration, PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Bureau of Justice Assistance; Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review—Extension of currently approved collection. ACTION: Bureau of Justice Assistance Application Form: Project Safe Neighborhood Semi-Annual Researcher Reporting Form. The Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance, has submitted the following information collection request for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This 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 October 16, 2006. If you have additional comments, suggestions, or need a copy of the proposed information collection instrument with instructions or additional information, please contact M. Pressley at 202–353–8643 or 1–866– 859–2687, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, 810 7th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20531. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information 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 function of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; E:\FR\FM\15AUN1.SGM 15AUN1 mstockstill on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 157 / Tuesday, August 15, 2006 / Notices (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. Overview of this information: (1) Type of information collection: Extension of currently approved collection. (2) The title of the form/collection: Project Safe Neighborhood Semi-Annual Researcher Reporting Form. (3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, United States Department of Justice. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: State and local law enforcement agencies. Other: None. Abstract: One of the central elements of PSN is the requirement that PSN task forces collect data on outcome measures related to the level of firearms violence in each judicial district and information on the strategies used to combat that gun violence. This information is essential if we are strategically to target our financial resources for maximum impact, and is a necessary element in assessing success or failure and providing the information required to make mid-course corrections in our local programs. To accomplish the data collection at the local level, the Bureau of Justice Assistance has funded a research partner to work with each of the 94 districts.1 The grant program provided $150,000 to a researcher in each district to be spent over three years. The data collected by these researchers has allowed for program assessment at the local level, but also has provided the opportunity to gauge the results of the initiative across the country. Understanding the gun violence problem throughout the country will allow the Department to identify trends 1 While there are 94 judicial districts, there are only 93 United States Attorneys and accordingly 93 research partners. The Northern Mariana Islands and Guam share one research partner. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:41 Aug 14, 2006 Jkt 208001 and adapt the program at a national level to meet the needs of the districts. Additionally, by collecting both outcome and intervention measures, the Department can identify programs that demonstrate success in reducing targeted gun crime. This information is essential to evaluating the program and providing feedback at the national level that can inform management decisions. (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 no more than 93 respondents will apply twice a year. Each application takes approximately 60 minutes to complete. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The total hour burden to complete the applications is 186. (93 respondents × 1 hour per respondent × 2 responses per year = 186 burden hours) If additional information is required, contact: Ms. Lynn Bryant, Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Justice, Policy and Planning Staff, Justice Management Division, 601 D Street, NW., Suite 1600, Washington, DC, 20530, or via facsimile at (202) 514– 1534. Dated: August 9, 2006. Lynn Bryant, Clearance Officer, Justice Management Division, United States Department of Justice. [FR Doc. E6–13354 Filed 8–14–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of the Secretary Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request August 9, 2006. The Department of Labor (DOL) has submitted the following public information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13, 44 U.S.C. chapter 35). A copy of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by contacting Darrin King on 202–693– 4129 (this is not a toll-free number) or e-mail: king.darrin@dol.gov. Comments should be sent to Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, 202–395–7316 (this is not a toll-free number), within 30 days from the date of this publication in the Federal Register. PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 46923 The OMB is particularly interested in comments which: • 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 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 collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Agency: Bureau of Labor Statistics. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Title: Consumer Price Index (CPI) Housing Survey (CADC). OMB Number: 1220–0163. Type of Response: Reporting. Affected Public: Individuals and households. Frequency: On occasion and semiannually. Number of Respondents: 88,234. Total Annual Responses: 114,351. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 11,916. Estimate Average Response Time: 5 to 7 minutes. Total Annualized capital/startup costs: $0. Total Annual Costs (operating/ maintaining systems or purchasing services): $0. Description: The Consumer Price Index (CPI) is the timeliest instrument compiled by the U.S. Government that is designed to measure changes in the purchasing power of the urban consumer’s dollar. The CPI is used most widely as a measure of inflation, and is used in the formulation of economic policy. It also is used as a deflator of other economic series, that is, to adjust other series for price changes and to translate these series into inflation-free dollars. Ira L. Mills, Departmental Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E6–13351 Filed 8–14–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–24–P E:\FR\FM\15AUN1.SGM 15AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Office of Justice Programs

[OMB Number 1121-0271]


 Bureau of Justice Assistance; Agency Information Collection 
Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested

ACTION: 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review--Extension 
of currently approved collection.

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    Bureau of Justice Assistance Application Form: Project Safe 
Neighborhood Semi-Annual Researcher Reporting Form.
    The Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of 
Justice Assistance, has submitted the following information collection 
request for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995. This 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 October 16, 2006. If you have additional comments, suggestions, 
or need a copy of the proposed information collection instrument with 
instructions or additional information, please contact M. Pressley at 
202-353-8643 or 1-866-859-2687, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of 
Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, 810 7th Street, NW., 
Washington, DC 20531.
    Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected 
agencies concerning the proposed collection of information 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 function of the agency, 
including whether the information will have practical utility;

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    (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.
    Overview of this information:
    (1) Type of information collection: Extension of currently approved 
collection.
    (2) The title of the form/collection: Project Safe Neighborhood 
Semi-Annual Researcher Reporting Form.
    (3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of 
the Department sponsoring the collection: Bureau of Justice Assistance, 
Office of Justice Programs, United States Department of Justice.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: State and local law enforcement agencies.
    Other: None.
    Abstract: One of the central elements of PSN is the requirement 
that PSN task forces collect data on outcome measures related to the 
level of firearms violence in each judicial district and information on 
the strategies used to combat that gun violence. This information is 
essential if we are strategically to target our financial resources for 
maximum impact, and is a necessary element in assessing success or 
failure and providing the information required to make mid-course 
corrections in our local programs.
    To accomplish the data collection at the local level, the Bureau of 
Justice Assistance has funded a research partner to work with each of 
the 94 districts.\1\ The grant program provided $150,000 to a 
researcher in each district to be spent over three years. The data 
collected by these researchers has allowed for program assessment at 
the local level, but also has provided the opportunity to gauge the 
results of the initiative across the country. Understanding the gun 
violence problem throughout the country will allow the Department to 
identify trends and adapt the program at a national level to meet the 
needs of the districts. Additionally, by collecting both outcome and 
intervention measures, the Department can identify programs that 
demonstrate success in reducing targeted gun crime. This information is 
essential to evaluating the program and providing feedback at the 
national level that can inform management decisions.
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    \1\ While there are 94 judicial districts, there are only 93 
United States Attorneys and accordingly 93 research partners. The 
Northern Mariana Islands and Guam share one research partner.
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    (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 no more than 93 respondents will apply twice a year. 
Each application takes approximately 60 minutes to complete.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: The total hour burden to complete the applications 
is 186. (93 respondents x 1 hour per respondent x 2 responses per year 
= 186 burden hours) If additional information is required, contact: Ms. 
Lynn Bryant, Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Justice, Policy and 
Planning Staff, Justice Management Division, 601 D Street, NW., Suite 
1600, Washington, DC, 20530, or via facsimile at (202) 514-1534.

    Dated: August 9, 2006.
Lynn Bryant,
Clearance Officer, Justice Management Division, United States 
Department of Justice.
[FR Doc. E6-13354 Filed 8-14-06; 8:45 am]
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