Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 58432 [E6-16269]

Download as PDF 58432 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 191 / Tuesday, October 3, 2006 / Notices Issued: September 26, 2006. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. E6–16230 Filed 10–2–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs [OMB Number 1121–0235] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Revision of a currently approved collection; Bulletproof Vest Partnership. rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES ACTION: 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 December 4, 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 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 function 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. (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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:59 Oct 02, 2006 Jkt 211001 other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Overview of this information: (1) Type of information collection: Revision of currently approved collection. (2) The title of the form/collection: Bulletproof Vest Partnership. (3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: Form Number: None, Bureau of Justice Assistance, 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: State, Local, or Tribal Governments. Other: None. Abstract: The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) collects this information as part of the application for federal assistance process under the Bulletproof Vest Partnership (BVP) Program. The purpose of this program is to help protect the lives of law enforcement officers by helping states and units of local and tribal governments equip their officers with armor vests. An applicant may request funds to help purchase one vest per officer per fiscal year. Federal payment covers up to 50 percent of each jurisdiction’s total costs. BJA uses the information collected to review, approve, and make awards to jurisdictions in accordance with programmatic and statutory requirements. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond/reply: There are approximately 5,000 respondents who will respond approximately once per year, for a total of 5,000 responses. Each response will require approximately 1 hour to complete. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The total annual public burden hours for this information collection is estimated to be 5,000 hours: 5,000 × 60 minutes per application = 300,000 minutes / by 60 minutes per hour = 5,000 hours. If additional information is required, please 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. PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: September 27, 2006. Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice. [FR Doc. E6–16269 Filed 10–2–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment Standards Administration Proposed Collection; Comment Request ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)]. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, the Employment Standards Administration is soliciting comments concerning the proposed collection: Notice of Issuance of Insurance Policy (CM–921). A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the addresses section of this Notice. DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the addresses section below on or before December 4, 2006. ADDRESSES: Ms. Hazel M. Bell, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave., NW., Room S–3201, Washington, DC 20210, telephone (202) 693–0418, fax (202) 693–1451, E-mail bell.hazel@dol.gov. Please use only one method of transmission for comments (mail, fax, or E-mail). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background: Section 423 of the Black Lung Benefits Act, as amended, requires that a responsible coal mine operator be insured and outlines the items each contract of insurance must contain. It also enumerates the civil penalties to which a responsible coal mine operator is subject, should these procedures not be followed. Further, 20 CFR part V, subpart C, 726.208–213 requires that each insurance carrier shall report to the Division of Coal Mine E:\FR\FM\03OCN1.SGM 03OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 191 (Tuesday, October 3, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Page 58432]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-16269]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Office of Justice Programs

[OMB Number 1121-0235]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request

ACTION: 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Revision 
of a currently approved collection; Bulletproof Vest Partnership.

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    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 
December 4, 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 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 function 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.
    (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: Revision of currently approved 
collection.
    (2) The title of the form/collection: Bulletproof Vest Partnership.
    (3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of 
the Department sponsoring the collection: Form Number: None, Bureau of 
Justice Assistance, 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: State, Local, or Tribal Governments. 
Other: None. Abstract: The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) collects 
this information as part of the application for federal assistance 
process under the Bulletproof Vest Partnership (BVP) Program. The 
purpose of this program is to help protect the lives of law enforcement 
officers by helping states and units of local and tribal governments 
equip their officers with armor vests. An applicant may request funds 
to help purchase one vest per officer per fiscal year. Federal payment 
covers up to 50 percent of each jurisdiction's total costs. BJA uses 
the information collected to review, approve, and make awards to 
jurisdictions in accordance with programmatic and statutory 
requirements.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond/reply: There are 
approximately 5,000 respondents who will respond approximately once per 
year, for a total of 5,000 responses. Each response will require 
approximately 1 hour to complete.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: The total annual public burden hours for this 
information collection is estimated to be 5,000 hours: 5,000 x 60 
minutes per application = 300,000 minutes / by 60 minutes per hour = 
5,000 hours.
    If additional information is required, please 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: September 27, 2006.
Lynn Bryant,
Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice.
 [FR Doc. E6-16269 Filed 10-2-06; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4410-18-P