Bureau of Justice Assistance; Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested, 59524 [E6-16623]

Download as PDF 59524 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 195 / Tuesday, October 10, 2006 / Notices comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for ‘‘sixty days’’ until December 11, 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 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: • 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 Registration agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, Although you may register the first day of the conference starting at 10 a.m., including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; we highly encourage you to register • Enhance the quality, utility, and online at http://www.usbr.gov/ clarity of the information to be excellence, or by phone at 303–445– collected; and 2808. • Minimize the burden of the Dated: September 27, 2006. collection of information on those who Brenda W. Burman, are to respond, including through the Deputy Commissioner—External and use of appropriate automated, Intergovernmental Affairs. electronic, mechanical, or other [FR Doc. 06–8539 Filed 10–6–06; 8:45 am] technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, BILLING CODE 4310–MN–M e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Overview of this information DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE collection: (1) Type of information collection: Office of Justice Programs Extension of currently approved collection. [OMB Number 1121–0220] (2) The title of the form/collection: Public Safety Officers Educational Bureau of Justice Assistance; Agency Assistance. Information Collection Activities: (3) The agency form number, if any, Proposed Collection; Comments and the applicable component of the Requested Department sponsoring the collection: None. Bureau of Justice Assistance, ACTION: 60-day notice of information Office of Justice Programs, United States collection under review; extension of Department of Justice. currently approved collection. (4) Affected public who will be asked Bureau of Justice Assistance or required to respond, as well as a brief Application Form: Public Safety Officers abstract: Educational Assistance. Primary: Dependents of public safety The Department of Justice, Office of officers who were killed or permanently Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice and totally disabled in the line of duty. Abstract: BJA’s Public Safety Officers’ Assistance, has submitted the following Benefits (PSOB) division will use the information collection request for PSOEA Application information to review and clearance in accordance confirm the eligibility of applicants to with the Paperwork Reduction Act of receive PSOEA benefits. Eligibility is 1995. This proposed information dependent on several factors, including collection is published to obtain FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Miguel Rocha (303) 445–2841. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Managing for Excellence Project will identify and address the specific 21st Century challenges Reclamation must meet to fulfill its mission to manage, develop, and protect water and related resources in an environmentally and economically sound manner in the interest of the American public. This project will examine Reclamation’s core capabilities and the agency’s ability to respond to both expected and unforeseeable future needs in an innovative and timely manner. This project will result in essential changes in a number of key areas, which are outlined in, Managing for Excellence— An Action Plan for the 21st Century Bureau of Reclamation. For more information regarding the Project, Action Plan, and specific actions being taken, please visit the Managing for Excellence Web page at http:// www.usbr.gov/excellence. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:42 Oct 06, 2006 Jkt 211001 PO 00000 Frm 00099 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the applicant having received or being eligible to receive a portion of the PSOB Death Benefit, or having a family member who received the PSOB Disability Benefit. Also considered are the applicant’s age and the schools being attended. In addition, information to help BJA identify an individual is collected, such as Social Security number and contact numbers and e-mail addresses. The changes to the application form have been made in an effort to streamline the application process and eliminate requests for information that is either irrelevant or already being collected by other means. Others: None. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time needed for an average respondent to respond is as follows: It is estimated that no more than 78 respondents will apply a year. Each application takes approximately 20 minutes to complete. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection is 26 hours. Total Annual Reporting Burden: 78 × 20 minutes per application = 1560 minutes ÷ by 60 minutes per hour = 26 hours. If additional information is required, please contact, Lynn Bryant, 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: October 3, 2006. Lynn Bryant, Clearance Officer, Justice Management Division, United States Department of Justice. [FR Doc. E6–16623 Filed 10–6–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of the Secretary Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request October 2, 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 Ira Mills at the Department of Labor on 202–693–4122 (this is not a toll-free number) or E-Mail: Mills.Ira@dol.gov. This ICR can also be accessed online at http:// E:\FR\FM\10OCN1.SGM 10OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 195 (Tuesday, October 10, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Page 59524]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-16623]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Office of Justice Programs

[OMB Number 1121-0220]


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: Public Safety 
Officers Educational Assistance.
    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 11, 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 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:
     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.
    Overview of this information collection:
    (1) Type of information collection: Extension of currently approved 
collection.
    (2) The title of the form/collection: Public Safety Officers 
Educational Assistance.
    (3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of 
the Department sponsoring the collection: None. 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:
    Primary: Dependents of public safety officers who were killed or 
permanently and totally disabled in the line of duty.
    Abstract: BJA's Public Safety Officers' Benefits (PSOB) division 
will use the PSOEA Application information to confirm the eligibility 
of applicants to receive PSOEA benefits. Eligibility is dependent on 
several factors, including the applicant having received or being 
eligible to receive a portion of the PSOB Death Benefit, or having a 
family member who received the PSOB Disability Benefit. Also considered 
are the applicant's age and the schools being attended. In addition, 
information to help BJA identify an individual is collected, such as 
Social Security number and contact numbers and e-mail addresses. The 
changes to the application form have been made in an effort to 
streamline the application process and eliminate requests for 
information that is either irrelevant or already being collected by 
other means.
    Others: None.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time needed for an average respondent to respond is as follows: It 
is estimated that no more than 78 respondents will apply a year. Each 
application takes approximately 20 minutes to complete.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection is 26 hours. Total Annual Reporting Burden: 78 x 20 
minutes per application = 1560 minutes / by 60 minutes per hour = 26 
hours.
    If additional information is required, please contact, Lynn Bryant, 
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: October 3, 2006.
Lynn Bryant,
Clearance Officer, Justice Management Division, United States 
Department of Justice.
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