Proposed Information Collection Under the Paperwork Reduction Act; Comment Request, 64291 [E6-18399]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 211 / Wednesday, November 1, 2006 / Notices Description of respondents: Educational institutions, profit and nonprofit organizations, individuals, and agencies of local or State governments. Annual responses: 300. Annual burden hours: 12,000 hours. Bureau clearance officer: Fred Travnicek, 703–648–7231. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elizabeth Lemersal, U.S. Geological Survey, MS905 National Center, Reston, Virginia 20192, (703) 648–6717. Dated: October 26, 2006. John Haines, Acting, Associate Director for Geology, U.S. Geological Survey. [FR Doc. 06–8996 Filed 10–31–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–Y7–M DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Proposed Information Collection Under the Paperwork Reduction Act; Comment Request AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. Notice of proposed collection. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES ACTION: SUMMARY: As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we are renewing the information collection found in the general Probate of Indian Decedents’ Estates, Except for Members of the Five Civilized Tribes regulations. The purpose of this data collection is to ensure that Probate regulations are administered for the benefit of individual Indians and any persons having claims against an Indian decedent’s estate. DATES: Comments on this proposed information collection must be received by January 2, 2007. ADDRESSES: Send comments to William Titchywy, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Office of Trust Services, Special Projects Office, 10th Floor, P.O. Box 10, Phoenix, AZ 85001–0010. Comments may also be telefaxed to (602) 379–4005. We cannot accept E-mail comments at this time. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William Titchywy, 602–379–4002. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The information provided through collection requirements is used by the Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), to determine heirs and divide any funds held by the BIA for an Indian decedent and to divide the decedent’s trust and restricted real property. The information is specifically used by the BIA in: (a) Instructing an individual in starting the probate process; VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:36 Oct 31, 2006 Jkt 211001 (b) Preparing a probate package for review; (c) Filing claims; (d) Disbursing assets; and (e) Filing appeals for adverse decisions. Request for Comments The BIA requests your comments on this collection concerning: (a) The necessity of this information collection 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 (hours and cost) of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) Ways we could enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) Ways we could minimize the burden of the collection of the information on the respondents, such as facilitating use of automation for collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Please note that an agency may not sponsor or request and an individual need not respond to, a collection of information unless it has a valid OMB Control Number. It is our policy to make all comments available to the public for review at the location listed in the ADDRESSES section, 10th Floor, during the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. MST, Monday through Friday except for legal holidays. If you wish to have your name and/or address withheld, you must state this prominently at the beginning of your comments. We will honor your request according to the requirements of the law. All comments from organizations or representatives will be available for review. We may withhold comments from review for other reasons. OMB Control Number: 1076–0156. Type of Review: Renewal. Title: Probate of Indian Estates, Except for Members of the Five Civilized Tribes, 25 CFR 15. Brief Description of collection: Information is collected through the probate process when the BIA learns of a decedent’s death from a family member, neighbor, friend or any other person or agency. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs


Proposed Information Collection Under the Paperwork Reduction 
Act; Comment Request

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of proposed collection.

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SUMMARY: As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we are 
renewing the information collection found in the general Probate of 
Indian Decedents' Estates, Except for Members of the Five Civilized 
Tribes regulations. The purpose of this data collection is to ensure 
that Probate regulations are administered for the benefit of individual 
Indians and any persons having claims against an Indian decedent's 
estate.

DATES: Comments on this proposed information collection must be 
received by January 2, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Send comments to William Titchywy, Bureau of Indian Affairs, 
Office of Trust Services, Special Projects Office, 10th Floor, P.O. Box 
10, Phoenix, AZ 85001-0010. Comments may also be telefaxed to (602) 
379-4005. We cannot accept E-mail comments at this time.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William Titchywy, 602-379-4002.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The information provided through collection 
requirements is used by the Department of the Interior, Bureau of 
Indian Affairs (BIA), to determine heirs and divide any funds held by 
the BIA for an Indian decedent and to divide the decedent's trust and 
restricted real property. The information is specifically used by the 
BIA in:
    (a) Instructing an individual in starting the probate process;
    (b) Preparing a probate package for review;
    (c) Filing claims;
    (d) Disbursing assets; and
    (e) Filing appeals for adverse decisions.

Request for Comments

    The BIA requests your comments on this collection concerning:
    (a) The necessity of this information collection 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 (hours and 
cost) of the collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used;
    (c) Ways we could enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and
    (d) Ways we could minimize the burden of the collection of the 
information on the respondents, such as facilitating use of automation 
for collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
    Please note that an agency may not sponsor or request and an 
individual need not respond to, a collection of information unless it 
has a valid OMB Control Number.
    It is our policy to make all comments available to the public for 
review at the location listed in the ADDRESSES section, 10th Floor, 
during the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. MST, Monday through Friday 
except for legal holidays. If you wish to have your name and/or address 
withheld, you must state this prominently at the beginning of your 
comments. We will honor your request according to the requirements of 
the law. All comments from organizations or representatives will be 
available for review. We may withhold comments from review for other 
reasons.
    OMB Control Number: 1076-0156.
    Type of Review: Renewal.
    Title: Probate of Indian Estates, Except for Members of the Five 
Civilized Tribes, 25 CFR 15.
    Brief Description of collection: Information is collected through 
the probate process when the BIA learns of a decedent's death from a 
family member, neighbor, friend or any other person or agency. The 
information, together with specific documents, is used to determine if 
the decedent owned a trust estate, to prepare a probate package and to 
distribute estate assets. Respondents must inform the BIA if any of the 
required information or documents are not available.
    Respondents: Possible respondents include: Individual tribal 
members, individual non-Indians, individual tribal member-owned 
businesses, non-Indian owned businesses, tribal governments, and land 
owners who are seeking a benefit.
    Number of Respondents: 37,477 annually.
    Annual hours: 179,868.
    Estimated Time per Response: 5 hours.
    Frequency of Response: As required.

    Dated: October 27, 2006.
Michael D. Olsen,
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs.
[FR Doc. E6-18399 Filed 10-31-06; 8:45 am]
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