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Download as PDF 70538 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 233 / Tuesday, December 5, 2006 / Notices Dated: November 29, 2006. Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice. [FR Doc. E6–20509 Filed 12–4–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs [OMB Number 1121–0220] Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection: Comments Requested 30-Day notice of information collection under review: Extension of a currently approved collection. ycherry on PROD1PC64 with NOTICES ACTION: Bureau of Justice Assistance Application Form: Public Safety Officers Educational Assistance.* 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 collection information 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 195, page 59524 on October 10, 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 January 4, 2007. 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. Comments may also be submitted to M. Pressley, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, 810 7th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20531 via facsimile to (202) 305–1367. 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: VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:14 Dec 04, 2006 Jkt 211001 —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 a currently approved collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Public Safety Officers Educational Assistance. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: None. (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 a portion of the PSOB Death Benefit or having a family member who received the PSOB Disability Benefit, the applicant’s age, and the schools being attended. In addition, information to help BJA identify an individual is collected, 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 PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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, 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: November 29, 2006. Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance, United States Department of Justice. [FR Doc. E6–20510 Filed 12–4–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs [OMB Number 1121–0235] Agency Information Collection Activities 30-Day notice of information collection under review: Revision of a currently approved collection; Bulletproof Vest Partnership. 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 collection information 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 191, page 58432 on October 3, 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 January 4, 2007. 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. Comments may also be E:\FR\FM\05DEN1.SGM 05DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Office of Justice Programs

[OMB Number 1121-0220]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of a 
Currently Approved Collection: Comments Requested

ACTION: 30-Day notice of information collection under review: Extension 
of a currently approved collection.

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    Bureau of Justice Assistance Application Form: Public Safety 
Officers Educational Assistance.*
    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 
collection information 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 195, 
page 59524 on October 10, 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 January 4, 2007. 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. 
Comments may also be submitted to M. Pressley, Bureau of Justice 
Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, 810 
7th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20531 via facsimile to (202) 305-1367.
    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 a currently 
approved collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Public Safety Officers 
Educational Assistance.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: None.
    (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 a portion of 
the PSOB Death Benefit or having a family member who received the PSOB 
Disability Benefit, the applicant's age, and the schools being 
attended. In addition, information to help BJA identify an individual 
is collected, 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, 
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: November 29, 2006.
Lynn Bryant,
Department Clearance, United States Department of Justice.
 [FR Doc. E6-20510 Filed 12-4-06; 8:45 am]
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