30-Day Notice of Submission to OMB of Request for Extension of Information Collection Number 1024-0026; Opportunity for Public Comment, 78459 [06-9947]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 250 / Friday, December 29, 2006 / Notices pwalker on PROD1PC69 with NOTICES subjective analysis of the information provided, which often includes copies of rare documents and photographs. Much of the information is submitted in electronic format, but at the present time, it is not practicable to gather all of the required information electronically. Descriptive of respondents: The affected publics are State, tribal, and local governments, Federal agencies, businesses, non-profit organizations, and individuals throughout the United States. Nominations to the Network are voluntary. Estimated average annual number of respondents: 70. Estimated average annual number of responses: 70. Estimated average burden hours per response: 15. Estimated frequency of response: once per respondent. Estimated annual reporting burden: 1050 hours. There were no public comments received as a result of publishing in theFederal Register a 60-day notice [published October 12, 2006 (71 FR 60180)] of intention to renew clearance of this information collection. Comments from seven respondents were collected from a small sample of present and potential applicants to the program. Three comments regarded making downloading the form from our Web site earlier. With applicants, we address this problem by sending the form electronically. upon request. One comment regarded the complexity of requirements and instructions; we address this issue by electronically sending a sample or samples of successful applications to potential applicants when they inform use of their intent to apply. The comments from the public outreach did not affect our estimate of the public burden. The public now has a second opportunity to comment. Comments are invited on (1) The need for the information including whether the information has practical utility; (2) the accuracy of this reporting burden estimate; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques of other forms of information technology. All comments will become a matter of public record. Doris Lowery, NPS Information Collection Clearance Officer, Washington Administrative Program Center. [FR Doc. 06–9946 Filed 12–27–06; 11:52 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–M VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:15 Dec 28, 2006 Jkt 211001 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service 30-Day Notice of Submission to OMB of Request for Extension of Information Collection Number 1024– 0026; Opportunity for Public Comment National Park Service, Interior. Notice of submission to OMB and request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: Under the Provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13, 44 U.S.C. 3507) and 5 CFR part 1320 Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements, the National Park Service (NPS) is submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for extension of three (3) information collection forms and relevant NPS regulations currently approved under OMB control number 1024–0026 that are associated with permits pertaining to special public uses of NPS-managed lands. DATES: Public comments on this request must be received by January 29, 2007 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Send comments to the Desk Officer for the Interior Department, OMB Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, via facsimile to 202– 395–6566, or by e-mail to OIRA_DOCKET@omb.eop.gov. Please send a copy of your comments to Leonard Stowe, National Park Service, 1849 C Street, NW. (2605), Washington, DC 20240 or by e-mail to Leonard_Stowe@nps.gov. Lee Dickinson, Special Park Uses Program Manager, National Park Service at 202– 513–7092 or by e-mail at Lee_Dickinson@nps.gov. Copies of the permit application forms may be obtained from the Internet at: http:// www.nps.gov/policy/DOrders/ Permitforms.pdf. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Under NPS regulations, the information gathered is used to determined the presence or absence of derogation of the resource and allow the park manager to make a valued judgment as to whether or not to allow the requested permit. The uses considered under these permit applications generally include but are not limited to special events, filming and photography, and grazing in parks where such activity is authorized by law. (1) Title: Special Park Use Applications (Portions of 36 CFR 1–7, 3, 20, 34). (2) NPS Form Numbers: 10–930, 10– 931, 10–932. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 78459 (3) OMB Control Number: 1024–0026. (4) Current Expiration Date: December 31, 2006. (5) Type of Request: Extension of currently approved collection. (6) Description of Applicants: Individuals, not-for-profit institutions, for-profit business. (7) Estimated Annual Number of Applicants: 18,600. (8) Estimated Annual Number of Submissions: 18,600. (9) Estimated Total Annual Burden: 11,150 hours. (10) Non-hour cost of $50 per submission for filing fee. Public comments were received a during a 60-day public comment period (71 FR 61069) that closed December 18, 2006. One commenter requested a copy of the entire Information Collection Request associated with the FR notice. The second commenter requested that information on the types of activities permitted through special park use permits be available to the public. No changes were made to the information collection renewal request as a result of these comments. The public has a second opportunity to submit comments at this time, as to: (1) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the bureau, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) The accuracy of the bureau’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) The quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) How to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated electronic, mechanical, or other forms of information technology. All comments will become a matter of public record. Davis Lowery Acting NPS Information Collection Clearance Officer. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service


30-Day Notice of Submission to OMB of Request for Extension of 
Information Collection Number 1024-0026; Opportunity for Public Comment

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of submission to OMB and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: Under the Provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 
(Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. 3507) and 5 CFR part 1320 Reporting and 
Recordkeeping Requirements, the National Park Service (NPS) is 
submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for 
extension of three (3) information collection forms and relevant NPS 
regulations currently approved under OMB control number 1024-0026 that 
are associated with permits pertaining to special public uses of NPS-
managed lands.

DATES: Public comments on this request must be received by January 29, 
2007 to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Send comments to the Desk Officer for the Interior 
Department, OMB Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, via 
facsimile to 202-395-6566, or by e-mail to OIRA--DOCKET@omb.eop.gov. 
Please send a copy of your comments to Leonard Stowe, National Park 
Service, 1849 C Street, NW. (2605), Washington, DC 20240 or by e-mail 
to Leonard--Stowe@nps.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lee Dickinson, Special Park Uses 
Program Manager, National Park Service at 202-513-7092 or by e-mail at 
Lee--Dickinson@nps.gov. Copies of the permit application forms may be 
obtained from the Internet at: http://www.nps.gov/policy/DOrders/
Permitforms.pdf.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under NPS regulations, the information 
gathered is used to determined the presence or absence of derogation of 
the resource and allow the park manager to make a valued judgment as to 
whether or not to allow the requested permit. The uses considered under 
these permit applications generally include but are not limited to 
special events, filming and photography, and grazing in parks where 
such activity is authorized by law.
    (1) Title: Special Park Use Applications (Portions of 36 CFR 1-7, 
3, 20, 34).
    (2) NPS Form Numbers: 10-930, 10-931, 10-932.
    (3) OMB Control Number: 1024-0026.
    (4) Current Expiration Date: December 31, 2006.
    (5) Type of Request: Extension of currently approved collection.
    (6) Description of Applicants: Individuals, not-for-profit 
institutions, for-profit business.
    (7) Estimated Annual Number of Applicants: 18,600.
    (8) Estimated Annual Number of Submissions: 18,600.
    (9) Estimated Total Annual Burden: 11,150 hours.
    (10) Non-hour cost of $50 per submission for filing fee.
     Public comments were received a during a 60-day public comment 
period (71 FR 61069) that closed December 18, 2006. One commenter 
requested a copy of the entire Information Collection Request 
associated with the FR notice. The second commenter requested that 
information on the types of activities permitted through special park 
use permits be available to the public. No changes were made to the 
information collection renewal request as a result of these comments. 
The public has a second opportunity to submit comments at this time, as 
to:
    (1) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the 
proper performance of the functions of the bureau, including whether 
the information will have practical utility;
    (2) The accuracy of the bureau's estimate of the burden of the 
collection of information, including the validity of the methodology 
and assumptions used;
    (3) The quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be 
collected; and
    (4) How to minimize the burden of the collection of information on 
those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated 
electronic, mechanical, or other forms of information technology.
    All comments will become a matter of public record.

Davis Lowery
Acting NPS Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 06-9947 Filed 12-27-06; 8:45 am]
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