Request for Comments on Information Collection for Leases and Permits, 3406 [E7-1117]

Download as PDF 3406 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 16 / Thursday, January 25, 2007 / Notices personnel and to be able to respond to a collection of information, to search data sources, to complete and review the collection of information; and to transmit or otherwise disclose the information. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid Office of Management and Budget control number. Dated: January 19, 2007. Gary Smith, Director of External/Intergovernmental Affairs, Office of the Secretary. [FR Doc. E7–1063 Filed 1–24–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–RK–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Request for Comments on Information Collection for Leases and Permits Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of proposed renewal of an information collection. AGENCY: ycherry on PROD1PC64 with NOTICES SUMMARY: The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is seeking comments on the proposed renewal of the information collection, Leases and Permits, 1076– 0155. This action is required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. DATES: Submit comments on or before March 26, 2007. ADDRESSES: Send comments to Ben Burshia, Chief, Division of Real Estate Services, Office of the Deputy Bureau Director, Trust Services, Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1849 C Street NW., Mail Stop 4639–MIB, Washington, DC 20240. Submissions by facsimile should be sent to (202) 219–1065. Electronic submission of comments is not available at this time. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You may request further information or obtain copies of the proposed information collection request from Ben Burshia at (202) 219–1195. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This collection of information is being renewed with substantially no change. No changes have been made to Subparts B, C, D or F. We are also adding the filing fee which was omitted during the last clearance. Request for Comments The Bureau of Indian Affairs requests your comments on this collection concerning: (a) The necessity of this information collection for the proper performance of VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:58 Jan 24, 2007 Jkt 211001 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 through the use of automated 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, room 4641, during the hours of 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., EST 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. Information Collection Abstract OMB Control Number: 1076–0155. Type of review: Renewal. Title: Leases and Permits, 25 CFR 162. Brief Description of collection: Generally trust and restricted land may be leased by Indian land owners, with the approval of the Secretary of the Interior, except when specified by a specific statute. The Secretary requests information on the documentation collection initiated when processing a lease on land held in trust or restricted status by an individual Indian or tribe. The Secretary requires the information necessary to satisfy 25 CFR 162, the information used to determine approval of a lease, amendment, assignment, sublease, mortgage or related document. No specific form is used; however, in order to satisfy the Federal law, regulation and policy the respondents supply information and data, in accordance with 25 CFR 162. Respondents: Possible respondents include: Land owners of trust or restricted Indian land, both tribal and individual, wanting to lease their land or someone wanting to lease trust or restricted Indian land. Number of Respondents: 14,500. PO 00000 Frm 00024 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Estimated Time per Response: The time per response varies from 15 minutes to 4 hours. Frequency of Response: This is a onetime collection per lease approval. Total Annual Responses: 121,140. Total Annual Burden to Respondents: 106,065. Total Annual Fees from Respondents: BIA collects fees for processing submitted documents, as set forth in sections 162.241 or 162.616. The minimum administrative fee is $10.00 and the maximum administrative fee is $500.00. The average total administrative fees collected is $250.00, which is collected approximately 7,500 times, totaling $1,813,000. Dated: January 22, 2007. Michael D. Olsen, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. E7–1117 Filed 1–24–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–W7–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [AK–964–1410–KC–P; F–14844–A] Alaska Native Claims Selection Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of decision approving lands for conveyance. AGENCY: SUMMARY: As required by 43 CFR 2650.7(d), notice is hereby given that an appealable decision approving the surface and subsurface estates in certain lands for conveyance pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act will be issued to Ahtna, Incorporated, successor in interest to Cantwell Yedatene-Na Corporation. The lands are in the vicinity of Cantwell, Alaska, and are located in: U.S. Survey No. 3229, Alaska. Containing 5.00 acres. Notice of the decision will also be published four times in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. DATES: The time limits for filing an appeal are: 1. Any party claiming a property interest which is adversely affected by the decision shall have until February 26, 2007 to file an appeal. 2. Parties receiving notice of the decision by certified mail shall have 30 days from the date of receipt to file an appeal. Parties who do not file an appeal in accordance with the requirements of 43 CFR Part 4, Subpart E, shall be deemed to have waived their rights. E:\FR\FM\25JAN1.SGM 25JAN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs


Request for Comments on Information Collection for Leases and 
Permits

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of proposed renewal of an information collection.

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SUMMARY: The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is seeking comments on the 
proposed renewal of the information collection, Leases and Permits, 
1076-0155. This action is required by the Paperwork Reduction Act.

DATES: Submit comments on or before March 26, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Send comments to Ben Burshia, Chief, Division of Real Estate 
Services, Office of the Deputy Bureau Director, Trust Services, Bureau 
of Indian Affairs, 1849 C Street NW., Mail Stop 4639-MIB, Washington, 
DC 20240. Submissions by facsimile should be sent to (202) 219-1065. 
Electronic submission of comments is not available at this time.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You may request further information or 
obtain copies of the proposed information collection request from Ben 
Burshia at (202) 219-1195.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This collection of information is being 
renewed with substantially no change. No changes have been made to 
Subparts B, C, D or F. We are also adding the filing fee which was 
omitted during the last clearance.

Request for Comments

    The Bureau of Indian Affairs 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 through the use of automated 
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, room 4641, 
during the hours of 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., EST 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.

Information Collection Abstract

    OMB Control Number: 1076-0155.
    Type of review: Renewal.
    Title: Leases and Permits, 25 CFR 162.
    Brief Description of collection: Generally trust and restricted 
land may be leased by Indian land owners, with the approval of the 
Secretary of the Interior, except when specified by a specific statute. 
The Secretary requests information on the documentation collection 
initiated when processing a lease on land held in trust or restricted 
status by an individual Indian or tribe. The Secretary requires the 
information necessary to satisfy 25 CFR 162, the information used to 
determine approval of a lease, amendment, assignment, sublease, 
mortgage or related document. No specific form is used; however, in 
order to satisfy the Federal law, regulation and policy the respondents 
supply information and data, in accordance with 25 CFR 162.
    Respondents: Possible respondents include: Land owners of trust or 
restricted Indian land, both tribal and individual, wanting to lease 
their land or someone wanting to lease trust or restricted Indian land.
    Number of Respondents: 14,500.
    Estimated Time per Response: The time per response varies from 15 
minutes to 4 hours.
    Frequency of Response: This is a one-time collection per lease 
approval.
    Total Annual Responses: 121,140.
    Total Annual Burden to Respondents: 106,065.
    Total Annual Fees from Respondents: BIA collects fees for 
processing submitted documents, as set forth in sections 162.241 or 
162.616. The minimum administrative fee is $10.00 and the maximum 
administrative fee is $500.00. The average total administrative fees 
collected is $250.00, which is collected approximately 7,500 times, 
totaling $1,813,000.

    Dated: January 22, 2007.
Michael D. Olsen,
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs.
[FR Doc. E7-1117 Filed 1-24-07; 8:45 am]
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