National Institute of Justice; Agency Information Collection Activities Proposed Collection; Comment Requested, 6289-6290 [E7-2133]

Download as PDF jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 27 / Friday, February 9, 2007 / Notices (iii) of section 213A(b)(2)(C) of CBERA (as added by section 5002 of this Act), and the United States. The Commission must provide its report to Congress by June 20, 2008. Public Hearing: A public hearing in connection with the investigation will be held at the U.S. International Trade Commission Building, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC beginning at 9:30 a.m. on November 8, 2007. Requests to appear at the public hearing should be filed with the Secretary no later than 5:15 p.m., October 23, 2007, in accordance with the requirements in the ‘‘Submissions’’ section below. In the event that, as of the close of business on October 23, 2007, no witnesses are scheduled to appear at the hearing, the hearing will be canceled. 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Section 201.8 of the rules requires that a signed original (or a copy designated as an original) and fourteen (14) copies of each document be filed. In the event that confidential treatment of the document is requested, at least four (4) additional copies must be filed, in which the confidential information must be deleted (see the following paragraph for further information regarding confidential business information). The Commission’s rules do not authorize filing submissions with the Secretary by facsimile or electronic means, except to the extent permitted by section 201.8 of the Commission’s Rules (19 CFR 201.8) (see Handbook for Electronic Filing Procedures, http://www.usitc.gov/secretary/ fed_reg_notices/rules/documents/ handbook_on_electronic_filing.pdf). Persons with questions regarding electronic filing should contact the VerDate Aug<31>2005 21:06 Feb 08, 2007 Jkt 211001 Secretary (202–205–2000 or edis@usitc.gov). Any submissions that contain confidential business information must also conform with the requirements of section 201.6 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 201.6). Section 201.6 of the rules requires that the cover of the document and the individual pages be clearly marked as to whether they are the ‘‘confidential’’ or ‘‘nonconfidential’’ version, and that the confidential business information be clearly identified by means of brackets. All written submissions, except for confidential business information, will be made available in the Office of the Secretary to the Commission for inspection by interested parties. The Commission does not intend to include any confidential business or national security confidential information in the report it sends to the Congress. Accordingly, any confidential business information received by the Commission in this investigation and used in preparing the report will not be published in a manner that would reveal the operations of the firm supplying the information. Issued: February 6, 2007. By order of the Commission. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. E7–2197 Filed 2–8–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs [OMB Number 1121–0310] National Institute of Justice; Agency Information Collection ActivitiesProposed Collection; Comment Requested 60-day notice of information collection under review: Evaluation of Impacts of Federal Casework Programs. ACTION: The Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice (NIJ) will be submitting 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 information collection is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for ‘‘sixty days’’ until April 10, 2007. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. PO 00000 Frm 00096 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 6289 If you have comments, especially on the estimated public burden or associated response time, suggestions, or need a copy of the proposed information collection instrument with instructions or additional information, please contact Kathy Browning, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice, (202) 616–4786. 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 agencies’ 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: New collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Evaluation of Impact of Federal CaseworkPrograms— Prosecutor Survey; Law Enforcement Survey; *Lab Personnel Survey. *There are three versions of the lab survey, each tailored to the respective type of lab. (3) Not Applicable. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond are: Prosecutors, Law Enforcement Officials, and Forensic Laboratory personnel from agencies within the jurisdiction represented by the grantees. The National Institute of Justice uses this information to assess the impacts and cost-effectiveness of the Forensic Casework DNA Backlog Programs over time and to diagnose performance problems in current casework programs. This evaluation will help decision makers be better informed to not only diagnose program performance problems, but also to better understand E:\FR\FM\09FEN1.SGM 09FEN1 6290 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 27 / Friday, February 9, 2007 / Notices whether the benefits of DNA collection and testing is in fact an effective public safety and crime control practice. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time needed for an average respondent to respond is broken down as follows: Law Enforcement—200 respondents, average burden time 120 minutes—400 hours total. Prosecutors—200 respondents, average burden time 90 minutes—300 hours total. Lab personnel—135 respondents average burden 120 minutes—270 hours total. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The estimated total public burden associated with this collection is 970 hours. If additional information is required, contact Lynn, Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Patrick Henry Building, 601 D Street, NW., Suite 1600,Washington, DC 20530. Dated: February 5, 2007. Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, PRA Department of Justice. [FR Doc. E7–2133 Filed 2–8–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs [OMB Number 1121–0309] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comments Requested 30-Day notice of information collection under review: International Terrorism Victim Compensation Program Application. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES ACTION: The Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP) will be submitting 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 information collection 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 235, Pages 70990–70991, on December 7, 2006, allowing for a 60-day comment period. The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days for public VerDate Aug<31>2005 21:06 Feb 08, 2007 Jkt 211001 comment until March 12, 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. 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 points: (1) 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; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of methodology and assumptions used; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and, (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including 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: Reinstatement, with change, of a previously approved collection for which approval has expired. (2) Title of Form/Collection: International Terrorism Victim Expense Reimbursement Program (ITVERP) Application. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Form Number: The Office of Management and Budget Number for the certification form is 121–0170. The Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, within the United States Department of Justice is sponsoring the collection. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: The form is completed by U.S. nationals and U.S. Government employees who become PO 00000 Frm 00097 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 victims of acts of international terrorism that occur outside the United States. Applicants seeking compensation from OVC for expenses associated with their victimization will be required to submit said form. The form will be used to collect necessary information on expenses incurred by the applicant, as well as other pertinent information, and will be used by OVC to make an award determination. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average to respond: There will be an estimated 2,000 respondents, who will complete the required certification in approximately 45 minutes. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: There are approximately 1,500 hours annual burden associated with this information collection. If additional information is required contact: Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, Policy and Planning Staff, Justice Management Division, United States Department of Justice, 601 D Street NW, Patrick Henry Building, Suite 1600, NW., Washington, DC 20530. Dated: February 5, 2007. Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice. [FR Doc. E7–2134 Filed 2–8–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Federal Bureau of Prisons Notice of Intent To Prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) Federal Bureau of Prisons, Department of Justice. ACTION: Notice of Intent to Prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS). AGENCY: SUMMARY: Notice of Intent to Prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for development of a Federal correctional complex by the U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Prisons. The area under consideration for correctional facility development includes sites in the Aliceville area in Alabama. Background The Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) is responsible for carrying out judgments of the federal courts whenever a period of confinement is ordered. The mission of the BOP is to E:\FR\FM\09FEN1.SGM 09FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 27 (Friday, February 9, 2007)]
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[Pages 6289-6290]
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[FR Doc No: E7-2133]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Office of Justice Programs

[OMB Number 1121-0310]


National Institute of Justice; Agency Information Collection 
ActivitiesProposed Collection; Comment Requested

ACTION: 60-day notice of information collection under review: 
Evaluation of Impacts of Federal Casework Programs.

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    The Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National 
Institute of Justice (NIJ) will be submitting 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 information collection is published to obtain 
comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged 
and will be accepted for ``sixty days'' until April 10, 2007. This 
process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10.
    If you have comments, especially on the estimated public burden or 
associated response time, suggestions, or need a copy of the proposed 
information collection instrument with instructions or additional 
information, please contact Kathy Browning, Office of Justice Programs, 
National Institute of Justice, (202) 616-4786.
    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 agencies' 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: New collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Evaluation of Impact of Federal 
CaseworkPrograms--
    Prosecutor Survey;
    Law Enforcement Survey;
    *Lab Personnel Survey.
*There are three versions of the lab survey, each tailored to the 
respective type of lab.
    (3) Not Applicable.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond are: 
Prosecutors, Law Enforcement Officials, and Forensic Laboratory 
personnel from agencies within the jurisdiction represented by the 
grantees.
    The National Institute of Justice uses this information to assess 
the impacts and cost-effectiveness of the Forensic Casework DNA Backlog 
Programs over time and to diagnose performance problems in current 
casework programs. This evaluation will help decision makers be better 
informed to not only diagnose program performance problems, but also to 
better understand

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whether the benefits of DNA collection and testing is in fact an 
effective public safety and crime control practice.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time needed for an average respondent to respond is broken down as 
follows:
    Law Enforcement--200 respondents, average burden time 120 minutes--
400 hours total.
    Prosecutors--200 respondents, average burden time 90 minutes--300 
hours total.
    Lab personnel--135 respondents average burden 120 minutes--270 
hours total.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection:
    The estimated total public burden associated with this collection 
is 970 hours.
    If additional information is required, contact Lynn, Bryant, 
Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, 
Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Patrick Henry 
Building, 601 D Street, NW., Suite 1600,Washington, DC 20530.

     Dated: February 5, 2007.
Lynn Bryant,
Department Clearance Officer, PRA Department of Justice.
 [FR Doc. E7-2133 Filed 2-8-07; 8:45 am]
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