Bureau of Justice Assistance; Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested, 7677-7678 [E7-2799]

Download as PDF sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 32 / Friday, February 16, 2007 / Notices 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 242, page 75771 on December 18, 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 March 19, 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 Gerard Ramker, Bureau of Justice Statistics, 810 Seventh St., NW, Washington, DC 20531. 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: Existing collection in use without OMB control number. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Survey of State Criminal History Information Systems. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Not applicable. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: State Government. This information collection is a survey VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:03 Feb 15, 2007 Jkt 211001 of State record repositories to estimate the percentage of total state records that are immediately available through the FBI’s Interstate Identification Index and the percentage of records that are complete and fingerprint-supported. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: It is estimated that 53 respondents will expend approximately 3 hours completing the survey once every two years. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: There are an estimated 159 total annual burden hours associated with this collection. 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, Suite 1600, 601 D Street, NW., Washington, DC 20530. Dated: February 12, 2007. Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, PRA, Department of Justice. [FR Doc. E7–2798 Filed 2–15–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs [OMB Number 1121–0166] Bureau of Justice Assistance; Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review; Extension of Currently Approved Collection. Report of Public Safety Officers’ Permanent and Total Disability Benefits ACTION: The Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance, will be submitting the following information collection request for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This 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 17, 2007. If you have additional comments, suggestions, or need a copy of the proposed information collection instrument with instructions or additional information, please contact M. Pressley at 202–353–8643 or 1–866– 859–2687, Bureau of Justice Assistance, PO 00000 Frm 00087 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 7677 Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, 810 7th Street, NW., Washington, DC, 20531. 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 currently approved collection. (2) The title of the form/collection: OJP FORM 3650/7 Public Safety Officers’ Permanent and Total Disability Benefits. (3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: None. Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, United States Department of Justice. (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 or being eligible to receive a portion of the PSOB Death Benefit, or having a family member who received the PSOB Disability Benefit. Also considered are the applicant’s age and the schools being attended. In addition, information to help BJA identify an individual is collected, such as Social Security E:\FR\FM\16FEN1.SGM 16FEN1 7678 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 32 / Friday, February 16, 2007 / Notices 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 75 respondents will apply a year. Each application takes approximately 120 minutes to complete. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: Total Annual Reporting Burden: 75 x 120 minutes per application = 9,000 minutes / by 60 minutes per hour = 150 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: February 12, 2007. Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, PRA, United States Department of Justice. [FR Doc. E7–2799 Filed 2–15–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs [OMB Number 1121–NEW] Bureau of Justice Statistics; Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested 30-day notice of new information collection: 2007 Survey of Public Defenders Offices. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES ACTION: The Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics, 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. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register Volume 71, Number 242, page 75772 on December 18, 2006, allowing for a 60day public comment period. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:03 Feb 15, 2007 Jkt 211001 comment until March 19, 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 pubic 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 function 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: (1) Type of Information Collection: Reinstatement, with change, of a previously approved collection for which approval has expired. 2007 Survey of Public Defenders Offices. (2) The Title of the Form/Collection: 2007 Survey of Public Defenders Offices. (3) The Agency Form Number, if any, and the Applicable Component of the Department Sponsoring the Collection: Previous OMB number was 1121–0095. The agency form numbers are 06–SPDO Form-A and 06–SPDO Form-B. Bureau of Justice Statistics, Office of Justice Programs, United States Department of Justice. (4) Affected Public Who Will be Asked or Required to Respond, as well as a Brief Abstract: Primary: All Stateand locally-funded attorneys serving as the head public defender for a county, city, or judicial district. Other: None. PO 00000 Frm 00088 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 This nationwide information collection will identify the number and characteristics of state- and countyfunded public defender offices. Information will be gathered on type of offenses represented, expenditures, caseloads, training requirements, funding sources, reliance on outside legal services, and other related administrative issues. The information collected will provide a comprehensive portrait of state and local efforts to meet the needs of indigent criminal defendants through designated public defender offices. (5) An Estimate of the Total Number of Respondents and the Amount of Time Estimated for an Average Respondent to Respond: An estimated 1,400 public defender offices will complete a 1-hour county questionnaire (06–SPDO FormA). (6) An Estimate of the Total Public Burden (in hours) Associated with the Collection: The estimated public burden associated with this collection is 1,400 hours. (1,400 data collection forms completed by each public defender office* one hour per form = 1,400 burden hours). If additional information is required contact: Mrs. 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: February 12, 2007. Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, PRA, United States Department of Justice. [FR Doc. E7–2800 Filed 2–15–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of the Secretary Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request February 9, 2007. The Department of Labor (DOL) has submitted the following public information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13, 44 U.S.C. chapter 35). A copy of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained from RegInfo.gov at http://www.reginfo.gov/ public/do/PRAMain or by contacting Darrin King on 202–693–4129 (this is not a toll-free number) ; e-mail: king.darrin@dol.gov. E:\FR\FM\16FEN1.SGM 16FEN1

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[Pages 7677-7678]
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[FR Doc No: E7-2799]


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Department of Justice

Office of Justice Programs

 [OMB Number 1121-0166]


Bureau of Justice Assistance; Agency Information Collection 
Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested

ACTION: 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review; Extension 
of Currently Approved Collection. Report of Public Safety Officers' 
Permanent and Total Disability Benefits

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    The Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of 
Justice Assistance, will be submitting the following information 
collection request for review and clearance in accordance with the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This 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 17, 2007. If you have additional comments, suggestions, or need a 
copy of the proposed information collection instrument with 
instructions or additional information, please contact M. Pressley at 
202-353-8643 or 1-866-859-2687, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of 
Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, 810 7th Street, NW., 
Washington, DC, 20531.
    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 currently approved 
collection.
    (2) The title of the form/collection: OJP FORM 3650/7 Public Safety 
Officers' Permanent and Total Disability Benefits.
    (3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of 
the Department sponsoring the collection: None. Bureau of Justice 
Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, United States Department of 
Justice.
    (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 or being 
eligible to receive a portion of the PSOB Death Benefit, or having a 
family member who received the PSOB Disability Benefit. Also considered 
are the applicant's age and the schools being attended. In addition, 
information to help BJA identify an individual is collected, such as 
Social Security

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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 75 respondents will apply a year. Each 
application takes approximately 120 minutes to complete.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: Total Annual Reporting Burden: 75 x 120 minutes 
per application = 9,000 minutes / by 60 minutes per hour = 150 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: February 12, 2007.
Lynn Bryant,
Department Clearance Officer, PRA, United States Department of Justice.
 [FR Doc. E7-2799 Filed 2-15-07; 8:45 am]
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