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Download as PDF 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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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Office of Justice Programs

[OMB Number 1121-NEW]


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

ACTION:  30-day notice of new information collection: 2007 Survey of 
Public Defenders Offices.

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    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 
60-day public comment period.
    The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for 
public 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 State- and locally-funded 
attorneys serving as the head public defender for a county, city, or 
judicial district. Other: None.
    This nationwide information collection will identify the number and 
characteristics of state- and county-funded 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 Form-A).
    (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.
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