Submission of Information Collection to the Office of Management and Budget for Review Under the Paperwork Reduction Act, 9022 [E7-3495]

Download as PDF 9022 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 39 / Wednesday, February 28, 2007 / Notices 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 displays a valid OMB Control Number. Once this notice is published in the Federal Register, OMB has up to 60 days to make a decision on approving this collection but may decide after 30 days; therefore, your comments will receive maximum attention if sent within the 30 day period. OMB Approval Number: 1076–0020. Title: 25 CFR 103, Loan Guaranty, Insurance, and Interest Subsidy Program. Brief Description of Collection: The Loan Guaranty, Insurance, and Interest Subsidy Program (Program) was established by the Act of April 12, 1974, as amended, 88 Stat. 79, 25 U.S.C. 1481 et seq. and 25 U.S.C. 1511 et seq. The Program has existed since 1974 and the regulations implementing it have existed since 1975, with significant revision in 2001. It is necessary to collect information from users of this program in order to determine eligibility and credit worthiness of Indian applicants for loans. Submission of this information is mandatory for respondent to receive or maintain a benefit. Type of Review: Renewal. Respondents: Commercial banks. Number of Respondents: 612. Number of Responses: 1,527. Estimated Time per Response: 2 hours. Frequency of Response: As needed. Total Annual Burden to Respondents: 3,054. Dated: February 23, 2007. Debbie L. Clark, Deputy Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs (Management). [FR Doc. 07–920 Filed 2–26–07; 12:05 pm] BILLING CODE 4310–XN–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Submission of Information Collection to the Office of Management and Budget for Review Under the Paperwork Reduction Act AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. Notice. ACTION: SUMMARY: The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is submitting to the Office of VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:08 Feb 27, 2007 Jkt 211001 Management and Budget (OMB) the information collection, titled Grazing Permits, 25 CFR 166, OMB Control Number 1076–0157, for renewal. The purpose of this data collection is to collect information for 25 CFR 166 General Grazing Regulations as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. DATES: Submit comments on or before March 30, 2007. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the information collection to the Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior, by facsimile at (202) 395–6566 or you may send an e-mail to: OIRA_DOCKET@omb.eop.gov. Please send a copy of your comments to James R. Orwin, BIA, Office of Trust Services, Division of Natural Resources, Mail Stop 4655–MIB, 1849 C Street NW., Washington, DC 20240, or by Fax at (202) 219–0006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You may request further information or obtain copies of the information collection request submission from James R. Orwin at (202) 208–6464 at the BIA Central Office in Washington, DC. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This collection of information is authorized under Public Law 103–177, the ‘‘American Indian Agricultural Resource Management Act,’’ as amended. Tribes, tribal organizations, individual Indians, and those entering into permits with tribes or individual Indians submit information required by the regulation. The information is used by the Bureau of Indian Affairs to determine: (a) Whether or not a permit for grazing may be approved or granted; (b) The value of each permit; (c) The appropriate compensation to landowners; and (d) Provisions for violations of permit and trespass. A request for comments on this information collection request appeared in the Federal Register on October 30, 2006 (71 FR 63346). No comments were received. An administrative fee of up to 3 percent of the annual grazing rental is collected to reimburse the BIA for administration of the grazing permit program. In recent years, administrative fees have generated approximately $175,000 per year. Request for Comments The Bureau of Indian Affairs requests you to send your comments on this collection to the locations listed in the ADDRESSES section. Your comments should address: (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; PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (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. OMB has up to 60 days to make a decision on the submission for renewal, but may make the decision after 30 days. Therefore, to receive the best consideration of your comments, you should submit them closer to 30 days than 60 days. Information Collection Abstract OMB Control Number: 1076–0157. Type of review: Renewal. Title: Grazing Permits, 25 CFR 166. Brief Description of Collection: Information is collected through a grazing permit application. Respondent supplies all information needed to prepare a grazing permit, including: name, address, range unit requested, number of livestock, season of use, livestock owner’s brand, kind of livestock, mortgage holder information, ownership of livestock, and requested term of permit. Response is mandatory for respondents to supply the above information in order to obtain a grazing permit. Respondents: Possible respondents include: individual tribal members, individual non-Indians, and tribal governments. Response is mandatory for respondents who wish to obtain a grazing permit. Number of Respondents: 1,000. Estimated Time per Response: 20 minutes (1⁄3 hour). Frequency of Response: Annually and as needed. Total Annual Responses: 2,570. Total Annual Hourly Burden to Respondents: 856 hours. Total Filing/Administrative Fees: $175,000 per year. Dated: February 22, 2007. Grayford Payne, Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary— Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. E7–3495 Filed 2–27–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–W7–P E:\FR\FM\28FEN1.SGM 28FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 39 (Wednesday, February 28, 2007)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs


Submission of Information Collection to the Office of Management 
and Budget for Review Under the Paperwork Reduction Act

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is submitting to the Office 
of Management and Budget (OMB) the information collection, titled 
Grazing Permits, 25 CFR 166, OMB Control Number 1076-0157, for renewal. 
The purpose of this data collection is to collect information for 25 
CFR 166 General Grazing Regulations as required by the Paperwork 
Reduction Act.

DATES: Submit comments on or before March 30, 2007.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the information collection to the 
Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior, by facsimile at (202) 
395-6566 or you may send an e-mail to: OIRA--DOCKET@omb.eop.gov.
    Please send a copy of your comments to James R. Orwin, BIA, Office 
of Trust Services, Division of Natural Resources, Mail Stop 4655-MIB, 
1849 C Street NW., Washington, DC 20240, or by Fax at (202) 219-0006.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You may request further information or 
obtain copies of the information collection request submission from 
James R. Orwin at (202) 208-6464 at the BIA Central Office in 
Washington, DC.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This collection of information is authorized 
under Public Law 103-177, the ``American Indian Agricultural Resource 
Management Act,'' as amended. Tribes, tribal organizations, individual 
Indians, and those entering into permits with tribes or individual 
Indians submit information required by the regulation. The information 
is used by the Bureau of Indian Affairs to determine:
    (a) Whether or not a permit for grazing may be approved or granted;
    (b) The value of each permit;
    (c) The appropriate compensation to landowners; and
    (d) Provisions for violations of permit and trespass.
    A request for comments on this information collection request 
appeared in the Federal Register on October 30, 2006 (71 FR 63346). No 
comments were received. An administrative fee of up to 3 percent of the 
annual grazing rental is collected to reimburse the BIA for 
administration of the grazing permit program. In recent years, 
administrative fees have generated approximately $175,000 per year.

Request for Comments

    The Bureau of Indian Affairs requests you to send your comments on 
this collection to the locations listed in the ADDRESSES section. Your 
comments should address:
    (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.
    OMB has up to 60 days to make a decision on the submission for 
renewal, but may make the decision after 30 days. Therefore, to receive 
the best consideration of your comments, you should submit them closer 
to 30 days than 60 days.

Information Collection Abstract

    OMB Control Number: 1076-0157.
    Type of review: Renewal.
    Title: Grazing Permits, 25 CFR 166.
    Brief Description of Collection: Information is collected through a 
grazing permit application. Respondent supplies all information needed 
to prepare a grazing permit, including: name, address, range unit 
requested, number of livestock, season of use, livestock owner's brand, 
kind of livestock, mortgage holder information, ownership of livestock, 
and requested term of permit. Response is mandatory for respondents to 
supply the above information in order to obtain a grazing permit.
    Respondents: Possible respondents include: individual tribal 
members, individual non-Indians, and tribal governments. Response is 
mandatory for respondents who wish to obtain a grazing permit.
    Number of Respondents: 1,000.
    Estimated Time per Response: 20 minutes (\1/3\ hour).
    Frequency of Response: Annually and as needed.
    Total Annual Responses: 2,570.
    Total Annual Hourly Burden to Respondents: 856 hours.
    Total Filing/Administrative Fees: $175,000 per year.

    Dated: February 22, 2007.
Grayford Payne,
Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs.
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