Submission of Information Collection to Office of Management and Budget, 9023 [E7-3496]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 39 / Wednesday, February 28, 2007 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Submission of Information Collection to Office of Management and Budget Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is submitting this information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and renewal. The collection is: 25 CFR 151 Land Acquisitions, OMB Control Number 1076–0100. DATES: Comments must be received on or before March 30, 2007, to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Comments should be sent to the Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior at the Office of Management and Budget. You may submit comments either by telefacsimile at (202) 395– 6566, or by e-mail to OIRA_DOCKET@omb.eop.gov. Please send a copy to Ben Burshia, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Division of Real Estate Services, Mail Stop 4639– MIB, 1849 C Street NW., Washington, DC 20240–0001. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Interested persons may obtain copies of the information collection requests without charge by contacting Ben Burshia at (202) 219–1195. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 provides an opportunity for interested parties to comment on proposed information collection requests. This collection covers 25 CFR 151 as presently approved. The Bureau of Indian Affairs, Division of Real Estate Services, is proceeding with this public comment period as the next step in obtaining a normal information collection clearance from OMB. The request contains (1) Type of review, (2) title, (3) summary of the collection, (4) respondents, (5) frequency of collection, (6) reporting and record keeping requirements, and (7) reason for response. A Federal Register notice was published on December 13, 2006 (71 FR 74932). No comments were received. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES SUMMARY: 25 CFR 151—Land Acquisitions OMB Control Number: 1076–0100. Type of review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Title: Acquisition of Title to Land in Trust, 25 CFR 151. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:08 Feb 27, 2007 Jkt 211001 Summary: The Secretary of the Interior has statutory authority to acquire lands in trust status for individual Indians and federally recognized Indian tribes. The Secretary requests information in order to identify the parties involved and a description of the land in question. Respondents are Native American tribes or individuals who request acquisition of real property into trust status. The Secretary also requests additional information necessary to satisfy those pertinent factors listed in 25 CFR 151.10 or 151.11. The information is used to determine whether or not the Secretary will approve an applicant’s request. No specific form is used, but respondents supply information and data, in accordance with 25 CFR 151, so that the Secretary may make an evaluation and determination in accordance with established Federal factors, rules and policies. Frequency of Collection: One Time. Description of Respondents: Native American tribes and individuals desiring acquisition of lands in trust status. Total Respondents: 1,000. Total Annual Responses: 1,000. Total Annual Burden Hours: 67,800 hours. Reason for Response: Required to obtain or retain benefits. The Bureau of Indian Affairs solicits comments in order to: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the bureau, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the bureau’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the 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. Any public comments will be addressed in the Bureau of Indian Affairs’ submission of the information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget. We will not sponsor nor conduct a request for information, and you need not respond to such a request, unless there is a valid OMB Control Number. Please note that comments are open to public review. If you wish to have your name and address withheld from the reviewing public, you must state so prominently at the beginning of your comments. We will honor your request to the limit of the appropriate laws. All comments from businesses or their PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 9023 representatives will be available for public review. We may decide to withhold information for other reasons. The Office of Management and Budget has between 30 and 60 days to make a decision about this information collection request; therefore, comments received closer to 30 days have a better chance of being considered. Dated: February 22, 2007. Grayford Payne, Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary— Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. E7–3496 Filed 2–27–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–W7–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Submission of Information Collection for Probate to the Office of Management and Budget Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Submission to Office of Management and Budget for renewal. AGENCY: SUMMARY: As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we are submitting to the Office of Management and Budget the information collection found in the general Probate of Indian Decedents’ Estates, Except for Member of the Five Civilized Tribes regulations. The purpose of this data collection is to ensure that Probate regulations are administered for the benefit of individual Indians and any persons having claims against an Indian decedent’s estate. DATES: Comments on this proposed information collection must be received by March 30, 2007. You may submit comments to the Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior by e-mail to OIRA_DOCKET@omb.eop.gov. or by facsimile to (202) 395–6566. Send a copy of the comments to Bill Titchwy, Bureau of Indian Affairs Western Regional Office, Division of Probate, 400 N. Fifth Street, 10th Floor, Two Arizona Center, Phoenix, AZ 85004. Comments may also be telefaxed to (602) 379–4005. We cannot accept Email comments at this time. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William Titchwy, 602–379–4002. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The information provided through collection requirements is used by the Department of the Interior, BIA, to determine heirs and divide any funds held by the BIA for an Indian decedent and to divide the decedent’s trust and restricted real ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\28FEN1.SGM 28FEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs


Submission of Information Collection to Office of Management and 
Budget

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is submitting this information 
collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for 
review and renewal. The collection is: 25 CFR 151 Land Acquisitions, 
OMB Control Number 1076-0100.

DATES: Comments must be received on or before March 30, 2007, to be 
assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Comments should be sent to the Desk Officer for the 
Department of the Interior at the Office of Management and Budget. You 
may submit comments either by telefacsimile at (202) 395-6566, or by e-
mail to OIRA--DOCKET@omb.eop.gov.
    Please send a copy to Ben Burshia, Bureau of Indian Affairs, 
Division of Real Estate Services, Mail Stop 4639-MIB, 1849 C Street 
NW., Washington, DC 20240-0001.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Interested persons may obtain copies 
of the information collection requests without charge by contacting Ben 
Burshia at (202) 219-1195.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 provides 
an opportunity for interested parties to comment on proposed 
information collection requests. This collection covers 25 CFR 151 as 
presently approved. The Bureau of Indian Affairs, Division of Real 
Estate Services, is proceeding with this public comment period as the 
next step in obtaining a normal information collection clearance from 
OMB. The request contains (1) Type of review, (2) title, (3) summary of 
the collection, (4) respondents, (5) frequency of collection, (6) 
reporting and record keeping requirements, and (7) reason for response.
    A Federal Register notice was published on December 13, 2006 (71 FR 
74932). No comments were received.

25 CFR 151--Land Acquisitions

    OMB Control Number: 1076-0100.
    Type of review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Title: Acquisition of Title to Land in Trust, 25 CFR 151.
    Summary: The Secretary of the Interior has statutory authority to 
acquire lands in trust status for individual Indians and federally 
recognized Indian tribes. The Secretary requests information in order 
to identify the parties involved and a description of the land in 
question. Respondents are Native American tribes or individuals who 
request acquisition of real property into trust status. The Secretary 
also requests additional information necessary to satisfy those 
pertinent factors listed in 25 CFR 151.10 or 151.11. The information is 
used to determine whether or not the Secretary will approve an 
applicant's request. No specific form is used, but respondents supply 
information and data, in accordance with 25 CFR 151, so that the 
Secretary may make an evaluation and determination in accordance with 
established Federal factors, rules and policies.
    Frequency of Collection: One Time.
    Description of Respondents: Native American tribes and individuals 
desiring acquisition of lands in trust status.
    Total Respondents: 1,000.
    Total Annual Responses: 1,000.
    Total Annual Burden Hours: 67,800 hours.
    Reason for Response: Required to obtain or retain benefits.
    The Bureau of Indian Affairs solicits comments in order to:
    (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the bureau, 
including whether the information will have practical utility;
    (2) Evaluate the bureau's estimate of the burden of the proposed 
collection of information, including the validity of the 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. Any public comments will be addressed in the Bureau 
of Indian Affairs' submission of the information collection request to 
the Office of Management and Budget.
    We will not sponsor nor conduct a request for information, and you 
need not respond to such a request, unless there is a valid OMB Control 
Number.
    Please note that comments are open to public review. If you wish to 
have your name and address withheld from the reviewing public, you must 
state so prominently at the beginning of your comments. We will honor 
your request to the limit of the appropriate laws. All comments from 
businesses or their representatives will be available for public 
review. We may decide to withhold information for other reasons.
    The Office of Management and Budget has between 30 and 60 days to 
make a decision about this information collection request; therefore, 
comments received closer to 30 days have a better chance of being 
considered.

    Dated: February 22, 2007.
Grayford Payne,
Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs.
[FR Doc. E7-3496 Filed 2-27-07; 8:45 am]
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