Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection; Comments Requested, 9776-9777 [E7-3723]

Download as PDF 9776 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 42 / Monday, March 5, 2007 / Notices ESTIMATE OF BURDEN FOR EACH FORM—Continued Burden estimate per survey (in minutes) Survey instrument Totals ............................................................................ Comments Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of our functions, including whether the information will have practical use; (b) The accuracy of our estimated time and cost burdens of the proposed new collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) Ways to enhance the quality, use, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) Ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including increased use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. We will summarize all comments received regarding this notice. We will publish that summary in the Federal Register when the information collection is submitted to OMB for review and approval. Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Dated: January 26, 2007. Roseann Gonzales, Director, Office of Program and Policy Services. [FR Doc. E7–3765 Filed 3–2–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–MN–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office on Violence Against Women erjones on PRODPC74 with NOTICES [OMB Number 1122–0003] Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection; Comments Requested 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Annual ACTION: VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:17 Mar 02, 2007 Jkt 211001 Number of surveys (times/yr.) Number of respondents per survey ........................ ........................ ........................ Progress Report for the STOP Formula Grants Program The Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) 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 247, page 77412–77413, on December 26, 2007, allowing for a 60-day comment period. The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days for public comment until April 4, 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 four 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 agency’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, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Total estimated number of respondents Total annual hour burden 7,350 2,013 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 a currently approved collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Annual Progress Report for the STOP Violence Against Women Formula Grants Program. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Form Number: 1122–0003. U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: The affected public includes the 56 STOP state administrators (from 50 states, the District of Columbia and five territories and commonwealths (Guam, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Virgin Islands, Northern Mariana Islands)) and their subgrantees. The STOP Violence Against Women Formula Grant Program was authorized through the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 (VAWA) and reauthorized and amended by the Violence Against Women Act of 2000 (VAWA 2000) and by the Violence Against Women Act of 2005 (VAWA 2005). Its purpose is to promote a coordinated, multidisciplinary approach to improving the criminal justice system’s response to violence against women. The STOP Formula Grant Program envisions a partnership among law enforcement, prosecution, courts, and victim advocacy organizations to enhance victim safety and hold offenders accountable for their crimes of violence against women. The Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women administers the STOP Formula Grant Program. The grant funds must be distributed by STOP state administrators to subgrantees according to a statutory formula (as amended by VAWA 2000 and by VAWA 2005). (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond/reply: It is estimated that it will E:\FR\FM\05MRN1.SGM 05MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 42 / Monday, March 5, 2007 / Notices take the 56 respondents (STOP administrators) approximately one hour to complete an annual progress report. It is estimated that it will take approximately one hour for roughly 2500 subgrantees 1 to complete the relevant portion of the annual progress report. The Annual Progress Report for the STOP Formula Grant Program is divided into sections that pertain to the different types of activities that subgrantees may engage in and the different types of subgrantees that receive funds, i.e. law enforcement agencies, prosecutors’ offices, courts, victim services agencies, etc. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The total annual hour burden to complete the annual progress report is 2556 hours. If additional information is required contact: Lynn Bryant, Deputy Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Suite 1600, Patrick Henry Building, 601 D Street NW., Washington, DC 20530. Dated: February 27, 2007. Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice. [FR Doc. E7–3723 Filed 3–2–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–FX–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [AAG/A Order No. 005–2007] Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records AGENCY: United States Marshals Service, DOJ. erjones on PRODPC74 with NOTICES ACTION: Modified System of Records. SUMMARY: Pursuant to the provisions of the Privacy Act of 1974, 5 U.S.C. 552a, notice is given that the Department of Justices (DOJ) proposes to modify a United States Marshals Service (USMS) system of records entitled ‘‘Warrant Information Network (WIN), USM–007.’’ Changes have been made to the ‘‘Categories of Individuals Covered by the System’’ to include individuals suspected in a state’s case that has been adopted by a USMS-sponsored task force; individuals for whom the USMS is conducting a criminal investigation or aiding in a criminal investigation by another law enforcement agency; missing persons, including children, for whom the USMS is conducting an 1 Each year the number of STOP subgrantees changes. The number 2,500 is based on the number of reports that OVW has received in the past from STOP subgrantees. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:17 Mar 02, 2007 Jkt 211001 investigation or aiding in a criminal investigation by another law enforcement agency; individuals, and their associates, who are the subject of, and who may provide information, assistance or leads in USMS fugitive, criminal, or missing persons investigations. Other changes are made consistent with the new categories of individuals covered, necessary updates are made, and routine uses have been revised to conform with DOJ model routine use language. DATES: In accordance with the requirements of 5 U.S.C. 552a (e)(4) and (11), the public is given a 30 day period in which to comment. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB), which has oversight responsibility under the Act, has 40 days in which to conclude its review of the system. Therefore, please submit any comments by April 16, 2007 ADDRESSES: The public, OMB and the Congress are invited to submit any comments to Mary E. Cahill, Management and Planning Staff, Justice Management Division, Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20530 (Room 1400 National Place Building), Facsimile Number 202–307–1853. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ed Bordley on 202–307–8571. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The notice for USM–007 was last published on November 8, 1999 at 64 FR 60832, 39. In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552a (r), the Department has provided a report to OMB and appropriate members of Congress. 9777 for whom State or local warrants have been issued when the warrant is part of a USMS sponsored multi-agency task force; individuals suspected in a state’s case that has been adopted by a USMSsponsored task force; individuals for whom the USMS is conducting a criminal investigation or aiding in a criminal investigation by another law enforcement agency; missing persons, including children, for whom the USMS is conducting an investigation or aiding in a criminal investigation by another law enforcement agency; individuals, and their associates, who are the subject of, and who may provide information, assistance or leads in USMS fugitive, criminal, or missing persons investigations. CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: Primary System: Investigative Services Division, U.S. Marshals Service (USMS), CS–4, Washington, DC 20530– 1000. Decentralized Segments: Each district office of the USMS maintains their own files. The addresses of USMS district offices are available on the Internet at http://www.usdoj.gov/marshals/ usmsofc.html. Computerized records in this system consist of information pertaining to a warrant such as dates, issuing federal district, nature of the offense, investigative notes, information related to subjects, including biographical data, physical description, and criminal history, and a subject’s association with other individuals, dangerous gangs, extremist groups, or other organizations; information concerning criminal and/or missing persons investigations, such as the evidence collected in support of criminal and/or missing persons investigations, the nature of the crime, investigative reports, investigative notes, biographical data relating to the investigation’s subject and the subject’s associates. Information on associates includes physical description, photographs, numerical identifiers, addresses, driver’s license information and investigative information furnished by other federal, state or local law enforcement or other government agencies and non-government sources. In addition to the abbreviated data described above, the complete file contains the warrant and other court records and internal correspondence relating to the warrant; photographs; wanted flyers/posters; and investigative reports reflecting patterns of activity, leads, witnesses’ and other persons’ statements. Investigative reports and criminal record information from other federal, state, local, and foreign law enforcement agencies participating in or cooperating with USMS fugitive, criminal, or missing person investigations and apprehension efforts are also included in this system. CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM: AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM: Individuals for whom federal warrants have been issued; individuals 28 U.S.C. 509, 510, and 561 et seq.; 28 CFR 0.111(a) and (q). Dated: February 22, 2007. Lee J. Lofthus, Assistant Attorney General for Administration. JUSTICE/USM–007 SYSTEM NAME: Warrant Information Network (WIN). SECURITY CLASSIFICATION: Limited Official Use. SYSTEM LOCATION: PO 00000 Frm 00053 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\05MRN1.SGM 05MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 42 (Monday, March 5, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 9776-9777]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-3723]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Office on Violence Against Women

[OMB Number 1122-0003]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of a 
Currently Approved Collection; Comments Requested

ACTION: 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Annual 
Progress Report for the STOP Formula Grants Program

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    The Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) 
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 247, 
page 77412-77413, on December 26, 2007, allowing for a 60-day comment 
period.
    The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days 
for public comment until April 4, 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 
four 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 agency'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, 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 a currently 
approved collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Annual Progress Report for the 
STOP Violence Against Women Formula Grants Program.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Form Number: 1122-
0003. U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: The affected public includes the 56 STOP 
state administrators (from 50 states, the District of Columbia and five 
territories and commonwealths (Guam, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, 
Virgin Islands, Northern Mariana Islands)) and their subgrantees. The 
STOP Violence Against Women Formula Grant Program was authorized 
through the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 (VAWA) and reauthorized 
and amended by the Violence Against Women Act of 2000 (VAWA 2000) and 
by the Violence Against Women Act of 2005 (VAWA 2005). Its purpose is 
to promote a coordinated, multi-disciplinary approach to improving the 
criminal justice system's response to violence against women. The STOP 
Formula Grant Program envisions a partnership among law enforcement, 
prosecution, courts, and victim advocacy organizations to enhance 
victim safety and hold offenders accountable for their crimes of 
violence against women. The Department of Justice's Office on Violence 
Against Women administers the STOP Formula Grant Program. The grant 
funds must be distributed by STOP state administrators to subgrantees 
according to a statutory formula (as amended by VAWA 2000 and by VAWA 
2005).
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond/reply: It is 
estimated that it will

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take the 56 respondents (STOP administrators) approximately one hour to 
complete an annual progress report. It is estimated that it will take 
approximately one hour for roughly 2500 subgrantees \1\ to complete the 
relevant portion of the annual progress report. The Annual Progress 
Report for the STOP Formula Grant Program is divided into sections that 
pertain to the different types of activities that subgrantees may 
engage in and the different types of subgrantees that receive funds, 
i.e. law enforcement agencies, prosecutors' offices, courts, victim 
services agencies, etc.
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    \1\ Each year the number of STOP subgrantees changes. The number 
2,500 is based on the number of reports that OVW has received in the 
past from STOP subgrantees.
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    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: The total annual hour burden to complete the 
annual progress report is 2556 hours.
    If additional information is required contact: Lynn Bryant, Deputy 
Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Justice 
Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Suite 1600, Patrick 
Henry Building, 601 D Street NW., Washington, DC 20530.

    Dated: February 27, 2007.
Lynn Bryant,
Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice. (1( 
(5(
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