Office on Violence Against Women; Agency Information Collection Activities: New Collection, 12634 [E7-4821]

Download as PDF 12634 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 51 / Friday, March 16, 2007 / Notices 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. assistance such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations should contact the BLM as indicated above. Dated: March 6, 2007. David Christy, Public Affairs Officer. [FR Doc. 07–1233 Filed 3–15–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–40–M DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [OMB Notice 1122–NEW] Office on Violence Against Women; Agency Information Collection Activities: New Collection 60-Day notice of information collection under review: Semi-annual progress report for the Technical Assistance Program. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES ACTION: 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. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for ‘‘sixty days’’ until May 15, 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:24 Mar 15, 2007 Jkt 211001 Overview of This Information Collection (1) Type of Information Collection: New collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Semiannual Progress Report for the Technical Assistance Program. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Form Number: None yet. 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 100 programs providing technical assistance as recipients under the Technical Assistance Program. (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 take the 100 respondents (Technical Assistance providers) approximately one hour to complete a semi-annual progress report twice a year. The semiannual progress report for the Technical Assistance Program is divided into sections that pertain to the different types of activities in which Technical Assistance Providers are engaged. The primary purpose of the OVW Technical Assistance Program is to provide direct assistance to grantees and their subgrantees to enhance the success of local projects they are implementing with VAWA grant funds. In addition, OVW is focused on building the capacity of criminal justice and victim services organizations to respond effectively to sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking and to foster partnerships between organizations that have not traditionally worked together to address violence against women, such as faith- and community-based organizations. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The total annual hour burden to complete the semi-annual progress report form is 200 hours. It will take approximately one hour for the grantees to complete the form twice a year. If additional information is required contact: Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Suite 1600, Patrick PO 00000 Frm 00045 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Henry Building, 601 D Street NW., Washington, DC 20530. Dated: March 12, 2007. Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, PRA, United States Department of Justice. [FR Doc. E7–4821 Filed 3–15–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–FX–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office on Violence Against Women; Notice of Meeting Office on Violence Against Women, Justice. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of the forthcoming public meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Violence Against Women (hereinafter ‘‘the Committee’’). DATES: The meeting will take place on April 3, 2007, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on April 4, 2007, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon. ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place at the Eldorado, 309 West San Francisco Street, Sante Fe, NM 87501. Signs will be posted in the lobby of the hotel to direct attendees to the meeting location. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sandy Lonick, The National Advisory Committee on Violence Against Women, 800 K Street, NW., Ste. 920, Washington, DC 20530; by telephone at: (202) 307–6026; e-mail: Saundra.Lonick@usdoj.gov; or fax: (202) 307–3911. You may also view the Committee’s Web site at: http:// www.usdoj.gov/ovw/nac/welcome.html. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is required under section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The Committee is chartered by the Attorney General, and co-chaired by the Attorney General and the Secretary of Health and Human Services (the Secretary), to provide the Attorney General and the Secretary with practical and general policy advice concerning implementation of the Violence Against Women Act of 1994, the Violence Against Women Act of 2000, the Violence Against Women Act of 2005 and related laws. The Committee also assists in the efforts of the Department of Justice and the Department of Health and Human Services to combat violence against women, especially domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking. Because violence against women is increasingly recognized as a public health problem of staggering human cost, the Committee E:\FR\FM\16MRN1.SGM 16MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

[OMB Notice 1122-NEW]


 Office on Violence Against Women; Agency Information Collection 
Activities: New Collection

ACTION: 60-Day notice of information collection under review: Semi-
annual progress report for the Technical Assistance 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. Comments are 
encouraged and will be accepted for ``sixty days'' until May 15, 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: New collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Semi-annual Progress Report for 
the Technical Assistance Program.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Form Number: None yet. 
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 100 programs 
providing technical assistance as recipients under the Technical 
Assistance Program.
    (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 take the 100 respondents (Technical Assistance 
providers) approximately one hour to complete a semi-annual progress 
report twice a year. The semi-annual progress report for the Technical 
Assistance Program is divided into sections that pertain to the 
different types of activities in which Technical Assistance Providers 
are engaged.
    The primary purpose of the OVW Technical Assistance Program is to 
provide direct assistance to grantees and their subgrantees to enhance 
the success of local projects they are implementing with VAWA grant 
funds. In addition, OVW is focused on building the capacity of criminal 
justice and victim services organizations to respond effectively to 
sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking and to 
foster partnerships between organizations that have not traditionally 
worked together to address violence against women, such as faith- and 
community-based organizations.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: The total annual hour burden to complete the semi-
annual progress report form is 200 hours. It will take approximately 
one hour for the grantees to complete the form twice a year.
    If additional information is required contact: Lynn Bryant, 
Department 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: March 12, 2007.
Lynn Bryant,
Department Clearance Officer, PRA, United States Department of Justice.
 [FR Doc. E7-4821 Filed 3-15-07; 8:45 am]
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