Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Requested, 18669-18670 [E7-7058]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 71 / Friday, April 13, 2007 / Notices Overview of this Information Collection: (1) Type of Information Collection: Renewal of an existing collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Application for Permit to Import Controlled Substances for Domestic and/or Scientific Purposes pursuant to 21 U.S.C. 952 (DEA Form 357). (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: Form number: DEA Form 357. Component: Office of Diversion Control, Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. Department of Justice. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Business or other for-profit. Other: None. Abstract: Title 21, CFR, Section 1312.11 requires any registrant who desires to import certain controlled substances into the United States to have an import permit. In order to obtain the permit, an application must be made to the Drug Enforcement Administration on DEA Form 357. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 47 respondents, 406 responses, .25 hour per response. A respondent may submit multiple responses. A respondent will take an estimate of 15 minutes to complete each form. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 101.50 annual burden hours. If additional information is required 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: April 10, 2007. Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, PRA, Department of Justice. [FR Doc. E7–7080 Filed 4–12–07; 8:45 am] pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES BILLING CODE 4410–09–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:52 Apr 12, 2007 Jkt 211001 DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs; National Institute of Justice [OMB Number 1121–0310] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Requested 30-day notice of information collection under review: Evaluation of Impacts of Federal Casework Programs. ACTION: The Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice (NIJ) has submitted 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 72, Number 27, pages 6289– 6290, on February 9, 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 May 14, 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: —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; —Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies’ 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 PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 18669 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: Evaluation of Impact of Federal Casework Programs— Prosecutor Survey; Law Enforcement Survey; *Lab Personnel Survey. *There are three versions of the lab survey, each tailored to the respective type of lab. (3) Not Applicable. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond are: Prosecutors, Law Enforcement Officials, and Forensic Laboratory personnel from agencies within the jurisdiction represented by the grantees. The National Institute of Justice uses this information to assess the impacts and cost-effectiveness of the Forensic Casework DNA Backlog Programs over time and to diagnose performance problems in current casework programs. This evaluation will help decision makers be better informed to not only diagnose program performance problems, but also to better understand whether the benefits of DNA collection and testing are in fact an effective public safety and crime control practice. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time needed for an average respondent to respond is broken down as follows: Law Enforcement—200 respondents, average burden time 120 minutes—400 hours total. Prosecutors—200 respondents, average burden time 90 minutes—300 hours total. Lab personnel—135 respondents average burden 120 minutes—270 hours total. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The estimated total public burden associated with this collection is 970 hours. If additional information is required, contact: Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Policy and Planning Staff, Justice Management Division, Patrick Henry Building, Suite 1600, 601 D Street, NW., Washington, DC 20530. E:\FR\FM\13APN1.SGM 13APN1 18670 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 71 / Friday, April 13, 2007 / Notices Dated: April 9, 2007. Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, PRA Department of Justice. [FR Doc. E7–7058 Filed 4–12–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs [OMB Number 1121–0166] Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection: Comments Requested 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Bureau of Justice Assistance Application Form: Public Safety Officers Disability Benefits. pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES ACTION: The Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP) has submitted 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 collection information is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register Volume 72, Number 32, pages 7677–7678 on February 16, 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 May 14, 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. Comments may also be submitted to M. Pressley, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, 810 7th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20531 via facsimile to (202) 305–1367. 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: VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:52 Apr 12, 2007 Jkt 211001 —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; —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 collection: (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of a currently approved collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Public Safety Officers Disability Benefits. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: OJP FORM 3650/7 Public Safety Officers Disability Benefits. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Dependents of public safety officers who were killed or permanently and totally disabled in the line of duty. Abstract: The Public Safety Officers’ Benefits Act of 1976 (PSOB), 42 U.S.C. 3796, authorizes the Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs to pay a benefit to claimant public safety officers found to have been permanently and totally disabled as the direct result of a catastrophic line of duty injury sustained on or after November 29, 1990. 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 × 120 minutes per application = 9,000 minutes/by 60 minutes per hour = 150 hours. If additional information is required, please contact, Lynn Bryant, Clearance Officer, United States Department of PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Patrick Henry Building, Suite 1600, 601 D Street, NW., Washington, DC 20530. Dated: April 10, 2007. Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, PRA, United States Department of Justice. [FR Doc. E7–7083 Filed 4–12–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Veterans’ Employment and Training Service Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program (HVRP) National Technical Assistance Center Cooperative Agreement(s) for Program Year (PY) 2007 Solicitation for Cooperative Agreement(s) Solicitation #07–08 Period of Performance is PY 2007, July 1, 2007 Through June 30, 2008 AGENCY: Veterans’ Employment and Training Service, Department of Labor. ACTION: Notice of funding availability. DATES: Applications are due on May 14, 2007. SUMMARY: (Applicants For a Cooperative Agreement Should Read This Notice In Its Entirety): The U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL), Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS), announces a cooperative agreement competition under 38 U.S.C. Section 2021, as added by Section 5 of Public Law 107–95, the Homeless Veterans Comprehensive Assistance Act of 2001 (HVCAA). Section 2021 authorizes programs to expedite the reintegration of homeless veterans into the labor force. In order to assist the USDOL–VETS in carrying out 38 U.S.C. 2021, it is announcing the availability of funds for a cooperative agreement to assist in developing a National Technical Assistance Center (NTAC) for the Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program (HVRP). The primary objective of the HVRP NTAC will be to provide general technical assistance on veterans’ homelessness programs and issues to existing HVRP grantees (approximately 80 grantees nationwide), potential HVRP applicants, employers, Veterans Service Organizations, Federal, State, and local agency partners, non-profit organizations (including faith-based and community organizations), the general public, and other interested stakeholders. Successful applicant(s) will assist USDOL–VETS by providing general technical assistance and guidance to eligible HVRP entities relating to assistance for homeless E:\FR\FM\13APN1.SGM 13APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 71 (Friday, April 13, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 18669-18670]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-7058]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Office of Justice Programs; National Institute of Justice

[OMB Number 1121-0310]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; 
Comment Requested

ACTION: 30-day notice of information collection under review: 
Evaluation of Impacts of Federal Casework Programs.

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    The Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National 
Institute of Justice (NIJ) has submitted 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 72, Number 27, pages 6289-6290, on February 9, 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 May 14, 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:

--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;
--Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies' 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 collection:
    (1) Type of Information Collection: New collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Evaluation of Impact of Federal 
Casework Programs--
    Prosecutor Survey;
    Law Enforcement Survey;
    *Lab Personnel Survey.
    *There are three versions of the lab survey, each tailored to the 
respective type of lab.
    (3) Not Applicable.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond are: 
Prosecutors, Law Enforcement Officials, and Forensic Laboratory 
personnel from agencies within the jurisdiction represented by the 
grantees. The National Institute of Justice uses this information to 
assess the impacts and cost-effectiveness of the Forensic Casework DNA 
Backlog Programs over time and to diagnose performance problems in 
current casework programs. This evaluation will help decision makers be 
better informed to not only diagnose program performance problems, but 
also to better understand whether the benefits of DNA collection and 
testing are in fact an effective public safety and crime control 
practice.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time needed for an average respondent to respond is broken down as 
follows:
    Law Enforcement--200 respondents, average burden time 120 minutes--
400 hours total.
    Prosecutors--200 respondents, average burden time 90 minutes--300 
hours total.
    Lab personnel--135 respondents average burden 120 minutes--270 
hours total.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection:
    The estimated total public burden associated with this collection 
is 970 hours.
    If additional information is required, contact: Lynn Bryant, 
Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, 
Policy and Planning Staff, Justice Management Division, Patrick Henry 
Building, Suite 1600, 601 D Street, NW., Washington, DC 20530.


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    Dated: April 9, 2007.
Lynn Bryant,
Department Clearance Officer, PRA Department of Justice.
[FR Doc. E7-7058 Filed 4-12-07; 8:45 am]
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