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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 218 / Tuesday, November 13, 2007 / Notices permitting electronic submission of responses. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [OMB Number 1103–0096] Office of Community Oriented Policing Services; Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of a Previously Approved Collection, With Change; Comments Requested 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: COPS Application Guide. rfrederick on PROD1PC67 with NOTICES ACTION: The Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), 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 extension of a previously approved information collection is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days for public comment until January 14, 2008. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. If you have comments especially on the estimated public burden or associated response time, suggestions, or need a copy of the proposed information collection instrument with instructions or additional information, please contact Rebekah Dorr, Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, 1100 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20530. 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 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., VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:30 Nov 09, 2007 Jkt 214001 (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of a previously approved collection, with change; comments requested. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: COPS Application Guide. (3) Agency Form Number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: None. U.S. Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Law enforcement agencies and other public and private entities that apply for COPS Office grants or cooperative agreements will be asked to review the COPS Application Guide. The COPS Application Guide provides instructions for all applicants and is the result of a COPS Office business process reengineering effort aimed at standardization as required under the grant streamlining requirements of Public Law 106–107, the Federal Financial Assistance Management Improvement Act of 1999, as well as the President’s Management Agenda E-grants Initiative. This collection combines the previously approved collection COPS Application Guide: Targeted/Invited Programs (1103–0096) with the collection COPS Application Guide: Open/Competitive Programs (1103–0095). (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 6,200 respondents annually will complete the form within 1 hour. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: There are an estimated 6,200 total annual burden hours associated with this collection. 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. November 6, 2007. Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, PRA, Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 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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. E:\FR\FM\13NON1.SGM 13NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

[OMB Number 1103-0096]


Office of Community Oriented Policing Services; Agency 
Information Collection Activities: Extension of a Previously Approved 
Collection, With Change; Comments Requested

ACTION: 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: COPS 
Application Guide.

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    The Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of Community Oriented 
Policing Services (COPS), 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 extension of a previously approved information collection is 
published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies.
    The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days for public 
comment until January 14, 2008. This process is conducted in accordance 
with 5 CFR 1320.10.
    If you have comments especially on the estimated public burden or 
associated response time, suggestions, or need a copy of the proposed 
information collection instrument with instructions or additional 
information, please contact Rebekah Dorr, Department of Justice Office 
of Community Oriented Policing Services, 1100 Vermont Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC 20530.
    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 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 previously 
approved collection, with change; comments requested.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: COPS Application Guide.
    (3) Agency Form Number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department sponsoring the collection: None. U.S. Department of Justice 
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary: Law enforcement agencies and other 
public and private entities that apply for COPS Office grants or 
cooperative agreements will be asked to review the COPS Application 
Guide. The COPS Application Guide provides instructions for all 
applicants and is the result of a COPS Office business process 
reengineering effort aimed at standardization as required under the 
grant streamlining requirements of Public Law 106-107, the Federal 
Financial Assistance Management Improvement Act of 1999, as well as the 
President's Management Agenda E-grants Initiative. This collection 
combines the previously approved collection COPS Application Guide: 
Targeted/Invited Programs (1103-0096) with the collection COPS 
Application Guide: Open/Competitive Programs (1103-0095).
    (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 6,200 respondents annually will complete the form within 
1 hour.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: There are an estimated 6,200 total annual burden 
hours associated with this collection.
    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.

    November 6, 2007.
Lynn Bryant,
Department Clearance Officer, PRA, Department of Justice.
[FR Doc. E7-22075 Filed 11-9-07; 8:45 am]
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