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Download as PDF 71436 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 241 / Monday, December 17, 2007 / Notices regarding possible diversion to illicit drug manufacture. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: DEA estimates that 2,000 persons respond as needed to this collection. Responses take 15 minutes. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: DEA estimates that this collection takes 500 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: December 11, 2007. Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, PRA, Department of Justice. [FR Doc. E7–24374 Filed 12–14–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–09–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Federal Bureau of Investigation [OMB Number 1110–NEW] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection, Comments Requested 60-day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Applicant Questionnaire: Race, National Origin, Gender, and Disability Demographics. ebenthall on PROD1PC69 with NOTICES ACTION: The Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Human Resources Division will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with established review procedures of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). The proposed information collection is published to obtain comments from the public and other government agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until February 15, 2008. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. All comments and suggestions, or questions regarding additional information should be directed to Angela Graham, Human Resources Specialist, Human Resources Management Section (HRMS), Human Resources Division (HRD), Staffing Unit, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 935 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Room GP– 702B, Washington, DC 20636. To view VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:28 Dec 14, 2007 Jkt 214001 the proposed collection instrument with instructions on online, please visit the following link: http://www.fbi.gov/ fbijobs_proposedcollection.htm. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information are encouraged. Submit your comments to angela.graham@ic.fbi.gov. 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 a practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the propose 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 of other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Overview of this information collection: (1) Type of information collection: Approval of new collection. (2) The title of the form/collection: Applicant Questionnaire: Race, National Origin, Gender, and Disability Demographics. (3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the department sponsoring the collection: Form 3–873 (Demographic Information) Human Resources Division, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Justice. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Any person applying registering and/or applying for a position at the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Abstract: The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Management Directive 715 (MD 715), requires agencies to maintain a system that: (1) Collects and maintains accurate information on race, national origin, gender and disability of an agency in accordance with 29 CFR, paragraph 1614.601; (2) tracks applicant flow data, which identifies applicants by race, national origin, gender, and disability status and disposition of applications; and, (3) tracks recruitment activities to permit analyses of these efforts in any PO 00000 Frm 00092 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 examination of potential barriers to equality of opportunity. Agencies must also ‘‘conduct an internal review and analysis of the effects of all current and proposed policies, practices, and conditions that directly or indirectly,’’ related to the employment of individuals with disabilities based on their race, national origin, gender and disabilities. However, an Agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to, a collection of information, unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. In order to comply with MD 715, the FBI is requesting clearance from OMB in accordance with established review procedures of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Once cleared for use, the form will be used to collect race, national origin, gender, and disability demographic information from applicants registering in the FBI’s automated hiring system. All job applicants, whether internal or external, would be asked to complete, on a voluntary basis, an ‘‘Applicant Questionnaire: Race, National Origin, Gender, and Disability Demographics.’’ The FBI must collect and evaluate information and data necessary to make an informed assessment the extent to which the Agency is meeting its responsibility to provide employment opportunities for qualified applicants and employees with disabilities, especially those with target disabilities. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for or an average respondent to respond: Total number of respondents: 609,246. Frequency of response: One time completion of questionnaire per respondent. Estimated time for average respondent to respond: 5 minutes. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with this collection: There are approximately 50,505 annual burden hours associated with this collection. (7) An estimate of the total annual cost: None. If any additional information is required contact Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Patrick Henry Building, 601 D Street, NW., Suite 1600, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: December 11, 2007. Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. E7–24378 Filed 12–14–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–02–P E:\FR\FM\17DEN1.SGM 17DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Federal Bureau of Investigation

[OMB Number 1110-NEW]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection, 
Comments Requested

ACTION: 60-day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Applicant 
Questionnaire: Race, National Origin, Gender, and Disability 
Demographics.

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    The Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Human 
Resources Division will be submitting the following information 
collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for 
review and clearance in accordance with established review procedures 
of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). The 
proposed information collection is published to obtain comments from 
the public and other government agencies. Comments are encouraged and 
will be accepted until February 15, 2008. This process is conducted in 
accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10.
    All comments and suggestions, or questions regarding additional 
information should be directed to Angela Graham, Human Resources 
Specialist, Human Resources Management Section (HRMS), Human Resources 
Division (HRD), Staffing Unit, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 935 
Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Room GP-702B, Washington, DC 20636. To view the 
proposed collection instrument with instructions on online, please 
visit the following link: http://www.fbi.gov/fbijobs_
proposedcollection.htm.
    Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected 
agencies concerning the proposed collection of information are 
encouraged. Submit your comments to angela.graham@ic.fbi.gov. 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 a practical utility;
    (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of 
the propose 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 of 
other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic 
submission of responses.
    Overview of this information collection:
    (1) Type of information collection: Approval of new collection.
    (2) The title of the form/collection: Applicant Questionnaire: 
Race, National Origin, Gender, and Disability Demographics.
    (3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of 
the department sponsoring the collection: Form 3-873 (Demographic 
Information) Human Resources Division, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 
Department of Justice.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Any person applying registering and/or 
applying for a position at the Federal Bureau of Investigation. 
Abstract: The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Management 
Directive 715 (MD 715), requires agencies to maintain a system that: 
(1) Collects and maintains accurate information on race, national 
origin, gender and disability of an agency in accordance with 29 CFR, 
paragraph 1614.601; (2) tracks applicant flow data, which identifies 
applicants by race, national origin, gender, and disability status and 
disposition of applications; and, (3) tracks recruitment activities to 
permit analyses of these efforts in any examination of potential 
barriers to equality of opportunity. Agencies must also ``conduct an 
internal review and analysis of the effects of all current and proposed 
policies, practices, and conditions that directly or indirectly,'' 
related to the employment of individuals with disabilities based on 
their race, national origin, gender and disabilities. However, an 
Agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to, a 
collection of information, unless it displays a currently valid OMB 
control number. In order to comply with MD 715, the FBI is requesting 
clearance from OMB in accordance with established review procedures of 
the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
    Once cleared for use, the form will be used to collect race, 
national origin, gender, and disability demographic information from 
applicants registering in the FBI's automated hiring system. All job 
applicants, whether internal or external, would be asked to complete, 
on a voluntary basis, an ``Applicant Questionnaire: Race, National 
Origin, Gender, and Disability Demographics.'' The FBI must collect and 
evaluate information and data necessary to make an informed assessment 
the extent to which the Agency is meeting its responsibility to provide 
employment opportunities for qualified applicants and employees with 
disabilities, especially those with target disabilities.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for or an average respondent to respond: Total number 
of respondents: 609,246. Frequency of response: One time completion of 
questionnaire per respondent. Estimated time for average respondent to 
respond: 5 minutes.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with this collection: There are approximately 50,505 annual burden 
hours associated with this collection.
    (7) An estimate of the total annual cost: None.
    If any additional information is required contact Lynn Bryant, 
Department Clearance Officer, Department of Justice, Justice Management 
Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Patrick Henry Building, 601 D 
Street, NW., Suite 1600, Washington, DC 20530.

    Dated: December 11, 2007.
Lynn Bryant,
Department Clearance Officer, PRA, U.S. Department of Justice.
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