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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 12 / Thursday, January 17, 2008 / Notices 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. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs [OMB Number 1121–0260] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested ACTION: Overview of This Information Collection The Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics 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 72, Number 208, pages 61184– 61185 on October 29, 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 February 19, 2008. 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 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 (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of a currently approved collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Police Public Contact Survey. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: Not applicable. Survey will be conducted in computer-assisted personal interviewing (CAPI) environment. Bureau of Justice Statistics, Department of Justice. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Eligible respondents to the survey must be age 16 or older. The Police Public Contact Survey fulfills the mandate set forth by the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 to collect, evaluate, and publish data on the use of excessive force by law enforcement personnel. The survey will be conducted as a supplement to the National Crime Victimization Survey in all sample households for a six (6) month period. Other: None. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond/reply: A total of approximately 74,317 persons will be eligible for the PPCS questions during July through December 2008. Of the 74,317 persons, we expect approximately 80 percent or 59,231 persons will complete a PPCS interview. Of those persons interviewed for the PPCS, we estimate approximately 81.5 percent or 48,272 persons will complete only the first two (contact screener questions) survey questions. The estimated time to read the introductory statement and administer the first two contact screener questions to the respondents is approximately .025 hours (1.5 minutes) per person. Furthermore, we estimate that the remaining 18.5 percent of the interviewed persons or 10,958 persons will report contact with the police. The estimated time required to ask the detailed questions regarding the nature of the contact is estimated to take an average of .167 hours (10 minutes). Respondents will be asked to respond to this survey only once during the six month period. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Extension of a currently approved collection: Police Public Contact Survey. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:07 Jan 16, 2008 Jkt 214001 PO 00000 Frm 00046 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 3273 (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The total respondent burden is approximately 3,037 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: January 11, 2008. Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, PRA, Department of Justice. [FR Doc. E8–750 Filed 1–16–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs [OMB Number 1121–0197] Bureau of Justice Assistance; Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review—Extension of currently approved collection. ACTION: Bureau of Justice Assistance Application Form: State Criminal Alien Assistance Program. The Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance, has submitted the following information collection request for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This proposed information collection is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for ‘‘sixty days’’ until March 17, 2008. If you have additional comments, suggestions, or need a copy of the proposed information collection instrument with instructions or additional information, please contact M. Berry at 202–353–8643 or 1–866– 859–2687, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, 810 7th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20531. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information 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 function of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; E:\FR\FM\17JAN1.SGM 17JAN1

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Office of Justice Programs

[OMB Number 1121-0260]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comments Requested

ACTION: 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Extension 
of a currently approved collection: Police Public Contact Survey.

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    The Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs, Bureau 
of Justice Statistics 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 72, Number 208, pages 61184-61185 on October 29, 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 February 19, 2008. 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 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: Police Public Contact Survey.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department sponsoring the collection: Not applicable. Survey will be 
conducted in computer-assisted personal interviewing (CAPI) 
environment. Bureau of Justice Statistics, Department of Justice.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary: Eligible respondents to the survey 
must be age 16 or older. The Police Public Contact Survey fulfills the 
mandate set forth by the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act 
of 1994 to collect, evaluate, and publish data on the use of excessive 
force by law enforcement personnel. The survey will be conducted as a 
supplement to the National Crime Victimization Survey in all sample 
households for a six (6) month period. Other: None.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond/reply: A total 
of approximately 74,317 persons will be eligible for the PPCS questions 
during July through December 2008. Of the 74,317 persons, we expect 
approximately 80 percent or 59,231 persons will complete a PPCS 
interview. Of those persons interviewed for the PPCS, we estimate 
approximately 81.5 percent or 48,272 persons will complete only the 
first two (contact screener questions) survey questions. The estimated 
time to read the introductory statement and administer the first two 
contact screener questions to the respondents is approximately .025 
hours (1.5 minutes) per person. Furthermore, we estimate that the 
remaining 18.5 percent of the interviewed persons or 10,958 persons 
will report contact with the police. The estimated time required to ask 
the detailed questions regarding the nature of the contact is estimated 
to take an average of .167 hours (10 minutes). Respondents will be 
asked to respond to this survey only once during the six month period.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: The total respondent burden is approximately 3,037 
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: January 11, 2008.
Lynn Bryant,
Department Clearance Officer, PRA, Department of Justice.
 [FR Doc. E8-750 Filed 1-16-08; 8:45 am]
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