Bureau of Justice Assistance; Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested, 3273-3274 [E8-752]

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 mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES 3274 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 12 / Thursday, January 17, 2008 / Notices (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: (1) Type of information collection: Extension of currently approved collection. (2) The title of the form/collection: State Criminal Alien Assistance Program. (3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, United States Department of Justice. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract. Primary: States and local units of general government including the 50 state governments, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the more than 3,000 counties and cities with correctional facilities. Other: None. Abstract: In response to the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 Section 130002(b), as amended in 1996, BJA administers the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program (SCAAP) with the Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). SCAAP provides federal payments to States and localities that incurred correctional officer salary costs for incarcerating undocumented criminal aliens with at least one felony or two misdemeanor convictions for violations of state or local law, and who are incarcerated for at least 4 consecutive days during the designated reporting period and for the following correctional purposes: Salaries for corrections officers Overtime costs Performance based bonuses Corrections work force recruitment and retention Construction of corrections facilities Training/education for offenders Training for corrections officers related to offender population management VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:07 Jan 16, 2008 Jkt 214001 Consultants involved with offender population Medical and mental health services Vehicle rental/purchase for transport of offenders Prison Industries Pre-release/reentry programs Technology involving offender management/inter-agency information sharing Disaster preparedness continuity of operations for corrections facilities (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 no more than 748 respondents will apply. Each application takes approximately 90 minutes to complete and is submitted once per year (annually). (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The total hour burden to complete the applications is 1122 hours. 748 × 90 minutes = 67,320/60minutes per hour = 1122 burden hours If additional information is required, contact the Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Justice, Policy and Planning Staff, Justice Management Division, 601 D Street, NW., Suite 1600, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: January 11, 2008. Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, PRA, United States Department of Justice. [FR Doc. E8–752 Filed 1–16–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employee Benefits Security Administration [Exemption Application Nos. and Grant of Individual Exemptions involving; D–11318, Barclays Global Investors, N.A., (BGI) and its Investment Advisory Affiliates, including Barclays Global Fund Advisors (BGFA; together, the Applicants); and D–11417, Citigroup, Inc. (Citigroup)] Prohibited Transaction Exemption 2008–01 Employee Benefits Security Administration, Labor. ACTION: Grant of Individual Exemptions. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This document contains exemptions issued by the Department of Labor (the Department) from certain of the prohibited transaction restrictions of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA or the Act) and/or the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (the Code). A notice was published in the Federal Register of the pendency before the PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Department of a proposal to grant such exemption. The notice set forth a summary of facts and representations contained in the application for exemption and referred interested persons to the application for a complete statement of the facts and representations. The application has been available for public inspection at the Department in Washington, DC. The notice also invited interested persons to submit comments on the requested exemption to the Department. In addition the notice stated that any interested person might submit a written request that a public hearing be held (where appropriate). The applicant has represented that it has complied with the requirements of the notification to interested persons. No requests for a hearing were received by the Department. Public comments were received by the Department as described in the granted exemption. The notice of proposed exemption was issued and the exemption is being granted solely by the Department because, effective December 31, 1978, section 102 of Reorganization Plan No. 4 of 1978, 5 U.S.C. App. 1 (1996), transferred the authority of the Secretary of the Treasury to issue exemptions of the type proposed to the Secretary of Labor. Statutory Findings In accordance with section 408(a) of the Act and/or section 4975(c)(2) of the Code and the procedures set forth in 29 CFR Part 2570, Subpart B (55 FR 32836, 32847, August 10, 1990) and based upon the entire record, the Department makes the following findings: (a) The exemption is administratively feasible; (b) The exemption is in the interests of the plan and its participants and beneficiaries; and (c) The exemption is protective of the rights of the participants and beneficiaries of the plan. 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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 12 (Thursday, January 17, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 3273-3274]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-752]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Office of Justice Programs

[OMB Number 1121-0197]


Bureau of Justice Assistance; Agency Information Collection 
Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested

ACTION: 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review--Extension 
of currently approved collection.

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    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;

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    (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:
    (1) Type of information collection: Extension of currently approved 
collection.
    (2) The title of the form/collection: State Criminal Alien 
Assistance Program.
    (3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of 
the Department sponsoring the collection: Bureau of Justice Assistance, 
Office of Justice Programs, United States Department of Justice.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract.
    Primary: States and local units of general government including the 
50 state governments, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, the 
U.S. Virgin Islands, and the more than 3,000 counties and cities with 
correctional facilities.
    Other: None.
    Abstract: In response to the Violent Crime Control and Law 
Enforcement Act of 1994 Section 130002(b), as amended in 1996, BJA 
administers the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program (SCAAP) with 
the Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and the 
Department of Homeland Security (DHS). SCAAP provides federal payments 
to States and localities that incurred correctional officer salary 
costs for incarcerating undocumented criminal aliens with at least one 
felony or two misdemeanor convictions for violations of state or local 
law, and who are incarcerated for at least 4 consecutive days during 
the designated reporting period and for the following correctional 
purposes:

Salaries for corrections officers
Overtime costs
Performance based bonuses
Corrections work force recruitment and retention
Construction of corrections facilities
Training/education for offenders
Training for corrections officers related to offender population 
management
Consultants involved with offender population
Medical and mental health services
Vehicle rental/purchase for transport of offenders
Prison Industries
Pre-release/reentry programs
Technology involving offender management/inter-agency information 
sharing
Disaster preparedness continuity of operations for corrections 
facilities

    (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 no more than 748 respondents will apply. Each 
application takes approximately 90 minutes to complete and is submitted 
once per year (annually).
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: The total hour burden to complete the applications 
is 1122 hours.

748 x 90 minutes = 67,320/60minutes per hour = 1122 burden hours

    If additional information is required, contact the Clearance 
Officer, U.S. Department of Justice, Policy and Planning Staff, Justice 
Management Division, 601 D Street, NW., Suite 1600, Washington, DC 
20530.

    Dated: January 11, 2008.
Lynn Bryant,
Department Clearance Officer, PRA, United States Department of Justice.
 [FR Doc. E8-752 Filed 1-16-08; 8:45 am]
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