Information Collection for Reindeer in Alaska, Request for Comments, 19094 [E8-7291]

Download as PDF 19094 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 68 / Tuesday, April 8, 2008 / Notices Dated: March 27, 2008. Dirk Kempthorne, Secretary of the Interior. [FR Doc. E8–7313 Filed 4–7–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–MR–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Information Collection for Reindeer in Alaska, Request for Comments Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Proposed Renewal. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is seeking comments on the information collection: 25 CFR part 243, Reindeer in Alaska. The information collected under this program is related to the Alaska Native reindeer industry and applies to non-natives who own, or want to own reindeer in Alaska. It is used solely to monitor and regulate the possession and use of Alaskan reindeer by non-Natives in Alaska. This collection needs renewal. DATES: Submit comments on or before June 9, 2008. ADDRESSES: Send comments to: Warren Eastland, Wildlife Biologist, Bureau of Indian Affairs, P.O. Box 25520 [3rd floor Federal Building], Juneau, AK 99802– 5520; Telephone (907) 586–7321 and Facsimile at (907) 586–7120. We cannot accept electronic submissions at this time. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Warren Eastland, Wildlife Biologist, (907) 586–7321, Facsimile at (907) 586– 7120. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Information to be provided includes name, address, and where an applicant will keep reindeer. The applicant must fill out a permit to get a reindeer for any purpose. The applicant is required to report on the status of reindeer annually or when a change occurs if earlier than the date for the annual report. pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES Request for Comments The Bureau of Indian Affairs requests your comments on this collection concerning: (a) The necessity of this information collection for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) The accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (hours and cost) of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:09 Apr 07, 2008 Jkt 214001 (c) Ways we could enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and, (d) Ways we could minimize the burden of the collection of the information on the respondents, such as through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Please note that an agency may not sponsor or request, and an individual need not respond to, a collection of information unless it has a valid Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Control Number. It is our policy to make all comments available to the public for review at the location listed in the ADDRESSES section, room 347D, during the hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Pacific Standard Time, Monday through Friday except for legal holidays. If you wish to have your name and/or address withheld, you must state this prominently at the beginning of your comments. We cannot guarantee that your personally identifiable information might not be made public at some time. All comments from organizations or representatives will be available for review. We may withhold comments from review for other reasons. OMB Control Number: 1076–0047. Type of Review: Renewal. Title: 25 CFR 243, Reindeer in Alaska. Brief Description of Collection: Information is provided to obtain or retain a benefit, namely, a permit to obtain a reindeer, but without such information no permit shall be issued. Respondents: Non-Natives who wish to possess Alaskan reindeer. Number of Respondents: 10. Estimated Time per Response: 5 to 20 minutes with the average being 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: The number of respondents varies annually but never exceeds 10. Total Annual Burden to Respondents: 3 hours. Dated: March 28, 2008. Carl J. Artman, Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. E8–7291 Filed 4–7–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–XN–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Tribal Energy Resource Agreement Regulations Public Information Meeting Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Meeting. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 SUMMARY: This notice advises the public that the Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development (IEED) will hold an all-day public information session on April 29, 2008, concerning the final regulations authorizing Tribal Energy Resource Agreements (TERA). These final regulations provide the process under which a tribe may apply for, and the Secretary of the Interior may grant, authority for an Indian tribe to review and approve leases and business agreements and grant rights-of-way for specific energy development activities on tribal lands through an approved TERA. The regulations also cover processes for implementation of TERAs, including periodic review and evaluation of a tribe’s activities under a TERA, enforcement of TERA provisions, and administrative appeals. The regulations also include a process for a tribe to voluntarily rescind a TERA. DATES: The public information meeting will begin at 9 a.m. on April 29, 2008. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th Street, Denver, Colorado. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Darryl Francois, Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development, Room 20South Interior Building, 1951 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20245, Telephone (202) 219–0740 or Fax (202) 208–4564. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title V of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, Public Law 109–58, requires the Department of the Interior to promulgate regulations that implement new provisions in 25 U.S.C. 3504 concerning Tribal Energy Resource Agreements (TERAs). The intent of these agreements is to promote tribal oversight and management of energy and mineral resource development on tribal lands and further the goal of Indian self-determination. The Department published a final rule in the Federal Register titled Tribal Energy Resource Agreements under the Indian Tribal Energy Development and Self Determination Act on March 10, 2008 (73 FR 12808). The rule, which can be found in the Code of Federal Regulations at 25 CFR Part 224, fully implements the provisions of 25 U.S.C. 3504. IEED staff will be on hand at the meeting to present an overview of the regulations and to provide information on how tribes can use the processes contained in the regulations in their energy development efforts. At the meeting, IEED staff will discuss topics covering application and agreement requirements, how to define the scope of a TERA, the process for determination of tribal capacity, the E:\FR\FM\08APN1.SGM 08APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs


Information Collection for Reindeer in Alaska, Request for 
Comments

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of Proposed Renewal.

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SUMMARY: The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is seeking comments on the 
information collection: 25 CFR part 243, Reindeer in Alaska. The 
information collected under this program is related to the Alaska 
Native reindeer industry and applies to non-natives who own, or want to 
own reindeer in Alaska. It is used solely to monitor and regulate the 
possession and use of Alaskan reindeer by non-Natives in Alaska. This 
collection needs renewal.

DATES: Submit comments on or before June 9, 2008.

ADDRESSES: Send comments to: Warren Eastland, Wildlife Biologist, 
Bureau of Indian Affairs, P.O. Box 25520 [3rd floor Federal Building], 
Juneau, AK 99802-5520; Telephone (907) 586-7321 and Facsimile at (907) 
586-7120. We cannot accept electronic submissions at this time.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Warren Eastland, Wildlife Biologist, 
(907) 586-7321, Facsimile at (907) 586-7120.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Information to be provided includes name, 
address, and where an applicant will keep reindeer. The applicant must 
fill out a permit to get a reindeer for any purpose. The applicant is 
required to report on the status of reindeer annually or when a change 
occurs if earlier than the date for the annual report.

Request for Comments

    The Bureau of Indian Affairs requests your comments on this 
collection concerning:
    (a) The necessity of this information collection for the proper 
performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the 
information will have practical utility;
    (b) The accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden (hours and 
cost) of the collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used;
    (c) Ways we could enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and,
    (d) Ways we could minimize the burden of the collection of the 
information on the respondents, such as through the use of automated 
collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
    Please note that an agency may not sponsor or request, and an 
individual need not respond to, a collection of information unless it 
has a valid Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Control Number.
    It is our policy to make all comments available to the public for 
review at the location listed in the ADDRESSES section, room 347D, 
during the hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Pacific Standard Time, Monday 
through Friday except for legal holidays. If you wish to have your name 
and/or address withheld, you must state this prominently at the 
beginning of your comments. We cannot guarantee that your personally 
identifiable information might not be made public at some time. All 
comments from organizations or representatives will be available for 
review. We may withhold comments from review for other reasons.
    OMB Control Number: 1076-0047.
    Type of Review: Renewal.
    Title: 25 CFR 243, Reindeer in Alaska.
    Brief Description of Collection: Information is provided to obtain 
or retain a benefit, namely, a permit to obtain a reindeer, but without 
such information no permit shall be issued.
    Respondents: Non-Natives who wish to possess Alaskan reindeer.
    Number of Respondents: 10.
    Estimated Time per Response: 5 to 20 minutes with the average being 
10 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: The number of respondents varies annually 
but never exceeds 10.
    Total Annual Burden to Respondents: 3 hours.

    Dated: March 28, 2008.
Carl J. Artman,
Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs.
[FR Doc. E8-7291 Filed 4-7-08; 8:45 am]
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