Office on Violence Against Women; Agency Information Collection Activities: Revision of a Currently Approved Collection; Comments Requested, 30163-30164 [E8-11641]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 101 / Friday, May 23, 2008 / Notices ‘114 patent, and are also invalid in view of the ‘789 patent. The authority for the Commission’s determination is contained in section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1337), and in sections 210.45 and 210.50 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (19 CFR 210.45, 210.50). Issued: May 19, 2008. By order of the Commission. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. E8–11578 Filed 5–22–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [USITC SE–08–014] Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice; Change of Time for Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting United States International Trade Commission. DATE OF MEETING: May 28, 2008 at 11 a.m. ORIGINAL TIME OF MEETING: 11 a.m. NEW TIME OF MEETING: 10:45 a.m. PLACE: Room 101, 500 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20436, Telephone: (202) 205–2000. STATUS: Open to the public. 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E8–11657 Filed 5–22–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE dwashington3 on PRODPC61 with NOTICES [OMB Number 1122–0016] Office on Violence Against Women; Agency Information Collection Activities: Revision of a Currently Approved Collection; Comments Requested 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Semi-Annual Progress Report for the Grantees from the Transitional Housing Assistance Grant Program ACTION: VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:34 May 22, 2008 Jkt 214001 The Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) 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 73, Number 53, pages 14487 and 14488 on March 18, 2008, allowing for a 60-day comment period. The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days for public comment until June 23, 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: (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. Overview of This Information Collection (1) Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: SemiAnnual Progress Report for Grantees of PO 00000 Frm 00124 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 30163 the Transitional Housing Assistance Grant Program. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Form Number: 1122–0016. U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: The affected public includes the approximately 120 grantees of the Transitional Housing Assistance Grant Program (Transitional Housing Program) whose eligibility is determined by statute. This discretionary grant program provides transitional housing, short-term housing assistance, and related support services for individuals who are homeless, or in need of transitional housing or other housing assistance, as a result of fleeing a situation of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking, and for whom emergency shelter services or other crisis intervention services are unavailable or insufficient. Eligible applicants are States, units of local government, Indian tribal governments, and other organizations, including domestic violence and sexual assault victim services providers, domestic violence or sexual assault coalitions, other nonprofit, nongovernmental organizations, or community-based and culturally specific organizations, that have a documented history of effective work concerning domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking. (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 it will take the 120 respondents (grantees) approximately one hour to complete the semi-annual progress report. The semiannual progress report is divided into sections that pertain to the different types of activities that grantees may engage in and the different types of grantees that receive funds. A Transitional Housing Program grantee will only be required to complete the sections of the form that pertain to its own specific activities. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The total annual hour burden to complete the data collection forms is 240 hours, that is 120 grantees completing a form twice a year with an estimated completion time for the form being one hour. If additional information is required contact: Lynn Bryant, Deputy Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Suite 1600, E:\FR\FM\23MYN1.SGM 23MYN1 30164 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 101 / Friday, May 23, 2008 / Notices Patrick Henry Building, 601 D Street, NW., Washington, DC 20530. Dated: May 20, 2008. Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice. [FR Doc. E8–11641 Filed 5–22–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–FX–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [OMB Number 1122–0003] Office on Violence Against Women; Agency Information Collection Activities: Revision of a Currently Approved Collection; Comments Requested 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Annual Progress Report for the STOP Formula Grants Program. dwashington3 on PRODPC61 with NOTICES ACTION: The Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) 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 73, Number 53, pages 114486 on March 18, 2008, allowing for a 60-day comment period. The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days for public comment until June 23, 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: (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; VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:34 May 22, 2008 Jkt 214001 (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 Collection (1) Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Annual Progress Report for the STOP Violence Against Women Formula Grants Program. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Form Number: 1122–0003. U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women (OVW). (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: The affected public includes the 56 STOP state administrators (from 50 states, the District of Columbia and five territories and commonwealths (Guam, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Virgin Islands, Northern Mariana Islands)) and their subgrantees. The STOP Violence Against Women Formula Grants Program was authorized through the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 (VAWA) and reauthorized and amended by the Violence Against Women Act of 2000 (VAWA 2000) and by the Violence Against Women Act of 2005 (VAWA 2005). Its purpose is to promote a coordinated, multidisciplinary approach to improving the criminal justice system(s response to violence against women. The STOP Formula Grants Program envisions a partnership among law enforcement, prosecution, courts, and victim advocacy organizations to enhance victim safety and hold offenders accountable for their crimes of violence against women. The OVW administers the STOP Formula Grant Program. The grant funds must be distributed by STOP state administrators to subgrantees according to a statutory formula (as amended by VAWA 2000 and by VAWA 2005). (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time PO 00000 Frm 00125 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 estimated for an average respondent to respond/reply: It is estimated that it will take the 56 respondents (STOP administrators) approximately one hour to complete an annual progress report. It is estimated that it will take approximately one hour for roughly 2500 subgrantees 1 to complete the relevant portion of the annual progress report. The Annual Progress Report for the STOP Formula Grants Program is divided into sections that pertain to the different types of activities that subgrantees may engage in and the different types of subgrantees that receive funds, i.e. law enforcement agencies, prosecutors’ offices, courts, victim services agencies, etc. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The total annual hour burden to complete the annual progress report is 2556 hours. If additional information is required contact: Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Suite 1600, Patrick Henry Building, 601 D Street, NW., Washington, DC 20530. Dated: May 20, 2008. Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice. [FR Doc. E8–11642 Filed 5–22–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–FX–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [OMB Number 1122–0007] Office on Violence Against Women; Agency Information Collection Activities: Revision of a Currently Approved Collection; Comments Requested 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Semi-Annual Progress Report for the Grantees from the Legal Assistance for Victims Grant Program. ACTION: The Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) 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 1 Each year the number of STOP subgrantees changes. The number 2,500 is based on the number of reports that OVW has received in the past from STOP subgrantees. E:\FR\FM\23MYN1.SGM 23MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

[OMB Number 1122-0016]


Office on Violence Against Women; Agency Information Collection 
Activities: Revision of a Currently Approved Collection; Comments 
Requested

ACTION: 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Semi-
Annual Progress Report for the Grantees from the Transitional Housing 
Assistance Grant Program

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    The Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) 
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 73, Number 53, 
pages 14487 and 14488 on March 18, 2008, allowing for a 60-day comment 
period.
    The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days 
for public comment until June 23, 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:
    (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.

Overview of This Information Collection

    (1) Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently 
approved collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Semi-Annual Progress Report for 
Grantees of the Transitional Housing Assistance Grant Program.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Form Number: 1122-
0016. U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: The affected public includes the 
approximately 120 grantees of the Transitional Housing Assistance Grant 
Program (Transitional Housing Program) whose eligibility is determined 
by statute. This discretionary grant program provides transitional 
housing, short-term housing assistance, and related support services 
for individuals who are homeless, or in need of transitional housing or 
other housing assistance, as a result of fleeing a situation of 
domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking, and 
for whom emergency shelter services or other crisis intervention 
services are unavailable or insufficient. Eligible applicants are 
States, units of local government, Indian tribal governments, and other 
organizations, including domestic violence and sexual assault victim 
services providers, domestic violence or sexual assault coalitions, 
other nonprofit, nongovernmental organizations, or community-based and 
culturally specific organizations, that have a documented history of 
effective work concerning domestic violence, dating violence, sexual 
assault, or stalking.
    (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 it will take the 120 respondents (grantees) 
approximately one hour to complete the semi-annual progress report. The 
semi-annual progress report is divided into sections that pertain to 
the different types of activities that grantees may engage in and the 
different types of grantees that receive funds. A Transitional Housing 
Program grantee will only be required to complete the sections of the 
form that pertain to its own specific activities.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: The total annual hour burden to complete the data 
collection forms is 240 hours, that is 120 grantees completing a form 
twice a year with an estimated completion time for the form being one 
hour.
    If additional information is required contact: Lynn Bryant, Deputy 
Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Justice 
Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Suite 1600,

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Patrick Henry Building, 601 D Street, NW., Washington, DC 20530.

     Dated: May 20, 2008.
Lynn Bryant,
Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice.
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