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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 168 / Thursday, August 28, 2008 / Notices SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) announce that our Draft Comprehensive Conservation Plan (CCP) and Environmental Assessment (EA) for the twelve National Wildlife Refuges (Refuges) are available. The twelve Refuges are combined and evaluated as one group and program under the CCP. The twelve Refuges include Audubon, Chase Lake, Kellys Slough, Lake Alice, Lake Ilo, Lake Nettie, Lake Zahl, McLean, Shell Lake, Stump Lake, Stewart Lake, and White Lake all located throughout the State of North Dakota. This Draft CCP/EA describes how the Service intends to manage these Refuges for the next 15 years. To ensure consideration, we must receive your written comments on the draft CCP/EA by September 29, 2008. DATES: Please provide written comments to John Esperance, Planning Team Leader, Division of Refuge Planning, P.O. Box 25486, Denver Federal Center, Denver, Colorado 80225; via facsimile at 303–236–4792; or electronically to John_Esperance@fws.gov. A copy of the CCP/EA may be obtained by writing to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of Refuge Planning, 134 Union Boulevard, Suite 300, Lakewood, Colorado 80228; or by download from http://mountain-prairie.fws.gov/ planning. ADDRESSES: John Esperance, 303–236–4369 (phone); 303– 236–4792 (fax); or John_Esperance@fws.gov (e-mail). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: All twelve Refuges were established under authority to provide breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife. The twelve National Wildlife Refuges conserve, restore, and enhance the ecological diversity of grasslands and wetlands of the North Dakota prairie to support healthy populations of ducks and geese, other migratory birds, and native species. Through this work, the twelve Refuges provide vital resting and breeding habitat. This draft CCP/EA identifies and evaluates three alternatives for managing the Refuges for the next 15 years. Alternative A: Funding, staff levels, and management activities at the Refuges would not change. Programs would follow the same direction, emphasis, and intensity as they do at present. The Service would prioritize management of wildlife habitat and associated species on Refuges’ lands into high, medium, and low areas. Only jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:36 Aug 27, 2008 Jkt 214001 high priority lands receive consistent management. Refuge staffs conduct limited, issue-driven research and limited monitoring and inventory of birds and vegetation. On a multiyear rotation among Refuges, the staffs conduct public use events and workshops with such groups as school districts, youth groups, and conservation groups. Alternative B: The Service’s proposedaction. Wildlife habitat management would provide for enhanced wetland and upland management, where warranted, on Refuge lands. Management objectives for various habitat types would be based on habitat preferences of groups of target species, such as waterfowl, migratory shore birds, grassland bird species and priority species. Refuge staff will focus on high priority tracts and medium priority tracts. The Refuge staff will implement compatible production enhancement techniques for targeted migratory bird populations. The Refuge staff will maintain existing environmental education and public use programs, with additional waterfowl emphasis. The Service proposes, at a future date, a new environmental learning center for Audubon NWR and interpretive panels are planned for Lake Alice NWR. Alternative C: Refuge staff would apply more intensive and widespread management that targets native prairie/ wetland complexes. Refuge staff would seek out restoration projects that expand and return grasslands to a quality native prairie. This alternative would have the potential to provide additional management options to address habitat requirements and needs of specific groups of water dependent birds (for example, waterfowl and shorebirds). The staff would develop new environmental education and visitor services programs. The Service proposes, at a future date, a new environmental learning center for Audubon NWR and interpretive panels are planned for Lake Alice NWR. Opportunity for public input will be provided by the Service. All public comment information provided voluntarily by mail, by phone, or at meetings (for example, names, addresses, letters of comment, input recorded during meetings) becomes part of the official Public Record. If requested under the Freedom of Information Act by a private citizen or organization, the Service may provide copies of such information. The Environmental Review of this project will be conducted in accordance with the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of PO 00000 Frm 00080 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 50835 1969, as amended (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.); NEPA Regulations (40 CFR parts 1500–1508); other appropriate Federal laws and regulations; Executive Order 12996; the National Wildlife Refuge System Improvement Act of 1997; and Service policies and procedures for compliance with those laws and regulations. Dated: April 23, 2008. Stephen Guertin, Regional Director. [FR Doc. E8–19724 Filed 8–27–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Submission of Information Collection to OMB for Renewal Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Affairs is submitting the following collection of information to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs for approval and renewal: Law and Order on Indian Reservations, which concerns marriage and dissolution of a marriage in a Court of Indian Offenses, OMB Control No. 1076–0094. DATES: Written comments must be submitted by September 29, 2008. ADDRESSES: Written comments to the Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior are to be e-mailed to OIRA_DOCKET@omb.eop.gov, or by telefacsimile to (202) 395–6566. Please send a copy to Joseph Little, Division of Tribal Justice Support, Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1001 Indian School Road, NW., Suite 251, Albuquerque, NM 87104. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joseph Little, Bureau of Indian Affairs at (505) 563–3833. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On April 9, 2008, a notice of proposed renewal of OMB Control No. 1076–0094 was published in the Federal Register (73 FR 19240), which requested any comments. No comments were received. I. Abstract The Bureau of Indian Affairs must collect personal information to carry out the requirements of 25 CFR 11.600(c)— Marriage, and 25 CFR 11.606(c)— Dissolution of Marriage, in order for a Court of Indian Offenses to issue a marriage license or dissolve a marriage. E:\FR\FM\28AUN1.SGM 28AUN1 50836 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 168 / Thursday, August 28, 2008 / Notices The information is collected at the initiation of an applicant and requests only basic information necessary for the Court of Indian Offenses to properly dispose of the matter. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES II. Method of Collection Basic information is requested of applicants for the issuance of a marriage license or for the dissolution of a marriage by a Court of Indian Offenses under 25 CFR part 11. Information is collected by the Clerk of the Court of Indian Offenses so that the functions under 25 CFR 11.600(c), and 11.606(c) may be carried out. III. Information Collected Courts of Indian Offenses have been established on certain Indian reservations under the authority vested in the Secretary of the Interior by 5 U.S.C. 301 and 25 U.S.C. 2 and 9; and 25 U.S.C. 13, which authorize appropriations for ‘‘Indian judges.’’ See Tillett v. Hodel, 730 F.Supp. 381 (W.D. Okla. 1990), aff’d 931 F.2d 636 (10th Cir. 1991) United States v. Clapox, 13 Sawy. 349, 35 F. 575 (D.Ore. 1888). The courts provide adequate machinery for the administration of justice for Indian tribes in those areas where tribes retain jurisdiction over Indians and is exclusive of State jurisdiction but where tribal courts have not been established to exercise that jurisdiction. Accordingly, Courts of Indian Offenses exercise jurisdiction under 25 CFR part 11. Domestic Relations are governed by 25 CFR 11.600, which authorizes the Court of Indian Offenses to conduct marriages and dissolve marriages. In order to be married in a Court of Indian Offenses, a marriage license must be obtained (25 CFR 11.601). To comply with this requirement an applicant must respond to the following six questions found at 25 CFR 11.600(c): (1) Name, sex, occupation, address, Social Security number, and date and place of birth of each party to the proposed marriage; (2) If either party was previously married, his or her name, and the date, place, and court in which the marriage was dissolved or declared invalid or the date and place of death of the former spouse; (3) Name and address of the parents or guardian of each party; (4) Whether the parties are related to each other and, if so, their relationship; (5) The name and date of birth of any child of which both parties are parents, born before the making of the application, unless their parental rights and the parent and child relationship with respect to the child have been terminated; and VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:36 Aug 27, 2008 Jkt 214001 (6) A certificate of the results of any medical examination required by either applicable tribal ordinances, or the laws of the State in which the Indian country under the jurisdiction of the Court of Indian Offenses is located. For the purposes of § 11.600, the Social Security Number information is requested to confirm identity. Previous marriage information is requested to avoid multiple simultaneous marriages, and to ensure that any pre-existing legal relationships are dissolved. Information on consanguinity is requested to avoid conflict with State or tribal laws against marriages between parties who are related by blood as defined in such laws. Medical examination information may be requested if required under the laws of the State in which the Court of Indian Offenses is located. To comply with the requirement for dissolution of marriage, an applicant must respond to the following six questions found at 25 CFR 11.606(c): (1) The age, occupation, and length of residence within the Indian country under the jurisdiction of the court of each party; (2) The date of the marriage and the place at which it was registered; (3) That jurisdictional requirements are met and that the marriage is irretrievably broken in that either: (i) The parties have lived separate and apart for a period of more than 180 days next preceding the commencement of the proceeding, or (ii) there is a serious marital discord adversely affecting the attitude of one or both of the parties toward the marriage, and there is no reasonable prospect of reconciliation; (4) The names, age, and addresses of all living children of the marriage and whether the wife is pregnant; (5) Any arrangement as to support, custody, and visitation of the children and maintenance of a spouse; and (6) The relief sought. For the purposes of § 11.606, Dissolution Proceedings, information on occupation and residency is necessary to establish Court of Indian Offenses jurisdiction. Information on the status of the parties, whether they have lived apart 180 days or if there is serious marital discord warranting dissolution, is necessary for the court to determine if dissolution is appropriate. Information on the children of the marriage, their ages and whether the wife is pregnant is necessary for the court to determine the appropriate level of support that may be required from the non-custodial parent. OMB Control No.: 1076–0094. Action: Renewal. Description of the need for the information and proposed use of the PO 00000 Frm 00081 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 information: The information is submitted in order to obtain or retain a benefit, namely, the issuance of a marriage license or a decree of dissolution of marriage from the Court of Indian Offenses. Affected entities: Indian applicants that are under the jurisdiction of one of the 24 established Courts of Indian Offenses are entitled to receive the benefit of this action by the Court of Indian Offenses. Estimated number of respondents: Approximately 260 applications for a marriage license or petition for dissolution of marriage will be filed in the 24 Courts of Indian Offenses annually. Proposed frequency of responses: On occasion as needed. Burden: The average burden of submitting a marriage license or petition for dissolution of marriage is 15 minutes per application. The total annual burden is estimated as 65 hours. Estimated cost: There are no costs to consider. IV. Request for Comments The Department of the Interior invites members of the public to submit comments to OMB concerning: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) The accuracy of the agencies’ estimate of the burden (including the hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumption used; (c) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) Ways to 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 collection techniques or other forms of information technology.Burden means the total time, effort, or financial resources expended by persons to generate, maintain, retain, or disclose of, or provide information to a Federal agency. This includes the time needed to review instructions; to develop, acquire, install and utilize technology and systems for the purpose of collecting, validating, and verifying information, processing and maintaining information, and disclosing and providing information, to search data sources, to complete and review the collection of information; and to transmit or otherwise disclose the information. E:\FR\FM\28AUN1.SGM 28AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 168 / Thursday, August 28, 2008 / Notices It is our policy to make all comments available to the public for review at 1001 Indian School Road, NW., Albuquerque, NM, during the hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday except for legal holidays. Please note that all comments received will be available for public review 2 weeks after comment period closes. Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address or other personally identifiable information, be advised that your entire comment—including your personally identifiable information— may be made public at any time. While you may request that we withhold your personally identifiable information, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. We do not consider anonymous comments. All comments from representatives of businesses or organizations will be made public in their entirety. We may withhold comments from review for other reasons. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information, unless it displays a currently valid Office of Management and Budget control number. The Office of Management and Budget has 60 days in which to make a decision on whether to renew this information collection. However, they may make a decision after 30 days; therefore, your comments will receive maximum consideration if received within 30 days. Dated: August 21, 2008. Sanjeev ‘‘Sonny’’ Bhagowalia, Chief Information Officer—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. E8–19909 Filed 8–27–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–4J–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [ID 100 1150MA 241A: DBG081011] Notice of Public Meeting: Resource Advisory Council to the Boise District, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior. ACTION: Notice of Public Meeting. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Boise District Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will hold a meeting as indicated below. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:36 Aug 27, 2008 Jkt 214001 The meeting will be held September 25, 2008 at the Boise District Offices beginning at 9 a.m. and adjourning at 4 p.m. Members of the public are invited to attend, and comment periods will be held during the course of the day. DATES: MJ Byrne, Public Affairs Officer and RAC Coordinator, BLM Boise District, 3948 Development Ave., Boise, ID 83705, Telephone (208) 384–3393. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The 15member Council advises the Secretary of the Interior, through the BLM, on a variety of planning and management issues associated with public land management in southwestern Idaho. A discussion will be held on the environmental assessment (EA) for the Murphy Creek Sub-region Travel Management Plan for the Owyhee Field Office. Copies of the EA will have been mailed to the members prior to the meeting. An update on development of the Four Rivers Field Office Resource Management Plan (RMP) will be given. Feedback will be requested on issues identified during the scoping period for the development of the environmental impact statement for the Four Rivers Field Office RMP. A briefing will be provided on the outcome of the public meetings and other outreach regarding BLM’s announcement of route restrictions in the King Hill Creek Wilderness Study Area that RAC members toured in July. Hot Topics will be discussed by the District Manager, and Field Office managers will provide highlights on activities in their offices. Agenda items and location may change due to changing circumstances. All meetings are open to the public. The public may present written comments to the Council. Each formal Council meeting will also have time allocated for hearing public comments. Depending on the number of persons wishing to comment and time available, the time for individual oral comments may be limited. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation, or other reasonable accommodations, should contact the BLM Coordinator as provided above. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: August 21, 2008. David Wolf, Associate, District Manager. [FR Doc. E8–19969 Filed 8–27–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–GG–P PO 00000 Frm 00082 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 50837 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [OR–130–1020–AL; GP8–0193] Notice of Public Meeting, Eastern Washington Resource Advisory Council Meeting Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Eastern Washington Resource Advisory Council will meet as indicated below. DATES: Thursday, September 18, 2008, at the Institute for Extended Learning, South Elm Street, Colville, WA 99114. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting will start at 9:30 a.m. and end at approximately 3:30 p.m. It will be open to the public and there will be an opportunity for public comments at 2:30 p.m. Discussion will focus on the status of projects of interest on BLM lands, and identification of topics of concern on the Colville National Forest. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Scott Pavey or Sandie Gourdin, BLM, Spokane District, 1103 N. Fancher Rd., Spokane Valley, WA 99212, or call (509) 536–1200. Dated: August 22, 2008. Sally Sovey, Acting District Manager. [FR Doc. E8–19956 Filed 8–27–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–33–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [WY–923–1310–FI; WYW159734] Wyoming: Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Under the provisions of 30 U.S.C. 188(d) and (e), and 43 CFR 3108.2–3(a) and (b)(1), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement from Sun Cal Energy, Inc. for competitive oil and gas lease WYW159734 for land in Sublette County, Wyoming. The petition was E:\FR\FM\28AUN1.SGM 28AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs


Submission of Information Collection to OMB for Renewal

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
Bureau of Indian Affairs is submitting the following collection of 
information to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs for approval and renewal: Law and 
Order on Indian Reservations, which concerns marriage and dissolution 
of a marriage in a Court of Indian Offenses, OMB Control No. 1076-0094.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted by September 29, 2008.

ADDRESSES: Written comments to the Desk Officer for the Department of 
the Interior are to be e-mailed to OIRA_DOCKET@omb.eop.gov, or by 
telefacsimile to (202) 395-6566. Please send a copy to Joseph Little, 
Division of Tribal Justice Support, Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1001 
Indian School Road, NW., Suite 251, Albuquerque, NM 87104.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joseph Little, Bureau of Indian 
Affairs at (505) 563-3833.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On April 9, 2008, a notice of proposed 
renewal of OMB Control No. 1076-0094 was published in the Federal 
Register (73 FR 19240), which requested any comments. No comments were 
received.

I. Abstract

    The Bureau of Indian Affairs must collect personal information to 
carry out the requirements of 25 CFR 11.600(c)--Marriage, and 25 CFR 
11.606(c)--Dissolution of Marriage, in order for a Court of Indian 
Offenses to issue a marriage license or dissolve a marriage.

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The information is collected at the initiation of an applicant and 
requests only basic information necessary for the Court of Indian 
Offenses to properly dispose of the matter.

II. Method of Collection

    Basic information is requested of applicants for the issuance of a 
marriage license or for the dissolution of a marriage by a Court of 
Indian Offenses under 25 CFR part 11. Information is collected by the 
Clerk of the Court of Indian Offenses so that the functions under 25 
CFR 11.600(c), and 11.606(c) may be carried out.

III. Information Collected

    Courts of Indian Offenses have been established on certain Indian 
reservations under the authority vested in the Secretary of the 
Interior by 5 U.S.C. 301 and 25 U.S.C. 2 and 9; and 25 U.S.C. 13, which 
authorize appropriations for ``Indian judges.'' See Tillett v. Hodel, 
730 F.Supp. 381 (W.D. Okla. 1990), aff'd 931 F.2d 636 (10th Cir. 1991) 
United States v. Clapox, 13 Sawy. 349, 35 F. 575 (D.Ore. 1888). The 
courts provide adequate machinery for the administration of justice for 
Indian tribes in those areas where tribes retain jurisdiction over 
Indians and is exclusive of State jurisdiction but where tribal courts 
have not been established to exercise that jurisdiction. Accordingly, 
Courts of Indian Offenses exercise jurisdiction under 25 CFR part 11. 
Domestic Relations are governed by 25 CFR 11.600, which authorizes the 
Court of Indian Offenses to conduct marriages and dissolve marriages. 
In order to be married in a Court of Indian Offenses, a marriage 
license must be obtained (25 CFR 11.601). To comply with this 
requirement an applicant must respond to the following six questions 
found at 25 CFR 11.600(c):
    (1) Name, sex, occupation, address, Social Security number, and 
date and place of birth of each party to the proposed marriage;
    (2) If either party was previously married, his or her name, and 
the date, place, and court in which the marriage was dissolved or 
declared invalid or the date and place of death of the former spouse;
    (3) Name and address of the parents or guardian of each party;
    (4) Whether the parties are related to each other and, if so, their 
relationship;
    (5) The name and date of birth of any child of which both parties 
are parents, born before the making of the application, unless their 
parental rights and the parent and child relationship with respect to 
the child have been terminated; and
    (6) A certificate of the results of any medical examination 
required by either applicable tribal ordinances, or the laws of the 
State in which the Indian country under the jurisdiction of the Court 
of Indian Offenses is located.
    For the purposes of Sec.  11.600, the Social Security Number 
information is requested to confirm identity. Previous marriage 
information is requested to avoid multiple simultaneous marriages, and 
to ensure that any pre-existing legal relationships are dissolved. 
Information on consanguinity is requested to avoid conflict with State 
or tribal laws against marriages between parties who are related by 
blood as defined in such laws. Medical examination information may be 
requested if required under the laws of the State in which the Court of 
Indian Offenses is located.
    To comply with the requirement for dissolution of marriage, an 
applicant must respond to the following six questions found at 25 CFR 
11.606(c):
    (1) The age, occupation, and length of residence within the Indian 
country under the jurisdiction of the court of each party;
    (2) The date of the marriage and the place at which it was 
registered;
    (3) That jurisdictional requirements are met and that the marriage 
is irretrievably broken in that either: (i) The parties have lived 
separate and apart for a period of more than 180 days next preceding 
the commencement of the proceeding, or (ii) there is a serious marital 
discord adversely affecting the attitude of one or both of the parties 
toward the marriage, and there is no reasonable prospect of 
reconciliation;
    (4) The names, age, and addresses of all living children of the 
marriage and whether the wife is pregnant;
    (5) Any arrangement as to support, custody, and visitation of the 
children and maintenance of a spouse; and
    (6) The relief sought.
    For the purposes of Sec.  11.606, Dissolution Proceedings, 
information on occupation and residency is necessary to establish Court 
of Indian Offenses jurisdiction. Information on the status of the 
parties, whether they have lived apart 180 days or if there is serious 
marital discord warranting dissolution, is necessary for the court to 
determine if dissolution is appropriate. Information on the children of 
the marriage, their ages and whether the wife is pregnant is necessary 
for the court to determine the appropriate level of support that may be 
required from the non-custodial parent.
    OMB Control No.: 1076-0094.
    Action: Renewal.
    Description of the need for the information and proposed use of the 
information: The information is submitted in order to obtain or retain 
a benefit, namely, the issuance of a marriage license or a decree of 
dissolution of marriage from the Court of Indian Offenses.
    Affected entities: Indian applicants that are under the 
jurisdiction of one of the 24 established Courts of Indian Offenses are 
entitled to receive the benefit of this action by the Court of Indian 
Offenses.
    Estimated number of respondents: Approximately 260 applications for 
a marriage license or petition for dissolution of marriage will be 
filed in the 24 Courts of Indian Offenses annually.
    Proposed frequency of responses: On occasion as needed.
    Burden: The average burden of submitting a marriage license or 
petition for dissolution of marriage is 15 minutes per application. The 
total annual burden is estimated as 65 hours.
    Estimated cost: There are no costs to consider.

IV. Request for Comments

    The Department of the Interior invites members of the public to 
submit comments to OMB concerning:
    (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the 
proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether 
the information will have practical utility;
    (b) The accuracy of the agencies' estimate of the burden (including 
the hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information, 
including the validity of the methodology and assumption used;
    (c) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and
    (d) Ways to 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 collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology.Burden means the total time, 
effort, or financial resources expended by persons to generate, 
maintain, retain, or disclose of, or provide information to a Federal 
agency. This includes the time needed to review instructions; to 
develop, acquire, install and utilize technology and systems for the 
purpose of collecting, validating, and verifying information, 
processing and maintaining information, and disclosing and providing 
information, to search data sources, to complete and review the 
collection of information; and to transmit or otherwise disclose the 
information.

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    It is our policy to make all comments available to the public for 
review at 1001 Indian School Road, NW., Albuquerque, NM, during the 
hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday except for legal 
holidays. Please note that all comments received will be available for 
public review 2 weeks after comment period closes. Before including 
your address, phone number, e-mail address or other personally 
identifiable information, be advised that your entire comment--
including your personally identifiable information--may be made public 
at any time. While you may request that we withhold your personally 
identifiable information, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to 
do so. We do not consider anonymous comments. All comments from 
representatives of businesses or organizations will be made public in 
their entirety. We may withhold comments from review for other reasons.
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required 
to respond to a collection of information, unless it displays a 
currently valid Office of Management and Budget control number.
    The Office of Management and Budget has 60 days in which to make a 
decision on whether to renew this information collection. However, they 
may make a decision after 30 days; therefore, your comments will 
receive maximum consideration if received within 30 days.

    Dated: August 21, 2008.
Sanjeev ``Sonny'' Bhagowalia,
Chief Information Officer--Indian Affairs.
[FR Doc. E8-19909 Filed 8-27-08; 8:45 am]
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