Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested, 72840-72841 [E8-28477]

Download as PDF 72840 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 231 / Monday, December 1, 2008 / Notices 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (‘‘the Act’’), Global Universal Design Commission, Inc. (‘‘GUDC’’) has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing (1) the name and principal place of business of the standards development organization and (2) the nature and scope of its standards development activities. The notifications were filed for the purpose of invoking the Act’s provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act, the name and principal place of business of the standards development organization is: Global Universal Design Commission, Inc., Syracuse, New York. The nature and scope of GUDC’s standards development activities are: To develop and promote the understanding and use of universal design. Universal design seeks to increase the usability, safety and health of the built environment to support social inclusion of a diverse population in all aspects of society. Universal design is an approach to the design of products and environment which treats all people equally and does not call special attention to the needs of a particular class of people. GUDC seeks to develop universal design standards through a consensus process that will increase choices and accommodate a wide range of preferences and needs, to the greatest extent possible, without the need for adaptation, retrofitting, or specialized design. Patricia A. Brink, Deputy Director of Operations, Antitrust Division. [FR Doc. E8–28193 Filed 11–28–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–11–M DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Drug Enforcement Administration rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Manufacturer of Controlled Substances; Notice of Registration By Notice dated July 29, 2008, and published in the Federal Register on August 6, 2008 (73 FR 45784), Cambridge Isotope Lab, 50 Frontage Road, Andover, Massachusetts 01810, made application by renewal to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to be registered as a bulk manufacturer of Morphine (9300), a basic class of controlled substance listed in schedule II. The company plans to utilize small quantities of the listed controlled VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:47 Nov 28, 2008 Jkt 217001 substance in the preparation of analytical standards. No comments or objections have been received. DEA has considered the factors in 21 U.S.C. 823(a) and determined that the registration of Cambridge Isotope Lab to manufacture the listed basic class of controlled substance is consistent with the public interest at this time. DEA has investigated Cambridge Isotope Lab to ensure that the company’s registration is consistent with the public interest. The investigation has included inspection and testing of the company’s physical security systems, verification of the company’s compliance with state and local laws, and a review of the company’s background and history. Therefore, pursuant to 21 U.S.C. 823, and in accordance with 21 CFR 1301.33, the above named company is granted registration as a bulk manufacturer of the basic class of controlled substance listed. Dated: November 21, 2008. Joseph T. Rannazzisi, Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of Diversion Control, Drug Enforcement Administration. [FR Doc. E8–28432 Filed 11–28–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–09–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs [OMB Number 1121–NEW] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested 60-day Notice of new collection: Methodological research to support the redesign of the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS). ACTION: 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. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for ‘‘sixty days’’ until January 30, 2009. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. If you have comments especially on the estimated public burden or associated response time, suggestions, or need a copy of the proposed information collection instrument with instructions or additional information, PO 00000 Frm 00080 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 please contact Katrina Baum, Statistician, Bureau of Justice Statistics, Office of Justice Programs, Department of Justice, 810 7th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20531, or facsimile (202) 307–1463. 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 agencies 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 (1) Type of information collection: New collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Methodological research to support the redesign of the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS). (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the department sponsoring the collection: Form numbers not available for generic clearance, Bureau of Justice Statistics, Office of Justice Programs, Department of Justice. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract. Primary: Persons ages 12 or older in sampled households in the United States. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond/reply: Approximately 43,180 persons ages 12 or older will be interviewed for some aspect of the redesign research. The average length of interview will vary by the type of interview conducted. Completing the crime screener and abbreviated incident report is estimated to take 15 minutes, while a cognitive interview for improving recall using event history calendars may take 2 hours. E:\FR\FM\01DEN1.SGM 01DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 231 / Monday, December 1, 2008 / Notices (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The total respondent burden is approximately 13,260 hours. If additional information is required contact: Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, United States Department of Justice, Patrick Henry Building, Suite 1600, 601 D Street, NW., Washington, DC 20530. Dated: November 25, 2008. Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, PRA, United States Department of Justice. [FR Doc. E8–28477 Filed 11–28–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs [OMB Number 1121–0184] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested 30-day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: School Crime Supplement (SCS) to the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS). rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES ACTION: 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 73, Number 186, page 55134 on September 24, 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 December 31, 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:47 Nov 28, 2008 Jkt 217001 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 agencies 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 (1) Type of information collection: Reinstatement, without change, of a previously approved collection for which approval has expired. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: School Crime Supplement (SCS) to the National Crime Victimization Survey. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the department sponsoring the collection: SCS–1. Bureau of Justice Statistics, Office of Justice Programs, Department of Justice. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract. Primary: Persons ages 12 to 18 in NCVS sampled households in the United States. The School Crime Supplement (SCS) to the National Crime Victimization Survey collects, analyzes, publishes, and disseminates statistics on the prevalence, economic cost, and consequences of identity theft on victims. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond/reply: Approximately 9,445 persons ages 12 to 18 will complete an SCS interview. We estimate the average length of the ITS interview for these individuals will be 0.167 hours (10 minutes). (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The total respondent burden is approximately 1,577 hours. If additional information is required contact: Lynn Bryant, Department PO 00000 Frm 00081 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 72841 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: November 24, 2008. Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, PRA, United States Department of Justice. [FR Doc. E8–28390 Filed 11–28–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy; Retiree Health Policy Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy, DOL. ACTION: Request for information. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This document requests information from the public to assist the Department of Labor in studying and understanding the role of Voluntary Employees’ Beneficiary Associations in providing health and welfare benefits to retired workers in the United States. DATES: Written or electronic responses must be submitted to the Department of Labor on or before December 31, 2008. Responses: To facilitate the receipt and processing of responses, OASP encourages interested persons to submit their responses electronically to http:// www.regulations.gov. Persons submitting responses electronically should not submit paper copies. Persons interested in submitting written responses on paper should send or deliver their responses (preferably, at least three copies) to the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy, Frances Perkins Building, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room S–2312, Washington, DC 20210. All written responses will be available to the public, without change, online at llllll. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathleen Franks, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy, Room S–2312, U.S. Department of Labor, Washington, DC 20210, telephone (202) 693–5959. This is not a toll-free number. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Background An important goal of the Department of Labor (the Department or DOL) is to advance the public’s knowledge and understanding of retirement savings and health benefits and their critical importance to the future well-being of workers and their families. The Employee Benefits Research Institute E:\FR\FM\01DEN1.SGM 01DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Office of Justice Programs

 [OMB Number 1121-NEW]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comments Requested

ACTION: 60-day Notice of new collection: Methodological research to 
support the redesign of the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS).

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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. Comments are encouraged 
and will be accepted for ``sixty days'' until January 30, 2009. This 
process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10.
    If you have comments especially on the estimated public burden or 
associated response time, suggestions, or need a copy of the proposed 
information collection instrument with instructions or additional 
information, please contact Katrina Baum, Statistician, Bureau of 
Justice Statistics, Office of Justice Programs, Department of Justice, 
810 7th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20531, or facsimile (202) 307-1463.
    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 agencies 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

    (1) Type of information collection: New collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Methodological research to 
support the redesign of the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS).
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
department sponsoring the collection: Form numbers not available for 
generic clearance, Bureau of Justice Statistics, Office of Justice 
Programs, Department of Justice.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract. Primary: Persons ages 12 or older in sampled 
households in the United States.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond/reply: 
Approximately 43,180 persons ages 12 or older will be interviewed for 
some aspect of the redesign research. The average length of interview 
will vary by the type of interview conducted. Completing the crime 
screener and abbreviated incident report is estimated to take 15 
minutes, while a cognitive interview for improving recall using event 
history calendars may take 2 hours.

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    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: The total respondent burden is approximately 
13,260 hours.
    If additional information is required contact: Lynn Bryant, 
Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, 
Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, United States 
Department of Justice, Patrick Henry Building, Suite 1600, 601 D 
Street, NW., Washington, DC 20530.

    Dated: November 25, 2008.
Lynn Bryant,
Department Clearance Officer, PRA, United States Department of Justice.
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