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Download as PDF 10616 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 46 / Wednesday, March 11, 2009 / Notices needs of professionals working in the juvenile justice field. The needs assessment will capture information regarding the topics of interest to the field, the level of need for information about the topic, the types of training and technical assistance of interest around a topic, and the specific challenges that the field is facing in their work. The needs assessment utilizes an on-line format and incorporated skip patterns to ensure that each completion is tailored to the needs of the respondent and reduces the burden of time to complete the instrument. The information will be used to improve services and plan for future training and technical assistance efforts in a fiscally responsible manner that can provide the greatest benefit and impact. (5) An Estimate of the Total Number of Respondents and the Amount of Time Estimated for an Average Respondent to Respond/Reply: It is expected that invitations for completion will be sent to approximately 6,000 respondents with a 60% response rate. This would indicate approximately 3,600 respondents who will require an average of 20 minutes to complete the needs assessment. (5) An Estimate of the Total Public Burden (In Hours) Associated with the Collection: The total annual public burden hours for this information collection is estimated to be 1200 hours. If Additional Information is Required Contact: Lynn Bryant, Deputy Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Planning and Policy Staff, Justice Management Division, 601 D Street, NW., Suite 1600, Washington, DC 20530. Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, PRA, United States Department of Justice. [FR Doc. E9–5239 Filed 3–10–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs [OMB Number 1121–NEW] rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested ACTION: 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Assessing the Performance of Juvenile DNA System. The Urban Institute, Justice Policy Center, will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:01 Mar 10, 2009 Jkt 217001 (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 May 11, 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 Simon Tidd, The Urban Institute Justice Policy Center, 2100 M Street, NW., Washington, DC 20037. 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 Collection (1) Type of Information Collection: Telephone interviews with state lab directors and SDIS administrators. Collection of summary statistics on juvenile DNA records within CODIS. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Assessing the Performance of Juvenile DNA System (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Form Number: National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, No form number. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: State Crime Lab Directors. Other: State CODIS personnel. PO 00000 Frm 00089 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The Urban Institute has been funded by the NIJ to examine the collection and use of juvenile DNA. We will establish the state-specific policies and practices through interviews with state lab personnel and non-identifiable summary data on the number of juveniles included in SDIS and the DNA crime matches attributed to that population. This data can then be used to assess the value of juvenile DNA records from the practitioner perspective and inform DNA policy decisions at the local, state, and Federal level. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: Interviews will occur with one state crime lab director and CODIS administrator in each state, for a total of 70 estimated respondents. Telephone interviews are expected to take 1 hour each (35 respondents). Summary statistic collection is expected to take 3 hours (35 respondents); 1 hour for discussion with us, 1.5 hours for the actually data pull, and .5 hours to format and transmit the summary statistics. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The total estimated burden hours to complete both interviews and data collection is 140 hours. If additional information is required contact: Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Planning and Policy Staff, Justice Management Division, 601 D Street, NW., Suite 1600, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: March 6, 2009. Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, PRA, United States Department of Justice. [FR Doc. E9–5240 Filed 3–10–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–64,591] Gensym Corporation, A Subsidiary of Versata Enterprises, Inc., Burlington, MA; Notice of Affirmative Determination Regarding Application for Reconsideration By application dated February 20, 2009, the Division of Career Services, Trade Program Manager, Massachusetts, requested administrative reconsideration of the negative determination regarding workers’ E:\FR\FM\11MRN1.SGM 11MRN1

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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 Information Collection Under Review: Assessing 
the Performance of Juvenile DNA System.

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    The Urban Institute, Justice Policy Center, 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 
May 11, 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 Simon Tidd, The Urban Institute Justice 
Policy Center, 2100 M Street, NW., Washington, DC 20037.
    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 Collection

    (1) Type of Information Collection: Telephone interviews with state 
lab directors and SDIS administrators. Collection of summary statistics 
on juvenile DNA records within CODIS.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Assessing the Performance of 
Juvenile DNA System
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Form Number: National 
Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, No form number.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary: State Crime Lab Directors. Other: 
State CODIS personnel. The Urban Institute has been funded by the NIJ 
to examine the collection and use of juvenile DNA. We will establish 
the state-specific policies and practices through interviews with state 
lab personnel and non-identifiable summary data on the number of 
juveniles included in SDIS and the DNA crime matches attributed to that 
population. This data can then be used to assess the value of juvenile 
DNA records from the practitioner perspective and inform DNA policy 
decisions at the local, state, and Federal level.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: Interviews will 
occur with one state crime lab director and CODIS administrator in each 
state, for a total of 70 estimated respondents. Telephone interviews 
are expected to take 1 hour each (35 respondents). Summary statistic 
collection is expected to take 3 hours (35 respondents); 1 hour for 
discussion with us, 1.5 hours for the actually data pull, and .5 hours 
to format and transmit the summary statistics.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: The total estimated burden hours to complete both 
interviews and data collection is 140 hours.
    If additional information is required contact: Lynn Bryant, 
Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, 
Planning and Policy Staff, Justice Management Division, 601 D Street, 
NW., Suite 1600, Washington, DC 20530.

    Dated: March 6, 2009.
Lynn Bryant,
Department Clearance Officer, PRA, United States Department of Justice.
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