Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested, 18595-18596 [E9-9357]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 77 / Thursday, April 23, 2009 / Notices 18595 OVERVIEW OF THE INFORMATION Type of information collection .................................................................. The title of the form/collection .................................................................. The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the department sponsoring the collection. Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract. An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond/reply. An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection. If additional information is required, contact: Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Patrick Henry Building, 601 D Street, NW., Suite 1600, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: April 20, 2009. Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, PRA, United States Department of Justice. [FR Doc. E9–9356 Filed 4–22–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–40–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs Office for Victims of Crime [OMB Number 1121–0115] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES ACTION: 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Extension of a currently approved collection; Victim of Crime Act, Crime Victim Assistance Grant Program, Performance Report. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) 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 June 22, 2009. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:59 Apr 22, 2009 Jkt 217001 Application form. Application for Approval as a Nonprofit Budget and Credit Counseling Agency. No form number. Executive Office for United States Trustees, Department of Justice. Primary: Agencies who wish to offer credit counseling services. Other: None. Congress passed a bankruptcy law that requires any individual who wishes to file for bankruptcy to, within 180 days of filing for bankruptcy relief, first obtain credit counseling from a nonprofit budget and credit counseling agency that has been approved by the United States Trustee. It is estimated that 300 respondents will complete the application in approximately ten (10) hours. The estimated total annual public burden associated with this application is 3,000 hours. 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 DeLano Foster (202) 616– 3612, Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, 810 7th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20531. 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 agency’s 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: Extension of a currently approved collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Victims of Crime Act, Victim Assistance Grant Program, Performance Report. PO 00000 Frm 00053 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Form number: 1121–0115. Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: State government. Other: None. The VOCA, Crime Victim Assistance Grant Program, State Performance Report is a required annual submission by State grantees to report to the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) on the uses and effects VOCA victim assistance grant funds have had on services to crime victims in the State, to certify compliance with the eligibility requirement of VOCA, and to provide a summary of supported activities carried out within the State during the grant period. This information will be aggregated and serve as supporting documentation for the Director’s biennial report to the President and to the Congress on the effectiveness of the activities supported by these grants. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: The information to compile these reports will be drawn from victim assistance program data from the 57 respondents (grantees). The number of victim assistance programs varies widely from State to State. A State could be responsible for compiling subgrant data for as many as 391 programs (Ohio) to as few as 12 programs (District of Columbia). Therefore, the estimated clerical hours can range from 1 to 70 hours. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The current estimated burden is 1,197 (20 hours per respondent (estimate median) + 1 hour per respondent for recordkeeping × 57 E:\FR\FM\23APN1.SGM 23APN1 18596 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 77 / Thursday, April 23, 2009 / Notices respondents = 1,197 hours). There is no increase in the annual recordkeeping and reporting burden. If additional information is required contact: Lynn Bryant, Department 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: April 20, 2009. Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, PRA, United States Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 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DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Marian Norris, Science Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC 20546, (202) 358–4452, fax (202) 358–4118, or mnorris@nasa.gov. The meeting will be open to the public up to the capacity of the room. The agenda for the meeting includes the following topics: —Heliophysics Division Overview and Program Status. —Review of Heliophysics Community Roadmap. —Revision of Heliophysics Data Policy. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:59 Apr 22, 2009 Jkt 217001 —Solar Orbiter Selections and Plans. It is imperative that the meeting be held on these dates to accommodate the scheduling priorities of the key participants. Attendees will be requested to sign a register and to comply with NASA security requirements, including the presentation of a valid picture ID, before receiving an access badge. Foreign nationals attending this meeting will be required to provide a copy of their passport, visa, or green card in addition to providing the following information no less than 7 working days prior to the meeting: Full name; gender; date/place of birth; citizenship; visa/green card information (number, type, expiration date); passport information (number, country, expiration date); employer/ affiliation information (name of institution, address, country, telephone); title/position of attendee. To expedite admittance, attendees with U.S. citizenship can provide identifying information 3 working days in advance by contacting Marian Norris via e-mail at mnorris@nasa.gov or by telephone at (202) 358–4452. Dated: April 16, 2009. P. Diane Rausch, Advisory Committee Management Officer, National Aeronautics and Space Administration. [FR Doc. E9–9295 Filed 4–22–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION Briefing on Postal Technology Postal Regulatory Commission. Notice of briefing. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: There will be a presentation by Dr. Leon Pinsov, Vice President, International Standards and Advanced Technology, Pitney Bowes Corporation, on ‘‘Postal Product Innovation and New Opportunities for Postal Commerce’’ on Thursday, April 30, 2009, beginning at 1 p.m., in the Postal Regulatory Commission’s hearing room. The briefing is open to the public; however, seating is limited, and those wishing to reserve a seat should telephone Leona Anasiewiez at 202–789–6877. The program will be Webcast at http:// www.prc.gov. April 30, 2009. Postal Regulatory Commission, 901 New York Avenue, NW., Suite 200, Washington, DC 20268– 0001. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ann Fisher, director, Office of Public Affairs DATES: ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 and Government Relations, Postal Regulatory Commission, 202–789–6803. Steven W. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. E9–9287 Filed 4–22–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7710–FW–P OFFICE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY March 9, 2009 Presidential Memo on Scientific Integrity: Request for Public Comment ACTION: Request for public comment on response to Presidential Memorandum. SUMMARY: On March 9, 2009, the President issued a memorandum for the heads of executive departments and agencies on the subject of scientific integrity (http://www.whitehouse.gov/ the_press_office/Memorandum-for-theHeads-of-Executive-Departments-andAgencies-3–9–09/). The memorandum requires the Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) to craft recommendations for Presidential action to ensure scientific integrity in the executive branch. This notice solicits public input to inform the drafting of those recommendations. The notice asks a series of questions to help guide the public in responding to this request. DATES: There is a 21 day period for public comment from April 23, 2009 to May 13, 2009. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods: Web Site—http://www.ostp.gov. Click the link to ‘‘Scientific Integrity’’ and follow the instructions for submitting comments electronically. Electronic Mail— scientificintegrity@ostp.gov. Mail—Office of Science and Technology Policy, Attn: Scientific Integrity Recommendations, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20502. Please note that all submissions may be posted without change to http:// www.ostp.gov, including any personal information provided. The public comment period will close on May 13, 2009 at 5 p.m. EST. Any comments received after the close of the comment period will not be considered. The full text of the Presidential memorandum is posted at http:// www.whitehouse.gov/the_press_office/ Memorandum-for-the-Heads-ofExecutive-Departments-and-Agencies-3– 9–09/. The fact sheet on the Presidential memorandum is posted at http:// www.whitehouse.gov/the_press_office/ E:\FR\FM\23APN1.SGM 23APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 77 (Thursday, April 23, 2009)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-9357]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Office of Justice Programs

Office for Victims of Crime

[OMB Number 1121-0115]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comments Requested

ACTION: 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Extension 
of a currently approved collection; Victim of Crime Act, Crime Victim 
Assistance Grant Program, Performance Report.

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    Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), 
Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) 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 June 22, 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 DeLano Foster (202) 616-3612, Office for 
Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of 
Justice, 810 7th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20531.
    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 agency's 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: Extension of a currently 
approved collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Victims of Crime Act, Victim 
Assistance Grant Program, Performance Report.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Form number: 1121-
0115. Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. 
Department of Justice.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary: State government. Other: None. The 
VOCA, Crime Victim Assistance Grant Program, State Performance Report 
is a required annual submission by State grantees to report to the 
Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) on the uses and effects VOCA victim 
assistance grant funds have had on services to crime victims in the 
State, to certify compliance with the eligibility requirement of VOCA, 
and to provide a summary of supported activities carried out within the 
State during the grant period. This information will be aggregated and 
serve as supporting documentation for the Director's biennial report to 
the President and to the Congress on the effectiveness of the 
activities supported by these grants.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: The information 
to compile these reports will be drawn from victim assistance program 
data from the 57 respondents (grantees). The number of victim 
assistance programs varies widely from State to State. A State could be 
responsible for compiling subgrant data for as many as 391 programs 
(Ohio) to as few as 12 programs (District of Columbia). Therefore, the 
estimated clerical hours can range from 1 to 70 hours.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: The current estimated burden is 1,197 (20 hours 
per respondent (estimate median) + 1 hour per respondent for 
recordkeeping x 57

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respondents = 1,197 hours). There is no increase in the annual 
recordkeeping and reporting burden.
    If additional information is required contact: Lynn Bryant, 
Department 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: April 20, 2009.
Lynn Bryant,
Department Clearance Officer, PRA, United States Department of Justice.
[FR Doc. E9-9357 Filed 4-22-09; 8:45 am]
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