Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested, 20502-20503 [E9-10132]

Download as PDF tjames on PRODPC75 with NOTICES 20502 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 84 / Monday, May 4, 2009 / Notices 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/component, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies/components 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 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: New Collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: OVC TTAC Needs Assessment Survey. (3) The Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Form Number(s): NA. Office for Victims of Crime, 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: State, Local or Tribal. Other: Federal Government; Individuals or households; Not-for-profit institutions; Businesses or other forprofit. Abstract: The Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center (OVC TTAC) Needs Assessment Survey is designed to collect the data necessary to continuously improve customer service intended to meet the needs of the victim services field. OVC TTAC will send the form to individuals employed at agencies and programs providing services to victims of crime. The purpose of this data collection will be to identify gaps in training among victims service providers; methods for meeting the issues and challenges voiced by victim service providers; the context in which services are delivered and received; and emerging issues and trends within the victims service community. The data will then be used to advise OVC and OVC TTAC on ways to improve the support it provides to the victims services field at-large. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:26 May 01, 2009 Jkt 217001 estimated for an average respondent to respond/reply: There are approximately 1,500 respondents who will each require an average of 20–30 minutes to respond to this form. (6) 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 750 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: April 28, 2009. Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, PRA, United States Department of Justice. [FR Doc. E9–10131 Filed 5–1–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs [OMB Number 1121–0243] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested ACTION: 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Grants Management System Online Application. The Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs, will be submitting the following information collection 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 published in the Federal Register Volume 74, Number 36, page 8569–8570 on February 25, 2009, allowing for a 60 day public comment period. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments until June 3, 2009. This process is 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 PO 00000 Frm 00053 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 submitted to OMB via facsimile to (202) 395–7285. Request 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 points: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collections of information are 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 agencies 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 submissions of responses. Overview of this information collection: (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of a currently approved collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Grants Management System Online Application. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: There is no form number, Office of Justice Programs, United States Department of Justice. (4) Affected public who will be asked to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: The primary respondents are State, Local or Tribal Governments applying for grants. GMS is used to implement the statutory requirements of the Grant Management System (GMS) Online Application; Grant Adjustment Notice (GAN); Progress and Financial Reports of applications, awards, and closeouts. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time needed for an average respondent to respond to both forms: An estimated 34,097 grantees will respond to Grants Management System Online Application and on average it will take each of them 12 hours to complete the 4 applications. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The estimated public burden E:\FR\FM\04MYN1.SGM 04MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 84 / Monday, May 4, 2009 / Notices associated with this application is 137,238 hours. If additional information is required, contact: Ms. 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 28, 2009. Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, PRA, United States Department of Justice. [FR Doc. E9–10132 Filed 5–1–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of the Secretary Submission for OMB Emergency Review: Comment Request tjames on PRODPC75 with NOTICES April 29, 2009. The Department of Labor has submitted the following information collection request (ICR), utilizing emergency review procedures, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) and 5 CFR 1320.13. OMB approval has been requested by May 15, 2009. A copy of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation; including among other things a description of the likely respondents, proposed frequency of response, and estimated total burden may be obtained from the RegInfo.gov Web site at http://www.reginfo.gov/ public/do/PRAMain or by contacting Darrin King on 202–693–4129 (this is not a toll-free number)/e-mail: DOL_PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov. Interested parties are encouraged to send comments to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for the Department of Labor— EBSA, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, Telephone: 202–395–7316/Fax: 202–395–6974 (these are not toll-free numbers), E-mail: OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov. Comments and questions about the ICR listed below should be received 5 days prior to the requested OMB approval date. The OMB is particularly interested in comments which: • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:26 May 01, 2009 Jkt 217001 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 submissions of responses. Agency: Employee Benefits Security Administration. Title of Collection: Application to the Department of Labor for Expedited Review of Denial of COBRA Premium Assistance. OMB Control Number: New. Frequency of Collection: On occasion. Affected Public: Individuals or households; Business or other for-profit; Not-for-profit institutions. Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 95,000. Total Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 95,000. Total Net Estimated Annual Costs Burden (other than hourly costs): $52,000. Description: Section 3001 of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) provides ‘‘Assistance Eligible Individuals’’ with the right to pay reduced COBRA premiums for up to 9 months. To be considered an ‘‘Assistance Eligible Individual’’ and receive premium reduction an individual must: (1) Be eligible for, and elect, COBRA continuation coverage, (2) have experienced an involuntary termination of employment which led to the COBRA election opportunity, (3) have experienced the involuntary termination during the period beginning September 1, 2008, and ending December 31, 2009. Individuals who experienced an involuntary termination of employment at any time between September 1, 2008, and February 16, 2009, and were offered, but did not elect, COBRA coverage or who elected COBRA and subsequently dropped it may have the right to an additional 60-day election period. If individuals request treatment as an assistance eligible individual and are denied such treatment because of their ineligibility for COBRA continuation coverage, ARRA section 3001(a)(5) requires the Secretary of Labor to PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 20503 provide for expedited review of the denial upon application to the Secretary in the form and manner the Secretary provides. The Secretary of Labor is required to act in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury and must make a determination within 15 business days after receipt of an individual’s application for review. The ‘‘Application to the Department of Labor for Expedited Review of Denial of COBRA Premium Reduction’’ (the ‘‘Application’’) is the form that will be used by individuals to file their expedited review appeals. Such individuals must complete all information requested on the Application in order to file their review requests with the Department’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA). An Application may be denied if sufficient information is not provided. The ICR relates to the Application. Why are we requesting Emergency Processing? If the Department were to comply with standard PRA clearance procedures, it would not be able to implement its expedited review program on a timely basis as required by ARRA section 3001(a)(5). Darrin A. King, Departmental Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E9–10142 Filed 5–1–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–29–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Veterans’ Employment and Training Service ‘‘Veterans Workforce Investment Program’’ May 4, 2009. AGENCY: Veterans’ Employment and Training Service, U.S. Department of Labor. Announcement Type: New Notice of Availability of Funds and Solicitation for Grant Applications. The full announcement is posted on http:// www.grants.gov. Funding Opportunity Number: SGA 09–02. Key Dates: The closing date for receipt of applications is 30 days after publication via http://www.grants.gov. Funding Opportunity Description The U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL), Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS), announces a grant competition under the Veterans’ Workforce Investment Program (VWIP) for Program Year (PY) 2009, as authorized under Section 168 of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) of E:\FR\FM\04MYN1.SGM 04MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 84 (Monday, May 4, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 20502-20503]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-10132]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Office of Justice Programs

[OMB Number 1121-0243]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comments Requested

ACTION: 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Grants 
Management System Online Application.

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    The Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs, will 
be submitting the following information collection 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 published in the 
Federal Register Volume 74, Number 36, page 8569-8570 on February 25, 
2009, allowing for a 60 day public comment period.
    The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for 
public comments until June 3, 2009. This process is 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) 395-7285.
    Request 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 
points:
    (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collections of information are 
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 agencies 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 
submissions of responses.
    Overview of this information collection:
    (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of a currently 
approved collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Grants Management System Online 
Application.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: There is no form 
number, Office of Justice Programs, United States Department of 
Justice.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked to respond, as well as a 
brief abstract:
    Primary: The primary respondents are State, Local or Tribal 
Governments applying for grants. GMS is used to implement the statutory 
requirements of the Grant Management System (GMS) Online Application; 
Grant Adjustment Notice (GAN); Progress and Financial Reports of 
applications, awards, and closeouts.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time needed for an average respondent to respond to both forms: An 
estimated 34,097 grantees will respond to Grants Management System 
Online Application and on average it will take each of them 12 hours to 
complete the 4 applications.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: The estimated public burden

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associated with this application is 137,238 hours.
    If additional information is required, contact: Ms. 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 28, 2009.
Lynn Bryant,
Department Clearance Officer, PRA, United States Department of Justice.
[FR Doc. E9-10132 Filed 5-1-09; 8:45 am]
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