Criminal Justice Information Services Division; National Instant Criminal Background Check System Section; Agency Information Collection Activities: Existing Collection, Comments Requested, 30324-30325 [E9-15011]

Download as PDF 30324 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 121 / Thursday, June 25, 2009 / Notices sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES 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 John E. Strovers, CJIS Division Intelligence Group, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Criminal Justice Information Services Division (CJIS), Module E–3, 1000 Custer Hollow Road, Clarksburg, West Virginia 26306; facsimile (304) 625– 5393. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information are encouraged. 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, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) 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; (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 of other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Overview of This Information Collection (1) Type of information collection: Extension of current collection. (2) The title of the form/collection: Federal Bureau of Investigation Bioterrorism Preparedness Act: Entity/ Individual Information. (3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the department sponsoring the collection: Form FD–961; Criminal Justice Information Services Division, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Justice. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: City, county, State, Federal, individuals, business or other for profit, and not-for-profit institute. This collection is needed to receive names and other identifying information submitted by individuals requesting access to specific agents or toxins, and consult with appropriate officials of the Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:25 Jun 24, 2009 Jkt 217001 Agriculture as to whether certain individuals specified in the provisions should be denied access to or granted limited access to specific agents. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: There are approximately 4,784 (FY 2008) respondents at 45 minutes for FD–961 Form. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with this collection: There are approximately 3,588 hours, annual burden, associated with this information collection. If additional information is required contact: Ms. Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, Policy and Planning Staff, Justice Management Division, United States Department of Justice, Patrick Henry Building, Suite 1600, 601 D Street, NW., Washington, DC 20530. Dated: June 22, 2009. Ms. Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, PRA, United States Department of Justice. [FR Doc. E9–15010 Filed 6–24–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Federal Bureau of Investigation [OMB Number 1110–0026] Criminal Justice Information Services Division; National Instant Criminal Background Check System Section; Agency Information Collection Activities: Existing Collection, Comments Requested ACTION: 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Approval of an existing collection; Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) Enrollment/National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) Electronic Check (E– Check) Enrollment Form; Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) Officer/ Employee Acknowledgment of Responsibilities Under the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) Form. The Department of Justice (DOJ), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division, National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) Section 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 PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 encouraged and will be accepted for 60 days until August 24, 2009. This process is conducted in accordance with Title 5 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Section 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 Natalie N. Snider, Management and Program Analyst, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division, NICS Section, Module A–3, 1000 Custer Hollow Road, Clarksburg, West Virginia 26306, or facsimile at (304) 625–7540. 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: (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 agency’s/component’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of the 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 (1) Type of Information Collection: Approval of an Existing Collection. (2) Title of the Form: Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) Enrollment/National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) Electronic Check (E–Check) Enrollment Form. Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) Officer/Employee Acknowledgment of Responsibilities Under the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) Form. (3) Agency Form Number, if any, and the applicable component of the department sponsoring the collection: Form Number: 1110–0026. Sponsor: Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Department of Justice (DOJ). E:\FR\FM\25JNN1.SGM 25JNN1 sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 121 / Thursday, June 25, 2009 / Notices (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Any Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) or State Point-of-Contact (POC) requesting access to conduct National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) Checks telephonically or by the Internet through the NICS Electronic Check (E– Check). Brief Abstract: The Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act of 1993 required the United States Attorney General to establish a national instant criminal background check system that any Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) may contact, by telephone or by other electronic means, for information to be supplied immediately, on whether receipt of a firearm by a prospective purchaser would violate state or federal law. Information pertaining to licensees who may contact the NICS is being collected to manage and control access to the NICS and to the NICS E–Check, to ensure appropriate resources are available to support the NICS, and also to ensure the privacy and security of NICS information. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: It is estimated that 500 Federal Firearms Licensees (FFLs) enroll with the NICS per month for a total of 6,000 enrollments per year. The average response time for reading the directions for the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) Enrollment/NICS Electronic Check (E– Check) Enrollment Form is estimated to be two minutes; time to complete the form is estimated to be three minutes; and the time it takes to assemble, mail, or fax the form to the FBI is estimated to be three minutes, for a total of eight minutes. The average hour burden for this specific form is 6,000 × 8 minutes/ 60 = 800 hours. The Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) Officer/Employee Acknowledgment of Responsibilities Form Under the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) takes approximately three minutes to read the responsibilities and two minutes to complete the form, for a total of five minutes. The average hour burden for this specific form is 6,000 × 5 minutes/ 60 = 500 hours. The accompanying letter mailed with the packet takes an additional two minutes to read which would be 6,000 × 2 minutes/60 = 200 hours. The entire process of reading the letter and completing both forms would VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:25 Jun 24, 2009 Jkt 217001 take 15 minutes per respondent. The average hour burden for completing both forms and reading the accompanying letter would be 6,000 × 15/60 = 1,500 hours. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The entire process of reading the letter and completing both forms would take 15 minutes per respondent. The average hour burden for completing both forms and reading the accompanying letter would be 6,000 × 15/60 = 1,500 hours. If additional information is required, contact: Ms. Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Information Management and Security Staff, Justice Management Division, Suite 1600, Patrick Henry Building, 601 D Street, NW., Washington, DC 20530. Dated: June 18, 2009. Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, PRA, United States Department of Justice. [FR Doc. E9–15011 Filed 6–24–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs [OMB Number 1121–0115] Office for Victims of Crime; Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested ACTION: 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Extension of a currently approved collection; Victims of Crime Act, Crime Victim Assistance Grant Program Performance Report. The 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. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register Volume 74, Number 77, pages 18595–18596 on April 23, 2009, allowing for a 60-day comment period. The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days for public comment until July 27, 2009. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 30325 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 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, Crime Victim Assistance Grant Program, Performance Report. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: The form number is 1121–0115. Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice is sponsoring the collection. (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 E:\FR\FM\25JNN1.SGM 25JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Federal Bureau of Investigation

[OMB Number 1110-0026]


Criminal Justice Information Services Division; National Instant 
Criminal Background Check System Section; Agency Information Collection 
Activities: Existing Collection, Comments Requested

ACTION: 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Approval 
of an existing collection; Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) Enrollment/
National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) Electronic 
Check (E-Check) Enrollment Form; Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) 
Officer/Employee Acknowledgment of Responsibilities Under the National 
Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) Form.

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    The Department of Justice (DOJ), Federal Bureau of Investigation 
(FBI), Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division, National 
Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) Section 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 60 days 
until August 24, 2009. This process is conducted in accordance with 
Title 5 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Section 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 Natalie N. Snider, Management and Program 
Analyst, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Criminal Justice Information 
Services (CJIS) Division, NICS Section, Module A-3, 1000 Custer Hollow 
Road, Clarksburg, West Virginia 26306, or facsimile at (304) 625-7540.
    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:
    (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 agency's/component's estimate of 
the burden of the proposed collection of the 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

    (1) Type of Information Collection: Approval of an Existing 
Collection.
    (2) Title of the Form:
    Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) Enrollment/National Instant 
Criminal Background Check System (NICS) Electronic Check (E-Check) 
Enrollment Form. Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) Officer/Employee 
Acknowledgment of Responsibilities Under the National Instant Criminal 
Background Check System (NICS) Form.
    (3) Agency Form Number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
department sponsoring the collection:
    Form Number: 1110-0026.
    Sponsor: Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division of 
the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Department of Justice (DOJ).

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    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract:
    Primary: Any Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) or State Point-of-
Contact (POC) requesting access to conduct National Instant Criminal 
Background Check System (NICS) Checks telephonically or by the Internet 
through the NICS Electronic Check (E-Check).
    Brief Abstract: The Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act of 1993 
required the United States Attorney General to establish a national 
instant criminal background check system that any Federal Firearms 
Licensee (FFL) may contact, by telephone or by other electronic means, 
for information to be supplied immediately, on whether receipt of a 
firearm by a prospective purchaser would violate state or federal law. 
Information pertaining to licensees who may contact the NICS is being 
collected to manage and control access to the NICS and to the NICS E-
Check, to ensure appropriate resources are available to support the 
NICS, and also to ensure the privacy and security of NICS information.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond:
    It is estimated that 500 Federal Firearms Licensees (FFLs) enroll 
with the NICS per month for a total of 6,000 enrollments per year. The 
average response time for reading the directions for the National 
Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) Federal Firearms 
Licensee (FFL) Enrollment/NICS Electronic Check (E-Check) Enrollment 
Form is estimated to be two minutes; time to complete the form is 
estimated to be three minutes; and the time it takes to assemble, mail, 
or fax the form to the FBI is estimated to be three minutes, for a 
total of eight minutes. The average hour burden for this specific form 
is 6,000 x 8 minutes/60 = 800 hours.
    The Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) Officer/Employee Acknowledgment 
of Responsibilities Form Under the National Instant Criminal Background 
Check System (NICS) takes approximately three minutes to read the 
responsibilities and two minutes to complete the form, for a total of 
five minutes. The average hour burden for this specific form is 6,000 x 
5 minutes/60 = 500 hours.
    The accompanying letter mailed with the packet takes an additional 
two minutes to read which would be 6,000 x 2 minutes/60 = 200 hours.
    The entire process of reading the letter and completing both forms 
would take 15 minutes per respondent. The average hour burden for 
completing both forms and reading the accompanying letter would be 
6,000 x 15/60 = 1,500 hours.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection:
    The entire process of reading the letter and completing both forms 
would take 15 minutes per respondent. The average hour burden for 
completing both forms and reading the accompanying letter would be 
6,000 x 15/60 = 1,500 hours.
    If additional information is required, contact: Ms. Lynn Bryant, 
Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, 
Information Management and Security Staff, Justice Management Division, 
Suite 1600, Patrick Henry Building, 601 D Street, NW., Washington, DC 
20530.

     Dated: June 18, 2009.
Lynn Bryant,
Department Clearance Officer, PRA, United States Department of Justice.
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