Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection; Comments Requested, 59242-59243 [E9-27459]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES 59242 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 220 / Tuesday, November 17, 2009 / Notices Women Web site at: http:// www.ovw.usdoj.gov/siw.htm. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is required under section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. Title IX of the Violence Against Women Act of 2005 (VAWA 2005) requires the Attorney General to establish a Task Force to assist the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) to develop and implement a program of research on violence against American Indian and Alaska Native women, including domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, and murder. The program will evaluate the effectiveness of the Federal, state, and tribal response to violence against Indian women, and will propose recommendations to improve the government’s response to these crimes. The Attorney General, acting through the Director of the Office on Violence Against Women, established the Task Force on March 31, 2008. This meeting will be the fourth meeting of the Task Force and will include a presentation of the collective recommendations of the Task Force members on the Title IX, Section 904 proposed program of research. In addition, the Task Force is also welcoming public oral comment at this meeting and has reserved an estimated 60 minutes for this purpose. Members of the public wishing to address the Task Force must contact Lorraine Edmo, Deputy Tribal Director, Office on Violence Against Women, United States Department of Justice, 800 K Street, NW., Suite 920, Washington, DC 20530; by telephone at: (202) 514–8804; e-mail: Lorraine.edmo@usdoj.gov; or fax: 202 307–3911. Time will be reserved for public comment on December 1, 2009 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. See the section below for information on reserving time for public comment. Access: This meeting will be open to the public but registration on a space available basis is required. All members of the public who wish to attend must register at least six (6) days in advance of the meeting by contacting Lorraine Edmo, Deputy Tribal Director, Office on Violence Against Women, United States Department of Justice, by e-mail: Lorraine.edmo@usdoj.gov; or fax: 202– 307–3911. All attendees will be required to sign in at the meeting registration desk. The meeting site is accessible to individuals with disabilities. Individuals who require special accommodation in order to attend the meeting should notify Lorraine Edmo, Deputy Tribal Director, Office on Violence Against Women, United States Department of Justice, by e-mail: VerDate Nov<24>2008 20:50 Nov 16, 2009 Jkt 220001 Lorraine.edmo@usdoj.gov; or fax: 202– 307–3911 no later than November 23, 2009. After this date, attempts will be made to satisfy accommodation requests, but the ability to meet any requests cannot be guaranteed. Written Comments: Interested parties are invited to submit written comments by November 23, 2009 to Lorraine Edmo, Deputy Tribal Director, Office on Violence Against Women, United States Department of Justice, 800 K Street, NW., Suite 920, Washington, DC 20530 by mail; or by e-mail: Lorraine.edmo@usdoj.gov; or by fax: 202–307–3911. Public Comment: Persons interested in participating during the public comment period of the meeting, which will address the Task Force’s recommendations on the Title IX, Section 904 Research Plan Proposal, are requested to reserve time on the agenda by contacting Lorraine Edmo, Deputy Tribal Director, Office on Violence Against Women, United States Department of Justice, by e-mail: Lorraine.edmo@usdoj.gov; or fax: 202– 307–3911. Requests must include the participant’s name, organization represented, if appropriate, and a brief description of the subject of the comments. Each participant will be permitted approximately 5 minutes to present comments, depending on the number of individuals reserving time on the agenda. Participants are also encouraged to submit written copies of their comments at the meeting. Comments that are submitted to Lorraine Edmo, Deputy Tribal Director, Office on Violence Against Women, United States Department of Justice, 800 K Street, NW., Suite 920, Washington, DC 20530 by mail; by e-mail: Lorraine.edmo@usdoj.gov; or fax: 202– 307–3911, before November 23, 2009 will be circulated to Task Force members prior to the meeting. Given the expected number of individuals interested in presenting comments at the meeting, reservations should be made as soon as possible. Persons unable to obtain reservations to speak during the meeting are encouraged to submit written comments, which will be accepted at the meeting location or may be mailed to the Section 904 Violence Against Women in Indian Country Task Force, to the attention of Lorraine Edmo, Deputy Tribal Director, Office on Violence Against Women, United States Department of Justice, 800 K Street, NW., Suite 920, Washington, DC 20530. PO 00000 Frm 00130 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: November 10, 2009. Catherine Pierce, Acting Director, Office on Violence Against Women. [FR Doc. E9–27582 Filed 11–16–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–FX–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs [OMB Number 1121–NEW] Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection; Comments Requested ACTION: 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Office of Justice Programs (OJP) Solicitation Template. The Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs 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 172, pages 46226–46227, on September 8, 2009, allowing for a 60-day comment period. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for ‘‘thirty days’’ until December 17, 2009. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. If you have additional 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: Amy Callaghan, (202) 514–9292, Office of Audit, Assessment, and Management, Office of Justice Programs, Department of Justice, 810 Seventh Street, NW., Washington, DC 20531 or Amy.Callaghan@usdoj.gov. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected parties 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; E:\FR\FM\17NON1.SGM 17NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 220 / Tuesday, November 17, 2009 / Notices mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES — 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 (1) Type of information collection: Information in response to the required data elements outlined in the solicitation template for programs administered by the Office of Justice Programs. (2) The title of the form/collection: Office of Justice Programs solicitation template. (3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: The Office of Audit, Assessment, and Management, 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: State agencies, tribal governments, local governments, colleges and universities, non-profit organizations, for-profit organizations and faith-based organizations. The purpose of the solicitation template is to provide a framework to develop program-specific announcements soliciting applications for funding. A program solicitation outlines the specifics of the funding program; describes requirements for eligibility; instructs an applicant on the necessary components of an application under a specific program (e.g., project activities and timeline, proposed budget); outlines program evaluation and performance measures; explains selection criteria and the review process; and provides registration dates, due dates, and instructions on how to apply within the designated application system. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond/reply: It is estimated that information will be collected annually from 9,800 applicants, representing State agencies, tribal governments, local governments, colleges and universities, non-profit organizations, and for-profit organizations. Annual cost to the respondents is based on the number of VerDate Nov<24>2008 20:50 Nov 16, 2009 Jkt 220001 hours involved in preparing and submitting a complete application package. Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated at up to 30 hours per application. The 30-hour estimate is based on the amount of time to prepare research and evaluation proposals, one of the most time intensive types of applications solicited by OJP. The estimate of burden hours is based on OJP’s prior experience with the research application submissions process. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The estimated public burden associated with this collection is 294,000 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, Suite 1600, 601 D Street, NW., Washington, DC 20530. Dated: November 10, 2009. Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. E9–27459 Filed 11–16–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of the Secretary Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request November 10, 2009. The Department of Labor (DOL) hereby announces the submission of the following public information collection requests (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13, 44 U.S.C. chapter 35). A copy of each 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 Mary Beth Smith-Toomey on 202–693– 4223 (this is not a toll-free number)/email: 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, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, Telephone: 202–395–7316/Fax: 202–395–5806 (these are not toll-free numbers), Email: PO 00000 Frm 00131 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 59243 OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov within 30 days from the date of this publication in the Federal Register. In order to ensure the appropriate consideration, comments should reference the OMB Control Number (see below). 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 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. Agency: Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Title of Collection: Representative Fee Request. OMB Control Number: 1215–0078. Agency Form Number: CA–143. Affected Public: Private Sector— Businesses and other for-profits. Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 8,404. Total Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 5,419. Total Estimated Annual Costs Burden: $12,806. Description: Individuals filing for compensation benefits with the Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP) may be represented by an attorney or other representative. The representative is entitled to request a fee for services under 20 CFR 10.700–703 (Federal Employees’ Compensation Act) and 20 CFR 702.132 (Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act). The fee must be approved by the OWCP before any demand for payment can be made by the representative. Under the FECA, the representative is required to submit for review any fees resulting from representing the claimant in filing for benefits. The program does not make payment, but reviews the fee request to ensure that it is consistent with services provided, and with customary local charges for similar services. Fee requests E:\FR\FM\17NON1.SGM 17NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 220 (Tuesday, November 17, 2009)]
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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Office of Justice Programs

[OMB Number 1121-NEW]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of a 
Currently Approved Collection; Comments Requested

ACTION: 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Office of 
Justice Programs (OJP) Solicitation Template.

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    The Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs 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 172, pages 46226-46227, on 
September 8, 2009, allowing for a 60-day comment period.
    Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for ``thirty days'' 
until December 17, 2009. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 
CFR 1320.10.
    If you have additional 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: Amy Callaghan, (202) 514-9292, 
Office of Audit, Assessment, and Management, Office of Justice 
Programs, Department of Justice, 810 Seventh Street, NW., Washington, 
DC 20531 or Amy.Callaghan@usdoj.gov.
    Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected 
parties 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;

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    -- 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

    (1) Type of information collection: Information in response to the 
required data elements outlined in the solicitation template for 
programs administered by the Office of Justice Programs.
    (2) The title of the form/collection: Office of Justice Programs 
solicitation template.
    (3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of 
the Department sponsoring the collection: The Office of Audit, 
Assessment, and Management, 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: State agencies, tribal governments, local 
governments, colleges and universities, non-profit organizations, for-
profit organizations and faith-based organizations. The purpose of the 
solicitation template is to provide a framework to develop program-
specific announcements soliciting applications for funding. A program 
solicitation outlines the specifics of the funding program; describes 
requirements for eligibility; instructs an applicant on the necessary 
components of an application under a specific program (e.g., project 
activities and timeline, proposed budget); outlines program evaluation 
and performance measures; explains selection criteria and the review 
process; and provides registration dates, due dates, and instructions 
on how to apply within the designated application system.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond/reply: It is 
estimated that information will be collected annually from 9,800 
applicants, representing State agencies, tribal governments, local 
governments, colleges and universities, non-profit organizations, and 
for-profit organizations. Annual cost to the respondents is based on 
the number of hours involved in preparing and submitting a complete 
application package. Public reporting burden for this collection of 
information is estimated at up to 30 hours per application. The 30-hour 
estimate is based on the amount of time to prepare research and 
evaluation proposals, one of the most time intensive types of 
applications solicited by OJP. The estimate of burden hours is based on 
OJP's prior experience with the research application submissions 
process.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: The estimated public burden associated with this 
collection is 294,000 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, Suite 1600, 601 
D Street, NW., Washington, DC 20530.

    Dated: November 10, 2009.
Lynn Bryant,
Department Clearance Officer, PRA, U.S. Department of Justice.
[FR Doc. E9-27459 Filed 11-16-09; 8:45 am]
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