Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Grazing Permits; Request for Comments, 22612-22613 [2010-9886]

Download as PDF 22612 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 82 / Thursday, April 29, 2010 / Notices CFR part 151, OMB Control Number 1076–0100. This information collection expires April 30, 2010. The information collection allows BIA to ensure compliance with regulatory and statutory requirements for taking land into trust on behalf of individual Indians or Indian tribes. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before June 1, 2010. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the information collection to the Desk Officer for Department of the Interior at the Office of Management and Budget, by facsimile to (202) 395–5806 or you may send an e-mail to: OIRA_DOCKET@omb.eop.gov. Please send a copy of your comments to Darryl LaCounte, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Division of Real Estate Services, 316 N. 26th Street, Billings, MT 59601; facsimile: (406) 247–7991; e-mail: Darryl.LaCounte@bia.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Darryl LaCounte (406) 247–7945. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES I. Abstract BIA is seeking renewal of the approval for the information collection conducted under 25 CFR part 151, Land Acquisitions, for the United States to take land into trust for individual Indians and Indian tribes. This information collection allows BIA to review applications for compliance with regulatory and statutory requirements. No specific form is used. No third party notification or public disclosure burden is associated with this collection. There is no change to the approved burden hours for this information collection. II. Request for Comments BIA published a notice requesting comments on renewal of this information collection on February 18, 2010. See 75 FR 7285. Two commenters responded to that notice. Several of their comments would require regulatory changes to implement. The remaining comments suggested improvements to technology for exchanging electronic documents and to process for controlling versions. BIA is investigating these improvements. The BIA requests that you send your comments on this collection to the location listed in the ADDRESSES section. Your comments should address: (a) The necessity of the information collection for the proper performance of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of our estimate of the burden (hours and cost) of the collection of information, including the validity of VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:19 Apr 28, 2010 Jkt 220001 the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways we could enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways we could minimize the burden of the collection of the information on the respondents, such as through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Please note that an agency may not sponsor or conduct, and an individual need not respond to, a collection of information unless it has a valid OMB Control Number. It is our policy to make all comments available to the public for review at the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Division of Real Estate Services, 316 N. 26th Street, Billings, MT 59601, during the hours of 9 a.m.–5 p.m., Local Time, Monday through Friday except for legal holidays. Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address or other personally identifiable information, be advised that your entire comment— including your personally identifiable information—may be made public at any time. While you may request that we withhold your personally identifiable information, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. III. Data OMB Control Number: 1076–0100. Title: Acquisition of Trust Land, 25 CFR 151. Brief Description of Collection: Submission of this information allows BIA to review applications for the acquisition of land into trust status by the United States on behalf of individual Indians and Indian tribes, pursuant to 25 CFR part 151. The information also allows the Secretary to comply with the National Environmental Policy Act and to determine if title to the subject property is marketable and unencumbered. No specific form is used, but respondents supply information and data in accordance with 25 CFR part 151, so that BIA may make an evaluation and determination on the application. Response is required to obtain a benefit. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Respondents: Individual Indians and Indian tribes seeking acquisition of land into trust status. Number of Respondents: 1,000. Total Number of Responses: 1,000. Frequency of Response: Once per each tract of land to be acquired. Estimated Time per Response: Ranges from 60 to 110 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 67,800 hours. PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: April 20, 2010. Alvin Foster, Acting Chief Information Officer—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 2010–9898 Filed 4–28–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–4J–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Grazing Permits; Request for Comments AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Submission to the Office of Management and Budget. SUMMARY: As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is submitting the information collection, titled ‘‘Grazing Permits, 25 CFR 166’’ to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for renewal. The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076–0157, which expires April 30, 2010. The information collection requires anyone seeking to obtain, modify, or assign a grazing permit for grazing on Indian trust or restricted land to submit certain information for review by the BIA. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before June 1, 2010. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the information collection to the Desk Officer for Department of the Interior at the Office of Management and Budget, by facsimile to (202) 395–5806 or you may send an e-mail to: OIRA_DOCKET@ omb.eop.gov. Please send a copy of your comments to David Edington, Office of Trust Services, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Department of the Interior, 1849 C Street, NW., Mail Stop 4655, Washington, DC 20240, facsimile: (202) 219–0006, or e-mail David.Edington@bia.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You may request further information or obtain copies of the information collection request submission from David Edington, telephone: (202) 513– 0886. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract The BIA is seeking renewal and revision of the information collection conducted under 25 CFR part 166, related to grazing on trust or restricted land. This information collection allows BIA to receive the information necessary E:\FR\FM\29APN1.SGM 29APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 82 / Thursday, April 29, 2010 / Notices mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES to determine whether an applicant to obtain, modify, or assign a grazing permit on trust or restricted lands is eligible and complies with all applicable grazing requirements. Some of this information is collected on forms that are being revised or newly instituted. Currently approved forms have been updated to simplify language and update regulatory citations. New forms have been put in place to implement existing regulatory requirements. No third party notification or public disclosure burden is associated with this collection. Adjustments were made to the approved burden hours for this information collection to better account for the process of obtaining a grazing permit and to account for previously unidentified information collection requirements contained in existing regulatory requirements. II. Request for Comments The BIA published a notice seeking public comment on February 25, 2010. See 75 FR 8731. No comments were received in response to that notice. The BIA requests that you send your comments on this collection to the locations listed in the ADDRESSES section. Your comments should address: (a) The necessity of the information collection for the proper performance of the agencies, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agencies’ estimate of the burden (hours and cost) of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways we could enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways we could minimize the burden of the collection of the information on the respondents, such as through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Please note that an agency may not sponsor or conduct, and an individual need not respond to, a collection of information unless it has a valid OMB Control Number. It is our policy to make all comments available to the public for review at the BIA location listed in the ADDRESSES section during the hours of 9 a.m.–5 p.m., Eastern Time, Monday through Friday except for legal holidays. Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address or other personally identifiable information, be advised that your entire comment—including your personally identifiable information— may be made public at any time. While you may request that we withhold your VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:19 Apr 28, 2010 Jkt 220001 22613 personally identifiable information, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. ACTION: Notice of Submission to the Office of Management and Budget. III. Data OMB Control Number: 1076–0157. Title: Grazing Permits, 25 CFR 166. Brief Description of Collection: Submission of this information allows individuals or organizations to obtain a grazing permit on trust or restricted land and provide notice with regard to land that is the subject of a grazing permit. This information collection also allows individual Indians to provide authority to BIA to grant grazing privileges on allotments they own. Some of this information is collected on the following forms: Form 5–5423— Performance Bond, Form 5–5514—Bid for Grazing Privileges, Form 5–5515— Grazing Permit, Form 5–5516—Grazing Permit for Organized Tribes, Form 5– 5519—Cash Penal Bond, Form 5–5521— Certificate and Application for On-andOff Grazing Permit, Form 5522— Modification of Grazing Permit, Form 5– 5523—Assignment of Grazing Permit, Form 5–5524—Application for Allocation of Grazing Privileges, Form 5–5525—Authority to Grant Grazing Privileges on Allotted Lands, Form 5– 5527—Stock Counting Record, and Form 5–5529—Removable Range Improvement Records. Response is required to obtain or retain a benefit. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Respondents: Tribes, tribal organizations, individual Indians, and non-Indian individuals. Number of Respondents: 8,200 individual Indian allottee landowners and 1,000 tribes, tribal organizations, and individuals. Total Number of Responses: 12,820. Estimated Time per Response: 20 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 4,272 hours. Total Annual Non-Hour Cost to Respondents: $0. SUMMARY: As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Department of the Interior (DOI), Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development (IEED), is submitting the information collection for the Loan Guarantee, Insurance, and Interest Subsidy Program to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for revision. The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076–0020, which expires April 30, 2010. The information collection allows IEED to ensure compliance with Program requirements and includes the use of several forms. Alvin Foster, Chief Information Officer—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 2010–9886 Filed 4–28–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–4J–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Loan Guarantee, Insurance, and Interest Subsidy Program; Request for Comments AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before June 1, 2010. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the information collection to the Desk Officer for Department of the Interior at the Office of Management and Budget, by facsimile to (202) 395–5806 or you may send an e-mail to: OIRA_DOCKET@omb.eop.gov. Please send a copy of your comments to Molly Kubiak, Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development, U.S. Department of the Interior, 1951 Constitution Ave., NW., Mail Stop 20– SIB, Washington, DC 20245; facsimile: (202) 208–4564; or e-mail: molly.kubiak@bia.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Molly Kubiak, (202) 208–0121. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract The IEED is seeking revision and renewal of the approval for the information collection conducted under 25 CFR 103, implementing the Loan Guarantee, Insurance, and Interest Subsidy Program, established by 25 U.S.C 1451 et seq. The information collection allows IEED to determine the eligibility and credit-worthiness of respondents and loans and otherwise ensure compliance with Program requirements. This information collection includes the use of several forms. The forms have been revised to reflect the current organization of the program office as being within the Office of the Assistant Secretary— Indian Affairs, rather than within the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and to change the form numbers. The following chart shows the new form numbers. E:\FR\FM\29APN1.SGM 29APN1

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[FR Doc No: 2010-9886]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs


Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Grazing Permits; 
Request for Comments

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of Submission to the Office of Management and Budget.

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SUMMARY: As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Bureau of 
Indian Affairs (BIA) is submitting the information collection, titled 
``Grazing Permits, 25 CFR 166'' to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) for renewal. The information collection is currently authorized 
by OMB Control Number 1076-0157, which expires April 30, 2010. The 
information collection requires anyone seeking to obtain, modify, or 
assign a grazing permit for grazing on Indian trust or restricted land 
to submit certain information for review by the BIA.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
June 1, 2010.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the information collection to the 
Desk Officer for Department of the Interior at the Office of Management 
and Budget, by facsimile to (202) 395-5806 or you may send an e-mail 
to: OIRA--DOCKET@ omb.eop.gov. Please send a copy of your comments to 
David Edington, Office of Trust Services, Bureau of Indian Affairs, 
Department of the Interior, 1849 C Street, NW., Mail Stop 4655, 
Washington, DC 20240, facsimile: (202) 219-0006, or e-mail 
David.Edington@bia.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You may request further information or 
obtain copies of the information collection request submission from 
David Edington, telephone: (202) 513-0886.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    The BIA is seeking renewal and revision of the information 
collection conducted under 25 CFR part 166, related to grazing on trust 
or restricted land. This information collection allows BIA to receive 
the information necessary

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to determine whether an applicant to obtain, modify, or assign a 
grazing permit on trust or restricted lands is eligible and complies 
with all applicable grazing requirements. Some of this information is 
collected on forms that are being revised or newly instituted. 
Currently approved forms have been updated to simplify language and 
update regulatory citations. New forms have been put in place to 
implement existing regulatory requirements. No third party notification 
or public disclosure burden is associated with this collection. 
Adjustments were made to the approved burden hours for this information 
collection to better account for the process of obtaining a grazing 
permit and to account for previously unidentified information 
collection requirements contained in existing regulatory requirements.

II. Request for Comments

    The BIA published a notice seeking public comment on February 25, 
2010. See 75 FR 8731. No comments were received in response to that 
notice. The BIA requests that you send your comments on this collection 
to the locations listed in the ADDRESSES section. Your comments should 
address: (a) The necessity of the information collection for the proper 
performance of the agencies, including whether the information will 
have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agencies' estimate of 
the burden (hours and cost) of the collection of information, including 
the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways we could 
enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be 
collected; and (d) ways we could minimize the burden of the collection 
of the information on the respondents, such as through the use of 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.
    Please note that an agency may not sponsor or conduct, and an 
individual need not respond to, a collection of information unless it 
has a valid OMB Control Number.
    It is our policy to make all comments available to the public for 
review at the BIA location listed in the ADDRESSES section during the 
hours of 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Eastern Time, Monday through Friday except for 
legal holidays. Before including your address, phone number, e-mail 
address or other personally identifiable information, be advised that 
your entire comment--including your personally identifiable 
information--may be made public at any time. While you may request that 
we withhold your personally identifiable information, we cannot 
guarantee that we will be able to do so.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 1076-0157.
    Title: Grazing Permits, 25 CFR 166.
    Brief Description of Collection: Submission of this information 
allows individuals or organizations to obtain a grazing permit on trust 
or restricted land and provide notice with regard to land that is the 
subject of a grazing permit. This information collection also allows 
individual Indians to provide authority to BIA to grant grazing 
privileges on allotments they own. Some of this information is 
collected on the following forms: Form 5-5423--Performance Bond, Form 
5-5514--Bid for Grazing Privileges, Form 5-5515--Grazing Permit, Form 
5-5516--Grazing Permit for Organized Tribes, Form 5-5519--Cash Penal 
Bond, Form 5-5521--Certificate and Application for On-and-Off Grazing 
Permit, Form 5522--Modification of Grazing Permit, Form 5-5523--
Assignment of Grazing Permit, Form 5-5524--Application for Allocation 
of Grazing Privileges, Form 5-5525--Authority to Grant Grazing 
Privileges on Allotted Lands, Form 5-5527--Stock Counting Record, and 
Form 5-5529--Removable Range Improvement Records. Response is required 
to obtain or retain a benefit.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Respondents: Tribes, tribal organizations, individual Indians, and 
non-Indian individuals.
    Number of Respondents: 8,200 individual Indian allottee landowners 
and 1,000 tribes, tribal organizations, and individuals.
    Total Number of Responses: 12,820.
    Estimated Time per Response: 20 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 4,272 hours.
    Total Annual Non-Hour Cost to Respondents: $0.

Alvin Foster,
Chief Information Officer--Indian Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2010-9886 Filed 4-28-10; 8:45 am]
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