Information Collection for IDEIA Part B and C Child Counts; Comment Request, 31810 [2010-13391]

Download as PDF 31810 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 107 / Friday, June 4, 2010 / Notices [FR Doc. 2010–13257 Filed 6–1–10; 8:45 am] Editorial Note: FR Doc. 2010–13257 which was originally published at page 30847 in the issue of Wednesday, June 2, 2010 is being republished in its entirety in the issue of Friday, June 4, 2010 because it incorrectly published on June 2, 2010. [FR Doc. R1–2010–13257 Filed 6–3–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 1505–01–D DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Information Collection for IDEIA Part B and C Child Counts; Comment Request srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of proposed information collection. SUMMARY: As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE), U.S. Department of the Interior (Interior) is seeking comments on a proposed information collection related to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA). The IDEIA provides that the Secretary of the Interior will allocate funding for the coordination of assistance for special education and related services for American Indian children aged 0 to 5 with disabilities on reservations served by elementary schools for Indian children that are operated or funded by the Department of the Interior (‘‘Bureau-funded schools’’). The BIE allocates this funding to tribes and tribal organizations. In support of this allocation, the BIE collects information on the number of American Indian children aged 0 to 5 with disabilities on reservations served by Bureau-funded schools. This notice requests comments on that information collection. DATES: Submit comments on or before August 3, 2010. ADDRESSES: Mail or handcarry comments to Brandi A. Sweet, Program Analyst, U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Education, 1849 C Street, NW., MS–3609, Washington, DC 20240, or via facsimile (202) 208–3312; or via e-mail to Brandi.Sweet@bie.edu. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brandi Sweet, Program Analyst, U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Education. Telephone (202) 208– 5504. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract The IDEIA, 20 U.S.C. 1411(h)(4)(c) and 1443(b)(3) require tribes and tribal VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:01 Jun 03, 2010 Jkt 220001 organizations to submit certain information to the Secretary of the Interior. Under the IDEIA, the U.S. Department of Education provides funding to the Secretary of the Interior for the coordination of assistance for special education and related services for Indian children aged 0 to 5 with disabilities on reservations served by Bureau-funded schools. The Secretary of the Interior, through the BIE, then allocates this funding to tribes and tribal organizations based on the number of such children served. In order to allow the Secretary of the Interior to determine what amounts to allocate to whom, the IDEIA requires tribes and tribal organizations to submit information to Interior. The BIE collects this information on two forms, one for Indian children aged 3 to 5 covered by IDEIA Part B, and one for Indian children aged 0 to 2 covered by IDEIA Part C. In IDEIA Part B—Assistance for Education of All Children with Disabilities, 20 U.S.C. 1411(h)(4)(D) requires tribes and tribal organizations to use the funds to assist in child find, screening, and other procedures for the early identification of Indian children aged 3 through 5, parent training, and the provision of direct services. In IDEIA Part C—Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities, 20 U.S.C. 1443(b)(4) likewise requires tribes and tribal organizations to use the funds to assist in child find, screening, and other procedures for early identification of Indian children under 3 years of age and for parent training, and early intervention services. The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 provides an opportunity for interested parties to comment on proposed information collection requests. The BIE is proceeding with this public comment period as the first step in obtaining an information collection clearance from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Each clearance request contains (1) type of review, (2) title, (3) summary of the collection, (4) respondents, (5) frequency of collection, (6) reporting and record keeping requirements. II. Request for Comments The BIE requests your comments on this collection concerning: (a) The necessity of this information collection for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) The accuracy of the agency’s 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, PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 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 request, 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 location listed in the ADDRESSES section. 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: 1076–0NEW. Type of Review: Existing collection in use without an OMB number. Title: IDEIA Part B and Part C Child Count. Brief Description of Collection: Indian tribes and tribal organizations served by elementary or secondary schools for Indian children operated or funded by the Department of Interior that receive allocations of funding under the IDEIA for the coordination of assistance for Indian children aged 0 to 5 with disabilities on reservations must submit information to the BIE. The information must be provided on two forms. The Part B form addresses Indian children aged 3 to 5 on reservations served by Bureau-funded schools. The Part C form addresses Indian children up to age 3 on reservations served by Bureau-funded schools. The information required by the forms includes counts of children as of a certain date each year. Response is required to obtain a benefit. Respondents: Indian tribes and tribal organizations. Number of Respondents: 61 each year. Estimated Time per Response: 10 hours per form. Frequency of Response: Twice (Once per year for each form). Total Annual Burden to Respondents: 1,220 hours. Dated: May 24, 2010. Alvin Foster, Acting Chief Information Officer—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 2010–13391 Filed 6–3–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–4M–P E:\FR\FM\04JNN1.SGM 04JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs


Information Collection for IDEIA Part B and C Child Counts; 
Comment Request

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of proposed information collection.

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SUMMARY: As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Bureau of 
Indian Education (BIE), U.S. Department of the Interior (Interior) is 
seeking comments on a proposed information collection related to the 
Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA). The 
IDEIA provides that the Secretary of the Interior will allocate funding 
for the coordination of assistance for special education and related 
services for American Indian children aged 0 to 5 with disabilities on 
reservations served by elementary schools for Indian children that are 
operated or funded by the Department of the Interior (``Bureau-funded 
schools''). The BIE allocates this funding to tribes and tribal 
organizations. In support of this allocation, the BIE collects 
information on the number of American Indian children aged 0 to 5 with 
disabilities on reservations served by Bureau-funded schools. This 
notice requests comments on that information collection.

DATES: Submit comments on or before August 3, 2010.

ADDRESSES: Mail or handcarry comments to Brandi A. Sweet, Program 
Analyst, U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Education, 
1849 C Street, NW., MS-3609, Washington, DC 20240, or via facsimile 
(202) 208-3312; or via e-mail to Brandi.Sweet@bie.edu.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brandi Sweet, Program Analyst, U.S. 
Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Education. Telephone (202) 
208-5504.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    The IDEIA, 20 U.S.C. 1411(h)(4)(c) and 1443(b)(3) require tribes 
and tribal organizations to submit certain information to the Secretary 
of the Interior. Under the IDEIA, the U.S. Department of Education 
provides funding to the Secretary of the Interior for the coordination 
of assistance for special education and related services for Indian 
children aged 0 to 5 with disabilities on reservations served by 
Bureau-funded schools. The Secretary of the Interior, through the BIE, 
then allocates this funding to tribes and tribal organizations based on 
the number of such children served. In order to allow the Secretary of 
the Interior to determine what amounts to allocate to whom, the IDEIA 
requires tribes and tribal organizations to submit information to 
Interior. The BIE collects this information on two forms, one for 
Indian children aged 3 to 5 covered by IDEIA Part B, and one for Indian 
children aged 0 to 2 covered by IDEIA Part C.
    In IDEIA Part B--Assistance for Education of All Children with 
Disabilities, 20 U.S.C. 1411(h)(4)(D) requires tribes and tribal 
organizations to use the funds to assist in child find, screening, and 
other procedures for the early identification of Indian children aged 3 
through 5, parent training, and the provision of direct services. In 
IDEIA Part C--Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities, 20 U.S.C. 
1443(b)(4) likewise requires tribes and tribal organizations to use the 
funds to assist in child find, screening, and other procedures for 
early identification of Indian children under 3 years of age and for 
parent training, and early intervention services.
    The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 provides an opportunity for 
interested parties to comment on proposed information collection 
requests. The BIE is proceeding with this public comment period as the 
first step in obtaining an information collection clearance from the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Each clearance request contains 
(1) type of review, (2) title, (3) summary of the collection, (4) 
respondents, (5) frequency of collection, (6) reporting and record 
keeping requirements.

II. Request for Comments

    The BIE requests your comments on this collection concerning: (a) 
The necessity of this information collection for the proper performance 
of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will 
have practical utility; (b) The accuracy of the agency's 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 request, 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 location listed in the ADDRESSES section. 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: 1076-0NEW.
    Type of Review: Existing collection in use without an OMB number.
    Title: IDEIA Part B and Part C Child Count.
    Brief Description of Collection: Indian tribes and tribal 
organizations served by elementary or secondary schools for Indian 
children operated or funded by the Department of Interior that receive 
allocations of funding under the IDEIA for the coordination of 
assistance for Indian children aged 0 to 5 with disabilities on 
reservations must submit information to the BIE. The information must 
be provided on two forms. The Part B form addresses Indian children 
aged 3 to 5 on reservations served by Bureau-funded schools. The Part C 
form addresses Indian children up to age 3 on reservations served by 
Bureau-funded schools. The information required by the forms includes 
counts of children as of a certain date each year. Response is required 
to obtain a benefit.
    Respondents: Indian tribes and tribal organizations.
    Number of Respondents: 61 each year.
    Estimated Time per Response: 10 hours per form.
    Frequency of Response: Twice (Once per year for each form).
    Total Annual Burden to Respondents: 1,220 hours.

    Dated: May 24, 2010.
Alvin Foster,
Acting Chief Information Officer--Indian Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2010-13391 Filed 6-3-10; 8:45 am]
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