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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 7 / Tuesday, January 11, 2011 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs [OJP (OJP) Docket No. 1543] Meeting of the Office of Justice Programs’ Science Advisory Board Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Justice. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: This is an announcement of the first meeting of OJP’s Science Advisory Board (‘‘Board’’). The Board is chartered to provide OJP, a component of the Department of Justice, with valuable advice in the areas of social science and statistics for the purpose of enhancing the overall impact and performance of its programs and activities in criminal and juvenile justice. The Board will provide input into developing long-range plans, advise on program development, and provide guidance to ensure adherence to the highest levels of scientific rigor, as appropriate. The Board will provide an important base of contact with the criminal justice academic and practitioner communities. DATES: The meeting will take place on Friday, January 28, 2011, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET. ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place at OJP’s offices at 810 7th Street, NW., Washington, DC. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marlene Beckman, Designated Federal Officer (DFO), Office of the Assistant Attorney General, Office of Justice Programs, 810 7th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20531; Phone: (202) 616–3562 [Note: this is not a toll-free number]; E-mail: marlene.beckman@usdoj.gov. SUMMARY: This inaugural meeting is being convened to brief the Board members about OJP’s mission and goals, and discuss how their advice in the areas of social science and statistics can enhance the overall impact and performance of OJP’s activities and programs in criminal and juvenile justice. The final agenda is subject to adjustment, but it is anticipated that there will be a morning and afternoon session, with a break for lunch. The morning session will likely include welcoming remarks and introductions, a review of the Board’s Charter and By-Laws, a review of ethics rules applicable to the Board’s activities, and briefings from OJP bureaus and program offices. The afternoon session will likely include a briefing on OJP’s Evidence Integration Initiative and a mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:33 Jan 10, 2011 Jkt 223001 discussion of the Board’s role and priorities. This meeting is open to the public. Members of the public who wish to attend this meeting must register with Marlene Beckman at the above address at least seven (7) days in advance of the meeting. Registrations will be accepted on a space available basis. Access to the meeting will not be allowed without registration. Please bring photo identification and allow extra time prior to the meeting. Persons interested in communicating with the Board should submit their written comments to the DFO, as the time available will not allow the public to directly address the Board at the meeting. Anyone requiring special accommodations should notify Ms. Beckman at least seven (7) days in advance of the meeting. Dated: January 5, 2011. Marlene Beckman, Counsel and SAB DFO, Office of the Assistant Attorney General, Office of Justice Programs. [FR Doc. 2011–287 Filed 1–10–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs Office for Victims of Crime [OMB Number 1121–0114] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review; Extension of a Currently Approved Collection; Victims of Crime Act, Victim Compensation Grant Program, State Performance Report. ACTION: 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 75, Number 210 page 67116 on November 1, 2010, allowing for a 60 day comment period. The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days for public comment until February 10, 2011. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. 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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 agencies 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. 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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Office of Justice Programs

[OJP (OJP) Docket No. 1543]


Meeting of the Office of Justice Programs' Science Advisory Board

AGENCY: Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Justice.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: This is an announcement of the first meeting of OJP's Science 
Advisory Board (``Board''). The Board is chartered to provide OJP, a 
component of the Department of Justice, with valuable advice in the 
areas of social science and statistics for the purpose of enhancing the 
overall impact and performance of its programs and activities in 
criminal and juvenile justice. The Board will provide input into 
developing long-range plans, advise on program development, and provide 
guidance to ensure adherence to the highest levels of scientific rigor, 
as appropriate. The Board will provide an important base of contact 
with the criminal justice academic and practitioner communities.

DATES: The meeting will take place on Friday, January 28, 2011, from 10 
a.m. to 4 p.m. ET.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place at OJP's offices at 810 7th 
Street, NW., Washington, DC.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marlene Beckman, Designated Federal 
Officer (DFO), Office of the Assistant Attorney General, Office of 
Justice Programs, 810 7th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20531; 
Phone: (202) 616-3562 [Note: this is not a toll-free number]; E-mail: 
marlene.beckman@usdoj.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This inaugural meeting is being convened to 
brief the Board members about OJP's mission and goals, and discuss how 
their advice in the areas of social science and statistics can enhance 
the overall impact and performance of OJP's activities and programs in 
criminal and juvenile justice. The final agenda is subject to 
adjustment, but it is anticipated that there will be a morning and 
afternoon session, with a break for lunch. The morning session will 
likely include welcoming remarks and introductions, a review of the 
Board's Charter and By-Laws, a review of ethics rules applicable to the 
Board's activities, and briefings from OJP bureaus and program offices. 
The afternoon session will likely include a briefing on OJP's Evidence 
Integration Initiative and a discussion of the Board's role and 
priorities.
    This meeting is open to the public. Members of the public who wish 
to attend this meeting must register with Marlene Beckman at the above 
address at least seven (7) days in advance of the meeting. 
Registrations will be accepted on a space available basis. Access to 
the meeting will not be allowed without registration. Please bring 
photo identification and allow extra time prior to the meeting. Persons 
interested in communicating with the Board should submit their written 
comments to the DFO, as the time available will not allow the public to 
directly address the Board at the meeting. Anyone requiring special 
accommodations should notify Ms. Beckman at least seven (7) days in 
advance of the meeting.

    Dated: January 5, 2011.
Marlene Beckman,
Counsel and SAB DFO, Office of the Assistant Attorney General, Office 
of Justice Programs.
[FR Doc. 2011-287 Filed 1-10-11; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4410-18-P