Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Application for Job Placement and Training Services; Request for Comments, 17963-17964 [2011-7584]

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[FR Doc. 2011–7615 Filed 3–30–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Application for Job Placement and Training Services; Request for Comments Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of submission to the Office of Management and Budget. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of Indian Energy & Economic Development (IEED) is seeking comments on renewal of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the collection of information for the Application for Job Placement and Training Services. The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076–0062, which expires on March 31, 2011. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before May 2, 2011. 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 Francis Dunne, Division of Workforce Development, Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development, 1951 Constitution Avenue, NW., Mail Stop SIB/20, Washington, DC 20240, e-mail Francis.Dunne@bia.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Francis Dunne, Division of Workforce Development at (202) 219–5270. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: I. Abstract The IEED is seeking renewal of the approval for the information collection conducted under 25 CFR part 26 to administer the job placement and training program, which provides vocational/technical training, related PO 00000 Frm 00147 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 17963 counseling, guidance, job placement services, and limited financial assistance to Indian individuals who are not less than 18 years old and who reside within the Department of the Interior (DOI) approved service areas. This information collection includes a form: BIA–8205, Application for Job Placement and/or Training Assistance. Approval for this collection expires March 31, 2011. This renewal will adjust the responses and burden hours that are currently approved to correct for a database entry error that occurred in the last submission that quadrupled the number of responses and burden hours. The 60day notice and 30-day notice for the current approval reflected the current number of responses and burden hours, as does this notice. The database will be corrected to reflect these figures through a change due to adjustment in agency estimate. II. Request for Comments The IEED 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 agencies, 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 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, an individual need not respond to, a collection of information unless it has a valid OMB Control Number. This information collection expires March 31, 2011. It is our policy to make all comments available to the public for review at the 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. E:\FR\FM\31MR1.SGM 31MR1 17964 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 62 / Thursday, March 31, 2011 / Notices III. Data OMB Control Number: 1076–0062. Title: Application for Job Placement & Training Services. Brief Description of Collection: Submission of this information allows DOI to administer the job placement and training program, which provides vocational/technical training, related counseling, guidance, job placement services, and limited financial assistance to Indian individuals who are not less than 18 years old and who reside within DOI approved service areas. The information collection includes an application for services, quarterly progress reports, and information from employers regarding opportunities. Response is required to obtain a benefit. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Respondents: Individuals seeking to participate, or currently participating, in the IEED job placement and training program. Number of Respondents: 4,900 per year, on average. Total Number of Responses: 7,450 per year, on average. Frequency of Response: Once annually to apply for services, quarterly to provide progress reports, on occasion to provide information regarding job opportunities. Estimated Time per Response: 30 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 3,726 hours. Dated: March 14, 2011. Alvin Foster, Acting Chief Information Officer—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 2011–7584 Filed 3–30–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–4J–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Home-Living Programs and School Closure and Consolidation; Comment Request Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Submission to the Office of Management and Budget. wwoods2 on DSK1DXX6B1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE), U.S. Department of the Interior, is submitting a request for renewal of the information collection for Home-living Programs and School Closure and Consolidation, currently SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 11:23 Mar 31, 2011 Jkt 223001 authorized by OMB Control Number 1076–0164, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review. DATES: Submit comments on or before May 2, 2011. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the information collection to the Desk Officer for the 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 Juanita Keesing, Program Analyst, U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Education, 1849 C Street, NW., MS–3609, Washington, DC 20240; or via e-mail to Juanita.Keesing@bie.edu. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Juanita Keesing, Program Analyst, at (202) 208–3559. To see a copy of the entire collection submitted to OMB, go to http://www.reginfo.gov (select Information Collection Review, Currently Under Review). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract Public Law 107–110, the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act of January 8, 2001, requires all schools including BIEfunded boarding/residential schools to ensure that all children have a fair, equal, and significant opportunity to obtain a high-quality education and reach, at a minimum, proficiency on challenging academic achievement standards and assessments. The NCLB Act, and implementing regulations at 25 CFR part 36, requires the BIE to implement national standards for homeliving situations in all BIE-funded residential schools. The BIE must collect information from all BIE-funded residential schools in order to assess each school’s progress in meeting the national standards. The BIE is seeking renewal of the approval for this information collection to ensure that minimum academic standards for the education of Indian children and criteria for dormitory situations in Bureau-operated schools and Indiancontrolled contract schools are met. II. Request for Comments The BIE requests your comments on this information 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 00148 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. A notice requesting public comment on renewal of this information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on January 26, 2011 (76 FR 4720). No comments were received in response to that notice. 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. This information collection expires March 31, 2011. 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: 1076–0164. Title: Home-living Programs and School Closure and Consolidation. Brief Description of Collection: Submission of this information allows the Department of the Interior to ensure that minimum academic standards for the education of Indian children and criteria for dormitory situations in Bureau-operated schools and Indiancontrolled contract schools are met. Response is required to obtain a benefit. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Respondents: Indian tribes. Number of Respondents: There are 66 schools with residential programs, of which 28 are Bureau-operated and 38 are tribally operated. Thus, the collection of information must be cleared for 38 of the 66 residential schools. Total Number of Responses: 730 per year, on average. Frequency of Response: Annually or on occasion, depending on the activity. Estimated Time per Response: Ranges from 0.02 hours to 40 hours, depending on the activity. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 1,344 hours. E:\FR\FM\31MR1.SGM 31MR1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs


Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Application for Job 
Placement and Training Services; 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: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
Office of Indian Energy & Economic Development (IEED) is seeking 
comments on renewal of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
approval for the collection of information for the Application for Job 
Placement and Training Services. The information collection is 
currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0062, which expires on 
March 31, 2011.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
May 2, 2011.

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 
Francis Dunne, Division of Workforce Development, Office of Indian 
Energy and Economic Development, 1951 Constitution Avenue, NW., Mail 
Stop SIB/20, Washington, DC 20240, e-mail Francis.Dunne@bia.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Francis Dunne, Division of Workforce 
Development at (202) 219-5270.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    The IEED is seeking renewal of the approval for the information 
collection conducted under 25 CFR part 26 to administer the job 
placement and training program, which provides vocational/technical 
training, related counseling, guidance, job placement services, and 
limited financial assistance to Indian individuals who are not less 
than 18 years old and who reside within the Department of the Interior 
(DOI) approved service areas. This information collection includes a 
form: BIA-8205, Application for Job Placement and/or Training 
Assistance. Approval for this collection expires March 31, 2011.
    This renewal will adjust the responses and burden hours that are 
currently approved to correct for a database entry error that occurred 
in the last submission that quadrupled the number of responses and 
burden hours. The 60-day notice and 30-day notice for the current 
approval reflected the current number of responses and burden hours, as 
does this notice. The database will be corrected to reflect these 
figures through a change due to adjustment in agency estimate.

II. Request for Comments

    The IEED 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 agencies, 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 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, an 
individual need not respond to, a collection of information unless it 
has a valid OMB Control Number. This information collection expires 
March 31, 2011.
    It is our policy to make all comments available to the public for 
review at the 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.

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III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 1076-0062.
    Title: Application for Job Placement & Training Services.
    Brief Description of Collection: Submission of this information 
allows DOI to administer the job placement and training program, which 
provides vocational/technical training, related counseling, guidance, 
job placement services, and limited financial assistance to Indian 
individuals who are not less than 18 years old and who reside within 
DOI approved service areas. The information collection includes an 
application for services, quarterly progress reports, and information 
from employers regarding opportunities. Response is required to obtain 
a benefit.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved 
collection.
    Respondents: Individuals seeking to participate, or currently 
participating, in the IEED job placement and training program.
    Number of Respondents: 4,900 per year, on average.
    Total Number of Responses: 7,450 per year, on average.
    Frequency of Response: Once annually to apply for services, 
quarterly to provide progress reports, on occasion to provide 
information regarding job opportunities.
    Estimated Time per Response: 30 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 3,726 hours.

    Dated: March 14, 2011.
Alvin Foster,
Acting Chief Information Officer--Indian Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2011-7584 Filed 3-30-11; 8:45 am]
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