Revision of Agency Information Collection for the Indian Child Welfare Assistance Report; Request for Comments, 54249-54250 [2011-22303]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 169 / Wednesday, August 31, 2011 / Notices 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, and an individual need not respond to, a collection of information unless it has a valid OMB Control Number. This information collection expires August 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. jlentini on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES III. Data OMB Control Number: 1076–0160. Title: Verification of Indian preference for Employment in the BIA and IHS, 25 CFR part 5. Brief Description of Collection: Submission of this information by Indian applicants for jobs with BIA and IHS allows the Personnel Offices of BIA and IHS to verify that the individual meets the requirements for Indian preference in hiring. Response is required to obtain the benefit of preferential hiring. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Respondents: Qualified Indian persons who are seeking preference in employment with the BIA and IHS. Number of Respondents: Approximately 5,000. Total Number of Responses: Approximately 5,000 per year. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Time per Response: Onehalf hour. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 2,500 hours, on average. Estimated Annual Cost: $6,520 (postage and copying costs). VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:51 Aug 30, 2011 Jkt 223001 Dated: August 17, 2011. Alvin Foster, Acting Chief Information Officer—Indian Affairs . [FR Doc. 2011–22304 Filed 8–30–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–4J–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Revision of Agency Information Collection for the Indian Child Welfare Assistance Report; Request for Comments Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of submission to the Office of Management and Budget. AGENCIES: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for revision of the collection of information for the Indian Child Welfare Assistance Report, 25 CFR part 23. The revision affects the form that tribal Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) coordinators provide to BIA on a quarterly basis. The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076–0131, which expires August 31, 2011. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before September 30, 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 Dr. Linda Ketcher, Office of Indian Services, Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1849 C Street, NW., MS–3070, Washington, DC 20240. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Linda Ketcher (202) 513–7610. 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: SUMMARY: I. Abstract The BIA is seeking revision of the information collection conducted under the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) and implementing regulations, at 25 CFR part 23. BIA collects the information using a consolidated caseload form, which tribal ICWA program directors fill out. BIA uses the information to determine the extent of service needs in local Indian PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 54249 communities, assess ICWA program effectiveness, and provide data for the annual program budget justification. The aggregated report is not considered confidential. BIA is seeking to revise the form to include instructions and more explicit reporting indicators. There is no change to the estimated number of responses or burden hours. II. Request for Comments 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 proper administration of the ICWA program, 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, and an individual need not respond to, a collection of information unless it has a valid OMB Control Number. This information collection expires August 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. III. Data OMB Control Number: 1076–0131. Title: Indian Child Welfare Assistance Report, 25 CFR part 23. Brief Description of Collection: Submission of this information by Indian tribes allows BIA to consolidate and review selected data on Indian child welfare cases. The data are useful on a local level, to the tribes and tribal entities that collect it, for case management purposes. The data are useful on a nationwide basis for planning and budget purposes. Response is required to obtain a benefit. E:\FR\FM\31AUN1.SGM 31AUN1 54250 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 169 / Wednesday, August 31, 2011 / Notices Type of Review: Extension with revision of a currently approved collection. Respondents: Indian tribes or tribal entities that are operating programs for Indian tribes. Number of Respondents: 536 per year, on average. Total Number of Responses: 2,144 per year, on average. Frequency of Response: Four times per year. Estimated Time per Response: Onehalf hour. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 1,072 hours, on average. Dated: August 17, 2011. Alvin Foster, Acting Chief Information Officer—Indian Affairs. National Park Service COLORADO Adams County Robidoux, M.J. Lavina, House, 1615 Galena St., Aurora, 11000655 Marion County Broad Ripple Firehouse—Indianapolis Fire Department Station 32, 6330 Guilford Ave., Indianapolis, 11000658 [NPS–WASO–NRNHL–0811–8178; 2280– 665] National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions jlentini on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Los Angeles County Freeman, Rose Graham and James Allen, House, (Residential Architecture of Pasadena: Influence of the Arts and Crafts Movement MPS) 1330 Hillcrest Ave., Pasadena, 11000654 Lake County Polk Street Concrete Cottage Historic District, (Concrete in Steel City: The Edison Concept Houses of Gary Indiana MPS) 604–614 Polk St., Gary, 11000657 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Nominations for the following properties being considered for listing or related actions in the National Register were received by the National Park Service before August 6, 2011. Pursuant to § 60.13 of 36 CFR part 60, written comments are being accepted concerning the significance of the nominated properties under the National Register criteria for evaluation. Comments may be forwarded by United States Postal Service, to the National Register of Historic Places, National Park Service, 1849 C St., NW., MS 2280, Washington, DC 20240; by all other carriers, National Register of Historic Places, National Park Service, 1201 Eye St., NW., 8th Floor, Washington DC 20005; or by fax, 202–371–6447. Written or faxed comments should be submitted by September 15, 2011. Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we Jkt 223001 CALIFORNIA Boone County Maplelawn Farmstead, (Eagle Township and Pike Township, Indiana MPS) 9575 Whitestown Rd., Zionsville, 11000656 BILLING CODE 4310–4J–P 16:51 Aug 30, 2011 J. Paul Loether, Chief, National Register of Historic Places/ National Historic Landmarks Program. INDIANA [FR Doc. 2011–22303 Filed 8–30–11; 8:45 am] VerDate Mar<15>2010 cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Ripley County Central Batesville Historic District, Roughly bounded by Catherine, Vine & Boehringer Sts. & Eastern Ave., Batesville, 11000659 MICHIGAN Huron County Port Austin Reef Light, (Light Stations of the United States MPS) Port Austin Reef, 2.5 mi. N. of Port Austin (Port aux Barques Township), Port Austin, 11000666 Oakland County Taliaferro, Thomas W. and Margaret, House, 1115 Eton Cross, Bloomfield Hills, 11000668 St. Clair County Marine City Water Works, 229 S. Main St., Marine City, 11000667 MISSOURI Jackson County Southeast Third Street and Southeast Corder Avenue Ranch House Historic District, (Lee’s Summit, Missouri MPS) Roughly the S. side of SE. 3rd. E. of Independence Ave., along SE. 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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 169 (Wednesday, August 31, 2011)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2011-22303]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs


Revision of Agency Information Collection for the Indian Child 
Welfare Assistance Report; Request for Comments

AGENCIES: 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 
Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is submitting to the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) a request for revision of the collection of 
information for the Indian Child Welfare Assistance Report, 25 CFR part 
23. The revision affects the form that tribal Indian Child Welfare Act 
(ICWA) coordinators provide to BIA on a quarterly basis. The 
information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 
1076-0131, which expires August 31, 2011.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
September 30, 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 Dr. Linda Ketcher, Office of Indian Services, Bureau of 
Indian Affairs, 1849 C Street, NW., MS-3070, Washington, DC 20240.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Linda Ketcher (202) 513-7610. 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

    The BIA is seeking revision of the information collection conducted 
under the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) and implementing regulations, 
at 25 CFR part 23. BIA collects the information using a consolidated 
caseload form, which tribal ICWA program directors fill out. BIA uses 
the information to determine the extent of service needs in local 
Indian communities, assess ICWA program effectiveness, and provide data 
for the annual program budget justification. The aggregated report is 
not considered confidential. BIA is seeking to revise the form to 
include instructions and more explicit reporting indicators. There is 
no change to the estimated number of responses or burden hours.

II. Request for Comments

    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 proper 
administration of the ICWA program, 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, and an 
individual need not respond to, a collection of information unless it 
has a valid OMB Control Number. This information collection expires 
August 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.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 1076-0131.
    Title: Indian Child Welfare Assistance Report, 25 CFR part 23.
    Brief Description of Collection: Submission of this information by 
Indian tribes allows BIA to consolidate and review selected data on 
Indian child welfare cases. The data are useful on a local level, to 
the tribes and tribal entities that collect it, for case management 
purposes. The data are useful on a nationwide basis for planning and 
budget purposes. Response is required to obtain a benefit.

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    Type of Review: Extension with revision of a currently approved 
collection.
    Respondents: Indian tribes or tribal entities that are operating 
programs for Indian tribes.
    Number of Respondents: 536 per year, on average.
    Total Number of Responses: 2,144 per year, on average.
    Frequency of Response: Four times per year.
    Estimated Time per Response: One-half hour.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 1,072 hours, on average.

    Dated: August 17, 2011.
Alvin Foster,
Acting Chief Information Officer--Indian Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2011-22303 Filed 8-30-11; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4310-4J-P