Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Tribal Self-Governance Program, 43353 [2012-17951]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 142 / Tuesday, July 24, 2012 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Tribal Self-Governance Program AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. Notice of request for comments. ACTION: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs is seeking comments on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the collection of information for Tribal Self-Governance Program authorized by OMB Control Number 1076–0143. This information collection expires November 30, 2012. DATES: Submit comments on or before September 24, 2012. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the information collection to Sharee M. Freeman, Director, Office of SelfGovernance, 1951 Constitution Avenue NW., Mail Stop 355–G SIB, Washington, DC 20240; telephone: (202) 219–0240, email: Sharee.Freeman@BIA.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sharee Freeman, (202) 219–0240. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES I. Abstract The Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs is seeking comments on the information collection entitled ‘‘Tribal Self-Governance Program, 25 CFR 1000,’’ as we prepare to renew these collections that are required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collected will be used to establish requirements for entry into the pool of qualified applicants for SelfGovernance and to meet reporting requirements of the Tribal SelfGovernance Act. II. Request for Comments The BIA 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. Please note that an agency may not conduct or sponsor, and an individual VerDate Mar<15>2010 21:06 Jul 23, 2012 Jkt 226001 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, email address or other personally identifiable 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 cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. III. Data OMB Control Number: 1076–0143. Title: Tribal Self-Governance program, 25 CFR 1000. Brief Description of Collection: The Self-Governance program is authorized by the Tribal Self-Governance Act of 1994, Public Law 103–413 (the Act), as amended. Indian tribes interested in entering into Self-Governance must submit certain information as required by the Act. In addition, those tribes and tribal consortia that have entered into Self-Governance funding agreements will be requested to submit certain information as described in 25 CFR part 1000. This information will be used to justify a budget request submission on their behalf and to comport with section 405 of the Act that calls for the Secretary to submit an annual report to the Congress. Responses are required to obtain or retain a benefit or are voluntary, depending upon the part of the program being addressed. Type of Review: Extension without change of currently approved collection. Respondents: Federally recognized Indian tribes and tribal consortia participating or wishing to enter into Tribal Self-Governance. Number of Respondents: 289. Number of Responses: 204. Estimated Time per Response: Completion times vary from 15 minutes to 400 hours, with an average of approximately 55 hours. Frequency of Response: On occasion or annually. Estimated Total Annual Hour Burden: 11,203 hours. Estimated Total Annual Cost: $10,500. Dated: July 13, 2012. Alvin Foster, Assistant Director for Information Resources. [FR Doc. 2012–17951 Filed 7–23–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–W8–P PO 00000 Frm 00126 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 43353 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLIDT000000.L11200000.DD0000.241A.00] Notice of Public Meetings, Twin Falls District Resource Advisory Council, Idaho Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA), the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Twin Falls District Resource Advisory Council (RAC) and subcommittee for the proposed Monument and Cassia Land Use Plan amendments will meet as indicated below. DATES: On August 16, 2012, the Twin Falls District RAC subcommittee members for the proposed Monument and Cassia Land Use Plan amendments will meet at the Rock Creek Fire Station, 1559 Main Street North, Kimberly, Idaho. The meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m. and end no later than 9:00 p.m. The public comment period for the RAC subcommittee meeting will take place 6:10 p.m. to 6:40 p.m. On September 20, the Twin Falls District Resource Advisory Council will meet in Twin Falls at the Sawtooth Best Western Inn, 2653 South Lincoln Ave., Jerome, Idaho. The meeting will begin at 9:00 a.m., and end no later than 4:30 p.m. The public comment period will take place from 9:10 a.m. to 9:40 a.m. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Heather Tiel-Nelson, Twin Falls District, Idaho, 2536 Kimberly Road, Twin Falls, Idaho, 83301, (208) 736– 2352. SUMMARY: The 15member RAC advises the Secretary of the Interior, through the Bureau of Land Management, on a variety of planning and management issues associated with public land management in Idaho. During the August 16th meeting, RAC subcommittee members will discuss rock climbing, camping, staging, trailbuilding and other recreational issues at Cedar Fields and Castle Rocks. During the September 20th meeting, RAC subcommittee members will report to the full RAC with their recommendations regarding a proposed alternative addressing those issues at Cedar Fields. RAC members will also hear a 2012 fire season update as well as field manager reports. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\24JYN1.SGM 24JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs


Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Tribal Self-
Governance Program

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs is seeking comments on the renewal 
of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the collection of 
information for Tribal Self-Governance Program authorized by OMB 
Control Number 1076-0143. This information collection expires November 
30, 2012.

DATES: Submit comments on or before September 24, 2012.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the information collection to 
Sharee M. Freeman, Director, Office of Self-Governance, 1951 
Constitution Avenue NW., Mail Stop 355-G SIB, Washington, DC 20240; 
telephone: (202) 219-0240, email: Sharee.Freeman@BIA.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sharee Freeman, (202) 219-0240.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    The Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs is seeking comments on the 
information collection entitled ``Tribal Self-Governance Program, 25 
CFR 1000,'' as we prepare to renew these collections that are required 
by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collected will 
be used to establish requirements for entry into the pool of qualified 
applicants for Self-Governance and to meet reporting requirements of 
the Tribal Self-Governance Act.

II. Request for Comments

    The BIA 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.
    Please note that an agency may not conduct or sponsor, 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, email address or other personally 
identifiable 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 cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 1076-0143.
    Title: Tribal Self-Governance program, 25 CFR 1000.
    Brief Description of Collection: The Self-Governance program is 
authorized by the Tribal Self-Governance Act of 1994, Public Law 103-
413 (the Act), as amended. Indian tribes interested in entering into 
Self-Governance must submit certain information as required by the Act. 
In addition, those tribes and tribal consortia that have entered into 
Self-Governance funding agreements will be requested to submit certain 
information as described in 25 CFR part 1000. This information will be 
used to justify a budget request submission on their behalf and to 
comport with section 405 of the Act that calls for the Secretary to 
submit an annual report to the Congress. Responses are required to 
obtain or retain a benefit or are voluntary, depending upon the part of 
the program being addressed.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of currently approved 
collection.
    Respondents: Federally recognized Indian tribes and tribal 
consortia participating or wishing to enter into Tribal Self-
Governance.
    Number of Respondents: 289.
    Number of Responses: 204.
    Estimated Time per Response: Completion times vary from 15 minutes 
to 400 hours, with an average of approximately 55 hours.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion or annually.
    Estimated Total Annual Hour Burden: 11,203 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost: $10,500.

    Dated: July 13, 2012.
Alvin Foster,
Assistant Director for Information Resources.
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