Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Tribal Self-Governance Program, 71016 [2012-28805]

Download as PDF 71016 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 229 / Wednesday, November 28, 2012 / Notices ‘‘non-hour cost’’ burdens associated with this collection of information. Public Disclosure Statement: The PRA (44 U.S.C. 3501, et seq.) provides that an agency may not conduct or sponsor, and you are not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Comments: We are soliciting comments as to: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the agency to perform its duties, including whether the information is useful; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (c) how to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) how to minimize the burden on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Please note that the comments submitted in response to this notice are a matter of public record. Before including your address, phone number, email 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 OMB in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that it will be done. Dated: November 20, 2012. Bruce Peterjohn, Chief, Bird Banding Lab, USGS. [FR Doc. 2012–28812 Filed 11–27–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4311–AM–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Tribal Self-Governance Program Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of submission to OMB. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs is submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for renewal for the collection of information for Tribal Self-Governance Program. The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076–0143, which expires November 30, 2012. erowe on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 13:52 Nov 27, 2012 Jkt 229001 Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before December 28, 2012. 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 email to: OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov. Please send a copy of your comments to Ken Reinfeld, Office of Self-Governance, 1951 Constitution Avenue NW., Mail Stop 355–G SIB, Washington, DC 20240; email: Ken.Reinfeld@bia.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ken Reinfeld, Senior Policy Analyst, (202) 208–5734. You may review the information collection request online at http://www.reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to review Department of the Interior collections under review by OMB. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATE: 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 this collection as 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 PO 00000 Frm 00026 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 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 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: 85. Number of Responses: 94. 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: 4,662 hours. Estimated Total Annual Cost Burden: $10,500 is the estimated total annual cost burden for tribes and tribal consortia first entering the SelfGovernance program; this includes capital and start-up costs to obtain equipment and materials necessary to assume the program and activities for which they are entering the SelfGovernance program. Dated: November 21, 2012. John T. Ashley, Acting Assistant Director for Information Resources. [FR Doc. 2012–28805 Filed 11–27–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–W8–P E:\FR\FM\28NON1.SGM 28NON1

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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 submission to OMB.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs is submitting to the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) a request for renewal for the collection of 
information for Tribal Self-Governance Program. The information 
collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0143, 
which expires November 30, 2012.

DATE: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
December 28, 2012.

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 email to: OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov. Please send a copy of your 
comments to Ken Reinfeld, Office of Self-Governance, 1951 Constitution 
Avenue NW., Mail Stop 355-G SIB, Washington, DC 20240; email: 
Ken.Reinfeld@bia.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ken Reinfeld, Senior Policy Analyst, 
(202) 208-5734. You may review the information collection request 
online at http://www.reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to review 
Department of the Interior collections under review by OMB.

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 this collection as 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 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: 85.
    Number of Responses: 94.
    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: 4,662 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost Burden: $10,500 is the estimated total 
annual cost burden for tribes and tribal consortia first entering the 
Self-Governance program; this includes capital and start-up costs to 
obtain equipment and materials necessary to assume the program and 
activities for which they are entering the Self-Governance program.

    Dated: November 21, 2012.
John T. Ashley,
Acting Assistant Director for Information Resources.
[FR Doc. 2012-28805 Filed 11-27-12; 8:45 am]
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