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Download as PDF 2692 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 9 / Monday, January 14, 2013 / Notices collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [OMB Number 1103–NEW] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed New Collection; Comments Requested: COPS Comparative Assessment of Cost Reduction by Agencies Survey mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with ACTION: 30-Day notice. The Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) 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 77, Number 221, page 68149 on November 15, 2012, 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 13, 2013. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. If you have comments, especially on the estimated public burden or associated response time, suggestions, or need a copy of the proposed information collection instrument with instructions or additional information, please contact Danielle Ouellette, Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, 145 N Street NE., Washington, DC 20530. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information are encouraged. 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 agency’s 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:53 Jan 11, 2013 Jkt 229001 Overview of This Information Collection (1) Type of Information Collection: Proposed new collection; comments requested. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: COPS Comparative Assessment of Cost Reduction by Agencies Survey. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: None. U.S. Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Law enforcement agencies and other public and private entities that apply for COPS Office grants or cooperative agreements will be asked complete the COPS Comparative Assessment of Cost Reduction Survey. The survey will be used to review the approaches currently adopted by police agencies that reduce organizational and operational costs and will provide information about how these strategies have been implemented and evaluated. The survey allows for the identification of agencies that have undertaken extensive changes in programs to maintain their service delivery levels or to increase service efficiency and effectiveness while facing budget restraints. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond/reply: It is estimated that 268 respondents annually will complete the form within .42 hours (25 minutes). (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: There are an estimated 113 total annual burden hours associated with this collection. If additional information is required contact: Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Two Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE., Room 3W– 1407B, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: January 8, 2013. Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2013–00489 Filed 1–11–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–AT–P PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [OMB Number 1121–0270] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comments Requested: Bureau of Justice Assistance Application Form: Southwest Border Prosecution Initiative ACTION: 60-Day notice. The Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance, will be submitting the following information collection request for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This proposed information collection is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for ‘‘sixty days’’ until March 15, 2013. If you have additional comments, suggestions, or need a copy of the proposed information collection instrument with instructions or additional information, please contact M. Pressley at 202–353–8643 or 1–866– 859–2687, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, 810 7th Street NW., Washington, DC 20531. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information should address one or more of the following four points: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the function of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) 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 (1) Type of information collection: (2) The title of the form/collection: Southwest Border Prosecution Initiative. (3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the E:\FR\FM\14JAN1.SGM 14JAN1

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

[OMB Number 1103-NEW]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed New 
Collection; Comments Requested: COPS Comparative Assessment of Cost 
Reduction by Agencies Survey

ACTION: 30-Day notice.

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    The Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of Community Oriented 
Policing Services (COPS) 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 77, Number 221, page 68149 on November 15, 2012, 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 13, 2013. This process is conducted 
in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10.
    If you have comments, especially on the estimated public burden or 
associated response time, suggestions, or need a copy of the proposed 
information collection instrument with instructions or additional 
information, please contact Danielle Ouellette, Department of Justice 
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, 145 N Street NE., 
Washington, DC 20530.
    Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected 
agencies concerning the proposed collection of information are 
encouraged. 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 agency's 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: Proposed new collection; 
comments requested.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: COPS Comparative Assessment of 
Cost Reduction by Agencies Survey.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department sponsoring the collection: None. U.S. Department of Justice 
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Law enforcement agencies and other public and 
private entities that apply for COPS Office grants or cooperative 
agreements will be asked complete the COPS Comparative Assessment of 
Cost Reduction Survey. The survey will be used to review the approaches 
currently adopted by police agencies that reduce organizational and 
operational costs and will provide information about how these 
strategies have been implemented and evaluated. The survey allows for 
the identification of agencies that have undertaken extensive changes 
in programs to maintain their service delivery levels or to increase 
service efficiency and effectiveness while facing budget restraints.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond/reply: It is 
estimated that 268 respondents annually will complete the form within 
.42 hours (25 minutes).
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: There are an estimated 113 total annual burden 
hours associated with this collection.
    If additional information is required contact: Jerri Murray, 
Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, 
Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Two 
Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE., Room 3W-1407B, Washington, DC 
20530.

    Dated: January 8, 2013.
Jerri Murray,
Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice.
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