Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Appointed Counsel in Involuntary Indian Child Custody Proceedings in State Courts, 4164 [2013-00976]

Download as PDF 4164 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 13 / Friday, January 18, 2013 / Notices the management program of the Republic of South Africa, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species. Applicant: David Gainer, Victoria, TX; PRT–93273A Applicant: Charles Collins, North Palm Beach, FL; PRT–93485A Applicant: Ray Holder, Madison, MS; PRT–93576A Applicant: Joseph Herold, Bronte, TX; PRT–93939A Brenda Tapia, Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority. [FR Doc. 2013–01039 Filed 1–17–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Appointed Counsel in Involuntary Indian Child Custody Proceedings in State Courts Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of request for comments. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is seeking comments on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the collection of information for Appointed Counsel in Involuntary Indian Child Custody Proceedings in State Courts authorized by OMB Control Number 1076–0111. This information collection expires May 31, 2013. DATES: Submit comments on or before March 19, 2013. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the information collection to Linda Ketcher, 1849 C Street NW., Mail Stop 4513, Washington, DC 20240; facsimile: (202) 208–5113; email: Linda.Ketcher@bia.gov. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Linda Ketcher, (202) 513–7610. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with I. Abstract The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is seeking comments on the information collection conducted under 25 CFR 23.13, implementing the Indian Child Welfare Act (25 U.S.C. 1901 et seq.). 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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: 1076–0111. Title: Payment for Appointed Counsel in Involuntary Indian Child Custody Proceedings in State Courts, 25 CFR 23.13. Brief Description of Collection: This information is required in order for States to receive payment for counsel appointed to indigent Indian parents or custodians in involuntary child custody proceedings under 25 CFR 23.13. The information is collected to determine applicant eligibility for services. Type of Review: Extension without change of currently approved collection. 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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The BIA is canceling work on the EIS because the Department of the Interior has denied the application to take the land into trust pursuant to a negative Indian lands determination and there is no longer an application pending with the BIA. The Notice of Intent to prepare the draft EIS, which included a description of the proposed action, was published in the Federal Register on March 11, 2005 (70 FR 12229–12230). A public scoping meeting was held on March 31, 2005, and public hearings were held on August 12, 2009, and September 17, 2009; the meeting and hearings were held in Richmond, California. The Notice of Availability of the Draft EIS was published in the Federal Register on July 10, 2009 (74 FR 33236). A Final EIS for this project was not filed with Environmental Protection Agency. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\18JAN1.SGM 18JAN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs


Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Appointed Counsel in 
Involuntary Indian Child Custody Proceedings in State Courts

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 
Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is seeking comments on the renewal of 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the collection of 
information for Appointed Counsel in Involuntary Indian Child Custody 
Proceedings in State Courts authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0111. 
This information collection expires May 31, 2013.

DATES: Submit comments on or before March 19, 2013.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the information collection to 
Linda Ketcher, 1849 C Street NW., Mail Stop 4513, Washington, DC 20240; 
facsimile: (202) 208-5113; email: Linda.Ketcher@bia.gov.

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

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is seeking comments on the 
information collection conducted under 25 CFR 23.13, implementing the 
Indian Child Welfare Act (25 U.S.C. 1901 et seq.). The information 
collection allows BIA to receive written requests by State courts that 
appoint counsel for an indigent Indian parent or Indian custodian in an 
involuntary Indian child custody proceeding when appointment of counsel 
is not authorized by State law. The applicable BIA Regional Director 
uses this information to decide whether to certify that the client in 
the notice is eligible to have his counsel compensated by the BIA in 
accordance with the Indian Child Welfare 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: 1076-0111.
    Title: Payment for Appointed Counsel in Involuntary Indian Child 
Custody Proceedings in State Courts, 25 CFR 23.13.
    Brief Description of Collection: This information is required in 
order for States to receive payment for counsel appointed to indigent 
Indian parents or custodians in involuntary child custody proceedings 
under 25 CFR 23.13. The information is collected to determine applicant 
eligibility for services.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of currently approved 
collection.
    Respondents: State courts eligible for payment of attorney fees 
pursuant to 25 CFR 23.13.
    Number of Respondents: 4 per year.
    Estimated Time per Response: 2 hours for reporting and 1 hour for 
recordkeeping.
    Frequency of Response: Once, on occasion.
    Estimated Total Annual Hour Burden: 12 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost: $0.

    Dated: January 14, 2013.
John Ashley,
Acting Assistant Director for Information Resources.
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