Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comments Requested; Extension of Currently Approved Collection: Bureau of Justice Assistance Application Form; Public Safety Officers' Educational Assistance, 15047 [2013-05430]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 46 / Friday, March 8, 2013 / Notices Primary: Members of the public and private-sector with a nexus to critical infrastructure protection interested in being a member of the FBI’s National InfraGard Program. Brief Abstract: Personal information is collected by the FBI for vetting and background information to obtain membership to the Program and access to its secure portal. InfraGard is a twoway information sharing exchange between the FBI and members of the public and private sector focused on intrusion and vulnerabilities affecting 18 critical infrastructures. Members are provided access to law enforcement sensitive analytical products pertaining to their area of expertise. 5. An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: InfraGard has 55,677 members and receives approximately 7,200 new applications for membership per year. The average response time for reading and responding to the membership application and profile is estimated to be 30 minutes. 6. An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The total hour burden for completing the application and profile is 3,600 hours. If additional information is required, contact: Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Two Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE., Room 3W–1407B, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: March 5, 2013. Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2013–05429 Filed 3–7–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–02–P Overview of This Information Collection DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES [OMB Number 1121–0220] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comments Requested; Extension of Currently Approved Collection: Bureau of Justice Assistance Application Form; Public Safety Officers’ Educational Assistance ACTION: 60-Day Notice. The Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance, will be submitting the following information collection request for review and clearance in accordance VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:44 Mar 07, 2013 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 May 7, 2013. If you have additional comments, suggestions, or need a copy of the proposed information collection instrument with instructions or additional information, please contact C. Casto at 1–202–353–7193, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, 810 7th Street NW., Washington, DC 20531 or by email at Chris.Casto@usdoj.gov. 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. Jkt 229001 Frm 00089 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Abstract: BJA’s Public Safety Officers’ Benefits (PSOB) Office will use the PSOEA application information to confirm the eligibility of applicants to receive PSOEA benefits. Eligibility is dependent on several factors, including the applicant having received or being eligible to receive a portion of the PSOB death benefit, or having a family member who received the PSOB disability benefit. Also considered are the applicant’s age and the schools being attended. In addition, information to help BJA identify an individual is collected, such as Social Security number and contact numbers and email addresses. The changes to the application form have been made in an effort to streamline the application process and eliminate requests for information that is either irrelevant or already being collected by other means. Others: None. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time needed for an average respondent to respond is as follows: It is estimated that no more than 125 new respondents will apply a year. Each application takes approximately 20 minutes to complete. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection is 42 hours. Total Annual Reporting Burden: 125 × 20 minutes per application = 1560 minutes/by 60 minutes per hour = 42 hours. If additional information is required, please contact: Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Two Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE., Room 3W–1407B, Washington DC, 20530. Dated: March 5, 2013. Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2013–05430 Filed 3–7–13; 8:45 am] (1) Type of information collection: Extension of currently approved collection. (2) The title of the form/collection: Public Safety Officers’ Educational Assistance (3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: None. Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, United States Department of Justice. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Dependent spouses and/or children of public safety officers who were killed or permanently and totally disabled in the line of duty. PO 00000 15047 BILLING CODE 4410–18–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs [OMB Number 1121–0309] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comments Requested: International Terrorism Victim Expense Reimbursement Program Application ACTION: 60-Day Notice. The Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office for Victims of Crime will be submitting the following information collection request to the E:\FR\FM\08MRN1.SGM 08MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 46 (Friday, March 8, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Page 15047]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-05430]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Office of Justice Programs

[OMB Number 1121-0220]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; 
Comments Requested; Extension of Currently Approved Collection: Bureau 
of Justice Assistance Application Form; Public Safety Officers' 
Educational Assistance

ACTION: 60-Day Notice.

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    The Department of Justice, 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 
May 7, 2013. If you have additional comments, suggestions, or need a 
copy of the proposed information collection instrument with 
instructions or additional information, please contact C. Casto at 1-
202-353-7193, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, 
U.S. Department of Justice, 810 7th Street NW., Washington, DC 20531 or 
by email at Chris.Casto@usdoj.gov.
    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: Extension of currently approved 
collection.
    (2) The title of the form/collection: Public Safety Officers' 
Educational Assistance
    (3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of 
the Department sponsoring the collection: None. Bureau of Justice 
Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, United States Department of 
Justice.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract:
    Primary: Dependent spouses and/or children of public safety 
officers who were killed or permanently and totally disabled in the 
line of duty.
    Abstract: BJA's Public Safety Officers' Benefits (PSOB) Office will 
use the PSOEA application information to confirm the eligibility of 
applicants to receive PSOEA benefits. Eligibility is dependent on 
several factors, including the applicant having received or being 
eligible to receive a portion of the PSOB death benefit, or having a 
family member who received the PSOB disability benefit. Also considered 
are the applicant's age and the schools being attended. In addition, 
information to help BJA identify an individual is collected, such as 
Social Security number and contact numbers and email addresses. The 
changes to the application form have been made in an effort to 
streamline the application process and eliminate requests for 
information that is either irrelevant or already being collected by 
other means.
    Others: None.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time needed for an average respondent to respond is as follows: It 
is estimated that no more than 125 new respondents will apply a year. 
Each application takes approximately 20 minutes to complete.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection is 42 hours. Total Annual Reporting Burden: 125 x 
20 minutes per application = 1560 minutes/by 60 minutes per hour = 42 
hours.
    If additional information is required, please contact: Jerri 
Murray, Department Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Justice, 
Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Two 
Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE., Room 3W-1407B, Washington DC, 
20530.

    Dated: March 5, 2013.
Jerri Murray,
Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice.
[FR Doc. 2013-05430 Filed 3-7-13; 8:45 am]
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