Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension of a Currently Approved Collection; Comments Requested: Bureau of Justice Assistance Application Form: Southwest Border Prosecution Initiative, 16867 [2013-06286]

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The proposed collection information is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register, Volume 78, Number 9, page 2692, on January 14, 2013, allowing for a 60-day comment period. The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days for public comment untilApril 18, 2013. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:00 Mar 18, 2013 Jkt 229001 Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained in this notice, especially regarding the estimated public burden and associated response time, should be directed to the Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Department of Justice Desk Officer, Washington, DC 20530. Additionally, comments may be submitted to OMB via facsimile to (202) 395–7285. Comments may also be submitted to M. Berry, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, 810 7th Street NW., Washington, DC, 20531 via email at M.A.Berry@ojp.usdoj.gov or by facsimile at (202) 305–1367. Written comments and/or 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: Bureau of Justice Assistance Application Form for the Southwest Border Prosecution Initiative. (3) The agency form number, if any and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: None. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: State, Local or Tribal government. Other: None. Abstract: The Southwest Border Prosecutor Initiative was enacted in FY 2002 to reimburse state, county, parish, or municipal governments for the costs associated with the prosecution of criminal cases declined by local U.S. Attorneys. Each year, hundreds of PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 16867 criminal cases resulting from federal arrests are referred to local prosecutors to handle when the cases fall below certain monetary, quantity, or severity thresholds. This places additional burdens on local government resources that are already stretched by the demands of prosecuting violations of local and state laws. This program provides funds to eligible jurisdictions in the four Southwest Border States, using a uniform payment-per-case basis for qualifying federally initiated and declined-referred criminal cases that were disposed of after October 1, 2001. Up to 220 eligible jurisdictions may apply. This includes county governments and the four state governments in Arizona, California, New Mexico, and Texas. (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 no more than 220 respondents will apply. Each application takes approximately 60 minutes to complete and is submitted 4 times per year (quarterly). (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The total hour burden to complete the applications is 880 hours (880 applications (220 × 4 times a year) × 60 minutes per application = 52,800/ 60 minutes per hour = 880 burden hours). If additional information is required contact: Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, 145 N Street NE., Room 3W–1407B, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: March 14, 2013. Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2013–06286 Filed 3–18–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [Docket No. OTJ 105] Solicitation of Comments on Request for United States Assumption of Concurrent Federal Criminal Jurisdiction; Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Office of Tribal Justice, Department of Justice. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice solicits public comments on the Request for United States Assumption of Concurrent Federal Criminal Jurisdiction recently submitted to the Office of Tribal Justice, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\19MRN1.SGM 19MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

[OMB Number 1121-0270]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Extension of a 
Currently Approved Collection; Comments Requested: Bureau of Justice 
Assistance Application Form: Southwest Border Prosecution Initiative

ACTION: 30-Day notice.

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    The Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP) 
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 
collection information is published to obtain comments from the public 
and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was 
previously published in the Federal Register, Volume 78, Number 9, page 
2692, on January 14, 2013, allowing for a 60-day comment period.
    The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days 
for public comment untilApril 18, 2013.
    This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10.
    Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained 
in this notice, especially regarding the estimated public burden and 
associated response time, should be directed to the Office of 
Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, 
Attention: Department of Justice Desk Officer, Washington, DC 20530. 
Additionally, comments may be submitted to OMB via facsimile to (202) 
395-7285. Comments may also be submitted to M. Berry, Bureau of Justice 
Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, 810 
7th Street NW., Washington, DC, 20531 via email at 
M.A.Berry@ojp.usdoj.gov or by facsimile at (202) 305-1367.
    Written comments and/or 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: Bureau of Justice Assistance 
Application Form for the Southwest Border Prosecution Initiative.
    (3) The agency form number, if any and the applicable component of 
the Department sponsoring the collection: None.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary: State, Local or Tribal government.
    Other: None.
    Abstract: The Southwest Border Prosecutor Initiative was enacted in 
FY 2002 to reimburse state, county, parish, or municipal governments 
for the costs associated with the prosecution of criminal cases 
declined by local U.S. Attorneys. Each year, hundreds of criminal cases 
resulting from federal arrests are referred to local prosecutors to 
handle when the cases fall below certain monetary, quantity, or 
severity thresholds. This places additional burdens on local government 
resources that are already stretched by the demands of prosecuting 
violations of local and state laws. This program provides funds to 
eligible jurisdictions in the four Southwest Border States, using a 
uniform payment-per-case basis for qualifying federally initiated and 
declined-referred criminal cases that were disposed of after October 1, 
2001. Up to 220 eligible jurisdictions may apply. This includes county 
governments and the four state governments in Arizona, California, New 
Mexico, and Texas.
    (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 no more than 220 respondents will apply. Each 
application takes approximately 60 minutes to complete and is submitted 
4 times per year (quarterly).
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: The total hour burden to complete the applications 
is 880 hours (880 applications (220 x 4 times a year) x 60 minutes per 
application = 52,800/60 minutes per hour = 880 burden hours).

If additional information is required contact: Jerri Murray, Department 
Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Justice, Justice Management 
Division, Policy and Planning Staff, 145 N Street NE., Room 3W-1407B, 
Washington, DC 20530.

    Dated: March 14, 2013.
Jerri Murray,
Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice.
[FR Doc. 2013-06286 Filed 3-18-13; 8:45 am]
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