Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Acquisition of Trust Land, 19004-19005 [2013-07217]

Download as PDF 19004 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 60 / Thursday, March 28, 2013 / Notices of availability. Instead, we are only including the complete list of references at the end of the draft revised SARs, which is available to the public through the Government’s regulations portal and our own Web pages (see ADDRESSES section above). Dated: March 22, 2013. David J. Newman, U.S. Geological Survey Federal Register Liaison. [FR Doc. 2013–07133 Filed 3–27–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4311–AM–P Authority DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR The authority for this action is the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et al.). Bureau of Indian Affairs Dated: March 14, 2013. Stephen Guertin, Deputy Director, Fish and Wildlife Service. Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of request for comments. 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The Committee will assess this information and provide guidance on the future undertakings and direction of the Earthquake Hazards Program. Focus topics for this meeting include induced seismicity, earthquake early warning and international activities. Meetings of the Scientific Earthquake Studies Advisory Committee are open to the public. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: April 4–5, 2013, commencing at 8:30 a.m. on the first day and adjourning at Noon on April 5, 2013. Contact: Dr. William Leith, U.S. Geological Survey, MS 905, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, Virginia 20192, (703) 648–6786, wleith@usgs.gov. DATES: VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:20 Mar 27, 2013 Jkt 229001 Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Acquisition of Trust Land SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Affairs is seeking comments on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the collection of information for Acquisition of Trust Land authorized by OMB Control Number 1076–0100. This information collection expires July 31, 2013. DATES: Submit comments on or before May 28, 2013. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the information collection to Matthew Kirkland, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Division of Real Estate Services, MS–4639–MIB, 1849 C Street NW., Washington, DC 20240; facsimile: (202) 219–1065; email: Matthew.Kirkland@bia.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Matthew Kirkland, (202) 208–3615. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is seeking renewal of the approval for the information collection conducted under 25 CFR 151, Land Acquisitions, for the United States to take land into trust for individual Indians and Indian tribes. This information collection allows BIA to review applications for compliance with regulatory and statutory requirements. No specific form is used. No third party notification or public disclosure burden is associated with this collection. II. Request for Comments The Bureau of Indian Affairs 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) PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 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 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: 1076–0100. Title: Acquisition of Trust Land, 25 CFR 151. Brief Description of Collection: Submission of this information allows Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) to review applications for the acquisition of land into trust status by the United States on behalf of individual Indians and Indian tribes, pursuant to 25 CFR 151. The information also allows the Secretary to comply with the National Environmental Policy Act and to determine if title to the subject property is marketable and unencumbered. No specific form is used, but respondents supply information and data in accordance with 25 CFR 151, so that BIA may make an evaluation and determination on the application. Response is required to obtain a benefit. Type of Review: Extension without change of currently approved collection. Respondents: Individual Indians and Indian tribes seeking acquisition of land into trust status. Number of Respondents: 1,000. Number of Responses: 1,000. Frequency of Response: Once per each tract of land to be acquired. Estimated Time per Response: Ranges from 60 to 110 hours. Estimated Total Annual Hour Burden: 67,800 hours. E:\FR\FM\28MRN1.SGM 28MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 60 / Thursday, March 28, 2013 / Notices Dated: March 20, 2013. Christine Cho, Acting Assistant Director for Information Resources. [FR Doc. 2013–07217 Filed 3–27–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–4J–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Tribal Energy Resource Agreements Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of request for comments. AGENCY: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs is seeking comments on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the collection of information titled ‘‘Tribal Energy Resource Agreements’’ (TERAs) under the Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development Office (IEED) authorized by OMB Control Number 1076–0167. This information collection expires June 30, 2013. DATES: Submit comments on or before May 28, 2013. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the information collection to David Johnson, Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development, 1951 Constitution Avenue NW., Room 20– SIB, Washington, DC 20240; email DavidB.Johnson@bia.gov; or facsimile: (202) 208–4564. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David Johnson, (202) 208–3026. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract The Energy Policy Act of 2005, 25 U.S.C. 3503 authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to approve individual Tribal Energy Resource Agreements (TERAs). The intent of these agreements is to promote tribal oversight and management of energy and mineral resource development on tribal lands and further the goal of Indian selfdetermination. A TERA offers a tribe an alternative for developing energy-related business agreements and awarding leases and granting rights-of-way for energy facilities without having to obtain further approval from the Secretary. This information collection conducted under TERA regulations at 25 CFR 224 will allow IEED to determine the capacity of tribes to manage the development of energy VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:20 Mar 27, 2013 Jkt 229001 resources on tribal lands. Information collection: • Enables IEED to engage in a consultation process with tribes that is designed to foster optimal pre-planning of development proposals and speed up the review and approval process for TERA agreements; • Provides wide public notice and opportunity for review of TERA agreements by the public, industry, and government agencies; • Ensures that the public has an avenue for review of the performance of tribes in implementing a TERA; • Creates a process for preventing damage to sensitive resources as well as ensuring that the public has fully communicated with the tribe in the petition process; • Ensures that a tribe is fully aware of any attempt by the Department of the Interior to resume management authority over energy resources on tribal lands; and • Ensures that the tribal government fully endorses any relinquishment of a TERA. II. Request for Comments The Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs 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 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 us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 19005 III. Data OMB Control Number: 1076–0167. Title: Tribal Energy Resource Agreements, 25 CFR 224. Brief Description of Collection: Submission of this information is required for Indian tribes to apply for, implement, reassume, or rescind a TERA that has been entered into in accordance with the Energy Policy Act of 2005 and 25 CFR 224. This collection also requires the tribe to notify the public of certain actions. A response is required to obtain a benefit. Type of Review: Extension without change of currently approved collection. Respondents: Federally recognized Indian tribes. Number of Respondents: 14. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Time per Response: Ranges from 32 hours to 1,080 hours. Estimated Total Annual Hour Burden: 10,752 hours. Estimated Total Non-hour Cost Burden: $48,200. Dated: March 20, 2013. Christine Cho, Acting Assistant Director for Information Resources. [FR Doc. 2013–07212 Filed 3–27–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–4M–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Notice of Service Area Designation Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice is published to exercise the authority delegated by the Secretary of the Interior to the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs to provide notice, under the regulations, of the service area designation for the Pit River Tribe that is recognized and eligible to receive services from the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA). DATES: This service area designation is effective as of March 28, 2013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sue Settles, Office of Indian Services, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Telephone (202) 208–5113, email address: Sue.Settles@bia.gov. In accordance with 25 CFR part 20, Financial Assistance and Social Services Programs, the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs designates the following locale as a service area appropriate for the extension of BIA financial assistance and/or social SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\28MRN1.SGM 28MRN1

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[FR Doc No: 2013-07217]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs


Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Acquisition of Trust 
Land

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 is seeking comments on the renewal of Office 
of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the collection of 
information for Acquisition of Trust Land authorized by OMB Control 
Number 1076-0100. This information collection expires July 31, 2013.

DATES: Submit comments on or before May 28, 2013.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the information collection to 
Matthew Kirkland, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Division of Real Estate 
Services, MS-4639-MIB, 1849 C Street NW., Washington, DC 20240; 
facsimile: (202) 219-1065; email: Matthew.Kirkland@bia.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Matthew Kirkland, (202) 208-3615.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is seeking renewal of the 
approval for the information collection conducted under 25 CFR 151, 
Land Acquisitions, for the United States to take land into trust for 
individual Indians and Indian tribes. This information collection 
allows BIA to review applications for compliance with regulatory and 
statutory requirements. No specific form is used. No third party 
notification or public disclosure burden is associated with this 
collection.

II. Request for Comments

    The Bureau of Indian Affairs 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 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 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: 1076-0100.
    Title: Acquisition of Trust Land, 25 CFR 151.
    Brief Description of Collection: Submission of this information 
allows Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) to review applications for the 
acquisition of land into trust status by the United States on behalf of 
individual Indians and Indian tribes, pursuant to 25 CFR 151. The 
information also allows the Secretary to comply with the National 
Environmental Policy Act and to determine if title to the subject 
property is marketable and unencumbered. No specific form is used, but 
respondents supply information and data in accordance with 25 CFR 151, 
so that BIA may make an evaluation and determination on the 
application. Response is required to obtain a benefit.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of currently approved 
collection.
    Respondents: Individual Indians and Indian tribes seeking 
acquisition of land into trust status.
    Number of Respondents: 1,000.
    Number of Responses: 1,000.
    Frequency of Response: Once per each tract of land to be acquired.
    Estimated Time per Response: Ranges from 60 to 110 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Hour Burden: 67,800 hours.


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    Dated: March 20, 2013.
Christine Cho,
Acting Assistant Director for Information Resources.
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