Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comments Requested: Tribal Requests for Accelerated Exercise of Jurisdiction Under Section 204(a) of the Indian Civil Rights Act of 1968, as Amended, 66070-66071 [2013-26239]

Download as PDF 66070 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 213 / Monday, November 4, 2013 / Notices Dated: October 25, 2013. Deanna Meyer-Pietruszka, Chief, Office of Policy, Regulations, and Analysis. [FR Doc. 2013–26334 Filed 11–1–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–MR–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [OMB Number 1110–0011] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection, Comments Requested, Revision of a Currently Approved Collection: Violent Criminal Apprehension Program TKELLEY on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES ACTION: 60-day notice. The Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Critical Incident Response Group will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with established review procedures of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The proposed information collection is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until January 3, 2014. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. All comments, suggestions, or questions regarding additional information, to include obtaining a copy of the proposed information collection VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:07 Nov 01, 2013 Jkt 232001 instrument with instructions, should be directed to Lesa Marcolini, Program Manager, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Critical Incident Response Group, ViCAP, FBI Academy, Quantico, Virginia 22135; facsimile (703) 632– 4239. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information are encouraged. Comments 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 functions 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 of other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Missing persons where the circumstances indicate a strong possibility of foul play and the victim is still missing. Unidentified human remains where the manner of death is known or suspected to be homicide. Comprehensive case information submitted to ViCAP is maintained in the ViCAP Web National Crime Database and is automatically compared to all other cases in the database to identify similarities. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: Of the approximately 18,000 government entities that are eligible to submit cases, it is estimated that thirty to fifty percent will actually submit cases to ViCAP. The time burden of the respondents is less than 60 minutes per form. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with this collection: There are approximately 5000 hours, annual burden, associated with this information collection. If additional information is required contact: Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer, Policy and Planning Staff, Justice Management Division, United States Department of Justice, Two Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE., Room 1407B, Washington, DC 20530. Overview of This Information Collection and record storage facilities. You should not include estimates for equipment or services purchased: (a) Before October 1, 1995; (b) to comply with requirements not associated with the information collection; (c) for reasons other than to provide information or keep records for the Government; or (d) as part of customary and usual business or private practices. We will summarize written responses to this notice and address them in our submission for OMB approval. As a result of your comments, we will make any necessary adjustments to the burden in our submission to OMB. Public Availability of Comments: 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. Dated: October 30, 2013. Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. (1) Type of information collection: Revision of a currently approved collection. (2) The title of the form/collection: ViCAP Case Submission Form, FD–676. (3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the department sponsoring the collection: Form 676; Critical Incident Response Group, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Justice. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: State and local government law enforcement agencies charged with the responsibility of investigating violent crimes. Established by the Department of Justice in 1985, ViCAP serves as the national repository for violent crimes; specifically: Homicides and attempted homicides that involve an abduction, are apparently random, motiveless, or sexually oriented, or are known or suspected to be part of a series. Sexual assaults committed by a stranger, or those known or suspected to be part of a series. PO 00000 Frm 00111 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [FR Doc. 2013–26331 Filed 11–1–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [OMB Number 1105–NEW] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comments Requested: Tribal Requests for Accelerated Exercise of Jurisdiction Under Section 204(a) of the Indian Civil Rights Act of 1968, as Amended ACTION: Emergency 60-Day Notice. The Department of Justice, Office of Tribal Justice, 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. OMB approval is requested by November 7, 2013. The proposed information collection is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments E:\FR\FM\04NON1.SGM 04NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 213 / Monday, November 4, 2013 / Notices TKELLEY on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES are encouraged and will be accepted for ‘‘sixty days’’ until January 3, 2014. 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 additional information, please contact Mr. Tracy Toulou, Director, Office of Tribal Justice, Department of Justice, 950 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Room 2310, Washington, DC 20530. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information are encouraged. 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: New collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Request for Accelerated Authority to Exercise Special Domestic Violence Criminal Jurisdiction. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: No form number. Component: Office of Tribal Justice. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Tribal governments. Other: None. Abstract: The Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (VAWA 2013) was signed into law on March 7, 2013. Section 904 of VAWA 2013 recognizes the inherent power of ‘‘participating tribes’’ to exercise special domestic violence criminal jurisdiction over certain defendants, regardless of their Indian or non-Indian status, who commit acts of domestic violence or VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:07 Nov 01, 2013 Jkt 232001 dating violence or violate certain protection orders in Indian country. Section 904 also specifies the rights that a participating tribe must provide to defendants in special domestic violence criminal jurisdiction cases. Section 908(b)(1) provides that tribes generally cannot exercise the special jurisdiction until March 7, 2015, but Section 908(b)(2) establishes a pilot project that authorizes the Attorney General, in the exercise of his discretion, to grant a tribe’s request to be designed as a ‘‘participating tribe’’ on an accelerated basis and to commence exercising the special jurisdiction on a date (prior to March 7, 2015) set by the Attorney General, after coordinating with the Secretary of the Interior, consulting with affected tribes, and concluding that the tribe’s criminal justice system has adequate safeguards in place to protect defendants’ rights, consistent with Section 204 of the Indian Civil Rights Act, as amended, 25 U.S.C. 1304. The Department of Justice has published a notice seeking comments on procedures for an Indian tribe to request designation as a ‘‘participating tribe’’ on an accelerated basis), and for the Attorney General to act on such requests, 78 FR 35961 (June 14, 2013). Pursuant to the notice, the Attorney General has delegated to the Associate Attorney General the authority to decide whether to grant the request of a tribe to be designated as a ‘‘participating tribe’’ prior to March 7, 2015. The purpose of the collection is to provide information from the requesting tribe sufficient for the Associate Attorney General to make that decision. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: Fewer than 40 respondents; average of 16 hours. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: There are an estimated 640 annual total burden hours associated with this collection. The Department of Justice anticipates responses from between 5 and 40 Tribes. The information collection will require Indian tribes seeking accelerated exercise of special domestic violence criminal jurisdiction to provide certain information relating to the tribe’s criminal justice system and safeguards for victims’ and defendants’ rights. If additional information is required, contact: Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer, Policy and Planning Staff, Justice Management Division, U.S. Department of Justice, Two Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE., Room 1407B, Washington, DC 20530. PO 00000 Frm 00112 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 66071 Dated: October 29, 2013. Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2013–26239 Filed 11–1–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–A5–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Mine Safety and Health Administration [OMB Control No. 1219–0019] Proposed Information Collection; Slope and Shaft Sinking Plans (Pertains to Surface Work Areas of Underground Coal Mines) Mine Safety and Health Administration, Labor. ACTION: Request for public comments. AGENCY: The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A). This program helps to assure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is soliciting comments concerning the extension of the information collection for Slope and Shaft Sinking Plans, 30 CFR 77.1900. DATES: All comments must be postmarked or received by midnight Eastern Standard Time on January 3, 2014. ADDRESSES: Comments concerning the information collection requirements of this notice may be sent by any of the methods listed below. • Federal E-Rulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the on-line instructions for submitting comments for docket number [MSHA– 2013–0031]. • Regular Mail or Hand Delivery: MSHA, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, 1100 Wilson Boulevard, Room 2350, Arlington, VA 22209–3939. Sign in at the receptionist’s desk on the 21st floor. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sheila McConnell, Deputy Director, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, MSHA, at SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\04NON1.SGM 04NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

[OMB Number 1105-NEW]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; 
Comments Requested: Tribal Requests for Accelerated Exercise of 
Jurisdiction Under Section 204(a) of the Indian Civil Rights Act of 
1968, as Amended

ACTION: Emergency 60-Day Notice.

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    The Department of Justice, Office of Tribal Justice, 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. OMB approval is requested by 
November 7, 2013. The proposed information collection is published to 
obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments

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are encouraged and will be accepted for ``sixty days'' until January 3, 
2014. 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 additional information, 
please contact Mr. Tracy Toulou, Director, Office of Tribal Justice, 
Department of Justice, 950 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Room 2310, 
Washington, DC 20530.
    Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected 
agencies concerning the proposed collection of information are 
encouraged. 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: New collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Request for Accelerated Authority 
to Exercise Special Domestic Violence Criminal Jurisdiction.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: No form number. 
Component: Office of Tribal Justice.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary: Tribal governments. Other: None.
    Abstract: The Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 
(VAWA 2013) was signed into law on March 7, 2013. Section 904 of VAWA 
2013 recognizes the inherent power of ``participating tribes'' to 
exercise special domestic violence criminal jurisdiction over certain 
defendants, regardless of their Indian or non-Indian status, who commit 
acts of domestic violence or dating violence or violate certain 
protection orders in Indian country. Section 904 also specifies the 
rights that a participating tribe must provide to defendants in special 
domestic violence criminal jurisdiction cases. Section 908(b)(1) 
provides that tribes generally cannot exercise the special jurisdiction 
until March 7, 2015, but Section 908(b)(2) establishes a pilot project 
that authorizes the Attorney General, in the exercise of his 
discretion, to grant a tribe's request to be designed as a 
``participating tribe'' on an accelerated basis and to commence 
exercising the special jurisdiction on a date (prior to March 7, 2015) 
set by the Attorney General, after coordinating with the Secretary of 
the Interior, consulting with affected tribes, and concluding that the 
tribe's criminal justice system has adequate safeguards in place to 
protect defendants' rights, consistent with Section 204 of the Indian 
Civil Rights Act, as amended, 25 U.S.C. 1304. The Department of Justice 
has published a notice seeking comments on procedures for an Indian 
tribe to request designation as a ``participating tribe'' on an 
accelerated basis), and for the Attorney General to act on such 
requests, 78 FR 35961 (June 14, 2013). Pursuant to the notice, the 
Attorney General has delegated to the Associate Attorney General the 
authority to decide whether to grant the request of a tribe to be 
designated as a ``participating tribe'' prior to March 7, 2015. The 
purpose of the collection is to provide information from the requesting 
tribe sufficient for the Associate Attorney General to make that 
decision.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: Fewer than 40 
respondents; average of 16 hours.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: There are an estimated 640 annual total burden 
hours associated with this collection.
    The Department of Justice anticipates responses from between 5 and 
40 Tribes. The information collection will require Indian tribes 
seeking accelerated exercise of special domestic violence criminal 
jurisdiction to provide certain information relating to the tribe's 
criminal justice system and safeguards for victims' and defendants' 
rights.
    If additional information is required, contact: Jerri Murray, 
Department Clearance Officer, Policy and Planning Staff, Justice 
Management Division, U.S. Department of Justice, Two Constitution 
Square, 145 N Street NE., Room 1407B, Washington, DC 20530.

    Dated: October 29, 2013.
Jerri Murray,
Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice.
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