Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested Methodological Research To Support the National Crime Victimization Survey: Self-Report Data on Rape and Sexual Assault-Pilot Test, 66954-66955 [2013-26687]

Download as PDF 66954 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 216 / Thursday, November 7, 2013 / Notices 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. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for ‘‘sixty days’’ until January 6, 2014. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. Written comments concerning this information collection should be sent to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attn: DOJ Desk Officer. The best way to ensure your comments are received is to email them to oira_ submission@omb.eop.gov or fax them to 202–395–7285. All comments should reference the 8 digit OMB number for the collection or the title of the collection. If you have questions concerning the collection, please Cathy Poston, Office on Violence Against Women, at 202–514–5430. 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: (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 or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Overview of This Information Collection (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of a currently approved collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Annual Progress Report for the STOP Formula Grants Program. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Form Number: 1122–0003. U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:24 Nov 06, 2013 Jkt 232001 (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: The affected public includes the 56 STOP state administrators (from 50 states, the District of Columbia and five territories and commonwealths (Guam, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Virgin Islands, Northern Mariana Islands)) and their subgrantees. The STOP Violence Against Women Formula Grants Program was authorized through the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 (VAWA) and reauthorized and amended by the Violence Against Women Act of 2000 (VAWA 2000) and by the Violence Against Women Act of 2005 (VAWA 2005). Its purpose is to promote a coordinated, multidisciplinary approach to improving the criminal justice system’s response to violence against women. The STOP Formula Grants Program envisions a partnership among law enforcement, prosecution, courts, and victim advocacy organizations to enhance victim safety and hold offenders accountable for their crimes of violence against women. OVW administers the STOP Formula Grants Program. The grant funds must be distributed by STOP state administrators to subgrantees according to a statutory formula (as amended by VAWA 2000 and by VAWA 2005). (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 it will take the 56 respondents (STOP administrators) approximately one hour to complete an annual progress report. It is estimated that it will take approximately one hour for roughly 2500 subgrantees 1 to complete the relevant portion of the annual progress report. The Annual Progress Report for the STOP Formula Grants Program is divided into sections that pertain to the different types of activities that subgrantees may engage in and the different types of subgrantees that receive funds, i.e. law enforcement agencies, prosecutors’ offices, courts, victim services agencies, etc. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The total annual hour burden to complete the annual progress report is 2,556 hours. If additional information is required contact: Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and 1 Each year the number of STOP subgrantees changes. The number 2,500 is based on the number of reports that OVW has received in the past from STOP subgrantees. PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Planning Staff, Two Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE., Room 1407B, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: November 4, 2013. Jerrri Murray, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, United States Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2013–26745 Filed 11–6–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–FX–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs [OMB No. 1121–NEW] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested Methodological Research To Support the National Crime Victimization Survey: SelfReport Data on Rape and Sexual Assault—Pilot Test ACTION: 30-day notice. The Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics 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 information collection 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 159, page 50111 on Friday August 16, 2013 allowing for a 60 day comment period. No comments were received in response to the information provided. The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days for public comment until December 9, 2013. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the items contained in this notice, especially the estimated public burden or associated response time, should be directed to The Officer of Management and Budget, Officer of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention Department of Justice Desk Officer, Washington, DC 20503. Additionally, comments may be submitted to OMB via facsimile to (202) 395–7285. Request 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: E:\FR\FM\07NON1.SGM 07NON1 tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 216 / Thursday, November 7, 2013 / Notices (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 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 under activities related to the National Crime Victimization Survey Redesign Research (NCVS–RR) program: Methodological Research to Support the National Crime Victimization Survey: Self-Report Data on Rape and Sexual Assault—Pilot Test. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: National Survey on Health and Safety (NSHS). (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the department sponsoring the collection: NSHS1; NSHS2; NSHS3; and NSHS4, Bureau of Justice Statistics, Office of Justice Programs, Department of Justice. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract. Primary: Females ages 18 or older in 5 Core Based Statistical Areas (CBSAs) in the United States. These CBSAs include— • New York-Northern New JerseyLong Island, NY–NJ–PA; • Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA; • Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL; • Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington-TX; and • Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ. The NSHS will test alternative survey methods for measuring rape and sexual assault and develop improved collection procedures for these crimes. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond/reply: • Approximately 50 victim service agencies, and 100 universities and colleges will be contacted to serve as liaisons between potential respondents VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:24 Nov 06, 2013 Jkt 232001 about the survey. The average length of contact with these agencies is approximately 120 minutes per agency for a total of 300 burden hours. • Approximately, 76,740 households will be contacted to screen for eligible participants. The expected burden placed on these households is 4 minutes per household for a total of 5,116 burden hours. • Approximately 19,320 females ages 18 or older will be interviewed for eligibility in the NSHS. The majority of respondents, approximately 17,968 (93%), will be administered only the screening portion of the NSHS which is designed to filter out those females who have not experienced rape or sexual assault. The expected burden placed on these respondents is 18 minutes per respondent for a total of 5,796 burden hours. • The complement of this group of respondents will be 1,352 (7%) identified victims of rape or sexual assault. The expected burden placed on these respondents is 15 minutes for a total of 338 burden hours. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The total respondent burden is approximately 11,867 hours. If additional information is required contact Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Two Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE., Room 3W– 1407B, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: November 4, 2013. Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, United States Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2013–26687 Filed 11–6–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Exemptions From Certain Prohibited Transaction Restrictions Employee Benefits Security Administration, Labor. ACTION: Grant of individual exemptions. AGENCY: This document contains exemptions issued by the Department of Labor (the Department) from certain of the prohibited transaction restrictions of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA or the Act) and/or the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (the Code). This notice includes the following: 2013–10, UBS AG and Its PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Current and Future Affiliates and Subsidiaries, D–11506; 2013–11, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., D–11640; 2013–12, Sears Holding Savings Plan, Sears Holdings Puerto Rico Savings Plan and the Lands’ End, Inc. Retirement Plan, D– 11739, D–11740, and D–11741; 2013– 13, American International Group, Inc. Incentive Savings Plan, American General Agents’ & Managers’ Thrift Plan, and Chartis Insurance CompanyPuerto Rico Capital Growth Plan, D– 11767, D–11768 and D–11769. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A notice was published in the Federal Register of the pendency before the Department of a proposal to grant such exemption. The notice set forth a summary of facts and representations contained in the application for exemption and referred interested persons to the application for a complete statement of the facts and representations. The application has been available for public inspection at the Department in Washington, DC The notice also invited interested persons to submit comments on the requested exemption to the Department. In addition the notice stated that any interested person might submit a written request that a public hearing be held (where appropriate). The applicant has represented that it has complied with the requirements of the notification to interested persons. No requests for a hearing were received by the Department. Public comments were received by the Department as described in the granted exemption. The notice of proposed exemption was issued and the exemption is being granted solely by the Department because, effective December 31, 1978, section 102 of Reorganization Plan No. 4 of 1978, 5 U.S.C. App. 1 (1996), transferred the authority of the Secretary of the Treasury to issue exemptions of the type proposed to the Secretary of Labor. Statutory Findings Employee Benefits Security Administration SUMMARY: 66955 In accordance with section 408(a) of the Act and/or section 4975(c)(2) of the Code and the procedures set forth in 29 CFR Part 2570, Subpart B (76 FR 66637, 66644, October 27, 2011) 1 and based upon the entire record, the Department makes the following findings: (a) The exemption is administratively feasible; (b) The exemption is in the interests of the plan and its participants and beneficiaries; and 1 The Department has considered exemption applications received prior to December 27, 2011 under the exemption procedures set forth in 29 CFR Part 2570, Subpart B (55 FR 32836, 32847, August 10, 1990). E:\FR\FM\07NON1.SGM 07NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Office of Justice Programs

[OMB No. 1121-NEW]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comments Requested Methodological Research To Support the National 
Crime Victimization Survey: Self-Report Data on Rape and Sexual 
Assault--Pilot Test

ACTION: 30-day notice.

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    The Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs, Bureau 
of Justice Statistics 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 information collection 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 159, page 50111 on Friday August 16, 2013 allowing 
for a 60 day comment period. No comments were received in response to 
the information provided.
    The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days 
for public comment until December 9, 2013. This process is conducted in 
accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10.
    Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the items contained 
in this notice, especially the estimated public burden or associated 
response time, should be directed to The Officer of Management and 
Budget, Officer of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention 
Department of Justice Desk Officer, Washington, DC 20503. Additionally, 
comments may be submitted to OMB via facsimile to (202) 395-7285.
    Request 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:

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    (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 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 under activities 
related to the National Crime Victimization Survey Redesign Research 
(NCVS-RR) program: Methodological Research to Support the National 
Crime Victimization Survey: Self-Report Data on Rape and Sexual 
Assault--Pilot Test.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: National Survey on Health and 
Safety (NSHS).
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
department sponsoring the collection: NSHS1; NSHS2; NSHS3; and NSHS4, 
Bureau of Justice Statistics, Office of Justice Programs, Department of 
Justice.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract. Primary: Females ages 18 or older in 5 Core 
Based Statistical Areas (CBSAs) in the United States. These CBSAs 
include--
     New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA;
     Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA;
     Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL;
     Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington-TX; and
     Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ.
    The NSHS will test alternative survey methods for measuring rape 
and sexual assault and develop improved collection procedures for these 
crimes.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond/reply:
     Approximately 50 victim service agencies, and 100 
universities and colleges will be contacted to serve as liaisons 
between potential respondents about the survey. The average length of 
contact with these agencies is approximately 120 minutes per agency for 
a total of 300 burden hours.
     Approximately, 76,740 households will be contacted to 
screen for eligible participants. The expected burden placed on these 
households is 4 minutes per household for a total of 5,116 burden 
hours.
     Approximately 19,320 females ages 18 or older will be 
interviewed for eligibility in the NSHS. The majority of respondents, 
approximately 17,968 (93%), will be administered only the screening 
portion of the NSHS which is designed to filter out those females who 
have not experienced rape or sexual assault. The expected burden placed 
on these respondents is 18 minutes per respondent for a total of 5,796 
burden hours.
     The complement of this group of respondents will be 1,352 
(7%) identified victims of rape or sexual assault. The expected burden 
placed on these respondents is 15 minutes for a total of 338 burden 
hours.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: The total respondent burden is approximately 
11,867 hours.
    If additional information is required contact Jerri Murray, 
Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, 
Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Two 
Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE., Room 3W-1407B, Washington, DC 
20530.

    Dated: November 4, 2013.
Jerri Murray,
Department Clearance Officer for PRA, United States Department of 
Justice.
[FR Doc. 2013-26687 Filed 11-6-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4410-18-P