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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 225 / Thursday, November 21, 2013 / Notices Rio Puerco Field Office Managers on planned pipeline and transmission line projects. A half-hour comment period during which the public may address the RAC will begin at 11:00 a.m. All RAC meetings are open to the public. Depending on the number of individuals wishing to comment and time available, the time for individual oral comments may be limited. Edwin Singleton, District Manager. [FR Doc. 2013–27922 Filed 11–20–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–FB–P a partial payment of $123,000 that Suncor has already made. The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on the consent decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and should refer to United States et al. v. Suncor (U.S.A.) Inc., D.J. Ref. No. 90–5–1–1–10821. 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Please enclose a check or money order for $7.00 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE In notice document 2013–25701, appearing on page 64979 in the issue of Wednesday, October 30, 2013, make the following correction: On page 64979, in the second column, beginning on the first line, ‘‘[insert the date 60 days from the date this notice is published in the Federal Register]’’ should read ‘‘December 30, 2013’’. [FR Doc. C1–2013–25701 Filed 11–20–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 1505–01–D DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Oil Pollution Act On November 15, 2013, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed consent decree with the United States District Court for the District of Colorado in the lawsuit entitled United States et al. v. Suncor (U.S.A.) Inc., Civil Action No. 1:13–cv–03109. The United States and the State of Colorado filed this lawsuit against Suncor (U.S.A.) Inc. (‘‘Suncor’’) pursuant to the Oil Pollution Act, 33 U.S.C. 2701–2762. The United States’ and Colorado’s complaint seeks to recover damages for injury to, destruction of, loss of, or loss of use of natural resources resulting from the release of oil at or from the refinery Suncor owns and operates in Commerce City, Colorado. The proposed consent decree requires Suncor to pay $1,764,000 to resolve the United States’ and the State of Colorado’s claim for natural resource damages, in addition to VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:17 Nov 20, 2013 Jkt 232001 By mail ......... Robert Brook, Assistant Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 2013–27929 Filed 11–20–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs [OMB Number 1121–0314] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested Revision of a Previous Approved Collection: Firearm Inquiry Statistics Program 60-day notice of information collection under review. ACTION: The Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics, will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 69875 for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The proposed information collected is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for ‘‘sixty days’’ until January 21, 2014. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. If you have comments especially the estimated public burden or associated response time, suggestions, or need a copy of the proposed information collection instrument with instructions or additional information, please contact Allina D. Lee, Justice Statistics Policy Analyst, Bureau of Justice Statistics, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, 810 Seventh Street NW., Washington, DC 20531 (phone: 202–307–0765). 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: Revision of a previously approved collection. (2) The title of the Form/Collection: Firearm Inquiry Statistics (FIST) Program (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Not applicable. (4) Affected public who will be asked to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: State and local agencies. State and local agencies responsible for maintaining records on the number of E:\FR\FM\21NON1.SGM 21NON1 tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 69876 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 225 / Thursday, November 21, 2013 / Notices background checks for firearm transfers or permits that were issued, processed, tracked, or conducted during the calendar year are asked to provide information about: The number of applications and denials for firearm transfers received or tracked by the agency; reasons why an application was denied; information on arrests that occurred when a denied person who submitted a false application or had an outstanding warrant was arrested by the checking agency or another agency that was notified (state agency responders only); appeals to an agency and court for reconsideration of a denial (state agency responders only); and reversals of a denial decision (state agency responders only). Through its Firearm Inquiry Statistics Program, the Bureau of Justice Statistics collects information on firearm background checks conducted by state and local agencies and combines this information with the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System transaction data to produce a national estimate of the number of applications received and denied and of the reasons for denial. The information is also combined with data obtained from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives on appeals of denied applications and arrests for falsified documents. The Bureau of Justice Statistics uses this information in published reports and in responding to queries from the U.S. Congress, Executive Office of the President, state officials, researchers, students, the media, the general public, and others interested in criminal justices statistics. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 761 responses at 25 minutes each. Respondents have the option to provide responses using either paper or web-based questionnaires. The burden estimate is based on the results of the field test of the 2012 Firearm Inquiry Statistics Program survey instrument and feedback received from the 2012 data collection, as well as the Bureau of Justice Statistics’ extensive history conducting the FIST data collection. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: There are an estimated 317 annual total burden hours associated with the collection. 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:17 Nov 20, 2013 Jkt 232001 Square, 145 N Street NE., Washington, DC 20530. Dated: November 18, 2013. Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer, PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2013–27963 Filed 11–20–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs [OJP (OJJDP) Docket No. 1639] Meeting of the Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) announces a meeting of the Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice (FACJJ). DATES: Dates and Location: The meeting will take place on Monday, December 9, 2013 from 8:30 to 5:30 (ET), and Tuesday, December 10, 2013 from 8:30 to 1:30 p.m. (ET). The meeting will take place in the third floor main conference room at the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, 810 7th St. NW., Washington, DC 20531. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathi Grasso, Designated Federal Official, OJJDP, Kathi.Grasso@usdoj.gov, or (202) 616–7567. [This is not a tollfree number.] SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice (FACJJ), established pursuant to Section 3(2)A of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. 2), will meet to carry out its advisory functions under Section 223(f)(2)(C–E) of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 2002. The FACJJ is composed of representatives from the states and territories. FACJJ member duties include: Reviewing Federal policies regarding juvenile justice and delinquency prevention; advising the OJJDP Administrator with respect to particular functions and aspects of OJJDP; and advising the President and Congress with regard to State perspectives on the operation of OJJDP and Federal legislation pertaining to juvenile justice and delinquency prevention. More information on the FACJJ may be found at www.facjj.org. Meeting Agenda: The proposed agenda will include: (a) Welcome and SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 introductions; (b) remarks from OJJDP senior leadership; (c) presentation on subcommittee reports, including draft recommendations; (d) final consideration by full Committee of draft FACJJ subcommittee recommendations; (e) vote on recommendations by FACJJ; (f) presentations on OJJDP initiatives of interest to FACJJ members; (g) other business; and (f) adjournment. To observe this meeting, members of the public must pre-register online. Interested persons must link to the registration portal through www.facjj.org, no later than Wednesday, December 4, 2013. Note: Members of the public will be able to observe portions of the FACJJ meeting open to the public, but will not be able to actively participate. Subcommittee breakout sessions (which most likely will be held in the first hour of the meeting) to conduct internal FACJJ business will be closed to the general public. Written Comments: Interested parties may submit written comments in advance to Kathi Grasso, Designated Federal Official, by email to Kathi.Grasso@usdoj.gov, no later than Wednesday, December 4, 2013. You can also call Joyce Mosso Stokes at 202– 305–4445 to ensure that they are received. [This is a not a toll-free number.] Robert L. Listenbee, Administrator, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. 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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Office of Justice Programs

[OMB Number 1121-0314]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comments Requested Revision of a Previous Approved Collection: Firearm 
Inquiry Statistics Program

ACTION: 60-day notice of information collection under review.

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    The Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of 
Justice Statistics, will be submitting the following information 
collection request to the Office of Management and Budget for review 
and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. 
The proposed information collected is published to obtain comments from 
the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be 
accepted for ``sixty days'' until January 21, 2014. This process is 
conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10.
    If you have comments especially the estimated public burden or 
associated response time, suggestions, or need a copy of the proposed 
information collection instrument with instructions or additional 
information, please contact Allina D. Lee, Justice Statistics Policy 
Analyst, Bureau of Justice Statistics, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. 
Department of Justice, 810 Seventh Street NW., Washington, DC 20531 
(phone: 202-307-0765).
    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: Revision of a previously 
approved collection.
    (2) The title of the Form/Collection: Firearm Inquiry Statistics 
(FIST) Program
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Not applicable.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked to respond, as well as a 
brief abstract: Primary: State and local agencies. State and local 
agencies responsible for maintaining records on the number of

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background checks for firearm transfers or permits that were issued, 
processed, tracked, or conducted during the calendar year are asked to 
provide information about: The number of applications and denials for 
firearm transfers received or tracked by the agency; reasons why an 
application was denied; information on arrests that occurred when a 
denied person who submitted a false application or had an outstanding 
warrant was arrested by the checking agency or another agency that was 
notified (state agency responders only); appeals to an agency and court 
for reconsideration of a denial (state agency responders only); and 
reversals of a denial decision (state agency responders only). Through 
its Firearm Inquiry Statistics Program, the Bureau of Justice 
Statistics collects information on firearm background checks conducted 
by state and local agencies and combines this information with the 
Federal Bureau of Investigation's National Instant Criminal Background 
Check System transaction data to produce a national estimate of the 
number of applications received and denied and of the reasons for 
denial. The information is also combined with data obtained from the 
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives on appeals of 
denied applications and arrests for falsified documents. The Bureau of 
Justice Statistics uses this information in published reports and in 
responding to queries from the U.S. Congress, Executive Office of the 
President, state officials, researchers, students, the media, the 
general public, and others interested in criminal justices statistics.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 761 responses 
at 25 minutes each. Respondents have the option to provide responses 
using either paper or web-based questionnaires. The burden estimate is 
based on the results of the field test of the 2012 Firearm Inquiry 
Statistics Program survey instrument and feedback received from the 
2012 data collection, as well as the Bureau of Justice Statistics' 
extensive history conducting the FIST data collection.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: There are an estimated 317 annual total burden 
hours associated with the collection.
    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., Washington, DC 20530.

    Dated: November 18, 2013.
Jerri Murray,
Department Clearance Officer, PRA, U.S. Department of Justice.
[FR Doc. 2013-27963 Filed 11-20-13; 8:45 am]
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