Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection, Comments Requested, New Collection: Uniform Crime Reporting Data Collection Instrument Pretesting and Burden Estimation General Clearance, 70577 [2013-28270]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 228 / Tuesday, November 26, 2013 / Notices Dated: November 21, 2013. Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2013–28311 Filed 11–25–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–FY–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Federal Bureau of Investigation Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection, Comments Requested, New Collection: Uniform Crime Reporting Data Collection Instrument Pretesting and Burden Estimation General Clearance emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES 60-Day Notice. The Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Criminal Justice Information Services Division 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 27, 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 instrument with instructions, should be directed to Mrs. Amy C. Blasher, Unit Chief, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division, Module E–3, 1000 Custer Hollow Road, Clarksburg, West Virginia 26306, or facsimile to (304) 625–3566. 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; VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:04 Nov 25, 2013 Clearance Officer, Policy and Planning Staff, Justice Management Division, United States Department of Justice, Two Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE., Room 3W–1407B, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: November 20, 2013. Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2013–28270 Filed 11–25–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–02–P [OMB Notice 1110–NEW] ACTION: (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. 70577 Jkt 232001 Overview of This Information Collection (1) Type of information collection: New Collection. (2) The title of the form/collection: Uniform Crime Reporting Data Collection Instrument Pretesting and Burden Estimation General Clearance (3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the department sponsoring the collection: Criminal Justice Information Services Division, 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: City, county, state, tribal, and federal law enforcement agencies. Abstract: This clearance provides the UCR Program the ability to conduct pretests which evaluate the validity and reliability of information collection instruments and determine the level of burden state and local agencies have in reporting crime data to the FBI. The Paperwork Reduction Act only allows for nine respondents in pretesting activities. This clearance request expands the pretesting sample to 30 persons for each of the ten information collections administered by the UCR Program. Further, the clearance will allow for a brief 5-minute cost and burden assessment for the 18,000 law enforcement agencies participating in the UCR Program. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: UCR Participation Burden Estimation: There are approximately 18,000 law enforcement agency respondents; calculated estimates indicate five minutes per submission. UCR Form Pretesting: There are approximately 300 respondents; calculated estimates indicate one hour per pretest. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with this collection: There are approximately 1,800 hours, annual burden, associated with this information collection. If additional information is required contact: Jerri Murray, Department PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of the Secretary Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Employer Survey of the Short Time Compensation Program ACTION: Notice. The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Employment and Training Administration (ETA) sponsored information collection request (ICR) proposal titled, ‘‘Employer Survey of the Short Time Compensation Program,’’ to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for use in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). DATES: Submit comments on or before December 26, 2013. ADDRESSES: A copy of this ICR with applicable supporting documentation; including a description of the likely respondents, proposed frequency of response, and estimated total burden may be obtained free of charge from the RegInfo.gov Web site at http:// www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAViewICR?ref_nbr=201310-1205–001 (this link will only become active on the day following publication of this notice) or by contacting Michel Smyth by telephone at 202–693–4129 (this is not a toll-free number) or sending an email to DOL_PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov. Submit comments about this request by mail or courier to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for DOL–ETA, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503; by Fax: 202– 395–6881 (this is not a toll-free number); or by email: OIRA_ submission@omb.eop.gov. Commenters are encouraged, but not required, to send a courtesy copy of any comments by mail or courier to the U.S. Department of Labor—OASAM, Office SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\26NON1.SGM 26NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Federal Bureau of Investigation

[OMB Notice 1110-NEW]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection, 
Comments Requested, New Collection: Uniform Crime Reporting Data 
Collection Instrument Pretesting and Burden Estimation General 
Clearance

ACTION: 60-Day Notice.

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    The Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 
Criminal Justice Information Services Division 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 27, 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 instrument with instructions, should be directed to Mrs. Amy 
C. Blasher, Unit Chief, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Criminal 
Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division, Module E-3, 1000 Custer 
Hollow Road, Clarksburg, West Virginia 26306, or facsimile to (304) 
625-3566.
    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.

Overview of This Information Collection

    (1) Type of information collection: New Collection.
    (2) The title of the form/collection: Uniform Crime Reporting Data 
Collection
    Instrument Pretesting and Burden Estimation General Clearance
    (3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of 
the department sponsoring the collection: Criminal Justice Information 
Services Division, 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: City, county, state, tribal, and 
federal law enforcement agencies. Abstract: This clearance provides the 
UCR Program the ability to conduct pretests which evaluate the validity 
and reliability of information collection instruments and determine the 
level of burden state and local agencies have in reporting crime data 
to the FBI. The Paperwork Reduction Act only allows for nine 
respondents in pretesting activities. This clearance request expands 
the pretesting sample to 30 persons for each of the ten information 
collections administered by the UCR Program. Further, the clearance 
will allow for a brief 5-minute cost and burden assessment for the 
18,000 law enforcement agencies participating in the UCR Program.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: UCR 
Participation Burden Estimation: There are approximately 18,000 law 
enforcement agency respondents; calculated estimates indicate five 
minutes per submission. UCR Form Pretesting: There are approximately 
300 respondents; calculated estimates indicate one hour per pretest.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with this collection: There are approximately 1,800 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 3W-1407B, Washington, DC 
20530.

    Dated: November 20, 2013.
Jerri Murray,
Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice.
[FR Doc. 2013-28270 Filed 11-25-13; 8:45 am]
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