Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection, Comments Requested; New Collection; Uniform Crime Reporting Data Collection Instrument Pretesting and Burden Estimation General Clearance, 6230-6231 [2014-02089]

Download as PDF 6230 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 22 / Monday, February 3, 2014 / Notices mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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: Proposed new collection; comments requested. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Drug Endangered Children Tracking System User Survey. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: None. U.S. Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: System users, both law enforcement and child welfare workers, will be asked to provide customer service feedback regarding the Colorado Alliance for Drug Endangered Children Tracking System (DECSYS). Through a cooperative agreement with the COPS Office, the Colorado Alliance for Drug Endangered Children will gather this feedback in order to assess how agencies are using DECSYS, what training is being provided, challenges, and many other factors. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond/reply: (6) It is estimated that 50 respondents annually will complete the form in approximately 10 minutes (.17 hours). (7) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: There are an estimated 8.5 total annual burden hours associated with this collection. If additional information is required contact: Jerri Murray, Department VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:46 Jan 31, 2014 Jkt 232001 Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Two Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE., Room 1407B, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: January 28, 2014. Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2014–02090 Filed 1–31–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–AT–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Federal Bureau of Investigation [OMB Number 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: 30-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. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register Volume 78, Number 228, page 70577, on November 26, 2013, allowing for a 60 day comment period. The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days for public comment until March 5, 2014 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 and associated response time 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; facsimile (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 PO 00000 Frm 00087 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: New 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: There are a potential of 18,000 law enforcement agency respondents; calculated estimates indicate 5 minutes for the agency participation cost and burden assessments. There are 300 respondents; calculated estimates E:\FR\FM\03FEN1.SGM 03FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 22 / Monday, February 3, 2014 / Notices indicate 60 minutes for the UCR forms pretesting assessments. (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: January 28, 2014. Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2014–02089 Filed 1–31–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs [OMB Number 1121–0314] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed collection; Comments Requested; Renewal with change of a previously approved collection: Firearm Inquiry Statistics Program mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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 225, page 69875 on Thursday, November 21, 2013, allowing for a 60 day comment period. One inquiry related to the uses of FIST data was received to which BJS responded. The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days for public comment until March 5, 2014. 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. VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:46 Jan 31, 2014 Jkt 232001 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: (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: Reinstatement with change of a previously approved collection. (2) The title of the Form/Collection: Firearm Inquiry Statistics 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 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 PO 00000 Frm 00088 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 6231 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 Statistic’s 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 Avenue, 145 N Street NE., Room 3W– 1407B, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: January 28, 2014. Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2014–02091 Filed 1–31–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P E:\FR\FM\03FEN1.SGM 03FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 22 (Monday, February 3, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 6230-6231]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-02089]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Federal Bureau of Investigation

[OMB Number 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: 30-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. This proposed information 
collection was previously published in the Federal Register Volume 78, 
Number 228, page 70577, on November 26, 2013, allowing for a 60 day 
comment period.
    The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days 
for public comment until March 5, 2014 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 and associated 
response time 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; facsimile (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: New 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: There are a 
potential of 18,000 law enforcement agency respondents; calculated 
estimates indicate 5 minutes for the agency participation cost and 
burden assessments. There are 300 respondents; calculated estimates

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indicate 60 minutes for the UCR forms pretesting assessments.
    (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: January 28, 2014.
Jerri Murray,
Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice.
[FR Doc. 2014-02089 Filed 1-31-14; 8:45 am]
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