Renewal of Agency Information Collection for IDEIA Part B and C Child Count, 28769-28770 [2014-11542]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 96 / Monday, May 19, 2014 / Notices 1076–0017, which expires May 31, 2014. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before June 18, 2014. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the information collection to the Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior at the Office of Management and Budget, by facsimile to (202) 395–5806 or you may send an email to: OIRA_ Submission@omb.eop.gov. Please send a copy of your comments to Evangeline M. Campbell, Chief, Division of Human Services, Office of Indian Services, Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1849 C Street NW., MS–4513–MIB, Washington, DC 20240; facsimile: (202) 208–5113; email: Evangeline.Campbell@bia.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Evangeline M. Campbell, (202) 513– 7621. You may review the information collection request online at https:// www.reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to review Department of the Interior collections under review by OMB. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES I. Abstract The BIA is seeking to renew the information collection it conducts to provide assistance under 25 CFR 20 to eligible Indians when comparable financial assistance or social services either are not available or not provided by State, tribal, county, local, or other Federal agencies. Approval for this collection expires May 31, 2014. The information collection allows BIA to determine whether an individual is eligible for assistance and services. No third party notification or public disclosure burden is associated with this collection. II. Request for Comments The BIA requests your comments on this collection concerning: (a) The necessity of this information collection for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) The accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (hours and cost) of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) Ways we could enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) Ways we could minimize the burden of the collection of the information on the respondents. Please note that an agency may not conduct or sponsor, and an individual need not respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a valid OMB Control Number. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:17 May 16, 2014 Jkt 232001 It is our policy to make all comments available to the public for review at the location listed in the ADDRESSES section. 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. III. Data OMB Control Number: 1076–0017. Title: Financial Assistance and Social Services Program, 25 CFR Part 20. Brief Description of Collection: Submission of this information is required of Indian applicants for BIA financial assistance and social services. BIA uses the information to determine if an individual is eligible for services and, where appropriate, to conduct an employability assessment and jointly develop with the individual an Individual Self-Sufficiency Plan outlining how the individual can attain self-sufficiency. A response is required to obtain or retain a benefit. Type of Review: Extension without change of currently approved collection. Respondents: Individual Indians seeking financial assistance or social services from BIA. Number of Respondents: 240,000 provide information on the application; of those, 95,000 contribute information to an employability assessment and ISP. Total Number of Responses: 335,000. Frequency of Response: Once per respondent. Estimated Time per Response: One half hour for the application and 1 hour for the employability assessment and ISP. Estimated Total Annual Hour Burden: 215,000 hours ((240,000 × .5 hours for applications) + (95,000 × 1 hour for employability assessment and ISP)). Estimated Total Annual Non-Hour Dollar Cost: $0. Dated: May 13, 2014. John Ashley, Acting Assistant Director for Information Resources. [FR Doc. 2014–11539 Filed 5–16–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–02–P PO 00000 Frm 00099 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 28769 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs [145A2100DD.AADD001000.A0E501010.999 900] Renewal of Agency Information Collection for IDEIA Part B and C Child Count Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of submission to OMB. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for renewal for the collection of information for the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA) Part B and C Child Count. The information is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076–0176, which expires May 31, 2014. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before June 18, 2014. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the information collection to the Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior at the Office of Management and Budget, by facsimile to (202) 395–5806 or you may send an email to: OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov. Please send a copy of your comments to Sue Bement, Bureau of Indian Education, 1011 Indian School Road NW., Suite 332, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87104– 1088, fax: (505) 563–5281 or email: sue.bement@bie.edu. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sue Bement, telephone: (505) 563–5275. You may review the information collection request online at https:// www.reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to review Department of the Interior collections under review by OMB. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: I. Abstract The IDEIA, 20 U.S.C. 1411(h)(4)(c) and 1443(b)(3) require tribes and tribal organizations to submit certain information to the Secretary of the Interior. Under the IDEIA, the U.S. Department of Education provides funding to the Secretary of the Interior for the coordination of assistance for special education and related services for Indian children aged 0 to 5 with disabilities on reservations served by Bureau-funded schools. The Secretary of the Interior, through the BIE, then allocates this funding to tribes and tribal organizations based on the number of E:\FR\FM\19MYN1.SGM 19MYN1 28770 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 96 / Monday, May 19, 2014 / Notices such children served. In order to allow the Secretary of the Interior to determine what amounts to allocate to whom, the IDEIA requires tribes and tribal organizations to submit information to Interior. The BIE collects this information on two forms, one for Indian children aged 3 to 5 covered by IDEIA Part B, and one for Indian children aged 0 to 2 covered by IDEIA Part C. In IDEIA Part B—Assistance for Education of All Children with Disabilities, 20 U.S.C. 1411(h)(4)(D) requires tribes to and tribal organizations to use the funds to assist in child find, screening, and other procedures for the early identification of Indian children aged 3 through 5, parent training, and the provision of direct services. In IDEIA Part C—Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities, 20 U.S.C. 1443(b)(4) likewise requires tribes and tribal organizations to use the fund to assist in child find, screening, and other procedures for early identification of Indian children under 3 years of age and for parent training, and early intervention services. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES II. Request for Comments The BIE requests your comments on this collection concerning: (a) The necessity of this information collection for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) The accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (hours and cost) of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) Ways we could enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) Ways we could minimize the burden of the collection of the information on the respondents. Please note that an agency may not conduct or sponsor, and an individual need not respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a valid OMB Control Number. It is our policy to make all comments available to the public for review at the location listed in the ADDRESSES section. 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. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:17 May 16, 2014 Jkt 232001 III. Data OMB Control Number: 1076–0176. Title: IDEIA Part B and Part C Child Count. Brief Description of Collection: Indian Tribes and Tribal organizations served by elementary or secondary schools for Indian children operated or funded by the Departments of the Interior that receive allocations of funding under the IDEIA for the coordination of assistance for Indian children 0 to 5 years of age with disabilities on reservations must submit information to the BIE. The information must be provided on two forms. The Part B form addresses Indian children 3 to 5 years of age on reservations served by Bureau-funded schools. The Part C form addresses Indian children up to 3 years of age on reservations served by Bureau-funded schools. The information required by the forms includes counts of children as of a certain date each year. Response is required to obtain a benefit. Type of Review: Extension without change of currently approved collection. Respondents: Indian Tribes and Tribal organizations. Number of Respondents: 61 each year. Frequency of Response: Twice (Once per year for each form). Estimated Time per Response: 20 hours per form. Estimated Total Annual Hour Burden: 2,440 hours. Estimated Total Annual Non-Hour Dollar Cost: $0. Dated: May 13, 2014. John Ashley, Acting Assistant Director for Information Resources. [FR Doc. 2014–11542 Filed 5–16–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–6W–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLAK910000.L13100000.DB0000.LXSINSS I0000] Notice of Public Meeting, North Slope Science Initiative—Science Technical Advisory Panel Bureau of Land Management, Alaska State Office, North Slope Science Initiative, Interior. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, North Slope Science Initiative (NSSI)—Science Technical Advisory Panel (STAP) will meet as indicated below. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00100 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The meeting will be held June 12 and 13, 2014 in Fairbanks, Alaska. The meetings will begin at 9:00 a.m. in the Butrovich Building, Room 109a–b, 910 Yukon Drive, University of Alaska Fairbanks. Public comment will be received between 3:00 and 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 12, 2014. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John F. Payne, Executive Director, North Slope Science Initiative, AK–910, c/o Bureau of Land Management, 222 W. Seventh Avenue, #13, Anchorage, AK 99513; by phone at (907) 271–3431; or email jpayne@blm.gov. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1– 800–877–8339 to contact the above individual during normal business hours. The FIRS is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to leave a message or question with the above individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The NSSI STAP provides advice and recommendations to the NSSI Oversight Group regarding priority information needs for management decisions across the North Slope of Alaska. These priority information needs may include recommendations on inventory, monitoring, and research activities that contribute to informed resource management decisions. This meeting will include continued dialog for prioritizing inventory, monitoring, and research using the North Slope Scenarios Project results for the North Slope and adjacent marine environments. Additionally, the STAP will continue dialog on a long-term monitoring strategy for the North Slope. The STAP will be reviewing the status of the emerging issues first released in October 2010. All meetings are open to the public. The public may present written comments to the STAP through the Executive Director, North Slope Science Initiative. Each formal meeting will also have time allotted for hearing public comments. Depending on the number of persons wishing to comment and time available, the time for individual oral comments may be limited. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation, transportation, or other reasonable accommodations, should contact the Executive Director, North Slope Science Initiative. 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 DATES: E:\FR\FM\19MYN1.SGM 19MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs

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Renewal of Agency Information Collection for IDEIA Part B and C 
Child Count

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of submission to OMB.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is submitting to the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) a request for renewal for the collection of 
information for the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement 
Act (IDEIA) Part B and C Child Count. The information is currently 
authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0176, which expires May 31, 2014.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
June 18, 2014.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the information collection to the 
Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior at the Office of 
Management and Budget, by facsimile to (202) 395-5806 or you may send 
an email to: OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov. Please send a copy of your 
comments to Sue Bement, Bureau of Indian Education, 1011 Indian School 
Road NW., Suite 332, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87104-1088, fax: (505) 
563-5281 or email: sue.bement@bie.edu.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sue Bement, telephone: (505) 563-5275. 
You may review the information collection request online at https://www.reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to review Department of the 
Interior collections under review by OMB.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    The IDEIA, 20 U.S.C. 1411(h)(4)(c) and 1443(b)(3) require tribes 
and tribal organizations to submit certain information to the Secretary 
of the Interior. Under the IDEIA, the U.S. Department of Education 
provides funding to the Secretary of the Interior for the coordination 
of assistance for special education and related services for Indian 
children aged 0 to 5 with disabilities on reservations served by 
Bureau-funded schools. The Secretary of the Interior, through the BIE, 
then allocates this funding to tribes and tribal organizations based on 
the number of

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such children served. In order to allow the Secretary of the Interior 
to determine what amounts to allocate to whom, the IDEIA requires 
tribes and tribal organizations to submit information to Interior. The 
BIE collects this information on two forms, one for Indian children 
aged 3 to 5 covered by IDEIA Part B, and one for Indian children aged 0 
to 2 covered by IDEIA Part C.
    In IDEIA Part B--Assistance for Education of All Children with 
Disabilities, 20 U.S.C. 1411(h)(4)(D) requires tribes to and tribal 
organizations to use the funds to assist in child find, screening, and 
other procedures for the early identification of Indian children aged 3 
through 5, parent training, and the provision of direct services. In 
IDEIA Part C--Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities, 20 U.S.C. 
1443(b)(4) likewise requires tribes and tribal organizations to use the 
fund to assist in child find, screening, and other procedures for early 
identification of Indian children under 3 years of age and for parent 
training, and early intervention services.

II. Request for Comments

    The BIE requests your comments on this collection concerning: (a) 
The necessity of this information collection for the proper performance 
of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will 
have practical utility; (b) The accuracy of the agency's estimate of 
the burden (hours and cost) of the collection of information, including 
the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) Ways we could 
enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be 
collected; and (d) Ways we could minimize the burden of the collection 
of the information on the respondents.
    Please note that an agency may not conduct or sponsor, and an 
individual need not respond to, a collection of information unless it 
displays a valid OMB Control Number.
    It is our policy to make all comments available to the public for 
review at the location listed in the ADDRESSES section. 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.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 1076-0176.
    Title: IDEIA Part B and Part C Child Count.
    Brief Description of Collection: Indian Tribes and Tribal 
organizations served by elementary or secondary schools for Indian 
children operated or funded by the Departments of the Interior that 
receive allocations of funding under the IDEIA for the coordination of 
assistance for Indian children 0 to 5 years of age with disabilities on 
reservations must submit information to the BIE. The information must 
be provided on two forms. The Part B form addresses Indian children 3 
to 5 years of age on reservations served by Bureau-funded schools. The 
Part C form addresses Indian children up to 3 years of age on 
reservations served by Bureau-funded schools. The information required 
by the forms includes counts of children as of a certain date each 
year. Response is required to obtain a benefit.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of currently approved 
collection.
    Respondents: Indian Tribes and Tribal organizations.
    Number of Respondents: 61 each year.
    Frequency of Response: Twice (Once per year for each form).
    Estimated Time per Response: 20 hours per form.
    Estimated Total Annual Hour Burden: 2,440 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Non-Hour Dollar Cost: $0.

    Dated: May 13, 2014.
John Ashley,
Acting Assistant Director for Information Resources.
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