Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Homeliving Programs and School Closure and Consolidation, 36091-36092 [2014-14869]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 122 / Wednesday, June 25, 2014 / Notices for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species. B. Endangered Marine Mammals and Marine Mammals Applicant: Renegade Pictures, London, England; PRT–38035B The applicant requests a permit to photograph polar bears (Ursus maritimus) in the vicinity of Kaktovik, Alaska, from land-based vehicles and boats for commercial and educational purposes. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant for less than a 1-year period. Applicant: Yukon Route Productions, Pearl River, NY; PRT–35442B The applicant requests a permit to photograph walrus (Odobenus rosmarus) in the vicinity of Barrow and Unalakleet, Alaska, from land-based vehicles and boats for commercial and educational purposes. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant for less than a 1-year period. Applicant: Poles D’Images, Abonne la Forte, France; PRT–38124B The applicant requests a permit to photograph polar bears (Ursus maritimus) in the vicinity of Kaktovik and Barter Island, Alaska, from landbased vehicles and boats for commercial and educational purposes. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant for less than a 1-year period. Concurrent with publishing this notice in the Federal Register, we are forwarding copies of the above applications to the Marine Mammal Commission and the Committee of Scientific Advisors for their review. Brenda Tapia, Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority. [FR Doc. 2014–14882 Filed 6–24–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES [145A2100DD.AADD001000.A0E501010. 999900] Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Homeliving Programs and School Closure and Consolidation Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of submission to OMB. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:01 Jun 24, 2014 Jkt 232001 Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs is submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for renewal for the collection of information for the Homeliving Programs (25 CFR 36, Subpart G) and School Closure and Consolidation. The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076–0164, which expires June 30, 2014. DATES: Submit comments on or before August 25, 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 Juanita Mendoza, U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Education, 1849 C Street NW., Mail Stop 312—SIB, Washington, DC 20240; facsimile: (202) 208–3312; email: Juanita.Mendoza@ bie.edu. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Juanita Mendoza, (202) 208–6123. You may review the information collection request online at http:// www.reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to review Department of the Interior collections under review by OMB. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract Public Law 107–110, the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act of January 8, 2001, requires all schools including Bureau-funded boarding/residential schools to ensure that all children have a fair, equal, and significant opportunity to obtain a high-quality education and reach, at a minimum, proficiency on challenging academic achievement standards and assessments. The NCLB Act and implementing regulations at 25 CFR part 36 require the Bureau to implement national standards for homeliving situations in all Bureaufunded residential schools. The Bureau must collect information from all Bureau-funded residential schools in order to assess each school’s progress in meeting the national standards. The Bureau is seeking renewal of the approval for this information collection to ensure that minimum academic standards for the education of Indian children and criteria for dormitory situations in Bureau-operated schools and Tribally-controlled contact and grant schools are met. II. Request for Comments The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) requests your comments on this PO 00000 Frm 00104 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 36091 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: 1076–0164. Title: Homeliving Programs (25 CFR 36, Subpart G) and School Closure and Consolidation. Brief Description of Collection: Submission of this information allows the Department of the Interior to ensure that minimum academic standards for the education of Indian children and criteria for dormitory situations in Bureau-operated schools and Indiancontrolled contract schools are met. Response is required to obtain a benefit. Type of Review: Extension without change of currently approved collection. Respondents: Indian tribes. Number of Respondents: There are 65 schools with residential programs, of which 27 are Bureau-operated and 52 are tribally operated. Thus, the collection of information must be cleared for 52 of the 65 residential schools. Total Number of Responses: 730 per year, on average. Frequency of Response: Annual or on occasion, depending on the activity. Estimated Time per Response: Ranges from 1 minute to 40 hours, depending on the activity. Estimated Total Annual Hour Burden: 1,344 hours. E:\FR\FM\25JNN1.SGM 25JNN1 36092 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 122 / Wednesday, June 25, 2014 / Notices the Assistant Secretary is requesting an extension of the approval for the information collection conducted under 25 CFR part 83. The information collection is conducted under 25 CFR part 83, to establish whether a petitioning group has the characteristics necessary to be acknowledged as an Indian tribe for purposes of federal law. Federal recognition initiates a government-togovernment relationship with the United States and makes the group eligible to apply for benefits from the Federal Government. Approval for this collection expires August 31, 2014. Three forms are used as part of this information collection. Estimated Total Annual Non-Hour Dollar Cost: $0. Dated: June 19, 2014. John Ashley, Acting Assistant Director for Information Resources. [FR Doc. 2014–14869 Filed 6–24–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–6W–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs [DR.5A211.IA000413] Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Federal Acknowledgment of Indian Tribes AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. Notice of request for comments. ACTION: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs is seeking comments on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the collection of information for Federal Acknowledgment of Indian Tribes authorized by OMB Control Number 1076–0104. This information collection expires August 31, 2014. DATES: Submit comments on or before August 25, 2014. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the information collection to R. Lee Fleming, Director, Office of Federal Acknowledgment, Assistant Secretary— Indian Affairs, 1951 Constitution Avenue NW., MS–34B SIB, Washington, DC 20240; facsimile: (202) 219–3008; email: Lee.Fleming@bia.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: R. Lee Fleming, (202) 513–7650. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: I. Abstract The Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs (‘‘Assistant Secretary’’) held listening sessions in July and August 2013 to receive feedback on ways to improve the Department’s process for acknowledging an Indian tribe, as set forth in 25 CFR part 83. The Assistant Secretary is currently in the process of revising the regulations governing the process for acknowledging an Indian tribe. The request for extension for this information collection request does not include the suggestions and feedback on the proposed regulations, but instead will allow current or potential petitioners to submit information required under the current regulations, pending the finalization and effective date of any revisions. For this reason, VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:01 Jun 24, 2014 Jkt 232001 II. Request for Comments The Assistant Secretary 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 has 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: 1076–0104. Title: Documented Petitions for Federal Acknowledgment as an Indian Tribe, 25 CFR 83. Brief Description of Collection: Submission of this information allows the Office of Federal Acknowledgment (OFA) to review petitions for Federal acknowledgment as an Indian tribe for purposes of federal law. The acknowledgment regulations at 25 CFR PO 00000 Frm 00105 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 part 83 contain seven mandatory criteria that unrecognized groups seeking Federal acknowledgment as Indian tribes must demonstrate that they meet. Information collected from petitioning groups under these regulations provides anthropological, genealogical and historical data used by the Assistant Secretary to determine whether a petitioning group has the characteristics necessary to be acknowledged as an Indian tribe for purposes of federal law. Respondents are not required to retain copies of the information submitted to OFA but will probably maintain copies for their own use; therefore, there is no recordkeeping requirement included in this information collection. Type of Review: Extension without change of currently approved collection. Respondents: Groups petitioning for Federal acknowledgment as Indian tribes. Number of Respondents: 10 per year, on average. Number of Responses: 10 per year, on average. Frequency of Response: Once. Estimated Time per Response: 2,075 hours. Estimated Total Annual Hour Burden: 20,750 hours. Dated: June 19, 2014. John Ashley, Acting Assistant Director for Information Resources. [FR Doc. 2014–14871 Filed 6–24–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–G1–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs [DR.5A211.IA000413] Contract Support Costs Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Tribal Consultation. AGENCY: The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is announcing tribal consultations to discuss long-term solutions concerning contract support costs. The BIA will conduct a total of five consultation sessions with Indian tribes. This notice establishes the date, time, and location of the consultation sessions. SUMMARY: Written comments are due by August 31, 2014. See the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice for dates of the consultation sessions. ADDRESSES: See the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice for the locations of the consultation DATES: E:\FR\FM\25JNN1.SGM 25JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 122 (Wednesday, June 25, 2014)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-14869]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs

[145A2100DD.AADD001000.A0E501010.999900]


Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Homeliving Programs 
and School Closure and Consolidation

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 
Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs is submitting to the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) a request for renewal for the collection of 
information for the Homeliving Programs (25 CFR 36, Subpart G) and 
School Closure and Consolidation. The information collection is 
currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0164, which expires 
June 30, 2014.

DATES: Submit comments on or before August 25, 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 Juanita Mendoza, U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of 
Indian Education, 1849 C Street NW., Mail Stop 312--SIB, Washington, DC 
20240; facsimile: (202) 208-3312; email: Juanita.Mendoza@bie.edu.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Juanita Mendoza, (202) 208-6123. You 
may review the information collection request online at http://www.reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to review Department of the 
Interior collections under review by OMB.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    Public Law 107-110, the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act of January 
8, 2001, requires all schools including Bureau-funded boarding/
residential schools to ensure that all children have a fair, equal, and 
significant opportunity to obtain a high-quality education and reach, 
at a minimum, proficiency on challenging academic achievement standards 
and assessments. The NCLB Act and implementing regulations at 25 CFR 
part 36 require the Bureau to implement national standards for 
homeliving situations in all Bureau-funded residential schools. The 
Bureau must collect information from all Bureau-funded residential 
schools in order to assess each school's progress in meeting the 
national standards. The Bureau is seeking renewal of the approval for 
this information collection to ensure that minimum academic standards 
for the education of Indian children and criteria for dormitory 
situations in Bureau-operated schools and Tribally-controlled contact 
and grant schools are met.

II. Request for Comments

    The Bureau of Indian Education (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: 1076-0164.
    Title: Homeliving Programs (25 CFR 36, Subpart G) and School 
Closure and Consolidation.
    Brief Description of Collection: Submission of this information 
allows the Department of the Interior to ensure that minimum academic 
standards for the education of Indian children and criteria for 
dormitory situations in Bureau-operated schools and Indian-controlled 
contract schools are met. Response is required to obtain a benefit.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of currently approved 
collection.
    Respondents: Indian tribes.
    Number of Respondents: There are 65 schools with residential 
programs, of which 27 are Bureau-operated and 52 are tribally operated. 
Thus, the collection of information must be cleared for 52 of the 65 
residential schools.
    Total Number of Responses: 730 per year, on average.
    Frequency of Response: Annual or on occasion, depending on the 
activity.
    Estimated Time per Response: Ranges from 1 minute to 40 hours, 
depending on the activity.
    Estimated Total Annual Hour Burden: 1,344 hours.

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    Estimated Total Annual Non-Hour Dollar Cost: $0.

    Dated: June 19, 2014.
John Ashley,
Acting Assistant Director for Information Resources.
[FR Doc. 2014-14869 Filed 6-24-14; 8:45 am]
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