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Download as PDF 62672 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 202 / Monday, October 20, 2014 / Notices (3) Evaluate whether and if so how 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. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Overview of This Information Collection (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of a currently approved collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: SemiAnnual Progress Report for Grantees of the Legal Assistance for Victims Grant Program. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Form Number: 1122–0007. U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: The affected public includes the approximately 200 grantees of the Legal Assistance for Victims Grant Program (LAV Program) whose eligibility is determined by statute. In 1998, Congress appropriated funding to provide civil legal assistance to domestic violence victims through a setaside under the Grants to Combat Violence Against Women, Public Law 105–277. In the Violence Against Women Act of 2000 and again in 2005, Congress statutorily authorized the LAV Program. 42 U.S.C. 3796gg–6. The LAV Program is intended to increase the availability of legal assistance necessary to provide effective aid to victims of domestic violence, stalking, or sexual assault who are seeking relief in legal matters arising as a consequence of that abuse or violence. The LAV Program awards grants to law school legal clinics, legal aid or legal services programs, domestic violence victims’ shelters, bar associations, sexual assault programs, private nonprofit entities, and Indian tribal governments. These grants are for providing direct legal services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking in matters arising from the abuse or violence and for providing enhanced training for lawyers representing these victims. The goal of the Program is to develop innovative, collaborative projects that provide quality representation to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:28 Oct 17, 2014 Jkt 235001 (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond/reply: It is estimated that it will take the approximately 200 respondents (LAV Program grantees) approximately one hour to complete a semi-annual progress report. The semi-annual progress report is divided into sections that pertain to the different types of activities that grantees may engage in and the different types of grantees that receive funds. An LAV Program grantee will only be required to complete the sections of the form that pertain to its own specific activities. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The total annual hour burden to complete the data collection forms is 400 hours, that is 200 grantees completing a form twice a year with an estimated completion time for the form being one hour. 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., 3E.405B, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: October 15, 2014. Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2014–24841 Filed 10–17–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–FX–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [OMB Number 1122—NEW] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; New Collection Office on Violence Against Women, Department of Justice. ACTION: 60-day Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) 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. DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 60 days until December 19, 2014. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have additional comments especially on the estimated public burden or associated response time, suggestions, or need a copy of the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00080 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 proposed information collection instrument with instructions or additional information, please contact Cathy Poston, Office on Violence Against Women, at 202–514–5430 or Catherine.poston@usdoj.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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 Office on Violence Against Women, 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) Evaluate whether and if so how the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (3) 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: New collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Survey of Victim Services Organizations Receiving Funds under Grant Programs Authorized under the Violence Against Women Act. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Form Number: 1122–XXXX. U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: The affected public includes approximately 800 victim services organizations currently or previously funded through grant programs authorized under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and administered by the Office on Violence Against Women. Organization that provide victim services are increasingly using trauma informed services and interventions. OVW seeks to understand which grantees are engaged in the provision of trauma informed services and interventions, how trauma informed services and interventions are being E:\FR\FM\20OCN1.SGM 20OCN1 tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 202 / Monday, October 20, 2014 / Notices implemented, and identify best practices. In order to better support current and future grantees who provide comprehensive, holistic services to victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking, OVW will gather information through an electronic online survey tool about trauma informed services. This information will assist OVW in the implementation of grant programs that are authorized to support victim services and will also benefit other communities that want to consider using funds to support similar services. In addition, OVW will be able to provide more effective training and technical to grantees on implementing trauma informed services. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond/reply: It is estimated that it will take the approximately 800 respondents (victim service organizations currently or previously funded through grant programs authorized by VAWA and administered by OVW) approximately 30 minutes to complete the survey. The survey will include 10 questions about the respondents’ understanding of trauma informed services and interventions, how trauma informed services and interventions are being implemented, successes and challenges of utilizing trauma informed services and interventions, and a survey of best practices. The survey will include a combination of multiple choice questions and questions involving a rating scale as well one or two narrative questions. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The total annual hour burden to complete the data collection forms is 400 hours, that is approximately 800 respondents with an estimated completion time for the form being 30 minutes. 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., 3E.405B, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: October 15, 2014. Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2014–24840 Filed 10–17–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–FX–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:28 Oct 17, 2014 Jkt 235001 62673 DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Overview of This Information Collection [OMB Number 1122–0013] (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of a currently approved collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: SemiAnnual Progress Report for Grantees from the Rural Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, Stalking, and Child Abuse Enforcement Assistance Program. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Form Number: 1122–0013. U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: The affected public includes the approximately 165 grantees of the Rural Program. The primary purpose of the Rural Program is to enhance the safety of victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, and child victimization by supporting projects uniquely designed to address and prevent these crimes in rural jurisdictions. Grantees include States, Indian tribes, local governments, and nonprofit, public or private entities, including tribal nonprofit organizations, to carry out programs serving rural areas or rural communities. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond/reply: It is estimated that it will take the approximately 165 respondents (Rural Program grantees) approximately one hour to complete a semi-annual progress report. The semi-annual progress report is divided into sections that pertain to the different types of activities in which grantees may engage. A Rural Program grantee will only be required to complete the sections of the form that pertain to its own specific activities. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The total annual hour burden to complete the data collection forms is 330 hours, that is 165 grantees completing a form twice a year with an estimated completion time for the form being one hour. 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., 3E.405B, Washington, DC 20530. Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; Extension of a Currently Approved Collection Office on Violence Against Women, Department of Justice. AGENCY: ACTION: 60-day Notice. The Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) 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. SUMMARY: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 60 days until December 19, 2014. DATES: If you have additional comments especially on 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 Cathy Poston, Office on Violence Against Women, at 202–514–5430 or Catherine.poston@usdoj.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00081 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\20OCN1.SGM 20OCN1

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[FR Doc No: 2014-24840]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

[OMB Number 1122--NEW]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection 
eComments Requested; New Collection

AGENCY: Office on Violence Against Women, Department of Justice.

ACTION: 60-day Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women 
(OVW) 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.

DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 60 days until 
December 19, 2014.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have additional comments 
especially on 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 
Cathy Poston, Office on Violence Against Women, at 202-514-5430 or 
Catherine.poston@usdoj.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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 Office on 
Violence Against Women, 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) Evaluate whether and if so how the quality, utility, and 
clarity of the information to be collected; and
    (3) 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: New collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Survey of Victim Services 
Organizations Receiving Funds under Grant Programs Authorized under the 
Violence Against Women Act.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Form Number: 1122-
XXXX. U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary: The affected public includes 
approximately 800 victim services organizations currently or previously 
funded through grant programs authorized under the Violence Against 
Women Act (VAWA) and administered by the Office on Violence Against 
Women. Organization that provide victim services are increasingly using 
trauma informed services and interventions. OVW seeks to understand 
which grantees are engaged in the provision of trauma informed services 
and interventions, how trauma informed services and interventions are 
being

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implemented, and identify best practices. In order to better support 
current and future grantees who provide comprehensive, holistic 
services to victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual 
assault and stalking, OVW will gather information through an electronic 
online survey tool about trauma informed services. This information 
will assist OVW in the implementation of grant programs that are 
authorized to support victim services and will also benefit other 
communities that want to consider using funds to support similar 
services.
    In addition, OVW will be able to provide more effective training 
and technical to grantees on implementing trauma informed services.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond/reply: It is 
estimated that it will take the approximately 800 respondents (victim 
service organizations currently or previously funded through grant 
programs authorized by VAWA and administered by OVW) approximately 30 
minutes to complete the survey. The survey will include 10 questions 
about the respondents' understanding of trauma informed services and 
interventions, how trauma informed services and interventions are being 
implemented, successes and challenges of utilizing trauma informed 
services and interventions, and a survey of best practices. The survey 
will include a combination of multiple choice questions and questions 
involving a rating scale as well one or two narrative questions.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: The total annual hour burden to complete the data 
collection forms is 400 hours, that is approximately 800 respondents 
with an estimated completion time for the form being 30 minutes.
    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., 3E.405B, Washington, DC 20530.

    Dated: October 15, 2014.
Jerri Murray,
Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice.
[FR Doc. 2014-24840 Filed 10-17-14; 8:45 am]
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