Renewal of Agency Information Collection for the Application for Admission to Haskell Indian Nations University and to Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute, 22739-22740 [2015-09538]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 78 / Thursday, April 23, 2015 / Notices (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.864, Population Research; 93.865, Research for Mothers and Children; 93.929, Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research; 93.209, Contraception and Infertility Loan Repayment Program, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: April 17, 2015. Michelle Trout, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2015–09441 Filed 4–22–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elizabeth S. Sangine at 703–648–7720 (telephone); escottsangine@usgs.gov (email); or by mail at U.S. Geological Survey, 988 National Center, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20192. You may also find information about this Information Collection Request (ICR) at www.reginfo.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Geological Survey [GX15LR000F60100] Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Interior. ACTION: Notice of an extension and revision of a currently approved information collection (1028–0053). AGENCY: We (the U.S. Geological Survey) are asking the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve the information collection (IC) described below. This collection consists of 27 forms. As part of the requested extension, we will make several revisions to the number of the associated collection instruments. These revisions include: (1) Deleting USGS Form 9–4053–A, USGS Form 9–4073–A, and USGS Form 9–4097–A; (2) changing USGS Form 9–4094–A and USGS Form 9–4095–A from monthly and annual to annual-only reporting forms; (3) changing USGS Form 9–4057–A and USGS Form 9–4060–A from quarterly and annual to annual-only reporting forms; and (4) decreasing the average burden time for USGS Form 9–4074–A from 2 hours to 1 hour. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, and as part of our continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, we invite the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on this IC. This collection is scheduled to expire on August 31, 2015. DATES: To ensure that your comments are considered, OMB must receive them on or before May 26, 2015. ADDRESSES: Please submit your written comments on this information collection directly to the Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior, at OIRA_ mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:53 Apr 22, 2015 SUBMISSION@omb.eop.gov (email); or (202) 395–5806 (fax). Please also forward a copy of your comments to the Information Collection Clearance Officer, U.S. Geological Survey, 807 National Center, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20192 (mail); 703– 648–7195 (fax); or gs-info_collections@ usgs.gov (email). Reference ‘‘Information Collection 1028–0053, Nonferrous Metals Surveys’’ in all correspondence. Jkt 235001 I. Abstract Respondents to these forms supply the USGS with domestic production and consumption data for 22 ores, concentrates, and metals, some of which are considered strategic and critical. These data and derived information will be published as chapters in Minerals Yearbooks, monthly and quarterly Mineral Industry Surveys, annual Mineral Commodity Summaries, and special publications, for use by Government agencies, industry education programs, and the general public. II. Data OMB Control Number: 1028–0053. Form Number: Various (27 forms). Title: Nonferrous Metals Surveys. Type of Request: Extension and revision of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or OtherFor-Profit Institutions: U.S. nonfuel minerals consumers of nonferrous metals and related materials. Respondent Obligation: None. Participation is voluntary. Frequency of Collection: Monthly, Quarterly, or Annually. Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 4,252. Estimated Time per Response: For each form, we will include an average burden time ranging from 20 minutes to 1 hour. Annual Burden Hours: 3,212 hours. Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping ‘‘Non-Hour Cost’’ Burden: There are no ‘‘non-hour cost’’ burdens associated with this collection of information. Public Disclosure Statement: The PRA (44 U.S.C. 3501, et seq.) provides that an PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 22739 agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number and current expiration date. III. Request for Comments On January 27, 2015, a 60-day Federal Register notice (80 FR 4306) was published announcing this information collection. Public comments were solicited for 60 days ending March 30, 2015. We received one public comment in response to that notice from the Department of Commerce Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) supporting the continued collection of these data which are an important data source for key components of BEA’s economic statistics. We again invite comments as to: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the agency to perform its duties, including whether the information is useful; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden time to the proposed collection of information; (c) how to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) how to minimize the burden on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Please note that the comments submitted in response to this notice are a matter of public record. Before including your personal mailing address, phone number, email address, or other personally identifiable information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment, including your personally identifiable information, may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personally identifiable information from public view, we cannot guarantee that it will be done. Michael J. Magyar, Associate Director, National Minerals Information Center. [FR Doc. 2015–09469 Filed 4–22–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4311–AM–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs [156A2100DD/AAKC001030/ A0A501010.999900 253G] Renewal of Agency Information Collection for the Application for Admission to Haskell Indian Nations University and to Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. E:\FR\FM\23APN1.SGM 23APN1 22740 ACTION: Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 78 / Thursday, April 23, 2015 / Notices Notice of request for comments. In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is seeking comments on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the collection of information for the Application for Admission to Haskell Indian Nations University (Haskell) and to Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute (SIPI), authorized by OMB Control Number 1076–0114. This information collection expires August 31, 2015. DATES: Submit comments on or before June 22, 2015. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the information collection to: Ms. Jacquelyn Cheek, Special Assistant to the Director, Bureau of Indian Education, 1849 C Street NW., Mailstop 4657–MIB, Washington, DC 20240; facsimile: (202) 208–3312; or email to: Jacklyn.Cheek@bia.edu. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Jacquelyn Cheek, phone: (202) 208– 6983. SUMMARY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract The BIE is requesting renewal of OMB approval for the admission forms for Haskell and SIPI. These admission forms are used in determining program eligibility of American Indian and Alaska Native students for educational services. These forms are utilized pursuant to the Blood Quantum Act, Public Law 99–228; the Synder Act, Chapter 115, Public Law 67–85; and, the Indian Appropriations of the 48th Congress, Chapter 180, page 91, For Support of Schools, July 4, 1884. 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. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:53 Apr 22, 2015 Jkt 235001 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: 1076–0114. Title: Application for Admission to Haskell Indian Nations University and to Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute. Brief Description of Collection: Submission of these eligibility application forms is mandatory in determining a student’s eligibility for educational services. The information is collected on two forms: Application for Admission to Haskell form and SIPI form. Type of Review: Extension without change of currently approved collection. Respondents: Students. Number of Respondents: 4,000 per year, on average. Frequency of Response: Once per year for Haskell; each trimester for SIPI. Estimated Time per Response: 30 minutes per Haskell application; 30 minutes per SIPI application. Estimated Total Annual Hour Burden: 2,000 hours. Estimated Total Annual Non-Hour Dollar Cost: $10,000. Dated: April 16, 2015. Elizabeth K. Appel, Director, Office of Regulatory Affairs and Collaborative Action, Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 2015–09538 Filed 4–22–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4337–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs [156A2100DD/AAKC001030/ A0A501010.999900 253G] Indian Gaming Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Extension of TribalState Class III Gaming Compact. AGENCY: This publishes notice of the extension of the Class III gaming compact between the Rosebud Sioux Tribe and the State of South Dakota. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Effective Date: April 23, 2015. Ms. Paula L. Hart, Director, Office of Indian Gaming, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary—Policy and Economic Development, Washington, DC 20240, (202) 219–4066. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to 25 CFR 293.5, an extension to an existing tribal-state Class III gaming compact does not require approval by the Secretary if the extension does not include any amendment to the terms of the compact. The Rosebud Sioux Tribe and the State of South Dakota have reached an agreement to extend the expiration of their existing Tribal-State Class III gaming compact until August 9, 2015. This publishes notice of the new expiration date of the compact. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dated: April 15, 2015. Kevin K. Washburn, Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 2015–09541 Filed 4–22–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4337–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLNV912. L10200000.PH0000 LXSS006F0000 261A; 14–08807; MO# 4500078797] Notice of Public Meetings: Sierra Front-Northwestern Great Basin Resource Advisory Council, Nevada Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. 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, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Sierra FrontNorthwestern Great Basin Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will hold a meeting in Nevada, in May 2015. The meeting is open to the public. DATES: May 14 and15 at the BLM Carson City, Nevada District. A field trip will be held on Thursday, May 14, at the Desatoya Mountain Range and a meeting will be held on Friday, May 15, at the St. Augustines Cultural Center (113 Virginia Street) in Austin, Nevada. Approximate meeting times are 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. However, meetings could end earlier if discussions and presentations conclude before 1 p.m. The meeting will include a public comment period at approximately 11 a.m. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lisa Ross, Public Affairs Specialist, Carson City District Office, 5665 Morgan Mill SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\23APN1.SGM 23APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 78 (Thursday, April 23, 2015)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-09538]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs

[156A2100DD/AAKC001030/A0A501010.999900 253G]


Renewal of Agency Information Collection for the Application for 
Admission to Haskell Indian Nations University and to Southwestern 
Indian Polytechnic Institute

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

[[Page 22740]]


ACTION: Notice of request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is seeking comments on the renewal of 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the collection of 
information for the Application for Admission to Haskell Indian Nations 
University (Haskell) and to Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute 
(SIPI), authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0114. This information 
collection expires August 31, 2015.

DATES: Submit comments on or before June 22, 2015.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the information collection to: 
Ms. Jacquelyn Cheek, Special Assistant to the Director, Bureau of 
Indian Education, 1849 C Street NW., Mailstop 4657-MIB, Washington, DC 
20240; facsimile: (202) 208-3312; or email to: Jacklyn.Cheek@bia.edu.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Jacquelyn Cheek, phone: (202) 208-
6983.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    The BIE is requesting renewal of OMB approval for the admission 
forms for Haskell and SIPI. These admission forms are used in 
determining program eligibility of American Indian and Alaska Native 
students for educational services. These forms are utilized pursuant to 
the Blood Quantum Act, Public Law 99-228; the Synder Act, Chapter 115, 
Public Law 67-85; and, the Indian Appropriations of the 48th Congress, 
Chapter 180, page 91, For Support of Schools, July 4, 1884.

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: 1076-0114.
    Title: Application for Admission to Haskell Indian Nations 
University and to Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute.
    Brief Description of Collection: Submission of these eligibility 
application forms is mandatory in determining a student's eligibility 
for educational services. The information is collected on two forms: 
Application for Admission to Haskell form and SIPI form.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of currently approved 
collection.
    Respondents: Students.
    Number of Respondents: 4,000 per year, on average.
    Frequency of Response: Once per year for Haskell; each trimester 
for SIPI.
    Estimated Time per Response: 30 minutes per Haskell application; 30 
minutes per SIPI application.
    Estimated Total Annual Hour Burden: 2,000 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Non-Hour Dollar Cost: $10,000.

    Dated: April 16, 2015.
Elizabeth K. Appel,
Director, Office of Regulatory Affairs and Collaborative Action, Indian 
Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2015-09538 Filed 4-22-15; 8:45 am]
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