Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; Extension With Change, of a Previously Approved Collection Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) Enrollment/National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) E-Check Enrollment Form, Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) Officer/Employee Acknowledgement of Responsibilities Under the NICS Form, 6540-6541 [2016-02377]

Download as PDF 6540 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 25 / Monday, February 8, 2016 / Notices sheriff’s offices, and primary state law enforcement agencies. Since 1987, BJS has collected information about the personnel, policies, and practices of law enforcement agencies via the Law Enforcement Management and Administrative Statistics (LEMAS) survey. This core survey, which has been administered every 4 to 6 years, has been used to produce nationally representative estimates on the demographic characteristics of sworn personnel, hiring practices, operations, equipment, technology, and agency policies and procedures. BJS plans to publish this information in reports and reference it when responding to queries from the U.S. Congress, Executive Office of the President, the U.S. Supreme Court, state officials, international organizations, researchers, students, the media, 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: An agency-level survey will be sent to approximately 3,497 LEA respondents. The expected burden placed on these respondents is about 2.65 hours per respondent. The burden estimate is based on data from prior administrations of the LEMAS. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: There is an estimated 9,269 total burden hours associated with this 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 Square, 145 N Street NE., 3E.405B, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: February 3, 2016. Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2016–02378 Filed 2–5–16; 8:45 am] asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 4410–18–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:51 Feb 05, 2016 Jkt 238001 DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [OMB Number 1110–0026] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; Extension With Change, of a Previously Approved Collection Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) Enrollment/National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) E-Check Enrollment Form, Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) Officer/Employee Acknowledgement of Responsibilities Under the NICS Form Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Justice. ACTION: 60-day notice. AGENCY: 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. DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 60 days until April 8, 2016. 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 Brandon S. Seifert, Management and Program Analyst, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division, NICS section, Module A–3, 1000 Custer Hollow Road, Clarksburg, West Virginia 26306, or facsimile at (304) 625–7540. 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: —Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Bureau of Justice Statistics, 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; —Evaluate whether and if so how the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected can be enhanced; and SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 —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: Extension with change of a currently approved collection. 2. The Title of the Form/Collection: Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) Enrollment/National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) ECheck Enrollment Form, Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) Officer/ Employee Acknowledgment of Responsibilities under the NICS form. 3. The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: The form is unnumbered 4. Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Any Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) or State Point of Contact (POC) requesting access to conduct National Instant Criminal Background Check Systems (NICS) checks telephonically or by the Internet through the NICS E-Check. Abstract: The Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act of 1993 required the United States Attorney General to establish a national instant criminal background check system that any FFL may contact, by telephone or by other electronic means, for information to be supplied immediately, on whether receipt of a firearm to a prospective purchaser would violate state or federal law. Information pertaining to licensees who may contact the NICS is being collected to manage and control access to the NICS and to the NICS E-Check, to ensure appropriate resources are available to support the NICS and also to ensure the privacy and security of NICS information. 5. An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: The completion of the Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) Enrollment/ National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) E-Check Enrollment Form is estimated that there are 406 respondents each month, 4,872 (406 × 12) annual responses, and that each response takes approximately two minutes, time to complete the form is estimated to be three minutes; and the time to assemble, mail, or fax the form E:\FR\FM\08FEN1.SGM 08FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 25 / Monday, February 8, 2016 / Notices to the FBI is estimated to be three minutes, for a total of 8 minutes per form. Total completion time is 4,872 × 8/60 = 650 hours. The completion of the Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) Officer/ Employee Acknowledgment of Responsibilities under the NICS form is estimated to take approximately three minutes to read the responsibilities and two minutes to complete the form, for a total of five minutes. The average hour burden for this specific forms is 6,000 × 5 minutes/60 = 250 hours. 6. An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The entire process of reading the letter and completing both forms would take 15 minutes per respondent. The average hour burden for completing both forms and reading the accompanying letter would be 4,872 × 15/60 = 1,218 hours. 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: February 3, 2016. Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2016–02377 Filed 2–5–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–02–P including a description of the likely respondents, proposed frequency of response, and estimated total burden may be obtained free of charge from the RegInfo.gov Web site at http:// www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAViewICR?ref_nbr=201601-1225-004 or by contacting Michel Smyth by telephone at 202–693–4129, TTY 202– 693–8064, (these are not toll-free numbers) or sending an email to DOL_ PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov. Submit comments about this request by mail or courier to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for DOL– OASAM, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503; by Fax: 202–395–5806 (this is not a toll-free number); or by email: OIRA_ submission@omb.eop.gov. Commenters are encouraged, but not required, to send a courtesy copy of any comments by mail or courier to the U.S. Department of Labor-OASAM, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Attn: Departmental Information Compliance Management Program, Room N1301, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; or by email: DOL_PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michel Smyth by telephone at 202–693– 4129, TTY 202–693–8064, (these are not toll-free numbers) or sending an email to DOL_PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3507(a)(1)(D). This ICR seeks approval under the PRA for revisions to the Department of Labor Generic Solution for ‘‘Touch-Base’’ Activities information collection. This information collection activity provides a means to garner qualitative customer and stakeholder feedback in an efficient, timely manner. Feedback will provide insights into customer or stakeholder perceptions, experiences and expectations, provide an early warning of issues interest, or focus attention on areas where communication, training, or changes in operations or policy might improve delivery of products, services, or Federal policy. These collections will allow for ongoing, collaborative, and actionable communications between the DOL and its customers and stakeholders. Information collected will also allow feedback to contribute directly to the improvement of program management. This ICR would revise the collection to clarify that it may be used to obtain information to assist policy choices and would be similar to an ICR approved specifically for the Employment and Training Administration that is designed to get SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of the Secretary Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Department of Labor Generic Solution for ‘‘Touch-Base’’ Activities ACTION: Notice. The Department of Labor is submitting the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management (OASAM) sponsored information collection request (ICR) revision titled, ‘‘Department of Labor Generic Solution for ‘‘Touch-Base’’ Activities,’’ to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for use in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Public comments on the ICR are invited. DATES: The OMB will consider all written comments that agency receives on or before March 9, 2016. ADDRESSES: A copy of this ICR with applicable supporting documentation; asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:51 Feb 05, 2016 Jkt 238001 PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 6541 quick feedback on issues of interest to that agency. This information collection is subject to the PRA. A Federal agency generally cannot conduct or sponsor a collection of information, and the public is generally not required to respond to an information collection, unless it is approved by the OMB under the PRA and displays a currently valid OMB Control Number. In addition, notwithstanding any other provisions of law, no person shall generally be subject to penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information that does not display a valid Control Number. See 5 CFR 1320.5(a) and 1320.6. The DOL obtains OMB approval for this information collection under Control Number 1225–0059. The DOL notes that existing information collection requirements submitted to the OMB receive a month-to-month extension while they undergo review. New requirements would only take effect upon OMB approval. Interested parties are encouraged to send comments to the OMB, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at the address shown in the ADDRESSES section within thirty (30) days of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. In order to help ensure appropriate consideration, comments should mention OMB Control Number 1225–0059. The OMB is particularly interested in comments that: • 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. Agency: DOL–OASAM. Title of Collection: Department of Labor Generic Solution for ‘‘TouchBase’’ Activities. OMB Control Number: 1225–0059. Affected Public: State, Local, and Tribal Governments; Individuals or Households; and Private Sector— E:\FR\FM\08FEN1.SGM 08FEN1

Agencies

[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 25 (Monday, February 8, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 6540-6541]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-02377]


-----------------------------------------------------------------------

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

[OMB Number 1110-0026]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection 
eComments Requested; Extension With Change, of a Previously Approved 
Collection Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) Enrollment/National Instant 
Criminal Background Check System (NICS) E-Check Enrollment Form, 
Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) Officer/Employee Acknowledgement of 
Responsibilities Under the NICS Form

AGENCY: Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Justice.

ACTION: 60-day notice.

-----------------------------------------------------------------------

SUMMARY:  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.

DATES:  Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 60 days until 
April 8, 2016.

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 
Brandon S. Seifert, Management and Program Analyst, Federal Bureau of 
Investigation, Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division, 
NICS section, Module A-3, 1000 Custer Hollow Road, Clarksburg, West 
Virginia 26306, or facsimile at (304) 625-7540.

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:

--Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary 
for the proper performance of the functions of the Bureau of Justice 
Statistics, 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;
--Evaluate whether and if so how the quality, utility, and clarity of 
the information to be collected can be enhanced; 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: Extension with change of a 
currently approved collection.
    2. The Title of the Form/Collection: Federal Firearms Licensee 
(FFL) Enrollment/National Instant Criminal Background Check System 
(NICS) E-Check Enrollment Form, Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) 
Officer/Employee Acknowledgment of Responsibilities under the NICS 
form.
    3. The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of 
the Department sponsoring the collection: The form is unnumbered
    4. Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract:
    Primary: Any Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) or State Point of 
Contact (POC) requesting access to conduct National Instant Criminal 
Background Check Systems (NICS) checks telephonically or by the 
Internet through the NICS E-Check.
    Abstract: The Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act of 1993 
required the United States Attorney General to establish a national 
instant criminal background check system that any FFL may contact, by 
telephone or by other electronic means, for information to be supplied 
immediately, on whether receipt of a firearm to a prospective purchaser 
would violate state or federal law. Information pertaining to licensees 
who may contact the NICS is being collected to manage and control 
access to the NICS and to the NICS E-Check, to ensure appropriate 
resources are available to support the NICS and also to ensure the 
privacy and security of NICS information.
    5. An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of 
time estimated for an average respondent to respond: The completion of 
the Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) Enrollment/National Instant 
Criminal Background Check System (NICS) E-Check Enrollment Form is 
estimated that there are 406 respondents each month, 4,872 (406 x 12) 
annual responses, and that each response takes approximately two 
minutes, time to complete the form is estimated to be three minutes; 
and the time to assemble, mail, or fax the form

[[Page 6541]]

to the FBI is estimated to be three minutes, for a total of 8 minutes 
per form. Total completion time is 4,872 x 8/60 = 650 hours.
    The completion of the Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) Officer/
Employee Acknowledgment of Responsibilities under the NICS form is 
estimated to take approximately three minutes to read the 
responsibilities and two minutes to complete the form, for a total of 
five minutes. The average hour burden for this specific forms is 6,000 
x 5 minutes/60 = 250 hours.
    6. An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: The entire process of reading the letter and 
completing both forms would take 15 minutes per respondent. The average 
hour burden for completing both forms and reading the accompanying 
letter would be 4,872 x 15/60 = 1,218 hours.
    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: February 3, 2016.
Jerri Murray,
Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice.
[FR Doc. 2016-02377 Filed 2-5-16; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4410-02-P