Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Appointed Counsel in Involuntary Indian Child Custody Proceedings in State Courts, 15554 [2016-06482]

Download as PDF 15554 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 56 / Wednesday, March 23, 2016 / Notices comments received in response to this notice. BIA in accordance with the Indian Child Welfare Act. Dated: March 17, 2016. George D. Williams, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, Legislative Initiatives and Outreach. 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 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 personally identifiable 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. [FR Doc. 2016–06492 Filed 3–22–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs [167 A2100DD/AAKC001030/ A0A501010.999900] Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Appointed Counsel in Involuntary Indian Child Custody Proceedings in State Courts Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of request for comments. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is seeking comments on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the collection of information for Appointed Counsel in Involuntary Indian Child Custody Proceedings in State Courts authorized by OMB Control Number 1076–0111. This information collection expires June 30, 2016. DATES: Submit comments on or before May 23, 2016. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the information collection to Ms. Evangeline Campbell, 1849 C Street NW., Mail Stop 4513, Washington, DC 20240; fax: (202) 513–208–5113; or email: Evangeline.Campbell@bia.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Evangeline Campbell, (202) 513–7621, or Ms. Debra Burton, (202) 513–7610. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: jstallworth on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES I. Abstract The BIA is seeking comments on the information collection conducted under 25 CFR 23.13, implementing the Indian Child Welfare Act (25 U.S.C. 1901 et seq.). The information collection allows BIA to receive written requests by State courts that appoint counsel for an indigent Indian parent or Indian custodian in an involuntary Indian child custody proceeding when appointment of counsel is not authorized by State law. The applicable BIA Regional Director uses this information to decide whether to certify that the client in the notice is eligible to have his counsel compensated by the VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:26 Mar 22, 2016 Jkt 238001 III. Data OMB Control Number: 1076–0111. Title: Payment for Appointed Counsel in Involuntary Indian Child Custody Proceedings in State Courts, 25 CFR 23.13. Brief Description of Collection: This information is required in order for States to receive payment for counsel appointed to indigent Indian parents or custodians in involuntary child custody proceedings under 25 CFR 23.13. The information is collected to determine applicant eligibility for services. Type of Review: Extension without change of currently approved collection. Respondents: State courts eligible for payment of attorney fees pursuant to 25 CFR 23.13. Number of Respondents: Four per year. Estimated Time per Response: Two hours for reporting and one hour for recordkeeping. Frequency of Response: Once, on occasion. Obligation to Respond: Response required to obtain a benefit. PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Estimated Total Annual Hour Burden: 12 hours. Estimated Total Annual Cost: $0. Elizabeth K. Appel, Director, Office of Regulatory Affairs and Collaborative Action—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 2016–06482 Filed 3–22–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4337–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLCO922000–L13100000–FI0000–16X] Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Leases COC73423, COC73424, COC73440, COC73442, COC73443, COC73444, Colorado Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: As provided for under the Mineral Lands Leasing Act of 1920, as amended, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received petitions to reinstate oil and gas leases COC73423, COC73424, COC73440, COC73442, COC73443, and COC73444 from Synergy Resources Corporation for lands in Morgan and Weld counties, Colorado. The lessee filed the petitions on time, along with all the rentals due since the leases terminated under the law. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cheryl Hirschel, BLM Land Law Examiner, Fluid Minerals Adjudication, at (303) 239–3749. Persons who use a telecommunication 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. FIRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or questions with the above individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The lessee has agreed to the amended lease terms for additional stipulations and for rentals and royalties at rates of $10 per acre or fraction thereof, per year and 162⁄3 percent, respectively. The lessee has paid the required $500 administrative fee and $159 to reimburse the Department for the cost of this Federal Register notice. The lessee has met all the requirements for reinstatement of the leases as set out in Section 31(d) and (e) of the Mineral Lands Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 188), and the BLM is proposing to reinstate leases COC73423, COC73424, COC73440, COC73442, COC73443 and COC73444 effective December 1, 2010, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\23MRN1.SGM 23MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 56 (Wednesday, March 23, 2016)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs

[167 A2100DD/AAKC001030/A0A501010.999900]


Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Appointed Counsel in 
Involuntary Indian Child Custody Proceedings in State Courts

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is seeking comments on the renewal of 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the collection of 
information for Appointed Counsel in Involuntary Indian Child Custody 
Proceedings in State Courts authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0111. 
This information collection expires June 30, 2016.

DATES: Submit comments on or before May 23, 2016.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the information collection to Ms. 
Evangeline Campbell, 1849 C Street NW., Mail Stop 4513, Washington, DC 
20240; fax: (202) 513-208-5113; or email: Evangeline.Campbell@bia.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Evangeline Campbell, (202) 513-
7621, or Ms. Debra Burton, (202) 513-7610.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Abstract

    The BIA is seeking comments on the information collection conducted 
under 25 CFR 23.13, implementing the Indian Child Welfare Act (25 
U.S.C. 1901 et seq.). The information collection allows BIA to receive 
written requests by State courts that appoint counsel for an indigent 
Indian parent or Indian custodian in an involuntary Indian child 
custody proceeding when appointment of counsel is not authorized by 
State law. The applicable BIA Regional Director uses this information 
to decide whether to certify that the client in the notice is eligible 
to have his counsel compensated by the BIA in accordance with the 
Indian Child Welfare Act.

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 
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 personally 
identifiable 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: 1076-0111.
    Title: Payment for Appointed Counsel in Involuntary Indian Child 
Custody Proceedings in State Courts, 25 CFR 23.13.
    Brief Description of Collection: This information is required in 
order for States to receive payment for counsel appointed to indigent 
Indian parents or custodians in involuntary child custody proceedings 
under 25 CFR 23.13. The information is collected to determine applicant 
eligibility for services.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of currently approved 
collection.
    Respondents: State courts eligible for payment of attorney fees 
pursuant to 25 CFR 23.13.
    Number of Respondents: Four per year.
    Estimated Time per Response: Two hours for reporting and one hour 
for recordkeeping.
    Frequency of Response: Once, on occasion.
    Obligation to Respond: Response required to obtain a benefit.
    Estimated Total Annual Hour Burden: 12 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost: $0.

Elizabeth K. Appel,
Director, Office of Regulatory Affairs and Collaborative Action--Indian 
Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2016-06482 Filed 3-22-16; 8:45 am]
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