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Download as PDF 19240 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 64 / Monday, April 4, 2016 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [OMB Number 1121–0024] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; Claim for Death Benefits Office of Justice Programs, Department of Justice. ACTION: 30-day notice. AGENCY: The Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Assistance, 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. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register at 81 FR 1224, on January 11, 2016 allowing for a 60 day comment period. SUMMARY: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for an additional 30 days until May 4, 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 Chris Casto by mail at Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, 810 7th Street NW., Washington, DC 20531; or by email at Chris.Casto@usdoj.gov. Written comments and/or suggestions can also be directed to the Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention Department of Justice Desk Officer, Washington, DC 20503 or sent to OIRA_submissions@omb.eop.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: —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; mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:03 Apr 01, 2016 Jkt 238001 —Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and/or —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: Reinstatement with change of a previously approved collection 2. The Title of the Form/Collection: Claim for Death Benefits 3. The agency form number: None. 4. Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Eligible survivors of fallen public safety officers. Abstract: BJA’s Public Safety Officers’ Benefits (PSOB) Office will use the PSOB Claim Form information to confirm the eligibility of applicants to receive Public Safety Officers’ Death Benefits. Eligibility is dependent on several factors, including public safety officer status, an injury sustained in the line of duty, and the claimant status in the beneficiary hierarchy according to the PSOB Act. In addition, information to help the PSOB Office identify an individual is collected, such as Social Security numbers, telephone numbers, and email addresses. Changes to the claim form have been made in an effort to streamline the application process and eliminate requests for information that are either irrelevant or already being collected by other means. Others: None. 5 An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: It is estimated that no more than 350 respondents will apply a year. Each application takes approximately 120 minutes to complete. 6 An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: Total Annual Reporting Burden: 350 × 120 minutes per application = 42,000 minutes/by 60 minutes per hour = 700 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. PO 00000 Frm 00129 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: March 30, 2016. Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2016–07606 Filed 4–1–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [OMB Number 1121–0025] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; Report of Public Safety Officers Death Benefits Office of Justice Programs, Department of Justice. ACTION: 30-day notice. AGENCY: The Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Assistance, 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. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register at 81 FR 1223 on January 11, 2016 allowing for a 60 day comment period. SUMMARY: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for an additional 30 days until May 4, 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 Chris Casto by mail at Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, 810 7th Street NW., Washington, DC 20531; or by email at Chris.Casto@usdoj.gov. Written comments and/or suggestions can also be directed to the Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention Department of Justice Desk Officer, Washington, DC 20503 or sent to OIRA_submissions@omb.eop.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: —Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including DATES: E:\FR\FM\04APN1.SGM 04APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

[OMB Number 1121-0024]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection 
eComments Requested; Claim for Death Benefits

AGENCY: Office of Justice Programs, Department of Justice.

ACTION: 30-day notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs 
(OJP), Bureau of Justice Assistance, 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. This proposed information collection was 
previously published in the Federal Register at 81 FR 1224, on January 
11, 2016 allowing for a 60 day comment period.

DATES:  Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for an additional 
30 days until May 4, 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 
Chris Casto by mail at Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice 
Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, 810 7th Street NW., Washington, 
DC 20531; or by email at Chris.Casto@usdoj.gov. Written comments and/or 
suggestions can also be directed to the Office of Management and 
Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention 
Department of Justice Desk Officer, Washington, DC 20503 or sent to 
OIRA_submissions@omb.eop.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:
    --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/or
    --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: Reinstatement with change of a 
previously approved collection
    2. The Title of the Form/Collection: Claim for Death Benefits
    3. The agency form number: None.
    4. Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract:
    Primary: Eligible survivors of fallen public safety officers.
    Abstract: BJA's Public Safety Officers' Benefits (PSOB) Office will 
use the PSOB Claim Form information to confirm the eligibility of 
applicants to receive Public Safety Officers' Death Benefits. 
Eligibility is dependent on several factors, including public safety 
officer status, an injury sustained in the line of duty, and the 
claimant status in the beneficiary hierarchy according to the PSOB Act. 
In addition, information to help the PSOB Office identify an individual 
is collected, such as Social Security numbers, telephone numbers, and 
email addresses. Changes to the claim form have been made in an effort 
to streamline the application process and eliminate requests for 
information that are either irrelevant or already being collected by 
other means.
    Others: None.
    5 An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of 
time estimated for an average respondent to respond: It is estimated 
that no more than 350 respondents will apply a year. Each application 
takes approximately 120 minutes to complete.
    6 An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with 
the collection: An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) 
associated with the collection: Total Annual Reporting Burden: 350 x 
120 minutes per application = 42,000 minutes/by 60 minutes per hour = 
700 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: March 30, 2016.
Jerri Murray,
Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice.
[FR Doc. 2016-07606 Filed 4-1-16; 8:45 am]
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