Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection, 33709-33710 [2016-12562]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 103 / Friday, May 27, 2016 / Notices Hollow Road, Clarksburg, West Virginia 26306; facsimile (304) 625–3566. 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. sradovich on DSK3TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Overview of This Information Collection 18:00 May 26, 2016 Jkt 238001 Dated: May 23, 2016. Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2016–12431 Filed 5–26–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–02–P MERIT SYSTEMS PROTECTION BOARD Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection AGENCY: 1. Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved collection. 2. The Title of the Form/Collection: Return A—Monthly Return of Offenses Known to Police and Supplement to Return A—Monthly Return of Offenses Known to Police. 3. The agency form number: 1–720 and 1–706. 4. Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: City, county, state, federal, and tribal law enforcement agencies. Under title 28, U.S. Code, section 534, Acquisition, Preservation, and Exchange of Identification Records; Appointment of Officials, 1930, this collection requests part I offense and clearance data as well as stolen and recovered monetary values of stolen property throughout the United States from city, county, state, tribal, and federal law enforcement agencies in order for the FBI UCR Program to serve as the VerDate Sep<11>2014 national clearinghouse for the collection and dissemination of crime data and to publish these statistics in the Semiannual and Preliminary Annual Reports and Crime in the United States. 5. An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: There are potential of 18,498 law enforcement agency respondents; calculated estimates indicate 10 minutes for the Return A and 11 minutes for the Supplement to Return A. 6. An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: There are approximately 189,336.5 hours, annual burden, associated with this information 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. Merit Systems Protection Board. ACTION: Notice. The U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB or the Board), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on an extension, without change, of a currently approved information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning the Board’s Appeal Form (MSPB Form 185) and corresponding e-Appeal Online system (e-Appeal). MSPB Form 185 and e-Appeal provides an efficient way for respondents to submit information required by the Board’s regulations to initiate an appeal. The MSPB has requested an emergency extension of this information collection, which expires on May 31, 2016, for 90 days. DATES: Written comments must be received on or before July 26, 2016. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00056 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 33709 Submit written comments on the collection of information to William D. Spencer, Clerk of the Board, Merit Systems Protection Board, 1615 M Street NW., Washington, DC 20419. Because of possible mail delays, respondents are encouraged to submit comments by email to mspb@mspb.gov or by fax to 202–653–7130. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Please contact William D. Spencer, Clerk of the Board, Merit Systems Protection Board, 1615 M Street NW., Washington, DC 20419; telephone 202– 653–7200; fax 202–653–7130; email to mspb@mspb.gov. Persons without internet access may request a paper copy of the MSPB Appeal Form from the Office of the Clerk of the Board. The MSPB is an independent, quasi-judicial agency in the Executive branch that serves as the guardian of Federal merit systems. The Board was established by Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1978, which was codified by the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978, Public Law 95–454. The Board is authorized to adjudicate appeals of certain Federal agency personnel and retirement actions and certain alleged violations of law. See 5 U.S.C. 1204, 1221, 3330a and 7701; 38 U.S.C. 4324. The Board has published its regulations for processing appeals at 5 CFR parts 1201, 1208, and 1209. In order to fulfill its statutory and regulatory mandates, the Board is authorized to collect information pertinent to a case, appeal, or request for review. 5 U.S.C. 1204. This information may include pleadings, evidence, and other case related information necessary for the adjudication and administration of the case. The parties to MSPB actions submit such records in the course of adjudication. The Board’s regulations require that appellants provide certain information when filing an appeal so that the Board can determine whether it has jurisdiction over the appeal and whether it has been filed within the applicable time limit. Although an appeal may be filed in any format, including letter form, MSPB provides an appeal form so that a person seeking to file an appeal will know that he or she is providing all information required for the Board to initiate processing. An electronic filing system, e-Appeal, is also available to respondents to submit same required information. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Collection of Information Title: Merit Systems Protection Board Appeal Form (MSPB FORM 185). Type of Information Collection: Extension, without change, of a E:\FR\FM\27MYN1.SGM 27MYN1 33710 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 103 / Friday, May 27, 2016 / Notices currently approved information collection. OMB Number: 3124–0009. MSPB Forms: MSPB Form 185. Abstract: MSPB’s regulations (5 CFR 1201, 1208, and 1209) require appellants to provide certain information when filing an appeal to determine jurisdiction and timeliness. While the information may be submitted in any format, this form provides an efficient way to ensure that all of the required information is submitted. This form is available to download as a PDF or appellants may use the electronic filing system, e-Appeal. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Number of Respondents: 7,150. Number of Responses: 7,150. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 7,150. Estimated Cost: The estimated annual cost to respondents operations and maintenance costs for technical services is $232,518. There are no annual startup or capital costs. Comments Comments may be submitted as indicated in the ADDRESSES caption above. Comments are solicited to (a) evaluate whether the proposed data collection is necessary for the proper performance of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) 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; (c) enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) 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. William D. Spencer, Clerk of the Board. sradovich on DSK3TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES [FR Doc. 2016–12562 Filed 5–26–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7400–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:00 May 26, 2016 Jkt 238001 THE NATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES Institute of Museum and Library Services Notice of Proposed Information Collection Request: State Library Administrative Agencies Survey FY 2016 & FY 2018 Institute of Museum and Library Services, National Foundation for the Arts and the Humanities. ACTION: Notice, request for comments, collection of information. AGENCY: The Institute of Museum and Library Service (‘‘IMLS’’) as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance consultation program to provide the general public and federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 et. seq.). This pre-clearance consultation program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. The purpose of this Notice is to solicit comments concerning the continuance of the State Library Administrative Agencies Survey for FY 2016 & FY 2018. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the ADDRESSES section below on or before July 27, 2016. The IMLS is particularly interested in comments which: • 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g. permitting electronic submissions of responses. ADDRESSES: For a copy of the documents contact: Matthew Birnbaum, Senior Evaluation Officer, Office of Impact Assessment and Learning, Institute of Museum and Library Services, 955 L’Enfant Plaza North SW., Suite 4000, Washington, DC 20024–2135. Dr. Birnbaum can be reached by Telephone: 202–653–4760, Fax: 202–653–4604, or by email at mbirnbaum@imls.gov or by teletype (TTY/TDD) at 202–653–4614. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie Burwell, Chief Information Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Institute of Museum and Library Services, 955 L’Enfant Plaza North SW., Suite 4000, Washington, DC 20024– 2135. Mrs. Burwell can be reached by Telephone: 202–653–4684, Fax: 202– 653–4625, or by email at sburwell@ imls.gov or by teletype (TTY/TDD) at 202–653–4614. Office hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., E.T., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) is an independent Federal grant-making agency and is the primary source of federal support for the Nation’s 123,000 libraries and 35,000 museums. IMLS provides a variety of grant programs to assist the Nation’s museums and libraries in improving their operations and enhancing their services to the public. IMLS is responsible for identifying national needs for and trends in museum, library, and information services; measuring and reporting on the impact and effectiveness of museum, library and information services throughout the United States, including programs conducted with funds made available by IMLS; identifying, and disseminating information on, the best practices of such programs; and developing plans to improve museum, library and information services of the United States and strengthen national, State, local, regional, and international communications and cooperative networks (20 U.S.C. 9108). II. Current Actions The State Library Administrative Agencies Survey has been conducted by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the clearance number 3137–0072, which expires 11/30/2016. State Library Administrative Agencies (‘‘SLAAs’’) are the official agencies of each state charged by state law with the extension and development of public E:\FR\FM\27MYN1.SGM 27MYN1

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MERIT SYSTEMS PROTECTION BOARD


Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection

AGENCY: Merit Systems Protection Board.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB or the Board), 
as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent 
burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take 
this opportunity to comment on an extension, without change, of a 
currently approved information collection. In accordance with the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning 
the Board's Appeal Form (MSPB Form 185) and corresponding e-Appeal 
Online system (e-Appeal). MSPB Form 185 and e-Appeal provides an 
efficient way for respondents to submit information required by the 
Board's regulations to initiate an appeal. The MSPB has requested an 
emergency extension of this information collection, which expires on 
May 31, 2016, for 90 days.

DATES: Written comments must be received on or before July 26, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information to 
William D. Spencer, Clerk of the Board, Merit Systems Protection Board, 
1615 M Street NW., Washington, DC 20419. Because of possible mail 
delays, respondents are encouraged to submit comments by email to 
mspb@mspb.gov or by fax to 202-653-7130.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Please contact William D. Spencer, 
Clerk of the Board, Merit Systems Protection Board, 1615 M Street NW., 
Washington, DC 20419; telephone 202-653-7200; fax 202-653-7130; email 
to mspb@mspb.gov. Persons without internet access may request a paper 
copy of the MSPB Appeal Form from the Office of the Clerk of the Board.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The MSPB is an independent, quasi-judicial 
agency in the Executive branch that serves as the guardian of Federal 
merit systems. The Board was established by Reorganization Plan No. 2 
of 1978, which was codified by the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978, 
Public Law 95-454. The Board is authorized to adjudicate appeals of 
certain Federal agency personnel and retirement actions and certain 
alleged violations of law. See 5 U.S.C. 1204, 1221, 3330a and 7701; 38 
U.S.C. 4324. The Board has published its regulations for processing 
appeals at 5 CFR parts 1201, 1208, and 1209. In order to fulfill its 
statutory and regulatory mandates, the Board is authorized to collect 
information pertinent to a case, appeal, or request for review. 5 
U.S.C. 1204. This information may include pleadings, evidence, and 
other case related information necessary for the adjudication and 
administration of the case. The parties to MSPB actions submit such 
records in the course of adjudication. The Board's regulations require 
that appellants provide certain information when filing an appeal so 
that the Board can determine whether it has jurisdiction over the 
appeal and whether it has been filed within the applicable time limit. 
Although an appeal may be filed in any format, including letter form, 
MSPB provides an appeal form so that a person seeking to file an appeal 
will know that he or she is providing all information required for the 
Board to initiate processing. An electronic filing system, e-Appeal, is 
also available to respondents to submit same required information.

Collection of Information

    Title: Merit Systems Protection Board Appeal Form (MSPB FORM 185).
    Type of Information Collection: Extension, without change, of a

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currently approved information collection.
    OMB Number: 3124-0009.
    MSPB Forms: MSPB Form 185.
    Abstract: MSPB's regulations (5 CFR 1201, 1208, and 1209) require 
appellants to provide certain information when filing an appeal to 
determine jurisdiction and timeliness. While the information may be 
submitted in any format, this form provides an efficient way to ensure 
that all of the required information is submitted. This form is 
available to download as a PDF or appellants may use the electronic 
filing system, e-Appeal.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Number of Respondents: 7,150.
    Number of Responses: 7,150.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 7,150.
    Estimated Cost: The estimated annual cost to respondents operations 
and maintenance costs for technical services is $232,518. There are no 
annual start-up or capital costs.

Comments

    Comments may be submitted as indicated in the ADDRESSES caption 
above. Comments are solicited to (a) evaluate whether the proposed data 
collection is necessary for the proper performance of the agency, 
including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) 
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; (c) enhance the quality, utility, and 
clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) 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.

William D. Spencer,
Clerk of the Board.
[FR Doc. 2016-12562 Filed 5-26-16; 8:45 am]
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