Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; Extension of a Currently Approved Collection: Capital Punishment Report of Inmates Under Sentence of Death, 41352-41353 [2016-14959]

Download as PDF 41352 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 122 / Friday, June 24, 2016 / Notices include that information as part of his or her comment. To submit comments: By mail ...................... Dated: June 21, 2016. Kira Antell, Senior Counsel, Office of Legal Policy. Send them to: Assistant Attorney General, U.S. DOJ—ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044– 7611. [FR Doc. 2016–14975 Filed 6–23–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE sradovich on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES Notice of Lodging of Proposed Amended Consent Decree Under the Clean Air Act On June 15, 2016, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed Amended Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan in the lawsuit entitled United States v. City of Wyandotte, Civil Action No. 11–cv–12181. In 2011, the United States entered into a Consent Decree with the City of Wyandotte (‘‘Wyandotte’’) to resolve allegations under the Clean Air Act that Wyandotte’s coal-fired electric generating Units 7 and 8 violated the emissions limits set forth in Wyandotte’s Title V permit, its Prevention of Significant Deterioration permit, the New Source Performance Standards, and the federally enforceable Michigan State Implementation Plan. After entry of the Consent Decree, Wyandotte violated several provisions of the original Consent Decree, including failing to submit required reports. Additionally, Wyandotte made some operational changes. Under the proposed Amended Consent Decree, Wyandotte will pay $425,000 in stipulated penalties, restrict Unit 7 to burning only natural gas, and retire Unit 8. The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on the Amended Consent Decree. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and should refer to United States v. City of Wyandotte, D.J. Ref. No. 90–5–2–1– 09346. All comments must be submitted no later than thirty (30) days after the publication date of this notice. Comments may be submitted either by email or by mail: To submit comments: Send them to: By email .................... pubcommentees.enrd@ usdoj.gov. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:43 Jun 23, 2016 Jkt 238001 During the public comment period, the Amended Consent Decree may be examined and downloaded at this Justice Department Web site: https:// www.justice.gov/enrd/consent-decrees. We will provide a paper copy of the Amended Consent Decree upon written request and payment of reproduction costs. Please mail your request and payment to: Consent Decree Library, U.S. DOJ— ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044–7611. Please enclose a check or money order for $14.50 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. Randall M. Stone, Acting Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 2016–15022 Filed 6–23–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs [OMB Number 1121–0030] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; Extension of a Currently Approved Collection: Capital Punishment Report of Inmates Under Sentence of Death Bureau of Justice Statistics, 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 August 23, 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Tracy L. Snell, Statistician, Bureau of Justice Statistics, 810 Seventh Street NW., Washington, DC 20531 (email: Tracy.L.Snell@usdoj.gov; telephone: 202–616–3288). 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 of a currently approved collection. (2) The Title of the Form/Collection: Capital Punishment Report of Inmates Under Sentence of Death. (3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: Form numbers for the questionnaire are NPS–8 (Report of Inmates Under Sentence of Death; NPS–8A (Update Report of Inmates Under Sentence of Death); NPS–8B (Status of Death Penalty Statutes—No Statute in Force); and NPS–8C (Status of Death Penalty Statutes—Statute in Force). The applicable component within the Department of Justice is the Bureau of Justice Statistics, in the Office of Justice Programs. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Respondents will be staff from state departments of correction, state Attorneys General, and the Federal Bureau of Prisons. Staff responsible for keeping records on inmates under sentence of death in their jurisdiction and in their custody are asked to E:\FR\FM\24JNN1.SGM 24JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 122 / Friday, June 24, 2016 / Notices provide information for each individual under sentence of death for the following characteristics: Condemned inmates’ demographic characteristics, legal status at the time of capital offense, capital offense for which imprisoned, number of death sentences imposed, criminal history information, reason for removal and current status if no longer under sentence of death, method of execution, and cause of death by means other than execution. Personnel in the offices of each Attorney General are asked to provide information regarding the status of death penalty laws and any changes to the laws enacted during the reference year. The Bureau of Justice Statistics uses this information in published reports and in 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: 74 responses at 30 minutes each for the NPS–8; 2,979 responses at 30 minutes for the NPS–8A; and 52 responses at 15 minutes each for the NPS–8B and NPS–8C. The 42 NPS–8/8A respondents and 52 NPS–8B/8C respondents have the option to provide responses using either paper or Webbased questionnaires. The burden estimate is based on feedback from respondents in the most recent data collection. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: There is an estimated 1,539.5 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. ACTION: Dated: June 21, 2016. Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. Activity for Which Permit Is Requested [FR Doc. 2016–14959 Filed 6–23–16; 8:45 am] sradovich on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 4410–18–P NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION Notice of Permit Applications Received Under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978 AGENCY: National Science Foundation. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:43 Jun 23, 2016 Jkt 238001 Notice of Permit Applications Received Under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978, Public Law 95–541. The National Science Foundation (NSF) is required to publish a notice of permit applications received to conduct activities regulated under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978. NSF has published regulations under the Antarctic Conservation Act at Title 45 Part 670 of the Code of Federal Regulations. This is the required notice of permit applications received. DATES: Interested parties are invited to submit written data, comments, or views with respect to this permit application by July 25, 2016. This application may be inspected by interested parties at the Permit Office, address below. ADDRESSES: Comments should be addressed to Permit Office, Room 755, Division of Polar Programs, National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, Virginia 22230. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nature McGinn, ACA Permit Officer, at the above address or ACApermits@ nsf.gov. SUMMARY: The National Science Foundation, as directed by the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978 (Pub. L. 95–541), as amended by the Antarctic Science, Tourism and Conservation Act of 1996, has developed regulations for the establishment of a permit system for various activities in Antarctica and designation of certain animals and certain geographic areas a requiring special protection. The regulations establish such a permit system to designate Antarctic Specially Protected Areas. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Application Details 1. Applicant—Permit Application: 2017–003 Robert Ferl, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL Introduce non-indigenous species into Antarctica. The applicant plans to bring plant seeds from the species Arabidopsis thaliana to Antarctica in a sealed container that will be launched as part of a Long Duration Balloon (LDB) payload in order to expose the seeds to radiation available at high altitude and high latitudes. The acrylic/resin seed containment vessel will be sealed before leaving the USA and will not be reopened until it is returned. The containment vessel has been tested to ¥80 °C for structural and seal stability PO 00000 Frm 00067 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 41353 and drop tested to >15 g. The containment vessel will be secured within a 10 cm cubesat and then bolted to the balloon gondola prior to launch of the balloon. The seed containment vessel will be recovered along with the balloon payload and returned to the USA and the home institution. Location Ross Ice Shelf, Long Duration Balloon program launch and recovery sites, Antarctica. Dates October 15, 2016–March 15, 2019. 2. Applicant—Permit Application: 2017–005 David Ainley, H.T. Harvey & Associates, 983 University Avenue, Bldg D, Los Gatos, CA 95032. Activity for Which Permit Is Requested Take, Enter Antarctic Specially Protected Areas (ASPA), Import into USA. The applicant plans to enter ASPAs 121 (Cape Royds), 124 (Cape Crozier), and 105 (Beaufort Island) to study how Adelie penguins adapt to, or cope with, environmental change. The annual research activities include: Observing penguins; marking (n = 1200) and measuring (n = 200) nests; marking penguins with RFID tags (n = 30 adults & 60 chicks) and flipper bands (n = 700 chicks); applying (and removing) special instruments (TDRs [n = 90 adults], SPOT satellite tags, GLS tags [n = 200] adults); and taking small feather samples for DNA-based sex determination (n = 300 adults & 700 chicks). The applicant would also weigh and measure adults (n = 200) and chicks (n = 1000). Access to the ASPAs would be by foot once in the proximity (by way of helicopter or boats). Camping will be at established sites, except for Beaufort Island which will only be a few dayvisits each year. The applicant will also be working at Cape Bird, but will be outside the boundary of the ASPA there. The applicant will maintain a webcam (PenguinCam) positioned slightly inside the Cape Royds ASPA boundary. Location ASPA 121, Cape Royds; ASPA 124, Cape Crozier; ASPA 105, Beaufort Island; Cape Bird (outside ASPA boundary). Dates October 15, 2016–February 5, 2020. Nadene G. Kennedy, Polar Coordination Specialist, Division of Polar Programs. [FR Doc. 2016–14961 Filed 6–23–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7555–01–P E:\FR\FM\24JNN1.SGM 24JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Office of Justice Programs

[OMB Number 1121-0030]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection 
eComments Requested; Extension of a Currently Approved Collection: 
Capital Punishment Report of Inmates Under Sentence of Death

AGENCY: Bureau of Justice Statistics, Department of Justice.

ACTION: 60-Day notice.

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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 
August 23, 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 
Tracy L. Snell, Statistician, Bureau of Justice Statistics, 810 Seventh 
Street NW., Washington, DC 20531 (email: Tracy.L.Snell@usdoj.gov; 
telephone: 202-616-3288).

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 of a currently 
approved collection.
    (2) The Title of the Form/Collection: Capital Punishment Report of 
Inmates Under Sentence of Death.
    (3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of 
the Department sponsoring the collection: Form numbers for the 
questionnaire are NPS-8 (Report of Inmates Under Sentence of Death; 
NPS-8A (Update Report of Inmates Under Sentence of Death); NPS-8B 
(Status of Death Penalty Statutes--No Statute in Force); and NPS-8C 
(Status of Death Penalty Statutes--Statute in Force). The applicable 
component within the Department of Justice is the Bureau of Justice 
Statistics, in the Office of Justice Programs.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Respondents will be staff from state 
departments of correction, state Attorneys General, and the Federal 
Bureau of Prisons. Staff responsible for keeping records on inmates 
under sentence of death in their jurisdiction and in their custody are 
asked to

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provide information for each individual under sentence of death for the 
following characteristics: Condemned inmates' demographic 
characteristics, legal status at the time of capital offense, capital 
offense for which imprisoned, number of death sentences imposed, 
criminal history information, reason for removal and current status if 
no longer under sentence of death, method of execution, and cause of 
death by means other than execution. Personnel in the offices of each 
Attorney General are asked to provide information regarding the status 
of death penalty laws and any changes to the laws enacted during the 
reference year. The Bureau of Justice Statistics uses this information 
in published reports and in 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: 74 responses at 
30 minutes each for the NPS-8; 2,979 responses at 30 minutes for the 
NPS-8A; and 52 responses at 15 minutes each for the NPS-8B and NPS-8C. 
The 42 NPS-8/8A respondents and 52 NPS-8B/8C respondents have the 
option to provide responses using either paper or Web-based 
questionnaires. The burden estimate is based on feedback from 
respondents in the most recent data collection.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: There is an estimated 1,539.5 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: June 21, 2016.
Jerri Murray,
Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice.
[FR Doc. 2016-14959 Filed 6-23-16; 8:45 am]
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