Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Financial Assistance and Social Services, 16853 [2017-06795]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 65 / Thursday, April 6, 2017 / Notices the States, or the distribution of power and responsibilities among various levels of government. A federalism summary impact statement is not required. Civil Justice Reform (Executive Order 12988) This notice complies with the requirements of Executive Order 12988. Specifically, in issuing this notice, the Department has taken the necessary steps to eliminate drafting errors and ambiguity, minimize potential litigation, and provide a clear legal standard for affected conduct as required by section 3 of Executive Order 12988. Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 These rate adjustments do not affect the collections of information which have been approved by the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The OMB Control Number is 1076–0141 and expires June 30, 2019. National Environmental Policy Act The Department has determined that these rate adjustments do not constitute a major Federal action significantly affecting the quality of the human environment and that no detailed statement is required under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, 42 U.S.C. 4321–4370(d), pursuant to 43 CFR 46.210(i). In addition, the rate adjustments do not present any of the 12 extraordinary circumstances listed at 43 CFR 46.215. Data Quality Act In developing this notice, we did not conduct or use a study, experiment, or survey requiring peer review under the Data Quality Act (Pub. L. 106–554). Dated: March 29, 2017. Michael S. Black, Acting Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 2017–06829 Filed 4–5–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4337–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES [178A2100DD/AAKC001030/ A0A501010.999900 253G] Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Financial Assistance and Social Services AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. Notice of request for comments. ACTION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:51 Apr 05, 2017 Jkt 241001 In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs is seeking comments on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the collection of information for the ‘‘Financial Assistance and Social Services’’ authorized by OMB Control Number 1076–0017. This information collection expires June 30, 2017. DATES: Submit comments on or before June 5, 2017. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the information collection to Ms. Evangeline Campbell, Chief, Division of Human Services, Office of Indian Services, Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1849 C Street NW., MS–4513–MIB, Washington, DC 20240; facsimile: (202) 208–5113; email: Evangline.Campbell@ bia.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Evangeline Campbell, telephone: (202) 513–7621. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: I. Abstract The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is seeking to renew the information collection it conducts to provide assistance under 25 CFR 20 to eligible Indians when comparable financial assistance or social services either are not available or not provided by State, tribal, county, local, or other Federal agencies. Approval for this collection expires June 30, 2017. The information collection allows BIA to determine whether an individual is eligible for assistance and services. No third party notification or public disclosure burden is associated with this collection. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00075 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 16853 location listed in the ADDRESSES section. Before including your address, phone number, email address or other personal identifying 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: 1076–0017. Title: Financial Assistance and Social Services, 25 CFR 20. Brief Description of Collection: Submission of this information is required of Indian applicants of BIA financial assistance and social services. BIA uses the information to determine if an individual is eligible for services and, where appropriate, to conduct an employability assessment and jointly develop with the individual an Individual Self-Sufficiency Plan (ISP) outlining how the individual can attain self-sufficiency. A response is required to obtain or retain a benefit. Type of Review: Extension without change of currently approved collection. Respondents: Individual Indians seeking financial assistance or social services from BIA. Estimated Number of Respondents: 240,000 provide information on the application, of those, 95,000 contribute information to an employability assessment and ISP. Frequency of Response: Once, on occasion. Estimated Time per Response: 1.5 (0.5 hours for the application + 1 hour for the employability assessment and ISP). Obligation to Respond: Response required to obtain a benefit. Estimated Total Annual Hour Burden: 215,000 hours ((240,000 × .05 hours for applications) + (95,000 × 1 hour for employability assessment and ISP)). Estimated Total Annual Non-Hour Dollar Cost: $0. Elizabeth K. Appel, Director, Office of Regulatory Affairs and Collaborative Action—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 2017–06795 Filed 4–5–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4337–15–P E:\FR\FM\06APN1.SGM 06APN1

Agencies

[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 65 (Thursday, April 6, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Page 16853]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-06795]


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

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs

[178A2100DD/AAKC001030/A0A501010.999900 253G]


Renewal of Agency Information Collection for Financial Assistance 
and Social Services

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of request for comments.

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

SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs is seeking comments on the renewal 
of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the collection of 
information for the ``Financial Assistance and Social Services'' 
authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0017. This information collection 
expires June 30, 2017.

DATES: Submit comments on or before June 5, 2017.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on the information collection to Ms. 
Evangeline Campbell, Chief, Division of Human Services, Office of 
Indian Services, Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1849 C Street NW., MS-4513-
MIB, Washington, DC 20240; facsimile: (202) 208-5113; email: 
Evangline.Campbell@bia.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Evangeline Campbell, telephone: 
(202) 513-7621.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Abstract

    The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is seeking to renew the 
information collection it conducts to provide assistance under 25 CFR 
20 to eligible Indians when comparable financial assistance or social 
services either are not available or not provided by State, tribal, 
county, local, or other Federal agencies. Approval for this collection 
expires June 30, 2017. The information collection allows BIA to 
determine whether an individual is eligible for assistance and 
services. No third party notification or public disclosure burden is 
associated with this collection.

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 personal 
identifying 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: 1076-0017.
    Title: Financial Assistance and Social Services, 25 CFR 20.
    Brief Description of Collection: Submission of this information is 
required of Indian applicants of BIA financial assistance and social 
services. BIA uses the information to determine if an individual is 
eligible for services and, where appropriate, to conduct an 
employability assessment and jointly develop with the individual an 
Individual Self-Sufficiency Plan (ISP) outlining how the individual can 
attain self-sufficiency. A response is required to obtain or retain a 
benefit.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of currently approved 
collection.
    Respondents: Individual Indians seeking financial assistance or 
social services from BIA.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 240,000 provide information on the 
application, of those, 95,000 contribute information to an 
employability assessment and ISP.
    Frequency of Response: Once, on occasion.
    Estimated Time per Response: 1.5 (0.5 hours for the application + 1 
hour for the employability assessment and ISP).
    Obligation to Respond: Response required to obtain a benefit.
    Estimated Total Annual Hour Burden: 215,000 hours ((240,000 x .05 
hours for applications) + (95,000 x 1 hour for employability assessment 
and ISP)).
    Estimated Total Annual Non-Hour Dollar Cost: $0.

Elizabeth K. Appel,
Director, Office of Regulatory Affairs and Collaborative Action--Indian 
Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2017-06795 Filed 4-5-17; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4337-15-P