Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection; eComments Requested; National Instance Criminal Background Check System Section, 24992 [2017-11113]

Download as PDF 24992 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 103 / Wednesday, May 31, 2017 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [OMB Number 1110–0055] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection; eComments Requested; National Instance Criminal Background Check System Section Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Justice. ACTION: 30-day notice. AGENCY: Department of Justice (DOJ), Federal Bureau of Investigation, Criminal Justice Information Services Division 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, allowing for a 60 day comment period. DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for an additional 30 days until June 30, 2017. Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the items contained in this notice, especially the estimated public burden and associated response time, should be directed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Criminal Justice Information Services Division, National Instance Criminal Background Check System Section, Module A–3, 1000 Custer Hollow Road, Clarksburg, West Virginia 26306, or email NICS@ic.fbi.gov Attention: OMB PRA 1110–0055. Written comments and/or suggestions can also be sent 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 nlaroche on DSK30NT082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:54 May 30, 2017 Jkt 241001 —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) Title of the Form/Collection: The National Instance Criminal Background Check System (NICS) Checks by Criminal Justice Agencies (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: Sponsoring component: Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Criminal Justice Information Services Division. (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. Abstract: In November 1993, the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act of 1993 (Brady Act), Pub. L. 103– 159, was signed into law and required Federal Licensees (FFL) to request background checks on individuals attempting to purchase a firearm. The permanent provisions of the Brady Act, which went into effect on November 30, 1998, required the United States Attorney General to establish the NICS whereas FFLs may contact by telephone or other electronic means in addition to telephone for information to be supplied within three business days on whether the receipt of a firearm by a prospective transferee would violate 18 U.S.C. 922(g) or 18 U.S.C. 922(n), or state law. There are additional authorized uses of the NICS found at 28 CFR 25.6(j). The FBI authorized the CJAs to initiate a NICS check to assist their transfer of firearms to private individuals as a change to 28.CFR 25.6(j) in 78 FR 5757, January 28, 2013. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond/reply: It is estimated the time burden associated with this collection is 3 minutes per transaction, depending on the individual circumstances. The total annual respondent entities taking advantage of this disposition process is 18,000 CJAs. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: It is estimated the burden associated with this collection is 3 PO 00000 Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 minutes per transaction depending on individual circumstances. If each of the 18,000 respondents conducted three dispositions with this authority per year at 3 minutes per check, then it is anticipated the business burden would be 2,700 hours per year. If additional information is required contact: Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Two Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE., Suite 3E.405B, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: May 25, 2017. Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer, PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2017–11113 Filed 5–30–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–02–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of the Secretary Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Claim Adjudication Process for Alleged Presence of Pneumoconiosis ACTION: Notice. The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP) sponsored information collection request (ICR) revision titled, ‘‘Claim Adjudication Process for Alleged Presence of Pneumoconiosis,’’ to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for use in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995. Public comments on the ICR are invited. DATES: The OMB will consider all written comments that agency receives on or before June 30, 2017. ADDRESSES: A copy of this ICR with applicable supporting documentation; including a description of the likely respondents, proposed frequency of response, and estimated total burden may be obtained free of charge from the RegInfo.gov Web site at http:// www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAViewICR?ref_nbr=201703–1240–004 (this link will only become active on the day following publication of this notice) or by contacting Michel Smyth by telephone at 202–693–4129, TTY 202– 693–8064, (these are not toll-free numbers) or sending an email to DOL_ PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov. Submit comments about this request by mail to the Office of Information and SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\31MYN1.SGM 31MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

[OMB Number 1110-0055]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection; 
eComments Requested; National Instance Criminal Background Check System 
Section

AGENCY: Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Justice.

ACTION: 30-day notice.

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SUMMARY: Department of Justice (DOJ), Federal Bureau of Investigation, 
Criminal Justice Information Services Division 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, allowing for a 60 day 
comment period.

DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for an additional 
30 days until June 30, 2017.
    Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the items contained 
in this notice, especially the estimated public burden and associated 
response time, should be directed to the Federal Bureau of 
Investigation, Criminal Justice Information Services Division, National 
Instance Criminal Background Check System Section, Module A-3, 1000 
Custer Hollow Road, Clarksburg, West Virginia 26306, or email 
NICS@ic.fbi.gov Attention: OMB PRA 1110-0055. Written comments and/or 
suggestions can also be sent 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
--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) Title of the Form/Collection: The National Instance Criminal 
Background Check System (NICS) Checks by Criminal Justice Agencies
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department sponsoring the collection: Sponsoring component: Department 
of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Criminal Justice 
Information Services Division.
    (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. Abstract: In November 1993, the Brady 
Handgun Violence Prevention Act of 1993 (Brady Act), Pub. L. 103-159, 
was signed into law and required Federal Licensees (FFL) to request 
background checks on individuals attempting to purchase a firearm. The 
permanent provisions of the Brady Act, which went into effect on 
November 30, 1998, required the United States Attorney General to 
establish the NICS whereas FFLs may contact by telephone or other 
electronic means in addition to telephone for information to be 
supplied within three business days on whether the receipt of a firearm 
by a prospective transferee would violate 18 U.S.C. 922(g) or 18 U.S.C. 
922(n), or state law. There are additional authorized uses of the NICS 
found at 28 CFR 25.6(j). The FBI authorized the CJAs to initiate a NICS 
check to assist their transfer of firearms to private individuals as a 
change to 28.CFR 25.6(j) in 78 FR 5757, January 28, 2013.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond/reply: It is 
estimated the time burden associated with this collection is 3 minutes 
per transaction, depending on the individual circumstances. The total 
annual respondent entities taking advantage of this disposition process 
is 18,000 CJAs.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: It is estimated the burden associated with this 
collection is 3 minutes per transaction depending on individual 
circumstances. If each of the 18,000 respondents conducted three 
dispositions with this authority per year at 3 minutes per check, then 
it is anticipated the business burden would be 2,700 hours per year.
    If additional information is required contact: Melody Braswell, 
Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, 
Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Two 
Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE., Suite 3E.405B, Washington, DC 
20530.

    Dated: May 25, 2017.
Melody Braswell,
Department Clearance Officer, PRA, U.S. Department of Justice.
[FR Doc. 2017-11113 Filed 5-30-17; 8:45 am]
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