Agency Information Collection Activities; Verification of Indian Preference for Employment in BIA and IHS, 48722-48723 [2017-22589]

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Dated: October 11, 2017. Ira S. Reese, Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services Directorate. [FR Doc. 2017–22691 Filed 10–18–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs [189A2100DD/AAKC001030/ A0A501010.999900 253G; OMB Control Number 1076–0160] Agency Information Collection Activities; Verification of Indian Preference for Employment in BIA and IHS Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is proposing to renew an information collection. rmajette on DSKBCKNHB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before December 18, 2017. ADDRESSES: Send your comments on the information collection request (ICR) by mail to Ms. Laurel Iron Cloud, Chief, DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:13 Oct 18, 2017 Jkt 244001 Division of Tribal Government Services, Office of Indian Services, Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1849 C Street NW., Mail Stop 4513 MIB, Washington, DC 20240; facsimile: (202) 208–5113; email: laurel.ironcloud@bia.gov. Please reference OMB Control Number 1076– 0160 in the subject line of your comments. To request additional information about this ICR, contact Ms. Laurel Iron Cloud, telephone (202) 513–7641. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we provide the general public and other Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on new, proposed, revised, and continuing collections of information. This helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. It also helps the public understand our information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. We are soliciting comments on the proposed ICR that is described below. We are especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is the collection necessary to the proper functions of the BIA (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the BIA enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the BIA minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of public record. We will include or summarize each comment in our request to OMB to approve this ICR. 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 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Abstract: The BIA is seeking renewal of the approval for the information collection conducted under 25 U.S.C. 43, 36 Stat. 472, inter alia, and implementing regulations, at 25 CFR part 5, regarding verification of Indian preference for employment. The purpose of Indian preference is to encourage qualified Indian persons to seek employment with the BIA and Indian Health Service (IHS) by offering preferential treatment to qualified candidates of Indian heritage. BIA collects the information to ensure compliance with Indian preference hiring requirements. The information collection relates only to individuals applying for employment with the BIA and IHS. The tribe’s involvement is limited to verifying membership information submitted by the applicant. The collection of information allows certain persons who are of Indian descent to receive preference when appointments are made to vacancies in positions with the BIA and IHS as well as in any unit that has been transferred intact from the BIA to a Bureau or office within the Department of the Interior or the Department of Health and Human Services and that continues to perform functions formerly performed as part of the BIA and IHS. You are eligible for preference if (a) you are a member of a federally recognized Indian tribe; (b) you are a descendent of a member and you were residing within the present boundaries of any Indian reservation on June 1, 1934; (c) you are an Alaska native; or (d) you possess one-half degree Indian blood derived from tribes that are indigenous to the United States. Title of Collection: Verification of Indian Preference for Employment in BIA and IHS. OMB Control Number: 1076–0160. Form Number: N/A. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Qualified Indian persons who are seeking preference in employment with the BIA and IHS. E:\FR\FM\19OCN1.SGM 19OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 201 / Thursday, October 19, 2017 / Notices Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 5,000 per year, on average. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 5,000 per year, on average. Estimated Completion Time per Response: 30 minutes. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 2,500 hours. Respondent’s Obligation: A response is required to obtain a benefit. Frequency of Collection: On occasion. Total Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: $6,920. An agency may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The authority for this action is the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq). Elizabeth K. Appel, Director, Office of Regulatory Affairs and Collaborative Action—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 2017–22589 Filed 10–18–17; 8:45 am] Boise Meridian, Kootenai County, Idaho T. 50 N., R. 4 W., tract 44. BILLING CODE 4337–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLIDC01000. 17XL1109AF. L10100000.MU0000. 241A0; 4500103746] Notice of Realty Action; Recreation and Public Purposes Act Classification AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. Notice of realty action. ACTION: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined 28.69 acres of public land located in Kootenai County, Idaho, and found it suitable for classification for lease and conveyance under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act, as amended. DATES: In order to be considered in the classification determination, all comments must be received or postmarked no later than December 4, 2017. ADDRESSES: You may submit written comments by either of the following methods: • Email: BLM_blm_id_cda_rpp@ blm.gov. • Mail/Hand-Delivery: Field Manager, BLM Coeur d’Alene Field Office, 3815 Schreiber Way, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho 83815. Documents pertinent to this proposal may be examined at the BLM Coeur d’Alene Field Office at the above address during regular business hours (7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.). Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. rmajette on DSKBCKNHB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:13 Oct 18, 2017 For further information and/or to have your name added to our mailing list, contact Janna Paronto, Realty Specialist, at the above address or phone 208–769–5037, or visit the BLM project Web site at http://bit.ly/cdarpp. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1–800–877–8339 to contact Ms. Paronto. The FRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with Ms. Paronto. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The City of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho submitted an application to the BLM to lease and eventually acquire the subject parcel of land for use as a park, under the authority of the R&PP Act, as amended. The parcel, which is located in the city limits within an abandoned railroad right-of-way corridor, is described as: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jkt 244001 The area described contains 28.69 acres as shown on the official survey plat dated January 18, 2002. The described parcel is not needed for any Federal purpose. The classification is in the public interest and is consistent with the BLM Coeur d’Alene Resource Management Plan, dated June 29, 2007 and the Resource Management Plan Amendment approved on May 26, 2017. Effective upon publication of this Notice in the Federal Register, the above-described public land is segregated from all forms of appropriation under the public land laws, including United States mining laws, except for lease or conveyance under the R&PP Act. Interested parties may submit written comments regarding the classification. Comments on the classification should be limited to whether the land is physically suited for the proposed use, and whether the use is consistent with local planning and zoning, as well as State and Federal programs. Any adverse comments concerning the classification decision will be reviewed by the authorized officer, who may sustain, vacate, or modify the realty action. 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 the BLM in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public PO 00000 Frm 00045 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 48723 review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Authority: 43 CFR 2741.5(h). Kurt Pavlat, Coeur d’Alene Field Manager. [FR Doc. 2017–22681 Filed 10–18–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–GG–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–SERO–RTCA–24091; PPMPSPD1T.Y00000] [PPSESERO10] Cancellation of September 13, 2016, Meeting of the Wekiva River System Advisory Management Committee AGENCY: ACTION: National Park Service, Interior. Cancellation of meeting. Notice is hereby given in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, that the September 13, 2016, meeting of the Wekiva River System Advisory Management Committee previously announced in the Federal Register on December 22, 2016, is cancelled. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jaime Doubek-Racine, Community Planner and Designated Federal Official, Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance Program, Florida Field Office, Southeast Region, 5342 Clark Road, PMB #123, Sarasota, Florida 34233, or via telephone (941) 685–5912. The Wekiva River System Advisory Management Committee was established by Public Law 106–299 to assist in the development of the comprehensive management plan for the Wekiva River System and provide advice to the Secretary of the Interior in carrying out management responsibilities of the Secretary under the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (16 U.S.C. 1274). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Alma Ripps, Chief, Office of Policy. [FR Doc. 2017–22380 Filed 10–18–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P E:\FR\FM\19OCN1.SGM 19OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 201 (Thursday, October 19, 2017)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs

[189A2100DD/AAKC001030/A0A501010.999900 253G; OMB Control Number 1076-
0160]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Verification of Indian 
Preference for Employment in BIA and IHS

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is proposing to renew an information 
collection.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
December 18, 2017.

ADDRESSES: Send your comments on the information collection request 
(ICR) by mail to Ms. Laurel Iron Cloud, Chief, Division of Tribal 
Government Services, Office of Indian Services, Bureau of Indian 
Affairs, 1849 C Street NW., Mail Stop 4513 MIB, Washington, DC 20240; 
facsimile: (202) 208-5113; email: laurel.ironcloud@bia.gov. Please 
reference OMB Control Number 1076-0160 in the subject line of your 
comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information 
about this ICR, contact Ms. Laurel Iron Cloud, telephone (202) 513-
7641.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995, we provide the general public and other Federal agencies 
with an opportunity to comment on new, proposed, revised, and 
continuing collections of information. This helps us assess the impact 
of our information collection requirements and minimize the public's 
reporting burden. It also helps the public understand our information 
collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired 
format.
    We are soliciting comments on the proposed ICR that is described 
below. We are especially interested in public comment addressing the 
following issues: (1) Is the collection necessary to the proper 
functions of the BIA (2) will this information be processed and used in 
a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might 
the BIA enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to 
be collected; and (5) how might the BIA minimize the burden of this 
collection on the respondents, including through the use of information 
technology.
    Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of 
public record. We will include or summarize each comment in our request 
to OMB to approve this ICR. 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.
    Abstract: The BIA is seeking renewal of the approval for the 
information collection conducted under 25 U.S.C. 43, 36 Stat. 472, 
inter alia, and implementing regulations, at 25 CFR part 5, regarding 
verification of Indian preference for employment. The purpose of Indian 
preference is to encourage qualified Indian persons to seek employment 
with the BIA and Indian Health Service (IHS) by offering preferential 
treatment to qualified candidates of Indian heritage. BIA collects the 
information to ensure compliance with Indian preference hiring 
requirements. The information collection relates only to individuals 
applying for employment with the BIA and IHS. The tribe's involvement 
is limited to verifying membership information submitted by the 
applicant. The collection of information allows certain persons who are 
of Indian descent to receive preference when appointments are made to 
vacancies in positions with the BIA and IHS as well as in any unit that 
has been transferred intact from the BIA to a Bureau or office within 
the Department of the Interior or the Department of Health and Human 
Services and that continues to perform functions formerly performed as 
part of the BIA and IHS. You are eligible for preference if (a) you are 
a member of a federally recognized Indian tribe; (b) you are a 
descendent of a member and you were residing within the present 
boundaries of any Indian reservation on June 1, 1934; (c) you are an 
Alaska native; or (d) you possess one-half degree Indian blood derived 
from tribes that are indigenous to the United States.
    Title of Collection: Verification of Indian Preference for 
Employment in BIA and IHS.
    OMB Control Number: 1076-0160.
    Form Number: N/A.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Qualified Indian persons who are 
seeking preference in employment with the BIA and IHS.

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    Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 5,000 per year, on 
average.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 5,000 per year, on 
average.
    Estimated Completion Time per Response: 30 minutes.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 2,500 hours.
    Respondent's Obligation: A response is required to obtain a 
benefit.
    Frequency of Collection: On occasion.
    Total Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: $6,920.
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required 
to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a 
currently valid OMB control number.
    The authority for this action is the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq).

Elizabeth K. Appel,
Director, Office of Regulatory Affairs and Collaborative Action--Indian 
Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2017-22589 Filed 10-18-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4337-15-P