Agency Information Collection Activities; Probate of Indian Estates, Except for Members of the Osage Nation and Five Civilized Tribes, 53516-53517 [2017-24879]

Download as PDF 53516 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 220 / Thursday, November 16, 2017 / Notices asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES information collection notice is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments regarding the nature of the information collection, the categories of respondents, the estimated burden (i.e. the time, effort, and resources used by the respondents to respond), the estimated cost to the respondent, and the actual information collection instruments. DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 60 days until January 16, 2018. ADDRESSES: All submissions received must include the OMB Control Number 1615–0034 in the body of the letter, the agency name and Docket ID USCIS– 2007–0014. To avoid duplicate submissions, please use only one of the following methods to submit comments: (1) Online. Submit comments via the Federal eRulemaking Portal Web site at http://www.regulations.gov under eDocket ID number USCIS–2007–0014; (2) Mail. Submit written comments to DHS, USCIS, Office of Policy and Strategy, Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division, 20 Massachusetts Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20529–2140. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: USCIS, Office of Policy and Strategy, Regulatory Coordination Division, Samantha Deshommes, Chief, 20 Massachusetts Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20529–2140, telephone number 202–272–8377 (This is not a toll-free number. Comments are not accepted via telephone message). Please note contact information provided here is solely for questions regarding this notice. It is not for individual case status inquiries. Applicants seeking information about the status of their individual cases can check Case Status Online, available at the USCIS Web site at http://www.uscis.gov, or call the USCIS National Customer Service Center at 800–375–5283 (TTY 800–767– 1833). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Comments You may access the information collection instrument with instructions, or additional information by visiting the Federal eRulemaking Portal site at: http://www.regulations.gov and enter USCIS–2007–0014 in the search box. Regardless of the method used for submitting comments or material, all submissions will be posted, without change, to the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov, and will include any personal information you provide. Therefore, submitting this information makes it public. You may wish to consider limiting the amount of personal VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:52 Nov 15, 2017 Jkt 244001 information that you provide in any voluntary submission you make to DHS. DHS may withhold information provided in comments from public viewing that it determines may impact the privacy of an individual or is offensive. For additional information, please read the Privacy Act notice that is available via the link in the footer of http://www.regulations.gov. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies should address one or more of the following four points: (1) 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; (2) 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; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) 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, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Notice of Appeal of Decision Under Section 210 or 245A. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the DHS sponsoring the collection: I–694; USCIS. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. USCIS uses the information provided on Form I–694 in considering the appeal from a finding that an applicant is ineligible for legalization under section 210 and 245A of the Act or is ineligible for a related waiver of inadmissibility. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: The estimated total number of respondents for the information collection I–694 is 15 and the estimated hour burden per response is 1.5 hours. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The total estimated annual PO 00000 Frm 00067 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 hour burden associated with this collection is 22.5 hours. (7) An estimate of the total public burden (in cost) associated with the collection: The estimated total annual cost burden associated with this collection of information is $1,893.75. Dated: November 13, 2017. Samantha Deshommes, Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division, Office of Policy and Strategy, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2017–24847 Filed 11–15–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–97–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs [189A2100DD/AAKC001030/ A0A501010.999900 253G; OMB Control Number 1076–0169] Agency Information Collection Activities; Probate of Indian Estates, Except for Members of the Osage Nation and Five Civilized Tribes 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. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before January 16, 2018. ADDRESSES: Send your comments on the information collection request (ICR) by mail to Ms. Charlene Toledo, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Office of Trust Services, Division of Probate Services 2600 N Central Ave., STE MS 102, Phoenix, AZ 85004: or email to Charlene.Toledo@ bia.gov. Please reference OMB Control Number 1076–0169 in the subject line of your comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information about this ICR, contact Ms. Charlene Toledo by telephone at (505) 563–3371. 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\16NON1.SGM 16NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 220 / Thursday, November 16, 2017 / Notices 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 Secretary of the Interior probates the estates of individual Indians owning trust or restricted property in accordance with 25 U.S.C. 372–373. In order to compile the probate file, the BIA must obtain the family heirship data regarding the deceased from individuals and the tribe. This section contains the procedures that the Secretary of the Interior follows to initiate the probate of the trust estate for a deceased person who owns an interest in trust or restricted property. The Secretary must perform the necessary research of family heirship data collection requests in this part to obtain the information necessary to compile an accurate and complete probate file. This file will be forwarded to the Office of Hearing and Appeals (OHA) for disposition. Responses to these information collection requests are required to create a probate file for the decedent’s estate so that OHA can determine the heirs of the decedent and order distribution of the trust assets in the decedent’s estate. Title of Collection: Probate of Indian Estates, Except for Members of the Osage Nation and Five Civilized Tribes. OMB Control Number: 1076–0169. Form Number: N/A. Type of Review: Extension without change of currently approved collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Indians, businesses, and tribal authorities. Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 65,751. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 76,695. Estimated Completion Time per Response: Ranges from 0.5 hours to 45.5 hours (see table below). Hours per response CFR Section Description of info collection requirement 15.9 ................ 15.9 ................ 15.104 ............ 15.105 ............ 15.203 ............ 15.301 ............ 15.305 ............ File affidavit to self-prove will, codicil, or revocation .............................................................................................. File supporting affidavit to self-prove will, codicil, or revocation ............................................................................ Reporting req.- death certificate .............................................................................................................................. Provide probate documents .................................................................................................................................... Provide tribal information for probate file ................................................................................................................ Reporting funeral expenses .................................................................................................................................... Provide info on creditor claim (6 per probate) ........................................................................................................ asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 1,037,513 hours. Respondent’s Obligation: A response is required to obtain a benefit. Frequency of Collection: One per respondent each year with the exception of tribes that may be required to provide enrollment information on an average of approximately 10 times/year. Total Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: $0. 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. 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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 220 (Thursday, November 16, 2017)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs

[189A2100DD/AAKC001030/A0A501010.999900 253G; OMB Control Number 1076-
0169]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Probate of Indian 
Estates, Except for Members of the Osage Nation and Five Civilized 
Tribes

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 
January 16, 2018.

ADDRESSES: Send your comments on the information collection request 
(ICR) by mail to Ms. Charlene Toledo, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Office 
of Trust Services, Division of Probate Services 2600 N Central Ave., 
STE MS 102, Phoenix, AZ 85004: or email to Charlene.Toledo@bia.gov. 
Please reference OMB Control Number 1076-0169 in the subject line of 
your comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information 
about this ICR, contact Ms. Charlene Toledo by telephone at (505) 563-
3371.

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

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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 Secretary of the Interior probates the estates of 
individual Indians owning trust or restricted property in accordance 
with 25 U.S.C. 372-373. In order to compile the probate file, the BIA 
must obtain the family heirship data regarding the deceased from 
individuals and the tribe. This section contains the procedures that 
the Secretary of the Interior follows to initiate the probate of the 
trust estate for a deceased person who owns an interest in trust or 
restricted property. The Secretary must perform the necessary research 
of family heirship data collection requests in this part to obtain the 
information necessary to compile an accurate and complete probate file. 
This file will be forwarded to the Office of Hearing and Appeals (OHA) 
for disposition. Responses to these information collection requests are 
required to create a probate file for the decedent's estate so that OHA 
can determine the heirs of the decedent and order distribution of the 
trust assets in the decedent's estate.
    Title of Collection: Probate of Indian Estates, Except for Members 
of the Osage Nation and Five Civilized Tribes.
    OMB Control Number: 1076-0169.
    Form Number: N/A.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of currently approved 
collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Indians, businesses, and tribal 
authorities.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 65,751.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 76,695.
    Estimated Completion Time per Response: Ranges from 0.5 hours to 
45.5 hours (see table below).

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                                 Description of info         Hours per
        CFR Section            collection requirement        response
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15.9......................  File affidavit to self-prove             0.5
                             will, codicil, or
                             revocation.
15.9......................  File supporting affidavit to             0.5
                             self-prove will, codicil,
                             or revocation.
15.104....................  Reporting req.- death                      5
                             certificate.
15.105....................  Provide probate documents...            45.5
15.203....................  Provide tribal information                 2
                             for probate file.
15.301....................  Reporting funeral expenses..               2
15.305....................  Provide info on creditor                 0.5
                             claim (6 per probate).
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    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 1,037,513 hours.
    Respondent's Obligation: A response is required to obtain a 
benefit.
    Frequency of Collection: One per respondent each year with the 
exception of tribes that may be required to provide enrollment 
information on an average of approximately 10 times/year.
    Total Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: $0.
    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. 2017-24879 Filed 11-15-17; 8:45 am]
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