Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; Reinstatement, With Change, of a Previously Approved Collection for Which Approval Has Expired: FBI eFOIA Form, 58822-58823 [2017-26953]

Download as PDF sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES 58822 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 239 / Thursday, December 14, 2017 / Notices 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. Title: 30 CFR part 872—Abandoned Mine Reclamation Funds. OMB Control Number: 1029–0054. Summary: 30 CFR part 872 establishes a procedure whereby States and Indian tribes submit written statements announcing the State/Tribe’s decision not to submit reclamation plans, and therefore, will not be granted AML funds. Additional information is provided to OSMRE by state reclamation agencies to determine eligibility of economic development projects requesting Treasury Funds allocated to the AML Pilot Program. Bureau Form Number: None. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Respondents/Affected Public: State and Tribal abandoned mine land reclamation agencies; and businesses and non-profit organizations. Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: One State or Tribal AML reclamation agency which may submit a notification to cease their AML program; approximately 54 AML Pilot Project applicants, and 6 State AML Pilot Coordinators processing 9 projects each. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 109. Estimated Completion Time per Response: One hour for AML reclamation agencies to prepare written statements to cease their AML program; 85 hours for AML Pilot Project applicants, and 155 hours for State AML Pilot Coordinators to review each application. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 12,961 hours. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to Obtain or Retain a Benefit. Frequency of Collection: One time. 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.). Dated: October 25, 2017. John A. Trelease, Acting Chief, Division of Regulatory Support. [FR Doc. 2017–26931 Filed 12–13–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–05–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:28 Dec 13, 2017 Jkt 244001 DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [OMB Number 1110–0053] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; Reinstatement, With Change, of a Previously Approved Collection for Which Approval Has Expired: FBI eFOIA Form Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Justice. ACTION: 30-Day notice. AGENCY: The Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 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, on October 10, 2017 allowing for a 60 day comment period. DATES: Comments are encourages and will be accepted for an additional 30 day until January 16, 2018. 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 Leanna Ramsey, at 540–868–4292 FOIA Public Information Officer, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 170 Marcel Drive, Winchester, VA 22602. 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 agencies 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: Reinstatement of the FBI eFOIA form with changes, a previously approved collection for which approval has expired. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: FBI eFOIA form (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: The applicable component within the Department of Justice is the Federal Bureau of Investigation. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: The general public who wish to make online FOIA request will be the most affected group. This information collection is to allow the Federal Bureau of Investigation to accept and responded to FOIA requester as defined in 28 CFR part 16.3. (a) How made and addressed. You may make a request for records of the Department of Justice by writing directly to the Department component that maintains those records. You may find the Department’s ‘‘Freedom of Information Act Reference Guide’’— which is available electronically at the Department’s World Wide website, and is available in paper form as well— helpful in making your request. For additional information about the FOIA, you may refer directly to the statute. If you are making a request for records about yourself, see § 16.41(d) for additional requirements. If you are making a request for records about another individual, either a written authorization signed by that individual permitting disclosure of those records to you or proof that that individual is deceased (for example, a copy of a death certificate or an obituary) will help the processing of your request. Your request should be sent to the component’s FOIA office at the address listed in appendix I to part 16. In most cases, your FOIA request should be sent to a component’s central FOIA office. For records held by a field office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) or the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS), however, you must write directly to that FBI or INS field office address, which can be found in most telephone books or by calling the component’s central FOIA office. (The functions of each component are summarized in part 0 of this title and in the description of the E:\FR\FM\14DEN1.SGM 14DEN1 sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 239 / Thursday, December 14, 2017 / Notices Department and its components in the ‘‘United States Government Manual,’’ which is issued annually and is available in most libraries, as well as for sale from the Government Printing Office’s Superintendent of Documents. This manual also can be accessed electronically at the Government Printing Office’s World Wide website (which can be found at http:// www.access.gpo.gov/su_docs).) If you cannot determine where within the Department to send your request, you may send it to the FOIA/PA Mail Referral Unit, Justice Management Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 950 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20530–0001. That office will forward your request to the component(s) it believes most likely to have the records that you want. Your request will be considered received as of the date it is received by the proper component’s FOIA office. For the quickest possible handling, you should mark both your request letter and the envelope ‘‘Freedom of Information Act Request.’’ (b) Description of records sought. You must describe the records that you seek in enough detail to enable Department personnel to locate them with a reasonable amount of effort. Whenever possible, your request should include specific information about each record sought, such as the date, title or name, author, recipient, and subject matter of the record. In addition, if you want records about a court case, you should provide the title of the case, the court in which the case was filed, and the nature of the case. If known, you should include any file designations or descriptions for the records that you want. As a general rule, the more specific you are about the records or type of records that you want, the more likely the Department will be able to locate those records in response to your request. If a component determines that your request does not reasonably describe records, it shall tell you either what additional information is needed or why your request is otherwise insufficient. The component also shall give you an opportunity to discuss your request so that you may modify it to meet the requirements of this section. If your request does not reasonably describe the records you seek, the agency’s response to your request may be delayed. Code of Federal Regulations/Title 28— Judicial Administration/Vol. 1/2013– 07–01279 (c) Agreement to pay fees. If you make a FOIA request, it shall be considered an agreement by you to pay all applicable fees charged under § 16.11, up to VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:28 Dec 13, 2017 Jkt 244001 $25.00, unless you seek a waiver of fees. The component responsible for responding to your request ordinarily will confirm this agreement in an acknowledgement letter. When making a request, you may specify a willingness to pay a greater or lesser amount. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond/reply: An estimated 21,406 FOI/PA requests are completed annually. These requests can be submitted via free-form letter, email or the eFOIA form. In FY 2017, approximately 16,402 online eFOIA forms were submitted. An average of 8 minutes per respondent is needed to complete form the eFOIA form. The estimated range of burden for respondents is expected to be between 4 minutes to 12 minutes for completion. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The estimated public burden associated with this collection is .5 hours. It is estimated that respondents will take .5 hour to complete a questionnaire. The burden hours for collecting respondent data sum to 250 hours 500 respondents × .5 hours = 250 hours). 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: December 11, 2017. Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer, PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2017–26953 Filed 12–13–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–02–P NATIONAL FOUNDATION ON THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES Meetings of Humanities Panel National Endowment for the Humanities. ACTION: Notice of meetings. AGENCY: The National Endowment for the Humanities will hold three meetings of the Humanities Panel, a federal advisory committee, during January, 2018. The purpose of the meetings is for panel review, discussion, evaluation, and recommendation of applications for financial assistance under the National Foundation on the Arts and Humanities Act of 1965. DATES: See Supplementary Information section for meeting dates. The meetings SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00032 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 58823 will open at 8:30 a.m. and will adjourn by 5:00 p.m. on the dates specified below. ADDRESSES: Please see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for locations. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elizabeth Voyatzis, Committee Management Officer, 400 7th Street SW, Room 4060, Washington, DC 20506; (202) 606–8322; evoyatzis@neh.gov. Pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of the following meetings: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 1. Date: January 8, 2018. This meeting will discuss applications for Next Generation Humanities Ph.D.: Planning Grants, submitted to the Division of Education Programs. The meeting will be held at the NEH offices at 400 7th Street SW, Washington, DC 20506. 2. Date: January 18, 2018. This meeting will discuss applications on the subjects of the Americas and Europe: History, Social Sciences, Literature, and Studies Linguistics, for Kluge Fellowships, submitted to the Division of Research Programs. The meeting will be held at The Library of Congress, Jefferson Building, 10 First Street SE, Room LJ–220, Washington, DC 20540. 2. Date: January 22, 2018. This meeting will discuss applications on the subjects of Africa, Asia, and Europe: History, Social Sciences, Literature, and Studies for Kluge Fellowships, submitted to the Division of Research Programs. The meeting will be held at The Library of Congress, Jefferson Building, 10 First Street SE, Room LJ–220, Washington, DC 20540. Because these meetings will include review of personal and/or proprietary financial and commercial information given in confidence to the agency by grant applicants, the meetings will be closed to the public pursuant to sections 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6) of Title 5, U.S.C., as amended. I have made this determination pursuant to the authority granted me by the Chairman’s Delegation of Authority to Close Advisory Committee Meetings dated April 15, 2016. Dated: December 11, 2017. Elizabeth Voyatzis, Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–26965 Filed 12–13–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7536–01–P E:\FR\FM\14DEN1.SGM 14DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

[OMB Number 1110-0053]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection 
eComments Requested; Reinstatement, With Change, of a Previously 
Approved Collection for Which Approval Has Expired: FBI eFOIA Form

AGENCY: Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Justice.

ACTION: 30-Day notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs, 
Federal Bureau of Investigation, 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, on October 10, 2017 
allowing for a 60 day comment period.

DATES: Comments are encourages and will be accepted for an additional 
30 day until January 16, 2018.

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 
Leanna Ramsey, at 540-868-4292 FOIA Public Information Officer, Federal 
Bureau of Investigation, 170 Marcel Drive, Winchester, VA 22602.

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 agencies 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: Reinstatement of the FBI eFOIA 
form with changes, a previously approved collection for which approval 
has expired.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: FBI eFOIA form
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department sponsoring the collection: The applicable component within 
the Department of Justice is the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract:
    The general public who wish to make online FOIA request will be the 
most affected group. This information collection is to allow the 
Federal Bureau of Investigation to accept and responded to FOIA 
requester as defined in 28 CFR part 16.3.
    (a) How made and addressed. You may make a request for records of 
the Department of Justice by writing directly to the Department 
component that maintains those records. You may find the Department's 
``Freedom of Information Act Reference Guide''--which is available 
electronically at the Department's World Wide website, and is available 
in paper form as well--helpful in making your request. For additional 
information about the FOIA, you may refer directly to the statute. If 
you are making a request for records about yourself, see Sec.  16.41(d) 
for additional requirements. If you are making a request for records 
about another individual, either a written authorization signed by that 
individual permitting disclosure of those records to you or proof that 
that individual is deceased (for example, a copy of a death certificate 
or an obituary) will help the processing of your request. Your request 
should be sent to the component's FOIA office at the address listed in 
appendix I to part 16. In most cases, your FOIA request should be sent 
to a component's central FOIA office. For records held by a field 
office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) or the Immigration 
and Naturalization Service (INS), however, you must write directly to 
that FBI or INS field office address, which can be found in most 
telephone books or by calling the component's central FOIA office. (The 
functions of each component are summarized in part 0 of this title and 
in the description of the

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Department and its components in the ``United States Government 
Manual,'' which is issued annually and is available in most libraries, 
as well as for sale from the Government Printing Office's 
Superintendent of Documents. This manual also can be accessed 
electronically at the Government Printing Office's World Wide website 
(which can be found at http://www.access.gpo.gov/su_docs).) If you 
cannot determine where within the Department to send your request, you 
may send it to the FOIA/PA Mail Referral Unit, Justice Management 
Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 950 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, 
Washington, DC 20530-0001. That office will forward your request to the 
component(s) it believes most likely to have the records that you want. 
Your request will be considered received as of the date it is received 
by the proper component's FOIA office. For the quickest possible 
handling, you should mark both your request letter and the envelope 
``Freedom of Information Act Request.'' (b) Description of records 
sought. You must describe the records that you seek in enough detail to 
enable Department personnel to locate them with a reasonable amount of 
effort. Whenever possible, your request should include specific 
information about each record sought, such as the date, title or name, 
author, recipient, and subject matter of the record. In addition, if 
you want records about a court case, you should provide the title of 
the case, the court in which the case was filed, and the nature of the 
case. If known, you should include any file designations or 
descriptions for the records that you want. As a general rule, the more 
specific you are about the records or type of records that you want, 
the more likely the Department will be able to locate those records in 
response to your request. If a component determines that your request 
does not reasonably describe records, it shall tell you either what 
additional information is needed or why your request is otherwise 
insufficient. The component also shall give you an opportunity to 
discuss your request so that you may modify it to meet the requirements 
of this section. If your request does not reasonably describe the 
records you seek, the agency's response to your request may be delayed.

Code of Federal Regulations/Title 28--Judicial Administration/Vol. 1/
2013-07-01279

    (c) Agreement to pay fees. If you make a FOIA request, it shall be 
considered an agreement by you to pay all applicable fees charged under 
Sec.  16.11, up to $25.00, unless you seek a waiver of fees. The 
component responsible for responding to your request ordinarily will 
confirm this agreement in an acknowledgement letter. When making a 
request, you may specify a willingness to pay a greater or lesser 
amount.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond/reply: An 
estimated 21,406 FOI/PA requests are completed annually. These requests 
can be submitted via free-form letter, email or the eFOIA form. In FY 
2017, approximately 16,402 online eFOIA forms were submitted. An 
average of 8 minutes per respondent is needed to complete form the 
eFOIA form. The estimated range of burden for respondents is expected 
to be between 4 minutes to 12 minutes for completion.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: The estimated public burden associated with this 
collection is .5 hours. It is estimated that respondents will take .5 
hour to complete a questionnaire. The burden hours for collecting 
respondent data sum to 250 hours 500 respondents x .5 hours = 250 
hours).
    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: December 11, 2017.
Melody Braswell,
Department Clearance Officer, PRA, U.S. Department of Justice.
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