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[FR Doc. 2018–02914 Filed 2–12–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE National Institute of Justice [OMB Number 1121–New] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; New Collection Office of Justice Programs, Department of Justice. ACTION: 30 Day notice. AGENCY: The Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice, is 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. DATES: The Department of Justice encourages public comment and will accept input until March 15, 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 Jack Harne, Physical Scientist, National Institute of Justice, 810 Seventh Street NW, Washington, DC 20531 (phone sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 23:12 Feb 12, 2018 Jkt 244001 202–598–9412). 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 National Institute of Justice, 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; —Evaluate whether and if so how the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected can be enhanced; 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: New Collection. 2. The Title of the Form/Collection: National Survey on Correctional Contraband (NCSS). 3. The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: ‘‘There is no agency form number for this collection.’’ The applicable component within the Department of Justice is the Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice. 4. Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: The current project aims to develop national statistics on correctional contraband and interdiction modalities to fill these significant knowledge gaps in the field. NIJ, in collaboration with the Urban Institute, will collect the data from the department of corrections in all 50 states and a nationally representative sample of jails (n = 408). In correctional facilities, contraband items such as drugs, alcohol, cell PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 6215 phones, tobacco products, and makeshift weapons can be used by inmates to spread violence, engage in criminal activity, create underground economies, and perpetuate existing addictions. Contraband in correctional facilities is therefore a cause of serious concern for the safety and security of inmates and correctional staff. However, little is known about what types of contraband interdiction modalities are exercised across jurisdictions and have proven successful, let alone how much and what type of contraband is found in correctional facilities in the U.S. and how it is brought in. 5. An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: The estimated range of burden for respondents completing the survey is 60 minutes. The department of corrections in all 50 states, responding for 1,821 prison facilities, and a nationally representative sample of jails (n = 408) will be recruited to complete the survey. 6. An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The estimated public burden associated with this collection is 2,221 hours. It is estimated that 1,821 state participants and 408 jail participants will take one hour to complete the survey. 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, 3E.405A, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: February 8, 2018. Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. 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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

National Institute of Justice

[OMB Number 1121-New]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection 
eComments Requested; New Collection

AGENCY: Office of Justice Programs, Department of Justice.

ACTION: 30 Day notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice, is 
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.

DATES: The Department of Justice encourages public comment and will 
accept input until March 15, 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 
Jack Harne, Physical Scientist, National Institute of Justice, 810 
Seventh Street NW, Washington, DC 20531 (phone 202-598-9412). 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 [email protected].

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 National Institute 
of Justice, 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;
--Evaluate whether and if so how the quality, utility, and clarity of 
the information to be collected can be enhanced; 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: New Collection.
    2. The Title of the Form/Collection: National Survey on 
Correctional Contraband (NCSS).
    3. The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of 
the Department sponsoring the collection: ``There is no agency form 
number for this collection.'' The applicable component within the 
Department of Justice is the Office of Justice Programs, National 
Institute of Justice.
    4. Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: The current project aims to develop national 
statistics on correctional contraband and interdiction modalities to 
fill these significant knowledge gaps in the field. NIJ, in 
collaboration with the Urban Institute, will collect the data from the 
department of corrections in all 50 states and a nationally 
representative sample of jails (n = 408).
    In correctional facilities, contraband items such as drugs, 
alcohol, cell phones, tobacco products, and makeshift weapons can be 
used by inmates to spread violence, engage in criminal activity, create 
underground economies, and perpetuate existing addictions. Contraband 
in correctional facilities is therefore a cause of serious concern for 
the safety and security of inmates and correctional staff. However, 
little is known about what types of contraband interdiction modalities 
are exercised across jurisdictions and have proven successful, let 
alone how much and what type of contraband is found in correctional 
facilities in the U.S. and how it is brought in.
    5. An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of 
time estimated for an average respondent to respond: The estimated 
range of burden for respondents completing the survey is 60 minutes. 
The department of corrections in all 50 states, responding for 1,821 
prison facilities, and a nationally representative sample of jails (n = 
408) will be recruited to complete the survey.
    6. An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: The estimated public burden associated with this 
collection is 2,221 hours. It is estimated that 1,821 state 
participants and 408 jail participants will take one hour to complete 
the survey.
    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, 3E.405A, Washington, DC 20530.

    Dated: February 8, 2018.
Melody Braswell,
Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice.
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