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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 68 / Monday, April 9, 2018 / Notices sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES location determined by the user’s mobile phone). Low resolution maps of shaking based on both precise and imprecise observations are published for all earthquakes for which observations are submitted. For earthquakes felt by many respondents, the observations that are associated with more precise locations are used in the preparation of higher resolution maps of earthquake shaking. We will protect information from respondents considered proprietary under the Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552) and implementing regulations (43 CFR part 2), and under regulations at 30 CFR 250.197, ‘‘Data and information to be made available to the public or for limited inspection.’’ Responses are voluntary. No questions of a ‘‘sensitive’’ nature are asked. We will release data collected on these forms only in formats that do not include proprietary information volunteered by respondents. Title of Collection: Did You Feel It? Earthquake Questionnaire. OMB Control Number: 1028–0048. Form Number: NA. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents/Affected Public: General public. Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 200,000. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 300,000. Estimated Completion Time per Response: 3 minutes on average. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 15,000 hours. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. Frequency of Collection: On occasion, after each earthquake. Total Estimated Annual Non-hour Burden Cost: $0.00. 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.). Linda K. Pratt, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Associate Director. [FR Doc. 2018–07133 Filed 4–6–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4338–11–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:06 Apr 06, 2018 Jkt 244001 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs [189A2100DD/AAKC001030/ A0A501010.999900 253G; OMB Control Number 1076–0104] Agency Information Collection Activities; Documented Petitions for Federal Acknowledgment as an Indian Tribe Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs (AS–IA) are proposing to renew an information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before June 8, 2018. ADDRESSES: Send your comments on this information collection request (ICR) by mail to R. Lee Fleming, Director, Office of Federal Acknowledgment, Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs, 1849 C Street NW, MS–4071 MIB, Washington, DC 20240; facsimile: (202) 219–3008; email: Lee.Fleming@bia.gov. Please reference OMB Control Number 1046–0104 in the subject line of your comments. SUMMARY: To request additional information about this ICR, contact R. Lee Fleming, (202) 513–7650. 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 AS–IA; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the AS–IA enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the AS– IA minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15171 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: Submission of this information allows Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs, Office of Federal Acknowledgment (OFA) to review applications for the Federal acknowledgment of a group as an Indian tribe. The acknowledgment regulations at 25 CFR 83 contain seven criteria that unrecognized groups seeking Federal acknowledgment as Indian tribes must demonstrate that they meet. Information collect from petitioning groups under these regulations provide anthropological, genealogical and historical data used by the AS–IA to establish whether a petitioning group has the characteristics necessary to be acknowledged as having a governmentto-government relationship with the United States. Respondents are not required to retain copies of the information submitted to OFA but will probably maintain copies for their own use; therefore, there is no recordkeeping requirement included in this information collection. Title of Collection: Documented Petitions for Federal Acknowledgment as an Indian Tribe. OMB Control Number: 1076–0104. Form Number: BIA–8304, BIA–8305, and BIA–8306. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Groups petitioning for Federal acknowledgment as Indian Tribes. Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 10 per year, on average. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 10 per year, on average. Estimated Completion Time per Response: 2,075 hours, on average. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 20,750 hours. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to Obtain a Benefit. Frequency of Collection: Once. Total Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: $0. E:\FR\FM\09APN1.SGM 09APN1 15172 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 68 / Monday, April 9, 2018 / Notices 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: March 21, 2018. Elizabeth K. Appel, Director, Office of Regulatory Affairs and Collaborative Action—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 2018–07125 Filed 4–6–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4337–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs [189A2100DD/AAKC001030/ A0A501010.999900 253G; OMB Control Number 1076–0018] Agency Information Collection Activities; Bureau of Indian Education Tribal Colleges and Universities; Application for Grants and Annual Report Form Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) are proposing to renew an information collection with revisions. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before June 8, 2018. ADDRESSES: Send your comments on this information collection request (ICR) by mail to Dr. Katherine Campbell, Program Analyst, Office of Research, Policy and Post-Secondary, at 12220 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20191 or by email to Katherine.Campbell@ bie.edu. Please reference OMB Control Number 1076–0018 in the subject line of your comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information about this ICR, contact Dr. Katherine Campbell by email at Katherine.Campbell@ bie.edu, or by telephone at (703) 390– 6697. 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 sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:06 Apr 06, 2018 Jkt 244001 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 BIE; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the BIE enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the BIE 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: Each tribally-controlled college or university requesting financial assistance under the Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities Assistance Act of 1978 (the Act) (25 U.S.C. Sec. 1801 et seq.), which provides grants to Tribally Controlled Colleges or Universities for the purpose of ensuring continued and expanded educational opportunities for Indian students. Similarly, each Tribally Controlled College or University that receives financial assistance is required by Sec. 107(c)(1) of the Act and 25 CFR 41 to provide a report on the use of funds received. Additionally, BIE will be combining information collection OMB 1076–0105 with this collection because both collections are elements of the same grant program. OMB 1076–0105 covered the reporting element of the grant program. Each Tribally-controlled college or university that receives financial assistance under the Act is required by Sec. 107(c)(1) of the Act and 25 CFR 41 to provide a report on the use of funds received. Title of Collection: Bureau of Indian Education Tribal Colleges and Universities; Application for Grants and Annual Report Form. OMB Control Number: 1076–0018. PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Form Number: Form 22. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Tribal college and university administrators. Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 28 per year, on average. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 28 per year, on average. Estimated Completion Time per Response: 11 hours. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 308 hours. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to Obtain a Benefit. Frequency of Collection: Annually. 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: March 21, 2018. Elizabeth K. Appel, Director, Office of Regulatory Affairs and Collaborative Action—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 2018–07123 Filed 4–6–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4337–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs [189A2100DD/AAKC001030/ A0A501010.999900 253G; OMB Control Number 1076–0047] Agency Information Collection Activities; Reindeer in Alaska Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) are proposing to renew an information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before June 8, 2018. ADDRESSES: Send your comments on this information collection request (ICR) by mail to Mr. Keith Kahklen, Natural Resources Manager, Bureau of Indian Affairs, P.O. Box 21647, Juneau, Alaska 99802–6147; email: Keith.Kahklen@ bia.gov; facsimile: (907) 586–7120. Please reference OMB Control Number 1076–0047 in the subject line of your comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information about SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\09APN1.SGM 09APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 68 (Monday, April 9, 2018)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs

[189A2100DD/AAKC001030/A0A501010.999900 253G; OMB Control Number 1076-
0104]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Documented Petitions 
for Federal Acknowledgment as an Indian Tribe

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, we, 
the Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs (AS-IA) are proposing to renew 
an information collection.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
June 8, 2018.

ADDRESSES: Send your comments on this information collection request 
(ICR) by mail to R. Lee Fleming, Director, Office of Federal 
Acknowledgment, Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs, 1849 C Street NW, 
MS-4071 MIB, Washington, DC 20240; facsimile: (202) 219-3008; email: 
[email protected]. Please reference OMB Control Number 1046-0104 in 
the subject line of your comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information 
about this ICR, contact R. Lee Fleming, (202) 513-7650.

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 AS-IA; (2) will this information be processed and used 
in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how 
might the AS-IA enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and (5) how might the AS-IA 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: Submission of this information allows Assistant 
Secretary--Indian Affairs, Office of Federal Acknowledgment (OFA) to 
review applications for the Federal acknowledgment of a group as an 
Indian tribe. The acknowledgment regulations at 25 CFR 83 contain seven 
criteria that unrecognized groups seeking Federal acknowledgment as 
Indian tribes must demonstrate that they meet. Information collect from 
petitioning groups under these regulations provide anthropological, 
genealogical and historical data used by the AS-IA to establish whether 
a petitioning group has the characteristics necessary to be 
acknowledged as having a government-to-government relationship with the 
United States. Respondents are not required to retain copies of the 
information submitted to OFA but will probably maintain copies for 
their own use; therefore, there is no recordkeeping requirement 
included in this information collection.
    Title of Collection: Documented Petitions for Federal 
Acknowledgment as an Indian Tribe.
    OMB Control Number: 1076-0104.
    Form Number: BIA-8304, BIA-8305, and BIA-8306.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Groups petitioning for Federal 
acknowledgment as Indian Tribes.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 10 per year, on 
average.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 10 per year, on 
average.
    Estimated Completion Time per Response: 2,075 hours, on average.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 20,750 hours.
    Respondent's Obligation: Required to Obtain a Benefit.
    Frequency of Collection: Once.
    Total Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: $0.

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    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: March 21, 2018.
Elizabeth K. Appel,
Director, Office of Regulatory Affairs and Collaborative Action--Indian 
Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2018-07125 Filed 4-6-18; 8:45 am]
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