Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; Update With Changes, of a Previously Approved Collection Which Expires November, 2018: Department of Justice Equitable Sharing Agreement and Certification, 36623-36624 [2018-16203]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 146 / Monday, July 30, 2018 / Notices Issued: July 25, 2018. Lisa Barton, Secretary to the Commission. collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 60 days until September 28, 2018. [FR Doc. 2018–16227 Filed 7–27–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P JUDICIAL CONFERENCE OF THE UNITED STATES Meeting of the Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Rules of Evidence Advisory Committee on Rules of Evidence, Judicial Conference of the United States. ACTION: Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: The Advisory Committee on Rules of Evidence will hold a meeting on October 19, 2018. The meeting will be open to public observation but not participation. An agenda and supporting materials will be posted at least 7 days in advance of the meeting at: http:// www.uscourts.gov/rules-policies/ records-and-archives-rules-committees/ agenda-books. DATES: October 19, 2018. Time: 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: University of Denver, Sturm College of Law, 2255 E Evans Avenue, Room 412, Denver, CO 80210. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rebecca A. Womeldorf, Rules Committee Secretary, Rules Committee Staff, Administrative Office of the United States Courts, Washington, DC 20544, telephone (202) 502–1820. SUMMARY: Dated: July 23, 2018. Rebecca A. Womeldorf, Rules Committee Secretary. [FR Doc. 2018–16162 Filed 7–27–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 2210–55–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [OMB Number 1121–0184] daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection; Comments Requested: 2019 School Crime Supplement (SCS) to the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) Bureau of Justice Statistics, Department of Justice. ACTION: 60-Day notice. AGENCY: The Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics, will be submitting the following information SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:33 Jul 27, 2018 Jkt 244001 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 Rachel Morgan, Statistician, Bureau of Justice Statistics, 810 Seventh Street NW, Washington, DC 20531 (email: Rachel.Morgan@ojp.usdoj.gov; telephone: 202–616–1707). 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 Bureau of Justice Statistics, 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 36623 Bureau of Justice Statistics, in the Office of Justice Programs. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: The survey will be administered to persons ages 12 to 18 in NCVS sampled households in the United States from January through June 2019. The SCS collects, analyzes, publishes, and disseminates statistics on the students’ victimization, perceptions of school environment, and safety at school. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: An estimate of the total number of respondents is 8,567 persons ages 12 to 18. Of the 8,567 SCS respondents, 86% or 7,402 are expected to complete the long SCS interview (entire SCS questionnaire) which will take an estimated 16 minutes (0.27 hours) to complete. The remaining 14% or 1,165 SCS respondents are expected to complete the short interview (i.e., will be screened out for not being in school), which will take an estimated 2.5 minutes (0.04 hours) to complete. Respondents will be asked to respond to this survey only once during the six month period. The burden estimates are based on data from the prior administration of the SCS. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: There are an estimated 2,046 annual burden hours associated with this collection. 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: July 25, 2018. Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2018–16195 Filed 7–27–18; 8:45 am] Overview of This Information Collection BILLING CODE 4410–18–P (1) Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved collection. (2) The Title of the Form/Collection: 2019 School Crime Supplement to the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS). (3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: The form number for the questionnaire is SCS–1. The applicable component within the Department of Justice is the DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE PO 00000 Frm 00111 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [OMB Number 1123–0011] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; Update With Changes, of a Previously Approved Collection Which Expires November, 2018: Department of Justice Equitable Sharing Agreement and Certification Money Laundering and Asset Recovery Section, Department of Justice. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\30JYN1.SGM 30JYN1 36624 ACTION: Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 146 / Monday, July 30, 2018 / Notices 60-Day notice. The Department of Justice (DOJ), Criminal Division, Money Laundering and Asset Recovery Section, 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. The proposed information collection is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 60 days until September 28, 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 Matthew Colon, Senior Attorney Advisor, Money Laundering and Asset Recovery Section, 1400 New York Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20005 (phone: 202–514–1263). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. 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 Bureau of Justice Statistics, 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. daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Overview of This Information Collection 1. Type of Information Collection: Update with changes, of the Department VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:33 Jul 27, 2018 Jkt 244001 of Justice Equitable Sharing Agreement and Certification, a previously approved collection for which approval will expire on November 30, 2018. 2. The Title of the Form/Collection: Department of Justice Equitable Sharing Agreement and Certification. 3. The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: There is not an agency form number. The applicable component within the Department of Justice is the Money Laundering and Asset Recovery Section (‘‘MLARS’’), in the Criminal Division. 4. Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: The Attorney General is required by statute to ‘‘assure that any property transferred to a State or local law enforcement agency . . . will serve to encourage further cooperation between the recipient State or local agency and Federal law enforcement agencies.’’ 21 U.S.C. 881(e)(3). MLARS ensures such cooperation by requiring that all such ‘‘equitably shared’’ funds be used only for law enforcement purposes and not be distributed to other governmental agencies by the recipient law enforcement agencies. By requiring that law enforcement agencies that participate in the Equitable Sharing Program (Program) file an Equitable Sharing Agreement and Certification (ESAC), MLARS can readily ensure compliance with its statutory obligations. The ESAC requires information regarding the receipt and expenditure of Program funds from the participating agency. Accordingly, it seeks information that is exclusively in the hands of the participating agency. 5. An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: An estimated 6,900 state and local law enforcement agencies electronically file the ESAC annually with MLARS. It is estimated that it takes 30 minutes per year to enter the information. All of the approximately 6,500 agencies must fully complete the form each year to maintain compliance and continue participation in the Department of Justice Equitable Sharing Program. 6. An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The estimated public burden associated with this collection is 3,250 hours. It is estimated that respondents will take 30 minutes to complete the form. (6,500 participants × 30 minutes = 3,250 hours). If additional information is required contact: Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer, United States PO 00000 Frm 00112 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Two Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE, 3E.405B, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: July 25, 2018. Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2018–16203 Filed 7–27–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–14–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Distribution of Characteristics of the Insured Unemployed ACTION: Notice. The Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) Employment and Training Administration (ETA) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed extension for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, ‘‘Distribution of Characteristics of the Insured Unemployed.’’ This comment request is part of continuing Departmental efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). DATES: Consideration will be given to all written comments received by September 28, 2018. ADDRESSES: A copy of this ICR with applicable supporting documentation; including a description of the likely respondents, proposed frequency of response, and estimated total burden may be obtained free by contacting Sandra Trujillo by telephone at 202– 693–2933, TTY 1–877–889–5627 (these are not toll-free numbers), or by email at Trujillo.Sandra@dol.gov. Submit written comments about, or requests for a copy of, this ICR by mail or courier to the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, Office of Unemployment Insurance, Room S– 4524, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20210, by email at Trujillo.Sandra@dol.gov or by Fax at 202–693–3975. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ronald Wilus by telephone at 202–693– 2931 (this is not a toll-free number) or by email at Wilus.Ronald@dol.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The DOL, as part of continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\30JYN1.SGM 30JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 146 (Monday, July 30, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 36623-36624]
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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

[OMB Number 1123-0011]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection 
eComments Requested; Update With Changes, of a Previously Approved 
Collection Which Expires November, 2018: Department of Justice 
Equitable Sharing Agreement and Certification

AGENCY: Money Laundering and Asset Recovery Section, Department of 
Justice.

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ACTION: 60-Day notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Justice (DOJ), Criminal Division, Money 
Laundering and Asset Recovery Section, 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. The proposed information collection is published 
to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies.

DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 60 days until 
September 28, 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 
Matthew Colon, Senior Attorney Advisor, Money Laundering and Asset 
Recovery Section, 1400 New York Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20005 (phone: 
202-514-1263).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This process is conducted in accordance with 
5 CFR 1320.10. 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 Bureau of Justice 
Statistics, 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: Update with changes, of the 
Department of Justice Equitable Sharing Agreement and Certification, a 
previously approved collection for which approval will expire on 
November 30, 2018.
    2. The Title of the Form/Collection: Department of Justice 
Equitable Sharing Agreement and Certification.
    3. The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of 
the Department sponsoring the collection: There is not an agency form 
number. The applicable component within the Department of Justice is 
the Money Laundering and Asset Recovery Section (``MLARS''), in the 
Criminal Division.
    4. Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract:
    The Attorney General is required by statute to ``assure that any 
property transferred to a State or local law enforcement agency . . . 
will serve to encourage further cooperation between the recipient State 
or local agency and Federal law enforcement agencies.'' 21 U.S.C. 
881(e)(3). MLARS ensures such cooperation by requiring that all such 
``equitably shared'' funds be used only for law enforcement purposes 
and not be distributed to other governmental agencies by the recipient 
law enforcement agencies. By requiring that law enforcement agencies 
that participate in the Equitable Sharing Program (Program) file an 
Equitable Sharing Agreement and Certification (ESAC), MLARS can readily 
ensure compliance with its statutory obligations. The ESAC requires 
information regarding the receipt and expenditure of Program funds from 
the participating agency. Accordingly, it seeks information that is 
exclusively in the hands of the participating agency.
    5. An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of 
time estimated for an average respondent to respond: An estimated 6,900 
state and local law enforcement agencies electronically file the ESAC 
annually with MLARS. It is estimated that it takes 30 minutes per year 
to enter the information. All of the approximately 6,500 agencies must 
fully complete the form each year to maintain compliance and continue 
participation in the Department of Justice Equitable Sharing Program.
    6. An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: The estimated public burden associated with this 
collection is 3,250 hours. It is estimated that respondents will take 
30 minutes to complete the form. (6,500 participants x 30 minutes = 
3,250 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, 3E.405B, Washington, DC 20530.

    Dated: July 25, 2018.
Melody Braswell,
Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice.
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