Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Leasing of Osage Reservation Lands for Oil and Gas Mining, 36962-36963 [2018-16342]

Download as PDF daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES 36962 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 147 / Tuesday, July 31, 2018 / Notices impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. It also helps the public understand our information collection requirements and provides the requested data in the desired format. A Federal Register notice with a 60day public comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on April 9, 2018 (83 FR 15171). No comments were received. We are again 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. 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 the Office of Federal Acknowledgment (OFA), within the Office of the Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs, to review groups’ documented petitions for the Federal acknowledgment 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 collected 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 a continuously existing Indian tribe. Federal acknowledgment establishes 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:30 Jul 30, 2018 Jkt 244001 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. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 10. Estimated Completion Time per Response: 1,436 hours, on average. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 14,360, on average. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to Obtain or Retain a Benefit. Frequency of Collection: Once. Total Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: $21,000,000. 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. 2018–16344 Filed 7–30–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4337–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs [189A2100DD/AAKC001030/ A0A501010.999900 253G; OMB Control Number 1076–0180] Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Leasing of Osage Reservation Lands for Oil and Gas Mining 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 August 30, 2018. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00091 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Send written comments on this information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget’s Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior by email at OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov; or via facsimile to (202) 395–5806. Please provide a copy of your comments to Robin M. Phillips, Superintendent, Osage Agency, P.O. Box 1539, Pawhuska, OK 74056 or by email to Robin.Phillips@bia.gov. Please reference OMB Control Number 1076–0180 in the subject line of your comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information about this ICR, contact Richard Winlock, Deputy Superintendent by email at Richard.Winlock@bia.gov, or by telephone at (918) 287–5700. You may also view the ICR at http:// www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. 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 provides the requested data in the desired format. A Federal Register notice with a 60day public comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on April 9, 2018 (83 FR 15173). We are again 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. 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 ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\31JYN1.SGM 31JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 147 / Tuesday, July 31, 2018 / Notices daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Abstract: Congress passed legislation specifically addressing oil and gas leasing on Osage lands and requiring Secretarial approval of leases. See 34 Stat. 543, section 3, as amended. The regulations art 25 CFR 226 implement that statute by specifying what information a lessee must provide related to drilling, development, and production of oil and gas on Osage reservation land. The oil, gas, and land are assets that the United States holds in trust or restricted status for Indian beneficiaries. The information collections in 25 CFR 226 are necessary to ensure that the beneficial owners of the mineral rights are provided the royalties due them, ensure that the oil and gas trust assets are protected, and to ensure that the surface estate assets are protected. Title of Collection: Leasing of Osage Reservation lands for Oil and Gas Mining. OMB Control Number: 1076–0180. Form Number: • Form A—Mining Lease • Form B—Oil Lease • Form C—Oil & Gas Lease • Form D—Mining Lease Bond • Form F—Assignment of Lease • Form G—Collective Bond • Form H—Assignment Bond Form • Monthly Accounting Forms (Forms 101, 101A, 133, 157,and 300) • Form 139—Permit to Drill or Reenter • Easement Form • Modification of Oil/Gas Mining Lease • List of Corporate Officers Form • Tank Bottom Oil Report Form • Assignment of Liability Form • Waterflood Operating Report Form 229 • Lease Status Report Form • Spill Reporting and Remediation Form • Environmental Assessment Questionnaire • Osage Mineral Reserve Trucking Permit Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Individual Indians, businesses, and Tribal authorities. Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 1,397. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 48,113. Estimated Completion Time per Response: Five minutes to 28 hours. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 22,776. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to Obtain or Retain a Benefit. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:30 Jul 30, 2018 Jkt 244001 Frequency of Collection: As needed. Total Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: $4,535. 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. 2018–16342 Filed 7–30–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4337–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–NERO–GATE–25583; PPNEGATEB0, PPMVSCS1Z.Y00000] Request for Nominations for the Gateway National Recreation Area Fort Hancock 21st Century Advisory Committee National Park Service, Interior. Request for nominations. AGENCY: ACTION: The National Park Service (NPS), U.S. Department of the Interior is requesting nominations for qualified persons to serve as members of the Committee. DATES: Written nominations must be received by August 30, 2018. ADDRESSES: Nominations should be sent to Daphne Yun, U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Gateway National Recreation Area, Office of the Superintendent, 210 New York Avenue, Staten Island, New York 10305, or email daphne_yun@nps.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Daphne Yun, U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Gateway National Recreation Area, Sandy Hook Unit, 26 Hudson Road, Highlands, New Jersey 07732, or email at daphne_yun@ nps.gov, or via telephone at (732) 872– 5908. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Gateway National Recreation Area Fort Hancock 21st Century Advisory Committee was established by authority of the Secretary of the Interior under 54 U.S.C. 100906, and in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. Appendix 1–16). The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary of the Interior, through the Director of the National Park Service, on the development of a reuse plan and on matters relating to future uses of certain buildings at the Fort Hancock Historic SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00092 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 36963 District, located within the Sandy Hook Unit of Gateway National Recreation Area in New Jersey. The Committee consists of representatives from among, but not limited to, the following interest groups to represent a range of interests concerned with the management of Fort Hancock within the park and its impact on the local area: The natural resource community, the business community, the cultural resource community, the real estate community, the recreation community, the education community, the scientific community, and hospitality organizations. The Committee will also include representatives from the following municipalities: Borough of Highlands, Borough of Sea Bright, Borough of Rumson, Middletown Township, Monmouth County Freeholders, and Borough of Monmouth Beach. We are currently seeking members to represent all categories. Nominations should be typed and should include a resume providing an adequate description of the nominee’s qualifications, including information that would enable the Department of the Interior to make an informed decision regarding meeting the membership requirements of the Committee and permit the Department to contact a potential member. All documentation, including letters of recommendation, must be compiled and submitted in one complete package. All those interested in membership, including current members whose terms are expiring, must follow the same nomination process. Members may not appoint deputies or alternates. Members of the Committee serve without compensation. However, while away from their homes or regular places of business in the performance of services for the Committee as approved by the NPS, members may be allowed travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence, in the same manner as persons employed intermittently in Government service are allowed such expenses under section 5703 of title 5 of the United States Code. Public Disclosure of Information: Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information with your nomination, you should be aware that your entire nomination—including your personal identifying information— may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your nomination to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. E:\FR\FM\31JYN1.SGM 31JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 147 (Tuesday, July 31, 2018)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs

[189A2100DD/AAKC001030/A0A501010.999900 253G; OMB Control Number 1076-
0180]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the 
Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Leasing of 
Osage Reservation Lands for Oil and Gas Mining

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 
August 30, 2018.

ADDRESSES: Send written comments on this information collection request 
(ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget's Desk Officer for the 
Department of the Interior by email at [email protected]; or 
via facsimile to (202) 395-5806. Please provide a copy of your comments 
to Robin M. Phillips, Superintendent, Osage Agency, P.O. Box 1539, 
Pawhuska, OK 74056 or by email to [email protected]. Please 
reference OMB Control Number 1076-0180 in the subject line of your 
comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information 
about this ICR, contact Richard Winlock, Deputy Superintendent by email 
at [email protected], or by telephone at (918) 287-5700. You may 
also view the ICR at http://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain.

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 provides the requested data in the desired 
format.
    A Federal Register notice with a 60-day public comment period 
soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on 
April 9, 2018 (83 FR 15173).
    We are again 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. 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

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withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we 
cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.
    Abstract: Congress passed legislation specifically addressing oil 
and gas leasing on Osage lands and requiring Secretarial approval of 
leases. See 34 Stat. 543, section 3, as amended. The regulations art 25 
CFR 226 implement that statute by specifying what information a lessee 
must provide related to drilling, development, and production of oil 
and gas on Osage reservation land. The oil, gas, and land are assets 
that the United States holds in trust or restricted status for Indian 
beneficiaries. The information collections in 25 CFR 226 are necessary 
to ensure that the beneficial owners of the mineral rights are provided 
the royalties due them, ensure that the oil and gas trust assets are 
protected, and to ensure that the surface estate assets are protected.
    Title of Collection: Leasing of Osage Reservation lands for Oil and 
Gas Mining.
    OMB Control Number: 1076-0180.
    Form Number:

 Form A--Mining Lease
 Form B--Oil Lease
 Form C--Oil & Gas Lease
 Form D--Mining Lease Bond
 Form F--Assignment of Lease
 Form G--Collective Bond
 Form H--Assignment Bond Form
 Monthly Accounting Forms (Forms 101, 101A, 133, 157,and 300)
 Form 139--Permit to Drill or Reenter
 Easement Form
 Modification of Oil/Gas Mining Lease
 List of Corporate Officers Form
 Tank Bottom Oil Report Form
 Assignment of Liability Form
 Waterflood Operating Report Form 229
 Lease Status Report Form
 Spill Reporting and Remediation Form
 Environmental Assessment Questionnaire
 Osage Mineral Reserve Trucking Permit

    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Individual Indians, businesses, and 
Tribal authorities.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 1,397.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 48,113.
    Estimated Completion Time per Response: Five minutes to 28 hours.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 22,776.
    Respondent's Obligation: Required to Obtain or Retain a Benefit.
    Frequency of Collection: As needed.
    Total Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: $4,535.
    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. 2018-16342 Filed 7-30-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4337-15-P