Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Documented Petitions for Federal Acknowledgment as an Indian Tribe, 36961-36962 [2018-16344]

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ADDRESSES: Send written comments on this information collection request (ICR) SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00090 Fmt 4703 Permit action Harm and harass DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR All comments and materials we receive in response to these requests will be available for public inspection, by appointment, during normal business hours at the address listed in ADDRESSES. 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. Type of take Presence/absence surveys, nest monitoring, habitat suitability surveys. Presence/absence surveys, electrofishing, minnow traps, hoop nets, seines, dip nets, snorkeling, angling and/or trammel or gill nets. 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Public Availability of Comments VerDate Sep<11>2014 (Setophaga Vireo (Vireo Activity Sfmt 4703 New. 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 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 1076–0104 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. 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 E:\FR\FM\31JYN1.SGM 31JYN1 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

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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; Submission to the 
Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; 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, the 
Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs (AS-IA) 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 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 1076-0104 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. 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

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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 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 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