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Download as PDF 5502 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 35 / Thursday, February 21, 2019 / Notices then cognitively tested with 14 medical examiner and coroner offices. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: A projected 2,200 respondents will take an average of 1.5 hours each to complete form CMEC–1, including time to research or find information not readily available. In addition, an estimated 1,100 respondents will be contacted for data quality follow-up by phone at 15 minutes per call. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: There are an estimated 3,575 total burden hours associated with this information 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: February 15, 2019. Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2019–02992 Filed 2–20–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [OMB Number 1117–0008] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection, eComments Requested; Extension Without Change of a Previously Approved Collection; Application for Procurement Quota for Controlled Substance and for Ephedrine, Pseudoephedrine, and Phenylpropanolamine; DEA Form 250 Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice. ACTION: 30-Day notice. AGENCY: The Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), is submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register, on December 14, 2018, allowing for a 60-day comment period. DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 30 days until March 25, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have additional comments, especially on the estimated public amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:08 Feb 20, 2019 Jkt 247001 burden or associated response time, suggestions, or need a copy of the proposed information collection instrument with instructions or additional information, please contact Kathy L. Federico, Diversion Control Division, Drug Enforcement Administration; Mailing Address: 8701 Morrissette Drive, Springfield, Virginia 22152; Telephone: (202) 598–6812. 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_submission@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 agency, 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 proposed 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: Extension of a currently approved collection. 2. Title of the Form/Collection: Application for Procurement Quota for Controlled Substance and for Ephedrine, Pseudoephedrine, and Phenylpropanolamine. 3. The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: DEA Form 250. The applicable component within the Department of Justice is the Drug Enforcement Administration, Diversion Control Division. PO 00000 Frm 00099 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 4. Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Affected public (Primary): Business or other for-profit. Affected public (Other): None. Abstract: Pursuant to 21 U.S.C. 826 and 21 CFR 1303.12(b) and 1315.32, any person who desires to use, during the next calendar year, any basic class of controlled substances listed in schedules I or II, or the List I chemicals ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, or phenylpropanolamine for purposes of manufacturing must apply on DEA Form 250 for a procurement quota for such class or List I chemical. 5. An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: The DEA estimates 344 respondents complete 3,066 DEA Form 250 applications annually, and that each form requires 0.5 hours to complete. 6. An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the proposed collection: The DEA estimates this collection takes a total of 1,533 annual burden hours. If additional information is required, please 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, Suite 3E.405B, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: February 15, 2019. Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2019–03002 Filed 2–20–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–09–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [OMB Number 1121–NEW] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; New Collection: Methodological Research To Support the National Crime Victimization Survey Redesign Program: National Survey of Crime and Safety—Field Test 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 collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\21FEN1.SGM 21FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 35 / Thursday, February 21, 2019 / Notices Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 60 days until April 22, 2019. 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 Jennifer Truman, Statistician, Bureau of Justice Statistics, 810 Seventh Street NW, Washington, DC 20531 (email: Jennifer.Truman@usdoj.gov; telephone: 202–514–5083). 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. amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 DATES: Overview of This Information Collection (1) Type of Information Collection: New collection under activities related to the National Crime Victimization Survey Redesign Program: National Survey of Crime and Safety—Field Test. (2) The Title of the Form/Collection: National Survey of Crime and Safety (NSCS). (3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: The form number for the questionnaire is NSCS1, NSCS2, NSCS3, NSCS4, NSCS5, and NSCS6. The applicable component within the Department of Justice is the 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:08 Feb 20, 2019 Jkt 247001 abstract: Respondents will be all persons 12 years or older living in households located throughout the 48 contiguous states and the District of Columbia sampled for the National Survey of Crime and Safety. Persons living in Alaska and Hawaii and those living in group quarters are excluded for operational efficiency. In early 2014, BJS initiated the NCVS Instrument Redesign and Testing Project to develop a new design for the NCVS. The overarching objective for this project is to redesign and test the NCVS roster control card, crime screener, and crime incident report. The purpose of the National Survey of Crime and Safety field test will be to test the redesigned versions of the roster control card, crime screener, and crime incident report. The NSCS field test will include administration of the current NCVS interview, an interviewer-administered, Web-based, revised questionnaire, and a self-administered version of the revised questionnaire. The goal of the NSCS field test is to inform final decisions and recommendations for the redesign of the NCVS survey instrument to modernize it and to capture indicators of safety, security and perceptions of police that provide important information on public perceptions and potential correlates of victimization. (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 12,293 persons age 12 or older. The sample is divided into three groups by instrument version: The current intervieweradministered NCVS instrument (NSCS1 and NSCS2), an intervieweradministered, Web-based, revised questionnaire (NSCS3 and NSCS4, and a self-administered version of the revised questionnaire (NSCS5 and NSCS6). • The first group of 4,085 persons age 12 or older will receive the current interviewer-administered NCVS instrument. About 2,774 respondents will be the household respondent and receive the roster control card, which is estimated to take 9 minutes per respondent for a total of 416 burden hours. All 4,085 persons age 12 or older will receive the victimization screener, which is estimated to take 9 minutes per respondent for a total of 613 burden hours. It is anticipated that 768 persons in this group will report a victimization and receive the crime incident report, which is estimated to take 15 minutes per respondent for a total of 250 burden hours. There are an estimated 1,278 total burden hours for this group. PO 00000 Frm 00100 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 5503 • The second group of 4,085 persons age 12 or older will receive the interviewer-administered Web-based, revised questionnaire. About 2,774 respondents will be the household respondent and receive the roster control card, which is estimated to take 9 minutes per respondent for a total of 416 burden hours. All 4,085 persons age 12 or older will receive the non-crime questions (perceptions of community safety or their local police) and victimization screener, which is estimated to take 16.2 minutes per respondent for a total of 1,103 burden hours. It is anticipated that 768 persons in this group will report a victimization and receive the crime incident report, which is estimated to take 18 minutes per respondent for a total of 300 burden hours. There are an estimated 1,819 total burden hours for this group. • The third group of 4,122 persons age 12 or older will receive the selfadministered version of the revised questionnaire. About 3,752 respondents will be the household respondent and receive the roster control card, which is estimated to take 9 minutes per respondent for a total of 563 burden hours. All 4,122 persons age 12 or older will receive the non-crime questions (perceptions of community safety or their local police) and victimization screener, which is estimated to take 13.2 minutes per respondent for a total of 907 burden hours. It is anticipated that 768 persons in this group will report a victimization and receive the crime incident report, which is estimated to take 15 minutes per respondent for a total of 250 burden hours. There are an estimated 1,719 total burden hours for this group. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: There are an estimated 4,816 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: February 15, 2019. Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2019–02991 Filed 2–20–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P E:\FR\FM\21FEN1.SGM 21FEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

[OMB Number 1121-NEW]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection 
eComments Requested; New Collection: Methodological Research To Support 
the National Crime Victimization Survey Redesign Program: National 
Survey of Crime and Safety--Field Test

AGENCY: Bureau of Justice Statistics, Department of Justice.

ACTION: 60-Day notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs, 
Bureau of Justice Statistics, 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.

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DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 60 days until 
April 22, 2019.

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 
Jennifer Truman, Statistician, Bureau of Justice Statistics, 810 
Seventh Street NW, Washington, DC 20531 (email: 
Jennifer.Truman@usdoj.gov; telephone: 202-514-5083).

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.

Overview of This Information Collection

    (1) Type of Information Collection: New collection under activities 
related to the National Crime Victimization Survey Redesign Program: 
National Survey of Crime and Safety--Field Test.
    (2) The Title of the Form/Collection: National Survey of Crime and 
Safety (NSCS).
    (3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of 
the Department sponsoring the collection: The form number for the 
questionnaire is NSCS1, NSCS2, NSCS3, NSCS4, NSCS5, and NSCS6. The 
applicable component within the Department of Justice is the 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: Respondents will be all persons 12 years or 
older living in households located throughout the 48 contiguous states 
and the District of Columbia sampled for the National Survey of Crime 
and Safety. Persons living in Alaska and Hawaii and those living in 
group quarters are excluded for operational efficiency. In early 2014, 
BJS initiated the NCVS Instrument Redesign and Testing Project to 
develop a new design for the NCVS. The overarching objective for this 
project is to redesign and test the NCVS roster control card, crime 
screener, and crime incident report. The purpose of the National Survey 
of Crime and Safety field test will be to test the redesigned versions 
of the roster control card, crime screener, and crime incident report. 
The NSCS field test will include administration of the current NCVS 
interview, an interviewer-administered, Web-based, revised 
questionnaire, and a self-administered version of the revised 
questionnaire. The goal of the NSCS field test is to inform final 
decisions and recommendations for the redesign of the NCVS survey 
instrument to modernize it and to capture indicators of safety, 
security and perceptions of police that provide important information 
on public perceptions and potential correlates of victimization.
    (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 12,293 persons age 12 or older. The 
sample is divided into three groups by instrument version: The current 
interviewer-administered NCVS instrument (NSCS1 and NSCS2), an 
interviewer-administered, Web-based, revised questionnaire (NSCS3 and 
NSCS4, and a self-administered version of the revised questionnaire 
(NSCS5 and NSCS6).
     The first group of 4,085 persons age 12 or older will 
receive the current interviewer-administered NCVS instrument. About 
2,774 respondents will be the household respondent and receive the 
roster control card, which is estimated to take 9 minutes per 
respondent for a total of 416 burden hours. All 4,085 persons age 12 or 
older will receive the victimization screener, which is estimated to 
take 9 minutes per respondent for a total of 613 burden hours. It is 
anticipated that 768 persons in this group will report a victimization 
and receive the crime incident report, which is estimated to take 15 
minutes per respondent for a total of 250 burden hours. There are an 
estimated 1,278 total burden hours for this group.
     The second group of 4,085 persons age 12 or older will 
receive the interviewer-administered Web-based, revised questionnaire. 
About 2,774 respondents will be the household respondent and receive 
the roster control card, which is estimated to take 9 minutes per 
respondent for a total of 416 burden hours. All 4,085 persons age 12 or 
older will receive the non-crime questions (perceptions of community 
safety or their local police) and victimization screener, which is 
estimated to take 16.2 minutes per respondent for a total of 1,103 
burden hours. It is anticipated that 768 persons in this group will 
report a victimization and receive the crime incident report, which is 
estimated to take 18 minutes per respondent for a total of 300 burden 
hours. There are an estimated 1,819 total burden hours for this group.
     The third group of 4,122 persons age 12 or older will 
receive the self-administered version of the revised questionnaire. 
About 3,752 respondents will be the household respondent and receive 
the roster control card, which is estimated to take 9 minutes per 
respondent for a total of 563 burden hours. All 4,122 persons age 12 or 
older will receive the non-crime questions (perceptions of community 
safety or their local police) and victimization screener, which is 
estimated to take 13.2 minutes per respondent for a total of 907 burden 
hours. It is anticipated that 768 persons in this group will report a 
victimization and receive the crime incident report, which is estimated 
to take 15 minutes per respondent for a total of 250 burden hours. 
There are an estimated 1,719 total burden hours for this group.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: There are an estimated 4,816 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: February 15, 2019.
Melody Braswell,
Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice.
[FR Doc. 2019-02991 Filed 2-20-19; 8:45 am]
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