Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested; Reinstatement, With Change, of a Previously Approved Collection for Which Approval Has Expired: 2018 Census of Medical Examiner and Coroner Offices (CMEC), 5501-5502 [2019-02992]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 35 / Thursday, February 21, 2019 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Drug Enforcement Administration [OMB Number 1121–0296] [Docket No. DEA–392] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested; Reinstatement, With Change, of a Previously Approved Collection for Which Approval Has Expired: 2018 Census of Medical Examiner and Coroner Offices (CMEC) Bulk Manufacturer of Controlled Substances Application: Research Triangle Institute ACTION: Notice of application. Registered bulk manufacturers of the affected basic classes, and applicants therefore, may file written comments on or objections to the issuance of the proposed registration on or before March 25, 2019. Such persons may also file a written request for a hearing on the application on or before March 25, 2019. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be sent to: Drug Enforcement Administration, Attention: DEA Federal Register Representative/DPW, 8701 Morrissette Drive, Springfield, Virginia 22152. DATES: The Attorney General has delegated his authority under the Controlled Substances Act to the Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), 28 CFR 0.100(b). Authority to exercise all necessary functions with respect to the promulgation and implementation of 21 CFR part 1301, incident to the registration of manufacturers, distributors, dispensers, importers, and exporters of controlled substances (other than final orders in connection with suspension, denial, or revocation of registration) has been redelegated to the Assistant Administrator of the DEA Diversion Control Division (‘‘Assistant Administrator’’) pursuant to section 7 of 28 CFR part 0, appendix to subpart R. In accordance with 21 CFR 1301.34(a), this is notice that on June 25, 2018, Research Triangle Institute, 3040 East Cornwallis Road, Hermann Bldg., Room 106, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, re-applied to be registered as a bulk manufacturer of small quantities of Tetrahydrocannabinols (7370), a basic class of a controlled substance listed in schedule I. The company will manufacture via synthesis Tetrahydrocannabinols (7370), for use by researchers as Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) for clinical trials. amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: January 29, 2019. John J. Martin, Assistant Administrator. [FR Doc. 2019–02881 Filed 2–20–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–09–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:08 Feb 20, 2019 Jkt 247001 Department of Justice. 30-Day notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), 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 was previously published in the Federal Register, Volume 83, Number 238, page 63909 on Wednesday, December 12, 2018. Following publication of the 60day notice, the Bureau of Justice Statistics received no comments on the proposed collection. 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 burden or associated response time, suggestions, or need a copy of the proposed information collection instrument with instructions or additional information, please contact Connor Brooks, Statistician, Law Enforcement Statistics Unit, Bureau of Justice Statistics, 810 Seventh Street NW, Washington, DC 20531 (email: Connor.Brooks@usdoj.gov; phone: 202– 514–8633). 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_submissions@ 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 Bureau of Justice Statistics, including whether the information will have practical utility; SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00098 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 5501 —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: Reinstatement of the Census of Medical Examiner and Coroner Offices, with changes, of a previously approved collection for which approval has expired. (2) The Title of the Form/Collection: 2018 Census of Medical Examiner and Coroner Offices. (3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: The form number is CMEC–1. The applicable component within the Department of Justice is the Bureau of Justice Statistics, Office of Justice Programs. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: This information collection is a census of medical examiner and coroner offices. The 2018 survey is revised from the data collection referencing 2004. Respondents will be the medical examiners and coroners (or members of their staff) working in medicolegal death investigation offices. Abstract: The 2018 CMEC will focus on the same topics as the 2004: The number and type of medical examiner and coroner offices operating in the U.S., staff at these offices, budget and capital resources, workload, policies and procedures regarding casework, specialized death investigations, records and evidence retention, resources, and operations. The survey was assessed by a panel of practitioners and subject matter experts. Results from these efforts were used to revise the survey to ensure content was up-to-date and relevant to the medicolegal death investigation system today. The survey was also revised to improve clarity and ease of answering questions. Suggestions resulting from this review were incorporated into the survey and E:\FR\FM\21FEN1.SGM 21FEN1 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

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

[OMB Number 1121-0296]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comments Requested; Reinstatement, With Change, of a Previously 
Approved Collection for Which Approval Has Expired: 2018 Census of 
Medical Examiner and Coroner Offices (CMEC)

AGENCY: Department of Justice.

ACTION: 30-Day notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs, 
Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), 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 was 
previously published in the Federal Register, Volume 83, Number 238, 
page 63909 on Wednesday, December 12, 2018. Following publication of 
the 60-day notice, the Bureau of Justice Statistics received no 
comments on the proposed collection.

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 burden or associated response time, 
suggestions, or need a copy of the proposed information collection 
instrument with instructions or additional information, please contact 
Connor Brooks, Statistician, Law Enforcement Statistics Unit, Bureau of 
Justice Statistics, 810 Seventh Street NW, Washington, DC 20531 (email: 
Connor.Brooks@usdoj.gov; phone: 202-514-8633). 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_submissions@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 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: Reinstatement of the Census of 
Medical Examiner and Coroner Offices, with changes, of a previously 
approved collection for which approval has expired.
    (2) The Title of the Form/Collection: 2018 Census of Medical 
Examiner and Coroner Offices.
    (3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of 
the Department sponsoring the collection: The form number is CMEC-1. 
The applicable component within the Department of Justice is the Bureau 
of Justice Statistics, Office of Justice Programs.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract:
    This information collection is a census of medical examiner and 
coroner offices. The 2018 survey is revised from the data collection 
referencing 2004. Respondents will be the medical examiners and 
coroners (or members of their staff) working in medicolegal death 
investigation offices.
    Abstract: The 2018 CMEC will focus on the same topics as the 2004: 
The number and type of medical examiner and coroner offices operating 
in the U.S., staff at these offices, budget and capital resources, 
workload, policies and procedures regarding casework, specialized death 
investigations, records and evidence retention, resources, and 
operations. The survey was assessed by a panel of practitioners and 
subject matter experts. Results from these efforts were used to revise 
the survey to ensure content was up-to-date and relevant to the 
medicolegal death investigation system today. The survey was also 
revised to improve clarity and ease of answering questions. Suggestions 
resulting from this review were incorporated into the survey and

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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.
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