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Download as PDF 27360 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 113 / Wednesday, June 12, 2019 / Notices jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES ➢ 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: Revision of a currently approved collection. 2. The Title of the Form/Collection: ViCAP Case Submission Form. 3. The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: The form number is FD–676. The applicable component within the Department of Justice is the Federal Bureau of Investigation. 4. Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Federal, state, local, and tribal government law enforcement agencies charged with the responsibility of investigating violent crimes. Abstract: Established by the Department of Justice in 1985, ViCAP serves as the national repository for violent crimes; specifically; Homicides (and attempts) that are known or suspected to be part of a series and/or are apparently random, motiveless, or sexually oriented. Sexual assaults that are known or suspected to be part of a series and/ or are committed by a stranger. Missing persons where the circumstances indicate a strong possibility of foul play and the victim is still missing. Unidentified human remains where the manner of death is known or suspected to be homicide. Comprehensive case information submitted to ViCAP is maintained in the ViCAP Web National Crime Database and is automatically compared to all other cases in the databases to identify potentially related cases. 5. An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:00 Jun 11, 2019 Jkt 247001 estimated for an average respondent to respond: Of the approximately 18,000 government law enforcement agencies that are eligible to submit cases, it is estimated that thirty to fifty percent will actually submit cases to ViCAP. The time burden of the respondents is less than 60 minutes per form. 6. An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 5,000 annual burden 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.405A, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: June 7, 2019. Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2019–12414 Filed 6–11–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Federal Bureau of Investigation [OMB Number 1110–0043] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; Reinstatement, Without Change, of a Previously Approved Collection for Which Approval Has Expired Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Criminal Justice Information Services Division. The National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) Voluntary Appeal File (VAF) Brochure and the online application process. ACTION: 30-Day notice. AGENCY: The Department of Justice (DOJ), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division 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. DATES: The Department of Justice encourages public comment and will accept input until July 12, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have 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 the Federal Bureau of SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00130 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Investigation, Criminal Justice Information Services Division, National Instant Criminal Background Check System Section, Module A–3, 1000 Custer Hollow Road, Clarksburg, West Virginia 26306, or email NICS@fbi.gov Attention: OMB PRA 1110–0043 Written comments and/or suggestions can also be directed to the Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention Department of Justice Desk Officer, Washington, DC 20503. Additionally, comments may be submitted via email to OIRA_ submission@omb.eop.gov. 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 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; —Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; 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, without change, of a previously approved collection for which approval has expired (2) Title of the Form/Collection: The National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) Voluntary Appeal File (VAF) Brochure and the online application process. (3) Agency form number: 1110–0043. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Potential firearm purchasers. If a potential purchaser is delayed or denied a firearm and successfully appeals the decision, the NICS Section cannot retain a record of the overturned appeal or the supporting E:\FR\FM\12JNN1.SGM 12JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 113 / Wednesday, June 12, 2019 / Notices documentation. If the record is not able to be updated or the fingerprints are non-identical to a disqualifying record used in the evaluation, the purchaser continues to be delayed or denied, and if that individual appeals the decision, the documentation/information (e.g., fingerprint cards, court records, pardons, etc.) must be resubmitted for every subsequent purchase. The VAF was established per 28 CFR, Part 25.10(g), for this reason. By this process, applicants can voluntarily request the NICS Section maintain information about themselves in the VAF to prevent future extended delays or denials of a firearm transfer. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: It is estimated the time it takes to read, complete, and upload documents is 30 minutes. Travel time to the fingerprinting facility and post office is not factored in the time estimate. The NICS Section estimates 4,000 respondents yearly. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: With 4,000 applicants responding, the formula for applicant burden hours would be as follows: (4,000 respondents × .5 hours) = 2,000 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, Suite 3E.405B, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: June 7, 2019. Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2019–12415 Filed 6–11–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES Notice of Lodging of Proposed Settlement Agreement Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act On June 5, 2019, a proposed Settlement Agreement (‘‘Agreement’’) was lodged with the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois in In the Matter of the Rehabilitation of Centaur Insurance Company, No. 87 CH 8615, entered into by the United States, on behalf of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (‘‘EPA’’), the Department of the Interior (‘‘DOI’’), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration of the VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:00 Jun 11, 2019 Jkt 247001 Department of Commerce (‘‘NOAA’’), and Robert H. Muriel, Acting Director of the Illinois Department of Insurance, who acts as the Rehabilitator of Centaur Insurance Company (‘‘Rehabilitator’’). The Centaur Insurance Company (‘‘Centaur’’) is an insurance company in rehabilitation under the jurisdiction of the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois County Department, Chancery Division. In November, 2017, the United States filed a proof of claim (‘‘POC’’) under Section 205 of the Illinois Insurance Code, 215 ILSC 5/205, which provides that claims may be filed against insurance companies in receivership by persons with liability claims against insureds covered by the companies’ policies. The United States, on behalf of EPA, filed a $500,000 claim under a 1980 Centaur policy issued to the Sharon Steel Corporation (‘‘Sharon Steel’’) with a limit of $500,000. The POC alleged that Sharon Steel is liable for response costs incurred or to be incurred by EPA at the Sharon Steel Superfund Site in Farrell and Hermitage, Pennsylvania, under Section 107 of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (‘‘CERCLA’’), 42 U.S.C. 9607. The United States, on behalf of DOI and NOAA, filed a $1.25 million claim under a 1982 Centaur policy issued to LCP Chemicals & Plastics, Inc. (‘‘LCP’’), which has a remaining policy limit of $1.25 million. The POC alleged that LCP is liable under Section 107 of CERCLA for assessment costs and natural resource damages related to hazardous substances that migrated from the LCP Superfund Site in Linden, New Jersey to Piles Creek. Finally, the United States, on behalf of EPA and DOI, filed a $10 million claim under two Centaur policies issued in 1980 and 1981, respectively, to Avtex Fibers, Inc. (‘‘Avtex Fibers’’), each with a limit of $5 million. The POC alleged that Avtex Fibers is liable under Section 107 of CERCLA with respect to response costs incurred or to be incurred by EPA as well as assessment costs and natural resource damages at the Avtex Fibers Site in Front Royal, Virginia. Pursuant to the Agreement, the Rehabilitator will (a) resolve the claim filed under the policy issued to Sharon Steel by making a $500,000 payment to EPA, (b) resolve the claim filed under the policy issued to LCP by making a payment of $967,000 to NOAA and $33,000 to DOI, and, (c) resolve the claim filed under the policies issued to Avtex Fibers by making a $4,330,000 payment to EPA and a $670,000 payment to DOI. PO 00000 Frm 00131 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 27361 Under the Agreement the United States is providing a covenant not to file a civil action against the Rehabilitator or Centaur with respect to (a) all liabilities and obligations to DOI and NOAA under the LCP Policy arising pursuant to CERCLA at any site, (b) all liabilities and obligations to EPA and DOI under the Avtex Policies arising under CERCLA at any site, and (c) all liabilities and obligations to EPA under the Sharon Steel Policy arising under CERCLA at any site, whether such liabilities and obligations are known or unknown, reported or unreported, and whether currently existing or arising in the future. The covenant applies not only to the Rehabilitator and Centaur, but also to their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, parent companies, successors and assigns and their respective officers, directors and employees. The publication of this notice opens a period for public comment on the Agreement. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and should refer to In the Matter of the Rehabilitation of Centaur Insurance Company, No. 87 CH 8615 (Ill. Circuit Ct. Cook County), D.J. Ref. No. 90–11–3–10462. All comments must be submitted no later than thirty (30) days after the publication date of this notice. Comments may be submitted either by email or by mail: To submit comments: Send them to: By email ....... pubcomment-ees.enrd@ usdoj.gov. Assistant Attorney General, U.S. DOJ—ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, D.C. 20044–7611. By mail ......... During the public comment period, the Agreement may be examined and downloaded at this Justice Department website: https://www.justice.gov/enrd/ consent-decrees. We will provide a paper copy of the Agreement upon written request and payment of reproduction costs. Please mail your request and payment to: Consent Decree Library, U.S. DOJ—ENRD, P.O. Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044–7611. Please enclose a check or money order for $3.75 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. Jeffrey Sands, Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 2019–12329 Filed 6–11–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P E:\FR\FM\12JNN1.SGM 12JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 113 (Wednesday, June 12, 2019)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Federal Bureau of Investigation

[OMB Number 1110-0043]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection 
eComments Requested; Reinstatement, Without Change, of a Previously 
Approved Collection for Which Approval Has Expired

AGENCY: Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 
Criminal Justice Information Services Division.
    The National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) 
Voluntary Appeal File (VAF) Brochure and the online application 
process.

ACTION: 30-Day notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Justice (DOJ), Federal Bureau of 
Investigation (FBI), Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) 
Division 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.

DATES: The Department of Justice encourages public comment and will 
accept input until July 12, 2019.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have 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 the Federal 
Bureau of Investigation, Criminal Justice Information Services 
Division, National Instant Criminal Background Check System Section, 
Module A-3, 1000 Custer Hollow Road, Clarksburg, West Virginia 26306, 
or email [email protected] Attention: OMB PRA 1110-0043 Written comments 
and/or suggestions can also be directed to the Office of Management and 
Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention 
Department of Justice Desk Officer, Washington, DC 20503. Additionally, 
comments may be submitted via email to [email protected].

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 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;
--Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be 
collected; 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, without change, 
of a previously approved collection for which approval has expired
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: The National Instant Criminal 
Background Check System (NICS) Voluntary Appeal File (VAF) Brochure and 
the online application process.
    (3) Agency form number: 1110-0043.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary: Potential firearm purchasers. If a 
potential purchaser is delayed or denied a firearm and successfully 
appeals the decision, the NICS Section cannot retain a record of the 
overturned appeal or the supporting

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documentation. If the record is not able to be updated or the 
fingerprints are non-identical to a disqualifying record used in the 
evaluation, the purchaser continues to be delayed or denied, and if 
that individual appeals the decision, the documentation/information 
(e.g., fingerprint cards, court records, pardons, etc.) must be 
resubmitted for every subsequent purchase. The VAF was established per 
28 CFR, Part 25.10(g), for this reason. By this process, applicants can 
voluntarily request the NICS Section maintain information about 
themselves in the VAF to prevent future extended delays or denials of a 
firearm transfer.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: It is estimated 
the time it takes to read, complete, and upload documents is 30 
minutes. Travel time to the fingerprinting facility and post office is 
not factored in the time estimate. The NICS Section estimates 4,000 
respondents yearly.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: With 4,000 applicants responding, the formula for 
applicant burden hours would be as follows: (4,000 respondents x .5 
hours) = 2,000 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, Suite 3E.405B, Washington, DC 
20530.

    Dated: June 7, 2019.
Melody Braswell,
Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice.
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