Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed eCollection; eComments Requested: IER Charge Form, 31107 [2019-13832]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 125 / Friday, June 28, 2019 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [OMB Number 1190–0018] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed eCollection; eComments Requested: IER Charge Form Civil Rights Division, Department of Justice. ACTION: 60-Day notice. AGENCY: The Department of Justice (DOJ), Civil Rights 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: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for ‘‘sixty days’’ until August 27, 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 Alberto Ruisanchez, Deputy Special Counsel, USDOJ–CRT–IER, 950 Pennsylvania Avenue NW–4CON, Washington, DC 20530; 202–616–5594. 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; —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. khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Overview of This Information Collection (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of a currently approved collection. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:41 Jun 27, 2019 Jkt 247001 (2) Title of the Form/Collection: IER Charge Form. (3) Agency Form Number: [Form IER– 1]. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: General Public. The Immigrant and Employee Rights Section (IER) enforces the anti-discrimination provision (§ 274B) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), 8 U.S.C. 1324b. The statute prohibits: (1) Citizenship or immigration status discrimination in hiring, firing, or recruitment or referral for a fee, (2) national origin discrimination in hiring, firing, or recruitment or referral for a fee, (3) unfair documentary practices during the employment eligibility verification process (Form I–9 and EVerify), and (4) retaliation or intimidation for asserting rights covered by the statute. IER, within the Department’s Civil Rights Division, investigates and, where reasonable cause is found, litigates charges alleging discrimination. IER also initiates independent investigations, at times based on information developed during individual charge investigations. Independent investigations normally involve alleged discriminatory policies that potentially affect many employees or applicants. These investigations may result in complaints alleging a pattern or practice of discriminatory activity. If the Department lacks jurisdiction over a particular charge but believes another agency has jurisdiction over the claim, IRE forwards the charge to the applicable Federal, state or local agency for any action deemed appropriate. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: It is estimated that 340 individuals will complete each form annually; each response will be completed in approximately 30 minutes. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: There are an estimated 170 total annual 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, Suite 3E.405A, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: June 25, 2019. Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2019–13832 Filed 6–27–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–13–P PO 00000 Frm 00091 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 31107 DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs [OMB Number 1121–0219] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; Extension Without Change, of a Previously Approved Collection Juvenile Residential Facility Census (JRFC) Office of Justice Programs, Department of Justice. ACTION: 30-Day notice. AGENCY: The Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs, 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: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 30 days until July 29, 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 Benjamin Adams, Social Science Analyst, National Institute of Justice, 810 Seventh Street NW, Washington, DC 20531 (email: benjamin.adams@ usdoj.gov; telephone: 202–616–3687). 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 shall have practical utility; —Evaluate whether the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden on the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions that were used; —Evaluate whether and if so how the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected can be enhanced; and —Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\28JNN1.SGM 28JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

[OMB Number 1190-0018]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed eCollection; 
eComments Requested: IER Charge Form

AGENCY: Civil Rights Division, Department of Justice.

ACTION: 60-Day notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Justice (DOJ), Civil Rights 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: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for ``sixty days'' 
until August 27, 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 Alberto 
Ruisanchez, Deputy Special Counsel, USDOJ-CRT-IER, 950 Pennsylvania 
Avenue NW-4CON, Washington, DC 20530; 202-616-5594.

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;
--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: Extension of a currently 
approved collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: IER Charge Form.
    (3) Agency Form Number: [Form IER-1].
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: General Public. The Immigrant and Employee 
Rights Section (IER) enforces the anti-discrimination provision (Sec.  
274B) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), 8 U.S.C. 1324b. The 
statute prohibits: (1) Citizenship or immigration status discrimination 
in hiring, firing, or recruitment or referral for a fee, (2) national 
origin discrimination in hiring, firing, or recruitment or referral for 
a fee, (3) unfair documentary practices during the employment 
eligibility verification process (Form I-9 and E-Verify), and (4) 
retaliation or intimidation for asserting rights covered by the 
statute. IER, within the Department's Civil Rights Division, 
investigates and, where reasonable cause is found, litigates charges 
alleging discrimination. IER also initiates independent investigations, 
at times based on information developed during individual charge 
investigations. Independent investigations normally involve alleged 
discriminatory policies that potentially affect many employees or 
applicants. These investigations may result in complaints alleging a 
pattern or practice of discriminatory activity. If the Department lacks 
jurisdiction over a particular charge but believes another agency has 
jurisdiction over the claim, IRE forwards the charge to the applicable 
Federal, state or local agency for any action deemed appropriate.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: It is estimated 
that 340 individuals will complete each form annually; each response 
will be completed in approximately 30 minutes.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: There are an estimated 170 total annual 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, Suite 3E.405A, Washington, DC 
20530.

    Dated: June 25, 2019.
Melody Braswell,
Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice.
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