Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Application for Admission to Haskell Indian Nations University and to Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute, 16235-16236 [2021-06275]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 57 / Friday, March 26, 2021 / Notices 25 CFR 293, Class III Tribal-State Gaming Compact Process and the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA), 25 U.S.C. 2710(d)(8)(A), (B) and (C), which authorizes the Secretary to approve, disapprove or ‘‘consider approved’’ (i.e., deemed approved) a Tribal-state gaming compact or compact amendment and publish notice of that approval or considered approval in the Federal Register. The information collected includes Tribal-state compacts or compact amendments entered into by Indian Tribes and State governments. The Secretary of the Interior reviews this information and may approve, disapprove or consider the compact approved. Title of Collection: Class III TribalState Gaming Compact Process. OMB Control Number: 1076–0172. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Extension without change of currently approved collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Indian Tribes and State governments. Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 40 per year. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 40 per year. Estimated Completion Time per Response: 200 hours. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 8,000 hours. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain a benefit. Frequency of Collection: One time. Total Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: $0. 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. 2021–06403 Filed 3–25–21; 8:45 am] khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 4337–15–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:14 Mar 25, 2021 Jkt 253001 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs [212A2100DD/AAKC001030/ A0A501010.999900 253G; OMB Control Number 1076–0114] Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Application for Admission to Haskell Indian Nations University and to Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) are proposing to renew an information collection with revisions. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before April 26, 2021. 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 OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov; or via facsimile to (202) 395–5806. Please provide a copy of your comments to Ms. Juanita Mendoza, U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Education, 1849 C Street NW, Washington, DC 20240; fax: (202) 208–3312; email: Juanita.Mendoza@bie.edu. Please reference OMB Control Number 1076– 0114 in the subject line of your comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information about this ICR, contact Dr. Sherry Allison, with Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute, by phone at (505) 346–2348 or by email at Sherry.Allison@bie.edu or LouEdith Hara, with Haskell Indian Nations University, by phone at (785) 749–8404 or by email at lhara@ haskell.edu. You may also view the ICR at https://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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00056 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 16235 collection requirements and provide 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 November 27, 2020 (85 FR 76100). 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 BIE; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the BIE enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the BIE 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: The BIE is requesting approval for the admission forms for Haskell Indian Nations University (Haskell) and Southwest Indian Polytechnic Institute (SIPI). These admission forms are used in determining program eligibility of American Indian and Alaska Native students for educational services. These forms are utilized pursuant to the Blood Quantum Act, Public Law 99–228; the Snyder Act, Chapter 115, Public Law 67–85; and, the Indian Appropriations of the 48th Congress, Chapter 180, page 91, For Support of Schools, July 4, 1884. Submission of these eligibility application forms is mandatory in determining a student’s eligibility for educational services. The information is collected on two forms: The Application for Admission to Haskell form and the Application for Admission to SIPI form. Haskell opted to not pursue approval of the Dual Enrollment as a part of this renewal. Title of Collection: Application for Admission to Haskell Indian Nations University and to Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute. OMB Control Number: 1076–0114. E:\FR\FM\26MRN1.SGM 26MRN1 16236 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 57 / Friday, March 26, 2021 / Notices Form Number: None. Type of Review: Revision of currently approved collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Students. Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 2,100 per year, on average. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 2,100 per year, on average. Estimated Completion Time per Response: 15 minutes per Haskell application; 30 minutes per SIPI application. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 800 hours. Respondent’s Obligation: Response is required to obtain a benefit. Frequency of Collection: Once per year for Haskell; once for SIPI, unless a student has missed more than two consecutive trimesters. Total Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: $11,155. 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. 2021–06275 Filed 3–25–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4337–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs [212A2100DD/AAKC001030/ A0A501010.999900 253G; OMB Control Number 1076–0153] Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Certificate of Degree of Indian or Alaska Native Blood Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) are proposing to renew an information collection. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before April 26, 2021. ADDRESSES: Send written comments on this information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget’s Desk Officer for the DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:14 Mar 25, 2021 Jkt 253001 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 Ms. Laurel Iron Cloud, Chief, Division of Tribal Government Services, Office of Indian Services, Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1849 C Street NW, Mail Stop 3645 MIB, Washington, DC 20240; fax: (202) 208–5113; or by email to laurel.ironcloud@bia.gov. Please reference OMB Control Number 1076– 0153 in the subject line of your comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information about this ICR, contact Ms. Laurel Iron Cloud by email at laurel.ironcloud@bia.gov, or by telephone at (202) 513–7641. You may also view the ICR at https:// 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 provide 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 September 30, 2020 (85 FR 61768). 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 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 PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Abstract: The BIA is seeking renewal of the approval for the information collection conducted under the numerous laws authorizing BIA to administer program services to Indians, provided that the individual possesses a minimum degree of Indian or Alaska Native blood. When applying for program services authorized by these laws, an applicant must provide acceptable documentation to prove that he or she meets the minimum required degree of Indian or Alaska Native blood. Currently, the BIA certifies an individual’s degree of Indian or Alaska Native blood if the individual can provide sufficient information to prove his or her identity and prove his or her descent from an Indian ancestor(s) listed on historic documents approved by the Secretary of the Interior that include blood degree information. To obtain the CDIB, the applicant must fill out an application form and provide supporting documents. Title of Collection: Request for Certificate of Degree of Indian or Alaska Native Blood. OMB Control Number: 1076–0153. Form Number: N/A. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Individuals. Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 100,000 per year, on average. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 100,000 per year, on average. Estimated Completion Time per Response: 1.5 hours. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 150,000. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to Obtain a Benefit. Frequency of Collection: Once. Total Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: $4,000,000. 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. 2021–06274 Filed 3–25–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4337–15–P E:\FR\FM\26MRN1.SGM 26MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 57 (Friday, March 26, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 16235-16236]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-06275]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs

[212A2100DD/AAKC001030/A0A501010.999900 253G; OMB Control Number 1076-
0114]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to the 
Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Application 
for Admission to Haskell Indian Nations University and to Southwestern 
Indian Polytechnic Institute

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, we, 
the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) are proposing to renew an 
information collection with revisions.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
April 26, 2021.

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 Ms. Juanita Mendoza, U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of 
Indian Education, 1849 C Street NW, Washington, DC 20240; fax: (202) 
208-3312; email: [email protected]. Please reference OMB Control 
Number 1076-0114 in the subject line of your comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information 
about this ICR, contact Dr. Sherry Allison, with Southwestern Indian 
Polytechnic Institute, by phone at (505) 346-2348 or by email at 
[email protected] or LouEdith Hara, with Haskell Indian Nations 
University, by phone at (785) 749-8404 or by email at 
[email protected]. You may also view the ICR at https://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 provide 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 
November 27, 2020 (85 FR 76100). 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 BIE; (2) will this information be processed and 
used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) 
how might the BIE enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and (5) how might the BIE 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: The BIE is requesting approval for the admission forms 
for Haskell Indian Nations University (Haskell) and Southwest Indian 
Polytechnic Institute (SIPI). These admission forms are used in 
determining program eligibility of American Indian and Alaska Native 
students for educational services. These forms are utilized pursuant to 
the Blood Quantum Act, Public Law 99-228; the Snyder Act, Chapter 115, 
Public Law 67-85; and, the Indian Appropriations of the 48th Congress, 
Chapter 180, page 91, For Support of Schools, July 4, 1884. Submission 
of these eligibility application forms is mandatory in determining a 
student's eligibility for educational services. The information is 
collected on two forms: The Application for Admission to Haskell form 
and the Application for Admission to SIPI form. Haskell opted to not 
pursue approval of the Dual Enrollment as a part of this renewal.
    Title of Collection: Application for Admission to Haskell Indian 
Nations University and to Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute.
    OMB Control Number: 1076-0114.

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    Form Number: None.
    Type of Review: Revision of currently approved collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Students.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 2,100 per year, on 
average.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 2,100 per year, on 
average.
    Estimated Completion Time per Response: 15 minutes per Haskell 
application; 30 minutes per SIPI application.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 800 hours.
    Respondent's Obligation: Response is required to obtain a benefit.
    Frequency of Collection: Once per year for Haskell; once for SIPI, 
unless a student has missed more than two consecutive trimesters.
    Total Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: $11,155.
    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. 2021-06275 Filed 3-25-21; 8:45 am]
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