Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested; Extension of Currently Approved Collection: Survey of Sexual Victimization (SSV), 22073-22074 [2021-08588]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 78 / Monday, April 26, 2021 / Notices for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. 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 agencies 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: Approval of a new collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Federal Bureau of Investigation Hazardous Devices School Course Application. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: Agency form number: FD–731. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: This form is utilized by the FBI, Hazardous Devices School to collection information needed during a review process of the identification and qualification of prospective students, and to initiate a review of security clearance status prior to being granted access to law enforcement sensitive and classified facilities and information. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond/reply: It is estimated that 1000 respondents will complete each form within approximately 45 minutes. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: There are an estimated 700 total annual burden hours associated with this collection. If additional information is required contact: Melody Braswell, Department VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:01 Apr 23, 2021 Jkt 253001 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: April 21, 2021. Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer, PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2021–08582 Filed 4–23–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs [OMB Number 1121–0292] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested; Extension of Currently Approved Collection: Survey of Sexual Victimization (SSV) Bureau of Justice Statistics, Office of Justice Programs, Department of Justice. ACTION: 60-Day notice. AGENCY: The Bureau of Justice Statistics, Office of Justice Programs, Department of Justice (DOJ), 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 60 days until June 25, 2021. 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 Laura Maruschak, Statistician, Corrections Statistics Unit, Bureau of Justice Statistics, 810 Seventh Street NW, Washington, DC 20531 (email: Laura.Maruschak@usdoj.gov; telephone: 202–307–5986). 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 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 22073 —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: Extension of a currently approved collection. (2) The Title of the Form/Collection: Survey of Sexual Victimization [formerly the Survey of Sexual Violence]. (3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: Form numbers for the questionnaires are SSV–1, SSV–2, SSV–3, SSV–4, SSV–5, SSV–6, SSV–IA, and SSV–IJ. 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: Primary: State, Local, or Tribal Government correctional facilities. Other: Federal Government and business (privately operated correctional institutions, both for-profit and not-for-profit). The data will be used to develop national estimates of the incidence and prevalence of sexual assault within correctional facilities, as well as characteristics of substantiated incidents, as required under the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (Pub. L. 108–79). (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 1,581 adult and juvenile correctional systems and facilities. (This estimate assumes a response rate of 100%.) Federal and state correctional systems for adults and juveniles (102 respondents) will take an estimated 60 minutes to complete the summary form; local, military, Immigrations and Customs Enforcement, tribal, and privatelyoperated facilities (1,479 respondents) will take an estimated 30 minutes to E:\FR\FM\26APN1.SGM 26APN1 22074 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 78 / Monday, April 26, 2021 / Notices complete the summary form; and each incident form (an estimated 3,000 incident forms will be completed each year, one for each incident that was substantiated) will take about 30 minutes. The burden estimates are based on data from the prior administration of the SSV. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: There is an estimated 2,342 total burden hours per year associated with this collection, with a combined total of 7,026 for the three years. 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: April 21, 2021. Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2021–08588 Filed 4–23–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs [OMB Number 1121–0314] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested; Reinstatement of a Previously Approved Collection: Firearm Inquiry Statistics (FIST) Program Bureau of Justice Statistics, Office of Justice Programs, Department of Justice. ACTION: 30-Day notice. AGENCY: The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), Office of Justice Programs, Department of Justice (DOJ), 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. BJS received one comment in response. The comment supported reinstatement of the FIST collection. It also suggested that FIST could collect information on how often firearms are transferred without a passed background check due to checks not being completed in the allowable time. However, information on this may be found in NICS Operations Reports. The comment also suggested a study of NICS data flow that is outside the scope SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:01 Apr 23, 2021 Jkt 253001 of the immediate FIST project but would affect the data FIST collects from various sources. DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 30 days until May 26, 2021. ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. 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 a previously approved information collection for which approval has expired. (2) The Title of the Form/Collection: 2019–2022 Firearm Inquiry Statistics Program. (3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: The form number is FIST–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: Through the Firearm Inquiry PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Statistics (FIST) Program, the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) obtains information from state and local checking agencies responsible for maintaining records on the number of background checks for firearm transfers or permits that were issued, processed, tracked, or conducted during the calendar year. Specifically, state and local checking agencies are asked to provide information on the number of applications and denials for firearm transfers received or tracked by the agency and reasons why applications were denied. BJS combines these data with the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) transaction data to produce comprehensive national statistics on firearm applications and denials resulting from the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act of 1993 and similar state laws governing background checks and firearm transfers. BJS also plans to collect information from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) on denials screened and referred to ATF field offices for investigation and possible prosecution. BJS publishes FIST data on the BJS website in statistical tables and uses the information to respond to inquiries from Congress, federal, state, and local government officials, researchers, students, the media, and other members of the general public interested in criminal justice statistics. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: A projected 1,073 respondents will take part in the 2019/2020 FIST data collection with an average of 30 minutes for each to complete the FIST survey form. A projected 1,006 respondents will take part in the 2021 and 2022 data collections with an average of 25 minutes for each to complete the FIST survey form. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The estimated public burden hours associated with this collection is 537 hours for the 2019/2020 data collection and 419 hours annually for the 2021 and 2022 data collections. 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. E:\FR\FM\26APN1.SGM 26APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 78 (Monday, April 26, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 22073-22074]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-08588]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Office of Justice Programs

[OMB Number 1121-0292]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comments Requested; Extension of Currently Approved Collection: Survey 
of Sexual Victimization (SSV)

AGENCY: Bureau of Justice Statistics, Office of Justice Programs, 
Department of Justice.

ACTION: 60-Day notice.

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SUMMARY: The Bureau of Justice Statistics, Office of Justice Programs, 
Department of Justice (DOJ), 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 60 days until 
June 25, 2021.

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 
Laura Maruschak, Statistician, Corrections Statistics Unit, Bureau of 
Justice Statistics, 810 Seventh Street NW, Washington, DC 20531 (email: 
[email protected]; telephone: 202-307-5986).

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: Extension of a currently 
approved collection.
    (2) The Title of the Form/Collection: Survey of Sexual 
Victimization [formerly the Survey of Sexual Violence].
    (3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of 
the Department sponsoring the collection: Form numbers for the 
questionnaires are SSV-1, SSV-2, SSV-3, SSV-4, SSV-5, SSV-6, SSV-IA, 
and SSV-IJ. 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: Primary: State, Local, or Tribal Government 
correctional facilities. Other: Federal Government and business 
(privately operated correctional institutions, both for-profit and not-
for-profit). The data will be used to develop national estimates of the 
incidence and prevalence of sexual assault within correctional 
facilities, as well as characteristics of substantiated incidents, as 
required under the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (Pub. L. 108-
79).
    (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 1,581 adult and juvenile 
correctional systems and facilities. (This estimate assumes a response 
rate of 100%.) Federal and state correctional systems for adults and 
juveniles (102 respondents) will take an estimated 60 minutes to 
complete the summary form; local, military, Immigrations and Customs 
Enforcement, tribal, and privately-operated facilities (1,479 
respondents) will take an estimated 30 minutes to

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complete the summary form; and each incident form (an estimated 3,000 
incident forms will be completed each year, one for each incident that 
was substantiated) will take about 30 minutes. The burden estimates are 
based on data from the prior administration of the SSV.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: There is an estimated 2,342 total burden hours per 
year associated with this collection, with a combined total of 7,026 
for the three years.
    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: April 21, 2021.
Melody Braswell,
Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice.
[FR Doc. 2021-08588 Filed 4-23-21; 8:45 am]
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