Agency Information Collection Activities; Bureau of Indian Education Tribal Colleges and Universities; Application for Grants and Annual Report Form, 27465-27466 [2021-10652]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 96 / Thursday, May 20, 2021 / Notices 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. We are 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. We will include or summarize each comment in our request to OMB to approve this ICR. 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: Submission of this information allows Assistant SecretaryIndian Affairs, Office of Federal Acknowledgment (OFA) to review applications for the Federal acknowledgment of a group as an Indian tribe. The acknowledgment regulations at 25 CFR part 83 contain seven criteria that unrecognized groups seeking Federal acknowledgment as Indian tribes must demonstrate that they meet. Information collect from petitioning groups under these regulations provide anthropological, genealogical and historical data used by the AS–IA to establish whether a petitioning group has the characteristics necessary to be acknowledged as having a governmentto-government relationship with the United States. Respondents are not required to retain copies of the information submitted to OFA but will probably maintain copies for their own use; therefore, there is no recordkeeping requirement included in this information collection. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:36 May 19, 2021 Jkt 253001 Title of Collection: Documented Petitions for Federal Acknowledgment as an Indian Tribe. OMB Control Number: 1076–0104. Form Number: BIA–8304, BIA–8305, and BIA–8306. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Groups petitioning for Federal acknowledgment as Indian Tribes. Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 10 per year, on average. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 10 per year, on average. Estimated Completion Time per Response: 2,075 hours, on average. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 20,750 hours. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to Obtain a Benefit. Frequency of Collection: Once. 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. 2021–10645 Filed 5–19–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4337–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs [2121A2100DD/AAKC001030/ A0A501010.999900 253G; OMB Control Number 1076–0018] Agency Information Collection Activities; Bureau of Indian Education Tribal Colleges and Universities; Application for Grants and Annual Report Form 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 July 19, 2021. ADDRESSES: Send written comments on this information collection request (ICR) to Dr. Katherine Campbell, Program SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00102 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 27465 Analyst, Office of Research, Policy and Post-Secondary, at 12220 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20191 or by email to Katherine.Campbell@bie.edu. Please reference OMB Control Number 1076– 0018 in the subject line of your comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information about this ICR, contact Dr. Katherine Campbell by email at Katherine.Campbell@ bie.edu, or by telephone at (703) 390– 6697. 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. We are 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. We will include or summarize each comment in our request to OMB to approve this ICR. 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: Each tribally-controlled college or university requesting financial assistance under the Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities Assistance Act of 1978 (the Act) (25 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.), which provides grants to Tribally Controlled Colleges or Universities for the purpose of ensuring continued and expanded educational E:\FR\FM\20MYN1.SGM 20MYN1 27466 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 96 / Thursday, May 20, 2021 / Notices opportunities for Indian students. Similarly, each Tribally Controlled College or University that receives financial assistance is required by Sec. 107(c)(1) of the Act and 25 CFR part 41 to provide a report on the use of funds received. Title of Collection: Bureau of Indian Education Tribal Colleges and Universities; Application for Grants and Annual Report Form. OMB Control Number: 1076–0018. Form Number: BIE–62107, BIE–6259, BIE Form 22, and the Third Week Monitoring Form. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Tribal college and university administrators. Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 29 per year, on average. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 29 per year, on average. Estimated Completion Time per Response: Varies from 1 hour to 11 hours. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 870 hours. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to Obtain a Benefit. Frequency of Collection: Annually. 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. 2021–10652 Filed 5–19–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4337–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLHQ260000.L10600000. PC0000.00.21X] Virtual Hearing on the Use of Motorized Vehicles and Aircraft Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of public hearing. AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces the date of a virtual public hearing regarding the use of motorized vehicles and aircraft in the management of wild horses and burros on public lands. SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:36 May 19, 2021 Jkt 253001 The BLM will hold a virtual public hearing on Tuesday, May 25, 2021, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time (MDT). ADDRESSES: The virtual public hearing will be held via the Zoom Webinar Platform. Written comments pertaining to the hearing and written statements that will be presented to the BLM may be filed in advance of the hearing through the Motorized Vehicles email address at BLM_HQ_MotorizedVehicle Hearing@blm.gov. Please include ‘‘Motorized Vehicles Comment’’ in the subject line of the email. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dorothea Boothe, Wild Horse and Burro Program Coordinator; telephone: (602) 906–5543, email: dboothe@blm.gov. Individuals that use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at (800) 877–8339 to contact Ms. Boothe during normal business hours. The FRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. All responses will be during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 and 43 CFR 4740.1(b), the BLM will hold a virtual public hearing on the use of motorized vehicles, helicopters, and fixed-wing aircraft in the management of wild horses and burros on public lands. The public will be notified of future hearings through press releases in addition to other public-facing methods (e.g., the BLM website). Although the BLM has previously held localized, in-person meetings on the use of motorized vehicles and aircraft in the management of wild horses and burros on public lands, the BLM has determined that, in light of the ongoing COVID–19 pandemic, a virtual hearing is necessary to ensure the safety of the public and Federal employees. Additionally, a virtual meeting that applies to all Western states where the BLM manages wild horses and burros on public lands will provide an opportunity for broader participation by members of the public who might be unable to travel and attend an in-person meeting The hearing will be open to the public and will be live streamed at www.blm.gov/live and through the Zoom Webinar Platform. Information about the hearing and how to register to speak will be posted 3 days prior to the hearing online at www.blm.gov/whb. The public will have an opportunity to provide verbal comments to the BLM during the 2-hour comment period or by submitting DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00103 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 written comments to the BLM email address (see ADDRESSES) by 5 p.m. MDT on Monday, May 24. Beyond live captioning, any person(s) with special needs, such as an auxiliary aid, interpreting service, assistive listening device, or materials in an alternate format, must notify Ms. Boothe 3 days before the scheduled hearing date. It is important to adhere to the 3day notice to allow enough time to arrange for the auxiliary aid or special service. Live captioning will be available throughout the event on both the Zoom Webinar Platform and the livestream page at www.blm.gov/live. Public Comment Procedures The BLM welcomes comments from all interested parties. Members of the public will have an opportunity to make statements (audio only) to the BLM regarding the use of motorized vehicles and aircraft in the management of wild horses and burros on Tuesday, May 25, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. MDT. To accommodate all individuals interested in providing comments, please register with the BLM 3 days in advance of the hearing. Individuals who have not registered in advance but would like to offer comments will be permitted if time allows. Information on how to register, login, and participate in the virtual hearing will be announced at least 3 days in advance of the hearing on the BLM website at https://www.blm.gov/ whb. Participants using desktops, laptops, smartphones, and other personal digital devices will be able to participate via audio only. Those with phone-only access will also be able to participate via a provided phone number and meeting ID. The BLM may limit the length of comments, depending on the number of participants who register in advance. Please see the ADDRESSES section earlier for the BLM email address and include ‘‘Motorized Vehicles Comment’’ in the subject line of your email. The BLM will record the entire hearing, including the allotted comment time. Comments should be specific and address the use of motorized vehicles and aircraft in the management of wild horses and burros. 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, the BLM cannot guarantee that it will be able to do so. E:\FR\FM\20MYN1.SGM 20MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 96 (Thursday, May 20, 2021)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-10652]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs

[2121A2100DD/AAKC001030/ A0A501010.999900 253G; OMB Control Number 
1076-0018]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Bureau of Indian 
Education Tribal Colleges and Universities; Application for Grants and 
Annual Report Form

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 
July 19, 2021.

ADDRESSES: Send written comments on this information collection request 
(ICR) to Dr. Katherine Campbell, Program Analyst, Office of Research, 
Policy and Post-Secondary, at 12220 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 
20191 or by email to [email protected]. Please reference OMB 
Control Number 1076-0018 in the subject line of your comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information 
about this ICR, contact Dr. Katherine Campbell by email at 
[email protected], or by telephone at (703) 390-6697.

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.
    We are 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. We will include or summarize each comment in our request 
to OMB to approve this ICR. 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: Each tribally-controlled college or university requesting 
financial assistance under the Tribally Controlled Colleges and 
Universities Assistance Act of 1978 (the Act) (25 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.), 
which provides grants to Tribally Controlled Colleges or Universities 
for the purpose of ensuring continued and expanded educational

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opportunities for Indian students. Similarly, each Tribally Controlled 
College or University that receives financial assistance is required by 
Sec. 107(c)(1) of the Act and 25 CFR part 41 to provide a report on the 
use of funds received.
    Title of Collection: Bureau of Indian Education Tribal Colleges and 
Universities; Application for Grants and Annual Report Form.
    OMB Control Number: 1076-0018.
    Form Number: BIE-62107, BIE-6259, BIE Form 22, and the Third Week 
Monitoring Form.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Tribal college and university 
administrators.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 29 per year, on 
average.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 29 per year, on 
average.
    Estimated Completion Time per Response: Varies from 1 hour to 11 
hours.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 870 hours.
    Respondent's Obligation: Required to Obtain a Benefit.
    Frequency of Collection: Annually.
    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. 2021-10652 Filed 5-19-21; 8:45 am]
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