Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Law and Order on Indian Reservations-Marriage and Dissolution Applications, 38114 [2021-15237]

Download as PDF 38114 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 135 / Monday, July 19, 2021 / Notices David L. Saghy, Deputy Director, National Geospatial Program. [FR Doc. 2021–15224 Filed 7–16–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs [212A2100DD/AAKC001030/ A0A501010.999900 253G]; OMB Control Number 1076–0094] Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Law and Order on Indian Reservations—Marriage and Dissolution Applications 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 renew an information collection. SUMMARY: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before August 18, 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 Tricia Tingle, Associate Director, Tribal Justice Support Directorate at 1849 C Street NW, MS–2603 MIB, Washington, DC 20240; or by email to Tricia.Tingle@ bia.gov. Please reference OMB Control Number 1076–0094 in the subject line of your comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information about this ICR, contact Ms. Tricia Tingle at (505) 563–3950 or by email at Tricia.Tingle@bia.gov. You may also view the ICR at http://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 lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:23 Jul 16, 2021 Jkt 253001 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 April 2, 2021 (86 FR 17396). 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 withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Abstract: The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is seeking renewal of the approval for the information collection conducted under 25 CFR 11.600(c) and 11.606(c). This information collection allows the Clerk of the Court of Indian Offenses to collect personal information necessary for a Court of Indian Offenses to issue a marriage license or dissolve a marriage. Courts of Indian Offenses have been established on certain Indian reservations under the authority vested in the Secretary of the Interior by 5 U.S.C. 301 and 25 U.S.C. 2, 9, and 13, which authorize appropriations for ‘‘Indian judges.’’ The courts provide for the administration of justice for Indian tribes in those areas where the tribes retain jurisdiction over Indians, exclusive of State jurisdiction, but where tribal courts have not been established to exercise that jurisdiction and the tribes has, by resolution or constitutional amendment, chosen to use the Court of Indian Offenses. Accordingly, Courts of Indian Offenses exercise jurisdiction under 25 CFR 11. Domestic relations are governed by 25 CFR 11.600, which authorizes the Court PO 00000 Frm 00128 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 of Indian Offenses to conduct and dissolve marriages. In order to obtain a marriage licenses in a Court of Indian Offenses, applicants must provide the six items of information listed in 25 CFR 11.600(c), including identifying information, such a Social Security number, information on previous marriage, relationship to the other applicant, and a certificate of the results of any medical examination required by applicable tribal ordinances or the laws of the State in which the Indian country under the jurisdiction of the Court of Indian Offenses is located. To dissolve a marriage, applicants must provide the six items of information listed in 25 CFR 11.606(c), including information on occupation and residency (to establish jurisdiction), information on whether the parties have lives apart for at least 180 days or if there is serious marital discord warranting dissolution, and information on the children of the marriage and whether the wife is pregnant (for the court to determine the appropriate level of support that may be required from the non-custodial parent). (25 CFR 11.601) Two forms are used as part of this information collection, the Marriage License Application and the Dissolution of Marriage Application. Title of Collection: Law and Order on Indian Reservations—Marriage & Dissolution Applications. OMB Control Number: 1076–0094. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Individuals. Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 260 per year, on average. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 260 per year, on average. Estimated Completion Time per Response: 15 minutes. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 65 hours. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to Obtain or Retain a Benefit. Frequency of Collection: On occasion. Total Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: $6,500 (approximately $25 per application for processing fees). 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. 2021–15237 Filed 7–16–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4337–15–P E:\FR\FM\19JYN1.SGM 19JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs

[212A2100DD/AAKC001030/A0A501010.999900 253G]; OMB Control Number 1076-
0094]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the 
Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Law and Order 
on Indian Reservations--Marriage and Dissolution Applications

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 Affairs (BIA) are proposing renew an information 
collection.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
August 18, 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 Tricia Tingle, Associate Director, Tribal Justice Support 
Directorate at 1849 C Street NW, MS-2603 MIB, Washington, DC 20240; or 
by email to [email protected]. Please reference OMB Control Number 
1076-0094 in the subject line of your comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information 
about this ICR, contact Ms. Tricia Tingle at (505) 563-3950 or by email 
at [email protected]. You may also view the ICR at http://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 
April 2, 2021 (86 FR 17396). 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 withhold your personal 
identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we 
will be able to do so.
    Abstract: The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is seeking renewal of 
the approval for the information collection conducted under 25 CFR 
11.600(c) and 11.606(c). This information collection allows the Clerk 
of the Court of Indian Offenses to collect personal information 
necessary for a Court of Indian Offenses to issue a marriage license or 
dissolve a marriage. Courts of Indian Offenses have been established on 
certain Indian reservations under the authority vested in the Secretary 
of the Interior by 5 U.S.C. 301 and 25 U.S.C. 2, 9, and 13, which 
authorize appropriations for ``Indian judges.'' The courts provide for 
the administration of justice for Indian tribes in those areas where 
the tribes retain jurisdiction over Indians, exclusive of State 
jurisdiction, but where tribal courts have not been established to 
exercise that jurisdiction and the tribes has, by resolution or 
constitutional amendment, chosen to use the Court of Indian Offenses. 
Accordingly, Courts of Indian Offenses exercise jurisdiction under 25 
CFR 11. Domestic relations are governed by 25 CFR 11.600, which 
authorizes the Court of Indian Offenses to conduct and dissolve 
marriages.
    In order to obtain a marriage licenses in a Court of Indian 
Offenses, applicants must provide the six items of information listed 
in 25 CFR 11.600(c), including identifying information, such a Social 
Security number, information on previous marriage, relationship to the 
other applicant, and a certificate of the results of any medical 
examination required by applicable tribal ordinances or the laws of the 
State in which the Indian country under the jurisdiction of the Court 
of Indian Offenses is located. To dissolve a marriage, applicants must 
provide the six items of information listed in 25 CFR 11.606(c), 
including information on occupation and residency (to establish 
jurisdiction), information on whether the parties have lives apart for 
at least 180 days or if there is serious marital discord warranting 
dissolution, and information on the children of the marriage and 
whether the wife is pregnant (for the court to determine the 
appropriate level of support that may be required from the non-
custodial parent). (25 CFR 11.601) Two forms are used as part of this 
information collection, the Marriage License Application and the 
Dissolution of Marriage Application.
    Title of Collection: Law and Order on Indian Reservations--Marriage 
& Dissolution Applications.
    OMB Control Number: 1076-0094.
    Form Number: None.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Individuals.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 260 per year, on 
average.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 260 per year, on 
average.
    Estimated Completion Time per Response: 15 minutes.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 65 hours.
    Respondent's Obligation: Required to Obtain or Retain a Benefit.
    Frequency of Collection: On occasion.
    Total Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: $6,500 (approximately 
$25 per application for processing fees).
    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. 2021-15237 Filed 7-16-21; 8:45 am]
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